Thursday, December 13, 2012

Week of December 16 to 22, 2012
Third Sunday of Advent and
Presider & Homilist: Fr. Maurice
Organist: Michael Li. Cantor: Devin Yuke
Lay Reader: Harlan Lunn
Sidepeople for December:
Shirley Buckley
Chancel Guild:
Colleen Milburn & Kay Karbownik
Hymns: 88, 624, 89 & 300
Rite: BCP

The homily this Sunday is based of the
proclamation of John the Baptist.

READINGS for SUNDAY: The readings for this Sunday are: Zephaniah 3: 14-20; Psalm 63: 1-8; Philippians 4: 4-7 & St. Luke 3: 7-18.
SUNDAY LEAFLET: Please, take home the Sunday Leaflet. It can help you to review the readings, collect, prayers and parish news, or you can share this leaflet with other parishioners or friends who were not able to attend the Sunday Service. Thank you for your cooperation.
WEDNESDAY STUDIES: Join to our Wednesday Study, Eucharistic Celebration and Coffee Time @ 10 a.m. Liturgical colour: Purple. We pray for the Diocese of Dhaka, Bangladesh. Readings for this Wednesday, December 19th are: Judges 13: 2-7, 24-25; Psalm 71: 1-8 & St. Luke 1: 5-25.
DEC 16 Sunday Service & Sunday School @ 10:30 am
DEC 16 Christmas Pageant rehearsal
DEC 16 Hispanic Mass @ 2 pm. Parroquia San Esteban
DEC 18 Pastoral Counselling @ 2 pm
DEC 19 Wednesday Study & HE @ 10 am
DEC 20 Italian Mass @ 10 am. St. Mary Magdalene
DEC 23 Christmas Pageant @ 10:30 am
DEC 24 Christmas Eve Service @ 5 pm
DEC 24 Hispanic Christmas Eve @ 8 pm. Parroquia San Esteban
DEC 25 Christmas Day
DEC 26 Wednesday Study. Cancelled
DEC 27 Italian Mass @ 10 am. St. Mary Magdalene
DEC 30 Sunday Service & Sunday School @ 10:30 am
DEC 30 Hispanic Mass @ 2 pm. Parroquia San Esteban
JAN 02 Wednesday Study. Cancelled
JAN 06 Feast of the Epiphany
JAN 06 Sunday Service & Sunday School @ 10: 30 am
JAN 07 Postulancy Committee @ 9:30 am
JAN 08 Clericus meeting @ 12 pm
JAN 09 Wednesday Study & HE @ 10 am
JAN 09 Corporation meeting @ 12 pm
JAN 10 Italian Mass @ 10 am. St. Mary Magdalene
JAN 10 Deanery St. James Deeanery @ 12 pm
JAN 13 Sunday Service & Sunday School @ 10:30 am
For those who are travelling:
For those who are sick:
Bonnie St. Louis, Evelyn Doman, Kevin Diaz, Dorno Vassel, Arnaldo Espinoza, Angelica Morales, Marg Sills, Carlos Henriquez, Beulah & Arthur Reid, Bernice Graham, Lyne Argyle, Gillian Tenneson, Wilma Smith, Regina Jawrosjky, Gary Beech, Monica & Stephen Edwards, Ruth Johnson, & Jean Colwell.
Those who are in need: For the Canadian Forces abroad and for prisoners and in captivity.
We pray for those who have died: For all those beloved from our congregation, family members, relatives and friends of St. Paul's: Bill Tennison & Fr. Don Landon.
Our thanksgiving prayer for: For the ministry of the Sidepeoples of our parish.
Let us pray to the Lord.
All: Lord Jesus, come soon!
Diocese of All Saints, Kenya
Diocese of Amritsar, India
Diocese of Dhaka, Bangladesh
Diocese of Andaman, India
Diocese of Angola, Angola.
Let us pray to the Lord.
All: Lord Jesus, come soon!
December 16, Advent 3Pray for All Saints, Whitby, its Deacon’s Food Cupboard, its assistance for single mothers in Oshawa, and its Christmas hamper program;
and forthe Church of the Ascension, Don Mills, its Community Share food bank and ESL programming.
December 23, Advent 4 –Pray forthe Parish of Belmont, its fundraising for medical equipment at Campellford Hospital and the Peterborough Regional Health Centre, its involvement with Habitat for Humanity, and its advocacy for affordable housing and poverty reduction;
and forthe Parish of Bobcaygeon, its assistance to the Community Foodbank, parish nurse initiative, outreach breakfast, and support of Sleeping Children Around the World and the El Hogar Orphanage in Honduras.
December 30, Christmas 1 –Pray forChrist Church, Brampton, its support of the local food bank, ministry to at-risk youth and Family Neighbourhood Resource Centre, and its support for many FaithWorks ministries including The Bridge Prison Ministry;
and forChrist Church, Bolton, its support for Caledon Community Services and other local agencies, and its involvement in the “Vote for a Poverty Free Ontario” sign campaign.
Let us pray to the Lord.
All: Lord Jesus, come soon!
Remembering St. Paul and all the saints, we commit ourselves, one another, and our whole life to Christ our God.
All: To you, O Lord.
Please, after you donate flowers to the altar provide your invoice to Shirley Buckley or accumulate for the end of the year for tax purposes.
DEC 16 Put your name here
DEC 23 Memorial Poinsettias to be listed
DEC 30 Memorial Poinsettias
JAN 06 Memorial Poinsettias
JAN 13 Put your name here
JAN 20 Put your name here
JAN 27 Put your name here.

