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

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29th  Sunday in Ordinary Time – October 18 , 2009
Saturday Oct  17 5:30 pm Deceased members of the Sullivan & Harding Families – Church
Sunday Oct  18 8:45 am
10:30 am
Murray Fleet & deceased members of Fleet & Mascaro Families – Church
Parishioners – St. Martha School
Monday Oct  19 9:00 am Sanctity of Life
Tuesday Oct  20 9:00 am Tom & Adriana Stenson
Wednesday Oct  21 9:00 am Sr. Joanne Bridges – St. Martha School
Friday Oct  23 8:00 am
9:00 am
10:30 am
Holy Hour
Intentions of Ken Hogan
Agnes Callaghan –Fairfield Nsg Home
Saturday Oct  24 5:30 pm Don Pearse – Church
Sunday Oct  25 8:45 am
10:30 am
Gwen Dundon – Church
Parishioners – St. Martha School
29th  Sunday in Ordinary Time
Today’s gospel encourages us to never lose sight of the importance of service to others.
The attitude of “what’s in it for me” runs deep in all our hearts but we can serve God best by helping one another.

Thank You: from Campaign Life Coalition. Holy Name raised $1,025.80 in the Coins for Life fundraiser.

Remembrance of our Faithfully Departed in Month of November: 
There is a Book of Remembrance placed at the entry where you may write names of loved ones who you wish prayed for on All Souls Day and in the month of November. 
    There will also be an evening for widows of the parish on Friday, November 13th. There will be a Mass followed by supper for those who register (through the sponsorship of the Knights of Columbus).  Those widows wishing to attend please notify the parish office by October 22nd.

Parish Blood Donor Clinic: October 20th from 3 to 7 pm.  Information and a signup sheet will be in the entryways this weekend.  Remember any time you donate give the ID # KNIG009249 to be linked with our Knights of Columbus in the Partners for Life Program.

Bulletin Changes:  We are thinking about changing the format of the bulletin.  If anyone is interested in advertising their business card in the bulletin, please call the parish office for more information.

Communion Breakfast:  Sunday, October 25, noon – at Rideau Acres.  Our guest speaker will be Kathryn Wood of Natural Capitol Resources, and she will speak on wind and solar power.  Tickets are on sale this weekend after every Mass. $10 / person or $30 / family (19 yrs and older considered adult). Last Weekend to get Tickets!

The Catholic Women’s League Annual Diocesan Retreat: Saturday, Oct. 24 from 9 am to 3 pm at Our Lady of Lourdes Parish.  Theme – Women of Peace and Hope.
Speaker – Father Michael Coutts, S.J. popular homilist on Vision T.V.  Registration and refreshments: $8.00, Brown Bag lunch.  All catholic women are warmly invited to attend.  If you would like to attend please call Karla 613-546-0285.

Thank you for praying for our armed forces.  Please continue to pray for those now serving in foreign lands: Carl Turenne & David Hannon.

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.

Do you know someone, or would you like to become a member of the Catholic Church?
Please contact Father Gillis about a program that will begin this fall!

Floods in the Philippines
Tropical storm Ketsana affected 12 million residents. Development and Peace donated an initial $50,000 to Caritas Philippines for emergency relief activities.  You can offer your pledge by telephone (1888-664-3387), online www.devp.org or by cheque (marked “Philippines: Floods” sent to Development & Peace 1425 Rene-Levesgue Blvd. West, 3rd Floor – Montreal, Quebec H3G 1T7

UN DAY FOR THE ERADICATION OF POVERTY:  This Saturday, October 17, is the UN World Day for the Eradication of Poverty.   November 24 will mark 20 years since the House of Commons made a unanimous resolution to end child poverty in Canada by 2000. Sadly, the rate of family and child poverty remains almost as high as it was in 1989.  Support this campaign to end poverty by writing or emailing Prime Minister Harper to enact a National Poverty Reduction Strategy in collaboration with the provinces. (Prime Minister Stephen Harper, 80 Wellington St. Ottawa ON K1A 0A2 or pm@pm.gc.ca.  Wear a white ribbon on October 16 to October 18 to indicate your support.

International Day of Climate Action: Oct. 24th in front of Parliament in Ottawa.  Free buses will leave Bath & Princess at 9 am.  For more details and to save a spot on the bus call 613-544-4525 ext. 145. Donations welcomed.

New Life Group: a Catholic Ministry for the Separated and Divorced will meet Tuesday, October 27 at the Diocesan Centre in Kingston 7:30 to 9:30 pm.  Topic: Financial Concerns.
Speaker Debbie Gillis.   All faith denominations welcome.

Bereaved Families of Ontario:  monthly Family Night on Tuesday, October 20th  starting at 7:30 pm at 721 Progress Ave, Unit #1.  Speaker: Gundi Hodge..  “After Loss “is the topic for the evening.  Facilitators are Harvey Reed & Karen Vonhone.  All adults who have lost a child, parent, sibling or spouse are welcome to attend.

The Power of the Eucharist - The Same Yesterday, Today and Forever:   November 13-14.    
The facilitator of the Annual Liturgical Conference will be Rev. Bill Burke, National Director of Liturgy, Ottawa. For registration and further information contact the Diocesan Liturgy Office 613-548-4461 or liturgy@romancatholic.kingston.on.ca

Kingston Twenties and Thirties Group:
A group of young adults in Kingston is seeking to connect with other young Catholics in their twenties and thirties, both married and single, in order to grow together in the Catholic faith through spiritual, social, educational and service activities.  The first meeting for young adults attending Kingston Parishes is on Friday, October 30, 2009.  Potluck dinner, a guest speaker, and a spiritual exercise such as a group rosary or a Lectio Divinia-style bible study. For more information, please email Kingston.tandt@gmail.com or telephone 613-888-6353.

Holy Cross Catholic High School Arts Department needs your help: They are staging a production of West Side Story, and are looking for donations of party or bridesmaids dresses that would be suitable for this musical which is set in the 1950’s. Please contact Ann O’Brien at 613-384-1919 or drop dresses off at the school.

Liturgy Schedule
October 24 &  25
5:30 pm
Gary Richards George Caron As Arranged
8:45 am
Natasha Grodzinski Odette Denison B. Bouvier & C. McDougall
St Martha
10:30 am
Laura Raycraft Phil & Marjorie Henderson As Arranged

Our goal is 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  October 18 prayers will be offered in the Richardson / Snider Home
            The week of October 25 prayers will be offered in the home of Lois Halligan

Aunt Beatrice came up the walk and said to her small nephew: “Good Morning Willie. Is your mother in?”
“She sure is,” Willie sighed. “I wouldn’t be working in the garden on Saturday morning if she wasn’t”



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