191 SUNDAY MASSES FOR WEEK OF DECEMBER 29TH Tuesday, December 30, 7:05 pm +Ted & Mary Teahen; Blanche Teahen Wednesday, December 31, 5:00 pm +Wendell Lewis; Margaret & Richard Read Thursday, January 1, 10:00 am Solemnity of Mary, The Holy Mother of God Our Parish Community Friday, January 2, No Mass Saturday, January 3, 5:00 pm +Leo Hicknell; Al & Rita Dietrich Intentions of Bill & Maryanne Strauss; Marcella & Judy Furlong Sunday, January 4, Solemnity of the Epiphany of the Lord 9:00 am Our Parish Community 11:00 am Our Parish Community MASSES FOR WEEK OF JANUARY 5TH Tuesday, January 6, 7:05 pm +Margaret Logel; Marjorie Young’s Family Wednesday, January 7, 10:30 am – Heritage House +Kazimiera Poczatek, Hermine Seifried Thursday, January 8, 12:05 pm +Peter Lareau; Janette Lareau Friday, January 9, 8:30 am +Tom Hennessey; Louise Roe & Family 9 am – 1 pm Adoration Saturday, January 10, 5:00 pm +Greg Kelly; The Family +Cyril Stortz; Agnes R. Hoffarth Sunday, January 11, Feast of the Baptism of the Lord 9:00 am Our Parish Community 11:00 am Our Parish Community MINISTRIES for January 3/4 Eucharistic Ministers 5pm Erl Andersen, Kevin Dupuis 9am Louis & Pat Ditner, Matthew Griffin 11am Vera Csizmar, Amitan Pope MINISTRIES for January 10/11 Eucharistic Ministers 5pm Patsy & Steve Pond 9am Rick Weishar, Robert & Mary Jane Yaeger 11am Sharon Both, Vera Csizmar Hospitality 5pm Mike & Doris Snelling, Darlyn & Allan Poffenroth 9am Guy Wakutz, Bill & Anne Hanley, Adrian Miltenburg 11am Peter Antonello, Marianne Kieswetter, Jodi Sereres, Sharon Both Hospitality 5pm Kieran & Geoff Kelly, Jane Goll, Debbie Yutzi 9am Ed & Carol Kieswetter, Adrian Miltenburg, Bill Hanley 11am Ray Denomme, Danielle Pilon, Frank McGuire, Marilyn Hurlburt Altar Servers 5pm Emily Hickey, Lauren Hickey 9am Ellen Siebel-Achenbach, Michèle Siebel-Achenbach, Heike Elliott 11am Amitan Pope, Michael DeVries, Fiona Bernard Altar Servers 5pm Kevin Dupuis, Joseph Ditner 9am Owen Lucier, Taylor Girling, Natalie Pfanner Groves 11am Paul Shutsa, Alexis Zettler, Rachel Wittie 5pm 9am 11am Lectors Armand Bertin Joyce Stemmler Iris Miltenburg Lisa Denomme Commentator Judy Furlong Larry Glofcheskie 5pm 9am 11am Commentator Jim Goll Iris Miltenburg Cathleen Allen Ann Staines Sunday External Eucharistic Minister (to Elmira) Jan 4 Trudy & Ray Denomme Wednesday External Eucharistic Minister Jan 7 Tom O’Marra Sunday External Eucharistic Minister (to Elmira) Jan 11 Mary Mercey Sign Ministry Jan 5 Pat Ditner READINGS FOR January 10/11 First Reading: Is 42:1-4, 6-7 or 55:1-11 Second Reading: Acts 10:34-38 or 1 Jn 5:1-9 Gospel Reading: Mk 1:7-11 Sign Ministry Dec 29 Diana Larson Jan 2 Pat & Paul Wintermeyer READINGS FOR January 3/4 First Reading: Is 60:1-6 Second Reading: Eph 3:2-3a, 5-6 Gospel Reading: Mt 2:1-12 TUE WED THU FRI Lectors Connie Kaster Morgan Glofcheskie Barry Glofcheskie Colleen Weber THIS WEEK IN OUR PARISH Office Closed Office Closed Office Closed Office Closed MON WED THIS WEEK IN OUR PARISH 7:00pm 9 a.m. Choir Practice – Church 7:30pm 11 a.m. Choir Practice – Church LIVING ROSARY INTENTION That the birth of the Redeemer may bring peace and hope to all people of good will and that parents may be true evangelizers, passing on to their children the precious gift of faith. 1 DATE HAMILTON DIOCESE PRAYER CALENDAR: Mon., Dec 29 Rev. Joseph Michel Tues., Dec 30 Rev. Donald Wilhelm Wed., Dec 31 Ordo Canonicorum Regularium Sanctae Crucis Thurs., Jan 1 Rev. Michael McHugh Fri., Jan 2 Most Rev. Douglas Crosby, O.M.I., D.D. Sat., Jan 3 Rev. Aurimas Rudinskas, O.P. Mon., Jan 5 Rev. Hanh Van Tran, O.M.I. Tues., Jan 6 Rev. Charles Jordan Wed., Jan 7 Carmelites of Mary Immaculate, C.M.I. Thurs., Jan 8 Rev. V. George Palamattam, C.M.I. Fri., Jan 9 Rev. Joseph Durkacz Sat., Jan 10 Rev. Janusz Roginski, S.A.C. FOODBANK NEEDS Canned Fruit & Shampoo STEWARDSHIP REPORT Lk 6:38 “Give, and it will be given to you… For the measure you give will be measured back to you.” Offertory Collection for December 13/14: $3,512.05 Average per envelope: $23.92 Thank you! The Knights of Columbus, Council 