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Twenty-Ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time Bulletin - October 18, 2020


Mass will not be live streamed this weekend. Please tune in with us again on October 24 at 5:00 p.m.



Masses for Twenty-Ninth Week in Ordinary Time

Weekday Masses - October 20-22: Elsewhere

Masses for Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Saturday, October 24 at 5:00 p.m.

†Debbie Wuebbels, Living & Deceased Charles T. Aydt Family, †Dean Rubenacker


Sunday, October 25 at 8:30 a.m.

†Donnie Lueke, †Mr. & Mrs. Francis Ptak

We are still accepting Mass Intentions



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

Wednesday thru Friday

8:00 am - 12:00 pm

12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Visit Parish Website For

Bulletins: New & Old

Calendar

Photo Gallery

Monthly Ministry List

https://hamiltoncountycatholic.org/


Sunday Collection

Envelopes (49) $1,815

Loose $ 40

Religious Retirement (1) $ 50

One Strong (2) $ 75

Scholarship (2) $ 15

Cemetery (2) $ 125

Total $2,120

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. In the midst of COVID-19, our Parish still needs to operate. Thank you for being generous, during this difficult time!



Pray For The Sick And Homebound

Edith Haas, Larry Hunt, Marie Hopkins, Bill Lueke, James Frey, Bob Wilson, Vickie Rapp Grant, Kent Karcher, Larry Nice, Paul & Helen Wellen, & Kenneth 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.


PSR NEWS

PSR Sundays at 9:30 am.

Sunday, October 25

Car Line Up 4:00-4:45 p.m. ~ Kids Start 5:00 p.m.

Signup your trunk with Megan Woodrow 618-838-4430, dresjbpiopolis@gmail.com, or on sheet at the back of the church. All treats must be in treat bags and no homemade goodies this year. Masks and social distancing required.



66TH ANNUAL HOLY NAME SHOOTING MATCH

Holy Name Society would like to thank all those who attended, bought raffle tickets, donated to the raffle, and helped at the Shooting Match. Special thanks to the One Strong Mission Group. Winners of the raffle are:

· Shotgun or $500 from Alliance Coal - Chad Hamson

· Precision 7800 John Deere from SN Partners - Chad Hamson

· $100 Cash from Eric Rawls of Jeff Donoho Insurance - Sonny Anselment

· $100 gift certificate from Nutrien Ag Solution - Steve Coy

· $100 gift certificate from Aydt's Hardware - Clay Rapp

· $100 gift certificate from Wabash Valley - Benji Bernard

· $100 gift certificate from H&R Agri-Power - Kasmo

· $50 Cash from Christopher Johnson from Pioneer Seed - Clay Rapp

· $50 Wal-Mart gift card from Archie & Kristy Bowers - Jacob Garrow

· 2 - 15 lb box of fish from McPeak's Fish Market - Richard Phelps & Dan Simmons

· Gift Basket from Banterra - Louis Hammersley

· Gift Card from Peoples National Bank - Susan Johnson



VIEW PARISH WEBSITE GALLARY TO SEE NEW PICTURES

Rosary Rally

One Strong Mission

Holy Name Shooting Match



ST. ELIZABETH'S ALTAR SODALITY

In honor of Pro-Life Month, will be collecting donations for the NEW Pregnancy Help Center in Carmi Throughout October.

Items we are collecting:

· Baby items

· Baby clothes up to 12 months

· New and gently used Maternity clothing

· Financial Donations

· Prayers GREATLY Appreciated!!

Please place all donations in the basket in the church entry. Last day to drop off items will be November 1, 2020.




HANDICAP/ELDERLY ACCESSIBLE PARKING LOT

Concrete is all poured for parking lot and will be able to use here soon. Donations are still be accepted for this project. Pledged to date: $27,400 of $74,000 project.



REMINDER

Please contact office for funerals and baptisms. For weddings contact office six months before.



CSMA GOAL

Target ~ $11,858

Pledged to Date ~ $3,526



PLASTIC TOTE BY OFFICE DOOR

There are printed bulletin and Living Faith Books (October - December) are in plastic tote by office door for those who would like receive paper copy.



THE VOCATIONS OFFICE

Bishop Michael McGovern and Fr. Nick Junker are inviting young men interested in learning more about the Catholic priesthood to participate in a St. Andrew Dinner. Young men, ages 14 thru 25, are invited to attend; parents are also welcome. If you are interested in attending, please contact Fr. Nick Junker at (618) 722-5035 or e-mail njunker@diobelle.org. To learn more go to: https://www.diobelle.org/vocations



BOXES OF JOY ARE BACK!

Cross Catholic Outreach is the sponsor and is a Catholic organization who gives boxes to poor children living in poverty outside the U.S., during Christmas. Your Box of Joy may be the only Christmas gift a child receives! Pickup yours as you exit church or in the hall. Inside each box provides more information on what to include in each box and a shipping form that will need to include $9 for shipping cost. If you have any question, contact the office. Return boxes to the back of church or to the office.

Return boxes ~ November 8-9



HAMILTON COUNTY KIDS CHRISTMAS

They will not be doing this program this year. So, if you normally do this, you might want to consider taking a Box of Joy. Boxes are located as you exit church and due back November 8-9.



RESERVE YOUR DAY TO ATTEND MASS

It is important to call or email office to reserve a day to attend mass, before 2:00 p.m. Friday.

618-648-2490 OR catholic@hamiltoncom.net

If you leave a message, please leave your name, number, and day you want to attend.


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PASTOR'S NOTE

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 me 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 basket during mass, or send via email to catholic@hamiltoncom.net to the office by 10:00 am on Thursday, October 29. I will be gone October 17-23. In case of an emergency, please contact neighboring church. Fr. Ptak

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St. John The Baptist

Administrative Pastor
Fr. Slawomir Ptak 648-2490
RCIA Director
Deacon Archie Bowers 231-1601
Parish Secretary
Rachel Hopfinger 648-2490
PSR
Megan Woodrow: 838-4430

CYM

Robbilyn Coy: 267-1398

Trustees
Mike Karcher & Shelley Allen

Parish Office
7598 Piopolis Road, McLeansboro, IL 62859-4706

Phone: 618-648-2490

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