ST. BARTHOLOMEW`S CHURCH BETHESDA, MD MAY 3, 2015

ST. BARTHOLOMEW’S CHURCH
BETHESDA, MD
MASS INTENTIONS FOR THE WEEK OF May 4, 2015
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday
8.00 a.m.(E)
8.00 a.m.(E)
8.00 a.m.(K)
8.00 a.m.(E)
8.00 a.m.(TD)
8.00 a.m.(TD)
5.00 p.m.(K)
7.00 a.m.(TD)
8.30 a.m.(C)
10.00 a.m.(BB)
12 Noon (TD)
6.00 p.m.(D)
8.00 p.m.(E)
+ deceased
MAY 3, 2015
SOCIAL CONCERNS
Amy & Dave Kovacs (L)
Santiago Vesperoni +
Teresa Tyszkiewicz +
Carolyn Connor +
Fr. John Kinter +
Peace
Anne Donnally (L)
The Poor Box for the month of May is for the McKenna
Center, in Washington, DC. This social service agency began in
1983, under the initial urging of Fr. Horace McKenna, SJ, and
with the encouragement of Cardinal Hickey. The McKenna
Center serves homeless men and provides shelter, training,
drug and alcohol counseling, emergency food, rental, and utility
assistance, and most importantly, a place where men can regain
their self respect.
Mass for the People
Carmine Palermo +
Julio Serafini +
Bishop Herbert Bavard, D.D., of the Diocese of St.
Thomas in the Virgin Islands, suffragen see of the
Archdiocese of Washington, is coming to St. Bartholomew
Church next week, May 9/10, to conduct a Mission Appeal for
his diocese. The diocese has very little resources and the
bishop travels to DC annually to perform Confirmations for the
archdiocese and to visit several parishes seeking financial
assistance. Please be as generous as you can.
Paddy Clemente +
(L) living
Scripture Readings for Week Of May 3, 2015
Sunday
Fifth Sunday of Easter
Acts 9:26-31;; Ps 22;; 1 Jn 3:18-24;; Jn 15:1-8
Monday
Acts 14:5-18;; Ps 115;; Jn 14:21-26
Tuesday
Acts 14:19-28;; Ps 145;; Jn 14:27-31a
Wednesday Acts 15:1-6;; Ps 122;; Jn 15:1-8
Thursday
Acts 15:7-21;; Ps 96;; Jn 15:9-11
Friday
Acts 15:22-31;; Ps 57;; Jn 15:12-17
Saturday
Acts 16:1-10;; Ps 100;; Jn 15:18-21
Sunday
Sixth Sunday of Easter
Acts 10:25-26, 34-35, 44-48;; Ps 98;;
1 Jn 4:7-10;; Jn 15:9-17
St. Bartholomew School is accepting applications for the
2015-16 school year for Pre-K to 8th grade. Please call
the school office at 301-229-5586 for more
information.
Save this date!
Run for Funds – Saturday, May 16 – see flyer in this
week’‛s bulletin for more information and to register.
SAVE THE DATE!
STEPHEN MINISTRY
Listening,
Comforting, Caring
Under direct supervision of Fr. Mark Knestout, this
is an ongoing pastoral care ministry. St. Stephen
Ministers are members of the parish, intensely trained
to care for people who are experiencing a loss, or going
through difficult times or life transitions. Please
contact: Deacon Julio Blanco-Eccleston for assistance as
a care receiver or to get involved in the ministry. Tel:
703-821-1654;; [email protected]
ST. BART’‛S DAY
SUNDAY, MAY 17
CELEBRATE OUR PARISH COMMUNITY!
Family Mass at 12 noon, with the Junior Rock Band,
followed by food and fun activities in the courtyard.
Singers and musicians of any age interested in
participating in the Mass, please contact Amy
Boccella Smith at [email protected]
Tickets $10 adult, $5 child (11 and under)
minimum suggested donation
Many of you will have received a post
card this past week suggesting that
you consider donating to St.
