29th Sunday in Ordinary Time
We are called to love, honour and obey God, our creator.
We are also meant to have our feet firmly planted in the world we live in,
gifting others with our love,
care and compassion.
Thank you to those who have re-registered
To help us obtain a more accurate account of our parishioners we are asking that all families fill out a
(including those who have been registered here for some time). When you
have the form filled out please drop it in the collection basket.
I know there are more of you out there!
- If you would be interested in leading a parish youth group please call Christine at the office or see Father Wes.
-We need new choir members and Children’s liturgy leaders for our
10:30 Mass. If you are interested please call Christine at the parish
Book of Remembrance is in the entryway of the Church
Please add names of loved ones who have passed away in the last year.
This book will be placed in front of the Altar for the month of
All Souls Day Envelopes: are available in the entryway of the church
for those who wish to remember the faithfully departed in a special
way, List your friends and relatives who you want prayed for at the
Masses on All Souls Day. Please place envelopes in collection
basket or forward to parish office before Nov. 1st.
Catholic Women’s League
will be collecting items for Canadian Food for Children (Dr. Simone).
They are accepting men’s and women’s clothing and
particularly children’s clothing and shoes. They will also accept
blankets, towels and school supplies (books, pens, erasers). All items
should be clean, in good condition and in clear plastic bags. Bob
and Karla will deliver items early on October 31st so please get them
in by Oct. 28th.
Knights of Columbus Essay Contest
Reminder that the deadline is November 4th. This contest is open to all
parish youth grades 8,9,10,11 and 12 during the school year. The theme
of the 500-750 word essay is “The responsibility of the Catholic
Citizen in a Free Society”. Details at www.11886knights.com
click on youth.
Knights Council 11886 is celebrating its 15th Anniversary
with a Mass and banquet on November 5th. All parishioners are welcome to celebrate with us. Banquet details are available at www.11886knights.com
click on news, or call Steve Coombs 613-542-2303.
Regiopolis-Notre Dame Catholic High School
Is performing the musical “Hairspray” this year from
December 14 – 18th. If you have any clothing items from the
‘60’s era, we want them! If you have dresses, suits, shoes,
crinolines etc. and would like to donate them, please drop them off at
the school or call Cathy at 613-545-1902 ext.2528.
Bereaved Families of Ontario
– Family Night: A support evening open to any adult who has lost
a loved one. Tuesday, Oct. 18 – 7:30 pm at 721 Progress Ave, Unit
Special Guest Speaker – Father Charles Enyinnia
Sunday, Oct. 23rd at 12:10 pm at Holy Family Chapel
– CFB Kingston on Lundy’s Lane
(Mass from 11 to 12). Fr. Charles will offer his insights about his
homeland and his incredible experience in starting a school for
underprivileged, “forgotten” children who then against all
odds, went on to win a national academic championship.
On Good Soil is a Diocesan Workshop
to launch the new CCCB publication On Good Soil on Pastoral Planning
for Evangelization and Catechesis with Adults. It will be held at St.
John Catholic High School, 2066 Scotch Line Rd. in Perth on Saturday,
October 29th from 9:30 am to 3:00 pm. The presenter, Joanne Chafe, is
Director of National Office of Religious Education for the Canadian
Conference of Catholic Bishops, Ottawa. By attending the workshop, you
will learn the current situation of the Church in Canada, you will gain
new insights on how to provide effective formation with adults and you
will become aware of possibilities to help your local parish.
Registration is required by Monday, Oct. 24th because there is a
catered lunch and books can be borrowed to use for the day. To register
call Gorett at 613-548-4461. There will be an opportunity to give a
donation for the lunch.
St. Mary’s Cemetery Board of Directors Annual Meeting:
7pm on Tuesday, October 25th at the Diocesan Centre.
Come and feel the power of the Spirit. Are you still hurting from an
abortion experience? We can help. Call 416-629-8264. A weekend retreat
for women whose hearts have been broken by abortion: Oct. 28-30.
You are invited to join with the Hotel Dieu Hospital Community and Archbishop O’Brien
on Thursday, October 27th at 11:30 am in the Hotel Dieu Hospital Chapel
(123 Sydenham entrance). At this Mass we are honouring the 165th
Anniversary of the arrival of Religious Hospitallers of Saint Joseph
Sisters in Kingston and the founding of Hotel Dieu Hospital. Following
the Mass there will be light refreshments. For more info and
confirmation of your attendance, please call 613-544-3400 ext. 2231.
Welcome to the Development and Peace Annual Campaign Workshop
Together, we hold the future in our hands. This fall’s annual
D&P workshop will be held at Holy Cross Secondary School –on
Saturday, October 29th. Beginning with coffee and muffins at 9 am the
workshop includes lunch and ends at 3 pm. For info or registration call
Jan Sosiak 613-968-9659 or firstname.lastname@example.org
All you can eat Fish Fry
– Jamaica Mission Trip fundraiser for Holy Cross and
Regiopolis-Notre Dame High Schools. Oct. 28 3:30 pm to 7 pm at Holy
Cross Secondary School. $15 – Fish & Chips & salads by
Mike Mundell. Desserts provided by students staff and parents.
Eastern Ontario Pro-Life Forum 2011
presented by Campaign Life Coalition Kingston on Saturday, Oct. 29th at
Our Lady of Lourdes Church Hall. Speakers include; Jim Hughes, National
President of CLC, Steve Jalsevac and John-Henry Westen, editors of
Lifestyle News, Paul Tuns, editor of the Interim Newspaper, Alissa
Golob, CLC Youth Coordinator and Mary Ellen Douglas, CLC National
Organizer. There will be a special tribute to the late Fr. Ted
Colleton. Registration fee which includes lunch is $25. For more info
call 613-389-4472 or 613-382-1084.