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Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

15 July 2018


It was the Lord…who said, Go, prophesy to my people.’”




God has a plan for each one of us, a plan that was formed long before we were born.  Let us now come before the Lord, that we may be able to hear what the Lord has to say to each one of us.


Todays Readings


First Reading: Amos 7:12-15


Amos is being scolded by the people, but he knows what the Lord has asked him to do, and he continues his mission.


Second Reading: Ephesians 1:3-14


Long before even the world was made, God chose us to be holy and blameless.


Gospel: Mark 6:7-13


Jesus sent the twelve apostles out in twos, and they drove out many demons and anointed sick people and cured them.



Monday, 16 July

5:15 p.m.     Gino Bidinost – The Family

Tuesday, 17 July

9:00 a.m.    Agripino dela Fuente – Romy & Lily Ramos

Wednesday, 18 July

9:00 a.m.    Terry Healey – Walter Healey

10:30 a.m.    Extendicare – Intentions of Haymans Family – Elizabeth Haymans

Thursday, 19 July

9:00 a.m.    Martin Cinzar – The Family

Friday,  20 July

5:15  p.m.  Giovanni Circelli – The Family

Saturday, 21 July

5:15 p.m.    Laurence Kelly – Kelly Family

Sunday, 22 July

9:00 a.m.   Manuel Goncalves & Deceased Members of the Goncalves & Cosme Families – Grace Goncalves

11:00 a.m.   People of the Parish

NEXT WEEK 21-22 July 2018






Eucharistic Ministers





21 July

5:15  p.m.



A. Paquin

G. Pattenden


Sr. L. Kearney

J. Lachance


I. Stewart

L. Garrett

R. Lachance

D. Mazzolin



22 July

9:00 a.m.


J. Watts

M. Cervenko


Sr. J. Kalchbrenner

B. Earle


F. Cuvelier

D. Dennee

R. Emmons

S. Eves



22 July

11:00 a.m.


K. Soriano

C. Kavanaugh

Deacon Wojcik


K. Colwell


J. McLaren

M. Strong

P. Tetro

F. Asuncion






21 July

5:15 p.m.



22 July

9:00 a.m.



22 July

11:00 a.m.





F. Cao

A. Lett


B. Evaristo

R. Gumboc

M. Castro


M. Farrell

M. Stabback

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.




THANK YOU to those parishioners who have brought donations of food to the rectory for the priests.  We have a number of containers, plates and pans in the parish office cleaned and ready for you to pick up.  Please drop in to pick yours up today.


LOST AND FOUND We have collected a number of items throughout the church over the past months: keys, bus passes, earrings, necklaces, bracelets, rings, debit cards, hair clips, rosaries, hearing aid cleaning kit, etc.  If you have lost any of these items, please visit, or call, the parish office, to identify your valuables.  We wish to return them to their rightful owners.




THE JUBILATE SINGERS A 30-person mixed-voice choir, invites applications for the position of paid piano accompanist.  Duties include weekly practices from September to June, Sing-Outs at Seniors’ and Long-Term Care homes, Christmas and Spring Concerts.  Applicants may apply at, or at David Adams, 58 Yonge Street, Kingston, ON K7M 1G5.


CHOIR FROM FRANCE visits St. Mary’s Cathedral.   Les Petits Chanteurs de Bordeaux, France, a 55-voice choir of boys and young men, ages 7-20, is celebrating its 70th anniversary with a tour to Québec and Ontario.  There are two opportunities to hear the choir: during the 10:30 a.m. Mass this 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 information, visit or contact Jeffrey Moellman, at or 613-546-5521, ext. 7.


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, 17 July 2018.  This will be our Summer Social.  For information, call 613-548-4461.  All faith denominations are welcome.


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 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, 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.


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.


ANNUAL CEMETERY MASS will be held on Saturday, 25 August 2018, at 11:00 a.m., at St. Charles Borromeo Parish, Read, with a light lunch following in the parish hall.  Everyone welcome.  For information, contact the parish office at 613-396-2846.


ARCHDIOCESAN RETREAT for Separated & Divorced will take place on Friday evening, 14 September, and Saturday, 15 September 2018, at Providence Spirituality Centre.  The retreat, ‘Hope/Beauty from Ashes,’ facilitated by Sr. Denise Bérubé, cnd, will be a time of reflection, rest and spiritual nourishment.  Deadline for registration is 25 August 2018.  For information, contact the Family Ministry Office at 613-548-4461 or email,


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 information, contact Annette Larmour at or  613‑258‑7885.


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; save the date.

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