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Readings for the Week of October 2 Is 5:1-7/Phil 4:6-9/Mt 21:33-43 Jon 1:1-2:2,11/Lk 10:25-37 Jon 3:1-10/Lk 10:38-42 Jon 4:1-11/Lk 11:1-4 Mal 3:13-20b/Lk 11:5-13 Jl 1:13-15;2:1-2/Lk 11:15-26 Jl 4:12-21/Lk 11:27-28 Is 25:6-10a/Phil 4:12-14,19-20/Mt 22:1-14
Saturday - October 1 - St. Therese of the Child Jesus 9:30 a.m. Blessing of Pets (Pavilion) 5:00 p.m. Carl Nowak (family) Sunday - October 2 - Twenty-Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time 7:30 a.m. Paul Kowalczyk (family) 9:00 a.m. Elaine Knoll (Joyce Crishock) 11:00 a.m. Mass for all Parishioners Monday - October 3 - Weekday 7:00 a.m. Agnes Andrews (Kathy Nagare) Tuesday - October 4 - St. Francis of Assisi 7:00 a.m. Robert Obringer (Obringer & Leise family) Wednesday - October 5 - Weekday 7:00 a.m. John Francis Martin (Bill Macrino) 8:45 a.m. Special Intention (Grace Madonia) Thursday - October 6 - Weekday/St. Bruno/ Blessed Marie-Rose Durocher 7:00 a.m. Frank & Lena Pregler (Frank & Jane Pregler & family) 9:00 a.m. Ann Kisiel (Carole & Frank Petrunger) Friday - October 7 - Our Lady of the Rosary 7:00 a.m. Richard Leise (family) Saturday - October 8 - Weekday 5:00 p.m. Dan DiLuzio (Lucille Lackovic) Sunday - October 9 - Twenty-Eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time 7:30 a.m. Rita Coy (George, James, Trudy Amond Coy & entire Coy family) 9:00 a m. David Teubert (family) 11:00 a.m. Mass for all Parishioners
Sunday: Monday: Tuesday: Wednesday: Thursday: Friday: Saturday: Next Sunday:
Monday - October 3 6:30 p.m. Legion of Mary (Church) Tuesday - October 4 7:15 p.m. Men’s Council Board (Mpr) 8:15 p.m. Men’s Council Membership (Mpr) Wednesday - October 5 9:30 a.m. Church cleaning 6:30 p.m. Choir Practice (Church) 9:00 p.m. Men’s Basketball (SH) Thursday - October 6 6:30 p.m. Folk Group practice (Church) 7:00 p.m. Pastoral Council (Mpr) Saturday - October 8 4:00 p.m. Confessions
Sunday - October 9 - NO RELIGIOUS EDUCATION
WEEKDAYS OF OCTOBER 2 7:00 a.m. Tamara Carrier The Sanctuary Lamp will burn in memory of Carl Nowak as requested by his family SATURDAY - OCTOBER 8 5:00 p.m. Maria Henry SUNDAY - OCTOBER 9 7:30 a.m. Elizabeth/Dan Rathburn 9:00 a.m. Mary Ingaldi 11:00 a.m. Amanda Gryskevicz/Stephanie Liebel
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.
Due to a printing error, the following was left out of last week’s bulletin. We apologize for this error. The Week of September 25th, the sanctuary lamp burned in memory of Frank Filipowski as requested by his daughters, Adrienne & Francine.
TWENTY-SEVENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
SACRIFICIAL GIVING Last week the collection was $6,380.00 Each week we need to collect $9,730.00 Envelope sets mailed 994 Envelopes received 266 Thank you to those who use their envelopes regularly and to all who have increased their Offertory.
