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May 29, 2016

Coffee and Donuts –If you are visiting from another parish please feel welcome to join us after the 10AM Mass for coffee and donuts.  Access via the door on the side alley.

External Solemnity of Corpus Christi – Today’s 10am Mass will be that of the External Solemnity of Corpus Christi.  Mass will be followed by a procession with the Blessed Sacrament around the outside of the church, weather permitting.

Father’s Day Novena – The Father’s Day cards are available for the Father’s Day novena of Masses which will be offered June 19 – 27.  Fill and place your cards into the collection basket, or mail them to the office by Sunday, June 12th.

Parish Picnic – The Parish Picnic will be on Sunday, June 12, at Siebert Park in Camp Hill following the 10:00AM Mass.  Please sign up in the vestibule after Mass or during the coffee social if you plan to attend so the grille meister will have enough burgers for the crowd.  Come prepared for sports and games.  Please direct questions or offers to help to yulajj@comcast.net

 Friday Evening Mass Time – Please note that the Friday evening Mass & Adoration schedule will be altered on the following days:

  • June 10th – 7:00pm Mass. No Adoration.
  • June 17th – 5:30pm Mass. No Adoration.
  • July 9th – 7:00pm Mass.  No Adoration.

All other Fridays will follow the regular schedule of 5:30pm Mass followed by Simple Adoration until 7:15pm.

 Altar Servers Promotions – The annual promotion ceremony for the Knights of the Altar will be held in the church after the 10am Mass this morning.

Memorial Day Requiem Mass – On Monday, May 30th, there will be two morning Masses.  The usual 7:10am Low Mass & also a 9am Low Mass offered for the repose of the souls of  those who gave their lives in defense of our country.  Please note that parking on the street will be partially restricted due to  the Memorial Day festivities.

Mass Stipends – The customary stipend for a Mass is $10.  On occasion we receive Mass requests with larger stipends.  Please note that from now on whatever is given in excess of the customary $10 will go directly to the Church, rather than the priest offering that particular Mass.

St. Tarcisius Meeting – Our next St. Tarcisius Meeting is Saturday, June 4th at 5:00pm.  The group is for children ages 5 – 12 and meets monthly in order to train the children to meditate.  Each meeting includes a short, priest led meditation, the rosary, and a potluck dinner.  Meetings are the 1st Saturday of the month from 5-7pm.  We gather in a different host family’s home each month.  Non-parishioners are welcome to join us.  For information concerning our June meeting please contact Jill Lear at SaintTarcisiusGroup@MaterDeiPA.com

FSSP Priestly Ordinations – Yesterday, May 28, four of our deacons were ordained to the priesthood by Bishop Fabian Bruskewitz in the Cathedral of St. Cecilia’s, Omaha, Nebraska.  Please keep each of these new priests in your prayers.

Survey — Rosary after 10AM Mass – With 2017 being the 100th anniversary of the appearance of the Blessed Virgin Mary to the children of Fatima and with the enemy ships massing in the harbor, we need to answer the call of our dear Mother to pray her rosary.  If you would be interested in joining us for the Rosary following the 10am Mass on Sundays please send an email to disantoa@centurylink.net.  We will be offering the remaining two sets of mysteries so that our Community offers the complete 15 decades each Sunday.  Remember, a Plenary Indulgence is offered by the Church when a five decade rosary is prayed before the Blessed Sacrament (See #17 Manual of Indulgences).