Bulletin July 12, 2015 - St. Joseph North Plainfield

The Catholic Community
of Saint Joseph
Comunidad Católica
De San José
Founded 1882
CHURCH: Corner of Jackson & Watchung Avenue
PARISH CENTER & CHAPEL: 99 Westervelt Avenue
North Plainfield, NJ 07060
FAX: 908.756.1155
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Monday - Thursday
Rev. George A. Farrell, Pastor/ Párroco (ext 15)
Rev. Krystian Burdzy, Parochial Vicar/Vicario Parroquial (ext 12)
Andrea McGahan, Music Director (ext 18)
Mary Foy, Pastoral Associate (ext 13)
Katie Frame, Parish Catechetical Leader (ext 19)
Carol Pawlowski, RCIA Leader
Barbara Chippendale, Parish Secretary (ext 11)
Jean Valencia, Parish Secretary (ext 10)
Very Rev. Richard J. Lyons, J.C.L., In Residence
Saturday Vigil 4:30 PM
Sunday Masses 9:00 AM, 11:00 AM,
12:30 PM Spanish
Daily Mass (M-F) 12:10 PM Parish Center Chapel
Holy Days 12:10 PM, 7:00 PM
Saturdays 3:15 PM to 4:00 PM
Also by appointment
Every Friday at 7:00 PM Parish Center Chapel
We are the Roman Catholic Community of St.
Joseph, North Plainfield. Our mission is to worship
God through the liturgy, forever mindful that Jesus is
our daily bread. We strive to serve, inspire, and
evangelize the People of God, upholding the sanctity
of every human person and welcoming all into our
diverse family.
Somos la Comunidad Católica Romana de San José
de North Plainfield. Nuestra misión es adorar a Dios
a través de la liturgia, teniendo presente que Jesús es
nuestro pan de cada día. Nuestro esfuerzo es servir,
inspirar y evangelizar al Pueblo de Dios, defendemos
la santidad de todos los seres humanos y acogemos a
todos dentro de nuestra diversidad de familias.
15th Sunday in Ordinary Time July 12 2015
Fifteenth Sunday
in Ordinary Time
July 12, 2015
Truth shall spring out of the earth,
and justice shall look down from
heaven. — Psalm 85:12
SATURDAY, July 11 St. Benedict
Gn 49:29-32; 50:15-26a; Ps 105:1-4, 6-7; Mt 10:24-33
4:30 P.M. †Antonio Scirocco, Jr.
r/o wife, Gelsomina & Family
SUNDAY, June 12
Am 7:12-15; Ps 85:9-14; Eph 1:3-14 [1:3-10]; Mk 6:713
9:00 A.M. †Margaret Kuntz r /o Lor r aine Coons
11:00 A.M. †Theresa & Jim Rielly
r/o Jean & Joe Cummins
12:30 P.M. For the People
MONDAY, July 13
St. Henry
Ex 1:8-14, 22; Ps 124:1b-8; Mt 10:34 — 11:1
12:10 P.M. †Carl & Marie Chufo r /o Car ol & Bill Pyfer
TUESDAY, July 14 St. Kateri Tekakwitha
Ex 2:1-15a; Ps 69:3, 14, 30-31, 33-34; Mt 11:20-24
12:10 P.M. †Joseph Mastrobattista r /o Family
WEDNESDAY, July 15 St. Bonaventure
Ex 3:1-6, 9-12; Ps 103:1b-4, 6-7; Mt 11:25-27
12:10 P.M. †Linda Lynch r /o Vivian Stur z
THURSDAY, July 16 Our Lady of Mount Carmel
Ex 3:13-20; Ps 105:1, 5, 8-9, 24-27; Mt 11:28-30
12:10 P.M. †Matteo Riello r /o Riello Family
FRIDAY, July 17
Ex 11:10 — 12:14; Ps 116:12-13, 15, 16bc, 17-18; Mt
12:10 P.M. †Ellen Cunningham
r/o Kelly McKenna Pantone
SATURDAY, July 18 St. Camillus de Lellis
Ex 12:37-42; Ps 136:1, 23-24, 10-15; Mt 12:14-21
4:30 P.M. †Fran Pipia r /o Vivian Stur z
SUNDAY, June 19
Jer 23:1-6; Ps 23:1-6; Eph 2:13-18; Mk 6:30-34
9:00 A.M. †Ralph Santonastaso r /o J oe & Natalie Far r y
11:00 A.M. †Antonio E. Buendia, Sr Family
12:30 P.M. For the People
A TIME TO WEEP…Please pray for those who have
recently died especially James Huff and Frank Stabile.
