Mission Appeal Mandate

Category: Outreach & Services.

The prevailing philosophy of the Mission Appeal Council is to make parishioners aware of the difficulties faced by developing countries, to assist missionaries who wish to visit the Archdiocese to solicit donations, and to administer the Mission Appeal program in a responsible manner in line with the guidelines set out in our Policy. In carrying out that goal, we invite baptized Catholics to express their missionary commitment by offering their prayers, personal sacrifices and financial... Read More

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First Nations Catholic Communities

Category: Outreach & Services.

First Nations Catholic Communities

Chilliwack Bands

Sardis (Saint Theresa’s Church)

Rev. Nelson Santos, CSsR, Pastor, St. Mary’s, Chilliwack Phone: 604 792 2764

Sunshine Coast

Sliammon (Sacred Heart Church)

Rev. Patrick Tepoorten, Pastor Phone: 604 485 5300

Saint Gerard’s (Wildwood)

Rev. Patrick Tepoorten, Pastor, Church of the Assumption, Powell River Phone: 604 485 5300

Sechelt (Our... Read More

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Building Commission

Category: Outreach & Services.

Building Commission

The Building Commission provides practical assistance in constructing facilities to serve the Archdiocese of Vancouver. The Building Commission is typically involved with projects such as the building and renovation of churches, schools, halls and offices. Fr. Stanley Galvon chairs the Building Commission which operates in conjuction with the Property and Infrastructure Office.

Building Commission

Archdiocese of Vancouver 4885... Read More

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Pro-Life Counseling Social Assistance

Category: Evangelization, Outreach & Services.

Pro-Life Counseling & Social Assistance

Catholic Family Services offers professional counseling for women and families who are seeking help in making a decision about a problem pregnancy. Post abortion counseling is also provided. 4885 Saint John Paul II Pastoral Centre, Vancouver, BC; 604 683 0281. St. Vincent de Paul Society provides material assistance for needy mothers. Located at many parishes. Read More

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Marriage Encounter

Category: Outreach & Services.

Marriage Encounter

The Marriage Encounter Weekend is designed to expand and deepen the joys of a married couple. The program:
  • Offers them a technique of loving communication that they can use for the rest of their lives
  • Revitalizes marriage by helping them to see what their relationship could and should be
It is also a program for priests and religious who want to revitalize their relationship with the people of God and... Read More

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The Door Is Open

Category: Outreach & Services.

The Door Is Open

The Door Is Open is a drop-in centre located at 255 Dunlevy Avenue, in the heart of East Vancouver. The centre supports the needs of hundreds of less fortunate people in the Downtown Eastside. The Door Is Open 255 Dunlevy Avenue Vancouver BC   V6A 3A5 Phone: 604 669 0498 Fax: 604 669 0498 Website: www.thedoorisopen.ca... Read More

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Hours of Operation

OPEN, 7 Days a week, 365 Days a year
4:00pm ... ALL Guests welcome
11:00pm ... ALL Guests... Read More

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Marriage Tribunal How We Can Help

Category: Outreach & Services.

Hope & Healing

The Marriage Tribunal ministry is one part of the Church’s effort to express the mercy of Christ by offering hope and healing for those who suffer the consequences of broken marriages. By investigating cases and causes of marital failure, the Tribunal attempts to determine whether a marriage in question was a true marital union according to the expectations and teachings of the Church and whether the parties are still bound to the vows that... Read More

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