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CALLING ALL CRAFTERS/HOME BASED BUSINESSES Do you have a unique business, crafted item or message that you would love to market to faith-filled women just like you? Why not consider becoming a vendor at the Spiritual Gifts Catholic Women's Conference? The show will run on March 23rd, 2013 from 10 AM until roughly 4PM at the Spiritual Gifts Women's Conference featuring Teresa Tomeo and will expose your message or product to hundreds of women from our area. Booth rental is $30. We have a limited number of spots available. If you are interested, please contact Sherryl Adam at 406-850-3874 or to receive your contract. Booths will be guaranteed upon receipt of a signed contract and payment. .

St Anthony Parish 317 West 7th Street OFFICE 628-7182

P.O . Box 955,

Laurel, Montana 59044-0955 Parish Center 628-7484

The First Sunday of Lent. — Feb 17, 2013 Notice: Church Child Safety Reminder: Parents please make sure that your kids are attending a Church sanctioned activity when they are in the Parish. Kids can not be un-chaperoned or with a lone adult on the premises for obvious reasons. The only exemption — a parent or parent sanctioned grandparent. ADULTS: If you are a St Anthony Church approved facilitator at any church activity, class, or function, there must be 2 adult supervisors available with the children at all times . You must also have completed the diocesan Virtus Program and be in compliance with it to work with our youth.

Crafters needed for St Agnes Red Lodge Fair To be held on Sat April 13th St Agnes Church Hall— 1North Word. 9-3 pm Reserve a space by calling Betty Koch at 446-2465 Leave message with your phone # , e-mail church office at ; Or USPO: Betty Koch —50 Aspen Place, Red Lodge, Mt 59068 deadline April 1st.

WELCOME TO ST. ANTHONY PARISH : We welcome all visitors to worship with us today. We’re blessed to have you with us at this celebration of Holy Mass. Please take time to introduce yourself to those around you so that we can become acquainted. We hope you can become part of our parish family. To do so, please phone the Parish Office 628-7182, or speak with Father Tom after Mass . Weekend Masses: Saturday -5:30 pm , and Sunday - 8:45 a.m.; Daily Masses 9:00 AM Tuesday-Friday Reconciliation: Every Sat. at 4:00 pm in the Church. Pastor: Fr. Tom Harney St. Anthony Staff: Executive Director of Education: Barb Hoppel; Admin. Coordinator: Paula Story Custodians: Renee Studiner, Rita Baeten; Grounds: Mike Longbottom. Pastoral Council: Bill Baeten Chair, Jay Craig Vice Chair, Gail Thomas Sec. Randy Sorkness, Sherry Dompier, Vern Boyer , Scott Olson , & Mary Kay Fox Finance Council: Rodney Halvorson, Jim Schug, Marti Sorkness Volunteer Coordinators: Director of Maintenance: Randy Sorkness

Group Contacts Book Study Group Wed. 9:30 am in the parish center. Sherry Gieser 633-2775 or Eucharistic Min. Ann Walsh 860-8498; Lectors: Lorraine Kilwien 628-4859; Altar Servers: We need someone! Environment committee chair: Sue Greer 633-2735 ©Morgan Stanley Smith Barney LLC.Member SIPC. Knights of Columbus: meet the 3rd Monday of the month at 7:00 pm— parish center. Grand Knight Bob Lanaghan (861-1857). Council of Catholic Women meet on the 2nd Monday of the month ROBERT ADAM EATON parish center. Pres. Cyndi Hanson: 628-2255 – Visit the extraordinary historic “Homesteader Gallery.” Featuring handcrafted works of art, cabinetry of new or reclaimed Ultreya meets on the 1st Monday of each month at 7:00 pm Montana lumber & accented with large chased copper door in the parish center. Linda Boyer 628-4753. panels paintings & much more. Beautifully hand carved panels Pastoral Council meets the fourth Thursday Sept—May Parish Center can set any door or kitchen cupboard or cabinet apart from the Bill Baeten Chair: 969-1360. ordinary. 406-445-9105. Roberts, Mt http:// PCCW Coffee & Doughnuts 1st & 3rd Sunday after the 8:45 am Mass. Greeters: Kathy Haman 628- 6822 RCIA : Jake McCoy 855-0977, or Father Tom at (628-7182). First Friday (24 hour) Adoration : Janet Mogan (628-6985). Music :Mary Shrader 633-2889; Diane McCoy 628– 8565 Elliott Eaton Flowers bed & planting: Lorene Schardt 628-6939, Gail Thomas 628-2210 … Original art pieces by master Bulletin notices: For the summer leave on machine at 628-7182 or watercolor & oil artist — Elliott Eaton. For a private viewing,

