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Bulletin For October 19th, 2014
Sunday Liturgical Ministers Schedule
Waterford Ministers Schedule and Mass Schedule
West Oak Ministers Schedule and Mass Schedule
Del Manor Ministers Schedule

TWENTY NINTH  WEEK OF ORDINARY TIME
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Ephesians 2. 12-22; Luke 12. 35-38
9:00 a.m Mass with the Intention
            + Francisco & Maria Gomes
7:00 p.m. Mass with the Intentions
            + Muriel Blomeley
            Intentions of Paul Anderson
            + Ina Rao
            Mass of Thanksgiving
                                               
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Ephesians 3. 1-12++; Luke 12. 39-48
9:00 a.m.         Mass with the Intention
                        + Marie Paule Curtis
                       
Thursday, October 23, 2014
Ephesians 3. 13-21++; Luke 12. 49-53
9:00 a.m.               Mass with the Intention
                        Intentions of Affee Yep
9:45 a.m.         Saint Mary School Mass
 
Friday, October 24, 2014
Ephesians 4. 1-6; Luke 12. 54-59
9:00 a.m.           Mass with the Intentions
                                + Charles Debono
                        + Alvita Maria Furtado
                        + Vasai Deda
                        + Gustavo Noblecilla
                                                                                          
Saturday, October 25, 2014
4:00 p.m. Sacrament of Reconciliation
5:00 p.m.  Eucharist
 
THIRTIETH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
Exodus 22. 21-27; 1Thessalonians 1.5c-10; Matthew 22. 34-40
 
Sunday Evening Mass will resume this Sunday October 19th at 7:00 p.m.
Children’s Liturgy will resume at the 9:00 and 10:30 a.m. Masses this Sunday, October 19th. This program is for children, ages 4-6 years old.
 
IN OUR PARISH THIS WEEK.........
 
Monday, October 20th
7:00 p.m. Bible Study
 
Tuesday, October 21st
9:30 a.m.   Spanish Bible Study
7:30 p.m.   RCIA Meeting (St. Matthew room)
7:30 p.m.   SVDP Meeting (Board room)
7:30 p.m. First Communion Parent Retreat Saint Mary School ( Church and Hall)
                       
Wednesday, October 22nd
9:45 a.m.         Mothers Group
12:30 a.m.       Card playing (Saint Matthew room)
7:30 p.m.         First Communion Parent Retreat Mother Teresa School (Church & Hall)
7:00 p.m          Knitters (Board room)
7:00 p.m.         CCAS Adoption Meeting (St. Matthew)
 
Thursday, October 23rd
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)
7:00 p.m.         Senior Home Volunteer Meeting (Hall)
                     
Friday, October 24th
7:00 p.m.  Marriage Preparation Course (basement)
7:30 p.m. Intercessory Prayer Group
 
Saturday, October 25th
9:30 a.m.  Marriage Preparation Course (basement)

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 October 26th and November 2nd.

“Grief Relief”
Has someone you cared about died? Are you grieving the loss of the person’s presence in your life? Are you wondering if these feelings are normal? You are not alone!  Grief Relief is a six week educational series dealing with grief     When: Thursdays, beginning October 16th Time 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.  Where: Saint Matthew room   Attend as many sessions as you wish. Everyone is welcome, regardless of how much time has passed since your loss. For further information, please contact Joanne Montague at (905) 825-0219 ext 26 or email jmontague@saintmatthew.ca.
 
Book & Media Fair with Pauline Books and Media
This weekend, the Daughters of St. Paul will be here before and after all the Masses beginning with the Saturday Vigil.  This is a great opportunity to get something inspirational to read, watch or listen to, for yourself, family and friends.  Please stop by to see what a great selection of Catholic books, music CDs and DVD movies are being offered from Sister’s Pauline Book & Media Centre on Dufferin Street. 
 
New Volunteers for Seniors Ministry Meeting Thursday, October 23rd at 7:00 pm in the parish hall. You are invited to learn more about becoming involved in either bringing communion to the Waterford or West Oak Village OR visiting seniors during the week.  For more information please email Shari at swhaley@saintmatthew.ca
 
Thursday Morning Music Classes for Babies, Toddlers and Preschoolers starting October 23rd
This new program is  for parents and caregivers to attend with their babies, toddlers or preschoolers.  Each half-hour class will be filled with music, movement and fun.  Catherine Osborne, cantor at the 9 am Mass, will lead the class.  The seven week session costs $70. 00 per child.  There are three class times to choose from, 9 am, 10 am or 11 am.  Please contact Catherine Osborne at 905 582-1652 or cate@osbornefamily.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.