Rev. Eugene Kotlinski, C.M., Pastor Saint Hedwig Saint Mary

Rev. Eugene Kotlinski, C.M., Pastor
Thirty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time – November 16, 2014
Saint Hedwig
P. O. Box 1097, 32 Golden Hill St.
Union City, Naugatuck, CT 06770
203-729-2490 Fax 203-720-2161
St. Hedwig Masses
Saturday Vigil 5:15 PM
Sunday: 9:30AM (Polish) 11:00AM (English)
Weekday Masses: Thursday & Friday 9:00AM
Parish Office Hours: Monday – Thursday
9:00AM-Noon, 1:00PM – 3PM
Office Manager: Kristy Rowley
[email protected]
Saint Mary
338 North Main St.
Union City, Naugatuck, CT 06770
203-729-2279 Fax 203-729-1392
St. Mary Masses
Saturday Vigil 4:00PM
Sunday 8:00AM, 10:30AM 1st & 2nd Sunday
of the month (October – April only)
Week Day Mass: 7:30AM Monday & Tuesday
Parish office hours: Mon.-Friday 8:30AM-1:30PM
Office Manager: Diana Parady
[email protected]
Website: sainthedwig-saintmary.org
Sacrament of Baptism/Sakrament Chrztu Parents should call the Parish office (St. Mary 203-7292279 or St. Hedwig 203-729-2490) soon after the birth of their child to begin preparation process for
the celebration of the sacrament.
Rodzice powinni zadzwonić do biura parafialnego i zgłosić dziecko do Sakramentu Chrztu na
miesiąc przed wybraną datą. (St. Mary 203-729-2279 or St. Hedwig 203-729-2490)
Sacrament of Reconciliation/Sakrament Pojednania (confession/spowiedź): Saturdays 3:00PM at
St. Mary Church, St. Hedwig by appointment.
Spowiadamy w soboty o godz 3.00pm w kościele Św. Marii. Można umówić się na indywidualną
spowiedź w kościele sw. Jadwigii.
Sacrament of Matrimony/Sakrament Małżenstwa Archdiocesan policy requires a six-month
preparation program. Couples should call the office at least six months prior for the engaged couples
conference. Narzeczeni powinni zgłosić się do biura parafialnego minimum 6 miesięcy przed
wybraną datą otrzymania Sakramentu Małżeństwa aby rozpocząć process przygotowania do tej
uroczystości.
Pastoral Care of the Sick and Homebound/Odwiedzanie Chorych
Please contact the rectory if a parishioner is in the hospital and desires a visit from a priest or deacon.
Parishioners who are homebound or in local nursing homes who would desire ministry should notify
the office so that arrangements can be made. Prosimy zgłaszać chorych którzy pragną przyjąć
Sakrament Pokuty oraz Komunię Świętą. Osoby chore odwiedzamy w pierwsze piątki miesiąca a także
w nagłych wypadkach. Zgłoszenia przyjmujemy w biurze parafialnym.
St. Mary/St. Hedwig – November 16, 2014
New Parishioners/Zapisy do Parafii: The St. Mary and St. Hedwig Parish Family warmly greets you
and welcomes you to your new home. Please remember to register as a parishioner at the rectory or fill
out a census form and drop it in the collection basket.
Parafie Św. Marii oraz Jadwigi serdecznie witają nowych parafian . O przynależności do parafii
decyduje zapisanie się do niej w biurze parafialnym oraz branie aktywnego udziału w życiu parafialnym.
Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults/Sacramenty Sw. dla doroslych Adults over the age of 16
desiring any or all Sacraments of initiation should call the rectory.
Dorosłe osoby, które pragną uzupełnić brakujące im sakramenty, proszone są o kontakt w biurze
parafialnym.
Sponsor Certificate/Zaświadczenia We can issue Sponsor Certificates for Baptism and Confirmation
to registered parishioners only. In addition person requesting a Sponsor Certificate needs to be
practicing their faith and have received all three Sacraments of Initiation (Baptism, Communion, and
Confirmation).
