Saint Kilian Parish by wuyunyi


									                                              Saint Kilian Parish
                                       7076 Franklin Road, Cranberry Township, Pennsylvania 16066
                                The Catholic Parish for those living in the boroughs of Callery, Mars, Seven Fields and
                                Valencia; as well as those in Adams Township and Cranberry Township (east of Rt. 19)

                                   Phone: 724-625-1665                            Web Site:
                                   Fax: 724-625-1922                       Email Address:

February 26, 2012                                                                           First Sunday of Lent

                                                  Weekend Masses
                                 Saturday Vigil Mass: 4:00 p.m. and 5:30 p.m.
                       Sunday: 7:30 a.m., 9:00 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 12:15 p.m. and 5:30 p.m.
                                       Daily Mass: Consult weekly bulletin

                                               Infant Baptisms may take place during any weekend Mass or at 1:15
                                               p.m. on any Sunday. Baptism classes are held monthly.
              Parish Staff                     Adult Entrance into the Catholic Church takes place through the Rite of
                                               Christian Initiation of Adults (R.C.I.A.). For adolescents, preparation
        Reverend Charles S. Bober              for Confirmation takes place within the Religious Education Program.
                 Pastor                        For adults, preparation takes place through a brief special program.
          Deacon Ralph Bachner
 Pastoral Associate/Dir. of Faith Formation    Matrimony Diocesan directives require at least 6 months notice. An in-
                                               terview with the pastor is required before a date can be placed on the par-
             Susan Bachner
  Faith Formation/CCD Program Director
                                               ish schedule. A marriage preparation course is provided periodically by
                                               the parish.
             Anthony Bradley
         Director of Youth Ministry            Reconciliation (Confession) is scheduled on Saturdays from 3:00 p.m. to
         Deacon William Carver                 3:30 p.m., or by appointment with the pastor.
    Pastoral Care/Institutional Ministry       Anointing of the Sick is available to anyone seriously ill or anticipating
               David Dreher                    surgery.
        Director of Music Ministries
                                               Please contact the parish office to receive information about any of the
             Charles J. Goetz                  above sacraments. For information on priesthood or religious life contact
             Business Manager
                                               the Vocation Office of the Diocese of Pittsburgh at 412-456-3123.
          Rosanne Kwiatkowski
            School Principal                   Interpreted Mass for the Deaf every Sunday at the 9:00 a.m. Mass.
        Deacon Robert Marshall                 Parish Center is located at 7076 Franklin Road (off of Route 228).
      Youth and Young Adult Ministry           Office Hours: Monday through Thursday - 8:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. and
              Jane Pampena                     Friday 8:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
           School Vice Principal
                                               New Parishioners are always welcome. You may register at the parish
                                               center or by means of the parish web site.
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                                                                                                      February 26, 2012

THE WORD OF GOD THIS SUNDAY: For this Sunday,                  SAINT KILIAN FISH FRY: Our Fish Fry began on
the First Sunday of Lent, the Scripture readings begin         Friday, February 24th., it was a huge success and we
with a passage from the Book of Genesis in which Noah          are looking forward to the up-coming Fridays. Thank
speaks of the covenant made with God. In the second            you to everyone who have provided sponsorship and
reading from the First Letter of Saint Peter, we are           are volunteering your time. We continue to need your
reminded that the water of the flood and the water of          help, so please visit the parish website and click on Fish
baptism are purifications. In the Gospel, Jesus spends         Fry for more information.
forty days in the desert.                                      Please bring desserts to the cafeteria before 4:00 p.m.
                                                               on Friday. For week 2, last names ending in F-I are
THE OUR FATHER SUNG: Beginning this Sunday, we                 appreciated, but we won’t turn any away.
will be singing the Our Father at Masses here at Saint
Kilian Parish. We will use the traditional melody. It is
our hope that this sung prayer will provide us with one
more way of celebrating the liturgy in a manner that
highlights its importance amid all that we do in the rest
of our day.                                                    CATHOLICISM SERIES: Saint Kilian Parish presents
                                                               the Father Robert Barron series "Catholicism". This 10
INFORMATION ON LENT, HOLY WEEK AND                             week program will be held on Tuesday evenings from
EASTER: Every household in the parish has received a           February 28th through May 1st from 7:00 pm until 8:30
folder providing information on many opportunities to          pm in the cafeteria. You will learn what Catholics believe
observe Lent. Please read the material carefully and           and why, while being immersed in the art, architecture,
chose what will help you deepen your spiritual life this       literature, beliefs, and practices of the Catholic tradition.
Lent.                                                          Filmed in 50 locations throughout 15 countries, the
                                                               Catholicism DVD series is on-location and in the streets
LENTEN OBLIGATIONS: Ash Wednesday and Good                     illustrating the splendor of the global Church. Following
Friday are days of fast and abstinence. The Fridays of         each video will be time for questions and discussion on
Lent are days of abstinence.            The obligation of      the evening’s topic. Father Robert Barron is an
abstinence (refraining from eating meat) begins at age         acclaimed author, theologian and podcasting priest from
14. The obligation for fasting (limiting oneself to one full   Chicago, and one of the world’s great and most
meal, two light meals and nothing between meals)               innovative teachers of the Catholic faith. He is the
applies to those aged 18-59. Those who are unable to           founder of Word on Fire Catholic Ministries. Please join
observe these obligations (because of health or other          us for all or any of these evenings as we explore the
reasons) are encouraged to substitute some other form          riches of our Catholic faith. On February 28th we present
of penance.                                                    Amazed and Afraid: The Revelation of God Become

