Third Sunday of Easter Bulletin ~ April 23, 2023
MASS WILL BE LIVE STREAMED
April 23 @ 8:30 A.M.
Mass Intentions for Third Week of Easter
Tuesday, April 25 at 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday, April 26 at 8:00 a.m.
†Fr. Joseph Trapp
Thursday, April 27 at 8:00 a.m.
Living & Deceased Martin Anselment Family
Mass Intentions for Fourth Sunday of Easter ~ Good Shepherd Sunday
Saturday, April 29 at 5:00 p.m. - Live Stream
††Gus, Agatha, & Howard Karcher
††Albert, Lucille, & Larry Nice
Sunday, April 30 at 8:30 a.m.
All Parish Sunday
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 ~ April 24-28
Monday ~ Closed
Tuesday - Thursday ~ 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.
23: PSR Classes 9:30 a.m.
23: No Adult Bible Study
23: High School Senior Scholarship awarded at the end of Mass.
23: High School Senior Recognition Breakfast after Mass.
25: Ladies Quilting 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. McLeansboro hall.
26: Diocesan Farm Blessing 3 miles north of Enfield 1:00 p.m.
27: AA/NA Meeting 7:00 p.m. McLeansboro Hall
29: Auction of school and rectory items at Dahlgren 9:30 a.m. All proceeds from the auction will go to St. John Nepomucene Cemetery Fund.
30: PSR Classes and Adult Bible Study 9:30 a.m. - Last Day of Classes
1: Holy Name Society Meeting 7:00 p.m.
2: Ladies Quilting 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. McLeansboro hall.
4: AA/NA Meeting 7:00 p.m. McLeansboro Hall
5: Visit for Sacrament of Penance & Eucharist for sick and homebound. Contact office for appointment.
7: St. Elizabeth's Altar Sodality Meeting 9:30 a.m.
7: PSR teachers Meeting 9:30 a.m. in high school classroom.
9: Ladies Quilting 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. McLeansboro hall.
11: AA/NA Meeting 7:00 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.
PLASTIC TOTE BY OFFICE DOOR
Living Faith Books (April-June) & Books are located at each door in church.
AA & NA MEETING - MCLEANSBORO HALL
Alcohol & Narcotic Anonymous Meeting
Every Thursday Night
For more information contact Jim Bell 618-387-1077
FRANCISAN AT HOME:
Come grow, come explore a really bright sign of hope: https://franciscanathome.com/. 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.
PILGRIMAGE TO HOLY LAND
Diocese of Belleville CRS is Hosting
A Pilgrimage of Peace to the Holy Land
December 2-13, 2024
Pilgrimage includes visits to Nazareth, Cana, Sea of Galilee, Mt. Tabor, Mt. of Beatitudes, Jericho, Jerusalem, Bethlehem, CRS Projects in the area, and more! For more information or to sign-up contact Cheryl Sommer at 618-624-2838 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
WORLWIDE MARRIAGE ENCOUNTER WEEKEND
May 5-7 ~ Cape Girardeau, MO
August 4-6 and September 29-October 1 ~ St. Peters, MO
An experience for married couples to rekindle romance, enhance meaningful communication, and deepen and renew commitment. For more information or to apply, go to wwme.org, or call Terry & Eric Engholm at 314-649-7317.
CATHOLIC SERVICE AND MINISTRY APPEAL (CSMA)
Financial Target $10,630 ~ Pledge-to-Date $4,421
Your contribution to CSMA enables the Office of Education to impact the lives of over 9,500 students at 25 Catholic grade schools, three Catholic high schools and in PSR classes throughout our Belleville Diocese. If you haven’t already done so, we prayerfully ask you to consider making a gift to The 2023 Appeal today, no amount is too large or too small!
RESPECT LIFE CORNOR UPCOMING EVENTS
April 27 at 6:00 pm
St. Clare Church Hall - O'Fallon, IL
“How did Illinois Become an Abortion Destination?”
Guest Speaker - Mary Kate Xander ~ Executive Director, Illinois Right to Life
Join us for appetizers and desserts!
Saturday, April 29
Rally at 11:00 am ~ March at 12:00 pm
Starting across from Union Station at Aloe Plaza and finishing at the Arch Grounds.
Register at STLMarch.com
CATHOLIC HOME MISSIONS APPEAL (CHMA) COLLECTION ~ APRIL 29-30
Next week we will take up the CHMA. Today, nearly 40% of the dioceses in the US and its territories are unable to fund the essential pastoral work their communities need. Your support of this appeal helps them meet these faith formation and sacramental needs. Please prayerfully consider how you can support this appeal. More information, click below to read Bishop McGovern letter and flyer or go online to www.usccb.org/home/missions.