Week 5 - I was in prison and you...

Week 5 - I was in prison and you visited me.
Matthew 25 Project
I was in prison and you visited me.
A prayerful, participatory evening of reflection on Matthew 25: 31-46
and caring for the imprisoned with Sister Mary Lou Lafferty, OFS
Wednesday, Nov. 19 | 7:00 pm | McLaughlin Hall
Blessed Teresa of Calcutta Parish, Collingswood/Westmont
A Matthew 25 Project Special Event | camdendiocese.org/matthew25
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S. Mary Lou Lafferty, OFS, is the prison ministry coordinator for the Diocese
of Camden. Learn more about her ministry in a fabulous interview in the National
Catholic Reporter, which you can find by Googling Mary Lou Lafferty
NCR.
With Mike Jordan Laskey, diocesan director of Life & Justice Ministries, she
will lead a lectio divina reflection process on Matthew 25 and share a reflection
on prison ministry. Join us for this final event of the Matthew 25 Project!
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Prison Ministry
The Office of Prison Ministry of the Diocese of Camden functions as a reflection of the
Church’s Social Justice teaching, particularly as it applies to the Criminal Justice System.
The principal approach of the Office’s activities is the utilization of the principles of Restorative (as opposed to Retributive) Justice. (See Responsibility, Rehabitation, and Restoration: A Catholic Perspective on Crime and Criminal Justice - USCCB, 2000.)
The Office serves as a resource for the parishes of the Diocese of Camden, providing support, assistance and information for clergy, deacons and the laity who volunteer in the correctional institutions located within the Diocese.
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Sponsored by Blessed Teresa of Calcutta Parish and Diocese of Camden Life & Justice Ministries
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Thirty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time - Nov. 16, 2014
BLESSED TERESA
OF CALCUTTA PARISH
Staff
Rev. John Bohrer
Administrator
Rev. Francis Oranefo
In Residence
James Rocks
Permanent Deacon
Leo Howitz
Permanent Deacon
Sr. Claire Mc Nichol, S.S.J.
Pastoral Associate
Patricia Lipperini
Faith Formation Director
Kate Chmelko
Director of Music
Cheryl Venafra
Administrative Assistant
Arlene Williams
Administrative Assistant
Anna Callaghan
Bookkeeper
Don Bowker
Maintenance
Dave Venella
Maintenance
Sr. Bonnie McMenamin, S.S.J. Deaf Ministry Director
856-583-5111
Kate Slosar
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Deaf Ministry, Co-Director
856-583-3962
Tim Rooney
Youth Minister
Good Shepherd Regional School
Donald Garecht
Ellen Bowker
Diane Gallagher
School Principal
School Secretary
Advancement Director
Blessed Teresa of Calcutta Parish
Tithing Collection for Nov. 9th - $13,252
Next weekend there will be a collection for Catholic
Campaign for Human Development.
Please be generous!
Thank you for your continued generosity to our
collection which covers our parish operating expenses.
There were 64 Electronic Givers in September
with contributions in the amount of $7,175
Children's Envelopes: We now have box sets of
children’s envelopes available in the back of the
churches. Each box is enough envelopes for the year.
60th Wedding Anniversary
Blessings and good wishes to Virginia & Herbert
Jones who will be celebraƟng their 60th Wedding
Anniversary on November 20, 2014.
CongratulaƟons
We would like to extend our best wishes to
Thomas BarreƩ and Monica Cardoso who were
recently married at Blessed Teresa of CalcuƩa Parish. May God conƟnue to bless them!
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Welcome to
Blessed Teresa of Calcutta Parish!
We are pleased to have you share in this celebration of
the Eucharist. If you do not have a parish home we invite you
to become part of our parish family and become fully involved
in our life of prayer, education, service and community.
Registration: We invite all parishioners to register with the
Parish. Registration helps us to serve you when issuing letters in connection with sponsorship of Baptism, Confirmation
or Matrimony, and also for letters of reference. Kindly notify
the rectory if your address changes.
Marriage: Couples contemplating marriage in the parish
must contact the parish office to meet with a priest to begin
the marriage preparation process. This is the first step in
planning their wedding which needs to be done one year before the date of the wedding.
Baptisms: celebrated every second and fourth weekends
of the month at 12:30 PM in St. John’s Church. We also encourage parents to have their children baptized during the
11 AM Mass on Sunday. Contact the Parish Office at least
two weeks before the desired date of Baptism to make
arrangements. Parents are required to attend a preparation
Class before the Baptism. Classes are on the last Thursday
of every other month at 7:00 PM in the McLaughlin Hall.
