June 7, 2015 - St. Brendan the Navigator Roman Catholic Church

Saint Brendan Catholic Church
Shallotte, North Carolina
The Most Holy Body and Blood Of Christ
(Corpus Christi) June 7, 2015
Welcome your Parishioners and Neighbors that
joined in May!
Winding River
Ocean Isle
Calabash Lakes
Reflections on the Readings
“Blood is thicker than water.” We recognize that family
relationships imply family loyalty. Common history and
common origins mean that we share a common bond.
Today’s readings focus on the obligations and relationships
formed because of blood bond. To share a common history
is to live a common life.
In the passage from Exodus, Moses returns from the
mountain and reports God’s demands for a covenant
relationship with the Chosen People. Moses obtains the
people’s commitment and then symbolizes that bond linking
Israel with Yahweh. He writes the terms of the relationship
and erects an altar and twelve pillars. Only after reading the
terms does Moses sprinkle the people with blood. The end
result is the creation of a new family.
The only day on which the high priest could enter the Holy of
Holies of the Jerusalem Temple was the Day of Atonement
(Yom Kippur). The high priest atoned for the sins of his
household by using the blood of a bullock. He atoned for the
sins of the people by sprinkling the blood of both the bullock
and a goat in the Holy of Holies, thus keeping alive the bond
between God and Israel. The author of Hebrews sees Good
Friday as the Day of Atonement. Jesus’ own blood makes
possible our entrance into the heavenly sanctuary.
Today’s gospel links Jesus’ death with Israel’s great feast of
liberation, the Passover. At the first Passover, the blood on
the doorpost prevented the death of the firstborn. The bread
broken at the Last Supper symbolizes the disciples’ sharing
in Jesus’ self-offering. Drinking from the cup of his blood
creates a new and dynamic common bond.
The Eucharist is a precious experience. Its very nature
implies a bond with God and with the community. Our
destinies are intertwined. We cannot be loners for blood is a
common bond.
Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ,
As we approach the anniversary of our nation’s
independence, we express our thanksgiving to God
for the blessings of our religious liberty, which
guarantees that we may freely exercise our religious
convictions. We do so joining other people of faith in
our nation, who provide many contributions which are
essential to the common good of our society.
In witnessing to this priceless gift of faith, I invite you
to join me for the celebration of Mass in honor of the
Fortnight for Freedom on Thursday, June 25, 2015, at
St. Joseph Catholic Church in Raleigh, beginning at
6pm, followed by a picnic on the parish grounds
hosted by the Knights of Columbus. I also encourage
you to visit our Diocesan website for more
information, which may be accessed at the following
link: www.dioceseofraleigh.org/fortnight-for-freedom.
As we now renew our gratitude to God for the
protections which religious freedom affords us and
society, may Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception,
Patroness of the Diocese of Raleigh and of the United
States of America, guide and direct our efforts on
behalf of our great nation, now and always.
Sincerely in Christ,
Michael F. Burbidge
Most Reverend Michael F. Burbidge
Bishop of Raleigh
Parish Council Meeting - June 10.
If you or a loved one is admitted to the hospital,
nursing home/assisted living facility, etc. you or your
family must contact the nearest church.
Brunswick – St. Brendan
New Hanover – Chaplain’s Office
Dosher – Sacred Heart
Grand Strand – St. Andrew
Loris – St. James
Sea Coast - Star of the Sea
Michael & Karyn Ducey
Joseph and Christine Cataudella
Nancy O’Grady
Only 36 more Mortgage payments!!
Amount Saved due to early
payments on the mortgage:
Building Loan as of this
month our total debt is
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Saint Brendan Catholic Church
Shallotte, North Carolina
Masses for the Week
† Jim O’Shea
† Patrick & Mary McCann
St. Brendan Parishioners
† Edward Delahunty
Eucharist Service
† Jeannine Salone
† Jeannine Salone
† Jeannine Salone
† Bill Ohge, Jr.
† Frederick S. Dilley
† Helen Peckowitz
St. Brendan Parishioners
† Katherine & Dean Sanders
Next Week’s Readings
June 14, 2015
11th Sunday In Ordinary Time
Ezekiel 17:22-24
2 Corinthians 5:6-10
Mark 4:26-34
Communion for the Sick & Homebound
contact Ann McGahran ext. 28 or Deacon Bob
ext. 28 if you know someone who would like to
receive Communion at home.
Attention New Parishioners!
