Saint Ann’s Church A Roman Catholic Community * Hoboken, NJ Parish Mission Statement: We, the family of Saint Ann's Parish, a Catholic Faith Community, are called by God to love, forgive, unite, listen and share. We are further called to be an exciting spiritual community guided by the Gospel of Jesus Served by Christ in the Capuchin Franciscan tradition of humility, Capuchin Franciscan Friars simplicity and service to all those in need. Our Parish Family invites all to participate fully in our spiritual and social life. Pastor and Dean Hoboken Police Chaplain V. Rev. Thomas A. Crangle O.F.M. Cap., V.F. Sacrament of the Eucharist-Mass Schedule Sunday 7:30am, 9:00am, 10:30am, 12:00pm, 7:00pm Monday through Friday: 7:30 am Pastoral Associate Tuesday: 7:00 pm Saint Anthony Novena Bro. Robert J. Reinke C.F.P. Wednesday: 7:00 pm Saint Ann Novena Saturday: 4:00 pm Fox Hill F.I.S.H. 5:00 pm (Anticipated Mass for Sunday) Franciscan Initiative for Spirituality & Healing Holy days & Holidays: As Announced in Bulletin Sister Jo-Ann Jackowski, S.F.P. Sacrament of Reconciliation Parish Office The Sacrament of Reconciliation is available on Saturday at 4:30 pm or call Parish Office to make an appointment to celebrate the Saint Ann's Square Sacrament. The sacrament in Italian is available on Sunday after 704 Jefferson Street the 10:30 a.m. Mass. Hoboken, NJ 07030 Tel. 201-659-1114 Sacrament of Baptism Fax: 201-659-1416 Parents should contact the Parish Office at the birth of the child Office Hours to schedule an interview and to register for the required parents' 9:30 a.m. - 8 p.m. (Mon.-Fri.) and godparents' baptismal preparation session. The sessions are held on the 2nd Saturday of the month at 10:30 am in the Secretary rectory. All Baptisms will be celebrated at 12 pm on the first and third Sundays of the month. Nancy R. Jefferson Sacrament of Marriage Business Manager The Common Policy for Marriage in all Catholic Parishes in Martha Gonzalez New Jersey required couples to begin preparation at least one year prior to the planned wedding date. It is advisable for Archdiocese of Newark couples to contact the parish before any other arrangements are www.rcan.org made for the wedding day. Sacrament of Anointing of the Sick/Visitation of the Sick Social Services Helpline The Anointing of the Sick is available to seriously ill members 1-800-227-7413 of our parish at home or in the hospital. Please call the Parish Office to make arrangements. For legal reasons, many hospitals Hoboken Catholic Academy no longer inform parishes when a hospitalized parishioner would 555 7th Street like a parish visit. Please let us know of any homebound persons Hoboken, NJ 07030 who would like Communion on a regular basis. Tel. 201-963-9535 Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (R.C.I.A.) Fax: 201-963-1256 The Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults is the Church's process for adults to prepare to receive the Sacraments of Baptism, Web site: www.hobokencatholic.org Confirmation and Eucharist. We also welcome those who have received the Sacrament of Initiation and would like to learn Rose Perry, Principal more about our faith. If you or someone you know would like to become a Catholic, please contact the Parish Office. Catholic Young Adults of Hoboken (C.Y.A.H.) Parish Registration For more information please contact We welcome you to the Parish Family of Saint Ann, and invite you Membership@cyah.com to register with us by filling out a form in the bulletin or contacting our Parish Office. You must register in the Parish for Baptism, the Religious Education Programs and for Hoboken Catholic Academy. We urge all