Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church Pastor Rev. Robert Fox 265-5586 Deacon Rev. Mr. Edward McCarthy 267-7217 Rev. Arnel Raboy Parochial Vicar Rev. John Savio Retired priest in residence Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time August 17, 2014 1401 CY Avenue, Casper, WY 82604 e-mail: [email protected] web-site: www.fatimaincasper.org Church Office 265-5586 Religious Education 473-2076 Music Ministry, Caring Ministry 265-5586 Marriage Preparation Classes 797-1117 St. Anthony Tri-Parish Catholic School 234-2873 Daily Mass: 9:00 AM Monday—Friday Holy Rosary of the Blessed Virgin Mary: 8:30 AM Mon.—Fri. Saturday Mass of Anticipation: 5:30 PM Saturday Sunday Masses: 8:30 AM, 10:00 AM, & 11:30 AM Reconciliation: 3:30-5:00 PM Saturday or by appointment First Saturday of each Month: 9:00 AM Mass Holy Days: Masses at 9:00 AM & 7:00 PM unless indicated otherwise Mass Intentions Scripture Readings Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time Sun. 8-17: Is 56:1,6-7 Ps 67:2-3,5-6,8 Rom 11:13-15,29-32 Mt 15:21-28 Sat. 8-16 Sun. 8-17 Mon. 8-18: Ez 24:15-24 (Ps) Dt 32:18-21 Mt 19:16-22 Tues. 8-19: Ez 28:1-10 (Ps) Dt 32:26-28,30,35c-36b Mt 19:23-30 Wed. 8-20: Ez 34:1-11 Ps 23:1-6 Mt 20:1-16 Thurs. 8-21: Ez 36:23-28 Ps 51:12-15,18-19 Mt 22:1-14 Fri. 8-22: Ez 37:1-14 Ps 107:2-9 Mt 22:34-40 Twenty-First Sunday in Ordinary Time Sun. 8-24: Is 22:19-23 Ps 138:1-3,6-8 Rom 11:33-36 Mt 16:13-20 5:30 PM—Paul Pedry 8:30 AM—The Poor 10:00 AM—The Parish 11:30 AM—+Fabiola Maiorana Mon. 8-18 Tues. 8-19 Wed. 8-20 Thurs. 8-21 Fri. 8-22 9:00 AM—Jim Klebba 9:00 AM—Karles Klebba 9:00 AM—+Eileen Byron 9:00 AM—+Greg Wilkinson 9:00 AM—Bob & Leann Brechtel Sat. 8-23 Sun. 8-24 5:30 PM—+Judy Gallagher 8:30 AM—The Parish 10:00 AM—+Eileen Byron 11:30 AM—The Poor As a Catholic Christian Community we bring forth these guidelines regarding the Sacrament of infant Baptism. Since this is a sacrament of initiation (introduction) to the Catholic Community the following must take place: *The parents must be registered at Our Lady of Fatima, and be consistently seen attending Mass in this church. *If this is the first child, parent (s) must attend a Baptismal Preparation class. *Godparents must be Baptized, Confirmed, and practicing Catholics. One Godparent can be of a Protestant denomination. If for good reason Godparents are from out of town, or another Catholic church in town, a letter from their pastor is required to state they are practicing members in good standing. *A visitation with the priest or deacon is necessary before scheduling a date for the Baptism of the child. *Those not registered in our parish must have written permission from their pastor to have their child Baptized in our church. WYOMING CATHOLIC MEN’S RETREAT August 22-24, 2014 Location: Table in the Wilderness Ministries (near Centennial, WY) Speaker, Deacon Vernon Dobelmann We are also honored to be joined by Bishop Paul Etienne, who will be celebrating Mass with us on Friday night! The cost for the retreat is $165. For more information and to register, visit the website catholicmensretreat.org or call Tom McCarthy at 307-277-1420. Marriage Preparation Ministry Enrichment and Training Session Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time August 17, 2014 61th WCCW ANNUAL CONVENTION September 7-9 at Parkway Plaza Featured speaker: Donna Cori Gibson Registration forms are at the entrances of the church and in the church office. FUNERAL DINNER MINISTRY More volunteers are needed for the Funeral Dinner Ministry…..setting up, baking, serving, and cleaning up. Call Kay Jones at 234-6234, or Ferne Freiberg at 234-8116 for more information, or to help out in this ministry. CCW BOARD MEETING Fall is just around the corner! The first meeting for Our Lady of Fatima CCW Board Members will be Thursday, September 4, after the 9:00 AM Mass at Linda Hoffman’s house. Her address is 4735 E. Magnolia. Call her at 265-4775 if you have any questions. Presenter: Bill Donaghy from the Theology of the Body Institute Dates: September 12 & 13 Location: St. Anthony’s O’Reilly