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May 22 , 2011 ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ ▬ --- OUR LADY OF GUADALUPE MISSION --Persona s a c ontact ar / Contact Person s : Adolfo Valle 447 - 8956 ; Francisco Vargas 7925432 Misas: a las 8:00 pm Sábado y d í as de obligació n por todos los fieles de la parroquia. J óv enes: a las 7:00 pm Clases de Guitarra: Sábado 6:00 pm Bautismos: Ultimo domingo de cada mes a las 12:30 pm . Plática el miércoles antes a las 6:30 pm Gracias por su contribución de esta semana $ 896 .00 C olleen Dunn necesita á lguien que limpie casas ; u st ed pue de llamar al 442 - 8685 ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ ▬ + SACRAMENTAL LIFE + Confessions: 30 minutes before weekend Masses. Baptism, First Communion and Confirmation: Contact Pastor, or the Secretary. Matrimony: Make first appointment six months in advance with Fr. Pedro and provide certificates of baptism recently issued with marginal notations. Communion and Anointing of the Sick: As requested. Funeral Services: Only the Funeral Home may schedule. Masses for the people of the parish (Pro Populo) are said on Saturdays and Holy days at Forest Hill. MASS INTENTIONS for the week Saturday, May 21 5:00p.m Mass – + Lee Ogea . Sunday, May 22 10:00 Mass – + Ken Roy Tuesday, May 24 8:00 Mass – + William & Cales Vanderlick Wednesday, May 25 8:00 Mass-+ Casemir & Florence Vermaelen Thursday, May 26 8:00 Mass – + William & Cales Vanderlick Friday, May 27 8:00 Mass + Deceased members of the Van Mol Family Saturday, May 28 5:00 p m Mass – + Rick Huckabay Sunday, May 29 10:00 Mass – +Sadie Van Mol Flowers are in memory of Maedel Turner.

If you would like the Sanctuary Candle to burn in memory or honor of someone, please call the office. The cost is $5.00. The Knights of Columbus will recite the Holy Rosary on the 2nd Saturday of each month before Mass. GIFTS-REGULAR COLLECTION Weekly Needs Last Weekend’s Collection Building Fund

$2,540.00 $2,016.00 20.00

NEW HALL LOAN (all amounts are to date) Loan Amount 344,400.00 Principal Paid 340,186.91 Loan balance 4,213.09 Thank you for your generosity. Liturgy for the week of May 29 Sixth Sunday of Easter Acts 8: The mission in Judea and Samaria. Ps. 66: Let all the earth cry out to God with joy. 1Pt. 3: It is better to suffer for doing good than for doing evil.. Jn. 14: Jesus said, “If you love me, you will keep my commandments.” Sacristans: Sat; Gary & Theresa Dunn; Sun: Johnny Dyer Lectors: Sat. Jackie Schexnyder Sun: Sylvia Hebert Eucharistic Servers: Sat. Mary Dunn, Tim Hart, Dianne Henry Sun. Donna Scarber, Mark Scarber, David Vanderlick Ushers: Sat: Frank Rachal, Chuck Monroe, Jamie Monroe, Donald Tassin Sun: Jimbo Van Mol, Jacob Andries, Kenneth Andries, John Cain Altar Servers: Sat: Christian Dunn, Matthew Monroe: Sun: Nicholas Winners, Elena Winners

PRAYER LIST Lee Able, Marilyn Basco, Todd Buller, Mary E. Connell, Marie Crooks, Brennan Daigle, James V. Damico, Ava Dore, Callie Harvey, Mary Jackson, Madyson Johnson, June Lee, Theresa McIntosh, Danny O’Quinn, Sydney Mitchell, Nat Poisso, Wayne Rabalais, Harriet Rachal, Linda Rachal, Carol Russo, Chuck Saucier, H. K. Stanley, Jerry Thiels, Femy van Dillen, Please pray for the repose of the soul and the consolation of the family of Andrew Van Mol. Names will be removed from the prayer list after two weeks unless otherwise notified. Shut Ins: Delores Basco, Harold Bonnette, Della Guillot, Eula Janice, Ross Giamanco

