AROUND THE PARISH . . .
Christmas trees and wreaths
The youth of the parish are selling Christmas trees and wreaths. This is a major fundraiser for Youth Ministry at Saint Paul the Apostle. When making plans to decorate for the upcoming Christmas season please remember that we can supply you with garland, wreaths and trees cut fresh in the North Carolina mountains and available for pick up or delivery on Saturday, November 28, 2015. Order forms are available in the parish office or call/email Norma Stokes at firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you!
11/18-22 National Catholic Youth Conference
11/28 Christmas Tree Distribution 9:00-noon
12/ 3 Young Teens ( Grades 6-8) 6:00 pm -8:00 pm
12/6 Catholic Jeopardy
12/12 Soup Kitchen
12/13 Movie Night and Elf’s Special Smorgasbord
12/18 Piedmont Deanery Christmas Dance 7:00 pm -10:00 pm
12/21 Christmas Caroling 10:00 am -1:00 pm (Grades 6-12)
1/10 CORE Group—12:30 pm -1:30 pm
1/10 Board Game Night 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
1/9 Soup Kitchen
1/18 Ski Trip – Wolf Laurel
1/24 Ultimate Survivor
1/31 Church Tour and Scavenger Hunt
Come and join us if you have questions about joining the Church. We would love to have the chance to meet you and have you join us on Monday evenings as we examine many of the Church teachings and as we prepare for Sacraments. Our topic for
Monday, November 16 is The Sacraments of Healing. George Wilson will be our presenter. The meeting will be in the conference room of the Parish Center at 7:00 pm. A nursery will be provided for small children.
SAINT PAUL INSTITUTE
Saint Paul Institute will begin meeting again on Wednesday, December 2, 2015 from 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm in the conference room of the Parish Center. The title of the next series is Keeping the Fire Alive. The Saint Paul Institute is an adult faith formation opportunity and all adults in the parish are invited to join us. Come and bring a friend. Refreshments will be served. There will be a nursery available for small children if requested. Please call 585-1858 in advance to request a spot in the nursery.
Friday, February 5, 2016—Sacrament of Confirmation
Saturday, February 6, 2016—Sacrament of First Reconciliation
Saturday, May 7, 2016—Sacrament of First Communion
EVENING OF RECOLECTION
Father Robert Brisson, a priest of the Prelature of Opus Dei, will visit Prince of Peace Catholic Church, 1209 Brushy Creek Rd., Taylors, SC 29687, on Thursday November 19th, for an evening of recollections. The Women’s Recollection will be from 4:00 pm -5:30 pm and the Men’s Recollection will be from 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm. An Evening of Recollection is similar to a short silent retreat. Its purpose is to help lay people sanctify their ordinary life in and through their work, family, and recreational activities.
ANGEL TREE GIVING
The Angel Tree is here this week-end. If you are interested in giving a gift to a child in need or to military personnel through The Blue Star Mothers, stop in the narthex after Mass this week-end and select a card with a description of items that are needed. Deadline to return the unwrapped gifts to the
parish office is Friday, Dec. 18th.
You are cordially invited to spend time with the King of Kings, Christ Our Lord. We need 148 more people to commit to 1 hour a week to keep our Lord company, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Call Bonnie 864-573-5867 or Donna 864-266-9772 to be part of a heartbeat of the parish.
ST. VINCENT de PAUL SOCIETY
Jesus, Our Risen Savior, sponsors the Society of St. Vincent DePaul in Spartanburg. If you have items to donate or need assistance, please call 864-279-0600.
St. Paul the Apostle Parish rejoices that Liam Michael Millwood, child of Matthew Dean Millwood & Jennifer Dowdell Millwood has come to new life in the Roman Catholic Church the Sacrament of Baptism, on Nov. 1, 2015.
St. Paul the Apostle Parish rejoices that Patrick Ernest Fox, child of Elisabeth Fox Johann has come to new life in the Roman Catholic Church the Sacrament of Baptism, on Nov. 1, 2015.
ACTIVE DUTY MILITARY
LCpl. Dylan Simpson, USMC
Pvt. Drake Needs, USA
Airman A1C Devin Needs, USAF
Seaman Darian Needs, USN
Airman 1st Class Imanol Ortega, USAF
Col. John Leong, USA
Cdr. Joseph Martin, USN
Cpl. Brandon Ray Pruitt, USMC
TSgt. Billyjoe Welling, USAF
Capt. C. S. Lavelle, USAF - ANG
MSgt. Tyler Loftis, Air Force-NCANG
Capt. Adam G. Farrar, USA
LTJG Micah Shute, USN
SSGT. Chad Michael Campbell. USA
PRAY FOR PRIESTS
Nov. 15th - Rev. Artur Przywara & Rev. James Dubrouillet
Nov. 16th - Rev. Timothy Lijewski
Nov. 17th - Rev. Adilso Coelho, CO & Rev. Edward McDevitt, CO
Nov. 18th - Rev. Melvin Avilla, CRM & Rev. Donald Abbott
Nov. 19th - Rev. Charles Donovan, CSSR & Rev. Michael Oenbrink
Nov. 20th - Rev. Frederick LaBrecque & Rev. Javier Heredia
Nov. 21st - Msgr. James Carter & Rev. David Whitman
Ingrid Grana Underwood
James Ray King
Heidi Grace Johns
Norman & Lee Ann Pidgeon
Eleanor & James Mason
Ashley Nicole Murray
Stephen Patrick Kelly
Mary Ellen Raffo
Dary Osorio Leon
and pray also for those in nursing homes, hospitals or home bound. If you would like a name to remain on the prayer list for more than three weeks, please contact the parish office. If you know of someone who is home-bound, in the hospital or a nursing home who would like to receive Holy Communion, please contact the parish office at 582-0674.
SAINTS and THOSE OF NOTE
Nov. 15th - St. Albert the Great; St. Leopold the Good
Nov. 16th - St. Margaret of Scotland; St. Gertrude, Virgin
Nov. 17th - St. Elizabeth of Hungary, Religious
Nov. 18th - The Dedication of the Basilicas of St. Peter & St. Paul, Apostles; St. Rose Philippine Duchesne, Virgin
Nov. 19th - St. Pontian
Nov. 20th - St. Felix of Valois; St. Bernward
Nov. 21st - Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary
MASS INTENTIONS FOR THE WEEK
Saturday, Nov. 14th
5:00 pm (PC) Marcia & Daniel Braunsky - 50th wedding anniv.
Sunday, Nov. 15th - Thirty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time
8:00 am (PC) +Leonard Clements
11:00 am (PC) Pro populo
Monday, Nov. 16th NO MASS
Tuesday, Nov. 17th
6:00 pm (HC) +Ruby Hedrick
Wednesday, Nov. 18th
8:00 am (HC) +James Crouch, Jr. - 1st anniv.
Thursday, Nov. 19th
8:00 am (HC) +Jakob Amann
Friday, Nov. 20th
8:00 am (HC) All departed souls
Saturday, Nov. 21st
5:00 pm (PC) +Robert Cook
Sunday, Nov. 22nd - Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe
8:00 am (PC) +Lulu DeSouza
11:00 am (PC) Pro populo
(HC) Historic Church
(PC) Parish Church