The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Bulletin - August 15, 2021
MASS WILL BE LIVE STREAMED SUNDAY.
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Mass Intentions for Twentieth Week in Ordinary Time
Tuesday, August 17 at 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday, August 18 at 8:00 a.m.
†Fr. Joseph Thoonkuzky
Thursday, August 19 at 8:00 a.m.
††Lee & Charlene Rubenacker
†Fr. Albert Eugene Kreher 2nd Anniversary of His Death
Mass Intentions for Twenty-First Sunday in Ordinary Time
Saturday, August 21 at 5:00 p.m.
††Floyd & Norma Collins
†Joseph Mayberry, Sr.
Sunday, August 22 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
Tuesday thru Friday 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Closed for Lunch Noon - 12:30 p.m.
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Collection August 7-8
Envelopes (55) $2,093
Loose $ 100
Youth (3) $ 3
Building (1) $ 50
One Strong (1) $ 200
SJB Cemetery (1) $ 10
SJN Cemetery (1) $ 100
SCR Cemetery In Memory of
Edith Haas $ 255
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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13-15: Co-Ed Slow Pitch Softball Tournament at Piopolis. Concessions by One Strong Mission Group.
15: Scholarship Meeting 9:30 a.m. in office.
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
22: First Day of PSR & Backpack Blessing 9:30 a.m.
29: PSR 9:30 a.m.
BLESSING OF THE BACKPACKS & START OF PSR
OUTSIDE AROUND MARY STATUE
Sunday, August 22
Teachers and students of all ages are invited to take part in this event. Please bring your backpacks for this blessing.
PSR BEGINS AUGUST 22
The 2021-22 PSR School year is fast approaching. Start date will be August 22 at 9:30 am. PSR is open to all Parish children Pre-K - 12. Pre-K starts at age 4 and they must be potty trained. Registration forms are available at the entrance of the church. Please fill one out for each of your students and return them to the folder where you got them. Forms are available to download by clicking link below.
Pre-K - we are anticipating a large group for this class. If there are any parents who can help Rachel Hopfinger teach this class please let Megan know so I can get you the forms to fill out to be certified by the Diocese of Belleville. The classes required are all online.
Contact Megan Woodrow quickly so you can be certified by the time class starts or if you have any other questions at 618-838-4430 or email@example.com
PRAY FOR THE SICK & HOMEBOUND
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.
LADIES' COOKBOOK ARE IN!
Cookbooks are available for pickup at masses starting this weekend. If you have not paid yet, payments should be made to St. Elizabeth's Altar Sodality and cookbooks are $15.00 each. There are still cookbooks available for purchase starting this weekend.
For questions, contact Andrea Short (618) 214-1275 or Bethany Wellen (618) 927-6938.
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 $5,655. A special thanks to everyone who has so generously supported The 2021 Catholic Service and Ministry Appeal – we are most grateful. If you haven’t had an opportunity to make a gift as yet, we hope you will prayerfully consider doing so now.
Deacon Archie Bowers
PLASTIC TOTE BY OFFICE DOOR
Living Faith Books (July - September)
ST. ISADORE KC ANNUAL BBQ
Sunday, August 15 at St. Patrick's Church, Enfield
Drive-Thru Carry Outs / Limited Seating
Serving 11:00 a.m. till 1:30 p.m.
$12 donation per plate.
CO-ED SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT AT PIOPOLIS BALL FIELD
August 13 ~ 6:00-8:00 pm
August 14 ~ 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
August 15 ~ Noon-6:00 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.
HISTORY OF PIOPOLIS, ILLINOIS 1841-1888 BOOKS
The office has several copies, if you have not received one, stop by during office hours and get a copy.
WORLDWIDE MARRIAGE ENCOUNTER
IN-PERSON September 24-26 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.
DIOCESE PROSITIONS AVAILABLE
Communications & Social Media Specialist. Click on link below to view details.
FOOD PANTRY DONATIONS
Collection tubs located at back of church and in the upstairs hallway of the hall, during the month of August. Food donations will be delivered to the Turning Point Church Food Pantry. 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)
Dry packaged items
· instant mashed potatoes
· complete pancake mix
· Bisquick/baking mix
· breakfast cereals
· cornbread mix
· macaroni & cheese
· any type noodles/pasta
· oatmeal/cream of wheat
· crackers saltine/graham
· dried beans
· dried fruits
Canned fruits & vegetables
· fruit & applesauce
· mixed vegetables
· green beans
· pork & beans
· whole white potatoes
· sweet potatoes