parishioners to make regular use of the envelopes. If you are moving from the Parish, please notify the Parish Office. Welcome to Saint Ann’s Church Welcome to St Ann’s Faith Community and thank you for worshipping with us today. It is our hope that you will make St. Ann your spiritual home, a place of refreshment, nourishment, and comfort. If you are not a registered parishioner and wish to become a member of our Parish Family please complete the requested information below so we can send you the registration form to better serve you. You can either drop the completed form into the collection basket or mail it to the rectory office. Name: Tel: Address: Cell: E-Mail: Ministry Directory Pastor/Dean R.C.I.A. Coordinators Holy Name Society Hoboken Police Chaplain Fr. Thomas A. Crangle O.F.M. 1st Tuesday of every month Fr. Thomas A. Crangle O.F.M. Cap. @ 7:30 pm Cap. FrTomasOFMCap@aol.com Patrick Pasculli FrTomasOFMCap@aol.com Pat47@aol.com Carol Foster Pastoral Associate Glenruby@aol.com Secular Franciscans Bro. Robert J. Reinke C.F.P. 1st Wednesday of every month Brrjr04@yahoo.com St. Ann Feast @ 7:30 pm Mario Ferrara – Chairperson Miriam Gomez-Bracety Business Manager email@example.com Mgomezbrac@aol.com Martha Gonzalez Marthabgon@optonline.net Saint Ann’s Guild Parish Council 4th Wednesday of every month Michelle Swineford – President Secretary @ 8:00 pm Swinefordm@yahoo.com Nancy R. Jefferson Barbara Migliori NancyRJefferson@yahoo.com firstname.lastname@example.org Carol Foster – Vice-President Glenruby@aol.com Trustees Padre Pio Group Margaret Milizzo 1st Friday of every month Mid-life Directions Mmcomp104@aol.com @ 7:30 pm Spirituality & Healing Giacomo (Jack) Raguseo Sister Jo-Ann Jackowski, S.F.P. Patrick Pasculli Raguseo@MNR.org email@example.com Pat47@aol.com Music Ministry Upper Room Prayer Group St. Ann Right to Life Contact Jennifer Lampert - Coordinator Barbara Migliori Carol Ann Giambona Jenniferlampert@gmail.com firstname.lastname@example.org Cabloomers@webtv.net Jeremy Beck - Organist Finance Council RFdelivery@hotmail.com Susan Baker – Chairperson Susan.baker@americasbnpparib John Suttora as.com JohnSuttora@msn.com Thirty-Third Sunday of Ordinary Time (3)In Memory of Assad Dumit by Tony Cieri SATURDAY, November 15, 2008 THURSDAY, November 20, 2008 [4:00pm]FOX HILL [7:30am](1)In Memory of Mildred Capizzi Cosmo & Maria Spadavecchia by Children by Ella Giangolano & Family [5:00pm](1)In Loving Memory of Michael Curcio FRIDAY, Novemeber 21, 2008 by Children & Grandchildren [7:30am](1)In Loving Memory of Mirabelli Family (2)In Memory of Rose D’Alessandro by Frank & Anthony Raccuia by Mary Beth & Fred Versaci (2)In Memory of Maria Musto (3)In Memory of Caterina Lisa by Family by Grandson Peter Christopher (3)In Honor of Madonna Della Salute & Debra Lisa by Irma Tarrabocchia & Family SUNDAY, November 16, 2008 SATURDAY, November 22, 2008 [7:30am](1)Antonia & Giovanni Romano [4:00pm]FOX HILL by Lena & Family Frances Avitabile by Andrew Avitabile (2)In Memory of Eduardo Valenzuela [5:00pm](1)In Memory of Margaret, Vincent & by Phyllis Capelli Carmella Feola by Mary Feola [9:00am](1)In Memory of Joseph Lenge (2)In Memory of Antoinette, Alfred & by Theresa Muraca Margaret Borelli by Mary Feola (2)In Memory of Nicolo Uva (3)In Memory of Josephine & by M/M Dominick Murolo Frances O’Neill by Mary Feola [10:30am](1)In Memory of Carmela & Salvatore SUNDAY, November 23, 2008 Lisa by Daughter Rosaria & Family [7:30am](1)In Memory of Nicolo Uva (2)In Honor of The Madonna Del Popolo by M/M DiCarluccio by Society [9:00am](1)In Memory of Rosaria Magarelli Blessing of Banner – by Amato Family Donne Puglisi D’America (2)In