Church of St. Catherine 900 East Flynn Street P.O. Box 383, Redwood Falls, MN 56283 507-644-2278 e-mail: [email protected] web site: http://www.mystcatherines.org Third Sunday of Easter April 19, 2015 Sealed Confirmation 2015 with the Sealed Gift of the with CONNER O’LEARY Holythe Spirit Gift of the Holy Spirit Dylan alonzo St. Fabian Brady goblirsch St. James the Greater Austin greenslit St. Isidore beau nesburg St. David St. John’s, Morton ANELLA STEWART St. Gianna Beretta Molla Cade Johnson marshal quast alexis Johnson tori groebner St. Sebastian St. Charles St. Anne St.Catherine of Siena Justin Jensen jordan kohout Connor O’Leary Kevin Ayers St. Michael the Archangel St. Michael St. John St. Jude St. Aloysius, Olivia Marissa mace beau taylor St. Cecilia St. Sebastian Pope Francis - Vatican City, Jan 29, 2014 “Confirmation unites us more firmly to Christ, it strengthens our relationship with the Church and it gives us a special strength from the Holy Spirit to defend the faith and confess the name of Christ.” Turning to the seven gifts of the Holy Spirit which are received when one is confirmed, Pope Francis noted that the direct works of the Holy Spirit are “reflected” in these “spiritual gifts of wisdom, understanding, counsel, fortitude, knowledge, piety and fear of the Lord.” “Thank the Lord for the grace of our confirmation, that, filled with the joy of the Holy Spirit, we may always mirror Christ’s presence in our relations with others, our openness to those in need, and our living witness to the Gospel message of joy and peace.” PASTOR Fr. Michael Doyle Extension 15 [email protected] Parish phone #: 507-644-2278 (In case of an EMERGENCY and you need to reach Fr. Mike, call 507-616-1093.) WORSHIP DIRECTOR RELIGIOUS EDUC. DIRECTOR BUSINESS ADMINISTRATOR RECEPTIONIST/SECRETARY Erica Pope Liz Mahal Kris Tetrick Rita Curry Extension 13 Extension 14 Extension 11 Extension 10 [email protected] [email protected] [email protected] [email protected] CUSTODIAN: Jack Lussenhop BAPTISM MARRIAGE CATHOLIC CHARITIES COUNSELING PRAYER NETWORK Contact your parish office to set an appointment for class and baptism.. Contact the parish office at least six months before intended marriage. 1-866-670-5163 Contact Bev Passe 637-5967 [email protected] EVENTS OF THE WEEK SUNDAY – April 19 Third Sunday of Easter Acts 3:13-15,17-19 , 1Jn 2:1-5a; Lk 24:35-48 8:00 AM Mass - St. John 9:30 AM Confirmation Mass - St. Catherine d. Florence Kletscher Confirmation Reception following Mass. All are welcome! MONDAY – April 20 Acts 6:8-15; Jn 6:22-29 No Mass 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM Spring Clothing Drive TUESDAY – April 21 St Anselm, Bishop and Doctor of the Church Acts 7:51-8:1a; Jn 6:30-35 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM Spring Clothing Drive 6:30 PM Mass – St Catherine d. Shawn Gewerth 7:00 PM Finance Mtg 7:00 PM 1st Communion Parent/Student Evening WEDNESDAY – April 22 Acts 8:1b-8; Jn 6:35-40 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM Spring Clothing Drive 8:00 AM Mass – St. Catherine d. Lloyd Schmidt 6:30-8 PM RE Grades 7-11 Grade 7 - Reconciliation 7-8 PM RE Grade 12 Mass Servers: April 25/26, 2015 Please note time change 4:00 PM Saturday 9:30 AM Sunday Spencer Quast John Balko Fletcher Kremin Ella Stoneberg Austin Gunderson Nick Ludwig DIOCESAN MINISTRY APPEAL: as of April 14 Goal Received Amount Due Committed $21,040.12 $17,888.00 $(3,152.12) $19,574.00 THURSDAY – April 23 St. George, Martyr, St. Adalbert, Bishop and Martyr Acts 8:26-40; Jn 6:44-51 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM Spring Clothing Drive 7:30 AM Mass – St John 8:30 AM Mass - St. Catherine d. Jeanne Goblirsch 9 AM – 6 PM Adoration/12 Rosary 3-5:30 PM First Communion after school activity FRIDAY – April 24 St. Fidelis of Sigmaringen, Priest and Martyr Acts 9:1-20; Jn 6:52-59 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM Spring Clothing Drive 7:30 AM Confessions 8:00 AM Mass – St. Catherine l. & d. Tom Ochs family members SATURDAY – April 25 Feast of St. Mark, Evangelist 1 Pt 5:5b-14; Mk 16:15-20 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM Spring Clothing Drive 8:30 AM-3 PM NUDCCW Convention, St. Aloysius, Olivia 3:15 PM Confession Note: Time change 4:00 PM Prom Mass – St. Catherine d. Lynden & Erma Larsen SUNDAY – April 26 Fourth Sunday of Easter Acts 4:8-12, Ps 118:1.8-9, 21-23,26,28,29, 1Jn 3:1-2; Jn 10:11-18 World Day of Prayer for Vocations 8:00 AM Mass – St. John 9:30 AM Mass - St. Catherine d. Leonard Kramer KC Tootsie Roll Sales 11:30 AM- 5:30 PM Jr. High Youth Festival- GFW Middle School in Fairfax Our Financial Gift To God: April 11/12, 2015 $ 4,736.50 World Day of Prayer for Vocations, April 26, 2015 We