Saturday, March 12, 2011

Week of March 13 to 19, 2011

Week of March 12 to 19, 2011
Dear sisters and brothers in Christ,

This Sunday, please join us to celebrate
First Sunday in Lent.
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:
CHANGE YOUR TIME: This Saturday, after midnight, change the time in one hour ahead. Let us enjoy longer days and the day light. Remember, you will sleep one hour less but on the other hand you will one extra hour the nature.

MARCH 12th@ 10:30 AM
First Sunday in Lent
Presider & Homilist:
Father Maurice
Lay Reader: Harlan Lunn
Sidepeople for March:
Alan Peters & Bev Weir
Chancel Guild:
Marg Lyons, Joan Colwell & Sally Reynolds
175, 179, 628 & 170
Homily based on the narrative of Jesus tempted in the desert.
SUNDAY LEAFLET: Please, consider taking home the 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.
OBITUARY: POLIAH, Anan - (Employee of the Dare Centre, Etobicoke) brother of our sister Radika Fraser, passed away peacefully at home on Monday, March 7, 2011. Anan, beloved husband of Camilla. Loving and devoted dad of Andy, Kensley (Desiree) and Mark. He will be sadly missed by his brothers, sisters, family and friends. Visitation will be held at The Simple Alternative Funeral Centre - Mississauga, on Friday, March 11th, from 5-9 p.m. To share an online condolence or for more information, please visit
POST SHROVE TUESDAY SUPPER: Thank you for your support. Thank you to Brian Beech who coordinated the event. Thank you all the volunteers. This year 61 adults and 43 children attended our Pancake Supper. We made profits for $ 392.
WEDNESDAY SERVICES: Join us for our Wednesday Study & Eucharist Celebration on Wednesday, March 16th@ 10 am. We pray for the Diocese of Brasilia, Brazil. Liturgical Colour: Purple. Readings: Isaiah 58: 1-12; Psalm 103: 8-18 & St, Matthew 6:1-6; 16-21. We started a cycle of studies on angelology, called: "And what about angels?". Join us and let us learn a discover the mysteries and ministries of angels.
PRAYERS: Please, keep in your prayers:
For those who are travelling: March Break travellers.
For those who are sick: David Gasser, Maureen Curtin, Eleanor Boehm, Arthur Reid, Glen Garbutt, Margaret Sills, Jack & Eleanor Lynch, Claudio Soto, Stephen y Monica Edwards, Shirley Buckley, Regina Jawrosky, Jeff Willis, Norma Cunliffe & Joan Wylie.
For those who are sick. Additional Requests this month: Adrianne Harris, Kevin Poliah and family, Rob Blair, Linda, Samantha Lyons, Dave Hunt, Bernice Graham, Margaret van Sandeer, Jonathan Belden & Nancy Heywood.
Those who are in need: For the Canadian Forces abroad, people victims of the earthquake in Japan, accidents, terrorism, fanaticism, and natural disasters. For all those who have lost their jobs, home and hope.
We pray for those who have died: For all those beloved from our congregation, family members, relatives & friends of St.Paul's: Anan Poliah and Pepe Reyes.
Our thanksgiving prayer for: For the Chancel Guild Group of our parish.

Please, let us keep our prayer list updated by checking the book at the entrance of the nave. Thanks.

MAR 13 Sunday Service & Sunday School @ 10:0 am
MAR 14 Diocesan meeting @ 10 am
MAR 14 Capital Campaign meeting from 7:30 to 8 pm
MAR 14 Advisory Board @ 8 pm
MAR 15 Ethnics Ministries meeting fro, 5:15 to 7:30 pm
MAR 16 Study & Holy Eucharist @ 10 am
MAR 17 St. Patrick Day
MAR 19 Diocesan Meeting @ 2 pm
MAR 20 Sunday Service & Sunday School @ 10:30 am
MAR 21 Diocesan meeting @ 10 am
MAR 21 Capital Campaign from 7:30 to 8 pm
MAR 21 Baptismal Preparation @ 8 pm
MAR 22 Ethnic Ministries meeting from 5:15 to 7:30 pm
MAR 23 Study & Holy Eucharist @ 10 am
MAR 24 Discussion Group from 7:30 to 8:30 pm
MAR 25 Deanery meeting @ 12 pm
MAR 27 Sunday Service & Sunday School @ 10:30 am
MAR 28 Diocesan meeting @ 10 am
MAR 28 Capital Campaign from 7:30 to 8 pm
MAR 28 Baptismal Preparation @ 8 pm
MAR 30 Study & Holy Eucharist @ 10 am

