Welcome to

Sacred Heart Parish of Du Quoin, Illinois - Founded In 1857
and
Immaculate Conception Parish of Tamaroa, Illinois
- Founded in 1904

~ THIRD SUNDAY OF ORDINARY TIME ~

 

welcome

We welcome all visitors to Sacred Heart Church & Immaculate Conception Church and thank you for celebrating the Liturgy of the Holy Eucharist with us today. We hope your stay in our area is pleasant and enjoyable . We pray for your safety on your return travel back home.

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Third Sunday in Ordinary Time
Send in the Clones?

In St. Paul's time, the church was so new that everyone remembered how they came to the faith. That's not a bad thing. Even today, in helping with the RCIA, I like to hear how the new converts were drawn to the Lord. But it seems that some people in Paul's time actually boasted about who baptized them. They acted as if they were better Christians because of the person whose preaching first attracted them.

Paul, of course, would have no part in those rivalries. In fact, you can almost hear Paul laughing when he talks about people who consider Christ as just another leader of one of the factions. Christ should be the sign of unity for all Christians, not just one congregation. It may be even more difficult to seek unity today, with so many Christian churches and a modern view of diversity as somehow better than unity. While no one says they want to divide the body of Christ, I'm sure you know someone who thinks the only way to have a unified Church is for everyone to pray the same way they do. Yet even Paul did not expect all believers to be clones of one another. He frequently wrote about people having many different gifts, yet all working to build up the Body of Christ. He doesn't mean that those gifts are divisive or that the Church survives in spite of them. Those differences are necessary; we need all the gifts that the Spirit gives us. So what can we do to help unify the Church?

First, do what Jesus himself did--pray for unity in the Church (John 17:20-21). Pray that you come to know what your own gifts are, have the courage to use them for the Church, and appreciate the gifts of others. Second, Paul was very aware of his own weaknesses. That's what he is talking about in the last line of the reading. Jesus had to die before he could rise from the dead. Without the cross, we would have never heard of the Resurrection. So also, without weakness, how can we experience God's strength? Instead of looking down on those with whom we disagree, look up to see what God may be revealing to you through that person's differences.

Tom Schmidt, Copyright (c) J. S. Paluch Co.


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Third Sunday in Ordinary Time –
“Come after me.”

Jesus makes that call today to two pairs of brothers. They become disciples, ones who follow… follow this teacher, follow this proclaimer of Good News, follow this announcer of God’s rule, follow this healer. “No division among you.” That is Saint Paul’s plea to the Church at Corinth…and to us today. And so we have two calls: Come and be united

  • Because of my own faith, who can I invite to come to Church with me?
  • Because of my own belief, who can I invite to RCIA inquiry?
  • What rivalry can I stop and what division can I break down?

Question of the Week ?????
How do I need to “step outside” myself to fulfill my baptismal mission? To what “periphery” in my world do I need to bring Christ’s peaceable, liberating love?

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The Catholic Service and Ministry Appeal…
bringing God’s mercy to those who need it most

The true joy of Christmas is in the everlasting love of Christ. May you find His peace, love and joy now and in the coming New Year. With deepest gratitude for your prayers and generosity,
-Ministries and Programs Funded by The Catholic Service and Ministry Appeal

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Dinner with Father Joseph ..... In order to become more invitationfamiliar with his parishioners, and they with him, Father Joseph will be extending a dinner invitation to members of our parishes. Dinners will take place after Mass on the Wednesdays of the month that do not have Adoration scheduled. You will be contacted by Barbara Brock or someone from Immaculate Conception, so when you receive the call, please add the dinner to your schedule. Also, they will be calling for volunteers to help furnish items for the meal or you may call her to volunteer to prepare a dish. Father will also be preparing a dish at each meal. He is looking forward to sharing a meal and fellowship with everyone.

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Adult Faith Formation adult faith formationsessions will be on Wednesday’s (when there is no Eucharistic Adoration) at 6:10 pm at Haffner Hall. We will be focusing on the next Sunday’s readings and various topics. If there is a topic or practice that you would like to know more about in our Catholic Faith, please give the office a call or email us so we can pass it on to the leaders of the class. Everyone is welcome to attend!

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rcia

RCIA - Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults is for anyone interested in learning about the Catholic Faith or in becoming a member of the Church. All are welcome to attend. We also invite all members of the parish to attend any of the classes. Classes will be held on Thursday evenings from 6:00 - 7:00 pm. December meetings will be at St. Bruno. This week’s topic “History of Church (film)”

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Visitation of the Missionary Image of Our Lady

The Missionary Image of Our Lady of Guadalupe is a 4’ x 6’ exact digital replica of the original Miraculous image left on St. Juan Diego’s clock. The Rector of the Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe, Msgr. Diego Monroy Ponce, blessed the Image for the mission of promoting sanctity of the family, solidarity of the Church in America, a culture of life, and a civilization of love. It will be shown for public veneration with liturgical (or devotional) services in these neighboring parishes: St. Mary Immaculate Conception - Mt. Vernon - January 22nd, 1:00 - 9:30 pm. Newman Center - Carbondale - January 24th, 6:30 - 9:00 am.

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Knight’s of Columbus Council #1298 - Du Quoin Knight’s of Columbus Council #1298 - Du Quoin is looking for new members! Are you going to be one of them???

The Knights of Columbus Council 1298 of Du Quoin needs help meeting their many charitable goals. We are expected to support Special Olympics and the needs of the handicapped in our community. We need members to help with bowling and golf tournaments to help raise funds for the Newman Center in Carbondale. Help is needed with fundraisers that support seminarians and local religious education. Our fundraisers also help us to assist the Catholic Daughters in their donation the Pregnancy Center in Carbondale. We must also assist our diocese, state, and national chapters of the Knights of Columbus by paying our annual dues. The Knights assist in disasters and social injustice throughout the state, nation, and world. We continue to need help in assisting with our monthly coffee and donuts and other parish activities.

Along with our work we find time to share monthly meals and to enjoy the times we work and socialize together.

We are trying hard to support our parish and community. We feel we can do more with more help. We would like to invite our parishioners who are 18 and older to join our council and assist us.

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PSR

PSR

January’s PSR classes learned about the Ten Commandments and Morality. The 4th, 7th, and 8th grade classes packed the Weekend Warrior bags this month. After a short class time, all classes traveled to Fairview Nursing and Healthcare and enjoyed a lively game of bingo with the residents. Each child was paired with a resident and given a question to ask the resident. Lots of communication skills were practiced as each child and resident learned more about each other. After bingo prizes were awarded, the students returned to Haffner Hall to enjoy pizza and soda.

Upcoming events in the PSR program for February are: Confirmation Retreat at Our Lady of the Snows Shrine on February 4th. Please continue to pray for our Confirmation class which includes: Lexi Cobin, Carson Harris, Calvin Wynn, Braydon Schubert, Blayke Spencer, Cameron Shively, Chloe Ragland, and their teacher - Lisa Mohr. Our Lenten Fish Fry’s start on Friday, February 24th.

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week of prayer

WEEK OF PRAYER FOR CHRISTIAN UNITY January 18th - January 24th, 2017 The cause of church unity is commended to Christians for prayer and action every year around this time. This week is not so much to focus on the many divisions within the Christian family, but on bonds of faith and mission. Even though Christians have always shown an inclination to fracture, spin off, and mutate into new expressions, recent history shows some new points of convergence and agreement. Catholics are more firmly rooted in the word of God, for example, and many Protestants are more likely to celebrate Communion than in years past. Some denominations are merging and pooling resources, and people from various traditions are collaborating on projects.

The call of this week is to be mindful of the diversity of our traditions and customs while treasuring what we hold in common. The old advice to "lighten up" is good medicine, because sometimes our differences are delightful and amusing. If someone says, "Let us pray," a Catholic might close the eyes, bow the head and fold hands; a Protestant reach out and clasp hands with the person in the next chair; and someone belonging to an Orthodox tradition might stand up with eyes wide open. Each has taken a different path, but the goal is always the same. This is a week not for focusing on the well-worn paths.

Your Prayers Matter - 9 Days for Life - Saturday, January 21 - Sunday, January 29, 2017, will mark the anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the Supreme Court decision which legalized abortion throughout pregnancy. The “9 Days for Life” novena encourages nationwide solidarity in prayer for daily intentions, including for couples experiencing infertility, those mourning the loss of a child through abortion, children in need of adoptive homes, and for an end to abortion and use of the death penalty.

Learn, Act, Connect, Pray: Ways for you and your family to participate (in English and Spanish) include the “9 days for Life” app. Go to www.usccb.org for more information.

