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July 14, 2013 ♦ Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

By Pelegrí Clavé i Roquer (1811-1880) ( [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

“You shall love the Lord, your God, with all your heart, with all your being,

with all your strength, and with all your mind, and your neighbor as yourself.”

36 North Ellsworth Street Naperville, Illinois 60540-4619


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SS. PETER AND PAUL PARISH 36 N. Ellsworth St., Naperville, IL 60540 (PHONE) 630-355-1081 (FAX) 630-355-1179 Office Hours: Mon-Thurs 9 AM-5 PM; Fri 9 AM-2 PM Website: Facebook: SS Peter and Paul New Evangelization PRIESTS Father Thomas Milota, Pastor .......................................... 630-718-2106 Father Mark Rosenbaum, Parochial Vicar ........................ 630-718-2105 Father John Lovitsch, Parochial Vicar .............................. 630-718-2104 Father Joseph Valentine, In Residence ............................... 630-718-2120 PERMANENT DEACONS Deacon Ron Brown ............................................................ 630-718-2153 Deacon Michael Crowell .................................................... 630-718-2197 Deacon Roger Novak ......................................................... 630-718-2258 Deacon Joe Verdico............................................................ 630-718-2155 PARISH OFFICE Pastor’s Administrative Asst: Jessica Payne ....................... 630-718-2108 Office Manager: Gloria Villaseñor ..................................... 630-718-2101 Bulletin Editor: Mary Kerner............................................. 630-718-2110 BUSINESS OFFICE Finance Manager: Tom Boler ............................................. 630-718-2100 Accountant: Shannon Findley............................................. 630-718-2102 Accounting Assistant: Rhonda Mucerino ........................... 630-718-2109 Facilities Manager: Frank Partipilo .................................... 630-718-2163 SCHOOL OFFICE……………………... (PHONE) 630-355-0113 Principal: Frank Glowaty…………………………(FAX) 630-355-9803 NEW EVANGELIZATION Director: Michael Brummond............................................. 630-718-2154 Coordinator for New Evangelization for Youth: Michael Lewandowski ............................. 630-718-2131 RELIGIOUS EDUCATION OFFICE .........................630-357-2436 (FAX)630-357-2458 ATTENDANCE ..................................................... 630-355-1139 Director of Religious Education & Children’s Ministry: Theresa Pratt ................................. 630-718-2133 Assistant Director: Michael Lewandowski ......................... 630-718-2131 Office Manager: Peggy Partipilo ........................................ 630-718-2138 SACRED WORSHIP Director of Sacred Music: Matthew S. Sprinkle .............. .630-718-2114 Liturgical Ministries Coordinator: Deacon Michael Crowell ... 630-718-2197 Sacristy Coordinator: Pam Adamski................................... 630-355-0222 SERVICE MINISTRY Director: Deacon Joe Verdico ............................................ 630-718-2155 PARISH NURSE / PASTORAL MINISTRY Paulette Shea ...................................................................... 630-718-2127 SENIOR SERVICES Deacon Joe Verdico, Communion Call Coordinator .......... 630-718-2155 Paulette Shea, Parish Nurse ................................................ 630-718-2127 Deacon Michael Crowell, Young at Heart Director ............ 630-718-2197 NURSERY COORDINATOR Donna Widmann................................................................. 630-718-2165 PERPETUAL ADORATION VOICEMAIL ................630-355-1014 ext 2442

PARISH COUNCIL MEMBERS Thomas Lupinacci, Vice-President, New Evangelization Commission Jane Bowers, Recording Secretary Brendan Heffron, Worship Commission Jerry Buch, Administration Commission Bob Wold, Christian Education Commission Noelle Gollinger, Parish Life Commission Mary Beth Brummond, Member at Large Kerry Douglass, Member at Large

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Paul Gallo, Member at Large Kristine Gorecki, Member at Large Barb Hoyt, Member at Large Steve Keeley, Member at Large Margie Sznajder, Member at Large

WEEKEND MASS SCHEDULE Church: Saturdays; 5:00 & 6:30 PM Sundays; 6:30, 8:00, 9:30, 11:00 AM, 12:30, 5:30 (Tridentine) & 8:00 PM Holy Family Chapel: Sundays; 9:30 & 11:00 AM (Childcare offered during 9:30 AM and 11:00 AM Masses. Call 355-1081 for info.) WEEKDAY MASS SCHEDULE Mondays — Saturdays; 6:45 & 8:00 AM Mondays — Thursdays; 5:15 PM First Friday — 12:00 NOON in the Adoration Chapel HOLY DAY MASS SCHEDULE 6:45, 8:00 AM, 12:00 NOON, 5:15 & 7:00 PM (Obligation may usually be fulfilled at the 5:15 PM Mass on the Eve of the Holy Day. Schedule does not apply on 12-25, 1-1 or if Holy Day falls on a Saturday or Monday.) RECITATION OF THE ROSARY: Tuesdays at 7:30 PM MOTHER OF PERPETUAL HELP NOVENA: Wednesdays at 7:45 AM RESPECT LIFE ROSARY: Wednesdays following 8:00 AM Mass VESPERS & BENEDICTION: Thursdays at 6:00 PM (Adoration Chapel)

SACRAMENTS RECONCILIATION SCHEDULE Tuesdays: 10:00 AM (Holy Family Chapel) and 7:00 PM (Church) (No 10:00AM Confessions on 2nd Tuesday of the month) Thursdays: 7:15 AM & 4:30 PM (Church) Saturdays: 4:00 PM (Church) Sundays: 7:00 PM (Church) (Confessions are also heard at 10:30AM on the 2nd Saturday of the Month in the Holy Family Chapel.) WEDDINGS At least one of the engaged persons (or their parents) must be a registered parishioner for a minimum of three months before the parish will check the calendar for a wedding date. To schedule a wedding date, one of the engaged persons should phone the Parish Office at 630-355-1081 or stop by the Parish Office during regular office hours. Please review the complete wedding policy at

BAPTISMS Generally, we baptize at SSPP each Sunday of the month, (except the 2nd Sunday), at 2 PM. We also schedule baptisms on the 2nd Sunday of each month during the 11:00 AM Chapel Mass or the 12:30 PM Church Mass. Please review the complete baptismal policy at

FOR CELEBRATION OF BAPTISM 1. Your family should be registered with the parish in order to have your child baptized. 2. If this is your first child, you must attend a baptism preparation class before receiving a date for your baby’s baptism. Call the Parish Office to sign up for the class. Classes are held on the 1st Monday of the month. 3. Call the Parish Office to schedule a date for your child’s baptism. For information on scheduling baptisms, weddings, sick calls, hospital calls, home communion visitation, adult instructions in the Catholic faith, or to register as a new parishioner, please call the Parish Office at 630-355-1081.

