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|Date||Time||Mass / Intention||Servers|
|Sun., November 16- 23rd SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST (St. Gertrude the Great, Virgin)||8:00 am
|Pro Populo – High Mass
for the living & dead of Dewey & Mary Zelma Green family (L. Green)
|P. Drahman & Giuliano Dinaro
M. Isakson & D. Scherling
Mr. K. Strain & Kieran Strain
|Mon., November 17 -St. Gregory the Wonderworker, Bishop & Confessor||6:40 am
|for the living & deceased of my family & a Special Intension (Sr. Helen Marie)
for my deceased brothers & sisters (L. Green) – Requiem High Mass
P. Gilchrist & B. Pulliam
|Tue., November 18 -Dedication of the Basilicas of Sts. Peter & Paul||6:40 am
for Lydia & Ed (C. Caron)
)for our intentions (T. & T. Drahman)
|Mr. C. South
Mr. B. Magerl
Bro. Sebastian, Dr. Hughes & R. Stizenstock
|Wed., November 19 - St. Elizabeth of Hungary, Queen & Widow (St. Pontianus, Pope & Martyr)||6:40 am
||for Mrs. Fuire (R. & T. Magerl)||Mr. P. Sarquilla|
|Thu., November 20 -St. Felix of Valois, Confessor||6:40 am
|for Donna Marie Berube (Sr. M. Laboure)
R.I.P. Regina Anne Green (L. Green)
|Mr. C. South
Mr. B. Magerl
|Fri., November 21 -Presentation B.V.M. COMPLETE ABSTINENCE FROM MEAT||6:40 am
|in honor of B.V.M. (CMRI)
for Isakson family & friends (A. & C. Isakson) - High Mass
D. Scherling & L. House
|Sat., November 22 -
St. Cecilia, Virgin & Martyr
|Distribution of Holy Communion
Wedding of Anthony Zver & Rose Monde Sampiano, followed by Nuptial Mass
|Sun., November 23 - LAST SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST (St. Clement I, Pope & Martyr)||8:00 am
|for John Bole (Wagner & Pulliam families)
Pro Populo – High Mass
| D. House & J. Muglia
T. Netzel & J. Pulliam
November is the Month of the Holy Souls. 23rd Sunday after Pentecost- November 16, 2014
* - Indicates new since last bulletin
DRESS CODE FOR MAIN BUILDING – Please make a consistent effort to observe the dress code in the building: Women and girls - dresses that cover the knee and appropriate top (if need be, carry an extra wraparound dress in the car to use when needed). Men and boys - no shorts or tank tops (carry a pair of sweat pants or the like in the car to use when needed).
*CONGRATULATIONS! To Cody & Sarah Olsen, who were united in Holy Matrimony yesterday here at Mt. St. Michael. Our prayers and best wishes are with you!
*SECOND COLLECTION TODAY – for the poor and needy at Thanksgiving time. Your donations will go first of all to help parishioners in need, and then local
*BIG THANK YOU - The Bedding for the Rectory Bake Sale was a HUGE Success! Proceeds came to $1,000. Your generosity is overwhelming and so very
much appreciated. A huge THANK YOU to all who donated baked goods and those who donated cash for the cause. This shows how much we all value
our Priests for all they do taking care of our Spiritual needs. Now we can take care of their needs. God Bless All of You.
*LAND FOR SALE - Land close to Mount: There's quite a bit of land close to the Mount, which is coming up for auction on January 15, 2015. Information is on the door of room 118, and available from Tim Drahman at 462-4327.
*DUMPING AT MT. ST. MICHAEL’S GARBAGE & RECYCLING - is for residents and those working at the Mount ONLY! It’s stealing otherwise. Thank you for your cooperation.
*PRIESTS TRAVELS - Fr. Bernard is on Mass circuit to southern California this weekend, and to Montana the fourth weekend of the month. Please pray for his safe travels.
*TURKEY RAFFLE - get your Thanksgiving turkey from the seniors!! The class of 2015 is having a turkey raffle. Tickets are $1 each, available from any enior. Raffle winner will be chosen on Sunday, Nov. 23rd.Thank you for supporting the senior class
*OUR LADY OF GUADALUPE – The faithful who devoutly visit an image of the Virgin Mother of God of Guadalupe exposed in some church or public oratory, on any of the five preceding Sundays (Nov. 9, 16, 23, 30, Dec. 7) before her feast (Dec. 12) can gain a plenary indulgence under the usual conditions, i.e. Confession, Communion, prayer for the intentions of the Church (one Our Father, Hail Mary & Glory be).
TILES NEEDED - we are looking for any colored, glazed ceramic tiles for a project that is needed for the Rosary Path. If you have any glazed ceramic tiles taking up space in your garage and would like to donate them for a beatuiful project for the rosary path, please contact Anne Marie King at 509-489-1584.
BRING A SMILE TO A SENIOR! Greater Spokane County Meals on Wheels needs volunteers to deliver meals to area elderly and disabled persons. Meals
are delivered Monday through Friday at 11:00 a.m. It takes approximately 1 to 1-1/2 hours to deliver a route of 10-15 meals. Volunteers choose to deliver meals as frequently or infrequently as fits their schedule. The commitment is small but the rewards are immense! To volunteer call 924-6976. More
information at www.gscmealsonwheels.org.
