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									          St. Elizabeth Catholic Church
                 Parish Established 1908 • Church Dedicated 1947
                                                        PARISH OFFICE/RECTORY
                                   809 S. Broom Street                                     (302) 652-3626
                                   Wilmington, Delaware 19805-4244                   Fax - (302) 658-5957
                                   www.sterectory.org
                                   Vy Rev. Norman P. Carroll, V.F. Pastor
                                   Rev. John B. Gabage, Associate Pastor
                                   Deacon Ken Pulliam, Permanent Deacon
                                   Rev. Daniel W. Gerres, Senior Priest in residence
                                   Cathy Wilczynski, Parish Secretary
                                   Susan Testerman, Secretary & Bookkeeper                  656-3369 x3044
                                   Tom Delle Donne, Maintenance
                                   Teresa Campbell, Business Manager                        656-3369 x3098

                                                  ST. ELIZABETH PARISH SCHOOLS
                                               1500 Cedar Street Wilmington, Delaware 19805
                                    ELEMENTARY (PreK-8)                                      (302) 655-8208
                                    Miss Alexandria M. Cirko, Principal
                                    www.sainteliz.org

                                    HIGH SCHOOL (9-12)                                       (302) 656-3369
                                    Mrs. Shirley W. Bounds, M.Ed., Principal
                                    www.sehs.org
           MASS TIMES              RELIGIOUS EDUCATION                             (302) 652-3626
                                   CCD classes (Grades 1-8) - Sunday from 9:30-10:45
SUNDAY Saturday Vigil- 5:00 pm
           7:00, 9:00, 11:00 am    EXECUTIVE OFFICERS
                                   Pastoral Council - Tim Ryan
DAILY      6:30 & 8:30am (M - F)   Finance Council - Ken Cresci                              (302) 999-1755
           8:30 am (Saturday)
                                   ST. VINCENT DEPAUL & OUTREACH                            (302) 540-4722
HOLY DAYS : Refer to bulletin      Parish families can leave a confidential message requesting assistance. Please
                                   leave message with name, contact number and best time to return the call.

                                   GRANT HALL RENTALS
                                   (Call Stan K. after 6:00 p.m.)                            (302) 234-1884



Our Lord Jesus Christ the King
    November 19/20, 2011

                 +
 “I was hungry and you gave
     me food, I was thirsty
   and you gave me drink.”
                - Matthew 25:35
         Our Lord Jesus                                                            STEWARDSHIP + OFFERTORY
         Christ the King                                                        Nov 12/13                      $ 6,809
                                                                                Weekly Budget                  $ 9,615
     November 19/20, 2011                                                       Difference                     $ -2,806

       Ezekiel 34 : 11-12, 15-17                                                Monthly Budget                 $38,460 (4 Sundays)
    1 Corinthians 15 : 20-26, 28                                                Month Actual (2 wks)           $19,434 51%
                                                                                Deficit for Month             ($19,026)
        Matthew 25 : 31-46

A Word from your Pastor
Today we end the Church’s year with the Feast of Christ
the King. After following the way of the Lord for another
year, this time with the Gospel of Matthew, we end
proclaiming Jesus Christ as our Lord. It is the same
profession of faith of the apostles who ended up giving it
all for Him. How do you communicate that Christ is your
King? How do people see it in your humility profession?               EUCHARISTIC DAYS                      November 19/20, 21 & 22
                                                                      Benedictine Archabbot Lambert Reilly, O.S.B.
As we begin again with the coming season of Advent, the               Retired Archabbot, St. Meinrad Archabbey in Indiana
Gospel of Mark invites us into Cycle B readings and
another look at the life and mission of Jesus Christ. May             Monday 8:30am Mass w/Elementary School
we embrace the opportunity ahead of us as we listen to                Monday 7:00pm Service and Benediction
                                                                      Tuesday 6:30am Mass
God’s word and pray together the ancient and new text to                      11:30am High School Thanksgiving Service.
bring forth a renewal and excitement of our faith.
                                                                      There will be benediction at the conclusion of the 7am and 9am
In a spirit of Thanksgiving, thanks for your support along            masses Sunday with exposition until the next mass.
the journey of this last year. May we be thankful for the
many ways God has been present to us.

In Gratitude, Fr Carroll
                                                                      A note about our Christmas schedule…
                                                                      Since Christmas falls on a Sunday this year we will have mass
CATECHESIS / RELIGIOUS EDUCATION                                      Saturday at 5, 8 and 12midnight. (No Confessions at4pm)

      ROMAN MISSAL Corner                                             Christmas Day masses will be at 9 and 11 with no mass at 7am.
                                                                      (Traditionally our Christmas Day masses are at 8 and 10).

