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March 30, 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.
BOSS HOME RELIGION PROGRAM: The next meeting for children and
parents is scheduled for Sunday, April 13, 2014, after the 10 am
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.
ST. PATRICK'S DAY CELEBRATIONS: A big THANK YOU!!! to all who
made this year's event so successful. Our proceeds to date
amount to $2,360.00. To Patricia King for soliciting sponsors
and preparing the St. Patrick's Day Booklet; to our performers;
to those who donated stews, rolls and/or money; to our kitchen
crew; to those who sold and/or bought tickets on our 50/50 Draw,
suppers, & concert; and to all those who came from near and far
to support us, our sincere Thank You! Without your presence, all
our efforts would be in vain. May God Bless You All!
EASTER FLOWER DONATIONS: This is the time of year when we place
our order for the supply of flowers for the Easter Season. If
you wish to donate to the purchase of these flowers in loving
memory of your loved ones, please submit your donation to the
Parish Office or put it in an envelope and place it in the
Church Collection with the names of those you wish to pray for
at the Easter liturgies. Thank you for your continued support.
HOLY THURSDAY CELEBRATION: Anyone interested in participating in
the Holy Week services by volunteering to have their feet washed
on Holy Thursday, please contact the Parish Office at 488-2525
or Rosanne Grant at 488-2190. It is a very humbling experience
but a very honourable one that is vital to our Easter Tridium
STATIONS OF THE CROSS ON FRIDAYS DURING LENT: - During the holy
Season of Lent, there will be Stations of the Cross following
the daily Mass on Fridays. The Parish faithful are also
encouraged to make a personal Way of the Cross in their hearts
in preparation for Easter.
NOW AVAILABLE: “GRAND IN THE HAND” TICKETS: If you wish to
purchase your "Grand In The Hand Ticket," tickets are NOW
available after the weekend Masses in the back of the Church or
at the Parish Office or by calling 488-2525.
THE CHRISM MASS is Thursday, April 3, 2014, at 7 p.m. at the
Basilica of St. John the Baptist. Music Ministers from
throughout the Archdiocese are invited to join the Basilica
choir. We will have a warm-up starting at 6 o'clock, in the Sr.
Kathrine Bellamy Choir Room, above the Marian/Blessed Sacrament
STEUBENVILLE ATLANTIC YOUTH CONFERENCE - A great conference
for youth and young adults in Halifax, NS from July 4-6. For
more information contact the Pastoral Office in St.
John's at 726-3660 or visit the conference website at
AN EVENING WITH THE ARCHBISHOP - ANNUAL DINNER AND AUCTION:
May 21st, 2014 @ the Holiday Inn. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. All proceeds from the
Archbishop’s annual dinner help fund social justice and pastoral
care programs of the Archdiocese.
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.