Before Mass If you require assistance at any time, please speak to one of the welcomers at the Church entrance (narthex). As a friendly reminder, please turn off all electronic devices that might disrupt worship. In the interest of security, please keep purses and other valuables with you at all times. Wireless hearing amplifiers are available. Washrooms can be accessed through the doors on the left hand side at the back of the church & on the opposite side to the entrance. Solemn Festal Procession
Second High Mass of the Resurrection
Easter Day | March 31, 2013 | 10:30 AM
Welcome Welcome to St. James’, especially if you are a newcomer or visitor. Children of all ages are fully welcome at every liturgy. We hope that you will enjoy your visit here with us. Please help us to get to know you by introducing yourself to one of the clergy. VISION STATEMENT Discovering the beauty of holiness in our lives and neighbourhood, by living a Christ-centred sacramental life rooted in the Anglo-Catholic tradition. MISSION OBJECTIVES •To be a beacon for all as a neighbourhood and destination church where we invite and welcome friends, family and strangers into our midst; • To deepen our life of prayer and formation in Christ; • To develop relationships and fellowship in open, honest and spiritual ways among parishioners, with our neighbours, and those in need; • To pursue and practice justice and mercy for the imparting of the Kingdom of God within and beyond the Parish; •To maintain financial equilibrium, develop our reserves and optimize the use of our assets to ensure the preservation of our sacred space and ministry from generation to generation, to the everlasting glory of God. TODAY 9:30 AM
No formation session
Procession with High Mass
Evensong & Benediction
Cover: Easter Lilies emerge from the earth in the spring, and symbolize new life and the resurrection of Christ.
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Before Mass If you require assistance at any time, please speak to one of the welcomers at the Church entrance (narthex). As a friendly reminder, please turn off all electronic devices that might disrupt worship. In the interest of security, please keep purses and other valuables with you at all times. Wireless hearing amplifiers are available. Washrooms can be accessed through the doors on the left hand side at the back of the church on the opposite side to the entrance. Your family is welcome at St. Jamesâ€™. Children may wish to remain in the Church during the service: there is a play area with toys and colouring books just in front of the piano. We also have nursery care for children under 5 and Sunday School for older children. The sacrament of reconciliation (confession) is available. Speak with a priest to make an appointment. The Mass booklet contains all the prayers and information required to participate in the Mass. The directions given in this booklet to stand, sit and kneel are offered as guidelines to those who are able. The symbol + indicates when to make the sign of the cross. It is also customary to make a discreet bow at the name of Jesus. You are encouraged to take the opportunity before Mass for silence, stillness and prayer. Please refrain from talking before Mass begins. We adore you, most Holy Lord Jesus Christ here and in all your churches throughout all the world; and we bless you because by your Holy Cross you have redeemed the world. St. Francis of Assissi HIGH MASS | 3
A Reflection EXSULTET: THE EASTER PROCLAMATION Exult, let them exult, the hosts of heaven, exult, let Angel ministers of God exult, let the trumpet of salvation sound aloud our mighty King’s triumph! Be glad, let earth be glad, as glory floods her, ablaze with light from her eternal King, let all corners of the earth be glad, knowing an end to gloom and darkness. Rejoice, let Mother Church also rejoice, arrayed with the lighting of his glory, let this holy building shake with joy, filled with the mighty voices of the peoples. Therefore, dearest friends, standing in the awesome glory of this holy light, invoke with me, I ask you, the mercy of God almighty, that he who has been pleased to number me, though unworthy, among the Levites, may pour into me his light unshadowed, that I may sing this candle’s perfect praises. It is truly right and just, with ardent love of mind and heart, and with devoted service of our voice, to acclaim our God invisible, the almighty Father, and Jesus Christ, our Lord, his Son, his Only Begotten. Who for our sake paid Adam’s debt to the eternal Father, and pouring out his own dear Blood wiped clean the record of our ancient sinfulness. These then are the feasts of Passover, in which is slain the Lamb, the one true Lamb, whose Blood anoints the doorposts of believers. This is the night, when once you led our forebears, Israel’s children, from slavery in Egypt and made them pass dry-shod through the Red Sea. This is the night that with a pillar of fire banished the darkness of sin. This is the night that even now, throughout the world, sets Christian believers apart from worldly vices and from the gloom of sin, lending them to grace, and joining them to his holy ones. This is the night when Christ broke the prison-bars of death, and rose victorious from the underworld. Our birth would have been no gain, had we not been redeemed.
