Friday 7 June 2013

English Bulletin - 10th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Canadian Martyrs Catholic Church – Church Bulletin

10th Sunday in Ordinary Time – Jun 9, 2013


Summer Camp                  We will run a fun summer camp from Jul 8-12.  Experience a great adventure of exciting events in the bible with a group of young team facilitators and other kids ages 8-10.  Fee is only $70 for an entire week of all-day fun and excitement.  Please bring your own lunch bag.  Register at the foyer.

          We are also looking for volunteers ages 15 and up to help lead a fun summer camp.  It a great way to get leadership experience, while having a great time.  Sign up at the foyer after Mass or email


PREP           Children Catechism PREP in English Classes for Gr. 1-7 will begin from Sep 11 (every Wednesday) from 7:00-8:15 p.m. Registration form is available from the Info Counter.  Early bird before Jun 30 has discount $20.


Pro-Life Sunday     Say YES to life.  A special collection will be taken next Sunday (Jun 16) to help pro-life organizations in the Archdiocese.  The proceeds support local Pro-life/Right to Life groups, Birthright, Crisis Pregnancy Centers, Campaign Life Coalition, anti-euthanasia groups and University pro-life groups.


Fr. Francis Chang   Please pray for his recovery to good health.


Project Advance

*         Parish goal: $168,000, of which $42,000 goes to the Archdiocese and $126,000 for parish debt payment.

*         Suggestion: $432 for each family, or $36/month for 12 months.

Take a pamphlet and return to parish     office; or go online

Up to date: 292 gifts totaling $125,348 (74.61%)

Thank you for your support.


Church Infrastructure        In a recent archdiocesan seismic risk assessment of our parish, our buildings are found to be "low risk" in the event of earthquake.  No work on our building is needed.  For more information on this, please go to


Catholic Friends      Mandarin Evangelization Evening will be held on Jun 15 (Sat) 6:30 p.m. at the Parish Hall.  Theme "Believe"  Encourage Catholics to bring your non-Catholics family and friends.  Dinner provided with talk and sharing.


Congratulations to our

First Holy Communicants


Angelina Morales     Anna Van      Carlo Magaoay

Casey Graffe          Denenae Tingala     Enzo Manubag        Ethan Wan          Jacqueline Louis      Jasmine Gumboc    Jasper Gumboc      Joshua Hsing           Joshua Ponio          Justin Yu      Justus Yiu     Kaela Bongon         Kellsey Ha      Lawrence Tabangcura       Liezel Tabangcura   Priscilla Dela Cruz   Raine Bongon         Sarah Lau



Parish Vocations Committee   Those who are interested in promoting vocation, please contact Fr. Paul.

Is God calling you?  Call Vocation office 604-683-0281 or visit

Vocation Cross  The parish has a Vocation Cross that goes around to different families.  This is to encourage families to pray for Vocations.  Again if you wish to have the Vocation Cross,  please sign up at the Info Counter.


Holy Land Articles    are available for sale after Mass.  It is a way to help the Christians in the Holy Land.


Our Lady of Guadalupe    Marion Hour of Prayer, Station of the Cross and Prayer to 'Our Lady of Guadalupe' on Jun 12 (Wed), 7:00 p.m. at St. Joseph the Worker Parish.  Slide show presentation on The Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe will follow.  Info: Badur Jaffer 604-630-1600.


"In Defense of Faith" - Religion, Science and Faith: The Challenge of Modern Atheism        Defending our Faith in the light of science, and modern atheism can often be a challenge and a barrier to evangelize other.  Darrell Hall, teacher of Religious Education and former principal of St. Thomas More Collegiate, will give this presentation at Immaculate Conception, Delta on Jun 12 (Wed), 7-9 p.m. 


EL Shaddai   21st Anniversary Celebration.  Jun 22 (Sat), 11:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. at Fraserview Church, 11295 Mellis Drive Richmond.  Mass Main Celebrant: Fr. Lawrence Donnelly at 1:30 p.m.  Speaker: Bro. Mike Z. Velarde.  Free admission.  For more info, please call the El Shaddai Centre at 604-708-0267(night) or Cindy 604-323-0723.


A Touch of God within our spirit   A Guided Retreat with Cenacle Sisters at Rivendell Centre, Bowen Island Jul 1 - 7.  Individual spiritual direction available.  Call Sr. Monica at 604-266-1611 or


Summer Institute - Open Wide the Doors of Faith  One-day courses for general interest and ministry training open to all.  Aug 24 (Sat), 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. at Holy Cross Secondary.  Cost $35 before or by Aug 15 and after that day is $40.  The cost of each course includes morning snack and lunch.  Online registration available at   Please see notice board for more information.

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