HOLY TRINITY PARISH ST. MARY’S CHURCH NATIVITY CHAPEL RESURRECTION CHURCH 429 EAST ALLEN STREET CTY. RT. 31 & CTY. RT. 10 9 CHURCH STREET HUDSON, NEW YORK LINLITHGO, NEW YORK GERMANTOWN, NEW YORK (518) 828 - 1334 (518) 537 - 6136 PARISH ADDRESS: PARISH WEBSITE: www.stmaryhudson.org Holy Trinity Parish (There will soon be a www.holytrinityhudson.org website) 429 E. Allen St. – P. O. Box 323 Hudson, NY 12534-0323 PARISH OFFICE PHONE: (518) 828-1334 ======================================================================================================= ======================================================================================================= INFORMATION ABOUT INFORMATION ABOUT ST. MARY’S CHURCH, HUDSON RESURRECTION CHURCH, GERMANTOWN MASS SCHEDULE : MASS SCHEDULE : Saturday Vigil Mass: 4:00 PM Saturday Vigil Mass: 5:30 PM (Nativity Chapel, Linlithgo) Sunday Mass: 9:00 AM Sunday Mass: 11:00 AM (Resurrection, Germantown) Daily Mass: 7:15 AM (Monday – Friday) Daily Mass: As announced Holy Days: As Announced Holy Days: As Announced CONFESSIONS IN HUDSON: CONFESSIONS IN GERMANTOWN: Saturday: 2:30 - 3:45 PM; 7:15 - 7:45 PM 15 minutes prior to all Masses Anytime by appointment Anytime by appointment MAILING ADDRESS: MAILING ADDRESS: St. Mary’s Church Church of the Resurrection 429 E. Allen St. – P. O. Box 323 9 Church Street – P. O. Box 96 Hudson, NY 12534-0323 Germantown, NY 12526 (518) 828-1334 (518) 537-6136 STAFF AT ST. MARY’S CHURCH STAFF AT RESURRECTION CHURCH Rev. Winston Bath, Pastor Rev. Winston Bath, Pastor Rev. Mr. Charles O’Neill, Deacon Rev. Mr. Charles O’Neill, Deacon Mrs. Kathleen Jenkins, Office Manager Ms. Eva Swiontkowski-de Nardis, Mrs. Maura Nedwell, Administrator of Religious Education Pastoral Associate for Parish Life Mr. Michael Van Allen, Pastoral Associate Mrs. Arlene Liepshutz, Mrs. Rita Koeppel, Director of Music Pastoral Associate for Parish Finances Mrs. Linda Meicht, Pastoral Care Mr. Orville Maxwell, Superintendent of Maintenance For Sacramental Information, please call the Office at 828-1334. PASTOR’S INFORMATION If any of the following items pertain to you or your family, please check the box by that item. This information will be a great help. (Please tear off and put in the collection basket, or mail to the rectory. Your Name: ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Address: ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Telephone Number: _________________________________________ Previous Address, if changing: _____________________________________________________________________________________________ New in Parish; would like to register at St. Mary’s Church, Hudson Resurrection Church, Germantown Nativity Chapel, Linlithgo, Change of Address Moving out of Parish Request collection envelopes Need information, please phone Request free subscription to The Evangelist, our diocesan newspaper New telephone number: ________________________ HOLY TRINITY PARISH GERMANTOWN & HUDSON, NEW YORK Hudson Germantown READINGS AND HYMNS MASSES FOR THIS WEEK Reading: p 228; Opening Hymn: # 357; Closing: # 422 24TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME SATURDAY VIGIL MASS: (September 12–– Linlithgo) MASSES FOR THIS WEEK 5:30 PM Peter Charowhas – Mary Jane Fuchs MONDAY: Weekday (September 14) SUNDAY MORNING MASS: (September 13–– Germantown) 7:15 AM Sophie Pyskaty – Debbie & Tom Daus 11 AM. Anthony Bartolotta - Mary For Favor Received – Ann Hanway TUESDAY: Weekday (September 15) MONDAY: Weekday (September 14-Germantown) 7:15 AM Filomena Faye Macher – Husband, John 9:00 AM Good Health of Diane Fox - Parish Robert Betts – Mary & Bob Delaney TUESDAY: Weekday (September 15-Germantown) WEDNESDAY: Weekday (September 16) 9:00 AM Rose Marie Helimnak 7:15 AM Thanksgiving for Family & Blessings WEDNESDAY: Weekday (September 16-Linlithgo) – Dolly & Lee Van De Carr 8:00 AM Chuck Avery Walter Hentschel – Frank Hentschel THURSDAY: Weekday (September 17-Germantown) 9:00 AM Dolores Avery THURSDAY: Weekday (September 17) 7:15 AM John Yates (39th Anniv) – Children & Grandchildren FRIDAY: Weekday (September 18-Germantown) 9:00 AM Robert Bunce-Peace of Mind FRIDAY: Weekday (September 18) 7:15 AM Mary Campagnolo (1stAnn.) – Sister, Kathy Costacurta & Family 25TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME SATURDAY VIGIL MASS: (September 19—Linlithgo) 25TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIMES 5:30 p.m. Frank Pancheri - Ilda SATURDAY VIGIL MASS: (September 19) SUNDAY MORNING MASS: (September 20—Germantown) 4:00 PM Anna Wicenty, John Stefanski & Edward Barry 11:00 a.m. Good Health of Diane Fox – Jessie Barry LITURGICAL ROLES Anna M. & Harold W. Rowen – Rita & Harry Koeppel Dora Graziano & Sister, Ada Grand & Family For the Weekend of September 19-20 LECTORS: EUCHARISTIC GREETERS/ SUNDAY MORNING MASS: (September 20) MINISTERS USHERS: 9:00 AM Clara & Warren Peters – Debbie De Long Saturday Vigil 5:30 PM (Linlithgo) I. Claire & Edward Hilligas – The Family C. Armstrong S. Hotaling C. Newberry The Scott Family – Theresa S. Kreig Sunday, 11:00 AM (Germantown) For the Living & Deceased of our Parish A. Liepshutz D. Priveratsky V. Randazzo LITURGICAL ROLES For the Weekend of September 19-20 Question of the Week: LECTORS: EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS SERVERS: What does it mean to think as God does? Saturday Vigil 4:00 PM CH: F. VanDeusen J. Smith K. Jenkins PH: M. Anuska PC: E. Maloy OH: R. Paul OC: C. Paul SACRIFICIAL GIVING Sunday, 9:00 AM CH: Deacon O’Neill M. Meyer Spirituality of Stewardship F. Rees PH: R. Maichin PC: M. DiCintio W. Meyer OH: S. Alessi OC: JM Alessi J. Rutkey To become more of the individuals God intends us to be, we have to change our desire for self-gratification to a desire to share. Readings for the Week of September 13 HUDSON Sunday (Sept. 13): Is 50:5-9a/Jas 2:14-18/Mk 8:27-35 Regular Offertory Last Weekend (September 6).………$6,430.00 Monday: Nm 21:4b-9/Phil 2:6-11/Jn 3:13-17 . Tuesday: 1 Tm 3:1-13/Jn 19:25-27 or Lk 2:33-35 Heat and Utilities……………………..………….………………..$ 920.00 Wednesday: 1 Tm 3:14-16/Lk 7:31-35 Evangelist………………………………………………………..$ 278.00 Thursday: 1 Tm 4:12-16/Lk 7:36-50 Friday: 1 Tm 6:2c-12/Lk 8:1-3 GERMANTOWN Saturday: 1 Tm 6:13-16/Lk 8:4-15 Amounts are not available yet. They will be reported next week. Sunday (Sept. 20): Wis 2:12, 17-20/Jas 3:16 - 4:3/Mk 9:30-37 acoustic-fun-loving music and a passion for their faith. The day The Week Ahead will be filled with excitement, games and food. Tickets are $5 per person. Anyone attending NCYC 2009 (National Catholic Youth Conference) or thinking about attending NCYC 2011 is MONDAY, September 14 encouraged to attend. ▄ Our Lady’s Busy Beads: Please come and enjoy mak- Steve Agrisano will perform in concert at 7:00 p.m. Steve is ing Rosaries for homebound, hospitalized, and missions. All recognized as one of the most dynamic and effective supplies are on hand. All you need to do is come and have fun communicators with Christian youth in the country. A singer, in this worthwhile effort to promote Our Lady’s message of songwriter and storyteller, Steve creates relevant, dynamic music praying the Rosary. Even if you don’t know how to make a for liturgy and listening, proclaiming that through Christ we have rosary, come down and learn. Everyone, regardless of age, is the power to carry out God’s work. Tickets are $15 before welcome. Location: St. Mary’s Academy, Third & Allen Sts., September 1st and $20 at the door. Hudson. Time: 6:oo p.m. For further information, contact Donna Hoffman at 828-3619. For those attending the Youth Rally and concert, total admission price (before 9/1) is $20 per person. WEDNESDAY, September 16 If we have enough interest in this event, we can rent a bus for ■ The Gathering: Please come and share in the ongoing transportation. Please RSVP no later than September 6th in order study of St. Paul’s Letters to the Corinthians. The sessions for us to know whether a bus is necessary. A message for Eva take place the first and third Wednesday evening of each Swiontkowski-de Nardis can be left at 537-6136 or at month, 7:30 to 9:00 p.m., at the St. Mary’s Academy Library, firstname.lastname@example.org . A message for Maura Nedwell can be left Third & Allen Sts., Hudson. All members of the community are at 828-0843 or at email@example.com. welcome to participate. For more information, call Charles Vieni at 851-7981. T H U R S D A Y , September 17 Our Lady of Grace Prayer Group will