31th Sunday in Ordinary Time
Wisdom 11.22 – 12.2
2 Thessalonians 1.11 – 2.2
Luke 19.1 – 10
Pastor: Fr. Chris Sherren
Associate Pastor: Fr. Ashok Veerabathina
Office Manager: Lucia Cameron
Catechetic Ministry: Theresa Johnston
Pastoral Council: JoAnne Perry
Property/Finance: Rod MacKinnon
Monday 9:00am Helen Doucette
Tuesday 9:00am Ron McIver
Wednesday 9:00am Allison Rogers
Thursday 7:00pm Shelia Murphy
Friday 9:00am Garth Lyle
9:30am – 12:00N Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament
Saturday 9:00am Alfred Hashie
4:30pm Messe Français
7:00pm Anniversary Mass … Wilfred and Hazel (Azele ) Arsenault, Alferd Arsenault, Gerald Gaudet, Mr. & Mrs. Leo B Doyle and deceased family members, Milton & Annie Doyle, Matilda Gallant, Vital Gauthier, Nedius & Adeline Arsenault, Genevieve Gallant, Donna (Beaton) Ferguson
Sunday 9:00am & 10:30am
Confession Schedule UPDATED
Tuesday 8:30am – 8:50am
Thursday 6:15pm – 6:45pm
Saturday 11:00am – 12 Noon
Please know that if a priest is available, he would be happy to celebrate this sacrament with you outside of these times.
Baptism … inquiries/registrations, email Donna & Ron Dehmel firstname.lastname@example.org or call 436-4911. Baptism preparation held 3rd Tuesday of month, 7pm, Parish Centre.
St. Paul’s Prayer Group … Tuesdays in Parish Centre main hall, 7:00 pm preceded by Rosary. All are welcome!
Prayer Line … to have prayers said for family/friends experiencing health problems, call 436-5039 or 436-6135.
St. Peregrine Mass (Patron Saint of cancer & other serious illnesses) … every 3rd Thursday of the month, 7pm followed by a blessing with the St. Peregrine oil.
Catholic Women’s League … first Monday of the month at 7:00pm in the main hall. www.cwl.ca
Provincial C.W.L. … www.cwlpei.ca
Knights of Columbus … meetings 3rd Tuesday of the month. Join the K of C the first Saturday of the month, 6:30pm for rosary in preparation for the 100th Anniversary of Our Lady’s appearance at Fatima.
Lucia’s Retirement Night … Thursday, November 3rd, beginning with Mass at 7:00pm, followed by reception in the Centre main hall. There will be a sharing table.
Seniors Reflection … Marguerite Bourgeoys Centre, Tuesday, Nov. 1st. “Our Church: before and since Vatican 11”, led by Sister Della Gaudet. Donation toward lunch with information at 436-9239.
Ordering Your 2017 English Missalette … order through the Parish office, by November 2nd, saving you about $10/year. For ALL who ordered last year, you are NOT automatically put on the list again … you must re-order. The cost will be $34.00 for the year.
Prayers for the sick/suffering … Stella Gavin, Robert Arsenault, Barb Spin, Cheryl Gallant, Kenneth Ian Rogers, Chase Frost, Judy Gallant, Donald MacDonald, Elsie Murray, Richard Arsenault, John & Mary Veerabathina, Rose Leema, Shane Sauvé, Bob Chester, Cody Arsenault, Diane Gallant, Albert McInnis, Ronald Albert, Una Clow, Patrick & Jean Doucette, Jenna Black, Eddy Dykerman, Emily Blacquiere, Pam Perry, Tammy Gallant, Sheila Dunphy, Tiffany Gallant, Joshua Gallant, Gail Arsenault, Michelle McRae, Millie Thomarat, Bobby Gallant, Rosalie/Roger Duguay, Joseph Broderick Gallant, Laurie Ann Poirier, Lisa Arsenault, Jacob Walker, Tim Craig, Sharon Laviolette , Arnold Power, Clare Mulligan, Sharon MacNeill, Darlene Savory, Margaret Cole, Doris Gerrard, Norma Lewis, Sylvain Richard, Betty Cormier, John DeCoste, Joseph Albert, Shirley Dickinson, Geraldine Hynes, Wayne Spin, Colette Cormier, Terry Graham, Eunice Workman, Janice Gillis, Carson Allain, Roy McRae, Elaine Cormier, Jean Profit, Erma Huestis, Adam Bourque that Jesus may bring them healing.
