191 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 MON TUE WED 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. 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. 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 th 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 th be held on Monday, January 19 to Friday January 1 DATE rd th 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. 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. 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 th 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. th COME AND SEE WEEKEND on January 30 to February st 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.
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