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SUNDAY
MASSES FOR WEEK OF JANUARY 19TH
Tuesday, January 20, No Mass
Wed., January 21, No Mass
Thursday, January 22, No Mass
Friday, January 23,
8:30 am +Pauline Knapp; Louise Roe & Family
9 am – 1 pm Adoration
Saturday, January 24, 5:00 pm
+Helen Diebold; Hilda Cassel & Family
+Bill Cassel; Theresa Cassel & Family
Sunday, January 25, Third Sunday in Ordinary Time
9:00 am Our Parish Community
11:00 am Our Parish Community
12:30 pm Baptism
READINGS FOR January 24/25
First Reading:
Jon 3:1-5, 10
Second Reading: 1 Cor 7:29-31
Gospel Reading: Mk 1:14-20
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THIS WEEK IN OUR PARISH
7:00pm 9 a.m. Choir Practice – Church
1:00pm Prayer Shawl Ministry Gathering
7:30pm 11 a.m. Choir Practice – Church
LIVING ROSARY INTENTION
That those from diverse religious traditions and all people of
good will may work together for peace and that in this year
dedicated to consecrated life, religious men and women
may rediscover the joy of following Christ and strive to serve
the poor with zeal.
HAMILTON DIOCESE PRAYER CALENDAR:
Mon., Jan 19 Rev. Peter Ciallella, c.s.
Tues., Jan 20 Rev. James Link, C.R.
Wed., Jan 21 Religious Adorers of the Precious Blood
Thurs., Jan 22 Rev. Chris Buda, C.R.
Fri., Jan 23
Rev. Tony O’Dell, O.M.I.
Sat., Jan 24
Rev. Jarek Pachocki, O.M.I.
FOODBANK NEEDS
Rice & All Purpose Flour
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 January 10/11:
$3,160.35
Average per envelope:
$23.99
Thank you!
MINISTRIES for January 24/25
Eucharistic Ministers
5pm
Peggy Clement, Kathy Ziegler
9am
Louis & Pat Ditner, Carol Kieswetter
11am Nancy Morrison, Ray Denomme
Hospitality
5pm
Jane Goll, Debbie Yutzi, Mike & Doris Snelling
9am
Ed Kieswetter, Guy Wakutz, Ron & Joyce Stemmler
11am Marilyn Hurlburt, Peter Antonello, Marianne Kieswetter,
Frank McGuire
Altar Servers
5pm
Joseph Ditner, Fiona Bernard
9am
Ryan Diemert, Rori Schaefer, Jaylyn Schaefer
11am Thomas Kraemer, Ailah Kauk, Lana Kauk
5pm
9am
11am
Lectors
Kevin Dupuis
Janet Wakutz
Leona Weishar
Amitan Pope
Commentator
Judy Furlong
Robert Yaeger
Colleen Weber
Sunday External Eucharistic Minister (to Elmira)
Jan 25 Agnes Downey
Sign Ministry
Jan 19 Ray Denomme
Wednesday External Eucharistic Minister
Jan 21 Millie Schlupp
There will be a GARDEN PARTY MEETING on Tuesday,
January 27th at 7:35 p.m. New members and ideas are
welcome. Please consider joining us this year.
The monies raised from the Movember Campaign in 2013
are sponsoring the DAILY MASS ON VISION T.V. televised
at St. Basil’s Church, Toronto on Friday, February 20,
2015. THANK YOU to all who contributed to this
sponsorship.
PRAYER SHAWL MINISTRY GATHERING – We will meet
on Tuesday, January 20th at 1:00 p.m. in the library. Any
new knitters or crocheters are welcome. If you need a ride
please contact Danielle Pilon at 519-669-2606. If you are in
the process of making a shawl, bring it along. We can talk
and work at the same time!
PRAYER SHAWLS - If you or anyone close to you is
seriously ill or experiencing difficult times, the Prayer Shawl
Ministry has shawls and blankets which have been blessed
and could provide comfort to anyone who could use
supportive prayer. If you wish to have a shawl for this
reason, please call Danielle Pilon at 519-669-2606 or the
Parish Office at 519-669-3387.
Join us on Saturday, February 7, 2015 from 6:30 – 9 p.m.
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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. Tickets are for sale after Masses and during
office hours beginning the weekend of January 17th/18th.
Tickets are $50 per couple. This promises to be a fun
evening for all!
WEEK OF PRAYER FOR CHRISTIAN UNITY
 THE WOMAN AT THE WELL FESTIVAL OF PRAYER
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AND MUSIC will be held on Sunday, January 18 ,
2015 at 2 p.m. at Highland Baptist Church, 135
Highland Road West, Kitchener.
