OUR LADY OF MOUNT CARMEL PARISH ASHTABULA, OHIO PRAYER LINES Kay Johnson 576-3002, Madeline Bernardo 969-1059, Sisters of Notre Dame (440)279-1163, Ursuline Sisters (440)449-1200 Saint John / Saints John & Paul Alumni Association will be accepting Herald Hall of Fame nominations until November 1. If you would like to nominate a deserving Herald alumni or contributor and would like a nomination form, please call the school at 997-5531 or email Thank you to Sandra and John Kozel, Bina Cellitti, and Bev firstname.lastname@example.org. Foderetti for the beautiful fall foliage and flowers that have been gracing our liturgical environment. Their gifts help to remind us of the beauty of Saints John & Paul is BEEM-ING with pride! A drawing for a God's creation, indeed! The liturgy committee will be updating the fall 2009 BMW 128i Convertible will be held at the Bocce environment each week throughout the season and welcomes your Tournament Saturday, May 22, 2010. Ticket cost is $100 and the autumnal donations of flowers or decorative grasses. Just stop by the ticket seller wins $5,000. Purchase at www.ssjpfundraier.com or church on Fridays at 3:00 PM to share your gifts. You might even like to through the high school office at 997-5531. lend a hand at decorating. You can help support Saints John and Paul School and enjoy delicious Market Day frozen food products! November features extra- FOR MARRIED COUPLES special PIES along with many other delicious choices! The pies can be Rediscover the one you love! Not sure about your communication? sampled in the vestibule after mass on October 24 and 25. Items can be Seeking to renew your marriage commitment? Hoping to rekindle the ordered online at www.marketday.com or you take an order form and romance? Give your relationship time to be renewed at a Worldwide return it to either the elementary or high school by Thursday, November 5. Marriage Encounter Weekend. The next will be November 13-15, at Lake All orders made in person must be prepaid and checks can be made out to Chautauqua Retreat Center, Bemus Point, NY. Register early, reservations Market Day. For those ordering online our school code is 17050. The pies fill quickly. For more information, call (814) 823-4600 or email can be picked up on Friday, November 13, 5:30pm-6:30pm at Sts. John & WWME.EriePa@gmail.com Paul High School. Monthly catalogs are also available in the church vestibules or by calling the school at 997-5531. WORLD MARRIAGE DAY 2010 In preparation for next year’s World Marriage Day, couples who are HAPPY ANNIVERSARY!!! married civilly but not in the Church are invited to inquire about The Tri-Parish Community offers our congratulations to the Catholic beginning the validation process (“having your marriage blessed by the Daughters of America (CDA) who are celebrating their 90th anniversary Church”). A special celebration will be held in February, near Valentine’s this year. The CDA will celebrate their anniversary by attending Mass Day, for those couples completing necessary canonical process for together at 12noon on Sunday, November 8, at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel marriage in the Catholic Church. Please contact the parish office before Parish. October 30 to inquire about beginning the marriage validation process. The Pastor will then forward the request to the Tribunal of the Diocese. HALO GIVING TREE “THE CROSS” PROJECT As we anticipate Christmas, please consider adopting a person in A faith movie for all denominations about one man’s mission for need as part of the Catholic Charities HALO (Giving Tree). The Giving 38years to carry a 12ft. wooden cross successfully into every nation Tree will be up the weekend of November 28 and 29 for you to select a around the world bringing people spiritual, physical, and relational tag, purchase a gift, wrap it, and return the