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 Janet Delorey, President, Susan Bouchie, Cal Harnish, Gerry Parker, Harry Delorey, Bet Munroe, Mandi Millar, Joan Tibbo, Dorothy Bennett, Corrine Munroe, Sr. Alma, Carla Armsworthy, Susan McKeough, Marie Parker, Fr. Dan MacDonald


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




TWENTY-THIRD SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME ~ NOVEMBER 16, 2014


SUNDAY MASS SCHEDULE

Saturday, Nov 22 - 6:00 p.m. - St. Joseph - ♥For Parishioners


Sunday, Nov 23 - 11:00 a.m. - Star of the Sea - Bertha Munroe


WEEKDAY MASS SCHEDULE

Tuesday, November 18 - No Mass

Thursday, November 20 - 6:00 p.m. - Star of the Sea - Geneva Burridge


CONFESSIONS/RECONCILIATION: 20 minutes before Mass.


COMMUNION CALLS - will take place the first full week of each month. Notification will be placed in the parish bulletin.


COLLECTION ENVELOPES - please note that during the winter closures of St. Vincent de Paul and St. Agnes ALL MONIES will be deposited to the parish account for which they were intended. Your envelope will continue to be credited to your parish no matter where you attend Mass.

RELIGIOUS EDUCATION -. We still need HELPERS! Group sessions continue for youth in grades Primary - 8 on Mondays, at Fanning School from 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. The Confirmation group will meet Monday 6:15 - 7:15 p.m in Fanning School.


PARISH PASTORAL COUNCIL - The next meeting will be held Tuesday, November 18 at 6:30 p.m in Star of the Sea vestry. All members are requested to attend.


ST. AGNES NEWS:

50/50 Bingo - Bingo continues Sundays at 7:00 p.m. All are most welcome.

Mini Fall Fair - a great effort, profit was $1424.40! Thank you to organizers and participants. Proceeds to St. Agnes parish


ST. JOSEPH NEWS

Fall Fair - a big thank you to those who helped in any way, a profit of $1,265.00 was realized. Thank you so much for your support.

Regular Weekly Card Play - will begin Tuesday, November 18 at 7:30 p.m. in the parish hall. Your support would be greatly appreciated

Christmas Merchandise Bingo and Bake Sale - will be held Sunday, December 7. Bake Sale begins at 1:00 p.m. and the Bingo at 2:00 p.m.

5 cents/card and 10 cents/card for specials. 15 Regular games, 3 specials, 1 winner take half and 1 winner take all. 50/50 tickets Canteen Services available. Proceeds to support the St. Joseph Parish


PARISH PASTORAL COUNCIL - The next meeting will be held Tuesday, November 18 at 6:30 p.m in Star of the Sea vestry. All members are requested to attend.


SUNDAY COLLECTIONS

Star of the Sea (60) 633.00

Loose 42.00

St. Agnes (11) 105.00

St. Joseph (23) 366.00

Loose 58.00

Please note - the donation in your envelopes may not be reported until the following Sunday’s bulletin.


Cemetery Clean-up for all FOUR Churches - a special thank you to all who helped in any way. Keeping our cemeteries in good shape shows great respect for our deceased loved ones.


STAR OF THE SEA NEWS

Property & Finance - A meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, January 6 at 7:15 p.m.

Ways & Means - Regular meeting will be Tuesday, January 13 6:30 p.m. We always are looking for committee members, all are welcome.

Ticket Sale - tickets are available during November/December on a $300.00 Grocery Certificate from the Canso Coop. Draw date is Tuesday, December 16. Please contact Flo Flemming to purchase or offer to sell tickets.

Christmas Dinner - A MEETING FOR ALL VOLUNTEERS WILL BE HELD SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 16 IMMEDIATELY AFTER MASS. The dinner will be Saturday, November 29. There are some tickets remaining and can be purchased from the parish office. FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED. Cost is $25.00 per ticket.

Christmas Bazaar/Card Play - is scheduled for Saturday, December 6, please consider working on crafts and have a partner lined up.

Parish Walk-a-thon - a big thank you to all who walked, sponsored or helped out in any way. Donations total $1,321.00 to date. Anyone who has donations please pass them in to the parish office. Thank you so much for your support.

Ministries Schedule for November 23

Lectors: Susan Bouchie/Carla Armsworthy

EMOHC: Jennie Greencorn/Gelly Parker

Hospitality: Ed/Nina Roberts

Ushers/collectors: Bill MacMillan/Fin Armsworthy

Sacristan: Rose Ann Delorey

Presentation of Gifts: Tom Kavanagh & family

Church Cleaning: Irene MacDonald/Brenda Garrity


NOTES

Flu Vaccine - Canso Medical Center

November 26 - 1:00 - 8:00 p.m.

December 2 - 1:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Please contact Mary Jurcina Taylor, Primary Health Care at 902-366-3437 for more information

Food Bank -Donations of non-perishable items are greatly appreciated. They can be placed in the Food Bank box in the entrance of our churches. Thank you for your support.

Evening of Prayer - There will be an evening of prayer, music and scripture for families and friends of those who have died while in the care of St. Martha’s Regional Hospital from February 1 - July 31, 2014. This service will be held in the Clare Marie Auditorium on Monday, November 24 at 7:15 p.m. Refreshments will follow.


BETHANY CENTER EVENTS

Oasis Days - These are days of prayer, reflection and some sharing, using themes following the seasons and the liturgical year.

November 18 - Preparation for Advent: Come Lord Jesus, Time: 9:45 am to 4:00 p.m. Cost: $25/day Pre-registration required by the preceding Monday. Facilitator: Claire MacNeil, csm is a member of Bethany Center Staff, an experienced Spiritual Director with a background in spirituality, teaching, music and liturgy. Inability to pay the full cost need not be a deterrent to using the Center. For more information please visit The Bethany Center Website or contact us at: 902-863-4726 OR e-mail bethanycenter@themarthas.com


COME TO THE TABLE

This is small group faith formation for adults and young adults. It is a way to welcome and re-engage with faith, friends & neighbours, and the parish. Participants in Come to the Table are able to speak about their faith with confidence. Come to the Table draws its inspiration and spirit from the RCIA. We will host Come to the Table on Thursday, November 27 at 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. in the Glebe. Liturgy of the Word is the topic of our next conversation. Conversations will be held every second Thursday and people can drop in as they wish. There will be a $2.00 fee to cover the cost of materials. Please contact the parish office for more information.



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