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ST. MICHAEL CATHOLIC CHURCH
100 St. Michael Place
Vicksburg, MS 39180
REVEREND P. J. CURLEY, PASTOR
RECTORY 636-3445
FAX 636-3534
E Mail: [email protected]
WEB SITE: www.stmichaelvicksburg.org
DIRECTOR OF RELIGIOUS EDUCATION - HELENE BENSON e-mail at [email protected]
SACRAMENT OF PENANCE: SATURDAY 4:30 - 5:00 PM OR BY APPOINTMENT
SACRAMENT OF MARRIAGE: TO INSURE SUFFICIENT TIME FOR ADEQUATE PREPARATION, COUPLES
SHOULD CONTACT THE PRIEST FOUR, PREFERABLY SIX MONTHS IN ADVANCE OF THE WEDDING
IF YOU ARE CELEBRATING A SACRAMENT THIS YEAR, A RECENT COPY OF YOUR BAPTISMAL RECORD MUST BE PROVIDED TO THE PARISH..
(SATURDAY MASS SCHEDULE: 5:30 PM) (SUNDAY MASS SCHEDULE: 8:30 AM & 11:00 AM) (Spanish Mass-Sunday- 2:00 PM)
Lay Ministry
Thirty-third Day, Nov 16, 2014
TODAY, Nov. 16
Mass – 8:30 a.m. – Increase in Vocations
Mass – 11:00 a.m. – People of the Parish
Spanish Mass – 2:00 p.m. – Peace in Our World
PSR – 9:45 a.m.
MONDAY, Nov. 17
Communion Service- 8:30 a.m.
TUESDAY, Nov. 18
Communion Service – 8:30 a.m.
WEDNESDAY, Nov. 19
Communion Service – 5:30 p.m.
PSR – 7:00 p.m.
THURSDAY, Nov. 20
Communion Service - 8:30 a.m.
FRIDAY, Nov. 21
Communion Service – 8:30 a.m.
SATURDAY, Nov. 22
Mass – 5:30 p.m. – Respect for Life
Nov. 22-23
Altar Servers
5:30 p.m. – Emily Wallace – Christine Wallace
8:30 a.m. – Luke Eckstein – Sara Elizabeth Hoxie
11:00 a.m. – Randy Graves – Jacob Waisner
Lector/Commentator
5:30 p.m. – Kay Diehl – Tim Welp
8:30 a.m. – Jessica Delk – Tracy Trichell
11:00 a.m. – Betsy Folsom – Gwyn Neill
Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion
Nov. 22
5:30 p.m. – Virgil Carter, Al & Kay Diehl, David
Wallace, Tim Welp
Nov. 23
8:30 a.m. – Dorothy Brown, Jessica Delk, John Piazza,
Tommy & Tracy Trichell
11:00 a.m. – Lito Meer, Mary Cialone, Betsy & Bobby
Folsom, Janey Seabergh
The Sick in our Community
Judy McCollum, Don Ravetta, Charles Thompson, Jamie Dishman,
Frank Joseph, Catherine Goodrum, Jim Conway, Sonny Sucharski,
Kevin Hawks, Bonnie Boyd, Bobbie Anderson, Jim Farrell, Karen
Zwissler, Mia Isabella Calnan, Emil and Alyce Chiarito, Steve Blake,
John Brooks, Fr.Paul Madden, Jodie Barnes, Kathy Grant, Bertha Hull,
Belinda McKinney, Haley Cook, Pamela Bull, John Banchetti, Joshua
Whitam, Marvin Webster, Melissa Barker, Barbara Cesare, Jerri
Mocknick, Leslie Shannon, Nathan Wilds, Whitney Doiron, John Alford,
Alan Franklin, Laura Uecker, Philip Vedros, Milton Farr, Rebecca
Whitehead, Glenda Daigle, Joan Trahan, Mark Reddy, Junette Tomlin,
Jim Dolan, Joe & Mary Bottino, Bonnie Bruce, Kevin Hicks, Sharon
Bowers, Camille & Warren Doiron, Larry Lambiotte, Collin Farrell, Bob
Sweet, Falcon Morgan, Mary Jane Lauderdale, Francine Pfaff, Sherri
McBride, Mark Antoine, Mary Ray, Mary Margaret Brabston, Marian
Clark, Penny Johnston, Lucia Brown, Sherry Antoine, Afton Wallace,
Betty Hearn, Beverly Goodwin, Evelyn Weaver, Barb Price, Beverly
Connelly, Dana Faye Clausner, Betty Kammon, Jackie Rushing, Sharon
Hanks, Walley Hipp, Frances Powell, Zoraida Sanchez, Lucas Robert
and Linda Myers.
