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FEBRUARY 19-20, 2011 The 7th Sunday in Ordinary Time WEEKEND MASSES WEEKDAY MASSES Saturday Monday—Friday 5:00 PM 7:55 AM Sunday 12:05 PM 10:00 AM* 12:00 PM PENITENTIAL SERVICE Attentive to the Holy Spirit and nourished by vibrant liturgy, we are a Catholic community that welcomes all, 6:00 PM 1st Friday of Month * childcare available 6:00 PM fosters healing and reconciliation, and acts for justice. WHY CATHOLIC? SAVE THE DATE!!! O ngoing writing and reflection group, meeting monthly. Participants reflect on what it means to be Catholic today T he 31st Annual Paulist Center Auction, our largest fun and fund raiser, will be on April 9 at 6:15pm and write about their journey. Each week (following the 5pm Mass—an hour ear- one or two people share their personal lier than usual!) Our theme this year is narrative and the group has conversation A Few of Our Favorite Things, based on what they hear and experience. on some Sound of Music fun in its Dialogue sessions are open to all 45th anniversary year. Donation forms community members; sponsored by are online in the bulletin and in the Young Adult Ministry and Office of racks. Please respond with your do- Outreach and Reconciliation. Next meet- nations ASAP as the auction is three ing: Sun., Feb. 27, 7pm. For info: Jessica weeks early this year due to the at email@example.com. date of Easter. Any questions, contact Patty Simpson at pat- COMMUNAL ANOINTING OF THE SICK firstname.lastname@example.org or 617-948-2428. W e will celebrate this sacrament at all Masses next weekend (Feb 26-27). Anyone who is seriously ill or DO YOU SING OR PLAY AN INSTRUMENT? who is experiencing physical or emotional ailments can be anointed, including the elderly who become weaker, and those waiting for surgery when a serious condition is the I f so, the Paulist Center Music Ministry can use your tal- ents at any of our four weekend liturgies. For details or to arrange an informal audition, contact Michael reason for the operation. The most complete celebration of Kurley, Pastoral Minister of Liturgy & Music at the sacrament is a communal one, a celebration in which email@example.com. those to be anointed are surrounded and supported by other members of the Christian community, whether at MUSIC REHEARSALS FOR LENT AND THE TRIDUUM LITURGIES home, or in the house of the church (for those who can leave their beds and come here). In song and in silence, with scriptures and prayers, we strengthen the bonds of S ave the dates! These will be held on Thursday evenings 7 – 9pm, starting on Thurs., March 3. If you would like to participate with the Music Ministry for this season to love and faith that are stronger than the most serious dis- ease and more powerful even than death. enrich your Lenten spiritual journey and enhance our liturgical life, please contact Mike Kurley at firstname.lastname@example.org. BAPTISM PREPARATION CLASS C lass is Feb. 26 from 10am to noon, for expectant par- ents, parents of newborns, and godparents. This class NO RELIGIOUS EDUCATION PROGRAMS outlines the history, theology and practical issues involved in the sacrament of baptism for infants. O n Sunday, Feb. 20 and 27 due to winter break. Welcome! If you are considering becoming a member, you may fill out a membership inquiry form, found in the welcome brochure at the entranceway to the chapel or through our website. You may also call Bob Bowers at 617-948-2422. After com- pleting the form, a staff member will contact you. PAULIST CENTER BOSTON PHONE 617-742-4460 FIVEPARKST@AOL.COM 5 PARK STREET FAX 617-720-5756 WWW.PAULISTBOSTON.COM BOSTON, MA 02108 PRAYER REQUESTS for…Lyn Dietrich, for her recovery from surgery for cancer WELCOME! THANK YOU Please warmly welcome these new or returning Annmarie Strazzullo thanks you all for your prayers and members to our Paulist community! kind thoughts. Annmarie is recuperating at home. Cassandra Okechukwu