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Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

1 July 2018


Do not be afraid; only have faith.




Today’s readings highlight God’s power, but, still more, God’s love for each one of us.


Todays Readings


First Reading: Wisdom 1:13-15; 2:23-24


Death is not of God’s making, nor does God rejoice in the destruction of the living.


Second Reading: 2 Corinthians 8:7; 9; 13-15


As you are rich in every respect, may you abound in charity, remembering that Jesus became poor so that we might become rich.


Gospel: Mark 5:21-43


Jesus brings good health to a woman who, for twelve years, has suffered from a haemorrhage, and restores to life a young girl, just twelve years old.



Monday, 2 July

5:15 p.m.      Joe Melo – William & Rita Murray

Tuesday, 3 July

9:00 a.m.     George Wojcik – Kevin & Dorothy Mulrooney

Wednesday, 4 July

9:00 a.m.     Eduardo Guanzon – Amado & Marietta Marcial

10:30 a.m.     Extendicare – Terry Healey – Marian Meagher

Thursday, 5 July

9:00 a.m.   Intentions of Kwak & Lee Families – Rosa Kwak

Friday,  6 July

10:00 a.m.   Kingsdale Château – Ernest Cupido – Christina Kennedy

5:15  p.m.    Giovanni Toffolo – Toffolo Family

Saturday, 7 July

5:15 p.m.   Marcelino Tavares – Gabriella Falcao

Sunday, 8 July

9:00 a.m.    Dan Keeler – Carol Keeler

11:00 a.m.     People of the Parish

NEXT WEEK 7-8 July 2018






Eucharistic Ministers





7 July

5:15  p.m.



C. Jones

H. Couto


E. Denham

M. Marcial


P. Greenwood

L. Garrett

A. Kelly

R. Lachance



8 July

9:00 a.m.


M. Tudin

P. McCue



D. Tudin

N. McCue


D. Dennee

R. Emmons

S. Eves

T. McCue



8 July

11:00 a.m.


K. Burbank

B. McIver


R. Kwak

S. Broekhoven


J. McLaren

M. Strong

P. Tetro

D. Kurman






7 July

5:15 p.m.



8 July

9:00 a.m.



8 July

11:00 a.m.





O. Gowsell

F. Cao

N. Cordeiro


B. Evaristo

R. Gumboc

M. Castro


M. Roque

K. Soriano

A. Krasna





Please remember in your prayers the following:  Helen Taillon; Yvonne Vickers; Kathy Veley; Tony Deodato; Ciara Ryckman; Jean Wells; Evangeline Talens; Jim McCarthy; Pauline Medora; Ron Teppett; Sheila Alarie; Millie Lane; Marie McNeil; Lauren Redwood; Judy Dowling; Harriet Hill; Jessica Gaulin; Luigi Nuvoloni; James Parsons; Robert Shaw; Shirley Adams; Taylor Emond; Steve Bruce; Theresa Nhidir;  Marcus Hacault; Sheila Allard.




You are asked to remember in prayer those recently deceased.


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.




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.




FIRST FRIDAY DEVOTION On Friday, 6 July 2018, adoration of the Blessed Sacrament will commence at 9:00 a.m. and continue until 5:00 p.m.  You are encouraged to spend an hour with the Lord.


BUILDING FUND  The monthly collection of the Building Fund will take place next weekend, 7-8 July 2018.  Your support continues to make a difference, especially this year as we proceed to put a new roof on the church.  Thank you.




SEPARATED AND/OR DIVORCED Are you, or is someone you know, experiencing the trauma of a Separation and/or Divorce?  Come to the New Life Group Meeting, a Catholic Ministry for the Separated and Divorced, on alternate Tuesday evenings.  The next meeting will take place on Tuesday, 3 July 2018, at the Francis J. Spence Pastoral Centre, 390 Palace Road. The topic will be “Solutions” to Daily Struggles.   The following meeting will take place on Tuesday, 17 July 2018.  This will be our Summer Social.  For information, call 613-548-4461.  All faith denominations are welcome.


ANNUAL CEMETERY MASS will be held on Saturday, 7 July 2018, at 11:00 a.m., at St. Carthagh’s, Tweed.  There will be a reception on the parish grounds following Mass.  Please, bring a lawn chair for your comfort.