Bartholomew Parish through egiving via Faith Direct, a
cost-effective, efficient, consistent and secure way to
donate to the parish. Faith Direct enables St. Bart’‛s to
more ably shepherd and steward its finances. You can
sign up online at faithdirect.net using MD44 as the code
for St. Bart’‛s. There are also forms for both weekly/
monthly offertory and the Development Campaign in the
vestibule, which can be mailed in to Faith Direct. Please
contact the Rectory if you are interested in signing up
and need assistance.
FIFTH SUNDAY OF EASTER
If you would like to sponsor flowers on the
altar in memory of loved ones, living or
deceased, please print your name, phone
number, and the occasion or loved one you
wish to remember on a purple Flower
Contribution envelope, which you will find in the church
vestibule. Minimum contribution for two vases on the
main altar is $75. Please drop off your envelope in the
collection basket, or call the parish office, 301-2297933, and your request will be posted in the weekly
bulletin.
We can only honor one individual request per weekend,
so please bear in mind that, sometimes, the date you
require may already be taken. Also, for your
information, we will not be able to accept requests for
the sponsoring of flowers on specific liturgical dates.
St. Bart's Youth Group: we are a group devoted
to learning that our Faith is not about rules but about
experiencing true happiness and growing into the best
version of ourselves by simply doing and loving the
good things of life! Youth between 5th grade and 10th
grade are always welcome! If you would like to learn
more
please
email:
Maria
Kaufmann,
[email protected]
Thought of the week: Don’‛t get down on yourself if
you’‛re not perfect in your walk. That’‛s why God gives us
confession. Ask God for the grace to improve and then set
your mind to it. Conversion is an ongoing process. from Tweet Inspiration
Looking ahead...5/3 Kickball & Adoration
5:45- 7:45pmThe group will meet outside the gym.
Dinner will be provided!
5/10 National's Game! 12:30- 4:00pm. Cost: $10. More
details to follow soon!
The Faith and Fiction Book Group will meet this
Sunday, May 3, at 1:30 in the parish meeting room to
discuss Lila by Marilynne Robinson. This book won the
2014 National Book Critics Circle Award and was a
finalist for the 2014 National Book Prize Award. This
book is a prequel to her Pulitzer Prize winning novel
Gilead. All are welcome.
Please join us next Saturday, May 9, at 8.00 a.m., at our
Mass for Peace as we come together to pray for
peace among nations and in our homes and hearts.
Thursday, May 14, join your fellow parishioners at
9:30 a.m. in the Church when the Women's Prayer
Group will sponsor a special presentation on the topic of
Science, Faith and Vatican II by renowned Georgetown
Professor Dr. John Haught, PhD. Dr. Haught writes
extensively on scientific and religious issues and teaches
at Georgetown’‛s Department of Theology.
FOR YOUR INFORMATION
2015 Catholic High School Fair - what better way to be
prepared and informed? Especially designed for rising 7th and
8th grade students, the Archdiocese of Washington hosts
Catholic High School Fairs each year to help families plan for
the future. The events feature exhibits from all of the
Catholic high schools in the archdiocese, together with an
opportunity to visit with high school admission directors and
students. Come and learn more about Catholic high schools and
how they prepare students to achieve academically and in life.
This year's Catholic High School Fair will be held on Thursday,
May 7 from 6-8pm at the Greenbelt Marriott Hotel (6400 Ivy
Lane in College Park). Registration is free, and to reserve your
space, simply email the following information to Wendi
Williams at [email protected]: student’‛s name, current school,
current grade level.
The Catholic Business Network of Montgomery County would
like to invite you to their May Networking Breakfast. The May
speaker is Ike Leggett, Montgomery County's County
Executive. The cost is $20 for pre-registered guests and $30
on the day of the event. Register at www.cbnmc.com. Join
them for networking at Timpano's Italian Chophouse, 12021
Rockville Pike on Friday, May 8, from 7:30 a.m-9:00 a.m.
