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Holy Trinity Catholic Church
Holy Trinity
Catholic Church
101 Walt Banks Road / Peachtree City, GA 30269
Parish Office
(770) 487-7672
Faith Formation
(770) 487-0175
Hispanic Ministry
(770) 487-5352
Preschool
(770) 631-4380
Website
www.HolyTrinityPTC.org
E-Mail
[email protected]
March 6, 2016
Sunday Mass Schedule
Saturday 4:00 pm Vigil
5:30 pm Vigil
Sunday
7:15 am
8:45 am
10:30 am
12:15 pm
1:45 pm Español
4:30 pm LifeTeen
Daily Mass Schedule
Mon. - Thurs. 9am & 6:30 pm
Friday
Noon & 6:30 pm
Saturday
9 am
Holy Hours of Adoration
Fri: 12:45pm - Sat 9am in Sanctuary
Rosary
Mon.-Thurs. & Sat. after 9am Mass
Mondays after the 6:30pm Mass
“Rosary for Life” Fridays at 11 am
in the Adoration Chapel
Divine Mercy Chaplet
Fridays at 3pm
Reconciliation
Fridays, 5:30 pm - 6:15 pm
Saturdays, 9:45 am - 10:30 am
or by appointment with a priest.
Healing Mass Schedule
2nd week of each month
Tuesday @ 6:30pm & Friday @ 12 noon
April 12 & 15
Pastor: Father J ohn Mur phy
Parochial Vicars: Father Dair o Rico, Father Pavol Br enkus
Deacons: Ter r y Blind, Tony Cuomo, Gene Dicker son, Mar k Fr iedlein, Mar k Sholander
Deacons Emeritus: Ben Gr oss, Mike Landaiche, Don Kelsey, Tom Zawor ski
Holy Trinity Catholic Church
Schedule
&
Intentions
Saturday
9:00 am
4:00 pm
5:30 pm
Sunday
7:15 am
8:45 am
10:30 am
12:15 pm
1:45 pm
4:30 pm
Monday
9:00 am
6:30 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am
6:30 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am
6:30 pm
Thursday
9:00 am
6:30 pm
Friday
12:00 am
6:30 pm
Saturday
9:00 am
March 5
Charlie Vicari 
Denis McIntyre 
Parish Family
March 6
Sara Litty 
Parish Family
Bobbye Hager 
Alfred Avidano, Jr. 
Edgar Arno Forster 
Brett Thomas 
March 7
Amy Faber (SI)
Lenten Parish Mission
March 8
Helen Hart 
Lenten Parish Mission
March 9
John Wall 
Lenten Parish Mission
March 10
Ron Plues (SI)
Lenten Penance Service
March 11
Sara Litty 
Elliott Marsh (SI)
March 12
William Farley &
Jaymi Farley Long 
4:00 pm Philip Jay Vargas 
5:30 pm Sarah Fox Klein 
Sunday
March 13
7:15 am
Parish Family
8:45 am
Ray Shepard 
10:30 am Alex Bookalam 
12:15 pm Thomas Malally 
1:45 pm Consuelo Rodríguez 
4:30 pm Mario Ardizzone 
 = Deceased
(SI) = Special Intentions
Peachtree City, Georgia
March 6, 2016
Yasmile Aguirre, Michelle Barkley, Mary Barth, Emily Beers,
Antonia Benítez, Lauren Berger, Russ Bilodeau, José Raúl Bonilla,
Remember
Emperatriz Cárdenas, Nena Cera, Dcn. Gene Dickerson, Ellie Fenton,
in Prayer
Russell Fenton, Don Franks, Baby Duncan Gicale, Sr. Teresa González,
Jerry Greenwell, Paul & Sheila Ivins, Joyce Jones, Betty Jorgensen, Dcn. Don Kelsey,
William Kreher, Dcn. Mike Landaiche, Bob Litty, Mia Lonergan, Ann MacAvoy,
Kristi Martin, Walter Page, Neisa Pamfil, Fr . J oseph Peek, Mar c Pelletier ,
Lee Plunket, Mr. Quatroche, José Rodriguez, George Rose, James Roshak, Eleanor Ryan,
Rickie Scheer, Roseann Schum, Henk Smit, Tommy Stroud, James Stuessel,
Kathy Szegedy, Donna Tambascio, Ruth Thoman, Maddy Truitt, Marta Laura Veek,
Don Ventura, Philip Wandra, Mae Wise, Fr. Mark Wise, Helen & Tom Zaworski
Please pray for those who have died
Tom Hughey, husband of Linda Hughey
Baby Antonio Martínez, son of Mar io & Isabel Martínez
Anthony Nastasi, husband of Gabr iella Nastasi
and all the wonderful caregivers
Lenten Parish Mission
Sr. Miriam James Heidland, SOLT
9:45am & 6:30pm
Monday, March 7: The Journey of Desire
Tuesday, March 8: The Problem of Pain
Wednesday, March 9: The Victory of Authentic Love
Reception following each session.
