Social Justice & Outreach

To volunteer or for more information about any of these ministries or groups, please contact the parish office.

​Social Justice

Development & Peace

To raise awareness of issues in development and undertake fundraising for developing countries.

Commitment: Social gatherings with the Victoria group Monthly meetings.

Hanti Sidra One Global Family

To enter into solidarity with our brothers and sisters in Eritrea (Horn of Africa) and South Sudan through prayer, friendship and financial support, through our charitable organization, Hanti Sidra One Global Family.

Commitment: Ongoing.

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East Timor & Nias, Indonesia

To assist our brothers and sisters in East Timor and Nias, Indonesia who have been devastated by the tsunami by offering our prayers and financial support.

Commitment: Ongoing.

Outreach

A New Beginning (Adult Faith Formation)

There is a team in place to start an Adult Faith Formation program for Saanich Peninsula Parish. If you have recently returned to The Church, or you are interested in inquiring about The Church, this is your opportunity!

You may, or perhaps you know someone who would, welcome such an invitation. Please call:

Fr. Rolf at 250-656-7433,
Janet Moir at 250-655-6781 or
Freddie Brand at 250-655-5028.

Anawim Aunts

The Anawim Aunts provide support and useful personal care kits containing toothpaste, deodorant, disposable razors, etc., to the people at Anawim House.

Commitment: One Sunday per month.

Bereavement Teams

To guide and assist families as they prepare a funeral celebration. Members visit the family before the funeral.

Commitment: As needed.

OASIS Breakfast Club

Under the direction of the OASIS Society for the Spiritual Health of Victoria, we come together in fellowship to provide a hot nutritious breakfast to the homeless in Victoria once a month.

Commitment: Once per month.

Transportation Ministry

The transportation ministry provides those parishioners who no longer are able to attend Mass due to a lack of transportation an opportunity to re-join the church community by having a fellow parishioner provide rides to and from church.

Commitment: As needed.

Hospital Outreach

To bring communion to hospitalized parishioners and to visit those who want visitors. Visits are done in two-person teams on Wednesdays. Orientation is provided.

Commitment: Once per month.  See Ministry Schedules.

NOTE: Requests for visits to the sick in hospital should be direct to the Parish Office.

Home Visits

Visitors to Sick at Home take communion to parishioners who are unable to attend Mass and visit socially with them.  Visits are done in two-person teams on Thursday mornings.

Commitment: Once per month (approx. 3 hours).  See Ministry Schedules.

Visitors to Nursing Homes

Visitors to Nursing Homes take communion to parishioners who are unable to attend Mass and visit socially with them.  Visits are done in two-person teams on Wednesdays

Commitment: Once per month (approx. 1 hour).  See Ministry Schedules.