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 Holy Name of Jesus Parish, 950 Old Kingston Mills Road, Kingston, Ontario, Canada, K7L 4V3

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32nd  Sunday in Ordinary Time  - November 12, 2006
Saturday Nov  11 5:30 pm Michael Jesus-Church
Sunday Nov  11 8:45 am
10:30 am
Bill Poupore
Parishioners - St Martha School
Saturday Nov  18 5:30 pm James & Marie Rose Newman - Church
Sunday Nov  19 8:45 am
10:30 am
Jose & Maria Marques- Church
Parishioners-St. Martha School
32nd  Sunday in Ordinary Time  - Nov. 12, 2006
The two poor widows in this Sunday’s readings shared the little they had because they totally relied on God the Father to provide for them.  If our relationship with Our Father is strong we will trust Him and will be open and generous to the needs of those around us.

Statue of Mary (Please leave in the entrance after the Mass you attend - for the next family)
                    The week of Nov. 12th  prayers will be offered in the home of the Laudanski family.
                    The week of Nov. 19th  prayers will be offered in the home of Odette Denison .



SPECIAL THANKS TO ALL WHO WORKED SO HARD TO MAKE OUR BAZAAR A GREAT SUCCESS Thank you for your hard work baking pies, selling raffle tickets, making crafts, setting up, taking care of the tables, serving lunch, etc.  It was a great day!!- FINAL FIGURES WILL COME LATER-Winners of the Draws: Snowman-Anna Doyle; Nativity Scene: Linda Myers; Book Cake- Aynslee Payne; Christmas Cakes Small-Bob Wright; Large-Austin Payne; Main Draw: $100-Maxine Smaglinski; $300-Joel Hunt; $500- Dale Pietak

At last months’s Communion Breakfast you met parishioners who are helping people in Africa. Karen Yeats and her husband, Roman, have just returned from Tanzania.  They will return there in February.  Deborah Lefebvre goes to Uganda in December.  Pray that Deborah has a safe trip.  Also, Karen will be the guest speaker at the Communion Breakfast On January 21st.

Starting in ADVENT you will be asked to try to bring food items each week when you come to mass.  The St. Vincent de Paul Society is in constant need for food to give to poor families.  Help us to feed the hungry.

Bible Study resumes on Tuesday November 21st, 7:30 pm in St. Joseph’s room.  Review so far plus Chapter 9

The Knights of Columbus of Holy Name Parish are hosting a  Blood Donor Clinic on Tuesday, Nov 14th from 3 to 7 pm at 797 Princess Street. All those 17 years of age & over - men & women  are welcome to donate blood.  Sign-up in the entrance.

Parish Dinner and Dance  on Sat. Nov 18 at Rideau Acres Hall- Refreshments - 6:30 p.m. Delicious Turkey Buffet with all the trimmings - 7 p.m. Dancing 8 till 11 p.m.- DJ Jack Thompson.  Tickets are $25 each. Call the Parish Office for your tickets now. No tickets sold at the door. Everyone is welcome.

Priests’ Benefit Fund Parish Collection Nov.18/19th  This Fund supports the Archdiocesan Retirement Program which provides elderly and infirm priests with the financial support they have earned after many years of service to us.  Please be generous to help our retired priests.  Contributions to the Fund are tax deductible.  Thank you.

PARISH TOWN HALL  meeting for feedback, suggestions, criticisms regarding the drawings for the proposed church in th Greenwood Park part of our Parish.  Everyone is welcome.  Monday, November 27, 7pm at St. Martha’s School.
Liturgy Schedule
Nov 11/18
5:30 pm
B. Brosso R. Arsenault M. Laudanski
V. Pearce
L. Emmerson
F. Carey
8:45 am
T. Stenson L. Glasspoole H. Lahaie
D. Soja
M. Gerdis
S. Gerdis
St Martha
10:30 am
as arranged Billy Ows Phil & Marjorie
as arranged

Parish Prayer Network consists of over 50 parishioners who pray for you each day.  They  also pray for people in need and for special intentions.  If you would like to join the Prayer Network, or if you have an intention for the Prayer Network please call 613-546-0418.

Thank you for praying for our Armed Forces
The following have returned home from Afghanistan safely
Andrew Nicholson    Andrew Charchuch    Bob Mead    Steve Gallagher
Howard Han    Howie Nelson    Bill Fletcher
Please continue to pray for those now serving in foreign lands
Brady MacDonald    Tyler Kennedy    Darcy Wright    Pat Norwood
M. Engle    M. Batley    Charles Rae

Bereaved Families of Ontario will hold their montly Mother’s Night on Tues. Nov. 14th, starting at 7:30p.m. at 721 Progress Ave. The faciliatator is Heather Johnston and the topic is “Preparing for the Holidays” Mothers who have lost a child through death are welcome to attend and share their feelings and concerns with others.

