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					                      St. John of the Cross       Founded January 21, 1953
            2741 Woodland Road, Roslyn, PA •
                                  “A Tithing Parish”
                                                                                              PARISH MISSION STATEMENT
                                                                                              WE THE MEMBERS OF ST. JOHN
                                                                                              OF THE CROSS PARISH, WITH THE
                                                                                              HELP OF THE HOLY SPIRIT SEEK:
                                                                                              To become one in spirit and
                                                                                              truth through prayer,
                                                                                              sacramental worship, and
                                                                                              service thereby renewing our
                                                                                              baptismal promises to work
                                                                                              for the reign of God.
                                                                                              To reach out to all,
                                                                                              encouraging participation,
                                                                                              offering our prayers,
                                                                                              extending and asking forgiveness.
                                                                                              To be witnesses of Christ so
                                                                                              that we, as a parish,
                                                                                              will become the true Body of Christ.
Rev. John D. Reardon, Pastor                                           School
Rev. Msgr. Arthur W. Nugent, Pastor Emeritus                           Good Shepherd Catholic Regional Grade School
Deacon Raymond Jacobucci
Rev. Aloysius Ochasi, In Residence                                     835 North Hills Ave.
Sr. Marie D. Gipprich, IHM, Parish Services Director                   Ardsley, PA 19038
Sr. Joan Sasse, IHM, Director of Religious Education                   Phone: 215-886-4782
Mrs. Lorraine Pfeiffer, Parish Business Manager
Mr. Chris Marsh, Parish Youth Minister                                 Principal: Sr. Patricia Healy, IHM
Mrs. Jeanette Ryder, Secretary                                         Vice Principal: Mrs. Marianne Garnham

Celebration of the Eucharist                                           Sacrament of Baptism
SaturdayVigil:       5:15PM                                            Is celebrated on the first and third Sundays at 12:30 PM
Sunday:              7:00, 9:00, 11:00AM                               Jordan Journey -(Required Pre-Baptismal Class) - Jordan Journey
Daily Mass:          Monday - Friday 8:00AM                            Classes are held on the 2nd Tuesday of every month at 7 PM. Classes
Saturday:            8:30AM                                            are held in the Rectory Meeting Room. Please call the Rectory to
Holy Day:            8:00AM, 12:00 NOON, 7:00 PM                       register for these classes, and also to set the date for your child’s
Sacrament of Reconciliation                                            Baptism.
Saturday - 7:45 - 8:15AM, 4:30 - 5:00 PM                               Marriage
                                                                       Arrangements must be made with a priest in the parish at least six
Eve of Holydays - 4:30 - 5:00 PM
                                                                       months before the date of the wedding to assure sufficient preparation.
Eve of First Fridays - 4:30 - 5:00 PM                                  A.A. Meeting
(No evening confessions)                                               Thursday evenings 8:00 - 9:15 PM (Church Hall)
Available anytime by appointment                                       Phone Numbers
The Sacrament of Anointing of the Sick                                 Rectory                                                215-659-4460
If anyone knows that they are about to undergo serious surgery         Rectory Fax                                            215-659-2551
during the week, it would be recommended that they be anointed after   Grey Nuns of the Sacred Heart Convent                  215-659-4483
one of the Masses on the previous Sunday.                              Director of Religious Education & PREP office 215-659-1451
Your Will                                                              Prayer Request Line                                    215-659-5815
Please remember our parish in your bequests.                           Parish Youth Minister                                  215-840-3717
                              February 20, 2011 - 7th Sunday in Ordinary Time


Monday           8:00   Thomas Tribuiani                                       HELP WANTED!
Tuesday          8:00   Roma Fiumara
Wednesday        8:00   John Boyle, Jr.
                                                              St. John of the Cross Parish Religious Goods
Thursday         8:00   Josephine Dominguez
Friday           8:00   Agnes Burgess                         Store is hiring!!! (The pay is terrible, but the
Saturday         8:30   James & Ann Ryder                     benefits are great.)

                                                              Can you spare half an hour once a month to act
                                                              as Clerk in our parish store? We are in need of
                                                              people to serve at each of the four Masses
                                                              every weekend.
               “God’s Plan for Giving”
                 Good Stewardship–                            Our religious goods store is the best (or worst)
                                                              kept secret in the parish. We have wonderful
Thank your to the good stewards who have contributed
                                                              religious gifts for all seasons and occasions, but
to support their parish during this past week.
                                                              we need to make these available to our
The contributions totaled $9163.30.
                                                              parishioners. This is not possible if we don’t have
Of that amount $8875.00 was contributed by 278
families who used their envelopes. In addition $18.80         the man/woman power. Anyone can apply—young
was contributed by children and $269.50 was                   or old, male or female. No references necessary!!
contributed with loose change.                                (Students who need “service hours” should feel
                                                              free to apply.)
Please keep up your generous support for your parish.
                                                              Won’t you please consider donating some of your
God Bless You!
                                                              time before and after a Mass once a month? For
                                                              more information, please contact Helen Berridge
                                                              at 215-706-0660 or Sister Marie at 215-659-


