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If you would like to have help dealing with grief, Deacon Don has started the bereavement group support again. The group meets on Mondays at 7:30 p.m. in Mee ng Room #1 at the rectory. Please call the office if you would like to receive help. You will be most welcome.
ALTAR SERVERS: We have a severe shortage of weekend servers for the Saturday evening 5:00 p.m. liturgy. Two families have been covering all the weekends. If any children who volunteered for the Sunday morning Mass would consider a Saturday evening Mass once every 4 - 6 weeks it would be most appreciated. Please contact the ST. FRANCIS XAVIER PARISH office by phone or email
Diocese of Pembroke - MORNING WATCH - Adoration - Holy Mass Praise & Worship - Fellowship - Join the Faithful from across the Diocese for All-Night Adoration of Jesus. Saturday, Oct. 27 - Sunday, October 28, Adoration begins at 7:00 p.m. Saturday and continues until 9:00 a.m. Sunday with Mass celebrated by Bishop Mulhall at St. Patrick Parish, Mount St. Patrick.
ST. JOSEPH’S CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL JAZZ BAND: are selling boxes of fresh Florida Oranges and Grapefruit to support the school’s Music Program. Cost $25.00 for a small box and $40.00 for a large. For more info or to place an order please contact St. Joseph’s Catholic High School at 432-5846. Thank you for your support.
Tea & talent KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS: sale are handing out Roses for Life after the Masses this weekend. “T’IS THE SEASON” There is no charge however any donations will be going to the Saturday, November 10 th local Pro Life organization. S.F.X. Hall 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ RELIGIOUS ARTICLES SALE: OCTOBER 27/28: Religious articles will be available for purchase at the back of the church, before and after both Masses next weekend. This is an excellent opportunity to purchase Confirmation gifts. Also in stock are St. (Brother) André pictures and medals as well as a lovely selection of Christmas cards. Tea Room Admission: $5 All invited to attend
Dona ons gratefully accepted: cra s (centerpieces, wreaths, sewing, kni ng, etc.) squares (for the Tea Room), baked goods, candies, carvings, jams, jellies, pickles, books (no encyclopedias or Readers Digests) cd’s, dvd’s and small items suitable for Christmas gifts, jewellery and collectibles and monetary donations. For information please contact Joan (432-9161). Sponsored by S.F.X. C.W.L.
BULLYING AND VICTIMIZATION: Dr. Tracy Vaillancourt, Canadian Research Chair in Children's Mental Health and Violence Preven on will be speaking on mental health issues with particular focus on bullying and victimization. THURSDAY, OCTOBER 25 th @ 6:30 p.m. at St. Joseph’s High School. See posters. BONNECHERE MANOR AUXILIARY: will be hosting a Bridge Party in Rotary Hall, Thursday, Oct. 25 th at 7:30 p.m. Cost: $20/person. Lunch and prizes are included. For reservations call Eleanor 613-432-4312. MUSIC TO MOVE THE SOUL: Wednesday, October 24 at 7:00 p.m. at Madawaska Valley District High School in Barry’s Bay. Free-will oﬀering. For info call Our Lady Seat of Wisdom Academy, 613-756-3082.
OUR LADY OF FATIMA C.W.L.: will be holding their annual spaghetti supper at Our Lady of Fatima Church on Sunday, November 4 from 4 - 7 p.m. Tickets $8 for Adults, $5 for children under 12. Tickets can be purchased at the door.
