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The Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ

23 June 2019


“This is my body, which is for you.”




Today we celebrate the gift of Christ’s body and blood as nourishment for our pilgrimage on earth towards eternal life.  Through Christ’s transforming sacrifice, we enter into his death and resurrection.


Todays Readings


First Reading: Genesis 14:18-20


Melchizedek, priest and king, offers bread and wine to God in thanksgiving for the blessing of peace.


Second Reading: 1 Corinthians 11:23-26


St. Paul hands on to God’s holy people at Corinth Jesus’ words of blessing at the Last Supper.


Gospel: Luke 9:11-17


Jesus takes, blesses and breaks the five loaves and two fish to feed the people with an abundance of food.




Monday, 24 June

5:15 p.m.  Iria Casquilho – The Family

Tuesday, 25 June

9:00 a.m.  George Teves – Parents

Wednesday, 26 June

9:00 a.m.  Louise Ryan – Kathy & Mike

10:30 a.m.  Extendicare – Adele Maschi – Marguerite & Angus Grant

Thursday, 27 June

 9:00 a.m.  Bernice Quinlan – Katherine Quinlan

Friday,  28 June

5:15  p.m.  Gus MacGillivray – The Family

Saturday, 29 June

5:15 p.m.  June Lafave – Ann Lefave

Sunday, 30 June

9:00 a.m. Alexander, Isabelle, Ellwood & Dell Potter and Shirley & Leon Dillon – Audrey Lacey

11:00 a.m.  People of the Parish

NEXT WEEK 29-30 June 2019






Eucharistic Ministers





29 June

5:15 p.m.


A. Paquin

H. Pasko

Deacon Wojcik


J. Lachance


F. Carter

A. Kelly

R. Lachance

D. Mazzolin



30 June

9:00 a.m.


D. Balemba

S. Balemba

Deacon Wojcik


C. Purcell


R. Emmons

S. Eves

T. McCue

D. Neddow



30 June

11:00 a.m.


F. Levesque

K. Soriano

Deacon Wojcik


M. Turano


J. McLaren

M. Strong

P. Tetro

G. Velasco






29 June

5:15 p.m.




9:00 a.m.



30 June

11:00 a.m.





R. Canning

S. Drumm


H. Watt

E. Foley

A. McCaugherty


O. Muise

A. Krasna

E. Samson





Please remember in your prayers the following: Alex C.; Rosa Macedo; Chandra Gibson; Joe Saccon; James Parsons; Rob Hurst; Jane Meeks; Marie McNeill; Judy Dowling; Ossie Fisher; Millie Lane; Kathleen Forsyth; Trudy Potvin.; John Dowling; Desmond Dowling; Marcus Hacault; Steve Bruce; Laure Unger; Joe Fonsec; Tom Loughheed; Lise Loughheed.


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.




SCENTED PRODUCTS Some people suffer from severe allergic reactions to perfumes, colognes, and after-shave lotions; it would be appreciated if you could refrain from using these products while attending Mass.  Thank you.


JUNIOR LITURGY The last day for Junior Liturgy before the summer break will be this Sunday, 23 June 2018.  We are in need of volunteers for the 2018-2019 school year and invite anyone wishing to assist to call the parish office at 613-547-5004.  If any parents of children attending Junior Liturgy, or other parishioners, wish to help out, please let us know, so that we can continue this Sunday service.  You will be trained and will always have another volunteer with you.


COINS FOR LIFE On 29-30 June 2019, containers will be available for you to take home after all Masses.  Please fill the containers over the summer and return them on 21-22 September 2019.  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 – 613-389-4472 or 613-382-1084.


HOSPITALITY SUNDAY The next Hospitality Sunday will take place on Sunday, 30 June 2019, after the 9:00 & 11:00 a.m. Masses.  If you are able to provide snacks, please sign up at the entrances. Please join us for fellowship and refreshments.


