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Contact Us


Address: 1701 Elgin Road, 
Victoria, B.C., V8R 5L7

Telephone:
250-598-2212
E-mail: stmaryoakbay@bc.anglican.ca

Offfice Hours:

Mon-Thurs: 8:30-1:30pm

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Welcome!

   

We are an Anglican church in the heart of Oak Bay in Victoria, BC. As part of the Diocese of British Columbia we are members of the worldwide Anglican Communion.

Our parish began on October 4th 1911, the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi. Since then, many Christians have lived faithfully through this community in the ministries of music, worship, service, fellowship, teaching and hospitality. We strive for excellence in music and liturgy and host a number of concerts each year.

We welcome and invite you to our church. You will find parking in our lot on Sundays and if not there is ample room along the surrounding streets. Our building is wheelchair accessible. You can find our office, and the chapel, through the cloister garden. During the week, the parking spots on the right handside of the lot are for church use.

When you come you bring the gift of "new eyes" and we welcome your questions about our community and about the God who gifts us with Life and one another.

    

Worship

Calendar & Events


Sundays

8:30 am - Holy Communion,
Book of Common Prayer

10:00 am - Sung Eucharist (BAS)
Sunday School
Coffee & tea following the service

4:00 P.M. Family Services
( will resume in September)

1st Sunday- "Sunday Sanctuary"
at St. Barnabas (1525 Begbie). This is an informal time of song, story telling and activities to engage the Spirit of God.

3rd Sunday " Sundays @ 4"
A simple Eucharist for
young children here at
St. Mary's in the Chapel.

Tuesdays 10:00am

Morning Prayer in the Chapel

Informal prayer time in the library
( will resume in September)

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Bring Back our Girls

We are praying for the women of Nigeria. Please pray with us:

O God, we cry out to you for the lives and the freedom of the 276 kidnapped girls in Nigeria.
In their time of danger and fear,
pour out your strong Spirit for them.
Make a way home for them in safety.
Make a way back for them
to the education that will lift them up.
Hold them in the knowledge
that they are not captive slaves,
they are not purchased brides,
but they are your beloved daughters,
and precious in your sight.
Change the hearts and minds of their kidnappers
and of all who choose violence against women and girls. Cast down the mighty from their seat
and lift up the humble and meek,
through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

( By Elizabeth Smith, The Anglican Church of Australia

 



Sat., June 14th: 9:00-1:00
2nd Annual Garage Sale!

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We are the happy hosts of the Oak Bay Matinee Concert Series (2:30pm)
May 25th
June 15th

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Mondays

St. Mary's Children's Choir will resume in Sept.

2nd & 4th Mondays at 2:00pm:
Prayer Shawl Knitters

Wednesdays
8:30am: Men's Breakfast (Athlone Court)

7:15pm: Compline & Conversation
(resumes in September)

Thursdays
7:30pm Choir Practice

Fridays
1st friday of the month: Womens lunch @ The Oaks


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Ensemble Laude records at St. Mary's
YouTube Video

 

 

 


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