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May 5 , 2013 ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ ▬ --- 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. Clase s de Guitarra: Sábado 6:00 pm Bautismos: Ultimo domingo de cada mes a las 12:30 pm . Plática el mart es antes a las 7:00 pm Hora Santa: Primer viernes 7:00 pm Gracias por su contribución de esta semana $ 599 .00 Regular ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ ▬ + 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 times: Sunday 10:00AM, Sat 5.00PM Youth Mass: 1st Sunday of every month 5:00PM

The Sanctuary Candle burns in memory of Faye Pontif.


During the month of May(the month to honor Mary), we will be meeting every Saturday morning ST. MA RTIN ANNOUNCEMENTS

$2,693.00 $2,150.68 $23,966.00

PLEASE NOTE: Two Masses Thursday May, 9th, 8:00 AM and 5:30 PM. This is a Holy Day of Obligation.

Special Collection Next Weekend Catholic Communication Campaign

HELP IS NEEDED: (both men and women) to take down Easter decoration on Wednesday, May 15 at 6:30 PM

Weekly Needs Last Weekend’s collection Capital Improvement fund to date

Thank you for your generosity. Liturgy for the week of May 12 Sixth Sunday of Easter Acts 15: Council of Jerusalem. Ps. 67: O God, let all the nations praise you! Rev. 21. : The New Jerusalem. Jn. 14: The Advocate. Sacristans: John & Mary Dunn Sun: Mark Scarber Lectors: Sat: Donald Tassin Sun: TBA Eucharistic Servers: Sat.: Jerry Herrin, Jamie Monroe, Kathy Monroe Sun.: Bonnie Lee, Kim Litton, Carolyn Pelto Ushers: Sat: Jamie Monroe, Frank Rachal, Stanley Basco, Chris Dunn Sun: Kenneth Andries, John Cain Johnny Dyer, Bob Maloney Altar Servers: Sat: Christian Dunn, Matthew Monroe Sun: Natalie Reynolds, Nicolas Winners PRAYER LIST

Saturday, May 4 5 PM + Kenneth Roy Sunday, May 5 10 AM + Clyde Neck Tuesday, May 7 8 AM + Todd & Maxine Buller Wednesday, May 8 8 AM +Shirley, Yola & Smyle Buller Thursday, May 9 8 AM +Faye Pontif 5:30 For the People

Connie Bailey, Denise Bankovic, Dolores Basco, Donald Brady, William Bridges, Karen Bryant, Kennette Campbell, John Carter, “Frosty” Cramer, Larry Doiron, Frank & Melessa D’Autremont, Bryan De Lacerda, Gloria Fitzgerald, Jerry Flynn, Sean Garrison, Fred Harris, Keith Johnson, Kylee Johnson, Bill & Frances Kennedy, Russ Laborde, Roger Morehouse, Mona Morgan, Dolores Mowad, Jerry Myhand, Richard Odom, Frances Pegg, Greg Perry, Billy Phillips, Don Puckett, Blanche Rollins, Mark Sampson, Marie Smith, Buddy Van Hoof, Sister C. C. Vanderlick, Jesse ‘Pete’ Wise


Please Pray for the military: Steven Brevelle, Jacob Maricle, Jacob Morrison, Jay Skinner, Mathew Winners


May 10 + Saturday, May 11 5 PM +Mrs. Mary Spears, Mrs. Jo Ann Harris, Mrs. Lucille Tannehill, Mrs. Billy French Sunday, May 12 10 AM +Faye Pontif and all Mothers of the Parish

Youth Mass May 5th at 5:00 P.M.

Flowers are in memory of deceased members of St. Martin .

MASS INTENTIONS for the week

8 AM


Shut Ins: Dolores Basco, Harold Bonnette, Della Guillot, Eula Janice, Jerry Thiels, Eloise Turner If you know someone who is ill or having surgery, please call the Salt and Light Commission Chair, Ginny Baker at 776-9289. Names will be removed from the prayer list after two weeks unless otherwise notified.

