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June 15, 2008
11th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Weekend Mass Intentions
Sunday,  June 15
    9:30 AM  For deceased members of the Lebel Family by the Lebel Family
Sunday,  June 22
    9:30 AM  Robert Gibbons by  Allen & Janey Maillott

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 ______________________________
Town ________________,NH Zip ________

Update on Parish Income

Weekend of June 8, 2008
St. Paul, Candia
Envelopes   $1435
Loose             393
Credit             340
Total             2168
  Last weekend envelope users contributed 81% of our income.
(Amount tithed for the poor and needy (2 weeks): $130.00)
     Thank You so much for your Generosity.

We Need Help with the Pews:  Over the past few months a parishioner has been working very diligently on the repairs of the pews.  His work is nearing its end and we are now ready to do some major cleaning of these pews.  We will need many hands as each pew will need some serious elbow grease.  The times that we can work on these are flexible.  We can go on Saturday morning if that would be convenient to more people.  We can also go during the week if your schedule is more amenable to weekday work.
    If you are able to help us in this capacity please let us know.  We will contact you for more details as soon as possible. We would like to be finished with this project in a month’s time.

Change of Schedule for the Summer

     Due to the fact that there is very low attendance at the 6:00 PM Mass on Saturdays during the summer, we will be canceling this Mass for the summer months.  Our last Saturday evening Mass will be on June 7th.   We will resume with our regular schedule after Labor Day.  The exact date will be announced toward the end of summer.

Wishing all Dads   a Happy
Fathers Day

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___________________________________
Please Check:  ______MasterCard ______Visa
                       ______Debit MasterCard _____Debit Visa
Card Number:___________________________________
How often do you want this transaction to occur?
____One time _____Weekly_____Bi-Weekly ______Monthly


Christian Formation News
Grades K – High School
      All children from grade K – 10 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 +    This program is designed for both parents and children.  Parents are asked to attend the sessions as they have the opportunity to refresh their memory on important matters of the faith . This year’s program for the Generations of Faith has come to an end as of April 13th.
                     Schedule of Classes

Question of the Week
11th Sunday in Ordinary Time  
(Sent out as disciples of Christ)
Reading I:
Exodus 19:2-6 (A Holy Nation)
Reading II:
Romans 5: 6-11 (Receiving Reconciliation)
Matthew 9: 36-10:8 (The Sending of the Twelve)

Question for Adults:  How does today’s Gospel reflect Jesus’ promise to be with us always?  One way that Jesus is with us is through his church.  The apostles that were sent out to the people for the purpose of healing and teaching , were the beginning of this church.  Through them Jesus would be able to continue his mission and ministry.  Through them he could be present for all time.  How does this apply to us in the 21st century?
Are we doing our share to continue Christ’s mission?  What are we doing in the respect?
Question for Children? How can I continue Jesus’ mission and ministry this week? Children are very capable of doing their fair share in Jesus’ mission and ministry.  Children are not blind to one another’s goodness.  Perhaps you would like to take a few minutes to talk about Jesus’ mission.  Think of ways that your particular child could take an active yet simple part in the ministry of the church.  Children love to be part of the activity.  This is a great way to get them involved in church affairs and helping them to feel “important” at the same time.

Why do Catholic Churches have a candle called a Sanctuary Lamp?   If you have visited several churches in your lifetime you have noticed that all Catholic churches have a large candle burning in the front of the church.  It is often encased and positioned in such a place that it is easily visible to the congregation.  Other Christian churches do not have these Sanctuary Lamps.  The purpose of these lamps are to signal the presence of the Blessed Sacrament (the consecrated host), in the Tabernacle.  Lit candles  symbolize the Light of Christ.  When we see a burning sanctuary candle we are reminded of the fact that Jesus is alive and present in our midst.  He is our Light and our Salvation.  His presence among us is real and constant.  He waits, always patiently, for us to come to him.

Community News 

Attention Crafters and Vendors
    Are you a crafter?  Do you know a crafter?  Are you an independent home based consultant who represents Pampered Chef, Tupperware, Mary Kay, etc.  We are now in the process of accepting reservations to reserve a table at our school Craft Fair. 
Reservations will be accepted on a first come first served basis.  So that we may offer a variety we will limit home business vendors, only one of each will be allowed.  In order to offer a variety of crafts we reserve the right o limit certain crafts.  Only handcrafted items will be allowed.  No flea market or wholesale items allowed.
    There will be an all day concession to sell food.
    Deadline for Application is September 1, 2008.  Table rentals are %50.00 for an 8 ft. table.  Do you have your own tables?  Please make checks payable to St. Anthony School
         148 Belmont St
          Manchester, NH 03103  Attn: Craft Fair

Food Pantry for June   This month our pantry shelves are in need of  Evaporated Milk,
Condiments (mustard, ketchup, mayo), jelly and instant dry milk. 
Thank you very much for all you do for those less fortunate.

Family Life Issues:
The following are quotes from Pope Benedict XVI on the issue of the Right to Life.
    Children truly are the family’s greatest treasure and most precious good.  Consequently, everyone must be helped to become aware of the intrinsic evil of the crime of abortion.  In attacking human life in its very first stages, it is also an aggression against society itself.  Politicians and legislators, therefore, as servants of the common good, are duty bound to defend the fundamental right of life, the fruit of God’s love.
    As far as the right to life is concerned, we must denounce its widespread violation in our society. . .Abortion and embryonic experimentation constitute a direct denial of that attitude of acceptance of others which is indispensable for establishing lasting relationships of peace.
    Even in the most difficult circumstances human freedom is capable of extraordinary acts of sacrifice and solidarity to welcome the life of a new human being

Retrouvaille. . .a Lifeline
    Rediscover a loving marriage with a Retrouvaille weekend.  If your marriage is tearing the two of you apart, if there is little or no meaningful communication, if you are considering separation or divorce, we believe Retrouvaille can help you. Look us up on the web at www.HelpOurMarriage.com or call 1-800-470-2230.  The next New England Retrouvaille marriage renewal weekend will be held on September 12-14, 2008.

Catholic Charities Appeal:     Once again we are turning to you in your generosity for those less fortunate.  The annual Catholic Charities appeal is now underway.  If you were not able to attend liturgy over the last two weeks and thus did not pick up an envelope and flyer, please do so this week.  The above can be found in the entrance of the church.  Please consider being a little more generous if at all possible this year.  Many people have lost their jobs and the need will be great.   Thank you so much in advance

The Children Need Your Help!
CASA of NH trains concerned citizens to advocate for abused and neglected children in the courts.  There are children waiting for someone to speak on their behalf.  Your common sense, commitment to children, and a contribution of 15 hours a month will help ensure a child grows up in a safe, permanent home.  To become a CASA/GAL volunteer and help the children in your community, please call 800/626-0622, or log onto www.casanh.org for more information.

A Look at Upcoming Events

Pilgrimage to Italy
    Fr. Marc Montminy, pastor of Ste. Marie and Sacred Heart Parishes in Manchester, NH is leading a pilgrimage to Italy on November 5-13, 2008.  The cost is $2599.00 per person from Boston. For a brochure please call Rita or Lew Goody at 1-800-322-4659.


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

Our sick parishioners and friends…
   Please pray for the following people: Marie Keenan, Frank and Greg Huard, 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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