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The 2020 and 2021 Mass books are available and weekend Masses are filling up quickly. Masses are offered for many reasons, not only for those who have died, but for those who are here with us as well. Masses can be offered for birthdays, anniversaries, illness and answered prayers. Consider remembering a loved one this upcoming year. If you are celebrating a significant Wedding Anniversary (25th, 50th, etc.), call soon to reserve your date so that it isn’t taken. Contact Sue or Cindy at the parish office ~ 599-4833; email us at stmaxkolbe09@gmail.com. A donation of $15 is suggested.

Mass Schedule for this Week

The sanctuary candles this week will burn for

* Judy Balonek *

Saturday     September 12th – Corfu

5:00PM       Frank and Doris Ersing ~ Partyka Family

Sunday        September 13th

8:30AM       Corfu – Marilyn Wilson ~ Family

11:00AM     E. Pembroke – Kathy and Bob Sobczak ~ Don and Agnes Nelson

Monday       September 14th – Corfu

8:00AM       Geraldine Bartkovich ~ Charlie Lenhard

Tuesday       September 15th – E. Pembroke

8:00AM       Elsie Allen Ahl ~ Daryl and Joyce Kohorst

Wednesday  September 16th – Corfu

7:00PM       Joan Oles ~ Family

Thursday     September 17th – E. Pembroke

8:00AM       Deceased Mothers of St. Maximilian Kolbe Parish

Friday          September 18th – Corfu 

8:00AM       Vernon Rupert ~ Ken and Mary Ann Schnaufer

Saturday     September 19th – Corfu

5:00PM       Special Intentions

Sunday        September 20th

8:30AM       Corfu – Joan Oles ~ Family

11:00AM     E. Pembroke – Sandy Oberlander ~ John and Patty

You are invited to be a part of the biggest Rosary Crusade in history to offset the sins of abortion, euthanasia, Satanism and the growing rate of drug addiction and suicide among young people – our nation desperately needs a supernatural solution.

At Fatima in 1917 the Blessed Mother told people to pray the rosary for world peace. On Saturday, October 10th at Noon thousands of Catholics will pray the rosary in a public place to stop America’s terrible moral decay. St. Maximilian Kolbe Parish will pray the Rosary in front of the Corfu Church along West Main Street. Please join us and pray for our Nation.

It’s time to begin preparing for this year’s lifelong faith formation classes. The first day of classes is Sunday, October 4th and we will be meeting each week from 9:45-10:45am. Whether you will be in-class or homeschooling, you are asked to please register as soon as possible. Registration forms have been mailed out but can also be found in the back of church or below.  If you have any questions, please contact Sister Barbara or Joey Neth through the parish office.

Are you, or is someone you know in need?

Our Community Food Pantry is available at 9AM on the 3rd Saturday of every month. For immediate assistance, contact the Corfu United Presbyterian Church at (585) 599-6414.

The next distribution of the Corfu Food Pantry will be on Saturday, September 19th.  If you or someone you know is in need, please contact the Corfu United Presbyterian Church at (585) 599-6414 to sign up for a distribution. All in need are welcome.

Would you like to help your neighbors in need?

Donations are always appreciated!

Food donations for the pantry and single serving food items for the bagged meal program. They currently serve over 40 at-risk children in the community with the weekend bagged meal program. Foods include: breakfast and lunch items, fruit, snacks and juice.

Mass Schedule for this Week

The sanctuary candles this week will burn for * Judy Balonek *

Saturday     September 5th – Corfu

5:00PM       Ron and Nancy Banas ~ John and Rose Kadziolka

Sunday        September 6th

8:30AM       Corfu – Ron Brown ~ Liz and Family

11:00AM     E. Pembroke – David Scott ~ Craig, Betty and Jared Cummings

Monday       September 7th – Corfu

8:00AM       No Mass

Tuesday       September 8th – E. Pembroke

8:00AM       Thomas Kleps ~ Ken and Joan Brauner

Wednesday  September 9th – Corfu

7:00PM       Jack Jekov ~ Rose Jekov and Family

Thursday     September 10th – E. Pembroke

8:00AM       Virginia Kadziolka ~ Dave and Marie Dylag

Friday          September 11th – Corfu  

8:00AM       Margaret Troutman ~ Operation St. Nicholas

Saturday     September 12th – Corfu

5:00PM       Frank and Doris Ersing ~ Partyka Family

Sunday        September 13th

8:30AM       Corfu – Marilyn Wilson ~ Family

11:00AM     E. Pembroke – Kathy and Bob Sobczak ~ Don and Agnes Nelson

We have one spot available for advertising on the back of our bulletin.  If you have a business that you would like to advertise, please consider helping support our parish.  Contact the parish office for more information.

The Sacrament of Anointing of the Sick is for anyone suffering from a grave illness, experiencing frailty due to age or about to undergo surgery.  If you are facing any of these conditions, don’t be afraid to receive Anointing of the Sick. This special sacrament was given by Christ to provide the grace and strength needed by those who are suffering, uniting them to His own Passion. If you will be having surgery, consider being anointed the weekend before your operation. When you come to Mass, ask Fr. Dan if he can anoint you then or call the parish office for an appointment. If someone is seriously ill and in need of a priest for anointing, please contact Fr. Dan at the parish office anytime (585) 599-4833.

Please contact the food pantry at (585) 599-6414 if you need assistance. Even if you just need temporary assistance during the pandemic, please give us a call. All requests are kept confidential.

The food pantry is in need of the following items:

Cereal

Canned Fruit/Fruit Cups

Soups

Flour

Canned Mixed Vegetables (no corn or green beans please)

Rice

Pudding/Jello

Health and body items (i.e. toothpaste, shampoo, soap, etc.)

Any monetary donations can be sent to our parish office at 18 West Main Street, Corfu, or can be made online at the Corfu United Presbyterian Church site http://www.corfuchurch.org (please write ‘food pantry’ in the notes section).

Thank you for all you do.

Our Parish Yard Sale was a great success! A HUGE thank you to Jean Marsick for chairing the sale. Profit was over $4,500.00 and will be used by our Faith Formation program this coming year and to assist with the expenses of the youth mission trip. Thank you to everyone that donated, volunteered before, during and after the sale, prepared food and shopped.

Anything donated to the sale that was not sold has been given to the following charities: 

Salvation Army

GoodWill

Friends of the Library

AmVets

East Pembroke Grange

Eagle House (Veterans Home)

Attic Food Link

Pembroke Primary School

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