Pastor’s Corner Prayer Requests: Youth Ministry News Parish Library News
Stewardship Reflection We continue to pray for: Joyce CONECT Blessed are those who return Events & Activities
Carbone, Donna Pearce, Mary their books on time.
23rd Sunday In Ordinary Time St. James speaks to us (Catholic Outreaching Knights of Columbus
McCarles, Ray Bower, Margaret Somos, Network Evangelizing Amazing Grace for
today about hospitality. Executive meets second Tuesday of
September 6th, 2009 Elizabeth Senderek, Irene Ames, Mary Catholic Teens) *calling all Fathers by Jeff Cavins,
the month; general meeting held
To be a good steward of our Matthew Pinto, Mark and
Klein, Frank Larkin, Jeanette Lemieux, youth Gr 7 & older * fourth Tuesday of the month.
community means that we ensure all feel Patti Armstrong. Here you will discover
Readings for the Week Kay MacIntyre, Eileen Dwyer, Dominic Call Stan 604 538 8017.
welcome. The gift we encounter in each just how deep a father’s love is for his
Monday September 7th Runghen, Monserat Madrid, Harold All Youth:
person calls us to hold everyone in high children, particularly when he lives in Helpers of St. Anne
Colossians1:24-2:3, Luke6:6-11 Hayes, Darlene Spreeun, Mickalla As summer comes to an end and the
esteem. Christian hospitality is so much King’s Banquet Soup Kitchen
Tuesday September 8th Egan, Denis Placher, AdeleVileita, beginning of school has come and is strengthened by God’s Grace.
more than planned hospitality, like coffee Tuesdays, 4-6pm (15262 Pacific). Call
Romans8:28-30, Matthew1:1-16,18-23 Edmee Leal, Alexandra Laurent, C.O.N.E.C.T. Youth Ministry will be
Sundays and greeters. To live as a 604 538 2533.
Wednesday September 9th Shawna Little, Myrtle Page, Maureen taking a few weeks break until Sat.,
Disciple of Jesus is to enter into a daily Comfort Coats/Quilts 604.531.9357.
Colossians3:1-11, Luke6:20-26 Girard, Harold Donovan. Sept. 19th.
disposition of hospitality. Try practicing St. Elizabeth’s Circle
Thursday September 10th Please pray for the repose of the soul of Hope you have had a wonderful
the S.A.S. of hospitality at work, at home Meet the lst & 3rd Wednesday of the
Colossians3:12-17, Luke6:27-38 Elizabeth Healey, Christine McCartney summer and that the new school year
and especially in the church on Sunday. month, 1:30 at Good Shepherd. All
Friday September 11th Marilys Denis. goes well.
Smile - Acknowledge - Serve Learn of God’s marvelous plan of welcome.
Saturday September 12th Welcome! If you have any questions contact salvation history, and see how your faith Catholic Family Services
Pastor’s Volunteer Wish List - all Anatoliy Romanchuk. Devin at 604 612 4276 or email story fits into “His-story.” Confidential counseling services for
Liturgy Of The Hours: Week 3 opportunities are still available Peter & Carmen email@example.com Bible Study for Adults individuals, couples and families in
If you are looking for a place to volunteer Sturkenboom. The Bible Timeline, the Story of Salvation the Surrey/Langley area, with an
some of your time, have a look at the Adrian & Debra Matuk. office on site at Rosemary Heights
School and Adult Education Program from Genesis to Jesus, a DVD
openings listed below: presentation by Jeff Cavins will begin on Retreat Centre. Call 604 443 3220.
Start Dates Wed., Sept. 30th, the Feast of St. Jerome. Legion of Mary
1. Painting/restoring the statue of Our Star of the Sea School The afternoon class will run from Meet Thursdays at 5:30pm Good
Lady outside at Star of the Sea Church. Star of the Sea School opens on Tue., 1:00 - 2:30pm and the evening class from Shepherd. For information call
2. The Archdiocese has asked all parishes Knights of Columbus
Sept. 8th. 7:00 - 8:30pm at Good Shepherd Church. Luc Bondoc 604 535 6378.
