Update February 18, 2022


Have you ever thought of volunteering at Church, but were reluctant because of your busy schedule? Well, maybe we have a solution! Would you be willing to give a bit of time before and after Sunday Mass once a month to prepare and serve coffee, tea and some treats to other parishioners? We would like to start this welcoming initiative in our parish after the 8am, 10am, and 12pm Masses in the near future but we need your help. Helping after Mass will be a great way to meet other parishioners and will help rebuild a sense of ‘community’ at Holy Cross. If you are interested, please call Makiko Morelli at 778-938-3244 or email mymorelli@hotmail.com for more information.


Your tax receipts for 2021 are ready for pick up at the back of the Church after Mass.  You will receive a receipt(s) for your regular envelope donations as well as your preauthorized, online and Project Advance donations.


The Little Books for Lent are available for sale at the back of the Church for $2.00 each.  Please place the money in the designated box.


Fr. Chris and the Parish Council made a decision to renew the Parish subscription to Formed.org for another year.  Some of our parishioners suggested a special collection to cover the costs of the subscription. If you would like to make a special donation towards this, please put it in the collection basket in an envelope marked “Formed.org”.  

Formed.org is essentially a Netflix for Catholics.  It is run by the Augustine Institute and provides videos, books and audio talks for children, teens and adults. There is also a faith formation series.  All parishioners will have free unlimited access to this program.  

To sign up to Formed.org

  • Go to formed.org/signup 
  • Choose “I belong to a Parish or Organization” 
  • Enter “Holy Cross Burnaby” 
  • Select our parish (make sure it is 1450 Delta Ave, Burnaby) 
  • Register with your name and email address 
  • Check your email account for a link to begin using FORMED 


Morning Mass will be at 9:00 am on Monday Feb 21st and the Parish Office is closed for the Family Day Holiday.


Holy Cross School Virtual Pub Night fundraiser

Raffle tickets for the Holy Cross School virtual Pub Night fundraiser are available.  Each $50.00 ticket includes 1 entry into the raffle and 3 chances to win either a Date Night Package valued at $675.00, a Chef’s Table Experience valued at $600.00 or a Family Fun Package valued at $1200.00.  If you would like to support our School fundraiser, “An Evening at the Titan’s Circus”, you can purchase tickets at the Parish Office or the School Office starting Friday February 11th.  The deadline for ticket sales is 12:00 Noon on Tuesday February 22nd and the draw will be held and winners announced on Monday February 28th.

Holy Cross Annual Golf Tournament is back!

The Holy Cross Annual Golf Tournament is back this year!  It is on Friday May 13, 2022 at Riverway Golf Course.  Registration for groups will start in early March and we recommend that you register early as this event always sells out.

MASS INTENTIONS (Requested by)
February 21 to 27, 2022

Mon.     9:00 am            +Aiko Chapman (Carmine and Makiko)

Tues.    8:15 am            +++Frank and Carmela and Nick Corea (Mary De Fazio)

 Wed.   8:15 am            +Dave Savelieff (Deacon Tim and Denise Morris and Family)

Thurs    8:15 am            Spl. Int. Sara Leung (May and Don Chan)

Fri.       8:15 am            +John Pereira (Daphne)

Fri.       7:30 pm            Spl. Int. Regina M. (Magda)

                                    Spl. Int. May and Michelle (Juliet)

                                    +Emma Isaacs (May and Don Chan)

Sat.      9:00 am            +Emma Isaacs (Kit Wong)

Sat       5:00 pm            +Manuel and Filomena Goncalves and Deceased Members of

                                                the Goncalves Family (Family)

                                    +Doreen Fraser (Carmine and Makiko)

                                    Spl. Int. Sara Cepale-Sampaolo and Family (Artuso Family)

Sun.     8:00 am            Spl. Int. Iorio and Bell Families (Family)

                                    +Joseph Brusich (Bill and Eunice Chomos)

                                    +Domenico Terragni (Family)

Sun.     10:00am            +Erlinda Carsola (Family)

                                    +Nina Giustino (Maria Banath)

                                    +Assunta D’Alfonso (Daughter and Family)

                                    +Emma Isaacs (Giuseppina G.)

Sun.     12:00 Noon       +Maica Alpajora (Peter Veltri)

                                    +Joseph Almanzar (Peter Veltri)

                                    +Saverino Filippelli (John and Jackie)

Sun.     5:00pm             +Rosemary Glavina (Krys Bondi)

                                    +Emma Isaacs (Perla P.)

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