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St. SEBASTIAN
CATHOLIC CHURCH

Mass Schedule

Saturday Vigil:
Sunday: 7:30, 9:30 & 11:30AM
Weekdays:  

4:00PM
Monday-Saturday 8:30AM

Holy Day Schedule
Sacrament of Reconciliation

13075 US 1 • SEBASTIAN, FLORIDA • 32958
Masses: 8:00 & 11:00AM; 7:00PM (Vigil)
In a Letter from Bishop Barbarito:
Saturday: 11:00-12:00 Noon
Devotions-In the Adoration Chapel
As you are aware, our Holy Father,

Rosary Cenacle: Sun., 6:30 PM
Eucharistic Adoration
7:00AM - 7:00PM daily

Pope Francis, has called for an
Extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy within

the Church which is to begin on
December 8th.
Parish Offices

One of the primary signs chosen by
Pope Francis for the Jubilee of Mercy

(772) 589-5790/5799  •  FAX: (772) 388-0084
Faith Formation Office    589-4147

is the door of St Peter’s Basilica
which has been used in other Jubilee years. The Pope

E-Mail at office@stsebastian.com
Web Site: www.stsebastian.com

will formally open this door on December 8 …..
On that day, the door will become, in the words of the

Priests and Parish Staff

Pope, “a Door of Mercy, through which anyone who
enters will experience the love of God who consoles,

PASTOR:
 

pardons, and instills hope.”

Rev. John Morrissey
PAROCHIAL VICAR:
 
ASSISTANT PRIEST:
 
DEACONS:  

(A large banner for the Jubilee of Mercy will be placed
Rev. Sabas Mallya

at the door of St Sebastian for all who enter the
Church as a sign of our unity and our journey in

Rev. Michael J. Martin
sharing the mercy of God with each other).
 
Steve Guess,  John Dunlop
Pope Francis’ PRAYER for the
Year of Mercy

MUSIC MINISTRY:  
 

John Korczynski
YOUTH MINISTRY COORDINATOR:

Lord Jesus Christ,
You have taught us to be merciful like the

 
ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT:

Teri Graul

heavenly Father,
And have told us that whoever sees you

 
FINANCE MANAGER:

Carol Therien
sees him.

 
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY MGR:

Ron Jaworski

 
PARISH CATECHETICAL COORDINATOR:

Bud Zielinski
Show us your face and we will be saved.
You are the visible face of the invisible

 
OFFICE STAFF:

Debbie Bova
Father, of the God who manifests his
power above all by forgiveness and

 
MAINTENANCE :

Lana Keough, Laura Christopher
mercy:

 
SACRISTAN:

Jameson LoProto
Let the Church be your visible face in the
 
Sr. Anna Mae Frenzik
world.
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Second Sunday of Advent
December 6, 2015

The Lord has done great things for us; we are filled with
joy.       
Psalm 126

December 6, 2015

SUNDAY
 7:30 am  

+Bea Campbell &  +Luisa Maldonado
STRUNK Service of Remembrance

Parishioners & Benefactors &
                      Intentions in the Book                                                                                    

9:30 am
Thursday, Dec. 10th, 7 pm

11:30 am
                     Sisters
 of St. Joseph of St. Augustine, Fl.

For an increase of vocations to the

An evening dedicated to
those who are mourning

December 7, 2015
MONDAY

8:30 am      +Emmet Diller
  7:00 pm    +Monsigner James E. Boesel & +John Steers
TUESDAY

& Martin Kennagham
the loss of a loved one.
December 8, 2015
8:00am    +Edward J. O’Connell &+James Christopher
ALL are welcome.

11:00 am    +Helen Ganter
WEDNESDAY                 December 9, 2015

& +Helen Buttonow
8:30 am   
+Claire W. Delaney & +Jerry Klench, Jr.
The Immaculate Conception
December 10, 2015

THURSDAY   
  8:30 am

+Susan Polka & +Angela Episcopa
Of the Blessed Virgin Mary
December 11, 2015
FRIDAY

(holy day of obligation)
Tuesday, December 8th

8:30 am      +Mary Flynn Dolan & +Intention for the
                 Deceased Members of the Legion of Mary

MASSES
December 12, 2015
SATURDAY
December 7th      7:00pm
8:30 am    
+Bud Jandreau & +Ilda Moniz
Vigil Mass

4:00 pm      +Kenneth Green & +Evelyn Ryan
SUNDAY

December 13, 2015

December 8th         8:00 am,
11:00 am

7:30 am
9:30 am

+Deanna Ventura & +Oratio Lacenere

Parishioners & Benefactors
                      Intentions in the Book

 11:30 am
+John Walders  & +Robert DiGeorgio
Father John’s ADVENT Talks
Tuesday, Dec. 8th, 7 pm
Prayers Requested
Conference Room

Through the prayers of the parish community, the sick and
elderly are strengthened in mind, body and spirit.
Remember in your daily prayers our sick and homebound

This week:  The Birth of Christ in St Luke’s
                                Gospel

members and those in the hospital.  
Thomas McLoughlin, Carlos & Sylvia Labado, Dolores Denise,
Darla Schebal, Walter Hess, Dick Costello, Anne O’Brien,
Teresa Torsiello, Hedy Harrington, Nicholas, Irene, & Jay
Hopkins, Elianna Sabugo, Baby Ethan, C. Grant, Rosemarie

the Scriptures for
READ & PRAY

December 13th
Third Sunday of Advent

Grandilli, Carl Hauser, Lien Fidgeon,  Robert Bryan, Claire
Ranahan, Janet Miller, Edward Doiron,  Craig Spencethomas,
Louis Francisco Quintero, John Steers, David Sevigny, Diane
Russett, Pat Barney, Bea Kostenbauder, Joan Zielinski, Troy
Predieri, Mary O’Donnell, Bonnie Lacenere & Ralph Salzano,

First Reading
 Zephaniah 3:
                                               14-18

Gary Ryan, Frank DeVito and the Workman Family, Helen
Palmeri and Bob Bruno.

Second Reading
           Philippians  4:4-7
Pray for those who have joined hands with the Lord.
 
 
Gospel  
Luke 3:10-18
Altar Flowers

Aging religious need your help. In the US today,
there are more than 33,000 senior Catholic sisters,

In Loving Memory
4th Year Anniversary

brothers, and religious order priests. These religious
worked for little or no pay in schools and hospitals
and today many lack adequate savings for
retirement and eldercare. Your gift to the
Retirement Fund for Religious helps provide for
nursing care and more. Thank you for your gift.

Edward J. O’Connell
By his wife, Eileen
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Year of Consecrated Life
In Our PARISH This Week
During this year of Consecrated Life, we pray in a
December 7 - December 13
special way for elderly sisters, brothers, and reli-

gious order priests. May they enjoy the dignified
care they so richly deserve as they continue to de-

Mon:     
Tues:   10:00am Kitchen Meal Ministry—LS Hall

vote their lives to prayer and service!
Pray for the 93 religious women currently ministering

             1:00 pm   Legion of Mary Mtg. - Classroom 11
             7:00 pm  

7:00 pm   Fr. John Advent Talk  Conf. Room    

Boy Scouts Mtg. - St William
Wed:    8:00 am    Meal Ministry—LS Hall                

within our Diocese, representing 31 different

Religious congregations. There are also four
religious brothers who represent three different

5:30 pm    Music Ministry - Church
Thurs:  2:00 pm    Bereavement VN.- Conf. Room  

congregations.

8:00 pm    Strunk Reception - LeSage Hall                                  
Fri:       9:00 am     Friday with Fr. Michael - Conf. Rm

1st Saturday

Sat:     10:00 am    Confirmation Meeting– St William
Sun:     8:00 am    Breakfast with Santa—LS Hall
             1:00 pm   Edge Classes—St William Hall

            10:45 am   Faith Formation Classes
              4:00 pm   Christmas Celebration—LS Hall

WE’RE BACK!!
ANTIQUES, COLLECTIBLES, CRAFTS,
PLANTS, HOUSEHOLD GOODS AND “STUFF”

Living God’s Word

Unlike those who were baptized by John, we were baptized
“with the Holy Spirit” (Mark 1:8). If that is so, then “what sort
of persons ought” we to be? Like Isaiah, John, and Peter, we

Every 1st Saturday from 8 AM to 1 PM
Next
Date:     Saturday, December 5th

ought to be both heralding and “hastening the coming of the
day of God” (2 Peter 3:12).

 Call Rosemary @ 581-8665
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Annual RUMMAGE SALE reminder:
We are always looking for jewelry; the good stuff as well

as costume jewelry. Any and all donations of jewelry for
our next rummage sale in February, 2016 can be

STEWARDSHIP OF TREASURE
Stewardship 11/29.. ….………………...    
$  10,937

dropped off at the Gift Shop in the Church. Any ques-
tions, please call Carol or John Reid @453-4169.

(This week last year was $ 11,913)
 Parish  Improvement 11/29……….                        $     1,864

(This week last year was  $ 1,900 )
Thanksgiving for St Vincent DePaul 
     (This  collection last year was $1,526)

The Reflection Grottos located on
             $     1,488

either side of the entrance to the Church
have been redone and are beautiful spots
to “sit and rest awhile” and say a prayer
before the statues of the Blessed Mother

DSA Fund as of 10/02/15………….                           $125,040
(Our Requirement is $ 179,500)

Our Lady of Guadalupe Mission                              
and Jesus in the Sacred Heart.  
Offertory  11/29.…………………                            $      2,729  
Everything we  have  is  a  gift  from  God.

Everything we have belongs to Him.
What we do in return is our gift to God.

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VNA Bereavement Support Group

STEWARDSHIP OPPORTUNITY
The GIFT SHOP
is looking for volunteers to
help out before and after the weekend Masses.

Meets each Thursday, 2-3:00 pm
Conference Room, LeSage Hall

Open to all. This group provides emotional support
and education about the grieving process. There is
also discussion about healthy grieving practices.

If you are able to offer your time, please call
Carol at 321-3914 or leave your name and

number in the Gift Shop. You will be contacted.
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Catholic Youth Ministry
THE  EDGE MIDDLE SCHOOL MINISTRY

Lunch at 12:30 pm

Class from 1:00 –2:00 pm
December 6   EDGE IN SESSION

Faith Formation:
December 13 EDGE IN SESSION
Class Schedule
+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++

December 6 - Class
December 13 - Class

HIGH SCHOOL LIFETEEN MINISTRY

St. William’s Hall
1st and 3rd Wednesday’s

December 20 - Class
December 27 - NO Class

Next Session, December 16
Come on by for some great food and conversation.

Our Ministry is hosting a fundraiser to offset the

Please join us for this year’s
Children’s Christmas Pageant:

cost of our Summer Service Project and Youth
Conference in the Summer, 2016.
“Keep Christ in Christmas”

Lawn Signs $ 8.00
  Magnets  $ 5.00

“A Christmas Window”

Cookbooks $ 5.00
Arial Calendars $ 12.00

On sale now after all masses or in the church office
will be presented on
TONIGHT!
Sunday, December 13th
at 4:00pm in the church followed
DECEMBER 6, 6:30 PM
by cookies and cupcakes in

ALL ARE WELCOME
Let’s lift up our prayers for PEACE!

LeSage Hall.
All are invited to attend!!

 Luminaries
殢sp;  Praise and Worship Music
殢sp;  Eucharistic Adoration
Join us on Wednesday evening,

殢sp;  Talk
殢sp;  Refreshments

December 16th

from 7:00pm to 8:00pm
in front of the church for our

Caroling for Christmas
December 18, 6:00 pm

annual luminary walk.
Luminaries can be purchased to

Meet at St William Hall.
 Bring your flashlight and join us for

honor those living or dead at a
“Neighborhood Caroling”

cost of $3.00 per bag.
Please return all requests for

SINGLES, COUPLES, FAMILIES,KIDS,
TEENS AND FRIENDS

luminaries by the weekend of
December 12 and 13 to the office

ALL ARE WELCOME!!
LETS SPREAD SOME HOLIDAY CHEER
of Faith Formation.
REFRESHMENTS TO FOLLOW
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 Luminaries

Wednesday evening,  December 16th
from 7:00pm to 8:00pm
in front of the church.

Luminaries can be purchased to honor those
living or dead. Contact Debbie in the office.

589-5790. Request forms are available in the
Church Foyer.

THIS
December 6,2015

Sunday
6:30 pm

Praise and Worship
Eucharist Adoration

Fellowship
Refreshments and Snacks

All are Welcome
Santa Breakfast
Sunday, Dec 13th
8:15 to 10:45
Full Breakfast
Sausage, Bacon, Eggs, Potato, Toast, Juice, Coffee
KIDS 8 and UNDER eat FREE
Adults $5.00 other kids $3
FREE
photo with Santa NO purchase required to get photo
Children’s Christmas Pageant:
“A Christmas Window”
will be presented on
Sunday, December 13th

at 4:00pm in the
church, followed by cookies and cupcakes in

LeSage Hall.
All are invited to attend!!