ask the Lord for more vocations to the priesthood and religious life. The Seven Pillars of Catholic Spirituality Attention Prom Attendees! Prom Mass, Saturday, April 25 at 4 PM You are invited to attend Mass on Saturday before the prom alone or with your escort. All denominations welcomed. This gives you an opportunity to fulfill your weekend obligation to our Lord. Matthew Kelly’s DVD The Seven Pillars of Catholic Spirituality is in the Parish library on Church videos/DVD shelf. This was shown at AFFF on April 8th and it was suggested to be put in the library. Save the date: Matthew Kelly will be at Holy Redemer in Marshall on June 7th 4-8 PM. Living Every Day with Passion and Purpose. See poster on bulletin board. www.DynamicCatholic.com or 859-980-7900 ADULT & FAMILY FAITH FORMATION End of Year Celebration Kingery Family Concert A family that has been singing gospel bluegrass music together for 11 years. Hear fiddle, patriotic, Americana, and Capella, uplifting songs with family unity. Wed., May 13 6:30-8:00 PM Parents & All Adults & Students in Grades 1-12 BREAKING BREAD MEAL 5:30 PM – 6:10 PM --------------------------------BABYSITTING AVAILABLE for kindergarten age and younger. To pre-register, call parish office by Tuesday of AFFF week. RELIGIOUS EDUCATION Wed., Apr 22 6:30-8 PM Grade 7-11 students Grade 7 Reconciliation 7-8 PM Wed., Apr. 29 6:30-8 PM Wed., May 6 Grade 12 students Grade 7-11 students The CCW annual convention will be held on Sat., April 25 in Olivia, at St. Aloysius Catholic Church. The theme for the convention is “Proclaim the Gospel”. The keynote speaker will be Elizabeth Ficocelli, a best-selling, award winning author who writes on family, sacraments, vocations, Marian topics, and her great love for the Catholic faith. All who attend will receive a 11 X 14 picture of the Sacred Heart of Jesus and the Immaculate Heart of Mary, along with Family Consecration materials. There will be a collection box for collecting personal care items at the convention for the women’s shelters in the area. Please register at the parish office or call Arlene Woelfel at 637-8584 ST. ANNE CATHOLIC SCHOOL St. Anne school will be holding their 1st Annual Capital Campaign Dinner, “Building Together for God’s Children”, at the Wabasso Community Center on Sun., April 19 to raise funds for capital expenditures related to the school building maintenance and improvements. The evening will include a social hour, prime rib dinner, entertainment, and a silent & live auction. Tickets are $75 per person and can be purchased by contacting Tina Hanna at 507-327-0293 or St. Anne’s School at 507-342-5389. Through this annual campaign, we hope to ensure that thousands more may have the opportunity to “Enter to Learn Christ, and Exit to Serve Christ”. 7-8 PM Grade 12 students 8:15 PM Baccalaureate practice JUNIOR HIGH YOUTH FESTIVAL 6:30-8 PM Grade 1-6 students A gathering for 6-7-8th grade youth will be held Sun., April 26 at GFW Middle School in Fairfax from 11:30– 5:30. Fun, inspiration, and meeting new friends will include guest speakers Leah Darrow and Trevor Thomson. Sign up with Liz Mahal. Cost for the day is $20. Deadline is Thurs. , April 16. Michael Balko and his parents wants to thank those who purchased tickets for the Catholic Schools raffle. Mike is a 1st grader at St. Mary’s in Sleepy Eye. St. Mary’s raised $14,005, every cent from this fundraiser stays with the school. Mike was the top seller for St. Mary’s. Thank you again for supporting this important fundraiser and his Catholic education! BAPTISM CONGRATULATIONS Prayers and blessings to Brent & Jessica Johnson on the baptism of their baby, Valerie Fern. Valerie, a precious gift of God, became a member of our Catholic family on Sunday, April 12th through the Sacrament of Baptism. LIGHTS FOR SALE NEW ULM DIOCESAN CCW ANNUAL CONVENTION Now that the lighting project is complete in the Church, the old church lighting fixtures are for sale for $5.00 each or best offer. There are 48 down lights and 28 spots. Please give Kris a call at 644-2278. Hospice Community Memorial Service Redwood Area Hospital Education Room, Monday, May 4th at 6:00 PM. Memorial service open to anyone in the community who would like to remember loved ones. Fellowship to follow services. Spring Clothing Drive - April 20-27 Clean out your dressers and closets! The parish garage will be open between 7 AM - 6 PM but closed on Sunday. MEAT-PIE-COOKIE DOUGH FOR NCYC TRIP (Nov. 2015) Contact one of the participants or call the parish office to support Ethan & Makayla Lothert, Nathanial Passe, Alexis & Amanda Johnson and Anella Stewart. Proceeds go to the next NCYC trip in Nov. 2015. Thank you!
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