Friday 5 December 2014

Parish News 2nd Sunday of Advent 12/7

Canadian Martyrs Catholic Church – Parish News

Dec. 7th , 2014  2nd Sunday of Advent


Rite of Welcoming  

Please pray for our candidates who are uncatechized Catholics and those baptized Christians preparing for reception into the full communion of the Catholic Church today.  May God enlighten their heart and strengthen their will to follow Him.



Our new catechumen were accepted by the church last Sunday. Please keep them in your prayer. May they learn to follow Christ with His blessing.


Youth Ministry Sunday  

The purpose of this archdiocesan collection is to assist the work of Office of Youth and Young Adult Ministry in providing formation, training and support for youth ministry.  Youth ministry in our diocese continues to grow.  They are the future of our church.  Please be generous.


Wedding Anniversary Celebration on Holy Family Sunday

Dec 27, during 5:00 p.m. Mass

Dec 28, during 8:15, 10:00 & 11:45 a.m. Masses

Whether you’re celebrating your wedding anniversary for the 5th year or a multiple of 5 (ie 10th, 15th, 20th ... or 50th & above) in 2014, come and join the Renewal of Marriage Vow and receive Blessings from God.  Registration starts now until Dec 7.


Year of Hope Christmas Party   

Dec 13 (Sat), 6:30 p.m. at our parish hall.  Thank you for your great response.  It is full now.  Please remember to bring your ticket & cup.



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


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. 

Advent Confession

December 18, 19, 22 & 23.

7:30 - 9:30 p.m. in our parish. 


Christmas Mass

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



Mandarin Class 

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


The Word Among Us”   

Get one Christmas meditation book by donation at the foyer.


Living with Christ”   

Subscription form for this Canadian daily missal is available at the info counter.


Sambayanang Philipino  

Simbang Gabi 2014, Dec 16 (Tue) at 7:30 p.m. at our parish.


Catholic Cemeteries: Shared Success Program 

When you go and buy burial plot and tell the cemetery that you are referred from the parish, the cemetery will have $75 rebate to your parish on each contract.  More info, call 604-531-2141 or


Advance English with Soft Skills Program     

Wed 4:00-6:00 p.m. or Sat 2:00-4:00 p.m. for grade 3 to 10.  Please register at parish counter, 9:00-11:00 a.m. (Mon - Fri).


The Catholic Forum   

invites you to explore the topic “The Family in the Church Today” with Archbishop J. Michael Miller CSB.  Join the Forum on Dec 16 (Tue) at 7:00 p.m. in the St. Mary’s Church.  For info, see http:/


Help to the Christians under Persecution   C

Christian in Iraq and Syria are forced to leave home to avoid persecution.  You can offer your help through Aid to the Church in Need (Canada) Inc.  For more info, please visit or call 1-800-585-6333, ext. 221.




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