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									                                PENTECOST SUNDAY  JUNE 12, 2011

                                                                 MASS INTENTIONS
                                                       Monday, June 13
                                                       8:00 a.m.   William Anthony         Intentions
                                                       11:00 a.m.  Reinaldo Cabrera        In Memory
                                                       Tuesday, June 14
                                                       8:00 a.m.   Shirley Johnson         In Memory
                                                       11:00 a.m.  Frank English           In Memory
                                                       Wednesday, June 15
First Reading: Acts 2:1-11                             8:00 a.m.   Bernardo Velasquez      In Memory
On the feast of Pentecost, the disciples were          11:00 a.m.  Nena Sanchez            In Memory
gathered together when suddenly tongues of fire        Thursday, June 16
rested upon them, and they were filled with the        8:00 a.m.    George Albert Gomez In Memory
Holy Spirit. They began to speak in many tongues;                   Duran
those who heard them were filled with amazement.       11:00 a.m.   Angelica del Aguila In Memory
Second Reading: 1 Corinthians 12:3b-7, 12-13           Friday, June 17
Paul tells the Corinthians that each possesses         8:00 a.m.     Maura English        In Memory
different gifts and performs different ministries,     11:00 a.m.    Hazel Anne Navarrete In Memory
but each works for the common good in Christ
Jesus.                                                 Saturday, June 18
                                                       9:00 a.m.    Morton Bock            In Memory
Gospel: Jn 20:19-23                                    5:30 p.m.    Parishioners           Intentions
Jesus appears to the apostles after his resurrection
and bestows upon them the power to forgive sins.       Sunday, June 19
                                                       7:30 a.m.    Agnes Foskin           In Memory
                                                       9:00 a.m.    Florian Knollman       Intentions
                                                       10:30 a.m.   Segundo Francisco      In Memory
                                                       12:30 p.m.   Patricia Swing         In Memory
  Monday         2 Cor 6:1-10 / Mt 5:38-42                  Join as we pray for members of our parish
  Tuesday        2 Cor 8:1-9 / Mt 5:43-48                                 who are sick
  Wednesday      2 Cor 9:6-11 / Mt 6:1-6, 16-18          Eleanor Ahern, Maria L. Bratran, Alexander
  Thursday       2 Cor 11:1-11 / Mt 6:7-15               Beale, Wayne Beard, Francisco Cabrera, Marie
  Friday         2 Cor 11:18, 21-30 / Mt 6:19-23         Cavallo, Rosina Cervini, Margaret Coughlin,
  Saturday       2 Cor 12:1-10 / Mt 6:24-34              Maureen Decherd, Vera Dowhan, Cathy Fiorillo,
  Sunday         2 Cor 13:11-13 / Jn 3:16-18             Kathleen Flood, Pat Frohman, Robert Gelb,
                                                         Mercedes Gonzales, Dolores Harrison, Eunice
                                                         Hawley, Ryan A. Jacinto, Florian Knollmann,
                                                         Bettina Kramer, Mary Kay LeMense, Abby
   We pray for the repose of the souls of                Lindberg, Helen Lynn, Robert MacCarthy,
                                                         Cornelia Meder, Jo Metcalf, John O’Neill,
  the deceased especially the servicemen                 Louise Parker, Lidia Quinteros, Travis Sarkees,
    and women who died serving our                       Rebecca Urmeneta, Daniel Urso, June Villarreal
  country. We offer our sympathy, love,                  and Bernard Wise, Jr.
       and prayers to their families
                                                             May they have relief from their suffering.
               and friends.
                                                         (Please use prudence if contacting those above.)
                                                                LEARN MORE ABOUT THE CATHOLIC FAITH
                   PENTECOST                                    During Pentecost the Holy Spirit is at work inspiring the
  The season of Easter comes to its glorious                               people of God to grow in holiness.
  conclusion with the great solemnity of                          If you or anyone you know is interested in learning
                                                                more about the Catholic Faith or if you are interested
  Pentecost. For us, Pentecost is the great
                                                                 in ways you can grow in your faith, please contact
  celebration of the Holy Spirit. The contrast                       Patrice Morace at 202-362-3323 or email her at
  between the giving of the law and the giving                     
  of the Holy Spirit could hardly be greater.
                    At Sinai, Moses alone went up
                    to receive the immutable word                  Dear Parishioners,
                    of God carved into tablets of
                    stone.      On the day of                      I am very happy and pleased to announce that Fr.
                    Pentecost, the Holy Spirit                     John Crossin, O.S.F.S. will serve as half-time
                    comes down to the people                       Parochial Vicar of the Church of the Annunciation
                    and rests on each of them in a                 beginning July 20, 2011. Fr. Crossin is highly
                    play of wind and fire and                      regarded as a very fine priest who has served our
                    writes the word of God on                      parish for the past 25 years as a weekend associate.
                    their hearts.
                                                                   Fr. Crossin was born on May 17, 1947, made his
                                                                   perpetual profession on October 20, 1971 and was
                                                                   ordained to the priesthood on May 15, 1976. Fr.
  Sr. Kathleen on Sabbatical this Summer                           Crossin has served on the faculty of the De Sales
                                                                   School of Theology in Washington, D.C. His most
             FEAST OF PENTECOST!
                                                                   recent assignment was as Executive Director of the
What a better day is there to share wonderful news
                                                                   Washington Theological Consortium.            The
than today? With joy and gratitude I would like all
of you to know my community, The Sisters of the
                                                                   announcement comes with the blessing of Donald,
Holy Names of Jesus and Mary, are providing me a                   Cardinal Wuerl, Archbishop of Washington.
summer sabbatical for study, prayer, rest and                      Fr. Crossin will be a fine addition to our Parochial
renewal. Yes, I have Msgr. Lockman’s blessing!                     Ministry Team. I look forward to collaborating
Basically, I will be studying, on retreat, on vacation             with him.
or just catching up around the house with those
“never quite gotten to” tasks. The time frame for                  Sincerely in Christ,
all of this will be roughly mid June to Labor Day.                 Msgr. V. James Lockman
Know that Annunciation is and will be very                         Pastor
specially in my prayers and I ask that you please
keep me in yours as well.
Applications for Annunciation Catholic School                            r
Annunciation Catholic School is accepting applications Pre-K through 7th grade for the 2011-2012 school year. Our Pre-
Kindergarten through Grade 8 program enriches students in a nurturing environment that fosters spiritual growth, academic
excellence, and Christian service. As a result, Annunciation Catholic School students are well prepared for the future, and 97%
continue their education in Catholic high schools. It is evident that our graduates have reaped the fruits of an Annunciation
education steeped in faith, values, and service, as they have successful experiences in high school, college, and beyond. For an
application, please stop by the school office or visit our website at
Our summer office hours are as follows:                                 l
June 13 – July 1         9:00 am – 3:00 pm                              e
July 4                   CLOSED                                         e
Office Closed on Mondays and Fridays during the month of July.          n
July 5 – July 29         9:00 am – 1:00 pm (Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday)
August 1 – August 19     9:00 am – 3:00 pm
August 22 – August 29    8:00 am – 3:00 pm
                     Archdiocese of Washington Priestly Ordination 2011
  On Saturday, June 18th five men will receive the sacrament of Holy Orders at the National Shrine of the
  Immaculate Conception. The ordination Mass will begin at 9:30 a.m. and be followed by first blessings.
  All are welcome to attend.

