Please pray for those in need of healing and comfort:
Max and Monique Armstrong,
Jacquie and Bill Camier,
Bonnie Joyce Irish,
Deacon Gary McCallum,
Dolores and Paul Mulaire,
Antonio F. Viegas,
Maria Helena Viegas,
Please contact our Pastoral Assistant, Sharon, to have names added to the prayer list. Please remember that to have names added to the list and printed in the bulletin and/or posted online we require permission from the person(s) concerned. Thank you for your help.
Please pray for the repose of the souls of the faithful departed:
Dino Carlin +
Funeral Mass February 1, 2017
Julien Leon Dusessoy +
Funeral Mass December 28, 2016
Felix Eudoro Gonzalez +
Funeral Mass November 19, 2016
Lena Czarnecki +
Funeral Liturgy (at Korban Funeral Chapel) November 12, 2016
Ruth Barbara Desnoyers +
Funeral Liturgy October 21, 2016
Otto Karl Pestyk +
Funeral Liturgy (at Chapel Lawn) September 17, 2016
Jane Irene Cadieux +
Funeral Mass September 1, 2016
Nell Angela Ramsay +
Funeral Mass August 5, 2016
Elizabeth (Liz) Lillian Baziuk +
Funeral Mass July 22, 2016
George Joseph Waite +
Funeral Liturgy June 28, 2016
Lois Hope Olinyk +
Funeral Mass March 29, 2016
Joyce Doreen Mary Hiatt +
Funeral Mass March 5, 2016
From the Catechism of the Catholic Church:
III. PRAYER OF INTERCESSION
2634 Intercession is a prayer of petition which leads us to pray as Jesus did. He is the one intercessor with the Father on behalf of all men [and women], especially sinners.112 He is "able for all time to save those who draw near to God through him, since he always lives to make intercession for them."113 The Holy Spirit "himself intercedes for us . . . and intercedes for the saints according to the will of God."114
2635 Since Abraham, intercession - asking on behalf of another has been characteristic of a heart attuned to God's mercy. In the age of the Church, Christian intercession participates in Christ's, as an expression of the communion of saints. In intercession, he who prays looks "not only to his own interests, but also to the interests of others," even to the point of praying for those who do him harm.115
2636 The first Christian communities lived this form of fellowship intensely.116 Thus the Apostle Paul gives them a share in his ministry of preaching the Gospel117 but also intercedes for them.118 The intercession of Christians recognizes no boundaries: "for all men, for kings and all who are in high positions," for persecutors, for the salvation of those who reject the Gospel.119
112 Cf. Rom 8:34; 1 Jn 2:1; 1 Tim 2:5-8.
113 Heb 7:25.
114 Rom 8:26-27.
115 Phil 2:4; cf. Acts 7:60; Lk 23:28,34.
116 Cf. Acts 12:5; 20:36; 21:5; 2 Cor 9:14.
117 Cf. Eph 6:18-20; Col 4:3-4; 1 Thess 5:25.
118 Cf. 2 Thess 1:11; Col 1:3; Phil 1:3-4.
119 2 Tim 2:1; cf. Rom 12:14; 10:1.