ST. PATRICK’S CHURCH 30 MAIN STREET SOUTH HADLEY, MASSACHUSETTS 01075 Voice: (413) 532-2850 Fax: (413) 552-0241 Email: email@example.com Web site: www.StPatrickSH.org Our Mission St. Patrick’s, a warm, welcoming Roman Catholic Parish located in South Hadley, Ma was founded in 1867 as a mission church of St. Jerome’s in Holyoke. St. Patrick’s is a place where all generations can practice our faith, receive the sacraments and be part of a caring parish family. We are called to proclaim the Kingdom of God through the changes and challenges of our times as we link service, community and evangelization. We strive to live out our mission through: • Prayer and Liturgy • Faith based education to all ages • Service to the Community PASTORAL STAFF Pastor ~ Father Thomas M. Shea In Residence ~ Rev. Eugene D. Honan Deacon ~ John Bledsoe Pastoral Minister ~ Sr. Catherine Ormond, SSJ Director of Religious Education ~ Carol Lisella Director of Music & Organist ~ Gertrude Broderick Kennedy Administrative Assistant ~ Gwen Blanchard Sunday Masses Religious Education Program - 534-7080 Saturday: 4:00pm and 5:30pm Classes are held in the Social Center. Sunday: 7:00am, 9:00am, 11:00am Saturday: 9:00 - 10:30 am……….Grades 9, 10, 11 10:45 - 12:00 pm…………..Grades 1, 2, 3 Weekday Masses 7:00am: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday Monday : 4:00 - 5:00 pm…………….Grades 4 & 5 7:00am: Wednesday Communion Service 5:15 - 6:15 pm…………….Grades 6, 7, 8 Holydays Vigil: 5:30pm Spiritual Life Program Holy Days: 7:00am and 5:30pm Deepens appreciation of Sacraments. Sacred Scripture, Church Life and Prayer with programs and outreach to all families of the Sacrament of Baptism - ext. 105 parish. First Sunday of each month at 12:00 noon. Parents are asked to Eucharistic Prayer and Adoration - St. Patrick’s Church is contact the rectory to schedule their child’s Baptism. open from 6:30 to 4:00 weekdays. You may enter through the Sacrament of Reconciliation side door nearest the rectory. Eucharistic Adoration and Saturday 3:00pm call Fr. Shea. Exposition takes place the first Saturday from 8:00 - 3:30. Benediction follows at 3:30. Sacrament of the sick Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults - 532-2850 Third Sunday of each month at 12:00 Noon or call Fr. Shea if in Bulletin Deadline need. The deadline for copy material is ten days before the Sunday it will appear. Sacrament of Marriage Parish Membership Engaged couples are invited to contact the Rectory as soon as the decision to marry has been made. Please consider a visit We welcome all newcomers to our parish community and we with us before making additional arrangements, at least 9 hope that you will take an active part in the life of the parish. months in advance of the wedding date desired. Kindly register at the rectory. St. Patrick’s Pastoral Council Office of Pastoral Ministry (Sr. Cathy) - ext. 103 Ron Barthelette, Deacon John Bledsoe, Roxanne Dardenne, Please notify us if anyone is ill, in the hospital, or at home and if Judi Dorsett, Barbara Duda, Jackie Fontaine, Barbara Fulton, anyone is unable to come to church because of illness, Kathy Guilbault, Sandra Kimball, Carleen Labonte, handicap, or age. Lorraine Lacasse, Ray LaValley, Jr., Gerard Leclair, Carol Lisella, Patti Meon, Sr. Catherine Ormond, James Ripa, St. Patrick’s Prayer Line If you or somebody you know needs our prayers, please feel Roger Roux, Fr. Thomas Shea, Mark Seitz, Carolyn Szczebak, free to call THE PRAYER LINE, so that we can pray for your Steve Werenski intention. Call 532-PRAY (7729). Twenty-Second Sunday in Ordinary Time ~ August 29, 2010 St. Patrick's Church ~ South Hadley, MA FROM OUR PASTOR’S DESK Saturday, August 28 Last week it was announced that we will be using a new 4:00PM— Timothy Cauley translation of the Mass prayers in December 2011. By Parents 5:30PM— Helen and Charles Makuch By Raymond and Joan Hopfe As the date of implementation draws nearer, we will be Sunday, August 29 offering more detailed information and explanation. For the 7:00AM— Theresa Gagnon moment I will just mention that different texts will be used and By Mary Ann Lowe 9:00AM— Matilda and Alfred A. Louis the reason for the changes. By Family 11:00AM— Thuan Tran and Suu Le The newly translated texts will affect prayers that are By Family Monday, August 30 particular to each Sunday and each celebration, that is, the 7:00AM— Theresa Gagne Opening Prayer, the Prayer over the Gifts, the Prayer after By the Turban Family Communion as well as the Eucharistic Prayers that remember Tuesday, August 31 the Last Supper and involve our needs. 