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Palm Sunday at Holy Family, Vancouver

Blessing of Palms and Procession at Holy Family Parish, April 9, 2017 (Photos courtesy of Claire Phillips)

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Sacred Triduum in Toronto

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Holy Week at Holy Family, Vancouver

Liturgies Palm Sunday, April 9: 8 a.m., Low Mass; 10:30 a.m., High Mass Maundy Thursday, April 13: 7:30 p.m., Mass of the Lord’s Supper followed by Adoration until midnight Good Friday, April 14: 1 p.m., Stations of the Cross; 1:30 p.m., … Continue reading

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Blessing of Epiphany Water

Once a year, on the vigil of the Epiphany, Holy Mother Church blesses Holy Water in a most solemn ceremony. Among all the blessings for water found in the Roman Ritual (and there are indeed many), there is none more … Continue reading

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Feast of the Immaculate Conception

Solemn High Mass for the Feast of the Immaculate Conception Our Lady of the Assumption Parish 3141 Shaughnessy Street Port Coquitlam, BC Thursday, December 8, at 7 p.m.

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Prayer request

Please pray for Fr. Calvin Goodwin, FSSP, a former professor at Our Lady of Guadalupe Seminary and prolific commentator on the Extraordinary Form of the Mass, who suffered a severe hemorrhagic stroke on Wednesday, October 12. He is in the … Continue reading

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Chant Colloquium in Toronto, August 11-14, 2016

Gregorian Institute of Canada announcement: The Gregorian Institute of Canada is pleased to announce its 11th Annual Colloquium, to be held at St. Augustine’s Seminary, Toronto, ON, August 11-14. Our plans include a series of practical chant workshops ranging from … Continue reading

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Fr. Brian McDonnell, FSSP

It was announced on Sunday, June 5, that Fr. Brian McDonnell, FSSP, will be leaving Holy Family Parish in Vancouver, British Columbia, to take up a new assignment at the Priestly Fraternity of Saint Peter apostolate (Mater Dei Parish) in … Continue reading

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Bishop Schneider’s Comments re: Amoris Laetitia

  The paradox of the contradictory interpretations of « Amoris laetitia » “The recently published Apostolic Exhortation «Amoris laetitia« (AL), which contains a plethora of spiritual and pastoral riches with regard to life within marriage and the Christian family in our times, … Continue reading

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Deus ex Machina Blog: Interview with Una Voce International President, Felipe Suarez

This interview with Mr. Suarez was originally given an interview to the French website Paix Liturgique. The English translation was done by the blog, Deus Ex Machina.

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