Our Lady Of Mercy Parish’s Bulletin For June 17th, 2018
11th Sunday in Ordinary Time

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June 17, 2018 * 11th Sunday in Ordinary Time *

 
Pastor: Father Nicolas Tumbelaka
Deacon: Kenneth Fung

PARISH OFFICE HOUR

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

 

Our Lady of Mercy School
School Office: (604) 526-7121
Principal: Neva Grout
Email: [email protected]
website: www.ourladyofmercy.ca

IMPORTANT DATES

Please mark your calendar for these parish events
DATE, TIME (PLACE)PARISH EVENTS
Sep 11-Nov 27
7-9:15 pm (11 Tues)
Theology of the Body at Church Basement
Sep 12
(Wed) 6:30 pm
PREP classes start at OLM School
Sep 13
(Thu) 7 pm
RCIA class begins at Church Basement
Sep 15 & 22
(Sat) 5 pm
Our Lady of Mercy Novena
Mass
Sep 16 & 23
(Sun) 11 am
Our Lady of Mercy Novena
Mass
Sep 17-21
(Mon-Fri) 7 pm
Our Lady of Mercy Novena
Mass
Sep 24
(Mon) 7 pm
Our Lady of Mercy Feast Day
Mass

Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults
Do you have questions about the Catholic faith? For inquiries:
call/text Susan Silveira at 778-772-9714

 

PREP (Parish Religious Education Program) Classes for Children in Public School
Registration for new PREP classes are now open. Classes will start on Sept, 2018. For inquiries, please email :[email protected] (Marivic)

 
One-on-one Catechism (VANSPEC Program)
For volunteer as catechist or catechist assistant or to register your children, please contact:
* Sr. Glenys Symons or Mary Keegan
(604) 434-7775 or email: [email protected]
* Vanspec Coordinator: Lucy Rodjito,
email: [email protected]

MASS AND DEVOTION SCHEDULES

SUNDAY MASS SCHEDULES

Saturday Mass of Anticipation: 5:00 pm
Sunday:9:00 am and
11:00 am

WEEKDAY MASS SCHEDULE

Monday - Thursday:8:00 am
Friday:9:00 am and
7:00 pm
Saturday:
9:00 am Novus Ordo Latin Mass
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.

DEVOTIONS SCHEDULE

Perpetual Adoration Chapel & Devotional Garden:

Open every day.
For more information, please call the parish office.
Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament every Friday:9:45 am to 6:15 pm , with
Divine Mercy Novena / Chaplet at 3:00 pm &
Benediction at 6:30 pm.
Liturgy of the Hour:Monday - Thursday start at 7:15 am and
Friday - Saturday start at 8:00 am.
For more info, please contact Linda at 604-440-1482.
Saint Anthony of Padua Perpetual Novena: Every Tuesday after morning Mass.
Novena to Our Mother of Perpetual Help: Every Wednesday after morning Mass and at 6:30 pm in the Church.
Perpetual Novena to Saint Therese of Lisieux:Every Thursday after morning Mass.
Healing Prayer Service: Every 2nd Saturday of the month after 5:00 pm Mass
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 )
Youth Ministry : All the parish youth from Grade 6 & 7 (Junior) and high school (Senior) are invited for one hour session 4-5 pm every Friday in the church basement.
Please contact Melanie at 604-441-4953
email: arinzol environmental @gmail.com.
Sunday Children's Liturgy Of The Word : Simplified Sunday readings and explanation for children aged 3-7. LWC is offered during Sunday Masses ( 9 am and 11 am ).

WEEKLY MASS SCHEDULE & INTENTIONS

SATURDAY, JUNE 16, 2018
5:00pm † Emma & Johny Ogsimer
6:30pm Indonesian Mass

SUNDAY, JUNE 17, 2018
9:00am † Winston Rampersad
11:00am † Nicanor Cagumbay

MONDAY, JUNE 18, 2018
8:00am Francis & L.ucy Oyefondurin’s intentions

TUESDAY, JUNE 19, 2018
8:00am † Andre Piche

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 20, 2018
8:00am Jesse & Edna Corrales

THURSDAY, JUNE 21, 2018
8:00am † Victor Manrique Oliveras

FRIDAY, JUNE 22, 2018
9:00am † Fernanda Bento
6:00pm Benediction
7:00pm VANSPEC Confirmation Mass

SATURDAY, JUNE 23, 2018
9:00am † Caridad & Cynthia Semblante

If you wish to offer for a Mass intention, please come to the parish office.

