PARISH NEWS & UPCOMING EVENT

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LITURGY NOTES AND READINGS FOR THE 29th SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIMES – October 17th

FR. CAMURATI’S CORNER:  10/17/2021

WORLD MISSION SUNDAY:  Letter from Cardinal Dolan

   

EUCHARISTIC ADORATION:  A BEGINNER’S GUIDE:  more information

 

 

FINANCE CORNER:  Sunday Collection + We Share:  Oct. 10:    $11,512         Maintenance:   $2,217.67

UPCOMING NEW & HAPPENINGS
–    2022 MASS INTENTIONS BOOK The Mass Book for 2022 will open for Intentions on Wednesday, October 20th at 10AM in the Holy Innocents Social Hall. At this time you may choose 2 Weekend Masses and 2 Weekday Mass.
–   MEMORIAL MASS Thursday, November 4th at 7:30pm:  On Thursday, November 4th, at 7:30pm, Holy Innocents will celebrate a special Memorial Mass in memory of our deceased who have died this year. All are invited to this Eucharistic celebration.
–   Lector’s Workbooks:  for the new liturgical year beginning Sunday, November 28th are available in the ushers room.

POPE FRANCIS’ OCTOBER PRAYER INTENTION:  We pray that every baptized person may be engaged in evangelization, available to the mission, by being witnesses of a life that has the flavor of the Gospel.

ONLINE FAITH FORMATION PROGRAM:  You are invited to check out the FORMED site, which is like a “Netflix” of Catholic resources giving you 24/7 access to over 300 quality Catholic online programs, 99+ movies, 101+ audios, & 98+ E- Books. It’s Free!  Tomorrow we celebrate the Feast of St. Luke, Evangelist. Listen to: The Gospel of Luke or Acts of the Apostles. On October 22nd we honor Saint John Paul II, Pope. Watch John Paul II: I Kept Looking For You, Pope John Paul II, or Ocean of Mercy. You can also Study: Divine Mercy in the Second Greatest Story Ever Told, or 33 Days to Morning Glory, Week 4: Pope St. John Paul II. Listen to: Our Lady of Fatima and the Fall of Communism or Saint John Paul the Great.

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES:
SNOW GROUP:  Consider joining the Holy Innocents Snow Group! Help keep our church walkways clear and safe. Volunteers needed for Saturdays and Sundays during snow season. Contact the parish office if you are able to help!
Holy Innocents Church Care Group: Get involved in caring for our church by cleaning and beautifying our parish space, keeping our facility looking its very best. We will meet on Saturdays twice monthly. Each participant may commit time according to their availability. All are welcome, ages 12 and up. (Yes, it can be a community service opportunity!)  Masks and distancing protocols will be followed. Contact Peggy DiCarlo (email: fredsgirls@hotmail.com or text: 914-450-9597) for more information.

YOUTH GROUP:   For information, please contact Julia DalCeredo.

PRAYING THE ROSARY:   On the 1st Saturdays in Honor of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, we will pray the Rosary after Mass.
During the month October we will pray the Rosary before the 7am daily Mass.

COLLECTION OF FOOD FOR THOSE IN NEED:  The Food Pantry is very grateful to the parishioners of Holy Innocents for their continued generosity. Our parish continues to provide food items to those who are in need. Please remember we cannot accept any perishable items including fresh fruit, cold cuts, meat etc. Thank you for your continued support!

TAKE A “CHANCE” WITH THE KNIGHTS:  St. Dominic Council is holding our semi-annual 300 club raffle Only 300 tickets sold -Grand Prize of $10,000.00. Tickets are $75.00 per ticket and again you stand a 1-300 chance to win $10,000.00, second prize $1,000, third and fourth prizes of $500.00.   St. Dominic Council has been striving to help our neighbors during the pandemic and we ask that you prayerfully consider helping us now. Due to the pandemic, our revenue, has been limited, our reserves are being depleted. We need the proceeds of the raffle to cover our expenses, so that we can continue our charitable works.  Please contact Grand Knight Mike DeFlorio (914-490-6700) for a ticket or more information.

JIGSAW PUZZLE SWAP:  Many people got through COVID lockdown by building jigsaw puzzles. If you have puzzles to swap, bring them to Mass on Sunday and leave them on the table in the parish hall. You’re welcome to take any puzzles left there.

Parish E-mail Newsletter:  If you would like to receive future e-mails, please sign up under the “Contact Us” link on the top right of this page.

Please pray for the safety of our police officers, firefighters, all first responders and all health care workers, and for the safety of our men and women in the military, especially those who are serving overseas.

During this difficult time, the following resources are available:
Hallow  a prayer app that offers guided meditation sessions to help us grow in our faith & spiritual lives and find peace in God
Magnificat  a monthly publication to help follow the daily Mass can also be read at home or wherever you find yourself for personal or family prayer

POPE FRANCIS’ MESSAGE:  Please take a few minutes and read Pope Francis’s message to the city of Rome and the world.  It is simple, direct and beautiful.   Click Here for Pope Francis’s Message

THE DOMINICAN ROSARY Glorious Mysteries:  click on arrow below to start Rosary; double click to enlarge

LETTER FROM OUR DOMINICAN PROVINCIAL:   Child Abuse

Gifts to Holy Innocents Church: Please consider remembering Holy Innocents Church in your will or estate. These gifts have a lasting impact on our parish.

PRAYERS:
The Dominican Rosary
Prayer to St. Michael the Archangel said after Mass
Prayer to the Virgin Mary for Protection
Spiritual Communion Prayer – said at live Mass