March 26/27, 2022 - Sunday Bulletin

4th Week of Lent


This week in the Church


FIRST FRIDAY – April 1st

  • Adoration Sign-up at the Church Entrance

  • 7:30 Mass followed by Adoration until 8:50am

  • 9am Mass

  • 6:30pm Stations of the Cross

  • 7pm - Mass

FRIDAYS DURING LENT

  • NO 7:30am Mass

  • 9:00am Mass

  • 6:30pm Stations of the Cross

  • 7:00pm Mass

 

The CWL Coffee Sunday and Bake Sale

- The CWL would like to welcome everyone back to our Coffee Sunday and Bake Sale, held after every mass on Sunday, March 27th.

- Any baking donations will be graciously accepted, and to be dropped off at the school gym the day of the sale. We kindly ask that you let the CWL do pricing for your baked goods

 

Parish Clean-Up Day


 

Important Updates


LENT is a time to Prepare

Bring your friends and come join us at St. Edmund’s Parish April 7th, 8th, 9th for a Lenten Retreat—the Retreat Preacher will be Rev. Fr. Alex Braganza, OCD—Superior of Little Flower Monastery.

The theme of the Retreat is: Mercy of God

“Father, forgive them for they do not know what they do.”

(Luke 23:34)


PENITENTIAL SERVICES

  • Thursday, April 7 – St. Stephen’s @10:30am

  • Tuesday, April 12 – Christ the Redeemer @7pm

  • Wednesday April 13 – Holy Trinity @7pm


HOLY WEEK SCHEDULE

  • Holy Thursday Mass (April 14) – 7pm

  • Good Friday Liturgy (April 15) – 3pm

  • Easter Vigil (April 16) – 9pm (please note time)

  • Easter Sunday (April 17) – 8am/9:30am/11am


CWL

  • On April 15th, the Catholic Women’s League will offer soup and buns after the Veneration of the Cross which starts @ 3:00 p.m.

  • On Sunday, April 17th, there will be a Pop-up Bake Sale hosted by the CWL after the 8 & 9:30am Masses


LENTEN CONTRIBUTIONS

Your Lenten contribution will go to the education of students who need assistance. A collection box is near the West 6th Church door.


HELPING REFUGEES

The Parish is in the process of welcoming a family of 5 to North Vancouver. If you would like to help, please join the Refugee Committee by contacting the Parish Office


North Shore Pro-life

NS Pro-Life encourages your participation in 40 Days for Life from March 1 to April 11.

There are many opportunities to participate virtually or in person. Your prayerful support is welcome.


2021 TAX RECEIPTS

  • Pick up from back of church this weekend & next

  • Pick up from parish office

  • Have them emailed to you – be sure we have your correct email


2022 Collection Envelopes

New sets of envelopes are in the Parish Office for you to pick up. It is important that you use this year’s envelopes to help ensure that you get credit for your donations. Please do not use envelopes from previous years.

Reflections

Mass Intentions

 

Events


Parish



Parish Groups


Holy Trinity CWL Annual Retreat - April 1-3, 2022

Theme: The Feminine Genius


Who is woman and who is she meant to be? Join Sister Angela Marie Castellani, FSE, at the Holy Trinity CWL retreat, to learn more about the gift of femininity, and to grow in love and understanding of your call as a woman. Pope St. John Paul writes that "woman has a genius all to her own, which is vitally essential to both society and the Church. Unpacking Pope St. John Paul II's teachings on dignity and vocations of women, our time together, under the guidance of Mary, our Mother, will be one of learning, sharing and prayer.


Spaces: limited to 24 participants


Location: Westminster Abbey, Mission, BC Cost: $170 per person for a 2-night stay, including meals (Cost for those who wish to come an extra night and bring their own food is $30 extra.)Payment: E-transfers to nickitancredi@gmail.com Cheques can be made to Holy Trinity CWL (please leave at church office)


Please RSVP nickitancredi@gmail.com


 

CWL


  • Catholic Women’s League meetings are now in person on the 2nd Thursday of each month @ 7pm

  • Catholic Women’s League Coffee Sunday & Bake Sale resumes on Sunday, March 27th after all Masses

  • CWL Membership Fees - Please note that CWL Membership fees are due by March 31st. Fees are $30.00. If you are not a member, but would like to join or need more information, contact Donna Colcleugh - dkmajeau@shaw.ca

  • On April 15th, the Catholic Women’s League will offer soup and buns after the Veneration of the Cross which starts @ 3:00 p.m.

  • On Sunday, April 17th, there will be a Pop-up Bake Sale hosted by the CWL after the 8 & 9:30am Masses


School


St. Edmund’s Elementary School - Fundraiser

Once again St Edmunds will promote a fundraising initiative using Purdy for Easter Chocolates Treats, a great way to support our school community.

Information below. Thank you for all your support!



PLACE & PAY FOR ORDERS BY: March 28th 2022

PICK UP ORDERS ON: April 12th 2022 at St Edmunds School 2:30-3:30pm


If you have any questions, please contact the school office 604-988-7364


1. Sign in or create a new supporter account either by clicking the link sent to you by our coordinator or by visiting fundraising.purdys.com

2. If you’re creating a new account, please enter the customer number below on the registration page.

3. If you’re signing into an existing account, enter the number below into the search bar that will come up after you’ve signed in.

4. Click on JOIN CAMPAIGN 22052


 

School (STA) Job Opportunity


St. Thomas Aquinas Regional Secondary School is looking for an experienced, full-time office assistant. Potential candidates should have a minimum of 1 year related experience and should be available to work 5 days per week starting March 28, 2022.

Please send your resume to the attention of Christina Donovan, the Office Manager by email: cdonovan@aquinas.org

Deadline for application: Wednesday, March 30, 2022 at 4 p.m.


 

Bishop Thomas J. Lobsinger, OMI Memorial Bursary Program

Religious Education

PREP

Children's Choir Training

Archdiocese Events

Synod

Special Gifts

Flowers

Altar Candles & Sanctuary Lamp

Bread & Wine

Remember a loved one with a special gift

Financial Updates

Remember St Edmund's in your Will

Prayer Requests and Advertisements

























Our Parish Community is asked to pray for the Special Intention of


St. Edmund Parishioners

Our Parish Community is asked to pray for the Special Intention of

All Carmelite Priests






Our Parish Community is asked

to pray for the Special Intention of


Father Steny &

Father Cannio