June 10, 2012
St. Elizabeth Ann Seton The Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ
Mission Statement READINGS FOR NEXT WEEK
Ex. 24, 3-8
We, the Roman Catholic Parish of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, are an
Heb. 9, 11-15
all-embracing, diverse Christian community who warmly welcomes
Mark 14: 12-16, 22-26 (168)
everyone to join us. We draw closer to God and one another through
worship, which nourishes us for service to our brothers and sisters.
We choose to combine our many gifts to teach, celebrate, evangelize, ADULT FORMATION
help those in need and proclaim the Gospel of Jesus in word and deed. Anita Wood - 322-6430x 314
The Bible Reflection Group will meet Tuesday, at 7:00pm
in the DeSales conference room.
NOTES FROM FR. ROGER
THOUGHT OF THE WEEK – When a friend is in
MENSAJE DE PADRE ROGER trouble, don’t annoy him by asking if there is anything you
This weekend the Church throughout the world can do. Think up something appropriate and do it.
celebrated the Solemnity of the Body and Blood of Christ. -Edgar Watson Howe
At other times in history, it was known as Corpus Christi
Sunday. The title and choice of words are not as
important at the Mystery that is celebrated.
At each Eucharistic Liturgy, the Presence of Jesus in truly
with us. It is the Eucharist that creates us and defines us 24th ANNUAL CARNIVAL NEWS!
as a community of faith. We have been called by God, This year’s family carnival is scheduled for July 16th-21st.
through the waters of Baptism, to celebrate this mystery The carnival committee will begin volunteer sign-ups
often and to live it always. starting the weekend of June 9th-10th. As in the past you
can sign up in the gathering space with one of the
committee members, or this year you will have the option
Parents and Guardians…thank you for sharing our great of signing up via a computer set up in the gathering space
faith tradition with your children and with the young. or at your convenience at home through our website.
Your example is what allows the faith to grow and to Also, look for a bulletin insert to follow shortly with
continue. another alternative way of signing up. Please remember
with all of these choices that you only choose one and not
Remember that each Wednesday morning from 9 to 10
am, in the Chapel, there is Eucharistic Adoration. Please As always, the carnival is only as successful as the people
come and spend a few moments in prayer before our that help make it happen, and that is you! We, the
Lord. This is an ancient prayer form and we are blest to committee are amazed by the generous amount of time
be able to experience this here at Seton. and skill that each of you offer every year. We look
forward to seeing each of you the week of July 16th. If you
Congratulations to Parish Council members, newly elected: have any questions, please feel free to contact Deb Quinn
Rose Crawford, Charlie Mariano & Melanie Jones. at 302-449-2855. Advance Mega Passes will be $35 and
Muchas gracias a todos por hacer La Iglelsia de Seton sea Tickets are $10 for a strip of 16. They will go on sale June
un lugar de esperanza! 9th.
MASS INTENTIONS 2012 Confirmation Program - Reminders:
Saturday, June 9 Parents if you have not sent in your packets for the
retreat, please do so.
5:00pm Norma Truban
Retreat- date and details will be distributed during May’s
Sunday, June 10
Session. The weekend retreat will be held Sept. 7-9th. So
7:30am Margaret Topolosky be sure to mark your calendars and save the date.
9:15am Mary Kawejsza 2012 Confirmation Mass will be held on Saturday October
20, 2012 at 5pm Mass. Question regarding confirmation
11:00am Carlota Abril & Regina Newcomb
should be directed to Mary Holmburg x104.
Monday, June 11
Parish Community, please pray for our young Candidates
8:30am Mr. & Mrs. Peter Gigliotti
as they prepare for this upcoming blessing.
Tuesday, June 12
7:00pm John & Cecilia Drupieski & Cordell Ambrose
Wednesday, June 13
8:30am David A. Hughes VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL JUNE 18TH/ 22TH -
Thursday, June 14 Vacation Bible School Where Everything is Possible with
8:30am Ann Mackay
Come along for a soaring, spectacular, sky-high VBS
Saturday, June 16 adventure! At SKY VBS, kids discover that by trusting
5:00pm For the Fathers of the Parish God, everything is possible! Your kids will also participate
in hands on project called Operation Kid to Kid that will
Sunday, June 17 lets the kids in our community protect the world with
7:30am For the Fathers of the Parish God’s love. So Kids, gets ready to Soar the Sky, we are
looking forward to Flying High with you…VBS will be
9:15am For the Fathers of the Parish June 18-22 from 9am-12:30pm daily. The registration
11:00am For the Fathers of the Parish Deadline was May 31, extended to June 3, if you have
missed the opportunity and was hoping to register
RELIGIOUS EDUCATION your child, call Mary Holmburg x104 to see if there
Theresa Burke, ext. 102 are any spots open.
Teens and Adults are a BIG PART of our success… You
2012-2013 Registration Forms have been handed out at too can be a part of making it possible by volunteering
our weekly classes. Forms are also available in the your time, energy, or donate supplies.
Formation Center Office, from the Religious Education We are in need of the following:
Information bin on the wall in the Gathering Space or at People Needs- Teen & Adult Crew Leaders sign-up forms
www.setonparish.net. A late fee will be charged for can be found in the gathering space. All Adult and Teens
any form turned in after June 15th, so get them in Crew Leaders need to fill out a volunteer registration form
early! and turn them in ASAP. On Monday June 11, there will
be an Adult and Teen volunteer Meeting held at 7pm
SETON’S YOUTH MINISTRY
in the Formation Center. All Adults and teen signed
Mary Holmburg Ext. 104 up to work VBS Must attend this training meeting.
