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1840 Marshall Drive, Elizabethtown, PA 17022
Mission Statement
We are the church of St. Peter committed to sharing the good news of Jesus Christ through prayer, service, scripture and
sacrament in the living Catholic and apostolic tradition. We welcome all to walk with us on this journey of faith. Very Reverend Steven W. Fauser V.F. Pastor
Monsignor Thomas J. Kujovsky
PARISH OFFICE
717-367-1255 www.stpeteretown.org
FACEBOOK: http://goo.gl/MAqdPl
Eileen M. Rider, Administrative Assistant x 5
Jeanette Y. Johnson, Education Secretary - 717-367-1255
Kim DePaulis, Clerical Secretary x 4
Amy Smedley, Coordinator of Religious Education - 717-951-5434
Natalie Pronio, Coordinator of Youth Ministry x 7
Karen Bruskewicz, Campus Ministry Coordinator - 361-1447
Karen Bruskewicz, RCIA Coordinator - 717-367-1255 x 3
Brian Simmons, Maintenance - 717–367-1255
Patricia E. Wolf, Finance / Webmaster - 717–367–1255 x 6
Bulletin / Mass Script Notices: [email protected]
Seven Sorrows BVM - Elementary School
360 E. Water Street, Middletown, PA 17057 Tel. (717) 944-5371
* Fax: (717) 944-5419
Website www.sevensorrows.org
SACRAMENT OF RECONCILIATION –Saturday
4-4:30pm - New Church - April thru October
3-3:30pm - November thru March
MASS SCHEDULE
Saturday Evening Vigil—New Church
5pm—April thru October
4pm— November thru March
Sunday—7:30am, 9am & 11am—New Church
Daily Mass—7am—Historic Church
Holy Days—See Bulletin
PARISH OFFICE HOURS
Mon, Tues, Thurs 9am—5pm Wed 9am—3pm
Fri Closed
Telephone 717-367-1255 * Fax 717-367-1270
Parish Website: www.stpeteretown.org
BAPTISM
Second Sunday of each month. Please call the Parish Office to set a date
404 Cherry Street, Columbia, PA 17512 Tel. (717)684-2433
and to register for a Baptism class.
*Fax (717)-684-5039 Website: www.ourladyoftheangels.org
MARRIAGE
LANCASTER CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL
Couples contemplating marriage are reminded not to set a wedding date
650 Juliette Ave, Lancaster, PA 17601 Tel. (717)509-0315
before arranging an appointment with the Parish Priest. Please schedule
* Fax 717-509-0312
Website: www.lchsyes.org
this at least one year before the intended marriage. Participation in an
Engaged Encounter or Mentor Couple Program is required for all couples.
ST. PETER RELIGIOUS EDUCATION SCHEDULE
717-367-1255
SICK CALLS
(2nd Wednesday after Labor Day through the Last Wednesday in April) Please notify the Parish Office for visits and/or Communion calls to the
Pre-K through 8th grade are Wednesdays 6 pm—8:30pm
sick, shut-ins and those hospitalized.
*See bulletin calendar for exact times of each class*
SPONSOR CERTIFICATES
Letters of recommendation for sponsors of the Sacraments can be issued
RCIA meets Thursday evenings 7:00—9:00pm Sept—May
only to parishioners who are registered, active, and fulfill the requireST. PETER YOUTH GROUP
ments of Church law.
717-367-1255
SCRIP
Meetings are held in the Youth Group Room in the Annex located on Gift certificates are available on Sunday from 8:00—11:00 am in the
Washington Street. See schedule for dates and times.
Parish Office and again during normal business hours.
Our Lady of the Angels - Elementary School
New Parishioners: If you are new in the area of our Parish, we invite you to register as members. Please drop
this information into the Offertory Basket or mail to Parish Office, or register online: http://goo.gl/5rJFqA
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Change of Address
Moving out of Parish
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ELIZABETHTOWN, PA
THE HOLY FAMILY
DECEMBER 28, 2014
Prayer to the Holy Family
Grant us, O Lord Jesus, faithfully to
imitate the examples of Thy Holy Family,
so that in the hour of our death, in the
company of Thy glorious Virgin Mother
and St. Joseph, we may deserve to be
received by Thee into eternal
tabernacles.
