Parish Social ministry - Our Lady Queen of Martyrs

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Parish Social ministry - Our Lady Queen of Martyrs
Our Lady
Queen of Martyrs
53 Prospect Road, Centerport, NY 11721
May 22, 2016
631.757.8184
www.olqmparish.org
PASTORAL STAFF
Week at a Glance:
Pastor
Father John D. Gilmartin
[email protected]
Sunday, May 22nd
May 22 - May 29th
2:00 pm Youth Ministry
Pastor Emeritus
Rev. Msgr. T. Peter Ryan
Year End Mass & BBQ
Monday, May 23rd
4:30 pm PSM Advisory Committee Meeting
Deacon
John Rieger
[email protected]
Tuesday, May 24th
10:00 am Harvest Festival Committee Mtg
Pastoral Associate
Brother Etienne, OSF
[email protected]
631.757.6250
Wednesday, May 25th
7:00 pm Divorced & Separated Group
Thursday, May 26th
7:00 pm Special Needs Parent Focus Group
Children’s Faith Formation
Ninette Euler, Director
[email protected]
631.757.0720
Parish Social Ministry
Maria Ryan, Director
[email protected]
631.754.9045
Administrator: Mary Martin
[email protected]
Assistant: Judy Smith
[email protected]
Youth Minister: Bill Leone
[email protected]
Come Pray
With Us
Daily Masses:
Monday-Thursday at 12pm; Saturday at 9am
Parish Facilities Director
Alexei Korenevski
Weekend Masses: Saturday at 5pm
Sunday Masses: 8am,10am and 12pm
Music Coordinator
Deirdre Kupka
Special Needs Mass & Respite:Saturday, June 4th at 6:00 pm
Weekend Assistant
Fr. Dowling, Fordham University
Holy Days: Vigil at 7:30 pm; 9am on Holy Day
Our Lady Queen of Martyrs welcomes persons with disabilities.
Special seating and wheelchair area reserved at all Masses. Hearing devices available.
~ Our Lady Queen of Martyrs ~
Come, Lord Jesus.
First Holy Communion
Our parish community has
indeed been blessed with
joy and gladness
as we welcome these children
to
the table of the Lord.
We thank parishioner,
Frank Anastasi,
for volunteering his time and talent as a photographer to be on hand at these special celebrations
and take these wonderful photos for all of us to enjoy!
~ All Are Welcome ~
Come, Lord Jesus.
First Holy Communion
This year, 115 students will
receive Jesus for the first
time during the month of May.
Congratulations!
Please visit our website to view the entire album of photos from First Holy Communions.
www.olqmparish.org
A Special Confirmation Day
“Today was a wonderful day for Matthew. Father John
and the entire parish made him feel very special and I
will be eternally grateful for that. Matthew was supposed
to be confirmed back in October but he woke up at about
7am with terrible spasms on his neck muscles, a condition
known as torticollis, which is quite rare, and ended up
in the emergency room at the hospital and missed the
Confirmation. Father John and Brother Etienne made
special arrangements so that Matthew would have his
special day today. Again, thanks so much to everyone.”
Sincerely,
~ Francesco Tenti
~ OLQM Turns 50! ~
OUR LADY
QUEEN OF MARTYRS
50th Anniversary
June 1966 - June 2016
~ 50th Anniversary Mass ~
Sunday, June 12th
at 12:00pm
Mass will be followed by a
family friendly outdoor party
complete with food, games, and music!
All are welcome!
WE NEED MORE PHOTOS!!
As part of our celebration of our parish anniversary, we would like to put together a slide
show to share at the reception.
Did you get married here? Did you or your children receive their Sacraments here?
Do you have photos of parish gatherings or events?
Please share your photos with us by e-mailing them to [email protected] or
stop by the rectory and we will scan them for you.
Help us make this anniversary truly special!
WE NEED YOUR PHOTOS!!
~ The Jubilee Year of Mercy ~
In continuing our commitment to the
Year of Mercy,
we invite you to join us
following the 12:00pm Mass
on
Sunday, June 5th
for discussion and reflection on
Pope Francis’ Apostolic Exhortation,
“The Joy of Love”.
Please mark your calendars and watch the bulletin
and website for details.
“Let the church always be a place of mercy and hope, where
everyone is welcomed, loved and forgiven.”
~ Pope Francis
~ For Your Information ~
Dear Parishioners,
I have been diagnosed with severe prostate cancer. Because of my age and
previous condition, I am not a candidate for the two most successful ways of
treating the problem: surgery and high-powered radiation called Cyber knife or
Proton therapy.
