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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

2120 Coulee Crossing, Woodworth, LA

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

Rev. Blake Deshautelle, In Residence Mailing Address: P.O. Box 408, Woodworth, LA 71485 Telephone: (318) 445-7554 frjpardue@parish.diocesealex.org

The Most Holy Trinity, May 26, 2013

CALENDAR Saturday, May 25 4:00 pm Mass - C. J. Dupont + Sunday, May 26 7:30 am - Rosary 8:00 am Mass - Sandra Maltese 5:30 pm Mass - For the People Monday, May 27 No Mass Tuesday, May 28 7:00 am Mass - Carl Bess, Jr. + Wednesday, May 29 No Mass Thursday, May 30 6:00 pm Mass - John McCall No Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament Friday, May 31 7:00 am Mass - Mavis Tucker + Saturday, June 1 9:00 am Mass - In Honor of the Blessed Mother 4:00 pm Mass - Mrs. L. J. Rolfes + Sunday, June 2 7:30 am - Rosary 8:00 am Mass - Blane Normand + 5:30 pm Mass - For the People

Sanctuary Candle burns in memory of Danny Eason MMJ FIRST MONDAY SUPPER June 3 Mark your calendars for the next First Monday Supper on June 3 from 5:00-7:00 pm in Cumella Hall. The meal will include lasagna, green bean casserole, salad and bread. Desserts will be available for purchase. If you haven’t yet attended one of the suppers, you can’t imagine what you’re missing! Enjoy a delicious meal and support the Capital Campaign. Dine in or take out. $7/plate.

Dear Parishioners, Sometimes we hear someone make the following statement, “I’ll do whatever I want to do, and I don’t care what anyone thinks.” Now, granted that it is possible to be overly concerned about the opinion of others, is this attitude always appropriate? “Setting a good example” is an art that needs attention. Parents you know about this one. You know that your children are watching you all the time and you know that you have to be careful, because your children will decide “if Mom and Dad can do it, then so can I.” In Mark 9:42, Jesus says, “Whoever causes one of these little ones who believe in me to sin, it would be better for him if a great millstone were put around his neck and he were thrown into the sea.” We call that giving scandal. If other people decide that sinful acts are not sinful because of our failure to set a good example, then our sin of scandal deserves severe punishment. Remember, there is always someone watching what you are doing. And what we do sometimes has consequences for someone else. Let us strive to set a good example. Sincerely yours,

ST. MARTIN EVENT 2013 St. Martin Catholic Church in Lecompte will present Event 2013: Louisiana Blessings, Friday, May 31, through Sunday, June 2 in the church hall. A silent auction will be held Friday at 7:00 pm and a dance, featuring Ronnie Bryant and Friends, will start at 8:00 pm. Admission is $15/person or $25/ couple. A children’s carnival will be held Saturday from 6:308:30 pm with games, food and fun for the whole family. On Sunday, a BBQ chicken dinner for $7/plate will be held from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm, with a live auction beginning at 12:30 pm. Plant Booth and a Farmer’s Market will be available on Sunday. For more information, call the church office at 776-9480.


COLLECTION 05/19/2013 Average Weekly Expenses Last Qtr Last Weekend’s Regular Collection Collections Month to Date Building Fund (gifts since 7/1/12)

$2,846.00 $1,869.00 $7,103.00 $3,310.00

Thank you for your generosity! CAPITAL CAMPAIGN Goal $170,000.00

Pledged

Cash Received

$124,760.00

$111,442.38

An exhibit of Blessed John Paul II, entitled Portrait of Faith: John Paul II in Life and Art, is open now through Sunday, June 16 at the New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA) in City Park in New Orleans. Information on tickets can be found at www.jpiiinnola.com or by calling 1-866-608-4799.

DIACONATE ORDINATION

NEW MASS SCHEDULE

Seminarian Taylor Reynolds will be ordained a transitional deacon on Saturday, June 29 at 10:00 am at St. Francis Xavier Cathedral. The public is invited. A reception in Xavier Hall will follow the ordination.

Beginning June 24, 2013 there will be a new mass schedule. Weekday masses will be Mon-Thu at 7:00 am. There will be NO weekday mass on Friday. The weekend mass schedule will remain the same.

READINGS FOR NEXT WEEKEND Gn 14:18-20; 1 Cor 11:23-26; Lk 9:11b-17 The Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ

WE PRAY FOR THOSE AMONG US ... ACUTELY ILL: Darren Aleshire, Denise Bankovic, Lovie Bennett, Jane Blaney, Marie Boyd, Cameron Brown, Markay Brown, Nick Campbell, Betty Daigle, Dr. James David, Frances deLaunay, Walter, Jr. and Jackie Deptula, Linder Holland, Judy John, Richard Kelly, Paul Lauve, Matthew Leotta, Sandra Maltese, William McGraw, Susan McKinney, Sam Meadows, Sherrie Miller, Sybil Moore, Sean Redmond, Elaine Roy, Michael Smilie, Katie Smith, Ronnie Spurlock, Sr., T.J. Swain, Connie Ray Teutsch, Lynn Tompkins, Mary Virginia Young. SICK OR RECOVERING: Pat Boudreaux, Joann Fuqua Brock, Andre Busch, Anna M. Busch, Barbara Busch, Juanita Busch, Kevin Busch, Marie Busch, Thomas Busch, George Coker, Amy Ladner Davis, Nicholas Fremin, Patrick Fremin, Patsy Fremin, Murlene Gallant, Sharie Hakeman, Brenda Holloway, Jacob Jones, Daniel Jones, Elsie Marcon, Steve Mathews, John McCall, Michael McGuire, Michelle McGuire, Yessica McGuire, LaVern Moser, Gayle Odum, James Odum, Bobby Odum, Jr., Dana Parker, Ray Reich, Karen Rambo Roberts, Francis Snoddy. HOMEBOUND: Joan Alpha, Marty Doiron, Daphne Land.. (Use a pew envelope to add or remove names or call Kathy at 487-9894 or 767-6508.)

PILGRIMAGE TO ALBUQUERQUE Jim Mulvihill Tours is offering a four-day pilgrimage to Albuquerque, NM, October 4-7 for $1,267 per person. Father Tom Voorhies from Scott, Louisiana, will accompany the group. Sites include the St. Philip Neri Cathedral, the Shrine at El Chimayo, the Loretto Chapel, the St. Francis Cathedral and Museum, and the Balloon Festival. For more information, call Ann Ryland at 443-7715. Mass Intentions $5.00 Sanctuary Candle $3.00 Call or email Kathy or use a pew envelope. 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: Deborah Bess, Butch Doiron, Brad Gadel, Priscilla Gadel, Runnie Hunter, Rodney Lamkin, Bobbie Long, Grant Ogaard FINANCE COUNCIL: Ed Carroll; Pat Brister, Trustee; Gary Delaney, Trustee; Dr. Bernard Patty; Chuck Reich


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