07/10/2016 15th Sunday in Ordinary Time

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07/10/2016 15th Sunday in Ordinary Time
ST. JOSEPH PARISH
404 Charles St., Coatesville, Pa. 19320
St. Stanislaus Kostka Worship Site
209 W. Lincoln Highway, Coatesville, Pa. 19320
Rev. Eder Estrada Muñoz, FM. Pastor
Rectory: (610) 384-0360
Fax: (484) 288-8030
E-mail. [email protected]
Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time (7/10/16)
“Only love is worthy”
Which of these three, in your opinion, was neighbor to the robber’s victim? He answered, “The one
who treated him with mercy”. Jesus said to him, “Go and do likewise” (Luke 10, 29-37).
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Saturday, July 9th
9:00 a.m. Holy souls in Purgatory followed by
the Miraculous Medal Devotion.
4:00 p.m. Confessions until 4:45 p.m.
5:00 p.m. Stephen Zelina (Mr. & Mrs.
Przychodzeri
Sunday, July 10th Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary
Time
7:00 a.m. Parishioners
8:45 a.m. Robert Richey (St. Cecilia Knights
of Columbus)
10:15 a.m. Julia Coldren (Bob & Georgiann
Watterson).
12:00 p.m. Israel Garduño (De parte su
famila) (from his family).
Monday, July 11th
9:00 a.m. Intention of the Priest.
7:00 p.m. Mass in Spanish
Tuesday, July 12th
9:00 a.m. Intention of the Priest
Mass in Spanish
Wednesday, July 13th
7:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. Intention of the Priest
7:00 p.m. Mass in Spanish
Thursday, July 14th
9:00 a.m. Intention of the Priest
7:00 p.m. Mass in Spanish
Friday, July 15th
9:00 a.m. Intention of the Priest
7:00 p.m. Mass in Spanish
7:30 p.m. Eucharistic Holy Hour with hearing
of confessions.
Saturday, July 16th
9:00 a.m. Intention of the Priest.
4:00 p.m. Confessions until 4:45 p.m.
5:00 p.m. Bridget Insolata (Patty & Charles
Tyndall)
Sunday, July 17th Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary
Time
7:00 a.m. George & Mary Tandarich (Debbie
& Jerry Tandarich)
8:45 a.m Intention of the Priest
10:15 a.m. Ahh Hennessy (Bob & Georgiann
Watterson)
12:00 p.m. Mass in Spanish.
Remember our sick
We are trying to keep our Sick List as current as
possible. If someone's name does not appear and should be
listed, or to include the name of your Sick please contact the
Rectory Office at 610/384-0360. Sick list will be clear
every two months to maintain current. Next will be in
August 2016.
In the charity of your prayers, please remember the sick:
Joseph Yankech III, Margaret Toth, Joseph Bryan, Joseph
Sandoski, Betty Nikodemski, Ruth Ortiz, Richard Smith,
Judy Rice, Mary Ambroziak, Mary Richey, John Toth,
Frances Shesko, Roxanne Barnes, Joey D'Angelo, Ann
Cigas, Tammy Holt, Michael Soroka, Lucy Byerly, Dana
Gabriel, Joseph Wade, Susanne Towbar, Patty Tyndall,
Edward Pacana, Violet Pacana, Frank Kusnierczyk, Charlie
Ambroziak, Ray Pawlowski, Mary Jane Lasak (Winkie),
Robert Reeder and Zayn Kempest.
Among the recently deceased, we remember Francis Toth.
Also we extend our prayerful support to all persecuted
Christians worldwide, especially in Iraq and Syria. And too,
we pray for the safety and well-being of our U.S. Military
forces serving abroad, especially in the Middle East.
Collections of week July 3, 2016
Weekly envelopes
Loose money
Other parish Collections
Peter Pence
SVDP
Other activities
Candles
$ 3,386.00
$ 487.00
$ 491.00
$
97.00
$
5.00
$ 673.02
$ 100.95
Total
$ 5,239.97
Total Envelopes
# 153
Update your information
Are you new to the area and need to register?
