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LAGNIAPPE Twenty-fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time, September 15, 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


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 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.

“Open the Door of Faith” This year, The Church will celebrate Catechetical Sunday the weekend of September 14th and 15th, and will focus on the theme “Open the Door of Faith.” Those whom the community has designated to serve as catechists will be called forth to be commissioned for their ministry. Catechetical Sunday is a wonderful opportunity to reflect on the role that each person plays, by virtue of Baptism, in handing on the faith and being a witness to the Gospel. It is also a time that we all should rededicate ourselves to this mission as a community of faith. The Diocese of Baton Rouge, along with our parish community, would like to begin a new tradition by especially recognizing parish catechists and catechetical leaders who are celebrating 10 or 20 plus years in their ministry. **Celebrating 20+ year Anniversary** Eddie Wright - 45 years Tomie Coppola – 30 years Patsy Burgess – 24 years Jo Babin – 20 years

Anna Mary Brackenridge – 40 years Denise Louviere – 26 years Janice Johnson – 21 years

**Celebrating 10 year Anniversary** Craig Baker

Cindy St. Pierre

Congratulations to all of our parish catechists! You will be kept in our prayers!


We extend our sympathy to the following parishioners who recently lost a loved one:

Dear Friends, Beginning Thursday, September 19th at 6:30pm in the library, St Jean Vianney Parish will offer a 9 week course Financial Peace University. The course is designed to help a person manage his/her money, reduce and eliminate debt, and make priority decisions when it comes to saving and spending. It’s biblically based and offers much to those who register. I hope you will do so. You can find out more and register by going to Financial Peace University on line, and click on Where to Find the Class, following instructions. I am grateful to Ms. Lauren Laird for leading this effort. Something else new coming to the Parish will be The Great Adventure Bible Timeline. The entire Bible will be explored considering salvation history from its beginning in Genesis through the coming of Christ and the establishment of the Catholic Church. This study series will be coordinated by Mrs. Jarja Carville and others. Dates and times of when this study series will begin, as well as registration information will be forthcoming soon. This week many priests of the Diocese will offer Confessions at the various Catholic High Schools in our city. This is part of a program coordinated by Bishop Muench to offer the sacrament to High School folks. A similar program is offered for our Elementary School students and Religious Education students at St Jean Vianney. This weekend, is Catechetical Weekend. Reflecting the Church’s need to echo the Word by teaching the faith way of life, the parish prays for all those who share faith by word and example. Thank God for their generosity among us. Thank you to all who returned their Ministry Stewardship Forms. Blank copies remain in Church for use by those who have not done so. Please return your completed form. Pope Francis asked Catholics across the world to join him last weekend in praying for Syria. The complicated situation is fringed with violence. Please continue to pray for world leaders to seek peaceful means of helping the people of Syria and working for peace and justice in the world. Have a blessed week ahead. Love,

 To the Art Barrois family on the death of his

father, AJ.  To the Doug Bliss family on the death of his

brother, James.

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.

SJV BETA CLUB CARWARSH The SJV Jr. Beta Club will host their Fall carwash on Saturday, September 28th from 9:00am-12:00pm in the Preschool parking lot. Each wash is worth $5.00 and will benefit the SJV Jr. Beta Club. Please come out and support our students!

Youth Ministry Update Middle School meets the 2nd Sunday of the Month 4pm till Mass with dinner following Mass in Fr. Engels Hall October 13th High School YM meets Wednesdays 7pm in the Hall Starting September 25th

Important Religious Education Dates Opening Dates: Grades 1 - 8 6:00 pm Monday, Sept. 23rd Grades 9 – 11 6:45 pm Sunday, Sept. 15th 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 one more teacher. All materials and instructions are supplied. If interested, please call Denise or Betty at 751.2926.

Please turn in your stewardship of Ministry cards if you have not done so. Thank you.

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

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. 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–September 8, 2013 Goal

Amt. Rec’d

Year to date Offertory



Weekly Offertory



Special Collections for August MWANZA Mission Assumption Holy Day Catholic Charities Nicaragua Mission Capital Campaign

$ 6,042.85 $19,37.50 $1,277.00 $4,047.00 $49,686.40

There is great rejoicing in heaven and among the angels when a sinner repents (Luke15:1-32 [1-10]).

