First Sunday of Advent

Pentecost Sunday
May 24, 2015
Mass Intentions
This Coming Week
Monday, May 25 – Memorial Day
Sir 17:20-24…Mk 10:17-27
8:00 AM No Mass
Tuesday, May 26
Sir 35:1-12…Mk 10:28-31
8:00 AM No Mass
Wednesday, May 27
Sir 36:1, 4-5a, 10-17…Mk 10:32-45
6:00 PM
No Mass
Thursday, May 28
Sir 42:15-25…Mk 10:46-52
8:00 AM No Mass
Friday, May 29
Sir 44:1, 9-13…Mk 11:11-26
8:00 AM No Mass
Saturday, May 30
Sir 51:12cd-20…Mk 11:27-33
8:00 AM
Mass - Michael Conway
4:00 PM
Mass – Pat Nadolski
Sunday, May 31 – Most Holy Trinity
Dt 4:32-34, 39-40…Rom 8:14-17…Mt 28:16-20
9:00 AM Mass – Richard and Jean Snooks
11:30 AM Mass – People of the Parish
Monday, May 25 – Memorial Day
Parish Office, Food Pantry, ECC, and School closed
Tuesday, May 26
No activities scheduled on this day
Wednesday, May 27
9:00 AM-12:00 PM Sewing Group – Rectory Basement
9:30-11:00 AM
Food Pantry
Thursday, May 28
7:30-9:00 PM
Cathedral Choir Rehearsal – Music Room
Friday, May 29
7:30 AM-4:00 PM Altar Servers Appreciation Day
9:30-11:00 AM
Food Pantry
6:30 PM
Ladies Night Out – Ruggle Hall
Saturday, May 30
3:00-3:30 PM
3:30 PM
4:00 PM
7:00 PM
Catholic Night at the Mustangs Game
Sunday, May 31
8:30 AM
9:00 AM
After Mass
Coffee and Donuts
10:45 AM
Glory & Praise Choir Rehearsal-Music Rm
11:30 AM
2:00 PM
Golden Wedding Anniversary Mass - KC
Prayers and Sympathy to the family and friends of Margaret
Lehmkuhle, our former parishioner who died last week.
Cathedral is considering putting together a new pictorial
directory for our parish. We will need photos taken of parish
groups/committees. If you are interested helping us with this,
please contact the Parish Office for more information.
In honor of Memorial Day, Cathedral Parish, School, Early
Childhood Center and the Cathedral Alumni Association
send a sincere THANK YOU to all of our Cathedral alumni,
families, and friends who have served and are serving our
country so selflessly!
Vacation Bible School here at Cathedral: Hometown
Nazareth - Where Jesus was a Kid - June 22-26 in Ruggle
Hall. Watch for more details!
There will not be a Mass here at Cathedral on Memorial Day,
May 25. However, Fr. Christian Malewski will celebrate
Mass at Mount Olivet Cemetery at 10:00 AM.
The Peter’s Pence Collection will be taken up this weekend to
support the most disadvantaged: victims of war, oppression,
and natural disasters. This is an opportunity to join with our
Holy Father, Pope Francis, and be a witness of charity to our
suffering brothers and sisters. Please be generous.
Ladies Night Out will be on Friday, May 29, at 6:30 PM in
Ruggle Hall. Come enjoy the movie “Still Alice”, great
fellowship and yummy snacks. Please bring $2 for drinks.
We know you’ll be out of town for a few Sundays
this summer. With Online Giving, you can
contribute from wherever you are….you can even
set up payments in advance if you like! When you
give online, it also helps us make our budget, even when
attendance is low. Visit and click on the
“Online Giving” button, or use your smart phone and click on
this QR code.
Budget . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $76,166.00
Week 1 $10,611.74 Pantry, Aged, Sick & Poor $950.00
Week 2 $11,094.43 Pantry, Aged, Sick & Poor $423.00
Week 3 $ 8,327.71 Pantry, Aged, Sick & Poor $131.00
Total . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $31,537.88
Variance. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
James Bradley from Liturgical Publications will be in our
Parish Office the week of May 26. He’ll be working on
securing new ads for the advertisement section of our weekly
bulletin. We need your help! Please consider purchasing an
ad. Your ad and participation makes our bulletin successful,
and you attract customers! Advertisements can be purchased
for a business, a family, a charity, in memory of a loved one or
to support the church or a community service organization like
emergency pregnancy counseling, the battered women’s
shelter, etc. If you would like to run an ad or would like more
information, please call James in the Parish Office, 232-7763,
or at [email protected] or by cell phone 913-596-0118.
Camp Quality for kids with cancer is still in need of soda
donations. If you can pick up a case and bring it to church or
the Parish Office, it would be appreciated. Thank you!
Jesus said to his disciples: “When the Advocate comes whom I will send you from the Father, the Spirit of
truth that proceeds from the Father, he will testify to me.” Jn 15:26
Saturday, May 30 is Catholic Night at the Mustangs! Gates
open at 5:30 PM and the game starts at 7:00 PM. All St. Joseph
Catholic Churches will be offering discounted tickets for $5.00
for the game. If you purchase them from your parish, $1.00 will
go back to the parish. St. James will be hosting a cookout in the
parking lot before the game starts. Free hot dogs! Come and join
in fellowship and fun! Feel free to bring your own drinks, snacks,
and parking lot games.
