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					ST. JOHN FRANCIS REGIS CATHOLIC CHURCH                                                                            HOLLYWOOD, MD

                                                                             To everything there is a season and a time to every
                                                                                          purpose under heaven…
                                                                                           “A time to be born…”
                                                                                     A time to die, a time to mourn…”
                                                                                  and a time to embrace, a time to love…”
                                                                                              A time to heal…
                                                                               Richard Law, Marie Lefebvre, Mary Ann Marshall,
                                                                           Donald Mattingly, Michelle McBride, Peggy McGahagan,
                                                                              Maria McGuigan, Debbie Meagher, Dorothy Miller,
                                                                       Natalie Miller, Pat Modlin, Barbara Montgomery, Doug Morgan,
  Jesus said to them, "Amen, amen, I say to you, unless you eat                 Ronnie Murphy, Lawrence Neale, Kristie Nelson,
the flesh of the Son of Man and drink his blood, you do not have               Lillian F. Norris, Mary Lou Norris, Ronnie Norris,
 life within you. Whoever eats my flesh and drinks my blood has           Corrine Pearson, Barbara Pilkerton, John & Ethel Pilkerton,
 eternal life, and I will raise him on the last day. For my flesh is    Betty Purple, Wayne Putnam, Hannah Rainer, Melissa Russell,
        true food, and my blood is true drink." - Jn 6:53-55               Suzanne Saurel, Shirley Johnson Sellner, Ray Schmidt Sr,
                                                                        Philip Scriber Sr, Charlotte Silva, John Smith, Rosemary Smith,
Readings for the Week of August 19, 2012                               Nettie Stevens, Linda Swarey, Danny Sweeney, Nancy Szewczyk,
Sunday:          Prv 9:1-6/Eph 5:15-20/Jn 6:51-58                         Clara Mae Thomas, Rhonda Tippett, William J. Trainor Sr,
Monday:          Ez 24:15-24/Mt 19:16-22                                James Wallace, Sunny Wallace, Ronnie Ward, Johnny Wathen,
                                                                                      Eleanor Wood and Luzina Yorkshire
Tuesday:         Ez 28:1-10/Mt 19:23-30
Wednesday:       Ez 34:1-11/Mt 20:1-16                                          …and a time of war, and a time of peace…”
Thursday:        Ez 36:23-28/Mt 22:1-14                                          SPC James M. Adkins, Ray Alvey, USMC;
                                                                             CPL Kyle Bennett, USA; LTJG David Berlin, USN;
Friday:          Rv 21:9b-14/Jn 1:45-51
                                                                        Cpl. Matthew Burgan, USMC; PFC James Kelly Butler, USA;
Saturday:        Ez 43:1-7b/Mt 23:1-12
                                                                        SrA Gregory M. Casanova, USAF; PVC Martin Celino, USA;
Next Sunday: Jos 24:1-2a, 15-17, 18b/Eph 5:21-32
                                                                       PV1 Emmanuel Charlote, USA; Christopher Scott Childers, USA,
                                                                                       SPC Michael J. Choffy, USA
                                                                              And God has put the timeless into their hearts…
                                                                                              Ecclesiastes 3:11

                                                                                         Upcoming Second Collections
SUNDAY, AUGUST 19, 20th Sunday in Ordinary Time
        7:00AM       St. John’s Parish                                         August 19        Summer Appeal
        9:00AM       James C. Butler+ & Richard G. Butler+                     August 25        Sisters of Charity of Nazareth
        11:30AM      Edward McCall+
MONDAY, AUGUST 20, St. Bernard
        8:00AM       Erin Sutton+
        8:00AM       Gilbert Greenwell+
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 22, The Queenship of the Blessed                                    The floral arrangement on the altar is in loving
Virgin Mary                                                                                             memory of
        8:00AM       Jimmy Abell+
THURSDAY, AUGUST 23, St. Rose of Lima                                                         Maria Stefko Turner
        8:00AM       Webster Tippett+                                                 from her loving sister Linda Greer and family.
FRIDAY, AUGUST 24, St. Bartholomew
        8:00AM       Joseph G. Tippett+
SATURDAY, AUGUST 25, St. Louis, St. Joseph Calasanz
        8:00AM       Mary Ann Bassford+
        5:00PM       Claire & Marc Kernisan+
SUNDAY, AUGUST 26, 21st Sunday in Ordinary Time
        7:00AM       Marvin R. Marks+
        9:00AM       St. John’s Parish
        11:30AM      Catherine R. Dorsey+
                                          TWENTIETH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
                                                                        There will be no donut social on August 19th because of the
Low Gluten (LG) Hosts – We are pleased to be able to offer LG           Parish Picnic.
Hosts as an option for communion. While we keep the tradition
that altar bread must contain wheat, we found a LG option for           The next Knights of Columbus breakfast will be September
those suffering from celiac and other similar diseases. The LG          2nd. See you there!
hosts we use contain less than 0.01% gluten. If you would like to
receive the LG host during communion, please stop by the sacristy
10 minutes before Mass and let the sacristan know. The LG host          Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA)
will be on a separate Paten and will be available to you from either    RCIA is forming and will begin at 7:00 PM on Tuesday September
of the center aisle communion ministers. If you would like              11th in the St. Jude room in the Msgr. Harris Hall. All persons
additional information on the product we use please visit:              interested in becoming Catholic or Catholic adults who wish to be                               confirmed are encouraged to attend. Any adult, whether Catholic
                                                                        or not, who wishes further instruction in the teachings of the
                                                                        Catholic Church including the Bible, Church history and many
                                                                        other religious topics is welcome to attend. There is no obligation
                                                                        for those attending to become Catholic. The RCIA process will
Religious Education Registration                                        continue year-round. Those who have successfully completed the
Registration has started for Religious Education online at              process and wish to become Catholic will be officially welcomed Please sign up now! We look             into the Church at the Easter Vigil. For further information,
forward to an exciting year. If you have any questions, please          contact Deacon Lou Koeniger at 301-904-3137 or the parish office
email Julie Rorke at                              at 301-373-2281.

