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Saint Mark Catholic Church

www.stmarknc.org  14740 Stumptown Road, Huntersville, NC 28078 We, the members of St. Mark Catholic Church, a Faith Community called as one by Christ to serve and witness in His name, seek to celebrate our Faith through service and evangelization to each other, our families and our community.

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St. Mark Parish Directory

stmarknc.org14740 Stumptown Rd, Huntersville NC 28078 Parish Office | Mon-Fri, 9 am - 4:30 pm Phone: 704-948-0231; Fax: 704-948-8018 Pastor Very Rev. John T. Putnam, JV Parochial Vicars Rev. Paul D. McNulty Rev. Miguel A. Ubillus Pastor Emeritus in Residence Rev. Msgr. Richard M. Bellow Deacons Rev. Mr. Louis Pais Rev. Mr. Robert Murphy Rev. Mr. Richard McCarron Rev. Mr. Thomas McGahey Rev. Dr. Ronald Sherwood Sacristan Daniel Pressley [email protected] 704-948-0231, Ext. 211 Administrative Assistant Tricia McCaa [email protected] 704-948-0231, Ext. 102 Pastoral Associate for HR and Outreach Barry McCaa [email protected] 704-948-0231, Ext. 119 Pastoral Associate for Facilities and Planning Scott Bruno [email protected] 704-948-0231, Ext. 118 Finance Director Florence Moore 704-948-0231, Ext. 116 [email protected] Parish Accountant Karen Zaleski [email protected] 704-948-0231, Ext. 121 Calendar Management Leanne Vaccaro [email protected] 704-948-0231, Ext. 107 Music Ministry Laura Maclean, Director [email protected] 704-948-0231, Ext. 106 Ministry Coordinator Beth Zuhosky [email protected] 704-948-0231, Ext. 136 Faith Formation Donna Smith, Director [email protected] 704-948-1306, Ext. 104

Elementary Faith Formation and Sacraments of First Reconciliation and First Communion Faye Nye, Coordinator [email protected] 704-948-1306, Ext. 115 Middle School Ministry and Sacrament of Confirmation Mary Grace Alvord, Coordinator [email protected] 704-948-1306, Ext. 117 6th-7th Grade Faith Formation Coordinator Sonnet Bonelli [email protected] 704-948-1306, Ext. 111 High School Ministry Coordinator J. Brian Kaup [email protected] 704-948-0231, Ext. 105

Mass Schedule Sunday Masses Saturday: 5 pm Sunday: 7:30 am 9 am (Church; Signed for the hearing impaired) 9 am (Parish Hall; Children’s Mass, 1st-3rd grade) 11 am 1 pm (Spanish) 5 pm (Life Teen Mass) Spanish: Misa en Español cada Domingo a la 1 pm y cada viernes a las 7 pm Daily Masses Mon., Tue., Thur., Fri., 7 and 9 am Wednesday 7 am and 6:30 pm; Saturday 9 am Holy Days: Vigil 7 pm before feast day, 7 am, 9 am, 7 pm on the feast day Nursery available during 9 and 11 am Masses serving children walking age through Kindergarten.

Confessions Daily: (45 minutes prior to Mass, ending 15 minutes prior to Mass) 6:15—6:45 am and 8:15—8:45 am Wed.: 6—7:30 pm Sat.: 3—5 pm Sun.: 6:45—7:15 am, 8:15—8:45 am, 10:15—10:45 am, 12:15—12:45 pm (Spanish), 4:15—4:45 pm

Rosary Tuesdays - Church; 7—7:30 pm

Perpetual Eucharistic Adoration

Preschool Jane Petriella, Director [email protected] 704-948-8015

In the Monsignor Bellow Adoration Chapel in the Family Center. For more information email [email protected]

Deaf Ministry Mary Sumeracki [email protected] 704-576-0675 (V/TTY)

Immediately following the Wednesday 6:30 pm Mass

Young at Heart Ministry Leanne Vaccaro (Interim) [email protected] 704-948-0231, Ext. 107

Immediately following the Friday 9 am Mass

Hispanic Coordinator Belisario Solorzano [email protected] 704-948-4239 Wedding Director Kris Brodof [email protected] 704-806-4071

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Novena Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal Novena and Rosary Hospitalization If you or your loved one are in an area hospital, call the Parish Office to reach one of the Priests. The Priests offer Confession, bring the Holy Eucharist to you or administer the Sacrament of Anointing of the Sick.

Baptisms & Weddings The use of the Church for Baptisms, Weddings and other Sacramental events is available to active Parishioners. Contact the Parish Office.

