Friday, April 29, 2016

Weekly Announcements: May 1st 2016 A.D.

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This coming Sunday, May 1st 2016 A.D. is the  Feast of St. Joseph the Workman. Please see the upcoming Mass schedule and announcements below.

At St. Stephen of Hungary Church
Sunday, May 1st at 10:15am (Missa Cantata)
Celebrant: Fr. Karpyn
  • Confessions will be heard 20 minutes prior to Mass
  • The full Propers and Scripture Readings for Mass with a translation may be found here.
  • The Rosary will be prayed starting around 9:50am in the church. Please make an extra effort to come early for the Rosary during the month of May which is dedicated to our Lady. 
Other Upcoming Traditional Latin Masses at St. Stephen's:
Sunday, May 8th at 10:15am
Celebrant: Fr. Zambelli

Ascension Thursday, May 5th at 7:00pm (Holy Day of Obligation)
Celebrant: Msgr. Muntone
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OTHER ANNOUNCEMENTS:

AGAPE FELLOWSHIP AFTER MASS
Please join us downstairs after Mass for coffee and doughnuts. Please bring something to share. Coffee will be provided. 
ALTAR SERVERS
Men and boys of the parish are invited to serve for Holy Mass. Please see Mr. Ted Heffner (or call at 610-797-6327) for more information regarding schedules and training.
SACRAMENTAL PREP
If you or any of your children would like to receive the Sacraments according to the Traditional Rite, please make sure you're registered at St. Stephen's and contact Fr. Schoenauer at the Cathedral Rectory at 610-433-6461 to request this along with any required preparation. 

Monday, April 18, 2016

Weekly Announcements: April 24th 2016 A.D.

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This coming Sunday, April 24th 2016 A.D. is the  4th Sunday after Easter. Please see the upcoming Mass schedule and announcements below.

At St. Stephen of Hungary Church
Sunday, April 24th at 10:15am (Missa Cantata)
Celebrant: Msgr. Koons
  • Confessions will be heard 20 minutes prior to Mass
  • The full Propers and Scripture Readings for Mass with a translation may be found here.
  • The Mary Immaculate Choir will be providing the music for Mass. 
  • The Rosary will be prayed starting around 9:50am in the church.
Other Upcoming Traditional Latin Masses at St. Stephen's:
Sunday, May 1st at 10:15am
Celebrant: Fr. Karpyn

Ascension Thursday, May 5th at 7:00pm

Celebrant: Msgr. Muntone
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OTHER ANNOUNCEMENTS:


AGAPE FELLOWSHIP AFTER MASS
Please join us downstairs after Mass for coffee and doughnuts. Please bring something to share and coffee will be provided. 

ALTAR SERVERS
Men and boys of the parish are invited to serve for Holy Mass. Please see Mr. Ted Heffner (or call at 610-797-6327) for more information regarding schedules and training.

SACRAMENTAL PREP
If you or any of your children would like to receive the Sacraments according to the Traditional Rite, please make sure you're registered at St. Stephen's and contact Fr. Schoenauer at the Cathedral Rectory at 610-433-6461 to request this along with any required preparation. 


WILLA-OKE - PARTY LIKE IT'S 1599
What? Simply prepare a Shakespearean scene or a monologue, show up, and put your name on the list to perform. (Brevity is the soul of wit.) In the karaoke spirit, short monologues will be on hand if you feel inspired on the spot.
When? Saturday 6pm, April 23, 2016
Where? St. Stephen of Hungary Church social hall, 510 W Union St, Allentown, PA.
Who is invited? Friends, Romans, countrymen, and all good men and true.
Is there Food? Eye of newt and toe of frog. No? How about everybody brings some finger food to share.
Are we allowed to drink? Good wine is a good familiar creature, if it be well used. BYOB or non-alcoholic drinks if you like.
Why? Reason not the need! It's Shakespeare's 452nd birthday!
RSVP? It would help so you can lock in your selection (include length) but walk-ins and spectators are welcome. Let us know if you can come: Susie Lloyd: srlloyd7 @ gmail. com.

OTHER TRADITIONAL LATIN MASSES IN THE ALLENTOWN DIOCESE
This coming Sunday, the Traditional Latin Mass will also be offered at:

St. Cecilia Chapel
22 S Catawissa St,
Mahanoy City, PA 17948
Last Sunday of each month: 3:00pm

Saturday, April 9, 2016

Weekly Announcements: April 10th 2016 A.D.

