“What we have seen and heard we proclaim to you, so that you may share life with us.” 1 John 1:3
January 5, 2020 Epiphany of the Lord
ST• JOHN THE EVANGELIST ROMAN CATHOLIC PARISH
Sunday, January 5 Ephiphany of the Lord
7:30 AM Michael Gerard Callahan, requested by Marsha Wurst 9:30 AM Mary Jo Brennan, requested by Tray and Mike McLaughlin 11:30 AM Leonard Stich requested by the Marquis Family
Monday, January 6: Saint Andre Bessette 8:00 AM Evelyn Puzan and Thomas Campbell, requested by Darryl and Maureen Puzan Tuesday, January 7: Saint Raymond of Penafort 8:00 AM Charles Bennett, requested by Veronica Channing Wednesday, January 8: Christmas Weekday 8:00 AM Mary Ellen Dietrich Warren, requested by S. Mark Flannery
Thursday, January 9: Christmas Weekday 8:00 AM Mary Gural, requested by Chuck and Sharon Grabowski
Friday, January 10: Christmas Weekday 8:00 AM Russell Humphrey, requested by John Bubnis
Saturday, January 11: Christmas Weekday 8:00 AM Joan Morgan, requested by Martha Pelensky 4:00 PM George Walsh, requested by his Children
Sunday, January 12 Baptism of the Lord
7:30 AM Carl “Bud” Nelson, requested by Ted and Carol Abt 9:30 AM Vincent Mastria, requested by Carole and William Meyer 11:30 AM Florence, John and Jack Oberc, requested by the Bittner Family
Adoration Society: Maria DiDonato, Cynthia Mariotti Adult Faith Formation: Deacon Jonathan Hess, 215.295.4102 Aid for Friends: Mary Africa, 215.428.9581 Altar Servers: Fr. William Monahan and Parish Deacons, 215.295.4102 Community Food Dr.: Cathy & Joe McLean, 267.833.3177 Blessed Counters: Fr. William Monahan, 215.295.4102 CYO Athletic Directors: Mike & Mary McGill, 215.337.8282 Disability Advocate: Kathy Ross, 215.736.8017 Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion: Cathleen Lynskey, 215.295.4102 Funeral Liturgy Assistance: Rosemary Goode, 215.493.7424 Hospitality/Bakery Basket: Ann Damron, 215.736.3527 Knights of Columbus #7515: Grand Knight, John Perdoch, 215.510.6714 Lectors: Cathleen Lynskey, 215.295.4102 Men’s Faith Share: Vince Bodnar, 215.321.5155 Music Ministry: Sonya Novak, 215-295-4102 Prayer Network: Lisa Petrino, 267.994.4513 Seton Society: Tom Brunner, 215.734.3031 Social Concerns Committee: Diane Coyle, 215.493.8472 Sunday Mass Greeters: Dennis Michaels, 215.869.1982 Ushers: Richard Ogitis 215.295.7278 Women of the Word Prayer Group: Connie Drummond, 215.493.5857
Fiftieth Sunday in 2019 Regular Sunday Collection $ 10,767
2,090 Total $ 12,857 Fiftieth Sunday in 2018 Regular Sunday Collection $ 13,634 YTD Sunday Collection (July 1, 2019 – December 15, 2019) $ 297,301
Thank you for your continued generosity!
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ANNUAL HOT FOODS CHASE THE CHILLS AWAY BAKERY BASKET THIS WEEKEND!
Our Bakery Basket, sponsored by Hospitality, will be held today, Sunday, January 5, 2020
after the 9:30 AM and 11:30 AM Masses in the Deacon James Hartmann Meeting Room.
All are welcome! We will be taking down all the Christmas Decorations in the Church on Sunday, January 12th at 1:00 PM. Please consider joining us!
WE NEED YOUR HELP!
Helen and Karl Bahmiller (mother and father of Lynn Alexander), Nancy Baradziej, Michael Barkovich (requested by Diana
Barkovich), Michael Barkovich, Jr. (son of Diana and Michael Bar- kovich), Charlotte Camerlengo, Monsignor Ciereszko (requested by Elizabeth and Richard Piascik), Vicky Cohen (requested by Frances Morecz), Raul Costas, (husband of Elisa Costas), Claudia DiBraccio (6 yr. old granddaughter of Karen and William DiBraccio), Christo- pher Dixon (grandson of Kevin and Mary McCormick), Dennis Fly- nn (Chris and Diane Ledes’ daughter-in-law’s father) The Hess Fam- ily (requested by Jean Boyle), Robert Lawton (requested by Richard and Elizabeth Piascik), Tara Lessard, Vincent Mastria (requested by Carole Meyer), Jack and Helene McCullough (requested by Judith Hadalski), Cassidy McVan (8 yrs. old - daughter of Tim and Jennilyn McVan), Jim Musumeci (requested by Carole Meyer), Nancy Pittner (requested by Frances Morecz), Angela Planche (requested by Raul and Elisa Costas), Thomas Rossi (father of Carole Meyer), Paul Schnepp, II (brother of Judith Hadalski), Christina Smith (friend of John and Mary Jo Crea), Patti Stracci (friend of Rosemary and Kevin Hayes), Kelly Taylor (requested by Marie Schwartz), Lee Thomas (requested by the Marquis Family), Mary Ann Tigar, Amelia Villa- real (requested by Diane Ledes), Marta Warren, and all residents of
Manor Care and Arden Court.
We would like to welcome the following new Parishioners who joined the faith community of
Saint John the Evangelist Church during the month of December 2019:
Kristopher and Jamie Schutz and Family
SAINT JOHN’S ADORATION SOCIETY NEEDS YOU!
Our Saint John the Evangelist Adoration Society is looking for parishioners who can devote an hour or a half hour to sitting with Jesus in the Blessed Sac- rament on Tuesdays between the hours of 8:30 AM and 7:00 PM. Sign-up sheets are in the vestibule of Church. Any questions, contact Deacon Jim at 215-321-3014. Thank you!
ST• JOHN THE EVANGELIST ROMAN CATHOLIC PARISH
THIS WEEK AT Sunday, January 5 PREP, 9:45 AM to 11:00 AM Bakery Basket after the 9:30 AM and 11:30 AM Masses Baptisms, 1:00 PM Monday, January 6 PREP, 5:15 PM to 6:30 PM Scripture Study, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Tuesday, January 7 Confessions, 8:30 AM to 9:00 AM Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament, 8:30 AM to 6:50 PM Little Flowers Girls Club Meeting, 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM Benediction, 6:50 PM to 7:00 PM Blue Army Holy Hour, 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM Adult Faith Formation, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM HS Youth Group, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM Wednesday, January 8 Lectio Divina, immediately following 8:00 AM Mass Shared Meal Planning Meeting, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM Rosary at Manor Care, 6:15 PM to 6:45 PM Thursday, January 9 CRS in Action (ESL Class), 10:00 AM to Noon Adult Faith Formation, 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM Friday, January 10 Rosary, 7:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Saturday, January 11 Miraculous Medal Novena, immediately following 8:00 AM Mass Confessions, 2:45 PM to 3:00 PM Confessions, 2:45 PM to 3:45 PM
Are you a woman who enjoys a lively discussion about our Catholic faith? Are you interested in establishing prayer-mate companions? If you do, then Women of the Word welcomes YOU! We are a group of parishioners and friends who usually meet on the third Saturday of each month, beginning at 9:30 AM. Our time together consists of prayer as well as listen- ing to guest speakers via the internet or discussing a religious topic or book. Refreshments are served. For more information, please contact Connie Drummond at 215-493-5857. Next Meeting: Saturday, January 18, 2020, in the Pastoral Life Center
Our 2020 Mass Book will open for the months of July through the end of Septem- ber 2020 on Tuesday, January 21st. Please stop by the Pastoral Life Center between the hours of 10:00 AM and 5:00 PM if you would like a Mass intention for a loved one. We are only accepting requests for 3 Mass per family.
2020 Mass Book
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Help Your Church! Non-Cash Fundraiser
Please continue to save your McCaffrey’s grocery receipts and deposit them in our marked box located in the vestibule of the Church. For all receipts collected,
Saint John’s will receive 1% back from McCaffrey’s.
Join us this week as we continue on our voy- age to Christ our King!
for Jesus Revealed; Session 3: Lamb of God Tuesday, January 7 - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
and Thursday, January 9 - 1:00 to 3:00 PM
We are now meeting in the St. Gianna Room in the Church. If you are unable to attend all of the sessions - NO WORRIES - attend as often as you can.
St. John the Evangelist Parish
Next Sunday’s Readings – January 12, 2020 Prepare for Sunday Mass by reading, reflecting and praying
the readings with family and friends. Reading 1 Isaiah 60:1-6 Responsorial Psalm Psalms 72:1-2, 7-8, 10-11, 12-13 Reading 2 Ephesians 3:2-3A, 5-6 Alleluia Matthew 2:2 Gospel Matthew 2:1-12
Please keep in your thoughts and prayers all service men and women, along with their family members, when so many are far from home throughout the world. We are forever grateful for all the sacrifices that they and their families have made.
Major Joseph Alexander (nephew of Dave and Lynn Alexander)
First Lt. Daniel P. Cummings, USA (son of John and Christina Cummings)
Majors David and Ann Driscoll (grandchildren of Joseph and Mary Loncosky)
Sgt. John A. Kozlowski, II (grandson of Joseph and Mary Loncosky)
Lt. JG Stephanie G. Radzinski, USN (daughter of Rick and Maria Radzinski)
HOSTS FOR CELIAC DISEASE We have special hosts available to anyone who suffers from Celiac disease. Only those who suffer from Celiac disease may use these hosts. Please see our priest in the Sacristy before Mass.
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PREP HAPPENINGS Barbara Ann Nuzzolo, Director of Religious Education
SEE MORE ABOUT PREP ON THE WEBSITE: http://www.stj
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