St. Vincent de Paul
is present in 130 countries
around the world, and has
approximately 1 million
members. The society
aims to see Christ in
anyone who suffers,
to come together as a
family, to have personal
contact with the poor and
to help in all possible
ways. Our Lady of
Lourdes Society of St.
Vincent de Paul services
the Westside, New
Westville and surrounding
county. If you or anyone
you know is in need of
assistance, please contact
902-759-1389 (Our Lady
of Lourdes) or
(St John the Baptist)
Thinking about donating to Our Lady of Lourdes?: The Parish has three accounts: operating, cemetery, and Capital Projects. Cheques intended for Our Lady of Lourdes Parish operating account can be made out to Our Lady of Lourdes Parish. Cheques intended for the cemetery account can be made out to Our Lady of Lourdes Parish Cemetery, and cheques intended for Capital Projects can be made out to Our Lady of Lourdes Capital Projects. Thank you for your support
Our Lady of Lourdes has a dedicated Prayer Group that meets each Wednesday. Everyone (kids, teenagers, young adults, singles, parents, seniors) is encouraged to submit a request for a prayer intention by writing the intention out on a piece of paper and placing it in the Prayer Box located in the Grotto
(There is POWER in PRAYER)
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Dear brother priests, deacons and laity,
As you are probably aware the new season for TV Mass for Shut-Ins will begin the first Sunday after Thanksgiving Weekend in October 2018 (October 14th). I am happy to say that the month of October is already booked up. Looking for November and beyond. We are in need of priests, deacons, parishes, choirs and groups to come forward to celebrate Mass. We are the longest running TV program on CTV in Canada. SO many depend on this Mass for Spiritual nourishment every week. I receive SO many letters thanking our diocese for this Mass. Please contact Mae Rowe and book a weekend live or taped.
I would like to invite you and your parish (or group such as CWL, KOC, etc) to come celebrate the Mass. I also want to invite our retired priests to come on Mass for
Shut-Ins. I would love to see priests outside of the CBRM to come.
We broadcast live on Sundays.
If that day is not possible for your parish or group we can pre-tape the Tuesday before at 6:30pm
at the CTV Studio on George Street, Sydney.
We need Parish Priests, parish communities and groups to book a weekend Mass as soon as possible. Last year we did very well but it was a slow start. I ended up presiding at many Masses, we had to find congregations and ask choirs to come in and assist us.
So it is my hope that we will have many weekends booked before we begin in October 2018.
Thank you for the support you give to Mass for Shut-Ins. I look forward to working with you and your parish or parish group in the near future. Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions. My Glebe House number is 902-562-9810
For bookings please email or phone (902-539-6188 extension 222) Mae Rowe at the Pastoral Center Mae@dioceseofantigonish.ca
Father Patrick O’Neill
Producer CTV Mass for Shut-Ins
Please Note: Either the 9 am Mass or the
11:15 am Mass in Our Lady of Lourdes church
will be videotaped for Eastlink TV
on October 14th and December 23rd.
Please stay tuned for further information
|In Our Deanery:
St. John the Baptist:
Monday, Tuesday and
Wednesday at 9 am
Friday: Glen Haven @ 10:30 am
Tuesday & Thursday at 6:30 pm
Monday, Wednesday & Friday at 9am
Please check Mass times on the Diocesan Website or call their parish office
MASS FOR SHUT-INS:
Tune to CTV on Sundays
@ 11:30 am
New Donations Cards Available
in Support of
Mass for Shut Ins
Mass for Shut Ins has completed its 55th season and will be back on the air in October 2018.
It remains the longest running television program on CTV in Canada. The Diocesan Pastoral Centre Office now offers donations cards to be given as gifts in celebration of birthdays, anniversaries, graduations, promotions, retirements, weddings .....and so on. Cards are available for purchase at the Diocesan Pastoral Centre, 200 Churchill Drive, Suite 103 in Membertou, Sydney. All proceeds will go toward the productions costs of Mass for Shut Ins. Receipts will be provided.