What's Happening in the Diocese
Diocèse catholique d'Alexandria-Cornwall Catholic Diocese
220, ch. Montreal Rd, C.P./Box 1388, Cornwall ON K6H 5V4 * 613-933-1138
Every Friday Nite
If you are 9 to 17
then join the
every Friday evening for sports, various active
and table games, community building games, and some faith time.
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Just $5 for the year
September 13 to 15
Click here for more information about the Engaged Encounter Marriage Preparation Courses
April & May Confirmations
During April and May, Bishop Marcel will confirm more than 375 children in our diocese. Please pray that
the Holy Spirit will touch these children and their families in a very special way.
Saturday, May 4th at 9:15 a.m. - Morning
Charles-Claude Émile Centre (146 Chevrier)
All ladies are invited to join us from 9:15 a.m. to noon. The morning includes
mass, confession, refreshments, a talk and the rosary. This month Fr. James Swanson, LC continues his series on the Doctors of the
Church with St. Bernard of Clairvaux. A donation of $5 is appreciated.
For more information call Carole at 938-3465.
5th to 10th - Catholic Education Week
Each year the Catholic community of Ontario engages in a week-long celebration of the unique
identity and distinctive contributions of Catholic education. This year’s theme is Growing Together in Faith.
Thursday, May 9th - National March for Life
Bus leaves Wal-Mart south parking lot at 7:30 a.m. with stops at St. Andrews Parish church and Monkland at the former
St. Mary’s Restaurant. We will attend Mass at St. Patrick’s Cathedral at 10:00 a.m. and will join the march at noon.
a lunch and walking shoes. The bus leaves from the front of the Parliament Buildings at 4:00 p.m. sharp for the
return to Cornwall. To reserve your spot contact Joan at 613.931.2087. There is no charge to board the bus.
12th to 19th - National Week for Life and the Family
This first annual National Week for Life and the Family runs from May 12 (Ascension
Sunday) to May 19 (Pentecost Sunday). The bishops of Canada decided on this initiative because of the value that the Church places
Thursday, May 16th - A Path of Freedom and Unity
The Associates to the Charism of the Religious Hospitallers
of St. Joseph invite you to join them on a path of self-discovery, fellowship and a deepening of faith through a special devotion
to the Holy Family. The evening begins at 7:00 p.m. at the Jeanne Mance Hall at the St. Joseph’s Continuing Care Centre (14 York Street,
Cornwall). The guest speaker will be Sister Theresa Shannon, rhsj. For more information contact Anne Vincelli at 613-932-3425.
/ Social Events
Saturday, May 4th - Spring Garage & Bake Sale
From 8:00 a.m. to noon at St. Columban’s School (323 Augustus St.)
by the St. Columban’s CWL.
Saturday, May 4th - Garage & Bake Sale
From 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Ste-Thérèse Parish Hall (1304
Hosted by the Auxiliary of St. Joseph’s Continuing Care Centre.
May 10th to 11th - Clothing sale
St. Mary’s Centre
Sunday, May 12th - Mother’s Day Breakfast
From 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the St. Mary’s Centre in Williamstown.
The cost is $7/person. 6 and under FREE.
The Salesian Sisters invite youth from 9 to 14 to join them each Friday
from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. for sports, games and some faith time (300 McConnell Ave.). For more information contact Sr. Françoise
Family Movie Night
May 17th at 7:00 p.m.
Agora Catholic Centre
to view the trailer