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WISDOM. FAITH. HOLINESS. CHARITY. PARISH MISSION STATEMENT Guided by the Holy Spirit, we are an evangelizing community of faith sustained by the Eucharist. Through our commitment to stewardship, Catholic education, and life-long formation, we welcome, nourish and empower our family, challenging one another to live out the Gospel. ST. JOHN THE EVANGELIST CHURCH 604 East Main Street Georgetown, KY 40324 ST. FRANCIS DE SALES CHURCH 4086 Frankfort Pike Georgetown, KY 40324 SS.FRANCIS & JOHN PARISH STAFF Pastor: Rev. Mary Peter Linh Xuan Nguyen (x. 102; [email protected]) Liturgical Assistant: Open Deacons: Rev. Mr. John Calandrella & Rev. Mr. Skip Olson Liturgical Music Director: Eric Thompson (x. 107; [email protected]) Director of Development: Maggie McGuire (x. 104; [email protected]) Director of Youth & Young Adult Ministry: Matthew Lageman (x. 106; [email protected]) Communications Manager: Paul Sirimongkhon Administrative Assistant: Terri Hulette (x. 100; [email protected]) Regional Accountant: Michelle Burgmaier (x. 105) Volunteer CCD (K-5) Coordinator: Paula Rodman English and Spanish baptisms are celebrated on the 2nd & 4th weekends of each month during Mass. Otherwise, a community baptism will be performed on the 3rd Saturday of every month at noon. Contact Jennifer Allen for more information at 502-868- 7407. Baptism preparation classes are on the 2nd Sunday in Jan., Mar., May, Jul., Sept., Nov. at 3p in the undercroft. Hispanic baptism prep class is the 2nd Sunday in Jan., Mar., May, Jul., Sept., Nov. after 12:30p Mass in the undercroft. Para obtener información de bautismo de hispanos, póngase en contacto con Carmen Garcia al 502-863-1213. ST. JOHN CATHOLIC SCHOOL 106 Military Street Georgetown, KY 40324 Principal: Dan Mardell (x. 103) Administrative Assistant: Jennifer Noffsinger (x. 101) Phone: 502.863.2607 E-mail: [email protected] Website: www.stjohnschoolonline.org Phone: 502.863.3404 Fax: 502.863.2259 E-mail: [email protected] Website: www.ssfrancisjohn.org 5/25/14 “LIKE” US! WEEKLY MASS SCHEDULE SIXTH SUNDAY OF EASTER Saturday St. Francis 4:00 p.m. (Reconciliation 3:30 p.m.) St. John 6:30 p.m. Sunday St. John 8:00 & 10:30 a.m. CCD 9:15 –10:15 a.m. (Sept- May) St. John 12:30 p.m. Spanish Mass Campus Ministry 8:30 p.m. (2nd & 4th Sunday) Monday St. John 5:30 p.m. Tuesday St. John 8:30 a.m. Wednesday St. John Noon Thursday St. John 7:00 a.m. (Reconciliation 6:30 p.m. / Adoration until 8a Friday) Friday St. John 5:30 p.m. LATIN MASS NOW OFFERED AT ST. FRANCIS Fr. Mark will be celebrating Latin Mass at St. Francis every Sunday at 10a. All are welcome to attend! SNEAK PEEK AT OUR GUEST PRIESTS NEXT WEEKEND Fr. Bob on June 1, 2014 @ 8a and Fr. Derek @ 10:30a!

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  • WISDOM. FAITH. HOLINESS. CHARITY.

    PARISH MISSION STATEMENT Guided by the Holy Spirit, we are an evangelizing community of faith sustained by the Eucharist. Through our commitment to stewardship, Catholic education, and life-long formation, we welcome, nourish and empower our family, challenging one another to live out the Gospel.

