February 4, 2011
1. We sadly announce the passing of Mr. Germaine Pilon on Thursday, January 27th. Mr. Pilon was the grandfather of Reneé McManus (spouse of the Rev. Patrick McManus of St. Matthew’s, Sault Ste. Marie). The funeral mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. on Friday, February 4th at Paroisse de l’Annonciation in Sudbury. The Rev. Patrick McManus will be giving the homily. Our thoughts and prayers are with Reneé, Patrick and their family at this time.
2. DIOCESAN SYNOD 2011 will take place at the Delta Hotel in Sault Ste. Marie from Thursday morning, May 5, 2011, to noon on Saturday, May 7, 2011. The Credentials Committee will commence registration on Wednesday, May 4th from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. at St. Luke’s Cathedral. Registration will also be available at the Delta on Thursday morning. An opening Eucharist will be held at St. Luke’s Cathedral on May 4th at 7:30 p.m. Further information is available on the Diocese of Algoma website homepage under the Diocesan Synod 2011 link http://www.dioceseofalgoma.com/Synod_2011.htm
3. REPORTS FOR SYNOD 2011
Reports for the Convening Circular for Synod 2011 must be received in the Synod Office no later than February 25th, 2011. If possible, send them electronically (PDF or Word format) to Liz – firstname.lastname@example.org . Reports received after February 25th will not be included in the Convening Circular.
4. REMINDER that Parish Reports are due in the Synod Office by February 28th.