Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary (St. Mary’s) 256 Tract Road, Fairfield, Pa. 17320 Rev. Michael A. Messaro, MSSCC Pastor Rev. Robert P. Malagesi, MSSCC Parochial Vicar Office 717-642-8815 Fax 717-642-9616 Fr. Malagesi 717-457-0114 www.stmarysfairfieldpa.org (website) [email protected] [email protected] Mass Schedule Saturday: 5:00PM Sunday: 8:00 & 10:30AM Weekday: 8:00AM Vigil of the Holy Day 6:30PM(except for 12/31 5:30PM) Holy Day 8:00AM & 6:30PM Confessions: Saturday 4:00 to 4:30PM Baptisms by Appointment Saturday Sunday 3/7 3/8 Monday 3/9 Tuesday 3/10 Wednesday 3/11 5:00pm †Fred Hohenstein 8:00am People of the Parish 10:30am V. Janishefski/L. Grabowski/ All Souls 8:00am †Paul Hollenbeck 8:00am Ints. of Bob Bolger 8:00am †Tom Keane 6:30pm †Gale Baker 8:00am †Michael D. Messaro 8:00am †Michael Gmeinder 5:00pm Ints. of Ed & Harriet Noye 8:00am Ints. of Sam Rose 10:30am People of the Parish Pro-Life Corner God, who can do all things. Please pray that our Heavenly Father will hear our prayers, forgive our sin of abortion, and heal our land. Pro-Life Rosary every Friday evening at 8:30PM at the Adoration Chapel and Saturday mornings after the 9:00AM Mass at St. Rita. PRAY for those who are Sick. Help us keep our list current by letting us know when we may remove a name. Sharon Aanensen, Lillian Bream, Evelyn McGlaughlin, Louise Thursday 3/12 Adams, Betty Fritz, Rudolph & Sally Stobb, Friday 3/13 Joe Bock, Mike Halpin, Nick, Bill Bell, Pat Saturday 3/14 Whitlow, Karl, Carol Harbaugh, Paul Sunday 3/15 Scheurich, Mary Bentz, Peg Polley, Betty J. Sanders, Jerome Barefoot, Ruth Weiblinger, Anne Zeiler, Jerry Neiderer, Tom Miller, Jim & Gerry Lafond, Joy Brown, Bob Rosenwald, Alice Garland, Sam Brewer, Mary Ann Weekly Budget: $4,750.00 Slazinski, Terry Butt, Robert Lashinsky, Steve Crunkleton, Ed Fitzsimmons, Margaret Bailey, Michael Battaglini, Katy Sunday Collection: Johnson, Reyna Mata, Nick Masser, Esther Stahl, Gordon $5,847.00 Fath, Elaine Flores, Mary Rigney, Joan Deyo, Debbie Repair & Maintenance: Davison, Mary Ann Shuman, Robert Kraft, Norman $1,363.00 Tiedeman, Ingrid Pfeiffer, Vernon Speelman, Silas Ruiz, Robin Keller, Pat Gach, Heather Stumbaugh, Terri Ann & Bubba Sassa, Ginny Parks, Caroline Drechsler, Marge Change of Address: If you are moving or have a change in Rossi, Joseph Dees, Charmaine Goetz, Kathy Gaskin, Fr. your name, address or phone number, or need to register, please Mike, Cathy Rose, Paul Little, Craig Daniel, Chris Knopp, contact the Parish Office at 642-8815. Katie & Justin Chappell, Sam Rose, Renee Sanders, Bill Bulletin Announcements must be submitted to the parish office Lazarek, Joann Lawson, Bob Bolger, Chris Burde, Linda 10 days before the bulletin date. Goble, Kerry Sheahan, Heidi Engstler, Wilson Carter and Website: Questions, suggestions, or comments on the website? Connie Moquin. Please pray for the repose of the souls of Contact our webmaster at [email protected] Elaine Haik and Betty Webb. DATE EXTRAORDINARY MINISTERS LECTORS 3/14- 5:00 pm D. & J. Ritchie/D. Sanders C. Trice ALTAR SERVERS J. Gruber/J/ Pecher USHERS The Haun Family 3/15- 8:00 am E. Sluga J. Weller/J. Powers Mr. & Mrs. D. Ranney B. Carr Joh. Torborg/J. Longenecker Mr. & Mrs. J. Strahler J. Zitzman/B. Keeney/R. Heibel 3/15- 10:30 am B. Heffner/R. & D. Butt Bishop’s Annual Lenten Appeal 2015 The 2015 Bishop’s Annual Lenten Appeal is off to a great start. Thank you to all whom have pledged to this campaign. We still need all of you to contribute. If you have not yet made a gift to the Bishop’s Annual Lenten Appeal, we invite you to do so today. Every dollar raised to make our goal supports important Diocesan services and every dollar raised over our goal will