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Our Lady Of Mount Carmel Historic Catholic Church Serving the community since 1894

JUNE 30, 2013 Address:

3549 Navajo Street Denver, CO 80211 Phone: (303) 455-0447 Fax: (303) 455-5487 Parish Hall: (303) 433-1049 E-mail: Website: Pastoral Staff Rev. Hugh M. Guentner, OSM Pastor Crystal Peccia Religious Education Shaun Steavenson Minister of Music

Denise Walton Bill Coffey Barbara Iacovetta Steve Luciano

Support Staff Business Manager Facilities Manager Secretary/Bulletin Sacristan

In Residence Rev. Gabriel M. Weber, OSM Rev. Gabriel M. Ramacciotti, OSM Rev. Mark M. Franceschini, OSM 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:_______________________________ Address:________________________________ City:____________________ Zip____________ E-mail:__________________________________ ..

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OUR LADY OF MOUNT CARMEL Food for Faith Living from the desk of Fr. Mark We easily dismiss the call to discipleship as something reserved for a special few who will be protected and blessed by God in ways we do not experience or desire to experience. The truth about being ordinary, not exceptional, is valid: That is who and what we are. The idea that those chosen by God are different needs to be buried. Throughout Scripture, we encounter God always surprising us because God rarely does what we expect! God’s ways aren’t our ways. We see God choosing insignificant persons to do His Will and God’s actions are often simple and obscure rather than magnificent and awesome which we await. If we can acknowledge this as true, it opens us up to life in the Spirit. God’s intention for each and all of us to be His witnesses and render service by our willingness to love others, in the fashion God shows us, is the on-going and open-ended story of salvation. We are all part of God’s will for the kingdom to be built. Every person God called declined, felt unworthy or incompetent. It is in trusting God will provide and be with them that they go forth and achieve God’s goal. They begin living in the Spirit, which is the same for us, if we so choose. And we are free not to. When we choose, we are set free, called to live this freedom, which is “to break the yoke of slavery (sin)” as St. Paul (2nd reading) goes on to sum up the truth: “the whole law (of God) is fulfilled in one statement, You shall love your neighbor as yourself.” Jesus says it rather straightforwardly and blunt: those desiring “to follow Him,” but offer reasons delaying their doing so “are not fit for the kingdom of God.” This comes after Jesus faced several forms of opposition and rejection. The bottom line-call to faithful witness and service is what taking up one’s cross means. Living in the Spirit will demand courage and an acceptance of other’s expressions of violent behavior. Working for justice and aspiring to peace, reconciliation, forgiveness and compassion will bring out the fear in others who reject all that Jesus teaches. The cross is no joke.

June 22 & 23 = $3,506.00 Peter’s Pence = $614.00 On July 6th & 7th the SISTERS of the POOR will be here on a Mission Appeal. More info next WEEK.

DENVER, COLORADO MASS SCHEDULE Saturday, June 29 - Anticipated Sun. Mass 4:00 pm- +Liz Marlowe/Mother, Ofie & James Sunday, June 30 - 13th Sunday in Ordinary Time 7:00 am- Our Parishioners 9:00 am- +Victor Butero, Jr./Norma Butero 11:00 am- +Louis Rizzo/Rizzo Family Monday, July 1 7:30 am- Thanksgiving to St. Anthony & St. Jude/ Gloria Caruso Tuesday, July 2 7:30 am- +Linda ‘Hart’ Burke/Sharyn & Larry Griffith Wednesday, July 3 7:30 am- +Grace Poletto/Patty Stafford Thursday, July 4 9:00 am- +Michael Buccino, Jr./Ofie Zarlengo Friday, July 5 7:30 am- Memorial Shrine Members & All Souls Saturday, July 6 8:00 am- +Michael Delmonico/Steve & Mary Lou Luciano 4:00 pm- +Eleanor Marranzino/Liz & Hans Bieber Sunday, July 7 - 14th Sunday in Ordinary Time 7:00 am- +Deceased of the Jesse & Margaret Gallo Family/ Mick & Diane Stephens 9:00 am- Our Parishioners/PRIMA DOMENICA 11:00 am- +Lucille Cito/Mary Lou & Family SICK LIST *Paula ‘Seno’ Lyon*Cheryl Carlson*Leonard Piccolo,*Rodney Rodriguez*Donna Salazar*Adilynn*Katherine Thomasson *The Dwain Spreier Fam.*Helen Philips*Tammy Pullano *Cynthia Falbo*Myrtle & Frank Amato*Lela Casa*Jerry Canzona*Sandy Moses*Cris Brumaugh*Rosemary Zamboni *Steve Zipperle*John Winczewski*Don Hendricks*Millie Zarlengo*Cynthia Ramirez*Linda Marinaro*Margie Lee*Paula Sabell*Meta Schneringer*Brandy Peonio*Jay Kettleson *James & Kacie Condon*Nick Panzini*Louis Garramone *Jim Scalmanini*Julie ‘Figliolino’ Burcar*Nina Lombardi *Lucile Zydik*Bob Seno*Clyde Gray*Jeremiah Valdez *Donna Valdez*Firemen*Police*Military Personnel

