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1 St. William 2600 N. Sayre Avenue, Chicago, IL Phone: 773/ Fax: 773/ RECTORY STAFF Rev. Robert J. Lojek, Pastor - ext. 102 Fr. Jarek Maciejewski, Assoc.-ext. 114 Deacon Edward Simola Deacon John Ponce De Leon Peggy Forgione, Principal - School-102 Monika Wawrzyniak, Bus Mgr.- ext 103 Julie Gorski, Rel Ed / Sister Patrycja, Night Reception ext 101 Paul Hyski, Organist 248/ Kathy Rudy, Secretary-ext. 0 RECTORY HOURS: Monday - Friday: 9:00 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. Closed Tuesday morning until 12:00) (Closed daily 1:00 2:00pm -Lunch) Summer Evening Hours: Mon. & Wed. 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Saturday: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 Noon RECTORY OFFICE: 773/ RECTORY FAX: 773/ SCHOOL OFFICE: 773/ SCHOOL HOURS: CLOSED JULY 4 15 OPEN JULY :00 a.m. - 12:00p.m. from Mon-Thurs. SCHOOL FAX: 773/ SCHOOL WEB: stwilliamschool.org ***NEW PARISH WEB SITE: July 24, 2016 *** 17th Sunday in Ordinary Time

2 St. William July 24, 2016 MASS INTENTIONS SUNDAY, JULY 24 17TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME 7:30am Florence Miguel Nicolas 9:00am Stephanie Bobrowicz 1st Death Anniv. 10:30am Balbina Wasilewska Jan Wasilewski Edward Wasilewski Leopold Wasilewski Tadeusz Wasilewski Apolonia Trybulowska Antoni Trybulowski Nicole God s Blessings 12:00pm Diane Catalano Linda Carlisle 10th Death Anniv. 2:00pm Jozef Koszut & Zofia Modla Jozef Czyz Anna Zatloka Birthday Blessings Donald & Joanna Davis God s Blessings MONDAY, JULY 25 St. James 8:15am Felix Cordero TUESDAY, JULY 26 Sts. Joachim & Anne 8:15am Jerry Misek Birth Rem. Sr. Anna Happy Name Day! WEDNESDAY, JULY 27 8:15am Casey Pietrzyk 7:00pm Stefan Pietrzyk Anna Metoniak & Anna Lojek-God Bless THURSDAY, JULY 28 8:15am Dolores Baron 12:00pm FRIDAY, JULY 29 St. Martha 8:15am Ruth Ann Gowin 7:00pm Anna Wrona God s Blessings SATURDAY, JULY 30 St. Peter Chrysologus 8:15am John & Bernadine Janicek Family 12:00pm Wedding of Daniel Lopatko & Katarzyna Lachuc 4:30pm Martin & Dorothy Kubalanza Bruno & Helen Zwier Deceased Family Members Wedding Day Saturday, June 30, :00 PM Daniel Lopatko & Katarzyna Lachuc LITURGICAL CELEBRATION EUCHARISTIC LITURGY: Saturday: 8:15 a.m. & 4:30 p.m. Sunday: 7:30am, 9:00am, 12:00pm & Polish at 10:30am & 2:00pm Monday - Saturday: 8:15 a.m. Mass with rosary starting at 7:30 a.m. Novena to Our Lady of Perpetual Help on Wednesday after English & Polish Mass Polish Mass: Wednesday & Friday 7:00 p.m. Civic Holidays: 8:15 a.m. EUCHARISTIC ADORATION: Every Thursday: (Noon Mass), Noon 5:30p.m. 3:00pm Chaplet of Divine Mercy-Polish 5:15 Chaplet of Divine Mercy-English followed by Benediction SACRAMENTAL LIFE BAPTISM: One Preparation Class is required. The Class will meet on the first Wednesday of the month at 7:30 p.m. in the Rectory Hall. Baptism is celebrated on the second and fourth Sunday of the month, attend Noon Mass then Baptism immediately following. MARRIAGES: An appointment should be made with one of the priests or deacons at least six months prior to the wedding. This should be done before a date or banquet hall is reserved. SACRAMENT OF RECONCILIATION: Saturday: 3:30 4:15 p.m. You may also call the rectory for an appointment. SACRAMENT OF THE SICK: Call the Rectory for a priest. Please do not wait until the person is unconscious or near death. COMMUNION CALLS: If you would like to receive Communion, call the rectory to make arrangements. 773/ RECTORY HOURS: Daytime: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 9:00am 4:30pm. Rectory Closed EVERY TUESDAY MORNING Tuesday open from Noon-1:00 & 2:00-4:30pm Mon. Fri. closed from 1:00 2:00pm for lunch Evening Hours: Monday & Wednesday Only from 6 8pm, and Saturday 10am 12 (Noon).

