The Bishop’s Dinner in Kootenays

The Diocesan Appeals & Special Projects Office in conjunction with the Cranbrook parishes of St. Mary’s & Christ the Servant and the East Kootenay Deanery are pleased to announce “The Bishop’s Dinner in the Kootenay’s” will be held October 19th from 6:15 p.m. at Christ the Servant parish hall. Tickets for “The Bishop’s Dinner in the Kootenay’s” are now available through Gerri Fletcher at 778-517-1319 or by email to:

Tickets are $70 each and include a $30 tax receipt for the purchaser. Proceeds are in support of Seton House property enhancements, Seed funding for parish youth ministry, Capital Development needs and Servant Fund needs. There are a limited number of tickets so get yours now! Why not make a weekend of it and explore beautiful Cranbrook! If you are unable to attend, please consider a generous donation to help support the cause

Rachel’s Vineyard Retreat:

Many women and men who suffer from an abortion decision remain locked in their own internal prison afraid of anyone knowing their deep secret. This retreat is a specific process de- signed to help you experience the mercy and compassion of God and is helpful in releasing feelings of shame, guilt, anger and grief. Come on a retreat and let the healing begin. October 18-20, 2019. Contact, in-, 250-762-2273,, Facebook: Rachel’s Vineyard Kelowna. Confidentiality assured.

September 27 -29, 2019
Barnabas Landing, Keats Island
Matrimony: A calling to forgive! “Mercy is the force that reawakens us to new life and instills in us the courage to look to the future with hope.” Retrouvaille offers a welcoming and loving space to couples who have been living with the misery of a failing marriage. Retrouvaille offers hope: hope that it is not too late; hope of a different and better marriage. Retrouvaille helps couples to show each other mercy through opportunities to listen, forgive, be reconciled and to move into their futures believing that God loves them and with His help their marriages can be healed and restored. For more information and to register, please call: 604-530-6710 (leave a message to be called back) or visit and


Nelson interfaith climate action collaborative next monthly climate vigil will be on Sunday, September 22 at 7 pm. Hosted at the Nelson United Church, 602 Silica St. Nelson BC.

Worldwide Marriage Encounter is back!
We are having a Worldwide Marriage Encounter Experience in the Oka-

nagan again.

November 15-17, 2019, at Seton House of Prayer in Kelowna

A Worldwide Marriage Encounter Experience is designed to deepen and enrich the joys a couple shares together whether they have been married a short time or many years. Married couples learn how to re- kindle the passion in their relationship and how to keep their love growing year after year. The communication skills learned on this week- end of discovery can enrich your marriage in ways you never thought possible. Don’t wait to invest in your marriage.

For more information or to register, contact; Doug & Candice Chappell – 778 479-7900 or

Program/Series this Fall on Salt + Light TV!

Canada’s Catholic television network invites you to watch these featured series and other new and returning programs this Fall:

– Our new documentary style program ‘Behold” will feature Catholic stories of beauty, truth and goodness on a variety of intriguing topics.
– Featuring different dioceses across Canada, ‘This Place: Real People. Real Faith’, is a new upbeat, fresh and joy filled TV series about Catholics who share us the faith of their local community.

We strive to provide a variety of live event coverage, masses and devotions, as well as programs and documentaries that focus on spreading the joy of the Gospel message and the light of Christ to the world.

You can to subscribe to Salt + Light TV from cable and satellite carriers throughout Canada. Check your local provider or visit for more details. Don’t miss out and become a subscriber today!