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"His master said to him, ‘Well done, my good and faithful servant. Since you were faithful in small matters, I will give you great responsibilities. Come, share your master’s joy.’ "   Matthew 25:21

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IN MEMORIAM
Cluster 5

Michael David Noyes Mass 11-25
Marcel E. J. Babineau

We offer our prayers and condolences to the families and friends of all our faithful departed. May their souls rest in the peace of Our Lord Jesus Christ.


Diocese-wide job openings

Thrift Store open house & sale: Dec. 6

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112 Maine Ave, Millinocket, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The store has many Christmas items, and during the open house all Christmas decor will be half price. bag of groceries clipart There will also be a drawing for two separate $25 gift certificates to local grocery stores.

Money raised by the store helps to support St. Martin's Food Pantry. And we encourage our shoppers to bring and donate non-perishable food items to the food pantry. Thank you!


Dec. 1: Fr. Joel retires—welcome Fr. Bruce Siket

After over 40 years as a priest, Fr. Joel Cyr will retire this year. The parishioners of Christ the Divine Mercy and St. Benedict Parishes wish him a truly grace-filled retirement, with every heavenly blessing and joy, and thank him for the work he did while with us. BIO reprinted from the Lincoln News

Fr. Bruce M. Siket, our new pastor, is a Madison native who graduated from the University of Maine at Orono in 1976. He was ordained to the priesthood seven years ago on May 20, 2007.  Father, we warmly welcome you, and pray that our beloved Lord will give you great graces as you enter your new ministry with us.

Cluster Events

November 23:
Sunday, Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe
November 27:
Thanksgiving Holiday
November 30:
First Sunday of Advent
Advent

Middle & High School Youth Ministry - at St. Benedict's
December 6
Thrift Store Open House & Sale - St. Martin's, 10 - 3
December 13-14
Deadlines to drop-off gifts:
- Youth Ministry Shaw House Christmas Stocking Project
- Toys for Tots, St. Martin's
- Angel Tree, St. Martin's


Harvest Magazine cover, Nov-Dec 2014

Harvest Magazine

November - December 2014