Sanctuary Candle for the Week of September 20th in Memory of by lifemate

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									                           PARISH OF POPE JOHN PAUL THE GREAT, ADAMS MA


Saturday          September 19    3:00 p.m.           Sacrament of Reconciliation
                                  4:00 p.m.           Kathy Carpinello 6th Anniversary Remembrance by her family
                                                      Thomas Lyons, Anna & Arthur Levesque, Victoria Martell by the Lyons
                                                      Family
                                                      William Dabrowski Birthday Remembrance by his daughter Irene
                                                      Casey J Norton by his parents
                                                      Eleanor LaFrance by Richard & Joan Ouellette
                                                      Stella Gwozdz by Mary Jette & Alice Racette
                                                      Roma Ouellette Brooks Month Mind by Richard & Joan Ouellette
Sunday            September 20    8:00 a.m.           Francis Comeau 55th Wedding Anniversary Remembrance by his wife
                                                      Theresa
                                                      Dolores Wandrei & Mary Ordyna by their family
                                                      Matthew Czarnik by his grandson Dan
                                                      Ronald Hartwig Birthday Remembrance by his family
                                                      Claire Diesz by her sister Esther & family
                                 10:15 a.m.           Eugene Labelle by Susan Labelle
                                                      Grandparents of Bessette, Kearns & DeCoigne family by Mr & Mrs Thomas
                                                      Bessette
Monday            September 21   12:10 p.m.           For the Intentions of our parishioners
Tuesday           September 22    8:30 a.m.           Fredrick & Janina Strek by their estate
Wednesday         September 23    8:30 a.m.           Kiley Family by Mass Trust
                                                      Angela M Abusi Anniversary Remembrance by the Abusi & Whitman families
                                                      Mary Stojda by granddaughters Rae, Marta & Robin
Thursday          September 24    8:30 a.m.           Violet Tetreault by her sister Evelyn & family
Saturday          September 26    3:00 p.m.           Sacrament of Reconciliation
                                  1:00 p.m.               Wedding ~ Thomas Jannicelli & Nicole Kupiec
                                  4:00 p.m.           Daniel Lennon Birthday Remembrance by his Mom, Dad & family
                                                      Stanley Leja Anniversary Remembrance by his wife Mary & family
                                                      William Wandrei (Bill) 21st Anniversary Remembrance by his wife Rita
                                                      & Children
                                                      Bernice Foisy 2nd Anniversary Remembrance by her husband & family
                                                      Roma Ouellette Brooks by Barbara Bennett & family
                                                      Pope John Paul the Great for favor received
Sunday            September 27    8:00 a.m.           Donald Beaudin & Margaret McLaughlin by Peg & Ruth
                                                      Beatrice DeBlois 40th Anniversary Remembrance by her brother Francis
                                                      & family
                                                      Raymond DeBlois 30th Anniversary Remembrance by his brother Francis
                                                      & family
                                                      Arthur Durwin 6th Anniversary Remembrance by his wife
                                                      Deceased Members of the Saint Michael Society
                                                      Claire Pinsonneault by Family Trust
                                 10:15 a.m.           Edward Kupiec Birthday Remembrance by his family
                                                      Fae Martin 4th Anniversary Remembrance by her grandmother
                                                      Wally Kwasniowski 4th Anniversary Remembrance by his wife & family


      Readings for the Week of September 20, 2009
Sunday:       Wis 2:12, 17-20/Jas 3:16---4:3/Mk 9:30-37                          Taking a child he placed it in their midst, and
Monday:       Eph 4:1-7, 11-13/Mt 9:9-13                                           putting his arms around it he said to them,
Tuesday:      Ezr 6:7-8, 12b, 14-20/Lk 8:19-21                                    "Whoever receives one child such as this in
Wednesday:    Ezr 9:5-9/Lk 9:1-6                                  my name, receives me; and whoever receives me, receives not
Thursday:     Hg 1:1-8/Lk 9:7-9                                         me but the One who sent me." - Mk 9:36-37
Friday:       Hg 2:1-9/Lk 9:18-22
Saturday:     Zec 2:5-9, 14-15a/Lk 9:43b-45                                    Sanctuary Candle
Next Sunday: Nm 11:25-29/Jas 5:1-6/Mk 9:38-43, 45, 47-
48                                                                      for the Week of September 20th
                                                                    in Memory of Ferdinando Berti by Sylvia
                                                TWENTY-FIFTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME

     Ministry Schedule                                        Many Thanks                          Pope
     Weekend of September 26 & 27                     Carolyn and I would like to thank          John Paul
                                                      you all for the many cards, phone
                     4 p.m.                           calls and best wishes making our            Charity
Altar Servers ~ K Pero, B Scalise, C Martel              th
Readers ~       P Biros, D Dagnoli
                                                      55 wedding anniversary even more            Center
E. Ministers ~ D Dagnoli, G Marcil
                                                      special.                                 The Charity Center wishes to thank
                T Scalise                             May God bless you all for your           all our sponsors. Your donations
                     8 a.m.                           kindness.                                are greatly appreciated. We also
Altar Servers ~ M Pastore, W & AJ Morrissette                     Deacon Bob                   wish to thank the numerous
Readers ~       E Saharczewski, D Pastore                                                      volunteers that have dedicated their
E. Ministers ~ J Aitken, L Liberty                                                             time to reach out to those in need.
                M Koperniak                                             HAITI                  The Charity Center could not exist
                  10:15 a.m.
Altar Servers ~ A Kline, M Meczywor, G Bury                          PLUNGE 2009               without the care of both our
Readers ~       C Donega, C Morey                                     Many of you are no       sponsors and volunteers.
E. Ministers ~ J Bury, P Taylor, T Burdick            stranger to the Haiti Plunge             Anyone interested in visiting the
                                                      Program sponsored by the COTY            Charity Center, or becoming a
                                                      Center in North Adams. This              volunteer    can     stop    by    on
                                                      program has been serving the             Wednesday between 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
                                                                                               and 4-7p.m.
                        Powerful!
              Prayer is Powerful!                     poorest of the poor in Haiti for the
           Visit   the     Adoration                  past 25 years. On December 27,
                                                      2009 I will be embarking on a
           Chapel     located     on
Hoosac Street. Adoration begins on
                                                      mission trip to Haiti to serve and                     Meals Ministry
                                                      Haitian People as a missionary                         Everyone has their
Sunday at 6 p.m. and runs around
                                                      along with a group of college                          special meatloaf and
the clock until Wednesday at 9 p.m.
                                                      students and adults. But I cannot do                   all of them are great.
Please consider becoming a weekly
                                                      this alone.                                            Aunt Tilly has her
adorer. Contact the Pastoral Office
                                                      Seven teams annually participate in      favorite; Grandma Flora has her
743-0577 to sign up. Thank you to
                                                      this program for 10-12 day time          own as well. And then there is the
all our devoted adorers!
                                                      periods. The cost of the trip is         Meals Ministry Meatloaf Madness.
                                                      $1,500. No participant is allowed        The best of Black Angus beef,
                                                      to pay for their own trip. This          several secret ingredients, a touch
            Thank You!                                leaves a wonderful opportunity for       of seasonings and voila there you
Our Eucharistic Minister Norma                        you to also participate in this great    have the best meatloaf you’ve ever
Lecuyer would like to thank                           cause. Through your support you          tasted. It might just convince you to
everyone for their prayers, cards                     are participating in this mission in a   trade in your old recipe for ours. But
and good wishes. She would like                       very active and meaningful way.          wait, we’re not done yet, add to it
everyone to know that she is doing                    Without the help of so many              the creamiest & most delicious
better and hopes to return to Mass                    generous people teams of adults          mashed potatoes reinforced by a
and her ministerial duties soon                       and students would not be able to        seasonal vegetable medley & as
                                                      go several times a year to work in       usual special desserts and you have
                                                      the missions.                            a meal that can’t be beat. Team # 2
                         Reminder                     As a seminarian, and especially as       expertly put this dinner together &
                                                      a seminarian of this parish of Pope      their friendly delivery staff promptly
               Religious Education                    John Paul the Great, it is a             served it to 116 special guests. In
                 begins Sunday,                       wonderful experience for me to go        honor of Labor Day, a special 2
                                                                                                                                   nd

