Friday 23 May 2014

English Bulletin - 6th Sunday of Easter

Canadian Martyrs Catholic Church – Church Bulletin

6th Sunday of Easter – May 25, 2014


Holy Spirit ... Our Hope


Pentecost is near.  Prepare ourselves for it by keeping vigil and praying together. Fr. Bill Comerford (Eng) & Fr. Paul Chu (Can) will lead us in Praise & Worship, Sharing, Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament, Anointing and Intercession Prayers. Main language Cantonese with English. Jun 7 (Sat) 7:30 - 9:30 p.m. at Church. Contact:


First Friday Mass & Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament  Jun 6 (Fri).  Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament from 9:00 am to 7:45 pm. Vocations hour at 6:00 pm.  Grace that Reigns Society invites all to Prayers For Our Priests at 7 p.m. We will be praying for all the priests in Richmond, Surrey and Delta. (  Benediction at 7:45 pm followed by Mass in Cantonese at 8:00 p.m.  Please sign up at the Info Counter.


First Holy Communion       Congratulations to all our First Communicants.  Please continue to pray for them.


Confirmation Archbishop Miller will come to confirm our PREP children next Sunday at 11:45 am.  Please pray for them.


Catholic Missions in Canada          Next Sunday the second collection is to support Catholic evangelization in remote and poor mission areas in Canada.  Check  Thank you for your generosity.


Congratulations to Fr. Peter Chiang on your 60th Anniversary of Ordination to Priesthood!


Protecting Victims of Prostitution and Human Trafficking  Our Archbishop urges all faithful to raise our voices to protect the victims.  Catholic Women’s League ladies will help all in signing the ready printed mailing card for the Justice Minister, Peter MacKay after Mass.  Please support.


Landscape Summer Job   Please contact Fr. Paul.


Clergy Retreat           Fr. Paul will attend the annual retreat this coming week.  Please continue to pray for all priests.


Congratulations to our Newly Weds

Rosa Wai & Joey Lau

Ban Kereakos & Mazen JaJo Estepho


Health Tune-Up Day - June 14 (Sat)  Organized by Fr. Josef Eugster New Foot Reflexology Volunteer Group and PCA.  Foot reflexology services will be provided.  Please register before Jun 10 at the Parish Office.


Project  Advance

“Live Gratefully, Give Generously”.        

·       Parish goal: $168,000, of which $44,000 goes to Archdiocese and $124,000 for parish debt.

Up-to-date pledge: $84,819, balance $83,181.

·       Suggestion: each family $432 or $36/month.

          Please pledge at the booths; take a pamphlet home; or go online Thank you.


Rest in Peace ~ Elizabeth Capper Wong


Catholic Forum: Environmental Justice for Catholic     John Gabor, regional animator for Development and Peace will present it on Jun 3 (Tue) 7 p.m. at St. Mary’s Church, Van.  Free, donation appreciated.  Info: or call Cathy 604-874-8037.


The Feast of Pentecost    Vancouver Catholic Charismatic Renewal Services welcomes you to Praise & Worship, Benediction & Mass, Prayers for Healing on Jun 7 (Sat) at St. Matthew Church, Surrey.


St. Anthony of Padua Novena      at St. Anthony of Padua (1345 West 73rd Ave. Van).  Join the 9-Day Mass & Novena from Jun 5 - 13, 7:30 p.m. 


Catholic Cemetery Tour     Jun 7 (Sat) at Gardens of Gethsemani, Surrey and Jun 8 at St. Peter’s Catholic Cemetery, New Westminster.  Go online


A Call to Action       Dr. Austen Ivereigh, the founder and coordinator of Catholic Voices, will speak on “Catholic Social Teaching, Pope Francis and The Call to Action” on Jun 10 (Tue) 7:00-9:00 p.m. at St. Mary Parish School, Van.


Domestic Abuse Services - OLGCS  is holding its 1st Annual Clean Sweep on Jun 14 (Sat) at St. Matthew’s Elementary School, Surrey from 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.  It’s a flea market, bottle drive, barbecue and raffle.  Book your table or more details, call 604-585-6688.


Distance Education Courses for Adult Faith Formation offered by St. Francis Xavier University.  Call 1-877-867-5562 or

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