Are you recently married?
Have you moved, changed your address, phone
number or email address or made any other changes
in your household?
Have you stopped receiving envelopes?
Please call the rectory at 610-384-0360 to have your
records updated.
Thank you!
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WORD OF LIFE
“ONLY LOVE IS WORTHY”
(Luke 10, 29-37)
The parable of the good Samaritan puts in
front of us a classic example of what Jesus considered
a good behavior model. This parable also had another
lesson, as the protagonist was “Samaritan”, a man
from a race that was despicable to those who
considered themselves “the chosen people”. The
lesson is simple: you are one the “chosen people” only
if you love. Love cannot be substituted not even by
prayer or the sacraments, when God asks us at a
specific time to help our neighbor. Pray, receive
communion or go to confession are a manifestation of
this love, but cannot be considered the only
expressions of this love, especially at the price of
forgetting the needs of our neighbor.
But there is another lesson in this parable, and it is
directed to those who analyze their conscience from
the perspective of not committing sins, of not doing
evil. They generally forget that there is a very subtle
but frequent sin; that of omission. Neither the priest
nor the Pharisee had done anything wrong to the
beaten man. However, the Lord does not put them as
models of behavior for his disciples. He who can do a
good deed and doesn’t do it, commits a sin, all the
greater as great as the need for help of the neighbor.
Christ doesn’t ask us to solve the problems of the
world, but ask us to put our grain of sand, including
with effort, so that these problems can be solved. To
love, we must not forget, is a commandment, a
Christian duty.
Intention: When we see someone who needs help, help
them with all our strength, without overwhelming ourselves,
but realizing that Christ is in the needy neighbor and is
waiting for us.
FRANCISCANS OF MARY
OUR FAITH
COMPENDIUM OF THE CATECHISM OF
THE CATHOLIC CHURCH
3. How is it possible to know God with only the
light of human reason?
Starting from creation, that is from the world and from
the human person, through reason alone one can know
God with certainty as the origin and end of the
universe, as the highest good and as infinite truth and
beauty.
4. Is the light of reason alone sufficient to know
the mystery of God?
In coming to a knowledge of God by the light of reason
alone man experiences many difficulties. Indeed, on
his own he is unable to enter into the intimacy of the
divine mystery. This is why he stands in need of being
enlightened by God’s revelation, not only about those
things that exceed his understanding, but also about
those religious and moral truths which of themselves
are not beyond the grasp of human reason, so that even
in the present condition of the human race, they can be
known by all with ease, with firm certainty and with
no admixture of error.
Baptism & Marriage
Arrangements for Baptism and Marriage may be
made by contacting the rectory. The preparation
for these special sacramental events takes time,
so wherever possible please call at least 1 month
prior to the christening date and at least 6 months
prior to the wedding date.
Sacraments for the Sick
The Anointing of the Sick and Holy Communion
are administered at home to our ill and
housebound parishioners upon notification.
Please inform Father Eder Estrada (610) 3840360 when anyone is hospitalized.
Email: [email protected]
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Note: Celebration of Sacraments.
People who are waiting to celebrate a sacrament and
already have established date, please contact the
parish office to confirm the celebration of these
sacraments Office hours: Monday through
Wednesday 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Phone and email contact, are on the first page of this
bulletin.
Abbey Fest Faith+Music+Family
Save the Date! The 3rd Annual AbbeyFest: Faith,
Music and Family all-day music festival will be held
Saturday, September 24, 2016 on the grounds of
Daylesford Abbey in
Paoli from 11am-9pm. Come and join us at this faithfilled event that features Music bands/Christian artists,
Speakers, Mass, Confessions and Eucharistic
Adoration. Last year, AbbeyFest drew close to 3,000
attendees of all ages, including many parish families.