    ST. JOHN THE EVANGELIST CHURCH 604 East Main Street

    Georgetown, KY 40324

    ST. FRANCIS DE SALES CHURCH 4086 Frankfort Pike

    Georgetown, KY 40324

    SS.FRANCIS & JOHN PARISH STAFF Pastor: Rev. Mary Peter Linh Xuan Nguyen (x. 102; [email protected])

    Liturgical Assistant: Open Deacons: Rev. Mr. John Calandrella & Rev. Mr. Skip Olson

    Liturgical Music Director: Eric Thompson (x. 107; [email protected]) Director of Development: Maggie McGuire (x. 104; [email protected])

    Director of Youth & Young Adult Ministry: Matthew Lageman (x. 106; [email protected])

    Communications Manager: Paul Sirimongkhon Administrative Assistant: Terri Hulette (x. 100; [email protected])

    Regional Accountant: Michelle Burgmaier (x. 105) Volunteer CCD (K-5) Coordinator: Paula Rodman

    English and Spanish baptisms are celebrated on the 2nd & 4th weekends of each month during Mass. Otherwise, a community baptism will be performed on the 3rd Saturday of every month at noon. Contact Jennifer Allen for more information at 502-868-7407. Baptism preparation classes are on the 2nd Sunday in Jan., Mar., May, Jul., Sept., Nov. at 3p in the undercroft. Hispanic baptism prep class is the 2nd Sunday in Jan., Mar., May, Jul., Sept., Nov. after 12:30p Mass in the undercroft. Para obtener información de bautismo de hispanos, póngase en contacto con Carmen Garcia al 502-863-1213.

    ST. JOHN CATHOLIC SCHOOL 106 Military Street Georgetown, KY 40324 Principal: Dan Mardell (x. 103) Administrative Assistant: Jennifer Noffsinger (x. 101) Phone: 502.863.2607 E-mail: [email protected] Website: www.stjohnschoolonline.org

    Phone: 502.863.3404 Fax: 502.863.2259 E-mail: [email protected]

    Website: www.ssfrancisjohn.org

    5/25/14

    “LIKE” US!

    WEEKLY MASS SCHEDULE SIXTH SUNDAY OF EASTER

    Saturday St. Francis 4:00 p.m. (Reconciliation 3:30 p.m.) St. John 6:30 p.m.

    Sunday St. John 8:00 & 10:30 a.m. CCD 9:15 –10:15 a.m. (Sept- May) St. John 12:30 p.m. Spanish Mass Campus Ministry 8:30 p.m. (2nd & 4th Sunday)

    Monday St. John 5:30 p.m.

    Tuesday St. John 8:30 a.m.

    Wednesday St. John Noon

    Thursday St. John 7:00 a.m. (Reconciliation 6:30 p.m. / Adoration until 8a Friday)

    Friday St. John 5:30 p.m.

    LATIN MASS NOW OFFERED AT ST. FRANCIS Fr. Mark will be celebrating Latin Mass at St. Francis every

    Sunday at 10a. All are welcome to attend!

    SNEAK PEEK AT OUR GUEST PRIESTS NEXT WEEKEND Fr. Bob on June 1, 2014 @ 8a and Fr. Derek @ 10:30a!

  • OFFERTORY TOTAL for MAY 18 Offertory: $9,511.83 (YTD $466,013.08) Adopt-A-Student: $105 (YTD $40,920.38) Building Fund: $30 (YTD $27,117)

    Diocesan Second Collection (Catholic Communication Campaign): $618.75

    Gather the Fragments: We are still moving forward on our $10,000 goal. This is the Sixth Sunday of Easter, and we are still Gathering the Fragments throughout the Easter Season, until June 8 (Pentecost Sunday). Thank you for your support!

    PLEASE PRAY FOR OUR PARISHIONERS: Donna Fulkerson, Mary Katherine Tackett, Wanda Mullins, Courtney Greenwell, Bobbi Parker, Janie Rusch, Carmen Garcia, Deacon John Calandrella, Joseph Osbourne, Donna & Robert Vlach, Virginia Myers, Katy Prather, Dorothia Wilson, Mel & Mary Alice Walls, Virginia Moore, Agnes Whalen, Irene & Leo Stevens, Joe & Ruby Lush, Joe Mulholland.

    ALSO KEEP IN YOUR PRAYERS: Charlie Hoffman, brother of Wyatt Hoffman, Neil Willett, brother of Patrick Willett, Rick Millay, brother-in-law of Sharron Spalding; Douglas Schneider, father of Dana Kovach; John Mulraney, uncle of Marie Menon; Annabell Simmons, friend of Cheryllee Sargent; Tucker Pinkston, friend of the Gant Family; Vera Tolliver, mother of Renee Griese; Dorothy McFadden, mother of Barbara Strippelhoff; Edmond LaBelle, father of Dave LaBelle; Jeremiah Thornton, brother of Barbara Mardell; Debbie Jacobs, daughter of Lou Ann Hutchinson; Wyatt Roberts, nephew of Elaine Rabe.

