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Pastor/Párroco: ....Fr. Tom Cargo/Padre Tomás Associate Pastor: ....Fr. Thomas Theneth, CMI Secretaries: .............. Ex 0 or 600……………… Secretaria Hispana: ............................. ...Ex601 Director of Finance & Administration: Deborah Birutis ...............Ex616 Business & Facilities Manager: ............................. Aaron Simpson ...Ex603 Music Ministry: Adrienne Rose ....... 653-1489 Founded Música Español: María Campos.... 520-0665 1867 Religious Education: ............... Office: Ex613 Director: Maureen Brennan .............. Ex612 Adult Education: .... Chris Strong ...Ex644 & Youth Ministry:....... Chris Strong ...Ex607 “The Spirit of the Lord is upon us, because the Lord has anointed us Grade School: .......................... Office: Ex618 to proclaim: ‘Ecce Agnus Dei’ - Behold the Lamb of God; Principal: Catherine Kos ................. Ex617 Behold the Good News of Jesus Christ.”Inspired by Luke 4:18 & John 1:29 St Vincent de Paul Society ............... Ex692

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Easter Sunday, March 31, 2013



Happy Easter
"Alleluia! Christ is risen from the dead!”
The glorious Resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ makes all things new! Because we are baptized into His Body, we, the Church, also participate in His Passion, Death, Entombment, and Resurrection. And so we can say that we live truly Christ’s life! This is the Good News which feeds us, sustains us, and equips us to love and praise God our Almighty Father, now and forever. We can truly say through the Death and Resurrection of Jesus, that the whole Church, lives from the Eucharist. We were born from the Eucharist. Christ makes His Sacrifice present in time and we can only fall to our knees and silently adore this supreme mystery of faith. As people of the Resurrection we touch on the "apostolicity of the Eucharist." The Sacrament of the Eucharist -- like the Sacrament of Reconciliation -- intimately linked to the Death and Resurrection of our Lord, was entrusted by Christ to the Apostles and has been passed down by them and their successors in every generation.

“And he departed from our sight that we might return to our heart, and ~St. Augustine there find Him. For He departed, and behold, He is here”
We proclaim in intimate dialogue to our Lord: “Dying You destroyed our death. Rising You restored our life. Lord Jesus come in glory." Let us strive all the more to embrace Christ’s Risen Love for us.

Happy Easter and God Bless You.

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“The Spirit of the Lord is upon us, because the Lord has anointed us to proclaim: ‘Ecce Agnus Dei’ - Behold the LambInspired of God; by Luke 4:18 & John 1:29

Pastor/Párroco: ....Fr. Tom Cargo/Padre Tomás Associate Pastor: ....Fr. Thomas Theneth, CMI Secretaries: ..............Ex 0 or 600……………… Secretaria Hispana: ............................. ...Ex601 Director of Finance & Administration: Deborah Birutis ............... Ex616 Business & Facilities Manager: ............................. Aaron Simpson ...Ex603 Music Ministry: Adrienne Rose........653-1489 Música Español: María Campos ....520-0665 Religious Education: .............. Office: Ex613 Director: Maureen Brennan ............. Ex612 Adult Education:.... Chris Strong ...Ex644 & Youth Ministry: ...... Chris Strong ...Ex607 Grade School: .......................... Office: Ex618 Principal: Catherine Kos ................. Ex617 St Vincent de Paul Society ................. Ex692

Felices Pascuas
"¡Aleluya! ¡Cristo ha resucitado de la muerte!"
La gloriosa Resurrección de nuestro Señor Jesucristo hace nuevas todas las cosas! Debido a que somos bautizados en su cuerpo, nosotros, la Iglesia, también participamos en su Pasión, Muerte, Entierro y Resurrección. Y así podemos decir que vivimos realmente la vida de Cristo! Esta es la Buena Noticia que nos alimenta, nos sostiene y nos capacita para amar y alabar a Dios nuestro Padre todopoderoso, ahora y siempre. Podemos decir a través de la muerte y resurrección de Jesús, que toda la Iglesia, vive de la Eucaristía. Hemos nacido de la Eucaristía. Cristo se hace presente su sacrificio en el tiempo y podemos caer de rodillas y adorarle en silencio el gran misterio de la fe. Como el pueblo de la Resurrección nos toca en la apostolicidad de la Eucaristía". El Sacramento de la Eucaristía - y el Sacramento de la Reconciliación están - íntimamente ligados a la Muerte y Resurrección de nuestro Señor, estos fueron confiados por Cristo a los Apóstoles y han sido transmitidos por ellos y sus sucesores en cada generación. "Y Él se partió de nuestra vista para que podríamos volver a nuestro corazón, y allí encontrarle. Ya que Él se partió, y ¡mirad! Aquí está" ~San Agustín Proclamamos en el diálogo íntimo con el Señor: "Anunciamos Tu Muerte, Proclamamos Tu Resurrección. ¡Ven, Señor Jesús!" Por lo tanto; Luchemos más para poder abrazar a Cristo Resucitado, en el amor por nosotros.

