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St. Ambrose Parish,Wall Holy Family Mission, Mereta October 2, 2011

De acon All an Lan ge Parish Office 325-651-7551 Fax Number 325-651-6605 Parish Hall 325-651-7649 Mission Phone 325-468-3101 email: Web Site: Mailing Address: P.O. Box 228 Wall, Texas 76957


Fr. C hi nna Pag i dela

Deac on Dan Shann ahan

St. Ambrose Mass Times: Saturday 6:00 pm Sunday 7:30 & 9:00 am Weekday Mass: 6 pm Monday Tue - Fri 8:00 am Confession: Saturday 5:00 pm 1st Saturdays: 9:00 am Mass with Adoration and Benediction 3rd Saturday of every 3rd Month 9 am Mass of Anointing Rosary is prayed before each Mass.

Holy Family Mass Time: Sunday 10:45 am Rosary is prayed before Sunday Masses.

LITURGIES Mon. Tue. Wed. Thr. Fri.

Oct. 3 Oct. 4 Oct. 5 Oct. 6 Oct. 7


Oct. 8


Oct. 9

No Mass 7:00 pm 8:00 am 8:00 am 7:30 am 8:00 am 5:00 pm 6:00 pm 7:30 am 9:00 am 10:45 am

Communion Service Good Health for Olen Weishuhn by Friends +David Schwartz by Betty Joyce Schwartz Rosary at the Rosary Walk for Memorial of Our Lady of the Rosary Good Health for Clarence Plagens by George & Doris Halfmann Confessions +Clifton Braden by Olen & Merline Weishuhn Avenelle Wilde by Peyton Wilde For the Parish Holy Family: +Lilly Schraer by Edward & Gertrude Kellermeier

Oct. 1-8: St. Ambrose Cemetery Clean Sweep Please remove all artificial flowers from your cemetery plots. (Use the incinerator behind the Parish Hall for disposals.) You may return flowers beginning Oct. 15th. Sunday, Oct. 2 Holy Family Special Collection for the Building Fund.

† Daily Gospel Readings Sun. Mon. Tues. Wed. Thr. Fri. Sat. Sun.

Mt. 21:33-43 Lk. 10:25-37 Lk. 10:38-42 Lk. 11:1-4 Lk. 11:5-13 Lk. 11:15-26 Lk. 11:27-28 Mt. 22:1-14

Dear Parishioners of St. Ambrose and Holy Family,

I am looking forward to being back home with you all. My scheduled return flight is Thursday, Oct. 6th. I sincerely

thank you for your prayers and ask you to continue as I make the journey back home. You continue to be in my

CDA representatives will be taking Festival T-Shirt orders after all of the Masses this weekend and next. Fall Festivals: St. Margaret (San Angelo): Brisket dinner from 11am-2pm. $8/$5. Drive-thru plates @ $8. (Will be held at the Knights of Columbus Hall.) Auction, country store, games, etc. St. Patrick (Brady): Turkey & Dressing Meal beginning @ 11:00 am. $8/$6. Raffle for 2011 Chevy Pickup. Fun for all! St. Lawrence (St. Lawrence): Barbequed beef, German sausage, and all the trimmings from 11am-2pm. Bingo from noon to 4 pm. Games/booths — Auction begins at 2 pm.

Wednesday, Oct. 5 (continued) 7:00 pm: RCIA meets in the Fellowship Hall Holy Family: 6:00-7:00 pm: CCD Classes for Grades 1-8 Thursday, Oct. 6 - Fr. Chinna returns! 10:00-11:00 am: Flu Shot Clinic at Veribest in the school Nurse’s Office. Cost $25. Medicare accepted. KC meeting beginning with Rosary at 7:45 pm.

10:00-11:00 am: CCD Classes for Pre-K through 5th. 10:00-11:00 am: Adult Faith Formation in Fellowship Hall.

Friday, Oct. 7 8:45-10:30—Friday Morning Bible Study

Holy Family: 9th Grade CCD Class meets from 9:30-10:30 am.

Saturday, Oct. 8 7:30-11:30 pm: Polka Dance (Jodie Mikula Band from Ennis.) Guests are welcome. We invite all couples with young children for an evening of family fun!

