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.

CONTRIBUTION ENVELOPES

If you are new to the parish, your contribution envelopes are in the vestibule of the front entrance on the shelf across from the television.

IN MEMORIAM

In memory of Helen Von Hagel, the sanctuary lamp will burn for the repose of her soul from August 21st to August 27th. The sanctuary lamp will burn for the repose of Glenn L. Varnell from August 28th until September 3rd.

REST IN PEACE

Daniel Rice, brother of Rebecca Rice and uncle of Pat Kulovitz, passed away on August 10th. His funeral will be on Monday, August 22nd at Our Lady of Sorrows at 10:00 a.m. 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.

THIRD SUNDAY

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.

KoC BBQ FUNDRAISER

Knights of Columbus Council #635 will be sponsoring a BBQ to raise funds for three churches in the Birmingham area. Blessed Sacrament will be the beneficiary of part of the proceeds. Orders can be made for BBQ Butts and Ribs. The BBQ Butts are $35.00 each and slabs of loin back Ribs are $25.00. You can place your order by calling (205) 538-3167. All orders will be here at the church on Saturday, August 27th after 4:00 p.m. Mass and on Sunday the 28th after the 9:00 a.m. and 10:45 am Masses.

DIVINO NINO DAY

The Poor Clares of Perpetual Adoration and the invite you and your family to come to the Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament In Hanceville on Saturday, September 3rd, as we celebrate Divino Niño Day (Divine Child Jesus Day). Mother Angelica had a deep love for the Child Jesus, for He was the one who inspired her to “Build Him a Temple.” There will be Spanish and English activities for the whole family: Mass, spiritual talks, confessions, activities for the children and youth, Rosary Procession, and Mariachi Band. This is a free event and all faiths are welcome. Lunch will be available for purchase.

ST GEORGE MIDDLE EASTERN FOOD FESTIVAL

The 35th Annual Saint George Middle Eastern Food Festival will be held September on 8th, 9th, and 10th from 10:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. at 425 16th Avenue South. Drive through will be available until 7:00 p.m. Traditional Middle Eastern entrees and desserts will be served. For menu and event details, please see http://saintgeorgeonline.org/food-festival/

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

September 4th (Sixteenth Sunday After Pentecost); 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.)

MASS SCHEDULE AND INTENTIONS (*Mass in Rectory Chapel)

Mon, Aug 22: *8:30 a.m. Private Intention
Tues, Aug 23: *8:30 a.m. Private Intention
Wed, Aug 24: *8:30 a.m. Sam Slatsky (by Linda Miller)
Thur, Aug 25: *8:30 a.m. Special Intention for Blair & Kim Shores
Fri, Aug 26: *8:30 a.m. Helen Von Hegel (by Linda Miller)
Sat, Aug 27: 4:00 p.m. Pro Populo
Sun, Aug 28: 9:00 a.m. Fonza Luke (by Ann Noblitt & Ginny Daniel)
10:45 a.m. Special Intention for Steve Carney (by the Donellan Family)

NEXT WEEK’S MASS READINGS

4:00 p.m. 22nd Sun in Ord Time Sir 3:17-18,20,28-29, Heb 12:18-19,22-24, Lk 14:1,7-14
9:00 a.m. 22nd Sun in Ord Time Sir 3:17-18,20,28-29, Heb 12:18-19,22-24, Lk 14:1,7-14
10:45 a.m. 15th Sunday After Pentecost Gal 5:25-6:10, Lk 7:11-16

PLEASE PRAY FOR THE SICK AND HOMEBOUND IN OUR PARISH