(Shared by Marg D)

The Diocese of Montreal is offering a 5-week course, 'Meeting the Messiah:  Reading the Gospel of Mark.'  Available through Zoom, Tuesday nights 7 – 8:30pm. The cost is $80 if you register before October 15th.  For more information, click HERE.

This Sunday is a 3rd Sunday and Pam Bjornson, Chair of the Board of NCS (Nanoose Community Services) is coming to speak to us briefly about the amazing work they do from the rent free space St. Mary’s provides them.  

Bonfire this Friday Oct. 16 at 10am.  Ray, Don and Dale are doing a burning of our collected trimmings and branches etc. in the forest on our property. Any parishioners who would like to join would be a welcome addition.  The more the merrier!  

St. Francis Pet Memorial Garden news – our first communal burial service will be held Sunday, November 1st at 1pm. Please contact the office if you would like to attend.  

Please remember Sher and Michael in a special way this Saturday at 1:17pm as they make their wedding vows. Selinde will marry them in their home in Nanoose Bay.  

   This Sunday’s readings:   

Exodus 33:12-23                             
Psalm 99                       
1 Thess 1:1-10
Matthew 22:15-22