Please keep our parishioners in your prayers:
Marie Aubin, Susan and John Clark, Christopher Coleman, Mike Craig, Melanie Damphousse, Patrick Kealty, Krista Kirkwood, Logan Kubli, Guy Lauzon, Juliette Lavigne, Robert Lavigne, Diane Leroux,
Nicole Leroux, Madison McDermid, Brad McMillan, Joe Rolland, Theresa Ryan, Michael Scott, Patrick and Sue Shannon, Braydon Topping, Michael Trepanier, Marie Wilding, and Andrea Willard.
- Daily Mass, from Tuesday to Friday, 8am at St. Finnan’s Basilica
- Divine Mercy Chaplet immediately following the Tuesday morning Mass.
- Each Wednesday during Lent, Stations of the Cross will be at 6 pm, followed by Mass
at 6:30 pm at St. Finnan’s Basilica.
- Each Friday during lent, Stations of the Cross will be at 10 am at St. James Parish, Maxville.
- Eucharistic Adoration every Friday, until 4pm at St. Finnan’s Basilica.
- Sacrament of Reconciliation before Daily Mass, Saturdays starting at 3:30pm, and by appt.
It is not what you give up this Lent. It is who you become. MATTHEW KELLY
Click here for this week’s mass intentions and please keep our parishioners in your prayers.
Let’s please continue praying for Bradley, Edgar & Erin. Almighty, ever-living God, give to your Church an increase in spiritual joy, so that those once born of earth may be reborn as citizens of heaven. Through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son, who lives and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit, God, for ever and ever. Amen.
St. Francis de Sales – K of C 11531, invite you to attend their Family Breakfast on Sunday, March 26, 2023, from 8:30 a.m. until noon, in their parish hall. Cost: Adults $8.50, Children under 12 years old $4.00. Everyone welcome!
BOWLING FUNDRAISER FOR CATHOLIC CEMETERIES
On March 26, 2023, the Alexandria-Cornwall Catholic Diocese will be hosting a bowling fundraiser in support of Catholic cemeteries located in Glengarry, (St. James, St. Catherine of Sienna, St. Anthony & St. Finnan) which are in need of springtime care and maintenance. WHERE: Quilles Nativité Bowl in Cornwall from 2-5 pm. COST: $20/person (includes 2 games, shoes, popcorn & drink). Contact Bev Lapointe to register: email@example.com or by calling 613-933-1138, ext. 28.
All ages! All abilities! Join us for an afternoon of fun, while helping raise funds for springtime clean up and maintenance in our local cemeteries.
ALPHA REUNION CELEBRATION!
All are Welcome to Come and See! Mark your calendars for THIS Thursday, March 30th, 6:30pm at Shalom House, Alexandria. Reconnect with friends or make new friends and come check out an Alpha gathering. Refreshments will be served. There is no commitment and no cost. For more information, please contact Inez at 613-347-7666, firstname.lastname@example.org
or Elizabeth at 613-527-3209, email@example.com
WOMEN’S MORNING OF REFLECTION
Please join us Sat. April 1 from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm at the Our Lady of Grace church, located on College St. in Ingleside, for mass, confession, breakfast, a talk and the rosary.
Fr. Augustine is our celebrant and also our speaker. He will share with us his recent trip home to Nigeria, the situation there and also how he was able to use our offerings to help the people there. A free will offering of $5 is appreciated. For any inquiries, please contact Heidi Krol 613 347 3561 or Marilynn Light 613 537 2021
HOLY WEEK SCHEDULE
April 2, Palm Sunday (regular Saturday and Sunday Mass times, in each parish)
April 6, 7pm, Holy Thursday (St. Finnan’s Basilica)
April 7, 3pm, Good Friday (St. Finnan’s Basilica)
April 8, 8pm, Easter Vigil (St. Finnan’s Basilica)
April 9, Easter Sunday (regular Sunday Mass times, in each parish)
REOPENING: CATHOLIC INFORMATION CENTRE BOOK AND GIFT SHOP
Official opening: Monday, April 3rd, 10-4, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at new location Unit 1 – 812 Pitt Street, Cornwall (in Plaza near Sharyn’s Pantry) Open 10am-4pm Monday to Friday. 613-933-5099
Please consider attending our next meeting to discuss future options. Our next key meetings with all parishioners, at our four churches will take place after Easter:
April 11: 6:30pm, St. Catherine of Sienna, Greenfield
April 13: 6:30pm, St. Anthony, Apple Hill
April 17: 6:30pm, St. James, Maxville
April 18: 6:30pm, St. Finnan’s Basilica, Alexandria
All parishioners are encouraged to participate. Let’s continue praying for each other. Come Holy Spirit. For further details click here.
GOOD FRIDAY FISH & CHIPS
The Knights of Columbus Council 755, 205 Amelia St, Cornwall, will be holding their Good Friday Fish & Chips supper on Friday, April 7th in their Downstairs Hall. It will be served from 4:00pm – 7:00pm. Tickets are $15.00 per person and are available at the bar or by calling (613) 932-7600.
LENTEN JOURNEY WITH THE HOLY SPIRIT
During lent St. Francis de Sales Parish will be pondering the work of the Holy Spirit in our lives as we watch, and discuss, the Wild Goose videos. On Wednesday mornings (beginning on March 1st), coffee will be served in the hall following morning Mass. The videos will begin at 9 AM. EVERYONE WELCOME!
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
EVENTS AT NGP
To stay up to date on the events (i.e. CWL meetings, K of C meetings, etc.) at the North Glengarry Parishes, click here
Click here to make a donation to the parish.
St. Finnan Catholic School is now 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.
SUMMER STUDENT POSITION
St. Raphaels Friends of the Ruins are hiring a summer student as curator/tourist guide. Full job description is posted on the St. Raphael’s Facebook page. This is a 40 hour a week position. Please forward resumes to email@example.com
SALESIAN SUMMER CAMP IN CORNWALL – APPLY TO BE A YOUTH LEADER!
It is time to plan your participation in the Salesian Summer Camp from July 3rd to July 28th. Yes, we will have four weeks full of activities, outings, sports, arts and crafts and music for children ages 7 to 15 directed by the Salesian Sisters of St. John Bosco. Thanks to funding from the Canadian government, we hire Youth Leaders for 6 weeks to direct the summer activities. See the requirements and application form here: https://bit.ly/SalesianYouthLeader or scan the QR code below. Please apply before March 31, 2023.