                September 27th.                       back to Haiti and respond to Christ's    meal of homemade macaroni salad,
 Get those registration forms in!                     call to "serve and not to be served."    cold meat sandwich, chips & dessert
                                                      I come to you, the parishioners of       was packaged & delivered along
                                                      this parish, for your support on this    with Sunday’s meal.
                                                      trip. Any contribution you can make      Here’s the menu for Sunday,
 Stewardship of Treasure                              is graciously accepted, but I do                    th
                                                                                               October 4 . Team # 1 will host this
  Thank you for your offertory gifts                  need your help. I thank you in           presentation.       Our entrée will
the weekend of September 12 & 13                      advance for giving me this               include cheese lasagna, tossed
    Weekly Offering~$4,661.80                         opportunity. May God continue to         salad, garlic bread and as always,
      Fuel Collection~$264.00                         bless you all and please know of my      dessert. A great welcome to the
     Children’s Offering~$40.00                       prayers for all of you and the parish    Autumn season.
      Fuel Adjustment~$5.00                           and I would ask for your continued       Thought for the Month: God is not
     Total Offering ~ $4,970.80                       prayers for me in journeying towards     looking for perfect people, just
     CCD Offerings ~ $813.00                          the priesthood!                          willing ones.
   Catholic University ~ $209.00                                  Matthew Alcombright
                   for
            Prayer for Our                                     Respect Life                              Fall Fest
             Patron Pope                                          Walk                                   Notes of
             John Paul II                      Massachusetts Citizens for Life is                        Interest
O Blessed Trinity, we thank you for            sponsoring its annual Respect Life                   The Silent Auction could
having graced the Church with Pope             Walk to Aid Mothers and Children                     use a few more items,
John Paul II and for allowing the              on Sunday, October 4. Join                small furniture, paintings, etc.
tenderness of your fatherly care, the          thousands of people from across           please call 743-4963.
glory of the cross of Christ, and the          the state as we raise much needed         They are also looking for books,
splendor of the Holy Spirit to shine           funds      to     support      pro-life   cookbooks, DVD’s & CD’s. They
through him.                                   organizations--crisis      pregnancy      can be left at the office.
Trusting fully in your infinite mercy          centers,      counseling     services,    The kitchen could use a couple
and in the maternal intercession of            women's homes, and educational            more workers to assist. Call 743-
Mary, he has given us a living image           programs. Participants gather at the      3330 or 743-7237 if you would like
of Jesus the Good Shepherd, and                Boston      Common        Bandstand,      to volunteer.
has shown us that holiness is the              register at 1:30, and begin the 3.1       Don’t forget your Meatpie orders by
necessary measure of ordinary                  mile walk at 2:30.         For more       calling Mary at 743-5040.
Christian life and is the way of               information, call the MCFL office at      Fall Fest Cash Giveaway Tickets
achieving eternal communion with               617-242-4199, ext. 2 or visit the         can still be left in the collection
you.                                           MCFL             website             at   basket or send to the Pastoral
Grant us, by his intercession, and             www.masscitizensforlife.org.        To    Office.
according to your will, the graces we          sponsor or join Chris Dutil, call 413-    Donated toys for the Children’s
implore, hoping that he will soon be           298-4908. God bless You!                  Auction may be left at the office.
numbered among your saints. Amen                                                         Correction: The Chinese Auction
                                                 PRO-LIFE MEETING:
                                                 PRO-                                    is in need of NEW items.
                                                On September 24, at 7 p.m. at
 Polka Dance in Lenox                          Kelly's Diner in Pittsfield at
St Ann Church in Lenox will hold a             Allendale, members of Mass.                        It’s Back!!!
Polka Dance on Sunday, November                Citizens for Life-North Adams               The Restaurant of the Month
1, 2009 to benefit their recent bell           Chapter (MCFL-NA) will be meeting                      Fund Raiser
tower renovation. It will be held at           with others in the South Berkshire            for St. Stanislaus School.
Bosquet Ski Lodge on Dan Fox                   County area to invite them to              Visit Old Country Buffet in
Drive featuring Eddie Forman                   consider starting a new pro-life           Pittsfield,     on     Tuesday,
Orchestra from 2-6 p.m. The cost is            chapter in that area.         Those        September 22nd, between 5
$25 per person and includes a                  interested in knowing more about           and 8 pm. and present the
Polish Food plate served at 4 p.m.             what MCFL does to save unborn              coupon (located in entry of the
Tickets can be purchased at Pope               babies lives and defend all human          church) to the cashier and the
John Paul Pastoral Office or by                life, come and listen as Helen Cross       school gets a percentage. (The
calling St Ann Church at 637-0157.             from MCFL in Boston discusses              more people, the higher the
Come dance the polka for a good                how to start a chapter. For info,          percentage--it's 10%, but if you
cause!                                         contact Linda Kinsey at 413/663-           get over a certain number of
                                               7005.                                      people it goes up to 15% or
                                                                                          even 20%)
                                                                                          Please plan to eat at the Old
                                                  Religious Education                     Country Buffet on September
                                               Times change, and we are changing          22
                                                                                             nd
                                                                                                  and help support our
                                               as well. We are trying something a
   Annual Countywide                           little different this year in regard to
                                                                                          Catholic school children! Thank
                                                                                          you in advance.
      Peace
      Peace Mass                               registration for Religious Education.
The Berkshire Deanery Pastoral                 We will not be mailing out the
Council would like to invite all               packet of information, but you can              Cash Calendar
Berkshire County residents to join             visit             our           website    St. Stan's School is doing a
us in celebrating this special Mass.           www.adamscatholicchurches.org to           Cash Calendar fundraiser for
It will be held on Monday,                     download the registration form and         the month of October. For only
               st
September 21 at 7:00pm at Saint                other important information. There         $10, you have 31 chances to
Elizabeth of Hungary Church                    are also packets in the main entry of      win either $50 or $75, or the
(formerly St. Anthony’s) in North              the church. As always, please send         grand prize of $500. See any
Adams, Ma. Refreshments will be                your registration with payment to          school parent to get yours, or
served in the Parish hall after the            P.O. Box 231. Please pass the              contact the school office. Thank
Mass. Bring a friend!!!                        word!                                      you for supporting your Catholic
                                                                                          School, and good luck!
Note to Press: This document printed at: 9/29/09 9:56 PM
Note to Press: This document printed at: 9/29/09 9:56 PM

								
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