Eternal rest grant unto them, O Lord, and let
perpetual light shine upon them. May their souls and
the souls of all the faithful departed through the
mercy of God, rest in peace. Amen.
A TIME TO HEAL…..Please pray for those in our
Parish, who are sick, especially those names listed in our
Book of Petitions and those residents in our local Nursing
Homes, especially:
Eleanor Church Abingdon, Green Brook
Albert Mezzo Regency Nursing Home, Somerset
Rosemarie Caruso Avalon Assisted Living,
Louise Zoppo Norwood Terrace, Plainfield
Betty Fulton Eastern Star, Finderne
Ernestine Petritsch JFK Hartwyck Nursing Home
Dear God, we place our worries in Your hands, we
place our sick under Your care and humbly ask that
You restore Your servants to health again. Amen.
Sacrament of the Sick And Homebound Parishioners
The Parish Office may be called at any time for the
Sacrament of the Sick as well as arrangements for
Eucharist to the sick and homebound. A Eucharistic
Minister will gladly bring the Eucharist to you. Call the
Parish Office for arrangements.
Please pray for the safety of our men and women
in the military service who are supporting our
country faithfully.
Lord, hold our troops in your loving hands.
Protect them as they protect us. Bless them and
their families for the selfless acts they perform for us in our time
of need, and give us peace.
We ask this in the name of Jesus, Our Lord and Savior. Amen.
We pray especially for our loved ones in the Armed Services.
Favor de rezar por nuestros seres qaueridos que estan en la
fuerzas armadas.
Nicholas Bellizzi, Michael Camp, Sean Cummins,
Joseph Ellis, Kyle Gallagher, William N. Isele,
Marvins Laurent, Martha McMullen, John McMullen,
Luke Rooney, Carlos Pareja, Jeremy Pickens
Blessed Mother Candle burns this week in memory
of Susan Nicholson
r/o Mr. & Mrs. J. Maynard
St. Joseph Candle burns this week in memory of
Frank Stabile
r/o Sharon Franklin
July 5, 2015 . . . . . $6155.00
“Thank you for your support and
continued generosity”
Your generosity is so important in order that we may serve our
Parish needs more effectively.
Remember St. Joseph Church in your will.
3:15 PM Confession - C
6:30 PM Hispanic Charismatic Group - PC
Registration for Religious Education Classes for 2015-2016 is taking place now.
Registration forms are available in the
Parish Center. Open Registration will
continue until August 17th.
SUNDAY, July 12
10:00 AM RICA - RMR
9:00 AM Hispanic Religious Education Class - PC
Thank you Mrs. Maria Kowalik, Miss Diana
Jiminez-for teaching, Francis, Joshua and
Justin, Alyssa, Amanda, Alexa, and Arianna , and Brandon and Betsy for being great
helpers at our 2015 Bible School. And to all
of our campers for making the week so
MONDAY, July 13
5:30 PM S.H.I.P. CPL
7:00 PM Bible Study - RMR
TUESDAY, July 14
5:30 PM S.H.I.P. - CPL
7:00 PM Divorce Support Group - RMR
7:30 PM Hispanic Leaders Group - PC
7:00 SVdP - PC
FRIDAY, July 17
Office Closed
5:30 PM S.H.I.P. - CPL
7:00 PM Holy Hour
8:00 PM Covenant Gathering - PC
8:00 PM Hispanic Eucharistic Ministers - RMR
9:30 AM - Prayer Quilting Group - PC
10:00 AM - Confirmation Class - PC
3:15 PM Confession - C
6:00 PM Movie Night “Frozen” - Church Hall
6:30 PM Hispanic Charismatic Group - PC
SUNDAY, July 19
10:00 AM RICA - RMR
9:00 AM Hispanic Religious Education Class - PC
Traveling this Summer?
Have a Smartphone?
You Can Stay Connected!!
Daily Mass readings with a reflection; Liturgy of Hours; Rosary; Stations of the Cross;
New American Bible and MORE! There is
a great FREE Catholic app available for
your android-based or iPhone device called
“Laudate.” It’s a great tool to stay connected!
Check it out!!
Summer Envelopes
Thanks to our parishioners who mail or deliver weekly
envelopes to the parish office while out-of-town on vacations this summer as well as to those who make up the
missed week either before or after vacation in the collection basket. As many of you understand, our parish expenses and obligations do not take a vacation when you
do, so it is very helpful to be able to rely on your continued support even when you cannot personally attend
Mass here.
much fun!
