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St. Ambrose Parish,Wall Holy Family Mission, Mereta September 4, 2011

De acon All an Lan ge

TWENTY-THIRD SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME

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: saint_ambrose@zipnet.us Web Site: www.saint-ambrose.org 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.

LITURGIES Mon. Tue. Wed. Thr. Fri. Sat. Sun.

Sept. 5 No Mass Sept. 6 7:00 pm Sept. 7 8:00 am Sept. 8 8:00 am Sept. 9 8:00 am Sept. 10 5:00 pm 6:00 pm Sept. 11 7:30 am 9:00 am 10:45 am

Fr. Chinna arrived safely in India on Monday, Communion Service Aug. 29th. He is thank+Mary Braden by Family ful for all the prayers for +Hilda Mikulik by Laura Strube his safe travel. Communion Service Confessions +Ben & Viola Book by Family Safe & Successful School Year by St. Helen’s Altar Society For the Parish Holy Family: +Gwen Merka by Nadine Fischer

Sunday, Sept. 4 Special Collection for the Catholic University of America St. Margaret representatives will be selling raffle tickets for their parish festival after all Masses. 9:30-10:30 am: Holy Family 9th Grade CCD Class Monday, Sept. 5 Meals for the Elderly: Parish Office will be closed for Labor Tues. Sept. 6 Day. Betty Joyce Schwartz Betty Ann Schwartz Wednesday, Sept. 7 5:45-6:30 pm: Youth Choir Practice. 6:30 pm: Hangouts (Parent Helpers: Debbie Hajovsky, Peter & Joy Gilbert, Joe & Dora Beach) 7:00-8:00 pm: Jr. Hi/High School CCD Classes 7:00 pm: RCIA meets in the Fellowship Hall 7:00 pm: Hospital Ministry meeting will be held at St. Francis Hall (116 S. Oakes St. across from Sacred Heart Cathedral) for all current ministers and those interested in joining the ministry. 7:00 pm: 6:30-9:30 pm — Ethics and Integrity Workshop at Christ the King Retreat Center.

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

† Daily Gospel Readings Sun. Mt. 18:15-20 Mon. Lk. 6:6-11 Tues. Lk. 6:12-19 Wed. Lk. 6:20-26 Thr. Mt. 1:1-16, 16-23 Fri.

Lk. 6:39-42

Sat.

Lk. 6:43-49

Sun. Mt. 18:21-35

ARISE TOGETHER IN CHRIST: If you are interested in being a group member, please contact one of the following: Brian Berry @234-2716 Gerald Jost @ 212-9621 Jerry Sefcik @ 234-7200 Diane Weishuhn @ 340-7576 Cynthia Watkins @ 277-3428

Michelle De Russo @ 212-1324 Alicia Sefcik @ 651-6649 Kathy Sefcik @ 651-5455 Clayton Weishuhn @ 651-5455 Carol Whitehead @ 374-4999

ATTENTION ALL MASS MINISTERS Each week please sign in at the Church entrance that you are here for your ministry so that it will be known if a substitute is needed before the Mass begins. REMINDER: If you are unable to minister, please ask someone to serve in your place and have them sign by your name. Thank you!

Please remember to fill out a Parish Census Form and return it to the Parish Office. (Forms are in the back of Church.)

Holy Family: 6:00-7:00 pm: CCD Classes for Grades 1-8 Friday, Sept. 9 8:45-10:30—Friday Morning Bible Study Saturday, Sept. 10 9:30 am: 9-11 Memorial Service at Memorial monument in San Angelo.

One day, I want to hear you say to me, “Well done, good and faithful servant.”

Sunday, Sept. 11 -Arise Together in Christ sign-up 10:00-11:00 am: CCD Classes and Registration for Pre-K– 5. 10:00-11:00 am: Adult Faith Formation in the Fellowship Hall. Refreshments served, all are welcome. 2:00-4:00 pm — Natural Family Planning Class at Christ the King Retreat Center. 6:00 pm — Special Mass at Sacred Heart Cathedral for victims of 9-11.

23nd Sunday in Ordinary Time

Key Passage Jesus said, “If another member of the church sins against you, go and point out the fault when the two of you are alone.” (Matthew 18:15) Adult: How have you been able to follow Christ more closely because others patiently loved you? Child: How can you help another person do the right thing? Reprinted with persission from Heritage of Faith, Published by Twenty-Third Publications.


YOUTH CORNER Congrats to the Wall football teams, Freshman, JV and Varsity who

Adoration Chapel

came out on top last Friday night. The boy‟s and girl‟s CC teams last Saturday competed well considering that they were competing against some of the top 5A teams in the state. A job well done and a great start for the year for our high school athletes. We need to clarify the date for the upcoming Pancake Breakfast/Brunch.. It will be held on September 25th from 7:00 am-1:00 pm along with the Ministry Fair. Before or after eating, we can check out what ministries are available to help with. Be watching for more details on this fundraiser. Also, don‟t forget to “like” our St. Ambrose Youth Group Page on face book. This is a vessel for us to keep students and parents informed on upcoming events. Also, be sure to „friend‟ Phyllis if you have not done so. “Phyllis Shannahan” can be found on face book and needs the youth group members (and parents) as friends for communication purposes. As always, give us a call if you have questions or comments. Peace be with you all. ~Dcn Dan and Phyllis

