Two Week Bulletin November 5 & 6 and 12-13, 2022
MASS WILL NOT BE LIVE STREAMED THIS WEEKEND NOVEMEBER 5-6
NEXT LIVE STREAM WILL BE
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 12 @ 4:00 P.M.
DUE TO ONE STRONG HARVESTFEST
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 November 7-11
Office Hours November 14-18
Monday ~ Closed
Tuesday through Friday ~ 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Closed for Lunch ~ Noon - 12:30 p.m.
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Bulletins: New & Old
Monthly Ministry List
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 offering in collection box or in the mailbox by Parish office front door.
Watch bulletin for more details.
Father Ptak will be off November 4-6. Weekend Masses will be covered by Fr. Thomas Barrett. In case of an emergency, please contact neighboring parish.
6: PSR & Adult Bible Study 9:30 a.m.
6: St. Elizabeth's Altar Sodality Meeting 9:30 a.m.
6: St. Andrew Dinner at SIUC Newman Center 5:15 p.m.
6-12: National Vocation Awareness Week
6: Daylight Savings Time Ends 2:00 a.m. Turn clocks back 1 hr. Saturday night at bedtime.
7: Fr. Ptak Presbyteral Council Meeting Belleville
7-11: Office Closed
7: Holy Name Society Meeting 7:00 p.m.
8: Ladies Quilting 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. McLeansboro hall.
10: NA Meeting 7:00 p.m. McLeansboro Hall
11: AA Meeting 7:00 p.m. McLeansboro Hall
12: Mass at 4:00 p.m., due to Harvestfest Brat Meal Dinner
12: One Strong Youth Harvestfest Brat Meal Dinner
13: PSR & Adult Bible Study 9:30 a.m.
14: Happy Birthday Fr. Ptak
15: Ladies Quilting 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. McLeansboro hall.
17: NA Meeting 7:00 p.m. McLeansboro Hall
18: AA Meeting 7:00 p.m. McLeansboro Hall
20: PSR & Adult Bible Study 9:30 a.m.
QUILTING EVERY TUESDAY
Starting at 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. at the McLeansboro hall. Everyone is welcomed and if you don't know how to quilt, this is a great way to learn. For more information contact Phyllis Wuebbels 618-895-4895 or Sharon Bigley 618-736-2964.
PRAY FOR & REMEMBER THE SICK & HOMEBOUND
Paul & Helen Wellen
Deacon Alfred 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.
June 24, 2023 ~ Mass & Great Celebration ~ 4:00 p.m.
Fr. Mark Reyling 25th Anniversary of Ordination to the Priesthood
St. John the Baptist Feast Day
Please contact office for funerals and baptisms. For weddings contact office six months before.
2022 CSMA GOAL $10,630
On behalf of the ministries and programs funded by The Catholic Service and Ministry Appeal and those they serve, we thank you for your prayers and continued generosity to the 2022 campaign. May you and your families feel the warmth of God’s love and the comfort of His peace at Thanksgiving and always.
PLASTIC TOTE BY OFFICE DOOR
Living Faith Books (October-December) & Books are located at each door in church.
NA & AA MEETINGS - MCLEANSBORO HALL
Narcotic Anonymous Meetings
Every Thursday Night
Alcohol Anonymous Meeting
Every Friday Night
For more information contact Jim Bell 618-387-1077
One Strong Youth is Needing Your Help
We are needing a few things for our Harvestfest next weekend and hoping you can help! We are really wanting to make this an awesome event in our community, to celebrate the end of harvest and put Piopolis back on the map with a fun evening of food, dancing, and fellowship! If you can donate a batch or two of homemade pretzels or a German dessert or any dessert, please let Michele Lueke know at (618)-838-8208!
We appreciate it so much!!
NOVEMBER 12-13 QUEST RETREAT AT HOLY CHILDHOOD CATOHLIC CHURCH - MASCOUTAH, IL
“Quest is for high school freshman and sophomores. It offers an opportunity to be with other teens to find out more about God, self, and relationships with family and friends.” For more information and/or applications, contact: Mike Sandheinrich at firstname.lastname@example.org or 618-781-9069.
CATHOLIC CAMPAIGN FOR HUMAN DEVELOPMENT COLLECTION NOVEMBER 19-20
Please be generous in the collection for the CCHD. In the US, more that 11% of the population lives in poverty. With this collection, you support programs that address the root causes of poverty and provide a sustainable future for those struggling across the country. In addition, 25% of the funds we collect remain in our diocese to fund local antipoverty projects. Please prayerfully consider how you can support this collection and support those working on the margins. More information about the CCHD can be found at www.usccb.org/cchd or click line below to read flyer.
DIOCESE OF BELLEVILLE:
Click on links below to view other job openings at the Diocese.
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Call 618-233-8670 or go online www.bellevillemessenger.org
CARBONDALE NEWMAN CATHOLIC STUDENT CENTER FALL GALA 2022
Saturday, November 12
Enjoy a delicious dinner served by great student volunteers. Appetizers, our famous beer and wine bar, music, entertainment, and dancing, quilt raffle, and silent auction.
$50 per person ~ RSVP 618-529-3311 or email@example.com
COME AND SEE DEACON MEETING
St. Mary Parish - Mt. Vernon on November 16 at 7:00 p.m.
For more information contact Rev. Steven Pautler at 618-532-6291, Ext. 307
or email him at firstname.lastname@example.org
PRAYER FOR VOCATIONS ~ VOCATION AWARENESS WEEK NOVEMBER 6-12
O Jesus, truly present in the Blessed Sacrament, draw all people to yourself, especially those you are calling to the priesthood and consecrated life. Give you Church, we pray, fervent priests to serve at your altar, and holy men and women who will devote their lives to prayer and service as consecrated brothers and sisters. May the Heart of Jesus in the Most Blessed Sacrament be praised, adored, and loved with grateful affections at every moment in all the tabernacles of the world, even until the end of time. Amen
NOVEMBER COLLECTING FOOD FOR FOOD PANTRY
Click on file below to view a list of food donation suggestions