Diocese of Victoria
The 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. The Diocese of Victoria ministers to approximately 94,000 Catholics on Vancouver Island.
Emergency Assistance for Nepal
The world has heard, with deep concern, the news of the terrible earthquake, 7.8 on the Richter scale, that hit Nepal during the night of Friday, April 24. The epicenter of the quake was only 80 km from the capital, Kathmandu. Read more ...
Archbishop Emeritus Raymond Roussin SM
It is with great sadness and sorrow that I regret to inform you that Archbishop Emeritus Raymond Roussin SM, passed away this morning in Winnipeg. He was 75 years old and had been under the care of his sister, Mrs. Lucille Lang, since returning to Winnipeg. Read more ...
Funeral arrangements for the late Most Reverend Raymond Roussin SM, Archbishop Emeritus of Vancouver are as follows: Father John Kracher SM, a fellow Marian priest, will preside at a Prayer Vigil on Friday, May 1, 2015, at 7:30 pm, at the St. Boniface Cathedral, 190, avenue de la Cathédrale, in St. Boniface (Winnipeg), Manitoba.
The Funeral Mass will take place on Saturday, May 2, 2015, at 10 am, at the St. Boniface Cathedral, with Archbishop LeGatt presiding.
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Give Us Time ...
The Archdiocese of Vancouver has informed us of a new website, giveustime.ca, by the Euthanasia Prevention Coalition of BC., in response to the recent ruling of the Supreme Court of Canada on assisted suicide and euthanasia... read more