FOURTEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME ~ JULY 7, 2019


STAR OF THE SEA, CANSO

ST. AGNES, LITTLE DOVER

ST. VINCENT DE PAUL, QUEENSPORT

ST. JOSEPH’S, PORT FELIX


PASTOR: FR. JONATHAN NNAJIOFOR, 366-2927

CONGREGATION OF NOTRE DAME 358-2346


PARISH PASTORAL COUNCIL MEMBERS: Sam Delorey,
Donna Jackson, Janet Delorey, Gerry Parker, Gelly Parker,
Cynthia Creamer, Calvin Harnish, Corrine Munroe,
Agnes Casey, 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 13 - 4:30 p.m. - St. Vincent de Paul - For the Faithful

- 6:00 p.m. - St. Joseph - Alex McKenna


Sunday, July 14 - 9:30 a.m. - St. Agnes - John Keefe

- 11:00 a.m. - Star of the Sea - Marion Welsh


WEEKDAY MASS SCHEDULE

Wednesday, July 10 – 6:00 p.m. - St. Joseph - Shirley Dollard

Thursday, July 11 - 6:00 p.m. - St. Anthony’s Chapel - Ruth Armsworthy


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. Communion Calls will be the first Friday of the month.


REFLECTION ON TODAY’S READINGS -We too are Missionary Disciples

Jesus sent out seventy-two disciples ahead of him to prepare the ground for his own ministry later. He gave them definite instructions. He endowed them with the special powers that only he could give. The first missionaries were more than successful in their mission. Look how Jesus himself rejoices and thanks God for the great things his disciples were able to perform in his name! What was the secret of their success? They were aware of the fact that they were on a mission, specially chosen and sent out by Jesus. Secondly, they were aware that their mandate as to preach and teach what they learnt from him, and not their wisdom. Thirdly, they relied on his power and presence, not on their strength or on the security of material possessions. This is the recipe for the success of the missionary work. This also explains why some missionary efforts do not bear fruit even after so many years of hard labour.


SUNDAY COLLECTIONS

St. Vincent de Paul (11) 255.00

St. Joseph (25) 289.00

Loose 20.00

Cemetery 200.00

Bldg Fund 130.00

Star of the Sea (52) 769.00

Loose 10.00

Cemetery (1) 40.00

St. Agnes (22) 245.00

Cemetery (1) 30.00


STAR OF THE SEA NEWS

Ministries Schedule, July 14

Lectors - Ginny Boudreau/Buzz Lumsden

EMOHC - Gelly Parker/Flo Flemming

Presentation of Gifts - Tom Kavanaugh & family

Church Cleaning - Irene MacDonald/Brenda Garrity

Ushers/Collectors - Janet Delorey/Paul Horne

Hospitality - Louise Lumsden/Brenda Garrity

Sacristan - Flo Flemming

Servers - Anthony/Damien

Property & Finance Committee - will meet Tuesday, September 3 - 6:15 p.m. in the meeting room at the Glebe. We encourage new members.

Ways & Means - will be held Tuesday, July 9 at 7:15, location will be announced.

Bake Sale - Saturday, July 13 at 1:00 p.m - Fisherman’s Hall, Canso. Please support!




LITURGY COMMITTEE MEETING - Tuesday, September 24 at 6:30 p.m. at the Glebe.


PARISH PASTORAL COUNCIL - Tuesday, September 17 at 6:30 in St. Agnes Parish Hall.


ST. JOSEPH NEWS

Weekly Card Plays - thank you for your support!!

Regular weekly bingo continues on Saturdays at 7:30 pm

Breakfast/Brunch -Thank you to all the volunteers and everyone who came out to support our

breakfast/brunch on the weekend. It is very much appreciated.


ST. AGNES NEWS

Card Play for Lobsters - Special thanks to all who made this event possible. We appreciate your support!

Prize/50/50 Bingo - special thanks for all your support, see you in the Fall.

Dover Days - will be held Friday, August 2 - Sunday, August 4. Please offer to help out.

Upcoming Ticket Draw - on Gift cards for Gas ($100) and Canso Coop ($100). Contact Charlene.



ST. VINCENT DE PAUL NEWS - BBQ and utensils winner was Wayne Snow. Congratulations!

Special thanks to all who supported this project in any way. Profit was $920.00!

Thank you to District 4 Councillor Dave Hanhams for his assistance in obtaining a grant of $500.00 to assist the St. Vincent de Paul Church. It is much appreciated. This will help with the general upkeep of the building.



NOTES

Gift Shop Summer Hours - Mother of Sorrows Pioneer Shrine, Mabou. Starting Sunday, June 30th, the gift shop will be open 10:00 am until 5:00 pm Monday to Saturday and 12:00 noon to 5:00 pm on Sunday.

The Bishop’s Appointment as Coadjutor Archbishop

On July 5, Bishop Dunn assumed the position of Coadjutor Archbishop for the Archdiocese of Halifax-Yarmouth. At that time, he became the Apostolic Administrator for the Diocese of Antigonish and will continue in that position until a new bishop is named and installed here in this Diocese (the nuncio believes that this will happen by the end of the year). Practically speaking, he shall continue with all commitments here in the Diocese over the next few months. Gradually (in August and in the Fall) he will become more involved in the Archdiocese. From the time that he assumes the office of Coadjutor Archbishop, the Diocese is vacant and until the time that a new Bishop is installed, priests will pray for “our Administrator, Brian” in the Eucharistic Prayer. Please continue to pray for him as he takes on this new position.







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