Evening Attendant Hank Stiene 704-948-1982

Natural Family Planning

Al-Anon Lisa 704-651-1065

Teaching Couple #1947 704-548-1834; [email protected] www.ccli.org

Alcoholics Anonymous Tom 704-604-7739

Crisis Pregnancy Help

Bulletin Team [email protected]

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Joe and Kathy Hack

Pregnancy Hotline:1-800-848-LOVE Catholic Social Services: 704-370-3262 Birthright: 1-800-550-4900 Post Abortion: 1-800-5-WE CARE

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From the Pastor Epiphany Sunday is always a joyous time in the Church. The story of the Magi as recorded in the Gospel of Matthew is one with which we usually become familiar when we are young. This day is filled with symbolism; it is filled with stewardship. The prophet Isaiah perhaps more than any other of the prophets anticipated the coming of Christ. He foresaw details about the coming of the Messiah which are uncanny in their accuracy. It is almost as if Isaiah foresaw the glory of Christ’s Epiphany. “Rise up in splendor…Your light has come…Then shall you be radiant at what you see.” The light of Christ has shone and is shining upon us. However, we are to do more than just bask in it. We are to be “radiant at what we see.” This is the call to stewardship; we are to take that light, that Good News, and we are to share it and spread it. Biblical scholars are of the opinion that St. Paul wrote his letter to the Ephesians (from which our Second Reading is drawn) during a time when he was under house arrest in Rome. Note that he was not in prison. At that time “house arrest” meant you could move easily around your house during the day under the watchful eyes of soldiers, but could not leave. At night you were chained to a soldier who slept next to you. Paul speaks of being a steward of God’s grace. You might say he realizes that he is not a prisoner of the Romans, but a “prisoner” of the Lord. He has felt and realized the light of Christ referenced by Isaiah, and he has spent his apostolic life as a disciple, as one who has indeed been a steward and shared the glory he has realized. The Apostle Luke provided us with a detailed accounting of Christ’s birth in Bethlehem. The visit of the Magi would seem to have occurred some time, perhaps even months, after the Lord’s nativity. Their trek and visit is only mentioned in the Gospel of Matthew. Much has been written and surmised in relation to who they were, and the significance of their journey and visit. For us as stewards it is well to take note of two important aspects of this story. When Jesus was born, it was first revealed to humble and plain shepherds. The revelation for those considered more honorable and learned, namely, the Magi, occurred much later. Another perspective is that Jesus came to the poor first, and then the rich. The point is that He came and comes to everyone, each one of us as well. An “Epiphany” is, as normally used, a revelation. The revelation in this case, for us, and for the Magi, is the realization not only of the divinity of the Lord, but also the fact that Jesus came as the Savior of all. Those first shepherds who approached and worshiped Jesus were Jews; these Magi were gentiles. We need to respond to this revelation, just as the Magi did. They could have merely admired the glorious star which they saw in the sky and philosophized as to what it was and what it meant. However, they did more than that. They acted. We, too, are called to act through stewardship. We are called to more than just follow the Light of Christ. We are called to respond and to act and to do something to show that we are indeed disciples. That would make us, too, wise. Blessings, Fr. John

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Mass Readings Today’s Readings First Reading — Rise up in splendor, Jerusalem! The LORD shines upon you and the glory of the Lord appears over you (Isaiah 60:1-6). Psalm — Lord, every nation on earth will adore you (Psalm 72). Second Reading — The mystery has been made known that the Gentiles are coheirs, copartners in the promise in Christ Jesus through the gospel (Ephesians 3:2-3a, 5-6). Gospel — Magi from the east arrived, saying, “Where is the newborn king of the Jews?” (Matthew 2:1-12). The English translation of the Psalm Responses from the Lectionary for Mass © 1969, 1981, 1997, International Commission on English in the Liturgy Corporation. All rights reserved.

Readings for the Week Monday:

1 Jn 3:22 — 4:6; Ps 2:7bc-8, 10-12a; Mt 4:12-17, 23-25

Tuesday:

1 Jn 4:7-10; Ps 72:1-4, 7-8; Mk 6:34-44

Wednesday: 1 Jn 4:11-18; Ps 72:1-2, 10, 12-13; Mk 6:45-52 Thursday:

1 Jn 4:19 — 5:4; Ps 72:1-2, 14, 15bc, 17; Lk 4:14-22a

Friday:

1 Jn 5:5-13; Ps 147:1215, 19-20; Lk 5:12-16

Saturday:

1 Jn 5:14-21; Ps 149:16a, 9b; Jn 3:22-30

Sunday:

Is 42:1-4, 6-7 or Is 40:1-5, 9-11; Ps 29:1 -4, 3, 9-10 or Ps 104:1b-4, 24-25, 2730; Acts 10:34-38 or Ti 2:11-14; 3:4-7; Lk 3:15-16, 21-22

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Remember In Your Prayers Mass Intentions

Please Pray For Michelle Westbrook Accetta Joanne Anthony Roberto Argente Piedad del Rocío Ariza Kimberly Barrie Renee Branem Torie Costa Dolores D’Elia Dottie Dambrauskas Kristina Dontino Gloria Echeverri Albert Fox Jean Fox Theresa Gribschaw Sarah Elizabeth Hauser Patt Irvin

Baby Katherine Elizabeth Jousma Rosemary Keeley Phyllis Kiebler Robb Lamont Dale McCaa Katie Meserrol Michael Orlando Nicole Pellitteri Cavan Petura Shari Sarahcino Alexandra Schaney Ron Seabacher Christine Talbert Robin Warner Charles Williams Karen Zaleski

...and all our parishioners who are homebound or reside in area nursing homes and are unable to attend Mass.

