Sunday, January 15
Religious Education/RCIA Classes –
This past Monday we celebrated the Baptism of the Lord which
marks the beginning of Jesus’ public ministry. We are called to
participate in the public ministry of Christ by attending to the
needs of those who are less fortunate and to announce the
Kingdom of God dwelling within each one of us.
(2-1), Shirley Corkell
(2-1), Matthew Lone (2-2), Tyler
Browning (2-5), John Christensen (2-5), Carm
(1-31), Deidre Bildstein
5:30p.m. St. Elizabeth
(2-1), Anne Diem
YM Spaghetti Dinner Ticket Sales –
Watson (2-2), Sara Bennett (2-4), Sarah
of the soul of Linda Ernest, wife of Joe Ernest.
SECOND SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
Tuesday, January 17
Eternal rest, grant to her, O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon her.
Intentions of Sr. Patricia Gamgort, O.S.B
into practice the corporal and spiritual works of mercy so that
Jesus can say to them –
you have done for the least of my brothers and sisters you have
done for me. Come, enter into the glory of God.”
Wednesday, January 18
Adult Bible Study –
Springfest 2017 is set for Saturday, May 20th. Our first planning meeting for this
fun parish event will be held this Thursday, January 19th
Resource Room of the Family Life Center. We will be picking a theme and starting
to set-up sub-committees. If you are interested in helping, please join us. And, if
you can’t come, e-mail any ideas to Tom Lough at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Knights of Columbus Meeting –
The People of the Parish
Thursday, January 19
in and through the activities we hold. Next Saturday
the annual Youth Spaghetti Dinner. It is a time to celebrate our
youth and to spend time together as family enjoying a meal.
Let us come together for this event as Christ does in the
Gospel of Luke. Jesus always enjoys time when he can
participate in a party –
9:00a.m. FLC Chapel
Friday, January 20
Springfest Planning Mtg. –
6:30 p.m. -RR
Blessed Virgin Mother Ladies’
Wednesday, January 18
Tuesday, January 17th
at 7:00p.m. in the Parish Hall.
Spaghetti Dinner Setup –
5:00-8:00 p.m. -
Intentions of Sean Titus
GET YOUR SPAGHETTI DINNER TICKETS TODAY!!!
The Youth Ministry-sponsored Spaghetti Dinner is right around the corner …
next Saturday, January 21st
sale after all masses this weekend and a limited number of tickets will be available
for purchase at the door
salad, beverages and dessert.
and preparing food.
Saturday, January 21
YM Spaghetti Dinner –
Recently three of our young people raked the leaves at St. Benedict’s property,
gathering over thirty bags to be taken to the dump. These three youths also helped in
cleaning up the interior of the “Pumpkin House” by sweeping and mopping the floors
and ridding all the dust from the woodwork. THANK YOU, Martin, Valeria, and Jose for
volunteering your time and energy to make the properties beautiful!
Dinner includes spaghetti
with meatballs/sauce, garlic bread,
Sunday, January 22
9:00a.m. St. Elizabeth
beginning at 4pm, we will be setting up the hall, decorating,
Sodality Hospitality -9:30a.m. -
if you are able to volunteer.
St. Benedict Church in Ridgely. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation with
5:30p.m. ST. BENEDICT
St. Martin’s House has an immediate need for volunteer drivers who can
commit to at least a half day a week or every other week to assist residents
getting to doctor’s appointments, grocery shopping, and a variety of other
area and would like to help St. Martin’s Ministries, please call Heidi at
2537 ext 107.
supporting our Youth.
SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
Fr. Larry Kozak
Naomi Mary Schmidt
Sr. Marie Consulata,
Rev. John B. Gabage
8:30am St. Benedict
Mike & Marie Smithmyer
Take a chance to win a new car and support Sts. Peter & Paul
Catholic School at the same time! For the cost of $10/
$50 for 6 tickets, you can take a chance to win a 2017 Nissan
Juke (vehicle donated by Dave & Peggy Wilson and the Preston
Automotive Group). Contact Marie Freeman at the Parish
Office to obtain tickets. The drawing will be held on March 25,
2017 at the Sabre Spirit Celebration. Need not be present to win.
Just a reminder that the 5:30p.m. Mass will be celebrated at ST. BENEDICT
TABERNACLE LIGHT INTENTIONS
Henry Ventura, Jr.
Youth-Ministry sponsored Spaghetti Dinner.
SE Church: ________________________
Magnificat is a monthly publication which contains daily and
weekend mass prayers and readings, morning and evening
prayer, meditations, spiritual writings and essays on the
saints. Magnificat subscriptions are currently available through the
parish office. The one-year subscription will begin with the May,
savings off the cost of ordering a subscription on your own). Our
parish will be receiving some complimentary copies of the
Magnificat booklets for Lent. Look for them at the entrances of the
churches in late February. The deadline to subscribe
parish is March 10, 2017. For more details please contact Lori
LOOK OUT FOR YOUR NEIGHBORS THIS WINTER
STEWARDSHIP BACK TO THE LORD
is it a little off track? Life can be difficult and so
can the challenges you
Retrouvaille can help and offers hope for a
better relationship. Retrouvaille is a peer
ministry of volunteer couples that can help you
learn the tools of healthy communication, build
intimacy and heal, just as they have done in
their own marriages. Retrouvaille is Christian-
based and Catholic in origin, but welcomes
couples of all faiths as well as non-religious
couples. Retrouvaille can help get your
relationship back on track. The next program
begins on the weekend of February 10th
Family Life Center in Malvern, PA. Additional
weekends will be held in April and August. For
more information or to register for one of the
weekends, visit the Retrouvaille website at
2230. All inquiries
(especially the elderly) when the snow and ice arrives to see if they need any
need something from the store
another we’ll all be a little safer.
Mark your calendar for the 33rd
sharing the great work and the Good News of the Church in Maryland lived out
Meet your legislators and build a positive relationship with them by
Building & Maintenance
In today’s first reading, Isaiah speaks of the Lord
the womb.” The Lord has formed each one of us from the womb; for each of us He has
a plan. Could God’s plan for you include religious life or holy orders? If you think so,
let’s talk. Call or write Father Norm Carroll, Diocesan Director of Priestly and Religious
Vocations (302-573-3113, email@example.com).
communities. How? Mingle with like-minded Catholics at Catholics in Annapolis!
The event begins at St. John Neumann Mission Church (620 N. Bestgate Rd.)
from 3:00-4:30 p.m. with briefings from the Maryland Catholic Conference
lobbyists on the relevant issues considered by the General Assembly from a faith
you can meet your legislators from 5:00-6:30 p.m. Then, join us at a 6:30-8:00p.m.
reception (catered by the Iron Rooster) in the Miller Office Building on Rowe Blvd.
for all the members of the General Assembly, the Maryland bishops and other
If you use offertory envelopes and would like
to receive a statement of your 2016
contributions for tax purposes, please
contact Marie Freeman to request a copy:
are kept strictly confidential.
buffet breakfast beginning at 9:30a.m. in the Parish Hall. Religious Education classes
will be held from 10:10-10:45a.m.