ST. FRANÇOIS-XAVIER PARISH
165 Mgr. Proulx Ave
Mattice ON P0L 1T0
Administrator/Priest (resident): Father John Okoh
Administrator/Secretary: Rosanne Nolet
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.
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday – 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
ALL MASSES AND PARISH EVENTS CANCELLED
AS OF MARCH 19, 2020 AND UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
Sunday – 10:30 a.m.
Wednesday (Villa Missinaibi) – Rosary at 10:30 a.m. and Mass at 11:00 a.m.
Thursday, Friday – Rosary at 9:00 a.m. and Mass at 9:30 a.m.
Unfortunately due to the Covid-19, Bishop Bourgon canceled the Chrism Mass and the Holy Week Masses to the general public. These celebrations will be broadcast live from the Cathedral through our Facebook page:
HOURS FOR CELEBRATION:
Chrism Mass: Monday April 6 at 7 p.m.
Holy Thursday: Mass of the Lord’s Supper: 7:15pm
Good Friday: 3 p.m. for the passion narrative and 7:15 p.m. for the Way of the Cross
Holy Saturday: Mass at 7:15 p.m.
Easter Sunday: Mass at 10 a.m.
Join us as we celebrate the Lord’s Passion and Resurrection and as we pray for our world in this difficult times. My blessings are with you and your families during this time. These celebrations will be bilingual.
Mgr. Robert Bourgon
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 :
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 email@example.com. Proof of purchase will be sent either by email or by mail. For payment, e-transfers are accepted at firstname.lastname@example.org . Note that 100% of the proceeds will go towards repairing the roof of the church.
Thank you in advance for your support.