All Souls Catholic Church, Sanford, FL CLERGY OF THE PARISH Fr. Gilbert Medina, Pastor Fr. Ed McCarthy, Retired Fr. Kenneth Metz, Retired Fr. Andrzej Jurkiewicz, Latin Mass Fr. Mark Christopher, Retired Rev. Mr. Marty Mueller, Deacon CHURCH SCHOOL CEMETERY www.allsoulssanford.org 407.322.3795 407.322.1131 FAX Church Location 3280 W. 1st St. (SR #46) Saturday 5:00pm Vigil Mass Sunday 9:30am 11:00am 12:30pm (Spanish) Historic Chapel Location 800 S. Oak Avenue Daily Mass 8:30am, Monday—Saturday Sunday 8:00am, 2:00pm (Latin Mass) Parish Office 301 W. 8th Street Hours: M-F, 8am to 4:30pm email@example.com The First Sunday of Advent November 29, 2015 All Souls Catholic Church 2 November 29, 2015 The First Sunday of Advent "But when these signs begin to happen, stand erect and raise your heads because your redemption is at hand." Jesus instructs his disciples to take this posture of confidence in the midst of a terribly disturbing situation. Describing his second coming, Jesus says that on seeing this event unfold, "People will die of fright." And yet the disciples are supposed to be pillars of strength. While others cower in fear, the Lord's followers are somehow immune, with heads raised high. Why? Well, presumably, because those who follow Christ--those who earn the distinction of being disciples--have nothing to fear. On the contrary, when they have to "stand before the Son of Man," it will be a happy occasion. But here's the catch: "disciple" is more than an empty title. If we want to be counted among this confident crew, there are a few things for us to do. Today's Gospel spells out these tasks, which are all perfect things to pursue during Advent. First, we have to make sure that our "hearts do not become drowsy." We are called to stay awake in a spiritual sense, not allowing "carousing, drunkenness and the anxieties of daily life" to numb us. We need to avoid whatever might reduce our ability to recognize and relate to Jesus, because we don't want his appearance to catch us "by surprise like a trap." Advent is an ideal time to examine our lives to determine what activities, priorities, or pastimes might be putting our hearts to sleep. Secondly, we need to pray. We need to ask Jesus himself for "the strength to escape the tribulations that are imminent and to stand before the Son of Man." We can't do it alone. But with Christ's help, we can be true, fearless disciples. LPI, Inc. 1er Domingo de Adviento Hemos llegado al tiempo de Adviento y éste nos prepara para practicar el ejercicio de abrir los sentidos a la realidad que nos rodea. Es un tiempo para preguntarnos: ¿Qué realidad estamos viviendo? ¿Dónde debemos de encarnar al Hijo de Dios en esta Navidad que se acerca? Tomar nota de lo que se vive a nivel mundial, local y familiar es esencial para nuestra preparación. Observar, juzgar y actuar para descubrir qué cosas positivas del Reino hay que implementar en nuestra vida. Esto, por supuesto, choca con las realidades comerciales de la Navidad, sus preparativos muchas veces no son los que Dios tiene en su plan de salvación. "Pongan atención y levanten la cabeza". Es prepararse en sentido positivo, no gastar tanta energía en el consumismo sino estar prevenidos en las cosas que nos acercan a Dios. Comenzamos un nuevo año litúrgico, las próximas cuatro semanas están llenas de expectación. ¿Pero qué es lo que se espera? ¿A quién se espera? Para muchas personas quizá son las fiestas, las vacaciones, ver a la familia o esperar un regalo muy especial. Todas esas cosas son buenas no nos confundamos. Pero debemos de prepararnos para algo muy especial y se inicia en este Primer Domingo de Adviento. El nacimiento del Salvador del mundo. Detente, observa, calla, medita y centra tu vida en Jesús. San Pablo nos ayuda a entender este tiempo tan especial con la siguiente frase. "Que el Señor los llene y los haga rebosar de un amor mutuo y hacia todos los demás" (1 Tes 3, 12). ¿Sería mucho pedir crecer en el amor en esta primera semana de Adviento? LPI, Inc. All Souls Parish Office Staff Phone: 407.322.3795 - Fax: 407.322.1131 Secretary to Fr. Medina/Office Manager Ann Cammarata firstname.lastname@example.org Receptionist Angie Bryant email@example.com Hispanic Secretary Beatriz Perez De Koeneke firstname.lastname@example.org Faith Formation Director Jenny Mansingh email@example.com Youth Minister