NEW PAROCHIAL ADMINISTRATOR named for Holy Name of Mary
The Archbishop has named a new Parochial Administrator, Fr. Paul J. Gaudet, to take charge of parish affairs effective August 1, 2016.
Fr. Paul was born in 1960, the fourth of five children, and raised in Montreal. In 1980 he moved to Toronto and began a B.A. in Philosophy at York University in the fall of 1983. He entered St. Augustine's Seminary in 1986 and was ordained to the Priesthood in May of 1991 for the Archdiocese of Toronto.
After serving two years in Toronto, Fr. Paul joined the Canadian Forces (CF) as a chaplain in July 1993 and served on several bases in Canada during his career, as well as tours in Croatia and Bosnia.
In 2012, Fr. Paul retired from the CF and returned to full time studies at Carleton and St. Paul Universities, obtaining a BA in Psychology and a MA in Counselling and Psychotherapy. Fr. Paul worked briefly in the Counselling/Psychotherapy field before deciding to return to full time ministry. He has been assisting with the celebration of Mass and other sacrament at St. Monica's Parish in Ottawa for the past year.
Please welcome Fr. Paul as he takes over from Fr. Ben in the pastoral and temporal care of our parish.
NEXT BOOK CLUB MEETING, June 15, at 6:30pm in the vestry.
All are welcome to attend!
YEAR OF MERCY PRESENTATIONS: Saturday June 18th from 2 – 4 p.m
You are cordially invited to the Divine Mercy Centre & Apostolate at 2531 Dalhousie Concession 2 on June 18th; there will be three presentations and a personal testimony along with light refreshments. Charity Nzowa will present "A Most Merciful Spouse", Rose-Anne Desmarais will present "Mercy for the Marginalized" and Willy Effinger will present "Mary, Mother of Mercy". If coming from out of town, please visit www.divinemercycentre.com/ for directions. (GPS will not get you here).
!!! HELP NEEDED !!! ALL PARISHIONERS WELCOME !!!
Fall Tea & Bazaar, Sat. Oct. 29, 2016, 1pm to 3pm
1. Bazaar convener position opened - contact Cathy Hudson (613-257-8660)
2. Dishes table coordinator position opened - contact Mary-Lou Labrie (613-256-5069)
3. Cash only prizes for Bazaar Raffle draw - contact Terry Caron (613-256-3635) or Ruth Du Bois (613-256-7030)
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We're part of a global effort that includes our town: The larger community in which we live, work, play and worship has undertaken to do it's share. The Syrian Refugee Committee of Mississippi Mills (SRCMM) currently has many families from across our community participating in Syrian refugee sponsorship and settlement activities.
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Pastoral Mission Statement
Aware of our diversity and gifts, we the Eucharistic Family of Holy Name of Mary are determined to create and to celebrate our UNITY. We are called to humbly serve Jesus Christ by ministering to our community with compassion, justice, prayer, healing and forgiveness.
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P.O. Box 1029
Almonte, ON, K0A 1A0
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