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Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Chapel (Comox)

May 28th, 2017

Ascension of the Lord




Sunday Mass:  @ 1000 hours 

                @ 1200 hrs (noon) June 4th, 2017 Fr. Marek Paczka

                   @ 1000 hours June 11th, 2017 Liturgy of the Word


Weekday Masses:  Tuesdays and Thursdays @ 1100 hours

Note: there will be no weekday masses June 6th and 8th, 2017 




Designated Collection:

Today -  Pope's Pastoral Works




Next Week’s Readings:

Acts of the Apostles, chap. 2, vs 1-11.

1 Corinthians, chap. 12, vs 3-7 and 12-13.

John, chap. 20, vs 19-23.




Chaplains’ upcoming event:

As you already know, every year, chaplains from all over Canada gather for a Special exercise. It will be the case again this year. As such, I will be absent from Comox for two Sundays: 4 and 11 June. Keep us all in your prayers.




Padre Leclerc’s absence:

In a follow up to what has been written above, Fr. Marek Paczka has gracefully accepted to preside Mass for our community on 4 June 2017. Please note the time: 1200 (noon).

On the 11 June, our community will have a Celebration of the Word.





I have been elected on the Presbyteral Counsel of the Military Ordinariate of Canada. I also have been elected president of the Counsel. Please pray for me, as I am a bit concerned about this nomination. As you already know:

* I am not (always) politically correct,

* I tend to tell things the way I see it, and

* I don’t like nonsense.

So please, please, please!! Keep me in your prayers because, to be honest, I am not sure what I am getting into.



Did you know that…

- The Catholic Church consists of more than just the Roman Catholic Church. There are 22 Eastern Rites that are in full communion with Rome and although they go by different names, they are every bit as much a part of the Catholic Church.


(Source: http://www.catholic.org/news/hf/faith/story.php?id=57689)





Parish Council:

Executive Meeting: 1500 hrs (3PM) on Wednesday, May 31st, 2017, @ the Wing Chaplin's office

Parish Council Meeting: 1500 hrs (3PM) on Thursday, June 1st, 2017 @ the Rose Annex





CWL Event:

CV Pregnancy Care Centre Operation Baby Bottle will wrap up Sunday June 18th, 2017.


Knights of Columbus Upcoming Events:

27 May: Council #4597 2nd Annual Yard Sale. Offer your help for the 26 and 27 May to Bro Dennis Pilchak.




OLSH Parish BBQ/Pot-Luck Picnic: Sunday, June 18th, 2017  @ the Rose Annex following mass (1130 hrs).  Hamburgers/Hot Dogs, and some sweets will be provided. Pot-luck for all other fixings (fruits, veggies, soups, salads, hors d’oeuvres, special dishes,  additional sweets, etc).  Please sign up at back of chapel so we can order sufficient BBQ food. 

Volunteer assistance requested for hall set-up on Saturday June 17th, 2017 @ 1000hrs (set-up will mimic the hosted BBQ for the CWL convention – quick and simple).  If available to assist, please contact Wayne at 250-792-1680



Thrift Shop: St. Joseph Hospital Cottage Thrift Shop is in need of used household donations. All items are greatly appreciated. The money raised goes to the hospital. Entrance is around back of the hospital, off Rodello Ave. Drop off hours are:

Monday to Tuesday: 0900 to 1200 (9am to noon)

Wednesday to Friday: 1000 to 1300 (10am to 4pm)

Saturday: 1000 to 1300 (10am to 1pm)



Bulletin: The bulletin is normally printed on Thursdays afternoon. Please send any announcements to Fr. Bastien or Wayne Webb (email to.tiggr@gmail.com) no later than Thursday noon, for consolidation. 



Weekly Invitation: Many parishioners gather at the Wing Dining hall immediately following mass to greet, share and break bread together. All welcomed to join in. Breakfast menu is only approximately $6.00 and lunch menu only $12 and change. Come and join us.





2017 Designated Collections:

  • Sunday April 02, 2017 -  Share Lent
  • Friday April 14, 2017 -  Good Friday (Church of the Holy Land)
  • Sunday May 21, 2017 -  Pope's Pastoral Works
  • Sunday September 24, 2017 -  Needs of the Canadian Church
  • Sunday October 22, 2017  -  Evangelization of Nations (Mission Sunday)



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