1 MASS SCHEDULE WEEKEND: Saturday Evening Vigil 4:30pm Sunday 8:30am & 10:30am WEEKDAY: MondayFriday 8:00am Tuesdays (during school year) 9:00am CONFESSION Saturday: 3:30pm (or by appointment) WEEK AT A GLANCE SUNDAY, OCTOBER 24 6:00pm Youth Ministry (by AC) MONDAY, OCTOBER 25 7:00pm Men of St. Joseph Rosary (AC) TUESDAY, OCTOBER 26 6:30pm Grief Ministry Group (CH) WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 27 THURSDAY, OCTOBER 28 6:00pm Rosary for Life (AC) FRIDAY, OCTOBER 29 9:00am Bible Study (CH) SATURDAY, OCTOBER 30 7:30am Fishers of Men (CH) SUNDAY, OCTOBER 31 ST. JOSEPH CATHOLIC CHURCH October 24, th Sunday in Ordinary Time St. Joseph Parish humbly honors our Lord Jesus Christ by sharing in divine worship, spreading the Gospel and serving others' corporal needs with joy, hope and new life. WELCOME NEW PARISHIONERS! You may register online: sjpmanhattan.org or by phone: W. North St., Manhattan, IL NO RESERVATIONS TO ATTEND MASS. MASKS REQUIRED FOR ALL ATTENDEES. THANK YOU FOR YOUR COOPERATION! ACAdoration Chapel, C: Church, CHChurch Hall, CLChoir Loft, SaSacristy, ScSchool, WHWhite House (aka Parish Ctr.) YEAR OF ST. JOSEPH 2021 O God, Creator of all things, Who laid down for the human race the law of work Graciously grant That by the example of St. Joseph And under his patronage We may complete the works you set us to do And attain the rewards you promise. Through Christ our Lord, Amen.
2 P a r i s h S t a f f Parish Phone Parish Fax Pastor Rev. John Lindsey... Deacon Pat Forsythe... Religious Ed. Kelly Hoehn... Bookkeeper Lee Ann Grismer... Secretary Judy Bunte... Bulletin Mary Schelinski... Parish Musician Andrew Holysz... Cemetery Sexton Franklin Forsythe School Phone School Principal Colleen Domke.. School Secretary Denise Kresal... W e e k l y C o l l e c t i o n s WEEKEND OF OCTOBER 17, 2021 Collection (at Masses) $ 3, Collection (online giving) $ 2, Total Collection Amount $ 6, Thank you for your generosity to St. Joseph Parish! SHINING THE LIGHT OF CHRIST 2021 CMAA WORLD MISSION SUNDAY OCTOBER 24 S c r i p t u r e READINGS FOR THE WEEK OF OCT. 24, 2021 Sunday: Jer 31:7-9/Ps 126:1-2, 2-3, 4-5, 6 /Heb 5:1-6/Mk 10:46-52 Monday: Rom 8:12-17/Ps 68:2 and 4, 6-7ab, [21a]/Lk 13:10-17 Tuesday: Rom 8:18-25/Ps 126:1b-2ab, 2cd-3, 4-5, 6 [3a]/Lk 13:18-21 Wednesday: Rom 8:26-30/Ps 13:4-5, 6 [6a]/Lk 13:22-30 Thursday: Eph 2:19-22/Ps 19:2-3, 4-5 [5a]/Lk 6:12-16 Friday: Rom 9:1-5/Ps 147:12-13, 14-15, 19-20/Lk 14:1-6 Saturday: Rom 11:1-2a, 11-12, 25-29/Ps 94:12-13a, 14-15, [14a]/Lk 14:1, 7-11 Next Sunday: Dt 6:2-6/Ps 18:2-3, 3-4, 47, 51 /Heb 7:23-28/Mk 12:28b-34 M a s s I n t e n t i o n s Saturday October 23, :30pm Billy Hough by Gina Carrier Anna Mae Morris by Carol Little Eugene Osmus Birthday by Vonnie & Family Susan Bogusz by Karen & Family Nancy Faloona by Faloona/Mezydlo Families JoAnn Eich by George & Debbie Hasler Phyllis Bernhard by Judy Bunte Sunday October 24, :30am People of our Parish 10:30am Bonnie & Bernie LaVoie by Ed Mate Family Monday October 25, :00am Intention of the Celebrant Tuesday October 26, :00am Intention of the Celebrant 9:00am James Murtaugh Jr. by Kelly Hoehn Wednesday October 27, :00am Joan Piasecki by Kelly Hoehn Thursday October 28, :00am Intention of the Celebrant Friday October 29, :00am Intention of the Celebrant or Communion Service Saturday October 30, :30pm Delores Spero Birthday by Wayne & Bernice Wagner Ed Faloona by Faloona/Mezydlo Families James Rogan by Fr. John George Lamping by Jim & Mary Baskerville Tom Echlin by Jean Lund Jim & John Himpler by Fr. John Vicky Sopcak by Steve & Maureen Smolinske Sunday October 31, :30am People of our Parish 10:30am Intention of the Celebrant St. Joseph Parish page 2
