Saturday, April 25, 2009

Week of April 26 to May 2, 2009

Week of April 26 to May 2nd, 2009
Come help us to celebrate our Centennial
1909 - 2009

Dear sisters and brothers in Christ,

This Sunday, please join us to celebrate Third 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:224 days!!!
Here is some news to share with you:

APRIL 26th @ 10:30 PM
Third Sunday of Easter
Presider & Homilist:
Fr. Maurice Francois
Reader: Harlan Lunn
Sidepersons for April:Marg & Jack Lyons,
Kay Karbownik & Tim Emo.
Sunday School: Parable of the Deep Well
Sunday School Team: Marg & Colleen
Readings: Acts 3: 12-19; Psalm 4;
1 John 3: 1-7 & St. Luke 24: 36b-48.
Hymns: 537, 207, 84 @ 210
Rite: BAS

WEDNESDAY APRIL 29th: On Wednesday, @ 10 a.m. we invite you to our Studies and Eucharistic Celebration. We will pray for the Diocese of Niger Delta, Nigeria. Liturgical Colour: White. Readings: Acts 8: 1b- 8; Psalm 66: 1-6 & St. John 67: 35-40.

PRAYERS: Please, keep in your prayers:
For those who are sick. Permanent List: Elenor Lynch, Jenny Hussey, Regina Jaworsky, Myrtle Morgan, Maureen Curtin, Hilda Adams, Stephen Edwards, Jack Lunn, Herbie Tobis, Martinique Francois, Ruth & Joel Johnson, Patsy Herd, Shirley Buckley, Ken Borland, Doreen Pike, & Glen Garbutt.
For those who are sick. Requested this month: Frank Jennings, Roy Hocking, Richard MacLean.
Those who are in need: For the Canadian Forces abroad and Chris Astley, serving in Afghanistan.
We pray for those who have died: For all those beloved from our congregation, family members, relatives & friends of St.Paul's: Joe Pilot, William Porter, all the victims of the earthquake in Italy and Major Michelle Mendes & Trooper Karine Blais.
Our thanksgiving prayer for: Claire Kingston (Apr 25), Lynda Short (May 3) & Jack Emo (May 5).

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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.
APR 26 From Fr. Maurice in memory of Rosemarie Francois
MAY 03 Put your name here
MAY 10 Put your name here
MAY 17 Put your name here

APR 26 Diocese of Nicaragua, Nicaragua
APR 27 Diocese of Niger Delta North, Nigeria
APR 28 Diocese of Niger Delta West, Nigeria
APR 29 Diocese of Niger Deltam Nigeria
APR 30 Diocese of Nnewi, Nigeria
MAY 01 Diocese of Nord Kivu, Congo
MAY 02 Diocese of North Carolina, USA.

APR 29 Catherine of Siena, Reformer, 1380
APR 30 Marie d'Incarnation, Educator, 1672.
MAY 01 St. Philip & St. James, Apostles
MAY 02 Athanasius, Bishop of Alexandria, 373
For more information about the calendar of the Church Year, check the BAS (pages 14 to 33).

APR 26 Sunday Service @ 10:30 am
APR 27 Matrimonial Preparation @ 6 pm
APR 28 Holy Eucharist @ Christie Garden @ 10 am
APR 29 Study & Holy Eucharist @ 10 am.
MAY 03 Sunday Service @ 10:30 am
MAY 03 Deacon's Ordinations. St. James' Cathedral @ 4 pm
MAY 05 Clericus Meeting @ 11 am
MAY 05 Corporation @ 8 pm
MAY 06 Study & HE @ 10 am
MAY 07 Wedding Rehearsal Adams-Trias @ 2 pm
MAY 09 Wedding Adams-Trias @ 2 pm
MAY 10 Mother's Day
MAY 10 Sunday Service @ 10:30 am
MAY 11 Advisory Board @ 8 pm
MAY 13 Study & HE @ 10 am
MAY 28-30 Diocesan Synod, Oshawa
MAY 30 Centennial Party # 2. Topic: Travel & Television.

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. APR 30 Available
THR. MAY 07 Available
THR. MAY 14 Available
THR. MAY 21 Available
THR. MAY 28 Available

FOODBANK: Non-perishable food, clothes and kitchen stuff 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 ARE OUR RECIPIENTS OF OUR OUTREACH?: Each month we will provide information from the places where our outreach helps others. This month: Yonge Street Mission, a Christian and Ecumenical Mission in downtown Toronto, focused on youth and new immigrants. We are helping this mission with food, and clothes for children & adults. For more information, visit:

WHO IS WHO?: Each month we will have a new person to discover! Few clues and let us guess the person's identity:
Love computers, travelling, the rain from BC, outdoor sports, quiet and sits always at the north side and middle of the pews. So, who is our person of April? Let us know during the coffee hour.

BIRTHDAYS: We congratulate all our sisters and brothers on their coming birthdays during April. They are:
APR 25 Claire Kingston
MAY 03 Lynda Short
MAY 05 Jack Emo
MAY 11 Dylan Wood
MAY 13 Marjory Babb
MAY 31 Ardelle EmoGod bless all of them in this new year of life.

NORMA AND HER NEW HELPER: Our sister Norma Cunliffe is away, attending a 3 week full immersion seminary to learn how to live with her new guide dog for visually impeded people. We look forward to welcoming Norma's helper in our church.

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.
APR 26 Dorothy & Mildred
MAY 03 Put your name here
MAY 10 Put your name here
MAY 17 Put your name here
MAY 24 Put your name here
MAY 31 Put your name here

MAY 10 Marriage anniv. of Mary Scarfo & Fr. Maurice
MAY 15 Baptismal anniv. of Marley Bradfield
MAY 15 Baptismal anniv. of Leonard Mathu.

WEEKLY SMILE: A Sunday school teacher was discussing the Ten Commandments with her five and six year olds. After explaining the commandment to "honor thy father and thy mother," she asked,"Is there a commandment that teaches us how to treat our brothers and sisters?" .
Without missing a beat one little boy answered, "Thou shall not kill."

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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