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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.



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
John O’Brien will be moving to Toronto in the middle of July to begin his studies in theology. We thank John for his presence and valuable contribution to our Parish community life. We congratulate John as he begins this next stage of Jesuit formation and we promise to accompany him with prayers. John will be with us for the 11:30am Sunday Liturgy on July 13th. This Sunday will be his last day with the community.

Feast of St. Ignatius of Loyola, July 31

St. Marks Parish and the Vancouver Alumnae of Jesuit Schools will gather to celebrate the Feast of St. Ignatius of Loyola on Thursday, July 31, 2014. Mass will be celebrated at 7:00pm at St. Mark’s Parish Chapel. After mass, he community will gather in Plato’s Cave to share fellowship and refreshments. All are welome!!

Vancouver Urban Ministries (V.U.M.)

will have a bake sale on Sunday, July 27, after both Masses. They assist lower-income, (and sometimes high risk, as well as many Native) children, youth and families By providing quality programs (such as therapeutic tutoring and music lessons), building partnerships, and fettering relationships they contribute to the well-being of the community while sharing the love of Christ. For more information please visit
at www.myvum.ca

Project Advance 2014

Live gratefully, give generously. Project Advance offers the opportunity to recognize the call of the Gospel and respond in a positive manner. It’s easy to give online by visiting www.rcav.org/giving and designate your parish as the recipient. Read more about it here…


Science and FaithScience and Faith Reflection Group. The group is currently in summer recess. Our first meeting of the term will be on September 9, 2014. Read more 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. Contact Fr. Michael Stogre for more information.

Christian Life Community (CLC). What is your deepest desire? What does God want for you in your life? To find out, come to a meeting every other Thursday. 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.


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