Canadian Martyrs Catholic Church – Church Bulletin
4th Sunday of Advent – December 23, 2012
Dec 24 (Mon) 7:40 p.m. Christmas Caroling
(Trilingual ) 8:00 p.m. Family Mass
10:30 p.m. Christmas Caroling
11:00 p.m. Christmas Mass
Dec 25 (Tue) 9:30 a.m. Mass in Chinese
11:30 a.m. Mass in English
Mary, the Holy Mother of God (Day of Obligation)
Jan 1 (Tue) 9:30 a.m. Mass in Chinese
11:30 a.m. Mass in English
Jesus’s Birthday Cake Dec 25 celebrates the birth of Jesus, Son of God. He is the main reason for Christmas. Invite your family and friends to His Christmas Mass Banquet.
Cantonese Youth Group invites all youths to serve at “The Door is Open” on Christmas Day (Dec 25). This organization helps prepare meals for those in need. If interested, please contact Kenneth at email@example.com. Please also pray and offer financial support to the new kitchen and dining hall in order to meet the needy.
Youth Christmas Celebration will be held on Dec 30 (Sun) 11:45 am to celebrate Jesus Christ has come. Cost will be $2 including lunch. We welcome all youths and young adult to participate. Please register at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Donations to the Men’s Hostel During winter season, about 100 men stay at the hostel on daily basis. Donation of coffee mugs, winter socks and underwear are needed. Please call 604-443-3292 or email email@example.com.
Gift Shop - Your Christmas Shopping Stop
1. “YOUCAT” a colour catechism $12.
2. Inspiring talks in CDs, $4 each.
3. “Keep Christ in Christmas” Magnetic decal, $5.
“To Love is to Give” Food Drive Collection of 853 items and $616 cash have been received. Catholic Women’s Leagues (Chinese) would like to thank all parishioners. All had been delivered to the Richmond Food Bank.
First Friday Mass & Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament Jan 4 (Fri). Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament from 9:00 am to 7:45 pm. Vocations hour at 6 pm, Benediction at 7:45 pm followed by Mass in Cantonese at 8:00 p.m. Please sign up at the Info Counter. Divine Mercy Devotion at 7:20 pm. Prayer intentions will be offered in the Mass.
Office Close for Christmas on Dec 25 & 26.
Catholics Come Home
If you have been away from the church, we welcome you back. Perhaps you may like to know:-
* You are not alone. We as a community, we will walk with you and pray for you.
* A free gift of our weekly paper “BC Catholic” will be mailed to you. Please sign up at the booth.
* If you have any question about our community, look for the volunteer with a “Ask me” tag.
* Confession is a way to be reconciled with God. It is proper to have confession before receiving Communion at Mass.
* Our church is open during office hour. You are welcome to pray here in weekdays.
* Visit www.catholicscomehome.org.
“From Believe to Trust” (Cantonese) A talk for the Year of Faith by Deacon John Wu will be held on Jan 5 (Sat) 2:30-4:30 and Jan 5 (Sun) 2:30 - 6:30.
Photography Exhibition will be held during Christmas on Dec 24 from 7:30 pm - 1:00 am and 25th at 9:00 am - 1:00 pm. There will be photo sale and voting for “My Favourite Photo” to raise funds for the church. Please support.
TAX DEDUCTIBLE FOR 2012 Remember your pledge in Project Advance? Please go online donation at www.rcav.org to ensure your donation be tax deductible for this year.
2013 Donation Envelope is now available at the entrance of courtyard.
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