May 3, 2015 FIFTH SUNDAY OF EASTER

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84 Carleton Avenue * Central Islip, New York 11722 Phone: 631-234-6535 * Fax: 631-234-7474 * Email: [email protected] Website: www.stjohnofgodparish.org

Rev. Christopher Nowak, Pastor Pastoral Staff Rev. Freddy Lozano, Associate Pastor Sr. Valerie Scholl, CSJ, Pastoral Associate/Admin. Rev. John Ekwoanya, in Residence Sr. Claudia Allen, CSJ, Apostolado Hispano Dcn. Ronald J. Gillette Ms Carmen Roncal, Pastoral Associate Dcn. René O. Alvarado Mrs. Ana Sullivan, Parish Social Ministry Coordinator Mrs. Maggie Martin, Religious Education Mr. Jack Lafferty, Pastoral Associate Fundraising/CMA Mrs. Eleanor Gould, Music Ministry Mrs. Patricia Walsh, Secretary

Parish Center: 631-234-6535 Religious Education: 631-234-4040 Outreach Office: 631-234-1884 Cemetery Office: 631-234-8297 Parish Office Hours: Monday – Saturday: 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM Sunday: 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM (For Mass Cards) Emergency Sick Calls Any Time

Apostolado Hispano 631-234-6535 Equipo Pastoral Que Habla Español

Rev. Christopher Nowak, Pastor Rev. Freddy Lozano, Pastor Asociado Hna. Claudia Allen, CSJ Sra. Carmen Roncal Sra. Ana Sullivan, Ministerio Social

Sunday Mass Schedule Saturday Vigil: 5:00 PM Chapel Sunday: 8:00 AM Church 9:30 AM Church 11:00 AM Chapel (Family Mass)

Misas En Español Vigilia Sábado: 7:00 PM Capilla (Misa para Jóvenes) Domingo: 9:30 AM Capilla 12:30 PM Capilla Martes: 7:00 PM Capilla

Bilingual Special Needs Mass With Special Blessings to the sick 1st Sunday of every month: 4:00PM Chapel

Adoration & Benediction 1st Friday of the Month: English 9:30 AM to Noon Church

Weekday Masses Monday – Saturday: 9:00 AM Church Devotions Miraculous Medal Novena: Monday at 9:00 AM Mass Sacraments Reconciliation: Saturday at 4:00 PM in the Church or by appointment. Please call the Parish Center. Baptism: 1st Sunday at 2:00 PM. Parents must register at the Parish Center at least 1 month before the baptism. Marriage: Those wishing to be married must make arrangements at least 6 months in advance. Call the Parish Center. Our Lady of Providence Regional School Pre-K (4 yrs.) through 8th Grade 631-234-1113 or 631-234-6324 www.olprov.org Principal: Ms. Sharon Swift

Español 8:00 PM to 9:00PM Church Sacramentos Bautizos en Español: 2do y 4to Domingo de cada mes, 2:00 PM Los padres de los niños deben ir a la oficina para inscribirlos. Llame 631-234-6535 x 106 para una cita. Confesiones: Los sábados a las 4:00 PM Primera Comunión y Confirmación: Niños de 6 hasta los 17 años deben asistir a las clases de Educación Religiosa de acuerdo a su edad. Llame: 631-234-4040 Sacramentos Para Los Adultos: (18 años en adelante) Llame 234-6535 x 106 para más información. Las clases para los adultos son los domingos a las 11:00 AM. Matrimonio: Inscribirse 6 meses antes de la fecha de la boda. Llame: 631-234- 6535 para hablar con un miembro del Equipo Pastoral que habla español. Nuestra Señora de la Providencia Escuela Católica Pre-K (4 años) hasta 8vo grado 631-234-1113 o 631-234-6324 www.olprov.org Principal: Ms. Sharon Swift

May 3, 2015  FIFTH SUNDAY OF EASTER

Mass Intentions for the Week of May 3: Monday – 9:00AM – Sr. Rosemary Lesser Tuesday – 9:00AM – Gisele Louis Wednesday – 9:00AM – Thomas Brennan Thursday – 9:00AM – Kevin and Patricia Devine Friday – 9:00AM – Thanksgiving to St. Joseph Saturday – 9:00AM – Ceil Fadelici _ 5:00PM _ Rottmann Family Sunday – 8:00AM – All those enrolled in the Society of Prayer – 9:30AM – Rocco Palatucci – 11:00AM – The People of St. John of God

THANK YOU FOR YOUR GENEROSITY

Please keep in mind when considering Your Donation to the Parish that We Have Raised Our BREAKEVEN AMOUNT from $8,500 per week to $9,000. This is due to increase cost and expenses (Electric, gas, oil, etc…) GRACIAS POR SU GENEROSIDAD.

