October 21, 2022 bulletin

October 21, 2022

Religious Articles SALE

If you are looking for something to help you or your family live your faith, the CWL is selling religious articles at the back of the Church after the 5:00 pm Mass this Saturday (October 22) and after the 8:00 am, 10:00 am & 12:00 pm Masses on Sunday (October 23).  At this time, we can accept only cheque or cash for payment.


This Sunday October 23 there is a Pancake breakfast after the 8:00 am and 10:00 am Masses in the Gym.  All proceeds from the Pancake breakfast go to the RCIA program

Thursday October 27 – Installation of Officers starting with mass at 7pm. 

Tickets for the Knights of Columbus Annual Charity Appeal can be bought from the following link:  https://kofcdraw.net/C5423. First prize is a 2023 Toyota Rav4 and early bird draws begin on October 31.


Our program will run for only two weekends:  OCT 29 – NOV 6.  Clear plastic bags will be provided to help us sort through the donations and these can be picked up in the church foyer.  Please place the men’s and women’s donations in separate bags.  Only the following articles are needed: blankets, winter coats, gloves/mittens, boots, socks, toques and scarves.  Please ensure your donations are in good condition and that the items are CLEAN and REUSABLE.  You are most welcome to donate new items.  Please tag your donation bag “Homeless Men” or “Homeless Women” and place it near the homeless box at the inside entrance of the church.  Since the homeless do not have a place to stay and/or or live in shelters, they cannot accept furniture or cooking utensils.  If you have questions, please phone or text Dillon at 604-561-6918. Thank you for your support in reaching out to those in need.


You are invited to support our Holy Cross Catholic Women’s League by purchasing chocolates for your Christmas stockings, or as gifts for friends, family or business associates. The CWL supports our parish and various charitable organizations but, due to the Pandemic, our fundraising activities have been severely limited.  Any support that our parishioners can offer would be greatly appreciated.  To place an order, click on the following link to “Join a Campaign”:          https://fundraising.purdys.com/1536029-96085

Should you have trouble accessing the site when clicking on the link, please visit:  www.fundraising.purdys.com and select “Join a Campaign”. You will be asked to provide your email address and our Customer Number (63039).  If you cannot order online, a paper order form is available from the CWL Bulletin Board in the Church foyer or from the parish office.  (Completed paper order forms must include payment by cheque, payable to HOLY CROSS CWL and can be dropped off at the office or placed in an envelope marked “CWL” and dropped in the collection basket.)

Deadline to place an order is November 13 and orders will be available for pick up after all Sunday Masses on December 4.

Questions can be directed to Marisa (marisademare@gmail.com) or the Parish office.

Thank you very much for your support!


Men of the parish – are you called to be a Deacon?

Deacons are ordained not to the priesthood but for service.  Deacons are official teachers of the Gospel, they preside at celebrations of baptism, funerals, matrimony and they visit the infirm, imprisoned and needy.  Deacons may be married or single.

Join us on Saturday November 5th for a Special Talk: “Come and Serve: Discerning the Permanent Diaconate” at Christ the Redeemer Parish (599 Keith Rd, West Vancouver) from 9:00 am to 1:00 p.m.

Men interested in this ordained ministry, along with their wives, are invited. Registration is required and accepted until October 28. (A light lunch will be provided.)  Please register at deacons@rcav.org


Please mark your calendars for our Super Bowl party on Sunday, February 12, 2023 and for our annual Holy Cross Golf Tournament on Friday, May 12, 2023.

MASS INTENTIONS (Requested by)

Oct 24 to 30, 2022

Mon.     8:15 am           

+Jesus Ma Diaz Clemente (Family)

Tues.   8:15 am           

+Chow Tak Ching (David Chow)

Wed.    8:15 am           

Spl. Int. Owen (Parishioners)

Thurs   8:15 am           


Fri.       8:15 am           

Spl. Int. Aaron and Jerome (Family)

Fri.       7:30 pm           

+Hyacinth Yang (Diva & John)

+May Lian Bao (Vivian Shen & Family)

+Immaculata Voo (Agnes and Family)

+Mary MacDonald (May and Don Chan)

+Angelo Danese (Simona and Alessandro)

+Maria So (Maria Hu)

Spl. Int. Agnes Wan (Family)

Spl. Int. Paul, Martha and Pan Family (Family)

Spl Int. Joseph Myung & Family (Cecilia Lim)

Spl. Int. Jennifer, Taiga, Rio and Aili (Family)

Spl. Int. Gella Cruz (Diva and John)

Spl. Int. Fran Burns (Agnes and Rose Wan)

Spl. Int. Teresa and Anna Matera (Lanny and Danny)

Sat.      9:00 am           

+Paolo Catania (Wife)

Sat       5:00 pm           

+Paul Thow (Family)

+Maria Chua (Family)

+John Thow (Family)

Sun.     8:00 am

++Souls in Purgatory (Constantino Faria)

Spl. Int. Michael Fong (Family)

Sun.     10:00am          

+Albina Ranallo

+Anna Merola (Family)

++Sandy and Cliff Snyder (Family)

+++Frank, Marie and Jordan Rolewy (Family)

+John Urig (Family)

++Deceased Members of Garzon Gomez Family (Family)

Sun.     12:00 Noon      

+Hyacinth Yang (Diva and John)

+Paul Pazdera (Marguerite Ann)

++Deceased Members of Harwood Family (Ian and Susana Harwood)

+Lucio Schettini (Simona and Alessandro)

+Saverino Filippelli (Family)

Sun.     5:00pm            

+Rosemary Glavina (Friend)

+May Lian Bao (Vivian Shen & Family)

++ Maria & Salvatore Gentile (Nick & Marisa)

++Tom and Elsie Molyneux (Granddaughter and Family)

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