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Holy Names Of Jesus and Mary Catholic Church Divine Mercy Sunday - April 7, 2013

COMMUNITY NEWS Second Fortnight for Freedom: Not another program but part of a movement for life, marriage and religious liberty. Invitation to “prayer and penance”, Archbishop Cordileone says Second Fortnight for Freedom is being planned for June/July. This will emphasize faith and marriage and will also emphasize the need for conscience protection for religious organizations. (see bulletin board for more details about prayer requests for the year, such as fasting from meat on Fridays, daily family prayers, and Eucharistic Holy Hour. Year of Faith Pilgrimage: Our Lady of Sorrows Church in Memphis, TN, is sponsoring a pilgrimage to Fatima, Santiago de Compostela, Avila, Madrid, and Lourdes to celebrate the Year of Faith( November 5-15) The cost is $3,350 (double occupancy) from Memphis, including taxes, surcharges, daily breakfast and six dinners. For a color brochure with complete details contact Carolyn Roberts at (901) 353-1530. Space is limited. TASTE OF JUBILEE - Blue Streak Scholarship Fund’s 9th annual food tasting and silent auction will be held on Friday, April 19, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. at the Pink Palace Museum. Tickets are $75 per person or $85 at the door and are available by calling the Pink Palace at 320-6362 or online at tasteofjubilee.org. Proceeds benefit the Jubilee Schools. Divine Mercy Sunday: St. Ann’s in Bartlett—April 7, 2:30, Rosary to the Mother of Mercy: 3:00 Chaplet of the Divine Mercy; (3:00-4:45— Priests will be available for Confessions (also Spanish): Veneration of 1st Class Relic of St. Faustina and Icon of the Divine Mercy. Any questions? Call Jay, 438-7772. St. Anne Parish (Highland): 75th Anniversary celebration with banquet, Sunday, April 21, at CBHS at 5:30. This is to honor all the priests and deacons who served at St. Anne and priests and sisters who grew up at or were once Parishioners at St. Anne. Everyone is invited to the delicious meal prepared by alumnus Chef Jackson Kramer, Executive Chef of Interim Restaurant. Come express gratitude to those who served. $30/person and $15/children under 12. Call 323-3817 by April 8th to get tickets. Holy Cow Steak Cook-off and Dinner: Church of the Holy Spirit, April 13, 6-9PM, 2300 Hickory Crest Drive. Steak Dinner $16—Kids Meal $3. Dining areas in both Batson Center and outdoors. Play Games / Spend time in the Beer/Wine Garden. Have fun with friends. Weekend Parish Retreat Church of the Holy Spirit: April 19-21 at Our Lady Queen of Peace Retreat Center. EUCHARIST: Be What You See: Monthly Sunday Social for People with Special Needs: Sunday, April 7, 5-7pm, Church of the Nativity. More Info: 373-1237. Rachel’s Vineyard: Suffering with emotional or spiritual pain after an abortion? Experience the healing love of Jesus at a retreat, July 12-14, at Our Lady Queen of Peace Retreat Center. Participation strictly confidential. More info: Contact Mary at 901-277-5114 or rachelsvineyard@att.net

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PARISH STAFF: Rev. Martin Orjianioke, Pastor Ms. Angela Delaney, Admin. Secretary/Bkkp Sister Deborah Ugbene, Volunteer Patricia Kellum, Volunteer MUSIC MINISTRY Mr. Robert Clayborne, Director FINANCE COUNCIL Rev. Martin Orjianioke Ms. Loletha Norman, Secretary Dr. Reginald Peyton Mrs. Claudette Seymour, Chairperson Ms. Lytia Reese Ms. Angela Delaney SOCIAL MINISTRY Ms. Joe Ann Bradley

DIRECTOR OF RELIGIOUS EDUCATION: Rev. Martin Orjianioke Mr. David Hamilton PARISH COUNCIL: Rev. Martin Orjianioke, Pastor Ms. Loletha Norman, Vice President Ms. Lisa Lynch, Secretary Mrs. Claudette Seymour, Finance Mrs. Veronica Coleman-Davis, Liturgy

YOUTH & YOUNG ADULT: Mr. David Hamilton

SOCIAL LIFE Ms. Josephine Bradley

BAPTISMS: Baptisms are scheduled by appointment with a minimum of one month notice. Baptism Class is offered the 1st Wednesday of the month, 6:00pm in the Church. Contact the Parish Office to make reservations.