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A Message from our Pastor Dear Parishioners of Saints Peter and Paul Parish,

Holy Family Chapel Work One of the aspects of “Pass It On” was the purchase of new flooring for the Holy Family Chapel and painting the Holy Family Chapel. We hope to be able to complete all of this work between July 22nd through August 16th. This means that there will be no Masses in the Holy Family Chapel on Sunday, July 28th; Sunday, August 4th; and Sunday, August 11th. Several years ago, the parish had discussed some changes to the Holy Family Chapel and we solicited your input. There was a desire to maintain the bright warm feel of the Holy Family Chapel. Acknowledging this desire, the Holy Family Chapel and her appointments are more than 15 years old. Although the carpeting has held up amazingly well considering the amount of traffic it has received, the reality is that I don’t think we want to wait until that carpeting is threadbare to replace it. Further, the Holy Family Chapel is in need of a paint job and new flooring. The new flooring will be a combination of warm bright earth tone ceramic tile in the aisles and sanctuary (high traffic areas) and warm earth tone carpeting in all the other areas of the chapel. The tile will not only look nice, but it will also be much more durable and more easily cleaned. The paint color will not be identical to the color presently in the chapel, but it was chosen to reflect that same warm feel coordinating with the tile, carpeting and woodwork in the Chapel. Although the structure of the Holy Family Chapel will remain substantially the same, we will be making several minor upgrades to the Holy Family Chapel. We will be upgrading the lighting in the sanctuary portion of the chapel, removing the lights directly above the altar and relocating those to the ceiling. This will create a better aesthetic feel to the altar area. We will also be turning three of the four storage closets in the rear of the chapel into confessionals. We presently hear confessions in the chapel twice a week and numerous times during the year for the children in our Religious Education program. This will also give us the option of moving confessions into the Holy Family Chapel, when the Church is being used for other events. We will also be refurbishing the tabernacle and building a pedestal which matches the rest of the altar appointments in the chapel to make the look and feel of the Chapel more consistent. Finally, we will make the small open areas on each side of the altar into niches for the statue of the Blessed Mother which is already in the chapel and we will be adding a statue of St. Joseph of the same style as that of the statue of the Blessed Mother. The statue of our Blessed Mother has been repaired and restored, but she was restored to look as close to her original style. The seats in the Holy Family Chapel will remain the same for the time being. Although there will be a newness to the Holy Family Chapel, I hope that you will see that we have tried hard to respect the desires of warmth, brightness and simplicity you expressed while also making some improvements that will assist us better to worship. Thank you for your patience as we complete the work in the Holy Family Chapel at the end of July and beginning of August. May Almighty God bless you and keep you.

In Christ,

Fr. Thomas A. Milota

LOAVES AND FISHES COLLECTION REMINDER: Next weekend, July 20/21, is our 3rd Sunday of the Month collection for the Loaves and Fishes Food Pantry. Please place your donations on the steps in front of the communion rail in Church, or by the doors outside the Chapel in the Ministry Center next weekend. Thank you for your generosity!

If you love children and enjoy spending time with them, the Nursery has a part time position for you! The Nursery is looking for an individual (21 years of age or older) to work two Sundays a month for the 9:30am and 11:00am Mass. Qualified applicants must have completed “Protecting God’s Children.” Please contact Donna Widmann, Nursery Coordinator at 630-718-2165 to discuss this opportunity and apply.

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Dear Father Milota, Deb Scanlon, the Respect Life Committee and parishioners of Sts Peter and Paul, Our team at Waterleaf Women’s Center is so very grateful to be the recipient of the nearly $9,000 in proceeds of your recent baby bottle drive! The continuous outpouring of generosity from your parish is always humbling to us and inspires us to persevere in our work to minister to the hundreds of men and women who walk through our doors. Over the nearly four years since we opened, we have been blessed to assist those facing an unplanned pregnancy and to help heal those who have chosen abortion in the past. We have celebrated more than 140 births and have evidence of 51 babies “saved” from abortion (though we suspect there are many more known only to God). Just two weeks ago, a client came to us thinking she was at Planned Parenthood for her abortion. When she witnessed the ultrasound image of her baby, tears streamed down her face and she told us she believed God had sent her to us instead. We were motivated not only by the need to protect her innocent baby but to prevent her from experiencing the devastating effects of abortion we witness often in our post-abortive ministry. Your generous support will allow us to continue our work and to expand our outreach shortly through the addition of STI testing. Please continue to pray for us as we pray in thanksgiving for you! In faith and gratitude, The Board, staff, and volunteers of Waterleaf Women’s Center

PARISH SACRIFICIAL GIVING We sincerely thank everyone for their contributions! For the new fiscal year, the weekly Sunday collection goal is $47,822.

Pass It On

Fiscal Year-to-Date Information (as of 7-1-13) Fiscal Year-to-Date Goal:

$ 2,486,760

Actual Year-to-Date Collections Including Credit Cards:

$ 2,374,051

Amount Below Goal:



Weekly Sunday Goal (based on 52 Sundays):



June 30, 2013 Regular Collection:



June 2013 Credit Card Collection:



June 30, 2013 Capital Reserve Gifts:



Year-to-Date Capital Reserve Gifts:



Note: The parish will receive donations, usually by mail, with the request for the donation to be applied to Sunday offerings. These donations would not be included in a specific Sunday offering collection total but are included in the total year-to-date collections.

