Saturday, May 30, 2009

Week of May 31 to June 6, 209

Come, Holy Spirit, Come!

Week of May 31 to June 6, 2009
Come help us to celebrate our Centennial
1909 - 2009

Dear sisters and brothers in Christ,

This Sunday, please join us to celebrate Pentecost Sunday. 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:189 days!!!
Here is some news to share with you:

MAY 31st @ 10:30 PM
Pentecost Sunday
Presider & Homilist:
Fr. Maurice Francois
Reader: Harlan Lunn

Sidepersons for May:Alan Peters, Bev Weir & Rotha Sutherland
Sunday School: Baptism
Sunday School Team: Marg & Ken
Readings: Ezekiel 37: 1-14; Psalm 104: 25-35;
Romans 8: 22-27 & St. John 15: 26-27, 16: 4b-15.
Hymns: 249, 637, 541, 497 & 598
Rite: BAS

WEDNESDAY JUN 3rd: On Wednesday, @ 10 a.m. we invite you to our Studies and Eucharistic Celebration. We will pray for the Diocese of Ohio, USA. Liturgical Colour: Red. Readings: Tobit 3: 1-11, 16-17; Psalm 25: 1-8 & St. Mark

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. 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: Paul gage, 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: Carolina Pons, 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: Victoria Sattford, 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 in his baptismal day.

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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 31 In memory of Dylan Wood's grandfather.
JUN 07 Put your name here
JUN 14 Put your name here
JUN 21 Put your name here
JUN 28 Put your name here

MAY 31 Diocese of Ogbomoso, Nigeria
JUN 01 Diocese of Ogoni, Nigeria
JUN 02 Diocese of Ohia, USA
JUN 03 Diocese of Oji River, Nigeria
JUN 04 Diocese of Oke-Osun, Nigeria
JUN 05 Diocese of Okigwe North, Nigeria
JUN 06 Diocese of Okigwe South, Nigeria

MAY 31 Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary.
JUN 01 Justin, Martyr at Rome, Teacher, c. 167
JUN 02 Martyrs of Lyons, 177
JUN 03 Martyrs of Uganda, 1886
JUN 03 Janani Luwum, Archbishop of Uganda, 1977
JUN 04 John XXIII, Bishop of Rome, Reformer, 1963
JUN 05 Bonifacio, Archbishop of Mainz, Martyr, 1853
JUN 06 Williams G. Broughton, Bishop of Australia, 1853
For more information about the calendar of the Church Year, check the BAS (pages 14 to 33).

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 05 Matrimonial Preparation @ 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.
JUN 14 Sunday Service @ 10:30 am
JUN 17 Wednesday Study & HE @ 10 am.
JUN 18 Matrimonial Preparation @ 10 am
JUN 21 Father's Day
JUN 21 Sunday Service @ 10:30 am
JUN 21 Sunday School Picnic
JUN 21 Summer season starts!
JUN 24 Wednesday Study & HE @ 10 am.
JUN 26 Wedding Rehearsal @ 10 am
JUN 27 Wedding of Ermias & Hiwett @ 10 am
JUN 28 Sunday Service @ 10:30 am
JUN 28 Patronal Feast of St. Paul
JUN 28 Strawberry Social after the Sunday Service
JUL ?? Summer BBQ. Day & place to be confirmed
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.

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. JUN 04 Available
THR. JUN 11 Available
THR. JUN 18 Available
THR. JUN 25 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.

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 31 Elizabeth Quinlan
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: "Three boys are in the schoolyard bragging about their fathers. The first boy says, "My Dad scribbles a few words on a piece of paper, he calls it a poem, they give him $50." The second boy says, "That's nothing. My Dad scribbles a few words on a piece of paper, he calls it a song, they give him $100." The third boy says, "I got you both beat. My Dad scribbles a few words on a piece of paper, he calls it a sermon. And it takes eight people to collect all the money!"

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. Instructors: Olga Cardenas & Rene Salinas. At # 6 Trinity Square and push basement button.

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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