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Pentecost XXI

October 21, 2007 – Pentecost XXI – Mission Sunday – St. Hilarion, Ab – Ss Ursula & Comp, VvMm
Third Sunday of the Month – Confession Sunday – Confessions will be heard before and/or during all Masses. Childrens’ Confessions are scheduled for 10:30 AM.

Servers Needed
A serving volunteer or two is needed to serve the 5:45 PM Mass on some Sundays when we have early Vespers. Please speak with Bishop Dolan if you are able to commit to this endeavor. Remember that many graces are obtained by serving at Our Lord’s altar during Holy Mass.

All Souls Day Envelopes
Please remember to fill out your All Souls Day envelopes for your beloved deceased. Envelopes may be found in the pews, in the vestibule and in the bookstore. Place them in the collection basket or hand them to an usher. The envelopes will remain upon the altar all during the month of November. All Souls Day is November 2nd this year, which also happens to be First Friday.

Lost and Found
There are numerous articles to be claimed in the lost and found department. Of special note are rosaries, missals, purses, hats, and sweaters. A table will be placed in the entry area of the church for the next two Sundays with all the items displayed. Unclaimed items will be sent to the mission churches.

This Week:
October Devotions
The October Devotions (Rosary, Litany and Prayer to St. Joseph) are recited every school day at 3:10 PM. Every Wednesday the Rosary is recited before the Blessed Sacrament Exposed at 3:00 PM, with Benediction and Holy Communion at approximately 3:30 PM. Join our children in prayer! Friday Evening – A Rosary Recollection, with Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament at 5:00 PM. October Devotions, Novena and Benediction at 5:45 PM, followed by a sermon, with Mass at approx. 6:10 PM. At 7:00 PM the recollection continues for the ladies with a special talk, discussion and refreshments.

Ladies’ Evening of Recollection
Friday, October 26th following the 5:45 PM Mass. Confessions will be heard before and after Mass. Bishop Dolan will give a spiritual talk with a time for questions, answers and refreshments to follow. Please contact Anita Swinney at 513-779-9390 for futher details.

Next Sunday
Next Sunday is The Great Feast of Christ the King and Pentecost XXII. The Blessed Sacrament will be exposed after the 11:30 Mass all afternoon. Christ the King and October Devotions are at 4:15 PM with closing Vespers and Benediction at 5:45 PM. Set aside some time to watch with the Great King of Kings.
Set your missal: Mass of Christ the King. Proper Preface , commemoration and Last Gospel: of Pentecost XXII

Upcoming Events
• October 28th – Feast of Christ the King, and afternoon adoration of the Blessed Sacrament.
• November 4th – All Saints Day procession •November 11th – Veterans Day cemetary visit and Rosary for the Poor Souls

Rosary Confraternity News
Members of the Rosary Confraternity are asked to attend the Rosary of Reparation at the Auburn Street Abortion Clinic on Saturday, October 27, at 10:00 AM. Non-Confraternity members are encouraged to attend and beseech Our Lady to end this heinous crime that offends Our Lord so very much.

Children’s All Saints Procession
The All Saints Day Procession and celebration will now take place on the Sunday within the Octave of All Saints. This year it is November 4th.

Prayers Please
In your charity please remember to pray for our October faithful departed:
Matilda E. Hamer, Marie B. Bludau, Edwin L. Newman, C. Baumgartner, James Lehman, Agnes Bandy, Mark Moser, Victor W. Feighery, Marie F. Borger, LaVerne Elmlinger, Albina Geiser, Belvie M. Mills, Lawrence Brueggemann Jr., Lawrence Brueggemann Sr., Vera DeBroca, Susan Schmidt, Nicholas J. Bischak, Elizabeth M. Richter. “Eternal rest grant unto them, O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon them. Amen.”

Choir Practice
A reminder that choir practice has resumed on Wednesday evenings at 7:00 PM. If you feel inspired to add your voice to our beautiful choir please contact Sister Mary Magdalene through the church office.

Bookstore News
Many new books and decorative items have arrived in the bookstore. Be sure to stop by after the Sunday Masses to peruse the new inventory.
If there is an item you don’t see on the shelves check with Miss Connie Wozny about perhaps a special order.