The Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity

MISSION STATEMENT
St. John the Baptist Parish is a welcoming faith community, committed to spreading God’s word and love, fostering a community of faith by celebrating the sacraments, forming disciples and sharing time, talent and resources both in our community and beyond.

 Mass TimeSt. John Mass IntentionsDiocesan Vocation
Prayer Intention
Saturday,
June 11

5:15 pm† Nicolina Savelli – offered by Joe and Sandra Savelli and kids
† Joyce Potter
– offered by Allan and Mary Anne MacDonald
† Marietta Arcuri
– offered by Lina and Frank Orrico
† Lora Mattina
– offered by Anna Quaglia
Rev. Ronald Hodara
Sunday, June 129:30 amMissa pro populo 
Monday, June 13No Mass Rev. Michael King
Tues., June 14No Mass Rev. Gary Schlack
Wed., June 157:00 pm† Nicholas Holowaty
– offered by Stephen Matysik
Discalced Carmelite Fathers (O.C.D.)
Thurs., June 168:30 am† Dan Nolan
– offered by Velma MacDonald
Rev. Mariusz Durbajlo
Friday, June 17No Mass Rev. Edward Hinsperger
Saturday,
June 18

5:15 pm† Deceased members of the Gainer family
– offered by the Gibbons family
† Ana and Louis Leskovec
– offered by family
† Ernestine Mascolo
– offered by Antonia and Filomena Frisina
† Norma Macarangal
– offered by Grace Advento
For the intentions of family
– offered by David
Rev. Malcolm Katzenberger

SANCTUARY LAMP
June 12 to 18 – Burns in memory of Sam Graziano – offered by family
June 26 to July 2 – Burns in memory of Antonio and Giuseppine Morisco – offered by family
July 3 to 9 – Burns in memory of Mary, Don and John Gibbons – offered by the Gibbons family
July 24 to 30 – Burns in memory of Leemoy Boodlal – offered by family and friends

FROM THE PASTOR’S DESK
Dear Parishioners,
This weekend and next weekend are the last chances to sign-up to attend our Picnic on Sunday, June 26 after Mass. We want to see you there! Invite your family and join us for food, games and music hosted by our Pastoral Council. We are still looking for volunteers to help set up, and to run the children’s games, so please consider sharing your time to make this event fruitful and enjoyable.
Have a blessed week!
Fr. Andrew

COLLECTIONS FOR June 5
Sunday Collection $1711
Pope’s Pastoral Works $115
Average weekly Pre-Authorized Giving $674.38

PARISH PICNIC
The Parish will once again host its annual picnic on Sunday, June 26 on Church grounds. We ask that families sign up on the sheets located at the entrances, with their name and the number of people in their party. Family members and friends are welcome. If you would like to help on the day of the picnic, please contact the office.

ST. VINCENT DE PAUL HAMILTON LOTTERY
Draw tickets are available after Mass at the King St. entrance. Tickets are $2 each, and the top prize is $1000. Draw will take place on June 18, 2022.

FAMILY LOVE: A VOCATION AND A PATH TO HOLINESS
The sixth and final talk for the Hamilton Diocesan Speaker Series celebrating the Year of Amoris Laetitia Family welcomes Most Reverend Daniel J. Miehm, Bishop of the Diocese of Peterborough and former Auxiliary Bishop of Hamilton Diocese. Bishop Miehm will look at how through the life of the family and the love shared by its members, children learn about themselves and the seeds of their vocation are born. Every person is called to live in their family knowing the family itself is a call to an important vocation. Join us Wednesday June 15 from 7 to 8:30 pm. Visit the Diocesan website at Speaker Series – Amoris Laetitia at www.hamiltondiocese.com to register.

FEAST OF MADONNA DEL MONTE
Celebrated at Our Lady of All Souls Church, 21 Barton St. W. Hamilton, from June 22-26.
Triduum begins Wed. and Thurs. June 22 & 23 at 7pm with Rosary and Mass; Friday June 24 at 9pm with candlelight procession outside the church; Saturday June 25 with entertainment in the parking lot of the church with music, singers and food; Sunday June 26 with solemn Mass in honor of the Blessed Virgin Mary at 11:15 am , procession at 4:00pm and musical entertainment in the evening concluding at 10pm with pyrotechnics.  Come and celebrate our Blessed Mother!

NATIONAL ROSARY FOR THE FAMILY
The Diocese of Hamilton invites you to join families across Canada to say the Rosary for the Family to celebrate the start of the World Meeting of Families. The CCCB Standing Committee for Family and Life is hosting this national event in preparation for the 10th World Meeting of Families that will take place June 22 to 26, 2022 in Rome and in dioceses across the world.
The live ZOOM event “Rosary for the Family” will take place Sunday June 19 at 3pm.
Registration can be done through the Diocesan website at
hamiltondiocese.com/events/national-rosary-for-the-family
If you have questions, please contact the Family Ministry Office.

BISHOP FARRELL LIBRARY OPEN HOUSE
June 25 from 2 to 5 pm and June 26 from 10 to 3 pm.
Located at 698 King St. West, on the beautiful grounds of the Cathedral Basilica of Christ the King. This is a wonderful opportunity to learn about their resources and programs, and to find a few good books for the summer! The library collection includes over 8000 items including titles on marriage, parenting, liturgy, scripture, prayer, social awareness and vocations. There are no fees and the library is open to all members of the community. The beautiful Saint John’s Bible will be on display, with staff available to guide you through the making and meaning of this work of art. For more information visit bfla-hamilton-diocese.com

CYO CAMP BREBEUF in Rockwood, ON is hiring teenagers and young adults as camp counsellors for this summer. Please visit www.campbrebeuf.ca/employment for more information.