                                                                      For New Year’s Day, we will have a normal Sunday schedule.
All 4 Eucharistic Prayers include the same words of institution:
             “Take this all of you and drink from it,                 Rediscover Catholicism is a book by Matthew Kelly, a New York
                 for this is the cup of my blood,                     Times best selling author. It is a spiritual guide to living with passion
        the blood of the new and everlasting covenant,                and purpose. As we look to the beginning of a new year in the
             which will be shed for you and for all.”                 liturgical journey, is there someone that you know that you can
                                                                      invite back to church? Free copies of Rediscover Catholicism are
                     The new translation is:                          available in the main vestibule to assist you in that effort.
             Take this all of you and drink from it,
              for this is the chalice of my blood,                    VOCATION REFLECTION - In today’s first reading, God tells us
         the blood of the new and eternal covenant ,                  through the prophet Ezekiel that He will look after and tend His
        which will be poured out for you and for many                 sheep, rescuing them, pasturing them and giving them rest. For the
                for the forgiveness of sins.”                         last two thousand years, God has called men to join in that wok by
                                                                      serving the Church as priests who lead, nourish, heal and serve His
The new translation identifies a specific kind of cup which the       people. If you think God is calling you to the priesthood, or if you
priest is holding at the time. The translation then, respecting       know a healthy young man whom you think God might be calling,
scripture and the Latin uses the word ‘many’ in place of ‘all’.       please call or write Father Joe Cocucci, Diocesan Director of
Some have asked how can we go from all to many when we                Priestly and Religious Vocations (302-573-3113 or jco-
                                                                      cucci@cdow.org). Visit our website: www.CalledByTheLord.com!
are talking about salvation? “Many” is a defined group, a group
that ‘all’ have the invitation to be part of as long as they accept
it.                                                                              St Elizabeth Parish and Schools complies with “For the
                                                                                 Sake of God’s Children”, a diocesan program of
                                                                                 standards and practices that work to ensure safe
During the Month of November, we will be preparing for use of
                                                                                 environments for work, study, play and celebration. All
the New Translation of the Roman Missal to be implemented on                     employees and volunteers are cleared through
the 1st Sunday of Advent, November 27.                                background checks, sign covenants in regard to their
                                                                      acknowledgement of the standards and participate in ongoing
There will be “A Walk through the Mass” by Fr Carroll on              formation. For more information about the program see this logo on
Tuesday, November 22 at 9am and 7pm.                                  the diocesan website: www.cdow.org.
                          LITURGY                                                          SEHS STUDENT NEWS
ALTAR CREW #2: Peggy Papili, Mary Monahan, Alice                      The St. Elizabeth High School Placement Test will be given on
Soja, Jeanne Brady, & Marian Shelton                                  two days. Choose between Saturday, December 3 at 8:30 am and
                                                                      Sunday, December 4 at Noon. Test scores play an important part in
                                                                      the selection of scholarship awards. Contact Matt Haney, Director
THANKSGIVING DAY MASS - We will have one Mass                         of Admissions, at 302-656-3369, Ext. 3039 or mhaney@sehs.org.
on Thanksgiving, Thursday, November 24th at 9:00 a.m.                 Students interested in shadowing may also contact Mr. Haney
At this Mass, all parish families are asked to bring canned           regarding St. E’s Viking for a Day program. What better way to learn
food items and other non perishable items such as peanut              the character of a school than to attend classes with a current
butter, jelly, tuna, crackers, cereal, mac & cheese, bottled          student?
juice, toilet paper, paper towels, soap, dish detergent,              Senior Allie Woodard received the Jefferson Award for October.
laundry detergent, etc. along with holiday favorites to be            Allie has gone above and beyond through her participation in many
                                                                      academic and social activities both inside and outside the St.
presented at the offertory of the Mass. They Boy Scouts will          Elizabeth community and has earned more than 200 service
be at Mass to assist. The foods will be distributed by our            hours. Allie has participated twice in the Summer Service Trip in
parish St. Vincent de Paul Society to needy families at               Ridgley, MD and continues to assist her elementary school alma