                                                               KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS SOUP-TO-GO THANK
                                                               YOU: Your St. Kilian Knights of Columbus want to
                                                               thank everyone that purchased soup last weekend. The
                                                               generosity of the St. Kilian parish family continues to
OPERATION RICE BOWL: Operation Rice Bowl is a                  reinforce our efforts in supporting the Angel Fund of our
Lenten program sponsored by Catholic Relief Services,          parish school. See you in the fall for more Soup-to-
the International Humanitarian Aid Agency of the               Go. THANK YOU.
Catholic Church in the United States. The “rice bowls”
are intended to be the receptacles for money saved by          FUNDRAISING BENEFIT FOR SAINT KILIAN
Lenten penance. For example, a family might have a             PARISH: “BLUE” Dining GOES GREEN for Saint Kilian
weekly simple meal and contribute what is saved to the         Parish in the month of March! Please join us for a
rice bowl. 75% of your contributions in the “rice bowls”       happy hour fundraiser, benefitting Saint Kilian Parish on
is forwarded directly to Catholic Relief Services. 25%         Monday evening, March 12th from 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm at
remains in the parish for the support of local agencies        Blue Dining Restaurant, located at Duncan Manor
especially the parish Saint Vincent de Paul Society.           Shopping Centre, 1701 Duncan Avenue, Allison Park.
Rice bowls may be returned anytime after Easter. Rice          Tickets will be $30 per person, and include admission,
bowls are available at the doors after Mass.                   light appetizers, live music, drink specials and silent
                                                               auction items. All proceeds will benefit Saint Kilian
CONFIRMATION PAPERWORK: Just a reminder that                   Parish. If you can't make it that evening, please enjoy a
all Confirmation paperwork is due in the Religious             meal at “BLUE” Dining Restaurant during the month of
Education Office by March 1, 2012. If you have any             March, and 10% of your food purchase price will be
questions please contact Susan Bachner at                      donated to Saint Kilian Parish.
724.625.1665 x2111.
Page Three                          LITURGY & EVENT CALENDARS                                  February 26, 2012

                           LITURGY                              THIS WEEK AT SAINT KILIAN
                          SCHEDULE                        Saturday - February 25, 2012
                                                          Sunday - February 26, 2012
                                                           7:50 a.m. CCD
Saturday - February 25, 2012                              11:00 a.m. CCD/CGS
 4:00 p.m. (PC) Kathy Jo Stienstraw                        6:30 p.m. LIFETEEN - Cafeteria
                (Mel and Marianne Clouner)
 5:30 p.m. (PC) Paul Tully (Family)                       Monday - February 27, 2012
                                                           4:30 p.m. CCD
Sunday - February 26, 2012 - 1st Sunday of Lent            6:30 p.m. CCD
 7:30 a.m. (PC) Mary Kaye Houpt (Family)                   6:30 p.m. Youth Bell Practice - Room G13
 9:00 a.m. (PC) Living and Deceased Members of             7:00 p.m. RCIA - Conference Room A
                Saint Kilian Parish                        7:00 p.m. Call to the Depths -
10:30 a.m. (PC) Bob Shanahan (Fish Fry Volunteers)                   Conference Room B
12:15 p.m. (PC) Edna Lessner (Lessner Family)              7:30 p.m. Adult Bell Practice - Room G13
 5:30 p.m. (PC) Peg Laughlin (Friends)
                                                          Tuesday - February 28, 2012
Monday - February 27, 2012                                 1:00 p.m. Ignatian Spirituality - Parish Hall in Mars
 9:00 a.m. (PC) Elizabeth “Betty” Wertz                    3:30 p.m. Bell Chimes - Room G11
               (Wakefield Family)                          3:30 p.m. Ringem Kidz Handchime - Room G13
10:15 a.m. Saint John Specialty Care Center - Mass         4:30 p.m. CCD/CGS
Tuesday - February 28, 2012                                7:00 p.m. Catholicism Series - Cafeteria
 7:00 a.m. (Chapel) Enza Bauccio (Margie Plutko)          Wednesday - February 29, 2012
 2:30 p.m. Paramount Senior Living - Rosary                9:30 a.m. Wednesday Women’s Bible Study -
 3:00 p.m. Paramount Senior Living - Mass                            Conference Room A
Wednesday – February 29, 2012                              3:15 p.m. ClubCeltic - Gymasium
 7:00 a.m. (Chapel) Dashner Family (Rose Dashner)          7:00 p.m. Men’s Club Chili Cook-off - Cafeteria
 7:00 p.m. (Chapel) Anthony and Betty Kiefer               7:30 p.m. Wednesday Night Bible Study -
                    (Anthony and Patricia Kiefer, Jr.)               Conference Room A
                                                           9:00 p.m. C.Y.M. JV Basketball - Gymnasium
Thursday - March 1, 2012
 7:00 a.m. (Chapel) Frank Marzo                           Thursday - March 1, 2012
                   (John, Teresa, Ava, and Ana Lucia)      5:30 p.m. Jr. Cantor Practice - Rm G13
                                                           6:00 p.m. Children’s Choir Practice - Rm G13
Friday - March 2, 2012                                     6:00 p.m. North Pittsburgh Ironmen Meeting -
 7:00 a.m. (Chapel) Eileen Topf (Son - Bernie)                        Cafeteria
 2:00 p.m. Valencia Woods - Communion Service              7:00 p.m. Middle School Leaders Meeting - Room G05
Saturday - March 3, 2012                                   7:00 p.m. Catholic Men’s Fellowship -
 2:30 p.m. Wedding (Chapel): Todd Dudek and                          Conference Rm B
                           Kandy Hoffman                   7:30 p.m. Adult Choir Practice - Rm G13
 4:00 p.m. (PC) Stephanie Glavin                           7:30 p.m. Knights of Columbus Meeting -
                (M.H.S. and Goodworth Family)                        Conference Room A
 5:30 p.m. (PC) Adolph and Emma Bufalini
                                                          Friday - March 2, 2012
                (Daughter - Marie and Ron Nolfi)
                                                           7:45 a.m. Chess Club - Conference Room A
Sunday - March 4, 2012 - 2nd Sunday of Lent                6:00 p.m. Eucharistic Adoration - Church in Mars
 7:30 a.m. (PC) Violet Rippy (Daughter - Tami)             7:00 p.m. Stations of the Cross - Church in Mars
 9:00 a.m. (PC) Michael Kenitz (The James Rossi Family)   Saturday - March 3, 2012
10:30 a.m. (PC) Living and Deceased Members of            10:00 a.m. First Reconciliation - Gymnasium
                Saint Kilian Parish                        1:00 p.m. First Reconciliation - Gymnasium
12:15 p.m. (PC) Alice Mac (Children)
 5:30 p.m. (PC) Lillian McClelland                        Sunday - March 4, 2012
                (Claudia and Bill McClelland)              7:50 a.m. CCD
                                                          11:00 a.m. CCD/CGS
                                                           6:30 p.m. LIFETEEN - Cafeteria
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MEN’S CLUB 2012 CHILI COOK-OFF: The Annual                 CALL TO THE DEPTHS: Dive deeper into the heart
Chili Cook-Off will be held on Wednesday, February         of Christ this Lent. Come join us for three consecutive
29th at 7:00 p.m. at the Parish Center cafeteria. Who      Monday evenings from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. for
will have the award winning recipe this year and take      learning, reflection and group faith sharing using the
home the coveted “Glass Cooking Pot”? Will Scott           Ignatian Prayer form led by Sr. Catherine Higgins. The
Ackerman pull-off the 3-Peat and get his name etched in    three evenings February 27th, March 5th and 12th,
history? Will Andy Samuto arise from retirement to re-     include praying with scripture, using Ignatian contem-
claim the #1 spot? Or will some new Iron Chef upset        plation, learning discernment and the role of the Exa-
them all? This event is open to all men over 21 years of   men. All are welcome! The cost of the series is $30.
age. You do not need to bring chili, just an appetite,     Contact Chris Hespenheide for further information or
cleansed palate and a bottle of Tums. Please RSVP to       to           register,       724-776-3356            or
Greg Vitale at or 724-816-3385.  

