Thursday, January 5, 2012

Week of January 8 to 14, 2012



Dear sisters and brothers in Christ,

This Sunday, please join us to celebrate
The Baptism of the Lord and
The First Sunday after Epiphany.
Join us a as community to worship and
proclaim an inclusive and transforming Gospel.
See you on Sunday @ 10:30 am.

Here is some news to share with you:

The Homily this Sunday will be focused
on the Baptism of our Lord Jesus.
JANUARY 8th @ 10:30 am
The Baptism of the Lord &
First Sunday after Epiphany

Presider: Father Maurice
Lay Reader: Jean Colwell
Sidepeople for January:
Marg Lyons & Kay Karbownik
Chancel Guild:
Elizabeth Quinlan & Kay Karbownik
Hymns: 118, Psalm 29, 159 & 161
Rite: BAS

SUNDAY LEAFLET: Please, take home the New Sunday Leaflet. It can help you review the readings, collect, prayers and news, or you can share it with other parishioners or friends who were not able to attend the Sunday Service. Thank you for your cooperation.

WEDNESDAY SERVICES:  Join us for our Study & Holy Eucharist on Wednesday, January 11th @ 10 am. We are in a series of studies on "Challenges from the Scriptures", followed by coffee time. Liturgical Colour: Red. The Holy Innocents. We pray for the Diocese of Los Angeles, USA. Readings: Proverbs 22: 15 & 23: 13; Psalm 124 & St. Matthew 2: 13-18.

PRAYERS: Please, keep in your prayers:
For those who are travelling:
For those who are sick: Evelyn Doman, Kelvin Diaz, Victor & Ben Borsa, Connie McGee, Jo-Anne Leblanc, Bernice Graham, Alex Boultbee, Cherith Churly, Ruth Johnson, Melissa Vassel, Maureen Curtin; Tim Shields, Jack Lynch, Anne Blok, Judy & Roy Coward, Lynee Argyle, Monica Edwards, Dorothy Stephens & Regina Jarowsky.
Those who are in need: For the Canadian Forces abroad.
We pray for those who passed away: All those beloved from our congregation, family members, relatives & friends of St.Paul's. Hillary Afelski, Keegan Melville & Zabrina Rekowski.
Our thanksgiving prayer for: The Property Committee members.
Please, let us update the list of prayers by checking the book at the entrance of the nave. Thanks.

OBITUARY: Hillary Afelski (19), Keegan Melville (18) & Zabrina Reknowski (19), passed away on Tuesday, January 2nd in crash near Hagar. The teenagers were Laurentian University students returning to classes in Sudbury. The students are known by Emma Borsa who is a parishioner at St. Paul's. Keep in your prayers the families of the victims as well Emma who is deeply affected with this tragedy.

The Rev'd Dr. William (Bill) Craig, passed away on December 25th suddenly at his home in Toronto in his 55th. Bill was a priest in our diocese, interim Priest-in-Charge at The Church of St. Columba & All Hallows, East York, a Church Historian, Public Orator, and professor at the Faculty of Divinity, Trinity College, University of Toronto. His funeral took place at St. Columba & All Hallows on Thursday, January 5th @ 1 pm. Bill covered Fr. Maurice a couple of time in our parish.

JAN 08 Sunday Service & Sunday School @ 10 am
JAN 08 Spanish Mass @ 2 pm. Parroquia San Esteban
JAN 08 Induction of new rector @ St. Anne's @ 4 pm
JAN 09 Postulancy Committee from 9 am to 8 pm
JAN 09 Advisory Board @ 8 pm
JAN 10 Clericus meeting @ 10 am
JAN 11 Wednesday Study & HE @ 10 am
JAN 11 Clericus St.James @ 1 pm
JAN 12 Italian Mass. St. Mary Magdalene @ 10 am
JAN 12 Discussion Group from 7:30 to 8:30 pm
JAN 15 Sunday Service & Sunday School @ 10:30 am
JAN 15 Spanish Mass, Parroquia San Esteban @ 2 pm
JAN 15-22 Week of Prayer for Christian Unity
JAN 17 Ethnic Ministry Committee @ 5:15 pm
JAN 18 Wednesday Study & HE @ 10 am
JAN 18 Pastoral Counselling @ 1 pm
JAN 19 Italian Mass @ 10 am, St.Mary Magdalene
JAN 21 Chancel Guild Breakfast @ 9 am
JAN 22 Sunday Service & Sunday School @ 10:30 am
JAN 22 Spanish Mass @ 2 pm, Parroquia San Esteban
JAN 22 Ecumenical Evensong @ St. Michael's Cathedral @ 3 pm.

THURSDAY DISCUSSION GROUP: Join us and let us learn and grow together in this journey of faith and spirit. Very inter-active dynamic. We are looking for you!!!

JAN 10 William Laud, Archbp. of Canterbury, 1645
JAN 11 The Holy Innocents
JAN 12 Marguerite Bourgeoys, Educator, 1700
JAN 12 John Horden, Missionary, 1893
JAN 13 Hilary, Bishop of Poitiers, 367
JAN 15 Richard Benson, Founder of SSJE, 1915
JAN 17 Anthony, Abbot in Egypt, 356
JAN 18 The Confession of St. Peter the Apostle
JAN 21 Agnes, Martyr at Rome, 304
JAN 22 Vincent, Deacon of Saragossa, Martyr, 304
JAN 24 Francis de Sales, Teacher of Faith, 1622
JAN 25 The Conversion of St. Pail the Apostle.
For more information about the calendar of the Church Year, check the BAS (pages 14 to 33).

JAN 08 Diocese of Lokoja, Nigeria
JAN 09 Diocese of London, England
JAN 10 Diocese of Long Island, USA
JAN 11 Diocese of Los Angeles, USA
JAN 12 Diocese of Louisiana, USA
JAN 13 Diocese of Luapula, Central Africa
JAN 14 Diocese of Lucknow, India.

JAN 08 Jean Colwell
JAN 15 Margaret Lyons
JAN 22 Elizabeth Quinlan

JAN 08 Put your name here
JAN 15 Fr. Maurice x his father
JAN 22 Put your name here
JAN 29 Put your name here.

JAN 08 Kay Karbownik
JAN 15 Alf Rasmussen & Lilian Dang
JAN 22 Father Maurice
JAN 29 Melody & Bill Condlin.

JAN 08 Liz Cumberland
JAN 13 Veronica Payne
JAN 15 Alisha Coroa
JAN 29 Margaret Lyons
JAN Elizabeth Jones

JAN 10 Sally Ralph, Memorial Anniversary
JAN 12 Ben Borsa, Baptismal Anniversary

CAPITAL CAMPAIGN: Still making your pending decision? There is still time! Please, let us know about your support. You will receive a phone call or letter soon. Thank you for your time and good will to give to your parish.

PROPERTY REPORT: The Property Committee reported that the external light on the north side of the church building will be changed soon. This is a new vignette to keep us update about what is happening with our church building and facilities.

FOOD BANK: Thank you very much to everyone who is supporting our Food Bank that we share with those in need. We are asking to focus more into food and supplies for children (diapers). Please, do not bring peanut butter. Thanks.

WEEKLY SMILE: "As a child, my family's menu consisted of two choices: take it or leave it." Buddy Hackett.

WHO IS WHO?: Each month we will have a person to discover! A few clues and let us guess the person's name: Play a special instrument twice a year in our parish. Now, sits at the front and sing. So, who is our person of January? Let us know during the coffee hour.

JAN 15-22 Week of Prayer x Xian Unity
JAN 12 Annual Vestry Meeting
FEB 21 Pancake Supper
FEB 22 Ash Wednesday
FEB 26 Baden Powell Sunday
MAR 03 World Day of Prayer
APR 01 Palm Sunday
APR 05 Maundy Thursday
APR 06 Good Friday
APR 07 Deanery Easter Vigil
APR 08 Easter Day
MAY 06 Mother's Day
MAY 27 Pentecost Sunday
JUN 10 Garden Society Party
JUN 17 Father's Day
JUN 25 Strawberry Social
JUL 01 Canada Day
JUL 19 Summer Parish BBQ
SEP 08 Evans Street Party
SEP 30 Back to Church Sunday
OCT 07 The Blessing of the Animals
OCT 07 Thanksgiving Sunday
NOV 11 Remembrance Sunday
DEC 02 St. Paul's Anniversary # 103
DEC 24 Christmas Eve Service

EPILOGUE: Come and join us. Our Eucharist Sunday Service @ 10:30 am. and Wednesday Study and HT @ 10 am.

See you around. Chanel your gifts and talents with us!


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