8192 wish to THANK ALL PARISHIONERS for their support to the "Angel Tree" Toy Drive. You made it a great success. Thank you. Join us on Saturday, February 7, 2015 from 6:30 – 9 p.m. ND at St. Teresa of Avila Parish for our 2 ANNUAL COUPLE’S ENRICHMENT DINNER. The evening begins with dinner, followed by a keynote address by Teresa Hartnett, Director of Family Ministry for the Diocese of Hamilton. Watch the bulletin for more information regarding tickets and who to contact. This promises to be a fun evening for all! The next PRAYER VIGIL is Thursday, January 8, 2015 from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. in front of Freeport Hospital, for babies being aborted. All are welcome to pray quietly for those who have no voice, but our own! Parking is across the road at Schneider Park. Any queries, please contact Cathy at [email protected] The next NEW HORIZONS PROGRAM for Zoomers, Boomers and Seniors, is on Thursday, January 8, 2015 from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the Maryhill Community Centre, 58 Charles Street East, Maryhill. Admission is $2 per person. Rob Bakalarczyk, P. Eng and Senior Project Manager will speak on the New Highway 7. For information contact Joan Haid at 519-648-2742 or [email protected] COMMUNITY CAN DINE on the second Friday of every month at Trinity United Church, Elmira. The next date is Friday, January 9, 2015 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. It is mac and cheese. The cost is free. Donations will be accepted to cover the cost of dinner. Volunteers welcome to help prepare and serve the meal. WOOLWICH TOWNSHIP SENIORS’ COMMUNITY DINING - Join us for a hot noon day meal, fellowship and entertainment at the Calvary United Church, 48 Hawkesville Road, St. Jacobs on Wednesday, January 14, 2015. Please register by 10 a.m. the Monday morning before the lunch. Cancellations are to be made by 2 p.m. the day before the lunch. The time for the event is 11:30 a.m. until approximately 2:30 p.m. Lunch is served at 12 noon. The cost is $11. Please call Community Care Concepts at 519669-3023 to register. VOCATION OVATION BANQUET sponsored by the KW Serra Club will be held on Wednesday, January 21, 2015 at Our Lady of Lourdes Church, 173 Lourdes St., Waterloo beginning with Mass at 5:30 p.m. celebrated by Bishop Daniel Miehm. Mass will be followed by dinner in the parish hall. A panel comprised of members of various religious congregations will speak of their vocation journey and their lives since they began their quest. We will be joined by members of the Catholic High School community who will assist with serving and will join us for our celebration. Our hosts for the evening will be Father W. Kuzma, Vocation Director for our Diocese and Father Toby Collins, C.R. the Vocation Director for the Congregation of the Resurrection. This event will acknowledge the beginning of the “Year of Consecrated Life” proclaimed by Pope Francis. We will continue to recognize and thank the Sisters who have fulfilled their vocations in our community. Tickets are available in advance and must be purchased by Friday, January 15, 2015. Cost of the dinner is $50.00 per person. Cheques to be made payable to KW Serra Club and can be reserved by calling Joanne Shewchuk at 519-894-5055 or [email protected] 2015 FEBRUARY POTATO BLITZ in support of the House of Friendship. DON CAMERON POTATO NIGHT on Friday, January 23, 2015 at the Auditorium at the Rangers versus Kingston Frontenacs Game. Bring your spuds and donations to the door. rd Join us on Friday, January 23 at C. L. Siegfried Hall, St. Jerome’s University at 7:30 p.m., when P. Whitney Lackenbauer, PhD will present a lecture entitled, “Sometimes leading, sometimes following, sometimes side-by-side”: Catholic and Anglican Missionaries and the Political Evolution of Canada’s North. Doors open at 6:45 p.m. Free parking is available at Renison University College and St. Paul’s University College. Free Admission. Wheelchair Accessible. Refreshments. No Registration Required.
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