New Year s Mass Schedule will be our regular weekend schedule.

Save this PDF as:
 WORD  PNG  TXT  JPG

Size: px
Start display at page:

Download "New Year s Mass Schedule will be our regular weekend schedule."

Transcription

1 Christmas: Nativity of the Lord December 24 & December 25, 2016 ST. JUDE THE APOSTLE CATHOLIC CHURCH Established Highland Road Baton Rouge, Louisiana (On the Corner of Highland Road and Gardere Lane) St. Jude the Apostle Church, as a Catholic Faith Community, strives to spread the love of Christ by embracing our diversity of God-given gifts celebrated in prayer, sacraments, Eucharistic worship, fellowship, religious education, and service to the local and world community. St. Jude Parish Advisory Council: March 15, 2006 New Year s Mass Schedule will be our regular weekend schedule. Saturday, December 31, 2016: 4:00 pm Sunday, January 1, 2017: 8:00 am, 9:45 am and 11:30 am Parish Contact Information Parish Office Phone Parish Office Fax School Phone Parish Website School Website Fr. Trey Nelson, Pastor Deacon James Morrissey, Director of Administration Emergencies: after hours, please call and follow the directions given on the voice mail message. Daily Masses Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday at 8:15am Tuesday at 5:30pm (followed by Benediction and Adoration) Wednesday at noon also Weekend Masses Saturday 4:00pm Vigil Sunday at 8:00am, 9:45am, and 11:30am The Sacrament of Reconciliation Saturdays from 3:00pm-3:45pm or by appointment

2 Christmas: The Nativity of Lord Jesus Christ Saturday and Sunday December Joseph, son of David, do not be afraid to take Mary your wife into your home. For it is through the Holy Spirit that this child has been conceived in her. She will bear a son and you are to name him Jesus. (Matthew 1:18-25) Dear Friends, Even though we are still in the Advent season, I would like to take this opportunity to wish you and your loved ones a very Merry Christmas! I look forward to being with you, not only for all of our Masses this weekend, but for all of our Christmas Masses as well. Thank you for your constant love and support. One of the things that makes Christmas at Saint Jude so wonderful is our celebration of liturgy together. This could not be possible without the help of so many people: those who decorate, serve at Mass, read at Mass, our ushers, greeters, and, of course, our music ministry! I am so very thankful to all of you and truly hope that this time of year will renew you in spirit and in peace! Again, Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! Sincerely yours, Fr. Trey Nelson Pastor P.S. As I will be mentioning at Masses this weekend, Father Mike has asked me to let you know that he is sick and recovering from pneumonia. I know that we are all so grateful for his ministry to us. Please keep him and who are sick in your prayers.

3 Women s Morning of Reflection Due to limited seating, please RSVP by January 28, 2017 Maria Carillo at or Joyce Eiserloh at The parish office will be closed on Monday, December 26th and Monday, January 2nd St. Jude Parish To Celebrate World Marriage Day 2017! This year, St. Jude Parish will honor couples celebrating 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, 40, 45, 50, 55, 60 or more than 60 years of marriage, at the 4:00 p.m. mass on Saturday, February 4, 2017!!! You are invited to participate if you are celebrating one of these special anniversaries ANY TIME DURING THE YEAR OF Please contact Sandra Waguespack at to register to be a part of this special celebration. Prepare to feel special: All honored couples will receive a corsage and boutonnière, process in with Father Trey to reserved seating for Mass, receive a certificate, a keepsake program and a photograph. There will be a renewal of vows during Mass and a reception in the parish hall for you and your guest immediately following the Mass. This event is hosted by members of the St. Jude Marriage Encounter Ministry and St. Jude Church. All couples should bring a wedding photo for the display table at the reception Call now: registration deadline is January 27, 2017

4 Merry Christmas & Happy New Year! From: St. Jude Staff

5 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS SUNDAY, DECEMBER 25 No 11:30 am Mass MONDAY, DECEMBER 26 No Mass St. Jude Office Closed TUESDAY, DECEMBER 27 11:00am Private Baptism - Church 6:30 pm 11:30 Choir Practice - School Music Room WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 28 1:00 pm Convalidation - Church 6:30 pm 9:45 Choir Practice - Church THURSDAY, DECEMBER 29 FRIDAY, DECEMBER 30 SATURDAY, DECEMBER 31 SUNDAY, JANUARY 1 Monday: READINGS FOR THE WEEK Acts 6:8-10; 7:54-59; Ps 31:3cd-4, 6, 8ab, 16bc, 17; Mt 10:17-22 Tuesday: 1 Jn 1:1-4; Ps 97:1-2, 5-6, 11-12; Jn 20:1a, 2-8 Wednesday: 1 Jn 1:5 2:2; Ps 124:2-5, 7b-8; Mt 2:13-18 Thursday: 1 Jn 2:3-11; Ps 96:1-3, 5b-6; Lk 2:36-40 Friday: Sir 3:2-6, or Col 3:12-21 [12-17]; Ps 128:1-5; Mt 2:13-15, Saturday: 1 Jn 2:18-21; Ps 96:1-2, 11-13; Jn 1:1-18 Sunday: Nm 6:22-27; Ps 67:2-3, 5, 6, 8; Gal 4:4-7; Lk 2:16-21 MASS INTENTIONS MONDAY, DECEMBER 26 8:15 am No Mass TUESDAY, DECEMBER 27 5:30 pm Herbert Bush, Jr. WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 28 8:15 am For the People 12:00 Noon Irwin Wilbert THURSDAY, DECEMBER 29 8:15 am Neal & Myrtle Altazan FRIDAY, DECEMBER 30 No Daily Mass SATURDAY, DECEMBER 31 4:00 pm Louis St. Amant Laura Martina Barbara Sebastian SUNDAY, JANUARY 1 8:00 am Court Regina Coeli #2063 Members 9:45 am Hazel & Wanda Roy 11:30 am Jerry Lowe

