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Twenty-Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time Bulletin - September 27, 2020


Masses for Twenty-Sixth Week in Ordinary Time


Tuesday, September 29 at 6:00 p.m.

†Ronda Glenn


Wednesday, September 30 at 8:00 a.m.

Living & Deceased Catholic Women of Hamilton County


First Friday, October 2 at 8:00 a.m.

††Francis & Eileen Hopfinger

Masses for Twenty-Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time


Saturday, October 3 at 5:00 p.m.

††George & Beulah Vincent, ††Donald & Viola Grubb


Sunday, October 4 at 8:30 a.m.

††John & Birdie Anselment, ††Ed & Hilda Kirsch

We are needing and 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

Tuesday 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 (42) $1,615

Loose $ 58

CSMA (2) $ 300

Religious Retirement (1) $ 20

Building (10) $ 190

Parking Lot (2) $ 500

Total $2,683

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. We are still looking for a 4th/5th Grade Teacher. You may begin teaching while your credentials are being processed. Please look into your hearts and volunteer to share your knowledge to the future of our church. Contact me to volunteer.

Megan Woodrow, CRE


PSR Welcome Letter 2020-21
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PSR Registration Form 2020-21
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HOLY NAME MEETING

Monday, September 28 at 7:00 p.m. Mask & Social Distancing Required. No Refreshments



ST. ELIZABETH'S ALTAR SODALITY MEETING

Sunday, October 4 after Mass. Masks & Social Distancing Required



BELLEVILLE DIOCESAN COUNCIL OF CATHOLIC WOMEN

Virtual Annual Convention "Connecting With God in a Virtual World" will be on October 14 or any day after that. Sessions located on website: http://dps.diobelle.org/2020-convention-info. Mass at 12:15 p.m. with Bishop McGovern



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: $27,300 of $74,000 project.



MARK YOUR CALEDNARS

One Strong Youth Ministry


FISH FRY - DRIVE THRU ONLY


SATURDAY, OCTOBER 10 after Mass


Fish, Fries and Hushpuppies


No Charge ~ Donations APPRECIATED



REMINDER

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



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. The first St. Andrew Dinner will be Sunday, September 27, at Gibault Catholic High School beginning at 4:00 PM. The afternoon includes supper and input from a recently ordained priest, Fr. Nick Fleming, followed by Q&A about the life of a Catholic Priest. 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



FEAST OF THE HOLY ROSARY & OCTOBER IS PRO-LIFE MONTH

Bishop McGovern will pray the Rosary on October 7 at 3:00 pm - Cathedral of St. Peter.

It will be live-streamed. Please join and pray at: www.cathedralbelle.org. St. Michael the Archangel & God's Cause on Earth. Free prayer card available as you exit.



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



2020 MISSAL

Starting this weekend you can pick up Missal to use during mass. This is yours to keep and you may bring with you when you attend Mass or to keep at home. Remember to take with you when you leave Mass.



RECONCILATION

Tuesday, October 6 at 5:00 p.m. To attend contact office to reserve your time.



ST. FRANCIS OF ASSISI DAY ~ BLESSING OF ANIMALS IN OUR PARISH

Sunday, October 4 at 2:45 p.m. at St. John the Baptist.



RESERVE YOUR DAY TO ATTEND MASS

It is important to call or email office to reserve a day to attend mass.

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 NOTES

As of today, seven months into the current Catholic Service & Ministry Appeal (CSMA) year, 27 parishes have not yet reached half of their target goal. Our Parish goal is at 26% of its $11,858 goal set by CSMA. We have $8,732 remaining to meet our goal. I know you are aware of the wonderful work our diocesan agencies and departments do in serving the people of southern Illinois. These agencies and all those they serve are depending on us again this year. Please consider making a contribution in whatever amount you are able. Every gift is important, no matter the amount. Thank you so very much for your ongoing support, your consideration of this request and all you do.

Fr. Slawomir 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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