Calendar of Events October18 World Mission Sunday Sunday, October 18, 2009 Sandwich Making for the Homeless On Thursday, October 22nd we will be making sandwiches for Seattle area homeless men. We will gather in the church narthex All Daily Masses are cancelled while starting at 10am - Many hands make light the work. For information call Can- Fr. Frank is away in the Holy Land. Daily dace Tapert (425) 788-4905. This is an Mass will resume on Monday, October 26. opportunity to live out the gospel and Saturday (10-24) - 4:00pm Reconciliation serve the poor. or by appointment RCIA Class Interested in becoming Catholic? Just want to learn more about the Catholic Church? The first phase of the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults is a period of inquiry. Those wishing to join the Church then enter into a period of preparation that lasts until Holy Week (Easter). Inquirers may also attend the preparation classes with absolutely no commitment to join the Church. For more information, please contact: Norm Bross at 425-821-7546 Norm.Bross@verizon.net or Janet in the parish office. October 19, 26 Adoration and Rosary Church 6-8pm October 22 Sandwich Making for the Homeless 10am Church Narthex ADORATION and ROSARY We are pleased to announce a few changes to the schedule for Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament. First Friday ~ November 6 Adoration will be from 9:30am-1:30pm Every Monday Adoration will be from 6:00pm8:00pm with the Rosary during Adoration at 7:30pm, sponsored by the Knights of Columbus. October 24 First Communion - Reconciliation Class 9-11am - Church October 25 Pancake Breakfast CANCELLED Generations of Faith Topic: Home for the Holidays 6:30-7:30pm Ministers for: Oct 24/25 Sacristans: 5pm– Gockels 9am–Muter 11am–Malinowski 5pm Sun-Lizotte EMs: 5pm–Norton, Quackenbush 9am–Duncan, Grabicki, Hockanadel, Himmelspach 11am–Feczko, Gross, Landmann, Sanders 5pm Sun-Park, Behling Lectors: 5pm–O’Connor 9am– Max Hochanadel 11am–Capell 5pm Sun-Campbell Altar Servers: 5pm-Caleb, Celine 9am-Luci 11am-Rowan, Amy, Fiona 5pm Sun-Need servers Brittany Park: Need You! Altar Cloths: Roman Generations of Faith ~ Home for the Holidays Sunday, October 25th Mass 5:00pm Pizza dinner 6:00pm Please bring either drink or dessert to share Presentation 6:30pm – 7:30pm Please bring pictures of loved ones for our Remembrance Table (All Saints Day – November 1st). Children please bring in something that has a special place in your heart (teddy bear, book, picture, etc). RSVP no later than Friday, October 23rd to email@example.com. or call the parish office. Help Support Our Military Men and Women. We will be accepting holiday gift donations of snack food (no pork products), beef jerky, individual drink mixes, paperback books, DVD’s, letters, cards, batteries, and puzzle books to send to our Military stationed in the War Zone. We will begin collecting items the weekend of October 31/1. Boxes, idea lists, and custom forms will also be available if you wish to make a whole box and mail it yourself. Each box will cost approximately $13 to mail, so we are looking for donations of money to help offset the mailing costs. Questions: Ryan and Hannah Hurey (Hannah@hurey.com 425-488-7167) World Mission Sunday Today, every Catholic community and parish throughout the world takes part in World Mission Sunday in a global effort to bring spiritual and material help to our brothers and sisters who are thirsting for the hope and love that comes through knowing Jesus. Today is very special; the whole Church unites in one great act of love for those parts of the world where the young Church needs our help, enabling it to grow strong and vibrant. Your kindness will help all missionaries across the world! October 2009 