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					             St. John the Beloved Parish
    April 10, 2011

 Rev. Msgr. Charles L. Brown III, V.F., Pastor
 Rev. Anthony Giamello, Associate Pastor
 Rev. Ralph T. Castelow, Associate Pastor

 Thomas A. Bailey
 Dennis Wuebbels
 George Taylor, Jr.
 James J. Haley (Retired)

Parish Pastoral Associate
  Sr. Kathleen Ruszkowski, OSB

Parish Secretary
  Mrs. Catia McConnell

St. John the Beloved School
  School Principal
  Mr. Richard Hart                                                 907 Milltown Road
  Vice Principal                                                     Sherwood Park
  Mrs. Mary Lou Soltys
                                                                  Wilmington, DE 19808
Administrative Assistants                                                Telephone 999-0211
  Mrs. Marie Malatesta
  Mrs. Mary Ann Thompson                                                 Fax            999-9184
  Mrs. Sharon Breznitsky
                                                                Parish Web Site:
Religious Education Office
  Director of Religious Education                School Web Site:
  Mrs. Pauline Berlingieri
  994-7757                                       SUNDAY MASSES                          SACRAMENT OF PENANCE
  Coordinator of Youth Ministry                    Saturday 5:30, 7:00pm                   Saturday 4:00 - 5:00pm
  Mr. Gregory Boulden
  998-5525 Ext. 229                                Sunday: 6:45, 8:00, 9:30, 11:00am,
  Secretary                                        12:30pm                              SACRAMENT OF BAPTISM
  Mrs. Jane Bogucki                                                                       Please call the Office to schedule
                                                 WEEKDAY MASSES                           a Baptism Preparation Class.
Pastoral Associate for Charity
  Social Justice & Ministry to the Sick            Monday - Friday 6:15 and 8:00am
  Sr. Kathleen Ruszkowski, OSB                     Saturday 8:00am                      SACRAMENT OF MARRIAGE
                                                                                          Please contact parish priest or
                                                 LENT                                     deacon one year prior to the wedding.
Director of Musical Services
  Mrs. Lisa Papili Carlsen                         Wednesdays - 7:00pm
                                                   Thursdays - 12:10pm                  SACRAMENT OF ANOINTING
Business Manager                                                                        OF THE SICK
 Mrs. Michele Pyle                               HOLY DAY MASSES
                                                                                          Anyone seriously ill or facing
 999-0211                                          As announced
                                                                                          surgery, please call a priest to make
Maintenance Supervisor                           DEVOTIONS                                arrangements.
 Mr. Nino De Flaviis
 998-5525 Ext. 215                                 Novena and Benediction
                                                   Monday at 7:00pm
                                                           NEXT SUNDAY THE FIRST MASS WILL BE AT

                                                           On April 6th, St. John the Beloved, through the
                                                           Diocesan Youth Ministry Office, recognized the
                                                           following individuals with awards.

