THE LORD’S DAY – MASSES
Saturday Evening – 5:30 p.m.
Sunday: 7:30, 9:00, 10:30 a.m., 12:00 noon, 7:00 p.m.
Sunday: 5:00 p.m. Spanish Mass
Weekdays: 6:45 a.m., 8:00 a.m., 12:00 noon
Saturdays & Summer Weekdays: 6:45 a.m., 8:00 a.m.
Miraculous Medal Novena: Monday, 7:30 p.m.
Eucharistic Adoration: Monday, 12:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
THE SACRAMENT OF BAPTISM
Through Baptism, we become Children of God &
members of the household of faith. Children should be
baptized in the faith community to which their parents
belong, that is, the Parish in which they are registered Rev. Msgr. Michael J. Desmond – Pastor
and active members. Call the rectory to make Rev. Patrick R. Flannery – Parochial Vicar
arrangements. Parents are reminded that godparents Rev. Juan Carlos Vargas – Parochial Vicar
must have received the Sacrament of Confirmation and Rev. Msgr. Benjamin A. Piazza – Senior Priest
are actively practicing their faith. Rev. Msgr. Michael E. Kelly – Weekend Assistant
Edward Karpinski – Pastoral Assoc. for Faith Formation
RITE OF CHRISTIAN INITIATION OF ADULTS–RCIA Agnes M. Egan – Pastoral Assoc. for Faith Formation
The catechumenate is a process for adults desiring Baptism; Sr. Justine Pinto, O.P. – Pastoral Associate
for Christians of other denominations wishing to enter the Jackie Alworth – Youth Ministry
Catholic Church; and for adult Catholics who wish to Sr. Alice Uhl, O.P. – RCIA Coordinator
complete their Christian initiation with First Eucharist Joseph J. Wozniak – Organist /Music Director
and/or Confirmation. Call Sister Alice for details. Larry Petrallia – Maintenance Director
Mary McHugh (Mrs. James) – Trustee
SACRAMENT OF THE ANOINTING OF THE SICK Dr. Carmine LoMonaco – Trustee
Please notify one of the parish priests in the event of serious Dr. Alex Giaquinto – Pastoral Council President
illness. Communal celebrations of the Anointing will be Michael J. Brennan – Finance Council Chairperson
held twice yearly. Stephen G. Brown – Trinity Advisory Board Chairperson
SACRAMENT OF MARRIAGE Rectory: 219 Bloomfield Avenue, Caldwell NJ 07006
Tel: 973-226-0221 Fax: 973-226-2204
Church law requires that a wedding should take place in
the parish to which either the bride or groom belong. New Website: http://stalscaldwell.4lpi.com/
Arrangements should be made ideally one year in advance Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
of the proposed marriage.
Parish Center: 253 Bloomfield Avenue, Caldwell NJ 07006
SACRAMENT OF RECONCILIATION (Penance) Religious Education Tel: 973-226-0209 Fax: 973-226-0923
Saturday: 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm; and after the 5:30 pm Mass Religious Education, Pre-K to 6th – Ext. 5 & 7
Religious Education, 7th & 8th Grades – Ext. 9
TRINITY ACADEMY, a Middle States accredited school, Religious Education Email: email@example.com
provides education for the whole person: mind, body and soul. Social Concerns, Sr. Justine - Ext. 6
Trinity Academy is co-sponsored by St. Aloysius, Notre Dame RCIA, Sr. Alice Uhl – Ext. 8
Youth Ministry, Jackie Alworth – Ext. 34
and Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament parishes.
235 Bloomfield Avenue, Caldwell, NJ 07006 PARISH MEMBERSHIP
Tel: 973-226-3386 Fax: 973-226-6548 Welcome! Every Catholic should be registered in the Parish,
Dorothy D. McMahon, Principal become active in the life of St. Aloysius, and be known to
Patricia Bajkowski, Vice-Principal one of the parish priests. Letters of testimony for
Website: www.TrinityK8.com godparents and sponsors will not be given unless one is
registered. We are a stewardship parish, sharing time,
Trinity Academy Early Childhood Center is located at talent and treasure. When moving, please notify the parish
Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament office.
