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PRESENTATION BVM
100 Old Soldiers Road,
Cheltenham, PA 19012
Web Site: http://www.presentationbvm.org
PARISH STAFF
Pastor: Rev. William S. Harrison
Parochial Vicar Emeritus: Rev. John R. McFadden
Deacon: William A. Cella
Parish Services Director: Sister Joan Melley, S.S.J.
Principal: Mrs. Nancy Scharnikow
Secretary: Mrs. Peggy Hollinshead
Coord. of Liturgical Music: Mrs. Melanie Capoferri
Organist: Mrs. Ginny Mamrol
P.R.E.P (C.C.D.) Coodinator: Mrs. Carol Beausoleil
PASTORAL COUNCIL
PRESENTATION, BVM MISSION STATEMENT
WE, the parishioners of Presentation Parish, acknowledging
that we are members of the Roman Catholic Church and recognizing that our reason for existence is to represent Jesus in
our world, commit to providing a Christian environment of
love, understanding and compassion to all in our community.
We pledge ourselves, with the help of the Holy Spirit, to
continue to emphasize the need for Christian values in all
of our society.
MASS SCHEDULE
Saturday Vigil: 5:15 PM
Sunday: 8:30 and 11:30 AM; (St. Joseph: 10 AM)
Daily: 6:30 AM (Adoration Chapel) Mon. through Fri.
10:00 AM (Adoration Chapel) Tues. and Thurs.
8:00 AM (Church) Sat.
St. Joseph: 9:30 Mon., Wed., Fri.
Holyday: No Vigil Mass at Presentation
6:30 AM; 7:30PM
(except Christmas & New Year’s Day)
Vigil Mass at St. Joseph: 7:30 PM
Holyday: 9:30 AM
MIRACULOUS MEDAL NOVENA DEVOTIONS
Each Saturday following the Rosary at 7:30 AM
SACRAMENTS
RECONCILIATION: Saturdays: 4:00 PM to 4:45 PM
BAPTISM: Third Sunday of the month at 1:00 PM.
Baptismal Instructions: 2nd Monday of each month at
7:00 PM in the rectory – call Sr. Joan Melley, S.S.J.
MARRIAGE: Arrangements must be made at least six
months before the date of the wedding.
Rectory: 215 - 379 – 1364; Fax: 215-379-2054
P.R.E.P. (C.C.D.) Office/Youth Ministry: 215 - 379 - 2054
School: 215 – 379 - 3798; Convent: 215 - 379 – 8343
Paul Andris
215 464-8495
Ron Camp
215 663-8853
Catherine Canty
215-342-6004
Donna Farrell
[email protected]
Colleen Kilkenny
215 379-1247
Dave McCarron
215 722-1987
Sister Joan Melley S.S.J.
215 379-1364
Donna Mueller
[email protected]
PARISH ORGANIZATIONS
Adoration Chapel —Annette Foley
215-342-7380
Altar Servers—Father Harrison
215-379-1364
Bereavement Ministry—Annette Foley
215-342-7380
P.R.E.P Coordinator—Carol Beausoleil
484-868-0975
C.Y.O.: Kathy Sherman
[email protected]
C.Y.O.: Ath. Dir.—Chris Breen
215-725-2653
Environmental Helpers—Ethel Burke
215-725-5973
Eucharistic Ministers—Dot Martin
215-725-8036
Gabriel Project—Annie Byrne
215-379-6830
Home & School Assoc.—Pam Breen
[email protected]
Lectors--Cheryl Boyd
[email protected]
Liturgy—Father Harrison
215-379-1364
Lottery—Dave McCarron
215-722-1987
Mary’s Helpers—Sister Joan
215-379-1364
Music Coord.—Melanie Capoferri
215-379-1364
Pastoral Council—Father Harrison
215-379-1364
Phone Prayer Line—Ethel Burke
215-725-5973
RCIA—Sister Joan
215-379-1364
Scouts—Joanne Wendler
215-725-8958
Scrip—Evelyn Nicoletti
215-725-4248
Spiritual Life Committee—Father Harrison 215-379-1364
Wellness Ministry - Fran Gillespie
215-379-1926
LITURGICAL MINISTERS FOR THE WEEKEND OF JANUARY 31 AND FEBRUARY 1
LECTORS
ALTAR SERVERS
EXTRAORDINARY MINISTERS
5 15 p.m.
Chris Kuchler
Olivia Knotek
Maura Dugan
8:30 a.m.
Joseph Leyland
Katie Roach
Maeve Johnston
David McCarron, Patricia Skiendzielewski,
Andrea Martin-Perry, Mary Alice Windish,
Sheila Meehan
Patricia and Robert Cimorelli, Josephine
Rainone, Gus and Beatrice Ramirez
Karen Lynch
Luke Pfeiffer
Chelsea Painter
Rhonda White, Annette Foley, Linda Corbett,
Annie Byrne, Dorothy Martin
11:30 a.m.