¡Felices Pascuas y Que Dios Te Bendiga!

Readings for the Week
Monday: Acts 2:14, 22-32 Ps 16:1-2a, 5, 7-11 Mt 28:8-15 Tuesday: Acts: 2:36-41 Ps 33:4-5, 18-20, 22 Jn 20:11-18 Wednesday: Acts 3:1-10 Ps 105:1-4, 6-9 Lk 24:13-35 Thursday: Friday : Saturday: Sunday: Acts 3:11-26 Ps 8:2a, 5-9 Lk 24:35-48 Acts 4:1-12 Ps 118:1-2, 4, 22-27a Jn 21:1-14 Acts 4:13-21 Ps 118:1, 14-15, 16ab-21 Mk 16:9-15 Acts 5:12-16 Ps 118:2-4, 13-15, 22-24 Rv 1:9-11a, 12-13, 17-19 Jn 20:19-31

Mass Intentions for the Week
Saturday, March 30, Holy Saturday
(No Morning Mass) Vigil - Easter Sunday 8:00 p.m. † For All the Parishioners of St. John the Baptist

Sunday, March 31, Easter Sunday
7:30 a.m. † Intention of the Presider 9:30 a.m. (New Church) † For Pope Francis 9:30 a.m. (Old Church) † Intention of the Presider 11:30 a.m. (New Church) † Intention of the Presider 11:30 a.m. (Old Church) † Intention of the Presider 1:30 p.m. † Por el Papa Francisco

Monday, April 1
7:30 a.m. † Stanley Zawislak (Chuck & Lois Kirk)

Tuesday, April 2

Please pray for our sick*
Michael Beary Harold “Bingo” Besch James Bestler Margaret Birt Brian Burke Josephine Calalbrese Goeffrey Callahan Lisa Cicero Kathy Connor Jewel Ann Curtis Patricia Dahleen Joann Eggebrecht Patrocinia Fernandez Gregory Figiel John Flanigan, Jr. Gary Gillmeister Joe Grabowski Dawn Grant Destin Green Lori Gregg Jennifer Hammerschmidt Rich Harwood John Heitzler Joy Henczel Mary Kalitzky Carter Kettner Frank Krause Korrin Kupris Kara Ladd Rose Marie Lambert John Lechowicz Deloris Lewandowski Nancy Liden Laurie Linke Sandra Linke Beth Majerczyk Ursula Makowijczuk John Maltese Linda Marczewski Thomas Marziani Jan Masters Marcy Morken Becky Neal Johnny Neal Alex Novak Lesley (Tobin) Nygaard Judy Pakula Josie Pasciak Bane Petrov Cathy Enders Poss Elly Ransum Mary Rauch Alicia Ricciardi Cooper Rojas Charles Roloff Katherine Rose Casmir Ruta Edward Salek Lillian Salek George Sarlitto Sven Segerlund Bea Serwach John Shannon Cathy Slipkevych Rosemary Sumang Mary Tarchala Paul Vasich William White Lexie Youngberg Larry Zengri

7:30 a.m. † Casimir Stempora (St. John the Baptist Parish) 1:40 p.m. (School Mass) † Lillian Noncz (The Von Bampus Family)

Wednesday, April 3
7:30 a.m. † Mary Connolly (A Friend of the Family)

Thursday, April 4
7:30 a.m. † Rowland Morken (Mary Lou & Jack Kozak)

Friday, April 5
7:30 a.m. † Our Parish, All Souls

Saturday, April 6
8:30 a.m. † CCW, Living & Deceased Members (CCW) Vigil for Second Sunday of Easter 5:00 p.m. † The Cosgrove & Miller Families (Colette Miller) † Josfa Opalinska (St. John the Baptist Parish) † Elsie Schramer (Patty Harker) † Richard Flynn (All Your Friends in Religious Education) † Theresa Markl (Tom & Mary Porubcansky) † Marion Pardo (Jeff & Kathy Ruback)

