St. Bartholomew Parish Bulletin
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1st Sunday of ADVENT
November 27th, 2016

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CELEBRATING 129 YEARS OF SERVICE
The Missionaries of Saint Charles, also known
as Scalabrians, from the name of their
beloved Founder, Bishop John Baptist Scalabrini, now “Blessed”, were founded
in Piacenza Italy, on November 28, 1887.
On that day, the first two missionaries,
Fr. Giuseppe Molinari & Fr. Domenico Mantese,
professed their vows before Bishop
Scalabrini in the Basilica of St. Antoninus
in Piacienza. The two missionaries were
also given a missionary crucifix to accompany
them on their journey, one to the United States and the other to Brazil. Many other missionaries followed them to various towns and cities in both of these countries.
In Providence alone, the missionaries established nine churches for the newly-arrived Italians, one of which was Saint Bartholomew Church in Silver Lake, founded in 1907, and still helping newly-arrived immigrants from various countries in Central and South America. We ask our parishioners to pray for the many missionary priests who served and still serve Saint Bartholomew Parish. We also ask our parishioners to pray for more vocations from young men of our parish to follow in the footsteps of the many dedicated missionaries who served in our parish over the last
109 years.

+ADVENT GIVING TREE+
As part of our Christmas giving, you will notice in front of the church entrance the Advent Giving Tree. Every parish family is encouraged to participate in reaching out to the needy of the parish and our community during the Christmas Season. Parishioners are asked to select one or more tags from the tree. Each tag represents a particular item or items needed and will be given to a designated recipient. Please return the gifts by December 11th so that they can be delivered in time for Christmas giving. We ask that you return the gifts UNWRAPPED. However, they can be placed in a Christmas gift bag with the tag attached. Let us enter into the real Spirit of Christmas….the Spirit of giving, for we celebrate God’s greatest gift to the world….the gift of His Son, Jesus.
ADVENT PRAYER
Come and rest in our hearts this
Advent Season.
Bless us and guide us as we await
Your birthday.
With great joy and deep gratitude
we look forward to this celebration of
Your birth.
In these days of Advent, change us,
soften our hearts and forgive us our sins,
that we might greet You this Christmas
with pure hearts, to forgive, hearts
ready to celebrate.
Come Lord Jesus, and rest in our hearts
this advent season and always.
AMEN

A SINCERE THANK YOU---and congratulations to the dedicated members of our Parish Ladies Guild for the wonderful ANNUAL HOLIDAY BAZAAR. Thank you to all who volunteered their time and talents, donated items and baked goods, purchased raffle tickets, and to all who attended to help make the bazaar so successful. A profit of $4,427.40 was raised for our Parish! Your continuous support to our church is greatly appreciated!

ADVENT EVENING OF SONG
Mark your calendars and be sure to join us for an evening of Christmas Hymns sung by our Parish Choir on Friday, December 16th at 7:00 pm in our church. Parishioners and friends are invited to enjoy the sounds of this beautiful season in preparation for the Birth of Our Lord on Christmas.

SPECIAL COLLECTIONS IN DECEMBER
December —Christmas Flower Offering
December 4 —Church Roof Fund
December 8 —Immaculate Conception Holyday
December 11—Retirement Fund for Religious
December 18—Year End Annual Collection
December 25—Special Christmas Collection

Please be generous in next weekend’s, December 3rd & 4th, Second Collection for our CHURCH ROOF FUND. We are hoping to reach $2,000.00 each time this monthly second collection takes place. Thank you for our support to our church.

1st Sunday of ADVENT
November 27th, 2016

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MASSES FOR NOVEMBER 28—DECEMBER 4
(Every Mass is offered for the faithful, living or dead.
However, the following are specifically
remembered this week.)
Monday, November 28
7:30 am – Missionaries of Saint Charles
7:00 pm – Mass in Spanish
Tuesday, November 29
7:30 am – Intentions of All Souls Envelopes
6:00 pm – Eucharistic Adoration
7:00 pm – Novena Services & Benediction
Wednesday, November 30
7:30 am – Concetta & John B. Romano by
grandsons Raymond & Ronnie
Thursday, December 1
7:30 am – Intentions of Parishioners
Friday, December 2
7:30 am – Eva & Pio Romano, Sr. by sons
Raymond & Ronnie
Saturday, December 3
8:00 am – Intentions of Parishioners
WEEKEND MASSES
5:00 pm – Collective Mass
Leonora & Guido Buco by sons
Michele & Ines Capuano by daughters
Josephine, Anthony, Gabriela &
Leonardo Casacalenda by Sandra
Maria Grazia & Carlo Della Salla &
Deceased of Family by daughter Maria
Antonio G. DelToro by children & grandchildren
Giuseppe DeMasi by family
Albert & Josephine DiChiara by family
Giovanni Mancini & Deceased of
Mancini Family by wife Maria
Mary, Donato, Louie & Lisa Mansolillo by Sandra
Evangelista Rendina by wife & children
Angelo Valentino by family
6:30 pm – Mass in Spanish
December 4—Second Sunday of Advent
8:00 am – Collective Mass
Frank & Marion Cuiccio by daughters
August Franch
James & Angela Semper
9:30 am – Mass in Spanish
11:30 am – Collective Mass
Pasco & Mary Cucca
Angelina Duquette
Filomena Felci
Arthur & Yolanda Viola Pullano by Arthur & Paula Pullano
Lola Tanzi
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
Tuesday, November 29
Rosary & Chaplet of Divine Mercy after 7:30 am Mass
6:00 pm – Eucharistic Adoration
7:00 pm – Novena Services & Benediction
Wednesday, November 30
5:30 pm – CCD Classes Grades 3—8
Thursday, December 1
6:00 pm – RCIA Class
Friday, December 2
3:00 pm – Divine Mercy Chaplet, Chapel
5:45 pm – Confirmation I Class, RH
Saturday, December 3
10:00 am – CCD Classes 1st & 2nd Yr.
Sunday, December 4
Second Collection: Church Roof Fund

+WEEKLY CHURCH SUPPORT+
What Our Lord Asks is Not Equal Gifts—But Equal Sacrifice
(logo from Increase Giving Campaign)
Weekend of November 12—13
Envelopes & Loose Collection: $3,756.00
Second Collection: Church Roof
Fund 2,222.00
Total Income: $5,978.00
Our sincere thanks to all those making our
Increase Giving Campaign possible.

MEMORIALS FOR WEEK OF NOVEMBER 28—December 4:
Sanctuary Candle: Intentions of All Souls Envelopes
Deceased of Casacalenda &
Mansolillo Families by Sandra
Altar Bread & Wine: Intentions of All Souls
Envelopes
Deceased of Casacalenda &
Mansolillo Families by Sandra

BAPTIZED IN CHRIST: Gabriel & Sebastian
Johnson

This week’s parish bulletin
is sponsored in memory of
DOROTHY GIARRUSSO

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