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Scriptures for  May 26, 2019

May 26 SIXTH SUNDAY OF EASTER

Acts 15: 1-2. 22-29, Ps 67: 2-3. 5. 6. 8 (4), Rv 21: 10-14. 22-23,Jn 14: 23-29

May 27 Acts 1: 15-17. 20-26, Ps 113, Jn 15: 9-17

May 28  Acts 16: 22-34, Ps 138,  Jn 16: 5-11

May 29 Acts 17: 15. 22 -- 18: 1, Ps 148, Jn 16: 12-15

May 30  Acts 18: 1-8, Ps 98: 1. 2-3ab. 3cd-4, Jn 16: 16-20

May 31 Acts 18: 9-18, Ps 47: 2-3. 4-5. 6-7, Jn 16: 20-23

June 01 Acts 18: 23-28, Ps 47: 2-3. 8-9. 10, Jn 16: 23b-28

Next Sunday: Acts 1:1-11; Eph 1:17-23; Luke 24:46-53

 


 


 


 

 

 

 


 

 


 




 



 


PARISH COUNCIL: Our next meeting will be this coming Monday, October 1, 2018 @ 5:30p.m. in the Parish Hall.


ATTENTION! ALL USHERS!: Thank you for your part in the hospitality ministries of our church as ushers and greeters. A Mass count is done for every Mass during the month of October of every year. We need your help to make this information most accurate possible to be send to our Archdiocese. You will find the form on the back of the church, to write down the number of attendance for each Mass. If you have any questions, call the Parish Office.


DEVOTION TO THE BLESSED VIRGIN MARYWe will continue our study of the St. Louis De Montfort Book "The Secret of the Rosary" on Sunday   September 30th after the 11:30 Mass in the parish hall with a potluck lunch. Everyone is welcome to join in the discussion. Please bring a dish to share if you can. Contact Steve Carrigee for questions 706-593-4080.

YOUTH GROUP:  Will meet Monday, October 1st @ 6p.m. in the parish hall. You don't want to miss the opportunity to grow with your peers while having fun and deepening your faith. Mark your calendars also for October 29th! The Youth Group will meet in the Parish Hall to begin decorations for Trunk'r'treat. For questions call Tyler Flatt @ 334-540-5333

 ULTREYAThe next Ultreya for the Columbus, Ft. Benning and Phenix City Cursillo Community will be held on Sunday, October 7, at 1:30 PM ET in the parish hall of St Patrick's Church in Phenix City.  Everyone is invited to join us for a potluck lunch at 12:45 following the 11:30 AM Mass.  All Cursillistas and anyone interested in learning more about Cursillo are urged to attend. For information about Cursillo and upcoming events, call Bob Spano at 706-304-4457 or Louie Robinson at 706-464-5911.

PARISH COUNCIL: Our next meeting will be this coming Monday, October 1, 2018 @ 5:30p.m. in the Parish Hall.


ATTENTION! ALL USHERS!: Thank you for your part in the hospitality ministries of our church as ushers and greeters. A Mass count is done for every Mass during the month of October of every year. We need your help to make this information most accurate possible to be send to our Archdiocese. You will find the form on the back of the church, to write down the number of attendance for each Mass. If you have any questions, call the Parish Office.


DEVOTION TO THE BLESSED VIRGIN MARYWe will continue our study of the St. Louis De Montfort Book "The Secret of the Rosary" on Sunday   September 30th after the 11:30 Mass in the parish hall with a potluck lunch. Everyone is welcome to join in the discussion. Please bring a dish to share if you can. Contact Steve Carrigee for questions 706-593-4080.

YOUTH GROUP:  Will meet Monday, October 1st @ 6p.m. in the parish hall. You don't want to miss the opportunity to grow with your peers while having fun and deepening your faith. Mark your calendars also for October 29th! The Youth Group will meet in the Parish Hall to begin decorations for Trunk'r'treat. For questions call Tyler Flatt @ 334-540-5333

 ULTREYAThe next Ultreya for the Columbus, Ft. Benning and Phenix City Cursillo Community will be held on Sunday, October 7, at 1:30 PM ET in the parish hall of St Patrick's Church in Phenix City.  Everyone is invited to join us for a potluck lunch at 12:45 following the 11:30 AM Mass.  All Cursillistas and anyone interested in learning more about Cursillo are urged to attend. For information about Cursillo and upcoming events, call Bob Spano at 706-304-4457 or Louie Robinson at 706-464-5911.