                  Holy Hour for Vocations                                Support our parish offertory and second
                On Saturday, June 18 Cardinal                            collections by signing up with Faith Direct;
                Wuerl will ordain five men to the                        direct debit deductions.         Enroll at
                priesthood for the Archdiocese of              ; parish code is DC43.
                Washington. Annunciation will offer                               Second collection schedule
                a Holy Hour during the ordination to                      June 19 – Annunciation Catholic School
                pray for the vocations of these men
                and of all those who are discerning
                their vocation.                                                    Summer Reading List
Join us on June 18th after the 9:00am Mass from
9:30am -10:30am for a solemn Holy Hour before                                      The Great Divorce, C.S. Lewis – A fictional
Our Lord in the Most Blessed Sacrament as we pray                                  experience of heaven that reveals why some
for our newly ordained priests as they begin their                                 choose to stay and others choose to leave.
ministry in the Archdiocese and for all those who                                  The Light of the World: The Pope, the
the Lord is calling to follow him in a holy vocation.                              Church and the Signs of the Times - A
“Every vocation, every path to which Christ calls us, ultimately                   candid interview with Pope Benedict XVI.
leads to fulfillment and happiness because it leads to God.”       Unplanned: The dramatic true story of former Planned
                                               – John Paul II      Parenthood Director’s Journey Across the Life Line – A well
                                                                   written look at both sides of the issue that will bring about
                                                                   healing and greater understanding.
 Cardinal’s Appeal 2011                                            The Dialogue, St. Catherine of Siena – A mystical
                                                                   conversation between St. Catherine of Siena and the Lord
 As of June 6, 2011 $159,067.05 has been pledged                   that provides a glimpse into the heart of a saint.
 or contributed to the Cardinal’s Appeal from 308
 Annunciation parishioners. I’m very grateful to                   My Life with the Saints, James Martin – The story of one
 the 308 donors who have donated to the appeal                     man’s personal relationships with the saints and how
                                                                   knowing them changed his life.
 thus far. Our goal is $180,000. If you have not
 yet made a pledge or contribution to the Appeal,                  Rome Sweet Home: Our Journey to Catholicism, Scott &
 I would urge you to consider doing so in the near                 Kimberly Hahn – The dramatic story of how a protestant
 future. Envelopes for this purpose can be found                   minister and his wife decided to convert to Catholicism.
 in the vestibule of the church.
                                                                           Poor Box Donations: During the
 Wishing you God’s Blessing,
                                                                           month of June, donations will benefit the
 Msgr. V. James Lockman                                                    St. Vincent de Paul Society. Thank you
 Pastor                                                                    for your gift.
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                                      ARCHDIOCESEAN EVENTS

