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29th Sunday in Ordinary Time
Oct. 19,  2014
Wednesday   - 6:45pm Novena of our Lady of       
                       - Perpetual Help
                       - 7pm Mass
Friday            - 1pm Blessed Sacrament Exposition     
                       - 6:45pm Benediction.
                       - 7pm Mass.
Lorraine Cameron; Alex Cameron; Barbara Maxwell; Maria Pauchly; John Burnell; Hazel Boudville; Frank Gismoni; Creg Rosales; Joanne Mitchell; David Ashley; Marie Connor; Carmine D’Alessandro; Noeme Denque; Natalie Suarez; Edgardo Arellano; Helen Simpson; Anne Knoepfel; Joselyn Nazareth; Leslie Kish; Eduarda Barnes; Alessia Vaz; Joe Santos & Alexander McMillan.
 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.
This Sunday is World Mission Sunday.
Pancake Breakfast this Sunday after 8:30am and 10:15am
We need volunteers to wear a blue vest and welcome people on Saturday evening or Sunday. The frequency and choice of Mass time would be your decision.  For more info. please contact - Margaret Taddei – 604.594.8539 /
Please do not fold the new bills when putting them inside the Sunday envelopes for easy counting, while dropping off your Sunday collection in the basket. 
This Sunday after all Masses, world youth day pilgrims will be selling apples as a fundraiser.
Sun., Oct. 19, 7pm: Sunday Best This Life Night will kick off the Summit Series about the Holy Mass. Come learn why worship is so important and how God has given each person a desire and drive to want to worship in order to be in a relationship with God. 
Hey Parents! We encourage you to attend a concurrent, separate Parent Night just for you! The parent session is called “Old Made New” and we’ll be exploring/discussing why worship is so important and what to look for when we worship in our daily lives.
Upcoming: Oct. 26, 7pm: Mass Fitness This second night of the Summit Series will be about why we stand, kneel, sit, genuflect and any other posture at Mass. Make sure you wear some comfortable clothing to thus workout! Keep up to date and find out about upcoming events on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram! (iclifeteen) For more info. about Youth Ministry and Life Teen, please contact Faye  p: 604.785.6729 or e:
From the Pastor’s desk……
Reverence & Respect
After Communion, each person must give thanks for the precious gift received and allow the grace to fill our souls. How tragic it is to see people leave Mass right after Communion, not because of an emergency, but because they want to get out of the parking lot first. Surely giving the Lord one hour of our time- and usually less-for the holy sacrifice of the Mass is not too much to ask.
After Mass is concluded, wait until the Priest, altar servers, lectors & extraordinary ministers of communion have processed down the aisle before leaving the pew. The congregation should disperse only after recessional hymn has concluded. Please do not forget to take the Sunday bulletin to keep you informed of the events in our Parish.
Fr. Amador M Abundo
Please come join us for our monthly meeting, Tuesday, October 21st. Our meeting will begin with Mass at 7pm, followed by our meeting at 7:30pm in the Meeting Rooms. New members always welcome!!
The winner for the Bonus draw #1 for $1,000 (October 12) was Lourdes De Roo, White Rock.
Early Bird Draw of $5,000 (November 16) and the Grand Prize of $20,000. (December 20). Buy your tickets now!  The more tickets you buy, the more chances of winning. Don’t forget to get your 50/50 tickets when you purchase your Cash Raffle Draw tickets. It is like having an additional Grand Prize.
Ticket raffle sellers: Please make sure you provide your name and phone number in the tickets submitted.
The Pro-Life Group is taking orders for Christmas Cakes which are a fund raiser for Pro-Life work on behalf of Campaign Life. To place your order call Mike 604.592.5110 – if you leave a message on voice mail please be sure to leave your name and number and how many cakes you want. And please speak slowly and clearly – thank you. The 900 grms cakes in a decorative tin are $25 and the 775 grms cakes in the decorative cardboard box are $15. If we get sufficient interest in this fund raiser we will order the cakes for delivery in early December. Payment at this time is not required – we will let you know when the cakes have arrived.
The third Archbishop’s Dinner will be held on Tuesday Oct. 28, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Vancouver @ 6pm Cocktail, dinner at 7pm. Proceeds to the Refugee sponsorship program, migrant workers ministry and the prison ministry. Tickets are $150 each. A tax receipt for a portion of the ticket price, estimated at $70, will be issued in December for tickets purchased by individuals. Bus will be available to and from downtown at 4:30pm for $3 per person. Please contact for tickets & bus Lennie David @ 604.594.7296.
This year St. Martin’s Guild will be organizing to deliver Christmas Hampers at the end of November. This is a good time to remember members of our parish and those in our community who are in need. If you know of anyone who’s Christmas will be a little better, if they had some help, please call the parish office at 604.591.2271; this information will be kept confidential.
The giving Tree- Christmas Hampers, Food & Gift coupon drive.
A “Giving Tree” is stationed in the church. Each leaf has an item printed on it. Parishioners are requested to take a leaf, or more if you wish, buy the item and place it under the tree, LATEST BY: November 25. If the item is a gift card (any denomination of your choice), please mark it ‘Giving Tree’ & drop it in the collection basket at Mass, or at the parish office. All donations will be used in our Christmas Hampers. Thank you for your generosity, for any inquiries, you may call the office at 604.591.2271.
We would like to invite men and women to consider sharing the love of Jesus with these women. Areas in Vancouver, Surrey and Chilliwack are in need of volunteers. Interested individuals need to be nineteen years of age and available one evening a week, training and support provided. CALL Vicki @ 604.215.4115.
Journey with us as we “Rediscover Catholicism.” Using the study guide prepared by Matthew Kelly, delve further into his book Rediscover Catholicism by exploring personal reaction and application to your life. Facilitated by Lloyd and Georgette Litke and John Riley. Session Dates: Mondays, Oct. 20, Nov. 10, 24, Dec. 1, 8, Rosemary Heights Retreat Centre, Surrey, 7-9pm. Cost: $25 each session including snack ($35 including light dinner served at 5:30pm). Limited number of Rediscover Catholicism in paperback available for $10. To register, visit or call 604.576.8802.
Are you 18-35? Would you be interested in going to Krakow, Poland for World Youth Day in 2016? The Parish is considering organizing a group to go. If you are interested please email to Fr. Ajin at Or


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