Seventh Sunday of Easter
June 5, 2011

TODAY (White)          NEXT WEEK (Red) 
Acts 1:1-11            Acts 2:1-11
Eph 1:17-23            1 Cor 12:3b-7, 12-13
Mt 28:16-20            Jn 20:19-23                                        

“PUSHED” OUT ON MISSION
In the book of the Acts of the Apostles, it is the Ascension of Christ that calls for the Holy Spirit, which consequently sends or  “pushes” the church out on its mission.  This is the message that we hear from the angels today as they tell the friends of Jesus not to look up into the clouds, but to get busy. It is the message of Jesus himself in Matthew’s Gospel, as he sends them out to baptize. He also tells them, “I am with you always, until the end of the age”. (Matthew 28:20). And it is this message, confident in faith that Jesus has ascended to shouts of joy, that “pulls’ us along to our final destiny. The life of the faithful disciple, sent into the world on mission, will one day know the same risen, ascended glory.

                                Living Liturgy

MASS SCHEDULE AND INTENTIONS
June 4, Saturday
6:00 p.m. +Joan Obeius rb Joseph Obeius   
June 5, Sunday
7:00 a.m.  +Andrew Gordon rb his Brothers 
9:30 a.m.  St Ann Parish Family
June 7, Tuesday
12:15 p.m. Wed. Anniv. Anthony & Simone Gaston rb their Children
June 8, Wednesday
6:30 a.m.  Thanksgiving rb Cecil & Eunice George
June 9, Thursday
12:15 p.m. B’day June Taylor
June 10, Friday
6:30 a.m. B’day Davon Marquis rb his Mother
June 11, Saturday
8:30 a.m. B’day Lisa & Toni rb their Family
                                 
ORDINATION
“You are cordially invited to attend the ordination to the priesthood of Deacon Eduardo Ortiz Santiago, Saturday, July 30, 2011, 9:30 a.m. at Sts. Peter and Paul Cathedral.”  

WEEK IN PREVIEW
         
Mon. Office Closed
Pentecost Celebration with a Mission
Tue. Wed. & Thurs., June 7, 8, & 9, 7:00 p.m. nightly
                                                                                                                                                                     

Wed.  8:30-11:00 a.m.  Deacon Hyacinthe available for Prayer and Counseling
          10:30 a.m.   Service at Grigg Home for the Aged
                                                         
Fri.   8:30 –11:00 a.m. Deacon Hyacinthe available for Prayer and Counseling
       Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament, closing with Benediction
                  
              SUMMER RECESS
Sat NO RELIGIOU ED CLASSES UNTIL SEPTEMBER
                                                                                                                                                       

READINGS FOR THE WEEK
Mon. Acts 19: 1-8                  Jn 16:29-33
Tues. Acts 20:17-27                 Jn 17:1-11a
Wed. Acts 20:28-38                 Jn 17:11b-19
Thu.  Acts 22:30; 23:6-11           Jn 17:20-26
Fri.  Acts 25:13b-21                Jn 21:15:19
Sat.  Acts 11:21b-26; 13:1-3        Jn 21:20-25

 

PENTECOST CELEBRATION 2011
Pentecost Celebration begins with a Mission, June 7, 8 and 9, 2011, 7:00 p.m. nightly, at St. Ann Church. Presenter: Mr. Winston Garcia from Trinidad & Tobago. The following three activities will be held at the Light of Christ Retreat Center:
(1) All Night Vigil, Friday, June 10, from 9:00 p.m. to Saturday, June 11, 6:00 a.m.
(2) A Men’s Prayer Breakfast, Saturday, June 11, from 9:00 a.m. –12 Noon. Donation: $15:00. Guest Speaker: Winston Garcia.
(3) The Pentecost Rally, Sunday, June 12, 3-6:00 p.m. Guest speaker: Winston Garcia.

BE TRANSFORMED! BE RENEWED!

SPECIAL COLLECTION
On behalf of Bishop Bevard, the second collection on Sunday, June 19, will be used to help the victims of   the recent tornados in the Midwest. Please be generous.

BISHOP’S APPEAL
The Formal Stage of the Bishop’s Appeal ends next week—Pentecost Sunday. Please make your donation as soon as possible. Once we arrive at our $40,000.00 goal, we will be able to concentrate on the maintenance of our parish buildings and grounds. Please be generous, and thank you very much.

Bishop’s Appeal 2011
Donor Analysis—May 29, 2011

Parish           # of Donors   Total Pledged   Parish Goal  % of Goal
Holy Cross              72        $56,855            $50,000        114%
Holy Family            89        $26,355            $40,000           66%
OLMC                     39        $8,550            $19.000           45%
OLPH                      38        $18,715            $35,000           54%
St. Ann                  112        $26,340            $40,000            66%
St. Anne  (St.T)       51        $8,530             $13,000          66%
St Joseph                43        $7,837             $16,000           49%
St. Patrick               32        $10,970            $22,000            50%
Sts. Peter & Paul   111       $31,786      $50.000            64%
Totals                   587       $195,938            $285,000          69%

St. Patrick Church Monthly Prayer Vigil against abortion, will take place on Tuesday, June 14, 2011, from 5-6:00 p.m. at Island Center.

