Friday 14 June 2013

English Bulletin 11th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Canadian Martyrs Catholic Church – Church Bulletin

11th Sunday in Ordinary Time – June 16, 2013


Pro-Life Sunday     Say YES to Life.  A special collection will be taken today to help pro-life organizations in the Archdiocese.  The proceeds support your local Pro-life/Right to Life groups, Birthright, Crisis Pregnancy Centers, United for Life BC, as well as the anti-euthanasia groups.  Thank you for your generosity.


Summer Camp        We will run a fun summer camp from Jul 8-12.  Experience a great adventure of exciting events in the bible with a group of young team facilitators and other kids ages 8-10.  Fee is only $70 for an entire week of all-day fun and excitement.  Please bring your own lunch bag.  Register at the foyer.  We are also looking for volunteers ages 15 and up to help lead a fun summer camp.  It a great way to get leadership experience, while having a great time.  Sign up at the foyer after Mass or email


Fr. Francis Chang   Please pray for his recovery to good health.


Project Advance

*         Parish goal: $168,000, of which $42,000 goes to the Archdiocese and $126,000 for parish debt payment.

*         Suggestion: $432 for each family, or $36/month for 12 months.

Take a pamphlet and return to parish office; or go online Up to date: 318 gifts totaling $138,891 (82.67%). Thank you for your support.


PREP           Children Catechism PREP in English Classes for Gr. 1-7 will begin from Sep 11 (every Wednesday) from 7:00-8:15 p.m. Registration form is available from the Info Counter.  Early bird before Jun 30 has discount $20.


Landscaping Volunteers are needed this summer.  Please contact Parish Office.


Feast of St. Jose Maria Escriva - Founder of Opus Dei         Archbishop Michael Miller, CSB will celebrate Mass at the Holy Rosary Cathedral on June 17, 7:30 p.m.  All are welcome. 


EL Shaddai   21st Anniversary Celebration.  Jun 22 (Sat), 11:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. at Fraserview Church, 11295 Mellis Drive Richmond.  Mass Main Celebrant: Fr. Lawrence Donnelly at 1:30 p.m.  Speaker: Bro. Mike Z. Velarde.  Free admission.  For more info, please call the El Shaddai Centre at 604-708-0267(night) or Cindy 604-323-0723.


Western Canada Chinese Catholic Living Camp 2013                      "For All I Trust Him."  Registration has now begun.  The annual spiritual retreat will be held from August 30 to September 2 at Charis Camp in Chilliwack.  Our key focus is to help young adults aged 17 – 35. "Dig up the roots of their faith so that they may grow and launch out into the world"  Please visit or contact Ada Chu (604-726-9295/


A Touch of God within our spirit   A Guided Retreat with Cenacle Sisters at Rivendell Centre, Bowen Island Jul 1 - 7.  Individual spiritual direction available.  Call Sr. Monica at 604-266-1611 or


Summit by Catholic Christian Outreach  at St. Patrick Parish on Jul 6, 7:30-9:30 p.m.  Call 604-202-8390 or email


Focolare Movement - ?... you did it to me?(Mt25:40)  Mariapolis 2013 - spirituality of communion, sharing of individual experiences on loving our neighbour, group sharing, daily Mass, prayers and recollection, games, outdoor activities and special programs for teens and children. Jul 12 - 14 (Fri-Sun) at Trinity Western University, Langley.  Call 604-468-2871 or email


Summer Institute - Open Wide the Doors of Faith  One-day courses for general interest and ministry training open to all.  Aug 24 (Sat), 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. at Holy Cross Secondary.  Cost $35 before or by Aug 15 and after that day is $40.  Online registration available at 


New Programs at Corpus Christi College   Contact for academic advising and for further assistance for high school and incoming students.  More info, visit

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