A REMINDER: It makes sense...”REDUCE SCENTS” for the benefit of those sensitive to fragrances, please reduce or eliminate your use of scented products before coming to church. SEEN AROUND THE PARISH: Another quiet week - things are waiting to happen when Fr. John gets back. Actually next week there are a number of meetings happening. Welcome back Father! STEWARDSHIP: Celebrating & Sharing God’s Gifts Moses told the people, “The Lord will raise up for you a prophet like me from among your own kinsmen.” God still provides among His people the gifts and talents necessary to continue the work of His Church. What gifts are yours to share? CATHOLIC ENGAGED ENCOUNTER:”A Wedding is a Day, a Marriage is Lifetime” this is a weekend for marriage preparation. Upcoming weekends are: Mar. 27-29, May 1-3, June 19-21 & Nov. 13-15. For more info call Kim & Vance Weber 306-689-2466 or go to www.ceewest.com My Generation Youth Rally invites all students in Grades 8-12 to come spend a high energy, funfilled, purpose-filled weekend exploring how God is calling you to make a difference in the world. Come “make a mess” with us! ( A GOOD kind of mess). Rally will be held March 21-22 at Archbishop M.C. O’Neill High School. Cost $50/person or $100/family. (Sponsorship available if needed). To register or get more information visit www.mygenrally.ca or call Michelle 306-352-1651 ext. 223. PARISH OF ST. CECILIA 5020 - 7th Avenue Regina, Saskatchewan S4T 0S1 Office Phone: (306) 545-4051 Office hours: Mon. & Fri.- 9:30 - 12 noon Tues. - Thurs: - 9:30 am - 5 p.m. Hall Phone: (306) 545-2266 Web Site: www.stcecregina.com E-mail: [email protected] Pastor: Rev. John Weckend Office: M. Stenhouse Caretaker: Merv Harrick FOURTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME Jan. 31/Feb 1, 2015 The gospels name the forces of hell in 2 ways. Sometimes they speak of the devil and at other times of satan. Are they one in the same, not really. But the root of both lies in the same thing ENVY. The devil divides us from God & each other. Satan on the other hand unites us together but through the grip of mob-hysteria, envy-induced hype. The devil & satan are real. Jesus preaches of coming together and He, himself, always drew his vision & energy from a deeper source, his Father’s will not through group-thinking and when he looked for guidance he lifted his eyes towards heaven, not towards the crowd. Monday Feb. 2 No Mass Malachi 3:1-4 or Heb 2:10-11,13b-18 /Lk 2:22-40 WORLD DAY FOR CONSECRATED LIFE Tuesday Feb. 3 Mass 7:00 p.m. Heb 12:1-4/Mk 5:21-43 RIP Camilia George from Agnel, Anita & Family Wednesday Feb. 4 School Mass 8:30 a.m. Heb 12:4-7,11-15/Mk 6:1-6 Mass at St. Francis RIP Joe Putzlocher from St. Cecilia CWL For all the latest news and information from the Archdiocese of Regina visit:http://archregina.sk.ca/ You will find up to the minute news stories from around the Archdiocese, as well as links to all kinds of information. If you don’t know where to look for what you want, just type it in the Search window and you should find it. Note the QR code link - if you have the free QR App on your phone, scan this & instantly be connected to the Archdiocesan Web page. ARE YOU NEW IN THE PARISH OR HAVE CHANGED ADDRESSES??? Welcome to St. Cecilia’s. Any questions or concerns - give us a call. Please complete the following form drop it off at the office or drop into the collection basket marked - Attention: Parish Office: NAME: _____________________________ ADDRESS: ___________________________ PHONE # ________________ POSTAL CODE: ____________ Thursday Feb. 5 Mass 8:30 a.m. Heb 12:18-19,21-24/Mk 6:7-13 Intentions of Betty Gabriel Friday Feb. 6 Mass 8:30 a.m. Heb 13:1-8/Mk 6:14-29 RIP Herta Holle from Tammy & Larry Fuchs & Family Saturday Feb. 7 Mass Heb 13:15-17,20-21/Mk 6:30-34 7:00 p.m. For the intentions of all parishioners Sunday Feb. 8 Mass 10:00 a.m. Job 7:1-4,6-7/1 Cor 9:16-19,22-23/Mk 1:29-39 For the intentions of all parishioners Reconciliation - By appointment -2- PARISH NEWS Social Justice Committee will again be hosting the BIRTHRIGHT SHOWER on Sun., Feb. 15 after Mass. Please come: join us & support Birthright. Refreshment & cookies will be served in the Hall. Prayer Group - meet Thursday evenings from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. enter at the Parish Centre Door. UPCOMING PARISH MEETINGS: Men’s Club Meeting - Monday, Feb. 1 at 7:00 p.m. in the Burns Rm. Finance Meeting - Wednesday, Feb. 3 at 7:00 p.m. in the Hogan Rm. C.W.L. NEWS Monthly Meeting - Tuesday, Feb. 3, 7:30 p.m., Hogan Rm. “The First International Day of Prayer and