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at 1:00 PM in Trinity Hall (Rectory Basement). ... The RCIA meets in Trinity Hall at 7:00 P.M. on Monday ... HOLY TRINITY CHURCH – FEBRUARY 2, 2014.

HOLY TRINITY CHURCH Morrisville, Pennsylvania Reverend John C. Eckert PASTOR Warren C. Leonard DEACON Elaine McDowell, PRINCIPAL Kathleen Gnida, COORDINATOR


Founded in 1900 WEB SITE: www.HolyTrinityMorrisville.org RECTORY 201 N. Pennsylvania Avenue, Morrisville, PA 19067 PHONE: 215-295-3045 FAX: 215-295-8317 E-MAIL: [email protected] HOURS: Monday through Friday 9:00 A.M. to 12:00 Noon and 1:00 P.M. to 6:00 P.M. Saturday 10:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M. Noon


RELIGIOUS EDUCATION OFFICE 201 N. Pennsylvania Avenue, Morrisville, PA 19067 PHONE: 215-295-3079 SCHOOL Stockham and Osborne Avenues, Morrisville, PA 19067 PHONE: 215-295-6900 Director of Music Ministries: Lynn Merk [email protected]

NEW PARISHIONERS AND ADDRESS CHANGES: Parishioners moving into and out of the parish or those with a change of address are asked to please notify the Rectory as soon as possible. MASSES Daily:

Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday 9:00 A.M. Tuesday and Thursday 7:00 P.M.


Vigil 5:30 P.M. Saturday 7:30, 9:30, and 11:00 A.M.

Eves of Holydays: Holydays:

5:30 P.M. 9:00 A.M.and 7:00 P.M.*

*Exceptions will be announced CONFESSIONS Saturdays: 4:00 to 5:00 P.M. Eves of Holydays: 4:30 to 5:00 P.M. BAPTISMS Second and Fourth Sundays of the month at 12:00 noon. Parents must be active and registered parishioners for at least 3 months before Baptism is celebrated. Parents and Godparents must attend a Pre-Jordan (Baptism) class. Godparents must be practicing Catholics so they can obtain a Certificate of Eligibility before Baptism date can be finalized. Pre-Jordan instruction is held the third Sunday of the month at 1:00 PM in Trinity Hall (Rectory Basement). Call the Rectory (215-295-3045) to register.

WEDDINGS The Archdiocese requires a six-month preparation period. Make an appointment with Father Eckert to reserve a date. PARISH RELIGIOUS EDUCATION PROGRAM (P.R.E.P.) Classes meet Wednesdays from 6:30 to 7:45 P.M. in Holy Trinity School. RITE OF CHRISTIAN INITIATION OF ADULTS (RCIA) The RCIA meets in Trinity Hall at 7:00 P.M. on Monday evenings. Please call Father Eckert at 215-295-3045 for more information. EXPOSITION OF THE BLESSED SACRAMENT Every Tuesday from 12:00 noon until 7:00 P.M. CHARISMATIC PRAYER MEETING: Tuesdays at 7:30 P.M. in the School Cafeteria. CYO Board: Meets the Second Tuesday of each Month at 7:30 P.M. in Trinity Hall. Website: http://htcyoMorrisville.org Choir: Practice is every Tuesday evening from 7:30 P.M. TO 8:30 P.M. in church.

