ST. MARY OF MT. CARMEL
SACRAMENT OF BAPTISM: Parents should SACRAMENT OF BAPTISM (SPANISH):
be registered and participating members of the Spanish Baptisms are held the First and Third
parish. Please contact the Rectory during the Sundays of each month at 1:00 PM. Please
sixth month of pregnancy to schedule for a contact Sr. Marilu at the Rectory on
parent preparation program, which is held the Wednesdays to schedule.
first Wednesday of each month in the St.
Patrick's Room at 7PM. Baptisms are SACRAMENT OF ANOINTING: (Care of Infirm
scheduled the Second and Fourth Sundays of and Elderly): The Rectory may be called at any
each month at 1:00 PM. time for the Sacrament of the Sick.
SACRAMENT OF RECONCILIATION: R.C.I.A.: (Rite of Christian Initiation for
Saturdays 3:15 PM—4:00 PM at St. Mary of Adults): For information about RCIA, please
Mt. Carmel, before or after daily Mass, or any contact the Rectory.
time upon request. Parish Family Penance
Service: Scheduled Advent and Lent. SOCIAL CONCERNS / ST. VINCENT
DEPAUL FOOD PANTRY: Food distribution
SACRAMENT OF MATRIMONY: every Thursday 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM and in the
Arrangements should be made one year in evening from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM in St. Lucy
advance with the officiating Priest. Those Hall (Convent Basement, French St.).
desiring to receive this Sacrament must be
registered for at least six months and be ADORATION—FIRST FRIDAY OF THE
participating members of St. Mary of Mt. MONTH FOLLOWING THE 8:00 AM MASS
Carmel Parish. UNTIL 5:00 PM. SIDE UP SHEETS, ON
BULLETIN BOARDS, IN VESTIBULE OF
SIXTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
First Reading: Sirach 15:15-20
This passage from Sirach gives strong,
unequivocal emphasis to free will in every
person. Before each of us is set, sin or virtue,
READINGS FOR THE W EEK
life or death, and each of us are free to choose
Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time
the one or the other.
Second Reading: 1 Corinthians 2:6-10 Sir 15:15-20; 1 Cor 2:6-10; Mt 5:17-37 or 5:20-22a, 27-
Paul explains to the Corinthians that there are 28, 33-34a, 37
two different kinds of wisdom — the wisdom of Monday
God and the wisdom of the world. The wisdom Gn 4:1-15, 25; Mk 8:11-13
of God is mysterious, but this wisdom has been Tuesday
revealed “to those who love him” through the Gn 6:5-8, 7:1-5, 10; Mk 8:14-21
Gn 8:6-13, 20-22; Mk 8:22-26
Gospel: Matthew 5:17-37 Thursday
In the Sermon on the Mount, Jesus tells the Gn 9:1-13; Mk 8:27-33
people he has come to fulfill the law. He speaks Friday
strongly against murder and anger, against Gn 11:1-9; Mk 8:34-9:1
adultery and lust, and against false oaths and Saturday
lies. He warns the people that unless their Heb 11:1-7; Mk 9:2-13
virtue exceeds that of the Pharisees, they “will
not enter the kingdom of God.”