    Condolences to Marjorie Bauer and Dan Bauer on the loss of their husband and father, Marvin Bauer, last weekend. Also to Eileen Essig & family on the loss of her father, Jack Fitzgerald.

    If you would like to add a loved one to the prayer list, contact Terri at 502-863-3404 or [email protected] Names will remain for 6 weeks.

    MONDAY, MAY 26: St. Philip Neri Reading: Acts 16: 11-15 / Jn 15: 26 — 16: 4a 10:00a (SJC): For the Ewing Family

    TUESDAY, MAY 27: St. Augustine of Canterbury Reading: Acts 16: 22-34 / Jn 16: 5-11 8:30a (SJC): Memory of Edna Geldhof & Ellen Monoghan

    WEDNESDAY, MAY 28 Reading:Acts 17: 15, 22 — 18: 1 / Jn 16: 12-15 12:00p (SJC): Word & Communion

    THURSDAY, MAY 29: The Ascension of the Lord Reading: Acts 1: 1-11 / Eph 1: 17-23 / Mt 28: 16-20 7:00a (SJC): Memory of Oscar Benavides, Sr.

    FRIDAY, MAY 30 Reading: Acts 18: 9-18 / Jn 16: 20-23 5:30p (SJC): For Andrew Watsek

    SATURDAY, MAY 31: The Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary Reading: Zep 3: 14-18a / Lk 1: 39-56 4:00p (SFC): Memory of Joan Moore 6:30p (SJC): Memory of Blanca Carrasquel

    SUNDAY, JUNE 1: Seventh Sunday of Easter Reading: Acts 1: 13-14 / 1 Pt 4: 13-16 / Jn 17: 1-11a 8:00a (SJC): Memory of Pearl Henderson 10:30a (SJC): Memory of Rosella Southworth 12:30p (SJC): For Fr. Linh If you would like to schedule a Mass Intention, please stop by the Parish Office or call 502-863-3404 with your date request. A $5 stipend is due at the time of request. Novena candles are available on the Altar (suggested $1 donations may be placed in the candle stand).

    SS. FRANCIS & JOHN CATHOLIC PARISH

    MASS INTENTIONS

    MAY 25, 2014

    PRAYER REQUESTS

    STEWARDSHIP OF TREASURE

    PARISH WEBSITE FEATURES DONATE BUTTON

    One of the features on our website is a DONATE button that gives you the ability to set up your own electronic contributions. You can donate weekly or monthly or make a one-time only donation to our offertory collection or the Building Fund or Adopt -A-Student. You have the ability to have funds withdrawn from your checking account or use a credit card. It is easy to set up and maintain.

    Please note: If you are currently using the auto debit, you do not need to change anything. If you wish to make changes to your contribution or add a contribution, please call the Business Office at 502-863-3404.

    DONATE

    SCHOOL MINISTRY

    EUCHARISTIC ADORATION

    THURSDAY, MAY 29, 7:30 AM – FRIDAY, MAY 30, 8:00 AM

    THURSDAY, JUNE 5, 7:30 AM – FRIDAY, JUNE 6, 8:00 AM

    SATURDAY, JUNE 7, 7:30 PM—SUNDAY, JUNE 8, 7:00 AM

    4TH GRADE TEACHING POSITION OPEN We are now accepting resumes for a 4th grade teacher at St. John School. Anyone interested should send or drop a resume to Dan

    Mardell, Principal, St. John School, 106 Military St., Georgetown, KY 40324. You may also call the school office at 502-863-2607.

    CONGRATULATIONS TO SJS EIGHTH GRADERS! Pictured (L to R): Ryan Fulkerson, Ryan Gant, Laddie Nikolic, Nick Bealmear, Rebecca Haysley, Maddie Phillips, Sarah Farrell, Maria Sapp, Luke Mullikin, William Moloney, Mike Drummond, Mario Diaz, Mrs. Kummer (teacher) and Matthew Hulette.

    THANK YOU! Thanks to Jim McCarty of Etter Lane Nurseries for donating the hanging flower baskets to honor our teachers, and all of the flowers that were planted around campus. Thanks also to Mrs. Pendleton, Mrs. Hayden, and the Beta Club for their hand in beautifying our grounds!

  • Dante Alighieri was a preeminent poet of the Middle Ages, and many consider his "Divine Comedy" to be the premier epic poem in Western literature. But did you know his work was heavily influenced by St. Thomas Aquinas? Br. John Dominic Bouck, O.P. explains today how the "Divine Comedy" could be aptly titled "The Summa in Verse", and encourage us to read all three acts.

