ATTENTION CONFIRMATION CANDIDATES
preparing for Confirmation have not yet turned in
Service Commitment Forms are due on January 21st
to give your Service Presentation that day as well.
Sunday, January 7
Happy New Year!
9:00A.M. FLC Chapel
Please send an email to Maureen Duggan-Cassidy at
Sunday Breakfast –
Solemnity of Mary
and you should be prepared
for Christ, we encounter many personalities.
the Magi, we ought to pursue and persist for the end
one who saves us from ourselves receives the
identifying gifts that are common to each one of us
because of His humanity that he bestows upon us.
He is Priest, Prophet, and King and each one of us
dwells within each one of us because of our baptism
5:30 p.m. St. Elizabeth
EPIPHANY OF THE LORD
CELEBRATING A BIRTHDAY SOON: Jordan Lane
Hope Haven Shelter –
7:15 a.m. St. Benedict
Monday, January 8
(1-13), Abby Spiering
(1-13), Mary Straley (1-13)
Tuesday, January 9
who is interested in joining with fellow parishioners to help plan this fun parish
event is invited and encouraged to attend. There are many types of jobs that need
doing and we can find something that fits your interests and availability. Hope to
see you there! This year’s event will be held on Saturday, April 28th.
at 6:30p.m. in the Pastor’s Office in the Family Life Center. Anyone
Ted Selby, Jr.
were immediately changed by what they witnessed –
ourselves? Does the gift of Christmas make a profound difference in our very lives?
9:00a.m. FLC Chapel
Finance Council Meeting –
Youth Ministry Team Meeting –
poverty of this world into the richness of His world –
within His Church.
Wednesday, January 10
6:30 p.m. –
This Sunday, January 7th, youth ministry members will meet at the hall at
5pm (instead of 6pm) to prepare dinner for the guests at His Hope Haven.
will leave the hall around 6pm to take dinner to His Hope Haven.
permission slip or parents may come along and transport their own children.
Parents, please come into the Parish Hall when you bring your children so you can
complete this brief form.
Haven at 409 Aldersgate Dr., Denton, MD
Parish Leadership Night –
Intentions of the Waters Family
shoveled and the snow glistens on either side of the walkways making travel at times
blinding because of the reflection of the Sun on the snow. May we bundle the many
blessings found in God’s grace and let Him warm us, so we can see more clearly His
desire for us in our lives.
transportation between the hall and the shelter will need a signed
Thursday, January 11
Friday, January 12
Saturday, January 13
YOUNG ADULT MINISTRY
Intentions of the Remaniak Family
Rev. John B. Gabage
Sunday, January 14
Are you interested in learning more about the Catholic
faith? Theology on Tap of Caroline County invites young
adults (and those young at heart) to come for good food,
good drinks and meaningful conversation. Join us
dive deeper into our faith and listen to speakers who are
prepared to discuss important topics
the world today. Theology on Tap is for those who are
searching for their faith as well as those who already
have a strong foundation.
9:00 a.m. FLC Chapel
With the season of winter upon us, please observe the following policies in the case of
Religious Ed./RCIA Classes –
Hospitality provided by Ladies’
If Caroline County Schools are delayed or closed, then DAILY MASS will be celebrated
at the Family Life Center CHAPEL in Ridgely. Tune in to your local news station or log
REMEMBERING IN PRAYER THIS WEEK…
SECOND SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
If you have any question about whether weekend liturgies or religious education classes
will be held due to inclement weather, call the Parish Office at 410-634-2253 and listen
to the voice mail message or log onto the parish website (www.beparish.com) for
information. If possible, we will send a global e-mail to all parishioners with pertinent
information regarding the cancellation of liturgies or religious education classes.
a.m. St. Benedict
people and explore their faith in a straightforward way. We welcome all practicing
and non-practicing Catholics –
gathering will be
The evening starts at 6:30 pm with 30
discussion from 7-8pm.
Barbara Jean Motter
held on Wednesday, January 24th
minutes of social time followed by a talk/
Decisions about parish meetings and events will be made on a case by case basis
dependent on weather and road conditions. Again, if possible, we will send a global e-
mail to all parishioners with pertinent information regarding the cancellation of parish
meetings and events.
TABERNACLE LIGHT INTENTIONS
Ron & Ann Blazejak
ALL LOSSES GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP ~ Every Wednesday for 8 weeks
beginning on January 10th
at Compass Regional Hospice, 255 Comet Drive, Centreville MD. For individuals,
18 and older, who have experienced any type of loss. You are encouraged to
bring a lunch. $25 enrollment fee. For more information or to register, please
contact Ann O’Connor at 443-262-4124.
The Epiphany celebrates the glory of God
shining through to humanity in the person of
Jesus Christ. Each day,
religious brothers, deacons and priests use their
time and energies to help us see the glory of
God in the world around us. This week, pray
that God bless our Diocese with an increase in
priestly and religious vocations. And if you think
God might be calling you to serve in a religious
vocation, please call or write Father Norm
Carroll, Diocesan Director of Priestly and
email@example.com). Be sure to visit
No. Missing mass (not meeting your Sunday obligation) due to inclement weather is not
a sin as the circumstances related to your missing mass are beyond your control. You
are not deliberately choosing not to go to mass because you are too lazy or simply don’t
feel like it.
for the 2018 Night to Shine, sponsored by the Tim Tebow Foundation. Night to
Shine is an unforgettable prom night experience, centered on God’s love, for
people with special needs, ages 14 and older. The event will take place at more
than 500 churches around the world simultaneously on February 9, 2018. For
more information, please visit www.stchristopherski.org/night-to-shine. To Refer a
STEWARDSHIP BACK TO THE LORD
Dress appropriately and with dignity. As a Christian, you represent Christ, not the
Subscribe to a Catholic newspaper, magazine or publication. Stay abreast of what
Solemnity of Mary
2017 TAX LETTERS
Take a chance to win a new car and support Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic School at
the same time! For the cost of $10/
chance to win a 2018 Ford Mustang (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 April 14, 2018 at the Sabre Spirit
Celebration. Need not be present to win.
Athens, Corinth and Ephesus. Sail the Aegean Sea with stops in Crete, Mykonos and
Santorini. as well as visit Mary's final home. Dates: October 22-30, 2018. For more
www.syversentouring.com/gallagher. Caroline will offer a discount of $200.00 to those
who register by March. I do hope you will be with us.
to receive a statement of your 2017 Offertory
contributions for tax purposes, please
contact Marie Freeman to request a copy: