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March 28, 2010

St. Anthony & Palm Sunday

Holy Spirit
Fr. John P. Mulcahy ~ Administrator / Pastor
Fr. John does not conduct parish business via e-mail.
Please call the parish office and request an appointment.

Julie Billie, DRE Fairmont Catholic (K-8)—(304) 363-5313

St. Anthony Catholic Church Holy Spirit Catholic Church

1660 Mary Lou Retton Dr ~ Fairmont, WV 26554 687 Maple Terrace ~ Monongah, WV 26554
Office Phone: 304-363-1328 Office Phone: 304-534-3020
Office Fax: 304-368-9191
Mass Times:
Mass Times: Saturday 4:00 pm
Saturday 6:00 pm Sunday 9:00 am
Sunday 11:00 am Weekdays 7:00 pm Wednesdays
Weekdays 8:00 am Tuesdays & Wednesdays 8:30 am Thursdays & Fridays
Saturdays, 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Saturdays, 3:00 pm— 3:30 pm
During Lent Wednesdays, 6:00 pm - 6:30 pm
(at Holy Spirit Catholic Church)
Or any other time by appointment
Or any other time by appointment
Sandra Costello, Secretary John Baransky, Facilities Manager
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am—2:00 pm (304) 534-3020

Sacrament of Marriage Sacrament of Baptism

6 months advance notice required. Preparation class required
See guidelines for weddings. for your first child.

Bulletin Deadline: Wednesday at 12:00 Noon

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Kennywood Trip! Keep June 12th in your calendars. We are located in the foyer and parishioners are invited to bring in
making arrangements to reserve two busses and will reserve baby items any time from Ash Wednesday through Easter.
more if needed. This is a trip for parishioners of both churches. These items will then be donated to expectant and new moms
Pricing information will follow shortly. In appreciation for facing crisis who are in need of our loving care and support
their service, current Altar Servers will attend free of charge. during the first few months of their babies lives. All donations
– Fr. John including toiletries, diapers, baby clothes, toys, car seats or
even maternity clothes, etc., either new or gently used are
For March 27 & 28, 2010 A Family Perspective appreciated and welcomed. Financial donations are also
by Bud Ozar welcome; please place in an envelope, addressed to “St.
“Father forgive them, they know not what they do.” Frequently Elizabeth Guild – Baby Shower” and drop into the collection
we offend each other without being aware of it. The survival of basket. A Baby Shower Celebration to donate our gifts to the
relationships depends on our ability to forgive one another. PRC will be held during the St. Elizabeth Guild meeting on
This Holy Week imitate Jesus and forgive those who have Tuesday, April 20th in the Parish Hall from 6:30 pm (details to
wronged you. Stop carrying resentment in your heart. follow later), all are welcome!

