February 1, 2015 - St. Therese Parish

February 8, 2015
Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time
St. Therese is a welcoming
and socially active Catholic
Church nestled by the sea on
Wrightsville Beach.
We are united through Jesus
Christ in our journey toward a
full communion with God.
We strive to create a parish
community that develops,
reinforces and shares our
Christian faith, values, and
collective gifts
910.256.2471
www.stthereseparish.net
209 South Lumina Avenue
Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480
February 8, 2015
Fifth Sunday
in Ordinary Time
Mass Schedule
Saturday ............................................................. 5:30
Sunday ................................................. 8
p.m.
a.m., 10:30 a.m.
Monday, Wednesday & Thursday..................... 12
noon
Tuesday ....................................................................... 6
p.m.
Friday ......................................no scheduled Masses
Readings
Readings can be found at http://usccb.org. You may also take a picture with your smartphone using the QR code (above) and the free Bar-Code app.
Sacraments
Reconciliation Confessions are heard on Saturdays from 4:30-5pm in the Reconciliation Room in the church, or at any time by appointment. Communal Services are scheduled during Advent and Lent.
Baptism Contact the parish to schedule Baptism of
infants. Adults interested in becoming Catholic should inquire about the Rite of Christian
Initiation of Adults.
Anointing Persons concerned about their health are
encouraged to receive the Sacrament of the Sick.
.
Marriage Couples planning to marry are asked to contact
the parish at least 6 months prior to their
proposed wedding date.
Confirmation Adults seeking Confirmation should call the
Parish Office. Young people usually are Confirmed in 10th grade after two years of preparation.
More Information More information about Mass and Sacraments can be found at www.StThereseParish.net.
Parish Staff
Main Office Pastor Interim Priest
DeaconReverend
Office Manager
Bookkeeper
Child. Ministry Coordinator Liturgy & Music Coordinator
Adult Faith Formation & RCIA
Maintenance/Grounds Eng.
Business Manager
Information Services Manager
910.256.2471............... info@stthereseparish.net
Father Joe Vetter........pastor@sthereseparish.net
Msgr. Joseph Ntuwa ...................... 910.256.2471
Mr. James Welch ......................... 910.256.5489
Heather McLaren ..... info@StThereseParish.net
Robin Johnston .. Finance@StThereseParish.net
Megan Gavrillen....FaithFormation@StThereseParish.net
Angela Daughtry... Music@StThereseParish.net
Loretta Brady ....... RCIA@StThereseParish.net
Hernan Rios
Tom Brown .................................. 917.838.9363
John Shaffer................... shaffersoft@gmail.com
Dear friends!
Last Saturday (Jan 31) was unbelievable
for me. It was an extra -ordinary
birthday celebration that I won’t be able
to forget.
Thanks for making my special
day so memorable .Thanks for adding
that joyous spirit to my birthday party
with your lovely presence and amazing
gifts/cards. I am blessed to have you as
friends and thank you for being a part of
my life
With love and prayers!
Msgr Joseph
February 8, 2015
EverWonder ...
What two religions were intertwined at the first Mass?
Go to the parish website for the answer.
Click on the banner that reads “St. Therese Online Education” for this question
and an article with the answer. Stay tuned for next week’s question.
It’s 2015! Please notify the office with any
updates, additions or removals to the Prayer List.
