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This Week

Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary Time
10 26 2014
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Word From the Pastor

Dear Parishioners,

All Saints Day – Nov. 1

Saturday, November 1st is All Saints Day, but since it falls on a Saturday is not a Holy Day of Obligation this year. However, we encourage you to attend the regular Saturday 8:30 AM Mass to celebrate this beautiful feast day in honor of all God’s Saints in heaven. Saints of God, pray for us!

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Activities

  • Adoration
    Adoration, or Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament, runs from 9am to 9pm on Thursdays in the Chapel. All are welcome. Volunteers needed.
  • Intercessory Prayer Group
    Our Intercessory Prayer Group gathers after 8:30 Mass on weekdays and Saturdays. Prayers are for the Intentions of the Mission for the Love of God Worldwide and for the Archdiocese. Contact Belen Infante Annehed (954) 586-7151 with questions.
  • Religious Education Classes
    Religious Education Classes for Youth, CCD, is held Sunday mornings at 10:30. Contact the Office to register.
  • Scripture Study
    Our Scripture Study meets on Saturdays at noon, until 1:30. This year's program: "Enjoying the Old Testament."
  • RCIA
    RCIA, the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults, is open to all. Become Catholic, be Baptized, receive First Communion, and/or be Confirmed. Contact the Office.
  • Parish Choir
    The Parish Choir rehearses on Thursdays evenings at 6:00, and sings at the 11:00 Mass on Sundays. Contact Dave Rossow (561) 239-4376.
  • Bingo
    Bingo is played every Thursday night. Doors open at 5:30. Early Bird begins at 6:30. Regular Play starts at 7:00.
  • Busy Hands
    Busy Hands knits and crochets Thursday mornings from 9:30 to 12:30, creating lap robes for Wounded Warriors at Palm Beach Veterans Hospital for Christmas.
  • Food Bank
    Our local St. Vincent de Paul Food Bank is in need of non-perishable foods to serve the hungry. Bring items to the baskets in church.

Volunteers To Be A Lector, Eucharistic Minister, Usher, Or Altar Server Should Call The Office.

CARDINAL GIBBONS

Date : October 26th from 1:00 – 3:00
Locaton : 2900 NE 47th St. 33308
Phone : (954) 491-2900
Website : www.cghsfl.org

Annual Garage Sale

On November 29th & 30th
Your donations of knick-knacks, small appliances, linens, kitchen wares, silver, pictures, and jewelry will help make our sale profitable for our Parish. Be sure to check storage lockers and bins for hardlyused treasures.

Deposit items in the food baskets in the Church or leave them in the garage beneath the Church.

Call Joan Balogh : (954) 565-9935 for additional information.

Renew All Things in Christ Campaign

In anticipation of parish growth and needs all parishioners are invited to attend one of our upcoming campaign receptions. We ask everyone to respond with the provided reply card as soon as possible so we may prepare for your visit. With your help we will address topics ranging from spiritual development to air conditioning upgrades.

Please join us. We look forward to seeing you. Contact the office for more information.

Please Support Our Brick Garden

St. Pius X brick garden is a beautiful way to mark a special occasion or leave a lasting memory of a loved one. This time of year it would make a thoughtful gift.

For more information you may come to the church office or call Barbara Scerbo at (954) 563-3735.

Patriot Corner

We pray for the living and deceased members of our armed forces:

Living Troops:
  • David Auman
  • Brad Andre
  • Joseph Comely
  • Scott Knight, Jr.
  • Timothy and Patrick Donahue
  • James Rauch
  • William Demison
  • Scott Knight, Jr.
Deceased Troops:
  • Jonathan Schmidt
  • Donald Colburn
  • Robert Herlihy
  • Andrew Stevens
  • Kevin Kennedy

    Scripture Reflections

    First Reading (Ex 22:20-26).
    God tells the Israelites that there must be no discrimination against or exploitation of the weak members of their society.

    Second Reading (1 Thess 1:5-10).
    Paul encourages the Thessalonians by telling them that their exemplary lives have become known far and wide.

    Gospel (Mt 22:34-40).
    Jesus tells us that the whole of religion can be summed up in two commandments of love. By rabbinical count, ‘the Law’ consisted of some 613 commandments. The question as to which commandment was the greatest was one frequently discussed among rabbis. Jesus was asked to name one, but responded by naming two. That is because, for him, the second followed directly and necessarily from the first. Love of neighbor arises out of love of God. Both commandments are found in the Old Testament. What is new is not the fact that Jesus brought these two commandments together, but that he made them of equal importance.

    ABCD-The 2014 Archbishop's Charities and Development Drive


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    Readings for the Week of October 26, 2014

    Sunday 30th Sunday in Ordinary Time
    Ex 22:20-26; 1 Thes 1:5-10; Mt 22:34-40
    Monday

    Eph 4:32-5:8; Lk 13:10-17

    Tuesday Saints Simon & Jude, Apostles
    Eph 2:19-22; Lk 6:12-16
    Wednesday

    Eph 6:1-9; Lk 13:22-30

    Thursday

    Eph 6:10-20; Lk 13:31-35

    Friday

    Phil 1:1-11; Lk 14:1-6

    Saturday All Saints Day
    Rv 7:2-14; 1 Jn 3:1-3; Mt 5:1-12
    Sunday All Souls Day
    Wis 3:1-9; Rom 5:5-11; Jn 6:37-40