The Bulletin | Jan 12

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PREP: The Children’s Prep program is looking for enthusiastic teachers to join their team with one position being open immediately. This requires a commitment of planning hands on lessons to inspire our faith in the children. Classes are each Wednesday evening from 6:15 to 7:30pm. Please email Jennifer Vander Zalm jenn@joeprogrammer.net for more information.

ADULT FAITH FORMATION: RCIA continues with the DVD Catholicism on “Mary the Mother of God”.

The CWL would appreciate donations of wool (any colour) for various knitting projects. Please put the wool
into the box marked “WOOL DONATIONS FOR CWL” at the back of the church. Thanks for your help.

YAH BINGO – Thursday January 16 & 23, 1 pm in the Hall. Admission is $ 1.00 which includes refreshments and $ 1.00 per card for 10 games. Come on out and have some fun and bring a friend.

YAH are planning a group attendance at the Massey Theatre for the musical “Annie” on Saturday April 26 matinee at 2:00 pm. Group senior’s price requires minimum of 10. Info call John Piskorik 604 521 5246.

Devotions with the Icon of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary will be held on Tuesday, January 14 after the Noon Mass. They will be led by the Knights of Columbus. All parishioners are welcome to participate.

Prayer for Christian Unity for New Westminster will be held at St. Mary the Virgin Anglican Church, 121 East Columbia Street, New Westminster at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, Jan. 22.

The Anglican Holy Trinity Cathedral on Carnarvon Street is asking residents of New Westminster to support them in the renovation of the Church and other buildings on their property. They are asking us to sign a petition which will be presented to the City Council. There is a table at the back of the church.

DONATION OF VANCOUVER GIANTS TICKETS: The person who donated the Vancouver Giants tickets for the St. Vincent de Paul hampers please contact the parish office.

SPIRITUAL RETREAT: What am I doing with my life? Seeing as God sees: in your prayers, in your life, in your work. St Francis de Sales Parish. Jan 17 (Fri) 6:45 pm – 9:00 pm, Jan 18 (Sat) 9:00 am-4:30 pm. Be armed with the tools needed to allow God to reveal your path this year. Bring your own lunch.
For more information, please see: www.GracethatReigns.com. Cost: A New Year offering.

WINTER INSTITUTE: One-day courses for ministry training and general interest open to all. Saturday, January 25, 10 am to 4 pm at Holy Cross Secondary, 16193-88th Avenue, Surrey. Cost: $ 35.00 before January 17, after January 17 the cost is $ 40.00. Online registration available at www.rcav.org/oc-winter. For information contact the chancery office at 604-683-0281.

MEET YOUR RELATIVES – Anglican-Roman Catholic Dialogue Series: Offices of Ecumenical Relations of the Archdiocese of Vancouver and Anglican Diocese of New Westminster are hosting a series of gatherings and dialogue that will help build relationship and friendship, and honour the gifts of service we bring to our communities. The conversations in a relaxed, respectful and joyful environment will help Catholics and Anglicans to grow together in faith, love and service as valued members of the Body of Christ. The first gathering will be part of the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, Sunday Jan. 26, 2014, 2 to 4 p.m. at St. Helen’s Parish, Burnaby. More info: Marjeta Bobnar at 604-683-0281 ext. 229 or mbobnar@rcav.org

1. The St. Thomas More Collegiate Open House will be held on Wednesday January 15, 2014 at 6:30 pm.
The evening is open to both parents and grade 7 students.
2. The Placement Exam for students entering grade 8 in September 2014 is scheduled for Thursday
January 23, 2014 beginning at 1:30 pm. For more information on registration, please visit our website at
www.stmc.bc.ca or Maria Cirillo. Registrar at maria.cirillo@stmc.bc.ca.

HOLY LAND RELIGIOUS ARTICLES will be sold by the Holy Land Group today after mass in the foyer of the parish hall. Please consider taking a look at the religious olive wood carvings. These articles are hand crafted by the Christians of the Holy land who are seeking your support to assist them in staying rooted in the land of Christ’s suffering.




Eucharistic Ministers

(& Collections)


Altar Servers

Sat. 5 pm

L: Vangie Knowles C:Gina Tolentino

Ed Wunderlich Paula Marie Manuel Peggy McNeil

Wally Licas – U Peter Becher Thomas Fontaine Mietek Nieradka

Peter Tolentino

Callista Tolentino Gabrielle Tolentino Vincent Tolentino

Sun. 9am

L:Tracy MacKinnon C:Graeme MacKinnon

Peter Van Zyl Magda Van Zyl Carole McConville

Corina Meisl – U Werner Meisl Domingo Almonte Dan McGuire

Chantal Hudspeth

Morewa Adeyemi Yosola Adeyemi Mark Almonte

11 am

L:Shaun D’Souza C:Damilola Olarewaju

Rob Kok
Angie Kok Joseph Nguyen

Peter Markin – U Bob Denny
Paul Taylor
Ivan Palic

Sue Spindor

Justine Palanog Natasha Verzosa Mikhaella Teodoro

5 pm

L:Marivic Cregan C:Bernadette Keenan

Eileen Brown Tim Salvacion Phil Ledoux

Louis de la Torre – U Elmer Oane
Marie Piche

Arleen Acuna

Etella Keenan Sabrina Berry Kyle Berry

Coffee Sunday Hosts & Hostesses

Liturgy of the Word with Children

Sun. 9 am


Dick & Christine Gangnon


Andrea Lee & Maggie Lister

Sun. 11 am


Jocelyn delos Reyes & Emelita Tolentino



Angie Kok & Marian MacDougall