Fourth Sunday of Lent
Jos 5:9a, 10-12; Ps 34:2-3, 4-5, 6-7;
2 Cor 5:17-21; Lk 15:1-3, 11-32
Mon Saints Perpetua and Felicity
Is 65:17-21; Ps 30:2, and 4-6, 11-13b;
Jn 4:43-54
Tues Saint John of God
Ez 47:1-9,12; Ps 46:2-3,5-6,8-9; Jn 5:1-16
Wed Saint Frances of Rome
Is 49:8-15; Ps 145:8-9, 13cd-14, 17-18;
Jn 5:17-30
Thurs Ex 32:7-14; Ps 106:19-23; Jn 5:31-47
Fri
Wis 2:1a, 12-22; Ps 34:17-18, 19-20-23;
Jn 7:1-2, 10, 25-30
Sat
Jer 11:18-20; Ps 7:2-3, 9bc-12; Jn 7:40-53
Sun Fifth Sunday of Lent
Is 43:16-21; Ps 126:1-2, 2-3, 4-5,6;
Phil 3:8-14; Jn 8:1-11
Having arrived in the promised land,
the Hebrews celebrated their deliverance from
affliction and distress in the Passover.
Christ, our Passover, has entrusted to us the
message of reconciliation:
let us forgive one another
and celebrate the unconditional
and abundant love of God our Father.
Holy Trinity
Lenten Penance Service
Thursday, March 10, 6:30pm
Other Area Penance Services at 7pm
March 7 - St. John the Evangelist
March 15 - St. Philip Benizi
March 14 - San Felipe
March 16 - St. Peter the Rock
March 14 - St. George
Thanks for your generosity!
¡Gracias por su generosidad!
Offertory / Ofrenda
FY2015/2016 Offertory Weekly and Actual to Date
Ofertorio: Semanal y Cifra Real
Offertory / Ofertorio January 31, 2016
$39,396
To Date Actual / Cifra Real
Prior Year Comparison 2/1/2015
$1,541,719
$1,471,432
Upcoming Second Collection:
March 6 - Catholic Relief Services
To sign up for Online Giving, please contact Michelle Gadoury at
[email protected] or (678) 466-1707
Fourth Sunday in Lent
Holy Trinity
welcomes our newest parishioners!
Joseph & Tammy Moure
Scott & Jennifer Pledger
Stephen & Gosha Schultheis
The Monday Night Rosary Group will lead the
Rosary every night during Lent after the 6:30pm
Mass Monday-Thursday. Stations of the Cross will
be held on Fridays. All are invited to participate.
A Baptismal Preparation Class will be held on Sunday,
March 6, at 10am in the Library. Classes are held on the
1st Sunday of each month, unless the first Sunday falls on
a holiday weekend. Babes in arms are welcome. Contact
Kathy Boats at (678) 466-1701.
Preparing Your Heart During Lent on Fridays
12pm Mass
12:45 Adoration
5:30pm Confession
6:30pm Mass
7pm Stations of the Cross
7:30pm Adoration
The Seniors Ministry will offer an
AARP Driver Safety Class for
adults 25 and older on Thursday,
March 10, 8:30am-3:30pm, in
the Adult Faith room. The cost is $15 for AARP members and $20
for non-members. Signup in the Parish Office; pay at the class.
Bring a lunch and a drink.
MACS (Mature Adult Catholic Singles) is a ministry of fellowship
and service for singles of the parish who are 40 years and older. We
are having our monthly meeting on Saturday, March 12, at 6:30 pm
at Los Mariachis Restaurant at 2860 Georgia Highway 54 West
(near the Flying Biscuit and Kobe Steakhouse). Please RSVP to
Eileen Lavoie at [email protected] by Friday, March 11, so
that we can reserve for the correct number. Looking forward to
seeing you there!