be kept in the parish to help us. Thank you for your generosity. Prayer Shawl Meeting Monday, March 9th, at 7:00PM at the Church. During Lent Wednesday, evening Mass at 6:30PM. Knights of Columbus Business Meeting Wednesday, March 11th, at 7:30PM at the Church. Stations of the Cross Friday evening at 6:30PM. Please join us for a Reasonable Great All American Pancake Breakfast Sunday, March 15th, from 8:00AM till 12 (Noon) in St. Mary’s Parish Hall. Adults $5.00, Ages 6-10 $3.00, 5 and under free. Pancakes (plain or Chocolate chip), scrambled eggs, sausage gravy, juice or coffee. This is a Senior Project fundraiser by Anthony Venzin to raise money for local troops. Second Collection There will be a second collection on the weekend of March 14 & 15 for Catholic Relief Services. Thank you. Confirmation Rehearsal 6:30PM at St. Mary’s. Monday, March 16th at THE JOY OF THE GOSPEL: The scripture readings in our Lenten liturgies are getting more and more serious--God is raising the bar. Jesus says: YOU HAVE HEARD IT SAID...BUT I SAY TO YOU..." ARE YOU LISTENING? PIETA PRAYER FOR MARCH Heavenly Father, as we continue our Lenten journey, please give us the gift of open, listening and teachable hearts so our relationship with your son, Jesus, through prayer, fasting and almsgiving will deepen in love. We also ask St. Joseph, the universal patron of the Church, to intercede with us for peace, justice and mercy in our Church and country. Parish Nurses will again sponsor the Million Hearts Program which involves working closely with parishioners who are at risk. The Program begins in March and ends in May. During this time participant will receive a blood pressure monitor and learn how to take a blood pressure and do regular checks. Scheduled visits with a Parish Nurse will assist in working on several interventions in an attempt to decrease any abnormal readings. For more info or to register contact Mary Heibel at [email protected] or Mary Anne Gardner [email protected] The Knights of Columbus, Divine Mercy Council 12250 is sponsoring a Pro-Life Mass & Holy Hour on Saturday, March 21st, at 9:00AM at St. Rita's Church in Blue Ridge Summit. Mass, Holy Hour, Rosary, Divine Mercy Chaplet and Confessions. Permanent Deacon Formation Class: Bishop Ronald W. Gainer has announced the opening of enrollment for a formation class for men between the ages of 30 and 62 for the Permanent Diaconate in the Diocese of Harrisburg. The five year class will consist of a course of studies including theology as well as pastoral, spiritual and human formation. The application period is from March 15 through June 15, 2015. Applications will be available from Parish Pastors. Informational presentations will be held at the Cardinal Keeler Center, Harrisburg on April 11 at 2 p.m. and April 15 at 7 p.m. For more information visit www.hbgdiocese.org/deacons or contact Father Paul CB Schenck at [email protected] or (717) 657-4804 ext. 282. On Palm Sunday, the Discalced Carmelite Community of the Child Jesus and the Holy Innocents, located in Emmitsburg, MD, will be gifting parishioners with a prayer card of St. Teresa of Jesus in honor of the year-long *V Centenary Celebration of St Teresa of Avila's birth*. The holy card contains her invocation to contemplative prayer. All are invited to take one to enrich your Holy Week devotions. SAVE THE DATE" - All women and priests of the Diocese are invited to attend 90th Annual Convention of the Harrisburg Diocesan Council of Catholic Women. It will be held Monday, April 20, 2015 in the Cardinal Keeler Center. The theme is "Moving Forward in Faith, Service, Hope and Love ". More details will be published in the "coming weeks."
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