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ST JOAN OF ARC STREETSBORO_ OH Happy Mothers Day_ The Catholic

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									ST. JOAN OF ARC                                                                                         STREETSBORO, OH

 YOUR SUNDAY OFFERING                                                                  Karen Perry, David Crock, Paul Mecone,
 “Give Five” just 5% of your Income, just five hours a week of                         Raphael Conley, Pat Oktavec, Pat Loske,
 your time. It’s not much to give to show you really care.                             Deacon Jack Carney, Leonard Maslar, Gil
     Registered Families: 877                                                          & Margaret Rothacker, Bill Strausser,
     Registered Active Contributing Families: 656                                      Mary Miller, Joseph Varga
     Amount needed each week:                 $10,411.00                                 Our Parish Community continues to pray
                                                                  for all persons even after their name is removed from the Sick
                        *********                                 List. A petition for the sick is included in the weekend Mass
     Offering for         5/3/09            $ 10,631.00           petitions throughout the year.
     Bingo Income for     5/3/09            $ 1,514.30
     Total Income for     5/3/09            $ 12,145.30

     Total Surplus for     5/3/09           $    1,734.30                                      For information about
     Total Surplus to date 5/3/09           $    9,877.95                                     Our Generations of Faith
     Envelopes Collected:     259                                                              Program please contact
                                                                                          Sr. Gay Rowzie (330-626-3424)
     Bishop Appeal Envelopes: 92
     Amount Pledged:       $10,685.00

 Contributions
      Stewardship is part of Christian life. Your Sacrificial
 Offerings, made weekly, enable us to continue Christ’s work in        MEETINGS AND ACTIVITIES FOR THE WEEK
 our Parish. Give back to the Lord a portion of all you have
 been given. 10% of your Income is suggested as your Offering          Saturday, May 9
 to the Lord - 5% to the Parish – 5% to Charity.                           Boy Scout’s Flower/Plant Pickup - Pavilion
                                                                           Confessions @ 4:00 pm
 A Stewardship Thought                                                     2nd Collection - Trinity Collection
 The good steward lives the advice of St. John that was recited            ‘Carnation’ Flower Sale for Mother’s Day
 in today’s second reading, loving in deed and in truth, rather            Mother-Daughter Banquet @ 6:00 pm - Hall
 than just talking about it.                                                        Happy Mother’s Day!
                                                                       Sunday, May 10
                                                                           2nd Collection - Trinity Collection
Mass Intentions                                                            ‘Carnation’ Flower Sale for Mother’s Day
     Would you like to have a Loved One remembered in a                    Children’s Choir @ 10:30 am
weekday Mass? If so, please contact the Office and ask for Mary            Bingo
at 330-626-3424.                                                       Monday, May 11
Moving?                                                                    Rummage Sale Drop Off Day - 10:00 - 6:00 - Hall
   Please be sure to inform us of your new Address, and/or                 Discussion Group @ 10:00 am
when any Family Members leave the Parish.                                  Evening Prayer @ 7:00 pm
Bulletin                                                               Tuesday, May 12
    News for the Bulletin must be in by 9:30 am on Mondays a               Communion Service @ 8:30 am
week ahead of time.                                                        Rummage Sale 10:00 am - 7:00 pm - Hall
                                                                           Evening Prayer @ 7:00 pm
                                                                           Adult Choir Practice @7:30 pm
                                                                           Boy Scouts meet @ 7:00 pm in the hall
                                                                       Wednesday, May 13
                                                                           Rummage Sale - Bag Day - 10:00 - 2:00 - Hall
                                                                           Evening Prayer @ 7:00 pm
                                                                       Thursday, May 14
         The Catholic Christian Community of                               Adoration begins @ 9:00 am and ends @ 9:00 pm
              St. Joan of Arc Welcomes:                                    Sunday Scripture @ 10:00 am
   McKaylee Booth, Alex Michael Feibig Eaglen, Krista                      Evening Prayer @ 7:00 pm
   Elizabeth Harris, Sydney Marie Long, Carmen Rose Mar-               Saturday, May 16
   cini, Dominic James Marcini, Aryana Marie Puleo, Trent                  Confessions @ 4:00 pm
   Michael Simmons and Kevin James Zifchak, who entered                Sunday, May 17
   our Christian Faith through the waters of Baptism during                Children’s Choir @ 10:30 am
   the month of April, 2009. ‘Congratulations’ to the Par-                 GOF - 12:30 - 3:30 pm
   ents, Godparents, Family and Friends of these Children. Let             Men’s Renewal Meeting @ 6:00 pm
   us all pledge our prayers and support to help them grow                 Bingo
   strong in their Faith.
FIFTH SUNDAY OF EASTER                                                                                                      MAY 10, 2009
                                                                                                     MASS INTENTIONS
 From the Pastor’s Desk:                                                                              FOR THE WEEK