                                                                   Mr. Brian and Mrs. Michele Connellan
                                                                         Mr. Joseph and Mrs. Kristi
           March 3 OR 10, 2012 (Saturdays)                            Dr. and Mrs. Kenneth Molinero
     First Reconciliation (10:00 a.m. or 1:00 p.m.)                 Mr. Michael and Mrs. Jamie Sundo

               March 18, 2012 (Sunday)
         2:00 p.m. Confirmation Afternoon of               WEDNESDAY MORNING WOMEN’S BIBLE STUDY:
                     Reflection                            Come join us for our Lenten Bible Study on “Job”. This
                                                           series will last six weeks. Study sets are available at
            March 24 OR 31, 2012 (Saturdays)               the parish office, or you can get them at the study. For
                 10:00 a.m. - Jesus Day                    more information, please contact Chris Hespenheide
                (Second Grade Students)                    at 724-776-3356 or
              April 14, 2012 (Saturday)
        Confirmation (10:00 am and 1:00 pm)

with past retreatants after Masses this weekend and
next. Find out what a retreat is all about and how you      We welcome into our parish family these infants who
too can benefit from just a weekend getting closer to                   were recently Baptized:
God. Reservations/deposit of $50 needed by February
                                                                        Isabelle Grace Bernacki
28th. Retreat dates March 23-25. We carpool to Saint
                                                                  Daughter of Anne and Henry Bernacki III
Paul of the Cross, Southside. See our flyer and bro-
chure/reg form (select Bulletins &
Events). Info.: Monica Palmer 724 625-3163; Judy
Langdon 724 625-2521.
                                                           KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS: Congratulations to the
                                                                      Knights of Columbus Free Throw Champi-
richment program, Couples of Faith, is beginning a new
                                                                      onship DISTRICT winners! The District
program called Christian Family Movement. This well-
                                                                      Competition was held on February 18th, and
established Catholic-centered series consists of four to
                                                                      Saint Kilian Parish was well represented by
six couples meeting in each other’s homes. If you
                                                           several of our Council Champs. The following District
missed the Introductory session last Saturday, we en-
                                                           Champions will be representing our parish at the Re-
courage you to Register on our website as soon as pos-
                                                           gional Free Throw Championship on March 3rd at St.
sible so that we can place you in a group for our first
                                                           Joseph High School in Natrona Heights: GIRLS: Madi-
weekend on March 10th. You can call Gerry and Lori
                                                           son McDonough (age 12) BOYS: Kyle Shaffer (age 12)
Crowley at 724-898-2106, or email them at gcrow-
                                                           and Jake Smithco (age 13). Best of luck as our “Gang For more information, visit our
                                                           of 3” moves on to the next level!
website under Ministries> Marriage Ministries> Christian
Family Movement.
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                                                                       MUSIC CORNER             By David Dreher
 THE "EDGE” (Grades 5-8): Our next EDGE evening will               As we begin the season of Lent we are called to
 be on Tuesday, March 6th from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.              renew our covenant relationship with God. Psalm
 FISH FRY HELP NEEDED! We are encouraging our                      25 Your Ways O Lord, is our prayer that we might
 Middle and High School Youth and their families to be-            give ourselves over to this purpose of Lent. It
 come involved with the Fish Fry on Friday, March 2nd.             expresses our willingness to receive the life and
 To sign up please follow the instructions located under           salvation God is offering us. It is the first psalm in
 Annual Fish Fry in this bulletin.                                 the Hebrew Psalter to speak about the covenant.
                                                                   It is chosen for the responsorial psalm this Sun-
 N.E.T. Middle School Retreat. (Grades 7 & 8): LAST                day because the covenant is an important motif in
 CALL! The Secretariat for Catholic Education and the              the readings of the day. Lent is a familiar time to