HOLY TRINITY CHURCH – OCTOBER 29, 2017 {++++} PRAY FOR OUR SICK: Rev. Thomas J. Rooney, Meghan Williams-Trusa, Susan Evans, Elaine Beaulieu, Wendy Vayda Lubin, Rose Cavanaugh, Frank Martin, Frank Monaghan, Annalise Zadnik, Rose Duffy, Catherine Burns, Philip T. Jones, Ken Anderson, Stacey Repsher, Carol Stepaniuk, Chuck Thomas, Jan Sukay, Tony Guaragno, David Lee, David Disler, Al Radosti, Jeanie Cruz, Nicholas Rapino, Jr., Amelia Winters, Meghan Schultz, Elvin Velez, Donna Reilly, Carmela Ciocca, Jordan Davis, Reagan Dowdell, Madeleine Jones, James Yenchick, Trish Miller, Milagros Cortez, Loretta Rigby, Thomas M. Buzby, Mary McNamara, Beth Porreca, Caroline Lanctot, Donna Neebe, Barbara Rider, Lois Wienckoski, Kimberly Park, Infant Ethan Park, Bob Brown, Jim Keaveney, Caterina Mannino, Sallie Reitemeyer, Nancy Lloyd, Carolyn Cominski, Ted Kilkuskie, Joseph Hughes, John Polak, Joseph Bender, Susan Sabate, Bernie & Lorraine Lyczak, Michael & Barbara Demech, Gina Ferrara, Anthony Marrazzo, Jack Soltis, Bill Gould, Sr., Bobby Lloyd. PRAY FOR OUR BELOVED DEAD:

THIRTIETH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME ANNOUNCED MASSES FOR THE WEEK SUNDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2017 7:30 Living & deceased members of the Parish 9:30 Kelli Cappuccio 11:00 Christine Goulet (Second Anniversary) MONDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2017 9:00AM Rose Bauder {MIRACULOUS MEDAL NOVENA AFTER MASS EVERY MONDAY}




SUNDAY COLLECTIONS Oct. 22: 247 Envelopes $6,748.00 10/22 Electronic Giving: 53 $2,134.00 Oct. 15: 247 Envelopes $6,187.00 10/15 Electronic Giving: 52 $1,419.00

5:30PM Gwendolyn Hoffman [Confessions: 4:30-5:00PM] WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2017 ALL SAINTS DAY (Holyday of Obligation) 9:00AM Inez & Fermin Cortez; Juan Cortez & Belinda Cortez 7:00PM Nancy Lally


ALTAR FLOWERS Week of October 29, 2017

Blessed Mother Altar “In loving memory of Christine Goulet” “May perpetual light shine upon her” Requested by: Joe and Patti Bainbridge

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2017 ALL SOULS DAY 9:00AM Commemoration of All the Faithful Departed

St. Joseph Altar “In loving memory of MaryAnn Morocco” “May perpetual light shine upon her” Requested by: Jacqueline Perchalski and Janet Dougherty



Puerto Rico Relief Collection


We will be taking up a collection to help the continued relief efforts in Puerto Rico. The collection will be taken up on Thanksgiving weekend, November 25-26, 2017. We ask for your continued prayers for the people as they try to rebuild their lives. If you plan on being away during this time, please feel free to drop off donations at the th Rectory and they will be remitted after November 26 !

9:00AM Mary Bruner 5:30PM Peggy Fink NEXT SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 2017 THIRTY-FIRST SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME 7:30 Louis Schisler 9:30 Deceased members of the Knights of Columbus 11:00 James Howard

DAYLIGHT SAVINGS TIME ENDS Don’t forget to turn your clocks BACK 1 Hour before bed next Saturday, November th 4 .

++++ th Readings for November 5 Mal 1:14b—2:2b, 8-10; 1 Thes 2:7b-9,13 Mt 23:1-12 1


HOLY TRINITY CHURCH – OCTOBER 29, 2017 HOLY TRINITY CEMETERY COLUMBARIUM The niches in the Columbarium are on sale now! Each of the 4 sides has 6 rows of 3 niches across. Each niche can hold 2 cremated remains in containers of no greater than 11.5 x 11.5 x 6.5 inches. The pricing is as follows Niches 1, 2, 3 = $2,500 (very top row) Niches 4, 5, 6 = $2,750 (second row) Niches 7, 8, 9 = $3,000 (middle row) Niches 10,11,12 = $3,000 (middle row) Niches 13,14,15 = $2,750 (next to bottom) Niches 16,17,18 = $2,500 (bottom row) The engraved bronze plaque is $300 and the final opening fee is $200. These niches will be sold to anyone.


