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
George Taylor, Jr.
James J. Haley (Retired)
Parish Pastoral Associate
Sr. Kathleen Ruszkowski, OSB
Mrs. Catia McConnell
St. John the Beloved School
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: www.sjbde.org
Religious Education Office
Director of Religious Education School Web Site: www.saintjohnthebelovedschool.org
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
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
www.cdow.org 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: www.sjbde.org 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
firstname.lastname@example.org; 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.
www.youngadultssurvey.com 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 email@example.com.
bring your Bible. All are welcomed. For prayer requests Visit: www.CalledByTheLord.com.
4 Please visit our website: www.sjbde.org
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” (www.quiltsforcomfort.com). 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
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!
MIRACLES FOR MOLLY FUNDRAISERS
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 www.shopwithscrip.com. 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: firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 www.lifelinescreening.com/community-partners
welcome! to schedule your appointment.
SJB BOYS AND GIRLS BASKETBALL MARRIAGE AND FAMILY LIFE CORNER
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.
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-
www.lustgartenfoundation.org. 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 email@example.com.
please call Johannah at 998-3057. 6
HOLY WEEK SCHEDULE 2011
PALM SUNDAY OF THE LORD'S PASSION, APRIL 17
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
GOOD FRIDAY OF THE LORD’S PASSION, APRIL 22
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
HOLY SATURDAY NIGHT: THE EASTER VIGIL LITURGY 8:30pm
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:
Face painting To donate a dessert for the Bake Sale,
Egg Hunt please call Erin Lacey at 668-6044
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620 Stanton-Christiana Road • Newark, DE 19713 • Fax 302.999.8645 Since 1946
STARTING AT $15,995!
4304 KIRKWOOD HWY and Wine Shop
2 Dunlinden Drive
WILMINGTON, DE Wilmington, DE 19808
www.smithvw.com 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 www.econohaul.net 5301 Limestone Rd., Suite 211
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 www.WiredRight.com 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
www.glasgowmedicalcenter.com (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) www.jspaluch.com 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 www.dohertyfh.com 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 www.propt.com • “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 www.budgetrooter.biz 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
www.dandougherty.biz 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
PORCHES & FRAMING
BRIAN D’AMATO - PARISHIONER Private Parties of 20-100 302-999-0704
(302) 290-5694 234-0240 www.StoreAtSentinel.com $50 OFF (SEE MANAGER FOR DETAILS)
Dr. Philip B. DeMond, D.C.
Chiropractic Neurologist • Addictionologist
State Certified Personal Trainer
Liberty Plaza, Kirkwood Highway, Newark
Auto • Home • Life • Business
ROOFING • SIDING • GUTTERS
William J. Heydt
6 Polly Drummond Hill Rd.
WINDOWS • MORE Traditional Spanish Cuisine
WALTER FERRIS, PARISHIONER
Dover 302-678-1161 “Sundays” - All You Can Eat Paella - $15.00 PP
www.FerrisHomeImprovements.com 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
www.milltownmedical.com Breads, Rolls & more . . . (302) 224-9378
New Patients Welcome Parishioner 1411 Krk. Hwy. Elsmere www.oletapaslounge.com
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 ■
Drainage Improvements READING, WRITING AND MATH
(302) 656-9908 downingpaving.com Diocesan Member Convenient hours by Appt. SPELLING AND PHONICS
Bill Bogia, Parish Member
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New & Used Sales Consultant We’re nearby and affordable.
4901 Limestone Rd. • 302.239.4600 • www.beachbraces.com (302) 547-4458 34 Liberty Plaza . Newark, DE 19711
STEFAN S. O’CONNOR, M.D., P.A.
Board Certified Eye Physician & Surgeon
Your Parish in Your Will.
A. Ralph WoodrowWilm., DE 19805
1015 Lancaster Ave.
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 www.aralphwoodrow.com
511279 St John the Beloved Church (A) www.jspaluch.com For Ads: J.S. Paluch Co., Inc. 1-800-524-0263