Bulletin: Sunday February 15, 2015

1300 EAST BEVERLY  ADA, OK 74820
Parish Office:
New Parishioners
Phone: 580-332-4811
Rectory: 580-332-2540
Fax: 580-436-1226
We welcome you as a new member
of our faith community. Registration
forms are located in the back of our
church or you may contact the parish
Pastoral Staff:
Fr. Billy Lewis, Pastor
Dennis Fine, Deacon
Rudy Lupinski, Music Director
Roxanne Taylor, RE Director
Jane Ritchie, Sec./Bookkeeper
Parish Council Chairperson
Tom Bollitho—320-9600
Finance Committee Chairperson
Nick Cheper, 436-3226
Physical Plant Chairperson
Bob Cristelli, 332-5221
RE/Youth Ministry Team
Sandy Poe, 436-0544
Prison Ministry Chairperson
Ann Maxwell, 580-265-9241
Meals on Wheels
Brooking, 399-2852
PrayMelvin er Chain
Dana Belcher, 421-1921
Knights of Columbus
Nick Cheper, 436-3226
Liturgy Schedule
Weekend Mass:
Sunday 11:00 am
Spanish Mass 2:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm (new time)
Daily Mass
See Inside Bulletin Schedule
Saturday 4 pm to 4:30 pm
Or Anytime By Appointment
Change of Address/Phone
Contact the Parish Office
Eucharist for the Sick and
Pastoral visits are made regularly.
Please contact parish office when
someone is ill, hospitalized or
unable to attend Mass for a
significant length of time and
wishes to be visited.
Web Address and Email
Email: [email protected]
February 15, 2015
RCIA “Rite of Christian
Initiation of Adults”
Anyone interested in becoming
a member of the Catholic faith
please call the parish office.
Sacramental Preparation
Please contact parish office for
Baptism – Parent sessions
are held during the year.
Marriage – arrangements
must be made four to six
months prior to the wedding
date to participate in marriage
preparation sessions.
First Communion,
Confirmation – Attendance
in RE Program along with
sacramental sessions are held
during the year.
Parish Office Hours
Mon. – Fri. 9:30 am – 4 pm
Bulletin Deadline Mon., 12 Noon
Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time
Religious Education Program
Sacramental Preparation
Rite of Christian Initiation of Adult s
Safe Environment Program:
If you know of someone who is interested in the
Catholic faith, please contact Fr. Billy or the
Child Abuse Hotline Number:
parish office. Our Journey of faith classes meet
Numero especial reportar abuso de los ninos Sunday mornings: 9:45 am—parish office bld.
Rite of Election: Sunday, February 22
Archdiocesan Hotline Number:
Para archdiocesis de Oklahoma City
Attendance in Sunday mornings
Other monthly sessions
March 8—session with Fr. Billy
April 12 - session with Father Billy
Parish Library
May 17—session with Father Billy
Hours are 9:30 am to 4 pm
First Communion
Located in the John Bloms Room
Wednesday, February 25—first session for
parents and children begins. A letter will be sent
home with more information.
Parish Nursery
Sunday mornings—9 15 am for RE classes
and then at 11:00 am for Mass.
Please note: if no one comes by 11:15 am for
Total Youth Ministry
Mass, the attendant will leave.
A faith formation process that integrates catechesis
Religious Education Program
Gathering Time
9:15 am to 9:45
Breakfast treats, fellowship, activities
& prayer
Dismissal to class: 9:45 am
Adult Faith Workshop
Region 3 Parishes
Sunday, February 15, 2015
4:30 pm to 7 pm
Benedictine Hall
(religious education), prayer, worship and community
building for 7th —12 grade
February 18—Ash Wednesday—no youth group
February 21: Car wash—11 am to 2 pm
February 22—catechetical serssion at 9:45 am
February 25—team meeting at 12 noon
Youth group
Tickets are on Sale NOW for the 10th annual
Stockholder’s Banquet—just a reminder: Because of
the nature of this banquet— serving and seating, we
cannot sell tickets at the door. The date is Sunday,
March 1.
College Students: Meet on Wednesdays at 8:45 pm
Facebook page: St. Joseph Catholic Youth Group—Ada,
OK-Official. This is a closed program—Parents: check
with Doug, Sandy or Danielle and they will add you to
the list.
FEBRUARY 15, 2015
The WEEK at a glance:
Today (Feb 15) Mass at 11 am / 2 pm
RE classes/RCIA
Spanish Mass at 2 pm
Region 3 Adult Faith workshop
Monday: Meals on Wheels (all week)
Abba’s Tables
Wednesday: No Youth Group/ College group
Mother Theresa Project
Ash Wednesday—12 noon
and 7:30 pm
Thursday: Parish Council
Liturgical Roles
February 18—Ash Wednesday
Ushers: Milton Donaghey, Greg Belcher
Lectors: Bill & Carol Naberhaus
Altar Servers: John & Lizzy Simpson,
Kayla LaMack
February 21 (Sunday Vigil Mass—5 pm)
February 22 (First Sunday of Lent)
Check the insert page for the liturgical roles
for this weekend. Thank you.
