NEXT WEEKEND MASS SCHEDULE:
The 3 Sunday Masses are canceled next Sunday. Everyone is welcome to attend Sunday, July 30th for Mass at 8 am or 11 am at St. Finnan’s Basilica.
Click here for this week’s mass intentions and please keep our parishioners in your prayers.
Please keep our parishioners in your prayers:
Marie Aubin, Sr. Sue Burns, Susan and John Clark, Christopher Coleman,
Melanie Damphousse, Robert Dupuis, Patrick Kealty, Krista Kirkwood, Logan Kubli,
Juliette Lavigne, Robert Lavigne, Diane Leroux, Nicole Leroux, Barbara Macdonell,
Madison McDermid, Brad McMillan, Joe Rolland, Theresa Ryan, Michael Scott,
Patrick and Sue Shannon, Braydon Topping, Marie Wilding, and Andrea Willard.
VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL
This year’s Vacation Bible School (VBS) features a Cathletics theme! This will blend faith and sports in a fun and interactive way for children to learn the fundamentals of sport and how those qualities and lessons can help us in our journey of faith. The camp is run for ages 5 to 12 years old and will be half days during the week of August 14 to 18. Spots fill up quickly so register today by contacting Nathan Van Putten firstname.lastname@example.org or at the link provided Vacation Bible School Registration 2023 (google.com) Deadline for registration is July 21, 2023.
JOIN US AT CALVARY TO CELEBRATE THE GRANDPARENTS OF JESUS:
You are invited to join us at Calvary, Green Valley on Wednesday, July 26th, as we celebrate Saint Anne and Saint Joachim, the grandparents of Jesus. We extend a particular invitation to grandparents and grandchildren – we may have a few special surprises for you. Our auxiliary Bishop Yvan Mathieu will celebrate the bilingual outdoor Mass at 7 pm followed by the Stations of the Cross. We look forward to seeing you.
SUMMER SPORTS CAMP
This year St. Finnan’s will be hosting a four day summer sports camp between August 8 and 11. The camp will consist of a variety of sports for ages 10 to 16 years old including basketball, soccer, ultimate frisbee, tennis, and general fitness. This camp will offer teaching of the sport, practice, and games in a fun and interactive way for all skill levels while simultaneously integrating faith in a practical way. For more information contact Nathan Van Putten at email@example.com Deadline to register is
August 1, 2023.
149th ANNUAL PILGRIMAGE STE-ANNE-DE-BEAUPRÉ AND OUR LADY OF THE CAPE
After a long 3 years of Pandemic the 149th Annual Pilgrimage to the Shrines of Ste-Anne-de-Beaupré and Our Lady of the Cape is resuming with buses that will depart from the Dioceses of Ottawa-Cornwall, Gatineau, Pembroke, St-Jérôme/Mont-Laurier and Kingston August 12-13, 2023. Our Weekend Celebrant is Bishop Guy Desrochers, Diocese of Pembroke. For more information, please visit: www.ste-anne-de-beaupre.com or call 613 224-8110 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
ST. FINNAN’S 2023 GOLF DAY
When: Friday, August 18, 2023, Tee times begin at 12:30 pm Where: Glengarry Golf & Country Club Golf: Best ball format. Prizes to be won! Cost: $80/person ($320 per foursome). Cart included. Register with Cameron McCormick at 613-678-0942, or by email at email@example.com Payment: Please e-transfer to the above email address when registering. Tee times to be confirmed. Unofficial dinner to follow at the North Glengarry Restaurant. Register your foursome today!
WALK TOGETHER RETREAT
As a follow up to the recent study day on April 22nd, working together with Kateri Native Ministry we have coordinated a multi-day retreat based on the Kateri Native Ministry’s new Kendaasawin Learning program helps both Indigenous and Non-Indigenous participants develop wisdom practices that promote life, love, and respect for all Creation: www.katerinativeministry.ca
The Retreat will take place on August 18th,19th, and 20th, 2023 and will be hosted at Galilee Centre in Arnprior for the meals and accommodations, as well as some sessions.
There will also be a visit to the Land where Kateri Native Ministry are working to erect the John Corston Healing & Training Lodge. We are also responsible to keep vigil of the sacred fire for the duration of the retreat.
The Cost of this Retreat would be $300 per person which covers accommodations, meals and facilities as well as the Retreat activities from the elders and Kateri Native Ministries. When registering, please advise if you have any dietary concerns, in addition there are some accessibility restrictions at the Galilee Centre and an outdoor nature hike to
the Land. For further information, please contact: Deacon Guy Cote at 343-585-4009.
Our Travelling Chalice Program continues each week. Let’s continue praying for vocations to the priesthood.
Registrations are open for Baptisms, First Communion and Confirmation. For more information, please call Lorne at the office or email directly: firstname.lastname@example.org
St. Finnan Catholic School is accepting new student registrations for September 2023! We invite parents/guardians to complete the online pre-registration by visiting http://bit.ly/CDSBEORegistration Junior Kindergarten students must be 4 years of age by December 31, 2023 and Senior Kindergarten students must be 5 years of age by December 31, 2023.
EVENTS AT NGP
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