Welcome to the Home Page of St. Michael's Roman Catholic Parish, Bell Island,  Newfoundland. We hope that your visit to our Home Page will give you a sense of our parish. To learn more about our community visit:  www.bellisland.net 

 

Mass Schedule

Saturday  5:00 p.m.
Sunday 10:00 a.m.
Tuesday  7:00 p.m.
Wednesday  9:30 a.m.
Thursday  7:00 p.m.
Friday  9:00 am
   

 

Announcements: 
This section will highlight major events in our parish or updates to the the website. For general parish news check our weekly bulletin.                  
 
 

April 13 - 27, Bulletin


K OF C MEETING DATES: The next three monthly meetings of the Knights of Columbus:
Sunday, April 13, 2014 2 p.m.
Sunday, May 8, 2014 2 p.m.
Sunday, June 15, 2014 2.p.m.


PARISH FINANCE COMMITTEE MEETING: Thurs. May 8, 2014 after 7 pm Mass


MARRIAGES FOR MARY - There is a sign-up sheet in the back of the church for those who would like to go to the talk on Marriage - The Divine Plan by Gerard and Rita McCarthy. Following the talk there will be a desert served by candle-light. Please use the sign-up sheet so we may know how much desert to have on hand for the event. The event will take place on Sunday evening, April 27th at 7:00 pm.

SACRAMENT OF RECONCILIATION: Confessions will be available during Holy Week and on Divine Mercy Sunday at the following times:
Tuesday, Apr. 15th 6:30 pm Holy Thursday, Apr. 17th 6:00 pm
Good Friday, Apr. 18th 2:00 pm Divine Mercy Sunday, Apr. 27th 3:00 to 3:45 pm
(Regular confession times will stay the same during the weekend Masses.)


ARCHBISHOP'S PARISH APPEAL: The Archbishop's Parish Appeal is in support of the many programs of the Archdiocese; such as: the Spiritual development of our children; Youth Ministry; Chaplaincy services; Counseling and Family Services. Please give generously.

NEW COUNTERS: The parish is still looking for some additional counters of the collection.
If you would like to volunteer for this ministry, contact the parish office at 488-2525.


LENT AND GOING TO CONFESSION: - During the holy Season of Lent, the parish faithful are encouraged to seek the Sacrament of Reconciliation (Confession) before the arrival of Easter. Fr. John will be available to hear confession at any time upon request. Also, during the weekdays of Lent, confessions will be available (at various times) in the church before the weekday Mass. Parishioners are asked to check the confessional box to see if the light is on first . . . this will confirm that the priest is present in the confessional.


GRAND IN THE HAND: The April, 2014, tickets are now available after the weekend Masses in the back of the Church or at the Parish Office or by calling 488-2525.


For Your Information...

AN EVENING WITH THE ARCHBISHOP - ANNUAL DINNER AND AUCTION: May 21st, 2014 @ the Holiday Inn. Tickets now available! $200 each, with a tax receipt of $140. Contact Nancy Hickey at nhickey@nf.sympatico.ca or 685-9904.
Actively seeking silent auction donations! All contributions most welcome. Housewares, art, gift certificates, knitted, crocheted or crafted goods, even re-gifts! Please drop off at your parish office or the Archdiocesan offices at the Basilica. Actively seeking desserts for dessert auction! It doesn’t have to be fancy – although fancy works too. Please contact Maria Goodridge at grace1@nf.sympatico.ca. All proceeds from the Archbishop’s annual dinner help fund social justice and pastoral care programs of the Archdiocese.


Prayer for Christian Unity:

May all be one as you are, Father, in me, and I in you; may they be one is us; I in them and you in me, may they be completely one.  Lord, we who share in the sacraments of Christ ask you to renew the gift of holiness in your Church.  May all who glory in the name of Christians come to serve you in the unity of faith. Amen.


 

   
 

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This is a picture of one of the beautiful stain glass windows at our church. The windows were originally part of  Sacred Heart Church in Lance Cove and were donated in memory of former parishioners. When Sacred Heart Church was torn down in the mid 1980's the windows were placed in St. Michael's Church. Pictures of some of these windows are used as decorative sidebars throughout this website. 

 


St. Michael's Parish 
(Est. 1875)

Bell Island, Newfoundland
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