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May 6 Bulletin

May 6 Bulletin

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The St.

Dennis Council of Catholic Women presents

The Woman at the Well
with Speaker Ann Burdzinski

May 6, 2012 Fifth Sunday Of Easter
1214 Hamilton Street, Lockport, IL 60441
Phone— 815 838-2592 Fax— 815 838-2401 E-mail —church@saint-dennis.org Web - http://www.saint-dennis.org WORSHIP SCHEDULE
Saturday 4:30 pm Sunday 7:30 am, 9:15 am, 11:00 am Daily Monday thru Friday 7:15 am (Changes to daily Mass may occur. View page 2 for all changes.) Glory & Praise Tuesday 7:00 pm

May 19, 2012
5:30 pm to 11:30 pm St. Dennis Parish Center

Wednesday, May 9th at 6 pm in Narthex
Cost is $10, includes dinner & speaker

Our Mission Statement St. Dennis is a welcoming, Spirit-led, Catholic Community called to be disciples of Christ, servants of those in need and celebrators of God’s love.
Free bottle of wine for each table. Musical Entertainment Table top raffles, $100 Raffle and more! Advance ticket sales only. Seniors (55 & up) $15 54 & younger (must be 21) $20 Deadline for buying tickets is May 7th! Tickets can be purchased after all Masses in the Narthex or contact Jane Lagger at 815-838-9753 or janelagger@comcast.net

All women of St. Dennis and their guests are invited to an evening of friendship, spiritual growth and great food.
RSVP to the Parish Office at 838-2592 by May 7th.

Congratulations to those who will receive Reconciliation and First Communion
Anderson, Daniel Baez, Ariana Bentley, Cristi Bodin, Madison Burkhart, Madison Bush, Tatum Carpenter, Jack Cochonour, Emma Crosby, Andrew DeLeon, Nicole DeVito, Anthony Diamond, Phoebe Dick, Sydney Dick, Allison Dick, Grace DiGiovanni, Anelise Donohue, Daniel Ehrenhaft, Kyle Espino, Alejandro Eversole, Mackenzie Ewert, Ryan Faybik, Michael Forbes, Emma Foster, Nolan Frieri, Francesca Galloy, Kennedy Gannon, Brenna Gannon , Evan Garzon, Gael Gliwa, Grace Haas, Jacob Hasso, Michael Henderson, Audrey Keska, Norah Keska, Thomas Kesner-Barry, Lea Kielczynski, Brooke Kielczynski, John Kirchner, Michael Kois, Matthew Kube, Nora Kuffel, Jacqueline Leeney, Ashley Lewis, Gabriella Mackiewich, Kevin Majewski, Colin Margentina, Michael Mata, Lizette Maturin, Norah McEntee, Shane Merk, Matthew Michalek, Cheri Mladic, Joshua Morgan, Dylan Morgan, Emma Murtaugh, Shannon Musial, Amanda Nommensen, Dylan O'Connor, Mackenzie Pearce, Conor Perez, Ramon Pericak, Maxwell Pesavento, Christian Polk, Vincent Pollos, Michael Posego, Jacob Rodrigues, Sophia Sass, Joshua Schiek, Ronald Schmutzler, Dylan Sedlacek, Kaitlyn Sheely, Colleen Silzer, Cody Silzer, Cole Sulich, Danielle Tanquilut, Megan Thompson, Kyla Vilcek, Dylan

