Friday 25 April 2014

English Bulletin - Second Sunday of Easter

Canadian Martyrs Catholic  Church – Church bulletin

Second Sunday of Easter – Apr 27, 2014


Two Popes, Two Saints

          This Sunday, Divine Mercy Sunday,  Pope John XXIII and John Paul II will be canonized in Rome, and our Archdiocese will celebrate it at PNE's Pacific Coliseum, starting with Grand Procession at 2:00 p.m. Divine Mercy at 2:30 p.m. and Mass at 3:00 p.m. with Archbishop Miller.

          Buses will leave at 12:20 p.m. and 12:45 p.m. sharp.  Please be on time.

New Book     "St. John Paul the Great: His Five Loves" is available at Gift Shop for $3 only.


Divine Mercy Sunday on April 27th

The late Pope John Paul II granted a Plenary Indulgence to the faithful for participation in this Feast of Mercy under the following conditions:

1)       Sacramental Confession 8 days prior to or after the Feast Day.

2)       Offer prayers for the intentions of the Pope.

3)       Receive Communion in a state of grace on Divine Mercy Sunday.  Sunday Mass fulfills this obligation.

4)       Participate in a special prayer service in honor of the Divine Mercy on that day or at least recite before the Blessed Sacrament an Our Father, the Creed and a devout prayer to Merciful Jesus: "Jesus, I trust in You"

Divine Mercy Devotion will be held at PNE this Sunday at 2:30 p.m.


Rosary          May is the month of Mother Mary, all are welcome to say Rosary 20 minutes before Sunday Masses (except 8:15 a.m.)


First Friday Mass & Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament      May 2 (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  will be held at 7:20 pm.  Prayer intentions will be offered in the Mass.

Catholic Friends      This Mandarin Evangelization  evening will be held on May 3 (this Sat) at 6:30 p.m. Invite your friends for sharing and a free meal.  Please sign up.


Project advance      Archbishop Miller called us to "Live Gratefully, Give Generously"  Pledge will start next Sunday.  Again, the suggested amount is same as last year $432.


Congratulations to our Newly Baptized   

Fion Helena Chan    Yvonne Anastasia Chan

Rain Cecilia Chen    Yvonne Agnes Cheng

Kitty Mildred Cheung         Kathy Genevieve Chow

Maria Erlinda Chu    Michael Chu

Luke Huang  Colleen Lau

Fei Scholastica Li    Diana Lu

Kylie Constance Lu  Betty Betsy Shek

Sandy Maria Shi      Mary Lam

Jane Wong   Kitty Martha Wong

Raymond Anthony Wong   Pinky Faustina Yeung

Allen Joseph Yu      Kathy Emily Yuen

Jonathan Yun          David Zhao


Congratulations to our Newly  Confirmed

Camille Marie Elizabeth Derla       Christopher Pereyras Gabriento

Jenny Mary Lin       Vincent Peter Lin

Carmen Gloria Lo    Raphael Ngan

Dominic Woo


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Mother's Day Luncheon       will be held on May 11 (Sun).  Lunch tickets at $18 each are available after this Saturday Mass and Sunday from 9:15 - 11:30 a.m. 


Mandarin class        starts every Saturday, May 10 (Sat) from 2:15 - 3:15 p.m. at Room C.  Please register in advance at Info Counter.


"Finding God in All Things" Series           Catherine M. Kelly M. Div will facilitate them at St. Joseph the Worker Parish. Apr 28 on Praying with scripture, May 5 on Praying with your imagination and May 12 on Praying with God in your day.  $20/session, call or email Joe or Katherine at 604-484-4525 or


Free to Believe    Rethinking Freedom of Conscience & Religion in Canada.  May 2 (Fri), 7:00 p.m. at Holy Name Parish.  Presented by Mary Anne Waldron, QC, and jointly hosted by the Catholic Physicians.  Guild & the St. Thomas More Lawyers Guild. 


Suffering: The Way to Grow         World renowned speaker, Fr. John Hampsch, CMF will give a speech on May 9 (Fri) 7-9 pm and May 10 (Sat) 9-5 pm at Archbishop Carney Secondary, 1335 Dominion Ave (at Lougheed Hwy), Port Coquitlam.  Tickets $20 each or $30 for two.  Please call Vernon at 604-460-0114 or


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