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

Christ BaptismPope Francis’ Lenten message: I post this article because Pope Francis’ message of love towards our neighbor is reflected in his own actions towards the people in his own community. I hope that someday I can learn to spread the love of Christ in this amazing way too. Read his article here…
Also, visit our Faith Formation Page for more interesting articles.

Upcoming Events

BCCome and join us for Triduum and Easter services at St. Marks. The times are:
    Holy Thursday (April 2, 2015): 7:00pm mass
    Good Friday (April 3, 2015):
        11:30am: Stations of the Cross.
        1:30pm: The Seven Last Words of Christ.
        3:00pm: Service.
    Easter Vigil (April 4, 2015): 9:00pm mass
        There will be a reception after mass in Plato’s cave
    Easter Sunday (April 5, 2015): ONE mass at 10:30am.
        The children are invited to take part in the Easter egg hunt after mass.
        There will be NO 7:00pm mass on April 5. 7:00pm mass will resume on Sunday, April 12, 2015.

Sow Much LoveSupport Share Lent 2015! Development and Peace – Sowing seeds of love through 15,200 projects and partnerships . Since the founding of the Canadian Catholic Organization of Development and Peace in 1967, Canadian Catholics have supported 15,200 local initiatives around the world through their generous donations to the annual Share Lent Campaign. Read more here…

DiplomaCertificate in Catholic Studies
Come and rediscover the rich tradition of the faith and understand its foundations in Scripture – towards witnessing of the faith in our Christian community. Read more here…
RCIA. For those exploring Catholicism and their Christian spiritual journey: We meet at 5pm on Wednesdays at Room 100 on ground floor of the College. If you are interested, please contact Annerose Sims at annerosemsims AT gmail.com.


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 telus.net. Many thanks in advance.
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.




Christian Life Community (CLC).
Our Feb 2015 meeting dates will be on Thursdays Feb 5, 19. 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, originally schedule to take place on Tuesday March 24 at 7:30pm has been cancelled. Sorry for the inconvenience! Read more about the group here .

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