Welcome to our Happenings page, where we report on activities around our Diocese. Click on the photo or heading to learn more!
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Members of the Church of the Ascension Parish Council (Parksville, British Columbia) known as the "Kitchen Angels" recently prepared perogies, the Council's best selling item, for the annual Fall Bazaar.
On Tuesday October 16, 2018, more than 50 CWL members from Councils across the Diocese met at Trinity Catholic to listen, share, sing and pray for those who suffered sexual abuse at the hands of priests and Bishops, and for those clergy who needed our prayers and forgiveness.
The Moose Hide Campaign is a grassroots movement of Indigenous and non-Indigenous men and boys who are standing up against violence towards women and children.Wearing this moose hide signifies your commitment to honour, respect, and protect the women and children in your life and to work together to end violence against women and children.The Moose Hide Campaign was co-founded by Raven and Paul Lacerte who live in Victoria. This Campaign has spread across Canada.
On Tuesday, September 11, 2018, St. Patrick’s (CR) Catholic Women’s League voted to put aside $1,000 to help serve meals to Campbell River’s homeless and those in need through ‘Grassroots KindHearts’.
What a perfect setting for a photo of these lovely women who represented the CWL Diocese of Victoria at the CWL National Convention in Winnipeg, MB in August 2018. Click the photo to see more!
L to R: Christa Grillmair, Sandi Digras, and Connie Dunwoody enjoyed a lovely lunch while planning some updates and improvements for the new website.
Mary Lazarski of Campbell River was recently nominated for a Local Hero Award. With typical humility, Mary protested the honour, certain it belonged more appropriately to someone else.
Ascension Parish wishes to welcome Sahar Salim, a newcomer to Canada, the Diocese of Victoria, and Ascension Parish!
This year ASCENSION CWL Council celebrated its 80th Anniversary with a colourful Fashion show luncheon, launching a year of celebrations to come!
On Thursday, May 10, 2018,thousands of young and not-so-young people joined forces for Victoria’s 10th annual March for Life to stand up for the dignity of life, from conception to natural death.