Anointing of the Sick: In case of serious illness or advanced age please call the priests. For hospital cases, contact the hospital Chaplain. Notify the office as well so a priest
may visit.
Pastoral Care: Please call the parish office to have
Communion brought to an ill or homebound family member.
Participate in Electronic Giving
Through a partnership with Parish Giving, parishioners
at BTC are able to make their offerings on line. There
are many advantages to this contribution method – it’s
simple, secure, convenient, and “green”!
Its easy to enroll in Electronic Giving. Just go to our
website www.blessedteresanj.org & follow the Parish
Giving Logo. By contributing electronically, the parish will have the benefit of stable monthly contributions and achieve a significant reduction in administrative costs. Keep in mind that you can always use your
credit card to receive rewards. If you need assistance
contact our bookkeeper, Anna Callaghan on Mondays
or Weds. at 856-858-0298, Ext. 15.
Blessed Teresa of Calcutta Parish Office
809 Park Avenue, Collingswood, NJ 08108
856-858-0298
Fax: 856-858-2796
Website: www.blessedteresanj.org
Faith Formation Office 856-858-0298, Ext. 17
Good Shepherd Regional Catholic School
856-858-1562
www.goodshepherdcollingswood.org
Churches:
St. John: 809 Park Ave., Collingswood
Holy Saviour: 50 Emerald Ave, Westmont
MASS SCHEDULE
Mon-Fri: 9AM St. John; Saturday 5PM Holy Saviour
Sunday: 8AM Holy Saviour,
Sunday: 9:30, 11AM & 6PM St. John
10AM Mass celebrated in
American Sign Language Holy Saviour
PARISH OFFICE HOURS
Monday - Friday 8:30AM - 4:45PM
Closed between 12 - 1PM for lunch.
RECONCILIATION
Saturday 4-4:30 Holy Saviour Church
Prayers Of The Parish
Adoration at Holy Saviour Church is
from10AM to 8PM every Monday.
Please join fellow parishioners in praying
for our families, the sick, our nation
and our world. Rosary is prayed at the end of Adoration from 7PM to 8PM. The Rosary is also prayed
Mon., Wed. & Fri. after 9:00 AM Mass
at St. John’s. Morning Prayer: Tuesdays & Thursdays at St. John’s after the 9:00 AM Mass.
Please consider being a part of
this prayer community!
The Beautiful Gift of Light
The Sanctuary Light burns seven
days a week, every week of the
year before the Blessed Sacrament. If you would like this candle to burn in memory of a
loved one, e.g. a birthday, anniversary of death, wedding
anniversary, or any special occasion, please call our parish
office. The name of the person to be remembered and the
donor will be published weekly in our bulletin.
Suggested offering is $25.00.
The Sanctuary Light at St. John’s for the week of Nov.
16th is in memory of the Dianno Family by Phyllis.
Thirty-third Sunday
in Ordinary Time
Prv 31:10-13, 19-20, 30-31;
Ps 128:1-2, 3, 4-5; 1 Thes 5:1-6;
Mt 25:14-30 or 25:14-15, 19-20
The Book of Proverbs is a collection of wise advice that was used
for instruction in ancient Israel. Traditionally attributed to Solomon because of his reputation for great wisdom, many of these sayings were originally intended
for young men. Their inclusion in the biblical text
gives them a wider audience: all people are called to
seek and embrace the way of the wise. In today’s reading we hear of the value of “a worthy wife”; this text is
sometimes read at funerals as a tribute to a woman
whose value is “far beyond pearls”. The text reminds
us of the importance of associating with good people in
our lives.
Paul’s letter to the Thessalonians reminds us that
there is more to life than this world. As Christians we
anticipate “the day of the Lord”. As believers we are
“children of the light,” and so we are called to live
lives worthy of our status as God’s children; we are
called to “stay alert and sober”, not becoming distracted by unimportant things or falling into darkness. The
apostle calls us to “encourage one another” in our common faith.
In the parable of the talents, Jesus calls us to make
good use of what we have been given. The talents given to each of the servants represent a great amount of
money. One talent was equivalent to approximately
6,000 days’ wages. Each servant was given a different
amount, “according to his ability”. The parable focuses on what each one did with the talents received. The
master accuses the third servant of laziness. The third
servant knew his master was demanding, but he didn’t
even put the money to work in what we would call a
conservative financial plan - “in the bank” to accrue
interest; he merely buried the talent in the ground.
Like him, we are called to make good use of what has
been entrusted to us, for one day we will be called to
give an accounting for our actions.
For reflection: What is my belief about the “day of
the Lord”? How can I prepare for it?