Sunday, April 7, Second Sunday of Easter
7:30 a.m. † Joseph & Ethel Bialek (John & Mary Karwoski) 9:30 a.m. † Kathy Skrobutt (Carl Rome) 11:30 a.m. † Angela Lullie (Ken & Barbara Intihar) 1:30 p.m. † Por Todos los Parroquianos de San Juan Bautista

Our Sanctuary Lamps* This Week Burn in Memory of: Old Chapel – Clarence Fleming New Church – Stanley Stasiak

*If you would like to request a sanctuary lamp to burn in memory of a loved one, please contact the parish office. The cost is five dollars per week.

First Friday Rosary Please join the Knights of Columbus and the Adoration and Pro Life groups in the recitation of the Rosary on Friday, April 5, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. in the Chapel/Church. Everyone is welcome to join in this most wonderful devotion to our Blessed Mother. As our Lady requested in her appearance at Fatima, Portugal, pray the Rosary and join her in lifting our hearts and minds in prayer. Let us take just a few minutes to join our fellow parishioners in prayerful thanksgiving for all the gifts and blessings we have received. Our Rosary is usually followed by Benediction.

We are ever grateful for your loving generosity and sharing in the Ministries of Serving the Lord here at St. John the Baptist.

Sacrificial Giving
Parish Collections March 17, 2013

We wish to welcome Megan Leuthold! Megan comes to us as a sister in Christ from the Lutheran denomination and will have been received into the Church at the Easter Vigil on Saturday, March 30, 2013, receiving Confirmation and First Eucharist. Welcome, Megan!


Sunday Collection..…………….$21,537.46

“The Lord Loves a Cheerful Giver!”
(2 Corinthians 7:9)

Divine Mercy Sunday
Divine Mercy Sunday is the Sunday after Easter, April 7th. We will celebrate it with a service in the Chapel at 3PM. The message and devotion to Jesus as The Divine Mercy, is based on the writings of Saint Faustina Kowalska, an uneducated Polish nun who, in obedience to her spiritual director, wrote a diary of about 600 pages recording the revelations she received about God’s mercy. Even before her death in 1938, the devotion to The Divine Mercy had begun to spread On June 29, 2002, the Apostolic Penitentiary of the Holy See promulgated a decree creating new indulgences that may be gained by the faithful in connection with the celebration of Divine Mercy Sunday. This decree grants a plenary indulgence to those who comply with all the conditions established, and a partial indulgence to those who incompletely fulfill the conditions. It is allowed for one to go to Confession up to 20 days, before or after Divine Mercy Sunday.

Christian Service Salute!
As a Parish Community, we express our deepest gratitude for God’s Gift of Christian Service to us as we salute:

The Knights of Columbus
For their generosity to St. John the Baptist Church and Community!

Please pray for Kathleen Anderson who passed away on February 6, 2013.

Our sympathies are extended to her son, Jeff, Jesus asked that the Feast of the Divine Mercy be preceded by a and to her whole family and Novena to the Divine Mercy which would begin on Good Frito all of her friends. Please pray for Stanley W. Stasiak who passed away on March 16, 2013. Our sympathies are extended to his daughter, Christine Hodac, and to all of his family and to all of his friends.

day. Pamphlets with the Novena will be available in the chapel, courtesy of the Knights of Columbus. ~Worship Commission

Habemus Papam - You’re Invited

April 13th at 5:00 p.m.

Council of Catholic Women
Tuesday, April 2, 7:00 pm: General Meeting - Program with Entrée Express. Tonight join us as we listen to Diane from Winfield’s Entrée Express, present the secrets of batch cooking and many more After the program our business meeting will include nomination and election of officers and CCW woman of the year. Saturday, April 6, 8:30pm: First Saturday Mass and Rosary in the Chapel - Visit to the Shrine of St. Therese in Darien leaving at 9:15 am

On Saturday, April 13th at the 5:00 p.m. Mass, we will celebrate our new Holy Father, Pope Francis. You are invited to join us as we celebrate our new Pontiff.

