Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary St. Stanislaus Bishop and Martyr Parish

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1 September 17 th Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary St. Stanislaus Bishop and Martyr Parish 24th Sunday in Ordinary Time I say to you, not seven times but seventy-seven times Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary St. Stanislaus Bishop & Martyr

2 SEPTEMBER 17TH - 24TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME atà ä àç Éy à{x UÄxááxw i Üz Ç `tüç fàa fàtç áätâá U á{éñ tçw `tüàçü Saturday September 16th Sts. Cornelius & Cyprian HEALING Joan Hathaway 5:30pm 7:00pm Maria Tomasiak, Family & Dabrowski Family By Brother, Stanislaw & Family Timothy James Ryan By Mom, Dad, Sister & Brother Nell Miller Francia Helena Mancilla Parte de su hija y familia Sunday September 17th 24th Sunday in Ordinary Time 7:30am 10:30am 12:00pm 1:30pm 6:30pm Felisa Moquia By Linda Prado Anita Notarnicola By Husband, Pierno, Daughter & Grandchildren Pascarillie & Scalzo Families By Szarek Family Thanksgiving for blessings received for Roy Abesamis Frank Burnside By Pauline & Julia Silipo Filipino Mass Alfonzo Annibale By Josephine & Italo Maruca & Family Monday September 18th Weekday Sean Rice HEALING Casey Hobbs 12:00PM Rosary Society Tuesday September 19thSt. Januarius, Bishop Marion Zawlocki By Sr. Francis Marie Poltorakow Family By Helen Cwikla Wednesday September 20th Sts. Andrew Kim & Paul Chong For good health Tom Page By Friend Szantulow Family By Helen Cwikla Thursday September 21st St. Matthew, Apostle Rev s. H. Constants. S. Percy, J. Daudier, C. Kneafsy By Marie Roland Cwiklow Family By Helen Cwikla Friday September 22nd Weekday Veronica & Frank Scott By Son, Frank Marion Zawlocki By Elizabeth Baj & Family Sunday September 17th 24th Sunday in Ordinary Time 11:00am 12:30pm Maria Makosiej By Dorotoi & Marek Stawinski Henryk Sosnierz By Wnuczka Monika Z Mezem Robertem Boleslaw Golebiewski By Rici Bukowski & Family Sunday September 24th 25th Sunday in Ordinary Time 11:00am 12:30pm Maria Makosiej By Krystyna & Stawek Wanta Broniskawa Dworniczak By Syn Z Rodzina Giovanni La Mendola By Wife, Franca Saturday September 23rd St. Pius of Pietrelcina 5:30pm 7:00pm Miles McCall Jose Aldevier Pineda (2nd Anniversary) By Pineda Family Mike Vogelstern Para la gente de la parroquia Sunday September 24th 25th Sunday in Ordinary Time 7:30am 10:30am 12:00pm 6:30pm Altar Bread and Wine is offered this week in loving memory of Cesare & Giovanni Battista By Battista Family Paula Flanagan Raffaele Frogiero By Family Anna Cariola By Vinnie & Joe Campanelli Michael Ciulla By Wife, Vita & Daughter, Felicia Thomas Acunzo By Louis & Christine Cirillo Maria Noto By Nicholas Angelis

3 Stewardship Collection for last weekend at Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary- St Stanislaus B&M Parish Pray for the Deceased May They Rest In Peace Prayer Intentions of Pope Francis for September Parishes That our parishes, animated by a missionary spirit, may be places where faith is communicated and charity is seen. Antoni Lorenc, George Moscardini Petronila Naranjo, Bartholomew Rubino, Stanley J. Gerasimczyk, Rosemarie Calise, Maria Veletanga, Raymond Pollano * The intention of the Mass T

