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Saint Paul Parish

A Pennsylvania Charitable Trust A Parish of the Diocese of Greensburg

820 Carbon Road Greensburg, PA 15601

"While they were eating, he took bread, said the blessing, broke it, gave it to them, and said, 'Take it; this is my body.' Then he took a cup, gave thanks, and gave it to them, and they all drank from it. He said to them, 'This is my blood of the covenant, which will be shed for many.'" Lord Jesus Christ, you gave us the Eucharist as the memorial of your suffering and death. May our worship of this sacrament of your body and blood help us to experience the salvation you won for us and the peace of the kingdom where you live with the Father and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.

June 2, 2013 Parish Staff

Father Thomas A. Federline ........................ Pastor Marie Konopka ......................... Director of Liturgy Sue Craig ...............Coordinator of Faith Formation Jason Stanislaw........Director of Evangelization and ...............................Youth Ministry Ginny Buzzard ........................... Business Manager Patricia Seder ........................................... Secretary John Odrey ....................... Director of Maintenance

The Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ Parish Directory

Church:.........................................724-834-6880 Church Fax: .................................724-834-1492 Church Email:.................... [email protected] Web Site: ................www.churchofsaintpaul.org Ladies of Charity .........................724-216-5015 St. Vincent de Paul.......................724-420-3279 Aquinas Academy:.......................724-834-7940 Baptism: Call the Church office four months before birth. Weddings: Call the Church office at least six months in advance New Parishioners: You are warmly welcomed to the Parish. You may register by calling the Parish Office. Moving: Please notify the office immediately. Bulletin Deadline: Monday, 12:00 Noon.

Parish Office Hours

Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 noon 1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Mass Schedule

Masses: Daily: Saturday Vigil: 5:00 p.m. Sunday: 8:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m. Monday thru Friday at 8:00 a.m.

Reconciliation: Saturday at 3:30 p.m.

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The Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ

Spiritual Adoption Program

MONTH 8 ­ "I like to listen to my Mommy's voice!"

June 2, 2013

APPRECIATING THE EUCHARIST

For centuries today's feast was called Corpus Christi (the Body of Christ) and was observed on the Thursday after Trinity Sunday. In many countries it has now been moved to Sunday, so that more people may participate in its celebration. In its present form, the liturgy of this day focuses our attention on the meaning of the Eucharist that we celebrate so often. Today's reading from Genesis tells how "Melchizedek, king of Salem, brought out bread and wine" and prayed over Abram. Though it took place nearly two thousand years before Jesus, this event has long been used by the Church as an ancient foreshadowing of the Eucharist. The reading from Paul's Letter to the Corinthians is the same one we hear proclaimed on Holy Thursday, retelling the story of the first blessing and sharing of bread and wine at the Last Supper. Luke's tale of the miraculous feeding of the crowd in today's Gospel is also clearly intended to evoke the Eucharist. Thus today's readings give us three opportunities to deepen our appreciation of the Body and Blood of Christ.

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Now your spiritually adopted baby is finished developing and is concentrating on gaining weight; she might be making her mother uncomfortable with her size. She will need a layer of fat to help her stay warm after she leaves the perfect temperature inside her mother's womb. For some weeks now she has recognized her mother's voice. In a short time, her baby will be born. Your baby's mother appreciated the prayers you have said for her and her baby throughout the pregnancy. It has not been easy, but your prayers have given her the grace she needed to bring her baby to term.

CONGRATULATIONS GRADUATES!!!

Congratulations to all our high school and college graduates! May God bless each of you as you celebrate this milestone in your lives.

TRASH `N TREASURE

The Trash `n Treasure Committee reminds parishioners to keep in mind this year's event as you do your spring cleaning. We do not accept clothing, encyclopedias, college textbooks, tires, console televisions, stereos, computer equipment (except laptops or flat screens), cabinet sewing machines, or anything with Freon. Christmas trees will be accepted. This year's sale will take place July 18-21 with a "Bag Sale" on July 22. The first day on which donations will be accepted is Monday, June 3, from 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. in the Parish Hall. Items may also be dropped off on Monday evenings from 6-8 p.m. Note that donations are not being accepted on Fridays. Volunteers will be needed Mon.--Thurs. from 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. (starting June 3) until Trash `n Treasure weekend. Mark your calendar now and see if you can donate some of your time and talent in organizing for this event.

WHEN THE SAINTS COME MARCHING IN!

Step into summer Vacation Bible School where the focus will be on the Saints who lived lives full of adventure, courage, daring, sacrifice and mystery. Learn how ordinary men and women did extraordinary things and became known as saints. Vacation Bible School will be offered on Wed., June 19 and Thurs., June 20 from 9 a.m.-2p.m. at St. Bruno Church from kindergarten to grade 5. Registration forms are in the vestibule of the church.

