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|Date||Time||Mass / Intention||Servers|
|Sun., August 24 ST. BARTHOLOMEW, Apostle (11th Sunday after Pentecost)||8:00 am
|n honor of the Holy Family, for the needs and intentions of the Wayne Pivarunas family (W. Pivarunas)
Pro Populo – High Mass - sung by Men’s Choir
|J. Muglia & D. House
D. King & B. Pulliam
|Mon., August 25 -
St. Louis, King & Confessor
|Distribution of Holy Communion
for the spiritual & academic success of the new school year
B. Pulliam & J. Pulliam
|Tue., August 26 -
Feria (St. Zephyrinus, Pope & Martyr)
in thanksgiving for everything received (Q. Alderson)
|Mr. C. South
Bro. Sebastian, Mr. K. Strain,& D. Scherling
|Wed., August 27 -
St. Joseph Calasanctius, Confessor
|6:40 am||for the 2014 School Auction volunteers (Fr. Casimir)||Mr. P. Sarquilla|
|Thu., August 28 -
St. Augustine, Bishop, Confessor & Doctor of the Church
||in honor of St. Philomena (Dinaro family)
||Mr. P. Sarquilla|
|Fri., August 29 -Beheading of St. John the Baptist COMPLETE ABSTINENCE FROM MEAT||8:00 am
||for Tom & Mary Ann Drahman (S & J. Gilchrist)
||Mr. C. South|
|Sat., August 30 -
St. Rose of Lima, Virgin
|8:00 am||for John Netzel & family (Tarnowski’s)||Mr. K. Bawden|
|Sun., August 31 -
12TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST (St. Raymond Nonnatus, Confessor
|Pro Populo – High Mass
Mass at Riley Creek campground for the benefit of parishioners there
for Bill & Linda Bittner (J. & D. Blackwood)
|P. Drahman &
T. Netzel &
August is the Month of the Immaculate Heart of Mary 10th Sunday after Pentecost- August 17, 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).
PARISH PICNIC - Welcome to the historic celebration of the 100th anniversary of ground-breaking! Enjoy the day and the company of your fellow parishners at our annual parish picnic after the 10:30 am Mass. No short "shorts" or haltertops, please, in the spirit of modesty. The picnic will officially begin at 12:30 p.m. The road in front of the playground will be blocked off during the 10:30 a.m. Mass. Please bring your food to the kitchen. Thank you.
PRIESTS TRAVELS - This weekend, Fr. Bernard is on Mass circuit in Montana and Canada. Next weekend, Fr. Casimir will be on Mass circuit to Boston, MA, and Lewiston, ME.
ST. ISIDORE’S GARDEN - is looking for a working regfrigerator that anyone would like to donate so that excess produce may be kept longer. Please contact
Ed Knoll through the parish office.
PARISH CHOIR - Will begin its new season on Wednesday, Sept. 3rd. If you are interested in joining the parish choir, please contact John Netzel at 953-0816 ahead of time to let him know. We sing at the 10:30 a.m. Sunday Mass and you must be willing to make the commitment to the Wednesday night rehersals from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. in room 300.
WELCOME TO REV. JORGE LINERA - The bishop has assigned Rev. Mr. Linera to assist at Mt. St. Michael. He is from Argentina, and was ordained a deacon by the Bishop in Mexico. Please give him a welcome when you can! Although his English is not the best, he hopes to improve it as time goes on.
FR. JAMES MCGILLOWAY, CMRI - Fr. James is here at the Mount temporarly before going to Ohio to reside next month. Due to health issues, he is helping out only on a limited basis. Thank you, Father, while you are still here with us!
ROOM 200 NO LONGER BABY-SITTING ROOM - For a couple of years we have been trying to allocate a room for as a museum for St. Michael's artifacts, and have recently decided to make it Room 200. Hence, babysitting will not be available to the same extent as before. Instead, babysitting will be done in Room 204, once the Christmas decoration storate has been removed. On occasion, when a larger room is needed for babysitting, one of the classrooms will be made available.
DOWNTOWN FATIMA ROSARY MARCH - On the 13th of each month, from May to October, we have a Rosary March, beginning at the corner of Mallon and Howard at 6:30 p.m. All are invited to take part in this powerful prayer and important witness to Faith. Please dress appropriately to this religious event, i.e. women and girls please wear dresses; men and boys, no shorts.
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:
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.