LAGNIAPPE Third Sunday in Ordinary Time, January 26, 2014 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
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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 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.
FIRST RECONCILIATION Our Heavenly Father has brought the following children of our parish community together to receive His forgiveness and peace. We thank their parents, families and catechists who have prepared them for this day and have taught them the joy that comes from a forgiving Father!
Audrey Andrus Lucy Baker Emily Begnaud Carter Boiteaux William Bowman III Hannah Boyd Henry Breeden Kallan Butler Ella Courtney Eli Courville Sawyer Dean Karlee Divincenti Nicholas Drez Michael Ficklin Ava Fontenot Michael Garcia Benjamin Hader Seth Hebert Eliana Hernandez Ethan Johansen Kaiden Klock Gabriel Land Emily LaRosa Matthew Laurin Kade Leader
Sean LeBlanc Daniel Martin Ava McCann Julia Miller Cole Mogharrebi Abigail Morrison Heather Ngo Alyssa Oubre Raegan Oubre Holly Phan Brandon Roberts Nicholas Santoro William Simpson III Nayden Stanley Callie Suadi Kai Teno Kaylen Teno Audrey Thomas Savannah Touchet Alina Tran Vivian Truong Emily Venable Jeanne Warren Andrew Watts Lily Zeringue
We extend our sympathy to the following parishioners who recently lost a loved one:
Dear Friends, Thank you for your attentiveness last weekend for the exploration of financial stewardship. This weekend I ask you to make your 2014 Financial Stewardship pledge by bringing your completed commitment form to Mass. If you are not with us this weekend, January 25th-26th, then please get it to the parish office. We have four ways in which you can practice financial stewardship: weekly envelopes/ electronic funds transfer/ automatic bank draft/ and, beginning February 1st, on line giving. As I concluded my words with you I asked if you would consider these questions: Can I increase my financial church support? Can I be more faithful in my consistency in giving? Can I begin financial church support? If I have stopped giving church support to place my support with the capital campaign, can I reevaluate that decision and include church support in my giving? Thank you. St Jean Vianney Catholic School will hold its annual OPEN HOUSE on January 30th, 10:00am-1:00pm in the Library and on campus. We have the opportunity to present Catholic School Education on our campus. If you would like your child to receive the benefits of this ministry, COME TO OPEN HOUSE! The Family Life Commission is sponsoring the Dad’s and Daughter’s Valentine Dance in Fr. Engels Hall on Saturday, February 15th. Information about the dance will be available this weekend. I will join other catechists in presenting Catholic Sexual Moral Education on Saturday, February 8th to parents and students of the 5th grade level for both the Elementary School and Religious Education. The focus of this morning is presenting Catholic Faith perspectives within sexual moral education. This weekend we have celebrated First Reconciliation with our candidates and families. Later in May we will celebrate First Eucharist with them. I hope your week is going well. Please pray for one another and the parish. Love,
To family of Belinda Smith on the death of her
grandmother, Odette Labit.
Meeting for Residents Wanting to Learn More about the Proposed City of St. George Tuesday, January 28 Better Together, a civic group of residents and community leaders opposed to the proposed breakaway city of St. George, will hold a citywide public meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 28, at St. George Catholic Church (off Siegen Lane, across from the Wal-Mart shopping center). If you are seeking more information about the impact this breakaway would have on the city-parish services, economy and school system, you may attend and bring guests. This meeting is open to all Baton Rouge residents, whether they live in the proposed breakaway area or not.
Knights of Columbus CYLA Scholarship The Knights of Columbus gives a scholarship to an outstanding senior Boy and Girl. The Catholic Youth Leadership Award (CYLA) Scholarship application must be submitted no later than January 31. SJV KC Council 9247 awards a high school senior boy and girl in the council competition with a cash prize with the winners advancing to the Area and possibly State competitions where additional cash scholarships are awarded. The application can be found at http://www.louisianakc.org/programs/cyla/app-20132014.pdf. Submit the completed form to Vince at O'Neal Car Care or to the parish office to the attention of Vince Whittington. For questions please email Vince at email@example.com or call 892.0162.
Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults !!!!We’re having an Open House!!!! Meet our RCIA Team and participants. No commitment, no pressure. Get answers to your questions; enjoy some good food and good company. Join us Wednesday Evening January 29, 2014 in the Multi-Purpose Room at 7:00 P.M.
Structure and Boundaries: Critical Strategies for Raising Healthy Children in the 21st Century Wednesday, January 29th at 7:00 pm Fr. Engels Hall In the modern world of major technological advances, instantaneous communications, and daily activities and demands pulling at our children, raising emotionally, mentally and behaviorally healthy children can be a challenge for most if not all families. How can families maintain a healthy balance of structure and boundaries in a fast-food culture while helping their children to develop secure self identities from infancy through adolescence? On January 29th Rusty Miller, LCSW -BACS will explore with parents how structure and boundaries throughout a child's developmental phases are more critical now than ever before in helping them grow into healthy young adults. Rusty is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Board Approved Clinical Supervisor with 20 years of experience assisting families in the Louisiana behavioral health system. He is currently working in the Louisiana managed care system for public behavioral health and has a private practice where he serves couples and families and also specializes in assisting adults with unwanted same sex attractions and provides education and guidance to adolescents and parents who may be facing unwanted same sex attractions.
SAVE THE DATE Christ Renews His Parish Women’s Retreat March 15-16, 2014
READINGS FOR THE WEEK Monday:
2 Sm 5:1-7, 10; Ps 89:20-22, 25-26; Mk 3:22-30 Tuesday: 2 Sm 6:12b-15, 17-19; Ps 24:7-10; Mk 3:31-35 Wednesday: 2 Sm 7:4-17; Ps 89:4-5, 27-30; Mk 4:1-20 Thursday: 2 Sm 7:18-19, 24-29; Ps 132:1-5, 11-14; Mk 4:21-25 Friday: 2 Sm 11:1-4a, 5-10a, 13-17; Ps 51:3-7, 10-11; Mk 4:26-34 Saturday: 2 Sm 12:1-7a, 10-17; Ps 51:12-17; Mk 4:35-41 Sunday: Mal 3:1-4; Ps 24:7-10; Heb 2:14-18; Lk 2:22-40 [22-32]
Giving Is an Act of Prayer Thank you for your vital share in the life of this parish, and thank you for your participation in the Stewardship of Finance phase of our Total Stewardship program. As we gather for Mass this Sunday, we return commitment cards, acknowledging God’s generous goodness to us—a substantive offering representing a vital spiritual commitment. Giving is an act of prayer, offered in thanksgiving, the product of a grateful heart. Thank you for choosing to be involved in such a meaningful way. Please join with your fellow parishioners, as we invite God’s blessing, offering each work of faith, every labor of love. Parish Stewardship Summary Fiscal Year to Date July 1, 2013–January 12, 2014 Due to Martin Luther King day, you stewardship will be in the next bulletin. Goal
Year to date Offertory
Parish Website Online Giving……Coming soon! February 1st……….Watch for details. After calling his first disciples, Jesus goes throughout Galilee (Matthew 4:12-23 [12-17]).
Church Environment Committee: Responsible for the seasonal liturgical environments in Church. [six times a year at specific dates and times in Church.]
