News & Views (Page 27)

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;…

Christmas Season 2019 Schedule

Confession/Reconciliation Times December 10, in Princeton at 4 pm December 16, in Osoyoos at 3 pm December 17, in Oliver at 7 pm December 18, in Keremeos at 11 am December 18, in Summerland at 6pm December 19, in Penticton – St, Ann’s at 5:15pm Christmas Masses December 24th (Tuesday) Sacred Heart Reserve @ 4:00pm St. Ann @ 6:00pm St. John Vianney @ 8:30pm St. Ann @ 12:00am (Midnight) December 25th (Wednesday) St. Ann @ 10:00am St. Ann @ 6:00pm…

St. Vincent de Paul Christmas Hampers

Planning is underway for our annual Christmas Hamper Campaign and we are confident we will be able to fulfill the requests we receive with your continued help. We are blessed with the support you have given to St. Vincent de Paul Society and we hope you will join us again as we work towards filling and delivering Christmas hampers and gifts to those in need. Once more we are asking for volunteers and have posted our work schedule below. Could…

Now Hiring: Young Adult Minister

The Catholic Parishes of Penticton is hiring a part time Young Adult Minister. The person will work under direct supervision of the pastor and in conjunction with the parish team and staff. S/he will be someone who: has a deep sense of being a disciple of Jesus Christ and possess a thorough knowledge of and belief in Catholic teachings. enjoys working with children and adolescents, is passionate about the faith and loves to share her/his love of Jesus with the…

Happy Remembrance Day – Lest We Forget

We honour our veterans. Remembrance Day isn’t just about war and those we’ve lost, but about ideals and what we stand for. It’s about respecting our past and looking hopefully forward, and more than anything, thanking those who have served. God of love and justice, today we remember all men and women who died in defense of our country and its freedom. Help us to honour their sacrifice through our prayers and actions for peace in our world. Send your…

We Have Hired A Youth Minister!

We are happy to announce that we have hired a Youth Minister. Her name is Fatima Goncalves. Fatima is a member of St. Ann’s Parish, a Mum with three daughters, who with their dad are all actively involved in the life of our parish. Though Fatima has been the youth coordinator and has done a fantastic job with the help of Melinda Edis and others, her role is now expanded. In the weeks to come, we will share with you…

Now Hiring: Holy Cross School

Holy Cross School is looking to fill the following positions for the school year 2019-2020: Temporary Full Time Grade 6 Teacher – beginning as early as October 2019 until June 2020. BC Teaching Certificate required. Full time (6 hours per day) Education Assistant for grade 8 class. Certification preferable, but not absolutely required for the right applicant. Please contact Shawn Campbell at 250-492-4480 for more information.

Now Hiring: Youth Minister

The Catholic Parishes of Penticton is hiring a part time Youth Minister. The person will work under direct supervision of the pastor and in conjunction with the parish team and staff. S/he will be someone who: has a deep sense of being a disciple of Jesus Christ and possess a thorough knowledge of and belief in Catholic teachings. enjoys working with children and adolescents, is passionate about the faith and loves to share her/his love of Jesus with the young…

Do You Struggle to Hear the Mass? St. John’s now has a Hearing Loop, too!

A Hearing Loop has now been installed in St. John Vianney and is ready for parishioners with hearing aids to tune in using your own hearing aid when the Tele-Coil or “T-Coil” function is switched on. The loop system facilitates better hearing by delivering the audio signal directly to the recipient eliminating background noise, echo/reverb or being at a less than ideal distance from the sound source. Most hearing aids already have ‘T-Coils’ and it may be as simple as…