Maria Bento -Church
Parishioners - St Martha School
John Calca fuoco - St. Martha School
7:30 am Special Diocesan Mass at St. Mary’s Cathedral
Murray Fleet -Fairmount Nursing Home
Michael Jesus- Church
Maria Duarte - Church
Parishioners-St. Martha School
First Sunday in Advent- December 3, 2006
Let us prepare this Advent for the celebration of Jesus’s
birthday as well as for the time when Jesus will come again. Our
hearts must be free of earthly attachments so that we can be His
instruments of love. We will try do this by being patient, accepting
others view points, caring, showing acts of kindness and forgiving
Statue of Mary (Please leave in the entrance after the Mass you attend - for the next family)
The week of Dec. 3rd prayers will be offered in the home of
the MacDougall family.
The week of Dec. 10th prayers will be offered in the home of the
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- 613-548-3091 OR KARLA 613-546-0418
Starting this week you are 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 Partners in Mission Food Bank would like to thank you for your generous donation of 34 bags of food collected during the months of July, August and September.
Bible Study - Tuesday Dec. 5, 7:30 pm in St. Joseph’s room. Chapter 12 & 13
You are invited to the CWL’s Wine and Cheese Social
on December 6th in St. Joseph’s Room. Mass will be
celebrated at 6:45 pm and the social will follow at 7:30 pm.
Non-Perishable food items will be collected for the needy.
This week parishioner, Deborah Lefebvre, returns to Uganda to work in a medical clinic and to further the “Buy-A-Net”
program. Distribution of mosquito nets to families helps them
avoid malaria. Some celebrities have followed the lead of
“Buy-A-Net” by starting “Spread the Net”.
“Buy-A-Net” is our preferred way to help.
Once again the parish has ice time during the Christmas holiday. It will be the big ice at Cataraqui Arena (Kinsmen Ice Pad) on Thursday. Dec. 28th.
2:30 p.m. - Adult Hockey(13 and older)
3:30 p.m. - Kid’s Hockey (12 and younger)
4:30 p.m. - Family Skating
Family Bowling, at Garrison Lanes on Sunday, January 7th. More details next week.
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. Karen will be the guest speaker
at the Communion Breakfast on January 21st at Rideau Acres.
Liturgy Schedule Dec 9/10
Please support the Regiopolis/Notre Dame play, ”Beauty and the Beast” from Dec. 5th until Dec. 8th.
of the cast and crew are parishioners of Holy Name Parish. You see
them at mass every
Thank you for praying for our Armed Forces
following have returned home from Afghanistan safely
Tyler Kennedy and
Darcy Wright Please continue to pray for those now serving in foreign
Brady MacDonald Pat Norwood M. Engle M. Batley Charles
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
Attention Seniors! The Entertainment to Seniors
Committee of the St. Joseph’s Pastoral Council invites you to a
Christmas Tea on Thursday, December 7th from 1:00-3:00 p.m. at St.
Joseph’s Church, 392 Palace Road, in the Parish Hall. Come and enjoy a
friendly conversation, entertainment and refreshments. A free-will
offering would be appreciated.
Because of Christmas falling this
year on a Monday, Advent is only three weeks long. Let us begin our
preparation for Christmas by gathering on Friday, December 8th at
7:30p.m.to celebrate the feast of The Immaculate Conception of Our
Lady. The annual celebration of our diocesan feast day will take place
at St. Mary’s Cathedral. Let us come together to pray for our own
needs, the needs of the diocese and for those of the entire world.
Would you like to learn more about
interpreting the needs of youth, and empowering young people to
participate in the Church and in Society? Are you interested in
helping youth become involved in Lay Faith Development? The Canadian
Certificate in Youth Ministry Studies (8 courses over 2 years) can help
you do all of that and more. Register now for Course#1 Principles of
Youth Ministry on Feb. 2&3, 2007 in Kingston($100.00 for those who
live or work in the Archdiocese of Kingston). For information contact
Mary Carr or Gorett DaSilva at the Diocesan Centre 613-548-4461.
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
More pictures have been added to Father Tim's Photo album. Click here to view them.
Suzanne asked her Junior Liturgy group to draw pictures of their
favorite Bible stories. She was puzzled by Joel’s picture,
which showed four people on an airplane, so she asked him which story
it was meant to represent. The Flight to Egypt, was his
reply. Pointing at each figure, Ms. Terri said, “That must
be Mary, Joseph, and Baby Jesus, ...but who is the fourth person?
Oh, that’s Pontius- the pilot