Thursday 23 October 2014

Parish News 30th Sunday in Ordinary Time Oct 26, 2014

Canadian Martyrs Catholic Church - Parish News       

30th Sunday in Ordinary Time - Oct 26, 2014


Remembrance Of All Souls  

November is the month to remember all our departed family members, brothers & sisters and friends.  Please pick the All Souls Day Remembrance" envelopes and drop into the collection basket during Mass or return to parish office. One Mass per envelope will be offered except indicated.


Peter's Pence        

The second collection next Sunday ( Nov 02) is for the charitable work of the Holy See. 

Visit for its history.  Please be generous.


First Friday Mass & Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament  

Nov 07 (Fri).  Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament from 9:00 am to 7:45 pm.  Vocations hour at 6:00 p.m., Benediction at 7:45 p.m. 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 p.m. 

Prayer intentions will be offered in the Mass.


Project Advance 

Please go online for your pledge.


White Ribbon Against Pornography Campaign   

Our Parish's Catholic Women's League (Chinese & English) will be promoting this campaign this week.  Please support the National Campaign by signing your name and address on the Petition Form.  Forms will be sent to Members of Parliament addressing our concern about the proliferation of internet pornography.  Parishioners are also encouraged to wear white ribbons to support this Campaign.


"Living with Christ"

Give yourself or others this perfect gift of faith all year round.  Subscription form for this Canadian daily missal is available at the info counter.


Advance English with Soft Skills Program    

will commence on the first week of  November, Wed 4:00-6:00 p.m. or Sat 2:00-4:00 p.m. for grade 3-10. 

Please register at parish counter, 9:00-11:00 a.m. (Mon - Fri).


Congratulation to the Newly Bapitzed

Priscilla Chi Lam Mok

Samantha San Yin Yuen


All Saints Day (Nov 01)

St. John XXIII

St. John Paul II

Bl. Paul VI

Pray for us


Rest in Peace

George S.Y. Ho 

Angela Cheung


Annual Mass for Deceased Clergy and Religious   

Nov 6 (Thu) 12:10 p.m. at Holy Rosary Cathedral.  All are welcome.


Hallowtide Triduum  

All Hallows' (Saints) Eve begins a three-day candlelight vigil, Oct 31 (Fri) at 7pm.  Join your community in prayer and help us light up the Gardens of Gethsemani cemetery with a three-day prayer vigil for those who have gone before us.  All Souls' Vigil Mass with Archbishop Miller, Nov 1 (Sat) at 7pm.  All Souls' Day Mass, Nov 2 (Sun) at 2 pm.  Candles to be placed on your loved ones grave are available at or available for purchase on site at the office or chapel, 604-531-2141.


Third Annual Archbishop's Dinner  

Oct 28 (Tue), dinner 7pm, Hyatt Regency, Vancouver.  Tickets $150 per person.  For tickets visit


Silent Live-In Retreat  

for women interested in Discerning a call to Religious Life.  Nov 7 (Fri),7:00  p.m.   to Nov 9 (Sun), 3:30 p.m..  For info or to register contact Sr. Denece 604-985-4872 (


Man Alive  

Man Alive is back. This year it's an evening model, short and sweet. Join the Archbishop, 30 priests, and 800 other men, Friday, Nov 7, at St. Patrick's Parish in Vancouver, 7:30 pm start, for a powerful evening with speaker Matt Fradd.  Tickets are $10 and available at


Musical - Right Here Write Now   

On Nov 16, 2:30 p.m. & 7:00 p.m. at River Rock & Nov 29 in Surrey.  Ticket prices $25 and $40.  Visit for more info.  Proceeds of this benefit go to St. Paul Parish, St. Matthew Church and ANCOP.


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