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J.M.J.
I am the good shepherd, alleluia: and I know My sheep, and Mine know Me, alleluia, alleluia.
This coming Sunday, April 10th 2016 A.D. is the 2nd Sunday after Easter. Please see the upcoming Mass schedule and announcements below.

At St. Stephen of Hungary Church
Sunday, April 10th at 10:15am (Missa Cantata)
Celebrant: Fr. Zambelli
  • Confessions will be heard 20 minutes prior to Mass
  • The full Propers and Scripture Readings for Mass with a translation may be found here.
  • Schola members please arrive by 9:30am for warmup and rehearsal. 
  • The Rosary will be prayed starting around 9:50am in the church.
There are currently no weekday Traditional Latin Masses being offered. We hope these will resume soon.

Sunday, April 17th at 10:15am
Celebrant: Msgr. Nave
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OTHER ANNOUNCEMENTS:

AGAPE FELLOWSHIP AFTER MASS
Please join us downstairs after Mass for the Agape fellowship. Please bring something to share and coffee will be provided.

ALTAR SERVERS
Men and boys of the parish are invited to serve for Holy Mass. Please see Mr. Ted Heffner (or call at 610-797-6327) for more information regarding schedules and training.

SACRAMENTAL PREP
If you or any of your children would like to receive the Sacraments according to the Traditional Rite, please make sure you're registered at St. Stephen's and contact Fr. Schoenauer at the Cathedral Rectory at 610-433-6461 to request this along with any required preparation. 


WILLA-OKE - PARTY LIKE IT'S 1599
What? Simply prepare a Shakespearean scene or a monologue, show up, and put your name on the list to perform. (Brevity is the soul of wit.) In the karaoke spirit, short monologues will be on hand if you feel inspired on the spot.
When? Saturday 6pm, April 23, 2016
Where? St. Stephen of Hungary Church social hall, 510 W Union St, Allentown, PA.
Who is invited? Friends, Romans, countrymen, and all good men and true.
Is there Food? Eye of newt and toe of frog. No? How about everybody brings some finger food to share.
Are we allowed to drink? Good wine is a good familiar creature, if it be well used. BYOB or non-alcoholic drinks if you like.
Why? Reason not the need! It's Shakespeare's 452nd birthday!
RSVP? It would help so you can lock in your selection (include length) but walk-ins and spectators are welcome. Let us know if you can come: Susie Lloyd: srlloyd7 @ gmail. com.


OTHER TRADITIONAL LATIN MASSES IN THE ALLENTOWN DIOCESE
This coming Sunday, the Traditional Latin Mass will also be offered at:

210 East Northampton St.
Bath, PA 18014
2nd Sunday of each month: 12:30pm


Thursday, March 31, 2016

Weekly Announcements: April 3rd 2016 A.D.

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I arose and am with you still. 
This coming Sunday, April 3rd 2016 A.D. is Quasimodo Sunday. Please see the upcoming Mass schedule and announcements below.

At St. Stephen of Hungary Church
Sunday, April 3rd at 10:15am (Missa Cantata)
Celebrant: Fr. Karpyn
  • Confessions will be heard 20 minutes prior to Mass
  • The full Propers and Scripture Readings for Mass with a translation may be found here.
  • Schola members please arrive by 9:30am for warmup and rehearsal. 
  • The Rosary will be prayed starting around 9:50am in the church.
  • N.B. Our normal after-Mass Agape (aka Coffee & Donuts) will be held at the DeMaster Farm instead of at St. Stephen's this Sunday. Details are below. 
There are currently no weekday Traditional Latin Masses being offered. We hope these will resume soon.

Sunday, April 10th at 10:15am
Celebrant: Fr. Zambelli
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OTHER ANNOUNCEMENTS:

ALTAR SERVERS
Men and boys of the parish are invited to serve for Holy Mass. Please see Mr. Ted Heffner (or call at 610-797-6327) for more information regarding schedules and training.