catholicism.com
DAILY MASSES:ST PETER HISTORIC CHURCH (HC)
WEEKEND MASSES: NEW CHURCH (NC)
Saturday, December 27 Vigil
4:00 PM
Jill Bresch (NC)
Sunday, December 28
7:30 AM
Pam Gilhooly (NC)
9:00 AM
Deceased members of the Hnatkovich
Family (NC)
11:00 AM
Members of the Parish (NC)
Monday, December 29
7:00 AM
Eleanor Calcagno (HC)
Tuesday, December 30
7:00 AM
Phyllis Lusk (HC)
Wednesday, December 31
4:00 PM
Members of the Parish (NC)
5:30 PM
Celebrant’s Intentions (NC)
Thursday, January 01
10:00 AM
Deceased members of the Thomas
Family (NC)
Friday, January 02
7:00 AM
Hal Lusk (HC)
11:00 AM
Ellen Abate (Masonic Village)
Saturday, January 03 Vigil
4:00 PM
Members of the Parish (NC)
Sunday, January 04
7:30 AM
George Kraft (NC)
9:00 AM
Barbara Noble Lozinski (NC)
11:00 AM
James Haplin (NC)
SANCTUARY CANDLES burn as a reminder of the Real Presence of
Jesus Christ in the tabernacle. This week they are lit:
HISTORIC CHURCH: In loving memory of Glo & Ed
Ulrich from the Stark family.
NEW CHURCH: In loving memory of Elmer Bennett
from the Ott family.
Please remember in your prayers this week:
Our seminarians:
seminarians Josh Cavender, Casey Hungler & Brother
Lawrence [Shawn Machia] . Also keep in your prayers all the
seminarians that are striving to fulfill their vocation, and those whom
the Lord is calling to do His work. May the Angels shelter and
protect them from all harm, doubt and fear.
Our sick: Dorothy Hake, Joan Kuhn, Patrick Masterson, Flossie
McKnight, Pearl Monahan, Frances Paul, Tony Collata, Henry
Chipriano, Hermione Fauser, Bob Cassell, Dolores Price, Fred
Sanders as well as those in nursing homes, the homebound, and
those suffering from serious illness.
Our military personnel & their families: Seth
Billet, Joel Burgo, Miranda Caskey, AJ Dolan, Kristen Edelkind,
Adam, Nathan & Timmy Fedor, Robert Goody, Jared Grogan,
Michael Hollingsworth, Daniel Olweiler, Joseph, Thomas & Richard
Patterson, Bryan Pyle, Jose Roman Santiago, Brett Simmons.
Readings for the week of December 28, 2014
Sunday
The Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph
Sir 3:2-6, 12-14 or Gn 15:1-6, 21:1-3; Ps 105;
Col 3:12-21 or 3:12-17 or
Heb 11:8; 11-12, 17-19;
Lk 2:22-40 or 2:22, 39-40
Monday
Saint Thomas Becket, Bishop and Martyr
1 Jn 2:3-11; Ps 96; Lk 2:22-35
Tuesday
1 Jn 2:12-17; Ps 96; Lk 2:36-40
Wednesday Saint Sylvester I, Pope
1 Jn 2:18-21; Ps 96; Jn 1:1-18
Thursday Solemnity of Mary, the Holy Mother of God
Nm 6:22-27; Ps 67; Gal 4:4-7; Lk 2:16-21
Friday
Saints Basil the Great & Gregory Nazianzen
Bishops and Doctors of the Church
1 Jn 2:22-28; Ps 98; Jn 1:19-28
Saturday
The Most Holy Name of Jesus
1 Jn 2:29—3:6; Ps 98; Jn 1:29-34
Sunday
The Epiphany of the Lord
Is 60:1-6; Ps 72; Eph 3:2-3a, 5-6; Mt 2:1-12
Liturgical Music Ministry
Music Minister: Linda Itzoe 367-1755
Adult Choir: Corinne Kern 367-0759
Youth Choir: John Gulya 367-8083
Children's Choir: Liz Pfautz 367-336
January 3 & 4 Music Schedule
4:00 p.m. Choir
9:00 a.m. Cantor
11:00 a.m. Ensemble
The Children’s Nursery
Today - 11:00 a.m. / January 4 - 9:00 a.m.
Liturgical Ministry
Training: Joseph Barone - 367-9761
Scheduling: Eileen Rider– [email protected]
http://www.rotundasoftware.com/ministry/stpeteretown
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40 Hour Adoration
Adoration all day
Service at 7 PM
Mass 7 AM HC
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Mom’s Group meeting
9:30-11:00 AM NC
Parish Council 7PM
Mass 7 AM HC
Mass 7 AM HC
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GABS: 6:30-8:30 PC
Mass 7 AM HC
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GABS: 6:30-8:30 PC
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40 Hour Adoration
Adoration all day
Service at 7 PM
Mass 7 AM HC
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Religious Ed PC
Rosary 6:30 PM NC
A. Choir: 7 PM NC
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Religious Ed PC
Rosary 6:30 PM NC
A. Choir: 7PM NC
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Religious Ed. PC
Rosary 6:30 PM NC
A. Choir : 7 PM NC
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Mass 7 AM HC
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GABS: 10-12 PC
Scripture Study 5:30
Y. Choir 6:30 PM
Mass 7 AM HC
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GABS: 10-12 PC
Scripture Study 5:30
Y. Choir 6:30 PM
Mass 7 AM HC
Mass 7 AM HC
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Inclusion Ministry
Respite Night 6:008:30 PM NC
Mass 7 AM HC
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Y. Choir 6:30 PM NC
Scripture Study 5:307:00 PM NC
Mass 7 AM HC
Mass 7 AM HC
Happy New Year!