CATHOLIC ACTION ALERTS - Tragically, a play blaspheming Our Blessed Mother is scheduled to be preformed in San Francisco, CA, this fall. You may read about it and sign an online protest at http://www.americaneedsfatima.org/forms/E14512. Offer prayers of reparation for this horrifying indignity. Also, the American Family Association reports that Target association is directly supporting homosexual "marriage". Read about it at http://www.afa.net/action-alerts/target-goes-to-court-in-support-of-gay-marriage. You are urged to contact Target corporation and ask it to at least remain neutral on this issue, otherwise you will boycott it.
OFFICIAL BABYSITTING ROOM RE-OPENING - The new babysitting room (rm 204) will be open on Sunday, October 26th during the 8 and 10:30 a.m.
Masses only. Due to the limited size of the room and at the request of the Pastor, NO school age children will be allowed in the babysitting room. If your child(ren) are in Kindergarten and above they must be in church. Babysitting is reserved for toddlers and baby’s. Thank you for your cooperation.
SUNDAY CATECHISM CLASSES – These classes are offered for children who do not attend St. Michael’s Academy. The classes take place every Sunday,
9:30-10:20 a.m., unless announced otherwise. First class is on September 7. Please register your children with the Sisters after Mass today if you have not
done so already. The information sheet with teachers, class locations, class content, and schedule is posted on the bulletin board.
HEART DEFIBRILLATOR NEEDED - If you are in a financial position to do so, we ask in your charity to donate towards the purchase of an AED (Automated External Defibrillator) unit, for medical emergencies. This may save your life or the life of someone you love. Centerally located on the 2nd floor, the AED will be available for the school and parish, and anyone else that might have a heart emergency at the Mount. Total amount is approximately $2000 + tax. Please contact the parish secretary if you can help. Thank you for your support. CHALLENGE TO THE PARISH: One donor has given $100 towards the purchase of the AED Machine. He would like to challenge to donate just $10 towards the purchase of the machine. Thank you for your support. TOTAL TO DATE: $1030. was dontated toward the challenge, please, won't you help meet the challenge to for an AED Machine, it could save your life!!
*Thought for the Week
“An [unbeliever] once said to a Catholic friend of his: ‘If you really believe that your God is there [in church], how is it that you do not rush there every day and receive Him?” (Bishop Joseph Angrisani, Daily Breviary Meditations, Vol. 4, meditation for second Friday in November) “If you don’t live as you believe, you’ll end up believing as you live.”.
MONTHLY MEETINGS – The usual meetings for the Confraternity of Christian Mothers, Knights of the Altar, Handmaids of the Queen, and Messengers of the Immaculate Heart of Mary will take place on First Saturday, after the 8 a.m. Mass and 15-minute meditation on the Mysteries of the Rosary.
PLEASE HELP KEEP THE MOUNT CLEAN - we are asking everyone to please help keep the Mount neat and clean. Each week there are always, missals, chapel veils, rosaries, books, clothes, food, and other items left in hallways, on tables in the dining room etc... Please be considerate. Thank you for your attention and cooperation.
ST. MICHAEL'S UNIFORM SHOP will be open on Mondays from 9-12 or by appointment. Please call Joanna Gilchrist at 828-2050.
HOLY ROSARY CEMETERY – Remember that our cemetery is a sacred place, and was solemnly consecrated by the Bishop (in 1993). Only those who are practicing traditional Catholics are permitted to be buried in the section that was consecrated. When visiting the cemetery, always conduct yourself in a reverent and prayerful spirit.
SUNDAY SERMONS AVAILABLE ON CD – Would you like an audio copy of a recent sermon? Order forms are available in the vestibule.
SOME THOUGHTS ON VIDEO GAMES AND COMPUTERS (from Love & Logic)- Over the past two decades, video and computer games have become dramatically more fast-paced, realistic, and stimulating. Not long after their introduction, I began to suspect that these games had the same addictive potential as drugs, alcohol, and gambling. Today, family therapists and researchers have confirmed my fears. Listed below are some tips for helping your child avoid getting hooked:
• Don’t allow your children to have a computer in their room.
• Allow them to play these games no longer than thirty minutes per day.
• If your child becomes sneaky, noncompliant, or defiant about this time limit, remove this privilege.
• Children birth to six should spend no time playing these games, watching videos, or viewing television.
So-called “educational” games, videos, and shows are no substitute for real-life learning activities, involving movement, problem-solving, and human relationships.
Please see the Dress Code for attendance at Mass at Mount St. Michael.
Our decorum at Holy Mass can give greater honor and glory to Almighty God, give good example and edification to others, and increase our faith and devotion to the Real Presence of our Lord in the Blessed Sacrament. The following are practical examples of the rule of decorum we should observe in church:
• Always dress in a manner appropriate to divine worship.
• Be on time for the start of Mass.
• Upon entering the church, bless yourself with holy water (using the right hand). Genuflect on the right knee in adoration of the Blessed Sacrament.
• Avoid using the center aisle, especially if Mass has begun. Use the side aisle and fill toward the center.
• The last three pews in the church should be reserved for families with small children and those who may have to leave the church during Mass. Baby toys, food items, gum, and strollers are always inappropriate in church.
• During Communion, please keep the line moving in a pious and orderly manner. Promote piety and prayerful contemplation by folding the hands in a pious manner.
• At the end of Mass, allow the celebrant to leave the altar before exiting the church. Make sure to genuflect to the Blessed Sacrament when leaving.