The spirituality of family love is made up of thousands of small but real gestures. 
Pope Francis (Amoris Laetitia (Chapter 9, #315)

Here is our special video highlighting eight couples and their stories about marriage and family. 

Celebrating Milestone Anniversaries

Sunday, May 8, 2022 at 2:00 pm
St. Clare of Assisi Parish, Coquitlam

Those who register before April 18 will receive their certificate at the Mass on May 8 and their names will be included in the Mass booklet.

Registrations received on or after April 18 will receive their certificate in the mail, and names will not be included in the Mass booklet.

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On behalf of Archbishop Miller, we are excited to invite you to the 2022 Milestone Marriage Anniversary Mass. We will be honouring couples celebrating milestone anniversaries of 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, 40, 45, 50, 55 & 60+ years of marriage with a special blessing.

Please join us this Mother’s Day, May 8, 2022 at St. Clare of Assisi Parish to celebrate with families and friends. The Mass will be at 2:00 p.m. with a reception to follow in the hall. We will be taking photos of the anniversary groups which will be available online after the Mass.

Families and friends are welcome to witness and celebrate your milestone anniversary.

Archbishop Michael Miller, CSB, honoured couples celebrating Milestone Marriage Anniversaries: 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, 40, 45, 50, 55 & 60+ years of marriage.

Marriage Anniversary Mass


Michele Smillie 


Marriage Anniversary Mass





Love isn’t easy. No. But the most beautiful thing that a man and a woman can give each other is true love, for a lifetime.

- Pope Francis


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We are so pleased that you were able to join us for the
2023 Milestone Marriage Anniversary Mass.
The church was overflowing with joy as we celebrated and witnessed to marriage and family.

Sunday, May 14, 2023
St. Francis Xavier Church

View Archbishop's Homily