Bulletin-Sunday, December 29th, 2013

New Year's Schedule

New Year's Eve:

Feast of Mary, Mother of God

Tuesday, December 31st, 2013

5:15 pm Mass (Cantor)


News Year's Day:  Feast of Mary, Mother of God

Wednesday, January 1st, 2014

10:00 am Mass (Choir)

12:00 noon African Catholic Community Mass


Feast of the Epiphany

Sunday, January 5th - 10 a.m. Mass

12 noon  African Catholic Community Mass


Mass Intentions

Rosary at 11:50 a.m.

Tues. December 31st: Seventh Day Within the Octave of the Nativity

5:15 pm Mass

1 John 2.18-21, Ps. 96.1-2, 11-12, 13, John 1.1-18

Wed. January 1st: The Solemnity of Mary, The Holy Mother of God (Holy Day of Obligation)

10:00 am Mass

Numbers 6.22-27, Ps. 67.1-2, 4-5, 6-7, Galatians 4.4-7, Luke 2.16-21

Thurs. January 2nd: St. Basil the Great & St. Gregory Nazianzen

12:05 pm:  Rose Stepanko +

1 John 2.22-28, Ps. 98.1, 2-3ab, 3cd-4, John 1.19-28

Fri. January 3rd: ferial

12:05 pm:

1 John 2.29; 3.1-6, Ps. 98.1, 3cd-4, 5-6, John 1.29-34

Sat. January 4th: ferial

 5:15 pm: Maria Ciani +

1 John 3.7-10, Ps. 98.1, 7-8, 9, John 1.35-42

Readings for the Feast of the Epiphany  - January 5th, 2014

1st Reading: Isaiah 60.1-6

Responsorial Psalm: 72.1-2, 7-8, 10-11, 12-13

2nd Reading: Ephesians 3.2-3a, 5-6

Gospel: Matthew 2.1-12

Please pray for all our students who are preparing for their Sacraments.


Offertory Envelope Boxes for 2014

are available at the entrance of the church

Please call Pamela at the Parish Office during office hours if

- You have a change in your names/address; or

- If you name/address is incorrect; or

- If you are a new parishioner and would like to have a        box assigned to you; or

- If you cannot find your box


2014 Missals

2014 Missals are available to be purchased at all the Masses.  The cost is $5.00


Masses Available

For those who would like to offer Masses on weekdays, we have a few days every week where there are no intentions.


Pre-Authorized Giving Plan

Is God the first item on my family budget?  How faithful am i in supporting the mission of the Church?  Support can now be automatic through a pre-authorized giving plan available to our parish.  Brochures are available at the entrance of the church and at the parish office.  To participate please complete the authorization form.  Forms may be returned in the collection basket or mailed to the parish office.


Parish Membership - Welcome new parishioners!

To be a registered member of our parish is to have a sense of belonging to a Community of Faith.  Please introduce yourself/family to the pastor and register as soon as possible.  All parishioners especially those who live outside our parish boundaries are expected to complete a Parish Registration from and use Sunday Offertory Envelopes.  This will greatly assist the Parish Team when parishioners request sacraments, funerals or letters of reference.  N.B. Please notify the parish office if you change your address or family information.

Upcoming 100th Anniversary Events

Please mark on your home calendars

January 25, 2014 - 6 p.m.

Chili Supper and Karaoke Night

March 2, 2014 - after 10 a.m. Mass

Pancake Breakfast organized by the Scouts


Baptism Preparation Session

Please pick up a baptismal package from an usher at the entrance of the church or at the parish office.

All parents wanting to have their child baptized in the upcoming months must speak with Carol Soloman, Lay Pastoral Assistant before each Baptism Preparation Session.  Please note that the Baptism Date must be confirmed with Carol before you make arrangements for family and friends to attend.  Monthly baptisms are on a first come first served basis.

The next Baptism Preparation Session will be Saturday, January 11th at 10 am  in the St. Marguerite Room (off of large hall)  The upcoming Baptism dates are:  January 19th, February 16th & March 16th at 2 pm.