Computer Holy War
Between moments of dispensing wisdom, it seems that historical religious leaders had also learned software programming. One day a great contest was held to test their skills.After days and days of fierce competition only two leaders remained for the last day’s event: Jesus and Mohammed.
After days and days of fierce competition only two leaders remained for the last day’s event: Jesus and Mohammed.The judge described the software application
The judge described the software application required for the final test and gave the signal to start writing code.The two contestants feverishly typed away on their keyboards. Routines, classes, applets, and applications flew by on their screens at incredible speeds. Windows dialogs and other intricate graphics began forming on their monitors.
The two contestants feverishly typed away on their keyboards. Routines, classes, applets, and applications flew by on their screens at incredible speeds. Windows dialogs and other intricate graphics began forming on their monitors. The clock showed that the contest
The clock showed that the contest would soon be finished.Suddenly, a bolt of lightning flashed and the power went out. After a moment it came back on — just in time for the clock to announce that at last the competition was over.
Suddenly, a bolt of lightning flashed and the power went out. After a moment it came back on — just in time for the clock to announce that at last the competition was over.The judge asked the two contestants to reveal
The judge asked the two contestants to reveal their finished software. Mohammed angrily said that he’d lost it all in the power outage.
The judge turned to the other competitor.
Jesus smiled, clicked a mouse and a dazzling application appeared on his screen. After just a few moments the judge was clearly impressed and declared Jesus the victor.When asked why the decision was made the judge pointed out the unique characteristic that set the winner apart from all the other leaders:
When asked why the decision was made the judge pointed out the unique characteristic that set the winner apart from all the other leaders:
We would like to welcome all visitors to our parish! If you are interested in becoming a member of our parish family, please fill out the coupon in the bulletin and return it to the Rectory or put it in the collection basket. You can also send us an e-mail to [email protected] and Br. Martin will reply.
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Welcome to Our Newly Baptized
Harlann Aurora Caraballo
Thomas Gerard Miller
Trinity Rose Hernandez
Yadira Liz Martinez
Seemer Ismael Seokaran
Seeraine Latchme Seokaran
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New St. Anthony Statue
We would like to thank the Bovenzi and Santillo families for their generous donation of our new statue, in loving memory of their parents. We truly appreciate their kindness and dedication to St. Anthony….Pray for us!!!
WEEKEND OF April 2/3, 2016
Saturday, April 2, 2016
5:00 PM Lector: J. Penna
Servers: Robert Rock / Jacob Freeman/ Dominic Bambino
Sunday, April 3, 2016
8:00 AM Lector: J. Gallagher
Servers: Dylan Basian & Logan Bastian
10:00 AM Lector: J. Curtis & C. Manno
Servers: Joseph Grazianni
11:30 AM Lector: D. Miller & K. Miller
Servers: Julio Paez/ Louis Vega / Mario De Leva / Joseph Ford/ Miguel Jacobo
5:00 PM Lector: B. McFadden
Servers: Adrian Lozada/ Alexander Lozada & Martin Irwin
This week’s collections: Holy week and Easter, $ 9,862. Thank you for your generosity and support throughout the year!
LET US PRAY
Please remember the souls of all the deceased Veterans and the faithful departed. We also pray for all those who are ill:
Gianna Andolina, Sixto Arteaga, Carmen Beltrante, Sean Barker, John Bender, Sr. Maria Benedict, Vicki Bueno, Nick Carlozzi, Dorothy Ciocca, Giuseppe Cirianni, Mike Comodeca, Maria Costanzo, Fannie Costanzo, Francis Costanzo, Charlie Curly, Judith Cullen, Catherine DeLeva, Anthony DePolo, , Mark Di Donato, Benny Donofrio, Giuseppa Di Stefano, John Drabek, Mary Fogliano, Justina De La Garza, Judith Gillen, Chester Glica, Martin J. Glica, Angela Isabella, Cindy Jontony, Fr. Jerome P. Laubacker, O. de M. , Br. Martin Joseph, O. de M. Michael Laughman, John Mazzarella, Louise McGiboney, Vincent Mirelez, Ann Mulgrew, Tom O’Donnell, Joseph Parente, Josephine Parente, Tom Pienkowski, Jeannine Rini , Elizabeta Romano, Beverly Rodriguez, Mark Rudolph, Antonio Ruggiero, Rosa Ruggiero, Tonia Sauro, Betty Scaia, Teri Schmultz, Mary Shofariu, Anton Smuk, Angeline Stacer, Ellen Sweeney, Bertha Vega, Diane Viccarone, Kassidee Viccarone, Nicole Viccarone, Tony Viccaro, Shannon Weiskittel, & Michael Weiskittel.