Michelle Murphy firstname.lastname@example.org Director of Music & Liturgy David McGhee email@example.com Web site: www.allsoulsmusic.com Associate Director of Music Nancy Pfingsten firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: 407.322.7003 Business Manager Mimi Costa email@example.com Facilities Mary Valente firstname.lastname@example.org Parish Membership: Complete the white registration card found in the church or chapel narthex, visit our office or website to register and receive an informational packet from our parish. Cemetery: Contact Mary Valente at the Parish Office. All Souls Cemetery Location: Corner of 25th St. & Hardy Ave. Scheduled for March 5, 2016 at Fort Mellon Park. Jenni Heneghan, former principal of All Souls Catholic School, passed away on March 3, 2015 from a brain aneurysm. Monies raised from the event will assist families who are in need of tuition assistance. Thank you for your participation! You may sign up online here: https://runsignup.com/Race/FL/Sanford/JoggingforJenny5K The Council invites all Catholic men of the parish and their families to be our guests at the next social meeting on Tuesday Dec. 1 at 7pm to chat with the Knights about the Order and what we do. We want your ideas on how the Council may continue to be of service to God, parish and community . Meetings 1st (Social) and 3rd (Business) Tuesdays 7pm, 2504 S Oak Ave, Sanford. kofc5357.org The First Sunday of Advent 3 www.allsoulssanford.org Make All Souls Your Parish Home... Often people attend Mass at All Souls for several years, but never register. Registering here is a declaration of your desire to be part of a Catholic community and to make a commitment to the life of All Souls Church. Being a registered parishioner makes the process much easier when it is time for infant baptism, school or religious education registration, weddings, when asked to be a baptismal or confirmation sponsor, and even funerals. A registered parishioner receives all parish mailings, too. Church law advises that territories or boundaries no longer limit parish registration. All Souls accepts anyone who wants to share in the life of the parish regardless of where they live. In order to register, you need to complete a which registration card. These may be found narthex of the church or chapel, the parish office during the week or online at our parish website: www.allsoulssanford.org. Why not sign up today? We love our new parishioners! This past week we celebrated one of the great sacraments of healing in our Faith Formation program—the Sacrament of Reconciliation. Experiencing God’s “Ocean of Mercy” for the first time were: Irma, Sherry, Diana, Sophia, Kenneth, Sara, Hannah, Mikayla, Francisco, Wyatt, Evelyn, William, Evelyn, Amanda, Gregory, Nathan, Jose, Saphora, Grace, Olivia, Rebeka, Bianca, Marco, Davis, Ethan, Elianie, Adrianna, Gabriella, Germain, Gabriela, Ana, Maria, Yareth, Kinsley, Blake, Adriana, Alden, David, Jimmy, Riley, Seth, Isabella, John, Carson, Ian, Ayden, Julian, Massiel, Angel, Anna, Natalia, Jacqueline , Ayden, Solei, America, Marissa, Kate, Abraham, Mason, Oscar, Noemi, Jose Molina, Criselle, Rory, Catilin, Connor, Edwin, Arely, Isabella, Isabella, Logan, Elizabeth, Leslie, Gabriella, Theron, Maria, Jatniel, Imelda, Tristan, Gabriella, Cara, Jeremy, Hailey, Jonathan, Hunter, Viviana, Miguel, Gabriel, Seth, Susana, Mirabella, Marissa, Seralyn, Graci, Hannah, Liliana, Justin, Carlos, Luis, Conner, Lucas, Ava, Jayrhen, Veronika, and Viktoriya Please attend our Communal Penance Service on Thursday, December 3 from 7pm to 9pm at the Church on SR#46 where you, too can bathe in the forgiving Ocean of Mercy of our Lord. We will have several area priests available for individual confession. Please direct your questions about our Faith Formation program to Ms Jenny Mansingh at 407.322.3795 Offertory collection amounts for Thanksgiving Day and last weekend were not available due to advance bulletin deadlines set by our bulletin Publisher. Thank you for your understanding. Editor Church Mortgage Remaining Principle 7/1/14 to 6/30/15 Total Principal Paid: $1,979,011 55,989 Forgot or lost your envelopes? ONLINE GIVING SOLVES THOSE LITTLE PROBLEMS! ww.allsoulssanford.org Register for online giving today! Men of the parish are invited to join use each Monday morning or each Saturday morning