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Blood Drive sign-up
Catholic Faith Bee
7:30-8:30 PM PC
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First Reconciliation
10 AM NC
Spaghetti Dinner 4-7
PC-
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40 Hour Adoration
sign-ups in the
Narthex
Sat
THE HOLY FAMILY
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Refreshments Rel. Ed
Blood Drive sign-up
K of C 5:30-7:00 PM
Mini Steuby: 6-8 PC
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World Youth Day
interest mtg 12:30 NC
Gretna Glen Youth
Night 4-6:30 PM
Mass 7 AM HC
Men’s Club 7 PM PC AM
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40 Hour Adoration
Adoration all day
Service at 7PM
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Religious Ed. PC
Rosary 6:30 PM NC
A. Choir: 7 PM NC
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GABS: 10-12 AM PC
Y. Choir 6:30 PM
NC
Scripture Study 5:30-
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Stewardship 7 PM NC GABS: 6:30-8:30 PC
CCW 7 PM PC
Wed
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40 Hour Adoration
sign-ups
Handmaids: 2-4 PM
Annex
Tue
Mass 10 AM
Mon
GABS: Great
American Bible Study
NC= New Church
HC= Historic Church
PC= Parish Center
Sun
JANUARY 2015
January 25-30
SAINT PETER CHURCH
ELIZABETHTOWN, PA
DECEMBER 28, 2014
SAINT PETER CHURCH
ELIZABETHTOWN, PA
THE HOLY FAMILY
DECEMBER 28, 2014
Liturgical Ministry
We are in need of help for New Year Masses!
Solemnity of Mary the Holy Mother of God
St. Peter’s Youth
12/31 4:00 p.m. 1 Altar Server, 3 Ushers
5:30 p.m. 3 Altar Servers, 4 Ushers
1/1
10:00 a.m. 3 Altar Servers, 2 Ushers
Contact: Natalie Pronio
[email protected]
Please call the office if you can serve. Thank you!
All sign ups are now located on the website under Ministries/
Sign Ups: www.stpeteretown.org/content/sign-ups
**Receive SPY alerts on your phone! Text 979.227.6599 with
@stpetersm (for middle school) @stpetersh (for high school)
A Program to Help Couples
Heal and Renew their Marriages
January 18: Gretna Glen Youth Night 4:00-6:30 p.m. Open to
students in grades 6-12. *Sign up required.
January 23: Respite Night with Inclusion Ministry from 5:309:00 p.m. *Sign up required.
January 25: Mini Steuby Night from 6:00-8:30 in the youth
room. All students grades 8-12 are welcome!
February 1: Elizabethtown College Catholic Campus Ministry
invites St. Peter students in grades 11-12 to join them for pizza,
Mass and fellowship with Bishop Gainer! Interested students
should sign up by January 11.
February 14: Church Clean Up with BREAKFAST from 9:0011:00 a.m. at the NC. *Sign up required.
February 15: Volunteer at the Mass refreshment table in the
Narthex for the 9:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. Masses.
February 15: Gretna Glen Youth Night from 4:00-6:30 p.m. All
students in grades 6-12 welcome! *Sign up required.
February 22: Living Stations try outs from 1:00-2:30 p.m. at the
NC. All students in grades 6-12 are invited to
participate!
Do you feel lost, alone or bored in your marriage? Are you
frustrated or angry with each other? Do you argue...or have
just stopped talking to each other? Does talking about it
make it even worse?
Retrouvaille helps couples rebuild their marriages. For
information, or to register for the Harrisburg program
weekend on January 16-18, 2015 please call 1-800-4702230 or visit the Web site at www.retrouvaille.org.
The 42nd March for Life will take place in Washington D.C.
on Thursday, January 22, 2015. Catholics Defending Life of
Lancaster have hired 5 buses to transport those willing to
attend. The bus will depart at 8:15 a.m. from St Leo’s
Church, 2427 Marietta Avenue in Lancaster following the
7:00 a.m. Mass. The cost is $10 per person and $25 per
family. Reservations are required! To register or for more
information please call Rosie at 397-6966.
