33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time November 15, 2015

“Heaven and earth will pass away,
but my words will not pass away.”
Mark 13: 31


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: Rose Long & 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 Convent: (814) 684-3553
E-mail: kseashored@msn.com
Sister Jane Miller 814-931-1120, jmseashell@msn.com
CCW Website: www.ccwsisters.org

Coordinators of Religious Education
Elem/Middle (Gr. K-8): Mark Raffetto (814) 934-2936
or email at psufanmark@gmail.com

Sr. High (Gr. 9-11): Chris Gurekovich (814) 935-6198
or email at cgureko@hotmail.com

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

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

RCIA: Susan Burkholder (814) 684-0352
Pastoral Council – Jack Chambers (814) 632-3339
Finance Council – Dennis Rozick (814) 684-5511
School Council – Lawrence McKernan (814) 632-7767
Cemetery Committee – Michael Feller (814) 684-4401

Saint Matthew Catholic School:
Principal: Mrs. Jamie DiDomenico
Principal’s email: smsdidomenico@gmail.com
Phone: (814) 684-3510
School web-site: www.stmatthew-school.org

We welcome all visitors. If you live in the area please call the Parish Office to register and become an active member of our parish family.

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“And then they will see the Son of Man coming in the clouds with great power and glory.”

Mark 13: 26

We will all have that day when we are standing before God and our life is played out like a movie.  When this happens and God asks each of us, “What have you done with the gifts that I have given you?”  How will you respond?

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Liturgical Reflection . . .

In the Church, which is the body of Christ, not all members have the same function. The diversity of offices is shown outwardly in the celebration of the Eucharist by the diversity of sacred vestments, which must therefore be a sign of the function proper to each minister. The ordained priest wears a stole and chasuble unique to his liturgical role. The ordained deacon wears a stole (over his left shoulder) and a dalmatic. In the Dioceses of the United States of America, altar servers may wear an alb or some appropriately dignified clothing. Other liturgical ministers wear clothes befitting the sacred rites. General Instruction of the Roman Missal, Numbers 335 -337..

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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 14 – 22, 2015
Sat. 5:00 PM Bill Engelman–In Honor of his 100th Birthday
Sun. 8:00AM For the People of the Parish – Pastor
10:30AM John C. Romano II – Mom & Dad
Mon 8:00 AM Adeline Maceno – Lorraine Fenton
Tues. 8:00 AM Deceased Mbrs. of Gurekovich family – J.R. Gurekovich
Wed 9:00 AM Monica Crum – Zakrzwski Family
Thurs. 8:00 AM Carolyn Haag – Agnes Dixon
Fri 8:00 AM Paul Burns – Evelyn Burns
Sat. 5:00 PM Phyllis Burkholder –Jerry & Sue Burkholder
Sun. 8:00 AM Anna & Clarence Hartsock – Family
10:30 AM For the People of the Parish – Pastor

If you would like to have MASS celebrated for special intentions or for the deceased members of your family or friends please stop by or call the parish office.

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Activities for the Week of November 9th

Tues. 7:00 PM Cub/Boy Scouts (H)
Wed. 9:00 AM SMS Mass
3:30 PM Rosary
6:30 PM RCIA (GS)
Thurs. 6:30 PM BINGO (H)
7:00 PM RE Committee (L)
Sun. Christ The King
9-10:15AM K-6 R/E Class
10:30AM Grade 3 & 4 Liturgy
10:30 AM GP Choir
6-8:00PM Gr 7-8,9-11 Youth Ministry

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Nov. 16th thru November 22nd – Lectors
Weekdays – 8:00 AM – S. Hall
Sat. – 5:00 PM – B. Markel, S. Burkholder, A. Markel
Sun. 8:00 AM – K. Pastorik, M. Ruscio, C. Mertiff
10:30 AM – Grades 3 & $ Liturgy

Nov. 16th thru Nov. 22nd – Altar Servers
Sat. – 5:00 PM – T. Ansman, C. Diehl
Sun – 8:00 AM – A. Baran, M. May
10:30 AM – C. Brooks, L. Brooks

Nov. 16th thru Nov. 22nd
Extraordinary Ministers of the Eucharist
Weekdays – 8:00 AM – R. Long
Sat. 5:00 PM –K. Raffetto+, M. Raffetto, L. Morrison
Sun .8:00 AM –C. Woomer+, R. Woomer, C. Ruscio
10:30 AM – S. Thomas+, G. Patton, T. Patton

Nov. 16th htru Nov. 22nd – Music Ministry
Sat. – 5:00 PM – Aye/Sarah
Sun. – 8:00 AM – Aye/Leslie
10:30 AM – Glory & Praise/Gina
Nov. $ Counters – P. DelBaggio, C. Golden, J Everhart
Church Cleaners – Nov. 9th to Nov. 22nd
P. DelBaggio, S. Feller, M&J Storm, S. Loose

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Who celebrates his 100th Birthday this Saturday, November 14th. The 5 pm mass will be offered in his honor and parishioners are invited to shower him with prayers and greeting cards. A box will be provided in the Gathering Space for cards or cards can be mailed to Mr. Bill Engelman, 925 S. Lincoln Ave., Apt. 219, Tyrone PA 16686. THANK YOU BILL, FOR 100 YEARS OF LOVE FOR GOD AND GENEROSITY TO SAINT MATTHEW’S PARISH AND THE TRYONE COMMUNITY.

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In two weeks we will begin the new church year and our 4-week Christmas vigil. Once again, families are asked to participate n the Advent Wreath Candle-Lighting at the start of each of our weekend Masses. A sign-up list for this can be found in the vestibule (by flower calendar). Please sign up today!

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The days immediately following a death are filled with many tasks, including preparation for the Funeral Mass. Family members are invited to participate as much as they choose in picking hymns, Scriptures readings and liturgical ministers for this Mass. This can be made easier when loved ones’ preferences are known. Anyone interested in find out more about the Funeral Mass and/or desiring information needed to plan your own or a loved one’s funeral is invited to attend on Thursday, November 19, 7PM, Gathering Space workshop led by Sr. Karen.

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