Posts by Catholic Parishes of Penticton (Page 26)

Gratitude: Re – Family Night

Thanks to Fatima, to the different countries who prepared the food and for all who came. ~ Fr. Obi I would like to express my sincere thanks to all those in attendance of our last Family Night. A special thanks goes to those representatives & cooks from Italy, Portugal, Nigeria, Philippines & Korea; and for the CWL for up keeping Canada while everyone was out of the country! ~ Fatima

K of C Corner: Global Wheelchair Mission

In an effort to change the lives of people with disabilities worldwide & in Partnership with the Canadian Wheelchair Foundation, the Knights have been working hard to raise funds to support this noble cause. To date, 50 wheelchairs have been purchased through local donations. We thank you for your donation. Presently, the focus of our parish and diocese is on the Pilgrimage of Faith Appeal which help in many ministries in our diocese/parish. So, we will be revisiting the Global…

Pilgrimage of Faith Campaign

Our Pilgrimage of Faith Appeal is now underway in our parish – We are grateful to all those who have donated. Each and every gift is important. Someone once said, ‘when I write a cheque, I’m writing it to Jesus and I know the purpose for which I donate will be fulfilled.’ Like the Magi, your donation is your gold to Jesus Thank you! Diocesan Goal Parish Goal Total St. Ann $36,150 $25,000 $61,150 St. John Vianney $14,400 $30,000 $44,400…

Presentation of Jesus in the Temple

Also designated as World Day for Consecrated Life February 2nd is a special day. It is the 40th Day after Christmas. On this day, Jesus is presented in the Temple, and the Church also celebrates World Day for Consecrated Life. Traditionally, we have the blessing of candles and procession to mark this day. So, come with your candle for blessing! In St. John Vianney, blessing of candles will be in the hall. In St. Ann, blessing of candles will be…

Family Nights 2020

Our Family Nights which is held every 3rd Sunday of the month will be alternated each month between St. Ann and St. John Vianney. Events begin at 4:30pm. Supper at 5:15pm and Mass at 6pm. Some months we may begin at 4pm. Watch the bulletin for details each month. Mass: 6pm Mass is usually at St. Ann. But this year, it will alternate between both parishes. Whenever Family Night is at St. John Vianney, 6pm Mass will be celebrated there,…

Upcoming Liturgical Workshop

My dear friends, the Eucharistic Celebration has been described by Vatican II as the Source and Summit of everything we do as the family of God – the Church. The Holy Mass and other liturgical celebrations have the power to change lives and draw us nearer to Jesus. The beauty of Holy Mass draws our hearts in, captures us and sends us on a mission. To explore more into the beauty and riches of the ministries we do at Holy…

Thank You from St. Vincent de Paul

The members of St. Vincent de Paul Society wish to again express our gratitude to all the parishioners and Parish Organizations of St. Ann’s and St. John Vianney who have supported the work of the Society so faithfully in 2019. We have been able to continue to operate our Food Bank, to provide occasional help for rent/utility payments, medical/work travel, dental help, apartment set up, replacement of kitchen equipment and a medical procedure for a child. Without your generous support,…

SSVP Gratitude & Envelope Information

The Society of St. Vincent de Paul would like to express our deep gratitude and appreciation for the generous support we received, from both St. Ann’s and St. John’s parishes. We are still counting on your generous support. For 2020, please use the donation boxes and envelopes that are located at the doors of each church. If you donate with a cheque a tax receipt will be provided, as usual (please make cheques payable to SSVP or The Society of…

Pilgrimage of Faith, St. John Vianney – 2020

I was hungry and you gave me food, I was thirsty and you gave me drink . . . Whatsoever you do to the least of my brothers and sisters, you did it to me. Matthew 25: 35ff Dear Friends, There are so many in our world today without food, without shelter, without clothing. With the generosity of the men and women of good will, we pray for the day when there will be enough food for every hungry child;…