Saturday 27 December 2014

Holy Family December 28, 2014 Bulletin

Holy Family  December 28, 2014  
Weekly Bulletin


Wedding Anniversary Celebration

The Church shares your joy today and is thankful to you for being a powerful sign of God's loyal and faithful love for the world.  May the shining example of the Holy Family continue to be your guide for years to come.


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 7:20 p.m.  Prayer intentions will be offered in the Mass.


Donation Envelopes 2015 is ready for pick up.  If you can't find your envelopes, please fill in a request form.



Remember your pledge in Project Advance?  Please go online donation at to ensure your donation be tax deductible for this year.


2015 Church Calendar is available now.  Donation of $3.00 to cover the cost is appreciated.


"The Word Among Us"    Get one Christmas meditation book by donation at the foyer.


Workshop on 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.


Gift Shop 

Nourish your souls for the new year with our  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.


Congratulation to Our Newly Baptized

Joseph Kin Lau & Joseph Robben Mah


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

Jan 01 (Thu)        9:30am                 Mass in Chinese

                                11:30am               Mass in English


World Day of Migrants and Refugees Mass 

Pope Francis urges us to do as Jesus did by proclaiming the good news of hope to all, especially to those in great need.  He says: "The mission of the thus to love Jesus Christ, to adore and love him particularly in the poorest and most abandoned. Among these are migrants and refugees

who are trying to escape difficult living conditions and dangers of every kind."  Jan 18 (Sun) at 3pm, Our Lady of Sorrows, Vancouver.  Mass celebrated by Archbishop J. Michael Miller, CSB for the 4th year in our Archdiocese as a universal church.



Stewarding God's Gifts Conference: Living our Baptism as stewards of God's Mission 

Stewardship is a way of life, an appreciation of all that we have been given!  All are invited to this one day conference where you will learn about the spiritual and practical aspects of parish stewardship from two experienced presenters, Fr. Darrin Gurr (Archdiocese of Winnipeg) and Julie Kenny.  $20 including lunch.  Mass celebrated by Archbishop J. Michael Miller, CSB. Jan 24 (Sat) from 9am-3pm, Good Shepherd Church, Surrey.


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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