MONEY COUNTERS
11/16/14– Sue Fowler, Marsha Buell, Cathey Lee
11/23/14 – Myrtle Alvarado, Dottie Brown, Betsy Farrell
We gratefully acknowledge the Altar
Flowers given in loving memory of Zorn family
members by Anita Hossley.
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THANKSGIVING MASS - St. Michael will NOT have
a Thanksgiving Mass this year. St. Paul will have
Mass at 9 a.m. and St. Mary will have their Mass at 9
a.m. also.
THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY - The parish office will be
closed on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, Nov.
26th thru 28th.
KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS – the KC’s will distribute
the “Little Blue Book”, an Advent & Christmas
devotional, after Masses on Nov. 15-16. A free will
donation will be appreciated. All profits go to VCS
Scholarship fund.
The 4th Degree Knights will be selling pans of turnkey
dressing. All pans are frozen and uncooked. $10 for a
small pan or $20 for a large pan. To purchase contact
Charles Hahn at 831-1507 or Jerry Roberts at 415-3501.
KC Essay Contest has begun for all students 8-12th
grade. Prizes will be awarded in each grade
division with Seniors competing for a $1000.00/4
years scholarship. Entry forms are available at
www.ms-kofc.com/898/EssayForm.pdf. Deadline is
Dec. 15th.
PICTORIAL DIRECTORY – Thank you to everyone
who participated and helped make our new
directory a success. A special thanks to Kathy
Castellane and her committee for their hard work.
Please watch the bulletin announcing the arrival of
our directories.
ANGELS OF MERCY – We provide assistance to
new and expectant mothers in St. Michael Parish. If
your family is expecting, please contact Lori
Williams at 601-638-8448 or the Rectory so we may
keep your family in our prayers.
CYO – Youth Mass at St. Paul at 4:30 p.m. this
Sunday, Nov. 16th! All youth need to be at the
church at 3:30 p.m. EDGE and LIFETEEN will meet
afterwards beginning with dinner at Farrell Hall, 3rd
floor. Parent night mini-series continues with
“Love Knows NO Bounds” at Farrell Hall this
Sunday at 5:30 p.m. (following Youth Mass).
REJOICE TOUR – Mark your calendars!! John
Finch and Rita West are coming to St. Paul on
December 4th for an Advent Night and Worship.
This is open to all ages and all denominations so all
are welcome!! Our e-mail is
[email protected] and our website is
www.vicksburgcyo.wix.com/vicksburgcyo.
BEREAVEMENT COMMITTEE – We are here to help you and
your family while dealing with the loss of a loved one.
Volunteers prepare meals for parishioners who suffer a loss in
their family. If this committee can be of help to you, please
contact the Rectory. We are always happy to have new
volunteers in this ministry. ….please call Christy Middleton at
638-7398 or Babs Hearn at 638-9319 if you would like to
become a part of this wonderful ministry.
PRAYER MINISTRY – The Mercy Associates are a group of lay
men and women who work with the Sisters of Mercy to further
the charism of mercy in our parishes and community. Since
Sept. 1st we have offered prayer support to over 30 people
through our Intercessory Prayer Ministry. This group of 20
women is committed to pray for each intention several times
each day for seven days. All prayer requests are held in
complete confidentiality. To submit a prayer request, simply
call Fr. Curley or Cindee Griffith at the church, or Mercy
Associate Hilda Moeller at 601-529-6119.
COURTYARD BRICK GARDEN -- If you are interested in getting
a brick for the next group, please see the Church office. We
will get your order started for the next time our brick man
comes to town.
WORLD MARRIAGE DAY 2015 – The Catholic Diocese of
Jackson and the Office of Family Ministry is pleased to
announce that World Marriage Day is Feb. 22nd at 12:30 p.m. at
the Cathedral of St. Peter the Apostle in Jackson. There will be
a Mass with a reception following. The Mass honors all married
couples, but invites those celebrating 25th, 50th and 60th
anniversaries or any significant anniversary. Please contact the
Church office to notify them if you would like to attend this
Mass. Deadline is Dec. 28th.
ALL SAINTS – during the month of November we will honor all
our Saints. Our Book of Saints will be in a place of Honor
beside the Pascal Candle all month
PENNIES FOR LIFE - Thank you to all that gave to the Pennies
for Life basket to benefit the Respect for Life Fund. God Bless
you.
If you know someone interested in learning more about the
Catholic Faith, please have them call the Church office and ask
about the RCIA program
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