News & Events
Mar 18, 2017
Clergy Appointments and Ordination to the Priesthood
Fr. Karam Alraban will leave Ascension Parish in Parksville on April 23, 2017, to begin a different pastoral experience in the Diocese of Victoria. Fr. Karam will serve as the Assistant Priest at Holy Cross Parish, beginning May 15, 2017.
Fr. Bernard Injou Lee, retired from the Archdiocese of Toronto, will serve as the interim replacement Priest and will arrive at Ascension Parish on April 18, 2017.
Fr. Michael Favero, on loan to the Diocese of Whitehorse for the last two years, will return to serve as Pastor of Ascension Parish, effective August 5, 2017.
Fr. Karam Alraban (L) and Fr. Mike Favero (R)
Ordination to the Priesthood of Deacon Michael Tran
The Roman Catholic Diocese of Victoria is pleased to announce that the Ordination to the Priesthood of Deacon Michael Tran will be held on Saturday, June 10, 2017, at 10:30 am at St. Andrew’s Cathedral in Victoria. A reception will follow at St. Patrick’s Parish hall, located at 2060 Haultain Street in Oak Bay.
Please join us as we remember the intentions of Deacon Tran in our prayers, as he prepares to celebrate this joyous occasion.
Deacon Michael Tran