28 Livingston Avenue, Roseland, NJ 07068
Tel: 973-226-4252 Fax: 973-226-8874 FAITH DIRECT
Sister Suzanne Janis, O.P., Director Faith Direct is an electronic alternative to collection
(Ages 2 ½ to 5 - half day programs available) envelopes. Call the rectory for info.
January 22, 2012
SUNDAY, JANUARY 29
Masses for the Week (Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time)
7:30 am-Parish Family
9:00 am-Mary Ellen Nerney by Family
10:30 am-Katherine Kaplita by John & Pam Dominiczak
SATURDAY, JANUARY 21 12:00 noon-Toby and Amelia Caprio by Family
(Vigil: Third Sunday in Ordinary Time) 5:00 pm-John Joseph McDermott by Eileen Daly
5:30 pm-Angela Spinuzza by Ida & Vince 7:00 pm-Ida Cardillo by Rich & Lisa Dukes
SUNDAY, JANUARY 22
(Third Sunday in Ordinary Time)
7:30 am-Parish Family
9:00 am-Ann Dorchak by Cathy & Clare
10:30 am-Michael & Rose Mucci by Joseph & Theresa
12:00 noon-Emil Addesa by Wife
5:00 pm-Demetrio Montseny Villa by Marta Montseny Saturday Memorial Mass
7:00 pm-Marie Pezzino by Family Salvatore Criscuolo, Catherine Miller Francke,
MONDAY, JANUARY 23 Jane Fredericks, Maryanne Rivers.
6:45 am-Joseph Michael McGrath Votive Lights for Sanctuary and Shrines
8:00 am-Marylyn Bianchi by Family Arrangements may be made in person at the
12:00 noon-Emil Addesa by Wife
Rectory, Mon. to Fri., 9:00 to 5:00.
TUESDAY, JANUARY 24
(Saint Francis de Sales, Bishop and Doctor of the Church) THIS WEEK THE SANCTUARY LIGHT IS:
6:45 am-Morley Family In Memory of Betty Matoton by Charlotte O’Connell.
8:00 am-Michael Pinto(1st anniversary) by Kowalski Family
12:00 noon-Connie Imperial by Cathy Latori THE SHRINE AREAS VOTIVES THIS WEEK:
OUR LADY OF THE ROSARY, MOTHER
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 25
(The Conversion of Saint Paul the Apostle)
CABRINI, BLESSED KATERI TEKAKWITHA:
6:45 am-Patricia Kontra by Eloise & Richard Grizzetti 1. In Memory of Jane Fredericks by Family.
8:00 am-Viola Clark by Sister
12:00 noon-Loretta Cicirelli by Danielle & Brian Morris ST. JUDE, ST. ALOYSIUS, ST. PATRICK:
1. In Memory of Edward B. Coleman by Family.
THURSDAY, JANUARY 26 2. In Memory of Helen Ferrera by Family.
(Saints Timothy and Titus, Bishops)
6:45 am-Catherine Healey by Maureen Mingle
8:00 am-Gladys R. Chambault (36th anniversary) THIS WEEK
12:00 noon-Justin D’Allegro by Steve & Nancy Kehayes THE BREAD AND WINE
FRIDAY, JANUARY 27 In Memory of Michael Martino
(Saint Angela Merici, virgin)
6:45 am-William Jacunski by Ed & Gloria Teshkoyan & Sal Villaggio by Family.
8:00 am-JoAnn & Anthony Beloma by Ida & Vince
12:00 noon-Joseph Torsiello by Lois Valvano EXPOSITION OF
SATURDAY, JANUARY 28 THE BLESSED SACRAMENT
(Saint Thomas Aquinas, Priest and Doctor of the Church) Monday from 12:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
6:45 am-Hannah Uhl by Mary Margaret Foley Come and spend some time
8:00 am-Parish Memorial Mass with our Lord.
5:30 pm-Michael A. Inglesino by Judy & Mike Inglesino Novena Monday evenings at 7:30 p.m.
