Category Archives: Educational

Conventions, Conventions, Conventions!

The upcoming months are full of exciting events with conventions taking place at the diocesan, provincial and national level. Diocesan Convention April 30th-May 2nd, 2015 Our Lady of Sorrows Parish Register by April 10th to be a part of the … Continue reading

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Estate Planning Workshop

The Archdiocese will be holding workshops that will cover topics such as will preparation, power of attorney, advance care planning, cemetery selection and funeral/burial instructions. A workshop in Coquitlam will be held on Tuesday, March 24th at St. Clare of … Continue reading

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World Day of Migrants and Refugees

The World Day of Migrants and Refugees mass was celebrated at Our Lady of Sorrows Church with Archbishop Michael Miller on January 18th.  “Church without frontiers, Mother to all“ was the theme of Pope Francis` letter on the 101st anniversary of … Continue reading

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Red Light Green Light

The Archdiocese will be holding a free screening of the film Red Light Green Light this month. This film explores the issue of sex trafficking and attempts to answer the question, “how can we prevent sexual exploitation before it happens … Continue reading

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Modern Day Slavery

Slavery is not a word we connect with current day events. The word brings to mind history textbooks with stories of ancient Egypt or of African slaves in America. However, slavery is an evil that continues to exist today in … Continue reading

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Stamping out Social Injustice

To support the Canadian Catholic Organization for Development and Peace (CCODP), our CWL council has been collecting used postage stamps. The stamps are sold to collectors and the funds raised allow the CCODP to continue their work towards social and … Continue reading

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Updated Post – Archdiocesan Convention

We have updated our posting about the Vancouver Archdiocesan Convention held in May 2013 with more photos. Click here  to view that post.

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Couponing Workshop

Thank you to Jessica for running a fantastic coupon workshop. Our group gained great insight into various strategies for lowering our grocery bills. It is amazing what opportunities are out there to save money if one knows what to look … Continue reading

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2013 March for Life

This year’s annual March for Life is on Thursday, May 9, 2013 in Victoria. The day begins with a noon Mass at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church (2060 Hautlain St) celebrated by the Marchers will then meet at 1:45 at Centennial … Continue reading

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Fighting Gendercide in our Community

Abortion is an issue that makes news headlines with some regularity. Currently, there is some discussion regarding sex-selective pregnancy terminations; abortions that are done simply because the gender of the child is not the one that the parents want. Sadly, … Continue reading

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