The topic of this week’s RCIA session is “The Lord’s Prayer and the Nicene Creed”. The presenters are Mike and Maureen Keebaugh. These discussions can enrich your knowledge of our Catholic teachings and faith. All are welcome to attend any and all sessions.
BAPTISMS FOR MARCH
Saturday, March 16 – celebrated after Mass
Benner/Harris family – son, Danta
Sunday, March 31 – celebrated after Mass
Smith family – daughter, Ixchel
STATIONS OF THE CROSS
As we prepare for the end of Lent and the beginning of Holy Week, Stations of the Cross will conclude at both St. Leo on Thursday at and at St. Ladislas on Friday at
BLESSING OF THE
The Polish Community will continue the tradition of Blessing the Food on Holy Saturday, March 30th at here. Celebrating this ceremony will be Father Eugene Linowski. An invitation has been extended to all St. Mary parishioners to join in this event.
YOUNG AT HEART
The ladies of the Young at Heart group will make their annual spring trip to McArthur on Monday, May 6th. Items needed: clothing, imperishable food items, house-hold products. For additional information please contact Betty at 444-8802.
Extraordinary Ministers are reminded to cleanse the vessels after each Mass
TIME ALTAR SERVER LECTOR EXTRAORDINARY MINISTER SACRISTAN
Juan Durano Lori Mitchelll John Lamotte, Don Alexander
Evan Armstrong, Ivra Bass John Rees Rita Alexander, Mary Minerd Ginny Holleran
Natasha Mattox Mike Keebaugh Dave & Marge Smigelski, Ray & Terry Thomas
Dominic Mattox, Trinity Mattox Maureen Keebaugh Cecelia Reis, Mike Chambers Jacquelyn Carone
Mary Weilbacher Jay Jackson Angie Stoller, Ann Anderson
Katie Price, open Olivia DePassio open, open Jacquelyn Carone
Collection counters for the 4th Sunday of the month: Lin Duren and Frances Melton
MARCH 29 – GOOD FRIDAY – WALKING
STATIONS OF THE CROSS
many facets of faith and justice will be the focus of the annual Walking
Stations of the Cross. The walk begins with the opening prayer at St. Joseph
SAINT JOSEPH CATHEDRAL PILGRIMAGE….to view the Dead Sea Scrolls: Sunday, April 7th, a
bus will leave the Cathedral parking lot at and will return by The trip will include Mass
at St. Peter in Chains Cathedral in
HOLY WEEK SCHEDULE
· Tuesday, March 26, the
Chrism Mass at
· Wednesday, March 27, all school Mass at
· Holy Thursday, Mass of The Lord’s Supper at
· Good Friday, Liturgy of the Word, Veneration of the Cross and Holy Communion at
· Holy Saturday, Easter Vigil at
· Easter Sunday, our regular Mass schedule will be followed.
Please see the liturgical minister signup sheets at the rear of Church for Holy Week Masses and Easter Sunday, which falls on a 5th Sunday this year. We need lectors, altar servers and Eucharistic ministers for Holy Thursday, Good Friday, Easter Vigil and Easter Sunday.
ABOUT ST. PATRICK…abound
and details of his life are uncertain, but history agrees that he was humble
and courageous in winning most of
Christ shield me this day: Christ with me, Christ before me, Christ behind me, Christ in me, Christ beneath me, Christ above me, Christ on my right, Christ on my left, Christ when I lie down, Christ when I arise, Christ in the heart of every person who thinks of me, Christ in the eye that sees me, Christ in the ear that hears me.
LITANY OF ST. JOSEPH
In commemoration of his Feast Day on March 19:
Joseph, model of husbands, Faithful in times of uncertainty and strong in adversity, Pray for us.
Joseph, model for fathers, Firm in teaching and patient in mentoring Jesus, Pray for us.
Joseph, patron of workers, dedicated to using your gifts and praising God in the work of your hands, Pray for us.
Joseph, patron of a happy death, entering eternity in the presence of Jesus and the arms of Mary, Pray for us.
Joseph, man of prayer, familiar with the scriptures and trusting in God’s plan for us, Pray for us.
Joseph, humble servant of God, dedicated to the care of your home and family, Pray for us.
Loving God, thank you for the life and powerful intercession of your servant, Joseph. May we who reap the benefits of his love for Jesus and Mary imitate the steadfast love for home and family. May his example bring us ever closer to Jesus, who lives and reigns with you forever and ever. Amen.
REGISTRATION FOR SCHOOL YEAR 2013-14
For additional information please call the school office at 614.444.8994.