AGAPE FELLOWSHIP AFTER MASS
&
DIVINE MERCY SUNDAY INVITATION 
All are invited to the DeMaster Farm on Divine Mercy Sunday for a time of prayer and fun. On Sunday, April 3, in lieu of our normal Agape after Mass at St. Stephen's, we will have a potluck lunch, an egg hunt for the children and time to pray the Divine Mercy Chaplet as a community at the farm. Please bring a dish to share, kids’ Easter basket, and a rosary.

RSVP: temdem24@hotmail.com or 610-298-2197
Farm Address:
7686 Herber Rd, New Tripoli, PA 18066
Take 22/78 West to Exit 49B
North on 100 5.2 miles
Left on Holben Valley Rd
Right on Weisenberg Church Rd
Right on Herber Rd.

SACRAMENTAL PREP
If you or any of your children would like to receive the Sacraments according to the Traditional Rite, please make sure you're registered at St. Stephen's and contact Fr. Schoenauer at the Cathedral Rectory at 610-433-6461 to request this along with any required preparation. 

Friday, March 18, 2016

Weekly Announcements: March 20th 2016 A.D.

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J.M.J.
And the multitudes that went before and that followed, cried, saying: Hosanna to the son of David.
This coming Sunday, March 20th 2016 A.D. is Palm Sunday. Please see the upcoming Mass schedule and announcements below.

At St. Stephen of Hungary Church
510 West Union St. Allentown, PA 18101
Sunday, March 20th at 10:15am (Missa Cantata)
Celebrant: Fr. Zambelli
  • We will have the traditional Blessing of Palms and Procession before Mass. 
  • Confessions will be heard 20 minutes prior to Mass
  • The full Propers and Scripture Readings for Mass with a translation may be found here.
  • Schola members please arrive by 9:30am for warmup and rehearsal. 
  • The Rosary will be prayed starting around 9:50am in the church.


Monday, March 21th at 12:10pm (Low Mass)*
*N.B.: The Traditional Latin Mass will be offered at St. Stephen's on all Mondays during Lent at 12:10pm. We're very grateful to our priests who will be coming each week to offer this Mass. Please consider making attending this Mass part of your Lenten practice.

Maundy (Holy) Thursday, March 23rd at 7:00pm (Missa Cantata)
Celebrant: Fr. Connolly

Easter Sunday, March 27th at 10:15am (Missa Cantata) 
Celebrant: Fr. Zambelli
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OTHER ANNOUNCEMENTS:

ALTAR SERVERS
Men and boys of the parish are invited to serve for Holy Mass. Please see Mr. Ted Heffner (or call at 610-797-6327) for more information regarding schedules and training.

AGAPE FELLOWSHIP AFTER MASS
All people are invited to stay for a snack and a cup of coffee. Please bring a snack to share keeping in mind that during Lent some people are cutting back on sweets. Consider bringing fruit, veggies, nuts, crackers, cheese or something else.  Also, please remember to invite visitors to join the fun. 
We need several people to help with set up and clean up each week. Please talk to Tessa DeMaster if you are willing to help.  

DIVINE MERCY SUNDAY INVITATION 
All are invited to the DeMaster Farm on Divine Mercy Sunday for a time of prayer and fun. On Sunday, April 3, in lieu of our normal Agape after Mass at St. Stephen's, we will have a potluck lunch, an egg hunt for the children and time to pray the Divine Mercy Chaplet as a community at the farm. More details will be posted in the coming weeks. Save the Date!

SACRAMENTAL PREP
If you or any of your children would like to receive the Sacraments according to the Traditional Rite, please make sure you're registered at St. Stephen's and contact Fr. Schoenauer at the Cathedral Rectory at 610-433-6461 to request this along with any required preparation. 

PRO - LIFE
The 40 Days for Life ends on March 20. Thank you for participating through prayer in this event. If you haven't seen it yet, the national website is  www.40daysforlife.com/Allentown -Add your name to be part of the campaign and get the daily prayers and updates. Questions about our local campaign contact schedule40dfl@gmail.com


OTHER TRADITIONAL LATIN MASSES IN THE ALLENTOWN DIOCESE
This coming Sunday, the Traditional Latin Mass will also be offered at:

St. Mary Roman Catholic Church
250 South 12th St.
Reading, PA 19602
3rd Sunday of each month: 12:30pm
Berks County Traditional Latin Mass Community