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 Beverly Grisham, the sanctuary lamp will burn for the repose of her soul from July 22nd to July 28th. The sanctuary lamp will burn for the repose of Beverly Grisham from July 29th until August 4th.

FATHER JAMES E. COYLE MEMORIAL MASS

Let us remember a holy priest killed in the line of duty. A memorial Mass will be offered on Friday, August 10th at 12:10 p.m. at St Paul’s. Mass will be followed by a reception and a reflection upon the life of Fr Coyle.

HOMESCHOOL MASS

All Catholic Homeschoolers from the Diocese of Birmingham are invited to a Beginning of the Year Mass at the Cathedral of St Paul. Mark your calendars for the Mass to be celebrated on Thursday, September 6th at 10:00 a.m. Reception to follow; please bring a dish to share. Come join other Catholic homeschoolers to begin the school year in prayer and fellowship. For more information, please contact Susan Fay at staabhm@gmail.com

CONFIRMATION

Bishop Baker will offer the sacrament of Confirmation at the 10:45 a.m. High Mass on Sunday, December 16th. If you have a child to be confirmed, please provide a copy of their baptismal certificate to Fr Booth. If you are not members of Blessed Sacrament, you must obtain the permission of your pastor for your child to receive confirmation here.

FACEBOOK

‘Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church Birmingham, AL’ is the parish official Facebook page. If you have not joined, please do so that you can keep up with what is happening in the parish. It’s a wonderful way to communicate with other parishioners. It is a closed group so the privacy is secure.

2018 HIGH MASS DATES

Wednesday, August 15th (Assumption, Wednesday 6:00 p.m.), Sunday, September 2nd (Fifteenth Sunday After Pentecost), Sunday, October 28th (Christ the King), Sunday, December 16th (Gaudete Sunday, Confirmation), Monday, December 24th (Christmas Eve, 8:00 p.m.).

PRAY FOR OUR SEMINARIANS

Please pray for our seminarians: Deacon Justin Ward, Daniel Sessions, Charles Deering, Doug Hess, and Luis Reyes. We need to fervently pray for those who are discerning a call to the priesthood. We will need 12-15 men to enter seminary by 2020 or we face the closing or consolidation of parishes.

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

Combine your faith and career at EWTN. They are seeking to fill the following positions: Live Show Operator (part-time), Application Analyst (Religious Catalogue), Customer Service Representative (Religious Catalogue), On-Air Promotions Producer/Editor, Marketing Specialist, Assistant News Editor (NCR), Web Developer, Viewer Services Representative. Job requirements can be found at www.ewtn.com.

PLEASE NOTE

Please make all checks out to Blessed Sacrament, Blessed Sacrament Church, or words to that effect. This applies to second collections, Mass cards, religious goods, etc.

MASS SCHEDULE AND INTENTIONS (*Mass in Rectory Chapel)

Sat, July 21: 9:15 a.m. Special Intention for Charles & Allison Rumore (by Deacon Terry & Rita Rumore)
4:00 p.m. Special Intention for Joey Piroch (by the Botta Family)
Sun, July 22: 9:00 a.m. Pro Populo
10:45 a.m. Special Intention for Fr Massimo Botta, FSSP (by the Botta Family)
Mon, July 23 *8:30 a.m. Annie Diergo
Tues, July 24: *8:30 a.m. Bill McAleer (by the Rumore Family)
Wed, July 25: *7:00 a.m. Special Intention for Christy Campbell (by the Pohorelsky Family)
*8:30 a.m. Robert & Susie Brandley (by Helen Brandley)
Thur, July 26: *8:30 a.m. Special Intention for Mike & Mary Donellan (by Mary Donellan)
Fri, July 27: *7:00 a.m. Special Intention for Cathy Thompson (by the Pohorelsky Family)
*8:30 a.m. Special Intention for Beau Flavin (by the Pohorelsky Family)
Sat, July 28: 4:00 p.m. Thellis Williamson (by the Donellan Family)
Sun, July 29: 9:00 a.m. Pro Populo
10:45 a.m. Special Intention for Kara Pepe (by the Donellan Family)

NEXT WEEK’S MASS READINGS

4:00 p.m. Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time 2Kings 4:42-44, Eph 4:1-6, Jn 6:1-15
9:00 a.m. Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time 2Kings 4:42-44, Eph 4:1-6, Jn 6:1-15
10:45 a.m. Tenth Sunday after Pentecost 1Cor 12:2-11, Lk 18:9-14

PLEASE PRAY FOR THE SICK AND HOMEBOUND IN OUR PARISH