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SAINT GABRIEL Roman Catholic Church 914 Newfield Avenue Stamford, CT 06905

Rev. William M. Quinlan, JD, JCL, Pastor

Deacon Larry Buzzeo Deacon Joe Viola Rectory:

(203) 322-7426

Fax:

(203) 968-6266

Email: gabe914@optonline.net Website: www.saintgabrielchurch.org Rectory Hours: Mon—Friday 9:00AM—1:30PM

MASS SCHEDULE WEEKENDS Saturday 4:00 P.M. Sunday 9:00 A.M. & 11:00 A.M. WEEKDAYS Monday - Thursday 8 A.M. (No Daily Mass on Friday except on Holy Days) HOLY DAYS Vigil 6:00 P.M., The Day 8:00 A.M. & 6:00 P.M. CONFESSIONS Saturday 3 P.M. to 3:45 P.M. BAPTISM: Sundays following 11AM Mass— Please call the Rectory to make arrangements WEDDINGS: Arrangements to be made at least six months prior to the wedding MIRACULOUS MEDAL NOVENA: Every Monday following 8:00 A.M. Mass HOLY ROSARY: Sunday at 10:40 AM, before the 11A.M. Mass

PASTORAL STAFF AND ORGANIZATIONS Fr. Liam Quinlan Maryanne Didelot

Pastor - FrQuinlan@diobpt.org Director of Religious Education

203-322-7426 203-329-1978 saintgabrielccd@gmail.com or 203-329-2707 Katya Syrochkina Organist and Choir Master 203-322-7426 Kaye Gill Senior Circle - Tuesday - 1- 4 PM 203-322-7910 Joe Somma Men’s Group 203-322-3622 Pray For... Contact the Parish Office 203-322-7426 Paul Salvatore Finance Board President 203-322-2790 Ms. Abbey Camillery Principal –Catholic Academy of Stamford-Upper School 203-322-7383


SAINT GABRIEL PARISH

SATURDAY 4:00PM

April 14, 2018 Tommy Molgano ( The Orsino Family) SUNDAY April 15, 2018 9:00 AM Christopher Sabia (Paul & Tina Salvatore & Family) 11:00AM Josephine Marino (Vera Gardell) MONDAY April 16, 2018 8:00AM Anthony Zalauskas (Paul & Tina Salvatore & Family) TUESDAY April 17, 2018 8:00AM Dylan Joseph Pape (His Family) WEDNESDAY April 18, 2018 8:00 AM Rocco Sansone (Helen Foster) THURSDAY April 19, 2018 8:00AM Our Parish FRIDAY April 20,, 2018 8:00AM No Mass SATURDAY 4:00PM SUNDAY 9:00 AM 11:00AM

April 21, 2018 Timmy Vitanza ( Mom & Dad) April 22, 2018 Marie & George Veit (Family) Mr. & Mrs. Brendan Brady (Barron & Brady Families) We remember in our prayers, Rocco Sansone and Ann Mazza May they rest in the peace of Heaven.

Mary Somers, Michael Pratt, Phil Totilo, Tamika Anderson, Mary Brundage, Nick Pensiero, Hunter Alderman, Joe Somma, Brian Dubbink, Douglas Katz, Alice Carella, Joe Butler, Marcello Fiorenza, Christopher Hoeppner, Amanda Lamb, Kaitlyn Piombino, Madeline Arnold, Kevin Thomes , Barbara Russo, Lucy Scofield, Butch D’Agostino , Lori Ciccarelli, & little Tristan Evans, Doris & Walter Casey.

Stamford, Connecticut Have you or someone you love received a serious diagnosis? Are you a caregiver for a loved one dealing with a serious illness? The challenges of these situations can become overwhelming, the anxieties and pressures a heavy burden to bear. Father Thomas Lynch and co-author Barbara Mariconda have spent the last 7 years addressing these issues in their soon-to-be released critically acclaimed book: After the Diagnosis...A Guide for Living. Fr. Tom and Barbara share with you the practical strategies and insights that can transform this phase of life that all of us will eventually face. Join them at their Book Launch, Signing and Q & A Session at the St. James Parish Hall, Sunday April 29th from 1:00-4:00. For more information go to: www.journeyothesoulbooks.com “I highly recommend this book for anyone who has received a diagnosis of serious illness and wishes to seek healing and hope. I also commend it to anyone who desires to learn how to live life fully, one day at a time.”

—Most Reverend Frank Caggiano, Bishop TRINITY CATHOLIC LEGACY GALA Friday, April 27th, 6:30 p.m. The Waters Edge at Giovanni’s Honoring Monsignor Walter C. Orlowski, VF, KCHS Dean & Pastor at Saint Matthew Parish Wally & Mary Hurd P’11,’13,’15,’18 Ron & Joanne Salvatore P’87,’89,’92,’98, GP’20,’21 FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT BETSY MERCEDE AT 203.487.8243

I ~ Jeffrey Nadro and Jessica Conte Candle Memorials Week of April 14, 2018 Vigil Lamp for Our Lady — MaryLou Ortega

By Her Family

The Columbiettes #5833 are opening up a Retreat for the women of our parish. Saturday April 21 10 am — 3 pm at the Villa Maria Skyview Drive Led by Monsignor Nicholas Grieco $25 per person Includes lunch & snack


Third Sunday of Easter

April 15, 2018

Religious Education Classes meet today, April 22 and April 29 Questions? Please contact our Director of Religious Education, Maryanne Didelot 203-329-2707 saintgabrielccd@gmail.com

First Holy Communion Upcoming rehearsals Tuesday, May 1 5pm Friday, May 4 5pm First Holy Communion Saturday May 5 Children arrive 10:30 Mass 11am

Confirmation Sponsor notes overdue Exam Sunday May 6

LIVE THE LITURGY There is something comforting about knowing that we are in someone's care. Children can feel this most easily when surrounded by the embrace of a mother or father. All is well. Jesus is the Good Shepherd. We don't have to figure out all of the complexities of life. All we need to do is allow Jesus to be the true shepherd of our lives: to point us in the right direction, lead us to the best pasture, and keep us safe from harm. So many things in the world can hurt us, and we can quickly find that we are on the road to despair. Keeping focused on Jesus, remaining close to him, allows us to develop the gifts and talents God has given us and discover the key to true happiness. Jesus welcomes me with all of my doubts and fears, limitations and sins.

2018 ANNUAL CATHOLIC APPEAL

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Parish Goal $57,000

To date: $35,491

Number of Participating Families: 86 Thank you for your generosity.

A DAY WITH MARY A FREE Marian Eucharistic Day Retreat with the Franciscan Friars St Theresa Church 5301 Main St. Trumbull Saturday, April 28 8:45 am—3:00 pm Please bring a bag lunch For any questions, www.ddaywithmarywest.org

Fundraiser to Benefit Our Seminarians… The first annual Rector’s Dinner will be held on April 28 at Trinity Catholic High School. Speaker: Bishop Frank Caggiano Honoree: Monsignor Thomas Powers, Vicar General 6 o’clock Cocktails 7 o’clock Dinner Tickets: $150.00 Proceeds to support St. John Fisher Seminary. Information & tickets: StJohnFisherSeminary.org or contact twilmot@diobpt.org (203) 322-5331 FOR THIS FUNDRAISER, YOUR CHECKBOOK STAYS HOME… AND THIS TIME, YOU TAKE HOME THE MONEY!!!

Please take a moment to look through your jewelry boxes at home ! Then please bring it with you to the Church Hall on: Friday Saturday Sunday

April 27th April 28th April 29th

10 AM to 4 PM 10 AM to 4 PM 9 AM to 4 PM

There, our good friend, Bob the gold man, will buy your “old gold”

and hand you a check. (That’s right- you will go home with a check in your pocket.) And then, after the refining process, 60% of the profits will be

donated, in your name, to St. Gabriel Church. And be sure to mention Fr. Liam, to receive an additional 15% on whatever you sell. Any questions, please email: bob@libertygoldct.com

Saint Gabriel Offering Goal: $5,000 4/8 Weekly Offering: $3,645 Online Giving: $790 To register for Online Giving please go to www.saintgabrielchurch.org or https://www.osvonlinegiving.com/1850 The Fr. Myron V. Miller Columbiettes are sponsoring their annual bus trip to Mohegan Sun on April 17th. The cost is $37 per person & includes $15 meal voucher, two $10.00 Big Wheel vouchers and coach bus with rest rooms complimentary coffee & driver gratuity. Depart at the Greek Church at 9A.M.sharp and return departure at 4p.m. For reservations and information contact Carol at 203-322-3354

Sunday 04/15/2018  

Saint Gabriel Parish, Stamford CT

Sunday 04/15/2018  

Saint Gabriel Parish, Stamford CT

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