THIS WEEK’S CELEBRATION OF THE EUCHARIST rd Sunday, January 25, 2015 – 3 Sunday in Ordinary Time 5:30 pm For the People 8:30 am Randy Palmer 11:00 am Most Rev. Joseph Hodges Monday 1/26 Memorial of Sts. Timothy & Titus No Mass Tuesday 1/27 Weekday in Ordinary Time Donald Baker Wednesday 1/28 Memorial of St. Thomas Aquinas No Mass Thursday 1/29 Weekday in Ordinary Time 8:00am Mary Rossi Di Bacco Friday 1/30 Weekday in Ordinary Time 8:00am Dorothy McGee In the event of a Funeral Mass, Closing or Delay of School – there will be no daily Mass. Sunday, February 1, 2015 5:30 pm 8:30 am 11:00 am Jeannine Blais Eleanor Milam For the People THIS WEEK AT ST. MARY Monday, January 26th 7:00pm Bible Study Tuesday, January 27th 10:30am Bible Study Wednesday, January 28th 6:30pm Reconciliation Friday, January 30th 3:00pm Reconciliation Sunday, February 1st 9:30am Religious Education 11:00am Kidzone (ages 6 month to age 3) 6:00pm Youth Group 6:30pm RCIA Next Weekend’s Ministry Schedule SATURDAY, January 31th, 5:30 p.m. Mass Lectors: Mary Lynn Cocco & Kristen Davis Eucharistic Ministers: Phil Barata, Christine Battin, Rachel Blais, John Cavalier, Maria Garcia, Tanya Musick, Michelle Joseph, Janice Price, Janna & Albie Scudiere Ushers: Pius & Lovely Joseph, Paul Yue, Kevin & Renee Griffith, Kristina, Isabella & Antonio Rollo Altar Servers: Pierce Griffith – Cross Patrick Griffith & Vinitha Joseph– Servers SUNDAY, February 1st, 8:30 a.m. Mass Lectors: Tim Williams & Deborah Marano Eucharistic Ministers: Tiffany & Tom Elchuck, Kim Lavery, Vince, Sandy & Tom LeDonne, Jimmy Lorenze, Augie Luccci, Jennifer Sexton, Nolan & Jim Thompson Ushers: Patrick Durkin, Cindy Miranov, Tony Sotelo, Terrie Cunninghan, Teresa Eddy, Phil Faini, Tom LeDonne, & Regis Rouamba Altar Servers: Dina Muttillo - Cross Giulia & Nico Muttillo – Servers Angelina & Isabella Muttillo - Candles SUNDAY, February 1st, 11:00 a.m. Mass Lectors: Denice Kirchoff & Corey Barill Eucharistic Ministers: Heather Brun, Joseph & Mona Feghali, Vickie Lacy, Christopher & Aimee Fletcher, Chuck Kerzak, Dody Kolanko,Debbie Payton & Stephen Zitney Ushers: Barbara Fedikovich, Vince Kolanko, Martin Dobis, Greg Lacy, Beth & Grant Lefevre, Carol Miller & Scott Stupar Altar Servers: Nicholas Kirchoff – Cross Jalen Wimer & Collin Stout – Servers Joseph & Thomas Yanchak – Candle Chris Miller - Thurifer Our 8:30am Liturgy is live on the radio on 1300AM WCLG every Sunday. The Bread, Wine & Tabernacle Candle the week of January 25th are in memory of Frank Volk from Jessie. St. Ursula Food Panty - Hygiene items needed: bar soap, toothbrushes, shampoo, etc. Twenty-five year old female Catholic graduate student returning to school in January is looking for a room to rent close to Evansdale campus. She is willing to help with chores around the house, errands that need run, etc. Please email [email protected] or call (304) 8302577 if you are able to help. Baptism Prep Our next baptism preparation class is scheduled for Saturday, February 7th at 9:00 – 11:00 a.m. If you desire to have your child (under age 7) baptized you may register for the class by calling Kathy at 304-225-1163. This program has been postponed Eucharist, Word on Fire. Will be rescheduled at a later date. No classes January 28, and February 4, 11 Youth Ministry Night On February 8th from 7:00 – 8:30pm the Diocesan Office of Youth and Young Adults Ministry and the missionaries from the Bishop Hodges Pastoral Center will be offering a program entitled Collide: True God – True Man. The evening will be fun, action-packed, faith-filled explosion of faith for students in the 7th – 12th grade. We also invite parents and other adults interested in helping with youth ministry to join us. The evening is FREE and is here in St. Mary Peace Hall. Elimination Dinner Saturday, February 14th at 6:30pm St. Mary Peace Hall The price is $65.00 per ticket which admits 2 for dinner, drinks and a chance to win $1200.00. Free babysitting will be available. We will be selling tickets after mass or at the office. The Morgantown Knights of Columbus would like to sincerely thank the Morgantown Community. With your help we were able to donate $3,500 to the scholarship fund of St. Francis De Sales Central Catholic School from the proceeds of our spaghetti dinner in the fall. We truly appreciate your