St. Bartholomew 3601 Altamesa Fort Worth, Texas 76133 Parish office is located in the building on east side of church. CATHOLIC CHURCH “As the Father has sent me, so I send you.” Pentecost Sunday(B) May 24, 2015 Parish Mission: Mass Schedule Daily Schedule for May 25-29: Monday : Mass at 8:30a.m. Tuesday: Liturgy of the Word, 8:30a.m. Wednesday : Liturgy of the Word, 8:30a.m. ; Mass at 6:30p.m. Thursday: Mass at 12:10p.m. Friday: Mass at 8:30a.m.: Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament following Mass until 2 p.m. Weekend Masses: Saturday: 4:30 p.m. Mass—English Sunday: 9 a.m. - English; 11 a.m. - English; 1 p.m. - Spanish ; 3p.m. - Spanish A nursery is provided at the following Masses: 4:30 p.m. Saturday; 9 a.m., 11 a.m. & 1p.m. Sunday. Weekly Calendar/Calendario Semanal Sunday: May 24th Pentecost Sunday~ Domingo de Pentecostes Coffee and Donuts after 9a.m.and 11a.m. Masses in the church building, room 14 Spanish Choir Practice Spanish Men’s ’s ACTS Meeting, 2:15 p.m. in the Church building, room 14 Sunday Night Bible Study, 7p.m. in the church. This Bible study is led by Joe Winterling. All are welcome. Monday: 25th Mass at 8:30a.m. Office Closed in Observance of Memorial Day~ Oficina cerrada .Tuesday: 26th Sew Blessed Ministry, 11:00a.m. in the church building, room 14 Talleres de Oracion y Vida, 7p.m. in the Parish Life Center , room 2&4 Spanish 3p.m. Mass Choir practice , 6 p.m. in the church Estudio Biblica en Espanol , 7p.m. in the church building, room 14. This Bible study is led by John Contreras. Wednesday: 27th Men’s Morning Prayer Group. All men are welcome to join us at 6:00 a.m. in the church. Doors open at 5:30 a.m. Fr. John Robert’s 15th Anniversary of Ordination Celebration , Mass at 6:30p.m. followed by dinner in the Great Hall Hispanic Prayer Choir Practice, 7p.m. in the church building, room 23 Thursday: 28th Spanish Choir Rehearsal, 7:00p.m. in the church Spanish New EM meeting, 7p.m. in the church building, room 14 Young Adult Ministry , at the Texas Rangers Baseball Game . See info in bulletin Friday: 29th Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament, 9:15a.m-2:00p.m. in the church chapel Hispanic Prayer Group, 7 p.m. in the church building , room 14 Nueva Vida Retreat, 7:00 -9:00 p.m. in the Great Hall Saturday: 30th Nueva Vida Retreat, 8a.m.– 9:30p.m. in the Great Hall St. Augustine Group, email [email protected] Spanish Women’s ACTS , 9:00a.m. in the parish life center , room 15&17 Vacation Bible School Planning, 10a.m. in the Parish Life Center, room 13. All invited! Saturday Morning Bible Study, 9a.m. in the church building, room 14. This Bible study is led by Jerry Brannon Couples for Christ, 1p.m. in the Church building, room 14 Confessions/ Confesiones, 3p.m. in the chapel Next Sunday: 31st The Most Holy Trinity~ La Santisima Trinidad Special Collection: For the Victims of the Nepal Earthquake Nueva Vida Retreat, 8a.m.-4p.m. in the Great Hall Coffee and Donuts Spanish Choir Practice ACTS Meeting Marriage Enrichment Sunday Night Bible Study Daily Readings First Reading Responsorial Second Reading 1 Cor12:3b-7,12-13 Jn 20:19-23 Sunday Pentecost Sunday Acts 2:1-11 Ps 104:1,24,29-30,31,34 Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday 25th 26th 27th 28th 29th 30th Sir 17:20-24 Sir 35:1-12 Sir 36:1,4-5a,10-17 Sir 42:15-25 Sir 44:1,9-13 Sir 51:12cd-20 Ps 32:1-2,5-7 Ps 50:5-8,14,23 Ps 79:8-9,11,13 Ps 33:2-9 Ps 149:1b-6a,9b Ps 19:8-11 Dt 4:32-34,39-40 Ps 33:4-6,9,18-20,22 Next Sunday Most Holy Trinity Gospel Mk 10:17-21 Mk 10:28-31 Mk 10:32-45 Mk 10:46-52 Mk 11:11-26 Mk 11:27-33 Rom 8:14-17 Mt 28:16-20 Come , Holy Spirit, Come! Magnanimous Musings of Fr. John Robert Skeldon Happy Birthday, Church! Pentecost is the Church’s birthday. The Father birthed the Church into existence through the Son in the power of the Holy Spirit. The great Sequence of Pentecost is a powerful prayer invoking the Spirit to move us from pusillanimity to magnanimity. May it be our prayer as a Church. Come, Holy Spirit, come! And from your celestial home Shed a ray of light divine! Come, Father of the poor! Come, source of all our store! Come, within our bosoms shine. You, of comforters the best; You, the soul’s most welcome guest; Sweet refreshment here below; In our labor, rest most sweet; Grateful coolness in the heat; Solace in the midst of woe. O most blessed Light divine, Shine within these hearts of yours, And