In our Parish

This week’s Mass Intentions (Daily Readings)

Thursday June 1- St. Justin
Sirach 42:15-25; Mark 10:46-52
9 AM – Souls in Purgatory
7 PM – Souls in Purgatory

Friday June 2
Sirach 44:1, 8-13++; Mark 11:11-25
9 AM – Souls in Purgatory

Saturday June 3 – St. Charles Lwanga & companions
Sirach 51:12-20; Mark 11:27-33
5 PM – Mildred Wilbur

Sunday June 4 – Holy Trinity
Exodus 34:4b-6, 8-9; 2 Corinthians 13:11-13; John 3:16-18
9 AM – Pro Populo
11 AM – Jim Galea

Monday June 5 – St. Boniface
Tobit 1:1ad, 2a, 3, 17, 2:1-8++; Mark 12:1-12
9 AM – Souls in Purgatory

Tuesday June 6
Tobit 2:9-14-3:1++; Mark 12:13-17
9 AM – Intentions of Luba Kuzma
7 PM – Souls in Purgatory

Wednesday June 7
Tobit 3:1-6a, 7-10a, 11-13, 15b-17a; Mark 12:18-27
9 AM – Peter Wey Sr.

Thursday June 8
Tobit 4:20, 5:4, 6:10-11b, 7:1, 9-16, 8:1, 4-9++; Mark 12:28-34
9 AM – Souls in Purgatory
7 PM – Souls in Purgatory

Friday June 9
Tobit 11:5-15; Mark 12:35-37
9 AM – Jim Galea

Saturday June 10
Tobit 12:1-20; Mark 12:38-44
5 PM – Yvonne Jones

Sunday June 11 – The Body and Blood of Christ
Deuteronomy 8:2-3, 14-16; 1 Corinthians 10:16-17; John 6:51-59
9 AM – Pro Populo
11 AM – Rodolfo Bustamante

Group Meetings

Wednesday May 31
Women’s AA Group – 6:15 PM – Hall

Friday June 2
AA Meeting – 8 PM – Hall

Saturday June 3
Choir Practice – 4 PM – Church

Monday June 5
Emotions Anonymous Meeting – 7 PM – WR

Tuesday June 6
CWL Craft Group – 10 AM – WR

Wednesday June 7
Women’s AA Group – 6:15 PM – Hall

Friday June 9
AA Meeting – 8 PM – Hall

Saturday June 10
Choir Practice – 4 PM – Church
Ministry Open House – after 5 PM Mass

Sunday June 11
Ministry Open House – after each Mass


Other Announcements

On the weekend of June 10/11, after each Mass, we will be having a Ministry Open House in the parish hall or outside if weather allows. This is an opportunity to learn about our many groups and activities and also how to get involved in parish life. The ministries include extraordinary Eucharistic ministers, lectors, altar servers, hospitality or ushers, choir, children’s liturgy, funeral team, baptism preparation, St. Vincent de Paul, Catholic Women’s League, Knights of Columbus, the Men’s Group, decorations team and parish event volunteers. Someone from each ministry will be there to answer any questions about getting involved in the church. Please consider signing up in some way. Any time that you would consider giving to volunteer would be greatly appreciated. As you know, “Many hands make light work” and we really need your help.

Financial assistance for new mothers who need help and support
The Knights of Columbus Have introduced a program designed to financially assist new mothers who need help and support. The Aid and Support After Pregnancy (ASAP) program will hand out baby bottles which you can take home and collect loose change inside then return the baby bottles and change on the weekend of Father’s Day, June 17/18. The funds will be used locally. Please send any questions to Grand Knight, Colin Pye at

Please assist in covering the increasing maintenance expenses in our church. Donate an extra “toonie” or $2.00 each week in the collection plate. If you are using cheques, add $2.00 and mark “Toonie” on your envelope so that your donation may be tracked. Thank you for your support.
Your Parish Finance Committee

Pre-Authorized Giving:
Pre-Authorized Giving is coming to our parish.  Details will be made available in the coming weeks.

After more than 3 years, we are happy to resume the beautiful and powerful devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus. Come and join us every Thursday at 9 a.m. and again at 7 p.m. for the devotion and Holy Mass.

Devotion to Our Lady of Perpetual Help
We would love to have you join our weekly Devotion to Our Lady of Perpetual Help immediately before the Tuesday evening Mass. We start at 7 p.m. and all are most welcome.

Would anyone who has a key to the church, hall or rectory kindly call the parish office to give us some information? We will be needing a list of everyone who has a key and a way of getting in touch when necessary. This includes volunteers and group coordinators for meetings, etc. 905-634-2485.

Burlington Food Bank Collection
Please leave your donations of packaged and canned food items in the cupboard near the Brant Street doors if you are able to help with the food collection. Thank you so much for helping our neighbours in need. The Food Bank is extremely grateful.