January 22, 2012
The Ministry of Prayer 2013 MASS BOOK
“To everything there is a The 2013 Mass book will open this Tues., Jan. 24th.
season, and a time for every The hours to reserve your Masses will be from
9:15 am to Noon and from 12:30 pm to 4:00 pm.
purpose under heaven.” We will take a break for lunch from 12-12:30.
We will be set up in the Rectory Meeting Room.
You will need to enter through the back door, downstairs,
“……A time to be healed…..” which goes right into the Meeting Room.
Sick list: Daniel Accaria, Robert Ballwanz, Benjamin
There will be plenty of seating and
Biondi, Eugene Blewitt, John Bryer, Matthew Burgess,
Lorraine Callanan, Meghan Crane, Daniel DeBonis, Emily
you will not have to stand outside in the cold.
Del Vecchio, Vincent Dennison, Betty DiGidio, Anthony
Ferlanto, Joseph Ferlanto, Joseph Fiorito, Paul John
Flannery, Wally Fredericks, Frances Garamella, Sheila
Gillespie, Rosa Giovine, Robert Grigg, Ambrose Grizzetti, St. Aloysius Parish Book Club
May Hamelin, Cihan Hazer, Richard Heilshorn, Richard A. A Book Discussion
Hill, Dotty Jacunski, Rev. Robert Jacunski, Agnes Jacunski, Led by Sister Honora Werner, OP
Betty Karpinski, Michael John Kovach, Sr., Corey Leach,
Lucille Krumeich, Brian Martin, Joseph Marzella, Jr.,
Katalina Mazias, Terrance McHugh, Jonathan Miller, Donald
Moglia, Kim Nylander, Steven Pallino, Catherine B. Perry,
Holy Week: From the Entrance Into Jerusalem
Catherine Petrallia, Sr. Justine Pinto, OP, Ernie Pollara, to the Resurrection
Louis Prince, Judy Prybyzerski, Angela Ferlanto Putzi,
Written by Pope Benedict XVI
Donald Quinn, Maria Reynoso, Timm Riday, Frank Rivers,
St. Aloysius Parish Center 7 PM
Irene Rivers, Helen Mattone Roselle, Thomas F. Sheelen,
Refreshments will be Served
Arthur Siebelist, Bill Siebelist, Deb Siebelist, JoAnn
Siebelist, Amy Spears, Vaughn Spencer, Bart Taranto, Marie Free Will Offering
Toohey, James Tressito, Joseph Tressito, Edna Turci, For Information or for a Copy of the Discussion
Richard Verde, Karen Verde, Esther Wethington Squire, Questions; please call: Jeanne Poetz at 973-226-8592
Mary Wethington, Kathy Wong, Joseph Ziliotto, Jr. Please plan on purchasing your copy of “Jesus of
Nazareth” (the one with the blue cover)
“……A time to die………” and join us in discussions on:
Deceased: Joseph Chieppa, Jane Fredericks. Thursdays: January 26, 2012 & February 23, 2012
Focus: Chapters 6-8 Chapter 9
“..A time for war and a time for peace..” Sister Honora Werner, OP is a sister of the
For national and world leaders and for Order of Preachers (Dominicans). She has earned graduate
those in the armed services, especially degrees in music, Scripture, and theology, and the D. Min.
Glenn Berdela, Michael Berdela, Brian Bergen, Vincent in Preaching from the Aquinas Institute of Theology. She
Camerota, Corey Charkowske, Thomas L. Comer, T J Dolan, has taught at every level and has years of experience as an
Blaine Douglas, Greg Durso, Brian Feddeler, Randall itinerant preacher, including five years in one community
Ferrara, David Fox, Jason Garrison, Edward alternating daily and Sunday preaching with a Dominican
Gibbons, Andrew Hamstra, Michael C. Howley, Joseph friar. She has worked extensively in diocesan and parish
Robert Hyer, Loren Elizabeth Hyer, Katherine Comer Irish, liturgy and music commissions. Sister Honora taught
Dan Kinville, Patrick Lynch, Michael McHugh, Christopher preaching and pastoral communications at St. Mary's
McKitrick, Matthew O’Hern, Mike Philips, Michael Piela, Seminary and University in Baltimore for five years and
Rose Poyourow, Jonathan Poyourow, Conor Regan, T. J. continues preaching retreats, days of reflection and parish
Rooney, Anthony Salerno, Adriane Paul Simone, James missions. Currently, she teaches in and directs the online
Sturla, Daniel Talouzzi, David G Testa, Joseph Venutolo,
Doctor of Ministry in Preaching programs at Aquinas
Institute in St. Louis.
