July 10th, 2016. * 15th Sunday in Ordinary Time *
RCIA (Rites of Christian Initiation for Adults)
RCIA is for you if you are an adult in need of Baptism, First Communion or Confirmation or just want to know more about your Catholic Faith. We are now accepting registrations and inquiries. Please email [email protected] or call Thelma at .
Session begins at 7:00 pm every Thursday in the church basement.
PREP (Classes for Children in Public School)
If your child does not attend a Catholic school and wishes to receive the sacraments that is First Holy Communion, Confirmation, he/she must attend the PREP classes starting in September. Registration forms for 2016-2017 are NOW AVAILABLE in the foyer of the church. Kindly complete the form and submit it to the parish office. Classes ongoing on Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. Please contact Marivic at – or email: [email protected] for information.
All the parish youth from Grade 6 & 7 (Junior) and high school (Senior) are invited for one hour session 4-5pm every Friday in the church basement. Please contact Melanie at – email: [email protected]
SUNDAY CHILDREN’S LITURGY OF THE WORD
Simplified Sunday readings and explanation for children aged 3-7. LWC is offered during Sunday Masses (9am and 11am ).
PARISH OFFICE HOUR
Starting in July until end of August, parish office is open from Monday to Friday from 8:00 am-12:00 pm
LITURGY OF THE HOUR
Starting in the month of July, we will have Liturgy of the Hour at 7:15 am on Monday to Saturday. For more info, please contact Linda at -.
Sunday Mass Schedule :
Saturday Mass of Anticipation: 5:00pm
Sunday: 9:00am and 11:00am
Weekday Mass Schedule :
Monday – Thursday: 8:15am
Friday : 9:00am and 7:00pm
CHANGE OF DAILY MASS SCHEDULE
In order to help our OLM students to be on time for their school morning activities, our daily Mass schedule on Monday to Thursday will be changed from 8:15 am to 8:00 am effective September 6th.
Public Holidays : 9:00 am
Indonesian Mass: 6:30 pm (1st & 3rd Saturday of the month)
Filipino Mass: 7:00 pm (1st Sunday of the month)
Confession: 30 minutes prior to Masses or upon request.
Perpetual Adoration Chapel: Open every day. For more information, please call the parish office.
Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament every Friday: 9:45am to 6:15pm , with Divine Mercy Novena/Chaplet at 3:00 pm & Benediction at 6:30 pm.
Novena to Our Mother of Perpetual Help: Every Wednesday after morning Mass and at 6:30 pm in the Church.
The Sacrament of Marriage: At least six months notice must be given to the Pastor
The Sacrament of Baptism: Parish families who wish to have a child baptized should be registered in the parish. Please visit the Parish Office to register. Mandatory attendance of Preparation Class for parents and godparents. Class is held every last Thursday of the month at 7:00 pm. (Note: Baptisms are scheduled on the 2nd Sunday of every month at 12:30 pm)
WEEKLY MASS SCHEDULE & INTENTIONS
SATURDAY, JULY 9
5:00 pm : † Carmelina Dias Souza
SUNDAY, JULY 10
9:00 am : † Ovidio Antonio Chavez – 1st Death Anniversary
11:00 am : † De Souza Family Intentions
12:30 pm : BAPTISM
MONDAY, JULY 11
8:15 am : † Ovidio Antonio Chavez – 1st Death Anniversary
TUESDAY, JULY 12
8:15 am : Gaelle, Guerlens, Mack Volcy
WEDNESDAY, JULY 13
8:15 am : † Stanley Anthony Hislop
THURSDAY, JULY 14
8:15 am : † Natividad Hernandez
FRIDAY, JULY 15
9:00 am : † Conrado T. Capito
7:00 pm : † Gilbert Tshimanga
SATURDAY, JULY 16
9:00 am : † Simeon Sr. & Agustina Moncada
If you wish to offer for a Mass intention, please come to the parish office.
Year of Mercy Reflections
“With our eyes fixed on Jesus and his merciful gaze, we experience the love of the Most Holy Trinity. The mission Jesus received from the Father was that of revealing the mystery of divine love in its fullness.”
75TH ANNIVERSARY SOUVENIR CALENDAR 2016-2017
Celebrate the 75th anniversary of Our Lady of Mercy Parish on Saturday, October 1 at 5:00 pm. Archbishop Michael Miller, will celebrate the Mass, followed by dinner in the school gym. Tickets are $50/person for dinner catered by Sugar Mountain Catering, wine, entertainment and a chance to win a door prize. Purchase your tickets from Elaine , Janet or call the parish office. Tickets are limited and will not be sold at the door.
OUR LADY OF MERCY PARISH – FAMILY PICNIC
Come join us at a picnic to be held on Saturday, July 23 after the 5 pm mass. BBQ will be served – games for the kids and adults – bring your family and have an enjoyable evening.
Companions in the Journey needed to welcome and help newcomers in a special way through RCIA.
Requirement: Catholics who desire to share their faith in Jesus Christ. No special talent needed.
Meeting and Q&A: August 18, Thursday 7pm to 8:30pm OLM basement. Sign-up sheet at the church entrance.
BISHOP-ELECT JOSEPH NGUYEN’S ARCHDIOCESAN FAREWELL DINNER AND MASS
We would like to extend our invitation to parishioners who wish to attend the farewell dinner and Mass of Father Nguyen on Sunday, July 31 at Saint Patrick’s Parish. Mass will be at 5:00 pm followed by dinner. Purchase your ticket from the parish office for $35 per person.
EPISCOPAL ORDINATION-BISHOP OF KAMLOOPS
Thursday, August 25 2016
Time of departure 7:30 a.m. (for Kamloops)
Time of arrival 10:30 p.m. (in Vancouver) at Holy Rosary Cathedral
Tourist Bus- $80.00 /person
Call Teresita Nixon at 604-868-2354
Email: [email protected]
ANNUAL PILGRIMAGE TO MISSION OUR LADY OF LOURDES
Saturday, August 20
8:00 a.m. bus pick-up at Holy Rosary Cathedral
School Bus-$15.00/person. Tourist Bus-$25.00/person
Please remember your parish when you make your will (estate). Thank You!
Domestic Abuse Services: Help Line 604.640.7549
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PARISH MINISTRY AND ORGANIZATION
5:00 pm Mass Choir: Cherry
9:00 am Mass Choir: Mabel
11:00 am Mass Choir: Charles
Children’s Liturgy: Corsaire
Youth Ministry: Melanie
Project Advance: Josie
Catholic Women’s League: Elaine
Knights of Columbus: Raphael
Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults: Thelma
Parish Religious Education Program: Marivic
Legion of Mary (English): Terri
Legion of Mary (Spanish): Alondra
Legion of Mary (Junior-English): Ferdeliza
Migrant Workers: Ralph
Couples for Christ: Gerry
Mustard Seed: Mario
Handmaids of the Lord: Bennie
Opus Dei (Ladies): Melanie
Opus Dei (Gents): Peter –
Society of Saint Vincent de Paul: Brad