So grab some friends, family, a blanket…and make a
day of it! In addition to music, there will be food, craft
vendors/exhibits, and games for kids. The 2016 music
line-up include award-winning bands such as:
Sidewalk Profits, Stars Go Dim, The Josh Blakesley
Band, and many more! Catholic author and speaker
Jeff Cavins will give the keynote. More Information
and Tickets on sale now at: www.theabbeyfest.com.
Any questions, please check the website or contact Jim
or
Lia
Gorman
(610)296-2330
(email:
[email protected])
Holy Hours of Mercy for the Jubilee Year
of Mercy
During the Jubilee Year of Mercy, take time out to
rest in front of Jesus in the Eucharist and
experience his mercy! Holy Hours of Mercy are
taking place all over the greater Philadelphia area
so that all of us have an opportunity to live the
Jubilee and experience the tender mercy of
God. To find a Holy Hour of Mercy near you, visit
archphila.org/mercy/calendar.
Upcoming Holy Hours of Mercy:
August 4 at 7pm: Our Lady of Ransom Parish,
Philadelphia (Feast of St. John Vianney).
August 8, 7-9pm: Santa Misa y Hora Santa (en
español)/Mass and Holy Hour of Mercy (in
Spanish), Annunciation BVM, Philadelphia
MOTHER TERESA CANONIZATION
PILGRIMAGE
September 1 - 7, 2016
A Canonization Pilgrimage for Mother Teresa
will be led by Fr. Paul Brandt, Pastor of Blessed
Teresa of Calcutta, Limerick, PA. Visits to major
sites in Rome and Assisi. For more information
visit: www.proximotravel.com
Women’s Health & Fertility Event
Come and learn about NaProTECHNOLOGY, lifeaffirming women's health care that assists women with
various reproductive health issues. The presentation
will be followed by the film NaPro: A Quiet Revolution
and testimonies by couples who told their stories of
health and healing and the personal testimony of Dr.
Monique Ruberu, OB/GYN, about what led her to
practice pro-life medicine. July 7, 2016 - 7pm at St.
Agnes Catholic Church. 445 N. Main Street,
Sellersville,
PA.
For
more
info,
visit
http://www.fertilitycarefriends.org/events or contact
Kerry
Monastra,
610
-202
-8947,
[email protected]
Catholic Women’s Conference – October 29!
You’re invited to step away from everyday life for a day
of inspiration and renewal at the Catholic Women’s
Conference, “Mother of Mercy, Make Our Hearts Like
Yours!” on Saturday, October 29, 8:30am-4pm, at the
National Shrine of Our Lady of Czestochowa in
Doylestown PA.
Nine dynamic speakers address all facets of the
feminine genius and its influence on the total woman –
mind, body and spirit - in creating a heart of mercy. This
special day includes something for every woman,
married,
single
and
consecrated,
featuring
presentations in English, Spanish, Sign Language and
a young women's track. Find more information and
registration at: www.CatholicWomensConference.org.
Visit of Saint Gianna’s Daughter, Gianna
Emanuela Molla
The daughter of St. Gianna, Dr. Gianna Emanuela
Molla, will be visiting the Archdiocesan Shrine of Saint
Gianna Beretta Molla on Saturday, July 16 and
Sunday, July 17! Meet Gianna and venerate her
mother’s relics on Saturday from 2:00-4:30 pm. Or,
join us for the 12pm Holy Mass on Sunday, July 17
followed by a talk by Gianna at 1:30 with relic
veneration and a meet and greet. Nativity of Our Lord
Church, 625 W. Street Road, Warminster, PA 18974.
For more information, please see our Facebook Page
at:
https://www.facebook.com/ShrineofSaintGiannaUSA
or email us at [email protected]
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DOMINGO XV: SÓLO VALE EL AMOR
“¿Cuál de estos tres te parece que se portó como prójimo del que cayó en manos de los bandidos? El letrado contestó:
El que practicó la misericordia con él. Le dijo Jesús: Anda, haz tú lo mismo” (Lc 10, 29-37).