Loaves & Fishes Weekend, March 12 & 13
St Vincent de Paul Food Pantry is in need of the following items:
Pancake Syrup
Jelly
Pineapple
Paper Towels
Salad Dressing
Powdered Milk
Laundry Soap
Pork & Beans
Evaporated Milk
Dishwashing Detergent
Thank you for your generosity and may God bless you!
at
7pm in Room 201. All writers or people interested in
writing are welcome. Bring your creativity and pen
and paper. For more information, contact Debby Giusti
at [email protected] or (770) 631-9347.
Thoughts From this Sunday’s Readings by Fr. John
Previous reflections can be found on his blog at
FrJohnMurphy.blogspot.com
Last Sunday the Gospel message was, “repent or perish.” Today’s
message is about the healing that occurs in reconciliation. According to the Marian Webster Dictionary reconcile means “to restore
to friendship or harmony”; it implies healing an existing relationship. In our readings today we hear about a lost son returned to
his father and we receive a reminder that God calls all of us to be
ministers of reconciliation to the world.
Many great writers call the prodigal son the finest short story ever
written. In about five hundred words Jesus explains the foundation
of our faith: God is merciful and loves us unconditionally. No
matter what we do, no matter how horrible we think our sin is or
how far we stray, God our loving father who “formed [our] inmost
being” (Ps. 139:13) wants to restore our relationship with him.
God loves sinners!
Like the younger son in the story all we have to do to reconcile our
relationship to God is come to our senses, acknowledge our pigpen
of sinfulness, repent (change our behavior and leave the pigpen
behind) and walk back toward God. Reconciliation comes only
after repentance. This is hard work. But there is an even bigger
challenge.
that since we are reconciled to God through the sacrifice of Jesus,
we are obligated to be God’s ambassadors of reconciliation to
others. God does not count our sins against us therefore we should
not count the sins of other people against them. There is a bit of
the older son skulking in all of us. Our job is rise above our selfrighteousness so we can bring about reconciliation in our families,
our neighborhoods, our parish, our schools, our jobs, our country
and the world. True reconciliation begins when each one of us
reaches out to reconcile with each other.
God of compassion,
you await the sinner’s return
and prepare a feast to welcome home the lost.
Save us from the temptations
that draw us away from you.
Lead us back by the constancy of your love,
that we may take our place in your household
and gladly share our inheritance with others.
Grant this through Christ, our liberator from sin,
who lives and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit,
holy and mighty God for ever and ever.
AMEN.
Pope Francis’ Prayer Intentions for March
Families in Difficulty.
That families in need may receive the necessary support
and that children may grow up in healthy and peaceful
environments.
Evangelization: Persecuted Christians.
That those Christians who, on account of their faith, are discriminated against or are being persecuted, may remain strong and faithful to the Gospel, thanks to the incessant prayer of the Church.
Holy Trinity Catholic Church
Peachtree City, Georgia
Nuestro Ministerio Hispano
770-487-5352, 770-487-7672 Exts. 303
678-466-1703
(Horario: 8:00 a.m. a 4:00 p.m. - lunes a jueves;
11:00 am a 1:00 pm - domingos)
en español: domingos 1:45 pm
Confesiones: todos los viernes a las 5:30 pm, sábados 9:45am,
o por cita llamando al 770-487-7672 Ext. 311.
Bautizos: Favor de llamar o pasar por la Oficina parroquial
para anotarse para la plática o para información sobre los
bautizos.
El jueves, 10 de marzo, a las 6:30pm, celebraremos
el Servicio de Reconciliación de la parroquia. Varios
sacerdotes estarán disponible escuchando Confesiones en
español.
“Mighty to Save”
Adoracion al Santisimo:
March 6, 2016
Reflexiones sobre las lecturas de este domingo del Padre Rico.
6 de marzo 2016
Cuarto Domingo de Cuaresma
Deja el pecado, porque Él no te va a dejar a ti. "Conviértete…" -esta fue la voz que escuchamos el primer día de cuaresma, cuando
recibimos la ceniza sobre nuestra cabeza, como señal de la
humildad que es propia de este tiempo litúrgico. Pues bien, el
evangelio de hoy es quizá la más bella pintura de ese proceso de la
conversión: el hijo más pequeño de este padre amoroso finalmente
dejó el pecado y volvió a casa. Cuanto más meditamos en cada
detalle y aspecto de esta parábola, más vemos que la propia vida
queda retratada ante nuestros ojos.