our inmost being fill! Where you are not, we have naught, Nothing good in deed or thought, Nothing free from taint of ill. Heal our wounds, our strength renew; On our dryness pour your dew; Wash the stains of guilt away: Bend the stubborn heart and will; Melt the frozen, warm the chill; Guide the steps that go astray. On the faithful, who adore And confess you, evermore In your sevenfold gift descend; Give them virtue’s sure reward; Give them your salvation, Lord; Give them joys that never end. Amen. Alleluia. Reflexión Magnánima de Padre John Robert Skeldon ¡Iglesia, Feliz cumpleaños! Pentecostés es el cumpleaños de la Iglesia. El Padre dio a luz a la Iglesia que existiría por medio del Hijo con el poder del Espíritu Santo. La gran Secuencia de Pentecostés es una poderosa oración invocando al Espíritu que nos cambiará de la pusilanimidad a la magnanimidad. Que sea nuestra oración como Iglesia. Ven, Dios Espíritu Santo, y envíanos desde el cielo tu luz, para iluminarnos. Ven ya, padre de los pobres, luz que penetra en las almas, dador de todos los dones. Fuente de todo consuelo, amable huésped del alma, paz en las horas de duelo. Eres pausa en el trabajo; brisa, en un clima de fuego; consuelo, en medio del llanto. Ven, luz santificadora, y entra hasta el fondo del alma de todos los que te adoran. Sin tu inspiración divina los hombres nada podemos y el pecado nos domina. Lava nuestras inmundicias, fecunda nuestros desiertos y cura nuestras heridas. Doblega nuestra soberbia, calienta nuestra frialdad, endereza nuestras sendas. Concede a aquellos que ponen en ti su fe y su confianza tus siete sagrados dones. Danos virtudes y méritos, danos una buena muerte y contigo el gozo eterno. Amén. Aleluya. Mark Your Calendar for the Connect to Christ Ministry Fair After the Masses on Saturday, June 6th in the Narthex and Sunday, June 7th in the Great Hall During this Season of Easter we are being called to Evangelize—to go out and spread the Good News through ministry to the church and outside the church. After the Masses on Saturday and Sunday, June 6th and 7th, you will have the opportunity to see what ministries we have at St. Bart’s and connect with people in those ministries. Pray that the Holy Spirit will guide you in spreading “The Joy of the Gospel”. John Michael Talbot Mission Tuesday, June 2, 2015 , 7p.m. Marque su Calendario para la Connect to Christ Feria de Ministerios Después de las misas del Sábado, 6 de Junio en el narthex y el Domingo, 7 de Junio en el gran salón Durante este tiempo de Pascua estamos llamados a evangelizar, a salir y a difundir la Buena Nueva a través del ministerio de la iglesia y fuera de la iglesia. Después de las misas del sábado 6 y el domingo 7, de junio, usted tendrá la oportunidad de ver los ministerios que tenemos en San Bartolomé y relacionarse con la gente ayudando en estos ministerios. Ore para que el Espíritu Santo lo guie a propagar "La Alegría del Evangelio". The Offices of Marriage and Family Life and Hispanic Ministry will be having a Bilingual Family Life Conference on Saturday, June 20, 2015 at Nolan Catholic High School in Fort Worth from 9 AM to 5 PM. The theme of the conference will be Love is Our Mission: The Family Fully Alive. This family-friendly event will offer faith sharing opportunities for the whole family, a series of short talks for children and adults, plenty of break time, lunch, a magic show, and Mass. Tickets are $25 per person or $40 per family, and may be purchased at the door or online. More information coming soon! Las Oficinas de Matrimonio y Vida Familiar y el Ministerio Hispano tendrán una Conferencia Bilingüe Vida Familiar el Sábado, 20 de junio 2015 en la Nolan Catholic High School en Fort Worth de 9 am. a 5 pm. El tema de la conferencia será “El amor es Nuestra Misión: La Familia Plenamente Viva”. Este evento familiar ofrecerá oportunidades para compartir la fe con toda la familia, una serie de charlas cortas para niños y adultos, tiempos de descanso, la comida, un espectáculo de magia, y la Misa. Los boletos cuestan $ 25 por persona o $ 40 por familia, y se pueden comprar en la puerta, con algún representante o en línea. No Reservations. No tickets sold. First come seating. To find out more about his ministry see the following links: www.JohnMichaelTalbot.com - This is his official website. www.facebook.com/JohnMichaelTalbot - This is his official Facebook page where he posts daily Gospel Reflections and interacts with his fans! Vocation Awareness Program on June 26-28, 2015 at the University of Dallas. This weekend is completely free for participants (ages 18 to 40) with no pressure or obligation to pursue any particular vocation or follow-up activity. A wonderful opportunity for questions and discernment! www.dallasvocations.org Dios y Yo Conferencia de ;a Teología del Cuerpo Sábado, 6 Junio, 2015, 8a.m.