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 Beverly Grisham, the sanctuary lamp will burn for the repose of her soul from August 12th to August 18th. The sanctuary lamp will burn for the repose of Helen Von Hagel from August 19th until August 25th.

REST IN PEACE

Gerry Ann McCahan passed away on August 8th and her funeral Mass will be at Our Lady of Sorrows at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, August 14th. Eternal rest grant unto her, O Lord and let perpetual light shine upon her. May her soul and the souls of all the faithful departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace.

KOC MEETING

The Knights of Columbus will have their regular monthly meeting this Sunday, August 12th in the parish hall. The social hour begins at 6:00 p.m. and the meeting will begin at 7:00 p.m.

HOLY DAY OF OBLIGATION

Wednesday, August 15th is the Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary. We will have Masses in English on Tuesday, August 14th at 6:00 p.m. and on Wednesday, August 15th at 8:30 a.m. There will be a Low Latin Mass at 7:00 a.m. and Latin High Mass on the 15th at 6:00 p.m.

THIRD SUNDAY

Next Sunday is the Third Sunday of the month. We will have vocations prayers and a potluck lunch following the 10:45 a.m. Mass.

MOTHER’S MORNING WITH MARY

Mothers are invited to a morning of devotion next Saturday, August 18th. Adoration begins at 8:30 a.m., there will be confession during adoration, followed benediction at 9:10 a.m., and concluding with Latin Mass at about 9:15 a.m.

HOMESCHOOL MASS

All Catholic Homeschoolers from the Diocese of Birmingham are invited to a Beginning of the Year Mass at the Cathedral of St Paul. Mark your calendars for the Mass to be celebrated on Thursday, September 6th at 10:00 a.m. Reception to follow; please bring a dish to share. Come join other Catholic homeschoolers to begin the school year in prayer and fellowship. For more information, please contact Susan Fay at staabhm@gmail.com

VOCATION RETREAT

The cloistered Dominican nuns of the Monastery of St Jude in Marbury, Alabama are inviting single Catholic women, high school juniors through age 27, who are interested in the contemplative life to a discernment retreat from October 19th to the 21st. Is Jesus drawing you to give yourself to Him through a common life of liturgical and personal prayer, study and daily work, pondering the Word in your heart in union with Mary so that it may bear fruit for God and souls? Learn more at MarburyDominicanNuns.org

CONFIRMATION

Bishop Baker will offer the sacrament of Confirmation at the 10:45 a.m. High Mass on Sunday, December 16th. If you have a child to be confirmed, please provide a copy of their baptismal certificate to Fr Booth. If you are not members of Blessed Sacrament, you must obtain the permission of your pastor for your child to receive confirmation here.

2018 HIGH MASS DATES

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, Confirmation), Monday, December 24th (Christmas Eve, 8:00 p.m.).

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MASS SCHEDULE AND INTENTIONS (*Mass in Rectory Chapel)

Sat, Aug 11: 4:00 p.m. Mother Mary Gabriel Long, SsEW (by Julia Bryant)
Sun, Aug 12: 9:00 a.m. Pro Populo
10:45 a.m. Special Intention for the Nathan Gagnon (by the Hahn Family)
Mon, Aug 13 *8:30 a.m. Special Intention for Rebekah Wright (by the Hahn Family)
Tues, Aug 14: *8:30 a.m. Special Intention for Nathan Wright, Jr. (by the Hahn Family)
6:00 p.m. Special Intention for Catherine Runge (by Valori Clemons)
Wed, Aug 15: 7:00 a.m. Special Intention for Joseph Piroch, Jr. (by the Sampedros)
8:30 a.m. Pro Populo
6:00 p.m. Special Intention for Allison Rumore (by the Hahn Family)
Thur, Aug 16: *8:30 a.m. Special Intention for Margaret Taylor (by the Sampedros)
Fri, Aug 17: *7:00 a.m. Mary Cooper (by Lori Donellan)
*8:30 a.m. Freddie Zimmer (by Scott Donellan)
Sat, Aug 18: 9:15 a.m. Gerry Ann McCahan (by the Gagnon Family)
4:00 p.m. Bishop Fisher (by Helen Brandley)
Sun, Aug 19: 9:00 a.m. Pro Populo
10:45 a.m. Special Intention for John Minjares, Sr. (by John Minjares, Jr.)

NEXT WEEK’S MASS READINGS

4:00 p.m. Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time Prov 9:1-6, Eph 5:15-20, Jn 6:51-58
9:00 a.m. Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time Prov 9:1-6, Eph 5:15-20, Jn 6:51-58
10:45 a.m. Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost Gal 3:16-22, Lk 17:11-19

PLEASE PRAY FOR THE SICK AND HOMEBOUND IN OUR PARISH