THE RESURRECTION OF THE LORD, APRIL 16, 2017



STAR OF THE SEA, CANSO

ST. AGNES, LITTLE DOVER

ST. VINCENT DE PAUL, QUEENSPORT

ST. JOSEPH’S, PORT FELIX


PASTOR: FR. DAN MACDONALD, 366-2927

CONGREGATION OF NOTRE DAME 358-2346


PARISH PASTORAL COUNCIL MEMBERS: Cal Harnish, Sam Delorey,
Donna Jackson, Carla Armsworthy, Susan McKeough, Rene LeBlanc,
Flo Flemming, Jenny Keefe, Paul Smith, Marlaine Myatt, Susan DeLong,
Cynthia Creamer, Sr. Alma, Marie Parker, Fr. Dan MacDonald


The complete text of this bulletin is also available on the parish's website at www.cansoparishes.org



PLEASE NOTE: MASS WILL BE CELEBRATED IN FOUR CHURCHES BEGINNING MAY 6/7


There will be NO Weekday Masses this week


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. Dan will do Communions Calls when he is available and he will call prior to the visit.


EPIC: THE EARLY CHURCH - Session nine will be held Thursday, April 20 at 6:30 p.m. in the glebe.


RELIGIOUS EDUCATION - There will be NO Group sessions April 17 due to Easter Monday holiday. Completed Home program units should be submitted to the parish office each month. For more information please contact the parish office.


Did you know the Diocese of Antigonish is hosting the Atlantic Catechetical Conference in October 2017? - The Atlantic Catechetical Association (ACA) benefits through its catechetical collaboration with the Atlantic Episcopal Assembly and the Office of Evangelization and Catechesis of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops. The Atlantic Episcopal Assembly is the bishops of Atlantic Canada and the Office of Evangelization and Catechesis works nationally on behalf of the Canadian bishops to support faith formation of adults, youth and children.


FIRST EUCHARIST - Practice will be held Friday, April 21 at 6:00 p.m. in Star of the Sea Church. Please remember the children and their families in your prayers: Taylor Boudreau, Dalton Keefe, Marlee Rhynold, Lola Sangster, Alexander (Lex) Watt and Brooklyn MacKinnon are preparing to celebrate First Eucharist. First Eucharist will be celebrated April 22 (St. Joseph) & April 23 (Star of the Sea).


ST. JOSEPH NEWS - "Our annual parish picnic is fast approaching (May 19-21). We are asking parishioners to please give their prizes at their earliest convenience. Many hours of work go into sorting, numbering and putting prizes together. If we can get a head start, it will make it so much easier getting closer to picnic time. As you know, there are many things to be done in preparing for this major fund-raiser.


EASTER FLOWERS/DECORATIONS:

We wish to acknowledge donations in memory of:

†Michelle & †Earle O’Halloran

†McCormick family members

†Doug Snow

†Terry Parker

†Bob & †Gerloch Parker

†Cal & †Tootsie Baker

†Bob Geddes

†Rose Cohoon & family members

†Cecil Greencorn

†Family members of Deanna Nickerson

†Bill & †Eva Feltmate

†Michael Cook

†Joe Casey

†Arthur & †Bertha Munroe

†George & †Bertha O’Hearn

†Fred Rhynold



A very special thank you to all who participated in various Ministries over Holy Week, your participation shows Faith in action and adds to the Celebration of this most Sacred time.



STAR OF THE SEA NEWS

Ministries Schedule - April 23

Lectors: Martha Rhynold/Doreen Boudreau

EMOHC: Mary/Edmund LeBlanc

Presentation of Gifts: Baker family

Church Cleaning: Theresa Casey/Eileen Cohoon

Ushers/Collectors: Fin Armsworthy/Percy Bond

Hospitality: Deanna Nickerson/Carla Armsworthy

Sacristan: Margie Horne

Servers: Katlin & Ocean

Ways & Means - A committee meeting will be held Tuesday, May 9 at 7:15 p.m.

Spring Fling - will take place Saturday, May 13 in Canso/Hazel Hill Fire Hall at 12 noon; Card Play - 7:30 p.m. Donations of bingo prizes and baked goods are much needed. Please reserve the date.

Property & Finance Committee - will meet Tuesday, May 2 at 7:15 p.m. in the glebe.


SUNDAY COLLECTIONS

Star of the Sea (68) 857.00

Loose 7.00

St. Agnes (8) 70.00

St. Joseph (29) 319.00

Loose 8.00

Initial 10.00

St. Vincent de Paul (61) 20.00


PARISH PASTORAL COUNCIL - The regular monthly meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, May 16, 6:30 p.m. in ST. JOSEPH PARISH. Parishioners are asked to please consider offering their name to serve on Parish Council. Elections will be held in May/June


LITURGY COMMITTEE MEETING - will be held Tuesday, April 25 at 7:00 p.m. in the Glebe. All members are asked to attend.



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