 

PRAYERS FOR THE SICK
Anaceto Rabang, Sydney Shanti, Lourdes Andal, Pedro and Rosita Romey, Dianne Slaght, Candida De Souza, Jean Lopez, Alan Hall, Linus Ngui, Christina Jasinska, Vicente Reyes, Irwin Rivera, Nilcar Donato, Elvira Acosta, Teresita Nixon, Pedrito & Luz Yamuta.
Holy Communion: Any one who is shut-in and wishes to receive the Holy Eucharist, please let us know. If you have a loved one who is sick and needs our prayers, and would like to insert their name in the bulletin, kindly contact the office.

 

STEWARDSHIP REFLECTIONS

“For we must all appear before the judgment seat of Christ, so that each one may receive good or evil, according to what he has done in the body.” – 2 CORINTHIANS 5:10

We are all accountable for the gifts God has given us – our time, our talent and our treasure. Each of us is accountable not only for our own life but for the lives of others as well. One day God will ask each of us what did we do with the gifts we were given. How will you respond?
Copyright & 2018, by Joppa Stewardship Leaders Office of Stewardship
 
 

WEEKLY CATECHISM:

CHAPTER THREE: I BELIEVE IN THE HOLY SPIRIT
Article 8 I BELIEVE IN THE HOLY SPIRIT
II. The Name, Titles, and Symbols of the Holy Spirit
Titles of the Holy Spirit

692 When he proclaims and promises the coming of the Holy Spirit, Jesus calls him the “Paraclete,” literally, “he who is called to one’s side,” advocatus.18 “Paraclete” is commonly translated by “consoler,” and Jesus is the first consoler.19 The Lord also called the Holy Spirit “the Spirit of truth.”20

693 Besides the proper name of “Holy Spirit,” which is most frequently used in the Acts of the Apostles and in the Epistles, we also find in St. Paul the titles: the Spirit of the promise,21 the Spirit of adoption,22 the Spirit of Christ,23 the Spirit of the Lord,24 and the Spirit of God25-“and, in St. Peter, the Spirit of glory.26 Symbols of the Holy Spirit

694 Water. The symbolism of water signifies the Holy Spirit’s action in Baptism, since after the invocation of the Holy Spirit it becomes the efficacious sacramental sign of new birth: just as the gestation of our first birth took place in water, so the water of Baptism truly signifies that our birth into the divine life is given to us in the Holy Spirit. As “by one Spirit we were all baptized,” so we are also “made to drink of one Spirit.”27 Thus the Spirit is also personally the living water welling up from Christ crucified28 as its source and welling up in us to eternal life.29

695 Anointing. The symbolism of anointing with oil also signifies the Holy Spirit,30 to the point of becoming a synonym for the Holy Spirit. In Christian initiation, anointing is the sacramental sign of Confirmation, called “chrismation” in the Churches of the East. Its full force can be grasped only in relation to the primary anointing accomplished by the Holy Spirit, that of Jesus. Christ (in Hebrew “messiah”) means the one “anointed” by God’s Spirit. There were several anointed ones of the Lord in the Old Covenant, preeminently King David.31 But Jesus is God’s Anointed in a unique way: the humanity the Son assumed was entirely anointed by the Holy Spirit. The Holy Spirit established him as “Christ.”32 The Virgin Mary conceived Christ by the Holy Spirit who, through the angel, proclaimed him the Christ at his birth, and prompted Simeon to come to the temple to see the Christ of the Lord.33 The Spirit filled Christ and the power of the Spirit went out from him in his acts of healing and of saving.34 Finally, it was the Spirit who raised Jesus from the dead.35 Now, fully established as “Christ” in his humanity victorious over death, Jesus pours out the Holy Spirit abundantly until “the saints” constitute-“in their union with the humanity of the Son of God-“that perfect man “to the measure of the stature of the fullness of Christ”:36 “the whole Christ,” in St. Augustine’s expression
 


PLEASE NOTE
Benediction on Friday, June 22 is rescheduled to 6:00 pm due to preparation for the VANSPEC Confirmation Mass at 7 pm.