MASS INTENTIONS FOR THE WEEK
Sunday, January 25, 2015
8:30 Cyrenean Society
REMEMBER OUR SICK
Please keep in your daily prayers, those who are
sick and in need of God’s healing touch.
Daniel Dalbey
Baby Frankie
Rita Marie Smith
Joan White
Joanna DeNofa
Donna McGonigle
Howard Stickley III
James Keeney
Chris Vogel
Joey Lanzi
Patty Rowley
Josephine D. Smith
Bob Gottschalk
Marie Verna
Billy Mahoney
Mary Rowland
Jane McMaster
Joseph Affet
Eileen Wallace
Greg Roddy
Sharon Hartman
Virginia Bonawitz
Edith Tanner
Ethel Iannuzzi
Regina Carberry
Monday, January26 , 2015
6:30
9:30 Mass at St. Joseph’s
Tuesday, January 273, 2015
6:30
10:00
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
6:30 John & Margaret Connolly
9:30 Mass at St. Joseph’s
Thursday, January 29, 2015
6:30
10:00 Sr. Maria Manuel Collins, IHM
Friday, January 30, 2015
6:30
9:30 Mass at St. Joseph’s
Saturday, January 31, 2015
8:00 Fran Windish
COLLECTION AMOUNTS
January 4, 2015
$ 6,079
January 11, 2015
$ 5,986
CATHOLIC RELIEF SERVICES
Throughout the archdiocese on the weekend of
January 24 and 25, the collection for the Catholic
Relief Services will be taken up. Thank you.
Stanley Grey
Fred Henderson
Theresa Noraka
Ann Schlimer
Matthew Balent
Peggy Fairchild
Ethel Thomas
James White
Shirley Mayer
Anna Kurek
Ann Ruocchio
James Donnelly
Brian Hinchey
Patricia Wilbert
Peggy Hoffner
John Fell
Evelyn Romanowski
Debbie Chakler
Steven Specht Jr.
Eileen Wallace
Paul Norkas
Grace Kergides
Julia Michel
Thomas Fenton
Joan Unterkloffer
VIGIL FOR LIFE
Vigil for Life: Saturday, February 7 at Christ the
King Church. Mass at 7 a.m., followed by the
Rosary at the abortion clinic (Comly).
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PRESENTATION JACKPOT
DATE: 1/125/15
WINNING #’s: 13 17 19 24 29
GRAND PRIZE WINNER: None
CONSOLATION WINNER: None
Jackpot for Monday, January 26: $14,250.00
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CATHOLIC SOCIAL SERVICES
We help birth parents explore options that are in the
best interest for the individuals involved and the
child, such as adoption or parenting. We also
provide counseling to resolve immediate physical
environmental and emotional needs. Our services
enable birth parents to make informed decisions for
their own and their child’s future. If a birth mother
is interested or requests these services, please
contact the Adoption Dept. 267 331-2455. A case
worker may meet with the birth parents at CSS,
their home or a convenient location of them. Thank
you.
FATHER-DAUGHTER DANCE
Saturday, February 7th 2015; Doors open at 6:30
pm; Presentation BVM Church Social Hall.
Cost: $25.00 Father & Daughter; $5.00 each
additional daughter. The Presentation BVM Home
& School Association cordially invites all the young
ladies of our school to bring the most influential
man in their lives for a wonderful, special night.
Fathers, Grandfathers, Godfathers, Stepfathers, and
Uncles are all welcome to join our young ladies.
Your ticket will include a delicious dinner, a night
of dancing and a keepsake photo for each young
lady attending. Additional photos will also be
available for sale. For further information, , please
contact Pam Breen @ [email protected]
COME AND JOIN CUB SCOUT 321
Is your son in grade 1 through grade 5? Does he
enjoy doing fun things? Does he enjoy being
outdoors? Does he want to be a part of a group of
boys his own age doing fun activities? If the
answer is yes to any of these questions, then joining
Cub Pack 321 is what he should do. We are
Attempting to resurrect Cub Pack 321 here at
Presentation and are in need of boys to join. If you
are interested, please let John Morgan know by
Email at [email protected] Any questions, please
call him at 267 825-2066.
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HOSPITALITY HOUR
There will be a Hospitality Hour after the 8:30 Mass on
January 25 at Presentation School. The 8:30 Mass opens
up the 2015 Catholic Schools’ Week. Join us as we
celebrate this annual tradition. Catholic Education is
alive and well at Pres! The school will reflect the
scholarship, dedication and enthusiasm of those who
educate the minds and hearts of the young.
TUESDAY, JANUARY 27
In honor of the school volunteers, the Mass
on Tuesday, January 27 will be a gratitude
Mass in appreciation of the dedication and
goodness of those who offer their time and talents.
PRESENTATION BVM CHEERLEADERS
The cheerleaders are collecting canned goods in
support of Philabundance. Please help us by
donating canned goods and other non-perishable
food items to our drop box, which is located in the
Church corridor before and after masses. Every can
helps! Whether you can donate 1 can or a bag of
cans, your effort is greatly appreciated. Collection
will run until 2/21/2015.
