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Thank you, Father Andrew Semler, Pastor
Collection for the Church in Central and Eastern Europe
March 5th, we will take up the Collection for the Church in Central and Eastern Europe. This Collection supports Catholic organizations that provide affordable shelter and training for seminarians in a region that still struggles with the effects of Soviet rule. By providing pastoral care, catechesis, and funding for building renovations, your donations help to restore the Church and build the future in the region. Please give generously to the Collection next week. Visit www.usccb.org (search “Church in Central and Eastern Europe”) to learn more.
5 de Marzo, realizaremos la Colecta para la Iglesia en Europa Central y Oriental. Esta Colecta otorga donaciones a organizaciones católicas que proporcionan viviendas asequibles y formación a seminaristas en una región que todavía lucha con las secuelas del régimen soviético. Al brindar cuidado pastoral, catequesis y fondos para la renovación de edificios, sus donativos ayudan a restaurar la Iglesia y a construir el futuro en la región. Por favor, contribuyan generosamente a la Colecta de la próxima semana. Visiten www.usccb.org (busquen “Church in Central and Eastern Europe”) para más información.
The Black and Indian Mission
Next week March 9th , we will have a second collection for The Black and Indian Mission this collection exists to help diocesan communities to build the Church and preach the Gospel of Jesus among the African American, Native American, and Alaska Native people of God. Every year, it is the amazing generosity of Catholic faithful just like you who enable the Black and Indian Mission Office to support the following important priorities.
La próxima semana tendremos una segunda colecta. La Colecta para las Misiones Afro-Americanas e Indígenas, que existe para ayudar a comunidades diocesanas a edificar la Iglesia y a predicar el Evangelio de Jesús entre los Afro-Americanos, Nativo Americanos y nativos de Alaska, comunidades que también forman parte del pueblo de Dios. Cada año, la generosidad increíble de los fieles católicos como usted, permite a la Oficina de las Misiones Afro-Americanas e Indígenas apoyar las siguientes prioridades.
There will be a Leadership meeting for all organizations in FPH on Tuesday, February 25th at 7:00PM.
Office of Vocations
The Office of Vocations is again gearing up to host discernment events for young men and women over the next several months. The scheduled event is as follows:
Tuesday, 25 February, 2014 – Saint Andrew Dinner for young men currently in high school, grades 9 through 12. Location: Holy Trinity Seminary, Irving
Tuesday, 25 March, 2014 – Marian Dinner for college-age women. Location: University of Dallas.
Thursday, 27 March, 2014 – Saint Andrew Dinner for young men currently in high school, grades 9 through 12. Location: Saint Mark the Evangelist, Plano
Financial Aid Assistance Workshops
Bishop Dunne Catholic School to Host Financial Aid Assistance Workshops
In preparation for the 2014 - 2015 school year, Bishop Dunne Catholic School will host Financial Aid Assistance Workshops on the following dates: Saturday, February 15, 2014: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Saturday, March 22, 2014: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
The Financial Aid Assistance Workshops will serve as an opportunity for parents to complete the Financial Aid application on the Bishop Dunne campus. Please bring all 2012 and 2013 tax documents in order to complete the application. Assistance will be available in both English and Spanish, and all families are welcome to attend.
If you have any questions regarding the FACTS Financial Aid application, or financial aid policies, please visit www.csodallas.org/parent-resources/financial-programs, or contact Deborah Adame at 214-379-2830. For further information regarding the Financial Aid Assistance Workshops, please contact Gabriel Moreno at firstname.lastname@example.org. Bishop Dunne Catholic School is located at 3900 Rugged Drive, Dallas, TX 75224.
Dallas Diocesan Seniors Over 50
Dallas Diocesan Seniors over age 50 are invited to attend 10am Mass, a pot-luck lunch, and an Irish theme program on Thursday, March 13 hosted by Mary Immaculate parish in Farmers Branch,
2800 Valwood Parkway. Bring a dish to share. For carpooling or information call
Karla Warborg at 972-941-8266.
