Welcome to Our Lady of Mercy Parish
Burnaby, British Columbia,
CANADA

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Our Address

Our Lady of Mercy Parish

7455 – 10th Avenue Burnaby, BC Canada V3N 2S1

Phone: +1 604 522 5733

Fax: +1 604 517 1618

e-mail: [email protected]

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* Parish Office is CLOSED until further notice.

 

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Temporary Suspension of Holy Mass Celebrated in Public

 

Following the direction from the Archdiocese of Vancouver,

we are sad to announce that starting on Saturday, March 21, 2020, there will be no Sunday or weekday Mass until further notice.

However, the church is still open for the Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament on:

Saturdays: 9 am – 6 pm 

Sundays: 9 am – 12 pm

 

For daily adoration, we encourage all the faithful to come to the adoration chapel. Please come to the parish office with a piece of photo ID to register for the code.

Temporarily, our parish office is open Monday – Friday from 9 am until 12 pm.

* Parish Office is CLOSED until further notice.

 

Thank you for your cooperation.

My thoughts and prayers are with you always.

 

Sincerely yours in Christ,

 

Father Nicolas Tumbelaka

(Pastor Our Lady of Mercy Parish)


Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ:

After further prayerful consideration; and after no small amount of sadness; and after hearing from senior pastors and others about the need for a single directive for the entire Archdiocese; and in keeping with the regulations of the other Dioceses of British Columbia;

I direct that all Masses, whether Sunday or weekday, beginning on Saturday, March 21, are to be offered without a public congregation, until further notice. This likewise applies to other parish activities and celebrations, such as Stations of the Cross, and so on.

Consequently, all the faithful are dispensed, for the time being, from the obligation to attend Sunday Mass.

As Holy Mass commemorates Christ’s sacrificial act of love for us, this unprecedented decision was not taken lightly. It follows from the Lord’s commandment that we love one another as he has loved us (cf. Jn 13:34). In this trying time, this means that we must ensure the health and safety of our community by following the directives of our provincial and national health authorities.

Recognizing the great sacrifice involved for those who are unable to receive the Eucharist, particularly during this time of suffering, I invite all the faithful to deepen their relationship to the Lord by uniting themselves to his Passion.

Wherever possible – that is, whenever the health and safety of the community can be scrupulously attended to – churches may remain open for private prayer and Adoration. However, for the good of the wider community, seniors or those who have serious medical conditions are strongly urged to remain at home and pray to the Father in secret (cf. Mt 6:6).

Further communications about continuing to meet the spiritual needs of the faithful will be forthcoming.

This directive supersedes previous measures taken in regard to the celebration of Mass during the Covid-19 pandemic.

With the assurance of my prayers for you and your families, I remain

 

 

 

 

Sincerely yours in Christ,

† J. Michael Miller, CSB

(Archbishop of Vancouver)

 

 

Sent by Roland Carelse-Borzel , 4885 Saint John Paul II Way, Vancouver, BC V5Z 0G3, rcav.org

 

 

 

* Parish Office is CLOSED until further notice.

PARISH OFFICE HOUR (*normal condition)

DAYTIMES
Monday :8.00 AM to 12.00 PM
1.00 PM to 3.00 PM
Tuesday :8.00 AM to 12.00 PM
Wednesday :8.00 AM to 12.00 PM
1.00 PM to 3.00 PM
Thursday :8.00 AM to 12.00 PM
Friday :8.00 AM to 12.00 PM
1.00 PM to 3.00 PM

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