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3 weeks ago

Apostleship of the Sea Canada

My third Sunday mass was at Mariners House chapel at 8.30p.m. Though I was tired I was happy that the chapel was full. But we could not have them all for the picture. The Seafarers were also happy that I had offered the mass for their intention. ... See MoreSee Less

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4 weeks ago

Apostleship of the Sea Canada

This evening I had to go to Villa St.Martain retreat center for the annual Priest s retreat. So I had cancelled the Sunday mass at the Port. But when I registered at the retreat house. Fr.Gerry informed that the Preacher s flight is delayed and the evening talk is canceled. At the same time I got a call from the Seafarers center that being the remembrance day the Seafarers wish to have mass. I had counted it as Gods will that I should go and went to offer the mass at 8.30p.m. All the Seafarers were very happy. ... See MoreSee Less

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1 month ago

Apostleship of the Sea Canada

Yesterday and today I had visited ships and covering night duty too. The winter is beginning with minus whether and it's becoming difficult for the Seafarers to keep watch at the gang way for four hours. For who work out side particularly during lashing to do it with the cold wind really a hard work. So let us remember them in our prayers. Being in the month of November let us also remember the departed souls of the Seafarers who have met with accidents and passed away. ... See MoreSee Less

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1 month ago

Apostleship of the Sea Canada

Yesterday I had an interesting call from Fr.Darius a Polish Priest working in the Archdiocese of Montreal whom I had known for a long time inquired about a ship which had come for bunkering at the Port of Montreal in section 72. When I gave him the information about the ship, he said that his brother is a Captain of a ship and a friend of his whom he had met in Poland with his brother is in the ship which is bunking. He also said that the ship is expected to sail in two hours and if I could take him on board to meet the Polish friend. I had agreed and took a chance. It was successfull and the joyful movements they shared was the best gift. ... See MoreSee Less

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1 month ago

Apostleship of the Sea Canada

This evening we had Sunday mass at the Mariners House chapel and what was different from other days was that all who were at the Seafarers center attended the mass and actively participated. ... See MoreSee Less

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