LAGUNA Parishioners: Romeo Francisco, CPA 916-691-1272 Al Michel, CPA 916-684-1481 9245 Laguna Springs Dr., Ste. 145 Elk Grove, CA 95758 Specialities: Income Tax Returns, Financial Audits Party & Rentals weddings • birthdays • celebrations (formerly Liz’s Craft & Party) April 26, 2015 FULL EVENT DESIGN SERVICES • Weddings & Engagements • Wedding Receptions • Fresh Floral Designs • Party Supply Rentals / Sales • And more! 916.399.9026 • lagunapartyandrentals.com 9168 Franklin Boulevard, Suite A/B, Elk Grove, CA E-mail: [email protected] www.gscceg.org Residential Brokerage Penni Hanson Good Shepherd (916) 203-5548 CalBRE #01271411 Realtor/ Parishioner Mission Statement: Good Shepherd Parish is an inviting and evangelizing community, which emphasizes life long faith formation and genuine Christian Stewardship. Our Mission is to transform people by bringing the good news of Jesus Christ into every human situation and living our Catholic Faith fully. 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Contact Chancellor Larry Navarrette (916) 230-0369 www.laguna-knights.org AD SPACE AVAILABLE! Where else can you support your Church while advertising your business? Starting at $7.00 per publication! For more information, please e-mail: [email protected] With Gratitude to Our Donors Please support the businesses that generously donated to our crab feed. Thank you to our parishioners that donated raffle and auction items. Kim Anderson B Street Theather Jason and Malissa Benade Bogle Winery Jerry and Verne Bowers Eddie and Menchie Cabrera Natalie Camerino Barbara Casey Mark Casale of Dos Coyotes Dr. Jocelyn Chavez Chick-Fil-A Carolyn Day Carla Geach Remy Gogo Dave and Monica Goodale Ben and Michelle Grotemeyer Donna and Leland Ho Fr. Leon Juchniewicz Please support the businesses that support your Parish! Nick and Julie Kastanes Julie Labrado Louise Maestretti Rebecca Marengo Alison McManus Larry and Tess Naes Nugget Matilde Palmer Monica Pfirrman Elizabeth Pott Raley’s Safeway Dr. and Mrs. Gregory Smith Bill and Sharon Sousa Smog’ N Go Larry Stanton Thomas Kuhl US Foods Denise Wesleder Child Abuse Prevention Month Pastoral Assistance for Victims of Sexual Abuse The Diocese of Sacramento provides pastoral care to persons who have suffered sexual abuse by members of the Catholic clergy and other Catholic Church workers. Please call toll-free at 866-7779133 if you are seeking assistance in coping with this tragic situation. Assistance is available in English and Spanish. A Prayer for Healing Holy Spirit, comforter of hearts, heal your people’s wounds and transform brokenness into wholeness. 916-627-2993 All You Can Eat! Live Auction Items Filipino Cuisine 1. One week Vacation Rental- 5 to 7 nights in a one or two bedroom condo in a General Dentistry & Orthodontics It’s time to get ready for our Parish Festival! Our Volunteer kick-off meeting will be held on May 11, 2015 starting at 6:30PM and ending at 8PM in the St. Isidore class room of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton School. There are many opportunities for you to help make the Festival a special event. Bring your ideas and join us. If you have any questions contact Colleen Neach at (916) 212-2839 or Jim Neach at (916) 496-0298. You can also send any questions or comments to us at the Parish Festival email at: [email protected] 9015 Bruceville Rd, Ste 120 Elk Grove, CA 95758 29. German Soup Tureen/Punch Bowl with 8 mugs in a Hunting Motif. (Translation of German words on the tureen, ”The hunter thrives on beer and wine.”) 686-1888 Lic #FD1677 Good Shepherd Parish Festival Kick-Off Meeting www.ginellesbakery.com Buffet 9101 Elk Grove Blvd. Catholic Church Parish Registration And Change of Address New to Good Shepherd Catholic Church Community? Recently moved or changed phone number? Name____________________________________________________________ Phone__________________________ E-mail____________________________ Grant us the courage and wisdom, humility and grace, to act with justice. Breathe wisdom into our prayers and labors. Grant that all harmed by abuse may find peace and justice. We ask this through Christ, our Lord. Amen Address__________________________________________________________ City, Zip__________________________________________________________ 4/26/15 Please provide weekly offering envelopes Yes No Please fill out and deposit in Offertory Basket. Thank You! CHURCH & OFFICE sacraments schedule 9539 Racquet Court Elk Grove, CA 95758 (916) 684-5722 • (916) 684-4472 Fax Hours: Mon, Tue, Thur, Fri 8am - 5pm, Closed for lunch 12 - 1pm Closed Wednesdays Reconciliation– Saturday 3:30 - 4:30 pm at the church or by appointment. Please call parish office to schedule. Masses: Saturday 5pm Vigil Sunday 7, 9, 11am & 1, 5pm Pastor: Rev. Leon Juchniewicz Parochial Vicar: Rev. Lester Menor Deacon: William Sousapresents Deacon: Edward Smith Office Manager: Program Title Denise Wesleder Parish Office Receptionist: Monica Goodale Coordinators of Religious Education: Sr. Sibele Gaya Moreira, VDMF Sr. Reyna Colimote, VDMF Religious Education Admin. Asst.: Menchie Cabrera (916) 683-2963 One/Eight Confirmation Preparation Coordinators: Saturday, February 28, 2015 Elizabeth Pott Scotia Burrell 6:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. Music Director: Suzanne GoodScoleri Shepherd Parish Center Life Teen Coordinator: Laura Spaugh Baptism– Please see our baptism section at www.gscceg.org for information regarding our baptism class schedule. Parents and godparents begin preparation for baptism by contacting the parish to register for baptism classes. Please call 684-5722. Marriage– Engaged couples should begin preparation a minimum of six months prior to the date of the wedding. Please call parish office to schedule. Weekdays 8:30am First Saturday of the Month 9:30am Holy day of Obligation Mass Schedule: 7:00pm Vigil, 8:30am and 7:00pm Children’s Liturgy of the Word at Sunday Masses 9am, 11am & 5pm and Kinderchurch provided at 9am Mass only. Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament: Every first Thursday, adoration, silent and with prayers of devotion group from 6-9pm. Every first Friday-Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament at 10:00am until 3:00pm with Divine Mercy Chaplet and solemn benediction. st. elizabeth ann seton catholic school 9539 Racquet Court Elk Grove, CA 95758 K-8 Principal: Trina Legacy Koontz (916) 684-7903 [email protected] Preschool Director: Tammy Babich (916) 691-4825 Music Ministry Notes Thank you for your continued musical participation! All are invited to join in the musical preparations for the Friday May 1st Confirmation Mass. Rehearsals will be Tuesday, April 28 at 7:45pm in the church. Please respect the space of the musical ministers at Mass. The area of seats sectioned off by the white iron rails near the piano is for choir members and musicians that participate in weekly rehearsals ONLY. If you wish to simply show up at Mass and sing any seat in the assembly is the perfect spot for that! If you would like to become a member of the choir simply see the music leader of your Mass time of choice for a rehearsal schedule. Please watch the bulletin for the upcoming Good Shepherd cantor training. Those interested in learning to proclaim the Word in song are encouraged to attend. Rosary Night of Prayer The Knights of Columbus of Good Shepherd Catholic Church is offering a Rosary Night of Prayer in honor of our Blessed Mother on Wednesday, May 13, 2015 at 6:00 pm in the Church, celebrating the feast day of Our Lady of Fatima. We will pray the rosary with Good Shepherd’s 13th Day of the Month Prayer Group and invite all Good Shepherd parishioners and all Brother Knights to attend. May is the month of Mary! What a great way to ask for her intercession by praying the rosary. This is a great opportunity for you to give thanks for blessings received, to pray for the sick in our parish April 25, family, or to pray forSaturday, a special intention that2015 you may have. Best 5:00 to PM of all, it gives us all an opportunity pray the rosary as a parish community. Mass Intentions Sherman (15yrBD) Please join us on thisDaniela special night of prayer. For more information Kim Paquette (SI) contact SK Iggy Lopez-Alvarez at (916) 689-2428. Ernesto and Francisca Jacinto (50yrWA) Anita Cerqui (+) Eric Philip Smith (+) Sr. Bethany Maak (+) —————————————————————- Mass Intentions Mass Intentions Sunday, April 26, 