of Jamaica Plain Janine Cannizzaaro of Rockland UNFORTUNATELY, A SUCCESSFUL ROBBERY A few weekends ago a theft was thwarted in one of the offices after Family Religious Education classes had just SHARING THE SPIRIT ended. Four weeks ago a thief successfully stole a laptop. We need the entire community to be alert and aware and to take responsibility for not only their own belongings but the safety F or gay men of all ages who seek to share their Catholic faith with others every first Wed. of each month 7pm, 3rd floor library. of the building at all times. We are a semi-public space which is open to the public for Mass, our feeding programs, twelve EMERGENCY FOOD PANTRY step groups, and meetings and offerings of many types. While people are often shy about doing this, we need YOU to be comfortable, while never placing yourself in danger, asking O ur food pantry is low on Ramen Noodles, jelly, tuna, stews, condiments (especially mayo), tea & coffee, cereal and rice. Please consider dropping off these items in the bas- someone who is in a place that seems unusual or inappropri- kets located in the Mary Alcove in the chapel. Thank you! ate how you may be of help to them. Alert other community members and staff members as soon as possible. If the indi- vidual is not in a place they should be, try and see to it that 2011 CORI TIME FOR LITURGICAL MINISTERS R they leave the building. If you ever feel in danger or think it enewals (white forms) are due to be submitted now; new is necessary for the safety of our community or our building, ministers (green forms) are CORI’d throughout the year. please call 911. Thank you for your assistance in keeping our Each liturgical minister or volunteer is required to complete community safe while keeping our doors open to all who are the form once a year to cover all forms of service at the Cen- in need of our ministries. ter. Forms are located in the El Salvador alcove of the chapel, and must be witnessed by a PCC staff member. Thank-you. GREG BOYLE, SJ TO ACCEPT ISAAC HECKER AWARD ON SAT. JUNE 4TH AT 5PM PRAYER FOR THE FUTURE F r. Greg Boyle, S.J. is a member of the California province of the Society of Jesus. Fr. Boyle spent six years as pastor of Dolores Mission. The parish is located in public housing God of Imagination, Creativity and Surprise We are made in your image and likeness. Help us create fearlessly, with great love, purpose and passion. We offer ourselves and our works as developments and has the highest concentration of gang ac- the Paulist Center Community; our past, with its joys and tri- tivity in the city. Fr. Greg was nominated for the Hecker Award for founding Homeboy Industries, a successful national umphs, failures and regrets; our present, with its struggles and model that provides job training, placement assistance and success, hopes and setbacks; our future, with its fears and free- other forms of support to ex-gang members in East L.A. The dom, pain and promise. Let us be your servants, to loose and selection committee was deeply impressed by Fr. Greg’s dedi- to bind, to stretch and to shape, to become more like Jesus, cation to justice by choosing to live in kinship with and serve some of the most marginalized individuals in our world – trusting the Hand that made the world trusting the Spirit that prisoners and gang members. His life and work serve as a breathes life trusting the Love that will not let us go. Amen. challenge to us all to reject the notion that some lives matter less in this world than others, and instead to create a com- munity where we see ourselves connected to those who live on the margins or who are left out. Due to Fr. Boyle’s de- manding book tour for his book, Tatoos On the Heart, the date of the award ceremony is Sat., June 4. LECTURE: IN LOVE WITH ISLAM, BELIEVING IN JESUS JUNGIAN ANALYSIS WITH PAULIST FR. ROBERT BAER P aolo Dall’Oglio, S.J., will speak at Emmanuel College, Daley Library Lecture