Check out our new web site blessedteresanj.org
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To everything there is a season and a time for every
purpose under heaven…
“…a time to be born…”
Mass Intentions
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 2014
8:00 AM Robert Mullins req His Wife Eileen
Jabari Henderson-Brown req The Gilligan Family
9:30 AM Ferdinando Fiore req Frank Fiore
Pat & Frank Gargin req Larry & Joan Haigh
11:00 AM Charlotte M. Croce
Frank W. Acito, Sr.
req Theresa & Mitchell McCoy
Cass Angelluci req The Kline Family
6:00 PM Alice Scache req Her loving husband, Dick
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2014
9:00 AM Anthony Falzone req Connie Viggiano & Family
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2014
9:00 AM Parishioners of Blessed Teresa of Calcutta
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 2014
9:00 AM Parishioners of Blessed Teresa of Calcutta
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 2014
9:00 AM Parishioners of Blessed Teresa of Calcutta
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 2014
9:00 AM Charlotte M. Croce
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 2014
5:00 PM Barbara Shannon & James Newell
req The Newell Family
Josephine Puleio req Frank & Marie Pauciello
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 23, 2014
8:00 AM Alex Dombrowski req Rosemary Fearon
9:30 AM Charlotte M. Croci
Pat Gargin req Sharon & Hal Schwalm & Family
11:00 AM Margaret Egan req The Mannel Family
Robert Hill req Gwen Hurley
6:00 PM Anthony A. Dianno req His Cousin, Phyllis
Our Armed Forces Prayer List Please
keep these loved ones currently serving in
our Armed Forces in your prayers: Brian
Colligon, John Flanagan, Col. Mark
Migaleddi, Lucas Leadem, OSN/USN, Prv 1st Class Steven
Hartnett, Jonathan Frazier USCG, Ryan Frazier, USCG, Sgt.
Christopher Cafaro, US Army, Austin Hall, 1st Class, Air
Force, Gregory Schaeffer, Jr. US Army, PVT Brandon Cates,
Major John J. Billings, US Army, AOAA Joseph B. Shaw, Jr.,
USN, US Army, Sgt. Major Robert McConnell, LJG Sean
Bakey, Alex Licorish, USMC, SPC Sean Hoban, US Army,
Colin Bakey, Eric Bakey, Michael Newell PFC, Todd Sullivan, USAF, AA Salena Silvaria, Major Joel Daniel, Specialist,
Joseph A. Fiore, US Army and 1st Lt. Francis Gargin, USA.
Please call the parish office if you have someone serving in
the Armed Forces.
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Christian Roy Vecci
Liam Francis Beatty
Norah Mae La Palomento
Anna Elizabeth Bauducco
Everett Garvey Giorgio
Olivia Murphy Provoft
Liam Henri Provoft
Eleanor Lee Albright
“…a time to be healed…”
Vincenzo Angelucci, Michael Arizzi, Bill Baker, Nancy
Barone, Pearl Barry, Gregory Baselice, Isaiah Beck, Pat
Bellacchio, David Bernardy, Charles Berstecher, Shana
Best, Jace Ryan Bick, George Britner, Anita Carsillo,
Rosemarie Celino, Baby Christopher, Katherine Cisneros,
John Colangelo, Ashley Costelow, Leslie Cunane, Mary
(Malloy) Deeney, Nicholas DeLaurentis, Ray Desrocher,
Dean Dickel, Helen Downs, Mary Duffy, Renee Ebert,
Peggy Field, Mary Louise Gates, Rose Gianetti, Dorothy
Goldstein, Natalie Gorseginer, Mary Grande, Naomi
Gross, Tina Guerriero, Deacon Tom Hafner, Pat Hafner,
the Hamilton Family, Jake Hatigan, Patrick Hastings,
Rev. Jerome Hickey, Dauton Hull, Michael Jackson, Joyce
Jennings, Lance Jones, Catherine Joseph, Philip Kennerly,
Bill Kinee, Mary & Sue Krein, Thomas Lamara, James
Landsness, Christopher Lang, Tom Leonard, Michael
Liss, Joseph Lyons, Thomas Madden, Jackie Maddison,
Mildred Maguire, Thomas Maier, Christine Marshall, John
Martinez, James F. Matreale, Billy McAdams, Janet
McCarthy, Florie McHugh, Betty McKeown, Geraldine
McNamara, Betsy McVeigh, Leah Michaud, Jessica Miller,
Paulie Minimi, Miriam O’Dennis, Bernadette Osman,
Kathleen Palumbo, Jaycee Park, Kathy Parry, Catherine
Penacoli, John Perrina, Denise Peters, Dottie Plotts, Harry
V. Prete, Jr., Christopher Pronio, Karen Reis, Morgan
Replogle, Joanne Robb, Vera Robinson, Antoinette Rodriguez, Eve Roth, Dean Russell, Mary Ann Sanders, Rebecca Sanders, Karen Scola, Mike Sharp, Ricci Sheridan,
Madalaine Anniyah Siner, Lisa Siner, Lillian Skabla,
Charlotte Smith, Mauria Still, Dennis Storey, Brogan Patrick Strauss, Edward Subach, John (Jack) Tinney, James
Trainor, Christine
Tramontana, Michael Travis, Baby Jackson Troupe, Mary
Ann & Andy Uricheck, Alex Vance, Margaret Vasile,
Dominick Venafra, Mary Verdeur, Ken Virtue, Patrick
Weisgerber, Sr., Sal Wise, Kate Woods, Theresa Wood
and all parishioners in nursing homes.