-7p.m., Iglesia Immaculate Concepción, Grand Prairie, TX. Para más infomación y para conseguir boletos por favor llame al 972-264-1711 o entre al sitio providadedallas.org Come Celebrate Fr. John Robert is celebrating his 15th Anniversary of Ordination on Wednesday, May 27th. All are invited to come celebrate at the 6:30p.m. Mass and then continue the celebration at a wonderful Bar-B-Q dinner in the Great Hall. Ven a Celebrar El Padre John Robert está celebrando su 15 Aniversario de Ordenación, el miércoles, 27 de mayo. Todos están invitados a venir a celebrar la Misa las 6:30 pm y luego continuaremos la fiesta en una maravillosa cena Bar-B-Q en el Gran Salón. Special Collection Next Week, May 30-31 for the victims of the Nepal Earthquake. Please be generous. Coffee and Donuts after the 9a.m. and 11a.m. Masses. If you would like to volunteer to help with Coffee and Donuts call Shane Chubbs at 214-914-5636 TE INVITAMOS AL PROXIMO CURSO DE NUEVA VIDA AQUI EN NUESTRA PARROQUIA DE ST BART’S, LOS DIA VIERNES 29 DE MAYO DE 7.PM--9.PM, SABADO 30 DE MAYO DE 8.AM---9:30.PM Y DOMINGO 31 DE MAYO DE 8.AM---4.PM.PARA MAS INFORMACION DE LLAMAR A NENA PARRA AL 682-472-7129 O MARTHA HDNZ AL 817-938-9590 Save the Date : VBS (Vacation Bible School) (Grades 1-5) July 20-24, 2015 Vacation Bible School is always needing lots of volunteers. If you can help they are having a planning meeting Saturday, May 30th at 10a.m. in the par ish life center , r oom 13. This year’s theme is SON SPARK LABS. At the amazing SonSpark Labs , children will explore God’s life-changing plan as they find out the answers to life’s most important questions. They will discover that God loves them and that through Jesus they can be members of God’s family and personally experience God’s plan for each of us— GP4U=J! BULLETIN DEADLINE THIS WEEK: WEDNESDAY, 10a.m. Sacrament of Baptism (newborns - age 6): Parents requesting the Sacrament of Baptism should be either living within parish boundaries or be registered in the parish. Parents and godparents are expected to attend a baptism class for an infant to be baptized. Parents are required to bring a signed photocopy of the child’s state-registered birth certificate to the baptism class. Godparents who are not registered at St. Bartholomew must provide a letter from their parish which verifies that they meet the godparent requirements. All paperwork must be turned into the office before scheduling your child’s baptism date. The next class will be 7 p.m. on Thursday, June 11th in the church hall. Call the office to sign up for this class. Parents also need to call the office if you need to use the nursery while attending this class. For more information, call Art and Cecilia Villa 817-292-3897. The next English Baptism ceremony will be Saturday, June 6th at 10 a.m. in the church for those who have attended the class. Sacramento del Bautismo (Recién nacidos hasta 6 años): Los padres que soliciten el bautismo deben vivir dentro de los límites de la parroquia o ser miembros registrados. Los papas y los padrinos deben asistir a una clase pre-bautismales. Por favor pase a la oficina parroquial para obtener el paquete con la información y formas necesarias antes de asistir a la clase pre-bautismal. Los padrinos que no estén registrados en San Bartolomé deben proporcionar una carta de su parroquia en donde verifique que están registrados y que cumplen con los requisitos para ser padrinos. Necesita entregar una fotocopia del certificado de nacimiento del bebe emitido por el estado. La próxima clase de bautismo en español será en el edificio de la iglesia, el jueves 18 de junio a las 7 p.m. Si no trae todos los documentos necesarios no podrá tomar la clase. Habrá cuidado de niños disponible. Los bautismos en español se realizan el primer sábado de cada mes a las 11 a.m. La próxima fecha para bautismo en español será sábado, junio 6 a 11 a.m., en la iglesia. Sacrament of Confirmation: Students wishing to prepare for this Sacrament must