 Department for Youth and Young Adult Ministry will be             most of us and so too, much of the music will be
 sponsoring a Middle School Retreat on March 3-4, 2012             familiar because we pray better when we are re-
 in cooperation with NET Ministries (              laxed and comfortable with the material. As we
 The retreat will be held at the Gilmary Center                    look Beyond the Days to the Time of Fulfillment,
 ( The Middle school overnight              let us Turn to the Living God on our journey with
 retreat is for young people in grades 7-8. Each retreat will      the Lord Out into the Wilderness. We repent and
 provide participants with a more intense retreat experi-          ask our Father to Be Merciful, O Lord as we jour-
 ence by taking them out of their regular environment and          ney towards the waters of Baptism at Easter. Let
 helping them to think more seriously about their relation-        us invite all to join us as we Return to God.
 ship with God. The overall theme of both the overnight
 and weekend retreat is “Made to Be”. Cost per person is           Our various choirs will be at the following Masses:
 $80.00 which includes overnight accommodations and all
 meals. Please make checks payable to “Saint Kilian Par-           Children’s Choir: February 26th @ 10:30 am
 ish.” You must respond by Monday, February 27th, 2012
 for the Middle School Retreat. Space is Limited. Please           Adult Choir:       February 25th @ 4:00 pm
 let Anthony Bradley know if you want to participate.                                 March 3rd @ 4:00 pm
 LOVE WALK FOR THE POOR – A Thank you from                                            March 11th @ 10:30 am
 Catholic Charities… To all of the youth from Saint Kilian
 Parish who participated in the “Love Walk for the Poor”           Youth Bell Choir: March 11th @ 12:15 pm
 on February 12, I extend my heartfelt gratitude to you on
 behalf of those we serve at Catholic Charities. Your pres-        Adult Bell Choir: March 4th @ 10:30 am
 ence at the Mass, your participation in the walk, and your
 generous donation of diapers and baby care items was a            Ringem Chimes: March 18th @ 10:30 am
 beautiful sight and a witness to the glory and honor of                          & 12:15 pm
 God! May you be blessed this Lenten season and al-
 ways. To learn more about Catholic Charities and how              For more information regarding rehearsals please
 we help our neighbors in need, visit ---           contact David Dreher 724-625-1665 x2113 or
 Susan Rauscher, Executive Director.                               email:

 C.Y.M. YOUNG MEN’S BASKETBALL: This coming                     SERVICE OPPORTUNITY: Our next visit to the Light-
 Sunday, February 26th, the Saint Kilian “White” has a          house Food Bank is Thursday, March 8th, from 4:30 pm
 “Bye” week. They do not have a game. However, we do            to 7:30 pm. If you are interested please contact Anthony.
 ask players and their families to come along and support
 the “Green” team who will be playing Saint Fidelis Team        HIGH SCHOOL YOUTH PILGRIMAGE TO BALTI-
 1 at 2:00 pm at Butler Catholic High School. Our next          MORE: Young People in Grade 9-12 are invited to take
 practice is on Wednesday, February 29nd, at 9:00 pm.           part in a Diocesan Spiritual journey to the Basilica of the
 SEMINARIANS VISIT YOUTH MINISTRY: On March                     National Shrine of the Assumption of the Blessed
 the 4th we will have two young men currently in Saint          Virgin Mary in Maryland on Friday, March 30th, 2012.
 Paul’s Seminary visit us. Joseph Farren and Adam Potter        The day will include a stop at the Archdiocesan Catholic
 will be coming to our Lifeteen group and sharing their         Center, Catholic Relief Services, and sightseeing around
 faith journey with us. We warmly invite as many of our         the inner harbor. Cost is $65 per person which includes
 youth in Grades 8-12 to join us! Mr. Bill Wesley will also     cost of transport, refreshments on bus and a Fish Fry
 be leading us in song on the night. Please do let Anthony      meal. Please contact Anthony Bradley if you are interest-
 know if you are able to attend.                                ed in attending.
Page Six                                       FINANCIAL INFORMATION                                     February 26, 2012

         Second Century Campaign                                        Saint Kilian Parish
    Building On Our Heritage, Envisioning the Future                   Master Plan Time Table
Report as of Sunday, February 18, 2012
                                                               Phase One, Parish Center
Total Donated as of 2/12/2012               $8,320,822.06      Site Preparation                                Spring, 2007
Donations on 2/18/2012                         $12,328.17      Construction Begun                           Summer, 2007
                                                               Parish Center Completed                     September, 2011
Total                                       $8,333,150.23      Debt Reduction on Phase One                      2012-2015

