The Porter - St. Joseph Cupertino Fratern The Porter deadline for the September issue is September...

The Porter - St. Joseph Cupertino Fratern The Porter deadline for the September issue is September 2nd
The Porter - St. Joseph Cupertino Fratern The Porter deadline for the September issue is September 2nd
The Porter - St. Joseph Cupertino Fratern The Porter deadline for the September issue is September 2nd
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  • The Porter Page 1 August 2014

    The Porter St. Conrad Fraternity, Annapolis, MD Secular Franciscan Order –August 2014

    Council

    Minister Vice Minister Secretary Treasurer Formation Director Counselor Spiritual Assistant

    Judith Tyrrell Susan Burns Jean Gaes Pat Tyrrell Denise Miante Teresita (Tessie) Cajayon Chitty Fr. Anil Gonsalves, OFM Cap

    (410) 721-7308 (410) 245-0890 (301) 825-2736 (410) 721-7308 (410) 647-8667 (703)-994-2973 (202) 529-2188

    tyrrell@annapolis.net Seburns318@comcast.net jeangaes@gmail.com tyrrell@annapolis.net rubob903@gmail.com tcajayon@yahoo.com aegonsalvescap@gmail.com

    Volunteers

    Historian Infirmarian

    Marie Shelton Evelyn Jones

    (410) 590-5570 (410) 827-9023

    marifrances@catholic.org edjones56@verizon.net

    The Porter deadline for the September issue is September 2nd.. Please send news, prayer requests, poems, or interesting things that you think other members may enjoy to: Jean Gaes, 1824 Lang Drive, Crofton, MD 21114 or send by email.

    Fraternity Meeting

    Saturday, August 16, 2014- Poor Clares of Perpetual Adoration 3900 13th St NE Washington DC 20017-2699.

    10AM- 12N If you need a ride please contact your area group or one of the council members.

    Refreshments

    Annapolis Group will bring drinks and snacks that will be available throughout the morning. (Glen Burnie next- take the supplies home, restock if necessary, and return them at the next meeting.)

    Program Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament in their chapel (10-11AM); visit with the Poor Clares in the Parlor (11-11:30); back to the chapel at 11:30 to silently listen to sisters pray the Office of Readings and Midday Prayer. Our morning will conclude with praying the Angelus. Individuals may wish to explore nearby sights such as the Franciscan Monastery and the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception on their own in the afternoon. There is a 12:10 Mass at the Basilica daily.

    Outreach

    We’re collecting school supplies (pencils and pens, erasers, pencil cases and sharpeners, folders, crayons, index cards, highlighters, composition notebooks, book bags, loose leaf paper, 3-ring binders, safety scissors, protractors, glue) for Baltimore Franciscan Center. Please put these in the Tyrrells’ car.

    Prayer Requests

    Please pray our sick and/or homebound members: Rose (Kevin’s daughter, recovering from surgery), Jennifer (Mary Jo's daughter- in- law) , Brigida Cobb, Mary Musselwhite, Joan Robinson, Pat Troup, Emilie (Genevieve Wilbourne’s niece), Gerry (Jean’s husband), Theresa Lawrence (Marie Shelton’s sister), those with chronic illnesses, Pat Troups’ grandson and granddaughter, grand-niece of Genny Wilbourne, Emily’s grandson, Jane Donahoe, Mary Cooke, Rita Rossi, Eileen, Mari, Dan, Tom, Brian and families (Mary Henry) (Please help me update the prayer list!- Email changes to Jean)

    Birthdays Aug 22 -- Bob Ranke, Sept 3 -- Denise Miante, Sept 10 -- Mary Rita Rossi

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  • The Porter Page 2 August 2014

    Profession Anniversaries

    Brigida Cobb 8/3/1983; Bob Ranke, Sarah Ranke, and Carmen Delgado 9/11/1986; Jean Gaes 9/17/87

    Treasury Common Fund balance: $ 1442.16

    Council Meeting 1PM on Sunday September 7th.

