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.

 

St. Vincent de Paul

The Society of Saint Vincent de Paul is a lay Catholic organization whose mission is:
To live the Gospel message by serving Christ in the poor with love, respect, justice and joy.

Commitment: Ongoing

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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.

Please check out our selection of 2020 Chistmas Card Samples

Due to Covid-19 restrictions the cards will not be available in the St. Elizabeth's Church foyer as in past years. When you contact Stephanie you can make arrangements to drop off your donation and pick up your cards or have them delivered to you.  All donations by cheque should be made out to HANTI SIDRA FUND. If you make a cash donation of $20.00 or more and would like a tax receipt, please fill out one of our cash donation slips or envelopes. Contact Stephanie Schroeder at 250-655-3635 or email: hantisidra@gmail.com for more info.

Commitment: Ongoing.

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Timor Leste (East Timor)

To assist our brothers and sisters in Timor Leste (East Timor) in fostering the formation of young adult students by offering our prayers and financial support.

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Commitment: Ongoing.

Outreach

Scripture Study

Adult Faith Formation

Birthright

Birthright is taking Orders for their delicious Chocolate Fudge this November!   A bit of sweet in this challenging year! The packets make great stocking stuffers or holiday gifts.  Arrangements have been made for pre-paid orders to be delivered to the parish office for collection in December.  Click here to the selection order form to view the delicious varieties. Then, contact Peggy Chapeski at 478-5372 or email her at info@birthrightvictoria.org. Your purchase supports the pro-life pregnancy support work of Birthright Victoria.

Anawim Aunts

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

Winter 2020 Newsletter

Commitment: One Sunday per month.

Bereavement Support

To support those who are grieving the loss of loved ones.

Commitment: As needed.

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.