17th Sunday in Ordinary Time July 29, 2018

“There is a boy here who has
five barley loaves and two fish;
but what good are these for so many?”

John 6: 9

 

Father Jozef will be on vacation Monday, July 30th to August 8th.

Pastor: Reverend Jozef Kovacik

Phone: (814) 684-1480 (Parish Office & Rectory)
Fax: (814) 684-7969
Website: www.stmatthewtyrone.org
Email: stmatthewtyrone@gmail.com

Parish Office Staff:
Administrative Assistant: Rose Long
Financial Administrator: Debbie Zakrzwski

Office Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Friday
8:30 AM – 2:30 PM

Pastoral Ministry:
Sister Karen Duddy, C.C.W.
Cell: (814) 935-2934 E-mail: kseashored@msn.com
Sister Jane Miller, C.C.W.
Cell: (814) 931-1120 E-mail: jmseashell@msn.com

Director of Religious Education: Gia Patton
Call (814) 682-9108 or email smspatton@gmail.com

Coordinator: Elementary & Middle School: Mark Raffetto
Phone: (814) 934-2936 Email: psufanmark@gmail.com

Elementary Classes: (Grades K-6): Sunday mornings 9:00 AM to 10:15 AM (weekly during the school year)

Middle/High School: (Gr. 7-11): Sunday: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (twice a month during the school year)

RCIA: Susan Burkholder (814) 684-0352

Ministry to the Homebound: Paula Lambert (814) 932-0651

Pastoral Council – Jack Chambers (814) 632-3339
Finance Council – Dennis Rozick (814) 684-5511
School Council – Lawrence McKernan (814) 632-7767
Cemetery Committee – Michael Feller (814) 932-1788

Saint Matthew Catholic School
“serving our community since 1869”
Principal: Mrs. Debbie St. Pierre
Principal’s email: dstpierre@stmatthew-school.org
School Phone: (814) 684-3510
School web-site: www.stmatthew-school.org

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THOUGHTS ON STEWARDSHIP AS A WAY OF LIFE

 

“There is a boy here who has five barley loaves and two fish; but what good are these for so many?”
John 6: 9

The miracle of the Loaves and Fishes is the only miracle which is recorded six times in the Gospel. It carries two important messages. First, no matter how little we have, we always have enough to share. Second, Christ can take our humble gifts and do great things with them if we are just willing to let Him. No gift is too small or insignificant!

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MASS/RECONCILIATION SCHEDULE

Weekend Mass Schedule:
– Saturday at 5:00 PM
– Sunday at 8:00 AM & 10:30 AM
Weekday Mass Schedule:
– Monday through Friday – 8:00 AM
Holy Day of Obligation Mass Schedule:
– Vigil – 7:00 PM
– 9:00 AM & 7:00 PM

Sacrament of Reconciliation is celebrated on Saturday from 4:00 PM till 4:30 PM or anytime upon request

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Mass Schedule & Intentions:

July 28 – August 5, 2018

Sat. 5:00 PM – Dorothy Olley – Carole & Matt Gill
Sun. 8:00 AM –Gheer Oswald Fam – Paulett Davis
10:30 AM- For the People of the Parish – Pastor
Mon 8:00 AM – NO MASS
Tues. 8:00 AM – NO MASS
Wed. 8:00 AM – NO MASS
Thurs. 8:00 AM – NO MASS
Fri. 8:00 AM – NO MASS
Sat. 5:00 PM – Bill Korman – Wife Mary Jane/Dan
Sun. 8:00 AM – Richard Searer – Ann & Family
10:30 AM – For the People of the Parish – Pastor

If you would like to have a MASS celebrated for the deceased members of your family, or friends, or for special intentions, please stop by or call the parish office.

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Activities for the Week of July 30th

Mon. 6:30 PM – Lifetouch Directory Committee (GS)
Tues. Church Meals
Wed 3:30 PM – Rosary
Thurs. 6:00 PM – Music Ministry Party (Off Campus)
6:30 PM – Bingo (H)
Fri. Church Meals
Sat. Lifetouch Photo Sign-ups (All Masses)

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LITURGICAL MINISTRIES SCHEDULE

July 30th thru August 5th – Lectors
Weekdays – 8:00 AM – V. Frantz
Sat. 5:00 PM – B. Lambert, T. Jeffries, T. Jeffries
Sun. 8:00 AM –B. Hiergeist, M. Ruscio, C .Mertiff
10:30 AM – R. Long, A. Brisbin, D. Murray

August 4/5 – Altar Servers
Sat. 5:00 PM – N. Lewis, M. Lewis
Sun. 8:00 AM – A. Markel, L. Hamer
10:30 AM – A. & E. Riling

July 30th thru August 5th
Extraordinary Ministers of the Eucharist
Weekdays – 8:00 AM – P. DelBaggio
Sat 5:00 PM – M. Raffetto+, K. Raffetto, L. Morrison
Sun. 8:00 AM – C Ruscio+, C. Woomer, R. Woomer
10:30 AM – T. Patton+, G. Patton, D. Castagnola

August 4/5 – Music Ministers
Sat. 5:00 PM – TammyMaureen
Sun. 8:00 AM – Tammy/Leslie
10:30 AM – Tammy/Aye

July $ Counters – B. Lambert+, P. Lambert, J. Everhart

Church Cleaners – July 29th thru August 11th
L. Wertz, S. McNelis, J. Everhart, V. Frantz

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Stewardship Reflection July 29th

The account of the loaves and fishes is an awesome example of Christian stewardship. We re-create this miracle in our everyday lives when we generously share a portion of our time, talents, and possessions with others.

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DON”T BE LEFT OUT!!!

PHOTO DIRECTORY SIGN-UPS CONTINUE before/after all Masses this weekend and next, especially for next Thursday, August 9 through Saturday, August 11 (Wednesday, August 8, is full!!) LIMITED SLOTS are available! During the week you may sign up online at
https://booknow-lifetouch.appointment-plus-com/yd3yhdzg now that glitches have been worked out. Future dates–Thursday, September 13, through Saturday, September 15—are also available.
Reminder: All participating families will receive a free 8 x 10 photograph and free Parish Directory. Those choosing to purchase photos receive a 20% discount.

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The PHOTO DIRECTORY COMMITTEE

Will meet tomorrow, Monday, July 30, 6:30PM, in the Gathering Space to discuss Directory contents and design. Any parishioner is welcome to join in this discussion.

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Tyrone Food Bank

Remember the Tyrone Food Bank in your monthly offerings. Donations can be “dropped” off in the vestibule.

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