3 In Our Prayers WE PRAY FOR THE DECEASED Eternal rest grant unto them O Lord And may perpetual light shine upon them. WE PRAY FOR THE SICK Breckin VanHyning, Bob Berg, Dave & Marilyn Offerman, Diane Morris, Marge Bosse, Elizabeth Wetmore, Kathy Rippe, Eileen DeMiele, Juan Lucero, Mark Parente & Charlie, Tim Weber, Terry Shanahan, Marty Shanahan, Pat Shanahan, Carolyn Bull, Ed Crawford, Patrick Deloian, John Carline, Leah Carline, Dale Nugent, Lori Townes, Terry McHugh, Beatrice Kennedy, Rachel, Pat Shaughnessy, Robert S., Dorothy Slazyk, Laura Struse, Kim Hogan, Dr. Tom Lee, John Zelko, Debbie Hasler, Kim Beverly, Kathleen Rauch, Lannie Spreitzer, Janet Berryman, Debra Zadell, Emery Johnson, Franklin Forsythe, Carol Darlinger, Andy Priomos, Glen Gudyka, Barb Williams SANCTUARY CANDLE BURNING Sanctuary Candle Blessed Virgin Mary Candle St. Joseph Candle Joe & Bill Robbins and Aidan Shea by Bee Robbins Family WE PRAY FOR OUR MILITARY Matthew Carroll, Matthew Cook, Scott Gerdes, David Newtoff, Christian Shawver, Christopher Vavouleas, Rogan Nichols, Teresa Kozak, Bobby Dyer, Jeffrey Merritt, Jacob Vollmer, Wade Lander, Mark Keough, Matthew Pirc, Wade Van Otegham ADORATION CHAPEL CANDLE INTENTIONS Being Catholic! ALL SAINTS DAY MONDAY, NOVEMBER 1 MASS SCHEDULE 8:00 AM 9:00 AM 12:00 NOON (At St. Joseph Cemetery, weather permitting) & 6:30 PM MASS OF REMEMBRANCE ALL SOULS DAY Tuesday, Nov. 2, 6:30 PM Envelopes are available at the church entrances AND in the Parish Center vestibule. Please write the name of your loved one(s) on the back of the envelope and return. These names will be included in our Book of Remembrance. Please return envelope by Monday, Oct. 25. W e e k l y R e f l e c t i o n OCT. 24, TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME When we see God with true sincerity of heart and God passes us along our way, it is only then that we will be able to cry out, Jesus, son of David, have pity on me! We have to truly want to be healed by, and in union with, God in order for us to reach out to him. If God is only an abstract idea, theory, or someone found in the pages of a book, there is no motivation for a relationship and no desire to seek him. God needs to be real in order for faith to be real. It s all about the journey. St. Augustine reminds us that to fall in love with God is the greatest romance; to seek Him the greatest adventure; to find Him the greatest human achievement. We strive after many things and mercy is not always one of them. We think that we can find fulfillment and healing in other things only to discover that we are still short and empty. From the moment human beings were created, God has been calling us and seeking us. He has been walking right beside the human story from the minute He first breathed life into the first human soul. Are we able to recognize God as He walks with us? At some point we have to realize that there is only one way to satisfy the deepest longings of the human