at 6:00am (a repeat of the Monday morning meeting) at the Knights of Columbus Meeting Hall, 2509 S. Oak Ave., Sanford. That Man is You! honestly addresses the pressures and temptations that men face, especially those relating to their roles as husbands and fathers. Contact Scott Kinser: email@example.com for more information. All Souls Catholic School is looking for individuals who enjoys Many of our parishioners have asked about being informed when a member of our parish has a Funeral Service planned at All Souls. We have created a subgroup of our Liturgy & Worship FlockNote service called, “Parish Funeral Services”. If you are interested in receiving TEXT or EMAIL messages about funeral services for a parishioner please call Ann Cammarata at the Parish Office 407.322.3795 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org to be added to this group. You will be notified when a service has been officially scheduled. Please note, if you choose to receive text messages, standard messaging rates may apply from your cell phone carrier. working with young children for our After School Care Program. The program runs form 3:00pm to 6:00pm and the hours are flexible. This is an ideal position for someone considering a career in education. Starting hourly rate is $8.25. If interested contact the school principal, Dr. email@example.com. Kathleen Kiley, at All Souls Catholic Church 4 November 29, 2015 Remembering our deceased diocesan priests All Souls Catholic School Excellence in Catholic Education 810 S. Oak Avenue, Sanford, FL 32771 Dr. Kathleen Kiley, Principal Mrs. Mary Moran, Asst. Principal Phone: 407.322.7090 ~ FAX: 407.321.7255 Visit our website: www.allsoulscatholicschool.org Twitter: @AllSoulsBears Facebook: All-Souls-CatholicSchool/1313778668788 Let us remember the truly remarkable priests who have impacted our lives and especially those deceased priests of the Diocese of Orlando. Let us pray during this month of December for the repose of the soul of: Father Francis Letourneau—December 2, 1997 Father Armand Gregoire—December 3, 1979 Father Con Shine—December 4, 1996 Father Stephen Phillips—December 5, 2008 Msgr. William Mullally—December 13, 1971 Father John Fiala—December 20, 1990 Father Walter Franczek—December 20, 1999 Father William O’Farrell—December 21, 1997 Father Vincent E. Smith—December 22, 1981 Father Gerry Granahan—December 22, 2010 Father Charles Moser, S.M.A.—December 29, 1999 Father Claude Laquerre—December 30, 1985 Prayer for our Deceased Priests O God, you raised your servants, to the sacred priesthood of Jesus Christ, according to the Order of Melchisedech, giving them the sublime power to offer the Eternal Sacrifice, to bring the Body and Blood of your Son Jesus Christ down upon the altar, and to absolve the sins of men in your own Holy Name. We beseech you to reward their faithfulness and to forget their faults, admitting them speedily into your holy Presence, there to enjoy forever the recompense of their labors. Through Christ our Lord. Amen. Grupo de Oración: “Jesús, María y José” Cordialmente los invita: A compartir con nosotros un momento de oración y alabanza a Nuestro Dios. Todos los Lunes a las 7:15 pm en la Capilla. The Praying Group: “Jesús, María y José” invites you to their weekly gathering this Monday at 7:15 pm in the Social Hall. Drop and Shop! Support All Souls Catholic School! Drop your kids off for a fun time at ACE GYMNASTICS while you head out to start your Christmas shopping on Friday, December 4th, from 6 to 9pm for children in Grades K –5. Cost is $20 and includes pizza & beverages and 3 hours of a ‘flipping’ good time at ACE!. Space is limited so act fast! Reservations are first come, first served with full payment. Children will be supervised by fully experienced ACE Gymnastics staff along with 7th Grade ASCS student volunteers. ACE Gymnastics is located at 400 Gold Medal Ct., Longwood. Contact Tina Sturgis @ firstname.lastname@example.org or call 248.345.3980 to reserve your child’s spot today. As part of the Jubilee Year of Mercy, the Sacrament of Reconciliation will be held on Thursday, December 3, at 7:00pm in the church. Consider making a commitment this Advent to reconcile with God and others while joining the Church in praying for an abundance of the healing grace of God’s mercy forgiveness and love. You can find out