Memory of Jim & Grace Rongo [12:00noon](1)Antonio Caruso by Maryann Decker by Son Michael & Family [10:30am](1)In Memory of Louis Amato (2)In Memory of Antonietta Turrisi by Brothers & Sisters by Manuela & Cordiano (2)In Memory of Antoinetta & [7:00pm](1)Angela & Corrado DeRobertis Pasquale Spina by Son Michael & Family by Lena, Anna, Frances & Mario (3)For All Souls In Purgatory MONDAY, November 17, 2008 by Maria & Domenico Rizzo [7:30am](1)Spiritual Gift of Healing for Enza [12:00noon](1)In Memory of Carmela Lisa Spaccavento by Camille Amato & Family by M/M Vincenzo Pasquale TUESDAY, November 18, 2008 [7:00pm](1)In Memory of Antonio Pasquale [7:30am](1)In Loving Memory of Anthony Raccuia by M/M Pietro & Rosanna Romano by Sons Frank & Anthony (2)In Memory of Giovanni Pizzo [7:00pm](1)In Memory of Teresa Orrico by Antonio & Maryann Ubaldo by M/M Antonio Gigante (2)In Memory of Filomena DeGennaro by Daughters Rose Cappelluti & THE ANNUAL COLLECTION FOR Julia Amore THE CAMPAIGN FOR HUMAN (3)In Memory of Nicolo Uva DEVELOPMENT ON NOV. 23RD by Ceil Butka & Phyllis Butka The Campaign for Human Development (CCHD) WEDNESDAY, November 19, 2008 was founded in l970 as the Catholic Church’s anti- [7:30am](1)In Memory of Matteo & Elena poverty program in the United States. For almost Skrivanic by Mary Ann & Sandy Picinic four decades, CCHD has promoted acts of solidarity [7:00pm](1)In Memory of Nicolo Uva with the poor and supported grass roots programs by M/M Pasquale Caporrino aimed at breaking the cycle of poverty. This is a (2)In Memory of Anna & Antonio Lisa worthy cause, please be as generous as you can. by Son Domenico & Marietta Lisa Memorials ST. NICHOLAS – In Memory of Nicolo Uva by M/M John Mastormauro Week of November 16, 2008 ST. PIO – In Thanksgiving ST. ROCCO – Get Well Wishes for Louise Cocucci by Ella Giangolano ST. THERESA – In Loving Memory & Happy ALTAR HOST – In Memory of Birthday in Heaven Mildred Capizzi Marie DeCongelio by Maureen Nisler by Lorraine & Frank DeCongelio & Family ALTAR WINE – In Memory of Marie DeCongelio by Lorraine & Frank DeCongelio & Family ALTAR CANDLES – In Memory of Jim & Grace Rongo WEEKLY COLLECTION by Stephen & Andrea Decker November 9, 2008 SANCTUARY LAMP – In Memory of Envelopes Used Marie DeCongelio Saturday – by Lorraine & Frank DeCongelio & Family Fox Hill (seniors) 171.00 14 BLESSED MOTHER – In Memory of 5:00pm 394.00 34 Rosaria Magarelli Sunday – by Martha & Mike Altomura & Family 7:30am 297.00 19 ST. ANTHONY – In Honor of & 9:00am 1,035.00 56 Special Intention by Erma Tarabocchia 10:30am 246.00 34 CRUCIFIX – In Thanksgiving & 12:00noon 894.00 28 Special Intentions 7:00pm 447.00 21 IMMACULATE HEART OF MARY – Mail 430.00 8 In Memory of Sophia Morchel TOTAL $ 3,914.00 214 by Maurice Fitzgibbons MADONNA DEI MARTIRI – In Memory of ADDITIONAL COLLECTIONS Rosaria Magarelli by Amato Family Energy 78.00 12 MOTHER CABRINI – Special Intentions for All Saints 57.00 8 John by Family Eastern Europe 783.00 OUR LADY OF MT. CARMEL – In Memory of Teresa M. Seijas by Karen DelBoccio REMINDER Wednesday OUR LADY OF SORROWS – In Memory of It is a day of Eucharistic Adoration Elizabeth DiNallo by Gen & Murray Fusco here at St. Ann’s. The Blessed SACRED HEART – Onofrio & Maria Amato Sacrament will be exposed on the by Lena, Anna, Frances & Mario altar starting from 8:00am. The day ST. CLARE –Special Intention for Maria will end with Mass at 7:00pm. There ST. FRANCIS – Special Intention for are no set prayers to say. All you are asked is to Bernie Martin fulfill the request Jesus made of his Disciples the ST. GERARD – In Memory of Lillian Sorrentino night of His agony in the Garden of