Please help in stocking our shelves. Suggested items: Spaghetti sauce, pasta, tomato
sauce, tuna fish, canned chicken or meat, canned
vegetables, canned pasta, macaroni & cheese,
cereal, peanut butter, jelly, tomato sauce/diced,
beans, soup, juice, baby cereal, baby wipes &
baby diapers, shampoo, tooth brushes, tooth paste, tissues,
You may drop your donations off at the Parish Center during
the office hours 9AM or 4PM Saturday morning between 9 &
11AM or in the vestibule of Church.
Please do not leave your donations outside
Parish Center garage doors.
SVdP Meetings - 1st & 3rd Thursday of the month at 7:00 P.M.
at the Parish Center.
SVdP Clothes Giveaway is scheduled for July 18.
If you would like to volunteer or would like more information
please email Marilyn LaMarca, mlamarca3434@gmail.com, 908
Union Catholic High School
Track and Field Camp
For Students Entering 4th-9th Grade
Directed by Coach Mike McCabe
July 27-30
4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Instruction for All Track & Field Events (Distance,
Sprints, Hurdles, Throwing and Jumping Events); Coach
McCabe and his staff will oversee all aspects of the
camp, using their expertise, guidance and leadership to
increase each camper’s abilities
Detailed registration information is available at
For Questions, contact Coach McCabe at 908-370-7666
or email mmccabe@unioncatholic.org
All Are Invited
The Diocesan Office for Persons with Disabilities is sponsoring the Celebration of Holy Mass with the opportunity
for participants to receive the Sacrament of the Anointing
of the Sick at St. Helena's Church, 950 Grove
Ave, Edison, NJ 08820on Saturday, September 12, 2015
at 11 AM followed by fellowship and light refreshments.The Disabled, their caregivers and all wishing to
participate in this special event are asked to RSVP by
Friday, September 4, 2015 by calling 732-234-6432 or
emailing us catholicswithdisabilities@gmail.com
Visit us on Facebook and
our page
The Catholic Community of St. Joseph
1 Sacred Heart Drive,
South Plainfield, NJ 07080
908 822-5890
Grades Pre-K through 8 Grade
1651 U.S. Highway 22
Watchung, NJ 07069-6587
(908) 753-2091
Mount St. Mary House of Prayer,
Watchung, will offer the following programs.
Registration required for all programs. Call 908-7532091 or e-mail: msmhope@msmhope.org
Be refreshed as you prayerfully reassess your unemployment and God’s call in the now. Prayer, reflection and
sharing. July 14, 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Lunch provided—
No fee—Be our guest
Walking the labyrinth is an ancient spiritual act that has
become popular in our time. Discover its value and experience a replica of the Chartres Cathedral labyrinth as a
pathway to prayer.
July 15, 7-9 p.m. ($20-$30 As You Are Able) Presenter:
Eileen P. Smith, RSM
The Catholic Community of St. Joseph is a place of welcome. If
you are new to the parish, you are requested to register. Forms are
available in the vestibule of the church or at the parish center. Please contact the parish office for more information
908.756.3383 or visit the parish website www.SJNP.org Thank
you, and welcome!
Arrangements for Baptism should be made at the parish office.
Parents of children to be baptized are required to attend a preBaptism class. Sponsors must be Confirmed, practicing Catholics.
Sponsors from other parishes must have a letter of eligibility from
their own parish.
Diocesan policy requires that couples participate in a marriage
preparation program prior to their wedding at least one year in
advance. Call the Parish Center for more information.
La Comunidad Católica de San José es un lugar acogedor. Si Ud.
es nuevo en la parroquia, debe registrarse. Los formularios están
disponibles en el vestíbulo de la iglesia o en el centro parroquial.
Para cualquier información adicional que requiera, contacte a la
oficina parroquial al teléfono 908.756.3383 o visite la página web
de la parroquia www.SJNP.org. Gracias y bienvenido!
Los arreglos para el Bautismo deben hacerse en la oficina parroquial. Los padres de los niños a ser bautizados deben asistir a una
clase de pre-Bautismo. Los padrinos deben ser católicos practicantes y haber sido confirmados. Padrinos que pertenecen a otras parroquias deben tener una carta de elegibilidad de su propia parroquia.
La política de la Diócesis exige a las parejas participar en un programa de preparación para el matrimonio por lo menos un año
antes de su boda. Llame al centro parroquial para más información.
You are cordially invited to St. Joseph’s 4th Annual Golf Outing
Neshanic Valley Golf Course
2301 South Brach Road
Neshanic Station, NJ 08853
Monday, October 5, 2015
$900 per foursome $225 per golfer
11:30 AM Registration and lunch for golfers & driving range opens
1:00 PM
Shot Gun start
6:00 PM
Dinner and raffle drawings