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Eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time, March 2, 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

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. Patsy Burgess, OFS 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.

Keeping Lent 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 Ash Wednesday Mass with the Distribution of Ashes - March 5th 6:15, 8:30am, Noon, and 6:30pm The Sacrament of Reconciliation: Ash Wednesday, March 5th 5:30-6:15 PM Deanery Lenten Penance Service: St. Jean Vianney - April 1st 7:00 PM Daily before Mass (see Mass schedule above) Saturdays 2:45-3:30 PM Monday Nights of Lent at St. Jean Vianney – March 10th, 17th, 24st, April 7th 6:00-7:00 PM April 14th 5:00-6:15 PM Wednesday Nights of Lent – “The Light is on for You” in our Deanery region at: Our Lady of Mercy, St. Aloysius, St. George, Immaculate Conception, and St. Thomas More March 12th, 19th, 26th, April 2nd, 9th & 16th 6:00-8:00 PM Christ Renews His Parish Women Retreat - March 15th & 16th Parish Lenten Retreat Morning - Saturday, March 23rd 9:00 AM - Noon Stations of the Cross: Fridays of Lent, 6:00 PM – March 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th, April 4th, 11th Lenten Dinners: Fr. Engels Hall, 5:30-7:30 PM-March 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th, April 4th, & 11th Holy Week Schedule: April 13th - Palm Sunday of the Passion of the Lord April 16th - Diocesan Chrism Mass at St. Aloysius Church - 10:30 AM The Sacred Paschal Triduum April 17th - Holy Thursday of the Lord’s Supper - 7:00 PM with Eucharist, Washing of Feet, Prayer before Blessed Sacrament until 11:00pm. April 18th - Good Friday of the Passion of the Lord - 3:00 PM with The Passion of St. John, Veneration of the Cross, Holy Communion, Prayer before the Cross until 8:30 PM April 19th - The Easter Vigil in the Holy Night - 8:00 PM with Blessing of New Fire, Liturgy of the Word, Christian Initiation, and Eucharist. April 20th - Easter Sunday of the Resurrection at Mass during the day - 7:30, 9:30, and11:30 AM.

LIFE TOGETHER Dear Friends, This weekend I will be going to St Joseph the Worker Parish in Pierre Part, LA, to help them prepare and dedicate their newly renovated Church building. St. Joseph in Pierre Part was my first assignment as an associate pastor and I spent 4 ½ happy years learning how to be a priest from some very patient teachers! I am very happy for them to have this renovation which will serve them well over the years to come. The pastor at St. Joseph is Fr. Al Davidson, who spent a summer here as a seminarian intern. Time flies. Here we are looking at Lent coming down the pike. As you consider your Lenten penance, keep in mind that it should cost you to keep this penance. This practice should move you toward the Lord. It should not be unrealistic. It should not make you painful to be around. The point of the Lenten penance or sacrifice is to open you before the Lord, so that you will be receptive of the Lord’s grace. This coming weekend is the final weekend to sign up after Masses for the Christ Renews His Parish Women’s Retreat which will be held the weekend of March 15th-16th. It’s an opportunity that comes along once a year in the parish. I encourage both the men and women of the parish to attend a yearly retreat or day of prayer to keep oneself centered in right relationship with the Lord. The weekly Lenten Friday Night Dinners in Fr. Engels Hall begin this coming Friday. These will be offered every Friday evening of Lent, supported and staffed by one of the parish organizations. This coming Sunday, the first Sunday of Lent, is the Sunday when the Rite of Election and the Call to Continuing Conversion is celebrated. This ritual is usually celebrated at St. Joseph Cathedral. However, because of the construction going on at the Cathedral campus, the Rite is being moved this year to Sacred Heart. When the Diocese was founded, Sacred Heart was the temporary Cathedral Church until the renovations at the Cathedral was completed. The Rite of Election is for the Unbaptized, in which Bishop Muench echoes God’s call to the Unbaptized and “Elects” them to the Table of the Eucharist. The Call to Continuing Conversion is for the already Baptized who seek Eucharist and Confirmation. The Bishop will urge them to continue on their path of conversion to Christ through the

Church. It’s a lovely experience to have adults and children from throughout the diocese gathered into two services, 2:00pm and 5:30pm, and celebrate this milestone in their initiation journey. Our parish will send our catechumens and candidates to the Cathedral from the 9:30am Mass next Sunday. Thanks to all who have returned your 2014 Financial Stewardship forms during this past month of February. Your support and prayers for the parish are deeply appreciated for the sake of ministry. Have a happy holiday and I look forward to seeing you Ash Wednesday…… Love,

We extend our sympathy to the following parishioners who recently lost a loved one:  To the family of Brian Richoux.  To the family of Ethan Rider.

ASH WEDNESDAY March 5th Masses 6:15 & 8:30am 12:00 Noon 6:30pm Are you interested in Adult Confirmation? If you have completed high school and never were confirmed, now you have an opportunity to do so. We will begin classes in March; Adult Confirmation will be celebrated at the Cathedral on Pentecost Sunday, June 18th. Please call Denise at the parish office for further details. (225.751.2926)

CHRIST RENEWS HIS PARISH WOMEN’S RETREAT – MARCH 15-16, 2014 Does your spiritual life need recharging? Do you desire to be remade? Have you had a profound spiritual awakening and want to share it with others? If the answer to any of these questions is ‘yes’, then the Christ Renews His Parish Women’s Retreat is for you. Don’t miss this amazing experience. Register online or look for registration after masses.

Parish Stewardship Summary Fiscal Year to Date July 1, 2013–February 23, 2014

Come be a part of Christ dynasty! - Mary White

Final day to register is March 7th


Amt. Rec’d

Year to date Offertory



Weekly Offertory



God Feeds the bird and clothes the flowers. Do not be anxious; God knows all your needs (Matthew 6:24-34).

