St. Joseph The Worker Parish

St. Joseph The Worker Parish

Parish Office Regular Hours

Tue - Friday: 8:30am - 3:30pm
             Sat, Sun, Monday: Closed
             

Bishop's Annual Appeal Spirit of Hope -  Healing & Reconciliation

The Diocese portion of the 2021 Appeal is dedicated to Indigenous projects and reconciliation initiatives.

Our Parish project is:

Anawim House, St. Vincent de Paul and 9-10 Club (Soup Kitchen)

    Parish Goal: $58,000       Actual to Date:  $20,960     Number of Gifts: 38

 

Every dollar raised to the goal - 20% goes to the parish project

Every dollar raised above the goal - 80% goes to the parish project

Every dollar raised over 200% of the goal - 100% goes to the parish project


Memo Update  New Age Mask Mandate  September 29, 2021

Memo New age for mask mandate Sept 29 2021

Message from the Chancery September 9, 2021

Mask mandate, proof of vaccination and worship services

Memo Mask Mandate Proof of Vaccination Sept 9 2021

To summarize:

  • Masks are now required for all activities inside church buildings, including worship services

  • Proof of vaccination is not required for worship services, receptions following worship services, meetings that have a worship component, or essential services

  • Proof of vaccination is required for all other uses of church buildings with more than 50 people in attendance.          

 


Mass Live-Streamed on Saturday  at 5:00pm

Rosary "Talks" on the Merits of Praying the Rosary Daily also live-streamed

Please click here for the link to livestream Masses and Rosary Talks

 

How to say the Rosary in the style of St Louis De Montfort

Our Lady's 15 Promises for Praying the Rosary with explanation

Posted on: October 20, 2021

Pastoral Appointments


Pastoral Appointment Memo October 2021

Posted on: October 20, 2021

Commitment Weekend Questions and Answers Oct 23 2021

During Commitment Weekend (October 23-October 24, 2021) parishioners are invited to prayerfully discern their commitment to the Bishop of Victoria’s Annual Appeal – Spirit of Hope – Healing & Reconciliation. 

The link below provides more information to respond to questions that have been posed regarding the various fundraising efforts that have been mentioned over the course of the last few months.

Commitment Weekend Questions and Answers

Posted on: September 29, 2021

Bishops Announce $30M National Pledge to Support Healing & Reconciliation

Please click below to read a News Release from the Communications Service of the CCCB which states that the Canadian Bishops have announced a $30M National Financial Pledge to Support Healing & Reconciliation Initiatives:

CCCB News Release 27 September 2021

CCCB - Resources

The CCCB collaborated with Salt+Light to produce and broadcast a special program entitled “A Catholic Response to Bill C-7”. The English and French programs are available on the Salt+Light website at the following links:

EN - https://saltandlighttv.org/blogfeed/getpost.php?id=100539

FR - https://seletlumieretv.org/blogfeed/getpost.php?id=25325


Announcement:

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