Thirty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time
Proverbs 31: 10-13,16-18, 20, 26, 28-31
1 Thessalonians 5: 1-6
Matthew 25: 14-30
Pastor: Fr. Chris Sherren
Associate Pastor: Fr. Arulraj Santiago
Office Manager: Lucia Cameron
Pastoral Associate/Counselor: Florence Arsenault
Catechetic Ministry: Theresa Johnston
Pastoral Council: John Perry
Property/Finance: Peter Brown
Monday 10:30am Funeral Mass for Ulric Gallant
Tuesday 12:10pm Edmond Cooke
Wednesday 12:10pm René J. Richard
Thursday 7:00pm Deceased Members of K of C
Friday 9:00am David “Buddy” Cameron
9:30am – 12:00Noon Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament
Saturday 9:00am Doris Bernard
4:30pm Messe française
7:00pm Anniversary Mass … Rosie Doucette, Aline Richard, Alyre P. Arsenault, Gérald Arsenault, Lucie Arsenault, Louis Arsenault.
Sunday 9:00am & 10:30am
Prayers for the sick & suffering … Marlene Aylward, Richard Arsenault, Marla (Murphy) Smallwood, Fr. Paul Riley, André Cormier, Joseph & Stella Albert, Shirley Dickinson, Tyler Field, Steven Sauvé, S. MacNeill, Irving Gallant, Anita Peterson, Tom Carew, Geraldine Hynes, Wayne Spin, Brenda Sherry, Colette Cormier, Albert McInnis, Jack Lucker, Kathleen Gaudet, Preston Silliker, Emily McCoubrey, Terry Graham, Reggie & LaurieAnn Poirier, Eunice Workman, Angus Arsenault, Tim Brown & daughter Lola-Grayce, Janice Gillis, Donald MacDonald, Carson Allain, Infants Elliot & Ethan Little, Cody Arsenault, Ronald Doucette, Roy McRae, Elaine Cormier, Karl Burdach, Tyson G., Jean Profit, Nathan M., Leonard J. Arsenault, Erma Huestis, Adam Bourque, Sheila Dunphy … that Jesus may bring them healing in body and spirit.
Baptism … for inquiries/registrations, please call Donna & Ron Dehmel at 436-4911 or 436-8255. Baptism preparation held 3rd Tuesday of the month, 7:00pm, Parish Centre.
St. Paul’s Prayer Group … Tuesdays in Parish Centre main hall, 7:00pm preceded by Rosary. All 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.
Militia Immaculata … meets the first Saturday of each month at the Parish Centre lounge, 9:30am.
Catholic Women’s League … www.cwl.ca
Provincial C.W.L. … www.cwlpei.ca
Society of St. Vincent de Paul … meets on the first Thursday of the month, Parish Centre.
Knights of Columbus … meets on the 3rd Thursday of the month, Parish Centre, 2nd level, 8pm. www.kofc.org
God’s Blessing & Congratulations … there is an open house at Wedgewood Manor, Sunday, 1:30-3:00pm for Brenda Clements as she celebrates her 60th Birthday!
Thank You! This week we received a $10,000 donation toward our sound system project. The donor wishes to remain anonymous but let us thank God for this generosity and pray for the donor. Thank you!
Looking for Altar Servers … looking for more ways to get young people involved and so putting this call out for more altar servers. Children should be in grade 4 and have received First Communion. If your child is interested, please call or email the parish with your contact info& we will let you know when the training session will be held.
Christmas Adopt a Family at St. Paul’s … in the past, this has been coordinated by St. Vincent de Paul. This year, rather than doing that, we will be making a monetary donation to the Annual Kin Christmas Appeal. Parishioners who would like to continue to adopt families, by purchasing gifts, can continue to do so by calling Sue at 902-303-0135 – Kin Christmas Appeal Co-Chair. Those wishing to make a monetary donation to help at Christmas can do so by giving directly to St. Vincent de Paul indicating “Christmas Fund” therefore ensuring you receive a tax receipt. The monetary donations will be officially presented at the Kin Christmas Appeal on East Link on December 8th.
Religious Education News … Thank you to all parishioners who have become prayer partners to the Confirmation candidates. Theresa has been asked to tell prayer partners, if you would like to correspond with your candidate whether it is a card or note bring it to the office; Beth and Theresa will be able to pass it on to the Confirmation candidate. Your continued prayers will be much appreciated throughout this year of preparation.
Info Needed re 2015 Donation Packets, etc. … should you have changed address in the last year (and have not already notified us) or should you wish to have donation envelopes for 2015, please call the Parish office or come in to see us as we soon will be labelling the packets for the year 2015.
Hospitality Ministers & Spares’ Note … please pick up a note (available in the Church entrance) from Fr. Chris Sherren outlining what to do in case of an emergency.
St. Paul’s CWL … Members are asked to donate $5 for the money tree for the Christmas Lottery, which starts next week. Money may be placed in an envelope “CWL” and put in with collection.
Eucharistic Ministers … your new schedule is now available in the Church entrance. Thank you!
Lecture Series … Michael Frost presents “True Acceptance“, Parish Centre, 7:00pm on Sunday, Nov. 23rd . Many people have a fear of not being accepted by others. This can be a fear of not being liked, feeling unworthy, and not measuring up, so they try to get this from others. Come, sit and listen to hear where and who we can get true acceptance from so you can live a more peaceful life.
Mass in Spanish … come and celebrate with us at Holy Redeemer Parish, Ch’Town, Sunday, Nov. 23rd, 4:00pm. Info: Fr. John Molina at firstname.lastname@example.org
“Wake Up the World” … inaugural ceremony for the “Year of Consecrated Life” begins at 6:30pm, Sunday, Nov. 30th with Solemn Evening Prayer, St. Dunstan’s Basilica. The hymn, “Wake up the World with Dawning Joy” , based on the words of Pope Francis, will be introduced.
Catholic Family Services Bureau News … this Bureau has been supporting Island families for 83 years. A special collection to support the work of the Bureau will be taken at all Masses the weekend of November 22-23rd . Please consider helping Island families by supporting this special collection.
St. Paul’s Youth Group … meets every Thursday, 7 pm – 9 pm,, 2nd level of St. Paul’s Parish Centre. All youth Grades 7 & up welcome to attend. Come and see!
St. Paul’s Religious Article Store News … Christmas cards are now available as well as the new Sunday missals which begin on Sunday, November 30th.
Coffee Party for Birthright … Saturday, Nov. 29th, 10am-12N, Church of the Nazarene, Woodlawn Ave, Ch’Town.
Shrines of Italy Tour … Rome, Assisi, etc. Sept. 22-Oct. 2, 2015 accompanied by Father Keith Kennific. Flight from Charlottetown. Info: Monday, Nov. 17th, 7pm, St. Pius X Church. RSVP or info, Lucille, Harvey’s Travel 1-800-871-3979 or email@example.com
“Three in Flight” … Maureen & Rick Brennan will launch this CD at the Eptek Centre, Sat., November 22nd, 7:30pm. Sixty percent of the proceeds will go to Our Lady of Perpetual Help in Haiti and the Environmental Trail, Guelph, ON in memory of Fr. James Profit. All welcome!
The National Liturgical Office … has a website where you can find out many interesting things about the liturgy. If you’re interested, visit … http://nlo.cccb.ca