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ADVENT DAY OF CONFESSIONS 2018
“Prepare your hearts. Prepare the Way of the Lord”. The Catholic Parishes of North Bay present an Advent Day of Confessions on Tuesday, December 11 from 10:00 am – 8:00 pm at the Pro-Cathedral of the Assumption. Priests will be available all day for the Sacrament of Reconciliation. As we prepare for Christmas, this is a great opportunity to encounter God’s mercy through the Sacrament of Reconciliation.
Confirmation Information Night
Wednesday, November 21 at 6:30 pm
in St. Peter’s Parish Hall. Candidates and parents are asked to attend this meeting. Sponsors are also welcome. Please include a copy your Baptism Certificate with registration form, available from the Parish Office or on the church website www.stpetertheapostle.ca Candidates requesting the Sacrament of Confirmation are presumed to be in Grade 7 or 8 (or older) and to have previously received the Sacraments of Baptism, First Reconciliation and First Eucharist. If you are missing one or more of these sacraments, please call the Parish Office at 705-472-1817.
Key Dates for Confirmation 2018-2019:
Confirmation Information Meeting
November 21, 2018 at 6:30 pm at St. Peter’s Parish
December 1, 2018
9 am – 9 pm at Holy Name Church
6:30-9 pm at St. Joseph-Scollard Hall School
December 7, 2018 March 1, 2019
January 11, 2019 April 5, 2019
February 8, 2019 May 3, 2019
June 5, 2019
6:30-8 pm for Candidates, Parents and Sponsors at Pro-Cathedral Parish
Celebration of the Sacrament of Confirmation
Saturday, June 8, 2019 at 10 am at Pro-Cathedral
Parish celebration with newly confirmed St. Peter’s confirmandi is Sunday, June 9, 2019 at 11 am at St. Peter’s.
Friday, April 27 from 7 PM to 9:30 PM and Saturday, April 28 from 8:45 AM to 4:30 PM the New Evangelization Summit will be live-streamed from Ottawa to North Bay at St. Joseph-Scollard Hall School. The conference includes world class Catholic speakers Sr. Ann Shields, Curtis Martin, Michael Dopp, George Wiegel, Patrick Madrid and Christy Dupuis equipping us with the tools for evangelization and Catholicism in our world today. Cost of $25 includes lunch and light refreshments. Anyone wishing to attend is asked to register online or at their parish office. Make cheques payable to North Bay Regional Parishes. For information about the Summit visit the Ottawa website at www.newevanglization.ca Online registration for NES at http://nesnorthbay.ca For further inquiries contact Len at firstname.lastname@example.org 492-8311 or the parish office.
We are now making preparations for the Fall Tea, Bazaar, Penny Sale and Silent Auction which will be held on October 22, 2016 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. Cost for luncheon is $7/adult; $4/children under 10; and free for children less than 5 years of age. We invite all parishioners to help us. We are in need of prizes for the Penny Sale & Silent Auction table. Prizes (new items only) can be small appliances, electronic gadgets, hand crafted items, glassware, china, ceramics, personal gift packs, boxed games, hard covered books, framed pictures, sporting gear equipment or memorabilia, tool sets, bedding & sheet sets, blankets, Halloween & Christmas decorations, gift certificates for services and restaurants, and monetary donations. We also need donations of knitting, sewing, craft items and baking for the Bazaar. Please bring your penny Sale & Silent Auction prizes before October 19th to the Parish Office or call Marcelle at 705-475-1851 for pick up. All baked goods and food items are to be delivered to the church on Friday, October 21st between 9AM- 1PM, and morning of Saturday, October 22nd. This project is our ONLY FUND RAISER for the year. The proceeds go to many deserving charities. We know we can depend on St. Peter’s parishioners to help us make this Bazaar a HUGE SUCCESS! Please note the Sign-Up Sheet for the food items required for the Luncheon is posted at the back of the church.
Sunday, June 12th at St. Peter the Apostle Church. Mass at 3:30 pm, followed by procession and dinner at 5:00 pm. Tickets are $12/adult; $6/children 11 & under; children under 5 are free. For tickets, call Nella at 705-494- 9424. Proceeds will go to St. Peter’s Food Cupboard.