Our Lady Of Mount Carmel Historic Catholic Church Serving the community since 1894 JANUARY 20, 2013
3549 Navajo Street Denver, CO 80211 Phone: (303) 455-0447 Fax: (303) 455-5487 Parish Hall: (303) 433-1049 Address:
E-mail: email@example.com Website: www.ourladymountcarmel.com Pastoral Staff Rev. Hugh M. Guentner, OSM Pastor Crystal Peccia Religious Education Bill Coffey Barbara Iacovetta Steve Luciano
Support Staff Facilities Manager Secretary/Bulletin Sacristan
In Residence Rev. Gabriel M. Weber, OSM Rev. Gabriel M. Ramacciotti, OSM Rev. Mark M. Franceschini, OSM Gloria Raigoza, RN 720-321-0083
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WORSHIP SCHEDULE SATURDAY: 4:00 PM ANTICIPATED MASS SUNDAY: 7:00 AM, 9:00 AM, and 11:00 AM MON.-FRI.: 7:30 AM SATURDAY: 8:00 AM
VISION STATEMENT It is our vision at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel, a Catholic Community, led by Jesus and empowered by the Holy Spirit, to proclaim and live the Gospel. We accomplish this through our shared Baptism, celebrations of the sacraments, prayer, hospitality and service to others. Visitors and New Parishioners, WELCOME! If you came as a visitor and would like to join Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Parish, please return the information below by dropping it in the offertory basket. Full Name:_______________________________
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OUR LADY OF MOUNT CARMEL Food For Faith Living from the desk of Fr. Mark The foundation stones of meaningful faith are the focus of this week’s readings as we enter into the life of Jesus ministering to the people and making the Good News from God visible, real, true! Nice words, lovely images. Do I believe? Well, that’s relative to where I am, what I do and how much I understand, accept and respond to this. These are the pillars of all relationships, be they between God and us (me), which is faith, between me and another (marriage, family friendship) or me and many others (community, nation, culture, religion, work place). For a living faith, do I truly hear and believe God’s promise so beautifully expressed by Isaiah (1st reading) wherein God speaks of an intimate relationship using the imagery of marriage. If I believe, this opens my life to powerful responsibilities and commitments. Does any marriage survive or thrive without this response? For a living faith, I need to see God’s handiwork alive and well in my daily life and in myself. St. Paul (2nd reading) simply and clearly reminds us that God provides us with what we need. As unique and different as each of us is, all of us are endowed with a variety of gifts. If we appreciate the gifts, I will sincerely and gratefully share it with others thus giving life to relationships. What marriage, family, community or beyond will not thrive wherein all bless each other with who I am? This is building the kingdom, pure and simple. It won’t happen because we worship: it will happen when we express ourselves generously to each other. That’s the message our mother, model and example, Mary, offers us in the first sign of Who Jesus is (Gospel). At a wedding feast, the wine runs out. Mary asks Jesus to help the newlyweds in their embarrassment. Jesus changes water into wine! The message, and its meaning for all persons of faith, are the words Mary directs to the servants and all of us: “Do whatever He tells you!” Living faith is heeding God’s Word (Jesus). We do so, not by knowing what He said, but by doing what He asks! It is as simple and difficult as that! That’s why faith is a challenge: do we believe in this mystery we name God? JANUARY 5 & 6 = $4,346.00
2nd COLLECTION This weekend, Jan. 19 & 20, we take up the collection for the Religious Sister, Brothers and Priests. Please, be as generous as you can.
Saturday, Jan. 19 – Anticipated Sun. Mass 4:00 pm-+Joe & Charlene Pontarelli/Children Sunday, Jan. 20 - 2nd Sunday in Ordinary Time 7:00 am-+Alex. A. Iacovetta/Kristin Garcia & Stevie 9:00 am-Our Parishioners 11:00 am-+Mary Alice Bramming/Kristina Bonarelli Monday, Jan. 21 7:30 am - Steve Luciano/Edith Falasco Tuesday, Jan. 22 7:30 am -+Lillian Marsico/Russ & Kathleen Parisi Wednesday, Jan. 23 7:30 am -+Martha LaGuardia/Susan Roth Thursday, Jan. 24 7:30 am -+Josephine Parisi/Larry & Sharyn Griffith Friday, Jan. 25 7:30 am -+Richard MacDonald/Patrick & Claudia Mitchell Saturday, Jan. 26 8:00 am -+Annette Piccolo/Paul & Nicki Battista 4:00 pm -+Charlie Chavez/Eva Chavez Sunday, Jan. 27 - 3rd Sunday in Ordinary Time 7:00 am -+Viola ‘DiPace’ Crum/Crum Family 9:00 am -+Ray Longo/Robert Longo 11:00 am - Our Parishioners REST IN PEACE
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SICK LIST Paula ‘Seno” Lyon*Cheryl Carlson*Leonard Piccolo *Elmer Ricci*Mary & Dwain Spreier & Family* Katherine Thomasson*Helen Philips*Katie Gallegos*Myrtle & Frank Amato*Lela Casa*Jerry Canzona*Cris Brumaugh *Tammy Pullano *Rosemary Zamboni*Steve Zipperle Sandy Moses*Dave Winczewski*Fred Mauro*Natalie Martinez *Don Hendricks*Millie Zarlengo*Frank Cordova*Carl Camacho *Cynthia Ramirez*Linda’Palizzi’ Kercheval*Linda Jo Marinaro *Secundina Osornio Sotelo*JulieFigliolino Burcar *Firemen*Police*Military Personal
Prima Domenica Mass is celebrated in Italian the first Sunday of each month at 9:00 am. A Cultural Reception is celebrated in the Parish Hall after the Mass. BAPTISMS 2013 Baptisms are scheduled quarterly on the following Sundays at 12 Noon: January 13th, April 14th, July 14, October 13th. Baptismal class is mandatory. You must make arrangements with the priest first. Classes are on the Thursday January 10th, April 11th, July 11th, October 10th at 7:00 pm in the Parish Office. MARRIAGE A wedding may be scheduled after a consultation with a
priest or deacon. Please call the rectory for an appointment. Please notice preparation is eight months to a year. RECONCILIATION Saturday: 3:30-4:00 pm or by appointment with Confessor. ANOINTING OF THE SICK Upon request. Please call the rectory. ..
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SCHEDULE OF EVENTS SUNDAY, JAN. 20 ECUMENICAL SUNDAY MONDAY, JAN. 21 MARTIN LUTHER KING DAY The office will be closed. 2:30 pm - STVDP MTG.office TUESDAY, JAN. 22 DAY OF PRAYER ROE v. WADE anniversary 10:00 am - Black Hawk Trip meet in the parking lot WEDNESDAY, JAN. 23 7:00 pm - Choir Practice THURSDAY, JAN. 23 6:30-8:00 pm-Religious Edhall FRIDAY, JAN. 24 Conversion of St. Paul
Dear Parishioners: Just a reminder that the Church will be under renovation from Monday, January 21st to Friday, March 15th. We will celebrate the weekend Mass in the parish hall during this time. We are using the same schedule: Saturday at 4:00 pm, Sunday at 7:00, 9:00 and 11:00 am. There will be no Prima Domenica reception until the renovation is completed. Daily Mass will be celebrated in the parish office area at 7:30 am, Monday – Friday and 8:00 am on Saturday. We appreciate your cooperation. The lighting is to be repaired and we are also painting the Church during this time. Please be patient, Padre Ugo Lord we Pray: That during this Year of Faith, all Catholics will publically proclaim their love for Christ and His Church. ALTAR & ROSARY • Please save the date, Sat., Feb. 9, 2013 for the 3rd Annual La Festa d’Amore Dinner & Dance at Lakewood Country Club. Call Phyllis 303-431-8858, Rosemary P. 303428-2274, Gloria 303-455-1641, Nikki 303-463-0793, Danielle 720-524-6185, or Dominique 303-386-3115. Ticket Cost: $50 per ticket. • Call Irene Fanning (303-455-3317), Ange Main (303-424-1998) or Lucille Zupancic (303-986-6005) for your seat on the bus to Black Hawk on Tues., Jan. 22, 10am - 4pm.
SUNDAY, JAN. 27 Catholic Schools Week Begin weekend Masses in the STVP REPORT to the Parish for the month of Dec. 2012 December receipts were $1,433.00 which consists of $1,333.00 from the Poor Box & $100 Parish Hall from the Frank Elliott Memorial. Total expenses of $1,403.86 include: Rent - $1,064, Marriage Encounter Water - $209.86 & Xcel - $130. Mar. 8-10, June 21-23, Aug. 2- An estimate of the value of the Vinny Tree donations is $1,580. Your generosity this Holy 4, Nov. 8-10, for info call Season is appreciated by the recipients, and yet we are turning many away. Brenda or Gary Granger granger@northerncoloradome. org. RESPECT LIFE • For all who have been hurt by the Supreme Court’s Roe v. Wade, Fund Raiser Guardian Angels, 1843 W. 52nd Ave., decision during its 40 years of legalized abortion on demand. Denver, is sponsoring a bus trip • Join us for the March for Life Denver, Sun., Jan. 20th, at 12:30 pm to Lady Luck Casino in on the west Capitol steps. The events are listed on our website: Blackhawk, Sat., Feb. 16th. Call Ray 303-433-5672 or Joe mfldenver.org. 303-477-8421 for more details. Rachel’s Vineyard Retreat, Fri. PROTECT & SUPPORT MARRIAGE -Sun., Feb. 22-24 If you would Rally & Prayer for Traditonal Marriage, Friday, January 25th at the State Capitol like to attend call Lori 303-904West Steps (200 E Colfax, Denver) 12 NOON - 12:45 PM. 7414 or Amee 720-271-7406. We are asking all people of good will who support marriage between one man & one Must register by Feb. 16th. woman to come to the Capitol & show their support for this significant issue. Marriage Check out the website: www.rachelsvineyard.org between one man & one woman is the cornerstone of our society. Shrine of St. Anne 77th Spaghetti Dinner-303.420.1280 Sun. Feb. 10th, noon to 6 pm. 7555 Grant Pl., Arvada. Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic School Open House 3920 Pierce St, Wheat Ridge, Wed. Jan. 30th, 9 am and 7 pm. For more info: call 303-424-0402 or “I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear.” pglameyer@sppscatholic,.com -Martin Luther King, Jr. ..
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