Welcome to St. Brendan Catholic Church. If you
are new to the area, we would like you to choose
St. Brendan as your Parish Family.
Registration forms are on the Stewardship Desk
in the Gathering Space. Please complete the
form and place in the collection basket or mail:
St. Brendan Catholic Church
P.O. Box 2984 Shallotte, N.C. 28459
The Most Holy Body and Blood Of Christ
(Corpus Christi) June 7, 2015
Please pray for Our Family and Friends
Ayisha Marawi Hohl
Joe Konen
Carmen Barros
Glenn Petrucci
Dan Stennett
Annie Labagh
Richard Riley
Rod Fagert
Brenda Noll
Christopher Hylton
Laurie Van Riper
Greg Woods
Ruth Tromblay
Shawn Martin
Phyllis Buskirik
Sean Neumann
The Sullivan Family
Daniel Mulcahy
Meg Willmann
Colleen Puntello
Linda O’Neill
Debbie Wamsley
Emma Broughton
Delores Kozel
Joan Auray
Adele Hordan
Vera M. Powell
Kim Barros
Cira Cole
Fr. William Lascelles
Krystal Churchwell
Mary Carmody
Mary Ann Molini
Amanda Plumner
Lisa Ober
Melissa Zobel
Tammy Street
Rose Davignon
Pat Wagner
Jennifer McMillan
Lindsay Wilharm
Didia Brady
Olivia Dunn
Chuck Gibson
Bill Taylor
Gene Cox
Marie Tyler
Carolena Nickles
Bette Hofmann
Dom Di Maio
Chris Oliver
Paul Whitehouse
Stella Kielb
Jason Del Pezzo
Michael Maggiore
Solomon Goulet
Patricia Fontana
Maggie Kaintz
Deborah Ritchie
Raymond Normandy
Joy Jordan
Brandon Snyder
Jane Krieger
Jean Mulcahy
Mary McManus
Karen De Bernardis
Gary Gingeresky
Jack Morrison
Larry Poitras
Louise Norton
Tommy Pephel
Caz Zukowski
Gina Sullivan
Aaron Alonso
Maria Cistulli
Tom Hutchin
Crystal Basil
Mary Elizabeth Zink
Diane Ovadek
George Carpenter
Bernice Fox
Hazel Zacofsky
Clement McDonald
Teresa Ann Costin
Judy Unterberger
Vicky Lewis
Jennifer Bryant
Joan Gilbert
Bonnie Bryan
Mary Ann Comiskey
Charlotte Sweeney
Ethel McDonald
Alice Minneci
LCPL Brendan Churchwell
Gina De Cotiis
Andrew Taylor
Lynn Maglione Gregor
Liam Orlando
Louise Troy
Carmel Kealy
Joseph Leslie
The Malone Family
Caroline Lescenski
Betty Kaintz
Bridget McGuire
Frank DiBello
Christine Miles
Ray Delotell
Alexa, Curtis & Evan Paton
Keira Rose Flynn
Carolyn Arney
Steve Martin
Pat Dailey
Lauren Dunipace
Ron Sarko
Frank Massa
Stanley Zukowski
Tip Heffner
Donna Maria Kaminskas
Carolyn Turnwald
Helen Fairman
Keri Chavez
Karen Long
Sr. Carol Beairsto Rgs.
Carol & Lauren Caldera
Dianne Fentress
Paul Lixon
Vicky Lewis
Dee Goodrich
JoAnn Behr
Ronald Young
Constance (Pat) Evans
Mary Pouliot
Karen Cohan
Tom Waldron
Betty Hess
Karen Nittoli
Please pray for our Parishioners
Gary LaRouech
Cathleen Newman
Mary Lou Matthews
Luis Salas
George Salchert
Barbara Napfel
Debbie Chase
Adele Treible
Mike Bishko
Raymond Kidd
Jennifer Seeley
Elizabeth Walsh
Chris Stephens
Jackie Fennel
Theresa Whaley
Jim Cech
Ed Manz
Pat Pragel
Peggy Tinnell
Jennifer Cole
Joan Gilbert
Madeline Mahony
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Dolores Wenstrup
Mary Jane Brust
Pat Thatcher
Philip & Annice Granville
Robert Santoro
Robert Manfred
Donna Leonard
Windy Herring
Lynn Olenchalk
Katlyne Thompson
Gerald Lutz
Jean Rosen
Gloria Hillenburg
Josephine Chebat
Bill Cawthra
Tom Gaven
Ed Kobierowski
Carl Shirdon
Sue Yudysky
Rich Harding
Connie Woodard
Adrianne Ferrier
John A. Murphy
Maria Knapik
Kathy Semanko
Joe and Betty Zegan
Donald Hammond
Mary Beth Yeager
Deborah Lessner
George & Dorthy Mulcahy
Adrienne Lemmons Josephine Paterson
Charles Witzel
Tom Wanat
David & Kelly Garrett Donald Woods
Joe Lowry
Mary & Frank Malkin
Carol Galovich
Althea Grace
Walter Skawinski
Ralph Kuhnel
Saint Brendan Catholic Church
Shallotte, North Carolina
The Most Holy Body and Blood Of Christ
(Corpus Christi) June 7, 2015
Parish Community
K of C Call Richard Rismiller 579-1155.
