St. Andrew Announcements Ignatian Prayer Experience Offertory Collections - Nov. 2
November 16, 2014
33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time
St. Andrew Announcements
Ignatian Prayer Experience
Offertory Collections - Nov. 2
St. Ignatius invited people to prayer
that included scriptural meditation,
imagination in prayer, and the ExaYear to
men of Consciousness. During this
four-week series, you will learn prayer Date
practices that are best for you.
Come learn new ways to pray. Come
A funeral Mass usually ends with the final
to experience Ignatian Prayer. Come
commendation. This collection of prayers
to deepen your prayer life.
Each evening will include a presenta- and symbols bridges the prayer in church with
tion on prayer, quiet time to practice the procession to the place of committal. It
focuses our attention on the deceased as we
the prayer form presented, and an
commend him or her to the mercy of God.
opportunity for faith sharing for
The final commendation usually follows the
those who wish.
prayer after communion. The ordinary ending
Today we are told to use the gifts
November 19, December 3, 10, 17 of Mass (greeting, blessing, and dismissal) is
God gives each of us. They are not
Meeting Location: St. Thomas More omitted. The commendation has several parts:
The priest invites everyone to pray. All do so
Catholic Church, 3525 SW Patton
to be hoarded or ignored but used
silently. Signs of farewell are made: usually the
Road, Portland, OR 97221
and nurtured for the good of God’s
Free Will Offering incensation of the coffin, but this may be prekingdom. We are to stay wide awake
ceded by sprinkling holy water on it, especially
and sober awaiting the coming of the
if this was not done earlier in the ceremony.
Lord, for he will come suddenly. The
Advance registration Meanwhile, all sing a song of farewell. The
perfect wife of Proverbs is God’s
short ritual concludes with a prayer of comis encouraged.
spouse, his church and people, caring
Call 503-223-4190 or mendation.
for creation and all the talents the
The most memorable element of the final
email [email protected] gives. This hard-to-find perfect
commendation is probably the incensation.
wife is highly praised because she
Many parishes do not use incense very often,
but virtually all parishes use it for funerals. It
hears God’s word and keeps it.
In order to ensure timely printing
Text, Philip J. Sandstrom, S.T.D. © 2002,
gives the Catholic service a distinctive aroma
and delivery for bulletins, materials
OCP. All rights reserved.
and feature. The song during the incensation
for next Sunday’s bulletin must be
is important. Several options are suggested for
received by 5 PM on Monday. Please this, almost all including a refrain or response
Proverbs 31: 10-13, 19-20, 30-31; 1
for the people. Each parish tries to keep one
ensure your items are proofread
Thessalonians 5:1-6; Matthew 25:14- and edited before sending your anor more of these in its repertoire. One of the
most common includes a text addressed to
nouncements to Joy Wallace at joy.
angels: “Receive his/her soul and present him/
her to God the Most High.”
Christ Jesus is judge of heaven and
The final commendation may take place in
Children’s Liturgy Needs
earth. To each of us he gives talents,
its entirety at the cemetery. However, beWe need leaders for liturgy of
gifts, callings, crosses—to some
cause the incensation is more easily and safely
the Word for Children. We need
more, to others less. Is he demandconducted at church, it commonly takes place
catechists/leaders for grades K-2
there. The prayer that coning and unfair, as the master in
today’s parable seems to be? He robs and 3-5. This is a once a month, fun cludes the commendation
commitment working with children. puts into words specifically
from the poor and gives to the rich!
what the mourners are asking
Much support is given. Contact
But what is the wealth of the good
God: “Open the gates of
and faithful servant? Faith! That
paradise to your servant.” by
servant trusted the master, appreciFor more information on having your Paul Turner
ated his gifts, and used them wisely
Copyright © 2012 Resource Publicachild baptized at the parish, please
to increase his initial investment.
contact Carmi Lyon at 503.231-9140 tions, Inc., 160 E. Virginia St. #170,
In the end, it’s true—God isn’t fair.
