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September 2, 2007
22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time

Weekend Mass Intentions
Sunday,  September 2
    9:30 AM  For a Special Intention by Normand & Jeannine Fraser
Sunday,  September 9
    9:30 AM  For Julie Boisvert by Richard & Madeleine Bilodeau

    The use of envelops by parishioners attending Mass at St. Peter’s in Auburn this summer would be very much appreciated.  If you do not have envelops, simply use a regular envelop and label it for St. Paul’s or call the office and our secretary would be happy to send you some envelops.

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 August 26, 2007

St. Paul, Candia

Envelopes   $1196
Loose             367
Credit              90
Total             1653

  Last weekend envelope users contributed 78% of our income.
(Amount tithed for the poor and needy: $99.16)

     Thank You so much for your Generosity.
 


The 6:00 PM Mass. . .will resume on Saturday September 15, 2007.  Please spread the word.

“Called to Holiness, Called to Mission . . .What it Means to Be a Catholic in Today’s World” featuring the dynamic, internationally know speaker and founder of Renewal Ministries, Ralph Martin. 
    Ralph Martin is the Asst. Professor of Theology at Sacred Heart Major Seminary in the Archdiocese of Detroit as well as Visiting Professor of theology at FranciscanUniv. Of Steubenville.
      Sunday, Sept. 23 – 5 PM and 7 PM sessions
Supper provided at approximately 5:30 PM (pre-registration required for supper)
       St. Bernard Church – 161 Main St., Keene
     St. Margaret Mary Church 33 Arch St. Keene
Free will offering will be collected.  For more info or to register for supper on Sunday, call Joy Davis at 352-2861.

Earthquake in Peru. . .
    On behalf of the Catholic faithful in the US, Catholic Relief Services (CRS) staff in Peru are rushing to assist survivors of the country’s worst earthquake in more than 30 years.  Please pray for those affected by this terrible natural disaster and for those who are assisting them.  If you wish to make a donation to support this relief effort, you may do so as follows:
-    donate online at www.crs.org
-    donate via telephone at 1-877-HELP-CRS
-    mail a check to Catholic Relief Services,
-    P.O.Box 17090, Baltimore, MD 21203-7090

Electronic Offering:
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, simply fill in the following and return to our office. 
*****************************************
Name on Card___________________________________
Address________________________________________
Please Check:  ______MasterCard ______Visa
                       ______Debit MasterCard _____Debit Visa
Card Number:____________________________________
Expiration:_________________Amount:_______________
How often do you want this transaction to occur?
____One time _____Weekly_____Bi-Weekly ______Monthly

Signature:________________________________________
Email___________________________________________

Christian Formation News
Grades K – High School
      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  The children in grades K – 3 attend classes during the weekend liturgies.  We use a Lectionary Catechesis which is based on the Gospel of the week.  Kindergarten students are not obliged to attend regularly.  However, beginning with grade l, students must attend classes on a weekly basis as the program for 1st Communion is a two year program.  It is vital that students continue with their Christian Formation even after their 1st Communion. This year’s program will begin on September 15, 2007

Grades 4 – 10 +   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.  We will resume classes in September.

Question of the Week
22nd  Sunday of Ordinary Time  
Theme:
(Being a Humble Servant)
Reading 1:
Sirach 3: 17-20, 28-29 (Humble Yourself And find Favor)
Reading 2:
Hebrews 12: 18-19, 22-24 (Approaching Mount Zion)
Gospel:
Luke 14: 7-14 (Parable of the Wedding Banquet)

Question for Adults: What can I do this week to act with more humility and more reliance on God ?
    Humility simply means knowing what the source of our gifts and talents  really is.  The answer, of course, is God.  If we can admit that we have received our gifts and talents from a loving God we will be more apt to rely on his goodness in our lives.  If we somehow believe that we have created our own gifts and talents then we will have great difficulty thanking God.  

Question for the Teens:   Humility is not a virtue that is always popular with people.  Often that is because we do not understand it?  How do you understand Humility?  Do you think that it is important in our lives?       
    Very often people think that humility means putting ourselves down and not admitting our talents or our gifts.  This is completely FALSE!  What humility really means is that we see our gifts and talents for what they are.  They are wonderful.  However, instead of thinking that we have them because of some ingenious act of our own, we must realize that we have received these gifts and talents through the love of God.  We must remember to be grateful to God for everything we are and have.  This does not take anything away from us.  It is simply the reality of things.  For example we did not give ourselves our intelligence or our beauty or our sporting talents.  These were given to us in love by God.  And, all we have to do is to show our appreciation by thanking Him.  What gifts did God give you?
     
