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Festivals & Events

Folktoria 2023

Folclore Alegre de Victoria will be performing downtown at Centennial Square Sunday, June 4th at 6pm. This is a cultural festival where many cultures are showcasing their dances from the country of origin. Please come support our group!! Thank you. 


Holy Spirit Festival - June 16th to 18th

To order a penção (roast beef, massa (sweet bread), bread and wine) please contact Helder Ponte at 250-727-0623. The cost is $80 for each penção.
If you know someone who is sick and would like a penção, the festival committee will deliver them directly to their home on Saturday June 17th in the morning. 
The Festival Committee would like to ask for donations for the bazaar and bake sale. 

Festival Program
Friday, June 16th - 6:30 pm Rosary followed by the blessing of the penções.  Massa, arroz doce (sweet rice) tea and coffee for all. Everyone is welcome 
Saturday June 17th – 6 pm blessing of the sopas. Please sign up on the list in the church entrance with how many people so the committee can prepare.

After dinner: Origin of the Holy Spirit performed by the children, Piñata for the children, dance with live music. (Tribute to the Tres sem nome)
Sunday June 18th - 11 am Mass, followed by a procession. Social in the hall with Portuguese food, bake sale, bazaar, carnival games for the children and at 4:00 pm Folclore Alegre de Victoria will perform. There will be dancing to the music of DJ Danny.

Senhor Bom Jesus de Pedra Festival - September 2nd and 3rd, 2023

Information to come

Our Lady of Guadalupe Festival - December 10th, 2023

Information to come

Saint Joseph Festival - Sunday, March 19th

The Saint Joseph Festival Committee would like to thank everyone for their donations to the Bake Sale and Bazaar. With your support they were able to donate $6,000 to our parish.



Festival Donations 2022

Thank you to:

*Our Lady of Guadalupe for donating $5,300

*Our Lady of Fatima Committee (October) for donating $4,531

*Senhor Bom Jesus de Pedra Committee for donating $10,000

*Holy Spirit Committee for donating $8,700

*Our Lady of Fatima Committee (May) for donating $5,000

*St. Joseph Committee for donating $6,450

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