Canadian Martyrs Catholic Church – Bulletin
Epiphany of the Lord – January 06,2013
Prayer for Unity of Christians
The Week of Prayer for Christian Unity will be held from January 20 - 27. All are invited to join with brothers and sisters of various Churches in ecumenical celebrations throughout the Archdiocese. Come together as Christians, in prayer and song, giving witness to unity as followers of Christ. The theme is “What does God require of us?” (Micah 6:6-8). Contact Marjeta Bobnar for details: 604-683-0281; email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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
* 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
* Visit www.catholicscomehome.org.
* Prayer Box: Write the name of the Catholics whom you like to be coming
back to church, and put it into the box. Mass will be offered for your
intention. “There is nothing impossible for God.”
Fr. Paul, Fr. Francis & Fr. Peter would like to thank everyone who have sent them Christmas cards and gifts. May God reward your kindness, and please continue to pray for vocation.
Parish Pastoral Council
will be held on Jan 18 (Fri) 7:30 p.m. Each parish group should send at least one member to the meeting.
Lunar New Year Dinner
will be held on Feb 17 evening. Your donation of new items for raffle will be appreciated. Please drop them to the parish office.
Chinese New Year Cakes
To celebrate the Year of the Snake, our volunteers will be making and selling traditional Chinese New Year cakes. We will receive orders on Jan 12 &19 (Sat) evening Masses and Jan 13 & 20 (Sun) between Sunday Masses. Thank you for your support.
We encourage newcomers and families (especially those with children in our catechism class) to register at our parish. Those who have changed address or telephone number, please contact Info Counter or Parish Office.
2013 Donation Envelope
is now available at the entrance of courtyard.
Offertory at Sunday Mass - 2013
If you would like to do the offertory e.g. in your day of significance, please sign up the registry at the Info Counter. First come first serve, and each one is limited to once a year.
goes around to different families. This is to encourage families to pray for Vocations. Please sign up at the Info Counter.by donation, please contact Parish Office.
The Human Person in the Likeness of God
Theology of the Body is John Paul II's teaching on love, life and human sexuality. Discover God’s original design for us, our call to holiness, and our destiny with him in heaven. Fr. Alan Boisclair will present an eleven week course starting Jan 7 (Mon) at St. John the Apostle Parish, Vancouver; Jan 8 at St. Clare of Assisi Parish, Coquitlam; Jan 9 (Wed) at Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Vancouver. Cost $80, includes the textbook “Man and Woman, He Created Them - Theology of the Body.” More information and registration at www.rcav.org/tob.
The Challenges of Migration in the Church
A day of workshop will be led by Rev. Ramiro Sanchez Chan CS and Rev. Gianantonioi Baggio CS, Associate Pastor of St. Helen Parish, Burnaby. Jan 12 (Sat), 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. at Our Lady of Sorrows Parish, Vancouver. Sponsored by Missionaries of St. Charles. Lunch and snacks provided, call 604-254-0691.
The Archdiocese goes mobile!
Find out what’s happening in the Archdiocese. The Archdiocese of Vancouver has created an App for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch devices that enables Catholics to find churches, Mass and confession times, and other information in a convenient mobile friendly format. Please visit www.rcav.org/app or facebook at http://www.facebook.com/archdioceseofvancouver.
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