SIXTEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME ~ JULY 21, 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 27 - 4:30 p.m.- St. Vincent de Paul - For the Faithful

- 6:00 p.m. - St. Joseph - Dorian Harnish


Sunday, July 28 - 9:30 a.m. - St. Agnes - Sandra Greencorn

- 11:00 a.m. - Star of the Sea - Bob Pembroke


WEEKDAY MASS SCHEDULE

Wednesday, July 24 - 6:00 p.m. - St. Joseph - Shirley Dollard

Thursday, July 25 - 6:00 p.m. - St. Anthony’s Chapel - Bertha Baker


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 - “Mary Has Chosen the Good Portion” – (Luke 10:38-42) Life is not without choices; the consequences of these choices leave us in either pain or happiness. The choices we make are informed by our priorities in life. Therefore, the reason for most pains in life is misplaced priorities. When Jesus visits the house of Mary and Martha, Martha chooses to do the running around while Jesus is speaking and teaching. Mary chooses to just sit and listen. Jesus says Mary has made the right choice. Listening is a skill and as well as a gift. God speaks to us each day in the daily events of our lives. However, very often we get so busy that we don’t hear Him speak to us. We miss His clues and daily messages for us in the pursuit of other priorities. ‘Lord, give us the ears to hear You speak to us and the heart to accept what You teach us.’


SUNDAY COLLECTIONS

St. Vincent de Paul (9) 185.00

St. Joseph (18) 144.00

Loose 22.00

Bldg Fund 40.00

July 7 (25) 239.00

Loose 54.00

Building Fund 40.00

Star of the Sea (51) 784.00

Loose 6.00

Cemetery (1) 75.00

St. Agnes (14) 165.00


STAR OF THE SEA NEWS

Ministries Schedule, July 28

Lectors - Mary/Edmund LeBlanc

EMOHC - Janet Delorey/Gelly Parker

Presentation of Gifts - Bet/Bruce Munroe

Church Cleaning - Melissa/Gayle Richards

Ushers/Collectors - Bill MacMillan/Carla Armsworthy

Hospitality -Donna Lewis/Gertie Snow

Sacristan - Janet Delorey

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, September 10 at 7:15, location will be announced.

Bake Sale - Special thanks for your help! Profit was 448.00! Great job folks.

Notice - The meeting, July 7 revealed that the majority of parishioners support maintaining the church exterior building and completing the interior painting as needed. By a show of hands parishioners voted to combine the Paint the Church funds with funds in the building fund. These funds will be used to complete any necessary work on/in the church. We appreciate your input and suggestions, thank you very much.



ST. JOSEPH NEWS

Regular weekly bingo continues on Saturdays at 7:30 pm


ST. AGNES NEWS

Poker Rally - will be held Sunday, July 21, 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. Black Duck Cove Boardwalk. $5.00 per hand. Prizes for 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and an Even Split.

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

Special thanks to MODG for their donation of $250.00 to help with costs for the Picnic.

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


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.




DOVER DAYS SCHEDULE

ST. AGNES PARISH


Friday, August 2 - 7:00 p.m.

Corn Hole (Bean Bag) Tourney, Basketball court


Saturday, August 4 - 11:00 am.

Cake Walk/Chinese Auction- Parish Hall



Sunday, August 5 - 1:00 pm.

Games of Chance - Chocolate,

Variety & Children’s Wheels,

Fish Pond, Straws.

Chowder, Chili, Hot Dogs & Pop

Prize Bingo - 7:00 p.m. Parish Hall


PLEASE NOTE: Each household (St. Agnes Parish) is asked for a prize donation (value $10.00 or more). Prizes are needed by July 24. Donations of cakes, wieners, buns, condiments or money would be greatly appreciated as well.







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