Check their web site:
 06/08 Business Meeting
 06/15 4th Degree
KofC Donate your used Cell Phone: The Knights
collect and recycle used cell phones with all proceeds
going to Brunswick County Special Olympics. A
collection box is opposite the gift shop counter in the
gathering space.
Monday Night Football Books!! You
don’t need to know anything about
football to win money and help local
charities –up to $8,000 will be given
away by the Knights of Columbus. If
you are football fan these books are a
must have. Winners automatically
receive their $50 check each week in
the mail.
Each book is just a $20 donation and gives the holder
20 chances to win $50. Every Monday Night game,
the AFC and NFC Conference Championship games
and the SUPERBOWL are all included. (Hint-Book fits
right in a card envelope to grandchildren or for Father’s
Day.) To get your books or if you have any questions
just send me an email, give me a call: Gene Viviano
[email protected] (910) 880-0064.
The Columbiettes meet the second Thursday
of each month. The next meeting will be June
11th. Call Karen McCann 287-4175.
St. Brendan’s Singles, Separated, Divorced,
Widowed Group will meet on Monday, June 8th in the
church library at 6:00pm. For further info, please call
Mary Spengler at 910-575-4664 or e-mail:
[email protected]
R.C.I.A. Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults
Are you thinking about becoming a Catholic, or are
already a Catholic but not confirmed? R.C.I.A. is a
process of spiritual growth and exploration of our
Catholic faith. It is a faith journey for adults who would
like to explore the possibility of becoming fully initiated
into the Catholic Church through the celebration of the
Sacraments of Baptism, Confirmation and Eucharist.
We will be starting a new season in the fall. Please
contact David Morris at 910-477-7055 or email
[email protected] to sign up or for more
Ancient Order of Hibernians
Golf Tournament: June 20, 2015
at Crow Creek Golf Course. Tee
time is 9am - Shot Gun Start,
Captain’s Choice. $75.00 per
player includes Breakfast, Lunch,
Water, Soda and Beer included.
Team Prizes, Raffles and Silent
Auction. Call Don Dunphy 575-1259 to sign up or for
additional information.
Brunswick Plantation’s Neighbors in
Service (NIS) will be holding a Card Party/
Game Day event at Ryan’s Steakhouse,
3706 Highway 17, in North Myrtle Beach.
The date is July 21st from 11am to 3pm.
Tickets are $15.00 which includes lunch.
For tickets and information please call
Brunswick Plantation’s Facilitators by July
16th at 287-4604 and also to arrange payment. The
NIS is a non-profit organization and the proceeds will
help local charities. Invite your friends to complete your
own table to play the game of your choice. We will
have a 50/50 and prizes.
Preserving our History: If you have
any pictures taken in or around the
church and are willing to have them
included in the albums being complied,
please put them in the mail slot in the
gathering space marked “History Info”. If
they are digitally kept, we could make
copies and return your device. Any
questions contact Rita Canfield at 287-6649 or at
[email protected]
The Book of Intentions in the
Gathering Space is available
for everyone. You may write
under the day or days you
desire, for someone or
something to be prayed for. At
every Mass, during prayers of petitions, everyone is
directed to pray for the intercessions written in the
Book of Intentions.
