St. Stephen Catholic church (304) 743-3234

St. Stephen Catholic church
2491 James River Turnpike, Ona, WV 25545
(304) 743-3234
Reverend Babu Joseph Elamturuthil
WEB SITE: www.ststephens1.com
E MAIL: [email protected]
OUR MISSION STATEMENT
St Stephen Catholic Church, as a family of believers, is committed to pray, to teach, to study and to share our
gifts and talent with those whose lives we touch daily. The mission of our Parish is to proclaim the Gospel of
Our Lord Jesus Christ and to build a loving, caring community.
MASS SCHEDULE
Tuesday 5:30 p.m.
Wednesday—Friday
8:00 a.m.
Saturday 9:00 a.m.
Sunday 9:30 a.m.
Thirtieth Sunday
In Ordinary Time
October 26, 2014
PARISH COMMITTEE & GROUP CHAIRS
Pastoral Council ….…….....…......
Trey Bedway
Finance Council ……….....…........
Lou Fischer
Eucharist ………….…….....….....
Clara Schulte
Liturgy …………………..............… Jean Valdes
Liturgy ........................... Sister Mary Grace Barile
RCIA ..................…...….......….... David Warner
Christian Service ….......…….....
Co-chairperson ...........................
Beckie Mohn
Faith Outreach ...........................
Patrick Grace
Music Director ……………..... Marieanne Cordle
Education Director ……….... Christine Anderson
C.W.I.T. ……....... Barb Hultin, Marge Carpenter
Activities ………..........… Lisa Willis, Andy Footo
Today’s Mass is offered In Loving
Memory of Fred Faulk
by Angelika & Clive Hunt
WELCOME NEW PARISHIONERS
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information. You may place it in the collection basket, mail it, or bring it to the parish office
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MUSIC THIS WEEK
GATHERING
Sing a Joyful Song to the Lord
557
PSALM 18
I love You, Lord, my strength.
Pg. 222
GOSPEL ACCLAMATION
Pg. 223
PREPARATION
You are Mine
COMMUNION
Close Your Eyes and See
SENDING FORTH
We Praise You
552
Take the Word of God with You
373
PARISH SCHEDULES
CONTRIBUTIONS
October 19, 2014
Mass Offerings
$
1,757.00
Social Concerns
$
100.00
World Mission
$
318.25
Spaghetti Dinner
$
462
260.00
Halloween Dance
$
120.00
$
2,555.25
October 26, 2014
November 2, 2014
HOST
Diane & Frank Chandler
CROSS BEARER
Rex Newby
READERS
Dave Warner & Martha Newby
COMMUNION
George Gonsowski, David Warner,
Paula Grace, Joe Shanklin & Clara
Worst Schulte
ALTAR SERVERS
HOST
Bunny Boone & Chris Martin
CROSS BEARER
John Moore
READERS
Frank Chandler & Bil Neal
COMMUNION
Martha Newby, Lou Fischer,
Sr. Mary Grace, Carolyn
Ciavarella, & Diane Chandler
ALTAR SERVERS
Emily Bedway & Richard Hoffman
KITCHEN HOSPITALITY
Carolyn Ciavarella & Chris Martin
DOUGHNUT PICKUP
Jim Adkins
COLLECTION COUNTERS
Frank Chandler & Chris Crytzer
WATER PLANTS
John Moore
THIRTIETH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
KITCHEN HOSPITALITY
Angie & Kristen footo
DOUGHNUT PICKUP
The Bedway Family
COLLECTION COUNTERS
Karen Hale & Pauletta Lyzenga
WATER PLANTS
Jean Valdes
Family Perspectives by Bud Ozar
In today’s gospel Jesus describes the vocation of parents: “The greatest among you will be your
servant.” Children take our blood, genes, strength, name, patience and resources. A parent’s servitude begins at the moment of conception. The Lord is present in each of our acts of selfless service.