Stations of the Cross at 6 pm
No Lenten meal tonight
Saturday: Mass at 5 pm / Rosary at 4:30 pm
Sunday (Feb.22) Mass at 11 am / 2 pm
Choir at 9:30 am
RE classes /RCIA class
Spanish Mass at 2 pm
Rite of Election
Lenten Mission begins
Coming Up!
February 22-24: Lenten Mission with John
Michael Poirier
March 1—Stockholders Banquet
March 14—K of C Spaghetti Dinner
Martha’s Guild
February: Mae Sellers
Thank you to Laura Miller for January
Candles / watering plantes: Kay Bishop
Purificators:Vicki Martin
Prayer chain
Please contact Dana Belcher at her email address or
phone number:[email protected]
Dana will contact the email links and the head of
telephone links to start the prayer requests.
Walking in the Light Prayer Group
Family Military Members: Please keep
these men and women in your prayers:
Will Chronister, U.S. Marines—son of Herschal &
Rose Chronister
Jacob Page, U.S. Coast Guard—son of Jenny Dove
Erika Lara, U. S. Army – sister
of Ismaela Morales and Maria Lopez
Caleb Waugh, U.S. Coast Guard—grandson of Becky
“Jesus Christ, the same yesterday, today
and tomorrow”
Come and pray and praaise the Lord with us in joy!
We meet on Thursdays at 7 pm in the Parish Office
EWTN– Global Catholic Network
Cableone One—channel 395
Daily Mass, Intentions and Prayer Services
Tuesday, February 17
9:00 am
Seven Holy Founders Servite Order
+Helen Appl by the Tim LaMack Family
Wednesday, February 18
12 noon
7:30 pm
Ash Wednesday
Thursday, February 19
9:00 am
+Sy Fitter by Jack & Elizabeth Witherow
Friday, February 20
9:00 am
Alfred Aglialoro by St. Francis Altar Society
Stations of the Cross – 6 pm
Saturday, February 21
5:00 pm
St. Cyril & Methodius
The rosary will be prayed beginning at 4:30 pm.
+Sandy Radosevich by Rosemarie Benya
Sunday, February 22
For the Parish
Spanish Mass
Parish Stewardship
February 1
February 8
11:00 am
First Sunday of Lent
Rite of Election, OKC
2:00 pm
Stewardship of time, talent and treasure is
about an “attidude” of gratitude for all that
God has blessed us with.
People in our parish… Please keep in your
prayers: Glenn Love, Francisco Guerreo, Michael
Childers, Helen Vitale, Stan Nnochirionye,
Mariano Ramirez, Maria Martinez, Maria
Castillo, Jack Allen, Lupe Gonzalez, John
Hoover, …and all our sick and shut-in
members…For couples preparing for marriage –
Melissa Friant and Andrew Mitchell, Samantha
Cannon & Samuel Malchar…for Teddy Allen all
our expectant mothers and their babies.
Liturgical Roles
February 21
Ushers: Becky McKenzie, Don Thornton
Lector: Joe Catalano
Altar Servers: Devin & Hunter Morton, Reid
February 22: (1st Sunday of Lent)
Ushers: Jacob Bowling, Bobby Johnson
Lectors: Rikki Navarro, Stan Nnochirionye
Altar Servers: Gary Raney, Gabriel & Grace
Communion: Mike & Stephanie Bessire
ADF Appeal
The annual Archdiocesan Development Appeal
continues this week – please turn in your pledge
cards – if you did not receive on last week, you can
find some on the tables at the back of the church.
Meals on Wheels
Drivers our week is here! February 16
through 20…. Be ready! If you can help
and are not on the list, contact Melvin
Brooking 339-2852.
Little Black Books for Lent are available at
the table in the back of the church - $2.00
donation to help defray cost/shipping. There
are books in English and books in Spanish.
Little Purple Books for youth are also
available this year - $2.00 donation – these
are on the table at the back of the church.
Ash Wednesday – February 18 – Mass and
distribution of ashes at 12 noon and 7:30
Stations of the Cross will be on the Fridays
of Lent – beginning at 6 pm – with Lenten
meal on some of the Fridays – check the
bulletin for meal schedule.
Lenten Mission – February 22-24
John Michael Poirier
Women’s Prayer Breakfast – Saturday,
March 7 – 9:30 am to 12:30 pm.
Penance Rite: March 24
Seniors 2015
Catholic Foundation
Applications for this scholarship are taking
place now – contact Roxanne at the parish
office. Deadline for submitting is April 8,
2015 – any application received after
April 8 will not be accepted for
St. Joseph Social Club
Our next gathering will be on February 19 to
see movie – Message in a Bottle at the
McSwain Theater. There are 2 showings – 2
pm and 7 pm – meet in the lobby 15 minutes
before the movie begins.
Knights of Columbus
Spaghetti Dinner
Saturday, March 14, 2015
6 pm to 8 pm
Tickets: $10.00 adults
$5.00 – children 12 and under
Proceeds to benefit scholarships for 2015