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Mass Intentions for the Week

Saturday, May 8   4:30 PM The Evangelization of The Human Race
By Tom Ortowski

Sunday, May 9                                                      
7:30 AM Mary Govoni                                                         
By Peter & Carol
10:00 AM Herta Sutton                                                          
By Thomas Sutton

Wednesday, May 12 8:00 AM For the People of the Parish

Thursday, May 13 THE ASCENSION OF THE LORD(Holy Day of Obligation)
8:00 AM Jarek Horosz
By Jan Wolowski
6:00 PM Marianne Loranger
By Margaret & Doug Sweeney

Friday, May 14 8:00 AM Bronislawa Kazmierczak
By The Wolowski family

Saturday, May 15 4:30 PM Jim Lahey (Living)
By Ronnie Comesana

Sunday, May 16    
7:30 AM Mary Govoni
By Peter & Carol
10:00 AM For the People of the Parish

Pope’s Rosary Relay

On May 1, Pope Francis will launch a 30 day Rosary Relay for an end to the pandemic. The Pope will lead the Rosary May 1 and May 31. Throughout the month, the daily Rosary will be led from various Marian churches and shrines throughout the world. The broadcast will be at 12 noon Eastern Time. In order to provide the opportunity to pray with others around the world during May, the Regina Caeli and the Angelus (after Pentecost, May 23) will be prayed on Teams at 11:50 am.
Here is a link for more information https://www.catholicnews.com/pope-calls-for-monthlong-global-prayer-marathon-for-end-of-pandemic/ 

Mass Intentions for the Week

Saturday, April 24      4:30 PM For the people of the Parish

Sunday, April 25                                                
7:30 AM Emma Mosco                                                     
By Peter & Carol
10:00 AM Mark Rosier                                                        
By Margaret & Doug Sweeney

Wednesday, April 28 8:00 AM Don Duquette
By Gene Duquette

Thursday, April 29 8:00 AM Jarek Horosz
By Jan Wolowski

Friday, April 30 8:00 AM All the souls in purgatory
By The Wolowski Family

Saturday, May 1 4:30 PM Julie Lagasse
By Quent & Judy Boyle

Sunday, May 2    
7:30 AM Alice Mosco  
By Peter & Carol
10:00 AM For the people of the Parish

Controlling Anger

We live in a culture so besieged with anger that it can be very difficult to imagine life without it, and so we often try to justify our anger.  Anger is an emotion which is not in itself wrong, but which, when it is not controlled by reason or hardens into resentment and hate, becomes one of the seven capital sins.  Christ taught that anger is an offense against the fifth commandment (Catholic Catechism, 1765, 1866, 2262).  Left unresolved, anger often manifests in negative emotions and passive-aggressive behavior that can destroy personal, professional, and spiritual relationships.  Passive-aggressive personalities harbor resentment, stonewall others, create confusion around them, fear conflict, and have difficulty communicating their feelings openly and honestly.  This type of behavior usually stems from a person’s low self-esteem and insecurity.  Steps 4 and 5 of the Alcoholics Anonymous movement asks those in recovery to consider whether getting rid of angry feelings and passive-aggressive behaviors would be more helpful than finding ways of holding onto them.  Start by making a list of individuals and institutions with whom you are angry – be honest about old hurts, disagreements, and frustrations.  Some have found it helpful to use the Ten Commandments when examining their conscience.  Then, approach the Sacrament of Reconciliation, sharing with the confessor the feelings and behaviors that have kept you distanced from God, “admitting to God, ourselves, and another human being the exact nature of our wrongs.”

St. Francis de Sales writes:  “The scorpion which has stung us is poisonous when it stings us, but when it is made into an oil it is an excellent remedy against its own sting; sin is shameful when we commit it, but when it is changed into confession and repentance, it is honorable.  Contrition and confession are so beautiful and sweet-smelling that they efface the ugliness and dissipate the stench of sin.”

With prayerful best wishes
Fr. John Mahoney

Mass Intentions for the Week

Saturday, August 15   4:30 PM Maree Doherty Lagasse
By Stephen & Barbara Loughman
Sunday, August 16  
7:30 AM For the Intentions of all Parishioners
10:00 AM Pat & Warren Bahr (Living)
40th Wedding Anniversary By Pat Bahr
Wednesday, August 19 8:00 AM Edmond Gionet
1 yr. anniversary By The Parish
Thursday, August 20 8:00 AM Patricia Benza
By her husband Buz Benza
Friday, August 21  8:00 AM Mary Govoni By Peter & Carol
Saturday, August 22 4:30 PM Mary Jane & Clement Comesana Sr.
By Ronnie Comesana
Sunday, August 23
7:30 AM For the Intentions of all Parishioner
10:00 AM Robert & Marianne Loranger
By Margaret & Doug Sweeney

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