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675 Riverside Road Roswell, GA 30075 ~ 770/641-9720, Ministerio Hispano 770-649-9392, Fax 770/641-8584
Rev. Michael Kingery, Pastor and Rev. Carlos Vargas, Parochial Vicar Deacons: Rev. Mr. William Keen, Rev. Mr. Tom Gotschall, Rev. Mr. Jos Campos and Rev. Mr. Gary Schantz



OFFICE HOURS: Monday ~ Friday 9:00am to 4:00pm REGULAR MASSES: Monday ~ Thursday 9:00am, and 12:15pm Friday 6:30am, 9:00am &12:15pm Saturday: 9:00am, 5:00pm Family Vigil Sunday: 7:30am, 9:00am, 10:30am, 12:00pm, 5:00pm Life Teen 7:30am & 6:30pm Spanish Civil Holidays: 10:00am NURSERY: Sunday 9:00am and 10:30am Masses ADORATION: Monday ~ Friday 9:30am ~ 9:00pm


CONFESSIONS: Monday 7:00pm-9:00pm in Fr. Carlos Vargas office Saturdays 9:30am -10:30am in church & on request

VISITATION OF SICK: Please keep us informed so that we can be attentive to those who are ill.

Thanks Fr. Mike! The altar servers and youth had a great time at Lake Lanier Islands!!


Mass Intentions
Monday, August 8
9:00 a.m. 12:15 a.m. 9:00 a.m. 12:15 p.m.
9:00 a.m. 12:15 p.m. 9:00 a.m. 12:15 p.m. Howard Lovejoy

for the Week

People of the Parish

Frank Weiss

Tuesday, August 9
People of the Parish
Martha Wetzel For those in the Armed Forces and their Families Garry Butterman Trudi Luther


Sunday , October 16th St. Andrew Parish Picnic 1130am-3:30pm For more information contact: Margaret or Fran Want to display at the craft section Contact: Lisa Biagioni at

Wednesday, August 10

Thursday, August 11

Friday, August 12
6:30 a.m.
9:00 a.m. 12:15 p.m.

Holy Souls
Kelly Smentek Iris Gotschall Jeff & Carol Jeffcoat (SI) Msgr. Paul Reynolds

Saturday, August 13
9:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m.


This year August 15th the Feast of the Assumption falls on a Monday and this Holy Day of Obligation will be abrogated.

Sunday, August 14 7:30 a.m. Spanish Mass in the Family Center 7:30 a.m. Rev. John Druding 9:00 a.m. Deceased Priests of the Archdiocese 10:30 a.m. Kelly Smentek 12:00 p.m. People of the Parish 5:00 p.m. Dan Booker 6:30 p.m. Spanish Mass


There will be an Annual Altar Server Meeting and New Altar Server Training, Sunday, September 11th (New date), after noon mass, from 1:30 to 4:00pm in the church. Anyone that has completed their First Communion is eligible to train to be an altar server. All ages are needed up to 12th grade. Contact Sheryl Hess at or call 770-998-6766 if you have any questions.

Readings for the week

Monday St. Dominic (Dt 10:12-22,Ps 147, Mt 17:22-27) They will kill Him and He will be raised. The subjects are exempt. Tuesday: St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross (Dt 31:1-8, (Ps) Dt 32, Mt 18:1-5,10,12-14) See that you do not despise one of these little ones. Wednesday: St. Lawrence (2 Cor 9:6-10, Ps 112, Jn 12:24-26) The Father will honor whoever serves me. Thursday: St. Clare (Jos 3:7-10a,11,13-17, Ps 114, Mt 18:2119:1) I say to you, not seven times but seventy-seven times. Friday: St. Jane Frances de Chantal (Jos 24:1-13, Ps 136, Mt 19:3-12) Because of the hardness of your hearts Moses allowed you to divorce your wives, but from the beginning it was not so. Saturday: St. Pontian and St. Hippolytus, Blessed Virgin Mary (Jos 24:14-29, Ps 16, Mt 19:13-15) His face shone like the sun. Sunday: Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time (Is 56:1,6-7, Ps 67, Rom 11:13-15,29-32, Mt 15:21-28) O woman, great is your faith!


