This Week's Bulletin

Weekly news and announcements about Christ the Light of the World and St. Joseph Parishes.

This Week's Bulletin - December 19, 2010

MASS SCHEDULE

Saturday/Sunday

5:00 pm [HN] - Jennery Falvo  (Paul Rush)
8:30 am [SH] - Joelle Mateya  (Al & Deb Durica)
10:00 am [SJ] - Jean Ruhe  (husband & children)
11:30 am [HN] - John Bitkowski  (M/M Frank Bresnay)

Monday

12:00 pm [HN] - Elizabeth Lalor (Lorraine Pawling)

Tuesday

12:00 pm [HN] - Helen Huwalt (family)

Wednesday

12:00 pm [HN] - Mary Petro (Mark & Mindy)

Thursday

12:00 pm [SH] - Tony Napoli (Joe & Sue  Napoli)

Friday

Christmas Eve - 8:00 am [SJ] - No Mass
Christmas Eve - 4:00 pm [SJ] - Florence Abbatangelo (grandchildren)
Christmas Eve - 6:00 pm [HN] - Pauline Martinek (Scott & Vicki Adams)
Christmas Eve - 9:00 pm [HN] - Bess Stipetich & Eleanor Shroads (Garret & Carol Shroads)

Next Saturday/Sunday

Christmas Day - 8:30 am [SH] - John Koller (Wayne & Ginny Kostelnik)
Christmas Day - 10:00 am [SJ] - John Koller (family)
5:00 pm [HN] - No Mass
8:30 am [SH] - No Mass
10:00 am [SJ] - Mattie Hoffman (daughter, Garnet)
11:30 am [HN] - Frank Pych (Elaine & daughters)

MASS SERVERS

Dec 24 - Friday, 6:00 pm - Aaron Lesko & Ben Vranish
Dec 24 - Friday, 9:00 pm - Kellee Judy & Katelyn Waugaman
Dec 26 - Sunday, 11:30 am - Kevin & Annita Funa

UPCOMING PARISH ACTIVITIES

Check our calendar of events for the lastest updates on parish activities.

CELEBRATING THE SEASON OF ADVENT

  • Memorial Christmas Flowers:  Use your “Christmas flower” envelope to make a donation in memory of a deceased family member, friend or loved one. Write down their names.  Drop in the collection or mail to the rectory until Christmas. A memorial listing will be published after the season. 
  • Christmas Wafers (Oplatki):  These wafers will be available at Holy Name Rectory, Monday thru Friday (9 am – 5 pm) and from the ushers at the weekend Masses at Holy Name and St. Hedwig. 
  • 2011 Calendars:  Available for you this weekend are the 2011 calendars.  They are provided for you by the Maloy-Schleifer and the Teichart-Gracan Funeral Homes.  We are grateful for this donation to our parishes.
  • Share the Spirit of the SeasonWe are asking everyone to share that spirit with all of our parishioners in nursing homes, personal care homes, assisted living facilities and the home-centered elderly by sending them a note or card.  The updated list is around our churches.  Love beckons us not to forget them!!

STOCKING STUFFER HOLIDAY RAFFLE

Our annual “Holiday Raffle” is in full swing.  Each ticket for a donation of $10.00 gives you 30 chances to win $100.00 each day during the month of December 25, 2010 to January 25, 2011.  Your participation:   Buy the tickets that are sent.  If not, return them so we can give them to those participating.

A CHRISTMAS CD

Ray Judy and Debbie Walters are making their Christmas CD available again this year.  It is entitled “Heavenly to Earth.” You may pick them up at Holy Name or St. Joseph rectory for a $15.00 donation.  OR call and leave your name and you can pick them up at Mass on the weekend.

CHRISTMAS EVE AND CHRISTMAS DAY MASSES

  • Christmas Eve (Dec. 24) – St. Joseph (4:00 pm), Holy Name (6:00 pm), Holy Name (9:00 pm)
  • Christmas Day (Dec. 25) – St. Hedwig (8:30 am), St. Joseph (10:00 am)
  • NO 11:30 am Mass on Christmas Day
  • NO 5:00 pm Mass on Saturday evening Christmas Day. 
  • ONLY 2 Masses on Sunday, December 26 – St. Joseph (10:00 am) & Holy Name (11:30 am)

AUTOMOBILE FOR SALE

Fr. Robert Franco, a friend and classmate of Fr. Dennis died in August.  Fr. Dennis has the responsibility of selling his automobile.  It is a 2007 Black Chrysler Sebring Touring Model with 24,000 miles.  He is selling it for the blue book   value.  Anyone interested, give Fr. Dennis a call and he can show it to you.


ELECTRIC WHEELCHAIR TO BE DONATED

We have available to us an electric wheel chair which the owner wishes to donate to someone who could use it.  If anyone is in need of this call Mary (412-466-0570.)


CHRISTMAS CARDS TO OUR PRIEST FRIENDS

To our former seminarians, now ordained priests:   Fr. Tom Burke:  % Good Shepherd Parish, 1024 Maple Way,  Braddock, Pa. 15104   Fr. Steve Kresak: % Corpus Christi Parish, 2515 Versailles Ave. McKeesport, Pa. 15132.  Fr. Tom Lewandowski:  % St. Camillus Parish, 314 W. Engelwood Ave., New Castle, Pa. 16105.  Fr. John McKenna: % St. John Parish, 1409 Pennsylvania Ave., Monaca, Pa. 15061


PARISH CHRISTMAS GIFT

We would ask that anyone wishing to make a “Christmas Gift to the Parish” please  feel free to do so.  You may place it in your Christmas offertory envelope or the best way is in an envelope marked “2 for 1 Challenge.


SCRIPTURE READINGS

Is. 7: 10 - 14                     Romans 1: 1 - 7              Mt. 1: 18 - 24

FINANCIAL REPORT

$5,155.50 - December 12, 2010 – Sunday Offertory
$   670.00 - Immaculate Conception
$1,469.21 - Hoagie Sale Profit (Next Sale - January 15 & 16)
$   230.00 - Love Gift Donations (9)

CHRISTMAS SECOND COLLECTION

The second collection will be for children and youth ministries.

NEXT WEEK'S SECOND COLLECTION

Next week's second collection will be for parish religious education.