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PRE-AUTHORIZED DEBIT

PRE-AUTHORIZED DEBIT—With summer coming we encourage this method of contribution. The Archdiocese automatically debits a preauthorized amount from your account monthly. This allows you to maintain your donations when you are away and ensures that the parish is financially able to maintain itself. Forms can be found in the entrance of the church or contact the office.

 

Summer Hours and Vacation Closure

The Parish Office will be CLOSED on Mondays for the summer effective July 3—Sept. 4th.

 

The Parish Office will be CLOSED for VACATIONS July 3 –17th. If there is an emergency please contact Fr. Andrew directly 902-454-5835 ext. 202.

 

Development and Peace Special Collection for famine crisis

Development and Peace – Caritas Canada, supported by CCCB, is conducting a SPECIAL COLLECTION for the most vulnerable populations to respond to a famine crisis, which is threatening the lives of millions of people in South Sudan, Yemen, Somalia, & Nigeria. The Canadian Government has agreed to match donations made to an eligible registered Canadian Charity UNTIL JUNE 30, 2017. Please visit (and share) our Famine relief information page: www.devp.org/en/famine-relief-fund today. For any questions or TO DONATE: please contact our Atlantic office at (902)429-9489 or dpatlantic@devp.org.

 

Change for Life—Open Door – Return filled bottles this weekend June 17/18

Change for Life—Open Door

Centre provides a safe place for people who experience an unplanned pregnancy. Please return your filled bottle this weekend—Father’s Day –  June 18th Place bottles in the box marked Open Door. To find out more about Open Door visit: opendoorcentre.com.

 

Senior’s Day – Wed. June 14 – 1:00 pm

The next Senior’s Day is Wed. June 14th at 1:00 pm in the Hall. All are welcome to join us to celebrate Canada's 150th birthday – wear red and white

 

 

 

 

 

 

First Friday Mass with Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament

First Friday Mass with Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament will be Friday June 2nd at 7:00 pm

 

CANCELLED: Story and Song at Northwood Sun. June 4th at 2:00 pm.

CANCELLED – Story and Song at Northwood Sun. June 4th at 2:00 pm. Representatives from five of our churches will each share a brief story on the theme of Pentecost, followed by a song or hymn. This is a great chance to come together in an informal setting with our brothers and sisters from various different Christian traditions. Refreshments to follow. 

 

Equip the Saints

Learn more about Archbishop Mancini’s three year diocesan pastoral plan, Equip the Saints. —Saint Benedict Parish, Halifax – Thurs. June 1 at 7:00 pm. All welcome.

 

 

The Parish office and Diocesan offices will be closed on Monday May 22 for the Victoria Day Holiday.

The Parish office and Diocesan offices will be closed on Monday May 22 for the Victoria Day Holiday.

 

Gardeners needed!

Gardeners needed for spring clean up of the park. Please contact Jack and Rita Swan to arrange date and time: 902-455-0396.

 

Parish Email has changed

Please note: Parish Email has changed to:

motherteresaparish.halifax@gmail.com. Please update your contact information and email the office if you wish to receive weekly updates.

 

Divine Mercy Sunday Chaplet & Adoration

Divine Mercy Sunday Chaplet & Adoration 3:00 pm —Sun. April 23rd, 2016.

 

Stations of the Cross

Stations of the Cross at 7:00 pm on Good Friday. All parishioners, family, and friends are welcome!

Friday April 14—Fr. Andrew, Deacon Bob, & Deacon Paul

 

Chrism Mass St. Mary’s Basilica

There will be No Mass at Saint Mother Teresa on Holy Tuesday—April 11th . All are welcome to attend the Chrism Mass at St. Mary's Basilica at 12 :00 pm.

 

Income Tax Receipts are available

2016 Tax Receipts are available and located at the back of the Church in alphabetical order.

 

Weekly contribution envelopes

Weekly contribution envelopes are at the back of the church.  If you would like to make regular donations to support our Parish please contact the office to register: 902-54-5835 ext. 201 or you can sign up for PRE-AUTHORIZED DEBIT—We encourage this method of contribution. The Archdiocese automatically debits a preauthorized amount monthly. This allows you to maintain your donations even when you are away from the parish and ensures that the parish is financially able to maintain itself. We thank you for your continued support for this Parish Community. Forms can be found in the entrance of the church or contact the office for more information. 

Please write your name and full address on the first envelope you return to the  Parish for 2017 in order to verify the information on file with the Office.  Thank you. 

 

 

Advertise on the Back of Our Bulletin!

Ad in Our Weekly Bulletin

Guidelines for advertising in the Weekly bulletin
“It is zeal for your house that has consumed me” (Psalm 69,9)

Dear Contributors,

I would like to reach out to you today and thank you for your contribution to Saint Mother Teresa of Kolkata Parish. Your ads in our publication will help us with the cost of publishing our weekly colour bulletin. It is your zeal for the House of God – recalled by Psalm 69 – that we want to emphasize and to encourage.

  1. We gather the Ads on the last page of the bulletin in order to be equitable with all. Your yearly sponsorship begins February through the end of January. For short term advertisements please contact the office.

Dimensions and price are as follows:

  • One space (7/8 x 2 inches) for $200.00
  • Two spaces (Landscape 4.5 x 1 7/8 inches; portrait 1 7/8 x 2 inches) for $400.00
  • Four spaces (4.25 x 1 7/8 inches) for $600.00
  1. We can provide a design for you. But if you should provide your own design, please take in consideration our measures, so that your ad will not be distorted. Please submit as .jpg.
  1. For any further details, comments and suggestions don’t hesitate to contact the office of the parish during the office hours, as it is shown in every bulletin and on our website: www.mothertersaparish.com, write to this email: motherteresa@eastlink.ca.
  1. Although the ad purchase does not qualify as a charitable deduction, it may be deductible as a business expense. You should always check with your tax advisor for specific information about your tax status.
  1. Saint Mother Teresa of Kolkata Parish reserves the right to reject ads or ad copy that is not consistent with the Catholic faith.

For further details or to place an ad please contact the parish office: 902-454-5835 ext. 201

Lenten Video Series

This year we will once again watch the Lenten Video Series from Archbishop Mancini for the New Evangelization.  Everyone is invited. The last one is this Sunday after 10:00 am Mass—March 26th.

 

Penitential Service

Lenten Penitential Service with 4 guest priests for individual confession on Wed. March 22nd at 7:00 pm.

 

Ash Wednesday

Mass will be at 7:00 pm with distribution of Ashes on March 1st—Ash Wednesday— a day of prayer and fasting. Lent is a time for penance and repentance, for almsgiving and prayer, for working to change attitudes that are not pleasing to God.

 

Office Closed Monday Feb. 20 for Heritage Day

Pleaase note the office will be closed for Heritage Day.  Sorry for any inconvenience.

Sunday School Cancelled Feb. 19 for Heritage Day

No Sunday School Classes Feb. 19th, due to the holiday weekend. Classes resume on Feb. 26th.

 

Service of Prayer and Praise at Northwood – Sun. Jan 29th

Sun. Jan. 29th – Combined Service of Prayer and Praise at 2:00 p.m. at the Shirley Bernstein Hall of Northwood Manor. Churches of the North End will be gathering in worship to celebrate the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity. This year’s service has been prepared by the people of Germany and the theme is “Reconciliation – The Love of Christ Compels Us (cf. 2 Corinthians 5:14-20). Refreshments to follow.

 

Pulpit Exchange – Week of Christian Unity

On Sat. Jan. 21st and Sun. Jan. 22nd Pulpit Exchanges takes place at our North End Churches. We welcome Rev. Leo Fletcher from Mulgrave Park United Baptist Church.

 

Soup and Biscuit lunch – Sun. Jan. 15th, 2017

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The Social Committee will be hosting a soup /biscuit lunch following the 10:00 am Mass on Sun. Jan 15th. All are welcomed.

 

 

Christmas Schedule 2016

Children’s Christmas Pageant

Children's Christmas Pageant will be held Sunday Dec. 18th after 10:00 am Mass with refreshments to follow.

 

Sunday School classes will resume Sundsay January 8, 2016.

Advent Penitential Service

Our Parish will have an Advent Penitential Service with individual confessions on Wed. Dec. 14th at 7:00 pm with three guest priests.

 

Kids Night Friday Dec. 2nd. 6:30 – 8:00 pm

Kid's Christmas Night this coming Friday, Dec. 2nd, 6:30-8pm in the church hall. We will be decorating cookies, decorating Santa and have some other  activities lined up. Weather permitting we may go caroling in the neighborhood. You may like to drop off and head out to do a bit of Christmas shopping or just relax over a coffee.

 

Children’s Liturgy program

Children’s Liturgy program starts this weekend during Mass – First Sunday of Advent.

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