CHRIST THE KING CHURCH SUNDAY MASS
SUNDAY, MARCH 31, 2013
The Church is opened at 8:30am on Sundays.
SUNDAYS 9:00am, 10:30am and 12:00pm
The Church is opened at 8:30am on Weekdays.
Mondays - Saturdays 9:00am
REV. WILLIAM LUCIANO PASTOR
REV. GEORGE OBENG-YEBOAH-ASUAMAH PAROCHIAL VICAR
HOLYDAY MASS As announced inside the bulletin, prior to the Holyday.
THE SACRAMENT OF CONFESSION Saturdays from 4:15pm to 4:45 pm and by appointment.
MILL HILL FATHERS REV. BRIAN COFFEY, M.H.M. REV. TERENCE LEE, M.H.M. WEEKEND ASSOCIATES
Weekdays following the 9:00am Mass
MIRACULOUS MEDAL NOVENA Mondays following the 9:00am Mass
CENACLE OF LIFE ROSARY Mondays 7:00pm to 8:00pm
CHRIST THE KING RECTORY 740 North Broadway, Yonkers, NY 10701 Phone 914-963-7474 Fax 914-963-7548
email@example.com Rectory Office Hours (M-F) 9:30am – 4:30pm
RELIGIOUS EDUCATION RELIGIOUS EDUCATION PROGRAM SACRAMENTAL PROGRAM Office: Lower Rectory
Phone 914-963-7474 Fax 914-963-7548
firstname.lastname@example.org Coordinator: MRS. MARY M. ROSE
PARISH MEMBERSHIP To be considered active members of Christ the King Parish each family & single adult must: - BE PROPERLY REGISTERED - ATTEND SUNDAY MASS AT OUR CHURCH - REGULARLY USE OUR PARISH ’ S WEEKLY DONATION ENVELOPES This is the only way the parish can issue documents attesting to parish membership and Catholic practice. ( EG . A CERTIFICATE TO BE A GODPARENT OR SPONSOR ) New parishioners are requested to visit the parish office.
PRAYER GROUP Tuesdays (September-June) 1:30pm – 2:30pm
PRO-LIFE ROSARY First Saturdays 9:30am
DIVINE MERCY HOLY HOUR First Saturdays 3:00pm to 4:00pm
THE SACRAMENT OF BAPTISM Registration for the Sacrament of Baptism takes place by meeting with a priest. The child’s Birth Certificate is necessary at the time of registration. GODPARENTS MUST PRESENT
SPONSOR CERTIFICATES, SIGNED BY THE PASTOR OF THE CHURCH THEY ATTEND, WHICH STATE THAT THEY ARE PRACTICING CATHOLICS. No date for Baptism
can be made until the Sponsor Certificates are handed in. Parents, and Godparents, are required to attend one instructional class. PARENTS MUST BE REGISTERED PARISHIONERS OF CHRIST THE KING CHURCH.
THE SACRAMENT OF MARRIAGE Preliminary arrangements should be made at least one year prior to the proposed date of marriage. COUPLES MUST BE REGISTERED MEMBERS OF OUR PARISH and speak to a parish priest to enroll in marriage preparatory courses and schedule the use of the Church.
STEWARDSHIP Give, and it will be given to you. A good measure, pressed down, shaken together & running over, will be poured into your lap. For with the measure you use, it will be measured to you.
MASS INTENTIONS S ,M 31 UNDAY
EASTEROF THE SUNDAY RESURRECTION OF THE LORD
Luke 6:38 7:30pm
OUR SUNDAY COLLECTION
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THE PRAYER LIST Please Pray for:
MARTHA BRAY MARY CLEARY EDITH M. COUGHLIN LAURA DESANTIS ROBERT DIPADOVA, SR. KEVIN DONOHUE DANNY FLEMING NORAH HOLIC JOAN KELLY MARY LOTZ ARLENE MARRA SUZETTE MEDINA WILLIAM MEGINN SUZANNE MICHAELS CHARLES MOONEY RITA MOORE-CAREY BART PANESSA JOE POPOVIC CHRISTINE PRACA TESSA SANTIGATE FRANCIS SCHAEFER HERBERT J. SMITH JOSEPHINE SWIST BERNICE SUTCH JOANNE UZZI FRANK SZELIGA GINA WHELAN THOSE WHO ARE ILL US MILITARY & THEIR FAMILIES OUR PRIESTS RELIGIOUS BROTHERS & SISTERS and our Holy Father POPE FRANCIS
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THE SANCTUARY LAMP burns in Loving Memory of
Vincenzo DelBene through the kindness of
THE EASTER VIGIL
