LAGNIAPPE Twenty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time, August 29, 2010
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 Learning & Growth Asst. Dir. of Learning & Growth
PARISH OFFICE Phone Fax Website E-Mail
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 Ms. Dana Murray Mrs. Linda Tate 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 LEARNING & GROWTH CENTER 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, Friday 8:30 AM Tuesday & Wednesday 6:15 AM SACRAMENT OF RECONCILIATION Monday & Friday 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.
The Bishop is coming, The Bishop is coming... ...to our school, to celebrate Mass and meet our students Fun Facts… The Bishop’s Chair is called a Cathedra, and the Cathedra is located in the church the Bishop pastors—which is why the Bishop’s church is called the Cathedral. Bishop Muench is from New Orleans and has been a priest since 1968 and a Bishop since 1990. Bishop Muench has been our Bishop since 2002.
Friday, September 3, 2010 8:30 a.m. Parishioners invited to join our students, faculty, and staff in welcoming Bishop Robert Muench to St. Jean Vianney Catholic School on this very special day!
LIFE TOGETHER Dear Friends, This week the participants in the recently completed Christ Renews His Parish Men’s Retreat held a follow up session which included faith sharing and fellowship. I am grateful to the men who participated as well as to those on the team. I think that holding this retreat yearly offers the men of the parish an opportunity to be on a retreat close to home. Some may want another kind of men’s retreat and I recommend the Men’s Retreats at Manresa House of Retreats near Convent, LA. This Jesuit Retreat house offers men’s retreats every week of the year. This coming week will be a RCIA open house. What is this? Its an open house for people who are unbaptized or baptized in another religion, or baptized Catholic but never receive the Eucharist to come and see. This Open House will be an open door for folks to come see what and how our parish can help them in their search. Wednesday, September 1st at 7:00 PM in the Library. Bishop Muench will be coming to the campus on Friday, September 3rd to celebrate Mass with the School community and spend time with the students and faculty. It will be good to have him on campus again. Happily, the JustFaith third session will begin on campus. These people will participate in the study of Catholic Social Justice teachings which are the foundation out of which the parish responds to those in need. Mr. Craig Baker, parish Youth Minister, has begun again weekly Parish Life Nights on Wednesday, evenings for High School students. These nights will include ample time for fun, food, faith and prayer. I am grateful to those who indicated their willingness to continue in ministry or begin in a new ministry through our recently completed Ministry Stewardship. The parish Pastoral Council of Ministers will coordinate the contact made by the chairs of the various committees and those who gave us their names. Hope your week is going well. Pray for one another and the parish. Love,
NEW MINISTRY AT ST. JEAN VIANNEY AWAKENING FAITH The next meeting is Monday, September 13th at 7:00 PM in the parish office. The topic will be “Who is Jesus?” If you'd like to reconnect or know someone who has been away from the practice of the Catholic faith, you are encouraged to drop by on any 2nd or 4th Monday. For more information, call the SJV office or visit the SJV website.
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. CATHOLIC ALCOHOLICS –CALIX CHAPTER A new chapter of international association of Catholic alcoholics, called CALIX, has been formed in Baton Rouge. The chapter is composed of men and women who have maintained their sobriety through affiliation and participation in a 12 step alcohol recovery program. The meetings will be held on the second Saturday of each month at St. Thomas More, at 8:45 AM. For more information call 225.313.6081 or e-mail at TIGEBAITSPORTS@YAHOO.COM.
AUTOMATIC BANK DRAFT Automatic Bank Draft is available as an option for your weekly or monthly tithing and building fund contribution. Please call 753.7950, or come by the parish office for more information. We appreciate those of you who currently use this option for your financial stewardship; however, please remember that your automatic bank draft does not include the extra collections or envelopes in your monthly packets.
HOMEBOUND If you are homebound or know of anyone who is, and would like to receive communion each week, we ask that you please call the parish office at 753.7950.
FEMALE SINGERS NEEDED Our Life Teen Band, Refuge, is seeking female singers to join us at the 5:30 PM Mass each Sunday. For more information, talk to the band after Mass, or call Karen, 246.8349.
We extend our sympathy to the following parishioners who recently lost a loved one:
Peggy Thomas on the death of her husband, Glen.
Edward House on the death of his brother, Danny.
SAVE THE DATE Attention, all who volunteer in Nursing Homes, Assisted Living Homes, Retirement Homes or Rehabilitation Hospitals: There will be a Mass of Appreciation celebrated by Bishop Muench. Sunday, September 19, 2010 at 3:00 PM at Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Church. Reception to follow in the parish hall for all volunteers and their families.
RELIGIOUS EDUCATION NEWS Have You Registered? Religious Education classes will be starting in September; NOW is the time to register your child! Do not assume that a student is automatically registered for this year. Please call 751.2926 so that we can begin the process. Rel. Ed. Opening Dates: Children’s Church Sun., Oct. 3rd Elem./Jr. High Mon., Sept. 27th High School Sun., Sept. 19th Confirmation Meeting for Parents: If your child is in the 11th grade and plans to be confirmed in May, you are required to attend a parent meeting on Tuesday, August 31st at 7 PM in Fr. Engels Hall. This meeting includes parents of all 11th graders who attend Catholic, Public or Private schools. Registration for the reception of the sacrament is required. Have you ever wondered what it would be like to “lead others to Christ?” Our Religious Education Ministry is looking for substitute teachers and teacher assistants. If you have a desire to spread the Good News to the youth of our parish, please give us a call at 751.2926.
Do you feel like you have found a home at St. Jean Vianney, but you are not Catholic? Are you a Baptized Catholic who has never received First Eucharist or been Confirmed?
