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September 6, 2015

Twenty-Third Sunday in Ordinary Time Parishioner Services

Sacramental

 Infant Baptism: Registered parishioners may call the Rectory Office at 410-263-2396 for information about Baptisms at St. Mary's. Baptismal Preparation Classes: 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month at 6:30 PM at St. John Neumann Church.

 First Reconciliation and First Holy Eucharist: Please call our Office of Faith Formation at 410-990-4225.  Confirmation: Please call our Office of Youth Ministry at 410-990-4063.  Marriage: Registered parishioners may call the Rectory Office at 410-263-2396 for information about parish weddings.  Pastoral Care of the Sick: Eucharistic ministry to homebound, post-hospitalizations, and hospice. Please call the parish office with your request or if you are unable, please have a close family member call the Parish office at 410-263-2396.

 RCIA: Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults (RCIA) is a series of weekly meetings for adults who are considering becoming Catholic. Call Deacon Leroy Moore for information at 410-990-4215. Liturgical Ministries  Altar Service Ministry: Roi-lyn Meehan, 410-903-3323 or Scott Meehan, 443-848-0948, [email protected],  Eucharistic Ministry: Fr. Kevin Milton, [email protected]

 Lector Ministry: John Robinson, [email protected]  Music Ministry: Ceil Ambrosetti, [email protected], Harry Thompson, [email protected]  Usher Ministry: Larry Thrasher, 443-510-6610 [email protected] Outreach

 Birthright: Birthright Helps any girl or woman regardless of age, race, creed, marital or economic status, who feels distressed by an unplanned pregnancy. 410-384-7700

 English as a Second Language: Eneida Green, 410-800-4717 [email protected]  St. Vincent DePaul Outreach: Mondays from 7 - 8:00 PM; Wednesdays from 2 - 4 PM; at St. Mary’s Church  24 Hour Help Line for Crisis Pregnancy: 1-800-550-4900 General

 New Parishioners: Registration forms are available at our parish office, or at www.stmaryschurch.org.  Bulletin: Information considered for publication in our weekly bulletin must be submitted to [email protected]. no later than Monday 9:00 AM prior to the publication date. All notices about fund raising events must be pre-approved through our Office of Advancement. To place an ad in our bulletin, please call Diocesan Publications at 1-800-233-8200. St. Mary’s Church 410-263-2396 St. John Neumann Church 410-266-2498 St. Mary’s Office of Faith Formation 410-990-4225 St. Mary’s Elementary School 410-263-2869 St. Mary’s High School 410-263-3294 St. Mary’s Hispanic Office 410-990-4015 St. Mary’s Youth & Young Adult Ministry 410-990-4014 Office of Parish Advancement 410-268-3467 St. Mary’s Business Office 410-990-4042

Redemptorist Community Preaching Plentiful Redemption

Very Rev. John Tizio, C.Ss.R. Pastor 410-990-4011 [email protected]

Rev. Andrew Costello, C.Ss.R., Vicar Rev. Patrick Flynn, C.Ss.R. Rev. John Harrison, C.Ss.R. Rev. Charles Hergenroeder, C.Ss.R. Rev. Joseph Krastel, C.Ss.R. Rev. Miguel Martinez, C.Ss.R. Rev. Kevin Milton, C.Ss.R. Rev. David Verghese, C.Ss.R. Deacon Leroy Moore In Residence Rev. William Guri, C.Ss.R. Rev. Eric Hoog, C.Ss.R. Rev. Alphonse Olive, C.Ss.R.

Bill Cable Pastoral Council President [email protected] Fred Haller St. Mary’s School President 410-990-4235 Mindi Imes High School Principal 410-263-3294 Steve Beard Director of Faith Formation 410-990-4062 Stephen E. Means Chief Administrative Officer 410-990-4035 Rebecca Zimmerman Elementary School Principal 410-263-2869 Deacon Leroy Moore Director of Liturgy 410-990-4215 Phil Jones Director of Parish Advancement

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St. Mary’s Parish

Annapolis, Maryland

Dear Parishioners, “Mom why are carrots orange?” “Because that is the way God made them.” “OK” said Susie only half accepting her moms answer. “Mom why do we put onions in the pot roast, I don’t really like onions?” Suzie’s mom said patiently, “because your father and I do like them and you don’t have to eat them if you don’t like them honey.” “Ok mom.” A split second later, Suzie asked, “Mom why do we cut the roast in half?” Suzie’s mom became a little short and snapped back “because that is the way we have always done it!” In an attempt to sooth Suzie’s apparent bruised feelings she said to Suzie, “When I was your age and grandma showed me how to make a pot roast, she told me to cut it in half. I am not sure why we do it, let’s call her and ask.” So they called and grandma told them she was not sure why they cut the roast in half but that is the way her mom had showed her when she was a little girl. She said she would call her at the nursing home and ask her about it. She hung up with her and called Suzie’s great grandmother and said Suzie wanted to know why they cut their roast in half. The great grandmother began to laugh on the other end of the phone and said, “I cut my roast in half because my pan is to small to put the whole roast in one piece. Sometimes we do things because that is the way we have always done them. And sometimes we think certain things because it is the way we have always thought about them. This may be the case with this Labor Day weekend. How do we think about Labor Day? What do we think about Labor Day? Labor Day used to be a big holiday. Now it is a day used as a reference point to remind us that the summer season is coming to an end and that school is beginning; that life is returning to "normal". Americans have celebrated Labor Day weekend since 1882. From picnics and parades, to fireworks and barbecues, thousands of people every year take time to relax and recreate. While every working person in the nation knows that Labor Day means a day off from work, most may not know the history behind it and why it is a national holiday. And for Christians, celebrating Labor Day should mean much more than honoring the workers of America. Labor Day was instituted as a national holiday on June 28, 1894, a day set aside to honor the working men, women and children who were the industrial foundation of America. But the concept of an official day off of work began long before Congress voted it into existence. For the Christian, a day of rest began at Creation: "And on the seventh day God ended His work which He had done, and He rested on the seventh day from all His work which He had done. Then God blessed the seventh day and sanctified it, because in it He rested from all His work." (Genesis 2:2, 3) This day of rest was of such importance to God, that He established it as part of His law: "Work shall be done for six days, but the seventh is the Sabbath of rest, holy to the LORD. Therefore the children of Israel shall keep the Sabbath, to observe the Sabbath throughout their generations as a perpetual covenant -- for in six days the LORD made the heavens and the earth, and on the seventh day He rested and was refreshed." (Exodus 31:15-17) God created the heavens and the earth, birds of the air and beasts of the field. Every living thing seen today originally was created by God. But the scriptures teach that God does not sleep nor does He need rest, yet He chose to set aside a day to rest from His work. He did so as an example for all of mankind to follow. This day of rest is meant to be a time of refreshing, of looking over accomplishments and either enjoying the results or seeking ways for improvement. God, upon His day of rest, looked over everything He created said it was good. His work was complete. Unfortunately, this is not the case for workers today. There will always be more work to finish. As we celebrate this Holiday weekend, here are some thoughts to ponder: What work has God gifted me for? What is my attitude about my work? Do I recognize God’s presence in my work or work place? Do I consider my work holy or sacred? How can I live my faith better at work? Do I live out the gospel values at work? God Bless Us all Fr. Tizio Email: [email protected] Pastor’s Pun: What happens if you spend too much time in the coffee shop? You’ll be latte for work.

