Friday 19 December 2014

4th Sunday of Advent-Weekly Bulletin

Canadian Martyrs Catholic Church

4th Sunday of Advent December 21, 2014


Weekly Bulletin


Jesus Birthday

Our loving Jesus Birthday (Christmas) is just around the corner, let us remember to celebrate

His birthday in our family’s dinner with a “Birthday Cake” in His honour “Happy Birthday Jesus”.

This is the least we should do in His honour when we profess we love Him.


First Friday Mass & Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament  Jan 02 (Fri)

Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament from 9:00am to 7:45pm. 

Vocations hour at 6:00pm, Benediction at 7:45pm followed by Mass in Cantonese at 8:00pm.

Please sign up at the Info Counter. 

Divine Mercy Devotion will be held at 7:20pm.  Prayer intentions will be offered in the Mass.



Remember your pledge in Project Advance? 

Please go online donation at to ensure your donation be tax deductible for this year.


Donation Envelopes 2015 is ready for pick up. 

If you can’t find your envelopes, please fill in a request form.


Gift Shop

Think of us when you think of Christmas gift. New arrivals:

1. Prayer for Beginners by Peter Kreeft $3.

2. New Testament: The Ignatius Catholic Study Bible with notes and commentary

    by Scott Hahn $4.

3. Sunday Missals $4.


Mandarin Class 

Every Saturday at 2:00-3:00 Room C.  Please enroll in advance.


Workshop on Canadian Education System

Dec 21          What are the requirements of the Canadian Education System

Dec 28          How to meet the requirements of the Canadian Education System

Jan 04          How to meet the new Canadian University Screening System

Time: 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.  Please register at parish counter.


“The Word Among Us” 

Get one Christmas meditation book by donation at the foyer.


Advent Confession

CMCC & St. Paul              Dec 22 & 23           7:30-9:30 p.m.

St. Joseph the worker       Dec 22 & 23           7:00-9:00 p.m.       

St. Monica                        Dec 22 & 23          7:00 p.m.


Christmas Mass (Day of Obligation)

Dec 24 (Wed)         8:00 p.m.      Family Mass      (Trilingual )

                             11:00 p.m.     Christmas Mass (Trilingual)

Dec 25 (Thu)          9:30 a.m.      Mass in Chinese

                             11:30 a.m.     Mass in English


Mary, the Holy Mother of God (Day of Obligation)

Jan 01 (Thu)           9:30a.m.      Mass in Chinese

                            11:30a.m.      Mass in English



2015 Church Calendar is available now.

Donation of $3.00 to cover the cost is appreciated.



Photography Exhibition at the Parish Hall

Dec 24, 7:30pm – 1:00am

Dec 25, 9:00am – 1:00pm

There will be photo sale and voting for “My favorite Photo” to raise funds for the church. Please support generously.


Rest in Peace – Teresa Lo


Christian Unity : Have We Answered the Call?

Archdiocese of Vancouver will mark the 50th anniversary of Vatican II’s Decree on Ecumenism with an ecumenical prayer service. 

Keynote speakers: Fr. Tom Rosica, CSB, and Sr. Donna Geernaert, SC. 

Topics: Canadian and worldwide overview of ecumenism before and after Vatican II’s Decree,

importance of dialogue, and practical ideas on how to start ecumenical cooperation.

Jan 17 (Sat), St. Francis Xavier Church, Vancouver

To register visit,

Contact 604-683-0281 ext. 229 or email


2015 Week of Prayer for Christian Unity  Jan 18 – 25

In a world marked by diversity in language and culture, we express our Christian faith in diverse ways. 

The Archdiocese will mark Christian Unity Week with various ecumenical events and prayer services. 

For more information, visit


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