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youth news

January 22 - Youth Meeting There will be a Youth meeting after mass on January 22 at Sacred Heart. Please meet in the church after mass. We will be discussing upcoming Youth projects and a future Youth Mass and would like everyone’s ideas and thoughts in making this a fun and spiritual way of celebrating mass!

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St Bruno PTO Breakfast

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march for life

January 26-29 - The 44th Annual National March for Life is January 26-28, 2017. Join us and thousands of others from across the nation for this huge pro-life gathering in the nation’s capitol. Have questions or need more info? Want to sponsor someone to go on the trip? Contact Doug Lugge by phone 618-476- 9505 or email jdlugge@gmail.com. Registration forms and info are also on the Diocese of Belleville Respect Life’s website at www.RespectLife.catholicweb.com.

January 29 - Pro Life March The Murphysboro Knights of Columbus is sponsoring a Pro-Life March on Sunday, January 29, 2017 at the Carbondale town square/pavilion from 1:00pm. to 2:00pm. You are welcome to join us in this call to protect those who are unable to protect themselves.

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Retrouvaille Weekend

FEBRUARY 3 - YOU Can Help Your Marriage – 25% of surveyed couples say they are “Happily Married”. For everyone else there is Retrouvaille. Are you frustrated, hurt or angry with each other? Are you constantly fighting? Or so you simply shut down? Have you thought about separation or divorce? Does talking only make it worse? For information on the Retrouvaille Program, visit the website www.HelpOurMarriage.com or call 1-800-470-2230. The next Program begins the weekend of FEBRUARY 3, 2017.

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March 4 - Camp Ondessonk Gala and Benefit Auction
Camp Ondessonk's Gala and Benefit Auction will take place on Saturday, March 4, 2017 at the Four Points by Sheraton in Fairview Heights, IL. We would be grateful for any donations to help make this event a success. If you would like to make a monetary donation, or a donation to our silent auction, please contact Louise McMinn at 618-210-7124 or email supportcampogala@ondessonk.com. You can also view our Amazon Wish List by searching, Wish Lists, and then Camp Ondessonk The Red Carpet Gala 2017 at Amazon.com. Your support will help Camp Ondessonk to continue to provide children an experience that encourages them to have fun, grow spiritually, make friends, grow in self-confidence and self-esteem, and develop values. Heepwah!

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televised

Televised Sunday Mass

A televised Sunday Mass is now airing on ABC Family from 5:30 A.M. to 6:00 A.M. each Sunday morning. The Sunday Mass is produced by the Passionist Fathers and Brothers out of New York City and in available nationally on local affiliates. This is a special ministry, particularly for the elderly and the infirmed. It's also available on-line:
http://thesundaymass.org

EWTN Global Catholic Network

Originally known as the Eternal Word Television Network, EWTN provides inspirational talk shows, original Catholic teaching series, animated programs for kids, live church coverage and documentaries. Tune in to channel 261 on DISH Network Satellite TV, channel 370 on DirecTV, and channel 94 for NewWave Communications for all that EWTN has to offer or go to:
http://www.ewtn.com/tv/

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ADORATION
OF THE BLESSED SACRAMENT

Adoration is January 25th

7:00 am - 8:00 pm

adoration

Praying to the Lord! What a beautiful feeling that brings to your life! If you would like to experience this feeling - come enjoy Eucharistic Adoration! This Wednesday from 7:00 am - 8:00 pm the church is open for Eucharistic Adoration.

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visit shut ins

If you know someone who can no longer attend mass, is sick, or homebound but who would like a visit or to receive Communion, please contact Kelly at the rectory office by calling 542-3423, or sending an email to
sacredheartduquoin@gmail.com. And if you would like to help by visiting some of those that are homebound, please contact the office also. Together we can celebrate the Year of Mercy!

