SECOND SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME ~ JANUARY 20, 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 TIMES

Saturday, January 26 - 6:00 p.m. - St. Joseph - For our parishes’ needs


Sunday, January 27- 11:00- Star of the Sea - For parishioners


WEEKDAY MASS TIMES No weekday Masses this week


PLEASE NOTE - St. Agnes and St. Vincent de Paul are now closed for the winter months. Mass will be held at St. Agnes Parish February 3, March 3, April 7, 2019. There will be no Mass in St. Agnes Parish for the month of January.


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.


ORDINARY TIME - (Week 1 begins Monday, January 13) During Ordinary Time, the Church celebrates the fullness of the mystery of the Lord Jesus. The people of God offer praise by celebrating the Paschal Mystery of the death and resurrection of Jesus. On the first day of the week, the Lord’s Day, God assembles the beloved people to hear the Word, to reflect upon it, to offer the living sacrifice of praise, and to eat and drink the banquet of the Lord. Then God sends them forth to proclaim this love by their words and actions. Sunday is the original Christian Feast Day, following the tradition handed down from apostolic times, for this was the day of the Lord’s resurrection. Today’s Christian communities continue this tradition by celebrating every Sunday as the day of the risen Lord.


PARISH PASTORAL COUNCIL - meeting will be held Tuesday, February 19 at Star of the Sea vestry at 6:30 p.m. All members are requested to attend.


LITURGY COMMITTEE MEETING - next meeting will be held Tuesday, February 5 at 6:30 p.m. in the meeting room at the Glebe.


RELIGIOUS EDUCATION - Parents are invited to contact the parish office regarding Religious education for their children.


STAR OF THE SEA NEWS

Ministries Schedule, January 27

Lectors - Mary/Edmund LeBlanc

EMOHC - Florence Flemming

Presentation of Gifts - Bet/Bruce Munroe

Church Cleaning - Theresa Casey/Eileen Cohoon

Ushers/Collectors - Fin Armsworthy/Paul Horne

Hospitality - Sam/Janet Delorey

Sacristan - Janet Delorey

Servers - Katlin

New Ministries schedules will be available next Sunday.

PLEASE NOTE - for the winter months, we are asked to KEEP THE DOORS TO THE VESTRY CLOSED. The vestry is not heated during the winter and leaving the doors open puts a strain on the consumption of fuel oil. Thank you so much for helping.

Property & Finance Committee - will meet Tuesday, January 29 at 6:15 p.m. in the meeting room at the Glebe. We encourage new members.

Ways & Means - will meet Tuesday, February 12 at 7:15 p.m. We are also inviting parishioners to join the committee. Please submit fund-raising ideas to committee members.

Ticket Sale - tickets on a Fuel Oil Certificate will be available in the next week. Please contact Flo Flemming to buy or sell tickets. All support is greatly appreciated!


ST. JOSEPH NEWS

Weekly Card Plays - continue every Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. All are invited to attend.

Meeting to discuss the Parish Picnic - Will be held Wednesday, January 30 at 6:30 p.m. Everyone is welcome, please bring any fresh ideas with you. Volunteers are needed badly... if we do not have more volunteers some events will NOT be held. Please consider helping out.


ST. AGNES NEWS

Prize/50/50 Bingo - continues on Sundays at 7:00 p.m. in the parish hall. All are welcome.


SUNDAY COLLECTIONS

Star of the Sea (50) 641.00

Loose 25.00

St. Agnes (9) 85.00

St. Vincent de Paul (3) 35.00

St. Joseph N/A






NOTES

Collection Envelopes for 2019 - If you have not used a collection envelope in the past year and wish to use them for 2019 we have placed extra boxes in each of the churches. You can also contact the parish office and we will issue a box to you. PARISHIONERS ARE ASKED TO PLEASE PUT THEIR NAME AND AMOUNT ON EACH ENVELOPE. This allows for easier processing at the parish office.

Diocese of Antigonish Anniversary 175 - Saint Ninian, Patron Saint of the Diocese of Antigonish, Pray for Us in our Anniversary Year.

Pre-Marriage Dates - February 6/7; April 27/28; June 22/23, 2018. These programs are held at the Family Service office, 9 Minto Street, Glace Bay. Pre-registration is required by contacting (9902) 849-4772. Couples planning on Celebrating the Sacrament of Marriage are expected to complete a Pre-Marriage program.

Youth Ministry - Anniversary 175 Pilgrimage to Montreal - March Break 2019 High School students, grades 10-12, are invited to join us in Montreal. Visit St. Joseph's Oratory, Notre Dame Cathedral, Biodome, Newman Center (McGill University) in Montreal. Interested? Contact Norma Blinkhorn or Cathy Walsh at youthministry@dioceseofantigonish.ca by January 20.

Come on Pilgrimage to Ste Anne de Beaupre- Cap de la Madeline— St. Joseph’s Oratory and Montmorency Falls with Fr. Patrick O’Neill (parish priest of Our Lady of Fatima, Sydney River) from June 10 —June 17 2019. Price 850.00 twin occupancy. To book a seat and for more information Please phone Helen at 902-304-4101.

Women's Prayer Breakfast - Saturday, February 9th, 8:30am - 10:30am, St. Ninian's Place. Tickets $15.00 and $7.50 for students. Available at St. Ninian Parish Office. Guest speaker: Dr. Lisa Lunney Borden, Faculty of Education, St.F.X. Sponsored by St. Ninian's CWL.



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