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St. Boniface Martyr Roman Catholic Church Established 1898

Serving the people of God in the communities of Sea Cliff ~ Glenwood Landing ~ Glen Head ~ Glen Cove “We are a pilgrim people on a journey toward the Kingdom of God.” Fr. Robert A. Romeo, Pastor

“The Advocate, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in my name, will teach you everything and remind you of all that I told you.” ( John 14:23-29 )

The Sixth Sunday of Easter May 5 , 2013


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Daily Mass Sunday Masses Holy Day Masses: Special Intentions Mass

8am in the chapel Saturday: 5pm Vigil Sunday: 8am, 10:15am 5pm Vigil; 8am & 7pm 5pm first Saturday of month

Sixth Sunday of Easter, May 5 Acts 15:1-2, 22-29; Rev 21:10-14, 22-23; Jn 14:23-29

The bread, wine, candles and sanctuary lamp were donated in memory of George Rieger by the Stratford Family. 5pm Intentions: Jane Young, Hans Edlinger Rose & John McCarthy, William Desmond, Antoinette Lotito, Anna Marie Conti, Nellie Trotta, 8am Mass Intention: Parishioners 10:15am Mass Intention: Helen Wareham

Sixth Sunday of Easter: May 5 5pm Vigil Lectors: Ministers:

Fr. Bob Blanche & Eric Tyrkko Kathleen Van Bloem Irma & Bill Berkley, Eileen Bowersock

8am Lector: Ministers:

Fr. Azubuike Jovanna Lemonda Lorraine Petschauer, Marie Agosta Laura Andrysiak, Ana Arellano

10:15am Lector: Child Liturgy: Ministers:

Fr. Bob Irene Harris Deacon Tom Fox Scott Whitting, Loretta Zahner Donna Calamis, Joyce Capozzi Susan Castelli, Laureen Feehan

Monday, May 6 (Ronald Kerr) Acts 16:11-15; John 15:26-16:4a 8am Mass Celebrant: Fr. Azubuike Tuesday, May 7 (Ronald Kerr) Acts 16:22-34; John 16:5-11 8am Mass Celebrant: Fr. Azubuike Wednesday, May 8 Acts 17:15, 22-18:1; John 16:12-15 8am Mass (Fred Kutch); Celebrant: Fr. Bob 5pm Vigil (George Rieger) Celebrant: Fr. Bob Ascension Thursday, May 9 (Holy Day) Acts 1:1-11; Eph 1:17-23 or Heb9:24-28; 10:19-23; Luke 24:46-53 8am Mass (Barbara Grella); Celebrant Fr. Bob 7pm Mass (Ronald Kerr); Celebrant: Fr. Bob Friday, May 10 (Irene Fullan) Memorial of St. Damien de Veuster, priest Acts 18:9-18; John 16:20-23 8am Mass Celebrant: Fr. Bob Saturday, May 11 (Yvonne Dwan) Acts 18:23-28; John 16:23b-28 8am Mass: Celebrant Fr. Bob 5pm Vigil Mass Intention: Edward R. Nienstedt 5pm Celebrant: Fr. Azubuike

First Banns of Marriage Diane Wren, St. Boniface Church, Sea Cliff James Rhatigan, Our Lady of Victory, Floral Park

RENEW & RESTORE THE HOUSE OF GOD “Lord, I love the House in which You dwell” Ps. 76:8

We have just completed the first year of our capital campaign and have reached $1,150,217 in pledges!!

Total amount paid to date $722,000.00 Payments are due as follows: Monthly payments are due on/before April 30, 2013. Second Quarter Payment for 2013 is due on/ before June 30, 2013. Annual Payments are due December 31st, 2013. Credit Cards Payments continue to be processed the last day of each month. If your credit card expiration date is soon we will be contacting you. It is not too late to participate in the Campaign!! There is still time to enroll! Please don’t hesitate to contact us with any questions. Kindly leave a message at the Parish Office or email We are extremely appreciative of your generosity and your continued efforts to satisfy your pledged amount Thank you! The Campaign Committee

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PLEASE PRAY FOR OUR DECEASED Please pray for those who have entered into eternal life. Placement of names on the sick list must be requested by an immediate family member through Fr. Bob. Names will be announced at weekend Masses for 3 weeks; then listed in the bulletin only.

