St. Joseph The Worker Parish

St. Joseph The Worker Parish

Parish Office Regular Hours

Tuesday - Friday: 8:30am - 3:30pm
 Saturday, Sunday, Monday: Closed

     Phone: 250-479-7413
     Fax: 250-479-7619
   Email: sjtwparish@rcdvictoria.org

 

Message from the Chancery: Impact of new COVID-19 restrictions December 22, 2021

Please find attached a memo from Bishop Gary Gordon regarding the impact on worship services and other church gatherings of the restrictions announced yesterday.  To summarize:

  • The new restrictions do not impact worship services.]
  • Non-essential non-worship gatherings in church buildings are not permitted until January 18, 2022

Memo new restrictions Dec 22 2021


Memo Revised Directives and General and Liturgical Directives update December 7, 2021

Please click on link below to read a memo from Bishop Gary Gordon regarding new directives for maximum capacity and mask wearing during worship services:

Memo revised directives Dec 7 2021

Please click on link below to read the corresponding updated General and Liturgical Directives:

General and Liturgical Directives  Dec 7 2021


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: January 10, 2022

Mass With The Bishop Livestreamed

Please note the following changes to the Bishop's schedule in January.  We have also posted these changes at:

https://www.rcdvictoria.org/events/dailymasslivestreamed

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCRinXZ2d6GBMpnDM7boV1CA

Monday, Jan 10 - Friday, Jan 14: Livestream cancelled

Monday, Jan 24: Livestream cancelled

Friday, Jan 28: Livestream at 7 pm from Port Hardy

Sunday, Jan 30: Livestream at 9 am from Port McNeill

On all other days, the regular schedule is in effect: 7 pm on weeknights, and 9:30 am on Sundays.

Posted on: December 8, 2021

Pastoral Appointments

Click on link below to read  Memo pertaining to Pastoral Ministry Appointments.
/files/docs/Appointment_Memo_December_2021._docx.pdf

Posted on: December 7, 2021

CCCB's New Palliative Care Toolkit Now Available

Further to Bishop Gary’s memo on November 4th, the CCCB’s new Palliative Care Toolkit is now available online:

https://www.cccb.ca/faith-moral-issues/suffering-and-end-of-life/horizons-of-hope-a-toolkit-for-catholic-parishes-on-palliative-care/

This link gives everyone full access to the entire toolkit containing all of the high-quality and easy-to-use instructional materials.  All of the content, including video files, social media images, and promotional posters, can be downloaded and used freely at no cost. 

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:

There are numerous ways to learn more about Indigenous worldview, history and culture.  This is just one you might wish to complete

Indigenous Canada

Indigenous Canada is a FREE12-lesson Massive Open Online Course from the Faculty of Native Studies, University of Alberta, that explores Indigenous histories and contemporary issues in Canada. From an Indigenous perspective, this course explores key issues facing Indigenous peoples today from a historical and critical perspective highlighting national and local Indigenous-settler relations. Topics for the 12 lessons include the fur trade and other exchange relationships, land claims and environmental impacts, legal systems and rights, political conflicts and alliances, Indigenous political activism, and contemporary Indigenous life, art and its expressions.

To register or for more information go to:

https://www.ualberta.ca/admissions-programs/online-courses/indigenous-canada/index.html

9-10 Club Serving Soup to Hungry Strategic Plan 2021 - 2023

The Soup Kitchen is a program of the 9-10 Club Serving Soup to the Hungry Society. The Society is a registered non-profit, non-denominational charity. Meal services started on Friday, November 12, 1982. It is the oldest, completely volunteer-run food resource for the hungry in Victoria.

Click here to read all about the Soup Kitchen