July 2, 2017 Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time Sunday Mass: Vigil 4pm; 9am, 11am Daily Mass: Mon - Fri: 9am Morning Prayer 8:45am

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First Saturday Mass: 9am

Reconciliation: Saturdays 3:153:45pm and during Eucharistic Adoration. Baptism: Celebrated the 3rd Sunday at 1pm. Call to register for Baptism Prep. Anointing of the Sick: Notify the office when a person is seriously ill. Extraordinary Ministers are available to bring the Eucharist to the homebound. Marriage: Call at least 6 months in advance of your wedding.

St. Athanasius Parish, Reading, MA

July 2, 2017

Please pray for our military and civilians who defend our freedom, especially: Saturday, July 1 9:00am First Saturday Mass 4:00pm Bridget & Damon Murray Memorial Sunday, July 2 9:00am Mass for the People of St. Athanasius 11:00am Mary Zanni Memorial Monday, July 3 9:00am Edward O’Toole Memorial Tuesday, July 4 9:00am US Military Personnel Wednesday, July 5 9:00am Mass Thursday, July 6 9:00am Mass 6:30pm Adoration Friday, July 7 9:00am Mass Saturday, July 8 4:00pm Benedict Marcella Memorial Sunday, July 9 9:00am Mass for the People of St. Athanasius 11:00am Dom DeCristoforo Memorial

S CRIPTURE

FOR THE WEEK OF

The 26th “Yankee” Brigade, and 1st Lts. Ryan & Nolan Johnson, US Army, Patrick Cavanaugh, PFC Christopher Lewis, Lcpl Brenden Amico, Cpl. 3rd Class Christopher Donohue, Justin Whitmarsh, PFC Michael Goddard, Chaplain Tom Whiteman, Brian Basso US. Army

Remember those in need of prayers, especially: Maryann Lucerto, Margaret Sumner, John Cadigan, Pat K & Family, Marie Brown, JDF & Family, Patrick & Brianna, Rick Q, Trudy, Sean T, Dianne, Dina Luongo, Tim I, Anne Bernadette, Bryan, Guarino Family, Fran P, Caroline, Steve R, The Nowicki family, Jon S, Scott, Trudy, Carla, Patrick M, Matthew, Paula, Marie M, Julius L, Barbara, Gil, Sheila S, Bob C, Rose, Dom, Daniel, Alison, Paige Goulet, Sandra Cadigan, Lindsey, Matt & Chloe, Margie M, Kelly G, Frank G, Ben Goodhue, Jeff Eble, Peter, James B, Ann Kiley, Kelleigh G, John M, Christine M, Sheila D, Jay Delaney, Brian, Sue, Catelyn, Richard Rossi, Dorothea Golini, Alicia, Danielle, Nicole, Carol, Claire, Katy, Robert, Richard, Andrew, Thomas, Anna W, Mary M, Terry G,Larry Yetman, Marion,Phil T,Beth O, Denise, Martha K,Anne Marie, Barbara G, Tim Ervin and family, Barbara, Daniel, Asher These names will stay in the Prayer Corner until Sunday, July 3rd. Call the office or email [email protected] to add or renew a name of your loved ones on the list.

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2 SUN 2 Kgs 4:8-11, 14-16a/Rom 6:3-4, 8-11/ Mt 10:37-42 3 Mon Eph 2:19-22/Jn 20:24-29 4 Tue Gn 19:15-29/Mt 8:23-27 5 Wed Gn 21:5, 8-20a/Mt 8:28-34 6 Thu Gn 22:1b-19/Mt 9:1-8 7 Fri Gn 23:1-4, 19; 24:1-8, 62-67/Mt 9:913 8 Sat Gn 27:1-5, 15-29/Mt 9:14-17 9 SUN Zec 9:9-10/Rom 8:9, 11-13/Mt 11:2530

W EEKLY O FFERTORY

M EETINGS & E VENTS Mon, July 3

Office Closed

Tues July 4

Office Closed

Mass Attendance June 24/25 :419 1st Collection: $ 6038 2nd Holy Fathers Peters Pence : $ 1556 Next Week 2ndCollection : Deficit Reduction

