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 Holy Name of Jesus Parish, 950 Old Kingston Mills Road, Kingston, Ontario, Canada, K7L 4V3 

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4th Sunday in Ordinary Time
Saturday Feb    2 5:30 pm James & Martha Scott & Deceased Family Members - Church
Sunday Feb    3 8:45 am
10:30 am
Harold Legere - Church
Parishioners - St Martha School
Monday Feb    4 9:30 am Arthur Gibson
Tuesday Feb    5 9:30 am Margaret Monroe
Ash Wednesday
Wednesday Feb    6 9:30 am
1:00 pm
7:00 pm
Gwen Dundon - Church - Holy Name School Mass
Ashes Service at St. Martha School
Don Pearse - Church
Thursday Feb    7 9:30 am Fr. James McGarvey
Friday Feb    8 10:30 am
7:00 pm
7:30 pm
Intentions of Lou & Maddy Schmidt- Fairmount Nsg Home
Stations of the Cross
Shirley Denis
Saturday Feb    9 5:30 pm Parishioners - Church
Sunday Feb  10 8:45 am
10:30 am
Murray Fleet - Church
Nelda Belanger - St Martha School
4th Sunday in Ordinary Time
Jesus preached “ Blessed are the poor in spirit.”
To be “poor in spirit” is to be open to accepting the Word of God,
and thus to living in solidarity with, and in service to, others.
May God grant us the courage and inspiration to humbly live the Beatitudes every day.

March 28 - Fish Fry

Start planning now for Lent which begins on Ash Wednesday, February 6th.
There will be 3 services that day: 9:30 am; 1pm; and 7pm.
Also on Friday evenings during Lent we celebrate the Stations of the Cross at 7pm. followed by Mass. 

Easter is always the first Sunday after the full moon, after the spring equinox (March 21st) .  This year Easter is March 23rd so Lent begins on Ash Wednesday, February 6th.  Therefore, our annual pancake breakfast will be Sunday, February 3rd. 

Thank you to the Knights of Columbus for today’s pancake breakfast. This is just one of the many things the Knights do for our Parish.

There will be a special Mass for Married Couples on Tuesday, February 12, at 7:00pm.
Come with your spouse for a special blessing.  

Finance Committee Meeting, Monday, February 25, 7:30 pm.

Mission Committee Meeting, Tuesday, February 26, at 7:30 pm.

Children’s Liturgy Leaders: Special meeting on Wednesday, February 27th.  Details to come.

Youth Group     - The over night retreat has been postponed until March 1st.

Catholic Women’s League: Dues ($15.00) are being collected for 2008. Envelopes are at the back of the church and can be placed in the collection basket at Mass. New members are always welcome.
Silent auction - All ladies are invited to a silent auction / draw & social to raise money for “Buy-A-Net” & Fight against Aids in Africa on Wednesday, March 5, 2008 in St. Joseph’s Room of Msgr. Raby House.  Sposored by C.W.L.

Please be vigilant: Make sure your property taxes and school support designation is “English- Separate” to support our two parish schools.
The Municipal Office Assessment Corporation reverts taxes to public schools unless you designate your taxes.

Sincere Appreciation to Holy Name Parishioners.
Jean and I have been touched deeply by your thoughtfulness, your prayers, and your generosity following my recent heart by-pass surgery.  Many of you have heard the expression; “that belonging to Holy Name Parish is like belonging to a family”.  We can attest to that and we say; “Thank you for demonstrating that you truly care.”
Sincerely, Jean and Gary Richards

Thank you for praying for our Armed Forces
The following have returned home safely: 
Serge St. Jacques, Brody Macdonald,  Boyd Carter,  Mike McBride, Will Graydon, and Pat Norwood
Please continue to pray for those now serving in foreign lands:
M. Engle, M. Batley,  Mike Archibald, Steve Mariano , David Hannan, Charles Rae,  Ed O’Brien,  Robert Olivier & Jeff Winters.
Keep praying for the safe return of all those serving overseas.

