LAGNIAPPE Fourth Sunday of Easter, April 21, 2013 16166 S. Harrell’s Ferry Road Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70816 PARISH STAFF Pastor 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
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Rev. Tom Ranzino Rev. Mr. Brent Duplessis Rev. Mr. Dan Borne 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 email@example.com
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
We would like to congratulate our second graders who will make their First Eucharist this weekend.
Isabella Bajon Antonio Barraza Olivia Blackwell Lily Breaux Amelia Breeden Isabella Bull George Cable Zoe Capello Paul Carlson Shawn Chau Brennan Collins Macy Collins Madison Davis Lily Dumas Madelyn Ferachi Madelyn Fitch Brooklyn Flowers Corinne Ganley Paige Giarrusso Catherine Hardouin Isabella Hays Collin Hebert
Alexandra Hernandez Jacob Jones Amelia LeBlanc Jack Manno Caleb Martin Cassi Miller Brendan Parenti Jefferson Ricketts Alexander Rodriguez Sophia Santoro Katelyn Sotor Nalyssa Stanley Cody Stevens Diego Stevens Lillian Thomas Alvin Tran Theresa Verret Aaron Vosburg Adraina Wade Allie Waguespack Elise Watkins
LIFE TOGETHER Dear Friends, Last week we bid farewell to Deacon Tommy St. Pierre who was both a parishioner, father, husband and deacon in our parish. If you met Tommy you know he always came toward you, usually talking away. He was friendly, compassionate and kind. Tommy will be missed. What better time to enter eternal life than the Easter season. May he rest in peace. I again thank all who were a part of the Triduum. Fr. Gerald Burns took photographs of the Triduum, particularly of the Easter Vigil. Some of those photos are now on our parish website. It gives a sense of how blessed we are to have such a large sacramental space, a font that speaks of dying and rising, and a ritual that leads us into the mystery of the Lord’s resurrection. Periodically we mention people doing good work. I’d like to mention three: Alex Landry ,and 8th grader at our School, was recently named 2013 Middle School Student of the Year for the Diocesan School System; Cindy Hartmann was named the Mother Seton Award winner representing our Catholic Elementary School; and Mr. Sam Bordelon, faithful parishioner, who recently died but who continues to do good work. Sam left a significant bequest to our parish for the work of ministry, particularly Social Responsibility and Liturgy. Even after death, Sam’s legacy for the parish is a gift of confidence and hope for our future. Congratulations and thanks to all who have been doing good work among us. Our parish Capital Campaign ,Our Time to Pray, Our Time to Give continues to make progress toward our goal. As of today we have $2,270,494.00 million in pledges, $732,913.00 in cash toward our $3 million goal. With your help we will succeed in our task. I was happy to welcome Bishop Muench to the Parish last week for Confirmation. This coming weekend we will celebrate First Communion. It’s the season of Christian initiation. The marriage enrichment course “Partners on the Journey” continues every two weeks on Sundays. This course is designed to support and improve the bonds of marriage relationship with practical and proven techniques for advancing communication and affection between an husband and wife.
I know that the School Play will be held Friday and Saturday on campus. I am also looking forward to the Ministry Appreciation Supper on May 4th! Have a wonderful week. Love,
We extend our sympathy to the following parishioners who recently lost a loved one:
Marty and Thelma Emick on the death of his mother, Effie Mae Utsler.
To the Sheehan family on the death of their loved one, Sonny. Tommy and Kim Melancon on the death of her mother, Betsy Adamek. Cindy St. Pierre and family on the death of, Deacon Tommy St. Pierre.
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.
JOSHUA JOHNSON DEACON ORDINATION With praise and thanksgiving to Almighty God, for you, the parishioners of St. Jean Vianney, it gives me great joy to invite you to my ordination to the Sacred Order of Deacon. Since my time spent with you on my placement I have kept you in prayer. Now moving forward towards this final stage in my formation to serve Christ and you His Church, I extend to you the invitation to join me on the day of ordination. Given that you played such an integral role in my journey towards ordination, it would be an honor to have you present at this penultimate moment. My Ordination Mass will be at ten o’clock in the morning on Saturday, May 25, 2013, at St. Joseph’s Cathedral on 412 North Street in Baton Rouge, La. A reception will follow the Ordination at the Catholic Life Center on 1800 South Acadian Thruway, Baton Rouge, La. Your Servant, Joshua Johnson
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.
TOTAL STEWARDSHIP BE GENEROUS, READY TO SHARE
Parish Stewardship Summary Fiscal Year to Date July 1, 2012 - April 14, 2013 Goal
Year to date Offertory
Special Collection Amounts For March: Capital Campaign: Holy Thursday Good Friday Catholic Relief Services Priests’ Retirement St. Vincent de Paul Pharmacy
$ 68,690.72 $ 1,505.91 $ 1,779.50 $ 1,204.00 $ 6,390.00 $535.00
My sheep hear my voice; I know them and give them eternal life (John 10:2730). Marriage Preparation: Sponsor Couple: assists engaged couples in preparation for marriage using specific prep program. [Usually three to four sessions at home with engaged couple; two–three times a year; formation offered and required.]
