In every thing give thanks: for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you.
1 Thessalonians 5:18

Diocese of Victoria

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Victoria comprises the whole of Vancouver Island, the islands off the west coast and the islands to the west of the main shipping channel up the Inside Passage, and ministers to approximately 94,000 Catholics.

Fort McMurray Fire Disaster Relief

My dear brothers and sisters,

As you aware, in our neighbouring province of Alberta, Fort McMurray has suffered a devastating wildfire that required the evacuation of thousands of people and caused immense damage to homes and businesses. Nearly 10% of the city has been destroyed. Miraculously, there were no fatalities as a result of the fire, thanks to the tireless efforts of dedicated and courageous first responders, emergency workers, and firefighters, and the grace of God ... read about ways to help

Homily from the Mass of the March for Life

In this Year of Mercy, a Jubilee called by our holy father, Pope Francis, we, as the Church, have been looking particularly at the spiritual and corporal works of mercy. We know that one of the great corporal works of mercy is visiting the sick, and it is that focus of our pro-life March this year: the taking care of people. I would like to suggest to you that taking care of people in their vulnerability and weakness is at the very heart of the proclamation of the Gospel of Jesus Christ in our particular time, and in this country today. Read the full homily

Jubilee Year of Mercy Video: Instruct the Uninformed


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May 24, 2016


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