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Introduction to the Liturgy – King from the Cross – The account of David’s anointing, in today’s first reading, speaks of his closeness to the people and his future role as a shepard-king. In Luke’s gospel, the inscription placed on the cross does, in fact, point to the reality, the reign of Jesus. But this descendant of David comes to the throne though the path of rejection and death. The criminal crucified with Christ is assured a place in the reign of God as death envelops both king and suppliant. The reading from Colossians speaks of the lordship of Jesus as embracing not only the church but all of creation.
From the Saints – From a notebook On Prayer by Origen, priest – The kingdom of God, in the words of our Lord and Savior, does not come for all to see; nor shall they say: Behold, here it is, or behold, there it is; but the kingdom of God is within us, for the word of God is very near, in our mouth and in our heart. Thus, it is clear that he who prays for the coming of God’s kingdom prays rightly to have it within himself, that there it might grow and bear fruit and become perfect. For God reigns in each of his holy ones. Anyone who is holy obeys the spiritual laws of God, who dwells in him as in a well-ordered city. The Father is present in the perfect soul, and with him Christ reigns, according to the words: We shall come to him and make our home with him. (Matins, 34th Sunday in Ordinary Time)
|Announced Parish Masses|
|SUNDAY November 20th to SATURDAY November 26th|
|Thirty-Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time|
|SUNDAY||10:30 AM||Adeline Herron – Mr. & Mrs. Michael Herron|
|November 20||5:15 PM||Missa Pro Popula (Mass for the People)|
|Thirty-Fourth Week in Ordinary Time – Ferial|
|monday||NO MASS||Mass at Lourdes – 8:00 am, Mass at Holy Name – 7:00pm|
|Saint Cecelia, Virgin & Martyr|
|Tuesday||12:10 PM||Maurice & Marie Corriveau – Family|
|Thirty-Fourth Week in Ordinary Time – Memorial|
|Wednesday||12:10 PM||Souls of Purgatory – Mr. & Mrs. David Peoples & Family|
|St. Andrew Dung-Lac, Priest, and Companions, Martyrs|
|Thursday||12:10 PM||Genda Scott – Les & Family|
|St. Catherine of Alexandria, Virgin & Martyr|
|Friday||12:10 PM||(Ann) Myrna Troutman – Husband Lorne & Family|
|The First Sunday of Advent|
|Saturday||7:15 PM||(Ann) Desmond Sullivan|
In your prayers kindly remember the sick and those who care for them, the lonely, the handicapped, those isolated, and those who have died, especially Herbert Small, Murray Prescott, Muriel Vizena and Pamela Poitras.
HAVE A BLESSED AND HOLY WEEK
Your total offering for last Sunday was $3451.30
Thank you for your generosity and support.
The Lord said: I think thoughts of peace and not of affliction.
You will call upon me, and I will answer you,
and I will lead back your captives from every place.
(Entrance Antiphon – 34th Sunday in Ordinary Time)
|Thirty-Fourth Sunday – Christ the King|
|SATURDAY NOVEMBER 19TH & SUNDAY NOVEMBER 20TH|
|Saturday, November 19th||7:15 pm||Catherine Laflamme||Timothy Girard|
|Sunday, November 20th||10:30 am||Mike O’Grady||Suzanne Fleury|
|Sunday, November 20th||5:15 pm||John Leydon||Bill or A-M. Fillmore|
|First Sunday of Advent|
|SATURDAY NOVEMBER 26TH & SUNDAY NOVEMBER 27TH|
|Saturday, November 26th||7:15 pm||Tim Girard||Paola Bertoia|
|Sunday, November 27th||10:30 am||Les Scott||Suzanne Fleury|
|Sunday, November 27th||5:15 pm||Suzanne or R. Fleury||Suzanne or R. Fleury|
FROM THE RECTORS DESK
MASS ATTENDANCE FOR NOVEMBER 13TH – Saturday 7:15 – 75, Sunday 10:30 – 161, Sunday 5:15 – 82
MEETING OF THE PARISH COUNCIL: On the 23rd of November at 7:00 PM, I would like to have our first meeting of the Parish Council. If you are still interested in joining the Parish Council, please call the Parish Office. I thank you in advance for your generosity.
