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St.

Helen Church
4106 Mountain St.
Beamsville, ON L0R 1B7
Ph: 905-562-7427
Fax: 905-563-0003
Email: office@sthelenscatholic.ca
Opened - October 2, 1938 Est. as a Parish - January 1, 1986
Pastor: Rev. Krzysztof Szczepanik Sunday Masses:
Office Administration: Aggie Agnino Saturday: 5:00pm
Sunday: 9:00am, 11:00am *
*(Children’s Liturgy of the Word)
Office hours:
Tuesday to Friday 9:00am - 3:00pm Weekday Masses:
Closed on Mondays and all Statutory holidays Tuesday: 6:30pm
Wednesday to Friday: 9:00am
Website: www.sthelenscatholic.ca 2nd Friday at Albright: 10:00am
Facebook Page: www.facebook.com/sthelenscatholic 3rd Friday at Mennonite: 10:00am

Sacraments Contacts
Catholic Funeral Rites:
Baptism: When a death occurs in your family, Music Ministry:
1st & 3rd Sunday at 1:00 pm. please call the Parish Office and we Anthony van Engelen
Call parish office. will assist you in making the adve1@yahoo.com
necessary liturgical arrangements.
1st Communion & Confirmation Ministry Scheduling & RFM:
Contact the Parish Office. Chronic Care Facilities: Rachel Reid ~ ministryschedul-
Pastoral visits are made monthly. ing@sthelenscatholic.ca
Reconciliation: Reception of Holy Communion is
Every Saturday 4:00pm - 4:30pm or by available to residence. Fundraising Events:
appointment with the priest. Joe Della Manna
Homebound: josephdellamanna@yahoo.ca
Marriage: Notify the Parish Office when serious
Arrangements six months in advance. illness occurs. When the sick, aged or Facility & Grounds Maintenance:
Marriage preparation is required. incapacitated are confined to home for Craig Luey
an extended time, pastoral visit can be craig.luey@gmail.com
RCIA & RCIC: arranged.
Contact the Parish Office. Catholic Women's League:
Colleen Drake ~ contact parish office
Anointing of the Sick: Schools
Please let us know when someone has St. Mark School Knights of Columbus:
a serious or prolonged illness or is to Principal: Steven Ward Marcel VanRuyven
have surgery. This sacrament mgvanruijven@gmail.com
celebrates the healing of mind and St. Edward School
body and the forgiveness of sins. Principal: Carla Bianco SVDP:
Lorraine Martin ~ contact parish office

Kindly complete the following and place in the collection basket.


Envelopes will be on the round table in the foyer the following weekend.
☐ New Parishioner* ☐ Change of address ☐ Moving
Name________________________ Phone_________________ E-mail___________________
Address______________________________________________ City_____________________
☐ I would like to use offertory envelopes* Postal Code______________
July - Year C
July 7, 2019