San Jose, CA 95112, (408) 286-8505.
or [email protected]
He gives us superabundant wealth,
beyond our deserving—the seed
To find out about the St. Andrew Parish Community, we invite you to fill out the Regof faith, his only begotten Son, and
istration Form found on the Hospitality tables at both entrances to the church. Someheaven itself! Lord, increase our
one from the Hospitality/Welcoming Committee will call you soon. You can also find
faith! © 2011, OCP. All rights reserved.
helpful information at our website, www.standrewchurch.com.
The Catholic Community of St. Andrew
806 NE Alberta Street Portland, OR 97211 Ph. 503-281-4429 Fax 503-281-4411
Sunday Eucharist: 9:30 am (English), 12:30 pm (Spanish)
Weekday Eucharist: 9:00 am (Tuesday-Friday)
Reconciliation: 5:00 pm Saturday
First Saturday of each month, the 5:30 pm bilingual Mayan
Community Eucharist is in Spanish and Kanhoval
Fr. Dave Zegar, ext.11
Karina Felix, ext. 15
Joy Ruplinger, ext. 16
Joe Condon, 971.244.0339
Hispanic Ministry Diana Ruiz, ext. 17
Ricky Ford, ext. 10
Michael Prendergast, ext. 12
Robbie Bello, ext. 10
April Sandoval, ext. 23
Safe Team representative
Angel Pulido, ext. 10
Heather Moline, ext. 37
Ministries & Programs
Art & Environment
Tom La Voie 503.737.5570
John Villaume 503.282.1705
Louise Kasper 503.280.2690 [email protected]
Valerie Silliman 503 953-6242
Jerry Deas 503.319.1326
[email protected] Gospel Choir
Edna Hicks 503.287.2360
Elizabeth Weber 503.493.9271
Michael Prendergast, ext. 12
Carmi Lyon 503.231.9140 or
Rite of Christian
Initiation of Adults
St. Andrew Legal Clinic 503.281.1500
St. Andrew Nativity School 503.335.9600
One Spirit-One Call [email protected]
La Misa Domingo: 9:30 am (Ingles), 12:30 pm (Español)
La Misa diaria: 9:00 am (Martes-Sábado)
Confesiones: 5:00 pm los Sábados
Primer Sábado del mes, misa bilingue Maya Kanhoval y Español a
las 5:30 pm
Diana Ruiz 503.281.4429, ext. 17 Bertha Moseson 503.729.8075
Crecimiento Familiar -
Isabel Cruz 503.287.6818
Ramón Jacob 503.288.5913
Deaconoy Ministerio Maya Romeo Jimenez 971.221.6298
Grupo de Jovenes
[email protected] Lectores
Esteban e Isabel Ruiz 503.735.4617
Diana Ruiz 503-281-4429. ext. 17
Promotores de Salud
Imelda Cervantes [email protected]
Martina Murray 503.281.2329
Council & Committee Chairs
Administrative Council Auction Co-Chairs
John Kelly 503.528.8221
Patty Gardner 503.936.5542
[email protected] and Casey Boggs 310.403.3941 [email protected]
Building & Maintenance Jerry Lindsay 503.757.6644
Community Center Lisa Hatten 503.880.0116
Management Council [email protected]
Bertha Moseson 503.729.8075
Michael Prendergast, ext.12
MACG Core Team
Bev Logan 503.922.9481
Christy Mason 503.961.2723
Joan Miller 503.703.3315
St. Vincent de Paul Joe Condon 503.288.3290
St. Andrew Weekly Calendar Nov. 16 - 22
Coffee and socializing
Centering Prayer 6:30 PM
Wednesday Gospel Choir Practice 7:00 PM
Thursday Dental Clinic 8:00 AM
Scripture Study 7:30 PM
Emergency Services Dinner for
Volunteers 6:30 PM
View our Parish Calendar at www.standrewchurch.com
for all meetings and events
St. Andrew Announcements, Continued
St. Vincent de Paul/St. Andrew Emergency Services
Preparación pre-bautismal es cada
Discipleship is not just a comfortable holding onto the
segundo sábado de mes a las 7pm. Y los
gifts that God has given us. It challenges us to action, to
risk taking, to increasing the yield of good works and shar- bautizos son cada cuarto domingo del
mes (excepto durante cuaresma). Llame
ing these with others, and to refraining from excuses for
a Diana al 503-281-4429 ext 17 para
The risks that earn us affirmation as “good and trustwor- registrarse.
thy” servants are the ordinary kingdom exchanges of daily Primera Comunión Las clases inician en
life: forgiving rather than burying a grudge in our hearts; el mes de octubre, los miércoles de 6:30
a 7:45. Registraciones están cerradas.
standing by another in times of sorrow, failure or misunderstanding; giving someone the benefit of the doubt; associating with those whom Quinceañeras:
many consider the “wrong kind” of unacceptable people; laying down one’s life for Se realizan cada tercer sábado del mes.