Monday, Oct. 3 CDA meets beginning with Rosary at 6 pm. Hostesses: Sheila Halfmann, Geraldine Halfmann, Mary Ann Halfmann, Betty Hoelscher, Debbie Halfmann, Debbie Hartman, Joy Gilbert, Janis Dierschke, Jodie Braden. Program: Exorcism. 8:00 pm: Choir practice. Tuesday, Oct. 4 4:00 pm —CDA, St. Helen’s Altar Society, and Holy Family Altar Society members (and anyone else wishing to help) will be baking cookies for the Diocesan 50th Anniversary in the Parish Hall Kitchen. Wednesday, Oct. 5 5:45-6:30 pm: Youth Choir Practice. 6:30 pm: Hangouts (Parent Helpers: Steve & Kathy Henshaw, Allen & Kim Gully, Abey & Esmeralda Mascarro) 7:00-8:00 pm: Jr. Hi/High School CCD Classes

27th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Sunday, Oct. 9 Fall Festivals: St. Boniface (Olfen) and St. Ann (Sonora) Raffle tickets for Angelo Catholic School Oktober Fiesta will be sold after all Masses. 2:00-4:00pm: Natural Family Planning Class. Preregistration required. Cost is $20. Call Amy Perez @ 658-4480.

St. Ambrose Parish congratulates Dolores Gully who was honored for her 47 years of Ministry as catechist and Religious Education Coordinator on Sept. 18th. We thank you for your love and devotion to the children and young adults of St. Ambrose Church and for helping them to build up the body of Christ.

Key Passage: Jesus said, “Therefore I say to you, the kingdom of God will be taken away from you and given to a people that will produce its fruit.” (Matthew 21:43) Adult: How have you used your talents and abilities well for the Reign of God? Child: What can you do in your week to help the love of God grow in the world? Reprinted with persission from Heritage of Faith, Published by Twenty-Third Publications.

Thanks to all who helped set up and participate in the Ministry Fair 2011. Special thanks to Debbie Hartman for coordinating the event.

YOUTH CORNER What a SUCCESS!!! Our 1st Annual Pancake Breakfast/Brunch was a success only because of YOU GUYS! Thank you to all the youth and parents who came to work and especially those of you who came to eat! I hope you all got your fill. As usual we can always count on this community to pull together and “get’er done.” We would especially like to thank Dale Droll for his organization and his kitchen crew who were on top of it all. With your guidance, we may have begun training the future generation of cooks! The ministry fair looked to be just as successful. We hope to see new faces taking care of the different ministries soon. :-) I would like to thank Amy Hoffman for spearheading this year’s 1st Huddle-Up after Friday’s game. I know the students appreciate the opportunity to gather over some pizza and talk about the game among other things. Our next Huddle-Up will be on Oct. 14th. We are getting ready for our House Painting project, so be watching for an announcement. Also, check out the St. Ambrose Youth Group FB page. We have posted photo albums of various events and YOU might be there! May the Lord bless you as He has us. Peace, ~Dcn Dan and Phyllis

Adoration Chapel St. Margaret’s Church on Sundays 6:00-7:00 pm:

October 2 Laura Wilde Vonda Wilde October 9 Alice Ayers Marcella Woehl

During this week let us pray espeUPCOMING EVENTS — Senior Citizens will not meet during the month of October. — cially for our Oct. 11: 6:30-9:30 pm — Ethics and Integrity Workshop at the Pastoral Center. All persons working with Diocesan Seminarian: youth are required to attend one of these workshops. Oct. 11: 7:00 pm — Parish Council Meeting Anthony Bala Oct. 12: High School Youth Group Trash Pick Up and Mini-Cleanup for Festival. Oct. 14: Jr. High Youth Group will again sponsor the Huddle-Up after the football game. Oct. 15: Flowers may be placed back on Cemetery Plots. Oct. 16: 11:00 am — 50th Anniversary Mass of the Diocese — Bishop Pfeifer will celebrate Mass in the San Angelo Coliseum. Present for this celebration will be Cardinal DiNardo and 24 Bishops from around the country. We invite everyone to arrive at 10:30 am in order to watch the slide presentation recalling the past 50 years of the diocese and to hear the school children from our three Catholic Schools sing. Because of this big celebration this will be the only Mass in the Diocese that Sunday. Oct. 17: St. Helen’s Altar Society will meet beginning with Rosary at 5:45 and Mass at 6:00 pm. Oct. 30: 10am-3pm — Angelo Catholic School and Knights of Columbus Oktober Fiesta.

BENEFIT/FUNDRAISER for Kash Kelso on Sunday, October 30th with a noon meal and silent auction at St. Ambrose Parish Hall. Proceeds will help defray medical expenses. Anyone wishing to donate an item to the silent auction call Tammy Matschek at 651-3390.