Awareness against Human Trafficking” will be celebrated in all dioceses and parishes in the world on February 8, 2015, the feast day of Josephine Bakhita, a Sudanese slave, freed, who became a Canossian nun, and was declared a Saint in 2000. EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: A PASTORAL CARE/VOLUNTEER COORDINATOR IS NEEDED FOR PIONEER VILLAGE Lorraine Fahlman has resigned as Chaplain for Pasqua Hospital and Linda Smuk from Pioneer Village has accepted the Pasqua posting. The Pastoral Care Coordinator position provides pastoral care services to the spiritual needs of the residents of Pioneer Village. To apply: forward a resume and expression of interest to B. Kowalchuk, Director of Pastoral Services, Archdiocese of Regina. Please include a letter of reference from your parish priest or parish administrator. Please call Bob at 352-1651 extension 236 for further details about this position. ARE YOU INTERESTED IN A WEBCAST COORDINATOR POSITION? This is either a part time or contract position to provide project support for live and/or recorded webcasting of events in the Archdiocese of Regina. Responsibilities: Administer webcast set-up, creation of Live-Stream events scheduling & training volunteers, provide information for bulletin announcements, webcast attendees & participants, troubleshoot basic technical issues, schedule equipment & facilities. For more info Contact: Bobbi Yanko Communications Coordinator, Archdiocese of Regina (306)352-1651 ext. 230. [email protected] Prayer in the Spirit of Taize At the Precious Blood Monastery Chapel, 2210-23th Ave. on the 3rd Mon. of each month from 7:30 - 8:30 p.m. You are most welcome to come and prayer with us for peace & reconciliation among all peoples & faiths. For more information about Taize Prayer see the diocesan website, or call Sr. Joyce Lorentz at 789-2595. -3First Eucharist/Confirmation Session is Thursday, Feb. 4 at 7:30 p.m. in the Church Hall. PRAYER FOR CHRISTIAN UNITY - this Sunday This Ecumenical service will be held at St. James the Apostle Anglican Church on Sunday, Feb. 1. Service at 4 p.m. followed by a potluck supper. The theme, “Give me a drink”. Everyone welcomed. UPCOMING EVENTS: Wednesdays to Feb. 11 - 12:30-12:50 p.m. - Music for a Winter Noon with Valerie Hall, Organ. This mini recital follows the noon Mass at Blessed Sacrament. Free Admission. Sun., Feb. 1 - Celebration for the Year of Consecrated Life - St. Anne’s Church - Eucharist at 10 a.m. followed by lunch. Each congregation present will be asked to give a short 1-2 min. explanation of their life in the Archdiocese. Plan to attend & celebrate the consecrated men & women and their dedicated presence in our Archdiocese. Mon., Feb. 9 - Mark Mallet, Canadian Singer, songwriter, Catholic speaker & author at 7 p.m., Resurrection Parish. Doors open 6:30 p.m. Free will offering see website www.markmallett.com Sat., Feb. 14 - St. Valentine’s Dance, Sturgis Community Hall, 7:30 p.m., $20/person includes lunch. Music by Andrew Meroniuk & the Boys. Hosted by St. Patrick’s Parish, Sturgis/Preeceville. For info: Sharon 306-548-4228. Sat., Feb. 14 - Valentine Dance at St. Joseph’s Parish, Balgonie, 7:30 to midnight. Music by Ken Runge and the Polka Pals. Tickets $15/person. Tickets: Ed 771-2670 or Ken 781-4755. Fri., Feb. 20 - Steve Bell award winning Christian recording artist performing at Holy Child Parish at 7 P.m. Tickets are $15 available at their parish office or Burns Hanley. Feb. 21 - St. Martin’s CWL - Bridge Tournament The cost is $25/team. Registration begins at 9:15 a.m. with coffee & muffins. Play begins 10 a.m. Phone Eileen 306-586-4261 or 306 3722 Feb. 20-22 - SEARCH for Christian Maturity Retreat - for those 15 yr. to young adults. Check out the website for more info and online registrations... www.archsearchsk.com . Mon., Feb. 23 - DivorceCare is a video seminar series at Resurrection Parish. Sessions at 7 p.m. If you miss a session, it can be picked-up later. For information/register call Deborah 306-789-2378 April 26-27 - Annual Regina Diocesan Catholic Women’s league Convention at St. Joseph’s Parish, Moose Jaw. Next executive meeting Jan. 31 (alternate date Feb. 7). Camp O’Neill is looking to fill the following positions: Camp Director - Camp Councilors - Camp Cook - Caretaker phone Our Lady of Victories Parish 306 745-3315 [email protected] or board members Arnold Pretracek 306 745-6212, Gerd Reese 306 896-2904 A set of vehicle keys were left on the front steps of the Church in December. Owner may claim them by identifying them.
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