Join the Knights of Columbus - the Rock Creek Council of the
Knights of Columbus will hold a First Degree ceremony on
Thursday, May 14, at 7:30 p.m., at 5417 West Cedar Lane in
Bethesda. This will be a good opportunity to join a great
Catholic organization.
Sunday, May 17 - enjoy a dramatic performance by the
Washington Chorus of Handel’‛s Israel in Egypt, with Julian
Wachner, conductor and New York Baroque Incorporated.
Time 5.00 p.m., at National Presbyterian Church (4101
Nebraska Ave., NW). Free Parking, Metro accessible. Tickets
$35, $40, and $50. Online at thewashingtonchorus.org.
May 22-24, Retreat for People Facing Serious Illness – this
retreat offers an opportunity to come away for a weekend of
spiritual renewal and refreshment. If you are interested in
attending please call and we will talk about your needs and help
plan your retreat. Time: Friday 1.30 p.m. – Sunday 3.00 p.m.
For further information and reservations, call Dominican
Retreat at
703-356-4243 or go to their website at
www.dominicanretreat.org.
St. Michael the Archangel Parish invites you to a wonderful
one-day retreat or day of recollection focused on the Blessed
Mother in scripture, tradition and devotion at the Washington
Retreat House. 4000 Harewood Rd., NE, Washington,
DC 20017, on Saturday, May 23, 9 a.m. -3 p.m. This retreat is
open to both men and women, and Brother Leonard Konopka,
MIC, is the spiritual director. Donation $30. A Continental
Breakfast and Dinner will be served. For registration and
information, contact Barbara Rigsby at 301-565-0494 or
[email protected] by May 15.
Church of the Little Flower Concert Series - join Lorna
Myers (Metropolitan Opera), 5-time Grammy awardee John
Aler (Royal Opera at Covent Garden), Virginia Lum
(International Hawai’‛ian Pianist) and other Juilliard Alumni as
they come together for their annual musical reunion on Sunday,
May 24, at 4.00 p.m. (5607 Massachusetts Ave., Bethesda).
ST. BARTHOLOMEW’S CHURCH
BETHESDA, MD
QUINTO DOMINGO DE PASCUA
03 DE MAYO DE 2015
Cristo nos propone la alegoría de la vid y los
sarmientos. Como los sarmientos están unidos a la vid,
así nosotros tenemos que permanecer unidos a Cristo:
Yo soy la vid, vosotros los sarmientos. Permanecer
unidos a Cristo es la manera de vivir en la verdad.
Necesitamos permanecer unidos a Cristo para tener
vida sobrenatural. Cristo es la vid que causa la vida
sobrenatural en nosotros. Es necesario que nosotros,
los sarmientos, estemos unidos vitalmente a Cristo.
Estamos vitalmente unidos a Cristo cuando usamos los
medios que el mismo Cristo nos ofrece en la Iglesia,
principalmente
los
sacramentos.
Necesitamos
permanecer unidos a Cristo para dar frutos de gracia y
santidad. Como el sarmiento no puede dar fru­to si no
está unido a la vid, así nosotros no podemos realizar
obras sobrenaturales si no estamos unidos a Cristo.
Necesitamos estar unidos a Cristo para pedir y que se
realice lo que pedimos porque lo hacemos en el
nombre de Cristo, identificados con su voluntad.
PAGINA WEB DE SAN BARTOLOME
http://www.stbartholomew.org – Ver Comunidad Hispana
MISA DIARIA Y EXPOSICIÓN DEL SANTISIMO
Lunes-sábado
Exposición del Santísimo a las 7:30 y Misa 8:00 a.m.
La adoración es entrar con la profundidad de nuestro
corazón en comunión con el Señor que se hace presente
corporalmente en la Eucaristía. Vengamos a adorarle.
CONFESIONES
Domingos: 5:15 - 5:45 p.m. en español
El Señor los espera siempre, en especial todos los
domingos.
