IHM CHURCH - September 27 Bulletin
Thank you to all the parishioners who participated in the Memory Book for Fr. Lynch.
He was truly touched!
SAINTS/HEROES OF NEW YORK
In 1774, nearly 100 years after St. Isaac Jogues visited Manhattan – then the Dutch colony of New Amsterdam – a girl named
Elizabeth Ann Bayley
was born on the island. By the time of her birth, the city was called New York and the American Revolution was two years away.
Elizabeth Ann Bayley did not take the direct route to Catholic sainthood. Born an Episcopalian, she was married in 1794 to William Magee Seton, lived at a fashionable Wall Street address and had five children by the time she was 28 years of age. She was a prominent member of the Trinity Episcopal Church and the treasurer of the Society for the Relief of Poor Widows with Small Children.
In the early 1800s, however, the family’s fortunes waned amid political upheavals and economic setbacks. When William’s tuberculosis took a turn for the worse, his doctor suggested that Elizabeth should travel with him to Italy, where he died. It was during her mourning for William that friends of the family residing in Italy introduced Elizabeth to Catholicism. Impressed by their kindness and good works, Elizabeth became a convert when she returned to New York the following year. In 1805, she was baptized at St. Peter’s Church, then the only Catholic church in New York City.
In the 16 years between her baptism and her death, Seton built a religious career that places her among the most important and influential American Catholics in history. She began by teaching in New York before being invited to start a school for Catholic girls in Emmitsburg, Maryland. There she founded the Sisters of Charity, the first congregation of women religious founded in America, and went on to found a network of Catholic schools in locations around the country – all while raising her five children. The Sisters of Charity were asked to send some sisters to New York City as teachers, which marked the inception of a robust New York congregation of the order. The many institutions created by the Sisters – in the Archdiocese of New York and around the country – include schools, hospitals, children’s centers and community-supported farms.
Elizabeth Ann Bayley Seton died in 1821 at the age of 46 and was canonized in 1975 by Pope Paul VI. The Sisters of Charity remain a profound force in American Catholicism. Deeply loved by New York Catholics, Seton is memorialized at the National Shrine of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton in Emmitsburg and at the St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Shrine on the site of a home where she lived in lower Manhattan.
Reprinted from Archways Magazine | Fall 2020
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We’ve raised capacity to 125 people per Mass
, so we are offering a sign up process that will close once capacity is met. If you have not signed up, please use the form below.
You will receive a confirmation email, there is no need to print and bring with you. We will have a list of confirmed attendees at the church entrance.
IHM Public Masses Sunday October 4, 2020
Please follow safe distance protocols - Wearing a mask in church is required - There will be no sign of peace, holy water, missalettes or Bulletin - Please follow directions from ushers and observe signs about seating - Eucharist may be received in the hand, with no glove - While we have hand sanitizer available in the church, it might be wise to bring your own as well. - If you are feeling sick or anxious, we recommend watching the mass online.
IHM Saturday Oct 3, 5:30pm
IHM Sunday Oct 4, 8:00am
IHM Sunday Oct 4, 10:00am
IHM Sunday Oct 4, 12:00pm
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2021 MASS INTENTIONS
Our 2021 Mass Intention Book is now open!
You may submit your request by using ONE of the following options:
1. ONLINE FORM
Please use the form on our website to submit your Mass Intention request. The form will be automatically emailed to
. The button below will bring you to the online form.
2021 MASS INTENTIONS ONLINE FORM
2. MAIL IN REQUEST
If you prefer, you may mail your request to the Rectory:
Immaculate Heart of Mary Church
8 Carman Road, Scarsdale, NY 10583
Attn: Joanne Tormey
For the first month that the book is open – only 5 Masses may be scheduled
The Offering for an announced Mass is $20
Only two names per Mass will be allowed
After the first month you will be permitted to schedule 5 more Masses
We will try to fill your request, if not, we will give you the closest Mass to the day and time you requested
A photocopy of your request will be mailed to you and filed in the office.
PLEASE DO NOT HAND DELIVER YOUR LIST OF
MASS INTENTIONS TO THE RECTORY.
Every ten years in the U.S., there is an official count of all Americans. Please submit your census questionnaire as soon as possible. It is important that we are not under counted in Westchester County.
to find out more.
