St. Augustine/St. Theresa website

St. Augustine/St. Theresa website

Mass Schedule

Saturday 5.00pm* - St. Augustine (*September- Mid-May)
Saturday 5.00pm* - St. Joseph's, Shebandowan
(*Mid-May-September/until Labour Day)
Sunday 9.00am - St. Augustine
Sunday 11.00am - St. Theresa

Sunday 1:00 pm* - St. Joseph's, Shebandowan 

Mass Schedule

Saturday 5.00pm* - St. Augustine (*September- Mid-May)
Saturday 5.00pm* - St. Joseph's, Shebandowan
(*Mid-May-September/until Labour Day)
Sunday 9.00am - St. Augustine
Sunday 11.00am - St. Theresa
Sunday 12.15pm* - St. Philip's, Hymers (*2nd & 4th Sundays/July & August)



Rev. Randal Morisseau
Suzanne Huot - Bookkeeper
Myra Hupet - Parish Secretary



Rev. Joseph Arockiam - Parish Priest
Suzanne Huot - Bookkeeper
Myra Hupet - Parish Secretary

Bulletin

Reflection for June 23rd, 2017

(26) 12th Sunday Ordinary Time (Year A)

Jer. 20: 10-13. Ps. 69. Rom. 5: 12-15. Mt. 10: 26-33

The Lord is with me like a mighty champion

We are beginning the Ordinary Season in the Liturgical Calendar today with the words of prophet Jeremiah. He is surrounded by his adversaries. It is normal for us as ordinary human beings to panic when we are surrounded by negative realities. We may feel helpless and powerless in our difficult time. Prophet Jeremiah, and the Lord Jesus bring to those of us who are fearful for some reason. Prophet Jeremiah feels confident that God is like a warrior. Jeremiah feels the presence of God at all times. In today’s gospel, the Lord Jesus strengthens us with his comforting words. He says, ‘Fear no one.’ Today’s liturgy reminds us that God has not created us to live in fear; God has not created us to feel powerless. Rather, God has created us as his beloved sons and daughters. Do we have the courage to say like prophet Jeremiah: ‘the Lord is with me like a mighty champion?’

Famine Crisis in Africa and Yemen:The Canadian government is matching all famine relief donations made before June 30, 2017! Please consider donating.

Takeout Supper – Spaghetti and Meatballs In support of their community projects, the Knights of Columbus will be cooking spaghetti and meatballs on Thursday, July 6, 2017 at the Columbus Centre, 301 S May Street. Takeout menu (available from 3:00pm to 6:00pm): spaghetti with sauce and six meatballs/$11, ten meatballs in sauce/$11, one litre of spaghetti sauce/$9.00; salad and buns also available for purchase. Please remember to bring your own containers!

Looking for a rewarding way to volunteer? The Thunder Bay Food Bank is looking for volunteers who can give just two hours of their time from 9:00am to 11:00am on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays, or Saturdays in various roles. Please contact Reino Pitkanen at 807-475-8827 to discuss this opportunity.

Scripture Study: Homiletics Do you want to have a deeper, richer experience of the Sunday Mass? Join in a study of the Sunday Readings using the Lectio Divina method of prayer at the Kateri Church on Tuesday evenings at 7:00pm. For more information, please call Penny at 807-285-0201.www.newevangelization.ca.

Rosie’s Lunch Buffet: Enjoy lunch with your family, friends or colleagues at the Columbus Centre (301 S. May Street) on Fridays from 11:30am to 2:00pm. Rosie’s Lunch Buffet boasts crowd-pleasing favourites such as pasta, meatballs, chicken, perogies, potatoes/gravy and vegetables, as well as breads, desserts and beverages. The cost is $12.50/person. Walk in or make a reservation by calling 807-623-3252.

Divorce Care: St. Agnes Church is hosting DivorceCare on Wednesday nights from 7:00pm to 9:00pm. This support group offers a warm, caring environment, an oasis in an otherwise difficult season of your life. Dynamic, information-packed videos, small group discussions, journaling and personal study exercises are just a few of the benefits of attending. Find help, discover hope, and experience healing. Register by calling the church office at 807-475-7489 or just drop in on any Wednesday night.