“ …a time to die…”
Rose V. Muffley
Rita Mc Ginley
and a time of peace…” Ecclesiastes 3:11
Parish Ministries
Liturgical Ministers Schedule
I was in prison and you visited me ………….
Thirty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time
November 22-23, 2014
5:00
8:00
9:30
11:00
6:00
Lectors
Kozuhowski
Whitman
Forys
Franck
KMcLaughlin
PDickel
Evangelista
Lamberto
Charlton
Kurkian
Campbell
T H E
MATTHEW
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PROJECT
Eucharistic Ministers
Houghkirk, Moran, Batezel,
Sandone, Hauber
Schafer, JEsposito,
J&ACallaghan
St. John XXIII visiting the prisoners
in a Roman prison on Christmas 1958.
Hauber, Coutinho, Mercer,
G&KKlein
Silvaria, BHensler, Wiener,
MMcLaughlin, Evangelista, Vol.
Heulings, Marino,
Post, Volunteer
Altar Servers
5:00 PM Locantore, Locantore 8AM Volunteer
9:30 AM Coutinho, Yankanich
11:00 AM Cerceo, Cerceo
6PM Volunteer
St. Vincent DePaul Sandwich Making
Takes place November 17th (3rd Monday
every month) at 7PM in Good Shepherd
Cafeteria. Bring your own bread, meat
and cheese and join us! We supply sandwich bags and gloves. In July, our group made 380 sandwiches for Cathedral Kitchen in Camden. Our Discussion Meeting takes place on the 3rd Tuesday of the
Month, November 18th at 7PM in the conference room
of the Faith Formation Center.
CALLING ALL KNIT WITS & HAPPY HOOKERS
Do you knit or crochet? If so, the Society of St. Vincent
de Paul needs your help! We would like to distribute
Christmas gifts such as hats, scarves and afghans to
our adult clients this year. If you would like to help
please call us at (856) 858-1444 or e-mail
[email protected]"I was naked & you clothed me."
PLEASE HELP US FEED THE HUNGRY!
As many of you know, the Society of St. Vincent de
Paul operates the parish food pantry. Over the last
year, we have become an important food source for
many of our neighbors. Your generous donations continue to put food on the table for many families. Our
pantry attempts to provide clients with main meal items
which are not always available through other sources.
We urgently need donations of chunky soups, stews,
canned meat and fish, pasta and sauce, peanut butter
and jelly, crackers, cereal and other main meal items.
We are unable to accept expired items, meal supplements such as Boost or items that have been previously opened. Thank you for your continued support!
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On this occasion he offered words of comfort to the
astonished prisoners saying among other things:
"..when you write home be sure to tell your families
the pope has been to see you...".
Blessed Teresa of Calcutta Men’s Club
The Men’s Club is an organization that provides an
atmosphere for fostering Christian fellowship and a
sense of community aimed at strengthening family and
parish life. We support the parish and the communities
in which we live as we assist with various religious celebrations, parish, school and community service projects, social events and enrichment projects. Upcoming activities include:
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Biff Roseboro JV Basketball Tournament – December 5th thru the 7th
• Spirited Business Works – November 31st –
7:20AM – McLaughlin Hall
Adopt A Family Christmas Project
Our next meeting is Monday December 8th at
8:00pm in McLaughlin Hall. Please consider joining us
– all are welcome. Questions can be directed to Ed
Charlton (856-854-1683) or Bob McHugh (856-3755634) or e-mail [email protected]
JETSETTERS
JetseƩers will be meeƟng on Nov. 17th at 12 noon.
We have a light lunch and the cost is $3.00. Come
one, come all to have a great Ɵme, meet some nice
people and make new friends. Remember we are all
one, St. John’s and Holy Saviour are Blessed Teresa of
CalcuƩa Parish. All are welcome!
