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Fourth Sunday of Lent
March 15, 2015
HOLY FAMILY PARISH
17 Fordham Avenue Hicksville, NY 11801 516-938-3846 † holyfamilyparishny.org
FOURTH SUNDAY OF LENT MARCH 15, 2014
Welcome to
Holy Family Parish!
If you are a new, or current parishioner
and have not yet registered, please call
the Parish Center to obtain and
complete a census form .
PARISH CENTER HOURS
Monday-Thursday
9am-4pm and 7pm-9pm
Friday
9am-4pm
Saturday: 10am-6pm
Sunday : 10am-1pm
MASS SCHEDULE
Monday-Friday
7:00 and 9:00am
Saturday
9am and 5pm-Anticipated Sunday Mass
Sunday
7:30am 9:00am 10:30am
12 Noon and 5:00pm
Holy Day Masses*
5:00pm-Anticipated Mass of Holy Day
Holy Day 7:00am, 9:00am,7:30pm
*(Check bulletin for changes)
SACRAMENT OF RECONCILIATION- is celebrated
every Saturday from 4pm to 4:45pm in the Church or by
appointment with a priest.
SACRAMENTS OF INITIATION- Baptism is celebrated
on the first (1st) and third (3rd) Sunday of the month at
2:00pm. Please call the Parish Center to make an appointment
for the necessary interview.
RITE OF CHRISTIAN INITIATION OF ADULTS
(RCIA)- is the process of initiation (Baptism, Confirmation,
Eucharist) into the Body of Christ and the Roman Catholic
Church for all those who are not baptized. If interested, please
contact the Parish Center. Baptized non–Catholics and Adult
Catholics who have not been confirmed are invited to contact
the parish offices for information on this process.
SACRAMENT OF MARRIAGE- Marriages must be
arranged with the parish no later than six months in advance of
your desired date. Please call the Parish Center to set an
appointment.
SACRAMENT OF THE SICK- celebrates the desire and
truth of Jesus’ healing touch and His desire that we might have
life and have it to the full. It is offered to anyone who is
seriously sick, about to undergo surgery and/or suffering the
effects of advanced age. It is celebrated weekly at the 9:00am
Saturday Mass. Emergency sick calls will be responded to as
soon as possible by the priest on duty.
EUCHARISTIC ADORATION- Monday through Friday
7:30am until 8:45 am.
MIRACULOUS MEDAL NOVENA—is celebrated on
Saturday morning at 8:45am.
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HOLY FAMILY PARISH
March 15, 2015
Pray for Our Deceased
MASS SCHEDULE
Mary P. Lozarto
Christina N. O’Kane
SUNDAY, MARCH 15, 2015
Fourth Sunday of Lent
7:30 am Pawel Oleksiak
9:00 am Erika Kiraly
10:30 am Parishioners of Holy Family
12:00 pm Edward McHugh
5:00 pm Regina McCormack
MONDAY, MARCH 16, 2015
7:00 am
9:00 am Joseph P. Catera
12:00 pm Michael Scheff
Family Mass
10:30 every Sunday
On the first and third Sunday of the month,
our children are invited to join the priest
around the altar for a special homily directed
to them and our Children’s Choir leads our worship in song.
On the second and fourth Sunday children in 1st through 5th
grade are invited to leave the church to participate in the
Children’s Liturgy of the Word .
TUESDAY, MARCH 17, 2015
Saint Patrick, Bishop
7:00 am Daniel Duggan
9:00 am Mrs. Grace & Sister Theresa
McHugh
12:00 pm John Muller
Sacrificial Offerings
Altar Breads for Week of March 16, 2015
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 18, 2015
Saint Cyril of Jerusalem, Bishop and Doctor
of the Church
7:00 am
9:00 am
12:00 pm
THURSDAY, MARCH 19, 2015
Saint Joseph, Spouse of the Blessed Virgin
Mary
7:00 am
9:00 am John Julio
12:00 pm Tara Maloney
FRIDAY MARCH 20, 2015
7:00 am John & Linda Dombroski
9:00 am Marion Gilbert
12:00 pm Richard Vaccaro
SATURDAY, MARCH 21, 2015
9:00 am Teresita Manalastas
5:00 pm Marilyn Durka
SUNDAY, MARCH 22, 2015
Fifth Sunday of Lent
7:30 am Parishioners of Holy Family
9:00 am Clare Smyth
15th Anniversary
10:30 am Marion Gilbert
12:00 pm Janina Vargas
Joseph White
5:00 pm Deceased Members of the
Conway & Lovaglio Families
In Loving Memory of: John & Linda Dombroski
By: Dolores Gold
Mass Intentions for 2015 Available
Mass intentions and Mass cards for Masses celebrated here
at Holy Family can be obtained at the Parish Center office or
you may contact the office by phone or email to request a
Mass intention.
This practice invites us into a deeper celebration of the Eucharist by uniting our sacrifice with that of Christ. It also helps
compensate the church’s minister for his work.
While Mass intentions are most often offered for the deceased, they are also offered for the living, who are sick, marking a special occasion like a birthday or anniversary or for spiritual well being.
