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SAINT FRANCIS XAVIER PARISH

Fr. Peter Proulx, Pastor Sr. Sheila Whelan GSIC Deacon Don Smith
331 Plaunt Street, South; P.O. Box 396
Renfrew, Ontario K7V 4A6
Tel: (613) 432-5825 Fax: (613) 432-6663
E mail: sfx.parish@on.aibn.com Web Site: www.sfxrenfrew.blogspot.com
“St. Francis Xavier, a welcoming faith community lovingly sharing the gifts of God.”

TRINITY SUNDAY
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JUNE 7 2009
PRAYERS FOR THE DECEASED: We pray for our loved ones who have died recently,
especially Margaret Hunt, Peter Rouble and Barbara Donnelly.
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. May your struggle
be consoled by Christ’s love“.

PARISH SUPPER – VOLUNTEERS STILL NEEDED!!!!
We are still looking for approximately 20 – 25 more volunteers to help out with
various duties for the day. Areas of need are: take out, hostessing, kitchen duties
(dishes and someone to help make gravy) to name a few. If you can help out,
please contact Louise Neville 432-7698. THANK YOU!

CONGRATULATIONS AND THANK YOU, SISTER SHEILA

T he Grey Sisters of the Immaculate Conception have chosen Sister Sheila Whelan to
be a member of their Leadership Team. Her many talents will be a gift to her
community. After eight years as part of our Parish team we will miss her generous and
committed ministry. Sister Sheila will begin her new position in September. Let us
show our appreciation and support as she enjoys the summer months with us.

SACRAMENTAL CELEBRATIONS: We have welcomed many young people to the
forgiving love of God in Reconciliation and to the Spirit of God in Confirmation, as well as
to the Table of Eucharist. We congratulate their families for their commitment to their
children and our Church. To all of our parish catechists, I express our gratitude for your
commitment.
ST. FRANCIS XAVIER CEMETERY: We extend gratitude to Rose Bresee for again this
year being so kind in volunteering to care for the plants at our
cemetery. We all benefit from this labour of generosity.

LET‘S JOURNEY TOGETHER — Topic: The Lord’s Prayer – Group Feedback

ST. FRANCIS XAVIER PARISH
HOT ROAST BEEF DINNER
SUNDAY, JUNE 14TH 11:30 A.M. TO 6:00 P.M.
ADULTS – $12 CHILDREN (5-12 years) - $5
CHILDREN UNDER 5 – Free
Take out meals – 613-432-5825 (ext. 2) to order Delivery available
COME, BRING A FRIEND AND ENJOY
AN EXCELLENT HOME COOKED MEAL
LITURGICAL CELEBRATIONS
Please carefully note the times of the daily Liturgies
MON June 8 7:00 p.m. Jane O’Brien – The Family
TUE June 9 9:30 a.m. Special Intention – J. Spilchen
WED June 10 4:15 p.m. Patrick Lorbetskie – Bob Kusluski
THU June 11 10:30 a.m. Bonnechere Manor: Eleanor Coulas – M/M Dennis Yerech
12:10 p.m. Lois & Herb Rusheleau – The Family
FRI June 12 8:00 a.m. Jack Sherlock – Dwayne & Mary Steele
SAT June 13 5:00 p.m. Evelyn Morglan – Kay Kasaboski
SUN June 14 10:30 a.m. The Enright Family: Bernard, Edward, Richard (Dick), John (Butch),
Mary, Helen, Sue, Rita & Della – Members of the Family
Intentions of the Parishioners – Father Proulx
LITURGICAL ROLES THIS WEEK AT S.F.X.:
Solemnity of the Body & Blood of Christ *Mon. Bereavement Grp. 7:30 p.m.
June 13th/14th, 2009 (Parish Hall)
SATURDAY EVENING MASS - 5:00 p.m. *Tues. Adult Faith Discussion Group 7:00 p.m.
MINISTERS OF THE WORD – J. Lemay; K. Harris (Parish Hall)
MINISTERS OF HOSPITALITY – E. & G. Boose;
MARRIAGE BANNS
H. O’Connell; D. Ballard
MINISTERS OF THE EUCHARIST – D. Mooney; *Danielle Vaillancourt & Mathew Harper (1)
C. Sulpher; K. Black; J. Lynch; T. Lemenchick KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS, Council 1916, will
SERVERS – K. Dowdall; D. & C. Holley hold their next General Meeting on Monday, June 8
SUNDAY MORNING MASS - 10:30 a.m.
at 7:00 p.m. at Mount St. Patrick Church. Because
MINISTERS OF THE WORD – S.J.H.S. Students
MINISTERS OF HOSPITALITY – S.J.H.S. Students
there are no meetings in July and August, a Grand
EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS – A. & R.A. Dicker; Knight’s Social will follow this meeting with a
D. Letts; A. M. Millar; M. Charbonneau special luncheon. Members who need a ride are
SERVERS – S.J.H.S. Students asked to meet at the Knights of Columbus Hall at
CHILDREN’S LITURGY: K. Wilson; A. Brisco 6:15 p.m. All members are invited to attend for an
evening of fellowship and fraternalism.
LITURGICAL MINISTERS: Renewed schedules for all ministers have been prepared. I would like to
express thanks to several of our volunteers who have shared in ministries for many years, some going back
to the early eighties. Your choosing new ministries allows us to welcome new people. Indeed, to new and
old we say “THANKS”.
NEW SCHEDULES FOR ALL MINISTRIES ARE READY: READY If you have submitted your e-mail
address you should receive a schedule via e-mail. Please contact the office if unable to access the
e-mail schedule. Schedules for those not using e-mail may be found on the table in the main foyer.

