Lenten Fast


This is the official website of St. Mark’s Parish in the Archdiocese of Vancouver. Our church provides a home for both students and residents living on or near the University of British Columbia Campus (UBC). Whether you are a Catholic Christian looking to further your faith and service, or someone seeking knowledge of the faith and spirituality, you are welcome here! If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to contact us.


Faith Formation

FaithWatch this excellent visualization of life starting from conception by Alexander Tsiaras: “Conception to birth”. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fKyljukBE70
Visit our faith formation page here for more interesting articles.


Please note the Christmas Liturgy schedule:

Dec 24, 2014 (Wednesday):
Children’s mass: 5:00pm
Midnight mass:
  11:30pm: Caroling; Mass at midnight
Dec 25, 2014 (Thursday):
Christmas day: 11:00am (one mass that day)
Jan 1, 2015 (Thursday):
New year’s Day: 9:30am, 11:30am


Children’s Liturgy volunteers needed: We are looking for parents to assist in the organization of children’s liturgy activities at the Parish. Please contact Caroline Lindholm at cjlindholm AT gmail.com.
Parish Altar Servers and Sacristan needed for the 9:30 AM Mass.
The parish is in need of volunteers at the 9:30am Mass to serve as Altar Servers and/or Sacristans. Anyone willing to volunteer, please contact Felix Durity in person at Mass or by email: fdurity AT shaw.ca. Many thanks in advance.

Science and FaithRead about Brother Guy, Jesuit Astronomer in this article: “Jesuit Brother Guy Consolmagno Wins Carl Sagan Medal from the American Astronomical Society”…
Have a look at Brother Guy’s TED talk here
Jesuits LogoJesuit Volunteers of Canada is a year or two of service and living based on the four values of Christian spirituality, social and eco justice, community, and simple living! Click here to read more, and to learn about opportunities.




BibleBible Study. Bible study resumes Sept, 16 at 7:30 in the Chapel. The text book is “Revelation for everyone” by N.T. Wright. Participants will need to purchase a copy of this text. If interested, please register and order the book with Lioba Na at the Parish Office.

Christian Life Community (CLC).
Fall meeting dates are Thursdays September 4, 18, October 2, 16, 30, November 13, 27, and December 11. We meet from 7-9 pm in the Music Room at St. Mark’s College. For more information, please contact clc@stmarksparishvancouver.ca

Science and FaithScience and Faith Reflection Group. The next meeting of our group will take place on Tuesday Jan. 13 at at 7:30pm in St. Mark’s Parish church. Read more about it here .

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