DEC 16 Harlan Lunn
DEC 23 Margaret Lyons
DEC 24 We need a Lay Reader for our Christmas Eve Service @ 5 pm
DEC 30 Radika Fraser.
DEC 25 The Birth of the Lord; Christmas Day
DEC 26 St. Stepehn, Deacon and Martyr
DEC 27 St. John, Apostle and Evangelist
DEC 28 The Holy Innocents
DEC 29 Thomas Becket, Archbishop of Canterbury, 1170
DEC 31 John West, Missionary, the Red River, 1845
JAN 01 The Naming of Jesus
JAN 02 Basil the Great, Bishop of Nazanzius, 379
JAN 02 Gregory of Nazanzius, Teacher of the Faith, 389
JAN 06 The Epiphany of the Lord
JAN 10 William Laud, Archbishoip of Canterbury, 1645
JAN 11 The Holy Innocents (or Decemeber 28)
JAN 12 Marguerite Bourgeoys, Educator in New France, 1700
JAN 12 John Horden, Bishop of Moosonee, Missionary, 1893
JAN 13 Hilary, Bishop of Poitiers, Teacher, 367
JAN 15 Richard Meux 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 24 Francis de Sales, Bishop of Geneva, 1622
JAN The Conversion of St.Paul the Apostle.

DEC 16 Anne Farrugia & David Trim
DEC 23 Christmas Pageant Potluck
DEC 30 Put your name here
JAN 06 Put your name here
JAN 13 Put your name here
JAN 20 Put your name here
JAN 27 Put your name here.
DEC 01 Betty Cowling, Memorial Anniversary
DEC 06 Our Parish, 103rd Anniversary
DEC 08 Shirley & Bruce Buckley, Marriage Anniversary
DEC 14 Charlotte Astley, Baptismal Anniversary
DEC 24 Jack Lyons, Memorial Anniversary

David Borsa & Brian Beedch,
members of The Property Committee reports that:
The roof of the church continues under repairs.
Colin Beech repaired the ligthen sing on Willard Avenue. Thanks!!!
We bought a new digital projector for our activities.

We thanks the members of this committee to keep our house in excellent shape.

DEC 23 Christmas Pageant @ Sunday Service @ 10:30 am
DEC 24 Christmas Eve Service @ 5 pm

JAN 13-20 Week of Prayer for the Christian Unity
JAN 20 Christian Unity Ecumenical Service
FEB 12 Pancake Supper
FEB 13 Ash Wednesday
FEB 24 Baden Powell Sunday
MAR 02 World Day of Prayer
MAR 03 Annual Vestry Meeting
MAR 24 Palm Sunday
MAR 28 Maundy Thursday & Potluck
MAR 29 Good Friday
MAR 31 Easter Day
MAY 12 Mother's Day
JUN 23 Strawberry Social


EPILOGUE: Come and join us!!!!!! We will be happy to see you and be involved in our Sunday and Wednesday Services and well in our every second Thursday at our Discussion Group. Channel your gifts and talents with us to the glory of God.


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