3rd Sunday in Ordinary Time – Jan 24, 2021

Dear Parishioners, 

Praised be Jesus Christ!

I would like to invite you to join me for Mass on Zoom, on Saturday at 7:00 p.m.  and/or Sunday at 10 a.m., as we celebrate the Third Sunday in Ordinary Time and Sunday of the Word of God.

Sunday of the Word of God was established by Pope Francis on September 30, 2019, on the Memorial of St. Jerome. In his Apostolic Letter, Motu proprio “Aperuit illis” it was established that “the Third Sunday in Ordinary time is to be devoted to the celebration, study and dissemination of the Word of God”. For more information click on the following link: Pope establishes Sunday of the Word of God – Vatican News

Mass is celebrated on Tuesday to Friday at 7:00 p.m., Saturday at 9:00 a.m., Saturday Vigil in anticipation of Sunday at 7 p.m., and on Sunday at 10:00 a.m. and streamlined on Zoom, as is the Divine Mercy Chaplet, at 3 p.m. (Tuesday – Friday).

For your convenience, I am including the link and password for the online streaming:       

https://zoom.us/j/5887658626?pwd=Y1Y1UjN0c3NwdElUQ1pOUnpEVUR0dz09

Meeting ID: 588 765 8626                                                                                                                               Password: 274733

This week we welcomed seminarian Carlos Dias to our parish – See this week’s bulletin for Carlos’ Vocation Story. We bid him a very warm Welcome!

Bishop Crosby has prepared a Pastoral Letter entitled FOR THE COMMON GOOD
On the Pandemic Sacrifices – You can read His Excellency’s letter by clicking on the following link: FOR THE COMMON GOODOn the Pandemic Sacrifices – Diocese of Hamilton (hamiltondiocese.com)

Attachments:

With prayers,

Fr. Marian Gil OMI

2nd Sunday in Ordinary Time, Jan 17 2021

Dear Parishioners, 

Praised be Jesus Christ!

I would like to invite you to join me for Mass on Zoom,  on Saturday at 7:00 p.m.  and/or Sunday at 10 a.m., as we celebrate the Second Sunday in Ordinary Time.

Mass is celebrated on Tuesday to Friday at 7:00 p.m., Saturday at 9:00 a.m., Saturday Vigil in anticipation of Sunday at 7 p.m., and on Sunday at 10:00 a.m. and streamlined on Zoom, as is the Divine Mercy Chaplet, at 3 p.m. (Tuesday – Friday).

For your convenience, I am including the link and password for the online streaming:       

https://zoom.us/j/5887658626?pwd=Y1Y1UjN0c3NwdElUQ1pOUnpEVUR0dz09

Meeting ID: 588 765 8626                                                                                                                               Password: 274733

To mark the 150th Anniversary of the declaration of Saint Joseph as Patron of the Universal Church, the Holy Father has proclaimed a “Year of Saint Joseph” from December 8, 2020 to December 8, 2021. – See the bulletin for more details.

Attachments:

Bishop Crosby’s Heart to Heart

With prayers,

Fr. Marian Gil OMI

Feast of the Baptism of the Lord – January 10, 2021

Dear Parishioners, 

Praised be Jesus Christ!

Please find attached the bulletin for the Feast of the Baptism of the Lord.

The Baptism of the Lord brings to a close the Christmas season, but I would like to invite everyone and encourage everyone to keep your Christmas lights and/or Christmas crib on and/or out, as long as you can, to give witness and hope in this time of pandemic.

This Friday, January 8th, we will have Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament on Zoom from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., followed by Mass. Please join us.

Mass is celebrated on Tuesday to Friday at 7 p.m., Saturday at 9:00 a.m., Saturday Vigil in anticipation of Sunday at 7 p.m., and on Sunday at 10:00 a.m. and streamlined on Zoom, as is the Divine Mercy Chaplet, at 3 p.m. (Tuesday – Friday).

For your convenience, I am including the link and password for the online streaming:       

https://zoom.us/j/5887658626?pwd=Y1Y1UjN0c3NwdElUQ1pOUnpEVUR0dz09

Meeting ID: 588 765 8626           Password: 274733

Attachments:

With prayers,

Fr. Marian Gil OMI

Solemnities of Mary, Mother of God – January 1, 2021 and the Epiphany of the Lord – January 3, 2021

Dear Parishioners, 

Praised be Jesus Christ!

Please find attached the bulletin for the Solemnities of Mary, Mother of God and the Epiphany of the Lord.

We entered Lockdown effective December 26, 2020, and consequently there have been many changes made to the Mass times. Mass will be available on Zoom and I invite you to join me. Please see the bulletin for announced Masses and times. I will also live-stream the Divine Mercy Chaplet at 3 p.m. [Tuesday-Friday (except this Friday, January 1st due to the Solemnity)].

For your convenience, I am including the link and password for the online streaming:       

https://zoom.us/j/5887658626?pwd=Y1Y1UjN0c3NwdElUQ1pOUnpEVUR0dz09

Meeting ID: 588 765 8626         Password: 274733

Upcoming and Ongoing Events:

Mass and Divine Mercy Chaplet on Zoom – see the bulletin for times.

Pre-Authorized Giving – We are now ACTIVE – see the bulletin for more details.

Attachments:

I wish each of you a blessed and Happy New Year.

With prayers,

Fr. Marian Gil OMI