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June 9, 2013 ♦ Tenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

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Tenth Sunday in Ordinary Time Parish Staff Directory

SS. PETER AND PAUL PARISH 36 N. Ellsworth St., Naperville, IL 60540 (PHONE) 630-355-1081 (FAX) 630-355-1179 Office Hours: Mon-Fri 9 AM-5 PM Website: www.sspeterandpaul.net Facebook: SS Peter and Paul New Evangelization PRIESTS Father Thomas Milota, Pastor .......................................... 630-718-2106 Father Mark Rosenbaum, Parochial Vicar ........................ 630-718-2105 Father Josh Miller, 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 Administrative Asst: Sarah Bogusz .................................... 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: Deacon Ron Brown ....................... 630-718-2153 Assistant Director: Theresa Pratt ........................................ 630-718-2133 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 www.sspeterandpaul.net.

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 www.sspeterandpaul.net.

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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Communication from the Bishop SPECIAL COLLECTION FOR DIOCESAN PRIESTS’ CARE & SUPPORT Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, On Father’s Day June 16, there will be a special collection to care for our infirm and retired priests. The money raised from this collection will go to the fund which provides long term care for our priests who need assisted living or skilled nursing care. Currently the diocese cares for seven of our retired priests who need these services. While we were blessed to ordain five young men to the priesthood on May 18, we have many more priests approaching retirement age. As such, there is a need to strengthen the fund that will provide for their care should they not be able to care for themselves. This collection should not be confused with the collection for the Retirement Fund for Religious, which is taken in December and assists religious men and women who belong to religious orders. That collection does not benefit or provide care for our retired diocesan priests. As we celebrate this Year of Faith, prayerfully consider making a donation to help our aged and sick priests as an expression of appreciation for all they have done to nourish your life of faith through their spiritual guidance and celebration of the sacraments. On behalf of all the active and retired priests of the diocese, I am grateful for your prayers and for your generous support of the Father’s Day Collection for our aged and infirm diocesan priests. Please be assured of my prayers for you. Sincerely yours in Christ, Most Reverend R. Daniel Conlon Bishop of Joliet

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

Fr. Josh Miller Fr. Josh will be departing after 3 years of faithful and loving service to Saints Peter and Paul Parish. Fr. Josh will be offering a special Mass of Thanksgiving on Sunday, June 16th at 9:30 am in the Church. There will be a reception in the Ministry Center immediately after that Mass. Please come and thank Fr. Josh and wish him well. Fr. Josh has been assigned to St. Isidore in Bloomingdale starting Wednesday, June 19th.

Thank you! Thank you to our adoration chapel committee and all those who helped in so many ways to make our corpus Christi procession last Sunday a great success. A special thanks go out to Joe Bogusz and the Bogusz family who constructed the four altars pilgrimage altars out of solid oak. Priesthood anniversaries Our priests celebrate their anniversaries at the end of May and beginning of June. Please wish Fr. Josh Miller (June 5th), Fr. Mark Rosenbaum (June 2nd), Fr. Douglas Martis (June 3rd), Fr. Joseph Valentine (June 5th) and Fr. Rosimar Dias (May 12th) a blessed anniversary. Summer Projects The summer is now in full swing and you can notice that the construction projects in the Jr. High School have begun. The largest project is the installation of a new HVAC system costing approximately $1.1 million. This is the single largest portion of your “Pass It On” dollars at work. The installation of upgraded security measures at the school will also take place this summer including an (continued on next page)


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upgraded entry system. Upgraded security will also be installed in the Ministry Center where our RE children attend classes. Please allow for inconvenience while cranes and other equipment are stored in the Jr. High parking lot. Thank you for your patience.

School is out Please be safe this summer and do not forget that Jesus does not go on vacation. Please make Mass a priority no matter where you are traveling. You can check mass and confession times at: www.masstimes.org. May Almighty God bless you and keep you. In Christ,

 

Fr. Thomas A. Milota

Please come to thank

Fr. Josh Miller For his service to SS. Peter & Paul Parish and to wish him well in his new assignment at St. Isidore Parish. Sunday, June 16th 9:30am Mass in the Church Reception following in the Social Hall


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Tenth Sunday in Ordinary Time Mass Intentions

