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GOOD SHEPHERD

AMERICAN NATIONAL CATHOLIC CHURCH


1890 WHITESVILLE RD, TOMS RIVER, NJ 08755
GOODSHEPHERDANCC.TR@GMAIL.COM
732-279-6837

WWW.GOODSHEPHERDANCC.ORG
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MAY 21, 2017

Mass Schedule
Saturday 5PM
Sunday 8AM & 10AM

Served by:
Fr. Anthony R. Lipari, FCM
Pastor

Fr. Drew Miller


Associate Pastor

Sr. Donna Lombardi, N/FCM


Pastoral Associate

Karen Suter
Parish Administrator

Mike & Fran Krol


Parish Council Leaders

An All Inclusive Independent Catholic Community,


Dedicated to Making the World a Better Place
A Shepherd's View

May 21: One of my favorite


5pm People of the Parish
Broadway Shows is
8am Linda M. Dechen
Fiddler on the Roof. One
10am Benefactors of the Parish
of the popular songs is
May 28 when Tevye asks his wife
8an Goldya whether she
10am loved him. She finds it a
5pm foolish question and explains that she has
done his wash, fed him and his daughters
Franciscan Reflection for twenty-five years. Tevye persists with
the question, "Do you love me?" Goldya
"How right it is that we responds with, "I guess I do." To which
honor so highly the Tevye says, "It's nice to know."
Virgin Mary, for she It's nice to know we are loved. It's nice to
carried Jesus in her most hear, "I love you." True, doing good to
holy womb." others and serving their needs is a witness
of love, but the words confirm the
~St Francis' letter to the Whole unspoken. Unfortunately, millions go
Order through life without hearing those
glorious words. "If you love me," Jesus
Saints of the Week says, "you will keep my commandants."
And the two commandants? To Love God
and your neighbor. It is through the gift of
May 22: the Spirit (which Jesus promises us
St. Rita of Cascia, Religious (+1457)
today) that we are empowered to go
May 24: beyond our narcissistic, narrow lives and
St. Bede, Priest and Doctor of the church to be for others. This week, make sure
(+735) YOU SAY THESE WORDS and MEAN IT! It
St. Gregory VII, Pope (+1084)
St. Mary Magdalene dePazzi, Virgin
could change a person's day! Look around
(+1607) Nature, your family and Church. God says
it every day! Isn't that Nice to Know?
May 26:
St. Philip Neri, Priest (+1596)
Live Jesus in our hearts,
May 27: forever!
St. Augustine of Canterbury, Bishop
(604AD)
NO ADULT FAITH FORMATION
The next two weeks: Adult Faith Formation
with Fr. Anthony
Monday, May 22nd and Monday evenings at 7PM ++
All are welcome!
Monday May 29
Novena to St. Anthony (through 6/13)

Last Faith Formation class for this season will


Fr. Anthony will be away at a
be Monday, June 12th.
Conference. Classes will resume after Labor Day

Novena to St. Anthony


(continued)

ELEVENTH TUESDAY: (May 23)


Christ in the Poor
Laurie Howels St. Anthony, you brought hope and comfort to the
needy and outcast people of your day. Help me to
Madeline Wesolowski view any problems as opportunities to grow and
Patty Fusaro share myself with those in need.
Bob MacNeal
Dotty West
Maria TapiaCoffey Bible Study
Tammy Coffey Fr. Drew
June Fisher
Rickty Moore Friday evenings at 7PM **
All are welcome!
Patti Rezac
Last Bible Study session will be June 16th.
Sessions will resume after Labor Day
Please let us know if weve missed your
birthday
Family Faith Formation
with Sr. Donna

IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR


CHILDREN READY TO PREPARE FOR Meets the 4th Sunday of each month
ANY SACRAMENTS
Our Family Faith Formation program is for all
families with children. Please join us!
Please contact Sr. Donna at
732-597-2273 by 5/21
RIVER BELLE LUNCHEON
BUFFET CRUISE
47 Broadway
Point Pleasant Beach, NJ 0842
WEDNESDAY July 19, 2017 Toms River Memorial Day Parade
12 Noon to 2 PM Monday, 5/29
Cost $45.00
Come and march with Good Shepherd
Join Good Shepherd family and friends for a as we honor those who sacrificed all!
Two Hour Luncheon Buffet Cruise enjoying the
sights, sailing along the beautiful Manasquan Meet at 8:30AMrear parking lot near
River, Point Pleasant Canal and Barnegat Bay. the Office Lounge

For reservations or information


contact: Betsy Dudas 732-270-4552
or Bob Ward 908-910-2269

All reservations and payments are


due by June 11th

BALANCE DUE
Seeking volunteers to help
Mowing church lawn

The job should take no more than two hours.


Sight & Sound using our new riding lawn mower.
Theater Bus Trip We work in teams of 2-3 people so youll nev-
er be alone on the job!
$90 balance due by June 3rd
Please contact Rocco Iannelli at If interested in helping out, contact Mike Krol
732-998-8820 with any questions at Bassmk@verizon.net or
Call: 201-562-2847