Growing Liturgical Ministries, Our Lady of Manaoag Novena Schedule, and more ...
God so loved the world that he gave his only-begotten Son,
so that everyone who believes in him might have eternal life.
Happy Wednesday everyone, how are you? Did you have a good day?NEW SUNDAY MASS SCHEDULE - The NEW Sunday Mass Schedule is in effect please read the information below very carefully!First Reconciliation - Congratulations to our Second Graders in the School and Religious Ed program on receiving the Sacrament of Reconciliation for the first time today! Continue to pray for these young lads on their journey toward First Eucharist next month!
Parish Liturgical Ministries - Spring is a time for growing … and we are asking you to help us grow our Parish Liturgical Ministries! We are looking for Altar Servers, Choir members and instrumentalists, Greeters, Lectors, and Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion FROM BOTH CHURCHES, and in ALL languages! If you have ever thought about any of these ministries, or if you were one in the past, please pray on it, and consider joining. Contact Michael White, the Director of Liturgy & Music, or see him after Mass if you are interested.
Spring Movie Event - The viewing and discussion of Season TWO of "The Chosen" begins next week Monday or Tuesday. See below for more info ...
Feast of Our Lady of Manaoag - The nine day novena for the Feast of Our Lady of Manaoag will begin tomorrow, Thursday, April 20th. See the flyer below for the full schedule, and join us on Saturday, April 29th for the Feast Day Mass and procession.
REVISED BCAP Food Pantry needs - Just a reminder that donating to the Food Pantry isn't a one time thing. Food and other necessities are CONSTANTLY needed. See below for our most current needs.
MASKS are still OPTIONAL, BUT ... With Covid and the Flu on the rise, please use your best judgement when it comes to your own safety and the safety of others, and do not come to church if you are feeling ill.As always, be kind and respectful to one another if the person choses or not to wear a mask. Remember, we're all in this together!
Parish Forms on the Website - https://www.carloacutisparish.org/parish-forms.html Did you know that many of our forms and requests are on our website? Inquiring about a Baptism ... Need a copy of your Baptismal Certificate ... Want to schedule your wedding? It's all on our website! Simply fill out the form and we'll get back to ya.
Prayers for the Sick - Both in the Sunday Bulletin, and here in the Weekly Newsletter, we list the names of those who are in sick and in need of our prayers. If you would like to add you someone's name to the sick list, please email the Parish Office. Please also email us when it's ok to remove them from the sick list. This helps to ensure our list is up to date.
We hope to see you at one of the Masses this weekend, wear a mask or not, and don't forget to bring a friend or two!!
God Bless, see you in Church!
Michael White, Director of Music and Liturgy AND Weekly Newsletter Editor
Blessed Carlo Acutis Parish Mission Statement
We are a multicultural, intergenerational Catholic parish community of people who through the help of the Eucharist, are on the journey to learning about, celebrating, serving and proclaiming our faith in the Risen Jesus.
Our vision is transforming spirits, hearts and minds.
We are welcoming, learning, believing, serving, celebrating,
understanding, sharing, diverse, community and focused on quality.
1). To have vibrant, welcoming liturgies.
2). To be an evangelizing community.
3). To reach out to youth.
4). To provide social justice education and outreach to the poor.
Client Choice Food Pantry Revised March 15, 2023
Please see the updated list of needs...
IN ADDITION TO FOOD ... Because peoples needs are more than just food, we are now collecting the following (new or gently used) items for our Immigrant brothers and sisters. Coats, Winter Clothes, Jeans, Shoes, Blankets, Towels, Sheets, Pots/Pans, and Utensils.
You can drop off any donations to 2517 W. Logan blvd between the hours of 9-3 pm M-F, or on Sundays in the bins at the back of the church.
“Continuously ask your guardian angel for help.
Your guardian angel has to become your best friend.”
Pope Francisis cautioning people not to get accustomed to the war in Ukraine, and is calling for the faithful to keep those suffering "this tragic reality" in our hearts and prayers. "The thought of the people of Ukraine, afflicted by war, should remain vivid in our hearts." Please continue to pray for them.
Online Book of Intentions
Praying for each other's intentions is an important part of our parish life. If you would like the parish to pray for your intention, please write the intention in a sentence or two in this Online "Book of Intentions." These intentions will be remembered in our intercessions at our Sunday masses.Click HERE
Please pray for the Sick of our Parish
Fr. Paul Reicher, Martha Ibarra, Doreen Maneely, Anna Mann, Nicole Vilches, Karel O’Brien,Angela Rivera, Mary Anne Sedey, Linda Klickmann, Barbara Durbin, Danny Olivero, Junior Burgos, Dolores Kryszak, Joseph Price, Teresa Ellison, Tallulah Andresen, Robert Bauer, Antionette Krerowicz, Ana Flores, Apolonio Alarcon, Antonio de Vera, Patricio A. Yanez Guerra, Manglio Bonilla Gail, Jason & Family, Daniel Brady, Cyndi De Lira, Carolyn S. Duckunue, Transito Alvarez, Frances Alequin, Alejandro Carmona, Sophie Hernan, Eleanor Jura, Monika Kloniecka, Joseph Wyse, Verena Tonnesen, Berenice Sosnowski, Nick Jurado, Jackie Schuman, Terry Brady, Salomea Olszewska, Hertha Runowski, Angie Schuman, John Graff, Joseph Murphy, Linda Riske, Margaret Flisiak, Jazzmyne Aguilar, Hailey Marose, Sarah Ellison, Nancy Idaszak, Sally Cox, Daniel Salas, Eleanor Rylko, Nancy, Brian, Jimmy Denges, & Crystal Mohetano.
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