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ST. JOSEPH’S ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH MOOSE JAW, SK CANADA Our Pastor: Assisting Priest: Rev. George Thattuparampil MST Rev. Yodel Cereno Address: 1064 3rd Ave. NW S6H 3T9 Deacon/Pastoral Assistant: Phone: 306-694-1944 Rev. Mr. Lamont Dyck Fax: 306-693-0650 Admin Assistant: Church Website: www.stjosephmj.com Doreen Wagner Email: st.josephmj@sasktel.net Caretaker: Archdiocese Website: www.archregina.sk.ca Martin Rossler 29th Sunday in Ordinary Time October 18, 2020 Weekly Liturgy Schedule Mass Intentions Priest Parish Activities Monday, Oct. 19 Tuesday, Oct. 20 @ 8:30 am Adoration @ 9:00 am Mass @ 9:30 am Novena of Our Lady Leonard Siroski - Repose Y Wednesday, Oct. 21 @ 9:00 am Mass Lorri Lampman - Repose G 7:15 pm CWL Meeting Thursday, Oct. 22 @ 9:00 am Mass Alice Tremblay - Repose Y Friday, Oct. 23 @ 9:00 am Mass Martin Moser - Repose G Saturday, Oct. 24 @ 5:00 pm Mass Lucienne Brier - Repose G 4:30-6:30 pm K of C Harvest Takeout Sunday, Oct. 25 @ 9:00 am Mass @ 11:00 am Mass Hodgeville @ 9:00 am Mass Coderre @ 11:00 am Mass 30th Sunday in Ordinary Time Wilfrid & Juliette Gagnon - Repose For the People G G Y Y 4:30-6:30 pm K of C Harvest Takeout Donations for October 10/11 were $3,119.30. Save paper, sign up for our electronic newsletter at: https://www.stjosephmj.com/ Join the St Joseph Parish Group on Facebook by going here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/216472126228947/?ref=sha Readings for October 25 : 30th Sunday in Ordinary Time 1st R 1st Rdg: Exodus 22: 21-27 Psalm: 18 2nd 2nd Rdg: 1 Thessalonians 1: 5c-10 Gospel: Matthew 22: 34-40

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St. Joseph’s CWL Virtual Bottle Drive: The CWL is registered with SARCAN for ongoing Drop & Go donations. The refund for the bottles dropped off will be sent to the CWL. It’s quick and easy to recycle your beverage containers in this way and support the CWL. ▪ Remove lids and separate your recycling at home by putting plastics, cartons and aluminum cans into bags and glass beverage containers into boxes (don’t forget to include your milk containers) ▪ Visit any SARCAN depot and look for Drop & Go. In Moose Jaw, it’s the entrance to the south of the building ▪ Type in the group phrase stjoescwl ▪ Follow the instructions on the screen to print labels for each bag/box. ▪ Label your order and go. You can donate to St. Joseph’s CWL at any SARCAN location in the province. If you would like to participate, but would prefer someone pick up your bottles from your home, please contact Rosalie Boots at (306) 690-1061 or email: cwlst.jmj@gmail.com. Knights of Columbus Council #1534 are hosting a TAKEOUT Harvest Supper When: Saturday, October 24 & Sunday, October 25. Cost: Adults $20.00 Children (12 & under) $10.00. Place: The pickup will take place from ST. JOSEPH PARISH HALL (enter at the N.E. basement door) Time: 4:30 – 6:30 pm each day. Please no early birds and as much as possible only one person enter for the pickup. The menu – Roast Beef with all the trimmings. Tickets will be on sale AFTER all Masses on Oct 17 & 18. Tickets also available from Marcel – 692-8458; Al – 692-7106; Dave Lyons – 313-0233; David Duncan – 692-8789; Parish office (weekdays) 694-1944. We thank you for your support. Archbishop’s Appeal – October 18, 2020 This year’s theme is “HOPE IN EVERY SEASON”. Our readings today invite us to examine closely what we have, where it has come from, and why it has been given to us. This year allows our Archbishop’s Appeal to become the vehicle for your own spiritual renewal as you offer your financial gifts to further the mission of Christ in the Archdiocese of Regina. St. Joseph’s goal for 2020 is $50,364.58. Bulletin Reflection – 29th Sunday in Ordinary Time A Isaiah 45:1,4-6|1Thess. 1:1-5a| Matt.22:15-21 We have been gifted with so much in our lives. Jobs, homes, family, friends, and all of the material trappings of our modern lifestyles. These things in and of themselves cannot bring us the fulfillment and purpose our hearts seek. Jesus tells us this week what really matters in all the gifts we are privileged to receive, is that we appropriately give what is due “to God what belongs to God.” For we all belong to God and all that we have belongs to God. It is only in “Giving to God what is God’s”, that we will find true happiness and fulfillment. Let your support of the Archbishop’s Appeal be a well-discerned and responsible act of sacrificial praise, service, and worship. [Source: Adapted from Appeal 2017 Parish Manual] Faith Study: Begins on Thursday, November 3rd. This year the Faith Study will be on Thursdays ONLY. Mornings at 9:30 am immediately following Mass and again in the evening at 7:00 pm in the parish hall. There can only be 30 people at each session. Please pre-register by calling the parish office 306-694-1944 or Therese Lyons at 306-693-6196.