Por favor tenga en cuenta al considerar Su donación a la parroquia que Hemos Aumentado nuestra CANTIDAD DE EQUILIBRIO de $8,500 por semana a $9,000. Esto se debe al aumento de costos y gastos (electricidad, gas, petróleo,etc)

Weekend of Apr. 25 & 26 Sharing One’s Resources in the Parish

READINGS FOR THE WEEK

$11,000

Monday –

Easter Weekday Acts 14:5-18 Jn 14:21-26 Tuesday – Easter Weekday Acts 14:19-28 Jn 14:27-31a Wednesday – Easter Weekday Acts 15:1-6 Jn 15:1-8 Thursday – Easter Weekday Acts 15:7-21 Jn 15:9-11 Friday – Easter Weekday Acts 15:22-31 Jn 15:12-17 Saturday— Easter Weekday Acts 16:1-10 Jn 15:18-21 Sunday – Sixth Sunday of Easter Acts 10:25-26, 34-35, 44-48 1 Jn 4:7-10 Jn 15:9-17

BREAD & WINE MEMORIAL In Loving Memory of:

JOHN & KAY FINNIN Requested by: Jim & Annamay Walsh

$10,000

$ 9,620.01

$9,500 $9,000 $8,500

ATTENDANCE:

$8,000 $7,500 $7,000

1,345

$6,000 0

Budget

Actual

$9,000

$9,620.

PLEASE CONSIDER PUTTING SAINT JOHN OF GOD PARISH IN YOUR WILL

Consider making a bequest to your Parish of St. John of God. Your gift will allow the parish to continue God’s work here in Central Islip for generations to come.

PRAY FOR THE DECEASED

SPECIAL COLLECTION DATES

May 3

SUNDAY COLLECTION:

$10,500

May 10

Mother’s Day & Monthly Offering Catholic Elementary Schools

Joan Court Salvatore Gurriero Flor de María Lozano (F. Freddy’s sister) Bernard F. Russo

John J. Finnin Kelly M. Lambre Josephine Poulos Eileen M. Smyth

BANNS OF MARRIAGE SEE WHAT’S NEW ON OUR WEB PAGE: www.stjohnofgodparish.org

Mass Presiders’ Schedule: May, 2015 Calendar of Events: May, 2015

1st ANNOUNCEMENT:

Ivan Humberto Herrera Silvia Imelda Mejia St. John of God Parishioners

LITURGICAL MINISTRIES CORNER ESQUINA MINISTERIOS LITURGICOS __________________________________ MAY 6: Children Lectors Rehearsal at 6:30pm to 7:30pm in the Church

MAY 7: Children Lectors Rehearsal at 6:30pm

to 7:30pm in the Church. MAY 9: Children Lectors Rehearsal at 1:00pm in the Seton Room MAY 13: Children Lectors Rehearsal at 6:30pm to 7:30pm in the Church. MAY 14: Children Lectors Rehearsal at 6:30pm to 7:30pm in the Church MAY 16: Children Lectors Rehearsal at 1:00pm in the Seton Room

Children for Life Choir

Saturday: May 9, 16, 23, 30 2:00 PM to 4:00PM call the Parish

Saint John of God Parish Special Needs Mass

With a special blessing of the Sick! May 3rd 4:00PM In the Chapel Wheelchair Accessible

MAY, 2015

St. John of God Pray for ... Pilar Andrade Helena Balazko Sue Bond Mariam Brown Bryan Cassidy Patrick Cox Angelo Cristiano Victoria DeGruccio Eileen Donalson Maureen Esposito Zidnia García Chris Gómez Eleanor Gould James Harker Vivian Harrison Hernández Family Eileen Housman Mary Johnson Catherine Kennedy Mary Kennedy

Joseph Lozito John Lloyd Alberta Mensah Rose Marie Minerva Cheryl Morse Joan O’Connor Brae Oquendo José Pérez Carmen Ramos Catherine Richardson Ismari Rodas Alberta Rosario Carlos Ruíz Kathy Sánchez James Santiago Aleja Soto Sixta Valentin Patricia Watkins Rosemary Watkins

Names will be placed for a month. If you wish a love one to add, keep or remove Please call Parish Office 631-234-6535.

MOTHER’S DAY FLOWER SALE (All proceeds to SJOG) MAY, 9 & 10, 2015 After all Masses

All Are Invited!