Returning Catholics Prayer
Dear Lord, may our hearts and minds be nourished by your
sustaining love, may our words and actions be guided by your
ever present grace, That all who seek to know you; encounter
you here, That all who seek to serve you; be welcomed to the
vineyard That all who seek to love you; know that they are
loved. That all who seek to return to their Catholic faith may
be welcomed and received.
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Fourth Sunday of Lent
March 15, 2015
...from Father Gerard
Do I indeed derive any pleasure from the
death of the wicked? says the Lord GOD. Do
I not rather rejoice when he turns from his
evil way that he may live? -Ez 18:23
A few weeks ago I was on retreat and I
read these words at daily mass and I had a strange
thought. What if the Saddam Hussein's, Bin Laden's and
the Hitler's of the world saw the error of their ways,
underwent a conversion, admitted they were wrong
and asked forgiveness? Would that have been more
powerful then ending their evil with their deaths? Crazy
right? Impossible. You get crazy thoughts on retreat.
Surely it is hard for us to see this as possible, but can
you understand why the Lord says the rejoicing comes
not from the death of the wicked but in their
conversion? God cares about souls first and foremost so
there is no joy for God in lost souls. But think, too, of
the power that conversion would have had in these
men. They had power to do great evil, think of the
power their conversion would have held. Through evil,
they had great influence. Would their power be as great
if they were as passionate in their conversion? I know -crazy thoughts.
I desire the destruction of evil in my life and the world
in which we live, but is that evil truly abolished by force
or the grace of conversion? During Lent, we discipline
ourselves so that we might be changed, that we might
turn away from what is sinful not because we drive it
out by force, but because through our Lenten journey
we encounter the merciful love of God who gave his
only Son. Christ comes not to destroy us or the evil
within, but to change us through mercy.
We all struggle with forgiveness. How can I forgive the
one who hurt me so much? Firstly, we forgive so that
the evil which has been done to me no longer
dominates me. More importantly, we forgive so that
mercy may prompt conversion. We go through the
discipline of Lent so that we might know mercy and be
transformed by that mercy. Transformed, we
understand the power of mercy, the power to save a
soul rather than lose it. The power to not perpetuate
death but dissolve its power.
During these remaining weeks of Lent, I pray that you
might have a greater awareness of what is possible
through you because of the mercy of the Father and the
Son.
Peace,
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St. Joseph’s Day
Hospitality
Join us in celebrating the
Solemnity of
Saint Joseph
with pastries and coffee after the
9:00 a.m. mass on
Thursday, March 19th
HOLY FAMILY PARISH
March 15, 2015
HOLY FAMILY SCHOOL
“we make a difference one child at a time”
Children learn what they live
Holy Family School is proud of the fact that we adhere to our tagline: “making a
difference, one child at a time”. The faculty, staff, and administration take very
seriously the trust parents, grandparents and guardians place in us when they
choose to send their child to our school. We are keenly aware of the fact that
children learn more from what they see than what they hear, and therefore it is
a priority for all the adults employed at our school to model behaviors that are in
line with our faith.
ADORATION AND LENTEN
SOUP SUPPER
March 19th at 6pm in the Church followed
by a simple soup and bread supper in the
school cafeteria. Join us.. Rsvp …
[email protected]
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Fourth Sunday of Lent
March 15, 2015
RELIGIOUS EDUCATION
This Week in Religious Ed…
Visit to the O’Dea Center: Level 4: March 23-March 25.
Students will learn about how Holy Family Parish cares about the needs of others.
Easter Recess: April 1-8. Classes Resume April 13.
Good Friday Stations of the Cross: April 3 at 12noon. All Level 8 students are expected to attend this service.
Gospel: John 3:14-21
In teaching Nicodemus, Jesus uses a familiar story from the Old Testament (Numbers 21:4-9) about Moses. When Moses lifted up a
bronze snake in the desert for all to see, those who had been bitten by
snakes were healed. Jesus says that he too must be lifted up so that
all might have eternal life through him. He will be lifted up on the cross. But he will
also be lifted up in his resurrection and in his ascension to the Father. Whoever looks
at him in faith will receive eternal life.
Followers of Jesus recognize him as the light that came into the world. They live
truthfully in the light, unlike those who choose the darkness and do evil deeds.
Picture the entire world today as a patient in a doctor's office. What might the doctor
say is wrong with the world's health? List some of the problems Jesus might point out
and name some of the ways the followers of Jesus can be healers in our world.
How do members of your family, school community, and parish show that they are living in the light? What can we do to help others choose to live truthfully in the light?
Holy Family Religious Ed Program
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The late Archbishop Fulton Sheen once said, “It is easy to find truth; it is hard to face it, and harder still to follow it.”
WHY DO CATHOLICS CONFESS THEIR SINS TO A PRIEST
RATHER THAN GOING DIRECTLY TO GOD?
Minute Answers ..
catholicscomehome.org
Well, the quick answer is because that’s the way God wants us to do
it. In James 5:16, God, through Sacred Scripture, commands us to
“confess our sins to one another.” Notice, Scripture does not say
confess your sins straight to God and only to God…it says confess your sins to one another.
In Matthew, chapter 9, verse 6, Jesus tells us that He was given authority on earth to forgive sins. And then Scripture
proceeds to tell us, in verse 8, that this authority was given to “men”…plural.
