Thursday, December 8, 2011

Week December 11 to 18, 2011



Dear sisters and brothers in Christ,

This Sunday, please join us to celebrate
the Third Sunday of Advent.

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:

DECEMBER 11th @ 10:30 am
Third Sunday of Advent
or also called Gaudete Sunday
Presider: Father Maurice
Lay Reader: Harlan Lunn
Sidepeople for December:
David Borsa & Ken Fraser
Chancel Guild:
Hymns: 101, 96, 111 & 109
Rite: BAS.

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.

WEDNESDAY SERVICES:  Join us for our Study & Holy Eucharist on Wednesday, December 14th @ 10 am. We are in a series of studies on "Challenges from the Scriptures", followed by coffee time. Liturgical Colour: White. We pray for the Diocese of Kumi, Uganda. Readings: Ephesians 5: 1-22; Psalm 85: 8-13 & St. Luke 7: 19-23.  

PRAYERS: Please, keep in your prayers:
For those who are travelling:
For those who are sick: Jo-Ann Leblanc, Bernice Graham, Alex Boultbee, Cherith Churly, Fr. Philip Cooper, Hiro Kogure, 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 have died: For all those beloved from our congregation, family members, relatives & friends of St.Paul's.
Our thanksgiving prayer for: The members of the Advisory Board.

Please, let us keep our NEW PRAYER LIST updated by checking the book at the entrance of the nave. Thanks.

DEC 11 Sunday School & Service @ 10:30 pm
DEC 11 Spanish Mass @ 2 pm Parroquia San Esteban.
DEC 12 Advisory Board @ 8 pm
DEC 13 Clericus Parkdale @ 12 pm
DEC 13 Meeting with Bishop P. Poole @ 3 pm
DEC 14 Wednesday Study & HE @ 10 am
DEC 14 "A Christmas Carol" @ 7:30 pm
DEC 15 Italian Mass @ 10 am, St. Mary Magdalene
DEC 18 Sunday School & Service @ 10:30 am
DEC 18 Spanish Mass @ 2 pm, Parroquia San Esteban
DEC 21 Wednesday Study & HE @ 10 am
DEC 22 Italian Mass @ 10 a. St. Mary Magdalene
DEC 24 Christmas Eve Service @ 7 pm
DEC 24 Christmas Eve in Spanish @ 8:30 Holy Trinity
DEC 25 Christmas Day Service @ 10:30 am
DEC 28 Wednesday Study & HE @ 10 am
DEC 29 Italian Mass @ 10 am St. Mary Magdalene.

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!!!

FLOWERS AT THE ALTAR: Thank you for your support and the beautiful flowers given through the year.
SUN. DEC 11 For Daniel Francois x Fr. Maurice
SUN. DEC 18 Put your name here
SUN. DEC 24 Put your name here.

DEC 11 Father Maurice
DEC 18 Alan & Bev
DEC 24 Put your name here
JAN 01 Put your name here
JAN 08 Put your name here.

David, cannot believe that he is turning 30....
DEC 10 David Borsa
DEC 25 Our Lord Jesus
DEC 27 Jean Colwell
DEC 31 Norah Heater

DEC 08 Bruce & Shirley Buckley, Marriage Anniversary
DEC 14 Charlotte Astley, Baptism 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 north door of the gym was fixed and now operate properly. 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.

DEC 11 Diocese of Kubwa, Nigeria
DEC 12 Diocese of Kunching, China
DEC 13 Diocese of Kumasi, West Africa
DEC 14 Diocese of Kumi, Uganda
DEC 15 Diocese of Kurunagala, Ceylon
DEC 16 Diocese of Kushtia, Bangladesh
DEC 17 Diocese of Kwara, Nigeria.

DEC 11 Harlan Lunn
DEC 18 Liz Quinlan

WEEKLY SMILE: "The trouble with being punctual is that nobody's there to appreciate it." Franklin. P. Jones.

A CHRISTMAS CAROL: Humber River Shakespeare Company, presents this representation at our church on Wednesday, december 14, 2011 @ 7:30 pm. Tickets $ 15 (adults) / $ 10 (children). Tickets available online at For more information call 416-209-2026. A play with the sponsor of The Ontario Trillium Foundation and Ontario Arts Council.

WHO IS WHO?: Each month we will have a person to discover! A few clues and let us guess the person's name: Sits at the south end of the pews. Take notes during the homily. When weather permit, rides the bike to church. Always with a back pack. So, who is our person of December? Let us know during the coffee hour.

DEC 14 A Christmas Carol Drama @ 7:30 pm
DEC 24 Christmas Eve Service @ 7 pm
DEC 25 Christmas Sunday @ 10:30 am

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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