St. Joseph The Worker Parish
Parish Office Regular Hours
Tue - Friday: 8:30am - 3:30pm
Sat, Sun, Monday: Closed
Memo Update New Age Mask Mandate September 29, 2021
Message from the Chancery September 9, 2021
Mask mandate, proof of vaccination and worship services
Masks are now required for all activities inside church buildings, including worship services
Proof of vaccination is not required for worship services, receptions following worship services, meetings that have a worship component, or essential services
Proof of vaccination is required for all other uses of church buildings with more than 50 people in attendance.
Memo Update COVID August 25, 2021
Please find attached a memo from Bishop Gary Gordon about BC’s mask mandate and how it applies to activities in our churches. A set of revised General and Liturgical Directives are also attached.
Executive Assistant to the Bishop and the Chancellor
Diocese of Victoria
Mass Live-Streamed on Saturday at 5:00pm
Rosary "Talks" on the Merits of Praying the Rosary Daily also live-streamed
Message from the Chancery: Invitation to participate in National Liturgy Webinar on Eucharistic Transformation
The National Liturgy Office of the CCCB is offering a free three-part webinar on November 8, 9, and 10 from 11 am – 1 pm each day. The aim of this webinar is to reflect more deeply on the meaning of the Eucharist in order to invigorate how we celebrate, live out, and give witness to what the Eucharist means. Registration is open to clergy, religious, liturgy committee members, pastoral council members, chaplains, and any interested parishioners. For more information and to register, please visit:
Statement of Apology by the Catholic Bishops to Indigenous Peoples
Please find attached a Statement of Apology by the Catholic Bishops of Canada to the Indigenous Peoples of this land.
BC Bishops' Campaign in Support of Healing and Reconciliation
The Catholic bishops of British Columbia recognize the need for a province-wide initiative to raise funds to support healing and reconciliation among Indigenous and non-Indigenous people.
This appeal will launch formally in September 2021, at which time further details will be provided.
In the Diocese of Victoria, donations may be made at:
The campaign message may be found on our Diocesan website at:
Many thanks and blessings,
Cynthia Bouchard, Chancellor
Diocese of Victoria