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The Week of April 27th, 2014

Tuesday April 29th                            7:30pm           Women’s Group in the Mary Pellatt Room

Wednesday April 30th                    10am              Contemplative Eucharist in the Chapel

Saturday May 3rd                               5pm                Outdoor Eucharist at Rice Lake



Volunteers required for Sunday coffee schedule.  Please contact Kirsty Milligan if interested.

WOMEN'S GROUP - A reminder to all ladies of our Women's Group Book Club meeting on Tues., Apr.29 at

7:30 p.m. We have invited members of the Gloria Dei Women's Group to join us that evening.

Bring at least one book to talk about!

***We are looking for a new volunteer receptionist to help out on Wednesday mornings. 

Contact Aurora at the parish office if you are interested.***  

Tony Dodd’s Walking Group is starting again! Meet this Wednesday April 30th at 1:30pm in the lobby at St. Catherine’s church.  Contact Tony with any questions at


Disciples in the Watershed’ – An Outdoor Eucharist 

What does it mean to be disciples in this place?

 Saturday May 3rd, 5 PM—7PM at Rice Lake in North Vancouver

 Meet at 5 PM at the green-roofed pavilion in front of the Ranger Station

Rain or shine--dress for the weather

Our worship will include a 3 km walk around the lake on a trail with very mild elevation change.

The trail is not wheelchair accessible.

 Please contact Laurel Dykstra if you plan to attend. Please carpool.



A Big Thank-you to all who contributed to the collection of toiletries, (over 120 pounds!!),

to be distributed among the various North Shore shelters,

Harvest Project, and Young Wolves Lodge.


St. Catherine’s is looking for a summer maintenance worker!

11 weeks of work, beginning on June 2nd, for someone 18 or over who is registered at a university or college.  Tasks will include painting, furniture/equipment repair, yard work, and so on.  Applicants need to be responsible, be able to follow directions, and be able to work alone. Closing Applications: May 15th, 2014

Please contact the parish administrator for more details or to apply at




Important Upcoming events for your Calenders.


May 10th Tapas & Talk with Gloria Dei Congregation. A social evening with some visioning about our future together.


May 18th Lunch after Church with Gloria Dei congregation at St Catherine’s.

The Rev. Dr. Richard Leggett will join us to talk about Lutheran & Anglican liturgy and tradition.


May 25th the Annual Joint Regional Eucharist – this year at St John’s. Guest preacher to be announced shortly!


June 15th Laurel’s last Sunday with us. 8 & 10am Services followed by a special coffee time.


Healing Pathways -This is a ministry of prayer and healing. Do you feel anxious or worried about things? Are you suffering physically? Do you need a time of prayer and healing? Come & be soaked in prayer. This session will take place on the second and third Sunday after service in the chapel. 

Phone Tony Dodd for details at #604 985 7057 


 Deanery Outreach – Please remember the deodorant for the North Shore Youth Shelter. 


 Food Bank – Non-perishable items such as coffee, canned fruit/veggies, Kleenex, dry soups, etc. are much appreciated. Please drop off donations in the box in the church lobby.





Schedules for Readers/Intercessors, Coffee Helpers, Information Table Helpers, Eucharistic Ministers, Sidespeople, and Greeter’s are now available on our new website! St. Catherine’s new website home page is:

To access the schedules, please click on the word ‘Ministries’ on the upper right hand side of the home page, and then scroll down and click on the ‘St. Catherine’s Groups’ section, and then click on the group you are interested in learning about on the left hand side of the page.  If you have any questions or concerns about the website, please email the Parish Administrator at or call 604-985-0666. 


TOPS (Take Off Pound Sensibly)

The TOPS 1371 Chapter has been meeting in the Mary Pellatt room for over 40 years.

They are welcoming new members to join the friendly group on a Wednesday.

Place:  St Catherine's Church

Time:  11.00 am to 1.00pm

Address:  1058 Ridgewood Drive, North Vancouver

Contact:  Anne 604-987-1956 or


Diocesan Sexual Misconduct Policy Workshop  - Wednesday April 30 7:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

at St. Clement's, 3400 Institute Road North Vancouver

This workshop is required of all volunteers who work with vulnerable people (children and elderly).

Pre-registration is required;  e-mail or phone 604-988-4418

You must read the policy before the workshop.   See:  Screening in Faith at

For more info please call Lynne at 604-780-1420