Zaświadczenia dla rodziców chrzestnych i świadków bierzmowania wydajemy tylko parafianom
zarejestrowanym w biurze parafialnym. Osoba prosząca o te zaświadczenia powinna być praktykującym
Katolikiem z otrzymanymi Sakramentami Chrztu i Bierzmowania. Wymaga się również od sponsorów
aby uczęszczali rególarnie na niedzielne i świąteczne msze sw., oraz przyjmowali Komunie św.
An Invitation for an Encounter with Jesus Christ
A Catechesis for St. Mary’s and St. Hedwig’s parishioners;
for adults and young people (13 years and older). The
Catechesis is an experience of the Christian Journey to
uncover the true meaning of our Baptism. Meetings are
continuing Mondays and Thursdays at 8PM at St. Hedwig
Church Hall.
We can ask ourselves: Who is Jesus Christ for me? Can He make a difference in my
life? What does it mean to be a Christian? Come and Listen!
The Neocatechumenal Way
Come and shop with us! The annual St. Francis- St. Hedwig
School Christmas Bazaar will be held on Sunday, December 7th
from 8:00 am to 2:00 pm in the St. Francis of Assisi Church Hall
at 318 Church St, Naugatuck.
We will have vendors, crafters, raffles (including our famous
Lottery Tree, which has over $100 worth of tickets), yummy
food, and a visit from Santa. We hope you join us for a great and fun filled holiday
season!
Bring a non-perishable food item to our bazaar for donation and receive a free door
prize raffle ticket (one ticket per person).
For more information please contact Cori at [email protected]
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St. Mary/St. Hedwig – November 16, 2014
ST. HEDWIG CHURCH NEWS
Parish Support: November 8 - 9
Offertory: $1,855.00
Heat: $776.00 Misc: $111.00
Christmas Flowers: $75.00
Second Collection this weekend for Maintenance.
Christmas Flower envelopes may be placed in
the basket at any time.
St. Hedwig Ladies Guild would like to thank
everyone who supported and donated to the Ziti
Supper and to the Clothing Drive. The Ziti
Supper raised $1,147.00, and the clothing drive
$738.20. Including the total from the Craft Fair
a few weeks back, the Ladies Guild has raised
for the parish a total of $3,088.20. Wow!!!
Father Eugene would like to thank the Ladies
Guild for their hard work this fall season – great
job, ladies!
Ladies Guild meeting, Monday, November 17, at
6PM. Social Committee Lucy Wysokinski and
Serafina Allison. New members are always
welcome!
Sanctuary Lamp This Week
In memory of
Lucy Zuccarelli
Requested by Helen & Ziggy
Kobylenski
Divine Mercy Shrine Lamp
In memory of
Carmella Martin
Requested by Shirley Soliwocki
Our Lady of Czestochowa
Shrine Lamp
In memory of
Agnes Johnson
Requested by
Robert & Frances Massicotte
St. Hedwig Ladies Guild clothing drive is
continuing. Clean clothes, bedding, pillows,
curtains, handbags, shoes, belts, and stuffed
animals are all accepted. Please leave bags
inside the double doors by the parish office.
PLEASE NO TAG SALE ITEMS.
Mass intentions and lamps for 2015 are
now open for booking, please call or email
the parish office for availability.
Community Service at Food Bank
Each year we rely on Naugatuck's youth groups to
assist in filling the baskets. This will take place on
Sunday, November 23rd at 1:00 at St. Michael's
Parish Hall. It could take 2 - 3 hours to
accomplish, or even if you have one hour to spare it
would be so appreciated. You will get community
service hours. If you are interested or have any
questions please contact Marlene at 203-723-0082.
