Carmel of St. Joseph Guild

CARMEL OF ST. JOSEPH GUILD – If anyone is interested in becoming a member of the Carmel of St. Joseph Guild, please contact Terry Sinclair at 1-250- 832-9418 for forms and information.

Active membership is only $25.00 and the rewards are “priceless”.

Catch the Fire Workshop

January 26th ……. "Catch the Fire".  A workshop to increase your enthusiasm and understanding of the CWL.  All women are welcome.  View the brochure explaining everything about the day.

The Knights of Columbus Bursaries

The Knights of Columbus of BC & Yukon State Council is once again offering bursaries through its Bishop Thomas J. Lobsinger Memorial Bursary Program.  Interested and qualified students should request for a bursary application form, in writing to the State Bursary Chairman at the following address:  Arcie J. Lim, State Bursary Chairman 3538 Gladstone Street Vancouver, BC     V5N 4Y7  For general information and the Terms of Reference, please visit their website; www., choose Forms & Reports and click State Forms link.  Applications must be received on or before the deadline of June 30, 2012. 

Anniversary Recognition

Please submit the names, dates and place of marriage of parishioners who are celebrating significant anniversaries this year.  Be it 25, 30, 40, or 50 plus years.  These parishioners will get a notice of anniversary from the Diocese.  These parishioners will be recognized at our annual diocesan pilgrimage to the Immaculate Heart of Mary Shrine in Cache Creek, Saturday June 9.

Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion

Please submit the names of the extraordinary ministers of Holy Communion for your parishes.  The deadline is Friday May 25th.  These individuals will be recognized at the annual pilgrimage to the Immaculate Heart of Mary Shrine in Cache Creek on Saturday June 9.

Worldwide Marriage Encounter Weekend

"A Worldwide Marriage Encounter Weekend was the greatest gift my parents ever gave their children."   You, too can make a huge difference for your family by considering attending a Weekend, April 20-22 at the Pacific Inn, White Rock.  Contact Steve & Mary:  Spots are filling quickly!

Catholic Women’s League Bursaries

Attached is some information on the various bursaries available through the Catholic Women’s League

Bursary Document

Lay Enrichment

Lay Enrichment Building a Culture of Love and Peace February 3 – 5 with Sr. Tarcie, Sr. Maria and Sr. Analisa, SFIC.

Registration form on the Diocesan website

Fatima Pilgrimage

Fatima Pilgrimage in April 2013 Join Fr. Peter Nguyen as he hosts a pilgrimage to Fatima & Lourdes with Barcelona on April 14 to 23, 2013. Mark your calendars for March 7, 2012 to meet with Tom MacLean from Collette Vacations for a presentation of this pilgrimage. For further information, please contact Perdita at Thomas Cook Travelwise, Kamloops at 250-851-0211 or the OLPH office at 250-376-5541.

Catholic Girls League

The CGL will meet on Friday January 20/12 from 6:00-7:30 at St. John Vianney – they will be having their elections and renewing memberships which are $10.00 for the year.  All girls ages 9-15 are welcome to join – regular monthly meetings are the last Friday of the month rotating between OLPH, St. John Vianney and Holy Family.  

Keep watch on the Parish website and weekly bulletins for more information or contact Jeanne Vos at 250-851-6800.