Update February 25, 2022


March 2nd is Ash Wednesday.  Special Masses will be celebrated at 8.15 am and 7:30 pm.  Ashes will be distributed.  Ash Wednesday is a day of fasting and abstaining from meat. 


The Stations of the Cross will be at 7:00 pm every Friday during Lent. There will be no confessions on Friday evenings. 


Formed.org provides the very best Catholic content of movies, children’s programs, eBooks, audio, and faith studies direct to your browser, mobile or connected device. There are some excellent resources for Lent.  

For adults:  “A Lenten Encounter with Mercy” a series of five videos. 

For children:  “Lent with Brother Francis” a four part series of short videos. 

 Steps 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  


We would like to introduce a new program at our parish that pairs parishioners together as pen pals to correspond with each other by either letter or by e-mail. The aim of this program is to pair people together to foster a connection between parishioners to make a new friend or simply just connect with someone else and get to know one another. If there are any seniors in your family who you think would like to join, it would be great to inform them about this opportunity too. Before joining, it would also be necessary to complete a training session. If you have any further inquiries and would like to join this program, you can contact Veronica at veronikalewis11@gmail.com.  


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.

MASS INTENTIONS (Requested by)
February 28 to March 6, 2022

Mon.     9:00 am            +Florence Fung Lun (Family)

Tues.    8:15 am            +Elvine Kelly (Adriana Fogale)

 Wed.   8:15 am            +Helmut Halfar (Albina Halfar)

Wed     9:15 am            School Mass – Parishioners

Wed     7:30 pm            +Saverino Filippelli (Dave and Rose Turrin)

Thurs    8:15 am            ++Salvatore and Maria Gentile (Marisa and Nick)

Fri.       8:15 am            +Robert Veltri (Wife Rose Ann Veltri)

Fri.       7:30 pm            ++Cristina and Grandma Cheng (Lanny and Danny)

                                    +Adolfo Ortiz Junior (Family)

                                    +Emma Isaacs (Costanza M.)

                                    +Wieslawa Dziuba (Holy Cross)

                                    Spl. Int. Carmine Morelli (Regina M.)

                                    Spl. Int. May and Michelle (Juliet)

Sat.      9:00 am            +Christopher Leong (Family)

Sat       5:00 pm            +Benjie Tanedo (Family)

                                    +Salvatore Demare (Dave and Dorothy)

                                    +Emma Isaacs (Alice and Ernest)

Sun.     8:00 am            ++Regina and Pietro Santagiuliana (Family)

                                    +Emma Isaacs (May and Don Chan)

                                    ++John and Emilia Mauro (Family)

Sun.     10:00am            +Eufrasia Sovernigo (Family)

                                    +Augusto Di Muzio (Valdevit Family)

                                    +Emeteria Nibal (Family)

                                    +Norberto De Castro (Edna and Joseph Iorio)

                                    +Paul Pazdera (Carmine and Makiko)

Sun.     12:00 Noon       ++Maria and Antonio Diquigiovanni (Zordan Familly)

                                    +Saverino Filippelli (Rosaria Malsegna Senior)

                                    +Loreto Malsegna (John and Jackie)

                                               Spl. Int. Thanksgiving for 30th Wedding Anniversary of

                                                Nanette and Dave Ilagan (Family)

Sun.     5:00pm             +Elvine Kelly (Alice and Ernest)

                                               Spl. Int. Angela Kwok (Family)

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