Fourth Sunday of Advent Bulletin - December 19, 2021
MASS WILL BE LIVE STREAMED
SUNDAY at 8:30 A.M.
Click on link below to view steps to access
Live Stream Videos of Mass on YouTube.
Masses for the Fourth Week of Advent
Tuesday, December 21 at 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday, December 22 at 8:00 a.m.
†Joseph Mayberry, Sr.
Thursday, December 23 at 8:00 a.m.
Masses for The Nativity of the Lord 2021 (Holy Day of Obligation)
Friday, December 24 at 4:00 p.m.
††Joseph & Verla Bowling
(Mass will be Live-Streamed)
Saturday, December 25 at 9:00 a.m.
Masses for The Holy Family of Jesus, Mary, & Joseph
Saturday, December 25 at 5:00 p.m.
††Gordon Coy & Robert Aydt
††Floyd & Norma Collins
††Donald & Viola Grubb & Bill & Alberta Karcher
Sunday, December 26 at 8:30 a.m.
All Parish Family
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
Monday through Thursday 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Closed for Lunch Noon - 12:30 p.m.
Visit Parish Website For
Bulletins: New & Old
Monthly Ministry List
Collection December 11-12
Envelopes (58) $2,300
Loose $ 99
Christmas Memorial (5) $ 220
Immaculate Conception (23) $ 425
Christmas (1) $ 25
Religious Retirement (24) $ 495
SJN Building (1) $ 100
One Strong (6) $ 670
SJB Cemetery (2) $ 150
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.
Watch bulletin for more details.
19: PSR Christmas Program & Santa Visit after Mass
19: Decorate for Christmas after Mass
19: PSR Classes 9:30 a.m.
24-31: Office Closed
26: No PSR Classes
28-30: No Weekday Masses
31: New Year's Eve Mass 6:00 p.m. (NOT Holy Day of Obligation this year)
2: No PSR Classes
3: Holy Name Meeting 7:00 p.m.
6: Fr. Ptak Visit for Sacrament of Penance & Eucharist on Thursday this month - Contact office for appointment.
9: PSR Classes 9:30 a.m.
9: St. Elizabeth's Altar Sodality Meeting 9:30 a.m.
DIOCESE OF BELLEVILLE CHRISTMAS COLLECTION DECEMBER 24-25
The 44th Annual Diocesan Christmas Collection will be take up at all Masses on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Parishes and agencies throughout the diocese will request monies from this collection during 2022 to assist those who are in need with food, clothing, shelter, utility payments, healthcare and medications, funeral and burial expenses, transportation and emergency assistance of all types. Please consider giving as you are able. Envelope is located is collection packet. Thank you so much.
ST. ELIZABETH'S ALTAR SODALITY COOKBOOKS ARE IN!
cookbooks available in Parish office or
contact Andrea Short 618-214-1275 to make pick-up arrangements.
CHRISTMAS MEMORIALS FOR NEEDY IN THE PARISH
Due to office by Tuesday, December 21.
SENIOR SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS & FRESHMAN - JUNION SCHOLARSHIP GUIDELINES
These were handed out to youth in PSR class on September 19, available on Parish website, in High School classroom on bulletin board, & posted on One Strong and PSR Facebook page. You can also click links below to view them.
PRAY FOR THE SICK & HOMEBOUND
Paul & Helen Wellen
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.
Please contact office for funerals and baptisms. For weddings contact office six months before.
2021 CSMA GOAL $11,570
Your contribution to CSMA enables the Office of Faith Formation to impact the lives of almost 11,000 students at 26 Catholic grade schools, three Catholic high schools and in PSR classes throughout our Belleville Diocese. If you haven’t already done so, we prayerfully ask you to consider making a gift to The 2021 Appeal today, no amount is too large or too small!
PLASTIC TOTE BY OFFICE DOOR
Living Faith Books (October - December) & Books are located at each door in church.
HISTORY OF PIOPOLIS, ILLINOIS 1841-1888 BOOKS
Copies located at the back of church.
Hospice Volunteers Needed for SSM Hospice at St. Mary's/Good Samaritan Hospital
We are looking for volunteers to serve local residents and their families in their homes in Wayne & Hamilton Counties. Click on flyers below for more information or contact Nikki Timberlake at 618-899-1660 or Nikki.Timberlake@ssmhealth.com.
EXCESS MASS INTENTIONS
If you are looking for a place to send excess mass intentions. Here you have an opportunity. A few years ago, Fr. Myron Effing's sister came and spoke at our parish about his work in Russia. Please see more information below and request list form.