Wednesday, October 3, 2018, Montreal, Quebec – The Franciscan (Order of Friars Minor) provinces of St. Joseph (Eastern Canada) and Christ the King (Western Canada) are pleased to announce their upcoming union. This union will take place at the end of a process begun several years ago. 'Read More' for details.

The Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB) released a document entitled, Protecting Minors from Sexual Abuse: A Call to the Catholic Faithful in Canada for Healing, Reconciliation, and Transformation.

'Read More' for our statement

On October 27, 2018, we are hosting a Family Festival for the entire archdiocesan community with the theme, "One Grace, One Family, One Mission" (John 17: 21). 

The objectives of the Festival are:

  • To celebrate our faith and God's universal grace as a family that is united regardless of cultural and ethnic differences
  • To deepen our understanding and appreciation of our role as family members in the parish and the Archdiocese
  • To empower each member of the family to live out the mission that God has bestowed upon us - to be missionary disciples in the new millennium
  • To share our Time, Talents, and Treasures, leading us to spiritual growth and maturity of faith

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This year’s Western Conference for Liturgy takes place in the Archdiocese of St. Boniface (Winnipeg, MB) which is celebrating its 200th anniversary.  'Read More' for details.

ArchDiocesan Corner

Archbishop Richard Joseph Gagnon was born on June 17,1948 Lethbridge, Alberta to parents Therese Demers Gagnon and George Gagnon. He came to British Columbia with his family while still a child and attended both Catholic and public schools. He graduated from Saint Thomas Aquinas Regional Secondary School in North Vancouver before proceeding to study philosophy, history and English at Simon Fraser University, completing his Teaching Certification for British Columbia in 1976.

Bishop Gagnon's Seminary Studies were taken at the Pontifical Beda College in Rome from 1978-1983. Richard Gagnon was ordained to the priesthood at Holy Rosary Cathedral on June 24,1983, the Feast of St. John the Baptist, by Archbishop James Carney. The following month he became assistant pastor at St. Mary's Parish in Vancouver and also directed the Religious Studies program at Notre Dame Regional Secondary School until 1991.

Upcoming Events

OCT
18

Compassionate Healers Mass

Thursday - October 18

OCT
18

DivorceCare - Support Group

Thursday - October 18

OCT
19

Young Adult Beginning Experience

Friday - October 19

OCT
20

Alpha - Youth Program

Saturday - October 20

OCT
20

Dying Healed

Saturday - October 20

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