MAY 3, 2015
MAYO MES DE MARIA
La presencia salvífica de María en sus diferentes
advocaciones nos indica la preocupación vehemente del
Padre y del Hijo por todos nosotros. Usando a María como
Su interlocutor, Dios se comunica con el hombre,
anunciando Su próxima venida. La Virgen ruega a todos
“que nos mantengamos en oración”, especialmente con el
rezo del Santo Rosario. En esa plegaria repetimos muchas
veces las palabras que la Virgen oyó del Arcángel y de su
prima Isabel; en el trasfondo de las Avemarías, pasan ante
los ojos del alma los episodios principales de la vida de
Jesucristo”. Respondamos a la invitación de María,
rezando el Santo Rosario, sea en privado, en familia o
comunitariamente en la iglesia.
NOVENA A LA VIRGEN DE LA MEDALLA MILAGROSA
Un camino hacia Dios de la mano de María. Todos los
Martes a las 7:30 PM en la Iglesia de San Bartolomé.
Rezada en español, con exposición del Santísimo
Sacramento. Nueve martes terminando en Mayo.
Información con María Lelia Orozco: 301-469-0103.
GRUPO DE JUVENTUD DE SAN BARTOLOME
El Domingo 10 de Mayo, el grupo de juventud de San
Bartolomé asistirá al partido de los Nationals, esto será
de 12:30 a 4:00 p.m. El costo es de $10.00. Informes con
María Kaufmann. [email protected]
LITURGIA DE LA PALABRA DE LOS NIÑOS
Para niños en Escuela Elemental, 5-10 años, Valeria
Conde, Coordinadora de la Liturgia. Está diseñada para
que los niños experimenten la Palaba de Dios durante la
Eucaristía en la misa dominical, de modo que puedan
entender las enseñanzas de Jesús, con una pedagogía
acorde a sus edades.
DIA DE SAN BARTOLOME
Lo celebraremos el Domingo 17 de Mayo, Misa familiar a
mediodía, seguida de comida y otras actividades. Mayores
detalles se darán a conocer próximamente.
EL SACRAMENTO DEL BAUTISMO
Para mayor información, favor llamar al Diácono Julio al
teléfono 703-821-1654. [email protected]
PROYECTO RAQUEL
¿Sufre y tiene sentimientos no resueltos después de un
aborto provocado?
¿Siente que Dios nunca podrá
perdonarla? … ¿No puede usted perdonarse a si misma? El
Ministerio del Proyecto Raquel de la Arquidiócesis de
Washington quiere ayudarle! Para mayor información por
favor comunicarse con Luz Menjivar al 301-853-4565 ó
puede escribirnos a [email protected]
PREPARACION PARA EL MATRIMONIO
El programa de preparación para este Sacramento
comienza con seis meses de anticipación a la fecha de la
boda. El Diácono Julio ofrece preparación matrimonial en
español y en inglés.
Información: [email protected] Tel: 703-821-1654
MONAGUILLOS
Necesitamos jóvenes y adultos que deseen ser
monaguillos. Para detalles de preparación e informes
comunicarse
con
Jesús
Manuel
Berard. [email protected]
INFORMACION PARA EL BOLETIN
La fecha límite es el día domingo anterior a la publicación
del mismo.
Contactar a
Rafael Espinosa.
[email protected] GRUPO DE ORACIÓN RIOS DE AGUA VIVA
El grupo de oración “Ríos de Agua Viva” le invita a
compartir un momento con el Señor, los lunes de 10:00
a.m. a 12:30 pm. en la oficina hispana, al lado de la
Sacristía. En la primera media hora se rezará el Rosario.
Dirigido por Sonia Ruiz, informes: [email protected]
REZO DEL SANTO ROSARIO
Domingos a las 5:30PM, antes de la Misa de las 6:00PM.
FIFTH SUNDAY OF EASTER
St. Bartholomew Parish Office
6902 River Road, Bethesda, Md. 20817
Tel: 301-229-7933 ♦ Fax: 301-229-7998
♦ www.stbartholomew.org ♦
Office Hours: Monday-Friday, 9:00 a.m.—4:30 p.m.