EASTER MASS EASTER MASS EASTER MASS
MONDAY, APRIL 1st Monday within the Octave of Easter 9:00am GERALDINE LUCIANO
ADDINO FAMILY GEORGE BERNACCHIA BALL & JORDAN FAMILIES BIERWIRTH & GOREY FAMILIES GERRY CAMPBELL FLORENCE CARAGINE JOHN & JUDY CONNOLLY GERARDO CUADRASAL EUGENE CURCIO CATHERINE & MICHAEL ENNIS THOMAS FISCELLA FOLEY, WALL & O’DONNELL FAMILIES FORGOTTEN SOULS IN PURGATORY MICHAEL KRUSZYNSKI THOMAS LYNCH BRENDAN D. MAGNER FRANCES MAILMAN KATHERINE MCCARTHY ANN & GERARD MOLONY PEGGY MOYNIHAN KATHERINE “ZSA ZSA” NYEMCHECK KIM R. O’DELL PARANGELO FAMILY JOSE & CLEMENTINA RIBEIRO TOBURN & ENNIS FAMILIES TOM & MARY RUTH TUOHY VICTIMS OF THE CULTURE OF DEATH ANTHONY D. & ANTHONY M. ZAPPIA ZAPPIA & FEDERICO FAMILIES
9:00am 10:30am 12:00pm
Saturday, April 27th at 9:00am
In Loving Memory of
TUESDAY, APRIL 2nd Tuesday within the Octave of Easter 9:00am CATHERINE ENNIS BIRTHDAY WEDNESDAY, APRIL 3rd Wednesday within the Octave of Easter 9:00am MICHAEL MURPHY THURSDAY, APRIL 4th Thursday within the Octave of Easter 9:00am LIAM LOGAN FIRST FRIDAY, APRIL 5th
DAY OF PENITENTIAL OBSERVANCE
Friday within the Octave of Easter
9:00am FOR AN INCREASE IN TO THE PRIESTHOOD
FIRST SATURDAY, APRIL 6th Saturday within the Octave of Easter 9:00am DONATO SACCHETTA NEXT SUNDAY, APRIL 7th
DIVINE MERCY SUNDAY Saturday 7:30pm
Sunday 9:00am 10:30am 12:00pm
THE PEOPLE OF THE PARISH ROSE DEMARCO ALAN J. O’BUCK ANNIVERSARY FRANCESCO DILISIO & FAMILY
“AND NOW LET US BEGIN THIS JOURNEY, THE BISHOP AND PEOPLE, THIS JOURNEY OF THE CHURCH OF ROME,
Eternal rest grant unto them, O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon them.
PARISH SCHEDULE MONDAY...
CENACLE OF LIFE 7:00PM
WHICH PRESIDES IN CHARITY OVER ALL THE CHURCHES, A JOURNEY OF BROTHERHOOD IN LOVE, OF MUTUAL TRUST.
LET US ALWAYS PRAY FOR ONE ANOTHER. LET US PRAY FOR THE WHOLE WORLD
THAT THERE MIGHT BE A GREAT SENSE OF BROTHERHOOD.“
~ POPE FRANCIS
PRAYER GROUP 1:30PM
CHOIR PRACTICE 7:30PM
RESPECT LIFE ROSARY 9:30AM CONFESSION 4:15PM
RELIGIOUS EDUCATION 10:00AM DIVINE MERCY HOLY HOUR 3:00PM
WHAT HAPPENED TO "FISH FRIDAYS"?
Catholics used to abstain from meat on all Fridays of the year ("Fish Fridays"), but many Catholics in the US will resume eating meat on Fridays after Easter. This is allowed by the Church as long as another form of penitential practice is observed. The "rules" were changed for American Catholics by our bishops back in the 1960's. It's important for us to fully understand those changes and the obligations they created for us as followers of Christ. Catholics set apart Friday for special penitential observance by which they gladly suffer with Christ that they may one day be glorified with Him. This is the heart of the tradition of abstinence from meat on Friday in the holy Catholic Church. The spirit of penance is that we discipline ourselves in that which we enjoy most, and for some people today abstinence from meat does not represent a true sacrifice, while renunciation of other things would be more penitential. Therefore, the Catholic bishops of the United States, motivated by the desire to give Friday penitential practice greater vitality, amended the norm of Abstinence from Meat on all Fridays. Catholics in the US may substitute a meaningful form of penance on Fridays if abstinence from meat poses no real sacrifice for them (bear in mind that many Catholics continue to observe abstinence from meat on Fridays as their choice of penitential self-denial).