Christmas time. Blessed bread will be given to all families           mater, Our Lady of Fatima School. Allie worked last summer
                                                                      helping students with special needs as a camp counselor at a
at the end of Mass to be served at your Thanksgiving table.           Special Olympics overnight camp held in southern Delaware at
                                                                      Camp Barnes where she served as a guide for campers, helping
CHURCH ENVIRONMENT- You will notice pictures on the All Souls         with sports and other activities. The Jefferson Awards Committee
Altar, & candles and names on the windowsills around the church       recognized Allie for the model presented by her dedication and her
this month as we remember and celebrate those who have died this      positive attitude and generous spirit.
past year. Keep them and their families in your prayers.              Eight St. E students are recipients of Father James Trainor
                                                                      Scholarships and attended the annual luncheon on Nov. 11. The
                                                                      students are freshman Anthony Dorazio; sophomores Sierrah
LECTORS - Workbooks for the new Liturgical year beginning
                                                                      Harris, Cecilia Mazalewski, and Khadim Rider; and
November 27 can be picked up in the priests’ sacristy.
                                                                      seniors Anthony El, Carly Gardner, Fernando Gomez and Maria
                                                                      Malin. Members of the St. E Chorus provided the musical
                                                                      entertainment at the event.
                        PARISH LIFE
                                                                                  ELEMENTARY SCHOOL NEWS
WREATH & POINSETTIA SALE - The Senior
                                                                      HAPPY THANKSGIVING - The Faculty and Staff of the Elementary
Youth Group is selling wreaths and poinsettias as
                                                                      School would like to wish all of our school and parish families a very
their final fundraiser for the year. If you and family
                                                                      Blessed and Happy Thanksgiving. May our Lord fill your homes
members traditionally buy poinsettias and wreaths
                                                                      with peace and joy as we begin the holiday season.
to decorate your home or office for the holidays,
we ask that you consider buying them from the
Youth Group. They make great gifts too! Order forms are at the              HAPPENING AROUND THE CHURCH
entrance of the church or you can get one from the Rectory.
Please have orders and payments turned in to the Rectory by           LIGHTS OF LOVE CEREMONY - The Junior Board of St. Francis
                                                                      Hospital is sponsoring the Lights of Love Liturgy and Tree Lighting
Sunday, November 20th. Orders will be available for you to pick up
                                                                      Ceremony on Monday, December 5th. Mass will be at noon in the
on Monday, December 12th between 4:00 -6:00 pm in the Convent!
                                                                      Hospital Chapel followed by the tree lighting ceremony in the
Thank you for your support of this and all of our activities!
                                                                      Hospital Main Lobby. By making a donation of $5 per name, your
                                                                      loved ones, living or deceased, will be honored by lights on the tree
CORBI PIZZA & COOKIE DRIVE - is in full swing. Order forms are        and their names inscribed on a scroll in the Hospital Lobby from
            available at the church exits. Orders are due to the      December 5th to January 7th. To participate please send names
            rectory with payment by Monday, November 28th.            and donations to : Mrs. Jean S. DesJardins, 726 Loveville Rd. #33,
            Delivery will be Friday, December 9th in Grant Hall       Hockessin, DE 19707 Make checks payable to Junior Board of St.
            from 11:30 a.m.—2:00 p.m. Call Susan at 656-              Francis Hospital, Inc. All proceeds are donated to St. Francis
            3369 ext. 3044 with any questions.                        Hospital. Deadline is Tuesday, November 29th. For more info
                                                                      call Mrs. Jean DesJardins at 302-234-4231.
DON’T FORGET … Mark your calendars for the BIG CHRISTMAS
DANCE with JERRY BLAVAT! It will be held Friday, Dec. 9th from        THE AMERICANS OF POLISH DESCENT CULTURAL SOCIETY
7 p.m. to 12 a.m. in Grant Hall. The price is $40/person and in-      (AMPOL) - is sponsoring “Oplatek & Koledy” on 12/4/11 at St.
cludes Turkey Dinner, Soda, Beer, Wine, and a special Signature       Elizabeth’s Grant Hall. Doors open at noon. Mass held at 1p.m.
Poinsettia Drink (champagne, triple sec, and cranberry juice). What   followed by the traditional Polish Christmas Eve dinner of “Wigilia”
a great way to kick off your holiday season! Hope you join me for a   and a visit from Santa Claus. Children under age 6 are admitted for
great night with the Geator. Please call or email Mania at 302-598-   free. Ages 6-12 are $7. Ages 12 and up: $15 advance tickets, $20
0682 or dancewithmania@yahoo.com to reserve tickets.                  at the door. Please call Mark at 438-0763 for tickets.

