|Saturday, February 18||Jas. 3: 1-10, Mk. 9: 2-13|
|4:00 p.m.||R.S. C. Frederick Bent int. Pam (at Holy Spirit)|
|5:30 p.m.||R.S. Rudy Szoc int. M/M Ed Rutkowski|
|Sunday, February 19||Is. 43: 18-19, 21-22, 24b-25, 2 Cor. 1: 18-22, Mk. 2: 1-12|
|9:00 a.m.||R.S. Ryan Jones int. Cleo Girouard (at Holy Spirit)|
|10:30 a.m.||R.S. Corinne Jankowski int. M/M Pete Jaillet|
|Monday, February 20||Jas. 3: 13-18, Mk. 9: 14-29|
|7:30 a.m.||R.S. Diane Dickson int. Mary Reilly|
|Tuesday, February 21||Jas. 4: 1-10, Mk. 9: 30-37|
|7:30 a.m.||R.S. Rudy Szoc int. Helen Frenney|
|Wednesday, February 22||Jl. 2: 12-18, 2 Cor. 5: 20—6: 2, Mt. 6: 1-6, 16-18|
|7:30 a.m.||R.S. Corinne Jankowski int. Alda Richard|
|3:00 p.m.||Distribution of ashes at St. Joseph -------- Ash Wednesday|
|7:00 p.m.||R.S. Karen Favreau int. Mom & sister|
|Thursday, February 23||Dt. 30: 15-20, Lk. 9: 22-25|
|7:30 a.m.||R.S. Hendryka Kapacziewski int. Liza & Stanley Tarmasiewicz|
|7:00 p.m.||Lorraine Antos (5th Anniv.) int. family (at Holy Spirit)|
|Friday, February 24||Is. 58: 1-9a, Mt. 9: 14-15|
|7:30 a.m.||R.S. Motyka & Tokarz families int. Mary Ann|
|Saturday, February 25||Is. 58: 9b-14, Lk. 5: 27-32|
|7:30 a.m.||All Souls Day Remembrances|
|4:00 p.m.||R.S. Michael Nicholson int. family (at Holy Spirit)|
|5:30 p.m.||R.S. Jennie Kulczky int. Ed, Barbara & Mike Yablonski|
|Sunday, February 26||Gn. 9: 8-15, 1 Pt. 3: 18-22, Mk. 1: 12-15|
|9:00 a.m.||Parishioners (at Holy Spirit)|
|10:30 a.m.||R.S. Mary Krymowski int. Walter & Anne Sawicki|
People bring Jesus a paralytic and He heals him. The scribes were arguing about Jesus and forgiving the man’s sins. Jesus says, "to hear that the Son of Man has power to forgive sins, get up and go, your sins are forgiven." We know we do wrong and want to be forgiven. Let us ask the Lord to forgive us.
CCD – This Sun, Feb. 19 there is no CCD because of winter vacation. Next Sun., Feb. 26, after attending the 9:00 AM Mass, students in Grades 1-8 will meet for classes from 10:00 – 11:30 AM.
120 CLUB – Phyllis will be selling tickets before and after Mass.
Relay for Life for 2012 – we are now signing up walkers for St. Joseph Trotters. We need more fundraising walkers and fresh ideas. Please join us!! Registration forms are in back of the church. More info call Ellie 978-630-3079.
This Wednesday is Ash Wednesday, the beginning of the Lenten season.. It is a day of FAST and ABSTINENCE (no meat). Mass will be at 7:30 AM at St. Joseph followed by distribution of ashes. Ashes at 3:00 PM at St. Joseph. Mass and ashes at 7:00 PM at Holy Spirit.
Lenten Regulations – Abstinence from meat is to be observed by all Catholics fourteen years of age and older on Ash Wednesday, Good Friday and all the Fridays of Lent. Fasting is to observed by all Catholics between the ages of 18-59 on Ash Wednesday and Good Friday. Fasting means having only one full meal. Two smaller meals are permitted if necessary to maintain strength according to one’s needs, but eating solid food between meals is not permitted.
OUR LADY OF THE WAY – A Lenten Pilgrimage of Prayer and Devotion. The pilgrimage begins on Ash Wednesday at the home parishes of St. Joseph and Holy Spirit and then is held each week at 6 different parishes within North Worcester County. Please take (on the back table) the schedule of services.
During Lent there will be a Mass at St. Joseph everyday at 7:30 AM. Mass at Holy Spirit will be on Tuesday and Thursday evenings at 7:00 PM. Also, Holy Spirit will have their FISH FRY every Friday at 5:00 PM beginning on Feb. 24.
Collection for the Church in Latin America will be taken up on the weekend of Feb. 25 & 26. Your contribution helps with the formation of seminarians, religious sisters and brothers and lay leaders serving the Church in Latin America.
February is Catholic Press month. If you subscribe to the Catholic Free Press, please turn in your subscription as soon as possible. If you are a new member, please fill out the envelop and return it in the collection basket.
TRIP TO POLAND – from Sept. 14-28, 2012, sponsored by Golemo Travel Services under the spiritual direction of Fr. Tomasz Borkowski and Fr. Kris Korcz. Cost of trip is $3100.00, 14 days. If interested, call 508-755-2735.