 
 

VANSPEC CONFIRMATION MASS

Come and join us for VANSPEC Confirmation Mass at our parish on:
Friday, June 22, 2018 at 7 pm

Celebrant: Bishop David Monroe
Concelebrants:
Fr. Nicolas Tumbelaka
Fr. Larry Lynn
Fr. Guy Rivard, OP

 
 

K OF C

The Knight of Columbus council 9844, Our Lady of Mercy council, will hold her fraternal year council election on June 24 after 11am Mass, at the church basement. Every council member are expected to be at this meetings to elect our new council officers.

 
 

RCIA INFORMAL SESSIONS

Informal session starts immediately after the 9:00 a.m. mass, from 10:00 – 10:30 a.m., in the church basement. This will be an opportunity to ask questions about the Mass and its rituals, the Church and living life as a Catholic. These sessions will continue every Sunday, as long as there is interest, until our formal Rite of Christian Initiation of Adult (RCIA) classes begin in September. We will be seated in the front few pews on the far right side of the church during the 9:00 a.m. mass, as usual. Please feel fee to email, or call Valder at 604.861.9774, if you have any questions.

 
 

OLM KIDS’ BIBLE CAMP
OLM Youth Ministry will organize Kids’ Bible Camp for grade 2 to grade 5 children in July 9-13 and August 13 -17. Each 5-day camp costs $80 and includes breakfast, lunch, snacks, craft materials and activity passes. Everyday starts with morning Mass at 8 am except Friday at 9 am and ends at 3 pm at the church basement. For more info or to register, please email [email protected]

 
 

PREP (Parish Religious Education Program) Classes for Children in Public School

Registration for new PREP classes are now open. Classes will start on Sept, 2018. For inquiries, please email: [email protected] (Marivic)

 
 

SCHOOL MASS ON THURSDAY, JUNE 28, 2018

To mark the closing of school year 2017-2018, Our Lady of Mercy parish will celebrate a Mass of Thanksgiving at 9 AM, on Thursday, for the school and parish. Please note the change in the morning Mass schedule.

 
 

VANSPEC WELCOMES NEW STUDENTS FOR FALL 2018

Do you know anyone who would like to register their child for our one-on-one catechism? We can now accept online registrations. To register visit: http:// vanspec.ca/contact/new-students/ For further information contact: Lucy Rodjito – Vanspec Coordinator by email [email protected]

 
 

OLM MULTICULTURAL FAIR 2018
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We invite everyone to participate in our 2018 OLM Multicultural Fair on Saturday, June 23 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. There will be food, shows, arts and crafts, games and a variety of vendors. Aside from enjoying the event, you may also participate as:
* Volunteers for ticket sales, games, concession stand, first aid and more
* Vendors ($40 per table for non-parishioners; $30 for parishioners)
* Donors (a tax receipt will be issued for donations over $20).
* Sponsors and Advertisers (please contact us for details)
If interested and for more information, contact Myla at (778) 995-6869 or Elaine at (604) 790-1992 .

 
 

PLANT A ROW-GROW A ROW

‘Plant a row-Grow a row’ Sunday food donations start Sunday, June 24 – October 7, 8:30- 9:15 am! Please drop off your Sunday food donations (home grown or store bought) for those in need in our community. Our friendly volunteers will be at the front entrance of the St Thomas More Collegiate, 7450 12th Avenue, Burnaby, (Kingsway & 12 Avenue) each Sunday morning to collect and weigh your food donations. Volunteers are welcome and can contact [email protected] Thanks for your support! Westminster ‘Plant a row-Grow a row’.

 
 

VOCATION LIVE-IN

A vocation Live-In is an opportunity for young men to spend a weekend in the seminary. It gives them a chance to meet other boys and/or men searching for God’s will. During the weekend there are times for community prayer, daily Mass, lectio divina (spiritual reading), rosary, sports, discussion groups, and a tour of the seminary and campus. Our parish is inviting all young men (Gr. 7 and above) to attend and join a weekend Live-In at Seminary of Christ the King in Mission on the weekend of July 6 – 8.
Anyone planning to come should fill out the application form available at the church foyer and submit it to Ralph/Nolisa Guerra (778-898-1220 /604-240-1353) or parish office no later than July 3.

 
 

WORLDWIDE MARRIAGE ENCOUNTER IS BACK!