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O wonder of your humble care for us! O love, O charity beyond all telling, to ransom a slave you gave away your Son! O truly necessary sin of Adam, destroyed completely by the Death of Christ! O happy fault that earned so great, so glorious a Redeemer! O truly blessed night, worthy alone to know the time and hour when Christ rose from the underworld! This is the night of which it is written: The night shall be as bright as day, dazzling is the night for me, and full of gladness. The sanctifying power of this night dispels all wickedness, washes faults away, restores innocence to the fallen, and joy to mourners, drives out hatred, fosters concord, and brings down the mighty. On this, your night of grace, O holy Father, accept this candle, a solemn offering, the work of bees and of your servantsâ€™ hands, an evening sacrifice of praise, this gift from your most holy Church. But now we know the praises of this pillar, which glowing fire ignites for Godâ€™s honor, a fire into many flames divided, yet never dimmed by sharing of its light, for it is fed by melting wax, drawn out by mother bees to build a torch so precious. O truly blessed night, when things of heaven are wed to those of earth, and divine to the human. Therefore, O Lord, we pray you that this candle, hallowed to the honor of your name, may persevere undimmed, to overcome the darkness of this night. Receive it as a pleasing fragrance, and let it mingle with the lights of heaven. May this flame be found still burning by the Morning Star: the one Morning Star who never sets, Christ your Son, who coming back from deathâ€™s domain has shed his peaceful light on humanity and lives and reigns for ever and ever.
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Entrance Rite PRELUDE
Trumpet Air - George Phillipp Telemann; Meditation - Gabriel Faure; Rondeau - Henry Purcell; Arrieta - Alessandro Scarlatti. At the entrance of the clergy and servers all stand.
INTROIT I am risen and am still with thee, alleluia. Thou hast laid thine hand upon me, alleluia. Thy knowledge is too wonderful and excellent for me, alleluia. Psalm Thou hast searched me out and known me; thou knowest my down sitting and mine uprising. Glory be . . . Resurrexit—Healey Willan
SOLEMN FESTAL PROCESSION
During the procession to the Easter Garden verses 1-5 of the hymn on the next page will be sung. The peoples’ response at the blessing of the Easter Garden is below. The remaining verses of the hymn are sung as the procession makes its way around the rest of the church, stopping in the main aisle for a station collect before the Rood Cross. The peoples’ response at the station is found on page 8. BLESSING OF THE EASTER GARDEN
This is the day which the Lord hath made, alleluia. We will rejoice and be glad in it, alleluia.
Let us pray. Thanksgiving and honour and glory be unto thee, Almighty God, who for us and for our salvation didst raise up thine only Son Jesus Christ, from the dead. Accept and bless to our use this Easter Garden, that it may set before us the faith and love of our Saviour, and bring us with the holy apostles and Mary Magdalene, to pay to him our true devotion: to whom with thee and the Holy Spirit, be all praise and worship, world without end. Amen.
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The Lord is risen from the dead, alleluia. Who for our sake hung upon the tree, alleluia.
Let us pray. Eternal Father, by whose almighty power thy Son, our Saviour, rose victorious from the tomb: Grant that we, who were baptized into his death and were raised to new life in him, may ever live to his glory; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
KYRIE ELEISON Kyrie eleison. Christe eleison. Kyrie eleison.
