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Announcements – July 8 & 9

Please be informed that in the absence of the bulletin, the verbal announcements are posted in the church foyer.

 
Grades 6-8 youth are invited to Canada Day Social this Monday, July 10th from 6:15-8:15pm in the Church basement. See you there!
 
Flame events for high school youth are back! Come join us for a night of fun, faith, and fellowship this Friday, July 14th from 6:30-8:30pm in the Church basement. No pre-registration required and new youth are welcome!
 
Everyone is invited to BC Day Outdoor Mass in Belcarra Park on Mon, Aug 7 from 8am-5pm. To reserve a spot in the school bus, please purchase tickets for $10 each in the parish office by July 15th. Space is limited.
 
The Sisters of the Child Jesus, who have been a presence in this parish since 1931, are celebrating 350 years of foundation. On August 11th at 5pm, Archbishop Miller will celebrate Mass. The sisters invite you to join them in prayer and for the reception which follows in the church basement.
 
Please mark your calendar for Fr. Pierre’s Grand Farewell Party on Saturday, August 19th from 12-5pm. More information to follow next week.
 
Are you a high school student wanting to have a blast this summer?? Then, Camp FLAME is for you! Join this annual retreat on August 25-27 in Camp Capilano. This year’s retreat is entitled, ‘Called by Name’ and invites teens to open up and respond to God’s call in their lives. Cost is $70 per person and financial assistance is available. For info, please contact our Parish Youth Ministry Office. Registration is extended until July 15th. Forms are available in the Youth Ministry bulletin board.
 
A BIG thank you to all who participated in the School Raffle. Raffle results are posted in the church foyer.
 
Are you an adult who would like to join the Catholic Church? Perhaps you are a baptized Catholic, but lack the Sacrament of First Communion or Confirmation. Maybe you have been a Catholic your whole life and would just like to understand more about your faith. Welcome to St. Mary’s Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults programme! We start in mid-September and are taking registrations now. Do not miss this life-changing opportunity. If interested, please contact the Parish Office.