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					MASS INTENTIONS                                           Celebrant
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 21
Confessions                                               Father Guilbeau
  5:30 Giovanni Fiorilla (d)                              Father Jones
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 22
  8:00 In Honor of St. Cecelia                            Father Guilbeau
 10:00 People of the Parish                               Father Jones
 12:00 Edward C. Perry (d)                                Father Guilbeau
  5:30 Simon Nottidge (d)                                 Father Keitz
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 23
Confessions                                               Father Jones
  8:00 Bayard G. Schaeffer (d)                            Community Mass
 12:10 Jane Hogan (d)                                     Father Jones
  5:30 Nancy White Thompson (d)                           Father Keitz
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 24
Confessions                                               Father Guilbeau
  8:00 Cushla Martin (l)                                  Community Mass
 12:10 Roberto Castellon (d)                              Father Guilbeau
  5:30 Rene Concepcion (d)                                Father Keitz
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 25
Confessions                                               Father Keitz
  8:00 Gertrude K. Voss (d)                               Community Mass
  12:10 Dominic Manfredi (d)                              Father Keitz
  5:30 Benefactors: St. Martin’s Shrine                   Father Jones
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 26
Confessions                                               Father Guilbeau
  8:00 Dr. & Mrs. Florence Vincent Guinee (d)             Community Mass
 12:10 In Thanksgiving for the People of the Parish       Father Guilbeau
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 27
Confessions                                               Father Jones
  8:00 Peter D. Murray (d)                                Community Mass
 12:10 Living & Deceased Members of the Gorski Family     Father Jones (Adoration & Benediction at 1pm)
  5:30 John McNamee Sullivan (d)                          Father Guilbeau
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 28
Confessions                                               Father Jones
  8:00 Weekly Mass for the Dead                           Father Jones
 12:10 Mary A. Donovan (d)                                Father Guilbeau
  5:30 Valeriana Gloria (d)                               Father Keitz


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SANCTUARY LAMPS FOR WEEK OF NOVEMBER 22

 Isabella, Teresa & Carlos Bailey (l)
 Cornel Dorel, Health
 Ramon & Fernando Gonzalez (l)
 Jack Ryan Keegan
 Edward C. Perry (d)
 Raymond J. Schwede
 Thanksgiving

SANCTUARY MADONNA

 Pauline Shipman (d)


Please remember St. Vincent Ferrer Church in your will.
The readings for today’s Mass are found
beginning page 196 in the purple
worship aid, Celebrating the Eucharist.


LECTORS
      This Weekend: November 21-22
      Sat. 5:30 Wil Pullenza
      Sun. 8:00 Dolores Gudzin
           10:00 Ann Keane
           12:00 Sr. Martha Kunesh, OP
            5:30 Patricia Langer

EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS
     This Weekend: November 21-22
      Sat. 5:30 E. Sacher / A. Brancaccio / Minister needed
      Sun. 8:00 A. Lucarelli
           10:00 D. Getcher / B. Rogers / A. Higuera
           12:00 T. Marrone / R. Reardon
            5:30 S. Pannozzo / R. Matar / W. Pullenza

SUNDAY COLLECTION
WEEKEND OF NOVEMBER 14-15
Attendance: 811
Collection: $8,453.00
Average contribution per person: $10.43
Food Sunday Collection: $500.00
Collection for foundation in Guinee Conakry: $2,340.00

Please register as a member of our parish if this is where you regularly go to church. Registration forms are available in the
parish office. Offering envelopes come with registration, and using them enables us to give you a report of your contributions
for tax purposes. Having your name in our records is the only way we have of certifying that you are a practicing Catholic, as
we have to do for people who are being asked to serve as sponsors of Baptism or Confirmation

PLEASE REMEMBER IN YOUR PRAYERS:

Timothy James Kenny, who began his Christian life through the Sacrament of Baptism on November 14, 2009.

Maximilian Johannes Mirsepahi and Ava Rose Guerrera, who began their Christian lives through the Sacrament of Baptism on
November 15, 2009.

