Biuletyn / Bulletin – 6-ego maja 2012 roku/ May 6, 2012

Piąta niedziela wiekanocna / Fifth Sunday of Easter.

Today, we also mark the Feast of Our Lady Queen of Poland/ Uroczystość Najświętszej Maryi Panny, Królowej Polski
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, May 9, 6:30 p.m.: Novena to Our Lady of Czestochowa
In memory of John Farrell (Carolyn and Michael Kiley)

Sunday, May 13, 2012 – 6th Sunday of Easter – 9:30 a.m.
In memory of Bridget Kyte (Kyte family)

Lector: Aggie Stephenson
Eucharistic Minister: Marilyn Gillis
Altar Server: Marjorie MacKinnon

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

Collection Receipts for Sunday, April 29: $704.50  

RESPONSORIAL PSALM: Będę Ci chwalił w wielkim zgromadzeniu.

“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:  May 6: Gościwit, Jan, Judyta; May 7: Benedykt, Bogumir, Ludmiła, Ludomiła; May 8: Marek, Michał, Piotr, Stanisław; May 9: Bożydar, Grzegorz, Karolina, Mikołaj (Nicholas); May 10: Częstomir, Jan; May 11: Filip, Franciszek, Iga, Ignacy, Lew, Lutogniew, Mira, Żegota; May 12: Dominik, Jan, Joanna, Wszemił; May 13: Andrzej, Ciechosław, Gloria, Magdalena, Piotr, Robert



THE VIGIL CANDLE for the weeks beginning April 30th and May 7th will be in memory of Michael Ardelli by Shirley and family.

            Vigil candles are now being booked for another year.

MEETING – “Living with Cancer” Support Group: This is a support group for those who have had a diagnosis of cancer, for their family, and caregivers. Wednesday, May 16, 1:30-3:30 p.m., Royal Canadian Legion Whitney Pier Branch. Guest speaker: Dr. John Ritter.

LITURGICAL COMMITTEE: For the parishioners who recently volunteered for the Liturgical Committee, we would like to ask that you meet over lunch after Mass in the church basement. A table has been reserved for you. There are two items on the agenda: 1. Planning for Boze Cialo (Corpus Christi) in June, including an outdoor procession around the church; and 2. Developing some suggestions for prayers of the faithful that should be read at upcoming Masses.

100th ANNIVERSARY – 2013: For the parishioners who recently volunteered to help with church tours, to develop our commemorative postage stamp, and to put together a 100th anniversary Polish cookbook with local recipes as a way of fund-raising, there will be a meeting on Wednesday, May 16, at 7 p.m. in the O’Connell House. The work on organizing the other 100th anniversary projects will get started in the coming weeks.

PROVINCIAL HERITAGE CONFERENCE DELEGATES TO VISIT ST. MARY’S POLISH CHURCH: On Friday, June 15, delegates at the Nova Scotia Heritage Conference will be touring our church and having lunch here. This will generate some revenue for the church/100th anniversary. Our church is a provincially designated heritage property – the only one honouring Polish Nova Scotians. 

ON-LINE VERSION OF BULLETIN: Our bulletin is also available on-line on the parish website: .

PIERSCAPE FESTIVAL: Our choir will take part again at Holy Redeemer Church, Tuesday, May 8, at 7:30 p.m. Silver Collection.