Hall Cost: Free Did you know that all couples who are to be married in the Catholic Church go through discernment sessions, which teach our core beliefs on the beauty and sanctity of a Catholic marriage? As a committed married couple, have you considered what gifts you could bring to this ministry as prayer support, furnishing a lunch during the couples’ day-long sessions, or becoming a presenting couple for one of the sessions? Please contact Damon and Sarah Green, 267-6142 or 258-6955, to get more information or to register for the event. A LIFELINE FOR MARRIAGE Retrouvaille (pronounced retro-vi with a long i) helps couples through difficult times in their marriages. It is designed to provide the tools to help get your marriage back on track. It will give you the opportunity to rediscover each other and examine your lives together in a new and positive way. This program has helped many couples experiencing marital difficulty at all levels including disillusionment and deep misery. For confidential information, or to register for the September program, which begins with a weekend on September 19-21, 2014, call (303)317-5111 or email: [email protected] Or visit the website www.HelpOurMarriage.com Please call the parish office, 265-5586, to remove names RELIGIOUS EDUCATION REGISTRATION from our prayer list of individuals who are now well. It is time to register for the 2014-2015 Religious Thank you to those who keep us updated on their loved Education school year. Look for the bright blue ones’ progress. forms at any church entrance. Our religious educa- LET US PRAY for……… Ava Davis, Ben Doyle, Louise Burgess, Dale Lewallen, Lloyd Stevens, Kim Martin, John Van Heule, Skeeter Kelly, Leann Brechtel, Bill Douglass, Bill Brauer, Andrew Muli, Elma Pottoroff, Jim Klebba, Ann Lund, Con Murphy, Sally Neubauer, Agnes Hand, Sue Stewart, Jerry Hand, Shirley Hansen, Isabelle Besserud, Pat Norcross, Bob Springer, Deanna Schaff, Eileen Mosher, Robert Hool, Sarah Dahill, Patty Jo Glynn PRAYER CHAIN Please call Evie Hankins at 235-2171, Mary Garcia at 234-0494, or Margie Valdez, 265-4253 Latest winner in the Knights of Columbus Council 9917 4th Annual Gun-A-Week Raffle is: #4976 Keith Thomassen of Kaysville UT. If you are interested in a part time cleaning position, call Fr. Fox at 265-5586. La voz de Cristo Grupo Carismatico te invita a compartir la palabra de Dios. Iglesia Nuestra Senora de Fatima Fatima Hall Mondays 7:00-8:00 PM Para mas informacion llamar a Jorge y Leticia Trevizo, 307-277-7739, 277-7741 Carlos Gonzalez, 903-279-6599 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Tema: Catolico Regresa a Casa Septiembre 19-21 Iglesia Catolica de San Mateo Gillette, WY Para registrarse llamar al teléfono 307-682-3319 ext. 102 por favor deja to nombre y numero de teléfono. Our Lady of Fatima Music Ministry Choir practice is Thursday evenings at 6:30 PM in the church. Call or email Mary at 2655586, [email protected] for questions. tion program begins for ages Kindergarten through adult on Wednesday, September 10th with Mass at 5:30 PM followed by dinner at 6:00, and classes from 6:30-7:30 PM. Youth Group, for grades 9-12, will meet at the same time. Child care is available for those under age 5. Return your forms to either the Religious Education office or the main church office. Call Carol at 4732076 for more information. You may also register your children online by going to http://tinyurl.com/nxwyr6h or by going to Our Lady of Fatima website www.fatimaincasper.org and clicking on the link for Religious Education Registration. R.C.I.A. (Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults) Perhaps you are married to a Catholic or have a spouse who is not Catholic. The R.C.I.A. is a process to explore the Catholic Faith, have any and all questions answered, and finally, make a free decision whether or not to become Catholic. RCIA class will begin at Our Lady of Fatima on Thursday, September 18. The classes are held in Deacon Ed’s office in the Religious Education Building on Thursday evenings from 7 to 8:30 PM. RCIA is now the normal course