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  • Parish Staff
    for both Churches

    Parish Contact Information
    for both Churches

    Reverend Joseph Oganda
      - Pastor of
      Sacred Heart Church
      Immaculate Conception
     
    Kelly Paxton
      - Secretary, Sacred Heart
    Tony Kellerman
      - Maintenance - Sacred Heart

    Stanley & Sylvester Bejma

      - Maintenance - Immac. Conc.
    Suzanne Majewski
      - Parish Council President
    Sacred Heart
    Janet Harris
      - Parish Council President
    Immaculate Conception
    Mary Beth Lane
      - Coord. of Religious Education
    Sacred Heart
    Coach Allen Martin
      - Youth Minister
    Sacred Heart

    Rectory:
    17 N. Walnut, Du Quoin, IL 62832
    Rectory Phone - 618-542-3423
    Rectory Fax - 618-542-5061

    Email - sacredheartduquoin@gmail.com


    Sacred Heart Catholic Church:
    100 West Main St., Du Quoin, IL 62832
    Phone - 618-542-3423
    Haffner Hall rental - 618-542-3423

    Haffner Hall Phone - 618-542-2285
    Parish Council President - 618-496-5595


    Immaculate Conception Catholic Church
    533 W 2nd North St, Tamaroa, IL 62888
    Phone - 496-5867 or 527-1251

    Immac. Conc. Hall rental. - 618-527-1251
    Parish Council President - 618-318-1649

    Webmaster: Suzanne McCrary
    (sannemc18@mediacombb.net)

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    LINKS

    Download This Week's Bulletin
    Diocesan Audio Visual Library
    Ecumenical Connection
    From the Desk of Fr. Joseph
    Growing in Faith Newsletter
    Initial Child Protection Policy Training
    Lent 2016 - Year of Mercy
    Parish Center Agreement
    Parishioners Serving Schedule - Jan
    Plans For Parish Restructuring Docs

    YouTube Vatican Channel
    Why Do Catholics Do That
    Weekend Warriors Schedule

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    Sacred Heart news on Facebook

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    Sacred Heart

    USHERS - January:
    Saturday, 5:00 PM: Jim Campanella, Tyson Tanner, Allen Reaves, Guy Alongi

    Sunday, 8:30 AM: Jim Derby, Robert Stewart, Joe Cucchi, Scott Harsy

    Saturday, January 28, 5:00 pm
    Gift Bearers: Benson Family
    Servers: Ron Mann & Audrey Poiter
    Lector: Lisa Mohr
    Extraordinary Ministers: Joanne Isom, Jenny Fronek, Marian Whitson, Rex Duncan (choir)

    Sunday, January 29, 8:30 am
    Gift Bearers: Don & Beverly Harsy
    Servers: Henry Born & Tim Cobin
    Lector: Pete Riggio
    Extraordinary Ministers: Tony Kellerman, Rose Numi, David Martin, Amanda Chastain (choir)

    Saturday, January 21, 2017
    Confession 4:30-4:45 P.M.
    crossMass 5:00 P.M.
    Sunday, January 22, 2017
    Rosary 8:00 A.M.
    Confession 8:00-8:15 A.M.
    crossMass 8:30 A.M.
    Monday, January 23, 2017
    crossMass 6:45 A.M.
    Quilting at Haffner Hall 8:00 A.M.
    Tuesday, January 24, 2017
    Quilting at Haffner Hall 8:00 A.M
    Finance Committee mtg at Rectory 5:30 P.M
    Education Endowment mtg at Haffner Hall 6:30 P.M
    Wednesday,January 25, 2017
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    Rosary at Du Quoin Nursing & Rehab 10:00 A.M.
    crossMass 5:30 P.M.
    Thursday, January 26, 2017
    crossMass 6:45 A.M.
    crossMass at Fairview Nursing & Healthcare 9:00 A.M
    crossMass at Du Quoin Nursing & Rehab 9:35 A.M.
    RCIA Classes at Sacred Heart 6:00 P.M.
    Choir practice 6:00 P.M.
    Friday, January 27, 2017
    crossMass 8:00 A.M
    Saturday, January 28, 2017
    CRS meeting at St. Barbara, Okawville 10A-2:30P
    Confession 4:30-4:45 P.M.
    crossMass 5:00 P.M.
    Sunday, January 29, 2017
    Rosary 8:00 A.M.
    Confession 8:00-8:15 A.M.
    crossMass 8:30 A.M.

    sympathy

    Sympathy is extended to the family of
    Alan Porter
    Who passed away Wednesday, January 11th
    May he rest in peace.
    Please keep Alan’s family in your prayers

    baptism

    Congratulations and welcome
    Harper Blaine Bastien
    who was Baptized Saturday, January 14th
    surrounded by her parents
    Heath & Jaira Bastien and her family.
    May the grace and blessings of God lead her.

    NEWS & EVENTS:

    1. Parish Priest and Ministers of the care visit those who are homebound, nursing home residents and hospital patients. If you or someone you know would like a visit please contact the rectory 542-3423.

