Thirty-Third Sunday in Ordinary Time November 19, 2017
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PRAYER...HELP AMERICA....COME AND PRAY THE ROSARY, DIVINE MERCY CHAPLET AND LITANIES FOR OUR NATION......All are invied to join the St. Joan of Arc Brigade, a prayer apostolate, in praying a special rosary for National unity and the reparations of the sins of the world, every third (3RD) Monday of the month from 6:00-7:00 p.m. in our church. Please join us. TO JESUS THROUGH MARY. For more information please contact Darlene D. Jimenez, Director, Sto Joan of Arc Brigaade -- 210-771-5757
ALTAR SOCIETY GLITTER BAZAAR, PLATE SALE AND FLEA MARKET...will be held Sunday, December 3rd in the Chavez Center after all the Masses. Tables are available for rent for $10.00 each. You rent the table and sell your own items and keep what you make. No food or drinks may be sold at the rented tables. For more information or to reserve your table please call the Rectory office, 210.732.6295 or Tina, 210.737.2203. All proceeds will benefit the works of the Altar Society. Your support and patronage helps the Society to continue paying for necessary Altar supplies such as hosts, wine, altar cloths, candles, candle oil, etc.
CCD TURKEY BINGO....will be held Sunday, December 10 from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. in the Parish Hall. We need donations of turkeys, hams, and gift cards for the bingo. We would like to collect 30 prizes for 30 games. Turkey dinner plates will also be served after all the Masses for a donation of $7.00. If you can make a donation please bring it to the Rectory office during the week or place your donation in an envelope marked TURKEY BINGO and drop it in Sunday’s Collection. Donations are also needed for the concession stand. (Items needed are nacho chips, hot dogs, buns, burgers, buns, cheese, chips, plates, napkins and baked goods.) All proceeds from the Bingo and Turkey dinner are for the Religious Education Program of our Parish. Thanks for your continuous support of our children and our parish community. For more information please call Connie, 732.6295
THANKS AND APPRECIATION ARE EXTENDED...to all those who worked, prepared and attended the parish Festival. Atotal of $4,357.00 was raised for the parish.
THANKS AND APPRECIATION ARE EXTENDED TO ALL THOSE WHO PURCHASED AND SOLD RAFFLE TICKETS FOR THE FALL RAFFLE. WINNERS ARE:
1. MARY RODRIGUEZ
2. YAMILKA CALVILLO
3. RICHARD AVENA
4. CARMEN FLORES
6. MARTA RODRIGUEZ
7. SYLVIA GUTIERREZ
8. JACKIE ORTIZ
9. BOZENNA & EDWARD LANGA
10. DAVID MAYORGA
Prizes may be picked up at the rectory office by appointment.
YOUR PRAYERS ARE REQUESTED ..for all our sick parishioners, relatives and friends, especially for David Castillo, Rebecca Talamantez, Patricia Rose Diaz, Eliana Biederman, Olga Covarrubia, Lorenzo Pena, Mr. R. Martinez, Gerry Garcia, Joseph Gradney, Baby Xavier Trujillo, Rev. Casimir Oleksy, SDS, Dominik & Sofia Salamon, Konrad & Anna Ebisch, Joseph, Gloria Torres, Clara Grace Bragg, Louis Mayorga, Tillie Zapata, Robert Samarron, James Perez, Joe Martinez, Otto Talamantez, Hope Valdez, Patsy Libby, Elisa Vidaurri, Noemi Dounson, Gilbert Garza, Evangelina Casillas, Tanya Paveglio, Bob Cannon, Mary Virginia Talamantez, Christopher Palomo, David Palomo, Charles Murray, Stella Sanchez, Armand Sanchez, Nadia Samarron, Luisa Herald, Terry Guerra, Marta Gomez, Ponciano Gonzalez, Victor Gonzalez, Hector & Mary DeLaRosa, Jeremiah T., Gloria Valdespino, Fernando & Mary Aguillon, Eddie Littlefield, Mr. Arnulfo Jose Arcos, Hilda Chavallier-Boutrell, Bertha Pereida, Carol Garcia, Jesse Santiago, Lydia Rico, Eugene Garcia Jr., & Eugene Garcia Sr., Juanita Suarez, Gloria, Antonia Torres, Josefa Zuazua, Calista, Derrick Klack, Edward Langa, Kathy Burzynski, Sylvia Grohman, Evangelina (Eva) Lopez, Fr. Wojciech Juraszek, SDS, Edmond Hubbell, T.C., Roger Escobedo, Clifton Bolner, Vera Frederick, Lucille Pollok, Maria Zapata, Joe Arcos, Zeida Canales, Paula Ramirez, Emilia Martinez, Steve Cardenas, Lydia