VOCATION God is the Father with open arms. Who will preach this Good News of reconciliation? Consider service as a priest or deacon, brother or sister. If God is calling you, call or email Fr. Matt Dupre at 225.336.8778,, or visit,

St. Jean Vianney Social Responsibility News Scotlandville Mobile Food Pantry September dates need Volunteers As you may recall, Together B.R. has identified several areas in our city which are termed ‘food deserts” due to a lack of a grocery store within a one mile radius of concentrated populations. The mobile food pantry which started last year as a cooperative effort of the Greater B.R. Food Bank and TBR continues to offer fresh produce and other fresh items to people in our community. The pantry distribution site is at St. Michael’s Episcopal Church, 1620 77th Avenue, and the upcoming date is September 28th. If you would like to volunteer to distribute food at the site, please contact Edgar Cage at At least 40 volunteers are needed each date, and will assist from 9 am – 1 pm. It is a wonderful opportunity for youth service hours, families, and small Christian community groups. If you would like to ride with others from our parish, please contact Kristen Sunde at 715-3450, or FALL MEETING OF SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY MINISTRY VOLUNTEERS Our annual fall planning meeting of Social Responsibility Ministry volunteers will be on Thursday, September 26th at 6:30 p.m. in the parish office. This meeting is for any volunteer in the following ministries: food pantry, shelter meals, disaster relief, emergency assistance, Elizabeth ministry, Habitat house, bereavement outreach, nursing home & hospital outreach, Threads of Love, Parents Night Out, JustFaith, Safe Families, blood drives, and any one interested in helping to plan our fall outreach programs. We will be planning for our Thanksgiving outreach and the Giving Tree at this meeting. It is also a great opportunity for you to meet others involved in Social Responsibility ministry here at St. Jean Vianney. We look forward to having you with us!

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

PARENT’S NIGHT OUT Parents with special needs children are invited to have a worry-free night out, while their children enjoy pizza, fun activities and friendship. Enthusiastic youth and adult volunteers will care for children with special needs and their siblings. Parent’s Night Out will be held on the Fridays listed below from 6:30 – 9:00 PM in Fr. Engels Hall. We serve children ages 2 – 12 and a five-dollar donation per family is suggested. Contact Kristen Thompson at 756.9231 or for more information or to register for one of the following dates September 20, 2013 October 18, 2013 November 8, 2013 December 13, 2013

January 10, 2014 February 21, 2014 *March 21, 2014 *April 11, 2014 June 6, 2014 July 11, 2014 *Multi purpose room

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED Parent’s Night Out is a rewarding ministry, which provides pizza, fun activities and friendship to children with special needs and their siblings while their parents enjoy a night out. Enthusiastic youth and adult volunteers are needed to help take care of the children and create a fun night for them. Experience with special needs children is not required. Volunteers are needed from 6:20 – 9:15 in the parish hall on the Friday nights listed in this bulletin. Volunteers should register with Kristen Thompson at 756-9231 or to be sure that volunteers are needed on any of the above dates.


1 Tm 2:1-8; Ps 28:2, 7-9; Lk 7:1-10 1 Tm 3:1-13; Ps 101:1b-3ab, 5-6; Lk 7:11-17 Wednesday: 1 Tm 3:14-16; Ps 111:1-6; Lk 7:31-35 Thursday: 1 Tm 4:12-16; Ps 111:7-10; Lk 7:36-50 Friday: 1 Tm 6:2c-12; Ps 49:6-10, 17-20; Lk 8:1-3 Saturday: Eph 4:1-7, 11-13; Ps 19:2-5; Mt 9:9-13 Sunday: Am 8:4-7; Ps 113:1-2, 4-8; 1 Tm 2:1-8; Lk 16:1-13 [10-13]

SJV CALENDAR Monday, September 16 Tuesday, September 17 7:00pm Internet Safety 7:00pm Adoration 7:00pm Troop 490 Wednesday, September 18 Bulletin Articles due for Sept. 28th/29th 6:30pm TBR 7:00pm RCIA 7:00pm High School Youth Group 7:30pm Choir Thursday, September 19 6:30pm Financial Peace University

7:00pm Pack 490 Friday, September 20 6:30pm Parents’ Night Out Saturday, September 21 25th Sunday in Ordinary Time Sunday, September 22 25th Sunday in Ordinary Time KC Sell Chicken Dinners after 9:30 & 11:30 Masses Monday, September 23 6:00pm Elem./Jr. Religious Ed. Classes Begin

MASS INTENTIONS Monday, September 16 8:30am Darrell Ledoux Tuesday, September 17 6:15am Communion Service Wednesday, September 18 6:15am Communion Service 8:30am Communion Service Thursday, September 19 6:15am Communion Service Friday, September 20 8:00am Emile Jacquin Mary Huber

Brian Davis Saturday, September 21 4:00pm Cosby Joiner Ron Henzen Nancy Hollingshead Dennis Rockwell Sunday, September 22 7:30am For Parishioners of SJV 9:30am Floyd Marmillion 11:30am John Rush 5:30pm Claire Goudeau

SANCTUARY LAMP 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)

(09/16-22/13) Helen Autin

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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