3 St. William SUMMER EARLY BULLETIN CUT OFF DATES There will be early bulletin cut-offs for July: Bulletins of 7/24 were due 7/11 Bulletins of 7/31 are due 7/14 Bulletins of 8/7 are due 7/19 Mass requests need to be in early also. TABERNACLE LIGHTS Katia & Casey Pietrzyk CARING COMPANION CAREGIVER Available for light housekeeping, medication reminders, personal care assistance, with years of experience. Hours negotiable. Call LuAnn at Page Three WEEK AT A GLANCE Sunday, July 24 Monday, July 25 7:00 9:00pm Adult Formation Plan Mtg Rectory Hall Tuesday, July 26 6:00 8:00pm RECTORY CLOSED Wednesday, July 27 Thursday, July 28 Noon 5:30pm Mass/Eucharistic Adoration Church 6:00 8:00pm RECTORY CLOSED Friday, July 29 9:00am 4:30pm RECTORY CLOSED 6:00 8:00pm RECTORY CLOSED Saturday, July 30 Stop by the rectory to fill out a Facility Scheduling Form to reserve a room or a Cancellation/Change Form. EXPERIENCED CAREGIVER/HOUSEKEEPER Experienced woman caregiver/housekeeper is seeking live in or come and go position on weekends only, Saturday & Sunday. Excellent references. Call Janina at 224/ FROM DEACON ED: Women always worry about things that men forget; men always worry about the things women remember. PLEASE PRAY FOR THE SICK Natalina Kass Elzbieta Mital Mary Targosz Maria Hinojosa Dana Oades Norma Bode Jinger Rush Donna Ricchio Virginia Goggin Carol Marsh Donald Posen NEW RECTORY HOURS The Rectory Office will be closed EVERY Friday starting on July 29th. This budget cutting measure will be permanent. Get keys on Thursday. Amanda Bert Leila Bandy Pamela Fasel Dolores Piccoli Marilyn Berry Joe & Rose Cernick Anna Rolka Phil Parker Caleb Fisher Paul Trucksa ADVERTISER OF THE WEEK: DAVID CWIK, ATTORNEY AT LAW Thanks for your sponsorship! See ad in the back of the bulletin. If you d like to advertise here, please call 1-800/ WEDDING BANNS Piotr Zaskalski & Karolina Rothimmel

4 Page Four RELIGIOUS EDUCATION REGISTRATION The Religious Education Program is designed for children from 1st grade through 8th grade that do not attend a Catholic Elementary School. The program is an essential responsibility for our parish to help children learn and grow in faith formation and to fulfill the Baptismal promise made when a child was baptized to raise the child in the Catholic faith. The religious education of a child is about all of us, as members of the Church learning, witnessing and growing together, as God s family. The Spirit of God gathers us together when a child attends Religious Education and teaches, nourishes and strengthens us to be good followers of Jesus. Our program begins on Sunday, September 18 and continues through Sunday, May 21, We meet every Sunday and attend the Noon Mass on the first and third Sundays of a month. Registration will be on Sunday, August 28 and September 11 from 9 AM to 12 PM in the lobby of the school. Bring $50 registration fee and child s Baptism Certificate. Registration forms and additional information including tuition rates for families can be obtained at the Rectory office or by contacting Julie Gorski at prior to the registration dates. ATTENTION CATHOLIC MOTORCYCLE RIDERS Knights of Christ Catholic Motorcycle Ministry invites all motorcyclists to join them for a ride to Lake Geneva, Wisconsin on Sunday July 31, We will begin by attending 9:30 AM Mass at St. Peter in Volo, Illinois, which has the Doors of Mercy that you can pass through to gain the