BAPTISMS FOR SEPTEMBER
Estock family – daughter, Loring
Hilsheimer family – daughter, Evelyn
Leddington family-daughter, Lauren @ @ Sacred Heart
The first session of RCIA will consist of an overview of the process for both Candidates and Sponsors. Mike and Maureen will lead this discussion. If you know anyone that is interested in learning about the Catholic faith; has been away from the church; has not been confirmed; or if you would like to be a sponsor for someone this year, then the Rite of Christian Initiation (RCIA) is for you. All are welcome.
8TH ANNUAL 4-S
quarterly Jordon Conference for parents who wish to have a child baptized will
be held on
Extraordinary Ministers are reminded to cleanse the vessels after each Mass
Madeleine and Yeats McDonald John Lamotte Chris Hilles, open,
Abigail Gischel, DeCarlo Benito Tina Nierman open, open Tina Nierman
Charlie Collins Rick Driscoll
Edie Collins, Lulu Collins Jon Erikson Bertha Hilsheimer, Frank & Mary Wickham Frances Melton
Anna Lynch, open Pam Makowski Carolyn Zeisler, Joe Maly
Ben Weilbacher Rick Makowski Kim Anderson, open Frances Melton
Collection counters for the 3rd Sunday of the month: Frances Melton and Lin Duren
In your charity please pray for the soul
of Jose Avilaz. His funeral will be here Tuesday morning. You might
have read in the paper about two who were found in a burning car. Jose
was one. His family made arrangements from
I am teaching every day in the school a Latin Class for grades 6-8. They are all chanting the Pater Noster and amo, amas, amat. School is going well. There is a good spirit in the air. Many good things to come in the months ahead, not least of which will be Little Red Riding Hood in Latin. Culture Night is coming!
The sidewalk out front is in bad shape. Repairs are on the way. Say a prayer; throw a coin!
St. Mary's Sesquicentennial is coming up, the 150th Anniversary of the establishment of the parish. Watch this column. We need to get a committee working for this occasion. It is a great time to motivate the whole parish and stir ourselves to many higher levels from spiritual to material. We will cover everything from defects in our prayer life and spirituality to improvements in every crack in the buildings and sidewalks.
The Lord be with you! Fr. Kevin F. Lutz
ENHANCED HEARING DEVICES
Father Lutz recently approved the purchase of enhanced hearing devices that will be made available to parishioners upon request. The acoustics within the walls of our beautiful Sanctuary sometime make it difficult to hear; these devices will help those who have difficulty hearing clearly the Word and the Homily.
40 DAYS FOR
Shawn Carney, co-founder
of the pro-life movement 40 Days for Life will present “What Else is There?” on Wednesday, September 18 at in the
NEWS FROM SAINT LADISLAS
Once again this year I am going to be doing the
Saint Vincent DePaul Walk for the Poor to earn money for the Saint Ladislas
Food Pantry. If you would like to support this effort, you make a contribution
Any help would be greatly appreciated. Many people benefit from our food pantry. This year's walk is on Sept. 28. God Bless!
Father Rod Damico
SERVICE SATURDAY-CATHOLIC SOCIAL SERVICES
Join with Catholic Social
Services to help older and disabled
Here's How... Volunteer by joining us
(All interested volunteers under the age of 18 must accompanied by an adult.)
YOUNG AT HEART
The ladies of the Young at Heart group will make their annual fall trip to McArthur on Monday, Oct. 7th. Items needed; clothing, non-perishable food items, and household products. You can drop your donations off in the Vestibule in the box labeled “McArthur Donations”. For additional information please contact Betty at 444-8802 or Ginny at 443-2843.
Mark your calendar for the 20th annual St. Mary spaghetti dinner to be held on Friday, September 27 from Dinners include all-you-can-eat-spaghetti, meatballs, salad, bread, dessert and drink. You may eat in or take out. Please watch your bulletin for details.
CATECHESIS of the GOOD SHEPARD
As is our custom if you have young children that do not attend Catholic schools but need classes in religious education we will again partner with Saint Ladislas/Corpus Christi in providing these classes. The program begins on Oct. 6th for returning children and on Sept. 29th for new children. There is a parent meeting on Saturday Sept. 14th at for all parents who are English speaking. The meeting for Spanish speaking families will be on Sunday Sept. 15th following the Mass. Application forms will be available in the parish office.
Volunteers for this program are needed, if interested please call the parish office.
ARCHBISHOP AUGUSTINE DI NOIA, OP, TO SPEAK AT JOSEPHINUM…..The Pontifical College Josephinum’s annual lecture series begins Wed., Sept. 25th at 7:00 p.m. as Most Reverend J. Augustine Di Noia, OP, Vice President of the Pontifical Commission Ecclesia Dei, presents Critical Challenges to Catholic Faith: The New Evangelization in a Secular Age in the Jessing Center on the Josephinum campus. The event is free of charge and open to the public; reservations not required. For more information, please call the Academic Dean’s office at
The choir will resume weekly practices each Thursday at