2 October 1, 2017 Twenty-Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time ZEC 8:1-8 MT 18:1-5,10 NORBERT SHOEMAKER JOHN & KAREN MINZENBERGER "Which of the two did his father's will?" They answered, "The first." Jesus said to them, "Amen, I say to you, tax collectors and prostitutes are entering the kingdom of God before you." - Mt 21:31 ZEC 8:20-23 LK 9:51-56 NOON NEH 2:1-8 LK 9:57-62 NEH 8:1-4,5-6,7-12 LK 10:1-12 WALTER PRICE WIFE KAY REDDY ANNE BATTISTONI LIVING AND DECEASED MEMBERS OF HOLY TRINITY LADIES GUILD Wedding Banns II. Jake LaFleur and Rachel Lotts REPOSE OF THE SOUL. We pray for the repose of the soul of Tim Coughlin, brother of Nancy Williams. May he and all the faithful departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace. Amen BAR 1:15-22 LK 10: :00 P.M. BAR 4:5-12,27-29 LK 10: :30 A.M. IS 5:1-7 PHIL 4:6-9 MT 21:33-43 ANTHONY REICHART MIKE & JAN O BRIEN EDWARD, KEVIN & ROBBIE CALVEY PARENTS DOLORES HALL SANDY WAITE 9:00 A.M. CY BLISS RAFAEL & LUCY SILVA 10:30 A.M. MIKE SHMELTER SHMELTER FAMILY NOON MARGARET MARY MCCANN BOB & BARBARA BROWN NOTICE: If you are having a Sunday Mass offered for a particular intention and would like to bring up the gifts of bread and wine, please notify an Usher before Mass begins. Thank you. Thank you for your Generosity! September 24, $10, Catholic Communication Campaign $ The Second Collection today is designated for the victimized people and communities affected by Hurricane Irma. Thank you in advance for your continued generosity. If you are considering a donation by check, please make it payable to: Holy Trinity Parish. Thank You! BLANKET SUNDAY COMING SOON Next weekend is Blanket Sunday, sponsored by the Diocesan St. Vincent de Paul Society. When you make a donation, your money will go even further through bulk purchases of blankets and other items for the homeless and poor individuals in our own metropolitan area. Envelopes are available on the shelves in the back of the church or you may also donate online at NOTICE: If you are having a Sunday Mass offered for a particular intention and would like to bring up the gifts of bread and wine, please notify an Usher before Mass begins. Thank you. Sunday Preschool starts Today, Sunday, October 1, 2017 during the 10:30 AM Mass. Preschool age children are invited to participate in lectionary based lessons. All classes are held in the preschool building during the 10:30 AM Mass. Parents are required to stay on the property and all children attending classes must be restroom trained. Registration forms are available on the shelves in the back of church or are available in the Sunday preschool classroom. ATTENTION. 8th Grade Parents and students.. The Confirmation Information meeting will be held at 7:00 PM in the gym on both Monday, October 9th and Wednesday, October 11th. Students and parents need to attend only 1 session. Liturgical Minister Schedule TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURS FRI SATURDAY SUNDAY OCT 2-3 OCT 4 OCT 5-6 OCT 7 OCTOBER 8 8:00 AM NOON 8:00 AM 5:00 PM 7:30 A.M. 9:00 A.M. 10:30 A.M. NOON LECTORS K. RIPICH M. RIPICH T. PABIN S. PATTERSON J. SLIFE T. WILD J. BEATTY M. HAUCK R. HERNANDEZ M. BUCES EXTRAORDINARY MINISTERS OF THE EUCHARIST J. SCHNEEBERGER K. SCHNEEBERGER N. URRUTIA L. WENDT K. MCFADDEN G. ROMANO D. SAUTO K. SHAFER C. CRAMER L. DUNFORD D. GEROW K. GIBBINS L. GREER K. HRUSOVSKY M. HRUSOVSKY S. OBRAL J. HERDA L. KRAKOWSKI S. HOBBS L. LEEMANS SERVERS P. MARTIN R. MCCHRYSTAL A. SIKLOSKI A. REILLY C. LYON J. LALLY C. WENDT D. CAMP L. BRIAN J. NORRIS J. NORRIS D. WEISENSEEL E. BURKE C. BURKE M. GORMAN M. KEMER J. STALLA A. KRAKOWSKI S. BROADBENT L. GARDNER
