THE SOLEMNITY OF THE MOST HOLY TRINITY ~ JUNE 16, 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, June 22 - 4:30 p.m. - St. Vincent de Paul - For the Faithful

- 6:00 p.m. - St. Joseph - Howie Cashin


Sunday, June 23 - 9:30 a.m. - St. Agnes - Marilyn Haines

- 11:00 a.m. - Star of the Sea - Shirley Dollard


WEEKDAY MASS SCHEDULE

Wednesday, June 19 - 6:00 p.m. - St. Joseph - Frank Haines

Thursday, June 20 - 6:00 p.m. - St. Anthony’s Chapel - Isabel O’Handley


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 - GOD IS NOT ALONE, NEITHER ARE WE

The solemnity of the Holy Trinity celebrates one of the fundamental beliefs of Christianity: we believe in One God, composed of three distinct persons - the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit, united in love and generous self-giving, who work together for the salvation of humanity. As human beings, we come from differing backgrounds and cultures, have different temperaments and opinions, and we belong to various groups by birth or affinity. These differences, in human considerations alone, give rise to rivalry, jealousy, competitiveness, discord and conflict. But as Christians, we are called to take the Holy Trinity as the model for our interpersonal relationships. Our differences, instead of being a cause of division, become a richness to be accepted, encouraged and celebrated. Our varying gifts become charisms to be used in collaboration with others, for the good of all. May our faith enable us to rise above petty human divisions to reflect God’s boundless love and generosity.


SUNDAY COLLECTIONS

St. Vincent de Paul (9) 150.00

Cemetery (1) 100.00

St. Joseph (25) 269.00

Loose 31.00

Cemetery 100.00

Bldg Fund 40.00

Star of the Sea (45) 548.00

Cemetery (1) 50.00

St. Agnes (22) 242.00

Cemetery (2) 75.00


STAR OF THE SEA NEWS

Ministries Schedule, June 23

Lectors - Chloe Parker/Martha Rhynold

EMOHC - Flo Flemming/Ray White

Presentation of Gifts - Sam/Janet Delorey

Church Cleaning - Marlene/Ernie Bond

Ushers/Collectors - Paul Horne/Janet Delorey

Hospitality - Donna Lewis/Deanna Nickerson

Sacristan - Janet Delorey

Servers - Anthony/Damien

Property & Finance Committee - will meet Tuesday, July 2 - 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.

Adult Dance - will be held Saturday, July 13, 9:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m. More information will follow.

Prize Bingo - special thanks to all who helped out, donated prizes and supported the bingo.

Butterfly Memory Tree - Total received was $595.00, profit was $527.83. Special thank you for your support.

Cemetery Work - Saturday, June 22, 9:00 a.m. we will be filling in holes in the cemetery. We are asking all who are able to come out and help. Please bring any tools you will need. Many hands make light work. Please share this will other parishioners.

Notice - Sunday, June 30 after Mass, the congregation will be addressed regarding the physical state of the church building. At this time parishioners will be invited to discuss possible solutions and viable options. Please be prepared to take part in the discussion.


ST. VINCENT DE PAUL NEWS - Tickets on a BBQ with tank and utensils are now on sale. Please contact Donna Jackson to buy or sell tickets. Thank you for your support. Draw date June 29.


ST. AGNES NEWS

Card Play for Lobsters - will be held Saturday, June 22, starting at 7:00 p.m. in St. Agnes Parish Hall. Proceeds to St. Agnes Parish. We appreciate your support!

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

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


ST. JOSEPH NEWS

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

Regular weekly bingo will begin on Saturday June 1/19 at 7:30 pm


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


PARISH PASTORAL COUNCIL - will meet Tuesday, June 18 at 6:30 in Star of the Sea vestry.


NOTES

175th Anniversary Quilt - Thank you to those who are working on the Quilt Blocks. The blocks have been sent to the Diocese.


OUR FOUR CEMETERIES

Cemetery Maintenance - Maintenance fee, ($50.00) for 2019 is now due. This fee is payable to the parish cemetery where your loved one is buried. It can be placed in the Cemetery Envelope from your box of collection envelopes or placed in an envelope marked “Cemetery” at any time during the year and can be paid in installments. This fee is used for the upkeep of the parish cemetery.






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