Friday 10 October 2014

28th Sunday in Ordinary Time - Bulletin

Canadian Martyrs Catholic Church-Bulletin

28th Sunday in Ordinary Time – Oct. 12, 2014



November is the month to remember all our departed family members, brothers & sisters and friends.  Please pick the “All Souls Day Remembrance” envelopes and drop into the collection basket during Mass or return to parish office. One Mass per envelope will be offered except indicated.



You are invited to say Rosary together in October. Please come 25 minutes before every Sunday Masses (except 8:15 a.m.).


World Mission Sunday: Evangelization of Nations  

Next Sunday, Oct 19. This national collection is given to the Society for the Propagation of the Faith which distributes the funds to every mission bishop to assist in the day-to-day expenses of operating the diocese as well as special projects, such as building churches/chapels, healthcare clinics, and training and support catechists.  It is the responsibility of all believers to spread the Gospel and share in the mission of the Church.


Support for Christians of the Holy Land     

Please consider taking a look at the religious olive wood carvings displayed outside the church this weekend.  These articles are hand crafted by the Christians of the Holy land who are seeking your support to assist them in staying rooted in the land of Christ.


Hall & Rooms USERS  

Please remember to close all windows and put back tables & chairs in a way as shown in the layout after use. Please keep the room clean and nothing should be posted up on walls or glasses.  Only whiteboard marker is allowed when using the white board, all other markers are forbidden.


Project Advance 

Please go online for your pledge.


Life in the Spirit Seminar   

Tuesday evenings at 7:30 p.m., Oct 14 to Nov 25, St. Paul’s, Richmond.  Free, please pre-register by contacting 604-957-8227. 


National Pro-Life Conference 2014: Loving Life Now

Come and join us at Delta Hotel, Richmond, from  Oct 23 (Thu) to Oct 25 (Sat) for it.  This is co-sponsored by LifeCanada and other provincial prolife groups.


Hallowtide Triduum  

All Hallows' (Saints) Eve begins a three-day candlelight vigil, Oct 31 (Fri) at 7pm.  Join your community in prayer and help us light up the Gardens of Gethsemani cemetery with a three-day prayer vigil for those who have gone before us.  All Souls' Vigil Mass with Archbishop Miller, Nov 1 (Sat) at 7pm.  All Souls' Day Mass, Nov 2 (Sun) at 2 pm.  Candles to be placed on your loved ones grave are available at or available for purchase on site at the office or chapel, 604-531-2141.


Third Annual Archbishop's Dinner  

Oct 28 (Tue), dinner 7pm, Hyatt Regency, Vancouver.  Tickets $150 per person.  For tickets visit


Silent Live-In Retreat  

for women interested in Discerning a call to Religious Life.  Nov 7 (Fri),7:00  p.m.   to Nov 9 (Sun), 3:30 p.m..  For info or to register contact Sr. Denece 604-985-4872 (


Man Alive   

Man Alive is back. This year it's an evening model, short and sweet. Join the Archbishop, 30 priests, and 800 other men, Friday, Nov 7, at St. Patrick's Parish in Vancouver, 7:30 pm start, for a powerful evening with speaker Matt Fradd.  Tickets are $10 and available at


Awaken My Spirit O Lord!   

Community of the Risen Lord Vancouver prayer group hosting a spiritual deepening retreat by Lalith Perera and CRL team from Sri Lanka.  Wednesday, Oct 22, from 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm, St. Joseph The Worker Church, Richmond.  Register by contacting Ashanti 604-526-9910.


Eastern Catholic Churches   

Evening talks by Fr. Richard Soo, SJ in Rosemary Heights Retreat Centre, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

1.       Oct 22          Catholicism’s Best Kept Secret: The 21 Eastern Catholic Churches.

2.       Oct 29          Icons: Windows to Heaven.

Cost $25 each.  Pre-registration required.

Visit or call 604-576-8802.




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