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14th Sunday in Ordinary Time
3 July 2016

“Carry no purse, no haversack, no sandals.”


A sense of urgency drives the Gospel today; an urgency to recognize that the kingdom of God is indeed at hand and that its presence will be felt through our desire to be its witnesses.

Today’s Readings

First Reading: Isaiah 66:10-14

“Rejoice, Jerusalem,” says the prophet. Jerusalem’s days of mourning are over; all will delight in her new-found glory.

Second Reading: Galatians 6:14-18

St. Paul says the only thing he will boast about is the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ. He owes everything to Christ.

Gospel: Luke 10: 1-12, 17-20

Seventy-two people are sent out with what we would call today a serious lack of preparation. Disciples should not waste time on preparations for Christ’s mission.


Monday, 4 July
5:15 p.m. Martha Siasat Kho – Roger & Lorna Castro
Tuesday, 5 July
9:00 a.m. Daniel Peter Keeler – Carol Keeler
Wednesday, 6 July
9:00 a.m. Forgotten Souls in Purgatory – Chris Jones & Family
10:30 a.m. Extendicare – Laurenio Beleza – Morilia & Michael Borges
Thursday, 7 July
9:00 a.m. Sandra & Antonio Del Prete – Gennaro, Alberto & Maria Del Prete
Friday, 8 July
5:15 p.m. Leon Dillon – Debra Jackson
Saturday, 9 July
5:15 p.m. Flavio Zegarra – Victoria Zegarra
Sunday, 10 July
9:00 a.m. Joan Amodeo – Michael Amodeo & Family
11:00 a.m. People of the Parish
NEXT WEEK – 9-10 July 2016

Eucharistic Ministers

9 July
5:15 p.m.
S. McGrath
J. Saunders
E. Denham
Sr. Kearney
D. Mazzolin
I. Stewart
A. Wilson
S. Peck

10 July
9:00 a.m.
M. McLaughlin
A. Paquin
C. Purcell
N. Haunts

R. Audet
F. Cuvelier
D. Dennee
R. Emmons

10 July
11:00 a.m.
J. Gerretsen
C. Kavanaugh
A. Gerretsen
G. Goncalves
P. Tetro
F. Asuncion
J. Ferreira
P. Greenwood

9 July
5:15 p.m.
10 July
9:00 a.m.
10 July
11:00 a.m.

S. Sedore
O. Gowsell
I. Simoes
C. Watts
R. Watts
I. Watts
M. Sutton
D. Fernandes
T. Fernandes
C. Jeewoo Lee


Please remember in your prayers the following: Charles Millard; Willie Wylemans; Terry Kot; Kerry Kozak; Taylor Emond; Taryn Emond; Hermina Lawlor; Helen O’Brien; Giordana White; Teresa Tenuta; Marcus Hacault.

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.

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.


YEAR OF MERCY VOLUNTEER POSITIONS In this Year of Mercy, St. Joseph’s Parish will be showcasing volunteer possibilities.

LOVING SPOONFUL – Loving Spoonful, located at 559 Bagot Street, enhances access to fresh, healthy food in an empowering, inclusive and environmentally sustainable manner. It addresses poverty in its many forms by creating community and breaking down isolation, enhancing food skills, challenging stigma & creating inclusive spaces, connecting people and organizations in the community food movement. For information, contact Kayley Marsh at 613-507-8848. Hours vary depending on volunteer position. Download the Volunteer Application Form; fill it out and email it to; or use the online form at

BUILDING FUND The monthly collection of the Building Fund will take place next weekend, 9-10 July 2016. Your support continues to make a difference. Thank you.

SUMMER BULLETINS Because of summer vacations, and subsequent early submission of the bulletins in July, it is necessary to have the bulletin material a little earlier than usual. We apologize if you have submitted an announcement that does not appear in the bulletin during that time.


SEPARATED AND/OR DIVORCED You are welcome to attend the New Life Support Group on alternate Tuesday evenings at 390 Palace Road, Kingston. The next meeting will take place on Tuesday, 5 July 2016. The topic will be “Looking at Ourselves/Self Awareness – Room for Relaxation.” For information, contact the Family Ministry Office at or at 613-548-4461.

