Our Lady of Guadalupe R.C. Church 7201 15th Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11228 Rectory 718-236-8300 Fax: 718-236-8119 www.olguadalupe-brooklyn.com Parish Ministry Monsignor Robert J. Romano, Pastor Rev. Anthony Raso, Parochial Vicar Rev. Andrew Soley, C.S.Sp., Parochial Vicar Deacon John J. La Greca Weekend Assistants Rev. Carlo Graziano (Italian) Music Ministry Mr. Phil Nuzzo, Director of Music Ministry Mrs. Janet Cullen, Director of Youth Choir Weekday: Saturday: Sunday: Mass Schedule Monday-Friday 7:30 & 8:30 AM 8:30 AM, 5:30 PM Vigil 7:00 PM (Spanish Mass) 8:00 AM, 9:00 AM (Italian) 10:30 AM, 12 Noon Rectory Office Hours Monday—Friday: 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM, 2 PM - 4 PM 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM Saturday: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Sunday and Holidays: Emergency calls only. Devotions: Eucharistic Adoration Eucharistic Adoration daily in the St. Francis Chapel until 3:30 PM. No Benediction. Parish School Sr. Dolores F. Crepeau, CSJ - Principal 1514 72nd Street Brooklyn, NY 11228 (718) 331-2070 Office of Faith Formation/Religious Education Deacon John J. La Greca, Director Mrs. Marina Cassiliano, Administrative Assistant (718) 331-4003 Office Hours: By appointment only Baptisms English - Second Sunday of month at 1:15 PM. Spanish - Every Third Saturday at 1:00 PM. Sacrament of Reconciliation Saturday 4:30 PM to 5:15 PM Anytime during Rectory Office Hours. Marriages All couples must make arrangements at the Rectory at least six (6) months prior to the wedding date. Couples must attend in-home pre-cana. Please call the rectory to meet with a priest or deacon. Sick and Shut-In The priests and extra-ordinary ministers of the Eucharist are available to bring the Sacraments to those unable to come to Mass. Please contact Rectory. Miraculous Medal Novena Monday after 8:30 AM Mass Novena booklets and Miraculous Medals are available in the sacristy. Please see Sr. Ann Martin. Parish Registration All parishioners should register at the rectory. If you are not registered, we cannot issue letters of testimony or sponsorship for a sacrament. Please notify us of change of address, even within the parish. Marian Hour Rosary, Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament, devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus and the Immaculate Heart of Mary, every Friday 2:00 PM in the Chapel. Prayer Group Wednesday (Bible Study) 7:00 PM Rectory Bsmt/Chapel Divine Mercy Devotion Friday at 3:00 PM in the Chapel Youth Program Gary Cassiliano, President (718) 259-9566 May 10, 2015 TODAY’S READINGS First Reading — The gift of the Holy Spirit was poured out on the Gentiles also (Acts 10:25-26) Psalm — The Lord has revealed to the nations his saving power (Psalm 98). Second Reading — God is love (1 John 4:7-10) Gospel — No one has greater love than this: to lay down one’s life for one’s friends (John 15:9-17) May 10 People of the Parish Rosalia Cardinale Angelo & Angela Chiarelli, Italia Mazzarella, Nancy and Anita Benvenuto, Phyllis Calaprice, Antoinette F. and Anthony B. Cianflone, Jennie and Joseph DeGirolamo, Giuseppa Covello, Betty Galvin, Fortunata and Michelangelo Attardo, Margie and Sissy Mormando, Nancy Roche, Puccio, Esposito and Labano Families, Antonio and Maria Bertone, Biagio and Carmelina Bertone 12:00 pm Alice and Frank DeCarlo Monday, May 11 7:30 am Mother’s Day Novena 8:30 am Rosemarie Iacampo Tuesday, May 12 7:30 am Mother’s Day Novena 8:30 am Angelo and Angela Chiarelli Wednesday, May 13 7:30 am Mother’s Day Novena 8:30 am Dominick Mazzone 7:00 pm People of the Parish Thursday, May 14— The Ascension of the Lord 7:30 am Mother’s Day Novena 8:30 am Angelo and Angela Chiarelli 10:30 am Angelo and Angela Chiarelli Friday, May 15 7:30 am Mother’s Day Novena 8:30 am Josephine DiCaro Saturday, May 16 8:30 am Mother’s Day Novena 5:30 pm Dora Gentile and Antoinette Foresta 7:00 pm Elisa Pallasco and Victor Nasipucha Sunday, May 17 8:00 am People of the Parish 9:00 am Mariano and Veronica Magnifico 10:30 am Angelo & Angela Chiarelli, Vincent DeGuiseppe, Anthony Barrese, John Cantarino, Celia Vescuso, Santo Vittorio Society, Simone, Antonia and Paolo Honovich, Alexandra Cursio, Frank Careccia 12:00 pm Mary Ciccotto SAINTS AND SPECIAL OBSERVANCES Sunday: Sixth Sunday of Easter; Mother’s Day Tuesday: Ss. Nereus and Achilleus; St. Pancras Wednesday: Our Lady of Fatima Thursday: The Ascension of the Lord (unless transferred to Sunday) Friday: St. Isidore Saturday: Armed Forces Day Sunday, 8:00 am 9:00 am 10:30 am Anthony Bruno Isabella Freed Vicky Napoli Madeline Montenegro Marie DePaolo JP Cerulli Martha Krukis Ann Maldari Veronica Gibbons Gaetano Mastroianni Rocco Bellantoni Robert Provenzano Trezza Family Natalie Fiore Victoria Ricotta Vito Calaprice Vincent Laterra Jr. Carmela Acquaviva Joanne Eterno Vivian Franzitta