    One of the tragedies of modern education is that many people have read Dante’sInferno, but few have ascended to the heights of the rest of that great and unified work, The Divine Comedy. Inter-estingly enough, this unnatural division happened to another of my favorite medieval works, St. Thomas Aquinas’s Summa Theologiae. Even more interesting is that The Divine Comedy has often been called “The Summa in Verse,” reflecting the deep understanding of things human and divine in these two medieval cathedrals of writing.

    That Dante was influenced by St. Thomas is incontrovertible. Dante was not, of course, a mere illustrator of the thought of Aquinas, and there are innumerable facets of The Divine Comedy that merit serious study: his use of Italian, 14th century history, its place in the genre of epic poetry, and many more. But I would like to propose three ways in which Dante’s magnum opus can indeed be read as an inspired illumination of the Angelic Doctor. KEEP IT TOGETHER (Don’t cut the tour short) As I mentioned, the Inferno has merited the bulk of students’ exposure to the great Dante Alighieri. Similarly, there was a time when the second part of the Summa (the section on morality) was sold separately by some enterprising Dominican Friars because of its singular popularity. Unfortunately, this practice led to a separation of Thomas’s moral teaching from its proper context within a well thought out framework. The treatise on morality is outstanding, but it needs to be seen in the context of the whole. In the first part God is shown in his triune perfection and provides the answer to the ultimate question of the second part (“For what am I created?”, or better, “For whom am I created?”): the supreme happiness of forever beholding the Divine Face. How on earth can I get there, you ask? The third part provides the answer: through God himself, the incarnate Christ come to earth, and through the Sacraments he established. Likewise, The Divine Comedy can best be understood as a whole. Why then, by reading only Dante’s Inferno, is there this fixation on grittiness and moral choices? I think we know the trials and failures of life all too well, and seeing miserable situations can help us feel better about ourselves. Our fallen nature finds it easier to understand an illicit love affair ending in murder described in the Inferno than St. Bonaventure waxing eloquent about the foundation of the Dominican Order in theParadiso. But as Dante comes to realize, the reward sought in his adventure is not the Schadenfreude of hell, but rather the awesome sights of heaven that can transform our mundane experience of life. Or, if you ever go to Paris, don’t just take the sewer tour — go and see the soaring Eiffel Tower and the lofty Chartres. FREEDOM FOR EXCELLENCE (Not frozen in hell) Americans value our freedom, and rightly so. We sympathize with the radical rebellion of Milton’s Satan, who “courageously” says, “I will not serve.” That’s freedom, right? Doing what I want. Better to reign in hell than to slave away in heaven. Not so, we find out in the Inferno. Unfortunately for Lucifer, ruling in hell involves being frozen solid, chomping on Judas, Cassius, and Brutus. Turns out freedom of choice needs some guidance. Cue St. Thomas. Human beings are given freedom as a great gift, reflecting the Omnipotent God. St. Thomas describes him as pure act, not confined by anything. When we use our freedom to choose, it is not irreducibly good. The actions we perform in freedom are for a purpose: acting in freedom to be excellent. By moving from the potency of options to the act of performing well according to reason and divine revelation, a human being moves from doing things that develop his nature with difficulty and irregularity to being habituated according to the perfection of his nature. That is to say, by practicing virtue, we promptly, joyfully, and easily do those things that perfect us according to God’s design of the human person. We leave behind the arbitrary (and icy) “freedom” that is an illusion, for the true freedom which lets us whirl, dance, and fly in Paradise. (And is there ever much dancing and whirling in the Paradiso.) PILGRIMS ON THE WAY (If you’re going through hell, keep going) Much has been made of the road map of the Summa. It starts with God (infinitely perfect and blessed in himself), moves with his free act of creation down to earth, makes a big detour in sin, and hitchhikes with Christ to get us back on track to eternal bliss in heaven. That which God makes proceeds from him and should return to him. Dante begins his tour in the dark wood of middle age. This puts us in the middle of Thomas’s road. He descends through the harrowing and horrifying account of sin and then…that’s it. It shouldn’t be, but it is if the reader stops there! I felt filthy after climbing with Virgil down through the more graphic and stomach-turning tortures of the damned. The beach on the outskirts of purgatory felt like a cool drink of water after a run on a hot day. The spiritual analogy is clear: stopping in the hell of our lives leaves us like Judas. All men have sinned, just like he did. But if he had kept reading, he wouldn’t have ended in Dante’s hell — he would have found Christ anew and joined the Good Thief and St. Peter the denier in Paradise. You are what you read. So be brave, dear readers, and read through the whole Divine Comedy. (At the Dominicana Blog, the authors have just completed a five-part series to help in this pursuit titled The Summa in Verse.) This article first appeared on DominicanaBlog.com, an online publication of the Dominican Students of the Province of St. Joseph who live and study at the Dominican House of Studies in Washington, DC. It was written by Br. John Dominic Bouck, O.P., who entered the Order of Preachers in 2012. He studied at the University of St. Thomas in Minnesota and the Angelicum in Rome.