The most effective treatment remaining involves 50 sessions of lower level
radiation lasting 50 minutes each for 10 weeks from Monday through Friday. I
hope to start them in June so they will be over before classes resume. I also hope
to arrange for afternoon sessions so I can continue my morning and weekend Mass commitments.
Despite the diagnosis, I feel fine, have no pain, and experience none of the symptoms of either the stomach or
prostate cancer. I wouldn’t know I was sick if the doctors didn’t tell me. Your continued prayers are appreciated.
Ed Dowling, S.J.
JOIN US TODAY FOR OUR
TEEN MASS & BBQ
Are You Being Called?
Interested in becoming a Lector?
Please phone the rectory at 757-8184.
We will be offering in-house training
in the upcoming weeks.
Join us as we celebrate another year of faith and fellowship
with a special year end
Mass & BBQ on
Sunday, May 22nd at 2:00 pm
at the St. Gabriel Altar.
All 8th graders are invited to
come join the fun!
WE WELCOME PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES
O
ur Lady Queen of Martyrs welcomes persons with disabilities. Arm chairs line the front
of the church for the comfort and security of the disabled and the elderly. Space is also
available for people in wheelchairs to sit with the worshipping community. Hearing aids are also
available. Please ask an usher.
W
e appreciate your understanding that we keep special seating reserved at all Masses,
regardless of attendance.
Trinity Regional School
CONGRATULATIONS
The Class of 2016 earned SCHOLARSHIPS totaling over Trinity Regional School Class of 2016 Trinity Regional Students were accepted to: St. Anthony’s High School St. Dominic High School St John the BapEst Diocesan High School Our Lady of Mercy Academy Chaminade High School Holy Trinity Diocesan High School Kellenberg Memorial High School $375,000 and gained entrance into the high school of their choice. About Us: Trinity Regional School offers Early Childhood, Elementary and Middle School Programs. Sponsored by 6 parishes, we provide quality Catholic educaEon for the parish communiEes of St. Anthony of Padua, St. Elizabeth, St. Francis of Assisi, St. Hugh of Lincoln, St. Philip Neri and Our Lady Queen of Martyrs. Nursery through 8th Grade
1025 5th Avenue, East Northport, New York
631-261-5130
www.trinityregional.org Middle States Accredited Ÿ NYS Cer7fied Teachers Long Island Classics Stage Company
Engaging. Enlightening. Entertaining.
OLQM is proud to sponsor
CLASSIC KI
KIDS
SUMMER THEATRE IIN
NTENSIVE 2016
Registration is now open for our 5th summer season! Taught by
OLQM parishioners Rebecca Kupka-Overton (Broadway’s Jersey Boys) and
Dr. David Overton (MFA Acting/PhD Theatre), these reasonably-priced
two-week summer theatre sessions are open to students
entering grades 3 through 10 in the fall of 2016.
SESSION 1: July 11th - July 22nd (M-F) 10AM to 3PM
SESSION 2: August 1st - August 12th (M-F) 10AM to 3PM
STAY-AND-PLAY option available until 4PM
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•
Students will study acting, voice and movement in a fun and supportive environment,
exploring what it means to work as an ensemble while building essential skills in
self-awareness, self-confidence and poise. Elements of musical theatre,
Shakespearean drama and contemporary performance will be incorporated, as well as
specialty areas such as improvisation, physical comedy and audition technique.
We focus on the PROCESS of theatre, not just the PRODUCT!
Each session will culminate in a final presentation.
SPACE IS LIMITED!
For more information and to register, visit our website at
www.liclassicsstageco.org
Questions? Email us at [email protected]!
~ Parish Social ministry ~
SAVE THE DATE!!!
VIRTUS
TRAINING PROGRAM
Virtus is a child abuse and awareness prevention program required of those
who volunteer in the Diocese of Rockville Centre.
All staff and volunteers at Our Lady Queen of Martyrs are required to attend this training program.
The course will be offered on June 14th at
7:00 pm - 9:30pm in the Community Room.
You must register online by going to:
www.virtusonline.org.
Click on “Registration” on left.
View a list of sessions and begin registration.
Greenlawn Father’s Day Weekend
®
Wiffle Ball Tournament
(Slow & Fast Pitch)
Saturday, June 18, 2016
Harborfields High School (Tennis Court Entrance)
Check- In begins at 8:30am, 1st Pitch at 9:00am
Rain Date: Sunday, June 19, 2016, Oldfield Middle School
$20 per player; Teams of 3-5 players. Singles welcome and will be assigned to a
team. All must bat and play defense. Must swing with both hands. No base
running. No baseball gloves or cleats. Bat & balls provided.
