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 Dennis G. Woods, the sanctuary lamp will burn for the repose of his soul from October 20th to October 26th. The sanctuary lamp will burn for the repose of Sam and Jennifer Buchanan from October 27th until November 2nd.

REST IN PEACE

Jeremy Noblitt, son of Kenneth and Ann Noblitt, passed away on October 16th. 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.

SECOND COLLECTION

There will be a second collection this weekend for the World Mission Sunday, supporting mission churches throughout the world.

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.

RED MASS

The Diocese of Birmingham and the Catholic Lawyers of the St Thomas More Society cordially invite all judges, lawyers, law students, legal related professionals, and the public they serve to the annual Red Mass on Thursday, October 24th at 5:30 p.m. at the Cathedral of St. Paul. A reception for all in attendance will follow in the Family Life Center.

HER CHOICE FUNDRAISING BANQUET

The annual Her Choice Banquet will be held on Tuesday, November 19th at 7:00 p.m. at The Club (1 Robert S. Smith Drive). The special guest speaker will be Abby Johnson, who once worked for Planned Parenthood and whose conversion is chronicled in the recent movie Unplanned. 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

SCAM ALERT

People in our diocese are getting emails or texts from someone posing as one of our priests asking them to buy gift cards for the needy. This is a scam and all such texts or emails should be ignored and deleted.

CATHOLIC CHARITIES

You should have received a Catholic Charities letter and a pledge card from the diocese. Our pledge goal this year is $16,000. All money raised through this annual appeal remains within the diocese.

2019 HIGH MASS SCHEDULE

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: Daniel Sessions, Charles Deering, Doug Hess, Luis Reyes, Matthew Gubenski, Patrick DePew, Max Gallegos, and John Gardiner.

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

Combine your faith and career at EWTN. They are searching to fill the following positions: custodian, groundskeeper, IT support technician, gift shop sales associate (temporary, part-time), fulfillment center associate (temporary), on-air graphic designer, viewer services representative (bilingual), customer service representative. Information on job requirements can be found at www.ewtn.com. Please email cover letter, salary requirements & resume to humanresources@ewtn.com

MASS SCHEDULE AND INTENTIONS: (*Mass in Rectory Chapel)

Sat, Oct 19: 9:15 a.m. Special intention for Marc Ayers, Jr. (by the Hahn Family)
4:00 p.m. Brandon Wright (by Susan Banks)
Sun, Oct 20: 9:00 a.m. Pro Populo
10:45 a.m. Special Intention for the Clemens Family (by Richard & Barbara Juneau)
Mon, Oct 21 *8:30 a.m. Antoinette Berry (by the Noblitt Family)
Tues, Oct 22: *8:30 a.m. Martha Jusi (by George & Madeline Sampedro)
Wed, Oct 23: *7:00 a.m. Johnny Cooper (by the Donellan Family)
*8:30 a.m. Patsy Shilleci Grubbs (by James & Nida Hammond)
Thur, Oct 24: *8:30 a.m. Bill Caradine (by James & Nida Hammond)
Fri, Oct 25: *7:00 a.m. Mamie Donellan (by the Donellan Family)
*8:30 a.m. Fr Lambert Greenan, OP
Sat, Oct 26: 4:00 p.m. Tilly Cross (by James & Nida Hammond)
Sun, Oct 27: 9:00 a.m. Pro Populo
10:45 a.m. Special Intention for Anthony Stanley (by the Donellan Family)

NEXT WEEK’S MASS READINGS

4:00 p.m. 30th Sunday of Ordinary. Time Sir 35:12-14,16-18, 2Tim 4:6-8,16-18, Lk 18:9-14
9:00 a.m. 30th Sunday of Ordinary. Time Sir 35:12-14,16-18, 2Tim 4:6-8,16-18, Lk 18:9-14
10:45 a.m. Christ the King Col 1:12-20, Jn 18:33-37

PLEASE PRAY FOR THE SICK AND HOMEBOUND IN OUR PARISH