Fifth Sunday of Easter - May 2, 2021
MASS WILL BE LIVE STREAMED SATURDAY.
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Masses for the Fifth Week of Easter
Tuesday, May 4 at 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday, May 5 at 8:00 a.m.
††Lydia & Jenette Haney
First Friday, May 7 at 8:00 a.m.
Living & Deceased Jacob Heck & Charles Spruell Families
†Fr. Theodore Eckerman 59th Anniversary of Death
8:30 a.m.-9:30 a.m. Holy Hour
Masses for Sixth Sunday of Easter
Saturday, May 8 at 5:00 p.m.
All Parish Family
Sunday, May 9 at 8:30 a.m.
††Lawrence & Regina Rapp
Living & Deceased Tina Anselment Family
We are still accepting Mass Intentions
We the parishioners of St. John the Baptist,
brothers and sisters in Christ, accept as our mission:
† to know our faith and share it with others,
† to continue to grow spiritually with respect for the sacraments,
† to celebrate the liturgy and the Holy Eucharist as the center of our Christian life,
† to live by truth and love,
† to serve those in need, to teach by example, and thereby strengthen and inspire our Parish family in accordance with the Roman Catholic Church
Tuesday thru Friday 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Closed for Lunch Noon - 12:30 p.m.
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Bulletins: New & Old
Monthly Ministry List
Collection April 24-25
Envelopes (44) $1,298
Loose $ 100
Parish Hall (1) $ 100
Mass Intentions (14) $ 545
Scholarship (1) $ 50
Cemetery (1) $ 100
Your financial support remains an important part of our Parish life and helps us keep going. Please continue giving your time, talent, and treasure at this difficult time. Please mail, drop-off your offertory in the mailbox by Parish office front door. In the midst of COVID-19, our Parish still needs to operate. Thank you for being generous, during this difficult time!
ST. JOSEPH PRAYER
Glorious Patriarch Saint Joseph, whose power makes the impossible possible, come to my aid in these times of anguish and difficulty. Take under your protection the serious and troubling situations that I commend to you, that they may have a happy outcome (here make your request). My beloved father, all my trust is in you. Let it not be said that I invoked you in vain, and since you can do everything with Jesus and Mary, show me that your goodness is as great as your power. Amen.
This prayer, from the 19th-century French prayer book, has been recited by Pope Francis every day for more than 40 years (cf. Patris Corde, †10).
Tuesday, May 4 starting at 5:00 p.m. Contact office to schedule at time.
ONE STRONG MISSION NEWS
Beautiful Weather is here!!! Do you need help around your House? One Strong can help with anything!!! Cleaning out flower beds or gutters, power washing your house or washing windows, cleaning out garages or barns, painting or pruning. Whatever you need help with just let us know. Contact Michele Lueke or Robbilyn Taylor, to get your name on our schedule.
PRAY FOR THE SICK & HOMEBOUND
Edith Haas, Larry Hunt, Marie Hopkins, Bill Lueke, James Frey, Bob Wilson, Kent Karcher, Larry Nice, Paul & Helen Wellen, and Mary Karcher.
Reminder: Due to federal privacy laws, we are not allowed to list people or visit who are sick or in the nursing home without written authorization from that individual or from their immediate family who has authorization. Form can be requested from the office.
BUILDING & GROUNDS MEETING
Tuesday, May 4 at 6:30 p.m. in hall.
Please contact office for funerals and baptisms. For weddings contact office six months before.
JANITOR ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST HALL
Looking for someone to clean the hall at St. John the Baptist, Piopolis. If interested please contact the office.
ST. ELIZABETH'S ALTAR SODALITY NEWS
Cookbook Recipes still needed.
Several ways to submit recipe(s):
· place in envelope in the back of church or tote outside the office door.
· email to email@example.com
· uploaded to www.typensave.com Login info - username: sjbrecipes21 password: pepper241
Last day to submit recipes for the cookbook will be April 11.
Questions or help contact Andrea Short or Bethany Wellen.
Next meeting will be Sunday, May 16 at 9:30 a.m. There will be election of new officers.
2021 CSMA GOAL $11,570
“With confidence in the Lord, I am turning to you today asking for your support of this year’s Catholic Service and Ministry Appeal. My hope is that your generous response will help our ministries grow and the compassion of Jesus will be experienced more profoundly in our communities.” Bishop Michael McGovern Please consider making your gift today!
PLASTIC TOTE BY OFFICE DOOR
Living Faith Books (April - June)
DIOCESES OF BELLEVILLE ~ ADOPT A SEMINARIAN
Cards located as you exit church. There are lots of ways to help: Remember his birthday, become a prayer warrior, send a care package, or send notes of encouragement to name a few.
HOLY NAME SOCIETY MEETING
Monday, May 3 at 7:00 p.m.
WORLDWIDE MARRIAGE ENCOUNTER
As you make plans for summer vacation, remember your marriage NEVER takes a vacation. Help your marriage sacrament stay refreshed and full of energy by getting it recharged at a virtual WWME.
Upcoming Experiences include:
May 6 - June 17, 2021 (Thursday Evenings) - ENGLISH
More information: Jim & Kris McCulloch at 630-577-0778 or to apply go to wwme.org
May 28 - May 30, 2021 - SPANISH
More information: Oscar y Flor Escobar at 778-834-5974 or Flor10molina@gmail.com or contact Tito y Silvya Zapata at 604-306-0474 or Silvya1@hotmail.com
SISTER THEA BOWMAN CATHOLIC SCHOOL OUTDOOR SPRING CONCERT
Friday, April 30 - 10:00 a.m. with Light refreshments - following
Sunday, May 2 - 3:00 p.m.
Alternate rain date
Thursday, May 6 - 6:00 p.m.
Grass Area Near the Cafeteria/Chapel.
Bring a lawn chair and Enjoy!!!
We would like to thank everyone for the prayers, mass intentions, Team Reyling donations, cards, texts, phone calls and food during the illness and loss of our wonderful Mother/Grandma/Great-Grandma. Thanks to Fr. Ptak, Deacon Archie and Rachel for all your help and to Cathy Anselment for the beautiful music. A special thanks to the volunteers that were willing to come early and stay late during the visitation and funeral mass. We appreciate all of you! The kind words and stories shared with us have been heartwarming. We are fortunate to have so much support from our friends and church family.
God Bless! The Family of Floann Mitchell
RESERVE YOUR DAY TO ATTEND MASS
It is important to call or email office to reserve a day to attend mass, before 2:00 p.m. Friday. 618-648-2490 OR firstname.lastname@example.org. If you leave a message, please leave your name, number, and day you want to attend.
COVID-19 MASS PROTCOL
Mass Ushers would like to thank you for your continued patience and understanding as we continue to have Mass under mandatory COVID-19 guidelines from the Diocese of Belleville. With religion classes running, Sunday Mass is often beyond capacity while Saturday Mass seems to have more vacancies. We do not want to have to turn attendees away, so please call the parish office to cancel your Mass reservation if you cannot attend, before 2:00 p.m. on Friday. Or you may call or text Andrea Short 618-214-1275 or Robbilyn Taylor 618-267-1398, to cancel your reservation only. To help us ensure that we utilize all available Church capacity, please arrive 5 minutes prior to Mass start time to ensure your reserved seat.
REOPEING CHURCHES - REVISED METRICS - FEBRUARY 24, 2021
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