Gethsemane: by Dennis Palmieri “Could you not watch and pray with me ST. GIACOMO – In Memory of for one hour?” Luigi Percontino by Zia Nina Lisa ST. JOSEPH – In Memory of Joseph Lenge WORDS TO LIVE BY by Theresa Muraca “Everyone has the power of greatness. ST. LUCY – Special Intention by Maria Amato Not for fame, but greatness. ST. MICHAEL – In Memory of Peter Mongiello Because greatness is determined by service.” by Vickie & Richie DelBoccio Rev. Martin Luther King PRAY FOR THE SICK HOBOKEN CATHOLIC ACADEMY SCHOOL NEWS HCA is conducting a Food Drive through 11/21. All donations will be accepted at the school office located on 555 Seventh Street. Important Information for Parents: The Partnership for a Drug Free NJ will present “The 15 Minute Break” at HCA on Tuesday, Nov. 25th at 7:00 pm. This is a one-hour interactive multimedia Ann Accetta, MaryAnn Ardito, Andrew Avitable, presentation. No children please. The program will Alan Beck, Victoria Beckner, Charles Briano, take place at HCA, 7th Street between Madison & Martha Burkhadt, Helen Byrne, John Castellitto, Monroe Streets. Lucille Corrado, Fran Crangle, Tom Crangle, Marilou Damato, Stephanie DeBari, Danielle DiBari, Gloria DiGiacomo, Joseph Frascino, Evelyn PLEASE PRAY FOR THE SAFE RETURN Giordano, Frances Hawkins, Lillian Hojnowski, FROM IRAQ AND AFGHANISTAN OF: Diana Jaccodine, Rocco LaGuardia, Joe Lavelle, CARLO F. ARELLINO MaryAnn Lavelle, Florence Lipane, Ann Lisa, MARTIN KERR Marie (Adele) Lombardi, Michael Lynch, Marty 2LT BRENDAN GRISWOLD Maritz, Jessica Mercado, Juanita Moret, Jack TED CONDO, USN Muraca, Ann Musto, Charley Musto, Gloria Musto, SSG JOSEPH WOLF, USA Julia Musto, Richard Nelson Jr., George M. Nemeh, CWO4 STEVE GAUNT, USA Anthony Patti, Joan Paulus, Don Pelicano, Austin IF WE HAVE ANY OTHER FAMILY MEMBERS Black Perry, Rozelyn Pizza, Johanna Polowitz, SERVING IN IRAQ OR AFGHANISTAN, Lena Rhodes, Patrick Riccardi, Barbara Rotondi, PLEASE INFORM US OF THEIR NAMES. Anthony Russo, Terry Seijas, Kenneth & Linda YOU CAN CONTACT THE OFFICE AT Shableski, Theresa Shableski, Lucy Shearn, Don 201-659-1114 FROM 10am TO 8pm. Sheehan, Dawn Shurmitis, Lucille Strang, Jean Tasca, Rae Tatulli, Tia Trombetta, Richard Turnbull, Sr., David Vella, Francis Eleanor White, PRAYER MINISTRY Carol Zeitler The Secular Franciscan Order of St. Conrad's GOD BLESS THEM Fraternity in St. Ann's is accepting prayer petitions AND THOSE WHO CARE FOR THEM from anyone who wishes to have intercessory prayers, either for themselves or their special “PRAYER TO RESPECT LIFE” intentions. Lord, help us to show respect for all life. Help us You may submit your petitions to: to have compassion for the elderly, for unborn POORCLAIR@aol.com or MGomezbrac@aol.com. children and their mothers, for persons with Please note on the subject line "Franciscan Prayers." disabilities and for all those who are unable to If you do not have internet access you may call protect themselves. Remind us that all human Miriam at (201) 869-2915. Unless otherwise beings are sacred to you and that you love each requested, the prayer intentions will be updated of us. Give us the courage and the strength to monthly. protect those who cannot protect themselves and to support leaders who also value and respect all life. Ever hopeful that our nation will be more HOSPITALITY SUNDAYS caring towards those who cannot speak for themselves, let our light shine now to illuminate Because of Thanksgiving and Christmas Holidays, the darkness of ignorance and prejudice so that there will be no Hospitality Sundays in November in the future we will be known as a nation which and December. The next Hospitality Sunday will