Martha Anna, Mae Caffney, Caesar Cavese, John Cini, Ro D'Alessandro, Rose DeRosa, William J. Dobrowski, Anthony Grasso, Anthony Grella Jr., Sandra Haberle, Carol Hartney, Baby Jack, Cecelia Johnson, Janine D. Kelly, Carmen Listro, Carol MacGuffin Langstroth, Peter McCarthy, Baby Max, James Molloy, Catherine Mortell, Mike Napoli, Baby Ouin O’Shea, Luz Payano, Kathleen Quinn, Jeanne Riccardo, Maria Santoli, Gloria Weis, Priscilla Waltz, Lillian Weber, Carolann White.

STEWARDSHIP . . . A WAY OF LIFE Thank you for your Financial Stewardship of $8407 last week. This week there will be a second collection for Catholic Elementary Schools. Thank you for your generosity!

PRAYER GROUP Mondays 7:30pm in the Chapel. All welcome. Come and bring a friend! Call John & Rosemary Murello at 676-2767 for more information.

CATHOLIC DAUGHTERS First Tuesdays of the Month 11am. Catholic women 18 years or over welcome. Call Margaret Evans at 801-3778 for information.

ST. BONIFACE HOLY HOUR AND BENEDICTION Wednesdays at 2pm in the Chapel.

PRAYER VIGIL FOR THE SICK Thursdays 7pm -7:30pm in the Chapel ST. BONIFACE BIBLE STUDY Thursdays 7:30pm in the Parish Center. All are welcome. Call 676-2767 for details. Lieutenant Melissa Buffa & Lieutenant Travis Buffa Petty Officer Keith Cano USCG Lance CPL Matthew B. Christman Flight Lieutenant Joseph Doyle Jake A. Hojnowski, Sailor E-3, US Navy Lance CPL Gregory Knox Captain Brett Korade, USN Lieutenant (Junior Grade) Brian McMenamin Lieutenant (Junior Grade) Ian McMenamin Private First Class Joshua McMillan Ensign Michael R. Ragusa, USN Lieutenant Drew Whitting, USN Captain Christina Merrick-Wright Captain Bradley Wright, US Army .

THE CHAPLET OF DIVINE MERCY Fridays 3pm in the Chapel “Be merciful, just as your Father is merciful,” from Saint Faustina’s diary. BINGO! Fridays 7:15pm at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Glen Cove. All proceeds go to charity, including our St. Boniface Outreach Program.

MIRACULOUS MEDAL NOVENA Saturdays after 8am Mass in the Chapel with the veneration of the relic of St. Catherine Labore.

5% DONATION “Your plenty at the present time should supply their needs so that their surplus may in turn one day supply your need.” (II Cor 8:14) If you have any “plenty” left over, please place it in an envelope marked “For Special Assistance” and Fr. Bob will make sure it is given to those “to supply their need." PLEASE PRAY about this and see what Jesus is calling you to do.

LAY CARMELITES OF BLESSED TITUS BRANDSMA Third Saturdays 9am in the Parish Center Call Flora at 656-9375 or Pat at 887-7265 for details.

ROSARY Mondays-Saturdays after 8am Mass in the Chapel. Check Bishop Murphy’s blog at

St. Boniface Martyr Blood Drive

SUNDAY, MAY 12 St. Boniface Gym Your donation will help to save up to 3 lives. Our community hospitals need your help. Please share this lifesaving gift! Thank you!

Eligibility Criteria:      

Bring ID with signature or photo Minimum weight 110 pounds Age 16-75 (16 year olds need parental permission). Age 76+ need a doctor’s note). Eat well (low fat) and drink fluids No tattoos for the past 12 months.

Questions concerning medical eligibility call 1-800-688-0900.

New York Blood Center For more information or to schedule an appointment, please contact: Suzanne Piszczatowski at 516-697-6190

FEAST RAFFLE Tickets for the raffle are available at the Parish Center and will be on sale after each Mass this weekend. The price of a ticket is $25.00. The drawing will be held at Tappen Beach on Sunday, May 19th at 5 PM. Cash prizes are two $1,000; two $500 and ten $100.

Mothers’ Club Reunion The St. Boniface Mothers’ Club reunion luncheon will be held Friday,

May 10th at the Sea Cliff Yacht Club from 12pm3pm. For reservations or more information, please call Ann Brady at 631-765-5047 or Jean Stratford at 671-2437.