plenary indulgence for the Jubilee Year of Mercy. For more information and updates please call Dan at (312) ; us at or follow us on Facebook: facebook.com/groups/ KnightsofChristMoto. St. William RITE OF CHRISTIAN INITIATION & CONFIRMATION PREP Are you someone or do you know someone who Has expressed an interest in becoming Catholic? Has a child over the age of seven who has not been baptized? Was baptized through the Catholic Church or another Christian faith, but has not celebrated the Sacraments of Confirmation and Eucharist? Has celebrated the Sacraments of Baptism and Eucharist, but has not celebrated the Sacrament of Confirmation? We offer an opportunity to come together to learn more about our faith through the RCIA and Confirmation Prep programs. In our group session we will focus on spiritual growth as we learn about the beliefs, practices and truths of our Catholic faith. RCIA - Registration for RCIA will be on Tuesday, September 13 th from 7 to 8 PM in the library of St. William School. Our RCIA sessions begin on Tuesday, September 27 th at 7:00 PM in the school library. The sessions focus on the teachings and experience of Church and prepare individuals to celebrate the Sacraments of Baptism, Confirmation, and Eucharist at the Easter Vigil Mass on Saturday, April 15, Confirmation Prep Registration for Confirmation Prep will be on Wednesday, September 14 th in the library of St. William School. Our Confirmation Prep sessions begin on Wednesday, September 28 th at 7:00 PM in the school library. The sessions are designed for teenagers in high school and adults who would like to complete their initiation into the Roman Catholic Church, grow in their faith and celebrate the Sacrament of Confirmation on Sunday, March 19, The tuition for Confirmation Prep is $ for the year along with a $50.00 (non-refundable) administrative and book fee due at registration. Registration forms, additional information and a session date calendar for both programs can be obtained at the Rectory office or by contacting Julie Gorski at PARISH COUNCIL & FINANCE COUNCIL The Parish Council and Finance Council are meeting on Monday, August 8 at 7:00pm in the Rectory. Members only are asked to attend.

5 St. William 100 TH ANNIVERSARY RAFFLE Greetings Parishioners and Friends of St. William Parish. You have received raffle tickets in the mail for our 100 th Anniversary Raffle. The drawing will be held at our Parish Dinner Dance on October 2, We hope you have had an opportunity to participate in our year-long Anniversary activities; there are more upcoming events to attend, celebrate and to give thanks for. Check the bulletin for more events. You can pick up more Raffle Ticket sheets at the Rectory. ST WILLIAM PARISH BRICK GARDEN - WALK A PATH OF FAITH Our parish will be graced with a grotto dedicated to Our Lady of Lourdes. Leading up to the grotto will be a brick pathway with loving and everlasting tributes to parishioners, friends, family members; and the memory of loved ones. Be a part of history by purchasing a brick in your name, for a child, friend or in memory of. The bricks are laser engraved for lasting durability and will be displayed in a lovely garden atmosphere. Remember, you can always order more than one, and they will make a great Christmas gift. The cost is: $ for a 4 x8 Brick; or $ for an 8 x8 brick. Forms at church or the rectory or via a link through the St. William Website: saintwilliamparish.org. Forms will be available in church or via a link through the St. William Website: saintwilliamparish.org; or you can refer questions to Helen Ponce de , Julie ; or Mary Therese Oliver ST. WILLIAM'S ALUMNI AND FRIENDS: "NIGHT TO UNITE" CELEBRATION! Reunite with your classmates and friends on Saturday, September 10th, 2016, as we gather throughout the school to celebrate St. William's 100th Anniversary. We need your help to get in touch with as many St. William Alumni and friends as we can. with anyone's information you have so we can ensure they receive an ed/mailed invite. FEAST OF ST. ROCCO DI POTENZA Patron Saint of the Sick 113th Anniversary Celebration Sunday, August 21st Mass at Noon: Concelebrated by Fr. Stan Czarnecki & Fr. Robert Lojek Page Five Procession: 1:30pm The statue of San Rocco along with the Holy Relic will be carried in solemn procession through the streets of the parish, accompanied by La Banda Siciliana. Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament will be celebrated on return to the church. Novena: August at 8:15am Mass, except Sunday, August 14 novena said at 7:30am Mass. Anointing Mass: Tuesday, August 16 at 7:00pm in church. Celebrate With Us! Food & Entertainment: On Sunday, August 21st on Sayre Avenue in front of church from 11:00am 10:00pm. Food vendors will be offering a variety of Italian food specialties, beverages and desserts, and Italian novelties will be for sale rain or shine in the Community Tent and church basement. La Banda Siciliana performs immediately after the procession and Benediction, followed by Stella Raimondi & Enzo Scarano. Join us for our Annual Dinner/Dance on Saturday, November 5 at Manzo s Banquets with entertainment by Stella Raimondi & Enzo Scarano For tickets to the dinner/dance, contact Vincenzo Cataldo at 847/ , Josephine Bax at 847/ , Sal Aloisio at 773/ or Emilio Scalzitti at 773/ C0-Celebrating with St. Rocco Di Potenza again this year: St. Mary of Sambuca Society MARIA SS DELL UDIENZA Visit us online at:

6 Page Six Ministry Schedule for the Weekend of July 30 & 31, 2016 St. William Saturday 4:30pm 7/30/16 Sunday 7:30am Sunday 9:00am Sunday-Polish 10:30am Sunday 12:00pm Sunday-Polish 2:00pm Priest Fr. Robert Fr. Jarek Fr. Robert Fr. Jarek Fr. Robert Fr. Jarek Deacon E. Simola J. Ponce de Leon Lectors D. Krupa M. Oliver M. Walsh T. Turek B. Chojnacki Eucharistic Ministers Altar Servers C. Burke C. Konrath Priest L. Steppan D. McGowan C. Budimir R. Konrath S. Medina G. Fidanzia E. Simola D. Dewbray J. Gorski D. Jackson I. Armenta A. Burgos G. Koscielniak A. Koscielniak D. DeSalvo B. Balsamo S. Munoz J. Lazalde D. Tabarez V. Witkowski J. Kieta K. Wasniewski M. Keating T. Supergan T. Zejer K. Klinicki D. Storto Priest A. Storto D. Marquez A. Perez O. Cardona J. Gomez M. Spiewak J. Pawlikowski F. Michalski RADA PARAFIALNA I FINANSOWA Spotkanie rady parafialnej i rady finansowej odbędzie się 8 sierpnia 2016 o 7:00pm w sali parafialnej na plebani. Obecność członków jest obowiązkowa, gdyż będą poruszane bardzo ważne sprawy parafialne i finansowe. Między innymi przygotowanie do obchodów 100 lecia naszej parafii oraz bankietu ktory bedzie miał miejsce 2 pazdziernika 2016 roku. ŚWIATOWE DNI MŁODYCH W CHICAGO Archidiecezjalne biuro do spraw młodych zaprasza młodych oraz wszystkich którzy czują się młodzi na specjalne czuwanie które odbędzie się 30&31 lipca w sankuarium Matki Bożej z Guadelupe