St. John’s will be honoring the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth, who
taught at our school from 1923 through 1988, in celebration of
their 200th Anniversary. The Sisters continue to do considerable                             FINGERPRINTS
work in Health Care, Education, Social Services, and Pastoral           St. John's will offer Fingerprinting on Tuesday’s and Thursday’s
Ministries and Advocacy in the United States, India, Nepal,             from 9:00am – 3:00pm, by appointment only. You must be
Belize, and Botswana. Recently, St. John’s was singled out by           fingerprinted in order to volunteer at the school, Religious
Sister Luke Boiarski, the Director of Mission Services at Nazareth,     Education, or any parish events that children will be attending.
Kentucky, as a St. Mary’s County School who regularly supports          Please call the Rectory at 301-373-2281 to make your
their mission efforts. It takes approximately $4,000 to fund a          appointment. In order to make your appointment, you must have
mission effort, such as build a home/school. Wouldn’t it be             on file with us your Application for Volunteering. You will need
fabulous if St. John’s funded such an effort in honor of their 200 th   a Criminal Background Investigation Authorization Form, which
Anniversary? The weekend of 25-26 August, we will take up a             you can get at the school or the rectory. We will also have them
“one-time second collection” for their extensive mission work.          available at the time of the fingerprinting. The fee for
Whatever is collected will be sent in gratitude of St. John’s Parish    fingerprinting is $38.25. You can pay by cash or check.
to honor the SCN 200th Anniversary. You can make a donation by
cash, a check made out to St. John’s (SCN Missions in the memo),
or via credit card (call church office for credit card donations).

                  Save the date!! St. John’s School will be             There will be a workshop at St. John’s Church on August 28, 2012
                  holding a Back to School Longaberger® Basket          from 6-9pm in the Msgr. Harris Center. If you are planning on
                  Bingo on September 28, 2012 at the Monsignor          volunteering with the Religious Education Program or with the
Harris Center. Mark your calendars for another fun event! For           school you must attend a Protecting God’s Children Program if
more information and/or to sponsor an item, visit the school            you haven’t already done so. The Archdiocese of Washington
website:          requires all volunteers that will be in the presence of children be
Bingo.aspx. We are hoping that most of the baskets will be              fingerprinted and attend this workshop. Please sign up for the
sponsored by local businesses and the friends and families of St.       class at If you have any questions please call the
John’s School and Parish. If you own a business or if you work for      Rectory at 301-373-2281.
a business that would be willing to sponsor (cover the cost of a
basket at a discounted price) a basket or donate a door prize, please
contact Linda at or Phyllis at (301) 373-
                     AUGUST 19, 2012

                 St. John’s is hosting weekly Bingo on Sunday
                  nights in the Msgr. Harris Center at 6:00pm.
                          (Doors will open at 5:00pm.)
                     Chicken Tenders Dinner, Hamburgers
                       and Hot Dogs will be available

Come, have fun, bring a friend and hopefully win!

Holy Angels Church Fall Seafood Dinner
On Sunday, September 9th, 2012, from 11:30 am until 4:00 pm,
Holy Angels Church, Avenue, will be serving a delicious Seafood
Dinner. The menu includes: Fried Oysters, Steamed Spiced
Shrimp, Crab Balls, Fried Chicken, Parsley Potatoes, Green Beans,
Cole Slaw, Pickled Beets, and all the trimmings! Served buffet
style -- all you can eat! Adults - $25.00; Children (12 to 6) - $8.00;
and Children (5 & under) - Free. Carry Outs available at $23.00
each. Advanced tickets are also available for $23.00 each. There
will also be Delicious Homemade Desserts and Craft Sale! Raffle
Prizes – 1st Prize – $1,000.00 and 2nd Prize - $500.00 will be drawn
at $10.00 per chance. You do not have to be present to win. Holy
Angels Church is located at 21340 Colton Point Road (Rt. 242) in
Avenue, Maryland. For more information or to purchase advanced
tickets, please call the rectory at 301-769-3332.

Financial Peace University consists of an 8 week video curriculum
taught by financial expert Dave Ramsey. This is a life-changing
program teaching people to achieve their financial goals by
eliminating debt and saving for the future. Financial Peace
University is highly entertaining for everyone, with a combination
of humor, informative financial advice, and biblical messages.
People will be challenged and motivated to make a plan for their
money and change their family tree forever. Financial Peace
University provides biblically based commonsense education and
empowerment which gives HOPE to everyone from the financially
secure to the financially distressed. Class materials and lifetime
membership is $95 per family (husband, wife, teens, individuals
and engaged couples). PREVIEW and registration will be held
after 9:00 and 11:30am Masses on August 26th in the St. Jude
Room. Class is every Wednesday, September 12th through
November 7th from 6:00-7:30 pm at St. John’s Church. Contact
Kirk and Alice Munsch at or, (301) 997-8271 or the St. John’s Ministry
website for further information.

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