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									                    SAINT ISAAC JOGUES PARISH
                         8149 Golf Road ~ Niles, IL 60714
                       847/967-1060 ~ Fax # 847/967-1070


With gratitude for her seventeen years of faithful, dedicated service
          as Parish Nurse, we ask God’s special blessings
                  for Pat Kellen in her Retirement.

        Our prayers, best wishes and sincere appreciation
                      for her caring Ministry.

         Second Sunday in Ordinary Time
                January 16, 2011
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From the Pastor

For years, Friday night has been “Bingo Night” at St. Isaac Jogues. Through the dedicated work of
volunteers, “Bingo Night” has provided entertainment and outreach to both parishioners and our
greater community. Through their hard work, Bingo has become a significant source of financial
support for our parish. In just the last five years our Bingo volunteers have raised, on average, over
$30,000 per year! That is quite an accomplishment. I would call it a real “blessing.”

But, unfortunately, there is a problem … a critical problem. Our Parish Business Manager, Bob
Kerls, who oversees Bingo and the whole parish financial situation, tells me that there is an imme-
diate need for additional volunteers if Bingo is to continue at St. Isaac Jogues Parish.
Twenty positions need to be filled! Bob was kind enough to give me a clear “job description” for
needed volunteers:

Coordinator         This person is responsible for the coordination of the Bingo Operation. This
                    includes scheduling of teams, recruiting volunteers, and overseeing of
                    operations. This role can be shared by a couple or two individuals.

Team Leaders        We have four teams which share work. We are short leaders for three of these
                    teams. The Team Leader oversees the operation of each week's bingo game.
                    They ensure that legal rules and regulations are observed, supervise the setup
                    and selling of bingo cards, monitor the work of floor workers and oversee the
                    clean-up of the parish hall.

Floor Workers       Each team should have three floor workers. We are short eight of the twelve
                    persons required. Floor workers sell bingo cards, verify winning numbers,
                    payout prizes and assist in closing and clean-up of the Parish Hall.

Caller              The position of caller is essential for each session. We are currently short two
                    callers. In addition to calling the numbers for each game, the caller assists in the
                    sale of cards before the session, announces the "Rules of Play" and verifies
                    winning numbers.

Cashier             Each team should have a cashier. At the present time we are short one full
                    time and one back up cashier. The Cashier prepares cash banks for card
                    sellers, records the number of winners and the payout for each game, prepares
                    and signs the summary of the night's results and prepares bank deposits.

Kitchen             Each week we sell simple comfort food— grilled cheese, tuna salad, sloppy
                    joes, popcorn, and chips. We need at least two workers each week for this
                    operation. At the present time we are short four volunteers.

If we are not able to fill these positions we will have to suspend Bingo operations in weeks to come!
PLEASE HELP! By investing only 4 to 5 hours a month you can help to insure the survival and
continuing success of a most important parish fundraiser. TO VOLUNTEER: Please contact me or
our Business Manger, Bob Kerls at 847 967 1860.

                                            — Fr. Luczak
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                                             Financial Update
Last Sunday’s collection exceeded our budget target by $1,134! This leaves us $4,654 short of our
budget target for the year. Please help us close this gap by giving just a dollar more each week.

                         We wish to express our thanks to all parishioners
            who continue to give of their time, talent and treasure in support of the Parish.

                                          Financial Snapshot
                                        Second Week of January

                         Actual       Budget      Difference            Actual       Last Yr    Difference

  Sunday Collection        $12,034      $10,900         $1,134           $12,034      $10,919        $1,115
  Holy Day                  $2,216       $2,800         ($584)            $2,216       $2,824        ($608)
  Month to Date            $27,944      $27,500           $444           $27,944      $27,201          $743

  Year to Date            $307,446     $312,100        ($4,654)         $307,446     $305,251        $2,195