               Saturday, February 26
           8:30 a.m. - R. Hughes, A. Sams                                      SJC - YOUTH CHOIR
      5:15 p.m. - L. Cassidy, B. Litman, S. Boyd
                                                                         February 20th - NO REHEARSAL
                Sunday, February 27
            7:00 - K. Covington, S. Jarvis                            February 27th - REHEARSAL at 10 a.m.
       9:00 - B. Bryson, H. Marcotte, C. Bethel                        We will be singing at the 11 a.m. Mass
       11:00 - M. Stovall, A. Kugler, W. Kugler

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February 20, 2011 - 7th Sunday in Ordinary Time

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                              February 20, 2011 - 7th Sunday in Ordinary Time

ST. JOHN OF THE CROSS - EDGE SCHEDULE                                       Call to Conversion and Holiness
Today- Sunday, 20th - Bowling
Sunday - February 27th - 7:00 - 8:30                           It has been the constant practice of the Church to adore
Sunday - March 13th - 7:00 - 8:30                              Jesus present in the Tabernacle. In the first centuries the
                                                               mail reason for reserving the Sacred Species was that
                                                               those not able to attend Mass, especially the sick, and
                TEEN CONVOCATION                               dying, might receive Holy Eucharist. Later in history,
Who is crazy in love for you? God is!!                         faith in the presence of Christ in the Tabernacle let to the
Discover the “crazy” love of God at the Teen                   tradition of Eucharistic Adoration.
Convocation on Sunday, March 6, 2011 (10:30 a.m. to
5:30 p.m.) at Archbishop Carroll High School. Teens            It is in prayer before the Tabernacle that we learn to
from throughout the Archdiocese will gather for fun,           love. Through adoration of the Blessed Sacrament we
good music, food and faith. Sunday Mass will be                draw the strength necessary to remain faithful to our
celebrated by Bishop Michael Fitzgerald. Contact Mr.           love. In Eucharistic Adoration we find consolation in
Chris March for more information or visit:                     times of sorrow and fulfillment in times of joy. As we                      spend time before the Tabernacle, Jesus says to us:
                                                               “Come to me, all you who are weary and find life
                                                               burdensome, and I will refresh you.” Our Lord Jesus
                                                               Christ is waiting to spend time with you.

PRAYER GROUP                                                   You are invited to read Cardinal Rigali’s Pastoral Letter
“God is light and in Him is no darkness at all.”               that can be found on the home page of the Archdiocese –
                                   – 1 John 1:5      
Join us for Rosary, prayer and praise on Tuesday,
February 22 at 7:30 p.m. We meet in church.
                                                               There’s still time - To Sign-up for
                                                               A QUICK JOURNEY THROUGH THE BIBLE -
                                                               offered on Tuesday evenings from 7:00 - 8:30 beginning
                                                               March 1. Classes will be held in the school.
                                                               For more info. contact Sr. Marie 215-659-4460 (rectory)

                                                                                REGISTRATION FORM

                                                               Name _______________________________________


                                                               Telephone No.________________________________

                                                               Need babysitting? Yes___ No___
                                                               If yes. Number of children____
                                                               Ages of children_______
                                                               $20 Enclosed__________

                                                               Place in an envelope and return to rectory by
                                                               Tomorrow February 21.

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                               February 20, 2011 - 7th Sunday in Ordinary Time

                                                               Queen of Peace Seniors and Curran Travel present:
       Sink your teeth into some FUN!                          Mediterranean Cruise on the NORWEGIAN EPIC
                                                               Saturday, October 8 to Sunday, October 16, 2011
      SJC presents its first Melodrama                         Fly to Barcelona, Spain and board the Cruise ship -
          “VAN HIGHSTRUNG”                                     Norwegian Epic for a seven night Mediterranean Cruise.
                      OR                                       Ports of Call include:
   “Don’t Bite Off More Than You Can Chew”                     Livorno (Florence-Pisa) - Civitavecchia (Rome) -
                                                               Naples/Pompeii - Palma Majorca
Saturday, March 5th - 6:30 Dinner                              For reservations or more information please call Budd
                     8:00 Show time                            Little at 215-361-9980.
                     $10.00 per person
         $25.00 for family of 3 or more

Sunday, March 6th - 2:00 Matinee                               Go back to the future at Hallahan’s TOTALLY
                    $5.00 per person                           AWESOME 80's GET TOGETHER! Women who
            $15:00 max for families                            graduated in 1980 thru 1989 are invited to a happy hour
                                                               to rekindle their Hallahan spirit. Thursday, March 10,
                                                               2011 - 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Yards Brewing Company ,
                  Rated: PG
                                                               901 North Delaware Ave., Phila. Complimentary
        Produced by special arrangement
                                                               refreshments with cash bar. Cost: $20 if postmarked by
        by Melodrama Mike’s Play Service
                                                               March 1st or $25 at the door. For more info. please
                                                               contact Or

