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									                                 Saint Matthew Ecumenical Catholic Church
                           Welcome! We are glad you are here to worship with us.
                                October 3, 2010 – The Feast of Saint Francis

TODAY’S Liturgical Ministers:                                                               Mass Intention
                   8:00 a.m.                    10:30 a.m.
                                                                           10:30 a.m. - Richard Baznik, RIP, requested by
Presider           Bp Peter Hickman             Bp Peter Hickman
Concelebrant                                    Fr Julian Gomilla
                                                                           Margaret Sanders
Deacon             Jay Thompson
Servers            Melanie Winscher             Matthew Hickman                       Mass of All Saints and All Souls
                   Matthew Hickman              Grace Florendo               (Remembering and praying for our loved ones who have gone
                                                Angelica Tronco                        before us through the valley of death)
Ushers             Mary Stacey                  Jason Adams
                                                                           As a community of faith, we will be observing the tradition of
                                                                           All Souls Day on Sunday, October 31, at all of our Sunday
                                                Don Killam
                                                                           liturgies. Be sure to bring a framed photo of your departed
Proclaimers        Victoria Greene              Michael Hodges
                                                                           loved one(s) to place on our Memorial Table.
                   Lou Clancy                   Nancy Sladack               +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
Eucharistic        Thom Rollins                 Fr George Florendo
                                                                                      Ecumenical Thanksgiving Liturgy
Ministers                                       Emmie Florendo
                                                Jennie Guida               “Give thanks to the Lord, for He is good; His love
                                                                           endures forever.”                           Psalm 106