8:30 am (SJ) Richard Iuliucci FRI 02/18
Req by Jack & Sandra Marinella 7:00 am (SJ) Augie Sorrentino
4:15 pm (SJ) Rose & Tom Baglivo Req by Rose & JoAnn
Req by Rita & Anthony Scaffidi 8:00 am (SJ) Cheryl Perone
5:15 pm (SA) Dominic Ranere Req by Pat & Warren Noto
Req by Frank & Nancy Scianni
SUN 02/13 8:30 am (SJ) Frank G. Donio
7:00 am (SA) Carmine J. Penza Req by Rose Rubba and Family
Req by Family 4:15 pm (SJ) Anthony & Clara Macri
8:00 am (SM) John Ingemi Req by Family
Req by Ann DiFilippo 5:15 pm (SA) Lando Vannucci
9:00 am (SJ) Gertrude Presti Req by M/M Paolo Piscitelli
Req by Joanna & Bob Conn
Salvo Santi SUN 02/20
Req by Daughter 7:00 am (SA) Richard Weckerly
Charles "Doc" Tomasello Sr Req by Wife and Girls
Req by Charlie, Lisa, Brian 8:00 am (SM) Maurice Simon
Bill Scordo Req by Theresa & Russell Sharp
Req by George & Carol Chmielewski 9:00 am (SJ) Anne DeLuca
Joseph Criscillo Req by Family
Req by Daughter Jack Ordille
11:30 am (SM) Madeline Bartolone Req by M/M Cosmo & Georgia LaMazza
Req by Joseph Bartolone Barbara Rotellini
11:30 am (SJ) Req by Phyllis Siegel & Family
Spanish Marquerita Valentino Frances Pagano
Req by Geraldine Monestero Req by Ron & Elaine Fisher
6:30 pm (SA) Nancy Ball Frances Pagano
Req by Betty Req by Antoniette Glorioso
11:30 am (SM) Leigh Anne Fucetola
MON 02/14 Req by Marie Fucetola
7:00 am (SJ) Charles Francis Berenato 11:30 am (SJ)
Req by Family Spanish Antulio Roldan
8:00 am (SJ) Albert & Jennie Lippi Req by Mary Claire Capp
Req by Son Robert 6:30 pm (SA) Panarello & Capelli Families
Req by Jane & Gene Hoopes
7:00 am (SJ) Victor Bagliani
Req by Mom and Dad
8:00 am (SJ) John Ingemi PRIESTS FOR MASSES THE WEEK OF
Req by Betty & Joe Maimone FEBRUARY 19-20
WED 02/16 Sat 2/19 4:15 pm (SJ) Fr.Neal
7:00am (SJ) Theresa & Joseph Monestero 5:15 pm (SA) Fr.Tom
Req by Geraldine Monestero Sun 2/20 7:00 am (SA) Fr.Neal
8:00 am (SJ) Rev. Nicholas Rinaldi 8:00 am (SM) Fr.Conaty
Req by Geraldine Monestero
9:00 am (SJ) Fr.Tom
7:00 pm (SJ)
Spanish People of the Parish
11:30 am (SM) Fr.Ron
11:30 am (SJ Span) Fr.Amando
THURS 02/17 6:30 pm (SA) Fr.Tom
7:00 am (SJ) Barbara Cusack
Req by Lynn Bessey
8:00 am (SJ) Joseph & Mary Presti THE RECTORY WILL BE CLOSED ON MONDAY,
Req by Family FEBRUARY 21 FOR PRESIDENT'S DAY.
SIXTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME - FEBRUARY 13, 2011
PLEASE PRAY FOR OUR
Dear Friends: SICK: Maryann Acquarolo,
Frank Amedio, Jr., Madeline
Andaloro, Chris Bakey (Fr.
A good part of our being created in the image Chris' nephew), Nancy
and likeness of God is the fact that we can Baach, Charles Ballin, Maria
reason and make informed choices—and Barone, Cathy Biro,
those choices, like the God who loves us, are Carmella Betzale, Michael
loving choices, i.e., informed by the Lord’s Bucci, Joseph & Anna Capelli, Karl Carlone, Anna
love. Our baptism mystically roots us in the Cassano, James Castor, Bob Conn, Anita Curran,
death and resurrection of our Lord Jesus Jeanette Dawidczyk, Sue DiMeo, Joanne Scardino
Christ. This is God’s ultimate act of love on Dixon, Jack Donio, Rosemarie Ebert, Mary
behalf of all human kind. So when we hear as Falcone, Karen Falotico, Rita Farren, Elaine, Frank
we do in today’s passage from the Book of & Chris Fezza, Barbara Foster, Pina Franchina,
Sirach that if we choose, we can keep the Sadie Fucetola, Nancy Garchinsky, Butch Gillis,
commandments, we are reminded that we Robert Greenbaum, Jean Jones, Nick LaGuardia,
have the capacity to love and to choose to do Sr., Jean Liberto, Dorothy Losasso, Carole & Jim
so or not to do so. In our continuation of Mandis, Msgr. Tom McIntyre, Susan Monopolli,
Jesus’ great sermon we hear that our choices Josephine Oropallo, Anthony F. Pagano, Matthew
originate from what is in our hearts. Again, at Parisi, Angie Paggi, Amy Pantalone, Jean Paynter,
Baptism, the love of the Lord—the Spirit—is Catherine Reaves, Rita Rehmann, Nancy Sacco,
Austin Sandell, Rita Saunders, Edwin Silipena,
placed within our hearts. But we can allow
Elberta Staiger, Stephen Terruso, Nicholas
life’s difficulties and disappointments do a Thiesen, Adelina Tundis, Angelo Scaltrito, Margie
number on us and thorns, brambles and Vallieu, Shirley VanKeuren, Pam Virgilio, Jim
eventually stone walls sometimes threaten to Williams
suffocate that love. What choices can come Please call the Rectory to add a name to our
from all that debris that engulfs and threatens Prayer List and please let Father Tom know if
to suffocate our hearts are bitter words and any parishioners are in the hospital. After three
spiteful actions. However if we ask the Lord months, the names will be removed unless you
to help us in our struggle to turn toward Him inform us otherwise.