gift to the Mt. Carmel cry room healing and sharing the gospel of Jesus Christ. We are looking for people on December 12 & 13. Please take a tag only if you can return the gift by to contribute their time, donations, and talents for this fundraiser event. December 13. For more information, call Justine Manweiler at 964-7404. HALO INFORMATION Anyone who knows of a family or families in our parish who is in +++MEMORIAL FLAMES OPENINGS FOR 2009+++ need of help for Christmas, please contact Karen Millberg at 969-1061 by These dates still have some openings for Memorial Flames: November 8. Saturday, November 14; Sunday, November 15, HALO DINNER DANCE Wednesday, November 18; Saturday, November 21, Sponsored by the Halo Advisory Board and Catholic Charities, the Sunday, November 29; Wednesday, Dec 2; Friday, Dec 4, dance will take place on Saturday, November 21, starting at 6pm. The cost Saturday, December 5; Sunday, December 6; Wednesday, Dec 9, is $20 per person and includes dinner, open bar, raffles, and live music by Saturday, December 12; Sunday, December 13, “Good Question.” For more information or to purchase tickets, please Wednesday, December 16; Saturday, December 19, contact Pam Richcreek at Catholic Charities of Ashtabula County at 992- Wednesday, December 30; Thursday, December 31. 2121, or visit their offices at 4200 Park Ave. If you are interested in any of the dates, please call the rectory to schedule a flame. Thank you. We have also “opened the books” for 2010, and are now accepting Mass intentions and Memorial Flames for 2010. Forms are available in the church vestibule. Masses are scheduled on a first come/first served basis so get your requests in early to get the date you’d like. This is a time honored way of remembering our deceased loved ones, and as we approach the annual celebration commemorating all the faithful El Grande Steak House departed (All Souls Day), let us offer special prayers for all parishioners, Rt. 20 West family members, and friends who have gone before us. 998-2228 OCTOBER 25, 2009 THIRTIETH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME +++ November 2009 +++ Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday 1 ALL SAINTS 2 The 3 St. Martin 4 St. Charles 5 6 7 2nd collection for Commemoration of de Porres Borromeo SSJP school All the Faithful [Election Day] CCD Departed (All Souls) 8am Mass at St. Joe 3:30pm – Young 6:30pm – Bingo people’s choir 7pm – Choir rehearsal 7pm – RCIA rehearsal 7pm – Bible Study 7pm Mass at Mt. Carmel @ MoS 8 32nd Sunday in 9 The Dedication 10 Pope St. Leo 11 St. Martin 12 St. Josaphat 13 St. Frances 14 Ordinary Time of the Lateran the Great of Tours Xavier Cabrini 2nd collection for Basilica [Veterans Day] El Salvador CCD 3pm – Baptism prep 3:30pm – Young 6:30pm – Bingo class at St. Joe 7pm – RCIA 5pm – Confirmation people’s choir 7pm – Choir rehearsal @ MoS rehearsal 7pm – Bible Study class at Mother of Sorrows 15 33rd Sunday in 16 St. Margaret 17 St. Elizabeth 18 The Dedication of 19 20 21 The Ordinary Time of Scotland; of Hungary the Basilicas of St. Presentation of the 2nd collection for Peter & St. Paul; Blessed Virgin St. Gertrude St. Rose Philippine Mary Food Pantry Duchesne CCD 3:30pm – Young Breakfast at MoS people’s choir Texas hold-em RCIA presentation 7pm – RCIA 5pm – Finance @ Mt. Carmel of Candidates rehearsal Committee 7pm – Bible Study @ MoS 7pm – Pastoral 9am – STJ 6:30pm – Bingo 10am – MOS 7pm – Choir Council Noon - OLMC rehearsal 22 OUR LORD 23 Pope St. Clement I; 24 St. Andrew 25 St. Catherine 26 27 28 JESUS CHRIST St. Columban; Blsd. Dung-Lac and of Alexandria Thanksgiving No School & Miguel Agustín Pro THE KING his companions [no school at SSJP] Parish Offices CCD 9am Mass closed Festival of Trees 1:30pm – Bloodmobile at St. Joseph 1st Reconciliation at MoS parents meeting at 7pm – RCIA Mother of Sorrows @ MoS 29 1st SUNDAY 30 St. Andrew OF ADVENT Adoration Chapel: Mass Schedules: nd 2 collection for Sunday: 12:30pm to 9:00pm. Saturday (Vigil for Sunday): Religious 3:30pm – Young Mon. – Fri.: 9:00am to 9:00pm. St. Joseph – 4pm; OLMC – 5pm; MOS – 5:30pm Retirement Fund people’s choir Saturday: 9:00am to 4:00pm. Sunday: St. Joe – 9am; OLMC – 8:00am and 12Noon; No CCD rehearsal MOS – 10am and 11:45am (in Spanish) All visitors welcome Weekdays: 8:00am (Mon. & Fri. at St. Joe; 6pm – Altar & Tues. & Thurs. at MOS; Wed. at OLMC) E-mail: Reconciliation: Saturdays at 3pm at St. Joe; 6:00pm at Rosary meeting email@example.com OLMC; 6:30pm at MOS (or by appointment) + Tri-Parish Activities Calendar + +++ detach and save +++ OUR LADY OF MOUNT CARMEL PARISH ASHTABULA, OHIO PRAY WITH THE SCRIPTURES Readings for the week of October 25, 2009 Today: Jeremiah 31:7-9; Psalm 126; Hebrews 5:1-6; Mark 10:46-52 Monday: Romans 8:12-17; Psalm 68; Luke 13:10-17 Saturday, October 24 – Vigil for Sunday Tuesday: Romans 8:18-25; Psalm 126; Luke 13:18-21 5:00pm John & Linda Izzi (daughters & families) Wednesday: Ephesians 2:19-22; Psalm 19; Luke 6:12-16 Joseph & Helen Church (children & grandchildren) Thursday: Romans 8:31-39; Psalm 109; Luke 13:31-35 SUNDAY, OCTOBER 25 – THIRTIETH SUNDAY IN Friday: Romans 9:1-5; Psalm 147; Luke 14:1-6 ORDINARY TIME Saturday: Romans 11:1-29; Psalm 94; Luke 14:1-11 8:00am Mike A. Laurello (wife, Norma) Next Sunday: Revelation 7:2-14; Ps 24; 1 John 3:1-3; Matthew 5:1-12 12Noon Mary, Victoria, and Gabe Lombardo (estate) Jane Vaughan (JoJo Simrak) MASS INTENTIONS Monday, October 26 – Weekday Diocesan Policy states that parishes should only retain as many Mass 8:00am Mass at St. Joseph Parish Intentions as can be celebrated within a year. If you are unable to schedule Tuesday, October 27 – Weekday a Mass Intention at your parish, please consider sending your Mass 8:00am Mass at Mother of Sorrows Parish Intention to the Diocesan Mass Stipend Fund for our retired priests and Wednesday, October 28 – Sts. Simon & Jude other priests in need of stipends. It is a wonderful service that we can offer 8:00am Mass at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Parish through your generosity. Please mail Mass Intentions to: Diocesan Mass Carmella Esposito (sisters & brothers) Stipend Fund; c/o Reverend John M. Jerek; 144 West Wood St.; Thursday, October 29 – Weekday Youngstown, OH 44503. Make checks payable to Diocese of 8:00am Mass at Mother of Sorrows Parish Youngstown. Friday, October 30 – Weekday TRI-PARISH FOOD DRIVE 8:00am Mass at St. Joseph Parish It is again time for the Tri-Parish Fill-a-Bag Food Drive. This 8:15am SSJP School Mass at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Parish supports the Neighbor-to-Neighbor Food Pantry at St. Joseph in keeping Carl “Spanky” Carano (Aunt Toni) the shelves stocked. Saturday, October 31 – Vigil for Sunday “Fill-a-Bags” will be available at the doors of the churches next 5:00pm Dominic & Dominica Standy (family) weekend. Please take a bag and fill it with items from the list that is attached to the bag. Return the bag the following weekend to the food SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 1 – ALL SAINTS pantry or to the entrances of any of the churches. Thank you in advance 8:00am Linda Varckette Joslin (sisters) for your generosity. Canzonetta family (Loraine & Gary) 12Noon Frank Noce (Jean & Lisa) ANNUAL BLUE MASS FOR SAFETY FORCES The Knights of Columbus and the Ashtabula Tri-Parish Community MEMORIAL FLAMES will celebrate a “Blue Mass” to honor the Ashtabula Area Safety Forces Saturday, October 24: on Wednesday, October 28, at 7pm at Mother of Sorrows Parish. Please Victor & Rita Cimorell (children); Gilda Duva (husband); Carl show your support for our area safety forces by attending this annual “Spanky” Carano (Aunt Toni); John