The next update will be in the Sunday, July 28, 2013 bulletin.

EVENING PRAYER AND BENEDICTION Please join us for Evening Prayer (Vespers) and Benediction, held every Thursday at 6:00pm in the St. Francis Adoration Chapel.

Honor our Heritage… Ensure the Future Total pledged as of 7-2-13:


Total collected as of 7-2-13: $2,307,234 Thank you for your support!

Pray with us at the Planned Parenthood Abortion Clinic in Aurora SSPP’S Next Third-Tuesday-of-the-Month Prayer Commitment: Tuesday, July 16th, 9 AM- 6 PM. Sign up for one hour at or contact Marty DeTamble at 630-369-4535. A Ss. Peter & Paul Priest or Deacon prays at the clinic each Tuesday at 2:00 PM. All are encouraged to come.

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Standing Together for Religious Freedom An Open Letter to all Americans

We write as an informal and diverse group of religious leaders, theologians, lay practitioners and community servants. We believe the doctrines of our respective faiths require something of us beyond the walls of our churches, synagogues, temples, and other places of worship. Those faith convictions manifest themselves through our daily interactions among family, neighbors, strangers and institutions. Further, we recognize the United States, at its best, is unique among the nations of the world when it defends the self-evident freedom of all people to exercise their faith according to the dictates of their consciences. This freedom contributes to the vibrancy of our nation. Unfortunately, this delicate liberty of conscience is under threat. Through its contraceptive coverage mandate, the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) continues to breach universal principles affirmed and protected by the U.S. Constitution and other federal laws. While the mandate is a specific offense, it represents a greater fundamental breach of conscience by the federal government. Very simply, HHS is forcing Citizen A, against his or her moral convictions, to purchase a product for Citizen B. The HHS policy is coercive and puts the administration in the position of defining -or casting aside- religious doctrine. This should trouble every American. Many of the signatories on this letter do not hold doctrinal objections to the use of contraception. Yet we stand united in protest to this mandate, recognizing the encroachment on the conscience of our fellow citizens. Whether or not we agree with the particular conscientious objection is beside the point. HHS continues to deny many Americans the freedom to manifest their beliefs through practice and observance in their daily lives. The First Amendment states, "Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof." Free exercise includes the freedom to order one's life, liberties and pursuits in accordance with his or her convictions. HHS breaches the free exercise clause and federal statutes (passed with broad bipartisan support) by selectively denying some Americans this constitutionally protected right. Americans afford each other broad liberties with respect to lifestyle choices. However, the federal government has neither a compelling interest nor the appropriate authority to coerce one citizen to fund or facilitate specific lifestyle choices of another. If the federal government can force morally opposed individuals to purchase contraception or abortion-causing drugs and devices for a third party, what prevents this or future administrations from forcing other Americans to betray their deeply held convictions? Therefore, we call upon HHS to, at a minimum, expand conscience protections under the mandate to cover any organization or individual that has religious or moral objections to covering, providing or enabling access to the mandated drugs and services. Further, because HHS claims to be acting on authority granted it by Congress, we ask Congress to consider how it might prevent such offenses from occurring in the future. Any policy that falls short of affirming full religious freedom protection for all Americans is unacceptable. Signed: The Most Rev. William E. Lori Archbishop of Baltimore Chairman United States Conference of Catholic Bishops Ad Hoc Committee for Religions Liberty Leith Anderson President National Association of Evangelicals

Russell D. Moore, Ph.D. President Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission Southern Baptist Convention Rev. Samuel Rodriguez National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference Hispanic Evangelical Association

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Bishop Gary E. Stevenson Presiding Bishop The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison President The Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod

Bishop Andrew Russian Orthodox Autonomous Church of America

Dr. William J. Hamel President Evangelical Free Church

Randall A. Bach President Open Bible Churches The Most Rev. Craig W. Bates Patriarch International Communion of the Charismatic Episcopal Church A.D. Beacham, Jr., Th.M. Presiding Bishop International Pentecostal Holiness Church Dr. Gary M. Benedict President The Christian and Missionary Alliance, U.S. Bishop John F. Bradosky North American Lutheran Church Anuttama Dasa Minister of Communications Governing Body Commissioner, Vice Chair International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) Most Rev Robert Duncan Archbishop Anglican Church in North America Rev. Jim Eschenbrenner Executive Pastor Christian Union Bill Hossler President Missionary Church, Inc. Joseph Tkach President Grace Communion International Rocky Rocholl President Fellowship of Evangelical Churches

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Bishop Bruce D. Hill Evangelical Congregational Church John Hopler Director Great Commission Churches Clyde M. Hughes Bishop/General Overseer International Pentecostal Church of Christ Dr. Jeffrey Jeremiah Stated Clerk Evangelical Presbyterian Church Jo Anne Lyon General Superintendent The Wesleyan Church Dr. George O. Wood General Superintendent Assemblies of God Alan Robinson National Director Brethren in Christ Church, U.S. Most Reverend Nicholas J. Samra Bishop of Newton Melkite Greek Catholic Church Rev. Susan Taylor National Public Affairs Director Church of Scientology Terri Marsh, J.D., Ph.D. President Human Rights Law Firm Prof. Dr. Thomas Schirrmacher, and Prof. Dr. Christof Sauer Executive Directors International Institute for Religious Freedom Mark Tooley President Institute on Religion and Democracy

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John Ashmen President Association of Gospel Rescue Missions

Rabbi Aryeh Spero President Caucus for America

Sister Jane Marie Klein Chairperson of the Board Franciscan Alliance, Inc. Sister Margaret Regina Halloran, 1.s.p. Provincial Superior, Brooklyn Province Sister Maria Christine Lynch, 1.s.p. Provincial Superior, Chicago Province Sister Loraine Marie Clare Maguire, 1.s.p. Provincial Superior, Baltimore Province Little Sisters of the Poor