The National Catholic Ministry to the Bereaved
Are you listening? To God? To the patients you visit? To the homebound? Nursing Home residents? Hospital patients? The grieving? Are you always wanting “just the right words to speak?” The National Catholic Ministry to the Bereaved offers this training to enable a YES to all of these questions. While this training is usually offered to those creating a Bereavement Ministry, it is now available to anyone who works and ministers to those who are experiencing loss. Not only loss through death of a loved one, also loss of health, hearing, mobility, independence, etc. Complete training consist of 3 Saturdays: March 1, 15 and April 5, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, in the Seton Faith Formation Center, 3100 W. Spring Creek Parkway, room 110-112 – Cost: $ 45.00 to cover material for training. Facilitators: Merrilee Kralik, BCC, MPM and Phyllis Carr, MPM. Sponsored by the Catholic Diocese of Dallas, Office of Pastoral Services. For more information, call Eloisa Cortinas, 214-379-2883. For the registration form, please visit the diocesan webpage at www.cathdal.org.
The Beginning Experience is a peer ministry for widowed, separated, or divorced individuals. It is a weekend program to help move from the darkness of grief into the light of a new beginning of hope for the future. While this ministry is rooted in the Catholic tradition, it is open to men and women of all faiths. The next weekend retreat will be held April 25-27, 2014 at the Catholic Conference and Formation Center in Dallas. To register please call or text our voicemail number at (682) "BE-DFW-GO", that is (682) 233-3946, or e-mail the DFW Beginning Experience Team at email@example.com. Additional information can be found at www.beginningexperiencedfw.org and www.beginningexperience.org.
MEN’S AND WOMEN’S ANNUAL RETREAT
MEN’S AND WOMEN’S ANNUAL RETREAT
The annual Men’s Retreat will be held on March 20 - 23rd at Montserrat Retreat House on the shores of Lake Lewisville. You will have your own private bedroom and bathroom. This is an excellent time to meditate and listen to talks to help focus on prayer. The benefits from this retreat will strengthen your relationship with God, family, friends and the Church. Contact Chris Starr at 214-240-2803 or register online at www.montserratretreat.org.
The Women’s retreat will be held on April 3-6th. Contact Joan Swirczynski at 972-442-6708 or register online at www.montserratreat.org.
Diocese of Dallas Marian Dinner
Tuesday, March 25th, The Diocese of Dallas will host a Marian Dinner at the University of Dallas for women eighteen years of age and older. This event will begin at 6:00p.m. on the second floor of the Haggar building and will be an opportunity for participants to share a meal, hear presentations on vocations for women, and have an opportunity to have their questions answered. For more information, please contact Tammy Grady at 214-907-9906 or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. Online registration can be accessed on our diocesan website at www.cathdal.org/mariandinner.
Regina Caeli Academy is currently accepting applications for the 2014-15 academic year. Please visit our website at www.rcahybrid.org and choose the Apply link to begin your family application. RCA is hosting an Open House on Sunday, February 23rd from 2:00-4:00 pm for interested families. For additional information please contact: Jorja Baumgarten at email@example.com or 678-995-6848 The campus location is: Christ the King Knanaya Catholic Church, 13565 Webb Chapel Rd. Dallas, TX 75234
Become A Catholic! RCIA
BECOME A CATHOLIC! Are you someone ... or do you know someone ...
* Who is interested in learning more about the Catholic faith?
* Who is interested in becoming Catholic?
* Who is a baptized Catholic but has not celebrated the Sacraments of Confirmation and the Eucharist?
