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Immaculée Conception Parish – Kapuskasing

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IMMACULÉE-CONCEPTION PARISH

4 Summers Ave.

Kapuskasing  ON P5N 3J7

Tel. : 705-335-3473 (Office)

Tel. : 705-335-6333 (Hall rental)

Email: paroisseic21kap@outlook.com [2]

Priest/Resident priest: Rev. Sébastien Groleau

Deacon: Mr. Jean Beausoleil

Assistant: Orane Rodrigue

HISTORIC PICTURE

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OFFICE HOURS:

From Monday to Friday – 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

MASS HOURS:

ALL MASSES AND PARISH ACTIVITIES ARE CANCELLED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

 

Although the reality is such that we cannot meet again for a few weeks, let us take the time to pray for one another. At the level of the Catholic faith, the Salt and Light network presents a whole range of good programs, well prepared and well done.

www.seletlumieretv.org [4]
also available in French at
www.saltandlighttv.org [5]

Although as of this writing, the measures put in place by the provincial government will last until June 30, it is posible that this date will be postponed once again. Until then we can come together to pray together, rest assured of my prayers for you and your family.

Mass will be broadcast on CKGN Radio as of 10:15 a.m. on Sundays.

As of May 24th, our Sunday mass will also be LIVE on our parish’s Facebook page:

Immaculee Conception Kapuskasing [6]

Thank you to the Knights of Columbus for this airtime.


PARISH SERVICES

Communion at home
If you wish to receive communion at home, please contact Father Sébastien.

 

 

WEEKLY BULLETIN:

Sacrament of Reconciliation
On demand.
Sacrament of Baptism
Please contact the office to make arrangements.

Sacrament of marriage
Please contact the
parish at least six months (preferably one year) before the date fixed for the marriage in order to make the arrangements.

Sacrament of the sick
Please contact Father Sébastien to celebrate the sacrament of the sick either at home or in the hospital.

 

 

 

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As of April 15, 2020, Rev. Sebastien Groleau shares  prayers to help us through the Covid-19 pandemic. You may listen to the prayers at the following Facebook page for Notre Dame des Victoires Parish:

Prayers by Rev. Sebastien Groleau [12]

 


The celebrations of mass are broadcasted live from the Cathedral Notre-Dame de l’Assomption in Hearst, through their Facebook page:

Mass Celebrations – Notre-Dame de l’Assomption Cathedral [13]

These celebrations will be bilingual.


 

 

“You, when you pray, retire to your most withdrawn room, close the door, and pray to your Father who is present in secret; your Father who sees in secret will return it to you. “

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OTHER NEWS AND EVENTS:

Fundraiser 2020 – Sound system
Last March, before this Covid-19 pandemic started, the Council for Economic Affairs approved the purchase of a new sound system for approximately $ 6,000. The final cost is $ 5,193.70. Leaflets and envelopes were prepared with the costs of each item. If you would like a copy, please contact the parish by email parishsek21kap@outlook.com [15] and I will send you a copy. Thanks to our consultants and technicians: Marc-André Dubosq, Curtis Edwards, Don Leclerc and Robert (Bob) Whissell.


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Please find below the link to a letter addressed to all faithful from the Holy Father for the month of May, issued on 25 April 2020. In this encouraging letter, Pope Francis invites everyone to pray the Rosary at home and offers two prayers to be recited at its conclusion.

Vatican News provides the full text of Pope Francis’ Letter on the Month of May, and the two prayers which one can recite at the end of the Rosary, and that Pope Francis will personally pray in the month of May, in spiritual union with all of you.  These prayers along  with Pope Francis’ letter are available to everyone on the following Vatican News website [17]

You may also find useful the following:

News – March 19, 2020:

As you know, everything is changing rapidly and new clearer directives from the Porcupine Health Unit have been issued on March 17, 2020 concerning churches. Our diocese is therefore following these new directives concerning Masses and all gatherings. 

As of March 19th, ALL MASSES AND PARISH EVENTS HAVE BEEN CANCELLED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. 

For your information, please review the following most recent directives/communique from the Porcupine Health Unit :

Porcupine Health Unit Covid-19 March 17, 2020 Update [20]

COVID-19 PANDEMIC PRECAUTIONS [21]