respects all life. Amen. be January 25, 2009. WHICH OF THESE SERVICES AN OPPORTUNITY TO SERVE DO YOU CONTRIBUTE TO? OUR SENIOR PARISHIONERS This Fall and Winter, we would like to increase We have a number of wonderful parishioners the number of Altar Servers. This service who look in on some of our senior parishioners category has our youngest lay minister, Dana, and help them in little ways. One drives some who had, at the age of seven, a great desire to seniors who live a distance from the Church, serve and came with her mother and asked to be who because of their health would not be able trained. We have very few pre-teens or teens in to attend Mass here at St. Ann’s. our parish - so we need some adult volunteers. However, we have several frail seniors who live We have several who do so at the morning and within a three-block radius who really miss Novena Masses; but how about the Weekend their weekly coming to Mass (and getting out of Masses? It requires no public speaking or the house). They could attend if someone would handling the Eucharist. You assist the presider, accompany them to and from Mass the Priest, by preparing the Altar, accepting and YOU DO NOT NEED A CAR. helping to prepare the gifts. So if your If you are unable to do this weekly, if we get giftedness is being more introverted, this is a enough volunteers, we could rotate volunteers. great opportunity to serve with more Think about it. Becoming a senior - and extroverted ministers. fragility - are part of our own future. Brother Bob will have special training for If you are interested, Brother Bob can supply Altar Servers before all the Weekend Masses you with details. on December 7th and 8th. You need to arrive twenty minutes before the Mass you are ANNUAL THANKSGIVING TURKEY attending begins. This ministry is open to AND FIXINGS COLLECTION women and men. In most parishes pre-teens As is our custom, we will collect frozen turkeys and teens do this ministry; however, if you at all the Masses on November 22nd and 23rd notice, we are in short supply of this age ONLY. Other food items needed are stuffing, group. Guys if you were Altar Servers in cranberries, sweet potatoes and other your youth, please think about helping out vegetables. Local charities will be picking up once more. We hope to get enough the turkeys and other groceries after the 7 p.m. volunteers so that you would only need to Sunday Mass. serve once or twice a month. Thanks. There will be a training session for FAITH FORMATION PROGRAM Parishioners interested in serving as St. Ann’s will begin the Faith Formation Eucharistic Ministers or Lectors on Sunday, Program for the First Penance and First December 8 after the noon Mass (second Communion for first and second graders. week in December). Date: Sunday, November 30, 2008 Time: 10:30am to 11:30am PAPERBACK BOOKS ONLY Location: Rectory Those who are interested in signing up please Hoboken University Medical Center will no contact the parish office at 201-659-1114. longer accept any used magazines. Paperback books will still be accepted and are greatly BUSINESS SIGNS appreciated. You can drop them off at the Gift Shop or at the In a Podiatrist’s Office: Rectory to the attention of Sister Jo-Ann. “Time wounds all heels.” PIZZA NIGHT Sponsored by Holy Name Society of the Church of St. Ann Friday, November 21, 2008 from 7pm to 10pm at Hoboken Catholic Academy 555 7th Street Mussels $6:00 per portion Shrimp Cocktail $6.00 per portion Soda included Donation $8.00 per Person Sorry, No take out orders available Due to state regulations SMOKING is not allowed in the School. Tickets can be obtained at the rectory next to the church.