K of C’s Breakfast April Tax Free Special April 7th 8:00 to 11am. Where: St. John’s School Hall We want to thank you for your support as attendance has been getting stronger every month. The Knights provide over 60 million hours of donated volunteer time across the U.S. each year, all for the betterment of our Catholic Faith Communities. Enjoy a menu that includes: Hot Buttermilk Pancakes, Sausage Links, Golden Hash browns, Country Fresh Eggs, Apple or Orange Juice, and Fresh Roasted Coffee. Hungry? Invite some Friends, Bring a Group, Support the Parish, Have a cup of coffee on us. All Confirmation Candidates attending their workshops eat free this weekend. Thanks.

YES WINTER IS OVER AND GONE! So step away from your comPUTERS and freshen up your PUTTERS for the WILDCAT CLASSIC GOLF OUTING on May 10 at Indian Lakes Resort
Confession Schedule Horario de Confesiones
† Saturday, April 6, 2013 Father Thomas Theneth

Easter Flowers
Easter Flower Offering envelopes are included with your March/April contribution envelopes. This envelope will give you the opportunity to remember your loved ones at Easter with flowers for our Churches. Please limit your intentions to three. The names will be printed in the bulletin so please print clearly. Please return the envelopes as soon as possible. We will print the remembrances in the bulletin as we receive them.

Scripture Quote of the Week John 24:35
“The two recounted what had taken place on the way and how he was made known to them in the breaking of the bread.”

Communion to an Ill or Homebound Person, Including Eucharistic Ministers, Ministers of Care to the Homebound Ministry, or Those Taking Communion to Nursing Homes and Hospitals (from St. John’s). Could you please contact
Father Thomas Theneth, CMI, at the parish office if you take communion to an ill or homebound person? We are creating a database to include anyone who is taking communion to the homebound ill, and would like to know to whom communion is being taken, how often and what the circumstances are. Thank you in advance for your attention to this matter. ~Father Thomas Theneth, CMI

Attention-Anyone Who Takes

Easter Flowers
Donations in Memory of Loved Ones
For: The Bryja Family The Kohut Family From: Mr. & Mrs. Joseph Bryja

An invitation for Widowed Men & Women to Find New Direction and Hope in Their Lives
A special workshop/retreat is being held on April 20 & 21 at Resurrection Health Care-Holy Family Med. Center, Des Plaines. For more info: Call: 708-354-7211 Email: joyfulagain@att.net www.joyfulagain.org

MUNDELEIN SEMINARY RETREATS – Mundelein Seminary is offering an “Exploring Priesthood Weekend” for men who are juniors in college and older. Participants have a chance to experience seminary life, speak to current seminarians, and pray with the seminary community. There is no cost for these weekends. If you are interested, please contact Fr. Burke at vocations@dioceseofjoliet.org or (815 8344004).For more information go to http://www.chicagopriest.org/ newsevents_col.htm#exp. The final retreat of this school year is: April 12-14, 2013

Position Available: The Diocese of Joliet is seeking an Administrative Assistant/Secretary to the Executive Assistant to the Bishop and Vicar for Priests. This position will carry out the administrative and secretarial duties required by the Executive Assistant to the Bishop and the Vicar for Priests. College or Business school education preferred, ability to maintain confidentiality is required. Must have over five years previous Administrative/Secretarial experience working on an executive level and a solid working experience with computer programs such as Microsoft Word (including Mail Merge), Outlook, Excel, Explorer, PowerPoint, Access, etc. Must have advanced knowledge of proper telephone skills and etiquette and must be a self-starter with the ability to work independently and as a team player. Must be able to multi-task, be flexible and capable of handling a variety of on-going projects at the same time. Must be professional, discreet and understand the high level of confidentiality of the position; and be a practicing Catholic in good standing with the Church. This is a full-time benefited position with occasional overtime as needed. To view a full job description please visit: www.dioceseofjoliet.org under “Employment”. Candidates meeting the necessary qualifications may email a cover letter, resume and salary requirement to: humanresources@dioceseofjoliet.org

EAGLE SCOUT PROJECT: Parish Grounds Restoration
Small Donations of Time, Talent or Treasure & Landscaping Equipment Appreciated When: April 20th, 21st, May 4th, 5th What: Project Details: Eyesore/Safety Hazard lot behind Parish Offices to Be Cleared and Leveled into a usable, aesthetically pleasing area Questions? Call: Adam Camp, BSA 575, 630-933-9438

Please keep in your prayers our Seminarians from our Parish who are studying for the Priesthood:

Shaun Cieslik & James Malik
and Bill Burke

Saint John the Baptist Easter Home & Family Blessing Prayer
Lord, our God, You whose home is in heaven and on earth, surround this shelter with Your Holy Spirit. Encompass our home with the power of Your protection so that no evil or harm will come near. May Your blessing and protection shield our Home and family from destruction, storm, sickness and all that might bring evil to those who live here.
(Members may take turns praying the following and sprinkling the new Easter Holy Water in each room)

Registration for 2013-2014 Religious Education Classes
Preschool through 8th gr. will be held on:
the School Mezzanine

Blessed be this doorway. May all who come to it be treated with respect and kindness. May our comings and goings be under the seal of God’s loving care. Blessed be this living room/family room. May we truly live within it as people of peace. May prayer and playfulness never be strangers within its walls. Blessed be this dining room. May all our meals be reminders of the presence and love of God in our home, lives and world. Blessed be this kitchen. May our meals remind us always of the many blessings of this life, and may the ill seasonings of anger and bitterness never poison the meals prepared here. Blessed be this bathroom. May the spirits of health and healing abide here and teach us to honor and love our bodies and minds. Blessed be this/these bedrooms. Here we shall find rest, refreshment and renewal. May the spirits of love and affection together with the spirits of the angels touch all who shall use these rooms. Blessed be all the rooms of our home. May each of them be holy and filled with the spirit of happiness. May our door be always open to those in need and may the holy light of God’s presence shine brightly in this home. May it be a blessing for all who live here and for everyone who shall come to our door.

Wednesday, April 17 & April 24 4:00-8:30 pm Saturday April 20 9:00-10:30 am After April 30, registrations will be accepted at the rectory finance office Tuesdays-Thursdays 9:00-4:00PM or by appt. Call 668-0918 at ext. 614

JEREMIAH DAY: Boys in grades 7-10 are invited to Mundelein Seminary on Saturday, April 20, 2013 from 10am – 5pm. This day will provide the young men a chance to visit a seminary and experience the life of a seminarian. For more information, contact the Vocation Office by phone (815-834-4004) or email noral@dioceseofjoliet.org.

St. John the Baptist School Presents:

May God’s holy blessings rest upon us all; in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. AMEN!
Show Times

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL IS COMING! Save the Date! June 24-28, 2013 9:00 am– 12:00 pm Watch for details….

Friday , April 12 1:00 PM & 7:00 PM

Saturday, April 13 7:00PM

Wheaton Academy Fine Arts Center 900 Prince Crossing Rd. West Chicago, IL 60185
Tickets: $8 for Adults, $5 for students, Kids 3 & under are FREE Tickets available at the door! For advanced seating please email Melissa Imbrogno mai77@comcast.net