Uno que acoge a los pecadores. Todo empezó con las críticas de
los fariseos: "Este anda con pecadores..." Ellos hablaban así como
un modo agrio de descalificar a Jesús y a su ministerio. Podríamos
traducir su murmuración con estas palabras: "¿Cómo podría este
hombre ser un verdadero profeta, y no hablemos del Mesías? ¡Mira
nada más con quiénes le gusta andar!" La parábola del hijo pródigo y del padre compasivo es una gran respuesta a estas críticas,
como si Cristo les estuviera diciendo: "¿Y es que Dios podría ser
de otro modo? ¿Esperarías menos de Dios?" .
Descubriendo nuestros límites y la verdad de lo que somos. El hijo
menor pidió su parte en la herencia, es decir, pidió su herencia,
con lo cual estaba tratando a su papá como si hubiera muerto.
Impaciente, como suele suceder en la juventud, este hombre
Feria de la Salud “Día de la Familia”
no quería perder un solo día de entretenimiento y disfrute. Como
sábado, 12 de marzo; 8am – 12pm;
consecuencia, prefirió los bienes del papá al papá. Es un retrato
en Holy Trinity
detestable pero realista del pecado: cada vez que pecamos,
Se ofrecerán exámenes gratuitos del seno, diabetes, colesterol, dental, audi- en efecto, estamos escogiendo a las creaturas y rechazando a su
Creador. Este joven poco a poco fue llevado a reconocer sus
ción, visión y muchas cosas más. Si desea un análisis de sangre por favor
límites, ya no como algo impuesto desde fuera, como por ejemplo,
venga en completa ayuna. ¡Venga con toda su familia y amigos!
por las reglas de la casa paterna, sino como algo que existe
en la medida en que nosotros mismo existimos. Él aprendió
Cena – Viernes de Cuaresma
que tenemos una naturaleza y que existen límites naturales,
Comparta con nuestra comunidad parroquial, todos los viernes de Cuaresma, 5-7pm, en el salón parroquial Loreto Hall. Organizado por los Caballe- en el sentido de que no podemos producir una reserva infinita de
dinero o de placer sólo con desearlo.
ros de Colón.
14 al 17 de marzo del 2015
9:45am - 10pm
Preparación Matrimonial:
Todos aquellos
que deseen entrar al Sacramento del Matrimonio o que
deseen una convalidación, deberán solicitarlo por lo
menos con seis meses de anticipación de la fecha
deseada. Más información: Oficina parroquial.
Neisa Pamfil:
fue consejera de Caridades Católicas de
la Arquidiócesis de Atlanta, sirviendo en Holy Trinity por algunos años.
Desde hace aproximadamente dos años, ella está recibiendo cuidados
médicos por su enfermedad ELA (esclerosis lateral amiotrófica).
Actualmente está inmóvil y el costo de su cuidado médico es $1,200 a la
semana. Se le ha pedido a la comunidad parroquial de Holy Trinity si
pueden contribuir a esta causa por los próximos tres meses con $500
mensuales.
Puede entregar o enviar su donación a la parroquia e indicar que su donación es para Neisa Pamfil. Para más información, puede comunicarse con
Mary Ann Cox al 404-226-4488.
San Vicente de Paúl:
Línea de ayuda:
678-466-1750 ó 770-487-7672 Ext.450
Esta es la primera conversión y la más fundamental de todas: no
somos Dios, y si jugamos a ser Dios terminamos destruyéndonos a
nosotros mismos y segura-mente destruyendo también a la gente
alrededor. Una vez que descubrimos nuestros límites podemos
tomar uno de dos caminos: rebelión, ira y desesperación, por un
lado; humildad, contrición y conversión por el otro. Felizmente, el
muchacho de la parábola tomó este segundo camino, el de la vuelta
a casa, y encontró los brazos abiertos de su padre amoroso -- una
imagen llena de ternura que describe bien cómo Dios misericordioso está aguardando por cada uno de nosotros.
¿Y el Hermano Mayor? Debemos decir una palabra sobre el
hermano mayor. Sabemos que representa ante todo la actitud
recelosa y ácida de los fariseos. Sin embargo, ahí no acaba todo.
Es bien posible que represente también algo de nosotros y nuestros
egoísmos y desconfianzas, de nuestros celos y mezquindades.