Next Week's Liturgical Ministers:                                              Wednesday, November 24 – 7:00 p.m.
               8:00 a.m.                        10:30 a.m.                          (location to be determined)
Presider       Fr Victor Ray                    Bp Peter Hickman           +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
Concelebrant   Bp Peter Hickman                 Fr Tony Bomkamp
                                                                                                  Finance News
Deacon                                          Jay Thompson
                                                                           Today is Building Fund Sunday. There will be a second
Servers        Thom Rollins                     Jane Pritchett
                                                                           collection following Communion. (Please note that we barely
               Matthew Hickman                  Matthew Hickman            receive enough donations to pay the interest only due each
                                                Raven Adams                month on the mortgage.) Please designate on your check any
Ushers             Winkie Sonnefield            Jennie Guida               donations other than Sunday weekly/monthly--Building Fund,
                                                John Deane                 25 anniversary, Christmas, Easter, etc. If donating cash, please
                                                                           write your name on the envelope as well. This will help with the
Proclaimers        Rev Martha Rogers            Doris Hand                 proper accounting of your donations.
                   Wendy Rollins                Ann Marie Bills
Eucharistic        Meghan Domer                 Kate Bomkamp               The Parish Council reviews all financial activity of our parish at
Ministers                                       Red Blum                   each Parish Council meeting. Please see Kathryn or a member of
                                                                           the Parish Council to review the minutes and/or financial reports.
                                                Jeanne Blum
+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++                                           Mortgage Balance Due - $335,000
    Both Wine and Grape Juice for Communion                                            Line of Credit Balance Due - $40,000
At Saint Matthew Church, we believe that all who are drawn to the                         Due to Building Fund - $7,500
Table of the Lord should be welcomed and fed abundantly. For this
reason, we will consecrate both wine and grape juice at our liturgies.     Did You Know…
You are welcome to receive in the species that makes you most                     The church’s monthly expenses range between $20,000-
comfortable while remembering that receiving the Body of Christ in                 $25,000?
any portion is reception in full. You may receive the consecrated wine
                                                                                  The church is supported solely from donations received?
                                                                                  You can make automatic payments to the church through
by either intinction (dipping the host) or by drinking from the chalice.
                                                                                   your bank? Donations to the church may also be made
You may receive the consecrated grape juice only by intinction. Please
                                                                                   through our Web site, www.saint-matthew.org. Just click
do not drink from the cup of grape juice.                                          on the DONATE button.
+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++                                     We accept VISA/Mastercard?
                A Note from Bishop Peter on                                       We have a SmithBarney account in which to receive
                                                                                   stock donated to the church?
                   Honoring Sacred Space                                   +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
As we enter the church, we remember that we are entering a house of                      Become a Liturgical Minister
prayer and worship, a place of solace and grace. This is sacred space
so enter reverently, pray quietly, sing joyfully, listen attentively,      We are in need of lay liturgical ministers: altar servers,
give cheerfully, and come back gladly. We look forward to getting          Eucharistic ministers, ushers, and lectors. If you would like
to know you so we invite you to join us in the Parish Hall immediately     to participate by serving in one of these ministries during the
following Mass for conversation. If you are visiting for the first time,   liturgy, please contact Kathryn in the Business Office, (714)
please sign our guest book.                                                401-7184 or kathryn@saint-matthew.org.
                      2010 Parish Council                                                      Opportunities to Serve
Tonya Adams         (714) 334-4430     tnjadams@yahoo.com                    Many are the opportunities to be of service to your community of
Ron Amendola        (714) 669-5143     ronald.j.amendola@boeing.com          faith. One of the needs of our church is the preparation and care
Victoria Anderson   (714) 879-8273     vanderson1960@sbcglobal.net           of our sacred space for our worship. Our next church preparation
Tony Battaglia      (714) 836-7970     tonybatta@att.net                     dates are:
                                                                                      Saturday, November 27 – Decorate the church
Jennie Guida        (714) 639-7692     jagdalite@earthlink.net                              for the Advent Season @ 10:00 a.m.
Claudia Kilby       (951) 496-3035     claudia.kilby@gmail.com                                    (and church cleanup day)
Steve Smith         (714) 973-4939     stesad@hotmail.com                               Sunday, December 19 – Decorate the church
Liz Wessel          (714) 538-0170     tizmzliz55@att.net                                  for the Christmas Season @ 3:00 p.m.
Woody Wessel        (714) 538-0170     wesselwoodrow@att.net            +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
The next Parish Council meeting will be on Wednesday, October                        Bishop Peter E. Hickman
13, at 7:00 p.m. The meeting is open to any member of the
community who would like to attend.                                                   and the Community of
+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++                                         Saint Matthew Church
                   Outreach Ministries                                               cordially invite you to a
SHARING SUNDAY: Once a month, from 5:30-7:00 p.m., we take a                          Dinner and Celebration
home-cooked meal along with love and joy to share with the residents of
EMMANUEL HOUSE, a transitional residential home in Santa Ana for men
                                                                                Commemorating our 25th Anniversary
and women living with HIV/AIDS. Please contact Liz Wessel, (714) 538-
0170, tizmzliz55@att.net, for additional information. Our next Sharing                    Saturday, November 13, 2010
Sunday is October 24.
                                                                                                    5:00 PM
                        A Note from Liz Wessel                                                     The Venue
A special thank you to the Saint Matthew parishioners who                                    102 East Baker Street
faithfully support Sharing Sunday dinners at Emmanuel House
through your continuous generous giving of your time, presence                               Costa Mesa, California
and/or contributions of food items. The residents of Emmanuel
House are so appreciative of our consistent attendance of monthly                                 $25.00 adult
dinners and fellowship. I hope you will consider joining with us
                                                                                          $15.00 children (12 and under)
next month as this is a great way to make some new friends and to
reach out with love to one another. Together we are a reflection of                      Please RSVP by October 13, 2010
God’s love in our world.
                                                                                        Celebrating Christ’s love in all People
Thank you to our Youth Group for hosting the fabulous Labor Day                                       Semi-formal attire
weekend barbeque. Thanks to our faithful volunteers who made
the September 26 dinner a success, especially Marily Tronco,                         ********************************************************
Red and Jeanne Blum who attended. A BIG thank you to the                                         Saint Matthew Church
following friends who cooked, baked and/or donated food items:                                  25th Anniversary RSVP
 Woody Wessel, Lou Clancy, Tom Madden and Patricia
Melican, Nancy Sladack, and Tony and Merry Battaglia.                              Name: ______________________________
PHOENIX FAMILIES: We sponsor abused/neglected children and needy                   Number attending: ____________________
families in the Orange County area by providing canned/dry foods, diapers,
and hygiene products (soap, shampoo, etc.) to Family Support Network.             Dietary restrictions: ____________________
All donated items go directly to help families that are making positive
changes in their lives and the lives of their children. We encourage                     Reservations are confirmed
                                                                                     by the kind receipt of your payment
everyone to participate by bringing any number of the above-mentioned
donated items to church on Sunday, presented during the giving of our
tithes and offerings. For more information, please contact Daniel                $25.00 – Adult/$15.00 – Child (12 and under)
Whitehurst, (714) 697-6065.

INTERFAITH SHELTER NETWORK: This is a moving shelter for the                       Please RSVP by October 13, 2010
                                                                                   to Kathryn in the Business Office
working homeless of Orange County. The residents of the shelter move
about every two weeks to a hosting church, where they stay and receive
the assistance of meals and assistance in locating jobs. Volunteers are +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
needed to prepare meals and be chaperones. Other items needed are:
soap, razors, deodorant, toothpaste, toothbrushes, bathroom tissue,                        Contact Information
shampoo, conditioner, combs, and brushes. There is a container in the Please let Kathryn know of any changes. Thank you!
Parish Hall to put these items in.  For questions or more information,
please see Fr. Tony Bomkamp, Kate Bomkamp, or Michael Hodges.           Name: _________________________________________
                                                                             Address: _______________________________________
POP TABS from canned drinks are collected and given to Children’s City/State/Zip: __________________________________
Hospital of Orange County who will turn them into $$ and donate the
amount to the Orange County Ronald McDonald House.                  Home Phone:_____________________________________
                                                                             Cell Phone: ______________________________________
“We must do small things for one another with great love.” E-mail: _________________________________________
                                               ~Mother Teresa Birthday/Anniversary Dates: _________________________

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