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This page is an attempt to provide information of weekly and monthly announcements. Any changes in these events, as well as any meetings that don't appear here, can always be found in the Sunday Bulletin.

Or for more information on anything here, contact the church office
Monday - Friday, 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Phone: (901) 346-2380 • Fax: (901) 346-2385

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Please Pray for the Sick of the Parish

Eli Abel, Albert Albonetti, Carrie Anderson, Dixie Anderson, Ashley Arnold, Maria Antonia Ayala Perez, Andrea Baldwin, Howard Blankenship, Nancy Bloss, Jim Martin Boswell, Caleb Brannon, Meryl Broussard, Jr., Guillermo Campos, Jack Canizaro, Pete Lefty Carroll, Carmen Cervantes, John Cervetti, Karen & Marann Clapp, Janet & Scott Cook, Phillip Correro, Ed Jude Costello, Johnny Costello, Pat Bud Costello, Tommy Costello, Jim Cummings, Rebecca Ann Curtis, Tracy Dabler, Charisse Diffey, Steve Dorich, Cass Douglas, Lolly Douglas, Angela Ennis, Alice Facelli, William Farris, David Fields, Jenny Finney, Luis Dair Francisco, Bill Fuerst, Joe Fuerst, Steven Gage, Kevin Gallagher, Paul Giannini, Eddie Mack Gorman, Marguerite Gorman, Ted Green, Christina Sabin Hawkins, Jewel Holmes, Lolita Holmes, Mack Holmes, Yvonne Holmes, Michael Hooker, Jonathan Hoyle, Beth Pittman Hutton, Adele Kitambile, Bob Kolwyck, Abigail Marie Lally, Amber Lopez, Katie Lyons, Marian Lyons, Gloria McCarson, Mary McNally, Ernesto Medina, Carolyn Montgomery, Chris Mueser, Mamie Hack Nelson, Wilson Duck Nelson, Barbara & Brien, Greg Oltremari, Judy Owens, Eldredge Pegues, Fr. Chris Pelczar, Carolyn Pesce Keane, Joan Pesce, Louis Pesce, Phil Pierini, Keagan Provost, Dylan Quiñonez, Jimmy Raffanti, Maureen & Robert Raiteri, Kiley Reynolds, Gertrudes Rice, Billy Riley, Eddie Rylan Riley, Jimmy Alley & Mary Riley, Jose Sanchez, Steve Scalise, Vinaris Scott, Raven Short, Maureen Sieben, Lainey Smith, Jake Speltz, Rose Speltz, Erin Strong, Joy Strong, J. M. Swanson, Elizabeth Ann Tartt, Loretta Taylor, Dcn. Andrew Terry, Angela Terry, Joyce Terry, Fatima del Rosario Valadez, Pat Valle, Ernest Ventrini, Emilio Vigil, Gail Vigil, Jack Viglietti, Ellen Waldran, Virgie Watson, Catherine Whittington, Sheimara Williams, Adasia Zinselmeyer.

Queen of Heaven: Mary’s Battle for You

Queen of Heaven, Mary's Battle for You Queen of Heaven: Mary’s Battle for You, paints the epic narrative of Our Blessed Mother’s life. In this battle between the Angel who said No, and the Woman who said Yes, Mary intervenes again and again, at pivotal times in history, to draw her children back to her Son.
This exciting 8-part DVD series, hosted by acclaimed Catholic actor Leonardo Defilippis will be shown Sunday Oct. 22 (Parts 1-4) and Sunday, October 29 (Parts 5-8) from 2:00-4:30 p.m. in the St. Paul’s Parish Hall. For more info or to register (optional, but appreciated) please contact Marianne @ 979-571-6226 or gage.m.elizabeth@gmail.com.

All Souls Memorial Mass

Deacon Pat will blessOur annual All Souls Memorial Mass for those who have been buried from St. Paul in the past year will take place at 7:00 pm on Thursday, November 2. The Mass will be bilingual. There will be a memorial candle for each person who has died which their families will be able to take home. After Mass there will be a reception.

All Souls

All Souls Envelope You will find offering envelopes for All Souls Day so that you can send in the names of all the dead you wish to be remembered in the prayers of the parish during November. If you have a long list of names, please send them to the office on a sheet of paper. Please write legibly and put your phone number on the envelope/paper.
This year we will place a Book of the Names of the Dead on the Altar during the month of November with the names you submit. Please give us your list before October 22nd so that we can include them.