    2. Planned Giving Would you consider Sacred Heart Church in your will or trust? Do you have an insurance policy that no longer fits your needs? You can donate it to Sacred Heart Church and receive tax benefits as well a as the satisfaction of helping our parish.

    3. Sacred Heart Cemetery Cemetery lots are currently sold for $200 each. Beginning January 1, 2017 the cost will be $350 per grave with $50 going toward perpetual care. A plot is one grave site, and a lot contains a number of plots (gravesites) sold to an individual. Lots can be sold by 1/2 lots (4 graves) or whole lots (8 graves) in Sections: Holy Family, Holy Spirit, and Holy Trinity. You may purchase individual plots (gravesites) in Section Holy Angels only. No graves will be sold in the old sections - Sections A, B, C, D. Please contact the office for further information or if you would like to make a purchase.

    4. End of Year Church Contribution
    If you would like a copy of your end of year church contribution statement, please contact the office by phone or by email at sacredheartduquoin@gmail.com.

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    pray for

    Please continue to pray for our Confirmandi which includes: Lexi Cobin, Carson Harris, Calvin Wynn, Braydon Schubert, Blayke Spencer, Cameron Shively, Chloe Ragland, John Croessman, Barb Croessman, Ron Darnell, Michael Shimanski, and Marie Shimanski. Please also keep in your prayers their sponsors and their instructors - Lisa Mohr, Henry Born, Chris Kelley, and the RCIA team.

    Nursing Home Residents: Marcia Stacey, Susan Farmer, Mary Powless, Geraldine Kowzan, Evelyn Bechlofft, Lynn Finn, Helen Keiner, Regina “Jeannie” Davison, Connie Horst, Sam Chapman, Phyllis Ferguson, Helen Chitwood, Clarence Hoffman, Rosalia Jurcowski.

    Sick: Josh Ritter, Janet George, Kevin McCrary, Verna Epplin, Sally Fontana, Doris Rottschalk, Aaron Harsy, Linda Meyer, Amanda Evans, Devoney Alvis, Aydan Zoller, Mel Murray, James Feger, Betty Simmons, Sue Newman, Karl Mohr, Tinnie Moss, T. J. Frizzell, Zella Bronakowski, Mary Bailey.

    Military Personnel: Lt. Col Aaron S. Cowley, SSgt. Jordan Keller, MSgt. Thomas D. Sims, Sgt. Derek S. Sims, ITS1(SS/AW) John Kelley, SSgt. Patrick Kelley, SPC Mark Yanez, PV2 Jared Albers, Major Carly Sims, Major Cory Jones, SSgt. Caleb Van- Voorhis, SSgt Tyler Jeffers, Lance Cpl. Drew Ferguson, Petty Ofc. 3rd Class Clayton Wyciskalla.

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    Immaculate Conception

    Sunday, January 29 - 10:00 am Mass
    Extraordinary Ministers: Janet Harris,
    Eileen Koenegstein, Diana Majewski
    Lector: Krista Piotrowski
    Sweet Treats: Judy Valentine

    Saturday, January 21, 2017
    Sunday, January 22, 2017
    Monday, January 23, 2017
    Tuesday, January 24, 2017
    crossMass 8:00 A.M.
    Wednesday, January 25, 2017
    Thursday, January 26, 2017
    Immaculate Conception Office open 8AM - 2PM
    Council/Finance Comm mtg at Rect 6:00 P..M.
    Friday, January 27, 2017
    Saturday, January 28, 2017
    Sunday, January 29, 2017
    crossMass 10:00 A.M.

    thank you

    Thank you to Janet George who has volunteered to assume the duties of Pat Marquenski who has devoutly taken care of the Altar for many years here at Immaculate Conception Church. Thank you again to Pat for her wonderful service to the church!

    Immaculate Conception:

    1. Office Hours: Thursdays from 8AM to 2PM - When office is closed, please call 542-3423 (Sacred Heart) for assistance.

    2. Lectors needed! Lectors needed! We are in need of a few more Lectors for the weekend mass! There is training available. Please call the office or contact Krista Piotrowski for details.

    3. Upcoming events….Upcoming events…. The annual Pancake & Sausage Breakfast will be this coming spring. Date has not been set yet, this is just a reminder to keep this in mind for any planning.