FAREWELL MASS & GARDEN PARTY FOR KATHERINE QUINLAN  All are invited to attend a Farewell Mass and Reception for Katherine Quinlan as she retires after 21 years of dedicated service to the Archdiocese of Kingston as Executive Assistant to four Archbishops.  The Mass will take place at St. Joseph’s Church in Kingston on Monday, 8 July 2019, at 1:00 p.m., and will be followed by a garden party on the church lawn.  Please RSVP if you plan to attend to Elisabeth Santos at  613-548‑4461, or


CHURCH BULLETIN ADVERTISING Liturgical Publications will soon be setting up the advertisements for our church bulletin.  The advertising will begin in July 2019 and supports the bulletin service.  Please support the bulletin and advertise your product or service.  Call Liturgical Publications at 1-800-268-2637.




BILLINGS LIFE CLINIC Scientifically proven to be 99% effective & 100% natural.  Come learn about the Billings Ovulation Method, based on a woman’s naturally occurring sings of fertility and infertility.  Next clinic is Monday, 24 June 2019, at St. Paul the Apostle Church, from 7:00-8:00 p.m. (Patio entrance).  Call us at 613-544-8495 or email


SEPARATED AND/OR DIVORCED Are you, or 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 one will take place on Tuesday, 25 June 2019, from 7:30-9:00 p.m., at Francis J. Spence Pastoral Centre, 390 Palace Road, Kingston.  The topic will be “Looking at Ourselves / Dealing with Stress.”  For information, call 613-548-4461.  All faith denominations welcome.


CURSILLO WEEKEND FOR WOMEN Pope Francis encourages us to encounter Jesus.  Held at the Providence Spirituality Centre, Kingston, the Cursillo Weekend on 11-14 July 2019 offers a short and profound opportunity to encounter Jesus.  Contact Diane Foley at 613-546-6224, or, or Fr. Shawn Hughes at 613-546-5221 X 4, or for information.


PILGRIMAGE TO SHRINE OF ST. ANN IN CORMAC on Sunday, 28 July 2019, with Archbishop Michael Mulhall and Fr. Brian J.T. Clarke.  The theme is, “Ordinary Disciples, Extraordinary Call.”  The principal Pilgrimage Mass will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m., with Archbishop Mulhall presiding, and a Mass of healing at 2:00 p.m.  Local priests will assist with the blessing of 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 memberships, and food and refreshments will be available.  Everyone welcome!  For information, see


145TH ANNUAL PILGRIMAGE to the Shrines of Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré and Cap-de-la-Madeleine on10-11 August 2019.  Our weekend Celebrant is Archbishop Terrence Prendergast, Archdiocese of Ottawa.  For information or reservations, call Mike Budge at 613-224-8110.  Space is limited; therefore, it is recommended that you reserve early.


TOTUS TUUS CATHOLIC SUMMER CAMP Registration is open for youth in the Archdiocese of Kingston.  A faith-based week-long camp that includes faith activities, skits, sports, crafts, music and outdoor fun.  Visit for information and to register.  Financial contributions to sponsor children are welcome.  Call Nadia at 613-484-2446 for information.


CHILAWEE TRAILS CAMP offers two one-week, overnight camps in August for girls 9-14.  Canoeing, sports, arts & crafts, participating in activities to promote spiritual growth, all accomplished through mentorship, character formation talks, secret angels and the opportunity to attend daily Mass.  A week of fun, friendship and faith awaits!  For information email or


WOMENS FALL RETREAT  Women of any age are invited to join us at our 10th annual Catholic Women’s Fall Retreat at Glen House Resort, Gananoque, on 20-22 September 2019.  The theme is, “Taste and See the Goodness of the Lord!” with speaker Dr. Anne Jamieson.  Break-out sessions, musical entertainment, delicious meals, accommodations and access to resort activities.  For information, or to register, call 613-989-5348, or go to, or contact Anne Caza.

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