Eileen Cubanski Executive Director National Association of Private Catholic and Independent Schools

Brent McBurney President & CEO Advocates International Alan Sears President Alliance Defending Freedom Patrick J. Reilly President The Cardinal Newman Society David Nammo Executive Director & CEO Christian Legal Society David Stevens, MD, MA CEO Christian Medical Association Tony Perkins President Family Research Council Tom Minnery Senior Vice President Focus on the Family Greg Mitchell President The Mitchell Firm Francesco C. Cesareo, Ph.D., President Prof. Marc D. Guerra, Ph.D. Prof. Christopher P. Klofft Prof. Marc A. LePain J. Brian Benestad, Ph.D. (Rev.) Barry Berder, A.A. Assumption College

William A. Estrada, JD. Director of Federal Relations Home School Legal Defense Association Matt Smith President Catholic Advocate Barbara Samuels Co-Founder Catholics for Freedom of Religion Manuel D. Gonzalez, M.D. and Adriana Gonzalez President and Vice-President Catholics Called to Witness Richard Land, D.Phil. President Southern Evangelical Seminary John Garvey, J.D. President The Catholic University of America Stephen Baskerville, Ph.D. Professor of Government Patrick Henry College Sr. Mary Sarah Galbraith, O.P., President Sr. Mary Angelica Neenan, O.P., S.T.D., Theologian Dr. Richard Bulzacchelli, S.T.D., Theologian Sr. Jane Dominic Laurel, O.P., S.T.D., Theologian Aquinas College, Nashville Msgr. Edward J. Dillon, J.C.D., President Fr. Paul A. Burke, J.C.D., Chair of the Faculty of Theology Prof. Matthew McWhorter Holy Spirit College Rev. Charles Sikorsky, LC, JD, JCL, President Prof. Craig Steven Titus, S.T.D./Ph.D. Institute for the Psychological Sciences Dr. Derry Connolly President John Paul the Great University

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Jim Towey, President Michael A. Dauphinais, Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. William Riordan, Director of Undergraduate Theology Prof. Steven A. Long, Ph.D. Ave Maria University Dr. Bill Thierfelder President Belmont Abbey College Stephen D. Minnis President Benedictine College Timothy T. O'Donnell, STD, KGCHS President Christendom College George A. Hame, Ph.D., President The Rev. Roger Boucher, Chaplain Commander, US Navy (ret) College of St. Mary Magdalen Rev. Bernard F. O'Connor, O.S.F.S. President DeSales University Fr. Sean O. Sheridan, TOR, President Prof. Anne Hendershott, Ph.D. Prof. Daniel R. Kempton, Ph.D. Prof. Patrick Lee, Ph.D. Franciscan University of Steubenville

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Dr. Thomas Powell, President Msgr. Stuart Swetland, Archbishop Flynn Chair of Christian Ethics

Mount Saint Mary's University D. Gregory Main, President Assist. Prof. Richard S. Meloche, Ph.D. St. Gregory's University Michael F. McLean, President Paul O'Reilly, Vice President for Development Brian T. Kelly, Dean John Quincy Masteller, General Counsel Thomas Aquinas College William Edmund Fahey, Ph.D., President & Fellow Walter J. Thompson, Fellow Ryan Topping, Ph.D., Fellow Thomas More College of Liberal Arts Monsignor James P. Shea, President Dr. Sam Condic, Chair of the Department of Philosophy Prof. Leroy Huizenga Prof. David Fleischacker The University of Mary Dr. Kevin D. Roberts President Wyoming Catholic College Dr. Tom Cathey Chief of Staff, Director of Legal/Legislative Issues Association of Christian Schools International

Youth News Keep in Mind The youth group meets twelve months a year. Please encourage your teens to get involved and check out the youth group. We have many fun events during the summer. We also play a lot of soccer on Monday and Thursday nights. Movie Night & Ice Cream Social On Wednesday, July 31, in the Teen Zone, there will be a movie night/ice cream social for teens eighth grade through senior year of high school. The night begins at 6:30pm and ends at 9:30pm. There is no cost, nor is a permission form necessary. Simply RSVP by Monday, July 29 to inform me if you are coming. Youth Group Times Youth group is every Monday and Thursday from 7-9pm in the Teen Zone at the St. Paul Center. Monday Night is Bible Study and on Thursdays we are reading Rome Sweet Home by Dr. Scott Hahn. Please join us at youth group in the St. Paul Center. Contact Info Email: Phone: (630) 718-2131 Please check the parish website for any schedule changes.

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Saturday, July 13 6:45 AM Protection of the Unborn 8:00 AM Charlotte Kennedy Vigil Masses for the Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time 5:00 PM Ss Peter and Paul Parishioners 6:30 PM Vincent Schneider (A) Sunday, July 14—Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time 6:30 AM Jose L. and Socorro O. Alonzo 8:00 AM Marilyn Pearson 9:30 AM Genowefa Bogusz 11:00 AM Jacqueline Frank 12:30 PM Don Petty 5:30 PM Victor D. Beaucaire (LATIN MASS) 8:00 PM Deceased Members of the Zuluaga Family