Special thanks to those who prayed for Berdinia (Wilde) Knipp during her battle with cancer and

for your caring and consoling words. Bernie died Sept. 22, 2011. Her life was celebrated with a Holy Mass at St. Elizabeth’s in Kansas City and she was buried in St. Andrew’s Cemetery in Tipton, Missouri. Msgr. James Cominskey (a priest at St. Ambrose during 1950-51) attended the funeral and sends greetings to the Children of Mary Youth Group at St. Ambrose. Blessings, Bernie’s brothers: Lee Ray, Herbert & Andrew

Thank you, Shane and Jennifer Wilson, for sharing flowers with our Parish.

St. Ambrose /Holy Family 72nd Fall Festival Theme: Table of Plenty Jodie Braden Brandi Braden Shanda Halfmann Connie McCrea Kathy Glass Oct. 12: Mini-Cleanup

Date: October 23, 2011

Oct. 15: Cleanup Saturday

651-1024 (hm) or 656-0893 (cell) 651-2111 (hm) or 234-9470 (cell) 651-2939 (hm) or 234-2660 (cell) 651-5781 (hm) or 656-1859 (cell) 469-3787 (hm) or 374-7161 (cell)

Oct. 22: Sausage Saturday

WORKLISTS are being distributed this weekend and next after all of the Masses. Be sure to pick up your copy. MISCELLANEOUS AUCTION ITEMS: You may turn in items for the auction to Rodney Ripple @656-8587 or, Jerry Multer @ 656-3890 or the Parish Office. FESTIVAL POSTERS for advertisement are available at the entrance of the Church. Please use the sign-out sheet when taking them for delivery. TURKEY DONATIONS: Please turn in your $25 donation to the Parish Office.

Oct. 23: Festival Cleanup

Order your Festival T-Shirts now! $10. See the attached Order Form. CDA representatives will be available after Masses this weekend and next to finalize orders. The deadline to order will be Sunday, October 9th. FMI contact Wanda Gully @ 234-2038 or Jacky Droll @ 486-0800.

DECORATIONS: In honor of your family and the 70th anniversary of St. Ambrose Church, families are asked to bring a decorated cornucopia or pumpkin (can be artificial) to decorate the tables at the Festival. Please take your decoration home after the Festival to enjoy this fall. If you have any questions, please contact Brenda Lehr at or call 651-8562.

Please note: Contact ROSA MARTINEZ @ 656-7140 to add or remove a person from the Prayer List. Prayer List: Tony Aguirre, Nick Bartosh, John Paul Basquez, Emily Beach, Terri Jost Beach, Bobby Biedermann, Martha Lynn Block, Maryah Bonilla, Ernest Braden, Wesley Bump, Theresa Cain, Terry Cassel, Mario Chavez, Henry Cruz, Ross Dutton, Megan Fauley, Ann Feist, Kervin Frysak, Adeline Fuchs, Lazaro Galindo, Carolynn Garcia, Ginger Jo Gerngross, James Glass, Marvin Goetz, Anita & Inocente Gonzales, Gloria Guevara, Martha Gully, Wilbert Gully, Glenn Halfmann, Kevin Halfmann, Sutton Ross Halfmann, Janet Harris, Irma Hernandez, Bernard Hirt, Elandra Hirt, Victoria Kalina, Florine Kellermeier, Kash Kelso, Matthew Kerry, Mick Kissko, Tony Knox, Jonathan Leach, Stephanie Lindsey, Antonio Martinez, Charles Matschek, James Michalewicz, McCall Miller, Earlene Wilde Mokry, Breanne Munn, Gina Muelstein, Keith Nally, Margie Nunez, Nayo NunezLillian Pagel, Linda Patton, Lance Pepper, Lane Pepper, Gary Peters, Clarence Plagens, Lori Potter, Bacilia & Domingo Ramirez, Armando Reyes, Donnia Robles, Toni Rojo, Joe Saldaña, Donna Schwertner, Bill Scott, Jeff Sefcik, Wayne Smetana, Augustina Solis, Chuck Sonnenberg, Betsy Spencer, Mike St. Clair, Connie Stoneburner, Lawrence Tierney, Joe Torres, Laura S. Torres, Christy Thomson, Mark Tully, Lindy Walker, Olen Weishuhn, Presley Weishuhn, Floyd Wilde, Pete

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