meet at 7:00 A Family Perspective by Bud Ozar p.m. in St. Mary’s Church to pray for the Holy Father, all priests If we want to be happy at home we must commit (“lose and religious, for the needs of our parishes, for peace in our ourselves”) to our family. If we try to be independent from hearts and all nations, and prayers for personal petitions. Everyone others (“save ourselves”) we end up lonely and alone. is welcome to join them in prayer. For further information call Happiness is found in commitments. The Gospel is true: We Charlie or Linda Meicht at 828-3435 save our life by losing it. Faith Festival Help our parish serve future generations. & Picnic Please remember your parish in your will. Its official corporate name is: Holy Trinity Parish The Parish of the Holy Trinity, Hudson, New York Picnic at Palatine Park or Pavilion, Ger-mantown, you can leave a specific bequest to be used (inside the Activities at St. Mary’s Church, Hudson, Building in case of inclement weather) on Sunday, October 4 th or Resurrection Church, Germantown. from Noon to 3:00 p.m. Everyone is welcome. Beginning at 12:30 hot dogs, hamburgers, coffee, tea and apple cider will be provided. Those attending are asked to bring a dish to share. RSVP by September 27th (518-537-6136). Come and meet new parishioners and enjoy renewing acquaintances with “old” ones. (Please note: there will be no faith formation sessions at Resurrection this day.) Diocesan Youth Rally September 26th On Saturday, September 26th, St. Clements Church in Saratoga will be the host of the first Diocesan Youth Rally, followed by a Steve Agrisano concert in the evening. This rally is for all youth, grades 7 and up. The Youth Rally will be 1:00 – 6:00 p.m. Popple will the featured entertainment. They are filled with comedic- Hospitality/Ministry Fair NCYC Organizational Info Introducing St. Mary’s Catechists Youth who will be in grades 9 through 12 in the year 2011 (entering grades 7 thru 10 this year) and are interested in attending the National Catholic Youth Conference in Indian-apolis in 2011 Train a child in the way he should go, are invited to contact Mrs. Maura Nedwell at 828-0843 or and when he is old he will not turn from it. firstname.lastname@example.org. This bi-annual confer-ence is attended by Proverbs 22:6 25,000 Catholic teens from across the country. The Albany Saint Mary’s is blessed with a wonderful wealth of parish-ioners Diocese traditionally sends 300 teens. Interested teens will travel who have been called to the Ministry of Catechist. Our Catechists with Maura Nedwell and we will be housed with other teens from meet weekly with their classes throughout the school year planting our Diocese. Attending this event is an experience of a lifetime! seeds of faith in young people’s hearts that, with God’s good Cost to attend (airfare and conference fees) is approximately grace, will grow and flourish. $1,000. If we begin fundraising efforts now, we can reach our goal without over-taxing already busy schedules. Depending on the Our Catechists serve through witnessing to Gospel values, response to this offering, there may be a need for an additional offering opportunities for spiritual development and providing parent chaperone or two. Parents, please let Mrs. Nedwell know if prayerful support, availability and presence to our young people. you have an interest in chaperoning this event. Along with preparing lessons and organizing age-appropriate materials needed for class activities, our catechists continue their own spiritual development through taking time to nourish their own personal relationship with the Lord. We are truly grateful for their commitment to our parish’s future! Religious Education Classes begin next Sunday,September 20th Combined Parish Pastoral Council All classes will meet immediately Meeting September 15th at Saint Mary’s Academy following the 9:00 a.m. Mass The combined Parish Pastoral Council of Holy Trinity Parish will meet on Tuesday, September 15th, 6:30 p.m., at St. Mary’s Rectory, Hudson. All members of Parish Pastoral Councils and Registrations and Schedule on are on line Pastoral Planning Teams are asked to be present. Agenda: plan the now at www.stmaryhudson.org year out, review progress of