Palm Sunday of the Passion of the Lord Bulletin - March 28, 2021
MASS WILL BE LIVE STREAMED
ON SATURDAY EVENING THIS WEEKEND.
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Live Stream Videos of Mass on YouTube.
Masses for Holy Week
Tuesday, March 30 at 2:00 p.m.
Chrism Mass at Cathedral in Belleville
Holy Thursday, April 1 at 7:00 p.m.
Adoration till 10:00 p.m.
Liturgy of Good Friday, April 2 at 7:00 p.m.
Holy Saturday/Easter Vigil April 3 at 8:00 p.m.
††LeRoy & Jeff Rosancki
††Joe & Lena Rapp
Easter Sunday, April 4 at 9:00 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
Monday thru Thursday 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Closed for Lunch Noon - 12:30 p.m.
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Collection March 20-21
Envelopes (47) $1,788
Loose $ 120
Needy in Parish (1) $ 20
CSMA (2) $ 150
CRS (2) $ 30
Cemetery (8) $ 505
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!
CONFIRMATION - FRIDAY, APRIL 9 AT 6:00 P.M.
Please pray for and support our Confirmandi. Seating limited to Confirmandi and their family, but everyone can view it live-streamed that evening, on our YouTube Channel.
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.
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.
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. (full)
Live-Streaming will be available, if technology allows us to do so, during Holy Thursday, Good Friday, and Holy Saturday.
GOOD FRIDAY REMINDER
Fasting age 18 until age 59. Abstinence from meat age 14 onwards. When fasting, a person is permitted to eat one full meal, as well as two smaller meals that together are not equal to a full meal.
PSR this Sunday at 9:30 a.m.
Easter Egg Hunt after mass Sunday, March 28. Birth-K hunt around Mary. 1st-3rd hunt in front of office. 4th and up hunt around playground. Canceled if raining.
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
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 26 at Piopolis Hall
2021 CSMA GOAL $11,570
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.
CRS RICE BOWLS
This Lent, we prayed, fasted and gave alms. Our Lenten journey with CRS Rice Bowl challenges us as we begin the Easter season to share the joy of having a loving God that is alive and accompanies us always. Let’s do the same by being present to our global family by caring for their material and spiritual needs. Turn in your CRS Rice Bowl as you enter church on table starting next weekend or donate online at crsricebowl.org/give. Twenty-five percent of what we collect will go to Hungry Hearts Summer Lunch Program for the youth in Hamilton County.
CATHOLIC CAMPAING FOR HUMAN DEVELOPMENT
is offering a local paid internship for Catholics in our diocese to help promote the important work of CCHD and to offer experience working with and on behalf of those in poverty. Please send your resume by April 8 to Cheryl Sommer, CCHD Diocesan Director at 618-624-2838 or firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
ANNUAL DIOCESAN SPRING BLESSING OF THE FARM
Tuesday, April 20, 2021 at 2:00 p.m.
Farm of Dale and Kay Haudrich
7903 State Route 156
Waterloo, Illinois 62298
Those attending are invited to bring seed and soil in marked containers along with animals and farm machinery to be blessed. Food for the poor and needy of the area will be collected. Pandemic health and safety protocols will be place. We look forward to having you join us!
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 email@example.com. 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
St. John the Baptist Parish would like to thank the family of Nathan Birkner, Jeff Reyling, and Fr. Slawomir Ptak for cleaning the fence at St. Clement of Rome Cemetery. We would also like to thank the Bonan Family for allowing us to clean the fence row between their property, and the cemetery.
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