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

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 4th SUNDAY OF ADVENT- December 21, 2008
Saturday Dec  20 5:30 pm Michael & Manuel Jesus - Church
Sunday Dec  21 8:45 am
10:30 am
Don Pearse - Church
Parishioners - St. Martha School
Tuesday Dec  23 6:30 pm
7:00 pm
Harold Legere
Dec  24 5:00 pm
7:00 pm
9:00 pm
Jane & Erwin Moore - St. Martha School
Adriana Stenson - St. Martha School
Jeff Kennedy & Anthony Corrigan - Church
CHRISTMAS DAY Dec  25 10:00 am Karl & Bernice Ray & Loretta Adams - Church
Friday Dec  26 10:30 am Millie Garrah - Fairfield Nsg Home

HOLY FAMILY- December 28, 2008
Saturday Dec  27 5:30 pm James & Marie Rose Newman - Church
Sunday Dec  28 8:45 am
10:30 am
Parishioners - Church
10:30 am      Randy Grooms - St. Martha School

New Years Eve Dec  31 5:30 pm Yvette Delisle - Church
New Years Day Jan     1 10:00 am Edmund & Magdalena Ernst - Church
Jan     2 6:00 pm
7:00 pm
Rose Coffey

EPIPHANY - January 4, 2009
Saturday Jan     3 5:30 pm Adriana Stenson - Church
Sunday Jan     4 8:45 am
10:30 am
Parishioners - Church
Barbara Mulville - St. Martha School

4th   Sunday of Advent
When each of us receives God’s personal call - let Mary be our model.
We too might hesitate, feel uncertain and wonder what is expected of us as we consider our response.
May we respond with a clear and simple ‘yes’.

Parish Confessions - Tuesday, December 23 @ 7:00 pm following Mass at 6:30 pm.

Parish Ice Time
Monday, December 29, 2008 at the Kinsmen Ice Pad
Kids Hockey (12 and under) - 3:30 - 4:30
Adult Hockey (13 and over) - 4:30 - 5:30
Family Skating (invite all your friends) 5:30 - 6:30
Sign up at the back of the Church or School.
Poinsettias for the Christmas Altar : If you would like to donate plants this year,  our decorating team would appreciate white or pink poinsettias and they can be delivered to the Church the week before Christmas.  Thank you for your generosity!

C.W.L. - Thank-you to Fr. Cosmas and all ladies who attended the C.W.L. Wine and Cheese.  Thank-you to Debra Lefebvre and Karen Yeates who brought us up to date on their projects in Africa.  We raised $350.00 for our African projects from our 50/50 draw & raffle.  Thank-you to all

Thank you to all who continue to bring food items every weekend for the St. Vincent de Paul Society.  They report that our food is not on the shelf very long.  Poor families are truly in need.  Thank you for helping them.

Thank you for praying for our Armed Forces
The following have returned home safely
Serge St. Jacques, Brody Macdonald,  Boyd Carter,  Mike McBride, Robert Olivier, Steve Mariano,
David Hannan, Charles Rae, Sam Mizuno, Colin LeBlanc,  Brad Post  John Andrews & Ed O’Brien
Please continue to  pray for those now serving in  foreign lands
Jeff Winters, Sonny Hatton & Brandon Kew
Keep praying for the safe return of all those serving overseas.

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

ADORATION: There will be no adoration in the chapel on Christmas Day or New Years Day!

2009 Envelopes : are available for pick up in the entryway of the church and St. Martha School. If you would like envelopes and don’t see them at the Mass you attend please call the parish office at 613-546-0418.

Our Parish Wellness Ministry : includes monthly Masses at nursing homes and taking Holy Communion to our homebound parishioners.
For  a pastoral visit call the parish office at 613-546-0418.

Holy Innocents Candlelight Vigil: will be held on Sunday, December 28, 2008 at 7:00 pm in front of Kingston General Hospital. At this time, during the Christmas season we remember the Holy innocents, the babies who were killed by Herod seeking the Christ Child.  We will gather to pray for our “innocents”, the more than 28,000 babies killed at KGH by the sin of abortion. Please join us at 6:45 pm on the hill across from KGH (Stuart St.) for prayers and hymns. 
Please bring your own candle in a glass jar (flashlight for children).
For more information call Campaign Life Coalition at 613-389-4472 or 613-382-1084.

New Life Group : a Catholic Ministry for the Separated and Divorced will meet Tuesday, December 23rd  from 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm at the Diocesan Centre, on Palace Rd.
Group facilitated -Christmas Theme.  All faith denominations are welcome.

Bereaved Families : will hold their monthly Mother’s Night on Tuesday, January 13th  starting at 7:30 pm at 721 Progress Ave, Unit #1.  Our facilitators are Heather Johnston & Ursula Armstrong and the topic is: “Self-Care and Grief”. 
All mothers who have lost a child through death are welcome to attend and share their feelings and concerns with others who have experienced a similar loss.  For further information please call 613-634-1230.

It is our goal to have at least 2 or 3 adorers or a family for each hour
If you can give an  hour to Jesus PLEASE call   Shirley - 613-548-3091 or Karla 613-546-0285

Statue of Mary (Please leave in the entrance after the Mass you attend - for the next family).
            The week of December 21 prayers will be offered in the Murray Home.
            The week of December 28 prayers will be offered in the Mulholland home
            The week of January 4 prayers will be offered in the Turenne Home
Liturgy Schedule
Christmas Schedule
Christmas Eve
5pm (St. Martha School
 Stephen Burke B. Reitzel & J. Halladay 
Christmas Eve
7pm (St. Martha School)
Laura Raycraft Phil & Marjorie Henderson
Christmas Eve
9pm (Church)
Dave Murray M. Laudanski & O. Denison

Christmas Day
10 am ( Church)
Shannon Mulholland H. Lahaie & K. Nichols

Liturgy Schedule
December 27 & 28
5:30 pm
Pauline Burns M. Stenson & C. Lutz
8:45 am
Patricia Croxford A. Murphy & A. Heemskerk
St Martha
10:30 am
Steven Burke G. Pokotylo & C. Vanhorn

January 1, 2009
Liturgy Schedule
Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God
New Years Eve
5:30 pm (Church)
Tracy Ringrose M. Mayfield & R. Hogan
New Years Day
10:00 am (Church)
Irma Stuart L. Crowe & H. Lahaie

Liturgy Schedule
Epiphany - January 3 & 4, 2008
5:30 pm
Sheilagh Cybulski B. Brosso & M. Mayfield
8:45 am
Cathy Townsend J. Grodzinski & D. Payne
St Martha
10:30 am
Julie Campbell B. Reitzel & J. Halladay

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