More information call Alfonso Paredes or Jack Lafferty at 631-234-6535

VIGIL OF ASCENSION MASS (English) WEDNESDAY, MAY 13 7:30PM CHURCH

Somos Un Rebaño Eucaristía Para Personas con Necesidades Especiales

Con Bendición especial/Unción de los enfermos.

3 de Mayo 4:00 PM Capilla Accesible a silla de Ruedas

ASCENSION DAY MASS (English) THURSDAY, MAY 14 9:00 AM in CHURCH 2:00 PM in CHAPEL MISA DIA DE ASCENSION: (Spanish) THURSDAY, MAY 14 7:30PM, CHAPEL

PARISH OUTREACH OFFICE Telephone: 234-1884 Ana Sullivan, Coordinator

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Telephone: 234-6324 Visit us at: www.olprov.org Ms. Sharon Swift, Principal Like us on Facebook.

Registration for new families is now open. If you would like to register, please call the school at 631-234-6324 or stop in. Documents Required: * Birth and Baptism Certificate * Proof of Immunization * Copy of Latest Report Card (Gr.1-3) * Copy of Last 3 Report Cards (Gr. 4-8) Registration Fee: Non-refundable-$150. Pre K:

4 years old by 12-1-2015 5 full days Physical Ed., Music, Art Guidance, and Technology Kindergarten: 5 years old by 12-1-2015 Full day Technology, Music, Spanish, Art, Phys Ed, and Guidance Grades 1-6: Technology, Music, Spanish, Art, Phys Ed, and Guidance Grades 7-8: Technology, Art, Spanish Phys. Ed., and Guidance ♦ Common Core Curriculum ♦ Computer Lab ♦ Academic Individual Services Program for students who are having academic difficulties ♦ Afterschool Enrichment clubs A Before and After School Care program is available.

Dates to Remember: May 6th

Plant Sale

Thank to all parishioners for your weekly support!

CATHOLIC HEALTH SERVICES Healthy Sundays Offering education and information for your health and well-being

FREE

Medical Screenings DIABETES, CHOLESTEROL, BLOOD PRESSURE *REFRESHMENS WILL BE SERVED* Place: St. John of God Parish (basement) Date: Sunday, May 3rd, 2015 Time: 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM

SERVICIOS CATOLICOS DE SALUD

Domingos Saludables Ofrecemos información y educación para su salud y su bienestar GRATIS EXAMEN MEDICOS DE LA DIABETES, COLESTEROL, PRESION *Se ofrecerán refrescos* Lugar: Iglesia de San Juan de Dios- (Sótano) Fecha: Domingo, 3 de Mayo, 2015 Hora: 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM

Our outreach Center is very low or out of the following items: Cans of tuna, tomato sauce Canned Vegetables: carrots, corn, potatoes, green beans. Diapers: size 4,5, and 6 FOOD PANTRY HOURS Tuesday and Wednesday: 10:00 AM–12 Noon Monday and Thursday: 6:00 PM– 7:15 PM Sunday: 12 Noon — 3:00 PM

THRIFT SHOP HOURS Monday throu Thursday: Monday and Thursday: Sunday:

10:00AM – 2:00PM 6:00PM – 7:15PM 10:00AM—3:00PM

Thrift Shop- Sales Beautiful and Brand New Communion and Baptism gowns. DON’T MISS OUT ON YOUR CHANCE TO SAVE!

Saint John of God Religious Education Touching Hearts ~ Changing Lives Mrs. Maggie Martin, Director Telephone: 631-234-4040 Email: [email protected] Registration for “The Road to Emmaus Faith Camp” and all NEW registrations are ongoing during scheduled office hours: Monday, May 4: 11:00am – 2:30 pm 4:30pm – 7:00pm Tuesday, May 5: 11:00am – 2:30pm Wednesday, May 6: 4:00pm – 7:00pm Thursday, May 7: 11:00am – 2:30pm Friday, May 8: CLOSED Saturday, May 9: CLOSED Sunday, May 10: CLOSED Re-registrations for classes beginning in September have been sent home with your child. Please complete and return to the Office of Religious Education at your earliest convenience so that we can begin planning for next year.

“The Road to Emmaus Faith Camp”

July 6-17, 2015 9:00am – 12:00pm This summer, our parish will offer a ten-day Summer Religious Education Program. The program is designed specifically to meet the needs of the following children in our parish: • Children, between the ages of 7 and 16, who have not been baptized. • Children entering grades 3 – 11 who have been baptized, but have not received the Sacrament of First Reconciliation or First Holy Eucharist. • Children who are entering grades 8 – 11 that have received First Reconciliation and First Holy Eucharist, but have not begun preparation for the Sacrament of Confirmation. Baptismal Certificates and/or Birth Certificates are required at the time of registration.

