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									                                      Twenty-eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time
                                                   October 14, 2012
                                                      The word of God is living and effective,
                                                       sharper than any two-edged sword.
                                                                         — Hebrews 4:12a



From the Padre’s Desk:
My Dear Friends:

        In today’s readings, we discover that material wealth alone does not keep us from discipleship. We will see that
 there are other gifts more important than material wealth, but even so, it is how we use our gifts that matters most.
        Today’s scriptures point to the value of the gifts of wisdom, trusting in God, and letting our actions reflect
 the love of God from within. It is not gold that causes us to fall, but rather the desire for gold above all other things.
 From the readings in Wisdom and Hebrews, we find the source of God’s gifts in our lives. Wisdom is more valuable
 than worldly possessions. In Hebrews, we are challenged to look at our own values and admit honestly what controls
 our lives.
In Christ
Fr. William
 FAITH FORMATION:                      Every Sunday at 11:00am
 ADORATION:                            Of the Blessed Sacrament Monday 5-7p.m.                                          BAPTISMS
 FIRST FRIDAY:                         November 2, 2012                                                     Every third Saturday of the month
 PRAYER GROUP:                         Thursdays at 10am after the mass                                                   at 11am
 CHOIR PRACTICE:                       Tuesdays at 7pm in the Price Building Chapel                                  Preparatory Class
 CENACLE:                              Saturdays at 9-10am in the church                                   Every second Saturday of the month
 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS:                  To be announced                                                                    at 11am
                                                                                                           To register and for more information
 PARISH COUNCIL:                       Wednesday, November 7, 7pm, Price Building
                                                                                                               please call the Parish Office
 FINANCE COMMITTEE:                    Wednesday, November 14 at 7pm, Price Building
 LITURGY COMMITTEE:                    To be announced

 To have a loved one remembered at a Mass (suggested donation is $10.00), to provide the Sanctuary Lamp that burns before the Blessed Sacrament
   (suggested offering is $35.00), or to provide the parish with altar breads and wine used at the Mass (suggested offering is $55.00), please call the
                                     Parish office 336-599-4122 or send an email to maryandedwardnc@yahoo.com


 Office Hours:                                                                If you need to speak with Fr. William please call the Office
                                                                               during office hours and make an appointment.
 Monday:           10:00am – 12:00pm                                          In case of an emergency, if a family member dies or is in the
 Tuesday:          10:00am – 12:00pm                                           hospital, please call the office. If the office is closed, please call
 Wednesday:        10:00am – 12:00pm                                           the Rectory and leave a message, Fr. William will return your
 Reconciliation Service: Saturday, 4:00-430pm                                  call as soon as possible.
 or with appointment.                                                         Office #: 336-599-4122 - Rectory #: 336- 599-6428



     Our Cathedral                                                                       PRAYER
                                                  Almighty Father, source of all holiness, through the resurrection of your Son,
  One Faith                              Jesus Christ, and the power of the Holy Spirit you have brought us together by your
         One People                      providential love in one faith, as one people.
                                                  Fill us now with your grace as we build our new Cathedral.
                                                  May it be a temple of true worship, where the faithful will become living
                                         stones; renewed through your Word, nourished with your Most Holy Eucharist and
                                         strengthened by your graces.
                                                 With our Mother Mary to guide us, may our prayers be endless, our work
                                         be tireless, and our giving, selfless; so that today, and in days to come, this new
                                         Cathedral we build, dedicated to the Most Holy Name of your Son, will reflect His
                                         Light and reveal His love, to all our Diocese and the Church throughout the world,
                                         for your greater honor and glory.
                                                 We ask this in the name of Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns
                                         forever and ever. AMEN.
                                         Blessed by the Most Holy Name of Jesus…BOTH NOW AND FOREVER
If you are new to the Parish! WELCOME! Please                              PLEASE PRAY FOR OUR PARISHIONERS
introduce yourself to Fr. William, fill out a registration           Regina and Michael Barbar, Elmer Chuba, Gary Clements,
card and return it to the Parish Office.                         Mariah Robinson, Martha Branch, Richard Dones, Betty Harrison,
                                                                   Richard Keziah, Beverly Larson, Lianne Martin, Linda Toth,
                 PLEASE PRAY FOR                                Mary Williamson, Gloria Wiener, Scott Varney, Teresita Ferrer Estoye,
Our Church, Pope Benedict, and all our leaders; pray             Katheleen Martel, Jack Poulsen, Carol McMullen, Wally Herendeen,
for the Holy Father’s intention that the importance of               Jim Reardon, Collin Blalock, Kim Parker, Inez Sobewski,
forgiveness and reconciliation between individuals and                Micholene Schumacher , Socorro Rigsby, Chris Armacost
peoples may be understood and that through her                            Brenda Capps, Janice McEntire and Joe DiBona
testimony the Church may spread Christ’s love, the                       Your word is a lamp to my feet, and a light to my path.
source of new humanity.                                                                    (Psalm 119:105)