Fr. Michael is looking for some volunteers to be New Case Sponsors for the Marriage Annulment process. It is essential these people have an adequate current knowledge of the procedures and grounds used by the Archdiocese to hear and judge marriage cases. The Archdiocese is planning full training programs in the fall. If you are interested in helping in this ministry please call the church office.

Living Rosary
Please Join Us We will have a Living Rosary in church on Monday, August 15th at 7:15pm for

July 31, 2011 On-Line 7/25 to 7/29 Total:

$15,855.50 $ 610.25 $16,465.75

Assumption of Mary (8/15) and Queenship of Mary (8/22)

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AUGUST 7, 2011
Join the Womens Guild for our 1st meeting of the year and be a part of our on-going fundraiser

Newcomers Welcome Visitors and Newcomers

We invite you to register and become a part of our St. Andrew parish family! Please fill out a registration form located on the information wall in the narthex (main church entrance) or stop by the parish office during the week. Welcome! Join our Q&A sessions about our Catholic Faith most Sundays from 9-10am in the RCIA room (upstairs in Building B). Questions? Please call Deacon Tom Gotschall: 7/490-9436

DATE: Tuesday, August 16th TIME: 6:30PM PLACE: Multi-Purpose Room Bring your appetite & rubber gloves We will start with pizza and then go on to clean the stands in the church.

Faith Formation
Send a friend request to St. Andrew World Youth Day on Facebook and follow our journey! Our trip is August 13-22, and St. Andrew has 12 teens and 4 adults traveling to Madrid. We'll be posting pictures and comments each day. We most especially appreciate your prayers as we embark on this journey and participate in this exciting, faith-filled gathering. We are ready to proudly represent our parish and community, and we look forward to joining hundreds of thousands other youth for catechesis, fellowship, worship, and renewal!


Come join us in "Building Women of Integrity through service to God, family, community and country." American Heritage Girls is a Christcentered character building organization for girls ages 5-18. AHG offers badge programs, service projects, girl leadership opportunities and outdoor experiences to its members. During the school year, we meet at St. Andrew Catholic Church every 2nd and 4th Thursday at 7pm. Upcoming events: Information night for anyone interested in learning more about the AHG troop at Saint Andrew's. August 18th at 7:00pm in rooms 203 and 204. Please RSVP to Mandatory registration night August 25th at 7:00pm You can visit our website or for further information. REMINDER Memorial Mass for Gert Mullins will be held on Saturday, August 14th at 11:00am. In lieu of flowers, donations are being accepted in Gertrude Mullins name to Queen of Angels Catholic School, Faith and Leaning Fund. Reception immediately following in the Family Center.

We are in need of experienced instrumental musicians who would like to audition to minister every Sunday at the 5:00pm Life Teen Mass. We are in particular need of piano, bass, drums, and percussion. The time commitment starts with rehearsal at 3:00pm through the end of Life Teen Mass around 6:00pm. Must be comfortable reading lead sheets and committing to play every weekend. Please call Mark Mayer for details at 404-384-1667.


Join us Friday, September 9th as we begin our study for the Fall. We begin with a Pot Luck Dinner starting at 7:00pm in the RCIA room in Bldg. B. We will be studying The PAPACY. This study is by Stephen K. Ray and R. Dennis Walters. We will also be watching a video by Stephen Ray which is called Peter Keeper of the Keys. Please let me know if you will be joining us no later than August 20th. The cost will be $15 per person. Please call Elaine at 678-6651100 if you have any questions.

Registrations are being accepted for the Parish School of Religion (PSR) Classes for PK3 to 8th grades and also, the Life Teen program. You can register online at and look for Faith Formation and then Fall 2011 Faith Formation Registration. Classes begin Sunday, September 11th for Pre-K and Monday, September 12th. for K-8th grades.


The flowers on the altar were donated by the Chris Lovejoy in memory of Howard Lovejoy. Please help us keep the altar filled with beautiful flowers. To donate flowers for special occasions, wedding anniversaries, remembering loved one and births, please sign-up on the board in the narthex.

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Blue Candle of Life

Our Preschool Program at St. Andrew provides a safe and nurturing environment for one year old through four year old preschoolers. The program allows your child to be part of a Catholic based, social, yet structured setting, as well as getting our four year olds ready for kindergarten. The staff at St. Andrew are all very dedicated, quality teachers. Whether you are looking for a couple of free hours without your one year old or a kindergarten readiness program, St. Andrew Preschool may just be your answer. If interested call the preschool office at 770-642-1636.

burns in the Chapel for the memory of Marguerite Halloran For your intentions sign-up in the Pro-Life book by the Chapel door. $10 donation to the Pro-Life Ministry.


St. Andrew Rowing Club (SARC) is an Atlanta area rowing club open to students from the metro area, boys and girls in grades 8th through 12th. We are looking for athletic, hard-working team players to join our winning team. Got what it takes? Registration for the fall season will be held in the multi-purpose room on Saturday August 13 from 2-5 pm. for info.


We hope you will join with other women from the Archdiocese coming together to pray, grow, share and be open to Gods call to serve. We will have two Masses, rosary service, workshops, speaker and a business meeting. It will be held at the Wyndam Conference Center in Peachtree City, GA. This is a wonderful way to meet women from other parishes. Cut off date is August 22nd. For more information contact Bonnie Petrukovich 770 642-6810.

All parents who wish to have their children baptized in the month of September will need to attend a Baptism Class on Monday, August 15th. Please call the office to register. Parents will need to be registered and active members of the parish for a minimum of three months prior to taking the class.

St. Andrews will offer Jeff Cavins THE GREAT ADVENTURE Bible Timeline Study 2.0 video series beginning Tuesday mornings in September. This is a course that will put all the details of the bible into a format that you can remember and that makes sense. With great practical aids, spiritual insights, and humor, Jeff Cavins uses his gift for teaching to bring out the meaning and power of this ancient and ever new book. The course is Tuesday mornings from 1011:30am, beginning September 13. Because there are 24 sessions, we will start, then break for the Christmas season, and finish in the spring. $45 fee for materials. The 2.0 edition has new graphics, improved sound and HD. Please pre-register by email or phone or send questions to Christine Caveness at 770-393-1816 or


Join Fr. Dan Ketter from St. Jude the Apostle on a spiritual journey in honor of the Blessed Virgin Mary. The trip will take us to Washington, DC and Emmitsburg, Maryland, where we will visit the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, the National Shrine Grotto of Our Lady of Lourdes and the National Shrine of our first American-born saint, Elizabeth Ann Seton. Our days will also include Holy Mass, praying the Rosary, opportunities for the Sacrament of Reconciliation, and praying the Liturgy of the Hours. We will join the seminarians at Mount St. Marys for Eucharistic Adoration and Mass on the feast of St. Luke and will have an opportunity to spend an evening with some of our own seminarians from the Archdiocese of Atlanta who are studying at The Mount. To register or for more information, please contact the St. Jude church office at 770-394-3896 or

St. Andrew's is seeking a skilled, passionate, and motivated Music Minister. The applicant must be flexible, be familiar with both traditional and contemporary music, and a practicing Catholic. Duties would include: -Oversee Liturgical Music. -Music for at least 3 Masses each weekend. -Coordination of choirs, cantors, etc for other Masses. Piano or Organ experience is a plus. TO APPLY: Send resums or inquiries to:


Is there hope after an abortion? PATH (Post Abortion Treatment and Healing) will be offering a Rachels Vineyard Retreat Sept. 16-18, 2011 that could lead to wholeness and healing. Please register by Sept. 7th for the retreat. PATH also offers ongoing Bible Studies and mens support groups. Compassionate, confidential care is available to women, men, siblings, grandparents, and friends. If you have experienced an abortion, you are not alone please contact Mary Ann McNeil for details at 404-717-5557 (voice mail),, or visit our website at

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Dont let the heat of this summer wilt the romance in your marriage. We can help you stimulate the affection in your relationship and enjoy the marriage God wants for you. You can be a source of strength and encouragement for each other and a light of Gods love for your family and friends. Join us the weekend of August 19 - 21 at the Atlanta Marriott in Norcross. To register or learn other dates for 2011 go to or call Bob & Joy Lambie at 770-587-1506. We also offer Spanish speaking weekends. Call Esteban & Gloria Nolasco at 770-425-1328 for those dates.

AUGUST 7, 2011


Welcoming Children with Significant Learning and Behavioral Challenges into Parish Religious Education A workshop for DREs, Catechists, Parents and Parish Leaders will be held at St. Peter Chanel, on Thursday, September 22nd. Mass is at 8:30 a.m. and the workshop is from 9:00 a.m. 12 Noon; followed by lunch. Please RSVP to Jeanne Lyons at or 678-405-9498. All are invited.

Catholic Therapists
St. Andrew has a couple of professional therapists who provide services in an office area here at church. Each is a licensed and independent practitioner, and a member of the Catholic Therapist Association. You may call them individually for an appointment: Tom Spudic, Ph.D. (7/596-5869), Ann Howe, Ph.D. (6/887-7800)

Mon. Aug. 8 Adoration 9:30am to 9:00pm Rosary 8:25 and 12:50pm Miraculous Medal Novena at 7:15pm Venturing Crew at 7:00pm Adoration 9:30am and 9:00pm Rosary 8:25am and 12:50pm St. Vincent de Paul at 7:00pm Adoration 9:30am to 9:00pm Rosary 8:25am and 12:50 pm Adoration 9:30 to 9:00pm Rosary 8:25am and 12:50 pm Legion of Mary at 10:00am Mens Fellowship at 7:00am Adoration 9:30am to 9:00pm Rosary 8:25am and 12:50pm Divine Mercy Chaplet at 3:00pm Rosary 8:25am Respect Life at 10:00am Nursery for 9:00 & 10:30am Masses

Ministry Contacts
Altar Care Lisa Biagioni 770-777-5912 Altar Servers Sheryl Hess 770-998-6766 American Heritage Girls Sara Boyle 770-410-9237 Bible Study (Friday Night) Elaine Ruppenthal 678-665-1100 Bible Study (Friday Morning) Gene OBrien 770-664-5639 Bible Study (Tues. Morning) Christine Caveness 770-393-1816 Boy Scout Troop 2006 Victor Wunschel 770-363-2013 Caring Connection Ginny Boll 770-993-8738 Catholics Returning Home Larry/Tracie Vicario 770-998-5971 404-242-6029 CHAMPS Youth Group 4th & 5th Grade Christen Barrett Christ Renews His Parish Katie Troline 678-352-1311 Columbian Squires Circle 4976 Don Boyle 770-410-9237 Cub Scout Pack 2006 Bill Leach 404-717-7706 EDGE Youth Group Christen Barrett Elijah Cup Liz Schantz 770-518-6836 Eucharistic Adoration Guardians Christa Frye 678-277-8930 or Carol Meurer 770-641-9720 Eucharistic Ministers Parish Office 770-641-9720 Faith Formation Ryan Krivanek 770-641-9720 ext. 248 or Homeschoolers of St. Andrew Carolyn Rittmueller 678-524-4950 Homestretch Sandy Lashley 770-641-9720 Knights of Columbus Bill Leach 404-717-7706 Legion of Mary Carol Albright 770-993-7903 Lectors Pat Powers 678-313-9921 Life Teen/High School Youth Group Cassi Villanueva 770-641-9720 Marriage Encounter Dave/Ronnie Gorzynski 770-594-7608 Mens Fellowship Mike Lerch 678-521-1583 Moms of St. Andrew Julie Franklin 678-320-0444 Shannon Wiggins 770-552-0701 Music Ministry Over 55 Club Parish Council Margaret Ward 770-713-0323 or Parish School of Religion Sandy Lashley 770-641-9720 ext. 253 Prayer Shawl Ministry Regina Fueher 770-640-6122 or Christy Medina 770-521-2857 Carol Hastings 770-642-1636 Preschool Chris Lovejoy 770-642-1636 R.C.I.A. Tom Gotschall 770-490-9436 Respect Life Sally Mrus 678-352-9337 Hope Gricus 770-552-1168 St. Martin de Porres Sandy Lashley 770-641-9720 St. Vincent de Paul Denise Fisher 770-641-9720 Spanish Ministry 770-649-9392 Ushers Guild John Miles 770-518-8512 Venturing Crew 2006 Bill Leach 404-717-7706 Wedding Coordinators Carol Meurer 770-641-9720 Welcoming Committee Claudette Piper 770-518-9604 or Christy Medina 770-521-2857 Womens Guild Diane Peabody 770-552-0776

Tues. Aug. 9

Wed. Aug. 10 Thu. Aug. 11

Fri. Aug. 12

Sat. Aug. 13 Sun. Aug. 14

Please Pray for the Sick

Oskar Alvarez, Jean Austin, Virginia Baethke, Donna Bateman, Mardy Baugh, Donald Bedell, Howard Bennett,, Settembrina Biagioni, Mary Blake, Mary Lou Bornhorst, Boyd, John W. Boyle, Mary Boyle, Lorraine Brown, Graciela Buzeta, Stephen Capano, Joseph Charles, Justin Chekoua, San Juanita Chico, Noel Childs, Lee Cilla, Marijane Cross, Mike Crowley, Cheryl Dabny, Bill Davis, Carol Davis, Josh Davis, Jane Demaso, Christopher Denny, Hank Deren, Jeannette Derum, Rita Dusza, Jim Finley, Miriam Flanagan, Marge Fleming, Pam Frost, Nancy Fowler, Lucille Gallagher, Elizabeth Jane Gricus, Brittany Healy, Michael Healy, Kim Henderson, Heidi Hendrichs, Martha Hill, Judy Hodges, Pat Hodges, Will Hodges, David Holland, Fred Isaf, Carol James, Rose James, Jim Jeffcoat, John Johnston, Alice Jones, Jim Jordan, Andrew Korn, Johnny Kranyecz, Dolores Lamb, Deacon Mike Landaiche, Jr., Jane Lennon, Arlene Lewandowski, Jackie Lewis, Kelly Lynn, Chip Madren, Lee Means, Nancy Mattox, Jane Mayer, Don McMillan, Ursula Medlen, Ted Michorczyk, David Morsa, Patrick Mowete, Lori Nichols, James Nielsen, Rita Neilson, Aura Oliver, Audrey & Mike Pascual, Christopher Pascual, Erin Patrick, Jesse Phillips, Marilyn Phillps, Marie Louise Phillips, Eugenia Piedrahita, Peggy Plunkett, Bill Plunkett, Renee Poole, Bill Radtke, Billy Robertson, Elva Saltaformaggio, Helga Schleismann, Edward Schuster, Barbara Sicard, Steve Smith, Sharon Somers, John Staab, Emmett Stallings, IV, Elaine Stephens, Ms. Surangie, Bill Swiger, Maggie Thompson, Sarah Todd, Laila Utley, Tom Valentine, Brian & Honor Wynn-Higgins, Frank Zilinskas To add or delete names please contact Carol Meurer at 770-641-9720 or

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AGOSTO 7 2011

Rev. Padre Carlos Vargas. Telf. 678-824-5396

Horario: Martes, Mircoles, Jueves y Viernes de (9:00 am a 5:00) Cerrado los Lunes, Sbados y Domingos CONFESIONES LUNES DE 7:00 PM-9:00PM (OFICINA DEL PADRE)



PADRES La matricula para el curso escolar 2011-2012 esta abierta. Es necesario que se inscriba lo antes posible para reservar su lugar ya que el cupo es limitado. Todos los alumnos tienen que registrarse (aunque hallan asistido el ao anterior) y presentar copia del certificado de bautismo. Despus de Agosto 28 habr una multa de $10. El costo del programa es de $50 por nio y $70 para los nios que hacen la Primera Comunin este ao. Pago completo o un deposito debe acompaar su inscripcin. Horario. Clases comienzan el domingo 11 de Septiembre de 5:00 pm a 6:15 pm seguidas por la Santa Misa que es parte del programa. Primera Comunin Mayo 12 a la 1:00 pm.
-Estar registrado en la iglesia tres meses antes del bautis mo. Asistir a misa regularmente. - Inscribir al nio/a y traer copia del certificado de nacimiento. El nio/a no debe ser mayor de 7 aos de edad*** (ver explicacin mas abajo.)-Padres y padrinos deben asistir a una charla pre-bautismal.