Take this list home with you and use it in your daily prayers.
January 22, 2012
St. Aloysius Church
Can you hear me now? Are you listening? How 2012 “500 CLUB” RAFFLE
will you respond?
Each day God calls us, do we listen, do we act on STILL 11 CHANCES TO
the call or do we check caller ID so we do not have to WIN A PIECE OF THE PILE!
answer? Our three Scripture readings have distinct
messages and to different persons. Jonah in our first
reading was called by God at another time in our
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Scriptures and when he was told to go east, he headed We still have tickets left and you still have 11 chances
west, God said go and Jonah said no. In our first reading to win. Remember you need to be in it to win!
today Jonah responds very differently. Jesus said “Go out
to the city of Ninevah and announce to it the message that DO YOU HAVE FIVE MINUTES A DAY? ARE YOU
I will give you”. It was a message of doom; “Forty days CONCERNED ABOUT PEACE IN OUR WORLD IN THE
more and Ninevah will be destroyed”. The Ninevites YEAR OF 2012?
We would like to invite you to become part of the
recognized their need for repentance and were saved. It
LIVING ROSARY. This activity was started at Saint
was the message that they heard and listened to and not
Aloysius Parish last summer as a means of joining our
the messenger that changed these people to act. In each of prayers together to pray for peace in our country and for all
our own lives we are aware of our need for repentance and our special intentions. At this time we have 18 teams of 5
conversion. Are we willing to change? members each participating in our living rosary. It is a
In our second reading Paul, unlike Jonah, power house of prayer!
enthusiastically delivers the message that God had given
to him. Time is running out for the world which in its This activity may be taken on by anyone. Families can
present form is passing away. It is another doomsday participate, the home bound can become part of the Living
message. Now we are called to not only a simplicity of Rosary; persons on their way to work can join also. There
life, but to surrender the materials that hold us back from are no meetings to attend.
hearing and acting on God’s call. This message calls us to
What is necessary to become part of the Living Rosary is a
“conversion”. Paul inspired many in Corinth to turn to
commitment to say one decade of the Rosary each day. You
God. then become a member of a team who together says the
In the Gospel of Mark we hear another doomsday entire rosary each day. It is said for the intentions of those
message. “This is the time of fulfillment. The kingdom of members comprising the Living Rosary and for the specific
God is at hand.” We may have panicked with Jonah’s and special intentions of our parish. It can be done at home,
message of doom and Paul’s message calling us to give up in the car, on the train, and any time of your day.
our attachments. Jesus’ message does not sound too bad
now when we are asked to “Repent and believe”. This The Rosary has been used for centuries for world peace,
seems like good news. What is repentance? It is about against the heresy of the times, during the Nazi occupation of
turning away from the self and toward God. It is about a Poland and at many other times. This is a simple devotion,
core change away from sin and an opening to grace. Jesus parish oriented, that demands little of its members and
did not just leave us with the message, repent and believe produces great spiritual results.
and move on. Jesus calls us to discipleship. Our faith If you are interested in becoming a member of the LIVING
community enables us to be disciples. Communion means ROSARY. Please fill out the form below and put it in the
just that. Prayer is a means to discipleship. We are led, collection basket, drop it off at the rectory or the parish
guided and joined in companionship on our journey to the center, or call Sister Justine at 973-226-0209x6 or e-mail me
new world. While our readings may have been doomsday at firstname.lastname@example.org. We will then contact you to
readings calling us to end our business as usual they can coordinate the groups and mysteries of the Rosary.