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Please join
PARISH CALENDAR
OUR LADY OF FATIMA PARISH AND
TODAY, Oct. 26
PARISH SCHOOL
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for the upcoming Spaghetti Dinner!
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Sunday, November 9, 2014
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Mass 9:30 a.m.
Gift Classes today following Liturgy.
SPAGHETTI DINNER 12:00 p.m.—6:00 p.m.
12:00 pm—7:00 pm
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in the
MONDAY, Oct. 27
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Our Lady of Fatima Parish School Gym
535 Norway Ave., Huntington, WV
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ECCHO opens 10:00 a.m. Volunteers Welcome!
Tickets are $10 for Adults and $5 for children 10 and
under. To order tickets, contact the School Office at
(304)523-2861
TUESDAY, Oct. 28
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And...after you enjoy some delicious spaghetti, browse
the Sweet Shoppe, the Book Fair, this year’s added attraction, the Bazaar! You can also take a chance on one of
our Raffle Baskets!
No Mass
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Mass 5:30 p.m.
A.A. Meeting, 8:00 p.m.
R.C.I.A. Class, 6:30 p.m. Conference Room
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ST. SIMON AND JUDE, APOSTLES
Please join us for good food and good fellowship!
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 29
ST. PETER CLAVER Ladies Guild Presents.....

FALL INTO WINTER BAZAAR
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Saturday, November 1, 2014
10:00 am—4:00 p.m.
ECCHO opens at 10.00 a.m.
Volunteers Welcome!
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Lunch, Craft Vendors, Raffle Baskets, Bake Sale, Cake
Walks and BINGO!
Choir Practice 7:00 p.m.
THURSDAY, Oct. 30
9th Ave & 15th St., Huntington
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With Christian love and compassion, please pray
for the following, including all family members,
friends, caregivers, and those who minister to
others:
Jim Jordan
Todd Forney
Bobby Mullins
Charla Bogren
Mary Harshbarger
Wanda Potts
Fr. Gerald Gordon
Wendell Workman
Donavan Pria
Jane Eidle
Frank Topping
Tom Brose
Jennifer Joseph
Ronnie Stewart
Rick Robinson
David Reed
Dorothy Ross
Kathy Salmons
Kay Hagley
Heath Bowen
Eric Bogren
Jade Swick
Connie Rogers
Ryan Muto
Betty Murphy
Danny Ingels
Jim Hultin
Joanne Gelin
Jan Brun
Vincent Evans
Harper Hopkins
Sara Ingles
Mass 8:00 a.m.
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Mass 8:00 a.m.
Knitting & Crocheting Class, 6:00 p.m.
FRIDAY, Oct. 31
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Mass 8:00 a.m.
Halloween Dance, 8:00 p.m.
SATURDAY, Nov. 1
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Mass 9:00 a.m.
ALL SAINTS DAY
Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church will
celebrate a Spanish Mass on the Second Sunday of
each month at 9:15 a.m.
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R.C.I. A. (Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults)
Are you, or someone you know, interested in becoming Catholic?
Or maybe just learn more about your Catholic faith?
Classes are on Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. in the Conference Room. For more
information, please see David Warner after Mass
or email him at [email protected]
Join with 625,000+ people worldwide who are saving babies
and protecting women from the harm of abortion
SEPTEMBER 24—NOVEMBER 2, 2014
For more information, please visit www.40daysforlife.com/huntington
or our parish website at www.ststphens1.com
THE JEFF JOHNSON
COAT DRIVE
In memory of our past parishioner, Jeff Johnson, please
consider contributing new or gently used winter
coats to those in need. Coats can be placed in the
E,C.C.H.O. bin located in the large walk-in closet
off the hall.
Thank you in advance for your generosity.
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access the internet please follow up with a postcard or letter
to your provider. THANK YOU!
HALLOWEEN COSTUME DANCE PARTY!
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2014
at St. Stephen Parish, Ona, WV
8:00 p.m. till LATE
DJ Dave Austin will be spinning the tunes; party food &
drinks will be plentiful. Tickets are $20 each.
