Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time - July 18, 2021
MASS WILL BE LIVE STREAMED SATURDAY.
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Masses for the Sixteenth Week in Ordinary Time
Masses this week will be at 5:30 p.m., due to Vacation Bible School
Tuesday, July 20 at 5:30 p.m.
††Floyd & Norma Collins
Wednesday, July 21 at 5:30 p.m.
†Joseph Mayberry, Sr.
Thursday, July 22 at 5:30 p.m.
Closing VBS Mass & VBS Quilt Raffle
For Vacation Bible School Youth
Masses for Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time
First World Day for Grandparents & Elderly
Saturday, July 24 at 5:00 p.m.
Sunday, July 25 at 8:30 a.m.
All Grandparents & Elderly of Our Parish
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, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Closed for Lunch Noon - 12:30 p.m.
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Bulletins: New & Old
Monthly Ministry List
Collection July 11-12
Envelopes (65) $2,254
Loose $ 125
Peter's Pence (2) $ 30
One Strong (1) $ 50
Scholarship (2) $ 20
Cemetery (1) $ 300
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.
July 25 after Mass. This is training is for all new people who want to lector during Mass.
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.
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18: Noon KC #8745 Washer Tournament at Dahlgren
19-22: St. John the Baptist Vacation Bible School - in the evening.
23-26: Co-Ed Slow Pitch Softball Tournament at Piopolis. Concessions by One Strong.
25: Lector Training after Mass.
2: 7:00 p.m. Holy Name Meeting
13-15: Co-Ed Slow Pitch Softball Tournament at Piopolis. Concessions by One Strong Mission Group.
15: KC #7118 BBQ - 11:00 am till 1:30 p.m. - St. Patrick, Enfield
19: 7:00 p.m. KC #7118 Meeting at Enfield and KC #8745 Meeting at Dahlgren
LADIES' COOKBOOK IS NOW AVAILABLE TO ORDER!
This NEW cookbook includes over 350 mouth-watering recipes and includes a free digital download for each purchase! Cookbooks are $15 each and signups are at each door at church. Estimated arrival is August 7-8. Please include your phone number and number of books you would like to order. Payments should be made to St. Elizabeth's Altar Sodality and placed in the collection box or mailed/dropped off to the parish office in a sealed envelope with order information.
For questions, contact Andrea Short (618) 214-1275 or Bethany Wellen (618) 927-6938.
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Please contact office for funerals and baptisms. For weddings contact office six months before.
JANITOR ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST & ST. CLEMENT OF ROME HALL
Looking for someone to clean the hall at St. John the Baptist and St. Clement of Rome. If interested please contact the office.
2021 CSMA GOAL $11,540
Pledged $5,580. YOU have the opportunity to support the six men who have answered "YES" to God's call to serve in the Priesthood of Jesus Christ in our Belleville Diocese. The annual cost for each of our seminarians is approximately $47,000. Funding from The Catholic Service and Ministry Appeal helps support the expenses of our seminarians and Vocation Office; your pledge or one-time gift is truly an investment in our faith and the life of the Church here in southern Illinois. Please continue to pray for vocations and consider donating today!
VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL
July 19 - 22 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. For incoming Pre-K thru 6th Graders
July 19: 5:30 p.m. start with dinner
July 20-21: 5:30 p.m. start with mass
July 22: 5:30 p.m. Closing VBS Mass & Quilt Raffle Drawing
Still not too late to sign up for VBS or volunteer, please contact
Cara Bowling 618-308-2166
Lynn Smith 618-839-8201
Rachel Hopfinger 618-648-2490
Still have spots open to donate cookies, brownies, or rice crispy treats for VBS, signup sheet at each door.
VBS Quilt Raffle (Only Raffle Item)
Tickets available to purchase or pickup starting this weekend at the back of church. $1 each or $5 for 6. You can place tickets along with money in collection basket by July 18. Those kids attending VBS will be sent home with tickets on first night. Drawing will take place at the end of 5:30 p.m. Mass on July 22.
PLASTIC TOTE BY OFFICE DOOR
Living Faith Books (July - September)
HIGH SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENT
Leslie Grubb daughter of Brad & Erika Grubb
Post Graduation Plans: Southern Illinois University Carbondale-Civil Engineering
"Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go.” Joshua 1:9
CO-ED SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT AT PIOPOLIS BALL FIELD
Friday, July 23 (6-8 pm)
Saturday, July 24 (10 am - 8 pm)
Sunday, July 25 (Noon-6 pm)
Concession stand provided by One Strong Mission. Come out and enjoy some good food and support our youth!
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.
Wake up to a new spiritual you by subscribing to The Messenger! Online at www.bellevillemessenger.org or call our office at 618-233-8670.
KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS #8745 ANNUAL WASHER TOURNAMENT
Sunday, July 18 at Dahlgren Hall
Registration begins at 12:30 with play beginning at 1:00 p.m. Refreshments available. Come join us for a fun afternoon.
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.
MASS FOR MAITENANCE/CUSTODIAL WORKERS
Bishop Michael McGovern is inviting paid and volunteer maintenance and custodial personnel to attend a special Mass in to mark the Year of St. Joseph.
Sunday, August 8, 8:30 a.m. at St. Mary Church, Belleville
Sunday, August 29, 5 p.m. at St. Mary, Mt. Vernon.
A reception will follow each Mass. If you are able to attend please contact directly the diocesan Office of Worship at (618) 722-5040 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
DIOCESE PROSITIONS AVAILABLE
Director of: Faith Formation & Youth Ministry and Hispanic Ministry
To apply or more information click on flyers below or email email@example.com by August 1.
PHASE 5 UPDATE MASS & GUIDELINES - REVISED UPADES - JUNE 8, 2021
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