Ministries / Parish Groups

Parish Pastoral Council &
Finance Committee

 

 

Our Parish Council is a body of parishioners elected to work with the pastor to ensure the Parish is working effectively. 
Current Council Members:
Chair: Joyce Maykut
Responsible Ministry: Joyce Maykut
Liturgy: Marnie Homewood 
Secretary: 
Social:
At Large: Mark Dodds, Julie Ann Ishakawa

The Finance Committee oversees the Parish finances and make recommendations to Parish Council and  prepares the annual budget.
Current Finance Committee Members:
Administrator: Fr. Scott Whittemore
Chair: Marshall Heinekey
 Elizabeth Hengstler, Susan Eide, Joanne Oliver
 

Children's Liturgy / Catechism
 A special Children's Liturgy is offered at the 10:00 a.m. Mass on Sundays. Just before the readings commence, all children ages 3-10 are invited to join the teacher for a lively and engaging lesson based on the day's Gospel. They return to their families in time for the Liturgy of the Eucharist.
 
We also offer Catechism classes to children in Grades One through high school. for more information, please contact the parish office.
 

  Sunday Coffee and Fellowship
 Please join us downstairs for coffee and refreshments after the 10:00 a.m. Sunday Mass.
  
Family
 Social events for families are organized for the second Saturday of every month beginning at 12:30 pm. Please contact parish office for more information.

Our Lady of Grace also has its own youth oriented YouTube Channel: 
 
 Altar Servers
Catholic youth, who have received First Eucharist, are welcome to train as altar servers. 
 

RCIA (Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults)
If you've been away from the Church, are interested in becoming a Catholic, or simply desire an adult understanding of your faith, please contact the parish office at: 250-537-2150 

 Catholic Women's League of Canada
The Catholic Women's League of Canada is a national organization rooted in gospel values calling its members to holiness through service to the people of God. Our members serve in various parish ministries and committees as well as the community.
 
For more information, please see the link on the sidebar to our Catholic Women's League page on this website.
 

 Participate in your Mass!
 
We are happy to welcome greeters, choir members, musicians and families to help with the offertory.
 There are plenty of opportunities to get involved: 
Floral Committee
Sunday coffee
Driving Seniors to Mass
Maintenance Pool. 
Watch for announcements about building maintenance and grounds keeping work parties.