Hall on Feb. 23, at 4:30pm. For F r. Baer is a Swiss-trained Jungian psychoanalyst. He now resides and practices at the Paulist Center. Dream interpretation is a key to self-understanding and a Jungian more information: email@example.com. Dr. Laurie Johnston, john- specialty. Fr. Baer can be reached at 617-948-2413. PARKING AT THE PAULIST CENTER One Beacon Street Garage $8.00 Boston Common Garage $5.50 Turn left at the bottom of the ramp. All weekend and after 4 PM on Purchase single tickets in the reception office weekday weekdays. Validate your own ticket with the stamp on the shelf in the evenings or purchase a 20 ticket booklet at the garage chapel vestibule during Masses or reception during weekday evenings. office for $110. READINGS FOR THE WEEK WEEKLY SCHEDULE Sun Lv 19:1-2,17-18; Ps 103; 1Cor 3:16-23; Mt 5:38-48 Mon Sir 1:1-10; Ps 93; Mk 9:14-29 Sun 2/20 Childcare—2nd Floor, Seminar Room 9:30am Tues 1 Pt 5:1-4; Ps 23; Mt 16:13-19 Mon 2/21 The Center is Closed for Presidents’ Day Wed Sir 4:11-19; Ps 119; Mk 9:38-40 Wed 2/23 Supper Club—Auditorium 6:00pm Lector’s Meeting—6th Floor, Rm. 13—Team 1 7:00pm Thurs Sir 5:1-8; Ps 1: Mk (;41-50 Sun 2/27 Childcare—2nd Floor, Seminar Room 9:30am Fri Sir 6:5-17; Ps 119; Mk 10:1-12 Sat Sir 17:1-15; Ps 103; Mk 10:13-16 Sun Is 49:14-15; Ps 62; 1 Cor 4:1-5; Mt 6:24-27 STEWARDSHIP INFORMATION DIRECTOR’S REFLECTION—LOVE YOUR ENEMIES Last Week Fiscal YTD Here’s a reflection on what is perhaps Jesus’ most radical teaching,“love your enemies pray for your persecutors.” Matt Weekend Collection $7,507 $162,967 5:44 Budget Amount $7,773 $177,224 OCEANIC SLAM Difference ($ 266) ($14,257) Put me back God. Weekend collections are the “bread and butter” of our oper- Just when I’ve got up ating budget, out of which salaries and programs are funded. a head of hostility As always, we remind you that it is only the generosity of toward some travesty your resources that makes the activities of the Paulist Center you blast me past my bounds possible. If you wish to make an offering, please make checks into the oceanic, payable to the Paulist Center and mail to 5 Park Street, Bos- ton, MA 02108. Please see our website to set up electronic where we are all one. giving options, which are extremely helpful to the Center. Busted. Exposed for the poser I am I lose the buzz of anger 5% COMMUNITY GIFT: and have to smile. We give 5% of our total fiscal year weekend collections to You grab me various organizations. The week of Feb. 19/20 we name St. turn me inside out Francis House. For information please see and whirl me around www.stfrancishouse.org. We thank you for your continued support and generosity of these varied organizations! like a dad playing helicopter with his toddler. “See,” you say, “See.” And I say, peevishly, put me back THANK YOU where I’m the center T hank you to all those who made a gift to the Annual Paulist Appeal. For those who would like to give a gift, brochures are available at the entrance. around which I revolve. I don’t want to know we are one in You because once I do I can’t go back, to the whining, gossiping, Criticizing and back biting. You take all the fun MINISTERIAL STAFF out of hating. Jessica Coblentz Frank Desiderio, CSP Michael Kurley Susan Rutkowski Patricia Simpson Rick Walsh, CSP Robert J. Bowers WE ARE RECYCLING MORE THAN PAPER! Consultant for Outreach and Reconciliation Robert Rivers, CSP Weekend Presider I n case you had not noticed, there are trash barrels on every floor now that have a single stream recycling sticker on them showing what may be put in to that bin Chris O’Keeffe to be recycled. Please take note and recycle whenever Pastoral Council Chair possible. Because the Center has to pay for private trash pickup, we needed to wait for our providers to "catch up" Please see our website for direct contact information. on this. Please do your part to sort as indicated!
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