St. George’s Cathedral will host an Interfaith Conversation on the references to Islam made by Pope Benedict XVI in Sept. 12th speech in Regensburg, Germany. What was the Holy Father really saying, and why the uproar?  It will take place on Thursday, Nov. 16th at 7:30p.m. in the Great Hall of St. George’s Cathedral(entrance at 129 Wellingston St.)  Speakers will be Fr. John Hibbard and Dr. Moustafa Faymy, Coordinator of Islamic Information and Resources, Islamic Society of Kingston.

Are you, or someone you know, experiencing the trauma of a Separation and /or Divorce?  Where do you turn for help?  Come to the New Life Group Meeting: a Catholic Ministry for the Separated and Divorced on alternate Tuesday evenings.  Next meeting :November 14, Financial Issues.  7:30-9:30 pm at the Diocesan Centre, 390 Palace Road.

Regiopolis-Notre Dame Catholic High School- Mid Semester Report Cards will be distributed on Fr. Nov. 17th.

Healing Mass at Hotel Dieu Hospital Chapel on Nov. 17 at 7:30p.m. Rosary at 7:00p.m. Rev. Rod NcNeil is the celebrant.

The next Taize service of chant, candlelight and meditative prayer will be held at the Cathedral on Friday, Nov. 17th at 7:30 p.m. You are invited to join the Newman House choir in this beautiful, contemplative service.

 The annual Diocesan Retreat for Separated and/or Divorced is Friday evening 7:30 p.m. Nov. 17 until 6:00p.m  Nov. 18 at the Providence Spirituality Centre.  The theme is, ‘Drawing Closer to Jesus’.  The fee is $35 for commuters; $80 for those requiring accommodation.  To register, please call the Family Ministry Office 613-548-4461.

The CWL Council of Good Thief Church, will be holding their Annual Bazaar on Sat. Nov. 18th from 10-2:00p.m. in the church hall(on Baiden Street, behind the church).

The Natural Family Planning Association - info sessions at St Paul the Apostle Parish, 3rd Monday of each month, 7-8 pm with opportunity for private consultation, 8-9pm.  To reserve a time call 544-8495. Nov 20: An all girls’ night for Moms & teens: understanding fertility from menarche to menopause.  Dec 18: Contraception, why not?

Justice and Peace Workshop for the Laity in the Auditorium of the Sisters of Providence Motherhouse (Heathfield) on Sat. Nov. 25th from 9:30-3:00pm.  The main speaker is Father Paul Hansen, CssR, who will speak on “Discipleship and the Social Social Gospel”.

St. John Fisher Dinner-Cardinal Dulles-Avery Cardinal Dulles, one of the world’s leading theologians, will be Newman House’s inaugural St. John Fisher Visitor. After 60 years a Jesuit and 50 years a priest, Cardinal Dulles will visit Queen’s to speak about his own discovery of faith at university, where he converted as a young man.  He will speak at the St. John Fisher Dinner on Saturday, Nov. 25th, at Ban Righ Hall, Queen’s University.  General tickets are $35, and $25 for students.For registration please e-mail. cardinaldulles@newmanhous.ca.  Space is limited.

A Service for the Bereaved will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, November 26th  at St. Joseph’s Church.  There will be a particular remembrance of loved ones who have died in the past year.  All are welcome, and you are especially encouraged to attend if you have recently lost a close friend or member of your family.  Light refreshments will follow in the parish hall.

As part of the Lay Faith Development Program, a one-day seminar on Small Christian Communities will be held Dec. 2nd, from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm at the sisters of Providence Motherhouse Auditorium, 1200 Princess Street.  Three models on Small Christian Communities will be presented; Alpha, Christian Life Community, and Ecclesia.  The cost is $15 and includes lunch, refreshments and handouts.  Seated is limited.  For more information please call Gorrett DaSilva (613)548-4461 

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 Lord.   Amen

A father was at the beach with his children when his four-year-old son ran up to him, grabbed his hand, and led him to the shore where a seagull lay dead in the sand.  “Daddy, what happened to him?” the son asked.  “He died and went to Heaven.” the Dad replied.  The boy thought a moment and then said,”Did God throw him back down?”

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