Confirmation Preparation

Confirmation Preparation Confirmation Preparation A GUIDEBOOK FOR CONFIRMATION CANDIDATES AND PARENTS St. Bartholomew, St. Joseph, and St. Stephen Catholic Churches...that their hearts may be encouraged as they are brought together

More information

7.1.1 The church is Christ together with his people called both to worship and to serve him in all of life.

7.1.1 The church is Christ together with his people called both to worship and to serve him in all of life. Living Faith: Chapter 7 - "God's Church" Page 1 of 6 Living Faith - Chapter 7 - God's Church 7.1 The Church 7.1.1 The church is Christ together with his people called both to worship and to serve him in

More information

Saint Ann. Parent/Student Religious Education Handbook 2015-2016

Saint Ann. Parent/Student Religious Education Handbook 2015-2016 12 1 St. Ann Catholic Church Mass Times: Saturday/Sunday: 4:30pm, 8:00am, 9:45am, 11:30am Weekdays: 6:45pm Monday, 8:30am Tuesday-Friday 8:30am 2 nd and 4 th Saturdays Reconciliation: Monday: 5:30-6:30pm,

More information

afternoon or evening 12:00pm, 2:00pm, and 5:30pm

afternoon or evening 12:00pm, 2:00pm, and 5:30pm General information & Questions The following most asked questions and answers (Q & A) may appear to the reader to be legalistic. Please understand that our desire is to assist you in a pastoral way, while

More information

Sacred Heart Catholic Church Faith Formation Registration Form 2015-2016 Catechetical Year

Sacred Heart Catholic Church Faith Formation Registration Form 2015-2016 Catechetical Year Sacred Heart Catholic Church Faith Formation Registration Form 2015-2016 Catechetical Year DATE RECEIVED: BAPTISMAL RECORD RECEIVED MEDICAL/PHOTO RELEASE COMMITMENT FORM REGISTRATION PAID $ Cash Check

More information

Our Lady Of Humility Church PARISH MINISTRY GUIDE

Our Lady Of Humility Church PARISH MINISTRY GUIDE Our Lady Of Humility Church As a branch of the one vine, as the family of our Lord Jesus, it is our mission to follow the way of the Lord by extending welcome, embracing in healing love and sharing the

More information

SACRAMENTAL GUIDELINES The Initiation of Children

SACRAMENTAL GUIDELINES The Initiation of Children Diocese of Hamilton SACRAMENTAL GUIDELINES The Initiation of Children Approved by The Most Reverend Douglas Crosby, OMI Bishop of Hamilton 0 Diocese of Hamilton SACRAMENTAL GUIDELINES The Initiation of

More information

Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church. Parish School of Religion (PSR) Bethalto, Illinois. PSR Family Handbook

Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church. Parish School of Religion (PSR) Bethalto, Illinois. PSR Family Handbook Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church Parish School of Religion (PSR) Bethalto, Illinois PSR Family Handbook Date: August, 2014 Introduction Welcome to the Parish School of religion (PSR) at Our Lady

More information

great God has a plan!

great God has a plan! Cornerstone Chapel Holiday Edition great God has a plan! ^ by: Pastor Mark Giaimo There s a great verse in Jeremiah where God is speaking hope over his people. Because of that, I ve always loved this verse

More information

11011 Hall Rd. Houston Tx 77089 281-481-6816 www.stlukescatholic.com

11011 Hall Rd. Houston Tx 77089 281-481-6816 www.stlukescatholic.com 11011 Hall Rd. Houston Tx 77089 281-481-6816 www.stlukescatholic.com Hospitality Evangelization Outreach Scriptures: Hospitality in Biblical Times (Gen: 18 1-8) Hospitality in Vatican II: Eucharist Word

More information

NOTATIONS ON THE LITURGICAL CALENDAR. for the ARCHDIOCESE OF SAINT PAUL AND MINNEAPOLIS

NOTATIONS ON THE LITURGICAL CALENDAR. for the ARCHDIOCESE OF SAINT PAUL AND MINNEAPOLIS OFFICE OF WORSHIP NOTATIONS ON THE LITURGICAL CALENDAR for the ARCHDIOCESE OF SAINT PAUL AND MINNEAPOLIS 2015 Prepared by the Office of Worship for use in the Archdiocese of Saint Paul & Minneapolis 226

More information

ANNUAL REPORT 7 1 7 1 G L E N R I D G E D R I V E / A T L A N T A, G A 3 0 3 2 8

ANNUAL REPORT 7 1 7 1 G L E N R I D G E D R I V E / A T L A N T A, G A 3 0 3 2 8 SAINT JUDE THE APOSTLE CATHOLIC CHURCH ANNUAL REPORT JULY 2014 JUNE 2015 7 1 7 1 G L E N R I D G E D R I V E / A T L A N T A, G A 3 0 3 2 8 O F F I C E : 7 7 0-3 9 4-3 8 9 6 F A X : 7 7 0-3 9 9-7 8 6 6