Saturday, June 8—The Immaculate Heart of the Blessed Virgin Mary 6:45 AM Protection of the Unborn 8:00 AM Margaret and Leonard Tobin Vigil Masses for the Tenth Sunday in Ordinary Time 5:00 PM Siebert and Blum Families 6:30 PM Morgan Serino Sunday, June 9—Tenth Sunday in Ordinary Time 6:30 AM Jerry Sabal 8:00 AM Ss Peter and Paul Parishioners 9:30 AM Elaine Buettner (B) 11:00 AM Bernard DeFano 12:30 PM Bob Grady 5:30 PM Intention of John and Deane Grune (LATIN MASS) 8:00 PM Dorothy Kurcz

Holy Family Chapel 9:30 AM Dorothy Kurcz 11:00 AM Dorothy Kurcz Monday, June 10 6:45 AM Angeline and Harry Valleau 8:00 AM Edmund Kuziemka (A) 5:15 PM Joan Reisel (B) Tuesday, June 11—St. Barnabas 6:45 AM Don Magee (B) 8:00 AM Steve Vucinic 5:15 PM John Mrozek (B) Wednesday, June 12 6:45 AM Paul Knoch 8:00 AM Joseph Zver 5:15 PM Pat Rechenmacher (A) Thursday, June 13—St. Anthony of Padua 6:45 AM Edmund Kuziemka 8:00 AM Frances Baumgartner (B) 5:15 PM Marie Lesters Strano Friday, June 14 6:45 AM Purgatorial Society 8:00 AM Douglas Bogenreif Saturday, June 15 6:45 AM Ruth Gresslin 8:00 AM Rosetta Gervasi Vigil Masses for the Eleventh Sunday in Ordinary Time 5:00 PM Jason Matthew Bill (A) 6:30 PM Thomas Robert Esch (B) Sunday, June 16—Eleventh Sunday in Ordinary Time 6:30 AM Living and Deceased Fathers 8:00 AM Alex Popp 9:30 AM Ss Peter and Paul Parishioners 11:00 AM Chester Putz 12:30 PM Michael and Regina Adamek 5:30 PM Genowefa Bogusz (LATIN MASS) 8:00 PM Joel Van Bree (B)

Holy Family Chapel 9:30 AM 11:00 AM

Richard Szczepaniak Tom Esch

Latin Mass- Please note: There will be no Latin Masses Monday, June 10th through Friday, June 14th.

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Summer Hours During the summer (beginning the week of June 10th and ending August 12th), the parish offices will close at 2:00 pm on Fridays.

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 sspprosary@gmail.com or come to the Tuesday Rosary to add your intention.

LOAVES AND FISHES COLLECTION REMINDER: Next weekend, June 15/16, 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!

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

Fiscal Year-to-Date Information (as of 6-3-13) Fiscal Year-to-Date Goal:

$ 2,295,471

Actual Year-to-Date Collections Including Credit Cards:

$ 2,210,672

Amount Below Goal:

$

-84,798

Weekly Sunday Goal (based on 52 Sundays):

$

47,822

June 2, 2013 Regular Collection:

$

36,032

June 2013 Credit Card Collection:

$

4,200

June 2, 2013 Capital Reserve Gifts:

$

53

Year-to-Date Capital Reserve Gifts:

$

27,598

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.


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Please Pray For... PRAY FOR THE SICK

PRAYING FOR THE SICK AND DECEASED

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 July we will remove names put on prior to June 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.