Like us on Facebook!!!
2015 MEN’S CLUB LOTTERY CALENDARS
The 2015 calendars are available and the
Men’s Club is selling them after all Masses
this weekend. The cost is $20, it runs all
year and is based on the PA lottery morning
drawing.
GOD’S HOUSEKEEPERS
January 3, 2015
Toni Vasquez, Mary Grogan,
Arlene Blew, Bill Frantz
& Joan Cruice
SAVE THE DATE
Please join us for a Healing Mass
Monday, February 9, 2015
at 7:00 p.m.
SPONSOR OF THE WEEK
THANK YOU to our sponsor, Spence Candies (361-9366),
for their advertisement in our parish bulletin. Please
patronize the businesses that underwrite all the publishing
costs of our weekly bulletin and mention that you saw their ad
here!
Our celebrant will be Father Steve
“O Lord my God, I cried out to You and You healed me.”
Psalm 30:2
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SAINT PETER CHURCH
ELIZABETHTOWN, PA
THE HOLY FAMILY
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40 HOUR EUCHARISTIC DEVOTIONS
DECEMBER 28, 2014
ARE A
STEWARDSHIP PARISH
Stewardship Messages from Youth & Children’s envelopes:
On Sunday, January 11 to Tuesday, January
13 we will celebrating Eucharistic Adoration
with services at 7 p.m. each evening. Our
homilist will be Deacon Jeffrey Baylor from St
Peter’s Church in Columbia.
The Blessed Sacrament will remain exposed
in the New Church for your personal visits as
follows:
“I helped make cookies.”
“I emptied the dishwasher.”
I went to the Water Street Rescue Mission to help others.”
Adult Envelopes/Loose Dec 14, 2014
Adult Envelopes/Loose Dec 15, 2013
Children & Youth
Dec 14, 2014
Children & Youth
Dec 15, 2013
Online Giving
Dec 14, 2014
Dec 14, 2014
Retirement Fund
Thank you for your generosity!
Sunday - Noon to 7 p.m. service
Monday - 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. service
Tuesday - 9 a.m. to 7.p.m. service
The Blessed Sacrament cannot be left alone and we need to
know that the above times will be covered. Sign-up sheets
will be in the Narthex this weekend and January 3 - 4.
Please consider signing up for a specific time slot. If you
can’t sign up, please try to stop by and visit with our Lord
during this very special time in our Parish.
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“It is Christmas every time you let God love others
through you. Yes, it is Christmas every time you
smile at your brother and offer him your hand.”
- Mother Teresa
THIS WEEK IN OUR PARISH
Our Inclusion Ministry will be holding their Winter Respite
Night on Friday, January 23 from 6-8:30 pm at the NC.
Respite night is for children/youth with special needs and
their siblings aged 2 and up. Parents can leave their children
at the NC for an evening of fun, while they enjoy an evening
out. Activities are based around the children’s interests and
abilities. There is a low child-to-adult ratio, with each special
needs child having a one-to-one mentor, and a nurse is on
staff. There is no cost for the evening. If you are interested in
registering or would like more information please contact
Theresa at 653-0834 or [email protected] Please
register by January 16, 2014.
Saturday, December 27th
3:00 p.m. Confession (NC)
Adoration sign ups (Narthex)
Sunday, December 28th The Holy Family
Adoration sign ups (Narthex)
5:00 a.m. Knights of Columbus (PC)
Monday, December 29th
No Events
Tuesday, December 30th
No Events
Wednesday, December 31st
Office Closed
Thursday, January 1st
Office Closed
Friday, January 2nd
Office Closed
Saturday, January 3rd
3:00 p.m. Confession (NC)
Adoration sign ups (Narthex)
Sunday, January 4th Epiphany of the Lord
Adoration sign ups (Narthex)
2:00 p.m. Handmaids (Annex)
Respect for Life Ministry
Please join the Respect Life Ministry for their Annual Spaghetti
Dinner on Saturday, January 24, 2015.
There will a be a Chinese Basket
Auction and the proceeds will be
donated to the Elizabethtown Food Bank
and the Saint Vincent de Paul Organization.
We are asking all the larger church groups to help us by
donating a non-perishable theme basket for the auction
(Examples: gardening basket, baby basket, craft basket, art
basket, or one of your choosing). We are also asking that
anyone, or any family, wishing to supply a theme basket, please
do so. Please have your donated baskets ready by January 5th.
NC = New Church
PC = Parish Center 61 E Washington St.
For further information contact Evelyn Weston at 367-4657, or
[email protected]
The Respect for Life Ministry really appreciates any, and all, help
you could provide. Together we can make a difference for
someone.
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