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LOSING A LOVED ONE IS ALWAYS DIFFICULT.

If you would like to have help dealing with grief, Deacon Don will be star ng bereavement group support again October 15, Monday 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 office by phone or email.

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.

CELEBRATING LIFE DINNER: Thursday, October 18, Germania Hall, Pembroke. Friendship at 6 p.m., Dinner at 7 p.m. Special Guest Speaker: Fr. Tom Lynch, National Director of Priests for Life Canada. Adults: $20; Youth: $10. Tickets by advance sale only. To reserve, please call Robert: 613-735-6265; Mark: 613-735-3894. 2012 WOMEN’S HEALTH FESTIVAL: Saturday, October 20 th from 9:00 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. at St. Joseph’s Catholic High School. See posters. BULLYING AND VICTIMIZATION: Dr. Tracy Vaillancourt, Canadian Research Chair in Children's Mental Health and Violence Prevention 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. OCTOBER IS WORLD MISSION MONTH Next Week is World Mission Sunday. Every parish across the world will celebrate World Mission Sunday. This is a world wide collection for the missionary church that provides emergency aid when disasters strike, cares for refugees in war torn nations, and provides rural health clinics and transportation for priests, catechists, religious and lay pastoral workers. It provides financial support for the daily needs of all missionaries. It is a global sign of the Universal Church and mission. Your prayers and donations will help support churches, hospitals, schools and vocations in countries where the Church is beginning, where it is new. World Mission Sunday is our chance to assist Catholic Communities throughout the world become self sufficient and flourish. By sharing the gift of faith we can bring hope and love to those who need it most. PARISH SUPPERS ST. JOHN CHRYSOSTOM PARISH - ARNPRIOR - Oct. 14th

PRAYER SHAWL MINISTRY: is starting up again this Wednesday, October 17th at 10:00 a.m. in Meeting Room #1. Please use the back door of the rectory. We welcome any new knitters and crafters to join us. For info, please call Nancy Smith at 613-433-3183.

The St. Francis Xavier CWL News:
* TEA & TALENT SALE: Saturday, November 10th from 1 – 4 p.m. in S.F.X. Hall. We will gratefuly accept donations of crafts (centrepieces, wreaths, sewing, knitting, 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 & collectibles and monetary donations for the event. Everyone welcome to donate. Info: Joan @ 432-9161. * The C.W.L. is looking for the donation of a couple of electric knives. If you can help please call Joan @ 432-9161

KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS: will be handing out Roses for Life after the Masses on the weekend of October 20/21. There is no charge but any donations will be going to the local Pro Life organization.
*Mon., Oct. 15 *Wed., Oct. 17 *Wed., Oct. 17 *Sun., Oct. 21 UPCOMING EVENTS AT S.F.X. Bereavement Group Meeting Room #1 Prayer Shawl Ministry Meeting Room #1 1st Reconciliation Parent Meeting Church Confirmation Preparation Meeting Parish Hall 7:30 p.m. 10:00 a.m. 6:30 p.m. 8:45 a.m.

LITURGICAL CELEBRATIONS
MON TUE WED THUR FRI SAT SUN 9:30 a.m. 8:00 a.m. 8:00 a.m. 10:30 a.m. Oct. 19 8:00 a.m. Oct. 20 5:00 p.m. Oct. 21 10:30 a.m. Oct. 15 Oct. 16 Oct. 17 Oct. 18 NO PARISH LITURGY Joseph Wilson - Aileen Villemure Souls in Purgatory - P. & J. Spilchen Annie Rekowski - Gary & Catherine Molson BONNECHERE MANOR: Larry Ritz - Genny Gravell John McIntyre & Deceased Relatives - Mom, Dad & Family Pat Pouliot – Friends Intentions of the Parishioners - Father Brennan C. J. & Gladys McNulty - Lori & Family Cecelia Donohue - John & Martha Scott LITURGICAL ROLES 29th Sunday of Ordinary Time October 21st, 2012

SAINT FRANCIS XAVIER PARISH
Fr. Kerry Brennan, Pastor Deacon Don Smith sfxpastor@bellnet.ca 331 Plaunt Street, South; P.O. Box 396Renfrew, Ontario K7V 4A6 Tel: (613) 432-5825 Fax: (613) 432-6663
E mail: sfx.parish@on.aibn.com Web Site: http://sfxrenfrew.wordpress.com/

“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

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SATURDAY EVENING MASS - 5:00 p.m. MINISTERS OF THE WORD – J. Lemay; M. Mahusky MINISTERS OF HOSPITALITY – L. & G. Curry; M. Benne ; T. Brazeau MINISTERS OF THE EUCHARIST – L. Armstrong; G. Curry; D. Mooney; D. Man l; D. Dillon
SERVERS – K. & C. & K. Dowdall; L. Zohr

CANTOR - L. Mahusky

SUNDAY MORNING MASS - 10:30 a.m. MINISTERS OF THE WORD – J. Valliquette; M. Richards MINISTERS OF HOSPITALITY – L. & S. Hall; A. Agnew; L. Sammon EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS – A. M. Millar; J. O’Connor; B. & D. O’Connor; M. L. Rowat SERVERS– S. & J. McNulty; S. Rowat CANTOR– L. Mahusky CHILDREN’S LITURGY - C. & D. & H. Holley

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PRAYERS FOR THE DECEASED: We pray for our loved ones who have died recently, especially Eva Sulpher. 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 and Joan Prince.

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, at 7:00 p.m. Saturday to 9:00 a.m. Mass St. Patrick Parish, Mount St. Patrick.
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R.C.I.A.: Do you know someone who was baptized Catholic but never confirmed?
Or do you know a baptized or unbaptized person who is interested in finding out more about the Catholic faith? R.C.I.A. might be for them. For info contact Fr. Brennan.

See posters on bulletin boards - More info to follow

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. WALK OF FAITH": Sunday, November 4, 2012 ~ St. Elizabeth's Parish, Vinton to St. Peter's Parish, Fort Coulonge (13 km along the Pontiac bike trail) ~ ALL are welcome ~ Join us for a "Walk of Faith" for the Year of Faith! Copies of itinerary available at church entrances

CATHOLIC UPDATE: October 2012 edition which has articles on Kateri Tekakwitha and Marianne Cope, both of who will be recognized as saints on October 21, 2012, may be found at the church entrances.

SUNDAY OFFERING: Oct. 30 - $5,084.85 $3,551.75 (Envelopes) + $1,238.00 (EFT) + 295.10 (Loose)
Thank you for your generous support.