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For the Love of Creation For the Love of Creation is hosting a Fall Forum every Monday evening this November on Zoom. Join us to learn more about our collective work for climate justice, engage with guest speakers, and take action for climate justice together online. Simultaneous translation will be available. Join us for one or more of the following sessions: Nov 2nd: Communicating Climate Change Nov 9th: Advocating for Climate Justice Nov 16th: Grieving, Healing, and Connecting with Creation (English Only) Nov 23rd: Creation Care: A Letter of the Faithful Nov 30th: Climate Action Now! To Register: http://bit.ly/flcforum2020 Questions? Email flc.pac@gmail.com For the Love of Creation brings together over 30 churches and faith-based organizations in Canada, including KAIROS, the Anglican Church of Canada, the Canadian Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers), the Canadian Religious Conference (Catholic religious orders), Citizens for Public Justice, Development and Peace – Caritas Canada, the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada, the Mennonite Central Committee, the Presbyterian Church in Canada, the Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund, and the United Church of Canada. Gathering God's Harvest - An Ecumenical Stewardship Webinar Series You are invited to join us for our fall ecumenical series on stewardship, Thursdays, Oct. 22 to Nov. 19 at 3pm and 7pm. •Oct. 22, Stewardship in the land of ‘Mammon’: How are we working for God? •Oct. 29, Money Talks: How to Preach Stewardship •Nov. 5, The Stewardship of Self-Care •Nov. 12, Practical Stewardship Tips for Your Congregation •Nov. 19, “Ordinary” People doing Extraordinary Things! Each webinar will be live on Zoom at 3pm with presentation, break-out rooms, and Q&A. The sessions will be repeated at 7pm with the recorded presentation, new break-out sessions, and Q&A. The series will also be posted on YouTube at https://bit.ly/3jFN1RU One registration works for all afternoon and evening sessions. Please register by emailing Nick Jesson at njesson@archregina.sk.ca If you registered for the Oct. 1 webinar, you do not need to register again. New registrants are welcome. Maximum 100 participants. Zoom software is available for free at www.zoom.us This series is organized in the spirit of the LAURC Covenant by the Anglican Diocese of Qu'Appelle, the Saskatchewan Synod of the ELCIC, and the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Regina. For more detailed information on the sessions please visit the event page at: https://archregina.sk.ca/calendar/ecumenical-and-interfaith-relations/2020-10-22/gathering-gods-harvest-ecumenical-0 Fall Campaign Workshop: Development and Peace’s Fall Campaign This Fall, Development and Peace joins the Catholic Church, our partners in the Global South, and the indigenous people in the Amazonia in the collective recovery from the ravaging Covid-19 pandemic. Please join us with D&P on Saturday November 7, 2020 at 10:00 am in a Zoom meeting to discuss the effects of Covid-19 on the most marginalised communities and how our partners are responding in Recovering Together. The link and telephone numbers to join the meeting are: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83668825284?pwd=V04zTnY5V2p0Y2NMR3VEYm8zMytUQT09 Meeting ID: 836 6882 5284 Passcode: 170342 One tap mobile +14388097799,,83668825284#,,,,,,0#,,170342# Canada +15873281099,,83668825284#,,,,,,0#,,170342# Canada