lead us on a great adventure. “Drop everything and follow
me”. Can we hear, listen and respond to God’s message I am interested in becoming a member of the Living
each day? Rosary:
Peace and blessings, Phone Number_______________________________
Sister Justine Address_____________________________________
January 22, 2012
Please not several minor changes in the Church
Our Parish celebrations of Advent, Christmas, building. The two bulletin boards in the front side
Mary’s Solemnity and New Years and Epiphany were vestibules have been lowered so that they can be seen
wonderful because so many people assisted. St. Aloysius more easily. The ZAX book recognizing the donors of
especially thanks our lectors, eucharistic ministers, our new pipe organ is in the west vestibule. The two
acolytes, ushers, adult choir, children’s choir, gym choir, white marble statues there will be moved; the one of St.
our organist, flutist, trumpeteer, church cleaners, church Philomena has been offered to and accepted by St.
decorators, flower donors, and any group I might have Philomena’s parish in Livingston, our daughter parish.
forgotten. THANKS! The “Mourning Statue” will be placed beside the shrine in
Together with Fr. Flannery, Fr. Vargas, and Msgr. the parking area. Both were originally outside statues and
Piazza, I want to thank you for the many Christmas cards no one seems to know their origin here. In that vestibule
we received from you. Also, the “goodies” you gave your will be hung a bust of Mary from Michael angelo’s
priests are really appreciated. The homemade cookies, “Pieta”, also made of Carrara marble. It was donated to
candy, fudge, nuts, fruit baskets and fancy foods, the wine, the parish by Mary Comer.
Etc. Thank you for being so very kind to your priests.
Our parish staff and our office staff did so many On the side of the rectory facing our church is the
of the “behind the scenes” preparations. Fr. Patrick World Trade Center piece of steel from which a cross has
deserves special kudos for planning all the Christmas been cut out, and a granite marker placed. Thanks to
decorations in our church. master welder Kim Gabriel from town, and to John Bryer
Thank you for the generous Christmas collection for arranging it. Garrett Jones did the granite piece.
which amounted to $100,489.50 as of this writing
(1-16-’12). May our good and generous Lord reward you The plaster in the sacristies and side north
many times over. vestibules has been repaired. I hope we finally got those
† † † † † † † † † † † † leaks in the flat roofs. Regarding the broken wall in front
of the gym, we are no better informed about who, how and
January 18 thru 25 is the annual Week of Prayer when than we were when it happened. It was in the wee
for Christian Unity (the Church Unity Octave) during hours of a Tuesday morning. Caldwell Police were
which we are asked to pray each day that our Lord’s Last notified, our insurance people came to inspect it and we
Supper prayer may be fulfilled: “Utunum sint”, that they are now getting three bids on repair cost.
may all be one. We share with our fellow Christians “one † † † † † † † † † † † †
Lord, one faith, one Baptism, one God and Father of us
all”. Pray for Christian Unity. During the year 2011, the Mass was celebrated
over 1,500 times in our parish. The Eucharistic Liturgy,
Our new Roman Missals for the new translations Christ’s eternal sacrifice, is the single great action of grace
were generously paid for by the following parishioners. of the Catholic Community. The Mass gives visibility and
Linda Graves paid for the 500 pew cards. Mary Lynn audibility to who we are and what we do as a people.
Ventola gave the large altar missal in honor of her Praise Him.
granddaughter Carly Corrine Ventola. The smaller I note that Msgr. Kelly is now in his 45th year as
Roman missals (priests, Marian Manor and West Caldwell St. Aloysius’ weekend assistant.
Care Center) were donated by Patricia Landon in honor of My first term (6 years) as your pastor was
her parents and grandparents; the Hansen’s in memory of completed on July 31, 2011, and the Archbishop
Stephanie Kerrigan; Ed & Dori Karpinski in honor of their reappointed me to a second go-round. It went very fast!
granddaughter, Luciana Ferraro; Mary & Tom Calandra in Let us continue to pray for one another.
memory of Family and one was donated anonymously.