Ecumenical Food Bank News
With Thanksgiving quickly approaching it's not
too early to begin planning. This year the Food
Bank has asked St. Hedwig's Church to
provide 300 cans or packets of turkey gravy,
no jars please, for the Thanksgiving
baskets given to those that qualify. There will
be a box in the vestibule of the church to place
the gravy in. Also, the following items are in
short supply at this time: canned fruit, tuna,
canned meat, and oatmeal. And, as always,
any and all items are needed and
accepted. Thank you for your continued
generosity. God Bless.
St. Hedwig Church is responsible for providing
volunteers at the Ecumenical Food Bank during the
month of December. The hours of operation are
Tuesday from 2:00 - 4:00pm and Friday from
10:00am to noon. If you are able to help out on any
of these days please call Marlene Horgan at 203723-0082 to sign up and answer any of your
questions. Thank you.
Books of stamps are needed in the parish office.
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St. Mary/St. Hedwig – November 16, 2014
ST. MARY CHURCH
NOVEMBER 9TH WEEKLY $2,110.00
MONTHLY $585.00
Donations: $557.00
SECOND COLLECTION FOR THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER
*AS ALL SAINTS FALLS ON THE SATURDAY NOVEMBER
1ST IT IS NOT A HOLY DAY OF OBLIGATION. YOU CAN
DROP YOUR ALL SAINTS ENVELOPE IN THE BASKETS AT
ANY TIME DURING THE MONTH.
NOVEMBER 16TH FUEL
NOVEMBER 16TH COINS FOR CHANGE
NOVEMBER
23RD
CAMPAIGN
FOR
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DEVELOPMENT
NOVEMBER 30TH CHRISTMAS FLOWERS
For the greater honor and glory of
God the Sanctuary candle burns for
Helen Sokoloski & Anna Allara
Req. by Family
Masses for the weekday, weekend and the sanctuary
lamp are still available. Call the rectory at 203-7292279. The sanctuary burns for the whole week in
memory of a loved one.
A Family Perspective
Thirty-Third Sunday in Ordinary Time:
AS the man in today’s gospel entrusted his servants with
his money, so God has ‘entrusted’ our family to us. Like
the good servants we are expected, not to play it safe,
but to selflessly and total invest ourselves in each other.
ST. MARY CCD NEWS T.O.M.S.
This month’s classes are Sunday December 7th grades
k-2 from 8:30-10:25am Monday, December 8th grades
8-10 from 6-8pm and Sunday December 14th from
8:30am-10:25am grades 3-7. *Please Note: Family
Mass is at 10:30am on the days of class. All students
please attend the Family Mass. During the school year
these Masses will be held on the first and second
Sunday of each month.
OFFICE CLOSING
The office will be closed Wednesday, Nov. 26th,
Thursday, Nov. 27th, & Friday, Nov. 28th in observance of
Thanksgiving.
Attention Lectors
The new books for lectors are available in the sacristy
for pick up. Please remember to pick your up.
LADIES GUILD
The Christmas Luncheon of the Ladies Guild will be
held on Sunday, December 7th at 1:00pm. Watch the
bulletin for more information in the coming weeks.
UPCOMING EVENTS:
Next Bread Sale will be the weekend of the November
22nd & 23rd after both Masses. The Ladies will be selling
pumpkin & cranberry bread just in time for
Thanksgiving.
Saturday December 6th Christmas Fair
We are looking for new raffle items for our raffle table.
Please think of contributing something to the booth. It
would be appreciated.
Saturday December 20th & Sunday December 21st
Cookie Walk. *Attention Parishioners: as you all know
that when we hold our cookie walk we sell out. This
year we are trying something different by selling the
cookies earlier in the day on Saturday and we are
hoping all who would buy on Sunday will consider
purchasing their cookies on Saturday. We feel bad
when Sunday rolls around and there are not enough
cookies left over for the 8:00am Mass. We are also in
need of people to bake cookies and contribute to the
cookie walk.