In John 20, verses 21-23, what is the 1st thing Jesus says to the gathered disciples on the night of His resurrection? “Jesus
said to them, ‘Peace be with you. As the Father has sent me, even so I send you.'” How did the Father send Jesus? Well, we
just saw in Mt 9 that the Father sent Jesus with the authority on earth to forgive sins. Now, Jesus sends out His disciples as
the Father has sent Him…so, what authority must Jesus be sending His disciples out with? The authority on earth to forgive
sins. And, just in case they didn’t get it, verses 22-23 say this, “And when He had said this, He breathed on them, and said to
them, ‘Receive the Holy Spirit. If you forgive the sins of any, they are forgiven; if you retain the sins of any, they are
retained.'”
Why would Jesus give the Apostles the power to forgive or to retain sins if He wasn’t expecting folks to confess their sins to
them? And how could they forgive or retain sins if no one was confessing their sins to them?
The Bible tells us to confess our sins to one another. It also tells us that God gave men the authority on Earth to forgive
sins. Jesus sends out His disciples with the authority on earth to forgive sins. When Catholics confess our sins to a priest, we
are simply following the plan laid down by Jesus Christ. He forgives sins through the priest…it is God’s power, but He
exercises that power through the ministry of the priest.
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HOLY FAMILY PARISH
March 15, 2015
YOUTH
HOLY FAMILY CYO TOMMY O MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Holy Family CYO has created a scholarship to honor the memory of Tommy Orlando. Tommy, who died tragically in 12/08,
was a long time coach at Holy Family CYO and also coached youth sports for several other organizations in Hicksville. Holy Family CYO awards two $1000 scholarships annually to applicants who meet the following criteria:
APPLICANT MUST :
-be a graduating high school senior
-be enrolled in an accredited college or university
-have a high school GPA of 80 or higher
-have substantial community service experience during their high school career-as determined by the selection committee
-have been a member of Holy Family CYO for a minimum of 2 years
Applicants must submit a letter of recommendation from a high school teacher or guidance officer and proof of their high
school GPA. Applicants also must submit an activity sheet which details their community service experiences during high
school. A cover letter should accompany the required documentation and should describe the applicant’s participation in Holy
Family CYO, including years of participation and sports played.
At the time the scholarship selections are made students may be requested to show proof of enrollment in an accredited college or university.
All documentation should be mailed to: Ed Hebron 2 Mitchell Ct Hicksville NY 11801. Documentation must be received by
March 17, 2015. Hicksville High School students should submit their application to the Hicksville High School guidance office by
the deadline shown in the HHS Directory of Local Scholarships booklet. Scholarship winners will be selected by Holy Family CYO.
For more information regarding the scholarship, please contact Ed Hebron at 516-822-5096 or [email protected]
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Fourth Sunday of Lent
March 15, 2015
PARISH SOCIAL MINISTRY
OFFICE HOURS :
MONDAY to THURSDAY - 10:30am to 2:45pm
Thurs. Evening by appointment –
call 938-3846x322
Home Care Aides/
Companions – From time
to time the parish Social
Ministry/Outreach Office
receives requests from
parishioners looking to hire someone to care for themselves or for their elderly parents. Calls come in weekly requesting this type of assistance. If you are
qualified or interested in doing something like this please call Sister Carol at
938-3846x331.
Tax Information – Please check the bulletin board (above the food bin in the
gathering space) for information for applying for free income tax preparation
and a little know program called Earned Income Credit and Child Tax Credit.
Income guidelines are listed on the flyers to help determine if you qualify for
either program.
Homebound Parishioners – If you know of a parishioner who cannot regularly
attend Mass of Sundays and would like to receive Holy Communion at home,
please contact Sister Carol at 938-3846x331.
Rides to Church – The Parish Social Ministry Office has received several requests for rides to church from parishioners who are not able to drive any
more. These parishioners are eager to accommodate your usual Mass schedule time. If anyone can fulfill this request to drive someone to Mass on weekends please contact Sister Carol at 938-3846x331.
Food Pantry Needs
There are some items needed
for the pantry as we begin this
calendar year. “Thank you” to
the families who have so faithfully supported the pantry with
very generous donations of
food and household items.
Your assistance continues to be
greatly appreciated.
canned meat
canned fruit
canned corn
tissues
toothbrushes/paste
bottled juice
cooking oil
pasta sauce
deodorant
laundry detergent
mayonnaise
cereal
canned tomatoes
hair conditioner
dish detergent
COME VISIT THE THRIFT SHOP.
We are open Monday, Wednesday and Saturday from 11am-3pm
Michael’s Angels
During Lent the children have made a special effort in sharing love and kindness toward others. This past
week, Michael's Angels focused on the pillar of almsgiving by using their time, talent, and treasure to help others. Saturday morning, March 7, 6 adult members and 9 children made another trek down to NYC. Nearly 70
men and woman were eagerly waiting for us to bring some hot breakfast and other items of warm clothing
and personal hygiene. One man, wearing only a t-shirt, got the first winter coat that morning. As we were
packing up to leave a gentleman whom we recognized from previous runs serenaded us with his songs. It was
heartwarming to see one homeless man sharing his hygiene kit with a lady who didn't receive one.