                                                               Phase Two, New Church
                                                               Initial Study and Envisioning                       2011-2013
Balance Due on Pledges                      $3,801,572.31      Diocesan Consultation on Building Plan                   2014
                                                               Concept Design of New Church                        2014-2015
1,662 families have made generous gifts and/or pledg-          New Church Campaign Begins                               2015
es to the campaign thus far. Thank you!! For our cam-          New Church Completion                                    2017
paign to be successful all 3,024 families must partici-
                                                                                 Financial Report 2/18/12
             ***Parish Debt as of 1/31/12
                                                                      Number of Envelope Packets Distributed:
Loan Balance 6/30/11                       $11,013,113.75
                                                                                            Envelopes             Amount
Accumulated Interest                          $684,115.85
                                                              Regular Offertory                   508             $12,765.00
Total Indebtedness on 6/30/11              $11,697,229.60
                                                              Regular Offertory not in envelopes                   $2,867.76
Interest July, 2011—January, 2012             $277,463.04
Payments through January 31, 2012            ($397,259.54)    Children’s Envelopes                                   $156.13

Balance as of January 31, 2012             $11,577,433.10     Total                                               $15,788.89
                                                                             Parish Share 2012 Report
  *** The above table will be updated monthly as our loan
  statement is received from the diocese. Now that the        Donations through 2/12/12                                   $0.00
  Parish Center Building is completed, all contributions to
  the Second Century Campaign will be applied to our          Contributed on 2/18/12                               $3,185.00
                                                              Total                                                $3,185.00
                                                              2012 Diocesan Assigned Goal                       ($169,102.00)
        ELECTRONIC GIVING THROUGH                             Amount Still Needed                               ($165,917.00)
              FAITH DIRECT
Saint Kilian Parish is now offering the convenience            Mass Attendance           February       Min.      Max.
of electronic giving through Faith Direct. Electron-                                                                      Aver-
ic giving is our preferred method of receiving your
gift at Saint Kilian Parish since it saves us the cost of     Sat.   4:00 p.m.             596          305       1,546    500
envelopes and postage. If you would like to enroll in
                                                              Sat.   5:30 p.m.             393           98       584      338
electronic giving, please fill out the Faith Direct En-
rollment form at the Faith Direct website at                  Sun. 7:30 a.m.               228          159       610      234 (available now) and use our
                                                              Sun. 9:00 a.m.               348          242      1,754     468
parish code PA191 to enroll in our electronic giving
program. If you have any questions about the Faith            Sun. 10:30 a.m.              651          265      2,548     683
Direct program or about setting up your account,              Sun. 12:15 p.m.              654          285      1,210     533
don’t hesitate to call Faith Direct at 866-507-8757
                                                              Sun. 5:30 p.m.               291           91        539     298
(toll-free) or you may use email
                                                              TOTAL                       3,161         1,445    8,791    3,054
Page Seven                                                                                    February 26, 2012

               SCHOOL CORNER                                        SCHOOL CORNER (cont’d)
 ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION: Playoffs and tourna-               SEVENTH GRADERS: The seventh grade has
 ments are here! Congratulations to the squads            been working hard this February. Math class is pre-
 moving forward in the playoffs and we wish each of       paring the future entrepreneurs with applications of
 you the best of luck in the various rounds of the        percent's, sales tax, tips and finding percent's of
 playoffs. For those attending tournaments, play          mark ups and discounts. The pre-algebra students
 your heart out and represent our parish and school       are working with the distributive property, like terms
 with pride as you have done for the entire season.       and variables on both sides of the equation. The
                                                          sciences classes have been booming with activity
 Soccer announcements will be coming out shortly as       on their Science Fair projects. Interesting facts
 we are waiting to here from the Diocese Coordinator      about liquids have been tested while learning about
 how the layout will be for this coming spring soccer     fluid viscosity and how it relates to volcanoes. In
 season. Our registrations were very strong and we        Social Studies, the students are working on a re-
 thank you for registering your athletes to assist the    search project dealing with the amendments to the
 program.                                                 constitution. They are also beginning the study of
                                                          the first Presidency and the exciting changes occur-
 Next year we will be all electronic and a bit more
                                                          ring in the country at that time. Reading class is
 streamlined in nature (minus the physician's form).
                                                          moving through "Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry", by
 We did a test with the process for the last sports
                                                          Mildred Taylor. The students are gaining an under-
 season and we will roll out the new forms and sys-
                                                          standing of the Civil Rights Movement through the
 tem for the 2012/2013 school year which will benefit
                                                          course of this book. On a similar note, English
 all of us as we continue to grow with our programs.
                                                          class has finished up AMAZING adjectives. YOU
 Have a great week ahead!                                 can bet they will do great with pronouns as
                                                          well. Religion class has been preparing for the
                                                          Lenten Season. We will be attending Stations of
                                                          the Cross each week leading up to Easter.

                 GO CELTICS!                              Have a blessed Lenten Season from the seventh