Question for Children?  How can I keep God first in my life this week?
      Help your child to understand that keeping God first simply means doing the right thing when it comes to being good to others, being honest, and giving God his fair share of time when it comes to prayer.

Community News 
Going to College?
    The following information may be of interest to parents and college bound students who are headed out to college in NH.  The Campus ministry office (Newman Center) can be a “home” away from home for students.  The Catholic campus minister provide opportunities for faith and fun.  Mass, bible study, service projects and trips, socials and support are some of the available services.
UNH – Durham:  St. Thomas More Catholic Ctr.
  Rev. Andrew W. Cryans, Dir. 603-868-5752.    
  andrewstm@comcast.net
Dartmouth College ( Aquinas House, Catholic   
  Student Ctr.  Rev. Michael McCormack, OP
  603-643-2154 ext. 11
  Michael.J.McCormack@Dartmouth.Edu
SNHU – Manchester:  Rev. Bruce Collard, Dir.    
  603-668-2211, ext. 2139,  b.collard@snhu.edu
St. Anselm College, Susan Babert, Dir. 603-641-
  7231, sgabert@anselm.edu
Rivier College, Mary Ellen McGuire, Dir. 603-
  897-8577, memcguire@rivier.edu
Plymouth State – Kathy Tardif, Cir.  603-535- 
  2673, kmtardif@plymouth.edu
Magdalen College, Warner: Rev. Felix C. Owino, 603-456-2656, fowino@magdalen.edu

Remember to Give Blood
    The community blood supply is everyone’s business.  The present shortage is critical.  Please consider making a donation at your local Red Cross.  Thank you in advance.

A Look at Upcoming Events

Jesus Quest. . .A Women’s Retreat

    The Sisters of the Presentation of Mary invite you to come delve into God’s Holy Word and allow God’s own Spirit to delve into your heart! 
Where:  Our Lady of Hope House of Prayer, 400
               Temple Rd. New Ipswich, NH
When:    Friday September 21st at 7pm until 
               Sunday September 23rd at 1 pm.
Who:      Women ages 18 and up
Cost:  $60.00 to $110 as able
To Register:  Send your name, address, tel. # and e-mail with a $25.00 deposit to
Sr. Lorraine Aucoin, pm
495 Mammoth Rd.,   Manchester, NH 03104
For info Contact Sr. Lorraine at srlorraine@yahoo.com

Book Study…True Devotion to Mary
    Please join us for this study of Mary, in order to make a “total” consecration to her Immaculate Heart.  The sessions will be held from September 12 to October 31, 8 Wednesday evenings at Ste. Marie’s Church’s Theatre Building – Room 203 from 7:00 – 9:00 PM.  For more information or to register please call Janet Caza at 623-7570.

The Srs. of the Precious Blood
700 Bridge St. Manchester, NH  03104
will host an Hour of Prayer for Vocations to the Consecrated Religious Life in their Chapel on Sept. 25, 2007 at 7 p.m.  Please join them in asking our Eucharistic Lord to stir up a great desire among our Catholic faithful to pursue vocations to religious life.

Crossroads
On Friday, September 7, at 6:30 p.m. join local men at the Joseph House on 279 Cartier Street, Manchester, for a monthly gathering called Crossroads.  If you are a single, young man who is searching to know God’s will in your life, come to Crossraods.  Contact Vocation Director at jjalbert@rcbm.org or call 669-3100 ext. 132.  To register, call Jude at ext. 153 or jchristopher@rcbm.org.

The RCIA Process (the Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults. . . is a process through which adults or older children become more familiar with the truths and theological teachings of the Catholic Church.  The program was developed for persons seeking full initiation in the church whether or not they may have been baptized in another Christian denomination.  If you of someone you know thinks or feels that it is the time to take this step, or is you would simply want more information before committing yourself, please contact Lorette at 483-8481 or see her after Sunday Mass.
                                          
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: Marie Keenan, Betty Lintz, Cecile Gendron, Lori Aguilera, Kimberly Mirolo, Rita Sullivan, Kathy Gauthier,  Jean Swindler, Roger Plante, Joseph Gesel, Jacob Desrocher, Cindy Huard, Deborah McGovern, Ethel Thomas, Gordon Gladden and Carol Sheperd.
For peace in the world, especially in the Middle East…
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...

    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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