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September 10, 2006
23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time

Weekend Mass Intentions

Saturday,  September 9
   6:00 PM  For the parishioners of St.Paul
Sunday,  September 10
   9:30 AM  For Juliette Boisvert by Gabrielle Moisan
Saturday,  September 16
 
   6:00 PM   For Leon Therrien by Therese Therrien
Sunday,  September 17
    9:30 AM  For the parishioners of St.Paul

Parish News and Notes

Parish office hours
    Our parish office is open Monday through Thursday from 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM. The Pastoral Associate is in most afternoons until 4:00 PM.  If you need to come in the PM please give us a call to make sure someone is here. Messages can always be left on the answering machine. 

Are you registered?
     Are you new to our parish?   If you are, please pick up a registration form in the vestibule of the church. Registration is very important.  Just drop it in the basket or mail it to our office.  Thanks!  We are always happy to receive new parishioners.  We welcome you and pray you will be happy here with us.

Please use church envelopes 
    Envelope users provide the bedrock of our financial support.  Please consider using them.  New packets of envelopes are mailed every three months. If you would like to receive some but you are not yet on the mailing list, please call Jeannine to give her your name and address. Thank you!

Envelope Request Form

____ I want to support our parish on a regular basis. Please add me to the envelope list.

Name ______________________________
Address___________________________
Town ________________,NH Zip ________

Update on Parish Income

Weekend of September 3, 2006
St. Paul, Candia
Envelopes   $1685
Loose             316
Credit             100
Total             2101.

  Last weekend envelope users contributed 90% of our income.
(Amount tithed for the poor and needy: $126.06)

     Thank You so much for your Generosity.
 


A Time for New Ministers of the Eucharist. . . Now that the summer months are coming to an end, we are ready to settle into a new year of parish activity.  The first and primary activity we want to focus on is ministries at Mass.  This includes new lectors, Eucharistic Ministers , Ushers, Altar Servers and Music Ministers.  All are necessary to provide the parish with a liturgy that is prayerful and dynamic.
 Some of you have given your names on the new registration forms.  We are taken them down and are happy to have you on board.  If there are some of you who neglected to sign up but are interested in serving the parish in this capacity, please let us know.  There will be a training for all new and experienced volunteers in early October.  We would love to have you.

The Altar Server video which has turned out to be in the form of a DVD is now ready for distribution.  If your child has expressed a desire to be an altar server, please pick up your training DVD tool.  It is short and packed with valuable tips and necessary information,and of course is totally visual.

Christian Formation News

Grades K – High School
    If you have children of age for Religious Education, please remember to pick up a registration form for Religious Education for the coming year.  All children from grade K – the end of Confirmation must register.  The registration does not roll over from one year to the next.  You can pick up a form in the back of the church or you can visit the parish office Monday – Thursday during office hours or give us a call at 483-8481 and ask us to mail you a form.  We would be happy to do this

Grades K- 3  Classes for children in these grades will resume on the weekend of September 16/17..   

Grades 4 – 10 +    Last year we initiated a new program for the children in these grade levels.  The classes are held once a month and the program is geared to the entire family. Parents are strongly urged to attend the sessions as there is an adult component to the program which helps them to deepen their knowledge of the faith as well as making it possible for them to compliment the practice of the faith in the home. Our first class will be on Sunday, October 15, 2006.  This year, the classes will be held from 4:00 – 6:00 pm here at St. Paul’s.  A full year’s schedule will be given to you on the first class day.  Please mark your calendars.


Question of the Week
23rd  Sunday in Ordinary Time
Theme:
(Reaching Out to All)
Reading:
Isaiah  35: 4-7 (Fear Not)
Reading II:
James 2: 1 - 5(Heirs of the Kingdom)
Gospel: 
Mark 7: 31-37 (Opening the Deaf Man’s Ears)

Question for Adults: Who in my family, among my friends or at work should I approach with kindness?  This question is fairly obvious to all.  It is simply asking us to be observant in our daily lives.  As followers of Christ we are asked to notice those around us who are in pain or in need of our love, our kindness, our compassion. 
    There are many types of needs so we must hone our skills in being able to observe or detect various types.  Many of us are very adept are noticing certain needs such as sadness or depression, especially when we are aware of recent loss in people’s families.  We are also fairly competent at noticing illness  when the symptoms are visible.
    Some of us are not as adept at realizing or perceiving needs when they pertain to people who are experts at hiding their needs.  This may happen to people who are suffering from terminal illness but they are “unable” to demonstrate “need”.  This type of situation is more delicate but all the more important. 
    Sometimes people need our kindness but they do not know where to seek such a precious commodity.  Their independent nature or their intellectual manner give the impression that they need no one.  This is very often false.  Everyone needs someone at one point in their lives or other. 
    A good rule of thumb is to use the eyes of our hearts when observing the people around us whether they by our spouse, our children, our neighbor or our co-workers.  Have a great week.