The Holy Eucharist is exposed from 3:00 PM to 5:45 PM, every Thursday, with Benediction. Come and spend some time with Christ present in the Blessed Sacrament.
We ask everyone to “Please turn off your cell phones and paging devices,” while in Church, as a courtesy to everyone in the House of our Lord.
Easter Giving, Thank You
All the Friars and Sisters here at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel would like to thank everyone for all your kindness and generosity during this Easter Celebration. From all of us to all of you, “Have a Very Happy, Holy, and Blessed Easter.”
Readings for the Week of April 3rd, 2016
SUNDAY: Acts: 5:12-16/Rv.1:9-11a,12-13,17-19/ St. Jn. 20: 19-31
MONDAY: Is. 7:10-14, 8:10 / Heb. 10:4-10 / Lk. 1:26-38
TUESDAY: Acts 4:32-37 / Jn. 3:7b-15
WEDNESDAY: Acts: 5:17-26 / Jn. 3:16-21
THURSDAY: Acts: 5:27-33 / Jn. 3:31-36
FRIDAY: Acts:5:34-42 / Jn. 6:1-15
SATURDAY: Acts: 6:1-7 / Jn. 6:16-21
NEXT SUNDAY: Acts : 5: 27-32, 40b-41/ Rv. 5:11-14 Jn. 21:1-19
“JESUS, I TRUST IN THEE!“
Divine Mercy Sunday
Celebrate Divine Mercy Sunday on April 3rd, 2016. We will have confessions, Holy Rosary, Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament, Divine Mercy Liturgy, and Benediction. We will begin at 3:00 PM. Remember Our Lord’s Promise to Sister Faustina on this special Sunday of Mercy:
“The Soul that will go to confession and receive
Holy Communion shall obtain complete forgiveness of
sins and punishment. Let on soul fear to draw near me,
even though it’s sins be as scarlet.”
We are looking for a few more people that would willing to join our church choir. They practice on Thursdays at 7:00 PM, in the Church, they sing at the Sunday, 11:30 AM Mass! Please consider joining us in musical celebration. Please use the side entrance, near the Rectory, in the garden. To enter the Church.
“2016, OLMC School Gala”
On Saturday, April 16, 2016, we will be having a school gala event at the Near West Theater. This is sponsored by our, Our Lady of Mount Carmel School Foundation. Tickets are $200 per person, there are also corporate sponsorships available as well. Please contact Fr. Richard for further details.
School registration is now in progress at OLMC School for next year. We are registering all grades from PreK-3 through 8th grade. Please, call the school for an appointment. Spread the word to all your friends and family. Your child deserves it!!!
“Divine Mercy Chaplet”
For the “Jubilee Year of Mercy,” we will be having every Sunday at 3:00 PM the Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament, Divine Mercy Chaplet, and Benediction. Please join us for this special “Jubilee Year of Mercy”.
This year, Gordon Square will again be offering free income tax preparation on Tuesday and Thursday evenings, also on Saturday mornings at 6516 Detroit Ave., please check out the website to schedule an appointment. Also, they are in need of volunteers to help out. If you have some time to help out for a great cause, please see Gina Morris at the Gordon Square Arcade.
O.L.M.C. 90th Anniversary
Wednesday, April 20, 1926, was the beginning of our parish of Our Lady of Mount Carmel. Fr. Vincent began to come from St. Rocco’s on Fulton Rd. to say Mass at the storefront on 69th Street. These were humbling beginnings, of which today we reap many blessings.
Annual Villa Mercede Meeting
Our annual Villa Mercede board meeting will be held on Thursday, April 21, 2016, at 6:30 PM, in the Villa dining room, located at 1331 W. 70st. The meeting is open to everyone.
Catholic Charities 2016 Appeal
The Catholic Charities Annual appeal has begun! There are envelopes at the end of each pew to be used for your donations. For over 100 years, Catholic Charities has been helping people in our community. Catholic Charities follows Christ’s teachings by serving more than 30,000 people each year! Please, give generously to this annual appeal.
Fr. Justin Freeman Invites You….
To join him in the Footsteps of the Apostle Paul Pilgrimage. For more information, you can contact him at [email protected]
54 Ways to Celebrate the “Year of Mercy”
By the doors, there are copies of “54 Ways to Celebrate the Jubilee Year of Mercy.” please take one and put it to good use, celebrating God’s Love and Mercy.
