17th Sunday in Ordinary Time - July 26th/27th, 2014
Special Collection - 2014 Peter’s Pence Collection for the Holy Father will take place this weekend. Join the Holy Father as a witness of charity to those who are suffering. Please make checks payable to St. John the Baptist Church as we send one check to the Diocese. There will be a second pass of the basket.
Save the Date
Wednesday, AUGUST 20th
5:30 - 8:30 p.m.
SIGN UP SHEET on Bulletin board.
More details next week!
BLOOMING FLOWERS – if you have flowers from your garden that you wish to share please contact Stephanie Caradine at 361-4160. She will try to use them in the sanctuary for our weekend masses.
MINISTRY FORMING – Interested in taking care of God’s natural gifts here in the church gardens?
Not sure of what to do or how? John Zukowski
has volunteered to share his knowledge with an instructional meeting. Please call the office to become a part of a new ministry. A meeting will be scheduled soon for anyone interested. Let’s dig in and keep our church gardens looking special.
LAST WEEK’S COLLECTION was $4,876.00
Same week last year was $5,593.50
We are past the half way mark!
$25,121 to go!
We need your help in reaching our goal.
Any shortfall in our assessment responsibility will come out of regular parish accounts. Your gift/pledge
will get us to our goal. If you are not part of the 131 families who have generously participated in the appeal to date, please consider joining them by making your gift/pledge soon.
To date: 131 families have pledged or gifted $32,249.
Thank you to all who have been able to pledge to date.
There is a YouTube channel for the express purpose of sharing Bishop Sharfenberger’s thoughts on Stewardship and the importance of making a gift to the Bishop’s Appeal . The YouTube channel can be found at:
New Friday, August 1st at the
Venue! Olde Kinderhook Golf Club.
ALL AVAILABLE SLOTS HAVE BEEN FILLED!
Donation forms are posted on the bulletin board.
Hall set up and errands - July 31st
Course Sitter for hole in one 10:00 – 2:00 p.m.
High School Youth - to sell raffles at the dinner
around 2:30 p.m. in the church hall.
Please call Roseann or Larry at 766-4142
to volunteer or to have questions answered.
St. John’s Golf Scramble benefits our
YOUTH MINISTRY PROGRAM
School Supplies collection
ends Labor Day weekend
Items to consider
backpacks erasers rulers
1 ½” binders folders pens/pencils
black flare pens glue pencil case
children’s scissors markers post its
If you wish to make a monetary donation it will be used to buy the needed supplies. Please make checks payable to St. John the Baptist marked – School Supplies.
Drop your donations into the box marked school supplies across from the kitchen or to the office.
EUCHARIST FOR THE HOMEBOUND
We encourage anyone who is homebound or
is recovering from a medical procedure and
cannot attend Mass for a period of time to be a recipient of this ministry. Please contact the office at 758-9401 if you or someone you know wishes to receive communion at home. We will make arrangements for a Eucharistic Minister to the Homebound to make a visit.
DIOCESAN MARRIAGE JUBILEE CELEBRATION Save The Date Saturday, November 8th, 2:00 p.m. Couples celebrating their 25th, 40th, 50th or other
special wedding anniversaries are invited to attend
this celebration. More details next week.
ST. BERNARD’S SCHOOL OF MINISTRY, Albany Extension Site celebrates its 25th Anniversary this year. It is a wonderful place to prepare for a second career in lay ministry or to simply enrich and enliven your faith. Fall Classes begin August 25th and end the first week of December. They may be taken for credit or audited, and generous financial aid is available. This term’s offering include Classics of Christian Spirituality, Introduction to Hebrew Scriptures, Ministerial Leadership and Christian Mysticism. For further information, go to www.stbernards.edu or call Sr. Kitty Hanley or Sr. Damien Cushing at 453-6760.You may also contact Eileen Rohan, a parishioner in our community who is a second year M. Div. student at St. Bernard’s at 758-6335 or 917 -974-3604, email@example.com
the Haitian Ministry of St. James
August 24th at Chatham Bowl
Sessions: 1:00 - 2:50 p.m. or 3:00- 4:50 p.m.
Tickets are $15 adults, $10 children 12 and under
Ticket includes 2 hours of bowling, lunch of pizza, salad and soft drink.
Registration and ticket information
call Teri Conte at 392-5445 after July 27th..
THE IMMACULATE HEART OF MARY New York Homeschool and Parent Conference will be held at Mercy College 555 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry –
August 1 & 2 For times and more information for this free event visit www.ihmconfernecr.org or call
DAY at the DAIRY is a free, local,
educational event sponsored by Dutch
Hollow Farms. It takes place on August 3rd from
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Bring the family to see the farm animals, (pet a few, if you wish), see milking demonstrations and more. The farm is located at 101 Running Creek Road, Schodack Landing
KINDERHOOK LAKE CHICKEN BARBECUE – this not for profit group is hosting this fund raiser to support the Water Quality Fund and cost of maintaining the lake.
Saturday, August 2nd 2:00 - 7:30 p.m.
Kinderhook Elks Lodge, 2750 Rt. 9H, Kinderhook
Under the pavilion – rain or shine Eat in or take out
Advance tickets $12 $13 at the door
Call Rick Theriault at 573-5088
THIS WEEK’S MASS SCHEDULE
Sat 7/26 4:00 Raymond & Frances
Kaminski by their family
& Betty Moore by Marietta
Sun 7/27 7:30 Lillian Granato by the
& Kathleen Hertrich by Pat
Hogan & family
& Walenty Brzuska by his
10:30 Wilhelmina C. Amyot by
& A Special Intention by
& Health of Yasha Khaikin
by the Amyot Family
Mon 7/28 11:00 Health of Fr. John Molyn
by a friend
& Trisha Bink by Ree Lea
Wed 7/30 11:00 George McDonald by the
Sat 8/2 4:00 Hilda Lippold by the
& William Wrigley by Chris
& Those Remembered in the
Sun 8/3 7:30 Isabel Heald by the Gage
& Special Intention by Paul
& Irene Gage by Cecylia
Brzuska & Mariola Pratt
10:30 Raymond & Frances
Kaminski by their family
& Health of Yasha Khaikin
by the Amyot Family
Next Sunday’s Readings:
1 Isaiah 55:1-3 “The hand of the Lord feeds us;
Romans 8:35, 37-39 he answers all our needs.”
Eucharistic Bread will be baked this weekend by
Eucharistic Bread will be baked next weekend by
Please keep in your prayers the sick and home bound of our parish and for those who care for them:
Elmer Allen, Isabel Arndt, Kim Bellosi, Allison, Grace & Stella Brainard, Martin Casey, Gerard Cimon, Jane DiMura, Frank Doleski, William Dupuis, Nancy & Michael Ferrari, Richard Fuerst, Sr., Dan Furey, Donald Gaylord, Margaret Gorke, Elizabeth Guiden, Joanne Hanson, Michael Harrison, Owen Hogan, Susan Hollister, Special Intention, Joanne Jakiela, Yasha Khaikin, Morey Lampson, Charlene Leach, William Lindberg, Ida Loebart, Damian Monahan, Andrew McDermott, Melissa Ann Murray, Elizabeth Pinkowski, Barbara Prezdpelsky, Paula J.Pugliese, Tim Renn, Alice Salvatore, Mr. Edward Scharfenberger, Glenn Simmons, Sean Spicer, Kevin Sutton, Linda Stallmer, Tricia Stampfli, Edwin Strehler, and Erica Wordon