heart and that is in relationship with our Creator. We are called to this. However, we make the huge error of thinking that what we are hearing is coming from somewhere else. We become confused. Every human being would certainly profit with wisdom if they realized Who calls them and to Whom they belong. Then and only then will we realize that it is only our Divine Master who can give us true vision and heal us. Once we recognize and reach out for the merciful presence of our loving Maker, we will be able to see with our soul, understanding the true nature and depth of all things. God s mercy is always available. It doesn t matter how far we have strayed or how blind we become, God patiently waits to console us, guide us and heal us. All we need to do is desire Him. Once we reach out, we also realize that there is no greater love to be found than God s, no human adventure that comes even close to the thrill of a spiritual search, and no human achievement even remotely as satisfying as union with Him. This is where we belong. This is salvation. LPi Fr. John St. Joseph Parish www. sjpmanhattan.org page 3
4 NEXT UP S t. J o s e p h S c h o o l ST. JOSEPH SCHOOL MASSES Tuesdays 9:00 am Please join us! 10/29 Lucky Sunday final turn-in day 10/29 Halloween parties and early dismissal 11/1 All Saints Day Mass (no school Mass on Tuesday) October is Fire Safety month. Thank you to Fire Educator Jackie for teaching our kids such important safety procedures. St. Joseph Cross Country Team finishes the season by creating a run club scarecrow for the Village of Manhattan. Great season Charger runners!! R e l i g i o u s E d. Youth Ministry Regular Meengs Sundays, 7:00pm9:00pm Bonfire, Rosary Pumpkin Decorang November 7 Day of the Dead Celebraon November 21 Hello, R.E. Families! Just a reminder: Monday, November 1, is All Saints Day (a Holy Day of Obligaon). Please join us for Mass At 6:30 pm. St. Joseph Parish page 4
5 LIVING WITH THE LOSS OF A LOVED ONE TUESDAYS at 6:30 pm Church Hall (Basement) September 14, 28; October 12, 26; November 9, 23; December 7, Ways to Heal Our Hearts - Coping with the Loss of a Loved One How Am I Doing? Issues of Complicated Grief - Finding Support Families/People Grieve Differently Understanding Your Feelings Where is God in All of This? A Call to Live Again Handling the Holidays for Those Who Lost a Loved One TRUST IN THE LORD WITH ALL YOUR HEART, AND DO NOT LEAN ON YOUR OWN UNDER- STANDING. IN ALL YOUR WAYS ACKNOWLEDGE HIM, AND HE WILL MAKE STRAIGHT YOUR PATHS. PROVERBS 3: 5-6 CONTACT Tim McGrath A r o u n d t h e P a r i s h FISHERS OF MEN Guides men towards a dynamic relationship with Jesus Christ. Meetings are Saturdays at 7:30am at St. Joseph Catholic Church Hall. Discuss the readings for Sunday Mass. Starting in October the group will be watching the 2nd season of The Chosen and will read the book Life is Messy by Matthew Kelly. This is no time to be ashamed of the Gospel. It is the time to preach it from the rooftops. Do not be afraid to break out of comfortable and routine modes of living in order to take up the challenge of making Christ known in the modern metropolis. --St. John Paul II, Pope Invite your friends and family back to church See what St. Joseph Parish has to offer: BEQUESTS / ESTATE GIFTS Our Parish occasionally receives bequests from grateful parishioners. These bequests from a Will can be designated for a specific use, or for the general needs of the parish. Please remember the good works of our parish in your Will. Thank you for your consideration. St. Joseph Parish page 5
