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The Catholic Community of Saint Barnabas July 23, 2017 Sixteenth Sunday of Ordinary Time PARISH MISSION The family of St. Barnabas Parish celebrates the Eucharist, welcomes and serves all, shares talents, fosters learning, and initiates others into the life of Christ. 10134 South Longwood, Chicago, IL 60643 www.stbarnabasparish.org, 773-779-1166
Administration FALL FEST - VOLUNTEERS NEEDED! The annual Fall Family Festival has been scheduled for Saturday, September 23rd. The parish is seeking a Chair person and a committee of volunteers to run the event. If you are interested in being on the committee, please contact Gail Byrnes at [email protected]
July 2, 2017
Vivian Rose Boersma Ryan & Sarah nee Campbell Boersma July 8, 2017
Peter Joseph Doran Raymond & Caley nee Byrne Doran
July 16, 2017
Xintong Wu “Harper” Szpur Andrew & Rita Li nee Shuang Li Szpur
Louise Deirdre Berry Michael & Catherine nee Sheahan Berry
While it’s important to share a portion of our blessings with God, it’s equally important to do so with a generous and happy heart. If we’re giving only because we feel “we have to” or with a grudging attitude, we’re missing the point entirely. We have been granted the gift of life and everything that makes up our everyday existence comes from our Heavenly Father. Have you taken an inventory of your blessings lately? If you allow yourself the time to reflect on all the goodness in your life, you would realize that your cup is certainly overflowing. God’s gifts are abundant but, unfortunately, often taken for granted. Our families, friends, homes, careers, health – and the very air we breathe! – are all blessings from above. The talents we possess, the time that we cherish and the treasures that we accumulate haven’t been given to us to lock away and hide, but rather to share with joy and gratitude. For some people the act of turning things over to God is a frightening concept, but once this leap of faith has been taken, lives are transformed forever. Being a good Christian steward is a natural state to those who understand that everything comes from our Lord. Rejoice in the knowledge that God will provide for your every need and that He will not be outdone in His generosity. This week spend some extra time with your family, allow yourself the luxury of a restful evening and set aside special moments for God through prayer. Then sit down and take that all-important inventory so that the next time you offer a gift as a measure of your gratitude, you will do so willingly, enthusiastically and with a joyful heart! . We pray that more and more members of the St. Barnabas family will soon choose to financially support our capital campaign with joyful hearts. For a pledge card or to schedule a volunteer visit, simply call Sarah Peterson at 773.779.1166, ext. 222 or email [email protected]
Please Pray for our Military Kenneth Safford Ryan Graber Peter Chaveriat Jennifer Chaveriat Patrick Corcoran James Fournier
Chuck Franklin Josh Pentek Brendan Nolan Matt Beemsterboer Sean Miller JJ Marren
Ian McHugh Keating Yvonne Cannon Brian Walsh Tom Carroll
Faith Formation 2017 – 2018 RELGIOUS EDUCATION SESSIONS REGISTER NOW Attention New and Returning Families: Please register by August 1st for Religious Education. The registration process is simple and can be done online by clicking on the Religious Education page of the St. Barnabas website. The Religious Education Program will resume on Sunday, September 17th. Religious Education faith formation sessions are held on Sunday mornings in the School (Grades Pre-K – 8) from 8:15 a.m. – 9:50 a.m. The program will continue for 21 weeks through the month of April. Please register IMMEDIATELY so that we can make preparations for another year of growth in the Faith! Sacramental Preparation: Students preparing to celebrate the Sacraments of First Reconciliation and First Communion begin the two year formation process in 1st grade. Also, students celebrate Confirmation in 8th grade at St. Barnabas after beginning their preparation in 7th grade. For a full and comprehensive formation in the faith, students are expected to participate in religious education every learning year and throughout their life cycle. For more information: contact Matt Furjanic Phone: 773-445-3450. Email: [email protected] Parish Website: http://www.stbarnabasparish.org/ (click on Youth and then click on Religious Education)
STEP BY STEP ON YOUR JOURNEY OF FAITH Do you hunger for something deeper? Does Catholicism interest you? Have you ever thought of joining the Catholic Church? Do you know someone who is interested in a Catholic way of life? The Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA) is a process for asking questions and learning about the Catholic Faith. Take the first step and we will be there to walk with you on your journey of faith. A new group will start in September. For more information, please contact the rectory at 773-779-1166 or Matt Furjanic, 773-445-3450.