-Deben ser catlicos. Bautizados y confirmados, presentar certificado. Mayores de 16 anos. - Si son casados deben serlo por la iglesia y presentar certificado de matrimonio. Casados por lo civil o en unin libre no califican. HORARIO:

Taller para servidores del altar. Si haz hecho la Primera Comunin, tienes mas de 9 aos y tienes un gran deseo de server al Seor. Por favor inscrbete en la lista que encontraras en el vestbulo.

-Preparacin pre-bautismal padres y padrinos. El primer martes de mes de 7:00 pm-9:00 pm. No hay guardera. -Entrega de documentos lunes 7:00 pm-9:00 pm y mircoles de 9:00 am5:00 pm -Bautizos. El segundo sbado de mes a las 11:00 am.(En punto)
- Todos los documentos tienen que ser entregados antes del da de la platica. Los bautizos no se hacen bilinges.

*** Nios mayores de 7 aos deben atender las clases de RICA


KERMESSE 2011. La iglesia de catlica Danto Tomas el Apstol te invita a celebrar la fiesta de la Asuncin de Nuestra Seora el prximo 6 y 7 de agosto en su tradicional Kermesse. Ven disfruta, diversin para toda la familia. ULTIMO RETIRO DEL PADRE EDUARDO SALAZAR EN ATLANTA. Retiro para parejas, solteros. jvenes adultos y personas divorciadas o separadas. Sept. 2,3, y 4 en la casa de retiros San Ignacio. Donacin $50. Informacin 770-557-6373. CONFERENCIA CARISMATICA DEL EVANGELIZADOR JUAN ALBERTO ECHEVERRIA. Tema Y tu que pides al Seor. Septiembre 20,21 y 22 de 7-10 pm. Donacin $10. RENOCACION CONJUGAL: Sbado 08 de Octubre 2011 7:30 am-7:00 pm. St. Andrew Catholic Church. No se aceptan nios. BODA COMUNITARIA: Octubre 29 2011, 11:00 am St. Andrew Catholic Church.

MATRIMONIOS - Cita previa con el padre. Inscritos en la parroquia. - Reservar fecha con seis mese de anticipacin. - Certificado de bautis mo actualizado. - Licencia para matrimonio de Georgia. - Atender curso pre-matrimonial LLASU o equivalente. Ms informacin en la oficina del Misterio Hispano. RICA Curso para adultos y nios mayores de 7 aos que no han recibido todos los sacramentos: bautismo, comunin y confirmacin. Clases todos los domingos de 5:00-6:30 pm. Inscripcin abierta.
GRUPO DE ORACION SEMILLAS DE PAZ Y AMOR. Para todos los que deseen conocer al Seor leyendo la palabra y aprendiendo a orar en un ambiente amoroso y relajado. Todos los martes de 7-9 pm. Saln 202. Coordinadora Marina Urrea. EXPOSICION DEL SANTISIMO EN LA CAPILLA. Dedcale una hora a la semana de oracin y silencio al Seor expuesto. Apntate para hacerle guardia. HORARIO de lunes a viernes 9:00 am a 9:00 pm. ADORACION NOCTURNA. CUARTO SABADO DE MES 9:00-7:00AM. EN ESPANOL. GRUPO DE LA DIVINA MISERICORDIA. Todos los lunes a las 6:00 pm en la capilla. Estudio de los mensajes del Seor a Sta Faustina con el soporte de la Biblia y el Catecismo a las 7:00

ANUNCIOS: Recordemos que durante el verano la iglesia sigue siendo el Templo de Nuestro Seor, por lo tanto vistmonos de acuerdo. Playeras de tiritas, pantalones cortos, ropa apretada tansparente.etc no son apropiados. *Por favor cuando encienda una velita no olvide poner su donacin. *Para la seguridad de sus hijos acompelos cuando salen al bao.
EL DIEZMO. Una hora de salario a la semana es lo mnimo que debes considerar ofrecerle al Seor. Pon t donacin en los sobres que encontraras en las bancas. Al usarlos con tu numero de registro a cumples con tu responsabilidad de tesoro y asistencia a la misa.

Redescubra la chispa que estaba all en el da de su boda!

Redescubra el mejor amigo que usted tena cuando estaban recin casados! Encuentro Matrimonial Agosto 19, Sept 30.