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 Ellen Daniel, the sanctuary lamp will burn for the repose of her soul from November 22nd to November 28th. The sanctuary lamp will burn for the repose of the soul of Louise Butler from November 29th until December 5th.
There will be a second collection this weekend for the Beacons of Hope program. The funds raised will help sustain and support our local Catholic Schools.
The Alabama Civic Chorale, which includes several members of Blessed Sacrament’s Choir, will present their 68th annual performance of Handel’s Messiah Sunday, November 22nd at 3:00 p.m. at Riverchase United Methodist Church in Hoover. The performance is free.
PARISH-WIDE E-MAIL REGISTRY
Please add your e-mail address to the list that can be found in the vestibule at the back of the church. We are hoping to improve communications with all members of the church through e-mail.
You can mail your pledge card directly to the diocese, mail your pledge card to Blessed Sacrament, pledge on-line at https://www.catholiccharitiesbhm.org/make-a-pledge.html, or drop your pledge card in the collection basket. All money raised through this annual appeal remains within the diocese.
2015 HIGH MASS DATES
Tuesday, December 8th (Immaculate Conception, 6:00 p.m.); Friday, December 24th (Christmas Eve, 8:00 p.m.).
TENTATIVE 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).
PRAY FOR OUR SEMINARIANS
Please pray for our seminarians: Deacon Jim Handerhan, Deacon Wyman Vintson, Brad Jantz, Grant Mealer, Justin Ward, Jonathan Howell, Josh Altonji, Pedro Francisco, Daniel Sessions, Chris Green, Br Matthew Bartow, and Br Paul Mary Folmar.
CHRISTMAS MASS SCHEDULE
|Thur, Dec 24||4:00 p.m.||Christmas Eve Mass in English|
|8:00 p.m.||Christmas Eve High Mass in Latin|
|Fri, Dec 25||9:00 a.m.||Christmas Day Mass in English|
|10:45 a.m.||Christmas Day Low Mass in Latin|
MASS SCHEDULE AND INTENTIONS: (*Mass in Rectory Chapel)
|Mon, Nov 23||*8:30 a.m.||Special Intention for Mr. & Mrs. Steve Thompson (by the Confraternity of Christian Mothers)|
|Tues, Nov 24||*8:30 a.m.||Special Intention for the Luna Family (by the Confraternity of Christian Mothers)|
|Wed, Nov 25||*8:30 a.m.||Special Intention for the Korbe Family (by the Confraternity of Christian Mothers)|
|Thur, Nov 26||*8:30 a.m.||†||Kathleen Herald|
|Fri, Nov 27||*8:30 a.m.||†||Coleman Geary, III|
|Sat, Nov 29||4:00 p.m.||†||Vincent Zicarelli|
|Sun, Nov 29||9:00 a.m.||Pro Populo|
|10:45 a.m.||†||Pat Higuera (by the Duryea Family)|
NEXT WEEK’S MASS READINGS
|4:00 p.m.||First Sunday of Advent||Jer 33:14-16, 1Thes 3:12-4:2, Lk 21:25-28,34-36|
|9:00 a.m.||First Sunday of Advent||Jer 33:14-16, 1Thes 3:12-4:2, Lk 21:25-28,34-36|
|10:45 a.m.||First Sunday of Advent||Rom 13:11-14, Lk 21:25-33|