                                                           St. Timothy Award – Chris Ballintyn
              FIFTH SUNDAY OF LENT                         The St. Timothy award recognizes a young person who is
                     APRIL 10, 2011                        active in youth ministry in the parish and is an example
Out of the depths I cry to you, O LORD; LORD, hear my      to others through their involvement. Chris is a senior at
voice.                                 -Psalm 130:1        Salesianum high school. He teaches 8th grade religious
                                                           education, Confirmation and attends our weekly youth
                                                           group meetings. Chris is also an Eagle Scout and always
Notes from Charlie Brown                                   looking to recruit other young people to service here at
                                                           the parish.
Next Sunday is Palm Sunday of the Lord’s Passion.
Please pick up your palm as you enter the church, as it    Volunteer of the Year – Mary Ann Thiemann
will be blessed at the beginning of the Mass before the
Solemn Entrance Procession.                                St. John the Beloved members also won two awards
                                                           from the Youth Ministry Office of the Diocese of
Sacrament of Penance: To prepare for the celebration       Wilmington.
of the Triduum and Easter, we will have two
Communal Penance Services: Next Sunday, April 17th
                                                           St. John Bosco Award for Catechesis – Dolores
& Tuesday, April 19th at 7:00pm. There will be
several priests available for individual confessions as
part of the service.                                       Companions on the Journey for Catechesis– Pat
On Monday of Holy Week, April 18th, Bishop Malooly
will celebrate the solemn Mass of Chrism at Holy                  PRAYER PENANCE ALMSGIVING
Cross Church in Dover at 7:00pm, with all the priests,     PRAYER:
deacons and representatives of all the parishes in our     The Blessed Sacrament is exposed on the altar all day on
diocese. At the Mass, he will bless the Oil of the Sick,   the Mondays of Lent for your private prayer beginning
used in the Sacrament of the Anointing of the Sick,        after the 8:00 Mass and concluding with the Novena to
the Oil of Catechumens, used in the Sacrament of           the Blessed Mother and Benediction at 7:00pm.
Baptism, and he will consecrate the Sacred Chrism,         On the Wednesdays of Lent at 12:00 noon there is an
used in the Sacraments of Baptism, Confirmation and        Ecumenical Lenten Prayer Service and lunch at St.
Holy Orders. These oils will be presented to our           Mark’s United Methodist Church in Stanton.
parish during the Mass of the Lord’s Supper on Holy        Additional Masses will be celebrated on the Wednesdays
Thursday.                                                  of Lent at 7:00pm and the Thursdays of Lent at 12:10pm
                                                           here at St. John the Beloved.
The culmination of the Liturgical Year is the Sacred       On Fridays we will pray the Stations of the Cross at
Triduum: the Mass of the Lord’s Supper on Holy             7:00pm following the KofC Fish Fry from
Thursday at 7:00pm, the Liturgy of the Passion on          5:00 - 7:00pm this week.
Good Friday at 3:00pm and the Easter Vigil on Holy         On Sundays, you are invited to join your fellow
Saturday night at 8:30pm. Make the effort this year to     parishioners for a simple Dinner of soup, salad and bread
clear your calendars and attend these celebrations of      in Sheehy Hall at 5:00pm followed by Vespers at 6:30pm
our redemption. There are no baptisms this year at         in the church.
the Easter Vigil, so if long ceremonies are not your       PENANCE: How is your Lenten self-denial going?
thing, this would be a good year to attend. It is the
most magnificent liturgy of the church. Please keep        ALMSGIVING: You can be in solidarity with the
Elizabeth Anderman, Todd Bosch, Julia Episcopo,            hungry poor, by having a simple meal and donating the
Pablo Nogueras, Holly Schnittger in your prayers as        savings to Operation Rice Bowl. The Rice Bowls or your
they prepare to be received into the Church.           2   envelope should be returned on Palm Sunday.
Msgr. Charlie notes continued….                                                         RCIA
2011 Annual Catholic Appeal – I Am the Light of the                        Meet our RCIA Candidate….
World                                                                        Elizabeth Andermann
The Annual Catholic Appeal, with its theme, “I Am the
                                                               I am originally from Louisiana. My family and I moved
                 Light of the World” invites each of us
                                                                                     to Delaware last year because of a
                 to help bring the Light of Christ into
                                                                                     job change for my Dad. I am a
                 the lives of those who seek His love
                                                                                     student at James H. Groves Adult
                 and protection. It is an opportunity for                            High School. In my spare time, I
each of us to unite as a Catholic community and to                                   enjoy music, especially Japanese
reach out to serve others in need of our help.                                       music. It’s very beautiful and lis-
Thank you to everyone who made a pledge to the di-                                   tening to it has helped me learn
ocesan Annual Catholic Appeal last weekend. If you             some of the language. I also like playing video games.
have not yet participated, please consider doing so to-
                                                               It was my parents who encouraged me to join the RCIA.
day. Your gift makes a real difference in the lives of
                                                               Because of my father’s work as a chemist our family has
thousands of individuals and families who reside
                                                               moved quite a bit. Therefore, I did not have the opportu-
within our 12-county diocese. Pledge envelopes are             nity to complete my religion classes and be confirmed in
available in the pews and can be placed in the offertory       the Church.
basket. Thank you for your generosity and support.
To learn more about the Annual Catholic Appeal, visit          My experience in the RCIA process has been very helpful and click “Annual Catholic Appeal”.               to me in growing in my faith. In fact, it has brought me
                                                               closer to God than I expected it would. I am much more
                                                               aware of his presence in my life, and I know that he is
                                                               always there waiting for us and watching over us. He
                                                               will never leave us.
Week of April 11th:
Monday        6:15      Barry Baldwin                          The RCIA experience has given me more confidence to
              8:00      Donna Chickadel Campbell               strive to reach out to my goals in life. Coming to Mass at
Tuesday       6:15      William J. O’Connor Jr.                St. John’s has been a good experience. I have come to
              8:00      Joan P. Joswick                        have more interest in hearing the readings, and the music
            11:00       Philomena Trala                        is very uplifting. It has helped me to know that God is
Wednesday     6:15      Agnes Dworsky                          always there and I am never alone. That has really meant
              8:00      Agnes Petrylak                         a lot to me.
          7:00pm        Carmela Nicastro
Thursday      6:15      Ann Marie Lano                                      RELIGIOUS EDUCATION
              8:00      Eleanor Grimes                         VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL: Applications are avail-
            12:10       Patrick Michael Dillon                 able in the Religious Education Office. The cost for the
Friday        6:15      Richard Wyant                          week is $35 per child. Our program will run June 27th-
              8:00      Lee Schoenbeck                         July 1st, 9am-12pm. The theme this year is PANDAMA-
