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 Ernest A. Nettleman, the sanctuary lamp will burn for the repose of his soul from May 20th to May 26th. The sanctuary lamp will burn for the repose of Tevin Williams from May 27th until June 2nd.
MEMORIAL SANCTUARY LAMP
Sign-up sheets for 2018, 2019, and 2020 are at the religious goods counter in the vestibule at the back of the Church.
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.
This Sunday is the Third Sunday of the month. We will have vocations prayers and a potluck lunch following the 10:45 a.m. Mass.
For those who ordered Pork Butts, Turkey Breasts, and Ribs, pick up will be this Sunday in the Parish Hall between Masses. Prices are Butts $35.00, Turkey Breasts $40.00, and Ribs $25.00. Funds raised will benefit Blessed Sacrament, St Stephen’s, and St Elias.
The 1st annual Avila Summit will be held July 13-15th at the Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament in Hanceville and will feature keynote presentations by Cardinal Francis Arinze and Fr. Cassian Folsom. Other speakers include Dan Burke, Anthony Lilles, Pia de Solenni, and Christopher Carstens. This conference will focus on the saving power of liturgy and the interior life in our mission to restore, transform, and animate the culture. Receive 50% of your ticket price using code AL2018. Space limited to just 250 attendees. Register now or get more information at SpiritualDirection.com/Summit2018.
ST PATRICK SPRINGFEST
St Patrick Catholic Church, located at 301 Shamrock Trail in Adamsville, invites everyone to their 34th annual Springfest set for Sunday, May 20th from 11:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. There will be great homemade Italian foods, a raffle with a grand prize of $2,000 and ten $100 prizes. There will be inflatables, a Game Zone Bus, glitter tattoos, a dunking booth, and a large variety of kids’ games indoors. The live auction begins at 1:30. For more info on Springfest visit www.saintpatrickcc.com/springfest.
‘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.
Deacons Jonathan Howell and Brother Matthew Mary Bartow, M.F.V.A. will be ordained to the priesthood at the Cathedral of St Paul on Saturday, June 2nd at 11:00 a.m.
2018 HIGH MASS DATES
Thursday, May 31st (Corpus Christi, Thursday 6:00 p.m.), Sunday, July 8th (Seventh Sunday After Pentecost), 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), Monday, December 24th (Christmas Eve, 8:00 p.m.).
PRAY FOR OUR SEMINARIANS
Please pray for our seminarians: Deacon Jonathan Howell, Justin Ward, Daniel Sessions, Charles Deering, Doug Hess, Juan Perez, 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.
MASS SCHEDULE AND INTENTIONS (*Mass in Rectory Chapel)
|Sat, May 19:||4:00 p.m.||†||George Gustin (by the Dinan Family)|
|Sun, May 20:||9:00 a.m.||Pro Populo|
|10:45 a.m.||Special Intention for Scott & Lori Donellan (by the Juneau Family)|
|Mon, May 21||*8:30 a.m.||Special Intention for Kay Dorion|
|Tues, May 22:||*8:30 a.m.||Special Intention for Charlie Rumore (by the Pohorelskys)|
|Wed, May 23:||*7:00 a.m.||Special Intention for Bettye Carrico (by the Rumore Family)|
|*8:30 a.m.||†||Rita Peters (by Helen Brandley)|
|Thur, May 24:||*8:30 a.m.||†||Lorine Alesci (by Helen Brandley)|
|Fri, May 25:||*7:00 a.m.||Special Intention for Scott & Lori Donellan (by Terry & Chalotte Rumore)|
|*8:30 a.m.||†||Jim Wolbert (by the Sampedro Family)|
|Sat, May 26:||4:00 p.m.||†||Jim Wolbert (by the Sampedro Family)|
|Sun, May 27:||9:00 a.m.||Pro Populo|
|10:45 a.m.||Special Intention for Peter Magnolia Family (by Mary Jane Kelly)|
NEXT WEEK’S MASS READINGS
|4:00 p.m.||Holy Trinity||Deut 4:32-34,39-40, Rom 8:14-17, Mt 28:16-20|
|9:00 a.m.||Holy Trinity||Deut 4:32-34,39-40, Rom 8:14-17, Mt 28:16-20|
|10:45 a.m.||Holy Trinity||Rom 11:33-36, Mt 28:18-20|