ATTENTION CONFIRMATION CANDIDATES…
appointment for your interview with Fr. Gabage, please so as soon as possible
contacting Mrs. Maureen Duggan-Cassidy at firstname.lastname@example.org
time you have chosen for April 25th.
Sunday, April 16 ~ EASTER SUNDAY
HOLY SATURDAY/EASTER VIGIL
NO Rel. Ed./RCIA Classes –
gratitude to the Father for granting us, through his Son,
forgiveness of our sins. The stone that blocks us from living
properly has been rolled away –
Father by the Son in the Spirit.
after 8:30a.m. Mass –
Sunday, April 16
Did you know that all dioceses and eparchies have Victim Assistance
Coordinators, assuring that victims of abuse will be heard? In 2016, dioceses and
eparchies provided outreach and support to 250 victims/survivors and their
families who came forward to report abuse. Continued support was also provided
to 1,510 victims/survivors and their families who reported abuse in prior years.
RESURRECTION OF THE LORD
Wednesday, April 19
Christ. We no longer have the weight of sin to hold us back
from accomplishing the Lord’s work on earth. We are a people
who can see clearly what is expected of us in participating in
the Paschal Mystery of Christ. We know that trials and
tribulations are transitory and that our hope is in the Lord.
Knights of Columbus Meeting –
8:30am St. Benedict
Thursday, April 20
Springfest Committee Meeting –
Tuesday, April 18
(5-3), Hadley Miller
witness death, we see a lifeless body –
the spirit, like Lazarus. He was called out into the life with Christ and he could answer in
faith and live again with hope that Life with and in Christ is worth shedding what keeps
us down –
(5-6), Avalon Robuck
8), Michael Palguta (5-8), Greta Scanlan (5-8), Jane Towers (5-8), Andrew Rohe
(5-9), Angelo DeSimone (5-10),
(5-6), John Bartlett, III (5-7), Steve Fleegle (5-7),Gary Nesselroad (5-
Saturday, April 22
Annual Catholic Appeal Announcement
community from 40 days of Lent into 50 days of life-changing justification with God the
Father has occurred. We now can see more clearly what needs to be accomplished in
the name of Jesus Christ within our own lives. We join ourselves to the Paschal
Mystery in our own Baptism by which Jesus Christ makes us heirs to
communicates to us that sin is not the end but a state within our own existence by which
we are given the opportunity to acknowledge in humility that we do not desire what is
not given by God himself. We desire to be another Christ because he
and archetype for what we are to become.
Thomas Baptism –
The Cookbook Committee encourages each parishioner/parish family to submit at
least one recipe for our new cookbook. If you haven’t yet submitted a recipe,
please do so soon. If you don't want to take the time to write out the recipe, you
can scan it or photograph it and e-mail it to us as an attachment. Or, you may
type it in an e-mail and send it to us. Finally, you could hand write the recipe and
mail it to the Parish Office or simply place it in the specially marked box at the
Human Trafficking Session –
St. Francis de Sales Church, Salisbury
Sunday, April 23
Annual Catholic Appeal Announcement
scan or type out your recipe, please send
Springfest Ticket Sales after all masses
Rel. Ed./RCIA Classes –
Knights of Columbus Hospitality –
Jesus be at the center of attention
Let your life be as St. Paul states, “Let me die to self that Christ may live even more
within me.” In other words, let Christ’s example be lived throughout your
as you imitate Him, He may become more a part of you.
Don’t resist your
Let Jesus be the source for and by which you live to make all things new.
The Sodality would like to thank all parishioners who donated items for their
Pregnancy Center. Over 25 Easter baskets were made and
homebound parishioners and the Catholic residents of our area nursing homes.
And, the baby items will be delivered to CHOICES to assist new mothers & fathers
with much needed items for their newborn babies.
5:30p.m. St. Elizabeth
Confirmation Prep. –
SECOND SUNDAY OF EASTER
faithful servant, come enter Life with Me.
