Our Lady Of Mount Carmel Historic Catholic Church Serving the community since 1894 JANUARY 27, 2013
3549 Navajo Street Denver, CO 80211 Phone: (303) 455-0447 Fax: (303) 455-5487 Parish Hall: (303) 433-1049 Address:
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.ourladymountcarmel.com Pastoral Staff Rev. Hugh M. Guentner, OSM Pastor Crystal Peccia Religious Education
Bill Coffey Barbara Iacovetta Steve Luciano
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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 Today’s first reading is a wonderful example of what should be happening in church every time we gather for Eucharist. The people are building the city and their lives,. The priest announces God’s Word to them and how they should receive it, enjoy it, live it! He ends with strong words of encouragement to face life unafraid: “Do not be saddened this day, for rejoicing in the Lord must be your strength!” That’s true faith, an undying trust in God’s presence regardless of what life presents to us. We find reasons for rejoicing in the Lord only when we begin living His truth and promise. St. Paul (2nd reading) attempts to explain this in human terms centering on our relationships. He uses the beautiful image of the human body to enlighten us. The body is mad up of many parts and functions, each and all dependent on the rest for true health and prosperity. When one part or function weakens or suffers, the whole body is affected; we are discomforted or worse. St. Paul applies this to our faith living. Together, we are the Body of Christ! This is the true meaning of church, religion and living faith. When we bless each other, the body remains healthy and thrives. When we hurt each other (sin, evil), the violence harms the whole body. This example reminds us how deadly real sin is. Instead of giving life, we wound life. Sin goes far deeper than not abiding in rules and regulations. Sin is any and every form of refusing to love! Do I believe this? St. Luke (Gospel) presents the beginning of Jesus teaching and serving. Jesus enters a synagogue and chooses to read a passage from Isaiah. It is a powerful life-restoring passage. Isaiah proclaimed to the people in a time of great need. It is the promise that God will save, God will send a Savior! We cherish this reminder as Jesus expresses that the Spirit is upon Him and with Him, anointing Him to do all that God promises. He ends with the words which give us hope and meaning to face today and the future with inner peace. “Today, this Scripture passage is fulfilled in your hearing.” Do I Believe?
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DENVER, COLORADO Saturday, Jan. 26 - Anticipated Sunday Mass 4:00 pm- +Charlie Chavez/Eva Chavez Sunday, Jan. 27 - 2nd Ordinary Sunday 7:00 am-+Viola ‘DiPace’ Crum/Family 9:00 am-+Ray Longo/Robert Longo 11:00 am -Our Parishioners Monday, Jan. 28 7:30 am- +Ray Longo/ Fran & Larry Daly Tuesday, Jan. 29 7:30 am- +Angelo & Pat Mancinelli/Mancinelli Fam. Wednesday, Jan. 30 7:30 am- +Pasqual LaConte/ Mary Lou Andrews Thursday, Jan. 31 7:30 am- +Mary Ellen Feeley/Larry & Sharyn Griffith Friday, Feb. 1 7:30 am- Memorial Shrine Members & All Soul’s Remembrance Saturday, Feb. 2 8:00 am- +Annette Piccolo/Paul & Nicki Battista 4:00 pm- +Tammie DeFeo Nelson/Josh, Shelley & Ryan Sunday, Feb. 3 7:00 am-+Alex A. Iacovetta/Mick & Diane Stephens 9:00 am- Our Parishioners 11:00 am-+Annette Piccolo/Lou & Sylvia Liles 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*Julie Figliolino Burcar * Leroy Martinez*Katie Gallegos* Angie Buccino*Sylvia Taylor*Cornelia & Bob Phelan*Firemen*Police*Military Personal
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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 14th & 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. FUNERALS Please call the office before arrangements are made.
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SCHEDULE OF EVENTS SUNDAY, JAN. 27 CATHOLIC SCHOOLS WEEK TUESDAY, JAN. 29 4:00 pm - Prayer Group, use side entrance to Church THURSDAY, JAN. 31 6:30-8:00 pm - Religious Ed, hall
Dear Parishioners: Just a reminder that the Church will be under renovation from Mon., Jan. 21st to Friday, March 15th. We will celebrate the weekend Masses in the parish hall during this time. We are using the same schedule: Sat. at 4:00 pm, Sun. 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, Mon. – Fri. and 8:00 am on Sat. 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
Blessing of Throats Saturday, February 2nd @ 4:00 pm & Sunday, February 3rd @ SATURDAY, FEB. 2 PRESENTATION OF THE 7:00, 9:00 & 11:00 am after each Mass. LORD We Pray, that through reading and studying the Catechism of the Catholic 8:00 am - Secular Order Mass, Church and the documents of the Second Vatican Council, all Catholics Adoration, Benediction & Mtg. may come to know and love the doctrines of the faith and grow in a desire SUNDAY, FEB. 3 to share the saving truths of Jesus Christ in our homes, places of work and 9:00 am - PRIMA Domenica community. Mass No reception this month 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. 303-428-2274, Gloria 303-455-1641, Nikki 303-463-0793, Danielle 720-524-6185, or Open House Dominique 303-386-3115. Ticket Cost: $50 per ticket. St. Francis de Sales School, 235 S. Sherman St., Denver, Friday, Feb. 1 at 4-6 pm. For details call STVP REPORT to the Parish for the month of Dec. 2012 303-744-7231. December receipts were $1,433.00 which consists of $1,333.00 from the Poor Box & $100 Sts. Peter & Paul School, 3920 from the Frank Elliott Memorial. Total expenses of $1,403.86 include: Rent - $1,064, Pierce St, Wheat Ridge, Wed. Water - $209.86 & Xcel - $130. Jan. 30th, 9 am and 7 pm. For estimate of the value of the Vinny Tree donations is $1,580. Your generosity this Holy more info: call 303-424-0402 or An pglameyer@sppscatholic,.com Season is appreciated by the recipients, and yet we are turning many away Assumption School, 2361 E 78th RESPECT LIFE We pray, that we may be aware of God’s close Ave., Denver, Sun., Jan. 27th. relationship with the unborn. Mass at 9 am -10 am to 12:30 pm in the School gym. Call 303288-2442 for more details. 2nd Collection There is a monthly collection for the Church in Latin America & the Rachel’s Vineyard Retreat, Church in Central and Eastern Europe on February 2nd & 3rd. Fri.-Sun., Feb. 22-24 If you Latin America - Your generosity is invaluable to the future of the Church. Please give would like to attend call Lori 303 -904-7414 or Amee 720-271with a joyful and generous heart to the Collection. Your donations help spread the Gospel 7406. Must register by Feb. of Christ & ensure that present & future generations of young people can live faith each & 16th. Check out the website: every day. www.rachelsvineyard.org Central & Eastern Europe is still suffering from the aftermath of 70 years of Soviet Shrine of St. Anne rule. Your donations help strengthen the Church of this region through grants to Catholic Spaghetti Dinner(77th) Sun. Feb. 10th, noon to 6 pm. organizations that help deliver pastoral care, form leaders & build places where they can 7555 Grant Pl., Arvada. worship in the Light of Christ. Fund Raiser Guardian Angels, 1843 W. Check out the Prescription Discount Card on the back counter in the Hall or stop by the 52nd Ave., Denver, is sponsoring a bus trip to Lady Luck Casino in office during the week. They are a help when getting your prescriptions filled. Blackhawk, Sat., Feb. 16th. Call Ray 303-433-5672 or Joe 303-477-8421. “Every saint has a past, and every sinner has a future.” -Oscar Wilde ..
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