November is the month consecrated for prayers for the Faithfully
Departed. Rosary & Prayers will take place every evening at 5:45PM.
All are welcome.
Altar Servers Practice: Monday, November 3rd, 2008 from
4:30 to 5:30PM.
Youth Group Meeting: Monday, November 3rd, 2008 from 7:30
Thank You: We would like to thank the Youth Group, the volunteers
and all those who donated so generously towards the Bake Sale held
at our Parish to raise funds for the Halloween Party. It was a great
success. Thank you all and may God bless you.
Special Thanks to the Youth Group, St. Anthony’s Maronite K of C
Council and all the volunteers for all their help organizing the
Halloween Party for the children of our Parish. May God bless you
and keep you safe.
Sts. Sarkis & Bakhos: Pictures of Sts. Sarkis & Bakhos are available
in our Church. Any donation is gratefully appreciated. All proceeds
go to Sts. Sarkis & Bakhos’ Church in Tourza, Lebanon.
Prayers at the Cemeteries: Today, November 2nd, we
celebrate All Souls Day. We will pray the Rite of Incense @
Evergreen Memorial Cemetery (Talbot St. West) @ 4PM and @ Erie
Memorial Gardens ((Erie St. South) @ 4:30PM. All are welcome to
Remembrance Day: On Tuesday, November 11th, we celebrate
Remembrance Day. At 11:00AM at the Royal Canadian Legion, Mr. Valère
Gaspard will present a wreath on behalf of St. Anthony’s Parish.
Please remember in your prayers the veterans who died to protect
Bingo Sessions: Thursday, November 13th, 2008 @ 12:00PM.
Knights of Columbus News:
Volleyball Night for the members of our council and their
wives/girlfriends. It is also open to men who signed cards during
our membership drive on Sunday. The games will start Monday,
November 3rd, 2008 at 6:30PM and every Monday after that
at the same time.
-Executive meeting: Tuesday, November 4th, 2008 at 7PM at
reminder to our community: Our 4th K of C Annual Banquet
will be held on January 31st, 2008. Tickets will be
available in the very near future.
Our deepest sympathies to the Sleiman Family for the loss of Silvia
Sleiman who passed away in Lebanon on October 24th, 2008.
The Memorial Mass is held for the rest of her soul today, Sunday,
November 2nd, 2008. May God rest her soul in peace and
grant consolation for her family and relatives.
All Souls, November 2nd
early Christians, like their pagan ancestors, remembered their dead
on certain days of the year.
present date for our yearly commemoration of the dead was
established in the tenth century. We remember the dead prayerfully
so that God will “strengthen our hope that all our departed brothers
and sisters will share in Christ’s resurrection.”
the words of Vatican Council II, “Fully conscious of the Mystical
Body of Jesus Christ, the Church on earth honours with great respect
the memory of the dead, and, because it is a holy and wholesome
thought to pray for the dead they may be freed from their sins (2
Mac. 12, 46), she offers her suffrages from them.”