Masses for the Week of August 20, 2017

Sunday, August 20

7:30 am Myers Family

9:15 am Ann Murray

11:30 am Manuel Cruz

6:00 pm Francisco & Andrea Siopongco

Monday, August 21 – St. Pius X

8:30 am Joyce Reale

Tuesday, August 22 – The Queenship of the Blessed Virgin Mary

8:30 am Aniello De Rosa

12:00 pm Mildred Wilson

Wednesday, August 23 – St. Rose of Lima

8:30 am People of the Parish

Thursday, August 24 – St. Bartholomew

8:30 am Amedeo Velocci

Friday, August 25 – St. Louis & St. Joseph Calasanz

8:30 am Michaelene Barrett

Saturday, August 26 – Blessed Virgin Mary

8:30 am Andrea Grieco

5:00 pm Marie Michal & Thomas F. Gavin

Sunday, August 27 – Twenty-first Sunday in Ordinary Time

7:30 am John Higgins

9:15 am Ralph D’Aries

11:30 am Fernando Gonzaga

6:00 pm Mary Roth

 

READINGS FOR THE WEEK

Monday: Jgs 2:11-19; Ps 106:34-37, 39-40, 43ab, 44; Mt 19:16-22

Tuesday: Jgs 6:11-24a; Ps 85:9, 11-14; Mt 19:23-30

Wednesday: Jgs 9:6-15; Ps 21:2-7; Mt 20:1-16

Thursday: Rv 21:9b-14; Ps 145:10-13, 17-18; Jn 1:45-51

Friday: Ru 1:1, 3-6, 14b-16, 22; Ps 146:5-10; Mt 22:34-40

Saturday: Ru 2:1-3, 8-11; 4:13-17; Ps 128:1b-5; Mt 23:1-12

Sunday: Is 22:19-23; Ps 138:1-3, 6, 8; Rom 11:33-36; Mt 16:13-20

 

Ride Needed

Can You Help a St. Joseph’s parishioner who needs a ride to the 7 a.m. weekday masses starting Tuesday, Sept. 5? If so, please call 973-669-0457 and leave a message. Thank you!

SAINT JOSEPH FOOD PANTRY

Thank you for remembering the Food Pantry – your donations of non-perishable food items are very much appreciated by those in need. While shopping, please note we are in need of all kinds of canned vegetables (green beans, peas, corn, mixed vegetables), pasta, rice and oatmeal as well as peanut butter, canned soup, canned meat, canned tomatoes, breakfast cereal, coffee, sugar, tuna, jelly – grape & strawberry, canned beans, canned chili and dry milk. Please ensure that packages are sealed and have not passed the expiration date. Thank you very much for your support!

“A time to be healed….”

Prayers for those who are ill: Julia Callaghan, Rose Maselli, Anna Passero, Richard Florentino, Zeny Gonzaga, Kathleen Keenan, Faith Nzegwu, Marisa Robertazzi, Victoria Cioffi, Lorraine Peters, Mary Ann Magliaro, Marian Farina, Carmen Gonzalez, Grace Zambrowski, MaryAnn McGowan, Jose Almonte, Gerard McGrath, Rafael Macaraig Hernandez, Henry Rodriguez, Bienvenida Landas, Bernard Morgan, Carmina Cabiltes, Myra Mariano, Louise Manning, Cathy Spagnuolo, Bill Mooney, Carmen Pereira, Alma Rivera, Linda Salazar, Ryan Cabiltes, Justin Cabiltes, Foula Lembesis, Alfonso Rivera, Mercedes Rivera, Ann Whelan, Allison Hughes, Grace Lee, Adrian & Audrey Kole, Sandy O’Connor, Deacon Luis Velo, Durecia Watley, Lucille DeSantis, Marie Fierro.

Youth Ministry News

Welcome to Kevin McCarthy, coordinator of the new Youth Ministry for St. Joseph’s & St. Raphael’s Church! All high school students are invited to a Youth Ministry Interest Meeting on Sunday, Sept. 10 at 7:30 p.m. at St. Raphael’s Tobias Hall, 346 Mt. Pleasant Ave., Livingston. Youth Ministry features games, discussions, presentations, prayer, service opportunities, social events, trips and more. Youth can grow in their faith by actively participating in their parish and community, aspiring to live as disciples of Jesus.

