Twenty-Third Sunday in Ordinary Time Bulletin - September 5, 2021
MASS WILL BE LIVE STREAMED SATURDAY.
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Mass Intentions for Twenty-Third Week in Ordinary Time
Tuesday, September 7 at 6:00 p.m.
St. Mary, Mt. Vernon
Priest Gathering/Prayer Service
Wednesday, September 8 at 8:00 a.m.
††Ruth & Fred Anderson
Thursday, September 9 at 8:00 a.m.
Mass Intentions for Twenty-Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time
Saturday, September 11 at 4:00 p.m. (Due to Fall Festival Parade)
For all Victims on the 20th Anniversary of September 11
Sunday, September 12 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 August 29-30
Envelopes (59) $1,678
Loose $ 37
Youth (2) $ 2
Haiti (6) $ 180
VBS (1) $ 40
One Strong (1) $ 25
Mass Intentions (8) $ 80
SJN Cemetery (1) $ 100
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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5: St. Elizabeth's Altar Sodality Meeting 9:30 a.m.
5: No PSR Classes
7: No Mass due to Priest Gathering/Prayers Service at St. Mary, Mt. Vernon
8: East Vicariate Priest/Deacon Meeting Noon at St. John the Baptist, Piopolis
11: Mass at 4:00 p.m. due to Fall Festival Parade
12: One Strong Youth Appreciation Breakfast 9:30 a.m. in hall.
12: PSR Classes 9:30 a.m.
13: Fr. Ptak - Presbyteral Council Meeting Belleville
16: KC #7118 Meeting at Enfield and KC #8745 Meeting at Dahlgren at 7:00 p.m.
19: PSR Classes 9:30 a.m.
26: PSR Classes 9:30 a.m.
27: Holy Name Meeting 7:00 p.m.
3: PSR Classes 9:30 a.m.
10: PSR Classes 9:30 a.m.
10: Holy Name Shooting Match Noon - Concessions by One Strong Youth Ministry
ST. ELIZABETH'S ALTAR SODALITY PRESIDENT
HOLY NAME SOCIETY PRESIDENT
BUIDING & GROUND COMMITTEE CHARIMAN
PAIRSH COUNCIL CHAIRMAN
Fr. Slawomir Ptak
OVERSEERS OF OUR CEMETERIES
St. Clement of Rome - Dk. Archie Bowers
St. John the Baptist - Devin Rubenacker
St. John Nepomucene - Curtis Richardson
PRAY FOR THE FALLEN & THEIR FAMILIES
NATURAL FAMILY PLANNING DAY
Join Bishop McGovern, Father Nick Fleming and medical professionals on September 12 at St. Clare Church, O’Fallon. 10:30 a.m. Mass followed with NFP Day and concludes at 4 p.m. Lunch is provided and families are welcome! Childcare will be provided. Please RSVP with number attending and ages of children to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
ST. ELEZABETH'S ALTAR SODALITY MEETING
Sunday, September 5 at 9:30 a.m. in Hall
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
Griffin Center, an agency that receives funding from The Catholic Service and Ministry Appeal, provides after-school and summer programs free of charge to 450+ children who live in public housing. With an emphasis on learning, homework assistance, computer labs and tutoring, Griffin Center gives these youngsters a chance for a brighter tomorrow. Be a part of their dreams and make your gift to this year’s Appeal today!
PLASTIC TOTE BY OFFICE DOOR
Living Faith Books (July - September)
ONE STRONG YOUTH MINISTRY
would like to THANK ALL OF YOU for your generous support throughout this past year. We will be having a biscuit & gravy with sausage breakfast on Sunday, September 12 after Mass and it's FREE to all of you.
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
September 24-26 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.
BISHOP'S NOTES RETIRED DIOCEASON PRIEST COLLECTION - SEPTEMBER 11-12
Next week we will take up the Retired Diocesan Priest collection which supports our Bellville Diocese's retired priests now and in the years ahead. Your donation is a wonderful way to say thank you to our priests who have so faithfully served and given us so much. Please be generous, collection envelopes located in your envelope packet. Please read Bishop McGovern's letter below to learn more (click to read letter).