S T. F R A N C I S X AV I E R PA R I S H S U P P E R
VEGETABLE PREPARATION: people are needed to assist with potato and carrot peeling
on Saturday evening at approximately 6:30 p.m. Please consider coming over to the Small
Hall after the Saturday Mass with your vegetable peeler and helping out. The more who
come out, the quicker the task will be completed.
FOOD DROP OFF: for the supper is Saturday, June 13th between 3:30-5:00 p.m. and Sunday, June
10th between 9:30 – 11:00 a.m.
TAKE-OUT MEALS: to order take-out meals please call 613-432-5825 Ext. 2 anytime during
office hours (day of or prior to June 8th). Delivery available.

S T. F R A N C I S X AV I E R PA R I S H L O T T E RY 2 0 0 9
To date approximately 1737 of the 2500 books of tickets have been sold and the monies returned. Thank you
for your ongoing support. We are requesting that all outstanding tickets, sold or unsold, be returned ASAP,
either to the Parish Office or one of the committee members. To all who have worked so hard to help us
reach our goal of a sellout…the volunteers, the buyers, and the sellers, your dedication to the Parish is to be
commended and we thank you for making our job easy. Questions or information please call…...
~ Ken Harris 432-3961 Diane Dillon 432-3443 Richard Laxton 432-3861 ~

ST. MICHAEL’S CHURCH YOUTH, DOUGLAS: is hosting a Volleyball Challenge at the volleyball
courts at St. Michael’s School on Sunday, June 7th beginning at 6:30 p.m. All youths from 13 to 19
years of age are invited to participate. For more info contact Maureen Troutman @ 613-649-2172.
CAN HAVE (Canadians Helping Aids Victims with Education) in Uganda: Power Point presentation by the Rev. Dr.
Floyd and Mrs. Claire McPhee at the Renfrew Presbyterian Church, Tues., June 9th, 7:00 p.m. Free will offering.
Refreshments. Sponsored by the Women’s Missionary Society of the Renfrew Presbyterian Church.
ST. PETER'S PARISH FORT-COULONGE, Qc. BAZAAR: Saturday, June 20th and Sunday, June 21st
beginning at 4:00 p.m. Sea-Pie and beans. Welcome to all. See posters for more info.