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Announcement

  1. Register for Sunday MassTo comply with the two-meter safe social distance between the parishioners, the church can only accommodate about 90 people to participate in the service. Before Mass, please make reservations in advance using the link "Register for Sunday Mass" on the parish website www.sotwccc.com. Please register with your real name. Telephone reservations are currently not accepted. If the Mass is full, please join waitlist. During Christmas time, the parish hall will be opened to accommodate more parishioners.
  2. With the spread of the very infectious Omicron variant, our parish has put in place the following measures in order to keep the faithful safe, and to reduce the amount of time for parishioners to gather:

    -  Starting today, the 8:45 AM Daily Mass will be cancelled until further notice;

    -  Starting January 8th, the two Saturday Vigil Masses will be combined into one, held at 5:30 PM in Mandarin and Cantonese until further notice;

    -  Sunday Mass is held as usual at 9:00 AM, 10:30 AM and 12:00 noon. (10:30 AM Mass live stream available)

  3. COVID-19 - If parishioners have symptoms such as fever, cough, sore throat and difficulty breathing, or is in close contact with someone infected with Covid-19; for safety reasons, please stay at home and self-isolate for at least 10 days. If you feel unwell, testing should be done. Wait until everything is safe before coming back to church, God bless.

  4. Church Cleaning – Parishioners can enjoy this bright and clean environment while attending Mass every Sunday thanks to the four groups of cleaning volunteers who spend 1 hour each week to clean the church. So if you also want to do a little service for the parish, you are welcome to join us in this work. The cleaning dates and times for the four groups have been posted on the bulletin board, and everyone can participate according to their own time. Those who are willing to help, please leave your name, phone number and available time at the parish office.

  5. Online Confirmation Preparation - If your child who is grade 7 or above, and would like to receive the Sacrament of Confirmation at our church on June 5, 2022, please register at https://www.hopestone.ca/themarksotwccc by February 6, 2022.  The online confirmation preparation program will start on February 11, 2022, from 7:15 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Should you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact our parish office.

  6. The Offering Envelopes for 2022 are now available for pick up. Please check to see if your registration information is up to date and notify the parish of any changes. Parishioners who have not yet registered may do so at the parish office. When using the envelopes, please remember to write your name and donation amount on the envelopes. Thank you.

  7. Sunday Missal is now available in the narthex at $7.5 each.


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Special Devotions

 

Holy Mass in devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus

    Date:    First Friday of the month

    Time:   8:00 p.m.

    Place:  Church

 

Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament

     (Prayers and hymns in Cantonese, Mandarin and English)

    Date:    First Friday of the month

    Time:   9:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.  Benediction starts at 9:40 p.m.

    Place:  Church

 

Cenacle and Divine Mercy Devotion

    Date:    2nd Sunday of the month

    Time:    1:00 p.m.

    Place:   Chapel

B

Parish Library

Opening hours: Every Sunday 10:00am - 12:30pm

Location: SOTW Classroom

 

Application Form

C

RCIA classes

 

There are Cantonese class and Mandarin class. If you wish to know more about the Catholic faith, please register at the parish office.

D

Yee Hong Visits

The Yee Hong Visiation Group visits the seniors in the Yee Hong Geriatric Centre on the third Saturday of every month from 1:15 to 3:00 p.m. Through songs, games, Bible stories and gospel sharing, our volunteers help to spread the gospel message and bring some cheer to the seniors. Those who are interested in this apostolic work, please refer to the poster in the church foyer.

 E

Pledge of Pews

The parish has a limited number of pews available for pledging by parishioners. Please support our fundraising endeavour. If interested, please contact the parish office.

F

Marriage Anniversary Wall

The Marriage Anniversary Plaques are now available.  Please support our fundraising endeavour and contact the parish office for details.

G

Memorial Wall

A Memorial Wall has been erected by the church to honour and commemorate the deceased. On a specific day of each month, there will be mass to pray for them. You may pledge for a name plate on the Wall for your deceased friends or family members.  Please contact the parish office for details.

Last update: 2022-1-15