 REFLECTIONS ON THE WOMEN AT THE WELL will
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be held on Monday, January 19 to Friday January
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23 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, January 25 at 10:15 a.m.
at Calvin Presbyterian Church, 248 Westmount Road
East, Kitchener. See the bulletin board for the speakers
each day.
Concluding with the ECUMENICAL PRAYER SERVICE
WITH TAIZE SONGS on Sunday, January 25, 2015 at
7:30 p.m. at Calvin Presbyterian Church, 248
Westmount Road East, Kitchener.
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.
• SUPERMARKET BLITZ on Saturday, February 7, 2015
from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. KW volunteers are needed at
select local grocery stores collecting spuds and
donations. Contact Dawn 519-742-8327 ext. 119 or
[email protected]
• COMMUNITY POTATO LUNCH on Friday, February
27, 2015 at 12 noon St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church,
Kitchener. Join us for this annual treat of delicious
potato dishes and our 5th Annual Soup Idol; free-will
offerings accepted.
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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.
The GALE-ELMIRA FREE STORE, featuring gently used
clothing for all ages, will be held on Saturday, January 24,
2015 from 12 Noon to 4:00 p.m. at Gale Presbyterian
Church, 10 Barnswallow Dirve, Elmira in the church
basement. Anyone who can benefit from this program,
along with their friends is invited to shop for free. For more
information contact the church at 519-669-2852 or Kees
Vandermey at 519-698-0300 or [email protected]
The Elmira District Ministerial Association invites you to a
HYMN SING, an evening of your favourite hymns and
gospel songs, on Sunday, January 25, 2015 from 7:00 p.m.
to 8:15 p.m. at Woodside Bible Fellowship, 200 Barnswallow
Drive, Elmira. Everyone welcome!
WOOLWICH TOWNSHIP SENIORS LUNCH CLUB - Join
us for a hot light lunch and fellowship with old and new
friends at the Woolwich Memorial Centre, 24 Snyder
Avenue, Elmira on Monday, January 26, 2015. Please
register by 10 a.m. on the Thursday morning before the
lunch. Cancellations are to be made by 2 p.m. the Friday
before the lunch. Lunch is served at 12 noon. The cost is
$6. Call Community Care Concepts at 519-664-1900 to
register.
The CANDLE-LIGHT PRAYER VIGIL is being held on
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Wednesday, January 28 , 2015 at 6:30 p.m. in front of
Kitchener City Hall (skating rink). Walk a short distance to
St. Mary’s Church (Duke St.) for Adoration of the Blessed
Sacrament at 7:00 p.m. followed by Benediction at 7:20 p.m.
Refreshments will be in the Parish Hall with the Speaker,
John DeBoer, writer and columnist will speak about violence
against women and abortion at 7:30 p.m. Followed by:
Perpetual Adoration 24 hours January 28th-29th, 2015 at
St. Teresa Parish Chapel, 44 Leonard St., Kitchener
beginning on Wednesday, January 28th at 9:00 p.m. and
ending on Thursday, January 29th, 2015 at 9:00 p.m. Call
510-746-5433 to sign up or email [email protected]
You are invited to the ST. LOUIS CATHOLIC WOMEN’S
LEAGUE ANNUAL CARD PARTY on January 28, 2015 at
7 p.m., 53 Allen St. East, Waterloo (enter off Willow Street).
Desserts and refreshments served. Door prizes. Admission
is $8.00. Bring your own cards.
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COME AND SEE WEEKEND on January 30 to February
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1 at St. Augustine’s Seminary in Toronto. This VOCATION
RETREAT provides an opportunity for men to spend time at
a place for formation for priests. Contact Fr. Wojciech
Kuzma, Director of Vocations and Priestly Formation, at
905-528-7988 or check out www.HamiltonVocations.com.
The next PRAYER VIGIL is Thursday, February 5, 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]
Pope Francis to attend World Meeting of Families in
Philadelphia – The Diocese of Hamilton is planning a trip to
the WORLD MEETING OF FAMILIES, departing
September 22, 2015 and returning September 28, 2015.
Both Bishop Crosby and Bishop Miehm will be attending.
The World Meeting is designed to be significant to people of
all ages at all stages of life. Every keynote address and
workshop will be based on the concepts of marriage, family
and relationship. This is a family event with workshop
streams for those 18 and older, 6 – 12 years and day care
for those 5 and younger. The first 100 people to register for
the Hamilton Diocesan trip will have both their registration
and transportation (by bus) paid by the Diocese, leaving only
the cost of hotel and food. For more information and to
register, please go to www.hamiltondiocese.com, or call
905-528-7988 ext. 2250 (Teresa Hartnett). "I believe that
this event has the power to transform, in deeply positive
ways, not just the Catholic Church, but our entire
community," stated Archbishop Charles Chaput of
Philadelphia.