SATURDAY, March 19
Living & deceased of the
Hilsheimer/Grosh families - Father Lutz
Father Droll at Saint Ladislas at ; at
SUNDAY, March 20
Jim Antoniak - Father Lutz
For the People - Father Lutz
Chrism Mass @ St. Joseph Cathedral
WEDNESDAY, March 23
Wes Kingery Latin Mass - Father Lutz
Father Droll at
Marie McGrath - Father Lutz
Father Droll at Saint Ladislas at
FRIDAY, March 25
Liturgy of the Word, Veneration, Communion- Fr. Lutz
Father Droll at
SATURDAY, March 26
Helen Jane Maloney - Father Lutz
Father Droll at
SUNDAY, March 27
Frances Bobo - Father Lutz
Deacon James T.
- Father Lutz Father Droll at
Note: Confession is heard ½ hour prior to each weekend Mass
Coffee and doughnuts follow the Mass school gym
RCIA: All the weeks of preparation
are coming to fruition as the Elect prepare for Easter Vigil. They will gather
at on Holy Saturday to
prepare for the Easter Vigil that evening and the culmination of this years
RCIA classes. Please pray for our brothers and sisters as they are welcomed
into the One, Holy, Catholic and
BAPTISMS FOR MAY
March 19, Shea family, son, Cooper
WEEKLY SCHEDULE: WEEK OF MARCH 21ST
Monday: Castus Society Atrium
Tuesday: Choir practice (throughout Lent)
Wednesday: Choir practice
HOLY WEEK CONFESSION
Father Droll will hear Confession on Sunday at at
STATIONS OF THE CROSS will be held Friday at at Saint Ladislas.
AN UNBORN CHILDS LIFE WEEK BY WE
Week 23 50 years ago, if I were born at this age, I could not have survived. But today, with modern technology, babies born at this age have a fighting chance (about 50%) at survival.
BLESSING OF FOOD the Polish Community will gather in the Church on Holy Saturday at for the traditional blessing of the food. All are welcome.
WEDDING MUSIC WORKSHOP
The monthly wedding music workshop is cancelled for March and will resume on the 3rd Monday of April, 4/18/2016
Extraordinary Ministers are reminded to cleanse the vessels after each Mass
TIME ALTAR SERVER LECTOR EXTRAORDINARY MINISTER SACRISTAN
Natasha Mattox Mike Keebaugh Dave & Marge Smigelski, Mike Chambers
Dominic Mattox, Trinity Mattox Maureen Keebaugh Ray & Terry Thomas, Cecilia Reis Jacquelyn Carone
11:30 A.M. Katie Price, Paul Martello Tina Nierman Angie Stoller, Ann Anderson
Ben Weilbacher Olivia DePassio Jon Erickson, open Jacquelyn Carone
Ψ Prayers after Mass: following
each Mass please kneel and prayer the following prayers: The Our Father, The
Hail Mary, The Glory Be and the Prayer to St. Michael the
Collection counters for the 4th Sunday of the month: Frances Melton and Lin Duren
Notes from the Pastor
The Lenten Season is slowly bringing us to the purpose for the season. We are now entering in the Solemnity of Holy Week. The richness of this week is essential to our faith as we share in the sufferings, death and resurrection of Jesus. It is a gift to be treasured and entered in to. Palm Sunday (today) introduces us to the Mystery of our Salvation that this week presents to each of us.
Tuesday, March 22, there will be no Masses
here. There will be the Chrism Mass that takes place at St. Joseph
Cathedral at It is a beautiful Mass in which the Holy Oils used
for Baptism, The Sacrament of the Sick, Confirmation, and Holy Orders are
blessed and distributed to the many churches in our diocese. On this special
occasion, many of the priests of the diocese are present. All are invited
to St. Joseph Cathedral for this
Check the parish bulletin for the scheduling of the following:
> Thursday, March 24, The Solemn Evening Mass of the Lord's Supper followed by Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament till .
> Friday, March 25, Mass of the Presanctified
(Latin Liturgy) at at
> Friday, The Solemn Celebration of the Passion of the Lord (English) at at Saint Mary.
> Friday, Tenebrae at at Saint Mary.
> Saturday, March 26, The Solemn Easter Vigil (pray for all those entering the Church and the fullness of Faith) at
> Sunday, March 27, Easter Sunday &
During this Holy Week let us pray for each other as we walk with Our Lord.
The Lord be with you!
Father Kevin Lutz
From the Cat a
Easter is right around the corner. I can tell most assuredly. Here is a for instance: the other night Father Lutz did not return in time to portion out my evening meal. This put me in a very melancholy place--thinking all was lost and starvation was eminent--when lo and behold Father Droll arrived, my hero, and fed my famished self. I think Father Droll is crazy about me. Lent changes hearts!
Getting ready for spring. So much to do. Dinner is a good start. I recommend it to you as well!
Today, just the cat
News Worthy Notes
The youth minister for
SSCM FOOD PANTRY-MARCH ITEM ..is Baked Beans. Please drop off throughout the month of February in the designated bin in the Vestibule. Many thanks!
During this season of Lent, the
For more information please visit
Join the Jubilee Museum this Sunday, March 20th at 7:30 p.m. for its special screening of King of Kings, the 1927 silent movie classic by Cecil B. DeMille with live organ accompaniment by organist Shawn Kenney. $10 a person donation / free popcorn.
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 opening prayer at St.
THE MOMMY MILE
is an interactive untraditional 5K race/walk celebration honoring
mothers. The day is filled with live music, high end gift bags, and more
including The Mommy Mile, which is a one mile walk to highlight those women
who are soon to be mothers, experienced mothers, grandmothers, and their
families. Mommy Mile aims to develop a fun and light celebratory event in a
mainstream culture thats about celebrating Mommy, empowering women,
encouraging fitness, and drawing a community together to recognize one of the
greatest gifts on earth: Motherhood.
A Mass of Healing and Healing Service will be celebrated on Monday of holy week, March 21, at Saint Joseph Cathedral. Cathedral Rector Fr. Michael Lumpe will celebrate the Mass and provide the homily. Following the Mass of Healing, a Healing Service will take place beginning with Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament, Veneration of relics of the True Cross, with each person having the opportunity to speak individually with one of several priests present to discuss their particular situation and receive a prayer of healing; the Sacrament of Anointing of the Sick will also be available. The Healing Service will conclude with Benediction. All persons who seek healing cancer, heart, all physical illnesses and infirmities are invited, as are family members, caregivers, and medical professionals. For questions, please call the Cathedral at (614) 244-1295.
PARISH EASTER OFFICE HOURS
The parish office will be closed on Holy Thursday, Good Friday and the Monday after Easter. Regular office hours will resume on Tuesday, March 29th.
Dear Lord, like the second criminal nailed to the cross beside Jesus, give us the strength to embrace your love, to surrender our control, and face the suffering that might come our way.