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Fourth Sunday of Easter Sunday, May 11, 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.

We congratulate the following parishioners who will receive the Sacrament of Confirmation on May13, 2014. We pray that the Spirit will assist them to be ever more Christ-like in their daily lives as they share God’s love with others.

Mason Becnel Collin Columbia Cole Cormier Nicole Daspit Joel DeRobertis Nicholas Ferrara Victoria Files Landon Flowers Andrew Fulton Morgan Gonzales Donna Greaber Olivia Guidry Whitney Hartmann Brandon Heap Aubrey Herndon Haley Hoffer Rachel Hoffpauir Renee Jaynes Alexa Landry Ashley Manno Sophie Matthews Jude McGehee Joseph Mock

Thomas Myers John Nguyen Tyler Pitre Chandler Poche Christopher Reid Jordon Reinholtz Connor Rouillier John Shea Estuardo Silva Ryan Smith Alex Stansbury Luke Stears Christian Sunseri Morgan Talley Kayla Telhiard Kate Thompson Paige Thompson Richard Weaver Amanda White Taylor Whitworth Daniel Wolf Hanna Woodard



Dear Friends, The month of May “feels” like it has come onto the scene all in a rush. I think it has to do with Easter being celebrated so late in the calendar. The time after Easter will extend into June this year, while May-time, with all its school cycle “endings” seem to come up on top of each other. Endings of the School year rush up into sight; closing exercises, graduations, all the comings and goings of this month which put a temporal ending on what is really a transition. Most people ending a school year or graduating will only go on to more school. I think we celebrate these endings so that we don’t give up hope. I was reminding the first graders this past week that while this school year will be ending soon they still have lots of years of school ahead. So, would you like to be back in the first grade again??? This week we celebrate the sacrament of Confirmation with Bishop Muench on May 13th. This is a sacrament of initiation into Catholic faith. I resist thinking of this time as an ending because it is a transition. A newly confirmed person transitions into life, now initiated into the Mysteries of the Catholic faith. This is the way of life deeply influenced by Jesus Christ through the Catholic Church with which we believe we are equipping the newly confirmed – along with the prayer that they will each have the desire and the courage to live such a life. That’s the one thing about having a desire—there has to be a choice that goes along with it. Desire is not enough. Choice is required. I recently met with Mr. Joseph Bass, a college student at St Joseph Seminary College, who will be doing his summer internship here at St. Jean Vianney. Joe is the son of Fr. Frank and Donna Bass. Fr. Frank is the pastor of St. Isidore the Farmer Parish in Baker, and Donna is a teacher at St Michael High School. Joe will begin here May 30th so look forward to meeting him. This weekend we welcome representatives from the Center in Batahola, Sonia Alivares Rivas, Nineth Larios Lopez and Rebekah Menning. Thank you to all who have been faithful in supporting our partnership with the Center in Nicaragua. Have a happy Easter week. Love,

With praise and thanksgiving to Almighty God, for you, the parishioners of St. Jean Vianney Catholic Church it gives me great joy to invite you to my ordination to the Sacred Order of Priesthood. Since my time spent with you, 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 31, 2014 at Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church on 2250 Main Street in Baton Rouge, LA, 70802. A reception will follow the Ordination at the Catholic Life Center on 1800 South Acadian Thruway, Baton Rouge, LA. Thanks, Deacon Josh Johnson

VBS Save the date!!!!!!! June 16-20, 8:30-12noon. SJV’s Summer Vacation Bible School, Weird Animals is the place where our participants will discover the Jesus’ love is one-of-a-kind.

Register at 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. Registration will be open until Sunday, May 25, 2014. Please register early to ensure enough supplies are purchased.

HAPPY MOTHER’S DAY A Mother’s Rose A mother trends to her children as the gardener to her rose

Parish Stewardship Summary Fiscal Year to Date July 1, 2013–May 4, 2014

Each one needs tender care, nurturing, attentions & love. A mother’s love for her child is like the sunshine and rain. Without these things, the rose will wither and fade But with abundance of these thing, each will thrive, grown and flower Thank you for nurturing your children and for being the best mother a child could ever ask for! Charis Retreat for Adults in Their 20s and 30s Who Do You Say I Am? The Jesus Retreat Two thousand years ago, Jesus put this question to his disciples: Who Do You Say I Am? Spend a day with others and consider your own. response to Jesus’ vital question. Listen to peers talk about faith, relationships, and where Jesus fits in as friend, healer, and role model. Have conversations in small groups, take time to reflect and pray, and connect with old friends or meet new ones. Join us at St. Jean Vianney on Saturday, June 7th. Cost is $25 per person or $20 each when you and a friend register together. The retreat is sponsored by the Baton Rouge Diocese Young Adult Ministry Office. For more information, visit or call Sr. Ily at 225.939.1339.


