WE CONTINUE WITH OUR ADVENT THEME, “LET THERE BE LIGHT”
As the days get darker and darker, we become more and more aware of our need for light. We need light for our physical and emotional health. We need the light of Christ for our spiritual and intellectual well-being. How can we be light to others as individuals this week?
Click here to be aware of activities in the coming weeks that will help us all to prepare our hearts, as we enter into this beautiful Advent Season, looking forward to the Mystery of the Incarnation, the Birth of Our Lord Jesus Christ at Christmas.
Please keep our parishioners in your prayers:
Marie Aubin, Susan Brown, Susan and John Clark, Christopher Coleman, Mike Craig, Melanie Damphousse, Patrick Kealty, Krista Kirkwood, Susan Lajoie, Guy Lauzon, Juliette Lavigne, Robert Lavigne, Diane Leroux, Madison McDermid, Kaye McDonell, Brad McMillan, Joe Rolland, Theresa Ryan, Marc Sauve, Michael Scott, Patrick and Sue Shannon, Braydon Topping, Mel Watt, Marie Wilding, and Andrea Willard.
Click here for this week’s mass intentions and please keep our parishioners in your prayers.
NGP CHRISTMAS TEA HOSTED BY ST. ANTHONY’S
When: December 4th, 2022, Time: 12-2 pm Cost: free will donation at the door with proceeds to go to a local food bank: St. Vincent de Paul food bank in Alexandria.
There will be the tea luncheon, which is choice of coffee, tea, or juice, with pickles, sandwiches, and baked good treats.
There will be draws for prizes (purchase draw tickets there), games, a baked goods table, and activities for the kids – a children’s fishing pond, a kid’s zone, with Christmas colouring activities and a Santa letter writing station, etc. We hope to see you there! Everyone welcome!
Precious Blood Parish in Glen Walter will have their next bingos on Wednesday, December 7th and 21st, 2022 in the church hall beginning at 7:00 pm. EARLY BIRD GAMES start at 6:15 pm. Doors open at 5 pm. Over $1325.00 to be won. Everyone welcome. Hope to see you there!
‘REJOICE’ – CENTENNIAL CHOIR OF CORNWALL
The Centennial Choir of Cornwall invites you to “REJOICE’, our Christmas concert with songs of Hope, Inspiration and Fun to be held on Friday, December 9, 2022, 7:30 pm, at Aultsville Theatre. Tickets are available from any choir member, Home Hardware, 1300 Vincent Massey Drive, Melody Music, 104 Pitt Street or at the door. Adults $25, children 12 and under $10.
KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS CHRISTMAS DRIVE
Our Annual Christmas Drive for the needy in our area will be held the weekend of December 10th & 11th. Envelopes will be in the pews – please remember to include your name & envelope #, in order for receipts to be issued. Please help us help the less fortunate in our area. Thank you.
Cameron McCormick – Grand Knight of St. Finnan’s Council #10640
You are invited to attend a Christmas Concert at St. Margaret of Scotland on Sunday, December 11, 2022 at 2 pm, featuring Isabelle Utovac, Fr. Hasina and friends in Enc Musicz Band. Free-will donation. Punch and cookies will be served after the show. All are welcome.
The Catholic Women’s League extends sincere thanks to all who donated Jell-O to the annual Christmas Basket food drive. We have exceeded our goal of 240 boxes. Thank you! Your generosity is appreciated.
St. Finnan’s CWL will sell “Cookies for Christmas” at all Masses at the Basilica the weekend of December 17th and 18th. The cookies at $5 per bag will make a delicious gift or supplement your Christmas baking.
The Diocesan CWL Advent Retreat hosted by Our Lady of Grace Council in Ingleside will be next Thursday, December 8th. All women are welcome to join us for Adoration, benediction, Mass and a talk by Fr. Marc Gaudet from 5:30 until 8:30 p.m. refreshments will be served following the retreat.
NGP CANDLELIT CHRISTMAS CONCERT
O Come, All Ye Faithful…. to our annual Candlelight Christmas Concert happening on Saturday, December 10 at 7:00PM. All are welcome. Free will offering.
As Pope Francis recently noted, ‘Light candles of hope in the midst of darkness’ so come join us for a magical evening. And let’s light our candles in support of our parishioners who will be sharing their musical treasures and talents.
CELEBRATION OF OUR LADY OF GUADELOUPE
There will be a celebration of Our Lady of Guadeloupe on Monday, December 12th from 10am to 2pm at St Anthony’s church in Apple Hill. There will be a short prayer service, lunch, and crafts and games for kids of all ages. The cost is $5 per child over 3 years. Everyone is invited! If you are interested, please RSVP to Marie-Rose Quenneville at
YOUTH PAINT NIGHT
WHEN: Wednesday December 14th
TIME: 6:00 – 9:00 pm
WHERE: The Catholic Agora Centre (Nativity Bowling Building:
301 McConnell Ave, Cornwall)
Cost: $15.00 All supplies provided Snacks provided as well
ONLY 30 spots available – Reserve your spot today!
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ADORATION & CONFESSION
Adoration and Confessions, December 15th at 7pm (Fr. Jon, and Fr. Louis will be present)Confessions: December 17th, 3pm (Fr. Jon, and Fr. Gilles will be present)
ST. JOSEPH’S CSS’s CHRISTMAS CONCERT
You are invited to St. Joseph’s Catholic Secondary School’s Music Department Christmas Concert! Bands, Orchestra and Choir on December 15th,2022 at 7:30 pm. St. Columban’s Church, 36 Fourth Street West, Cornwall. $5.00 at the door. Everyone Welcome!
CHRISTMAS OFFICE HOURS
Our offices will be closed from Thursday December 22 until January 2nd. Reopening Tuesday, January 3, 2023.
Registrations are open for Baptisms, First Communion and Confirmation. For more information, please call Lorne at the office or email directly: email@example.com
EVENTS AT NGP
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