Vancouver is a city that welcomes strangers

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Welcoming the Stranger is a timely theme: research by the Vancouver Foundation in 2012 revealed that Vancouverites are experiencing a crisis of social isolation.   As Catholics, we are called to “welcome the stranger” and we have been praying for an increase of charity, hope and faith in our community…. Read more »

Prayers for Parishes

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Prayer for Vocations O God, you have chosen the Apostles to make disciples of all nations and by Baptism and Confirmation have called all of us to build up your Holy Church. We earnestly implore you to choose from among us, your children, many priests, deacons, brothers, and sisters who… Read more »

12 Hours of Prayer for Palliative Care

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“Let us not underestimate the power of so many voices united in prayer.” – Pope Francis Join the Catholic Women’s League (CWL) for 12 Hours of Prayer for Palliative Care on May 4, 2017. This is designed to take place as a powerful lead-in to the National Hospice Palliative Care Week… Read more »

Archbishop’s Message for Easter Sunday 2017

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April 16, 2017 Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, As the whole Church rejoices with shouts of joy and praise, I happily extend to you my prayers for the true peace and happiness that comes from our celebration of Jesus’ Resurrection. This is an Easter unlike any other.  Everywhere people… Read more »

Archbishop Miller’s statement on Quebec shooting

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‘We will continue to reach out in solidarity to the Muslim community’ Vancouver Archbishop J. Michael Miller, CSB, released the following statement today, Jan. 30, in response to Sunday’s shooting deaths at the Centre Culturel Islamique de Québec.   I am shocked and deeply saddened at the news of the… Read more »