be in 11th grade and are expected to be in religious education (i.e. YSN, bible study or religion class at school) for one year before registering for Confirmation. Anew class will be starting in August. Para la Confirmación el próximo año, se va a requerir un año de educación religiosa (YSN) antes de inscribirse para la Confirmación. Un adolescente que necesita recibir la Confirmación y las clases posteriores debe inscribirse y asistir regularmente al programa YSN un año previo a las clases de Confirmación. Sacrament of Matrimony: Please call Deacon Gary Brooks at least six months before you wish to marry. Sacrament of Reconciliation/Confesiones: Saturday: 3-4 p.m. in the chapel. YOUNG ADULT MINISTRY (YAM) NEWS Thursday, May 28 , our monthly social event with be a group trip to the Texas Rangers-Boston Red Sox baseball game, 7:05. We will meet at Sherlock's Baker St. Pub and Grill, 254 Lincoln Square, Arlington at 5:45, eat, and ride the shuttle to the game or you can get your tickets ahead of time and meet us at the stadium. Please RVSP by contacting Blanca 682-241-4043, Jimmy 817307-5415 or John 817-791-4630 . Thursday June 4th- summer planning meeting, Parish Life Center room 11 7:00 p.m. -8:30 p.m. Our June social will be a swim party Saturday, June 27th at John and Rene's. Mark your calendars for summer fun and fellowship. All 18-35 year olds are invited to join us on Thursdays at 7p.m. in the Parish Life Center. Check us out on the St. Bart’s Website. It’s a great way to meet other young people who are believers. Summer Cycle - St. John Paul II Institute Ciclo de Verano - Instituto San Juan Pablo II The St. John Paul II Institute, the diocesan lay ministry formation program, will hold its annual Summer Cycle June 1325. All lay ministers are welcome to attend the Saturday work- Don’t forget to Register your Kroger Plus Card. Get a Kroger Plus Card at the store. Then go to www.KrogerCommunityRewards.com, sign into your account or create one. Go to Community Rewards, SVPD organization # 94395, then SVPD– St. Bart’s Conference and save. NO olviden de registrar su tarjeta de Kroger Plus Card. Obtén una tarjeta de Kroger Plus Card en la tienda. Después ve al www.KrogerCommunityRewards.com, entra a tu cuenta o crea una. Vete a Go to Community Rewards, SVPD organization # 94395, then SVPD- St. Bart’s Conference y salvalo. COUNSELING SERVICES AT ST. BARTHOLOMEW’S CHURCH Pamela Stuntz Ph.D., LMFT-Associate is partnering with St. Bartholomew’s church to provide affordable counseling to children, adolescents, adults, couples and families through sliding scale counseling based on family household and income. Pamela Stuntz has been a member of the parish since 1986, earning her Ph.D. from TCU in Behavioral Neuroscience where she taught for 12 years before earning her counseling credentials from Texas Wesleyan. St. Bartholomew’s church is generously providing office space in room 19 of the Church Building for Pamela Stuntz Counseling LLC, which is a private practice, and she is not in the employ of the church or the diocese. Pamela Stuntz Counseling LLC will open May 20th for appointments. For more information, please call (817) 253-2013 or email at [email protected] shops and everyone is invited to the weekday lectures. Admission to all events is free although if pre-registration for the workshops is not made, there will be a $5 service fee at the door. 2015 Featured Speakers: Msgr. Don Fischer of the Diocese of Dallas and Fr. Brian Pierce, O.P., of the Dominican Priory at the University of Dallas.. For more information see the Diocese website: www. fwdioc.org El Instituto San Juan Pablo II presentará su programa anual "Ciclo de Verano" del 13 al 25 de junio. Todos los ministros laicos de la diócesis están invitados a asistir en los talleres del día sábado y todos los fieles pueden aprovecharse de las charlas durante la semana. La entrada a todos los eventos será gratis excepto por una cuota si el participante de un taller no se inscribe con anticipación. Los presentadores destacados este año son el padre Brian Pierce del Convento de los Dominicos en Irving y el monseñor Don F ischer de la Diócesis de Dallas. Knights of Columbus Council #2813 Monday, May 25th— Memorial Day Annual Patriotic Rosary at 7:00p.m. at St. Francis Village. . Tuesday, May 26th - Presbyterian Night Shelter Sandwich Making Evening at 7p.m. at St. Francis Village The Catholic Campus