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 memory of Gary Wolter the sanctuary lamp will burn for the repose of his soul from January 31st to February 6th. The sanctuary lamp will burn for the repose of Edward Von Hagel, Sr. from February 7th until February 13th.
Contribution statements have been mailed. If you have not received your contribution statement, please contact Fr Booth.
We will have our First Friday Mass on February 5th at 8:30 a.m. in the Church. Mass will be followed with Adoration and Benediction.
First Saturday Mass will be offered in Latin at 8:30 a.m. on February 6th. Altar server training and choir practice will follow.
February 7th is the first Sunday of the month. There will be coffee and donuts following the 9:00 Mass.
BLESSING OF THROATS
The St Blaise Blessing of throats will happen during the English Masses next weekend and after the Latin Mass.
POTLUCK DINNER DANCE
We will have a covered dish dinner dance in the Parish Hall on Saturday, February 6th following the 4:00 p.m. Mass. All are invited to dine and dance.
LITTLE SISTERS OF THE POOR DISCERNMENT RETREAT
The retreat will be from 6:00 p.m. on Friday, February 5th until 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, February 7th and is for single women aged 17 to 35 who are discerning the consecrated religious life or who would like to learn more about it. The words of Pope Francis will guide us during these days of reflection as we conclude the Year of Consecrated Life. There is no charge to attend. Little Sisters of the Poor, 1655 McGill Ave., Mobile AL 36604. Please register by Wednesday, February 3rd at firstname.lastname@example.org or (251) 591-3700.
KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS
We are in the process of forming a Knights of Columbus Council here at Blessed Sacrament. There is no better way to have unity in a parish than to have a strong group of parishioners that that want to insure the continuation of their faith. Should you have any questions or comments, please feel free to contact Jim Wathen, District Marshall & 4th Degree Knight of Columbus, at Jim@jimsco.net or 205-222-1167.
First Communion is scheduled for Sunday, April 17th. Multiple opportunities for first confessions will be offered prior to First Communion. If you have a child that will be receiving First Communion this year, please contact Fr Booth. If you are not members of Blessed Sacrament, you will have to obtain the permission of your pastor for your child to receive First Communion here.
We give sincere thanks to Knights of Columbus Council 635 for their continued support of Blessed Sacrament. They presented a check to the parish last week in the amount of $800 for the Preservation Fund. These proceeds came from the Labor Day barbecue sales.
2016 HIGH MASS DATES
Wednesday, February 10th (Ash Wednesday); March 6th (Lætare Sunday); March 27th (Easter Sunday); April 17th (First Communion, Third Sunday After Easter); May 1st (St Joseph); June 5th (Third Sunday After Pentecost); July 3rd (Seventh Sunday After Pentecost); Monday, August 15th (Assumption of the BVM); September 4th (Sixteenth Sunday After Pentecost); October 30th (Christ the King); December 11th (Gaudete Sunday); and Saturday, December 24th (Christmas Eve).
MASS SCHEDULE AND INTENTIONS (*Mass in Rectory Chapel)
|Mon, Feb 1||*8:30 a.m.||†||Anne Buttera (by Cindy Woods)|
|Tues, Feb 2||*8:30 a.m.||†||Anne Buttera (by Cindy Woods)|
|Wed, Feb 3||*8:30 a.m.||†||Charles Hieber|
|Thur, Feb 4||*8:30 a.m.||†||Norman Baisdew|
|Fri, Feb 5||8:30 a.m.||†||Dolly Barranco|
|Sat, Feb 6||8:30 a.m.||Special Intention for Allison Rumore (by Mary Margaret Rumore)|
|4:00 p.m.||Pro Populo|
|Sun, Feb 7||9:00 a.m.||†||Joseph Lorino (by Jannie Russo)|
|10:45 a.m.||Special Intention for the Botta Family (the Confraternity of Christian Mothers)|
NEXT WEEK’S MASS READINGS
|4:00 p.m.||5th Sunday of Ordinary Time||Isa 6:1-2,3-8, 1Cor 15:1-11, Lk 5:1-11|
|9:00 a.m.||5th Sunday of Ordinary Time||Isa 6:1-2,3-8, 1Cor 15:1-11, Lk 5:1-11|
|10:45 a.m.||Quinquagesima Sunday||1Cor 13:1-13, Lk 18:31-43|