BOX TOPS
"Shoprite for our school" will give our school bonus
eBoxtops by simply registering your Shoprite
savings card with Boxtopsforeducation.com. It
only takes 1 minute! Please take the time and go to
http://shopriteformyschool.com/ to sign up. You
will need to enter your savings card number and our
school ID number for boxtops, which is 370640.
There is a collection box located in the Church
corridor as well. Don't forget to drop your clipped
box tops weekly.
HOME AND SCHOOL
Registration for our 2nd Annual Discovery Education
Program for the students of Presentation BVM. has
begun. Classes take place every Wednesday afternoon
directly after school during the month of February.
Classes are limited and fill up fast, so hurry and register
your child/children now. Look for our course brochure
and registration form on the school’s website and in the
back of church. Someone will be available to help you
register for classes: every Sunday after the 11:30 Mass
during the month of January; after the 8:30 and 11:30
Masses on Sunday, January 25, and at times to be
announced during Catholic Schools’ Week. . All
proceeds benefit the school’s Fine Arts program! For
more information, you can contact Heather Miller at
[email protected]
SPIRITUAL THOUGHT—
FATHER FLANAGAN
“It costs so little to teach a child to love,
and so much to teach a child to hate.”
READINGS FOR THE LITURGY: February 1
First Reading: Deut. 18: 15-20
Second Reading: 1 Corinthians 7: 32-35
Gospel: Mark1: 21-28
2114 PRESENTATION CHRISTMAS TREEE
SALE--FROM THE TREE COMMITTEE
Year 26 was a huge success as we raised almost
$4000.00 for our Parish. Thanks to everyone who
purchased our wonderful trees and the beautiful
wreathes sold by our Boy Scout Troop. Speaking of
which Thank You Thank You Thank You to the young
men of our Troop and their supportive parents without
whose help the tree sale would be extremely difficult to
manage. Thanks again to everyone who participated.
Hope to see all of you for year 27. Best Regards to
All
MOTHER BONIFACE SPIRITUALITY CENTER
“The Person of Jesus,” Thursdays, 7:00-9:30 p.m. on
Feb. 26, March 5, 12 and 19. Teacher: Sister Sara
Butler. For further info or to register, call 267 350-1830.
ST. LUKE THE PROTECTOR SCHOOL
Penny Party Roundup: February 20. Doors open at 6:30
p.m. Ticket price now: $10.00; $15.00 at the door.
Benefit of St. Joseph the Protector. Any questions, call
Gina 267 221-6574.
CASH BINGO AND DINNER,
PLUS COACH AND BASKET RAFFLES
Presented by Family and Friends of Holy Family
University; benefitting the Student Scholarship Fund of
Holy Family. The event will be held at Canstatter
Volksfest-Verein on Sunday, March 2. Cost: $40.00:
three-course sit-down dinner and bingo. Event sold out
last four years so order your tickets early. Call Romeo
A. Battilana for tickets 215 742-0614.
FATHER JUDGEHIGH SCHOOL
Interactive Financial Aid & Express Registration
Nights: January 29, February 26 and March 12
from 6 p.m. - 9p.m. Bring your entire 2013/2014
Tax Return Form, your W2 and/ or proof of any
non-taxable income verification and the $200 nonrefundable fee made payable to the “Private School
Aid Service.” For further questions, call 215 3389494.
WE THANK YOU
The Parish Seniors and neighbors from other parishes
offer a hand of applause to Sue Galiczynski and her
spirited helpers for providing us with a wonderful
memory. Once again, the Annual C.Y.O. “Young at
Heart” Luncheon was a grand success. The delicious
meal, table decorations, practical prizes, and the
entertainment deserve an A+++++. It is always a treat to
see the Little Flower girls return for another year and
work along with our C.Y.O. Sue, you and your Service
Crew, are the best. You exemplify the service Martin
Luther King Jr. held close to his heart.
PRO-LIFE UNION
Thank you so much for hosting a Baby Bottle Collection
at your parish for Respect Life Sunday. The donation of
nearly $1,000 to the pro-Life Union of Greater
Philadelphia is absolutely tremendous. This generous
gift from the parishioners will allow us to continue our
work in outreach, education and public policy. Also, we
are grateful for the service of the Church Reps and the
support of the pastors.
HIGH SCHOOLS/ACADEMIES
High Schools and Academies are having spring open
house, registrations, and scholarship
practice exams for 7th grade students, preeighth grade. Also, summer enrichment
programs, athletic activities, workshops,
etc. will be available. For further
information, please call the high
school or academy of your choice.
YEAR END CONTRIBUTION REPORT
The year end report of contributions in 2014 will be
available at the end of January. In order to obtain this
report, please complete the information request on the
form below and return it to the rectory. For purposes of
clarity, this form is the only way we can honor your
request.
--------------------------------------------------------YEAR END 2014 QUEST
I/we request this report for:
______________________________________
Name of Household or Individual
______________________________________
Address
______________________________________
Daytime Phone Number
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