ST. JOSEPH CATHOLIC CHURCH 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 office. 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 Worship: 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 Reconciliation Saturday 4 pm to 4:30 pm Or Anytime By Appointment Change of Address/Phone Contact the Parish Office Eucharist for the Sick and Homebound 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 www.stjosephada.com 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 details. 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, Reconciliation, 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 ST. JOSEPH CATHOLIC CHURCH 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 www.archokc.org 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. 1-800-522-3511 Rite of Election: Sunday, February 22 Archdiocesan Hotline Number: Para archdiocesis de Oklahoma City Confirmation 1-405-720-9878 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 Monday—Friday 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 Choir RE classes/RCIA Spanish Mass at 2 pm Region 3 Adult Faith workshop Monday: Meals on Wheels (all week) Tuesday: 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 Communion: 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. Friday: 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 Ultreya 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] 421-1921 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 Bowen “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 Bld. 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 Renovation February 8 Renovation 11:00 am First Sunday of Lent Rite of Election, OKC 2:00 pm $3,959.00 789.00 $4,351.00 285.00 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 Samson February 22: (1st Sunday of Lent) Ushers: Jacob Bowling, Bobby Johnson Lectors: Rikki Navarro, Stan Nnochirionye Altar Servers: Gary Raney, Gabriel & Grace Spradlin 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. LENT 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 pm. 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 Scholarships 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 consideration. 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 seniors.
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