Tino Verelas addressed the assembly on the issue of Vancouver housing Photo: Jason Gallop
St Augustines played a unique part on Thursday at the second Metro Vancouver Alliance (MVA) Assembly held at the Italian Cultural Center in East Vancouver. This also happened to be the first time in the mayoral race that all four candidates for the office were together in one place. MVA's 49 afilliated organisations were well represented by their deligates,
This morning Father Andrew with his dog Frank, and Parish Staff welcomed parishioners & their pets, into the parish centre for the Feast of St Francis of Assisi. This is the first, of what is sure to become a tradition at St Augustines, annual blessing of animals. Out in the courtyard a blessing and sprinkling of Holy Water was given to the pets, which was closely followed by treats of course!