If so, we invite you to join our RCIA program. Weekly sessions focus on the teachings of the Catholic Church and prepare individuals to celebrate the Sacraments of Baptism, Confirmation, and the Eucharist at the beginning of the Easter Season. We meet on Sunday afternoons from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. beginning at the end of August. For more information, please contact Jeff Vehige at 972.461.2797 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Saint Vincent de Paul
The St. Vincent de Paul Society at St. Anthony would like to invite you to join us in helping those in desperate need within our local Wylie community with our hearts, our hands, and our resources. We meet each Monday at 7 pm in the Little White Church. Join us in building a bridge that connects the Gospel to the needs of God’s people. For more information http://stvincentdepaul-wylie.com Monetary donations may be written to St Vincent de Paul Society and mailed to PO Box 1983, Wylie, TX 75098.
La sociedad de San Vicente de Paúl en la parroquia de San Antonio, cordialmente los invita a unirse a nosotros para ayudar a aquellos que se encuentran en necesidad dentro de nuestra comunidad local de Wylie TX. Ayudamos con nuestros corazones, nuestras manos y nuestros recursos. Nos reunimos todos los lunes a las 7 pm en la pequeña iglesia blanca. Juntos construiremos un puente que llevará el evangelio a las necesidades del pueblo de Dios. Para más información http://stvincentdepaul-wylie.com Donaciones monetarias se puede enviar a San Vicente de Paúl PO Box 1983, Wylie, TX 75098.
Hot Line 927-648-6000, for those who are in immediate need of help!
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TV MASS FOR THE HOME BOUND
TV MASS FOR THE HOMEBOUND Make Sundays complete for someone you love who cannot get to church. Please share the news about "My Sunday Mass" on TV: 9:00 a.m. on KPXD Channel 68, Prayer intentions from viewers, uplifting homilies, a Prayer for Spiritual Communion, and closed captioning make "My Sunday Mass" a time of spiritual comfort. For more information or to see the Mass online, visit www.MySundayMass.org. (TV or online liturgy does not meet the Sunday Mass obligation if you can come to church.)
EWTN Global Catholic Network
Turn to EWTN Global Catholic Network for the most comprehensive Catholic coverage of events. EWTN’S website: www.ewtn.com. Click on the Channelfinder to see EWTN’s channel number on your local cable , telephone or satellite television provider.
If you are moving out of the parish, please let us know by calling the parish office at 972-442-2765, so that we can remove you from our membership. We will never remove anyone from our membership unless we are notified. If you are moving into our parish, please be sure to notify your previous parish so that they can remove you from their membership. Si usted se mueve de la parroquia
Si se está moviendo fuera de la parroquia, háganoslo saber llamando a la Oficina de la parroquia al: 972-442-2765, para que los podemos quitar de nuestra membrecía. Nunca quitaremos cualquiera de nuestros miembros a menos que se nos notifica. Si se está moviendo en nuestra parroquia, avísele a su parroquia anterior para que le puede quitar de su membrecía.
How Can I Serve?
How may I serve?
Have you ever considered becoming a Lector or an Extraordinary Minister? Can you give an hour of your time? If interested please contact Warren Bissig @972-422-4742.
Please Pray for the sick, those facing surgery, those recovering from surgery and those in need ofhealing andall that are listed in the book of Intentions.
Altar Flowers/Altar Flores
Altar flowers: If you would like to offer altar flowers for the adornment of the altar, please pick up a form from the back of the church and return it with your payment to the office.
Si desea ofrecer flores para el adorno del altar, por favor, complete el formulario y envíelo con su dinero en efectivo o cheque pagadero a: St. Anthony Catholic Church.
Lost & Found
If you have Lost something here at the church we will have the Lost and found out on a table out in the Atrium. Please check the table. Anything not picked up will go to Christian Care. Thank you.
