Bulletin - St. Rose of Lima
If you are a visitor to St. Rose of Lima we want you to know how welcome you are, whether
you have come from another part of the country, or from across the world, or simply from
another parish in the Diocese. Please join us in the church basement after Sunday Mass for
coffee, goodies and conversation.
Welcome to Fr. Marc Parent
Fr. Marc is our celebrant until Fr. Mike
This week in the parish:
Monday, February 2nd.
6 – 8 p.m. Weight Watcher’s meeting
Thursday, February 5th.
Friday, February 6th.
No Mass and Adoration
9 – 3 p.m. VIHA Mobile Adult meeting
Saturday, February 7th.
10:30 am -12:30 pm Sooke Philharmonic
Chorus Choir practice
5 p.m. Mass - Intentions for the people
St. Vincent de Paul collection after mass
Sunday, February 8th.
10 am Mass
St. Vincent de Paul collection after mass
“In so far as you did this for
one of the least of my
brothers, you did it for me”
Unfortunately, life is more difficult for
some individuals then ourselves, please
remember those who are less fortunate.
St. Rose of Lima Conference – The Society
of St. Vincent de Paul
Please Pray for all our parishioners
who are ill, at home, or in the hospital;
Andrew Cullum, Corina & Basil DeVries,
Peter Kaglik, Fr. Gary Hartmann.
to our friends:
Robert Sequin, Jan.
Swallow, Feb. 3rd.
The Pastor’s Desk
Greetings from Fort Nelson
I was saying last week how warm it has
been here in Fort Nelson and on Tuesday
of this week the temperatures dropped to
more seasonal temperatures of -17 highs
and -27 for the lows. The forecast is for
light snowfall and after that sunny for the
weekend and into next week.
On Tuesday I will be going up to
Whitehorse for a few days to visit. It is
about 960 km from here so a day`s drive.
Laird Hot Springs is on the way and I be
bringing my swimming trunks to dip into
the springs on the way there and back to
to help with the
Sunday Coffee after
If we like to have
mass we need the help of more people to
set up the coffee/tea and do the cleanup
Beverley, Paula and Marjorie doing it for
months now and they need a break.
Please see the list on the bulletin board
and sign your name to the week that you
like to volunteer. We need 2-3 people per
week. Men welcome too! Thank you.
The 2014 Income Tax Receipts
for your donations are at the foyer. Please
take yours on your way home.
2015 Collection Envelopes
home after mass.
There also free (not
assigned to a person) envelopes for those
that would like start using them to get a
tax receipt at the end of the year. Pre
Authorized Donation forms (PAD)
available next to the envelopes.
Please read the
Synod Reflection letter by Bishop Gary
Gordon. Copies of the questionnaire are
available by request from our parish
office if you don’t like to download it
yourself from our parish’s or the
You are invited!
The Diocese of Victoria celebrates the
Ordination of Deacon Harrison Ayre to
the Priesthood on Saturday February 7th
at 10 am at the Cathedral & all are invited.
A noon Reception will follow at St.
Andrew's Elementary School Gym.
Eucharistic Miracles Exhibition is
coming to Our Lady of the Rosary Parish,
Langford, 798 Goldstream Ave. There
will be an opening Mass on Wednesday
February 4th at 6:30 pm followed by the
opening of the exhibition. The exhibition
runs from Thursday February 5th to
Sunday February 8th in the mornings
from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm and in the
evenings from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. For
250.478.3482 or e-mail at [email protected]
YDISCIPLE – Parish Youth Group for
Students Grades 7 – 10 YOUTH PARTY
Friday, February 13th. at 7 p.m. at Our
Lady of the Rosary Parish Hall, 798
Goldstream Ave. Langford. This is a pot
luck event. Bring a friend or two. We will
have a Presentation about St. Valentin;
Games, Music & Dance. Appropriate dress
required upon entrance. Info? Contact the
OLOR parish office Ph.: 250-478-3482
Email: [email protected]
Catholic Schools’ Week
Today marks the beginning of Catholic
Schools’ Week (CSW) in British Columbia.
The theme this year is Catholic Schools
Live the Joy of the Gospel. Each and every
year, Catholic schools throughout the
province join together to send a message
about the importance and value of
For those that are not aware, there are six
Catholic Schools in the Diocese (5
elementary and 1 high school) educating
1700 students. The schools are:
John Paul II in Port Alberni,
St. Joseph’s School in Chemainus,
Queen of Angels School in Duncan
St. Joseph’s Elementary, St.
Patrick’s Elementary and St.
Andrew’s Regional High School in
Thank you to all who have and are
supporting our Catholic schools. We ask
that whether you have a Catholic school
in your community or not, please pray for
our Catholic schools. Our schools are a
blessing to the diocese and the mission of
Diocesan Responsible Ministry and
Safe Environment Coordinator (parttime position)
The Diocesan Responsible Ministry
and Safe Environment Coordinator
administers the Responsible Ministry and
Safe Environment policy for the
protection of children and vulnerable
adults in Diocese of Victoria and Island
The incumbent will implement policies,
provide training, respond to questions,
maintain correspondence and respond to
concerns brought forward under the
direction of the Advisory Committee.
A detailed job description is posted on
our website http://www.rcdvictoria.org/
Please submit your resume to: Diocese of
Victoria, Attention: Responsible Ministry
and Safe Environment Advisory
Committee, 4044 Nelthorpe St., Victoria,
B.C., V8X 2A1 or via email to
[email protected] by February
'Join with us at a special Prayer and
Music in the style of TAIZE service,
Friday Feb 13th at 6 pm at Christ Church
Cathedral. 930 Burdett Ave in the
Jerusalem Chapel. Brother Emile from
Taize community in France will be our
guest for the weekend and on Saturday
Feb 14th at 6 pm we will have a second
Taize service at Fairfield United. All are
welcome to these Ecumenical gatherings.'
Contact for Assistance:
Fr. Mike Favero
Parish Secretary: Rita Rieper
Parish Pastoral Council Chairperson:
Baptism: Fr. Mike Favero 250.419.1392
Religious Education Co-Ordinator:
Father Mike Favero
and the Community of
St. Rose of Lima
Welcome You to
Sketch by Peter Kaglik
Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time
Saturday, January 31st. & Sunday, February 1st. 2015
Saturday 5:00 p.m.
Sunday 10:00 a.m.
Thursday 10.30 a.m.
Reconciliation, Baptism, Weddings:
Please call to make an appointment.
Tuesday 12:00 noon – 3:00 p.m.
Wednesday 10:00 am – 12:00 noon
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Office Phone: 250.642.3945
Fr. Mike Favero: 250.419.1392
E-Mail: [email protected]
Mailing Address: St. Rose of Lima Parish
2191 Townsend Rd. Sooke, B.C. V9Z 0H4
E-mail Fr. Mike: [email protected]
Are you new to our Parish?
We would like to hear
Please complete the Parish
Registration form located at
the front of the church or
contact the parish office.
Allergies: To help people with allergies,
please do not wear perfume, scented bodylotion or aftershave at Mass. Thank you.
Please make sure your cell phone is turned
off. Thank you.
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Bulletin Deadline: Wednesday at 1:00 p.m.