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Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time Bulletin ~ February 19, 2023


FEBRUARY 18 @ 5:00 P.M.

Mass Intentions for the Seventh Week in Ordinary Time

Tuesday, February 21 at 6:00 p.m.

††Pat & Theresa Collins Family

††Danny, David, & Betty Anselment

Ash Wednesday Masses

Wednesday, February 22 at 8:00 a.m.

†Kenneth Karcher

†Joyce Schilly

Wednesday, February 22 at 6:00 p.m.

††Robert & Rodney Aydt and Deceased Georg Roesch Family

†Richard Anselment

†Andy Kellmann

Mass Intentions for the First Sunday of Lent

Saturday, February 25 at 5:00 p.m.

All Parish Family

Sunday, February 26 at 8:30 a.m.

†Brenda Lueke

†Robert Wellen

†Annette Hart

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.

Office Hours February 20-24

Monday ~ Closed

Tuesday through Friday ~ 8:00 - 2:00 p.m.

Closed for Lunch ~ Noon - 12:30 p.m.

Visit Parish Website For

Bulletins: New & Old


Photo Gallery

Monthly Ministry List

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 offering in collection box or in the mailbox by Parish office front door.

Watch bulletin for more details.


  • 19: PSR Classes and Adult Bible Study 9:30 a.m.

  • 21: Ladies Quilting 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. McLeansboro hall.

  • 23: NA Meeting 7:00 p.m. McLeansboro Hall

  • 24: KC #8745 Drive-Thru Fish Fry 5:00-7:00 p.m. Dahlgren Hall

  • 24: KC #7118 Fish Fry 5:00-7:00 p.m. Enfield Hall

  • 24: AA Meeting 7:00 p.m. McLeansboro Hall

  • 26: Stations of the Cross 8:00 a.m.

  • 26: PSR Classes and Adult Bible Study 9:30 a.m.

  • 28: Ladies Quilting 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. McLeansboro hall.

  • 28: Building & Grounds Meeting 7:00 p.m.


  • 2: NA Meeting 7:00 p.m. McLeansboro Hall

  • 3: Visit for Sacrament of Penance & Eucharist for sick and homebound. Contact office for an appointment.

  • 3: Social Committee Fish Fry 5:00-7:00 p.m. Piopolis Hall

  • 3: AA Meeting 7:00 p.m. McLeansboro Hall

  • 4-5 & 11-12: Two Week Bulletin. Please have bulletin announcements to office by 10:00 a.m. on March 2.

  • 5: Stations of the Cross 8:00 a.m.

  • 5: PSR Classes and Adult Bible Study 9:30 a.m.

  • 5: St. Elizabeth's Altar Sodality Meeting 9:30 a.m.

  • 6-10: Office Closed


Starting at 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. at the McLeansboro hall. Everyone is welcomed and if you don't know how to quilt, this is a great way to learn. For more information contact Phyllis Wuebbels 618-895-4895 or Sharon Bigley 618-736-2964.


Marie Hopkins

James Frey

Bob Wilson

Kent Karcher

Paul & Helen Wellen

Mary Karcher

Deacon Alfred Karcher

Leo Aydt

Paula Campbell

Clem Aydt

Tillie Kaufman

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.


Next week, our parish will take up the 139th annual National Black and Indian Mission Collection. Our support of this collection helps build the Church in African American, Native American, and Alaska Native communities from coast to coast. Schools, parish religious education programs, and diocesan ministries depend on your generosity to help them spread the Gospel of Jesus Christ! Please be generous in this collection next weekend.

Envelopes are located in your envelope packet.


  • Weekly bulletins

  • Living Faith Books (January-March) & Books are located at each door in church.


Narcotic Anonymous Meetings

Every Thursday Night

7:00 p.m.

Alcohol Anonymous Meeting

Every Friday Night

7:00 p.m.

For more information contact Jim Bell 618-387-1077


Come grow, come explore a really bright sign of hope: It is the most in-depth and faithful array of true formation workshops ever created. Throughout the workshop, your active engagement will be requested; the workshops are not designed for passive viewing only. With a focus upon your mission to join the saints in glory, over 200 workshops in English and in Spanish are available right now, and every month new workshops are added. Click the link below for step by step instruction to register you and everyone else in your family. If you have questions, you can contact Andrea Short or parish office.

FaH User Registration Instructions
Download PDF • 650KB


for tax purposes are available alphabetically by last name, at the back of church by the bulletins. Don't forget to pick yours up!

SAVE-THE-DATE ~ JUNE 24 @ 4:00 P.M.

Fr. Mark Reyling 25th Anniversary of Ordination to the Priesthood


St. John the Baptist Feast Day Mass & Great Celebration


CRS Rice Bowl

During 40 days of Lent, we will reflect on global hunger. Pick up your family's Rice Bowl, after Ash Wednesday Masses at any door of church. For more information go to or click on file below.

Rice Bowl
Download PDF • 90KB

Food Pantry Collection

Collection tubs located at back of church and downstairs in the hall, during Lent.

All items will be delivered to Turning Point Food Pantry.

Cross Catholic Outreach Wells of Salvation

This is a new program to our Parish. Pray, fast and give to build 69 clean water wells for communities in Ghana, Malawi, and Zambia. To learn more go to or click on file below.

Wells of Salvation
Download PDF • 338KB


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