Faith Enrichment and Fellowship for Men: All men of the Diocese are invited to a weekly Morning Men's Group on Mondays from 8:00am to 9:30am in St. Patrick Rectory downstairs meeting room. Through teaching videos, this group assists men to better understand, live and share their faith. All are welcome to come when you can! For more information, please contact Doug McClure at 807-708-4143

Salt + Light, Canada’s Catholic network, is pleased to announce its availability on Tbaytel digital TV, channel 677. Tbaytel has also announced it will be converting Salt + Light to high definition starting June 8, 2017.

Development and Peace is accepting donations through four different avenues: by mail (clearly indicate “Famine Relief Fund” on your cheque and mail it to Development & Peace, 1425 René-Lévesque Blvd West, 3rd Floor, Montréal, Québec H3G 1T7); by phone (1-888-664-3387); online (www.devp.org); or donate $10 by texting the word “PEACE” to 45678.

~ Chalice is also accepting donations for famine relief in Kenya through two avenues: online (www.chalice.ca) or by phone (1-888-776-6855).

First Friday Vigil Every first Friday (next one: Friday, July 7, 2017), Corpus Christi Church is hosting an adoration/vigil of prayer. It begins at 9:00pm with Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament, and includes reconciliation, praise and worship, Stations of the Cross and various devotions and prayers throughout the night, ending with benediction at 6:00am. The vigil is offered for the upholding of dignity of human life, and on behalf of families, married couples and priests. Contact Irene at 807-629-6437 or irenehines555@msn.com.

BINGO Volunteers Needed:The Catholic Family Development Centre is a not-for-profit family service agency, and is looking for volunteers for their bingos. They run every month at various times of the day or evening. If you are able to help, please call Debbie at 807-345-7323.

70th CWL Provincial Convention hosted by Thunder Bay Diocese , July 8-12. Join us for the flag raising at City Hall on Friday, July 7 at 4 p.m. Opening Mass with Cardinal LaCroix at St. Dominic's on Sunday, July 9 at 7 p.m.. The committee is looking for people interested in singing at the masses. If interested, contact Alice Uvanile at 807-939-1509 or uvanile4@shaw.ca.

Amoris Laetitia - Love in the Family . His Eminence Cardinal Lacroix will deliver an address on Monday, July 10 at 10:55 a.m. at the Victoria Inn Ballroom. He will centre his talk on Pope Francis's Apostolic Exhortation, Amoris Laetitia, and on the struggles of Catholic women today. Welcome All.

SAVE THE DATE: Salt & Light Discovery Camp: This Catholic Bible Camp will be held July 10 to 14, 2017 at Sunny Cove Camp close to Fort Frances, ON. This camp is for youth entering grades 7, 8, 9 and 10. For more information or for registration forms, please contact St. Mary Church at 807-274-5233

St. Augustine Womens’ Altar Society will have a bake table at the annual Strawberry Social held this year at the Kakabeka Falls Legion, July 13 th, 2017. All donations of baking gratefully received.

JOIN Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Discalced Carmelite Secular Order Community: OCDS is now accepting applications to begin in September 2017. The Community meets monthly at Corpus Christi Parish. For more information, please contact Sharon Low at 807-577-8296 or Gail Gibbons at 807-683-8981.

OCDS Silent Retreat Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Discalced Carmelite Secular Community has a limited number of spaces still open to non-members for their annual Silent Retreat to be held September 8 – 10, 2017 at Round Lake Bible Camp. For more information or to RSVP, please call Sharon at 807-577-8296.

Email: staugustinemurillo@gmail.com

Contact phone number: 807-935-2898



MASS SCHEDULE

SAT. June 24, 2017 to SUN. July 2, 2017

Sat. June 24th

5:00 p.m.

St. Augustine/ Mass

Sun, June 25th

9:00 a.m.

11:45 a.m.

1:00 p.m.

St. Augustine/Communion Service

St. Theresa/Mass

St. Joseph/Communion Service (Shebandowan)

Tues. - Fri.

(June 27th-June 23rd)

5:00 p.m.

St. Augustine/NO MASS

Sat. July 1st

5.00 p.m.

St. Augustine/ Mass

Sun. July 2nd

9:00 a.m.

11:45 a.m.

1:00 p.m.

St. Augustine/Communion Service

St. Theresa/Mass

St. Joseph/Communion Service (Shebandowan)