    SIXTH SUNDAY OF EASTER MAY 25, 2014

    MESSAGE FROM WORD ON F IRE

  • DATES TO KNOW MINISTERS OF THE L ITURGY

    PULSE OF THE PARISH

    May 25: Spanish Youth Pizza Party, 1:30p, UC

    May 26: Office Closed; No School!

    May 27: SJS 8th grade Graduation, 6p, SJC

    May 28: School Board Mtg., 6p, 8th grade room

    May 29: Spanish Bible Study, 7p, MH

    May 30: SJS last day! Have a wonderful summer!

    Jun 4: Worship Cmte. Mtg. 7p, 8th gr rm.

    Jun 5: Saints in Action: 6:30p, 8th gr rm.

    Jun 6: Scott Co. last day! Have a wonderful summer!

    Jun 9: Double Nickel Fun Bunch, 6-8p, Bossy Barn

    Jul 13-18: Totus Tuus Program at St. John School

    Jr./Sr. High — Sun-Thu, 7-9p Grade School — Mon-Fri, 9a-2:30p

    See Totus Tuus flyer insert for more information and registration!

    COUNTERS FOR MAY 27: J. & D. Schweitzer, J. Ziegler

    May 31 @ 4:00p (SF) Eucharistic Ministers: D. Clark, C. Dziubakowski Lectors: R. Hamilton, G. Nzabanita

    May 31 @ 6:30p (SJ) Sacristan: T. Stout Greeters: S. Craft, T. Fister Servers: T. Stout, M. & M. Drummond Eucharistic Ministers: K. Stout, S. True, J. Coburn, H. Fister, M. NeCamp Lectors: S. Drummond, C. Olsen

    June 1 @ 8:00a (SJ) Sacristan: R. A. Strohm Greeters: L. Oser, M. Bell Servers: M. & H. Britsch, N. Mayer Eucharistic Ministers: G. & P. deCastro, M. Wiedemann, C. & J. Kaulig Lectors: N. & B. Sebring

    June 1 @ 10:30a (SJ) Sacristan: K. Dahl Greeters: T. Johnson, III, E. Essig Servers: M. & C. Dahl, N. Armentano Eucharistic Ministers: L. Berry, M. Andres, S. & P. Manion, J. Noffsinger Lectors: C. Tackett, B. Conklin

    Homebound Ministers: Olsen, Noll

    SS. FRANCIS & JOHN CATHOLIC PARISH MAY 25, 2014

    HAVE A SAFE AND BLESSED MEMORIAL DAY

    MEMORIAL DAY MASS TIME CHANGE Due to the holiday, Monday, May 26 Mass will be held at 10a instead of 5:30p at St. John Church. Take time to salute and remember those who served our nation.

    The following question was asked, then answered by Paul Sirimongkhon, our Communications Manger.

    Q. WHAT IS THE FUNCTION OF THE COMMUNICATIONS PERSON? A. As a part-time Communications Manager, I work remotely from home on certain week nights and weekends managing/updating, and maintaining the Parish website, and on occasion, the school websites. My primary focus recently has been to redesign both websites and the Bulletin. I work closely with Maggie, Terri, and Father Linh to keep pertinent information on the websites as current as possible uploading and posting forms, information, and media such as photos and videos. Every Thursday-Friday, I work with Maggie to ensure the main communication gets out effectively and in a timely manner using Constant Contact E-mail marketing/blasts. Between the office staff and myself, we try to update the email list quarterly. If you are not currently receiving these email blasts, it means we probably don't have your email address in our database. If you wish to be added, please email or call the office ([email protected] or 502-863-3404).