more information about this beautiful sacrament here: http://www.allsoulssanford.org/how-to-make-a-good-confession ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ En este tiempo de Adviento, nuestra parroquia ofrecerá un servicio de Reconciliación Comunal, con confesiones individuales el día jueves 3 de diciembre 7:00pm en la Iglesia ubicada en la av. SR #46. Si usted ha sido reacio asistir al sacramento, ha estado fuera por algún tiempo o simplemente ha tenido dificultad en asistir los sábados en la tarde a confesarse, esta es una maravillosa oportunidad para volver a conectar con Cristo en la Santa Cena y su Iglesia. Obtenga más información www.allsoulssanford.org/reconciliation The First Sunday of Advent 5 Sunday, November 29~ First Sunday of Advent Jer 33:14-16; 1 Thes 3:12—4:2; Luke 21:25-28, 34-36 Monday, November 30 ~ St. Andrew Romans 10:9-18;; Matthew 4:18-22 Tuesday, December 1 Isaiah 11:1-10; Luke 10:21-24 Wednesday, December 2 Isaiah 25:6-10; Matthew 15:29-37 Thursday, December 3 ~ St. Francis Xavier Isaiah 26:1-6; Matthew 7:21, 24-27 Friday, December 4 ~ St. John of Damascus Isaiah 29:17-24; Matthew 9:27-32 Saturday, December 5 Isaiah 30:19-21, 23-26; Matthew 9:35—10:1, 5-8 Sunday, December 6~ Second Sunday of Advent Baruch 5:1-9; Philippians 1:4-6, 8-11; Luke 3:1-6 Our Adoration Chapel—Won’t you please come spend an hour with Jesus in our Adoration Chapel? Open Monday through Friday from 9am to 9pm. You may bring your own prayers books, read the Bible, pray the Rosary or just sit, relax and enjoy the sweet peace that comes from simply being in the real presence of God. The Master is waiting for you. Contact Mary Butler at 407.321.0029 to schedule a regular visitation time as an “Adorer”. Please note: If you have never visited our Adoration Chapel before, contact the parish office at 407.322.3795 before your first visit for important information. You will find some helpful tools and to learn more about the Sacrament of Reconciliation at our Reconciliation webpage: www.allsoulssanford.org/ reconciliation www.allsoulssanford.org Saturday, November 28, 2015 8:30 am Chapel †Jo-Ann Apone by the Fuoco Family 5:00 pm Church †William Heneghan, Sr. by the Heneghan Family Sunday, November 29, 2015 8:00 am Chapel †Joan Stevens Vander Putten by the Bayer Family 9:30 am Church The People of the Parish by the Parishioners of All Souls 11:00 am Church Sanctity of Life by the Knights of Columbus 12:30 pm Church (Spanish) †Omedia Rodriguez by the Rodriguez Family 2:00 pm Chapel (Latin) †Sally Burns by the Elijah Fire of Carmel Community Monday, November 30, 2015 8:30 am Chapel †Richard & †Lenora Powers by the Parishioners of All Souls Tuesday, December 1, 2015 8:30 am Chapel †Lillian Rutherford by the Lommerse Family Wednesday, December 2, 2015 8:30 am Chapel †Meredith Ruff by Cathy Goretsky Thursday, December 3, 2015 9:00 am Chapel †William Anthony Recuber by a friend Friday, December 4, 2015 8:30 am Chapel First Friday Remembrance Society Saturday, December 5, 2015 8:30 am Chapel †Herman Santis by the Carmelitas Family 5:00 pm Church †Jenni Heneghan by the Palmer Family Sunday, December 6, 2015 8:00 am Chapel †Helen Jean Schmiedicke by the Palmer Family 9:30 am Church †Andie Kalisz by the Kalisz Family 11:00 am Church †Jose Remo by the Olsen Family 12:30 pm Church (Spanish) †Guillermo Robles by the Robles Family 2:00 pm Chapel (Latin) Special Intention by Ellen M. Gonzalez Sanctuary Candle Our Sanctuary Light at the Church burns in loving memory of Johnny and Providencia German, as requested by their family. May they rest in eternal peace.. Communal Penance Service this coming Thursday, from 7pm to 9pm, Church SR#46 All Souls Catholic Church 6 November 29, 2015 The Society of St. Vincent de Paul... Attention High School Students! Happy Thanksgiving from your friends at St. Vincent de Paul! How you help us help others: A single mother says without St. Vincent de Paul’s generosity, she would not be able to give her children a proper Thanksgiving meal; instead they probably would just have cereal and peanut butter and jelly sandwiches. This is how you help us make a difference! Food Pantry Needs of the Week: Canned chicken, chicken noodle soup, hearty soups and pasta sauce. We’re really empty at the Pantry and need your help! Last Week: 81 items were donated with a retail value of $217. Thanks! Angel Trees Are Back! Pick one today and bring Christmas joy! Donate Your Vehicle By Year’s End: Turn your donation into the resources we use to help our brothers and sisters in need. Call 800.322.8284 today! SVDP Assistance Hotline call: 407.330.4400 SVDP for Pick up of donations: 1-888-986-4483 Thrift Store Location: 216 N. Hwy 17-92, Suite #150 – Big Lots Plaza Hours: Mon. to Fri.: 10am to 7pm; Sat. 9am to 6pm *Closed Sunday* EXCITING NEWS FOR YOU!! JOIN THE ALL SOULS YOUTH, D.A.W.G. ON OUR SUMMER MISSION TRIP! JUNE 26—JULY 2, 2016 RICHMOND, VA This trip is open to 2016 High School Freshman into Collage Age Students. Deposits of $35 (non– refundable) are due by end of January 2016 for each participant. Contact Michelle Murphy, Youth Minister email@example.com For more detailed information about CHWC go to http://heartworkcamp.com/about/our-mission/ Many All Souls Catholic families have participated in CHWC/DAWG for many years! Don’t take my word for it, check with them! Bornstein, Valente, Delpalazzo, Olsen, Drinkall, Frana, McGraw, and so many more!!! Breakfast with Santa & Kris Kringle Shopping Saturday, December 12th, in the All Souls Social Hall. Breakfast Served from 9am-12:00pm: Pancakes, sausage, juice, coffee, milk. Child’s Breakfast— $3 (ages 2-12), Adult Breakfast— $5 (Children must be accompanied by an adult.) Santa will be with us throughout the morning! Don’t forget your camera to take pictures with Santa! Craft area will be available with our teens for the little ones. Everything will take place in the Social Hall. Parents can wait and have breakfast or coffee while children shop for family and friends. Gifts will range in price from .50 cents to $5. and will be wrapped and labeled for the children. **We can except cash, checks and credit cards** **Please email or call Michelle Murphy to let us know how many will be joining us for Breakfast! 407.322.3795.** CH - New Church on SR 46; CP - Historic Chapel on Oak Ave.); SH - Social Hall; WH - White House (9th/Myrtle); SL - Science Lab; CR - Parish Conference Room; Suite C - Parish Office Suite C, upstairs; TRC - Technical Research Center; CGR - Church Gathering Room; R - Rectory Mon., Nov. 30 Adult Bible Study, 9:30am & 6:30pm (Suite C) Christmas Play Rehearsal, 5:30pm (CP) Spanish Prayer Group, 7:15pm (CP) Tues., Dec. 1 Spanish Choir Rehearsal, 6:00pm (CH) Parish Choir Rehearsal, 7:00pm (CH) Faith Formation K-12, 6:30pm (CP) RCIA, 7pm (SL) K of C & CCW Mtg., 7pm (K of C Hall) Wed., Dec. 2 Faith Formation, 6:30pm (CP), D.A.W.G., 7pm (SH) Contemporary Choir Rehearsal, 6pm (CH) Thurs., Dec. 3 Faith Formation Christmas Play Rehearsal, 5:30pm (CP) Communal Advent Penance Service, 7pm (CH) Fri., Dec. 4 Annual Parish Yard Sale, 12-5pm (CH) Christmas (Dressed) Play Rehearsal, 5:30pm (CH) Sat., Dec. 5 Annual Parish Yard Sale, 8-2pm Christmas Play Rehearsal, 9:15am (CP) Fathers & Mothers Praying, 6pm (CP & SH) Donations for Kris Kringle Workshop needed! We are accepting donations at the parish office of items that children may purchase to give to family members, teachers and friends at Christmas. We also need small to medium sized gift bags, tissue paper, “Scotch” tape and gift tags. These items will be used for the annual “Breakfast with Santa & Kris Kringle Shop on Saturday, December 12th, sponsored by our DAWG Youth Ministry. Contact Michelle Murphy 407.322.3795 with questions or if you would like more information. Por medio de la presente le hacemos una cordial invitación para que nos acompañe a celebrar el 484 Aniversario de la “Aparición de Santa María de Guadalupe “ en el Tepeyac México, la cual tendrá lugar el sábado 12 de diciembre de 2015 a las 6:30 pm en la Parroquia All Souls ubicada en SR#46. Te esperamos nos honre con su presencia y de antemano el grupo Guadalupano le da las gracias. Se ofrecerá pan dulce y bebida caliente al final de la misa, la donación se es de un dollar. The Guadalupe Prayer group of All Souls extends a cordial invitation to all to join them in celebrating the 484th Anniversary of the “Apparition of Our Lady of Guadalupe “at Tepeyac Mexico, on Saturday, December 12 at 6:30 pm at the Church on SR#46 , sweet bread and hot beverage will be offered after Mass. A $1 donation per person is suggested. We look forward to seeing you!
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