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Readings for the Week of July 10 Is 55:10-11/Rom 8:18-23/Mt 13:1-23 Ex 1:8-14,22/Mt 10:34-11:1 Ex 2:1-15a/Mt 11:20-24 Ex 3:1-6,9-12/Mt 11:25-27 Ex 3:13-20/Mt 11:28-30 Ex 11:10-12:14/Mt 12:1-8 Ex 12:37-42/Mt 12:14-21 Wis 12:13,16-19/Rom 8:26-27/Mt 13:24-43
Saturday - July 9 - Weekday/St Augustine Zhao Rong & companions 5:00 p.m. Elizabeth & Gordon Mahoney (Betsy & Sally) Sunday - July 10 - Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time 7:30 a.m. Deceased members of the Noftz family (Bill Macrino) 9:00 a.m. Paul Kowalczyk (family) 11:00 a.m. Mass for all Parishioners Monday - July 11 - St. Benedict 7:00 a.m. Patti Beals (Darleen Wilkinson & Brandi Niedzielski) Tuesday - July 12 - Weekday 7:00 a.m. Rev. Daniel Krahe (Don & Mary Krahe) Wednesday - July 13 - Weekday/St. Henry 7:00 a.m. Mary Ann Achille (Biroscak & Palermo families) Thursday - July 14 - Blessed Kateri Tekakwitha 7:00 a.m. Michael Fredrychowski (Joe & Kay Zastawa) Friday - July 15 - St. Bonaventure 7:00 a.m. Adella Mialka (the Pregler family) Saturday - July 16 - Our Lady of Mount Carmel 5:00 p.m. Rick Williams (family) Sunday - July 17 - Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time 7:30 a.m. Mass for all Parishioners 9:00 a.m. Renee Lorei (the Pregler family) 11:00 a.m. Dan DiLuzio (Ray & Ann Graeca) The Santuary Lamp will burn in memory of the deceased members of the Brozewicz & Noftz families as requested by the family
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Monday -July 11 6:30 p.m. MCAA Board (Mpr) 7:30 p.m. Legion of Mary (Church) 7:30 p.m. MCAA Membership (Mpr) Wednesday - July 13 8:30 a.m. Church cleaning 9:00 p.m. Men’s Basketball (SH) Thursday - July 14 6:30 p.m. Folk Group practice (Church) 7:00 p.m. Echoes of Faith (L) 7:30 p.m. Knights of Columbus Assembly (Mpr) Saturday - July 16 4:00 p.m. Confessions
WEEKDAYS OF JULY 10 7:00 a.m. Tamara Carrier/Amanda Gryskevicz SATURDAY - JULY 16 5:00 p.m. Rosie/Michael Pregler SUNDAY - JULY 17 7:30 a.m. Kaitlyn Nicholson/Andrew Williams 9:00 a.m. Morgan Szoszorek/Makayla Davis 11:00 a.m. Brooklyn Vivier/Mykala Jenkins
REVEREND JOSEPH T. SCHEFFNER ENDOWMENT FUND Parishioners and friends are encouraged to remember their loved ones at the time of death or for any special occasion by contributing a memorial gift to the ENDOWMENT FUND. The Fund provides parish support and tuition assistance to parish children who attend Our Lady of Mount Carmel School. Brochures concerning the Fund and remittance envelopes are available in the back of the church. Tuition assistance from the inception of the Fund is $76,235.00. Contributions to the Fund since inception are $143,670.00.
SAVE THE DATE…. ….for the OLMC Parish/School/Alumni Picnic: Sunday, August 21, 1:00 - 5:00 p.m. at the Picnic Pavilion. 2011 FEATHER PARTY Yes, it is difficult to think about the Feather Party when we just enjoyed the Fourth of July holiday, but our Parish is in need of CHAIRPERSONS for the 2011 Feather Party. If you are interested in learning about how you can preserve this “must have” OLMC event, please call the rectory.
PLEASE REMEMBER....your parish during the summer months when many will be away for weekends or vacations. Our expenses don't take a vacation and we need your continued support. Thank you!
FIFTEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
SACRIFICIAL GIVING Last week's collection amount is not available. Please see next week's bulletin for that information. RELIGIOUS EDUCATION If you have a child who will be attending religious education classes this fall in grades K - Confirmation and have not registered them for the fall, please register them as soon as possible. We have ordered the workbooks and are preparing for fall classes to begin! If you are a catechist, Echoes of Faith classes are scheduled on Thursdays July 14, 21 and 28 from 7:00 until 9:00 p.m. in the Library of school. This is part of the catechist certification process. The next class is scheduled for August 9 and will be at St. Boniface on methods. If you have any questions, call me in the office @ 825-7609, ext. 15. Peace in Christ Jesus, Sue Berdis, Religious Education Leader TUITION SUNDAY Tuition Sunday collection will be held next Sunday, July 17 from 12:00 - 2:00 p.m. in the school lobby. All OLMC school families who’ve chosen Tuition Option #1 (payment in full by July 15) have this final opportunity to pay their tuition in full for the 2011/2012 school year. There will be a $100 late fee assessed to all tuition payments received after July 17. Please contact Lori Skarupski with any questions @ 825-9203.
