Chapel Bulletin

Bulletin for the week of November 9, 2014

Regular Mass and Confession Schedule

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This week's readings

  • 9 Sun: The Dedication of St. John Lateran— Ez 47:1-2,8-9,12/1 Cor 3:9c-11,16-17/Jn 2:13-22  .
  • 10 Mon: St. Leo the Great, Pope and Doctor of the Church —Tit 1:1-9/Lk 17:1-6.
  • 11Tues: St. Martin of Tours Bishop —Tit 2:1-8,11-14/Lk 17:7-10. 
  • 12 Wed: St. Josaphat, Bishop & Martyr —Tit 3:1-7/Lk 17:11-19
  • 13 Thurs: St. Frances Xavier Cabrini, Virgin— Phlm 7-20/Lk 17:20-25
  • 14 Fri: Sts. Nicholas Tavelic, Friar Priest & Companions, Friar Martyrs  
  • —2 Jn 4-9/Lk 17:26-37 15 Weekday or. St. Albert the Great, Bishop and Doctor of the Church-  3 Jn 5-8/Lk 18:1-8 16 Sun: 33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time— Prv 31:10-13,19-20,30-31/ 1 Thes 5:1-6/Mt 25:14-20 or 25:14-15.

Evangelistic Outreach Event

  • Weekly Praise and Worship will held on Tuesday,November 11 at 9:00 p.m. in Christ the King Chapel.
  • Festival of Praise will be held on Saturday,December 6 at 7:00 p.m. in the Finnegan Fieldhouse.

Solemn Vespers & Benediction

Solemn Vespers and Benediction will be held on Sunday, November 9 at 7:00 p.m. in Christ the King Chapel.

Special Masses

The Spanish Mass will be held on Thursday, November 13 at 4:45 p.m. in Christ the King Chapel.

The Latin Extraordinary Form - Low Mass will be held on November 22 at Noon in Christ the King Chapel.

The Novus Ordo Latin Mass will be held on Tuesday, November 25 at 4:45 p.m. in Christ the King Chapel.

The Latin Extraordinary Form - High Mass will be held on Sunday, November 16 at 4 p.m. in Christ the King Chapel.

The Byzantine Divine Liturgy will be held on Wednesday November 19 at 4:45 in Christ the King Chapel



Fall Concert- "The Germanic Tradition"

 The Franciscan University Scared Music Program will present its Fall Concert entitled "The Germanic Tradition" on Friday, November 14 at 7:00 p.m. in Christ the King Chapel. The program, sung by the Schola Cantorum Franciscana and University Chorale, will feature by German, Austrian, Swiss, and American composers spanning the last 500 years.


Speakers on Campus

Speaker: Rick Santorum (Former U.S. Senator, current EchoLight Studios CEO), Title: "One Generation Away: The Erosion of Religious Liberty" Film Screening, Date: Thursday, November 13th at 9:00 p.m., Where: Gentile Galley (J.C. Williams Center), There will be a Question and Answer discussion after the film screening led by Santorum, Admission is free, Sponsored by: Young Americans for Freedom Club.

Veritas: Speaker: Joe Loizzo, Director of the Wellness Center, Title: :"What do Catholics Believe About Alcohol?", Date: November 23 at 7:30 p.m., Where: Gentile Gallery, J.C. Williams Center


The Month of November

The prayer intention basket is located in the Sanctuary for anyone wishing to place their loved ones' names that are deceased. The note cards can be found on the table in the Chapel Foyer.

Women's Ministry

Women's ministry invites all women on campus to come and hear Marriana Leach, a missionary for the Culture Project International, as she shares the story of her battle out of pornography addiction and into the freedom of authentic love.  marriana is excited to return to her Alma Mater witht this message of hope, and will be speaking on Friday, November 14th at 7:00 p.m. in the Seminar Room of the St. Joseph Center.  Please join us!

