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Prayer of Pope Francis to Mary for Help and Protection During the Coronavirus Pandemic

O Mary, you always shine on our path as a sign of salvation and of hope. We entrust ourselves to you, Health of the Sick, who at the cross took part in Jesus’ pain, keeping your faith firm. You, Salvation of Your People, know what we need, and we are sure you will provide so […]

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Live Streaming of Masses during Holy Week

Live Streaming of Masses from the Basilica at https://www.thebasilica.net/ Holy Week Schedule: Good Friday (Apr 10): 3:00 pm Easter Vigil (Apr 11): 8:00 pm Easter Sunday (Apr 12): 10:00 am For online mass times at other parishes, please visit https://rcsj.org/news/archdiocesan-holy-week-services-online After Easter, the daily mass will resume at 9:00 am each morning, Sunday to Saturday. […]

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Message from the Archbishop Re: Closing of Church Buildings

Message from the Archbishop Re: Closing of Church Buildings due to the COVID-19 Pandemic Click here for the PDF version of the Message from the Archbishop Re: Closing of Church Buildings due to the COVID-19 Pandemic (text version below) March 27, 2020 Dear People of  the  Archdiocese of St. John’s, In my letter to you […]

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Virtual Way of the Cross (Friday, Mar 27 at 7pm)

This year, the Archdiocese of St. John’s worked hard with our NL Animator Patricia Walsh-Warren to prepare an archdiocesan-wide stations of the cross at the Basilica of St. John the Baptist. Sadly, because of COVID-19, they had to cancel it. We don’t want their hard work to go to waste! So please join us for a […]

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#PrayTogether (Fri, Mar 27 at 2:30pm)

Please join #PrayTogether today (Fri, Mar 27) at 2:30pm NDT for a special Urbi et Orbi blessing live from St. Peter’s Basilica, broadcasting live on Vatican News (website / YouTube / Facebook), and Salt + Light Media (website / Facebook)​.

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Q&A: What does the word  “Lent” mean?

The word “Lent” comes from the Old English, “Lencten”, which means spring. Got questions? Each week we answer a question concerning the Catholic Faith. Put your questions in the collection basket, or submit them to questions@holyrosarynl.ca.

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Christmas Flowers

We are now accepting monetary donations for flowers to decorate the altar at Christmas. Please put your donation in the collection  and indicate who the donation is in memory of.  You may drop your donation off at the office also.

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Notice for Tenders

Holy Rosary Parish, Portugal Cove – St. Philip’s is inviting tenders for snow clearing and ice control of parish grounds for 2020/2021. Includes snow clearing/ice control of driveway and parking lot. A certificate from your insurance company showing General Liability insurance (noting Roman Catholic Episcopal Corporation of St. John’s as Additional Insured) is required for […]

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Holy Rosary Church is Open for Weekend Mass

Did you know Holy Rosary Parish Church is open for Weekend Mass on Sunday @ 9:30 am? Until further notice, Parishioners are asked to register for Sunday Mass by calling the parish office at 895-6722 by 2 pm, Thursday.  Up to 100 people can now register for Sunday Mass as long as space for social […]

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2021 Weekly Envelopes

The 2021 Weekly Envelopes now available for pick up;  please pick yours up from the parish office during the week.

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Annual Dues

Even though we are near the end of November, it is not too late to pay your Annual Dues.  All working parishioners are asked to give one day’s pay, but whatever you can afford to give would be very much appreciated.  Please use the envelope in your box of weekly envelopes or use your own […]

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Northeast Avalon Food Bank

Holy Rosary Parish is now part of the Northeast Avalon Food Bank. Please note we are now accepting non-perishable food items and monetary donations to assist the needy over the Christmas season and throughout the year.  You may drop your donation at the church on Sunday or at the parish house  Monday – Friday, 9 […]

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Celebration of Confirmation & First Eucharist

On Sunday, November 15, we celebrated Confirmation & First Eucharist of Bo Bridger, Quinton Bridger, Jack Butler, Marley Butler, Claire Button, Jacob Crawford, Jana Dober, Mia Dober, Liam Fitzgerald, Robert Green, Elliot Keating, Desmond Lahey, Willow Myers, Andrew Reelis and Ronan Whalen. The children did a marvelous job, and we are very proud of them! […]

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First Reconciliation 2019-2020

On Wednesday, November 4, we celebrated First Reconciliation of Macy Butler, Chase Connolly, Nate Hepditch, Noah Hepditch, Devin Lahey, Jaxon Morris, Sydney Murray and Kaitlyn O’Keefe. The children did a marvelous job, and we are very proud of them! Thank you to all the parents, family and friends who encouraged the children and supported them […]

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Prayer to Our Lady of the Rosary

We seek refuge under your protection, O Holy Mother of God.  Do not despise our pleas – we who are put to the test – and deliver us from every danger, O glorious and Blessed Virgin. Pray the Rosary with your family (or by yourself) during this month to honour Our Blessed Mother, Mary.

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Remembrance Day – Lest We Forget!

On November 11, we pause in silence to remember those who have died in war and to pray for the victims of aggression and inhumanity throughout the world. This is a day to pray for peace, to consider what we are doing as individuals, as a community and as a nation to bring God’s peace […]

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