Registration starts April 1, 2016.
Please register online by June 1, 2016 at
www.svdpli.org/svdpli_events/
Online registrants will receive a free t-shirt.
Extra t-shirts will be sold the day of the
tournament.
Sponsorships Available. Contact Philip De Dora at [email protected]
Home Plate Sponsor $500
Trophy Sponsor $500
Tee Shirt Sponsor
Bat / Ball Sponsor $500
$500
Food Court Sponsor $500
Banner Sponsor $50
_____ Slow Pitch Tournament : _____ Minor League (Slow Pitch)
_____ Fast Pitch Tournament : _____ Major League (Fast Pitch)
Name of Captain and email address: ___________________________________________________________
Name of Team: ____________________________________________________________________________
Number of Players on team: _______________
Shirt size for team members: S# ______ M# ________ L# ________ XL# _________
Registration fee - # _____ of players x $20 = ________
Credit Card # _______________________________________ Exp: ___________ CVC: ________________
Mail or drop off registration form and check payable to: Greenlawn Civic Association to: 1st National Bank of Long Island, 76 Broadway, Greenlawn 11740 Attn: Laura/Michael OR Greenlawn Civic Association, P.O. Box 332, Greenlawn,
NY 11740 Attn: D.H OR use the PayPal link..
Proceeds will support the local outreach
efforts and programs at Greenlawn Civic
Association & Society of St. Vincent de Paul.
~Parish Social ministry~
Food Pantry Needs:
Our food pantry is very
low and we are in the need
of the
following items:
~napkins~tissues~
~toilet tissue~paper towels~
~tuna fish~ketchup~
~mayonnaise~cereal~rice
~pre-packaged prepared meals~
~rice~ peanut butter~tea~coffee~
~juice~tall kitchen bags~
~laundry detergent~shampoo~
~ziploc bags~sandwich bags~
We are here to
help!
if you are struggling
with something and
not sure where TO
turn,
Our Lady Queen of
Martyrs Parish Social
ministry
provides confidential
support and assistance.
Thank you for your
continued support!
Please Give our
office a call!
DO YOU HAVE PROSTATE
CANCER OR DO YOU KNOW
SOMEONE WHO DOES?
A Prostate Cancer Support and Information
Group is available to answer your questions.
We explain information and resources
available to you as you face dealing with
this disease. Emphasis is placed on trying
to help you get answers to the wide range
of personal questions and issues that you
will have. Prostate Cancer survivors who
are willing to share their experiences with
the group are welcome. We are available by
just a phone call.
Please call:
Art Dignam (631) 261-2583 or
John Schob at (631) 549-7948
The OLQM Homeless
Outreach Program
Spring Needs
We are in desperate need of
t-shirts & briefs (sizes med. or lg)
Trial size bars of soap,
shampoo & razors
These items are for toiletry
kits for homeless men in our
community. In addition, we need
bottled 16 oz. waters, juice boxes
and granola bars.
A special thank you to all who
continue to donate to our program.
~Contact Maria Ryan at 754- [email protected]
~Parish Social ministry~
Special Needs
Mass &
End of Year BBQ
Our last
Special Needs Mass will be
held on
Saturday June 4th
at 6pm followed
by a BBQ & Family
Celebration
If you would like to help
us with the celebration
or donate a food item.
Please give our office a
call.
“All Are Welcome”
Support for Seniors Citizens
Teens Helping Senior Citizens
Are you a teen and have a few hours a
weeks this summer to help?
We have had several requests from
seniors for help with tasks around
the house including light yard work,
painting and organizing.
If interested. give
Parish Social Ministry a call
We are here to help our Seniors!
We have several Ministries that
offer support
for our seniors such as;
Reassurance, Transportation, Nursing,
Seniors-Visiting-Seniors, Share-a-Meal,
Homebound Eucharistic Ministers, Food
Ministry, Adopt-a-Grandparent
and Caregivers Support.
Please call the office for additional
information.