*****If you would like to remain on the sick list, please give the office a call. *****

Prima Domenica

Mass is celebrated in Italian the first Sunday of each month at 9:00 am. A Reception is celebrated in the Parish Hall after the Mass. BAPTISMS 2013 Baptisms are scheduled quarterly on the following Sundays at 12 Noon: July 14th & October 13th. Baptismal class is mandatory. You must make arrangements with the priest first. Classes are on the Thursday, 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 TUESDAY, JULY 2 4:00 PM - Prayer Group Please enter on the side door. WEDNESDAY, JULY 3 6:30 pm - Choir Practice THURSDAY, JULY 4

INDEPENDENCE DAY 9:00 am - Mass SATURDAY, JULY 6 8:00 am - Mass, Adoration, Benediction; meeting to follow Pleas join us! SUNDAY, JULY 7 9:00 am -

Prima Domenica Mass Reception sponsored by

Italians of America

Archbishop’s Catholic Appeal As Christ embraced the needs of others, let us follow His example by embracing the needs of our neighbors through a donation to the Archbishop’s Catholic Appeal.

ALUMNI EVENT - The Rockies Fireworks Game - July 3rd. Lord we Pray: May this Year of Faith be a time to renew our love for Christ and the Church and to enter into a deeper devotion to the Virgin Mary.

RESPECT LIFE Lord we pray that someday life will be the choice given to all unborn babies. SECOND COLLECTION:

Thank you for your generous support of the essential work of the Holy Father and his charitable acts through the Peter’s Pence Collection. Our contributions will be combined with those from our brothers and sisters around the world to help the Holy Father reach out to those in need. Thank you for being a Pilgrim of Charity through your generosity.

PASTORAL COUNCIL Tuesday, June 11th Meeting - New Chair for the coming year:

Rich LaGuardia; Asst.Chair: Steve Rondinelli & Sec’y: Kay Casperson FUTURE NEIGHBORHOOD PLANNING: Steve Rondinelli reviewed brainstorming from last month. At the Sept. mtg. more info to be presented re: re-zoning, HUNI (Highland United Neighborhood Org.) & STATS on homes around the church property. MARKETING: Rich LaGuardia addressed the current info on Parish P.R., i.e., Andiamo ads, Web-site & Fall Parish Fundraiser. PARISH PHOTO DIRECTORY will be scheduled early in autumn. This is in preparation for the Parish 120th Anniversary 1894-2014 - - - 120 YEARS!

CONGRATULATIONS SAL & MARILYN VILLANO on your 50th Wedding Anniversary. They were married in our church on 6-29-1963 by Father Alphonse M. Matucci, OSM. May you have another 50 years together. Fraud Advisory Charitable Giving - never give your personal or financial information to anyone who solicits contributions. Doing so puts you at risk of identity theft.

REST IN PEACE Erma Fierro Josephine Velotta Lawrence Lillo Mary Marchese

“Don’t bother people for help without first trying to solve the problem yourself. -Colin Powell ..

BAZAAR TICKETS ON SALE NOW! This year we are not allowed to send the tickets in the mail. You can pick them up from a representative at the entrance to the Church after the weekend Masses or at the Parish Office, Mon. - Fri., 9:00 am to 3:00 pm.