Nota Bene: August 2022

by Aug 5, 2022News, Nota Bene

CONGRATULATIONS TO:

Jennifer Teresa Frei who will be baptized on August 21, 2022 at St. James Church, Maxville. Jennifer is the daughter of Simon & Sonja Frei.

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL

Vacation Bible School 2022 has officially come to a close! This year’s VBS was one to remember with 46 children signed up to participate in the many games, crafts, and lessons centered around our Catholic faith. The theme of the year was Mary, with the kids learning all about who Mary is, her impact on the Catholic faith, and her “Yes” to God. Kids got to experience the many virtues that Mary exemplified through the camp’s interactive stations of faith, games, music, crafts, and even snacks! And to top off the fantastic week, Archbishop Marcel Damphousse celebrated a Holy Mass centered around the kids, the theme of Mary, and the many worship songs they learnt throughout the week. A big thank you goes out to all our volunteers, both our station leaders and teen volunteers. Without you all, this would not have been such a great week! We would also like to thank the Archbishop, Fr. Jonathan Blake, and Maison Shalom House for helping us bring the faith to so many youth! Come Holy Spirit!

BOOKKEEPER REQUIRED

St. Finnan’s & Shalom House are in search of a Bookkeeper.  If interested, please contact Fr. jon for further information.

CELEBRATING MOTHER MARY AND ALL MOTHERS!

Join us on Monday, August 22nd as we celebrate the Memorial of the Queenship of Mary. At this bilingual Mass, we will also celebrate the queens in our lives, our mothers. Our Vicar General, Msgr. Kevin Maloney will preside the Mass. At 6 pm we will pray the Stations of the Cross. The outdoor Mass will begin at 7 pm. In the case of rain, Mass will be moved into the church. Calvary is located behind Ste-Marie-de-l’Assomption parish in Green Valley (4172 HWY 34).

MEMORIAL SERVICE

The Memorial Service at Our Lady of the Angels Cemetery in Moose Creek will be on Sunday, August 28th 2022, at 10:30am. In case of rain, the Eucharistic celebration will take place in the church. Please bring your lawnchair.

WOMEN’S MORNING OF REFLECTION

Please join us Saturday September 3 from 9:00 am – 12:00  at the  Agora Centre on McConnell Ave., Cornwall, for mass, confession, breakfast, a talk and the rosary. The guest speakers are Angelina and Dennis Girard with “A Visit from the National Pilgrim Statue”. For any inquiries please contact Heidi Krol 613 347 7561 or Marilynn Light 613 537 2021. A free will offering of $5 is appreciated. 

START OF THE PASTORAL YEAR CELEBRATION

A celebration will be held at Shalom House after the 11am Mass on September 11th. There will be a light reception in the Parish hall. If the weather cooperates, families are welcome to set-up picnic style outside and if not, the luncheon will be indoors. The CWL is coordinating the luncheon. We might also show-off some of the renovated rooms!  Everyone is welcome!

DAILY MASS

Join us for daily Mass from Tuesday – Friday at 8:00 am at St. Finnan Basilica.

“Out of the darkness of my life, so much frustrated, I put before you the one great thing to love on earth: the Blessed Sacrament … There you will find romance, glory, honour, fidelity, and the true way of all your loves upon earth.”

J.R.R. Tolkien

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Donations

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PRAYER INTENTIONS

Please keep the family of Helen Jewer in your prayers. Helen passed away July 29th with funeral at St. Finnan’s Basilica on August 19th.

Please keep our parishioners in your prayers:

Marie Aubin, Joey Benton, Susan Brown, Susan and John Clark, Christopher Coleman, Melanie Damphousse, Patrick Kealty, Krista Kirkwood, Guy Lauzon, Juliette Lavigne, Robert Lavigne, Diane Leroux, Madison McDermid, Kerry McDonald, Brad McMillan, Joe Rolland, Theresa Ryan, Marc Sauve, Michael Scott, Patrick and Sue Shannon, Braydon Topping, Mel Watt, Marie Wilding, and Andrea Willard.

Please contact Mary Ellen for updates or changes to this list at brickhill@xplornet.ca

MASS INTENTIONS:

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

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