Lord, have mercy upon us. Christ have mercy upon us. Lord have mercy upon us. Communion service in F â€” Herbert Sumsion
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GLORIA IN EXCELSIS Choir
Glory be to God on high, and on earth peace, good will towards men. We praise thee, we bless thee, we worship thee, we glorify thee, we give thanks to thee for thy great glory, O Lord God, heavenly King, God the Father Almighty. O Lord, the only-begotten Son, Jesus Christ; O Lord God, Lamb of God, Son of the Father, that takest away the sin of the world, have mercy upon us. Thou that takest away the sin of the world, receive our prayer. Thou that sittest at the right hand of God the Father, have mercy upon us. For thou only art holy; thou only art the Lord; thou only, O Christ, with the Holy Ghost, +art most high in the glory of God the Father. Amen. Communion service in F â€” Herbert Sumsion
COLLECT OF THE DAY
The Lord be with you. And with thy spirit.
Let us pray. Lord of life and power, through the mighty resurrection of your Son, you have overcome the old order of sin and death and have made all things new in him. May we, being dead to sin and alive to you in Jesus Christ, reign with him in glory, who with you and the Holy Spirit is alive, one God, now and for ever. Amen.
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The Liturgy of the Word FIRST READING Reader
Be seated A reading from the Book of Acts. Peter began to speak to them: "I truly understand that God shows no partiality, but in every nation anyone who fears him and does what is right is acceptable to him. You know the message he sent to the people of Israel, preaching peace by Jesus Christ - he is Lord of all. That message spread throughout Judea, beginning in Galilee after the baptism that John announced: how God anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Spirit and with power; how he went about doing good and healing all who were oppressed by the devil, for God was with him. We are witnesses to all that he did both in Judea and in Jerusalem. They put him to death by hanging him on a tree; but God raised him on the third day and allowed him to appear, not to all the people but to us who were chosen by God as witnesses, and who ate and drank with him after he rose from the dead. He commanded us to preach to the people and to testify that he is the one ordained by God as judge of the living and the dead. All the prophets testify about him that everyone who believes in him receives forgiveness of sins through his name." Acts 10: 34-43
The word of the Lord. Thanks be to God.
A cantor sings the antiphon first; the people repeat it thereafter.
Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good; his mercy endures for ever. Let Israel now proclaim, "His mercy endures for ever." Antiphon
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I will give thanks to you, for you answered me and have become my salvation. The same stone which the builders rejected has become the chief cornerstone. This is the Lord's doing, and it is marvelous in our eyes. Antiphon Psalm 118: 1-2, 21-23
EPISTLE READING Sub-deacon
A reading from the Letter of Paul to the Corinthians. If for this life only we have hoped in Christ, we are of all people most to be pitied. But in fact Christ has been raised from the dead, the first fruits of those who have died. For since death came through a human being, the resurrection of the dead has also come through a human being; for as all die in Adam, so all will be made alive in Christ. But each in his own order: Christ the first fruits, then at his coming those who belong to Christ. Then comes the end, when he hands over the kingdom to God the Father, after he has destroyed every ruler and every authority and power. For he must reign until he has put all his enemies under his feet. The last enemy to be destroyed is death. 1 Corinthians 15:19-26
The word of the Lord. Thanks be to God.
