Welcome to St. Dominic Church

Welcome to St. Dominic Church
493 North Second Street, Breese, Illinois 62230
Phone: 618-526-7746
March 22, 2015
Fr. Patrick N. Peter
Linus Klostermann
Sunday Masses:
Saturday Vigil 5:30pm
Sunday 8am and 11am
Weekday Masses:
8am: Monday, Tuesday,
Wednesday and Friday
First Reading: Ezekiel 37:12-14
Second Reading: Romans 8:8-11
Gospel: John 11:1-45
Websites: St. Dominic Church
Diocese of Belleville
Knights of Columbus
Mater Dei High School
All Saints Academy
Holy Day Masses:
8am, 12:10pm, & 7pm
4:30pm on Saturday
or by appointment
Baptism & Marriage:
For arrangement please
contact the Parish office
Bulletin Deadline:
Wednesday at noon
Office Hours:
Mon. – Fri. 9am-3pm
Office Staff:
Judie Kuper
Office manager
Carol Niemeyer
Office secretary
All Saints Academy
Dr. Robin Booth - Principal
Pat Huene - Secretary
295 N. Clinton St.
Mater Dei High School
Dennis Litteken - Principal
900 N. Mater Dei Dr.
E-mail: [email protected]
Bulletin info: [email protected]
Website: www.saintdominicbreese.org
Parish Organizations, Committees and Ministries
Parish Council
Janice Albers
Bill Hummert
Cyndi Riley—Vice P
Cindy Klein
Rita Litteken
Marty Johnson– Pres.
Janice Niemeyer-Sec.
Kathleen Heinzmann
Christopher Stark
Dennis Ratermann
Dawn Tebbe
Adult Servers
Mary Ellen Detmer
Allison Cowgill
Altar Sodality
Kathleen Venhaus
Building & Maintenance
Marty Johnson
Community Committee
Janice Albers
Rita Litteken
Eucharistic Ministers
Dorothy Voss
First Fridays/Homebound
Ministry-Fr. Pat
Lectors Rod Kloeckner
Liturgy Committee
Cyndi Riley
Cindy Klein
Men’s Sodality
Ken Schonhoff
Picnic Executives
Leo Lammers
Mike Klein
Mike Klostermann
Prayer Ministry
Marie Timmermann
Lorine Schmidt
Choirs, Cantors,
Leah Loddeke
Rosary Leaders
Church Decorating
Lynn Hollenkamp
Mark Wright
Ruth Langhauser
Gail Linn
Josie Timmermann
Fr. Pat
Spiritual Formation
Rita Litteken
Stephen Ministry
Marg Beckmann
Sue Darr
Aggie Dumstorff
Helen Essenpreis
Marilyn Gnaedinger
Margaret Jakel
Michael & Cindy Klein
Deacon Linus Klostermann
Marita Loddeke
Stewardship Committee
Marty Johnson
Kathleen Heinzmann
Dave Moss
Welcoming Committee
Dot Bauman
Youth Faith Formation
Darlene Menietti
Youth Ministry
Diane Klostermann
Events This Week
Mass Intentions
Saturday, March 21
5:30pm: Parish Family
Sunday, March 22
8:00am: L&D Tony & Clara Toennies Family
Alvin Mensing
11:00am: Hannah Berndsen
Monday, March 23
8:00am: For an end to Terrorism
August J. Timmermann
Adoration 1-7pm
Tuesday, March 24
8:00am: Evelyn Ratermann
Adoration 1-7pm
10:00am: (NH) For Pope Francis,
Cardinals, & Bishops of our faith
Wednesday, March 25
8:00am: Martha Timmermann
St. Jude Devotion after Mass
7:00pm: Grace Kues
29th Weekly Cash Raffle Winner: Mrs. Mildred Essert
Welcome into our Faith Family, Liam Weh and Lena Weh, children of Ryan
and Laurie (Winkeler) Weh. Liam and Lena were baptized here this week.
Congratulations to all.
Save the Date: Golden Egg Deadline, April 5, 2015. Sell those tickets!!
Church Picnic June 20, 2015
ASA Confirmation, May 11, 2015
ASA Graduation, May 19, 2015
Pre-Mission Planning meeting, April 25 at 10:00am in the Multi
purpose room. All parish leadership need to attend and
anyone else who would like to volunteer.
The Ecumenical Faith Walk hosted by St. Augustine will be held again this year
on Good Friday, April 3 at 10am. Join with members from area Churches to walk
the Way of Cross around town. Please gather at St. Augustine’s at 9:45am.
Thursday, March 26
Adoration 1-7pm
Let’s All go to the Movies ....Sunday morning at the movies… Come join us
Friday, March 27
8:00am: Celestine Niebur
Adoration 1-7pm
2:00pm Stations
7:00pm: Stations and Benediction
Saturday, March 28
5:30pm: Mary Harper
Sunday, March 29 (Palm Sunday)
8:00am: Parish Family
11:00am: John VonAlst
Joe Eilers
Last Weekend’s Stewardship:
Sunday envelopes:
Online Giving
Children’s Envelopes:
Adopted Parish:
Tuition Assistance:
Miscellaneous Blue:
Ash Wednesday
Easter Flowers
Catholic Relief Services
Saturday & Sunday, March 21 & 22: Anointing of Sick at Mass
Adoration during Lent is Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday from
Mon., March 2:
MD Parent-Teacher Conference 6-7:30pm
Tues., March 24:
Spiritual Formation Meeting 7:00pm
ASA Elementary Spring Play 1:30pm & 6:30pm
Wed., March 25:
Bldg & Maint. Meeting 7:00pm
Fri., March 27:
Stations of the Cross 2:00pm
Stations of the Cross 7:00pm YFF will lead
each Sunday morning during Lent (9:15 am in the Parish Center multi-purpose
room) as we present Father Robert Barron’s video series Priest, Prophet,
King. Spend an hour learning a little more about Jesus and our faith especially
during this Lent.
Lenten Reconciliation Services:
March 22, 3:00 PM at St. Francis, Aviston
March 22, 4:30 PM at St. Mary, Trenton
March 24, 6:00 PM at St. Lawrence, Sandoval
March 24, 7:00 PM at St. Mary, Centralia
March 25, 7:30 PM at St. Teresa, Marydale
Good Friday, April 3rd, our parish will take up the annual Good Friday collection
for the Holy Land. Your financial contribution helps to support the struggling
Christian community there and to protect Christianity’s holiest places. By supporting Christians in the Holy Land, the collection allows all of us to be witnesses of
peace and protectors of the Holy Places.
Keep Selling Golden Egg Raffle Tickets!
There are only 2 weeks left.
Extra tickets are available in the breezeway and back of Church. You
can also enter by mailing your information and a check for $50.00 to:
St. Dominic Church,
493 N. 2nd St., Breese, IL 62230.
Drawing held on Easter Sunday, April 5, 2015.
Only 2,000 tickets will be sold at $50 each. The seller of
the winning grand prize ticket will receive a $500 bonus!
Food for families: food and cash will be collected during Lent to be
distributed to the needy of our Diocese. Baskets for food items are in the
back. Cash donations can be placed in an envelope marked ―Food for families.‖ A portion of what is collected is given to our local food pantry, House
of Manna.
The Breese Squire will be hosting a Living Rosary Tuesday, March 24th at
7:00pm at the Breese K of C Hall. Everyone is invited to attend.
Servers are needed at all the services during Holy Week and
Easter. Please call the Parish Office, 526-7746, to volunteer. or
e-mail Carol at: [email protected]
Thank you to the 100 households that have already pledged to support
the mission of the Church to teach, preach, minister and serve in the name of
Jesus through their financial support of The Catholic Service Ministry Appeal. So far $16,187.00 has been pledged. If you have not yet responded,
please make every effort to do so. Our goal this year for this campaign is
Envelopes are in your packet for Easter flower memorials. These
donations pay for the flowers in Church during the Easter season. Remember to
fill out the side with ―in honor of‖ or ―in memory of‖.
Quilt/Cash Bingo St. Augustine, Breese on Sunday, March 22, 2015. Bingo
starts at 2:00pm. Fried Chicken Luncheon from 11:00am-1:00pm.
St. Teresa Church, Marydale Chicken Dinner
Sunday, March 22, 2015 from 11:00-5:00pm. $10.00 adults/$5.00 child. Quilt
Breese Knights of Columbus will have their Annual Lenten Fish Fries
every Friday from 4:00pm-7:00pm. Serving White Fish, Shrimp and Whole Catfish Dinners, Sandwiches and Sides. Chicken strips available for the kids. Dine or
Fried Chicken and Pork Dinner, Sunday, March 22, from 11 am to 5:30
pm at St. Mary Parish Center, Trenton.
Chicken Dinner, St. Felicitas Church, Beaver Prairie, March 29, 2015.
Serving from 11:00am to 5:00pm. Adults $10, Children 6-12 $5 .
St. Bernard Breakfast, Sunday, March 22, 2015. Serving from 8:00am to
11:30am at St. Bernard Parish Center.