Marcia Adams, Kelsey Allen, Don Anderson, Lorraine Babyar, Aldo Balzarini, Steven Bermes, Vernon Blum, Kathy Bohenek, Chris BonczaSkrzynecki, Donna Booth, Rose Briceno, Evelyn Brown, Natalia Carlos, Christine Carter, Colette Cerulla, Mary Beth Cesare, Mike Considine, Fortunato Cruz, Victoria Cruz, Scott Dawson, Warren Dixon, Jr., Diane Dobbs, William Dobbs, Eleanor Dobkowski, Raymond Dwyer, Alice Durma, Margaret Edwards, Karen Eggen, Charles Farrell, Thomas Farrell, Charles Faso, III, Marilyn Feder, Betsy Feliciano, Julie Flick, Richard Flick, Robert Flick, Fran Ford, George Franicevic, Mary Ann Freitag, Allene Frieden, Cardinal Francis George, Mary Ginnan-Renzas, Brian Goebel, Edward Goerling, Joe Gorman, Emmerence Greenberg, Don Haas, Evelyn Haas, Vic Habisohn, Mary Habisohn, Kamran Hashemi, Eileen Hawell, Sami Henderson, Constance Hennessy, Jacqualyne Hill, Penny Holtz, Bernie Hurd, Jan Janczak, Mark Jenkins, John Keenan, Laura Keistler, John Kennedy, Father George Klepec, Winifred Kolar, Noreen Koppers, Irene Korczyk, Norbert Korczyk, Nancy Kratville, Thomas Krauss, Kathleen Krutak, Ben Kujawa, Alyce Kurzawa, Edmund Kurzawa, Mark Landiak, Pierre Lebeau, Samantha Lent, Ann Lindberg, Vi Livernash, Manuel Llanes, Albert Lucchessi, Maria Macedo, Monica Macedo, Joellen Manos, Ashley Marinacci, Rose Marks, David McCarthy, Ian Patrick McDonagh, Patrick McDonagh, Margaret McDonnell, Patricia McEttrick, Jenna McKeown, Tom Mlyniec, Brian Monaghan, Roger Mumper, Cesar Naguit, Zeny Naguit, Barbara Neilson, Quang Nguyen, Dennis Nielsen, Frank Nitti, Ann Nowak, Thomas Martin O’Grady, Matthew Ousterout, Jean Oxenreiter, Dr. Jim Paul, Carolynn Pavini, Jean Payne, Father Mike Pennock, Patty Piekarczyk, Therese Powers, Walter Prochorow, Kayla Redig, Mary Rehak, Deacon Tom Richardt, Ron Rieser, Casey Riha, Elizabeth Ritscherle, Katie Rommel, Peter Ruocco, Harrison Ruzicka, Julie Sanchez, Catherine Sawner, Charles Schenk, Betty Scholp, Virginia Schultz, Kathleen Sebek, Sr. Aniceta Skube, O.P., Debbie Snyder, Robert V. Soriano, Fr. Christopher Steinle, Eileen Stevens, John Stewart, Tom Stone, Allison Surin, George Svec, Stan Szachnitowski, Eileen Szarek, Susan Szczech, Grant Thill, Sheila Thornley, Jeannie Thorpe, Bernice Tokarski, Bernard Toussaint, Akiko Toyohara, Christopher Vacek, Laine VanHoutan, Noah VanHoutan, Charles Villaseñor, Judy Vissepo, Marie Williams, Rund Yaqoob, Rena Yarshen, Stephanie Young-Hayes, Bill Yudchitz, Jayne Zenker, Phyllis Zenzola, Helen Zgoda and Loretta Zilis. Newly added this week: Norma Abdelbaki, Javier Bautista, Manuel Cuevas, Paula Keating, Jean Kuhn, Kim Martin, Edward Michl, Ladonna Monte, Julie Rynne, David Smith, Laura Sniegowski, Frances Talcsick and Helen Louise York. May they and their families be comforted by our prayers and Our Lord’s compassion.

Please Note In the interest of keeping our sick list current, names will remain on the sick list in the bulletin for a period of one month. After a month, the name will be removed, unless a it is requested that the name be kept on the list. Call the parish office at 630-355-1081, to add, remove or keep a name on the sick list.

We wish to offer our sympathy and a promise of our prayers to family and friends on the death of Michael Brophy, Jennifer Dizon, George Duker, Raymond Dwyer, Alexander Harvey, John Malvar and George Taylor.

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 donna@welcomeyouhome.org.


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Tenth Sunday in Ordinary Time READINGS FOR THE WEEK

Monday: Tuesday: Wednesday: Thursday: Friday: Saturday: Sunday:

2 Cor 1:1-7; Ps 34:2-9; Mt 5:1-12 Acts 11:21b-26; 13:1-3; Ps 119:129-133, 135; Mt 5:13-16 2 Cor 3:4-11; Ps 99:5-9; Mt 5:17-19 2 Cor 3:15 -- 4:1, 3-6; Ps 85:9ab, 10-14; Mt 5:20-26 2 Cor 4:7-15; Ps 116:10-11, 15-18; Mt 5:27-32 2 Cor 5:14-21; Ps 103:1-4, 9-12; Mt 5:33-37 2 Sm 12:7-10, 13; Ps 32:1-2, 5 7, 11; Gal 2:16, 19-21; Lk 7:36 -- 8:3 [7:36-50]

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Baby Bottles for Life Mother’s Day to Father’s Day

We are in need of a few volunteers to help with the laundering of the Sacred Linen used at all the Masses. If you would like further information, please contact Pam Adamski at 630-3550222.