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

September 4 Merline Weishuhn Theresa Weishuhn September 11 Bessie Wilde Betty Jo Wilde

UPCOMING EVENTS Sept. 12: CDA meeting beginning with Rosary at 5:40 and Mass at 6:00 pm. Mass will be offered for the During this Anniversary of the Institution of the Court, St. Catherine of Siena. Hostesses will be the Court Officers. Anyone week let us wishing to join CDA is welcome. pray especially for our Sept. 15: Senior Citizen Day Diocesan Sept. 18: Catechetical Sunday — all catechists are asked to attend the 9:00 Mass. Seminarian: Sept. 18: 2:00-4:00 pm — Arise Together in Christ Leader Preparation workshop at the Newman Center Reggie Odima Sept. 19: St. Helen’s Altar Society meets beginning with Rosary at 5:40 and Mass at 6:00 pm. Hostesses: Tempe Gerngross, Joan Gesch, Dolores Gully, Becky Halfmann, Doris Halfmann, Julie Halfmann. Charity: Please donate any art or craft supply you wish — will be given to the Adult Day Care. Also, donations of coats, thread, zippers, and sewing supplies will be appreciated. Sept. 20: 6:30-9:30 pm — Ethics and Integrity Workshop at Christ the King Retreat Center. All those who work with the youth must have attended one of these workshops. Sept. 25: 7:00 am-1:00 pm — Pancake Brunch sponsored by the Youth Groups in conjunction with the Ministry Fair. Sept. 26: 6:30 pm — Infant Baptism Class for Parents and Godparents planning a baptism in the next three months. The class will be held in the Fellowship Hall. FMI contact Bessie Wilde @ 651-6864 or Betty Joyce Schwartz @ 651-7348. Oct. 7-9: Worldwide Encounter Weekend at the Hilton Garden Inn Hotel in Odessa. Early registration is recommended. Is God in your marriage? Today‟s gospel challenges us to come together in His name. FMI visit website: mewesttexas.org or call Tom & Susan Williams @ 432-697-9904 or e-mail: padanimal@bcglobal.net.

St. Ambrose Parish Quarterly Profit & Loss Summary Report REVENUE 7/01/2010 THRU 6/30/2011 Envelope & Loose Plate Receipts Year-to-Date……………………... $205.941 Total Other Income Yer-to-Date (interest, facilities net, festival)……. $137,827 Total Income………………………………………………………….. $343,768 Budgeted Year-to-Date……………………………………………….. $356,500 Over (Under) Budget …………………………………………………. ($12,732)

St. Ambrose is asking that no personal/ household trash be put in the incinerator behind the parish hall. Thank you!

UPCOMING FALL FESTIVALS Sept. 11: St. Mary, Star of the Sea (Ballinger) Sept. 18: St. Therese (Carlsbad)

EXPENDITURES Operating Expense Year-to-Date……………………………………... Capital Expense Year-to-Date ……………………………………….. Total Expense Year-to-Date …………………………………………. Budgeted Year-to-Date ………………………………………………. Over (Under) Budget ………………………………………………….

$297,576 $ 6,698 $304,274 $350,854 ( $46,580)

Designated Gifts (Memorials, Religious Ed Bldg, Bldg Fund, Other)...

$40,923

Sept. 24: St. Ann (Midland) Sept. 25: Immaculate Conception (Knickerbocker) Oct. 2: St. Margaret of Scotland (San Angelo)

Oct. 2: St. Patrick (Brady)

St. Ambrose /Holy Family 72nd Fall Festival will be on SUNDAY, OCTOBER 23. The festival chairladies have begun working on the work list. If you are a parent or relative of someone who has moved, please contact one of the chairladies below ASAP. Jodie Braden Brandi Braden Shanda Halfmann Connie McCrea Kathy Glass

jbraden@ahsonline.com brandi.braden@wallisd.net , shandahalfmann@gmail.com jeffnconnie64@zipnet.us redfeather71@aol.com

Oct. 15: Clean-up 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

Are you interested in learning more about the Catholic Church? Are you interested in joining the Catholic church? If the answer is “yes” to either of these questions then the RCIA program is for you. Please join us as we discuss the history and teachings of the Catholic Church on Wednesday evenings at 7 pm in the Fellowship Hall.

Please Note: Contact ROSA MARTINEZ: 656-7140 to add or remove a person from the Prayer List.

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, Wesley Bump, Ernest Braden, Theresa Cain, Terry Cassel, Mario Chavez, Henry Cruz, Sandy De la Garza, Ross Dutton, Megan Fauley, Ann Feist, Brian Foukas, Kervin Frysak, Adeline Fuchs, 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, Victoria Kalina, Florine Kellermeier, Kash Kelso, Matthew Kerry, Mick Kissko, Bernadina Knipp, Tony Knox, Jonathan Leach, Stephanie Lindsey, Antonio Martinez, Rosa Martinez, Charles Matschek, Francisco Mendoza, James Michalewicz, McCall Miller, Earlene Wilde Mokry, Jaymee Moon (infant), Breanne Munn, Gina Muelstein, Keith Nally, Margie Nunez, Lillian Pagel, Linda Patton, Lance Pepper, Lane Pepper, Gary Peters, Lori Potter, Pat Purser, 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, Presley Weishuhn, Floyd Wilde, Pete Wilde, Caden Williams, Mickey Wright, Terri Young, Fr. Joseph Choutapalli’s Sister, Mary.


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