St. Matthew Catholic Churchst-matthew- 2017-11-17آ  Offertory Collection November 11th & November 12th

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  • St. Matthew Catholic Church 6090 Hypoluxo Road

    Lake Worth, FL 33463-7312 Phone: (561) 966-8878

    Website: www.St-Matthew-Church.com

    Reverend Clem Hammerschmitt, Pastor Reverend Leonard Dim, Parochial Vicar

    Deacon Andy Plucinski Deacon George White

    Deacon Robert Garamella

    Mass Schedule Saturday

    4:00 P.M. & 5:30 P.M.

    Sunday 7:45 A.M.- 9:00 A.M - 10:30 A.M.

    & 12 Noon

    Daily Mass

    Monday through Saturday 8:00 A.M.

    Confessions

    Saturday 3:15 P.M. - 3:45 P.M.

    Loving Hands Ministry Meets every Tuesday from

    10:00 A.M. to 12 noon in the parish center.

    St. Matthew Men’s Club Meets monthly at 7:30 P.M. every second

    Wednesday in the parish center.

    Parish Office: 6090 Hypoluxo Road

    Lake Worth FL 33463-7312 (561) 966-8878

    Office hours: Monday-Friday

    8:00 A.M. - Noon 1:00 P.M. - 4:00 P.M.

    Parish Secretaries

    James Schultz Dorothy Laudano

    Religious Education

    Debbie Whitlock Debbie@saintmatthewchurch.org

    (561) 966-1538

    Youth Ministry

    Suzanne McKay (561) 966-8878

    Council of Catholic Women

    Join us the third Tuesday of each month, September thru May for Mass at 7:00 P.M., followed by a 7:30 P.M. meeting and light refreshments.

    Are you registered in the parish? Please do not take for granted that you are registered in the parish just because you attend mass here. If we have no record of your parish membership it could be quite embarrassing to us, or to you or your family, when some- one wishes to make wedding plans, have a baby baptized, or if you have been asked to act as a sponsor for baptism or confirmation. Please fill out a census form, which is located at the entrances of the Multi Celebrational Building (MCB), and mail it to the parish office.

    Baptism

    Baptisms are celebrated on Sunday after the 12:00 Noon Mass. Parents must be registered and active members of the parish for at least three months. No confirmed dates are given before approval by the pastor. Contact the parish office two months in advance. Godparents must be confirmed, practicing, Roman Catholics and must obtain a sponsor certificate from their parish. In order to avoid disappointments, do not book travel plans with family, Godparents, etc. until a confirmed date has been assigned through the parish office (561) 966-8878.

    Marriages

    Notify the parish office at least four months in advance.

    Ministrations to the Sick

    We appreciate knowing when a parishioner is in the hospital or homebound. Please call the parish office.

    SHARING OUR GIFTS

    Autumn is the season for harvesting and sharing the fruits of our labors. This week's scriptures use images of the harvest, family life, pregnancy, and investment to describe the abundant harvest in the reign of God. We discover that sharing the gifts we have been given brings eternal rewards for everyone. In the Gospel parable a master entrusts his possessions to three servants before going on a journey. Each is given some talents. What they do with those talents determines what the master will do with them when he returns. How about us? What are we doing with our talents? How will our Master treat us when he returns?

    The woman who fears the LORD is to be praised (Proverbs 31:10-13, 19-20, 30-31).

    Blessed are those who fear the Lord

    (Psalm 128).

    Brothers and sisters, you are children of the light (1 Thessalonians 5:1-6).

    To all those who have, more will be given,

    and they will have an abundance (Matthew 25:14-30 [14-15, 19-21]).

  • MASSES FOR THE WEEK

    Saturday, November 18th 4:00 P.M. George & Rose Walter requested by their daughter Connie Hayes May & Dominic Villani 5:30 P.M. John Backhus requested by his Family Marion Ferreri requested by Sharon & Gene Mooney

    Sunday, November 19th 7:45 A.M. Schultz and Gillis Families requested by James & Patty Schultz Debra Anne Ring 9:00 A.M. Matthew & Mary Kwiatkowski requested by their daughter Joanne Springer Antone Nappi requested by the Manning Family Maria Martindale 10:30 A.M. Blase Capasso requested by his wife Joanne Capasso Gene Landry requested by his wife Claudette and Family 12:00 P.M. William Rochford requested by his Family Maria Martindale requested by the Mangan Family