Please join us in this family fundraiser that benefits Waterleaf Women’s Center, a pregnancy resource center in Aurora. Your spare change (and paper money too) will allow WCS to continue their life saving and life changing work with mothers and families!

Knitters & Crocheters

Please return your bottle when you come to Mass next weekend, June 15 /16.

Sacred Linen

We will be meeting on Wednesday, June 12th, at 11am in the Ministry Center Upper Level; room 227 to make prayer shawls for our parishioners who are sick or going through difficult times. Please plan to join us, your time and talent is truly appreciated. We will not be meeting in July. For more information, call Paulette at 630-718-2127.

SPONSORED BY SSPP PEOPLE OF LIFE FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT DEBBIE SCANLON at (630) 305-8724

Daily Activities include: • • • • •

Music Classes Movies and recreation Performance opportunities Class Voice lessons Building sight-readings skills (Learning to read music at sight)

Fee:

$75 per student Includes: Professionally trained music staff of 3 teachers; Lunch and snack daily; Camp T-shirt; and games!

Registration Deadline: July 1, 2013 Space is limited! First come — First served!

Don’t DELAY— Register TODAY

When: Monday, August 5, 2013— Friday, August 9, 2013 9:00 am — 2:00 pm Where: Ss. Peter and Paul Church; Ministry Center 36 N Ellsworth Street, Naperville, Illinois Who:

Students in grades 2 — 8

Contact the Office of Sacred Music to register or for more information. 630.718.2119


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The New Evangelization Bible Study – “Walking Toward Eternity” 8 part study, praying the scriptures focusing on key virtues of the Christian life. Monday nights 7-9 pm and Tuesday mornings 9-11 am beginning June 10th/11th. Cost of materials $20.00. To register contact Denise at dstephen@sspeterandpaul.net or 630-718-2156. Applying the Faith to Your Life Walking Toward Eternity is a series of studies designed to help you make real and lasting changes in your life. Through a prayerful reading of Scripture, personal reflection, and a commitment to action, you will grow in faith and be given the means to put it into practice in your daily life. How Does It Work? Walking Toward Eternity combines devotional reading of Scripture (lectio divina), personal journaling, group discussion, video commentary, personal witness, and prayer. All of these components serve to illustrate what it means to be a Christian. You will discover how to live out your faith by turning to Scripture and the teachings of the Church, learning practical steps for living a life of holiness and virtue. Putting Your Faith Into Practice The most important part of these studies is the final step. You are asked to commit to making real changes in your life. Each session is concluded by turning to God in prayer with three simple questions: 1. “What is God placing his hand on in my life? 2. What does he want me to do about it? 3. And, when?”

Book discussion Group Pope Benedict’s “Spirit of the Liturgy.” Monday mornings 9-10 am starting June 10th. To register, contact Mike at mbrummond@sspeterandpaul.net or at 630-718-2154.

Faith Nights Focusing on the nature of the Liturgy. All sessions 7:00 pm in the Social Hall: • • • •

Thursday, June 27th - Fr. Milota, “Liturgy, The Trinity, and the Paschal Mystery” Tuesday, July 2nd – Fr. Martis, “What did Vatican II say about Liturgy?” Tuesday, July 16th – Mike Brummond, “Why Sacraments?” Tuesday, July 23rd – Matthew Sprinkle, “What is Sacred Music?” Praised be Jesus Christ! Mike Brummond Director of the New Evangelization

Attention Parishioners and Visitors

WOMEN’S MORNING OF RECOLLECTION

Please consider spending an hour with our Lord. Adorers are needed for the following hours:

3am Monday 9am Thursday 7pm Saturday

All women are warmly invited to our next MOR which will be held on Tuesday, June 11th from 10:00am-noon in the Holy Family Chapel in the Ministry Center. The recollection includes Confession, meditations, a practical talk, time for private prayer and Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament. Babysitting will be available (call Juliana Hepburn at 630-877-0010), but reservations are required 48 hours in advance. We hope you can join us!

Please consider visiting with our Lord at this time. Call Barb at 630-885-1726 or blandiak@gmail.com

For further information, call Mary Buch at 630-961-8342.