A cantor begins the alleluia; all repeat it thereafter
Alleluia. Christ our Passover is sacrificed for us. Pascha nostrum (Mode V)
SEQUENCE HYMN 241 Blue Hymn Book (Common Praise) â€“ Christians, to the Paschal Victim
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THE HOLY GOSPEL
All stand and turn to face the book of the Gospels
Early on the first day of the week, while it was still dark, Mary Magdalene came to the tomb and saw that the stone had been removed from the tomb. So she ran and went to Simon Peter and the other disciple, the one whom Jesus loved, and said to them, "They have taken the Lord out of the tomb, and we do not know where they have laid him." Then Peter and the other disciple set out and went toward the tomb. The two were running together, but the other disciple outran Peter and reached the tomb first. He bent down to look in and saw the linen wrappings lying there, but he did not go in. Then Simon Peter came, following him, and went into the tomb. He saw the linen wrappings lying there, and the cloth that had been on Jesus' head, not lying with the linen wrappings but rolled up in a place by itself. Then the other disciple, who reached the tomb first, also went in, and he saw and believed; for as yet they did not understand the scripture, that he must rise from the dead. Then the disciples returned to their homes. But Mary stood weeping outside the tomb. As she wept, she bent over to look into the tomb; and she saw two angels in white, sitting where the body of Jesus had been lying, one at the head and the other at the feet. They said to her, "Woman, why are you weeping?" She said to them, "They have taken away my Lord, and I do not know where they have laid him." When she had said this, she turned around and saw Jesus standing there, but she did not know that it was Jesus. Jesus said to her, "Woman, why are you weeping? Whom are you looking for?" Supposing him to be the gardener, she said to him, "Sir, if you have carried him away, tell me where you have laid him, and I will take him away." Jesus said to her, "Mary!" She turned and said to him in Hebrew, "Rabbouni!" (which means Teacher). Jesus said to her, "Do not hold on to me, because I have not yet ascended to the Father. But go to my brothers and say to them, 'I am ascending to my Father and your Father, to my god and your God.'" Mary Magdalene went and announced to the disciples, "I have seen the Lord"; and she told them that he had said these things to her. John 20:1-18
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Be Seated Mother Jessica Schaap (At the conclusion of the sermon, silence is kept) Communion service in F â€” Herbert Sumsion
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THE NICENE CREED
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THE PRAYERS OF THE PEOPLE
To Christ, the Lamb who was slain, and who now lives in the glory of the Father, with joy and hope let us raise the voice of prayer. Let us pray. Leader All
After each petition this response is said: Let us pray to the Lord. Hear us, Lord of Glory! After the petition for the departed: + Rest eternal grant unto them, O Lord. And may light perpetual shine upon them. May they rest in peace. Amen. HIGH MASS | 15
God of life, we thank you for the mystery planted in us, the paradox of life from death and community from scattered disciples. We praise you for the dying which saves us from death and the for the rising which brings us life. We pray, as we live, through Jesus the risen one, in the power of the Holy Spirit, now and forever. Amen.
The ministers and people may greet one another in the name of the Lord in the customary way. You may choose not to shake hands at the Peace. A simple exchange of “Peace be with you” with eye contact and a nod, or a bow, is a good substitute.
The Liturgy of the Holy Eucharist THE OFFERTORY & PREPARATION OF THE GIFTS
The earth trembled and was still when God rose up in judgment, alleluia. Terra tremuit (Mode IV)
THE OFFERTORY HYMN
The People sing the hymn while the People’s gifts of bread, wine and money are brought forward. 104 Green Hymn Book (New English Hymnal) — At the Lamb’s High Feast We Sing
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SURSUM CORDA & PROPER PREFACE
It is very meet, right, and our bounden duty, that we should at all times and in all places, give thanks unto thee: O Lord holy, Father almighty, everlasting God: creator and preserver of all things. But chiefly we are bound to praise thee for the glorious resurrection of thy Son Jesus Christ our Lord; for he is the very Paschal Lamb, which was offered for us, and hath taken away the sin of the world; who by death hath destroyed death, and by his rising to life again hath restored us to everlasting life. Therefore with Angels and Archangels, and with all the company of heaven, we laud and magnify thy glorious name; evermore praising thee and saying:
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SANCTUS & BENEDICTUS Choir
Sanctus, Sanctus, Sanctus Dominus Deus Sabaoth. Pleni sunt cæli et terra Gloria tua. Hosanna in excelsis. + Benedictus qui venit in nomine Domini: Hosanna in excelsis.
