This Week

SUMMER 2017!

IN OUR PARISH...

Thank You

As we conclude the pastoral year and enjoy the summer break, we would like to take this opportunity to express our appreciation to the many parishioners who contribute their time and talent over the year.
To the members of our Liturgical ministries:

– Lectors,
– Eucharistic ministers,
– Hospitality,
– Altar servers,
– Choir and Cantors;
– Sacristans,
– Catechists,
– office volunteers:
please accept the appreciation of the parish community for all you do for the Ascension Parish!
A very special thank you to Olga Overbury for her years of service as Coordinator of our Hospitality ministry from which she is retiring this weekend.

We wish all parishioners
a peaceful and restful summer.


“Be My Disciples” 2017-18  Registration:
Faith Education program for Children
Registration in our faith formation program for children grades 1 to 6 continues.
We encourage you to 
complete yours as soon as possible in order to help us plan for the fall. Forms are available at the back of the church. For new registrations or any additional information please contact Linda Wiltshire, Pastoral Associate
by email: wiltshirecl@msn.com
or by phone 514-932-3131 (Mondays & Thursdays)

ANNOUNCEMENTS...

You are not forgotten
If you, or a loved one, are not able to come to church, we would be happy to pay you a visit & bring you Communion. We can also send you a copy of our Parish bulletin.
Let us know by calling the parish office (514-932-3131) and we will get to you ASAP.

Parish Donations
You can now make your donations to our parish ONLINE through CanadaHelps.
It is a convenient way to donate to our parish even when you are away.
The process is simple and you receive your Tax e-receipt immediately.
Donations may be made using Visa, MasterCard, American Express, PayPal or Interac.


Thank you for your generosity and God bless you.

MASSES THIS WEEK...

MASS HOURS

Weekday Masses:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday at 9:00 AM.
There is no Mass on Thursdays.

Weekend Masses:
Saturday at 4:30 PM
Sunday at 10:30 AM

Mass Intentions

Please note that there are a number of Masses without intentions.
If you would like to remember a loved one or celebrate a special blessing, we invite you to contact the parish office to book a Mass time or the Sanctuary Lamp.

REFLECTION...

Every day when we approach the Eucharist, we need to receive this incredible gift and then, as good stewards, we need to share it by being disciples; by sharing the Good News in our lives and how we live them.
www.catholicsteward.com/blog/

SANCTUARY LAMP...

This week the Sanctuary lamp will burn for peace.

ACTIVITIES...

MONDAY   6:00 PM
Christian Meditation in the Church
For Information call 514-931-5536

MASS HOURS

Weekday Masses:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday at 9:00 AM.
There is no Mass on Thursdays.

Weekend Masses:
Saturday at 4:30 PM
Sunday at 10:30 AM

IN THE DIOCESE...

Camp Caritas a Summer Sports Camp – With a Difference!
A sports camp for boys ages 12-17 from August 1st to 15th, 2017. Camp Caritas situated on Lac La Belle in the Laurentians promotes an open spirituality for teens of all faiths. Great friendship, sportsmanship , character development and so much more! All-inclusive cost: $500.
For information, contact camp Co-Director, Deacon Richard Brisebois, at 514-826-0278
or dcan1000@gmail.com.
Visit the website: www.campcaritas.ca

Summer Retreat
Montreal Directed Retreats offer the opportunity for a silent, personally-directed summer retreat from August 7-11, 2017 in Rougemont at the Cistercian Abbey (471 Principale), a quiet oasis of peace and tranquility in the countryside.
Cost is $295, all-inclusive. Limited space.
For further information, call Paul Empsall at 514-626-9462 or visit www.montrealretreats.org

Marguerite Bourgeoys Museum Discovery Tours
Discover a unique archaeological site, including the remains of Montreal’s first stone chapel along with some very early traces left here by Indigenous people. See how the site was transformed with the arrival of influential women of Bon-Secours, such as Marguerite Bourgeoys and the first women colonists. 30-minute tours will be offered Tuesdays to Sunday afternoons until September 4.
For details contact the office at 514-282-8670 ext. 221 or
visit  
www.marguerite-bourgeoys.com/site