Luke Guimond: Reflection for Solemnity of Christ the King

Good morning – as this is my first reflection, my name is Luke Guimond. I am a new-ish member of St. Joe’s and a member of the parish council. When I was asked which weekend in November I wanted as my début, my answer was easily the Solemnity of Christ the King. This was because the parish I grew up in was Christ the King parish, so I am wearing red (the parish’s colour) and have dawned my CTK parish pin as a result. More profoundly, the readings speak of how we are meant to act as followers of Christ. Continue reading Luke Guimond: Reflection for Solemnity of Christ the King

Eleanor Rabnett’s Reflection for the 33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time

First Reading: Proverbs 31:10-13, 16-18, 20, 26, 28-31
Second Reading: 1 Thessalonians 5:1-6
Gospel: Matthew 25: 14-30

This weekend’s readings speak loudly to me about “Love”, both how we are loved by God, how we receive that love, then share it with all who we meet. In preparing for today’s Reflection, I noticed that in each of the readings we are presented with the gifts of the Trinity: Creator (in the Proverbs), Jesus, our crucified Saviour (in Matthew’s Gospel), and the Holy Spirit (in Paul’s letter to the Thessalonians) And so will focus on the readings in that order. Continue reading Eleanor Rabnett’s Reflection for the 33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time

Parish Bulletin for the 33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time

Dear all,

Please find attached the bulletin for Sunday, November 19th: the 33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time. Our bulletin this weekend features updates from our Step Up Campaign as well as a message on stewardship from our Parish Pastoral Council. Don’t forget to put the Festival of Lessons and Carols in your calendar for the evening of December 17th.

Bulletin – Nov 19 2023

Parish Bulletin for the 32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time

This issue of our St. Joseph’s Parish Bulletin includes photos and a report from last Sunday’s bazaar, as well as an invitation to attend an upcoming Saturday evening potluck, news from the Women’s Centre, a reminder of the upcoming Mass time change for the Advent and Christmas seasons, and more.

Access the electronic version of the Bulletin here: Bulletin – Nov 12-2023

As you know, Joseph Maingot, a longstanding and active parishioner, died recently. Joseph’s funeral Mass is scheduled for November 17th, 2023 at 2pm in our church.

Parish Bulletin for the 31st Sunday in Ordinary Time

Hello all! Attached is St Joseph’s Parish Bulletin for this Sunday, Nov 5th: the 31st Sunday in Ordinary Time. We include important updates about our Advent and Christmas schedules. All are also encouraged to support the Christ-Centred Co-Journey Towards Healing collection taking place this weekend. Looking forward to seeing you all at this weekend’s Something for Everyone Bazaar!

Bulletin – Nov 05 2023

Parish Bulletin for the 29th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Hello all! Here is the Parish Bulletin for the 29th Sunday in Ordinary Time, October 22nd. We are looking forward to the Something for Everyone Bazaar which is coming up in 2 weeks! Also included are announcements from St. Joe’s Supper Table and Women’s Centre, as well as the first iteration of the Parish Pastoral Council’s new Monthly Column.

Bulletin – Oct 22 2023

Parish Bulletin for the 28th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Dear all,

Here is the bulletin for this Sunday, October 15th, the 28th Sunday in Ordinary Time. This is your last call for Autumn Harvest Dinner Tickets! Also included in this weekend’s edition are announcements about Confirmation preparation, our upcoming Something for Everyone Bazaar, and a monthly recap on our Step Up campaign.

Have a great fall weekend!

Bulletin – Oct 15 2023

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