Severino (Elaine Valerio); event. Refreshments will follow the service in the parish hall. Filomeno & Lucia Valerio (daughter-in-law, Elaine); Pasqual & Carmel DiDonato (daughter, Elaine) ALL SOULS DAY Sunday, October 25: All Souls Day (November 2) is the day in the Church when we honor Linda Varckette Joslin (Mom & Dad); the deceased members of the all the faithful departed. To commemorate this Feast day, the Tri-Parish Ackley and Juptner families (Henrietta Ackley); Pearl Benedict (Marie Community of Ashtabula will have a special Mass on Monday, November Benedict); Christine Timonere (Donna & Vince Capuano); Ella & 2, at 7:00pm, at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Parish. All those who have lost a Albert DiAngelo (Jean Vendetti); Nicholas Martello (Jean Vendetti) loved one are invited to attend, and all those who have died in our 3 Wednesday, October 28: parishes this past year will be remembered during this Mass. [NOTE: this Lucille Arp (family); Frank Carlo (great nephews & great niece); Ned Mass is in addition to the regularly scheduled Mass at 8:00am at St. Incorvia (Genevieve Ecklund & M/M John Elzeer); Gilda Duva Joseph on this day.] (husband) Friday, October 30: STEWARDSHIP THOUGHT Fr. Arthur DeCrane (Fr. Joe Ruggieri) Today’s Psalm says, “The Lord has done great things for us; we are filled Saturday, October 31: with joy.” Good stewards demonstrate by their living and giving that they Eleanor Costa (family); Elizabeth Guerini (husband & family); Blanche understand God as the source of all they are and have. Severa (husband); Della Johnston (John & Nancy Elzeer); Josephine Noce (Nancy Elzeer); Dolores Guerini (Jim & Donna Notte) Sunday, November 1: Louis Tulino (wife & children); John Leombruno (MaryAnn & sons); Matt Canzonetta (Susan & Fausto Stafani); Sylvia Campisano (Cecelia Are you giving 10%? 5%? 1%? Gianell); Michael C. Zaller (M/M David Watson); John & Sarah STEWARDSHIP OF TREASURE UPDATE Watson (M/M David Watson) Sunday “target” amount: $9,000.00 Sunday Collection 10/11: $7,189.00 NOTE Weekly Average as of July 1, 2009: $7,135.00 There will be no Mass at the Mission on Sunday, November 8. Children’s Donations: $18.50 Envelopes Mailed Out: 911 Envelopes Received: 316 OCTOBER 25, 2009 THIRTIETH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME PASSPORT TO WINE COUNTRY The Ashtabula Chapter of the American Red Cross is running its annual fundraiser to support the Save the Family Campaign for relief to victims of local fires. It is important to remember that all funds stay here in Ashtabula. This is a very important fundraiser for the Ashtabula The next meeting of our parish’s Pastoral Council will be on Chapter of the Red Cross, because unfortunately we experience an Thursday, November 19. The following Parishioners are on the increase in home fires during this time of year, which in turn puts a big council. If you have issues for the Council or the Parish, please strain not only on our staff and volunteers but also on our funds. We are contact them. We value your input. very sensitive to the economic times, and for that reason have dropped the Mrs. Stephanie Anservitz 998-5883 price to $15.00 this year from $25.00 last year. What you will receive for Miss Rosemary Bernato 964-9562 your purchase is ten (10) sample glasses or two (2) full glasses of fine Mrs. Durene Burns 997-5212 wine from one of our great participating wineries. Which are Buccia Ms. Mary Capitena-Bento 992-9499 Vineyard, Debonne Vineyards, Ferrante Winery, Grand River Cellars, Harpersfield Winery, The Lake House Winery, Old Mill Winery, Saint Ms. Jaime Carr 992-0947 Joseph Vineyards, South River Vineyard, the Winery at Spring Hill. If Ms. Marilyn Carr 992-0947 you would like more information about the passport, or to purchase your Mrs. Jean Hermick 992-9145 passport you may contact the Red Cross