Tienen que ser miembros de la parroanother—perhaps a misunderstood friend, rebellious child, a terminally ill spouse,
quia y tener la primera comunión hecha.
Llame a Diana al 503-281-4429 ext 17
All this “now” effort is preparing us for the “not yet” entry into the kingdom.
Sr. Verna Holyhead, an Australian Sister of the Good Samaritan of the Order of St. para registrarse y confirmar la fecha.
Bodas: Comunicarse directamente con
Padre David al 503-281-4429 ext 11.
Christmas Food Box Program is around the corner:
Sign ups for a Christmas food box began Wednesday, Nov. 5. They end on St. Andrew E-mail
Dec. 12, 2014.
A maximum of 150 families who are living within our service boundaries;
to have something an•
Delivery day is Saturday, Dec. 20, from 9 – 12 pm
community, please send
Sign-ups to donate turkeys or cash are in December after the 9:30 a.m. your
Joy Wallace at
as a Word
(Did you know that last year, the two holiday food box programs, Christmas and
Epiphany, provided 194 families with food boxes? Fed 905 folks? Distributed more
than 300 chickens and 40 turkeys? Not to mention the scores of gifts and books
given to more than 200 children? Thank you for these wonderful gifts to our comFor
requests via e-mail, please
contact Louise Kasper at 503.280.2690,
Youth Ministry News!
or e-mail your request to [email protected]
Fall pancake breakfast fundraiser TODAY Sun- comcast.net
day, Nov 16. Come very hungry.
Middle-schoolers are invited to join both St. Andrew and
Holy Redeemer youth groups for a trip to CALLED! Middle
School youth rally on Saturday, December 13, in the afternoon and evening. Email CYM Heather with questions.
Save the date of Sunday, Nov 23, at 2pm, when youth/families are
invited to a Thanksgiving service trip to St. Francis Dining hall.
The St. Andrew Gospel Choir will rehearse Wednesday 19 at 7:00 pm in
the church. The choir will sing at mass on 4th Sunday Nov. 23rd. Anyone wishing to join the choir please come to rehearsal. If coming for the
first time please call ahead to 503-477-0424 as we sometimes have last
Birthdays This Week
Today: Sharon Bishop, Bobby Cochran, Eridani Gutierrez,
Don Porter, and Natalie Ullman.
Next week: Rose Hambuchen, Isaac Kersey-Bronec, Joan Miller, Michael Creighton, Jane Hagan, Yarith Hernandez, Francis Stretch, Maria
Elena Alvarado, Jesse Hernandez, Jose Hernandez, Ramon Jacob, Camila Valle, Joannah Vaughan, Jason Franklin, Anahi Gomez Hernandez, Roberto &
Barbara Suarez, Chris Ryan, Claudia Tacuba, Rosalina Walker, Frances Sexton, Andy
Noethe, Alison Hilkiah Rafael Francisco Pascual, Elijah Johnson, and Christopher
Anniversaries This Week
Beth Davis and Ruth Traut
MLK Award Nominations
It’s time again to receive
nominations for the annual St Andrew MLK Jr
Awards. We have two
awards: the Community
Service Award and Award
for St Andrew Parishioner. We recognize individuals or an organization that
works in the spirt of Dr. King. Dr.
King followed Christ’s teachings on
non-violence, justice and love. His work
brought systemic change and social and
economic justice for African Americans
and all citizens. Nominations will be received through December 1. Nomination forms and the ballot boxes will be
located at the entrances of the church.
Contact Tony Jones at [email protected]
gmail.com if you have any questions.
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