The Alumnae of the Convent of the Sacred Heart will meet for
the 9:00 AM Mass here at Cathedral on Sun., June 7. Coffee
and donuts will be served in Ruggle Hall Mtg Rm after Mass.
Anyone who attended the Convent is welcome.
Charitable Ladies will meet on Wed., May 27. Mass will be at
8:15 AM at St. Francis Xavier Church. After Mass, they will
go across Penn St. to the Community Room in Danford Hall
for their meeting and donuts. They will have a shower of
personal products for the Women’s Shelter. Please bring things
like shampoo, body wash, deodorant, feminine hygiene products,
etc. All ladies are invited to attend and bring a friend.
Overnight Ozark Getaway with Religious Ramblers. Visit the
Titanic Museum in Branson, MO. Attend America’s top
outdoor drama, The Great Passion Play, and relax in historic
Eureka Springs, AR. Tour a working grist mill dating back to
1832. June 18-19. Space is limited and commitments are needed
ASAP. For more information or to sign up, contact Mark
Wyble, 233-8427 or [email protected]
Bishop LeBlond High School once again will be hosting a
plethora of summer athletic camps. Coaches will be holding
camps in basketball, cheerleading & dance, cross country,
football, soccer, softball, tennis, volleyball, and weightlifting.
For information, go to and look in the
forms folder, or stop by their school office to pick up a
registration form. You also may call LeBlond at 279-1629.
The Benedictine Sisters of Perpetual Adoration will host their
annual Summer Monastic Experience from Sat., June 20-Sat.
June 27, at their monastery in Clyde, MO. Participants are
invited to join the community to experience singing the Divine
Office, participate in daily Eucharist, Adoration and Exposition,
and share in community meals, recreation and monastic work.
During the week, they will learn about Lectio Divina, the Rule of
St. Benedict, different ways to pray, how to recognize the signs of
a religious calling and creating silent spaces in one’s life. The
event is for single women between the ages of 18-47 who are
discerning a call to religious life. Room and board are provided,
and there is no cost to attend. For more information or to register,
please contact Sister Ruth Elaine Starman, OSB, at 660-2543243, [email protected] or check out the website
Stewardship Makes a Difference…We will be
needing volunteers for the No Hunger Summer Program.
We will be feeding neighborhood children. Check your
calendar and see if you have some spare time this summer.
Details to come soon!
CHECK THIS OUT. . The Good News of Cathedral
 Congratulations to Sarah Rost who graduates on May 23 as a
Doctor of Physical Therapy from Des Moines University.
Sarah is the daughter of Greg and Joni Rost.
 Many blessings to Maxwell Michael Lawson, who was
baptized last Sunday, May 17, here at Cathedral. Max is the
son of Eric and Ryan Lawson.
 Congratulations and best wishes to Bob & Glenda Poirier
on the celebration of their 50th wedding anniversary!
 Congratulations to Erin, Oleksandr, & Lesyk Ivanov on the
birth of their son, Maksym Danylo Ivanov on May 25!
 Congratulations to Steven Mears who was recently
nominated as the News-Press Athlete of the Week!
 Congratulations to Cathedral Ravens who are members of the
LB golf team whose team is state bound: Grant Boudreau,
Riley Burns, Carlos Dominguez, Brooks Jungbluth, Kaje
Loehnig, Sam Schanze, & Clayton Speltz!
 Congratulations to Cathedral on being awarded a $1,500
Endowment Grant. The grant will be used to help with the
proposed school roof repairs!
School and ECC News
 THANK YOU to all who helped to make this school year such
an exciting, enthusiastic, and energetic one! Here’s hoping for
an even better school year in 2015-2016! We especially bid a
fond farewell and say a great big THANK YOU to those staff
members who are moving on: Ms. Seanna Daise, Mrs.
Taylor Danbury, and Mrs. Kristel Snodgrass!
 School, ECC, & Parish families are invited to serve on the
Cathedral School Board, the Early Childhood Center
Board, or the PTO. Please contact Mary Burgess at 232-8486
or [email protected]
 School summer hours: School will usually be open during
June on Mondays-Thursdays from approximately 8:00 AM3:00 PM. We do keep the security system on at all times. If
you stop by and no one answers the doorbell, please call the
School Office, 232-8486 or email us in advance at
[email protected]
Stewardship Wish List – Sharing your time, talent, treasure
 Thank you to Sue Lysaght and Kathy Seufert for sharing
their expertise and passion for literacy education with our staff
and students!
 Thank you to Lacy Pearl for conducting six weeks of nutrition
classes for our Kindergarten-Gr. 2 students!
 Thank you for your support of the Friends of Cathedral
Scholarship Fund. Your generosity and support brought in
$2,615.00 for the children of Cathedral! Every school year we
try to award at least $12,000-$16,000 in scholarships to
children who attend Cathedral School & ECC thanks to the
Friends of Cathedral Scholarship Fund and to interest earned
from the Mary Margaret Pejsa and Morrissey Family
Endowment and the Hager Family Trust.
Trash Bags and Cathedral Cash. . . Trash bags and
Cathedral Cash gift/purchasing cards are available all
summer long! Shop for both in the west vestibule after our
weekend Masses, place your order online, or contact the
School Office at 232-8486. It is as easy as can be!