June 9, 2013

Tenth Sunday in Ordinary Time MOMS GROUP The MOMs (Meeting Other Mothers) Group brings together Catholic mothers committed to family and community service. We meet monthly for support, friendship and affirmation of our role as Catholic mothers. Our fellowship opportunities include weekly playgroups, meals for moms, rosaries, service activities, moms’ night out and children’s activities. Check out our web link from the SSPP home page: www.sspeterandpaul.net/moms-group

Please email ssppmoms@gmail.com for more information on group events. MOMs Group is always excited to welcome new members!

LUNCHEON AT ALLGAUER’S (in the Lisle Hilton)

When: Tuesday, June 11th Cost:

$16.00

Time:

12:00 noon

(Bus leaves the church at 11:45)

Includes: • Bus Transportation - 11:45am •

Buffet Luncheon -Chef’s selection of seasonal salads -Soup of the day -Three entrees served each day -Vegetables, pasta and rice -Homemade desserts -Beverage (Coffee Iced Tea, or Soft Drink)

Make checks payable to Ss Peter and Paul Church and send them to Deacon Michael Crowell in the St. Paul Center

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Walk in the Footsteps of the Missionaries of the Faith throughout the Ages! Have you ever wished you could significantly participate in the Church’s New Evangelization efforts, as promulgated by John Paull II, Benedict XVI, and now Pope Francis? Just as the First Century – and every century since – needed the apostles and missionaries of the Gospel to learn about the love and mercy of God, so does the Twenty First! Follow in the footsteps of our patron saints, Sts. Peter and Paul, and set out on a journey in this New Springtime of the Faith to be a modern day “missionary”… in Naperville! Perhaps our little corner of the world doesn’t sound as fascinating as Antionch or Iconium or Macedonia, but the people and their stories are. If you have a personal commitment, passion, and hunger for the Faith, the Catholic Church, and the Sacraments (pursuit of holiness, in other words); a good, basic knowledge of the Faith and teachings of the Church; willingness to witness the Faith with courage and gentleness; and a sense of humor and appreciation of life, join us in this ministry of visiting the families and members of your local Church, the SSPP Body of Christ. Share the most important thing in your life with others – your faith in Christ! You will be helping people to find their true home. Travel at your own pace, schedule, and comfort level. What have you got to lose? Almost no threat of shipwreck, stoning or imprisonment and so much to gain: your sanctification and that of your neighbors! Your evangelization will be a tremendous encouragement to all you meet (even if the seeds don’t sprout instantaneously) and to you. We invite you to an informational meeting and training session: Tuesday, June 18 7:00 p.m. St. Paul Center for the New Evangelization If you have questions prior to the meeting, please contact Will Marrero at sspphomevisit@gmail.com or by phone at 312-362-5065. Please join us and discover the enduring joy and miracles of modern missionary work! “It was not you who chose me, says the Lord, but I who chose you and appointed you to go and bear fruit, fruit that will last.” (John 15:16)

DO YOUR ROSARIES NEED REPAIR? Drop them off at the Parish Office during regular office hours, tagged with your name and phone number. You’ll receive a call when the work has been completed.