50th Anniversary of the Constitution on the Sacred Liturgy Liturgy as an Art and a Craft In his post-Synodal Exhortation Sacramentum Caritatis. . . , Pope Benedict XVI spoke about "the art of proper celebration" of the Liturgy, or ars celebrandi (SacCar, no. 38). He stated: In the course of the Synod, there was frequent insistence on the need to avoid any antithesis between the ars celebrandi, the art of proper celebration, and the full, active and fruitful participation of all the faithful. The primary way to foster the participation of the People of God in the sacred rite is the proper celebration of the rite itself. The ars celebrandi is the best way to ensure their actuosa participatio. The ars celebrandi is the fruit of faithful adherence to the liturgical norms in all their richness; indeed, for two thousand years this way of celebrating has sustained the faith life of all believers, called to take part in the celebration as the People of God, a royal priesthood, a holy nation (cf. 1 Pet 2:4-5, 9). He then went on to treat three themes that we want to underscore. Responsibility of Bishops, Priests and Deacons (SacCar, no.40) In this paragraph Pope Benedict XVI clearly enunciated the collective "responsibility" of the ordained in the art of celebration. We take these words to heart and invite all the clergy to do so. At our ordination as deacons, we first received the Book of the Gospels, being told to "believe what you read, teach what you believe, and practice what you teach." This is a challenge for all to serve with integrity as we proclaim and preach the Word. The General Instruction of the Roman Missal (GIRM) reminds us also that we must celebrate the Liturgy with great care: "Therefore, when he celebrates the Eucharist, [the Priest] must serve God and his people with dignity and humility, and by his bearing and by the way he pronounces the divine words he must convey to the faithful the living presence of Christ" (GIRM, no. 93). We do well to keep Pope Benedict XVI's introductory comments in mind, namely that the whole People of God participates in the Liturgy. We are stewards of the Liturgy and servants of the People of God. The terms "minister" and "ministry" should always have
special resonance for those who are ordained to serve the Body of Christ.
St. Jean Vianney Social Responsibility News Elizabeth Ministry Rosebuds Return The Elizabeth Ministry Rosebud Program will return to Maryâ€™s Chapel on January 4th and remain until the end of the month. We are bringing it back at the anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision to confirm our commitment to honor and protect all life from conception to natural death. We will 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 roses 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.
Volunteer Needed on Tuesday Afternoon 0ur parish Emergency Assistance program is in need of a volunteer to be part of a team to process applications for financial aid or food assistance for families in need. The time involved is two (2) Tuesdays a month from 1:00 â€“ 2:30 p.m. and the applications are done in the parish office. If you are interested, or would like more information, please contact Lori in the parish office, 753.7950, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
BARBEQUE CHICKEN DINNERS Super Bowl Sunday is February 2! The Knights of Columbus will be selling barbeque chicken dinners following the 9:30 and 11:30 am Masses. The dinners will consist of one half of a chicken, green beans, cole slaw and a roll. The Catholic Daughters will be selling desserts. Please plan ahead and support these two ministries on Super Bowl Sunday and avoid having to cook!
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.
SJV CALENDAR Monday, January 27 Catholic School Week 6:00pm Elem./Jr. High Religious Ed Tuesday, January 28 Catholic School Week 7:00pm CRHP Womenâ€™s 7:00pm Adoration Wednesday, January 29 Bulletin articles are due for Feb. 8th/9th Catholic School Week 7:00pm Ed Commission 7:00pm RCIA 7:00pm Choir Thursday, January 30 Catholic School Week
10:00am School Open House 6:30pm Bible Study Friday, January 31 Catholic School Week Saturday, February 1 4th Sunday in Ordinary Time Anointing of the sick weekend 2nd Confirmation Retreat Sunday, February 2 4th Sunday in Ordinary Time Anointing of the sick weekend Super Bowl Sunday 5:30pm Mass move to 4:00pm Monday, February 3 6:00pm Elem./Jr. High Religious Ed
Super Bowl Sunday February 2, 2014 5:30pm Mass moved to 4:00pm
MASS INTENTIONS Monday, January 27 8:30am Tuesday, January 28 6:15am Wednesday, January 29 6:15am Molly Langlois 8:30am Charles Jumonville, III Thursday, January 30 6:15am Communion Service Friday, January 31 8:00am Emile Jacquin Bernard Schott, Sr.
Saturday, February 1 4:00pm Joey Campagna Langlois George Campagna, Sr. Joseph Campagns, Fly Jack Manno, Fly Deacon Tommy St. Pierre Sunday, February 2 7:30am For Parishioners of SJV 9:30am Hollie Lilly & Braiden Manning 11:30am 4:00pm
SANCTUARY LAMP (1/27/14-2/2/14) For the Parish
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.