This Week's Bulletin

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

Week of January 10

MASS SCHEDULE

Saturday - 5:00pm [HN] - Roger Nagy (Mary Szabo)
Sunday - 9:00am [SJ] - Bernard McManus (Anna Stipetic)
Sunday - 11:30am [HN] - Karen Legin (Legin Family)

Monday - 12:00pm [HN] - NO MASS
Tuesday - 12:00pm [HN] - Elvira Lauris (Karen Wassel)
Wednesday - 12:00pm [HN] - Bridget Midla (Jean Turocy)
Thursday - 12:00pm [HN] -  Shirley Daley (Janet McBride)
Friday - 8:00am [HN] -  Ann Jakub (Kenneth George)

Saturday - 5:00pm [HN] - Michael Maloney (Family)
Sunday - 9:00am [SJ] - Norman & Adelaide M. Hart (Pat & Jhon)
Sunday - 11:30am [HN] - Family & Friends (Jack & Darlene Santone)

ALTAR SERVERS

Jan. 16 - Saturday - 5:00pm [HN] -  Falyn Carr & Joey Mellon
Jan. 17 - Sunday - 9:00am [SJ] - Katrina Janusek & Olivia Studnicki
Jan. 17 - Sunday - 11:30am [HN] -  Jack Cherkes & Madison Deacon

REST IN PEACE

Please remember in your prayers Patricia Koval who has died and risen to new life with the Lord.

CHRISTIAN INITIATION - "RITE OF WELCOMING"

This weekend at the 11:30 am Mass, we are celebrating the first ritual in the process of Christian Initiation – “The Rite of Welcoming.”  We, the Church, welcome these initiates and accept them into the process to continue their journey towards full initiation into the Catholic Faith at Easter.

ATTENTION ALL PARENTS OF SECOND GRADERS

We have scheduled atraining session for all parents whose children are in second grade and who will be celebrating their First Confession and First Holy Communion in the Spring.   It will be held next Sunday, January 17 after the 11:30 am Mass, in the Holy Name Hall.  All parents are expected to be present.  Since children will be here for CCD and then attending Mass, they and the parents will have a light snack and then Nancy Lesko will conduct the session.  Guidelines, worksheets, work books and instructions will be given out.  The session will last about one hour.

CATHOLIC SCHOOL & PUBLIC HS STUDENTS 2016 CONTRIBUTION ENVELOPES

These are available for your use.  CCD students received them in class. Catholic school and High School students can locate theirs in the back vestibule in Holy Name Church.

MARCH FOR LIFE

In Washington, D.C. on January 22, 2016.  The Knights of Columbus are providing a bus. There are 50 seats available.  Cost is $45.00 a seat.  For information/reservation call Dave or Celeste Palscey (412-672-6222.)

HOAGIE SALE THIS WEEKEND

These Homemade Hoagies are a great buy for $5.00! Available for purchase after all Masses.

HOLIDAY "STOCKING STUFFER" RAFFLE WINNERS

Christ the Light of the World:  (B – blue tickets, Y – yellow tickets) –Dec. 25 - #849 – B (not bought), Y (not bought), Dec. 26 -#229 – B (not bought), Y (not bought), Dec. 27- #406 – B (James Kovar), Y (Ann Stipetic), Dec. 28 - #150 – B(Nancy Kopolovich),  Y (not bought),  Dec. 29 -#961- B (not bought), Y (not bought), Dec. 30 - #416 – B (not bought), Y (not bought), Dec. 31 - #562 – B (SuziCisler), Y (Michele Kameg), Jan.1 - #685 – B (Sandra James), Y (Wayne & Mary Webber), Jan.2 - #218 – B (Julia Jasiewicz), Y (not bought), Jan.3 - #456 – B (Jim Reese II), Y (Frank Kovacs), Jan.4 - #826 – B (not bought), Y (not bought), Jan.5 - #898 – B (not bought), Y (not bought).