Mass Intentions This week, the Sanctuary Lamp burns in


 July 9 -14, 2019 memory of:
As we gather, let us remember and pray for . . . + MICHAEL & TERESA STEINMETZ
th
Tues. ~ ……………………………………….. July 9 The Sanctuary Lamp burns to remind us of Christ’s
6:30 pm + Anka Brckovic (by Zvonko Brckovic) presence in the Blessed Sacrament of the altar.
+ Armando Francavilla If you wish to sponsor the sanctuary lamp for one
(by Nancy Winslow) week the stipend is $35.00
Wed. ~ ……………………………………….. July 10th
9:00 am + Elia & + D’Alessio Families
(by Connie & Louis Elia) our parish prayer
Thurs. ~ ………St. Benedict, Abbot…...……... July 11 th Jesus, open our hearts, enabling us to embrace
9:00 am + John Nelson (by Betty Novak) your teachings and to love one another. Holy
Spirit, lift us and lead us, deepening our desire
Fri. ~ ………………………………………... July 12th to serve God through serving each other. Amen.
10:00 am + Maria Di Iorio (by Angie Nation)
Albright Mnr
Sat. ~ ………………………………………... July 13th OFFICE SUMMER HOURS
5:00 pm + Maria da Gloria Pereira (July & August)
(by the Family) Tuesday to Friday
+ Manuel da Silva (by Maria da Silva) 9:00 a.m. – noon
Sun. ~ ………………………………………... July 14th Diocesan CWL
10:00 am For the People of St. Helen Parish
Annual Golf
MINISTRY FOR THE SICK AND HOMEBOUND Tournament
We are grateful to those who give of (4 Person Scramble)
their time and care to bring Holy
Communion to our parishioners who Saturday, September 14
cannot make it to church due to sickness Whisky Run Golf Course, Port Colborne
or infirmity. If you know of anyone who $95 each includes golf with cart and dinner
would like to receive communion in their home or $30 each dinner only
while hospitalized at West Lincoln Hospital, please To register, please call Piera 905-563-4594
contact the parish office.
MISSION APPEAL
CANADIAN TIRE MONEY In accordance with Diocesan policy we accept a
We continue to collect your Canadian Tire money. It missionary, each year, to speak to us with a view to
can be brought to the office or placed in the collection appealing for funds for missionary work. At the
basket. weekend Masses for August 17/18, we will welcome
PRAYER SHAWL MINISTRY Fr. Ruffino Ezama. Fr. Ezama is a Ugandan Comboni
The Prayer Shawl Ministry continues to create missionary who was ordained a priest in 1994. In 1996
handcrafted shawls for parishioners, their families and he served in the parish of Saint Francis of Assisi in the
friends who are coping with illness, loneliness, pain or Archdiocese of Cotonou. He worked in the pastoral
trouble. They are available to anyone who needs one. activities of this large parish. In 2001 and 2002, he
Please call the office to request a shawl or lap blanket worked in Lodonga Basilica Parish in Arua Diocese
or if you would like to join this ministry. (Uganda) as assistant Pastor. He was the Provincial
Vocation Promoter of the Comboni Missionaries in
BULLETIN ADVERTISING Uganda Province from 2004-2008. He is now a member
Our advertising sponsors on the back of the bulletin of the North American Province serving as Mission
support us & make your bulletin possible; their adver- Director in our Provincial house in Cincinnati (OH)
tising revenue reduces our printing costs. Please support
them when you can. There are some open spaces SPANISH MINISTRY NEEDS DRIVERS
available on the back of the bulletin. If you or you Please call/email the office or speak to Frances
know a friend that may be interested in advertising Hendriks if you can assist. Even just driving one way -
their business, please call or email the office. Small to or from will help. Vans make this much easier.
ads - $250 and large ads - $450 for 1 yr.
This week, the Sanctuary Lamp burns This week, the Sanctuary Lamp burns
in memory of: in memory of:
+ GEORGES & MARTHA BRUTSAERT + TERESA & MIKE COMMISSO
Mass Intentions Mass Intentions
 July 16 - 21, 2019  July 30 - August 4, 2019
As we gather, let us remember and pray for . . . As we gather, let us remember and pray for . . .
th
……………………………………….. July 16 ……………………………………….. July 30
th
Tues. ~ Tues. ~
6:30 pm + Wieslaw Zelazny (by Zofia Zelazny) 6:30 pm + Carl Besseling (by Curry Family)
Wed. ~ ………………………………………... July 17th Wed. ~ ……St. Ignatius of Loyola …….…... July 31st
9:00 am + Dora Geczy & + Elizabeth Barna 9:00 am + Dan Martin (by D’Onofrio Family)
(by Alex Geczy)
Thurs. ~ ……St. Alphonsus Liguiori……….... Aug. 1st
th
Thurs. ~ ………………………………………... July 18 9:00 am + Dorothy Wagner (by Nancy Winslow)
9:00 am Special Intention (by Friesen Family)
Fri. ~ ………..1st Friday Adoration….…... Aug. 2nd
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Fri. ~ ………………………………………... July 19 9:00 am + Terry Hagen (by Clarke Family)
10:00 am Intn’s of Rosemary Salmon Sat. ~ ………………………………………... Aug. 3rd
Menno Home (by Friesen Family) 5:00 pm + Carmela Centritto (by Archibald Family)
Sat. ~ ………………………………………... July 20th + Ernie Brunet (by Maria Iannotta)
5:00 pm For the People of St. Helen Parish Sun. ~ ………………………………………... Aug. 4th
Sun. ~ ………………………………………... July 21 st 10:00 am For the People of St. Helen Parish
10:00 am Intn’s of Pat & George Savage
(by Pat & John Stewart) CELEBRATING 35 YEARS
+ Ernie Brunet (by Viola & Peter Izzo) OUR LADY OF THE ROSARY SHRINE
4706 Miller Road, Port Colborne
This week, the Sanctuary Lamp burns Saturday, July 20, 2019, 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
in memory of: Info/Registrations: Shelley 905-714-7677
+ BARBARA HACK
Mass Intentions UNPLANNED - COMING JULY 12TH
 July 23 - 28, 2019 Unplanned, the movie that is changing hearts and
As we gather, let us remember and pray for . . . minds about abortion, is coming to Landmark
rd
Tues. ~ ……………………………………….. July 23 Cinema in St. Catharines on July 12, 2019. The film
6:30 pm + Clayton Jarvis (by Nancy Winslow) tells the true story of Abby Johnson, a former Planned
Wed. ~ ……………………………………….. July 24th Parenthood abortion clinic director who quit the
9:00 am + Carmela & Luigi Zanni abortion industry after seeing an ultrasound guided
(by Mary Macri) abortion on a 13 week child. For show times call 905-
Thurs. ~ ………St. James, Apostle..…...……... July 25th 682-8843 or Landmarkcinemas.com. Strong attendance
9:00 am + Janet Bolzan (by Nagler Family) on the first weekend will help ensure that Unplanned’s
showing will continue for more than one week,
Fri. ~ ……...Saints Joachim & Anne……… July 26th extending its outreach and impact in our community.
9:00 am + Coyle & Brennan Families
(by vanSteekelenburg Family)
Sat. ~ ………………………………………... July 27th
5:00 pm For the People of St. Helen Parish
Sun. ~ ………………………………………... July 28th
10:00 am + Teresa & Mike Commisso
(by Rose & John Luppino)
When: Sunday, August 18 after 10:00 a.m. Mass
+ Sheila Smith (by Pijl Family) Where: St. Helen Angelina Prokich Great Hall
We’re grilling hotdogs, hamburgers and Polish sausage
(of course...Polish priest….instead of Italian sausage?)
INTRODUCTION TO CONTEMPLATIVE Salad, ice cream, coffee, tea and water will also be
PRAYER WORKSHOP available! All parishioners are welcome to attend. A
Learn to pray in silence and consent to God’s loving sign up sheet will be posted in the entrance of the
presence and healing action within. church if you plan to attend. In order for us to
Saturday July 13, 9-3:30 pm, Mount Carmel adequately prepare, we ask your thoughtfulness to sign
Monastery, 7020 Stanley Ave. Niagara Falls. up in advance rather than be a last minute drop in.
Registration: Brenda Coleman 905 646-1995 or (include your name, number of guests and any relevant
bcoleman@bell.net dietary restrictions). This is a great opportunity to just
hang out as a community - we hope to see you there!
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ST. HELEN BULLETIN
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HELP SUPPORT THE


ST. HELEN BULLETIN
BY SECURING YOUR
AD SPACE TODAY
CONTACT THE OFFICE
905-562-7427
HELP SUPPORT THE
ST. HELEN BULLETIN
BY SECURING YOUR
AD SPACE TODAY
CONTACT THE OFFICE
905-562-7427