~Contact Maria Ryan at 754- [email protected]
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Open To All Manicures at Carillon 10:00-­‐11:00 am
Open to all Manicures at Carillon 10:00-­‐11:00 am Open To All Special Needs Mass 5:45-­‐7:00 pm Youth Ministry Respite 7:00-­‐8:30 pm SATURDAY
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Open to All Suncatcher Kits delivered to the homebound Time Open
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Open to All Youth Ministry If interested in any community service events you must register Carillon Memorial Day Meeting 7:00-­‐8:30pm with Maria Ryan to confirm your child's aXendance. You cannot Party drop your child off without registering first. Dates and [mes may 2:00-­‐4:00 PM Youth Ministry to all: Open to All Open to all: Open Year End Mass and Carillon 50th Anniversary of Parish OLQM Pantry help 6:30-­‐8:30 Recreation Night Barbecue craft
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Open to All 4:00-­‐5:00 om Flower Panting PSM THURSDAY
Ministry Open to all: Open to All Youth OLQM Pantry help 6:30-­‐8:30 Carillon Share-­‐A-­‐Meal 4:00-­‐6:00pm 4:00-­‐5:00 PM
Recreation Night
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Open to All Open to All Carillon Casino Night 6:30-­‐8:30 Carillon 6:30-­‐8:30 PM Recreation Night
Open to all: Youth Ministry Suncatcher Kits available in Meeting 7:00-­‐8:30pm PSM
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Youth Ministry and Faith Formation
~ CHILDREN’S FAITH FORMATION ~
Scripture Lesson: John 16: 12-15
Today in our church we celebrate the
Feast of the Most Holy Trinity.
This is the truth that God is three persons:
Father, Son and Holy Spirit.
Jesus often talked to his disciples about how he and the Father were one. Today Jesus
tells his friends that the Holy Spirit will come to guide them.
The wonderful thing about God is that he is alive today. Jesus can be our Savior and
friend right now. The Holy Spirit can live inside of us today and give us life and
strength. And we can always know the deep love the Father has for us.
Father, Son and Holy Spirit, we know that you are always with us. Bless
us with the courage to share our faith with others. Amen.
Attention Parents of New 1st Graders:
The Faith Formation Office has already begun
Registration for students entering
1st Grade this fall (2016)
Registration forms are available
on the parish website:
www.olqmparish.org
Please bring a copy of your child’s baptismal certificate with you.
For more information, call:
Children’s Faith Formation Office
631-757-0720
~ Bill Ayres: Reflections on the Readings ~
May 22, 2016
The Most Holy Trinity
A reading from the Book of proverbs
Who or what is wisdom as read in this passage? There is a Wisdom tradition throughout the Hebrew and Christian
scriptures. Wisdom is most often considered as a feminine presence, there from “the beginning of his ways.” It is
significant that this powerful feminine force is portrayed in writings that were produced by a definitely patriarchal
culture. The point of this reading is that wisdom was there with God from the very beginning. So, even in this
ancient culture in which women were subjugated in harsh and unjust ways, there was a definite respect for the
feminine power.
It is well past time in our society and in our church to treat women with justice and honor their talents, wisdom
and abilities. Pope Francis is taking an important step in considering the ordination of women deacons. It has
historical presence in the early church and it would provide a path for the full inclusion of women in our church.
The Responsorial Psalm: “O Lord, my God, how wonderful your name in all the earth.” Names in the Hebrew Scriptures
and culture had a power way beyond what we consider today. God’s name here presents the reality of God not merely a
word.
A reading from the letter of saint paul to the romans
Are you a person of hope, even in troubling times? Paul tells us that “hope does not disappoint, because the love
of God has been poured out into our hearts through the Holy Spirit that has been given to us.” Isn’t that a great
image? The love of God is being poured out into our hearts through the Holy Spirit. Please think about that,
reflect on it and allow it to seep deep into your heart. You and I have the very love of God in our hearts now, right
now, even when or especially when we feel least loved, most confused and desperate. We are never alone. The Holy
Spirit is always with us.
REFLECTIONS ON the holy gospel according to john
Let us focus for a moment on what John is saying. “Everything that the Father has is mine.” That is quite a statement.
That is part of the Mystery of the Holy Trinity, equality between Jesus and the Father. No wonder why the pious Jews
thought Jesus was a heretic or worse. He is equating himself with God. But then he goes a step further and says the
unthinkable. “He (meaning the Holy Spirit) will take from what is mine and declare it to you.” So, if we put that altogether
it not only means that Jesus and the Father are united but that we all share in this divine life that has been given to us by
the Holy Spirit.
We may feel down at times or even suffer from anxiety, depression or some form of mental or emotional illness or
addiction but we are truly never hopeless. Hope always lives in our hearts because it has been given to us by the Holy
Spirit. Let us pray that we can learn to be open to and trust in the Spirit that Jesus has given to us.
~ Stewardship ~ A way of life ~
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May15,2016
Donations $16,640
Collection
May17,2015
Donations $17,570
Poor Box
$225
CATHOLIC MINISTRIES
APPEAL
2016
PARISH GOAL:
PLEDGES TO DATE:
PAID TO DATE: $109,800
$116,773
$82,966
MASS & PRIEST SCHEDULE
May 22nd: Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity
As we celebrate the mystery of the
Trinity we also realize the mystery of
how much God loves and cares for us
each day. Believing in this our lives can then overflow
in thanksgiving and praise.
