This Week's Bulletin

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

Week of April 15

MASS SCHEDULE

Saturday/Sunday

5:00 pm [HN] Ed & Thelma Wisbar  (Steve & Marilyn)
9:00 am [SJ] - Eileen Hagblom  (John, Richard, Wendy)
11:30 am [HN] - Legerski & Novak Families  (Bob & DoDo)

Monday

12:00 pm [HN] - Rita Nedzbala Flaherty (family)

Tuesday

12:00 pm [HN] - Irma Hill (Christian Mothers)

Wednesday

12:00 pm [HN] - Jason Zalice (Gene & Joann Bevacqua)

Thursday

12:00 pm [HN] - Patrick Byrne (Jim Hess)

Friday

8:00 am [SJ] - Ray Stein (Paul & Colleen Budai)

Next Saturday/Sunday

11:30 am [HN] First Holy Communion (Group #1)
5:00 pm [HN] Bill Yunn & Bernie Rogers (Yunn & Rogers Families)
9:00 am [SJ] - Eileen Hagblom Deceased of the Kuszaj Family (family)
11:30 am [HN] - Charles Lococo (wife, Garnet)


MASS SERVERS

April 21 - Saturday, 5:00 pm - Dylan Ernst & Madison Lapp
April 22 - Sunday, 9:00 am - Faith Provance & Frank Provance
April 22 - Sunday, 11:30 am - Katrina Janusek & Justin Molanick

EASTER MASS STATISTICS

Coming Alive Again:  How appropriate is this year’s theme as we read the Mass attendance figures for Easter Sunday Masses.  May we be thankful for all those people, parishioners and visitors who come to be spiritually enriched.  Saturday evening [HN] (506), 8:30 am [SH] (176), 10:00 am [SJ] (328), 11:30 am [HN] (614.)  We are grateful for your presence.

A VISIT FROM THE VICAR

I have been informed by Fr. Fred Cain, VF, the Vicar of our vicariate #2 that he will be making his pastoral visit to both of our parishes on June 7, 2012.   All staff members are expected to make themselves present and available on that day beginning at 2:00 pm.  Fr. Cain will convene a meeting with all office staff, music ministers, CCD program manager, and maintenance personnel.  At 4:00 pm, he will meet with the pastor.  At 6:30 pm, he will meet jointly with both Pastoral Council and Finance Council members of both parishes.   The meetings will take place in the Holy Name Hall.

BAPTISMS

Congratulations to the family of Macen Carter Sabol, who was baptized this weekend.

REST IN PEACE

Please remember Alex Frizzi, who died and was buried this week. 

RAFFLE WINNERS

April 8 - #409 – McCracken; April 9 - #269 – B. Harper & B. Miller; April 10 - #341 – not returned/not purchased;  April 11 - #290 – Carole Bost.

EXCITING NEW FOR WOMEN OF ALL AGES

A year and a half ago, the men of our parish embarked on an enriching journey by forming a “Men’s Spiritual Focus Group” with Fr. Dennis as moderator.  Since then, some women have inquired about the possibility of having this type of group for women of our parishes.  WELL THE TIME HAS COME!  I wanted a spiritual, competent and experienced woman to moderate this group.  God has sent her to us!  Rowena Lynch, a married woman, who is a member of St. Mark Parish in Liberty Boro/Port Vue.  She has extensive experience in pastoral work; served on her pastoral council; worked as pastoral associate in Holy Angels in Hays; leads a women’s prayer group; facilitated grief support groups; was a long time youth minister and serves as a Lay Dominican Associate.  The initial meeting will be held on Wednesday, April 25 beginning at 6:30 pm in the Holy Name Hall. 

This group will touch on areas that personally affect women in relation to God, their families, their relationship.  Spiritually healthy women makes for a better self, better mother, better wife, better friend, better parishioner.  Come and give this opportunity a try.  You deserve it.

CHRISTIAN MOTHERS & GUILD

Will meet Tuesday, April 17.  Rosary at 11:45 am and Mass at 12 noon in Holy Name Church, followed by a meeting in Holy Name Hall.  Salad Bar Luncheon.  Cost is $5.00. Reservations must be made. Call Carol Horgan (412-469-4989) or Alberta Webb (412-466-0738).  Members are asked to bring a non – perishable food item for the Intersection.

ELECTION DAY DINNER

We are sponsoring a Salisbury Steak Dinner on Tuesday, April 24 from 11 am – 6 pm in the Holy Name Hall.  Donation is $8.00 for adults, $5.00 children (12 & under.)  Menu includes: Steak, Mashed Potatoes, Italian Vegetables, Bread/Butter.  Baked Goods will be available.  For takeout orders stop in or call (412-466-8960.)

BREAST CANCER BENEFIT

Our annual event for Breast Cancer Awareness and Prevention, “Our Healing Touch” will be held on Saturday, April 28 at the K. of C. Hall, West Mifflin.  There are pink flyers around the churches with all the details on how you can get tickets for the event, volunteer, make donations, or remember & honor any living or deceased loved ones who have suffered with this disease.

CHRIST THE LIGHT OF THE WORLD OFFERS HOSPITALITY

Corpus Christi Parish has asked that we offer hospitality to 3 staff members for 3 weeks in our St. Hedwig rectory while they update and repair their living space. Their stay will begin shortly after Easter.

LAWNMOWERS WANTED

In order to keep our grounds looking great, we need good equipment.  Both CLW and St. Joseph needs a new self-propeled lawnmower.  If anyone would like to purchase and donate one, call Fr. Dennis.

SPAGHETTI DINNER

The Duquesne Volunteer Fire Department is hosting a “Spaghetti Dinner” on Thursday, April 26 at the Duquesne VFW, N. 2nd St., Duquesne from 3 pm – 8 pm.  Donation:  Adults - $6.00, children (under 10 - $3.00.  Take out add $1.00.  Menu includes:  Spaghetti, Meatballs, Salad, Roll, Coffee.

NIGHT AT THE RACES

The Duquesne/West Mifflin K of C. is hosting a “Night at the Races” on Saturday, May 5. Admission - $5.00 (includes a light buffet). Horses - $5.00. BYOB.  For tickets and information, call Matt Gracan (412-466-0500) or Dave Palcsey Jr. (412-672-6222)

SCRIPTURE READINGS

Acts 4:32 - 35                  1 John: 5: 1 - 6                John 20: 19 - 31          

FINANCIAL REPORT

$13,233.00 - April 8, 2012 Offertory
$  1,130.76 - Good Friday (Holy Land)
$  2,034.34 - Holy Thursday (Coin Offering for the Needy)
$  1,185.00 - Lenten "Feed the Hungry" (Gift Cards & Cash)
$     264.50 - Flower Sale Profit (Palm Sunday)
$  1,837.00 - Memorial Flower Fund
$  1,300.00 - Palm Sunday Breakfast
$     380.00 - St. Hedwig Furnace Donations Received This Week ($18,006.00 total so far)
$     190.00 - Love Gift Donations (7)