    On behalf of the entire parish staff, I want to wish                       Saturday, May 9
 all of the mothers of the parish; Moms, Mommies,                                  5:00 PM................... Mothers’ of the Parish
 Mothers, Grandmothers, Godmothers, Stepmothers,                               Sunday, May 10
 and Foster mothers, a happy and blessed Mother’s Day!                             8:30 AM....................................Bob Steiner
                                                                                                  ...................................(Pat Steiner)
 There are many reasons for us to be grateful to our
                                                                                 11:30 AM. Carolyn Contorno & Helen Sobcinski
 mothers, but none more important than for giving us a                                            ............................ (Barb Contorno)
 safe place to grow and be nourished for our first nine       Monday, May 11
 months of existence. As a mother makes room in her               8:30 AM....................... Alice Osika (M/M Steve Medwetz)
 body for her child, so God makes room in creation for        Tuesday, May 12
 each of us. It is important for us to remember that each         8:30 AM.....................................COMMUNION SERVICE
 one of us is precious and valuable in the sight of God       Wednesday, May 13
 and should be in the sight of each other! And so on this         8:30 AM.............................................. Joseph Ferraro (Son)
 Mother’s Day, we wish them all of God’s choicest             Thursday, May 14
 blessings.                                                       8:30 AM........................... George Liffield (Judy Soldorfen)
                                                              Friday, May 15
                                                                  8:30 AM................Red Reneau (Senior Center -Ethel John)
     I want to congratulate all of our second graders         Saturday, May 16
 who made their First Communion this past weekend.                5:00 PM...................... Gilbert Krotine (Carol & Ray Blair)
 The 21 children and their parents were well prepared to      Sunday, May 17
 celebrate this memorable day with the assistance of              8:30 AM.............. Florence & Alex Makar ( Makar Family)
 some wonderful and dedicated catechists; Linda                 11:30 AM.........................................................For our Parish
 Schettler, Lyn Spellman, and Mo Marsinek. I thank




