St. Bartholomew, Elmhurst

 


IMPORTANT POLICE MEETING
We will have an important meeting with the leaders of our 110 Pct. This is an opportunity to voice your concerns and meet the new  commanding office Captain Ventre. The meeting will take place on this Thursday, November 14 at  7 p.m. in Heafey Hall. The SPANISH MASS will BE celebrated at 6:30 p.m. not 7:30 p.m. on this day!   We want as many parishioners to attend as possible.


VETERANS DAY
This Monday, November 11th we will honor all of our veterans – living or deceased.  These remarkable men and woman have served our country in the military with courage and strength.  Our nations owes a debt of gratitude to them!  There will only be one mass celebrated this Monday – 9 am.  During the mass we will offer a special blessing to any veterans present at the mass.  The parish office is closed for Veterans Day.


HELP FOR THANKSGIVING
Any registered parishioner who needs some extra help at  Thanksgiving should contact the rectory with your information. Like every year, the parish is ready to
assist. In order for us to properly prepare we ask that you contact the rectory no later than November 22.


HOLY LAND PILGRIMAGE AND MEETING
On Sunday, December 1st– 35 parishioners will leave for  a pilgrimage to the Holy Land. We will visit many sites where Jesus walked and lived.  Do you have  a prayer intention? 
We will be collecting prayer intention on the weekend of November 23/24.   Just write your special intention on a piece of paper and put it in an envelope.  We will have a special basket in front of the altar of the church and chapel for you to place the intention in. For those ATTENDING the pilgrimage- you are invited to attend an informational meeting on Sunday, November 24th at 3 pm in the rectory.


NEW ALTAR SERVERS 
Would you like to assist us at mass on Sunday?  We are always looking for more altar servers!  We are having a  special  meeting for new altar servers this Saturday, November 16th at 11 am in the church!  Fr Luis  Gabriel and Fr Mintu will be there to register you and give you all the information about the training.  Please come this is open to children who have  already received the  First Holy Communion.


BIBLE STUDY MONDAYS
Fr John Replogle, Sj is with us every Monday morning after the 9 am mass for the praying and studying of the scriptures.  Using the coming Sundays readings  we prepare our minds and hearts for the week and also grow deeper in the knowledge of God’s Word.   Everyone is welcome to attend – just come down to Heafey Hall after the 9 am morning mass.


VISITING THE SICK
The priests of the parish will visit the sick in their homes on Tuesdays and Wednesdays beginning this month.  Just call the office to make an appointment for an English or Spanish or Bengali speaking priest. The priest will offer the anointing of the sick, opportunity for confession and holy communion. Of course in emergencies the priests are available at any time. 


MASS BOOK 2020
Masses are offered for those living or  deceased. The offering for each mass is $15. On Saturday at  5p.m. and 7:30p.m. we offer  collective intentions which means we are able to take more than one intention for the mass. If you have any questions,  please speak to one of the priests.


CHINESE MASS
华人教友的好消息 圣巴尔多禄茂堂区每月第一个主日和第三个主日,下午1:30 在小教堂弥撒. 此外,每周二晚上6:30有弥撒。敬请大家互相转告并参与。

Good news for our Chinese Catholic community in Elmhurst.  St Bartholomew Parish will be offering mass in Chinese on the First and Third Sundays of the month at 1:30 p.m. in the chapel (Ithaca St).  Also, the Chinese community will gather every Tuesday at 6:30 pm in the chapel – Ithaca St. Please join us


INDONESIAN MASS
On the 4th Sunday of every month mass is celebrated in Indonesian at 3 p.m. in the chapel (Ithaca Street).  Following the mass there’s always a reception in Heafey Hall.  All are welcome to attend.


TAGALOG MASS
On the 3rd Sunday of every month mass is celebrated in Tagalog for the Filipino community at 5 p.m. in the chapel (Ithaca Street).  All are welcome to attend.


BENGALI/BURMESE  MASS
These two communities gather on the first Sunday of the month for a bilingual mass at 5 pm in the chapel.  Following the mass there is a gathering with light refreshments in Heafey Hall.  The next mass will be celebrated on Sunday, August 4.  At this mass we will officially welcome Fr Mintu Rozario.   Please attend.


Congratulations to our newly Confirmed!

Confirmation, 10 am, September 7, 2019

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Confirmation, 2 pm, September 7, 2019

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DO YOU NEED A LETTER from YOUR CHURCH? 
In order to give letters of recommendation, letters attesting to character, sponsor certificates, and other documents that may have legal or religious purposes, it is required that persons requesting those documents be registered and be active members of Saint Bartholomew Parish at least three months prior to your request. We can not provide any of these documents to people not registered in the parish.


SWEET 16 CELEBRATIONS AT ST BARTHOLOMEW PARISH  ELMHURST NEW YORK

  1. FAMILY MUST BE REGISTERED IN THE PARISH AND ACTIVE (ATTENDING
    WITH ENVELOPES EVERY WEEK) FOR AT LEAST 3 MONTHS.
  2. THE CHILD MUST BE BAPTIZED, RECEIVED FIRST COMMUNION AND
    CONFIRMATION – OR IN OUR FAITH FORMATION PROGRAM PREPARING FOR
    CONFIRMATION. THE CHILD SHOULD BE IN OUR YOUTH GROUP, AN ALTAR SERVER
    OF IN THE CHILDREN’S CHOIR.
  3. PARENTS AND CHILD MUST MAKE AN APPOINTMENT WITH
    DEACON DANIEL or DEACON JOSE TO DISCUSS THESE
    REQUIREMENTS AT LEAST 3 MONTHS IN ADVANCE

SWEET 16 WILL ONLY BE CELEBRATED IN THE CHAPEL (ITHACA ST)
ON SATURDAYS AT 1PM