Christ the King

Daniel 7: 13-14          Revelation 1: 5-8          John 18: 33b-37

Pastor: Fr. Chris Sherren
Associate Pastor: Fr. Ashok Veerabathina
Office Manager: Lucia Cameron
Pastoral Associate/Counselor: Florence Arsenault
Catechetic Ministry: Theresa Johnston
Pastoral Council: JoAnne Perry
Property/Finance: Peter Brown

Liturgical Schedule
Monday NO Mass
Tuesday 12:10pm Edward McNeill
Wednesday 12:10pm For the living-MoniqueArsenault
Thursday 7:00pm Allan (Bud) McCarville
Friday 9:00am Dennis Arsenault
9:30am – 12:00N Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament
Saturday 9:00am William & Catherine Hynes
4:30pm Messe française
7:00pm Anniversary Mass … Gordon Geizer, Danny Savidant, William (Bill) Allen & Children, Veronica Milligan.
Sunday 9:00am & 10:30am

Baptism … inquiries/registrations, email Donna & Ron Dehmel 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.

Provincial C.W.L. …

Society of St. Vincent de Paul … meets on the first Thursday of month in Centre lounge, 7:30pm.

Knights of Columbus … meets on the third Thursday of month at 8 pm in K of C Room, 2nd Floor, Parish Centre.

Pope Francis’ Encyclical … “Concern for nature is incompatible with abortion and human experimentation.” Since everything is interrelated, concern for the protection of nature is also incompatible with the justification of abortion. How can we genuinely teach the importance of concern for other vulnerable beings, however troublesome or inconvenient they may be, if we fail to protect a human embryo, even when its presence is uncomfortable and creates difficulties?

Fund Raising Committee … over the last couple of weeks, we’ve been talking about the challenges our parish faces pastorally/financially. To answer the financial challenges, we’ve decided to create a fundraising committee with the following mandate: 1) set fundraising goals in conjunction with the finance committee; 2) plan/execute fundraising efforts. The frequency of meetings will be determined by the committee members. If you can be a part of this, please contact the office, leave your name and contact information and someone will contact you to set up the first meeting.

2016 English Missalettes … for those who have ordered the Missalette, the cost is $32.00 for the year.

Society of St. Vincent de Paul News … a number of nativity scenes, etc are available in various sizes, from 6’ x 4’ to apartment size. Revenue, after the cost of materials, will go to St. Vincent de Paul. Info at 902-436-5489.

Prayers for the sick & suffering … Doreen Arsenault, LaurieAnn Poirier, Richard & Lisa Arsenault, MaryAnn Bernard, Jacob Walker, Connie Patterson-Lamey, Tim Craig, Judy Gallant, Sharon Laviolette , Eleanor Barlow, Arnold Power, Clifford Gallant, Clare Mulligan, Sharon MacNeill, Bruce Richard, Darlene Savory, Margaret Cole, Doris Gerrard, Norma Lewis, Patricia Tang, Sylvain Richard, Betty Cormier, John DeCoste, Dr. Ron Doucette, Joseph Albert, Shirley Dickinson, Irving Gallant, Tom Carew, Geraldine Hynes, Wayne Spin, Colette Cormier, Terry Graham, Eunice Workman, Tim Brown & daughter Lola-Grayce, Janice Gillis, Donald MacDonald, Carson Allain, Cody Arsenault, Roy McRae, Elaine Cormier, Jean Profit, Leonard J. Arsenault, Erma Huestis, Adam Bourque … that Jesus may bring healing in body and spirit.

Religious Education … More parents need to get involved in teaching, especially Grades 1, 5 and 7. We are making progress with this important ministry. Grade 1 is covered until & including Jan. 24th. Still needing parents to cover Unit 5 (Jan31-Feb21) and Unit 6 (Feb28-April3); Grade 5 and Grade 7 are OK until Dec. 13 (Unit 3). The following units are still open. Units 4, 5 and 6 from Jan. 3-April 3 which takes us to the end of the year. Please look at your talents. God uses us in ways we sometimes think we are not capable … with God we can do anything! “I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.” (Philippians 3:10)

Grade 2 Students will receive First Reconciliation, Sunday, Dec. 6th during Catechism (11:30-12:30). All children not attending Sunday catechism are asked to attend as part of their formation towards First Communion;

Grade 8 … the Group Mass is November 29th, 10:30am;

Confirmation Class … will be busy with the NET Team, Tuesday, Dec. 1st, 4:30-9:00pm … being a part of their preparation. Parishes in the area will be joining us and all youth are invited to be a part of this dynamic team of young adults who are on fire for Christ. It will prove to be an evening you will be glad to have taken part in.

The NET Team Retreat to the Confirmation Candidates on December 1st … this Team needs host families for the night they arrive on the Island, November 26th. This is only 4 days away. Contact Sheila 303-4875 if you’d like to host.

Info Needed re 2016 Donation Envelopes … have you changed address in the last year (and have not already notified us) or do you wish to have donation envelopes for 2016? Call the office as we are soon labelling for 2016.

St. Paul’s Catholic Women’s League News … Christmas Lottery & Bake Sale – Sat., December 5th, County Fair Mall. Members are asked to give $5 for the money tree: bring to meeting or give to any CWL member.

Sincere appreciation to ALL … who helped make the Spaghetti Supper a huge success, including the 2 people who donated the spaghetti sauce & cooked the spaghetti and the Youth who set up tables and pleasantly served the guests. You ALL helped in a big way. Thank you!

Fundraiser Organ Recital … join Leo Marchildon, Diocesan Music Director, for an organ recital … Sunday, Nov. 22nd, 2:30pm, St. Paul’s Church. All proceeds to the music ministry. Free will offering.

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.

Prov. CWL Girls’ Bursary … post-secondary institutions. Girls do not have to be daughters of CWL members. Forms at St. Paul’s Parish office with deadline of January 31st.

Seniors’ Reflection … Marguerite Bourgeoys Centre, Tuesday, Dec. 1st, 10:30am-1:00pm, led by Fr. John Lacey on “Church of Mercy”. Donation re lunch. Info: 436-9239.

2016 Catholic Missions Calendars … are available at the Religious Articles Store located in the Church entrance.

Daniel O’Hanley Memorial Lecture … Sunday, Nov. 29th, 2:00pm at Our Lady of the Assumption Parish. Theme: “Pope Francis: Climate Change Hurts the Poor Most”.

Christmas Adopt a Family … Society of St. Vincent de Paul will be making a monetary donation to the Annual Kin Family Christmas Appeal in lieu of adopting families. Parishioners, who would like to adopt families, by purchasing gifts, can do so by calling Sue (Kin Family Appeal Co-Chair) at 303-0135. Those wishing to make a monetary donation to help at Christmas can do so by giving to St. Vincent de Paul indicating “Christmas Fund” ,ensuring you will receive a tax receipt. All monetary donations received for this needy cause will be officially presented at the Kin Family Christmas Appeal, East Link TV on December 7th.

Cursillo – Island Wide Ultreya … 2:30pm, Sunday, Dec. 6th, St. Paul’s Parish. All welcome. Sharing table.

Christian Refugee Relief Fund … the Knights of Columbus are selling Olive Wooden Crosses, made in Holy Land, $10 each. Monies used to support persecuted Christians in the Middle East. Available at St. Paul’s Gift Shop (church entrance) or from John Perry 436-4532.

Sale of Meat Pies … St. Philippe & St. Jacques Parish is selling meat pies ($11.00 each) as a fundraiser for the Parish. Please order at 854-3395 or 854-2373 or 854-2598 by or before deadline of November 22nd.

Christmas at the Acadian Museum … Sunday, Nov.29th, 2:00pm including MontCarmel Choir, stepdancing, caroling. Refreshments. Free admission. All are invited.

Wrong Phone No. re MacIsaac Backhoeing advertising … on back of bulletin. Should be 902-432-0358.