BAPTISM OF THE LORD ~ JANUARY 13, 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, 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 TIMES

Saturday, January 19 - 6:00 p.m. - St. Joseph - For our parishes’ needs


Sunday, January 20 - 11:00- Star of the Sea - For parishioners


WEEKDAY MASS TIMES No weekday Masses this week


PLEASE NOTE - St. Agnes and St. Vincent de Paul are now closed for the winter months. Mass will be held at St. Agnes Parish February 3, March 3, April 7, 2019. There will be no Mass in St. Agnes Parish for the month of January.


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.


PARISH PASTORAL COUNCIL - meeting will be held Tuesday, January 15 at Star of the Sea vestry at 6:30 p.m. All members are requested to attend.


LITURGY COMMITTEE MEETING - next meeting will be held Tuesday, February 5 at 6:30 p.m. in the meeting room at the Glebe.


RELIGIOUS EDUCATION - Parents are invited to contact the parish office regarding Religious education for their children.



STAR OF THE SEA NEWS

Ministries Schedule, January 20

Lectors - Emily/Buzz Lumsden

EMOHC - Clarice Avery

Presentation of Gifts - Tom Kavanaugh & family

Church Cleaning - Melissa/Gayle Richards

Ushers/Collectors - Gerry Parker/Carla Armsworthy

Hospitality - Paul/Lorna Horne

Sacristan - Carla Armsworthy

Servers -Anthony/Damien

WE DESPERATELY NEED PARISHIONERS TO PARTICIPATE IN PARISH MINISTRIES. The present schedule runs until January 27. Please consider participating, all training will be provided. If you wish to have your name added or removed, please contact the parish office or Mary LeBlanc by Tuesday, January 15.

PLEASE NOTE - for the winter months, we are asked to KEEP THE DOORS TO THE VESTRY CLOSED. The vestry is not heated during the winter and leaving the doors open puts a strain on the consumption of fuel oil. Thank you so much for helping.

Property & Finance Committee - will meet Tuesday, January 29 at 6:30 p.m. in the meeting room at the Glebe. We encourage new members.

Ways & Means - will meet Tuesday, February 12 at 7:15 p.m. We are also inviting parishioners to join the committee. Please submit fund-raising ideas to committee members.

Ticket Sale - tickets on a Fuel Oil Certificate will be available in the next week.


ST. JOSEPH NEWS

Weekly Card Plays - continue every Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. All are invited to attend.


ST. AGNES NEWS

Prize/50/50 Bingo - continues on Sundays at 7:00 p.m. in the parish hall. All are welcome.


SUNDAY COLLECTIONS

Star of the Sea (46) 609.00

New Year’s Day (6) 45.00

Loose 30.00

St. Agnes (8) 120.00

St. Joseph (22) 204.00

Loose 15.00

New Years(8) 80.00

Initial offering(6) 45.00

St. Vincent de Paul (1) 10.00


NOTES

Collection Envelopes for 2019 - If you have not used a collection envelope in the past year and wish to use them for 2019 we have placed extra boxes in each of the churches. You can also contact the parish office and we will issue a box to you. PARISHIONERS ARE ASKED TO PLEASE PUT THEIR NAME AND AMOUNT ON EACH ENVELOPE. This allows for easier processing at the parish office.


Diocese of Antigonish Anniversary 175 - "Saint Ninian, Patron Saint of the Diocese of Antigonish, Pray for Us in our Anniversary Year."

Pre-Marriage Dates - February 6/7; April 27/28; June 22/23, 2018. These programs are held at the Family Service office, 9 Minto Street, Glace Bay. Pre-registration is required by contacting (9902) 849-4772. Couples planning on Celebrating the Sacrament of Marriage are expected to complete a Pre-Marriage program.

Youth Ministry - Anniversary 175 Pilgrimage to Montreal - March Break 2019 High School students, grades 10-12, are invited to join us in Montreal. Visit St. Joseph's Oratory, Notre Dame Cathedral, Biodome, Newman Center (McGill University) in Montreal. Interested? Contact Norma Blinkhorn or Cathy Walsh at youthministry@dioceseofantigonish.ca by January 20.

Come on Pilgrimage to Ste Anne de Beaupre- Cap de la Madeline— St. Joseph’s Oratorty and Montmorency Falls with Fr. Patrick O’Neill (parish priest of Our Lady of Fatima, Sydney River) from June 10 —June 17 2019. Price 850.00 twin occupancy. To book a seat and for more information Please phone Helen at 902-304-4101.



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