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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