The Epiphany of the Lord Bulletin ~ January 8, 2023
MASS WILL BE LIVE STREAMED
JANUARY 7 @ 5:00 P.M.
Mass Intentions for the First Week in Ordinary Time
Tuesday, January 10 at 6:00 p.m.
For the repose of the soul of †Pope Benedict XVI
Wednesday, January 11 at 8:00 a.m.
For God's Blessings for All Contributors to the 2022 Christmas Memorials
Thursday, January 12 at 8:00 a.m.
††Joseph & Verla Bowling
Mass Intentions for the Second Sunday in Ordinary Time
Saturday, January 14 at 5:00 p.m. - (Live-Streamed)
All Parish Family
Sunday, January 15 at 8:30 a.m.
††Francis & Eileen Hopfinger
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 January 9-13
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
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.
7-8: Blessing of the chalk and gold jewelry during every mass.
8: PSR Classes and Adult Bible Study 9:30 a.m.
8: St. Elizabeth's Altar Sodality Meeting 9:30 a.m. upstairs classroom.
8: Christmas decorations will be taken down after PSR classes. All help appreciated.
9: Fr. Ptak Presbyteral Council Meeting Belleville 11:00 a.m.
10: Ladies Quilting 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. McLeansboro hall.
12: NA Meeting 7:00 p.m. McLeansboro Hall
13: AA Meeting 7:00 p.m. McLeansboro Hall
15: No Adult Bible Study
15: PSR Classes 9:30 a.m.
15: One Strong Biscuits & Gravy Breakfast Fundraiser 9:30 a.m.
17: Ladies Quilting 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. McLeansboro hall.
17: Parish Council Meeting 7:00 p.m.
19: KC #7118 Meeting at Piopolis 7:00 p.m. ~ Wild Game Night
19: KC #8745 Meeting at Dahlgren 7:00 p.m.
19: NA Meeting 7:00 p.m. McLeansboro Hall
20: AA Meeting 7:00 p.m. McLeansboro Hall
22: PSR Classes and Adult Bible Study 9:30 a.m.
24: Ladies Quilting 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. McLeansboro Hall
26: NA Meeting 7:00 p.m. McLeansboro Hall
27: AA Meeting 7:00 p.m. McLeansboro Hall
28: Dahlgren KC Drive Thru BBQ Fundraiser for Relay for Life 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
29: PSR Classes and Adult Bible Study 9:30 a.m.
31: Ladies Quilting 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. McLeansboro Hall
QUILTING EVERY TUESDAY
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.
PRAY FOR & REMEMBER THE SICK & HOMEBOUND
Paul & Helen Wellen
Deacon Alfred 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.
Please contact office for funerals and baptisms. For weddings contact office six months before.
2023 CSMA GOAL $10,630
The Society of St. Vincent de Paul truly serves the poorest of the poor through its Cosgrove’s Soup Kitchen, SVDP Thrift Store, Help Center and Night Drop-In Center. Men, women and children are provided the basic necessities of life – food, clothing and shelter – and the hope and the tools they need for a better tomorrow. Help St. Vincent de Paul serve those who have no place else to turn. Please make your gift to CSMA today.
PLASTIC TOTE BY OFFICE DOOR
Living Faith Books (January-March) & Books are located at each door in church.
NA & AA MEETINGS - MCLEANSBORO HALL
Narcotic Anonymous Meetings
Every Thursday Night
Alcohol Anonymous Meeting
Every Friday Night
For more information contact Jim Bell 618-387-1077
DIOCESE OF BELLEVILLE:
Envelopes are located in your envelope packet.
Remember to make your check payable to The Messenger.
TEENS ENCOUNTER CHRIST (TEC) RETREAT
Immaculate Conception, Columbia, IL
RESPECT LIFE CORNER
for tax purposes will be available alphabetically by last name, at the back of church starting the weekend of January 28-29.
MARTIN LUTHER KING CELEBRATION - CATHEDRAL OF ST. PETER, BELLEVILLE
Sunday, January 15 at Noon
Bishop Michael McGovern, Presiding
Message by Rev. Michael Atty, Executive Director Consultant for United Congregations of Metro-East. Featuring: Sister Thea Bowman Praise Dancers, St. Augustine of Hippo Church Choir, & St. Augustine of Hippo Youth. Sponsored by Diocesan Racial Justice and Equity Committee
WOLD MARRIAGE DAY - CATHEDRAL BASILICA OF ST. LOUIS
Sunday, February 12 at 2:30 p.m.
Auxiliary Bishop Mark S. Rivituso will celebrate a Mass and a reception will follow in Boland Hall. All married couples are invited to attend and celebrate the gift of marriage. World Marriage Day honors husband and wife as the foundation of the family – the basic unit of society. It emphasizes the faithfulness, sacrifice and joy of daily married life.