September 6, 2015

Masses and Intentions Sunday, September 6 SM 7:00 Purgatorian 8:30 Frank Ervin 10:30 Anne Everett Quinn 12:30 Bill & Ileen McFarland (L) 5:30 John Brennan (L) Sunday, September 6 SJN 7:30 St. Mary’s Parishioners 9:00 Raymond L. Sears 11:00 Alma & Celestine Frey 1:00 5:00 Secundino Pena Monday, September 7 6:45 SM Purgatorian 8:00 SJN Hank &Mary Lee Schab 12:10 SJN Tuesday, September 8 6:45 SM Purgatorian 8:00 SM Sr. Kathleen Milligan, FSMD Wednesday, September 9 6:45 SM Purgatorian 8:00 SJN Fr. Blas Caceres (L) 12:10 SJN Hugh McKenna Thursday, September 10 6:45 SM Purgatorian 8:00 SM Sr. James Denis Friday, September 11 6:45 SM Purgatorian 8:00 SJN Ann Higgins 12:10 SJN William Rector Saturday, September 12 6:45 SM Purgatorian 8:00 SM Chuck Nossick 4:30 SJN Sarah McCray 5:00 SM Rose DeBeau 6:30 SJN Sunday, September 13 SM 7:00 Purgatorian 8:30 Virginia Christie McKee 10:30 Fay Trott 12:30 Diane Fitzgibbon Freeman 5:30 Ann Eagle Sunday, September 13 SJN 7:30 St. Mary’s Parishioners 9:00 John Calabrese 11:00 Kenneth Egan 1:00 Gabriel Castaneda (L) 5:00 Leonard Martin Corcoran

Baptism Class The next Baptism classes will be offered on Tuesday, September 8th and 22nd in Seelos Hall, SJN at 6:30PM. Please call the Parish office to register.

Twenty-Third Sunday in Ordinary Time

Spirituality Pillar

Perpetual Eucharistic Adoration Chapel

Faith At The Table

"The Blessed Sacrament is the first and supreme object of our worship. We must preserve in the depths of our hearts a constant and uninterrupted profound adoration of this Precious Pledge of Divine Love". St Mary Euphrasia Pelletier

Rich in faith Listen, my beloved brothers and A Holy Invitation sisters. Has not God chosen the poor in the world to be rich in faith You are cordially invited to spend an hour with the True Presence of and to be heirs of the kingdom that he has promised to those who love Jesus Christ at St. Mary’s Perpetual Eucharistic Adoration Chapel. This him? (James 2:5) sacred devotion urgently needs Adult: When has your faith in committed adorers of the Blessed Jesus enabled you to speak out on Sacrament. an issue of importance? Child: What does your belief in Date: Weekdays or Weekends Time: Any hour of your choosing. Jesus mean to you? The following times are in need of Prayer Requests for the Sick adorers: M i c h a e l M a t t i n g l y , T h o m a s Sunday at 9am, Tuesday at 3pm, Wohlgemuth, Dr. Ralph Coan, Brett and Wednesday at 2pm Stratton, Mary Kathy Grzeskiewicz, RSVP: MaryAnn at 410-267-6437, John Moeller, Pat Nahas, Stephanie ([email protected]) McCaslin, Mary C. Mooney, Frank M a u r e e n a t 4 1 0 - 2 6 3 - 0 8 1 2 Litko, Allison Greenwood, Azelie ([email protected]) Guenther, Loretta Schneider, Maria T a m m y a t 4 1 0 - 7 5 7 - 0 6 3 5 Tirschman, Bridget Peters, Barbara ([email protected]) Roberts, Joanne Cardine, Gary E l a i n e a t 3 0 1 - 3 5 3 - 1 0 4 2 Hopkins, Amy Hopkins, Sue Dunn, ([email protected]) J.D. Magnolia, Nancy Lyons, Gov. P e g g y a t 4 4 3 - 5 3 4 - 2 7 6 7 Larry Hogan, George Lynch, Bob ([email protected]). Love, Steve Schneider, Arthur Hathaway, Fr. Harrison, Richard Praying for Our Parish Needs Prayer baskets are located Wirth, Dane Ruttum, Don Kumer, at the back of both Katherine Gomoljak, Inga McArdle, Churches. We invite you to Phil Jones, Geri Lupinski, Dolores write out your prayer Ann Lewis concerns and place them in the basket. Your petitions will be Deceased: Betty Huckenpoehler prayed for during Mass and Weekly Rosary throughout the week. Join us immediately after Taizé Prayer the 12:10 Mass at SJN and OLPH Come rest in stillness and song Novena in the main Church every on Wednesday, September 9, from Wednesday. 7:30-8:20 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 171 Duke of Gloucester St., The Parish offices at St. as we gather for Taizé prayer. This Mary’s and St. John Neumann simple service, held the second will be closed on Monday, SepWednesday of each month and tember 7th for Labor Day. All offered jointly by St. Mary's and First Masses will be celebrated as Presbyterian, is a Scripture-based scheduled. form of contemplative prayer. All are welcome. See the St. Mary's website (enter Taizé Prayer) for upcoming dates and for more information.