Music: Mary Schrader, Diane McCoy; Eucharistic Ministers: Ann Walsh ; PCCW: Cyndi Hanson— Adoration: Janet Mogan Ultreya: Linda Boyer ; RCIA: Jake McCoy ; Altar Servers: Lyndia Greenwalt ; Environment : Sue Greer: Knights of Columbus: Bob Lanaghan

3rd Sunday Coffee this Sunday after 8:45 Mass Hosted by : St. Teresa’s Council For a Fun and Spiritual LENTEN Retreat, a daytime break, or an evening out! It’s the St Anthony Lenten Series — “Catholicism.” With Father Robert Barron! Next week February 27th and 28th, 2013 and running through Lent. Each Wed. at 7:00 pm and Thurs. after 9:00 am — morning mass. Presenters: Diane McCoy, Connie Blom, & Sherry Geiser. Each uplifting and deeply spiritual 25 minute video is complimented with bible study discussion and prayer. Perfect for adult lay ministry individuals. RCIA Catechist, everyone whose interested! Try one and you’ll be hooked on GOD!

Men’s Lenten Breakfasts

Stations of the Cross

Nest one is this Weds

Starting this Friday at 7:00 p.m. and each Friday throughout the Lenten season we will celebrate the victory of our Lord Jesus over sin and death with the Stations of the Cross. Many thanks to Gail Melcher who with much generosity, is continuing to uphold the Melcher family tradition of leading us in this lovely devotion.

At United Methodist

Feb 20th—6:30 am Next week Feb. 27th at 6:30 am at St Anthony This is a series of annual meals for all men ( all denominations– or none ) in the Laurel community. Come and bring a son, dad, grandpa, or friend!

Readings: First Sunday of Lent : Dt26: 4-10; Rom 10:8-13; Lk4:1-13 (24)

St. Anthony’s Council of Catholic Women

Masses for the week of February 17-23, 2013 Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday

8:45 am 9:00 am 2:00 pm 9:00 am 9 :00 am 10:30 am 5:30 pm

For the intentions of all our parishioners & their families. Gathering at St Anthony Church to pray the Holy Office. Mass at Crossings for the intention of the celebrant. For Louie and Virginia Gauthier requested by their family Andy Stahl requested by Dale and Deanie Mass at Evergreen For the intention of the celebrant. (Stations of the cross at 7:00 pm ) For Shelly Smarsh requested by Kelly & Mary Lou.

This Tues Feb. 19, 2013

Mass at Evergreen

Mass at Crossings — 2:00 pm

this Friday 10:30 am Feb 22, 2013 across the parking lot from the church.

Rest in Peace: Father Martin Fisher 600 Roundhouse Drive this Tuesday October 16th at 2:00 pm Join with beloved Catholic parishioners who need special care. Mingle your prayers with theirs and help them to still feel part of our community. Praying with those who no longer can is a special vocation and a visible sign of God’s grace alive and blooming within our community.

Attend the Rite of Election

Would you like to be a Eucharistic Minister?

This Tues: Conscience, Discernment, and sin. Presenter Sherry Gieser

Mass of the Blessing of Holy Chrism St Patrick Co-Cathedral Mon. Mar. 25th—7:00 pm All are most welcome to both events.

( Held in the Church Center -1st Classroom to your right All


welcome to come and find out! RCIA is our annual religious education process that culminates at Easter. RCIA is primarily intended for people who wish to join the Catholic Faith, however, it’s also open & blessed by the participation of any of our parishioners or persons who would like to come to a deeper knowledge of the catholic faith.

