Adult Faith Formation:
St. Nicholas offers many opportunities for adults to explore and deepen in their Faith. We host a Tuesday Evening Study Group,Wednesday Evening Lectio Divina Prayer and a Thursday Morning Study Group plus many more opportunities to learn throughout the year. For more information contact Nancy Clark or Jane Waldock at 604-513-0300
St. Nicholas has a dedicated group of young people, Grade 4 and up, who assist Father on the Altar during weekend Masses. For more information on joining this ministry please call Jane Waldock at 604-513-0300
Catholic Women’s League (CWL):
‘One heart, one voice, one mission’. The CWL (www.bcyukoncwl.com) is a national organization of women in service to their community. The St. Nicholas CWL meets on the 3rd Saturday morning of the month. For more information please contact Toni Lush at 604-888-1254.
Elizabeth Ministry (St. Nicholas Chapter):
Elizabeth Ministry is an international movement focused on the dignity of human life and on strengthening relationships in order to build up the family and create vibrant communities. Elizabeth ministry especially helps those who are struggling with grief following miscarriage/infant loss. For more information contact Donna at email@example.com
Memorial Mass @ St. Nicholas Parish on November 5th at 9am
The Family Ministry helps to provide opportunities for parishioners to build and strengthen their relationship with God, with their families and with the parish community through special events such as the parish picnic and feast day celebration. . For more information please contact Michelle or Jane at 778-997-4672
The Hospitality Ministry helps to provide a welcoming atmosphere at St. Nicholas parish. In addition to being greeters at each Sunday Mass, the Hospitality groups provides refreshments after Mass and for funeral receptions. For more information please contact Regina Hynes at 604-513-0300
Knights of Columbus:
“In service to one. In service to all.” The Knights of Columbus (www.kbc.org) is a men’s organization dedicated to supporting the parish and wider community. The St. Nicholas Knights meet every 2nd Tuesday evening of the month. For more information please contact Gaston Du Paul at 604-371-1770
Lectors help to proclaim the Word of God at every Mass. For more information on volunteering for this role please call Renee Roberge at 604-539-9691.
Legion of Mary:
The object of the Legion of Mary (http://www.legionofmarybc.ca) is the glory of God through the holiness of its members developed by prayer and active co-operation in Mary’s and the Church’s work. The St. Nicholas Legion of Mary meets each Saturday morning after the 9:00am Mass. For more information please contact Julie Tio at 778-895-6023
Liturgy of the Word for Children (LWC):
LWC is offered at the 10:30 Mass for children between 3 and 7 years old during the school year. Our young parishioners are invited to Classroom 1 to celebrate God's Word at their age level. We read the gospel, pray, sing, have discussions and provide a craft or skit that helps the children understand or relate to the message in the gospel. For more information or to volunteer please contact Aleta Caron at 604-513-0300
Music ministry enhances our liturgy every Sunday. Each Mass has a choir with its own unique style, from traditional hymns to praise and worship music. For more information please contact Heather Pedlar at 604-970-9601
A prayer chain is a group of parishioners who are formed into teams. There is a leader who receives the request for prayer and then passes it on to their team. If you would like to be on the prayer chain or are in need of prayer and wish us to pray for your intentions, please call Elaine Hensel at 604-888-7987
Parish Religious Education Program (PREP):
The PREP program provides weekly religious instruction for children who attend public or non-Catholic independent schools in Grades 1 to 7. PREP is offered on Tuesday from 4:00pm - 5:15pm, Wednesday from 5:30pm - 6:45pm and on Thursday from 6:15pm - 7:30pm. For more information contact Sonali Menezes-Sequeira at 604-882-5357
Respect for Life:
The St. Nicholas Respect for Life group helps to promote the sanctity of human life from conception to its natural end.
Retrouvaille (www.retrouvaillevancouver.com/Retrouvaille) is a program that helps all couples whose marriages are in trouble, teaching communication skills that help rekindle romance and repair even major crises. For more information please call 604-530-6710
Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA):
Are you interested in becoming Catholic? Not sure about joining but have questions about the Faith? RCIA is the formation process for adults to become full members of the Roman Catholic Church. Find more information here: rcav.org/becoming-catholic/ or contact Cheryl Unruh at 604-250-2733
The Seniors Ministry team at St. Nicholas provides ongoing faith formation, support and fellowship within the Catholic faith community to its elders, who enrich our parish with their experience. For more information contact Teresa Hancock at 604-888-9541
There are many ways to volunteer within our community. For more information on opportunities contact the parish office at 604-513-0300. All volunteers working with minors or vulnerable adults must be screened according to our Safe Environments policy. For more information on this program, please contact Kevin Bernardin at firstname.lastname@example.org
Youth are an integral part of the life and growth of the Church. At our parish, we put priority on the formation & spiritual journey of young people. We seek to provide a space where they can have fun, make lifelong friends, ask deep questions, and most importantly, come to know and love the Lord.