Saturday, May 23, 2009

Week of May 24 to 31, 2009

Week of May 24 to 31, 2009
Come help us to celebrate our Centennial
1909 - 2009

Dear sisters and brothers in Christ,

This Sunday, please join us to celebrate Seventh Sunday of Easter. Join us a as community to worship and proclaim an inclusive and transforming Gospel.
See you on Sunday @ 10:30 am.

Remember, our final countdown for our centennial is:196 days!!!
Here is some news to share with you:

MAY 24th @ 10:30 PM
Seventh Sunday of Easter
Presider & Homilist:
Fr. Maurice Francois
Reader: Colleen Milburn
Sidepersons for May:Alan Peters, Bev Weir & Rotha Sutherland
Sunday School: Paul's Discovery
Sunday School Team: Marg & Ken
Readings: Acts 1: 1-17, 21-26; Psalm 1;
1 John 5: 9-13 & St. John 17: 6-19.
Hymns: 379, 245, 482 & 565
Rite: BAS

WEDNESDAY MAY 27th: On Wednesday, @ 10 a.m. we invite you to our Studies and Eucharistic Celebration. We will pray for the Diocese of Nova Scotia, Canada. Liturgical Colour: White. Readings: Acts 20: 28-38; Psalm 68: 28-36 & St. John 17: 11b-19.

NEW CYCLE FOR WEDNESDAY STUDIES: We just started with the Book of the Saints of the Anglican Communion. 12 saints' biographies will be studied from May 20 to August 5th. The calendar to follow is:
WED. MAY 20 St. Benedict. (Done!)
WED. MAY 27 Dietrich Bonhoeffer
WED. JUN 03 Teresa of Avila
WED. JUN 10 Monsignor Romero
WED. JUN 17 St. Chrysostom
WED. JUN 24 Francis and Claire of Assisi
WED. JUL 01 Anselm
WED. JUL 08 Elizabeth of Hungary
WED. JUL 15 Thomas Cramner
WED. JUL 22 St. Monica
WED. JUL 29 Nicolas Ferrar
WED. AUG 05 St. Hilda.
You are welcome to join us!

PRAYERS: Please, keep in your prayers:
For those who are sick. Permanent List: Jack Lyons, Elenor Lynch, Jenny Hussey, Regina Jaworsky, Myrtle Morgan, Maureen Curtin, Stephen Edwards, Jack Lunn, Herbie Tobis, Martinique Francois, Ruth & Joel Johnson, Patsy Herd, Shirley Buckley, Ken Borland, Barry Grant & Glen Garbutt.
For those who are sick. Requested this month: Rotha Sutherland, John Wolf, Monica Edwards, Archie Lamont, Gloria Goldsworthy, John Prior and Toby Yamamoto.
Those who are in need: For the Canadian Forces abroad and Family Raffa .
We pray for those who have died: For all those beloved from our congregation, family members, relatives & friends of St.Paul's: Pam Brolley, Adrian Johnston, Wendy Darroch, Doreen Pike, Hilda Adams, Battista di Fresca, Paulos Katapoulos, Olimpia Soussa, Moussa Raffa, Major Michelle Mendes & Trooper Karine Blais.
Our thanksgiving prayer for: For Dylan Wood as he prepares for baptism.

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THE FLOWERS AT THE ALTAR: Those wishing to put flowers in the church in memory of loved ones, please contact Rotha Sutherland @ 416-769-4507.
MAY 24 In memory of Canon Glenn Prichard by the congregation.
MAY 31 Put your name here

MAY 25 Diocese of North West Pennsylvania, USA
MAY 26 Diocese of Norwich, England
MAY 27 Diocese of Nova Scotia, Canada
MAY 28 Diocese of Nsukka, Nigeria
MAY 29 Diocese of Nyahururu, Kenya
MAY 30 Diocese of Offa, Nigeria.

MAY 25 St. Bede, monk of Jarrow, 735
MAY 26 St. Augustine, 1st Archbishop of Canterbury, 605
MAY 31 Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary.
For more information about the calendar of the Church Year, check the BAS (pages 14 to 33).

MAY 24 Sunday Service @ 10:30 am
MAY 25 Annual Award Scouts & BBQ @ St. Paul's @ 6:45 pm
MAY 27 Wednesday Study & HE @ 10 am
MAY 29-30 Diocesan Synod, Oshawa
MAY 30 Centennial Party # 2. Topic: Radio & Television.
MAY 31 Baptism of Dylan Wood @ 10:30 am
MAY 31 Pentecost Sunday @ 10:30 am
JUN 01 Corporation Meeting @ 8 pm
JUN 03 Wednesday Study & HE @ 10 am.
JUN 07 Sunday Service @ 10:30 am
JUN 08 Advisory Board @ 8 pm
JUN 09 Clericus Meetings @ St. Martin-in-the-Fields
JUN 10 Wednesday Study & HE @ 10 am.
JUL ?? Summer BBQ. Day & place to be confirmed
JUL 28 Strawberry Social after the Sunday Service.
AUG 20 Sunday School Meeting @ 7:30 pm
SEP 11 Corn Roast Party @ 5 pm
SEP 26 Third Centennial Party. Topic: Globalisation
NOV 08 Remembrance Sunday @ 10: 30 am.

