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					FIRST SUNDAY OF LENT                                              PAGE 2                                                  FEBRUARY 13, 2005


        LENTEN REFLECTIONS: WEEK ONE                                               MASS INTENTIONS FOR THE WEEK
                                                                         MONDAY                      Lenten Weekday                Feb. 14
                                                                         Reading                     Lv 19:1-2, 11-18; Mt 25:31-46
                      HUNGER FOR FOOD                                     8:15 a.m.                  Vincent Metalonis
                                                                          7:00 p.m.                  Mary & Robert Urbancic
                                                                         TUESDAY                     Lenten Weekday                Feb. 15
                                                                         Reading                     Is 55:10-11; Mt 6:7-15
We have chosen Bread as our symbol for Lent this
                                                                          8:15 a.m.                  Joseph Sova
year. As Catholic Christians, bread not only speaks of
                                                                          7:00 p.m.                  All Souls
our oneness as sisters and brothers, but also touches
                                                                         WEDNESDAY                   Lenten Weekday                Feb. 16
into the mystery of the reign of God among us. In the
                                                                         Reading                     Jonah 3:1-10; Lk 11:29-32
Bible, bread often signifies food, nourishment and
                                                                          8:15 a.m.                  Lorainne Otters
more. We eat bread in anticipation of the coming of
                                                                          7:00 p.m.                  Intention of All Parishiones
God’s reign, that messianic banquet to which we are
                                                                         THURSDAY                    Lenten Weekday                Feb. 17
all invited. Jesus says, “I am the Bread of Life. I am
                                                                         Reading                     Est C:12, 14-16; Mt 7:7-12
the Living Bread that comes down from heaven.
                                                                          8:15 a.m.                  Mary Per
Whoever eats this bread shall never die.” When the
                                                                          7:00 p.m.                  Stanley Janz
disciples ate with Jesus, they realized that he was
                                                                         FRIDAY                      Lenten Weekday                Feb. 18
alive. Their eyes were opened in the breaking of the
                                                                         Reading                     Ex 18:21-28; Mt 5:20-26
bread. Many of our brothers and sisters hunger for
                                                                          8:15 a.m.                  Steve & Maria Szeman
bread as a basic necessity of life. Many of us have
                                                                          7:00 p.m.                  All Souls
more than we need, consume more food than we need
                                                                         SATURDAY                    Lenten Weekday                Feb. 19
and so we grow obese, while others starve. Our
                                                                         Reading                     Deut 26:16-19; Mt 5:43-49
prayer and our practice this week should focus our
                                                                          8:15 a.m.                  Intention of All Parishioners
attention on our need to fast—to go hungry—that we
                                                                          5:00 p.m.                  Margaret Walsh
might become more aware of our hunger for the Bread
                                                                         SUNDAY                      Second Sunday of Lent         Feb. 20
of Life. Through our voluntary hunger, may we
                                                                         Reading                     Gn 12:1-4a; 2 Tm 1:8a-10; Mt 17:1-9
become more aware of the pain and suffering of those
                                                                          8:00 a.m.                  Josephine Stepec
for whom hunger is not a choice but a way of life. And
                                                                          9:45 a.m.                  Alda Skurzak
may this awareness motivate us to share our bread—
                                                                         11:45 a.m.                  Tom Kukula
our abundance with others. May we be reminded that
                                                                          7:00 p.m.                  Rev. John Kraker
each time we share in the Bread of Life we share in a
covenant with the brokenhearted and with all those
who are yearning for justice. For this bread evokes a                                       EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS
hunger in us that will never be satisfied until we taste
                                                                          Richmond Hts. Hosp.—Wed. Feb. 16 ........................ Moores
the reign of God in all its fullness.                                     Grande Pointe—Sun. Feb. 20 ........................ Legion of Mary
                                                                          Counter—Sun., Feb. 20...........................................“D” Team

                                   MINISTERS SCHEDULE — FEBRUARY 19—20, 2005
 MASS          HOSPITALITY         COMMENTATOR      LECTOR              EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS                   SERVERS                MANNA


   5:00 H. Baldini / N. Baldini    P. Mayer      M. Anderson   B. Rossoll / D.Abreo / F. Nalepka /J.Borkey B. Koenig       Manna Certificates
        J. Monger / M. Monger                                  M. Monger / B. Pophal / L. Rupp             P. Koenig       Are Available in the

   8:00 S. Glavic / T. Jones       J. Miller     W. Nalepka    S. Organiscak / T. Wetzel / D. Toth          T. Henry       Rectory office during
        K. Moores / C. Fornal                                  T. Ogrinc / C. Preto / B. Rupp / R. Smith    A. Gaser       Regular business hours

   9:45 T. Davisson / C.           O. Merela     N. Restifo    S. Davisson / R. O’Donnell / T. Bernardo     C. Loncaric    Monday—Thursday
        Farinacci                                              A. Busch / M. Campbell / K. Gamber           M. Paratto     8:15 am—7:45 pm
        N. Farinacci / M. Singer                               J. Kovelan / M. Luboski