[email protected]
Baptisms—3rd Sunday of the month, appointment only. Parents are obliged to take a brief class related to the Sacrament prior to the Baptism. Class is held 1st Wednesday of the month. Registration is required. Call the Parish Office for more information.
Weddings—Please contact one of the priests at least 6 months prior to anticipated wedding date. Pre-Cana and instruction are required.
Sacrament of Reconciliation—Saturday, following 8.00 a.m. Mass, and 3:30-4:30 p.m.;; Sunday, 5:15-5:45 p.m. (Español), or by appointment.
RCIA (Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults) - The process of becoming a Catholic Christian. Call the Parish Office for information.
Adult Choir—Weekly rehearsals on Wednesday, 8:00-10:00 p.m. Choir sings every Sunday at 10:00 a.m. Mass.
Pastoral Care of the Sick and Homebound—Please notify the Rectory Office if you know of any parishioner who is sick or homebound and who would like to receive Holy Eucharist or the Sacrament of the Sick so that we can arrange to take him/her the Eucharist or the Sacrament of the Sick.
Note to New Parishioners—We extend to you a warm welcome from our Parish Community and encourage you to become active, involved members of the parish. Please obtain a registration form from the parish office, or from the Church vestibule.
Please Note: Bulletin notices must be received no later than 12 Noon on the Monday prior to the desired weekend of publishing.
ST. BARTHOLOMEW ORGANIZATIONS/MINISTRIES
Pastoral Council
Finance Committee
Altar Servers
Monaguillos/Hisp. Coord.
Bartholomew House
Busy Men at Work Group
CYO
Children’s Liturgy
Choir
Church Guild
Eucharistic Ministers
Ministros Eucarísticos
Gabriel Network
Home and School Assn.
Hospitality & New In the Pew
Ignatian Volunteer Corps
Knights of Columbus
Lectors/Liturgy Committee
Lectores
Hispanic Liturgy
Prayer Chain Respect for Life
Sick and Homebound
Social Concerns
Sodality
Stephen Ministry
Ushers
Ujieres
Wedding Coordinator
Youth Minister
Judy Arcidiacono (Chair) ................... 301-461-1893
Hernan Oyarzabal (Hisp. Rep.) .......... 202-714-7622
Valeria Conde (Hisp. Rep.) ................ 301-340-8227
Paul Johnson (Chair) .......................... 301-320-4632
Roberto Garcia-Lopez (Hisp. Rep.).... 301-469-8482
Richard Elliott .................................... 202-686-0263
Jesus Manuel Berard, Ph.D. ............... 631-793-2005
Joe Hanle, Dir .................................... 301-320-6151
Jesus Manuel Berard, Ph.D. ............... 631-793-2005
Tom Serena ........................................ 301-320-0578
Diana Carter ....................................... 301-229-5117
Valeria Conde (Hisp.Coord.) ............. 301-340-8227
Carole Wysocki (Director) ................. 301-717-8850
Maria El-Khouri ................................. 301-897-9005
Ann Kennedy ..................................... 301-229-7614
Selma deLeon .................................... 301-229-6591
Jennifer Bautista ................................ 301-793-1899
Bonnie Perkins ................................... 301-299-8091
Nancy Brouillard McKenzie .............. 301-229-1071
John Vivian ........................................ 301-461-3597
AnneMarie Economopoulos............... 301-365-1233
Hernan Oyarzabal .............................. 202-714-7622
Susan Schill ....................................... 301-469-4973
Katie Soto .......................................... 301-767-1705
Contact Rectory ................................. 301-229-7933
Tom Carty .......................................... 301-587-8860
Sally Aitken ....................................... 301-365-4719
Deacon Julio Blanco-Eccleston .......... 703-821-1654
Theresa Kowal ................................... 301-320-8876
Mary Ann Chalfant ............................ 301-299-3739
Maria Kaufmann ................................ 240-468-9896