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July 2, 2017

From the Catechism of the Catholic Church (Paragraphs 2234-2242) God’s Fourth Commandment enjoins us to honor all who for our good have received authority in society and it clarifies the duties of those who exercise authority as well as those who benefit from it. Those who exercise authority should do so as a service. “Whoever would be great among you must be your servant.” The exercise of authority is measured morally in terms of its divine origin and its reasonable nature... No one can command or establish what is contrary to the dignity of persons and the natural law. The exercise of authority is meant to give outward expression to a just hierarchy of values in order to facilitate the exercise of freedom and responsibility by all. Political authorities are obliged to respect the fundamental rights of the human person. They will dispense justice humanely by respecting the rights of everyone, especially of families and the disadvantaged. Political rights are meant to be exercised for the common good of the nation and the human community: “Be subject for the Lord’s sake to every human institution. . . . Live as freemen, yet without using your freedom as a pretext for evil; but live as servants of God.” Loyal collaboration includes the right, and at times the duty, to voice just criticisms of that which seems harmful to the dignity of persons and to the good of the community. It is the duty of citizens to contribute along with the civil authorities to the good of society in a spirit of truth, justice, solidarity, and freedom. The love and service of one’s country follow from the duty of gratitude and belong to the order of charity. Submission to authority and co-responsibility for the common good make it morally obligatory to pay taxes, to exercise the right to vote, and to defend one’s country. The more prosperous nations are obliged, to the extent they are able, to welcome the foreigner in search of the security and the means of livelihood which he cannot find in his country of origin. Political authorities, for the sake of the common good for which they are responsible, may make the exercise of the right to immigrate subject to various juridical conditions, especially with regard to the immigrants’ duties toward their country of adoption. Immigrants are obliged to respect with gratitude the material and spiritual heritage of the country that receives them, to obey its laws and to assist in carrying civic burdens. The citizen is obliged in conscience not to follow the directives of civil authorities when they are contrary to the demands of the moral order, to the fundamental rights of persons or the teachings of the Gospel. Refusing obedience to civil authorities, when their demands are contrary to those of an upright conscience, finds its justification in the distinction between serving God and serving the political community. “Render therefore to Caesar the things that are Caesar’s, and to God the things that are God’s.” 3

St. Athanasius Parish, Reading, MA

July 2, 2017

A Prayer for our Country to say on Independence Day and the “Fortnight for Freedom”

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Almighty God, Father of all Nations, For freedom you have set us free in Christ Jesus (Gal5:1) We praise and bless you for the gift of religious liberty, the foundation of human rights, justice, and the common good. Grant to our leaders the wisdom to protect and promote our liberties; By your grace may we have the courage to defend them, for ourselves and for all those who live in this blessed land. We ask this through the intercession of Mary Immaculate, our patroness, and in the name of your Son, our Lord Jesus Christ, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, With whom you live and reign, one God, forever and ever. Amen

Congratulations Mr. & Mrs. Coe-Smith

Have a Safe, Happy and Blessed 4th of July !!!!

on receiving the Sacrament of Marriage Friday June 30, 2017

Marriage Bann

July 2 ~ Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time The story of Elisha, in today’s first reading, is a reminder of the importance of hospitality. Hospitality involves openness to what friends and strangers bring to us. It implies attentiveness to the other and the needs of the other. As we consider the ministry of hospitality, we are called to heighten our awareness of others so that we can carry on the ministry of Jesus. Is there a stranger or newcomer at Mass this weekend? Is the hospitality we offer a means of service to others and to Christ in them?

Luke Kimball & Carla Ursino

Coffee Hour We need hosts for July Contact Sophie at 781-944-9085 or sign up in the Parish Center.