and toward one another in love, we can say
“yes” to the Lord and to life. L’ Chaim! To DECEASED OF THE PARISH -
Life! Antoinette Kolodziej, Norman W. DeVries, II, Judith
Baisch, Robert Santoro
With peace and joy!
CALLING ALL ALTAR AND ROSARY SOCIETY
Fr. Tom MEMBERS AND OTHERS ....
to do altar linens for St. Martin dePorres and St.
Anthony of Padua churches. If you can help,
please call the Parish Center at 704-5945 and
leave your name and number with June.
BUS TRIP TO SEE "MARY POPPINS"
First Reconciliation will take place on
Thursday, February 17th at 7PM in St.
Mary Poppins bus trip to the Academy of Music in
Phila., Friday March 25th, showtime 8pm
FOOD CERTIFICATES for Shop Rite, Super Fresh,
MEETING FOR FESTIVAL MAILING.... Bagliani’s and Inferrera’s are on sale after Mass
will be held on Wednesday, February 16th at each weekend or at our Parish Center Office at 226
7PM in St. Anthony Hall. Anyone interested, French Street during the week from 9:00 to 3:00.
please come and join us. Five percent of each sale is profit for our Parish
ST. RITA SOCIETY
FLOWERS FOR THE ALTAR Meetings held the first Monday of the month
If you are planning to donate flowers for the starting in February in the St. Joseph Room of the
altar at one of our worship sites, please let the Parish Center, 7pm, All are welcome to join us!
parish office know two weeks in advance so
that we do not order flowers as well. Also, TAX LETTER - If you are in need of tax letter for
please remember that no flowers are to be the year 2010, please call the parish office and
placed on the altar during the season of Lent. leave your name and phone number.
ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING FOR CHICKEN
BBQ .... Monday, February 21st at 7PM at St.
AVISOS PARROQUIALES Anthony. All are welcome to attend this meeting.
The Chicken BBQ will take place this year on
Hermanos y hermanas de la Comunidad Sunday, June 5th, at St. Anthony.
COLLECTION the week of February 5 & 6
MIERCOLES: Misa en Español (7:00 pm). 2011
MIERCOLES: Preparación Bautismal lst collection $12,467.00
después de la Misa en Español. 2nd collection $ 2,750.00
PRIMER y TERCER DOMINGO de cada
mes: Bautismos en Español (1:00 pm). 2nd Collection the weekend of February 19-
Registrarse con anticipación. 20th will be for Debt Reduction.
QUINCEAÑERAS y MATRIMONIOS:
Registrarse con anticipación para iniciar la
preparación y reservar la fecha.
Nota: Por favor, las registraciones se St. Mary of Mt. Carmel Parish Welcomes All
hacen en la parroquia (MIERCOLES:
12:30 pm – 7:00 pm). No matter what your present status in the
Catholic Church, no matter what your current
family or marital situation; no matter what your
past or present religious affiliation; no matter
what your personal history, age, background,
CAP Phase 2 - Bullying Prevention ....
race, etc.; you are Invited, Welcomed,
Wednesday, February 16, 2011, 12:30 pm, St.
Accepted, Loved and Respected at St. Mary of
Joseph High School, Hammonton and
Mt. Carmel Parish.