APOLOGETICS classes resume beginning Thurs., June

6, from 1:30--3:00 p.m. OR 6:00 -7:30 in the Sullivan Room as we discuss Atheism and New Age movements. Learn the classic Proofs for the existence of God, the logical flaws of modern philosophies, and how to answer tough questions often posed by Atheists. A $5.00 donation will be accepted for the course booklet. Please register in the Narthex of the Church or contact Jason at 724-834-6880 ext. 16 or email [email protected]

SAINT ANTHONY NOVENA

A nine-day Novena to St. Anthony will start on Wed., June 5 and conclude Thurs., June 13. Novena flyers with special prayers seeking the intercession of St. Anthony are available in the vestibule.

NEW ALTAR SERVERS

We will begin training new Altar Servers this summer. Any student entering 5th Grade and above in the fall who is interested in serving should call Mrs. Konopka at the Parish Office by June 10.

DISCOVERING CHRIST LEADERSHIP MEETING

will be held Tues. June 11, 6-7:30pm in the Sullivan Room. Join us if you are interested in helping to prepare to implement this Evangelization series here at St. Paul's. Come find out what its all about! Contact Jason for details 724-8346880 ext. 16, [email protected]

CHOOSE LIFE

"Can a mother forget the child of her womb?" God

asks through an Old Testament prophet. The answer then, as now, is "No." This is why so many women lead tortured lives after agreeing to the death of the child within her womb. All the pre-abortion talk about "choice" and "your future" are little comfort to those who only after the abortion realize the enormity of what has been lost. Please pray....for the many in positions of authority who have not grasped the significance of abortion on demand, that their eyes may be opened.

Discovering Christ!

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Sunday--June 2 Rosary Altar Society prays Rosary--7:30 a.m. Monday - June 3 St. Vincent de Paul--7 p.m.--Sullivan Wednesday ­ June 5 Rosary - 12:15 p.m. & 5:00 p.m. - Church Boy Scouts--7 p.m.--Pavilion Reg. Holy Spirit Prayer Group--7 p.m.--Sullivan Saturday - June 8 Men's Fellowship--7 a.m.--Sullivan

Heroes For HIM

Youth (Grades 6-12) 6:30-8:00 p.m.

June 23rd - Family swim at St Vincent College from 2-4

p.m. Bring your family, bring a friend There is NO COST. Just show up to have some fun.

June 15/16, 2013 CALENDAR OF CARING

DIAPERS (all sizes), BABY WIPES, BABY CLOTHING (newborn to 18 months)

for Catholic Charities

PRAY THE ROSARY

We invite our parishioners and neighbors to come and pray the Rosary in Church:

Wednesdays at 12:15 p.m. Wednesdays (all four Mysteries) 5:00-6:20 p.m. 1st Sunday of every month at 7:30 a.m. led by the Saint Paul Rosary Altar Society

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Worldwide Marriage Encounter makes good marriages GREAT! Weekends are scheduled throughout the year and the next one is in July. Get the info by calling 412-6357775 or visit YourMarriageIsWorthIt.org. Catholic Engaged Encounter is an opportunity for Christian couples to prepare for a lifetime commitment in a sacramental marriage. If you desire a loving, faithful, permanent and life-giving marriage, consider attending a Catholic Engaged Encounter weekend. This marriage preparation program presents a comprehensive, up-close and personal look at marriage. For info, please call George and Pat Ziringer at 724-335-4966 or visit www.engagedencounter.org. The next scheduled weekends will be held in Greensburg on June 21-23, and Nov. 1-3. In a troubled marriage? Retrouvaille has helped 10's of thousands; it can help you. For confidential information about or to register for the program beginning with a weekend on July 12-14, 2013, contact Retrouvaille at 412-2773434 or e-mail [email protected] More information is available at www.helpourmarriage.com. CAR CRUISE, SPAGHETTI OR GNOCCHI DINNER, ANTIQUE APPRAISAL, THEME BASKET BOOTH. Entertainment by DJ Doug on Sun., June 23 from 11 AM to 4:30 PM at St. James Church, New Alexandria. Car Cruise registration begins at 11 AM. First 100 cars receives Dash Plaque, Pastor's Pick and People's Trophies Awards. Other Events Outdoors. Instant Bingo, 50/50 Raffles, Lottery Tickets, Sandwiches, Desserts, Refreshments.