Join fellow parishioners Friday, June 16 or Saturday, June 17 for a 2.5 hour shift. The Men’s Group and Friends will raise money to fund church activities throughout the year. If you can help, contact John Towler at 905-639-5949 or

C.W.L. Message
CWL members are invited to a Pot Luck Luncheon on June 12 at 11:30 a.m. in the church hall. Please bring an entrée or a dessert to share. Coffee and tea will be provided. Come and enjoy friendship, food and fun (Bingo).

Children’s Liturgy
Our Children’s Liturgy group invites all parents to take home a children’s bulletin on the stand near the Brant Street doors. These bulletins have colouring and activities related to each Sunday gospel. Please email or phone Anne Marie at 905-317-3539 for information about our Children’s Liturgy program.

Men of the parish
Join us for casual discussion by Men’s Group members regarding Catholic men in the world today. A collection is taken up to cover coffee and donuts/muffins. If you would like to contact us, please phone David Foster at 416-892-8819.


In the Community

Walk for Life – June 3
This family-friendly event brings together pro-lifers to honour the unborn, support the vital work of Halton Alive and enjoy a delicious BBQ in community. We will begin the 5k walk at 9:30 a.m. from the lawn of the Burlington Christian Fellowship, 2054 Mountainside Dr., Burlington. Register online at

Pilgrim Statue of Our Lady of the Cape
The statue of our National Madonna will be welcomed to Holy Rosary Church, 287 Plains Rd. E., Burlington on Wednesday, June 7. From noon forward, the opportunity is provided for visiting and venerating the statue. An evening program, commencing at 6:30 p.m. will include the Rosary, Mass with a homily given by Fr. Wedner Berard, O.M.I. (the priest of the Shrine of Notre-Dame-du-Cap-de-la-Madeleine in Trois Rivieres, Quebec accompanying the statue). Weather permitting, an outdoor candlelight procession will take place and items will be available for sale during the day. Phone 905-634-7441 for more information.


In the Diocese

Spring Memorial Mass at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery
The Spring Memorial Mass at Gate of Heaven Cemetery in Burlington will take place on Saturday, June 17 at 11 a.m.  Light refreshments will be served following the Mass.  All are welcome.

June is Indigenous History Month in Canada. We invite you to take time in this season to learn more about the Catholic Church’s commitment to ongoing reconciliation efforts with Indigenous communities through a four-week learning opportunity through the Virtual Learning Community for Adult Faith Formation. To learn more about this study, please visit us at

Evenings with His Excellency Bishop Wayne Lobsinger
Bishop Wayne Lobsinger invites everyone to join him for “Evenings with His Excellency.” This is an opportunity to learn more about our Catholic Faith, based on the Catechism of the Catholic Church. Classes are on the second Friday of each month from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at St. Ann Church, Ancaster. They are also available by live stream on St. Ann’s YouTube channel. There is no cost, no homework; just an opportunity to learn about our faith. All are welcome.

Young Adults Night
Fr. Mark Morley invites young adults (20s and early 30’s) of our Diocese to attend a Young Adults Night. Arrival and Holy Hour, 6:30-7:30 pm., Social with food, 7:30-8:30 p.m., Praise Night & Vocation Testimony, 8-9 p.m. and Compline at 9 p.m. All on Saturday, June 3 at St. Joseph, 64 Church St., E., Acton. Contact

The Diocese of Hamilton is proud to partner with Dayton University’s Virtual Learning Community for Adult Faith Formation (VLCFF) to offer certificate programs for ministry and enrichment for adult faith formation. We are currently taking enrollment for the Youth Ministry Certification Program for the Diocese of Hamilton, which begins in September 2023. Three and five week e-seminars are also available at a discounted rate for all adults in the Diocese looking to further their learning. To learn more and to register, visit

“Speaking Life and Truth Into Our Culture” Conference Day
The Family Ministry Office is partnering with Alliance for Life Ontario and Hamilton Right to Life to offer a one-day conference looking at some of the facts surrounding the life issues which are not often spoken or read about. Speakers will cover known facts about the abortion pill, euthanasia, the importance of pregnancy support and abortion recovery counselling and how we speak life and truth into our culture. A day of learning for all in attendance. Join us Saturday, June 17 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Adult tickets are $75, student tickets $45 – both include lunch and beverages throughout the day. For more information, visit

Project Rachel
Caring hearts are available to help you deal with the difficult feelings that often come after an abortion. Project Rachel offers a confidential service allowing people to work through their feelings and find hope and healing. Phone 905-526-1999.

RESTART: refresh, renew & revive
These get-togethers offer continual support and insights for people as they journey through the divorce/separation process and beyond. Held the second and third Fridays of each month, you can join in person at the Chancery Office or by Zoom. No registration necessary, but for the Zoom link, contact Sarah at 905-528-7988, ext. 2249 or email her at

St. Paul tells us that we have been sanctified in Christ Jesus and called to be a holy people. Could it be that you or someone in your family is being called to be a priest, deacon, brother or sister or consecrated virgin? Contact Fr. Mark Morley, Director of Vocations by email at or by phone at 905-528-7988.