Holy Family Chapel 9:30 AM Arthur Wiesbrook (B) 11:00 AM Intentions of Gloria Jenkins Monday, July 15—St. Bonaventure 6:45 AM Joel Van Bree (A) 8:00 AM Paul Pattermann (B) 5:15 PM Ray Kuhn 6:00 PM Intention of Celebrant (LATIN MASS) Tuesday, July 16 6:45 AM Gabriela and Roberto Vasquez 8:00 AM Steve Vucinic 12:30 PM Vicki Rommel (LATIN MASS) 5:15 PM Harry Wroble Wednesday, July 17 6:45 AM Intention of Justin Kilpatrick 8:00 AM Intention of Fr. Mike Peters 5:15 PM Souls in Purgatory 6:00 PM Intention of Mike and Kate Oliver (LATIN MASS) Thursday, July 18 6:45 AM Antoni Konopka 8:00 AM Vianney D’Silva 12:30 PM Intention of Mike and Kate Oliver (LATIN MASS) 5:15 PM Intention of Alex Czop- 18th Birthday Friday, July 19 6:45 AM Purgatorial Society 8:00 AM Intention of Jerry Nelson 12:30 PM Intention of Celebrant (LATIN MASS) Saturday, July 20 6:45 AM Intention of Nick Kovach 8:00 AM Donald and Frances Baumgartner Vigil Masses for the Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time 5:00 PM Intention of the Petty Family 6:30 PM Ss Peter and Paul Parishioners Sunday, July 21—Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time 6:30 AM Theresa Balice 8:00 AM John Kalabich 9:30 AM Jacque Frank 11:00 AM Robert Rogg 12:30 PM Mrs. Patricia Mansfield and Family 5:30 PM Intention of John and Deane Grune (LATIN MASS) 8:00 PM Jonas Tauginas

Holy Family Chapel 9:30 AM 11:00 AM

Deceased Members of the Knights of Columbus Ellen Schmitt

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Have you ever wanted to be a part of a missionary experience? My name is Margaret Ascenzo. I graduated from college this year and have been blessed with the opportunity to spend a year serving in the Philippines. Through educational outreach, I will be helping young people in extreme poverty develop professional and practical skills. I am inviting you to support me with your prayers and, if you are able, to donate any amount to help defray the cost of my mission. I am volunteering with Fidesco, a Catholic nonprofit organization which has 200 missionaries in 35 different countries around the world. While Fidesco receives a small portion of its funds from the French government, 70% of the cost depends upon the generosity of donors. I am grateful for any amount, however if you can contribute $20 per month (or the equivalent in a single donation) you will receive my mission reports to see what your contribution has made possible. All donations are fully tax deductible. For more information on how to make a donation or join as a volunteer, contact Margaret Ascenzo at or call (630) 414-4641.

Prayer at Planned Parenthood The SS. Peter and Paul Pro-Life Group invites all members of the parish, friends, relatives, etc., to join them to pray in front of the Planned Parenthood abortion facility in Aurora. Our prayer is offered for the sake of our endangered preborn infants, and for the conversion of the staff and customers of that clinic. Here are a few ways you can join us: 1) Every Tuesday at 2PM a priest or deacon from SSPP prays the Rosary (no sign-up is necessary) 2) Every third Tuesday of the month at 10AM (next date on July 16th) the SSPP pro-life prayer group meets to pray the Rosary (no sign up is necessary). Contact Debbie Scanlon, Ss. Peter and Paul parish Coordinator for more information at 630-305-8724. 3) Volunteers are needed for one hour shifts between the hours of 8AM-5:00PM (5-6PM being the last hour) to fulfill our parish commitment to pray in front of the clinic on the third Tuesday of each month. Please sign up for one hour at the website Please contact our Prayer Captain Marty DeTamble with any questions at 630-369-4535. The Planned Parenthood facility is located at 3051 E. New York St., one block east of Eola Road. Ample parking is available in the lot of the Blockbuster video store.

Attention Parishioners and Visitors Please consider spending an hour with our Lord. Adorers are needed for the following hour:

11am Saturday Please consider visiting with our Lord at this time. Call Barb at 630-885-1726 or

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ANNOUNCING A NEW CATHOLIC MEDICAL PRACTICE Downers Grove OB/GYN Friday, July 26th 9:00am-12:30pm Centre For Lifelong Learning Benedictine University 1832 Center Point Circle Ste 102, Naperville

Informational seminars offered: • Identity Protection • Elder Law Issues • Fall Prevention • Medicare updates and more....

Robert C. Lawler M.D. Anthony J. Caruso M.D. 1121 Warren Ave. Suite 200 Downers Grove, Il. 60515 (downtown Downers Grove, walking distance from train) 630-541-7788

Tim Wilsey will also be here for an entertaining historical presentation!

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Comprehensive women’s care Infertility in accordance with the Catholic Church’s teaching High Risk pregnancies General obstetrics and gynecology Supports all methods of Natural Family Planning

Presented by: The Naperville and Lisle Townships TRIAD promotes older adult safety through the partnership of local law enforcement, community groups, and older adults.

St. Francis Chapel of Eucharistic Adoration Flame of Faith Candles

Admission is free and includes a complimentary breakfast. Space is limited. To register, please call the Naperville Township Office @ (630)355-2786. For more information contact: Paulette Shea @ 630-718-2127

Six candles burn perpetually around the Blessed Sacrament in our St. Francis Eucharistic Adoration Chapel. The burning candles serve as a constant prayer before the Lord, present in the Blessed Sacrament. Envelopes for you to have your intention remembered with one of these candles and prayed for ONE WEEK (Sunday to Sunday) are available in the Adoration Chapel. The intentions will be published in the bulletin.

Flame of Faith intentions for the week of July 14: The seven Day Devotional Candles, at the altar of our Lord, in the Saint Francis Adoration Chapel, are being offered for the following intentions:

ELIZABETH MINISTRY As Mary went in haste to visit her cousin Elizabeth who was with a child to help and comfort her, so does our Elizabeth Ministry for all those who are in need. If you have experienced infertility, loss of a pregnancy, an infant or child death, you are not alone, many of our parish families have experienced the same and the Elizabeth Ministry would like to help you through it. On the other hand, if you are expecting for the first time, or you are new parents who just had a baby or adopted a child, the Elizabeth Ministry would like to celebrate with you and offer our services to you. Through prayers, adoration hours, and sharing personal experiences, our ministers will try to bring you some peace and comfort no matter what your situation is. Contact Sarah at: 630-809-5925 or at:

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For good health of the Devadas Family members. For the Holy Souls in Purgatory For the special intentions of the Schild Family. For a son's healing. For the protection of the unborn. For the Totus Tuus team.


