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Trinity Sunday

June 3, 2007 – Today is Trinity Sunday, the last day on which to fulfill your Easter Duty of a worthy Holy Communion. Those who neglect this duty are no longer Catholics in good standing and sin mortally.
Easter Duty Confessions will be heard this morning before and during all Masses.
The Blessing of Religious Articles follows all Masses. Our Special Second Collection is for Our Seminary.
Our High School Fencing Team, the Four Musketeers, will give a brief demonstration of their deadly expertise after the 11:30 AM Mass. Rain or shine, the demonstration will be held in the cloister area. Men and boys will find it particularly interesting.
Vespers & Benediction are at 4:45 PM.

Corpus Christi
On Thursday of this week we celebrate the great feast of Corpus Christi with All Day Adoration of the Blessed Scrament beginning with 8:45 AM Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament, High Mass and a little Procession at 11:30 AM followed by further Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament All Day. Vespers are at 2:00 PM. The day concludes at 5:00 PM with Mass and Benediction.
The ladies of the Mothers’ Union are kindly asked to take turns adoring the Blessed Sacrament all day, especially from 3 – 5:00 PM.

Next Sunday
Next Sunday we celebrate the Solemnity of Corpus Christi with the annual outdoor Procession of the Blessed Sacrament following the 9:00 AM High Mass. If you are attending the 11:30 AM Mass, come early (approximately 10:30 AM) for the outdoor Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament, and to accompany the Holy Eucharist in Procession. First Holy Communion takes place at the High Mass.
Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament Continues All Afternoon.
Plan to spend some time in the afternoon visiting Our Lord. We need adorers. A visit to Our Lord outside of the Mass is an act of love.
Members of the Rosary Confraternity are kindly asked to take turns adoring the Blessed Sacrament from 1 – 3:00 PM.
The men of the Holy Name Society are kindly asked to take turns adoring the Blessed Sacrament from 3 – 4:45 PM.
The day concludes with Vespers and the final Benediction of the day at 4:45 PM.

Set your missal: June 10th. External Solemnity of Corpus Christi.
Low Masses: Sunday Within the Octave of Corpus Christi with the commemorations of the Octave and St. Margaret, W. Preface of the Nativity.
High Mass: Corpus Christi, with the commemoration of the Sunday Within the Octave. Proper Last Gospel: Sunday within the Octave of Corpus Christi. Preface of the Nativity.

“Gentlemen, Fire Up Your Engines”… NOT!
Next Sunday we will have a modest procession after the High Mass. Please stay for it! If you can’t, then please leave before the procession departs the church, or after it re-enters the building.
It is just tacky and distracting and sad to see some of you fleeing in the face of the procession, and hear your engines starting up as we’re trying to sing outdoors.
Therefore, it is FORBIDDEN to flee from processions once they reach the parking lot.
Thank You. Bishop Dolan

Daily Mass
On Friday we bade farewell to Priscila Sison and Kathy Atilon, the devout Philippina ladies from California who helped in the church, sacristy and office, but were most of all dear for their devotion to daily Mass. They have promised to pray for a replacement, i.e. two souls who attend daily Mass. Many of you manage two or three Masses a week, (the best, I know, you can) but the daily slot went to these ladies, and is now again vacant. Could you fill it? Please at least pray with us for a couple of replacements.
The 5:45 PM Mass early in the week (this week, Monday, for Mary’s Queenship) started as a remnant of last year’s Tuesday / St. Anthony devotion, in favor of our home education families who expressed an interest last Fall. We don’t always see them at their promised extra Mass per week, but often a nice little adult group gathers in church. Soon it will be time to begin again St. Anthony’s Tuesdays. Would morning services be preferred to evening?
Meanwhile, every Friday night we do have Mass at 5:45 PM with Novena and Benediction and Confessions, in honor of the Sacred Heart, as our chief parish devotion.
Please note that for the summer, we’re trying an earlier Saturday schedule: 6:30 AM and 8:00 AM. We hope you will find this an inducement to hear Mass on the old Sabbath Day, a busy work day for many. But how wonderful to begin it with Mary, for Saturday is her day!

Ladies Evening of Recollection
Ladies, join us Friday, June 15th, for an Evening of Recollection with 5:45 PM Mass, Benediction, and a Spiritual Talk at 7:00 PM with opportunity for questions and discussion. Confessions will be heard before the talk. Refreshments conclude the evening.

Our prayers and best wishes to Mr. & Mrs. Jared Chamberlain who were joined in the holy sacrament of Matrimony yesterday.

Father’s Day – June 17th
All our fathers, living and deceased, will be remembered at the special High Mass on Sunday, June 17th. Envelopes are available in the pews, the vestibule and the Gift Shop. Please fill them out and return them to the Office or in the collection basket if you wish your own father to be included.

Upcoming Events

• July 24th – 26th: Boys’ Camp
• August 21st – 23rd: Girls’ Camp

It’s Graduation Time Again!
Our congratulations to Aaron French who graduated this past Saturday, May 26th, from Greensburg Community High School and to Amy Richie who graduate from Columbus East High School yesterday.

Jog-A-Thon 2007
A Rousing Success!

Who would have thought so few people (69) could do so much ($14,105.10!) in so short a period of time (2 months).
For those who could not attend last Sunday’s awards presentation following the 9:00 AM Mass, here are the winners:

Families Collecting the Most Donations:
1st – The Arlinghaus Family: Dinner @ Golden Corral
2nd – The Halm Family: Four Reds tickets & Chick-Fil-A Coupons
3rd – The Briggs Family: Dinner @ Johnny Carino’s
4th – The Keaveney Family: 2 Nice Candle Holders
5th – The Ribar Family: 18 Beverage Glasses
6th – The Wnek Family: Coupons for Cici’s Pizza

Individuals Collecting the Most Donations:
1st – Lauren Riber: Mountain Bike
2nd – Olivia Wnek: Digital Camera
3rd – Nick McClorey: CD Player
4th – Millie Arlinghaus: CD Player
5th – Leanne Arlinghaus: Gift Card @ Target
6th – Samuel Arlinghaus: Gift Card @ Sam’s Club
7th – Rosemary Briggs: Gift Card @ Kroger
8th – Leo Arlinghaus: Gift Card @ Busken
9th – Madison Wilker: Gift Card @ Busken

Most Laps Run:
Yellow Group – Ages up to 8
1st place – $25: Joseph Simpson
2nd place – $15: Caroline Briggs, Ann Marie Halm, Connor Ribar, Jacinta Simpson
3rd place – $10: Elizabeth Halm, Gabrielle Swinney, Emma Wilker

Ages 9 – 13
1st place – $25: Thomas Simpson
2nd place – $15: Timothy Kunkel
3rd place – $10: Seth Cozzens, Andrew Ribar

Red Group – Ages 14 & Up
1st place – $25: Bree Keaveney, Lauren Ribar
2nd place – $15: John Lotarski
3rd place – $10: Addie Wilker

Adult Group
1st place – Hair Cut @ Ambiance Hair Salon: Megan Keaveney
2nd place – Gift Card @ TGIFriday’s: Scott Richesson
3rd place – Gift Card @ First Watch Restaurant: Devon Poeppelman
4th place – Gift Card @ First Watch Restaurant: Patrick Lotarski

Our congratulations and thanks to all our winners and to all those who participated and helped make this fundraiser a success.