Podemos preguntarnos, en realidad, si nosotros celebramos
la misericordia de Dios cuando llega a las vidas de los demás,
sobre todo si esos "demás" son nuestros enemigo s, rivales o gente
extraña. Mientras conservamos, pues, delante de nuestros ojos,
la imagen preciosa del Dios que perdona y se compadece,
pidámosle que nos dé de su Espíritu Santo para amar como él ama.
Sea ese el fruto de esta cuaresma.
Amén.
Fourth Sunday in Lent
Neisa Pamfil who ser ved as a Catholic
Charities counselor at Holy Trinity for several years continues to struggle with
ALS. We all remember her kindness and
compassion in helping individuals and families during troubled times. Neisa was diagnosed with ALS approximately 2 years ago
at which time she move to Tennessee to be
near her daughter Samantha as she started college. Her illness has
progressed and she is totally immobile. The cost of her care has
also increased to an average of $1,200 weekly. This is a cost that
can only be sustained by a multitude of friends and family. Holy
Trinity has been asked to contribute to this worthy cause for the
next three months in the amount of $500 per month.
Neisa has a Go Fund Me account into which anyone may make a
direct deposit, (we ask that your donor information include Holy
Trinity) or you may send donations to Holy Trinity indicating that
the donation is for Neisa Pamfil. Contact Mary Ann Cox for more
information at (404) 226-4488. Thank you!
Saint Vincent de Paul
(678) 466-1750
St. Vincent de Paul is a benefitting par tner for the
2016 Hunger Walk/Run. Visit www.Hunger Walk
Run.org to register for the 5k Walk/Run on Sunday,
March 13, 12pm at Tur ner Field. You may also make
a donation directly.
Catholic Charities Atlanta is hosting an event called
Cheers for Charity at Red Brick Brewing Company
featuring beer, barbeque, and live music. The evening
will be filled with fun and friends and proceeds will
benefit the work of Catholic Charities Atlanta. It will be
held on Sunday, March 20, 5pm-8pm, 2323 Defoor
information, call Julia at (404) 920-7757.
Seniors
Ministry
Movie
Matinee
_____ THE ______
LETTERS
The Epic Life Story
of Mother Teresa
Wednesday
April 6
1pm - 3pm
St. Faustina
Room
Seniors Ministry Fall Trip. This year ’s fall tr ip
will be a Pilgrimage to Montreal, Quebec, Canada!
Monday, October 3 to Friday, October 7. Watch
for more details in upcoming bulletins. The cost will
be approximately $800/ double occupancy, which includes airfare.
A copy of passport is required at registration. Register in the Parish Office. For questions, contact Brian Wadey at (678) 364-1645.
Donate Your Old Auto or Golf Cart
Help local Fayette client needs.
Contact St. Vincent DePaul Society
through Holy Trinity at (770) 487-7672 x450
Auto/Golf Cart donations are tax deductible!
Second Collection March 26 & 27 is
for our Archdiocesan Seminarians.
Please be generous! Discerning a vocation to the priesthood or religious life?
Visit www.CalledByChrist.com
Lucy Ibotson and Marlene Scheepers will provide no
charge repairs for your rosaries! Contact the Parish Office
at (770) 487-7672. You can drop them off in the Parish
Office and they will be returned after repairs are completed.
More information on job openings
below and others can be found at:
archatl.com/offices/hr/jobs.html
Christ the King Catholic School - K-5 and MS Teachers
Office of the Metropolitan Tribunal - part-time Receptionist
Prince of Peace - PT Facilitator of Discipleship Communication
- part-time Assistant Youth Minister
St. Brendan the Navigator - part-time Director of Music
- part-time Assistant Director of Music
St. George Village - Administrative Assistant
St. Pius X Catholic High School - FT Social Studies Teacher
- FT Professional School Counselor
St. Mary, Mother of God Church - par t-time Accountant
St. Thomas More Catholic Church - full-time Business Manager
Transfiguration Church - FT Director of Finance & Admin.
Holy Trinity Catholic Church
Peachtree City, Georgia
Degree (Knighthood) on Satur day, Febr uar y 20.
Fifteen Councils from south of Atlanta sent Knights to
participate. The total number of candidates was 51,
19 of whom were from Holy Trinity. Congratulations to all who
became full Knights!