Meetings will be held on Sunday evenings, with a schedule to follow. If any adults are interested in helping with the program, please contact Kevin at straphjoeym@gmail.com. You can also follow the Youth Ministry on Twitter @SRJYM.

Masses for the Week of August 13, 2017

Saturday, August 12

8:30 am Special Intention – Teresa Narduzzi

5:00 pm Fitzsimmons Family

Sunday, August 13

7:30 am Bert Peronilla

9:15 am Edmund J. McAndrew

11:30 am Louis Bognar

6:00 pm Mildred Tapetta

Monday, August 14 – St. Maximilian Kolbe

8:30 am Special Intention

5:30 pm People of the Parish

Tuesday, August 15 – The Assumption of the Blessed

Virgin Mary

7:00 am Special Intention – Mary Ann Narduzzi

8:30 am Ann Murray

12:00 pm Fr. John Sweeney

7:00 pm Ann Murray

Wednesday, August 16 – St. Stephen of Hungary

8:30 am Special Intention – Fr. Carlos

Thursday, August 17

8:30 am Special Intention – Edison & Tessy Abraham Wedding Anniversary

Friday, August 18

8:30 am People of the Parish

Saturday, August 19 – St. John Eudes

8:30 am Raymundo Cabiltes

5:00 pm Joseph M. Maulano – 28th Anniversary

Sunday, August 20 – Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time

7:30 am Myers Family

9:15 am Ann Murray

11:30 am Manuel Cruz

6:00 pm Francisco & Andrea Siopongco

 

READINGS FOR THE WEEK

Monday: Dt 10:12-22; Ps 147:12-15, 19-20; Mt 17:22-27

Tuesday: Vigil: 1 Chr 15:3-4, 15-16; 16:1-2; Ps 132:6-7, 9-10, 13-14; 1 Cor 15:54b-57; Lk 11:27-28

Day: Rv 11:19a; 12:1-6a, 10ab; Ps 45:10-12, 16; 1 Cor 15:20-27; Lk 1:39-56

Wednesday: Dt 34:1-2; Ps 66:1-3a, 5, 8, 16-17; Mt 18:15-20

Thursday: Jos 3:7-10a, 11, 13-17; Ps 114:1-6; Mt 18:21 – 19:1

Friday: Jos 24:1-13; Ps 136:1-3, 16-18, 21-22, 24; Mt 19:3-12

Saturday: Jos 24:14-29; Ps 16:1-2a, 5, 7-8, 11; Mt 19:13-15

Sunday: Is 56:1, 6-7; Ps 67:2-3, 5, 6, 8; Rom 11:13-15, 29-32; Mt 15:21-28

 

SAINT JOSEPH PARISH PICNIC

 

Following the 11:30 a.m. Mass

Fun for All Ages!

 

As September approaches, plans for our Parish Picnic are being finalized. Starting with the outdoor Mass on Sunday, Sept. 17 at 11:30, the afternoon will have good food, dessert, beverages, games for children, karaoke for anyone and more. Join in the family fun and send in your ticket request by Sept. 10. Indoor seating in the Parish Center will be available for those requiring it. Forms are available at the church doors or by contacting the office.

 

This undertaking requires many hands. If you can help with set-up or clean-up, serving food or selling raffle tickets, please call the Religious Ed. office at 973-669-8331 and leave your name and number, and we will be in touch with you.

"A time to be healed….”

Prayers for those who are ill: Julia Callaghan, Rose Maselli, Anna Passero, Richard Florentino, Zeny Gonzaga, Kathleen Keenan, Faith Nzegwu, Marisa Robertazzi, Victoria Cioffi, Lorraine Peters, Mary Ann Magliaro, Marian Farina, Carmen Gonzalez, Grace Zambrowski, MaryAnn McGowan, Jose Almonte, Gerard McGrath, Rafael Macaraig Hernandez, Henry Rodriguez, Bienvenida Landas, Bernard Morgan, Patti Craig, Carmina Cabiltes, Myra Mariano, Louise Manning, Cathy Spagnuolo, Bill Mooney, Carmen Pereira, Alma Rivera, Linda Salazar, Ryan Cabiltes, Justin Cabiltes, Foula Lembesis, Alfonso Rivera, Mercedes Rivera, Ann Whelan, Allison Hughes, Grace Lee, Adrian & Audrey Kole, Sandy O’Connor, Deacon Luis Velo, Durecia Watley, Lucille DeSantis, Marie Fierro.

