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FATHER SHEA'S BLOGVisit Father Shea's blog webpage for messages and spiritual inspiration from our pastor.
PLEASE NOTE: Euchre and Bridge Night has been cancelled until further notice in order to comply with Ministry of Health recommendations regarding group activities. Watch this space for updates.
CHILDREN'S LITURGYChildren’s Liturgy is held on Sundays during 9 am Mass. Children ages 3-7 will listen to children’s bible stories, learn prayers and do crafts. Spread the word! Also, high school students can earn volunteer hours by helping with Children’s Liturgy. Call Fr. Shea at: 613-389-2009.
Funeral luncheons are provided by the Catholic Women's League on request, at a cost of $5.00 per person. Contact the parish office at 613-389-2009. There is no charge for a funeral luncheon if the deceased is a member of the Blessed Sacrament Catholic Women's League.
As small hand tied quilts are made, a silent prayer is said for someone in special need. If someone you know is facing a health or personal issue and would like a prayer quilt, please contact Mary Dupel at (613) 389-6104. There is no charge for these quilts.
ADORATION AND BENEDICTION OF THE BLESSED SACRAMENT
Adoration and Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament is held at Blessed Sacrament every Friday following 9:30 am Mass. Everyone welcome.
AUTOMATED EXTERNAL DEFIBRILLATOR (AED)An AED has been installed in Blessed Sacrament church, on the wall at the top of the stairs to the hall. This device may be used in the event of a cardiac emergency. Training on the AED is provided on an annual or semi-annual basis. You may also view instructions provided by the manufacturer at: www.youtube.com/watch?v=FqY2hrHrKQs.
SUNDAY OFFERING ENVELOPES AND NEW MISSALS
The 2020 Church Missals will be used for the first time on the weekend of December 1/2 – the first Sunday of Advent. If you would like your own copy, please find them on the tables at the entrance of the church ($5/missal). Missals from 2019 will be recycled.
If you do not currently use Sunday Offertory Envelopes, please consider doing so. Please call us and we will gladly prepare a package of Sunday Offertory Envelopes for you. N.B. Automatic deposit forms will be in your offertory envelope box.
If you are interested in making your support of Blessed Sacrament/St. Linus by pre-authorized donations, fill in the form below and attach a cheque with “VOID” across it, and put it in the collection basket. Quesions? Call 613-389-2009.
BULLETIN NOTICES and DEADLINESuggested content for the Blessed Sacrament bulletin can be emailed by clicking here. Alternatively, notices can be placed in the Parish Office door mail slot by noon on Wednesday. To publish an item in the St. Linus bulletin, call Melanie Myers at 613-352-7256. If you are requesting prayer for people who are sick, their names can be added to the prayer list (with their permission). If someone's name should be removed from that list, please let us know as soon as possible.
WELCOME NEW PARISHIONERS!Welcome to our Parish. We are glad you are attending Mass here. If you are new to the parish, please call the parish office to register OR complete the registration form and email to: email@example.com.
BECOME AN ALTAR SERVER
Have you received your First Holy Communion and wish to be an altar server? Call the Parish Office or email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org. Adults who have been altar servers in the past are always welcome to assist at special Masses. Altar servers are needed at both Blessed Sacrament and St. Linus churches.
SAVE YOUR USED POSTAGE STAMPS FOR CHILDRENThe Redemptorists collect stamps. Please put your used postage stamps (leave a ½ inch white space on all sides of the stamp) in the red and white box at the Religious Articles counter. It is amazing, but only ONE cancelled stamp can provide food for one day for a Third World child.
CONFIRMATION (May 29, 2019) - more Confirmation photos here