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LAGNIAPPE Twenty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time, September 1, 2013 16166 S. Harrell’s Ferry Road Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70816  PARISH STAFF Pastor Deacon Deacon Deacon Director of Religious Education Religious Education Assistant Director of Youth Ministry Receptionists/Secretaries Director of Social Responsibility Facilities Manager Music Director SJV School Principal Assistant Principal Assistant Principal Director of Preschool Asst. Dir. of Preschool

PARISH OFFICE Phone Fax Website E-Mail

Rev. Tom Ranzino Rev. Mr. Brent Duplessis Rev. Mr. Dan Borne Rev. Mr. Jeff Easley Mrs. Denise Louviere Mrs. Betty Wright Mr. Craig Baker Ms. Belinda Smith Mrs. Mickie Marchiafava Mrs. Lori Aucoin Mr. Terry Blackwell Mrs. Karen Ullo Ms. Wendy Gilmore Mrs. Cherie Robinson Ms. Theresa Cannon Mrs. Amie Williams Mrs. Dana Sunseri

753.7950 753.7965 www.stjeanvianney.org churchinfo@stjeanvianney.org

Hours

Monday thru Thursday 8:30 AM—6:00 PM Friday 8:30 AM—4:00 PM  RELIGIOUS EDUCATION OFFICE Phone 751. 2926 Hours Monday thru Friday 9:00 AM—4:00 PM  SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY OFFICE Phone 751. 0502 Hours Monday thru Friday 9:00 AM—4:00 PM  SJV PAROCHIAL SCHOOL Phone 751.1831 Hours Monday thru Friday 8:00 AM—4:00 PM  PRESCHOOL Phone 752.5356 Hours Monday thru Friday 9:15 AM—2:00 PM

MASS TIMES Saturday Sunday

4:00 PM Vigil 7:30 AM, 9:30 AM 11:30 AM & 5:30 PM Weekdays Monday & Wednesday, 8:30 AM Friday 8:00 AM Tuesday & Wednesday 6:15 AM  SACRAMENT OF RECONCILIATION Monday & Wednesday 8:15 AM Tuesday & Wednesday 6:00 AM Saturdays 2:45 PM—3:30 PM All others times by appointment only.  BAPTISMS Please call the parish office in the early months of pregnancy.  WEDDINGS Contact parish priest at least six months prior to anticipated date of wedding.  CARE OF THE SICK Notify the parish office of homebound and hospitalized.  PRAYER REQUESTS Contact Mrs. Theresa Himel at 755.3709 or email at sjvprayerline@aol.com PARISH MISSION STATEMENT Our mission as the Body of Christ in the parish of St. Jean Vianney is to model the love of Jesus by discerning and doing God’s will, consciously Sharing the Word and Eucharist at worship, educating in faith all ages, evangelizing our parishioners for Christ’s mission, and serving justly God’s people, our sisters and brothers within our parish boundaries, our larger Baton Rouge community, and into the world.

You Are Invited! Cyber Safety Tuesday, September 17th @ 7:00pm Fr. Engels Hall Please join us as we welcome the Attorney General’s Office who will present an informative opportunity for parents explaining how easy it is for children to be misled through internet experiences. Without proper supervision, children can easily be exposed to inappropriate materials and messages, be exploited by sexual predators, and become victims to deceitful con-artists. We want to keep our children safe! This seminar being sponsored by the SJV Education Commission


LIFE TOGETHER Dear Friends, Unveiling the “Growing Tree” moves us towards the conclusion of the Capital Campaign. Thank you all who have been supportive with your prayers and finances in this effort. The Growing Tree has ornaments on which are images of Umbrellas [for the covered walkway and drop off for church] and basketball nets [for the gymnasium], along with dollar amounts and instructions on return. Taking an ornament is a way of offering a gift to the campaign. If you have not given before this is a simple and easy way to do so. If you have given then this is a little lagniappe for which I thank you. This is so important because every dollar raised lessens the chance that we will need to borrow money. So, please help us in this final push, FULL COURT PRESS. The Campaign will come to an end in November. Next weekend is Labor Day weekend. It’s a civil Holiday but it will also include opportunities for us to remember the fruitfulness of work and to pray for those who are currently unemployed. Please pray for them, and join us for Mass on Labor Day morning at 8:30am. The gathering between Star Hill Baptist Church members and our parishioners last Sunday went very well. It’s good to share our Christian lives building insights into how to live as good citizens on earth and citizens in heaven. I thank Dr. Jay and Vickie Brooks for hosting this gathering. I hope this first week of September, which brings football, a holiday and hopefully soon some cool weather, offers you a blessing.

