Murray Fleet -Church
Parishioners-St. Martha School
Adoration and Confessions
Souls in Purgatory
James & Marie Rose Newman -Church
Joe Amaral -Church
21th Sunday Ordinary Time- August 27, 2006
God gives us freedom. It is a freedom to choose to believe or not
to believe in Him and His Son. If we choose to believe in Jesus
we will be choosing truth, beauty and goodness. Fed by the Body
and Blood of the One who gives us this freedom we will be able to go
out to love and serve all the people we come into contact with each day.
Statue of Mary (Please leave in the entrance after the Mass you attend - for the next family)
The week of August 27
prayers will be offered in the home of Steve and Shirley Coombs.
The week of September 3 prayers will be offered in the home of the Townsend Family.
ADORATION OF THE BLESSED SACRAMENT IN THE CHAPEL ALL DAY THURSDAY INTENTIONS:
VOCATIONS + SANCTITY OF
LIFE + ALL WHO ARE ILL
If you can give an hour to Jesus - please call Shirley - 548-3091 or Karla - 546-0418
PARISH MEETINGS Catholic Women’s League- Wed. Sept. 6th at 7:30 pm in St. Joseph’s room Parish Council Meeting- Thursday, Sept. 7, 7:30 pm-St. Joseph’s room
to plan events and activities for our parish throughout the coming year. Knights of Columbus- Wed. Sept. 13, 7:30 pm in St. Joseph’s room
Seniors’ Bridge is taking
place this summer. It is organized by Lois Halligan with
help from Helen Payne & Margaret Carey. The last date is Aug
30. It will begin at 11:30 am in St Joseph’s Room. A
delicious lunch is served. If any parishioners would like to
assist, please call Lois Halligan - 548-3168.
Parish Eucharistic Devotions will be October 22nd-24th at 7:00 pm. Please reserve those evenings to hear the guest preacher.
The parish celebration of the sacrament of confirmation
will be at St. Mary’s Cathedral on Thursday, November 2nd at 7:00
pm. Registration will be at meetings for grade 7 & 8 students
and their parents on September 25th and 27th.
Parish Corn Roast and Barbeque, Sunday, August 27th at Holy Name Church; $4/person or $12/family. Come one. Come all. Come anytime!!
The committee planning a possible church in Greenwood Park continues to meet, to collect information, etc. Results will be presented to the parish in October.
Please check the mailbox in the church entrance or the table in the entrance at St. Martha for your Baptismal Certificate. If you still haven’t received your certificate, please call the office.
Parish Prayer Network over 50
parishioners pray for you each day. They are our Parish Prayer
Network. They also pray for people in need & for special
intentions. If you would like to join the Prayer Network, or if
you have an intention for the Prayer Network please call 546-0418.
Special Night for our Parish Prayer Network: Holy Hour(including mass)
7:00 pm, Thursday, September 14.
All are invited, especially new volunteers to be part of the prayer network.
If anyone is interested in taking
instructions to become Catholic, call Fr. Shea at (613)546-0418.
Our Parish Bazaar will take place on November 4th from 10am-3pm. The raffle tickets are now available to pick up after all three masses. Each family is encouraged to take one envelope which is 5 books of tickets. Thank you!
Liturgy Schedule Sep 2/3
will be no
the church or at
C. St. Jacques
P. & M. Henderson
PLEASE PRAY FOR OUR ARMED FORCES WHO ARE SERVING IN FOREIGN LANDS
Mr. Batley Mr. Engle
Pat Norwood Andrew Nicholson
Howard Han Howie Nelson
Darcy Wright Tyler Kennedy Bill Fletcher Steve Gallagher Bob Meade
Andrew Charchuk Brody MacDonald
Birthright Annual Fall Yard Sale-
Saturday, Septmeber 9 at St. Josephs’s Church on Palace
Road. Baked goods will be sold. Anyone wanting to donate
any gently used items or contribute to the bake table please call the
office at 613-546-5433 or Marie at 613-547-0878. Birthright Needs Volunteers
- you can pick your own hours - two hours a week, 4 hours a
month. Please call Marie at 547-0878 to volunteer or for more
The Natural Family Planning Association
will hold open information sessions each month until December at St.
Paul the Apostle Parish, on the third Monday of each month.
Information sessions will be from 7-8 pm with opportunity for private
consultation from 8-9 pm. To reserve a time call 544-8495.
September 18: Fertility and stress. You are still normal! October
16: Understanding the changes to menopause: a time to remember.
November 20: An all girls’ night for Moms and Teens:
understanding fertility from menarche to menopause. December 18:
Contraception, why not?
Pilgrimage to the Canadian Martyr’s Shrine-
Saturday, September 23rd. Coach bus leaves St. Barnaby’s Church
at 6:30 am and returns approx. 8:30 pm. Transportation and
entrance to shrine is $50. 00 per person. Please contact Joe
Hamilton- 387-2692 or Holy Family Church- 542-8587 for tickets.
Deadline is August 21st.
Stress in Your Marriage? There is approximately 2 weeks remaining to sign up for the Retrouvaille Weekend. Retrouvaille
is a program for married couples that feel bored, frustrated, or angry
in their marriage. Some experience coldness and simply shut
down. Others experience conflict and arguments in their
relationship. Most don’t know how to change the situation
or even communicate with their spouse about it. This program has
helped numerous couples experiencing marital difficulty. For
confidential information about and/or to register for the September
29-October 1 weekend, call(613)545-1988.
75th Anniversary of St. John the Evangelist CWL
in Gananoque will take place on Sept 10th with a mass at 10:30 am and a
reception . If you would like to attend please call Karla at
Congratulations to Paul and Lisa Miller who are celebrating their 20th anniversary!
“Introducing Possibilities for Liturgical Ministry in Parishes”
This workshop will look at the possible roles that lay people might
have in the liturgical and sacramental life of their parish, working in
conjunction with their pastor. These roles include Baptism,
Confirmation, First Communion preparation teams, praying with the sick,
assisting families with preparation of parish liturgies, such as
baptisms, funerals, weddings, and prayer services in nursing
homes. This workshop takes place on Saturday, September 23 at the
Diocesan Centre. Registration is from 9:00-9:30 am. Please
preregister by September 18 by calling 548-4461. The parish
will pay for the registration fee.
Blessed Sacrament Council in Amherstview invites you to OCTOBERFEST 2006,
Friday September 29th at 6:30 pm. Music provided by Jim Hallman.
Advance tickets only. $15.00 per person. Call Lyle Arcand
613-384-3949 or Paul Godfrey 613-384-2671
Whom the Lord loves, He disciplines.
The best way to lead others through the narrow gate is to be formed and disciplined as a leader.
Then you can go through the narrow gate, yourself.
Prayer for Vocations
O God, who has chosen the Apostles to propagate the faith & to
establish Your Holy Church throughout the world, we earnestly beseech
You to choose from amongst our people many priests, deacons, religious
brothers & sisters and lay persons who will gladly devote their
entire lives in making you known & loved by all. Through the
intercession of our Blessed Lady, we ask this through Christ our
A newlywed couple is getting ready for bed when an argument arises over
who should get up first to put the coffee on. After a few
minutes, the wife says, “You know, it’s in the Bible that
the man should make coffee.” “Oh really,” he
replies. “Well , if you can prove it to me, then I will
make the coffee.” “ There is a whole book about
it,” she tells him. “It’s called Hebrews.”