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Mass Intentions: February 24-March 3, 2024

Saturday, February 24, 2024:   5:00 pm (St....

Lent 2024

Repent, and believe in the Gospel. Lenten Retreat with Fr. Denis Lemieux March 10 - 13, 6:30pm at...

Nota Bene: February 25, 2024

FROM THE PASTOR'S DESK Our readings today are a powerful testimony to God’s profound love for each one of us. This is an important message that is conveyed during this holy season of Lent as we partake in the suffering, death, and resurrection of God’s only Son. It is...

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St. Anthony Church

3737 Old Orchard St.
Apple Hill, ON
K0C1B0

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St. Finnan Basilica

72 St. Paul Street
PO Box 340
Alexandria, ON
K0C 1A0

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St. James Church

14 Catherine St. East
Maxville, ON
K0C1T0

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Parish News

Stewardship Foundations

Stewardship Foundations

“Let us fix our eyes on Jesus, the author and perfecter of faith."Hebrews 12:2 Conference: February 27, 6:30pm (location: Maison Shalom House) God cares deeply about our success in the mission of reaching souls. What is God calling us, as a parish, to achieve for His...

Nota Bene:  January 28, 2024

Nota Bene: January 28, 2024

WORDS FROM OUR PASTOR Our readings today remind us of God’s authority. Life can sometimes look like the synagogue in Capernaum. We are living as disciples of Christ when we suddenly recognize evil around us - through events in our lives, temptations we are enduring,...

Mass Intentions:  January 27 – February 4, 2024

Mass Intentions: January 27 – February 4, 2024

Saturday, January 27, 2024:  St. Angela Merici, Blessed Virgin Mary 5:00 pm (St. Finnan) – for the Intentions of our Parishioners Sunday, January 28, 2024:  4th Sunday in Ordinary Time: 8:00 am (St. Finnan) – for Frank MacMillan by Ann & Glen McMillan11:00 am (St....

Nota Bene:  January 21, 2024

Nota Bene: January 21, 2024

WORDS FROM OUR PASTOR Today’s readings call us to be decisive in our faith. Simon, Andrew, James, and John demonstrate this decision for us in their response to Christ’s calling, "Come after me, and I will make you fishers of men." In both instances, the men...

Mass Intentions:  January 20-28, 2024

Mass Intentions: January 20-28, 2024

SUNDAY OF THE WORD OF GODWEEK OF PRAYER FOR CHRISTIAN UNITY Saturday, January 20, 2024:  Sts. Fabian and Sebastian;Blessed Virgin Mary 5:00 pm (St. Finnan) – for Marion & Hugh McDonald by Linda & Diane McDonald Sunday, January 21,...

Mass Time Changes

Mass Time Changes

I put before you the one great thing to love on earth: the Blessed Sacrament.J.R.R. Tolkien Again, thank you to all who participated on our poll about Mass times. Almost 35% of parishioners participated. A strong majority have suggested changes to our existing Sunday...

Nota Bene:  January 14, 2024

Nota Bene: January 14, 2024

WORDS FROM OUR PASTOR I have a dream. This week I met with our new Parish Pastoral Council (PPC), as well as our new Liturgy Committee, as we began a new Team Chartering Process. A team charter is a document that states a team or project’s mission, scope of operation,...

Mass Intentions:  January 13-21, 2024

Mass Intentions: January 13-21, 2024

Saturday, January 13, 2024:  St. Hilary; Blessed Virgin Mary 5:00 pm (St. Finnan) – for the Intentions of our Parishioners Sunday, January 14, 2024:  2nd Sunday in Ordinary Time: 8:00 am (St. Finnan) – for Michael Craig by the...

Parish Finance Council

Parish Finance Council

A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way.John Maxwell Updated: January 10, 2024 Members of your St. Finnan's Parish Finance Council: Fr. Jonathan Blake Dean MacDonell Kevin Rayburn Linda Morrow Bernie McDonell Anne MacGregor Barry MacDonald...

Parish Pastoral Council

Parish Pastoral Council

Where there is no vision, the people perish.Proverbs 29:18 Updated: January 10, 2024 Members of your St. Finnan's Parish Pastoral Council (PPC): Fr. Jonathan Blake Deacon John Kennedy Lorne Stang Emma Rayburn Nancy MacKinnon Jeannie Coleman Vincent Pilon Phil Grant...

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