LAGNIAPPE Twenty-ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time, October 20, 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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
10:30 AM - Outdoor Mass
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 email@example.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.
7:30 AM - 1:30 PM - United Blood Services Blood Drive 11:30 AM - Jambalaya Cook-off Judged 11:30 AM - Jambalaya, KC BBQ Chicken Dinners, and Hot Dogs Served 12:00 Noon - CDA Cake Walk begins 12:30 PM - Halloween Costume Contest Judged, Bingo, and Games begin. 2:00 PM - CDA Raffle Winner Drawn Games and Inflatables, CDA Sweet Shoppe and Raffle, Cake Walk, KC Bar-B-Q Chicken Dinners
We extend our sympathy to the following parishioners who recently lost a loved one:
Dear Friends, Last week I was in Erie, PA for the annual national meeting of the Federation of Diocesan Liturgical Commissions, of which the Diocese is a long time member. During the meeting we heard from Archbishop Piero Marini, who served as master of papal ceremonies for both Pope John Paul II and Pope Benedict. He spoke of the upcoming 50th anniversary of the Constitution on the Sacred Liturgy which was the first document to emerge from the Second Vatican Council in 1963. He spoke of this guiding document as not a template from the past but a guiding wisdom ever before the Church. If not for the revisions that came from the wisdom of this “thinking with the Church” we as a Church would be certainly impoverished. While there may well be controversy over the years ahead about what does the Constitution on the Liturgy mean for the Church, it will remain ahead of us, calling us to engage with God fully, consciously, and actively. I recently met with the Adult Faith Formation Committee to chart the course of the next months of Faith formation in the parish. There is a parish Bible Study beginning called; The Bible Timeline soon. The committee is reading two books Rebuilt and Forming Intentional Disciples. Both books deal with examining parish life from different perspectives: seeking vision on how Catholics become authentically alive in faith through their experience of parish life. Our intention is to develop an approach to evangelization which will be different and inviting. I hope you will be with us for the Parish Picnic, held during and after the 10:30am outdoor Mass on Sunday, October 27th. Have a blessed week. Love,
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.
To Deacon Brent Duplessis and family on the
death of his father, Julian.
CHICKEN DINNERS Members of the Knights of Columbus will be selling tickets following each Mass this weekend for barbeque chicken dinners at the Parish Picnic on Sunday, October 27th. The dinners will include a half of a chicken, salad, green beans and a roll. You will need a ticket at the picnic to get a dinner and this will be the last opportunity to buy before the picnic. Please purchase tickets so that we will know how many dinners to prepare. Also, the Knights will be holding a Vigil Day of Prayer as part of the 40 Days for Life Baton Rouge Campaign on Thursday, October 24th. Please consider joining us. We will have information and a sign-up sheet after each Mass as well.
BISHOP’S ANNUAL APPEAL Faithful Catholic parishioners enjoy a legacy of life-affirming ministry and service in south Louisiana. Thanks to those who contribute so generously every year, the Bishop’s Annual Appeal is a treasured chapter in that story, spreading the love of Christ, meeting needs, and funding essential Catholic ministries. Many parishioners from St Jean Vianney - BR Parish have chosen to contribute to this vital mission. Every single gift makes a difference. We recognize God’s goodness, so each of us joins the psalmist and asks, “How can I repay the Lord for all the good done for me?” The Bishop’s Annual Appeal is an ideal way to affirm the Lord’s blessing. So, if you haven’t already, please offer your support this year. Give to the Lord for All His Goodness to You. Your gift will channel the love of Christ to those who need it most. If you have not yet received a copy of this year’s appeal by mail, please contact the Office of Stewardship at 225.336.8790 or firstname.lastname@example.org. For an in depth look at the ministries or programs supported through the BAA, visit www.baabr.org.
KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS FAMILY OF THE MONTH The KC family of the month for September 2013 are Tim and Anne Cummings. Tim is the Eucharistic Minister Coordinator, Altar Server, Building Committee Member, Knights of Columbus Advocate, Sacristan and Church Decorating Committee.
Knights of Columbus Member: Catholic men’s fraternal organization, focused on service, charity, prayer. Meets 2nd Thursday of each month, 6:30pm.
Anne is a member of the Choir, Lector, Altar Server and Funeral Ministry. Congratulations!
Parish Stewardship Summary Fiscal Year to Date July 1, 2013–October 13th, 2013
COME AND SEE WEEKEND November 8-10, 2013 St. Joseph Seminary College Covington, Louisiana Spend a weekend with the seminarians. See what day to day life is like at the seminary. The program is designed for young men 16 years of age and older who are interested in the priesthood and who would like to find out more about seminary life. The weekend is hosted by the seminarians and the Benedictine monks of St. Joseph Abbey. There is no charge for the weekend; you must register a week prior to the event. For more information contact: Fr. Matt Dupre Vocations Director 225-336-8778 www.diobr.org/vocations
GOLF CLASSIC The 24th Annual St. Michael High School Golf Classic will be held on Monday, November 11th at Copper Mill Golf Club. This three-person scramble costs $150 per individual with sponsorships starting at $1,000. Registration begins at 9:30am with a shotgun start at 11:00am. To sign up or for more information, contact the SMHS Office of Advancement at 755.3618 or email email@example.com. Proceeds from the tournament will benefit the Warrior Athletic Department.