ADORATION “NOT JUST ANOTHER MEETING” All are invited on Tuesdays to continue their worship and love of God at adoration. It is a visit, not a meeting. A visit of ‘love to love’. Bring whatever is in your heart and soul and leave it at the feet of the Lord for HE will be at yours. “Adoration for the Blessed Sacrament is the best time you will spend on earth”. -Mother Theresa Join us every Tuesday evening at 7:00pm for Eucharistic Adoration. Taking special time with our Lord is a great way to grow closer to Him.

Applications for the 2013-2014 school year are available on the preschool website (www.stjeanvianneypreschool.org) and in the Preschool Office.

PARISH OFFICE CLOSED The Parish Office will be closed Monday, September 3rd for Labor Day.

Go to www.stewardshiptoday.org to get your online copy of Stewardship Today, a monthly publication for parishioners to embrace the importance of stewardship in daily living.

Love,

St. Joseph’s Academy

VOCATION Humble yourself and you will find favor with God. Are you being called to be a priest or deacon, brother or sister? Humbly ask the Lord. If God is offering you the gift of priesthood or religious life, and you wish to respond trusting in God, call or email Fr. Matt Dupre at 225.336.8778, mdupre@diobr.org, or visit, www.diobr.org/vocations.

Girls in grades 6-8 and their parents are cordially invited to Open House 2013 at St. Joseph’s Academy. Join us on Thursday, October 17th, any time between 4:30 and 7pm Meet our students, faculty, staff, alumnae and parents. Tours are provided throughout the evening. Admissions information will be available for 8th grade students. Tours begin in Mother Alice Hall (3080 Kleinert Avenue). Visit www.sjabr.org to learn more about SJA.


Important Religious Education Dates Opening Dates: Grades 1 - 8 6:00 pm Monday, Sept. 23rd Grades 9 – 11 6:45 pm Sunday, Sept. 15th Elementary Catechist Meeting: Mon., Sept. 9th @ 7:00 pm Please turn in your stewardship of Ministry cards if you have not done so. Thank you.

Both of the above meetings will take place in the parish office. Children’s Church In October we will resume our Children’s Church for grades Kindergarten through 4th, twice a month. This provides an opportunity for the little ones to experience the Sunday readings age appropriately. We are in need of two more teachers. All materials and instructions are supplied. If interested, please call Denise or Betty at 751.2926.

Come join us for Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace University (FPU) We all need a plan for our money. Financial Peace University (FPU) is that plan! It teaches God's ways of handling money. Through video teaching, class discussions and interactive small group activities, FPU presents biblical, practical steps to get from where you are to where you've dreamed you could be. The course is just as FUN as it

is practical! It incorporates small group discussions that help encourage accountability and discipleship. Go to the following link to register. http://www.daveramsey.com/fpu/locations/ org/46971/class/239420

ST JEAN VIANNEY CAPITAL CAMPAIGN “Our Time to Pray, Our Time to Give” A MATCHING GIFT There are parishioners who work for businesses which will sometimes MATCH a charitable donation to a Church or School. Is your employer one of those people? If so, your gift to the Capital Campaign could be matched. Sometimes, the employer will match a gift to a SCHOOL but not a CHURCH. Regardless of the case, we can help you find out if your employer will match your gift. Talk to Fr. Tom or Debbie Daigle at the parish office, 753.7950 so we can help you help us.

Parish Stewardship Summary Fiscal Year to Date July 1, 2013–August 25, 2013

Goal

Amt. Rec’d

Year to date Offertory

211,595.00

196,705.00

Weekly Offertory

27,094.00

20,168.75

Those who humble themselves will be exalted (Luke 14:1, 7-14).


St. Jean Vianney Social Responsibility News September 7th & 8th Food Drive School’s back in session! Parents are trying to catch up on expenses with school supplies, uniforms, etc. The next few months are especially difficult for low income families with children. Please help us help them by bringing the following non-perishable food items to Mass with you the weekend of September 7th & 8th: spaghetti oatmeal jelly rice pop tarts dried beans peanut butter

sugar stuffing mix tomato paste tomato sauce pork ‘n beans flour canned fruit yams mayonnaise biscuit mix spaghetti sauces breakfast cereals

Items to be frozen, such as ground beef, chicken, bacon, sausage, sandwich meats, fish, and other fresh items may be brought to the parish office during the week only, during office hours. Please do not bring these items to the church with you. As always, we appreciate your generous support.

Our parish Disaster Relief Ministry reminds you to be prepared this hurricane season. Go to www.getagameplan.org for some good emergency preparedness information.