OCTOBER IS WORLD MISSION MONTH Today is World Mission Sunday. Today, every Catholic community and parish throughout the world takes part in World Mission Sunday. It is a global effort to bring spiritual and material help to our brothers and sisters who long for hope and love that comes from knowing Christ’s love for them. Your kind support will assist all missionaries across the world. It will help new churches to grow, be strong and vital faith communities. Please continue to pray for all those who serve in mission countries and please be generous in your support of their work. May God bless you always. UPCOMING EVENTS AT S.F.X. *Mon., Oct. 22 Bereavement Group 7:30 p.m. Meeting Room #1 *Sun., Oct. 28 Confirmation Preparation Meeting 8:45 a.m. Parish Hall
BAPTISMS: We welcome to the Christian Community the child baptized at St. Francis Xavier last Sunday. As the Parents and Sponsors made a commitment to share with this child our Catholic faith, we as a faith community offer our ongoing support to • NATHAN GARRY CHARLES O’CONNOR, son of Jeﬀ & Kerri
MON TUE WED THUR FRI SAT SUN 9:30 a.m. 8:00 a.m. 8:00 a.m. 10:30 a.m. Oct. 26 8:00 a.m. Oct. 27 5:00 p.m. Oct. 28 10:30 a.m. Oct. 22 Oct. 23 Oct. 24 Oct. 25 NO PARISH LITURGY Frank Freemark - Angela Millar Tom Wark - St. Francis Xavier Choir Gertrude Lepine - Jan & Roy Leitch BONNECHERE MANOR: Anna McArthur - Jack & Nancy Gorra Robert Finner - Mr. & Mrs. Charles Donohue Teresa & Tom Dellelce - Don & Lois Hunt Mark, Murray & Randy McNulty - Lori & Family Intentions of the Parishioners - Father Brennan LITURGICAL ROLES 30 Sunday of Ordinary Time
SAINT FRANCIS XAVIER PARISH
Fr. Kerry Brennan, Pastor Deacon Don Smith email@example.com 331 Plaunt Street, South; P.O. Box 396Renfrew, Ontario K7V 4A6 Tel: (613) 432-5825 Fax: (613) 432-6663
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“St. Francis Xavier, a welcoming faith community lovingly sharing the gifts of God.”
SUNDAY EUCHARIST Saturday 5:00 p.m. Sunday 10:30 a.m.
PARISH COUNCIL CHAIR Nancy Connors CEMETERY BOARD CHAIR Mike Coulas C.W.L. PRESIDENT Joan Lemay
SACRAMENT OF PENANCE Saturday 4:30 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. Sunday 10:00 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.
FINANCE COUNCIL CHAIR Steve Dregas CEMETERY CONTACT Colleen Dicker 613-432-5825 x3 K OF C GRAND KNIGHT Dean Black
October 28 , 2012
SATURDAY EVENING MASS - 5:00 p.m. MINISTERS OF THE WORD – M. Maloney; C. Walters MINISTERS OF HOSPITALITY – E. Boose; R. Ellio ; I. Power; J. Lynch MINISTERS OF THE EUCHARIST – L. Gallagher; K. Coulas; S. Harper; K. & V. Windle SERVERS – B. & M. O’Neill CANTOR - J. Slight
SUNDAY MORNING MASS - 10:30 a.m. MINISTERS OF THE WORD – S. Lafont; B. Chapman MINISTERS OF HOSPITALITY – D. & C. Varrin; M. & V. Proulx EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS – P. Perry; D. Le s; T. Fiebig; N. Smith; D. Varrin SERVERS– S. Perry; S. Brown; E. Freamo CANTOR– J. Belanger CHILDREN’S LITURGY - L. Valliquette
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PRAYERS FOR THE DECEASED: We pray for our loved ones who have died recently, especially Gerald Corbin and James Hale. PRAYERS FOR THE SICK AND SHUT-IN: Let us raise up in prayer those who seek God’s healing love, those at the hospital, hospice and at home especially Audrey Hawley, Sara O’Neill, Fr. Ken O’Brien, Garry Latendresse, John Albert, John Nadobny and Joan Prince.
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.
THE BISHOP SMITH / ST. JOSEPH HIGH SCHOOL DOMINICAN REPUBLIC TEAM: is hosting a fundraising dance at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 170 Ellis Ave., Pembroke on Saturday, November 10th. Tickets may be purchased at Moncion’s east and west Pembroke locations, or contact Mark Conrad at Bishop Smith CHS at 613-735-5496. This is an adult only licensed event. Please help support our mission in the DR.
SPIRITUAL RETREAT: Please pray for the priests of our Diocese who will gather for a spiritual retreat this week. Mass schedule as S.F.X. will not be affected as Father Brennan will be making retreat later in the fall. AUTOMATIC WITHDRAWAL CONTRIBUTORS!!!: All current Automatic Withdrawal Contributors are asked to pick up the 2013 forms for PreAuthorized Offering Program from the table in the main foyer. Please complete the form and place it in the collection basket or drop off at the parish office at your earliest convenience. Forms are also available on the table for anyone who would like to consider this system as an alternative means of financial support of your parish.
“LIMA-PEMBROKE PARTNERSHIP”: Please support our annual fundraising campaign to help our Peruvian friends in the poorest communities of Lima by making a donation to the Diocese of Pembroke “Peru Projects” (tax receipt will be issued). Your donation will go a long way: feeding malnourished children, building houses and day care centres for infants, seniors, providing medical and health services and much, much, more. See poster at church entrance or contact Yvonne Sklepowicz at 613-432-6725.