St. Mary’s Parish

Community Pillar Parish Library The Psalms are the oldest prayers in the Judeo-Christian tradition. They are a lexicon of the human condition-assuring us that our hopes and fears and desires are just like the rest of humanity's, and that God is with us always. Joan Chittister, in her book "The PsalmsMeditations for Every Day of the Year," provides a favorite Psalm for each month and provides a reflection for each day so that the prayer can become a benediction that pulsates in out hearts. It will bring your heart the comfort of the ages. Available in the Prayer section of the SJN Parish Library.

40 Days for Life Campaign With Planned Parenthood being exposed, now more than ever it is most urgent we come together to join in the peaceful prayer vigil to help save God’s innocent children from this barbaric and evil practice of abortion. Be a Voice for the Voiceless. Please go online to www.40daysforlife.com/annapolis and sign up for just one hour a week. Jesus said, “… can you not stay awake for one hour?" “Amen, I say to you, whatever you did for one of these least brothers of mine, you did for Me.” (Mt 25:40) "The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil to prevail is for good men to do nothing" Edmund Burke. For more info [email protected] or 410-757-8840.

Bible Sharing The Monday Morning Bible Sharing group will start our new session on Monday, Sept. 14. We’ll study the Psalms using the Little Rock Scripture Study. We meet in St. John Neumann’s Social Hall from 8:45AM to 10:00AM, followed by 20 minutes of centering prayer. For more information, call Chris Cable at 410-267-6621 or Rosemary Miller at 410-267-6446.

Annapolis, Maryland Six Dates for Catholic Couples Is Coming to St. Mary’s

Caring for your marriage begins with making time for each other and having fun together. Six Dates starts on Saturday’s 6:00-9:00pm: Sept 26th, Oct 17th, Nov 14th, Jan 16th, Feb 20th, and Mar 19th. Watch a short video with us and then go out on your date. Registration is $30 per couple and childcare is provided. To register contact Kathy and Mark Egloff at [email protected].

Ranger Rosary Happy Labor Day! St. Pope John Paul II wrote in his encyclical Laborem Excursions, "[W]ork is a fundamental dimension of human existence on earth...." He concludes with the observation that human work and rest are a sharing in the activity of God, the Creator, that when we work, we follow in the footsteps of Jesus, a carpenter, and the Apostle Paul, a tentmaker. Summer break is over; please bring those rested fingers back to SJN Seelos Hall Wednesday, 912. We have a dire need for black on green, and brown on tan, rosaries. Join our volunteers for fellowship and prayer. We will have lunch at Heroes Pub after 12:10 Mass.

Women’s Group Bus Trip Ride along to Emmitsburg, MD on Wednesday, Oct. 14 for a visit to Our Lady's Grotto at Mt. St. Mary’s, lunch at The Carriage Inn; Mass and a full tour of the National Shrine of Mother Elizabeth Ann Seton. Leave from SJN at 8 am sharp aboard a comfortable motor coach and return to SJN by 6:30 pm. A light breakfast will be available in Seelos Hall at 7:30 am. To reserve, send a check for $55 payable to St. Mary’s Church to Maeve Ostrowski, 309 Monterey Ave, Annapolis, MD 21401. Include your phone #, an emergency contact & ph.#, and your choice of lunch entree (crab cake or chicken marsala). Questions? Call 410-5702425 or 410-268-8303. Bring a friend and enjoy.

Veterans of St. Mary’s DID YOU KNOW… The first recorded American Combat death in World War II was 75 years ago? On August 17,1940 William “Billy” Fisk of Brooklyn, N.Y. succumbed to wounds he received during the Battle of Britain when his Hawker Hurricane fighter aircraft was shot down. Fiske was 29.

Seeking to Reconnect or Revitalize Your Marriage? Save the date for MARRIED AND IN LOVE - MOST OF THE TIME! on Saturday, October 24, at St. John Neumann. This special one-day retreat of renewal and enrichment is open to any married couple whether they have participated previously in the Encounter program or not. To find out more, please contact Fr. Charlie at [email protected].

An Invitation to Explore the Catholic Faith Have you had a yearning to find out more about the Lord and what He might want for you? Do you long for a closer relationship with God? Is your spouse or fiancé Catholic; and, would you like to know more about his/her faith? We invite you to join our R.C.I.A. (Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults) classes, under the direction of Deacon Leroy Moore, to have your questions answered and to help you along in your own personal journey of faith. If you are interested in joining the Catholic faith, or if you just want to gain a deeper understanding of the Church’s teachings, we encourage you to participate in this unique process. Classes are held on Wednesday evenings, beginning September 9th, from 7:00 - 9:00PM, in Seelos Hall, St. John Neumann Church. Please call the rectory office at 410263-2396 for more information or to sign up for the R.C.I.A. program. We welcome your inquiries and look forward to speaking with you.

