Biuletyn / Bulletin – 9-ego kwietnia 2017 roku / April 9, 2017

Parafia p.w. Narodzenia Najświętszej Maryi Panny
21 Wesley St., Sydney, NS, B1N 2M5
Tel.: (902) 564-4847
Witamy wszystkich! Welcome to all!
We are pleased to share our faith and rich traditions with the whole community.
Established in 1913. Church rebuilt in 2015-2016. Our second century of faith and service

PROBOSZCZ/PASTOR:  Father Rich Philiposki 902-564-4847 or cell 902-577-6331

MSZY/MASSES: Sunday at 10:00 am, 4:00 pm
Monday at 8:30 am
Wednesday, Thursday & Friday at 6:30 pm
First Saturday of the month at 8:30 am
Novena to Our Lady of Częstochowa following the Wednesday evening Mass
Chaplet of Divine Mercy following the Friday evening Masss

SPOWIEDŹ:  Godzina do uzgodnienia z księdzem.
SACRAMENT OF RECONCILIATION: Anytime upon request to the priest.

SAKRAMENT CHRZTU ŚWIĘTEGO:  Prosimy o kontakt z księdzem conajmniej na 1 miesiąc przed planowaną datę.
SACRAMENT OF BAPTISM: Please contact the priest at least one month in advance.

SAKRAMENT MAŁZEŃSTWA:   Zapowiedzi powinny być ogłoszone conajmniej na 6 miesięcy przed planowaną datę.
SACRAMENT OF MATRIMONY: Intentions must be announced at least six months in advance.


Niedziela Palmowa / Palm Sunday

TODAY’S MASS INTENTION (10:00 am Mass) is for Gerald Travis offered by Peggy Ryba & family.
TODAY’S MASS INTENTION (4:00 pm Mass) is for Parishioners of St. Mary's.

Eucharistic Minister for today:

Ushers for collection today:



Monday, April 10, No Mass.
(Chrism Mass in Antigonish at 4:00 pm)
Tuesday, April 11, 6:30 pm.
The Mass intention will be for Ryszarda Sokolowska from the parish
Wednesday, April 12, 6:30 pm. The Mass intention will be for William Howell offered by Shirley & Carolyn Ardelli. 7:00 pm: Lenten Lamentations
Thursday, April 13, Holy Thursday / Wielki Czwartek: 7:00 pm-Solemn Mass of Lord’s Supper     (8:00 pm- Altar Server pizza party)
Friday, April 14, Good Friday / Wielki Piatek: 12:00 pm-Gorzkie Żale, Way of the Cross   6:30 pm-Liturgy of Good Friday
Saturday, April 15, Holy Saturday / Wielki Sobota: 1:00 pm-Swieconka / Blessing of Easter Food Baskets.   7:30 pm-Easter Vigil Mass

Sunday, April 16, 8:30 am Easter Sunday / Wielkanoc: Resurrection of our Lord / "Rezurekcja" Solemn Resurrection Procession and Mass. The Mass intention will be for deceased members of the Baker family.
Eucharistic Minister:
Altar Servers: All altar servers present
Care Committee: to visit or send a card, please call Catherine Tucker (902-567-0146) or Vicki Aucoin (562-7142)

Sunday, April 16, 4:00 pm The Mass intention will be for Parishioners of St. Mary's.
Altar Server:

Collection receipts for Sunday, April 2: $1634.00 (broken down as follows: $685.00 general collection, $290.00 monthly, $21.00 votive candles, $48.00 loose, $430.00 flowers, $140.00 rebuilding fund, $20.00 building fund). Thank you very much for your generous support of St. Mary's Polish Parish. Dziekujemy bardzo.

MASS CARDS / VIGIL INTENTIONS: To reserve Mass Intentions / Vigil Intentions, please call Father Rich (902-564-4847 or cell 902-577-6331) or Carolyn Ardelli-Kiley (902-539-1725).

IN MEMORIAM DONATION: To make an In Memoriam donation, please speak with Shauna MacKay. These will be acknowledged in the bulletin. Building Fund contributions will go toward the new church. To contribute to the Rebuilding Fund, if you do not have an envelope, you can write on your regular envelope or cheque “Designated to the Rebuilding of St. Mary’s Polish Church.”




