THIRTEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME ~ JUNE 26, 2016



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




SUNDAY MASS SCHEDULE

Saturday, July 2 - 4:30 p.m. - St. Vincent de Paul - Peggy Kavanaugh

Saturday, July 2 - 6:00 p.m. - St. Joseph - Gary Munroe


Sunday, July 3 - 9:30 a.m. - St. Agnes - Phyllis MacDonald

Sunday, July 3 - 11:00 a.m. - Star of the Sea - ♥For parishioners


WEEKDAY MASSES -

Tuesday, June 28 - 6:00 p.m. - St. Joseph - Sheldon Haines

Thursday, June 30 - 6:00 p.m. - Star of the Sea - Cal Baker


COMMUNION CALLS - will take place the 1st Thursday (Star of the Sea/St. Agnes) and 1st Friday (St Joseph) of the month (July 7 & 8). In the event of a funeral or Diocesan business, Communion Calls will be held the following month. If you know of anyone who is unable to get out to Mass that would like to receive Holy Communion, please call the parish office to have their name added to the list.


A PRAYER FOR VOCATIONS (DIOCESE OF ANTIGONISH) - 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.


RELIGIOUS EDUCATION - We need Catechists to work with the youth starting in September. Please give this some thought as God might be calling you to this ministry. Please contact the parish office for more information.


CONGRATULATIONS - we wish to extend congratulations to graduates of Canso and Guysborough Academies. We are proud of your accomplishments and wish you success. Congratulations to all youth finishing school for another year. May you enjoy summer freedom, stay very safe and take good care of yourselves.


LITURGY COMMITTEE MEETING - will be held Tuesday, September 27 at 7:00 p.m. in the glebe. All members are requested to attend.


PARISH PASTORAL COUNCIL - next regular meeting will be held Tuesday, Sept. 20 p.m. in St. Joseph church. All members are encouraged to attend.


ST. AGNES NEWS

Dover Days Picnic - will be held Friday, July 29 - Sunday, July 31 (Long weekend). Donations for the Bingo, Cake Walk,, Hot Dogs, Pop, etc are requested. Anyone interested in helping out is asked to contact Susan, Colleen, Charlene or any parish member. Additional events can only be added if there are volunteers to organize them.

50/50 Bingo - continues on Sundays, at 7:00 p.m. in the parish hall. Anyone interested in helping out is asked to contact Charlene, Susan, or a member of the parish.

Chase the Ace - continues Thursdays in the parish hall from 7:00 - 8:00 p.m. All are invited to attend. Proceeds will be split between the Little Dover Community Development and St. Agnes parish.


ST. JOSEPH NEWS

Card Plays have finished for the summer months and will start up again in the Fall. Thank you for your past support!

Regular Weekly Bingo - Port Felix Parish Hall

continuing on Saturdays at 7:30 pm. Canteen services available, Thank you for your support.

Benefit variety concert - For Cathy vander Putten

For medical reasons, Port Felix parish hall, Friday July 8, 7:00 pm. Admission: donation at the door.

50/50 tickets; Canteen services available. Please come out and support a good cause.

Breakfast/Brunch St. Joseph’s Parish Hall, Port Felix, Sunday, July 3, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. 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 Parish. Thank you in advance for your support.


STAR OF THE SEA NEWS

Property & Finance - The regular meeting will be held Tuesday, September 6 at 7:15 p.m. in the glebe.

Cemetery News - The Cemetery Policy is available in the entrance of the church and also on the parish website. Could you please pass this information on to family members. Comments or concerns should be directed to the Property/Finance Committee or the parish office. Thank you.

Ministries Schedule - July 3

Lectors: Marie Parker/Martha Rhynold

EMOHC: Mary & Edmund LeBlanc

Presentation of Gifts: Melissa Richards/Deanna Nickerson

Church Cleaning: Irene MacDonald/Brenda Garrity

Ushers/Collectors: Gerald Lumsden/Bill MacMillan

Hospitality: Carla Armsworthy/Mary Jean Hanhams

Sacristan: Janet Delorey

Ways & Means - meeting will be announced at a later date.

Regatta Prize Bingo - will be held Sunday, August 14, 7:00 p.m. in Canso/Hazel Hill Fire Hall. Donations of prizes or monetary donations would be greatly appreciated and are needed.

Recent Prize Bingo - raised a profit of $588.00, special thanks is extended to all who contributed in any way, much appreciated!

Winner of the Bike - The winner of the bike was Mary Fisher, Guysborough, congratulations to Mary. Profit will be announced next bulletin.

Spring Fling - the final tally is in for this event and a profit of $2,8701.35 was realized! Great job.

Parking Notice - Parishioners are reminded that there is NO PARKING PERMITTED in the drop-off area adjacent to the Handicapped zone. We also wish to remind parishioners to park their cars perpendicular (right angle) to the ditch in the lower parking lot.


SUNDAY COLLECTIONS

Star of the Sea (57) 751.00

Loose 42.00

St. Agnes (28) 300.00

Loose 10.00

St. Vincent de Paul (11) 180.00

St. Joseph (24) 217.00

Loose 10.00


NOTES

Canso & Area Food Bank - is always ready to receive donations of non-perishable goods, Thank you so much for your past generosity.

New Beginnings - A New Beginnings Weekend for people who are divorced, separated or have lost a spouse through bereavement will be held on October 14 , 15 , 16 2016 at the Retreat Center in Mabou. For more information please call Ron at 902-564-0788.

Canada Day - will be celebrated Friday, July 1st as Canada’s birthday. Canadians should seek to be witnesses to Christ in Canada and the world, and to continue working to influence those in government to act from Christian principles and attitudes. Christians, realizing they do not have a lasting home here, should pray and work for justice and peace in Canada and throughout the world, so that all God’s people may share in the goods of this earth. God’s kingdom will come only when all people are ready to let Christ’s teaching guide and rule their lives and actions. Please take a couple of minutes to appreciate our great country and and to thank God for it.



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