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.
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 memory of Webb Dismukes, the sanctuary lamp will burn for the repose of his soul from July 24th to July 30th. The sanctuary lamp will burn for the repose of Graham Morris, Jr. from July 31st until August 6th.
ONLINE NFP CLASSES
Learn Natural Family Planning at home and at your own pace with the Home Study Course from NFP International at www.nfpandmore.org. The class includes Ecological Breastfeeding (it really can space babies), a double-check system of fertility awareness, and Catholic teaching that’s easy to understand. Work with a live instructor by e-mail. The cost of the class is only $70.
ITALIAN AMERICAN HERITAGE SOCIETY FUNDRAISER
The IAHS will host a fundraising party at Old Car Heaven, at 3501 1st Ave. S, on Saturday, July 30th. The band Total Assets will entertain the crowd with dance music from the 60’s, 70’s and 80’s. The $40 ticket price also includes finger foods catered by Jim n Nicks. Doors open at 7:00 p.m. with food available until 9:00 p.m. There will be music from 8:00-11:30 p.m. Tickets are available by going to www.iahsbham.com or contact Jeanette Alexander at (205) 223-8025. All proceeds will go toward IAHS building fund.
MASS FOR PRIESTLY VOCATIONS
All are invited to a Mass for Priestly Vocations at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, August 4th at the Cathedral of St Paul. The Mass will be celebrated on the Feast of St John Vianney, Patron of Priests and co-Patron of the Diocese of Birmingham. Please join us as we pray for more vocations to the priesthood in our diocese. A reception will follow in the Cathedral Life Center.
There will be a retreat for women from the ages of 17 to 35 who might be interested in a vocation with the Little Sisters of the Poor in Mobile. The retreat, which is free of charge, will run from 5:00 p.m. on Friday, August 5th through 7:30 p.m. Saturday, August 6th. To register or for more information, please contact Sr Carolyn by August 3rd at firstname.lastname@example.org or at (251) 591-3700.
FATHER JAMES E. COYLE MEMORIAL MASS
Let us remember a holy priest killed in the line of duty. A memorial Mass will be offered on Wednesday, August 10th at 12:10 p.m. at the Cathedral of St. Paul, 2120 3rd Ave. North. Mass will be followed by a Reception and special address by Judge William H. Pryor, Jr.
2016 HIGH MASS DATES
Monday, August 15th at 6:00 p.m. (Assumption of the BVM); September 4th (Sixteenth Sunday After Pentecost); October 30th (Christ the King); December 11th (Gaudete Sunday); and Saturday, December 24th (Christmas Eve).
MASS SCHEDULE AND INTENTIONS: (*Mass in Rectory Chapel)
|Mon, July 25:||*8:30 a.m.||Special Intention for Eric Kyle & Rachael Agnew (by the Agnew Family)|
|Tues, July 26:||*8:30 a.m.||†||Josephine Gagliano|
|Wed, July 27:||*8:30 a.m.||Special Intention for Thom & Adrianne Price (by Thom & Adrianne Price)|
|Thur, July 28:||*8:30 a.m.||Special Intention for Sharon Williams (by the Agnew Family)|
|Fri, July 29:||*8:30 a.m.||Special Intention for Nighisti & Fnan Negassi|
|Sat, July 30:||4:00 p.m.||Special Intention for Paige Barranco|
|Sun, July 31:||9:00 a.m.||Pro Populo|
|10:45 a.m.||Special Intention for Margaret Smith (by the Rumore Family)|
NEXT WEEK’S MASS READINGS
|4:00 p.m.||18th Sunday in Ordinary Time||Eccl 1:2; 2:21-23, Col 3:1-5,9-11, Lk 12:13-21|
|9:00 a.m.||18th Sunday in Ordinary Time||Eccl 1:2; 2:21-23, Col 3:1-5,9-11, Lk 12:13-21|
|10:45 a.m.||11th Sunday After Pentecost||1Cor 15:1-10, Mk 7:31-37|