Dear Family, SACRAMENTS Congratulations to our young adults who will receive the Reconciliation: Sat. 3:30-4:15 pm or Appt. Baptism Sacrament of Confirmation by Bishop Daniel Conlon on th Please call 815 838-2592 ext.123 Tuesday, May 8 at 7 pm. I ask that you pray for all those to register and complete a receiving the Sacrament that the power of the Holy Spirit ―Baptismal Request‖ form. may descend and release supernatural gifts upon them. Marriage Please call 815 838-2592 ext.123 to May their faith be strengthened and may they have the Register, at least six months in advance. courage to live their faith in their daily lives. Please also pray for the 78 children who will receive the Sacrament of Parish Office Hours Reconciliation on Friday, May 11th which will be ministered by Fr. Thomson, 8:30 am — 4:00 pm Fr. Jim Lennon, and I. Following Reconciliation, our children will PASTORAL STAFF receive the most precious gift of the Eucharist on Saturday, May 12th at Pastor 10am, noon and 2 pm. I know many of the children are so excited to Rev. James Curtin receive Jesus for the first time as the sacred body and blood of our Lord. Associate Pastor Congratulations to all parents and families of those receiving these Rev. Thomson Panakal special sacraments. In the Lord’s Love, Fr. Jim Curtin
Pastoral Associates Deacon Rob Weierman Sr. Joanne Vallero, CSJ Jackie Bedore Music Director Patti Johnson

Congratulations to those who will be confirmed on May 8th
Albright, Rebecca Baez, Celene Barrett, Jacob Bedore, Hope Bollinger, Morgan Bruining, Hailey Cavalea, Roberta Chmielewski, Matthew Christensen, Kayleigh Clark, Kathryn Davidson, Carly Diamond, Joe Dick, Scott Fellers, Michelle Garcia, Justin Gauger, Bridget Grazioli, Nicole Griffin, Nathan Haas, Jessica Hanouw, Amy Hecker, Lindsey Junkiert, Patrycja Kaczmarek, Abby Kozubowski, Craig Kramer, Brooke Kramer, Braden Lagger, Emma Lopez, Chris Maty, Nick Maty, Olivia Maxwell, Madeline Mc Manus, Molly McGinnis, Brendan Mondrella, Dan Mondrella, Nick Oesterreich, Luke Pattison, Mike Perry, Ryan Peterson, Haley Plebanek, Bethany Pytlewski, Morgan Reed, Kylie Rimsnider, Jeff Rimsnider, Reid Robinson, Stephen Rozanski, Emily Savino, Gabriella Sheehan, Alex Sheehan, Margaret Skrobin, Jacob Starkey, Roman Sulich, Chris Sulich, Jacob Westbury, Dominick Wisowaty, Tiffany Wood, Brenden Wood, Jassenia Zaker, Andrew

We Welcome New Parishioners
If you would like to join St. Dennis Parish or learn more about us, please contact the parish office at 815 838-2592 x 123 or stop in to pick up a new parishioner packet. We would like to welcome you to our parish family!

Healing Prayer
Lorrie Murphy 708 301-5107 murphyfisch@comcast.net

Bulletin Editor
Kim Cast castaways@ameritech.net

Sunday—Catechesis 9:15am, 5:15pm, 2nd & 4th Sunday-Baptism 1 pm Mondays—Catechesis of GS 4:30pm, Exodus 6:30 pm Tuesday—Glory & Praise 7pm 2nd Tues.—Catholic Council of Women 12 pm - Sept., Dec., March & May Wednesday—Catechesis of GS, 6pm, Thursday— All Choir Practices, Bible Study 10 am, Third Thursday— Senior Luncheon First Friday—Holy Hour 3:30pm Saturday—RCIA, 3:00pm
1201 Washington St. Lockport, IL 60441 815 838-4494 E-mail—school@saint-dennis.org Principal—Lisa Smith

Bulletin Information Center Deadline to submit info for the bulletin is 4 pm Friday one week before you want it to appear. Please send all information by email to castaways@ameritech.net PLEASE NOTE: In subject area, type St. Dennis Bulletin. All info must now be in MS Word or Publisher document as an attachment. Thank you, Kim Cast

