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Parish Picnic!

We are having a parish picnic in the cafeteria on Sunday, August 21 after the 10:30 a.m. Mass. A meeting for picnic planning is June 26, after 10:30 a.m. Mass, in the cafeteria. Coffee and breakfast snacks will be provided. Anyone interested in helping out is more than welcome!

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ST. JOSEPH ANNUAL FESTIVAL
St. Joseph, Danville Parish is having their Annual Festival on Saturday, June 25, noon until 7 pm and you are invited. A variety of food and beverages, children’s games with prizes, basket raffle, money raffle, three winners, and entertainment. All to benefit St. Joseph school. Come down for lunch or dinner and make some new friends.

MAY SHE REST IN THE PEACE OF THE LORD
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Ms. Tara Helwig Vining, who died on June 13, 2022. The parish community of Saint Columba Church extends its deepest sympathies to her family, relatives, and friends on their loss.

RENOVATION UPDATE
The wall behind the Saint Columba Statue is being cleaned and prepared for the mural painting. You may have noticed that the votive candles have been moved, and that the candle offering box is temporarily inaccessible. We have an envelope hanging near the candles for your offerings.

THANK YOU to everyone who participated in our Eucharistic Procession last Sunday, it was a grace-filled experience and we are thankful to everyone who attended and assisted, especially the Konkolics Family who helped to organize this event.

LOVE OF NEIGHBOR COLLECTION: WHAT IS IT? WHO DOES IT HELP?
The Love of Neighbor collection is taken up every other month in order to provide for the ever-growing needs of people in our community. Examples may be a single mom who needs help with rent, an elderly person needing help with a utility bill, or perhaps a person working two jobs but still needs assistance with a vehicle repair bill. The persons receiving financial assistance do not need to be members of our parish. They are vetted to the best of the parish staff’s ability for validity. Checks are made payable directly to the landlord, utility company, or place of repair, and cash is never dispersed.


APPRECIATION is extended to Mr. Peter Morisco and the rest of the administration, the faculty, and the support personnel of St. Columba School for their ministry to the students of our parish school. Thank you for sharing your education, your faith, and your love with these students. We also extend thanks to all the volunteers who have assisted in the educational needs of our young people. God will bless your service to His youth.
For School Highlights of Community Service projects and more, CLICK HERE.
For more SCS news, take a minute and visit our school’s website. Scroll down to SCS Happenings for updates.


ST. COLUMBA MUSIC MINISTRY has a Virtual Choir Playlist that is available here. Video/audio by Catherine Chayko, Music Director. (OneLicense Number M-400986)

Coming Soon to Our Parish

SUMMER FESTIVAL
Sisters of Saints Cyril & Methodius will be having their Summer Festival in Danville on Saturday, July 9. The event is scheduled from 10:30 – 5.

SAVE THE DATE FOR VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL
This year’s VBS theme is “Monumental – Celebrating God’s Greatness.” This year we are accepting grades K through 6 – no pre-school program. We are happily accepting 7th and 8th grade volunteers and of course adults! Call or email if you want to volunteer. Currently clearances are required.
The dates are: July 11 to 15, cost is $20/child pre-registered and $25/walk-in. We hope to see you there! Go to this link to register.

YOUNG ADULT FELLOWSHIP / AGES 21 AND UP
Please be a part of our new young adult group, share faith, friendship, and laughter. Contact Rain at rainmescovedo@gmail.com for more information.
Saturday July 2: First Saturday Devotions, 7:30 a.m. Rosary, 8:00 a.m. Mass, 8:30 – 9:30 a.m. adoration and confession, 9:30 a.m., breakfast in town
Mondays July 11 – August 25: 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.: Jesus and the End Times Bible Study, St. Maximilian Kolbe room in the Parish Center.

FLAME OF LOVE ROSARY, CONFESSIONS, AND ADORATION CONTINUES
On Wednesday evenings from 6:00 p.m. -7:30 p.m. we will have adoration, confessions (when Father Mowery is available), and the recitation of the Flame of Love Rosary (this is a little different from the format we usually recite, so printouts are available). This is a wonderful mid-week opportunity to devote some time to prayer.


Parish Stewardship

June 19, 2022 – $8,814
Catholic Communications Collection -$832
June 20, 2021 – $13,454


This Week’s Offering – Weekly
Next Week’s Offering -Weekly

2022 DIOCESAN ANNUAL CAMPAIGN
as of 6/20/2022

ASSESSMENT – $95,644
Pledged: $
62,352
Number of Givers: 166
% of Our Parish Goal:
65


REMINDER: All our Mass and Music videos are available on the Saint Columba Parish YouTube Channel.

