Friday 21 June 2013

English Bulletin 12th ordinary

Canadian Martyrs Catholic Church

12th  Ordinary – June 23, 2013


Welcome     Summer visitors and others who have been away.  Welcome home.


First Friday Mass & Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament   Jul 5 (Fri).  Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament from 9:00 am to 7:45 pm. Vocations hour at 6 pm, Benediction at 7:45 pm 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 pm.  Prayer intentions will be offered in the Mass.


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.


Fr. Francis Chang Please continue to pray for his full recovery.


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: 320 gifts totaling $139,491 (83.03%)

   Thank you for your support.


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.


Landscaping  Volunteers are needed this summer.  Please contact Parish Office.


Vocation Live-In   The Seminary of Christ the King, Mission, B.C., is planning a weekend LIVE-IN for young men who are interested in the priesthood or the life of a religious brother, and want to see for themselves what seminary life is like.  Please call Fr. Mark Dumont 604-826-8975 or visit



Maryknoll Film - Trailblazers in Habits    Jul 6, 1:00- 2:30 p.m. at Richmond Cultural Centre, Performance Hall.  Ticket $50 each for Assistance to Maryknoll Sisters.  Contact Margaret Lau 604-434-9236.


Western Canada Chinese Catholic Living Camp 2013        “For All I Trust Him.”  Registration has now begun.  The annual spiritual retreat will be held from August 30 to September 2 at Charis Camp in Chilliwack.  Our key focus is to help young adults aged 17 - 35 “Dig up the roots of their faith so that they may grow and launch out into the world”.  Please visit or contact Ada Chu (604-726-9295/


AMIZADE   The World Youth Day 2013 Send-Off Event Celebrate with the pilgrims going to World Youth Day in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil at Our Lady of Fatima Parish in Vancouver on Jun 23 (Sun).  The afternoon program is free and open to all young adults followed by Mass at 5 p.m.  The dinner and evening program is a ticketed event for $10. For more info, see the Facebook page at<>.


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


Summit by Catholic Christian Outreach  at St. Patrick Parish on Jul 6, 7:30-9:30 p.m.  Call 604-202-8390 or email


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.  Online registration available at

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