Twenty-first Sunday in Ordinary Time

August 24, 2014

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TODAY (Green) Is 22:19-2; Rom 11:33-36; Mt 16:13-20

NEXT WEEK (Green) Jer 20: 7-9; Rom 12:1-2;

Jesus is not simply initiating an open discussion about his identity; he is leading his disciples to personal understanding and profession of who he is. Peter arrives there when he acclaims, “You are the Christ, the Son of the Living God”. Each of us must come to this same personal profession about who Jesus is. The church is that community of individuals who come personally to know who Jesus is and have a chosen personally to make Jesus known to the world. Jesus himself will lead us there through our personal encounters with him.

Living Liturgy

August 23, Saturday
5:00 p.m. Thanksgiving Msgr. Michael Kosak rb Maria
August 24, Sunday
7:00 a.m. Wed. Anniv. Davidson & Marcia Bannis
rb their Parents
9:30 a.m. St. Ann Parish Family
August 26, Tuesday
12:15 p.m. B’day Zephrien Thomas rb Sacred Heart Society
August 27, Wednesday
6:30 a.m. +Marilyn Kosak rb John Kosak
August 28, Thursday
12:15 p.m. B’day Roselyn Griffith
August 29, Friday
6:30 a.m. Joseph Rudinsky rb Audrey Schuster
August 30, Saturday
8:30 a.m. Thanksgiving Jenner Joseph rb Norma Joseph

Mon. 2 Thes 1:1-5, 11-12 Mt 23:13-22
Tues. 2 Thes 2:1-3a, 14-17 Mt 23:23-26
Wed. 2 Thes 3:6-10, 16-18 Mt 23:27-32
Thurs.1 Cor 1:1-9 Mt 24:42-51
Fri. 1 Cor 1:17-25 Mk 6:17-29
Sat. 1 Cor 1:26-31 Mt 25:14-30



Tues. 7: 00 p.m. Prayer Meeting

Wed. & Fri. 8:30–11:00 a.m. Deacon Hyacinthe available for Prayer and Counseling
Wed. 10:30 a.m. Service at Grigg Home for the Aged

Fri. 5:30 p.m. Holy Hour with Evening Prayer and Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament

Saturday August 23, 8:30 -12:00 p.m.- Teachers Workshop
Sunday, September 7, 2014, 9:30 a.m. Mass - Commissioning of Teachers/Aides


Sunday, August 24, 2014
The Secular Order of Discalced Carmelites will meet 1:00 p.m., at The St. Joseph’s Hospitality Lounge and Learning Center.
The Franciscans will meet 3:00 p.m., at the Franciscan’s House.


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Thank you to all who have already contributed to the Bishop’s Appeal 2014! We need more help in order to reach our goal. Our Schools, Catholic Charities and Evangelization Efforts need everyone’s support! Let us work together for the Kingdom of God!

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Holy Cross Catholic Church, Christiansted, St. Croix, Parish Retreat will be held on Thursday, September 11, and Friday, September 12, 2014. Animation at 6:00 p.m. Guest Speaker will be Fr. Rodney Olive C.Ss.R from Dominica. Theme of the Retreat: “The Power of the Cross in the Christian Life.” All are invited.

St. Joseph’s High School Registration for St. Joseph High School is still open. Please call for an appointment. Call the St. Joseph School Office at (340) 692-2455 or send an email to  Find out more about St. Joseph High School and download Registration Forms from the school's website at

The Sisters are very grateful for our participation and support of their 100th Anniversary Celebration. If you would like a DVD of the Eucharistic Celebration, it is available in the Bookstore for $15.00.

For your home altar: Crucifixes, Holy Water Containers, Various Saints, Statues, Bibles, Books of Psalms, and Rosaries. Come see, Come browse...

