Twenty-Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time Bulletin - September 26, 2021
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 Twenty-Sixth Week in Ordinary Time
Tuesday, September 28 at 6:00 p.m.
††Floyd & Norma Collins
††Paul & Kay Lueke
Wednesday, September 29 at 8:00 a.m.
First Friday, October 1 at 8:00 a.m.
Special Intention for MK
First Friday Holy Hour 8:30-9:30 a.m.
Mass Intentions for Twenty-Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time
Saturday, October 2 at 5:00 p.m.
††Charles & Rosa Bond
Sunday, October 3 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 September 18-19
Envelopes (48) $2,158
Loose $ 37
Youth (3) $ 3
Need in Parish (2) $ 55
Religious Diocesan Priests (7) $ 100
Church Fans (1) $2,465
Food Pantry (2) $ 70
Building (13) $ 355
One Strong (2) $ 100
Mass Intentions (2) $ 20
SJB Cemetery (1) $ 5
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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20-26: Father Ptak will be gone on vacation. In case of an emergency, please contact neighboring parish.
26: PSR Classes 9:30 a.m.
27: Holy Name Meeting 7:00 p.m.
1: Fr. Ptak First Friday Visit for Sacrament of Penance & Eucharist by appointment, call Parish office.
3: PSR Classes 9:30 a.m.
3: St. Elizabeth's Altar Sodality Meeting 9:30 a.m. in hall.
4-7: Fr. Slawomir Ptak attending Diocese of Belleville Convocation for Priest in St. Louis.
10: PSR Classes 9:30 a.m.
10: Beginning stages of trip to Rome information meeting 10:30 a.m. in hall.
10: Holy Name Shooting Match Noon - Concessions by One Strong Youth Ministry
16: Rosary Rally Noon at McLeansboro Courthouse Gazebo
17: PSR Classes 9:30 a.m.
21: KC #7118 Meeting at Enfield and KC #8745 Meeting at Dahlgren at 7:00 p.m.
24: PSR Classes 9:30 a.m.
24: Parish Trunk or Treat new parking lot west of church 5:00 p.m.
30: One Strong Haunted House & Chili Supper 6:00 p.m.
31: PSR Classes 9:30 a.m.
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.
CATHOLIC HEART WORK CAMP SUMMER 2023 MISSION TRIP/ PILRIMAGE TO ROME
A meeting regarding CHWC summer 2023 mission trip/pilgrimage to Rome will be held in the basement on October 10th right after religion class, around 10:30. The trip will be for anyone who will be in the 10th grade and up. Any adult interested in going will have to complete all diocesan volunteer paperwork.
For additional information contact Michele Lueke or Robbilyn Coy or go to https://heartworkcamp.com/rome-assisi/
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.
Click on file below to view worker list.
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.
BELLEVILLE DIOCESAN COUNCIL OF CATHOLIC WOMEN ANNUAL CONVENTION
Wednesday, October 13at Camp Ondessonk
Spend the day and reflect on “Caring for our Common Home”...as we care for one another. Our guest speakers will be Sheila Hopkins, former president of the National CCW, and Nolan Hurst, Camping Services Director at Camp Ondessonk. Come gather with your sisters in Christ from throughout the diocese as we celebrate Mass with Bishop McGovern, share our faith, and learn ways to care for each other and our common home. St. Elizabeth's Ladies will pay for any lady wanting to go.Contact Bethany Wellen to register.
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
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 The 2021 Appeal today.
PLASTIC TOTE BY OFFICE DOOR
Living Faith Books (October - December) & Books are located at each door in church.
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 - IN PERSON
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.
Boxes will be available for pickup starting next weekend at each door. Simply fill the box for a boy or girl (inside box is a item suggestion page) and return box by the weekend of October 30-31 to the back of church or drop it off at the office.
For questions or more information, contact the office.
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.