Costumes are encouraged but not required.
Prizes for: Most Original, Scariest, Best Theme, and
Best Group Costume.
Tickets are on sale today after Mass!
See Lisa Willis or Andy Footo for more information.
REMEMBER THOSE WHO HAVE GONE BEFORE US IN FAITH
In recognition of All Souls’ Day celebrated on Sunday, November 2, 2014, please share
with St. Stephen photographs of our dear ones. If you have a framed photo you would like to
bring in, you may place it on The ALL SOULS DAY table.
Merciful Father, hear our prayer and console us. As we renew our faith in Your Son, whom You raised
from the dead, strengthen our hope that all our departed brothers and sisters will share in His
resurrection, who lives and reigns with You and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen
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DO WE PRAY & OFFER A HOLY
MASS FOR OUR DEAR ONES ON
IMPORTANT OCCASIONS?
We celebrate birthdays, anniversaries,
jubilees, anniversaries of deaths and other
occasions of our children, parents, and dear
ones. We give presents, flowers, have parties, etc., but many times we forget to do the
most important thing, which is to pray and
offer a Mass for them.
PLEASE JOIN US TODAY!
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2014
12:00—6:00 pm for our annual
St. Stephen Catholic Church
SPAGHETTI DINNER!
12:00—6:00 PM
Adults $10
Kids (4-8) $5
Family $30.00
“ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT”
TAKE OUT ORDERS WELCOME!
Enjoy Spaghetti (meat balls & meat sauce available), bread,
drink, and a dessert
We must never forget the infinite graces that
flow from the Sacrifice of the Mass which
benefit one’s soul. Request a Mass Offering
that meets your spiritual need.
WE SHOULD NOT FORGET THE MOST
IMPORTANT THING, PRAYER
Our Lady of Fatima Parish School
Alumni Weekend
November 8, 2014
Alumni Mass at 5:30 p.m.
Social at 6:30 p.m.
November 9, 2014
SPAGHETTI DINNER - 12:00 p.m.
SACRAMENT OF THE SICK
Please see Father Babu after Mass
or contact the parish office if you or
someone you know would like this sacrament administered.
CONGRATULATIONS TO MARY & CHRIS
CRYZER ON THE BIRTH OF THEIR BABY,
James Arthur Crytzer. Born Oct. 17th at
6:03pm weighing 8 lbs, 3 oz and 20 1/2 inches!
RAISING KIDS IN THE
MODERN WORLD:
Practical Advice for parents, Teachers,
Grandparents, & Catechists
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2014
7:00 P.M. at the
Sacred Heart Basilica, Charleston
Tickets are $20.
Dr. Ray Guarendi is a clinical psychologist with expertise in
school districts, substance abuse, and juvenile courts.
Silent Auction & Social to follow. Free childcare for
children 3 yrs+ during event with FREE PIZZA for the kids.
For more info see Facbook/WVCatholicRadio or
contact Grace Gosselin (304)733-5489.
With the recent cold weather hitting, E.C.C.H.O. is in desperate need of new or gently
used warm blankets or quilts. Thank you!
CLOTHING– Socks & underwear,, especially teens.
FOOD ITEMS— Beans, corn, soup, crackers, peanut butter, jelly, cereal oats, dried beans, mac & cheese, and fruit.
PERSONAL CARE ITEMS—Soap, toothpaste, shampoo, and deodorant.
HOUSEHOLD ITEMS— BLANKETS are an urgent need! Sheets and pillow cases, kitchen items, SMALL working appliances, like coffee pots, can openers or toasters.
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(304) 208-0259
DON’T SEE YOUR
BUSINESS HERE?
IF YOU WOULD LIKE
MORE INFORMATION
PLEASE CONTACT THE
PARISH OFFICE.
8:30 A.M.—12:30 P.M.
MONDAY—FRIDAY
304-743-3234
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