Join us in celebration of the Election of Pope Francis


The Diocese of Joliet is beginning preparations for its The Ladies Auxiliary Fr. McGivney 8002 is colnext mission to Naivasha, Kenya (September 6th to Seplecting disposable diapers to be distributed to local area organizations serving the homeless and tember 21st, 2013). An Information Evening for proneedy. Diapers of all shapes and sizes and baby wipes are in short spective missioners will be held on Thursday, April supply! Cribs will be located at both entrances of the Narthex for 4th, 2013 at 7:00 PM at the St. Charles Pastoral Cenyour contributions. LA members will be there to help and to anter, 101 W. Airport Rd., Romeoville. Persons interested swer any questions you may have. Monetary donations are also in participating in this mission are invited to attend. We welcome and will be used to purchase diapers and wipes. Please are looking for persons with willing hands and loving remember the little ones and support our drive. Thank you in adhearts. For this medical team we will need Infectious Disease and Internal Medicine practitioners, Surgeons in vance for your support! ~The Ladies Auxiliary Fr. McGivney 8002 all specialties and anesthesiologists and/or CRNA’s. There is also need for RN’s and APN’s to serve in pediCATHOLICS FOR LIFE Join the Diocese for a Life atric, obstetrical, post-op and OR units. We are also seeking a dentist and physical therapist. Advocacy Day in Springfield: Wednesday, April 17, 2013Capitol Building, 7:00 a.m.--5:00 p.m. Lunch proFor the construction team, we need people to assist vided. This event is co-sponsored by Diocese of Joliet Office repairing homes and doing general handyman types of for Human Dignity--Respect Life Ministry and The Office of jobs. Family Ministry. The Life Advocacy Day is an opportunity to Applications must be submitted by April 22nd. You may meet with representatives and speak to them about our desire for the protection of life and marriage. This is coupled download an application from our website: with a call to prayer surrounding the day of action. Please www.paxjoliet.org/missions/Mission_FORM.doc. For spread the word to your parish and anyone who might be additional information on our missions go to interested. Limited Space is available on the bus. Registrawww.paxjoliet.org/missions. tion is required on a first-come first-serve basis. $30 per perThe people of Naivasha are very poor. The population son (by April 5 please). Additional people will be asked to has been devastated by HIV/AIDS. The economic outcarpool. Call the Respect Life Ministry at (815) 834-4065 with look is poor and there are very few opportunities for any questions. employment. This is a life changing opportunity to Daily Prayer for Life, April 14--April 20 -- To further the make a difference as Jesus and Pope Francis are asking cause of Life in the Illinois Legislature– during the week of us to do. The face of Christ is visible in the face of April 14 through April 20, we ask the faithful of the Diocese of every person that our missioners encounter. Joliet to pray this prayer daily. Please also consider fasting on Wednesday, April 17, to join in solidarity with those from Questions? Call Missions Coordinator, Deacon Bruce our Diocese who will be traveling to Springfield. This prayer Carlson 815-834-4017. and advocacy campaign is part of a larger effort by all the Dioceses in Illinois, and is coordinated by the Catholic Conference of Illinois. Children’s Stewardship Corner Gracious and merciful God, we ask that you send your Spirit among us to guide us and direct us n order to inspire all of Here are just a few of the “offerings” to God our political leaders to advance the culture of life in their duty from the youths of St. John’s; to uphold the common good for all the people they serve. Nick, Vince, Andrew, Bailey, Kailey, Adam, You sent your Son Jesus to teach us how to pray, how to Natalie, Christopher, Raul, Julia, Emily, Bryan, serve you in obedience and how to be the people you are Alyssa, Zachary, Katherine, Courtney, Norby calling us to be. You inspire us each and every day to appreand Wyatt all donated to the church this week. ciate the gifts you bestow upon us and to use them to  Katherine cleaned her room. change the hearts and minds of all people. The most pre Kailey set the dinner table. cious gift you have given us is the gift of life and you call us  Christopher walked the dog. to be good stewards of all your creation. Help us to cultivate  Raul did his chores and made his bed. a spirit of prayer and of reconciliation for the lack of due diligence in protecting the most vulnerable among us; the chil Natalie helped mom. dren who are forgotten, abandoned and thought of as an inSome of the talent of St. John’s youths are: convenience to the welfare of societies. Singing, dancing, folding clothes neatly, Inspire all those in public office to protect the dignity of the playing the piano, math, unborn and those who are living who are brought dog toys to neighbor. deemed unfit to receive our care. Help us to receive your Gifts from the youth's envelopes for wisdom so that we may know how March 17, 2013 was $22.75. best to serve you and your people. We ask this through Christ our Lord. Amen.

For information, contact Chris Strong at chriss@stjohnwinfield.org 2013 Meeting Schedule. All meetings are 6:30p-8p in the Youth Ministry Center (YMC) above the garages at the parish offices. Upcoming meetings:

Youth Ministry

Having Surgery?
Give one of our priests a call PRIOR to your surgery, so that anointing can be given at a time when you are less stressed. Call the parish office at 630-6680918, ext. 600, and set a time to come in BEFORE your surgery for anointing.

Central DuPage Hospital
Our priests are available to make hospital visits. Because of HIPAA Laws the Hospital does not notify churches when parishioners are there. Please notify the Saint John’s Parish Office when a loved one is there giving us the name and room number. We want to do our best to minister to all the Hospitalized!

4/7; 4/21; 5/5; 5/19; 6/2; 6/9; 6/23

Please Pray for those who defend our Nation, those who serve in Active Duty
Pvt James Luigi Akin A1C Francis Beifuss Lt John Berg Sgt Melissa Brooker Lt Deandra Carbone CMR Nicholas Carbone Pvt Timothy Conley Sgt Andrew Fairbairn Pv2 Nicholas Gorman Sgt Pamela Gray A1C Seth Kelley PFC David Lawless Senior Airman Felicia K. McDonald GSMC (SW/SS) Timothy A. Newell ABHAA Sean Phillips Lt Col George Pohlmann A1C Alejandro Luis Sanchez AN Michael Schieve Captain Jim Smolucha Captain Mike Smolucha SPC Thomas Stanhope SSgt Mark Trygar SrA Sarah Trygar ABHAA Robert Twohill