                                                         JANUARY 22ND: DAY OF PENANCE
                        SPIRITUAL LIFE
                                                         On Saturday, January 22nd, we will sadly observe the
                                                         Supreme Court decision in the Roe v. Wade case,
                                                         which legalized abortion in our country. The Bishops
WELCOME HOME                                             ask the faithful to observe this as a Day of Penance
                                                         for violations to the unborn. All are encouraged to
To those who are returning to the practice of their      keep this day with prayers for the protection of the
Catholic faith or are considering a return we extend     unborn and changes in our laws, along with peniten-
our warm welcome! If there is any way we can be of       tial actions as each is able.
assistance to you, please contact Deacon Paul
Stanton, 847/691-8992, or Dee Stanton, 847/966-          LITURGICAL MINISTERS GATHERING…
                                                         Thursday, January 27th, 7:00 p.m. in the Holy Family
THANK YOU                                                Room. “The Roman Missal: Promises and
                                                         Challenges” will be facilitated by the Liturgy Board.
We extend a heartfelt THANK YOU to everyone who          On April 30, 2010, Rome issued the Recognitio – or
worked so hard during the Advent and Christmas           approval—of the English translation of the 3rd Edition
season to make our liturgies and many parish             of the Roman Missal. On November 27, 2011, this
activities prayerful, reverent, beautiful, welcoming,    new translation will become the norm for our public
and wonderful expressions of God – with – us! Your       worship and prayers. We strongly encourage you to
time, energy, attention to detail, sharing of culture,   come for this event as we begin our parish
foods, liturgical ministries, and so much more were      preparation for its implementation. Hospitality will
gifts to our community and special blessings as we       follow. Please make every effort to come!
praised God for the Word made flesh! While THANK
YOU does not say it all, we trust you will accept it and RSVP to the RE Office, 847/966-1180 by January
all that it conveys. God bless you!                      21st. Thank you!
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“Across human history God has reached out to connect with us whom he has created in his very own
likeness and image. This outreach culminated in sending his son, Jesus Christ, the word made flesh.
“God’s communication directed to us seeks to draw us into connection and communion with God’s very
own life. God has entrusted his word to the Church. This word finds privileged expression in the Sacred
Scriptures, the Bible. The word of God, however, is not bound to a book. The Church holds, treasures,
and proclaims God’s word. And in the sacraments, the Church celebrates Jesus, the word made flesh,
and the mysteries of his life, death, and resurrection – of which are made real and present to us through
the sacraments.

“When we gather together as God’s church on Sunday to celebrate the Eucharist, we hear the word of
God proclaimed and preached. God truly speaks to us and connects with us. Even more, as we
celebrate the Eucharist, the death and the resurrection of the Lord becomes available to us in
sacramental signs. We are able to join, to connect with the Lord whose death destroyed our death and
whose resurrection restored our life.

“God continues to reach out to embrace humanity and to connect with us and to establish a communion
of life with us. In the word we hear in the Church and in the sacraments we celebrate, God touches us.

“In the gospel today we hear the words of John the Baptist describe the experience of baptizing Jesus.
He proclaims to all who will listen that Jesus is the Son of God. If you have felt God’s presence in your
life, tell someone of your experience and proclaim the Good News to anyone who will listen.”
— Fr. Louis Cameli

                                                             CAN BE A
   Jan. 17: Hebrews 5:1-10 and Mark 2:18-22              BEAUTIFUL TRIBUTE
  Jan. 18: Hebrews 6:10-20 and Mark 2:23-28
 Jan. 19: Hebrews 7:1-3, 15-17 and Mark 3:1-6          This year we are extending our Altar Flower ar-
  Jan. 20: Hebrews 7:25-8:6 and Mark 3:7-12            rangements from the weekend of January 9th
   Jan. 21: Hebrews 8:6-13 and Mark 3:13-19            through the weekend of March 6th, 2011. Parish-
  Jan. 22: Hebrews 9:2-3, 11-14 and Mark 3:20-21       ioners are invited to decorate the altar with flowers
                                                       in honor or memory of a loved one. There will be
                                                       two arrangements each week. Your name and in-
                                                       tention will be listed in the Bulletin.

                                                       The cost of a flower arrangement will be $50.00.

    READINGS FOR THE THIRD SUNDAY                      After Pentecost, Altar Flowers will also be available
       IN ORDINARY TIME (green)                        from the weekend of June 19th through November
                                                       24th, Thanksgiving Day, .
                 Isaiah 8:23-9:3;
              Psalm 27:1, 4, 13-14;                    Dates fill up quickly, so please book well in
            I Corinthians 1:10-13, 17;                 advance. Please call the Rectory at 847-967-1060
                                                       to arrange a date and make your remembrance
                Matthew 4:12-23
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                                                   RELIGIOUS EDUCATION
• The RE Catechists, Assistants and Students invite family members and interested parishioners to an
Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament and Benediction Service on Monday, January 17th, at 7:15 p.m. in
Church. Mr. Lenart’s Confirmation Year II class will be leading the prayer.

• Permission slips for the Confirmation Year I Retreat on February 5th, are due in the RE Office by Monday,
Jan. 31st. All students are expected to attend. If you did not receive the permission slip, which was mailed
earlier in the week, please contact the RE Office as soon as possible, 847/966-1180.