    4. End of Year Church Contribution
    If you would like a copy of your end of year church contribution statement, please contact the office by phone or by email at sacredheartduquoin@gmail.com.

    5. Help needed…. We are still in need of someone who would be willing to dedicate their service to maintain and prepare the Altar, candles, flowers, etc. for our church. Please contact the office if you would be willing to commit to this ministry. There is a list of duties and training will be available.

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    St. Bruno Catholic School News
    http://stbrunoschool.com

    Upcoming Dates

    1/24/17 Team/Yearbook pictures
    1/26/17 Girls BB State Game #2
    1/26/17 Volleyball @ Elverado @ 5:30
    1/29-2/3/17—Catholic School’s Week
    1/30/17 Volleyball @ St. Andrew’s @ 5:30
    2/3/17 Father/Daughter Dance
    2/10/17 Jr. High Dance @ St. Bruno

    Congratulations Tamaroa-St. Bruno Lady Indians Region III Regional Champions!

    The Indians defeated St. Mark’s Lutheran 56-16, St. John Lutheran 47-29, and in the championship game, defeated Dist. 204 46-33. The girls are having a great season! They begin the state tournament on Sat. Jan 21—playing Galatia at Rend Lake at 2:30. Good luck at state!

    Gun of the Month Raffle
    tickets on sale now!

    Tickets for the 2017 gun of the month raffle are on sale now. $20 per ticket - you are in the drawing each month - even if you have already won. Different gun each month or choose the $400 cash. See any St. Bruno student or contact the school @ 357-8276

    Catholic School’s Week Schedule
    Sunday, Jan 29—Kick off Mass
    @ 10 and breakfast
    Monday, Jan 30—Penny Carnival (PK-2nd);
    Painting (3rd-5th);
    Cupcake Decorating (6th-8th)
    Tuesday, Jan 31—Around the World—
    Classrooms will be presenting different countries and students will ‘visit’ and experience the different cultures
    of that country
    Wednesday, Feb 1—
    Camp Ondessonk and Movie Theater
    Thursday, Feb 2—Service Projects
    Friday, Feb 3—Family day—Mass,
    Speech performances, Lip Sync challenge
    and family game races
    This is always a fun and memorable week!

    KEEP SAVING THOSE
    PERRY COUNTY MARKETPLACE RECEIPTS!!!

    St. Bruno School is participating in the Perry County Marketplace Apples for the Students program again. All you need to do is save your Perry County Marketplace receipts and drop them in the container in the church vestibule, send them to the school or give to any St. Bruno student. Last year we were able to purchase PE equipment and a new printer with the receipts collected. Thank you!

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    Respect Life Corner

    Our Prayers and Actions Matter – The brutal statistic of around 57 million children being denied the right to life in the over 40 years since abortion was legalized in the U.S. is not only overwhelming, but there is the temptation to despair and wonder whether the struggle is winnable.

    Learn, Act, Connect, Pray: The answer is a resounding “yes” providing we are prepared to make some sacrifice, commit ourselves and persevere. Young adults and high school students are increasingly more pro-life than ever before. Pray for all who do not embrace the rights of the unborn that they come to know and treasure the value of every person.

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    NOTES:

    1. Baptism - During or after weekend Masses by appointment. Must be a registered member and attend baptismal preparation session.

    2. Marriage - You must notify the Pastor at least six months prior to preferred wedding date. The sooner the better, since it will give you more time to prepare. This is a diocesan rule. Please do not consider yourself an exception.

    3. Reconciliation - See Mass schedule or anytime by appointment.

    4. 2017 Parish Council Members: Rose Alongi, Gary Brock, Jeremy Cornett, Don Harsy, Tony Jones, Joe Lane, Debbie Olinger, Allen Reaves.

    5. Social Justice Collection - benefit the Food Pantry, Weekend Warriors, Community Clothes Closet, and Sister Parish will be taken up the first Sunday of every month. Please give generously.

    6. Family Registration: Please inform the rectory of changes you may have, example: adult children that have moved away from parent's home, address change, phone number change (removal of house phone), cell phone added or a name change (married). This would be most helpful to ensure ALL parishioners can be included in our Church Family functions. You may call the rectory 542-3423 or place changes in the collection basket. Family Registration may also be picked up in the foyer.

    7. Parish Priest and Ministers of the care visit those who are homebound, nursing home residents and hospital patients. If you or someone you know would like a visit please contact the rectory 542-3423.

    vocations

    facility fees