1 710 A Ave West St. Mary's Parish PO Box 365 730 Benton Ave West Albia IA 52531. Web address: Follow us on twitter August 5, 2018. Eighteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time Mass Intentions Liturgical Assignments Aug 7 Tue 5:10 PM Mike McGee Saturday, Aug 11 5:10 PM Aug 8 Wed 9:00 AM Herb Sauter Lector Sharon Steinbach Aug 9 Thu 5:10 PM Gary Stuchel Body Wanda Flahive & Kim Pasut Aug 10 Fri 9:00 AM Hazel Murphy Blood Anne Lahart & Kim Pistek Aug 11 Sat 5:10 PM In Celebration of Bill & Mary Servers Jorryn Crall & Lexie Jones Agnes Wynn's 60th Wedding Gift Bearers Family of Bill & Mary Agnes Wynn Anniversary Aug 12 Sun 8:00 AM Parishioners Sunday, Aug 12 8:00 AM Aug 12 Sun 10:30 AM Vince & Kay Flattery Lector Abbey Griffin The Holy Family & Sanctuary Lamps are burning in memory of Body Kyle Angran & Jack Baker Al, Mary & Dick Yarkosky Blood Dennis Amoss & Jack Scieszinski Servers Damon Sovern & Jay Thompson Monroe County Churches St.
2 Mary's Albia Gift Bearers Open Tuesday, Thursday 5:10 PM. Sunday, Aug 12 10:30 AM Wednesday, Friday 9:00 AM. Saturday 5:10 PM. Lector Jackie Maddy Sunday, 8 AM & 10:30 AM. Body Marilyn Colwell & Jackie Maddy Blood Chris Cardenzana & Ted Church June-August Rotation St. Pat's Georgetown - Sunday 10:30 AM. Servers Ian Flahive & Aidan Judge St. Pat's Melrose - Saturday 5:30 PM. Gift Bearers Family of Vince & Kaye Flattery St. Peter's Lovilia - Sunday 8:30 AM. Administrator Pastoral Rev. Michael Volkmer, Sharon Crall 641-932-5130 641-932-5589. Front Office DRE Asst Carol Heffron Kathy Brown 641-932-5130 641-932-5589. Holiness is not only about the spirit; It is also the feet that take us to our brothers and sisters, and the hands that allow us to help them.
3 ~Pope Francis ST. MARY'S Parish August 5, 2018. Pastor's Corner Calendar Monday, August 6. This weekend we celebrate the annual 7:00 PM K of C Meeting Restoration Days here in our Albia Tuesday, August 7. community. The beginnings of this 9:30 AM Rosary @ Oakwood celebration goes back to 1965 which a 5:10 PM Mass group led by Sonny Williams started Operation Face Lift. Wednesday, August 8. It began with 92 buildings being placed on the National 9:00 AM Mass Register of Historical Places. Much money and resources, Thursday, August 9. time and energy, marked the restoration of the buildings 9:15 AM Rosary @ MCC. around the Square. Now it is a source of pride for our 10:00 AM Bible Study community and state. Many activities are associated with 5:10 PM Mass Restoration Days: arts and artists, food, entertainment, Friday, August 10.
4 Family activities, and recognition of those who have 9:00 AM Mass contributed to the well-being of our community. Many of Coffee/Donuts/Fellowship our parishioners have been involved in the Restoration Saturday, August 11. Days Celebration. We acknowledge them and thank them. 4:00 PM Confessions We also welcome visitors to our community and to our 4:45 PM Rosary Parish . Good will, cooperation, and celebration are signs of 5:10 PM Mass God's presence among us. Sunday, August 12. My prayers are with you each day. ~ Fr. Mike. 8:00 AM Mass Stewardship A Way of Life 10:30 AM Mass July 29. Sunday Envelopes $ Children's Envelopes Offertory $ $ Lord's Laughter TOTAL $ A man was driving when he saw the flash of a traffic camera. He figured that his picture had PRAYER REQUESTS been taken for exceeding the speed limit, even Cathy Summers Martha Flattery Joe Sinnott though he knew that he was not Rob Singley Cathy Schuller Norene Wallingford Karen Tuttle Finn Carroll Cathy Flattery Zach Sohn Judy Suggs Messer Sr.