COMING UP SPECIAL COLLECTIONS:

June 02: Catholic Communications

June 16: Seminarians

July 07: Peters Pence

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Welcome! St. Patrick Church is a celebration of Christ, Family & Community. 

We welcome you to St. Patrick's with open arms and hearts and look forward to serving you and your family.

God bless you and keep you.

  

St. Patrick Catholic Church is staffed by the Missionary Servants of the Most Holy Trinity.                                

   

NEW PARISHIONER: Welcome to our Parish Community. Please fill out our registration form!

BIENVENIDO! A nuestra familia! Por favor llene la forma de registro.


PRO-LIFE ROSARY, Every Saturday 5p.m.


 MASSES SCHEDULE: 

Saturdays: 5:30 p.m. English

Sundays:   8:30 a.m.  English

                   11:30 a.m.  English

                     5:00 p.m.  English
                     7:00 p.m.  En Español

Monday: NO MASS

Tuesday: 9:00 a.m. English

Wednesdays: 12 Noon  followed by Adoration till 2pm

Friday: 9:00 a.m.


Holy days will be announced.


THE FEAST OF THE ASCENSION:  In the Diocese of Mobile, the Holy Day of the Solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord has been transferred to the following Sunday, June 02, 2019.

Thursday, May 30th  is NOT a holyday of obligation.


Our Parish Office will be closed Monday, May 27, 2019 in observation to Memorial Day. We will be back on our regular schedule Tuesday, May 28. Have a Blessed and Safe weekend!


Missionary Servants of the Most Holy Trinity

Trinity Sunday Appeal

On June 16, 2019, Trinity Sunday, we will hold a special collection for the Missionary Servants of the Most Holy Trinity (Trinity Missions). This collection will help fund the  Missionary Servants’ work with those most in need both here in the U.S. and in Latin America.

Envelopes will be provided at all the Masses for this special second collection.  You can also go to Trinity Missions’ web site at www.TrinityMissions.org to find more information and to make a contribution. On behalf of all those we serve, thank you!


BULLETIN ANNOUNCEMENTS: All information or announcements to be published in this bulletin must be submitted in writing at the parish office by 10am on Tuesday of each week. All request will have to be approved by Father David and will be published space permitted. Thank You.


DEVOTION TO THE BLESSED VIRGIN MARY: We will continue our study of devotion to the Blessed Virgin Mary reading the St. Louis De Montfort Book "True Devotion to Mary" on Sunday May 26th after the 11:30am Mass in our parish hall.  Everyone is welcome to join in the discussion and share the potluck lunch. For questions Steve Carrigee for questions 706-593-4080.

 

COME JOIN US! The word from the bird is that the 4th Night of Fun and Family will be held 1 June 2019  following the 5:30 Mass! The theme is 1950’s Sock Hop, so dig out your saddle shoes and get to this  radioactive (cool, fabulous) event.  

Start planning what dish you will enter into the cooking contest! One dish meal or salad! Start imagining a basket you can make for the silent  auction!  Most of all get ready for a night of fun! Baskets will be available starting the second weekend in May. Potluck, trivia contest, DJ, and door prizes! Shhhhhh! I hear there is going to be a  surprise at the party this year!. 

Representatives will be available after each Mass on the 18th and 19th of May, with your invite, entrance form for the cooking contest, and baskets for the  silent auction.


 

BLESSING OF AGING: Everyone is invited to join us every Wednesday from May 15 thru June 12 @ 10am in the Parish Hall. For questions please contact Claudette Burque: caburque@bellsouth.

 

LAZARUS: We are in need of the following Hygiene products: Tooth paste, tooth brushes, shampoo, bath soap, deodorants,  for men and women and children

God bless you for your generosity!

 

CONGRATULATIONS! The Knights of  Columbus council 13415 will recognize our 2019 High School Seniors & award our Academic achievement award to all eligible recipients.  Please contact Johnny Rodriguez, (706)587-5532, for qualifications & details by June 1st.  Congratulations to all of our Graduates!

 

Sister Judy Jones: Is in an assisted living facility with a  broken neck vertebrae.  She was a great asset to St Patrick Church and School as well as working with the HIV communities.  Please send her cards, letters, and  prayers.  She's very lonely, confined, and in pain.  Your well wishing and correspondence will be greatly appreciated. She gave so much of herself.  Now our congregation can give back to her.  Thank you.

Sister Judy Jones

R124 Wesley Enhanced Living

8401 Roosevelt Blvd,

Philadelphia, PA  19152.


