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 Julia V. Woods, the sanctuary lamp will burn for the repose of her soul from June 17th to June 23rd. The sanctuary lamp will burn for the repose of Sam Montalbano from June 24th until June 30th.

PLEASE NOTE

Please make all checks out to Blessed Sacrament, Blessed Sacrament Church, or words to that effect. This applies to second collections, Mass cards, religious goods, etc.

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.

SECOND COLLECTION

Next Sunday there will be a second collection for the Mission Cooperative Appeal. This collection brings much needed help to specific dioceses and ministries in India, Cameroon, and Malaysia.

AVILA SUMMIT

The 1st annual Avila Summit will be held July 13-15th at the Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament in Hanceville and will feature keynote presentations by Cardinal Francis Arinze and Fr. Cassian Folsom. Other speakers include Dan Burke, Anthony Lilles, Pia de Solenni, and Christopher Carstens. This conference will focus on the saving power of liturgy and the interior life in our mission to restore, transform, and animate the culture. Receive 50% of your ticket price using code AL2018. Space limited to just 250 attendees. Register now or get more information at SpiritualDirection.com/Summit2018.

FACEBOOK

‘Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church Birmingham, AL’ is the parish official Facebook page. If you have not joined, please do so that you can keep up with what is happening in the parish. It’s a wonderful way to communicate with other parishioners. It is a closed group so the privacy is secure.

2018 HIGH MASS DATES

Sunday, July 8th (Seventh Sunday After Pentecost), 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.).

PRAY FOR OUR SEMINARIANS

Please pray for our seminarians: Deacon Justin Ward, Daniel Sessions, Charles Deering, Doug Hess, 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.

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

Combine your faith and career at EWTN. They are seeking to fill the following positions: On-Air Promotions Producer/Editor, Customer Service Representative, Broadcast Traffic Assistant, Broadcast Technician, IT Support Technician, Viewer Services Representative. Information on job requirements can be found at www.ewtn.com.

MASS SCHEDULE AND INTENTIONS (*Mass in Rectory Chapel)

Sat, June 16: 4:00 p.m. Special Intention for Vocations
Sun, June 17: 9:00 a.m. Pro Populo
10:45 a.m. Joyce Clark (by the Rumore Family)
Mon, June 18 *8:30 a.m. Cheryl Plaisance (by the Jones Family)
Tues, June 19: *8:30 a.m. Special Intention for Fr Joseph Mary, M.F.V.A (by the Juneau Family)
Wed, June 20: *7:00 a.m. Special Intention for Fr Matthew Mary, M.F.V.A (by the Juneau Family)
*8:30 a.m. Special Intention for Vivienne Hill (by the Pohorelshy Family)
Thur, June 21: *8:30 a.m. Special Intention for Fr Jeffery Starkovich (by the Pohorelshy Family)
Fri, June 22: *7:00 a.m. Joe Burns (by the Pohorelshy Family)
*8:30 a.m. Annie Diergo
Sat, June 23: 4:00 p.m. Friar Leticio, pjc
Sun, June 24: 9:00 a.m. Pro Populo
10:45 a.m. Special Intention for Richard Juneau (by John Minjares)

NEXT WEEK’S MASS READINGS

4:00 p.m. Vigil of the Nativity of St John the Baptist Jer 1:4-10, 1Pet 1:8-12, Lk 1:5-17
9:00 a.m. Nativity of St John the Baptist Isa 49:1-6, Acts 13:22-26, Lk 1:57-66,80
10:45 a.m. Nativity of St John the Baptist Isa 49:1-3,5-7, Luke 1:57-68

PLEASE PRAY FOR THE SICK AND HOMEBOUND IN OUR PARISH