Upcoming Events

WELCOME to all of our visitors

We are glad you have attended Mass with us. If you wish to join Blessed Sacrament, please pick up a parish census form at the Religious Goods Counter located in the vestibule of the front entrance.

IN MEMORIAM

In memory of Glenn L. Varnell, the sanctuary lamp will burn for the repose of his soul from August 28th to September 3rd. The sanctuary lamp will burn for the repose of Jack Schauer from September 4th until September 10th.

REST IN PEACE

Jannie Russo passed away on August 23rd and was laid to rest on August 27th. Eternal rest grant unto her, O Lord and let perpetual light shine upon her. May her soul and the souls of all the faithful departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace.

SECOND COLLECTION

Bishop Baker has recently asked every parish to take up a second collection this weekend for the flood victims in Louisiana. Thank you for supporting those suffering from these unprecedented floods.

FR BOOTH ON VACATION

Fr Booth will be on vacation from Monday, August 29th through Friday, September 9th. Please welcome Bishop Foley for our Vigil Mass on Saturday, September 3rd and our Sunday Masses on September 4th. There will be no daily Masses from August 29th to September 9th.

FIRST FRIDAY

Since Fr Booth will be on vacation, there will be no First Friday Mass or Adoration on September 2nd.

FIRST SATURDAY

Since Fr Booth will be on vacation, there will be no First Saturday Mass, altar server training, or Martha & Mary Band on September 3rd.

FIRST SUNDAY

September 4th is the first Sunday of the month. There will be coffee and donuts following the 9:00 Mass.

KoC BBQ FUNDRAISER

All orders will be available for pickup at the church this Saturday after 4:00 p.m. Mass and this Sunday after the 9:00 a.m. and 10:45 am Masses.

DIVINO NINO DAY

The Poor Clares of Perpetual Adoration and the invite you and your family to come to the Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament In Hanceville on Saturday, September 3rd, as we celebrate Divino Niño Day (Divine Child Jesus Day). Mother Angelica had a deep love for the Child Jesus, for He was the one who inspired her to “Build Him a Temple.” There will be Spanish and English activities for the whole family: Mass, spiritual talks, confessions, activities for the children and youth, Rosary Procession, and Mariachi Band. This is a free event and all faiths are welcome. Lunch will be available for purchase.

ST GEORGE MIDDLE EASTERN FOOD FESTIVAL

The 35th Annual Saint George Middle Eastern Food Festival will be held September on 8th, 9th, and 10th from 10:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. at 425 16th Avenue South. Drive through will be available until 7:00 p.m. Traditional Middle Eastern entrees and desserts will be served. For menu and event details, please see http://saintgeorgeonline.org/food-festival/

HER CHOICE FUNDRAISING BANQUET

The annual Her Choice Banquet will be held on Thursday, October 27th at 7:00 p.m. at The Club (1 Robert S. Smith Drive). The special guest speaker will be Yvonne Florczak-Seeman, who is national speaker and author on women’s issues. Yvonne speaks with incredible authority on behalf of women and the unborn exposing the lie that ‘Choice Protects Women’ or if you are not ‘Pro-Choice you are not Pro-Woman.’ Make your reservation now, consider hosting a table of eight or make a life saving donation. Her Choice Birmingham Women’s Center exists to help women facing a crisis pregnancy to choose life, and to help support them with that decision. Her Choice also offers post abortion recovery services. To confirm your participation, 205-447-8796 or hcbanquet@herchoicebirmingham.org

2016 HIGH MASS DATES

September 4th (Sixteenth Sunday After Pentecost); October 30th (Christ the King); December 11th (Gaudete Sunday); and Saturday, December 24th (Christmas Eve).

2017 HIGH MASS DATES

February 5th (Confirmation, Fifth Sunday After Epiphany); March 26th (Laetare Sunday); April 16th (Easter Sunday); April 30th (First Communion, Second Sunday After Easter); Thursday, June 15th (Corpus Christi, Thursday 6:00 p.m. with procession); July 2nd (Fourth Sunday After Pentecost); Tuesday, August 15th (Assumption of the BVM, Tuesday 6:00 p.m.); September 3rd (Thirteenth Sunday After Pentecost); October 29th (Christ the King); December 17th (Gaudete Sunday); Saturday, December 24th (Christmas Eve, 8:00 p.m.)

MASS SCHEDULE AND INTENTIONS: (*Mass in Rectory Chapel)

Mon, Aug 29: *8:30 a.m. No Mass Offered
Tues, Aug 30: *8:30 a.m. No Mass Offered
Wed, Aug 31: *8:30 a.m. No Mass Offered
Thur, Sept 1: *8:30 a.m. No Mass Offered
Fri, Sept 2: *8:30 a.m. No Mass Offered
Sat, Sept 3: 4:00 p.m. Sr Mary Jude Clark (by Ann Noblitt & Family)
Sun, Sept 4: 9:00 a.m. Pro Populo
10:45 a.m. Special Intention for the Martin Family (by the Hahn Family)

NEXT WEEK’S MASS READINGS

4:00 p.m. 23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time Wis 9:13-18, Philemon 9-10,12-17, Lk 14:25-33
9:00 a.m. 23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time Wis 9:13-18, Philemon 9-10,12-17, Lk 14:25-33
10:45 a.m. 16th Sunday After Pentecost Eph 3:13-21, Lk 14:1-11

PLEASE PRAY FOR THE SICK AND HOMEBOUND IN OUR PARISH