Friday 9 August 2013

English Bulletin - 19th Ordinary

Canadian Martyrs Catholic Church – Church Bulletin

Nineteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time – Aug 11, 2013


Summer Sale will be held on August 17 (Sat) at 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.   Selection of new clothing, household items, antique cameras, design jewelry, plants, food... and floral arrangement demonstration.  Bring your families and friends!


Catholic Movie  - Chiara and Francesco (St. Clare and St. Francis)  Reflection on the life of St. Francis.  Learn to live a life of obedience and follow God's will.  Aug 17 (Sat) 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. in Room A & B.


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.


YFFP High school PREP (YFFP) is accepting registrations for this coming school year.    Volunteers facilitators are also needed (prefer those who have attended The Great Adventure Bible Study series or The Teen Timeline T3).


Registration forms are available at the Info Counter.


Project Advance      336 gifts totaling $153,305 (91.37%) has been raised.  Thank you for your support.  Please go online for direct pledge.


Richmond Right to Life Society     We have collected $3,152 for the Pro-Life in Richmond.  Thank you for your generosity.


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." will be held from Aug 30 to Sep 2 (Fri-Mon) at Charis Camp in Chilliwack.  Welcome young adults aged 17 - 35.  Please visit or contact Ada Chu (604-726-9295/


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 12 at Our Lady of Mercy Parish, Burnaby.  Call 604-526-9910 or email, visit


Marian Pilgrimage         Annual Marian Pilgrimage to Grotto of Our Lady of Lourdes on Aug 17 (Sat) at Fraser River Heritage Park, Mission.  Confessions at 10 a.m., Mass at 1:00 p.m. with Archbishop Miller, pilgrimage at 2:30 p.m. then picnic.


Searching in the Spirit        The annual post-confirmation training event taking place from Aug 19 - 23 at Camp Jubilee at the base of Mt. Seymour.  This event is for youth ages 12 & 13 who will have been confirmed by this summer.  Searching in the Spirit provides youth and adults with formation in discipleship, and inspires the newly confirmed to continue on in their faith journeys.  Visit for more info.


Salt & Light TV          Canadian Catholic TV is now offering Free View till Aug 19 in Shaw 160, Telus 159.    Also, fundraising Gala Dinner in helping the Catholic media ministry into the US and Mexico will be held on Sep 6 (Fri) at Italian Cultural Centre, Van.  Ticket at $80 each.  Call 604-771-2975.


Shining a Light on the Darkness of Elder Abuse          Estimated that between 4 and 10 percent of Canadian seniors experience some form of abuse.  Catholic Health Association of BC's annual conference at Executive Plaza Hotel, Coquitlam on Sep 19 (Thu) will address this problem.  Mass at 9 am celebrated by Archbishop Miller.  Registration $140.  All are welcome, information/registration, go online


St. Patrick Regional Secondary School Admissions     is now accepting applications for Grade 8 to 12 for Sep 2013.  Applications forms are available at school office or call 604-874-6422 or visit

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