Sunday, March 8, some of Michael’s Angels went to Mass, decorated the halls, and shared ice cream with the
residents at A Holly Patterson. Later that same day two families were able to distribute food to 10 men and 2
women living at Hicksville train station. Michael's Angels would like the parishioners of Holy Family to know
that with their help/ donations over 100 winter coats have been distributed to those in need. All but 8 were
personally hand delivered to the homeless in NYC, Hicksville, and Patchogue this past winter. May God continue to bless you all for your wonderful assistance. Please contact Mrs. McNicholas at 516-993-2381 for any
questions or donations. Thank you all for sharing your love, kindness and support to this ministry.
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HOLY FAMILY PARISH
March 15, 2015
ADULT FAITH FORMATION
Lent- A Time to remember those less fortunate
“Amen, I say to you, whatever you did for one of
these least brothers of mine, you did for me.” (Matt. 25:40)
In this passage from Matthew’s Gospel, we are reminded
about our service of those least one’s among us. As Catholic
Christians we are indeed called to help the poor, the sick, the
elderly, and those in prison just to name a few. We are all
confronted in our daily lives with those who do not have as
much as we have. This gospel passage reminds each of us
that we must help those in need, it is our duty as Christians.
During the Lenten season we are reminded about the importance of Almsgiving, we are called to take a deeper look at
what we can do for others. This is not just a Lenten practice
but one we should be engaged in throughout the year.
Throughout the year as a parish community we help
the poor through our parish outreach food pantry. It is
through your generous support that our parish can help so
many people who are in need. During Lent we as a parish
community are participating in Operation Rice Bowl, which is
the way the US Church helps to fight poverty here at home
and around the world. During this Lent, let each of us take a
look at our service of those who are in need among us.
God Bless,
Fr. Frank
Liturgical Minister Training
TRAINING FOR EXTRAORDINARY MINISTERS OF HOLY
COMMUNION: required for all those who are
beginning as Ministers.
 Session "A" is required of ALL NEW Extraordinary
Ministers of Holy Communion.
 In addition to Session “A”, Session "B" is
required of those who wish to minister in
hospitals, nursing homes or homebound.
Session "A" must be attended prior to
Session "B".
TIMES AND PLACES FOR MINISTRY TRAINING
Nassau: Kellenberg High School, Uniondale
EM "A" Session and Lectors
April 18, 2015; 9 AM-1PM
"B" session for Extraordinary Ministers
May 16, 2015; 9 AM-1PM
Suffolk: McGann Mercy High School, Riverhead
EM "A" Session and Lectors
April 25, 2015; 9 AM- 1PM
“B" Session for Extraordinary Ministers
May 9, 2015; 9 AM- 1PM
Weekday Evening: St. Elizabeth, Melville
EM “A” Session and Lectors
Weds, May 6, 2015; 7:00-10 PM
Session "B" - Weds, May 20, 2015; 7:00-10 PM
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Mail or drop off this registration in the parish office
I wish to register for (please circle)
Extraordinary Minister / Lector Training
Circle each of the trainings you wish to attend
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Kellenberg High School, Uniondale
Saturday, April 18, 2015
Saturday, May 16, 2015 (EM session B)
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McGann Mercy High School, Riverhead
Saturday, April 25, 2015
Saturday, May 9, 2015 (EM session B)
St. Elizabeth, Melville
Wednesday, May 6th
Wednesday, May 20th (EM session B)
Readings for the Week of March 15, 2015
Sunday: 2 Chr 36:14-16, 19-23/Eph 2:4-10/Jn 3:14-21
Monday: Is 65:17-21/Jn 4:43-54
Tuesday: Ez 47:1-9, 12/Jn 5:1-16
Wednesday: Is 49:8-15/Jn 5:17-30
Thursday: 2 Sm 7:4-5a, 12-14a, 16/Rom
4:13, 16-18, 22/
Mt 1:16, 18-21, 24a or Lk 2:41-51a
Friday: Wis 2:1a, 12-22/Jn 7:1-2, 10, 25-30
Saturday: Jer 11:18-20/Jn 7:40-53
Next Sunday: Jer 31:31-34/Heb 5:7-9/Jn 12:20-33
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Name__________________________________
Phone _________________________________
Email __________________________________
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Fourth Sunday of Lent
March 15, 2015
STEWARDSHIP
ALTAR SERVER SCHEDULE
Saturday , MARCH 21, 2015
5:00 pm J. Entermann, M. Losqualdro, S. Martin
Sunday, MARCH 22, 2015
7:30 am Jillian Lambert, Jordan Lambert, J.Lambert
9:00 am A. Lopez, C. Lopez, I. Scuderi
1 0:30 am J. Colonna, J. Colwell, A. Dacosta
12:00 pm G.Gagliano, M. Loscalzo, N. Tomanelli
5:00 pm B. Bono, A. Albanese, M. Buonpastore
This year’s appeal has begun go to CatholicMinistries Appeal.org or call 516-379-5210- ext. 210
The Holy Family Hicksville
Knights of Columbus
Council 11227
“Tree of Life” - supports ongoing capital
In Service to One –In Service to All
The Man Who Stands With Us Never Stands Alone
We are looking for men to join us in promoting the spiritual,
social and charitable welfare of the Council and our Parish. Are
you interested in helping those in need, serving the parish and
community, and Living out Faith through Charity?