More information

The Gospel of John: A Youth s Eyewitness Account

The Gospel of John: A Youth s Eyewitness Account Saint Mary of he Immaculate Conception Youth Ministry The Gospel of John: A Youth s Eyewitness Account 2010-2011 To live as He Lived To love as He Loved To serve as He Served Milton, Wisconsin Your Name

More information

San Rafael Catholic Church YOUTH MINISTRY & MIDDLE SCHOOL MINISTRY REGISTRATION YEAR: 2015-2016 FAMILY INFORMATION PARENT INFORMATION

San Rafael Catholic Church YOUTH MINISTRY & MIDDLE SCHOOL MINISTRY REGISTRATION YEAR: 2015-2016 FAMILY INFORMATION PARENT INFORMATION FAMILY NAME: ADDRESS: San Rafael Catholic Church YOUTH MINISTRY & MIDDLE SCHOOL MINISTRY REGISTRATION YEAR: 2015-2016 FAMILY INFORMATION CITY: STATE: ZIP: HOME #: FATHER (or male guardian) FULL NAME: EMAIL:

More information

Summer Internship Program 2015

Summer Internship Program 2015 Summer Internship Program 2015 Application Process: 1. Read & Submit this application and résumé to our Welcome Center / FH Offices or email to Brian@thefreedomhouse.org. Application Deadline is Sunday

More information

LITURGICAL MINISTRY. St. Francis of Assisi Parish

LITURGICAL MINISTRY. St. Francis of Assisi Parish St. Francis of Assisi Parish LITURGICAL MINISTRY A variety of people with diverse gifts & skills contribute to the creation, prayerfulness, & beauty of the liturgies here at St. Francis The Liturgical

More information

The family that prays together, stays together. Father Peyton

The family that prays together, stays together. Father Peyton St. Therese s Church 64 Davis Street Shavertown, PA 18708 (570) 696-1144 www.stthereses-shavertown.com The family that prays together, stays together. Father Peyton The same can be said of Saint Therese

More information

Ministry of Hospitality

Ministry of Hospitality 2. Ministry of Hospitality Thank You for your interest and commitment to our Ministry. To those who are new, WELCOME to the Ministry of Greeters. Together, we can all make a difference here at Teller County

More information

PASTORAL PLAN FOR HOLY TRINITY CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL 2015-2016. Ut Omnes Unum Sint That All May Be One

PASTORAL PLAN FOR HOLY TRINITY CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL 2015-2016. Ut Omnes Unum Sint That All May Be One PASTORAL PLAN FOR HOLY TRINITY CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL 2015-2016 Ut Omnes Unum Sint That All May Be One Principal: Humberto Cacilhas BHNCDSB Theme: Act Justly, Love Tenderly, Walk Humbly With Our God. - 1

More information

Christ the King Parish and Catholic Center

Christ the King Parish and Catholic Center Christ the King Parish and Catholic Center Highland at Dalrymple, LSU Box 25131 Baton Rouge, LA 70803 Phone: 225-344-8595 Fax: 225-344-1920 August 30, 2015 Twenty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time www.ctklsu.org

More information

St. Augustine. Church and. Catholic Student. Center. Strategic Plan: Revised

St. Augustine. Church and. Catholic Student. Center. Strategic Plan: Revised St. Augustine Church and Catholic Student Center Strategic Plan: Revised Revised by the Parish Council: July 16, 2014 1 Table of Contents Mission Statement..3 Mission 10,000.....4 Worship..7 Learning.10

More information

Pax Christi Catholic Church Confirmation Class 2014-2015. Information & Registration Packet

Pax Christi Catholic Church Confirmation Class 2014-2015. Information & Registration Packet Pax Christi Catholic Church Confirmation Class 2014-2015 Information & Registration Packet Patrick Meleney Director of Youth Ministry ymdirector@paxchristi.org 303-799-1036 x.103 Dear Parish Families,

More information

Getting to know you. Intro. Chapter pg 1a. Presentation of Mary Advent Anticipation. to God, and accepted his call.

Getting to know you. Intro. Chapter pg 1a. Presentation of Mary Advent Anticipation. to God, and accepted his call. Intro. Chapter pg 1a Seasonal Getting to know you Call To Faith 6th Grade Activities will be in your boxes with supply needed to develop the activities. Title Overview Scripture Chapter Words Activities

More information

Ministries And Programs

Ministries And Programs PARISH OFFICE BUSINESS HOURS Business Hours: Mon-Thurs, 8 AM-4:30 PM Bulletin Deadline: 9 days prior to publication Saint John the Apostle Parish Parish Office 422-2196 Parish Fax 422-2471 www.stjohnonline.org

More information

St. Agnes Children s Faith Formation Program Family Handbook

St. Agnes Children s Faith Formation Program Family Handbook St. Agnes Children s Faith Formation Program Family Handbook St Agnes Catholic Community 1025 Masonic Ave. San Francisco, CA 94117 www.saintagnessf.com (415)487-8560, Fax (415)487-8575 TABLE OF CONTENTS

More information

HOSPITALITY: THE DOORWAY TO EVANGELIZATION. Diocesan Office for Parish Life Diocese of Scranton

HOSPITALITY: THE DOORWAY TO EVANGELIZATION. Diocesan Office for Parish Life Diocese of Scranton HOSPITALITY: THE DOORWAY TO EVANGELIZATION Diocesan Office for Parish Life Diocese of Scranton Is our Parish Welcoming? For I was a stranger and you welcomed me. (Matthew 24:35) How welcoming is my parish?

