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St. Ambrose Parish,Wall Holy Family Mission, Mereta October 9, 2011

De acon All an Lan ge


Fr. C hi nna Pag i dela

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

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. Sat.

Oct. 10 Oct. 11 Oct. 12 Oct. 13 Oct. 14 Oct. 15


6:00 pm 8:00 am 8:00 am 8:00 am 8:00 am 8:00 am 5:00 pm 6:00 pm 8:00 pm

Living and Deceased Members of St. Helen’s Altar Society Mass for Rain Bernidina (Wilde) Knipp by Andrew & Charlene Wilde +Ivan Fischer by Daniel & LaRita Jansa +Jason Block by Brent & Beth Niehues For a Successful Festival Confessions St. Ambrose: +Sharon Wilde by Benson & Jana Wilde Holy Family: Living & Deceased Members of Catholic Life Ins.

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

Mt. 22:1-14 Lk. 11:29-32 Lk. 11:37-41 Lk. 11:42-46 Lk. 11:47-54 Lk. 12:1-7 Lk. 12:8-12 Mt. 22;15-21


Sunday, Oct. 9 CDA representatives will be taking Festival T-Shirt orders after all of the Masses. Today is the deadline! Raffle tickets for Angelo Catholic School Oktober Fiesta will be sold after all Masses. Fall Festivals: St. Boniface (Olfen) - Turkey, Dressing & Sausage meal from 11am-1:30 pm. $8/$5 (10 & under). 1 pm: Auction. 3 pm: Candy Drop. Games, entertainment & Country Store. St. Ann (Sonora) - Brisket/Sausage Dinner from 11 am-1:30 pm. $8/$5 (7 and under) 2 pm: Brisket/Sausage sandwiches & hamburgers. 11am-4 pm: Games, Activities, booths & silent auction. 10:00-11:00 am: CCD Classes for Pre-K through 5th. 10:00-11:00 am: Adult Faith Formation in Fellowship Hall. Holy Family: 9th Grade CCD Class meets from 9:30-10:30 am.

Note from Fr. Chinna…. Thank you dear loving parish family members for all your prayers for my safe return trip back home. Welcome Bishop Anthony Poola Bishop Anthony Poola, Bishop of Kurnool, India will be with us on October 16 & 17. He is Bishop to Fr. Bhaskar and Fr. Chinna. He will be coming to partake in the 50th Anniversary Mass of the Diocese of San Angelo.

Monday, Oct. 10 8:00 pm: Choir practice.

Tuesday, Oct. 11 6:30-9:30 pm — Ethics and Integrity Workshop at the Pastoral Center. All persons working with youth are required to attend one of these workshops. 7:00 pm — Parish Council Meeting

Wednesday, Oct. 12 No Youth Choir Practice: Members are to report to the Parish Hall at 5:45 ready for pictures and dress rehearsal. 5:30 pm: High School Youth Group Trash Pick Up 6:30 pm: Hangouts (Parent Helpers: Brad & Aimee Hajovsky, William Thompson ) Jr. Hi/High School CCD—Mini-Cleanup for Festival. All parents are invited and encouraged to come and help! Pizza will be served to everyone! 7:00 pm: RCIA meets in the Fellowship Hall Holy Family: 6:00-7:00 pm: CCD Classes for Grades 1-8

28th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Friday, Oct. 14 8:45-10:30—Friday Morning Bible Study Jr. High Youth Group will sponsor the Huddle-Up after the football game.

Saturday, Oct. 15 Festival Workday beginning with Mass at 8:00 am.

Sunday, Oct. 16

11:00 am — 50th Anniversary Mass of the Diocese — Bishop Pfeifer will celebrate Mass in the COLISEUM IN SAN ANGELO. 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 the big celebration, this will be the only Sunday Mass in the Diocese.

Key Passage: Jesus said, “Many are invited, but few are chosen.” (Matthew 22:14) Adult: How do you translate your faith into the work of the Reign of God? Child: What three thins can you do this week to show that you are a follower of Jesus?

St. Ambrose Cemetery flowers may be placed on plots beginning Oct. 15th.

