This Week's Bulletin

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

Week of January 13

MASS SCHEDULE

Saturday/Sunday

 5:00 pm [HN] - Deceased of the Kuszaj Family (family)
9:00 am [SJ] - Norman J. & Adelaide M. Hart (Pat & Jhon)
11:30 am [HN] - Deceased of the Tarabek & Lippai Families  (Jean & Rudy)

Monday

12:00 pm [HN] - No Mass

Tuesday

12:00 pm [HN] - No Mass

Wednesday

12:00 pm [HN] - No Mass

Thursday

12:00 pm [HN] - No Mass

Friday

8:00 am [HN] - No Mass

Next Saturday/Sunday  

5:00 pm [HN] - Living & Deceased of the Perry & Fedorek Fams. (Vic & Rose Perry)
9:00 am [SJ] - Joe Bitkowski  (nieces & nephews)
11:30 am [HN] - Deceased of the Daley, DiGeorge, Uvegas Fams. (Shirley Daley Family) 
 

MASS SERVERS

Jan 19 - Saturday - 9:00 am - Autumn Adams & Alexandra Ernst
Jan 20 - Sunday - 9:00 am - Maura Brennan & Brittany Davis
Jan 20 - Saturday - 11:30 am - Madison Lapp & Olivia Studnicki

WELCOME NEW MEMBERS

We would like to welcome Lynn Zivkovich and Audrey Metzler, who have joined our parish this week.

BAPTISMS

Congratulations to the family of Mia Rosalie Fawcett, who was baptized the weekend.

REST IN PEACE

Please remember Brownie Gaca and Ann Wrobleski, who died and rose to new life with the Lord this week.

HOLIDAY RAFFLE WINNERS

December 25 - #984 – Derrick Jones; December 26 - #031 – A. Jakub; December 27 - #112 – Ryan Novak; December 28 - #346 – Roseanne Gordon; December 29 - #023 – unreturned/unpurchased; December 30 - #404 – Ona Horgas; December 31 - #411 – Payton Sala; January 1 - #038 – unreturned/unpurchased; January 2 - #960 – Dan Kemper; January 3 - #907 – Stanley Krasuski.

PUTTING AWAY CHRISTMAS

We would to remind everyone that we will be having a Flea Market this summer. You are reminded that if you want to donate any of your Christmas decorations, to put them aside so when we begin collecting they will be easily accessible.

LENT - ASH WEDNESDAY - IN 30 DAYS

It is hard to believe, we are now preparing for Ash Wednesday/Lent in one month.   Fr. Dennis is going to oversee the Fish Fry on Ash Wednesday.  Volunteers:  We are seeking regular, former as well as new workers to help.  We are inviting parishioners from both parishes to volunteer and participate.  Planning Meeting:  Fr. Dennis will be conducting an organizational planning meeting on Monday, January 21 at 6:30 pm in the Holy Name Hall.  Please consider coming and helping out in some way.   If you want to help but cannot attend the meeting, call or email Fr. Dennis at frdennis@christthelightoftheworld.org.

THE SACRAMENT OF CONFIRMATION TO BE CELEBRATED

Our students have been preparing to celebrate the “Sacrament of Confirmation” since October.  We have been informed that the Confirmation will take place on Thursday, April 18 at 7:00 pm in Holy Name Church for the 23 students from Christ the Light of the World Parish and the 4 students from St. Joseph Parish. Parents should note that Fr. Dennis presented the students at their last class with a “readjusted” class schedule.  Make sure you have received it.  Also, included was information on sponsors and baptism certificates for those who were not baptized in one of our 3 churches.

PARENTS PREPARATION INSTRUCTIONS FOR RECONCILIATION & COMMUNION

There will be a preparation meeting for all parents whose children will be receiving the Sacraments of Reconciliation and Eucharist in the Spring.  The meeting will be held on Sunday, February 3 in the Holy Name Hall at 12:30 pm.  Parents should attend 11:30 am Mass with their children and then proceed to the hall for a snack.  The children will be taken to the CCD center for an activity, while Nancy Lesko (the children’s CCD teacher) will go over the guidelines and responsibilities that is expected of the parents in preparing the children for the Sacraments.  Activity books and guideline preparation sheets will be distributed at that time.  The meeting should last about 1 hour.

SUPER BOWL HOAGIE SALE

Despite a “Steelerless Super Bowl,” we will be having our annual Super Bowl Homemade Hoagie Sale on the weekend of February 2/3.  We will be selling them Saturday morning in the Holy Name Hall from 9:30 am – 11:00 am and before and after all the weekend Masses.  They are $5.00 each, which is a great value for the price.

  • Volunteers:  we need about 30 people to help and keep the time commitment to 3 hours beginning at 8 am on Feb. 2. Stop down and become part of the social, beneficial and friendly happening.
  • Buyers and Sellers:  take a sign up sheet to work and get some orders.  Deliver them fresh on Monday morning.
  • Orders:  if you would like to place an order, call the rectory so we can have it ready for you.

MEMORIAL FLOWER FUND LISTING

The listing for those who made donations “In Memory or In Honor…” to the Christmas flowers can be found around the churches this weekend. Christ the Light of the World is green and St. Joseph is yellow colored.

KNITTING GROUP - MAKING THINGS HAPPEN

New Parents and Expecting Parents!!  Beginning in January, there will be baskets of purple knitted hats around our churches made by our newly formed parishes knit/crochet group “Stitches of Love.” These purple hats are a reminder that your newborn will cry and he/she does not deserve to be shaken to be quieted.  Please feel free to take a hat and share the information enclosed.

ANTI-ABORTION MARCH

The 40th Annual March against abortion will be held on January 25, 2013.  The Knights of Columbus are sponsoring a bus for the event.  There are 50 seats available.  Cost is $35.00.  Reservations being taken by Dave Palscey. To make a reservation, call 412-672-2222 and make your check to K of C #4210.  Mail it to 422 26th St., McKeesport 15132.  Bus will leave from Holy Trinity Church, West Mifflin.

SCRIPTURE READINGS

Is. 42: 1- 4, 6 - 7               Acts 10: 34 - 38                     Lk: 3: 15 – 16, 21 - 22

FINANCIAL REPORT

$    5,923.50 - January 6, 2013 Offertory
$       904.00 - Upkeep & Maintenance
$       770.00 - January 1, 2013 Offertory
$       320.00 - Love Gift Donations (8)

SECOND ENVELOPE

The second envelope will be for St. Anthony School & DePaul Institute.