Misas en Español
Lunes 11 a viernes 15 - 7:00 p.m. Misa en San José
Martes 12 de julio – 7:00 p.m. Misa en honor de la
Virgen de Guadalupe.
Domingo 17 de julio - 12:00 del Mediodía Misa en
San José.
6:30 p.m. Misa en Ntra.
Señora de Consolación en
Parkersburg.
Nota: Celebración de Sacramentos.
Las personas que están a la espera de celebrar algún
sacramento y ya tienen fecha establecida, por favor
contactar con la Parroquia para confirmar la
celebración de esos sacramentos.
Horarios de oficina: De lunes a miércoles de 9:00 a.m.
a 4:00 p.m.
El teléfono y el correo electrónico de contacto, se
encuentran en la primera página de este boletín.
CONOZCAMOS NUESTRA FE.
COMPENDIO DEL CATECISMO
3. ¿Cómo se puede conocer a Dios con la sola luz
de la razón?
A partir de la Creación, esto es, del mundo y de la
persona humana, el hombre, con la sola razón, puede
con certeza conocer a Dios como origen y fin del
universo y como sumo bien, verdad y belleza infinita.
4. ¿Basta la sola luz de la razón para conocer el
misterio de Dios?
Para conocer a Dios con la sola luz de la razón, el
hombre encuentra muchas dificultades. Además, no
puede entrar por sí mismo en la intimidad del
misterio divino. Por ello, Dios ha querido iluminarlo
con su Revelación, no sólo acerca de las verdades
que superan la comprensión humana, sino también
sobre verdades religiosas y morales, que, aun siendo
de por sí accesibles a la razón, de esta manera pueden
ser conocidas por todos sin dificultad, con firme
certeza y sin mezcla de error.
PALABRA DE VIDA
La parábola del buen samaritano nos pone ante los ojos
un ejemplo clásico de lo que Jesús considera un buen
modelo de comportamiento. Esa parábola tenía,
además, una segunda lectura, pues el protagonista era
“samaritano”, un hombre perteneciente a una raza
despreciada por los que se consideraban el “pueblo
elegido”. La lección es sencilla: se es “pueblo elegido”
sólo si se ama. El amor no puede ser sustituido ni
siquiera por la oración y los sacramentos, cuando lo
que Dios pide en un momento concreto es que se ayude
al prójimo. Rezar, comulgar o confesarse son una
manifestación de ese amor, pero no pueden
considerarse como las únicas expresiones del amor,
sobre todo a costa de olvidar las que hacen referencia
a las necesidades del prójimo.
Pero hay otra enseñanza más en la parábola, y va
dirigida a aquellos que analizan su conciencia desde la
perspectiva de no cometer pecados, de no hacer el mal.
Suelen olvidar que hay un pecado muy sutil pero muy
frecuente: el de omisión. Ni el sacerdote ni el fariseo
le habían hecho nada malo a aquel hombre apaleado.
Sin embargo, el Señor no los puso como modelo de
comportamiento para sus discípulos. El que puede
hacer el bien y no lo hace, comete un pecado, tanto
mayor cuanta más grande es la necesidad de ayuda que
tiene el prójimo. Cristo no nos pide que resolvamos los
problemas del mundo, pero sí que pongamos nuestro
grano de arena, incluso con esfuerzo, para que esos
problemas sean resueltos. Amar, no hay que olvidarlo,
es un mandamiento, un deber para el cristiano.
Propósito: Cuando veamos a alguien que necesita ayuda,
socorrerle con todas nuestras fuerzas, sin agobiarnos, pero
siendo conscientes de que Cristo está en el prójimo
necesitado y nos espera.
FRANCISCANOS DE MARÍA.
Email: [email protected]
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