MATRIMONY: Couples planning to marry at our parish should call at least 6 months prior to setting the date. The couples have to complete the marriage preparation program established for the parish and Diocese. *Actual wedding date is established AFTER the marriage preparation has begun.

FUNERALS: Upon the death of a loved one, the Parish Office and Priest should be notified immediately BEFORE arrangements are made with the funeral director. The Priest will provide the family with the assistance necessary for scheduling the funeral and planning the appropriate liturgy.


DIVINE MERCY SUNDAY

WELCOME & REGISTRATION

April 7, 2013

We welcome any visitors who may be with us today, including those who may not share our Catholic faith. Whether you’re passing through town, visiting family and friends or looking for a new church home, we pray that our celebration of the sacred liturgy today was a meaningful one for you. If you are a new member, please complete a census form and return it to the Church Office or drop it in the collection basket. Census forms can be found on shelf in the foyer. If you are a visitor, please sign the guest book and include your address with your zip code.

“Blessed are those who have not seen and have believed.”

PLEASE PRAY FOR: Those without food or shelter. The sick and shut

POPE’S INTENTIONS—APRIL 2013

-in in our community and remember the parishioners and friends of Holy Names. Prayer: Jessie Wilson, George Malone, Christie Johnson, Innocent & Antwyneice Ufeu Shut In: Mrs. Lewis, Rickey Smith, Mildred MacLin, Leroy Taylor, Doug Johnson, Pinkie Williams, Eileen Stewart and Stanley Edgerton. PLEASE NOTE: If you are sick and/or shut-in or know of someone who is, and is in need of communion, confession or a prayer visit, please call the office to let us know so that arrangements can be made. Contact the Parish Office Mon-Thurs, 9am-4pm if you need to add the name of a loved one to the list.

SUPPORT OUR TROOPS IN PRAYER—Our sons, daughters and family members are halfway around the world serving our country. Help support our troops in prayer. Please contact the Parish Office if you would like to add the name of a family member, friend or loved one. Monday-Thursday; 9am-4pm.

Do you show mercy to others?

Liturgy, Source of Life. That the public prayerful celebration of faith may give life to the faithful.

Sunday, April 7, 2013

Mission Churches. That mission churches may be signs and instruments of hope and resurrection.

Wednesday, April 10th

Private Intention Anonymous

Thursday, April 11th

Private Intention Anonymous

Friday, April 12 th

Private Intention Anonymous

If someone asks you what you, as a Catholic believe, tell them about the Nicene Creed which sums up the most important tenets of our faith. The Catechism of the Catholic Church is an excellent, searchable resource to understand all aspects of the Catholic faith. If you have questions, please feel free to contact Fr. Martin or the office staff. OFFERING MASSES is a great way to honor birthdays for the living, and Praying for your deceased relatives And friends! It helps those for whom masses are offered, as well as assisting the church.

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STEWARDSHIP

MASS INTENTIONS FOR THE WEEK

Tuesday, April 9th

Mr. & Mrs. John Fahey by Capt/ Mrs. Counts + Ed DuFrene, by Kellum Family

Sunday 04/07/2013 Stewardship is based on the spiritual principals of the Old Testament and the teachings of Jesus; and where it has been implemented, both givers’ and receivers’ lives have been changed. Our weekly goal is $3,000 03/31/13—Total $1,052 Seminarian $55

MASS INTENTIONS for the living and the deceased are taken at the Parish Office during office hours. If you are looking for a specific Mass time and date, please try to arrange this several weeks in advance, Monday - Friday 9-4p.m.

Generosity of spirit, guided by the Holy Spirit, tithing (your treasure), among talents, was exemplified by so many accounts of great generosity in the Apostolic period, as found in the early chapters of the Book of Acts and in references of Saint Paul to collections he took up from among the Gentile Christians . ARE WE GENEROUS?