We joyfully announce the forthcoming celebration of marriage for
I Justin Huffaker & Elizabeth San
Our next Midnight Run is Tuesday 9/29. We have open slots for sandwich makers if anyone can pitch in. Please let us know.
Big thanks to Kathy DePippo, Theresa & Jeff Nicholson & their team for helping us dig out from under all the donations we had received. It's been quite a task having to go through all the donations but not being able to gather teams of volunteers to undertake the task.
Kathy, Theresa and Jeff have toiled in solitude sorting away over the past few weeks and we've made a tremendous dent in the volume of donations. The Midnight Run closet has never been so organized!
If you'd like to help us sort through the remaining donations let us know and we'll set you up on your time schedule to work safely.
As always in our 'current ' normal the generous support of those of you who have donated Amazon gift cards has helped sustain our efforts. We've managed to supply hundreds of our homeless brothers and sisters with food, toiletries and underwear over the past six months as a result of that generosity.
Please donate if you can and spread the word, too! There are so many people in our community looking for ways to help others in need during the
se difficult times. Let them now how they can support Midnight Run.
Here's the link to
send an Amazon gift card
Paul & Susan
HIGH SCHOOL OF RELIGION NEWS
HSOR IS BACK ON SEPT. 30!
WE WANT YOU TO JOIN US!
The IHM High School of Religion will meet on Zoom September 30 to kick off this new school year with our
Welcome Back Night!
Our first meeting of the year will run from 7:30-8pm.
The HSOR is open to all high school students. Come see why our students say it is “A night out in the middle of the week.”
For more information please contact Nancy Vericker at
WE HOPE TO SEE YOU THERE!
IHM Annual LifeChain
SAVE THE DATE
Respect Life Sunday on Oct. 4 kicks off Respect Life Month, a time to pray for the protection of all human life. You can join one of the Life Chains, a peaceful and prayerful public witness for an end to abortion that offers a message of mercy and healing for those suffering as a result of abortion. Or you can participate in Rosary Coast to Coast, a movement to unite the nation in praying the Holy Rosary for healing of our country and a return to holiness. Information on Rosary Coast to Coast,
1PM-2PM (immediately following the 12:00 Mass)
We will gather in the South Parking Lot for standardized sign distribution and then take our places silently, prayerfully and socially distanced (25 feet apart).
Last year we had over 100 participants. This year we aim to at least double that number, resulting in a half-mile of Pro-Life messages on each side of the Post Road. Please tell your friends and family about this unique opportunity to be a part of IHM’s growing annual public Pro-Life proclamation.
PUBLIC SQUARE ROSARY RALLY
You are invited to the 2020 Public Square Rosary Rally on Saturday, October 10 at 12 noon in the South Parking lot of IHM Church. This year as we pray Our Lady’s Rosary and other prayers in her honor, we invoke her blessings on marriage and the family and on our country and the world. This Rally is one of 20,000 rosary rallies, organized by America Needs Fatima, that will take place all over the United States. This is the Saturday closest to October 13 the day the sun danced at Fatima Portugal. Please make an effort to attend. The Rosary Rally Captain is Dr. Priscilla Parameswaran (914) 441-8805. Please bring your lawn chairs and be there on time.
We are looking forward to making this year one of the best years yet! Thank you to all of our wonderful teachers for volunteering their time to Zoom and monitor our religious studies this year. We appreciate all your help!
Next week, classes will begin and they will be taking place on line. Please consider helping our children learn their faith. We are in need of a 3rd and 4th grade teacher for Wednesday afternoon, 3:30-5:00. Please contact the Religious Ed. Office-723-7593 or e-mail
if you can help. Thank you in advance for your consideration.
If you have not re-registered, or have not paid tuition for the 2020-2021 Catechetical Year, please mail this information or drop it off at the Religious Education Office as soon as possible.
There is a box under the bell outside of the building. Please put your papers in the box and ring the bell and we will come up to get it.
Tuition for the year is: $355.00 for one child and $470.00 for two or more children.
Please remember if the registration form and tuition are not received by September 15, you will need to register when you come to pick up your child’s books (dates above).
Books will not be given out if you have not registered.
If you are registering a new child to our program, we will need a copy of their Baptismal Certificate. Please bring a copy with you along with the original so we can see it.