SECOND CENTENNIAL PARTY: Join us and let us have fun at our Second Centennial Party on Saturday, May 30, 2009 from 5 pm to 11 pm. Tickets on sale $ 20. Please contact Betty Morgan. Tickets are limited. The topic for this party is Radio & Television (period between 1940 to 1969).

PASTORAL VISITS DURING OUR CENTENNIAL: During this year, Fr. Maurice wants to visit you at home. A calendar is posted on the news board. Please, sign up for your day of preference. The visits will take place only on Thursdays. You can request also a special blessing of your home or communion. Calendar:
THR. MAY 28 Available
THR. JUN 04 Available
THR. JUN 11 Available

FOODBANK: Non-perishable food, clothes and kitchen stuff, beddings & mattresses is now being collected (please, no children's toys) for Parroquia San Esteban, All Saints Church (Sherbourne & Dundas East) & Yonge Street Mission. These ministries have established distribution centres.

WHO IS WHO?: Each month we will have a new person to discover! Few clues and let us guess the person's identity: Lives in the neighbourhood, loves Celtic jewelry, travels often to Eastern Canada, usually sits back, and wears glasses. So, who is our person of May? Let us know during the coffee hour.

SUMMER BBQ: Our tradition is to enjoy an annual summer BBQ at St. Paul's. We are looking for somebody who wants to host this event in July. For more information, please contact Bert or Carole Hein. Thank you very much.

BIRTHDAYS: We congratulate all our sisters and brothers on their coming birthdays during May and June. They are:
MAY 31 Arbelle Emo
JUN 01 Emma Borsa
JUN 01 Cathy Buckley
JUN 15 Betty Morgan
JUN 25 Gabrielle Buckley
JUN 27 Braden Buckley
JUN 28 Win BourchierGod bless all of them in this new year of life.

NORMA AND HER NEW HELPER: Our sister Norma Cunliffe has returned and she is very happy with Zoe, a 2 year black labrador dog, who is our newest 4 leg member at St. Paul's. Please, notice that Zoe is a working dog. This means that even though we will be tempted, we cannot call or pet Zoe. We cannot distract her from work as Norma's assistant.

CHURCH REPAIRS: We are happy to announce that our church building is being repaired and work will continue throughout summer. The work involves the church roof, drains to be cleared, tower roof will be repaired, tuck pointing and porch cement work on the rectory is still to be done, and we will fix the rectory garage roof and the light at the north-east entrance.

COFFEE HOUR: Volunteers needed !!!!!!!!. Help with coffee hour. Please, sign up on the list at the newsboard. Thank you for your time and generosity in sharing a great time as a community parish.
MAY 24 Put your name here
MAY 31 Put your name here
JUN 07 Put your name here
JUN 14 Put your name here
JUN 21 Father Maurice
JUN 28 Strawberry Social.

JUN 04 Baptismal Anniv. of Liam Mathers
JUN 08 6th Anniv. of Fr. Maurice @ St. Paul's
JUN 20 Memoriam of Karol Jamrich
JUN 25 Baptismal Anniv. of Brendon Tai-Milburn
JUN 26 Marriage Anniv. of Andrew & Wendy Gardner

WEEKLY SMILE: After the service a young couple talked to a church member about joining the church. He hadn't met the husband before, and he asked what church he was transferring from. After a short hesitation, he replied,"I am transferring from the Municipal Golf Course."

FREE SALSA LESSON: Every Friday from 6 to 7:30 pm @ The Church of the Holy Trinity - Parroquia San Esteban, in the core of downtown Toronto. Dance therapy in a multicultural ambiance. Great and new music every week. From Merengue to Afro-Jazz dance. Instructor: Olga Cardenas & Rene Salinas. At # 6 Trinity Square and push basement button.

WANT A WEDNESDAY EVENING DISCUSSION GROUP?: We are looking in advance to see if people are interested to start a regular group of discussion on Wednesday evenings @ 7 pm in our parish. If so, please, sign up on the list posted at the news board.
BLOG: We are experimenting with a Blog for our parish as a new communication tool. Please visit and let us know what you think. Thank you.

EPILOGUE: Come and join us. Our Eucharist Sunday Service @ 10:30 am. and Wednesday Study & Holy Eucharist Celebration @ 10:00 am.

God bless you


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