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The Saints Peter and Paul Peace and Social Justice Committee invites you to explore Catholic Relief Services’ microfinance operations. If you don’t know what it is, don’t worry. If you think you know what it is, hold that thought. As social justice topics go, microfinance is very trendy right now. Most people who have heard of it would describe it along these lines: “lending small amounts of money to poor people in lesser-developed countries so they can start or expand a small business.” While this description isn’t necessarily wrong, it is inadequate. Microfinance refers to financial products and services designed for the poor. That can include credit, savings, deposits, remittances or transfers, insurance, or anything else we might do with our money here in the first world. According to The Consultative Group to Assist the Poor, research has shown that more than half of the total adult population has “no access to the types of formal financial services delivered by regulated financial institutions wealthier people rely on.” Microfinance is aimed particularly at these people. Microfinance activities appear to have a positive impact on many other areas of development, so it’s no wonder microfinance institutions (MFIs) have received a lot of attention lately. The Grameen Bank and its founder, Muhammad Yunus, received a Nobel Peace Prize in 2006 for their work in microfinance, particularly microcredit (which may be one reason why credit and loans are the most well-known aspect of microfinance). However, loans are not always a good option, and MFIs are often inaccessible to the poorest of the poor and/or those who live in rural areas. Catholic Relief Services has over 20 years of involvement in microfinance, including successful work with MFIs. While this is still an important part of their microfinance work, CRS saw the need for a more holistic approach to microfinance that can be tailored to fit the needs of any population, no matter how poor or remote. That’s why CRS developed Savings and Internal Lending Communities (SILC). As CRS president and CEO Carolyn Y. Woo recently told USCatholic.org, “The whole idea is no matter how poor you are, if we gather people, like 20 or 30 people together, and every week or month consistently they give whatever they can—even if it is 25 cents or 50 cents—then together they would be able to have a pool of money and they could take turns accessing it.” Pooling resources in order to make best use of them is not a new idea. However, CRS has provided the innovation to bring this model to more people, with maximum impact. Here’s a simplified version of how SILC generally works: (1) a CRS-trained field agent helps a group select and form itself, (2) the field agent provides group members with training, (3) members begin saving and contributing to the fund, (4) once funds are sufficient, members can take out loans and use the funds to grow businesses, (5) borrowing members repay their loans with interest, (6) at the end of the cycle (often 6 to 12 months), members receive their original savings contribution, plus the profits earned on that amount, (7) the saving and lending cycle starts again. After about one year or one cycle, CRS steps back and the SILC group (thanks to the initial training and oversight provided by CRS) is entirely self-sufficient and self-governed. Because the groups are self-selected, self-owned and self-governed, there are variations from group to group. Some groups meet more frequently than others. Some groups choose to have minimum and maximum deposit amounts. While the I in SILC stands for internal, groups can choose to lend outside the circle as another way to grow the fund. Furthermore, many groups have a social fund which acts as a sort of safety net in case of emergencies, providing a kind of insurance to those for whom formal insurance plans are either inaccessible or unaffordable. One interesting detail is that most groups keep funds and ledgers in a box with three padlocks on it. The treasurer keeps the box, but three other members each keep a key, so it takes four people to unlock the box. After about seven years of SILC programming, CRS is celebrating over one million members served in 35 countries, a vast majority of which are in Africa. While the program is open to both genders, about 80 to 90 percent of SILC members are women, and the program has worked well for them. The annual return on investment for SILC members has been between 25 and 40 percent (jealous?). It’s one thing to put more money in people’s pockets, but how does that money help people live better lives? For the most vulnerable members, SILC enables them simply to feed their families a sufficient amount of food on a regular basis. SILC activities also help members pay school fees and health care costs, meet the challenges of HIV and AIDS, support and protect orphans and vulnerable children (some of whom are members themselves), resist human trafficking, re-integrate with their communities following regional conflict, and improve their quality of life in a host of other ways. Because SILC activities can help tackle so many important development issues, CRS has integrated them with many other areas of programming. The nonfinancial benefits of SILC may be just as important as the financial ones. Members often cite mutual support and encouragement as their favorite things about SILC. Being able to rely on one another for nonfinancial help provides members with an added sense of security. Training and experience managing money build confidence, and members often pass their skills on to their children. Regular group meetings make SILC a good platform to raise awareness of important issues, and the social capital members gain through SILC has made them agents of positive change in their community. Nothing succeeds like success, and demand for SILC has grown so large that CRS and its partners can’t afford to pay field agents to provide training and support to everyone who wants to form a group. In order to meet this demand, CRS has developed the Private Service Provider (continued on next page)


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(PSP) model. CRS provides intensive training and certification to local field officers, who often come from SILC groups. Those field officers, called Private Service Providers, can then offer their services to help form new SILC groups, or provide technical support to existing groups. Since groups are willing to pay for this support, the PSPs earn money for their work. They can also take on apprentices who can then be trained and certified as PSPs as well. As Woo told USCatholic.org, “We’re actually creating new opportunities for people. It’s passing on to others so that the work can grow beyond CRS.” SILC is also leading to further microfinance innovation. Members in Benin asked for a better way to manage health costs, beyond what their social funds covered. Insurance is one of the trickiest financial products to make work, but CRS and their partners created a health microinsurance (HMI) product for these members. The product was launched last year, and although some challenges have presented themselves, the initial feedback from subscribers was generally positive, including improved access to health care and ability to follow prescribed treatments. Of course, we can only scratch the surface here. More information, and stories of individuals who have benefited from SILC and CRS’ microfinance operations are available at http://crs.org/microfinance/. The Catholic Relief Services and CRS Technical Productions YouTube channels have several illuminating videos about SILC and SILC members. A SILC member featured in one video provides the perfect takehome message: “SILC has the love of uniting people.” That’s success.

American Heritage Girls Troop# 0908  We are excited to announce that our new American Heritage Girls Troop #0908 at SS Peter and Paul Parish has been approved. We are currently looking for Unit Leaders who will lead activities within an age group. We will be deciding on a meeting time and day as well as starting our training for leaders in the next few weeks. If you haven’t filled out an information form, please contact Maura Marcotte, maura.marcotte@gmail.com. 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 (marybeth@zhitech.com for more details.

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

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We are looking for several volunteers to assist with weddings at SSPP. The time required would be 45 minutes for the rehearsal and two and a half hours on day of wedding. Pam Adamski at 630-355-0222 for further

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 June 18th) 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 630305-8724. 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 www.fvfapp.org. 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.


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St. Francis Chapel of Eucharistic Adoration Flame of Faith Candles 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 June 9: The seven Day Devotional Candles, at the altar of our Lord, in the Saint Francis Adoration Chapel, are being offered for the following intentions: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6.

For the protection of the unborn. For an increase to vocations to the priesthood from our parish. For spiritual growth of all students during the summer vacation. For the safety of all travelers. For the healing of Rund. For peace in our families.

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Beginning this fall at Ss. Peter and Paul!

Biblical Institute of the Diocese of Joliet Here’s your chance to join our excellent diocesan Bible school right here at this parish. The Biblical Institute offers in-depth study of the Bible, from the Catholic point of view, presented by trained and experienced Catholic teachers. For information, go to: www.dioceseofjoliet.org/reo/biblicalinstitutedoj.asp Or call: 815-838-6475. ALSO: Biblical Institute Previews at Ss. Peter and Paul June 26 (7 p.m.), August 27 (9:30 a.m.) More information on previews to come.

Legion of Mary Our Lady of Sorrows Praesidium‌ TRANSITIONAL HOUSING MINISTRY SSPP Transitional Housing Prayer Most loving Father in Heaven, Open our eyes to behold You in the faces of our sisters and our brothers. Help us to protect and bless one another. Life is so fragile. Grace us with the tenderness to value those in need, remembering we are all in need and we are all homeless until at last we dwell in You.

WEDDING ANNIVERSARY MASS The Diocese of Joliet will hold its Thirty-fifth annual Wedding Anniversary Mass on Sunday, September 8, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. at the Cathedral of St. Raymond in Joliet. If you are celebrating either your 25th or 50th anniversary this year, please contact the parish office at 630-355-1081 so that we may submit your name to the Diocese for a formal invitation. Those celebrating over 50 year anniversaries do not receive a formal invitation, but will be able to register to attend at a later date.

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.

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: elizabeth_ministry@sbcglobal.net.


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SERRA CLUB OF DUPAGE MEETING Join the Serra Club at their next meeting on Monday, June 17th at St Petronille Parish, 420 Glenwood Avenue, Glen Ellyn. The evening will begin at 6:00PM with Rosary and Mass in the Church. Fellowship and Dinner will follow in the Parish Center. Guest speakers, Steve and Debbie Pawlowicz, fellow members of Serra, are the proud parents of newly ordained Fr. Michael Pawlowicz. At monthly meetings Serra members often enjoy hearing from our seminarians about their ongoing journey to the priesthood. It will be especially interesting to hear the story of a vocations journey made by parents of a priest. To find out more about SERRA or to make a reservation for the dinner, please contact Joann Carr carrgeojo@gmail.com or 630-665-0994.

Volunteers Needed for Back to School Fair Catholic Charities is hosting the DuPage County Back To School Fair on Wednesday August 7, 2013 at the Odeum Expo Center, Villa Park. It is a one stop shopping event of health and human services for families living on low incomes in DuPage County with children ages newborn to 18 years. Volunteers are needed: Tuesday August 6th for set up: Shifts: 10am-12pm or 1pm-3pm th

Wednesday August 7 for the FAIR Shifts: 10:30am-2:30pm or 2:30pm-6:00pm Please contact Yvonne Morrongiello at 630-495-8008 ext. 2122 or ymorrongiello@cc-doj.org for more information.