Saturday      8:00      Kevin Brady                            NIA—where kids will discover that God is wild about
              5:30      James Jannuzzio                        them. For more information, please call the Religious
              7:00      James Esher                            Education Office at 994-7757. You must register in per-
Sunday        6:45      Michael Fahey                          son—no online registration.
              8:00      Anna Lazar
              9:30      Anita Vattilana                        SUNDAY SCHOOL REGISTRATION
            11:00       Our Parish Family                      We are currently accepting applications for the 2011-12
            12:30       Frank & Mary Renai                     year. You may call the Religious Education Office for
                                                               more information or to get an application. You may also
                                                               visit the parish website: and download an
                                                               application form. There is also information regarding the
                                                               program available online. Applications will be accepted
Thank you for your continued generosity to the parish as
                                                               until June 1, 2011.
part of your gift to God for the good things God has given
you. Thank you.                                                ATTENTION PARENTS OF HOME-SCHOOLED &
                                                               PRIVATE CATHOLIC SCHOOL children currently
Offertory               4/3/11          $ 28,540.07            attending 1st grade. Please contact the Religious Educa-
Children                4/3/11          $      1.00            tion Office for information regarding Sacramental Prep.
Building & Main.        4/3/11          $ 4,848.82           3 994-7757.
                 YOUTH MINISTRY                                                        FOOD CLOSET
                   CYM, Greg Boulden                                   Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 9-10:30am; 302-998-5525, ext. 229
                                                                   In order to serve our families each week, we need the
                                                                   following: Cereal, pancake mix, pancake syrup, pasta,
ATTENTION 18+, PARENTS WELCOME!                                    spaghetti sauce, macaroni & cheese, tuna fish, canned
SOFTBALL TEAM                                                      meat, peanut butter, jelly, canned fruit, rice, beans, whole
Recently, the youth ministry office was contacted by               kernel corn, canned vegetables, soup, juice, coffee, tea,
some local churches that have a “Church Softball                   toiletries, cleaning supplies, laundry detergent, toilet
League”. They contacted us to see if St. John the Beloved          paper, baby food — fruit only and diapers (all sizes). If
had interest in joining with a Co-Ed team. If you are in-          you are unable to bring groceries to the Church, please
terested, please contact my office as soon as possible! 18         consider a monetary gift to the Food Closet, so that we
and over please. No age limit. Will probably cost about            can replenish the shelves as needed.               Outreach
$30 for the year, games start in May.                              Office handles donations of Food and Clothing only.
NATIONAL CATHOLIC YOUTH CONFERENCE                                 Please do not put perishable items in the box in the Church.
SIGN UP TODAY! Join 30,000+ high school students                   Items that need refrigeration need to be taken to the Outreach
from around the country in Indianapolis. Cost is $575,             Office during the week or given to a staff member who can get
                                                                   them to refrigeration.
but we have already started fundraising and will reduce
your cost the earlier you sign up. The average bill for
NCYC was $280 two years ago after fundraising. Con-
tact the youth ministry office to sign up.                                EASTER DINNER FOR FAMILIES IN
ARE YOU IN 8th GRADE? This Section is for YOU!
                                                                                  DEADLINE APRIL 16th
Starting in the month of May, current 8th grade students
                                                                       We will again be providing Easter
are invited to attend our high school youth ministry
                                                                       baskets and hams for families who
group. We meet each Sunday at 6:30pm in Sheehy Hall,
                                                                       come to the Food Closet. If you
located in the St. John Bosco Room.
                                                                       would like to donate a chicken, ham,
YOUNG ADULT SURVEY                                                     or turkey for their Easter Dinner,
If you are between the ages of 18-25, tell us who you are,             please call Sr. Kathleen at 994-7867
tell us what you need, tell us what you want. The Dioce-               or drop them off at the rectory office during
san Committee on Young Adults seeks your input. We                     regular office hours. Last day to collect food for
invite you to participate in a short survey at                         Easter baskets is April 16th. to offer you views and
feedback. Using your input, the committee plans to create
a vision for ministry to and with young adults in the dio-
cese. If you are a parent or grandparent, please pass on
                                                                              FAITH FORMATION NOTES
this website to the young adults you know. All those who
respond between Ash Wednesday and Holy Thursday
have a chance at a weekly drawing for a $25 iTunes gift                                 RESPECT LIFE
card.                                                              During Lent, it is good to think about Jesus’ words,
                                                                   “Amen I say to you, what you did not do for one of these
MINISTRY OF CARING SANDWICH SCHEDULE                               least ones, you did not do for me.” If we do nothing to
Thursday, April 14th/15th, LECTORS                                 work for the protection of these least ones, we do nothing
Donations of sandwiches are welcome from all parish-               for Jesus. COLFS Newsletter, San Diego, 11/07
ioners. Delivery can be made to the hall kitchen door on
Thursday evenings 6:30pm to 7:00pm and Friday morn-                               VOCATION RELFECTION
ing before 9:30am. These sandwiches are taken to the               In today’s gospel, Jesus raises Lazarus to new life.
Emmanuel Dining Room to help feed those in need. We                Through their ministry and the way they live their lives,
are especially in need of sandwiches on the 1st and 4th Fri-       God calls priests, deacons, religious sisters and religious
days of the month.                                                 brothers to join in His work of breathing new life into the
                 PRAYER GROUP                                      Church. Is He calling you to participate in this incredible
The Prayer Group will meet every Tuesday in the                    undertaking? If you think so, call or write Fr. Joe
Vianney House from 9:45am-11:00am with Praise                      Cocucci, Diocesan Director of Priestly and Religious
hymns, bible reflections and intercessory Prayer. Please           Vocations at 573-3113 or
bring your Bible. All are welcomed. For prayer requests            Visit:
call 994-6502.
                                                               4         Please visit our website:
           PARISH LIFE THANKS YOU!                                                 SCHOOL NEWS
Parish Life thanks all those who helped make the Quilt
                                                                  FRANCISCAN VALUE FOR APRIL: CONVER-
Bee and Fabric Drive on March 26th a great success!!
                                                                  SION – A turning toward God: being open to transition
More than twenty people completed fifteen quilts and
                                                                  (faith, trust, hope).
some lovely fabric was donated for “Quilts for Com-
fort” ( An organization that            Our Franciscan Peacemaker Award honorees for Trimes-
has delivered more than 7,500 quilts to at-risk babies and        ter 2 are listed below. This honor is given to those stu-