3 Holy Trinity Parish POPCORN SALE.Cub Scouts from Holy Trinity s sponsored Pack 462 will be selling popcorn before and after the Masses this weekend. Several varieties of popcorn will be available. Cash, check and credit cards will be accepted for payment. This fundraiser supports the scouts in their various activities throughout the year, including camping and community service. Thank you in advance for your generous support. PET BLESSING. Wednesday is the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi. Holy Trinity School will host a pet blessing on Wednesday morning, October 4th at 8:00 AM. All pets and owners are asked to gather on Fr. Misenko s front lawn and find a space in the Blessing line. Don t forget to bring along the proper items for pet clean up. HTS SPRING BOOK FAIR Holy Trinity School's Fall Scholastic Book Fair will be held from Monday, October 2 nd to Friday, October 6 th in our school library. Family, friends and parishioners are welcome to browse and buy books daily from 8 AM to 1:30 PM. Proceeds from the Book Fair benefit the Holy Trinity School Library! PANCAKE BREAKFAST..Holy Trinity s Boy Scout Troop 462 cordially invites you to their annual pancake breakfast on Sunday, October 15, from 8 AM to Noon. Breakfast includes sausage links, coffee, orange juice and all you can eat pancakes. Cost is $7 for adults, $5 for seniors (60+) and $3 for children ages Cash, checks and credit cards will be accepted at the door. All proceeds will benefit the 2018 big adventure. HOLY TRINITY BOOK CLUB The next meeting is on Monday, October 30th at 7:00 PM in the Parish Center. The book, Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate is the poignant story of two families, generations apart, that are forever changed by a heartbreaking injustice. All are welcome to join us. FATIMA ANNIVERSARY MASS. All of the faithful of the diocese are invited to join Bishop Nelson J. Perez in a special Mass celebrating the closing of the anniversary celebration of the apparitions of the Blessed Mother at Fatima, Portugal in The Mass will be celebrated on Saturday morning, October 7th at 10:00 AM in St. John Cathedral in downtown Cleveland. Please join the bishop in this special moment honoring Our Lady. Parking is available on the surface lot behind the Cathedral. PRAY FOR OUR SICK Avon, Ohio Katie Anderson Dina Baca Grandpa Mike Bierek Greg Bierek Pamela Boltrolik Peggy Brennan Alice Conrad Gail Czekaj Peter D Amico Lenna Danburg Joanne Drellishak Richard Dziak Patricia Eversole Anna Ferguson -Valore Jill Flanigan Lisa Frye Kelly Gaynier Jerry Gill Noah Gromek Diane Gugliotta Marilyn Hassel Dan & Muriel Havel Judy Henderson Albert Hoch John Humphries Jakob Hwang Joe Jackson Norma James Laura Keane Karen Knable Patricia Kohut Nick Kondos Kelly Konya Deanna Kostalnick Carol Kubiak Janice Leemans Barb Lehnerd Don Maloy Rocco Mastramico Christine Mathews Robert Mayton Joseph McFarland Amy Morris Andrea Nagy Sandra Pantina Tara Pemberton Dennis Pocos Geralynn Rikard Devon Rolle Jim & Eloise Schmitz Michael Siciliano Michael Simoson Arlene Smith Gregory Smith Jeff Smith Rege Smith Regie Smith Jim Somers Roy Thompson Sandra Tomcho Gerald Urig Peggy Viviani Greg Weller Neal Wiemels Tom Wiemels Pauline Wysocki Christine Zander Tom Zander and for all our homebound parishioners. Please call the parish office to have your name added or removed from this list. If anyone needs communion to be administered to a Homebound parishioner, please contact the Parish Office. PRAY FOR OUR TROOPS May God bless and protect our parish sons and daughters serving in the armed forces of the United States. Paul Bohnert Grace Heathcoat Katie Schlather James Evans Mary Heathcoat Maureen Schlather Kevin Healey Alex Leigh John J. Sutcliffe Family Perspective What is your opinion? was the trick question the Pharisees asked Jesus in their attempt to trap him into saying something controversial. Jesus outsmarted them as he tried to get the rule makers and score keepers to see the bigger picture of God s generous mercy. In families and on Facebook we would do well to invite one another to think and reason together rather than stirring up arguments with loaded opinions. Developing the virtues of understanding and empathy develop conscience and the ability to follow the Lord from your heart much better than stirring up con- Trinity Teens Upcoming Events Tuesday will be our Youth Group Night from 6:30-7:30 PM in the Basement. Mrs. Frank > 40 DAYS FOR LIFE. From September 27 November 5, you are invited to join other Christians for 40 days of prayer and fasting for an end to abortion. You re also invited to stand and peacefully pray anytime between 7 AM to 7 PM during the 40 day vigil outside various clinic locations. Contact John Noall at or or visit the website: for more information and for facility locations.