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 memory of Edward Von Hagel, Jr., the sanctuary lamp will burn for the repose of his soul from February 18th to February 24th. The sanctuary lamp will burn for the repose of Howard Von Hagel from February 25th until March 3rd.
REST IN PEACE
Vealina Little Earley, sister of Wayne Little, passed away on February 12th and was laid to rest on February 17th. 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.
MEMORIAL SANCTUARY LAMP
Sign-up sheets for 2018, 2019, and 2020 are at the religious goods counter in the vestibule at the back of the Church.
Contribution statements for 2017 have been mailed.
There will be a second collection this weekend for the Black and Indian Missions.
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.
FR BOOTH ON VACATION
Fr Booth will be on vacation from Monday, February 19th through Thursday, March 1st. Please welcome the priest from EWTN for our Vigil Mass on Saturday, February 24th and our Sunday Masses on February 25th. There will be no daily Masses from Monday, February 19th to Thursday, March 1st.
NO STATIONS OF THE CROSS THIS WEEK
We will NOT have Stations of the Cross this Friday, February 23rd because Fr Booth will be out of town.
PARISH LENTEN PROJECT
This year we will again collect various non-perishable items for the men in the Cenacolo addiction recovery center in Hanceville. For the second Sunday of Lent, we will collect cooking & baking items such as oil, sugar, all purpose flour, baking flour, tomato paste, tomato sauce, condiments, spices, etc. No vanilla extract, please.
HOMECOMING LASAGNA DINNER
The annual Blessed Sacrament Homecoming Lasagna Dinner sponsored by the Knights of Columbus will be held on February 24th following the 4:00 p.m. Mass. All are invited and all will be welcome. Please invite your families and friends to this event to share this special time with your fellow parishioners.
PRAY FOR OUR SEMINARIANS
Please pray for our seminarians: Deacon Jonathan Howell, Connor Chandler, Chris Green, 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.
2018 HIGH MASS DATES
Sunday, March 11th (Laetare Sunday), Thursday, March 29th (Holy Thursday), Sunday, April 1st (Easter Sunday), Sunday, April 15th (First Communion, Second Sunday After Easter), Thursday, May 31st (Corpus Christi, Thursday 6:00 p.m.), Sunday, July 1st (Precious Blood), 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.).
MASS SCHEDULE AND INTENTIONS (*Mass in Rectory Chapel)
|Sun, Feb 18:||9:00 a.m.||Pro Populo|
|10:45 a.m.||Special Intention for John Morgan (by the Donellan Family)|
|Mon, Feb 19||No Daily Mass Offered|
|Tues, Feb 20:||No Daily Mass Offered|
|Wed, Feb 21:||No Daily Mass Offered|
|Thur, Feb 22:||No Daily Mass Offered|
|Fri, Feb 23:||No Daily Mass Offered|
|Sat, Feb 24:||4:00 p.m.||†||Intention of the Visiting Priest|
|Sun, Feb 25:||9:00 a.m.||Intention of the Visiting Priest|
|10:45 a.m.||Intention of the Visiting Priest|
NEXT WEEK’S MASS READINGS
|4:00 p.m.||Second Sunday of Lent||Gn 22:1-2,9,10-13,15-18, Rom 8:31-34, Mk 9:2-10|
|9:00 a.m.||Second Sunday of Lent||Gn 22:1-2,9,10-13,15-18, Rom 8:31-34, Mk 9:2-10|
|10:45 a.m.||Second Sunday of Lent||1Thes 4:1-7, Mt 17:1-9|