Is there a family you know who needs assistance?
Please call the Society of St.Vincent de Paul so that
together we can help those who are suffering.
Saturday, May 28th
5:00 pm
Msgr. Ryan
Sunday, May 29th
8:00 am Father John
10:00 am Father John
12:00 pm Msgr. Ryan
~ Praying For and Supporting One Another ~
Mass intentions
MASS INTENTIONS
DATE TIME
OFFERED FOR
5/21
5:00 PM 5/22
8:00 AM
Parishioners of Our Lady Queen of Martyrs
10:00 AM 12:00 PM Lauren Gander
Ann Joyce
Roger Williams
Josephine Bazzuro
Mike Visich Jr. - 1st Anniversary
5/23
12:00 PM
Mary Sassano
5/24
12:00 PM
Kenneth Larkin - 4th Anniversary
5/25
12:00 PM
Christopher LaBadia
5/26 12:00 PM
Rudy Lukacovic
Maria Adriana Arevalo
Carlos Armas
Peter Paranicas
Marina Keegan - 4th Anniversary
5/27
No Daily Mass on Friday
5/28
9:00 AM
John McCusker
5:00 PM 5/29
8:00 AM
Sam Stabile
10:00 AM 12:00 PM Gottfried Siener
Josephine Bazzuro
Patricia Hall
Catherine Jordan
The Souls in Purgatory
Msgr. Thomas Hartman
PRAYER REQUESTS
L
et us especially remember those who have asked for our prayers.
Father Ed Dowling
Allen Staib
Al Dellanno
Betty Brennan
Jean Esposit
Frank Masia
Frank Villano
Joan Tierney
Peter Flynn
Martha Aliperti
Bruce Waring
Jean Esposit
Jamie Wrede
Nancy Krause
Charlie McGuckin
Mary Gagliano
Deacon Roger Miller
Lisa McGinn
Jim Hartnett
Maritza Vargas
Tom Masoero
Ann Roberts
Sammy Minetta
Wayne Haddock
Ginger Jarvis
Ovedeo Franco
John Devoti
Jo-Ann DePirro
Peter Matthew Steen
Dennis Condra
Edward Zeman
Joan Salerno
Jean Marie D’Azzo
Karen Larson
peaceful rest of all our beloved
Pray for theparishioners
and friends.
ay all those who have
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gone before us share
the joys of eternal life.
“What we say and how we say it,
our every word and gesture,
ought to express God’s compassion, tenderness
and forgiveness for all.”
~ Pope Francis
~ In Our Community ~
OUR LADY OF MERCY ACADEMY
Catholic High School Entrance Exam Prep Course
SISTERS OF ST. DOMINIC
HOMECOMING FARM
ANNUAL GARDEN PARTY
Friday, June 17, 2016
6:00-8:00 PM
Dominican Village
Helen Butler Hall
565 Albany Ave, Amityville, NY 11701
An opportunity to learn about our Mission,
Supporters, and the Partnership of Homecoming
Farm and The INN.
Delicious wine, beautiful appetizers, raffles, live
music and more!
$40 Donation per Guest
To register:
www.homecomingfarmgardenparty.eventbrite.com
Info:Susan Mac Donald 516-643-5286
[email protected]
Men’s Retreat Day
Camp Alvernia
Saturday, June 18th
10am to 3pm Lunch will be served
Mass will be celebrated
Retreat Director: Fr. John Lee, CP
Cost is $30. Please phone
St. Anthony of Padua
for information on registration.
261-1077 ext 208
For over a decade, Our Lady of Mercy has been
offering a CHSEE prep course for all students
interested in attending Catholic high school. The
course provides excellent instruction in the academic
skills required to test well, while familiarizing students
with format and timing, thus building the selfconfidence so necessary for success.
This fall’s classes will meet on Saturdays,
September 10,17,and 24 and October 1, 15 and 22
from10am to 12pm, in advance of the October 29th
exam.
The cost for this program is $300.00, including all
instructional materials. For further ifnormation, or to
register, please call Mrs. Lucille Fitts at
(516)921-1047 ext. 110.
St. John of God Church
84 Carleton Ave. Central Islip
GARAGE SALE &
CRAFT FAIR
Furniture to Collectibles
June 4th & 5th ~ 10am to 4pm
Vendors wanted: $25 per day Bring your own tables
For information and/or reservations, call:
Jack Lafferty (631)234-6535 ext. 135 or
(516)375-5850 (cell)
or [email protected]