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Nov 12th Around the Archdiocese

Find out what's happing around the Archdiocese

  • Catholic Prison Ministry

  • Catechists' Evening With Archbishop Miller

  • White Mass for Health Care Workers

  • Date Night

  • Marian Pilgrimage

  • Annual Gold Mass For Scientists at UBC

  • Catholic Pacific College Fundraiser


Catholic Prison Ministry Volunteer Support and Development Day

Friday | Nov 17th | 6-9pm | Holy Name of Jesus Parish 4925 Cambie Street, Vancouver, BC V5Z 2Z4

This event is for volunteers and anyone who is interested in learning more about the Prison Ministry in the Archdiocese of Vancouver. There will be a presentation on Trauma Informed Care, with time for reflection and a keynote address by Archbishop Miller.

Free and open to all aged 19 and above. Lunch will be provided. Registration deadline: Thursday, November 16. Learn more at

Catechists' Evening with Archbishop Miller

Friday | Nov 17th | 6-9pm | Holy Name of Jesus Parish 4925 Cambie Street, Vancouver, BC V5Z 2Z4

Come and join the hundreds of catechists in the Archdiocese of Vancouver for this annual event where Archbishop Miller will honour, celebrate, thank, commission and give his annual exhortation to those involved in the catechetical ministry: PREP, RCIA, Liturgy of the Word with Children (LWC), CGS (Catechesis of the Good Shepherd), Vanspec, Youth Ministry (YM), Young Adult Ministry (YAM) and Lay Formation.

Doors open at 6pm. Program includes testimonies, a Mass of Commissioning, recognition of first-time catechists, and reception. Cost is $5.

Registration deadline: Monday, November 13. Register at

White Mass for Health Care Workers

Saturday | Nov 18th | 5-9pm | Holy Rosary Cathedral Hall, 650 Richards Street, Vancouver

The Catholic Physician's Guild is inviting all Catholic and Christian Health Care Workers to join the annual White Mass celebration with Archbishop Miller on November 18 at 5pm at Holy Rosary Cathedral. Mass will be followed by dinner and a discussion in the Rosary Hall beside the Cathedral. Brian Bird, a law professor at UBC, will be joining for a presentation on conscience rights in health care. Join this event for a great evening of connection and fellowship!

If you only wish to attend the Mass, feel free to join. To attend the dinner and presentation purchase a ticket at:

Date Night

Dec 7 | 6:30-8:30pm | St. Mathew's Parish, Surrey

All married couples, including mentor and mentee couples under the Witness to Love Program, are invited to join us for a joy-filled dinner of celebration and encouragement. It's a time set aside to:

  • Have intentional marriage-strengthening conversations

  • Learn and laugh with other couples with the same values

  • Hit pause and make space for your relationship, allowing the grace of God to shed wisdom and light to see each other in a new way

Cost is $30/couple. On Thursday, December 7, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at St. Matthew's Parish in Surrey.

Registration deadline: Thursday, November 30. Register at

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