Friday -1pm Exposition of the Blessed
Sacrament. -7:15pm Benediction.
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; Ria Schortemeyer; Olga Vaz & Mark Vaz.
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.
Lea Kostyshin & Babsy Jacinto.
In preparation for the feast of Divine Mercy at IC Delta, the Novena begins on April. 18
Good Friday April 18–Novena service.
Divine Mercy Novena and Chaplet immediately following the Lord’s Passion at 3pm.
Holy Saturday, April 19,– during Liturgy of the Hours, Easter Sunday – privately; Mon., April 21 till Sat., April 26, after the morning Mass.
Divine Mercy Sunday, April 27– 3pm: Holy Half-Hour with Benediction Veneration of the Image after all Masses, blessing and public veneration of the Image after the 4pm Mass.
He is Risen! Alleluia! The Parish Library volunteers would like to wish everyone a most Blessed Easter! Enjoy the day with your family. The Library will be closed this weekend. www.icparishlibrary.com
EASTER MESSAGE from Pastor’s desk……….
The triumph of Jesus in his Resurrection is now upon us. Alleluia! May the risen Lord embrace each of you here with his peace and grace. I have been moved by your great participation and helpfulness throughout this past Lent. Fr. Saju and Fr. Jun and I promise you our prayers and love throughout the Easter season. While the world swirls with events that disturb and confuse us, the peace of the resurrection will always prevail. May each one of you experience the love of the risen Christ, whose patient love will see us through all trials. God bless and keep you all in his love.
Fr Patrick Tepoorten.
On Sun. Apr 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.
The CWL is selling hanging baskets, hanging strawberry baskets and an assortment of herbs and tomatoes. Place your order before April 27th. They make wonderful gifts
for Mother's Day, a friend or for your own garden! Pick up is scheduled for Saturday, May 10th, 3-5pm.
CWL- 250.00$ scholarship for gr.12 student entering post-secondary in sept 2014 DEADLINE MAY 15,2014. to apply mother of student must be a CWL member in good standings for 3 or more years. To obtain a application please email :email@example.com
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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
On Friday April 25 4-7pm.The Holy Cross Regional Education Committee invites you to come to view our New EXO Wing! This state-of-the-art building boasts 3 new classrooms with impressive features; a bright, energy efficient and healthy learning environment. We are pleased to give you this opportunity to join us for refreshments and viewing. The folks from EXO Modular Systems will be on hand as well. Please park in the front parking lot and walk around the LEFT side of the main school building to find us. We hope you will come join us.
FR. GARY’S ORDINATION ANNIVERSARY
St. Anthony's Parish, West Vancouver Pastor, Fr. Gary Franken will be celebrating his 25th Anniversary of Ordination on Friday, May 16th with Holy Mass at 6pm & Reception after. Ticket price: $65. For more info. Please contact Pat Battensby 604.926.4294.
16th ANNUAL CRUSADER NIGHT
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 practical skills they can use to manage and cope with the stressors that are a part of their lives. Info at
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.
Is Your Marriage in Crisis? – Repair your marriage, rediscover romance and gain the tools you need for healthy, loving communication! Retrouvaille is a Catholic peer ministry which offers a two-month program for couples experiencing pain and disappointment in their marriages. It is not too late!! For confidential info. or to register for the Lower Mainland program beginning the weekend of April 25 - 27, 2014, or the Vancouver Island program beginning May 9 - 11, 2014, call 604.530.6710, email email@example.com or visit www.retrouvaillevancouver.com