                                                              M
 them for all of their commitment to our children. Here
 I also want to make a comment about our Generations                              INISTERS’ SCHEDULE
 of Faith Program. I have been a priest for nearly 17                                          May 16 - 17, 2009
 years and have worked with many types of religious                               (*Please get a Substitute from the List in
 education formats, and I have to say that NONE is as                              your Booklet, if you are unable to come.)
 productive and as informative as the Generations                             5:00 PM                      8:30 AM                  11:30 AM
 program is.       It provides both educational and           Lector:      L. Dostal                    S. Webb                  D. O’Connor
 experiential opportunities for the participants as well as                K. Granville                 D. Gregoire              L. DiBarto
 an opportunity for the SJOA community to gather and          Eucharistic: C. Betts*                    D. Pavlick*              J. Giunto*
 share faith with one another. I highly encourage and                      L. Hoffman                   B. Pavlick               C. Richards
 strongly urge parishioners of all ages to consider                        J. Gilliam                   J. Pavlick               L. Richards
 attending this wonderful cutting edge experience.                         P. Cipra                     C. Carney                R. Demich
                                                                           M. Hlad                      R. Cross                 L. Petro
                                                                           A. VonStein                  P. Steiner               J. Loerch
     I want to bring to your attention a milestone for our
                                                                           R. VonStein                  J. Tokar                 R. Squier
 beloved former pastor Msgr. Fred Slaven. Monsignor           Servers:     R. Szurgot                   K. Gregoire              K. Cupka
 will be celebrating his 50th Anniversary in the                           E. Kocis                     M. Gregoire              D. Campbell
 Priesthood this May. It is, of course, a bitter sweet                                                                           A. Benci
 remembrance because he is suffering greatly from the         Maplewood Nursing Home: R. Cross
 ill effects of Alzheimer's and we are saddened by his        Gardens of Western Reserve: L. Dostal - L. Slovensky
 condition. However, his dear friend, Dan Kulesa visits
 him and reads his mail to him. All who would like to         Scripture Readings for the Week of May 10, 2009
 send him greetings are invited to do so by sending them      Sunday:       Acts 9:26-31/1 Jn 3:18-24/Jn 15:1-8
 to the church address and we will forward them on to         Monday:      Acts 14:5-18/Jn 14:21-26
 him.                                                         Tuesday:     Acts 14:19-28/Jn 14:27-31a
                                                              Wednesday: Acts 15:1-6/Jn 15:1-8
                                                              Thursday:    Acts 1:15-17, 20-26/Jn 15:9-17
 Have a Great Week!                                           Friday:      Acts 15:22-31/Jn 15:12-17
                                                              Saturday:    Acts 16:1-10/Jn 15:18-21
 Peace,                                                       Next Sunday: Acts 10:25-26, 34-35, 44-48/1 Jn 4:7-10/Jn 15:9-17
                                                                  “ I am the true vine, and my Father is the vine grower. He
 Fr. Ferraro                                                  takes away every branch in me that does not bear fruit, and
                                                              everyone that does he prunes so that it bears more fruit.”
                                                                                                                     --Jn 15:1-2
ST. JOAN OF ARC                                                                                            STREETSBORO, OH
“Sharing The Love of Christ”
A heartfelt THANK YOU to everyone that made a commitment                                BINGO TIMES
to the 2009 Bishop’s Appeal for Catholic Charities and                          SUNDAY: DOORS OPEN AT 4:30 PM
Church. To date 134 of our 855 parish families have responded.                     BINGO STARTS AT 6:00 PM
However, we need the support of all members of St. Joan of Arc
if we are to be successful in reaching our parish goal of                               BINGO SCHEDULE
$44,345.07. If you have not responded to the 2009 Bishop’s                            SUNDAY, May 10, 2009
Appeal for Catholic Charities and Church, please do so at this        BINGO: Kathy Zampounis, Petrina Twigger, Gary Motz,
time by using the Commitment Envelope available in the church         Dan Molnar, Jeff Alt, Andy Lesak, LouAnn Gray
or by sending your commitment to the Office. We will be               KITCHEN: Bonnie Judd, Randi Kassan, Marcie Miller
personally contacting all parishioners that have not responded to
the Appeal.
                                                                                       BINGO SCHEDULE
BOOK RACK - READINGS FOR MAY                                                         SUNDAY, May 17 , 2009
God’s Word Today -       How Does Jesus Change Everything             BINGO: Tony DiBarto, Sheryl Keba, Patti Smith, Mary
Family Faith on the Go - Share the Joy!                               Ann Hlad, Mike Ondash, Dave Smith, Jack Blasiole
Today’s Parish Minister - Declining Mass Attendance                   KITCHEN: Susan Kravetz, Connie Stergar, Chuck, Rosati
Living Faith -            Daily Catholic Devotions
US Catholic -             Collection Racket                           HELP NEEDED FOR BINGO!!!
                                                                      Could you spare one Sunday a month? We desperately
             SACRAMENTS OF INITIATION                                 need Bingo workers and Kitchen workers. Please call Amy
                                                                      Howard at 330-626-9316 for more information.
BAPTISM PROGRAM
Parents desiring Baptism for their child must be registered
members of St. Joan of Arc and attend one instructional
meeting prior to their child’s Baptism. The next Baptism            Sacraments at home
Preparation Meeting for parents is scheduled for Wednesday,             Shut-ins may receive Holy Communion at home. Please
June 3rd from 7:00 to 9:00 pm. It is desirable that both parents    contact the Office to make arrangements.
and godparents (if possible) attend this meeting. Please call the
                                                                    Hospital Visitation
Office by Monday, May 22nd to register. Calls after May 22nd
                                                                        Area Hospitals are regularly ministered to by the appointed
will be referred to the September 2nd meeting.
                                                                    Catholic Chaplain. Our Parish Priest or Pastoral Minister visits
                                                                    our Parishioners who are known to be hospitalized. Please inform
Confirmation
                                                                    the Office when a Parishioner is hospitalized, since area
     Celebrated by the Bishop for those who sincerely desire to
                                                                    Hospitals do not notify us.
confirm their Baptismal call to bear witness to celebrate this
Sacrament. Appropriate preparation includes: being a faithful
visible member of the Worshipping Community, continual
                                                                               COMMUNITY OUTREACH PROGRAMS
religious instruction following the celebration of the First
Eucharist, and evidence of willingness to reach out to persons in
need.                                                               A Family Perspective
                                                                    The words of Jesus in today’s gospel, “Abide in me,” are
First Eucharist
    Parents have the primary responsibility as well as the          appropriate on a day we honor mothers because a special bond
Catechists and Pastor to see that children who have reached the     connecting mothers and their children extending beyond birth
age of reason are correctly prepared for the Sacrament of First     and death. They will always “abide” in each other. It is a lasting
Eucharist. Parent formation is provided to assist parents in        presence.
preparing their children.
                                                                    Streetsboro Community Pantry
              SACRAMENTS OF VOCATION                                Please continue to donate food items and paper products. Please
Marriage                                                            leave the items by the table in the Narthex. If you prefer to donate
    Contact the Priest of our Parish to discuss arrangements for    cash, please put it in an envelope and mark it Streetsboro
your wedding before any arrangements are made. Arrangements         Community Pantry and drop it in the Collection Basket. There
must be made 1 year prior to the date of Marriage. The              are many families in need in the Streetsboro area. Special thanks
Sacrament of Marriage will not take place during Lent.              to those who have contributed.

               SACRAMENTS OF HEALING                                Maplewood Nursing Home
                                                                    The Christian Life Committee is asking for Donations: (Jewelry,
Reconciliation                                                      Body Wash, Hand Lotion, Shampoo, men’s and ladies’ Socks,
    Saturdays at 4:00 p.m. and by appointment. Communal             Hankies, Stuffed Animals, etc.) to give out as Bingo prizes for
Penance Services in Advent and Lent.                                the elderly. Please bring your Donated Items and place them in
Anointing of the sick                                               the Narthex and mark them Maplewood Bingo. Volunteers of all
    Those weakened by age, afflicted by serious illness or          ages are welcome to come and help. Bingo is on the Fourth
preparing for a serious operation should be anointed. For           Wednesday of the month from 7-8 pm. Thank you for your help.
arrangements contact the Priest.

								
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