“Campamento de Fe Camino a Emaús”

6 de julio al 17 de julio del 2015 9:00am – 12:00pm Este verano, nuestra parroquia ofrecerá un Programa de Verano de Educación Religiosa de 10 días. El programa esta diseñado específicamente para satisfacer las necesidades de los niños de nuestra parroquia tales como: • Niños entre las edades de 7 y 16 que no se han bautizado. • Niños entrando a grados 3-11 quienes han sido bautizados pero que no han recibido el sacramento de Primera Recon ciliación o La Primera Sagrada Comunión. • Niños que estarán entrando a grados 8-11 que han recibido Primera Reconciliación y Primera Sagrada Comunión pero que no han empezado la preparación para el sacramento de Confirmación. Certificado Bautismal y/o Partida de Nacimiento es requerido al momento de registración.

My First Holy Communion

This weekend, 63 of our young parishioners received First Holy Eucharist. We rejoice with their families and pray for these children during this special time in their life!

Steven Alfaro Juan Carlos Alvarez Ashleigh Aziz Ariana Banos Balmore Banos Chelsea Borbor Analyse Brown Kimberly Calderón Brando Cando Ashley Carrillo Camilo Cháves Jr. Nicole Cháves Madison Demasco Alannah DiGiorgio-Connor Héctor Díaz Mackenzie Enríquez Rubí Giselle Escobar-Bonilla Christopher Fuentes Jasmine Fuentes Michelle Galeas Brenda Gómez Jancey Gómez Valeria Hernández Eric Herrera Luisa Izaguirre Jean Paul Jativa Dante Lewis Derek López Anthony Macías Alexy Martínez Briana Martínez Geovanni Martínez Alma Moreno Alvarado Heide Navarro Brandon Orellana Joel Parada Arias Ryan Parada Angel Pérez Conil Anthony Perri Kevin Plaisimond Chris Rea Valentina Regalado Joelly Reyes Flores Brian Reyes Villegas Fatima Reyes Douglas Rojas Adriana Romero Raquel Rosado Sheala Rosado Sianna Rosado Katherine Rubio Jackelyne Ruíz Erica Salgado Gabriel Salgado Ayana Schinella Ariana Sefer Valery Sefer Matthew Siles Valerie Velis José Villanueva Joselyn Villegas Méndez Brian Zaldaña Brian Zambrano

Exciting things are happening in Religious Education!

FAMILY MASS ALL FIRST SUNDAYS OF THE MONTH

STARTING ON MAY 3, 2015 11:00AM MASS

A 12:30PM

THE FAMILY THAT PRAYS TOGETHER,

STAYS TOGETHER FR. CHRIS AND THE ST. JOHN OF GOD STAFF WISH ALL MOTHERS HAPPY MOTHER’S DAY!! P. Chris y el Equipo Pastoral de San Juan de Dios desean a todas las madres FELIZ DIA DE LAS MADRES!!!

A Mother’s Prayer Thank you, Lord for bringing my children into my life. Help me guide them and teach them through example to lead lives of wisdom and strength, loving faith. Please let them learn to serve you always in thought and deed. And remind me, Lord to always be there for my family as you are always there for me. Amen

MISA DE FAMILIA TODOS LOS PRIMEROS DOMINGOS DEL MES

EMPEZANDO EL 3 DE MAYO, 2015

MIS

LA FAMILIA QUE REZA UNIDA ESTA UNIDA MAY CROWNING Each year the Faithful of St. John of God Church gather around the statue of Mary in front of the Church on Carleton Ave. To honor Mary, the Mother of God and our mother. This year the event will take place on May 3rd at the end of 11 and 12:30 masses. After a hymn and some prayers, the crowning will take place. First Communion children are invited to wear their special clothes on that day and perhaps one of them will be selected for the crowning.

CORONACION DE LA VIRGEN MARIA Para dar honor a María, la madre de Jesús y nuestra madre, tenemos la costumbre de coronar la imagen de María que tenemos en la Avenida Carleton. Este año dsespués de la Misa de las 11:00AM y 12:30 PM, vamos a tener esta coronación pública. Especialmete los niños y niñas estan invitados a vestir sus trajes de Primera Comunión, sacramento que acaban de recibir. Sin embargo, todos nosotros podemos participar cantando y rezando al terminar la misa y caminemos hacia la imagen de Maria.

