Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe Bulletin - November 21, 2021
MASS WILL BE LIVE STREAMED SUNDAY at 8:30 a.m.
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Church Reopening Resources Guidelines - as of August 30, 2021
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Masses for the Thirty-Fourth Week of Ordinary Time
Monday, November 22 at 10:00 a.m.
Funeral Mass for Larry Nice at St. John Nepomucene
Rosary at 9:30 a.m.
Tuesday, November 23 at 6:00 p.m.
††Floyd & Norma Collins
Wednesday, November 24 at 8:00 a.m.
††Lee & Charlene Rubenacker
Thursday, November 25 at 8:00 a.m.
††Francis & Eileen Hopfinger
Mass for The First Sunday of Advent (Beginning Liturgical Year 2022)
Saturday, November 27 at 5:00 p.m.
Sunday, November 28 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 Wednesday 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Closed for Lunch Noon - 12:30 p.m.
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Monthly Ministry List
Collection November 13-14
Envelopes (66) $2,683
Loose $ 32
Hall (2) $ 130
SJB Building (10) $ 315
SJN Building (1) $ 40
PSR (1) $ 25
Mass Intentions (14) $ 140
SJB Cemetery (1) $ 25
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.
ST. JOSEPH PRAYER
Hail, Guardian of the Redeemer, spouse of the Blessed Virgin Mary. To you God entrusted his only Son; in you Mary placed her trust; with you Christ became man. Blessed Joseph, to us too, show yourself a father and guide us in the path of life. Obtain for us grace, mercy and courage, and defend us from every evil. Amen.
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21: PSR Classes 9:30 a.m.
21: Funeral Visitation for Larry Nice at St. John Nepomucene 5:00-8:00 p.m.
28: No PSR Classes
3: Fr. Ptak First Friday Visit for Sacrament of Penance & Eucharist by appointment, call Parish office.
5: PSR Classes 9:30 a.m.
5: One Strong Youth Mission Breakfast Fundraiser 9:30 a.m.
12: PSR Classes 9:30 a.m.
16: KC #7118 Meeting at Enfield and KC #8745 Meeting at Dahlgren at 7:00 p.m.
19: PSR Christmas Program & Santa Visit after Mass
19: Decorate for Christmas after Mass
19: PSR Classes 9:30 a.m.
26: No PSR Classes
REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS FOR MOWING & GROUNDS KEEPING AT ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST CHURCH & CEMETERY
Anyone interested submitting a bid or proposal for the above work for at least calendar years 2022 - 2023 please mail, email or deliver your proposal to the parish office by November 24, 2021. A summary of the tasks included is available from the parish office.
ST. ELIZABETH'S ALTAR SODALITY
Thank you to all who have pre-ordered cookbooks. The second round of orders has been placed. We are hoping they will be in before Christmas, but with current manufacturing and shipping challenges it is not guaranteed. If you would like to still order a cookbook we should have extra copies available. Please sign up on the sheet in the back of church or call the office to get on the list. If you have already ordered and have not paid, you may either place cash or a check made out to "St. Elizabeth's Altar Sodality" in the collection box in an envelope marked "cookbook" or drop off or mail your payment to the office. You can also use PayPal to pay. Contact Andrea Short to pay via Paypal or with any questions at 618-214-1275.
Thank you for your continued support! God Bless!
CHRISTMAS MEMORIALS FOR NEEDY IN THE PARISH
Once again, in your envelope packet for December 5 is a green envelope marked, Christmas Memorial for Needy in Parish. If you would like a memorial in Christmas booklet in memory of your loved one(s), please place name(s) in this envelope and drop in the collection box or mail 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
On behalf of the ministries and programs funded by The Catholic Service and Ministry Appeal and those they serve, we thank you for your prayers and continued generosity to the 2021 campaign. May you and your families feel the warmth of God’s love and the comfort of His peace at Thanksgiving and always.
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.
WORLDWIDE MARRIAGE ENCOUNTER
December 3-5 at the Courtyard Marriott Hotel St. Peters, MO. For more information or to apply, go to wwme.org, or call Terry & Eric Engholm at 314-649-7317.
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.
CATHOLIC CAMPAIGN FOR HUMAN DEVELOPMENT (CCHD)
Please be generous in this week’s special collection for the CCHD. In the United States, one in six people lives in poverty. With this collection, you support programs in our diocese and throughout the country that address the causes of poverty and provide a sustainable future for those who struggle. across the country. In addition, 25% of the funds we collect will remain in our diocese to fund local antipoverty initiatives. Please prayerfully consider how you can support this collection and work on the margins. Envelopes are located in you envelope packet.
CONCERT OF THANKSGIVING & HOPE BY THE BACK SOCIETY OF ST. LOUIS
November 28 at 3:00 p.m.
Door Open 2:30 p.m.
St. Clare of Assisi - O'Fallon
A free community concert where we will celebrate the “heroes” of the pandemic and pay tribute to all who lost their lives due to COVID-19. The Most Reverend Bishop Michael McGovern, Kim and Jim Sabella of Wolfersberger Funeral Home, and St. Clare Parish are sponsoring this concert as a gift to area communities. Advanced registration for the free tickets is needed due to limited seating capacity. Please visit bachsociety.org/community21 for tickets.
2022 TRIP TO GUATEMALA SISTER PARISHES
Missions International will be organizing a trip to sister parishes of Jalapa, Jutiapa, Izabal, and Peten on July 10-16, 2022.For more information, see flyer on bulletin board at each door of church. If you are interested in this trip or would like more information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or click on file below, before December 15.