young children as well as cancer and dialysis patients in         dents who exemplify the Franciscan values we honor
Delaware, New Jersey, Pennsylvania & Maryland.                    here at St. John the Beloved: Nathan McBride, Chris-
                                                                  topher Albert, Jimmy Kulenguskey, Andrew Henry,
                  LENTEN FISH FRY                                 Jake Freebery, Adam Argo, Jeffrey Rich, Jude
The Knights of Columbus Lenten Fish Fry dinner will be            Schnatterer, Matthew Volanoski, Nate Echevarria,
                held this Friday, April 15th. Dinners will        Brendan Perrone, Chad Rich, Ben Henry, Jacob
                be served from 5:00pm-7:00pm in SJB               Bates, Paul Perrone, Katie Mc Nichol, Daniel Thie-
                Hall and include fried or baked flounder, a       mann, Michael Eller, Andrew Goetz, Brendan Harris,
                choice of baked potato, French fry or             Gabrielle Kowalski
                macaroni & cheese, a choice of cole slaw,
green beans, or applesauce, and a dinner roll. Dinners            A Thoughtful Eighth Grader, a Generous Ges-
are $8 for adults & $4 for children. Take-outs are avail-         ture…….Making a World of Difference!
able.                                                             One of our eighth graders, Gabby Kowalski, recently
This is a great opportunity for our parish families to come       changed her hairstyle. However, Gabby didn’t just visit
enjoy a meal before the Stations of the Cross, or to just         the hairstylist for a new “do.” She went there with a very
take an evening off from cooking.                                 specific purpose in mind. While there, Gabby had eight
The bake sale will be hosted by Little Sisters of the Poor.       inches of her hair cut off, and then donated those eight
Please come support their ministry to care for the aged           inches to Pantene’s Beautiful Lengths……With that
and infirmed.                                                     thoughtful gesture, Gabby will bring smiles to the faces
                                                                  of several children who will need wigs, while undergoing
                ANNUAL ROSE SALE                                  chemotherapy. Well done, Gabby! Everybody at SJB is
Birthright of Delaware will hold its Annual Rose Sale at          so very proud of you!
our parish. Please support Birthright pregnancy services          Thanks to our art teacher, Mrs. Hytrek, some of our stu-
by purchasing roses after Masses on May 14th & 15th.              dents’ art work will be displayed at the Delaware Art
Your help will truly make a difference. $2 for a rose, $5         Museum beginning April 20th through the Easter holiday.
for 3 & $18 for 12.                                               Bid-a-mania was a huge success! We had a week of ex-
     RAVIOLI & SPAGHETTI WORSHOP                                  citement with classroom baskets being displayed in the
                                                                  library and ending with a night of fun and big winners in
Come and help us make ravioli and spa-
                                                                  the hall! The Bid-a-mania Committee would like to thank
ghetti for the Carnival. We work in the hall
                                                                  the students, faculty, and parents who donated, volun-
kitchen from 8:30am to 11:30am on the fol-
                                                                  teered, and participated in this event. This event took
lowing Tuesdays: April 26th, May 3rd and
                                                                  many hours of organization but it was worth every min-
May 24th. For more information, call Irene
                                                                  ute. This year’s Bid-a-mania was by far the biggest
at 999-7840.
                                                                  school fundraiser to date, with over 80 volunteers, bring-
                  LEISURE GROUP                                   ing in a little more than $29,000. This money will bene-
After 11am Mass on Tuesday, April 12th, the group will            fit all the children of our school by enhancing our tech-
meet in the hall. There will be a short business meeting          nology department with the purchase of wireless key-
and luncheon. All seniors are welcome.                            boards for classroom smart boards and the addition of a
                                                                  playground structure and basketball hoops. It is your
                                                                  support and contributions that do make a difference!
        Easter Egg Hunt & Family Fun Day                          Our “Donuts and Dads” event was a huge hit! To say it
             Sunday, April 17th, 2-4pm                            was well attended is an understatement. Dads and chil-
           St. John the Beloved Church                            dren enjoyed themselves, visited with each, and ate
      For more info, call Erin Lacey, 668-6044                    donuts! More than that, they made a special memory of
                                                                  time spent with each other. It was heartening to see the
                 SAVE THE DATE
                                                                  love that was in that room and it shows once again that
                  SJB Spirit Night
                                                                  St. John the Beloved is about family.
              Hockessin Rita’s Water Ice
                Wednesday, May 25th                           5
                  SCRIP PROGRAM                                   HAVE YOU TAKEN CONTROL OF YOUR
The next SCRIP order dates are May 4th & 18th. To cre-                           HEALTH TODAY?
ate a family account and to place your order online, please   St. John the Beloved will host a preventive health screen-
go to          The SJB code is         ing event on Wednesday, April 27th for residents in and
D7FA9DCA12953. Be sure to include homeroom # if               around your community. Life Line Screening will per-
they attend the school. Paper orders can still be submitted   form screenings for: carotid artery blockage (stroke) dis-
to school. Please label all envelopes with “SCRIP Pro-        ease; atrial fibrillation; abdominal aortic aneurysm; pe-
gram, ATTN: Diane Oliver”.                                    ripheral arterial; osteoporosis (bone loss). These screen-
?’s:              ings are recommended for anyone 50 and older, or 40 and
                                                              over with cardiovascular risk factors. They are non-
         SJB ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION                             invasive, painless, and take 60-90 minutes to complete.
The Athletic Association will meet this Wednesday at          The results, which are mailed directly to you, will help
8:00pm in the Gerres Building. Meetings are held on the       you and your doctor protect your health. Stroke, Vascular
2nd & 4th Wednesday of each month from September              & Heart Rhythm Package for $139. Call 1-888-653-6441
through June. All parish members 21 and over are always       or visit
welcome!                                                      to schedule your appointment.
                        CLINICS                               Marriage Moments
Running through the end of May (excluding May                 At the crucifixion Jesus was stripped of his clothes—but not
11th), the basketball coaches from St. John the Beloved       only his clothes. His captors tried to humiliate him and take
will be conducting a 90-minute coed clinic on ball-           away his dignity. Sadly, our spouses are sometime the
handling, shooting and defense in the Sheehy Hall. Ad-        source of humiliation because they know our vulnerabilities.
mission for each clinic will be a $5 donation to go to the    Forgiveness was instant with Jesus. It may take the rest of
SJBAA.                                                        us longer. Open your heart to the possibility of forgiving.
    6:00pm—7:30pm for Boys and Girls grades 3-5               Parenting Pointers
    7:30pm—9:00pm for Boys and Girls grades 6-8               Everybody’s got a cross to bear. If your, or your child’s,
“Great players are made in the summer, great teams are        cross is relatively light, be a “Simon.” Look for someone
made din the winter” - Bobby Knight                           else who needs help carrying their cross today. Perhaps you
                                                              and your child can do it together.