FAITH FORMATION
RCIA
If you have been thinking about becoming a
Catholic, or receiving Confirmation and First
Communion, maybe it’s time to think about
RCIA, the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults.
RCIA is for those who have never been baptized,
those who have been baptized in another Christian denomination, and those who need to complete their sacraments. Participants meet weekly
with a group of other Catholics. The sessions
include praying and sharing about scripture stories, presentations about various aspects of our
faith and tradition, and lively discussions. It is a
wonderful way to deepen one’s faith. If you
would like to learn more about the process,
please call Pat Lipperini at 858-0298.
Preparing for Jesus
An Evening
for All Ages
Tuesday November 25, 6:30-8:30 PM
Good Shepherd Cafeteria
Advent begins on November 30 and we
want to prepare our homes and families for
this holy season. Join us for a Pot Luck
Supper, Prayer, and activities.
Elementary & Jr High
Faith Formation
UPCOMING SCHEDULE
Sundays, 9:30-10:45AM: Grades K-8
November 16, 23
Tuesdays, 3:30-4:45: Grades K-6
November 18
Tuesdays, 7-8:15: Grades 7-8
November 18
Please Note: Preparation for Confirmation
and First Eucharist is a two year process.
Children in First and Seventh Grade should
be attending Faith Formation sessions. If
they are not in attendance this year, they will
not be eligible to receive the sacraments next
year.
First Reconciliation
Please pray for the children of our parish who
will be receiving the Sacrament of Reconciliation for the first time on Tuesday, November 18.
We will also be making Advent Wreaths.
Cost is $5 per person. $20 for a family four
or more.
Call 858-0298 for reservations or watch the
bulletin for a reservation form.
Pat Lipperini at
858-0298.
Scripture Study
on the Infancy Narratives
During the Christmas season, we hear from a small section of the gospels called the Infancy Narratives. They tell the story of the events surrounding Jesus’ birth. They are a rich group of chapters, which deserve special attention and never fail to inspire and surprise.
Join us on three consecutive Mondays: November 24, December 1 & 8
from 7-9PM.We will meet in the Resource Room in Good Shepherd School (first floor classroom). Bring a bible. For more information, please call Pat Lipperini 858-0298.
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... To Learn ... To Serve ... To Lead & Succeed!
GSS “Students of the Month”
The following students were chosen by their
teachers. These students excel in one or more of
the following categories:
marked improvement in academics,
character, service or spirituality.
Preschool: Rosie Richar dson
K: Casey Mueller
1: Adrianna Klingner
2: Tamia Hackett
3: Erica Graham
4: Collin Montenegro
5: Kayla Franklin
6: Brett Phillips
7: Alexis Fitzpatrick
8: Emma Rutkowski
Preschool “STORY BOOK” Hour
Wednesday, Nov. 19, 1-2pm
Come and meet our preschool teacher and tour the
classroom. All children ages 2 1/2 to 4-years old are
invited to join Mrs. Agnew, for a storybook reading
and craft.. RSVP Diane Gallagher
869-4592 / 858-1562
[email protected]
www.goodshepherdcollingswood.org
GSS Supports the
Go4theGoal Foundation
“Helping Children Affected by
Cancer Achieve their Goals”
Our students collected $598 for this, their
first service project. Go4theGoal’s
mission “is to improve the lives of
children battling cancer by providing
financial support, developing and
implementing unique hospital programs,
funding innovative research, and granting
personal wishes. Go4theGoal provides
the best practices to patients, their
families, and the hospitals and staff that
care for them.
GSS & Sacred Heart Church
GSS is collecting canned goods for the
needy. Sacred Heart Church in Camden
relies on our help to provide for their
Thanksgiving/Christmas basket project.
Last year the church delivered over 1,000
baskets to needy families. GSS will be
collecting cans of corn, cranberry sauce &
peas now through November 20th.
GSS Sewing Club
Mrs. Janet Margraf, our Art Teacher, will
resume her Sewing Club this year on
Thursday afternoons immediately after
school until 4:30!
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GSS Curriculum News
x Four Smart Boards will be installed into various
classrooms throughout our school. This will provide
interactive learning. We are very excited with this
enhancement in technology. Our goal is to have one in
every classroom throughout the school.
x
New to our school is Mrs. Megan Newman, our on-site
school counselor. Mr s. Newman has been doing a
wonderful job in developing class lessons, as well as,
counseling students on an as need basis or in the
case of an emergency.
x We welcome Mrs. Carolyn Marley, to our staff as a
long term substitute in grade 5. Mrs. Megan Galiczynski, is
out on maternity leave at home with her newborn, “Jack.”