THANKSGIVING DAY MASS SCHEDULE
On Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 26, there will be two Masses here at St. Vincent Ferrer: 8:00 a.m. and 12:10 p.m.
There will be no 5:30 p.m. Mass on Thanksgiving Day. The Church will close at 1:30 p.m. The Church Office will be closed
on Thanksgiving Day as well.

PARISH RELIGIOUS EDUCATION
For children:

Ages 4-5: Bible stories and prayers in the Baptistry during the 10 am Sunday Mass.
Level 1 : Religious Education classes for children preparing for the Sacraments are held on Wednesday afternoons 3:30-5:30
p.m. in the Parish Center. Tuition for the year: $200.
Level 2: First Holy Communion class on Thursday afternoons 3:30-5:30 p.m. in the Parish Center. Tuition for the year: $200.
Level 3: Continuing Religious Education classes (ages 8-9) on Monday afternoons 3:30-5:30 p.m. in the Parish Center. Tuition
for the year: $200. For information and registration, please call Mrs. Dolores Getcher at 212-861-2566.
For adults:

“Theology in the City,” lectures on Catholic doctrine by Dominicans, every other Monday evening at 7:00 p.m., in the Parish
Hall.

The topic for November 23 is “The Sacraments of Initiation: The Sacrament of Baptism, Part I”. All lectures are free and
open to the public.

BAPTISM CLASS
A Baptism class will be held on the second Monday of every month at 6:30 p.m., for all parents preparing for the Baptism of
their child. The next Baptism class will be held on December 14 th.


INTERESTED IN BECOMING CATHOLIC?

St. Vincent Ferrer’s class for adults considering joining the Catholic Church began in September. Known as the Rite for Christian
Initiation for Adults (or RCIA), the class covers the basic teachings of the Church in preparation for the sacraments of Baptism,
Confirmation and the Eucharist. Feel free to come and learn without having to make a commitment. We meet on Sundays at 4:00
p.m. in the Parish Center. If you have any questions or cannot join us at that time, please contact Mary at (917) 526-3115 or email:
rcia.svf@gmail.com.



DISCUSSION GROUP
A discussion group led by Fr. Keitz will have its final meeting on Tuesday, November 24th, at 2:30 p.m. in the Parish Center.
The topic is the history of the Catholic Church and the book that has been selected is The Story of the Church by Alfred
McBride, 2009 edition. All are invited to attend. For further information you may call Fr. Keitz at 212-744-2080 or Dorothy
Cunningham at 212-472-9644.


EUCHARISTIC ADORATION AT ST. VINCENT FERRER
The Church of St. Vincent Ferrer will offer Eucharistic Adoration every Wednesday evening from 7:30 to 9:00 PM. The doors
of the church will be left open after the evening Mass until the end of the holy hour.

Each evening will include Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament, preaching, time for silent prayer, the opportunity go to
Confession, the chanting of Compline (the Church’s Night Prayer), and Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament.

The parish is happy to offer this time of evening adoration for young adults and professionals who have difficulty making time
for prayer during the day. Come and adore the Lord! Help us spread the word!


SECOND COLLECTION THIS WEEKEND
The Annual Thanksgiving Collection for the national Catholic Campaign for Human Development, which assists various programs to
overcome poverty in the United States, will be taken up at all the Masses this weekend. Please be generous.


URGENT REQUEST FOR DONATIONSFOR THE WOMEN AT THE SHELTER
On Saturday, December 5, the SVF Social Concerns Committee will hold a Christmas Party for the women who reside in the
Park Avenue Armory Homeless Shelter. The party held in our Parish Hall, is inclusive of a meal, entertainment and a gift for
each woman from the shelter. The weekly events we sponsor at the shelter during the year, and this Christmas party are only
possible through donations.

This year we are in great need of donations for gifts or gift purchases of NEW jackets, sweaters, robes, pajamas, and slippers,
sweat suits, handbags, hat and glove sets. We ask that the clothing be purchased in larger sizes, preferably plus sizes. Thank
you in advance for your help.
ANNUAL INTERFAITH THANKSGIVING CELEBRATION
The Yorkville Christian - Jewish Council will hold its annual interfaith Thanksgiving gathering on Tuesday evening, November 24 th at
7:00 p.m., at Temple Shaara Tefila, East 79th Street and 2nd Avenue. The program will include musical performance by Kol Rinnah,
the Temple Shaaray Tefila Chorale; Shaaray Tefila School of Rock, the children’s choir; Cantor Judith Rolland; and the Young
People’s Chorus of New York City. Rabbi Jonathan Stein and Monsignor John A. Boehning will offer holiday messages. Social hour
with pumpkin pie and cider will follow. All are cordially invited. Free event.

THE ART OF ST. VINCENT FERRER
My Church Art specializes in creating items which incorporates the unique art of our church in items such as framed tiles,
ornaments, keepsake boxes, cards, and fine art photographic prints. These unique items will be on display in the north aisle of
the church near the Statue of Saint Therese, after all the Masses this weekend. Please take a moment to visit.

SOLEMN VESPERS AND BENEDICTION

The Church of the Holy Family, the United Nations Parish, 315 East 47 th St. (between 1st and 2nd Aves.), will have Solemn Vespers
and Benediction on the Sundays of Advent at 6:00 p.m. The Order of Evening Prayer is a wonderful fulfillment of Christ’s command
to “pray at all times and not lose heart.” All are welcome.

BOOMERS & BEYOND

Ring in the holiday season at the Boomers & Beyond Christmas Party, Monday, December 7 from 7-9 p.m.; Wallace Hall, St. Ignatius
Loyola, 84th Street and Park Avenue. Open wine/beer bar, hors d’oeuvres, live music of the season and good company. $25
admission / $35 at door. RSVP by December 3; check to St. Ignatius Loyola Church (Boomers & Beyond in memo) and mail/deliver
to: St. Ignatius Loyola Church, 980 Park Ave., NYC 10028. For information: boomersandbeyond.eastside@gmail.com (preferred) or
646-241-1332. Visit our website: www.boomersbeyond.blogspot.com.

DAY OF RECOLLECTION FOR WOMEN
“Saved in Hope”

Enrich Advent with a day of prayers and reflection in celebration of life as we prepare for the coming of Christ. The day will center
on the theme of hope through Christ. There will be a conference, Mass, recitation of the Rosary, time for private prayers, spiritual
reflection, and opportunities for recollection. Saturday, December 12 th, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at St. Paul the Apostle Church
Parish Center, 59th Street at Lincoln Center. Fr. Joseph Koterski, S.J. will be the Spiritual Director. Fee: $25 (includes lunch).
Registration: call 212-721-4507.

PAULINE BOOKS & MEDIA CHRISTMAS SALE

Here’s where you’ll find the gifts that can truly touch the hearts of those you love. Pauline Books & Media, 64 W 38th St., NYC, is
offering a discount of 15% on a purchase of $40 or more between Nov. 27 and Dec. 31. A copy of this bulletin must be presented to
receive the discount. Discount does not apply to product already discounted, or to dated material. Valid only at location listed above.
Limit one coupon per customer. For information, call 212-754-1110 or visit www.Pauline.org.

ADVENT DAY OF PRAYER

The Dominican Sisters of Our Lady of the Springs of Bridgeport, CT are sponsoring an Advent day of prayer and reflection
on Saturday, December 12th from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The Sisters are inviting women who would like to take some time
out in the middle of a bustling holiday season to reflect on the true mysteries of Advent and Christmas.

The reflection day will be directed by Father Stanley Azaro, O.P. The site for the day is Sacred Heart Convent, 21 Schuyler
Avenue, Stamford, CT. Lunch will be provided. A free will offering will be accepted. Transportation from the Stamford
train station can be arranged. Reserve your place by contacting Sister Clara by December 8 th at cmohan@olsbridgeport.org,
cgmohan@juno.com or by calling 212-744-2375.
“EDITH STEIN, ECHT AND THE TRUTH”
A documentary film by Frederick Jochems

Released in 2007 after nine years in the making, this 1 hour documentary film brings Edith Stein’s story to life and illuminates the
controversy surrounding her canonization. The film will be shown following the 10 a.m. Mass on Saturday, December 5 th, at Our
Lady of Peace Church, 62nd Street, between 2nd & 3rd Avenues. $15.00 reservation includes light refreshments. Please make check
payable to: The Edith Stein Guild and mail to: Ms. Susanne Schudel, 99-47 63rd Road, Rego Park, NY 11374, (718) 897-7428.