Please donate to St Anthony Our insurance bill from Catholic Mutual came and it is out of this world ( and not in a good way)! If you don’t donate to the church, please start today! The Spring Search

RICA Refreshments- St. Louise’s Council Altar Cleaning each week- St. Joan Council

Annual KC Roast Beef Dinner NEXT Sunday, February 24, 2013 from 11:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.. Tickets— $7 in advance and $8 at the door. Children 6-12 are $4 advanced and $5 at the door. Or contact a Knight and we can get you tickets. Phone: Grand Knight Bob Lanaghan (861-1857 He’ll steer you in the right direction! We congratulate the: Knights of Columbus Knight of the Month: Lee Deming KC’s Family of the Month: Darrell & May Magnus

Your gift of time and talent and make all difference. Call: Ann Walsh at 860-8498

The Rite of Christian Initiation / RCIA — Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013 at 7:00 P.M.

of Candidates for acceptance into the Catholic Church on FEB. 24, 2013 at 3:00pm St Patrick Co-Cathedral,

Have you been confirmed? Any practicing Catholic who has not been confirmed and wishes to receive the Sacrament can come to RCIA and be confirmed at the Easter Vigil! Phone Father Tom at 628-7182

Sun. Feb 10, 2013 Father Martin Fisher died and was buried from St Patrick, Co-Cathedral, Billings on Friday, Feb. 15. May he rest in holy peace.

Meeting this Monday. Always the 2nd Monday of the Month— Parish Center.

March 15-17, 2013.

Billings Central Catholic High School. This retreat is for all juniors and seniors from any school in the area. The cost is $40 and you can pick up forms in your parish office or from your youth minister. The deadline is March 1, so make sure you get your forms in soon. If you have any questions call Brian Shea - 259-4350, Dan Nease at 672-0500, or Barb Hoppel at 628-7484

MARRIAGE PREPARATION: GREAT FALLS CATHOLIC ENGAGED ENCOUNTER— 2013 Weekends : April 5-7 ; May 31-June 2 ; October 4-6 Registration Couple: Linda and Dean Erickson , 2921 1st Ave South, Great Falls, MT 59401 (406) 452-7388

Religious Education Barb Hoppel D.R.E. 628-7484

*Next Class -Wed. Feb.20, 2013 The children who will be Receiving the Sacraments of Confirmation and Eucharist on April 28 will be bringing up the gifts at the Sat. Evening Mass and the Sunday Masses starting Scholarships available! The Great-Falls / Billings DCCW is looking for Catholic HS girls who are seniors or going back to school after several years out of school toapply for a $300. Scholarship to be awarded this Spring. Check with Father Tom for an application! 628-7182

Yellowstone Casa Needs your help today! Can you spare 5-15 hours a month to be a Court appointed special advocate for neglected and or abused children? Volunteer today and really start to make a difference. Training starts March 5, 2013 and is complete in 30 hours. Case length is approx. 22 months while you serve as an investigative arm of the court. Jen Daniels PO Box 688, Billings, Mt. 59103-0688

Teresa Tomeo — MARCH 23rd Catholic Woman’s Conference — Billings Central H.S. 9 a.m. with Mass at Holy Rosary Church, 501 Custer Avenue, Billings. Fr. Bart Stevens will celebrate. Tickets are $25 ea. / or $200 for a table of 8. Price includes a catered lunch, and you may visit our Spiritual Gifts Boutique as well. There will be opportunities for quiet, reflective prayer, hospitality & of course Teresa’s talk. For more information visit or call us at 294-5250 to find out how to reserve your tickets.

We are looking for Greeters! Want to get to know more of your fellow parishioners; or do you just have a happy face and like to spread a little bit of God’s love around? If so, this ministry is for you! We all want to seed the world with the gospel message and one of the most blessed and inspiring ways to do that is to become one of our greeters at weekend masses. We’re all super people and we want others to feel the love we have for one another. You can make a difference by coming to mass just a bit earlier, shake a hand, smile and share the friendliness of spirit God has blessed you with. Phone Kathy Haman 628-6822 There are all kinds of greetings and greeters BUT these fluffy little Mardi gras Chicks aren’t what we were looking for - We want you!

Free Diocesan Webinar Series for 2013 Live on-line seminar that you can access on your computer. ( Also recorded for later availability) Feb. 27 —Stewardship—with Zane Fulbright Lewistown. March 14th– Welcome homehospitality evangelization—Mandy Bell April 8th– Eucharistic Miracles—Deacon Charles McCarthy Diocese Finance officer. Fliers are at the church entrance.

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