Stand Holy, holy, holy, Lord God of hosts, Heaven and earth are full of thy glory. Glory be to thee, O Lord most high. + Blessed is he that cometh in the name of the Lord: Hosanna in the highest. Communion service in F — Herbert Sumsion
THE PRAYER OF CONSECRATION
All glory be to thee, O Lord our God, who didst make us in thine own image; and, of thy tender mercy, didst give thine only Son Jesus Christ to take our nature upon him, and to suffer death upon the cross for our redemption. He made there a full and perfect sacrifice for the whole world; and did institute, and in his holy Gospel command us to continue, a perpetual memory of that his precious death and sacrifice, until his coming again; who, in the same night that he was betrayed, took bread; and, when he had given thanks to thee, he broke it, and gave it to his disciples, saying, “Take, eat, this is my body which is given for you. Do this in remembrance of me.” + Likewise, after supper, he took the cup; and when he had given thanks, he gave it to them, saying, “Drink this, all of you; for this is my blood of the new covenant, which is shed for you and for many, for the remission of sins: Do this, as oft as ye shall drink it, in remembrance of me.” + Wherefore, O Lord and heavenly Father, we thy people do celebrate and make, with these thy holy gifts which we now offer unto thee, the memorial thy Son hath commanded us to make; having in remembrance his blessed passion and precious death, his mighty resurrection and glorious ascension; and looking for his coming again with power and great glory.
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And we most humbly beseech thee, O merciful Father, to hear us, and, with thy Word and Holy Spirit, to bless and sanctify these gifts of bread and wine, that they may be unto us the body and blood of thy dearly-beloved Son Jesus Christ. We praise thee, we bless thee, we thank thee and we pray to thee, Lord our God.
And we earnestly desire thy fatherly goodness to accept this our sacrifice of praise and thanksgiving, whereby we offer and present unto thee, O Lord, ourselves, our souls and bodies. Grant, we beseech thee, that all who partake of this holy communion may worthily receive the most precious body and blood of thy Son Jesus Christ, and be filled with thy grace + and heavenly benediction; and also that we and all thy whole Church may be made one body with him, that he may dwell in us, and we in him; through the same Jesus Christ our Lord; By whom, and with whom, and in whom, in the unity of the Holy Spirit all honour and glory be unto thee, O Father Almighty, world without end. Amen.
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THE LORD’S PRAYER
THE BREAKING OF THE BREAD
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AGNUS DEI Choir
Agnus Dei, qui tollis peccata mundi: miserere nobis. Agnus Dei, qui tollis peccata mundi: miserere nobis Agnus Dei, qui tollis peccata mundi: dona nobis pacem.
Lamb of God, that takest away the sins of the world : have mercy upon us. Lamb of God, that takest away the sins of the world: have mercy upon us. Lamb of God, that takest away the sins of the world: grant us thy peace. Communion service in F — Herbert Sumsion
All who are baptized and believe Christ present in this sacrament are invited to come forward for communion. Those who are unable to receive communion, or do not yet receive, are invited to come forward for a blessing. To indicate you wish a blessing, fold your arms rather than holding out your hand for the Sacrament. When coming forward to receive, please approach from the centre aisle only and follow the directions of the attendant standing at the head of the aisle. Please return to your seat via the side aisles. When you receive the Holy Bread consume it immediately. It is no longer permissible to intinct the Holy Bread in the Holy Wine. You may choose not to receive the Holy Wine from the chalice at this time. If so, once you have received the Holy Bread please remain kneeling and fold your arms to indicate that you do not wish to receive from the chalice.
THE COMMUNION MOTET Christ the Lord is risen again! Christ hath broken every chain! Hark, the angels shout for joy, singing evermore on high, alleluia! He who gave for us his life, who for us endured the strife, is our Paschal Lamb today! We too sing for joy and say alleluia! He who bore our pain and loss comfortless upon the cross, lives in glory now on high, pleads for us, and hears our cry. Alleluia! Now he bids us tell abroad how the lost may be restored, how the penitent forgiven, how we too may enter heaven, alleluia! Thou, our Paschal Lamb indeed, Christ, today thy people feed; take our sins and guilt away, that we all may sing for ay, alleluia! Christ the Lord is Risen Again — John Rutter
THE COMMUNION HYMN
Sit or kneel
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Concluding Rite PRAYER AFTER COMMUNION
The Lord be with you. And with thy spirit.
Let us pray. God of life, bring us to the glory of the resurrection promised in this Easter sacrament. We ask this in the name of Jesus Christ the risen Lord. Amen.
