PRAYER FOR FAMILIES

God, Our Father, loving and merciful, bring together and keep all families in perfect unity of love and mutual support.  Infuse in each member the spirit of understanding, forbearance, and affection for each other.

Keep quarrels, bitterness and pettiness far from them, and for their occasional failures instill forgiveness and peace.

May the mutual love and affection of parents be a source of loving obedience and discipline.  May their chastity and fidelity be an inspiration to their children.

Instill in children such self-respect that they may respect others, obey their parents and those in authority and grow in mature independence and the tender joys of friendship.

Make the mutual affection and respect of families a sign of Christian life here and hereafter, through Jesus Christ, our Lord and Savior.  AMEN

 

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FALL FAIR TICKET SWEEP

Tickets are now available on a Homemade Quilt valued at $350.00.  Tickets are $1.00 each and can be purchased at our Church before and after each Mass or at our Parish Office.  Thank you for your continued support in our fundraising efforts.

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GRAND IN YOUR HAND

Winner of Grand in your Hand for September month was Kris Reid & Anna Clancy.  Congratulations!

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BOOK FOR SALE

The book entitled “Soldier Priest in the Killing Fields of Europe” written by Gary Browne and Darrin McGrath is available at our office at a cost of $15.00.  This book tells the great history of Padre Nangle who was baptized at our parish in 1889, Parish Priest from 1914 to 1916 and Chaplain to the Newfoundland Regiment WWI.  The story board of his life history is acknowledged on the plaque located near the sacristy entrance of our Church.  In February 2016, Padre Nangle was named as National  Historic Person by the Government of Canada.

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BAPTISM PREPARATION CLASS

Baptism Preparation Class for October month will take place on October 26th at  7:00 pm at St. Patrick’s Church.  Baptism will take place on October 30th  at 11:00 am  mass.  Please drop by the Parish Office to complete registration form.

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DATES TO REMEMBER

FALL FAIR

Plans are already underway for our Annual Fall Fair celebrations – November 19th – 21st, 2016.  Further details during the coming month.  In the meantime, schedule this event in your Fall calendar.

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HOME CATECHESIS PROGRAM 2016-2017

 Participation in this program is essential for your child’s faith development, and preparation for the Sacraments of First Eucharist, Confirmation and Reconciliation.  The first year of the program will build your child’s knowledge of the Church as a whole, and how they belong to the Church community.  The following years will further develop their faith, while they also prepare to receive the Sacraments of initiation.  Candidates must be 6 years of age (on/before December 31st).  Registration will take place on 3 Sundays, Sept 18th, 25th and October 2nd following the 11:00 AM Mass.  Registration Fee:  $35.00 per child, proof of Baptism is required.  Sessions begin October 16th , 2016. Registration will take place at the time outlined above only.

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