Bagels, Belief and Beyond

Please join Fr. Bob for “Bagels, Beliefs and Beyond”, an informal gathering to discuss any teaching of the Church. Ask any questions you might have regarding faith practices. We will gather after the 10:15am Sunday Mass on June 9, June 23 and June 30 in the Parish Center Chapel. Grab a cup of coffee in the Church vestibule after Mass and join us!


Pastoral Team


Pastor: Fr. Robert A. Romeo E-mail:

The High School Youth Group will meet this Sunday, May 5th from 6pm-8pm in the youth center. All are welcome. We will not meet next week, May 12 (Mother’s Day). Join us on May 19th from 6pm-8pm at Tappen Beach after the Feast at the Shore. We will not meet on May 26th (Memorial Day). All 8th to 12th graders are welcome to our Teen Mass on June 2nd. For an updated schedule of youth group events please join our Facebook page ‘St. Boniface Martyr Youth Group or email the youth minister Chris at

St. Vincent de Paul Society In the Gospel today, Jesus says to us: “Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you.” By your gift to the Society of St. Vincent de Paul you also say to those who are poor: “Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you.” Thank you for all your support! Furniture and financial donations are always welcome. You are too! Come join the St. Vincent de Paul Society and become a communal part of your parish. Call 822-3132.

FKG j|ÇÇxÜá April 27: $25 Malinda Niper, Middletown, NY April 28: $25 Justyne Passarelli, Glen Head April 29: $25 Aisling Mary Sullivan, Glen Cove April 30: $25 Eric & Blanche Tyrkko, Glen Head End-of-Month $100: Tish & Tim Warner, East Northport May 1 $25 Christian Saavedra, Floral Park May 2 : $25 Katherine Miller, Glen Head May 3: $25 Eleanor Dougherty, Sea Cliff Tickets are in the church vestibule & parish center.

Collection for Catholic Schools The second collection this week is in support of All Saints Regional Catholic School and the Tomorrow’s Hope Foundation. Tomorrow’s Hope provides tuition assistance to students in need attending Catholic elementary schools and grants directly to schools to offset general expenses. Please be as generous as you can. Thank you.

In Residence: Fr. Azubuike Deacon Tom Fox: Music: Jeffrey Schneider E-mail: All Saints Regional Catholic School (ASR) Principal: The Very Reverend Dom Elias Carr, Can. Reg. Joanne Fitzgerald, Dean 12 Pearsall Avenue, Glen Cove, NY 11542 (516) 676-0762. Wesite: Religious Education: Karen Croce Phone: (516) 671-0418; E-mail: Youth Ministry: Chris Mandato Email: Parish Outreach: Jerry Moran & Kevin O’Shea Parish Center. Wednesdays & Saturdays. 10 am-1pm Phone: (516) 676-0676. Business & Finance: Eileen Krieb E-mail: Administration: Joan Schiller E-mail: Bulletin Editor: Julie Byrne. E-mail:

Deadline: Mondays at noon.

Webmaster: Robert Lynch Website: Maintenance: Anacleto Rivera: 516-676-0676 Parish Center: 145 Glen Avenue, Sea Cliff, NY 11579 (516) 676-0676 / Fax: (516) 674-6742 E-mail: / Office Hours: 9am-12:30pm & 1:30pm-4:30pm, Monday-Friday Parish Registration: We welcome all new members of our parish family. We ask all parishioners to welcome and invite new neighbors and their families to become a part of St. Boniface Martyr Parish. Parish registration (census) forms available by the main doors of the church and in the parish office for new members. Please return completed forms to the parish office. Baptism: Parents wishing to present a child for Baptism should be registered members of St. Boniface Martyr Parish. Parents are required to have a Baptism Preparation Interview and attend a Baptism class. Baptisms are celebrated on the last Sunday of the month. Godparents must be fully initiated members of the Catholic Church (having received the sacraments of Baptism, Confirmation and Eucharist), and provide a sponsor certificate. Please call 6760676 to pre-arrange. Marriage: Couples wishing to be married should call the parish office before any other arrangements are made. A minimum of six months is needed for marriage preparations. Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA): An ongoing process of formation for those who ever wonder if they should become “Catholic”. If interested, call Fr. Bob at 676-0676. Reconciliation (Confession): Saturdays 4pm-4:45pm in church.



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St. Boniface Martyr Parish Bulletin May 5, 2013  

St. Boniface Martyr Parish Bulletin May 5, 2013

St. Boniface Martyr Parish Bulletin May 5, 2013  

St. Boniface Martyr Parish Bulletin May 5, 2013