ST. BRENDAN'S PARISH BULLETIN

ST. BRENDAN’S PARISH BULLETIN
3542 Rosemont Blvd, Montreal, Qc HlX lK8
Phone: (514)376-4537 Fax: (514)374-2401 Email: [email protected] or [email protected]
Serving the Roman Catholic Community of the Rosemont District since 1928.
Parochial Administrator
Father Paul Pomkoski
Secretary
Teresa Branco
St. Brendan’s Website:
www.stbrendansparish.com
(essential email addresses provided)
St. Brendan’s Mission Statement
We, as a Christian community,
inspired by the Holy Spirit, strive
to live our baptismal promises by using
our time, talent and treasure to reach
others as Jesus did.
Eucharistic Celebrations:
Tuesdays . . . . . . . . . . . .7:00 pm
Wednesdays . . . . . . . . . 8:00 am
Thursdays . . . . . . . . . . . 8:00 am
Saturdays . . . . . . . . . . . .4:45 pm
Sundays . . .9:00 am. . . 11:00 am
Office Hours:
For information on announcements,
advertisements or questions, call the
office weekdays from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Wardens:
Alex Di Lena, Victor
Di Lena, Donna Kotyko
David Gedeon (chairman),
Marco Nini, Barbara Prioriello
Confessions:
Thirty (30) minutes prior to all
masses. By appointment anytime.
Baptisms:
Twice per month. Preparation course
is required.
Weddings:
Contact office at least
six months before marriage.
Children’s Catechism:
Linda Pomkoski,
376-4537
Extraordinary Minister:
Lulu Laxa,
729-6120
Knights of Columbus:
Paolo Stea,
571-0662
Liturgy Committee:
Fr. Paul
376-4537
Music:
Pat McGuigan,253-9218
Denny Westphal,450-669-4952
Spiritual Committee:
Sister Teresa, 729-5796
Visit to the Sick:
call rectory,376-4537
Youth Group:
Donna Johnston, 249-3808
Krystle North, 970-2336
Mondays:
Apostolate of Our Lady of Fatima:
Rosary and prayers to Our Lady
2:30 pm (Church)
Wednesdays:
Scripture Study: St. Joseph’s Convent
(6895 – 43rd Ave) Sr. Teresa 729-5796
7:30 pm
Badminton: (Hall) 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Fridays:
Squires 7:30-10:00pm(1st & 3rd week of mth)
Youth Group 7:30-9:00pm (2nd & 4th week of mth)
Both take place in the Hall
Saturdays:
Children’s Liturgy
(Hall) 4:15 pm
Communications Officer (between St. Aloysius & St. Brendan’s)
Dorothy Letang: 514-353-8074
Thursdays:
Faith Sharing (every 2nd week) ,
7:00 p.m. (Church)
Sundays:
Children’s Liturgy (Hall) 8:30 am
Children’s Liturgy (Hall) 10:30 am
Alcoholic’s Anonymous: (Hall) 8:00 pm
Mass Intentions for the Week
DATE
TIME
Mon.
Tue.
Wed.
Thur.
Fri.
Sat.
Dec.
Dec.
Dec.
Dec.
Dec.
Dec.
15
16
17
18
19
20
Sun.
Dec.
21
Mon. Dec.
Tue. Dec.
Wed. Dec.
22
23
24
7:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m.
8:00 a.m.
4:45 p.m.
9:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m.
7:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m.
12:00 a.m.
Thurs.
Fri.
Sat.
Sun.
Dec. 25
Dec. 26
Dec. 27
Dec. 28
10:30 a.m.
4:45 p.m.
9:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m.
Tue. Dec.
Wed. Dec.
30
31
7:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m.
Thur. Jan.
Fri.
Jan.
Sat.
Jan.
1
2
3
10:30 a.m.
Sun.
4
9:00 a.m.
Jan.
4:45 p.m.
11:00 a.m.
INTENTIONS
No Mass
Basia Brozowska
The Parish
No Mass
No Mass
Leonard & Louise Livsey
Bill & Anne Facella
Vincenza & Anstee
Fiorangela, Carmine &
Domenico Spina
Anna Bavota
No Mass
No Mass
Damiao Branco
Jean & Peter Pomkoski
Anna & Raffaele Pignatelli
Maria Sauro
Richard Livsey
Stefano & Antonina Mormina &
Anna & Vegliantino Tullio
Carolina & Francesco Machado
No Mass
Pat Quackenbush
The Parish
Kay & Joe Gitto
Ronald Romagnino
No Mass
Sr. Jean
Richard & Leonard Livsey
For the Parish
No Mass
Deceased Members of Facella Fam.