More information

The LORD is merciful and gracious, slow to anger, and plenteous in mercy. (Psalms 103:8)

The LORD is merciful and gracious, slow to anger, and plenteous in mercy. (Psalms 103:8) The LORD is merciful and gracious, slow to anger, and plenteous in mercy. (Psalms 103:8) Tai Po Sam Yuk Secondary School Parents Circular (23 November 2015) M1516-004 To our Parents/Guardians, I am glad

More information

MINISTRY OF HOSPITALITY USHERS & GREETERS

MINISTRY OF HOSPITALITY USHERS & GREETERS MINISTRY OF HOSPITALITY USHERS & GREETERS Prepared November, 2010 Ministry of Hospitality, Ushers & Greeters Page 2 of 7 Table of Contents Page No. General Information... 3 Requirements...3 Expectations...

More information

A Ministry Serving Eastern Washington. Catholic Funeral & Cemetery Services of Spokane

A Ministry Serving Eastern Washington. Catholic Funeral & Cemetery Services of Spokane A Ministry Serving Eastern Washington Catholic Funeral & Cemetery Services of Spokane Catholic Funeral & Cemetery Services Caring for Families in Our Community. Living Our Mission Catholic Funeral & Cemetery

More information

The Voice of St. Stephen

The Voice of St. Stephen The Voice of St. Stephen Volume Issue THE INCARNATION: THE REAL MEANING OF CHRISTMAS For many, Christmas is the time to think of Jesus as a baby in a manger. While the birth of Christ is a special and

More information

Regina Catholic Schools

Regina Catholic Schools Regina Catholic Schools Recruiting for the New Millennium Teacher Application Quality Catholic Education Our Teachers strive to exemplify the message and vision of Jesus Christ and promote Gospel values

More information

STANDARD PROCEDURES FOR MHT LECTORS (As of: 23 January 2015)

STANDARD PROCEDURES FOR MHT LECTORS (As of: 23 January 2015) STANDARD PROCEDURES FOR MHT LECTORS (As of: 23 January 2015) 1. Be there! If you are unable to attend your scheduled Mass please try to find a substitute. If you cannot find a sub, please notify COL Dan

More information

The online application is here: http://www.diokzoo.org/application

The online application is here: http://www.diokzoo.org/application Applications are now being accepted for the Lay Ecclesial Ministry Institute of the Diocese of Kalamazoo which will begin its first sessions in September, 2015. The Institute seeks to provide women and

More information

Funeral, Memorial or Graveside Service Information Form

Funeral, Memorial or Graveside Service Information Form Today s date: The person this service is being planned for is: Their name exactly as it should appear in the worship bulletin: The person s date of birth: If deceased, the person s date of death: The person

More information

2015-2016 Faith Development Program Registration Form

2015-2016 Faith Development Program Registration Form The Catholic Community of St. Thomas More 940 CARMICHAEL STREET CHAPEL HILL NC 27514 WWW.STMCHAPELHILL.ORG (P) 919.933.1041 (F) 919-942-6193 Dear Parents: We invite you to register your children/youth

More information

COMPREHENSIVE YOUTH MINISTRY

COMPREHENSIVE YOUTH MINISTRY Office of Youth and Young Adult Ministry Office of Religious Education Directory for Catechesis COMPREHENSIVE YOUTH MINISTRY YOUTH MINISTRY GOALS AND COMPONENTS Addressing the challenge of the Catholic

More information

Faith Formation & Youth Ministry

Faith Formation & Youth Ministry Faith Formation & Youth Ministry 2015-2016 Accordingly, the definitive aim of catechesis is to put people not only in touch but in communion, in intimacy, with Jesus Christ: only He can lead us to the

More information

THE CHURCH OF SAINT MONICA 610-647-4757 Office of Religious Education Office of Family & Youth Ministry

THE CHURCH OF SAINT MONICA 610-647-4757 Office of Religious Education Office of Family & Youth Ministry 2015-2016 Calendar Religious Education Schedule Family and Youth Ministry Schedule Edge: Grades 7&8 Lifeteen: Grades 9-12 Important Sacrament Dates Liturgy of the Word (*LOW*) Schedule *LOW indicates the

More information

Integrating Confirmation into a Comprehensive Youth Ministry

Integrating Confirmation into a Comprehensive Youth Ministry Integrating Confirmation into a Comprehensive Youth Ministry Changing Directions The comprehensive approach to youth ministry developed in YouthWorks provides an excellent opportunity to integrate high

More information

Call the Parish Center 399-9168

Call the Parish Center 399-9168 MINISTRY MINISTRY FOCUS MINISTRY LEAD PHONE # EMAIL ADDRESS Buildings & Grounds Maintenance Call the Parish Center 399-9168 Church Office Assistant Call the Parish Center 399-9168 Mailings Call the Parish

More information

PASTORAL ASSOCIATE GUIDELINES

PASTORAL ASSOCIATE GUIDELINES PASTORAL ASSOCIATE GUIDELINES Office of Lay Ecclesial Ministries 66 Brooks Drive, Braintree, MA 02184 (617) 779-3690 I. Pastoral Associates A. Title Guidelines for Pastoral Associates The title Pastoral

More information

Annual Performance Evaluation Rector

Annual Performance Evaluation Rector Annual Performance Evaluation Rector Employee Name: Seth Dietrich Position Title: Rector Supervisor Name: Supervisor Title: Bishop of Milwaukee; Wardens of Christ Church Date of Review: Period of Review:

