HOLY NAME PANCAKE BREAKFAST
The Holy Name Society of Lady of the Angels Parish will hold their annual “All the Pancakes You Can Eat” Breakfast next Sunday, April 8, 2018, from 9 a.m. until noon in the lower level of the Lyceum, 329 45th Street. Take out service is available. Adults, $6.00 and children (under 12), $3.00. Tickets will be on sale in advance and at the door. Proceeds benefit local and parish charities. You are also invited to bring any of the following items that the Holy Name Society members are collecting to be given to a homeless shelter: new pair(s) of socks, toilet tissue, paper towels, Kleenex, men and women razors, shaving cream, tooth paste, tooth brushes, deodorant, and feminine hygiene products.
VOLUNTEERS FOR WEDNESDAY ADORATION
We want to have at least ones person in the Chapel during the Wednesday Adoration from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. At this time we are noticing that there are certain time-slots at which volunteers are needed to fulfill this desire. The time slots of (9:00 – 10:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. and from 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. are the times needing volunteers. If you would be able to volunteer during any of those times, please call Eileen at the Parish Office.
WEEKDAY MASS LOCATION
There have been a number of new parishioners who have been asking where to find the 6:30 p.m. weekday Mass. The weekday Mass is celebrated at the Parish House Chapel, which is located at 225 37th Street, Monday thru Thursday and on First Fridays and all are welcome.
PRAYER FOR ON MISSION FOR THE CHURCH ALIVE
Father of Mercy, as we journey On Mission for The Church Alive!, endow us with your gifts of collaboration, courage and compassion. Help us to fulfill the mission of Jesus and His Church through vibrant parishes and effective ministries. Raise up selfless, energetic leaders to serve the Church in fidelity and with care. May we, the Church of Pittsburgh in Allegheny, Beaver, Butler, Greene, Lawrence and Washington Counties, be sustained and strengthened by your grace. Help us to learn Jesus, to love Jesus and to live Jesus. Hear this prayer and grant it through Jesus Christ our Lord, with the help of our dear Blessed Mother, under the mantle of her love, Amen.
If you have clothing you are no longer using you can put them to good use by donating them to someone in need through the St. Vincent de Paul receptacle located at the bottom of our parking lot. Clothes can be dropped off there anytime and they will be picked up and given a new home.
MASS BOOKLETS FOR YOUNG PEOPLE
If you have young people in your family who would benefit from following the Mass in a Booklet that explains the Mass please stop by the vestry to pick one up before Mass. We ask that the Booklets be brought back after the Mass so that they can be available for other children at the Masses.
PADRE PIO RELICS
The relics of Padre Pio will return to the Saint Paul Cathedral in Pittsburgh on April 4 and 5. On Wednesday, April 4th at noon there will be a Mass at which Bishop Zubik will preside and Fr. Tom Betz, the Capuchin Provincial, will preach. After the Mass there will be veneration of the relics. All are welcome!
PRAYER REQUEST BOX
You are reminded that the Prayer Request box is available on the table in the back of church to receive any requests you would like to lay before the altar each week. The women of the Rosary Society, as one of their ministries, have been taking those prayer requests on the first Sunday of each month and dividing them up among their members and personally pray for those listed on the intention sheets.
COMMUNION TO THE HOMEBOUND
If you know of any parishioner who is homebound please call their name into the Parish Office so that we can arrange for them to receive the sacraments on a regular basis. A number of our Ministers of Communion go to the homes and are happy to bring the Eucharist to the homebound.
RCIA FAITH STUDY
Are you or someone you know interested in joining the Catholic Church? Are you married to a Catholic spouse, raising children Catholic, and/or interested in knowing more to be able to share with them? Are you a Catholic who was baptized but never received the Eucharist or Confirmation? RCIA Faith Study may be for you! There is no time like the present to begin your inquiry into the Faith! Classes start in September. To learn more or to sign up please contact Deacon Richard or you can call the Parish Office.
ADULT CHOIR PRACTICE
Every Wedbesday at 7:00 p.m. in the Church. Bell Choir Practice Sundays after 10 am Mass NEW MEMBERS ARE WELCOME!
COMMUNION FOR CELIAC SUFFERERS
If you have been diagnosed with Celiac Disease we want you to know that we do have gluten free hosts available. Please come to the Vestry on the right side of the church before Mass and let Bro. John know of your need and we will make sure to consecrate a gluten free host for you. We do ask that you sit up toward the front of church so that we can bring communion to you in the pew.
ENVELOPES IN PEWS
You will notice that there are Offering Envelopes in each of the pews. These are not there to replace the Offertory Envelopes that are mailed to the homes but are made available for visitors as well as any parishioner putting loose money in the collection basket. Any loose money placed in these envelopes will be deposited as Parish Share and therefore will be tax exempt in our future Parish Share Assessment.
LEARN ABOUT MARRIAGE ANNULMENTS
Divorced Catholics and everyone else who may be interested in learning about the annulment process are welcome to attend a free workshop with Jay Conzemius, JCL, judge and moderator of the Diocesan Tribunal. He will speak at five locations. Topics will include: theology of marriage; ministry of the tribunal; marriage annulment types; why, when and how to start the petition for annulment process; and a process overview. Afterward participants can ask questions and/or start the process. No reservations are required, but if you do plan to attend please email AnnulmentsIntake@diopitt.org or call 412-456-3033 so that seating arrangements can be made. The presentations are scheduled on the following dates, times, and locations in the local parish hall: February 21 (Wed), 7:00PM at Saint Kilian (Cranberry Twp); February 24 (Sat), 5:15PM after Mass at Saint Anne (Castle Shannon); March 6 (Tues), 7:00PM at Saint Bede (Point Breeze); March 7 (Wed), 7:00PM at Saint Peter (Slippery Rock); and March 13 (Tues), 7:00PM at Saint Ann (Waynesburg). All are welcome.