LIFE CHAIN IN RENFREW: On Sunday, September 30,
we invite all to stand in prayerfulsolidarity with your pro-life family, friends and neighbours for one hour between 2:00 p.m.and 3:00 p.m. We meet in front of the Renfrew post office. Signs will be provided.
ST. JOSEPH’S CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL JAZZ BAND ORANGE & GRAPE-FRUIT CAMPAIGN:
The Band are selling boxes of fresh Florida Oranges and Grapefruitto support the school’s Music Program. Cost will be $25.00 for a small box and $40.00 for alarge. The Citrus will arrive approximately during the last week of November and can bepicked up at the school. Customers will be contacted by phone when the orders arrive. Aswell, the school website will post notice upon the arrival of the citrus. To place an orderplease contact St. Joseph’s Catholic High School at 432-5846. Thank you for your support.
FRATERNITY OF THE SECULAR FRANCISCAN ORDER:
Bishop Mulhall recently granted approval for the foundation of a Fraternity of the SecularFranciscan Order in St. John Chrysostom Parish with membership being open to allCatholics in this Diocesan area. A “Come and See” information meeting has beenscheduled for
Tuesday, October 9
at 7:00 p.m. in Meeting Room #1 at St. JohnChrysostom Parish, Arnprior,
for those who are interested in exploring the GospelWay of Life in accordance with the spirituality of St. Francis of Assisi.
INTRODUCTION TO CENTERING PRAYER:
Centering Prayer is a contemplave prayerpracce that can move you toward profound relaonship with the Spirit of God within.Join us for 6 introductory sessions featuring Fr. Thomas Keang’s DVD series explaining
the practice, and time for reflection and prayer. Tuesdays from 4—5 p.m., fromOctober 9—November 15 at Trinity St. Andrew’s United Church, Renfrew.
PILGRIMAGE TO MONTREAL: The 3rd annual pilgrimage to St. Joseph Oratory,stopping first at the Shrine of Blessed Kateri Tekakwitha, will take place on Sunday,November 4th. For more information please call 613-732-2235.
Diocese of Pembroke —
Adoration - Holy Mass - Praise & Worship - FellowshipJoin the Faithful from across the Diocese for All-Night Adoration of JesusSaturday, Oct. 27—Sunday, October 28, 20127:00 p.m. Saturday to 9:00 a.m. MassSt. Patrick Parish, Mount St. Patrick, Ontario
See posters on bulletin boards - More info to follow
The St. Francis Xavier CWL News:
CWL NOMINATIONS: The S.F.X. C.W.L. Council is now acceptingnominations for the 2013 - 2015 C.W.L. Executive. To make anomination please contact Lore Coyne at 613-433-9298 by Sept. 30
We welcome to the Christian Community the children baptized atSt. Francis Xavier last Sunday. As the Parents and Sponsors made acommitment to share with these children our Catholic faith, we as a faithcommunity offer our ongoing support to
• CHARLOTTE ELISE BROWN,• CHARLOTTE ELISE BROWN,
Tim & Ashley
HUNTER LOGAN FOUGERE,HUNTER LOGAN FOUGERE,
Cory & Stephanie
WALK OF FAITH": Sunday, November 4, 2012 ~ St. Elizabeth's Parish, Vinton to St. Peter's Parish, FortCoulonge (13 km along the Pontiac bike trail) ~ ALL are welcome ~ Join us for a "Walk of Faith" for theYear of Faith! Sponsored by the
Family Life and Youth Ministry Office of the Diocese of Pembroke.
Copies of itinerary available at church entrances
COLLECTION OF THE NEEDS OF THE CHURCH IN CANADA:
Each year, Catholicsare invited to collaborate with their Bishops through the annual Collection for the Needs ofthe Church in Canada. This collection is being held today.Throughout 2012, many important events are taking place in the Church: the Synod ofBishops on the New Evangelization, the canonization of Blessed Kateri Tekakwitha, the50th anniversary celebrations of the opening of the Second Vatican Council, as well asthe launching of the Year of Faith by Pope Benedict XVI. The Bishops of Canada areclosely connected to all of these events, which are occasions to gather in unity and com-munion. Your contribution to the Collection for the Needs of the Church in Canada willsupport the Bishops in their ministry to teach, sanctify and govern. The effectiveness ofthe Church’s existing services to fulfil its mission in this world and provide spiritualleadership is involved.The Bishops of Canada thank you in advance for your generosity and your commitment tothe Church, following Christ’s example.