                                                                                 CATHOLIC FORUM
           PANCREATIC CANCER 5K                               Listen to Catholic Forum every Sunday morning at 10:05am
                         WALK                                 on 1150AM WDEL. Next Sunday, April 17th, tune in to
      On Saturday, April 30th, the 3rd An-                    hear the annual presentation of the Passion of Our Lord pre-
      nual Henry J. Bogucki Walk For                          sented by the St. Elizabeth High School drama class.
      A Cure will be held at Delcastle Park.                                       COMMUNITY NEWS
      Registration opens at 8:30am and the walk               Catholic Men’s Retreat Weekend—St. Joseph in the Hills
      begins at 10:00am (rain or shine).                      In the spring of each year, some 300 Delaware catholic men
      Please come out and join us as we try to                gather to participate in a religious retreat weekend at St. Jo-
      raise money for research as well as aware-              seph’s in the Hills in Malvern, PA. The retreat is one of per-
      ness of this disease. If you can’t join us on           sonal reflection, quiet time & serenity. It is here where one
                                                              finds the perfect setting for a new & truly meaningful closeness
      our walk, please visit us on our webpage
                                                              with the Lord. During the weekend, there’s time for quiet
      “Delaware Walk” at the Lustgarten Founda-               walks, visits to the grotto, outdoor assemblies for stations of the
      tion for Pancreatic Caner Research,                     cross and the rosary, stimulating conferences with retreat mas- On behalf                 ters, one-on-one confessions, and your own 15 minute adora-
      of all families touched by this disease, thank          tion with the Blessed Sacrament. While silence is the order of
      you!                                                    the day, there is much spirited conversation at the meal table.
                                                              Assigned rooms will be private, which includes a small desk;
                                                              it’s a creating of an atmosphere of contemplation. The retreat
                                                              begins Friday evening, April 29th, check-in 5-6:30pm, fol-
       ST. ANNE de BEAUPRE PILGRIMAGE                         lowed by dinner at 6:45pm and opening Mass at 8:15pm cele-
                AUGUST 6th-13th, 2011                         brated by Bishop Malooly. The weekend concludes on Sun-
                                                              day, May 1st, following 11am high Mass. $30 deposit is re-
Visit 6 shrines in the U.S. and Canada. Cost is $995 per
                                                              quested at registration and $190 is the recommended total free-
person. Spiritual Leader, Fr. Anthony Giamello. Group
                                                              will offering. Please contact Jimmy Gambacorta at 302-328-
Leader, Johannah Wojcik. For details and reservations,        4930 or
please call Johannah at 998-3057.                        6
                          HOLY WEEK SCHEDULE 2011
                                Masses: Saturday 5:30, 7:00pm;
                           Sunday *6:30, 8:00, 9:30, 11:00am, 12:30pm

