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19th Sunday in Ordinary Time

9 August 2015


“Your fathers ate the manna in the desert and they are dead; but this is the bread that comes down from heaven so that a man may eat it and not die.”




We all tend to be very good at complaining about life’s difficulties. Jesus tells us to focus on what really matters: life lived to the full through giving and receiving love.


Todays Readings


First Reading: 1 Kings 19:4-8


Elijah complains that he has suffered enough. God feeds him and sends him on his way.


Second Reading: Ephesians 4:30 – 5:2


We are encouraged to stop our bad behaviour and to follow Jesus’ example.


Gospel: John 6:41-51


Jesus told the people to stop complaining and to look for real food, the living bread that guarantees eternal life.




Monday, 10 August

9:00 a.m. Cancelled

5:15 p.m. Gerald McGrath – Leon & Anne Garrett

Tuesday, 11 August

9:00 a.m. Mr. Anibal Pereira – Elena & Venancio Dos Santos & Family

5:15 p.m. Cancelled

Wednesday, 12 August

9:00 a.m.        Forgotten Souls in Purgatory – Chris Jones & Family

10:30 a.m.        Extendicare – Luigi Brazzoni – Marta Biscaro (moved from 1 July)

5:15 p.m. Cancelled

Thursday, 13 August

9:00 a.m. Guy Roy – Admiral Walk Social Club

5:15 p.m.         Cancelled

Friday,  14 August

9:00 a.m. Cancelled

5:15 p.m. Shirley Dillon – Michelle Romatowski

Saturday, 15 August

9:00 a.m.         Cancelled

5:15 p.m.         Pat Jones – Chris Jones & Family

Sunday, 16 August

9:00 a.m.  Giovanni Circelli – The Family

11:00 a.m.        People of the Parish


NEXT WEEK – 15-16 August 2015













15 Aug.

5:15 p.m.


T. Couto

H. Couto

Deacon Wojcik


Sr. Kalchbrenner


P. Scott

I. Stewart

A. Wilson

G. Pattenden



16 Aug.

9:00 a.m.


F. Walker

P. McCue

Deacon Wojcik


N. McCue


S. Eves

T. McCue

K. Mulrooney

D. Neddow



16 Aug.

11:00 a.m.


O. D’Abreo

G. Lesperance

Deacon Wojcik


D. Saunders


F. Asuncion

J. Ferreira

B. Krasna

P. Greenwood



Please remember in your prayers the following: Kerry Kozak; Terry Kot; Gerald Levesque; Hermina Lawlor; Donald Jackson; Carolyn Curry; Neil Oosterman; Kevin Kimmett; Tony Deodato; Jean Wells; Ciara Ryckman; Eileen Garrah; Paul Kozak; Jack Pattenden; Ashley Padvaiskas; June Emmons Church.; Frances Dwyer; Joe Verner; Donna Verner; John Light; David Tessier; Charles Virgin.


We will leave the name of the individual who is ill on the prayer list for one month. If at the end of the month prayers are still needed, we ask that a family member contact us to request prayers to be continued for another month. Please contact Pam at the office at 613-547-5004.



You are asked to remember in prayer those recently deceased, especially Vince Maloney.


If there are members of your family or friends who are ill or have recently died, and for whom you wish prayers, please contact the rectory to provide their names.





Tues. 11 Aug.


* 9:00 a.m. – Legion of Mary

* 7:00 p.m. – Baptism Preparation




Automatic Debit is available for those St. Joseph’s parishioners wishing to have their Sunday Offering and/or Building Fund Collection debited directly from their bank account on a monthly basis.


Those who wish to begin Automatic Debit, are asked to visit the parish office to complete the necessary paperwork.





Saturday:          5:15 p.m.                        Mass

Sunday:    9:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m.           Mass


Recitation of the Rosary precedes morning Mass at 8:35 a.m.

Monday:         4:00-5:00 p.m.                       Holy Hour

5:15 p.m.                        Mass

Tuesday:         9:00 a.m.                        Mass

Wednesday:   9:00 a.m.                           Mass

10:30 a.m.                  Mass (At Extendicare)

Thursday:   9:00 a.m.                              Mass

Friday:       4:00-5:00 p.m.                      Holy Hour

5:15 p.m.                         Mass

First Friday: Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.




BUILDING FUND  The monthly collection of the Building Fund will take place this weekend, 8-9 August 2015. Your support continues to make a difference. Thank you.