Our Faithful Departed May God’s grace be with the family of our recently deceased: Nancy Smith, wife of Allan Smith

Members In the Service PFC Jacob Alexander; LCPL Jon C. Atkinson, USMC; William J. Borath, Army; Lt. Colonel Scott Michael Breece, USAF; AM1 John Caldwell, (VFA 32); 2nd Lt. Sam Camut, USMC; Capt. Dan Crum, USAF; Lt. Colonel Peter Dargle, U.S. Army; Veronica Dominguez; Spc. Frank Christopher Dunning; PFC Albert Hadley, Infantry/Scout; Ensign Matthew Hartung USN; MSgt. Patrick Heffernan; LT. Jenna Hehn, USN; 1st Lt. Trevor Hehn, U.S. Army; Capt. Laura Hehn M.D. U.S. Army; MM3 Christopher Heim; Lt. Mellisa Hillman, Navy; Sgt. Christopher Holden; Lt. Colonel Matthew Holloway, Air National Guard; Michael Huddle, U.S. Army; CWO4 Christopher Joyce, Army Airborne; Corporal Edward Keller III; PFC Christian Kotas, Army National Guard (Added); PFC NCARNG Derek Koontz; Lt. Patrick McFarland; SPC Michael Quinn, Jr., U.S. Army; USMC; Lt. Matthew Santoli, USMC; Lt. Carter Stapleton; LT JG Ryan P. Veatch, USN; LT Robert Vendley, U.S. Army; LT William Vey III; Staff Sgt. Andrew Vranek, USAF Army Airborne; Joshua Wagner, U.S. Army; CTT2 Zachary Wortham, USN; PFC Ryan Wilson, Army National Guard

Mon. January 4—St. Elizabeth Ann Seton 7 am +Helen Dittus (Stephanie & Dale Lang) 9 am +Russell Haller (Faye Nye) Tues. January 5—St. John Neumann, Bishop 7 am Mike & Sharon Leahy (Chris Ostrom) 9 am +Carol Rademacher (Dexter & Mary Louise Koehl) Wed. January 6—St. Andre Bessette 7 am +Stephen Shailor (Liz Shailor) 11 am Veronica D’Abreu (CKHS) 6:30 pm +Karen Ohlin (Regina Lee) Thurs. January 7—St. Raymond of Penyafort 7 am +Souls in Purgatory (W. Lachowski) 9 am Suzanne FitzGerald (Ray & Nora FitzGerald) Fri. January 8 9 am Umberto & Paula & Children (Elza Spaedy) 11 am +Madelyn Harper-Walsh (Dan Boone) 7 pm +Robertina Moreno (Fr. John) (Spanish Mass) Sat. January 9 9 am Douglas Cashman (Cashman family) 5 pm +Robert Ravey (Patricia Ravey) Sun. January 10—The Baptism of the Lord 7:30 am +Gerald Yahner (Mike & Janet Kiernan) 9 am +Louis Tavares (Laurie Fay) 9 am +Lucia Solis Vallarino (Jacqueline Zentenoio)(Children’s Mass) 11 am +Kathleen Collins (Polich family) 1 pm St. Mark parishioners 5 pm +Russell Haller (Fr. John) + deceased; (requested by)

The St. Mark Prayer Chain Ministry Needs You! When: Anytime Where: Anywhere, including the comfort of your own home! If you can pray for others and wish to become a St. Mark Prayer Warrior, please join the St. Mark Prayer Chain Ministry. Go to the St. Mark website and click on “Prayer Warrior.” If you need prayers (and who doesn’t?), from the list of items, click “prayer requests,” and enter your request. This is a great Ministry you can participate in from the comfort of your own home or if you are homebound for any reason. Please join us – there is tremendous power in prayer! Information and Registration: St. Mark website, www.stmarknc.org

...and for all service members not listed here.