Saint Anthony of Padua Feast Day Celebrations
St. Anthony’s Church is celebrating the feast of their patron saint this weekend with a dance and silent
auction for $25 on Saturday, June 11 from 7pm-11pm at St. Francis Hall 1340 Quincy Street, NE, DC.
Sunday, June 12th they will have a Spring Concert in the Church at 4:00pm. And on Monday, June 13 th,
the Feast of St. Anthony, there will be Mass at 8:00am in the Chapel and at Noon in the Church. All are
welcome to attend.

Washington Conservatory Orchestra
The Orchestra will prepare Beethoven’s 3rd Symphony for Sunday, June 19th at 3:00pm in the Hearst Hall
of the National Cathedral School. Contact Susan Quainton for more information:

Women’s Evening of Reflection “Practicing and Developing the Virtues”
On June 22 Our Lady of Bethesda Retreat Center will host its monthly reflection for women from
7pm-9:30pm at 7007 Bradley Blvd., Bethesda, MD. The evening will include Mass, guided
meditations, opportunity for confession and dinner. For more information call 301-365-0612.

Sacred Heart Church Annual June Dinner
Sacred Heart Church in Bushwood, MD will be sponsoring their annual June Dinner on Sunday, June 26 th
starting at 12pm noon. Country store, raffle, cake table, fried chicken, crab cakes, country ham, etc. All
you can eat! Adults $23 and children 12 and under $6. For more information call 301-769-3100.

Guadalupe Radio Network
Guadalupe Catholic Radio (1160AM) is celebrating its first year on the air by initiating local
programming. Tune into Catholic Matters on Tuesdays at 12pm and listen to Fr. Francis Martin
Ministries on Saturdays at 4pm. For more information, please go to

Bishop’s Marriage Initiative
You have been given the Gifts of the Holy Spirit in your marriage. Come and learn how to share your
gifts. The next Worldwide Marriage Encounter weekends are Sept. 23-25 and Nov. 18-20, 2011 in
Rockville, MD. Early application is highly recommended. For more information and to apply please visit: or call 301-541-7007 or email

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