Pelino Gentile
Tomasso Prencipe
Anna Maria Bonacci
Anna Bavota
Healing Mass for Mary Hicks
REQUESTED BY
Victoria Swiderska
The Parishioners
Colleen Livsey
Colleen Livsey
The Anstee & Schepis Family
The Family
Maria & André Archambault
His wife & children
The Family
Maria & André Archambault
The Family
Colleen Livsey
The Tullio Family
The Family
Colleen Livsey
The Parishioners
The Family
The Family
Sr. Teresa
Colleen Livsey
The Parishioners
Colleen Livsey
His wife & children
The Santeusanio Family
Her husband & children
Maria & André Archambault
Heather
St. Brendan’S newS Bulletin
December 14, 2014
YOUTH GROUP:
There will be a meeting for the Youth
Group on Friday, January 9th,
beginning at 7:30 p.m. in the Hall.
This is a good way for young people
to continue journeying with the Lord.
Parents please encourage your
child/children to come. All youths
who
have
received
their
Confirmation and until the age of 17,
are invited to attend and participate.
DECEMBER
SPECIAL
COLLECTION:
Please note that our December
Special Collections will be going
towards our Christmas Baskets and
our food pantry. As usual, we ask
that you be as generous as possible.
CHRISTMAS BASKET PICK-UP
– VOLUNTEERS NEEDED:
We are in need of approx. 10 strong
people, who can give us approx. 4
hours of their time on Thurs. Dec.
18th as of 8:00 a.m. to help pick up
the canned goods from the schools.
We need these for our Christmas
Baskets. If you are able to help,
please call the rectory to give your
name. Remember, many hands make
light work!!
CHRISTMAS
BASKETS
SCHEDULE:
Thurs. Dec. 18 –
School Pick up – 8:00 a.m.
Sorting – 7:00 p.m. (Hall)
Fri. Dec. 19 –
Packing – 9:00 a.m.
Sat. Dec. 20 –
Delivery – as of noon
Many hands make light work. All are
invited come and make a difference!
CHRISTMAS MASS SCHEDULE:
Wed. Dec. 24th – 7:00 p.m. –
Christmas Eve Mass
9:30 p.m. – Christmas Eve at St. Al’s
12:00 a.m. – Christmas Eve Mass
Thurs. Dec. 25th – 10:30 a.m. –
Christmas Day Mass
Wed. Dec. 31st – 5:30 p.m. – New
Year’s Eve Mass
Thurs. Jan. 1st – 9:00 a.m. – New
Year’s Mass at St. Al’s
10:30 a.m. – New Year’s Day Mass.
FINANCES:
Receipts for October:
Oct. 5 - $2637.00
Oct. 12 - $5601.50
Oct. 12 - $515.00 (special collection)
Oct. 19 - $2153.00
Oct. 26 - $1884.00
Expenses for month of October:
Salaries - $6502.71
Food Allowance (Fr. Paul) - $525.00
Contribution to Diocese- $1700.00
GazMetro - $2357.98
Hydro Quebec - $602.95
Bell Canada - $343.88
Parish Insurance - $1391.83
Government - $2420.04
Special Collection - $515.00
Office Worship - $4648.68
We took in $12,790.50 and we spent
$21,008.07. It is very costly as you
can see to run a parish, please
continue to give generously. Thank
you for your support!
ST.
BRENDAN’S
YOUTH
CHOIR:
Do you love to sing? Would you like
to share your gift of voice with
others? Then come and join St.
Brendan’s Youth Choir. The youth
choir will sing at Youth Masses, the
next one will take place on Jan.
25th,2015. If you are interested,
please
send
an
email
to
[email protected]
WARDEN’S THANK YOU:
I want to personally thank David
Gedeon and Victor Di Lena for their
service as wardens.
Their
participation in helping us with
keeping our finances in check has been
invaluable. So once again thank you
for your years of service.
ALTAR’S SERVERS MEETING:
There will be a short Altar Servers
meeting on Saturday, December 20th,
at 10:00 a.m. in the Church. All Altar
Servers from both St. Brendan’s and
St. Aloysius’ Parish are requested to
be present. If you are unable to
attend, please make sure to call Fr.
Paul at 514-376-4537.
*** OUTSIDE ACTIVITIES ***
ST.
KEVIN’S
PARISH:
CHRISTMAS CONCERT:
In anticipation of the celebration of the
birth of our Saviour Jesus Christ,
everyone is invited to our annual
Christmas concert on Saturday, Dec. 20th
at 7pm (5600 Cote-des-Neiges Rd)
featuring all of our choirs and other
musical talents. Hear traditional Christian
hymns and beautiful carols by John Rutter
and other composers. Not to be missed!!
Bring your family, friends and neighbours.
Refreshments will be served after the
concert in the church hall. Contact the
office at 514-733-8211.
TEXAS
HOLD’EM
POKER
TOURNAMENT:
Fundraising
Benefitting
our
StDonat/R.D.P. Hockey Club is holding a
“Texas Hold’Em” Poker Tournament on
Friday, Jan. 9th 2015 at 6:00 p.m. at
Complexe Le Baron (St. Leonard). The
fee is $80, includes buffet and parking.
Please support our young hockey players.
For more info. or to purchase tickets,
please call Silvia at 514-802-7116.