7:00AM— George J. Quenneville By Wife Marie-Anne Wednesday, September 1 The Prayers that will be noticed the most are the simple 7:00AM—Service responses “And also with you” and the hymns and Thursday, September 2 Acclamations, that is, the Gloria, the Creed, Holy Holy Holy 7:00AM— Parishioners and the Lamb of God. The changes are not dramatic, but we Friday, September 3 7:00AM— Thanksgiving for favor received will notice them. Saturday, September 4 4:00PM— Claire Bellerose This new translation has been in process for many years. The By Her Husband resulting translation is intended to be closer to the original 5:30PM— Hazel Lacoste By Stephanie Webb and Family Latin. Sunday, September 5 7:00AM— Edwidge & Francis Johnson In the coming weeks and months, you will probably hear By John and Peg Johnson 9:00AM— Pat Root much about the new prayers and we will keep you informed By Husband and Family as time draws closer. 11:00AM— Hop Tran Joseph By Family Our Tabernacle Lamp burns this week in memory of Remember in Your Prayers Those Who Have Died: Timothy Cauley Requested by Parents Deacon Noe Monat, Ana Sanchez, Please call the Rectory to reserve the lamp Fr. Columkille O’Grady, CP With Sympathy Today’s Prayer Humility and self-knowledge go hand in hand. Those who conduct their August 21st & 22nd affairs with humility (1) shall be exalted, while those who exalt them- Weekly ~ $5540.50 selves shall be humbled (3). The humble shall rejoice and exalt before God (Ps) in the assembly of the heavenly Jerusalem (2). Twenty-Second Sunday in Ordinary Time ~ August 29, 2010 St. Patrick's Church ~ South Hadley, MA Parish Events Children’s Play Group Readings for the Week Children ages 0-5 are wel- Aug 28: Al-Anon Mtg. 7:30 pm Aug 29: Coffee & Donuts come to come and play while Aug 28: 1 Cor 1:26-31; Mt 25:14-30 their caregivers enjoy conver- Aug 29: Take & Eat Aug 29: Sir 3:17-18, 20, 28-29; Ps 68; Aug 29: Children’s Liturgy sation on Thursday mornings Heb 12:18-19, 22-24a; Lk 14:1, 9:30-11:00 am-Social Center 9:00am 7-14 Aug 29: Parish Picnic 12-3pm Aug 30: 1 Cor 2:1-5; Lk 4:16-30 Sept 2: Pre-school play group “Eat, Pray, Love” Aug 31: 1 Cor 2:10b-16; Lk 4:31-37 Discussion 9:30am-11:00am, SC Sept 1: 1 Cor 3:1-9; Lk 4:38-44 Sept 4: Adoration 8:00am Join us as we discuss a re- Sept 2: 1 Cor 3:18-23; Lk 5:1-11 cently released movie and Sept 4: Al-Anon Mtg. 7:30pm Sept 3: 1 Cor 4:1-5; Lk 5:33-39 Sept 12 &19: CYO B-Ball reg- the bestseller, “Eat, Pray, Sept 4: 1 Cor 4:6b-15; Lk 6:1-5 Love”. The book’s author, istration 5-7pm Social Center Sept 5: Wis 9:13-18b; Ps 90; Phlm 9- Elizabeth Gilbert, offers an 10, 12-17; Lk 14:25-33 extremely entertaining story of her journey through three RCIA Program Parish Picnic different cultures as she ex- The parish is beginning our St. Patrick’s Parish Picnic will take amines her love of food, RCIA program to prepare peo- place Sunday, August 29th at Buttery language, humanity, God ple who would like to be bap- Brook Park from noon-3:00pm. Adults and especially love of self. tized and become Catholics. If $6.00 Children 12 & under $3.00. We Julia Roberts plays the role you would like to become part look forward to seeing you at the picnic! of Elizabeth Grant in the of our program, please call Fr. movie. Whether you have Shea at the rectory 532-2850. seen the movie, read the Spaghetti Dinner book, or want to do one or The Mater Dolorosa Holy Name Soci- the other, come! Habitat for Humanity ety will serve a spaghetti dinner on The Habitat for Humanity We will meet Tuesdays, Wed. Sept. 1, 2010 from 4:00pm- Sept. 21st & Sept. 28th from group met August 17th for a 7:00pm in the parish center. Adults preliminary meeting and we 7:00pm-8:15pm at the Lu- $5.00, Children (5-10) $1.50, under 5 theran Church of Our Sav- outlined our needs. The next free. Continuous service. Everyone is ior, 319 Granby Rd. South meeting is scheduled for welcome. Thursday Sept. 9th at 7:00pm Hadley. in the chapel. All are welcome. Catholic Cruise to Bermuda Christmas Spectacular Come sail away on a 7-night Catholic Immaculate Heart of Mary Bermuda Cruise with Father Brendan Granby, MA presents Congratulations Murphy April 21-28, 2011 on the Carni- To Flora Farley who will be Radio City Music Hall 78th val Miracle out of New York. Ports of anniversary, 2010 Christ- 105 years young on Sept.16th. call: Kings Wharf, Bermuda. 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