BIRTHRIGHT NEWS Thank you to all the parishioners at St. Joseph’s Parish who took home, and brought back, baby bottles in support of our work at Birthright. The total thus far is $1265.00. There are still quite a few bottles still out there; so if you have one at home, even if it is empty, please bring it back to the church as soon as you can. We are so blessed to have such generous support for our moms and babies.


MINISTRY TO SICK AND HOMEBOUND If you are unable to attend Mass, and wish to receive the Sacrament of the Eucharist, please call the parish office at 613-547-5004 to ask for a volunteer to bring you communion on First Friday.




SEPARATED AND/OR DIVORCED The New Life Support Group meets on alternate Tuesday evenings at 390 Palace Road, Kingston. The next meeting will take place on 18 August 2015, at 7:30 p.m. For further information, contact the Family Ministry Office at or at 613-548-4461.


HAM & TURKEY SUPPER will be held at St. Denis Church, Athens, on Wednesday, 19 August 2015, from 4:00-6:00 p.m. Adults: $12.00; Children 5-12: $6.00; Children under 5: Free.


“A WALK IN FAITH” will take place on Saturday, 22 August 2015, from 5:00-9:00 p.m., at St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church, 296 Church Street, Belleville. The program will consist of Holy Mass, praise and worship, preaching, adoration. Come and experience the love, mercy and healing touch of our Lord Jesus Christ, bring your loved ones and friends so they also can be touched by the Lord. Lead by Fr. Joby Kachappilly VC, Director, Divine Retreat Centre, Toronto, and the Divine team. For information, contact the church at 613-962-4634.


CURSILLO IN THE ARCHDIOCESE OF KINGSTON All Cursillistas are invited to a meeting to help re-establish the Cursillo movement in the Archdiocese. In our day, there is a real hunger for Jesus and the Gospel, and the cursillo is a way of meeting this desire and need. With the approval of Archbishop O’Brien, this is a call to all cursillistas to come together (Ultreya), to celebrate Mass, to experience small group reunion and participate in the re-founding of cursillo in the Archdiocese and to go forward. Please mark your calendar, 26 September 2015, at St. John the Apostle Parish (Patrick & Quebec Streets). You are asked to pre-regsiter to Friar Ed Debono,, with your name, address, phone number and email. Information with regard to time, and other particulars, will be forwarded to you by email. Remember the Mananita? It was a wake-up call. Pope Francis has said, “I’m counting on you to wake up the world.” Join the re-establishment of the Cursillo movement.


HEALING THE CHURCH UPDATE In response to your overwhelming interest, an identical additional conference on the crisis of clergy sexual abuse has been added on Friday, 11 September. All other details remain the same and the fee has been held at $25.00. Please contact Providence Spirituality Centre to 1) change your date of registration from Saturday to Friday, if that is best for you; 2) register for Friday OR, if room allows; 3) register for Saturday, 12 September. Contact at, 613-542-8826, or Registration closes 31 August 2015.


FALL OUTING TO ST. JACOBS Our Lady of Lourdes Parish is hosting a 2-day excursion to St. Jacobs on 16-17 September. The price per person is $200.00, which includes travel on a deluxe coach, hotel room (double occupancy), including a hot buffet breakfast, pool and hospitality room, buffet dinner, a $40 tax receipt, plenty of time for shopping at the recently reopened Farmer’s Market, the Outlet Mall and the quaint downtown shops. Get an early start on Christmas shopping and, if time permits, a guided tour of the area. This promises to be a very popular outing, so please purchase your ticket early. For more information, call Caroline Manley at 613-542-8473 or Theresa McKay at the parish office at 613-389-3532,


SIXTH ANNUAL WOMEN’S FALL RETREAT will be held 18-20 September 2015 at the beautiful Glen House Resort near Gananoque. The registration fee of $325 (double occupancy) includes 5 gourmet meals, 2 nights accommodation and access to the resort facilities. Come renew your faith and your spirit as you respond to the Lord’s invitation to come apart and rest awhile. For information and registration go to or contact Margie Ann McKinnon at 613-548-4461 or Annette Larmour at 613-258-7885.


RETREAT INVITATION to attend the annual Archdiocesan Retreat for Separated and/or Divorced, at Providence Spirituality Centre, on Friday evening, 2 October and Saturday, 3 October 2015. The retreat, ‘Welcoming Autumn’s Wisdom,’ facilitated by Anne Hurley and Kathy McGee, will be a time of reflection, rest and spiritual nourishment. Please register by 15 September 2015. For information, call the Family Ministry Office at 613-548-4461 or email


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