to do an audit of their parish buildings The new Colombian year
Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults
The eight week study will continue until Charismatic Prayer Group
(Planned Maintenace Committee). opens with our first
Wed., Nov. 18th and begin again in Meets Wed. at 7:30 pm, Holy Cross
3. Our existing Finance Committee executive meeting on Tue., Sept. 8th at (RCIA) January 2010 for another eight weeks. Church call Jae 604 536 7860
Perpetual Adoration Chapel requires some consultants to work on 7:30pm. Bursaries are available for Inquiry Classes will be starting on This course will be followed in the Christian Silent Meditation
special projects for the parish. students advancing to higher education Thur., Sept. 10th, 7pm at Good
Jesus the Listener coming year by Matthew, then the Acts of Meet Tue. 7:30 pm at Crescent
4. Website manager for the parish by application at the church office. They Shepherd Church.
“Behold I come to make all things the Apostles. Beach, Holy Cross Church. Call Jean
website. should be submitted before Mon.,
new” Rev. 21:5
If you would like to volunteer for any of Oct. 12th for consideration. Parish Religious Education Program Paul 604 531 1387 or Louise
(PREP) Star of the Sea Parish Music 604 538 7020 or http://
them, please call the parish office
Make Jesus an important part of Ministry www.wccm.org
604 531 5739 and we will arrange to meet PREP classes will begin on Thur.,
your life by scheduling one hour New Bulletin It’s that time again when this Worldwide Marriage Encounter
with you. Sept. 17th from 6:15 - 7:30pm.
each week to personally adore Him. ministry starts its musical
Thank you to all our volunteers for their Advertisers Please call the parish office
Enriching marriages and families
continued support of our parish Please welcome pilgrimage for the upcoming liturgical accdording to God’s plan.
Will you consider one of the 604 531 5739 or the school year. In our parish we have the following
community. our new advertisers Call Dave and Liz 604 538 5347
following vacant hours: 604 531 6316 for more information. choral groups:
on the back of the www.wwmecanada.org.
bulletin and insert by your support: Good Shepherd Choir - sings 11am Mass,
Sunday, 11:00am - 12 noon Courage / Encourage
Brushworks King’s Banquet Soup Kitchen Good Shepherd. Rehearses before Mass
Wednesday, 3:00 - 4:00am Encourage is a ministry within
South Surrey Karate Summer donations of fresh fruit for on Sunday at 10:30am.
Friday, 6:00 - 7:00am Seniors Courage dedicated to the spiritual
Grandview health group ltd. cobler and purple prune plums Stella Maris Concert Choir - sings larger
Friday, 9:00 - 10:00pm “Pilgrim Pope”! needs of parents, siblings, childlren
Pete Carew Sutton Realty would be appreciated. liturgical feasts, special liturgies and
Saturday, 5:00 - 6:00am Pope John Paul II and other relatives / friends of
choral concerts. Rehearses Wednesdays
made his historic visit to Abbotsford and persons who have same-sex
Star of the Sea Parish Chicken BBQ - 7 - 9pm Good Shepherd starting Sept. 9th.
For more information please call: Vancouver 25 years ago on Sept. 18, 1984. Humour Corner attractions. For details of support
Irene Courville 604 536 6943 or In honour of the anniversary of Pope NEXT SUNDAY . . . A wise school teacher sent this note group meetings or for more info.
Shola Cantorum - girls choir Gr. 3-10.
Donna Sali 604 542 3070. John Paul’s visit, Fr. Galvon will be Get Your Tickets home on the first day of school: Sings at Sunday liturgies at Good
please call 604 916 6192 or
showing a video of the 1984 visit. Sun., Sept. 13th at the Star of “If you promise not to believe firstname.lastname@example.org.
Shepherd and joins in concerts with the
Join us Fri., Sept. 18th at Star of the Sea the Sea School playground. everything that your child says Stella Maris choir and special events in Domestic Abuse Service
Hall, after the 9am Mass for coffee, Catered BBQ chicken dinner picnic happens at school, I’ll promise not to the parish and community. Rehearses Help Line call 604 640 7549.
Rev. STANLEY GALVON muffin and the anniversary video style so bring your chairs and blankets. believe everything he says happens at Tuesdays 6:15 - 7:30pm Good Shepherd
Pastor (approximately 1 hour in length). No
need to sign up. Please call the parish
Tickets available until Wed., Sept. 9th.
($5 each or $15 per family).
home.” starting Sept. 15th. Audition required. Music Ministry
Rev. PAUL WANG CSJB We also welcome musicians proficient at
office 604 531 5739 if you have any Choir Rehearsal Schedule
Assistant Pastor Monday, Sept. 7th - Labor Day playing instruments such as violin and
questions. Everyone welcome. Children’s Choir: Tue. 6-7:30pm
Rev. CHERIYAN THOMAS The office will be closed on Monday for other string instruments, flute, guitar, etc.
Adult Choir: Wed 7-9pm
Assistant Pastor the Labor Day Holiday. Have a great Please contact Trudi Stammer, music
long weekend with your families. director for more info. 604 531 5739 or
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