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November 19 Listopad - 33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time

Schedule of Masses:

      Monday –  November 20 - Mass in Polish/po polsku -5:00 p.m. + Piotr Mankowski (Brat z Zona)

      Tuesday – November 21-  Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary (M) - No Mass 

      Wednesday - November 22 - St. Cecilia (M)  -   6:30 p.m. Rosary & Novena to O.L.O.C. - 7:00 p.m. Wypominki / All Souls - Bible Study after Mass

      Thursday -November 23  - No Mass

      Friday - November 24   - St. Andrew Dung-Lac (M) - 3:00 p.m. Chaplet to the Divine Mercy -7:00 p.m. Wypominki / All Souls  -  Chaplet to the Divine Mercy after Mass- Adoration from 3:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m.

      Saturday - November 25 - 5:00 p.m.   Parishioners

      Sunday - November 26 - Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe - 34th Sunday in Ordinary Time  -  8:00 a.m. + + Stella Burchat & all deceased from Burchat & Prince Families  (Adolph Burchat) -10:00 a.m. + Janusz Cichocki (Siostra z Mezem)

                 in your prayers please remember:

      • All those hospitalized
      • Fr. Stanislaw Bijak, OMI
      • Everyone recovering from or waiting for surgery or treatments.
      • All our sick, & elderly parishioners.
      • All those at the manor, lodge and homebound.


A Heartfelt Thank You to everyone who helped with the sweeping of the Church. Your hard work and dedication is greatly appreciated.

Annual Christmas Craft Sale: on Saturday November 25th from 9:30 until 2:30 p.m. We are asking for article donations for our silent auction table, as well as donations for the home baking table. Contact Drenda at 613-757-3298 for more information

Support Hospital equipment for heart health with a donation to the St. Francis Valley Healthcare Foundation’s Tree of Lights Campaign this Christmas.  Purchase a bulb in honour/memory of someone special.  Join us as well for: the Annual Tree of Lights Celebrations, Friday, December 1st at 6:30 p.m. at the Barry’s Bay Railroad Station; the Tree of Peace, Friday, November 24th at 6:00 p.m. at the Killaloe Township Office; the Palmer Rapids Tree of Love, Sunday, December 3rd at 6:00 p.m. at the Palmer Rapids Community Centre.  Lots of fun for the whole family!  For more information call 613-756-3045 ext. 217.

NET Canada presents: “The Search” a one day retreat for youth age 14 to 18 on Sat. Dec. 2nd from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. and lunch is included. At St. Hedwig Church, Parish hall in Barry’s Bay. The cost is $10.00 and the deadline to register is Mon. Nov. 27th. Contact Yvette at 613-732-7933 ext. 208.

St. Andrew’s Church Auxiliary will be sponsoring a Turkey & Cash Bingo ($300 jackpot) on Tuesday, December 5th.  Doors open at 6:00 p.m. with bingo commencing at 7:00 p.m. Restricted to 18 years of age & over.

The St. Andrew’s School Council Christmas Craft Sale will be held on Saturday, December 9th, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the Parish Hall at St. Andrew’s Church, Killaloe.

Lenten Pilgrimage to Israel with Fr. Michael Scherrey, Companions of the Cross. March 15-26, 2018. 12 days/10 nights following in the footsteps of Jesus, Mary and the Apostles. Price includes all fares, fees, tips, stipends, taxes, & meals except lunches. $3849 per person (double occ) Limited space.  Information Meeting Mon. Nov. 27 St. Columbkille at 7:30 pm.  Contact Laurie Courchesne-Dooley (613)732-5739 e-mail lafrcodo@outlook.com.

Diocesan Marriage Preparation Programs: are available at the following parishes: St. James the Less in Eganville, Sat. Oct. 14th & Sat. Oct. 28th. St. Francis Xavier in Renfrew, Sat. Feb. 24th & Sat. March 3rd. Our Lady of Lourdes in Pembroke, Sat. April 7th & Sat. April 14th. The evening sessions listed on the registration form are not available due to lack of interest at this time. For further information and registration forms and deadlines, contact Yvette Boruque at 613-732-7933 ext. 208 or yvettebourque@pembrokediocese.com.

Altar Servers: I would like to encourage and invite young people & adults to be Altar Servers during the Masses

Please do not use the religious article corner at the back of the church for a drop off for unwanted and/or used religious articles. If you need assistance for proper disposal of such items, contact Fr. Jan.

St. Mary’s Cemeteries’ Bylaws prohibit the placement of all candles (including tea lights, glass and plastic encased, etc.) in St. Mary’s and St. Stanislaus Cemeteries.  This not only is a fire hazard during the dry season but a danger during the grass cutting season because of broken glass and plastic.  Solar lights are allowed beside monuments or suspended on hangers.

Friday Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament: from 3:00 PM to 8:30 PM. Please sign up on the list for Friday Adoration at the back of the church. Please choose your hour. Thank you and God bless you.

The DVD Story of Canada’s First Polish Settlers Part 1, with English & Polish subtitles, is now available for sale for a cost of $20.00. If anyone is interested, please see Fr. Wojciech.

The Proud Inheritance, Ontario’s Kaszuby, a beautiful book available at the rectory for the cost of $15.00.

As women, we need to recharge our “spiritual batteries” to carry out our daily duties. As members of the Rosary Society, we would like to make the 1st Saturday of every month, a special day of bringing our concerns before our Lord in the Holy Eucharist. We invite everyone to join us on the 1st Saturday of the month to participate in the Mass which will be celebrated for this intention.

The Madawaska Food Bank has received numerous requests from people to provide an address where financial donations can be sent. To donate by cheque, please send to the following address: Madawaska Valley Food Bank, Box 161, Barry’s Bay, Ontario, K0J 1B0

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