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Knights of Columbus Council No. 1369 Happenings 615 E. Ogden Ave., Naperville, IL 60563 www.napervillekofc.org 06-15 – Saturday – St. Raphael Blood Drive 06-15 – Saturday – Pro-Life Rosary at Planned Parenthood – 9:00 AM (John Zabinski) PRAYERS NEEDED 06-?? – Sunday – Deceased Knights Memorial Mass – 9:30 AM – SSPP Holy Family Chapel (Tom Wilson) Brunch to follow – location TBD (Tom Wilson) 06-16 – Sunday – Father’s Day – Bottles for Babies Fund Drive Ends (John Hoyt) 06-18 – Tuesday – KayCee Club Meeting – 7:00 PM - ALL ARE WELCOME TO ATTEND 06-27 – Thursday – Adoration Chapel – 7 to 8 PM – Social to follow location TBD – (Eddie Collins) 06-30 – Sunday – Feast of Ss. Peter and Paul 9:30 AM Mass – (Mike Rynne) 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, Edward Collins at 815-782-7388 or our Membership Director, Nick Thompson at 815-871-4218. The KC Hall is available for parties and meetings. Contact Rich Lichter at 630-355-2476 for more information. Our aluminum can collection has been success. It has provided us the funding we support our priests and seminarians. continue to drop off your aluminum cans the trailer behind the KC Hall.

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Vocation Reflections from Parents Can my son be happy living a priest's life? If his happiness right now is any indication for the future, I have no doubt that Jim will be happy as a priest! I am often asked if I am worried he will be lonely, or if I'm saddened by the fact that he won't have a family. I think initially I mourned the thought of his not marrying and having children, but as I have watched him in this journey, I realized that he will have the opportunity to be a father to many. He taught Totus Tuus the last three summers and had the privilege to meet so many wonderful families and friends within our diocese. Witnessing how the seminarians are welcomed and loved by so many in these parishes helped me realize that while he won't have the traditional type family, he will be surrounded by a spiritual family that will welcome and love him. There is also a tremendous bond between the seminarians and I find great comfort in that. They alone understand what they are each going through, and are wonderful sources of friendship and support for each other. And finally, he has his family. We understand his life will be incredibly busy, but he knows that we, his parents and his sisters, will be there to support and love him always. Peg Olofson, mother of Jim Olofson 4th Year College St. Walter, Roselle

ST. VINCENT DE PAUL SOCIETY In the Gospel, we see how Jesus was moved with pity and said to the widow, “Do not cry”, and the people knew that “God had visited his people.” When you hear the cries of the poor and reach out to help them, deep in their hearts the poor know that “God has visited them.” We thank all who continue to support our efforts to help the poor by making a donation in the green envelopes found in the rear of the church or chapel.

DONATE YOUR USED CAR Call Naperville CARES to donate your old car. Naperville CARES will take your car, repair it, and give it to a person in need. High priority is given to those clients who need a car to drive to a job or medical appointments. While many organizations requesting car donations sell your car, Naperville CARES actually gives your car to a worthy recipient. Enjoy the satisfaction of knowing you have helped someone remain independent. To donate, call 630-3690200.


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Registration Open for Iconography Workshop St. George Byzantine Catholic Church in Aurora is hosting their 13th annual Iconography Workshop July 22-26 at the Church at 720 Rural St. in Aurora. This is an introduction to the liturgical art of the Christian East by iconographer Phil Zimmerman. The icons to be written this year are St. Mary Magdalene and St. Kateri Tekakwitha. Painting and presentations will be held each day from 9 AM - 5 PM. Great artistic talent is not required and supplies are included in the $300 registration fee. The registration deadline is July 15, but interested participants should register immediately as the number of spaces is limited. Registrants do not have to be parishioners of St. George. For more information or to register call 630-851-4002.

REPORTING SEXUAL ABUSE: Anyone who has reasonable cause to suspect the sexual abuse of a minor by a member of the clergy or other Church personnel is urged to report the matter immediately. To inform the Diocese of Joliet, call Mrs. Judith Speckman (Victim Assistance Coordinator) at 815-263-6467 or write the Diocese of Joliet, 425 Summit Street, Joliet 60435. Contact DCFS at 1800-252-2873 or call the office of the local County States Attorney.

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YOUNG ADULT WIDE OPEN WORSHIP A night for all young adults! We come together for Adoration, live praise and worship music and a potluck gathering. This year's theme is "Come to the Water". Take a break and let the Lord refresh your soul! Friday June 14 7pm-9pm (potluck to follow so please bring a dish to share) at St. Mary Immaculate Plainfield, IL (in the Church).


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