Wednesday, February 23, 2011, 7:00 pm, Notre ---------------------------------------------------------------
Dame School, Landisville. To attend one of these Parish Registration
classes, please call the CAP registration line in the (Please drop in collection basket)
Office of Safe Environment for Children, Youth and Name: ______________________________
Adults at 856-583-6165 or email Address: ____________________________
email@example.com to register. Please City: _____________________ Zip _______
register at lease five days before the session you Phone: Home: ________________________
would like to attend. Daytime: ____________________________
( ) New Parishioner ( ) Address Change
ANNOUNCEMENTS OUTSIDE THE PARISH
FUNDRAISER - KIDS BINGO
TO SHOW MRS. PASQUARELLI HOW MUCH WE
SANCTUARY CANDLE the week of February 13 - CARE ..... Date: February 27, 2011. Time 11:30
am (Doors open at 10:30 am). Place Elm Fire Hall
St. Joseph Church in memory of 569 White Horse Pike, cost $15.00 (all money will
Theresa & Joseph Monestero be donated to Mrs. Pasquarelli) Win a game: pick
Req by: Daughter Geraldine a basket of your choice. For tickets or more
information contact Rose Arena 609-517-3003,
St. Martin dePorres Church in memory of
Donna Kramer 609-892-7349, Jackie Sirolli 609-
Virginia (Ginny) Peles
Req by: Family
352-6189. Special thank you to the Girl Scouts
who have donated their time to this community
Flowers on altar at St. Anthony this weekend given service.
by John and Mary Galea
St. Padre Pio Pre-Cana team will be sponsoring a
Pre-Cana session on February 25th and 26th,
2011 at Our Lady of Pompeii Church, Vineland, NJ.
If you are planning to be married this year, please
The following children were welcomed into the
register by calling George & Terry VanLeer at 856-
parish family of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel during the
629-7711 or you can call the parish office at 691-
month of January:
7526. Cost for the program, which includes
refreshments on Friday and breakfast and lunch on
Arturo Garcia-Alvarado Jr, child of Arturo
Saturday and all class materials is $75.00 per
Armando Garcia Sarabia and Maria Rosa Alvarado
couple. Please register early as sessions fill
Edwin Martinez-Ordaz, child of Victorino Martinez
and Nicolasa Ordaz
DIVORCE CARE SEMINAR AND SUPPORT
Alexander John Nees, child of Billy Norman Nees
and Jessica Ann Trasferini
for Adults and Divorce Care 4 Kinds workshop will
Emily Ann Stalba, child of Thomas J. Stalba Jr.
be held on Wednesday evenings at Our Lady of
and Karen M. Benkovich
Peace parish (St. Mary's Church), 32 Carroll
Sophie Grace Sabella, child of Christian Matthew
Avenue, Williamstown, in the Parish Center.
Sabella and Diana Lee Rusnal
Both programs will begin on February 23, 2011
from 7 PM to 8:30 PM and will continue for 13
weeks. We welcome anyone who is separated or
HAPPILY EVER AFTER COUPLE'S RETREAT
divorced to attend and we encourage you to
March 25-26, 2011
register your children in the Divorce Care 4 Kids
St. Michael's Church, Long Branch, NJ
program (ages 6-12). For more information or to
7-9 pm, Friday, 9 am - 4:30 pm Sat.
register, please call Debbie at 856-881-4133 or
Lectures, interactive exercises, discussions,
scripture to enrich, enhance and strengthen
relationships. Topics: communication - resolving
CASINO BUS TRIP: Sponsored by Knights of
conflict - managing anger-healing past hurts-living
Columbus Pallotti Council 3471 Thursday February
"in love" - and more.
24, 2011. Departing from the Carnival grounds
Cost $139. per couple (early reg deadline Mar. 1)
@5:15 pm. Cost $20.00 includes free buffet dinner
$169. per couple (thereafter) Each couple receives
and $10.00 slot credit @ Resorts Casino in Atlantic
a free copy of Janet Pfeiffer's The Secret Side of
City. Please call to reverse your seat, Steve
Anger. Call Janet Pfeiffer @973-697-1904 to
Cappuccio at 609-377-4489.
register or email