We are having a Worldwide Marriage Encounter Weekend in the Lower Mainland again.
* July 20-22, Carey Centre, UBC
* October 20-22, Deroche, BC (just east of Mission)
Worldwide Marriage Encounter is designed to deepen and enrich the joys a couple shares together whether they have been married a short time or many years. Married couples learn how to rekindle the passion in their relationship and how to keep their love growing year after year. The communication skills learned on this weekend of discovery can enrich your marriage in ways you never thought possible. Don’t wait to invest in your marriage. For more information or to register, contact; Steve & Mary Bohnen – 604 876-7298 or [email protected] or wwme.org

 
 

MASS WEDDING FOR CIVILLY MARRIED COUPLES

Have your church wedding this summer! If you got married civilly and would now like to have your marriage recognized by the Church there will be a great opportunity to do so again this year on Saturday, August 25, at 1:30 p.m. at Our Lady of Good Counsel, Surrey. Archbishop J. Michael Miller, CSB, will be celebrating a wedding Mass for a large number of civilly married couples (participants must be both baptized and married only once). You will need a copy of your marriage registration, a recent copy of your baptism certificates, and to complete some forms. Registration deadline: July 31. To register or for more info, contact the parish office at 604-589-2448 or Deacon Greg Barcelon at 604-771-2975 or email [email protected]

 

Please remember your parish when you make your will (estate). Thank You!

 

Domestic Abuse Services: Help Line 604.640.7549

 

For more information on the Archdiocese of Vancouver please visit: web site at www.rcav.org

 

St Paul said “Your body is the temple of God‘, how do you keep it? Learn from these website:

www.integrityrestored.com
www.theporneffect.com
www.covenanteyes.com
www.fortifyprogram.com

 

PARISH MINISTRY AND ORGANIZATION

OrganizationContact & Phone
Altar Servers
Mikee
604.760.4398
Building MaintenanceJosef Bauer
604.716.2801
Catholic Women's League CWL
Elaine Tan
604.525.7048
Choir  - 5:00pm
Cherry Ocampo
604.716.9810
Choir  - 9:00am
Maria Mabel Roca
778.861.3908
Choir  - 11:00am
Charles Desouza
604.930.9438
Co-Worker of MCDeacon Ken
604.781.1278
Counters - Group IEleanora McGhee
604.524.0687
Counters - Group IIElvira Acosta
604.524.5048
Couples for ChristGerry Andrada
778.861.1856
Extraordinary Ministers of Holy CommunionSharon Assumption
604.522.4284
FinancePaul Shearon
604.522.8226
Flower ArrangementClemence Jamen
778.223.5617
Foods for the PoorBrad
604.525.2350
Hand Maids of the LordIrene
778.384.8819
Healing Ministry/St. Peregrine Healing PrayerLila Caldera
778.882.8048
Indonesian CommunityIwan Kuntjoro
778-999-0098
Knights of ColumbusRaphael
604.500.1848
LectorsMaria Siglos
778.688.9547
Legion of Mary (English)Terri Oro
604.526.1431
604.762.0225
Legion of Mary (English Jr.)Edna
604.721.7846
Legion of Mary (Spanish Group)Norma
604.220.8294
Liturgical CommitteeDeacon Ken
604.781.1278
Lord of Pardon SocietyJosie Luciano
778.838.6164
Opus Dei (Ladies)Melanie Dee
778.847.4247
Opus Dei (Gents)Peter Nation
604. 468.8458
OLM Gym InquiriesJacqueline Gastaldo
604.526.1731
OLM School PrincipalNeva Grout
604.526.7121
Migrant MinistryRalph Guerra
604.240.1353
Mustard Seed - Prayer GroupGina
604.353.4158
Parish OfficeNovita Ong
604.522.5733
Project AdvanceEva
604.290.7613
Parish Religious Education Program (PREP)Marivic Cregan
604.520.6814
olmprep @gmail.com
Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA) Contacts :
RCIA CoordinatorValder Belgrave
604.861.9774
Newcomer - Inquiry CoordinatorSusan Silveira
778.772.9714
Safe EnvironmentJane Wangersky
604.524.5294
SacristanAlberto Taculod
604.375.2377
Society of Saint Vincent de PaulBrad Garisto
604.525.2350
Usher 5:00 PMRoger Lawrence
778.829.4098
Usher 9:00 AMPaul Cunha
604.524.4486
Usher 11:00 AMDavid Huen
604.515.8844
Youth MinistryGustav/Melanie Arinzol
604.441.4953
VANSPEC One-on-one Catechism Registration Sr. Glenys Symons or Mary Keegan
604.434.7775 or email: srgmterp @shaw.ca
VANSPEC One-on-one Catechism CoordinatorLucy Rodjito email: vanspec @rcav.org