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News from the Chancery - May 24, 2024

May 24, 2024 9:00:00 AM

News from the Chancery is published each week to share information and upcoming events with the people of the Diocese of Victoria.

We have 2 items to share with you today:

1) Deacon Joseph Yuson, a seminarian for the Diocese of Victoria, will be ordained to the Ministerial Priesthood on Saturday, June 22, 2024 at 10:00 am at St. Andrew’s Cathedral in Victoria.  All are invited to participate in Deacon Joseph’s ordination Mass, either in person at St. Andrew’s or via the livestream at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MulLFNXUEkI. Your prayers for Joseph and his intentions are appreciated as he prepares for service as a ministerial priest to the People of God in the Diocese of Victoria.

2) Applications are now being accepted for bursaries and awards offered by the Diocese of Victoria to outstanding students and educators.  The deadline for applications is July 15th.  More information and application forms are available at the following links:

  • The Jawl Bundon LLP Bursary ($2500): for a grade 12 Catholic student who has been accepted to a post-secondary institution.  Preference will be given to Indigenous students, and to students who live outside of Greater Victoria and Nanaimo.
  • The Blessed Marie Anne Blondin Bursary ($1000): for a lay woman who is accepted or enrolled in a program or course for ministry in the Church, such as religious education, social justice, liturgy, social action, care of the sick, etc.
  • The Char Deslippe Memorial Award​($500): for a teacher working in Island Catholic Schools or a parish catechist serving in children, youth or adult ministry.
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