of instruction for those who wish to know more about the faith or to return to the practice of the faith if one is not Confirmed and has been away from the faith for a long time. Registration can be done by calling the parish office at 265-5586, or Deacon Ed at 267-7217. RESPECT LIFE BANQUET Saturday, September 27, 2014 Holiday Inn, Cody WY www.CatholicsUnitedForLife.net St. Anthony Tri-Parish Catholic School 1145 W. 20th St. Casper, WY www.stanthonytri-parishschool.net 307-234-2873 Save the date for the JOY BREAKFAST The 2014 Joy Breakfast honoree is Margo Bean. The Joy Breakfast will be held on Thursday, September 18, beginning at 7:00 AM in the school Commons. Remember that spots fill up fast, so please call the school today, 307-234-2873, and reserve your place at the breakfast. ———————————St. Anthony Tri-Parish Catholic School was established in 1927 to provide students with a Christ-centered outlook on life. We serve students in grades Pre-school through 8th with a strong emphasis on high academics, spiritual growth, and service to others. Our new building has many components in place to assure the safety of our students, and our teachers are amazing! We are accepting applications for the 2014-15 school year. We offer a generous tuition assistance program. Call our office, 307-234-2873, for more information. WOMEN’S RETREAT “Make the Spirit a Habit” — A women’s weekend of life changing joy! — Friday, September 19 from 7:00-9:00 PM Saturday, September 20 from 8:30 AM-8:30 PM St. Patrick’s Gym. Meals will be provided. Contact Patty Spaulding to RSVP or for questions. 307-266-1095 “O woman, great is your faith! Let it be done for you as you wish.” We only need to call on Jesus to help us have the best Sacrament of Marriage or Holy Orders. The next Worldwide Marriage Encounter Weekend which will be at the Ranch at UCross on November 7-9, 2014. Contact Tom and Mary Frances at 307-577-7456 or [email protected] Check out their website at www.wwmesection9.org. The Religious Goods Store is closed for the summer. Call Bernie at 265-4436 for questions. Living and Giving in Christ: Unity through Diocesan Ministries As of August 11, 2014, 37 % of the registered families at Our Lady of Fatima Parish have given to Living and Giving in Christ: Unity through Diocesan Ministries. If you have not donated, envelopes are available at the entrances of the church. In order that your contribution is applied toward our parish’s goal, please note “Our Lady of Fatima Parish” on your envelope. The Secular Order Discalced Carmelites are men and women in the Catholic Church who are called to a deeper spiritual life. Under the protection of Our Lady of Mount Carmel we make a commitment to seek God for the church and for the world through prayer, to find him and share him with others. Secular Order Discalced Carmelites are married or single, from all walks of life, and every type of work. A new aspirant’s class begins this September. This is an introduction time to the Carmelite Seculars. For further information on this exciting vocation contact Betsy Vigneri, OCDS at 265-1441 or 2628598. Beginning Experience of Wyoming is a weekend program that offers healing and renewal to divorced, widowed and separated men and women. It is a non-profit, faith-based comprehensive program offered to all persons, regardless of religious preference. A Beginning Experience weekend offers support and direction to help resolve grief or anger that can follow the end of a marriage by divorce, separation or death. There will be a Beginning Experience weekend in Douglas, WY, on September 12-14. Cost of the weekend is $150, which includes sleeping arrangements, meals, and materials. Scholarships are available. Registration deadline is September 10. Ask these team members for more information: Curtis at 307-463-2677, Diane at 307-2624142, Pauletta at 307-237-5472, Rick at 307-265-3201. Hour needing covered for Eucharistic Adoration at St. Patrick’s Church: Fridays from 3:00 AM to 4:00 AM. Call Johnnie Dean at 265-6999 for questions.
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