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OUR LADY OF MOUNT CARMEL

Readings for the Week of June 19 Ex 34:4b-6,8-9/2 Cor 13:11-13/ Jn 3:16-18 Monday: Gn 12:1-9/Mt 7:1-5 Tuesday: Gn 13:2,5-18/Mt 7:6,12-14 Wednesday: Gn 15:1-12,17-18/Mt 7:15-20 Thursday: Gn 16:1-12,15-16/Mt 7:21-29 Friday: Is 49:1-6/Acts 13:22-26/Lk 1:57-66,80 Saturday: Gn 18:1-15/Mt 8:5-17 Next Sunday: Dt 8:2-3,14b-16a/1 Cor 10:16-17/ Jn 6:51-58 Sunday:

ERIE, PA

Saturday - June 18 - Weekday 5:00 p.m. Dan DiLuzio (Ted & Diane Allegretto) Sunday - June 19 - The Most Holy Trinity 8:00 a.m. Mass for all Parishioners 9:30 a.m. Brian Manley (Michelle & boys) 11:00 a.m. Dorothy Slowikowski (Jim & Joan Wolfe) Monday - June 20 - Twelfth Week In Ordinary Time 7:00 a.m. Chuck Wolfram (family) Tuesday - June 21- St. Aloysius Gonzaga 7:00 a.m. COMMUNION SERVICE Wednesday - June 22 - St. Paulinus of Nola,/St. John Fisher/ St. Thomas More 7:00 a.m. COMMUNION SERVICE Thursday - June 23 7:00 a.m. COMMUNION SERVICE Friday - June 24 - The Nativity of St. John the Baptist 7:00 a.m. Rhea Dupre’ (family) Saturday - June 25 5:00 p.m. Deceased Members of Helminski/Baranski Family (family) Sunday - June 26 - The Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ 8:00 a.m. Paul Kowalczyk (family) 9:30 a.m. Mass for all Parishioners 11:00 a.m. Mildred & George Vogel (family) The Santuary Lamp will burn in memory of Mae Alberstadt as requested by Kathleen Nowak

Monday - June 20 7:30 p.m. Legion of Mary (Church) Tuesday - June 21 7:00 p.m. Ladies Guild (MPR) Wednesday - June 22 7:30 a.m. Ladies Guild One-Day Trip 8:30 a.m. Church cleaning 6:30 p.m. Choir Practice (Church) 9:00 p.m. Men’s Basketball (SH) Thursday - June 23 6:30 p.m. Folk Group practice (Church) Saturday - June 25 4:00 p.m. Confessions

WEEKDAYS OF JUNE 19 7:00 a.m. Emily/Steven Kehl 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. SATURDAY - JUNE 25 5:00 p.m. Abigail Chermack/Adam Essigmann SUNDAY - JUNE 26 8:00 a.m. Elizabeth/Daniel Rathburn 9:30 a.m. Morgan Szoszorek/Brooke Thomas 11:00 a.m. Brooklyn Vivier/Mykayla Jenkins

Carmelite Spirituality “We can never have too much confidence in our good God. He is so mighty and merciful. As we hope in Him, so shall we receive.”

PLEASE NOTE! FR. RAY WILL BE ATTENDING EMMAUS THIS WEEK. PLEASE KEEP HIM AND ALL CLERGY ATTENDING EMMAUS IN YOUR PRAYERS THERE IS NO MASS ON TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY BUT WE WILL HAVE COMMUNION SERVICES AT 7:00 A.M. MASS WILL RESUME FRIDAY MORNING AT 7:00 A.M.

THE MOST HOLY TRINITY
SACRIFICIAL GIVING Last week the collection was $7,105.00 Each week we need to collect $9,730.00 Envelope sets mailed 1001 Envelopes received 300 Thank you to those who use their envelopes regularly and to all who have increased their Offertory.

JUNE 19, 2011
THOUGHTS ON THE WAY UP MOUNT CARMEL I ended my last column with congratulations to all the graduates of our parish, especially the eighth graders from our parish school. This week, I must add another “Congratulations!” to those eighth graders and the seventh graders on our Boys Varsity Soccer team. They won the Parochial League Championship (equivalent to the Diocesan Championship) last week at the Prep Events Center by beating Blessed Sacrament 1-0. It was an exciting and well-played (by both teams) match and our soccer players can be very proud of their accomplishment. They beat St. James in the first playoff match and then Our Lady of Peace in double overtime in the Semi-finals. The win in the Championship completes an undefeated season for the team. Quite an accomplishment! It was also a day for firsts. It was Jason’s first time at the Events Center and Ms. Antoske’s first soccer match of her life. She certainly picked a great time to start watching soccer! Congratulations to the boys’ soccer team! I saw many familiar faces at Jason’s ordination last Friday. I heard many parishioners say how moving and impressive the ceremony was. And, for many, it was their first ordination Mass. The cathedral was full of people from all over the diocese, particularly St. Basil’s in Coalport and Our Lady of Mount Carmel. I was proud to see our Deacon, Dr. Pregler, assisting the Bishop all during the ceremony and of the great job Andy Pregler did with the first reading. It was a real pleasure to assist with Fr. Zeb, Jason’s pastor, and Fr. Amico, his former pastor and a former associate at OLMC. And, to give Communion to so many OLMC people both young and old. Jason’s Mass of Thanksgiving Mass at 11:00 is another opportunity to join the celebration of our newest priest. I hope that I will see many of you for Mass and at the reception. Thanks to Florence and the volunteers on her team for the work they have been doing for the past few weeks. Even though it is summer and vacation time for our students, don’t forget the Summer Program at OLMC this summer. It began this past week. I know that Ms Brown has a great program planned. And, we have finally been able to cut the grass so that the younger kids won’t get lost in the fields around the school! Speaking of vacation, Jason will have a little time off before he reports to Our Lady of Peace for his first priestly assignment on July 22. I told his mom that she should insist that he bring the family to our Fish Dinners next Lent. We got the final report on the dinners this past week and I am happy to say that the hard work of so many of you really paid off. Despite the fact that we did not raise our dinner price, we made over $2000 more than last year and almost twice what we made 3 years ago. Many thanks to Florence, our pierogi makers, the potato salad and cole slaw crew and all those who worked the dining room on each of the Fridays. And, thanks to all our sponsors who made donations of money, produce, ice cream and pop for the dinners. What a big help they are to our parish! Well, I am in Dallas where the Prep debaters are competing at the National Tournament. We arrived just as the Mavericks won the NBA championship. The traffic getting to our hotel was a lot worse than the worst day in Erie! I also just talked to Dr. Pregler who is judging for Andy who is also here competing in Extemp. I guess that’s where he learned to read! We will all be back for Mass on Sunday, so pray for a safe trip for all of us and for Jason as he begins his priestly service in the Diocese of Erie. Fr. Ray

PETER’S PENCE COLLECTION Every year on June 29, the Church throughout the world celebrates the feast of the two princes of the Apostles, Sts. Peter and Paul. Every year near this feast, the Church throughout the world takes up the annual Peter’s Pence Collection. Besides supporting victims of natural disasters, the collection also supports seminaries and religious houses, orphanages, AIDS treatment centers and other medical facilities in developing nations, as well as many other charitable works. We will take up the annual Peter’s Pence Collection in our parishes next weekend, June 25/26. Please be as generous as you can in contributing to this year’s collection. In doing so, you will help to extend the peace of Christ upon the world. Sincerely yours in Christ, The Most Rev. Donald W. Trautman, Bishop of Erie FORTHCOMING MARRIAGES Daniel Fuhrman & Melissa Giewont III Jeffrey Peters & Lauren Stahon II LADIES GUILD The one-day bus trip will leave from Mount Carmel parking lot at 7:30 a.m. on Wednesday, June 22. If you have any questions, please contact Anne @ 825-6741. Also, the Ladies’ Guild will meet on Tuesday, June 21 at 7:00 pm in the Multi-Purpose Room. Refreshments will be served afterwards. As always, all ladies of the parish are most welcome. ST BONIFACE PARISH The first of our three annual all-school shows will be presented this coming weekend. YOU’RE A GOOD MAN CHARLIE BROWN will bring to life the Peanuts gang in a great musical comedy. The show will be presented at Cathedral Prep’s airconditioned auditorium on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, June 23, 24 and 25 at 7:30 pm, and on Sunday June 26 at 2:30 pm. Tickets are $10.00 for adults, $9.00 for seniors and $5.00 for students They will be available at the door, or they can be reserved at www.saintbonifaceplayers.org. CHRISTIAN YOUNG ADULT MINISTRY(CYAM) June 26...Mass on the Beach The CYAM will meet on Sunday, June 26 at Beach 11 to celebrate Mass at 5:00 p.m. followed by a fellowship dinner at 6:00 p.m. All Christian Young Adults are invited. Those whose last name ends with A-M to bring a side dish, Those whose last name ends with N-Z to bring a dessert . CYAM budget will cover hot dogs, buns, paper plates, etc. and pop/water. For more information see CYAM website @ www.eriercd.org/cyam.htm or email Theresa Walsh at cyamerie@gmail.com.