ANNUAL CHICKEN BBQ & RAFFLE EVENT will be held on Saturday, 9 July 2016, from 4:00-7:00 p.m., at Annunciation of Mary Parish, 659 Church Street, Enterprise. Adults: $14.00; Students up to age 12: $8.00; 4 and under: Free. Mass will be celebrated at 4:00 p.m.

ROAST BEEF DINNER, hosted by Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish, 2905 Westport Road, Bedford, will be held on Saturday, 16 July 2016, from 4:00-7:00 p.m. Homemade pies and cheesecakes will be served. There will be a Silent Auction, and Jeff Code & Silver Wings Band will entertain you. Lots of fun for children with a petting zoo, air castle, Mickey & Minnie Mouse, face painting, cotton candy, games and prizes. Adults: $15.00; Children: $5.00.

BBQ BEEF & PORK SUPPER FUNDRAISER Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish, Marmora, is hosting their annual parish supper fundraiser on Sunday, 17 July 2016, from 3:30-6:30 p.m., in the Holy Family Parish Hall, in the basement of the church, 46 Bursthall Street, Marmora. Adults: $13.00, or 2 for $25.00; Children 6-12: $5.00; Children 5 & under: Free. Take out available for adult servings only.

PILGRIMAGE TO SHRINE OF ST. ANN IN CORMAC Plan to attend the 78th Annual Pilgrimage on Sunday, 31 July 2016. For information, please visit

ST. KILIAN’S CHURCH, ARDOCH TURKEY AND HAM SUPPER on Saturday, 6 August 2016, at Clarendon & Miller Hall, Plevna, from 4:00-6:30 p.m. Adults: $12; Children under 12: $6.00. Bake sale and 50/50 draw.

SUMMER CAMP FOR GIRLS Camp Camino is offering a camp for young women (ages 10-13 & 14-16) 13-19 August 2016, at Providence Point, Lanark. The camp offers daily Mass, sports, games, bonfires and a whole lot more. Check out our video and early registration offers at

142nd ANNUAL PILGRIMAGE to the Shrines of Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré and Cap-de-la-Madeleine from the Arch(dioceses) of Ottawa, Gatineau, Pembroke, Mont-Laurier, Alexandria/Cornwall and Kingston takes place on13-14 August 2016. Visit and pray at the Door of Mercy. For information and reservations, call Mike Budge at 613-224-8110, or visit

MEALS ON WHEELS PROGRAM provides nutritious hot and/or frozen meals to seniors, the physically and mentally challenged and people recovering from illness or injury. The meals contribute to people’s health and enable them to remain independent in their homes. Hot meals are available Monday through Friday at a cost of $6.25 (Subsidy available for those who qualify) and are delivered between 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. Please call 613-634-0123 for information.

FESTIVAL OF THE SANTO CRISTO OF MIRACLES 2016 Father Manuel Tavares and the Parishioners of Our Lady of Fatima wish to invite you to join us to participate in the 35th Annual Santo Cristo Festival Procession, on Sunday, 4 September 2016, at 4:00 p.m. Please arrive by 3:30 p.m. at 588 Division Street. For information, please call Michael Borges at 613-547-0215.

SEVENTH ANNUAL WOMEN’S FALL RETREAT will be held at Glen House Resort in Gananoque, 16-18 September 2016. Our theme is Blessed Are the Merciful. Our presenter, Maureen Dufour, works in chaplaincy with the Ottawa Catholic School Board. She will lead four sessions on the Mercy of God. Alanna MacDonald and Norma LaCroix will teach us sign language for communicating with deaf people. Angie McCaw will lead music ministry. Riverside accommodations, catered meals, access to the pool, spa and other resources will add to a week-end of relaxation. An opportunity to receive the Sacrament of Reconciliation and to participate in Sunday Eucharist will bring inspiration. For more information, visit or call Sandy Laneville at 613-774-2555, or Margie Ann McKinnon at 613-283-4213.

SEPARATED AND/OR DIVORCED You are invited to participate in the annual Archdiocesan Retreat for Separated and Divorced at Providence Spirituality Centre, 18-19 November 2016. ‘Called to Transition and New Life,’ facilitated by Sr. Helen Russess CSJ, will offer an opportunity to reflect, to be renewed and refreshed in a safe, supportive environment. Register by calling 613-548-4461 or at

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