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 Hazel Melendez, the sanctuary lamp will burn for the repose of her soul from January 13th to January 19th. The sanctuary lamp will burn for the repose of Tony Melendez from January 20th until January 26th.

PARISH COUNCIL

The Parish Council will meet on Thursday, January 17th at 6:00 p.m. in the Rectory.

MORNING WITH MARY

All ladies are invited to a morning of devotion next Saturday, January 19th. Adoration will begin at 8:30 a.m., there will be confession during adoration, followed by benediction at about 9:10 a.m., and concluding with a Latin Mass at about 9:15 a.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.

ST ROSE OPEN HOUSE

Saint Rose Academy will host an Open House for prospective students on Sunday, January 13th, 2019 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. Saint Rose Academy is located at 1401-22nd Street South Birmingham, AL 35205. It is a private, Catholic, co-educational school serving students from 3-K through eighth grade. Families are invited to tour the school and meet the faculty and staff. For more information, please call (205) 933-0549 or visit their website www.strosebhm.org.

CONTRIBUTION ENVELOPES

Contribution envelopes for 2019, arranged alphabetically, are in the vestibule at the back of the Church.

CONTRIBUTION STATEMENTS

Contribution statements for 2018, arranged alphabetically, are in the vestibule at the back of the Church.

LASAGNA DINNER

Blessed Sacrament will be having our annual Lasagna Dinner following the 4:00 p.m. Mass on Saturday, February 23rd. Come one and come all to this homecoming event.

MARDI GRAS DINNER DANCE

We will have a dinner dance in the Parish Hall on Saturday, March 2nd 2019 following the 4:00 p.m. Mass. All are invited to dine and dance.

TENTATIVE 2019 HIGH MASS SCHEDULE

Sunday, January 13th (Holy Family); Sunday, February 10th (Fifth Sunday After Epiphany); Sunday, March 31st (Laetare Sunday); Thursday, April 18th (Holy Thursday); Sunday, April 21st (Easter); Sunday, May 26th (1st Communion); Sunday, June 9th (Pentecost); Thursday, June 20th (Corpus Christi); Thursday, August 15th (Assumption of BVM); Sunday, September 8th (Thirteenth Sunday After Pentecost); Sunday, October 27th (Christ the King); Sunday, December 8th (Immaculate Conception); Sunday, December 15th (Gaudete Sunday); and Tuesday, December 24th (Christmas Eve).

PRAY FOR OUR SEMINARIANS

Please pray for our seminarians: Deacon Justin Ward, Daniel Sessions, Charles Deering, Doug Hess, Luis Reyes, Matthew Gubenski, and Cristian Padilla. We need to fervently pray for those who are discerning a call to the priesthood.

CONTACTING THE FRANCISCANS

The Franciscans of the Fraternity Poor of Jesus Christ, Friar Gabriel, Friar Rafael, and Friar Leticio, can be contacted at (205) 578-2988, on facepage @poorofjesuschristalabama, and via e-mail at franciscanspjcalabama@gmail.com

MASS SCHEDULE AND INTENTIONS (*Mass in Rectory Chapel)

Sat, Jan 12: 4:00 p.m. Fran Cicio (by Marian & Bill Dinan)
Sun, Jan 13: 9:00 a.m. Pro Populo
10:45 a.m. Special Intention for The Renna Family (by the Rumore Family)
Mon, Jan 14 *8:30 a.m. Special Intention for Brennen Martignoni (by Peter & Sharon Gagnon)
Tues, Jan 15: *8:30 a.m. Special Intention for Jack Yaeger (by Peter & Sharon Gagnon)
Wed, Jan 16: *7:00 a.m. Special Intention for Stephen Rumore ((by Peter & Sharon Gagnon)
*8:30 a.m. Frank Dirgo (by Teneda Latham)
Thur, Jan 17: *8:30 a.m. Private Intention
Fri, Jan 18: *7:00 a.m. Special Intention for Aaron & Paul Minares (by John Minjares)
*8:30 a.m. Private Intention
Sat, Jan 19: 9:15 a.m. Private Intention
4:00 p.m. Special Intention for Fr Jim Booth (by Marian & Bill Dinan)
Sun, Jan 20: 9:00 a.m. Pro Populo
10:45 a.m. Harmon Hastings (by the Rumore Family)

NEXT WEEK’S MASS READINGS

4:00 p.m. Second Sunday in Ordinary Time Isa 62:1-5, 1Cor 12:4-11, Jn 2:1-11
9:00 a.m. Second Sunday in Ordinary Time Isa 62:1-5, 1Cor 12:4-11, Jn 2:1-11
10:45 a.m. Second Sunday After Epiphany Rom 12:6-16, Jn 2:1-11

PLEASE PRAY FOR THE SICK AND HOMEBOUND IN OUR PARISH