YOUTH CORNER Welcome home, Fr. Chinna!!! We are glad you are back. The

Adoration Chapel

Festival is just around the corner and there is much to do to prepare. The High School Youth Group will be doing the trash pick up beginning at 5:30 pm on Wednesday, Oct. 12. You will meet with Jeff & Sherry Sefcik and Karen Brest in front of the CCD Building. The CCD students are asked to assist in the Mini Clean-Up on Wednesday, Oct. 12, so wear your work clothes and be ready for some good ole house cleaning! If that doesn’t give you the desire to come and help out then please know that PIZZA WILL BE SERVED!!! The Junior High Youth Group will not be gathering pecans as originally planned on this date as there is such a short fall in the pecan crop this year. But, we’ll still need you during Mini Clean-Up to help out. The Jr. High Youth Group will host the Huddle Up on Oct. 14, so be ready to bring drinks and desserts to enjoy after the game. There is MUCH going on so be watching for upcoming events. May God continue to bless us all as we prepare for this busy Fall season! Peace be with you all, Dcn Dan and Phyllis. UPCOMING EVENTS

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

October 9 Alice Ayers Marcella Woehl October 16 Eunice Hohensee Dot Hohensee

— Senior Citizens will not meet during the month of October. —

Oct. 17: St. Helen’s Altar Society will meet beginning with Rosary at 5:45 and Mass at 6:00 pm. Hostesses: Mary Ann Halfmann, Priscilla Halfmann, Deborah Heathcott, Jean Hirt, June Jost, Diane Kadlacek. Charity: Coats for Family Shelter and State School. Program: Glenna Fredrick from Better Business Bureau.

During this week let us pray especially for our Diocesan Seminarian:

Patrick Russell

Oct. 27-29: Kolache Bake—$10 doz. To place an order call Charlene Dusek @ 651-4977, Carolyn Weise @ 469-3975 or Kay Krupala @ 651-7474. Quantities limited. Place order early! Oct. 30: 10am-3pm — Angelo Catholic School and Knights of Columbus Oktober Fiesta. Nov. 2 Rosary and Mass beginning at 6:00 the Pavilion with blessing of graves to follow. Nov. 15: Wall Brethren Church Fall Festival


FESTIVAL MASS SCHEDULE Oct. 22: 5:00 pm Outdoor Mass at Wall Oct. 22: 8:00 pm Mass at Mereta Oct. 23: 9:00 am Mass at Wall — No 7:30 or 10:45 am Masses — Oct. 24: 8:00 am (Festival Clean-up Day)

Todd Whittley for designing and building the Festival Worklist wooden boxes. Jerry Don Multer and Wall Coop for cleaning the incinerator last week. Garret Hoelscher for spraying weeds around the cemetery and church parking lots. Vicki Loso for the many décor items in the storage building. Vicki Alves for the extra copies of DVD’s needed in the Parish Office. Pam West for making copies of the Festival Entertainment CD’s for the Youth Choir.

St. Ambrose/Holy Family 70th Anniversary Church Directory: If you missed getting your portrait made for the church directory you may submit a photo to saint Photo must be vertical poses in jpg or tiff format, 300dpi. Thank you.

St. Ambrose /Holy Family 72nd Fall Festival Theme: Table of Plenty Jodie Braden Braden Shanda Halfmann Connie McCrea Kathy Glass

Date: October 23, 2011 651-1024 (hm) or 656-0893 (c Brandi 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)

Meal: 11:00am-2:00pm — $8.00 for Adults & Plates-To-Go and Children $5.00 Sausage: $4.00 per lb. Pre-bagged will be available for purchase on the east side of the Parish Hall on Saturday evening after the 5:00 pm Mass and beginning at 8:00 am on Festival Sunday. Entertainment: 1:00 pm Auction: 1:30 pm WORKLISTS are being distributed again this weekend. Please pick up your copy. Those not picked up will be mailed on Monday, Oct. 10. 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. 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.

The Family Shelter of San Angelo is in need of clothing for children, women & men. Also needed are household items (pots/pans, linens, toothpaste, toiletry items, etc. If you have any of the above items to donate, you may drop them off at the Parish Office Mon.-Fri. from 8:30am-5:00 pm. FMI call Marjorie Kellermeier @ 4685603. Thank you.. We would like to thank everyone for the tremendous outpouring of prayers, sympathy, and support over the loss of our baby boy, Sam. We are truly humbled and blessed to be part of such a wonderful community. May God bless you all. Shane & Jennifer Wilson Michael & Melanie Block Sandy & Sheryl Wilson

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, Diandra 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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