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Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

30 June 2019


“Jesus resolutely took the road for Jerusalem.”




To be a Christian is to be a traveller.  We must always be moving forward, like Christ on the road to the kingdom.


Todays Readings


First Reading: 1 Kings 19:19-21


On the journey of life, a good companion is better than a good pair of shoes.


Second Reading: Galatians 5:1, 13-18


A misused freedom is the worst kind of slavery, for by it we enslave ourselves.


Gospel: Luke 9:51-62


The journey which Christ began to Jerusalem did not end in Jerusalem, because it is continued by his Church.



Monday, 1 July

5:15 p.m.  Brady Faroldi- The Family

Tuesday, 2 July

9:00 a.m.  Gino Bidinost – The Family

Wednesday, 3 July

9:00 a.m.  Maria Reia – Elena Music & Family

10:30 a.m.  Extendicare – Maureen Baker – Maureen Murphy

Thursday, 4 July

 9:00 a.m.  Intentions of Tony Bracken (80th Birthday on 6 July) – Rose McCluskey-Watson

Friday,  5 July

10:00 a.m.  Kingsdale Château – Anna Quarin – Camillo Sutin

5:15  p.m.  Mass of Thanksgiving – Mike & Rowena


Saturday, 6 July

5:15 p.m.  Don Cox – Catherine Karremans

Sunday, 7 July

9:00 a.m. Dan Keeler – Carol Keeler

11:00 a.m.  People of the Parish

NEXT WEEK6-7 July 2019






Eucharistic Ministers





6 July

5:15 p.m.


E. Bennett

H. Couto


J. Bennett

J. Saunders


F. Arruda

P. Scott

P. Greenwood

L. Garrett



7 July

9:00 a.m.


D. Balemba

S. Balemba


T. Castro

B. Earle


R. Audet

F. Cuvelier

D. Dennee

R. Emmons



7 July

11:00 a.m.


N. Balla

C. Kavanaugh


M. Foley

R. Webb


F. Asuncion

J. Ferreira

J. McLaren

B. Krasna






6 July

5:15 p.m.



7 July

9:00 a.m.



7 July

11:00 a.m.





M. Drumm

A. Lett


C. Udovc

M. Castro

R. Gumboc


M. Stabback

C. Davison

A. Doctolero




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 Fonseca; 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.




COINS FOR LIFE This weekend, 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 this Sunday, 30 June 2019, after the 9:00 & 11:00 a.m. Masses.  Please join us in the parish hall for fellowship and refreshments.


FIRST FRIDAY DEVOTION On Friday, 5 July 2019, 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.


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 or by calling 613-548‑4461.


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.




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, 9 July 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 / Self Awareness.”  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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