More information

Shepherding School Notes

Shepherding School Notes Shepherding School Notes As you put a found sheep upon your shoulders, you need to lead them to a full understanding of the following subjects within the first month of your contact with them. 1. THE WAY

More information

Lay Ministry Sunday: In Your Parish and Diocese

Lay Ministry Sunday: In Your Parish and Diocese Lay Ministry Sunday: In Your Parish and Diocese Promotional Packet Courtesy of the Advocacy Committee for National Association of Lay Ministry Mission Statement The National Association for Lay Ministry

More information

GIVING MY GIFTS Parish Exploration and Reflections

GIVING MY GIFTS Parish Exploration and Reflections Parish Exploration and Reflections What return can I make to the Lord for all that He has done for me? (Psalm 116:12) + If we are truly DISCIPLES of Christ, our lives must be lives of STEWARDSHIP! + As

More information

Vocations. One of my goals as the rector of St. John Fisher. Open Wide the Doors to Seminary! SPECIAL ISSUE: St. John Fisher Seminary.

Vocations. One of my goals as the rector of St. John Fisher. Open Wide the Doors to Seminary! SPECIAL ISSUE: St. John Fisher Seminary. Fall 2012 Pray for Vocations to the Priesthood One of my goals as the rector of St. John Fisher Seminary is to open up the doors to dispel any mystery about seminary life. This issue of Vocations is dedicated

More information

Lay Ministry Formation Program

Lay Ministry Formation Program Archdiocese of Hartford Office of Religious Education and Evangelization Lay Ministry Formation Program Course Descriptions What is Lay Ministry? Ministry is the way in which the Church continues what

More information

Gen. 1:1 2:4, Mark 1:15, John 14:26, John 16:7 15, Acts 17:22 31, Rom. 3:23 24, Rom. 8:18 27, Col. 1:9 23

Gen. 1:1 2:4, Mark 1:15, John 14:26, John 16:7 15, Acts 17:22 31, Rom. 3:23 24, Rom. 8:18 27, Col. 1:9 23 Uniting Church in Sweden A Theological Foundation Introduction 1. There is only one true and living God The Father, The Son and The Holy Spirit who creates, saves, and gives life. Creation and salvation

More information

GUIDELINES FOR HIRING A PARISH DIRECTOR OF MUSIC MINISTRY DIOCESE OF ST. PETERSBURG, FLORIDA June 2003

GUIDELINES FOR HIRING A PARISH DIRECTOR OF MUSIC MINISTRY DIOCESE OF ST. PETERSBURG, FLORIDA June 2003 GUIDELINES FOR HIRING A PARISH DIRECTOR OF MUSIC MINISTRY DIOCESE OF ST. PETERSBURG, FLORIDA June 2003 INTRODUCTION "The Church earnestly desires that all the faithful be led to that full, conscious and

More information

Why do we go to Adoration? Quotes on the Most Blessed Sacrament

Why do we go to Adoration? Quotes on the Most Blessed Sacrament Why do we go to Adoration? Quotes on the Most Blessed Sacrament "The Eucharist is connected with the Passion. To make sure that we do not forget, Jesus gave us the Eucharist as a memorial of his love When

More information

The Handbook on Licensed Lay Ministry

The Handbook on Licensed Lay Ministry The Handbook on Licensed Lay Ministry The Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth Commission on Ministry: Committee for Lay Ministry September 2001 INDEX Preface...Page 3 Lector...Page 5 Lay Reader...Page 6 Lay

More information

St. Charles Catholic School Graduate is A Life-Long Learner who Is self-motivated

St. Charles Catholic School Graduate is A Life-Long Learner who Is self-motivated St. Charles Catholic School Graduate is A Life-Long Learner who Is self-motivated PARENT NEWSLETTER November 30, 2015 Welcome Back! As you all know, November 29th marked the beginning of Advent. Advent

More information

MINISTRY GUIDE ST. SYLVESTER R.C. CHURCH ~ 68 OHIO AVENUE, MEDFORD, NY 11763 PARISH PHONE NUMBER: (631) 475-4506

MINISTRY GUIDE ST. SYLVESTER R.C. CHURCH ~ 68 OHIO AVENUE, MEDFORD, NY 11763 PARISH PHONE NUMBER: (631) 475-4506 MINISTRY GUIDE ST. SYLVESTER R.C. CHURCH ~ 68 OHIO AVENUE, MEDFORD, NY 11763 PARISH PHONE NUMBER: (631) 475-4506 WEBSITE: WWW.STSYLVESTERLI.ORG Please use this Guide to help you choose the Ministries that

More information

PSALMS OF ADVENT AND CHRISTMAS. A Workshop of Music and Prayer for All Music Ministers

PSALMS OF ADVENT AND CHRISTMAS. A Workshop of Music and Prayer for All Music Ministers PSALMS OF ADVENT AND CHRISTMAS A Workshop of Music and Prayer for All Music Ministers OVERVIEW Morning Prayer Advent Biblical commentary Sing! Liturgical commentary Christmas Biblical commentary Sing!

More information

Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe First Reading: Ezekiel 34:11-12, 15-17 Second Reading: 1 Corinthians 15:20-26, 28 Gospel: Matthew 25:31-46

Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe First Reading: Ezekiel 34:11-12, 15-17 Second Reading: 1 Corinthians 15:20-26, 28 Gospel: Matthew 25:31-46 NOVEMBER 23, 2014 Month of The Holy Souls FROM THE PASTOR S DESK Are you a pastoral lay leader who feels called to formally serve the Church in collaboration with the Archbishop, priests, and deacons?

