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Mary, Mother of Jesus Catholic Church 9323 Highway 165 South, Woodworth, Louisiana

Rev. John Pardue, Pastor

2120 Coulee Crossing, Woodworth, LA 71485 Mailing Address: P. O. Box 408 Telephone: (318) 445-7554 frjohnpardue@gmail.com

Church Mailing Address: P. O. Box 408

Church Office Hours: TWTh 8:00-noon (318) 487-9894 or 767-6508 Secretary/Bookkeeper: Laura Callico, mmjwoodworth@att.net Cantor/Music Director: Priscilla Gadel, priscilla.s@prodigy.net

The Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ, June 26, 2011

CALENDAR

FEAST OF THE TWO HEARTS

Saturday, June 25 4:00 pm Mass - Mrs. L. J. Rolfes +

Feast of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus

Sunday, June 26 8:00 am Mass - Josie Bordelon + 5:30 pm Mass - For the People

and Feast of the Immaculate Heart of Mary

Monday, June 27 No Mass Tuesday, June 28 7:00 am Mass - Elaine Paige + Wednesday, June 29 7:00 am Mass - Carl Bess, Jr. +

Friday and Saturday, July 1 and 2 Mary, Mother of Jesus will celebrate the Feast of the Two Hearts with the following: Friday, July 1

Thursday, June 30 7:00 am Mass - William W. Floyd, Sr. +

7:30 am to 5:30 pm Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament (Sign up for one hour of adoration.)

Friday, July 1 7:30 am - 5:30 pm - Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament 6:00 pm Mass - Thomas Passaretti + Parish Supper in Cumella Hall following Mass

6:00 pm Mass

Saturday, July 2 8:30 am - Rosary 9:00 am Mass - Sr. Therese Corde, OCD 4:00 pm Mass - Kathleen Gremillion + Sunday, July 3 8:00 am Mass - Dale King + 5:30 pm Mass - For the People

Sanctuary Candle burns in memory of Mark Gagnard

CORRECTION There will be no 7:00 am Mass this Friday. The Feast of the Two Hearts observance will begin with Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament at 7:30 am.

Parish Supper following 6:00 pm Mass Saturday, July 2

8:30 am Rosary 9:00 am Mass

PETER’S PENCE COLLECTION THIS WEEKEND This weekend we support the Holy Father in his charitable works. The Peter’s Pence Collection is taken up worldwide to support the most disadvantaged: victims of war, oppression, and natural disasters and others in need of emergency assistance. Pope Benedict XVI has said, “It is necessary above all that every person be motivated by the authentic spirit of peace.” (Homily 1-1-11) Cast the peace of Christ upon the world - please be generous in this weekend’s Collection. Use your preprinted envelope or a pew envelope.


REGULAR COLLECTION 06/19/2011 Average Weekly Expenses Last Qtr Last Weekend’s Collection Tornado Relief (total donated) Building Fund (gifts since 7/1/10)

$2,846.00 $2,270.00 $555.00 $22,523.20

Thank you for your generosity!

OUTDOOR ROSARY IN MARKSVILLE Join St. Joseph Church in Marksville every Thursday evening at 8:15 pm to pray the Lighted Rosary on the grounds of the Church Hall. A large billboard -size rosary lights up in the night sky as each prayer on the rosary is prayed. Bring the family for a unique experience. (Note from Laura: Taking your own folding chairs is a good idea. This is a very nice experience.)

CATHEDRAL OBSERVANCE OF DAY OF PRAY FOR SANCTIFICATION OF PRIESTS St. Francis Xavier Cathedral will host a Day of Prayer for the Sanctification of Priests on Friday, July 1. Holy Hour will be from 11:00 am to noon, followed by Mass at 12:05 pm celebrated by Father Scott Chemino. READINGS FOR NEXT WEEKEND Zec 9: 9-10; Rom 8: 9, 11-13; Mt 11: 25-30 60th Anniversary of the Ordination to the Priesthood of Pope Benedict XVI June 29, 2011

(Photo by Jeannie Petrus) TASTE OF FAITH DINNER Bishop Herzog’s Annual Taste of Faith dinner will be held Thursday, August 11 from 5:00 - 7:00 pm at the St. Rita Church Holy Family Center. The dinner benefits the seminarians from the Diocese of Alexandria. Reservation forms are available in the vestibule.

Place before your eyes as models for imitation, not the weak and cowardly, but the fervent and courageous. St. Ignatius of Loyola

WE PRAY FOR THOSE AMONG US ... ACUTELY ILL: Beverly Aleshire, Lovie Bennett, Marie Busch, Frances deLaunay, Walter Deptula, Judy John, Donald Parker, Sean Redmond, Caroline Roy, Chuck Saucier, Coralie Tano, Connie Ray Teutsch, Gary Treme. SICK OR RECOVERING: Patricia Arnold, Pat Boudreaux, Andre Busch, Anna M. Busch, Barbara Busch, Juanita Busch, Kevin Busch, Thomas Busch, Ed Carroll, George Coker, Betty Daigle, Andre Dupre, Patsy Fremin, Robert Hall, Linder Holland, Brenda Holloway, Richard Kelly, Sean Lemoine, Boo Maddox, Merlyn Maillian, Clementine Matherne, Michael McGuire, Michelle McGuire, Yessica McGuire, LaVern Moser, Gayle Odum, James Odum, Dana Parker, Karen Rambo Roberts, Francis Snoddy. (Use a pew envelope to add or remove names or call Laura at 487-9894 or 767-6508.)

CHURCH INFORMATION WEEKEND MASSES: Saturday 4:00 pm. Sunday 8:00 am & 5:30 pm WEEKDAY MASSES: 7:00 am Tuesday thru Friday. HOLY DAY MASSES: as announced. FIRST SATURDAY MASS: 9 am in Honor of the Blessed Mother. BAPTISM PREPARATION: e-mail or call pastor to schedule. MARRIAGE PREPARATION: e-mail or call pastor to schedule first appointment at least six (6) months in advance. FUNERAL SERVICES: only the funeral home may schedule. When making arrangements, have director call pastor personally. CONFESSION: 30 mins before weekend Masses; any time on request ANOINTING OF THE SICK: Upon request. HOSPITALIZATION: e-mail or call pastor at any time, give patient’s name, hospital and room number. SERIOUS ILLNESS, DEATH, DYING: call pastor at any time. OF COUNSEL TO OUR PASTOR PASTORAL COUNCIL: Butch Doiron, Brad Gadel, Priscilla Gadel, Runnie Hunter, Rodney Lamkin, Bobbie Long, Grant Ogaard FINANCE COUNCIL: Ed Carroll; Chuck Reich, Trustee; Pat Brister; Gary Delaney, Trustee

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