GOD BLESS AND THANK YOU!

Congratulations and Abundant Blessings on our 30 Children who received their First Holy Communion May 29, 2011, at the 9:30 a.m. Mass

Jelani H. Ambrose, Rodney S. Blake, Lily A. Burton, Amarie K. Chery, Sh’nya M. Cole,  Matthew A. D’Iappolito, Gavin E. Douglas, Mekhi A. J. Edwards, Mark B. Eugene, Janae Evans, Adolf J. Frederic, Jaden F. Groton, Jomari D. Jacobs, Jada K. James, Meshach J. Justin, Maria M. H. Lander, Jacoy Q. Kentish, Jahmesha A.Kentish, Jahiem J. Lord, D’Andre J.Luke, Jessica N. Mark, Michael A. O. Matthew Jr., Michaela V.C. Matthew, Gills Phillips 111, Shawn S. Pryce, Robin F. Richards, Jahkeel I. Richardson, Kimani E. Sackey, A’myah S. Sherrif, Zyrie S.Willet.
   
STEWARDSHIP:
Like good stewards of the manifold grace of God, serve one another with whatever gift each of you has received.” 1Peter 4:10 Your giving is the key to the church’s plans and programs. To help meet our obligations, please pray about TITHING and become GOOD STEWARDS by obtaining Offertory Envelopes available in the Marian Hall as a reminder to support your church.

BOOKSTORE:
The Blue Pieta Prayer Book has arrived.  It is also available in large print, (Green cover).  Father’s Day is Sunday, June 19th, cards are available. We also have Sunday, Weekday Missals and assorted Novena and Prayer books.  Come see!

OUR SICK:
Please keep in the charity of your prayers the sick amongst us:
Hendrick Pascal, Magdalene James, Lucinda Pemberton, Mary Denis, Catherine Decembre, Leona Javois, Emile Durant, Marie James, Yolanda Hector, Pricilla Brown, Doreen Pemberton, Zephrine Thomas, Muriel Campbell, Elden Serrant, Steve Beharry, Olive Alexander, Henry & Margaret Carter, Abel Javois, Catherine Panchoo, Stanislaus Prescott, Marv Jon, Frances Allen, Jude Letang, Julie Dizon, Irene Prevost, Eves Beaubrun, Mary Colianni, Josephine Presscot, Hyacinthe Bright, Frank Albany, Steve Keith, Doreen Henry, Nkoski Denie, Jeremy Morgan, Ritchie Swanston, Anthony Smith, Catherine Samuel, Larry Cook, Ainsley Le Blanc, Marie Gilbert, Fenton Pierre, Omar Dubois, Mary Martin, Fevena  Jerome, Herman Britton, Justin Garcia, Russel Hernandez, Dave Sheerwood, Venice Cummings, Raymonia Leonce, Deacon Keith Scantlebury, Bernadette Koupie, Claude Steele, Olive Lecointe, Genevieve Nurse.

MEMBERS OF THE ARMED FORCES
God of all goodness, look on those who wait for the safe return of their loved ones who serve in the armed forces of their country. In faith and hope we turn to you for comfort. Grant that we may trust in your mercy and send an angel to sustain us as we await their safe return. We ask this through Christ our Lord.

Serving Our Country:
Fr. Simon Obeng, Fr. Alejandro Sanchez, Fr. Jose Herrera, Fr.Cecil Corneille, Sanil-Dale Tyson, Darryl D’Souza, Brian Krauser, Gemma Emmanuel, Levi Denios, Natasha & Ivone Alcala, Camillus Thomas, Linus Felix, Erica A. Toussaint, Nareka Selkriege, Agnes Lindsay, Patrick Rivers, Denecia Weekes, Marcus Maximin, Miguel Navarro Jr., Mariel Chinouyaz, Audin Benjamin, Jane Willliam, Verin Nesbitt Wescott, Michael Moorehead, Brian Halloway, Istomin & Ismael Lampe, John Noel, Pablo Montanez, Jr., Dwayne Thomas, Xandrio Tank Yuk, Robinson Ferdinand, Kimberly John-Baptiste, Kimberly Ferdinand, Mario Mason Jr., Aaron Thomas, Valence Modeste Kelly, Iulani Greenidge, Anissa Eversley, David Best, Wayne J.Baker, Kareem James, Reginald Antoine, Marvin Delsol, Ismenio Lampe, Brian Peterson, Elsworth Stevenson, Patricia Charles, Louis Encarnacion, Pedro Reyes, Patrick Vernon, James Gaston, Fabian Claxton, Collin Joseph, John A. Francis, Jason T. Young, Terrance Ritter, Lawrence Ritter, Tasha Warner, Shana Antione, James Frymyre, Kevin Purcell, Joel Gilbert, Jon Megahy, Emmanuel Maldonado, James Bressendorff, Darnell Noel, Lenroy Harry, Carlyn  Jno Baptiste, Jeffry Centeno, Anthony Camacho, Aubrey Camacho, Jason Jaggernauth  Martin Alexis, Austin Carino, Randy Gibbs, Kernather Auguste, Masline Noel, Darwin Richards.


Please call the office to add or remove names to this list.


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