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The Most Holy Trinity
11 June 2017

“God…gave his only Son, so that everyone who believes in him may not be lost, but may have eternal life.”


God has revealed himself to us as Father, Son and Holy Spirit, three persons in one God. We praise him and give thanks for his loving presence among us.

Today’s Readings

First Reading: Exodus 34:4-6, 8-9

The Lord reveals himself to his people, rich in kindness and faithfulness.

Second Reading: 2 Corinthians 13:11-13

We are one through the grace of Christ, the love of God and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit.

Gospel: John 3:16-18

Out of love God sent his Son into the world that the world might be saved.

Monday, 12 June
9:00 a.m. Kidani Antonio – Rosa Kwak
5:15 p.m. Edith Corrigan – Shirley Kelliher
Tuesday, 13 June
9:00 a.m. Albertha Smit – Mary Clancy, Sharon Lillis & Barbara Quinn
5:15 p.m. Joseph Sammon – The Family
Wednesday, 14 June
9:00 a.m. Elsa dela Fuente – Romy & Lily Ramos
10:30 a.m. Extendicare – Lillian McKay – Maureen Murphy
5:15 p.m. Flavio Zegarra – Victoria Zegarra
Thursday, 15 June
9:00 a.m. George Teves – Parents
5:15 p.m. Haydon & Ursula Bullen – Sue Gollogly
Friday, 16 June
9:00 a.m. Diane Cribbes – Pat McConville & Mike Jordan
5:15 p.m. All Souls – Iria Casquilho
Saturday, 17 June
9:00 a.m. W. Herbert “Herb” Robertson – Marietta & Amado Marcial
5:15 p.m. Giovanni Circelli – The Family
Sunday, 18 June
9:00 a.m. Onofre Linsangan – Roger & Lorna Castro
11:00 a.m. People of the Parish

NEXT WEEK – 17-18 June 2017
Eucharistic Ministers

17 June
5:15 p.m.

T. Couto
H. Couto
T. Murphy
I. Curry
R. Lachance
D. Mazzolin
S. Peck
P. Scott

18 June
9:00 a.m.
S. Balemba
D. Balemba
M. Tudin
M. Cervenko
D. Dennee
R. Emmons
S. Eves
T. McCue

18 June
11:00 a.m.
Sr. D. Fournier
G. Lesperance
Deacon Wojcik
N. Balla
B. Krasna
J. McLaren
I. Stewart
M. Strong
17 June
5:15 p.m.
18 June
9:00 a.m.
18 June
11:00 a.m.

S. Sedore
O. Gowsell
I. Simoes
F. Jingsen Cao
C. Watts
R. Watts
I. Watts
P. Krasna
A. Krasna
M. Farrell

Junior Liturgy

T. Nguyen
N. Dennee
A. Fraser
C. McCabe

Please remember in your prayers the following: Helen Taillon; Yvonne Vickers; Margaret Pilcher; Kathy Veley; Tony Deodato; Ciara Ryckman; Jean Wells; Danny Denham.

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.


Instead of a General Meeting on Monday, 12 June 2017, we will attend the 5:15 p.m. Mass, followed with the Presentation of Pins to new and milestone members, then on to our Potluck Party, in the parish hall, at 6:00 p.m. Join us at whatever point you are able! Please call Mary Clancy at 613-544-4190 if you are able to attend, and to let us know what you will be bringing. This is our final get-together until September; so hope to see you there!

On Tuesday, 20 June 2017, at 5:45 p.m., in the parish hall, the CWL is honoured to host the Retired Priests’ Dinner. Any members who wish to assist are asked to call Barb at 613-544-4836. If you would like to donate some dessert, that would be great too; pies are a big favourite.

BUILDING FUND The monthly collection of the Building Fund will take place this weekend, 10-11 June2017. This month we will be replacing the aging roof on both the rectory and the garage, and wewill be assessing the condition of the church roof. Your support continues to make a difference. Thank you.

YOUTH ALTAR SERVER TRAINING If someone you know would like to start altar serving, or would like a bit of a refresher, we are having a training session on Saturday, 17 June 2017, from 10:30 a.m. until noon. Interested servers need to have received First Communion.

EDUCATION OF SEMINARIANS A special Diocesan collection for the Education of Seminarians will be taken up on the weekend of 17-18 June 2017. This collection will be forwarded to the Archdiocese no later than 15 July 2017. Thank you.