STEUBENVILLE TORONTO Calling all teens in Grades 8‑12! Join over 1500 youth from across Ontario in attending an amazing high school youth conference, on 13-15 July 2018, UOIT Campus in Oshawa.  For information, contact Nadia Gundert at


CHOIR FROM FRANCE VISITS ST. MARYS CATHEDRAL  Les Petits Chanteurs de Bordeaux, France, a 55-voice choir of boys, ages 7-20, is celebrating its 70th anniversary with a tour to grand venues in Québec and Ontario.  There are two opportunities to hear the choir: during the 10:30 a.m. Mass on Sunday, 15 July 2018, or at a family-friendly concert at 2:30 p.m.  A free-will offering will be taken at the concert to benefit the choir and St. Mary’s Cathedral.  CDs will be available for purchase following the concert.  For more information, visit or contact Jeffrey Moellman, Director of Music, at 613-546-5521, ext. 7, or at,.


ROAST BEEF DINNER will be held at Sacred Heart of Jesus, 2905 Westport Road, Bedford, on Saturday, 14 July 2018, from 4:00-7:00 p.m.  Jeff Code and Silver Wings Band will entertain.  Silent auction, lots of free fun for the children, petting zoo, air castle and lots more.  Cost is: $15.00 for Adults; $5.00 for children.


CELEBRATION OF A CENTURY You are invited to attend an Open House in celebration of Edward James Lannigan’s 100th Birthday, on Saturday, 28 July 2018, from 2:00-4:00 p.m., at the Rockport Recreation Hall, Rockport.


PILGRIMAGE TO SHRINE OF ST. ANN IN CORMAC Plan to attend the 80th Annual pilgrimage to the Shrine of St. Ann in Cormac on Sunday, 29 July 2018, with Bishop Michael Mulhall and Fr. Denis Lemeiux.  The theme will be, “The Way of the Listening Heart.”  Mass will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m.; and a Mass of healing will be celebrated at 2:00 p.m.  Local priests will be assisting with the blessing with St. Ann’s oil.  A section of preferential seating in the shade will be given to those with lawn chairs.  Religious articles, St. Ann’s Mass League membership, and food and refreshments will be available.  Everyone welcome!.  For further information, please see


ANNUAL PARISH SUPPER will be held on Sunday, 29 July 2018, from 3:30-6:30 p.m., at Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish, Marmora.  The cost for the BBQ Beef & Pork supper is $15.00 for adults; $5.00 for children between the ages of 6-12 years; Free for children under six.  For information, please contact Dorothy Meehan at 613-472-5638.


PILGRIMAGE TO BASILICA OF OUR LADY OF GUADALUPE, MEXICO, PUEBLA, TAXCO AND ACAPULCO Under the spiritual guidance of Fr. Joseph Machaj and Fr. Jan Kusyk, this pilgrimage will take place from 10-20 October 2018.  Cost is $2300.00 Canadian (tips and taxes are included).  Arrangement by Polish Travel Agency ME TOURS-MEXICO ENTERO.  For information, and to register, please contact Fr. Joseph Machaj at 613-962-1092, or, or Fr. Jan Kusyk at 613-259-2155, or, or  Deadline for registration is 5 August 2018.


CURSILLO WEEKEND FOR WOMEN A Women’s Cursillo Weekend will be held on the weekend of 9-12 August, at Providence Spirituality Centre, Kingston.  For information, please contact Diane Foley at, or at 613-546-6224, or Lionel Ryan at or at 613-634-9588.


PILGRIMAGE TO QUEBEC Holy Family Parish is making this pilgrimage on 25-27 August 2018.  It will include a visit to Saint Anne de Beaupré, the Cathedral of Notre Dame du Cap, Notre Dame des Victoires in Old Quebec and the shrine of Saint Kateri Tekakwitha.  Estimated cost is $250-$300 per person, double occupancy, including transportation, hotel and breakfast.  Call Marie at 613-539-2348 for information.


WOMENS FALL RETREAT will take place 21-23 September  2018, at the Glen House Resort, Gananoque.  There is limited room availability; so register early.  For more information, contact Annette Larmour at 613‑258‑7885 or visit


WORKSHOP REDISCOVERING THE ART OF DYING with presenter Sister Nuala Kenny.  Doctor Nuala Kenny is a physician, ethicist, and former Nova Scotia Deputy Minister of Health.  She is an expert in palliative and end-of-life care.  The workshop will take place on Saturday, 13 October 2018, from 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m., at Our Lady of Lourdes Church, 490 Days Road.  Registration is $10.00 (lunch included).  More details will follow; please save the date.

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