The communal celebration of the Sacrament of Penance with several priests for individual confessions: 7:00pm

                              MONDAY OF HOLY WEEK, APRIL 18
The Most Reverend W. Francis Malooly, D.D., Bishop of Wilmington, will preside at the celebration of the
Mass of the Chrism with all the priests, deacons and representatives from all the parishes of the Diocese, dur-
ing which the Holy Oils used in the celebration of the Sacraments will be blessed: 7:00pm in Holy Cross
Church, 631 South State Street, Dover, DE. All are invited to attend.

                              TUESDAY OF HOLY WEEK, APRIL 19
                      Sacrament of Penance                                12:00 noon to 1:00pm
The communal celebration of the Sacrament of Penance with several priests for individual confessions: 7:00pm

                                  HOLY THURSDAY, APRIL 21
              Morning Prayer:                                      8:00am
              Mass of the Lord's Supper:                           7:00pm
              Adoration of the Eucharist:                          8:00pm to 11:00pm
                                                                   closing with Night Prayer

              Morning Prayer:                                      8:00am
              Midday Prayer:                                       12:00pm
              Liturgy of the Lord's Passion, Intercessions,
              Adoration of the Cross, Holy Communion:              3:00pm
              Stations of the Cross                                7:00pm

                                 HOLY SATURDAY, APRIL 23
              Morning Prayer:                                    8:00am
              Midday Prayer and Blessing of the Easter Food:     12:00 noon
              The Sacrament of Penance is not scheduled this afternoon.
              There are no anticipated Masses Saturday evening at 5:30 and 7:00pm

Please gather in the front of Saint John the Beloved Church around the fire, weather permitting, for the bless-
ing of the New Fire and Paschal Candle. We welcome the Candidates into our community of faith through the
Sacraments of Confirmation and Eucharist.

                                       EASTER SUNDAY, APRIL 24

                                 Masses:   *6:30, 8:00, 9:30, 11:00am, 12:30pm

                             *Please note time change from 6:45am to 6:30am
                     Easter Egg Hunt
                    and Family Fun Day
           Supporting the Miracle for Molly Dunne Fund

                        Suggested donation of $5 a child

                               Sunday, April 17th
                    (Rain Date Saturday, April 23rd, 2:00-4:00pm)

                                 2:00 – 4:00 PM
                                (after 12:30 Mass)

                        St. John the Beloved Church
                             907 Milltown Road
                            Wilmington, DE 19808
The fun includes:
Bake Sale
Face painting          To donate a dessert for the Bake Sale,
Egg Hunt                 please call Erin Lacey at 668-6044
Crafts                             THANK YOU!!!!
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               BRANDYWINE MEDICAL ASSOCIATES                                                             OLYMPIC LIQUORS, INC. PREVENT DRYER FIRES!
                           Full Service Family Medicine                   2653 Kirkwood Highway                                                 Dryer Vent Specialist
                                                                                                                  1124 Capitol Trail
              Pasquale Fucci, M.D. - Gabriele Blumberg, M.D. Meadowood Shopping Center
                                                                 Newark, DE 19711
                                                                                                                                            Install • Clean • Repair • Replace
                                                                                                                                                   Licensed and Insured
    2601 Annand Dr., Heritage Prof. Plaza, Ste. 23, Wilm., 19808                                                  Newark, DE 19711
                                                                                                            MR. CLEAN VENT
 302.994.4406                     WWW.THEFAMILYDOCTORS.NET                       366-1188                         302-368-2649                     302.750.7115

