Our Lady Of Mercy Parish’s Bulletin For August 26, 2018
21st Sunday in Ordinary Time

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August 26, 2018 * 21st Sunday in Ordinary Time *

 

Pastor: Father Nicolas Tumbelaka

Deacon: Kenneth Fung

 

 

Our Lady of Mercy School

School Office: (604) 526-7121

Principal: Neva Grout

Email: [email protected]

website: www.ourladyofmercy.ca

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]

WEEKLY MASS SCHEDULE & INTENTIONS

SATURDAY, AUGUST 25, 2018
5:00pm † Fahima Ayar

SUNDAY, AUGUST 26, 2018
9:00am † James & Mary Jonk
11:00am † Donato Guerra

MONDAY, AUGUST 27, 2018
8:00am † Noella Caron

TUESDAY, AUGUST 28, 2018
8:00am † Harrie Vanden Hoven

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 29, 2018
8:00am Erika Lopez-29th Birthday

THURSDAY, AUGUST 30, 2018
8:00am Gloria Duran-Thanksgiving

FRIDAY, AUGUST 31, 2018
9:00am † Castillo brothers
7:00pm † Alfredo Castillo

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 2018
9:00am Salvador Martines-Thanksgiving

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

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 ).

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

STEWARDSHIP REFLECTIONS

“If it does not please you to serve the Lord, decide today whom you will serve… As for me and my household, we will serve the Lord.” JOSHUA 24:15

When we commit to serve the Lord, we must be willing to become a partner in the work of the Lord. A partner is a person who invests time in prayer every day, joyfully participates in charitable works and generously supports the parish and Church mission. If we say we serve God, we must actually do something and not merely talk about it!

Copyright & 2018, by Joppa Stewardship Leaders Office of Stewardship

 

MASS WEDDING ANNIVERSARY 2018
On this year’s OLM feast day celebration Sep 24 at 7 pm, our parish will offer a renewal of wedding vows and special blessing during Mass for couples who were married at OLM in the years 1968, 1978, 1988, 1993, 1998, 1993 and 2008 (in celebration of their 50th, 40th, 30th, 25th, 20th and 10th wedding anniversaries, respectively). All couple who are interested to renews their vows on that day are requested to register their names and contact numbers with the parish office. Please bring a copy of your marriage contract. For more info, contact Arsenio at 604-777-0207. Deadline for registration is on August 31.

 

 

ANNOUNCEMENT FOR PERPETUAL NOVENA TO SAINT PEREGRINE
Starting in September, the Perpetual Novena Prayer to Saint Peregrine schedule will be changed to every second Saturday of the month after 5 pm Mass during the Healing Prayer Service.

 

 

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!
Children’s Liturgy volunteer in need for Saturday/Sunday service, please call/text Myla Reddy @ 604-783-7141

 

 

RETREAT BY FR. TERRY LARKIN (HOLY ROSARY CATHEDRAL)
“Mary – Coredemptrix, Mediatrix and Advocate”

Date: Sep 7-9, 2018
Check-In: Sept 7 @ 5 pm
Check-Out: Sept 9 @ 2 pm
Venue: Little Flower Monastery @ Carmel Hill, 10789 North Deroche Road, Deroche (carpool might be pre-arranged)
Costs: $175
Register: Email your name and contact no. to [email protected]

 

 

ESTATE & MEMORIAL PLANNING PRESENTATION
An informative presentation that will assist you when you are writing or updating your will. Learn about how to donate to the Church in your will. You will also learn about the beauty of the funeral rites and how to formulate pre-need arrangements. FREE guides and loads of practical advice. No investment services or insurance promoted or sold. Join us on Aug. 31 at 10 a.m. at St. Michael’s Parish, Burnaby and 12:30 p.m. at St. Peter’s Church, New Westminster. Please register at rccav.org/events so that we know how many kits we need to prepare. For more info. contact Terry at 604-531-2141 .

 

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:

integrityrestored.com, theporneffect.com, covenanteyes.com, 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