Biuletyn / Bulletin – 12-ego czerwca 2016 roku / June 12, 2016

Parafia p.w. Narodzenia Najświętszej Maryi Panny
21 Wesley St., Sydney, NS, B1N 2M5
(meeting until our rebuilding at Holy Redeemer Church
with thanks to our friends of Holy Redeemer Parish)
Tel.: (902) 564-4847
Witamy wszystkich! Welcome to all!
We are pleased to share our faith and rich traditions with the whole community.
Established in 1913. Our second century of faith and service … WE WILL RISE AGAIN

PROBOSZCZ/PASTOR:  Father Paul Murphy 564-4355

MSZY/MASSES: Sunday at 9:00 a.m. (temporarily at Holy Redeemer Church)
Wednesday Masses on hold until we rebuild our church.
Novena to Our Lady of Częstochowa will now be said before Sunday Masses.

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.


Jedenasta Niedziela zwykła / Eleventh Sunday of Ordinary Time

TODAY’S MASS INTENTION is for Tadziu & Michael Baryluk offered by Marilyn & Joe Gillis. Wieczny odpoczynek racz Im dać, Panie, a swiatłość wiekuista niechaj Im świeci. Niech odpoczywają w pokoju. Amen.

Eucharistic Minister for today: Janet Hawthorne

Ushers for collection today: Robert Melski Sr., Joe Gillis




WEDNESDAY MASSES are on hold while we rebuild. Please note that Father Paul leads the Novena to Our Lady of Czestochowa every Sunday before Mass (starting at about 8:40 a.m.), except during Lent. Copies of the Novena are at the back of the church.

Sunday, June 19, 9:00 a.m. . The Mass intention will be for Michael Ardelli offered by Shirley & family.
Lectors: Robert Lewandowski, Edmund Rudiuk                                                                
Eucharistic Minister: Suzanne Campbell
Altar Servers: Carolyn Kiley, James Clarke, Rudy
Ushers: Larry Gniewek, Robert Melski Jr.
Greeters: Mary (Micka DiPenta), Teresa Fagan

Collection receipts for Sunday, June 5: $3040.30 (broken down as follows: $1010.00 general collection including $20.00 for cemetery, $2030.30 rebuilding fund). Thank you very much for your generous support of St. Mary's Polish Parish. Dziekujemy bardzo.

MASS CARDS: To reserve Mass Intentions please call Carolyn Ardelli-Kiley 902-539-1725.

IN MEMORIAM DONATION: To make an In Memoriam donation, please speak with Shauna MacKay. These will be acknowledged in the bulletin. Building Fund contributions will go toward the new church. To contribute to the Rebuilding Fund, if you do not have an envelope, you can write on your regular envelope or cheque “Designated to the Rebuilding of St. Mary’s Polish Church.”

“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.  Where there is more than one saint of the same name who has been assigned a day, your “name day” is the one closest to your birthday. It is customary in the Polish tradition to acknowledge the name day of a relative or friend:
June 12: Antonina, Jan
June 13: Antoni, Chociemir, Lucjan, Maria Magdalena
June 14: Eliza, Justyn, Justyna
June 15: Angelina, Jolanta, Witold, Witołd
June 16: Alina, Aneta, Budzimir, Jan
June 17: Agnieszka, Drogomysł, Franciszek, Laura
June 18: Elżbieta, Marek, Marina, Paula
June 19: Julianna




OPEN HOUSE FOR OUR NEW CHURCH – Sunday, June 26, at 2-4 p.m. – Everyone is welcome! This will be the first chance for the whole community, which has been so supportive, to see our new church. Various dignitaries will be on hand to bring greetings. Please invite friends, family, colleagues, neighbours. If possible, please wear traditional Polish attire or a St. Michael’s jacket, or a Cape Breton Polish tartan scarf, to the open house and to the Mass of consecration.

TIME CAPSULE: You will be invited to write a message for our time capsule at the Open House for our new church on June 26, 2 to 4 p.m.


IMO Klem & Anna Cybulski from Aggie Stephenson
IMO Parents William & Mary Lasouski from Rose Lasouski
IMO Mary Wrobleski from Stella Keeping
IMO Agnieszka Kądzioła from Aggie Stephenson
IMO friends Sophie, Mary, Dorothy & Margery from Anne Redmond
IMO Danny Quinn from Stella Paruch

PROVINCIAL HERITAGE LANDMARK: Our rebuilt church remains a provincial heritage landmark, specially designated to honour Nova Scotians who identify with the Polish heritage. An official plaque will be presented by the Province at our open house.

ALTAR SOCIETY: With the opening of our new church, we will reactivate the Altar Society. If you would like to join, please call 902-563-1226. Members of the Altar Society take turns (on monthly rotation) preparing for Mass and organizing/cleaning following Mass. Thanks for your help!

OGRODEK / FOOD GARDEN: If you can help with landscaping between now and the opening please call 902-563-1226. Thanks so much!

PEWS, ALTAR, CABINETS: Thanks to everyone who helped with transport yesterday of the pews and other items.

FUND-RAISING TEA: Today, June 12 at 12 noon until 2 p.m.. Some tickets are still available. Please call Nicole Baker (902-371-5088)

FLEA MARKET THIS SATURDAY: The Polish Village is hosting a flea market to raise funds for our youth to attend the World Youth Day this year in Poland.  The flea market will take place Saturday, June 18, 9 a.m. to 12 noon.  Tables are available at $10 each.  Vendors will be able to set up the night before if desired.  Anyone wishing to obtain a table is asked to contact Michelle at (902)539-8040.