All Practical Catholic Men over the age of 18 are welcome.
Contact Grand Knight Don Cardone for additional details :
516 – 644-5898 or via email at :[email protected]
projects of our parish facilities
This Lent our parish is
participating in CRS Rice Bowl, a
faith-in-action program that
helps
families
experience
Lenten spirituality by living in solidarity with people in need
around the world. "Rice Bowls" are available in the church.
Visit crsricebowl.org to find videos and family
activities, or take Lent outside of the bowl and
download the CRS Rice Bowl app on your iOS or
Android device.
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Memorials
Dedications
Thanksgivings
Organization and Group
Remembrances
Donation :
“Leaves” $250
“Small Foundation Stones” $500
“Large Foundation Stones” $1,000
We pray for the sick.
Rosemary Ciorciari
Alberta Zero
Riley June Perna
Thomas Manaskie
Edith Grimmer
Dot Desimone
Kaitlin Rose Murphy
Peggy O’Connell
Tom Murphy
Trudy Hanke
Nora Chomicz
Dolores Decanio
Ana M. Gomez
Javier Giraldo
Kathy McKerlie
Catherine Fucci
Mickey Jimenez
Dorothy Freen
Richard Vaccaro
Mary Kramer
Monica Molina
We would like to send a get well and or encouragement card
to parishioners and their friends and families, as well as coordinate with Fr. Gerard and Parish Social Ministry .Please
send in your requests or call the Parish Center, ext. 302 if
you have any questions. Please include:
Name of the person :__________________________
Person /relationship making this request: _______________
Your phone # ________________
Their address: _______________________________
Living Stewardship
We are grateful this week for all stewards in our
parish who make a conscious effort to simplify their
lives by reprioritizing and getting back to basics.
Weekly Collection 3/7-3/8/15
*funds needed to meet weekly budget
Year-to-date Surplus/(Deficit)
Second Collection – Religious Education
$ 15,025
$14,629
($3,964)
$2,752
If you chose to support a special collection please
remember to be consistent with your weekly
offering. And … Please support your parish every
week. Thank you!
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HOLY FAMILY PARISH
March 15, 2015
HOLY FAMILY ANNUAL
St. Patrick’s Dinner Dance
Saturday, March 21, 2015 7pm-11pm
$40 Per Person
Featuring the
Kitty Kelly Band
Ticket Includes Dinner/
Beer/Wine/Soda
Reserve a table of 10
now!
Please return this form with
payment to the Parish Center by
March 16, 2015
NAME_____________________
_________# OF TICKETS
AMT. ECLOSED $_________
Haleigh Kristine Craft
I Baptize You.. Elizabeth Theresa Anna Teelan
Isabella Rose Mars
Michael John Cimetta
Joseph Liam Matz
Adam Skoda
Dee Julia Palma-Waters
This spring, couples that have
been married 50
years or more will
be honored at liturgies on Sunday,
April 19th at the Church of St. Lawrence
the Martyr in Sayville and on Sunday, April
26th at the Church of Maria Regina in Seaford. Registration forms and complete
instructions can be obtained at the Parish
Center. Registration must be receive by
the Office of Worship by April 6th for the
April 19th Liturgy and by April 13th for the
April 26th Liturgy. There will be additional
celebrations in the fall for those who may
find that more convenient. If you have
any questions you may call 516-678-5000,
extension 207.
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"The Rosary is a school for learning true Christian
perfection."
Pope John XXIII
Has it been a long Time since you have said the Rosary?
Come join us to pray the Rosary! The Rosary is a great way
to connect with God and one another. Rosary beads and
instructions on how to pray the Rosary will be provided.
Light refreshments will be served.
Date: Second Saturday of the month Time: 11AM in the
Church
Come Alone Or Bring A Friend- All Are Welcome To Attend!
Fourth Sunday of Lent
March 15, 2015
THE OFFICE FOR THE PROTECTION OF CHILDREN/YOUNG PEOPLE:
We are all responsible for the safety of children and vulnerable adults:. If you
suspect mistreatment of a child or vulnerable adult by a member of the Clergy,
Church Employee or Volunteer—Phone the Hotline to make report—516-5949063.
All appropriate steps will be taken to protect the reputation and privacy of those
involved: the person making the complaint, the victim and the accused.
For more information on the Charter for the Protection of Children/Young
people, visit the Diocesan Website and click on Protecting God’s Children Tab.
WANTED: Catholic men to become a member
of “The Sign of the Cross” Knights of Columbus Council. We are the “ONLY” Dear/Hearing
Impaired K of C Council in the World. We
meet the first and third Monday of every
month in Hicksville. For more information
contact, John Passarella, Grand Knight
@[email protected] or call 1-516-9978347
Widows, Widowers, Divorced and Single Catholics of LI Our 39th Year
Tuesday, March 24, 2015 @8:00pm. The meeting is held every fourth
Tuesday at St. Francis de Chantal School 1309 Wantagh Ave. Wantagh, NY
Please bring proof of single status to join—refreshments after meeting.
For more information call Barbara McCaffrey 516-798-2858.
All Youth Are Invited to attend A Night of
Prayer, Reflection and Song,
with Steve Angrisano Live
St. John the Baptist Diocesan HS
1170 Montauk Hwy., West Islip
Tuesday, March 31, 2015 @ 7:30 pm
For more information: Richard Costa 631-5878000, ext. 116 [email protected]
Are You Looking for a Rewarding Job as a Home Health Aide?
LI-CAN in partnership with VNSNY and Partners in Care are looking for
eligible candidates for a free 3-week training course leading to state
certification. They will also offer a free 6-day PCA, CAN upgrade training course leading to state HHA certification or a free 1-day refresher
course for previously certified HHAs. VSNY and Partners in Care “Open
House” information as well as many dates, locations and times for candidate eligibility interviews are posted on the Church entrance bulletin
boards. Contact Sister Carol (938-3846 x 331) or check the bulletin
board in the gathering space for further information.
Part-Time Job Opportunity at Catholic Charities – Diocese of RVC
Part-time Driver – Meals on Wheels Program, Freeport, LI (19 hrs./
wk. – Need flexible availability from 9 am – 2 pm, Mon. – Fri.) We
are seeking an experienced delivery driver who is familiar with South
Nassau routes to deliver meals to homebound seniors while monitoring and reporting any changes in their physical, emotional or mental
status. HS/GED and a valid NYS Driver’s License required. Our ideal
candidate will have at least 2 years’ experience as a delivery driver and
demonstrated knowledge of vehicle maintenance. Solid communication, organizational and client service skills are needed. Email resume
and cover letter of interest to: [email protected] or fax
to: 516.733.7038
Are you or someone you know having family or interpersonal problems due to drinking ALCOHOL and/or using DRUGS? CATHOLIC
CHARITIES / Talbot House, a Chemical Dependence Crisis Center, located in Bohemia provides withdrawal and stabilization services on a voluntary basis to males and females over the age of 18, who are seeking
to stop and/or withdraw from alcohol and/or other drug use. The
medical and clinical staff at Talbot House will assess the kind of care
the person needs, to begin his/her journey in recovery. For more information, please call: 631-589-4144. Talbot House staff is available
24/7. Each call is confidential. Talbot House is a NO fee for service
program.
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LENTEN DAY OF PRAYER AT THE SEMINARY
Rev. Patrick J. Griffin, CM will present will present a Lenten Day of Prayer at the Seminary of
the Immaculate Conception, 440 West Neck
Rd in Huntington, on Sunday, March 22 from
9:30-3om. The theme is “Walking with God:.
Program includes conferences, lunch, opportunity for confession and Mass. Donation $30
reservations required 631.423.0483 ex 102 or
[email protected]
A prayer to share the vision…
With grateful hearts and filled with the Holy
Spirit, we pray for wisdom, guidance and
insight, O Lord.
Because you have blessed us with abundant
gifts we have been built into
a community of service
a community seeking knowledge
a community of prayer
a community of faithful stewards.
Enlighten our minds, that we may know your
will
Enflame our souls, that we may grow in
passion for you and your Church
Embolden us with the courage we need to
step forth to work in the vineyard of our
parish
Bless our parish community with joy and
generosity so we may share in the building of
your kingdom.
HOLY FAMILY PARISH
March 15, 2015
Lenten Supper and Adoration
During the season of Lent we have been walking the path of fasting.
The practice of “giving something up,” is not to senselessly deprive
ourselves of something good – but to be in solidarity with those who are
truly hungry and to increase our appreciation that all good gifts come
from God.
Parishioners of all ages are invited to join us again as we gather for our
second EUCHARISTIC ADORATION & SOUP SUPPER
Thursday, March 19th
@ 6:00 p.m.
We begin in the church to feast on the Lord in a half hour of prayer
followed by a simple meal of bread and soup together in the cafeteria.
PLEASE SIGN UP AFTER MASS TODAY .
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Fourth Sunday of Lent
March 15, 2015
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HOLY FAMILY PARISH
March 15, 2015
Please pray for the members of our Parish Family Serving in
the Armed Forces .. If you have a name of a loved one serving
our country, please submit to the office, or place in the
offertory basket at Mass and include their name and rank.