Question for Children?  How can I spread kindness to others?
    You might want to begin by discussing what the work kindness means for children of their age.  If they are very young and are having difficulty, you might want to take the time to brainstorm a list of ideas.  Help them to be more specific than simply saying they will share.  That is indeed one example but there is more to it and they can certainly absorb more if you spend some time helping them out.  Once they have a working list, help them to make the application with different people they know. 

Community News 

Respect For Life. . . 
We are pleased to announce that Julie Laughner has volunteered to be the coordinator and thus the diocesan liaison for our parish in the area of Respect for Life.  Julie has a great passion for this ministry.  She will be a tremendous asset to the parish.  Unfortunately, this is an area that the parish has not given sufficient attention to due to a need Julie is now ready to provide  She will be providing us with materials and information on the topic as time ensues.   Thank you so much Julie! 

A Parish Pictorial Directory
    This year, 2006, the parish is St. Paul is celebrating its 35th Anniversary.  With this in mind,  after much discussion, the Pastor and I along with the Pastoral Council have decided to have a new Pictorial Directory for the Parish.  Our last Directory was completed in 2001. 
    This year’s Directory will be developed by Olin Mills.  They are the Company that served us in 1998, 2 directories ago.  Many parishioners were very happy with Olin Mills so we opted to go with them rather than the company that served us in 2001. 
    There are many new families in the parish and those of you who were with us last time have had more children or they have gotten much older.  A good turnout would be a great way of bringing us all together and helping one another to get to know who we are and what we look like. Sign up dates begin on September 9th and 10th.  Mark you calendars.
  If you are unable to make the dates of October 19-21, you may be able to go to another nearby parish and you family photo will be sent to our directory.  You can also give us a photo of your own as long as you did not have it taken at another company such as Sears, Walmart etc.  You would need their permission to use a picture they photographed

Experienced Human Resources Generalist Sought. . .the Diocese of Manchester currently is seeking a human resources generalist with five years of human resources management experience and/or certification.  The  position would be responsible for administering human resources policies and procedures including staffing, payroll, compensation, and benefits programs.  The successful candidate must be detail oriented, flexible, and intuitive and have the ability to work independently and accurately in a fast-paced environment.  Salary commensurate with experience and includes a benefit package with health, dental, and vacation.  For immediate consideration, send cover letter and resume to:  Diane Murphy Quinlan, Chancellor, Diocese of Manchester, 153 Ash St., PO Box 310, Manchester, NH 03105.

A Look at Upcoming Events

Magdalen College is please to announce our fall semester 2006 Visitor Weekends for junior and senior high school students:  October 6-8, November 3-5, November 10-12, and December 1-3
Come and experience the benefits of a Catholic liberal arts education!  For more information all Scott Nelson, Admissions Counselor at 877-498-1723.


RCIA-(Christian Initiation for Adults).             The Catholic Community of St. Paul Parish wish to extend a special invitation to all who are interested in learning more about the process of becoming a Baptized member of our Church.  If you, or someone you know have been thinking about taking this step toward full Communion, do not hesitate to call the office at 483-8481 and ask to speak to Lorette about this process.  Whether you have already been baptized in another Christian Faith denomination or have never been baptized at all, the road is open to all.  If you are interested in knowing more about this spiritually enriching journey toward Catholicism, we would be happy to meet with you and answer any questions you may have.

Electronic Offering:
A few months ago the finance council recommended the implementation of electronic contributions for weekly contributions.
Our Parish is now able to take your offertory donations through Credit or Debit card.  If you wish to make you contribution in this manner,  go to our website home page and make your contribution on line.

CURRENT PRAYER REQUESTS

Please remember the following people and intentions in your daily prayers:

Our sick parishioners and friends…
   Please pray for the following people: ..Jude Rosenkrans, Stephen and Charlie Doucette, Betty Lintz, Cecile Gendron, Lori Aguilera, Kimberly Mirolo, Rita Sullivan, Kathy Gauthier, Roger Auger,  Jean Swindler, Roger Plante, Rita Matten, Joseph Gesel, Jacob Desrocher, Cindy Huard, Deborah McGovern, Ethel Thomas, Gordon Gladden and Carol Sheperd.
For peace in the world, especially in Iraq…
For those serving in the armed forces...
For families experiencing stress due to financial, emotional or relational problems
For our sister parish in Haiti...
For vocations to full-time ministry, especially the priesthood, the deaconate, religious life lay ministry...
For all victims of recent flooding in NH...

    If you would like to add a person or intention, please let us know. If people on the sick list are no longer in need of prayers, please let us know.

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