BAPTISMS We welcome the following children to our parish family through the Sacrament of Baptism:
Are you an unbaptized person who feels that something is missing in your life?
Gavin Joseph Brouillette son of Chad and Tiffany
Are you a Baptized person of another faith who just has questions about the Catholic faith?
Chloe Michelle Alston daughter of Cairissian and Candice Alston.
Come to the RCIA Open House on September 1, 2010 at 7PM in the Multi-Purpose Room to find out how we can help. Meet with our RCIA team and people already on their journey to full communion with the Catholic Church.
The SJV Knights of Columbus Council 9247 would like to announce the winners of the KC Charity Calendar for May and June:
Are you a Catholic in love with your faith? Would you like to help mentor someone on their faith journey? Come to the RCIA Open House on September 1, 2010 at 7PM in the Multi-Purpose Room to find out how you can help by becoming a Sponsor or an RCIA Team member.
July 23rd July 24th
Flossie Shaunnessy - $20 Vince Whittington - $100
The 2011 edition of the KC Charity Calendar is being printed right now and will go on sale in September. We encourage you to buy one and get in on the action. Thanks for your support of the KC's and our charities.
SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY NEWS THREADS OF LOVE (TOL) LITTLEST ANGELS SEWING MINISTRY
DOUBLE NICKELS Double Nickels will meet on Sunday, September 12th at 2:00 PM in the multi-purpose room. Call Libby Pate at 273.6880 or Ruby Broussard at 778.5948 for more information.
TOL is seeking volunteers for this wonderful sewing ministry to meet the needs of newborns, premature infants and their families. Now supporting the Neonatal Units of Ochsner Hospital, O’Neal Lane, Baton Rouge, La. and East Jefferson Hospital in Metairie, La. Come enjoy the fellowship this ministry provides. Workshop: Usually the 4th Thursday of each month at Jones Creek Library; 9:30 am – 3:00 pm. Bring your sewing machine if you are able. We encourage you to join us at your convenience at anytime during workshop hours. For more information call one of our parish representatives: Cely Debetaz 225.752.7603 Linda Walsh 225.751.6996 Beverly Aucoin 225.272-3276
MAT Want to learn more about your Catholic faith? The Catechism of the Catholic Church? Making moral decisions? The great history of our church? What the church teaches about sexual morality? The Ministry and Theology (MAT) program can be a significant way to help understand these and other topics of our Catholic faith. The Catholic Sexual Morality course will help explain the church’s holistic approach toward sexuality as was as highlight key points of Pope John Paul II’s Theology of the Body. For more information contact the Diocesan Office of Christian Formation at 225.336.8760 or email@example.com
“Finding French Louisiana” One day tour to Eunice, LA., sponsored by St. George’s Golden Oaks Sr. Group. Saturday, October 23, 2010. Coast is $88 per person and includes : lunch, demos of Cajun music and cooking, visit to a museum and the Liberty Theater. For more information call John at 766.0843
VOCATIONS 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 Lorrain at 225.336.8778, firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit, www.diobr.org/vocations.
PARISH OFFICE CLOSED The parish office will be closed Monday, September 6th for Labor Day. ADORATION Join Deacon Brent Duplessis every Tuesday evening at 7:00 PM for Eucharistic Adoration. Taking special time with our Lord is a great way to grow closer to Him.
SJV CALENDAR Monday, August 30 Bulletin Article due for Sept. 11th and 12th 6:30 PM Community Life Mtg. Tuesday, August 31 7:00 PM Conformation Parent Mtg. 7:00 PM CRHP Women’s 7:00 PM Adoration Wednesday, September 1 7:00 PM Children’s Church Teacher Mtg.
7:00 PM RCIA 7:30 PM Choir Thursday, September 2 6:30 PM KC Officer Mtg. Friday, September 3 Bishop Muench Visit Saturday, September 4 Sunday, September 5 Monday, September 6 Parish Office, School and Pre School closed
MASS INTENTIONS Monday, August 30 8:30 AM Tuesday, August 31 6:15 AM Wednesday, September 1 6:15 AM Molly Langlois 8:30 AM Shirley St. Pierre Alberta Gilmore Thursday, September 2 6:15 AM Communion Service Friday, September 3 8:30 AM Mozelle Caillouet Saturday, September 4 4:00 PM Bessie Cashio Calamia
Jack Manno Fly Joseph Campagna Fly George Campagna Sr. Joey Campagna Langlois All Souls Michael, Mary, & John Dutko Joshn Perdue Sunday, September 5 7:30 AM For Parishioners of SJV 9:30 AM Edwill Mire 11:30 AM Jude Miles 5:30 PM Harold McGloiu
(08/30-09/05/10) Alberta and Thomas Gilmore
READINGS FOR THE WEEK Monday: Tuesday: Wednesday: Thursday: Friday: Saturday: Sunday:
1 Cor 2:1-5; Lk 4:16-30 1 Cor 2:10b-16; Lk 4:31-37 1 Cor 3:1-9; Lk 4:38-44 1 Cor 3:18-23; Lk 5:1-11 1 Cor 4:1-5; Lk 5:33-39 1 Cor 4:6b-15; Lk 6:1-5 Wis 9:13-18b; Ps 90; Phlm 9-10, 12-17; Lk 14:25-33
YOUR STEWARDSHIP Collection for August 14th and 15th: Identified $ 18,229.37 Unidentified $ 854.85 Collection for August 21st and 22nd: Identified $ 20,757.50 Unidentified $ 738.85 Average Weekly Operational Expenses: $23,181.32