Mary.Holmburg@setonparish.net Tomorrow night!
Another GREAT year in Youth Ministry!
Supply Needs – Blue Jell-O mix, Hershey Kisses Starburst
Looking forward to 2012/2013. Hope to find you here! candies, Lifesavers Individually wrapped, vanilla ice cream
Registration forms and the activity calendar will be cups, root beer soda, sandwich size zip lock bags, gallon-
available in the gathering space the end of August. sized bags, marshmallow fluff, Hershey chocolate syrup,
pretzel sticks, 16oz blue plastic cups, plastic spoons,
Service Opportunities Vacation Bible School – Set napkins, 8oz drinking cups, small(foam or plastic) plates,
Design June 11-15 high school students only. Call to Hand Wipes, and Baby Wipes.. Item drop off box will be
register X104 leave message. located in the gathering space. Youth Ministry thanks you
for your support…
VBS Camp Week – June 18-22 8am-1pm each day.
Carnival – July 14 & 15 set up. Carnival Week- July 16-22
5-10pm YM Booths.
YMLC- Youth Ministry Leadership Committee
Adult and Youth representing the multiple facets of the MEMORIAL MASS for Dave D’ Amico will be
parish life gathered at the same table to discuss ideas, plan offered on Tuesday, June 12th at 7 o’clock pm in the main
for responding to the needs of our young people, and church at the request of the choir. Dave was member of
strategizing ways to best engage young people in the life of the choir for over a decade, playing drums and singing for
the parish. If you are interested in joining this committee, hundreds of liturgies and concerts.
contact Mary Holmburg, Coordinator of Youth Ministry. Dave journeyed to the Lord on May 17, 2012. He will be
deeply missed by the choir members and musicians. The
choir extends an invitation to all parishioners, especially
present and former choir members and musicians who
Brother Knights, our next meeting will be Tuesday, June could not attend his daytime funeral, to come and
12th, in the chapel. celebrate his life and contributions to our parish.
To all men in the Parish interested in learning what the FOOD PANTRY NEWS: There continues to be
Knights do and about joining our Organization, please call increased demand on the food pantry. The food pantry
Mike Garko, Grand Knight, @ 836-6007. Thank you has been supporting between 40 - 50 families per month.
With school ending, we anticipate the need for lunch
KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS SCHOLARSHIPS The supplies to increase in the next few months. At this time
Knights of Columbus will award 2, $500 scholarships to we would greatly appreciate if parishioners could support
young parishioners attending a Catholic grade school or our food pantry by providing canned meat or tuna, cereal,
high school this fall. Applications are available in the peanut butter and jelly, canned fruit, pork and beans,
Gathering space. Applications must be received by June 9 tomato sauce. Thanks as always for your generosity.
and must have a copy of the latest report card and a
recommendation from a teacher or adult coach. SETON 50+ YEAR END GATHERING
MEETINGS OF THE WEEK If you are 50+ please come and celebrate with us on
Friday June 15th @ 6:00PM in the church hall the end of
6:00pm Mon. June 11 50+ Officers the 2011-2012 50+ gatherings. We will be supplying hot
7:00pm Mon. June 11 Carnival Meeting dogs and hamburgers. Side dishes were assigned at the last
gathering but if you are attending and need to know what
7:00pm Mon. June 11 Liturgy Committee to bring......Please call Joann Atkinson @836-4984.
7:00pm Tues. June 12 Bible Reflection Remember when bringing an item it needs to feed at least
7:30pm Tues. June 12 K of C
We had a great time at the Blue Rocks game.....Thanks to
7:30pm Tues. June 12 Adult Choir all who have supported our functions this year. We are
7:00pm Wed. June 13 Baptism Class looking forward to a bigger and better 2012-2013 for the
group with some new creative ideas.
1:15pm Thur. June 14 Crochet Group
FYI-We will be having a trip to the Sands Casino 10/27.
6:00pm Fri. June 15 Seton 50+ Cost $28 and there will be 20 slot dollars back and a $5
7:30pm Fri. June 15 Filipiniana Choir food coupon. We are taking reservations now with
payment due by end of August.. This is open to the
whole parish 21 years or older. Reservations are on a first
PARISH STEWARDSHIP REPORT come basis. These trips always fill up fast. We only
Offertory 6/03/12 $11,731.00 have few seats left. For reservations please contact me,
Mortgage Reduction $ 1,762.55 Pat Taylor, 378-3170, or e mail firstname.lastname@example.org
FOSTER FAMILIES - Each day there are over 850
“As each one has received a gift, use it to serve one other children in Delaware who need foster families to keep
as good stewards of God’s varied grace…so that in all them safe and nurture them during a very difficult time in
things God may be glorified.” 1Peter 4: 10-11 their lives. In addition, there is a need for respite families.
The Catholic community of Delaware and other faith
Thank you for your continued support. groups are joining Delaware Lieutenant Governor, Matt
Denn to help find foster homes for these children. If you
CLEANING CORP – Team “A” is scheduled for Friday, would like to learn how you can open your heart and home
June 15th at 9am. to a Delaware child in need, visit