5 Lucy Feehan Just to be sure, he went around the block and Elizabeth Moore Dennis Wolfer Karen Pardee passed the same spot, driving even more slowly, Daryl Regenold Marty Robertson Joan Beary but again the camera flashed. Now he began to Sharon Stoffer Dorothy Hoover Kala Zanoni Carl Zotz Libby Smith Dale & Evelyn Filloon think that this was quite funny, so he drove even Ella Teno Paetton Canfield Robert Hollinrake slower as he passed the area again, but the traffic Danielle Wolfer Rita Gergely Anna Conley camera again flashed. He tried a fourth time with Pat Flattery Joiner Patty McGee Jerry Walton the same result. He did this a fifth time and was Lana Sohn Peggy Murphy Jim Baker John Pasut* now laughing when the camera flashed as he rolled past, this time at a snail's Military Prayer List Jason Hughes Andy Merrick Tyler Pasut Cody McCarty David Austin Riley Murray Stoffa Two weeks later he got five tickets in the mail for Pat McDonald Aaron Smith Cale Yarkosky driving without a seatbelt!
6 Matthew Hollinrake Connor Scully Cole Kurimski * New addition to list . Contact Marge Pasut, 932-2602, or the Religious Ed. Office, 932-5589. or to start an intention. All prayer requests will be honored. ST. MARY'S Parish ALBIA. FAITH FORMATION Vision 20/20. Bishop Zinkula and his staff are initiating Vision 20/20, an attempt RCIA-Bring Someone to Christ to stir up a fresh encounter with Jesus Christ and the Church. The Know of someone who is thinking about joining the Church? Contact first step is to establish an interested group to begin formation Sharon Crall & she can talk with them about the RCIA process. RCIA using the exhortation of Pope Francis called The Joy of the is the way that people come into the Catholic Tradition from another Gospel.
7 The goal is to complete this part by September 15. The denomination or if they are not baptized. next step in October and November will be a Parish listening session. Then in early 2019 there will be regional conversations Religious Ed Office Hours with representatives from the parishes. Finally, June 6-8, 2019, The Religious Ed office will be closed through mid August. there will be a onvocation at St. Ambrose College in Davenport. Messages will be checked. If you need immediate assistance Please think about being part of the Parish group studying The please call the front office, 932-5130 Joy of the Gospel. We will soon be looking for folks. Thank you, Fr. Mike Incoming 1st Graders Please contact the Rel. Ed. Office to register if you have a child The Assumption of The Blessed Virgin Mary August 15th who will be in 1st grade this coming fall (2018/19 school year).
8 Holy Day of Obligation Tue., August 14th Vigil Mass at 5:10 PM. Faith Formation Committee Meeting-Save The Date Wed., August 15th Wednesday, August 29th Mass times at 9 AM & 6:30 PM. Other Parish Mass times: Catechist/Aide In Service Meeting-Save The Date Wednesday, September 5th @ 6:30 PM. Lovilia 6:30 PM Tue.;. Lovilia 9 AM Wed.; Melrose 6 PM &. CCD Open House & Registration-Save The Date Georgetown 7:30 PM Wed. Wednesday, September 12th. More details to follow. SOCIAL ACTION. Parish LIFE. HELPING HANDS CENTER. A Gift for Students Donations appreciated. Hours are Wed. and Thurs. from 9 to St. Mary's Altar & Rosary would like to invite all students Pre K 1 , Fri. and Sat. 9 to Noon. THANK YOU IN ADVANCE! through college to select a school item from our display in the social hall.
9 This back to school event will be held next weekend Ministerial Association Emergency Office Needs August 11/12 and the following weekend August 18/19. Our August suggestions: Dishwashing, laundry detergent, bleach, prayers are for all students to enjoy a safe and fun-filled school Kleenex, diapers, baby wipes, toilet paper and cleaning year. God Bless. supplies. Thank You From Fr. Ron Children's Works of Charity Thank you for the generous check. Please tell to every parishioner August proceeds will go to a worthy cause of Father Mike's for me, how their help is a God's blessing for me and for my choosing in celebration of his 50 th Anniversary of Ordination. people in Haiti. With this, I can buy imperishable food, and also send them money for school supplies.
10 COMING August 27th . On Sunday July 8th, I celebrated my 30th year of priesthood with St. Mary's is pleased to announce the introduction of an some members of my family and parishioners. It was great to electronic option for making regular offerings. Contributions thank God for his grace upon me. May God continue to bless you! can now be debited automatically from your checking or Best reagrds, Fr Ron savings account or processed using your credit or debit card. Our new electronic giving program offers convenience for you 50th Wedding Anniversaries and provides much-needed donation consistency for our There will be a diocesan celebration for couples in the diocese Parish . If you are currently giving on a weekly basis, you will celebrating 50 years of marriage this year.