ROMAN CATHOLIC ARCHDIOCESE OF ST. JOHN’S
NOTICE TO FAMILIES
Re: 2021 Annual Cemetery Liturgy Services
Due to the public health restrictions in place to control the spread of the Covid 19 Virus,
families are advised that the annual liturgy services in all Roman Catholic cemeteries in the Archdiocese of St. John’s will not be held this year.
As individual cemetery services cannot take place this summer,The Sunday Mass televised on NTV
10:30 a.m. Sunday July 18, 2021will be offered for the intentions of all the deceased
of the Archdiocese
A special live-streamed Mass at the Basilica
7:00 p.m. on Tuesday July 20, 2021
will be celebrated in memory of all the deceased
Winner of today’s Trouter’s Special Draw of $1,000.00 was Danielle Peddigrew. Winning ticket # 1056. Drawn by Regina Slaney and witnessed by Fr. Fleming. Congratulations!!!!
Winner of today’s draw of $1,000.00 – Trouter’s Special was Susan Parsons. Lucky # 1219. Drawn by Mike Kavanagh and witnessed by Allision Myler. Congratulations!!!!
Our first draw of $1,000.00 took place today, May 26th. The winner is John Blackwood. Ticket # 1643. Drawn by Fr. James Fleming and witnessed by Brenda Sheir Congratulations John!!!!!! We still have 170 tickets available. Call our Parish Office at 754-1195.
The first draw of $1,000.00 will take place on Wednesday, May 26th @ 3:00 PM. We will continue to draw for $1,000.00 each Wednesday for an additional 8 weeks until the Grand draw on July 28th at 3:00 PM. The Grand draw will be 5 draws of $1,000.00 and 1 draw of $10,000.00. Drop by our office to purchase a ticket. IT MIGHT BE THE LUCKY ONE!!!!!
Due to the Covid 19 restrictions, our Parish has contacted the Lottery License Board concerning our Trouter’s Special Ticket Sweep. We have obtained permission to postpone our draw. The new dates are as follows:
Nine weekly draws commencing May 26th, 2021
Final Draw, Wednesday, July 28th, 2021 @ 3:00 PM
If you wish to purchase a ticket, please call 754-1195.
Gonzaga High School will be holding its annual Ocean Ranger Memorial Prayer Service to remember
those who lost their lives in the tragedy 39 years ago. The service will be held on Monday, February 15,
2021 at 1:00 p.m. at St. Pius X Church. Due to public health guidelines, this event has limited seating and
pre-registration is required. Family members affected by this tragedy are encouraged to register early.
To register for this event, please email firstname.lastname@example.org on or before February 10th at 12:00 PM. Masks are mandatory.
Trouter’s Special Tickets are now available at the Parish Office and at our Church. Committee members will be calling last year’s ticket buyers in the next few weeks. Thank you for your support. If you are interested in purchasing a ticket please call the Parish Office at 754-1195. Tickets are $20.00 each.
Sessions for the preparation of children for the Sacraments of Confirmation and First Eucharist have been scheduled. All sessions will take place at 11:30 following, 10:15 mass.
The dates are as follows.
Confirmation preparation sessions – February 21, 28, March 7, 21, Confirmation will be celebrated on Sunday, April 11.
First Eucharist preparation sessions – April 18, 25, May 2, 9, 26, 23, 30, First Eucharist will be celebrated on Corpus Christi Sunday, June 6.
Due to Covid restrictions pre-registration is required for Ash Wednesday on February 17th at 12:15 PM & 7:00 PM. You may call the Parish Office from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM on the week of February 8th to 12th to register.
This Mission is being offered from Sunday February 21st to Wednesday, February 24th. It will be offered live at the Basilica Cathedral of St. John the Baptist and live streamed on thebasilica.ca or thebasilica.net. For in person attendance, Pre-registration is required. To pre-register, please call the Basilica Parish Office at 754-2170.
Mission Prayer Service with Mission Homily at
Daily Lenten Masses will be celebrated and Live-streamed at 9:00 AM.
Closing Mass for the Mission – Wednesday, February 24th @ 7:00 PM
Confessions and Adoration – 8:00 PM to 9:00 PM on Tuesday, February 23rd after Mission Prayer Service.