32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time November 11, 2018

“Amen, I say to you, this poor widow
put in more than all the other
contributors to the treasury.”
Mark 12: 43

I would like to express my deepest gratitude to you for thinking of me on the occasion of Priesthood Sunday. I greatly appreciate your cards, gifts, prayers, words of encouragement and most importantly friendship. They are an invaluable source of strength for my priestly ministry in our Saint Matthew parish family. Thank you very much! Father Jozef

 

Pastor: Reverend Jozef Kovacik

Phone: (814) 684-1480 (Parish Office & Rectory)
Fax: (814) 684-7969
Website: www.stmatthewtyrone.org
Email: stmatthewtyrone@gmail.com

Parish Office Staff:
Administrative Assistant: Rose Long
Financial Administrator: Debbie Zakrzwski

Office Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Friday
8:30 AM – 2:30 PM

Pastoral Ministry:
Sister Karen Duddy, C.C.W.
Cell: (814) 935-2934 E-mail: kseashored@msn.com
Sister Jane Miller, C.C.W.
Cell: (814) 931-1120 E-mail: jmseashell@msn.com

Director of Religious Education: Gia Patton
Call (814) 682-9108 or email smspatton@gmail.com

Coordinator: Elementary & Middle School: Mark Raffetto
Phone: (814) 934-2936 Email: psufanmark@gmail.com

Elementary Classes: (Grades K-6): Sunday mornings 9:00 AM to 10:15 AM (weekly during the school year)

Middle/High School: (Gr. 7-11): Sunday: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (twice a month during the school year)

RCIA: Susan Burkholder (814) 684-0352

Ministry to the Homebound: Paula Lambert (814) 932-0651

Pastoral Council – Sarah McNelis (814) 684-5598
Finance Council – Dennis Rozick (814) 684-5511
School Council – Lawrence McKernan (814) 632-7767
Cemetery Committee – Michael Feller (814) 932-1788

Saint Matthew Catholic School
“serving our community since 1869”
Principal: Mrs. Debbie St. Pierre
Principal’s email: dstpierre@stmatthew-school.org
School Phone: (814) 684-3510
School web-site: www.stmatthew-school.org

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THOUGHTS ON STEWARDSHIP AS A WAY OF LIFE

“I say to you, this poor widow put in more than all the other contributors to the treasury. For they all contributed out of their abundance; but she out of her poverty has put in everything she had, her whole living.” Mark 12: 43-44

Jesus gets right to the point – we are all called to give money to support the mission of the Church, regardless of our circumstance. No gift is too small or insignificant! Giving money to support the mission of our local parish is a matter of our faith, just like praying and participating in parish ministries. When you make a financial offering, is it from your “first fruits” or from what is “left over”?

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MASS/RECONCILIATION SCHEDULE

Weekend Mass Schedule:
– Saturday at 5:00 PM
– Sunday at 8:00 AM & 10:30 AM
Weekday Mass Schedule:
– Monday through Friday – 8:00 AM
Holy Day of Obligation Mass Schedule:
– Vigil – 7:00 PM
– 9:00 AM & 7:00 PM

Sacrament of Reconciliation is celebrated on Saturday from 4:00 PM till 4:30 PM or anytime upon request

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Mass Schedule & Intentions:

November 10 – 18, 2018

Sat. 5:00 PM –Veterans of our Parish (Past and
Present) – Sue & Jerry Burkholder
Sun. 8:00 AM – Rosalia Cannistraci – Children
10:30 AM- For the People of the Parish – Pastor
Mon 8:00 AM -Gary Gurekovich – JR Gurekovich
Tues 8:00 AM- Richard Searer – Ann & Family
Wed. 8:00 AM- Bill Engelman – Mark Tree
Thurs. 8:00 AM – John Romano – Dad
Fri. 8:00 AM – Christine Tennis – Carole Golden
and Children
Sat. 5:00 PM – Eric Cavalucci – Tara
Sun. 8:00 AM – For the People of the Parish – Pastor
10:30 AM – Pete Getz – Wife, Judy
If you would like to have a MASS celebrated for the
deceased members of your family, or friends, or for special intentions, please stop by or call the parish office.