Join us for Eucharistic Adoration at St. Athanasius

Donation Opportunities for Special Items Heating Oil (1 week)

Every Thursday from 6:30-7:30pm With Confession

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1 Month of Altar candles

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Flowers for the week

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Bread & Wine for the week

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July 2, 2017

COMMUNITY NEWS St. Athanasius and St. Agnes Youth Ministry WE NEED VOLUNTEERS for events listed Please contact Brad Agostonelli , Youth Minister Cell: 585-200-2831 Office: 781-944-0330 [email protected]

COR UNUM MEAL CENTER Our next visits to serve dinner at Cor Unum Meal Center in Lawrence are on Saturdays 7/29, and 8/19. These trips are open to ages 13 and up. We will meet at 3:15pm in the St. Athanasius Parish Center and return to Reading around 7:30 or 8pm.

PLEASE RSVP TO BRAD ONE WEEK BEFOREHAND.

BOTTLES & CANS

Saturday July 29, 2017, 8am to 11 am We need adult and youth volunteers. The money from the deposits comes back to St. Athanasius Parish.

MUSIC MINISTRY Musicians and singers are wanted! Any middle or high schoolers who sing or play an instrument are invited to participate in the Mass choir at St. Athanasius. Please contact Music Director John Donovan for more information: [email protected]

REMIND APP We have a group communication program using text messaging called Remind. Get youth ministry updates via texts right to your phone. Your cell phone number will not be known. To get started, text @stasyouth to the number 81010 and follow the instructions.

SOCIAL MEDIA Follow us on Instagram @saintasyouth or like us on Facebook at St. Athanasius and St. Agnes Youth Ministry.

A relief fund has been set up to help the Schoolhouse Condo Fire Victims Please consider helping our neighbors in need ! .The Town

of Reading has partnered with Reading Cooperative Bank to create an emergency fund to aid the victims of the fire at the Old Schoolhouse Condominiums on Sanborn St in Reading. Through its Charitable Foundation, the Bank will collect tax deductible donations for the Fund, and donate them to the Town to distribute to affected residents. Tax deductible donations can be made by: Check or cash at any RCB branch. Please make checks payable to: Residents of 52 Sanborn Street. We will also collect donations at the Parish office to send to RCB In Addition: We thank anyone who has contributed to the The “Reading Cares “relief fund. Their mission has been completed by collecting over $13,000 in Gift cards and certificates !!! 5

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July 2, 2017

Parish Staff

HOLY LAND PILGRIMAGE

Pastor ………………………………. Reverend Darin V. Colarusso [email protected]

Walking in the Footsteps of Jesus February 15-25, 2018 Fr. Armano & Fr. Liias, Spiritual Directors

Parochial Vicar………………………..Reverend Patrick Armano [email protected] Permanent Deacon………………………….Deacon Neil Sumner [email protected]

Join Fr. Armano & Fr. Liias on a Pilgrimage to the Holy Land. We will experience the Scriptures come alive and see where Jesus began his ministry. As we following in the footsteps of Jesus, we will discover this unique and spiritual land with visits to Galilee, Tiberius, Nazareth, Caesarea, Capernaum, Bethlehem and Jerusalem.

Permanent Deacon…………..….………...Deacon Matt Baltier [email protected] Administrative Office Manager………………. Kerry Laurenza [email protected] Coordinator of Religious Ed……………………….. Jo-Ann Rossi [email protected] Music Director..………………………………………..John Donovan [email protected] Business Manager……………………………………...Janine Castro [email protected]

A deposit is due by upon time of registration.* Early bird discount for deposits received before July 15th. Final payment is due by December 15, 2017. For more information and to obtain a brochure, contact Cathy DiPirro @ 781-307-2474 or [email protected]

Administrative Assistant ……………………….. Luann Barretto [email protected] Youth Ministry……………………………………….Brad Agostinelli [email protected] Religious Ed Administrative Assistant …..Michele Barrette [email protected] Submissions for our bulletin are by Monday 9am [email protected]

READING FOOD PANTRY Suggestions for July Muffin mix, Napkins, Juice boxes for Children, snack packs of chips or cookies, Cereal , crackers Caring for the needs of our Community 6

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