Sonora, Rosie Cardenas, Socorro Dutra, Rudy Rodriguez, Nick Rodriguez, Michael Marra, Natalie Zamora,, Jordan Otsuka, Elizabeth Garcia, Eugene Novosad, Susie Gomez, Olga Delgado, Guadalupe Carrillo, Lawrence Jones, Robert Guillen, Fred Hidebrand, Jessica Basilic,, Bertha Gonzalez, Nathan Villarreal, Betsy Sullivan, Ana Hernandez, Tina Ryan, Saturnina Campos, Louis Moran, Amanda Cassidy, Fulgencia Gonzalez, Bertha Mendoza, Mercedes B. Gonzales, Louis Pena, Carmen Garza, Fernanda Martinez, Romana Martinez, Janie Castro, and for the souls of Mrs. Martha Sandoval, Mr. Frank Pena Casillas and Mrs. Mary Kloster. May they and all the faithful departed rest in the peace of the Lord. AMEN
YOUR PRAYERS ARE REQUESTED FOR THE HAPPY REPOSE OF THE SOULS OF...Mr. Frank Pena Casillas & Mrs. Martha Sandoval. Mrs. Sandoval’s Rosary will be this Sunday, November 19th at 7:00 p.m. in the Church followed by her funeral Mass on Monday, November 20th at 10:00 a.m. followed by interment at Mission Burial Park South. Mr. Pena’s Rosary will be Monday, November 20th at 7:00 p.m. at Hillcrest Funeral Home and his Funeral Mass will be Tuesday, November 21st at 9:30 a.m. in our Church. Interment will follow at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery.
CHRISTMAS POSADAS...The word “Posada” means Inn. The Posadas depict Mary and Joseph looking for a home, an Inn, where the Christ child can be born. Posadas will begin December 16 thru December 24. For more information or to schedule your Posada please call the rectory office.
POSADAS DE NAVIDAD...La palabra “POSADA”quiere decir Meson. Las Posadas depicen Maria y Jose buscando una casa, donde el Nino Cristo puede nacer. Posadas comienzan el martes, el 16 de diciembre hasta el 24 de diciembre. Si necesitan mas informacion por favor llamen a la rectoria, 732-6295
CHRISTMAS POINSETTIAS...If you would like to sponsor a poinsettia in honor or in memory of a loved one please call the rectory office, 732-6295. Donation is $20.00 per poinsettia that will be put in the church during the Christmas Season. All memorials will be listed in the bulletin
OUR LADY OF SORROWS CALENDAR OF UPCOMING EVENTS
NOVEMBER 19, 2017 CCD CLASSES NOVEMBER 20, 2017 ROSARY IN CHURCH NOVEMBER 26, 2017 CCD CLASSES DECEMBER 1, 2017 FIRST FRIDAY ADORATION IN CHURCH DECEMBER 3, 2017 ALTAR SOCIETY FUNDRAISER DECEMBER 6, 2017 - FEAST OF ST. NICHOLAS DECEMBER 8, 2017 FEAST OF THE IMMACULATE CONCEPTION DECEMBER 10, 2017 CCD CLASSES CCD TURKEY BINGO & TURKEY DINNER SALE DECEMBER 17, 2017 CCD CLASSES DECEMBER 24, 2017 CHRISTMAS PAGEANT DECEMBER 25, 2017 FEAST OF THE NATIVITY OF THE LORD
DEVOTION TO OUR LADY OF SORROWS IS BEING HELD ON FRIDAYS...A Seven Sorrows Meditation and the other special prayers for the restoration of the moral order in Society and particularly for an end to abortion will be offered every Friday Evening at 5:30 p.m. Everyone is invited to attend.
ARCHDIOCESE OF SAN ANTONIO: CAPITAL CAMPAIGN. “Greetings in the Lord Jesus! As you know, the archdiocese recently contracted with the Steier Group to examine the feasibility and potential support for an archdiocesan capital campaign…. As the people of the archdiocese did decades ago when they undertook the first and only capital campaign in our history, we need to establish a legacy that will make a difference in the lives that follow. It is an exciting time, and I know we will be blessed by an outpouring of generosity. Please join me in praying that the Holy Spirit will continue to guide our ministry efforts as the archdiocese expands and grows at an exponential pace. With every assurance of prayer and best wishes for all, I remain, Sincerely yours in Christ,” Most Reverend Gustavo García-Siller, MSpS Archbishop of San Antonio. A complete text of the message is available at https://www.archsa.org/blog/capital-campaign The goal for our parish of Our Lady of Sorrows is: $143.000 (ONE HUNDRED FORTY THREE THOUSAND DOLLARS) during the period of 3 years. Capital Campaign is different from the Archbishop Annual Appeal