Stations of the Cross: The Stations schedule will be the same Holy Spirit Holy Name Fish Dinners: The Holy Name
as it was last year. I will be offering Stations at Holy Spirit on Society at Holy Spirit will be having it’s annual fish dinners
March 19. I will be offering Stations at St. Anthony on March each Friday during Lent in it’s church hall. Dinner will be from
26. Deacon Steve McGinnis will do Stations and Benediction 4:30-6:30 PM with Stations of the Cross starting at 7 PM. Cost
in the other church when I am not there - Fr. John is $6/Adults and $3/children. Fried and baked fish will be
served with a different side dish or two each week. All are
Project Rice Bowl Palm Sunday—The Passion invited!
This week we walk with Jesus through his passion, death, and
resurrection. We begin to experience the sacrifice he made for Easter Vigil Time Change: Please do note that the time for the
us and how we are also called to give our lives for others. Easter Vigil has been changed to 8:30 P.M. This is due to the
Catholic Relief Services’ Operation Rice Bowl has helped us recently changed start time of Daylight Savings Time. The idea
walk with our sisters and brothers who daily take up the cross is to start the Easter Vigil when it is dark and it really loses its
of poverty. Through prayer, fasting, and almsgiving, we unite symbolism when it is still light outside. –Fr. John
ourselves in the one human family that is God’s Creation.
Olive Wood Religious Items: Last February, our brothers and
WV Catholic Junior High Rally on April 10th with sisters representing the Christian Catholic Families of
Fr. John! Bethlehem were at both churches selling Crucifixes, religious
NOW A ONE DAY EVENT In response to the economic art work, and rosaries—all made of olive wood which is native
conditions the Jr. High Rally is a one day event for Grades 6-9. to Israel and Bethlehem. Unfortunately, they chose the
Jackson’s Mill 4-H Conference Center, Weston, WV and weekend that was the firs of many huge snowfalls that month
special guest: Bob Rice. Chaperons needed. and very few people attended. Because of that, they requested
Registration starts at 9 a.m. on Saturday. Event is from and I agreed that they can come back a second time. They will
10:30a.m.—8:45p.m. be at both churches on Easter Sunday. Since tourism has
As in the past the parish will cover the cost of the rally. greatly depleted, Christian families in the Holy Land who
RSVP by March 24, 2010. For more information call: Heather depend on tourists, have been greatly affected. Sale of these
Bise (888) 434-6237 or goods will help them very much and also give you the
opportunity to have “something” authentic from the Holy
Holy Spirit Women’s Society will be selling homemade Land. Please browse and buy some articles. It is for a good
Peanut Butter Easter Eggs and suckers. Small eggs are $2.00, cause and also a help to your personal devotion. Their website
large eggs are $3.00, and suckers are $1.00 . The Easter Eggs is— Fr. John.
are really delicious and the suckers are pure chocolate. White
chocolate eggs and suckers are also available. Orders should be
in by March 21. Order forms are in the back of the church.

Our Men in Black are turning Grey: Because of an

oversight by the envelope company, special envelopes for the
Retired Diocesan Priests collection were not included this year
in the packets for Holy Spirit parishioners. Therefore we will be
taking up that collection after communion on Palm Sunday at
Holy Spirit.

St. Elizabeth Guild will be sponsoring the St. Anthony’s

annual Baby Shower to benefit our local Pregnancy Resource
Center throughout the Lenten season. A collection site is
Palm Sunday Page Three

Mission Activities Project: The Lenten Coin Folders may be A Rachel’s Vineyard Retreat for spiritual and emotional
turned in at any time. We really appreciate your generosity on healing after abortion will be held in Wheeling the weekend of
this project. The needy are always with us and we must do April 9-11, 2010. This confidential, supportive retreat is for
what we can to help them. anyone wounded by the experience of abortion. To request a
—Marcheta brochure and registration form or for more information, please
contact Tawnya Knierim at 304-233-0880 ext 459 or at
Communion Service at Holy Spirit: Starting on Monday, You can also visit
March 1st and every Monday thereafter, Deacon McGinnis will or call the national toll-free hotline at
be having a Communion Service at Holy Spirit at 8:30 A.M. If 1-877-HOPE-4-ME for more information. Rachel’s Vineyard
there is interest at St. Anthony, he will be interested in having a of WV is sponsored by Catholic Charities West Virginia and
Friday Communion Service there at 8:00 A.M. Let me know if Paul VI Pastoral Center.
interested. -Fr. John
From Danny & Lois Klingensmith: I would like to take this
Holy Spirit Food Collection-Each third week of the month our opportunity to thank everyone at St. Anthony’s parish for all
church collection of canned foods and other non-perishable the wonderful thoughts, prayers and cards for my husband
food items are donated to the Soup Opera. The need is great Danny. His surgery went very well and he is well on the way
and the Soup Opera is very appreciative of our contributions. to a full recovery. We are very grateful and we truly believe in
Please bring in your food items any time and place them in the the power of prayer. Thank you all again from the bottom of
box at the church entrance, to the left of the display case. our hearts.
Thank you and God bless you for helping others. “Whatsoever
you do the least of my people, that you do unto me.” Please welcome our new parishioners:
Glenn & Theresa Morales and children: Hattie, Holland and
The Saintly Cruisers are now planning their Jan. 2011 cruise Hayden.
which promises to be better than ever. We will sail on the Budd & Robin Sapp,
beautiful Royal Caribbean International Ship, Freedom of the Brigitte Sapp
Seas. Details for the cruise can be found on our website, Brooklyn Sapp and or call Ken Fly 304-253-7181 or Skip William & Lois Laughlin!
Jennings 304-253-6648 for more information.
No PSR classes on Palm Sunday or Easter Sunday.
Food Pantry Sunday: Easter Sunday is Food Pantry Sunday. Classes will resume on Sunday, April 11.
Please share your Easter “goodies” with those who are less
fortunate. May God Bless your generosity.

