Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Announcements from our bulletin of July 23, 2017


Be on the lookout for Fr. Thomas Servatius who will be coming to our parishes at the end of August.

Fr. Tom is currently Pastor at St. Augustine in Baldwinsville. Their loss is certainly our gain as we look forward to welcoming Fr. Tom.


In Welcoming the Stranger we welcome God Himself.


The Hope Appeal Supports Catholic Charities! Catholic Charities also helps local flood victims!

Connie Marcus, a program manager at Catholic Charities said. " We would be able to help these folks, once they find an apartment, we can help them with security deposits and two or three months of rent to help get them on their feet."

Hope Appeal Goal $45,313
Amount Pledged $20,776
Short of Goal $24,537

45% of our assessment goal has been reached!

We appeal to those who made a pledge last year and haven’t yet renewed their pledge this year. Of course we welcome First Time Givers and those who are in a position to increase their pledge. Pledge cards are in the pews.

Thank You


The rite of Candidacy takes place during Roman Catholic seminary formation by which the Church recognizes the seminarian as worthy of being ordained (hence, they become a “candidate” for ordination to the priesthood).

Join with our faith community at Our Lady of Lourdes on Sunday July 30th at 11:15 am Mass as Bishop Robert Cunningham formally accepts Nathan Brooks as a candidate to the priesthood.


Each Sunday of July there will be a “Teen Nite Out”

Held on the campus of Sacred Heart/ St. Mary’s in New York Mills from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm.

Each night there is food from a local restaurant, music by a DJ, and different themed activities and recreation… all for FREE!

Each Wednesday of July, there are road trips planned to various local attractions including - Cooperstown Adventure, Water Safari, Howe Caverns and Darien Lake.

This program is for teens entering grades 7-12 in the Fall of 2017.

For more information, go to And be sure to pick up a brochure found on the bulletin tables.

We are pleased to be one of 18 sponsoring parishes for this awesome program!


Once again we’re looking for “TEEN ANGELS”

To help sponsor our summer program and other youth events throughout the year.

Sponsorships are available for $100 each, but donations of any amount will be appreciated. Can YOU help?

Gifts can be sent to the parish office or placed in the collection basket designated for “Teen Angels”.

We appreciate your support and any gift you can give.


You are invited! Become a fully-initiated Catholic.

RCIA is for:

• Non-baptized adults who wish to become Catholic.
• Baptized Christians who wish to be received into the Catholic Church.
• Catholic adults who have not received First Communion or Confirmation.

If you are interested in attending RCIA this year or would like more information, please email Judy Cary at or call the parish office at (315) 724-0402.


Our Lady of Lourdes BAZAAR RAFFLE TICKETS are available for purchase after all Masses.

There are 17 drawings with prizes totaling $7,500 and a grand prize of $5,000.

Early Bird drawings began June 27th and run every other Tuesday.

Top prizes and Grand Prize will be awarded during the Bazaar August 25, 26, and 27.


Would like to thank you for your outstanding generosity of food donations this past weekend! Your good heartedness helps us to make a difference in the community.

Thanks again, you never cease to amaze us!


I wish to Thank all of the Parishioners of Our Lady of Lourdes and Our Lady of the Rosary for the beautiful reception and gifts too numerous to mention. It has been a real privilege working in both parishes and making many lasting friendships. God Bless all of you. - Fr. Lukasz


The signup sheets for the August Masses are in the sacristy. Please stop by after Mass and volunteer.

We really need you! Thank you!


Parents plant values in their children anticipating the tiny seeds of honesty, respect, commitment and fidelity will grow with their child and one day become “a safe haven” to many.


This week the Sanctuary Light is lit in memory of Dick Moore by Family.


Please pray for: Barbara Byrne, Mary Galpin, Joan K, Nick LaBella, Patricia Temple Circelli, Randy Glenski, Barb Paparella, Karen Kelly, Helen Uhl, Don B, Marissa Wendt, Pam Stafford, Patty McComb, Hernan R., Gerry Campola, Jacob Strange, Barb Gilroy, Dorothy Green, Ron N., Sue Kelly, Catherine, Robin P., Sandra C., Joan M., Joe T., Brian Jones, Sidney Copperwheat, Michael J., Josephine Cieslak, Carl N., Constance Zogby, Marilyn Slivinski, M.S., Nancy C., Marie Rycraft, Sally Vance, Ben Bell, Judy B., Bill T., Bill S., Ed & Linda Kloster, Jean Rybka, Robin Fischer, Suzanne, Keith C, & Art.

To add or have names removed from our prayer list please call the Parish Office
at (315) 724-0402.

July 15-16, 2017

Offertory $6,218.00
Altar Supplies $ 642.00
Church Renovations $ 5.00
Total $6,865.00
Jesuit Missionary $2,544.25

Thank you for your continued generosity and support!


Direct Prep classes, for those Confirmation students who have signed up for the August session

  • Wednesday, August 2nd from 9:00 am to 12 noon.
  • Thursday, August 3rd from 9:00 am to 12 noon.