Mass Schedule for this Week

SATURDAY/June 25, 2022
8:00 a.m. John McCarthy (McCarthy Family)
5:00 p.m. Alicia Smiley (Betty, TJ & James
Hnylanski)

SUNDAY/June 26, 2022
8:00 a.m. John Mahoney (Kathleen Hogan)
10:30 a.m. People of the Parish

TUESDAY/June 28, 2022
7:30 a.m. Special Intention of Cynthia Dautrich
(Dautrich Family)

WEDNESDAY/June 29, 2022
7:30 a.m. Stella Guzior (The Cantores)

THURSDAY/June 30, 2022
7:30 a.m. Ina Morucci (Martin & Beverly
Mariano)

FRIDAY/July 1, 2022
7:30 a.m. Dennis Marande (Robert & Robin
Marande)
5:00 p.m. Anthony Godsick (Karen Carroll
Miller)

SATURDAY/July 2, 2022
8:00 a.m. Dorothy Wydila (Dautrich Family)
5:00 p.m. Pat Sands (Family)

SUNDAY/July 3, 2022
8:00 a.m. People of the Parish
10:30 a.m. George Berger, Jr. (Berger Family)


BLESSED MOTHER CANDLE
In Loving Memory of Daniel Bauman (Boiwka Family) 

ST. JOSEPH CANDLE
In Loving Memory of Joseph Uditis (Christine Berger) 

ALTAR FLOWERS
In Honor of First Communion Class of 2022 

IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO DONATE AN ARRANGEMENT OF FLOWERS FOR IN FRONT OF THE ALTAR for a special occasion, special intention, or in memory of a loved one, please call or visit the parish office. The donation for the flowers is $100.

ARE YOU ON FACEBOOK?
Type in “Saint Columba Catholic Church” and “like” us in order to have our posts be part of your newsfeed!

WERE YOU MARRIED IN 1972?
In honor of your 50th Wedding Anniversary, there will be a special Mass and reception on Sunday, July 10, 2022 at 2:00 p.m. at Good Shepherd Parish in Camp Hill. Bishop Ronald W. Gainer will be the celebrant. To receive an invitation, please contact the parish office.

Hearing the Word of the Lord

THIRTEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
Jesus reminds us to keep our eyes fixed on Him and to move forward with our hearts and lives in that direction. We cannot follow Him looking through a rear view mirror, but to look forward as He leads and guides us. There are sacrifices, but the rewards are great!


Be Prepared for the Word of the Lord

Readings for Sunday, June 26, 2022
THIRTEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
I Kings 19: 16b, 19 – 21
Psalm 16: 1 – 2, 5, 7 – 8, 9 – 11
Galatians 5: 1, 13 – 18
Luke 9: 51 – 62


Readings for Sunday, July 3, 2022
FOURTEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
Isaiah 66: 10 – 14
Psalm 66: 1 – 7, 16, 20
Galatians 6: 14 – 18
Luke 10: 1 – 2, 17 – 20


Compendium of the Catechism of the Catholic Church

Part Three: Life in Christ
SECTION TWO: THE TEN COMMANDMENTS

The Eighth Commandment
You Shall not bear false witness against your neighbor

What is forbidden by the Eighth Commandment?
The eighth commandment forbids: false witness, perjury, and lying, the gravity of which is measured by the truth it deforms, the circumstances, the intentions of the one who lies, and the harm suffered by its victims; rash judgment, slander, defamation and calumny which diminish or destroy the good reputation and honor to which every person has a right; flattery, adulation, or complaisance, especially if directed to serious sins or toward the achievement of illicit advantages. A sin committed against truth demands reparation if it has caused harm to others.

MYPARISH APP
June often brings time to refresh, renew, and recharge spiritually. While you’re out at the beach, a lake, in the park,
or waiting for an appointment, your myParish app gives you quick access to many aspects of your Catholic life every day. One touch takes you to the USCCB readings of the day. There are interesting articles from the Catholic News Agency. Push the Rosary button and hear the soothing voice of Fr. John Riccardo. Click the Inspire Daily light bulb and find daily blogs from Catholic writers based on the day’s readings. Trying to find a church while traveling this summer? Tap the 3 lines in the upper left-hand corner while on the myParish app. Then type in the zip code of your destination where it says Find a Parish. In seconds you will see the closest 10 parishes to that location using the app. Don’t know the zip code? Touch the Discover Mass button and enter a city name and state.
Text App to 88202 to download our app, then search for and select our parish. Come over to the office for help. We will be happy to assist you!

Sponsor of the Week

We would like to thank the Sponsor of the Week
JOHN RINEHART, DMD, LLC, 
for sponsoring an ad in our weekly bulletin. 

PLEASE DO NOT BE SCAMMED!
Please remember, Father Mowery will NEVER email or text you requesting money or gift cards of any kind. Scammers are out there, attempting to prey upon your goodwill, and they fabricate email addresses and cell phone identities that LOOK official but ARE NOT. Please spread the word. Thank you.
Fraudulent calls and text messages can be reported to the Federal Trade Commission and we encourage you to do so.


UPDATED: A FOUNDATION TO BUILD UPON
The Diocese has created a special page that contains several resources, including some Frequently Asked Questions and court documents. Visit the Diocese Information page to learn about this process.


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