 the upc portion of the label and send it in, it’s that
 easy. Our school earns points for school supplies
 and products. Bring them in to the Campbell’s con-
 tainers near the worship space or the front desk.
 New this year! Register your Giant Eagle Ad-             TARGET PROFITS FOR OUR SCHOOL: Here is
 vantage     Card     on     the    following  website    another way you can help our school raise mon-          With    ey...It is Target's program called Take Charge of
 every qualifying item you purchase at Giant Eagle        Education. When you use your REDcard (Target
 using your advantage card, the school will earn one      Visa Credit Card, Target Credit Card or Target
 bonus point. In addition, you can still clip and save    Check Card) Target will donate up to 1% of your
 the upc and we will get those points, too, essentially   purchases to the school of your choice! Simply go
 doubling our points on every purchase. Don’t delay,      to or call 1-800-316-6142 and des-
 register your card today, it is super easy.              ignate St. Kilian with code #125825 (if you search
                                                          by zip code the school is still listed under the old zip
                                                          code - 16046). We received a check for over $200
                                                          for just 6 months of activity! Thanks so much to
                                                          those who are already participating! If you haven't
                                                          yet designated your REDcard for St. Kilian, please
                                                          take a moment to do so and pass this on to your
                                                          family and friends! If you have any questions,
                                                          please      contact   Amy       Lipscomb      at   alip-
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                Scriptural Readings                                             LOOKING AHEAD:
                                                                           Saturday, March 24, 2012
  Monday:          Lv 19:1-2, 11-18; Mt 25:31-46                        Spring Luncheon Fashion Show
  Tuesday:         Is 55:10-11; Mt 6:7-15
  Wednesday:       Jon 3:1-10; Lk 11:29-32                                    Sunday, April 8, 2012
  Thursday:        Est C:12, 14-16, 23-25; Mt 7:7-12                              Easter Sunday
  Friday:          Ez 18:21-28; Mt 5:20-26                                  Saturday, April 14, 2012
  Saturday:        Dt 26:16-19; Mt 5:43-48                           Sacrament of Confirmation, 10:00 a.m.
  Sunday:          Gn 22:1-2, 9a, 10-13, 15-18;                                   and 1:00 p.m.
                   Ps 116; Rom 8:31b-34; Mk 9:2-10                          Saturday, April 28, 2012
                                                                            Dinner Dance and Auction
 CARING QUILT MINISTRY: The Caring Quilt Ministry's                          Saturday, May 12, 2012
 next work day is Saturday, March 10. For anyone who                           Mother’s Day Brunch
 has been wondering but hasn't stopped in, please feel                 Friday-Saturday, May 18-19, 2012
 free to do so. No pressure. It's a great time to ask                    Marriage Preparation Program
 questions, observe then go home and see if it's
                                                                              Sunday, May 27, 2012
 something you would like to do. The best answers                               Pentecost Sunday
 come from the newest members. The most precious gift
 is decorated squares and to do it as a family would be a              Monday-Friday, June 18-22, 2012
 great Lenten activity. As we enter into the season of                         Vacation Bible Camp
 Lent and are reminded of the sacrifices Jesus made for                  (Registration begins April 16th)
 us - let us use our time and talent to help others. You               Monday—Friday, July 9-13, 2012
 can contact Betsy Pfendler at 724-766-7435 or                         Summer CCD Program. Grades 5-8                                               (Registration begins May 1st)
                                                                           Saturday, August 4, 2012
 REMEMBER IN YOUR PRAYERS: Please pray for the                               Clothes Rummage Sale
 following friends and family of Saint Kilian parishioners
                                                                           Sunday, August 19, 2012
 who are currently serving in the military: Brian Becker,
                                                                    Parish Picnic—Saint Kilian Parish Center
 Charles Caparoso, William Chlebowski, Laith Clemente,
 Seth Cornwell, Matthew Craska, Matthew Dick, Ryan
                                                                 Any questions with our upcoming events, please
 Duffy, John N. Dvorak, Mary D. Dvorak, Justin Fichter,
                                                                        call the parish center, ext. 2107.
 Scott Filsinger, Adam S. Foster, Kevin Friedl, Mary Ann
 Geise, Thomas E. Gentry Jr., Alan Gundlach, Danielle
 Steed Gundlach, Dakota Harbison, Dustin P. Hartman,
 Brian Hilliard, Kyle Hladik, Christopher Hudac,
 Christopher Iole,    Kurt Kushnereit, Timothy Larkin,       FOOD BANK ASSISTANCE:                  We welcome your
 Michael Lubarski, Dale Mahafkey, Gene Mamajek,                       donation of non-perishable items each
 Michael Manion, John Mashburn, Brandon Maseth,                       weekend. There is a special need for : pasta &
 Michael McCaffrey, Drew Niederriter, Anthony Nolla,                  sauce, “kid-friendly” cereals, canned fruits. They
 Shawn Palmer, T.J. Palmer, Glen Pegher, Anthony                      should be placed in the cart near the
 Piccioni, Glen Rodgers, Michael Ross, Scott Rossman,                 elevator. We will convey them to the food banks
 Drew Slanina, Luke Salter, Keith Schmocker, David           in the area to support those who are in need. Thank
 Smeigh, Callen Smerker, Shawn Spithaler, Zachary            you for your continued concern for our brothers and
 Sutter, Brian Thatcher, Michael Thatcher and Ray            sisters in need.