FRIDAY • • •
remains a special day of penitential observance throughout the year should be within each week what Lent is within the entire year should be a day of self-denial & mortification in prayerful remembrance of the Passion of Jesus Christ
WORKS OF VOLUNTARY SELF-DENIAL & PERSONAL PENANCE RECOMMENDED TO CATHOLICS BY THE US BISHOPS [Suitable for observance of Friday Penance as well as for voluntary penitential practice at other times]
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abstinence from flesh meat abstinence from alcoholic beverages performing volunteer work in hospitals visiting the sick serving the needs of the aged and the lonely instructing the young in the Faith participating as Christians in community affairs meeting our obligations to our families, friends, neighbors/community/parishes, with a special zeal (born of the desire to add the merit of penance to the other virtues exercised in good works born of living faith)
DISCOVER YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD YONKERS ON THE MOVE introduces their free HISTORY SERIES walks designed to better acquaint you with places of interest in your neighborhood while getting you
and Yonkers on the Move. The first in the series is: "HOLY YONKERS" on Thursday, April 4th, featuring a unique walk-tour program showcasing the diversity and history of the community of faith in Yonkers. On Thursday, April 4th YOM will meet at 12:45 pm at Sacred Heart Church(110 Shonnard Pl) where Br. Roger Deguire will conduct a brief tour. Then the group will walk to St Michael's Ukrainian Catholic Church (Shonnard @ N. B'way) where a quick tour will be given by Marijka Kozicky. Then its off to Chabad Lubavitch of Yonkers (600 N. B'way) for the final tour before returning to Sacred Heart. RSVP to join them: Yonkersonthemove@yahoo.com or 924-7768
PARISH REGISTRATION If you are currently registered in our parish you should be receiving monthly envelopes. If you are not, or if the information on them is not completely correct, please call the parish office to update your information. Also - if your phone number has changed since you registered, please let us know. Please take a few moments to read the information on the bulletin cover, especially pertaining to: ~ Sponsor Certificates to be a Godparent ~ Baptizing your baby into our faith ~ Marrying in our Church 50TH WEDDING ANNIVERSARY MASS AT ST. PATRICK’S CATHEDRAL All adults in the parish should be registered under Couples celebrating their 50th Wedding Anniversary anytime during their own name. If you no longer live in our parish 2013 are invited to attend the Annual Golden Wedding Jubilee Mass but would like to stay up to date on parish life please like our parish page on Facebook. In addition with CARDINAL DOLAN at ST. PATRICK’S CATHEDRAL to our regular posts, our Sunday bulletins are posted SUNDAY, JUNE 23RD AT 2:00PM. there in pdf format each week. Pre-registration is required - call the Rectory Office at 963-7474.
Easter Sunday has broken open over us like a refreshing breeze that will lift our souls to the heavens.
DIVINE MERCY HOLY HOUR
On this glorious day, FATHER WILLIAM LUCIANO GEORGE OBENG-YEBOAH-ASUAMAH
DIVINE MERCY SUNDAY
our Sunday helpers,
FATHER BRIAN COFFEY & FATHER TERRENCE LEE our Religious Education Program Coordinator
MRS. MARY ROSE
and our Parish Staff
APRIL 7th 3:00pm
MS. DOREEN BALL & MR. WILLIE ORTIZ wish you and your loved ones a Happy & Blessed Easter! May the Lord at this Easter time and always bring His love and fill your heart with joy & peace.
DAYS OF PRAYER & HEALING
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JESUS DELIVERED HIS EXTRAORDINARY MESSAGE OF DIVINE MERCY THROUGH SAINT FAUSTINA. HE ALSO REMINDED US OF THE NEED FOR US TO BE MERCIFUL TO OTHERS IN THOUGHT & DEED. OUR LORD MADE A GREAT PROMISE TO ALL THOSE SOULS WHO WOULD GO TO CONFESSION AND THEN WORTHILY RECEIVE HIM IN HOLY COMMUNION ON THE GREAT FEAST OF MERCY, DIVINE MERCY SUNDAY
I want to grant a complete pardon to the souls that will go to Confession and receive Holy Communion on the Feast of My Mercy.
THE DIVINE MERCY MESSAGE The message of Divine Mercy is simple. It is that GOD LOVES US - ALL OF US. And, he wants us to recognize that HIS MERCY IS GREATER THAN OUR SINS, so that we will call upon Him with trust, receive His mercy, and let that mercy flow through us to others in our own merciful acts. Thus, all will come to share in His joy.
The Diary of Saint Maria Faustina Kowalska
is available in bookstores and online (paperback is $7.95 at Amazon or Barnes &Noble). The Diary offers us the opportunity to “listen in” on the revelations Jesus made to Faustina and better understand our own role and responsibility in receiving God’s Divine Mercy.
Divine Mercy Sunday NEXT SUNDAY, April 7th
HOLY HOUR - 3:00PM “Whoever approaches the Fountain of Life on this day will be granted complete forgiveness of sins AND punishment.” ~ Jesus made this promise to St. Faustina In return, Jesus said we must:
SEEK ABSOLUTION in the Sacrament of Reconciliation on or close to the Feast
RECEIVE HOLY COMMUNION worthily* on Divine Mercy Sunday (*meaning you are in a state of grace from a good , recent confession).
To obtain a free copy of Saint Faustina’s Diary in PDF form, please send an email request to the Respect Life Society at:
BE MERCIFUL TO OTHERS, as you seek mercy for yourself.
The Church declared Divine Mercy Sunday a special feastday for the faithful, raised it to the universal calendar and offers an indulgence: A PLENARY INDULGENCE, granted under the usual conditions (Sacramental Confession, Eucharistic Communion and Prayer for the intentions of Supreme Pontiff) to the faithful who, on the Second Sunday of Easter or DIVINE MERCY SUNDAY, in any church or chapel, in a spirit that is completely detached from the affection for a sin, even a venial sin, take part in the prayers and devotions held in honor of Divine Mercy, or who, in the presence of the most Blessed Sacrament exposed (or reserved in the tabernacle), recite the Our Father and the Creed, adding a devout prayer to the merciful Lord Jesus.
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