More information

Holy Trinity Catholic Church MINISTRY OF HOSPITALITY/USHER GUIDELINES

Holy Trinity Catholic Church MINISTRY OF HOSPITALITY/USHER GUIDELINES Holy Trinity Catholic Church MINISTRY OF HOSPITALITY/USHER GUIDELINES The Holy Trinity Parish Community is grateful for your generosity and commit-ment to serving as a Minister of Hospitality (MOH) (previously

More information

Sample PPC Foundation Documents GUIDELINES FOR PARISH PASTORAL COUNCILS

Sample PPC Foundation Documents GUIDELINES FOR PARISH PASTORAL COUNCILS Sample PPC Foundation Documents Many diocesan models are powerful embodiments of the vision of the Second Vatican Council. They can be found on diocesan websites throughout the country. One example can

More information

Commissioning of Accredited Lay Preachers

Commissioning of Accredited Lay Preachers Commissioning of Accredited Lay Preachers A commissioning service is conducted by a District/Area Council after accreditation by the Ministries Committee on behalf of the General Assembly. The commissioning

More information

Prayers for a Virtual Pilgrimage with Pope Francis

Prayers for a Virtual Pilgrimage with Pope Francis Prayers for a Virtual Pilgrimage with Pope Francis Tuesday, September 22 Washington, DC As our shepherd Pope Francis begins his pilgrimage to the United States, please pray for the Church in our country.

More information

DIOCESE OF ST. PETERSBURG GUIDELINES FOR CATECHIST CERTIFICATION

DIOCESE OF ST. PETERSBURG GUIDELINES FOR CATECHIST CERTIFICATION DIOCESE OF ST. PETERSBURG GUIDELINES FOR CATECHIST CERTIFICATION Introduction The dimensions of formation: being, knowing, and savoir-faire The formation of catechists is made up of different dimensions.

More information

A Handbook for Ushers and Greeters

A Handbook for Ushers and Greeters A Handbook for Ushers and Greeters A THEOLOGY OF LAY LITURGICAL MINISTRY "But you are a 'chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people of his own, so that you may announce the praises' of him

More information

ALL SAIN S OUR VISION

ALL SAIN S OUR VISION ALL SAIN S OUR VISION T Introduction The laws of maths and geometry teach us that the shortest distance between two points is always a straight line. If only the Israelites had paid attention to this when

More information

NEW WEEKEND MASS SCHEDULE BEGINS NEXT WEEKEND, MAY 24 & 25! Saturday Vigil at 5:00pm Sunday at 8:30am Sunday at 10:30am. From Fr.

NEW WEEKEND MASS SCHEDULE BEGINS NEXT WEEKEND, MAY 24 & 25! Saturday Vigil at 5:00pm Sunday at 8:30am Sunday at 10:30am. From Fr. T H E M E S S A G E From Fr. John Madigan NEW WEEKEND MASS SCHEDULE BEGINS NEXT WEEKEND, MAY 24 & 25! Saturday Vigil at 5:00pm Sunday at 8:30am Sunday at 10:30am Thank you especially to Fr. Mike Raschko

More information

Reflections From Our Graduates

Reflections From Our Graduates Reflections From Our Graduates Graduate Degrees in Theology Seminary & School of Theology Steeped in Tradition, Engaging the present, Shaping the future The laity is called to participate actively in the

More information

Guidelines for Ushers

Guidelines for Ushers Guidelines for Ushers The following guidelines for Ushers reflect current liturgical practice at St. Francis Xavier parish in Parkersburg, WV, for Eucharistic celebrations on Sundays and Holy Days; the

More information

Revelation. Life in Jesus. (The Way, The Truth and The Life, Teacher Book, CTS Religious Education)

Revelation. Life in Jesus. (The Way, The Truth and The Life, Teacher Book, CTS Religious Education) Religion Policy Committee Name: Curriculum Date of Approval: Validity Date: 2012-2015 Person responsible: RE Leader / Worship Leader Purpose Our primary focus... should be revelation. God is always the

More information

EXTRAORDINARY MINISTER OF HOLY COMMUNION

EXTRAORDINARY MINISTER OF HOLY COMMUNION EXTRAORDINARY MINISTER OF HOLY COMMUNION DR A FT ANNUAL RENEWAL PROCESS St. Ignatius Loyola Catholic Church Spring, TX DR AF T Welcome to the Online Renewal Process for Extraordinary Ministers of Holy

More information

A Love Relationship to Last a Lifetime. Hosting Information

A Love Relationship to Last a Lifetime. Hosting Information A Love Relationship to Last a Lifetime Hosting Information A seminar about grace, love, oneness, understanding, communication and fun within a love relationship that lasts a lifetime. Dear seminar coordinator,

More information

Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you; and lo, I am with you always, to the close of

Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you; and lo, I am with you always, to the close of Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you; and lo, I am with you always, to the close of the age. (Mt. 28:19a, 20) Catechist Certification Guidelines

More information

MINISTERS OF HOSPITALITY Guidelines

MINISTERS OF HOSPITALITY Guidelines MINISTERS OF HOSPITALITY Guidelines I. Introduction II. Selection III. Formation IV. Commissioning V. Clothing VI. Responsibilities A. General Responsibilities of a Minister of Hospitality B. Responsibilities

More information

GRADUATE ASSISTANTSHIP in LITURGY AND MUSIC. College of Saint Benedict Campus Ministry