2011 DIOCESAN ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION
JULY 10, 2011
RECENT BAPTISMS The following children have been baptized at Our Lady of Mount Carmel since January: Cole Ledano Vitelli, child of Michael and Kelly Kaylie Amber Clark, child of Mark and Rachel Hunter Alezander Crissman, child of James and Jessica Joseph Kent Clark, child of Joseph and Mindy Mallory Ann Hammill, child of James and Yvonne Liam Wright, child of William and Rebecca Asher James Hatfield, child of Chad and Leah CHILD PROTECTION AND CREATING SAFE ENVIRONMENTS Parents should consider having internet accounts in their name with parents having the primary screen name, controlling passwords and using blocking and/or filtering devices. Children should not complete a profile for a service provider and children’s screen names should be nondescript so as not to identify that the user is a child. To see what the Diocese of Erie is doing to keep children and youth safe, check out http://www.eriercd.org/ protectyouth.htm. OPENING DOORS TO FAITH Disability and Deaf Ministries support growth and promote inclusion of individuals with disabilities into the mainstream of the church. The ministry provides activities to enhance spirituality. They include days or evenings of prayer and liturgy which take place all around the diocese in the fall and spring, and overnight/ weekend retreats that are planned each summer. A retreat for Caregivers is sponsored twice each year. Your contribution to the CSA make the work of this ministry possible. MAKE TIME FOR YOUR MARRIAGE Summer is filled with festivals and picnics, weddings, anniversaries and family reunions, but what about time for your marriage? Plan now to renew and re-energize your relationship at Worldwide Marriage Encounter Weekend, August 26 - 28 at Olmsted Manor, Route 6, SE of Warren, Pa. Phone 823-4600 for more information of email email@example.com OUR LADY OF MERCY PARISH FESTIVAL …. ….is taking place today, Sunday, July 10 on the parish grounds on Bartlett and Dutton Roads in Harborcreek. Serving a Chicken BBQ dinner for $8.00 (dine in or take out). Raffles, chinese auction, children’s games, bingo, $1,000 grand prize, bake sale, funnel cakes, art show and more. Everyone is invited. A FAMILY PERSPECTIVE The stress and anxieties of family ties are like “thorns which choke off” any opportunity to reflect on God’s presence in our lives. Notice in today’s gospel Jesus “went out of the house” so He could connect with the people he loved. Grasp five minutes each day to appreciate the people you love.
A WORD OF WELCOME We welcome those of you who may be joining us for the first time, whether you are visiting from another parish or from out of town. We, as Catholics, throughout the world are united through our Faith. May you find your visit to Our Lady of Mount Carmel to be spiritually rewarding and may you feel the warmth of our hospitality.
Couples celebrating 25th, 50th or 60th wedding anniversaries are invited to attend the annual Diocesan Anniversary Celebration on Sunday, August 7, 2011 at Blessed Sacrament Church. To register for the event or to receive a scroll by mail, please contact the parish office or the Family Life Office at Catholic Charities @ 8241250. The reservation deadline is July 17. DAYS OF PRAYER… ...at the Carmelite Monastery, 510 E Gore Rd begin tomorrow, Monday, July 11 and continue through Saturday, July 15, The Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel. Rev. Ronald Cyktor will be the preacher, by popular request. PLEASE NOTE EARLIER MASS TIME each morning at 8:00 a.m. will be offered for the intentions of all making the DAYS OR PRAYER. Services each evening at 7:30 p.m. consist of Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament and Sermon. Fr. will be available for the Sacrament of Penance after morning and evening services, as well as afternoons upon request. There are NO SERVICES the evening of the Feast or Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Saturday, July 16. The Carmelite Nuns warmly invite all to pray with them during these grace-filled days. “MOTOR FOR THE MISSION” Mission of Friendship, our Diocesan Mission in Mexico, will hold its first annual road rally on July 23 starting at 9:00 a.m. at St Mark Center. Follow the clues, collect the points and vie for a prize! The cost is $15.00 per person, including lunch and a Tshirt. To register phone 824-1250 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Join the fun and support Mission of Friendship! Register now...limit 30 teams
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