MARK YOUR CALENDAR/MARQUE SU CALENDARIO

MAY 3: Reunión de la Ultreya a las 11AM en la Pequeña Cafetería. MAY 3: Healthy Sunday at 1:30-3:30pm in the Cafeteria MAY 4: Christian Mother Meeting at 7PM in the School Faculty Room MAY 7: Lectio Divina Hispanic Group at 7:30PM in the Conference Room MAY 8: AA Meeting at 7PM in the Seton Room MAY 8: Reunión de Jóvenes a 7:30PM en la Pequeña Cafetería. MAY 9: Baptism Class in Spanish at 5PM in Small Café.

CONGRATULATIONS AND BLESSINGS TO PAT WALSH THANK YOU for all your years of work and service at St. John of God Parish and St. John of God Cemetery. You, Tom and family are in our prayers as you begin a new chapter in your lives.

ST. JOHN OF GOD GARAGE SALE

SAN JUAN DE DIOS VENTA EN EL GARAJE

YOUR PRICELESS TREASURES THAT YOU WANT TO DONATE CAN BE TREASURE/ INCOME FOR ST. JOHN OF GOD PARISH

SUS TESOROS DE INCALCULABLE VALOR QUE DESEA DONAR PUEDEN SER EL TESORO/ INGRESO PARA LA PARROQUIA SAN JUAN DE DIOS

DO NOT BRING OR DROP OFF ANYTHING AT THE PARISH

NO TRAIGA O DEJE NADA EN LA PARROQUIA

JUNE 2015

If you would like to donate the following items: • Furniture, Crystal, Tools, Bicycles, (Clothes only in excellent condition), • Anything of value that you would like to donate to St. John of God Parish as a fundraiser will be much appreciated…. PLEASE CALL:

MR. JORGE ALVAREZ: 631-236-5400

JUNIO, 2015

SI USTED DESEA DONAR LOS SIGUIENTES ARTICULOS:

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Muebles, Cristalería, Herramientas, Bicicletas, Ropa (Sólo en Excelente Estado), Cualquier cosa de valor que le gustaría donar a la Parroquia San Juan de Dios como Recaudación de Fondos será muy apreciada.. POR FAVOR LLAME AL: SR. JORGE ALVAREZ: 631-236-5400

(ENGLISH or SPANISH) He will make an appointment with you to look at the items and pick them up.

(INGLES o ESPAÑOL) El hará una cita con usted para mirar los artículos y recojerlos..

DO NOT BRING OR DROP OFF ANYTHING AT THE PARISH

NO TRAIGA O DEJE NADA EN LA PARROQUIA

We will be renting tables for your own crafts that you might want to sell. Each table is $50.00/day. For more information call Jack

Lafferty at 631-234-6535 Ext. 135

Usted puede alquilar una mesa para vender sus artes manuales. Cada mesa vale $50 /día. Para más información llame a Jack Lafferty 631-234-6535 Ext.135

PRAYING USING SACRED SCRIPTURE

Come and center yourself on our Lord: LECTIO DIVINA GROUPS MONDAY AT 9:30AM—CHURCH MONDAY AT 6:15PM—CONFERENCE ROOM PASTORAL CENTER THURSDAY (SPANISH) AT 7:30PM—CONFERENCE ROOM SUNDAY (SPANISH) AT 10:45AM—Small Cafeteria

Pastoral Center SUNDAY AT NOON (AFTER 11AM MASS)- Conference Room Pastoral Center If you want to participate in a group or start and lead your own group call the Parish Center: 631-234-6535

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ORANDO CON LAS SAGRADAS ESCRITURAS Vengan y enfóquense en Nuestro Señor y participe

en alguno de los Grupos de Lectio Divina nombrados arriba, o tal vez desea dirigir su propio grupo llame al Centro Parroquial 631-234-6535 para más información.

ATLANTIC CITY BUS TRIP (A Benefit for St. John of God)

SATURDAY, MAY 16, 2015 TAJ MAHAL DONATION: $35/ADULT: 21 or OLDER, $20 BACK

Need Photo I.D.-Driver License or another form of Photo ID to receive the Bonus. TICKETS ARE AVAILABLE AT THE PARISH CENTER

BUS LEAVES: 8:15AM ON CLAYTON ST. WEST SIDE OF C.I. FIREHOUSE

More Information call Jack Lafferty or S. Claudia at 631-234-6535

VIAJE EN BUS A ATLANTIC CITY (A Beneficio de San Juan de Dios)

SABADO 16 DE MAYO, 2015 TAJ MAHAL DONACION: $35/ADULTO, 21 o Mayor de 21 años

Necesita I.D. con foto, Licencia de Manejo u otra forma de I.D. con foto para recibir el Bonus.