If you know someone who is ill or having surgery, please call the Salt and Light Commission Chair, Ginny Baker at 776-9289. Also, if you are interested in being a member of that commission call Ginny Baker. ST. MARTIN ANNOUNCEMENTS Congratulations to our Graduating Seniors: Colby Basco, Andrew Lee, Charles Lemoine, and Matthew Winners. May God bless you as you continue life’s journey. The Ladies’ Altar Society will meet Wednesday, May 25 at 6:30 p.m. in the CCD building. The Salt and Light Commission is being reactivated and looking for volunteers to serve on this commission. This commission consists of preparing food dishes for families of sick and deceased and assisting with service of the food; distribution workers of food to the needy; visitors to the homebound, hospital patients and nursing home residents; and any other volunteer service to help those in need. If you would like to be a volunteer or member, please call Ginny Baker at 78769289(home) or 623-4844(cell) ATTENTION !!!! The diocese needs the e-mail addresses of all volunteers who work with children in any way. This is so that they can send you a user ID and a password so that you can access the bulletins that you are required to read. St. Martin Office would really appreciate you furnishing the information as we get emails daily from the diocese. You may call the office from 8-5 Tues.-Thurs. or place them in the collection basket. Thank you. SHAKE IT UP! Let’s Get Cookin’ at Vacation Bible School 2011 St. Martin invites all children to get cookin’ at Shake It Up Café: Where kids Carry Out God’s Recipe-VBS 2011. Explore and experience recipes for living out God’s Word. The fun begins Sunday , July 10th and th ends Thursday, July 14 . Time for VBS will be 5:30pm-8:00pm. The recipe at our café includes heaping helpings of Bible fun and special servings of creative crafts, hands on mission work, food science, and great music. To be a part of all the excitement at Shake It Up Café, call Donna Wade at 318-229-5320-or visit the church’s Facebook page at Friends of St. Martin. EVENT 2011: The theme for this year’s event is CELEBRATE. We have much to celebrate as this event will pay off the loan on the new hall! This year’s mystery envelope game will have instant winners and the grand prize of 10% of the total sales will be awarded at the live auction on Sunday June 5. Contact people this year are Brian Johnson 308-1234, Cathy Andries 481-4841, and Dot & David Vanderlick 776-5048. Schedule of events EVENT 2011 Friday, June 3 Dance featuring Ronnie Bryant and Friends at 8:00 P.M. There will be a smaller version of the silent auction (no baskets) If you can help with

the food that night, please contact Jill or Trey Reynolds Sunday, June 5 we will have BBQ Chicken dinners for $7.00 and the live auction. Dinner tickets are available. Please contact David or Dot Vanderlick with any items for the auction. The Plant booth will be open Sunday. Hole digging is negotiable. PLEASE! PLEASE! PLEASE! Donations are needed for the Live Auction. Items can be dropped off at the Educational Building Monday thru Friday between 8a.m. and noon. For pick up at your home call Dot or David at 776-5048. BULLETIN ADS: We need one person to take over the selling of the bulletin ads for a 10% cut. If you are interested in doing this please call Kenneth Andries @ 452-6414 or the office @ 776-9480. The bulletin is back on line. To access it, go to the Diocese website, click on parishes and missions, click on St. Martin-Lecompte, the bulletin is on that page. The Knights of Columbus meet the second Tuesday of every month. St. Martin Knights of Columbus is having a gun raffle to raise funds for charitable activities. There will be 52 drawings beginning April 30, 2011 – April 22, 2012. Drawings will be on Saturday nights. If your ticket matches the Louisiana Lottery Pick 3# you win. You have 52 chances to win as tickets remain in the drawings. Donations are $50. See any member of the KC. Line Dancing for a Healthy Heart will be on Mondays from, 5:30 - 7:00 PM. in the new hall. If you would like to register in the parish, please pick up a form in the foyer. GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS Women’s Cenla A.C.T.S. Retreat will be Thursday, June 9-Sunday, June 12. The deadline to register is Saturday, May 14. You may pick up a registration form in the foyer of the Church. Men’s Cenla A.C.T.S. Retreat will be August 2528. Registration forms will be available at a later date ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬

HAPPY BIRTHDAY May 23 – May 29 Brian Alejandro Derek Briggs Margaret Scalfano

May 25 May 27 May 27

Marion French Annette Simmons

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United Christian Women is andnon-denominational organization that meets the 2 Tuesday of each month. They welcome new members. This is the group that does the prayer quilts as well as other charitable works. This year they are requesting cookies for the Veterans. If you would like to donate, you may bring your cookies by the church office any Tues. Wed. or Thurs. between 8 a.m. and noon until May 23.

I notice that everyone who is for abortion has already been born. ~ President Ronald Reagan .

Please Notice Please look at the ads on the back of the bulletin and remember to patronize our sponsors whenever possible. Also, mention you saw the ad so they will know it is being noticed. If you would to buy an ad to promote your business, or in memory or honor of someone, please contact Kenneth Andries at 452-6414 or the office at 776-9480. Food for Seniors/Families is distributed on the third Thursday of the month, 7:30 – 9:30 AM in the old Lecompte High School. If you have bulletin announcements or additions and deletions to the prayer list, please have them in the office by 8:00 AM Thursdays. You may e-mail or call the office. If you would like to have your child baptized, please fill out a form and turn it in to the church office. Forms are on the table in the foyer. SEE WHAT’S HAPPENING!!! Visit our Facebook page “Friends of St. Martin Catholic Church” to keep up with upcoming events. Special thanks to Donna Robinson for setting up the page and keeping it current.

St Martin Church Bulletin  

Weekly bulletin for St. Martin Church, Lecompte