St. François Xavier  

ST. FRANÇOIS-XAVIER PARISH

165 Mgr. Proulx Ave

Mattice  ON P0L 1T0

Tel. 705-364-2393

Email: paroisse.mattice@gmail.com

Administrator/Priest (resident): Father John Okoh

     Cell: 705-372-3801

Administrator/Secretary: Rosanne Nolet

    Cell: 705-372-8561

 

WEEKLY BULLETIN:


You are invited to make a Novena to the Holy Spirit starting today, Friday May 22nd. This will take place at 9 a.m. on our Facebook parish page every day until Pentecost – May 31st. A different prayer will be at your disposal every day.

For the first day, May 22nd, the prayer is “to the sanctifying Spirit”.


Be advised that Father John will say Mass daily in private. The day’s intentions will be said.

The bulletin will be available every week during the undetermined period of church closures.

Rosanne Nolet and Father John Okoh will be available by phone.

 

OFFICE HOURS:

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday – 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

MASS SCHEDULE:

ALL MASSES AND PARISH EVENTS CANCELLED

AS OF MARCH 19, 2020 AND UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE


 

This is a reminder that we are broadcasting Sunday masses  “LIVE” on our Facebook page. Father John Okoh presides over these masses. Here is the link for our page

Mattice Sunday Mass celebrations


Weekly mass celebrations are also broadcast live from the Cathedral Notre-Dame de l’Assomption in Hearst, through their Facebook page on Saturdays at 7:15 pm and Sunday mornings at 10:00 a.m.

Mass Celebrations – Notre Dame de l’Assomption Cathedral

Join us as we  pray for our world in this difficult times. These celebrations will be bilingual.


Sunday Prayer booklets are available on Thursdays from 10 a.m. in the entrance of the church for those who would like to have it to follow the masses on the Facebook pages of the parishes. Voluntary donation to help us pay for the Prayer booklets.


How to support your Mattice Parish during the containment required by the COVID19 pandemic

Parishioners can:

1. Come deposit their donation by envelope in a safe container dedicated to this purpose at Jack Corner Store or in the church entrance on Thursdays starting at 10a.m. a box will be there to take you donations.

2. Make an “Interac E-Transfer” directly to the parish by email to paroisse.mattice@gmail.com It’s a way to send your weekly contribution easily and safely.

3. Post your donation by mail to: Paroisse de Mattice, Box 40, Mattice, On P0L 1T0

Thank you for your support during these difficult times.



Harley Davidson DrawDue to COVID-19,  the Parish has to change the date of its draw of the Harley Davidson.

It will take place on August 29th 2020.

We apologize for any inconvenient this may cause.

You can still purchase a ticket via etransfer at rosanne.nolet@gmail.com or yvon.nolet@hotmail.com or paroisse.mattice@gmail.com.

Tickets are $50 each.

Thank you for you support.

 

 

Other Information/Activities:

  • March 25, 2020 – Letter to parishioners regarding the impact of the COVID-19 coronavirus on our parish:

Letter to parishioners re Covid-19 – March 25, 2020 (French)

  • 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

  • The Parish of Mattice will have a draw for a Harley Davidson on June 6, 2020 and in addition we will give 4 cash prizes for a total of $ 5,000. Tickets sell for $ 50 each.

At this time of pandemic, it is difficult to sell the tickets in person, for this reason we are taking your requests for purchase of a ticket by email at rosanne.nolet@gmail.com. Proof of purchase will be sent either by email or by mail. For payment, e-transfers are accepted at rosanne.nolet@gmail.com . Note that 100% of the proceeds will go towards repairing the roof of the church.

Thank you in advance for your support.

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