FREE CAREER COACHING SERVICES

Lost your job? Worried about job security? Come to a Free Career Coaching Session: Catholic Charities is offering a free program
by a Certified Professional Career Coach. Learn the art of networking and tactics for finding jobs in a difficult market. Ann Ruecker,
MPA, MA CPCC will provide you with practical information and follow up strategies that you can take with you and use the next day.
Those that attend this two part session will be eligible for individual follow up coaching sessions. To register for the next two-part
workshop (Session l, Monday, November 30, 10:00 a.m..; Session 2: Monday, December 14, 10:00 a.m.) at The New York Catholic
Center, 1011 First Ave., NYC, please call Talia Lockspeiser at 212-371-1011, ext. 2033 or email at talia.lockspeiser@archny.org.
You must be registered to attend.

RECEIVING THE SUNDAY BULLETIN

Parishioners who are unable to come to church are being sent the Sunday Bulletin by the Hospitality Committee. If you know of
someone who would like to receive the Sunday Bulletin each week, please call the church office (212-744-2080) and give their name
and address to the receptionist.



Music Today
Solemnity of Christ the King / B

                                                    Last Sunday of the Church Year

Prelude: Prelude in E minor, BWV 548 - Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

Introit (12:00): The Lamb Who has been slain is worthy to receive power, divinity, wisdom, strength, and honor; let glory and dominion be His
for ever and ever. Endow the king with Your judgement, O God, and the king’s son with Your righteousness. (Plainchant)

Processional Hymn: #530 (Worship) - Praise, My Soul, The King Of Heaven (vs. 1 - 5)

The Order of the Mass: Kyrie and Gloria (12:00): Mass in G Major - Francis Jackson (b. 1917)

                                                          Liturgy of the Word
First Reading: Daniel 7:13-14
Responsorial Psalm: #970 (Worship)
Second Reading: Revelation 1:5-8
Gospel Acclamation: #286 (Worship)
Gospel: John 18:33b-37
Homily
Profession of Faith: #238 (Worship)
                                                        General Intercessions
                                                       Liturgy of the Eucharist

Offertory Hymn (5:30 & 10:00): #737 (Worship) - Alleluia! Sing To Jesus (vs. 1 and 4)
Offertory Anthem (12:00): Let All The World (Five Mystical Songs) - Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958)

       Let all the world in every corner sing, My God and King. The heavens are not too high, His praise must thither fly; The earth is not too
       low, His praises there may grow. The Church with psalms must shout, no door can keep them out: But above all, the heart must bear the
       longest part. Let all the world in every corner sing, My God and King.

Sanctus: Mass in G Major - Francis Jackson                                                        (5:30 & 10:00):   People’s Mass - Jan Vermulst
Memorial Acclamation: #307 (Worship)
Great Amen: #308 (Worship)
                                          Communion Rite
The Our Father: #246 (Worship)
Agnus Dei: Mass in G Major - Francis Jackson                                                      (5:30 & 10:00):   #333 (Worship)

Communion Anthem (12:00): Jesus, Sun Of Life, My Splendor - George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)

       Jesus, Sun of Life, my splendor, Jesus, Thou my Friend most tender, Jesus, Joy of my desiring, Fount of Life, my soul inspiring, at Thy feet I
       cry, my Maker, let me be a fit partaker of this blessed food from heaven, for our good, Thy glory given. Jesus, Bread of Life, I pray Thee,
       let me gladly here obey Thee. By Thy love I am invited. Be Thy love with love requited; From this supper let me measure, Lord, how vast
       and deep love’s treasure. Through the gifts Thou here dost give me as Thy guest in heaven receive me.

                                                                  Concluding Rite

Recessional Hymn: #496 (Worship) - Crown Him With Many Crowns (vs. 1 - 5)
Postlude: Toccata in B minor - Eugène Gigout (1844-1925)
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Mark Bani, D.M.A., Director of Music and Organist
The St. Vincent Ferrer Chorale and Soloists

				
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