Mrs. Marley comes highly recommended, has the
necessary credentials and had substituted in many schools in
the diocese, including long term substituting.
x Professional Development is at the for efr ont of all
in-service programs this year. The latest in-service topic was
the development of unit plans. All teachers will be preparing
unit plans as well as traditional lesson plans for the 20152016 school year. Teachers in Grades 3, 4 & 5 have been
taking a masters level course from PENN on the same topic.
They will form communities with all other teachers to
enhance this concept. The purpose is to provide our students
with 21st century teaching and assessment strategies. Unit
planning provides for typical lessons using Blooms
Taxonomy which progresses to higher levels. Lessons are
progressive leading to extending and refining knowledge.
All unit plans will include a regular assessment followed by
a performance assessment after an extended lesson.
From the Office of Ministry With the Deaf and Persons with Disabilities
“Well done, my good and faithful servant. Since you
were faithful in small matters, I will give you great responsibilities. Come, share your master’s joy.” Matthew
25:21
“Be faithful in small things because it is in them that
your strength lies.” Mother Teresa
This week God gives us an opportunity to reflect on the
many ways we have been faithful to God, to our families
and friends. Enjoy your reflections with God.
Blessings, S. Bonnie
Masses of Welcome & Inclusion:
Regularly scheduled Masses that are adapted to
meet the spiritual needs of individuals and families of children with special needs. All are welcome.
Saturday, December 20th: 4:30 Mass at
Church of the Holy Family, Sewell
Saturday, Dec. 6th 4:30 Mass, Christ Our
Light,Cherry Hill.
Separate Masses of Welcome & Inclusion:
Children are involved as much as possible. Join
us!
Sunday, December 14th: 1:00 p.m. Mass at
Church of the Holy Eucharist, Cherry Hill.
“But let us not put our sights too high. We do not
have to be saviours of the world! We are simply
human beings, enfolded in weakness and in hope,
called together to change our world, one heart at a
time.” Jean Vanier
Sunday, November 23rd: 12:15 Mass at St.
Joachim, Bellmawr.
Matthew 25 Project: Since the Deaf Community
comes from various parts of the Diocese it is difficult
for Deaf folks to join parish functions at night. However, the Deaf are supporting Matthew 25 Project by
making sandwiches, collecting canned goods and
clothes for Deaf families in the Diocese of Camden.
At each event in the Deaf Community, the Deaf are
aware of the needs of persons who are poor. As we
join together on Sunday, November 16th we will bring
canned goods to make Thanksgiving Baskets for individuals and families in the Camden Area.
Sign Language Classes: “Lift up Holy Hands”
and learn to sign...Classes are free and held on
Tuesday a.m. and various evenings. Help to bridge
the communication gap between the Deaf and hearing worlds. Take the risk! All are welcome! For
more info contact Kate Join us! Monday &
Thursday evenings. Beginner/Intermediate
Classes: Tuesday a.m. 10 to 11:30. For more
info contact Kate at [email protected]
to 7:25 p.m.
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Sunday, November 16th: Deaf Thanksgiving
Celebration 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. McDaid
Hall. Join the Deaf Community for a real feast of
fun and love. You don’t have to know sign language to join us...a smile is the universal language.
Wednesday, November 19th: People of Praise.
5:30 to 7:00 p.m. St. John of God Community
Services, 1145 Delsea Drive, Westville Grove. A
prayer and social for adults with disabilities, their
family and friends. All are welcome.
Friday, November 21st: Craft Class with members of the Deaf Community. This month we will
be making holiday wreathes. Join us from 10:00
a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in McDaid Hall. There is a cost
for the class which covers materials. Please contact Kate for more info.
Wednesday, Dec. 10th: MOSES at Sight &
Sound Theatre in Lancaster, PA. This show will
be interpreted for members of the Deaf Community. Please pray for a safe trip. This event for
the Deaf is sold out.
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Diocesan & Community News
St. Frances Xavier Cabrini,
Patroness of Immigrants
The first citizen of the United
States to be canonized, Mother
Cabrini was born in a small northern
Italy village on July 15, 1850 to a farming family. She was born prematurely
and was small and weak most of her
life. When she came of age Cabrini applied to several religious orders, but was refused because of her frail health.
She became a schoolteacher and devoted herself to works
of charity and serving the poor.
In 1874 she was asked by her diocese to take over the
direction of a girls’ orphanage in Italy. Through her efforts
and successes here, she came to found her own order, the
Missionary Sisters of the Sacred Heart of Jesus in 1880.
The institute established seven homes and a free school
and nursery in its first five years.
