- Readings: Romans, 12: 9-21
- Gospel: Matthew, 25: 31-46 (English & Lebanese):
On the Seventh Sunday after the Holy Cross, and before we begin
a New Liturgical Year, we listen to the Gospel of the Last Judgment:
"When the Son of Man comes in his glory, and all the angels
with him, he will sit upon his glorious throne, and the nations
will be assembled before him
- We also hear the words of St. Paul to the Romans: "Love
one another with mutual affection
if your enemy is hungry,
feed him." All this week, we hear readings about service
and love. Did we know that we would be judged for love? and loving
our neighbor is loving the Lord?
Collection: $ 1,082.00
- Thank you for your continued support and generosity. May
God bless you and your families.
- Masses &Celebrations during the Week:
Sun. Oct. 28th
Isabelle Andary (40 Days Mem. Mass) (Family)
Shamma Nohra (1Year Mem. Mass) (Family)
Baptism: Assad Sarkis Boutros
Baptism: Nicholas Peter Vojvodin
Mon. Oct. 29th
Madem Youssef (Mr. & Mrs. Joe Youssef)
Alia Sarkis (Mr. & Mrs. Joe Youssef)
Adele Laba (Mr. & Mrs. Sarkis Obeid)
Tue. Oct. 30th
Boula Mikhail (Mr. & Mrs. Marco Haifa)
Louie Mikhail (Mr. & Mrs. Louie Raffoul)
Antonios Tannous (Mr. & Mrs. George Tannous)
Wed. Oct. 31st
Louie Iskandar Georges (Rose-Marie Brissette)
Haifa Elias (Mr. & Mrs. Tom Raffoul)
Thanksgiving Mass (Sam & Laura Tannous)
Thu. Nov. 1st
Blessed Sacrament exposition
Mother Mary's Prayers
St. Charbel's Prayers
Blessed Sacrament Adoration Hour
Claude Obeid (Antoune Obeid)
Fri. Nov. 2nd
Prayers at Erie Memorial Gardens
Intentions of all Deceased Parishioners specially those who passed
away during 2001
Sun. Nov. 4th
Youssef Tannous Obeid & Wife & Deceased children &
grandchildren (Marie Obeid)
Litfallah Hanna & Wife Barjoutte & Deceased family members
Baptism: Mikaila Nouhra
Association invites all the Christians to pray for each other.
This week we pray
St. Paul Lutheran Church
- We would like to welcome Father Elie back to his Parish.
May God bless him and give him strength and health to continue
his mission with zeal and enthusiasm.
Father Elie would like to thank everyone who called his mother
in Lebanon while recovering after surgery. Mrs. Zouein sends
her love and thanks for all the prayers and concerns. Fr. Elie
would like to thank all the Rev. Priests who celebrated the Mass
while he was gone specially Father Silvio Gasparotto. May God
bless you all.
All Souls: On Friday, November 2nd, 2001 we remember all
the faithful departed. The rite of incense will take place at
Evergreen Memorial Cemetery and Erie Memorial Gardens starting
at 10:00AM. If it is raining, the celebration will take place
inside the mausoleum or outside beside the Cross, it if it is
sunny. The Mass will be celebrated at 6:00PM in St. Anthony's
Parish for the intentions of all deceased parishioners specially
those who passed away during 2001. Everyday during the month
of November, which is consecrated for prayers for the faithful
departed, the Rosary and Litany will start at 8:45AM. Everyone
is welcome to attend.
Moving to a New House? Please let us know of any change
in your address. This will help keep our records accurate and
up to date. Thank you.
First Banns Between: James William Clark & Betty Faddoul
Please mark your calendars for our next Bingo
Session, which will be held at Leamington Bingo Country,
14 Mill St. East, on Monday, October 29, 2001 at 6:30PM and Sunday,
November 4th, 2001 at 12:30PM & 6:30PM & 9:30PM. Please
call Mrs. Gladys Tannous @ 326-8080 for more information.
Holly Berry Bazaar: St. Anne and St. Thomas Parishes are
holding their "Holly Berry Bazaar" at St. Anne's Centre,
20 Morrison Dr., St. Thomas on Saturday, November 17th from 9:00AM
to 1:00PM. Featuring: Draws, scrumptious home baking, crafts,
country store, Little World, fish pond, penny table, lunch, frozen
pies. A warm welcome is extended to everyone.
Prayer Walk: Full Gospel Tabernacle is planning a Prayer
Walk on Wednesday, October 31st, 2001 at 7:00PM. Gathering at
the Town Hall at 7:00PM to organize and send the people out to
pray for approximately a half and hour. Then they will regather
back at Town Hall around 7:45PM to have Corporate Prayer. All
are welcome. If you have any question, you may call Full Gospel
Tabernacle @ 322-2316.
Women of Zana: This book is written by Louise Maufette
- Leenders & Gloria Maigler. It is sponsored by Heart-Links,
a Peru - Canada project. It will be launched on Sunday, November
25, 2001 at 2:00PM, at Mount St. Joseph front entrance, 1486
Richmond St., London. (Parking off the Windermere Road entrance
only) Everyone is welcome.
Congratulations to Cameron Joseph & Taylor Marie Judith
Taouil who received the Sacraments of Baptism and Confirmation
in St. Anthony's Parish on Sunday, October 21st, 2001. May God
bless them both and give them a long and happy life with their
Our deepest sympathies to the Nasr Family on the loss of Taleb
Nasr who passed away in Lebanon on Saturday, October 20th,
2001. A Memorial Mass was held in St. Anthony's parish on Sunday,
October 21st, 2001. May God rest his soul in peace and grant
consolation for his family and relatives in Canada and Lebanon.
- All Saints
- The feast which has its beginnings in the Christian Churches
of the fifth and sixth centuries celebrates all those saints,
canonized or not, who enjoy the happiness of the of the kingdom
of heaven. Our relatives and friends, multitudes unknown "which
no one can number from all tribes and all peoples and tongues,"
stand before God's throne in joyful praise. They are remembered
this day. God's amazing grace has brought them home. The feast
of All Saints turns our eyes to that "great cloud of witnesses"
who are with God, yet still with us. We share in their love and
are inspired by their example. They attract us to journey to
the Kingdom of God.
- All Souls
The early Christians, like their pagan ancestors, remembered
their dead on certain days of the year. The present date for
our yearly commemoration of the dead was established in the tenth
century. We remember the dead with prayers so that God will "strengthen
our hope that all our departed brothers and sisters will share
in Christ's resurrection." In the words of the Mystical
Body of Jesus Christ, the Church of earth honors with great respect
the memory of the dead, and, because it is a holy and wholesome
thought to pray for the dead that they may be freed from their
sins 92 Mac. 12, 46), she offers her suffrages for them."
Lord God, Maker of all, Master of life and death, guard and gift
of our souls, receive those who go before us on the pilgrimage
of death; in due time receive us too when our days are done.