6th Sunday of Easter –Sunday, May 9th, 2021

Bulletin Announcements are due to the Parish office before 11:00 a.m. on the Monday before publication. Please call the parish office to submit an announcement.


MESSAGES FROM FATHER JIM

In your prayers kindly remember the sick and those who care for them, the lonely, the handicapped, those isolated, and those who have died especially Peter Robillard.

INTRODUCTION TO THE LITURGY Chosen as friends: All three readings today highlight God’s initiative in the world. In the first reading, it is God who launches the Gentle mission in conferring the Spirit upon Cornelius’ household. In   the familiar Johannine refrain on the primacy of love, today’s second reading reminds us that it is God who first loves us, and the gospel says the same in referring to our election as disciples. We did not have to search God out. He found us.

FROM THE RECTOR’S DESKA Prayer for Mother’s Day – Lord Jesus, you have known a mother’s love and tender care; and you will hear, while for our own mothers most dear, we offer this Mother’s Day prayer. Protect the lives, we pray, of those who have given us the gift of life. May our mothers known from day to day the deepening glow of joy that comes from your presence. We cannot pay our debts for all the love that we received; but you, Lord, will not forget their due reward. Blessed our mothers both in earth and heaven. Through Jesus Christ our lord.  Amen.

A note from Fr. Jim he will continue with weekend and daily masses and since only 10 people can be present in the church for mass including the priest, parishioners may stay in their cars in the church parking lot and tune in at 88.1 radio station and Fr. Jim will gladly come out and give communion as you stay in the comfort of your car.

HAVE A BLESSED AND HOLY EASTER SEASON!

Your offering for Sunday, May 2nd was $1,660

A sincere thank you for your weekly donations during the COVID 19 pandemic.
Your generosity is gratefully appreciated.


2021 Sunday Offering Envelopes

Your 2021 Sunday Offering Envelopes are available at the main entrance of the Cathedral. If you want envelopes and cannot find a box with your name on it, please contact the parish secretary at 732-8513 and one will be prepared for you.

If you wish an Income Tax Receipt please place a self-addressed in the collection basket (stamped or not). Your receipt will be mailed out the following week.


The Sacrament of Reconciliation

Will be available by appointment only due to COVID restrictions. Please call 613-732-8513 during office hours.

Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Closed for lunch from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.


Bible Reading

In these trying times, it is more imperative than ever that we Christians encourage one another by proclaiming God’s word. As it says in Isiah 55:11. “So shall my word that goes out from my mouth; it shall not return to me empty but shall accomplish that which I purpose, and succeed in the thing for which I sent it.”

We are planning to meet at the Pembroke waterfront Amphitheatre on June 6, 2021 at 1 pm for the readings. We are allowed 100 people at an outdoor public venue. To register please call the office at (613) 732 – 8513 from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Monday – Friday. Closed between 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.


Obligation to Attend Mass Remains Suspended

Due to the issues surrounding COVID 19, the obligation to attend Sunday Mass remains suspended for all Catholics in this diocese.


Holy Mass – Extraordinary Form

Holy Masses in the extraordinary form are offered at St. Columbkille Cathedral on the first Saturday of each month at 9 a.m. These Latin Masses are in the form of the Liturgy as it was celebrated at the time of the Second Vatican Council—the same form which nourished the faith of many of our ancestors. English translations of the entire Mass are provided. Next Latin Mass: Postponed until further notice.


Online Prophetic Boot Camp – Encounter Ministries: May 14-15, 2021

(Friday evening and Saturday). This event provides the foundations for you to hear God’s voice more clearly for yourself and the world around you through training and activation of the prophetic gifts of the Holy Spirit. Based on the curriculum of the Encounter School of Ministry, attendees will experience activation-based learning in a safe and relational environment grounded in teaching faithful to the Church. Our hope is that you would experience a great acceleration in your ministry and walk away with years’ worth of tools and ideas for equipping in the prophetic gifts and building a prophetic culture in the Church. For more information or to register: https://encounterministries.us/prophetic-boot-camp-kingston-campus/.


Announced Parish Masses

Monday, May 10th, 2021 to Saturday May 15th, 2021

Monday 7:45 a.m.

John Martin – Society of Saint Vincent de Paul
Dr. Joseph Foohey – Family

Tuesday 7:45 a.m.

Renice, Ray & Phil Smith – Dawn Wyver
Evan Benedict Gahan – Estate

Wednesday 7:15 p.m.

Maurice & Marie Corriveau – Family
Ron Stencell – Maurice & Catherine Laflamme & Dan

Thursday 7:45 a.m.

Leona O’Hare – Kathleen LeClair
Rita Hemmings – Betty & Brian Kedrosky

Saturday 7:15 p.m.

Special Intentions of Cathedral Parishioners – Fr. Jim

Sunday 10:30 a.m.

Special Intentions of Cathedral Parishioners – Fr. Jim

Sunday 5:15 p.m.

For the Sick – Fr. Jim


Romans 8:28

“In all the things, God works for the good of those who love him, Who have called according to his purpose.”