PRAYER NETWORK If prayers are needed, please call Jay Albarran at 961-3835 or Connie Wanberg at 355-3056.

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Please Pray For... PRAY FOR THE SICK


Please remember in your prayers, the following people who are seriously ill and others who are suffering with long-term or terminal illnesses:

Please note that if you wish to have a family member or friend’s name included with the petition for the sick which is read at weekend Masses, you must call the parish office by 2 PM on Friday. Your loved one’s name will automatically be added into the sick list in the bulletin the following weekend. If you add a loved one’s name to the petition when you come to Mass, please follow up with a phone call to the parish office on Monday so the name may be included with the sick list in the bulletin. In the interest of keeping our sick list current, the first weekend in August we will remove names put on prior to July 1st, unless we hear from you or a family member that you wish a name to remain on the list. Call the Office, 630-355-1081, to add, remove or keep a name on the sick list. Any names received after 2 PM on Friday will be included in the following weekend’s prayers. Deceased loved ones who are buried from SS. Peter and Paul Parish are automatically named in the bulletin and in the petition read at weekend Masses. Other recently deceased loved ones may be added to the petitions by calling the parish office by 2 PM on Friday.

Norma Abdelbaki, Marcia Adams, Kelsey Allen, Don Anderson, Lorraine Babyar, Aldo Balzarini, Raisa Barcelona, Javier Bautista, Steven Bermes, Drew Birdsall, Kathy Bohenek, Chris Boncza-Skrzynecki, Donna Booth, Rose Briceno, Evelyn Brown, Tom Brown, Annette Buzek, Oliver Cannales, Natalia Carlos, Colette Cerulla, Mary Beth Cesare, Rosalina Chaidez, Joe Chmura, Mike Considine, Fortunato Cruz, Victoria Cruz, Manuel Cuevas, Scott Dawson, Warren Dixon, Jr., Diane Dobbs, William Dobbs, George Dreas, Alice Durma, Margaret Edwards, Karen Eggen, Charles Farrell, Thomas Farrell, Richard Farry, Charles Faso, III, Marilyn Feder, Betsy Feliciano, Julie Flick, Richard Flick, Robert Flick, Fran Ford, George Franicevic, Richard Fredrick, Mary Ann Freitag, Ana Gaytan, Cardinal Francis George, Mary Ginnan-Renzas, Brian Goebel, Edward Goerling, Joe Gorman, Emmerence Greenberg, Don Haas, Evelyn Haas, Vic Habisohn, Mary Habisohn, Mary Hammerle, Mary Hanson, Kamran Hashemi, Eileen Hawell, Bud Hayward, Sami Henderson, Constance Hennessy, Jacqualyne Hill, Penny Holtz, Santos Huerta, Bernie Hurd, Ian Imrie, Nancy Inamane, Jan Janczak, Mark Jenkins, Laura Kalina, Paula Keating, John Keenan, Laura Keistler, Father George Klepec, Winifred Kolar, Noreen Koppers, Irene Korczyk, Norbert Korczyk, Maddie Kowalski, Nancy Kratville, Thomas Krauss, Ben Kujawa, Alyce Kurzawa, Edmund Kurzawa, Mark Landiak, Samantha Lent, Ann Lindberg, Vi Livernash, Manuel Llanes, Carol Locklin, Albert Lucchessi, Maria Macedo, Monica Macedo, Emily Majcher, Joellen Manos, Rose Marks, Kim Martin, David McCarthy, Ian Patrick McDonagh, Patrick McDonagh, Margaret McDonnell, Patricia McEttrick, Jenna McKeown, Carole Messana, Edward Michl, Alici Miller, Tom Mlyniec, Brian Monaghan, Ladonna Monte, Roger Mumper, Cesar Naguit, Zeny Naguit, Barbara Neilson, Quang Nguyen, Dennis Nielsen, Frank Nitti, Ann Nowak, Thomas Martin O’Grady, Matthew Ousterout, Jean Oxenreiter, Constance Pachmayer, Edward Palasz, Joan Palasz, Dr. Jim Paul, Carolynn Pavini, Patty Piekarczyk, Frank Potucek, Walter Prochorow, Greg Razka, Mary Rehak, Deacon Tom Richardt, Elizabeth Ritscherle, Karen Rockermurphy, Katie Rommel, Sharon Ruff, Peter Ruocco, Harrison Ruzicka, Julie Sanchez, Maria San Juan, Donald Santucci, Catherine Sawner, Charles Schenk, Betty Scholp, James Schultz, Virginia Schultz, Danuta Serafin, Isabell Simobl, Irene SimkinsBastiaans, Tony Skrzypczynski, Sr. Aniceta Skube, O.P., David Smith, Laura Sniegowski, Debbie Snyder, Robert V. Soriano, Fr. Christopher Steinle, John Stewart, Tom Stone, Allison Surin, Jack Surin, George Svec, David Swistara, Eileen Szarek, Susan Szczech, Frances Talcsick, Sheila Thornley, Jeannie Thorpe, Bernice Tokarski, Bernard Toussaint, Akiko Toyohara, Christopher Vacek, Laine VanHoutan, Noah VanHoutan, Teresita Villas, Charles Villaseñor, Judy Vissepo, Marie Williams, Douglas Wilson, Janice Wilson, Don Wold, Sylvia Wolfe, Rund Yaqoob, Rena Yarshen, Stephanie Young-Hayes, Helen Louise York, Bill Yudchitz, Dorothy Zeck, Deacon Kevin Zeeb, Jayne Zenker, Phyllis Zenzola, Helen Zgoda and Loretta Zilis. Newly added this week: Elizabeth Center and Stanley Pacanowski. May they and their families be comforted by our prayers and Our Lord’s compassion.

We wish to offer our sympathy and a promise of our prayers to family and friends on the death of Kathryn Bliss.

