Welcome to St Barnabas
St Barnabas Anglican Church in Victoria, B.C., is a prayerful, thoughtful, loving and diverse community of people seeking to live out their Christian faith within the Anglo-Catholic inheritance of practise and worship. Whatever your age or condition in life, you will find peace, joy, and welcome here. If you are looking for a lively family ministry, a rich tradition of music, Bible study or prayer groups, if you are looking for ways to serve in the community, or wanting to learn more about the Christian faith; if you are desiring to grow closer to God and to find fellowship of many kinds, we invite you to take some time to browse this website.
The River: a Waldorf-inspired playgroup for children aged 0-5 and their caregivers. A snack is included. Entry is free (donations are welcome). Wednesdays from 10:00 to 11:30 in the church hall.
Sunday Sanctuary: The first Sunday of the month, from 4:00-4:45 pm. Our monthly family centered service with wonderful music, hands on activities and quiet time to take a breath before the new week starts.
Hall Rental Space Available
Do you need to rental space for an upcoming event? St. Barnabas' parish hall is available to rent for functions. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 250-595-4324 for availability and pricing.
Sunday Low Mass 8:00 a.m.
Sung Mass 10:30 a.m
1st Sunday Sunday Sanctuary 4:00 p.m.
4th Sunday Compline 8:00 p.m.
Weekdays Low Mass 9:00 a.m. (except Wed. 7pm)
Bodies of Christ:
Exploring God dwelling among us through paint and music
This year’s Lenten program “Bodies of Christ - Exploring God’s dwelling among us through paint and music” will begin Wednesday, March 12th and will run from 7:30 -9 pm. It will be offered in partnership with and held at St. Mary the Virgin, Oak Bay and will be facilitated by the Reverend Travis O’Brian, the Reverend Anne Privett and Jasmin O’Brian. St. Mary the Virgin , Oak Bay is located at 1701 Elgin Rd
St. Barnabas 2014 Sunday Concert Series
Our final guest in the series, Harpist/composer Josh Layne, will perform Sunday, March 16th. Josh has been called a 'harp genius' and a 'consummate musician'. As a performer he has given solo recitals across Canada, the US, and in Europe as well as giving performances of five of the major harp concertos. Josh made his South American debut this year in Brazil at the Rio Harp Festival to rave reviews. During the March 16th concert, Josh will be playing music from Europe. Russia - Mussorgsky, Prokofiev, France - Godefroid, Germany - Bach, Beethoven, and more. Plus at least one of his own compositions.
All concerts begin at 3 pm and tickets are $10 at the door. For more information on the St. Barnabas Sunday Concert Series and its purpose, please visit our Music page.
Typhoon Haiyan – Philippines
On November 8, 2013, Super Typhoon Haiyan, hit the Philippines’ Eastern Visayas Region. The devastation and loss of life is widespread and ongoing.
PWRDF partner Father Rex Reyes, General Secretary of the National Council of Churches of the Philippines (NCCP), sent this message: "I bid you pray for the repose of the dead, comfort to the survivors and strength to those who minister to their needs. Give of yourself that God's love may be made real."
Here is an update on donations to this relief effort:
The Canadian government matched eligibl e donations dollar-for-dollar between November 9 and December 23, 2013.
Eligible donations received from PWRDF donors: $757,616.
Total donations received as of February 28, 2014: $840,000.
To make a donation, please go to: www.pwrdf.org/donate