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GOOD SHEPHERD

AMERICAN NATIONAL CATHOLIC CHURCH


1890 WHITESVILLE RD, TOMS RIVER, NJ 08755
732-279-6837
WWW.GOODSHEPHERDANCC.ORG
WWW.FACEBOOK.COM/GOODSHEPHERDANCC

July 17, 2016


16th Sunday in Ordinary Time
MASS SCHEDULE
Saturday 5PM
Sunday 8AM & 10AM

SERVED BY:
Fr. Anthony R. Lipari, FCM
Pastor
Franciscan Community of Mercy

Fr. Miguel Fernandez, NFCM


Associate Pastor

Donna Lombardi
Pastoral Associate
Family Faith Formation

Wendy and Mike Melly


Parish Council Leaders

An All Inclusive Independent Catholic Community,


Dedicated to Making the World a Better Place

A Shepherds View
July 1617
5PM Nicholas Ianelli

It's all about Hospitality! In to-

8AM

day's first reading we hear about

10AM Jack Howells

Abraham and Sarah and their

July 2324

insisting to the strangers (God's

5PM

Messengers) to rest. It is in this

8AM Gloria Matos

story that the famous expression

10AM

comes..."entertaining angels unaware."

MASS INTENTIONS and


HYMNAL DEDICATIONS

In the Gospel, we meet Martha, the busy one... and her

If you would like to request a Mass Intention* or are


interested in dedicating a Hymnals to a loved one,
please see Donna or Karen after mass or contact
Karen via email at: KMSuter@aol.com with your
request.

sister Mary, the one who sits and listens to Je-

*For notification in bulletin, please allow two weeks


for Mass Intentions.

and Mary is who we want to become. This side of

sus. Martha is so distracted that she calls her sister


twice to get her attention. That strikes home to each of
us. Augustine once wrote that Martha is who we are
Heaven we can's neglect the chores and duties that
hospitality requires. But we must also be willing to be-

Saints of the Week

come the guest, able to slow down, listen and become

Monday, July 18- St Camillus de Lellis,

fully alive to the Christ in us. Is Christ asking us to

Priest (+1614)

manifest God's hospitality to today's many refugees

Wednesday- July 20- St Apollinaris,

and immigrants? We are all guests here in this world,

Bishop & Martyr (+1st Century)


Thursday, July 21- St Lawrence of
Brindisi, Franciscan Priest & Doctor of
the Church (+1619)

and in fearing and maligning the stranger we risk rejecting Christ himself. As we set out to serve the least of
these, what are the unimaginable promises we receive
at God's feet?

Friday, July 22- St Mary Magdalene,


Witness of Resurrection of Jesus (1st
Century)
Saturday, July 23- St Bridget of
Sweden, Wife & Religious (+1373) and St
John Cassian, Monk (+435)

LIVE JESUS IN OUR HEARTS, FOREVER!

If you need to reach Fr. Anthony or


Fr. Miguel during the week, the best
option is to call the Church Office at
732-279-6837. The phone is covered
daily and voicemail messages are retrieved on a regular basis throughout
the day.

Registration for upcoming Family Faith


Formation will continue next week
following each mass on 7/23, and 7/24
Please refer questions to Donna Lombardi

COMMENTS*QUESTIONS*COMPLIMENTS

You can share them easily and


anonymously by dropping a note into our
new SUGGESTION BOX located behind the
Bulletins in the entrance foyer.

Franciscan Reflection
God is love, and all his
operations proceed from
love. Once he wills to manifest that
goodness by sharing his love outside
himself, then the Incarnation of
Jesus becomes the supreme
manifestation of his goodness and
love and glory."

~St Lawrence of BrindisiFranciscan

3rd Summer Parish Family BBQ


When: Saturday August 6th
following 5PM Mass
You wont want to miss this one!!

Thank you to all who helped make last


weeks Parish Family BBQ another outstanding success! A special thanks to the
Aramando Family who not only organized
the event but also provided the entertainment it was simply magical!
A big thanks to Joe Keating who donated
his professional DJ services!
Congratulations to Christos Hatzoglou on
winning the 50/50!