 


NEW POLICY FOR SACRAMENTS: In January, we will initiate our new Baptism and Quinceañera Policies.  We want to be of service for these important events in your life. So, hopefully, these policies will help you and us.

       Before making plans for either a Baptism or Quinceañera, call or stop by the office for a copy of he policy.  The priest will meet with the people involved (parents, godparents, sponsors, the Quinceañera and so forth).  There will also be a session to learn more about Baptism and the purpose of the Quinceanera  Celebration. And, we have set aside specific days for this process.  Looking forward to working with you.

 

RCIA (Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults)! Its for anyone that would like to learn more about our Faith to attend Thursday night Apologetics.  We meet every Thursday at 6:45 pm until 8:00 pm.  Come and see what we do!




Members of Our Parish Pastoral Council

 

Mrs. Donna Dawson                              Mr. William Flatt

Mr. William Harvard                             Mr. James Kehoe

Mrs. Erika O’Connor                             Mrs. Susan Temple

Mrs. Maribel Orozco                              Mr. Jose Ortiz

Mr. Alan Ruegemer

 

Thank you for your commitment to this ministry and to our parish.

May the Holy Spirit continue to guide the good work of our Parish Pastoral Council.


 

LITURGY and  Flu Virus

 

        Each week, we gather together to celebrate and share the Eucharist.  We do not want this to be an occasion to “share” the flu virus.  What  can we do?

         First, we should take the normal precautions: good      hygiene, washing our hands regularly, staying home if we are feeling sick.

         Here are some things that we can do at church: 

  • Disinfectant will be available at the church door  to wash our hands;
  • the Ministers of the Eucharist will disinfect their hands before distribution of Holy Communion;
  • we will still provide the Precious Blood in the chalice — please do not receive from the cup if you are coughing, sneezing or feel ill;
  • at the Sign of Peace, we normally shake hands.  If you want to vary the way you “offer one another a sign of peace” to a bow, a nod, or a smile, that is okay.  We certainly can acknowledge each other without touching.

 


 

 


BULLETIN ADVERTISING: Interested in placing an ad in our bulletin? The back cover of our bulletin is divided in two different sizes for ad spaces, and run on a one year period. The St. Patrick parish bulletin is published each week and is made available at all weekend Masses. Your ad purchase will help us defray the cost of our weekly bulletin!  Please contact the parish office for information (334) 298-9025.




  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  

 


 




 


 


 


 

 


 




 


 


 


 




 


 


 



 


 

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PARISH COUNCIL: Our next meeting will be this coming Monday, October 1, 2018 @ 5:30p.m. in the Parish Hall.


ATTENTION! ALL USHERS!: Thank you for your part in the hospitality ministries of our church as ushers and greeters. A Mass count is done for every Mass during the month of October of every year. We need your help to make this information most accurate possible to be send to our Archdiocese. You will find the form on the back of the church, to write down the number of attendance for each Mass. If you have any questions, call the Parish Office.


DEVOTION TO THE BLESSED VIRGIN MARYWe will continue our study of the St. Louis De Montfort Book "The Secret of the Rosary" on Sunday   September 30th after the 11:30 Mass in the parish hall with a potluck lunch. Everyone is welcome to join in the discussion. Please bring a dish to share if you can. Contact Steve Carrigee for questions 706-593-4080.

YOUTH GROUP:  Will meet Monday, October 1st @ 6p.m. in the parish hall. You don't want to miss the opportunity to grow with your peers while having fun and deepening your faith. Mark your calendars also for October 29th! The Youth Group will meet in the Parish Hall to begin decorations for Trunk'r'treat. For questions call Tyler Flatt @ 334-540-5333

 ULTREYAThe next Ultreya for the Columbus, Ft. Benning and Phenix City Cursillo Community will be held on Sunday, October 7, at 1:30 PM ET in the parish hall of St Patrick's Church in Phenix City.  Everyone is invited to join us for a potluck lunch at 12:45 following the 11:30 AM Mass.  All Cursillistas and anyone interested in learning more about Cursillo are urged to attend. For information about Cursillo and upcoming events, call Bob Spano at 706-304-4457 or Louie Robinson at 706-464-5911.


PARISH COUNCIL: Our next meeting will be this coming Monday, October 1, 2018 @ 5:30p.m. in the Parish Hall.


ATTENTION! ALL USHERS!: Thank you for your part in the hospitality ministries of our church as ushers and greeters. A Mass count is done for every Mass during the month of October of every year. We need your help to make this information most accurate possible to be send to our Archdiocese. You will find the form on the back of the church, to write down the number of attendance for each Mass. If you have any questions, call the Parish Office.


