Happy New Year, everybody! No, the deacon isn’t delusional. I didn’t bump my head this morning and I haven’t lost my marbles. Today is the First Sunday of Advent. It is the beginning of the Church’s Liturgical Calendar and it runs until Saturday of the 34th week in Ordinary Time next year. Advent comes from the latin word advenire, which means “to come to.” While the rest of the world prepares for Christmas, the birthday of Jesus Christ, by decorating, sending cards and buying presents, the Church prepares for the celebration of Christ’s birth but it is also preparing for His return at the end of time. Our first and second readings point to that time in a way that is slightly different from the report in the Gospel. They have a more optimistic tone in looking forward to the coming of Christ. St. Paul even gives us some suggestions on how we should prepare ourselves. On the other hand, Jesus’ description is more somber and foreboding. There is an air of uncertainty. People disapp
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Women’s Trenton 128 The Gifts of the Holy Spirit 12/5-12/8/2019 The Team Kathy Tucker Mary Weis Mary Ann Dowd Adelaide Sangiorgi Amy Schiano JoAnne Henderson Lisa Klarmann Ronnie Martella Alice Riggio Father Ed Blanchett Deacon John Clymore The Candidates (and Sponsors) Telma Bill-Smith (Rick & Lisa Klarmann) Angela Caputo (Marie Garrett) Minnelly Guerrero (Marisel Kemper) Diane Kerrigan (Mary Weis) Theresa (Terry) Mihalko (Alice Riggio) Mary Vitale (Mary Weis) Ellen Wilezol (Adelaide Sangiorgi)
The Cursillo Section Needs Your Help for the following: Help with Set-up on Thursday 12/5 from 4 to 5PM Dean/Jim Monks/Maria Polumbo Help Checking-in People on Thursday 12/5 at 7PM Paddy Morris, Terri D'Andrea and Bob Morris Help with take down Sunday 12/8 from 2-3PM Tara Mika Need Snacks/Bottled Water for the weekend Water & snacks (Maria Polumbo) Water & snacks (David & Alice Riggio) Chocolate (David Riggio) If you can help, please call David Riggio at 914-629-7299 or Robert Lauricella 646-229-4295. God Bless You!!!
We have opportunities for the community to sign up for praying in the Chapel at San Alfonso's for the Women's Weekend #128. To be a prayer partner for at the St. Alfanso Chapel for someone on this list CALL DAVID RIGGIO at ( 732) 323-0216 OR Email David at firstname.lastname@example.org . David will confirm the time and location of the chapel. Please pray for all of the members of the team of Trenton 128. We will update this list as cursillistas respond. THURSDAY Title Day Time Given By Prayer Partner Chapel Time Know Thyself Thu 8:30PM 15 min- Spr.Advs. Deacon John Clymore n/a n/a Prodigal Son Thu 9:30PM 15 min Spr. Advs. Father Ed n/a n/a FRIDAY Title Day Time Given By Prayer Partner Chapel Time Three Glances of Christ Fri 7:15AM 15 min Spr. Advs Father Ed n/a n/a Ideal
We have opportunities for the community to sign up for praying in the Chapel at San Alfonso's for the Women's Weekend #128. We have two people per talk. When you sign up please call David Riggio so he can keep track of our prayer warriors. He will give you the instructions at that time. We also are accepting donations such as water and snacks. Anyone wishing to write Palanca. We will be accepting all Palanca at SOL, your Ultreya Meetings and at the November 22, 2019 8PM at the send off Mass at Epiphany in Brick and the Thursday Night, Dec 5th Opening. Please pray for the Team and Candidates. DeColores, Kathy