  Indoor &                                                  Indoor &                                     WALUS CONSTRUCTION AND DESIGN, L.L.C.
  Outdoor                                                   Outdoor     McGINNES ELECTRIC, INC.
  Lighting                                                   Sound      RESIDENTIAL • COMMERCIAL          Quality Workmanship with Experience You Can Trust!
                                                                        JOHN McGINNES - 25 Yrs. Exp.
                                                                             Office (302) 996-0899
                                                                                                          Windows • Doors • Trimwork • Flooring • Drywall • Decks
  Surround                                                 Household          Cell (302) 293-1441            FREE
   Sound                                                   Electrical                                                  Home Repairs & Remodeling
  Systems                                                   Repairs                                       ESTIMATES                  JOSEPH WALUS, Parishioner
                                                                                                           LICENSED                         302.275.7504
  No Job                                                      Free
 Too Small!                                                Estimates!                                         &
                       302.740.2375                                                                        INSURED                          302.999.7482
   MIKE BRENNER, Owner/Parishioner                                                                  
              BRANDYWINE CHRYSLER JEEP                                             NEW CASTLE ASSOCIATES IN PODIATRY                        Buy 5 yards get 6th yard FREE!
                                                                                                                                               Red, Black, Brown Root
         (Pre-Owned)                 Michael Lougheed • Sales                           Raymond V. Feehery, Jr., DPM, MS                          Playground Mulch
                                            Parishioner                                                                                         Weed Free Combo Soil
 300M • Concorde • Sebring
                                  3807 Kirkwood Hwy. 998-2271                     Specializing in: Rachel Tuer, DPM                                Stone and Sand
 PT Cruiser • Town Country                                                                                                                            Firewood
                                                                                  • Foot and Ankle Injuries
                                                                                  • Sports Medicine          PARISHIONER                    Allied Lock & Safe Co.
               Smith Volkswagen                                                   • Diabetic Foot Care
                                                                                  • Gait Analysis • Orthotics 302.999.8511
                                                                                                                                             709 Shipley Street - Wilm.
                                                                                                                                            738-3333               658-3172
                            “THE ALL NEW 2011 JETTA”                                 Metroform Medical Complex • Suite 303                   Sales • Service • Installations
                                                                        620 Stanton-Christiana Road • Newark, DE 19713 • Fax 302.999.8645             Since 1946
                                        STARTING AT $15,995!
                                                                                Dunkirk Liquors
                                           4304 KIRKWOOD HWY                       and Wine Shop
                                                                                  2 Dunlinden Drive
                                              WILMINGTON, DE                     Wilmington, DE 19808                                  998.0131                           302-998-3266
                                     SAVE!                                                 SAVE!                    2 FLOORS OF DEALERS
                                                                                                                  Open Mon-Sat 10-5 • Sundays 12-5
                                                                                                                       Easy Off Street Parking
                                                                                                         294 E. MAIN STREET • NEWARK, DE 19711 • 454-8007
                                                                                                                    MARGARET FLANAGAN, Owner

                                     Residential Trash Removal - Let Us Take Your Yard Waste
                                                                                                                     VICTOR L. GREGORY, JR., D.M.D.
                                          1 Truck • 1 Crew • 1 Stop • 2 Streams of Trash                                   FAMILY & COSMETIC DENTISTRY
                                              “Serving Delaware For Over 25 Years”                                              Welcome New Patients
                                                      NO FUEL SURCHARGE                                                                  239-1827
                                     366-7630                                                   5301 Limestone Rd., Suite 211
               TRADITION OF
                 CARE FOR
               OVER 25 YEARS                                                                                    Expert Electrical Services Since 1975
                                      SALES (NEW & RECONDITIONED) VACUUMS & SHAMPOOERS                                  Free Estimates Gladly Given
  JOHN F. RYBINSKI, D.D.S.                       PARTS & REPAIRS ON ALL MODELS                                                      994-3400
    GENERAL DENTISTRY                         Most Repairs Done While You Wait
      Milltown Road and                                                                                                                          William H. Ralston, D.D.S.
                                           “While waiting for your repair, the store is small,
      Kirkwood Highway                       so if you can’t sing, dance or tell good jokes,
   Heritage Professional Plaza,                                                                                                                   Joseph M. Chou, D.M.D.
                                                 you have to wait outside in the rain”
             Suite 6                                                                                                  344 E. Main St.              Jeffrey J. Stout, D.D.S.
                                              (302) 995-2997 • Newport Plaza, Rte. 4                                 Newark, DE 19711
     302-999-9277                                       Next to Dunkin Donuts                                        (302) 737-5170               Kevin F. Roberts, D.D.S.

                   GLASGOW                                                                                              Mon.-Sat. 8-8 • Sunday & Holidays 9-5
                   MEDICAL CENTER                             MEDICAL AID UNITS                                         No Appointment Necessary

                                                          3 Convenient Locations to Serve You
              Glasgow Medical Center                            The Medical Aid Unit at Christiana                     Glasgow Medical Aid Unit at Middletown
     2600 Glasgow Avenue • Newark, DE 19702                         200 Hygeia Drive • Newark, DE 19713                 124 Sleepy Hollow Drive • Middletown, DE 19709
                             (Route 4, across from Christiana Hospital)                       (at Bunker Hill Road)
                  302-836-8350                                                302-623-0444                                            302-449-3100
                • Cuts/Lacerations • Sprains • Flu-Like Symptoms • Colds/Coughs/Sore Throats • Work-Related Injuries
                        Eye & Ear Problems • Minor Burns • Sports Injuries • Physical Exams • DOT Physicals
511279 St John the Beloved Church (B)                                                                 For Ads: J.S. Paluch Co., Inc. 1-800-524-0263
                                                                                 J. MICHAEL FAY, D.D.S., P.A.
                                                                       MARK C. DELLOSE, D.M.D. ROBERT G. HAHN, D.D.S.
                                                                            Preventive and                                  998-2244                         Dr. Anna Marie Sullivan
                                                                           General Dentistry                        3105 Limestone Rd.                            2 Polly Drummond Hill Rd.
                                                                          For Adults & Children                      New Patients Welcome                                 454-1680
                                                                                                                                                                                Quality Hair Care
                                                                                                                                                                             With A Personal Touch
                                                                                                                                                                              3900 Old Capitol Trail
                                                                                                                                                                             Wilmington, DE 19808
  652-6811 999-8277                                                                                                                                         (302) 994-6383