Knights from Holy Trinity are:
Gerald Corda
Edwin Córdova
Oscar Gálvez
Asael Garduño
Luis Garzón
Doug Hutchinson
Matthew Jones
Mike Kernan
Frank Killoran
Patrick McGlade
Jim Mitchell
José Mosquera
Julián Muñoz
Mike Muza
Daniel Petruchik
David Román
Gordon Shenkle
Rudy Waasdorp
Russell Walter
Attention All Intermediate or High School Students
from Holy Trinity! Knights of Columbus Holy Tr inity
Council 8081 - Peachtree City will be awarding four
scholarships to Holy Trinity students either going to or attending a
Catholic High School. The Donald B. Martin Memorial Scholarship Fund is intended to provide financial aid to students from Holy
Trinity parish interested in furthering his/her Catholic education.
The award will be granted on a combined basis of financial need,
academic achievement, community involvement and a 250-word
essay on one of the Knights of Columbus principles (Charity,
Unity, Fraternalism, Patriotism). Applications can be obtained
from any Knight, the Church Office or the Holy Trinity Web Page
(www.holytrinityptc.org). Any questions contact Tom Hughes at
(770) 231-8421 or Ryan Knippel at (404) 670-0726. All applications must be received by Wednesday, March 30, 2016.
March 6, 2016
The Knights of Columbus will hold their annual
Community Charity Golf Classic on Friday, April 22 at
Whitewater Creek Country Club. Sponsor and Team Info
can be found at www.HolyTrinityPTC.com.
Congratulations to Mary Grace Heekin!
She was a 1st place winner in a recent Keeping Christ in Christmas Poster Contest! This
was sponsored by the Knights of Columbus
Council #8972 of St. Matthew.
The Knights will be selling
coffee and donuts after Mass
next Sunday after the morning
Masses.
Bring family and friends to Dinner each Friday in Lent! Hosted by the Knights of Columbus, meatless meals will be available in Loreto
Hall, 5pm to 7pm. Enjoy new menus and good
fellowship each week of Lent. Donations accepted.
One in 6 American struggle with hunger daily, and up to
20% of families locally don’t know when they’ll receive
their next meal. The Knights of Columbus Council 8081
are sponsoring the 40 Cans for Lent program. Last year
we raised over 1,800 pounds of food, which was distributed to local
food banks including St. Vincent DePaul. This year our goal is
2,500 pounds. There is a Knights of Columbus box in the vestibule
to place your donations. We are asking all parishioners to bring
one can of food for every day of Lent. Our mission is to ease hunger locally by providing food to those who need it most through the
Fayette County food banks. Thank you for your generosity.
40
Cans
For
Lent
Knights of Columbus Council #8081 Hosts
Saint Patrick’s Day Dinner Dance
Saturday, March 12
7pm - 11pm
Loreto Hall
Music provided by:
Positive Vibes
Enjoy a traditional Irish dinner of corned beef, carrots, cabbage and potatoes
Beverage included
Irish Coffee available at a nominal cost
Tickets at a cost of $20 per person,
will be sold after all massed this weekends or contact Tom Hughes at (770) 231-8421.
Fourth Sunday in Lent
Lighthouse CDs. In this pr actical but spir itual
presentation, Dr. Gregory Popcak discusses four keys
to develop self-awareness and self mastery. He reveals
that emotions are a gift from God and that they can help
you grow in virtue. Learn how to master your feelings and calm
your emotional storms so that you can experience the peace of
Christ. CDs can be found in Loreto Hall, the Adult Faith room and
by the Faith Formation office.
Saint Peregrine Cancer Support Group.
Meeting
date: March15, 2016 (3rd Tuesday of the month) Room
#103. Morning session 10am -11am (after morning Mass)
or Evening session 7pm-8pm (after evening Mass).
Mission statement: Lend spir itual suppor t to anyone
affected by cancer at any phase of his or her journey. This
program will help you work through the emotions that occur at the
varying stages of this disease through prayers and discussion in the
grace of the Holy Spirit.
For more information, please contact June Round at [email protected]
Stuck. Grieving the death of a loved one is
not a simple or quick process, and the road
to healing can be bumpy. This week we will
examine what it means to be stuck in grief, how to prevent it and
how to overcome it. Please join us on either Wednesdays,
7-9pm, or on Fridays, 9:30-11:30am, in room #102 in the Faith
Formation Building. Contact Gayle Reddy or 770) 631-8251 or
[email protected] for more information.
Everyone has problems that they can handle better with
a trained, confidential, Christ-centered minister to listen
and pray with until the crisis passes. Let us help you.
For more information about Stephen Ministry, please
contact Sandy Killoran at (678) 489-8502 or Jerry Greenwell at
(770) 487-2752.
