Latin Mass Society Of Kelowna  

A Chapter of 

Una Voce Canada

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We are located in the heart of the Okanagan Valley of British Columbia. We seek To raise interest and help inform people about the history, spirituality and theology of the Traditional Latin Mass. 

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Sung Mass in Kelowna, BC on August 15 

Sung Mass in the Extraordinary Form on  August 15th, Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, 7:00pm at Immaculate Conception Roman Catholic Parish839 Sutherland Avenue,  Kelowna, BC

Celebrant: Father Cerlouie Jimenez

Latin Mass Society of Kelowna
 

Latin Mass Society Of Kelowna        A Chapter of  

Una Voce Canada

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Gregorian chant workshop in Kelowna, BC

Posted on July 31, 2019 by Frank Chow

Text and photos courtesy of Joseph Donnelly

The Latin Mass Society of Kelowna in British Columbia, Canada, recently hosted a three-day Gregorian Chant Workshop taught by Mark Emerson Donnelly, Choir and Schola Director at Holy Family Parish in Vancouver, BC (and anthem singer for the Vancouver Canucks). The workshop took place on July 18-20 and provided an introduction to Gregorian chant, with an emphasis on singing and rehearsal technique.

Mr. Donnelly taught the fledgling schola the proper chants for the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, August 15, in preparation for their upcoming Missa Canata, or “Sung Mass,” which will be celebrated by Fr. Cerlouie Jimenez, pastor of Immaculate Conception Parish in Kelowna, where the workshop took place. The choir also learned Mass XI (the Mass Ordinary most often used for the time after Pentecost) and the Ave Maria and Ave verum chants.

Gregorian chant workshop in Kelowna, BC

The Latin Mass Society of Kelowna is sponsoring a Gregorian chant workshop conducted by Mark Emerson Donnelly, Choir and Schola Director at Holy Family Parish in Vancouver, BC (and anthem singer for the Vancouver Canucks).

 

The workshop will take place at:

Immaculate Conception Church, 839 Sutherland Avenue, Kelowna, on the following dates:

  • Thursday, July 18, 7 to 9:30 p.m.

  • Friday, July 19, 7 to 9:30 p.m.

  • Saturday, July 20, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

 

To register for the choir and/or schola sessions:  

Contact  us

Donations to help defray the cost of the workshop will be gratefully accepted!

Schedule of Sessions

 

Choir

  • Friday, July 19, 7 to 8:30 p.m.

  • Saturday, July 20, 9 a.m. to 12 noon

Men’s Schola 
To prepare for August 15, Feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

  • Thursday, July 18, 7 to 9:30 p.m.

  • Friday, July 19, 8:30 to 9:30 p.m.

  • Saturday, July 20, 12 noon to 1:30 p.m.

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Questions? Contact  us

View/download poster (PDF) | View/download schedule (PDF)

Gregorian chant workshop in Kelowna, BC

The Latin Mass Society of Kelowna is sponsoring a Gregorian chant workshop conducted by Mark Emerson Donnelly, Choir and Schola Director at Holy Family Parish in Vancouver, BC (and anthem singer for the Vancouver Canucks).

 

The workshop will take place at:

Immaculate Conception Church, 839 Sutherland Avenue, Kelowna, on the following dates:

  • Thursday, July 18, 7 to 9:30 p.m.

  • Friday, July 19, 7 to 9:30 p.m.

  • Saturday, July 20, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

 

To register for the choir and/or schola sessions:  

Contact  us

Donations to help defray the cost of the workshop will be gratefully accepted!

Schedule of Sessions

 

Choir

  • Friday, July 19, 7 to 8:30 p.m.

  • Saturday, July 20, 9 a.m. to 12 noon

Men’s Schola 
To prepare for August 15, Feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

  • Thursday, July 18, 7 to 9:30 p.m.

  • Friday, July 19, 8:30 to 9:30 p.m.

  • Saturday, July 20, 12 noon to 1:30 p.m.

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Questions? Contact  us

View/download poster (PDF) | View/download schedule (PDF)

Weekly Traditional Mass in Kelowna, BC, starts July 7

With the support and blessing of His Excellency Gregory J. Bittman, Bishop of Nelson, British Columbia, the Traditional Latin Mass will be offered in the city of Kelowna, British Columbia beginning on July 7.