    Calendar- August

    September

    October

    November

    December

    C4C August 2nd. -10AM-OLF- Care for Creation Course has officially ended but members desire to keep meeting every first Saturday 9-10AM at Our Lady of the Fields. (More info included) August 11th. Feast of St. Clare (bio at http://www.ewtn.com/library/MARY/CLARA.HTM) August 16th. 10 AM - 12N Fraternity Meeting in the Convent of the Poor Clares of Perpetual Adoration in Washington DC- Shelter Lunch-making Thursday, August 21st at St. Christopher's Church in Chester MD at 10 a.m. Pastoral Visitation-Br. Kip Ledger, Ofm CAP/ Welcome of Fr. Anil from India, also information about the Franciscan Family Apostolate, our India family sponsored by our fraternity and the people of Kerala Open House – Come and See Fraternity Meeting –presentations by area groups on social justice topics Christmas Party-donations

    COMMUNITY

    Minister’s Minute: Brothers and Sisters of Penance (see Rule # 7, Constitutions Art 13 ) Happy feast day of St. Clare!!! A wonderful book about St. Clare entitled This Living Mirror by Sister Frances Teresa OSC says “Our conversion begins, said St. Clare, when we begin to do penance, by which she did not-or not only- mean austerity and self-discipline, but the process of turning our eyes from ourselves unto God”….All this, the process of conversion, can indeed be penance, and it begins the moment when we first turn our mind and heart to God—and what is that but the simplest (and arguable the best) definition of prayer?” We have an opportunity to do just that on Saturday August 16th at the Poor Clares in DC where we can unite our prayer with them and St. Clare and pray that we too can experience deeper conversion to that Living Mirror of Jesus Christ as St. Clare challenged her sisters to become. Have you read her Letters to Agnes of Prague where she reveals her spirituality, her love for poverty? St Clare truly is a gem of the Franciscan Order. May she pray for the Poor Clares and our visit with them. pax et bonum, Judith

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  • The Porter Page 3 August 2014

    ST CLARE’S PRAISE OF POVERTY O BLESSED POVERTY WHO BESTOWS ETERNAL RICHES ON THOSE WHO LOVE AND EMBRACE HER O HOLY POVERTY TO THOSE WHO POSSESS AND DESIRE YOU GOD PROMISES THE KINGDOM OF HEAVEN AND OFFERS, INDEED, ETERNAL GLORY AND BLESSED LIFE! O GOD-CENTERED POVERTY, WHOM THE LORD JESUS CHRIST WHO RULED AND NOW RULES HAVEN AND EARTH, WHO SPOKE AND THINGS ERE MADE CONDESCENDED TO EMBRACE BEFORE ALL ELSE!

    BROTHER JOHN PAUL is making his final vows in Pittsburg on August23rd. Anyone who is able to go is invited!

    Please let us know if you are going because someone might want to go with you. Brother John

    Paul’s deaconate ordination is in the Crypt church of the Shrine of the Immaculate

    Conception in Washington, DC on Saturday, September 6 at 10AM. All are invited and

    there is a reception afterward at Capuchin College.

    Statement from the Catholic Bishops of Maryland Bishops Call for Compassion in Addressing

    Needs of Vulnerable Immigrant Children July 23, 2014

    Excerpt- The familiar words of Jesus in the Gospel of Matthew, “Whatever you did for one of these least brothers of mine, you did for me,”

    speak compellingly to us today as we witness the

    plight of the more than 50,000 unaccompanied children

    fleeing to our country to escape the violence and desperate

    poverty of their homelands. Here in Maryland the

    Catholic Church stands ready to answer Jesus’ call to

    embrace the needs of these children and their families as

    we offer our welcome and assistance.

    We cannot turn our back on these children. They are fleeing

    to us because they know there are warm hearts and helping

    hands in America – and for so many immigrants, a home

    in the Catholic Church, no matter where their journey takes

    them. We must not prove them wrong…

    (Read the MD Bishops letter at: http://www.mdcathcon.org)

    http://www.mdcathcon.org/

  • The Porter Page 4 August 2014

    Praying for Peace! Pope Francis is asking all of us to pray for peace He

    prayed at a recent Angelus:

    “Lord help us! Give us your peace, teach us peace, guide us towards peace.

    Open our eyes and our hearts and give us the courage to say: “never again

    war!”: with war all is destroyed! Give us the courage to perform concrete

    gestures to build peace. Make us available to listen to the cries of our fellow citizens who

    ask us to transform our arms into instruments of peace, our fears into trust, our tension into

    forgiveness. Amen “

    _http://en.radiovaticana.va/news/2014/07/13/pope_francis_appeals_for_peace_in_the_holy_land/1102837

    The Fraternity Council is asking all of us to pray the Angelus together in spirit, each day at

    noon, to pray for peace. Our Peace Cross is also continuing to circulate! Please replace all

    materials when you pass it along after a week to the next person on your

    membership list in your area.

    Kathy Snider is back in IXCAN now that her mother is doing better following chemo. (Kathy has

    visited our fraternity and has shared with us her story and the additional outreach for women

    through their handicrafts) Marlane Peterson is with her for two weeks. Kathy and Marl