   B. Boone Painting
      Quality Painting done with Pride
        WILLIAM C. EGAN, M.D.
           Board Certified in General Surgery
            1941 Limestone Road, Suite 207                   • “Proud to support St. John the Beloved”
                                                                      Emergency Service • Commercial/Residential • Full Service Plumbing                     PAINTING & WALLCOVERING
                                                                           BUDGET-ROOTER                                             100%                              Interior & Exterior
                                                                                                                                                                       KEN CURRY, JR.
                                                                       Trenchless Sewer & Water Replacement                       Woman Owned
                                                                       Drain Cleaning • Video Pipe Inspection                                                          35 Years Experience
                                                                      DE (302) 421-9000 MD (410) 620-9191                                  No Deposits • Free Estimates
                                                                                    We’re Your Parish’s Plumber…Why not Yours?                                           (302) 994-4532

                Dan Dougherty, Agent
                5624 Kirkwood Highway
                                                                                      MEALEY FUNERAL HOMES
                Wilmington, DE 19808                                            7th & Broom Streets & Limestone at Milltown Rd.
                302-999-1700                                                          Serving Wilmington, Newark and Surrounding Areas
                                        Parking Facilities at Both Locations                                                652-5913 — 654-3005
 D’AMATO CONSTRUCTION                                                                                                                                    Family Owned & Operated
    HOME IMPROVEMENTS                                                                                                                                           FOR 20 YEARS
   ROOFING • SIDING • DECKS         Pike Creek                                                                                                           200 First State Blvd. • Wilmington, DE
 BRIAN D’AMATO - PARISHIONER Private Parties of 20-100                                                                                                                 302-999-0704
      (302) 290-5694                        234-0240                                                       $50 OFF (SEE MANAGER FOR DETAILS)
                                                                                                                  Dr. Philip B. DeMond, D.C.
                                                                                                                 Chiropractic Neurologist • Addictionologist
                                                                                                                      State Certified Personal Trainer
                                                                                                                 Liberty Plaza, Kirkwood Highway, Newark
                                                                                                                                   (302) 994-6477
                                                                      Auto • Home • Life • Business
                                        ROOFING • SIDING • GUTTERS
                                                                           William J. Heydt
                                                                      6 Polly Drummond Hill Rd.
                                                                                                                                          OLÉ TAPAS
                                            WINDOWS • MORE                                                             Traditional Spanish Cuisine
                                                                      Newark 302-292-8420
                                        WALTER FERRIS, PARISHIONER
                                                                       Dover 302-678-1161                      “Sundays” - All You Can Eat Paella - $15.00 PP
                                      Parishioner                                         1126 Capitol Trail, Newark, DE
          THOMAS A NEEF, M.D.                                          SERPE BAKERY                                                 Juan Manuel Aguinaga
                                                                         A Full Service Bakery
   Primary Care • Internal Medicine • Osteoporosis                        We are Open Everyday                                                                 Owner, Parishioner
                                                                         Cakes, Pastries, Cookies
                                        Breads, Rolls & more . . .                                                        (302) 224-9378
 New Patients Welcome                                   Parishioner     1411 Krk. Hwy. Elsmere                                                
                                                                          1/4 mi. from Value City
 1301 Milltown Rd.                                 302-994-8474              302-994-1868

  E . EARLE DOWNING , INC .                                           House Call Pet Doctor                         Give your child a helping hand this school year
                                                                        Caroline M. Wieczorek, VMD                  with Huntington’s individual approach
  Founded in 1938    “Paving Delaware for 72 Years”
                                                                           Cotswold Hills Newark
    Hot Mix Paving    ■
                        Concrete  Excavation

               Drainage Improvements                                                                              READING, WRITING AND MATH
 (302) 656-9908 Diocesan Member                      Convenient hours by Appt.                  SPELLING AND PHONICS
                                                                                                                  STUDY SKILLS
                                                                      PRICE TOYOTA/SCION
                                                                                                                  SAT/PSAT/ACT PREP
                                                                      Bill Bogia, Parish Member
                                                                                                               Call Huntington today.
                                                                      New & Used Sales Consultant              We’re nearby and affordable.
 4901 Limestone Rd. • 302.239.4600 •                 (302) 547-4458                                                           34 Liberty Plaza . Newark, DE 19711

            Board Certified Eye Physician & Surgeon
                                                                              Consider Remembering
                                                                              Your Parish in Your Will.
                                                                                                               SINCE 1950
                                                                                                                    A. Ralph WoodrowWilm., DE 19805
                                                                                                                                   1015 Lancaster Ave.
                      General Ophthalmology
       Eye Care for the Entire Family, Advanced Eye Surgery                     For further information,
                                                                                                                 PLUMBING • HEATING                                     (302) 655-0297
 2055 Limeston Rd., Suite 103                      (302) 992-0238             please call the Parish Office.      AIR CONDITIONING                          
511279 St John the Beloved Church (A)                                                                               For Ads: J.S. Paluch Co., Inc. 1-800-524-0263

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