BOLETOS DISPONIBLES EN EL CENTRO PARROQUIAL

OMNIBUS SALE A LAS 8:15AM DE CLAYTON AVE, LADO OESTE DE LA CASA DE BOMBEROS

Más información llamar a Jack Lafferty or Sister Claudia at 631-234-6535

A Prayer for the World Meeting of Families Philadelphia, 2015 God and Father of us all, in Jesus, your Son and our Savior, you have made us your sons and daughters in the family of the Church. May your grace and love help our families in every part of the world be united to one another in fidelity to the Gospel.. May the example of the Holy Family, with the aid of your Holy Spirit, Guide all families, especially those most troubled, to be homes of communion and prayer and to always seek your truth and live in your love. Through Christ our Lord, Amen Jesus, Mary and Joseph, Pray for us! ++++++++++++++++++++++++++

Oración para la Reunión Mundial de las Familias Filadelfia, 2015 Dios y Padre de todos nosotros, en Jesús, tu Hijo y nuestro Salvador, tú nos has hecho tus hijos e hijas en la familia de la Iglesia. Que tu gracia y amor ayuden a nuestras familias en cada lugar del mundo para estar unidas la una a la otra en fidelidad al Evangelio. Que el ejemplo de la Santa Familia, con la ayuda del Espíritu Santo Guíe a todas las familias, especialmente a aquellas con muchos problemas, para ser hogares de communión y oración y para buscar siempre la verdad y vivir en tú amor. A través de Cristo nuestro Señor, Amen Jesus, Maria y José Ruega por nosotros!

SISTERS OF ST. JOSEPH ST. JOSEPH RENEWAL CENTER

1725 Brentwood Rd. Bldg #4, Brentwood

MAY 6: •





“LIVING WITH ALZHEIMER’S & DEMENTIA” 1:00pm to 2:30pm. Presenter: Josephine Daspro, CSJ. Free Offering. “GUIDED MEDITATION FOR INNER HEALING” 7 to 9pm. Presenter: Irene Moore, CCH/Meditation Therapist.. Offering: $15.00 “DEEPENING YOUR SPIRITUAL PRACTICE through the use of FOCUSING” 7:30 TO 9:30pm. Presenter: Kathy Porter. Offering: $15.00

MAY 12: “A SPIRITUAL GATHERING OF WOMEN” 10am to noon. Presenters: Tina Cafaro & Joan Vessio. Offering: $15. SHEPHERD’S GATE ACADEMY: Please support the efforts of Rosa Quiles and Ana Torres to continue conducting the Shepherd’s Gate Academy in the Academy building of Sisters of St. Joseph motherhouse grounds. This is a unique program to help children of Long Island. Please call at 631-435-3215 to take a FREE Tour and see what we are about and what we do to make us successful. •

ST. JOSEPH’S SEMINARY, ACADEMIC OFFICE BURSAR COURSES IN THEOLOGY SUMMER SEMESTER FROM MAY 18 TO JUNE 30 DAY AND EVENING CLASSES AVAILABLE AT THE SEMINARY OF IMMACULATE CONCEPTION, HUNTINGTON AND ST. JOSEPH’S SEMINARY, YONKERS. For more information call at 631-423-0483 Ext. 147

THE RONKONKOMA CENACLE PROGRAM MAY 10: 10AM—4PM – RETREAT CENTER “A DAY TO MOTHER ME” Presenter: Ann Schehr, LMHC, CRC

MAY 16: 10AM—4PM—MAUDE ADAMS HOUSE

“DAY FOR WISE WOMEN” Presenters: Sr. Mary Spratt, r.c. and Diane Rizzo, Cenacle Staff Associate

MAY 17: 2:30PM—4:00PM—MAUDE ADAMS HOUSE

“CENTERING PRAYER AFTERNOON” Facilitator: Sr. Margaret Rohde, r.c.—Offering: Freewill More information call 631-588-8366

Please pray for the repose of F. Freddy’s sister, Flor de Maria Lozano and for the consolation of the Lozano Family. Por favor recemos por el eterno descanso de la Hermana del P. Freddy, Flor de María Lozano y por el consuelo de la familia Lozano. THE SHRINE OF OUR LADY OF THE ISLAND 258 Eastport Manor Rd, Manorville, NY 11949