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Our Lady of Guadalupe Mission
PARISH MINISTRIES: Stewardship of
Fellsmere (west of I-95 on CR 512)
time & talent. Contact persons listed.
571-9875 or 571-9918

Father Sabas Mallya, ALCP
OFFICE HOURS Monday- Friday    9 am—4 pm

Worship

Liturgy Committee 
Altar Servers                              Sue Crowley 

Father John Morrissey 
MASSES in Spanish, Wednesday, 7 pm
388-6636
Sat, 7 pm  & Sun, 8:30 am & 10:30 am

Art & Environment             Amelia Lennon , Toni Caruana 913-3856
Altar Linen Care 

Mary Vogel 
Christine Mathisen 

388-5863
202-7479

   4 PM English Mass on Saturday

Lectors
Director of Music                     John Korczynski             973/919-6529

 

Perpetual Adoration 
Eucharistic Ministers  AnnaMarie Olivieri    321/724-8305      

Deacon Steve Guess 
664-0980
Father Martin Project—Engraved Bricks

Ushers
Newcomers Ministry 

 
Memorial bricks are a way to honor a

Linda Hoag 
Jan Cahill  

 
 

999-5505
388-4908

special occasion or remember a

Greeters
Sacristans                            Sister Anna Mae Frenzik            571-6655

 
loved one

This project is on-going and supports the future
building of a Church in South Africa. Each brick
is $35. Symbols are $15 extra.

Family Life

Annulments 
Baptism

Rectory Office 
Rectory Office 

589-5790
589-5790

 
Order forms are available in the Church or

Bereavement 
Marriage Preparation 

Madonna Baraschke             538-1147
Rectory Office 

589-5790
713-6650

Parish Office. CONTACT Toni Rott @
Youth Ministry 
Teri Graul 
228-8449 for further information.
Administrative/Finance/Maintenance

Finance Council 
Pastoral Council 

Tony Donini 
Bonnie Wilbanks            321/750-4461

          388-3301
Protecting God’s Children

Office Volunteers 
Fr Martin Project 

Carol Therien 
Toni Rott 

          589-5790
          228-8449  

The Catholic Diocese of Palm Beach is committed to
the safety and protection of all children and
vulnerable adults in its care.  Victims of abuse are

“Garden Angels”  
Darla Trudell Schebal
          539-1425

encouraged to contact the Diocesan Victim
Assistance Coordinator to begin necessary emotional,
psychological and spiritual healing.  The

 Education

Archives                                    Donna Parkins                321/626-8519
Faith  Formation                      Debbie Bova 

          589-4147
          202-7841

Diocese of Palm Beach Victim Assistance Coordina-
tor, Ms. Theresa Fretterd, can be reached at 561-
801-0999
.  

ADULT Faith Formation        Don Iskra 
Welcome Home 

Father John
Christine Matheson

Bible Study 
 

 
          589-5790

    202-7479
 
 
Carol Therien 

For more information on Diocesan policies and proce-
dures for reporting abuse as well as to view the
USCCB Charter for the Protection of Children and

Parish Groups/Ministry

Holy Name Society 
Knights of Columbus 

Bob DeRosa                           589-9647    
Jerry Rott 

Young People, please go to www.diocesepb.org
and click on Offices/Safe Environments
.

          228-8449
          492-0538

K of C St Williams Assembly
Women’s Guild 

Dr. Bob Christopher

Ruth Ann Girard 
 Agnes Brazee 

 
 

584-0253

Council of Catholic Women  
Legion of Mary 

783-5109
   717-383-1917

Ann Smith 
Joan Schauer   

Hospital Sick Call
The priests and deacons of the parish and/

Life’s Healing Circle 
 

          388-1074
Carol Pettirossi                      234-4127

 
 
or their representatives will gladly visit
Community Service/ Parish Outreach

 
St. Vincent DePaul Society    John E. Murphy 

parishioners who are admitted to
  508/314-3627

Sebastian River Medical Center.
If you are going into the hospital and wish

S.A.M. (Substance Addiction Ministry)                    Call       569-7444
Homebound and Sick            Pat Raiff                    

          581-1586

Boy Scouts 
Parishioner Assistance 

 Brenda Carley 
 Ron Jaworski 

228-9575

589-5790
 Lorraine Lacenere                   388-3868

to be visited, please advise the hospital

Hospital Visits 
Migrant Worker’s Clothing   Ministry   Edie Altvater 

upon your admission or call the Parish
Office to request communion or anointing

581-0453

1st Saturday  FLEA Market   Rosemary Neidich                  581-8665
RUMMAGE Sale                    Jane & Glenn Schneider         581-5525

of the sick.
The hospital is visited daily by our

Food Pantry at OLG               Sister Dolores 
Full of Grace Meal Ministry   Marigrace DiNello                 410-9788

571-9875
                                                Joan & Bob LaPenna               228-8053
Ministers of the Eucharist.
GIFT SHOP 
  Carol Hirsch 
321-3914

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