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 17th to February 23rd. The sanctuary lamp will burn for the repose of Howard Von Hagel from February 24th until February 30th.
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.
The Parish Council will meet on Thursday, February 21st at 6:00 p.m. in the Rectory.
VOCATION DISCERNMENT WEEKEND
Those men aged 18 to 40 years who are discerning priestly vocation are invited to attend a weekend retreat given by Fr Brett Brannen, author of “To Save a Thousand Souls.” It will be held at Camp Tekakwitha from Friday February 22nd through Sunday the 24th. There is no cost to attend but registration is required. Please contact the Office of Vocations with questions or to register at (205) 838-8318 or email@example.com
Blessed Sacrament will be having our annual Lasagna Dinner following the 4:00 p.m. Mass next Saturday, February 23rd. Come one and come all to this homecoming event.
MARDI GRAS PARTY
Saint Patrick’s Catholic Church in Adamsville will host their annual Mardi Gras party next Saturday, February 23rd form 6:00 to 10:00 p.m. There will be musical entertainment and dancing. St. Patrick’s: 301 Shamrock Trail, Adamsville, (205) 798-5326. $25.00 per person, restricted to adults only. Hosted by and benefitting St. Patrick’s St. Vincent de Paul Conference. For tickets, please contact Pat Roden at firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
FLAG FOOTBALL LEAGUE
There will be an informational meeting for the John Carroll Cavalier Flag Football League on Wednesday, February 20th, at 6:00 p.m. in the John Carroll Gym. The league is open to all interested children grades 1st – 4th (co-ed) and 5th – 6th (boys only). Contact email@example.com with any questions.
GOLF FORE LIFE
The Her Choice Birmingham Women’s Center annual golf tournament – a scramble format – will be played on Friday, April 5th at Highland Park Golf Course. Highland Golf Course is a great course and fun for golfers of all skill levels. Please come play golf and help raise money for Her Choice, a pro-life pregnancy resource center. Lunch will be provided beginning at 12:00 p.m. and tee-off will be at 1:00 p.m. The cost is $250 ($125 of which is tax deductible) per individual golfer and prizes will be awarded immediately following the tournament. Questions can be directed to Jim Pinto at (205) 447-8796 or Her Choice at (205) 447-8796. Please register at http://www.herchoicebirmingham.org
2019 HIGH MASS SCHEDULE
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).
MASS SCHEDULE AND INTENTIONS (*Mass in Rectory Chapel)
|Sat, Feb 16:||9:10 a.m.||Special Intention for Frances Thompson (by the Pohorelsky Family)|
|4:00 p.m.||†||Rebecca Rice (by the Bryant Family)|
|Sun, Feb 17:||9:00 a.m.||Pro Populo|
|10:45 a.m.||Special Intention for Cy Hahn (by the Pohorelsky Family)|
|Mon, Feb 18||*8:30 a.m.||†||Donald Allison (by Nicole Hernandez)|
|Tues, Feb 19:||*8:30 a.m.||†||Rebecca Rice (by St Bernadette’s Band)|
|Wed, Feb 20:||*7:00 a.m.||†||Laura Allen (by the Rumore Family)|
|*8:30 a.m.||†||Edward Von Hagel, Jr. (by Linda Miller)|
|Thur, Feb 21:||*8:30 a.m.||†||Neal Tallie (by Cathy Schauer)|
|Fri, Feb 22:||*7:00 a.m.||Special Intention for Frances Thompson (by the Pohorelsky Family)|
|*8:30 a.m.||†||Rebecca Rice (by Cathy Schauer)|
|Sat, Feb 23:||4:00 p.m.||†||Rebecca Rice (by Bill and Marian Dinan)|
|Sun, Feb 24:||9:00 a.m.||Pro Populo|
|10:45 a.m.||Special Intention for Wendy Donellan (by Mary Donellan)|
NEXT WEEK’S MASS READINGS
|4:00 p.m.||7th Sunday in Ordinary Time||1Sm 26:2,7-9,12-13,22-23, 1Cor 15:45-49, Lk 6:27-38|
|9:00 a.m.||7th Sunday in Ordinary Time||1Sm 26:2,7-9,12-13,22-23, 1Cor 15:45-49, Lk 6:27-38|
|10:45 a.m.||Sexagesima Sunday||2Cor 11:19-12:9, Lk 8:4-15|