The Ladies Altar Society will meet immediately following clean up to cover any business that needs to be discussed. Silent Auction: By popular demand we are going to have a Silent Auction this year. We have sent out letters to Louisiana vendors to send samples of Louisiana products. If you would like to contribute a basket or item, we are asking for items that are Louisiana related. Examples—LSU baskets, hunting or fishing items, Louisiana recipes, pictures depicting Louisiana, etc. We may also need some items to complete baskets with samples that we receive from vendors. If you are interested in donating to Silent Auction, please contact Sylvia Hebert 446-5253. Thanks for any help you can give. Attention: In the past during the Event there hasn’t been anything for the children. This year during Event 2013, we will be having a children’s Carnival on Saturday June 1st after Mass. It will begin at 6:30 and end at 8:30. We need sponsors for the booths. We have all games, slides, food, etc. We just need families to man the booths, take up tickets, and supply the prizes (candy, small toys, etc.) Please call Donna Wade 613-5489 if you would like to help and make this fun for our children. ***Planning for Event 2013 is under way. We need Live Auction items. Anything we can get will be wonderful. Remember the Mystery Envelope in the back of the church. Mark styour calendars forst the weekend of Friday, May 31 , Saturday, June 1 and Sunday June 2nd. Any gardeners out there? There will be a Farmers Market. We need all the help we can get with getting items for the Live Auction. To be able to have a successful event takes a lot of extra help. There are many ways you can volunteer your time. All are welcome to join in. If there are any questions, please contact Jill Reynolds at 715-6000 or Robyn Carrington at 447-6007. T-shirts for the Event are in the back of the church. Cost is $12.00 per shirt. St. Martin Knitting Circle meets every Tuesday from 2-3 P.M. in the CCD building. You do not have to know how to knit to join. For more information call Marilyn Gonzales at 776-1410. Knights Of Columbus meet the 2nd Tuesday of each month.

(May 4th, 11th, 18th, & 25th) at 10AM at the Church Hall to recite the Rosary. Please join us! On Sunday, May 12th (Mother’s Day), at 9AM, we will be celebrating mothers and grandmothers with a special breakfast before Church. Ladies, please join us for muffins, juice, coffee, and fellowship before Mass! For further details, please contact Donna Robinson at 613-1719 GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS Men’s Prayer Breakfast May 7th at First Baptist Church Bunkie. Line Dancing every week. Call Pam NesSmith for time and dates at 318-794-5775. ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ Pleasing Others or God? The point Jesus makes in the gospel is that he does not want our hearts and minds to be taken up with constant conflict, or to be in a state of argument with each other. Instead of controversy, Jesus says,” Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you …Do not let your hearts be troubled or afraid.” In marriage and in every important relationship, there is plenty that we can be upset about, if we want to make that our priority- and many people do, which leads to alienation, anger, even divorce. In every church community, we can argue about abortion, or divorce, or women priests until the cows come home. These are vitally important topics about which to share our hearts. But Jesus is saying that our primary committed relationship is to God. Through Him our loyalty to bringing the peace of Christ to the world should be our focus. Jesus told us,” Whoever loves me will keep my word, and my Father will love them, and we will come to them and make our dwelling with them.” Think about it. If the Trinity is dwelling with you, you can be sure you will not be preoccupied with negativity and arguments. You will be alive with new ways to bring that peace of God’s love to the needy and exhausted world. Listening in prayer is vitally important. But also listening to others’ stories and needs are what gives us a much larger vision of the world, and God’s activity within the world. Go in peace to love and serve our God. ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬


May May May May

6 Abigail Carrington 6 Daniel Hart 7 Richard Basco 9 Barbara Basco

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. Please remember to patronize our bulletin advertisers and to let them know you saw their ad in the bulletin.

The 2013 Calendars are in the foyer of the church. Please pick one up as you leave.

Church Etiquette 1. Remember Church is God’s house. Come in with respect and reverence 2. No gum, candy or cell phones should be allowed 3. Make use of the cry room for infants. 4. Teach them to participate in Mass and to attend Children’s Church. 5. Appropriate dress is stressed.

. Child Sexual Abuse Blessing Dear Lord, We ask to bless Your holy people who participate in the church’s efforts to help stop child sexual abuse. Open their hearts to Your call to be the ears, eyes and voice of children and young people everywhere. Give them the vision and grace needed to fulfill the special commitments that each of them has made to making their homes, churches, schools, programs, communities and world a safer place for all of God’s Children. Amen

St Martin Church Bulletin 5-5-2013  
St Martin Church Bulletin 5-5-2013  

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