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Bulletin For October 26th, 2014
Sunday Liturgical Ministers Schedule
Waterford Ministers Schedule and Mass Schedule
West Oak Ministers Schedule and Mass Schedule
Del Manor Ministers Schedule

THIRTIETH  WEEK OF ORDINARY TIME
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Saint Simon and Saint Jude, apostles
Ephesians 2. 19-22; Luke 6. 12-19
9:00 a.m Mass with the Intention
            + Federico Guolo and deceased family members
7:00 p.m. Mass with the Intentions
            + Francesco Morgante
            + Rafaela Manalo
            + Christopher Watters
            Commissioning of School Council Members
                                               
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Ephesians 6. 1-9; Luke 13. 31-35
9:00 a.m.         Mass with the Intention
                        + Joseph Spilak
                        + Evelyn Man Son Hing
                       
Thursday, October 30, 2014
Ephesians 3. 13-21++; Luke 12. 49-53
9:00 a.m.               Morning Prayer
                       
 
Friday, October 31, 2014
Philippians 1. 1-11; Luke 14. 1-6
9:00 a.m.           Morning Prayer
                               
                                                                                          
Saturday,November 1, 2014
4:00 p.m. Sacrament of Reconciliation
5:00 p.m.  Eucharist
 
The Commemoration of the Faithful Departed
(All Souls’ Day)
Lamentations 3. 17-26; 1 Corinthians 15. 51-57; John 12. 23-26

IN OUR PARISH THIS WEEK.........
Monday October 27th
8:30 a.m. Rosary Apostolate
7:00 p.m. Bible Study
 
Tuesday October 28th
9:30 a.m.   Spanish Bible Study
7:30 p.m.   RCIA Meeting (St. Matthew room)
7:30 p.m.   Padre Pio Rehearsal  (Church)
                    
Wednesday, October 29th
8:00 a.m. Loyola Retreat (hall)
9:45 a.m.         Mothers Group
12:30 a.m.       Card playing (Saint Matthew room)
7:00 p.m          Knitters (Board room)
 
Thursday,  October 30th
8:00 a.m.  Loyola Retreat (hall)
9:00 a.m.  Music Program (St Matthew)
7:00 p.m.           Prayer and Life Workshop (St. Matthew)
7:30 p.m.         Grief Group (Board room )
7:30 p.m.         Choir Rehearsal (church)
                    
Friday, October 31st
7:30 p.m. Intercessory Prayer Group
 
Saturday, November 1st
3:00 p.m.  First Communion Parent Retreat (St. Joan  of  Arc School)

CWL Events
St. Matthew’s Catholic Women’s League would like to invite the ladies of the parish to “Catch the Fire”, an inspirational workshop for all Catholic women, ages 16 and up, that is spreading across Canada and promises to enlighten us with the sparks of renewed enthusiasm, spirit and faith.  Come and ‘Catch the Fire’ on Saturday, November 8th at the parish from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Morning coffee/tea and treats, as well as lunch will be available.  There is no cost for the program, treats and lunch.  It is for all Catholic women, not just members.  There will be a sign up after all Masses this weekend and November 2nd.

Young Adults Group
for those aged 18-35 will begin to meet again on Sunday, October 26th at 8:00 p.m.
We will be watching and discussing Fr. Robert Barron’s new series ‘The New Evangelization.”
 
Contact Fr. Dave for more information.
Dwalter@saintmatthew.ca
mailto:swhaley@saintmatthew.ca
 
All Souls Day Mass
Most Reverend Douglas Crosby, OMI, DD, Bishop of Hamilton, will offer the annual All Souls Day Mass at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Sunday, November 2nd at 2:00 p.m.  All are invited.  For more information, please call 1 800 661 5985 or visit www.thecatholiccemeteries.ca
 
High School Volunteer Hour Opportunity
Are you a high school teen looking for service hours while having fun and helping a child?  Big Brothers Big Sisters is looking for volunteers for its Homework Club program at St. Joseph School on Wednesdays and Mother Teresa School on Thursdays after school for 70 minutes. Help a child with homework, read together, play games, be a friend!  Commitment from mid-October to mid-May. University students/adults also needed for supervisor positions. Visit www.bbbshalton.ca for more info and email lindsay.becker@bigbrothersbigsisters.ca to reserve your spot now!
 
Winter Banquet
Following our 25th Anniversary Dinner and Dance, many of you enjoyed it so much that you have been asking for another event. So, we have decided to host a Winter Banquet.  It will be a dinner and dance at Le Dome Banquet Centre on Saturday, January 31st.  Tickets will be sold in the fall, but you may want to book it in your calendar now.
 
Angel Tree
Saint Vincent de Paul   will be setting up our Annual ‘Angel Tree’ the weekends of November 9th and 16th. You may take an angel and return it with the unwrapped item by the latest date of December 3rd, so the deliveries can be made the following day.
Your past generosity has helped make Christmas brighter for the many families in our parish community who are in need.
 
Book of Remembrance
The ‘Book of Remembering the Dead’ will be placed at the front of the church for the month of November.  This book is for parishioners who wish to add the names of your deceased loved ones.  We will pray for those who have gone before us marked with the sign of faith.
 
Adoration On Friday, November 7th, we will have our First Friday Adoration.  It will begin after the 9:00 a.m. morning Mass. And conclude at 8:00 p.m. with Benediction. Everyone is welcome to come for some quiet time of prayer before the Blessed Sacrament during the day.
 
Clergy Seminar
Each year the priests serving in the Diocese of Hamilton gather with our Bishops to reflect together on some issues of pastoral concern.
Please pray for our priests and bishops during this time.
 
Envelope Boxes for 2015
Over the next few weeks, the boxes of 2015 envelopes will be available in the Narthex in alphabetical order.

There will also be sign up sheets  for those wishing to obtain a box of envelopes.
Or , alternatively, automatic withdrawal request forms will be available as well.