A BLESSING FOR MOTHERS
Almighty God has brought you the joy of motherhood: May he now bless you. Through the mercy of God and the intercession of the Blessed Virgin Mary, may you and your children one day come to share in the unending joys of heaven. Through Christ our Lord. Amen
Click here for this week’s mass intentions and please keep our parishioners in your prayers.
PLEASE NOTE CHANGE IN MASS TIME FOR WED. MAY 17, 2023: 5PM
ALSO, ADORATION WILL COMMENCE AT 12 PM ON FRIDAY, MAY 19, 2023: 12-4PM
Please keep our parishioners in your prayers:
Marie Aubin, Micheline Bougie, Susan and John Clark, Christopher Coleman, Annemarie Collard,
Mike Craig, Melanie Damphousse, Robert Dupuis, Patrick Kealty, Krista Kirkwood, Logan Kubli,
Guy Lauzon, Juliette Lavigne, Robert Lavigne, Margaret Lefebvre, Diane Leroux, Nicole Leroux,
Madison McDermid, Brad McMillan, Joe Rolland, Theresa Ryan, Michael Scott, Patrick and Sue Shannon, Braydon Topping, Marie Wilding, and Andrea Willard.
ROSES & BABY BOTTLES
St. Finnan’s CWL will offer Mother’s Day Roses at all Masses this weekend. Proceeds from free-will donations for the roses will be presented to Our Lady’s Missionaries (75%) and Catholic Missions in Canada (25%) at the Alexandria-Cornwall Diocesan CWL Convention.
*Also on the weekend of May 13th & 14th, St. Finnan’s CWL will offer Baby Bottles for Pro-Life. Parishioners are invited to take home a baby bottle, collect in it coins or bills (or a cheque!), and return the bottle on/before Father’s Day, June 18th. Your generous donations will be used to support Pro-Life initiatives. Thanks in advance for your generous support of these important campaigns!
This is a reminder of the upcoming collection of your Pastoral Works of the Holy Father offering next weekend: May 20/21, 2023. Thank you for your financial contribution.
Please join us at Shalom House every Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. Simply put, an experience of the gospel surrounded by food, conversation and prayer. The Rescue Project seeks to proclaim the gospel in a compelling and attractive way over eight weeks in a small group format. This experience is imbued with beauty, authentic humanity, and accompaniment. For more information, please contact Lorne.
SPAGHETTI SUPPER AND BAKE SALE AT STE-THÉRÈSE-DE-LISIEUX PARISH
The parishioners of Ste-Thérèse invite you to their spaghetti supper and bake sale, on Saturday May 13th from 5pm to 7:30 pm in their parish hall: 1304 Lisieux Street, Cornwall.
Menu: spaghetti, salad, dessert, tea and coffee. Price: $15/person and $5 for children under 12. Tickets at the door. For info: Hélène at (613) 933-0664.
CATHOLIC INFORMATION CENTRE
Are you in need of First Communion gifts? Come visit us at our new location at 812 Pitt St., Unit 1, Cornwall, (near Sharyn’s Pantry.) Open 10am-4pm, Monday to Friday. Saturday: 9am to 12 pm. For inquiries, please call 613-933-5099.
SALESIAN SUMMER CAMP
The Salesian Summer Camp for children ages 7 to 14 will take place from July 3 to 28, 2023. The registrations will take place at the Salesian Youth Center (300 Montreal Road) Take advantage of the Early Bird registration fee in May! The dates are: May 16th (4pm – 6pm) & May 18th (7pm to 9pm). The late registration day (with an additional $20) will be on June 6th from 7pm to 9pm. For more details (registrations fees, calendar and outings, registration form, financial aid, etc.) visit the https://www.donboscocornwall.com/index.php/en/
Youth volunteers at the Salesian Summer Camp: Do you want to volunteer in a youth
organization that is full of life this summer? Will you be in high school in September
2023? Give your name as soon as possible! The registration form is on the web site:
St. Finnan’s CWL offers 2 bursaries to graduating high school students who are active in St. Finnan’s parish. The application is available at Glengarry District High School or contact. R. MacDonell
at 613-525-3920. Deadline is May 19, 2023.
NATIONAL FIDDLING DAY
Come and enjoy the fun on National Fiddling Day at the Glengarry Celtic Music Hall of Fame in Williamstown. This toe tapping Ceilidh will take place on Saturday, May 20th, from
1-4 pm. Lemonade and goodies will be provided. Donations are welcome.
ENCOUNTER – FAMILY ADORATION
Meet, greet & mingle at 6:30 pm and event starts at 7 pm at St. Finnan’s Basilica on Thurs., May 25, 2023. Come with your family for an evening of adoration, confession & music followed by a social. Guest speaker: Kevin MacDonald. Presented by the North Glengarry Parishes. All are invited.
St. Finnan’s Basilica will be hosting an event for Seniors: “Not Retired” on Wednesday, May 31st, 2023. An event for seniors to encourage and equip them to grow and share their faith. Come and experience an engaging talk and testimony! Keynote Speaker: Monsignor Kevin Maloney. Talk and Testimony at
11:30 am, Mass at 12 pm, followed by lunch at 12:45 pm at Shalom House (170 St. Paul Street, Alexandria). Please register by calling or emailing the parish office at 613-525-1340 firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday, May 26th.
TEACH US TO PRAY
The Discalced Carmelite Secular Order under the patronage of Our Lady of Mount Carmel offers a lay vocation to the faithful. Teresa of Avila, Doctor of Spirituality, teaches us how to pray. We meet once per month at St. Patrick’s Basilica, 220 Kent St. Ottawa, ON K1R 5G2.
For more information contact Mary Ferguson at 613-360-1974.
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.
LIVE THE MONTH OF MARY
You’re invited to experience the month of May in communion with Living with Christ. Each day of the month, receive texts about and prayers to the Virgin Mary by email, FREE of charge. Click here to register!
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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