Thirty-First Sunday in Ordinary Time Bulletin - October 31, 2021
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Mass Intentions for Thirty-First Week in Ordinary Time
All Saints Day (Not Holy Day of Obligation This Year)
Monday, November 1 at 6:00 p.m.
Living & Deceased Joseph & Magdalena Kaufman Family
Special Intention for MK
The Commemoration of All the Faithful Departed - All Souls' Day
Tuesday, November 2
5:30 p.m. Holy Rosary for Faithful Departed
6:00 p.m. †Rich Miller, †Dr. Jess Manalang, †Bobby W. Harris
First Friday, November 5
8:00 a.m. Living & Deceased Catholic Women of Hamilton County
8:30 a.m. Holy Hour
Mass Intentions for Thirty-Second Sunday in Ordinary Time
Saturday, November 6 at 5:00 p.m.
All Parish Family
Sunday, October 31 at 8:30 a.m.
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 23-24
Envelopes (46) $1,323
Loose $ 48
Youth (1) $ 1
World Mission Sunday (16) $ 315
Mass Intentions (3) $ 30
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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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: Daylight Savings Time Ends - turn clocks back one hour on Saturday night at bedtime.
7: PSR Classes 9:30 a.m.
7: St. Elizabeth's Altar Sodality Feast Day Meeting with Donut Breakfast 9:30 a.m.
9: Fr. Ptak - Clergy Day at St. Mary, Mt. Vernon
10: Parish Council Meeting in Hall 6:00 p.m. Note date change.
13: KC #7118 Fish Fry at Enfield 5:00-7:00 pm
14: PSR Classes 9:30 a.m.
14: One Strong Youth Mission Breakfast Fundraiser 9:30 a.m.
14: Happy Birthday Fr. Slawomir Ptak
18: KC #7118 Meeting at Piopolis and KC #8745 Meeting at Dahlgren at 7:00 p.m.
21: PSR Classes 9:30 a.m.
REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS FOR MOWING & GROUNDS KEEPING AT ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST CHURCH & CEMETERY
Anyone interested submitting a bid or proposal for the above work for at least calendar years 2022 - 2023 please mail, email or deliver your proposal to the parish office by November 24, 2021. A summary of the tasks included is available from the parish office.
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.
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
7. Whoever shall have a true devotion for the rosary shall not die without the sacraments of the Church.
8. I shall deliver from purgatory those who have been devoted to the rosary.
9. Those who are faithful to recite the rosary shall have during their life and at their death the light of God and the plentitude of His graces; at the moment of death they shall participate in the merits of the saints in paradise.
10. The faithful children of the rosary shall merit a high degree of glory in heaven.
11. You shall obtain all you ask of me by the recitation of the rosary.
12. All those who propagate the holy rosary shall be aided by me in their necessities.
13. I have obtained from my Divine Son that all the advocates of the rosary shall have for intercessors the entire celestial court during their life and the hour of their death.
14. All who recite the rosary are my sons and brothers of my only Son Jesus Christ.
15. Devotion to my rosary is a great sign of predestination.
Please contact office for funerals and baptisms. For weddings contact office six months before.
2021 CSMA GOAL $11,570
Every dollar given to CSMA helps to fund 16 diocesan ministries and programs that provide spiritual, moral and physical aid to thousands of people throughout southern Illinois. Your gift can be made through your parish or online at www.diobelle.org and click on “Giving” or by mail; CSMA, 222 South Third Street, Belleville, IL 62220. It’s that simple! To learn more or have questions, contact Judy Phillips at 618-722-5007. Thank you so very much for your consideration!
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.