This Week's Bulletin

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

May 27th 2017

DUQUESNE UNIVERSITY “DuquesneFest”:  This annual Open House event will be held Sunday, June 10th beginning at 8 AM. This is a great chance for Fall 2018 high school seniors and their families to learn more about the university and meet with representatives from admissions, financial aid, academic, and student life departments.  Students can register on line at www.duq.edu/duquesnefest. 

CORPUS CHRISTI “SURGE OF THE HEART” MISSION:  Monday – Wednesday, June 4,5 and 6 at 7:00pm.  Corpus Christi Parish, 2515 Versailles Ave., McKeesport.  Presenter Jon Leonetti will speak on “Who is God and Why Does That Matter?”, “God’s Dream for Your Life,” and “Let’s Be Saints”.  There will be devotions before the presentations and hospitality afterwards.  All are welcome.  For more information call 412-672-0765. 

JEFFERSON HOSPITAL LOOKING FOR VOLUNTEERS:  A variety of meaningful volunteer opportunities are available.  Whether you would enjoy working directly with patients in the surgery center, volunteering in the Gift Shop, behind the scenes in an office or as a caring presence for patients who may be dying alone, volunteering at Jefferson is a wonderful way to give to others.  To learn more, contact Janet O’Brien at 412-469-5885.

REST IN PEACE ..... Please remember Irene Denne who has died and risen to new life with the risen Lord. 

UPCOMING PARISH ACTIVITIES
MONDAY......... MAY 28...... MEMORIAL DAY MASS AT HOLY TRINITY CEMETERY.... 10:00 AM
TUESDAY........ MAY 29...... WOMEN’S SPIRITUAL FOCUS GROUP HN Church Hall – 6:30 PM
THURSDAY..... MAY 31...... KNIT & CROCHET GROUP..... HN Church Hall – 10:00 AM
MONDAY......... JUNE 11..... FLEA MARKET DROP-OFF BEGINS.......... HN Church Hall
MONDAY......... JUNE18...... JOINT PARISH GOLF OUTING Youghiogheny Golf Club 12:00 PM

FOURTEENTH ANNUAL “ED CAPRISTO” MEMORIAL GOLF OUTING: Monday, June 18, 2018 – Youghiogheny Golf Club.  Your participation is vital for the outing’s success and keeping our parishes viable.
¨      Be a Golfer:  Outing is limited to 128 paid golfers–first come, first served. New golfers can get golf forms from around the churches or call the rectory.
¨      Join us for dinner: Dinner ONLY guest is $40.00. Call the rectory with your reservations.
¨      Donate a bottle of Liquor for the “Basket of Cheer” drawing, or a case of beer or pop as a special give away gift. To donate call Denise Tovlin (412-751-1853) or Chris Drecnik (412-401-0083).
¨      Volunteer:  We need helpers to work the event that day.  There are lots of things to do.  If you can spend the day with us give chairman David Fontanese a call (323-385-5724) or dfontanese@yahoo.com.
¨      Donate a prize for the Chinese Auction or a cash donation or gift card Call Jean Schleifer  (412-466-3300) or the church office  (412-469-0196).
¨      Buy your All-Cash Raffle:  All parishioners were mailed (4) four raffle tickets to buy or sell.  The number will be based on the 7pm PA Lottery “Pick 4” on June 18, 2018.  Each ticket has 2 possible winning numbers.  Donation is $2.00. The winning ticket will get $1,000.00; the number above and below will receive $250.00.  BONUS:  If one of the three winning tickets hits again on July 4, 2018, we will give a $10,000.00 cash prize.  The tickets would be a great Father’s Day gift and would be nice to include in a Father’s Day card.

All donations, prizes and reservations must be made by June 8th.

START GATHERING YOUR “STUFF” -   FLEA MARKET DROP-OFF BEGINS JUNE 11TH
This year’s Flea Market will be held on July 6, 7, 9 from 8am – 2pm in Holy Name Hall.  It’s not too early to start collecting your “stuff” that you no longer need. We accept almost anything, including furniture, appliances, household items, children’s toys and furniture, tools, Christmas Decorations, etc.  We do NOT accept tires, computer items of any kind, TVs, clothes, shoes, or boxed picture puzzles. Limited larger item pick-up is available for Dravosburg, Duquesne and West Mifflin areas only.
·       Drop-off dates and times: Drop off times:  Weekdays (Monday thru Friday – 9am – 12 noon) and Weekends (Saturdays and Sundays – 9 – 11am. Monday, July 2, will be the last day to make donations.
·       MORE VOLUNTEERS STILL NEEDED: A Huge “Thank You “ to the generous parishioners who have already stepped up to volunteer some time.  We still need more helping hands, especially to share the work of receiving, sorting and tagging items on drop-off days June 11 – July 2.  You can work a few hours, a few days, or a day or two each week – or whatever suits your schedule.  It's a great opportunity to meet other parishioners and spend some time getting to know them.  And it's a great way to help your parish with a fun fund-raising tradition!  If you can help any or all days call Debbi Lesko 412-694-6149 or the church office 412-469-0196.

ATTN:  KNITTERS & CROCHETERS:  Our “Stitches of Love” Group will be meeting on Thursday, May 31st in Holy Name Church Hall.  This is an informal gathering and both new and experienced crafters are welcome.