assistance and hope to see you in September for our next dinner. Care of the Sick, Homebound, Hospitalized or those in Nursing Homes When a parishioner is confined at home or in a hospital or nursing home, please get in touch with Sr. Rachel at 304-685-7733. She will be happy to make arrangements to bring Holy Communion. If the Sacrament of the Sick (Anointing) is needed, contact Fr. DiBacco at 304-599-3747. This Week’s Stewardship of Time and Talent In gratitude for God’s gifts of time and talent to us, we gratefully acknowledge and salute: Those who helped with our January’s Senior Luncheon. Giving Summary Last Sunday’s Offering: Building Fund $10,487.00 $400.00 Message of the Week Mark 1:14-20 “Repent, and believe in the Gospel.” What would happen if Jesus spoke these commanding words today? Would his listeners accuse him of shoving his religion down their throats? Would they give him a lecture on tolerance or insist that repentance is an outdated idea from a bygone era obsessed with guilt? How many of us would actually listen to him, and do what he said? Our modern culture has been programmed to respond with skepticism, if not anger, to any suggestion that there is a “right” way of doing things or a “true” religion. But when Jesus tells us to repent, he implies that some of the choices we are making are wrong, that we need to change, to eliminate our sins, to turn toward God, and to become more loving, more generous, and more forgiving. And when he tells us to believe in the Gospel, he’s not just making a recommendation. He is giving us directions for entering “the Kingdom of God.” Are we willing to let his words affect us? Are we ready to examine our lives and repent of our sins? Are we prepared to believe the good news he preached of salvation and forgiveness? He wants us to share in the glory of his kingdom, now and for all eternity. The question is only how we will respond to this divine invitation. Questions of the Week Mark 1:14-20: What place does repentance have in your spiritual life? Jonah 3:1-5, 10: What is surprising to you in the conversion of the Ninevites? 1 Corinthians 7:29-31: What do you think Paul meant by the phrase “For the world in its present form is passing away?” St. Francis Central Catholic School Celebrating 100 years of Quality Catholic Education Catholic Schools Week January 25, 2015 to January 31, 2015 Sunday, January 25, 2015 Open House 12:00pm - 3:00pm (Faculty and staff will be on hand to greet guests, families and potential families, all are welcome) Spaghetti Dinner Sunday, January 25, 2015, 11:30am to 3:00pm St. Francis Central Catholic School Cafeteria Adults $10, Adults 65 and over and Children 12 and under, $5. Featuring Spaghetti and Meatballs by Minard's. THANK YOU for the wonderful toys you donated for Christian Help's 33rd Annual Toy Give-Away. We, also, thank you for volunteering at the new Armory setting up and distributing the toys. We served 880 children from low-income families in our county. Each child received at least 4-5 toys/gifts plus books, stuffed animals, videos, hats, gloves and clothing. We gave away 9 new bicycles and 85 reconditioned (by Positive Spin) bicycles. Thank you again for helping make this a huge success and making many children happy. There are pictures on the bulletin board in the back of church. HABITAT INTERFAITH BUILDING RELATIONSHIPS AND A HOME THURSDAY, JANUARY 29TH AT 6:30PM MON COUNTY HABITAT RESTORE 251 DON KNOTTS BOULEVARD RSVP [email protected] or 304-826-7803 Program Active Appalachians coming together to Increase Vital Exercise Are you...An adult with type 2 diabetes? Have you been...Feeling depressed for two weeks or longer? Does depression get in the way of work or home life? Would you like to... feel less depressed and healthier? Participants will be assigned to one of our four treatment groups: Exercise, Talk Therapy, Talk Therapy + Exercise, or Usual Care. •The actual group assignment is purely by chance. •The treatment period is 12 weeks with follow-up assessment conducted after 6 months and one year. Participants will not be charged for taking part in the study. Earn up to $50 for completion of the study. Call 1.855.362.2848 for more information, or online at www.programactive.iupui.edu See flier at back of church.
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