“A DAY OF PRAYER” IN HONOR OF OUR LADY OF FATIMA WEDNESDAY, MAY 13, 2015 GOOD WILL OFFERING +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++

THE SHRINE OF OUR LADY OF THE ISLAND 6 WEEK SERIES BY FR. HUGH GILLESPIE, SMM

“PREPARATION FOR TOTAL CONSECRATION“ Tuesday May 5, 12, 19, 29, June 2, 9 at 7PM

“LIVING THE CONSECRATION”

English: Thursday May 7, 14, 21, 28, June 4, 11 at 7:00PM Spanish: Friday May 8, 15, 22, 29, Junio 5, 12 at 7:00PM Registration required , For more information call 631-325-0661

VIRTUS TRAINING IF YOU ARE A SJOG PARISH VOLUNTEER IN ANY MINISTRY, AND YOU ARE 18 YEARS OLD OR OLDER AND YOU HAVEN’T TAKEN THE MANDATED DIOCESAN VIRTUS TRAINING BY NOW, IT IS TIME TO DO SO; OTHERWISE YOU CAN’T SERVE AS A VOLUNTEER. FOR YOUR CONVENIENCE WE ARE OFFERING THREE SESSIONS ON JUNE, PLEASE CHECK BELOW DATES AND REGISTER AT www.drvc.org THEN SCROLL DOWN TO VIRTUS ONLINE, CLICK ON TO REGISTER, SELECT “SESSION” “START”: MONDAY, JUNE 1, 2015 AT 6:30PM—ENGLISH TUESDAY, JUNE 2, 2015 AT 1:00PM—ENGLISH WEDNESDAY, JUNE 3, 2015 AT 7:00PM—SPANISH SESSION DURATION IS BETWEEN 2 OR 3 HOURS.

For more information or any questions, please call Carmen at 631-234-6535 Ext.105

We are St. John of God Parish—Committed to Faith, Family and Community! Somos La Parroquia de San Juan de Dios - Comprometidos a La Fe, La Familia, y La Comunidad!

LOS ADULTOS Y LOS SACRAMENTOS

LA BARBACOA

Hay muchas parejas buenas que asisten a la Iglesia todos los domingos y llevan a sus niños a las clases de religión cada semana. Sin embargo, a ellos mismos les faltan uno o más Sacramentos. Hay varias razones para esta situación triste, muchas veces puede ser remediada facilmente. Debe hablar con un miembro del equipo pastoral.

El domingo pasado el Grupo de Oración patrocinó este exitoso evento. El trabajo que hicieron fue prodigio de parte de algunos miembros del Grupo—especialmente Yanira y Walter.

LAS PRIMERAS COMUNIONES

Además de cocinar y preparar el lugar donde se vendieron los platos de comida, fue necesario dejar limpio todo al final del día. Este fue uno de los eventos planeados para recaudarfondos para la Iglesia.

Ya muchos niños y niñas han recibido la Primera Comunión. Normalmente es un evento muy especial en la vida de una familia. Ahora la Los miembros del Grupo de Oración familia tiene la obligación de llevarlos a la iglemerecen nuestras gracias y felicitaciones. sia los domingos y otros días de guardar. También, los Padres tienen que asegurarse que estos niños crezcan en su conocimiento de la fe continuando sus clases de Educación Religiosa. El ambiente en que los niños viven hoy en día no ayuda a los padres en sus esfuerzos de comunicar valores Buenos a sus hijos. Las Clases de Religión ayudan a los padres en esta tarea tan importante. GANADORES DE LA RIFA En la misa de las 7:00PM, del sábado 25 de abril, los jóvenes sacaron los boletos de los tres ganadores. Primer Premio: Iphone 6 – Sandra Hernandez; Segundo Premio : $500– Samuel Jolón; y Tercer Premio:$2,500-Henry Vallejo.

SORTEO

1st. Premio

2nd. Premio

Con las ganancias de la rifa, los jóvenes comprarán uniformes y otras cosas necesarias para su equipo de fútbol. Los juegos comenzarán pronto.

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Lectio Divina: is a form of prayer using Sacred

Lectio Divina: es una forma de oración utilizando Scripture. It is a four step process, using Scripture as its las Sagradas Escrituras. Se trata de un proceso de cuatro basis to get to know our Lord in a more profound way. It is a pasos, usando las Escrituras como base para conocer a process that was developed by St. Benedict and can be used nuestro Señor en una forma más profunda. Fue un in individual prayer or in a group. proceso desarrollado por San Benedicto y se puede utilizar como oración individual o grupal. 4 STEPS: READ, MEDITATE, PRAY,

CONTEMPLATE

BEGIN WITH A PRAYER TO THE HOLY SPIRIT: Come Holy Spirit, illuminate my mind, open

my heart so I can encounter in your Word Christ, the Way, the Truth, and the Life…..Help me follow today, the call of Christ in a new way, according to your word. And let me be for all in the world, one who is sent by the Lord, let me be a brother/sister, let me be a friend, let me be a disciple of the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. Amen.