In the late Winter and early Spring, classes will be offered at parishes in our local area to help adults to
prepare for the Sacrament of Confirmation, which will be celebrated at Holy Name Cathedral on May 31,
2011. If you are an active Catholic, age 18 and older, who has celebrated the sacraments of Baptism and
Eucharist, you are invited to participate in the program. For more information please contact Dee Stanton,


The SPRED Team will meet at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, January 19th, to prepare our next set of sessions.

                                                   HUMAN CONCERNS

                                          Ministers of Care Needed

The Ministry of Care needs additional members so it can continue bringing Eucharist to those who, due to
age or illness, are unable to attend Mass. We particularly need Ministers to take Communion to the Catholic
residents of GlenBridge Nursing & Rehab Centre. Currently, the Ministers visit first & third Mondays after
morning Mass. Training for the Ministry is required. For details, contact Pat Kellen at 967-1094.

                                         Prayer Shawl Ministry News

Those with knitting or crocheting skills are invited to join our monthly gathering Thurs. Jan. 20 from 10-
11:30AM in Room 6. Bring your size 11 or 13 (long) needles or M, N, or P hook. We’ll provide yarn &

Our Prayer Shawl ladies have been busy. We have a number of wraps available for anyone who is ill or
grieving & in need of the physical & spiritual support a shawl can provide. To arrange to get one, contact
Pat Kellen at 967-1094.

                             Alzheimer’s/ Dementia Caregivers Support Group

The next monthly evening support group gathering is set for Thurs., Jan 20 at 7PM in Room 6. Anyone caring
for a person with Alzheimer’s or a related dementia is welcome to attend. The group is sponsored by the
Alzheimer’s Association & co-facilitated by Arden Courts of Northbrook & St. Isaac Jogues. For information,
contact Larry Meyer at 795-9000 or Pat Kellen at 967-1094.
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                                                 PARISH LIFE


After all Masses TODAY, in the Holy Family Room, we have the opportunity to thank and
wish well our Parish Nurse of 17 years, Pat Kellen. Refreshments will be served. We will also
be collecting baby items for the Women’s Center in support of their pro-life efforts.

                 ST. JOSEPH TABLE

                   Our parish's St. Joseph Table will be held on Sunday, March 13th, beginning with Mass at
                   Noon, followed by the blessing of the table and serving of food 1:30-4:30 p.m. While this
                   tradition, begun as an expression of gratitude for the intercession and help of St. Joseph,
                   has its origin in Sicily, it has enjoyed popularity among many peoples. There is no charge
                   for sharing in the table and donations received will go to our parish's work of helping the
poor and needy. Be sure to check the bulletin in the coming weeks to see how you can help with this year's
St. Joseph Table with your prayers, your time (set-up, serving, clean-up), and/or your food/monetary dona-
tions (to prepare the table for all the people who will come). For more information please call Santa Di
Franco, 847/966-1802, or Dee Stanton, 847/966-1180.

      ST. ISAAC JOGUES WOMEN’S CLUB                        The January Quarterly Meeting of the St. Isaac
                                                             Jogues Women’s Club will take place on:
     is inviting all the men and women of the
   parish along with their friends to come to the           Tuesday, January 18, 2011
         5th Annual Card and Bunco Party                    6:30 p.m. Mass followed
              in the Holy Family Room                                 by a
                          on                                    Pot Luck Supper
       Tuesday, February 8th at 7:00 p.m.                  in the Holy Family Room
                   You can play                          There will be a guest speaker, Sue Walsh, R.N.
                Bunco, Poker, Bridge,                    who goes with a team of medical personnel to
                     Pinochle -
                                                         assist the victims of the Haiti earthquake. She
                 whatever game you
                                                         was there the first week of January and will
               and your friends enjoy.
                                                         update us on the current status. All are welcome!
         Each table of 4 to 6 will receive a
               table prize of $10.00

         Pop Corn & Pop will be available                         FIRST EVER WINE TASTING!!!
   Refreshments will be served after the games.                      An exciting new event is coming on
                                                                     Saturday, Feb. 26 at 7:00pm.
 Tickets can be purchased from St. Isaac Jogues
                                                                     Wine Tasting, Silent Auction &
            Women’s Club members,                                        Raffle will take place.
         by calling Barb at 847.699.7445                           You must be at least 21 to attend.
                 or at the Rectory!                                      Details to follow.
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              COLD CHILL OUTSIDE—
      will be served by the New Three Amigo's
     (Wally Polinski, Paul Wydra & Vic Skuran)
        at our annual CHILI NITE meeting on
       Thursday, January 20th, at 7:00 p.m.
                  in the church hall.