Name AND Rank ______________________
Mailing Address _____________________________
HOLY FAMILY PARISH DIRECTORY
516-938-3846
PASTORAL STAFF
Father Gerard Gentleman, Pastor
[email protected]
ext. 307
Father Frank Zero, Associate Pastor
[email protected]
Ext. 305
Father Derick Mawuli, Associate Pastor
[email protected]
Ext. 333
Deacon Joe McNicholas
[email protected]
Ext. 351
Deacon John McGonigle
[email protected]
Ext. 352
Sister Carol Radosti, OP, Parish Social Ministry
[email protected]
Ext. 331
Mrs. Maryalice Doherty, Principal, Holy Family School
[email protected]
Ext. 328
Mrs. Cathy Weiss, Administrator, Religious Education
[email protected]
Ext. 320
Mr. Ronald Land, Director of Music
[email protected]
Ext. 308
Mr. Steve Benner, Coordinator of Youth Ministry
[email protected]
Ext. 340
Mrs. Donna Mannion, Pastoral Associate for Administration
[email protected]
Ext. 303
HOLY FAMILY SCHOOL
Mrs. Lynn Roell, Secretary
Ext. 329
Mrs. Ronnie McFeeley, Nurse
Ext. 332
Mrs. Patricia Hillin, Administrative Asst. Ext. 331
RELIGIOUS EDUCATION PROGRAM
Mrs. Joan Berk Secretary
[email protected]
Ext. 321
PARISH SOCIAL MINISTRY PROGRAM
Outreach Office
[email protected]
Ext. 322
Thrift shop
Ext. 323
PARISH SUPPORT STAFF
Mrs. Nancy Brown, Accountant
[email protected]
Ext. 316
Mrs. Tara Kammerer, Parish Secretary
[email protected]
Ext. 302
Mrs. Rose Perazzo, Parish and Tuition Secretary
[email protected]
Ext. 301
Mr. Martin Mannion, Facilities Manager
Ext. 364
IN RESIDENCE
Fr . MICHAEL Reid, Chaplain, Holly Patterson
Ext. 342
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Thomas J. Kilbride, Major, US
Army
John Patrick Kilbride III, Lt.
Col., US Army
Thomas C. Ludwig, Major, ,US
Army
Michael Tynan, Lance Cpl., US
Marines
Michael W. Aznaran, BM3, US
Coast Guard
Matthew Sweeney, Captain,
US Marines
Matthew Antonik, Sgt,. US
Marines
Rigoberto Colon “Rigo”,Major,
US Marines
James Colvin, 2nd Lt, US Marines,
Michael Silver, Lt. Jg., US Navy
Brendan Gill, St. Sgt, US Army
Robert Savoldy, Spc, US Army
Frederick J. Britton, Lt.
Julian M. Coca A1C Air Force
Devin G. Hudson, H.A., US
Navy
Cameron James, 1st Lt., US
Army
Jeremy D. Schara, STG2, US
Navy
Daniel Gabbard, Pvt., US Marines
Rafael Garcia, Pvt, HHC 8
ENBN,
Shawn R. Searle, PFC, US Army
Rebecca Burgess, 2nd Lt., US
Marines
Thomas Likos, Spc, US Army
John Patrick Orr, Tl., Jg, US
Navy .
Daniel Erik Rogers, Lt. Jg., US
Navy
Daniel Cavelli,, Cmdr., US Navy
Robert T. Ludwig, Sgt., US
Army
Andrew Hupfer, PFC, US Army
Eric Hupfer, PFC, Us Marines
Patrick McCallion, PFC, US
Army
Michael Handwerker, 1st
Lt., US Army
Brendon McShea, Major, US
Army
Thomas Mcshea, 1st Lt, US
Army
Ned J. Davis, ENS, US Navy
John M. Mirro, GM2, US Navy
Paul J. Laughlin, Colonel, US
Army
Robert M. Dones, PFC, US Marines
Thomas Heibert, Colonel, US
Army
Ryan Calabrese, Seaman, US
Navy
Matthew Reyes, Lcpl, US Marines
Elizabeth Werns, LTC, US Army
Colleen M. Patton, Lt. Jg, US
Coast Guard
CONTEMPLATIVE PRAYER GROUP
Welcomes new members. We meet each Friday
morning, in the Parish Center Chapel from 11:00 to
12:30. Please contact Sophia Mundy with any
questions at 516-605-0152.
Funeral Homes
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Individual, Couples, Family
Clinical Hypnosis
1137 Old Country Rd Plainview, NY 11803 (516) 938-0800
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email [email protected]
Free Est. /Lic. /Ins.#H2216920000
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ATTORNEY AT LAW
20 Barrel Lane, Hicksville, NY 1181
516-398-8168
[email protected]
Levittown Lanes
Enjoy a Bowling Fun Pack, Call for Special Rates!
(Inc. 2 Hrs. of Bowling, Lg. Cheese Pie, Pitcher of Soda & Rental Shoes)!
Fundraisers
Birthday Parties
Team Parties
Learn To Bowl
www.Levittownbowling.com • [email protected]
516-731-5700 • 56 Tanners Ln., Levittown
BOOK ONE OF OUR BIRTHDAY PARTY PACKAGES WITH
12+ KIDS-TAKE $25. OFF YOUR FINAL BILL
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PERSONAL - BUSINESS - PROFESSIONAL
TAX-ACCOUNTING SERVICE
Licensed Master Plumber
KENS FAUCET
& TOILET REPAIRS INC.
(516) 565-0289
Helen Mary Makeup
ANTHONY LOIACONO, CPA
PARISHIONER
Jim Langenfeld
EAST VILLAGE
WEDDING, PROM, FORMAL
CAR CARE, INC.
All Plumbing Repairs
Complete Auto Repair
MAKEUP
&
HAIR
Foreign & Domestic
(516) 338-5843
151 Jerusalem Ave., Levittown, NY 11756
Serving the Community
Since 1990
MEMBER
516 974 9929
[email protected]
(East Village Green Shopping Center)
516-731-3737
E. Meadow
Diamond Drugs II
For Price, Service & Convenience
397 S. Oyster Bay Rd., Plainview, NY Harvey Staub, Pharmacist/Owner
724 Old Bethpage Rd., Old Bethpage, NY 11804
516-433-6969
Lowest Rental Prices • Come In & Check Out Over 700 Guitars In Stock
Free Lesson
Free Music Stand!