Also, three books for concelebration were donated in Sincerely in Christ,
memory of Agnes Kennedy. Mitch Krask recently paid Msgr. Desmond
for a beautiful new monstrance for the parish, in honor of
his parents Anne and Mitchell. Peg and Jim Connolly had Collection for weekend
new altar cloths made as well as a dozen purificators and January 14th – 15th
acrylic covers. The Rosary Society also donated the cost First Collection: $ 9,121.00
of new purificators. Archdiocesan Assessment: $ 3,049.00
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January 22, 2012
From: Sisters of Saint Dominic
Resurrection School Family, Jersey City Saint Catherine
You are so-o-o generous and thoughtful of Convent
all of us. We are so very grateful. Come on
Caldwell NJ 07006
down and visit us. We would be so
honored with your presence. Dear Parishioners of Saint Aloysius,
Sr. Barbara and Sr. Eleanor: Broadway House, Newark Words of thanks seem so inadequate when it
On behalf of the residents of Broadway House for comes to saying THANK YOU to all of you for the
Continuing Care I would like to thank the parishioners of Christmas gifts you gave us here at St. Catherine.
Saint Aloysius for your generous donations of Christmas Your generosity was outstanding considering the
gifts. Your commitment to making this a special holiday state of the economy and the severe losses people have
season for our residents is sincerely appreciated. As New suffered.
Jersey’s only specialized care facility for people living with May God bestow his abundant blessing on you.
HIV/AIDS, Broadway House continuously strives to make a Be assured of our daily prayers for you and your
difference in the lives of many. Each year our residents intentions as a very thoughtful and generous benefactor.
experience a wonderful and enjoyable holiday season with God bless you!
the help of donations from supporters such as you.
Thanks again for your charitable contribution and support of With a grateful heart, Sister Jane Marie OP and Sisters
our efforts to provide our residents with the highest level of
care. It is only with the help of organizations such as yours We have also received many individual “thank you” notes
that we are able to make our house a “home”. from the Sisters.
Saint Joseph’s Home for the Elderly, Totowa
Word of Life
How can we begin to thank you, the parishioners, for the
The potential benefits of adult stem cell research are very
wonderful dedication and spirit for our elderly. The 6 large
considerable, since it opens up possibilities for
bags of beautiful gifts we received from the parishioners
healing chronic degenerative illnesses by repairing
were distributed to our residents on Christmas morning.
damaged tissue and restoring its capacity for
Many of our residents don’t have families in the area so it is
regeneration. The improvement that such therapies
important to make Christmas very special for all. Please
promise would constitute a significant step forward in
thank all for the love and concern for our residents. The
medical science, bringing fresh hope to sufferers and their
residents of Saint Joseph Home for the Elderly benefit by the families alike. For this reason, the Church
assistance and support you provide to our home. naturally offers her encouragement to those who are
We wish all the blessings of this Christmas Season. You engaged in conducting and supporting research of this
share a special remembrance in our daily prayers. kind, always with the proviso that it be carried out with
Prayerfully, due regard for the integral good of the human person
The Little Sisters of the Poor, Sr. Cecilia and the common good of society.
~Pope Benedict XVI, Address to the Participants in the “International Conference on Adult Stem Cells:
Science and the Future of Man and Culture,” November 12, 2011
Interfaith Movie Night
Sunday, January 29, 2012 at
6:30PM, In Caldwell United SAVE THE DATE
Methodist Church auditorium, An Adult Education Forum
(8 Academy Road at Bloomfield Wednesdays from 7:30 – 9:00 PM
Avenue); March 7, 14, 21 & 28, 2012
Movie: Of Gods and Men Hosted by St. Thomas More, 12 Hollywood
The interfaith community is invited to come to Ave., Fairfield, NJ. Also Sponsored by St.
watch this powerful film and have some Aloysius, Notre Dame and Our Lady of the
discussion afterwards. This film is loosely based Blessed Sacrament.
on the life of the Cistercian monks of Tibhirine in
Do plan to join us!
Algeria, from 1993 until their kidnapping in 1996.
Church Name: St. Aloysius
Church City: Caldwell, NJ
Account Number: 04-1107
Routing Code: B
Run Number 5
Phone Number: 973-226-0221
Contact: Cathy Perry