Collection Amount Weekly Date Received Budget * 10/4/09 10/11/09 10/18/09 10/25/09 Monthly Totals $10,945 $4,620 Faith Formation Over/(Short) $3,305 ($3,020) $0 $0 Sunday School November 8th and 22nd 10:00am– 11:00am $7,640 $7,640 Twenty-ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time Sunday, October 18 Is 53:10-11 Ps 33:4-5, 18-19, 20, 22 Heb 4:14-16 Mk 10:35-45 or 10:42-45 Monday, October 19 Memorial of St John de Brébeuf & St Isaac Jogues Rom 4:20-25 Luke 1:69-70, 71-72, 73-75 Lk 12:13-21 Tuesday, October 20 Rom 5:12, 15b, 17-19, 20b-21 Ps 40:7-8a, 8b-9, 10, 17 Lk 12:35-38 Wednesday, October 21 Rom 6:12-18 Ps 124:1b-3, 4-6, 7-8 Lk 12:39-48 Thursday, October 22 Rom 6:19-23 Ps 1:1-2, 3, 4 and 6 Lk 12:49-53 Friday, October 23 Rom 7:18-25a Ps 119:66, 68, 76, 77, 93, 94 Lk 12:54-59 Saturday, October 24 Rom 8:1-11 Ps 24:1b-2, 3-4ab, 5-6 Lk 13:1-9 Sunday, October 25 Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary Time Jer 31:7-9 Ps 126:1-2, 2-3, 4-5, 6 Heb 5:1-6 Mk 10:46-52 $15,565 $15,280 $93,590 Children’s Liturgy of the Word October 18th During the 9:00am & 11:00am Mass $285 $8,718 YTD Collections $102,308 YTD Budget Over/(Short) Edge/Life Teen October 18th, November 1st and 15th Sunday evening after Mass ~ Pizza at 6:15pm Class at 6:30pm – 8:00pm *This seasonal figure is adjusted monthly with considera‐ tion given to the number of weeks in the month and the prior year's giving history. High School Youth Convention Presents: “Louder Than Before” Catholic Youth 9th – 12th Grade Bellevue College Saturday, Nov. 7th – Sunday, Nov 8th Cost: $65.00 if received by October 23rd Scholarships/Registrations forms available by contacting Bob Phelan in the parish office. Each parish is encouraged to make a parish banner. Parent volunteers support would be appreciated Safe Environment Training “Called to Protect for Ministries” Location: Check Ride Classroom When: Sunday, November 15th Time: 12:30 P.M. – 3:30 P.M. Instructor: Sue Campbell Who must attend: All faith formation teachers/volunteers who have not already attended a Safe Environment Training class. Ushers Needed Ushers needed for all Masses. All men or women over 18 are welcome! If you are interested in helping out, please contact : Patrick Idro at IdroPatrick@yahoo.com for more details. Please bring a non-perishable food item to Mass with you next weekend. As a friendly reminder, please no fresh fruits or vegetables as they spoil too quickly. We have also been informed by the Food Bank that they no longer need egg cartons. Thank you to everyone who has donated these in the past! Respect Life Essay October is Respect Life Month. We are sponsoring a Respect Life Essay writing contest for all junior high/high school age students whose parents are registered members of Blessed Teresa Parish. Your essay must reach Bob Phelan by Sunday, November 1st, All Saints Day. The winning entries for both junior high and high school will receive $500. For additional rules and instructions, please contact Bob Phelan at the parish office. CALLING ALL 6-12 GRADERS FOR HALLOWEEN FUN Come help us with the Starlight Foundation annual Halloween event, Trick or Suite, on October 24 to provide Halloween fun to seriously ill children and their families. We are in need of people to help decorate a room at the Embassy Suites in Tukwila from 2-5 pm. Then from 5 -8 pm we will sponsor 1 activity and give away Halloween candy. Clean up will take place from 8-9 pm. If you are interested in helping out at any time or have Halloween decorations that we can use/keep on the 24th, contact Denise Kinsfather at 425-4243794 or firstname.lastname@example.org. If you are able, please bring bagged Halloween candy to church and deposit in the marked donation box by Thursday, October 22nd. Thank you!