DISCUSSION GROUP AT ST.PAUL'S: Join us twice a month in a Discussion Groups on Thursdays from 7:30 to 8:30 pm. Please, mark your calendars and plan to attend this new space of informal and interactive way to learn about spirituality and religion among many other issues.
Calendar for March-May:
BIRTHDAYS OF MARCH: We congratulate all our sisters and brothers on their coming birthdays during March:
MAR 16 David Trim
MAR 22 Alan Peters
MAR 25 Monica Edwards
MAR 25 David Stankiewicz
God bless all of them in this new year of life.

MAR 03 Rob Fraser, Baptismal Anniversary
MAR 03 Jane Schoonmaker, Memorial Anniversary
MAR 30 Emma Borsa, Baptismal Anniversary
MAR 17 Patrick, Bishop in Ireland, 461
MAR 18 Cyril of Jerusalem, teacher of the Faith, 386
MAR 19 Saint Joseph of Nazareth
MAR 20 Cuberth, Bishop of Lindisfarne, 687
MAR 21 Thomas Cranmer, Archbp of Canterbury, 1556
MAR 22 Thomas Ken, Bishop of Bath & Wells, 1711
MAR 23 Gregory the Illuminator, Bishop of Armenia, 332
MAR 25 The Annunciation of the Lord to the BVM
MAR 27 Charles H. Brent, Bishop of the Philippines, 1929
MAR 29 John Keeble, Priest, 1866
MAR 31 John Donne, Priest and Poet, 1631.
For more information about the calendar of the Church Year, check the BAS (pages 14 to 33).
MAR 12 Diocese of Bradford, England
MAR 13 Diocese of Brandon, Canada
MAR 14 Diocese of Brasilia, Brazil
MAR 15 Diocese of Jerusalem, Holy Land
MAR 16 Diocese of Brechin, Scotland
MAR 17 Diocese of Brisbane, Australia
MAR 18 Diocese of Bristol, England.

HOLY COFFEE & HOLY CHAT: Let us enjoy a good coffee and conversation with Father Maurice. Available on Thursdays only, between 2:00 to 5:00 pm. Let us meet in a cafe close to any subway station.

MAR 13 Harlan Lunn
MAR 20 Colleen Milburn
MAR 27 Marg Lyons.

MAR 13 Radika Fraser x her brother Anan Poliah
MAR 20 Put your name here
MAR 27 Put your name here.
MAR 13 Brian Beech & Fr. Maurice
MAR 20 Put your name here
MAR 27 Put your name here
APR 03 Monica Edwards & Marg Lyons
APR 10 Put your name here

Thank you to every one to donated Maxell House coffee's tin of 910 gr. We received almost a dozen after to announce that it was in sale at selected supermarkets. Thank you for your generousity.

WEEKLY SMILE: Why athletic can't have real jobs: Football commentator and former player Joe Theismann: "Nobody in football should be called a genius. A genius is a guy like Norman Einstein."

WHO IS WHO?: Each month we will have a new person to discover! A few clues and let us guess the person's identity: Sits at the south side pews, it is a snowbird, will returns to church on late March. So, who is our person of March? Let us know during the coffee hour.

APR 17 Palm Sunday Service @ 10:30 am
APR 21 Maundy Thursday @ 7:30 pm
APR 22 Good Friday Service @ 10:30 am
APR 23 Deanery Easter Vigil @ 8 pm (Ch. of the Advent)
APR 24 Easter Day @ 10:30 am
MAY 08 Mother's Day
JUN 12 Pentecost Service
JUN 19 Father's Day
JUN 26 Strawberry Social
JUL 21 Summer BBQ
SEP 11 Roast Corn Festival
SEP 25 Back to Church Sunday
OCT 02 The Blessing of the Animals
OCT 09 Thanksgiving Sunday
NOV 06 Remembrace Sunday
DEC 24 Christmas Eve Service
DEC 25 Christmas Pageant.

EPILOGUE: Come and join us. Our Eucharist Sunday Service & Sunday School @ 10:30 am and our Study & Morning Prayer on Wednesdays @ 10 am.

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


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