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,
Gerry Parker, 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



FOURTEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME ~ JULY 5, 2015


SUNDAY MASS SCHEDULE

Saturday, July 11 - 4:30 p.m. - St. Vincent de Paul - ♥For Parishioners

- 6:00 p.m. - St. Joseph - Donna Cashin


Sunday, July 12 - 9:30 a.m. - St Agnes - Jean Horne

- 11:00 a.m. - Star of the Sea - Bertha Murphy


WEEKDAY MASS SCHEDULE

No weekday Masses this week.


CONFESSIONS/RECONCILIATION: 20 minutes before Mass.


COMMUNION CALLS - will take place when Fr. Dan is available


RELIGIOUS EDUCATION - parishioners are invited to consider working with the Rel. Ed. Program in the fall. If you are interested please contact Fr. Dan or Marie.


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 the year eight students as well and to all youth finishing school for another year. May you all enjoy summer freedom, stay very safe. We really need young people in our parishes and you are such fun to be with. Take good care of yourselves.


STAR OF THE SEA NEWS

Thank you - we wish to acknowledge a donation of $500.00 from MODG and want thank District #8 Area Councillor Fin Armsworthy for his assistance in obtaining this donation. Much appreciated!

Ministries Schedule for July 12

Lectors: Marie Parker/Ginny Boudreau

EMOHC: Gelly Parker/Flo Flemming

Presentation of Gifts: Melissa Richards/Brenda Garrity

Church Cleaning: Irene MacDonald/Brenda Garrity

Ushers/collectors: Gerald Lumsden/Bill MacMillan

Hospitality: Florence/Eddie Garcia

Sacristan: Janet Delorey

Property & Finance - next regular meeting will be held Tuesday, September 1 at 7:15 p.m. in the glebe.

Ways & Means - the committee takes the month of July off, therefore the next regular meeting will be held Tuesday, August 11 at 7:15 p.m.

Tickets on the Bike - congratulations to John Bent, the winner of the bike. Profit from this project was $728.00! Thank you so much for buying and selling tickets and to the donor for donating the bike free of charge.

Regatta Prize Bingo - will be held Sunday, August 9 at 7:00 p.m in the Canso/Hazel Hill volunteer Fire Dept. All parishioners as asked to donate a prize for this bingo.


LITURGY COMMITTEE MEETING - will take place during the month of August.



PARISH PASTORAL COUNCIL - Congratulations to Rene LeBlanc and Flo Flemming on being elected to the Parish Pastoral Council. Special thanks to Sam Delorey and Harry Dollard for allowing their names to stand for election, it is much appreciated.

St. Agnes - Jenny Keefe and Paul Smith

St. Joseph - Marlaine Myatt, Susan Delong and Cynthia Creamer

St. Vincent de Paul - Donna Jackson


ST. JOSEPH NEWS

Regular Weekly Card Play - will continue on Tuesdays at 7:30 p.m. in the parish hall. Your support would be greatly appreciated

Women’s Night - will be held Wednesdays 7:00 p.m. in the Convent at Port Felix. All are welcome.

Regular Weekly Money Bingo at St Joseph’s Parish Hall Port Felix every Saturday night at 7:30 pm


BREAKFAST/BRUNCH


St. Joseph’s Parish Hall, Port Felix

Sunday, July 5, 2015

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 Parish

Thank you in advance for your support


SUNDAY COLLECTIONS

Star of the Sea (62) 723.00

Loose 55.00

St. Agnes (24) 205.00

St. Vincent de Paul (1) 155.00

Loose 3.00

St. Joseph N/A


ST. AGNES NEWS:

50/50 Bingo - Thanks you for you past support.

Club 100 - winners were Fr. Dan MacDonald (twice), Rhoda Haines, Mary Mason and Garnie Boudreau. Special thanks to all who supported this event. Profit realized was $700.00!!

Dover Days - the parish picnic is scheduled for July 31 - August 2, the long weekend. Prizes for the Variety wheel and Prize Bingo are needed. Cakes or donations are needed for the Cake Walk. If you can help in any way please contact Charlene, Susan or a parishioner. More details to follow.


NOTES

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.

The Jubilee Holy Year of Mercy will run from December 8, 2015 through November 20, 2016. The purpose of the Jubilee is to help us all learn again about God’s endless mercy – but also to learn and practise our own call to be people of mercy, indeed to be a Church of Mercy. More information is available in Pope Francis’ Bull, The Face of Mercy. Anyone interested in forming a committee to plan for the Jubilee Year of Mercy is invited to contact the parish office.

Pilgrimage to St. Anne de Beaupre, St Joseph Oratory, Cap de Madelaine, July 2-10 and August 24 to September 1. Limited Seats – call Yvonne 902-862-6781

Day Trip to the Shrine in Monastery, Our Lady of Grace, on the Feast of St. Anne , July 26 – Call Yvonne 902-862-6781.


PLEASE NOTE - this weekend will be the last bulletin until Sunday, September 6. Announcements can be made by submitting them to the parish office or giving a written copy to Fr. Dan.


STAN FEST: A heartfelt welcome is extended to all visitors and festival goers this weekend. May you enjoy God’s blessings of good music, excellent hospitality, happy memories and safe travel.



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