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HARRISBURG, PENNSYLVANIA                                                                          AUGUST 14, 2011

          Tithing: God’s Plan for Giving!
Tithing weekend: August 7, 2011               $ 9,273     Monday, August 15, The Assumption of the Blessed
                                                          Virgin Mary
August 8, 2010                                $ 9,595     Noon        Int. Melissa & Renette Edmund
Mission Cooperative                           $ 1,249                      In Honor of St. Anne (Prisca Alexander)
                                                          5:30 p.m.     Therese St. Pierre (Catherine Shelly)
From Father Rozman: "For the gifts and the call of God    Tuesday, August 16, St. Stephen of Hungary
are irrevocable." - Romans 11:29 God has a special        Noon          Anthony Grasha (Anne Grasha)
mission in mind for each of us and He has given us the    Wednesday, August 17
gifts that we need to accomplish that mission. We are     Noon          Richard Chorba (The Jordan Family)
called to be good stewards by using the gifts that God    Thursday, August 18
has given us to do the work that God has planned for us   5:30 p.m.     Dorothy M. Gibble (PA Catholic Conference)
alone. If we deny our gifts or fail to use them as God    Friday, August 19, St. John Eudes
calls us to use them, then some part of God's work will   Noon          Sally Swiderski (Ann Notarfrancesco)
                                                          Saturday, August 20, St. Bernard
be left undone.
                                                          5:30 p.m.     Ann Burke Kramer (Lee Kramer)
Comments on Tithing from the Pew: “A secret to            Sunday, August 21, Twenty-First Sunday in Ordinary
tithing—His checks get written first!”                    Time
                                                          7:30 a.m.     Mildred Matkovic (Deacon Charlie & Joyce Clark)
         Thank you for your gift of tithing.              9:30 a.m. Int. of our Parish Family
                                                                               Interpreted for the deaf
                                                          12:15 p.m.    Chet Henry (David & Susan Johnson)

                                                            Solemnity of the Assumption
                                                          Because the Solemnity of the Assumption of
                                                          the Blessed Virgin Mary is on a Monday this
        Sacrament of Reconciliation                       year, it is not a Holy Day of Obligation.
             will be celebrated this week:                Masses at Saint Patrick Cathedral will be at
                                                          12:00 noon and 5:30 p.m., with confessions
    Monday, Wednesday and Friday - 12:30 p.m.             at 12:30 p.m. on Monday, August 15.
             Saint Lawrence Chapel
          Saturday - 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
              Saint Patrick Cathedral                                      Apple Giving Tree
                                                                         Apples aren't just for teachers anymore —
                                                                         an apple is now a way for friends to support
                                                                         Cathedral School! The Apple Giving Tree
                      Scripture                                          will be on display in the Narthex the
           Readings for August 21, 2011                                  weekends of August 14, 21 and 28.
           First Reading: Isaiah 22:19-23
                                                                          Each apple has an item that a teacher has
                 Psalm: 138:1-3, 6, 8
                                                                          requested, ranging from composition books
         Second Reading: Romans 11:33-36                                  to flash drives to individual whiteboards to
             Gospel: Matthew 16:13-20                                     cleaning supplies and         everything in
                                                          between. Pick an apple containing the item(s) you would
                                                          like to donate; complete the basic information on the back
                  Save the Date                           of the apple; put the apple and your check in the provided
           Father Rozman was ordained in our very         envelope, and drop it in the collection basket or mail it to
           own Saint Patrick Cathedral on October 11,     the school by September 15.
           1986. This year he celebrates his 25th         Or, purchase the item yourself and deliver it with the paper
           Anniversary of Ordination. A parish            apple to the school office or the parish office by the end of
           observance is scheduled for Sunday,            September. Each donation is important and greatly
October 16, 2011 during the 12:15 Mass, with light        appreciated. If you have questions please contact Joy at
                                                          829-1392 or
refreshments afterward in Bishop Rhoades
Hall. Please mark your calendars and plan on                         Thank you from the Cathedral School
attending!                                                                Development Committee!
                                          TWENTIETH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME

            “Holy Words for Holy People”
“Holy Words for Holy People” are informational and
educational sessions being scheduled in parishes in the
Diocese of Harrisburg. These presentations will introduce         Sunday, August 14
the upcoming word changes at Mass to the Catholic in                  Cathedral School Apple Giving Tree in Narthex
the pew. The session will involve going through the parts                        Little Bethlehem Christians
of the Mass that will be changing and discussing the                        Religious Items Sale after all Masses
historical context and the spiritual richness of the words.       Tuesday, August 16
At the sessions answers to these questions will be                 Noon       Al-Anon
answered: What is changing? Why is it changing? And,              Thursday, August 18
How can I reap the most spiritual benefits from the                Noon       Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament -
changes?                                                                      Saint Lawrence Chapel
An upcoming session will be held at Our Lady of Lourdes,          Sunday, August 21
Enola, on Tuesday, August 23, at 7:00 p.m. Fr. Joshua                  Cathedral School Apple Giving Tree in Narthex
Brommer, Liturgy Coordinator for the Diocese will be               1:30 p.m. Back to School Family Picnic -
presenting the sessions. The sessions are intended for all                    St. Matthew’s Parish Activity Center
Catholics in the diocese at large as well as anyone with
an interest in the topic. More information on the topic is                           Missionary Appeal
available at Additional session               Our thanks to Father Joe Bayne for joining us last week and
dates will be announced for September.                            speaking about this year’s Missionary Appeal. Please turn in
                                                                  your Missionary Appeal envelope during the regular
              Little Bethlehem Christians
After all Masses this weekend, the Alsahouri family will
display a collection of hand-carved olive wood religious                            Liturgical Ministries
items, which are also for sale. The Alsahouri family              The Liturgical Ministries encompass Lectors, Extraordinary
represents the Little Bethlehem Christians, a group that          Ministers of Holy Communion, Altar Servers, Ushers,
represents 170 Christian families who live in Bethlehem, the      Greeters, and Cantors, as listed below, as well as people
Holy Land, and make their living as wood carvers. Proceeds        “behind the scenes” such as sacristans. Each week, we
support Christianity in the land of Christ. For more              list the people who are scheduled for these particular six
information, visit their website at     ministries for the following week. If you pay attention, you
                                                                  will notice that the same names appear frequently. That’s
    Want to Learn More about Catholicism?                         because, as will happen, people have had to leave their
The RCIA (Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults)                 ministry due to health reasons, moving from the area,
process is open to anyone interested in entering                  scheduling difficulties, etc. The remaining ministers have
the Catholic Church. If you have not been                         done a wonderful job of continuing to serve more often, but
baptized; have been baptized in another                           they could use some time off.
Christian tradition and desire to become
                                                                  If you have wondered if God was calling you to a particular
Catholic; or have been baptized Catholic but are in need of
                                                                  ministry, wonder no more. He is. Please contact Father
First Communion and/or Confirmation, please contact Becky
in the parish office or at to           Rozman or Margaret Peters for more information regarding
schedule an information session before classes begin.             the Ministry that interests you. Training is available and
Classes will take place on Tuesday nights from 7:00 - 9:00        schedules are flexible. Families serve together. The phone
and will begin on September 6. You are welcome to join us         number is 232-2169. Father Rozman’s extension is 212;
even if you not certain you are ready to become Catholic.         Margaret can be reached at 222. Thank you!

 August           Lector        Extraordinary Ministers       Altar Server            Usher          Greeter         Cantor
  20/21                          of Holy Communion

5:30 p.m.    Mark Corrigan    Deacon Lawrence Crudup      Keely McManamon       Cliff Mills       Lou Ann Mills   Lexie
                              Elizabeth Baker                                                                     Basehore

7:30 a.m.    Amy Hill         Deacon Charles Clark        William Landis        Ferdinand Zuech

9:30 a.m.    Robert O’Donnell David & Marita Kelley       Conor Kelley          Ted Harrer                        Leah
             Jon Castelli     Lynn Burkholder                                                                     Ferguson

12:15 p.m. Brandy Kosic       Deacon Lawrence Crudup      Joshua Bartholomew    Frank Tittiger                    Tyler
                              Lena Crudup                                                                         Harnsberger
HARRISBURG, PENNSYLVANIA                                                                                   AUGUST 14, 2011