4 PASOS: LEER, MEDITAR, ORAR, CONTEMPLAR

COMENZAR CON UNA ORACIÓN AL ESPÍRITU SANTO: Ven, Espíritu Santo, ilumina mi

mente, abre mi corazón para que yo pueda encontrar en la Palabra a Cristo, el Camino, la Verdad y la Vida……. Ayúdame a seguir hoy, la llamada de Cristo de una manera nueva, conforme a tu palabra. Y lo digo por todos en el mundo, uno quien es enviado por el Señor, quiero ser un hermano/hermana, un amigo, ahora voy a ser un STEP 1: READ: What does the Biblical Text Say? At the most basic level: What is going on in this discípulo del Padre, del Hijo y del Espíritu Santo. Amén. PASO 1: LEER: ¿Qué dice el texto bíblico? En el Scriptural passage? You have to identify a WORD, nivel más básico: ¿Qué está pasando en este pasaje PHRASE, IDEA that touches your heart….that the Lord bíblico? Usted tiene que identificar una PALABRA, places in your heart….. FIRST READING: read the text out loud FRASE, IDEA que toca su corazón…..que el Señor pone en tu corazón….. slowly and intentionally. PRIMERA LECTURA: lea el texto en voz alta REFLECTION: take several minutes to lenta y deliberadamente. reflect on the reading and allow the Holy Spirit to surface REFLEXIÓN: tome varios minutos para a WORD, A PHRASE, AN IDEA/CONCEPT that is reflexionar sobre la lectura y permitir que el Espíritu central to the meaning of the text for you (What is the Santo le revele UNA PALABRA, UNA FRASE, UNA Biblical text saying?). IDEA/CONCEPTO que es el centro del significado del INTERNALIZE: repeat the word or phrase texto para usted (¿Qué le está diciendo el texto bíblico?). either out loud or in your heart. INTERNALIZAR: repetir la palabra o frase en voz alta o en su corazón. STEP 2: MEDITATE: What is Jesus saying to me personally through this Scripture Text? What does God PASO 2: MEDITAR: ¿Qué me está diciendo want me to know or see through this Scripture Text. How personalmente Jesús a través del texto de la Escritura? does this text speak to my experience in life? ¿Qué es lo que Dios quiere que conozca o vea a través del texto de la Escritura? ¿Cómo este texto me habla a mi SECOND READING: read the same experiencia en la vida? passage again. SEGUNDA LECTURA: leer el mismo pasaje. MEDITATION: take several minutes to reflect on the question: What is Jesus saying to me MEDITACIÓN: tome varios minutos para personally through this Scripture Text? reflexionar sobre la pregunta: ¿Qué me está diciendo personalmente Jesús a través de este texto de la STEP 3: PRAY: My Lord has spoken to me in the Escritura? Scriptural Text: What do I want to say back to him in PASO 3: ORAR: Mi Señor me ha hablado en el texto Prayer? Bíblico: ¿Qué es lo que le quiero decir a Dios en oración? THIRD READING: may want to re-read TERCERA LECTURA: puede volver a leer el the same passage again. mismo pasaje. REFLECTION: Jesus has spoken to me REFLEXIÓN: Jesús me ha hablado personally in this Scriptural text. What do I want to say personalmente en este texto Bíblico. ¿Qué quiero decir a to my Lord in Prayer? mi Señor en oración? PRAYER: say your prayer to our Lord ORACIÓN: diga su oración a Señor ya sea en either out loud or interiorly. voz alta o interiormente. STEP 4: CONTEMPLATE / ACT: As a result of PASO 4: CONTEMPLAR / ACTUAR: Como my prayer, what is Jesus calling me to DO (this week) as resultado de mi oración, ¿A qué Jesús me está llamando a result of this process? Finally, our prayer calls us to HACER (esta semana) como resultado de este proceso? action ultimately to be more compassionate and faithful. Por último, nuestra oración nos invita a la acción, en CONTEMPLATE: on what our Lord is calling definitiva, a ser más compasivo y fiel. you to do as a result of this process. CONTEMPLAR: en lo que nuestro Señor está llamándome hacer como resultado de este proceso.

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