Niech Bedzie Pochwalony Jezus Chrystus!  Na wieki wiekow!

We begin the Great and Holy Week with our observance of Palm Sunday. Jesus makes His triumphant entry into Jerusalem as the crowds sing and greet Him waving palm branches, but by Friday the same crowds will be shouting ”Crucify him!” Thus we begin the most solemn time of our Christian calendar year. As we commemorate the paschal Mysteries of Our Lord’s Passion, Death and Ressurrection; I encourage you all to attend at least some of the very special services and Masses of this week.

Please note that principal (High) Mass on Easter Sunday will be moved to 8:30 a.m. just for that day.


Holy Thursday / Wielki Czwartek:

6:00 pm Last Supper -Glebe House
7:00 pm Solemn Mass of Lord’s Supper
Adoration to 10:00 pm
Good Friday / Wielki Piątek:
12:00 pm Gorzkie Żale & Stations
6:30 pm Liturgy of Good Friday
Holy Saturday / Wielka Sobota:
1:00 pm Swieconka-Blessing of Easter Food Baskets
7:30 pm Solemn Easter Vigil Mass
Easter Sunday / Wielkanoc:
8:30 am “Rezurekcja” Solemn Resurrection Procession & Mass
4:00 pm Third Mass of Easter

Sacrament of Penance for PREP children after Mass today followed by Altar Server practice.

CONFESSIONS: Today from 3:10 - 3:50 pm

ST. CECELIA CHOIR PRACTICE: Tuesday after 6:30 pm Mass

PIZZA PARTY: Holy Thursday for all Altar Servers after the 7:00 pm Mass

BLESSING OF EASTER BASKETS: On Holy Saturday, just a reminder to dress in Polish costume or in red and white colours for the festive Food Blesssing at 1:00 pm.
Please remember to donate an item for the Loaves and Fishes from your Easter basket!

POLISH FOOD: Andrzej Rafalski will have his Kielbasa and other meats from Halifax on sale from 11:00 am - 1:00 pm today in Sala 1050.

IMO Mary Dethurbide from A. Schella
IMO Helen Rozicki from Sophie Barrington
IMO Lydia Clarke from Walter & Mary Clarke

IN MEMORIAM / BUILDING FUND ENVELOPES / REBUILDING FUND ENVELOPES are at the back of the church. Many thanks for your support.

TO CONTRIBUTE ON-LINE TO OUR REBUILDING, PLEASE GO TO OUR PARISH WEB HOME PAGE ( and please click the link to our Canada Helps donation page. It’s a secure system and you’ll receive your charitable tax receipt promptly. Thanks for your support! Please spread the word. We are hoping to be able to start Phase II (hall/library/kitchen) very soon after the church opens.

REBUILDING FUND CONTRIBUTIONS: Building Fund contributions will go toward the new church. To contribute to the rebuilding if you do not have an envelope, you can also write on your regular envelope or cheque “Designated to the Rebuilding of St. Mary’s Polish Church.”. Donations can also be made by regular mail: St. Mary's Polish Parish 21 Wesley St. , Sydney, N.S. B1N 2M5. Thank you so much for your support.

THE RENOVATED AND REFURBISHED POLISH VILLAGE HALL is a comfortable, well appointed, modernized venue for events large and small. Please consider renting the hall for your events. Please call 564-8494.


Życzenia na miłego nowego tygodnia / Wishing you a blessed week! Bóg zapłać!


TODAY’S HYMNS: 10:00 am Mass
Entrance: Hosanna  Synowi Dawidowemu                                   
My God, my God, why have you forsaken me                                            
Offertory: Ludu, mój Ludu (People, my people)   (Nr.21 p.45)
Communion: Jezu Miłości Twej (Here in this Sacrament) (Nr. 29 p.49)
Post-Communion: Jużem dość pracował -choir
Recessional: Któryś Za Nas Cierpiał rany. Jezu Chryste Zmiłuj się Nad Nami (3 times)

TODAY’S HYMNS: 4:00 pm Mass (See Pages in St. Joseph Sunday Missal)
To Jesus Christ our Soverign King
Recessional:  O Sacred Head Surrounded (p.602)