Kathleen EdwardsNina &
NEW OFFERINGS ON HOSPITALITY SUNDAYS starting in APRIL
The Knights of Columbus will be offering some new food choices along with their
standard menu starting in April. New additions will include bagels with cream
cheese, butter & jelly, fresh fruit and granola bars. Remaining April Hospitality
dates are the 23rd
8:30am St. Benedict
are made new. Even you are new. Live in your new existence.
Margaret Ann Torbert
TABERNACLE LIGHT INTENTIONS
Virginia C. Wright
In the Resurrection of Jesus we find hope in the prospect of everlasting life in heaven.
But to obtain eternal life, we must accept the Lord’s invitation to follow Him by imitating
His love and compassion for others.
will participate in the 2017 Annual Catholic Appeal
throughout the Diocese of Wilmington. Funds generated through the Appeal help
provide critical financial support to nearly forty pastoral, charitable and educational
programs and ministries.
the ways of Jesus. Each of us is asked to examine the blessings we have received from
God and to discern how best to use them for others. We do this cheerfully and
sacrificially and with faith in God’s love for us, knowing that He will provide for our
the campaign insert in this week’s Dialog
www.cdow.org; click “Giving” then “Annual Catholic Appeal.”
CHOICES PREGNANCY CENTER WALK FOR LIFE
Please join us on April 29 at Idlewild Park in Easton, MD as we Let Life Shine
Walk For Life in Easton! By becoming a walker, you are faithfully defending the
Christ, she brought the Good News to the
Apostles. God may be calling you to spread the
Good News as a priest, deacon, religious sister
or religious brother. If you’d like
that more, call or write Father Norm Carroll,
Diocesan Director of Priestly and Religious
FLC Chapel: ___________________
our communities. You do this by raising sponsorship support from your friends,
family, co-workers and social networks. You can ask for sponsorship face to face
or spread the good news online through your Facebook page. No matter how you
do it, your efforts will help save lives, change hearts and strengthen families.
EVERY CENT MATTERS! Registering as a walker is easy to do, and it's fun. We'll
even give you all the tools you'll need to make a difference. With your help we can
ensure that women and men will choose life!
STEWARDSHIP BACK TO THE LORD
Ordination to Priesthood -
observance held on the first Thursday of May,
inviting people of all faiths to pray for the
nation. It was created in 1952 by a joint
resolution of the United States Congress, and
signed into law by President Harry S. Truman.
This year’s theme is “For Your Great Name’s
Sake! Hear Us…Forgive Us…Heal Us”.
Locally, the National Day of
observed with a prayer service at Noon on
Shore Rd., Denton –
Baptist Church, 1120 Market St., Denton).
Human Trafficking happens here, but we can stop it!
Human Trafficking is a gross violation of human rights that hides behind the silence of
its victims. Sadly, our state is
Maryland’s Catholic bishops recently issued a statement to raise awareness about
human trafficking and to urge all Maryland’s Catholics to attend a free regional
informational session called, “Proclaiming Liberty to Captives”
Maryland Human Trafficking Task Force and local experts who will provide effective
tools for combating human trafficking in our local communities. Sessions will be held in
both English and Spanish.
and ways you can help end it here in Maryland! Please visit the Maryland Catholic
Conference’s website http://www.mdcathcon.org/humantrafficking
information session in our region
Salisbury, MD on Saturday, April 22 from 1-3pm).
Operation Rice Bowl
PARISH COUNCIL SEEKING NOMINATIONS for MAY ELECTIONS
3 new members will be elected
interested in serving on the Council and would like to nominate yourself, or if you
would like to nominate another parishioner, please contact Lori in the Parish
Office. As stated in the St. Benedict/St. Elizabeth Parish Council Constitution,
“Any lay person is eligible for election to the Council, who is a fully initiated
and practicing member of the Roman Catholic Church, and free of any
canonical impediment affecting full participation in the life of the Church; and
who has attained the age of eighteen (18) years by the date of elections; and
who is a registered member of the parish.” Elected members serve a 3-year
term on the Parish Council. Appointed members serve a 1-year term.
(which will be held at St. Frances de Sales Parish in