THANK YOU: Sincere thanks to the St. Michael’s Polish Benefit Society, which contributed $500 to assist the youth who are going on the pilgrimage to Poland, and to the Whitney Pier branch of the Royal Canadian Legion, which contributed $250.

JOLA CEBULA’S CLASSICAL VIOLIN CONCERT: Sunday, June 26, 2 p.m., Polish Village Hall

ST. STANISLAW PAPCZYNSKI, the newest Polish saint (canonized last Sunday): St. Stanislaw Papczynski (1631-1701) was the founder of the Marian Fathers, the first Polish religious order for men. He was a leader of great spirituality, energy, and compassion for people who were less fortunate. Prayer of St. Stanislaw Papczynski: “I give thanks to the Divine Majesty for graces, gifts, and goodness granted me with great generosity. I repent from the depth of my heart and I wish out of love of the Lord to repent more for all my sins … I call on Mary’s gracious direction and effective care … I pray for love of God and neighbour, humility, and patience …”

POPE FRANCIS’s PRAYER INTENTION FOR JUNE:That the aged, marginalized, and those who have no one may find, even within the huge cities of the world, opportunities for encounter and solidarity.

RE-BUILDING ST. MARY'S POLISH CHURCH -- AN APPEAL FOR SPONSORSHIPS: Thank you to our families, friends, and businesses for considering a sponsorship, either individually or as groups. A permanent plaque will be placed on or close to the applicable item to acknowledge your sponsorship. ALL ITEMS ON THE FIRST LIST WERE SPONSORED! Thank you so much for the great response, which will help a lot. Dziękujemy bardzo!
These items are now available for sponsorship:
Plinths (the beautiful bases for the arches and columns in the main church area) -- $500 each -- there are 10 of these.
All plinths have been sponsored. Many thanks to:
- Elaine Tynski-Shipley & Julia Bennett in memory of John Tynski
- Janet & Fred Hawthorne (2 plinths)
- Marilyn & Joe GIllis (2 plinths)
- Evelyn Cook
- Margaret and Maryan Dugandzic
- Mary Pierrynowski
- Nellie Tynski
- Krista Ann Starzomski
Trim around church (interior) -- $12,600 --please note that for this or other items joint or multiple sponsorships are welcomed toward the total required.
Window above the altar - $3,500 --(remaining to be raised:$2,400) – it will include coloured but not patterned glass (Sponsorship recognition would be on a plaque and not on the window itself.) Many thanks to Teresa MacQueen and Frances Mei for their sponsorship toward this item ($1,100)! Still remaining to be sponsored: $2,400.
Rose window at front -- $3,500 – Many thanks to Genevieve Jackson in memory of the Dziubek family for this sponsorship!
Sponsorship of St. John Paul II Lane -- $18,000 -- (remaining to be sponsored $15,750) (This is the laneway that will run, as before, along the side of the church and will include parking. The value of the sponsorship is for the paving. The sponsorships will be acknowledged with an appropriate inscription below or near the St. John Paul II Lane sign.) Partial sponsorship from Father Rich Philiposki ($1,000), Partial sponsorship from Tom Urbaniak and Alison Etter ($1,250) Still remaining to be sponsored $15,750
Side entranceway -- $5,000 (We expect that this will be much-used – to enter both the church and the hall.)
Drywalling the hall -- $10,700
Flooring for hall -- $18,650
Library and Reading Room -- $10,000
(Many thanks to Aggie Stephenson for this sponsorship!)
Children’s Play Area -- $2,000 – a small but very nice area near one of the large windows and near the library/reading area for toys, games, crafts, etc. (The sponsorship covers the actual space.) Many thanks to Anna Wesolkowska for this sponsorship!

TO CONTRIBUTE ON-LINE TO OUR REBUILDING, PLEASE GO TO OUR PARISH WEB HOME PAGE ( and please click the link to our Canada Helps donation page. It’s a secure system and you’ll receive your charitable tax receipt promptly. Thanks for your support! Please spread the word. We are hoping to be able to start Phase II (hall/library/kitchen) very soon after the church opens.

REBUILDING FUND ENVELOPES are at the back of the church. Thank you for your support.

REBUILDING FUND CONTRIBUTIONS: Building Fund contributions will go toward the new church. To contribute to the rebuilding if you do not have an envelope, you can also write on your regular envelope or cheque “Designated to the Rebuilding of St. Mary’s Polish Church.”. Donations can also be made by regular mail: St. Mary's Polish Parish 21 Wesley St. , Sydney, N.S. B1N 2M5. We still need to raise about $150,000 to complete Phase 2. Thank you so much for your support.

THE RENOVATED AND REFURBISHED POLISH VILLAGE HALL is a comfortable, well appointed, modernized venue for events large and small. Please consider renting the hall for your events. Please call 564-8494.


Życzenia na miłego nowego tygodnia / Wishing you a blessed week! Bóg zapłać!


Entrance: Kochajmy Pana [Love the Lord]
Offertory: Twemu Sercu cześć składamy [To Your Heart We Give Praise]
Communion: Pan Jezus już się zbliża [The Lord Jesus is Already Near]
Post-Communion: Maryi chwałę śpiewać będziem [Mary’s Praises I Will Sing] 
Closing: Najświętsze Serce Boże [Most Holy Heart of God]