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Stroke screening in Fairmont: Victory Baptist Church on
Tuesday, April 20, 2010. Pre-registration is required. Call 1

Vacation Bible School is scheduled for the evenings of

July 18-22, 2010. We are in need of adults that feel called to
assist with making this year’s “High Seas Expedition” a reality
for the children of our parishes. If you are interested in
volunteering in some capacity please phone Julie Frosch at
(304) 363-8072.

Holy Spirit Display Case: We have lots of wonderful items to

fill your Easter Baskets—lovely Easter coloring books, activity
pads, He Lives bracelets, Stations of the Cross and Celebrating
Lent booklets. For teens and adults, there are canvas tote bags,
bookmarkers, lace crosses, and cross worry/prayer stones. Stop
by and see our lovely inventory of religious items today.
Happy Easter!
Collections at Holy Spirit and St. Anthony:
Due to the early Easter week bulletin deadline the
offertory collections will be summarized in the
April 10-11th bulletin.

Thank you for supporting our parishes!

Pray the Rosary with Friends: Rosaries, at Holy Spirit, are being
prayed every Monday and Tuesday at 8:10 A.M. Rosaries will be
prayed 20 minutes before Mass Wednesday Evening and Thursday
and Friday Mornings. If anyone would like to join in with the
Prayer group for Rosaries after the Tuesday Morning Mass at St.
Anthony, please feel free to do so.

Prayers for the Sick: Both Churches: Louise Amodio, John &
Barbara Antulov, Phyllis Arcuri, Billie Audia, Mary Baransky,
Tom Barrick, Gidget Bates, Steve Bennington, Mary Beveridge,
Anthony Biafore, Johnny & Claudetta Bilotta, Joe Bilotta, Vincent
Cassidy, Olivia Cavendar (10 yrs.old), Frank Chesney, Matt Core,
Lee Cutrone, Joe Delisi, Skip & Linda Delligatti, Nick Demus,
Nellie Demus, John Elliott, Frank Fitzhugh,
Charlotte Garrison, Julia Gotses, Kelly
Gross, Susan Gwynn Bucy, Betty Heltzel,
Warren Huffman, Alveta Jacquez, Mamie
Jollif, Lois Joy, Diane Lamb, Goldie
Lipinski, Katherine Manno, Kathy Marks,
Patsy Meffe, Gladys Merico, Theresa
Merico, Frank Monell, April Morgan, Tracy
Myers, Patrick O’Brian, Louise O’Dea,
Mary Oleyarski, Mary Liz Orsini, Tom Pasco, Roger Perdue,
Sandy Pileggi, Anne Pishner, Tony Pizzatella, Joey Porter (6 yrs.
Old), Sally Robinson, Dottie Roscoe, Joe Ross, Miles Runner,
Carol Sabatino, Carolyn Salai, Stott Seargent, Stewart Satterfield,
Nancy Saunders, Rose Saunders, John Scartz, Jack & Mary
Schafer, Mary Schmidt, Lori Schmidt, Nancy Scubbio, Krissy
Shaffer, Mike Shamrock, Martha Shipco, Cindy Shuck, Betty Lou
Skarzinski, Kathryn Slamen, Alisa Smith, Jim Swiger, Frances
Thobois, Beth Ujhelyi, Michelle Underwood, Lucy Urso, Sam
Veltri, Danielle Wilson, Sammy Wilson (4 yrs. Old), Barry Wilt,
Amelia Zentz.

