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Mar 3rd Around the Archdiocese

Find out what's happing around the Archdiocese

  • Vancouver Diocesan CWL Bursary

  • Fiat Women’s Retreat

  • Estate & Memorial Planning Webinar

  • Humbled & Exalted Lenten Retreat


Vancouver Diocesan CWL Bursary

The Vancouver Diocesan CWL offers two $1000 bursaries to students entering first year full time post secondary education whose mother, grandmother or legal guardian is a League member.

The deadline to apply is April 5, 2024. 

Please go to for the application form and for a full listing of the bursary award criteria and guidelines.

Fiat Women's Retreat

March 8 -10 | Carmel Hill, Deroche 

Discover where God is calling you to be present and available at our Fiat Women's Retreat. Mary always made herself present and available while nurturing Jesus and accompanying the disciples before her Assumption into heaven. She is "the new beginning" of the vocation of women, exemplifying the richness of femininity.

Join us in discovering where you are called to be present and available in your journey of femininity. Open to all single women aged 18-35.

The retreat is on March 8-10 at Carmel Hill in Deroche. Cost is $200, with financial assistance available.

Registration deadline: Friday, March 1. Learn more and register via

Estate and Memorial Planning Webinar

Thursday | March 7th | 11 am | via Zoom

This free presentation provides general information for preparing or updating your will, learning about the beauty of the funeral rite, and formulating pre-need arrangements. 

You'll be pointed to complementary guides, tools and practical resources. The event is presented by Gardens of Gethsemani cemetery, a ministry of the Archdiocese of Vancouver. The next session is on Thursday, March 7, at 11:00 a.m. via Zoom. Learn more and register at

Humbled & Exalted Lenten Retreat

Saturday | March 9th | 9am - 3:30pm | Precious Blood Parish, Surrey | $25

Father James Hughes will give a reflection based on the Gospel of the day (Luke 18:9–14), offered through the lens of the Pharisee and tax collector, titled Virtue Stands in the Middle. With both personal reflection and small-group sharing, Father James will assist us to strengthen our work in the vineyard of the Lord - His ministry as leaders.

On Saturday, March 9, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Precious Blood Parish in Surrey. Cost is $25. 

Registration deadline: Wednesday, March 6. All who lead and serve in ministry are welcome! Learn more and register at

Family Retreat-Save the Date: 

August 28-30 | Stepping Stones, Deroche

We are excited to announce that we will be holding our first ever Archdiocesan Family Retreat this coming summer.

Please click here to join our mailing list for more details and to be notified of when registration opens. Spots are limited. 

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