*See Store For Details
With School Year Rental
(516) 586-8733
Mon.-Fri. 9am to 7pm • Sat. 10am to 3pm
Gluten Free & Tree Nut Free
Can Do Dairy Free, Egg Free & Soy Free • All Allergies Listed Too
* Special Decorating Days *
Edible Logo Cookies & Specialty Designs
516-216-1719
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10% OFF All Orders
DR. ANNAMARIA GIORDANO
Diplomate American Board
of Podiatric Medicine
FOR ALL YOUR FEET PROBLEMS
558 OLD COUNTRY RD.
PLAINVIEW
516-729-3249
475 Holy Family, Hicksville, NY (inside) UPS
John Patrick Publishing Company • 1-800-333-3166 • www.jppc.net
“Hicksville’s Only Family Owned Funeral Home”
Comforting families for over 85 years
HICKSVILLE
47 Jerusalem Avenue
(516) 931-0262
LEVITTOWN
2786 Hempstead Tpk.
(516) 796-0400
ADA
MODIFICATIONS
LICENSED
& INSURED
ALPHA CARE SUPPLY
ADA & ACCESSIBILITY SPECIALISTS
RAMPS • STAIRLIFTS • ELEVATORS • BATHROOMS • PLATFORM LIFTS • WALK-IN BATHTUBS
Visit Our Showroom: 21 Stringham Ave., Valley Stream, NY
866-291-7039 • www.AlphaCareSupply.com
Floral Park • 29 Atlantic Avenue
New Hyde Park • 125 Hillside Avenue
Williston Park • 412 Willis Avenue
ANDY’S CARPENTRY LLC Family Owned
Home Improvement Specialist
Repairs & Remodeling
No Job Too Small • Lic. & Ins.
516-735-4498 Parishioner
I EXIST
ASSIST
631-643-1404
Salon
Boos Flowers FullRosales
Service Salon For Women, Men & Children
Flowers For All Occasions 420 Newbridge Rd., Hicksville, NY 11801
Weddings & Funerals Our Speciality
38 West Village Green,, Hicksville
(off Newbridge Rd.) 735-2244
Contact Me 
(516) 622-5909 • (516) 622-5910
www.rosalessalon.com • [email protected]
Hours: Sun. - Tues. 10 - 6 • Wed. - Fri. 10 - 9 • Sat. 8:30 to 7
10% Off to Holy Family Members
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WOODBURY STUDIO OF DANCE ARTS
WITCOMB’S LANDSCAPING, INC.
516-681-2488 • HICKSVILLE
516-292-6060
All Ages • A Non-competition School
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$500 OFF Any Job
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1012 Jerusalem Avenue
516-783-5522
[email protected]
EVERY CHILD SHOULD HAVE A CHANCE TO DANCE.
Lessons in Ballet, Pointe,
Tap & Jazz professionally taught.
Specializing in Roofing, Siding & Gutters
*See Website for Details
Call me for great
EAST MEADOW
Scott Hermann Ins Agency Inc.
2515 N. Jerusalem Rd. • E. Meadow, LI
Scott Hermann, Agent
coverage and savings.
(516) 826-1010
WANTAGH
603 Wantagh Ave. • Wantagh, LI
(516) 731-5550
Licensed
& Insured
and Operated
over $5000 for Parishioners
TO
Family Owned and Operated
Beth Dalton Costello
Timothy J. Dalton
Since 1973
Country Parkway Repairs
(Formerly Country Parkway Mobil)
State Emission • NY State Inspection Station • Fleet Service
Brake Service • Foreign/Domestic • Engine Repairs
Towing Available • Diagnostic Service
Jaco TRANPORTATION INC.
42 East Carl St.
Hicksville, NY
516-338-2886 • 51 Urban Ave., Westbury
Serving the Holy Family Parish & Community for Over 40 Years
516-935-2277
Fax: 935-1873
90 West Nicholai Street
Hicksville
516-931-3218
Plumbing & Heating, Inc.
Serving the parish since 1970
Licensed Plumber • 24 Hr. Emergency Service • Parishioner
234-East Meadow Ave., East Meadow • 794-7380
QUICK EMERGENCY RESPONSE 24 HR. 7 DAYS
And
PHIL CEPARANO Plumbing & Heating Holidays
“Building & Remodeling
into the Future”
Fernando Albuquerque
Office 516-942-3294
Email: [email protected]
Website: Legacystructuresllc.com
Darren Aronow
Tel: 516-663-0970
Fax: 516-303-0066
Attorney at Law
[email protected]
www.dalawpc.com
BANKRUPTCY – STUDENT LOANS – CREDITOR HARASSMENT – FORECLOSURE DEFENSE
The Law Office of Darren Aronow, P.C.
8B Commercial Street, Suite #1 • Hicksville, NY 11801
475 Holy Family, Hicksville, NY (back) UPS
All Leaks Repaired • Floods Pumped
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Replace
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All Work Performed By Owner
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Serving All Nassau
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Licensed Master Plumber
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516-454-6557