ST. BARNABAS CLASS OF 1967 St. Barnabas class of ’67 50th reunion will be held at Barney Callaghan’s Pub in the party room, on Saturday, September 30th. Time to be determined. For more information contact Marty Gallagher — [email protected] Also, join our group on Facebook … St. Barnabas Class of 1967 reunion.
Human Concerns BOOK DRIVE Mercy Sister Carol Mucha, former St. Barnabas principal, is conducting a used book sale at Saint Xavier University. Proceeds help students who cannot afford to go on retreats or do service trips to various places in the U.S. She counts heavily on the generosity of others who want to dispose of books of all genres, even CD's, DVD's, videos, magazines, and small electronics, including cell phones (they do not have to work). If you want to help, just bring the items over to McDonough Chapel, 3700 West 103rd Street, between 9am and 4pm. If you are unable to drop off we can pick up or if help is needed to unload, we can do that also. For more information, call Sister Carol at 708-297-4232. Gratefully, Sister Carol.
HAVING A PARTY........ for graduation, holidays, your block party, etc? The St. Barnabas Eccommittee can help make your event an ecologically green one. We provide containers for aluminum cans which we will distribute to you and collect. The revenue from these cans is used to purchase eco-friendly products for St. Barnabas events. We also provide paper cups and water coolers to avoid using bottled water. So much bottled water comes from 3rd world countries. People are dying there as we drink their water here. Please don't purchase or drink bottled water. Lives depend on your compassionate choice. You can call the rectory at 773-779-1166 or call 773-779-6064.
A very special Thank you to the St. Barnabas Bridge League for their generous donation. Peace Quote - June, 2017 “ Each moment is a chance for us to make peace with the world, to make peace possible for the world.” T.N. Hanh
Faith Formation HIGH SCHOOL MOVIES THAT MATTER THURSDAY JULY 27th 7:30pm Convent High School teens of our parish gather monthly to watch, debate and discuss current movies and share if and how faith and modern culture and society intersect in our day to day lives. Does the movie contain a message? Does the movie accurately reflect their culture of today? Does the movie represent our own teens and their experience of modern society? Where is God present and absent in the film? INCOMING FRESHMAN THROUGH OUTGOING SENIORS ARE ENCOURAGED TO JOIN US THURSDAY JULY 27th
JRYM 2017 Waterpark Trip Forms Due July 24th Are you tired and want to relax? Imagine floating down a 800-foot lazy river. It is just you, your tube, and a few waterfalls to cool you off. Are you ready for more? Magic Waters has a wave pool, body & tube slides, beach volleyball, and more. Our Jr. High Youth Ministry which serves youth in 6th—8th graders of the parish invite you to join us for our annual Summer Waterpark trip to Magic Waters in Rockford. It is a day trip, departing at 7:15am and returning at 6pm Monday July 31st. Incoming 6th grade through outgoing 8th graders are invited to participate. This is a great way to meet peers active in our parish and to learn more about the youth ministry. Check it out. Get your Permission Slip Online go to: Parish website Youth Ministry Tab Current Events Tab
Month of June Overview—Have you ever wondered how this money is spent? Here is a breakdown of our monthly income and expense. Monthly Income: Sunday, Christmas & Easter Religious Ed and Misc Income $ (414.36) Total Income: $72,145.80 Monthly Expense: Payroll & Benefits: Business & Rectory Expense: Utilities : Repairs, Maintenance, Landscaping. & Capital Expenses: Altar and Liturgical: Archdiocesan Expense Parish Life & Ministerial Programs: Total Expenses: Net Income (Loss):
Neighborhood News 20TH ANNIVERSARY MONSIGNOR MICHAEL BOLAND GOLF INVITATIONAL – JULY 26 Catholic Charities 20th Anniversary Monsignor Michael Boland Golf Invitational is Wednesday, July 26, at Cog Hill Golf and Country Club in Lemont. The day will kick off with breakfast at 7:30 a.m.Compete with nearly 400 fellow golfers for prizes and bragging rights. Special features include celebrity contest holes, a women’s tournament, and our popular “Stock Your Cellar” Wine Raffle. Golf will be followed by cocktails, dinner, and silent and live auctions to benefit Catholic Charities Child, Youth, and Family Services Programs. Golf starts at $300. For more information, please contact Rose Marie Lesniak-Mendez, Special Events Manager, at (312) 655-7290 or [email protected] To register and for volunteer opportunities, visit www.catholiccharities.net/golf.
