Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary Time Bulletin - October 24, 2021
Updated: Oct 27
MASS WILL BE LIVE STREAMED SATURDAY.
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Church Reopening Resources Guidelines - as of August 30, 2021
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Mass Intentions for Thirtieth Week in Ordinary Time
Tuesday, October 26 at 8:00 a.m.
Special Intention for God's Blessing for JB Family
Wednesday, October 27 at 8:00 a.m.
††Frank & Faye Anderson
††Xavier, Frances, Sarah, & Connor Roesch
Thursday, October 28 at 8:00 a.m.
Mass Intentions for Thirty-First Sunday in Ordinary Time
Saturday, October 30 at 5:00 p.m.
††Paul & Kay Mitsdarfer
††Floyd & Norma Collins
Sunday, October 31 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 October 16-17
Envelopes (53) $1,673
Loose $ 65
Youth (3) $ 3
Hall (1) $ 25
World Mission Sunday (1) $ 5
Mass Intentions (2) $ 20
SJB Cemetery (23) $ 920
SJB Cemetery (1) $ 50
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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24: PSR Classes 9:30 a.m.
24: Building & Grounds meeting after mass in hall.
24: Parish Trunk or Treat new parking lot west of church 5:00 p.m.
26: Weekday mass is at 8:00 a.m. this week.
30: One Strong Haunted House & Chili Supper 6:00 p.m.
31: Baptism Stella Rose Summerville daughter of Kyle & Emily (Lueke) after mass.
31: PSR Classes 9:30 a.m.
1: Holy Name Meeting 7:00 p.m.
1: Fr. Ptak - Presbyteral Council Meeting Belleville
5: Fr. Ptak First Friday Visit for Sacrament of Penance & Eucharist by appointment, call Parish office.
6: KC #7118 Hayride & Bonfire at Enfield 5:00 p.m.
7: PSR Classes 9:30 a.m.
7: St. Elizabeth's Altar Sodality Feast Day Meeting with Donut Breakfast 9:30 a.m.
ALL SOULS DAY ROSARY NOVEMEBR 2 AT 5:30 P.M.
All Souls Day is The Commemoration of All the Faithful Departed and we pray for all who have died. We pray for their redemption and forgiveness of their sins with the Holy Rosary. Anyone who would like their deceased relative's name to be read during the rosary lead by Fr. Ptak before mass on All Souls Day beginning at 5:30 p.m., please put their name(s) in an envelope and place in the collection box or send to office via email to email@example.com by October 28.
ST. ELIZABETH'S ALTAR SODALITY
Thanks everyone who bought cookbooks. We have sold out but we may possibly place another order, which would be in before Christmas. So if you didn't get a chance to grab one the first time, here's your second chance. There are signup sheets at each door. If we get enough interest in ordering more cookbooks, we will place another order. For questions contact Andrea Short 618-214-1275.
SENIOR SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS & FRESHMAN - JUNION SCHOLARSHIP GUIDELINES
These were handed out to youth in PSR class on September 19, available on Parish website, in High School classroom on bulletin board, & posted on One Strong and PSR Facebook page. You can also click links below to view them.
40 DAYS FOR LIFE - THE BEGINNING OF THE END OF ABORTION
September 22 - October 31, 2021 you are invited to join other Christians for 40 Days for Life – 40 days of prayer and fasting for an end to abortion. You are invited to stand and peacefully pray during a 40-day vigil in the public right-of-way outside Planned Parenthood 331 Salem Place Fairview Heights and to help spread the word about this important community outreach. If you’d like more information, please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or call Coalition For Life STL office at 314-827-4039. Or you may visit www.coalitionforlifestl.com and sign up for prayer hours on our Vigil Calendar.
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.
OCTOBER - MONTH OF MARY
The Fifteen Promises of Mary
Granted to Those Who
Recite the Rosary
6. Whoever shall recite the rosary devoutly, applying himself to the consideration of its sacred mysteries, shall never be conquered by misfortune. God will not chastise him in His justice; he shall not perish by an unprovided death; if he be just he shall remain in the grace of God and become worthy of eternal life.
Continue next week.
TRADE INDUSTRIES BINGO FUNDRAISER
TRADE Industries is having a BINGO fundraiser on Friday, October 29. The funds raised will go towards a pavilion at our new facility for our clients to enjoy. Bingo begins at 7:00 pm, but come early for a hamburger, hotdog, brat or Birkner’s BBQ sandwich beginning at 5:00 pm. Come join the fun and support a great cause.
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 $11,570
Your gift to The Catholic Service and Ministry Appeal helps Catholic Urban Programs provide food, clothing, shelter and assistance of every kind to people who lack the basic necessities of life to survive. If you haven’t yet done so, consider making a gift today to The Appeal and enable Catholic Urban to continue their important work.
PLASTIC TOTE BY OFFICE DOOR
Living Faith Books (October - December) & Books are located at each door in church.
CARBONDALE NEWMAN CENTER FALL GALA NOVEMBER 13
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HISTORY OF PIOPOLIS, ILLINOIS 1841-1888 BOOKS
The office has several copies, if you have not received your free copy, stop by during office hours and get a copy.
WORLDWIDE MARRIAGE ENCOUNTER
December 3-5 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.
Cross Catholic Outreach boxes are due back the October 30-31 weekend.
You can leave in the back of church, drop off at office, or upstairs in hall.
Reminder you do not need to include $9 for shipping and participation is voluntary.
If you got a box and didn't fill it, please return it. We can use them again next year.
EXCESS MASS INTENTIONS
If you are looking for a place to send excess mass intentions. Here you have an opportunity. A few years ago, Fr. Myron Effing's sister came and spoke at our parish about his work in Russia. Please see more information below and request list form.
ALL SOULS DAY MASS
Belleville Cathedral of St. Peter on November 2 at 11:00 a.m.
All parishioners and their families are invited to attend. Pray frequently for the generous Priests, Deacons & Bishops who have served our Churches.