                                                               Summer Enrichment & Sports Camps at St. Basil
                                                               Academy!– Pre 7th- Pre 8th and Pre 9th - 3 week program
Those who are sick: Marty Lennon, Michael Shields,
                                                               in early summer!! Call for brochure! 215-885-6952.
                    Ann Marie Siess

Those who are deceased: Msgr. Arthur W. Nugent                 St. David’s Choir presents a St. David’s Day Concert -
                                                               Putting Faith in Braodway: an Afternoon with Judy
                                                               McLane star of Mamma Mia! -Sunday, March 6th - 4pm
                                                               - St. David’s church - Tickets $20 - $25 (at the door)
                                                               Call Kate Donahue 215-674-4723.
The Annual Archdiocesan Eucharistic Liturgy
honoring the gifts of Persons with Disabilities, The
Deaf Community, Family, Friends and Caregivers is
                                                               Holy Martyrs School Reunion - calling all grades
scheduled for Sunday, March 20, 2011 at 2:30 p.m. at
                                                               especially from 1970 to 1984. Event hosted by Maria
the Cathedral Basilica of SS. Peter and Paul at 18th and
                                                               DiCola, Marybeth Archie, Sr. Marie Bernadette.
Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Phila. Cardinal Justin
                                                               Saturday, April 2, 2011 at 7 PM, Flourtown C.C. Tickets
Rigali, Archbishop of Phila. will be the principal
                                                               $30.00 per person. Send checks by March 11, 2011
celebrant and homilist. There will be a reception
                                                               (include your maiden name and year of graduation)
immediately following. All are welcome. For more
                                                               payable to: HM Reunion, P.O. Box 764, Worcestger, PA
information contact Department for Pastoral Care for
                                                               19490. Any questions, please contact Carol Connor 215-
Persons with Disabilities and the Deaf Apostolate at
                                                               885-1098, Kathy Connor Hebling 215-887-1240.
215-587-3530 (voice), 267-507-1215 (VP), email: or go to
(Click Respect Life Office).

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                              February 20, 2011 - 7th Sunday in Ordinary Time

AOH PRESENTS THE WOLFE TONES                                    MELODRAMA NEWS
Ancient Order of Hibernians, Sean MacBride Division in
                                                               We’d like to set up a dessert table for the dinner theater
Glenside is proud to present The Wolfe Tones - Derek
                                                               show on March 5th. If anyone would like to bring a snack
Warfield featuring the Young Wolfe Tones, Saturday,
                                                               or dessert that evening to donate to the dessert table, it
Feb. 26th at 8:00 p.m. at the K of C Hall, 235 Limeliln
                                                               would be greatly appreciated.
Pike in Glenside. Admission is $20 - For tickets or
information call 267-994-3511.

                                                               BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENING
                                                               Our next Blood Pressure Screening will be next weekend
Volunteers are needed to make phone calls to schedule
                                                               February 26-27 after 5:15 pm, 7:00, 9:00, and 11:00 am
past donors. If you can give just an hour of your time
please call Betty Loftus at 215-659-7720 or leave your
name and phone number at the rectory.

Saint Basil Academy! – Pre 7th -Pre 8th Pre 9th                Every Monday from 8:30 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. we are
 3 week program in early summer - Call for                     privileged to have Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament.
brochure!215-85-6952.                                          Everyone is invited to spend some time with Our
                                                               Blessed Lord at adoration, since this is one of the
                                                               greatest forms of worship, Jesus waits patiently for our
                                                               visit. For the little time we give him, Jesus gives us so
Rachel’s Vineyard Ministries                                   much more in return, he cannot be outdone in
   “Rachel’s Vineyard is at the Heart of the Church”           generosity.
Cardinal Justin Rigali -Leadership Conference July ‘09
Rachel’s Vineyard retreats are for anyone hurting from
the spiritual and emotional pain of an abortion. The
weekend will help you experience the mercy and
compassion of God; grieve your loss and forgive
yourself and others.                                                             Memorial Fund
Retreat Date: March 11, 12, and 13, 2011 at the                         In memory of our dear Msgr. Nugent
Spirituality Center in Frazer, PA Call 215-906-6337 or
610-399-0890.                                                   St. John of the Cross Parish has established a Memorial
                                                               Fund in memory of Msgr. Arthur Nugent.
                                                               Any donations to the parish in his name will be used to
                                                               purchase a new church organ.

La Salle College High School -                                 If you would like to make a donation in Msgr. Nugent’s
7th Grade Practice Test                                        memory to the Organ Fund, please contact the rectory or
LaSalle College High School, located in Springfield            send your donations to the rectory .
Township, Montgomery County, will administer a
Practice Test for 7th Grade Boys on Saturday, March 5,
2011 at 8:30 a.m.
For questions or additional information, please contact
the Admissions Office at 215-233-2911 or Information can also be found on
the school’s web site at

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