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FUNDRAISING DINNER FOR REFUGEE FUND:
Tickets will be going on sale after all masses this weekend and the next 2 weekends for the dinner on Saturday, April 9th. Tickets: $15 adults, $ 10 children 6-12. Dinner will be chicken cacciatore, with tomato and mushroom sauce, pasta, garden salad, and dessert. Dinner at 6:30 pm. Doors open at 6 pm.
There will also be a silent auction, door prizes, grab bags and 50/50 draw. Everyone is welcome.
NO TICKETS AT THE DOOR.

REMINDER: PREP will be held during Spring Break – Wednesday, March 23.

PARISHIONERS taking part in the various ministries and coffee Sunday hosts and hostesses, if you are unable to keep your scheduled date, please find a replacement.
If you want your name taken off the ministry list contact the parish office.

CANADIAN CATHOLIC ORGANIZATION FOR DEVELOPMENT AND PEACE is forwarding donations from the Canadian public to Caritas Japan for its reconstruction programs. To donate visit www.rcav.org/japan.
RETREAT WITH REMI DE ROO: Bishop emeritus Remi De Roo will be giving St. Ignatius of Antioch parish a retreat from March 21 to 25 from 7 pm to 9 pm at St. Mark’s College Chapel, 5935 Iona Drive, Vancouver. The theme of his retreat will be “Lent: A Journey to Easter and Pentecost”. All are welcome. Advance registration: Thu Nguyen at 604-822-4463 or stignatius@rcav.bc.ca.

LECTURE BY DR. JOHN J. STAPLETON: Canadian Catholic Higher Education and the New Evangelization – a lecture by Dr. John J. Stapleton is presented by the Archdiocese of Vancouver in partnership with St. Mark‟s College and Corpus Christi College. Dr. John J. Stapleton is the Principal and President of the Catholic Colleges in Vancouver. March 23, 7:30 to 9 pm at Vancouver College’s Kucher Centre for Performing Arts, 5400 Cartier Street. Contact: Florence 604-822-6862×119 or e-mail: fchan@corpuschrist.ca.

LENT MINI RETREAT – March 25, Friday, 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm at St. Peter’s Church. Enhance your prayer time in 5 simple steps using journaling techniques. Facilitated by author Diane C. Doyle. Pre-register by phoning 604-880-7394 or go to www.sketchajournal.com. Cost $ 29.00 includes sketchajournal and refreshments.

A DAY OF CONVERSATION ON RELIGIOUS LIFE: A conversation on the call to religious life, prayer, community life, mission and ministry will take place on April 2, 9 am to 4 pm at the Immaculate Heart Early Childhood Education Centre, 789 Alderson Avenue, Coquitlam. Lunch provided. Donations gratefully accepted. To register or for more information: Sister Marie-vie: mariavie2000@yahoo.com; 604-871-9371; Sister Veronica: sihm@telus.net; 604-936-3455.

LENTEN RETREAT: A Lenten Retreat with Sister Cecilia Hudec. What helps us to see that the mountain is still worth climbing even when pain and suffering and the seemingly unattainable is before us? These questions will be explored during this retreat to be held on April 2, 9:30 to 4 pm at Rosemary Heights Retreat Centre, 3690 – 152 Street, Surrey. Cost $68 includes lunch. To register or for more information: call 1-250-380-9786; e-mail earthliteracies@shaw.ca.

ST. MARK’S COLLEGE is offering a one-day course with Archbishop J. Michael Miller, “A New Mission for a New Millennium”. April 9, 9 am to 4 pm at St. Mark’s College, 5935 Iona Drive, Vancouver.
To register: continuinged@stmarkscollege.ca; 604-822-4463.

STEWARDSHIP REFLECTION: Today we remember the Transfiguration. In today‟s Gospel, Peter says to Jesus that, „it is good for us to be here”. Do you ever wonder why there were not more disciples on the mountain that day? Could it be that they were too busy! Stewardship means that we are accountable for the use of all our gifts, including the gift of each day, our time. Once we spend our time we cannot get it back. How do you steward your time? Peter, James and John took the time to be with Jesus and were rewarded. It was good for them to be there!