Dedication of the Lateran Basilica
Ezekiel 47: 1-2, 8-9, 12 1 Corinthians 3: 9b-11, 16-17 John 2: 13-22
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 12:10pm Leona Pineau
Tuesday 12:10pm Martin Richard
Wednesday 12:10pm Paul Olscamp
Thursday 7:00pm Living – Fr. Paul Riley
Friday 9:00am Clarence Pineau
9:30am – 12:00Noon Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament
Saturday 9:00am Special Intention
4:30pm Messe française
7:00pm Anniversary Mass … Maureen Lensth, Eric Cameron, Byron Birch, James Dunphy. Sunday 9:00am & 10:30am
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
Tweets from Pope Francis that make you think … “Faith is not something decorative or for show. To have faith means to put Christ truly at the centre of our lives.” Is Christ the centre of my life? Do I attempt to live every moment in his presence? Do I consult him before making a decision or choice? As a citizen, do I get involved in social and political debates?
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
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.
Looking for Altar Servers … we are looking for more ways to get young people involved in our parish and so we are putting this call out for more altar servers. Children should be at least in grade 4 and have received First Communion. If your child might be interested, please call or email the parish with your contact information and we will let you know when the training session will be held.
French Missalettes … for the month of December are in the Parish office for those who ordered! Thank you!
Eucharistic Ministers … your new schedule is now available in the Church entrance. Thank you!
Prayers for the sick & suffering … 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.
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.
Grade 4 … Bible presentation to Grade 4 Sunday, Nov. 9th, 10:30am Mass.
St. Paul’s CWL … sincerely thanks everyone who helped in any way to make the Spaghetti Supper a huge success … ticket sellers, people re supplies, helpers Saturday/Sunday, our 2 generous people who made and donated the delicious sauce, cooked spaghetti and kept it all hot, the youth and others who served the meal. Many compliments were received. We are very grateful to ALL who bought tickets or donated money to support our fundraiser!
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.
Society of St. Vincent de Paul … Suggested food items: canned fruit, cereal, coffee, tea. Next meeting is Thursday, Nov. 6th, 7:30pm, Parish Center – why not join us.
Who is Pope Francis and What Is He Saying to the Church … a faith and knowledge lecture presented by Rev. Thomas Rosica, C.S.B. at Westisle Composite High School, Tuesday, Nov. 11th, 7:30pm and at St. Pius X, Ch’Town on Wed., Nov. 12th, 7:30pm. All are most welcome.
Lecture Series … Michael Frost presents “… And the Two Shall Become One “, Parish Centre, 7:00pm on Sunday, Nov. 9th . The Bible tells us how to be a good husband and a good wife, yet how many of us struggle with the becoming part. Come, sit and listen to hear ways that can help your marriage become stronger.
Coats For Kids … clothing for children & adults … Nov. 15th, Boys & Girls’ Club, 11am – 3pm. Donations may be taken to Hemphill’s, 34 Water St. Sandra G. 432-1323.
Cursillo Weekends… Men’s from Nov 13-16 & Women’s Nov. 20-23. Send applications to: Joyce White, 65 Lewis Pt. Rd., Ch’town, PE, C1E 1L8 or email email@example.com. Phone 902-367-5701.
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!
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. Peter Mutch will be here the week before (Nov. 15-16) to tell us a bit about the work they do. Please consider helping Island families by supporting this special collection.
St. Paul’s Religious Article Store News … Christmas cards are now available.
Looking Good Inside & Out … a day-long event for girls ages 9-15 … helping to see their beauty inwardly/outwardly, how to care for it and how to see it in others as well. Causeway Bay Linkletter Hotel, S’side, Saturday, Nov. 15th, 10am-4pm. Cost of $15/girl $30/family includes lunch. Tracy Jones firstname.lastname@example.org or 854-2969. Non-denominational event. Register by November 12th.
Sweetest Sound Ever … St. Dunstan’s Basilica, Wed., Nov. 12th, 7:30pm … the “Elmer Iseler Singers”. Island choristers invited to participate with rehearsal at 4:30pm. Preliminary rehearsal, Basilica, Monday, Nov. 10th, 6:30pm. $20/adults $15/students available at 894-3486 or online www.brownpapertickets.com/event/880599
Coffee Party for Birthright … Saturday, Nov. 29th, 10am-12N, Church of the Nazarene, Woodlawn Ave, Ch’Town.
Summerset Manor Auxiliary “All You Can Eat Pancake Breakfast” … upstairs Superstore, Sat, Nov. 15th, 8:00-10:30am. $5/person. Juice, coffee, tea, pancakes & sausage.
Shrines of Italy Tour … Rome, Assisi, etc. Sept. 22-Oct. 2, 2015. Info: Monday, Nov. 17th, 7pm, St. Pius X Church. RSVP or info, Lucille, Harvey’s Travel 1-800-871-3979 or email@example.com