In 1877, Cabrini traveled to Rome to ask permission
from the Pope to establish a mission in China. Instead, he
suggested to her that she go to the United States to help
the Italian immigrants who were flooding into the nation,
mostly in great poverty. “Not to the East, but to the West”
was his advice. Giving up her dreams of an Asian mission,
Cabrini traveled to the US to help the Italian immigrants
facing grave hardships. They worked menial labor and
were heavily discriminated against. Many were persecuted
for their Catholicism.
Upon arrival to the United States, the Bishop suggested
she return home. Struggling through poor living conditions
of her own, Cabrini and the Missionary Sisters persevered.
They founded orphanages, schools, and hospitals. She
founded 67 institutions, primarily to aid Italian immigrants
throughout the country as well as countries throughout
South America and Europe. Mother Cabrini died of dysentery at age 67 in Chicago on December 22, 1917 while preparing Christmas candy for the local children. She was
canonized in 1946 and named patron saint of immigrants in
honor of her tireless work with the Italian population. The
Missionary Sisters of the Sacred Heart continue to promote
justice and provide education all over the world. Her national shrine is located in Chicago, with others in Manhattan
and Golden, Colorado. There are several Cabrinian educational institutions throughout the US, including Cabrini College near Philadelphia in Radnor, PA and Mother Cabrini
High School in New Orleans. Mother Cabrini’s feast day
is November 13.
“The world is too small to limit ourselves to one point; I
want to embrace it entirely and to reach all its parts.”
St. Frances Xavier Cabrini
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Mary Undoer of Knots Adult Group
(Our Group is for Catholic adults 21-40 who are single
or married. If you want to learn more about your faith,
volunteer some of your free-time, or socialize with
others come to one of our events.)
November 2014
11-17-2014 (Monday) – Bowling Night at Pinsetter’s,
Merchantville, NJ
We will meet on the benches across from the bowling
alley counter at 7:30 PM. The fee for bowling is $2.00
per game & $2.00 for shoe rental. In addition, drink &
food specials are available. Come join us for a cheap
night out! Please e-mail Rosanne at [email protected] to be included in the head-count.
11-23-2014 (Sunday) – “God Is” Presentation @
Francis House of Prayer, Rancocas, NJ
This is a presentation by Jill Snyder. Come discover
God’s presence in your everyday life. Her talk is from
2PM to 4PM. The fee is $10.00. Please e-mail Rosanne at [email protected] to be included in
our reservation.
December 2014
12-6-2014 (Saturday) - Gift Wrapping for the Ronald
McDonald House at Deptford Mall
We will meet at 9:45 AM in the lower court at JC Penny’s. Our shift is from 10 AM to Noon. Immediately
following our day of service, we’ll have lunch at Seven
Star Diner in Sewell. Please e-mail Rosanne at [email protected] to be included.
12-9-2014 (Tuesday) – Theology On Tap @ Lazy
Lanigan’s, Sewell, NJ
Come listen to a dynamic speaker and mingle with
area Catholics. The presentation starts at 7 PM. If
you plan to join us please e-mail Rosanne at [email protected] .
12-14-2014 (Sunday) – “Living Nativity” at Fellowship
Community Church, Mount Laurel, NJ
We’ll meet at 6:30 PM in front of the church. If you
plan to attend, please e-mail Rosanne at [email protected] (SNOW DATE – 12-21-2014 at
6:30 PM)
12-17-2014 (Wednesday) – Religion Night @ Mother
Mary Joseph Center, 1215 Kresson Road, Cherry Hill,
NJ
We’ll gather at 7 PM until 9 PM to hear a dynamic
speaker discuss the “Immaculate Conception of
Mary.” If you plan to attend, please e-mail Rosanne at
[email protected]
12- 29-2014 (Monday) - Bowling Night at Pinsetter’s,
Merchantville, NJ
We will meet on the benches across from the bowling
alley counter at 7:30 PM. The fee for bowling is $2.00
per game & $2.00 for shoe rental. In addition, drink &
food specials are available. Come join us for a cheap
night out! Please e-mail Rosanne at [email protected] to be included in the head-count.
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Collingswood
856-858-0043
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Carpet &
Upholstery
Cleaning
$75 OFF
Tile & Grout
Cleaning
(200 sq ft min)
Fanelle's Auto
Repair & Towing
WESTMONT
General Auto Repair
NJ State Inspection
Tires • Alignments • Brakes
100 West Crescent Blvd.
Collingswood
856-854-0785
20% OFF
Air Duct &
Dryer Vent
Cleaning
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Carpet
Stretching
& Repair
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Shower Re-caulking, Re-grouting, Sealing,
Tile Replace & Repair
✔ Dryer Vent Cleaning (major fire hazard!)
