WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 23RD—3:00 P.M.—INSTALLATION OF OUR NEW BISHOP
BISHOP ELIAS A. ZAIDAN
The Apostolatic Nuncio, Maronite Bishops from far and near, Eastern Bishops and Latin Bishops will be present to welcome our new Bishop.
Please make every effort to be here so we can join our Parish Community and our friends in welcoming Bishop Elias Zaidan. All are welcome and invited to the Cedars following the ceremony to greet the Bishop and to share in food and drink.
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 25TH—6:00 P.M.—MASS OF THANKSGIVING BY BISHOP SHAHEEN
Con-celebrated by Bishop Zaidan and visiting Bishops and Priests. Banquet invitations due to seating capacity in the Cedars Hall is open to those who responded to the invitation.
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 27TH—10:00 AM (ONE MASS ONLY)
This is the first official Mass of the New Bishop as he assumes the Office of Chief Shepherd of our Diocese.
Bishop Shaheen will Con-Celebrate with him as his final Liturgy as Bishop. Visiting Bishops and Priests will also Con-Celebrate.
Following the Liturgy, the Cedars Hall will be open for a complimentary brunch for all Parishioners and guests. We are looking forward to having everyone present. It should be a real community celebration.
Chorbishop Moussa Joseph—Our Rector, Msgr. Moussa has been granted the dignity of
Chorbishop by the Patriarch at the request of Bishop Shaheen.
The Ordination will take place sometime in January due to
the fact that we have so many activities from now to the end of
the year. All will be notified of the proper date.
Attention all 2013 high school graduates, NAM would like to give you a complimentary membership. Please send us your name by calling the office at 314-621-0056 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Due to the installation of our new Bishop, His Excellency Bishop Elias A. Zaidan, the Cedars Hall will be closed (no Wednesday lunch). We will re-open on Wednesday, October 30th at 11am—2 pm
FAITH & HERITAGE
Attention St. Raymond’s Parents: for children 5 years to 8th grade. Faith & Heritage Program began October 6th, 10 am in the Educational Center in the Cedars Hall (lower level). Even if your child is attending Catholic School, our Faith & Heritage Program provides your children with a deeper understanding of our faith, and exposes them to the Maronite Traditions. Registration forms are in the back of church. Please register your children. Its not too late to sign up!
SAVE THE DATE
Breakfast with Santa will be Sunday, December 8th this year! Tickets will go on sale November 17th. A mailing has been sent to you this week
We will celebrate the feast of St. Raymond on November 10th with Bishop Zaidan. There will only be one mass that day (10 A.M.) so we can come together as the family of St. Raymond’s. Following mass, everyone is invited to a brunch at The Cedars Hall.