TWELFTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME ~ JUNE 25, 2017



STAR OF THE SEA, CANSO

ST. AGNES, LITTLE DOVER

ST. VINCENT DE PAUL, QUEENSPORT

ST. JOSEPH’S, PORT FELIX


PASTOR: FR. DAN MACDONALD, 366-2927

(631-1872 for emergencies only)


CONGREGATION OF NOTRE DAME 358-2346


PARISH PASTORAL COUNCIL MEMBERS: Cal Harnish, Sam Delorey,
Donna Jackson, Carla Armsworthy, Susan McKeough, Rene LeBlanc,
Flo Flemming, Jenny Keefe, Paul Smith, Marlaine Myatt, Susan DeLong,
Cynthia Creamer, Sr. Alma, Marie Parker, Fr. Dan MacDonald


The complete text of this bulletin is also available on the parish's website at www.cansoparishes.org



WEEKEND MASS SCHEDULE

Saturday, July 1 - 4:30 p.m. - St. Vincent de Paul - †Denise Denney

- 6:00 p.m. - St. Joseph - ♥For Parishioners


Sunday, July 2 - 9:30 a.m. - St. Agnes - †Bertha Murphy

- 11:00 p.m. - Star of the Sea - †Rose Munroe


WEEKDAY MASS SCHEDULE - No Weekday Masses this week


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. Fr. Dan will do Communions Calls when he is available and he will call prior to the visit.


A PRAYER FOR VOCATIONS (DIOCESE OF ANTIGONISH - The fourth Sunday of Easter, Christians are invited to reflect on the meaning of God’s call and to pray for vocations. Christ, the Good Shepherd, continues to lead his people through His Bishops, Priests, and Deacons, and call many to follow Him in this way. Priestly, diaconal, and religious vocations should be a constant concern in the hearts of God’s people. Heavenly Father, bless your Church with an abundance of holy and dedicated priests, deacons, brothers and sisters. Give those you have called to the married state and those you have chosen to live as single persons in the world, the special graces that their lives require. Form as all in the likeness of your Son as that in him, with him and through him, we may love you more deeply and serve you more faithfully, always and everywhere. With Mary we ask this through Christ our Lord. Amen.


THANK YOU - Thank you to everyone who made me feel welcomed and part of your families. I leave here with many fond memories and will always carry you with me in my heart. Please pray for me and I promise to pray for you and Fr. Jonathan. -Sincerely Fr. Dan



RELIGIOUS EDUCATION PARISHIONERS ARE INVITED TO CONSIDER WORKING WITH THE REL. ED. PROGRAM, WE DESPERATELY NEED VOLUNTEERS FOR THE FALL.

Did you know the Diocese of Antigonish is hosting the Atlantic Catechetical Conference in October 2017? - The Atlantic Catechetical Association (ACA) meets at least once a year to pray and celebrate together; to study and reflect; to provide mutual support and encouragement; to share experiences; to discuss goals and objectives and to vision and dream, all of which helps to form us.


PARISH PASTORAL COUNCIL - The regular monthly meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, September 19, 6:30 p.m. in St. Agnes parish hall. All members are requested to attend.


ST. AGNES NEWS

50/50 Bingo - continues on Sundays, at 7:00 p.m. in the parish hall.


ST. JOSEPH NEWS

Regular Weekly Bingo will start on Saturday, June 10 at 7:30 pm. 9 games of $50.00; 2 games of $75.00; 2 games of winner take half; Winner take all; Building jackpot; Toonie Jar. Thank you in advance for your support.


STAR OF THE SEA NEWS

Ministries Schedule - July 2

Lectors: Donna Lewis/Juanita Dort

EMOHC: Mary/Edmund LeBlanc

Presentation of Gifts: Sam/Janet Delorey Church Cleaning: Irene MacDonald/Brenda Garrity

Ushers/Collectors: Carla Armsworthy/Percy Bond

Hospitality: Louise Lumsden/Gertie Snow

Sacristan: RoseAnn Delorey

Servers: Katlin/Ocean

Property & Finance Committee - will meet Tuesday, September 5 at 6:30 p.m. in the meeting Room at the glebe.

Cemetery Access - Star of the Sea

The cemetery will be open to FOOT traffic only (no vehicles) effective Thursday, June 29 - Tuesday, July 4. This is due to disrespect to the cemetery grounds in previous years. We thank you for your understanding and cooperation.

Cemetery Maintenance - just a reminder that there is a maintenance fee of $50.00 (less than $1.00 per week) per year for all lots. It can be placed in the Cemetery Envelope from your box of collection envelopes or placed in an envelope marked “Cemetery”. This contribution is used for the upkeep of the parish cemetery. Cemetery Costs for 2016 were $4,877.00. This amount does not reflect the cost of clearing the new area. A huge thank you to those who have already made a contribution.

Ways & Means - the next meeting date will be announced on a later bulletin.

Ticket Sales - on a Gas Barbecue, value $200.00. Please contact Flo Flemming to buy or sell tickets. Draw date is June 27

Prize Bingo - Special thank you to all who supported the recent bingo, profits were $927.00. We really appreciate your support. The bingo was enjoyed by all present, a great laugh for some of us.


Trivia Night

Saturday, July 15 at 7:00 p.m. in Canso Hazel Hill Fire Hall.

This is so much fun!!

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED!!

Door opens at @ 6:30PM.

--- 4 people to a team ---$10.00 per person

---Maximum 15 teams

Register with Helen Baker @ 902-318-5281 or Melissa Feltmate @ 902-631-3356 or Betty Ann Munroe @ 902-366-3438.


COME ON OUT AND HAVE A FEW LAUGHS WITH FRIENDS AND SEE WHICH TEAM CAN ANSWER THE MOST QUESTIONS AND BECOME THE CHAMPS! Questions are answered as a team

CASH BAR AVAILABLE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . SNACKS AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE AT HALF TIME



SUNDAY COLLECTIONS

Star of the Sea (53) 828.00

Loose 42.00

St. Agnes (32) 290.00

St. Joseph (29) 214.00

Loose 12.00

St. Vincent de Paul (13) 210.00

Loose 15.00


NOTES

The Mother of Sorrows Pioneer Shrine in Mabou has been open for visitation all winter. The gift shop is now open daily (Sundays and holidays included) from 1:00 to 4:00 pm. for the months of May and June. Summer hours start on July 1; 10:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday through Saturday, and 1:00 to 5:00 pm on Sunday. For further information please call 902-945-2221 Thank-you Board &Management Mother of Sorrows Pioneer Shrine.

Steubenville Atlantic, July 7 - 9 - Dalhousie University, ages 14-18. Deadline for registration is June 3. $250.00. To register send an email to nolan@dioceseofantigonish.ca or call 902-371-6284 (Nolan)

Joe Zambon In-Concert "Love is Tour", Holy Redeemer Church, Sydney, Friday, July 14th, 6 pm - 8 pm, open to youth, young adults, and families. RSVP on facebook.com/dioceseofantigonishyouth




BREAKFAST/BRUNCH


St. Joseph’s Parish Hall, Port Felix


Sunday, July 2, 2017


10 am – 1 pm


Bacon, Sausage, Bologna, pancakes


hash browns ,scrambled eggs ,toast


corn fritters & muffins


Tea, Coffee, Juice


$10.00/per person


All proceeds to St. Joseph’s Building Fund


Thank you in advance for your support



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