St. John the Apostle

Suspension of Mass with a public congregation

Due to the new public health orders, Mass with a public congregation is being suspended in the Archdiocese of Vancouver beginning on Nov. 20, 2020, until further notice. 

https://rcav.org/announcements/6141

It is important to stay spiritually healthy during the pandemic. Here are our activities at SJA during the pandemic: 



  • Confession on Saturday from 11 am to noon in the church basement or by appointment. To make an appointment, please contact Father Anthony at [email protected] or 604-729-7638 (call or text)


  • Parish church and grotto are opened for private prayer Monday to Friday from 8 am to 7 pm. Saturday from 8 am to 3 pm. Sunday from 12 noon to 7 pm. 



  • Online Catechism classes for adults (RCIA) in English on Wednesday from 7 pm to 8 pm, in Cantonese on Saturday from 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm, and in Mandarin on Thursday from 10:30 am to 11:30 am. Online Catechism classes for children (PREP) on Tuesday from 4:15 pm to 5 pm  Please contact Father Anthony ([email protected]) to sign up. 


  • Father Anthony’s prayer groups are meeting online in English on Monday from 7 pm to 8:45 pm, and in Cantonese on Sunday from 7:15 pm to 9 pm (Night Prayer, Rosary, Bible Study, and Chaplet of Divine Mercy). Please contact Father Anthony ([email protected]) to sign up.   


  • JP2 Circle----youth & young adults group----meets online via Zoom on the First Wednesday of the month from 8:30 pm to 9:30 pm (Rosary, Devotion to St. Joseph, learn about young saints, and discussion). Please contact Father Anthony ([email protected]) to sign up. 


  • Parishioners are encouraged to access online Catholic resources while staying at home at Formed.Org. Access Code for SJA Parishioners is: TWNH4F