Confirmation Calendar:

Candidates SHOULD make their appointments for their

interview with a team member. Team members are on the bottom
of your Confirmation Preparation Schedule in your Confirmation
Remember to choose your Confirmation name. You will need to
submit a biography on the Saint you choose.
Candidate’s letter to Fr. John due in the mail by April 4, 2010.
Don’t forget about your Service Activities Form
Please make sure you have your report on “Remember the
Titans” and your study guide for Lesson 4 turned in to
Michelle Merrifield. This was due on January 30th!
We have one more workshop to do! All requirements must be in
by April 18th. PLEASE make sure you have everything done!!


Sunday April 25,2010, 2-6 P.M. St. Joseph Youth Center
in Preston County.
H.S.—Sat Mar 27th 4:00 P.M.—Carolyn Bombardiere-
Danny & Brenda Manzo
S.A. Sat. Mar. 27th 6:00 P.M.—Angeline DeLorenzo-
Sandy Muto & Son
H.S.—Sun. Mar. 28st, 9:00 A.M.– For the People
S.A.—Sun. Mar. 28st 11:00 A.M.— For the People
S.A.—Mon. Mar 29 —NO MASS
H.S.—Mon. Mar. 29 8:30 A.M. COMMUNION SERVICE
S.A.—Tue. Mar 30 8:00 A.M.—Angeline DeLorenzo -
M/M Anthony Alvaro
S.A.—Wed. Mar. 31—8:00 A.M.—Joseph “Hack” Retton -
St. Anthony Holy Name Society
H.S.—Wed. Mar. 31— 6:00—6:30 P.M.—CONFESSIONS
H.S.—Wed. Mar. 31—6:40—7:00 P.M.—ROSARY
H.S.—Wed. Mar. 31. 7:00 P.M.—Ina Loss—
Danny & Brenda Manzo
S.A.—Thu. Apr 1 5:00 P.M.– Mass of the Lord’s Supper
Priests of the Diocese of Wheeling/Charleston
H.S.—Thu. Apr. 1 7:00 P.M.—Mass of the Lord’s Supper
Priests of the Diocese of Wheeling/Charleston
H.S.—Fri. Apr. 2.- 3:00 P.M GOOD FRIDAY SERVICE
H.S.—Sat Apr. 3—8:30 P.M.—EASTER VIGIL For The People
S.A. Sat. Apr 3—8:30 P.M.—EASTER VIGIL For The People
H.S.—Sun. Apr 4,- 9:00 A.M.– EASTER For the People
S.A.—Sun. Apr 4t—1:00 A.M.— EASTER For the People

April 1 & 2, 2010 7:00 P.M. (H.S.) 3:00 P.M. (H.S.)

Lector Nick Scrivo Danielle Williams
Ext. Communion Chris Myhalsky None
Ministers Julia Pride
Altar Servers Dominic Myhalsky Kayla Mikush
Nick Myhalsky Kyler Willis
April 1 & 2, 2010 5:00 P.M. (S.A.) 7:00 P.M. (S.A.)
Lector Tony Romano Rowena Smith
Ext. Communion Tony Mezzapelle None
Ministers Virginia Mezzanotte
Altar Servers Jaquelynn Selby Jacqueline Perich
Jared Burns Jarrett Schleicher
Jacqueline Perich
Ben Costello
April 3 & 4, 2010 8:30 P.M. (H.S.) 9:00 A.M. (S.A.)
Lector Sylvia Hayhurst Brenda Newbrough
Katie Baily
Ext. Communion Richard Huffman David Fazio
Ministers Roger Huffman Frances O'Connor
Altar Servers Chloe Huffman Vierra Bounamici
Brooke Huffman Mia Manzo
April 3 & 4, 2010 8:30 P.M. (S.A.) 11:00 A.M. (S.A.)
Lector Fran Rosi Kathy Raspa
John Antulov Saundra Skormisley
Kristie Latocha
Ext. Communion Anna Romano Patty Karl
Ministers Michelle Merrifield Mike Burns
Chris Smith
Altar Servers Kailee Latocha Anna Alvaro
Emilee Latocha Calista Mezzapelle
Michael Shaw Vince Sabatino
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