Keeping Easter at St. Jean Vianney Daily Mass: Monday-8:30 AM Tuesday-6:15 AM Wednesday-6:15 AM and 8:30 AM Thursday- 6:15 AM Liturgy of the Word and Holy Communion Friday-8:00 AM The Sacrament of Reconciliation: Daily before Mass (see Mass schedule above) Saturdays 2:45-3:30 PM Celebration of First Eucharist - Sunday, April 21st 2:00 PM
Guide Book & Directory Advertising Opportunity We are in the process of updating our annual Guide Book & Directory for our Church. This book is being provided at no cost to our Church, including the mailing to each family, and is being subsidized by local businesses that advertise in it. If you own or manage a business and would like to find out about advertising in our book, please call the Church Office at 225.753.7950.
SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY NEWS Scotlandville Mobile Food Pantry 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 will resume offering fresh produce and other fresh items FREE to people in our community. The pantry distribution site is at St. Michael’s Episcopal Church, 1620 77th Avenue, and the upcoming dates are April 27th and May11th. If you would like to volunteer to distribute food at the site, please contact Edgar Cage at email@example.com. At least 40 volunteers are needed each date, and will work from 9 am – 1 pm. It is a wonderful opportunity for youth service hours, families, and small Christian community groups.
2013-2014 SJV GUIDEBOOK AND DIRECTORY If your parish record [name, address, telephone #, etc] has changed, please call Mickie in the Parish Office at 225.753.7950 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org. Updates must be received no later than May 24, 2013 to ensure inclusion in the Guidebook.
ST. JOSEPH’S ACADEMY SUMMER CAMP St. Joseph’s Academy presents Sizzling Summer 2013. We offer enrichment programs, performing arts and athletic camps for girls. Plus, girls and boys can enjoy four weeks of SJA Day Camp (full- and half-day camps available). Register now for fun and excitement in a safe environment. Visit www.sjaconnections.org/sizzlingsummer2013. Or contact Jaime Young at 388.2225 or email@example.com.
Application for the 2013-2014 school year are available on the preschool website (www.stjeanvianneypreschool.org) and in the Preschool Office.
Save the date. June 17th-21st, 8:30am-Noon. This summer is going to royally rock! At Kingdom Rock VBS kids will learn that they can stand strong for God! Registration on SJV Church website coming soon... Adults please open your hearts in prayer and consider joining our team. It is such a gift of yourself to share your faith with the kids participating and teens and other adult volunteers. Adults to volunteer contact Cecile Martin 225.247.1489; Eliska Dumas 225.324.0745 or Michelle Landry 225.329.3646. Teens look for registration on website soon... This year we are asking teens to purchase their t-shirts for $10.
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)
READINGS FOR THE WEEK Monday:
Acts 11:1-18; Ps 42:2-3; 43:3, 4; Jn 10:1-10 Tuesday: Acts 11:19-26; Ps 87:1b-7; Jn 10:22-30 Wednesday: Acts 12:24 — 13:5a; Ps 67:2-3, 5, 6, 8; Jn 12:44-50 Thursday: 1 Pt 5:5b-14; Ps 89:2-3, 6-7, 16-17; Mk 6:15-20 Friday: Acts 13:26-33; Ps 2:6-11ab; Jn 14:1-6 Saturday: Acts 13:44-52; Ps 98:1-4; Jn 14:7-14 Sunday: Acts 14:21-27; Ps 145:8-13; Rv 21:1-5a; Jn 13:31-33a, 34-35
SJV CALENDAR Monday, April 22 Tuesday, April 23 6:30pm Parish Council 7:00pm Adoration 7:00pm CRHP Men’s Wednesday, April 24 Bulletin Articles due for May 4th and 5th 7:00pm RCIA 7:30pm Choir
Thursday, April 25 Friday, April 26 Saturday, April 27 5th Sunday of Easter Baptism Weekend Sunday, April 28 5th Sunday of Easter Baptism Weekend Monday, April 29
VOCATION “The disciples were filled with joy and the Holy Spirit.” Does a life of joy in knowing you are following the Lord as a priest, deacon or in the consecrated life inspire you? If God is calling you, call or email Fr. Matt Dupre at 225.336.8778, firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit, www.diobr.org/vocations.
MASS INTENTIONS Monday, April 22 8:30am Shirley Chauvin Tuesday, April 23 6:15am Marvin Easley Wednesday, April 24 6:15am Molly Langlois 8:30am John Mathews Thursday, April 25 6:15am Communion Service Friday, April 26 8:00am Emile Jacquin
Saturday, April 27 4:00pm Ron Henzen Nancy Williamson Mayme Manno Sunday, April 28 7:30am For Parishioners of SJV 9:30am Leo Segalla, Sr. 11:30am Charles Jumonville, III 5:30pm Deacon Tommy St. Pierre
SANCTUARY LAMP (04/22–28/13) 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.