6 This & That OCTOBER IS THE MONTH OF THE ROSARY AND RESPECT LIFE MONTH JOIN US IN PRAYING THE ROSARY FOR THE PROTECTION OF THE UNBORN AND AN END TO ABORTION EVERY THURSDAY IN OCTOBER (OCTOBER 7 OCTOBER 28) 6:00PM 7:00PM IN THE ADORATION CHAPEL The Rosary month (October) is a special time of prayer; a time to take full advantage of the opportunity to seek the help of our Blessed Mother and her son, Jesus.It is strongly recommended to pray the Rosary as often as possible, as a special prayer for peace throughout the world. Each Thursday evening during the month of October, the rosary will be recited at 6:00 PM in our beautiful Adoration Chapel. October is also known as the Right to Life month; therefore, our rosary intentions will be focused on righttolife devotions. Please come to the chapel and join others in asking for our Lady's intercession to assist our request for life to be accepted and honored as a gift from God. CUB SCOUT PACK 155 DRIVE-UP PANCAKE BREAKFAST SATURDAY OCTOBER 30 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM ST. JOSEPH CHURCH BACK ENTRANCE SHORT STACK OF PANCAKES SCRAMBLED EGGS SAUSAGE LINKS. RACHEL S VINEYARD HEALING THE PAIN OF ABORTION-- ONE WEEKEND AT A TIME. Do not continue to live in the shame, fear or numbness; Call our toll-free national hotlines: Rachel's Vineyard: 877 HOPE 4 ME ( ) Nat l Hotline for Abortion Recovery: LIFE ( ) (A ministry of Priests for Life) St. Joseph Parish page 6
7 Ministry Schedule PLEASE CALL JUDY IF YOU CAN ASSIST AT CHRISTMAS MASSES. PLEASE REMEMBER--YOU NEED TO FIND YOUR OWN SUBSTITUTE IF YOU ARE UNABLE TO SERVE. SUNDAY, OCT :30 AM SUNDAY, OCT. 31 8:30 AM SATURDAY, OCT. 30 4:30 PM SUNDAY, OCT :30 AM SUNDAY, OCT. 24 8:30 AM SATURDAY, OCT. 23 4:30 PM LECTOR Judy Bunte Brian Bernhard Kim Pilon Maureen Pinta Kathy Ford Tim McGrath SACRISTAN Wayne Wagner Candy Walz Mary McHugh Jacque Gould EUCHARISTIC MIN. Mary McHugh Mary Cochran Julie Fiocca Cathie Lawrence Kelly Meyer Mary Diemer Lou DeSalvo Jennifer Chrisansen Tom Diemer Lou DeSalvo Helen Miller Julie Fiocca USHERS Steve Ramel Sean Hannigan Ron Farkas Eric Byar Jim Robbins Kathleen Finley Dan DiDominicis Joe Olszta Eric O'Neill Joe Sforza Adam Smith Kyle Wielgus Tom Doyle John Gilbert John Jezuit Danny Didominicis Pam Robbins Jim Kirby SERVERS Tate Pietrzyk Molly Potempa Eli O'Neill John Buck Leo Smith Teagan Magennis Johnny Buck Alex Potempa Danny Pilon Alexis Webb Fynn Bernhard Rachel Steinberg Lucy Mate Brigid Reiter Lucy Mate Connor Garza Tommy Babich McGrath Law, P.C. Timothy J. McGrath - Attorney at Law Parishioner 440 S. State St. Manhattan tmcgrathlaw.com Ed Zalewski - President Tom s Truck Repair South Inc 6335 W. Bruns Rd, Monee, IL Commercial Safety Test Lane Monday- Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Ph Fax WATER TREATMENT SOFTENER SALES & HOME SALT DELIVERY (815) E. Haven Route 30 &, Spencer Rd. New Lenox, IL W. North St. Ste. 209 Manhattan 116 N. Second St. Peotone Illinois Jeffrey M. Pietrzyk, OD Christa D. Pietrzyk, OD Parishioners St. Joseph Parish page 7 B 4C
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