Sunday, April 3, 2016 – Sunday of Divine Mercy
3:00 PM Divine Mercy Celebration Services
4:00 PM *Door opens at Pope St. John XXIII
6:00 PM * Bingo starts
Monday, April 4, 2016 – Solemnity of the Annunciation Of the Lord
10:30 AM * N.A. Meeting in Fr. Marino Hall
5:30 PM * Evening Prayer/ Recitation of the Rosary And Litany
6:00 PM * Miraculous Medal Novena to follow Mass
7:15 PM * Italian class in Fr. Marino Hall
Tuesday, April 5, 2016 – Easter Weekday
P.N. * WELCOME BACK TO OUR STUDENTS
5:15 PM * Evening Prayer/ Recitation of the Rosary And Litany
8:00 PM * AA Meeting in Cafeteria
Wednesday, April 6, 2016 – Easter Weekday
5: 15PM* Evening Prayer / Recitation of the Rosary And Litany
6:00 PM * Mass and Novena to Our Lady of Mercy
Thursday, April 7, 2016 – St. John Baptist de la Salle
7:00 PM Choir Practice, Church Balcony
7:00 PM * Scout Leaders Mtg. in Fr. Marino Hall
8:00 PM * AA Meeting in Cafeteria
Friday, April 8, 2016 – Easter Weekday
8:15 AM * School Mass
Saturday, April 9, 2016, 2016 – Easter Weekday
3:30 PM to 4:30 PM * Confessions
Sunday, April 10, 2016 – Third Sunday of Easter
10:00 AM *CCD in School Library
4:00 PM * Doors open at Pope St. John XXIII
6:00 PM * Bingo games start
On Wednesday, April 13th, we will be having our first planning meeting for our 90th Italian Festival being held from July 13th through July 17th. Anyone with ideas to improve our festival are welcome to attend. We will be in the Mercy Room, beginning at 7:00 PM
Still Need $6,060
Mass Intentions for the Week
Saturday, April 2, 2016 Easter Octave
6:30 AM + Vincent McDonnell by Family
5:00 PM + Samuel, Francesca & Joseph Coreno by Family
Sunday, April 3, 2016 Sunday of Divine Mercy
8:00 AM * Devotees of Divine Mercy by Rose & Tony Ruggiero
10:00 AM + Deceased Members of Nonni Cilluffo & Madonia By Maria
11:30 AM (L) & Deceased Members of the Arditto Family By M/M Martin Di Leo Family
5:00 PM + Pete Raffa by Raffa Famiglia
MONDAY, April 4, 2016 Solemnity of the Annunciation of The Lord
6:30 AM + Richard Piccillo by Mrs. E. Valenzola
6:00 PM + Ann Carmela Thomas by Carmella Mastroianni
TUESDAY, April 5, 2016 Easter Weekday
6:30 AM + Virginia Mazzarella & Angela Mazzarella—Krulik by Robert Mazzarella
6:00 PM + Concetta & Luigi Sarto by Family
WEDNESDAY, April 6, 2016 * Easter Weekday
6:30 AM * (L) Spec. Intention for E. Gerber by Family
6:00 PM + Assunta & Pasquale Lavalle by Phyllis Lavalle
THURSDAY, April 7, 2016 St. John Baptist de la Salle, Priest
6:30 AM + R ose R eeves by R ita & R ichard Sk rok
6:00 PM + Nina & George Gorman by M ary Gorman
FRIDAY, April 8, 2016 Easter Weekday
6:30 AM + Bolestaw Pienkowski by Family
8:15 AM + Vincent M c Donnell b y Family
6:00 PM + Raymond Jontony by Family
Saturday, April 9, 2016 Easter Weekday
6:30 AM + William H. Burkhardt by Regina Burkhardt
5:00 PM + Mike & Raffaella Piroletti by Dolores & Connie
Sunday, April 10, 2016 * Third Sunday of Easter
8:00 AM + Aaron Nicholas Mentkowski / Mary & Joseph by Lyn & Johnentkowski
10:00 AM + Nino Di Stefano by Famiglia
11:30 AM + John & Jerri Pom peani by Pom peani Family
5:00 PM + Antonio Lavalle by Raymond & Fran Lavalle
Save The Date!!!
April 13th—Italian Festival Planning Meeting
April 16th——-OLMC School Foundation Gala
April 21st—-—–—Annual Villa Mercede Meeting
July 13th to 17th———90th Annual Italian Festival
Did you Know???
That, the door of the Church, on the Rectory side, is open all day long. Take some time to stop by aand visit with Our Lord in His house. Peace be with you!
Mission Statement of OLMC
We, the Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Family, called by the spirit to holiness, strengthened by Word and Sacrament, guided by His Holy Mother, strive in our different ways to participate in the mission of Jesus. We, His Family, share His Good News, pray together, serve others, teach, and empower all to be a witness of His healing love to all people.