    Stay tuned for more questions and answers coming soon! Feel free to submit questions that you have. Pulse of the Parish Boxes can be found upon tables as you enter the front door of each church.

    GENTLE REMINDERS Keep using those KROGER CARDS! 4 % goes back to the school!

    SCRIP CARDS will still be sold throughout the summer—don't forget to get them for your summer excursions!

    Recycling efforts earned SJS a 4th place finish NATIONWIDE & $2,000! Thanks for your support! Remember to recycle!

    IT’S THRIFT SALE TIME We need your help! Please consider donating any unwanted items, or yard

    sale leftovers to the Double Saints Thrift Sale! You can drop off items every Monday evening

    from 5:30pm-7:30pm, at Bossy Barn (3159 Newtown Pike, Gtown). For pickup arrangements, email: [email protected] or call 502-316-1146.

    Your donation is tax deductible! Thank you for your support of this year's Double Saints Thrift Sale!

    THRIFT SALE is SATURDAY, AUGUST 16 from 7A-12P!

    GOAL TO RAISE MONEY FOR GUTTERS AT BARN DEEMED A SUCCESS!

    “A sincere thanks to all members of Ss. Francis & John parish for their support last weekend to raise the money necessary to purchase gutters, downspouts and drain tile for the barn. My goal was to raise $2,800 and, through your generosity, we collected $3,200. Be assured that the extra money will be used to put the “finishing touches” on the project if needed. Thanks again for your support. Sincerely, Larry Oser, SSFJ parishioner”

    PRAY especially for those currently serving in our Military: Capt. Matthew Brown, Capt. Stephen Carter, Capt. Chelsea Carter, Mjr. Jon Kovach, Sgt. James Parker, Ensign Alexandra Walters, 1st Lt. Anthony Walters, & Lcpl. Joseph Whelan.

  • STEWARDSHIP CORNER

    HAPPY BIRTHDAY

    May 25: Bedo Del Valle, Veronica Fulton, Jessica Ringlein, & Emery Yount; May 26: Nicholas Armentano, Mikey Orlando, & Hannah Pendleton; May 27: Kristen Brett, Mike Hudgins, & Annabelle Ying; May 28: Mary Ellen Kolles, & Dylan Perez-Rivera; May 29: Abigail Adams, Maddie Bisotti, Lauren Conrad, Quinton Frost, Kaylan Herzog & Olivia Lambros; May 30: Tara Casey, Larry Caudill, Kathleen Doth, & Benjamin Music; May 31: Ciara Farrell, Lillian Morgan, & Tammy VanSteenbergh!

    MAY 25, 2014 SIXTH SUNDAY OF EASTER

    SPANISH MINISTRY

    Congratulations 1st Communicants!

    Adolfo Bravo Adrianna Bravo

    Alex Bravo Cristina Bravo

    Jose Bravo Marta Bravo

    Maria Luisa Calderon Pedro Campos Windy Campos

    Albert Cortez Guadalupe Cortez

    Annel Cruz Montserrat Cruz

    Alejandro Fuentes Ashley Fuentes Jorge Fuentes Mario Fuentes

    Adriel Garcia-Avila Miguel Garcia-Avila Carlos Adan Gomez

    Junior Gonzalez Yian Ortiz

    James Pennington Isabel Quintana

    Kimberly Quintana Manuel Ramirez

    Leslie Ruiz Nancy Ruiz

    Ronaldo Ruiz Angela Vieyra Oscar Vieyra

    STEWARDSHIP CORNER In today's Gospel we go back in time as we listen to Jesus as He gives instructions at the Last Supper. His words speak to all of us as He is preparing us to be sent out into the world to proclaim the Good News. The gift of the Holy Spirit is poured out upon the entire community of faith to do this work, not just a few. No one is to be excluded. Are we inclusive of everyone in our community? Are there those we wish to exclude because we don't like them? In the name of our Lord Jesus Christ what do we intend to do about it?

