FROM THE PULPIT-NOVEMBER 15

Sunday, November 15, 2015

 

AROUND THE PARISH . . .

 

YOUTH MINISTRY

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 582-0674/normastokes@stpaultheapostlespartanburg.org. Thank you!

 

UPCOMING EVENTS

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

1/12 Benediction—ARBYS

1/18 Ski Trip – Wolf Laurel

1/24 Ultimate Survivor

1/31  Church Tour and Scavenger Hunt

 

RCIA

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.

 

IMPORTANT DATES

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.

 

ADORATION CHAPEL

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.

 

BAPTISMS

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

 

PRAY FOR...

Ingrid Grana Underwood

Ryan Vandersommen

James Ray King

Margaret Wagner

Marguerite Tombs

Heidi Grace Johns

Norman & Lee Ann Pidgeon

Steven Thompson

Beth York

Mary Long

Lori Mahar

Orlando Santos

Margie Rotthoff

Steve Ware

Jean Blakeley

Connie Martin

Eleanor & James Mason

Ashley Nicole Murray

Rosemary East

Kathleen Monzi

Kathleen Webster

Alden Jacobus

Stephen Patrick Kelly

Millicent Cassou

Peggy O’Brian

John Sullivan

Mary Ellen Raffo

Mills Janulis

Dary Osorio Leon

Ken Klatte

Patrick Daniel

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                          

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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