September 6, 2015 Mothers Group Come join St. Mary's mothers group! Our meetings include a playgroup, along with fellowship and prayer among the mothers. We'll be meeting several times in September. Contact Emily Soeffing at 410-5710156 or [email protected] for more information. - Sept. 11 - Seelos Hall (SJN) from 9 -11AM for playgroup and prayer. - Sept. 18 - Mom's-only night out! We'll meet at 7PM for adoration at St. Mary's, and then go to the Red Red Wine Bar at 7:30 for dinner and fellowship. Please RSVP to Emily. - Sept. 28 - Eastport Library from 9:15-11:15 for playgroup and prayer.

Respect Life St. Mary’s Respect Life ministry will meet Tues., Sept. 8, at 7:00 pm in the conference room at St. Mary’s. All are welcome.

Commodore Barry Mass and Breakfast Join us on Sept. 13 at the 10:30 Mass at St. Mary’s followed by a traditional Irish breakfast at Fado’s Irish Restaurant - $10 (plus tax & tip $12.50) Assembly for the LAOH and AOH precession will be at the rear for the center aisle. The sight of darkclothed members wearing the colorful Irish sashes is an inspiration to call assembled and a tribute to Commodore John Barry, who died Sept 13, 1803. Be counted among the participants. Breakfast reservations call Dave 410-2670511 or John 410-263-4740 or email [email protected].

Call for Volunteers
 The SMAA is looking for volunteers to support many of their fundraising activities to include the Snack Shack, Homecoming, Parish Picnic, Boat Show, Ticket Sales, Athlete Mass and others. Have fun while meeting other Parents and helping our Student Athletes. Reach out to SMAA President Ken Scaturro at [email protected] or the website at http://www.gosaintmarys.org/ volunteer to register.

Twenty-Third Sunday in Ordinary Time

Education Pillar St. Mary’s Elementary School “Be a Witness of Mercy” Pope Francis

9/7 - No Classes for Students – Labor Day 9/9 - School Picture Day 9/10 - Grades 1-5 “Back To School” Night, 7 PM, Marian Hall 9/14 – Power School Parent Access opens 9/17 - Grades 6-8 “Back To School” Night, 7 PM, Marian Hall Please join us in congratulating Mr. John Buzzelli who has been nominated for the What’s Up January, 2016 feature article highlighting private school teachers who go above and beyond their classroom duties to not only educate and inspire their students, but engage the school community as a whole. We, certainly, thank Mr. Buzzelli for his continues dedicated service to our community and applaud the energy and enthusiasm that he brings to his students each day.

Faith Formation for All Ages Pre-K to Adult Classes begin Sunday, September 27th! Traditional Faith Formation classes (grades Pre-k to 8) begin at 9:00am in the classrooms at St. Mary’s Schools. While your children are in class, all parents and all other adults are invited to Adult Faith Enrichment to hear adult talks based upon the Sunday readings, coffee is provided. Please don’t delay. Print out and mail the registration form to secure a place for your child. Go to www.stmaryschurch.org and click on “Church” & “Faith Formation” for the registration form.

High School Highlights We are proud to announce that Dr. Christine Kalkavage was awarded with the 2015 Teaching Excellence Award from the Archdiocese of Baltimore. Just prior to our opening day of school, our faculty and staff attend the Archdiocesan Convocation, held in Baltimore, with several thousand of their Catholic school colleagues. At this event, Dr. K received this award from Archbishop Lori. Less than ten teachers in the Archdiocese were honored with this distinction. Congratulations, Dr. Kalkavage! The first few weeks have been busy with events such as the PFA sponsored Freshman and Transfer Parent Evening of Orientation, a college application boot camp for senior students, the Back to School Night for our parents to meet the teachers, and the opening school Mass in Carroll Gardens, all of which were very successful. We instituted a new tradition for our student athletes. A Mass was held at St. John Neumann for all of the Fall Athletes and Coaches. Following the Mass, Fr. Andy blessed the field and a reception was held in Seelos Hall, sponsored by SMAA. The prayers and blessings will go a long way as our athletes strive to succeed on the field of play. We hope to see you at our Parish Picnic on Sunday, September 13th from 1:30 – 4:30 pm. Mrs. Mindi Imes, our Principal, will be there as well.

WANTED: a few good catechists, aides and substitutes for the Faith Formation Program beginning Sept. 20th on Catechetical Sunday with our in-service gathering. If you feel called to share your Catholic faith with our children and youth in grades Pre-K to 8, please call Steve Beard, Director of Religious Education at 410-990-4062. Training and lesson plans will be provided.

St. Mary’s Parish

Annapolis, Maryland

Finance Pillar Parish Support August 23, 2015 Offertory $44,849.70 Restoration & Maintenance $11,959.80 Poor Box $1,870.30 Thank you for your continued generosity. Please write your envelope number on your check. Thank you to those who already write their envelope number on the memo line.

Reunions 1960 - The Class of 1960 is planning their 55 year reunion luncheon for September 12. Contact Antoinette G r a n g e r S h u p p a t [email protected] or (301) 530-4496. 1985 - The Class of 1985 is planning their 30 year reunion in St. Mary’s Marian Hall. Contact Kevin Shanley at [email protected]. 1990 - The Class of 1990 is planning their 25 year reunion for September 26 at the Charles Carroll House. For more info or to purchase tickets, visit www.stmarysannapolis.org/1990. 2005 - The Class of 2005 is planning their 10 year reunion for Wed., Nov. 25 (the day before Thanksgiving). More info will follow. Please contact M i c h a e l C o l g a n a t [email protected]. 2010 – The Class of 2010 is planning their 5 year reunion over the Thanksgiving Holiday weekend. Contact Carly Frederick at [email protected].

Simplify your life! Leave the envelopes behind and continue your vital support of St. Mary’s electronically by signing up for Faith Direct. You can do this by either calling Faith Direct toll free at 1 -866- 5 0 7 - 8 7 5 7, or by emailing [email protected] or by visiting www.faithdirect.net. St. Mary’s Church code is MD38.

School has Begun

Website Update

Making a gift each year to St. Mary’s Fleur-de-Lis Fund preserves St. Mary’s legacy of excellence. Help us kick off our new year by giving! Give online at www.supportstmarys.org; by mail: St. Mary’s Fleur-de-Lis Fund, 109 Duke of Gloucester Street, Annapolis, MD 21041; or by phone: 410- 268-3467. You make the difference!

On Friday August 21, the school launched its new website. There are now two ways you can access church information. You can visit the school site, www.stmarysannapolis.org, and click the “Church Website” button at the bottom of the page or you can go directly to www.stmaryschurch.org. If you are looking for a Smart URL, you can now add it to the end of the church address and go straight to the page Parish Picnic (e.g., www.stmaryschurch.org/ St. Mary’s Parish Picnic on newyork). Thank you for your Sunday, September 13, 2015 in the support as we improve our Carroll House Gardens from 1:30 technology in support of our mission! P.M. until 4:30 P.M. Please bring a homemade dessert to share. All are welcome to attend!

A Message from Fr. Tizio - News to Share As we start a new school year, I am pleased to share with you the news of someone who has indeed answered the call. Effective August 24, I have appointed Mr. Fred Haller to be the president of St. Mary’s School. He will report directly to me and work closely with the school principals, Mrs. Rebecca Zimmerman and Mrs. Mindi Imes, to bring a renewed focus on strategic planning, curriculum and technology enhancements, and our vision for a connected, vibrant school. His work will directly support the preparation of our students to become the next generation of Catholic leaders. Mr. Haller has been a member of our school board, most recently serving as its chair. That service has given him an in-depth understanding of the needs and goals of St. Mary’s School. He also brings with him years of professional experience in teaching, school administration, advancement, admissions, and technology integration in the classroom. As an educational technology consultant with experience in numerous schools, he can bring what is the best and brightest to our school, helping us to continue grow, adapt, and have a future that is as brilliant as our rich history! Please join me in welcoming and supporting Mr. Haller in his new role and continue to pray for the continued success of St. Mary’s School.

September 6, 2015

Twenty-Third Sunday in Ordinary Time

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Monday, September 7 Col 1:24—2:3; Ps 62; Lk 6:6-11 PM Marian Rosary Group SJN Tuesday, September 8 The Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Mi 5:1-4a or Rom 8:28-30; Ps 13; Mt 1:18-23 AM Coffee Group (NR) SM PM Legion of Mary (NR) SM PM Rosary & Divine Chaplet (NR) SM PM Respect Life (NR) SM PM ESL Classes SMHS Wednesday, September 9 Saint Peter Claver, Priest Col 3:1-11; Ps 145; Lk 6:20-26 PM St. Vincent de Paul SM PM RCIA SJN PM ESL Classes SMHS Thursday, September 10 Col 3:12-17; Ps 150; Lk 6:27-38 Friday, September 11 1 Tm 1:1-2, 12-14; Ps 16; Lk 6:39-42 Saturday, September 12 The Most Holy Name of Mary 1 Tm 1:15-17; Ps 113; Lk 6:43-49 Sunday, September 13 Twenty-Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time Is 50:5-9a; Ps 116; Jas 2:14-18; Mk 8:27-35 PM Baptisms SM PM Separated & Divorced (NR) SM

Knitting Ministry The Knitting Ministry will begin meeting on Monday, September 14th in Seelos Hall. Meetings are held the 2nd and 4th Monday of each month, from 12:30 To 2:30 PM, to knit and/or crochet hats, mittens, scarves and other items for those who are in need. All are welcome to join, at all skill levels, including beginners. We enjoy not only an outlet for our creativity in a warm and welcoming environment, but also the opportunity for fellowship and new friendships. Please join us! For information, call Jo Anne Parks at 410-859-1933 or email [email protected].

Appalachian Collection Our second collection for our mountain friends is consisting of recycled as well as new items which are clean and in good condition. They need clothing, household items, bedding (sheets and blankets), toys for now and for Christmas presents (especially dolls) and even colorful calendars. Turn in dates are Wed., Sept. 23 and 30 (8:30-noon) during the Ranger Rosary workshops at SJN. For more information call Theresa Cisneros at 410-263-8837 or Marilyn Voss at 410-263-5525.

NEW AT ST. MARY'S! Do you crave meaningful connection with other women at St. Mary's? Would you like to know more about how Scripture relates to your everyday life? If so, we invite you to consider joining Walking with Purpose at St. Mary's. Evening groups are starting this October and will meet on Thursday evenings from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Register today at www.stmaryschurch.org/WWP. Walking with Purpose (WWP) is a weekly reflection that aims to bring women to a deeper personal relationship with Christ. Through personal study and small group discussions, the study helps to link our everyday challenges and struggles to the solutions given to us through the teachings of Christ and the Church. Interested in learning more? Please join us for a WWP session to find out what it is all about! Bring a friend too! St. John Neumann Church – Seelos Hall on Thursday, October 1, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. For questions call or email Gretchen Matthews (410 -990-4611 or [email protected]). Look for Walking with Purpose representatives between Masses on September 20th and at the Parish Picnic to answer any questions. We hope to “walk” with you this fall!

ChristLife’s Sharing Christ Sharing Christ is a seven week series to teach practicing Catholics how to reach out to help those who are seeking answers to life’s toughest questions, challenges, disappointments, fears and doubts. Decide today to be the difference in just one person’s life… sign up for Sharing Christ today. 7 Sessions in Seelos Hall, Monday evenings, starting Sept. 21 and ending Nov. 2 from 6:45-9pm. Enjoy dessert, listen to a dynamic teaching, and join in a small group discussion about how to extend a helping hand. For more info or to register, Google [email protected] or call Claire Wellspeak at 410-267-7511 or email at [email protected].

St. Mary’s Parish

Annapolis, Maryland

FR. LEO ~ the CULINARY PRIEST author of

GRACE BEFORE MEALS & SAVORING OUR FAITH This incredible priest who defeated renowned Chef Bobby Flay is also a martial artist and break dancer!

Sponsored by St. Mary’s Women’s Group

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 8 9:30 AM

Mass at St. John Neumann Church

10:15 AM

Fr. Leo’s Talk

11:00 AM

Book signing with Fr. Leo

12:00 PM

Luncheon by reservation only ($15) - SOLD OUT 410-224-2054 (limited to the first 100)

Information: 443-994-2602 Fr. Leo Patalinghug is from Baltimore, and the host and founder of Grace Before Meals, an apostolate to strengthen families and communities around the dinner table. He is also an internationally renowned conference speaker, author, TV host of "Savoring Our Faith" on EWTN, radio co-host of "Entertaining Truth" on Sirius XM. He has appeared on PBS, ABC, CBS and The Food Network, where he defeated a world famous chef on the show, "Throw Down! with Bobby Flay." With food, faith and fun, Fr. Leo hopes to bring people closer together- one meal at a time! Follow Fr. Leo on

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September 6, 2015

Twenty-Third Sunday in Ordinary Time

PARROQUIA DE SANTA MARÍA 109 Duke of Gloucester Street, Annapolis, Md. 21401. Tel: 410-990-4015, Fax 410-263-3027 Ministerio Hispano. Horario de oficina: de 9:00 a.m. a 4:00 p.m. Lunes a Viernes.

Iglesia Misión San Juan Neumann 620 N. Bestgate Road Annapolis, Md 21401.

410-990-4015 Fax 410-263-3027 Párroco: P. Juan Tizio, C.Ss.R. Vicario: P. Miguel Angel Martinez, C.Ss.R.

L o s D o m i n g o s M i s a a l a 1:00 p.m. L o s M i é r c o l e s R o s a r i o , D e v o c i ó n a P e r p e t u o S o c o r r o y M i s a a l a s 7 : 0 0 p.m. S á b a d o s M i s a a l a s 6 : 3 0 p.m. PASTORAL HISPANA P. Miguel Angel M artinez, C.Ss.R. Vicario del Ministerio Hispano 410-990-4033 Rossana Kaiser - 410-990-4015 Oficina-Asistente Administrativo Email: [email protected] Ministerio Hispano: Delegados en el Consejo Pastoral Parroquial: Betty Rivera 410-9193562 Miguel Tejada 443-926-1924 Delegado en el Consejo de la Pastoral Hispana Arquidiocesana: Nelson Ordoñez - 571-263-5262 Comité Hispano Presidente: Hector Sibrian 443-714-0638 Vice Presidente: Raphael Elguera 410-303-9657 Secretaria: Sara Sibrian Rodriquez 443-623-5588

MINISTERIOS Ministros de la Eucaristía: C r i s t i n a A r r u é 443-305-2768 Ministros de Hospitalidad: Julia Fuentes 443-714-1470 Ministros de la Palabra: Norma Contreras 410-212-8467 Ministerios de Música: José A. Recinos 443-822-6534 Santos Hernández 443-926-6651 Alex Hernández 443-822-6843

Monaguillos: William Arias (443) 375-9551 Pequeñas Comunidades Cristiana: Pablo Navarrete 443-333-6473 Danilo García 443-254-8211 Grupo de Jóvenes Adultos: Omar Hernández 443-306-8252 José Luis Puluc : 443-227-5628 Caballeros de Colón: William Castillo: 301-404-5152 Pastoral Familiar: Hector y Sara Sibrian 443-714-0638 443-623-5588 Grupo Guadalupano: Susana Cruz 410-507-5395 Grupo Carismático: Norma Lopez 443-852-8042

SERVICIOS SOCIALES Birthright: Ayuda a las señoritas jóvenes o mujeres sin importar edad, raza, credo, estado civil o económico, que se sienten angustiadas por un embarazo no planeado. 410-384-7700 Inglés como Segundo Idioma: Eneida Verde, 410-800-4717 [email protected] San Vicente de Paul: los lunes de 7:00pm - 8:00pm; Miércoles 2:00pm-4:00pm en la Iglesia de Santa María 24 horas Línea de Ayuda para Crisis del Embarazo: 1-800-550-4900 o Gabriel Network 1-800-ANGEL-OK

Grupo Alcoholicos Anonimos: Lunes a Domingo de 8:00PM a 10:00PM Bautismo: Comunitario para niños 5 años o 410-990-0247/410-858-3396

SACRAMENTOS

menores. Inscripciones directamente en la Oficina Hispana, se debe presentar fotocopia de la partida de nacimiento del niño a bautizar. Confesiones: Antes de las misas de los Domingos, sábados y miércoles o por cita con un sacerdote. Catecismo para niños y padres de familia: Inscripciones directamente en la Oficina Hispana. R.I.C.A: “Rito de Iniciación Cristiana para Adultos”: Inscripciones directamente en la Oficina Encargado:Padre Charley Hergenroeder

Intenciones de Misa Sabado Domingo

St. Mary’s Parish

Annapolis, Maryland

Queridos feligreses, "Mamá ¿por qué las zanahorias son anaranjadas?" "Porque esa es la manera en que Dios los hizo." "O.K.?", dijo Susi, aceptando a medias lo que su Mama le dijo. "Mamá ¿por qué ponemos la cebolla al asador, que no me gusta la cebolla?" La madre de Suzie dijo pacientemente, "porque a tu padre y a mi nos gustan, tú no tienes que comerlas, si no te gustan" "OK Mamá "Una fracción de segundo después, Suzie le preguntó:" Mamá, ¿por qué cortamos la carne por la mitad? "La madre de Suzie ya comenzó a perder la paciencia y dijo" porque esa es la manera en que siempre lo hemos hecho! "En un intento de calmar los sentimientos heridos de la niña, dijo a Suzie," Cuando yo tenía tu edad y la abuela me enseñó cómo hacer un asado, ella me dijo que había que cortarlo por la mitad. No estoy segura de por qué lo hacemos, vamos a llamarla y preguntarla. "Así que me llamaron y la abuela les dijo que no estaba segura de por qué cortaba el asado por la mitad, sino que es la forma en que su madre le había enseñado cuando era una niña. Ella dijo que iba a llamar a su madre en el hogar de ancianos y preguntarle al respecto. Colgó con ella y llamó a la bisabuela de Suzie y le dijo que Suzie quería saber por qué se cortaba el asado por la mitad. La bisabuela empezó a reír al otro lado del teléfono y dijo: "Yo cortaba el asado por la mitad porque mi sartén era muy pequeña para poner toda la carne en una sola pieza. A veces hacemos cosas porque esa es la manera en que siempre las hemos hecho. Y a veces pensamos de cierta manera porque siempre hemos pensado así. Esto puede ser el caso de este fin de semana del Día del Trabajo. ¿Cómo podemos pensar en el Día del Trabajo? ¿Qué pensamos sobre el Día del Trabajo? El Día del Trabajo solía ser una gran fiesta. Ahora se trata de un día que se utiliza como punto de referencia para recordarnos que la temporada de verano está llegando a su fin y que la escuela está empezando; que la vida está volviendo a la "normalidad". Los estadounidenses han celebrado el fin de semana del Día del Trabajo desde 1882. A partir de picnics y desfiles, con fuegos artificiales y barbacoas, miles de personas cada año toman tiempo para relajarse y recrearse. Si bien cada persona que trabaja en el país sabe que el Día del Trabajo significa un día libre en el trabajo, la mayoría no sabe la historia detrás de él y por qué es un día de fiesta nacional. Y para los cristianos, la celebración del Día del Trabajo debe significar mucho más que honrar a los trabajadores de América. Día del Trabajo se instituyó como fiesta nacional el 28 de junio de 1894, un día reservado para honrar a los que trabajan hombres, mujeres y niños que fueron la base industrial de América. Pero el concepto de un día oficial fuera del trabajo comenzó mucho antes de que el Congreso haya votado su existencia. Para el cristiano, un día de descanso comenzó en la Creación: ". Y en el séptimo día Dios terminó la obra que había hecho, y reposó el día séptimo de toda la obra que había hecho Y bendijo Dios al día séptimo, y lo santificó, porque en él reposó de toda la obra". (Génesis 2: 2, 3) Este día de descanso fue de tal importancia para Dios, que Él lo estableció como parte de su ley: "El trabajo se llevará a cabo durante seis días, pero el séptimo es sábado de reposo consagrado a Yave, por tanto, los hijos de Israel lo harán así. por generaciones como pacto perpetuo - porque en seis días hizo Yave los cielos y la tierra, y en el séptimo día cesó y reposó ". (Éxodo 31: 15-17) Dios creó los cielos y la tierra, las aves del cielo y las bestias del campo. Todo ser vivo visto hoy originalmente fue creado por Dios. Pero las Escrituras enseñan que Dios no duerme ni necesita descanso, sin embargo, Él optó por dejar de lado un día para descansar de su obra. Lo hizo como un ejemplo para que toda la humanidad lo siguiera. Este día de descanso está destinado a ser un tiempo de refrigerio, examinar los logros y, o bien disfrutar los resultados o la búsqueda de nuevas maneras de mejorarnos. Dios, en su día de descanso, miró por encima de todo lo que Él creó dijo que todo estaba bien. Su trabajo se había completado. Desafortunadamente, este no es el caso para los trabajadores de hoy en día. Siempre habrá más trabajo para terminar. Al celebrar este fin de semana de vacaciones, he aquí algunos pensamientos para reflexionar: ¿Para qué trabajo Dios me ha dado talento? ¿Cuál es mi actitud sobre mi trabajo? ¿Reconozco la presencia de Dios en mi trabajo o lugar de trabajo? ¿Considero mi trabajo santo o sagrado? ¿Cómo puedo vivir mejor mi fe en el trabajo? ¿Vivo los valores del Evangelio en el trabajo? Dios nos bendiga a todos Padre Tizio Email: [email protected]

LECTURAS SEMANALES Septiembre 7: Colosenses 1:24-2:3; Salmos 62; Lucas 6:6-11 Septiembre 8: Miqueas 5:1-4a o Romanos 8:28-30; Salmos 13; Mateo 1:18-23 Septiembre 9: Colosenses 3:1-11; Salmos 145; Lucas 6:20-26 Septiembre 10: Colosenses 3:12-17; Salmos 150, Lucas 6:27-38 Septiembre 11: 1 Timoteo 1:1-2, 12-14; Salmos 16; Lucas 6:39-42 Septiembre 12: 1 Timoteo 1:15-17; Salmos 113; Lucas 6:43-49 Septiembre 13: Isaias 50:5-9a; Salmos 116; Santiago 2:14-18 Marcos 8:27-35 Si deseas meditar el Evangelio de cada día, en Español o en Ingles, puedes ingresar a la Página: Web www.redemptorist.net

September 6, 2015

Ser catequista Cada semana iremos indicando un actitud necesaria para ser un buen catequista