Annual Wurstmarkt sponsored by St. Damian’s Holy Name Society, Sunday,
March 29th 2015 from 10:30am to 5:30pm at St. Damian Parish Gym. Adults/
$10.00, Children/$4.00, under 6—Free. Meat Sales & Raffles
Fathers & Friends Breakfast, Sunday, March 29 (Palm Sunday) 8:00 am to
12:00 pm at Mater Dei in the cafeteria. Adults $8.00, Children ages 6 to 13
$5.00 and Children under age 5 Free.
Breese Knights of Columbus Euchre Tournament to benefit Mater Dei
High School at the Breese K C Hall on Sunday, March 22, 2015. Games start at
1:00pm. $15 per person includes fried chicken. Attendance prizes, 50/50 drawing. Contact Bill Shultz for reservations @ 228-7527 or 618-806-0292.
Fathers & Friends Bowling Tournament Saturday, March 28 at Bartelso
Bowl. Teams may bowl at 12:00 pm, 3:00 pm, 6:00 pm or 9:00 pm. For this 9pin no-tap tournament, the cost is $25 per bowler and teams consist of five (5)
bowlers. To enter a team or receive additional information, please contact Mark
Hitpas (520-9516).
Saint Liborius Parish Quilt Bingo, Sunday March 22, 2015 at the American
Legion Hall in St. Libory. Bingo starts at 1:00pm. Sandwiches and desserts available.
Community Link Buddy Walk and 5K Run May 2, 2015 at Breese
North Side Park. Vendors are also being sought for the Vender/Craft
Fair. Watch bulletin for more information or call 618-526-3938 or email
[email protected]
Hannah’s Playground. We are excited to
announce that groundbreaking for Hannah’s playground is scheduled on Hannah's
birthday, Wednesday, March 25 at 4:00pm.
Club level sponsorships are now closed so that
we can finalize the signs. Information regarding community
build days will be coming soon.
Villas of St. James is looking for quilts for their Annual
Quilt Show to be held on Sunday, April 26th. Churches are
welcome to display their quilts and sell quilt raffle tickets. If
you are interested in the quilt show, call Marilyn at 5260100.
Chakota Therapeutic Riding Center is hosting their 5th
Annual MANE EVENT, Saturday, April 11, 2015 at Aviston
Legion. Semi-Formal 50’s night. For tickets call Barb at 618604-9559 or Kay at 618-334-0885.
St. Joseph’s Hospital 2015 Spring Health Fair
Screenings: 6:00am & 10:00am at the following locations:
Germantown Legion Hall Wed., March 25
Trenton First United Methodist Wed., April 8
Carlyle KC Hall Tuesday, April 21
St. Joseph Hospital is collecting summer fun items for
Community Link’s Early Learning and Family Support
Program. Items they would like are Sunscreen (20SPF,
lotion or stick. No spray), Swim Diapers, Youth Sunglasses,
Big-brimmed Hats, & Beach towels. Items new and in original packaging, can be left in the donation tubs in the
HealthPlex, Front Lobby or call Sue Darr or Helen Essenpreis
Annual Diocesan Spring Blessing of the Farm,
Thursday, March 26, 2015, at 1:00 P.M. at the farm of
Marvin and Bernice Winka located at 4965 Jefferson County
Line Road in Ashley, Illinois, 62808. Farm Blessing signs will
also lead you to the arm. Those attending are invited to
bring seed and soil in marked containers along with animals
and farm machinery to be blessed.
CHURCH TOURS: St. Francis Church, Aviston. Do you
know what a pieta is, or where the word originates? Why
are there women saints pictured on the north side, and
men on the south side? Why is St. Joseph often pictured
holding a lily? These and many more questions will be answered in our church tours held in recognition of our parish’s 150 anniversary. We will be providing guided tours of
St. Francis Church immediately after the 9:30 AM Mass
(i.e., about 10:45AM) on the 5th Sunday of the month. The
first one is on March 29th. Gather in the cry room (or cry in
the gathering room, your choice) and Deacon Steve will
meet you there. You don’t have to be Catholic to participate – everyone is welcome.
Recycling Reminder!
If you reside in the city of Breese and participate in Community Link’s Curbside Recycling Services, your orange recycling bins must be out by 8:00am on your designated
pickup day. For more information or to subscribe to Community Link's Curbside Recycling Service, contact [email protected] or call 618-526-8800.
PLEASE HELP! St. Vincent DePaul is needing clothing.
All sizes. Men, Women & Children. Please put the clean
clothes, right side out, in a bag marked for St. Vincent
DePaul and place in the breezeway. St. Vincent feeds
400 people daily, so you can imagine how much clothing
and supplies that are needed.
Holy Week Mass Schedule
Help available: Do you need a little help with leaf removal,
snow shoveling or other yard work? Youth ministry has volunteers to
assist the elderly, ill or widowed. Contact Diane at 526-4395.
On 4/3/15 at 3:00pm,Youth Ministry will have a meeting and
stuff eggs for the Easter Egg Hunt. High school youth volunteers are
needed to help with the egg hunt on Easter. Please note that the April
meeting is in Good Friday at 3:00pm.
Volunteers are needed to help set up tables for the rummage
sale at St. Augustine. Contact Mary 526-7797 or Cheryl 526-7594.
——————————————————————————————Youth Faith Formation Classroom:
The 7th Grade Youth Faith Formation will be collecting for
Heifer International at all the masses this weekend. Their goal is to
collect $800 to purchase a llama, a goat, a sheep, a pig, two trios of
rabbits, 2 flocks of birds and 2 bee hives for impoverished communities in different countries all over the world. Your support is greatly
To make up for the ―Snow day‖ class earlier in the season,
YFF will have class on Wednesday, April 1st.
The 7th grade class will be presenting the Living Stations on
Good Friday at 7:00pm. We hope everyone in the parish will attend
this moving rendition.
There will be a short mandatory meeting next Wednesday,
March 25th for parents of 5th through 8th graders. Please meet at
6:45 in the cafeteria of S. Dominic Parish Center. The meeting should
only last 1/2 hour.
——————————————————————————————Holy Week
Monday, March 30: Confessions 8:30am-9:00am
Tuesday, March 31: Confessions 8:30am-9:00am
Chrism Mass at St. Peters Cathedral, Belleville 11:30am
6:00-7:00pm Confessions, 7:00pm Benediction and closing of
Lenten Adoration
Wednesday, April 1 Confessions 8:30am-9:00am
No 7:00pm Mass
6:45pm YFF Stations of the Cross
Holy Thursday
St. Dominic:
No morning mass
7:30pm—Mass of our Lord’s Supper followed by
Eucharistic Adoration and Confessions until 10:00pm
St. Anthony:
7:00pm Mass
St. Augustine:
No Service
Good Friday
St. Dominic:
8:00am Morning Prayer
1:30pmCelebration of the Passion & Death of Jesus
7:30pm Living Stations and Benediction
10:00am Ecumenical Faith Walk starting at St.
St. Anthony:
1:00pm Ecumenical Stations (in Beckemeyer with
Methodist Church)
Holy Saturday
St. Dominic:
8:00am Morning Prayer
7:30pm Mass
St. Anthony:
8:00pm Mass
St. Augustine:
No Services
Easter Sunday
St. Dominic:
8:00am Mass
11:00am Mass
St. Anthony:
9:00am Mass
St. Augustine:
7:00am Mass
10:30am Mass
Sunday 11 am
Sunday 8 am Saturday 5:30
Ministers of the Mass for March 28/29 Palm Sunday
Clarence Voss
Steve Guttersohn
Joe Humphrey
Doug Kuhl
Logan Kuhl
Kevin Timmermann
Ellen Antonacci
Jaci Krebs
Audrey Lampe
Jordyn Muscarello
Tori Mohesky
Gail Linn, Tim Richter
Diane Grapperhaus
Tim Moylan, Susie Hempen
Lynette Eilermann
Kori Voss
Bob Albers
Bill Koetting
Stewart Freeman
Jim Kuhl
Jim Wesselmann
Ric Koopmann
Alex Koopmann
Ben Cowgill
Bryce Revermann
Sam Helmink
Seth Hock
Sean Kuhl
Linda Deiters
Jim Kuhl
Bonnie Holzinger
Ann Olliges, Bill Foppe
Tom & Jan Hustedde
Barb Koopmann
Kenton Roeckenhaus
Marty Johnson
Al Grapperhaus
Jared Niemeyer
Pete Jansen
Al Gebke
Carter Goebel
Reed Timmermann
Johnny Venhaus
Jacob Dumstorff
Tyler Goebel
Elizabeth Dorries
Rich & Jane Lappe
Beth Bedard, Suann Fields
Deb Koetting
Tim Schleper
Jane P. Jansen
LECTOR: Tim Moylan
Jim Darr—Narrator
Leah/Amy K.
LECTOR: Rod Kloeckner
Joannie Becker—Narrator
Diane/Sue D.
LECTOR: Jeff Strieker
Shelly Toennies—Narrator
Diane/Tom K.