21st Sunday in Ordinary Time.
Monday Aug 22: The Queenship of the Blessed Virgin Mary
Tuesday Aug 23: Saint Rose of Lima. MASS AT 7:00PM. No Mass in the morning.
Wednesday Aug 24: Saint Bartholomew
Thursday Aug 25: Saint Louis, Saint Joseph Calasanz
Saturday Aug 27: Saint Monica
Father will be away for annual clergy retreat. There will be no Mass from Aug 28,
Sunday 6:30 PM to Sept 2, Friday, 2022. In case of any spiritual needs (Emergency)
please contact St. Joseph’s parish office, GP.
Sept 3, First Saturday of the month: Sacrament of Reconciliation at 8:00AM. Rosary at
8:30AM. Mass and Novena at 9:00AM. Father is available for Sacrament of Reconciliation
after the Mass aswell.
Thanks to those who took part in the archdiocesean annual pilgrimage at Girouxville.
Big thanks: A big thank you to the generous donors to the roof project as well as to the
Rheaume Family Foundation for their matching donation of $10,000. You might have noticed
the shingles have been loaded onto the church roof. The contractor will soon start the project.
Please pray for favourable weather. We sincerely appreciate your generosity.
Nativity of Our Blessed Mother Sept 8: In view of the Nativity of Our Blessed Mother we
begin NINE days of Novena to Our Lady. This Novena will start from Tuesday Aug 30 th – 7 th
Sept Wednesday. Novena sheets are available at the foyer of the church. We encourage you to
participate in the Novena and pray for your family and rest of the world.
Kindly consider supporting your spiritual home. There are several ways you can contribute.
Pre-authorized debt, directly through your back account, cheques, online transfer. For more on
this program please visit our parish website/archdiocesean website
New Parishioners: Welcome! Please introduce yourself to parish priest/parish office/pastoral
staff and complete a registration form located in the vestibule of the church.
Baptismal preparations: Contact the parish priest/parish office minimum before 2 months for
preparation and arrangements.
Marriages: By appointment with at least SIX months notice to permit adequate preparation.
Volunteer’s needed for Various parish ministries: If you are interested to volunteers at
St. Mary’s /St. Patrick’s /St. Edmund’s parishes there are positions you can help with!
Liturgy, Celebration of Sacraments
- Children’s Liturgy: to teach and monitor /mentors
- Altar Servers: Adult and children
- Coffee Host/Ministry
- Musician/Cantor/Singers – Music Ministry
- Eucharistic Minister
- Gift Bearer
- Funeral Ministry
- Care ministry (Visit to the Sick, elderly, disabled, housebound, hospitalized)
- Youth Ministry: Music Activity Planning
- Adult Sacramental Preparation Team member
Parish Council Member (PPC) As and when vacancy arise
Parish Finance Member (PFC) As and when vacancy arise
Building and Grounds Volunteer : Gardening, Lawn Maintenance, Snow Removal,
Carpentry, Electrical, Plumbing, labour, construction, design/paining.
Website: Designing / Photographer, Video maker, Writers, Contributor /Bloggers.
Cleaning and Vacuuming Interior and outside the Church:
If you are considering to volunteer: Please fill-up the form that are placed at the foyer and
submit to parish priest/parish office.
CWL executive meeting will be held on Monday, August 22 in church basement.
Northern Light re-subscription campaign: We encourage you to purchase a subscription to
Northern Light either online or by using one of the subscription cards here at the church. And if
you are already a subscriber to this magazine, we encourage you to re-subscribe for a second
The sick especially: Johnson Bob, Eva, Colten, Emiley, Eleanor, Izora Robinson.
For the deceased: Ivy Viyolanda, Ron Quinn
Please keep these families in your prayer.