Nota Bene – 2021.09.11

by Sep 11, 2021News, Nota Bene

Alpha!

Got Questions about life? Try Alpha. 

Alpha begins Thursday, Sep 23, 2021 at 6:30 p.m. This year, we are running Alpha Youth and Alpha for Adults. Both sessions are hosted at Shalom House and begin at 6:30 p.m. 

Explore questions of life, faith, and meaning. Enjoy a meal together and a short video with time for discussion. There is no cost. 

For more information AND to register, please visit https://stfinnan.ca/alpha/

Sacramental Preparation & Registration

“Welcome Back to all families!  Sacramental Preparation, and Registrations are now open.  Please call the office if you have any questions regarding Baptisms, First Communions, and Confirmations.  Also, to register for First Communion and Confirmation, please participate in one of our Sunday Masses, and please bring a copy of your child’s baptismal certificate.  Looking forward in journeying again with you this year! – Fr. Jon”

St. Michael’s Chapel Closure

To celebrate St. Michael’s Chapel, we will be hosting three masses. Due to COVID-19, registration is necessary. To register, please contact Dean at 613.360.4645.

The Mass schedule is as follows:

  • September 22, 2021 – 7:00 pm
  • September 25, 2021 – 5:00 pm with a wine and cheese reception
  • September 29, 2021 – 7:00 pm with Archbishop Marcel Damphousse
  • All Masses will be celebrated at St. Michael’s Chapel.

On September 26, 2021 we will be hosting an open house and BBQ at St. Michael’s Chapel. Please join us! No registration is required. 

North Glengarry Parishes Connect Group – Metanoia

Metanoia – An Ongoing Conversion to Christ

Thank you for taking part in the Metanoia video series with Fr. Dave Pivonka, TOR, The Ministry of the Wild Goose. The ten independent videos each reflect our ongoing journey of conversion to Christ. Over the summer we completed the first five videos online and anticipate the next segment of videos which will be scheduled at a later date. We look forward to gathering online again! Stay tuned.

CWL 100th Anniversary

St. Finnan’s parish council of the Catholic Women’s League of Canada marked its 100th anniversary on May 25th, 2021. Since our churches were in pandemic lockdown at that time, the celebration of this milestone was deferred until fall. We hope you have enjoyed reading the decade-by-decade summaries of the parish’s CWL history on St. Finnan’s website. Fr. Jonathan Blake, our council’s Spiritual Director, will celebrate a Mass of Thanksgiving for 100 years of St. Finnan’s CWL service “to God and Canada” on Sunday, September 12th, 2021 at 11a.m. Please keep the members of the Catholic Women’s League in prayer as we gather with parishioners to celebrate this joyful milestone! Our Lady of Good Counsel, pray for us.

~ Inez Franklin, President

Donations

Click here to make a donation to the parish.

Prayer Intentions

Please keep our parishioners in your prayers:

Elsie Bourbonnais, Jeannie Coleman, Susan and John Clark, Mary Whitman, Marc Becker, Brad McMillan, Joe Rolland, Braydon Topping, Michael Scott, Lois Morrison, Myles Lynch, Madison McDermid, Marc Sauve, Christopher Coleman, Theresa Ryan, Juliette Lavigne, Ann MacPhee, Sharon Martin, Richard Mincoff, Patrick and Sue Shannon.

Mass Intentions 

Click here for this week’s mass intentions and please keep our parishioners in your prayers.

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