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Parish Calendar Sunday, Jan. 3 9 am Children's Mass / FF- 1-2 grade (special) (Parish Hall, Room 135,138) 1 pm Maximilian Kolbe Fraternity OFS (SMS Library) 2:30 pm Baptisms (Church) 3:15 pm Baptisms (Church) 5 pm FF-MS Confirmation I (SMS) 6 pm FF-Life Teen (Room 200,201) 7 pm Organ Practice (Church) Monday, Jan. 4 8 am SLAM (Parish Hall) 1:30 pm YaHM -SilverSneakers Fitness Program (Parish Hall) 4:30 pm FF- Classes (SMS) 4:30 pm FF- Reconciliation Rehearsal (Church) 6:30 pm Troop 97 Meeting (Parish Hall) 7 pm K of C General Council Meeting (Kitchen, Room 200,201) 7:30 pm Liturgical Training (Church) Tuesday, Jan. 5 10 am YaHM - Tai Chi (24 movement Form) (Parish Hall) 4:30 pm FF- Classes (SMS) 4:30 pm FF- Reconciliation Rehearsal (Church) 6 pm Room In The Inn (Parish Hall, Kitchen) 6:15 pm FF - Spanish Adult Ed Class (Room 204) 7 pm Arts & Environment Planning Meeting (Room 203) 7 pm RCIA (SMS Library) 7 pm Rosary (All are Welcome) (Church) 7:15 pm Education Commission Team Meeting (Room 202) Wednesday, Jan. 6 12 am Room In The Inn (Parish Hall, Kitchen) 8 am SLAM (Parish Hall) 10 am Cenacle of Divine Mercy (Room 202) 10 am Finance - Meeting (Room 204) 1:30 pm SMHSM (Room 200,201,202,121) 1:30 pm YaHM -SilverSneakers Fitness Program (Parish Hall) 5 pm Interfaith Basketball Practice (Parish Hall)

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Wednesday, Jan. 6 continued 7 pm AE - Life in the Spirit Prayer Group (Room 200,201) 7 pm FFHSM- Fraternus / Fidelis (Parish Hall, Kitchen) 7 pm RCIA - Hispanic (Room 121) 7 pm Troop 97 Committee Meeting (Room 203) 7:30 pm Mens Bible Study (Room 202) Thursday, Jan. 7 5 pm Interfaith Basketball Practice (Parish Hall) 7 pm Be a Man - Men's Fellowship (Room 202) 7 pm Catholic Doctrine Study (Hispanic) (Room 216) 7 pm Lector's Trianing Hispanic (Room 121) 7 pm Legion of Mary (Room 203) 7:30 pm Women's AOH (Room 204) Friday, Jan. 8 7 am Cursillo (Room 200) 8 am SLAM (Parish Hall) 10 am Finance - Meeting (Room 204) 10 am Legion of Mary (Room 202) 12:30 pm YaHM - SilverSneakers Fitness Program (Parish Hall) 2 pm Organ Practice (Church) 2:45 pm Children's Adoration (Parish Hall) 3:30 pm Children's Adoration (Church) 7 pm Organ Practice (Church) 7 pm Pack Meeting (Parish Hall) Saturday, Jan. 9 7 am Men's Fellowship (Room 200) 9 am FF - Reconciliation Retreat (Parish Hall, Kitchen, Church, Room 202,203) 10 am Baptism Class (Room 200,201) 10 am Baptism Class - Hispanic (Room 204) 10 am FF Catechist Training Symbolon (Room 202) 10 am YaHM - Tai Chi (24 movement Form) (SMS Cafeteria) 5:30 pm Bake Sale 7 pm Hispanic Music Practice (Room 204)

Sunday, Jan. 10 Bake Sale - AFTER ALL MASSES (Parish Hallway, Kitchen, Room 116) 8:45 am FF - Friends of Jesus (Room 200,201,202) 9 am Children's Mass / FF- 1-2 grade (special) (Parish Hall, Room 135,138) 10:15 am Girl Scout- St Mark Troop 3252 (Room 203) 2:30 pm Baptisms - Spanish (Church) 3 pm Little Flowers (Room 135) 3:15 pm Baptisms (Church) 5 pm FF-MS Confirmation I (SMS) 6 pm AE - Catholics Come Home (Room 200,201) 6 pm FF- HSM (Parish Hall, Kitchen) 7 pm Organ Practice (Church)

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Parish Life St. Mark Preschool Registration for Fall 2016 • •

January 15-31 - registration for current students and alumni families. February 1-14 - registration for new eligible preschoolers of the parish.

Programs offered: T/TH or M/W/F for 3 yr olds and M-F or T-F or M/W/F for 4 & 5 yr. olds. All classes are from 9 am -1 pm with a lunchtime included. Enrollment forms are available on the parish website www.stmark.nc.org (click on preschool) or in the preschool office Rm 217. Register in person on Feb.1, 10 am – noon on the second floor of the Parish Center or mail the Registration Form directly to the preschool. A non-refundable Registration Fee of $75 must accompany the Enrollment Form. (Check made payable to St. Mark Preschool.) A lottery will be conducted if numbers exceed the spaces available. When all classes are full, a waiting list will be established. After February 14, any remaining spaces will be filled on a first come first serve basis. You will be notified of your child’s acceptance as soon as possible. Children must be the age of the class by August 31 and potty-trained by the start of school. No exceptions. A tour of the school is available on Tuesdays and Wednesdays in January by appointment only. Call the Preschool Director, Jane Petriella 704-948-8015.

Adult Ultreya Christmas Celebration When: Sat., Jan 16; 7 pm Where: St Mark Parish Msgr Kerin Center All Cursillistas are cordially invited to an evening of sharing in our journey of faith and commitment to our 4th day. Please come and join us for our annual Christmas Celebration along with our clergy. It will be a gathering with heavy hors d’oevres, dessert, wine and beer. We ask that you please bring some of these to share. De Colores!

Parish Bake Sale We had a very successful bake sale in December bringing in $821.10. There were many delicious baked items left for those attending the 11 am Mass. Our next bake sale will be January 9 and 10. Hilda, Elizabeth and I will be in room 116 or the kitchen at noon until 5 pm on Saturday to receive your baked goods. Thanks for your help to make these sales a success. Remember it all goes to the stained glass windows account. Contact Marlene if you have any questions 704-439-2050

Women of Joy Prayer Group and Scripture Study Spring 2016: Thursday Morning Study: When: Jan. 14 – May 5, 10 am – 12:30 pm Where: Msgr. Kerin Center Faith and Prayer: Strengthened from Within Kathleen Lewis guides us through Lumen Fidei, the first encyclical of Pope Francis. Then enrich your faith with Fr. Mark Toups’ eight-week study on the essentials of an effective and fruitful prayer life.

If you have any questions please call Doug and Caroly Cashman 704-947-3272

Babysitting is available for preschool age and younger.

Women Newcomers, AFTER “After the Boxes” Coffee

For more information contact Rose Abell 502-445-4573 or [email protected]

When: Wed., Jan. 13th; 10 am—Noon Where: The Bakery Shoppe, Huntersville If you have been in an “After the Boxes” session and would like to meet the new ladies who have recently finished their session or would like to meet up with some of the “After the Boxes” alumni, please join us. We will meet the second Wednesday of each month. So, mark your calendars. We are looking forward to seeing you. No need to RSVP; just come! Contact: Kim, 678-472-6651 or Barb, 910-612-8934

Women Newcomers, “After the Boxes” Session

When: Wednesdays, January 20 – April 13; 10 am – 11:30 am Where: Room 200-201 in the Msgr Kerin Family Center

New to our parish or still feel “new”? The class is based on Susan Miller’s book After the Boxes Are Unpacked dealing with the spiritual, emotional and practical needs when making a move. It is a great way to meet fellow parishioners and make new friends. Please contact us so we can look forward to meeting you. Contacts: Cathy, 704-895-9879 or Maxine, 704-274-5453 or email [email protected]

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Thursday Evening Study: When: Jan. 14 – May 5, 7 – 9 pm Where: Msgr. Kerin Center Consoling the Heart of Jesus by Fr. Michael Gaitley, MIC Fr. Gaitley offers a simple way to holiness. He has given people a prayerful and thoughtful “Do-ItYourself Retreat” to learn to rest in God and to help us in our spiritual journey. For more information contact Kristin Tacy 704-577-6055 or [email protected] Registration information can be found on the St. Mark website. Please register by Jan. 5.

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Young at Heart Prayer Shawl Ministry

Lunch Bunch

When: Second and fourth Tuesdays of the month Where: Parish Hall

When:

Volunteer Opportunities

Fri. January 8; 12 noon for All Ages (second Fri. of the month) If you would like to expand your Where: Hickory Tavern, Sam Furr knowledge and understanding of your Road, Huntersville Catholic Faith in a practical and fun This is a wonderful way to meet way, volunteering for YaHM is a fellow parishioners while enjoying fabulous way to do it. lunch out.

Members pray together as they crochet and knit prayer shawls for people suffering through a time of transition, crisis or need, and baby blankets and hats for infants in area RSVP: Jennie Donohue, 704-274-5135 hospital neo-natal units and for or Eunice Bajart, 704-960-8410 individual requests. Contact us to join this group or receive a shawl, infant Friendly Visitor Ministry cap or blanket. On their own schedule, Friendly Contact: Carole Lavinio, Visitor Ministry volunteers visit people 704-992-5659; Sharon Marshall (baby in nursing homes and those blankets) 704-875-8811 homebound. Individuals, couples and families can expand their faith Dinner Club practices, and provide a large variety When: Tuesday, January 5, 6:30 pm of services to those who need it most. (first Tues. of the month) Training and assistance is available. If Where: Red Rocks Café and Bar, you know someone who would Birkdale Village, 8712 Lindholm Dr. welcome a Friendly Visitor, please RSVP: Maryann 704-947-0597 by contact us. 5 pm on Mon., Jan. 4 Contact: Leanne Vaccaro, This is a wonderful way to meet fellow parishioners while enjoying dinner out.

