WELCOME TO ST. MARK’S PARISH
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.
Across the Universe: Bucks or Buck Rogers?
Read Br. Guy Consolmagno’s article here:
Jesus feeds the five thousand. This Sunday’s (July 26, 2015) Gospel reading (John 6:1-15) is told so effectively with a song from the point of view of the boy who offered his loaves and fish to feed the people. Have a look and listen at this link.
Also, visit our Faith Formation Page for more interesting articles.
Upcoming Events and Recent Announcements
Pastoral Encounter: Responding to Our Call to be Christ-Like retreat, Sat. Aug. 15. Fr Trevor Scott, SJ will offer a retreat on Saturday, August 15 from 9 am – 12 pm at St. Mark’s Parish.
Fr Trevor is the National Ecclesial Assistant for Christian Life Community (CLC) Canada. This retreat will hopefully reaffirm our sense of vocation as Christians called to be pastorally attentive to those in our lives and call us to be more deeply and authentically Christ-like in the world around us. Free will donations to support the formation of CLCs in Vancou-ver. Register via email to email@example.com.
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. Read more here…
Hospitality volunteers needed!! We are looking for hospitality volunteers to assist in welcoming & feeding our community. If you are interested, please introduce yourself to hospitality ministers serving coffee after Mass.
Jesuit 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.
Science and Faith Reflection Group. Group meetings will resume in September 2015. Read more about the group here .