Year to date Offertory
Will not God secure the rights of his chosen ones who call out to him day and night? (Luke 18:1-8).
Youth Ministry Update Middle School meets the 2nd Sunday of the Month, 4pm till Mass with dinner following Mass in Fr. Engels Hall November 10th, December 8th High School YM meets - Wednesdays, 7pm in Fr. Engels Hall.
Applications for the 2013-2014 school year are available on the preschool website (www.stjeanvianneypreschool.org) and in the Preschool Office.
St. Jean Vianney Social Responsibility News
Talking with Children about Adoption: A Seminar for Parents
Elizabeth Ministry Rosebud Program Two years ago our parish’s Elizabeth Ministry expanded to include the Rosebud Program, a unique way to show dignity and worth for all life. During the month of October, Respect Life Month, in Mary’s Chapel, you will find our display with instructions about how the program works. It will help us to identify, pray for and support those who are pregnant, celebrating birth and adoption, grieving miscarriage, stillbirth, abortion, infant/child death or those wanting to conceive or adopt. If you have one of these special needs, please select the appropriate color-coded silk rose and place in the vase provided. Each week, we will pray for one of the needs according to the color of a live rose, which will be in a separate vase near the display.
Talking with your children about adoption can be difficult. Join Catholic Charities’ adoption specialists/social workers on Thursday, November 7th from 6-8pm to learn how you can answer some common questions and gather the tools and understanding to have family conversations about adoption. $35 per person or $50 per couple. Register early, as seating is limited. Go to http://www.adoptbatonrouge.com and click “Register for Upcoming Classes.” For questions, call Patrick at 225.336.8708.
“WORSHIP IN PINK” St. Jean Vianney Extended Care Help Needed Due to increased enrollment Extended Care is looking to add more caregivers in the afternoon. We are 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 2:15-6pm, Monday through Friday. It is also, possible to work as an ‘on call’ substitute. The position will begin immediately and end in May, 2014. Duties consist of preparing snacks, calling roll, supervising homework, and supervising play. If interested please 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. We are presently looking for 3 new caregivers.
Our parish Disaster Relief Ministry reminds you to be prepared this hurricane season. Go to www.getagameplan.org for some good emergency preparedness information. AMERICAN FLAG RETIREMENT Boy Scout Troop 490 will be holding an American flag retirement ceremony on November 11, 2013. Please place all flags that need to be retired in the box located in church by November 3, 2013. Thank you for your support and donations.
Many church congregations in the Baton Rouge area are spreading the life-saving message about breast cancer screening and early detection. St. Jean Vianney is pleased to be one of these churches. We will have available for those who wish to take one, literature including the signs of breast cancer and screening, as well as support resources. We join with other congregations in the opportunity for celebrating breast cancer survivors and honor and remember those who have lost their battle.
READINGS FOR THE WEEK Monday:
Rom 4:20-25; Lk 1:69-75; Lk 12:13-21 Tuesday: Rom 5:12, 15b, 17-19, 20b-21; Ps 40:7-10, 17; Lk 12:35-38 Wednesday: Rom 6:12-18; Ps 124:1b-8; Lk 12:39-48 Thursday: Rom 6:19-23; Ps 1:1-4, 6; Lk 12:49-53 Friday: Rom 7:18-25a; Ps 119:66, 68, 76-77, 93-94; Lk 12:54-59 Saturday: Rom 8:1-11; Ps 24:1b-4ab, 5-6; Lk 13:1-9 Sunday: Sir 35:12-14, 16-18; Ps 34:2-3, 17-19, 23; 2 Tm 4:6-8, 16-18; Lk 18:9-14
SJV CALENDAR Monday, October 21 6:00pm Elem./Jr. Religious Ed 6:30pm Community Life Mtg. Tuesday, October 22 7:00pm Adoration 7:00pm Troop 490 Wednesday, October 23 Bulletin Articles due for Nov. 2nd/3rd 7:00pm RCIA Open House 7:00pm High School Youth Group 7:30pm Choir
Thursday, October 24 6:30pm Financial Peace University Friday, October 25 School Fall Pep Rally Saturday, October 26 30th Sunday in Ordinary Time Sunday, October 27 30th Sunday in Ordinary Time Parish Picnic World Youth Day Monday, October 28 6:00pm Elem./Jr. Religious Ed.
MASS INTENTIONS Monday, October 21 8:30am Darrell Ledoux Tuesday, October 22 6:15am A. J. Barrios Wednesday, October 23 6:15am Molly Langlois 8:30am Francis Seger Thursday, October 24 6:15am Communion Service Friday, October 25 8:00am Emile Jacquin
Saturday, October 26 4:00pm Ray Budwine Ron Henzen Souls in Purgatory Sunday, October 27 7:30am For Parishioners of SJV 9:30am Eldred Caillouet 11:30am Ruth Smith 5:30pm Rose & Kathy Attardo
SANCTUARY LAMP (10/21-27/13) Lucien DeLouise
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)
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.