GOLDEN WEDDING JUBILEE MASS CANCELLED DISTRIBUTION OF CERTIFICATES
To ensure all eligible couples are recognized for their faith, commitment and fiftieth wedding anniversary, the office of special projects and events will work with each parish to ensure wedding certificates are issued to commemorate this blessed sacrament of marriage. Parish staff may enroll golden jubilee couples for the commemorative certificate until Monday, November 2 at 5:00 PM.
Certificates will be mailed directly to each parish for distribution. Please contact the IHM Parish Secretary, Joanne Tormey, at 914-723-0276 to submit your name and address for a commemorative fiftieth wedding anniversary certificate.
40 DAYS FOR LIFE:
SEPTEMBER 27- NOVEMBER 1
Want to be part of saving lives? All it takes is your prayers and presence. 40 Days for Life is a life-saving prayer campaign that is being held Sept. 23 - Nov. 1 40 Days for Life is a peaceful initiative consisting of 40 days of prayer and fasting, peaceful vigil at abortion facilities, and educational outreach with the goal of protecting mothers and their children from abortion. More that 17,000 children have been saved from abortion during 40 Days of Life campaigns. To learn more, visit:
For information about participating in the 40 Days for Life campaigns in the Archdiocese - Please contact the following leaders: White Plains: Donna Paolucci (347) 491-1909;
Bronx (Eastchester), Cecile (347) 697-7589;
PRO LIFE CORNER
: After conception:
18 days a Baby’s heart beats
8 weeks all organs function
9 weeks has individual fingerprints
10 weeks a baby can feel pain
12 weeks a baby can smile
"Remember, Vote for Life. It may be your Own
!" - Mother Angelica
Join in praying for the protection of human life on Respect Life Sunday, October 4.
GIVE BLOOD - SAVE LIVES
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In honor of the upcoming beatification of its founder, Fr. Michael McGivney, for a limited time the Knights of Columbus is offering Catholic men in New York State one year of
online membership. By selecting the
in the promo code, busy Catholic family men and professionals can instantly be part of the largest Catholic fraternal benefit society for
. No credit card will be required. Catholic men aged 18 and up are encouraged to take advantage of this no-risk opportunity. Online members have the option of transitioning to traditional, council-based membership with a local council. For more information contact Bob Maffucci at
917-319 5525 or email
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Please be advised that you can print them out at home or you can use your phone or tablet to follow along with the readings in church or at home.
AY, September 27, 2020
Twenty-Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time
5:30PM - Robert McPhillips
8:00AM - Anthony Carrea
The People of Immaculate Heart of Mary
10:00AM - Guerrino Yolanda Cefaloni
12:00PM - Joseph Grogan
MONDAY, September 28, 2020
St. Wenceslaus, St. Lawrence Ruiz and Companions
6:45AM - Arnold Honigsberg
9:00AM - Keith O’Neill
TUESDAY, September 29, 2020
Saints Michael, Gabriel & Raphael
6:45AM - Frances Imperato
9:00AM - John Moscato
WEDNESDAY, September 30, 2020
6:45AM - John Thomas Weinberger, Jr.
9:00AM - Elizabeth Fitzpatrick
URSDAY, October 1, 2020
St. Therese of the Child Jesus
6:45AM - Vincent McDonnell
9:00AM - Josephine Cerino
FRIDAY, October 2, 2020
First Friday The Holy Guardian Angels
6:45AM - Vincent McDonnell
9:00AM - Paul Cinquini
SATURDAY, October 3, 2020
8:00AM - Terese & Joseph Foy
9:00AM - Tom Murtagh
Please Remember in Your Prayers
The Sick of Our Parish
Nicholas Di Marzo
Mary Forsyth Reville
For all those suffering with the Virus
The Deceased of Our Parish
Rev. Joseph S. Dietz
Helen Elizabeth Naber
All Victims of the Virus
are open to the public, we’ve raised capacity to 125 people per mass
Mass Times are 5:30PM Vigil and 8AM, 10AM and 12 noon on Sunday. Please follow the sign up process for these masses.
are open to the public, we’ve raised capacity to 125 people per mass. We are following the regular weekday schedule and masses will he held at 6:45AM and 9AM.
Saturdays from 4-5PM.
All Sunday Masses will be live streamed. We will live stream the 9:00 AM weekday and Saturday Masses. Masses can be viewed on our website at
The Rectory is open
with limited hours of 10AM - 4PM.
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Let us pray through the intercession of our Blessed Mother for help and healing in these complicated and difficult days.
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on Saturday, September 26, 2020 at 11:30AM