2. Comunica lo que vives. Comunicar la propia experiencia de fe es la primera forma de evangelizar. Normalmente somos y vivimos, por obra de la gracia de Dios, más de lo que sabemos y comunicamos en la catequesis. No siempre transmitimos bien todo lo que conocemos y vivimos. No tenemos palabras adecuadas para explicar la! experiencias más profundas de la vida cristiana. Cuántas veces hemos dicho el famoso refrán: «nadie da lo que no tiene». Así, pues, debe preocuparnos más tener algo que decir, que el cómo hemos de decirlo. El temor a fracasar en la misión nos impide, mucha veces, dar la catequesis con alegría y paz. Cada sesión de catequesis supone un acto de fe en la sabiduría, en el poder y en la misericordia de Dios para con su pueblo. Cuando vivimos la vida cristiana con sencillez de corazón y abandono en las manos de Dios, no debemos temer comunicar lo mucho o poco que vivimos según nuestra pobre manera de entender las cosas. El Señor estará con nosotros para hacer su obra a pesar de nuestras limitaciones y de los poderes

Twenty-Third Sunday in Ordinary Time Programa de Catequesis 2015-2016 Registración para el siguiente año 2015-2016 comenzara el 19 de Julio hasta el 30 de Agosto, 2015. Primer día de clases es domingo, el 27 de Septiembre, 2015. Es necesario entregar una copia del certificado de Bautismo y Acta de Nacimiento. Por favor visita la Oficina Hispana durante la semana lunes a viernes 9am– 4pm, Los alumnos que ya se han registrado el año pasado deberán registrarse nuevamente. El costo de la inscripción es de 90 dólares. Preguntas llama al 410-990-4015.

GRUPOS JUVENILES

Invitamos a los jovenes a participar en los grupos juveniles: jueves 7:30 y viernes 7:30 pm en la Iglesia san Juan Neumann. Una Invitación Están invitados a pasar una hora con la Verdadera Presencia de Jesucristo en la Adoración Eucarística Perpetua Capilla de Santa María. Esta devoción sagrada necesita urgentemente adoradores comprometidos al Santísimo Sacramento. Los interesados pueden comunicarse con La Oficinca Hispana al 410-990-4015

Charla de Bautismo La próxima charla en preparación de bautismo será el día sábado 12 de septiembre a las 10:00am en el Salon Seelos de San Juan Neumann. Celebración de Bautismos será el 27 de septiembre a las 12:00pm en la Capilla de San Juan Neumann.

St. Mary’s Parish

Annapolis, Maryland NUESTRA AGENDA

Septiembre 09 (Miércoles) a las 7:00 p.m. Devoción a Perpetuo Socorro y Misa Capilla de San Juan Neumann Septiembre 09 (Miércoles) a las 7:00 p.m. Ensayo de Coros Iglesia de San Juan Neumann Septiembre 10 (Jueves) a las 7:00 p.m. Reunión de Jóvenes San Juan Neumann Septiembre 10 (Jueves) a las 7:00 p.m. Grupo carismático Capilla de San Juan Neumann Septiembre 11 (Viernes) a las 7: 30 p.m. Grupo Juvenil, San John Neumann Septiembre 12 (Sábado) a las 6:30 p.m. Vigila y Santa Misa Comunitaria Iglesia de San Juan Neumann Septiembre 13 (Domingo) a la 1:00p.m. Santa Misa Comunitaria Iglesia de S.J.N. PEQUEÑAS COMUNIDADES Las Pequeñas Comunidades son grupos de personas que se reúnen para orar, meditar en la Palabra de Dios, vivirla y practicarla diariamente. Llámanos, te recibiremos con gusto:  La Hermandad (Área de Taylor Ave) - Danilo Garcia 443 -254-8211 Domingo, 6:00 p.m. Caminando con Jesús. (Annapolis) Giovanny López. 443822-7870. Martez, 7:00 p.m.  Nuevo Renacer (Área de Edgewater) Roberto Cuellar. 443-333-6061.  Sagrada Familia (Área de Gambrills) José y María Flores. 410-923-6024.  Trabajadores de la Viña (Área de Pasadena) Cristina Arrué. 443-305-2768. Jueves, 7:00 p.m.  Superación (Área de Bay Ridge y Eastport) Pablo Navarrete 443-333-6473 Viernes, 7:00 p.m.  La Hermandad del Perpetuo Socorro (Hilltop Ln. Y Tyler Avenue) Rosa Hernandez. 443-808-6246.

RETIRO DE PAREJAS Sabado 10 de octubre desde las 8 am hasta las 4pm en san Juan Neumann. Inscribirse con la pastoral familiar. Inversion 20 dolares.

ASIGNACION

Les queremos recordar que de acuerdo a la asignación; de las Pequeñas Comunidades para dejar el templo en orden. Le corresponde este fin de semana a la:

LUZ Y VIDA ¡Simplifique su vida! Deja los sobres y sigue su apoyo vital a Santa María por medio electrónico usando “Faith Direct”. Inscribiesen gratis por teléfono 1-866- 5 0 7 - 8 7 5 7, al o por correo electrónico a: [email protected] o visita www.faithdirect.net. Código de la Iglesia de Santa María es MD38. AVISOS DE NEGOCIOS EN EL BOLETIN Se les informa a todos los feligreses que deseen colocar sus Avisos de su negocio o empresa en el Boletín llame a Diocesan Publications al numero 1-800-233-8200.

HERENCIA HISPANA Sabado 19 de setiembre en la Basilica de Baltimore a las 9 am hasta las 4pm. Llevar trajes tipicos. Habra comidas tipicas. PICNIC PARROQUIAL Domingo 13 de setiembre desde las 2pm en los jardines de la parrqouia santa Maria….Todos invitados

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