GIVING TREE ANNOUNCEMENTS
CONFERENCES OF CHURCHES TOY SALE
STARTING EARLY THIS YEAR
Please Note: The Giving Tree will be placed on the
altar in front of the Blessed Virgin Mother next
weekend Nov. 15th & 16th. You can start taking an
ornament and purchasing an item for a child in
need.
NAUGATUCK ECUMENICAL FOOD BANK
St. Mary Church has been informed that our church will
be responsible for 250 cans of fruit for the
Thanksgiving baskets this year that our distributed by
the food bank. You can donate money by placing an
envelope marked food bank in the collection basket.
Make checks payable to the Ecumenical Food Bank.
Every year more and more families relay on the food
bank. Your donations will keep the food bank going to
help all in need. Thank you for your generous
contributions.
Chalice Program Schedules
The new schedules are ready to be picked up in the
sacristy for all who participate in the program. This
schedule runs from January –June 2015.
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St. Mary/St. Hedwig – November 16, 2014
Saturday, November 15
4:00PM
+(St. Mary) John Schultz
req. by Family
5:15PM
+(St. Hedwig) Steven Jaskiewicz
Req. by the Labarda family
Sunday, November 16 Thirty-third Sunday in
Ordinary Time
8:00AM
+(St. Mary) Eleanor Gill
req. by the Barton Family
9:30AM
+(St. Hedwig) Henry Rybicki
(34th Anniversary)
Req. by wife and children
11:00AM
+(St. Hedwig) Felicia & Stanley
Kobylenski
Req. by Soliwocki & Kobylenski
Families
Monday, November 17
7:30AM
(St. Mary) open
Tuesday, November 18
7:30AM
(St. Mary) open
Wednesday, November 19 NO MASS
Thursday, November 20
9:00AM
+(St. Hedwig) Jane Cederwall
Friday, November 21
9:00AM
+(St. Hedwig) T. Francis Lahey
Req. by Don & Barbara Lahey
Saturday, November 22
4:00PM
+(St. Mary) Bertha Marchessault
req. by Family
5:15PM
+(St. Hedwig) Rose Garlinski
Req. by Helen & Ziggy Kobylenski
Sunday, November 23 Our Lord Jesus Christ, King
of the Universe
8:00AM
+(St. Mary) Margaret Burns
req. by Family
9:30AM
+(St. Hedwig) Zygmund Kubrinski
Od corki z rodzina
11:00AM
+(St. Hedwig) Anna Przybyloski
Req. by Ron & Maria DeSaulniers
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large selection of
Advent calendars and
wreaths, Advent candles, Fontanini crèche
figurines, Willow
Tree angels, Nativities, Christmas ornaments
and cards, indoor and outdoor statues, Bibles,
rosaries, and high quality religious music and
music boxes, books, religious art and jewelry
gift items.
The Shrine is open Monday to Saturday from
10:30 am until 4:30 pm and on Sunday at
11:45 am (after Mass) until 4:30 pm and
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Litchfield, CT 06759, ¼ mile from the Litchfield
Green. For more information call 860-5671041, e-mail: [email protected],
or visit us on the internet at www.shrinect.org.
The St. Hedwig Retreat Team is planning a
Black Friday morning event to some store which is
notorious for hostile crowds - say, a Target or WalMart - and camping out by the entrance (with
permission of course). Our goal would be to remind
people, in a light-hearted but sincere way, to be
courteous to each other, especially in light of the
true meaning of the season. If you would like more
information, please contact Norm Chouinard at 203
-217-3930 or [email protected]
Next week’s Collection for the Catholic Campaign
for Human Development (CCHD) needs your
help. CCHD was founded to end the cycle of
poverty in the United States by funding
organizations that help people help themselves.
With the tradition of improving education,
housing situations, and economic development,
CCHD continues to make a positive impact in
communities nationwide. Your contribution will
defend human dignity and help those living on
the margins of our society. Please give to the
CCHD Collection.
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