                                    OUR PARISH NEWSwww.stmaryandedward.org
ROSARY NOVENA FOR LIFE AND LIBERTY: We invite all our parishioners to pray the rosary from October 14
through October 21, after each mass. It is our hope that this Rosary Novena for Life and Liberty will inspire Catholics
to learn more about our courageous forebears in the faith and even consider making a pilgrimage to one of the many
shrines and devotional sites throughout the United States.
BIBLE STUDY: We will be having a Bible study in Spanish every Friday at 7pm in the basement of the Rectory.
SECOND COLLECTION: The second collection for Saturday, October 13 and 14 is for the World Mission Collection.
In 1926 Pope Pius XI instituted Mission Sunday for the whole Church with the first worldwide Mission Sunday
collection taking place in October 1927. The Mission Sunday collection is always taken on the next to last Sunday during
the month of October. That day is celebrated in all the local Churches as the feast of catholicity and universal solidarity
so Christians the world over will recognize their common responsibility with regard to the evangelization of the world.
NEXT WEEKEND SECOND COLLECTION: Is for the Debt Reduction Collection.
SANCTUARY FLOWERS: If you are interested in bringing flowers for the Sanctuary, please sign your name on the
form that is at the back of the Church.
CATHEDRAL PROJECT: Why is the Cathedral important to the yuth of our Diocese? Jason Curtis, principal of
Cardinal Gibbons high School, shares his thoughts on www.holynamecathedralnc.org click on Press Room Videos
CATHOLIC CONVOCATION: SAVE THE DATE! The Diocese of Raleigh invites you to Catholic Convocation 2012
to be held Saturday, October 20, at St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Cary. The day-long event begins with Mass
celebrated by the Most Reverend Michael F. Burbidge, Bishop of Raleigh. The keynote address will be delivered by
Reverend Peter John Cameron, OP, editor of Magnificat magazine. Over 50 workshops will be offered throughout the
day. Catholic Convocation is open to all Catholics seeking to grow spiritually and gain new insights into our Catholic
faith. Additional information is available on the Diocesan website www.dioceseofraleigh.org
WHITE MASS: The annual White Mass will be celebrated on October 18, 2012, the Feast of St. Luke the Physician, at
Saint Peter Catholic Church in Greenville, North Carolina at 6:30 pm. This Mass is traditionally celebrated on this feast
by the Church throughout the world to pray for all those who dedicate their lives in service to the health of others. As
God continues to use health care professionals as human instruments of healing, all are invited to attend this annual
Mass, especially those who work as health care professionals and those who are students preparing to serve the health
care needs of those who will be entrusted to their care.
40 DAYS OF LIFE PRAYER: September 26th through November 4th. Vicar General Msgr. David Brockman will lead
us in prayer on October 29th at 8:00am. Please prayerfully consider volunteering for one or more hours in prayer
during the 40 days, and help spread the word to others about this important life saving effort. To get more information,
please contact fortydraleigh@aol.com. To sign up, please visit website at www.40days forlife.com/raleigh. All are
welcome.


READINGS FOR THE WEEK                                                                      WEEKLY OFFERING
Monday: Gal 4:22-24, 26-27, 31 — 5:1; Lk 11:29-32
Tuesday: Gal 5:1-6; Lk 11:37-41
                                                                                           Offertory:               $1,525.86
Wednesday: Gal 5:18-25; Lk 11:42-46
Thursday: 2 Tm 4:10-17b; Lk 10:1-9                                                         Debt Reduction:          $ 535.25
Friday: Eph 1:11-14; Lk 12:1-7
Saturday: Eph 1:15-23; Lk 12:8-12
Sunday: Is 53:10-11; Ps 33; Heb 4:14-16; Mk 10:35-45 [42-45]



                                                           SUPPORT OUR PARISH
    Thank you to the Hispanic                                                                        Thanks to all the parishioners
   Community for helping with                                                                         for their donations and for
     the set up every Sunday                                                                          their help during the game
                                                Every Friday at 6:30pm in the Price Building                 every Friday

								
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