OCTOBER 2, 2011
RCIA Are you interested in the Catholic Church? Have you been thinking about becoming a Catholic? Would you like to know more about Catholicism? Are you a baptized Catholic but have not yet completed your initiation (First Communion and/or Confirmation)? The Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults is the process by which people enter the Catholic Church. It generally runs from September through April. If you or someone else you know may be interested and would like more information, please contact Fr. Hahn at the rectory (825-7313) to pre-register anytime . CREATING SAFE ENVIRONMENTS FOR CHILDREN Diocesan Child Protection Policies...The Diocese of Erie, along with all dioceses of the United States, has policies and procedures in place to address the national problem of child abuse and to aid in creating safe environments. The diocese is committed to ongoing screening and training of paid or volunteer persons who have regular contact with our children and youth under the age of 18. It is also committed to the yearly in-servicing and training of our children, youth and parents regarding touching-safety and safe environments. To see what the Diocese of Erie is doing to keep children and youth safe, check out http://www.eriercd.org/ protectyouth.htm. HOOP NEWS The Junior Varsity Girl’s Basketball Team competed in the Mercyhurst Prep tournament placing 4th out of ten teams. They then participated in the St. George tournament winning their bracket and going 3 wins to no losses to take home the trophy. The Junior Raiders are 9 - 2 overall working toward a second undefeated divisional season. Come out and support your team. The next home game is October 3 vs. St. Boniface. ADMINISTRATIVE HELP NEEDED An opening exists for the position of administrative assistant to the Vicar for Education at St. Mark Center. Specific responsibilities for this position can be found at http://www.eriercd.org/pdf/ Infob/jobposting2.pdf. Interested applicants may send their resume including salary history to Deacon Ron Fronzaglia, 429 E Grandview Blvd, PO Box 10397, Erie 16514-0397, or email@example.com by Friday, October 7. ROSARY MARCH All members of the parish are cordially invited to attend the 17th annual Erie Diocesan Rosary March and church service at St. Peter Cathedral next Sunday, October 9 at 2:00 p.m. For those unable to march, the Rosary will be recited in the Cathedral while the march is taking place. The speaker will be Fr. Robert Karl, Pastor of St. Peter & Paul Byzantine Catholic Church in Erie. HARBORCREEK YOUTH SERVICES…. ….5712 Iroquois Ave, Harborcreek invites all to attend their annual Spaghetti Dinner next Sunday, October 9 from noon until 4:00 p.m. Adults, $6.50; Seniors (62 & over) $5.50; children (5 12), $3.50; under age 3, FREE. Tickets will be available at the door. Carry-outs also available. Phone 464-0522, ext 401 for more information. Carmelite Spirituality One cannot desire freedom from the Cross when one is especially chosen for the Cross. St. Terese Benedicta of the Cross.
RELIGIOUS EDUCATION Confirmation classes start today, Sunday, October 2 from 12:00 1:30 p.m. in the Multi-Purpose Room. Parents are required to attend a parent meeting at 12:00 p.m. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me in the office at 825-2822, ext. 5. The confirmation class will be in-serviced as required by the Diocese of Erie October 2. There are no religious education classes next Sunday, October 9. Enjoy the day together with your family by eating dinner together, taking a walk or watching football! PASTORAL COUNCIL POSITIONS The Pastoral Council is looking for four (4) individuals interested in preserving the Mission of OLMC Parish. Terms on Pastoral Council run for a duration of three (3) years. If you are interested in sharing your time and talents with your Parish family in this capacity, please contact Tim Nowakowski @ 825-9183 or TimWWJD@AOL.com, or call Fr. Ray at the rectory.
FUTURES BEGIN HERE AT OLMC SCHOOL School has been in session for a month now and all is going well. Our pre-school children and kindergarten students are settling in nicely. Everyone is getting used to the procedures, rules and general day-to-day business of being a student (that includes homework too). Our sports teams are doing well and enjoying the camaraderie of their fellow teammates. This Monday, October 3, is school portrait day. Fliers went home last week. Parents of 3-year-old pre-school children are welcome to come in for pictures if you are interested. The photographer is here from 8:30 until about 2:00 p.m. Students in grades 2 - 8 will be taking Stanford Achievement tests this week. Plenty of rest, a healthy breakfast and daily attendance are the only preparation needed. There is a teacher in-service on Friday, October 7. School will be closed.
CSA UPDATE Thank you everyone for your response to the Catholic Services Appeal Number of responses - 291 2011 Goal - $39,869.00 Amount Pledged - $47,523.00 Amount Paid - $39,141.00
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