Nota Bene – 2021.11.20

by Nov 20, 2021Nota Bene

Pilgrimages at St. Finnan’s Basilica

The Shalom House Speaker Series continues today, November 20. 

On November 20, Bishop Guy Desrochers, C.Ss.R will be joining us for an Advent retreat! 


Date: November 20, 2021
Time: 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. (Retreat)
4:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Confession)
5:00 pm (Vigil Mass with Bishop Desrochers, C.Ss.R

Pastor’s Blog – King of the Universe

Life is short.  How much time, energy and money do you put into building “your” kingdom here on earth?  We all know we can’t take it with us.  The real kingdom is in the next life.

Click here to continue reading.

A Candlelight Christmas

O Come All Ye Faithful!Come one, come all!!

We welcome you and your loved ones to join us for a Candlelight Christmas in song!
North Glengarry Parishes is hosting our first-ever Candlelight Christmas Concert at St-Finnan’s Basilica on Saturday, December 11th at 7:00PM.

Free will offering. We kindly ask that you register here. Limited Seating. 

This is something you don’t want to miss!

Registration is required. Click here to register.

CWL at St. James

Soup and Sandwich – Thank you to all for making the Take out Soup & Sandwich at St. Anthony’s a success. Donations will be made to St Vincent de Paul, Children’s Treatment Center, Children’s Christmas fund, Maxville Manor Christmas Social, Masses at Maxville Manor.  The extra food was donated to Sister Kathryn in Alexandria who gladly accepted it to feed those in need.  

Baldwin House – Needs NEW towels, women’s hats, mitts, and underwear (all sizes). A box for donations will be at the back of St James and St. Anthony’s Parish.

Jell-O Collection – All CWL councils across the diocese are collecting Jell-O for the Cornwall and area Christmas Baskets that are put together annually for those in need in our community. Deadline to donate is December 5th. A box for donations will be at the back of St James and St. Anthony’s Parish.

Membership Fees – A friendly reminder that 2022 CWL membership fees are due December 15th. NEW members are welcome. The fee is $25 and can be paid by cheque payable CWL St James, cash or via E-transfer.

This Week at the NGP
  • Maison Shalom House Speaker Series with Archbishop Guy Desrochers on November 20.
  • Confession at 4:30 pm on Saturday, November 20
  • Daily Mass from Tuesday to Friday at St. Finnan’s Basilica
  • Adoration on Friday, November 26 from 8:30 am – 4:00 pm 
The Saints

Learn from the Saints’ wisdom and experiences on how your family can thrive in a chaotic world. 

Meet the men and women who faced persecution, experienced emotional and spiritual crisis and through it all found themselves called to rise, serve, and witness.   

The lives of the saints are the timeless examples we need today to remain hopeful, to have courage…and to never be afraid. 

Click here for more information and to register.


Click here to make a donation to the parish.

Prayer Intentions

Please keep our parishioners in your prayers:

Diane Leroux, Krista Kirkwood, Susan and John Clark, Mary Whitman, Marc Becker, Brad McMillan, Joe Rolland, Braydon Topping, Michael Scott, Myles Lynch, Madison McDermid, Marc Sauve, Christopher Coleman, Theresa Ryan, Juliette Lavigne, Ann MacPhee, Richard Mincoff, Patrick and Sue Shannon, Mel Watt, Toni Boos, and Shea Archer.

Mass Intentions 

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

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