Please Remember in Prayer our Men and Women Serving in the Military U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Joseph Burns Daniel Caddigan Captain Frank Girdwain Sr. Airman Mike McDonnell Airman 1st Class Zachary McKenty Lt. Scott Paeth Major Tamara Prasse Sr. Airman Daniel Shea Senior Airman Amanda Shea Sgt. Nicole Finnigan Underwood U.S. Army Major Ron Beaucaire PFC Daniel Bowe 2nd Lt. Michael Caddigan Captain John J. Case Major Mary Cassidy Major Richard Collage Captain Tom Crane Major Thomas E. Goerling Sgt. Kellen Jones 1 Lt. Josh Laz Captain Stephen Laz Captain Aimee Laz Park PFC Christopher Pavini PFC Steven Powell Captain Michael Predny 2nd Lt. Andrew J. Prunty Harrison Ruzicka, SPEC. 4 Sgt. 1st Class Pamela Schmecht Captain Stephen Stoll SPC Robert Surran Sgt. Shaun Toney Sgt. Craig Vladika Captain Christopher White 1st Lt. Eileen White

U.S. Coast Guard P.D. John McNellis U.S. Marine Corps LCPL Jonathan Bonus Corporal Carlos Botero LCPL Marco A. Botero LCPL Daniel Botero Captain Kevin Bowler Captain Donald J. Carlsen CWO2 John Crites Sgt. Richard DiBiaso Sgt. Luke Focer LCPL Daniel P. Hodgman 2nd Lt. Eric Hovey Sgt. Ivan Karamysev Major Pete Keough Gy Sgt. Conor Mahoney Sgt. Steven Oleksy II LCPL Matthew Prasse Corporal Joseph Taylor Staff Sgt. Marcin Tutaj U.S. Navy Lt. Ellen Bock Lt. Thomas Bock Ben Craig, AFW2 Commander Anthony Giglio LCDR Michael Jelinek Lt. Tom Kuhrt Commander Chris Kurgan Lt. Commander Paul Lucia Captain Stephen Lucia Patrick Marsh, PO1 Lt. Kaleb Moore Captain Debra Scheel Lt. Kasey Scheel Lt. Matthew Scheel

If you would like to have a serviceman or woman included in the military remembrance list in the bulletin, please call the parish office at 630-355-1081. To arrange a welcome home for your soldier or marine, contact Donna Morsovillo of Operation Welcome You Home at 630-302-2638 or

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Religious Education Update During the summer, the religious education office is busy planning for the next school year. If you have not already turned in your registration, please do so as soon as possible. Accurate numbers help us plan for the proper number of classes needed. Remember that both Tuesday and Wednesday afternoon classes now meet from 4:15 PM – 5:30 PM. All classes will begin the week after Labor Day. Full calendars will be online soon. WE NEED VOLUNTEERS! We are especially in need of catechists and assistants for the following days and grades: TUESDAY: Catechists for Grades 1, 3 and 6 4:15 – 5:30 PM Assistants for Grades 1, 3, 4, 5, and 6 WEDNESDAY: 4:15 – 5:30 PM

Catechists for Grades 2, 4 and 6 Assistants for Grades 4 and 6

WED. NIGHT: 7:15 – 8:30 PM

Catechists and assistants for Grade 7

SATURDAY: 9:00 – 10:15 AM

Catechist for Grade 6 Assistants for Grades 4, 5, and 6

We also need hall monitors, office helpers and crossing guards for all days. Volunteers are eligible for a discount on tuition. Don’t have children in the program? Volunteers also receive our undying gratitude, an opportunity to meet people and develop new friendships and the benefit of being an active part of the parish. Please contact the Religious Education Office at 630-357-2436 to find out more.

The New Evangelization Liturgy Series Continues! Join us 7pm in the Social Hall for these events: • Tuesday, July 16th – Mike Brummond, “Why Sacraments?” • Tuesday, July 23rd – Matthew Sprinkle, “What is Sacred Music?” God’s Plan for a Joy-Filled Marriage This Fall, the Ss. Peter and Paul Pre-Cana program will be expanding to use “God’s Plan for a Joy Filled Marriage,” a set of presentations for engaged couples focusing on Pope John Paul II’s Theology of the Body. Later this Summer, we’ll be offering an open session of the presentations for any engaged or married couples at the parish. The sessions extend two Thursday evenings, August 29th and September 5th from 6:00-9:30pm. The cost of the sessions is $30 per couple for materials. For more information, or to register, contact Mike at or 630-718-2154. “God’s Plan for a Joy-Filled Marriage” is a study based on Blessed John Paul II’s Theology of the Body. The program is a key component of preparation for Holy Matrimony: catechesis in the theology of Holy Matrimony and the gift of human sexuality. This program provides couples with a rich understanding of the teachings of the Church and offers them the tools to live them out in married life. When engaged couples understand God’s plan for Holy Matrimony—including a clear and pastoral explanation of the “difficult teachings”—they come away with a sense of liberation and gratitude toward the Church.”

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What’s Happening in the Fall? 10-part Bible study on the book of Revelation A full course on the fundamentals of the Catholic Faith A study group focusing on Vatican II’s document on the Liturgy Speaker event: George Weigel, October 26th And more! Watch the bulletin and parish web site for details on all these events. Praised be Jesus Christ! Mike Brummond Director of the New Evangelization

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In addition to the prayer opportunities at Planned Parenthood please be reminded that a Rosary for Life is prayed every Wednesday after the 8AM Mass in the Chuch for pro-life intentions. Look for this group near the front pews on Mary's side of the church and join them whenever you can. Please be reminded that this Tuesday, July 16th is SSPP's third Tuesday of the month prayer commitment at Planned Parenthood. Our large parish needs only 20 people in order to fill each hour with two people. Will you be one of them? Take a look at (click on Life Support) and see where we need coverage for our day. Thank you for your support!