Masses for the Week of August 6, 2017

Saturday, August 5

8:30 am Fi Siopongco

5:00 pm Mary Amabile

Sunday, August 6

7:30 am James Grady

9:15 am Sean Michael Cassels

11:30 am Special Intention – Fr. Deo

6:00 pm Eleanor Sprossler

Monday, August 7 – St. Sixtus II and Companions

& St. Cajetan

8:30 am Eleanor Sprossler – 1st Anniversary

Tuesday, August 8 – St. Dominic

8:30 am Special Intention – De Rosa & Berger Families

12:00 pm Stan Priztulsky

Wednesday, August 9 – St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross

8:30 am Special Intention – Dominick Narduzzi

Thursday, August 10 – St. Lawrence

8:30 am Special Intention – Chris & Stacey Field (26th Wedding Anniversary)

Friday, August 11 – St. Clare

8:30 am Salvatore A. DeSantis, Sr.

Saturday, August 12 – St. Jane Frances de Chantal

8:30 am Special Intention – Teresa Narduzzi

5:00 pm Fitzsimmons Family

Sunday, August 13 – Nineteenth Sunday of Ordinary Time

7:30 am Bert Peronilla

9:15 am Edmund J. McAndrew

11:30 am Louis Bognar

6:00 pm Mildred Tapetta

READINGS FOR THE WEEK

Monday: Nm 11:4b-15; Ps 81:12-17; Mt 14:13-21

Tuesday: Nm 12:1-13; Ps 51:3-7, 12-13; Mt 14:22-36 or Mt 15:1-2, 10-14

Wednesday: Nm 13:1-2, 25 – 14:1, 26-29a, 34-35; Ps 106:6-7ab, 13-14, 21-23; Mt 15:21-28

Thursday: 2 Cor 9:6-10; Ps 112:1-2, 5-9; Jn 12:24-26

Friday: Dt 4:32-40; Ps 77:12-16, 21; Mt 16:24-28

Saturday: Dt 6:4-13; Ps 18:2-4, 47, 51; Mt 17:14-20

Sunday: 1 Kgs 19:9a, 11-13a; Ps 85:9-14; Rom 9:1-5; Mt 14:22-33

Grief to Grace Retreat: Healing the Wounds of Abuse

Kearny, N. J. – September 10 – 15, 2017

Survivors of abuse are invited to end the isolation and shame of past trauma as you embrace mercy, love and a miraculous journey to wholeness. Experience renewal and transformation of the toxic grief that lingers in your body and mind into a wellspring of cleansing grace to bring forth justice and inner peace. “Grief to Grace” provides a unique way to face the depth and tragedy of abuse while reclaiming your value and exceptional human dignity.

“Grief to Grace” is a five-day psychological and spiritual journey for anyone who has suffered violation through physical, emotional or sexual abuse or neglect. It is appropriate for those who have endured rape, incest or other forms of traumatic violation in childhood, adolescence or as an adult. It is also suitable for those who have suffered spiritual or sexual abuse by a member of the clergy.

For more details about the retreat, please contact Cheryl at (973) 497-4350 or Jeanne at (610) 203-2002 or send an e-mail to rileyche@rcan.org. Additional information and upcoming retreats in other locations can be found at grieftograce.org. The retreat was composed by Dr. Theresa Burke, author of the Rachel’s Vineyard Retreats for healing after abortion.

Rachel’s Vineyard Retreat:  Healing the Wounds of Abortion

The psychological and spiritual wounds from abortion can be vast and crippling. You may feel stuck in life and not know why, or even numb, not able to name the buried pain or recognize the symptoms of post-abortion syndrome. An abortion can often have a devastating impact on the father and grandparents of the aborted child and the friend/s of their parents, as well. Do not continue to hide in shame, fear or confusion. The Rachel’s Vineyard retreat is a chance to focus on this difficult time in your life while moving you through a non-judgmental group process. This is done in a supportive atmosphere with confidentiality, understanding and compassion. The program is designed to help both women and men revive their hope by experiencing the tender mercy of God in Christ Jesus.