 40 DAYS FOR LIFE:             40 Days for Life Spring                     COURTESY NOTES
 Campaign kicked-off on Wednesday, February 22nd,
 with a prayer vigil taking place at Planned Parenthood in
 Pittsburgh from 7:00 am to 7:00 pm. This will take place    FR. SCOTT SEETHALER WOMEN’S LENTEN DAY
 every day through April 1. Saint Kilian Parish has two      OF REFLECTION:            A Women's Lenten Day of
 time slots in which you can join other parishioners there   Reflection, led by Father Scott Seethaler, Capuchin. Will
 to pray. They are Saturday, March 3rd from 11:00 am -       be held in Oldenski Hall at Saint Ferdinand Parish in
 3:00 pm and Saturday, March 24th from 7:00 am-11:00         Cranberry Twp. on Saturday, March 17th from 10:00
 am. Questions can be addressed to Lori Crowley at           a.m.- 2:00 p.m.. A donation of $15 is requested to or Ray Haskins at                 support the Anna Seethaler Hospital for the poor in                                     Oaxaca, Mexico. Do not register or pay at Saint
                                                             Ferdinand. To register and pay call: 412-682-6147.
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                                                                                                                A man wakes up after sleeping
                                                                                                                under an ADVERTISED blanket
                                                                                                                 on an ADVERTISED mattress
                                                                                                              and pulls off ADVERTISED pajamas
                                                                                                              bathes in an ADVERTISED shower
      Piazza Plaza, Cranberry                                            $10 Off w/Ad                         shaves with an ADVERTISED razor
     Banquet & Meeting Facility                                                                                         brushes his teeth
    Baptisms, Weddings, Funerals
 Showers, Communions, Anniversaries
                                                                 Don’t Suffer Anymore                            with ADVERTISED toothpaste
                                                                                                               washes with ADVERTISED soap
                                                                                                                                                        GOOD SHEPHERD
        (412) 492-3366                                            with Hemorrhoids!                              puts on ADVERTISED clothes
                                                                                                                           drinks a cup
                                                                                                                    of ADVERTISED coffee
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                                                                                                                                                           FREE EXAM W/AD
                                                                                                                                                               Dogs - Cats
        (724) 776-6455                                              In a 2 to 3 second office procedure,                  drives to work
                                                                                                                    in an ADVERTISED car                     Birds - Rabbits
                                                                             THEY ARE GONE!                               and then . . . .                  Ferrets - Reptiles
                                                                                                                     refuses to ADVERTISE
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                                                                                                                    Later if business is poor           (724) 776-PETS
                                                    BOARD CERTIFIED COLON & RECTAL SURGEON                        he ADVERTISES it for sale.         101 Fox Trot Dr., Mars
                                             105 Brandt Drive, Suite 202 • Cranberry Twp • 724-741-6020                WHY IS IT?         

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                                                                                                                                                                       A colorful Catholic ABC book
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                                                                                                                                                  Includes a glossary of questions to help adults
                                                                                                                                                  pass on their Catholic faith.
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                                                                                                                         Mon - Fri 8 am to 6 pm
       PSYCHIATRY TREATMENT OF                                                                                           Sat 8 am to 5 pm
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   I am available daily, evenings and on weekends.
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                             *24 Hours Nursing Care      Hobby Express Inc.
                             *Daily Activities              Come Visit Our New
                             *Rehab Services               Location At Cranberry
                                                         Commons (Target/Lowes)
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     A Secured Alzheimer’s/Dementia Facility                1713 Rt. 228
   Specializing in Personal Care for the Memory Impaired
                                                          (724) 779-2000
                                                                                                                                                     Michael D. Funovits
 500 Seven Fields Blvd., Mars, PA (724) 779-5020             Toys, Trains, Planes,
                                                                                                                                                                        Vice President
                    Employment Opportunities Available                         Trucks & Much More               Roofing Systems & Services                               P. O. Box 662
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                                                                                                                                                                    (p) 724.903.0020

                                                               Join the JS Paluch                                      • Commercial
                                                                                                                       • Residential
                                                                                                                       • Architectural
                                                                                                                                                                    (c) 866-245-2759
                                                                                                                                                                     (f) 724.903.0031
                                                                                                                         Sheet Metal
                                                                Ad Sales Team!
                                                                                                                       • Institutional                 

                                                                                                                            Carlos Mayer - Costa, M.D.
                                                                 Call Steve Nache                                                   • Accepting New Patients
                                                                  1.800.621.5197 x2757                                                   • Walk-in Care
 Seven Fields: 724-772-8180                                                                                                              724-631-0510
  Insurance for all your needs                                                                                               Conveniently located in
 Quote Online at                                                                      Rose E. Schneider YMCA BHS WholeHealth
 Conveniently Located Near SiBA Restaurant                                                                           2001 Ehrman Road, Suite 100
                                                                                                                                             Thomas W. Jackson, DMD
                                                                                                                                              Matthew J. Price, DDS
                                                                                                                                                Katie L. Hoak, DDS
                                                                                                               A DONATION WILL BE MADE TO THIS PARISH
                                                                                                                AT THE FIRST VISIT IN YOUR CHILD’S NAME

                                                                                                                                                                  20636 Rt. 19N
                                                                            1.800.255.3559                                                                       Cranberry Twp.
                                                                          Route 8 / 3 Miles South of Butler   National Accounts Welcome                          (724) 776-2886
490900 St Kilian Church (B)                                                                                 For Ads: J.S. Paluch Co., Inc. 1-800-945-6629
                  McDonald-Aeberli                                                                                 238 Crowe Ave.                                For all new Pre-paid, Pre-arranged

                            Funeral Home, Inc.                                                                     Mars, PA 16046                            Funerals opened with us, we will donate 5%
                                                                                                                                                             the amount of the service and merchandise
           John C. Hanovick, Supervisor & Parishioner                                                              724-625-2900                                you select to the church building fund.