St. Joseph Parish: (green tickets) – Dec. 25- #849 (not bought), Dec. 26- #229 (not bought), Dec. 27- #406 (not bought), Dec. 28- #150 (not bought), Dec. 29- #961 (not bought), Dec. 30- #416 (not bought), Dec. 31- #562 (not bought), Jan. 1 -#685 (not bought), Jan. 2 - #218 (not bought), Jan 3 - #456 (Ellie Hebda), Jan. 4 - #826 (Charles Ruhe), Jan. 5- #898 (Victoria Laban).

MYSTERY DINNER THEATER: DIAL "M" FOR MOTHER

SAVE THE DATE:  On Saturday evening, February 13, in Holy Name Hall, we will be having a  “Mystery Dinner Theater.”  The evening will include dinner and an interactive mystery theater done by a professional company.  You will be invited to the Fates Motel for Mother Fates' 100th birthday celebration.  Be sure to bathe her in the spotlight and shower her with attention, but take care to soak up the ambiance of the historic rooming house and the soap opera about to take place inside.  We promise you'll never feel clean again!  Watch for details in coming bulletins.

ATTENTION ALL WOMEN

After the hustle and bustle of Christmas, we all need time to reflect on and refresh our Spiritual Life.  The Christian Mothers and Guild cordially invites all women to our one-day Retreat on Tuesday, January 12th at the Divine Redeemer Motherhouse on Rock Run Road in Elizabeth (across from Butler Golf Course).  The Theme of the Retreat is "Women on a Mission".

The day will begin with a meet and greet at 10:00am, the $20 fee will include lunch.  Fr. Tom will celebrate Holy Mass. Our day will conclude around 4-4:30pm.  Please make reservations with either Pat Schorr 412-675-0169 or Carol Worek 412-466-0748. Please join us.  Car pooling will be available.  Reservation deadline, Sunday, January 10th.

ATTENTION CHRISTIAN MOTHERS

There will be no more meetings until April.  However, we will be attending Sunday Mass as a group on Saturday, January 16, 5pm Mass at HN Church.  The Rosary will be recited at 4:45pm. 

SPECIAL BENEFIT LUNCHEON

Long-time parishioner Marilyn Kurutz has been diagnosed with stage II breast cancer. A calendar luncheon cancer benefit in her honor will be held Sunday, Feb. 7, from noon to 4 p.m. at St. Maximilian Kolbe Church in Homestead. Tickets are $25 and must be purchased in advance.  Organizers are also seeking Chinese Auction donations of gift cards, gift certificates or baskets. For more information, tickets or to donate a basket, call Daveen Kurutz McLaughlin at 412-651-3733 or email at daveenrae@gmail.com.

MAGNIFICAT PRAYER BREAKFAST

Saturday, Feb. 6 from 9:00 AM- Noon at the Marriott in Cranberry Township.  The speaker will be Lisa Mladinich, a former NY actress who underwent a conversion experience.  Cost of the breakfast is $20. To register, call Kay at 724-772-6749 or Pam at 412-461-8906.  Registration deadline is Jan. 29.

2016 CHILDREN'S/FAMILY CALENDARS

These calendars are available for families with children.  They can be found around the churches.  They are provided for us by the Teichart – Gracan Funeral Home.

SCRIPTURE READINGS

Isaiah 42:1-4,6-7
Acts of the Apostles 10:34-38
Luke 3:15-16, 21-22

FINANCIAL REPORT FOR ST. JOSEPH

$     1,487.00 - January 3, 2016 Offertory
$        315.00 - Repairs
$       554.00 - Solemnity of Mary Offertory

FINANCIAL REPORT FOR CLW

$    5,189.50 - January 3, 2016 Offertory
$      657.00 - Upkeep & Maintenance
$      908.00 - Solemnity of Mary Offertory
$       130.00 - Love Gifts (3)

ST. ANTHONY SCHOOL PROGRAMS AND DEPAUL SCHOOL FOR HEARING AND SPEECH COLLECTION

The weekend of January 16/17 has been designated for a collection for these 2 very vital programs.  St. Anthony School offers inclusive education to children (ages 5 – 12) with Intellectual Disabilities/Autism.  DePaul School teaches children (ages 18 months – 14 years) who are deaf or hard of hearing to listen and speak without using sign language.  Every dollar donated to this collection will be credited to our parishes Parish Share goal.