Fourth Sunday of Lent Bulletin - March 14, 2021
MASS WILL BE LIVE STREAMED
ON SUNDAY MORNING THIS WEEKEND.
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Masses for Fourth Week of Lent
Tuesday, March 16 at 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday, March 17 at 8:00 a.m.
††Frank & Faye Anderson, †Kenneth Karcher
Feast Day St. Joseph - Celebration of Year of St. Joseph 2021
Friday, March 19 at 9:00 a.m.
†Joseph Mayberry Sr., †David E. Karcher
9:30 a.m. Adoration till 3:00 p.m.
Noon Stations of Cross
3:00 p.m. Rosary and final blessing
Fifth Sunday of Lent
Saturday, March 20 at 5:00 p.m.
†Dean Rubenacker, ††Charlie & Rosa Bond, Deceased George Roesch Family and Robert & Rodney Aydt
Sunday, March 21 at 8:30 a.m.
All Parish 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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Monthly Ministry List
Collection March 6-7
Envelopes (54) $7,170
Loose $ 121
Youth (3) $ 3
Ash Wednesday (2) $ 30
CSMA (15) $1,415
CRS (1) $ 5
Black & Indian Mission (1) $ 5
Building (1) $ 150
One Strong (1) $ 5
Cemetery (3) $ 900
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!
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 Duckworth 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.
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.
Lenten Penance Service
March 23 at 6:00 p.m. Please contact office to reserve time.
HOLY WEEK/EASTER ACCPTING RESERVATIONS - CONTACT OFFICE
Holy Thursday 7:00 p.m.
Good Friday 7:00 p.m.
Holy Saturday 8:00 p.m.
Easter Sunday 9:00 a.m.
FR. S LAWOMIR PTAK WILL BE GONE MARCH 12-14
For emergency, please contact neighboring parish.
PSR this Sunday at 9:30 a.m.
Please contact office for funerals and baptisms. For weddings contact office six months before.
ONE STRONG MISSION NEWS
Drive-Thru Breakfast Fundraisers April 11 & May 16
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.
ST. ELIZABETH'S ALTAR SODALITY NEWS
Chicken Dumpling Drive-Thru Dinner Saturday, March 20 starting at 5:30 p.m. Cost by donation.
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.
DIVE-THRU LENTEN FISH FRY
March 12 at Piopolis Hall
One Strong Mission Group
March 19 at Piopolis Hall
March 26 at Piopolis Hall
2021 CSMA GOAL $11,570
PLASTIC TOTE BY OFFICE DOOR
Living Faith Books (January - March 2021)
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.
CRS RICE BOWLS
Timor-Leste has the highest rate of child malnutrition in Asia, and many children suffer from stunting, which makes a big
impact on a child's growth and future. Home gardens and fishponds are helping families provide better nutrition for their children. Visit crsricebowl.org to learn more.
CATHOLIC RELIEF SERVICES COLLECTION THIS WEEKEND
This weekend we take up the CRS collection. It is an opportunty for you to help improve the lives of some of the most vulnerable people around the world and here in the United States. Click on the document below to read more about CRS and a letter from Bishop McGovern.
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.
FOOD FOR FAMILIES
Our parish will participate in the Food for Families Program, during Lent. This program collects food pantry items and monetary donations for local Food for Families sites. We have two locations close to us, St. Joseph in Benton and St. Mary in Mt. Vernon. If you want to donate, there is a collection tub located as you come into church and in the upstairs hallway of the hall. Below are list of items they suggest on donating:
· beef stews
· ravioli, spaghetti/meatballs
· chicken and dumplings
· soups & chili
· tuna, salmon, sardines
coffee (ground & instant)
Canned fruits & vegetables
· fruit & applesauce
· mixed vegetables
· green beans
· pork & beans
· whole white potatoes
Dry packaged items
· instant mashed potatoes
· complete pancake mix
· Bisquick/baking mix
· breakfast cereals
· cornbread mix
· dried beans
· macaroni & cheese
· any type noodles/pasta
· oatmeal/cream of wheat
· crackers saltine/graham
Our families would like to thank everyone who called, texted, sent a card , food , flowers , donations to the wounded warrior program ,or said a prayer for us during the loss of Mike!
Your thoughtfulness will never be forgotten!
Tori & Brian Kreher
Justin & Kayla Jewell
Greg & Robin Hylton
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