Women's Bible Study

The last Women's Bible Study will be held on Monday, November 10th in the evening from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. at the Hahn's house (718 Belleview Blvd.) Rides will be available at the circle at 6:50 p.m.

Adoration in the Portiuncula

Just a reminder that if we have committed ourselves to a weekly time slot, that commitment should be considered a scared one that should not be taken lightly. Should anyone for any reason, not be able to make his or her time commitment they should make every effort to find their replacement. In that way we will be faithful to the prayer time we have promised to the Lord. A sign in book has been provided in the rear of the Portiuncula, upon your arrival you must sign in by your name and designated time.

Adoration in the Portiuncula will resume on Monday November 3rd at 8:00 a.m. Please be faithful to your time commitment.

Creighton Fertility Care

The Creighton Fertility Care Introductory Session is on Thursday October 16th 2014 at 7:30 p.m. Engaged, married, and single women are welcome. Please call Mary Nelson, CFCP at 740-944-1337, or Stephanie L.S. Rivers, BA, FCP at 740-944-1276 for reservations and location.

Marriage Prep Program

Any engaged couple interested in participating in the Fall Marriage Preparation Program please stop in or contact Pam Salatino at the Chapel Office at 740-283-6276.

The components of the program include:

*Pre- Marriage Inventory: administered by Fr. Shawn Roberson, TOR. This is an on-line program that upon completion, Fr. Shawn will review the results with every couple.

*Pre-Cana Preparation: Catholic Engaged Encounter Weekend: November 21-24, 2014 at the Gilmary Retreat Center in Corapolis, PA.

*Natural Family Planning (NFP) Seminars: Stop in the chapel office for a copy of the NFP choices and dates.


From the University Chaplain…   

Problems and pain, joy andsatisfaction are all part of every day life. Our attitude affects our desires,actions, and feelings. People can injure others and themselves in many ways.Hurt can be as extreme as physical and sexual abuse, murder, rape, theft, anddrunk driving. But it can also be as commonplace as selfishness and gossip. Inthe midst of all of this, what is our attitude?

            Wecannot change our past with all its mistakes. We cannot change the fact thatpeople will act a certain way. We cannot change the inevitable. But we canchange our attitude in the face of all of these situations because life is tenpercent what happens to me and ninety percent how I react to it.

            Sometimeshandling life’s hurts effectively means coming to terms with an injury sufferedlong ago. We need to come to terms with our past and just get on with ourlives. It is not easy to forgive or to ask forgiveness, but it is what Goddesires for His children. Forgiveness and a positive attitude will free onefrom allowing circumstances to rule their lives. If one can enjoy and share thegood times while coping bravely and honestly with the bad, he will know peaceand wisdom and will move from hurt to healing.

            Weneed to make amends for any hurt we may have caused - if appropriate. We alwaysneed to pray for strength, courage and healing and to share what we may havelearned with others. A positive attitude is imperative in which we never giveup hope or extinguish it in others. Forgive yourself and forgive others.

            Throughoutthe Scriptures we find appropriate texts that support us and help us to developthe right attitude in all of these situations. The following are a fewexamples:


            1. I can do all things through Him whostrengthens me (Philippians 4:13).

            2.     Thus says the Lord ... As a mothercomforts her child, so I will comfort you    (Isaiah66:12, 13).

3. The Lord heals the brokenhearted, andbinds up their wounds (Psalm 147:2, 3).

            4.  Put away from you all bitterness andwrath and anger and wrangling slander, together with all malice,and be kind to one another, tenderhearted,  forgivingone another, as God in Christ has forgiven you (Ephesians 4:31-32).


 Anancient principle reminds us that we need to look for salvation in the darkest,most painful parts of our lives. We emerge into the light not by denying ourpain, but by walking out through it. We know that God makes all things work outfor the good. This faith-filled thought of the actions of grace helps us torealize that an obviously painful experience may eventually turn into ablessing in disguise.


Sincerelyin Christ,

Fr.Dominic Scotto, T.O.R.



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