Ministry at UT Arlington is having a Garage Sale June 5-6. All proceeds go to support our Awakening Retreat program. The more funds we raise the more affordable this life changing retreat is for the students of UTA and TCC. We are accepting donations now. For more information please call Jeff Hedglen at 817-320-2014. Pick up of donations can be arranged. Donations may be dropped off at the campus center at 1010 Benge 76013 Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 1:00-5:00. OPEN YOUR HEART AND HOME to a Christian exchange student from Germany & Spain for the coming 2015-2016 school year Volunteer host families (with or without children) as well as single people are needed to provide food, a bed and a loving home for the coming school year, one or two semesters, starting in August. EMF students have medical insurance, spending money for their personal expenses and expect to share their host family’s daily life including household responsibilities. They speak English, are well-screened and eager to experience life in America. Their stay here is sponsored and supervised by EMF (Educational Merit Foundation), a nonprofit, educational exchange program. It is not too late to apply. For more information on EMF students, please call Marie -Claude Dijoud now at 1-800-467-8363 or visit our web site at www.emfusa.org Welcome Newcomers Jorge & Claudia Campos Juan Martinez Victor & Maria Rodriguez Valerie Duran Jose & Maribel Ramirez Ricardo & Claudia Zermeño Staff Fr. John Robert Skeldon, Pastor Fr. Hector Medina, Parochial Vicar Gary Brooks, Deacon Pastoral Associate, [email protected] Reyes Tello Jr, Deacon John Coe, Deacon Sister Yolanda Pineda, MCSH Coordinator of Hispanic Ministry SUMMER in the YOUTH ROOM! On Wednesdays all summer long, starting May 27th, from 6:30-8:45p.m. all youth grades 7-12 are invited to come hangout in the Youth Room. Bring games, game systems, music, and snacks to share. Camp Fort Worth We only have 8 slots for each camp. They are filling up fast. Sign Up Soon! Two Camps: June 21-26 at St. Mary in Gainesville and July 19-24 at St. Vincent de Paul in Arlington. This is a time for incoming 10th graders thru graduated seniors to encounter the Father’s love as never before through service work, Mass, friendship, prayer, praise and worship, and contact with the poor of our diocese. The cost is $101 and as always don’t let cost keep you from coming, scholarship money is available. See Eric for more info and forms. DCYC July 10-12 for High School Youth only. The Annual Diocesan Catholic Youth Conference Cost is $110, assistance is available to help with the cost. Call Eric ASAP! Parish Office: 817-292-7703 FAX Number: 817-292-2568 Office Hours: Monday-Thursday: 9 a.m.-8:00p.m. Friday: 9a.m.-2p.m. Sunday: 9a.m.-3p.m. E-mail: [email protected] Website: http://www.stbartsfw.org Deacon Brooks’ Residence: 817-238-1869 Office Staff: 817-292-7703 Linda Dinsmore, Office Manager Olivia DeLeon, Bookkeeper (Bilingual) Karen Amaya , Secretary (Bilingual) Bertha Olmos, Secretary (Bilingual) Maria Keña Rivera, Secretary (Bilingual) Marie Tamulevicz, Secretary Lenora Thompson, Secretary/Data Entry Communications Director & Facilities Coordinator: Cheryl Brooks: 817-292-7703 e-mail: [email protected] Director of Religious Education Charlie Gappa: 817-966-2378 CCD Office: 817-288-4005 CCD E-mail: [email protected] Maintenance Dan Patterson: 817-361-8720 Minister of Music Michael Sawey: 817-292-7703 e-mail: [email protected] Nursery Director Teri Kolodechik: 817-292-8748 Youth Minister Eric Hernandez: 817-480-5471 e-mail: [email protected] Annulments Deacon Gary Brooks Ministry to the Sick Pat Ward: 817-294-0954 Call Pat or the parish office for hospital or home visits. On Sundays the Eucharist will be brought to those who desire it. Prison Ministry Ed Brady: 817-309-3302 Service Committee: Call Cheryl Brooks at the Office Spanish Marriage Enrichment: Abel & Bertha Olmos: 817-201-6336 St. Vincent de Paul Society Food Pantry: 817-361-8420 Hours: MWF, 1-4 p.m.; Th,6:00-8:00p.m. Sat, 9-11 a.m.; Tues & Sun--closed Thank you to all who are making electronic contributions through Faith Dire your banking institution. Please be advised that you will no longer be receivi envelopes through the mail from Cathedral Corporation after May. Be assur that you are still an active registered member of the parish.
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