    Monday, November 20th 8:00 A.M. Gertrudes Velasquez requested by the Family John Backhus requested by his Family

    Tuesday, November 21st 8:00 A.M. Diane Harper requested by her Aunt Katie Hooks and Family John Paul George 7:00 P.M. Jenny Hackett requested by St. Matthew Council of Catholic Women Wednesday, November 22nd 8:00 A.M. Charles Robbins 1st year Anniversary requested by the Barone Family Mr. & Mrs. Abel Narcisse requested by Chantale Thursday, November 23rd 8:00 A.M. Mary, Gene, and John Sullivan requested by the French Family For the Richard and Lajoie Families requested by their children Friday, November 24th 8:00 A.M. For the unborn and for vocations requested by the French Family Nicholas Mancuso requested by his parents Saturday, November 25th 8:00 A.M. Happy Birthday Yves Bonnet requested by Tania Poor and Forgotten Souls 4:00 P.M. May and Dominick Villani Alfonso & Clemencia Castro on their 53rd Wedding Anniversary 5:30 P.M. Father Ray Hubert requested by Gloria Salzarulo Don McCabe requested by his daughter Colleen Sunday, November 26th 7:45 A.M. Maria Cespedes requested by Jose & Belkis Cespedes Elba & Fernando Silva requested by their daughters 9:00 A.M. Sophie Tschernkowitsch requested by Karen & Linda Roets and Family Barbara Gozelski requested by Leonard & Melinda Mecca 10:30 A.M. Rose England requested by Theresa French and Family Salvatore Riggio requested by his Family 12:00 P.M. Joseph Dipalo requested by Theresa Yvette Marc requested by Stiverne & Junia Roc

  • Offertory Collection November 11th & November 12th

    $10,427.90 Second Collection

    November 11th & November 12th $3,028.35

    Building Mortgage

    Principal $1,857,117.46 Payment $0.00 Balance $1,857,117.46

    Please note: The first row of chairs are reserved for those who are handicapped. The celebrant of the mass should be the last to enter the church and the first to leave.

    Our advertisers subsidize the cost of our weekly bulletin, please patronize them and tell them you saw their ad.

    Thank you in advance for your generosity, and for your continued support of Saint Matthew Catholic Church.

    Second Collection

    November 25th & November 26th

    Mortgage/Debt Reduction

    Thank you in advance for your generosity.

    St. Ann’s Place Team 2 will be meeting on

    Monday, November 20th after the

    8:00 A.M. Mass.

    “300 CLUB” ENTRY FORM Name: ______________________________________________________ Address: ______________________________________________________ City: ______________________________________________________ Phone: ______________________________________________________ Suggested donation of $26.00 includes you in a weekly drawing which awards a $50.00 prize weekly for 26 weeks. At the end of the 26 weeks, there will be a drawing for $1,000.00; $350.00; $100.00; $50.00.

    Multiple entries per person accepted. Total entries limited to the first 300.

    2017 DIOCESAN SERVICES APPEAL (DSA) We have received $110,076. of our 2017 goal of

    $134,000. For additional information on the DSA, including program allocations, visit the diocesan website at:

    http:www.diocesepb.org/

    Bingo will Not be played on Thanksgiving evening, Thursday, November 23rd. Bingo will resume on Thursday, November 30th.

    Sponsorships Available

    Weekly Coffee & Donut available for $100. Monthly Pancake Breakfast available for $300

    Contact the Parish Office to reserve your week/month.

    The Parish Office will be closed on

    November 23rd & 24th.

    Happy Thanksgiving!

    300 Club Congratulations to Karen Straus, the 26th week’s winner of the 300 Club!

    Congratulations to our end of the 26 week drawing winners: $1,000 - Ted Raymond ● $350 - Dolores Guidi

    $100 - Connie Hayes ● $50 - Alice Swift

    Congratulations to Andrew and Meera Kinlock on the occasion of the Baptism of their daughter, Malini Patel-Kinlock.

    Welcome to our Parish Family!

  • Take Home a Chalice & Pray for Vocations

    Parish families are encouraged to receive a Chalice in their homes for one week to pray for vocations. What a wonderful way for your family to spend time together each day for one week praying for vocations to the consecrated life. Reserve your week by contacting the parish office.

    St. Matthew Church