This Week's Bulletin

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

Week of April 28

MASS SCHEDULE

Saturday/Sunday

5:00 pm [HN] - William Daley Sr.  (wife, Shirley & family)
9:00 am [SJ] - Anna & Steve Harchar  (daughter, Gertrude)
11:30 am [HN] - 63rd Wedding Anniv. – Joe/Cel Hlad (children & grandchildren) 

Monday

12:00 pm [HN] - Joelle Mendicino  (Doris Rinkacs)

Tuesday

12:00 pm [HN] - Mary Yarnell  (Alice Banikulis)

Wednesday

12:00 pm [HN] - Mary Butkin  (Jeanne Dowdle)

Thursday

12:00 pm [HN] - Lou Gaca  (M/M Al Michaels)

Friday

8:00 am [HN] - Ann Wrobleski  (Greg, Nancy, Aaron Lesko)

Saturday/Sunday

5:00 pm [HN] - Andrew/Lena Bondi & Steve Mols (family)              
8:30 am [SH] - Matilda Belan  (Barb Tomosick)
10:00 am [HN] - Carl Denne & John Dubyak (family)
    

MASS SERVERS

May 4 - Saturday - 5:00 pm - Maura Brennan & Colin McGrail
May 5 - Sunday - 10:00 am - Aaron Adams & Autumn Adams

REST IN PEACE

Please remember Al Andres Jr. who died and rose to new life with the Lord this past week.

BAPTISMS

Congratulations to the families of  Alexandra Jean Bonacci, Madelyn Rose Dugan and Bella Alexis Suba, who are being baptized into God’s family this week.

CONGRATULATIONS FIRST HOLY COMMUNION CLASS

We would like to congratulate the 13 children from Christ the Light of the World Parish and the 2 children from St. Joseph Parish who celebrated their first Holy Communion on Saturday.

Christ the Light of the World: Tori Carr, Nico DeFrancesco, Felicity Graham, Niyah Hill, Morgan Horvat, Dilan Mashoney/Kumpf, Michael Ross, Athena Steinbruegge, Mason Suss, Derek Taylor, Trinity Tewell, Erica Thomas, Briana Ziemke.  St.  Joseph:  Edrea Burgwin, Emma Sekely.

SEASONAL WEEKEND MASS SCHEDULE

Beginning next weekend, May 4/ 5 thru August 31/Sept. 1, we will be returning to our “Summer Weekend Mass Schedule.”   Saturday evening – 5:00 pm – Holy Name Church;  Sunday morning – 8:30 am – St. Hedwig Church; Sunday morning – 10:00 am – Holy Name Church.   Keep this handy for easy reference.

HOMEMADE HOAGIE SALE

We will be having our final sale for this season on the weekend of MAY 4 & 5.  We will resume again in September.  Volunteers:  We have a great crew of 25 – 30 volunteers, but we are always looking for more help to help make the process go quickly and smoothly.  We are usually done within 3 hours.  This is a great way to help the parish and give those who work the opportunity to volunteer.  We will begin at 8:00 am.   Sale: We will be selling from 9:30 am – 11:30 am on Saturday morning and after all the weekend Masses.  If you would like to place an order, call the rectory OR if you can sell some at work please do so and make this a great sale.

EASTER BUNNY RAFFLE WINNERS

April 19 - #868 (Helen Unchner); April 20 - #535 (unpurchased); April 21 - #614 (Donna Palko); April 22 - #295 (unpurchased); April 23 - #081 – (unpurchased.) All winners checks will be mailed out the Friday of the week that the number is drawn.

SPRING/SUMMER LITURGICAL MINISTERS SCHEDULES

The schedules for all Lectors, Eucharistic Ministers and Servers will be sent out electronically this coming week and can be viewed on the website.  If you have any particular requests, you are invited to email greg@christthelightoftheworld.org.  Also, the program is set up so you can request a substitute and if you are scheduled you are expected to find a sub.  Thanks for your cooperation.

PROTECTING GOD'S CHILDREN

Christ the Light of the World will be hosting a “Protecting God’s Children” workshop on Saturday, May 18, 2013 at 9:00 am in the Holy Name Hall.  This informative workshop is part of the requirement for those volunteering in any way at a parish.  Discussed will be how child abusers groom their victims; signs to look out for and ways to prevent child abuse.  The class is free of charge.  There is no test.  To register, call the rectory (421-469-0196) or email Terry at: terry@christthelightoftheworld.org.

MIKE'S FIGHT - BEING CHRIST FOR OTHERS

JOIN THE FIGHT to support the Mike and Megan Walters family as they battle Mike’s aggressive form of leukemia and do what we do best………. HELP OTHERS! 

  • Donation Update:  We would like to announce that because of your generosity in so many ways, I was able to present to the Mike & Megan Walters Family a check for $14,088.46.  This check will go a long way to sustaining them until they get approved for SSI disability and help with copays for meds, etc.  This amount came from many sources:  Outright donations from parishioners, the Wine/Beer tasting event, the Oscar party, the Buffet Breakfast and Flower Sale Palm Sunday.
  • Special French Wine Raffle – We have received a donation of 2 bottles of fine French Wines from the vineyards of “Baronnie d’Estouard Chateauneuf de Pape (1 red & 1 white – valued over $800.00.) Tickets are $10.00. Each ticket has 2 chances. Drawing based on the Pa. Evening Daily 3 digit number on December 1, 2013.  Give these tickets as presents throughout the year (i.e. Mothers Day, Fathers Day, Birthday Days, Anniversaries.) We thought these would make a great Christmas present to give for the winner.  Contact the church office by phone or mail and we will send you the tickets you need or email mikesfight@yahoo.com to order your ticket.  If anyone would like to take some tickets to sell, let us know.
  • Online Giving:  We have set up a “bucket” on the parish website so donations can be given electronically.  We are going to have a “link” on the site so everyone can be informed and updated.
  • Donations:  Monetary donations can be sent to the rectory.  Make checks to “Friends of the Needy” on the memo line note “Mikes Fight.”

DUQUESNE COMMUNITY, HEALTH & RESOURCE FAIR

This event will take place on Saturday, May 11 in the Duquesne/McKeesport Masonic Hall, 1200 Clonmel St. (near Kennywood) from 10 am – 2 pm. There will be free screenings, a stress management workshop, food and valuable information for all.

HABITAT FOR HUMANITY HOUSE

Greater Pgh. Habitat for Humanity is now seeking a Partner Family to own and occupy a 2 – 3 bedroom brick home in the neighborhood of West Mifflin located at 2546 Jefferson Dr. The home will be rehabilitated by Habitat.  If you are interested in learning more about this Home Ownership Program, contact Daniel Webb (412-351-0512 x10) or dwebb@pittsburghhabitat.org.

SCRIPTURE READINGS

Acts 14: 21 - 27              Revs. 21: 1 - 5                   John 13: 31 - 35

FINANCIAL REPORT

$   4,412.10 - April 21, 2013 Easter Offertory
$        95.00 - Love Gift Donations (6)

NEXT WEEK'S SECOND ENVELOPE

Next week's second envelope will be for Parish Upkeep & Maintenance.