2015 Father Philip Wells Hall Dedication Thank you to those of you who generously contributed to make the Fr. Philip Wells hall dedication and celebration possible. It was a joyous event. The many food donations were greatly appreciated and provided a wonderful opportunity for fellowship on Saturday night and following the 7am and 9am Masses on Sunday. Thank you to all of you who contributed or attended for saying yes to the invitation to belong. A special thanks goes to: · Fr. Leon for dedicating the hall to honor of Fr. Phil, and for his inspiration and leadership · Kim Anderson and Mary Kay Link for the beautiful and joyful environment · Ryan Padua for the super walk down memory lane with the slide show · Pat Viduya for managing the food donations · Dr. Janice Tamai, Dr. David Kageyama and Denise Wesleder for shepherding our guest of honor · Cathy Lorda and Liz Ponce for managing the kitchen and food service along with the social committee · Sharon and Dr. Donald Carson and Donna Ho for their generous donations towards our tables · Ted and Dao Truong, owners of Laguna Party & Rentals, 9168 Franklin Blvd. for the beautiful balloon arch and helium balloon donations · Ken and Mary Kay Link, Kim and Eric Anderson, Deacon Bill Sousa, and Steve May for their touching testimonies · Menchie Cabrera and Christy Nix for photographing the event · Mark and Danielle Kloeppel for preparing the dedication plaque · Committee members Conchita Masaoay, Scioto Spooner, Janie Gessner, Pat Kersting, Monica Small, Donna Gutierrez, Ruth and Terry Defrates for their many contributions. · All parishioners who generously donated food and time including a large number of youth from the Edge program. And of course our event chairperson, Betty May who without her tireless energy and effort, this wonderful night of memories could not have been possible! Saturday, April 25, 2015 7:00 am Monday, April 27, 2015 5:00 PM Conrado Gunabe (SI-healing) 8:30am Ernesto and Francisca Jacinto (SI-healing) Daniela Sherman (15yrBD) Constancia Sanchez (SI-healing) Kim Paquette (SI) Mary Stungis (+) Ernesto and Francisca Jacinto (50yrWA) Cita M. Lumbang (BD) Patrocinio Isidro (+) Anita Cerqui (+) M. Manaois (BD) Eric Philip SmithStefan (+) ————————————————————Sr. Bethany Maak (+) —————————————————————am Sunday, April 26, 2015 Tuesday, April 28, 2015 Gary and Celeste Hickman (WA) 7:00 am 8:30am Myrna Panelo (+) Conrado Gunabe (SI-healing) Ernesto and Francisca Jacinto (SI-healing) Joyce Lin (+) Patrocinio Isidro (+) Constancia Sanchez (SI-healing) Nelia FernandesNettie (+) Brousard (5yrDA) Cita M. Lumbang (BD) Nelly Bisquera (+) Stefan M. Manaois (BD) ————————————————————Ceaser Tila (+) 9:00 am ———————————————————————————————————————— Gary and Celeste Hickman (WA) 11:00 amWednesday, April 29, 2015 Myrna Panelo (+) Joyce Lin (+) Abby Newman (SI-healing)8:30am Nelia Fernandes (+) Nelly Bisquera (+)Queen Ester Lakin (+) Ceaser Tila (+) Juliet Rodriguez (+) ————————————————————— John David Barba (+) ————————————————————— 11:00 am Aquilino and MarcianaThursday, Aquino (+) April 30, 2015 Abby Newman (SI-healing) Vicente Dionela Sr. and Agatona Dionela (+) Queen Ester Lakin (+) —————————————————————9:00 Juliet Rodriguez (+) ———————————————————— John David Barba (+) Aquilino and Marciana Aquino (+) 1:00 pm Vicente Dionela Sr. and Agatona Dionela (+) CFF NEWS 4th Sunday of Easter Grade 1 Grade 2 Grade 3 Grade 4 Grade 5 Grade 6 RCIC News: RCIC Level 1 We Celebrate … Baptism / Lent Eucharist: Chapter 8 – Living Eucharist RCIC Level 2 No Class on April 26. April 26 is Celebration of 1st Holy Eucharist @ 9:00 am Mass in the Church April 30 @ 6:00 pm Confirmation Rehearsal May 1 is Celebration of Confirmation @ 6:30 pm Mass in the Church. Class resumes May 3. ———————————————————— Sam 1:00 pm Willi (+) ———————————————————— Greg Wong (+)Friday, May 1, 2015 John Patrick Moga (+) Sam Willi (+) Greg Wong (+) John Patrick Moga (+) Rodrigo and Priscilla Lumbang (+) ——————————————————–— All of our Good Shepherd Confirmandi (SI) 5:00 pm ——————————————————–— All of our First Communicants (SI) 5:00 pm Patrocinio Isidro (DA) Patrocinio Isidro (DA) Erlinda Sandoval (+)Erlinda Sandoval (+) Deceased (+) Deceased (+) Thanksgiving (TG) Thanksgiving (TG) Death Anniversary (DA) Deceased (+) Birthday (BD) Special Intention (SI) Wedding Anniversary (WA) Death Anniversary (DA) Special Intention (SI) Birthday (BD) Thanksgiving (TG) Birthday (BD) Wedding Anniversary (WA) Wedding Anniversary (WA) Death Anniversary (DA) Special Intention (SI) Class Activity Practice 1st Communion Procession with Parents (No Class -2nd grade ONLY) If you picked May 2 @ 1:30 Mass, your practice is April 28 @ 6pm If you picked May 16 @ 11:00 Mass, your practice is April 29 @ 6pm If you picked May 16 @ 1:30 Mass, your practice is April 30 @ 5pm Chapter 6: Gifts of the Holy Spirit Who is the Holy Spirit? Chapter 7: Receive the Holy Spirit What are the Gifts of the Holy Spirit Chapter 6: The Paschal Mystery What is the Paschal Mystery? The Ascension of the Lord/The Solemnity of Pentecost READINGS Sunday Acts 4:8-12 | First John 3:1-2 | John 10:11-18 Mo: Acts 11:1-18 | John 10:1-10 Tu: Acts 11:19-26 | John 10:22-30 We: Acts 12:24--13:5 | John 12:44-50 Th: Acts 13:13-25 | John 13:16-20 Fr: Acts 13:26-33 | John 14:1-6 Sa: Acts 13:44-52 | John 14:7-14 Elizabeth Ministry News! Painting Party Fundraiser! An adult evening out of fun and fellowship to benefit Elizabeth Ministry! Liz Harrington, founder of Paints and Pints will be our Art Instructor to guide us through an art piece or you are welcome to create your own! Friday, May 8, 2015 6-8 pm at Sinful Treats More details, the sample art piece and tickets are on sale in the church office! $35 includes all painting supplies, canvas and dinner! Proceeds will help create the prayer/welcome packages for our Parish Families! Knights of Columbus, Council 11236 Catholic Home Missions Many dioceses right here in the United States do not have enough priests and trained lay ministers to serve their parishes. These dioceses are known as home missions. The Catholic Home Missions Appeal will take place this weekend in the second collection, and supports these dioceses by funding essential ministries, including seminary education and lay ministry training. Please be generous in this appeal and share your resources to strengthen the Church at home. A portion of the collection will also support the effort by the Church for Black and Native American Indians. Knights of Columbus Scholarship All Catholic students who are members of Good Shepherd Parish and attend public, private or parochial schools who are currently in the eighth grade, and who will be attending a catholic high school, are invited to participate in the 2015 Laguna Council High School Scholarship Contest. Students are encouraged to write a 500 to 750 word essay on the following theme: Importance of Religious Freedom. The local contest will be hosted by Laguna Council #11236 in Elk Grove. Three scholarships of $1,000.00 each will be awarded. The entry form is available on the Laguna Council’s website at www.laguna-knights.org. No entrant will be admitted without the completed parental consent section. Your entry form and essay may be submitted in person or can be mailed to Knights of Columbus 9539 Racquet Ct, Elk Grove, CA 95758. Essays will not be accepted after May 8, 2015. Camp Pendola Camp Pendola helps campers develop independence and confidence. The overnight camp experience is a great place for children and youth to express their individuality as they select activities that they enjoy, are supported in something new and celebrate their successes with cabin mates. For more information check out our web site www.pendola.org or call 916-733-0123. kinderchurch The Kinderchurch Ministry is a parent participation ministry open to Good Shepherd’s youngest parishioners – ages 18 months (by the first day of Kinderchurch) through their Kindergarten year. * The Kinderchurch program seeks to build an enriching faith community for the youngest members of our church. We supplement their Catholic foundation with a meaningful religious education program through the use of age-appropriate lessons, stories, songs, and crafts while their parents attend Mass. * Kinderchurch is offered during the 9 am Mass from September through May. * We are looking for more adult catechists to help provide this wonderful religious experience for the children of