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 Howard Von Hagel, the sanctuary lamp will burn for the repose of his soul from February 23rd to February 29th. The sanctuary lamp will burn for the repose of Robert C. Bryant from March 1st until March 7th.

REST IN PEACE

Marcus D. Perry, grandson of Wayne and Lillie Little, passed away on February 15th and was laid to rest on the 22nd. Eternal rest grant unto him, O Lord and let perpetual light shine upon him. May his soul and the souls of all the faithful departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace.

DINNER DANCE

We will have a dinner dance in the Parish Hall this Saturday, February 22nd following the 4:00 p.m. Mass. Dinner will be provided, but drinks and desserts will be potluck. All are invited to dine and dance.

FIRST SUNDAY

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

SECOND COLLECTION

There will be a second collection next weekend for the Black and Indian Missions.

ASH WEDNESDAY

February 26th is Ash Wednesday. We will have a Latin Mass at 7:00 a.m., an English Mass at 8:30 a.m., and a Latin Mass at 6:00 p.m.

STATIONS OF THE CROSS

We will have Stations of the Cross at 6:00 p.m. during the Fridays of Lent (Stations on Good Friday, April 10th it will be at 2:30 p.m.) followed by a Lenten potluck meal. We will also have confessions following Stations.

PARISH LENTEN PROJECT #1

This year we will again collect various non-perishable items for the men in the Cenacolo addiction recovery center in Hanceville. For the first Sunday of Lent, we will collect breakfast cereals such as grits, oatmeal, breakfast bars, etc.

PARISH LENTEN PROJECT #2

For Lent we will collect canned goods for the homeless that will be distributed by the Franciscans. Please make sure the cans have a pull-top so using a can opener will not be necessary.

TENTATIVE 2020 HIGH MASS SCHEDULE

Sunday, March 1st (1st Sunday of Lent); Sunday, March 22nd (4th Sunday of Lent, Laetare Sunday); Sunday, April 12th (Easter Sunday); Sunday, May 3rd (3rd Sunday after Easter, First Communion); Sunday, May 31st (Pentecost); Thursday, June 11th (Corpus Christi); Sunday, July 12th (6th Sunday after Pentecost); Sunday, August 9th (10th Sunday after Pentecost); Sunday, September 13th (15th Sunday after Pentecost); Sunday, September 27th (17th Sunday after Pentecost); Sunday, October 25th (Christ the King); Sunday, November 1st (All Saints); Sunday, November 29th (1st Sunday of Advent); Sunday, December 13th (3rd Sunday of Advent, Gaudete Sunday); Christmas Eve or Christmas Day.

DISCERNMENT RETREAT FOR WOMEN

The Sister Servants of the Eternal Word are hosting a discernment retreat for women from age 18 to 30. The retreat will be at Casa Maria in Irondale from Wednesday, March 18th through Sunday, March 22nd. Any interested women should contact the Sister Servants at vocations@sisterservants.com or (205) 317-8787.

PRAY FOR OUR SEMINARIANS

Please pray for our seminarians: Daniel Sessions, Charles Deering, Doug Hess, Matthew Gubenski, Patrick DePew, Max Gallegos, and John Gardiner. Pease pray for more good men to answer God’s call to the priesthood.

DATE FOR FIRST COMMUNION

First Communion will be celebrated on Sunday, May 3rd at the 10:45 a.m. Mass. If you have a child that will be receiving First Communion, please contact Fr Booth. If you are not members of Blessed Sacrament, you must obtain the permission of your pastor for your child to receive First Communion here. Opportunities for first confessions will be offered prior to First Communion.

MASS SCHEDULE AND INTENTIONS (*Mass in Rectory Chapel)

Sat, Feb 22: 4:00 p.m. Special Intention for Msgr Paul Rohling (by the Dinans)
Sun, Feb 23: 9:00 a.m. Pro Populo
10:45 a.m. Special Intention for Aric Pohorelsky (by the Hahn Family)
Mon, Feb 24 *8:30 a.m. Special Intention for James Gagnon (by the Gagnon Family)
Tues, Feb 25: *8:30 a.m. Special Intention for Stephen Rumore (by the Gagnon Family)
Wed, Feb 26: 7:00 a.m. Special Intention for Jonah Renda (by the Donellan Family)
8:30 a.m. Martin Sertell (by Susan Sertell)
6:00 p.m. Special Intention for Joseph Donellan (by the Donellans)
Thur, Feb 27: *8:30 a.m. Special Intention for Mother Louise Marie SsEW
Fri, Feb 28: *7:00 a.m. Special Intention for Edward Masny (by the Duvall Family)
*8:30 a.m. Special Intention for Lauren & Patrick Rumore (by the Hahns)
Sat, Feb 29: 4:00 p.m. Dixie Joe Sullivan (by Daniel Meadows)
Sun, Mar 1: 9:00 a.m. Pro Populo
10:45 a.m. Special Intention Margaret Mary Hahn (by the Clemens Family)

NEXT WEEK’S MASS READINGS

4:00 p.m. First Sunday of Lent Gen 2:7-9,3:1-7, Rom 5:12-19, Mt 4:1-11
9:00 a.m. First Sunday of Lent Gen 2:7-9,3:1-7, Rom 5:12-19, Mt 4:1-11
10:45 a.m. First Sunday of Lent 2Cor 6:1-10, Mt 4:1-11

PLEASE PRAY FOR THE SICK AND HOMEBOUND IN OUR PARISH