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

Rev. John Pardue, Pastor

Church Mailing Address: P. O. Box 408

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

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

Twenty-Ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time, October 16, 2011

CALENDAR Saturday, October 15 4:00 pm Mass - William W. Floyd, Sr. + Sunday, October 16 8:00 am Mass - Theresa Smith + 5:30 pm Mass - For the People Monday, October 17 No Mass Tuesday, October 18 7:00 am Mass - Max Kroll + Wednesday, October 19 7:00 am Mass - Carl Bess, Jr. + 6:00 pm - CCD classes - Cumella Hall Thursday, October 20 7:00 am Mass - Virginia Kroll + 5:30 pm - Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament Friday, October 21 7:00 am Mass - Gena Tucker + Saturday, October 22 4:00 pm Mass - Rita Brouillette + Sunday, October 23 8:00 am Mass - Thelma Schulz + 5:30 pm Mass - For the People Sanctuary Candle burns in memory of Msgr. J. Guy Lemoine SHEPHERD CENTER OCTOBER FOOD DRIVE Throughout the month of October, Mary, Mother of Jesus is sponsoring a collection of protein for the food pantry at the Shepherd Center. This includes tuna, canned meats, peanut butter, etc. There is a basket in the vestibule of the church to collect donations. Please be as generous as possible. - Bobbie Long

WORLD MISSION SUNDAY NEXT WEEKEND Next Sunday, World Mission Sunday, Pope Benedict XVI calls every Catholic in the world to celebrate our vocation to be a missionary. As Catholics around the world - here at home and in the Missions - gather at the Eucharist around the table of the Lord, we are to pray for the Church’s worldwide missionary work. We pray for those awaiting the “Good News” of our Lord’s great love for us and for the missionaries who offer the poor and suffering the light of Christ. And we are to offer financial help through the Society for the Propogation of the Faith for more than 1,150 dioceses in Asia, Africa, Latin America and the Pacific Islands. THANK YOU … to Phillip and Betty Morris, Marshall and Bobbie Long, and Woody and Mary Virginia Young for the wonderful breakfast last Sunday. Your efforts were greatly appreciated by all in attendance. THANK YOU FOR T-SHIRTS Many thanks to all who responded to the Boy Scout/Cub Scout request for used t-shirts. The more than 30 collected at MMJ helped put us over our goal of 200 needed for this weekend’s Cuboree 2011 at Camp Attakapas. - Diane Fuqua

READINGS FOR NEXT WEEKEND Ex 22: 20-26; 1 Thes 1: 5c-10; Mt 22: 34-40 World Mission Sunday


REGULAR COLLECTION 10/09/2011 Average Weekly Expenses Last Qtr Last Weekend’s Collection Building Fund (gifts since 7/1/11)

$2,846.00 $3,516.00 $460.00

Thank you for your generosity! ALL SAINTS DAY MASSES AT MEMORIAL GARDENS Monday, October 31, 4:00 pm Alexandria Memorial Gardens, Woodworth Tuesday, November 1, 5:00 pm Greenwood Memorial Gardens, Pineville LAST DAY FOR ILLUMINATED ROSARY The last outdoor illuminated Rosary for the fall will be held Thursday, October 27 at St. Joseph Church grounds in Marksville. Bring the whole family and pray the rosary together. Don’t forget that our church bulletin can be accessed online. Go to the Diocesan website, www.diocesealex.org, and navigate to the Mary, Mother of Jesus page.

BOOK DISCUSSION CLUB BEGINS NOV 3 The Book Discussion Club will begin the fall season with St. Francis of Assisi by Ivan Gobry, published by Ignatius Press. Participants are asked to order their own books from Ignatius Press, amazon.com or any other source. Starting date for the Book Club will be Thursday, November 3 at 7:00 pm at the home of Keith and Beth Chapman. UPCOMING AREA FALL FESTIVALS October 29 - St. Frances Cabrini Not So Scary Cajun Fest - Schedule of events: 10:00 am Registration/Check-in for 1 mile Fun Run; 10:30 am Fun Run; 11:00 am-4:30 pm booths, games, food and entertainment; 5:00-7:00 pm Gumbo Dinner. For more information, go to www.cabrinischool.com . October 29-30 St. Rita Fall Festival - Saturday from 5:00-8:00 pm there will be carnival games, trick or treating, hayride, bingo, costume contest and St. Rita Gumbo for $5 from 4:30 pm until it’s gone. Sunday there will be a pork dinner for $6 starting at 10:30 am. From 12:30-3:00 pm there will be a silent auction, country store, white elephant shop, cake booth and great items for raffle.

WE PRAY FOR THOSE AMONG US ... ACUTELY ILL: Joan Alpha, Beverly Aleshire, Lovie Bennett, Marie Busch, Frances deLaunay, Walter Deptula, Russell Edwards, III, Judy John, Richard Kelly, Donald Parker, Sean Redmond, Caroline Roy, Coralie Tano, Connie Ray Teutsch, Gary Treme, Ann Williamson. 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, Patsy Fremin, Robert Hall, Linder Holland, Brenda Holloway, Bruce Laborde, Merlyn Maillian, Clementine Matherne, Michael McGuire, Michelle McGuire, Yessica McGuire, LaVern Moser, Gayle Odum, James Odum, Dana Parker, Karen Rambo Roberts, Francis Snoddy, Nancy Weidner. HOMEBOUND: Beverly Aleshire, Joan Alpha, Marty Doiron. (Use a pew envelope to add or remove names or call Laura at 487-9894 or 767-6508.)

Love ought to consist of deeds more than of words. St. Ignatius of Loyola 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; Pat Brister, Trustee; Chuck Reich; Gary Delaney, Trustee


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