Kneel May the God of peace who brought again from the dead our Lord Jesus, the great shepherd of the sheep, by the blood of his eternal covenant, equip you with everything good that you may do his will, working in you that which is pleasing in his sight: And the blessing of God Almighty, the +Father, the Son, and the Holy Ghost, be amongst you and remain with you always. Amen. Notices and announcements may be given.
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Rejoice and be glad, O Virgin Mary, alleluia! For the Lord has risen indeed, alleluia!
Let us pray. O God, by the resurrection of your Son, our Lord Jesus Christ, you have brought joy to the whole world: grant that, with the help of his mother the Virgin Mary, we may obtain the joys of everlasting life; through Christ our Lord. Amen.
FINAL HYMN 203 Blue Hymn Book (Common Praise) — Jesus Christ Is Risen Today POSTLUDE Allegro (Concertino in D) – Giuseppe Torelli HIGH MASS | 23
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EASTER FLOWER DEDICATIONS The flowers on the Altars and in the Church are given to the Glory of God and in honor of the Blessed Virgin Mary, and In loving memory of Sybil Gardiner Jessie Parkes Ruth Vivash Amy Wakefield In loving memory of Ted Simons from Lynn Wilson With grateful thanks for a measure of healing for Willow from Brian and Jan Strehler In loving memory of Joan Mason and Hilde Huber by Jerry & Linda Adams and family In memory of our daughter Mary Louise Stanwood by Paul and Dorothy Stanwood In loving memory of Won-Tshin Ho and Phui-Thin Loo from their children, grandchildren & families With thanksgiving from Dennis Loader
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THE CLERGY Father Mark Greenaway-Robbins email@example.com Assistant Priest Mother Jessica Schaap firstname.lastname@example.org Street Outreach Father Matthew Johnson 604-685-7522 (non-emergency number) Rector
Honorary Assistants Mother Alexis Saunders Brother John Blyth Sister Mary Christian Cross
Office Managers Linda Adams Mon - Wed 9:00 AM-4:00 PM Janet Hamilton Thu - Sat 9:00 AM-4:00 PM Building Manager & Assistant Art Cuthbertson Mon-Thu 9:00 AM-2:00 PM Darren Campbell Sat 8:00 AM-12:00 PM Organist & Choirmaster Assistant Organist
Gerald Harder Bruce McKenzie
Any of the clergy may be contacted through the Parish Office: 604-685-2532 CLERGY AVAILABILITY For immediate contact or within a few hours their cell numbers are: Father Mark Greenaway-Robbins 778-316-7941
days off: Friday, Saturday Mother Jessica Schaap 604-880-4938
days off: Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday You may need to leave a message if we are engaged in a pastoral matter and we will
PARISH OFFICERS Rectorâ€™s Warden
Brian Rocksborough-Smith 604-422-0594 Peopleâ€™s Warden Reece Wrightman 604-872-4129 Assoc. Warden Betty Carlson 604-522-4412 EMAIL: email@example.com Trustee Trustee Trustee Treasurer
Envelope Secretary Parish Privacy Officer Vestry Clerk
promptly return urgent calls. We seek to be available to all in any circumstances and encourage you to contact us and request an opportunity for a pastoral appointment.
Leslie Arnovick Graham Murchie Paul Stanwood Angela Van Luven Philip Green Linda Adams Linda Adams
PARISH COUNCIL Chair Secretary
Jane Turner Erin Kenny
We aim to be available regularly. On Saturday, April 6th, Fr. Mark is on-call for emergency situations. Our Pastoral Care Ministry Coordinator Joyce Locht, is on leave until April 1, 2013. Please contact the Office for pastoral care and support until her return.
303 East Cordova Street, Vancouver, BC, v6a 1l4 telephone: 604-685-2532, fax: 604-685-7605 email: firstname.lastname@example.org web: www.stjames.bc.ca parish office hours: Mon-Sat 9:00 am-4:00pm
March 31, 2013 High Mass Booklet