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Special Thanks to our
Sponsor or the week
Therapeutic Massage
David Morris, Parishioner
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The Most Holy Body and Blood Of Christ
(Corpus Christi) June 7, 2015
Saint Brendan Catholic Church
Shallotte, North Carolina
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Activities Calendar
Happy Father’s Day
June 2015
5 Rosary 8:10am
Creative Spirit
3 Bereavement 9:30
Searchers of Scripture
Creative Spirit
Peace Prayers 9;30
Creative Spirit
Peace Prayers 9;30
Centering Prayer
Creative Spirit
Searchers of Scripture
Parish Council
Searchers of Scripture
Searchers of Scripture
Centering Prayer
Centering Prayer
Columbiettes 7pm
Questions? Call 754-8544 or email
[email protected]
9 Faith’s Journey
9:30 - 11:30
Healing Prayer 9:30
K of C Bus. Mtg.
Singles Group
23 Faith’s Journey
9:30 - 11:30
16 Faith’s Journey
9:30 - 11:30
Healing Prayer 9:30
30 Faith’s Journey
9:30 - 11:30
K of C 4th Degree
Falling Upward
Resumes in September
Happy Father’s Day
Mon: Healing Prayer every 2nd & 4th Mon. at 9:30 a.m. Call Jane: 575-3064 Tues: Faith’s Journey after Mass in the Lahren Rm call Jane 575-3064 Wed: Searchers
Bible Study, after Mass in Lahren Rm. Call Fran: 754-9126 Wed. Mission Ensemble 4-5:30 p.m. in church. Call Tom: 253-4573 4th Wed. Pain Support. Call
Katherine 755-6670 Thurs. Centering Prayer—after Mass in Maloney Rm. Call Jean: 754-9126 Fri.: Creative Spirit (knit/crochet) after Mass in Lahren Rm. Call
Jeanne 579-8241. Peace Prayers after Mass in library.
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Saint Brendan Catholic Church
Shallotte, North Carolina
The Most Holy Body and Blood Of Christ
(Corpus Christi) June 7, 2015
Boletin Hispano
Los bautismos son los días
siguientes: Junio 27, sábado, Julio
25, sábado, y Agosto 29, sábado.
Las pláticas para Junio, Julio y
Agosto son el dia 21 de Junio. Por
favor tengan en cuenta estas fechas.
FORMACION DE FE Padre Ricardo, párroco
Hna. M. Teresa coordinadora (910-200-9209)
Sabemos que toda la vida de Jesús, incluyendo sus
obras y sus palabras, tiene una sola intención, que es
darnos a conocer el increíble amor de Dios. Esta
misión Jesús extendió por toda su vida publica, cuando
El anduvo entre la gente pobre- proclamando un Dios
de compasión, de misericordia y de perdón. Y esta
misión culminó no solamente con su Pasión y Muerte,
sino más que todo, en el hecho de la Resurrección.
Para saber acerca de preguntas sobre
inmigración llamen a la Madre
Rosanne al teléfono 910-616-2105.
La Madre atiende todos los domingos
después de la misa de las 9:30 de la
mañana en las oficinas del Centro
Lo que celebramos hoy en esta fiesta del Cuerpo y la
Sangre de Jesús es un “memorial” de todo lo que dijo
e hizo Jesús, la Presencia perpetua de Dios-connosotros. No es solamente un recuerdo, es la realidad
de su muerte y resurrección,
Este cuerpo de Jesús es un cuerpo roto por los
sufrimientos de la cruz, pero es también un cuerpo
resucitado y glorioso. La Sangre de Cristo es sangre
derramada por nosotros
Cada vez que participamos en la misa, escuchamos
las palabras, “Tomen: esto es mi cuerpo” y “Esta es mi
sangre, sangre de la alianza, que se derrama por
todos.” Debemos tomar en serio esta invitación de
Cristo. Su Cuerpo y Sangre no es un premio que se
da a los mejores. Es alimento para el viaje de la
vida. La Eucaristía no es el dominio de una clase
privilegiada. Es la comida que se ofrece a todos los
invitados. La Eucaristía no es un don reservado para
los perfectos. Es la misma vida de Jesús que es una
expresión del amor infinito del Padre.
A veces hay gente que se cree incapaz de recibir la
santa comunión. Pero hoy recordamos que nuestro
Dios es capaz de amar, de perdonar y de recibir a
todos en su mesa. Este don de Dios es demasiado
importante para descuidarlo.
Somos un pueblo en marcha hacia el Reino de
Dios. Somos un pueblo alimentado por el Cuerpo y la
Sangre de Dios. Somos un pueblo de la Alianza, la
Alianza sellada con la Sangre de Jesús. Somos un
pueblo que vivimos la misión de Jesús. Somos un
pueblo que anda con el poder de Cristo Resucitado.
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