at (440) 998-1020, or Robert Dr. John Hoza 224-3324 Dille at (440) 992-5051. My fellow board members and I would like to Mrs. Lori Lamm-Riley 428-7262 thank all of the participating wineries and you for your continued support Mr. Larry Lynagh 858-2881 of your local Red Cross. Mrs. Jeanne McCool 992-3129 THE GOSPEL OF LUKE Mrs. Josephine Rufo 992-9387 The liturgical season of Advent is an opportunity to become more Mrs. Donna Torquato 964-2639 aware of the richness of the sacred scriptures. This course will focus on significant themes in the Gospel of Luke especially the Advent readings. Mrs. Janis Williams 964-0280 Participants will experience a better appreciation and understanding of Ex-officio God’s Word. Resources will be available to purchase at the first session. Ms. Angela Ackley 998-4111 Please bring your Bible. Registration fee is $10. The classes will take Mr. Bob Lanterman 998-4111 place November 30, December 7, 14, and 21 from 7 to 8:30pm at St. Mr. Pete Olsen 998-4111 Joseph Church School Library. Fr. Joe Ruggieri 998-4111 Sr. Shirley Warner 964-3277 **ATTENTION ALL BAKERS** This year on Election Day, Tuesday, November 3, voting will take place at HOLIDAY HAPPENING CRAFT SHOW Mt. Carmel Banquet Center. Throughout the day a Bake Sale will be Sponsored by Altar & Rosary Society of Mother of going on. If you can bake for this event, please drop off your baked goods Sorrows Church, the craft show will take place at Mt. at the rectory on Monday, November 2 from 8am to 4pm, or you can bring Carmel Community Center 1200 E. 21st St., Ashtabula them to the center the day of the elections from 8am to 4pm. What a nice on Friday, November 6 and Saturday, November 7 from way to help out your church. If interested, please fill out the form and 5 to 9pm and 10am to 4pm. The cost for adults is $2 and return it to the rectory via the collection basket. $1 for seniors and students. Name: _____________________________ HALLOWEEN PARTY The Parish Community Life Committee will host a Halloween Party on Phone #: _____________________________ Friday, October 30, at 6:30pm in the school parking lot (or in the gym, weather depending). We are looking for donations of pumpkins and cornstalks. If you are able to donate either of these, please call the rectory at 998-4111. Thank you in advance for your BINGO is on Wednesday, October 28, at 6:30pm in the generosity. There will be prizes for best Bernard Vacca / Mount Carmel Community Center costumes and a pumpkin decorating contest. Special Halloween Party There will be food, games and fun for all ages. Free Donuts,Cider & Treats with paid Admission BINGO Kitchen Workers for October 28: Donna Notte, MaryAnn Dunn, Bob Lanterman, Mary Beth Lacy, Karen Fenton “THE CHURCH: THE ONE AND THE MANY” The Roman Catholic Diocese of Youngstown announces the Thanks to the October 14 BINGO Workers: Inaugural Lecture of the Bishop Benedict C. Franzetta Memorial Lecture Bakers/Supplies: Palma Meola, Emily Ricker, Barb Severino, Audreen Series. The Most Reverend Daniel E. Pilarczyk, Archbishop of Cincinnati, Monda will be at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Hall in Youngstown on Tuesday, Kitchen: Carolyn Yarhaus, Barb Severino, Steve Severino November 10, at 6pm, and at Walsh University’s Barrette Center in Floor: Ed Melaragno, Theresa Mackynen, Brenda Riesterer, Cindi Canton on Wednesday, November 11, at 6pm. Individual tickets are $25 DiAngelo, Jody Foderetti, Wayne Jewell each. ATTENTION! HELP NEEDED!! BINGO is in need of people to work in the kitchen and on the floor. Remember to change your clocks next weekend so you’re not an hour If you can donate an hour, or two, even once a month, please contact the early for Mass/CCD. Daylight Savings Time ends on November 1. Turn Rectory. Any help you can give will be greatly appreciated! Call now!! your clocks back one hour.