The Embrace Families ministers ar e her e to
embrace families who have lost a child through
miscarriage, stillbirth, or infant death. We
"companion" the family through this difficult time;
Circle of Friends is expanding its ministr y to include surrounding these families with help, support, and prayer as they
a new branch. The Circle of Love will provide food on a grieve the loss of their precious infant.
short-term basis for our sick or injured in the parish. To We can also help the family obtain a Certificate of Life to honor
volunteer for the Circle of Love, please contact Jennifer and remember the brief life of their baby. The baby's name will
Chapman at (770) 330-0851 or [email protected]
then be entered into the Life Register which is housed at the Archdiocese of Atlanta.
If you would like to add someone to the Sick List
in the Bulletin, contact the Parish office at (770) 487
Remember -7672. The name will be published in the bulletin for
in Prayer
6 weeks. You may call at anytime and have the
name removed. Ongoing illnesses and special intentions may be placed
in the Prayer Intention book located in the back of the church.
Wednesday Morning Social. Come join our
Parish Community for Mass at 9am every
Wednesday morning followed by breakfast of
assorted pastries, fruit, juice and coffee.
Please contact Valeria Zimmermann at (404) 924-5902 or
[email protected] (English & Spanish) if we can be of service
to you or a family you know. More information regarding Embrace
Families can be found at www.embracefamilies.com.
Hearing Devices are available for your convenience
located in the back of the Church
If you would like to be notified by e-mail of upcoming
Funerals at Holy Trinity, please contact the front office to
be added to our Funeral e-mail list.
Holy Trinity Catholic Church
Peachtree City, Georgia
March 6, 2016
A Journey of Conversion
For those wanting to be Catholic
Those needing to complete their Sacraments
Anyone wanting to learn more about the Catholic Faith
RCIA (Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults): Helping you to live a Gospel inspired life in an increasingly secular world
Have you been coming to Mass for awhile and think, “what does it mean to be Catholic?” Are you
interested in finding out what Catholics really believe? Join us for Inquiry.
Now might be the perfect time to join us. Wednesdays, 6:30-8pm.
All sessions are informal and completely commitment free.
Today the RCIA will celebrate the 2nd Scrutiny at
the 10:30am Mass (Cycle A Readings proclaimed):
John 9 The Man born Blind
“I am the light of the world, says the Lord, whoever
follows me will have the light of life.“
In these special rites, the RCIA are encouraged by the
Reading and Prayers to progress in their perception of
sin and their desire for salvation.
Lenten Mission: There will be no RCIA
Class this Wednesday as we join the
parish for our Lenten Mission. We will
meet again next week , Wednesday,
March 16, to discuss: Holy week in the
“Holy Land”
Thinking about joining us?
Our RCIA meets year-round, so it’s never too late to join.
Please pray as our RCIA candidates prepare to receive
First Reconciliation this week, and Confirmation and
First Communion at Easter or Pentecost this Spring.
Need information on Annulments or Convalidations? Contact Joanne @ 678-466-1738 or
[email protected] for confidential counseling.
Mighty to Save
Eucharistic Adoration
Monday, March 14—Thursday, March 17
9:45a.m.—10:00 p.m.
4 Guardians per hour are needed.
Sign up in the vestibule
For more information please contact
Kathy Schmidt at [email protected]
Prayer Fair March 11-17
Donations are being accepted.
Fourth Sunday in Lent
Holy Trinity Elementary News
Formación de Fe Hispana
Para más información, favor de leer la sección de Ministerio de Jóvenes en el boletín de Holy Trinity
Elementary Coordinators can be reached at:
Sharon Brown at [email protected] or Sachiko Doreste at: [email protected]
“PRAISE BE TO YOU , MY LORD, THROUGH OUR SISTER, MOTHER EARTH,
WHO SUSTAINS US AND GOVERNS US, AND WHO PRODUCES VARIOUS FRUIT
WITH COLOURED FLOWERS AND HERBS.”
Pope Francis, Laudato Sí ,#1
In the words of this beautiful canticle, Saint Francis of
Assisi reminds us that our common home is like a sister
with whom we share our life and a beautiful mother who
opens her arms to embrace us.
Please join us on Wednesday, March 16 at 7pm in room 206 for a presentation
by Dr, Elizabeth Keysar on Pope Francis’ Overview of the Laudato Sí Encyclical.
