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Pastor :  Fr. Francis Zambon



Welcome, and thank you for visiting our new website for Our Parish Community of Holy Name of Mary, St. Charles Borromeo & St. Vincent de Paul Churches. We hope that our website provides helpful information regarding weekend & weekday masses, our bulletin, Sacramental information, upcoming Parish events as well as other additional information which maybe useful to our website visitors.

Mission Statement 

We, the Parish Family of Holy Name of Mary, St. Charles Borromeo & St. Vincent de Paul Churches, believe that our Mission as faithful Roman Catholics is to present the Image or Our Lord to all that he brings to us in this life.

 In doing so, we are answering the call, placed before us through the Sacrament of Baptism, to be Missionary Disciples of Christ in this community and as a result assist others in developing a personal relationship with Our Loving and Merciful God.

Weekend Masses 
(Please refer to Detailed Mass Intentions below for any changes)


Saturday Mass: 

  5:00pm - St. Vincent de Paul, Deseronto

Sunday Morning Masses:

  8:45am - Holy Name of Mary, Marysville

10:30am - St. Charles Borromeo, Read

Weekday Liturgy - Please refer to


for current Mass updates

Children's Liturgy at Sunday Mass

8:45am   Holy Name of Mary 




You may have heard of FORMED before.  It is a Catholic streaming service that has lots of Catholic movies, documentaries, talks, resources to better understand the faith, children’s shows, lives of the saints, etc.  There is no cost All you need to do is create an account to log in to start watching lots of great content. 

1. Go to: 

2. Click on “Sign up as a parishioner” 

3. When it says “Find your Parish or Organization” enter: “Holy Name of Mary” and one of the options will be “Holy Name of Mary 7288 Old Highway 2 Marysville ON”.  Click on that one and then click “Next” 

4.     Follow the prompts to set up your account.

Confession Times 

Confession schedule:   

- On Saturday evenings starting at 4:30pm, in the Confessional at Saint Vincent de Paul Church  

- On Sunday mornings starting at 8:15am, in the Confessional at Holy Name of Mary Church 

- In the sacristy 30 minutes before each weekday Mass. 

If you would like to go to Confession but these times do not work for you, please call the office 

(613-396-2846) or send me an email ( to arrange a time.  


╬Please Remember in Your Prayers all those who are sick      

Blayre McCarthy, Bridget Knott, Brienna Wright, Bruce Loft, Carson McKenna, Cathy Sloan, Cathy Thompson,

Dennis Purcell, Kelsey Banks, Laura Dodd, Lois Terry, Mike Sloan, Norm Brownell, Olivera Lambeta, Patricia Putman, Raymond Brennan, Reda Marlow, Suzanne Gartenburg, Raymond McAvoy, Nancy Stone, Dan Williams,

Kelly Thompson, James Murphy, Doreen McCormick, Dan Donati, Dennis Jackson, Kevin Power



Divine Mercy Chapel of the Most Blessed Sacrament - Adoration:  Tuesday 8am to 9pm. 

Out of consideration for those who may be sensitive or allergic to strong scents, please avoid wearing these products to church.  Thank you for helping make our churches comfortable for everyone.

╬Rorate Mass - This year we will again be celebrating a candlelit Mass in honor of the Blessed Virgin Mary on Saturday December 9rd at 6:30am at Holy Name of Mary Church.  Just like we can see the sky getting brighter before the sun rises above the horizon at dawn, Mary's role in salvation history points forward to the coming of Jesus at Christmas.  Please consider joining us for this beautiful Mass.  If you may be available to help set up candles in the church on Friday December 8th, please speak with Father Francis or contact the parish office.


╬2024 Church Collection Envelopes  - are currently available at the back of our Churches. If you are currently not an envelope user & would like to be, please contact the Parish Office.  A tax receipt will be given for all recorded donations.  Any offering envelope money received after December 31, 2023, will be credited to your 2024 tax receipt.  Thank you.  ** Please make sure the Parish Office has your updated information for your tax receipt.


╬Christmas Flowers - If you would like to donate toward our flowers for the Christmas season and throughout the year, and if you would like your donation in memory of someone, please indicate so on an envelope, along with your name and regular envelope #.  These names will appear in our Christmas bulletin. The Deadline for donations, is  Wed., Dec. 20, 2023.


Schedules for Lectors & Eucharistic Ministers for Jan - June, 2024, are currently being prepared.  If you would like to have your name added or removed from the schedules, please contact the Parish Office.


Marysville CWL - a box will be at the back of the church for any gently used winter coats, boots, hats, scarves, socks, mittens, sweaters etc. for local missions. They will also take bedding for the homeless program. There will be a box for donations of purses, backpacks & personal items for the local women's shelters. The women's shelter will also accept items for children.