Masses will be celebrated by Fr. Edwin Neufeld at Immaculate Conception Church, 839 Sutherland Avenue, Kelowna, at 1:00 p.m. every Sunday.

If you wish to become more involved in the growth and support of our newly established community or to be added to our mailing list, please contact:

Latin Mass Society of Kelowna
2475 Dobbin Road, Unit 22, Suite #532
West Kelowna, BC V4T 2E9
Email: latinmasskelowna@gmail.com

Fr. Ralph Oballo, FSSP’s Mass of Thanksgiving, Kelowna, BC

With less than a week’s notice, 100 to 120 people gathered at Immaculate Conception Parish in the city of Kelowna, British Columbia, on the beautiful spring morning of Tuesday, June 4, 2019, for a Missa Cantata (Sung Mass) celebrated by Fr. Ralph Oballo of the Priestly Fraternity of St. Peter (FSSP). Fr. Oballo was ordained in Lincoln, Nebraska, just a week and a half earlier.

“The Church needs Latin”

Posted on April 22, 2018 by Frank Chow

In a recently published article, Dr. Joseph Shaw, chairman of the Latin Mass Society of England and Wales, highlights a worldwide phenomenon in the Catholic Church five decades after the close of the Second Vatican Council: the loss of a common language:

 

Bishops have become strangers to each other: here’s why

The Tower of Babel (Wikipedia Commons)

Increasing Vocations isn’t Rocket Science

A recent column by Bishop Thomas J. Tobin of Providence, Rhode Island highlighted the ongoing vocations crisis in his diocese.  Bishop Tobin noted:

Some clergy numbers in the Diocese of Providence to think about: Since the beginning of this decade we’ve lost 58 priests from active ministry in the Diocese, due mostly to retirement, and we’ve ordained just 18. That’s a net loss of 40 priests from active ministry in the Diocese. The median age of active priests is 59; the median age of all priests, including retirees is 67. There are just 21 priests under the age of 40....

.......... Increasing vocations isn’t rocket science. We already know the answer: wherever traditional Catholicism blooms, vocations boom.

 

The Priest in Cassock is a Living Sermon 

Prof. Roberto de Mattei

addresses Una Voce Canada’s 2018 Annual General Meeting

Crisis in the Church: A Historical Perspective

Una Voce Canada (the Vancouver Traditional Mass Society) held its 2018 annual general meeting on Saturday, November 10, at Holy Family Parish, a personal parish in the Archdiocese of Vancouver, British Columbia, dedicated to the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite and in the care of the Priestly Fraternity of St. Peter since 2008.

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Una Voce Canada had as their guest speaker the renowned scholar Professor Roberto de Mattei, Associate Professor at the European University of Rome until his retirement, and President of the Lepanto Foundation

It is with great pleasure to be able to bring you a recording of his complete talk and the question-and-answer session that followed. The full text of the talk is found here.

Solemn Mass (Extraordinary Form)

at Holy Rosary Cathedral, Vancouver

… at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, August 29, the feast of the Beheading of St. John the Baptist, to ask God’s blessings as we prepare to begin a new school year.

The Cathedral of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary is located at 646 Richards Street in downtown Vancouver.

All are welcome!

Traditional Latin Mass in Edmonton

The Latin Mass in Edmonton has moved to a new parish: St. Edmund’s Roman Catholic Parish, 13120 – 116 Street NW, Edmonton. Saturday Low Mass is at 8 a.m.; Sunday High Mass is at 4 p.m.

The Edmonton Latin Mass Community (Vital Grandin Chaplaincy) is served by the Priestly Fraternity of St. Peter. For more information, please visit its website at http://www.vitalgrandinchaplaincy.ca/.

Bishop Schneider to receive award in Winnipeg

At 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 30 2018, the Society of St. Dominic, a private association of lay faithful in Winnipeg, Manitoba, will confer on His Excellency Bishop Athanasius Schneider its Regina Sacratissimi Rosarii Award for the Fatima centenary.

 

The award will be presented on the Society’s behalf by Dr. Peter Kwasniewski of Wyoming Catholic College at the Fort Garry Hotel, 222 Broadway, Winnipeg.