230 Queen Street East • Mount Forest, On N0G 2L0 • Phone: 519-323-1054

 

St MaryPurificationParish

230 Queen St, P.O. Box 128,

Mount Forest, Ont. Canada

NOG 2LO

Phone: 323-1054 or  Fax : 323-0117

 CONFESSIONS:  Saturday from 4pm -- 4:30pm                    

     Office Hours:

(Monday-Tuesday-Thursday -9am-3pm / 12-1 lunch)

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BULLETIN FOR SUNDAY AUGUST 30, 2015.   

 

Tues:   Sep 1    8:30 a.m.         No Mass

Wed:   Sep 2     8:30 a.m.         No Mass

Thur:  Sep 3     8:30 a.m.         Alma Raftis req Anna Marie Raftis

Fri:     Sep 4     8:30 a.m.         Margaret & Leo Coulson req Wilf Coulson

Sat:     Sep 5    5:00 p.m.        Thelma Marray req Bob & Mary McIntee

 

ALTAR SERVERS   

5:00 p.m.   GROUP # 1 – Melissa vanStaveren, Nathan  vanStaveren, Alexandra Townsend

9:30 a.m.    GROUP # 2 – Ben Wildeman, Abby Walker, Lexi Walker

 

 

LECTORS                                        COMMUNION MINISTERS                       GIFTBEARERS

5:00 p.m.    Larry Carney                              Carol Ann Rice                                Gerald & Deb Ellis

9:30 a.m.    Rachel McCarthy            Roslyn Fortier / Sister Dora                       Dave & Donna Meyer

 

ALTAR CARE                                  CHALICE- Sep 5-12                              MASS FACILITATOR

M. Gorman / M. Hammond                         Evelyn Collins                                               open

 

CHILDREN'S LITURGY summer break      Hall Set Up – team #2 – Aug 31-Sep 6

 

OFFERTORY- $2,512.50         Shuffleboard - $180.00       Thank you.

 

ST. PETER MISSION -  Loretta & Jim Murray, req: Dot Bourgeois

COMMUNION  MINISTER – A. Diemert      LECTOR-   B. Schmitz                             

USHER -   P. Culliton 

OFFERTORY $399.00     Thank you.

 

FROM THE PASTOR

  

COME TO THE PARISH PICNIC TODAY…………… SEE YOU THERE !!!

 

 

 

PARISH PICNIC

 

This Sunday afternoon @ 12:30 in the parish hall!  Anyone can attend.  It's not too late! It's POTLUCK! I would like to see as many parishioners as possible attending. All are welcome!!

 

 

 

CEMETERY MASS

 

There will be a cemetery Mass on Saturday, September 12th  at 2pm.  Please bring a lawn chair.   All are welcome.  In case of rain the Mass will be postponed.

Parishioner has moved.

Lorraine Schouten has  moved to a retirement building in Milton, On.  Her new address is: Seasons Milton, 760 Bronte St. S. Milton, On     L9T 8X4. If you would like to send a card or letter I am sure Lorraine would love to hear from you. 

 

 

50/50

The 50/50 July ticket number drawn is #421396.  Call Bill Dineen if you have the winning ticket. 

 

 

 

DIOCESAN PRAYER CALENDAR

 

    Monday              - Rev. Charles Galea

    Tuesday               - Rev.  Sutherland MacDonald

    Wednesday         - Chancery Staff

    Thursday            - Rev. Joseph Michel

    Friday                 - Rev. Ronald Hodara

    Saturday               - Rev. Anthony Azzopardi

FOR OUR BELOVED DEAD

Let us remember in prayer all our loved ones who have been called home to the Kingdom.  We especially pray for Reverend Robert Liddy, CR, died on Friday, August 21, 2015.  Also, Thelma Marray, wife to Frank Marray from our parish.  May they rest in peace.

 

 

PRAY FOR THE SICK OF THE PARISHES

We pray for all our sick parishioners, especially for Harvey Moyer, Robert Vessie, Terry McCabe and Carol Boughner, and for the recovery of Ted Droog and Dustin Purvis. 

Please advise the office when a name is to be removed from this list.

 

 

PRAYING WITH THE SISTERS OF ST. JOSEPH

All interested women are invited to join the Sisters of St. Joseph at the Residence at 574 Northcliffe Avenue, Hamilton on Saturday, September 19th from 9:30 a.m. until 3 p.m.  The theme for the day will be ‘Discernment' led by Sister Nancy Sullivan.  The day begins with Mass and there will be time for personal prayer and reflection. 

Lunch is included.  Suggested contribution is $20.  Please call 905-528-0138 for directions or to register by September 13th.

 

 

 

KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS

The Hanover Knights of Columbus is having a "speaker series" during the fall months just for Knights. We want to encourage the Knights to attend these evenings.  The Fall Speaker Series is held once a month from September to December (Sept 9, Oct 14, Nov 11, Dec 16) at 7 pm at the K of C Hall, Hanover.  We look forward to your attendance. 

 

 

 

HELP HOTLINE

Here24seven

1-844-437-3247. Call anytime to access addictions, mental health & crisis services ….. Waterloo-Wellington-Dufferin areas. It's our job to be your guide. Figure out your needs and help you navigate the system.  This leaves you free to focus on maintaining hope and pursuing recovery. If you have any concerns, we hope you'll get in touch.  We're here 24/7.

 

 

 

OWEN SOUND & AREA

Bereavement Support Group

What is Grief Support? Wednesdays: Sept 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th, Oct 21st & 28th from 2:00-3:30 pm at Mapleview Long Term Care, 1029 4th Ave West, Owen Sound with Facilitator: Rev. Harry Huff.

 

  It is a way to express our experience of loss

  It is support & compassionate caring for family

      members & friends of the deceased

  An opportunity to share feelings or just to listen and

      not be alone

 

Groups meet for 6 sessions; no charge to attend; pre-registration is required. For information & registration:

519-371-5331 x223 - Jacqueline.herbert@von.ca

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FALL SESSIONS FOR LECTORS AND MINISTERS OF COMMUNION.

The upcoming Fall formation sessions for liturgical Ministers is quickly approaching September 12 (Burlington) and October 3 (Guelph) for Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion. November 21 (Waterloo) and December 5 (Waterdown) for Ministers of the Word. Please remind your parish Ministers of Communion and Ministers of the Word of these upcoming formation opportunities.  Registration brochures are available.  Did you know:  it is mandatory from the Diocese to renew every 3rd year. 

 

 

 

THANK YOU

Thank you so much for your donations delivered to the Community Pantry.  There is always a variety of products which clients are to receive.  Thank you again.  You are part of a generous community and we're grateful.                Community Pantry Volunteers

 

HELP HOTLINE

Here24seven

1-844-437-3247.  Call anytime to access Addictions, Mental health & Crisis Services….. Waterloo-Wellington-Dufferin areas.   It's our job to be your guide. Figure out your needs and help you navigate the system.  This leaves you free to focus on maintaining hope and pursuing recovery. If you have any concerns, we hope you'll get in touch.  We're here 24/7.

                                        Bulletin Deadline is Wednesday Morning.rnin

CONFESSIONS:   Every Saturday at 4pm.

Sincerely, your new pastor  Rev Joe Selvanayagam 

email:  stmarymtforest@wightman.ca            Bulletin Advertising Deadline is Wed am.

 

 

 

    

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