NINETEENTH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST OCTOBER 4, 2015

5 10 2015

Thursday, October 8 – 9:00 AM
✞All deceased member of SS Peter & Paul Parish – Father Popyk Family

Saturday, October 10 – 4:00 PM
Petitions to the Mother of God
God’s Blessings and Good Health for all Parishioners

Sunday, October 11– 8:30AM
TWENTIETH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST
God’s Blessings and Good Health for all Parishioners
Petitions to the Mother of God

St. Thomas the Apostle
October 6th
Thomas the Apostle (called Didymus which means “the twin”) was one of the Twelve Apostles of Jesus Christ, according to the New Testament. He is informally called doubting Thomas because he doubted Jesus’ resurrection when first told, (in the Gospel of John), followed later by his confession of faith, “My Lord and my God”, on seeing Jesus’ wounded body.
Traditionally, he is said to have travelled outside the Roman Empire to preach the Gospel, travelling as far as India. According to tradition, the Apostle reached Muziris, India in AD 52 and baptized several people, founding what today are known as Saint Thomas Christians or Nasranis. After his death, the reputed relics of Saint Thomas the Apostle were enshrined as far as Mesopotamia in the 3rd century, and later moved to various places. In 1258, some of the relics were brought to Abruzzo in Ortona, Italy, where they have been held in the Church of Saint Thomas the Apostle. He is often regarded as the Patron Saint of India, and the name Thoma remains quite popular among Saint Thomas Christians of India.

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SANCTUARY LIGHT: The Sanctuary light is requested to burn this week October 3- 10 by Albert Piston in memory of Margaret Dombrowski.

THANKS: Our thanks to the few women who helped clean the church last week. If any of our parishioners would like to help with this project, please contact the office. The more help we have the easier it is for the few that contribute their time.

PRAY THE ROSARY: Before the weekend Divine Liturgy for the month of October the Rosary to the Blessed Mother will be recited. All Parishioners should please join in with the responses.

BELATED BIRTHDAY GREETINGS: Happy Belated 90th Birthday wishes are extended to Clara Patrylak. God’s blessing for many more happy, healthy years. Clara’s address is 5155 Hanover Drive, Wescosville, PA 18106-9450

WOMEM’S SOCIETY: The regular monthly meeting of the Parish Women’s Society will be held this coming Tuesday, October 6th instead of October 13th because of the Rummage Sale. Please members attend this meeting.

THE CHORALE: The Ekumen Chorale founded thirty years ago will perform sacred musical works in the authentic style of the composer, Verbytsky at SS Peter and Paul Ukrainian Catholic Church, Plymouth, PA on Sunday, November 1, 2015 at 3:00PM. Everyone welcome.

RUMMAGE SALE: The Rummage sale of the Women’s Society will be held this coming week – Friday, October 9 – 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM, Saturday, October 10 – 9:00AM to 1:00 PM and Sunday, October 12 – 1:00 to 3:00 PM. Come and visit the sale and enjoy a little shopping and good food. A bake sale will also be available and any parishioner who would like to donate a baked item, it will surely be appreciated.

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