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Dec 4th What's Happening?

Updated: Dec 3, 2022

Find out what's happening in the Parish this week.

In this issue

  • Advent Penitential Services

  • Christmas & New Year Mass Times

  • Parish Staff New Hire

  • World Cup Final Watch along

  • The Advent Giving Tree

  • Young Adults Board game night

  • Queen of All Saints School Open House

  • Project Advance

  • St.Vincent de Paul

  • Simbang Gabi


Advent Penitential Services

Tuesday, December 6 at 7:00 pm

Let us ready our hearts by encountering the mercy of Jesus in the Sacrament of

Reconciliation. There will be no evening Mass that day. Here are the times of Penitential Services at other nearby parishes.

Christmas & New Year Mass Times

Christmas Eve, December 24, at 5:00 pm and midnight Mass (starting with carolling at 11:30 pm)

Christmas Day, December 25, at 9:00 am and 11:00 am (No evening Mass)

New Year’s Eve, December 31, at 5:00 pm

New Year’s Day, January 1st, at 9:00 am, 11:00am and 7:00 pm

Parish Staff New Hire

Sharon Dlima

We are pleased to welcome Sharon as the newest addition to our parish staff team. She will be working as a Pastoral Worker and serving in the Youth Ministry as well as with Maria and the Young Family Faith Formation. Sharon has been actively involved in ministry work in various parishes.

World Cup Watch Along

The Advent Giving Tree is back

Pick up a gift request from the tree in the church foyer and return the gift unwrapped by December 18. This year the gifts will go to: Talitha Koum Society, Agape Street Ministry, Luke 15 House, Hawthorn Care Home, Share community services, Pregnancy Concerns, St. Vincent De Paul and Suwa'lkh Indigenous school for at-risk youth.

Young Adults Board Game Night

Inviting all young adults, 19+ (including young adult parents*), to the All Saints Parish Centre downstairs, 821 Fairfax St, Coquitlam, for an evening of fellowship and boardgames from 6:30pm until late. Please bring along your favourite game, a snack or treat to share and a friend! We will provide hot chocolate; feel free to BYOB.

*Childcare will be made available in a toy-filled room nearby upon request until 9pm. Please message us via email, Facebook or Instagram to inquire and hold a spot. @allsaintsyoungadultministry

Queen of All Saints School Open House

Monday, January 9, 2023 at 7:00 p.m.

QAS is inviting you to their open house to come and listen to what the school has to offer.

Kindergarten and new student (Grades 1 to 7) applications are now being accepted for

September, 2023. Kindergarten students must turn 5 years of age before December 31, 2023.

You can download an application form from the schools website at and submit it to the school office. Application forms will also be available at the Open House.

Kindergarten applications should be submitted no later than January 13, 2023.

Interviews for all new students and their families will begin in January.

Project Advance

Our parish campaign has raised $105,000 so far – half of that amount will go to the archbishop, the remainder will be used by the parish to fund additional staff salaries. The 2022 goal is $130,000 so another $25,000 is needed before the end of December.

If you have not already done so, please make your Project Advance donation soon. The easiest way is through the archdiocesan website...

  • Go to

  • Choose All Saints at the very top of the parish listings then enter your donation amount and means of payment.

  • Your tax receipt will be emailed to you.

Let us work together to build up a strong and growing All Saints Parish.

St.Vincent de Paul

As Advent approaches, we are once again taking names of those who wish to have a

Christmas hamper. Delivery date will be December 17, 2022.

If you or anyone you know needs help, please contact St.Vincent de Paul’s Helpline at 604-518-7200.

Second Collection on December 11th will be for St. Vincent de Paul.

Simbang Gabi

December 15 – 23 at 7:00 p.m. (except 5:00 p.m. on Dec 17th)

To be properly prepared for Christmas, get out of the mall and come to Mass. After mass join us for food, music and special preaching. Come and enjoy yourself with other parishioners.

The weekday morning Masses will be cancelled during the novena.

The Commissioning Mass is on Wednesday, December 14 at 7:00 pm at St. Patrick's parish in Vancouver.

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