CHARITIES GOLF CLASSIC – JULY 31 Join over 180 golfers at the Charities Golf Classic on Monday, July 31, at the Knollwood Club in Lake Forest and Shoreacres in Lake Bluff. This 23rd annual event begins with a BBQ lunch and golf, followed by cocktails, dinner, and awards at the Knollwood Club. There are still sponsorship and foursomes available, but the event is filling up fast! Be part of the fun while showing support for Catholic Charities Lake County programs. To register and for more information, visit www.catholiccharities.net/lcgolf or contact Karen Daniels at (847) 782-4115 or [email protected]
LITTLE COMPANY OF MARY Little Company of Mary Hospital invites you to the 30th Annual Men's Wellness Event Saturday August 5th 7:3010 AM 1st floor conference room N1702, adjacent to the cafeteria. "Rev Up Your Health" includes comprehensive labwork (chemistry, complete blood count, thyroid, cholesterol, C Reactive Protein), prostate labs and exam for men who meet criteria. Includes hot breakfast and special presentation by board certified urologists Steven Pierpaoli, MD and James Sylora, MD. "Syptoms and Treatment for Erectile Dysfunction". Fee $85, $100 with prostate exam. Registration required. 708 423-5774
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Reconciliation: The Sacrament of Reconciliation is celebrated on Saturday afternoon from 3:00 pm to 3:30 pm in the Church or by appointment. New Parishioners: We welcome you! Please introduce yourself to us. We ask that you register with Geri Doherty Anointing of the Sick/Communion: If a member of your family is ill or homebound, please contact Geri Doherty 773-779-1166 ext.0 or [email protected] 773-779-1166 ext.0 or [email protected] Holy Orders: Anyone interested in knowing about formation for priestly or diaconate askedtime to call Infant Baptism: Infants are baptized on more the first and third Sundays of the month at ministry 1:30 pm.is First parents are Fr.required William to Malloy at 773-779-1166 or [email protected] complete the Baptismext.232 Prep Class which are offered on the second Monday of every month. Please contact Infant Infants are baptized on or [email protected] first and third Sundays of the month at 1:30 pm, or at any regularly scheduled Sunday Geri Baptism: Doherty 773-779-1166 ext.0 mass. First time parents are required to complete the Baptism Prep Class which are offered on the second Monday of every month. Reconciliation: Sacrament of Reconciliation is celebrated on Saturday afternoon from 3:00 pm to 3:30 pm in the Please contact GeriThe Doherty 773-779-1166 ext.0 or [email protected] Church or by appointment. New Parishioners: We welcome you! Please introduce yourself to us. We ask that you register with Geri Doherty 773-779-1166 ext.0 or [email protected] Religious Education: Grammar school students who are not attending Saint Barnabas School are encouraged to Sacraments of Initiation/RCIA: of catechetical age Furjanic are baptized and fully received the Catholic faith annually at the register for Religious EducationThose classes. Contact Matt at 773-445-3450 orinto [email protected] Easter Vigil. Formation begins in the fall. Please contact Tom Nine 773-881-8961, [email protected] Sacraments of call Initiation/RCIA: catechetical age are baptized and 4fully the Catholic faith Marriage: Please the Rectory toThose speak of with a priest about making arrangements to 6 received months ininto advance. annuallyEducation: at the Easter Vigil. Formation begins in are thenot fall. Please Saint contact Tom Nine 773-881-8961, Religious Grammar school students who attending Barnabas School are [email protected] to register for Religious Education Furjanic at 773-445-3450 [email protected] Marriage: Please classes. call theContact RectoryMatt to speak with a priest aboutormaking arrangements 4 to 6 months in advance.
Holy Orders: Anyone interested in knowing more about formation for priestly or diaconate ministry is asked to call Fr. William Malloy at 773-779-1166 ext.232 or [email protected] Anointing of the Sick/Communion: If a member of your family is ill or homebound, please contact Geri Doherty 773-779-1166 ext.0 or [email protected] Bulletin articles: To submit items for the bulletin please send to Geri Doherty at [email protected] no later then 9:00 on the Monday before the weekend.
CHURCH NAME AND ADDRESS St. Barnabas Church #095600 10134 S. Longwood Drive Chicago, IL 60643 TELEPHONE 773 779-1166 CONTACT PERSON Geri Doherty OR Gail Byrnes SOFTWARE MS Publisher 2016 Adobe Acrobat 9 Windows 10 PRINTER HP Color Laserjet 4600n SUNDAY DATE OF PUBLICATION June 11, 2017 NUMBER OF PAGES SENT 1 through 11 SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS