the April 5, 2015 Bulletin - Holy Trinity Roman Catholic Church

Mass Intentions
Easter Sunday
of the Resurrection of the Lord
Saturday, April 4, 2015
8:00 pm
Easter Flower Memorials
7:00 am
8:30 am
10:00 am
11:30 am
Easter Flower Memorials
Easter Flower Memorials
Easter Flower Memorials
Easter Flower Memorials
Sunday, April 5, 2015
Weekday Mass Schedule
April 6 - 10, 2015
Monday
6:30 am
9:00 am
Acts 2:14, 22-33 * Mt 28:8-15
No Mass
Msgr. Stanley T. Sosnowski fr: Bachman Family
Tuesday
6:30 am
8:00 am
Acts 2:36-41 * Jn 20:11-18
Joseph & Ann Laroche from Laroche Family
Birthday Intentions Bernice Moakley from
Chris & Julie Moakley
Wednesday
6:30 am
8:00 am
Thursday
6:30 am
8:00 am
Acts 3:1-10 * Lk 24:13-35
Helen Muha from Joe & David Ziser
NO MASS
Acts 3:11-26 * Lk 24:35-48
John Toth from Stephen Chase
Paul Neupauer, Sr. from John & Eileen Simitz
Friday
6:30 am
8:00 am
Acts 4:1-12 * Jn 21:1-14
Nicolina & Alfredo Peluso from Pauline Fusco
Dec’d Joseph Drabic Fam fr: Rich/Marge Drabic
Acts 4:32-35 * 1 Jn 5:1-6 * Jn 20:19-31
Saturday, April 11, 2015
5:00 pm
Rudolph Potetz from Grandchildren
Sunday, April 12, 2015
7:15 am
8:30 am
10:00 am
11:30 am
Parishioners of Holy Trinity
Michael Meleta from Meleta Family
James J. Rushe from Mike & Rosemarie Cassidy
Joseph Hartman, Sr. from Karen Panik & Family
Your Sacrificial Offering:
March 29, 2015 Collection: Stewardship $9,934.00
Children’s envelopes: $45.75;
Liturgical Publication Rebate (Bulletin) $1,500.00
Thank you for your generosity.
From the Pastor’s Desk
Dear Parishioners and Friends,
On this solemn feast of Easter,
we extend to you, our dear
parishioners and friends, our sincere wish for
a blessed Easter. May the light of Christ and
the hope that permeates this celebration fill
your hearts with a renewed faith in the
resurrection and a longing for the Kingdom of
God! We will remember you and your special
intentions in the celebration of Easter Mass.
C H R I S T
I S
R I S E N !
ALLELUIA!
ALLELUIA!
We joyfully welcome
John
Borkenhagen,
Kenneth Morgan, Diane
Pedriani, Beverly Sharrer
and Laura Lee Warren
who have been received
into full communion with
the Catholic Church, during the Easter Vigil.
Congratulations and Easter Blessings!
THANK
YOU
to all who
contributed to our Easter
Flower Memorials for
your living and deceased loved
ones. Your intentions will be
remembered in our Masses
throughout the Easter Season.
Devotional Candles by the Sacred Heart
Statue—Suggested donation $2.00. These
candles are now electric. Please restrain your
children from pushing the buttons. These
candles will stay lit for 5 days just like the
previous candles.
Handicapped/Wheelchair Accessible Pew—
the first pew on St. Joseph’s side of church
has been shortened to make room between the
first and second pew to accommodate a
wheelchair or someone who may need to
stretch their leg from an injury. Please be
considerate and leave the first pew open for
our handicapped parishioners, those with
canes or walkers, etc.
Holy Trinity’s Website
holytrinitywhitehall.weconnect.com
Upcoming Parish Events
Soup Kitchen—Saturday, April 11 - salads and
desserts needed. Please drop items off in the Parish
Hall Kitchen by 11:30am on April 11. NO SERVERS
needed this month.
First planning meeting scheduled for
Tuesday, April 28 at 7:00pm in the
Parish Hall.
Commemorative Holy Trinity Cross
We are sorry we ran out of our gift to you,
for your dedication and patience during
construction. New crosses are on back
order and we want to make sure every
registered family receives one. If you did not receive
your gift, please sign the sheets on the bulletin boards
with your name printed clearly. Thank you!
Saturday, April 11 join The Most Rev. John O.
Barres, Bishop of Allentown and the Helpers of God's
Precious Infants at the monthly Prayer Pilgrimage,
which begins with Mass at 8:00am at Notre Dame
Church of Bethlehem, 1861 Catasauqua Road. The
pilgrimage continues with The Rosary at the abortion
facility located at 31 South Commerce Way, Bethlehem
Industrial Park. Be part of the call to let your prayer
and presence bring God's everlasting, unconditional
love to all those involved in abortion.
Good Shepherd Catholic First
Annual Alumni Social ~ Feast of the
Good Shepherd, Sunday, April 26.
We invite legacy Alumni from all of
our parish schools to reconnect as we
celebrate our history. See side
entrances for more details and
forms.
GOOD SHEPHERD CATHOLIC SCHOOL
610-262-9171
[email protected]
Shopper Certificate Sales Tuesday and Thursday
9:00am—12:00Noon. We have Giant, Weis,
Redners, CVS and Kohl’s certificates on hand for
your convenience. This is a way for you to support
our school that costs you nothing!
Good Shepherd Catholic School will be holding
their 4th Annual Golf Outing on Sat., May 9th at
Willowbrook Golf Course. Please pick up a sign up
sheet on the bulletin board or call Joe Heberling at
610-261-4864.
HOLY APOSTLES RELIGIOUS ED
Mrs. Barbara Majkowski, CRE
Religious Ed Office (610) 261-0144
WEBSITE—www.holyapostlesre.org
Classes will NOT meet on Monday, April 6, Tuesday,
April 7 and Wednesday, April 8.
Grade 2 First Communion Practice - Wed., April 8
and Fri., April 10th at 5pm at Holy Trinity church
First Communion - Saturday, April 11 at 10:30am
Grade 8 - Confirmation practice – Sun., April 12th at
1:00pm at Holy Trinity. All sponsors and candidates are
required to attend.
Confirmation -Thursday., April 16 at 4:30pm
Final donations will be accepted
until next Sunday, April 12.
Please place in the collection in an
envelope. Thank you.
Adult Confirmation –Bishop Barres will
celebrate the Sacrament of Confirmation
for all adults of the Diocese of Allentown
who have not yet received the sacrament
on Sunday, May 24 at 12:00Noon at the
Cathedral of St. Catharine of Siena.
If there are any adults in the parish who have not been
confirmed and desires to receive the sacrament, please
call Msgr. Dan at the Rectory.
Upcoming Community Events
STAND WITH US FOR LIFE! Mark you calendars for
the 5th Annual March for Life in Reading to be held on
April 26, 2015. The March will start with live music and
a rally beginning at 2:00 PM at Berks Catholic High
School Auditorium. At 3:00 PM we will walk from Berks
Catholic to Holy Rosary Church at 3rd & Franklin Sts.
where buses will transport us back to BC. Baby items are
also being requested and will be distributed to the Crisis
Pregnancy Centers throughout the area. We are asking
you to be part of this total community effort in support of
the Sanctity of Life! For additional information you may
contact Helen MacMinn at 610-582-1075
Host families are needed for several Nacel Open Door
International students who will be attending Allentown
Central Catholic this coming fall. These F-1 visa
students speak English, are fully insured, and have their
own pocket money for personal expenses. Host families
provide room and board and receive a generous monthly
hosting stipend.
For more info, please contact
Lori George at 484-221-1322.
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