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Year to date Offertory



Weekly Offertory



The shepherd leads the sheep out into pastures of abundant life (John 10:1-10).

9:30am Sunday Choir: Providing support for the Assembly’s singing on Sundays of the year at 9:30am Mass. [Rehearsal on Wednesdays, 7:30pm. No audition or previous experience required.]

DOING GOOD WORK Congratulations Christopher Simoneaux for receiving the Greek Man of the Year Award, The Vice President excellence award and the Green S award at the annual Student Affairs Awards Convocation at Southeastern University.

Easter at St. Jean Vianney Easter Season Celebration of Confirmation – Tuesday, May 13th 7:00 PM

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

St. Jean Vianney Social Responsibility News Elizabeth Ministry Rosebuds Return Our Elizabeth Ministry Rosebud Program will return to Mary’s Chapel on May 4th and remain until the end of May. We are bringing it back in honor of Mary and Mother’s Day. 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.


Acts 11:1-18; Ps 42:2-3; 43:3, 4; Jn 10:11-18 Tuesday: Acts 11:19-26; Ps 87:1b-7; Jn 10:22-30 Wednesday: Acts 1:15-17, 20-26; Ps 113:1-8; Jn 15:9-17 Thursday: Acts 13:13-25; Ps 89:2-3, 21-22, 25, 27; Jn 13:16-20 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 6:1-7; Ps 33:1-2, 4-5, 18-19; 1 Pt 2:4-9; Jn 14:1-12 RCIC WAY OF THE CROSS

Friend of Batahola: Emoor “Sam” Bordelon, Jr. When our longtime parishioner, Sam Bordelon, died in January 2013 some knew that his love of God and ministry extended beyond our parish community. As we look forward to our annual visit this May from some of the staff of the Center of Batahola, our adopted mission in Nicaragua, it is fitting that we share with everyone Sam’s generosity upon his death. Sam left $20,000.00 in his estate to Friends of Batahola to continue their mission of teaching and empowerment to the adults and children of their community. What a true reflection of Sam’s compassion for humanity and his desire to assist women and children in need! And, what a fine example to us all!

ADORATION “NOT JUST ANOTHER MEETING” All are invited on Tuesdays to continue their worship and love of God at adoration. It is a visit, not a meeting. A visit of ‘love to love’. Bring whatever is in your heart and soul and leave it at the feet of the Lord for HE will be at yours. “Adoration for the Blessed Sacrament is the best time you will spend on earth”. -Mother Theresa Join us every Tuesday evening at 7:00pm for Eucharistic Adoration. Taking special time with our Lord is a great way to grow closer to Him.

VOCATION World Day of Prayer for Vocations-May11th Whose voice will you follow –the Good Shepherd’s or a stranger’s? Pray for a listening heart. If you think God is calling you, call Fr. Matt Dupre at 225.336.8778,

SJV CALENDAR Monday, May 12 6:30pm Catholic Daughters Mtg. Tuesday, May 13 7:00pm Confirmation 7:00pm CRHP Men Wednesday, May 14 Bulletin Articles due for May 24/25 6:30pm Financial Peace Univ. 7:00pm RCIA 7:30pm Choir Thursday, May 15 7:00pm 8th Grade Closing Ceremony

6:30pm Book of Matthew Friday, May 16 Saturday, May 17 5th Sunday of Easter Sign up for Habitat House Sunday, May 18 5th Sunday of Easter Sign up for Habitat House Boy Scouts to sale Jambalaya Dinners at morning Masses Monday, May 19

MASS INTENTIONS Monday, May 12 8:30am Brian Richoux Tuesday, May 13 6:15am Wednesday, May 14 6:15am Molly Langlois 8:30am Bobby Landry Thursday, May 15 6:15am Communion Service Friday, May 16 8:00am Emile Jacquin Jean Lassard

Ethan Rider Brain Richoux Saturday, May 17 4:00pm Andy Sceroler Emile Noto Wilber Patton Norris Hattier Easter Sunday, May 18 7:30am For Parishioners of SJV 9:30am Lucien Delouise 11:30am Henry Baker 5:30pm Don Grimes

SANCTUARY LAMP (5/12/14-5/18/14) Jerry Redden

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.

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