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 Tevin Williams, the sanctuary lamp will burn for the repose of his soul from May 27th to June 2nd. The sanctuary lamp will burn for the repose of Fr Bill Jones from June 3rd until June 9th.

PLEASE NOTE

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.

CORPUS CHRISTI

For the Latin Mass, Corpus Christi falls on Thursday, May 31st. There will be a High Latin Mass at 6:00 p.m. followed by a Eucharistic Procession.

FIRST FRIDAY

For First Friday on June 1st, we will have Adoration and Benediction following the 8:30 a.m. English Mass.

FIRST SATURDAY

First Saturday Mass will be offered in Latin at 8:30 a.m. on June 2nd. Since the priestly ordinations are later that morning, there will be no altar server training, choir practice, or Martha and Mary Altar Sodality after Mass.

PRIESTLY ORDINATIONS

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.

FIRST SUNDAY

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

AVILA SUMMIT

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.

FACEBOOK

‘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.

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 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)
Mon, May 28 *8:30 a.m. Jim Wolbert (by the Sampedro Family)
Tues, May 29: *8:30 a.m. Special Intention for Corelie Pohorelsky (by the Pohorelsky family)
Wed, May 30: *7:00 a.m. Special Intention for Charles and Allison Rumore & Family (by the Hahn Family)
*8:30 a.m. Special Intention for the Runge Family (by the Hahn Family)
Thur, May 31: *8:30 a.m. Special Intention for Mr. Rohling (by the Hahn Family)
6:00 p.m. Special Intention for Nathan Gagnon & Family (by Lena Donellan)
Fri, June 1: *7:00 a.m. Special Intention for Tracey Hart (by the Hahn Family)
*8:30 a.m. Special Intention for Dr. Hahn (by the Hahn Family)
Sat, June 2: 8:30 a.m. Sr Joseph Mary Powell, O.P. (by Lena Donellan)
11:00 a.m. For Vocations – Mass at St Paul’s
4:00 p.m. Private Intention
Sun, June 3: 9:00 a.m. Pro Populo
10:45 a.m. Christopher Jaworowski (by Alan and Pam Olson)

NEXT WEEK’S MASS READINGS

4:00 p.m. Corpus Christi Exo 24:3-8, Heb 9:11-15, Mk 14:12-16,22-26
9:00 a.m. Corpus Christi Exo 24:3-8, Heb 9:11-15, Mk 14:12-16,22-26
10:45 a.m. Second Sunday after Pentecost 1Jn 3:13-18, Lk 14:16-24

PLEASE PRAY FOR THE SICK AND HOMEBOUND IN OUR PARISH