Twenty-Second Sunday after Pentecost

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October 23, 2016

Coffee and Donuts – All guests from other parishes are welcome to join us after the 10AM Mass for coffee and donuts.

 All Souls Envelopes—Due 10/30 – “All Souls Day” remembrance envelopes are in the back of church.  Write on the envelopes the names of your deceased family members and friends to be remembered during the All Souls Novena of Masses from November 2nd to the 10th.  Deposit these envelopes in the collection basket, or mail them to the office by October 30.

Cemetery Visit – Holy Name Society – Members of the Holy Name Society will be visiting Mount Calvary Cemetery, 500 S. 13th Street, to pray for the dead after the 9:00 AM Mass on Saturday, November 5.  All are welcome to join them in this Spiritual Work of Mercy.

All Saints & All Souls Day Schedule – Please note that All Saints Day is a Holy Day of Obligation.

All Saints Day, November 1st

  • 7:10AM – Low Mass
  • 7:00PM – Sung Mass

All Souls Day, November 2nd

  • 7:00AM – Low Mass (With Communion for the faithful)
  • 7:30AM – Low Mass (Without Communion for faithful)
  • 7:00PM – Sung Requiem Mass

November Friday Evening Schedule – Please note the alteration to the Mass schedule for these three Friday evenings in November:

  • Nov. 4 — 6:30pm Mass (no Adoration)
  • Nov. 11 — 6:30pm Mass (no Adoration)
  • Nov. 18 — No Adoration or Mass (both cancelled)

Morning Mass on these days will be at 7:10AM as usual.  This will be the final time that we will have to alter our Friday evening schedule.  Thank you for your understanding.

All Saints Party – Siebert Park – On Sunday, October 30, we will have our All Saints Day Celebration, at the Cabin/Pavilion—Siebert Park on Rt. 15 in Camp Hill Borough.   Festivities start at 11:30 AM.  Food, Games, & Costumes!  The young and the young at heart are invited to dress as their favorite saint!  Brochures are located in the back of Church.  For more information contact Dawn Forbeck at

Altar Servers – St. Joseph Raffle – Our Altar servers will be collecting donations after Mass in the back of the Church on Sundays 10/23 and 10/30.  The donations will conclude with a drawing for a statue of St. Joseph which will take place at the All Saints party on October 30.  Proceeds will be used for recreational activities our Altar Servers would like to do as a group this fall.  This is a small way we can show our  gratitude and appreciation to our exemplary servers.  Thank you for your support!

2017 FSSP Calendars – Available Now – This Sunday the 2017 FSSP Calendars are available in the back of Church for $15.00 each.  Funds from your purchase go toward supporting Mater Dei.

 Christmas Cards Novena of Masses – Christmas cards are now available in the back of the church to send to family and friends who you would like to have remembered at the Novena of Masses at Our Lady of Guadalupe Seminary from December 17th—25th.  Please send the form in the enclosed envelope to the FSSP District House in Scranton.  Proceeds benefit the formation of good holy priests.

 October Food Collection – Grocery bags with lists of items needed by Silence of Mary for their Thanksgiving food distribution will be available for your convenience today.  Items needed for Thanksgiving dinners are instant potatoes & sweet potatoes, stuffing, canned yams, canned vegetables & cranberry sauce, gravy in jars or packets, and brown sugar in boxes.  Please take a bag and bring it back filled with items on the list by the end of October.  Thank you in advance for your charity.

Frozen turkeys:  Anyone wishing to donate a frozen turkeys to Silence of Mary can call 737-4107 to arrange dropping them off by November 17. The office is open Monday-Friday 10 AM – 3 PM. Call first before dropping them off  They would like the turkeys to be in the 12 Lb range.

Pilgrimage to Ottawa Catholic Shrines – Fr. Erik Deprey, FSSP, Pastor, St. Clements Parish, Ottawa, invites you to join him on a pilgrimage to the Canadian Catholic Shrines in Ontario and Quebec from May 6-16, 2017.  These include Mt. Carmel Shrine, Niagara, Canadian Martyrs Shrine, Midland, Notre Dame Basilicas in Montreal and Quebec City, Oratory of St. Joseph (St. Andre), and Cap de Madeleine.  We will also take part in the National March for Life on Parliament Hill.  For more information go to our website Orbis Catholicus Travel at or contact Susan Kotnik at or call 604-465-6911.