Monthly Music Schedule–April*

5p-Contemporary Ensemble 7:30a-Classic Ensemble 9:30a-Adult Choir *Except for April 13th, Celebration Mass of our New Pontiff, Pope Francis, at 5:00 p.m., Music Schedule will be: 5p-Adult Choir 7:30a-Classic Ensemble 9:30a-Contemporary Ensemble OPERATION ANDREW DINNERS This dinner with Bishop Conlon is open to all men who are high school age or older. The evening begins at 6pm and ends by 8pm. Participants will have the chance to have dinner with Bishop Conlon and Fr. Burke, hear a vocation story, ask questions and meet other young men interested in knowing more about the priesthood. Please contact your pastor or RSVP to Fr. Burke at vocations@dioceseofjoliet.org or (815 8344004) if you are interested in coming to the next Andrew Dinner: Tuesday, April 23, 2013 – St. Isaac Jogues, Hinsdale

Parishioners who are homebound and wish to receive communion, please call the parish office at 630-668-0918, Ext. 600, and we will pass your name to the coordinator for Homebound Ministry.

Lost and Found
Please check the Lost and Found basket in the entry way to the parish office.

Parish Calendar
Please see the on line calendar at: www.stjohnwinfield.org or on the kiosk of the narthex of the Church.

Bulletin Articles
Submissions are due by noon on Thurs., 10 days prior to the Sunday on which you wish the article to appear. (Holidays may change due dates for articles because of publishing demands). Include the name and phone number of the person submitting the article. Please email as an attachment using Microsoft Word or Publisher, please do not include article in the body of the email. Email to: jenniferk@stjohnwinfield.org or rosab@stjohnwinfield.org.

Catholic Inquiry
Anyone interested in becoming Catholic, please call the parish office for information: 630-668-0918, ext. 600.

Help Our School Clip Box Tops!
Please drop off your clipped Box Tops in the entryway to the parish office. There is always a collection box there. All profits are benefitting programs for St. John the Baptist school. Questions, contact Robin Hafertepe at: hafertepes1424@yahoo.com Thank you!

Pulpit Announcements
Must be submitted with a contact name and phone number, by 9 a.m. on Tuesday prior to the Sunday you wish the announcement made. The parish office has final approval on all bulletin articles and pulpit announcements.

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Tutors Needed for 1st-8th Grade Volunteers are needed to help children in First Grade through Eight Grade who are struggling in school. Please call Tom Masterson at: 630-653-4818

Parish Office Hours: Monday - Friday 8 a.m.- 4 p.m.
Grade School Mass Tuesdays 1:40 pm Holy Days of Obligation, All Souls & Ash Wednesday To be announced with each Special Day Eucharistic Adoration ~ Tues. from 8 a.m. - 7:15 a.m. Wed. & First Fridays - 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Baptisms Weddings

1st Sunday of the Month First Baptism Rituals starting at the 11:30 a.m. Mass. Parents and god-parents are encouraged to attend Baptism Preparation Classes several months before your baby is born. Godparents are to be practicing Catholics! Spiritual Preparation begins at least SIX MONTHS in advance. Please do not make reservations until you meet with a priest.

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3° Domingo de la Mes en la misa a las 1:30 PM (de niños de 7 años y mas necesitan 2 anos de catecismo) Preparación Espiritual empieza por lo menos con SEIS MESES de anticipo. No haga preparaciones para su Celebración antes de reunirse con el párroco. Para hablar con la secretaria hispana, llame al Rosa Benavides, extensión 601 Lunes, Martes y Jueves 8:00 AM a 2:00 PM o Gloria Guzmán, extensión 601 Sábados 8:30 AM a 10:30 AM

Bautismos Bodas

Secretaria Hispana

BULLETIN NUMBER: 339 CHURCH NAME & ADDRESS: St. John the Baptist 233 Church Street Winfield, IL 60190 PHONE: 630-668-0918, ext. 600 or 601 CONTACT PERSON Jennifer Kurtyka Rosa Benavides EMAIL: jenniferk@stjohnwinfield.org rosab@stjohnwinfield.org SOFTWARE — Microsoft Publisher 2003 Adobe Acrobat 9 Windows XP Professional PRINTER — HP LaserJet 6P NUMBER OF PAGES SENT: 1 through 12


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