Religious Education Registration will begin August 2nd to August 30th 2014.
Sunday, September 7, 2014, 9:30 a.m. Mass - Commissioning of Teachers/Aides
September 20, 2014, 9:15 -11:00 a.m.- Classes Begin
All Levels must participate in the VIRTUS Program

“Like good stewards of the manifold grace of God, serve one another with whatever gift each of you has received.” 1 Peter 4:10.
Your giving is the key to the success of church plans and programs. To help us meet our obligations, please pray about TITHING and become GOOD STEWARDS by obtaining Offertory Envelopes available in the Marian Hall as a weekly reminder to support your church

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OUR SICK: Please keep in the charity of your prayers the sick amongst us. Doris Encarnacion, Magdeline James, Alberta Hendrickson, Agneta C. Petersen, Lucinda Pemberton, Mary Denis, Catherine Decembre, Leona Javoir, Pricilla Brown, Doreen Pemberton, Zephrine Thomas, Elden Serrant, Joseph Jones, Abel Javois, Stanislaus Prescott, Marv E. Jon, Frances Allen, Julie Dizon, Irene Prevot, Josephine Prescott, Hyacinthe Bright, Steve Keith, Catherine Samuel, Larry Cook, Fenton Pierre, Omar Dubois, Mary Bishop, Bernadette Koupie, Claude Steele, Maria Hall, Olive Lecointe, Derick James, Walter E. Durant Clementina Tuitt,, Kay Colon, Bernadette Megahy, Troy Jones, Maurille Philemon, Ann Marie Marius, Veronica Fleming, Stephen Williams, Monika Schoenbohm, Yvonne Monroe, Anna Lindo, Desmond Etienne, Charles Gilbert 111, Mervyn Tyrell, Linda White, Kianna Ireland, Francis Davinci, Peter Joseph John, Wilberto Bennet, Claudelle Mathurin, Magdalene Greene, Linda White, Phillip Joseph, Brenda Plaskett, Olaf Smith, Catherine Royer, ,Clytie James, Fr. John Molyneuz, Eduarda Francis, Gerald Douglas, Stanley Martin Jr., Hakeem Martin, Evarice Xavier, Lynette Carrabon, Craig Matthew, Lucia Felix, Iandralyn Nelson, Marlon & Stephanie Jordan, Wilhelimina Cooke, Gerard Hall, Marie Urgent, Stephen Ross, Conrad Edwin, Arkuright Johnson, Corona Nicholas, Rosemary Jones, Ishvelle Christopher., Agnes Dominique, Lisa Obeius, Vera Irwin, Marie St Ange, Erville Pemberton, John O’Neal, Charleen Isaac, Veronica Rawlins, Maria Leon, Ann Marie Octalien, Alexander Jean Marie., Gina Weissinger, Jeanette Printy, Miguel Santos Jr., Mayco Santiago, Mabel Richardson, Tony Oscar, Gladys Charriez, Shalmar Bine, Iris Caesar, Nicholas Miller. Catherine Hughes, Melanie Krigger

Please call the Office, to add or remove names from this list.

God of all goodness, look with love 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.

Fr. Simon Obeng, Fr. Alejandro Sanchez, Fr. Jose Herrera, Fr. Cecil Corneille, Sanil-Dale Tison, Darryl D’Souza, Brian Krauser, Gemma Emmanuel, Levi Denios, Natasha & Ivone Alcala, Linus Felix, Camillus Thomas, Erica A. Toussaint, Nareka Selkriege, Agnes Lindsay, Patrick Rivers, Denecia Weekes, Marcus Maximin, Miguel Navarro, Jr., Mariel Chinouyaz, Audin Benjamin, Jane William, 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, Terrance Ritter, Lawrence Ritter, Tasha Warner, Shana Antoine, James Frymyre, Kevin Purcell, Emmanuel Maldonado, Denis Duparl, Louis Encarnacion, Pedro Reyes, Patrick Vernon, James Gaston, Fabian Claxton, Collin Joseph, John A. Francis, Jon Megahy, Nyasia Reed, Jason Jaggernauth, Martin Alexis, Joel Gilbert, James Bressendroff, Jeffry Centeno, Anthony Camacho, Aubrey Camaho, Austin Carino, Kernatha Auguste, Masline Noel, Darwin Richards, Jeremiah L. Charler, Akeem Greenidge, Ganisia Lashan, Alex Hector, John & Felicita Matinez-Gines, Henisha Williams, Nkosi Dennie, Jeremye Morgan, Sasha Chastanet, Eduardo A. Molina, Comeron Childres, Jainea Louis, Tyquavias & Jemel Dawson, Enja Gumbs, Luis D. Molina, Rodney Fabio 111, Kareem Pedro, Rashid A. Richards, Naim Muhammad.

Please call the Office, to add or remove names from this list.