Daily Mass during Holy Week
8:30am & 7:30pm, Monday, Tuesday
Wed. 8:30am only, No evening Mass due to Chrism
Mass at the Cathedral.
Extra Times of Confession:
Thursday Following Mass of the Lord’s Supper.
Good Friday 10 to 11am.
Holy Saturday 9:30-10:30am, 3:45-4:30pm.
Lorraine Cameron; Savio Nazareth; Alex Cameron; Jennifer Graham; David Joseph; Shawntell Finnigan; Barbara Maxwell; Maria Pauchly; Teresa Hatswell; Vivian Tepoorten; John Burnell; Hazel Boudville; Frank Gismoni; Creg Rosales; Joanne Mitchell; Riccarda Vella; Jerry Ryan; Zenaida van Kalsbeek; David Ashley; Diane Fraser; Herb Fleming; Doreen Kwee; Karen Virag; Irene Malczynski; James Pollard & Margaret Menezes.
If you have a relative in the hospital or at home who is sick, please let the rectory know so that we may visit them.
Good Friday, April 18– In support of the Holy Land.
April 20 – Next Sunday – Easter.
On Sun. April 27, a special event will commemorate the canonization of Blessed John Paul II and John XXIII on Divine Mercy Sunday at the Pacific Coliseum. Tickets will be available for general admission only at the back of the Church, first come first serve.
LENTEN PENITENTIAL SERVICES
Monday, April 14 – 7:30pm
Our Lady of Good Counsel, 10460 – 139 Street, Surrey
Tonight, Sunday, April 13, 7pm: Shhh… Come understand why we should be seeking a deeper relationship with God through contemplation and prayer especially during these last weeks of Lent. See you in the Youth Room!
Easter Egg Hunt! Volunteers and Donations needed: We are looking for youth volunteers to hide eggs for the young ones! Contact Faye if you can help out during the morning Masses on Easter Sunday.
We are looking for chocolate egg donations. Please drop off donations at the Parish office clearly marked “Youth Ministry Egg Hunt”
YOUTH DAY It's not too late to register for Youth Day 2014. Find out more information at oyyam.com and contact Faye if you’d like to register! For more information about Youth Ministry and Life Teen, please contact Faye p: 604.785.6729 or e: firstname.lastname@example.org Follow Us on Twitter: @iclifeteen.
ANNUAL IC EASTER SUNDAY EGG HUNT
The annual egg hunt, hosted by IC Youth Ministry, is for Children aged 3 to Grade 3. Meet at the playground after the 8:30am and 10:15am Easter Sunday Masses! Please bring your own basket for collecting eggs. (Children must be accompanied by their Parents or Guardians.)
MARCH FOR LIFE BC LEGISLATURE
March for Life: Thurs. May 8, at the BC Legislature. The bus will leave our Parish after 8:15am Mass on Thurs. May 8. Cost per adult for bus transport to and from Victoria $15 In addition, to those participating will have to pay for their BC ferry passengers fare $28.74, return for adults. $16.30 for seniors who will be carrying their G senior’s card. Sign up lists is in the Church Vestibule. Those participating must pay before May 8, by bringing a cheque or cash to the Parish office, to cover both their bus transport and ferry fare. We will also have a collection beforehand, so that those who can’t participate in the march. Call Marvin Hounsell 604.597.3477 or email email@example.com.
IC School Drama Club and Choir are putting on The Wizard of Oz. The production will take place on Wed. Apr 30th at 7:30 pm, and Thurs, May 1st at 1:30 pm and 7:30 pm in the school gym. Tickets are $7 for adults and $4 for children 12 & under. Tickets can be ordered through the school office at 604.596.6116. Order your tickets soon! Submit via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
North Delta Lawn bowling club, 11760-88th Ave, North Delta bowl out doors April – September, bowl when and as often as you like with no commitment to a team. Free lessons contact Pat 604.583.3793.
HOLY CROSS HIGH SCHOOL RETREAT
Holy Cross High School is looking for the assistance from alumni to help lead the class of 2014 grade 12 retreat. The retreat is taking place on April 28 & 29, 2014 at Stillwood Conference Center in Cultus Lake. If you are interested in helping out please contact Chris Blesch at 604.581.3023.
16th ANNUAL CRUSADER NIGHT
On Good Friday as part of the experience of the sufferings of Jesus we would like the opportunity of taking part in a fasting lunch traditionally known as the Black Fast. It consists of Black Tea or Coffee or simple drink of boiled water, with a rice and vegetable based soup, (no meat or dairy products) and a hot cross bun. A suggested price would be $5 per person or $12 for a family. It would take place following the Stations of the Cross at 11am. Lunch at 12pm in the Parish Hall so that we would then have the Good Friday services at 3pm. Please sign on the list provided in the vestibule today, so that enough food can be ordered.
The CWL of the parish would like to invite all parishioners to a Lenten Reflection evening:
“Mary at the Foot of the Cross”
Tues. April 15th 8:00 pm (after 7:30 pm mass) Presented by Scott Roy. Scott works for campus ministry Catholic Christian Outreach (CCO), and has an associates degree in Catholic studies, is currently working on his degree in Theology. Scott is a dynamic speaker, Lent is a time for, reflection, prayer, fasting, penance AND, "Lent is the time for greater love, listen to Jesus' thirst...” Blessed Mother Theresa.
CWL GARDEN BASKETS
The CWL will be taking orders for Mother’s Day garden baskets. Place your order with them in the vestibule.
St. Martin’s Guild will be purchasing a defibrillator for the Parish. We need a good quality new or slightly used wheelchair to assist parishioners with mobility issues. If you can help us with a wheelchair please contact Nancy in the office.