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Nov 12th What's Happening?

Updated: Nov 11, 2023

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

In this issue

  • All Saints' Giving Tree

  • Advent Retreat

  • Employment Opportunity - Parish Manager

  • Legion of Mary - Coffee & Conversation

  • Project Advance

  • QAS Applications

  • Liturgy Of The Word Training Opportunity

  • CWL Christmas Dinner


All Saints' Giving Tree

All parishioners are invited to participate in the All Saints' Advent Giving Tree which begins on December 2. The gifts will support organizations that represent people from all stages of life from babies in the womb to the elderly. This year we will be supporting:

  • Pregnancy Concerns in Coquitlam

  • Talitha Koum Society in Coquitlam

  • Luke 15 House in Surrey

  • Society of St. Vincent de Paul in Coquitlam

  • Belvedere Care Home in Coquitlam

  • Share Community Services in the Tri-Cities

  • Suwa'lkh Indigenous School in Coquitlam

Here is how you can give:

  1. Take a tag from the giving tree.

  2. Return the gift to the tree unwrapped with the gift tag firmly attached by Sunday December 17th.

If you need assistance to deliver the gift, please call and we can arrange to pick it up. Questions? Contact Lisa Styka at

Advent Retreat

Saturday | Nov 25th | 9am - 2pm | Parish Hall

As we approach the season of Advent join us on a day retreat where we will prepare and receive the light that will enter the darkness.

Our hosts will be CCO missionaries Megan & Miguel Andres. An amazing group will lead us in praise & worship throughout the day with adoration, discussion, fellowship and a Spiritual Pilgrimage to the Holy Land to see the places associated with Christ's birth.

Where: Parish Centre Hall

Light breakfast & lunch will be provided

Please register here:

All Saints is Hiring a Parish Manager

The key duties, responsibilities and job requirements are available on the Parish website -

Interested applicants can submit their resume and cover letter to: with Parish Manager in the subject line.

Thank you for your interest.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Legion of Mary

Saturday Nov 25th | 1pm | Parish Center Boardroom

Let’s gather for coffee and conversation.

Please scan the QR code to register or click below

For more information contact Ianne Rickson at 604-939-1741.

Give to Project Advance

So far, 148 parishioners have pledged $94,000 toward our parish goal of $150,000. The money will be used for building maintenance expenses and the salaries of parish employees. To donate, just go to or click the "Donate" button below, pick 'All Saints' from the list, and you're all set!"

QAS Kindergarten 2024-2025 (and Students entering Grades 1 to 7)

We are currently accepting applications for next September's classes. Kindergarten children must be born in 2019 (turn 5 years of age by Dec. 31, 2024).

Applications may be found on line on our website at: or picked up at the school office. A completed application can be submitted via email to: or dropped off at the QAS office. Office hours are 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Interviews will begin in January.

A Parent Information Night will be held on Wednesday, December 6th at 7:00 p.m. in the School Library. Come and hear about the school, ask questions, and tour the school.

An Open House will be held on Wednesday, January 17th from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. This is also a chance to come and tour the school.

Liturgy of the Word for Children Training Opportunity

Sunday | Nov 19th | 10:30 am | Parish Center Basement

Do you love children? Do you love sharing our faith?

If you feel called to serve the children of our parish through LWC, there is an amazing training opportunity coming up. Ms. Murita Chua, from the Archdiocese of Vancouver, will be training the LWC team on Sunday, 19 NOVEMBER, at 10:30AM (leading into the 11AM Mass, until about 11:30AM for Q&A). Training will be held at the Parish Centre's basement.

Kindly email Tammy at if you are interested in joining, or if you have any questions.

CWL Christmas Dinner

Saturday | Dec 2nd | 6pm | Parish Hall

All Saints’ CWL and Knights will be having their Christmas dinner on Saturday, Dec 2nd at 6pm in the parish hall.

Friends and non-members are welcome. Tickets are $45 each and can be purchased at the religious store on pancake breakfast Sunday (Nov 19th) or by contacting LaRaine at

Come have fun while enjoying a delicious turkey dinner with all the trimmings.

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