A feature film of a past Amigo ”TONY SABATELO"
 will be shown. All men of the Parish are invited.
   Come in out of the snow and cold, and meet
    new friends and renew old acquaintances.

                    Rose Letecia
                    Nimfa Mandel
                     Lucy Marijan                        OPEN HOUSE KICKS OFF CATHOLIC
                                                         SCHOOLS WEEK AT ST. JOHN BREBEUF

                                                         St. John Brebeuf School will hold an Open House
                                                         on Sunday, January 30th, to begin its
                                                         celebration of Catholic Schools Week. The
            Natalise Arianny Calimag
                                                         School Open House, beginning at 10:00 AM until
daughter of Jeff & Sandy (Phonxanasinh) Calimag
                                                         12:00 PM, will follow the 9:00 A.M. Family Mass
               Isabella Elinor Judi                      at the Church. The school is located at 8301 N.
  daughter of Paul Ryan & Cecilia (Laniyo) Judi          Harlem Ave. in Niles. Families and community
                                                         members are invited to tour the school, meet
              Bennett James Loreto                       teachers and parents, enjoy refreshments and
     son of Emil & Marie (Cacayuran) Loreto              take part in fun activities in our gym with your
The Knights of Columbus Council #4338 is
holding its Annual Free Throw Contest                    St. John Brebeuf School serves the families in
for girls and boys ages 10 to 14 on
Saturday, January 22, 2011 beginning at
                                                         the Niles and surrounding communities by
8:30 am at St. John Brebeuf's school gym                 providing a challenging and faith-filled education
at 8306 Harlem, Niles, IL.                               for children in Preschool through 8th grade. For
Please come out, make some new friends and join the
                                                         more information on the curriculum, admissions
fun. Awards to be given to all who participate. Please   and registration, contact the school office at
contact Michael Curtis, Free Throw Coordinator at 847-   847-966-3266 or visit the school website at
663-1733 with any questions.                   
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                 DECEMBER, 2010
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                   DECEMBER, 2010
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Sunday, January 16                                                 Liturgies next weekend
    7:30 am Richard M.Arendt                                           January 22—23
    9:00 am Angela Rendak                                                  Presider
   10:30 am For the Living & Deceased Members of
             St. Isaac Jogues & their Families;         5:00 pm    Fr. Janas
             Walter Marty Niuk                          7:30 am    Fr. Luczak/ Deacon Bob
   12:00 pm Patricia Hildebrandt                        9:00 am    Fr. Kalas
                                                       10:30 am    Fr Stagaman
Monday, January 17                                     12:00 pm    Fr. McGlynn
   8:00 am Purgatorial Society;
             Jim Smith                                                      Altar Servers

Tuesday, January 18                                     5:00 pm Jasmine Herrera, Bryan Roque,
    8:00 am Amos Ronito                                         Marvin Roque
                                                        7:30 am Jeremiah Aujero, Thomas Striblen,
Wednesday, January 19                                           Adam Ratner
   8:00 am Patricia Plahm                               9:00 am Jacob Austria, Aisha Fernando,
                                                                Ian DeLeon
Thursday, January 20                                   10:30 am Jeffery Kurian, Justin Thomas,
    8:00 am Fabian Que                                          Colin Austria
                                                       12:00 pm Matthew Kniazuk, Rene Dumayas,
Friday, January 21                                              Joanne Areno
     8:00 am Patricia Plahm
                                                                    Sacristy Committee
Saturday, January 22                                               Marguerite Smoczynski
     8:00 am Communion Service—No Intentions
     5:00 pm Eleanor Fenski

Sunday, January 23
    7:30 am Joseph Danca                                               Relatives & Friends
    9:00 am Bridget Boyle                               Please remember the sick and hospitalized:
   10:30 am Leo Poterek                              Bob Arns, Shirley Arns, John Arns, Jr., Linda Bennett,
   12:00 pm For the Living & Deceased Members of               Shawn Bong, Dolores Chmielewski,
             St. Isaac Jogues & their Families;      Nona Kennedy Cooper, Mary Cornwell, Ed D’Souza,
             Jo Anne Bezdon-Moy                      Norbert Florek, Edward Gaske, Ann Gorz, Janis Kelly,
                                                             Patricia King, Shirley Klein, Maria Ladd,
                                                        Eleanor Lutz, Gailmarie Mattison, Laura Maya,
                        Reconciliation                 Lillian McCloud, Marilyn Michaels, Efren Miranda,
                        Fr. McGlynn                     Mariel Mentink, Susan Nowak, Rudolph Pikula,
                                                         Tammy Heffernan Propst,Marianna Romanek,
                                                     Gerry Sanariz, Linda Bong Sanchez, Paul Sitkowski,
                                                       Clariza St. George, John Terzakis, Pat Terzakis,
                                                            Alec Upshaw, Megan Zimniewicz Upshaw,
                                                                Chuck Watson, Marie Wenderski,
                                                                Mary Zimniewicz, Elaine Zourkas

