WHAT’S ON THIS WEEK? • 2nd Collection for Church Building Fund. • Daughters of St Paul Book Fair. • Mon 23 Oct 8pm RCIA: History of the Catholic Church. NEXT WEEK…. • Mon 30 Oct 8pm RCIA: The Institutional Church & the Four Marks of the Catholic Church. • Tues 31 Oct 8pm /Wed 1 Nov: Feast of All Saints – See Mass Schedule below. • Thurs 2 Nov: All Souls’ Day – Masses at 6.30am & 6.30pm. (Blessing & Sprinkling Rite of Columbarium after both Masses.) • Fri 3 Nov 8pm: Holy Hour.
ALL SAINTS’ DAY Day of Obligation Tuesday 31 Oct 8pm (No 6.30pm Mass) Wednesday 1 Nov 6.30am 6.00pm & 8.00pm There will be no Mass in Honour of St Joseph.
NOURISH YOUR FAITH WITH GOOD MEDIA The Daughters of St Paul will be visiting our parish next weekend with a variety of spiritual books and AV materials to help nourish your faith. As part of their fundraising efforts for a new convent, their bestselling liturgical dairy, "365 Days with the Lord 2018" with daily gospel readings and reflections, will also be available. At just $20, it is a wonderful Christmas gift that lasts all year.
CHURCH BUILDING FUND Up to end of August, we have collected $479,487.30. Your generosity is very much appreciated. Donate up to $2,500 towards the Church Building Fund and you can have your name or the names of your loved ones inscribed on the Donors’ Wall Plaque. Cheques are to be issued to ‘St Joseph’s Church Building Fund’.
COME, BEHOLD THE LORD, AND BE HEALED…
First Friday Holy Hour 3 Nov @ 8pm.
IS GOD CALLING YOU TO BE A CATECHIST?
WANTED: English Teachers St Joseph's Church Childcare Centre is looking for English Teachers: • with Diploma in Preschool Teaching, and • has at least 3 years of experience in early childhood setting. Interested applicants, please 67669200 Miss Lim from 9.30am to 4.30pm OR resume to: [email protected]
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AROUND THE ARCHDIOCESE ACCIRD INTERRELIGIOUS PANEL & DISCUSSION ON "DEATH" Tues 24 Oct @ 7.45pm Cathedral of the Good Shepherd, Annex Building Level 3. Speakers from various religious traditions will share about the meaning and significance of death as well as the attendant rituals and rites. Register name, parish/organization and
contact number by 23 Oct at [email protected]
rg.sg ACCIRD INTERRELIGIOUS Dialogue Learning Trip to Kong Meng San Phor Kark See Monastery, 88 Bright Hill Road on Sat 28 Oct, 10am-12pm. Visit will consist of: • tour and explanation of premises; • presentation and dialogue on basic tenets of Buddhism. Participants must attend a prior formation session on 26 Oct, 7.45pm-9.15pm at the Cathedral of the Good Shepherd, Annex Building Level 3 as preparation. Register name, parish/organization and contact number by 24 Oct at [email protected]
rg.sg MASS WITH PRAYERS FOR HEALING Sat 4 Nov 2pm Sts Peter and Paul Church. For enquiries, please [email protected]
com or 9747 2467 Organized by SACCRE and [email protected]
VERBUM DEI COMMUNITY Day of Recollection for young adults. Theme: You are willed,
loved and necessary Sat 4 Nov 9am-530pm Verbum Dei House, 4 Sommerville Road. Fee: $50 (incl. lunch, snacks, materials) Register [email protected]
o.com.sg or 62740251. Deadline: 28 Oct. PIETA FIRST MEMORIAL MASS FOR CHILDREN WHO HAVE DIED Parents, families and friends are welcome to attend and to celebrate the gift of their children who are now in heaven. Fri 10 Nov at 7pm at Good Shepherd Place Chapel Lorong 8, Toa Payoh CHOICE WEEKEND 24 - 26 Nov (Fri evening to Sun evening) Choice Retreat House, 47 Jurong West Street 42, Enquiries: Hillary 97900537 or Francesca 9710 9680 CATHOLIC THEOLOGICAL INSTITUTE OF SINGAPORE (CTIS) welcomes applications for the Certificate in Theology programme for Y2018 Semester One. Please download a copy of the Prospectus from CTIS website. Application forms are available at CTIS Office or you may
also download it from the website. Please join the Information Night on Fri 3 Nov from 7:30pm to 8:30pm to know more about CTIS and the programmes they offer. Closing date for all applications is Sat 2 Dec. Contact them for more information. CTIS, 55 Waterloo Street #05-04 Catholic Centre, Singapore 187954. Telephone: 6434-8000, Email: [email protected]
, Website: www.ctis.sg.
Need a listening ear to help you cope with the ups and downs of life? Trained Para-counsellors from Family Life Society are there to help you. For appointment 63820688 (Mon to Fri) from 9am to 5pm). CATHOLIC LAWYERS GUILD (CLG) PRO BONO MEDIATION
Resolve your disputes without going to Court. Service is free for eligible applicants. [email protected]
com OR 65164279/ 68017494.
ST JOSEPH’S CHURCH 620 Upper Bt Timah Road Singapore 678116 Tel: 67691666 www.stjoseph-bt.org.sg PRIESTS Fr Christopher Lee Parish Priest 67600052 Fr Peter Zhang Assistant Priest 67604636 Parish Administrator Yvonne Chen [email protected]
Parish Secretary Maggie Chia [email protected]
MASS SCHEDULE Weekend Sunset: 5.30pm Mandarin: 7.30am English: 9am/11am & 5.30pm Children’s Mass: 3rd Saturday Confessions 15mins before Mass Weekday Mon - Fri Saturday P Holidays
6.30am/pm 6.30am 8am only
ROSARY - Before all weekday masses. - Sat - 4.55pm in church. - Feasts of the BVM in church. - 13th Day of the Month & 1st Sat at the Garden after the Evening Mass. OTHERS: - Every Tuesday: Meditation. - Every Friday: Divine Mercy - First Wednesday: Mass in honour of St Joseph. - First Friday: Holy Hour at 8pm. - First Saturday: Garden Rosary. - Last Sunday: Blessing of expectant parents. COLUMBARIUM 6.30am - 9.30pm daily
Our Parish Community
October 22, 2017 Twenty-Ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time (A) Is 45: 4–6 1 Thes: 1: 1-5b Mt 22: 15–21