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Schedule for Ash Wednesday, March 5, 2014 Mass w/Ashes 6:30 a.m. Mass w/Ashes 9:00 a.m. Mass w/Ashes 12:00 p.m. Communion Service w/Ashes 4:30 p.m. Mass w/Ashes 6:30 p.m. Mass w/Ashes (Spanish) 8:30 p.m. *********************************************************
Stations of the Cross/Estaciones de la Cruz Every Friday beginning March 7th at 7:00PM followed by Mass at 7:45PM Cada viernes comienzan a las 7:00 pm seguido de Misaa las 7:45 pm
Confessions/Confesiones Every Wednesday during Lent from 5:30pm – 6:20pm Todos los miércoles durante la Cuaresma de 5:30pm – 6:20 pm
VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL COORDINATOR NEEDED
We are looking for someone who would like to volunteer some of their time in becoming our Vacation BibleSchool Coordinator. Must beregistered intheparish for at least 6 months and be able to be safe environment cleared. If interested please contact the parish office at 972-442-2765
St. Anthony's On-Line E-Giving
Mass Collection for February 23, 2014 $19,305.55 Attendance: 2369 Colecci?n de la Misa del 23 de Febrero, 2014 March children’s collection is for St. James
The gift of generosity, If you need a convenient way to make regular offerings we encourage you to look into our e- giving options. As the pace of life speeds up, you may find electronic giving a most welcome way to make contributions.
Familias de Ofertorio
Familias de Ofertorio:Celebren su cumpleaños, aniversario, o de gracias llevando las ofrendas al altar y reciban una bendición durante la Misa de 12:30, 2 de Marzo Familia: Fabiola Castro
Para más información contacte Yolanda Almodovar—214-779-2325
Recordatorio: Adoración de la hora Santa todas los jueves de 7PM—8PM. Rosario, la Divina Coronilla y la bendición con el Santísimo Sacramento.
Announcements and Inserts Are Due on Tuesdays
The next Safe Environment training class will be held on Thursday, March 13th at 7:00PM in Father Pondant Hall. This class will be for UPDATES only. Please contact Terry Amaro at 972-442-2765 Ext 223 for more information.
Educational Scholarships for Fall 2014 are available for male and female students entering college, graduate school, and high school (Catholic, private, and public). Access applications sponsored by CDA at the parish website ( www.saint-anthony.com), click on organizations/CDA. Due dates vary. For additional info call Karla Warborg 972-941-8266.
Open to all high school students: Join us this Sunday (March 2nd) at 6:30 PM in Fr. Pondant Hall for an exciting look at the salvation we are offered through the Church. We will be partaking in some authentic African cuisine. If you have never joined us for our LifeNights before, grab a friend and come grow in faith and fellowship with us!
JR HIGH – HIGH SCHOOL YOUTH
Starting Thursday, March 6th at 6:30 PM-8:00 PM, each Thursday during Lent, all 7th – 12th grade students are invited to join us for a Lenten Preparation Series. We will have snacks and drinks, and share in the process of Lectio Divina (praying with Scripture). Bring a buddy and check out a fascinating way to prepare for the celebration of Easter! We will meet in the Little White Church. Participation will count as church or spiritual hours for our Confirmation students.
There will be no High School LifeNight on Sunday, March 9th for Spring break.
7th-12th Grade Youth Coordinator
St. Anthony's Catholic Church - Wylie, TX David@Saint-Anthony.com
972-442-2765 ext. 257
JCDA - Saturdays
SAMS Saint Anthony Moms
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We invite you to say the Holy Rosary, sing songs of praise, and recite prayers remembering the Blessed Virgin Mary, at St. Anthony Catholic Church in the Chapel every Wednesday at 5:40 pm - 6:25 pm for details, please call Ned Pinoroc at 972-853-2136
Come Holy Spirit Prayer Group
Come Holy Spirit Prayer Group: We are meeting at Gillian Urpani’s home every Thursday at 7:00-8:30pm for prayer, praise and worship. For information please call Joan Manker 972-734-2825. Pot Luck Dinner - Bring Your Favorite Dish at 6:30 PM on Sept 12th
Little Saints and Scholars
Little Saints and ScholarsLittle Saints and Scholars is accepting registration for the 2014 school year, this is open to the public. We have limited space available. If you would like more information or would like to schedule a tour please call972-442-6076to talk to Sabrina Worrall.www.lsspreschool.com