our parish - NO teaching experience is needed! Please contact Laura Wade and Angela Banbury at [email protected] with any questions. CHILDREN’S LITURGY OF THE WORD CLOW is a parent participation ministry staffed solely by volunteers for 1st4th graders which takes place during Sunday 9am, 11am, and 5pm Masses. Father calls up the children AFTER the Opening Prayer and we process the children to the Parish Center for our class. The children return at the end of the Homily so they can participate in Holy Communion. Please email [email protected] gscceg.org for more information if you would like to volunteer as a Catechist or assistant . Father’s Day w/ Bishop Soto Join Bishop Soto at Raley Field on Fathers Day Sunday, June 21, 2015. Play catch with Bishop Soto on the field before the game @ 11:00am. A special Father’s Day Blessing for all dads and granddads @ 11:45am. Fellowship and fun with friends and family. Tickets are $16. For more information please visit www.iCatholicYouth.com. Attention All Dynamic Catholic Ambassador’s Club Members: If you have received the entire series of DECISION POINT short films and the accompanying workbook and would like to donate it to our CFF Religious Ed Office, kindly drop it off at our Parish Office with our Thanks! This is a program we currently use for our RCIC program and find it to be very engaging and dynamic. Your kind generosity in support to this ministry is much appreciated. Mother - Daughter Programs 2015 The Mother-Daughter programs explore God’s special gift of human fertility and the beauty and wonder of God’s plan for growing up and becoming a woman. The Teen (13 - 16) and Tween (10 - 12) programs cover similar subject matter while differing in depth and scope. Visit www.motherdaughterprogram.com for more information about program locations, time and content or to register. Honor Our Mother - Mary’s Hour 2015 Join the Youth Ministries from the Diocese of Sacramento for Mary’s Hour on Friday, May 1, 2015 at 5:30pm at St. John the Baptist Parish in Chico, CA or on Saturday, May 2, 2015 at 5:00pm at St. Catherine of Siena in Vallejo, CA. Mary’s Hour includes Mass, Twilight Scriptural Walk or Rosary, Exposition and Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament. For more information go to www.icatholicyouth.com. Healing After Abortion Retreat Rachel’s Vineyard Is someone you know suffering after an abortion, perhaps years after the choice? Please consider the Rachel’s Vineyard Retreat weekend, May 1-3, 2015, in Auburn, sponsored by the Diocese of Sacramento. This unique and effective experience presents the mercy and compassion of God. The retreat is extremely helpful for those who struggle with feelings of: shame, anger, grief, or for those who have not forgiven themselves or others. Open to women, men, couples, and family members touched by abortion. The cost is $175 per person. Financial assistance is available. For a registration packet or more information, contact Paula Segno at (916) 733-0161 or write projectrache[email protected] Inquiries and participation are strictly confidential. St. Vincent de Paul News We are pleased to be settled in our new space and have so much more room. Thanks for your patience. Our hopes are that by next week we will be accepting clothing and miscellaneous items to the shed in the SVDP parking lot. The cart in the Narthex is ONLY for food items. Please do not put anything other than food in the cart. We are asking that nothing be left on the floor around the cart. If your food donation doesn’t fit in the cart OR you have non-food items to donate, please drop them off on Monday morning to get a donation letter, or place the donation in the shed once it’s ready. This week we were able to hand out bread, cabbage, celery, potatoes, oranges, condiments, and snacks. We were able to assist 63 families, serving 198 people and gave out 190 boxes/bags of food. Stewardship at Good Shepherd Grow our Gifts…Share our Blessings Stewardship of Treasure Our collection total for April 18th/19th = $17,753.85 Thank you for your generous support. Your ongoing donations are essential in helping us meet the many needs of the parish and community.
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