                          I will make you a light
                               to the nations,
                       that my salvation may reach
                         to the ends of the earth.

                              — Isaiah 49:6b
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PASTOR: Rev. Andrew Luczak                                        Sacrament of Matrimony: Must be registered for six
                                                                  months prior to setting the wedding date with an addi-
ASSOCIATE PASTOR: Rev. Camillus Janas, O.F.M                      tional six months for necessary preparation. Note: The
                                                                  following wedding times can be scheduled:
PASTORAL STAFF:                                                                   Friday at 5:00 p.m.;
   Deacon Bob Kerls, Parish Business Administrator                                Saturday at 1:00 and 3:00 p.m.;
   Mrs. Dolores Stanton, Director of Religious Education                          Sunday at 3:00 p.m. (Ceremony only)
   Mrs. Patricia Kellen, Parish Nurse
   Ms. Lisa Hall, Music Director                                  Sacrament of Baptism: Second and fourth Sunday of
                                                                  each month at 1:30 PM. Baptism Preparation Session
DEACON COMMUNITY:                                                 must be completed before Baptism. Contact the Parish
   Deacon & Mrs. Robert C. O’Keefe                                Office as soon as possible for details.
   Deacon Rod Ranola
   Deacon & Mrs. Paul M. Stanton                                  Parish Office Website:
WEEKEND LITURGY PRESIDERS:                                        8149 Golf Road, Niles, IL. 60714. . . . . . . 967-1060
  Rev. Ron Kalas                                                                    Mrs. Janet Piovosi (Parish Secretary)
  Rev. Bernard Kennedy, O.F.M.                                                      Mrs. Emilie Casacchia (Data Processor)
  Rev. Philip McGlynn, O.S.M.                                                       Mrs. Marlene Garber (Data Processor)
  Rev. David Stagaman, S.J.                                                         Mrs. Jane Piper (Bulletin Editor)
                                                                  Religious Education. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .           966-1180
                                                                                    Staff Secretary
Eucharistic Celebrations:                                         Parish Nurse. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 967-1094
   Sunday: 7:30, 9:00, 10:30, & 12:00 Noon                        Music Ministry. . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 967-1091
   Monday - Friday: 8:00 AM                                       Parish Hall. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 965-1091
   Saturday: 8:00 AM & 5:00 PM                                    Ministry Center. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .       965-6911
                                                                          Parish School:
Sacrament of Reconciliation:                                          St. John Brebeuf School. . . . . . . . .               966-3266
   Saturday, 11:00 - 12:00 Noon or anytime by request.                              Principal: Mrs. Margaret Whitman

                                      ADDING NAMES TO THE PARISH SICK LIST

It has always been the policy of St. Isaac Jogues to offer our parish community an opportunity to pray for those parish-
ioners who are ill and in need of our prayers. We have tried to keep close track of these names for our Bulletin as they
are made available to us.

However, now we face an important privacy issue, very much like the issues faced by hospitals, health institutions, and
certainly by other parishes.

We cannot (by law) publicly let our parish community know the health status of any of our members without
their permission.

We appreciate the fact that often friends, neighbors, and acquaintances wish to do something special for a person who is
ill, and ask to place their name on the list to be prayed for. While their intentions are surely good, we simply can no
longer accept names in this manner.

We will institute a new process regarding calling in names for the Bulletin list.

Names for the sick list placed in the Bulletin have to be called in by the person who is ill, or by a member of
their family. At the time they call in the name, they will be asked whether they are the sick person him/ herself, or a
member of their family, and if they give permission for the name to be placed on the list. They will be asked for the cor-
rect spelling of the sick person's name. If a family member, they will be required to give their name for our records.

Thank you for your patience regarding this new process. We wish to do all we can to offer our parish community the
opportunity to offer prayers for those who are ill — but we must also be cognizant of the fact that all members of our con-
gregation are entitled to their privacy in this regard.
8149 Golf Road
Niles, IL 60714

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