Our Confirmation class will be on retreat here
Spirit deeper into their lives.
the Hershey Park trip the next day are welcome to attend the special retreat Mass
on Saturday night for the Confirmande.
chapel at 7:30pm Saturday evening April 29th.
Sunday, April 23
Please keep them in your prayers as they prepare to receive the Holy
Today we celebrate Divine Mercy Sunday
which completes the Easter Octave (7
+ 1 day) eight days that reclaim all creation
and illumine humanity so it sees its potential
Annual Catholic Appeal Announcement
5:30p.m. St. Elizabeth
Rel. Ed./RCIA Classes –
Confirmation Prep. –
SECOND SUNDAY OF EASTER
Did you know that there is no statute of limitations for removing a cleric who has
sexually abused a minor from public ministry in the Catholic Church? A cleric
against whom there is an established or admitted act of child sexual abuse is
permanently removed from the priesthood, regardless of when the abuse
heaven and sing out because we have so
merciful a creator that bestowed upon us a
friend and brother we call Christ Jesus.
Social Concerns Meeting –
8:30am St. Benedict
Thursday, April 27
Father. We are to imitate our Savior in all his earthly behaviors in order to know what
our humanity can accomplish -
mountains. Imagine what we can do if we are filled to the brim with faith.
Confirmation Interviews (if needed) –
Connie Walton (5-12), Joe Wood (5-12), Grace Belay (5-13), Alan McIntire (5-13),
Mary Redgraves (5-13), Kenneth Swain (5-13), Dot Blazejak (5-14), Edward
Cartrette (5-14), Maximus Ebaugh (5-14), James Frankowski (5-14), Cass Kempel
(5-14), Joan Dize (5-16), Zachery Dufour (5-16), Cassidy Joseph (5-16), Tolbert
Rowe (5-16), Meghan Knott (5-17), Bailey Bartlett (5-18), Connor Constantino (5-
18), Katherine Walters (5-18)
9:00a.m. FLC Chapel
Saturday, April 29
Wednesday, April 26
Intentions of Carm Powell
Sunday, April 30
Rev. John B. Gabage
family! A parish tradition, Springfest is our festive celebration
of Spring and this year promises to be the best yet with our
Western-inspired theme. In a practical sense, this event is
one of our largest parish fundraisers. So, don your cowboy
boots, hats, bandanas and other Western duds and make
plans to join us for a memorable night!
cocktails, Bingo, a silent Western movie and a costume
Rel. Ed./RCIA Classes –
Knights of Columbus Hospitality –
Confessions will be held during the recitation in the sacristy.
The 2017 Annual Catholic Appeal
diocese next weekend. Once a year,
to support the work of diocesan programs and ministries that provide services that no
one parish can offer on its own. Your gift helps bring Christ to those who seek His
parishioners of St. Benedict/St. Elizabeth we are proud to be part of the Church of
Wilmington. As members of the diocese, it is important for each of us to serve others by
sharing our resources. Just as we are one in
other parishes and with our diocese.
support of the Appeal also provides funding for our parish since 50%
collected above our target will be returned to the parish for our own ministerial needs.
Please give prayerful consideration to your resources and the needs of those served by
the Appeal. Kindly decide ahead of time the contribution you wish to make this year and
come to church next week prepared to complete your pledge to offer your support. To
learn more about the Annual Catholic Appeal, visit www.cdow.org; click “Giving” then
“Annual Catholic Appeal”.
REMEMBERING IN PRAYER THIS WEEK…
our Bishop asks each of us to make a commitment
to attend the event or not, please consider donating something for the auction.
Parishioner and Business Donations are the reason this event is such a success
Kathleen EdwardsNina & Arnold Taylor
5:30p.m. St. Elizabeth
Margaret Ann Torbert
THIRD SUNDAY OF EASTER
theme baskets and donations can be dropped off at the Parish Office beginning
May 1st. Tickets for the Springfest Event will be on sale starting this weekend after
all masses or you can purchase tickets by contacting the Parish Office.
see you there!
Virginia C. Wright
Our parish target is $42,000. Your financial
8:30am St. Benedict
CHOICES PREGNANCY CENTER WALK FOR LIFE
Please join us on April 29 at Idlewild Park in Easton, MD as we Let Life Shine
TABERNACLE LIGHT INTENTIONS
list, please call or e-mail the Parish Office at 410-
634-2253 or LParks@beparish.com. And, please
sanctity of life and supporting the important work of Choices Pregnancy Center in
our communities. You do this by raising sponsorship support from your friends,
family, co-workers and social networks. 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!
office when a
Thank you to Liturgy Team II
prepare our church environments for the weeks of Lent and for Holy Thursday and Good
Friday. Liturgy Team II
Today’s first reading reminds us that the early
Christians “devoted themselves to the teaching
of the apostles and to the communal life, to the
breaking of bread and to the prayers.”
Christians today are called to the same tasks;
some live out that calling as religious sisters and
brothers, as priests or as deacons. What about
you? Might God be calling you to a life of
service to the Body of Christ? If you think so,
FLC Chapel: ___________________
work on Holy Saturday and will continue through the season of Easter.
STEWARDSHIP BACK TO THE LORD
Queen Anne’s Chorale –
The Queen Anne’s Chorale is presenting this year’s Spring Concert on Saturday,
Honor your mother by having her remembered at the Masses on Mother’s Day
pick one up, fill out the intention envelope, and place it in the second collection this
weekend or next weekend. Or, if you receive offertory envelopes, you can use the
special envelope provided for this purpose in your envelope packet.
College, Wye Mills, MD. The ticket price is $15.00/adults and children (through
high school age) are admitted free.
number of “oldies” favorites including
You Anything But Love”.
member of the Chorale.
410-479-2395 or by e-mail at email@example.com.
Director of Priestly and Religious Vocations
To purchase advance tickets, please contact Sharon at
Holy Thursday/Social Min.
Good Friday/Holy Lands
PARISH COUNCIL SEEKING NOMINATIONS for MAY ELECTIONS
3 new members will
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
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.
Day of Prayer will be observed with a prayer service at Noon on May 4th
Martinak State Park (137 Deep
Baptist Church, 1120 Market St., Denton). For more information, visit
Rain location: Calvary