    BOLETIN EN ESPANOL DEL 25 DE MAYO DE LA IGLESIA DE ST JOHN Celebracion de la misa en Espanol todos los Domingos a las 12:30

    COMITE HISPANO DE ST. JOHN Cordinador General : Lissette Nieto 801-706-3025 Asistente Isidro Rocha 859-552-8784

    Cordinador de Lectores: Guadalupe Naranjo 859-621-7517 y Isidro Rocha 859-552-8784

    SI QUIERES PERTENECER AL GRUPO DE LECTORES COMUNICATE CON GPE. NARANJO

    Cordinador de ministros de la eucaristia: Juan Carlos Naranjo

    Ministerio de Bienvenida: Francisco Nieto, Jose Ruiz, Rafael Garcia, Juan Perez

    PIZZA PARTY PARA LOS JOVENES EN LOS GRADOS 6-12 DOMINGO 25 DE MAYO, DESPUES DE MISA

    TOTUS TUUS : UN PROGRAMA DE CATHESISMO DE VERANO QUE SE LLEVARA A CABO EN NUESTRA PARROQUIA DEL 13-18 DE JULIO PARA NINOS Y ADOLECENTES EN LOS GRADOS 1-6 Y 7-12 INPARTIDO POR UN EQUIPO ENTUSIASTA DE ESTUDIANTES DE UNIVERSIDAD Y SEMINARISTAS.

    CON UN COSTO DE $25.00 PARA EL PROGRAMA DE DIA, GRADOS 1-6 $15.00 PARA EL PROGRAMA DE LA NOCHE PARA LOS GRADOS 7-12, REGISTRATE ANTES DEL 25 DE JUNIO

    Ministerio de musica: El coro se reune todos los Martes a las 7:00 en St John

    Para mas informacion comunicate con Liset Nieto 801-706-3025

    MINISTERIO DE LITURGIA 25 de Mayo Sacristan: Carmen Garcia y Guadalupe Ortiz

    Ministros de Eucaristia — Consuelo Iniguez, Juan Carlos Naranjo, Cecilia Chavarria

    1a lectura --Rocio Canales Salmo--------Hilda Campos 2a lectura---Rosy Ramirez Peticiones---Pilar Vazquez ADORACION AL SANTISIMO: Jueves todo el dia, un grupo de la comunidad hispana se reune para adoracion al santisimo de 8.00 a 9.00 pm ACONPANANOS

    INFORMACION GENERAL: Preparacion de matrimonios: comuniquense con nosotros 6 meses antes de la boda. Preparacion para baitismos: Mas información en los siguientes boletines Preparacion para la primera comunion: Mas información en los siguientes boletines Preparacion para quinceaneras: La proxima fecha se avisara con antisipacion.

    Para mayor informacion comunicate con Carmen Garcia 502-370-8539

    Intenciones de la misa del Domingo 25 de Mayo: Por la unidad de toda la parroquia

    LISTA DE ORACIONES: Si te gustaria que se pidiera en oracion por ti o por algun miembro de tu familia comunicate a la oficina de la parroquia con Terri 502-863-3404 o [email protected]

    INTENCIONES DE MISAS: a partir del proximo Domingo escibe el nombre de la persona por la que quieres pedir en misa en uno de los sobres que hay en la mesita de la entrada, incluye $5.00 DONACION por la misa CIERRALO y depositalo en la canasta de las limosnas.

    Si quieres ayuda en Espanol llama a Leticia Milliken 502-603-2081 o Rocio Quijano 859-433-3181.

    Happy Mother’s Day!

    May 11 12:30p Mass

  • SS. FRANCIS & JOHN CATHOLIC PARISH MAY 25, 2014

    U.S. FLAG RETIREMENT AND BLESSING CEREMONY! As the Diocesan Cemetery, Calvary, celebrates its 140th Anniversary this year, it is pleased to help host, along with Boy Scout Troop 282 of Mary Queen of the Holy Ro-sary Catholic Church, a U.S. Flag Retirement and Blessing Ceremony on Sat., June 14 at 10 A.M. at 874 West Main St. in Lexington, rain or shine. Please bring your old Flag to the Ceremony to be retired, or if you cannot personally attend, you may drop them off at the Calvary office. Please bring your new Flag to be blessed to the Ceremony. If you are bringing a new Flag to the Ceremony to be blessed, please contact Mr. John Tomecek at 859-433-5646 and let him know; thank you. Light refreshments will be provided. All are welcome to attend!

    COMMUNITY & DIOCESAN INFORMATION

    LCHS CASINO NIGHT FOR BOYS SOCCER Please join us for an evening of games, cocktails, appetizers, a silent auction and a reverse draw with a prize of $1,000! Tickets are $20/person in advance or $30/person at the door, Saturday, May 31, 2014, doors open at 7:30 p.m. Reverse Drawing at 8:30 p.m. Silent Auction Closes at 10:00 p.m. Lexington Catholic Alumni Gym, 2250 Clays Mill Road, Lexington, KY 40503. More info:www.lexingtoncatholic.com. License #ORG-0000237.

    CONCERT INVITATION AT FIRST CHRISTIAN

    First Christian Church of Georgetown will host a concert on Sunday, June 1st, 2014 at 6:00 pm in the sanctuary. The concert will feature the rarely performed Niles-Merton songs, with poetry by Thomas Merton, the well known author and Trappist monk of the Abbey of Gethsemani (a monastery near Bardstown, Kentucky). The poems of Merton are associated with topics of wisdom, religion, anti-war, and inspiration of nature. The songs will be performed by mezzo-soprano, Dr. Sherri Phelps, who is a Kentucky native and Julliard graduate. Dr Phelps holds a D.M.A. From University of Kentucky. Her accompaniments will be played by Dr. Rachel Taylor, who is a piano instructor at EKU and is the organist at First Christian Church. The concert is free and open to the public.

    AMEN HOUSE DONATIONS Demand for assistance with food remains at an all time high. The AMEN House appreciates so much your assistance in keeping our shelves stocked with food. Your food assignment for this quarter is: Mixed Vegetables, Tuna, Spaghetti-O’s, Spaghetti Sauce, Peanut Butter. Thank you and God bless you! Scott United Ministries

    LCHS RUN WITH THE KNIGHT 5K AND 1 MILE FUN RUN/WALK Register now for our upcoming 5K at Greenbrier Country Club on June 16th at 7:00 pm. Proceeds benefit LCHS Tuition Assistance Endowment, the LCHS Service Club and Greenhouse 17. Learn more at this website: https://runsignup.com/Race/KY/Lexington/RunForTheKnight5K1MileFunRunWalk. If you would like information on sponsoring this event, contact Delaine Thiel:[email protected]

    LEXINGTON CATHOLIC YOUTH SOCCER CAMP June 2-June 5, 9:00 AM-12:00 PM, Cost for the week is $100 Boys and girls, ages 6-14

    Call or email Kathleen at (859)433-7307, [email protected], [email protected] A brochure is available at www.lexingtoncatholic.com (summer camps).

    ADMINISTRATOR OPPORTUNITY Good Shepherd Catholic School has an immediate opening for a visionary educational leader for the 2014-2015 school year. Good Shepherd has a beautiful new facility which includes an outstanding athletic facility. They serve students PK-8 and share a wonderful new media center which includes iPads and traditional workstations.

    The current enrolment is 165, which reflects an increase. Projections indicate a continued increase in students over the next five years. The school enjoys a seasoned, well educated and very caring staff. The campus also includes a beautiful church and a new parish office building.

    Please email your resume to Tim Weaver, Superintendent of Schools at: [email protected] The job posting will close on May 30, 2014.

    “BABY OF MINE” FATHER/DAUGHTER DANCE

    Birthright of Lexington cordially invites you to “Baby of Mine” Father/Daughter Dance on Friday, June 13 from 6-8p at Sts. Peter and Paul School. Contact [email protected] or 859-277-2635 for more info.

    Fr. Louis Guardiola, C.P.M of the Fathers of Mercy's Eucharistic Adoration Apostolate in conjunction with the Real Presence association, is helping to initiate the celebration of 10 years of Perpetual Eucharistic Adoration at the Cathedral of Christ the King on Saturday, June 21...starting with 8a Mass, then a two hour program that starts at 9:15a at the downstairs Parish Life Center, that will be complete refreshment for body and soul! As with any celebration, the more the merrier!

    A DIVINE AFFAIR Friday, June 6, 2014 7-10p The Carrick House, Lexington

    $75 per person / $1,200 per table

    Visit www.CatholicCharitiesLexington.org for details!

    MEMORIAL DAY! Calvary Cemetery, 874 W. Main St. in Lexington is, for the 2nd year, offering a way to honor our military through the Catholic Cemetery Conference’s national program, “Serving God and Country: Memorial Day Salute to Our Heroes”. A Tribute Board & Prayer Box will be available under cover on the Gatehouse front porch, from May 17th through June 1, for visitors and Calvary families to post pictures, mementos, wishes, prayers, and/or comments for their deceased military loved ones. Please join us in honoring “Our Heroes”!

  • MAY 25, 2014 SIXTH SUNDAY OF EASTER

    TOTUS TUUS AT ST. JOHN SCHOOL

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