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NO 9 AM MASS on Monday, March 4. Mass at 12 Noon.

No Bible Study on Monday evening this week.
No Catholicism series on Tuesday evening this week.

ZUMBA FITNESS: There will be NO Zumba on March 5. The last class is on March 12.

YAH Spring Tea Thursday, March 7 after the 12 Noon Mass. Tickets: Members – $ 5.00, Non-Members – $ 7.00 collected at the door.

Art and the Christian Faith: Hosted by the New Westminster Ministerial Association. Wednesday Evenings from 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm:
Worship service, refreshments, presentation and discussion.

March 6: Vestments: Reasons and Symbols at Mount Zion Lutheran Church, 930 Cumberland Street. Speaker: Katalin Janko & area clergy.

March 13: Icons and Iconography. St. Peter’s Catholic Church. Speaker: Fr. Lawrence Farley.
March 20: Stations of the Cross. St. David of Wales Church, 2475 Franklin Street, Van. Speaker: Chris Woods

PARISH MISSION – LENTEN REFLECTIONS with Fr. Ken Forster, OMI at St. Peter’s Church.
Sunday, March 3: 7 pm: Punishment and Reward: Do you believe that God punishes us for our sins?

Do you believe that he rewards us for good behaviour? Monday, March 4: 11 am, Compassion and holiness followed by Noon Mass.

6:30 pm, Mass & Homily followed by talk: Faith and good works. Tuesday, March 5: 11 am, Law and freedom, followed by Noon Mass.

6:30 pm, Pay what you owe or forgiveness followed by Parish Penitential Service & Reconciliation.

Wednesday, March 6: 11 am, Service and Justice followed by Noon Mass.
6:30 pm, Mass & Homily followed by talk: Prayer & Gratitude.

All talks will take place in the hall with an informal atmosphere for coffee and questions except Tuesday night in Church. Father Ken worked in Kenya for 12 years. Now he is the Pastor of Sacred Heart and St. Paul’s.

KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS: The Knights of Columbus invite you to belong to their organization. For info please call Rod Giddens at 604-525-3030. Knights of Columbus will have their membership drive in March

SHARE LENT VISITOR: CCODP (D&P) & the Vancouver Diocesan Council are pleased to welcome Fr. Isidore Ouedraogo, the Secretary General of CARITAS Burkino Faso, to St. Peter’s Parish, Saturday March 9, 5 pm Mass as our SHARE LENT guest. Fr. Ouedraogo is here to thank all the parishioners of the Vancouver Archdiocese for their contributions (the highest in Canada) they made towards helping drought victims in the Sahel region of Africa. After mass, we will have a potluck dinner in the hall and Fr. Ouedraogo will give an informal talk about his work. Everyone is welcome.

Sign up for Family Life in the Spirit Seminar: You are invited to join this LISS that will accommodate your whole family, children, teens and adults. Babysitting and lunch provided. Saturdays March 16 – May 11, 10:00 am (after 9:00 am Mass) to Noon at St. Peter’s Hall: Pre-registration Required Sign up at the back of the church today or by phone/email Bev 778-558-9551 or Roy 604-523-2769 or or Ashanti 604-526-9910. Everyone welcome!

Come and See: an Oblate Discernment Retreat for Catholic Men aged 18 to 40 at St. Albert, Alberta, March 15 – 17, 2013. Meet others like yourself who are seeking God’s will. Spend time in prayer and conversation. Are you interested? Contact Fr. Ken Thorson, OMI, at 587-985-3553 or at

Volunteer Grandparents fundraiser: The fundraising is in the form of Avon Fundraiser value packs for only 10$ including tax. Please browse our website to learn more about our history, programs and upcoming events. Info: Evelyn / Paul Taylor – 778 888 7887. Please visit us at the entrance of the church hall after 9am & 11am Masses, today, March 10 & 17.


Monday, March 4: St. Joseph’s, 140 Moody Street, Port Moody.
Sunday, March 10: Our Lady of Assumption, 3141 Shaughnessy Street, Port Coquitlam.
Tuesday, March 12: St. Patrick’s, 22561-121st Avenue, Maple Ridge.
Monday, March 18: St. Clare’s, 1320 Johnson St., Coquitlam / Holy Spirit, 244 Lawrence St., New West. Tuesday, March 19: OLM – 7455 10th Av. Burnaby / St. Luke’s, 20285 Dewdney Trunk Rd, Maple Ridge Wed. March 20: St. Francis de Sales, 6610 Balmoral St., Burnaby / All Saints, 821 Fairfax St., Coquitlam. Thurs. March 21: Sts. Cyril & Methodius, 472 E. 8th Av., NW / Our Lady of Lourdes, 828 Laval Sq., Coq. Sunday, March 24: St. Michael’s, 9387 Holmes Street, Burnaby.
Monday, March 25: Our Lady of Fatima, 315 Walker Street, Coquitlam.