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Lourdes Food Bank Thanks YOU!

The Clients, Volunteers and Staff of Lourdes food Bank are very grateful your generosity this weekend and throughout the year! From September 2013 to August 2014 we have served 8706 adults and children at our local food bank in St Jamestown. The total number of people served has increased by an incredible 37%.

Our Lady of Lourdes 2015 Kia Sportage Car Raffle

2015 Kia Sportage
Our Car Raffle is on! This year the grand prize is a 2015 Kia Sportage (or $20,000.00 Cash). 2nd Prize is $3,000 cash and 3rd Prize is $2,000. There are also 8 additional prizes of $100 cash. The draw will take place on Wednesday, December 31, 2014.

27th Sunday (Note & Bulletin)

One of the most important things Sr Beverley showed me in Jamaica was to try to be faithful to people no matter what. Sr Beverley was in charge of St Anne’s outreach to the poor. Whatever was donated or begged would be given to those in most need.

26th Sunday (Note & Bulletin)

I remember as a kid, our priest would often joke that we were all Christians while at Mass but when we tried to exit the crowded parking lot, things were different. Soon after praying together, exchanging the Sign of Peace and receiving the Eucharist we became like little monsters – car horns beeped, cars were cut-off, looks were exchanged, and sometimes, hand gestures were shared.


25th Sunday (Note & Bulletin)

While I was in the Philippines, part of the Jesuit program was to be sent out into the remote Mountain Province to assist with the Novena before Christmas. All of the churches we were to be sent to also served even more remote villages. A priest may visit these small chapels only a few times a year.


Rites of Catholic Initiation for Adults

Are you considering become Roman Catholic? The Rite of Catholic Initiation for Adults or RCIA is for you. The RCIA is designed for those who are thinking about or would like to be Baptized and for those who have been baptized but not Confirmed.


Fr Bill German

As many of you know, Fr Bill German has been dealing with some serious health concerns over the summer and has spent much time in hospital and at Providence Centre recovering and gaining strength. He is doing much better and we are grateful for all the prayers and good wishes people have sent his way.


Triumph of The Cross (Note & Bulletin)

For my “Long Experiment” as a Jesuit Novice, I was sent to work on a Native Reserve. My main assignment was teaching religion classes in the local elementary school. At the school I became friends with one of the teachers who had left the church to become “Born Again.” He was a wonderful young man and a devout Christian.


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