Marysville CWL - join us for our Christmas lunch at The O’Connor House English Tea Room, 369 Main Street, Deseronto, on Saturday, December 9, 2023, at noon. All women of the parish are welcome!  Sign up sheets are at the back of both Deseronto & Marysville churches. Please sign up by Dec 3rd or contact Julia Murphy (613)920-5363 to add your name to the list.  In lieu of gift exchange, please bring a food bank item or offering.  Hope to see you there! **Check out their menu and pricing on their website at


Read CWL Meeting - Tues., Dec. 5th @ 7 pm  at the home of Sharon Whalen.  CWL Members you are invited to the K of C Christmas party on Tues., Dec. 12th at 6:30 pm at the Parish Hall


 St. Charles Borromeo Parishioners  - for the next several weeks we will be collecting for the needy in our area, apparel (i.e. New or gently used hats, mitts, socks, scarves, sweaters & warm coats) and toiletries. If you would care to donate any of these items, there is a basket at the back of the church.  Sponsored by St. Charles Borromeo CWL. Thank you.


RAFFLE TICKETS -  There may be a member of the CWL and/or K of C at the back of each church after Weekend Masses up until Dec. 3rd. Tickets are $5. ea. Proceeds will go to Church needs & local charitable programs. Winning prize $1,200. Thank you for your support. 


St. Mary’s Catholic School - is looking for Donations of New & Gently Used Items for our Christmas Shopping Fundraiser. Please drop off items to the School Office by Dec.15, 2023.  Thank you, St. Mary’s Parent Council.

Helping Hands Food Bank - The Foodbank has always tried to provide extra food for our regular clients and those in need at Christmas time. The Christmas Sharing program has been woven into the current foodbank program. By purchasing this extra food at Christmas we try to assure that each foodbank client will have enough food to have a Christmas dinner.  All donated funds go directly to purchasing these extra Christmas food items. This Christmas we expect to be assisting 50 households. So if you would like to assist us in our need this year, there are envelopes at the back of each of our three churches. Just mark on the front of the envelope Christmas Sharing. We also want to thank you for all the donations and continued support over the past year. The donations are surely appreciated and they do make a difference. On behalf of the foodbank volunteers we wish everyone a Blessed Christmas and all the best in 2024.  Anyone needing a receipt please include your name and church envelope number or address. 


Mass for the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary -, December 8; 10:30 am, St. Mary’s Cathedral (279 Johnson Street, Kingston)  You are invited to join us in celebrating the Solemnity of the patron of the Archdiocese of Kingston. Confessions will be available at 9:30 am.


Children Liturgy Workshops from the Archdiocese of Kingston - This workshop would assist parishes that are looking to begin a Children’s Liturgy in a parish or for those parishes that already have an existing liturgy and would like a review and update. We will come to the parishes for this training.  Contact Mary-Jo MacKinnon-Simms  or  (613)548-4461 ext. 115


Lectors and Communion Ministers Workshops from the Archdiocese of Kingston - This workshop would assist parishes that are looking for training for lectors and communion ministers. It can also be useful for those parishes that already have an existing ministry and would like a review and update. We will come to the parishes for this training.  Contact Mary-Jo MacKinnon-Simms at  or by phone at (613)548-4461 ext. 115


 Veronica's Veil Overnight Shelter: Men, your help is needed.  In order for The Veil to open for the winter we need men to sign up.  We need your generosity.  We hopefully will begin December 4th  and go to the end of April.  Shifts run 8:30 pm to 12:30 am, 12:30 am to 4:30 am and 4:30 am to 8:30 am seven days a week.  If you could volunteer for one of these shifts one day each week it would be a great help.  Training will be provided.  Please contact Ann Lyng at to sign up or for more information.


Queen of the Most Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Belleville is looking for a full time Secretary/Bookkeeper for the church office (30 hours per week). Reporting to the Pastor, this position offers a competitive rate of pay and a benefits package upon completion of a probationary period. Interested candidates are requested to send their resumes to Fr. Dale Wright by December 8,2023.


 Monthly Meeting for Secular Franciscan Order - First Thursday of the month 7pm; Next meeting Dec. 7), St. John the Apostle Parish Hall (88 Patrick Street, Kingston, ON) - The Secular Franciscan Order (OFS) is a branch of the worldwide Franciscan Family.  We are single and married women and men.  We work, worship, & play in the community where we live.  For more info, please call JC Trottier at 613-531-2708 or Friar Ed at (613)546-6900 ext. 204.


Family Advent Celebration - Choral & Instrumental Music for the Season, Sun., Dec.10, 3 pm, CFB Kingston Spiritual Fitness Centre (formerly Trinity Chapel) 33 Lundy's Lane, Kingston.  Vocal music from Canada, Germany, Ukraine, Renaissance Spain and Italy, and Baroque England, along with instrumental music for strings from Austria and Italy! This 1-hour concert is perfect for the whole family -- children are encouraged to attend!  Free-will offering. Reception to follow.  Facebook link to share with your family and friends:


  Christmas Concert – Thurs., Dec. 14; 1-3 pm, St. Joseph Parish (392 Palace Road, Kingston)  You are invited to an afternoon of Christmas music, featuring the local talent.  Join us, bring a friend, or two, and enjoy two hours of music and fellowship.  Refreshments will be served in the parish hall; a free-will offering would be gratefully appreciated, and proceeds will be for Dawn House. 

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