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28th Sunday in Ordinary Time

11 October 2015

 

“You will have treasure in heaven.”

 

Introduction

 

With the Gospel of Christ, there is always something more. At whatever stage we find ourselves, there is always so much more to come, and so at any stage of our life we are still at the beginning.

 

Todays Readings

 

First Reading: Wisdom 7:7-11

 

Wisdom is the treasure that we may have for ever. When it comes, it always comes as God’s gift.

 

Second Reading: Hebrews 4:12-13

 

Nothing is hidden from God, because God’s love accepts no barriers.

 

Gospel: Mark 10:17-30

 

When God became human, the impossible stopped being impossible.

 

MASSES FOR THE WEEK

Monday, 12 October

9:00 a.m.     Sandra & Antonio Del Prete – Gennaro, Alberto & Maria Del Prete

5:15 p.m.     Marc Gaudreau – Mike & Diane Foley

Tuesday, 13 October

9:00 a.m.     Alice Callaghan – Jim Callaghan

5:15 p.m.     June Sears – The Family

Wednesday, 14 October

9:00 a.m.    Carmel Joyce

10:30 a.m.     Extendicare – Pat Walsh – Doyle Family

5:15 p.m.      Barbara Mallette – The Family

Thursday, 15 October

9:00 a.m.     Deceased Members of the Marson Family – Mrs. Bidinost & Family

5:15 p.m.     Luisa Praticante – Maria & Max

Friday,  16 October

9:00 a.m.     Aldo Lant (16th Anniversary) – Agostina Lant

5:15 p.m.      Ken Lillis – Grace & Dwight Neddow

Saturday, 17 October

9:00 a.m.     Maureen Doyle – Paulette MacLean

5:15 p.m.     Giovanni Circelli – The Family

Sunday, 18 October

9:00 a.m.      John Lacey (21st Anniversary) – Audrey Lacey

11:00 a.m.     People of the Parish

NEXT WEEK – 17-18 October 2015

 

 

Masses

 

Lectors

 

Eucharistic

Ministers

 

Ushers

 

Sat.

17 Oct..

5:15 p.m.

 

O. D’Abreo

Sr. L. Kearney

 

T. Murphy

J. Lachance

 

F. Carter

J. Garrah

A. Kelly

D. Mazzolin

 

Sun.

18 Oct.

9:00 a.m.

 

D. Balemba

P. Kingston

 

S. Balemba

B. Earle

 

R. Audet

F. Cuvelier

D. Dennee

R. Emmons

 

Sun.

18 Oct.

11:00 a.m.

 

B. Adamson

B. McIver

 

T. Donoghue

L. Donoghue

 

J. Ferreira

G. Goncalves

P. Greenwood

F. Asuncion

 

PRAYERS FOR THOSE WHO ARE ILL

Please remember in your prayers the following: Kerry Kozak; Terry Kot; Gerald Levesque; Hermina Lawlor; Donald Jackson; Carolyn Curry; Neil Oosterman; Kevin Kimmett; Tony Deodato; Jean Wells; Ciara Ryckman; Eileen Garrah; June Emmons Church; Joe Verner; Donna Verner; John Light; David Tessier; Etelka Takacs; Maureen McCarthy; Edward Courneya; Walter Boru; Charles Virgin; Anne Cadamuro.

 

We will leave the name of the individual who is ill on the prayer list for one month. If at the end of the month prayers are still needed, we ask that a family member contact us to request prayers to be continued for another month. Please contact Pam at the office at 613-547-5004.

 

PRAYERS FOR THE DECEASED

You are asked to remember in prayer those recently deceased, especially Frances Dwyer, Velma Snider, Beryl Coreau, Jack Pattenden.

 

If there are members of your family or friends who are ill or have recently died, and for whom you wish prayers, please contact the rectory to provide their names.

 

WEEK AT A GLANCE

 

Tues., 13 Oct.

 

*9:30 a.m. – Legion of Mary

*7:00 p.m. – Liturgy Committee Meeting

 

Wed., 14 Oct.

 

*12:30 p.m. – Afternoon cards

*7:00 p.m. – Choir Practice

*7:00 p.m. – Parish Council Meeting

*7:00 p.m. – Baptismal Preparation Course

 

Thurs., 15 Oct.

 

*7:00 p.m. – RCIA

 

Sat./Sun.

17-18 Oct.

 

* At 5:15 p.m., 9:00 & 11:00 a.m. Masses – Confirmation Enrollment Ceremony

 

 

OUR PARISH

 

SACRAMENT OF CONFIRMATION will be celebrated on Sunday, 22 November 2015, at 2:00 p.m. If your child is in grade 8 and wishes to receive this Sacrament, and has yet to register, please contact the parish office at 613-547-5004 as soon as possible. The Enrollment Ceremony will take place on the weekend of 17-18 October.

 

BUILDING FUND The monthly collection of the Building Fund will take place this weekend, 10-11 October 2015. Your support continues to make a difference. Thank you.

 

  1. VINCENT DE PAUL Food Bags will be distributed this weekend, 10-11 October 2015, for return on the weekend of 17-18 October. Thank you for your continued support.