Via Smartphones, Computers, or Tablets Now it’s even easier to use your phone to give to the church. Go to and click on the Online Giving tab. Simply click on “create an account”. Then, enter the needed information, and submit. You will get an email with a verification link to finish setting up your account. If you do not see the email, check your spam folder. It’s that simple to give anytime and from anywhere using a computer, smartphone, or tablet. Your participation is a significant help to our parish’s stewardship of finance, and we appreciate it. Youth Ministry Update Mardi Gras Zumba/Dance Party Sunday March 2nd after the 5:30 Mass in Fr. Engels Hall, Families/middle school/high school welcome High School Youth Going Deeper Join us as we meet Jesus in the Scriptures Wednesdays @ 7pm Starting February 5th in Fr. Engels Hall Middle School Youth 2nd Sunday of the Month @ 4pm Dinner to follow the 5:30pm Mass

Church Environment Committee: Responsible for the seasonal liturgical environments in Church. [six times a year at specific dates and times in Church.]

Applications are now being accepted for the 2014—2015 school year Preschool is offered Monday through Friday 9:00am until 2:00pm for children who are two years of age by September 30, 2014 up to age five. Preschool extended hours are also available. For more information visit our web site. or call the office 752.5356

We need your Palms! Please bring your Palms from Palm Sunday and put in the basket in the back of the Church.

St. Jean Vianney Social Responsibility News Newspaper and White Paper Recycling Has Ended The green and red recycling bins that we have used since 1988 for our parish’s newspaper and white paper recycling program have been picked up, and we are no longer recycling here on the church property. You are encouraged to recycle your paper through your neighborhood curbside recycling bins. We appreciate the many years of recycling support many of you participated in to the benefit of our parish’s Social Responsibility Ministry.


1 Pt 1:3-9; Ps 111:1-2, 5-6, 9, 10c; Mk 10:17-27 Tuesday: 1 Pt 1:10-16; Ps 98:1-4; Mk 10:28-31 Wednesday: Jl 2:12-18; Ps 51:3-6ab, 12-14, 17; 2 Cor 5:20 — 6:2; Mt 6:1-6, 16-18 Thursday: Dt 30:15-20; Ps 1:1-4, 6; Lk 9:22-25 Friday: Is 58:1-9a; Ps 51:3-6ab, 18-19; Mt 9:14-15 Saturday: Is 58:9b-14; Ps 86:1-6; Lk 5:27-32 Sunday: Gn 2:7-9; 3:1-7; Ps 51:3-6, 12-13, 17; Rom 5:12-19 [12, 17-19]; Mt 4:1-11

DOING GOOD WORK Congratulations to Hunter Bergeron for being named as a AP Scholar.

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.

Also to Kyle Bankston and Nicholas Perrien for being name to the All-State Academics for sports.

VOCATION The Spirit of truth is within you. You are not alone. Reflect on how God is calling you at this time in your life. If God is calling you to a Church vocation, call Fr. Matt Dupre at 225.336.8778,

PARISH OFFICE CLOSED The Parish office will be closed Monday, March 3rd and Tuesday, March 4th for the Mardi Gras holiday.

FINANCIAL PEACE UNIVERSITY This isn't your typical "money class." It is practical, entertaining and fun! The class is based on more than 800 verses of Scripture and is a proven plan that will work to help you learn to manage your money and save. Come learn to live like no one else so you can Live Like No One Else. Follow the link below to register. class/248758

Go to to get your online copy of Stewardship Today, a monthly publication for parishioners to embrace the importance of stewardship in daily living.

March 9th BASEBALL TOURNAMENT St. Michael Baseball is hosting a youth baseball tournament on April 11-13. Ages 9U through 14U. Entry fee is $250/ team. Contact Vince Cannatelll ( or Tim Edens ( for more information.

SJV CALENDAR Monday, March 3 Parish Office Closed Preschool and School Out Tuesday, March 4 Parish Office Closed Preschool and School Out 7:00pm Adoration Wednesday, March 5 Ash Wednesday Preschool and School Out 7:00pm RCIA 7:00pm Choir Thursday, March 6 Preschool and School Out 6:00pm Refuge 6:30pm Bible Study 6:30pm KC Officer Mtg.

Friday, March 7 Preschool and School Out 5:30pm Lenten Dinner 6:00pm Stations of the Cross Saturday, March 8 1st Sunday in Lent Sunday, March 9 1st Sunday in Lent Spring Forward 9:30am Rite of Sending 2:00pm Rite of Election 4:00pm Youth Group 6:45pm High School Rel. Ed. Monday, March 10 6:00pm Elem./Jr. High Rel. Ed 6:00pm Confessions 7:00pm Catholic Daughters

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)

MASS INTENTIONS Monday, March 3 8:30am Joseph Casey Tuesday, March 4 6:15am Joseph Tran Wednesday, March 5 6:15am Molly Langlois 8:30am Bobby Landry Noon 6:30pm Betty Applin Thursday, March 6 6:15am Communion Service Friday, March 7 8:00am Emile Jacquin John Houston

Linda Bowler Saturday, March 8 4:00pm Tommy Sellers (Special Intention) Frank Turk, Jr, Louis Gebhart Emile Noto Herman Jacob Sunday, March 9 7:30am For Parishioners of SJV 9:30am Eldred & Mozelle Caillouet 11:30am Hollis Tate, Jr. 5:30pm Odette Labit

SANCTUARY LAMP (3/03/14-3/09/14) Joseph Francis Casey

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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March 2 2014 original