Biuletyn/Bulletin – 8-ego lipca 2012 roku/ July 8, 2012

Parafia p.w. Narodzenia Najświętszej Maryi Panny
21 Wesley St., Sydney, NS, B1N 2M5
Tel.: 564-4847; Fax: 564-2260
Preparing for our 100th anniversary (2013).
Witamy wszystkich! Welcome to all!
We are pleased to share our faith and rich traditions with the whole community.

PROBOSZCZ/PASTOR:  Father Paul Murphy
MSZA ŚWIĘTA jest odprawiana w niedziele o godz. 9.30
HOLY MASS: Sunday at 9:30 a.m.

SPOWIEDŹ:  Godzina do uzgodnienia z księdzem.
SACRAMENT OF RECONCILIATION: Anytime upon request to the priest.

SAKRAMENT CHRZTU ŚWIĘTEGO:  Prosimy o kontakt z księdzem conajmniej na 1 miesiąc przed planowaną datę.
SACRAMENT OF BAPTISM: Please contact the priest at least one month in advance.

SAKRAMENT MAŁZEŃSTWA:   Zapowiedzi powinny być ogłoszone conajmniej na 6 miesięcy przed planowaną datę.
SACRAMENT OF MATRIMONY: Intentions must be announced at least six months in advance.



Wednesday, July 11, 6:30 p.m.: Novena to Our Lady of Czestochowa
In memory of Ron Melski (Liz & Children)

Sunday, July 15, 2012 – 9:30 a.m.
In memory of Michael & Tadziu Baryluk (Joe & Marilyn Gillis)

Lector: Aggie Stephenson
Eucharistic Minister: Marilyn Gillis
Altar Servers: Nicholas & Caleigh

Collection receipts for Sunday, July 1: $948.75

MASSES: For Masses, please contact Wayne Joseph at 562-5037 (or after Mass)

“IMIENINY” (NAME DAYS) FOR THE COMING WEEK. Help to maintain a longstanding Polish Catholic tradition by acknowledging relatives, friends, and colleagues who are celebrating their “name day,” corresponding with the feast day of a saint of the same name:  July 8: Adrian, Adrianna, Edgar, Elzbieta (Elizabeth), Eugeniusz; July 9: Lucja, Mikolaj (Nicholas), Weronika; July 10: Aleksander, Amelia, Filip; July 11: Cyprian, Olga; July 12: Andrzej, Feliks, Henryk, Pawel, Piotr; July 13: Ernest, Jakub, Justyna, Malgorzata (Margaret), Sara; July 14: Damian, Franciszek (Frank), Izabela, Marcelina; July 15: Daniel, Dawid, Henryk



THE VIGIL CANDLE for the weeks beginning July 9th and July 16th will be in memory of Antoni & Julia Nowak by Nellie & family

POLISH FESTIVAL: The Polish Festival returns this year, to be held, as before, on the parish grounds.  Please reserve Sunday, September 9th.  More details to follow.

100th ANNIVERSARY-CBU RESEARCH ASSISTANTS:  Marcia Ostashewski, adjunct professor at Cape Breton University, kindly offered to assign her two experienced research assistants to work at CBU under Tom Urbaniak’s supervision this summer focused on St. Mary’s Polish Parish.  They are Patricia & Justin Nalepa.  They will help our parish with interviews with elders, an online virtual tour (to include archival images and audio), and planning for a centenary legacy project.  Please welcome them among us.

JULY 27th DEADLINE FOR CENTENARY COOKBOOK IDEAS:  If you have a favourite traditional recipe or a story/anecdote you wish to share about local/Polish traditions related to feasts and meals, please contact Shari McKay by July 27th.  Your idea does not have to be fully written out.  We are looking for information and leads at this time.  This book will be published before our 100th anniversary.  Please contact Shari McKay (; 539-4354) as soon as possible.

CLASSICAL VIOLIN STUDIO: Jolanta Cebula invites kids aged 3 years and up. Tel: (902) 567-1164 or email

Anyone wishing to put flowers in the church will be responsible for maintenance and removal.  Thank you.

Please do not drive vehicles on the grass of the parish grounds. Thank you kindly for your cooperation.