 

MESSAGE FROM ARCHBISHOP OBRIEN REGARDING WORLD MISSION SUNDAY On 17-18 October, we will celebrate World Mission Sunday 2015, when we are called to focus our attention on the needs of the Church in the developing world. Our prayers and financial support are vitally needed by missionaries serving in more than 1,150 dioceses throughout Asia, Africa, the Pacific Islands, and parts of Latin America and Europe. Your generosity makes it possible for local priests, religious, and catechists to reach out to communities, families, and children in desperate need, bringing the light of Christ to the darkest of circumstances. World Mission Sunday does not just happen here in our local Church. It is truly a universal celebration – a worldwide recommitment – uniting Catholics throughout the world to the Church’s evangelizing mission. This Sunday provides us with a renewed opportunity to pray in solidarity for the work of the missionary Church. I encourage you to support this collection and continue to pray that all of us in this Archdiocese may be eager and effective witnesses of Jesus in our world, which is so in need of His love and peace.

 

2015 FEDERAL ELECTION GUIDE The Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops has provided a 2015 Federal Election Guide for your information. You may pick up a copy at the church entrances.

 

SPIRITUAL INQUIRY The first “Spiritual Inquiry” gathering of 2015-2016 will be held on Monday, 19 October 2015, from 7:00-8:30 p.m., in the parish hall. Those in attendance will be able to pose questions or make comments regarding religion, faith or spirituality, and respond to the queries/comments raised by others. Previous gatherings have been insightful, inspiring and well-attended. Join us in this unstructured and informal evening of conversation and casual reflection. Tea and coffee will be offered.

 

HOSPITALITY SUNDAY The next Hospitality Sunday will take place on Sunday, 24 October 2015, after the 9:00 and 11:00 a.m. Masses. If you are willing to bring squares, cookies or loaves for this event, please sign up on the sheets provided at the church entrances. Your hosts for this Hospitality Sunday will be the Legion of Mary and the Knights of Columbus.

 

OUR COMMUNITY

 

FINDING HAPPINESS IN A BUSY WORLD A talk given by Catholic Psychiatrist Dr. Tim Lau, on Saturday, 14 November 2015, at 7:15 p.m., at Ellis Hall Auditorium, Queen’s. Early-bird tickets are $15.00 until 16 October; after this time, $20.00. Buy on-line at www.neeje.ca or from Christina Rorabeck at 613-328-9323.

 

COMEDY & PRAISE EVENT FOR ADULTS As a World Youth Day Faith Event, the pilgrims from our Archdiocese are hosting a comedy & praise evening for adults of all ages on Saturday, 17 October 2015, from 7:00-9:00 p.m., at Holy Cross S.S., Kingston. Chris Bray will lead us in music and performing a short concert. Catholic Comedian Judy McDonald will be our presenter and will be sharing a comedic routine about joy-filled faith. Refreshments included. Tickets are $20.00, and may be purchased at the door or, in advance, by calling Nadia at 613-484-2446.

 

CATHOLIC YOUTH CONFERENCE Catholic Youth of Kingston, be “Fearless” and attend the conference on Saturday, 17 October 2015, at Holy Cross Secondary School. Registration is open online at http://www.shineliketheson.com/. Cost is $15.00, and includes lunch and a t-shirt.

 

COME AND SEE! OPEN HOUSE will take place on Saturday, 17 October 2015, from 1:00-4:00 p.m., at Providence Motherhouse, 1200 Princess Street. In honour of the Church’s Year of Consecrated Life, we welcome all to visit us for an open house and to have a cup of tea with our communities and our associates – Congregation of Notre Dame, Religious Hospitallers of St. Joseph, Sisters of Providence, and Franciscan Friars. Explore the building and learn about the ministries undertaken here, as well as our future plans.

 

  1. PATRICK’S PARISH, NAPANEE ANNUAL HARVEST BAZAAR will take place on Saturday, 17 October 2015, from 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m., 179 West Street, Napanee. Baked goods, grocery draws, raffle tickets, silent auction, crafts and much more. The Grand Luncheon is from 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.; cost is Adults: $6.00; Children 12 & Under: $3.00.

 

THEOLOGY OF THE BODY WORKSHOP These teachings by St John Paul II, considered by many to be one of his defining works, are renewing marriages, awakening vocations, and healing deep personal wounds. It will take place on 23-25 October 2015, at St. Mary’s Cathedral Parish Centre. To register, contact Sandra Murray at 613-328-8743 or at https://tobfall2015.eventbrite.ca. For information, contact Caitlin at fj.fitz@hotmail.com.

 

IS GOD CALLING YOU TO BECOME A DEACON? The Archdiocese of Kingston is seeking men with a “Deacon’s Heart.” If you feel called to serve God and the Church by following in the footsteps of Christ the servant, please consider attending the next Diaconal Vocation Inquiry Day scheduled to be held at the Diocesan Centre, 390 Palace Road, Kingston, on Saturday, 17 October 2015, beginning at 9:00 a.m.

 

ALL YOU CAN EAT FISH FRY On 30 October 2015, in the cafeteria at Holy Cross Secondary School, from 3:30-6:30 p.m., in support of the staff and students attending the Holy Cross Jamaica Mission Trip. Tickets are $15.00, and are available from any of the Mission Trip participants, or from the school chaplaincy office. Take out is available, and tickets will also be sold at the door.

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