Oct 1, 2012

October 1st Friday

Oct 5 Fri - First Friday Mass in the Problem Pregnancy Chapel, 495 Pleasant St., with Fr. Richard Jakubouskas, followed by all night Eucharistic Adoration. Scheduled Adorers 8:30 PM – Nina T. 9PM - Chris T. 10PM – Julie S - Paul T. 11PM - Eileen D, 12 AM midnight – Shawn 1AM – Jim R 2AM – Fran W 3AM – Jay G 4AM – Jay G. 5AM – Fred M - Bob D 6:00 - Mike & Chris 7AM – Kathy. All hours could use backup. Let me know if you cannot cover your hour. Please keep Fr. Gallagher in your prayers.
Oct 6 Sat 8am 1st Saturday Mass (on the Second Saturday of September), Problem Pregnancy chapel followed by Prayer Vigil Protest outside on the sidewalk in front of or across from Planned Parenthood, 472 Pleasant St. Worc
Oct 7 Sun 2-3:30pm WORCESTER LIFE CHAIN participants stand in solidarity as a witness to our community that abortion is wrong. Uniform signs will be available, on the back of each sign there are prayers and hymns. As renowned pro-life leader Ruth Pakaluk from Worcester wrote “Imagine how frustrating it must be for us to see women viewing their own offspring as adversaries to be destroyed, throwing away the priceless gift God has lavished upon them to love and by whom to be loved.”

Oct 8 Mon 7:15-8pm - Christ The King, St. Joseph Novena, Mondays through Nov 5. Short homily, novena prayers seeking the intercession of St. Joseph, conclude with Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament. This novena, in this its first year, is directed n a special way to the thousands of people who are seriously ill and those who die each year, and for all their caregivers. Also includes prayers that the citizens of Massachusetts turn down doctor-prescribed suicide at the polls this November. We should bring love, care, prayer, hope and proper pain management to family members, and not help them to end their lives through suicide

40 Days for Life Daily Public Peaceful Prayer Vigil across the street from Planned Parenthood, 470 Pleasant St., Worcester, MA 01609, 7:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m, continues until Nov 4.
Sign up at: www.40daysforlife.com/worcester or call Pauline Morris at 1-508-425-3087.

Oct 9 Tue 7-8:30pm “Living and Dying Well from a Catholic Perspective”, St. Luke the Evangelist Church, 1 Ruggles St., Westborough, MA - Speaker: Monsignor Peter Beaulieu
Life Decisions International, LDI coordinates boycotts and letter writing campaigns against Corporations that donate to Planned Parenthood, so far 281 Corporations have stopped funding Planned Parenthood to the tune of $41 Million. This week the LDI Pro-Life Letter writing campaign targets: Meredith – Mr. Stephen M. Lacy, Chrm., Pres., & CEO, Meredith Corp., 1716 Locust St., Des Moines, IA 50309-3023, 515-284-3000. They publish Ladies Home Journal, Better Homes & Gardens and Family Circle. Sample Letter

Oct 12 Fri 7pm Mass Family Institute Banquet, Newton Marriot, special guest Bill Bennett. RSVP Oct 13 Sat 10am Mass Fr. Adam Reid - A change in Celebrant only
Oct 13 Sat Noon St. Joan of Arc in Worcester, Public Square Rosary and consecration to the Immaculate Conception – on the 95th anniversary of the Miracle of the Sun at Fatima
Public Square Rosary Sturbridge Common. "Prayer is the best weapon we have; it is the key to God's heart. You must speak to Jesus not only with your lips, but with your heart. In fact on certain occasions you should only speak to Him with your heart" - Padre Pio

Oct 16 Tue 7-8:30pm “Should Doctors Prescribe Death? A Violent Solution to Human Suffering.” St. Luke the Evangelist, 1 Ruggles St., Westborough, MA - Panel includes John Howland, MD and New England Regional Director of the Catholic Medical Association, Henry Luthinis Boston-area attorney who serves as the acting president of the board of the Pro-Life Legal Defense Fund
Oct 18 Thu 11am 40 Days for Life Prayer vigil with Bishop McManus, to pray the rosary and divine mercy chaplet.
Oct 20 Sat 10am Mass Fr. Robert Grattaroti (changed from 8am)

Oct 24 Wed 1:30pm Anna Maria College hosts "Faith and the Public Square: Balancing Religious Beliefs and the Common Good" Symposium. Keynote by Mrs. Victoria Reggie Kennedy, followed by panel discussion with Fr. Richard Reidy vs. Congressman James McGovern

Oct 27 Sat 8:30am-3:30pm Dignity, Dangers, and Choices at the End of Life Conference, Hagan Center at Assumption College, Worcester. Speakers include: Bishop Robert McManus, Dr. William Toffler, Fr. Tad Pacholczyk, and Richard Doerflinger. brochure/registration form

Bill McCarthy is the Pro-Life State Rep candidate in the Worcester 14th/W.Boylston district. Time to throw out Pro-abortion, Pro-Same-Sex Marriage incumbent State Representative James O'Day (14th Worcester), a Planned Parenthood darling whom Pro-Lifers should work to defeat!

Brian O’Malley is the Pro-Life Pro-Traditional Marriage State Rep candidate in the Worcester 15th district who’s working to defeat the tax, spend and abort candidate from the Party of death. He could use help during the Columbus Day Parade, and every day until election.
Romney/Ryan signs, shirts, buttons etc…

Oct 30 Tues 7pm Voter Information Session, Fr. Stephen Gemme of St. Bernadette’s parish in Northborough will answer the question: Why should we value religious liberty?
Knights of Columbus, 17 Willow St., Westborough off E. Main St. across for Dunkin Donuts
Nov 2 Fri 4:30pm Mass and Eucharistic procession for 40 Days for Life, Blessed Sacrament Church followed by Eucharistic Adoration all night in the Problem Pregnancy Chapel.

Sean Beilat is running against Pro-abortion anti-marriage Joseph Patrick Kennedy III in the race to succeed Barney Frank.

Jay G.
Prayer Needs;

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