4 LETS DRESS OUR BEST TO GIVE THE LORD OUR SUNDAY S BEST! SEPTEMBER 17, th Sunday in Ordinary Time "I forgave you your entire debt because you begged me to. Should you not have had pity on your fellow servant, as I had pity on you?" The parable Jesus tells today is the story of a king, but in truth it is about Jesus himself. He is the "king" who has forgiven our debts. We are the "servants" whose sins have earned us chastisement. But when we repent and ask for Christ's mercy, he grants it to us without hesitation. The point of the parable, then, is that we too should extend this mercy to others. We should not be like that "wicked servant" who begged for mercy but would not show it to others. Elsewhere, Jesus teaches us to pray, "Forgive us our debts as we forgive our debtors" (Mt. 6:12). We use different words, but a similar meaning when we pray the Our Father asking God to "forgive us our trespasses as we forgive those who trespass against us." But are we sure that we mean what we say? It's important to pause and evaluate how we are doing in this regard. Are we harboring any grudges? Are there people we refuse to forgive? Is there a situation where we are seeking revenge instead of extending mercy? Jesus asks us to do otherwise. He reminds us that we have already been forgiven. We are right now enjoying the benefits of his forgiveness. So we are called to bear in mind our own sins, failings, weaknesses, and "debts" when we deal with others instead of thinking that we are perfectly innocent and acting as if we've never been the beneficiary of mercy. So let us do our best to forgive as we have been forgiven. This doesn't mean approving of wrong behavior; God doesn't ask us to do that. But he does ask us to let go of bitterness and foster mercy instead. RCIAT- Religious Ed for Teens/Young Adults SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 17TH & 24TH Between 10 AM and 11AM Ages: or from 8th Grade up Where: St. Stanislaus Parish House ND AVE. These classes are for preparation of all the sacraments or for the sacraments that are needed to continue in one s faith journey. Walter Strack/Lay Minister/Coordinator of Youth Ministry can be contacted at , Yo Hablo Español! Padre Pio Vigil Mass and Procession Friday, September 22nd at 7:30 pm & Veneration of Relic at Nativity Prayer Cards and Medals will be distributed Thank you to all the people who coordinated, volunteered, and donated to the Multi-Cultural Festival. Thank you for making this possible and a big success!!! ************************************ Dziki wszystkim osobom, które koordynoway, zgosi si na ochotnika i przekaza do Festiwalu Wielokulturowego. Dzikujemy za to, e to moliwe i wielki sukces! ************************************** Salamat sa lahat ng mga tao na nag-coordinate, nagboluntaryo at nag-donate sa Multicultural Festival. Salamat sa paggawa ng posible at mahusay na tagumpay! ***************************************** Grazie a tutte le persone che hanno coordinato, volontario e donato al Festival multiculturale. Grazie per aver reso possibile questo e un grande successo! Special Collection Everyday we see the images of the devastation wrought by Hurricane Harvey, first in the Houston area and now moving. The scenes of devastation are horrendous and the loss of life and property destruction is something we recall from our own experience with Super Storm Sandy. We will have a special collection for those affected by Hurricane Harvey on September 23rd and 24th. Thank you! Confraternity of Christian Women Invite one and all to a Columbus Day dinner on October 8th, 2017 at 2 pm in St. Stanislaus Church Hall Cost: $15 Includes: Salad, pasta, coffee, tea, wine & dessert Please RSVP by Oct 2nd - Alina Golden Agers Thursdays 12 pm - 3pm Next dates: September 21st Join us for our first meeting & pizza party on the 21st Join us for Refreshments & 50/50 Bingo!!

5 Goal: $58,850 Pledge: $46,840 Received: $43, Annual Catholic Appeal % of Goal Received: 73.43% Nativity Columbiettes Meeting Monday, September 18th, :45 pm In Nativity Church Hall The Knight of Columbus are hosting a Night at the Races on Saturday, September 30th, beginning at 7pm. Admission is $10 per person which includes hotdogs, soda coffee, cake and 1 Free Bet A Big Thank You! To Mary for donating the lovely Baldwin upright that we are now using in our choir loft. We will now be able to offer the parish a much broader selection of more intimate music thanks to her generous contribution. The music ministry appreciates your kindness! DIVINE MERCY CATHOLIC ACADEMY CAR WASH SATURDAY, SEPT 16TH, AM - 3 PM NATIVITY CHURCH YARD Cars $10 Small SUV $12, Large SUV $15 Nativity Crusaders CYO Basketball Registration for 2017 Season for Boys & Girls Where: Nativity BVM- Church Basement Hall 91st Street & Rockaway Blvd., Ozone Park When: Tues, September 12th 7:00pm - 8:00pm Wed, September 13th 5:30pm - 7:00pm Thurs, September 14th 5:30pm - 7:00pm Fri, September 15th 5:30pm - 7:00pm. Registration will ONLY be accepted on these dates (late registration ONLY if needed) All home Games & Practices, held at JHS 202, Lafayette St. between Pitkin Ave & So. Conduit, Ozone Park Limited Space for players We will sign up to 10 players per team 2nd - 8th Grade $160 9th Grade $ All Fees Covers: CYO Registration, Game Official Fees, Uniform Jerseys (uniform shorts extra $20), Gym Rental, and insurance. Please contact if you have questions during registration dates only: Ralph

6 Gracias a todas las personas que coordinaron, a los voluntarios y a los que donaron al Festival Multicultural. Gracias por hacer esto posible y un gran éxito! Que Dios los bendiga a todos y los mantenga a su cuidado!