FOURTEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME ~ JULY 9, 2017
STAR OF THE SEA, CANSO
ST. AGNES, LITTLE DOVER
ST. VINCENT DE PAUL, QUEENSPORT
ST. JOSEPH’S, PORT FELIX
PASTOR: FR. JONATHAN NNAJIOFOR, S.M.M.M. 366-2927;
CONGREGATION OF NOTRE DAME 358-2346
PASTORAL COUNCIL MEMBERS: Sam
Delorey, Donna Jackson,
Rene LeBlanc, Flo Flemming, Jenny Keefe, Paul Smith, Marlaine Myatt,
Mary Jean Hanhams, Irene O'Leary, Janet Delorey, Cynthia Creamer,
Sr. Alma, Marie Parker, Fr. Jonathan
The complete text of this bulletin is also available on the parish's website at www.cansoparishes.org
WEEKEND MASS SCHEDULE
Saturday, July 15 - 4:30 p.m. - St. Vincent de Paul - ♥For Parishioners
- 6:00 p.m. - St. Joseph - †Wayne Munroe
Sunday, July 16 - 9:30 a.m. - St. Agnes - †Jean Horne
- 11:00 p.m. - Star of the Sea - †Doug Snow
WEEKDAY MASS SCHEDULE
Wednesday, July 12 - 6:00 p.m. - St. Joseph - †Rose Munroe
Thursday, July 13 - 6:00 p.m. - Star of the Sea - †Thelma Avery
COMMUNION CALLS - If you know of anyone who is unable to get out to Mass and would like to receive Holy Communion, please call the parish office to have their name added to the list. Fr. Jonathan will do Communions Calls the first Friday of the month, communion calls will be held next week for the month of July.
WELCOME: We wish to extend a warm and heartfelt welcome to our new pastor, Fr. Jonathan Nnajiofor, SMMM, may your time with us be filled with blessings. Fr. Jonathan comes to us from Stella Maris, Louisbourg, St. Joseph, Albert Bridge and Immaculate Conception, Man-a-Dieu and originally from Nigeria.
A PRAYER FOR VOCATIONS (DIOCESE OF ANTIGONISH - Heavenly Father, bless your Church with an abundance of holy and dedicated priests, deacons, brothers and sisters. Give those you have called to the married state and those you have chosen to live as single persons in the world, the special graces that their lives require. Form as all in the likeness of your Son as that in him, with him and through him, we may love you more deeply and serve you more faithfully, always and everywhere. With Mary we ask this through Christ our Lord. Amen
RELIGIOUS EDUCATION PARISHIONERS ARE INVITED TO CONSIDER WORKING WITH THE REL. ED. PROGRAM, WE DESPERATELY NEED VOLUNTEERS FOR THE FALL. Please pray every day for the Rel. Ed. Program, our parish needs young families.
Did you know the Diocese of Antigonish is hosting the Atlantic Catechetical Conference in October 2017? - The Atlantic Catechetical Association (ACA) meets at least once a year to pray and celebrate together; to study and reflect; to provide mutual support and encouragement; to share experiences; to discuss goals and objectives and to vision and dream, all of which helps to form us.
ST. AGNES NEWS
50/50 Bingo - has finished for the summer months and will resume in early October. A HUGE thank you to all who volunteered/ supported the bingo in any way.
Dover Days Picnic - will be held Friday, August 4 - 6 (Long weekend). Donations for the Bingo, Cake Walk,, Hot Dogs, Pop, etc are requested., your past support has been fantastic! Anyone interested in helping out is asked to contact Susan, Colleen, Charlene or any parish member. Additional events can only be added if there are volunteers to organize them.
ST. JOSEPH NEWS
Regular Weekly Bingo continues on Saturdays, 7:30 pm. 9 games of $50.00; 2 games of $75.00; 2 games of winner take half; Winner take all; Building jackpot; Toonie Jar. Thank you in advance for your support.
Card Plays - The Tuesday night Card Plays have ended for the summer months. MUCH THANKS to the many persons who worked before and during the Card Plays and special thanks to the those who attended. It was a very successful fund raiser and a wonderful, enjoyable time. See you in the Fall.
Cemetery Maintenance - Much work has been done to both cemeteries. We are thankful to have persons mow both cemeteries and take great care of them. However, cemeteries need ongoing maintenance. Several loads of fill are coming, Head Stones need repairs, new crosses need to be made for some graves. The CEMETERY COMMITTEE needs contributions to continue to maintain a beautiful place of rest for our loved ones. Kindly send this message to family, relatives and friends who live away. Please check the message on Facebook, Port Felix Parish Picnic page and please share it near and far. Contributions can be given to Cynthia Creamer, Corrine Munroe and Duncan (Bubbie) Bellefontaine, mailed to the parish or placed in the collection basket marked “Cemetery”. The CROSS in the cemetery needs many repairs or to be replaced. Many thanks in advance for your generous donation to the cemetery.
STAR OF THE SEA NEWS
Ministries Schedule - July 16
Lectors: Carla Armsworthy/Ginny Boudreau
EMOHC: Clarice Avery/Flo Flemming
Presentation of Gifts: Melissa Richards/Deanna Nickerson
Cleaning: Marlene/Ernie Bond
Ushers/Collectors: Bill MacMillan/Janet Delorey
Hospitality: Bet/Bruce Munroe
Sacristan: Flo Flemming
Property & Finance Committee - will meet Tuesday, September 5 at 6:30 p.m. in the meeting Room at the glebe.
Cemetery Maintenance - just a reminder that there is a maintenance fee of $50.00 (less than $1.00 per week) per year for all lots.
Ways & Means - the next meeting date will be announced on a later bulletin.
Ticket Sales - Club 100 are available from Betty Ann Munroe or Flo Flemming
Regatta Prize Bingo - Parishioners are invited to donate a merchandise/monetary prize for this bingo, prizes can be dropped off to the church vestry. Bingo is scheduled for Sunday, August 13 at 7:00 p.m.
Trivia Night - Saturday, July 15 at 7:00 - 10:00 P.M. in Canso/Hazel Hill Fire Hall. This is so much fun!!
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED!!
Door opens at @ 6:30PM. 4 to a team- $10.00 per person -Maximum 15 teams
COME ON OUT AND HAVE A FEW LAUGHS WITH FRIENDS AND SEE WHICH TEAM CAN ANSWER THE MOST QUESTIONS AND BECOME THE CHAMPS! Questions are answered as a team. CASH BAR AVAILABLE
PIZZA/POP AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE AT HALF TIME
Register with Helen Baker @ 902-318-5281 or Melissa Feltmate @ 902-631-3356 or Betty Ann Munroe @ 902-366-3438.
PARISH PASTORAL COUNCIL - The regular monthly meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, September 19, 6:30 p.m. in St. Agnes Parish Hall. All members are requested to attend.
Star of the Sea (48) 887.00
St. Agnes (23) 195.00
St. Vincent de Paul (18) 115.00
St. Joseph N/A
“The Mother of Sorrows Pioneer Shrine -Summer hours 10:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday through Saturday, and 1:00 to 5:00 pm on Sunday. For further information please call 902-945-2221 Thank-you Board &Management Mother of Sorrows Pioneer Shrine.
Joe Zambon In-Concert "Love is Tour", Holy Redeemer Church, Sydney, Friday, July 14th, 6 pm - 8 pm, open to youth, young adults, and families. RSVP on http://facebook.com/dioceseofantigonishyouth