w Des Plaines. Więcej informacji na plakatach przy wyjsciu z kościoła. KURS PRZEDMAŁŻEŃSKI W JĘZYKU POLSKIM Zapraszamy na kolejny kurs przedmałżeński w języku polskim przy parafii Św. Williama. Kurs ten odbędzie się 18. wrzesnia Rozpoczyna sie Mszą Swietą o godzinie 2pm, Po Mszy Sw jest spotkanie na plebanii. Jest ograniczona liczba miejsc. Po więcej informacji prosimy dzwonić pod numer wew 102. POLSKA SZKOŁA IM. BRATA ALBERTA CHMIELOWSKIEGO Cały czas są przyjmowane aplikacje, zapisy do polskiej szkoły im Sw. Brata Alberta Chmielowskiego. Po więcej informacji można dzownić pod numer wew 102. SZANUJMY MIEJSCA ŚWIĘTE. Przypominamy, że wybierając się do kościoła należy pamiętać o tym, że świątynia nie jest miejscem rekreacji lecz kultu. Ubranie powinno zasłaniać ramiona, brzuch oraz nogi. Nasz strój w kościele świadczy o nas jako chrześcijanach. Zbyt skąpy ubiór może rozpraszać innych wiernych i przeszkadzać im w przeżywaniu liturgii. BARDZO WAŻNE Pragniemy poinformować parafian jak również gości, że 21 Sierpnia odbędzie się w naszej parafii odpust parafialny ku czci Św. Rocha. Specjalna Msza Swięta zostanie odprawiona o godzinie 12 tej w języku wloskim a po Mszy Świętej odbędzie sie procesja z relikwiami Św. Rocha. Dlatego też informujemy, że polska Msza Święta o godzinie 2:00 po południu się nie odbędzie. Wszystkich chetnych zapraszamy do wzięcia udziału w parafialnym odpuście. Po procesji odbędzie się zabawa włoska, gdzie można będzie zjeść posiłki wloskie czy wypić włoskie piwo od godziny 4PM do godizny 9PM Zapraszamy.

7 "PANIE, NAUCZ NAS SIĘ MODLIĆ Jakże często prosimy choćby o słońce, gdy pada deszcz, lub o deszcz, gdy pada słońce i nie zawsze pogoda się zmienia, tak jakbyśmy chcieli. Prosimy o podwyżkę, o zdanie egzaminu, o pociąg na czas, o uśmiech dziewczyny czy chłopaka. Prosimy o pracę, o zdrowie dla dziecka, o dłuższe życie dla umierającego rodzica, o ocalenie podczas katastrofy...prosimy, a przecież często nasze modlitwy wydają się być niewysłuchane, Bóg jakby głuchy albo milczący. W Ewangeliach wiele razy jesteśmy świadkami różnych cudów, nieraz bardzo spektakularnych. Ale gdy się zatrzymamy nad tekstami Ewangelii, o wiele częściej jesteśmy świadkami modlitw czy to szeptanych, czy to krzyczanych ku niebu, które pozostaje głuche. Rozpacz i modlitwy matek dzieci betlejemskich, zawiedzione nadzieje wielu ślepców, tragedie paralityków, którzy pozostali na swych łożach. Spośród tysięcy zmarłych tylko troje zostało wskrzeszonych: Łazarz, chłopiec z Nain i córeczka Jaira. A inni?! Dlaczego nie inni? Może nasze modlitwy są zbytnio NASZYMI modlitwami, może brakuje im tego pierwotnego zaufania i skierowania się ku Bogu: Wszakże nie jak Ja chcę, ale jak Ty (Mt 26, 39); Może dlatego są niewysłuchane, bo jesteśmy zbyt daleko od Boga, bo zbyt słabo Go znamy? Czy jesteśmy w stanie bez buntu powtórzyć pokorne słowa Hioba: Dał Pan i zabrał Pan. niech będzie imię Pańskie błogosławione!? (Hi 1, 21). Pragnęlibyśmy, by Bóg sam nas poprowadził przez ciemne doliny naszego życia, a najlepiej by nas przeniósł bezboleśnie na ramionach jak małe dziecko czy jak pasterz zagubioną owieczkę. Wtedy byśmy chętnie i pełnym głosem wychwalali Boga za Jego wielkie dzieła, wtedy usta nasze głosiłyby wszędzie radosną nowinę. Tyle, że Bóg działa inaczej. On nie zmienia wszystkiego wedle naszych życzeń, nie rozpościera czerwonych dywanów. On po prostu idzie z nami jak prawdziwy Emmanuel Bóg z nami.