Mass Intentions
Saturday, May 5 4:30pm — Cher Ramsden by Mary Curtin, Andre Bizub, Anniversary of Death by family, May, Maurisak & Gubista families by family, Michael & Aniela Harla by family, Elmer Cargle, Anniversary of Death by Carol Sunday, May 6 Fifth Sunday of Easter 7:30am — Raymond Maranda, Anniversary of Death by
family, Sandy Bittenger, Anniversary of Death by friend in Plymouth, IN 9:15am — Arthur Ehling by the Ehling family, Elaine Steinke by Georgene Bankroff, Tom Marchio by Jean & Ray Darin 11:00 am — James Frelichowski by your friends at Palos Hospital Outpatient, Edna Snyder, Months Mind by Monos family, Maureen Troy by George Curtin family, Dominic Fracaro Anniversary of Death by Jack & Patti Pastore family

May 6, 2012

Thursday, May 10 7:15 am — Chuck Pastore by Marge & John Cankar,
Stan Jungles by Marge & John Cankar

Glory & Praise schedule May 8th NO meeting, May 15th Dawn Cribari presents, May 22nd Linda Sendra presents on ―Grief- her personal account,‖ Save the date July 31st Fr. Paul Burak Mass Habitat for Humanity Collection Our Habitat Service Team is going to Clarksdale, MS June 9-16. Monetary donations to help defray costs are greatly appreciated. Donations may be put in the collection basket or brought to the Parish Office during the coming weeks. Clearly mark ―HABITAT‖ on the envelope. Thank you for your support! Sweet Sunday May 13 will be at St. Dennis! Pies & breads will be for sale by parishioner Elaine Bice. 50% proceeds go to St. Dennis and 50% go to Catholic Charities’ MEND fund, Youth Group Flower Sale on Mother’s Day May 13th in the Narthex. Senior Luncheon All seniors are invited to join us on Thursday, May 17th at noon. Enjoy a catered lunch and entertainment by the St. Dennis School Choirs presenting the musical "Cinderella". Please call Parish Office to RSVP by Monday, May 14th at 815-838-2592 x 0. Cost is $7.00 at the door. Altar Servers Deacon Rob will have a training or refresher for all Grade 4-8 students of the parish on Friday, May 18th, 3:30 —5 pm in the Church. Contact the Office at 838-2592 x 0 if questions. Attention ALL Present and Past Servers, there will be a Special Blessing for you on May 20th @ 11am Mass by Father Jim. Please call or email Dana Massey if you will be there. 815-524-5954 or dnmssy@yahoo.com Club Dennis $100 raffle tickets are now on sale after Mass in the Narthex or Parish Office. Congratulations to D’Arcy Buick GMC, Mary Kay Tierney and Barbara Misialek who won our first early bird drawings of $200 each. Purchase a ticket today to enter our next early bird draw on May 7, and May 14. All proceeds benefit St. Dennis school children. Grand prize winners are drawn at Club Dennis on May 19th. Clothes for Haiti Ministry mtg Wed., May 23rd, 6-8:45p.m. in Fracaro Hall. We are making clothes & shrouds for the children of Haiti. Donations needed: used religious Christmas cards, men’s t-shirts, gently used/new pillowcases, sheets, fabric, fabric glue, bias tape, Velcro and elastic. Bring donation to the Narthex Care Pantry bin on May 19th & 20th ONLY! For more info, contact Christen Morris 815-838-2592 ext 114 HABITAT FOR HUMANITY Join the St. Dennis Summer Mission in Clarksdale, MS June 9-June 16, 2012 Sign on ASAP Call or e-mail Sr. Joanne 838 2592 X110 sjvallero@saint-dennis.org.