   Jeffrey R. Hitchan, DMD            PROFESSIONAL LANDSCAPE
                                                                                    DOUGLAS E.
          Oral Surgeon                      SERVICE INC.
                                       Serving Our Green and Living World                                                                                                         Lawn and Shrub Care
     In Cranberry Since 1992
       9130 Marshall Road              Mulch & Gravel Sales, Landscaping             WEINRICH                                                                                    Retaining Walls • Patios
                                                                                                                                                                              Free Estimates • Fully Insured
                                       1232 Mars - Evans City Rd., Mars
           724-779-7999               Parishioner        (724) 538-0567            ATTORNEY AT LAW                                                                                  412-366-7956
Large Enough to Matter                 Network Not Working!                                 Since 1977
                                      Home Computer Needs Repair!
 Small Enough to Care                                                              • WILLS & LIVING TRUSTS
                                           CALL Robbie Yeager                                                                                                                         DISCOUNT BEER OUTLET
                                      Network & Computer Installation & Repair     • FAMILY LAW                                                                                       Dutilh Road • Cranberry
                                         Onsite Service - Telephone Support        • ESTATE PLANNING/                                                                                (724) 772-2600
                                      Web Page Design • Development & Hosting
                                      Reliable • Dependable • Parishioner
                                                                                   • INJURIES/ACCIDENTS
                                                                                   • REAL ESTATE
                                                                                   • GENERAL LITIGATION

      Zelienople                                                 Blinds
                                                                                   • BUSINESS LAW
                                                                                                                              • Experienced, High Level
     1-888-Get Ford                                              Shutters            724-625-3125                                    Radiologists
                     FREE In-Home Consultation Drapes                      107 Irvine St. • Mars                   • Impeccable Imaging Quality
                                                                                                                              • Cutting-Edge Reporting
Cameron Jones • Proprietor 724-234-4311                Window Tint       
                                                                                    Lawrence S. Han, DPM                      • Patient-Focused Service
                                                     DR. JOE STOFKO              PODIATRIC MEDICINE & SURGERY
                                                                                                                                   P: 724-935-6200
                                                       ORTHODONTIST                      (724) 553-5706                            F: 724-935-6250
                                                                                     Cranberry Professional Park
                                                                                                                           Frank Madonna, M.D. Director & Parishioner
                                                                                       Building 401 Suite 250
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                                        Free Exam and Consultation                                                            and Present It The Next Time You
                                       5351 Route 8, Gibsonia, PA                        Home Remodeling                      Patronize One of Our Advertisers
                                      Across From North Park Clubhouse                FREE In-Home Estimates
                                                                                 Design Consultation 1-888-610-2215
                                      (724) 443-5300                                 Pat Gallagher - Parishioner

                                                                                                                           Thank you for advertising in
                                                                                    Butler’s Diamond Family Since 1949         our church bulletin.
                                                                                 524 Northpointe Circle • Seven Fields    I am patronizing your business
                                                                                 724-591-5776 (Next to Siba Restaurant)           because of it!

                                      201 Grand Avenue • Mars                         724-772-8800                                                                      DEVLIN
                                                                                  Mark B. Devlin, Supervisor                                                            FUNERAL HOME
                                            724-625-9130                             2678 Rochester Rd.                                                                of Cranberry
                                            724-625-9190                          Cranberry Twp, PA 16066                                              
                        To See:                 Consider Remembering                                                           Leonard P. Crawford
                     Jay Bullie
                         Agent                  Your Parish in Your Will.
           (724) 625-3588                          For further information,          Self Storage                          Heating and Air Conditioning
  State Farm Insurance Companies
   Home Offices: Bloomington, IL                 please call the Parish Office. ✴ 2 MONTHS FREE RENT
                                                                                 ✴ NEW CUSTOMERS ONLY
                                                                                   - CALL FOR DETAILS
                                                                                                                                Sales & Service
                COULTER & GRAHAM LLP                                             ✴ CLIMATE CONTROLLED
                         ATTORNEYS AT LAW                                        ✴ CARPETED UNITS
                                                                                     922 Brush Creek Rd.
                                                                                                                             (724) 898-2121
    800 Cranberry Woods Drive, Suite 100, Cranberry Township, PA 16066
                            724-776-6644                                                724-742-9996                                   Parishioner
    Donald P. Graham         Parishioners         Matthew F. Marshall        

 CUSTOM MARBLE                                               Unique Hair
                                                           Designs & Nails
                                                                                                                                                                         Edward R. Robison D.D.S.
                                                                                                                                                                          - General Dentistry -
                                                          547 Beaver St. Ext.
   & GRANITE                                                    Mars
                                                                                                                                                                         Cranberry Professional Park
                                                                                                                                                                           Bldg. 101, Rt. 19 at Rochester
  Countertops, Vanities & More                                                                                                                  (724) 776-4250
    Select your own slabs                                                                                                                                                CRANBERRY SUPPLY CO.
     724-482-0144                                                                                                                                                        Mulch • Top Soil • Building Supplies
                                                                                                                                                                              (724) 776-1610                                                                                                                                               Rowan Rd. Cranberry Twp., PA
  Rt 68, Butler across from Honda                                                                                                                                         Johnny McClymonds, Parishioner

 DILTS ENTERPRISES                                                                                                                                                       DR. WALT SCHRATZ
• Electrical Contractors                                                                                                                                       Orthodontist
• Emg. Home Stand By Generators
• Garage Door Contractors
                                                                                                                                                          Dentistry for Kids Bldg.
        “Genie Door Openers”
                                      7001 Crider Road Mars, PA                                    724-778-8700                                           Cranberry 724-772-9688
• Remodeling                                                                                                                                       A Donation will be made to this
   Decks - Roofs - Kitchens - Baths                                                                              Mike J. Sradomski, D.M.D.
  Windows - Doors - Siding - Floors                                                                                                                    Parish at the first visit
                                                                                                                 Family Dentistry - Parishioner
          Res. - Comm. - Ind.                                                                                                                          in your Child’s Name
           No Job Too Small                                                                                     1325 Freedom Rd.    (724) 776-5151
                                                                                                                   Across from Cranberry Mall            Invisálign Braces
 Zelienople       (724) 452-7644                                                                                 Serving Cranberry Since 1982              Kids & Adults
490900 St Kilian Church (A)                                                                                                     For Ads: J.S. Paluch Co., Inc. 1-800-945-6629

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