Olga Petrick Christopher Petrick Jill Tung Gregory Rapisarda Baby Sadie Olive Ann Romeo Baby Rocco Morabito Baby Olivia Gabriella Ungro Michele DiLeo John Criscione Carmen Costa Frances Armetta Matteo Natoli Giuseppe Fuda Jane LaBella Lucy Romano Charles Benanti Weekly Collections Our Parish Goal for the weekly offerings is $9,000. The Collection of May 3rd totaled $4,887.00 The money that is donated from our weekly collections is the only source of income to support our parish. Our weekly expenses reflect the minimum needed for all the church’s utilities, insurance fees, salaries, ongoing maintenance, repairs, and numerous other bills for operating expenses…. as well as the increasing costs for the many, many parish programs, ministries and services we offer here at OLG. If possible, if each of our parishioners could just increase your weekly contribution, BY ONE OR TWO DOLLARS it would greatly help offset the increasing costs faced by our church. We genuinely understand that these are difficult economic times and it’s not easy for any family to sacrifice even more right now. We want to assure you that every single penny donated goes right back into our church, the operations of our church and our parish programs. Once again, thank you for your continuing generosity. Frank Careccia For the week of May 10th Offertory Gifts (Bread &Wine) In Loving Memory of Angelo and Angela Chiarelli As requested by Children Sanctuary Lamp (Church) In Loving Memory of Angelo and Angela Chiarelli As requested by Children Altar Flowers In Loving Memory of Angelo and Angela Chiarelli In Loving Memory of John LaDuca (2 baskets) As requested by Children Altar Candles (Set of 2) As requested by Frances, Dianne, Linda And Larry Silvestri Our Lady of Guadalupe parish will be running the Summer Fun Camp once again this year. The camp will take place from July 6 - August 14 and it will run from 9 am to 3 pm, Monday through Friday. It is open for children ages 5 to 11. More details are available on our website, including registration information and forms. If you have any specific questions please email Natalie Burke, Camp Director, at [email protected] The Mass book for months July through December 2015 will open on Saturday, May 16th at 9am in the Rectory Basement. Next weekend we will have a special collection for the people of Nepal who were affected by the devastating Earthquake. On April 25, a 7.8-magnitude earthquake struck Nepal. The official death toll has surpassed 7,000. We ask that you be as generous as your means will allow. Thank you. Our Lady of Guadalupe Blood Drive Sunday, May 17, 2015 9:00am-2:00pm * 1514 72nd Street - Gym * NYBC Eligibility Line 1-800-688-0900* www.nybloodcenter.org * www.mydonoradvantage.com * No SS# Required – A Photo or Signature ID is Required * Eat well balanced meals before giving blood. Our Lady of Guadalupe School's HSA ~ Presents ~ Grocery Bag Bingo Friday, May 29, 2015 * OLG Gym 72nd Street/15th Ave Doors Open at 6:00PM First Game at 7:00PM $10 Admission Includes 2 Bingo Cards Food & Beverages, Beer and Wine for Sale Great Raffles and 50/50 *ADULTS ONLY* * Goal * $46, 277.00 As of 5/05/2015 188 Families pledged $41, 646.00 ITALIAN APOSTOLATE L’Apostolato Italiano inizia il Rosario in onore della Madonna del Rosario del Lunedi al Venerdi nella Cappella dale ore 2 alle ore 3pm. Segue il Rosario della Divina Misericordia. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ The Italian Apostolate will be reciting the Rosary in honor of the Blessed Mother Monday to Friday from 2pm to 3pm in the Chapel followed by Divine Mercy Devotion. Please join us. Religious Education Registration and Re-Registration for 2015 - 2016 For Grades K – 7 Began on Sunday, April 26, 2015 Please call the Office of Faith Formation for an appointment (718) 331 - 4003. Ask for Mrs. Marina Cassiliano Parish Registration Why You Need To Register To all of our parishioners who are still not registered, we respectfully ask that you take just a minute to use the form below and register now. Also, to those parishioners who, for whatever reason, cannot attend mass with us every week, we also ask that you please register with us. You are still part of our parish family and we welcome you. In order to fully participate in our parish, to be always informed about our parish and all of the many, many services and programs we provide, of all the support services available, of all of the events planned--you need to be registered. Also, if you are not registered and you are not using your weekly envelopes, we cannot issue any letters in connection with sponsorship for the Sacraments, we cannot give recommendations for positions, schools, etc. and we also cannot provide letters or documentation confirming your charitable weekly donations in the prior tax years. It is extremely important that you register with our church. It is as simple as filling out one of