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Stewardship is opening our hearts, schedules, and hands to others--being available and willing to listen and give our time and our love. Those we give to can be neighbors, fellow parishioners, as well as those who are hurting. UPCOMING SECOND COLLECTION

June 23--Local Charities June 30--Peter's Pence & Support for the Holy See

DIOCESAN LENTEN APPEAL

Goal: $ 60,000 Actual: $ 55,239 - 92% of Goal Parish Pledges: 359 - 26% of Parishioners Weekly Budget Need $10,200.00 Year-to-Date Budget Need $489,600.00 Actual Weekly Offering 5/26/13 $ 8,423.00 Year-to-Date Actual $467,684.00 Difference This Week -$1,777.00 Year-to-Date Difference -$21,916.00

No. of families receiving envelopes: 847 Number of envelopes used this week: 368

LITURGICAL MINISTERS

Saturday June 8, 2013­ 5:00 p.m. Extraordinary Ministers: Bob Chappell, Rob DePasquale, Sharon Highberger, Paul Whalen, Jackie Noll Lector: Patricia Wollam-Mason Altar Servers: Ayla & Mitchell Sarsfield ****************************************************** Sunday, June 9, 2013 - 8:00 a.m. Extraordinary Ministers: Stephanie & Jeff Peterinelli, Tom Adams, Joan Ulishney, Jerry Hanley Lector: Jim Sherin Altar Servers: Caleb & Noah Ficerai-Garland ****************************************************** Sunday, June 9, 2013 - 10:00 a.m. Extraordinary Ministers: Cheryl & Dave Ream, Tom Myers, Megan Craig, Pete Brinza Lector: Lil Head Altar Servers: Jarret Ream, Brian Gralluzzo

TODAY'S READINGS

First Reading -- Melchizedek brought out bread and wine and blessed Abram (Genesis 14:18-20). Psalm -- You are a priest forever, in the line of Melchizedek (Psalm 110). Second Reading -- Paul gives his description of the institution of the Eucharist (1 Corinthians 11:23-26). Gospel -- Jesus spoke to the crowd about the kingdom of God and then fed them with five loaves and two fish (Luke 9:11b-17).

The English translation of the Psalm Responses from the Lectionary for Mass © 1969, 1981, 1997, International Commission on English in the Liturgy Corporation. All rights reserved.

READINGS FOR THE WEEK

Monday: Tuesday: Wednesday: Thursday: Friday: Saturday: Sunday: Tb 1:3; 2:1b-8; Ps 112:1b-2, 3b-6; Mk 12:1-12 Tb 2:9-14; Ps 112:1-2, 7-9; Mk 12:13-17 Tb 3:1-11a, 16-17a; Ps 25:2-5ab, 6-7bc, 8-9; Mk 12:18-27 Tb 6:10-11; 7:1bcde, 9-17; 8:4-9a; Ps 128:1-5; Mk 12:28-34 Ez 34:11-16; Ps 23:1-6; Rom 5:5b-11; Lk 15:3-7 Tb 12:1, 5-15, 20; 1 Sm 2:1, 4-8abcd; Lk 2:41-51 1 Kgs 17:17-24; Ps 30:2, 4-6, 11-13; Gal 1:11-19; Lk 7:11-17

PRAYER CHAIN LEADERS

Philomena Lillie...................................724-832-8521 Audrey & Mike Lucotch........................724-834-2113 Prayer Chain is activated on Tuesday! Call any Chain Leader to add your intention!

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June 2, 2013 In Memory of Angelo & Mary Curiale

(Matt Curiale)

Saturday ­ 5:00 p.m. Sunday ­ 8:00 a.m. 10:00 a.m.

June 1--St. Justin Don Leonard

(St. Paul Funeral Choir)

June 2--The Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ Living & Deceased Members of the Parish Anthony Giallonardo & Dec. Mem. of Vesco Families

(B. Giallonardo & Family)

Monday-- 8:00 a.m. Tuesday -- 8:00 a.m. Wednesday ­ 8:00 a.m. Thursday -- 8:00 a.m. Friday -- 8:00 a.m. Saturday ­ 5:00 p.m. Sunday ­ 8:00 a.m. 10:00 a.m.

June 3-- St. Charles Lwanga and Companions Philomena Greco Antrilli

(Charlotte Pederson)

June 4-- Weekday Mary & Dominic Marnell

(Children)

June 5-- St. Boniface Paul & Rose Farber

(Ross & Rose Farber)

June 6--St. Norbert Walter Lucas

(Anthony & Louise Zello)

June 7--The Most Sacred Heart of Jesus James & Fran Damico

(Teresa & Patti Peterinelli)

June 8--The Immaculate Heart of the Blessed Virgin Mary Dec. Mem. of Giallonardo & Mann Families

(Rock & Marge Giallonardo)

June 9--10th Sunday in Ordinary Time Living & Deceased Members of the Parish George E. Palko

(Ottavia & Family)

HEALING MASS June 12 - St. Richard, Gibsonia

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