  11:45 B. Blue / B. Dantzler      M. McNeeley   J. Klemens    M. Dodd / L. Fatica / M. Kosuth /T. Burrello T. Triskett    Friday 8:15 am—5:30 pm
                                                                                                                           Saturday 9:00 am—5:00 pm
        J. Konchan / A. Molnar                                 R. Jezeski / I. Klemens / M. Muehle          M. Cyrus

   7:00 J. Boellner                W. Knox       N. Anzlovar   L. Yama / A. Rodriguez / F. Buda             E. Quirk       Sunday 9:00 am—1:00 pm
        M. Chinchar                                            D. Baioni / M. Chinchar / J. Kukula          S. Bennish
                                                               J. Martin / R. Tracey
FIRST SUNDAY OF LENT                                                               PAGE 3                                                     FEBRUARY 13, 2005

 OPPORTUNITIES FOR FAITH DEVELOPMENT                                                                                   COLLECTIONS
PSR for Grades 7-8 will meet on Monday, February                                          Sunday Envelopes—Feb. 6 ........................ $14,237.00
14th from 6:30 – 8:30. Parents are invited to the prayer                                  47 Children’s Envelopes .................................... $51.00
experience at 8:00 pm in the Church.                                                      Thank you for your generosity. Your support is needed
.......................................................................................   and greatly appreciated.
BAPTISM WORKSHOP:
                                                                                          Special Collection-February
Baptism workshop for expecting parents will be held
                                                                                          Church in Eastern Europe............................... February
on Monday, February 21st in the School from 7:00 –
                                                                                          Latin America ...................................................... Feb. 6
9:00 pm. If you are expecting during the next five or
                                                                                          Black & Native Amer. Catholics (Home Missions) . Feb. 13
six months, please call the Rectory at 216-289-0770 to
register. Because the Bishop considers this program a
necessary preparation for baptism, the parents of                                         Market Day:
every child to be baptized are expected to attend.                                        Check out the wonderful variety of meatless dishes
There is a $2.00 registration fee to cover the cost of                                    that you can share with your family and friends this
materials.                                                                                Lenten season. FREEquent buyers, this is the last
                                                                                          month to earn your free products in March, April and
                             CONFIRMATION                                                 May. Remember to order your cookie dough to get a
                                                                                          DRESS DOWN pass for the children in your family!
CONFIRMATION PREPARATION:                                                                 Internet orders at www.marketday.com can be placed
COMBINED SESSION FOR CANDIDATES AND                                                       until noon, February 15th. Call Alice 216-261-1574 or
SPONSORS: Wednesday, February 16th, 7:00 –                                                Denise 440-944-4643 with any questions. Pick up is
9:00 pm in the School Hall.                                                               on February 19th fronm 8:30-9:30am in the school
.......................................................................................   gym
RITE OF ELECTION FOR CONFIRMATION
will be celebrated on Saturday, February 19th                                                                     FROM THE SCHOOL
during the 5:00 pm Mass. Candidates, Sponsors and
                                                                                          Many thanks to all the parishioners who attended and
Parents are expected to attend. The first ten rows on
                                                                                          supported the Reverse Raffle last weekend.
either side of the main aisle will be reserved for the
                                                                                          It was a HUGE success. Win or Lose EVERYONE
Confirmation families.
                                                                                          had a great time. We can hardly wait until next year!
                           RAFFLE WINNER                                                  ......................................................................................

Congratulations to Edith Kreckal of Euclid, winner of                                     Registration for the 2005-2006 school year at St.
the Feb. 6th, PTU Weekly Raffle. Edith was also the                                       Felicitas School will be held on Saturday, February 26,
seller winner.                                                                            2005 from 9:00-11:00 am; in the school gym. The
                                                                                          following documents are necessary to register:birth
                             PARISH NEWS                                                  certificate, baptismal certificate, social security card,
                                                                                          immunization record and custody papers (where
St. Felicitas Youth Group Meeting is being held                                           applicable). There is a $150 registration fee per child
today, Sunday February 13, at 4:00pm in the School                                        and $100 per family supervision fee due at the time of
Library. Please contact Richard Schulz with any                                           registration. Any questions, call the school office at
questions @ 216-481-6479.                                                                 216-261-1240.
.......................................................................................    ......................................................................................
                                                                                          St. Felicitas PRESCHOOL / REGISTRATION for the
Tsunami Relief Benefit Concert is being held today
                                                                                          2005-2006 school year starts February 10th from
by our Contemporary Music Group at 3:00pm in the
                                                                                          8:00am-1:00pm and 6:30-7:30pm for all parishioners.
Church. Your support will be most appreciated.
                                                                                          We have programs for children 3 & 4yrs. of age by
                                                                                          August 1, 2005 and for children 5yrs of age by January
                                                                                          30, 2006. You may call and/or visit the school Monday
                                                                                          thru Friday from 8:30-2:00pm. For further information
                                                                                          call 216-732-9116.
FIRST SUNDAY OF LENT                                                               PAGE 4                                                     FEBRUARY 13, 2005