Golf Tournament

Golf Ball on tee St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church 3rd Annual Golf Tournament to benefit St. Paul School will be on Monday, November 27, 2017 at Wedge Wood Golf Course in Olive Branch. Hole in One wins a Lexus ES 350. $100 per person/4-person team. Lunch will be provided. Register at St. Paul office or call (9010 346-2380 or contact isabellarene4@aol.com.

Virgin of Guadalupe Dance Group

Virgin of Guadalupe Virgin of Guadalupe Dance Group practices (for the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe) on Saturdays in the Parish Hall (or outside if the Hall is in use) from 6:00 to :00 PM. We are inviting those who would like to join to call Roberto Garcia 901.489.1565.

40 Days for Life


40 Days for Life Logo The fall season for 40 Days for Life has begun and will run till November 5th.  This is your chance to get involved in a great ministry along with prayer and fasting for the unborn. Please contact Jim White at (901) 277-4078 or go to www.40daysforlife.com to sign up.

St. Paul Women’s Retreat

Many times before being taken captive, Jesus sought to comfort those with him concerning the days ahead. He was looking beyond the Passion to the fruit of his labor. This year's theme will focus on the sustaining gift of peace that passes human understanding. It is a gift that is not dependent on circumstances but on the promises of the Trinity itself. 
Join us for a weekend to renew and refresh as we celebrate the peace of God available to us all Retreats begin Friday evening with dinner at 6:30 and conclude with lunch on Sunday. Suggested offering:  $200 per single occupancy or $180 per double occupancy. Register online: www.olqpretreats.com or call 731-548-2500. Women of all parishes are welcome

Mother Cabrini

Mother Cabrini is in need of spaghetti sauce, crackers, canned fruit and canned meat. Please leave these and any donations in the wooden box in the atrium outside the southwest entrance.

Vocations

Priest and Nun “God chose us before the world began to be holy.” God has chosen each person in Christ for a particular vocation. If He may be calling you to be holy through a vocation to the priesthood or consecrated life, call Father Patrick Gallagher at (901) 323-3817 or write: VocationsDirector@vocations.cdom.org.

Lighthouse Audio CDs

We have an exciting new Evangelization ministry/opportunity here at St Paul parish, the Augustine Institute Kiosk.

In the vestibule of the church is a beautiful kiosk that holds a large variety of inspiring CDs. The CDs are audio recordings of inspiring talks on various topics of Catholic life to help build up your faith in God and give inspiration in your life.

You will hear the best speakers in the world, such as Bishop Robert Barron, Dr. Scott Hahn, Dr. Tim Gray, Dr. Edward Sri, Mother Teresa,, and many more.

Thousands of emails and letters from listeners say that these CDs helped them fall more in love with God and His Church. For example,
“This has renewed my love for the Mass and for Jesus!
“It is hard to express the spiritual impact this CD has had on me. I don’t believe I will ever celebrate the Eucharist the same way again!”
“This has brought me back to the Church! This CD helped me tremendously!”
“These CDs have given me the strength to face my weaknesses and remind me of the covenant I have with my Lord Jesus Christ.”

How many of us have family or friends who have left the Church? Most of us will have to raise our hands. If you were ask how many of us want them back home in the Church, we would all raise our hands again. The good news is that 53% of those who come back do so because someone in the Church gave them a CD or a book.

Purchase some CDs today to help you continue to grow in your faith, and help a loved one come home to the Church by passing some CDs onto them. We are all called to evangelize. There can be no easier or less expensive way than through these inspiring CDs.

Each CD is only $4.00 each and will help to maintain this ministry and enable us to continue to bring in new titles often (this is less than one-half of the retail price). Many are also in Spanish! The most important thing is to know Jesus Christ. These wonderful CDs will inspire you to fall in love more and more with Jesus and His Church.

Some of our current CDs include* (Click on each title for more information.) All Things are Possible for God
Comprendiendo
la Misa Explicada
Prayer: Gateway to the Spiritual Life
The Four Last Things
The Mass Explained
The Right Perspective
The Treasure of Our Soul: The Apostles’ Creed
Vatican II, Mercy, and You

To learn more about Lighthouse Media, visit the Augustine Institute website.
*Juast a sample and some may sell out.

Disaster Relief Efforts

Catholic Charities USA (CCUSA), the official domestic relief agency of the U.S. Catholic Church, needs your support to ensure the delivery of compassionate care and support to individuals affected by disasters. Our agencies provide essential support before, during and after disasters hit.

Text CCUSADISASTER to 71777 to donate using your smart phone or visit Catholic Charities USA (CCUSA) website to donate online.

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