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Most of our participants, and those we focus our services on, are age 55 and over. Many who volunteer are under 55, we have families with young children who take the entire family to visit the elderly in nursing homes or who may be homebound. Please contact us or refer to the bulletin board to learn more about how you can help. We look forward to hearing from and empowering you to use your God-given talents to provide service to others. Contact: Leanne, 704-948-0231 [email protected]

Please Convert to our new Online Giving and Payment System On November 1, 2015, St. Mark implemented a new Online Giving System. The current system, Direct Give, will continue to be available during the transition. We will now be using Online Giving, a division of Our Sunday Visitor, as our electronic offertory vendor. Considerable thought and analysis has gone into this decision. Some of the reasons for the change include better pricing, more effective data interface and back office support, and an improved envelope service for additional savings. The new system will be much easier and more user-friendly. It is a web-based application that allows you to access your account from anywhere, using your computer, smartphone, or tablet. You can use either a bank account or credit card, or both. During the next month, please close out your account with Direct Give, and sign up with Online Giving. Instructions for closing out your account and opening a new one, are available on the website at www.stmarknc.org. If you have any issues setting up your new account, please contact Customer Service for Online Giving. If you are not currently using online payment for your weekly collection donations, now is a great time to start! You will be able to help us further automate the bookkeeping function. With this new system, you are able to make your weekly donations, additional one-time donations such as Christmas, and other payments, including Faith Formation tuition and special collections. You can see reports on your contribution history and generate tax statements at each year’s end. Even if you typically use your offering envelopes, you may wish to contribute online to a particular collection. Check out our website for more information! Contact: Florence Moore, [email protected], 704-948-0231 ext.116

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Faith Formation

High School Ministry

Children’s Mass St. Mark 9 am Children’s Mass (in the Parish hall) is now available for children ages 5-10 years old. To find out more about this Mass and register your child, go to www.stmarknc.org and scroll down to the Children’s Mass link. We would also love to have some help with this Mass, if you would like to volunteer, you may also do so on the website.

Do you have a story of faith, conversion or mercy to share? Your Adult Ed ministry is hoping to make a short video highlighting stories of parishioners. We would like to have at least six parishioners come forward with their stories. These small video clips would be no more than three to four minutes in length. If you have a story to share, please contact Donna Smith 704-948-1306 or [email protected] NOW! We hope to begin filming in early January.

High School Ministry Bus To Washington DEPARTING: Thursday, January 21; 12:00 PM (Please arrive for departure no later than 11:30 AM.)

RETURNING: Friday, January 22, 11:30 PM (We will call when we leave D.C. and when we are one hour away.)

For More Information and To Sign-Up Contact: Brian Kaup [email protected]

Respect Life 10th Annual MARCH

The video will be used during our FOR LIFE - Charlotte! Lenten CALL series, which begins the When: Jan. 15, 2016; week of Feb. 7. This spring our CALL See schedule below program will be studying The Church of Mercy by Pope Francis. Join us for the 10th Annual MARCH FOR LIFE in Charlotte. The day will begin at 9 am with a Mass Upcoming Workshops said for the Unborn. At 11 am we Christine Wisdom M.S. will gather in the parking lot LPC will be offering a across the street from the spring series of workshops Catholic Diocese at 1123 South for parishioners on the Church St. Charlotte, NC 28210. following topics. All (Note: There will be limited workshops will be held in parking available, therefore Room 259 at St. Mark school. may be most accessible • Ways to Live in Heath in Mind, Body parking uptown). At 12 pm we will march and Spirit to Trade St. and Tryon St. where Wednesday, January 20; 7-9 pm Father Casey Coleman, Parochial • Practicing Mindfulness and other Vicar of St. Vincent de Paul ways to cope with anxiety Catholic Church will begin with a Wednesday, February 17; 7-9 pm sermon. We will then march to the court house at 401 W. Trade • 101 for Caregivers St. where we will pray the Rosary Wednesday, March 16; 7- 9 pm and the Chaplet of Divine Mercy. Space is limited so please RSVP to See schedule details at [email protected] www.marchforlifecharlotte.org

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March for Life 2016 The March for Life is an annual prolife rally protesting abortion, held in Washington, D.C., on or around the anniversary of the United States Supreme Court's decision legalizing abortion in the case Roe v. Wade. Join your fellow parishioners as an Ambassador for Life as we journey to our nation’s capital to speak up for the protection of the unborn child. Itinerary includes travel to Washington, DC in a deluxe tour bus, daily Rosary, family friendly movies in travel, Mass at the Shrine of the Immaculate Conception and participation in the March for Life. Thursday’s sleeping accommodations and Friday’s breakfast will be provided by the Knights of Columbus in the Arlington Diocese. Cost is $15 per person or a maximum of $50 for families of four or more. To register – please call Gini Bond at 704-562-9573 or email [email protected]

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Funeral Planning Guide

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St Mark has put together a booklet, Funeral Planning Guide for the Mass of Christian Burial. This handbook will discuss the three principle movements of the funeral liturgy: the vigil or wake, the Mass of Christian Burial, and the burial rites. Copies of this booklet may be obtained from the office or from the funeral director with whom you are working. Upon the death of a loved one, please contact the funeral home so that they may assist you in making the necessary funeral arrangements. We encourage parishioners to do pre-planning to make a difficult time easier for your family. One area where questions have arisen is cremation. Although cremation is now permitted by the Church, it does not enjoy the same value as burial of the body. The Church clearly prefers and urges that the body of the deceased be present for the funeral rite, since the presence of the human body better expresses the values which the Church affirms in those rites. If, because of special or extraordinary circumstances cremation is chosen, this should follow the funeral liturgy. If this is not possible, the cremated remains will be placed in the church prior to the funeral liturgy. At the start of the funeral liturgy the cremated remains will be taken to the entry of the Church where the liturgy will begin. Following the opening rite, a family member or the funeral director will carry the cremated remains in procession to the front of the Church and place them on the appropriate table. The Catholic Church commends its deceased members to the mercy of God by means of its funeral rite. The cremated remains of a body should be treated with the same respect given to the human body from which they came. The cremated remains should be buried in a grave or entombed in a mausoleum or columbarium. The practice of scattering cremated remains on the sea, from the air, or on the ground, or keeping cremated remains in the home of a relative or friend of the deceased are not the reverent disposition the Church requires. If the body of the deceased is to be cremated, arrangements for the committal of the cremated remains must be made prior to the celebration of the funeral rites at St Mark. No funeral rites may be celebrated if the remains are not going to be buried or entombed as is proper and right for the Christian faithful. If committal is to take place in another state, the funeral home or family is asked to provide a letter indicating when and where the final committal will occur.

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Beginning in mid-January, there will be a bin in the entrance of the narthex of the Church labeled “Catholic Charities” in which you can place any non-perishable foods to donate to their food pantry. This collection will be on-going and you may drop off food at any time. Please make sure the items are non-perishable, e.g. peanut butter and jellies (in plastic containers), boxed goods, canned goods, etc., basically anything that won’t spoil before it can be used. Pope Francis challenges us in this Year of Mercy to take care of our fellow man. What better way is there to do this than to help provide for man’s basic needs of food, clothing and shelter? Take advantage of our grocery stores “buy one, get one free” program and donate the “free” one to Catholic Charities. It’s a habit that is fun to get into! And it’s an easy way to teach your young ones about caring for your fellow man. Contact: Tricia McCaa, Parish Office, 704-948-0231

Room in the Inn (RITI) Our Room in the Inn Ministry has begun for the year. We host 10 homeless people on Tuesday evenings, from December through March, providing them a safe and warm place to sleep, a hot dinner and breakfast, and a bag lunch. We would like to thank the following local hotels for assisting us with laundering sheets and towels in December. • Holiday Inn Express, Huntersville • Country Inn & Suites, Huntersville • Comfort Inn & Suites, Huntersville We continue to need volunteers and donations, including large and XL sweatpants, deodorant, and razors. Financial donations are also welcome. More information can be found on the Church website. Contact: Larry Hauser, [email protected] The Maronite Mission of Charlotte, an Eastern Rite Catholic Church, is offering weekly Masses on Sundays at 12:30 pm at St. Matthew South Campus, 4116 Waxhaw-Marvin Road, Waxhaw, NC. The Maronite Church dates back to the early Christians of Antioch where “they were called Christians for the first time” (Acts 11:26). The Church still uses as Her liturgical language Syriac, a dialect of the Aramaic that Jesus Himself spoke, and takes Her name from the hermitpriest, Saint Maron, who died in 410 AD. The Charlotte community has been blessed by His Excellency Bishop Peter Jugis who embraced the Maronite Mission. The Maronite Mission found a home at St. Matthew Church through the guidance and blessings of Msgr. John McSweeney who took the Community under his wings. The Maronite Mission of Charlotte is pastored by Fr. Elie Mikhael, parochial vicar at St. Matthew. He can be reached at 704-543-7677 x 1043 or [email protected]

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Other Opportunities CTK Fun Day for Special Needs Adults When: Monday, Jan. 4; 12:30-2:30 pm Where: CTK High School; 2011 Crusader Way, Huntersville; Just east of the Hwy 73/Poplar Tent intersection Christ the King Catholic High School would like to invite adults with special needs to a “fun day.” We will have stations in art, science, cooking, music, and sports; and we’re looking forward to a great time. Admission is free, but registration is requested. Register/Contact: 704-799-4400

CTK HS Keynote Speaker When: Tuesday, Jan. 5; 6:30 pm Where: CTK High School, 2011 Crusader Way, Huntersville Christ the King Catholic High School is pleased to announce that Father Tad Pacholczyk, Director of the National Catholic Bioethics Center in Philadelphia, will deliver the keynote address for its annual Bridge Week program. Fr. Tad, who holds a Ph.D. in Neuroscience from Yale University, will discuss the care and treatment for patients at the end of life. The talk is funded by the Mecklenburg Area Catholics Schools Educational Foundation, and the public is cordially invited. Contact: 704-799-4400

Carolina Catholic Chorale: Orchestral Mass for Epiphany When: Wednesday, Jan 6; 7 pm Where: St. Thomas Aquinas Church, Charlotte The Carolina Catholic Choral & Orchestra will sing Mozart’s Spetzen-Messe in a Solemn High Mass in the Extraordinary Form at St. Thomas Aquinas. (Masses are open to the public at no cost). Information: http://carolinacatholicchorale.weebly.com/ Contact: Stefano Monaco, 704-962-2990, [email protected]

MACS Accepting Applications for 2016-2017 The Mecklenburg Area Catholic Schools (MACS) are accepting applications for new students for the 201617 school year at all schools and for all grades. The Early Admission Round ends Jan. 15 for high school applicants, and Jan. 31 for PreK-8th grade applicants. Please visit the MACS website at www.macs-schools.com/macs/admissions/ applications for applications and more admissions information. For school locations and additional information please call the MACS Admissions Office at 704.370.3273 or visit our website www.macs-schools.com.

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Diocese of Charlotte Official Jubilee Year of Mercy Pilgrimage to Rome, Siena, Assisi, & Nettuno

Walk through the Doors of Mercy! Pope Francis has announced a Jubilee Year of Mercy! This is the perfect time to encounter God’s mercy in a powerful, lifealtering way. Join your Diocesan family on a once-ina-lifetime Jubilee Year of Mercy Pilgrimage to Rome, Siena, Assisi, & Nettuno, 10-days, October 1221, 2016. Only $3,299 from Charlotte (CLT), plus $650 in airport taxes, security fees, and current fuel surcharges, as well as $150 in tips. Under the spiritual direction of Fr. Michael Kottar of St. Mary Help of Christians Parish in Shelby and Fr. Carmen Malacari of Holy Spirit Church in Denver. Please visit www.GoCatholicTravel.com/Charlotte to download the brochure and registration form. For more information contact Mrs. Jean Judge at 704-487-7697 or send an email to [email protected] Space is limited. Register today!

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Anuncios Semanales del Ministerio Hispano 6 de enero: La Epifanía Antes de la llegada del Señor, los hombres vivían en tinieblas, sin esperanza. Pero el Señor ha venido, y es como si una gran luz hubiera amanecido sobre todos y la alegría y la paz, la felicidad y el amor hubieran iluminado todos los corazones. Jesús es la luz que ha venido a iluminar y transformar a todos los hombres. Con la venida de Cristo se cumplieron las promesas hechas a Israel. En la Epifanía celebramos que Jesús vino a salvar no sólo a Israel sino a todos los pueblos. Epifanía quiere decir "manifestación", iluminación. Celebramos la manifestación de Dios a todos los hombres del mundo, a todas las regiones de la tierra. Jesús ha venido para revelar el amor de Dios a todos los pueblos y ser luz de todas las naciones. En la Epifanía celebramos el amor de Dios que se revela a todos los hombres. Dios quiere la felicidad del mundo entero. Él ama a cada uno de los hombres, y ha venido a salvar a todos los hombres, sin importar su nacionalidad, su color o su raza. Es un día de alegría y agradecimiento porque al ver la luz del Evangelio, salimos al encuentro de Jesús, lo encontramos y le rendimos nuestra adoración como los magos.

Grupo de Oración Carismático

Exposición Perpetua del Santísimo Sacramento

Todos los viernes a las 7:45 pm Iglesia San Marcos

Nuestro Señor Jesucristo está expuesto en la Capilla 24 horas al día, 7 días a la semana. Ven a visitarlo y a pasar un momento en la presencia de Jesús Sacramentado. El Señor ha reservado gracias especiales para los que le visitan. En el altar el Señor es puro amor, y distribuye sus gracias a manos llenas a los que le visitan.

Jesucristo siempre nos está buscando y nos habla de muchas maneras. Sólo tenemos que saber escuchar su voz. El grupo carismatico Esperanza y Vida te invita y te espera todos los viernes a las 7:45 pm para participar y juntos alabemos a Dios. Para mas información puedes llamar al hermano William Veliz al 704-634-8302

Virgen Peregrina Nuestra Santísima Madre María, la Virgen de Guadalupe, está visitando nuestra comunidad dejando un regalo de amor, paz, fe y esperanza. Si deseas abrir las puertas de tu hogar a nuestra Madre María, puedes inscribirte llamando a Yolanda Gutierrez al teléfono 980-255-6233.

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“Que el Jubileo de la Misericordia traiga a todos la bondad y la ternura de Dios.”

Información en Español Andrea Solórzano 704-948-4239 Rosalba Rojas 704-895-8866 Horario De Misas Misa Diaria: Lunes, Martes, Jueves y Viernes: 7am y 9 am Viernes: 7pm Español Miércoles: 7 am y 6:30 pm Sábados: 9 am Sábado: 5 pm Domingo: 7:30, 9, 11 am 1 pm Español 5 pm Misa de jóvenes Sacramentos Bautizos: Clases todos los segundos sábados de cada mes de 10 am a 12 pm Celebración del Bautismo todos los segundos domingos de cada mes a las 2:30 pm. Por favor contacte a Caridad Masson al 704-948-2839 para registrarse en las clases. Matrimonios: Clases PreMatrimoniales, favor avisar con seis meses de anticipación.

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