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 Louise Kornegay, the sanctuary lamp will burn for the repose of her soul from September 25th to October 1st. The sanctuary lamp will burn for the repose of Eileen and Jack Schauer from October 2nd until October 8th.

POTLUCK DINNER DANCE

We will have a covered dish dinner dance in the Parish Hall this Saturday, September 24th following the 4:00 p.m. Mass. All are invited to dine and dance.

FIRST SATURDAY

First Saturday Mass will be offered in Latin at 8:30 a.m. on October 1st. Altar server training, Martha & Mary Band, and choir practice will follow.

FIRST SUNDAY

October 2nd is the first Sunday of the month. There will be coffee and donuts following the 9:00 Mass.

PARISH WORKDAY

We will have a Parish Workday on Saturday, October 1st from about 9:00 a.m. until about 3:00 p.m. There will be work both outside and inside the Church.

RCIA

If you or someone you know is interested in becoming a Catholic, please contact Fr Booth.

BLUE MASS FOR POLICE

The diocese is sponsoring a ‘Blue Mass’ for police on Thursday, September 29th here at Blessed Sacrament at 6:00 p.m. followed by a reception in the Parish Hall. Bishop Baker will be the celebrant we will be joined by the choir from St Mary’s in Fairfield.

ROSARY FOR LIFE AND VOCATIONS

There will be a Rosary for Life and Vocations with Bishop Baker at the Lourdes Grotto at the Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament in Hanceville on Sunday, October 2nd at 3:00 p.m. The Grotto is handicap accessible and wheelchairs are available, if needed. A plenary indulgence is granted to the faithful who make a pilgrimage to the Lourdes Grotto here by fulfilling the usual norms and conditions. For more information call: 205-795-5717 or visit www.olamshrine.com

HER CHOICE FUNDRAISING BANQUET

The annual Her Choice Banquet will be held on Thursday, October 27th at 7:00 p.m. at The Club (1 Robert S. Smith Drive). The special guest speaker will be Yvonne Florczak-Seeman, who is national speaker and author on women’s issues. Yvonne speaks with incredible authority on behalf of women and the unborn exposing the lie that ‘Choice Protects Women’ or if you are not ‘Pro-Choice you are not Pro-Woman.’ Make your reservation now, consider hosting a table of eight or make a life saving donation. Her Choice Birmingham Women’s Center exists to help women facing a crisis pregnancy to choose life, and to help support them with that decision. Her Choice also offers post abortion recovery services. To confirm your participation, 205-447-8796 or hcbanquet@herchoicebirmingham.org

2016 HIGH MASS DATES

October 30th (Christ the King); December 11th (Gaudete Sunday); and Saturday, December 24th (Christmas Eve).

2017 HIGH MASS DATES

February 5th (Confirmation, Fifth Sunday After Epiphany); March 26th (Laetare Sunday); April 16th (Easter Sunday); April 30th (First Communion, Second Sunday After Easter); Thursday, June 15th (Corpus Christi, Thursday 6:00 p.m. with procession); July 2nd (Fourth Sunday After Pentecost); Tuesday, August 15th (Assumption of the BVM, Tuesday 6:00 p.m.); September 3rd (Thirteenth Sunday After Pentecost); October 29th (Christ the King); December 17th (Gaudete Sunday); Saturday, December 24th (Christmas Eve, 8:00 p.m.)

PRAY FOR OUR SEMINARIANS

Please continue to pray for our men studying for the priesthood: Deacon Josh Altonji, Deacon Brad Jantz, Connor Chandler, Chris Green, Jonathan Howell, Justin Ward, Daniel Sessions, and Charles Deering.

MASS SCHEDULE AND INTENTIONS (*Mass in Rectory Chapel)

Mon, Sept 26: *8:30 a.m. Jannie Russo (by Ginny Daniel & Ann Noblitt)
Tues, Sept 27: *8:30 a.m. Jannie Russo (by Cathy Schauer)
Wed, Sept 28: *8:30 a.m. Jannie Russo (by Sissy Tallie & Jamie Barnes)
Thur, Sept 29: *8:30 a.m. Jannie Russo (by the Bryant Family)
6:00 p.m. Janet Melton (by the Lightsey Family)
Fri, Sept 30: *8:30 a.m. Special Intention for Noah Martignoni (by the Rumore Family)
Sat, Oct 1: 8:30 a.m. Special Intention for Miriam Newman (by the Rumore Family)
4:00 p.m. Pro Populo
Sun, Oct 2: 9:00 a.m. Jannie Russo (by the Russo Family)
10:45 a.m. Special Intention for Nathan Wright, Jr (by the Hahn Family)

NEXT WEEK’S MASS READINGS

4:00 p.m. 27th Sunday in Ordinary Time Hab 1:2-3,2:2-4, 2Tim 1:6-8,13-14, Lk 17:5-10
9:00 a.m. 27th Sunday in Ordinary Time Hab 1:2-3,2:2-4, 2Tim 1:6-8,13-14, Lk 17:5-10
10:45 a.m. 20th Sunday After Pentecost Eph 5:15-21, Jn 4:46-53

PLEASE PRAY FOR THE SICK AND HOMEBOUND IN OUR PARISH