TWENTY-EIGHTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME — October 12, 2014 75 8 EUCHARIST – THIS WEEK Monday, October 13 – Thanksgiving 7:45 a.m. Rosary 8:00 a.m. Morning Prayer Tuesday, October 14 8:00 a.m. Carlos Teicheira Wednesday, October 15 – St Teresa of Jesus 8:00 a.m. David Molnar Thursday, October 16 – St Marguerite D’Youville 8:00 a.m. Wilfred Graf 10:00 a.m. Clemente Tuillo (Fall School Mass) Friday, October 17 – St Ignatius of Antioch 8:00 a.m. Laszlo Foldi Saturday, October 18 – St Luke 5:00 p.m. Biagio Ferraccioli; Sante Polidori; Claire Pink; Joseph Williams; Achille & Anna Martino th Sunday, October 19 – 29 Sunday in Ordinary Time 9:00 a.m. 11:00 a.m. 7:00 p.m. Our Faith Community _ ____________________________________________ THIS WEEK IN OUR PARISH Monday, October 13 – Hall Closed for Thanksgiving No Friendship Group 6:45 pm Tuesday, October 14 Brantford Catholic Teachers Guild 5:30 pm Wednesday, October 15 Euchre 12:45 pm Small Faith Sharing 6:30 pm Confirmation – Session 1 7:00 pm R.C.I.A. Meeting 7:00 pm San Rocco Meeting 7:00 pm Thursday, October 16 Cantor Practice 6:30 pm Choir / Schola Practice 7:00 pm IHMMC Associates Gathering 7:00 pm SSVP Meeting 7:00 pm Friday, October 17 Eucharistic Adoration until 3 pm 8:30 am Saturday, October 18 Baptism Preparation 10:00 am Wedding – Jessica Baglio & Brad Ryan 1:00 pm Reconciliation 4:00 pm St Dominic Savio Youth Gathering 6:00 pm PREPARING FOR NEXT WEEK Isaiah 45.1,4-6;1 Thessalonian 1.1-5; Matthew 22.15-21 BECOMING CATHOLIC It’s the time of year when we all look at our to-do lists and feel motivated to act. It’s the time of year when we finally get around to making certain decisions. Becoming Catholic, whether from another Christian tradition, or from no faith tradition, is a process of conversion over time. Each person’s journey is unique. If you, or someone you know, has ever considered becoming Catholic, please contact Fr Tim or Andrew Beach (for a young person). We have different processes for babies, youth and adults all beginning in the fall. If you would like to accompany any of these groups, please speak to Fr Tim. We are always looking for members of the parish to learn and grow with those who are exploring the faith. Help St Pius X Parish to be An Initiating Community. THANKSGIVING PRAYER This Thanksgiving let those of us who have much and those who have little gather at the welcoming table of the Lord. At this blessed feast, may rich and poor alike remember that we are called to serve one another and to walk in God’s gracious world. With thankful hearts we praise our God who, like a loving parent, denies us no good things. Today and every day, it pleases God for us to sit as brothers and sisters as we share the bounty of the earth and the grace God has placed in each soul. For this we all give thanks and praise to our loving and gracious God. WORLD MISSION SUNDAY Next Sunday, every parish across the world will celebrate World Mission Sunday. It is a global sign of the Universal Church and Mission. Your prayers and donations will help support churches, hospitals, schools and vocations in countries where the Church is beginning, where it is new. Please be as generous as possible to the collection for the Propagation of the Faith, more than 1,120 dioceses in Asia, Africa, Latin America, the Pacific Islands and some of our Canadian dioceses depend on the World Mission collection. DEVELOPMENT AND PEACE Development and Peace invites you to participate in our annual workshop preparing for the 2014 Education Campaign "Sow Much Love - Small Family Farmers Feed the World". Each workshop is from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Dates and Locations: th Tuesday, October 14 , Holy Rosary in Guelph (175 Emma Street) th Wednesday, October 15 , St Paul's in Burlington (2265 Headon Road). BRANTFORD CATHOLIC TEACHERS GUILD There will be a meeting of the Brantford Catholic Teachers Guild at St Pius X Church on Tuesday, th October 14 from 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm. ELECTION 2015-2017 FOR C.W.L. th Elections will be held at the November 6 meeting. We are looking for nominations for the following positions: President; Vice President; President Elect; Communications; Resolution & Legislation; Recording Secretary. Please discern your call to service and carefully consider the gifts and talents with which you have been blessed. These gifts are part of God’s plan for us in his service to us and to others. So far there are no nominations for these C. W. L. executive positions. Catholic Women’s League plays a vital part in the