Friday, May 11 7:15 am— Willie Tierney by Jim & family 7:00 pm — First Reconciliation Saturday, May 12 10:00 am — First Eucharist 12:00 pm — First Eucharist 2:00 pm — First Eucharist 4:30 pm —Charlotte Diaz by children, Anne Mikalauskas
by family, Irene & William Griffiths by family, Michael Lyons by the Ramos family, Marion Beranek, Anniversary of Death by husband Del

Apr. 28/29 Collection (309 envelopes*) ..……….…....... $ 8,967 Weekly Auto Debit (94) .……………………………….…....… 2,706 Monthly Auto Debit-weekly aver. (125) ....……....…. 3,230 Total …………..…..…..…. $14,903
*$667 loose cash


Weekly Operating Expenses ……………………………………………….. $ 18,926 THANK YOU!!! GOD BLESS YOU!!! Please consider using auto debit in which your contribution is automatically withdrawn on a regular basis. Call Kathy at 815 838-2592 ext. 121 to enroll. PARISH CENTER DEBT……………………..…………... $ 32,196
Giving the Glory to God Renovation: (as of 4/30) Total Pledged: $302,183 Number of families: 307 Payments received: $178,485
This week’s 2nd collection is for Debt Reduction.

Monday, May 7 7:15 am — John Adelmann Jr., Birthday Remembrance
by Bob, Kathy & family 12:30 pm — Rosary in Adoration Chapel

Sunday, May 13 Sixth Sunday of Easter Mother’s Day 7:30am — Elaine Swiech by family, John Kausak by wife
Marie & family, Raymond Maranda, Birthday Remembrance by family, Bernadine Maranda by family, Marian Murphy by Linda Pastore 9:15am — Amy Hester by Pat Hester, Gloria Nowak, Birthday Remembrance by Mary Bell & family, Mary Jakubowski by daughter 11:00 am — John Pesavento Anniversary of Death by family, Eva Garvey by St. Dennis School staff & students, Fred Ponce, Anniv. of Death by Valdez family

Tuesday, May 8 7:15 am — St. Dennis Parish families 7:00 pm — Confirmation Wednesday, May 9 7:15 am — Tom Marchio by Anthony Lapaso family,
Gladys Paskiet by Family 8:15 am — School Mass

Thank you to all our parishioners & friends for your help & support of the “Cinderella” Musical from the Cinderella cast! St. Dennis Gift Card Program
Stop by the gift card table and check out our new vendors – Groupon, Berkots and many more…..Need gift cards during the week? Gift cards are available on Thursday mornings in the Parish Center from 8 to 9 a.m. and Friday mornings in the school library from 8 to 9 a.m. If you have questions or to place a special order, contact scripinfo@comcast.net or (815) 836-0661. If you would like an inspirational gift for a friend or loved one or a 1st Communion or Confirmation gift? Please call anytime, we would be happy to help you. Do you have old rosaries, chaplets, beads or Holy Medals? The beads are used to make rosaries for those beginning their journey to wholeness through healing prayer, as well as to encourage people to pray the rosary. Holy medals are repurposed and provide another avenue of prayer. If you would like to donate the above items, please place them in the basket in narthex or call Kim 815 5602468 or Mary 815 838-2592 for more info. We also repair rosaries at no charge. Check out our Ministry on the St. Dennis Website.

Caleb Daniel Enarson

Readings for the Week
Today: Acts 9:26-31, 1 Jn 3: 18-24, Jn 15: 1-8 Mon: Acts 14:5-18, Jn 14:21-26 Tues: Acts 14:19-28, Jn 14:27-31a Wed: Acts 15:1-6, Jn 15:1-8 Thurs: Acts 15:7-21, Jn 15:911 Fri: Acts 15:22-31, Jn 15:12-17 Sat: Acts 16:1-10, Jn 15:18-21 Sun: Acts 10:25-26, 34-35, 44-48 1 Jn 4:7-10, Jn 15:9-17

Please pray for those who are sick or suffering especially…
Mary Bollatino, Fr. Jim Curtin, Carol Spurlock, Carol Richards, Mary Trotta

Please pray for those who have entered into Eternal Life especially … Joseph Burke, Albert M.J. Zolecki

This Week the Flame of Faith will burn in Memory of …. Sophie Smego
by Frank & Cathy Smego


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