  REMEMBER TO PRAY FOR THE SICK OF                                                                               FROM THE DIOCESE
       OUR PARISH COMMUNITY                                                               Announcing the 81st year of CYO Camp Christopher,
                                                                                          home of “Camping at its Finest”. Our 2005 camping
Joan Raddell, Justin Raddell, Mary Floria, Concetta                                       season provides summer camping opportunities for
Brozak, Joan Neubert, Anna Scaletta, Theresa Szolek,                                      everyone including Resident Camp for ages 6-16,
Leslie Grano, Phyllis Freeh, Sally Hansen, Mary                                           Special Populations Camp for adults with disabilities,
Presnell, Jerry Petrofes, Lovre Dzolic, Joe Osborne,                                      Day Camp for ages 5-12, Family Camp for all ages,
Andrew Jarm, Dolores Anderson, George Sheldon,                                            Senior Adult Camp and others. Applications are now
Connie Klinko, Estelle Bousquet, Helen Kinkopf, June                                      being accepted for all CYO Camp Christopher
Feldkamp, Helen Kramer, Burton Emig, Lisa Morek,                                          programs.             For more information or a brochure
Catherine Yert, Robert and Mary Zanagra.                                                  regarding this ACA accredited Camp in nearby Bath,
                                                                                          Ohio, please call CYO Camp Christopher @ 330-376-
                    LENTEN REGULATIONS                                                    2267, ext 203 or 1-800 CYO-CAMP or on line @
                                                                                          www.campchris.org. Remember CYO Camp
REGARDING FASTING AND ABSTINENCE:                                                         Christopher is definitely “Camping at its Finest”.
Ash Wednesday, February 9th and Good Friday, March                                        ......................................................................................
25th are days of abstinence from mean and also                                            Attention Teens! Youth Mission sponsored by the
DAYS OF FAST, that is limited to one single full meal.                                    Churches of the Suburban Southeast District
The other Fridays of the season of lent are days of                                                      Lent: The Choice
abstinence from meat. With regard to the obligatory                                                                        The Change,
days listed above, however there is frequent question                                                                           The Challenge
about the degree of seriousness of the matter. The                                        March 6th, 7th and 8th from 7-8:30pm each night at
teaching of the Holy Father may be simply                                                 Sunday—Church of the Resurrection-Evening Mass-
paraphrased: The obligation to do penance is a                                            Bishop Roger Gries as celebrant
serious one; the obligation to observe as a whole or                                      Monday—St. Martin of Tours-Josh Blakesley-Speaker
substantially the penitential days specified by the                                       and musician
Church is also serious. No one should be scrupulous                                       Tuesday—Holy Angels-Josh Blakesley-returns for a
in this regard: failure to observe an individual day of                                   second night. Free will offering will be taken at the
penance is not considered serious. People should                                          doors. Call Patrick Dulzer with any questions at 440-
seek to do more rather than less. Fast and abstinence                                     248-1350 ext 120.
on the days prescribed should be considered a                                             ......................................................................................
minimum response to the Lord’s call to penance and
conversion. The law of abstinence binds all Catholics                                     PREP: Prevention & Relationship Skills for Married
over 14 years of age. The law of fasting binds all                                        Couples Workshop—February 20 at St. Basil, 8700
Catholics from their 18th year until the beginning of                                     Brecksville Rd. in Brecksville—8:30am-4:00pm. For all
their 60th year.                                                                          interested married couples: learn the strategies and
                                                                                          skills needed to prevent destructive conflict and build a
                    FROM OUR NEIGHBORS                                                    rewarding and lasting love. Cost of Workshop is $100
                                                                                          per couple. To register contact the Dept. for Marriage
Trips: We still have some seats for the New Orleans                                       Y Family Ministry, 7911 Detroit Ave. Cleveland, OH
Getaway.             Cost of trip is $60.00 per person and                                44102, attn: Terese Hardman @ 216-334-2978.
includes Dinner, Show and Transportation on Deluxe                                         ......................................................................................
Motorcoach to the Station Dinner Theatre in Erie, PA.
For more information please call John Roberts @ 440-                                      In case you are wondering, Christ the King Church
639-9111. For your information: the trips to Atlantic                                     will not be having Fish Dinners this year for Lent. They
City and Washington, D.C. have been sold out.                                             are in the process of renovating the church building to
.......................................................................................   include a New Social/Dining Gathering space. Their
                                                                                          annual Lenten Dinners, will be resumed in 2006.
If your looking for 1st Communion or Confirmation
gifts, check out the gift shop at Our Lady of Lourdes
Shrine, 21281 Chardon Rd., or call 216-481-0900.                                                  HAPPY VALENTINE’S DAY

				
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