2013-2014 SCHOOL YEAR HELP NEED St. Jean Vianney Extended Care Help Looking for mature dependable people 21 years and older to work part-time with St. Jean Vianney Extended Care. Moms are welcome and may bring their children. Extended Care hours of operations are from 2:15pm-6pm, Monday through Friday. It is also possible to work as an ‘on call’ substitute. The Duties consist of preparing snacks, calling roll, supervising homework, and supervising play. Interested persons may contact Charlyn Bliss at 753.7644, or pick up an employment application from the St. Jean Vianney Preschool office. Please send completed employment applications to Extended Care at 16166 S. Harrell’s Ferry Road, Baton Rouge, 70816.

St. Patrick Golden Shamrocks present October’s History and Harrah’s Day Trip Date: October 10th Attractions: · New Orleans World War II Museum exhibits, featuring the “Bob Hope: An American Treasure” exhibit with admission to see the Tom Hanks movie “Beyond All Boundaries.” · Lunch on your own at either Harrah’s Casino Buffet ($15.99—NOT INCLUDED with trip cost) or at a nearby restaurant. Afternoon leisure time allotted for gambling/shopping/ social. Depart from St. Patrick’s at 8 AM and return by 5:45pm. To reserve a seat or for more information or to submit your $45.00 trip fee, call Yvette at the St. Patrick Church office (753.5750) by September 12th .

HUMILITY Today’s reading from Sirach celebrates what will become the theme of today’s Gospel: humility. Pride causes us to demand from others an exalted estimate of our status, but humility allows us to see things more clearly. It allows us a broader perspective. Humility promises us the favor of God and the love of those who know us. The parable in today’s Gospel concerns the danger of pride and the necessity of humility. The banquet setting, often used by Jesus, is a symbol of heaven’s abundance and of the fulfillment of God’s promise. The parable is not simply good advice on how to avoid embarrassment; it is about salvation. Copyright © J. S. Paluch Co.

READINGS FOR THE WEEK Monday:

1 Thes 4:13-18; Ps 96:1, 3-5, 11-13; Lk 4:16-30 Tuesday: 1 Thes 5:1-6, 9-11; Ps 27:1, 4, 13-14; Lk 4:31-37 Wednesday: Col 1:1-8; Ps 52:10-11; Lk 4:38-44 Thursday: Col 1:9-14; Ps 98:2-6; Lk 5:1-11 Friday: Col 1:15-20; Ps 100:1b-5; Lk 5:33-39 Saturday: Col 1:21-23; Ps 54:3-4, 6, 8; Lk 6:1-5 Sunday: Wis 9:13-18b; Ps 90:3-6, 12-17; Phlm 9-10, 12-17; Lk 14:25-33


SJV CALENDAR Monday, September 2 Labor Day Parish Office Closed Schools Out Tuesday, September 3 6:30pm Men’s Club 7:00pm Baptism Seminar 7:00pm Adoration 7:00pm Troop 490 Wednesday, September 4 Bulletin Articles due for Sept. 14th/15th Anointing of the Sick 7:00pm RCIA 7:30pm Choir Thursday, September 5 6:30pm KC Officer Mtg.

Friday, September 6 Saturday, September 7 23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time Food Dr. Weekend Sunday, September 8 23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time Grandparents Day Food Dr. Weekend 4:00pm Middle School Youth Group Monday, September 9 6:30pm Catholic Daughters Mtg. 7:00pm Elem/Jr. High Religious Ed Teacher Mtg.

REMEMBER ST. JEAN VIANNEY PARISH IN YOUR WILL If this parish has meaning to you and your family, then please consider remembering St. Jean Vianney Parish in your will. Call Fr. Tom for information. (753.7950)

MASS INTENTIONS Monday, September 2 8:30am Brock Grace Tuesday, September 3 6:15am Patricia Callies Wednesday, September 4 6:15am Molly Langlois 8:30am Austin Kinchen Thursday, September 5 6:15am Communion Service Friday, September 6 8:00am Emile Jacquin Marion Casagrande Saturday, September 7 4:00pm Claudine Polito Jack Manno Fly

Joseph Campagna Fly George Campagna, Sr. Joey Campagana Langlois Deacon Tommy St. Pierre Ray Budwine Helena Bonnette Sunday, September 8 7:30am For Parishioner of SJV 9:30am Floyd Marmillion 11:30am A.C. & Alice Dugas 5:30pm Mike Rehage, Sr. & Karen Walganotte

SANCTUARY LAMP (09/2-8/13) Bobby Landry

AUTOMATIC BANK DRAFT Automatic Bank Draft is available as an option for your weekly or monthly tithing and capital campaign contribution. Please call 753.7950, or come by the parish office for more information.



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