Friday 20 June 2014

English Bulletin - Body & Blood of Christ

Canadian Martyrs Catholic Church – Church Bulletin

Body and Blood of Christ – Jun 22, 2014


First Friday Mass & Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament      Jul 4 (Fri).  Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament from 9:00 a.m. to 7:45 p.m. Vocations hour at 6:00 p.m., Benediction at 7:45 p.m. 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 p.m.  Prayer intentions will be offered in the Mass.



Preparing for university starts from elementary school!  A summer faith-based "Soft skill" camp, conducted by Patrick Chun Jr., UBC Broad-Based Admission Reader and Kitty Wong, etiquette teacher.  They will train your children from Grade 2 - 11 how to succeed in life with better appearance, manners and communication skills, which ultimately will help them getting into their favourite university.

Group A : Jul 21 - 25 and Group B: Jul 28 - Aug 1 (Mon-Fri)

For Gr. 2-7 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. & for Gr. 8-11, from 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Registration at Info Counter.


Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults  Catechetical program designed for those: (1) unbaptized persons, (2) baptized Christians of other denominations, and (3) Catholics with little formal study of the Faith.  We welcome all of you to our next session starting Sep 11 at 7:00 p.m. every Thursday.


T3 Thy Kingdom Come   Youth Faith Formation Program (YFFP) is accepting registrations for 2014-15.  Forms are available at the Info Counter.  Last day of early bird registration is Jul 31.  Class will start on Sep 17.


Summer Sale will be held on Aug 23 (Sat).  Donation of new items are welcome.  Rental table are available at $25.


Project Advance

* Parish  goal: $168,000 of which $44,000 goes to Archdiocese and $124,000 for parish debt.

          Up-to-date pledge: $132,176, balance $35,824.

* Suggest each family $432 or $36/month.

Please pledge at the office or go online Thank you.


Church Parking   Recently, there were cars parking on the restricted yellow line area which blocked the traffic.  Please do not park there and be considerate.


PLEASE DO NOT WEAR   Tank tops, hats/caps, sleeveless, low cut, belly-showing, shorts, mini-skirts, slippers/flip-flops inside Church at all times.


Vatican International Eucharistic Miracles of the World Exhibition     Historical panel exhibit depicting church-approved Miracles of the Eucharist including recently added miracles from Poland, Mexico, Venezuela & Buenos Aires.  Replica of the Holy Cup of Valencia, viewing of Eucharistic DVD. Memento table available.  Jun 21 (Sat) 11 a.m. - 9 p.m. & Jun 22 (Sun) 10 a.m. - 9 p.m.  (Sat & Sun) with Eucharist Procession at 3 p.m. at Good Shepherd Church, Surrey.


Open House of Gardens of Gethsemani Outdoor Mass at 4:00 pm on Jun 28 with Archbishop Miller followed by dedication of new feature statues and areas etc.  Contact 604-531-2141 for tickets.


Vocations Live-In   for boys and young men interested in the priesthood or the consecrated life at the Seminary of Christ the King, Mission on Jul 4-6 (Fri-Sun),  Info call 604-826-8715.


Pilgrimage to Rose Prince This is the 65th anniversary since the death of Rose Prince.  Celebration on Jul 4-6 with guest speaker Fr. Garry Laboucane OMI in Prince George.  Please see notice board for details.


The Eucharist: From a Different Perspective  Terry McLaughlin, a professed Secular Franciscan will give a talk on Jul 5 (Sat) 9 am - 3 pm at Rosemary Heights Retreat Centre, cost $45 include lunch and snack.  Call 604-576-8802 or email


Lectio Divina Hear God speaking to us now in a passage of Scripture.  It has 4 parts: Reading of the Passage, Meditation on the Passage, Loving conversation with God and Silent Prayer of love for God.  Every Tuesday at St. John the Apostle Parish, Van. from 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. 


Pray for Iraq Archbishop Miller and the Iraqi community of our Archdiocese ask the faithful to fast and pray for peace in Iraq, where news organizations report the cleansing of Iraq Christians has tens of thousands of Christian families fleeing or trapped in their homes.  For more info visit


Archdiocesan Employment Opportunity


Facilities Manager   Responsible for building operation systems & maintenance of John Paul II Pastoral Centre.  Planning and preparing for the relocation of the John Paul II Pastoral Centre.


Director of Development    Seeking an experienced, dynamic, professional, full-time Director to lead and direct the development initiatives of the Archdiocese.


Line Cook/Baker Part-time position at Rosemary Heights Retreat Centre.


More info, see



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