the WELCOME ENVELOPES in the back of the church or by simply using the form below and giving it to an usher, dropping in a collection basket or by stopping in the rectory office at your earliest convenience. You can now also register on our parish website. Become a Registered Parishioner If you would like to be registered as a parishioner, please fill out the form below and return it to our church offices or place in one of the collection baskets or boxes. Please print clearly. NAME: ADDRESS: CITY (Optional Information) __________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________ _____________________ STATE _____________ZIP____________ TELEPHONE NUMBER(S): (home) ___________________________________ (cell)_______________________________ and/or (work)_________________________ EMAIL: ____________________________________________________________ Sixth Sunday of Easter Congratulations to Our Lady of Guadalupe’s First Holy Communion Class! BOYS Davide Alighieri Roman Oscar Baltazar Navarrete Luca Caria Joseph DeVito Michael Gebron Max Gordon Patrick Hargitai Anthony Leone Steven Loperena Justin Madrid Jason McGill Andy Mejia Paul Vincent Orsolino Antonio Paini Christopher Santiago GIRLS Wendy Enriquez Kyla Funes Rebecca Guaman Alicia Hernandez Ashley Nicastro Reese Parasacando Melany Patino-Ortiz Matilde Quizhpi Savannah Ramirez Isabella Yenzer Members of the Armed Forces on Active Duty From Our Lady of Guadalupe “Protect them as they protect us. Bless them for the selfless acts they perform for us. Bring them home safely to those who wait for them. Amen” LCPL Michael Cala (2nd Tour in Afghanistan) Any family that has loved ones or friends serving in our Armed Forces, please submit their names, rank, service branch and deployment location to the rectory office. We would like to publish their names in a prayer list in our bulletin to thank them, to honor them and to keep them in our prayers. Mass schedule for The Ascension of the Lord: Wednesday Vigil Mass@ 7:00PM Thursday Morning @ 7:30AM 8:30AM 10:30AM Glenn Mohr Chorale at Sts. Simon and Jude Church A special thank you to those who helped make this day so special… Our Priests—Monsignor Romano, Fr. Andrew, Fr. Raso ~ Deacon John J. LaGreca, Mrs. Marina Cassiliano, Sister Ann Martin ~ Sr. Dolores F. Crepeau, C.S.F., Ms. Catt, Mrs. Jennifer Borthwick, Janet Cullen and Phil Nuzzo, Barbara Gordon, Frank Gutierrez, James Brischetta and… To the Parents for entrusting your children to our Parish. MOTHER’S DAY PRAYERS Hold My Mother Close Heavenly Father, hold my mother close to your Heart As we hold her close to mine. Let her know today and every day how much we love her. Lord, comfort her mind and reassure her that her motherly care was everything we needed and wanted And that we love her dearly. Lord, comfort her body as she ages and grant her health and Vitality as she goes through her days here on earth. Bring all Good things to my precious mother, dear God, and bless her Every day, in every way. Amen. Mother of Our Savior Blessed Mary, mother of our divine Savior. I seek to emulate your loving kindness in every way. Please bless me and my children, and keep us always mindful of the great gifts motherhood can bring. Amen. Join us for a special FREE event on May 17, 2015 at 3:00PM at Sts. Simon and Jude Church (295 Avenue T between Lake Street and Van Sicklen Street) in Brooklyn. “Go To Galilee” is a wonderful production based on the early ministry of the Apostles and the early Church. Glenn Mohr Productions is a spiritually motivated group active in the creation of original music and theatrical presentations. For more information please contact the Sts. Simon and Jude rectory at (718) 375-9600 Monday-Friday from 1:00-4:00PM Italian Board of Guardians, Inc. An Affiliation of Catholic Charities Diocese of Brooklyn & Queens 7403 18th Avenue Tel. 718-232-4242 Email: [email protected] Brooklyn, NY 11204 Fax 718-232-6402 website: www.ibgny.org Home Companion Services Call us for companionship and care. We have Italian and English speaking companions. We can provide low cost, hourly or live-in companions to assist with cooking, cleaning, shopping, laundry and accompanying to doctors. Please call the above number for more information. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ~~~~ Counseling Services Provides counseling to adults, teens, seniors and children through services including individuals, couples and families. All services are offered in English and Italian. We specialize in anxiety disorders (Panic Attacks) depression, separation, divorce and bereavement. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Tutoring Services One-on-one in all subjects from elementary grades through High School. All our tutors are NYC Board of Education teachers. Supplementary Educational Services for Educationally at-risk children.
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