GRADUATE ASSISTANTSHIP in LITURGY AND MUSIC. College of Saint Benedict Campus Ministry GRADUATE ASSISTANTSHIP in LITURGY AND MUSIC Mission of Saint Benedict s Campus Ministry College of Saint Benedict Campus Ministry Campus Ministry supports this mission by accompanying students on their

More information

IGNATIAN ASSOCIATES. Core Beliefs and Statement of Identity and Values

IGNATIAN ASSOCIATES. Core Beliefs and Statement of Identity and Values Our Core Beliefs 1 We are rooted in the Gospel above all else. From this experience of God in the person of Jesus and the Word of Scripture, all our core beliefs flow. We are formed by Ignatian Spirituality

More information

Finance Ministry Team

Finance Ministry Team Finance Ministry Team The Committee on Finance shall have special responsibility with the guidance of the pastor(s) to make recommendations to the treasurer as to which outstanding bills will be paid and

More information

Angel Tree Church Coordinator s Guide

Angel Tree Church Coordinator s Guide Angel Tree Church Coordinator s Guide Table of Contents Phase 1: Preparation and Recruitment 1 What is Angel Tree? 1 Basic Guidelines 1 Step 1: Prepare for the Program 2 Step 2: Recruit Your Team 3 Step

More information

Give praise with tambourines... praise him with flutes and strings. PSALMS 150: 4. 0307 Pastoral Music Ministry SLMU 1

Give praise with tambourines... praise him with flutes and strings. PSALMS 150: 4. 0307 Pastoral Music Ministry SLMU 1 Give praise with tambourines... praise him with flutes and strings. PSALMS 150: 4 0307 Pastoral Music Ministry SLMU 1 SLMU 2 Pastoral Music Ministry 0307 PASTORAL MUSIC MINISTRY I. INTRODUCTION II. PLANNING

More information

HOSPITALITY AT CHURCH

HOSPITALITY AT CHURCH HOSPITALITY AT CHURCH GREETERS Jesus Christ teaches that whenever we welcome one of the least of our sisters and brothers, we welcome Christ Himself. Parishioners of a stewardship parish seek to see the

More information

ST. EDWARD CHURCH WEDDING HOSPITALITY MINISTRY

ST. EDWARD CHURCH WEDDING HOSPITALITY MINISTRY Page 1 of 4 ST. EDWARD CHURCH WEDDING HOSPITALITY MINISTRY The role of the Wedding Hospitality Minister includes both practical and pastoral aspects. It is primarily one of hospitality with adjunct duties

More information

OUR LADY OF THE MOUNTAINS ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH

OUR LADY OF THE MOUNTAINS ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH OUR LADY OF THE MOUNTAINS ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH LAY MINISTRY PROFILES Parish Mission Statement Our Lady of the Mountains Roman Catholic Parish is a faith community called to serve the residents and visitors

More information

RESOURCE LIST. Find a parish Find a parish near you in the Archdiocese of St. Louis www.archstl.org/parishes CHARITABLE SERVICES AND SOCIAL JUSTICE

RESOURCE LIST. Find a parish Find a parish near you in the Archdiocese of St. Louis www.archstl.org/parishes CHARITABLE SERVICES AND SOCIAL JUSTICE RESOURCE LIST Find a parish Find a parish near you in the Archdiocese of St. Louis www.archstl.org/parishes CHARITABLE SERVICES AND SOCIAL JUSTICE Counseling Catholic Family Services (314) 544-3800 Provides

More information

2000 rue Sherbrooke O. H3H 1G4 @ 6pm, supper included (or 7pm for the meeting only)

2000 rue Sherbrooke O. H3H 1G4 @ 6pm, supper included (or 7pm for the meeting only) The Mission Jeunesse - Youth Ministry Office i s a c o o r d i n at i o n t eam, m an d at ed b y t h e A r c h b i s h o p o f Mo n t r eal to promote in the diocese, outreach to teenagers (13-17 years

More information

Principles for Understanding Deaf Ministry and. Guidelines for Hiring Pastoral Ministers for the. Deaf Community

Principles for Understanding Deaf Ministry and. Guidelines for Hiring Pastoral Ministers for the. Deaf Community Principles for Understanding Deaf Ministry and Guidelines for Hiring Pastoral Ministers for the Deaf Community It happens that there are many different languages in the world, and none is meaningless;

More information

PASTORAL ASSOCIATE Position Description and Competencies

PASTORAL ASSOCIATE Position Description and Competencies PASTORAL ASSOCIATE Position Description and Competencies Archdiocese of Milwaukee Human Resources Department 3501 S. Lake Dr. - PO Box 070912 Milwaukee, WI 53207-0912 414-769-3329 or 1-800-769-9373, ext.