2012 Religious Art and Vocation Calendars                             TURKEY AND HAM DROP - The Little Sisters of the Poor are ask-
                                                                      ing for your help this holiday season. We are graciously accepting
can be found in the vestibules. Please take only
                                                                      donations of turkeys and hams for our residents throughout the
one home. If there are more available in the                          Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays. Your donations can be
next few weeks, you may take another. Thank                           dropped of at Jeanne Jugan Residence at 185 Salem Church Road,
you to the Grant Hall Committee for providing                         Newark, DE 19713. Thank you so much for your continued support
us with this gift.                                                    of our mission of caring for the elderly in our community.
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                             Prayers for:
          Joseph Gardner, Jr., Donna Degnars, Jim Batty,
                 Stan Soja, Sr. & Lou Papili, Sr.

                    Eternal rest grant unto…
                 Joseph “Tubby” Dobrowalski

    Commemorative Candles for the week of Nov 20th
       Happy Birthday Becca Wilczynski
       Memory of Philip & Mary DiEgidio &
         Blessings on Davis, DiEgidio & Colonna children
       Memory of Robert & Estelle McElrone
       Memory of Jerome Donohue
       Happy 68th Anniversary Vicki & Lou Twardowski
       Memory of Charles L. Merrill

               We welcome through the Sacrament of Baptism:
            Alyssa Marie DeLuca daughter of Michael & Jennifer
                 Lyla May Boyd daughter of Brian & Nicole
            Andrew Joseph Coates, Jr. son of Andrew & Theresa
              Jacob Rey Rosa-Bender son of Reinaldo & Rose
                  Justin Ryan Foti son of Ryan & Jessica




                           SACRAMENTS

BAPTISM              2nd and 4th Sundays 12:30 p.m.
(None during the seasons of Advent and Lent)
Parents are required to attend a Pre-Baptismal Program (The
second Saturday of each month) 11:00 a.m. in the Church. Parish
census form and pre-registration required 4 weeks in advance by
calling the rectory.
MARRIAGE
Couples are asked to be involved in the three stages of marriage
preparation. They should notify a parish priest at least 12 months
prior to the date on which they wish to marry.
RECONCILIATION
Saturday at 4 p.m. or by appointment.
ANOINTING OF THE SICK
If you or a loved one would like to celebrate the sacrament before
surgery or at any time that illness can be comforted by God’s
grace, please call the parish office or approach a priest at mass.
When death is imminent, please call at first signs. The sacrament is
meant to be celebrated with the living and invites their participation.
HOLY ORDERS AND RELIGIOUS LIFE
If you believe that you or someone you know has a vocation to the
priesthood or religious life, please contact Father Joseph Cocucci,
Diocesan Director of Vocations (302) 573-3113, or one of your
parish priests.




    MARRIAGE AND FAMILY LIFE CORNER

MARRIAGE MOMENTS - Whether or not you travel over
Thanksgiving, remember those who can’t afford a plane ticket, gas,
or even a pair of shoes, or worse—don’t have a loved one whit
whom to share the day. Our bounty is not deserved, but a gift.
Give some of it away.

PARENTING POINTERS - With Thanksgiving approaching,
consider how the president pardons a turkey. Is there a relative you
need to pardon or make peace with? Perhaps the turkey is you.
Forgive yourself.
                 MASS INTENTIONS
Mon 6:30 am      All Souls
      8:30 am    Grace E. Wittland
Tues 6:30 am     All Souls
      8:30 am    Raymond DiCamillo, Sr.
Wed 6:30 am      All Souls
      8:30 am    People of the Parish
Thu 9:00 am      Pauline Moorehead
Fri   6:30 am    All Souls
      8:30 am    Thomas E. Smedley
Sat   8:30 am    Jerome Donohue
      5:00 pm    Kathleen Ann & Adeline Schietroma

Sun 7:00 am      All Souls
      9:00 am    James Finerty
      11:00 am   Helen Samson



                   The Parish Office will be closed on
                       Thursday, Nov. 24th and
                           Friday, Nov. 25th
                          for Thanksgiving.
                          We will re-open on
                    Monday, Nov. 28th at 8:00 a.m.



                     THIS WEEK
Sun Nov 20 All Masses Eucharistic Days with
                       Archabbot Lambert Reilly, OSB
           All Masses Catholic Campaign for Human
                      Development Collection
            9:30 a.m. CCD Classes in G.S.
Mon Nov 21 7:00 p.m. Liturgy of the Word,
                      Exposition & Benediction
            7:00 p.m. Sr. Youth Group
            7:00 p.m. Athletic Association Meeting
Tue Nov 22     9 a.m. A Walk through Mass
               7 p.m. A Walk through Mass
Wed Nov 23  9:30 a.m. Divine Mercy Cenacle - Convent
                      Formation Week 18
            7:00 p.m. Choir Practice
             7-9 p.m. Oldies Line Dance Class G.H.
                      $5 Call Mania at 598-0682
Thu Nov 24  9:00 a.m. Thanksgiving Mass
Fri Nov 25  6:00 p.m. Emmanuel Dining Room Crew
                      G.H.
Sun Nov 27   All Masses Christmas Flowers Collections /
                        First Sunday of Advent
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