If you are suffering from a past abortion experience and have isolated yourself from help and forgiveness, we’ve been there! Consider attending one of the upcoming retreat weekends here in the Archdiocese on September 8 – 10, 2017, or for Spanish speaking people, September 15 – 17, 2017. For confidential help and information, please call the Archdiocese’s Respect Life office (973) 497-4350 or e-mail: rileyche@rcan.org. Further information is available on the website, Rachelsvineyard.org.

“A time to be healed….”

Prayers for those who are ill: Julia Callaghan, Rose Maselli, Anna Passero, Richard Florentino, Zeny Gonzaga, Kathleen Keenan, Faith Nzegwu, Marisa Robertazzi, Victoria Cioffi, Lorraine Peters, Mary Ann Magliaro, Marian Farina, Carmen Gonzalez, Grace Zambrowski, MaryAnn McGowan, Jose Almonte, Gerard McGrath, Rafael Macaraig Hernandez, Henry Rodriguez, Bienvenida Landas, Bernard Morgan, Patti Craig, Carmina Cabiltes, Myra Mariano, Louise Manning, Cathy Spagnuolo, Bill Mooney, Carmen Pereira, Alma Rivera, Linda Salazar, Ryan Cabiltes, Justin Cabiltes, Foula Lembesis, Alfonso Rivera, Mercedes Rivera, Ann Whelan, Allison Hughes, Grace Lee, Adrian & Audrey Kole, Sandy O’Connor, Deacon Luis Velo, Durecia Watley, Lucille DeSantis, Marie Fierro.

 

SAINT JOSEPH FOOD PANTRY

Thank you for remembering the Food Pantry – your donations of non-perishable food items are very much appreciated by those in need. While shopping, please note we are in need of all kinds of canned vegetables (green beans, peas, corn, mixed vegetables), pasta, rice and oatmeal as well as peanut butter, canned soup, canned meat, canned tomatoes, breakfast cereal, coffee, sugar, tuna, jelly – grape & strawberry, canned beans, canned chili and dry milk. Please ensure that packages are sealed and have not passed the expiration date. Thank you very much for your support!

Masses for the Week of July 30, 2017

Saturday, July 29

8:30 am Special Intention – Madeline Narduzzi

5:00 pm Ann & John Finan

Sunday, July 30

7:30 am Fr. James Cafone

9:15 am John Kohaut

11:30 am Sean Michael Cassels

6:00 pm Thomas Mannion

Monday, July 31 – St. Ignatius of Loyola

8:30 am Tom Koehne

Tuesday, August 1 – St. Alphonsus Liguori

8:30 am Special Intention – Mary Volpe

12:00 pm George Sinnott

Wednesday, August 2 – St. Eusebius of Vercelli & St. Peter Julian Eymard

8:30 am Abraham & Claramma Vallikkunnel and John & Aley Kinattukara

Thursday, August 3

8:30 am Deceased Members of the Capone & Viscuse Families

Friday, August 4 – St. John Vianney

8:30 am Special Intention – William Narduzzi

Saturday, August 5 – The Dedication of the Basilica of St. Mary Major

8:30 am Fi Siopongco

5:00 pm Mary Amabile

Sunday, August 6 – The Transfiguration of the Lord

7:30 am James Grady

9:15 am Sean Michael Cassels

11:30 am Special Intention – Fr. Deo

6:00 pm Eleanor Sprossler

 

READINGS FOR THE WEEK

Monday: Ex 32:15-24, 30-34; Ps 106:19-23; Mt 13:31-35

Tuesday: Ex 33:7-11; 34:5b-9, 28; Ps 103:6-13; Mt 13:36-43

Wednesday: Ex 34:29-35; Ps 99:5-7, 9; Jn 11:19-27 or Lk 10:38-42

Thursday: Ex 40:16-21, 34-38; Ps 84:3-6a, 8a, 11; Mt 13:47-53

Friday: Lv 23:1, 4-11, 15-16, 27, 34b-37; Ps 81:3-6, 10-11ab; Mt 13:54-58

Saturday: Lv 25:1, 8-17; Ps 67:2-3, 5, 7-8; Mt 14:1-12

Sunday: Dn 7:9-10, 13-14; Ps 97:1-2, 5-6, 9; 2 Pt 1:16-19; Mt 17:1-9