The Gift
Of Prayer
Please pray for our women & men in the military, their families, for the citizens
of war-torn countries and for the following:
Mina Ansari
Joyce Ayala
Keri Bakan Hallman
Christopher Bot
Jacqueline Bouthot
Scott Braswell
Carol Briggs
Beverly Brock
Silas Brown
Tracy Brown
Jennifer Bruggeman
Paul Buongiorno
Susan Burns
Daniel Butler
Joseph Canariato
Tina Yemma Carter
Carolyn Case
John Cashman
Tom Clancy
Hannah Connaway
Heather Cunningham
Turner Davis
Mary Dean
Kitty DeMaria
Ellie Duckett
Diane Durda
Ashley Eason
Al Ela
Jose Manuel Egusquiza
Delores Euverard
Meghan Fitch Fausset
Christine Ferguson
Greg Files
Maureen Flynn
Patricia Fox
Paige Friesland
Dennis Fullerton, Jr
the Galiffa family
Pete Galioto
A. Gibson
Michael Gillen
Paul Golightly
Jill Gorecki
Father Gene Grabowski
Daniel Griffin
Faith Griffin
Kathy Griffin
Nicolas Groom
Julie & Ray Groves
Claudia Hamilton
Keri Bakan Hallman
Flo Hansen
Nancy Harbor
Delores Harris
Ken Hastie
Dolores Healy
Kitty Heinzman
Velma Herbulock
Msgr Matt Hendrick
Abigail Herrmann
Trisha Hill
James Hiller
Marne Hogan
Richard Hollis
Elizabeth Hunter
Paul Hurst
Elaine Hynes
Jamie Ingram
Rachel Jacobs
Mia Rose Jester
Phillip Johnson
Sharon & Stephen Johnson
Sarah Jolly
Glen Jones
Betty Kampschroeder
Carissa Kennison
Bill Keplesky
Simon & Grace Kerr
Audria King
Isabella Kolcun
Matthew Kolenik
Maureen Karson
Herb Kress
Margaret Lennon
Peter Liddy
Infant Madison Lindsay
Madison Long
Suzanne Lussier
Marie Martin
Sandra Malfa
Marsh & Tina Mansolillo
Cecilia Mapile
Robert Massey
Katie Mather
Brian McNally
Charles Meyers
Edward Miastkowski
Linda Moore
Andy Nelson
Brian O’Keefe
Amber Ostheimer Dawn
Bob O’Toole
Phil Paine
Joshua Paine
Sharon Parmenter
Esther Penna
Arthur Perez
Tom Perry
Jean Piggott
John Pflueger
Jason Proulx
Ron Rasile
Joan Rueda
Susan Hankland
Roger & Ginger Sala
Cecelia Sebik
The Sheehan Family
Sharon Shultz
Soltis children
Irene Stein
Chris Stone
Stone family
Frank Sulloway
Anna Towne
Jack Thomas
Linda Thornton
Jimmy Tyznar
Fr. Joe Vetter
Waltz family
Lyne Welch
Michael Welch
Ronald Doug White
Edna Wiese
the Wills family
Frederick Wise
Eileen Wolfe
Barbara Yemma
Gregory Thomas Zack
Teresa Zithittella
MOVIE NIGHT
Featuring
Unconditional
Inspired by a true story
This is a fascinating
journey of faith and hope
Thursday, February 26th
6:00 p.m.
Bring Your Own Brown
Bag Dinner & Beverage
Seating is limited
reserve your spot today
Contact:
Loretta Brady
910.796.0786
NourishYourSpirit2012@gmail.com
Stewardship
Of Treasure
Offertory
February 1, 2015
YTD
Church in Latin
America
$13,269.50
$335,774.66
$1,681.00
www.StThereseParish.net3
Councils & Ministries
Stewardship of Time & Talent
Pastoral Council
John Adams ................................... 910.202.4752
Mary Ares, Virginia Baker, Sandra Carapezza,
Joe Coccoma, Caroline Cook, Dennis Dubuc,
Bill Kanzinger, Tom Rice, Vanessa Rieker,
Mike Searson, Rob Smeaton, Eric Vohwinkel
Chair
Members
Finance Council
Chair Mike Searson ................................ 910.256.5775
Members Bob Cantwell, Fran Drury, Ron McCord,
Cary Newman, John Shaffer, Kevin Small
Stewardship Council
Chair
Co-Chair
Members
Herb Wolfe..................................... 910.792.9508
Roland Efford
Gene Amedy, Gina Ingram, Heather McLaren, ..
