Friday 19 July 2013

English Bulletin - 16th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Canadian Martyrs Catholic Church – Church Bulletin

16th Sunday in Ordinary Time – July 14, 2013


First Friday Mass & Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament      Aug 2 (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.


"Be Strong, Be Wise, Be faithful"  Annual Summer Live-In Retreat will be held by Canadian Martyrs Prayer Community for youth and young adults ages 13-28 years old from Aug 2-4 (Fri-Sun) at Aldcez Gardens Retreat House in Ladner.  Inspiring speakers include Clayton Imoo, Director, Office of Youth Ministry from the diocese, worship, Holy Mass, outdoor activities, games and lots of great food.  Cost $50 each, space is limited, registration starts this week.


Joining the faith Journey


Adult Catechism (RCIA) 2013-2014

For inquirers and Catholics preparing for confirmation.


In Cantonese          from Sep 11 (Wednesday)          7-9 p.m.

In English      from Sep 12  (Thursday)    7-8:30 p.m.

In Mandarin from Sep 14  (Saturday)    3-5 p.m.



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 forms are available at the Info Counter.


Vacation       Check Mass time on


CM Voice                Jul and Aug issue has been printed.  Please pick one at the Info Counter.


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 date, 328 gifts totaling $151,723 (90.31%). 


Thank you for your support.


Congratulations to our Newly Weds

Pak Lim Lam & Jessica Lomotan Dianko

Summer Sale    Coming on Aug 17.  Donation of new items is welcome.  Rental tables are available at $25.


Respect to God in Liturgy


1.       Proper dress for Mass.

2.       Say prayer slowly from the heart.

3.       Say "Amen" in receiving Holy Eucharist.

4.       Do not leave your seat during Gospel and Homily.

5.       Please keep a prayerful environment.

6.       No food or drinks inside Children Room and guide your children in attending Mass.               


Archdiocesan Summer Institute   Nourish your soul, explore your faith, develop ministry leaders on Aug 24 (Sat) at Holy Cross Secondary School, Surrey from 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Cost $35 includes lunch.  visit


Western Canada Chinese Catholic Living Camp 2013   "For All I Trust Him."  The annual spiritual retreat will be held from Aug 30 to Sep 2 (Fri-Mon) at Charis Camp in Chilliwack.  Welcome 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/


Marriage Encounter Weekend for couples married in the Catholic Church sponsored by Bukas Loob sa Diyos.  The retreat will be conducted by Fr. Augustine Obiwumma at Rosemary Heights Retreat Centre on Aug 9-11.  Call  Franco or Remy 604-274-7036 or email


With Love & Faith - Concert of the Singing Priests from Talibon, Bohol, Philippines          Aug 7 (Wed) at Our Lady of Mercy Parish, Burnaby and Aug 8 (Thu) at St. Andrew Parish, Van.  Tickets $10 each, call Lilet 604-439-7539 or Rupe 778-863-1734.


Catechesis of the Good Shepherd Training       Level 1 Part 1 - A one week formation experience for adults working with children.  Aug 8 - 13, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. daily except Sunday at St. Jude School, Van.  Call Murita at 604-683-0281 or email


Journey through the Scriptures    4 Step Retreat, a couple program and a rally to live life in the Spirit.  Free admission, all are welcome.  Aug 10 & 11 at St. Mary's Parish, Vancouver.  Aug 12 at Our Lady of Mercy Parish, Burnaby.  Call 604-526-9910 or email, visit


Searching in the Spirit        Annual post-confirmation training event will take place at Camp Jubilee on Aug 19-23.  Welcome all youth ages 12 & 13 who have been confirmed this summer.  Visit

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