merger, and address any areas of concern. Catechetical We welcome back Sunday to be the Choir celebrated next This weekend our choir returns to the 9:00 a.m. Mass for the fall. We weekend are happy to welcome them back with Sunday, September 20th, the third a special blessing. Sunday of September, has been If you would like to sing, have some fun, and praise God all at designated as “Catechetical Sunday” by our nation’s bishops. The the same time, this is the opportunity for you. theme for this year’s celebration is “Catechesis and Proclamation For further information, please see Rita after Mass, or give her of the Word.” At our 9:00 Mass next Sunday we will be a call at 851-7393. She will be happy to discuss this ministry with recognizing our Catechists and giving them a special blessing. This you. gesture is the least we can do to recognize the invaluable contribution of those generous and dedicated individuals who give so much of themselves. Greet the Sisters On Thursday, September 17th, at 1:00 p.m., Sister Adelina and some other Sisters of St. Joseph with ties to this area will be visiting at St. Mary’s Academy, Third and Allen Streets. Anyone who would like to say hello to the sisters is welcome stop down at the Academy for coffee, tea, cake, and lots of pleasant conversation. HOLY TRINITY PARISH HUDSON & GERMANTOWN, NEW YORK th 24 SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME SEPTEMBER 13, 2009 Clothing Drive Baby Bottle Coin Drive Our Saints Club is conducting a It’s time to return the baby bottles holding Clothing Drive from now until your loose change, which will be given to the October 25th. We are accepting Alight Center. Your bottles can be left in the clothing in wearable condition, Church vestibules. We will collect them and shoes & belts, stuffed animals and pass them on to the Alight Center. hard toys. These items should be clean and placed in large, knotted trash bags. Items can be left in the Library room on the right-hand side of the vestibule of the Church. Living out the Scriptures Some thoughts from the Archdiocese of Detroit: Get behind me Satan, You are thinking not as God does, but as Diocesan Marriage Jubilee human beings do… Jesus calls his disciples (and Peter) to understand that you Final Call can’t avoid the truth, and everything does not revolve around The Thirty-seventh Annual Marriage Jubilee Celebration, you. One of our greatest responsibilities as adults is that of sponsored by the diocesan Office of Evangelization, Catechesis, sharing the truth, calling forth the truth, and helping our and Family Life, will be held Saturday, October 17th, 1:00 p.m., at children and youth to realize that we can’t avoid difficulty and St. Clare’s Church, Central Avenue, Colonie, NY. Couples accountability. In fact, it is “truth” and “accountability” that celebrating their 25th, 40th, 50th, or other special wedding will set us free. There is nothing we cannot get through if we anniversaries are invited to attend this celebration. Bishop Hubbard work together in honesty. We, like Jesus, are called to teach will celebrate Mass at 1:00 p.m. and greet couples and their guests at God’s truth. a reception at the Parish Center immediately following the Mass. Please call the Rectory at 828-1334 to register. 2010 The Christian Service Committee in Hudson is now taking reservations for the 2010 Entertainment Book. If you would like to reserve your copy, please call Kathryn McDonald at 828-0506. Save the date! Please put Saturday, November 7th, Christian Brothers Academy, Albany, on your calendar. Plan to join Bishop Hubbard for the annual Parish Convening –– a day of renewal and nourishment for all who minister in the parish: Lectors, Communion Ministers, RCIA teams, ministers to the elderly and the sick, catechists, youth ministers, outreach ministers, parish pastoral council members, leaders and coordinators of ministries, and more! Highlights of the day will include: a joyful gathering celebration, inspiring keynote address by Father Gerald Fagin, SJ, from Loyola University, New Orleans –– “Ministering with the Heart of Christ,” workshops, and special exhibits. Further information available from the Office of Ministry Formation (453-6670) or email@example.com .