✔ Power Washing for Decks, Walkways, Patio & Siding
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Collingswood, NJ
856-854-5454
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Harley-Davidson
Owner-Manager, N.J. Lic. No. 2957
W. Collingswood Hts.
Director, N.J. Lic. No. 4551
Plumbing • Electrical
Paints • Keys
Floor Care Rentals
Lawn Products
127 Haddon Ave.
Westmont
Joseph B. Predpelski
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856-854-3416
Since 1932
Licensed
&
Insured
1.866.264.8444
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D ISCOUNT
Funeral Home
456-4141 Predpelski
983 Haddon Ave.
C HURCH M EMBER
D ISCOUNT
MARK WILLIAMS
CARPENTRY
609-472-9087
Mark Williams, Diocese Member
Rotted Wood Repair
All Phases of Home Remodeling
Small Jobs Welcome
NJ Lic. #13VH03327200
609-586-2300
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BLAKE-DOYLE FUNERAL HOME
FUNERALS, CREMATIONS, PRE PLANNING
226 Collings Ave. Collingswood, NJ 08108 • (856) 854-2570
Eric G. Vanderslice - Manager - NJ Lic. No. 4308 • James F. Doyle - President - NJ Lic. No. 2860
We Support The Precious Lives of Our Community
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Collingswood
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856-910-8060
Open 7 Days at 11:00 am
(856) 854-2440 / Fax: (856) 854-4044
Justin's
Behr Building Services LLC
Collingswood
Residential & Commercial Roofing
Barber Shop
494 Haddon Ave.
Collingswood
Haddonfield, NJ 08033
FOSTER-WARNE FUNERAL HOME
Haddon & Lees Aves.
Collingswood, NJ
250 White Horse Pike
Audubon, NJ
(856) 854-0152
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Est. 1910
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308 Haddon Avenue
Haddon Township, NJ 08108
(856) 854-0670
[email protected]
"Serving Haddon Township and
surrounding communities
for over 80 years"
Please visit our website at:
www.jacksonfh.net
INDEPENDENT FAMILY OWNED
Over 100 Years of Dignified Service
Cuthbert Shell
Complete Auto Repair
Services & Tires
~ Parishioners ~
John E. Warne, III
John E. Warne, Jr.
576 W. Cuthbert Blvd.
Westmont
Lic. #6204
FUNERAL
HOME
Parishioner
571-224-7960 Cell • 856-616-7056 Direct
[email protected]
609-868-2844
NJ HIC# 13VH07016900
Plumbing &
Drain Cleaning
In Collingswood
Since 1919
856-858-1965
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41 S. Haddon Ave.
Haddonfield, NJ
Start a New Sunday Tradition!
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Certified Public Accountant, Lic. NJ, PA. DE
Tax Preparation, Accounting & Financial Services
4th Degree Member Knights of Columbus
153 Cuthbert Boulevard, Haddon Township
856-404-2132
Expert Watch & Jewelry Repair Guaranteed
856-858-1023
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Director
NJ Lic. No. 4541
Owner/Manager
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www.fosterwarnefuneralhome.com
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[email protected]
PUT OVER 40 YEARS OF REAL ESTATE
EXPERIENCE TO WORK FOR YOU!
Traditional Funerals
Cremation & Memorial Service Options
Complimentary Video Tributes
Pre-Need Counseling Available
Franklin P. Jackson, 5th, CFSP
Owner/Manager N.J. Lic. No. 3794
29 Haddon Ave.
Westmont, NJ 08108
856-869-8500
After Sunday Mass...
Enjoy Sunday Brunch
(Served 10-2)
Jim Duffy
Owner/Designer
www.astersflowershop.net
www.astersfloralshop.com
That’s Amore
Restaurant
Collingswood, NJ 690 Haddon Ave., Collingswood
856-869-5683
Traditional - Contemporary
and Cremation services
Preneed Specialists
Certified Preneed Counselors
Serving All Faiths
www.creranfh.com
Manager, Funeral Director ~ Howard W. Creran, Jr., NJ Lic. No. 3359
400 White Horse Pike, Oaklyn • T: 856-854-2846 • F: 856-854-9468
1984
Brunch • Lunch • Dinner
Catering • Holiday Parties
Try to pay attention to the sermon
and not to think about our
Stuffed Challah Bread French Toast!
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Ristorante
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693-695 HADDON AVE. • COLLINGSWOOD, NJ 08108
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527 - Blessed Teresa of Calcutta Parish, Westmont, NJ (B) Rt. NJ
854-6373
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