Pete Hoelter, Sonya Raney, John Shaffer,
Alice Wolfe
Family Value Consultation
In preparation for the next Synod
of Bishops, Pope Francis has
requested that all Bishops make a
broad consultation on matters of the
Vocation and Mission of the Faily in
the Contemporary World. Bishop
Burbidge seeks your participation
Service to Parish
Altar Server
Building and Grounds Eucharistic Minister
Liturgical Environment
Catechists
Kindergarten to Confirmation
Lector
Music Minister
Nourish Your Spirit Ministry
Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults
Sacristan
Scripture Circles
Usher
Wedding Coordinator
Young Adult Ministry
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Collection Counters
Richard Ronne .......................... ronne@snet.net
Dan Hegarty ................................. 910.256.2471
Megan Gavrillen .......................... 910.256.2471
Judy Jones .................................... 910.256.9664
Megan Gavrillen .......................... 910.256.2471
Virginia Baker .............................. 910.386.9112
Gloria Hegarty ............................. 910.262.7184
Angela H. Daughtry ..................... 910.256.2471
Loretta Brady ............................... 910.796.0786
Loretta Brady ............................... 910.256.2471
Dennis Dubuc .............................. 860.391.3597
Loretta Brady ............................... 910.796.0786
Frank Weisgerber ......................... 910.399.6339
Betty McComas ........................... 910.431.6499
Rob Smeaton ................................ 864.414.7002
Diane Metz ................................... 910.681.3843
Outreach and Social Justice
Bereavement Committee
DivorceCare Ministry
Health Crisis Support Group
Hospice Food
Ministry to Sick & Homebound
Community Outreach Committee
Respect for Life
Social Events Ministry
St. Joseph’s Food Pantry
Jeanne de Montbrun....................... 910.452.1143
Heather McLaren .......................... 910.256.2471
Rosemarie Hoffman ...................... 910.392.5892
Marie DeRobertis .......................... 910.790.3000
Donna Tumolo .............................. 910.799.6242
Mike George ....................... mgeorge@ec.rr.com
Bev Jolly ....................................... 910.297.4875
Marlene Eader ......... marlene.eader@gmail.com
Elaine Hynes ................................ 910-270-3643
Parish Organizations
Knights of Columbus
Ladies Guild
Tom Rice ...................................... 910.399.2869
Saundra Files ................................ 910.524.6210
by answering a Questionnaire
found on our Diocesan website:
wwwdioceseofraleigh.org. Please
submit responses
by February 15, 2015.
One Cup of Tea
a fundraiser to support SaludHondu
Saturday, March 21, 2015 | 2-4 p.m.
The Upper Room 1871 | 412 Ann St.
Enjoy afternoon tea in an elegant
and historic setting. The event will
feature fine teas and finger foods, live
music, a silent auction, table settings
featuring vintage china, and so much
more. Proceeds from this event benefit
SaludHondu’s medical clinics in rural
Honduras, serving the healthcare needs
of over 50,000 families. Seating is
limited, and last year’s event sold out
early. Visit saludhondu.org to see a video
clip of last year’s event and to purchase
tickets: $45 before March 1 and $50
from March 1-20.
February 8, 2015
A Look at
Today’s Ministry
St. Therese
Faith
Formation
Please join us in prayer and support for our students in sacramental
preparation to be confirmed on May 2, 2015.
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Christian Brayman
Caroline Cahill
Chloe Campbell
Matthew Caropolo
Cullum Crowley
Cameron Godfrey
Brianna Hamilton
Ava John
Sara Livermore
Michael Medley
P.J. Middleton
Joseph Minnich
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Brianna Mugno
Andrea Lamas
Donald Oshea
Marissa Rhyne
Nicholas Santomassi
Abigail Scholer
Callista Scholer
Mitchell Trafton
Meredith Rose TrimpeyWarhaftig
Alex Vohwinkel
Samuel Whitehead
Please also join us in prayer for our first Communion students who are
preparing to receive their first Eucharist on May 9, 2015.
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Simon Jackson
Ella Johnson
Madison Lanzi
Meghan Lanzi
Riley McCarthy
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Maeve Murphy
Evelyn Renneker
Isabella Rieker
Joseph Tronca
Sophia Villari
Megan L. Gavrillen
Children’s Faith Formation Coordinator
910.256.2471 ext 101
Faithformation@stthereseparish.net
www.StThereseParish.net5
St. Therese
Calendar of Events
February 8, 2015
Feb. 7
Feb. 8
Feb. 9
Feb. 10
Feb. 11
Feb. 12
Saturday
Sunday
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
8:30 a.m.
DivorceCare meeting
9 a.m
Altar Server Training
4:30 p.m.
Confession
5:30 p.m.
Mass - Joseph Vetter (L) by Social Committee
6:30 p.m.
St. Therese Wine & Cheese Social
8 a.m.
Mass - St. Therese Parish
9 a.m.
Faith Formation
10:30 a.m.
Mass - Frank Keenan, Sr. (D) by Frank Keenan
1 p.m.
St. Therese Oceanfront Brewers
12 noon
Mass - Derek Noakes (D) by Alicia & Jules Aragon
6:30 p.m.
Scripture Circle
6 p.m.
Mass - Sandra Ham (D) by Heather McLaren
6:45 p.m.
Knights Of Columbus meeting
12 noon
Mass - Clyde Kelly, Jr. (D)
by Philip & Kelly Hatcher
7 p.m.
Choir practice
12 noon
Mass - William Betz (D) by Janet & Ray Bebb
12:30 p.m.
Scripture Circle
12:30 p.m.
Adoration
5 p.m.
Benediction
Feb. 13
Friday
12 noon
No Mass
Feb. 14
Saturday
4:30 p.m.
Confession
3 p.m.
Baptism
5:30 a.m.
Mass - Peter Murphy (D) by Eileen & Al Basile
8 a.m.
Mass - St. Therese Parishioners
9 a.m.
Faith Formation
10:30 a.m.
Mass - Jack Timmerman (D) by Judy & Glen Jones
3 p.m.
Organ Dedication
4 p.m.
Organ Dedication Reception
Feb. 15
Sunday
Coming Soon
Feb. 17
Tuesday
7 p.m.
Ladies Guild meeting
Feb. 21
Saturday
8:30 a.m.
DivorceCare meeting
Mar. 8
Saturday
6:30 p.m.
St. Therese Wine & Cheese Social
(L) = living; (D) = deceased * Nursery Available during this Mass only.
Please note that event times and group meetings are subject to change
Single,
Single Again!
Are you a widow, widower, single or
divorced? The Single Single Again Ministry
of Wilmington is a community for you. No
membership required. Just come and join
good company in a comfortable and safe
environment.
This month we start our second year as a
branch of the original Single Single Again
group of Raleigh still ministering in its
twentieth year. www.dioceseofraleigh.org/
how/single tells the story.
Bring a friend and join us at the thirteenth
gathering of the Single Single Again
Ministry of Wilmington on Saturday,
February 21, 2015 at St. Mark Roman
Catholic Church, (Rooms 5&6) 1011
Eastwood Road, Wilmington, NC.
We begin with a potluck setup at 4:00
pm, Mass at 5:00 pm, Dinner at 6:30pm,
Discussion and Social until 8:00 pm.
(Potluck: A-G, Main course; H-M, Salad;
N-Z. Dessert)
So come on by. Good fellowship awaits you.
Questions: Joe Silva,
jls8091@aol.com, 203.921.5978
New Parishioners
WE WELCOME NEW PARISHIONERS
TO ST. THERESE PARISH.
We are an active and vibrant parish,
and invite you to consider giving
of your time and talent
for the Lord’s work.
Registration is online:
www.stthereseparish.net
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Altar Flowers
Last week sponsored by
Amelie Brogdon & David Swing
In honor of their marriage
This weekend is sponsored by
Charles & Marguerite Ferguson
In memory of Lamonde Ferguson
A Look at
Today’s Ministry
A New Program
Focusing on the Bible
The Bible
Our Gateway to Faith
Embark on a life-changing journey (via DVD) through the Holy Land. As you take this journey
you will gain deeper insight into the power and beauty of the Gospel message. Our guide will be
one of the leading Catholic Scripture scholars, Father Donald Senior, C.P. S.T.D.
• Monday evenings once a month at 6:30 p.m. in the Parish Hall:
• February 23rd, March 23rd, April 20th, May 18th, June 29th
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Thursdays mid-day once a month at 12:30 p.m. in the Parish Hall:
February 26th, March 26th, April 30th, May 28th, June 25th
Contact: Loretta Brady
910.796.0786 NourishYourSpirit2012@gmail.com