Topics to include:
· What is Happening to Our Common Home
· The Gospel of Creation
· The Human Roots of the Ecological Crisis
· Integral Ecology
· Lines of Approach and Action
· Ecological Education and Spirituality
Parents—we will be collecting bags of
wrapped candy for our annual Easter Egg
hunt that will be held March 26. Please
Mark Your Calendars!!
drop off 1 bag of hard candy (no chocolate)
to the Faith Formation office to the
attention of Sharon Brown or Lisa Aultman.
Estaremos juntando bolsas de dulces envueltos para la
búsqueda de los huevos de Pascua que tendremos el 26 de
marzo. Les agradecemos si pueden dejar una bolsa de dulces
(NO CHOCOLATES) en la oficina de Formación de Fe a la
atención de Sharon Brown o Lisa Aultman.
1st Grade Parent Mini Retreat during class time
Sunday, March 6
Wednesday, March 9
Please plan on attending you child’s Faith
Formation class for a special parent
session. The class will focus on the First
Communion sacrament your child will be
receiving this year.
Clase Sacramental para los estudiantes
de 1er grado y sus padres. Domingo, 1 de marzo a las
12pm. Es una sesión especial para hablar especifícamente
sobre el sacramento de la Primera Comuniòn.
Egg Hunt
Saturday, March 26, 1-3pm
For children ages 3-Grade 4
We will have craft, games and an awesome
Egg Hunt. Bring your own basket. Return
your empty eggs for a special prize.
Búsqueda De Huevos De Pascua
en Holy Trinity
sábado, 26 de marzo, 1-3pm
Tendremos manualidades y juegos y gran
Búsqueda de Huevos!
Trae tu propia canasta.
¡Habrá premio especial al regresar los
huevos vacios! Niños de 3 años-4to grado
pueden participar. ¡Inscríbete ya en la
oficina de Formación de Fe.
Holy Trinity Catholic Church
www.HolyTrinityPTC.org
Holy Trinity YOUTH MINISTRY News
Formación de Fe Hispana: Ministerio de Los Jóvenes
Middle School
High School
ATTENTION! For more details about Youth Ministry news, go to htptc.com.
Youth Ministers: Heather Garger: [email protected]
Coming Soon! Bridging Ceremony for
8th graders to Life Teen
For all Parents and students in 8th Grade
Wednesday, April 20, 4:30p and 6:30p
(during the Edge class times)
More information to come. Please see Heather or Megan if you
have any questions.
Ceremonia de transición del 8vo grado a Life Teen para todos
los estudiantes del 8vo grado y sus padres. Miércoles, 20 de
abril, de las 4:30pm a las 6:30pm (durante la hora de la clase
de EDGE). Próximamente habrá más información. Si tienen
preguntas, favor de contactarle a Heather o Megan.
$5 for food. Register in Faith Formation office. We will meet Holy Trinity at 6p and
return at 10p. Registration open until full.
Para este evento inscríbase en la oficina de Formación de Fe. Saldremos a las
6pm y volveremos a las 10pm. Puede ir a xltatlanta.com para más información y
listado de eventos. Costo: $5 para comida.
YAG
Holy Trinity Youth Adult Group
Megan Vilardi: [email protected]
Save the Date! Partnership Days—March 17-19
Clean out clutter and support our youth ministry programs!
How can you help??
Drop off donations to Clothes Less Traveled from
now until March 17 OR Consider volunteering Saturday,
March 12 or 19 OR Shop from March 17-19 and proceeds will
go to benefit the youth ministry programs.
¡Saca todo lo que no necesitan y da apoyo a nuestros programas del
Ministerio de los Jóvenes! ¿Cómo pueden ayudar? Pueden dejar cosas
para donar a “Clothes Less Traveled” de ahora al 17 de marzo O
Considerar a ayudar como voluntarios los sábados, 12 o 19 de marzo O
Comprar algo entre el 17 y 19 de marzo y las ganancias van a ayudar a los
programas del Ministerio de los Jóvenes.
June 13—17, 2016
Looking for Volunteers! Must be in High School
to volunteer. Sign up in Faith Formation office.
[email protected] Cell: 772-214-7134
Thursday Night Study
The aim of this study is not only to deepen our knowledge of Christ,
but to strengthen our relationship with Him. If you are interested in
learning and growing in community with other young adults, come
on out to this study! All young adults over 18 years of age invited
to attend.
Bosco Room at Holy Trinity
7-9 pm Thursdays
www.htptc.com/htyag

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