LITURGICAL MINISTRY SCHEDULE Date

Greeter/Ushers

Welcome/Cantor

Lectors

Eucharistic Minister

04/7//2013

Rose Cummings Rebecca Ufeu

Claudette Seymour Sandra Bland

Lisa Lynch Eniola McKinney

Oliver Peyton Janice Traller

Derrick Taylor Markeith Taylor Jasmine Williams

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Keahnte McKinney Rebecca Ufeu

Claudette Seymour

Lytia Reese David Hamilton

Loletha Norman Maggie Rogers

Derrick Taylor Markeith Taylor Jasmine Williams

(This information was obtain from the internet using key words Divine Mercy, Divine Mercy Saints and Divine Mercy pictures)

On October 5, 1938, a young religious by the name Sister Faustina (Helen Kowalska) of the Congregation of Sisters of Our Lady of Mercy in Cracow, Poland, came from a very poor family that had struggled hard on their little farm during the terrible years of WWI. Sister had had only three years of very simple education. Hers were the humblest of tasks in the convent, usually in the kitchen or the vegetable garden, or as a porter. On February 22, 1931, Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ appeared to this simple nun, bringing with Him a wonderful message of Mercy for all mankind. Saint Faustina tells us in her diary under this date: "In the evening, when I was in my cell, I became aware of the Lord Jesus clothed in a white garment. One hand was raised in blessing, In her diary Faustina predictthe other was touching the garment at the breast. From the opening ed that her work would be of the garment at the breast there came forth two large rays, one suppressed for some time, red and the other pale. In silence I gazed intently at the Lord; then accepted again. Two my soul was overwhelmed with fear, but also with great joy. After a while Jesus said to me, 'paint an image according to the pattern decades after her death the you see, with the inscription: Jesus, I trust in You.'" Divine Mercy devotion was banned by the Vatican, but Some time later, Our Lord again spoke to her: was approved again in 1978 and she was declared the "The pale ray stands for the Water which makes souls righteous; first saint of the 21st century in April 2000. The Dithe red ray stands for the Blood which is the life of souls. These vine Mercy devotion is now followed by over 100 two rays issued forth from the depths of My most tender Mercy at that time when My agonizing Heart was opened by a lance on the million Catholics. Cross....Fortunate is the one who will dwell in their shelter, for the just hand of God shall not lay hold of him."

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PLEASE NOTE: If you are unable to fulfill your role, it is your responsibility to find a replacement. If you would like to be added to the Ministry Schedule, please contact the Parish Office or call Mrs. Veronica Coleman-Davis. Bishop’s Appeal 2013: Team Sandra Bland, David Hamilton & Claudette Seymour Rosary: Please come early (8:30a.m.) and join Loletha in praying the Rosary before Mass on Sunday. Noon Mass: Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. Advertisements: Holy Names is seeking businesses and/or professionals to advertise in our church bulletin to offset the costs of our printing the bulletin each week. April Birthdays: Keahnte McKinney, Loletha Norman, Tonya King Holy Names would be happy if you can work at our Social Ministry Office, call the Parish Office. Confirmation Schedule for Holy Names: 7p.m., Wed., April 17th @ the Cathedral. Let us pray for Jasmine Williams as she accepts the responsibility of being confirmed in her faith. ENTER TO WIN: Sign up students for enrollment @ Holy Names School. When you get students signed up, your name will be entered into a drawing pool to WIN $300.00. The more students you get signed up, the better your chances are of winning! See Principal Reese or Angela Delaney for applications. Volunteers Needed!! What are your talents God has given that you will share with Others? Think About It!

THANK YOU! To all those who donated money for flowers, cleaned and decorated the church. CHURCH OF THE HOLY SPIRIT CORNER—. 2300 Hickory Crest Drive, Memphis, TN 38119 Volunteers from Holy Spirit have the Soup Kitchen here at Holy Names on Mondays. Check out the Holy Cow Steak Off Dinner & Cook Out flyer on the announcement board!

New voices for the Choir are always welcome. Come and Join Us! Choir Rehearsal is on Wednesday at 5:30p.m.


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