May 19, 2013 Pentecost Gift for service Gospel: John 20:19-23 (appearance to the disciples)
QUESTION OF THE WEEK Adult: What gift of service have you received from the Holy Spirit and how well are you using it right now?
Child: What gift do you hope to receive from the Holy Spirit? How could you use it to serve others?
Mark your calendars for the prayer vigil on Friday, June 7 honoring the Sacred Heart of Jesus and Saturday, June 8 giving devotion to the Immaculate Heart of Mary. This worship is part of St. Mark’s 125th Anniversary celebration.
WELCOME TO ST. MARK STAFF: St. Mark’s rectory welcomes Linda Lundberg as a part time staff member. She joins Toni Dresser, who will work part time as well, and Elaine Uzdale, who remains as afternoon office personnel. We thank these ladies for the many details done daily for God’s kingdom.
CHARISATIC MASS will take place on May 30th at 7:00 PM at St. Mark, Emporium. The celebrant will be Fr. John Mary Tompkins, O.S.B. Music ministry will be provided by Bart Foradora, Fr. Mark Mastrian, Fr. Paul, and St. Mark folk group. There will be prayers for healing after mass. A social will follow in O’Connell Hall.
There are pictures from Fr. Paul and Friends’ Coffeehouse on the Home page of the website. Take a look. A fun time was had by all, especially the band!!
Check out the pictures posted on the JOIN US page of the St Mark Website. Ist Communion and the Anniversary Brunch was attended and enjoyed by many parishioners.
The second Sunday of every month is Cameron County Food Pantry Collection Sunday. Please bring non perishable food items and drop them in the designated location at your church. If you would prefer a monetary donation, please place an envelope in the collection that is labeled “Food Bank.” Thank you so very much for your help to provide food to individuals and families of Cameron County. Cameron County Food Pantry is a ministry provided by the Cameron County Ministerial Association. The funding for the food pantries around the country has been cut, and we have a great need in our community. Please give what you can. Thank you.
PRAYER AT THE LOOKOUT – Join the ever-growing congregation on Whittimore Hill Lookout on Sunday afternoon at 3:30. We are praying for the healing of our community with other members of the Body of Christ.