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OUR LADY OF LOURDES PARISH, WATERLOO
173 Lourdes Street
Waterloo, Ontario N2L 1N5
519-886-0342
lourdeswaterloo@rogers.com
www.ourladyoflourdeswaterloo.com

Pastor:                                              Fr. Rafal Tomon
Deacon:                                            Rev. Mr. Phong Hoang
Administrative Assistant:               Mrs. Patrycja Wiecek
Parish office hours:                         Parish Office Closed (Dec 26 - Jan 23, 2021)


Sunday Masses:                               No Public Mass (Dec 26 - Jan 23, 2021)

Sacrament of Baptism:                    By appointment
                                                           please contact the parish office


Sacrament of Marriage:                   By appointment
                                                           please contact the parish office
Announced Mass intentions for Jan 18 to Jan 24, 2021

Monday...............….........+ Jack Hannenberg –  Cathy Steinberg
Tuesday...........................+ Veronica Voisin – Don & Louann Miller 
Wednesday..11:00 a.m...+ Perko Family – Olga Perko (LIVE STREAM)
Thursday ........................+ Frank Ciccarelli – Chamaine & Frank Volpini
Friday .............................+ Manel Senanayake – Jayasundera Family
                  
Saturday ..........................+ Paul Kennedy – Ed & Carmel Kenndy
Sunday..............................Living & deceased members of our parish
                                11:00 a.m.......Special Intention  (LIVE STREAM)
                             
NO PUBLIC MASS STARTING ON DEC 26 - FEB 11, 2021
LIVE STREAM MASS WILL BE ON WEDNESDAY & SUNDAY AT 11:00 A.M.
PARISH OFFICE WILL BE CLOSED
PHONE CALL MESSAGES AND EMAILS WILL BE
CHECKED REGULARLY 
THE WEEK OF PRAYER FOR CHRISTIAN UNITY is traditionally celebrated January 18th-25th, which, this year, is in the middle of a pandemic lockdown. The Biblical Text for 2021 is John 15:1-17. The theme, taken from that passage is: Abide in my love and you shall bear much fruit (John 15:5-9). The Monastic Community of Grandchamp prepared the texts. Each day focuses on a specific theme taken from the Biblical Text. See http://www.christianunity.va/content/unitacristiani/en.html

For Christian Unity:
that we who are the Temple of God and Body of Christ may grow in our understanding of each other and cooperate in announcing God’s love and forgiveness as we work to overcome evil and injustice.
We pray.
WHY@Breakfast invites you to an online presentation
“Full of Grace,”
fingering the beads

on Saturday, February 6th, 2021, from 9:30 AM to 11 AM.
 
Our speaker, Sister Eileen Power, CND, will share her insights on how to relate the rhythm and the focus of each mystery of the rosary to our own lives during her presentation.  Sister Eileen Power has over 30 years of teaching experience with the Toronto Separate School Board. Since her retirement as a teacher, Sister Eileen has been offering retreats and facilitating programs for high school chaplains and the wider community. In recent years, Sister Eileen provides spiritual direction to those who wish to seek God with a spiritual companion.  The online presentation will be delivered via Zoom.  As we look forward to the Feast of Our Lady of Lourdes and the World Day of the Sick, let us take this opportunity to rediscover the healing power of praying the rosary.   Join us on February 6th and gain new perspective on praying the rosary and get excited in picking up the prayer beads!  Please register via the following link.
REGISTRATION FOR FEB 6th WHY@BREAKFAST
Registration for the presentation is free, but you may wish to consider donating to your favourite charity. You may also find additional information and may register through the website https://whyatbreakfast.com.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY 
to everyone celebrating a birthday in January.

May God bless you on your birthday, and always. Happy Birthday to you! Today I celebrate the life that God has given you, and give thanks to Him for the many blessings you bring to my life. May the LORD bless you on your birthday, and may your day be filled with joy and your year full of many blessings


We Depend on Your Generosity

 

Our Lady of Lourdes Parish depends entirely on the generosity of our parishioners.
We are extremely grateful for your overwhelming support and we would like to take this opportunity to extend our heartfelt gratitude for your support to our parish and those who are in need.  

Pre – Authorized Giving: through scheduled monthly or weekly transfers. Forms are available by sending an email or by calling our parish office and we will send the forms to you. Fill out the form, attach a void cheque and place the form in a sealed envelope and put it in the parish office mailbox or scan both and email to lourdeswaterloo@rogers.com
  • Drop off your weekly envelope by putting it in the mailbox in the Parish Office door off of the Parking Lot.
  • Post-dated cheques.  Instead of coming every week, put several post-dated cheques into the same envelope.
  • Electronic Giving: https://hamiltondiocese.com/covid19parishfund/
    and click support my parish now and make your donation automatically using your credit on this secure page.
     
    Monthly Budget Review as of Dec 31, 2020

    Cumulative financial objective – 52 weeks @ $7,500......     $390,000.00
    Weekly contributions (year to date)..................................     $232,233.44
    Pre-authorized giving (year to date).......   $ 146,210.88         $378,444,32
    Over (under) objective......................................................      ($11,555.68)

Pope's January Prayer Intention

Human Fraternity
May the Lord give us the grace to live in full fellowship with our brothers and sisters of other religions, praying for one another, open to all.

                            

"The Kids Bulletin" is a fun way for children to reinforce Sunday Mass and learn more about their Faith. If you would like to please consider printing your own copies. Simply go to www.thekidsbulletin.wordpress.com and either sign up to receive "The Kids Bulletin" via your email or print each week's bulletin directly from the website.

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173 Lourdes Street 
Waterloo, ON N2L 1N5 
(519) 886-0342

 
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