life of our parish and continues to be a driving force behind many Christian works both in and outside of the parish. Involvement for many has meant new friends and a great feeling of accomplishment. TWENTY-EIGHTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME — OCTOBER 12, 2014 DIOCESAN PRAYER CALENDAR YOUTH MINISTRY CORNER St Benedict Youth: Grades 3 to 5 th Our next gathering will be Thursday, October 23 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. St Dominic Savio Youth: Grades 6 to 8 th Our next gathering will be Saturday, October 18 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. CAMP BREBEUF TRIP All high school students are invited to join us for a trip to th th Camp Brebeuf the weekend of October 24 to 26 . The bus will be departing St Pius X church at 6:00 p.m. Friday evening and returning to St Pius X for 1:00 p.m. on Sunday. The trip will include canoeing, rock climbing, high ropes and much more, assuming the weather cooperates. All meals on Saturday and breakfast on Sunday are included, but please plan to eat before we depart on Friday. The cost to participate is $50 per person if you assist with our Bucks for a Bus fundraiser (see below) or $75 per person if you are unable. CELEBRATING CONFIRMATION The first Formation session will be this Wednesday, th October 15 from 7:00 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. Sessions will be th every Wednesday until November 26 except November th 19th. The retreat is Sunday, November 9 . The nd Confirmation date is Saturday, November 22 at 10:00 a.m. BEER AND BIBLES Our next “Beer and Bibles” gathering will be on Tuesday, st October 21 at 7:00 pm at “Piston Broke” located at 93 Dalhousie Street (at Harmony Square). We will be reading the Book of Zechariah, chapters 1 to 8. BUCKS FOR A BUS Monday, Oct. 13 Rev. Luc Payette Tuesday, Oct. 14 Rev. Anthony Azzopardi Wednesday, Oct. 15 Chaplains Thursday, Oct. 16 Rev. Piotr Golinski Friday, Oct. 17 Rev. Peter Wayow, C.S.Sp. Saturday, Oct. 18 Rev. James Curtin PRAYERS FOR THE DECEASED In your charity, please remember in your prayers: William Durning, brother of Susan Fagan; Fr John Girhiny; Florence Higgins, wife of Peter; Anne Lazure; mother of Judy, Louise, Donna, Nancy, Laurie and Mary Lee. May they rest in the peace of Christ and rejoice in the glory of Heaven. KITCHEN VOLUNTEERS NEEDED We are in need of more volunteers to help in the kitchen at our many events. There are a variety of duties, depending on the event, that could use an extra set of hands. We would like to set up a rotation schedule of volunteers based on time availability. If you are interested please contact Rossana Carrozzella (519) 752-5033 or Ann at the office (519) 753-8439. CATCH THE FIRE The Catholic Women’s League is inviting you to attend a very informative presentation titled Catch the Fire Workshop at St Francis Xavier Parish Hall, 304 Highway 8, Stoney th Creek on Saturday, October 25 , time: 9am-3pm. This program is open to all women over the age of 16. Cost: NO CHARGE! Bring a bag lunch, refreshments provided. For more details, call Carla Mercuri at 905664-5806 or email: [email protected] ST BASIL’S C.W.L. RUMMAGE SALE th Following all Masses next Saturday, October 18 and th Sunday, October 19 , you are invited to support our Youth Ministry Program by purchasing a “bus”. These paper buses will be available for a minimum donation of $1. All funds raised will go to offset the cost of the Youth Ministry Retreat. ST MARY’S PASTA DINNER Treat your family to an authentic Italian meal of th Pasta and Meatballs on Friday, October 17 from 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. at St Mary’s Parish Hall on the corner of East Ave. & Murray St. Cost is Adults $9.00 and children 12 and under $7.00. For tickets please call (519) 753-7316 or visit the parish office. St Basil’s C.W.L. will be holding a Rummage Sale on th Saturday, October 18 from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at St Basil’s Hall, 50 Palace St. Good quality gently used clothing and household items available. ST JOHN’S COLLEGE PARENT/TEACHER INTERVIEWS GRADE 9 - 12 STUDENTS Parent/teacher interviews will be on Wednesday, nd October 22 from 3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. in the gymnasium. Interim Reports will be th distributed on Wednesday, October 15 . Please request an interview on the sheet provided with the Interim Report. THANK YOU FROM SSVP Thanks to your generous donation of $656.60 last weekend. Thank you for your continued support of our neighbours in need.
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