TRANSITIONAL HOUSING MINISTRY This month marks the 21st Anniversary of the Saints Peter & Paul Transitional Housing Ministry. Its first meeting was held on July 11, 1992 under the leadership of Fr. Jim Burnett and Marcella Wolfe. Over the past 21 years this ministry has helped 65 homeless families with dependent children become self-sufficient! We thank God for our founders and successive leaders, dedicated mentors, and generous parishioners who have supported our ministry through financial contributions in the pink THM offering envelopes. For more information about THM, please call Jack Flowers at 630-355-4886.

Legion of Mary Our Lady of Sorrows Praesidium…

SSPP BRIDGE CLUB Meet new friends, enjoy yourselves and play party bridge! Once a month for eight months beginning in September, one table of players meets at a host home. Dates are scheduled at your convenience. Couples and singles are invited! For more information or to sign up call Jack Flowers at 630-355-4886.

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We welcome you to join us in praying the rosary and devotional prayers in the spirit of faith and in union with our Blessed Virgin Mother, as we fulfill the spiritual needs of our parish community. The Legion of Mary is the largest worldwide apostolic association of lay people in the Catholic Church who are devoted to our most Blessed Virgin Mother. Meetings are held every Monday evening from 7-8:30pm in the Ministry Center, Room 227, upper level. Contact Paulette Shea at 630-718-2127 if you have any questions.

615 E. Ogden Ave., Naperville, IL 60563 07-20 – Saturday – Pro-Life Rosary at Planned Parenthood – 9:00 AM (John Zabinski) PRAYERS NEEDED 07-21 – Sunday – Deceased Knights Memorial Mass – 9:30 AM – SSPP Holy Family Chapel (Tom Wilson) Brunch to follow – location TBD (Tom Wilson) 07-23 – Tuesday – Officers and Directors Planning Meeting – 7:00 PM (Larry Pociask) 07-25 – Thursday – Adoration Chapel – 7 to 8 PM – Social to follow location TBD (Eddie Collins) 08-24 – Saturday – Golf Outing – Tamarack Country Club – 1:30 (George Flannery) – GOLFERS NEEDED The Knights of Columbus is a Catholic Men’s Fraternal Service Organization founded by Father McGivney. All of the good works we do are informed by our four core principles: Charity, Unity, Fraternity and Patriotism. The Knights also have an insurance program that has a top notch rating. For more information, please contact our Grand Knight, John Moran at 630-548-9590 or our Membership Director, Nick Thompson at 815-871-4218. The KC Hall is available for parties and meetings. Contact Al Knoeck at 630-369-2992 for more information. Our aluminum can collection has been a great success. It has provided us the funding we need to support our priests and seminarians. Please continue to drop off your aluminum cans next to the trailer behind the KC Hall.

READINGS FOR THE WEEK Monday: Tuesday: Wednesday: Thursday: Friday: Saturday: Sunday:

Ex 1:8-14, 22; Ps 124:1b-8; Mt 10:34 -- 11:1 Ex 2:1-15a; Ps 69:3, 14, 30-31, 33-34; Mt 11:20-24 Ex 3:1-6, 9-12; Ps 103:1b-4, 6-7; Mt 11:25-27 Ex 3:13-20; Ps 105:1, 5, 8-9; 24-27; Mt 11:28-30 Ex 11:10 -- 12:14; Ps 116:12-13, 15, 16bc, 1718; Mt 12:1-8 Ex 12:37-42; Ps 136:1, 23-24, 10-15; Mt 12:14-21 Gn 18:1-10a; Ps 15:2-5; Col 1:24-28; Lk 10:38-42

ROSARY Come pray with us each Tuesday evening in the Church beginning at 7:30 PM. With our Rosaries, we will ask our Lady to intercede for our Holy Father’s special intention of the month, as well as for our own intentions and for world peace without the threat of terrorism. On the third Tuesday of the month, there will be a Rosary Holy Hour with Benediction. All are most welcome to join us. If there is a special intention that you would like to have remembered during the weekly Rosary, please email or come to the Tuesday Rosary to add your intention.

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ST. VINCENT DE PAUL SOCIETY In today’s Gospel, when Jesus asks “which of these three, in your opinion, was neighbor to the robber’s victim? The scholar of the law answered “The one who treated him with mercy.” Jesus then said, “Go and do likewise.” This week you also “treat the poor with mercy” when you place a donation in the green envelopes found in the rear of the church or chapel. Our Vincentian help to respond to calls from those in need is only possible through your continued generous support, and on their behalf, we thank you. We may be contacted at 630-355-1081.

PREGNANT? NEED HELP? Waterleaf Women's Center National Birthright National Pregnancy Hotline National Adoption Hotline Rachel’s Vineyard Natural Family Planning The Nurturing Network Crisis Pregnancy Woman’s Choice Services Project Gabriel

630-701-6270 1-800-848-LOVE 1-800-535-9947 1-202-463-7563 1-866-99-4-GIVE 1-815-834-4065 1-800-TNN-4MOM 1-800-67-BABY-6 1-800-NO-ABORT 630-261-9221 1-877-734-2444

Troop #0908 Our new American Heritage Girls Troop #0908 at SS Peter and Paul Parish will meet every second and fourth Monday of the month from 4:00-5:30PM starting in September. We will have a Unit Leader Training Session and Girls Registration on Monday, August 12 from 6:30-9:00PM at the Ministry Center Social Hall. More details to follow. American Heritage Girls is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the mission of building women of integrity through service to God, family, community and country. The organization offers badge programs, service projects, girl leadership opportunities and outdoor experiences to its members. Any girl, age 5-18 can be an American Heritage Girl. AHG has a multi-level structure, which means that girls from all levels comprise ONE Troop and meet together as a single troop on the same day. Badge work and certain activities are done within age appropriate groups (units). Home school, Public school and SS Peter and Paul students are welcome to join as well as girls from surrounding parishes. For more information, please contact Mary Beth Zabinski for more details.