Thank you to all who continue to bring food items every weekend for the St. Vincent de Paul Society.  They report that our food is not on the shelf very long.  Poor families are truly in need.  Thank you for helping them. (Matthew 25:35" I was hungry and you fed me”.)

The Parish Prayer Network consists of over 50  parishioners who pray for you each day.  They also pray for people in need and for special intentions.  If you would like to join the Prayer Network, or if you have an intention for the Prayer Network  please call 613-546-0418   

KINDERGARTEN - Fall 2008 - Now is the time to register for classes in the Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic District School Board. -Leading and Learning with Faith.  We are a dynamic Catholic educational system designed to form and inform students - heart, body, mind and soul.
Call Holy Name School or St. Martha School.

New Life Group; A Catholic Ministry for the separated and divorced will have a meeting February 5th, 7:30 to 9:30 pm at the Diocesan Centre.  The topic will be “Journey to Healing: Courage to Change” and the speaker will be Fr. Mack Burke.
All faith denominations are welcome.

St. Joseph’s School of Nursing Alumnae - There will be a general meeting February 7th at
7:00 p.m. in the Henderson Board Room of the Hotel Dieu Hospital.

St. Joseph’s Catholic Women’s League: All are invited to attend the monthly meeting in St. Joseph’s C.W.L.  On Monday, February 11th at 7:00pm.  Guest speaker will be Nona Mariotti, of the Kingston Grandmothers’ Connection.  The topic will be “ Grandmothers in Africa”.  All are welcome.

Regiopolis-Notre Dame Catholic High School Grade 8 Parent Information Night will be held Tuesday, February 12, 2008 from 7:00 - 8:30 pm in the RND Cafetorium.  Information on the International Baccalaureate Program will be from 6:00 - 6:45 pm.

Valentine Lunch and Bake Sale sponsored by Saint John the Apostle C.W.L. on Thursday, February 14th in the church hall, from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.  Soup, Sandwich and dessert for $5.00. 
Everyone Welcome!

Our Lady of Lourdes Parish Kingston Music Ministry is delighted to present “An Evening of Praise”, featuring the renowned Cantabile choir, on Sunday, February 24, 2008, at 7:30 p.m., at Our Lady of Lourdes Church in Kingston.

The National Catholic Mission will be on Vision TV. on Monday,  March 3, and Tuesday,
March 4,  at  7:00 pm.  Father Rolheiser, A Canadian Oblate Priest and Rector of the Oblate School of Theology in  San Antonio, Texas is the Preacher both nights..

You are invited to a very special, spiritual event:
 The International Eucharistic Congress in Quebec City, June 15-22.
Catholics from all over the world will be there.
Check out the website: ww.cei2008.ca  
If you are going to the Eucharistic Congress:
1.  Register at website
2. Contact Margie Ann McKinnon at the Diocesan Centre to arrange train, accommodations, and details for Kingston group.  She will answer all your questions.
3.  Inform Parish Office that you are registered.
45 people from the Archdiocese of Kingston have registered.
For more information please contact Margie Ann at 613-548-4461
Liturgy Schedule
February 9 & 10
5:30 pm
Brian Mayfield  George & Dina Caron F. Carey & G. McNichols
8:45 am
Jane Baldock B. Henderson & J. Grodzinski M. Gerdis & S. Gerdis
St Martha
10:30 am
Brian Reitzel Sonny & Chantal Hatton As Scheduled

Statue of Mary (Please leave in the entrance after the Mass you attend - for the next family).
The week of February 3rd prayers will be offered in the home of Bill Coulter
The week of February 10th prayers will be offered in the Lefebvre Home.

It is our goal to have at least 2 or 3 adorers or a family for each hour -
If you can give an hour to Jesus PLEASE call   Shirley - 613-548-3091

A man was telling his neighbour, “ I just bought a new hearing aid.
It cost me four thousand dollars, but it’s state of the art. It’s perfect.”
“Really,” answered the neighbour. “What kind is it?”
“Twelve thirty.”

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