DESIGNER PURSE BINGO Sunday, November 12, 2017 1:00PM to 4:00PM Holy Trinity School Hall Coach ~ Vera Bradley ~ BCBG Max Azria Dooney & Bourke ~ Michael Kors ~ Kate Spade 50/50, Specials and Raffles Tickets: $30.00. Ticket price includes 1 set of bingo games, sandwich, soda & chips. BYOB and you can bring your own food! For more information or to purchase tickets, contact Ellen Huber at 215-584-5828. Make checks payable to Holy Trinity HSA. Name:________________________________ Address:______________________________

CYO Basketball Sign Ups Basketball Sign-ups for the 2017-2018 season are now open. This includes Travel Basketball th th (4 to 8 and High School) and Intramurals (Pre-K(4) to rd 3 grade). The cost is $100.00 for Travel and $45.00 for Intramural. For more info, please visit our web site at http://htcyomorrisville.org/. Please sign up via WWW.WAGDOGS.COM. Any questions regarding Intramural please contact Doug Bartlett at [email protected] Any questions regarding Travel please email Pat McMenamin at [email protected]

Email:________________________________ Phone Number:______________________________ Number of Tickets_____ Amount Enclosed ___________ Must be 18 years of age to attend!

()()() CONWELL EGAN NEWS Ladies Association of Conwell Egan will be hosting the Holiday Craft Fair on Sunday, November 5, 2017 9:00AM – 3:00PM. Over 100 vendors, raffles, bake table, food and a visit by Santa Claus! Contact [email protected] for more info. Ladies Association will also be hosting a Longwood Gardens Holiday Bus trip (self-guided tour), Sunday, December 10. Bus departs at 12:30 from Conwell-Egan arrives back at 9:30. Dine on your own @ Terrace Cafe. $76 includes water & snacks on the bus, admission to Longwood Gardens and Transportation. Call Sharon at 215-791-2942 for more information.

()()()()() HELP WANTED! Seeking occasional daytime babysitter for 14 month old, and sometimes 3.5 year old. We live within walking distance of church. Please call/email Meaghan: 267-3935648 / [email protected]

ELECTION DAY LUNCHEON th Tuesday, November 7 at the Morrisville United Methodist Church, 501 W. Maple Avenue. 11:00AM – 2:00PM Serving Homemade Soup, Homemade Bread, Salad Bar, Dessert and Beverage Ticket prices: Adult - $10 Child (6-12) - $3 Child (5 and under) – Free Tickets available at the door. Reservations required for groups of 5 or more – call 215-295-3158 Check out the Holly Nook Bazaar while you are there! Featuring – Baked Goods, Crafts, display of Silent Auction Items and Grandmas’s Attic!! All proceeds go to Mission Projects.

TO LIVE AGAIN A social & support group for widows & widowers, next th meeting on Thursday, November 9 at the Morrisville Presbyterian Church, 771 N. Pennsylvania Avenue. Call Betty 215-493-6117 for more information.

WORLDWIDE MARRIAGE ENCOUNTER Would you like to rekindle the excitement, passion and romance from your Honeymoon? Over 1,500,000 couples in over 92 countries already have. They experienced a Worldwide Marriage Encounter weekend. Now it’s your turn! Next weekend in th Doylestown is November 17-19 . For info call: 484-3931645 or go to wwme-philly.org and fill out an application. 2


HOLY TRINITY CHURCH – OCTOBER 29, 2017 |||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||| Advocates for Homeless & Those in Need Would you like to learn more about Advocates for Homeless & Those in Need, the issues of homelessness and how you can make a difference in Bucks County? Volunteers are the backbone of our organization, and without their help, someone in your community might not have a warm meal, or a ride to a doctor or work, or sleep without fear of hypothermia, and hope that someone cares enough to give them a helping hand. Take the next step to becoming a valued AHTN team member – attend a Volunteer Orientation Monday, November 6, 2017 – 7:00PM Bensalem, Presbyterian Church 2826 Bristol Road Bensalem, PA Sunday, December 3, 2017 – 2:00PM Crossing Community Church 80 Lower Silver Lake Road Newtown, PA 18940 Thursday, January 4, 2018 – 7:00PM HOPE 101 101 Lower Morrisville Road Levittown, PA 19054 (in Fallsington) Wednesday, January 24, 2018 – 7:00PM Langhorne United Methodist Church 301 E. Maple Avenue Langhorne, PA 19047 There are many volunteer opportunities in our missions, including Code Blue, Those in Need and Wheels to Meals. AHTN is looking for bus drivers – NO CDL is required. We also need drivers to drive our van to transport “those in need” clients to their doctors, hospitals, mental health appointments and Laundromat. Visit http://ahtn.volunteerhub.com to register and sign up for a Volunteer Orientation or visit our website at www.ahtn.org for more info! Thank you!!