DEVOTION TO THE BLESSED VIRGIN MARYWe will continue our study of the St. Louis De Montfort Book "The Secret of the Rosary" on Sunday   September 30th after the 11:30 Mass in the parish hall with a potluck lunch. Everyone is welcome to join in the discussion. Please bring a dish to share if you can. Contact Steve Carrigee for questions 706-593-4080.

YOUTH GROUP:  Will meet Monday, October 1st @ 6p.m. in the parish hall. You don't want to miss the opportunity to grow with your peers while having fun and deepening your faith. Mark your calendars also for October 29th! The Youth Group will meet in the Parish Hall to begin decorations for Trunk'r'treat. For questions call Tyler Flatt @ 334-540-5333

 ULTREYAThe next Ultreya for the Columbus, Ft. Benning and Phenix City Cursillo Community will be held on Sunday, October 7, at 1:30 PM ET in the parish hall of St Patrick's Church in Phenix City.  Everyone is invited to join us for a potluck lunch at 12:45 following the 11:30 AM Mass.  All Cursillistas and anyone interested in learning more about Cursillo are urged to attend. For information about Cursillo and upcoming events, call Bob Spano at 706-304-4457 or Louie Robinson at 706-464-5911.

PARISH COUNCIL: Our next meeting will be this coming Monday, October 1, 2018 @ 5:30p.m. in the Parish Hall.


ATTENTION! ALL USHERS!: Thank you for your part in the hospitality ministries of our church as ushers and greeters. A Mass count is done for every Mass during the month of October of every year. We need your help to make this information most accurate possible to be send to our Archdiocese. You will find the form on the back of the church, to write down the number of attendance for each Mass. If you have any questions, call the Parish Office.


DEVOTION TO THE BLESSED VIRGIN MARYWe will continue our study of the St. Louis De Montfort Book "The Secret of the Rosary" on Sunday   September 30th after the 11:30 Mass in the parish hall with a potluck lunch. Everyone is welcome to join in the discussion. Please bring a dish to share if you can. Contact Steve Carrigee for questions 706-593-4080.

YOUTH GROUP:  Will meet Monday, October 1st @ 6p.m. in the parish hall. You don't want to miss the opportunity to grow with your peers while having fun and deepening your faith. Mark your calendars also for October 29th! The Youth Group will meet in the Parish Hall to begin decorations for Trunk'r'treat. For questions call Tyler Flatt @ 334-540-5333

 ULTREYAThe next Ultreya for the Columbus, Ft. Benning and Phenix City Cursillo Community will be held on Sunday, October 7, at 1:30 PM ET in the parish hall of St Patrick's Church in Phenix City.  Everyone is invited to join us for a potluck lunch at 12:45 following the 11:30 AM Mass.  All Cursillistas and anyone interested in learning more about Cursillo are urged to attend. For information about Cursillo and upcoming events, call Bob Spano at 706-304-4457 or Louie Robinson at 706-464-5911.

Gospel Glimpses 

 

 May12,2019                               John 10:22-30

 

      Quite an Earful

 

Those of us used to 20th century, and now millennium, living have grown accustomed to a certain amount of “white noise” in our life. Traffic sounds, phones ringing, radios, tvs, computers all add to the drone that our ears must constantly filter out. It takes personal effort to focus and hear what is truly important.

     The hectic pace of modern life does the same thing to our spiritual ears. How much do we have to filter out to hear Jesus’ call? As Jesus tells us in today’s gospel, “my sheep hear my voice, I know them and they follow me.” First we hear, then we follow. When we miss the gentle shepherd’s voice, we can easily lose our way. It’s         important create a time of silence each and every day, to hear Jesus call and follow close by his side 

 

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"The family idea is dear to God and to the Church ... I declare that I recognize the value of a family spirit, of a family working in the Church, of a family that with ardor will take these words from our dear Lord’s lips: ‘Going, therefore, teach ye all nations: baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit.'"

 

- Fr. Thomas Augustine Judge,  Founder of St. Patrick School and 3rd Pastor of St. Patrick Church


 

 

God so loved the world that he gave his only Son,
so that everyone who believes in him might not perish
but might have eternal life.
For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world,
but that the world might be saved through him.
Whoever believes in him will not be condemned,
but whoever does not believe has already been condemned,
because he has not believed in the name of the only Son of God. 

                                

                                                                         JN 3:16-18