Religious Education News …
Confirmation class will have Reconciliation during catechism class Sunday Nov 13.
Children registered in grade 4 will receive their bible on Sunday Nov 13 after the final blessing 10:30 am mass.
The grade 3 Sunday Missal will be given to the students Sunday Nov 20 following the final blessing 10:30 am mass.
Grade 7 parents still needed for teaching the second half of the yea; one unit is six lessons! If you have a love for Christ and desire to share that is all you need to begin. You grow as the children grow! Theresa’s new office hours Thursdays and Fridays, 9:00am – 4:30pm.
Prayer Petitions … please feel free to place your prayer intentions in the locked box at the front of the Church, located under the Image of Mary & baby Jesus. These prayer requests will not be seen by anyone. They will be offered up in daily prayer when we gather for the Rosary before daily Mass and the Divine Mercy Chaplet after daily Mass. All are welcome to join us in prayer.
Are you someone or do you know someone who:
– has an interest in becoming Catholic? – was baptized Catholic as a child, but has not celebrated the Sacraments of Confirmation and Eucharist? We are starting sessions on the teachings and experience of Church to prepare individuals to celebrate the Sacraments of Baptism, Confirmation, and Eucharist during the Easter season. Info from Fr. Chris through the parish office. Currently we have 3 people preparing to receive these sacraments next Easter, please keep them in your prayers.
St. Paul’s CWL News … Christmas Lottery, Craft & Bake Sale will be on Dec. 3rd. Members are asked to donate $5 towards the money tree by giving to June Gallant or any CWL member. Members wishing to donate time selling lottery tickets, County Fair Mall – call Marcia Whelan.
Mental Health Postcards … (supplied by St. Paul’s CWL), in Church entrance. Please complete & send to Provincial or Federal Members of Parliament asking for help on this issue. No stamp necessary for Federal Members.
Evenings of Recollection – Meditations preached by a priest of Opus Dei. Men’s (Mon Nov. 7 @7pm) – Women’s (Tue Nov 8 @7pm), St. Paul’s. Aiming to assist in relating to family life, professional work and social commitments to their relationship with God. Benediction opportunity for confession. Bruce 854-3674 / Debbie 854-2425.
Society of St. Vincent de Paul … Suggested food items: peanut butter, cheese whiz, soda crackers, canned meats.
St. Paul’s Youth Group … meets Wednesdays, 7pm – 9pm, 2nd level of Parish Centre. All youth, Grades 7 & up are welcome to attend. Come and see.
Teen Encounter Weekend … November 18th – 20th, at Belcourt Centre in South Rustico. Info: Rachel 368-8005 dioceseofcharlottetown.com/teen-encounter-registration/ or email email@example.com
Theology of the Body … Christopher West will be presen- ting on “God, Se & the Meaning of Life”, Sat. Nov. 5th in Halifax. An opportunity to experience first-hand a great speaker enriching your relationship with God and others. Register: www.halifaxtheology.com
Cursillo Weekend … Men’s – Nov. 3, 4, 5 & 6th and the Women’s – Nov. 10, 11, 12 & 14th. Palanca Mass is scheduled for October 30th, 2:30pm, St. Paul’s. Contacts: Joyce White 367-5701 or Barb Wonnacott 393-4557.
Would You Lend a Helping Hand … a parishioner needs transportation to the Sunday 10:30am Mass. If able to assist, please call Adele Spence 902-436-4340. Thank you!
Fall Action Workshop of Dev. and Peace … 2:00 – 4:00pm, Sunday, Oct. 30th, St. Pius X Church, Parkdale. Rebecca Rathbone, Atlantic Region Animator will speak on “At the Heart of the Matter” campaign on peace in Syria.
Father O’Shea … has a number of his books relating to our diocesan history, written between 1993-2011. Contact 902-368-8005 (Catholic Centre) or 902-566-1930 (Home)
Coats for Kids … Having their annual coat drive, Nov. 5th at the Boys & Girls Club. They are collecting used winter coats, boots, hats, mittens etc. for children and adults. Drop of locations up till Nov 4 are: Township Chevrolet, Sun & Suds Laundry & Boys & Girls Club. Sandra 432-1323.
World Mission Sunday Thank You … for your generous support for. A blessing for the Priests, Sisters, Brothers and Lay catechists who depend on this help through the Society for the Propagation of the Faith.
Mont-Carmel Parish Hall Variety Show … Nov 6, 7pm, with local performers, bake sale, 50/50. Proceeds to the church. Doors open 6:15pm. Adults $10, Students $4.