THIRD SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME ~ JANUARY 26, 2020


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,
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, February 1 - 6:00 p.m. - St. Joseph - For the Faithful


Sunday, February 2 - 11:00 a.m. - Star of the Sea - For the Faithful


PLEASE NOTE: The churches of St. Agnes and St. Vincent de Paul are closed for the winter months. MASS will resume the first weekend in May, 2020.


WEEKDAY MASS SCHEDULE - NO WEEKDAY MASSES


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.


SUNDAY COLLECTIONS - January 1/5, 2020

Star of the Sea (30) 680.00

New Year’s Day (27) 395.00

Loose 16.00

Initial (21) 156.00

St. Agnes (10) 160.00

Initial (3) 25.00

St. Joseph (23) 188.00

New Year’s Day (7) 55.00

Initial (6) 37.00

Loose 5.00


EUCHARISTIC CONGRESS 2020 - JUNE 12-14, MEMBERTOU, SYDNEY

WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO DESIGNATE A ‘YEAR OF THE EUCHARIST’?

Archbishop Dunn, in his November 17, 2019 letter to all parishioners, said, “through these celebrations [175th Anniversary] we rediscovered how God is always faithful to us. One of the signs of this faithfulness is the Eucharist and this is why we called for a focus on the Eucharist leading up to a Diocesan Eucharistic Congress. Our hope is that we can engage in strengthening our faith in the Eucharist, be led deeper into understanding and appreciating this gift of the Eucharist and grow together in sharing this gift through word and action. When we celebrate the Eucharist, we not only attend an event but we are drawn into the great mystery of love that Jesus revealed when he died for us because of his love. To draw us more deeply into this mystery, this Year of the Eucharist invites each of us to a deeper experience of encounter with Christ. My hope for this Year of the Eucharist is that the hearts of all Catholics might awaken in the Diocese so that we may come to a deeper understanding, appreciation, and experience of the gift of the Eucharist. We will organize a variety of events and experiences so that we might reach this goal.”


ST. AGNES NEWS - Sunday Night bingo - 7:00 p.m. in St. Agnes Parish Hall.

Club 100 Tickets - will be available in the next week, please contact Charlene or Colleen to buy or sell tickets. Thank you for your past support!!


LITURGY COMMITTEE MEETING - Tuesday, February 11 at 6:30 p.m. at the Glebe.


PARISH PASTORAL COUNCIL - Tuesday, February 18 at 6:30 in St. Joseph.


STAR OF THE SEA NEWS

Ministries Schedule, February 2

Lectors - Mary/Edmund LeBlanc

EMOHC - Paul Smith

Presentation of Gifts - Sam/Janet Delorey

Church Cleaning: - Theresa Casey/Eileen Cohoon

Ushers/Collectors - Fin Armsworthy/Janet Delorey

Hospitality - Louise Lumsden/Tish Murphy

Sacristan - Janet Delorey

Servers - Anthony

The New Ministries schedule is available in the entrance of the church. Thank you to all who have offered to help out, it is much appreciated!!

Property & Finance Committee - will meet Tuesday, February 4 - 6:15 p.m. in the meeting room at the Glebe.

Ways & Means - will be held Tuesday, February 11 at 7:15 in the church vestry. New Committee members are encouraged to attend.

Ticket Draw - on a gift certificate for fuel Oil, draw date is February 25. To buy or sell tickets please contact Flo Flemming.

Prize Bingo - will be held Sunday, February 16 at 7:00 p.m. in the Canso Hazel Hill Fire Hall. Donations are needed for this bingo.


NOTES

Women's Prayer Breakfast - hosted by St. Ninian CWL, is 8:30am Saturday, Feb.8, 2020. Guest speaker is Sr. Brendalee Boisvert, Congregation Leader, Sisters of St. Martha, who will speak on "Hope and Faith".Tickets are available at St Ninian Parish Office (902-863-2338) $15.00 and $7.50 for students.

The Cursillo Weekend Schedule

Women's - May 14-17, Men's May 21-24, 2020, openings are available if interested in attending please call Kevin or Karen McSween at ( 902) 862- 8517, Sean or Roberta O'Leary at (902) 539-4692, Burt or Claudia Aucoin at (902) 578-1266 or Gary David (902)631-1734.

The following Cursillos will take place in Mabou.

Women’s 13-16 February 2020.

Men’s 27 February - March 1 2020.

Contact Information Eddy or AnnaLee MacEachern 902 258 2089.


SAVE THE DATE: INSTALLATION CEREMONY FOR BISHOP WAYNE KIRKPATRICK - The Installation Ceremony for Bishop Wayne Kirkpatrick will be held on Monday, February 3, at 3:00 pm at St. Ninian Cathedral. Evening prayer will be held at 7pm on Sunday, February 2, at St. Ninian Cathedral. A reception will follow each event. All are welcome!




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