MEETING OF THE FINANCE COMMITTEE: On Tuesday, November 22nd at 7:00 PM, I would like to meet the members of the Finance Committee. Information will be emailed to you prior to the meeting. Thank you for helping in this important committee for the parish.
SUNDAY MISSALS 2023 –The new missals are now available at Mary’s Altar on left side of the church, cost is $5.00 each. Please place monies in the wooden box provided. Thank you.
COLLECTION ENVELOPES FOR 2023 – The 2023 collection envelopes are now available at the back table of the church. If you are unable to find your envelopes or would like envelopes, please contact the parish office at 613-732-8513.
NOVEMBER: Remembrance of the Dead – During the month of November the Church prays in a special way for those who have gone before us in death. There will be a book located near the baptismal font and paschal candle for you to inscribe the names of your deceased loved ones to be remembered in prayer during the month of November.
N.Z. Lorrain council 1531 of the Knights of Columbus will hold its annual Christmas dinner on Dec. 13 in the K of C Hall. Happy hour is 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 pm with dinner to follow. Tickets are available at Town and Country Men’s Wear in Pembroke. There will not be an exchange of gifts this year and members are encouraged to bring donations to the food banks.
“GOT LIFE QUESTIONS? R.C.I.A. might just be for you. R.C.I.A stands for the Rite of Christian initiation of Adults. It is a journey for anyone who is interested in becoming a Catholic and growing in the life as a Christian. It is for someone who has never been baptized or maybe you have been baptized in another Christian faith and wish to know more about the Catholic faith, or maybe you have been baptized and have not received the other Sacraments for your life’s mission or maybe as a Catholic you just want to grow more in your faith. If any of the above questions apply to you, we would love to help in your spiritual journey Want to know more about your Catholic faith all are welcome to join us in exploring this new quest at St. Columbkille’ s Cathedral. For more information, please contact Deacon Adrien Chaput at 613-732-7933 ext. 206 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Priestly Vocations Prayer & Dinner with Bishop Desrochers: On Wednesday, November 30th.at St. Andrew’s Parish, Killaloe. For teens and men who would like to know more about the priestly vocation, meet and pray with Bishop Desrochers, and enjoy an excellent meal! The evening begins at 5:45 p.m. in the church with vespers, followed by dinner in the parish hall and a talk by Bishop Desrochers. The evening will conclude with Benediction at 7:15pm. Adoration will be taking place in the church all evening for parishioners and parents to pray for vocations. There is no cost to attend, but you must RSVP by November 20th, so that the caterer can prepare the correct amount of food. To RSVP, or if you have questions, please contact Fr. Scott Murray (email@example.com).
14th Annual Men’s Retreat – 2023: Retreat will be given by Fr. Paul Burchat and Scott Eagen from the Madonna House Community in Combermere, from Friday, January 13th to Sunday, January 15th, 2023 at the Graphite Bible Camp (Between Maynooth and Bancroft). This year’s theme: “God the Father: Our Hope and Salvation (“You are With Me” Jn 15:31). Cost: $175.00 for the weekend (includes retreat, room and great meals). For more information, questions, special requests, dietary or financial concerns, please call Pierre-Paul Filion at 613 602-6580 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Reserve now; deposit and registration due by December 20th, 2022.
BAPTISMS CELEBRATED – We pray for all the children who were welcomed into the Church through the Sacrament of
Baptism from October thru November.
ANDERSON JOSEPH DEY CAMERON ROBERT HUBERT
PARKER CHARLES HEISLER WILLOW ROSE TURNER
CARTER DUNCAN HEISLER PARKER KELLY BUECHMAN
NORAH CHRISTIE MERCIER LILY ANNE CLOUTHIER
LIAM JÉSUS ZELEDON PÉREZ MALIA ANN CYBULSKI