October 22, 2006
Sunday in Ordinary Time
Weekend Mass Intentions Saturday,October 21 6:00 PM For the
Sunday, October 22
9:30 AM For Julie Boisvert by Richard & Madeleine
28 6:00 PM For the
St.Paul Sunday, October 29
9:30 AM For Julie Boisvert by Richard
& Madeleine Bilodeau
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
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!
____ I want to support our parish on a regular basis. Please
add me to the envelope list.
Town ________________,NH Zip ________
on Parish Income
of October 15, 2006
St. Paul, Candia
Last weekend envelope users contributed 77% of our income.
(Amount tithed for the poor and needy: $126.38)
Thank You so much for your Generosity.
Trinity High School Open House and Admissions
Trinity High School will host an Open House for 8th
graders and their families on Wednesday, October, 25th from
7:00 to 9:00PM. You will have a chance to tour the school and
visit with our faulty, staff, students, parents and
administrators. Some great presentations await you as well!
Trinity High School “…it’s about values, it’s about program, it’s about
people. A great beginning to a great future!”
Our Admissions Exam for 8th graders is being held on
November 4th and November 18th from 8:30 to 11:30 am. The doors
open at 8:15 am. Pre-registration is required. You may do
so be downloading the Admissions Exam form from our website at www.trinity-hs.org and mailing it
to Trinity High School, Admissions Office, 581 Bridge Street,
Manchester, NH 03104, or by calling the Admissions Office at 668-1779
to register or with any questions you have. Please be sure to
indicate the exam date of your choice. See you on the 25th!!
Notice to All
Parishioners On Sunday, October 29, 2006,
there will be a
meeting for all parishioners immediately following the Mass. The purpose of
the meeting is to
discuss the possibility of expanding our small church.There are several reasons for this
consideration, one of which is the growth factor in this area of the
is important that there be as many parishioners as possible at this
it pertains to your church.If only a
small number of people attend the meeting we will have to go with the
assumption that those absent are Okay with the idea of going along with
whatever is decided.
National Priesthood Sunday
Here is an opportunity for your parish to express
its gratitude to their priests. Next weekend will be a good time
for us to show our pastor we appreciate him. Use your creativity… A
simple smile goes a long way.
We Need You!We
are in need of teachers for the grade levels mentioned above. If we
volunteers, we can limit the teaching times to an eight week period.This is wonderful for everyone. It
is only with the help of parents such as
yourselves that we are able to offer this very important ministry in
parish.If you think you would like to
shadow a veteran teacher, please see Lorette after Mass or call the
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 was held on Sunday, October 15, 2006. Our
next class is scheduled for November 12th.This
year, the classes will be held from 4:00 – 6:00 pm here at St. Paul’s.
Schedule (click here)
Question of the Week 29th Sunday in
53:10-11 (Life as an Offering)
Reading II: Hebrews
4: 14-16 (One Who is Like Us)
10: 35-45 (The Servant of All) Question
How am I tempted to use “power over” others rather than “service for”
Although this question may seem pretty straightforward, it might hold a
grain of truth that we are not always aware of. All too often we
use our “power” over others because we feel the need to maintain
control of our lives or over some situation. This is often an
unconscious reaction on our part. Another instance when we hold
“power” over others is when others simply allow us to do so.
What this week’s Gospel is telling us however, is
that we should be making more of an effort to be conscious of our
actions and reactions. We must try to use our energy to help or
guide or assist others, not simply force them to do our bidding or our
will. This is often very difficult. We all have many
instances when this is true. What would be
examples of times when this would be true for you? Question for Children?This
week, what is one way that I can be a servant of others, just as
Jesus wants me to be? Perhaps you would like to begin by
explaining to your children that the word servant in the Gospel does
not mean the same as the word means to us. The Gospel definition
refers to someone who is willing to help someone in need, whether that
means a parent, a friend, a neighbor etc. The need may be
physical but it could also be emotional or spiritual. Listening
to someone’s story or being an emotional support when someone is crying
fall into this category. Take some time to find other examples of
Teens Only. . .Why is so important to “serve”
others? First of all, serving others doesn’t mean what it
sounds like. It doesn’t mean you have to be their servant.
Service, according to the Bible simply means putting yourself at the
disposal of someone else who might need your help. There are
a variety of ways we can “help” others. Some ways a teens
can help others is by being a support to a friend, maybe by being
a good listener when someone is feeling down or alone. Or, you could
volunteer to help a classmate or younger child with school work they
don’t understand. Or you could visit an elderly person.
Look at Upcoming Events
Holiday Craft Fair On behalf of the Holy Angels
Holiday Fair Committee, YOU ARE invited to one of the area’s biggest
and best Fairs. . .We welcome back crafters: Maria Harvey, Alcira
& Miles Kane, Barbara Perreault, Deborah Jenkins & Susan Croke
to mention just a few. . .we have New crafters Barbara Crawford, Minrva
Rivers, &Lisa Cianciulli & other!! We have everything you
are looking for . . .plus our very famous Cookie Bar, not to mention
great food in our Two Kitchens . . .Yes, that’s right. . .TWO!! We have
two buildings filled with great items and each with it’s own
kitchen!! We have a FREE shuttle to take you between
buildings! We have Great Raffles . .Baskets…Food !!! FREE
ADMISSION. FREE PARKING….AND GREAT STUFF!! So Mark your Calendars When: Saturday, November 4, 2006
Where: Holy Angles Parish Center & Church
8 Atkinson Depot Road (121)
Plaistow, NH 03865
Time: 9:00 AM until 3:00 PM
Saint Jude’s Parish Country Christmas Fair Saturday, November 4, 2006
9 AM ‘til 5 PM at the Church Hall
435 Mammoth Road
Includes crafts, baked goods, lunch, cookie walk and raffles, rooms of
fun for Children
and CDs Available
If any of you are interested in listening to good
spiritual material, you are invited to check the vestibule of the
church for tapes and CDs that are available. The good news is that they
are FREE. The producers of this material do this as a ministry in
order that we are able to benefit from their work. We received
these from a generous parishioner who is willing to share her
findings. The topics include talks on the Sacraments, Conversion,
The Rosary etc. You may take any tape or CD you are interested
in. ou can keep it as long as you want to.
A retreat for men and women ages 18-39 who would
like to learn how to include God in their decision making.
Discernment is the art of prayerful decision-making and is vital for
today’s Catholics making life’s big choices. The retreat will be
held Nov. 3rd at 7pm to Nov. 4th at 7pm at Joseph House in
Manchester. The $25. fee is due with registration by October
27th. Contact Sr. Lorraine Aucoin, pm at 668-1791 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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
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
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.