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Activities for the Week of November 12th

Mon. Veterans Day Observed
NO SMS
Tues. Church Meals
6:00 PM – SMS Council (L)
7:00 PM – Scouts (GS, Sch)
Wed. 3:30 PM – Rosary
6:00 PM – R/E Gr. 2 Reconciliation Retreat
6:30 PM – RCIA (GS)
6:30 PM – Cantor Rehearsal
Thurs. 6:30 PM – Bingo (H)
Fri. Church Meals
Sat. Refreshment Weekend
8-6 PM – Gr. 11 FIRE starter retreat (SFU)
Sun. 9:00 AM – R/E Gr. K-5 (School)
10:30 AM – Glory & Praise Choir
10:30 AM – R/E K-5 Liturgy
ANGEL TREE SETUP
11:30 AM – CDA Basket Raffle
6-8:00 PM – R/E Gr. 6-11 (All)

Sr. Karen will be away Nov. 15, 16 and 17.

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LITURGICAL MINISTRIES SCHEDULE

Nov. 12h thru Nov. 18th – Lectors
Weekdays – 8:00 AM – V. Frantz
Sat. 5:00 PM – L. Morrison, G. Miller, B. Lambert
Sun. 8:00 AM – J. Ieraci, H. Quinn, C. Mertiff
10:30 AM – Religious Education Gr. K-5

Nov. 17/18 – Altar Servers
Sat. 5:00 PM – J. Lewis, R. Lewis
Sun. 8:00 AM –B. Pearson, N. Hoy
10:30 AM – K. Cowher, Q. Cowher

Nov. 12th thru Nov. 18th
Extraordinary Ministers of the Eucharist
Weekdays – 8:00 AM – P. DelBaggio
Sat 5:00 PM – P. Lambert+, K. Raffetto, M. Raffetto
Sun. 8:00 AM – M. Rozick+, L. Grove, K. Hoyne
10:30 AM – T. Patton+, B. Hoyne, G. Patton

Nov. 17/18 – Music Ministers
Sat. 5:00 PM – Aye/Lori
Sun. 8:00 AM – Aye/Sarah
10:30 AM – Glory & Praise/Erin

Children’s Liturgy – Nov. 18th – Amber Hewitt

November $ Counters – B Lambert+, P Lambert, J Everhart

Church Cleaners – Nov. 4th thru Nov. 17th
P. DelBaggio, S. Feller, M & J Storm, S. Loose

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VETERANS DAY

A heartfelt “Thank you!” to those who have imitated Jesus’ self-sacrificing love through participation in the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard, or national Guard. Let us offer special prayers for those servicemen and women who time of service left them with physical, mental, emotional and/or spiritual wounds—and for the family members, friends, and medical personnel who care for and support them.

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THANKSGIVING APPROACHES!

–Parishioners are encouraged to pray together in gratitude for God’s many blessing by participating in Thanksgiving Mass: Thursday, November 22, at 9AM. Those attending are invited to donate Non-Perishable Foods for our Local Food Bank; these can be placed under the Angel Tree in the Gathering Space.
–Thanks to teen Religious Ed Students, the Catholic Charities Angel Tree will be put up next Sunday evening. Angels will appear on the tree as soon as we receive the necessary donation information from Catholic Charities.

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ORGAN TOUR AND “INFORM-ANCE

BY RICHARD MERRYMAN will take place Sunday, afternoon, December 2. The program is 30-45 minutes along and will take place two or three times between 2:30 and 4:00. Parishioners will need to sign up for a specific group time so that the number of people in the balcony at one time can be accommodated. Sign up sheets will be available next weekend in the Gathering Space. Simple refreshments will be available in the Gathering Space during the “informance” afternoon.

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Your Help is Needed!

Please consider becoming a part of a very important ministry by bringing your time and talent to our Church Cleaning Committee. There are currently 6 groups who clean the church. However, we are in need of additional members for the groups and hopefully we can add a new group to our committee. Commitment is 4-5 times a year – between 1-2 hours each time. Please contact the parish office.

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