Canadian Martyrs Catholic Church – Church Bulletin
20th Sunday of ordinary time – August 17, 2014
August 23 (Saturday) 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Selection of clothing, accessories, jewelry,
house hold items, plants, toys, food and games.
Entertainment scheduled at:
12 noon - the making of "Tofu Pudding",
1:00 pm - "Tai Chi" exercise demonstration!
Bring your families and friends!
We need portable gazebo. If you can lend it out,
please call parish office before Aug 19. Thank you.
The Great Adventure - Book of Revelation Some Catholics thought that this is a very mysterious book. Want to find out? Come to join us from Sep 19, every Fridays at 7:30 p.m. (except First Friday). Cost $35 includes workbook and response.
What Catholics Believe? 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 RCIA session starting Sep 11 at 7:00 p.m. every Thursday.
Parish Religious Education Program (PREP) Registration is ongoing for students in elementary and junior high grades. Registration forms are available at the Info Counter. Students who were enrolled last year are asked to please re-register early. Knowing our class sizes in advance is helpful.
T3 Thy Kingdom Come Youth Faith Formation Program (YFFP) is accepting registrations for 2014-15. Class will start on Sep 17.
Project Advance Current pledge: $144,620, balance $23,380. Suggest each family $432 or $36/month. It is never too late to do good. Please pledge at the office or visit www.rcav.org.
U-Camp For photos and video at U-Camp, please visit www.modestum.com/specialProgram/U_Camp_Days.htm.
Year of Hope ~ A Musical Experience How do we define the word HOPE in a world where there seems to be so much hopelessness? Rather than define it, our talented youth will tell a compelling story of Hope. Please mark your calendars and be sure to invite your family and friends to a night of beautiful music. It will be presented on Sep 28 (Sun) 7:00 p.m. here in celebration of the Year of Hope and Feast of the Canadian Martyrs.
Congratulations to our Newly Weds
Paul Milaire & Pratima Cheung
Congratulations to our Newly Baptized
Jax Matthew Chan
Responding to the Crisis in the Middle East Pope Francis has written to the world’s bishops inviting them to pray for peace. In a letter to the CCCB, the Bishops of Canada and their local Churches were invited “to unite with the Holy Father in steadfast prayer to invoke the gift of peace from the Holy Spirit.” Read the letter here: rcav.org/prayer-and-humanitarian-appeals.
Western Canada Chinese Catholic Living Camp (WCCCLC) Aug 29 to Sep 1 (Fri-Mon). Welcome Chinese young adults age 17-35 to join! This year's theme is 'Here I am, Lord' focusing on intentional discipleship. Our speaker is Father Francis Ching from the Companions of the Cross. Please visit wccclc.ca or contact us at email@example.com.
Summer Institute One-day faith formation and ministry training for adults. Donna Ortuso, Co-founder and Director of the Lay Centre in Rome will present “The Lay Person’s Busy Path to Holiness”. Aug 23 (Sat) at St. Patrick Secondary School, Vancouver. $35 including lunch. Register at www.rcav.org/oc-summer.
Red Light / Green Light Screening As nations around the globe attempt to fight sex trafficking, many consider legalizing prostitution. Red Light Green Light explores the effects of various approaches in an attempt to answer the question. Aug 26 at St. Augustine Parish, Van at 7:00-9:00 p.m.
World Youth Day 2016 in Krakow, Poland Two identical sessions regarding the 16-day pilgrimage package set up by Archdiocese of Vancouver will be offered at St. Francis Xavier Parish,Van. on Sep 18 and St. Bernadette Parish, Surrey on Sep 19, both start at 7:00 p.m., visit www.rcav.org/world-youth-day-2016.
Annual Catholic Charismatic Conference - Be Healed Physical Healing with internationally known Catholic evangelist, Bob Canton, three major talks and a healing service from Sep 19 to 20 at St. Matthew Church, Surrey. Archbishop Miller will celebrate Mass on Sep 20 at 7:00 p.m. . Tickets $10. Call Lennie 604-597-8227 or www.vccrs.ca.
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