BIRTHRIGHT wishes to thank all parishioners who took home a baby bottle on Mother’s Day weekend. Please return all baby bottles on Father’s Day weekend. Thank you for your support. There are still a number of bottles outstanding from last year and we would appreciate all to be returned, even if they are empty, so that they may be reused.

ST. VINCENT DE PAUL Food Bags will be distributed this weekend, 10-11 June 2017, for return on the weekend of 17-18 June 2017. We also accept cheques written to St. Vincent de Paul or monetary donations. Thank you for your continued support.

SOCIAL & ECOLOGICAL JUSTICE GROUP MEETING will be held on the 4th Friday of the month at 9:30 a.m. The next meeting will take place on Friday, 23 June 2017. Please join us in the parish hall.

COINS FOR LIFE On 24-25 June 2017, containers will be available for you to take home after all Masses. Please fill them over the summer and return on 23-24 September 2017. Your spare change will help to fuel our efforts on behalf of Life. Please take a container, if you would like to participate. Sponsored by Campaign Life Coalition. For information, call 613-389-4472 or 613-382-1084.

FAMINE RELIEF FUND Development & Peace – Caritas Canada is pleased that the Government of Canada has launched a Famine Relief Fund to respond to the severe food crisis in northeast Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen, as well as other affected countries in Africa. All donations made to the Famine Relief Fund prior to 30 June 2017, will be matched, doubling the impact of your donation. Please donate by calling 1-888-664-3387; by sending the text message on your phone with the word PEACE to 45678 (to donate $10 to Dev’p&Peace); by mail at 1425 René-Lévesque Blvd W, 3rd Floor, Montreal, QC H3G 1T7 or at


50TH ANNIVERSARY PARISH BARBECUE will be held at Our Lady of Lourdes Parish, 18 June 2017, for all present and past parishioners, from noon-2:00 p.m. His Grace, Archbishop O’Brien, will preside at the 11:00 a.m. Mass and, immediately following, His Grace will join our parish family for the barbecue. There will be lots of fun and entertainment for the children. The best part of the event is that it is FREE. However, a free-will offering would not be refused! Complimentary tickets will be available at the Parish Office and after each Mass on 4-5 June and 10-11 June.

SEPARATED AND/OR DIVORCED Are you, or someone you know, experiencing the trauma of a Separation and/or Divorce? Where do you turn for help? Come to the New Life Group Meeting, a Catholic Ministry for the Separated and Divorced, on alternate Tuesday evenings, from 7:30-9:30 p.m. The next meeting will take place on Tuesday, 20 June 2017, at the Francis J. Spence Pastoral Centre, 390 Palace Road, and the topic will be “Easing Stress: Where to Turn.”

HANDMADE ONLY Craft Sale Looking for Vendors. Holy Cross Catholic Secondary School is hosting a Craft Show on Saturday, 14 October 2017, from 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. The cost to vendors is only $30.00 per table, with all the money going to the 2018 Jamaica Mission Trip. Vendors get to keep all profits from their sales. Admission to the show is FREE. Please contact Janina Haley at to reserve your table(s), and arrange payment before 15 June 2017.

SOLEMN MASS You and your family are cordially invited to a Solemn Mass to celebrate the Feast Day of St. Josemaria Escriva, founder of Opus Dei, on Wednesday, 21 June 2017, at 7:30 p.m., at St. Mary’s Cathedral, Kingston. Confessions from 7:00 p.m. Light reception to follow.

CURSILLISTAS You are invited to an ULTREYA on Sunday, 25 June 2017, at 2:00 p.m., at St. John the Apostle Church, 88 Patrick Street. It will consist of a witness talk, response, small groups, music, prayer and refreshments. All Cursillistas are invited to come out to renew old friendships and meet fellow Cursillistas. For more information, contact Mike & Diane Foley, in Kingston, at 613-546-6224, or email, or Neil & Margaret Cameron in Brockville, at 613-498-1702 or

WOMEN’S FALL RETREAT on 15-17 September 2017. Information may be obtained from the leaflets at the church main entrance or at

CAMP CAMINO for girls ages 10-13 and 14-16, at Providence Point Campground, Lanark, 5-11 August 2017. Cost is $450.00; discounts and bursaries are available. Register at

AN EVENING OF TASTING On Saturday, 30 September 2017, from 6:30-9:30 p.m., Our Lady of Lourdes Parish, 490 Days Road, will host a fundraiser for the restoration of the parish buildings: wine from the world, scotch from Scotland and delicacies from our kitchens and a silent auction, at Our Lady of Lourdes Parish Hall. Cost is $45.00. For information, call 613-389-3532, 613-389-1276 or 613-389-4368.