More information

University Presbyterian Church 2203 San Antonio, Austin, TX 78705 PH: 512-476-5321 FAX: 512-492-9420

University Presbyterian Church 2203 San Antonio, Austin, TX 78705 PH: 512-476-5321 FAX: 512-492-9420 University Presbyterian Church 2203 San Antonio, Austin, TX 78705 PH: 512-476-5321 FAX: 512-492-9420 WEDDING POLICY For Non-Members A Christian wedding is a service of worship and a public acknowledgment

More information

YOUTH MINISTRY COMMITTEE PROCEDURES & POLICIES. Mission Statement

YOUTH MINISTRY COMMITTEE PROCEDURES & POLICIES. Mission Statement YOUTH MINISTRY COMMITTEE PROCEDURES & POLICIES Mission Statement The Youth Ministry of The Presbyterian Church in Morristown exists to EXPOSE students to God s love, to CONNECT them to each other, to help

More information

School Concert Info Pack

School Concert Info Pack Website: www.catchat.ca Toll free:1-866-286-5433 Email: catholickids@catchat.ca Fax: 1-866-391-8542 School Concert Info Pack WHO IS CAT.CHAT? Cat.Chat is a family based ministry from Saskatchewan, Canada,

More information

St. George's Memorial Church Oshawa. Our Parish Story - 2014

St. George's Memorial Church Oshawa. Our Parish Story - 2014 St. George's Memorial Church Oshawa Our Parish Story - 2014 Our Mission The parish community of St George's Oshawa exists to worship God and proclaim Christ, to minister and to help people grow in fellowship

More information

Bon Air Christian Church

Bon Air Christian Church Bon Air Christian Church Long Range Strategic Plan May 2009 Statement of Strengths As Bon Air Christian Church plans and prepares for its future, we celebrate and support the congregational strengths that

More information

Leadership Application Packet

Leadership Application Packet Leadership Application Packet Godʼs word tells us that it is more blessed to give than to receive. We are excited and grateful that you are making the decision to get involved and use the talents God has

More information

St. Mary Parish 26 Dodgington Rd. Bethel, CT First Wednesday of each month at 6:30pm. Contact Rick Lawlor, 203-470- 8084, rlawlor22@comcast.

St. Mary Parish 26 Dodgington Rd. Bethel, CT First Wednesday of each month at 6:30pm. Contact Rick Lawlor, 203-470- 8084, rlawlor22@comcast. BIBLE STUDIES AT CATHOLIC PARISHES IN FAIRFIELD COUNTY These Bible Studies are open to all! Alphabetical Order by Town (to add/change listings email rstamatis@diobpt.org) Edited 6/26/2015 26 Dodgington

More information

Catholic Campus Ministry Resource Guide

Catholic Campus Ministry Resource Guide Catholic Campus Ministry Resource Guide 2014 Version www.cccm.ca Pastoral ministry is an indispensable means by which Catholic students can, in fulfillment of their baptism, be prepared for active participation

More information

Saints Francis and Clare Catholic School Ministry Strategic Plan: 2015-2018

Saints Francis and Clare Catholic School Ministry Strategic Plan: 2015-2018 Saints Francis and Clare Catholic School Ministry Strategic Plan: 2015-2018 Focus Area 1: Mission and Catholic Identity Desired Outcome 1: SSFC students, school leaders, teachers, and staff understand

More information

SHARING YOUR TIME, TALENT, AND TREASURE WITH THE BODY OF CHRIST

SHARING YOUR TIME, TALENT, AND TREASURE WITH THE BODY OF CHRIST Table of Contents SHARING YOUR TIME, TALENT, AND TREASURE 4 MINISTRY RESOURCES 4 SUNDAY SERVICES 5 CREATIVE ARTS 6 INFANTS/TODDLERS 7 PRESCHOOL 7 CHILDRENʼS CHURCH 7 YOUTH 8 YOUNG ADULTS 8 PRAYER MINISTRY

More information

A message from the Perth Bishops

A message from the Perth Bishops Dear friends, A message from the Perth Bishops Young people are an important part of the Church community. The document Anointed and Sent from the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference and now our local

More information

Congregational Survey and Ministry Audit Five Marks of Healthy Congregations

Congregational Survey and Ministry Audit Five Marks of Healthy Congregations Congregational Survey and Ministry Audit Five Marks of Healthy Congregations The Conference Council of the Missouri Annual Conference, in collaboration with Bishop Schnase, has designed two new tools to

More information

Youth Ministry Programs

Youth Ministry Programs Youth Ministry Programs Family Mass We invite students from our Religious Education program to help serve during the Liturgy. All families are invited to join us for this youth-friendly celebration of

More information

Calendar for Holy Spirit Parish Dubuque, IA Increased Giving Campaign Implementation Process

Calendar for Holy Spirit Parish Dubuque, IA Increased Giving Campaign Implementation Process Calendar for Holy Spirit Parish Dubuque, IA Increased Giving Campaign Implementation Process 1. The Leadership Team meets regularly in August - September to implement process, in October-December to monitor.

More information

Guide to Catholic Stained Glass Windows

Guide to Catholic Stained Glass Windows Guide to Catholic Stained Glass Windows S STAINED GLASS INC. G I Stained glass can remind us that there is something something beautiful beyond the world where we live. It can help us refocus on the things

More information

A Training Resource for Parishes in the Ministry of Welcome

A Training Resource for Parishes in the Ministry of Welcome A Training Resource for Parishes in the Ministry of Welcome Parish Pastoral Development Diocese of Cork & Ross 2006 About this resource Why? To prompt parishes to engage more fully in the ministry of welcome

More information

Sunday Morning Bible Studies

Sunday Morning Bible Studies November 1, 2015 Dr. David C. Walker, Pastor P.O. Box 39910 6500 IH 35 North www.alamocity.org Phone: 210.654.7880 San Antonio, TX 78218 fax 210.654.7898 Sunday Morning Bible Studies COED CLASSES 9:30

More information

Planning Adult Christian Formation Programs

Planning Adult Christian Formation Programs Planning Adult Christian Formation Programs Key Content areas for Faith-Building Adult Christian Education 1. Biblical knowledge and understanding a. Bible Study b. Application to daily life 2. Moral decision

More information