             Cathedral School News                               Parish Religious Education Program (PREP)
                  School Registration                                         Back to School Family Picnic
If you have a son or daughter or know of someone who                          You can still purchase tickets to our picnic that
could benefit from a Catholic education, registration is                      will take place on Sunday, August 21 at 1:30
currently taking place for the 2011-2012 school year.                         pm at St. Matthew's Parish Activity Center in
Registration is open to Catholics as well as non-                             Dauphin. All families are invited, including those
                                                                              whose children attend Catholic school or are
Catholics. We are accepting enrollment from Pre-K (4-
                                                                 not old enough to be in school. Don't miss this afternoon of
year-olds by August 31) through 8th grade. If you are
                                                                 good food, games, and fellowship with our parish
interested, contact the school at 234-3797.                      community! Tickets are $3 per adult and $2 per child, with a
                                                                 cap of $10 per family, and can be purchased by contacting
    Shelter Shuffle Benefits Interfaith Shelter                  the parish office through this Friday.
Mark your calendars now for the 7th Annual Shelter Shuffle                 Theology of the Body for Teens
5K Run/Walk. This year’s event will take place on Saturday,      All 9th-12th grade students are invited to learn about the life-
September 17, on the grounds of the former State Hospital        changing teachings that Blessed Pope John Paul II gave the
(across from the Farm Show Complex in Harrisburg).               Church when he was alive. Theology of the Body for
Registration starts at 8:00 a.m. Race starts at 9:00 a.m. Cost   Teens: Discovering God's Plan for Love and Life will show
is $15 per person (if received on or before September 10th)      how to discover God's plan for your life and find peace in our
or $20 per person (if received after September 10th).            messy world. All high school students, no matter where you
Registration fee will be waived for those collecting $50 or      attend school (Catholic, public, private, or homeschool), are
more in sponsorships. Cash prizes for top runners. Awards        invited to sign up. Classes take place on Sunday mornings
for runners by age group. CoolMax T-shirts for all pre-          from 10:45 a.m.-12:00 noon in the Teen Room. Registration
registrants. Specials awards will be given to the school that    forms are in the narthex and on our parish web site. If you
raises the most in sponsorships and to the school with the       have not been involved before, or if it has been a long time
highest participation rate based on school enrollment.           since you have come to class, our team of high school
Proceeds from the Shelter Shuffle will benefit the Interfaith    catechists invites you to join us! For more information
Shelter for Homeless Families. For more information,             contact Becky in the parish office or at recoordina-
contact Christopher Meehan at 717-657-4804 (extension  
284) or
                                                                                  2011-2012 Registration
                                                                 Religious Education classes for children and teens in grades
               Attention Scout Leaders                           1-12 will once again take place on Sunday mornings from
Diocesan Committee for Girls Scouts and Camp Fire will           10:45 a.m.-12:00 noon, and will begin on September 11.
be offering two training options for adults who wish to assist   Registration forms can be found on our parish website and
Girl Scouts in earning Catholic religious recognitions.          in the narthex of the church. Cost per student is $25 by
Training will be offered on Saturday, September 17, 2011         August 21; late registration is $30 per student. Financial
from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. at the Cardinal Keeler Center    assistance is available - see the registration form for more
in Harrisburg. For more information or to make a reservation,    information. If you are new to our parish, have a child
contact the Office for Youth and Young Adult Ministry via        entering first grade, or have not enrolled your children in
email at or 717-657-4804 x327.              PREP classes in the past, we invite you to join us! Please
Training will also be offered on Sunday, September 25, 2011      remember that in order to receive the sacraments of First
from 1:00-3:00 p.m. at Saint Joseph in Danville. For more        Holy Communion and Confirmation in 2nd and 8th grades,
information or to make a reservation, contact Billie Ingraham    children must first participate in two years of religious
at or 570-275-1804.                              education.
                                                                                    Catechist Meeting
DCCS Membership Chair Reaching out to Parishes/
                                                                 PREP catechists: Please plan to attend our back to school
Scout Units - Mr. Brian Sirois, who serves as the
                                                                 meeting on Sunday, August 28, from 1:30 - 4:30 pm in the
Membership Chair on the Diocesan Catholic Committee on
                                                                 Teen Room.
Scouting (DCCS) is trying to contact all Cub Scout Packs,
Boy Scout Troops, and Venture Scout Crews within the
Diocese of Harrisburg. He would like to present a brief                          Attention PREP Parents
overview of the DCCS and its Catholic Scouting program           Because of the Youth Protection policies of our
with particular emphasis on how units can grow their             diocese, parents will not be able to wait for their children
membership or start new Scout units where none currently         inside the school building during our PREP classes unless
exist. Scout leaders are asked to contact Mr. Brian Sirois to    they have obtained the necessary clearances from the
arrange a time when he can come out to visit with your unit      diocese. This applies to grandparents and any other adults
leadership. This can be done at a unit committee or planning     authorized to pick up your children. To start the process of
meeting. Mr. Sirois can be contacted via email at                obtaining a clearance, please contact the parish office. You or phone at 717-633-9299 (home) or           are advised to start the process now because it can take
717-451-3475 (cell).                                             several weeks.
                                             TWENTIETH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME

          Cathedral Knights in Action                                               Adoption Information Meetings
                                                                        Catholic Charities Adoption Services will be presenting two
                 Blue Mass Announced                                    free informational meetings. Three Paths to Adoption will be
            The Knights of Columbus, Harrisburg                         held on Wednesday, August 24 (6:00-8:00 p.m.).
            Diocesan Chapter, announces the Blue Mass                   Participants will be provided with an overview of their three
            to Honor Law Enforcement & Emergency                        adoption programs, including Domestic Infant, International,
            Personnel and their families on Sunday,                     and SWAN (Statewide Adoption Network).
            September 11, at 9:30 a.m. at Saint Patrick                 Catholic Charities and Children’s Home Society and Family
Cathedral. Referring to the blue uniforms worn by so                    Services (CHSFS) will hold an informational meeting on
many public safety personnel, the Blue Mass dates back                  International Adoption on Thursday, September 15 (6:00-
to 1934. This will be the FIFTH consecutive year for the                8:00 p.m.). Participants will learn details about adopting from
Blue Mass in Harrisburg. All emergency and law                          China, Russia, Colombia, Korea, the Philippines and other
enforcement personnel in the Greater Harrisburg area are                countries. A representative from CHSFS, with offices in
                                                                        Minnesota and Maryland, will be present to talk about
invited to attend.
                                                                        international adoption and to answer any questions about
For more information about the Cathedral Council Knights of Columbus,   their programs.
  visit or follow us on twitter: @kofc11008
                                                                        Both meetings will be held at 939 East Park Drive,
                                                                        Harrisburg, on the lower level. Catholic Charities is open to
                        Save the Date                                   families of all faiths. Register for the meetings by contacting
The Harrisburg Diocesan Guild of the Catholic Medical                   Gwen at 717-564-7115.
Association invites you to attend the ANNUAL WHITE
MASS for Health Care Professionals and families (medical                            EWTN Covers World Youth Day
students and residents welcome!) on October 23, at 12:15                EWTN will broadcast World Youth Day 2011 with extensive
p.m., at Saint Patrick Cathedral. Most Reverend Joseph P.               television coverage. Join Fr. Mark and Doug Barry of "Life
McFadden, Bishop of Harrisburg, will be Celebrant and                   on the Rock" as we bring you coverage of WYD in Madrid,
Homilist. Light Reception to follow. Please RSVP for                    August 16-21. For more information go to
reception by October 16 to: Jean Scicchitano, Secretary,                wyd2011.
Respect Life Office at 717.657.4804 ext. 294 or email:
                                                                                                 Meals Available
                                                                        The Cathedral Parish of Saint Patrick offers two meals for
 Discounts Offered for Food Pantry Donations                            those in need—breakfast on Saturday mornings from
The Shining Light Thrift Shop, a clothing ministry of the               7:15 a.m. until 8:15 a.m. and dinner on Sunday evenings
Cathedral Parish of St. Patrick, will collect non-perishable            from 5:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. Meals are served in Bishop
food for a local food pantry during the month of August. A              Rhoades Hall.
25% discount on clothing items will be offered for each item
donated. Visit Shining Light Wednesday thru Saturday 9:30               In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of
a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at 1310 N. 3rd St., Harrisburg, (across from          Agriculture (USDA) policy, this institution is prohibited from
the Broad St. Market). Call 234-2436.                                   discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin,
                                                                        sex, age, or disability. To file a complaint alleging
                                                                        discrimination, write USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights,
       Rediscover the Joy in Your Marriage                              1400 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20250-
                Is Your Marriage Tearing You Apart?                     9410 or call, toll free, (866) 632-9992 (voice). Individuals
                Rediscover the joy in your marriage.                    who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities
                RETROUVAILLE (Ret-tro-vy) is a French                   may contact USDA through the Federal Relay at (800) 877-
                word meaning rediscovery. Retrouvaille is a             8339 or (800) 845-6136 (Spanish). USDA is an equal
                program that helps to restore communication             opportunity provider and employer.
                and trust in a marriage. If you feel helpless
                or trapped by frequent conflicts, please know
                that hundreds of couples have been helped.                            CATHEDRAL GIFT SHOP
                Call us and give yourselves another chance.                                     Summer Hours:
The next program will be held September 16-18, 2011, at                                     Monday and Wednesday
the Homewood Suites in Mechanicsburg, PA. Let us reserve                                     11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
a place for you. For information call Tom or Patty (717) 938-                             Sunday 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
8229 or 1-800-470-2230.

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