ATTENTION ALL PARENTS WHO HAVE LOST A CHILD The faith community of St. Ignatius, Yardley, will be celebrating a Mass of Remembrance and Healing for all parents who by death have lost a child. The Liturgy will be celebrated at St. Ignatius Church, 999 Reading Avenue, Yardley, on Tuesday, November 14, 2017, at 7:00PM. Parishioners of St. Ignatius and our surrounding parishes are invited to attend. If you can join us, please call St. Ignatius rectory at st 215-493-3377 by October 31 , and leave your name, telephone number, and the name of your deceased child or stillborn. We hope you can join us for light refreshments following the Mass. [][][][][][]

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED! St. Lawrence Rehabilitation Center is looking for adult volunteers to escort wheelchair patients to therapy departments within the center. The following shifts are available: Tuesday afternoons, 12:30 to 4:00 Wednesday mornings: 8:30 to 12:30 Wednesday afternoons: 12:30 to 4:00 Thursday mornings: 8:30 to 12:30 Thursday afternoons: 12:30 to 4:00 Please call 609-896-9550 ext. 2430 for more information or go to www.sirc.org and click on the “Volunteer” tab to view information about volunteering at St. Lawrence, including a downloadable Volunteer Application. St. Lawrence Rehabilitation Center 2381 Lawrenceville Road Lawrenceville, NJ 08648 [][][][][][][]

Conwell-Egan High School News!

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Eighth Grade Scholarship/Entrance Exam Seventh Grade Practice Exam Saturday, November 11 | 9:00AM Register at www.conwell-egan.org Schedule a Shadow Day! Dates available now through December A shadow day is an opportunity for an eighth grade student to be an “Eagle for a Day!” Eighth grade students are welcome to visit CEC throughout the Fall and attend classes, enjoy lunch, and meet CEC teachers and students. Call today to schedule your shadow day: 215945-6200 ext. 410.

Ad Lumina Christi Healing Retreat This mid-week retreat at Malvern Retreat House will be led by renowned evangelist, preacher and retreat director Kathleen McCarthy. The November 13-17 retreat that begins Monday evening and concludes Friday morning is designed to uplift men and women looking for physical, spiritual and/or emotional healing. For more information or to register, please call 610-644-0400 or visit malvernretreat.com.




2017 During the Month of the Holy Souls let us remember our beloved dead who were buried from Holy Trinity since Last November 2nd Howard J. Strobele Patricia A. Kelly John (Jack) Harbison Marie Rigby Charles Phillips, Sr. James Pitman Joyce (Judy) Marrazzo Mary M. (Peggy) Fink Lorraine S. White Theresa M. Capoferri F. James Czumbil Ann Meyers Larry Ruffo Michael Nix John C. Koleski, Sr. Sophie C. Kellner Dennis J. Koleski Raymond P. Bunda Leona Goodwill Judyth Janaski

Bernard J. Lewandowski Romayne Steinbeiser Flo D’Annibale Karen Varaitis Janice L. Bartello Joseph E. Herron Glen J. Gordan Martha G. Kumor Irene Olszewski Angelo F. Macchia Roger Sarli Kelli I. Cappuccio James R. Rookstool Mary W. Harbison Irene Pianowski Marie C. Stout Emma Phillips Patrick Hartigan Mildred A. Coyne Janina K. Cyran



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