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LAGNIAPPE Thirty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time, November 11, 2012 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

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 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.

THE GIVING TREE We can prepare for the Advent season by sharing our gifts with others. Next week, November 17th & 18th, we will place in church our Giving Tree. Each family wishing to participate is asked to take an ornament from the tree and prepare their gifts for the person described. It is important that everyone return the gifts by December 9th. Some of the ornaments on the giving tree are for people in our community who face Christmas without adequate funds. Please purchase one of the suggested items listed on the ornament, put in a gift bag, and attach the ornament to the bag. Please do not put cash in your gifts. Bring your gifts to church no later than December 9th. Some ornaments will ask that you pray for those in our parish who are ill or lonely, or that you call a homebound person and arrange a visit or mail a Christmas card to that person. If you do this, please try to find time to do so all year, not just at Christmas. Some ornaments will ask for prayers for those preparing to receive the sacraments. Please pray for that person during this season. By giving of yourself you will bring the true spirit of Christmas to many. This opportunity is sponsored by our parish Social Responsibility Ministry.

STEWARDSHIP OF PRAYER In Prayer, We Learn the Will of God This week, we begin the Stewardship of Prayer phase of our Total Stewardship program. You’ll soon receive an introductory brochure regarding this foundational aspect of healthy spiritual stewardship. Continued inside bulletin….

LIFE TOGETHER Dear Friends, This weekend, is our Fall Fishing With Mom and Dad Outing at Waddill Wildlife Refugee. Over the past several years we’ve had this outing there with happy faces. I’m hoping for the same, weather permitting and fish biting. Thanks to Community Life Commission for this effort. This weekend, we welcome Fr. Philip Chircop at all the Masses. He will introduce the upcoming Parish Mission Unwrapping the Gift of Faith. For one year, beginning last month through next November, the Church will celebrate a Year of Faith, coinciding with the 50th Anniversary of the opening of the Second Vatican Council. During the Parish Mission, Fr. Philip will explore simple concrete tools and practices that can help us, pilgrims on the way, unwrap the great gift of Faith. Making a retreat yearly is a fruitful spiritual practice and Fr. Philip is quite gifted as a director. He will begin at 7:00pm Monday -Wednesday, November 12th-14th. He will repeat the evening session in the morning Monday-Wednesday at 9:15am. The GIVING TREE is coming soon. You will be able to provide a gift for someone who is serviced by one of the organizations we are supporting. I am truly amazed at the variety of ways our parish is generous to others all through the year. Thank you. The Capital Campaign continues to move forward. To the many who have returned your letters of intent with your decision, I am very grateful. Prayers and pledges move us forward. You noticed the large thermometer which was put on the Church and School grounds. This gives you a little visual of where we are at. This point we have close to $1.8million in pledges and nearly $500,000 in cash. The Campaign Committee continues to work to make sure that those who have been contacted return their letters of intent; and those who have not yet been contacted are. This is a community wide effort and when we are successful it will be because as many as possible have contributed their prayers and pledges to this effort. Looking around the campus, this is how everything we have and call our own came to be. Thanksgiving Day provides us a chance to give thanks at Eucharist. I hope you will join us at 8:30am for Mass and the annual blessing of bread and wine. Hope to see you then.

I hope this week brings you consolation and joy. Love,

BAPTISMS We welcome the following children to our parish family through the Sacrament of Baptism:

 Samuel Vincent Noto son of Henry and Jene’ Noto.  Alyssa Grace and Reagan Hope Oubre twin daughters of Christopher and Tanya Oubre.

SJV CATHOLIC DAUGHTERS ANNUAL CHRISTMAS POINSETTIA SALE Catholic Daughters will be taking orders for beautiful Christmas poinsettias until Tuesday, November 20th. These make wonderful Christmas gifts or great decorations for your home. Orders for memorial donations will also be taken and the plants used to decorate the church. We are also offering poinsettias as a Tribute to our Troops again this year. They will be used to decorate the church for Christmas as well and the names of the servicemen and women will be listed in the bulletin. Order forms are available in the pamphlet display in the back of church or on the SJV website. Pick-up will be Saturday, Dec. 1st from 3:00 to 5:30. If you have any questions or would like an order form emailed to you, please call Caroline @ 315.0511 or email or Camille @ 281.8111 or email Thanks for your support of Catholic Daughters.

PARISH MISSION November 12-14, 2012


UNWRAPPING THE GIFT OF FAITH: DAILY DWELLING IN POSSIBILITY Between October, 2012 and November, 2013 the Catholic Church will be celebrating The Year of Faith, coinciding with the 50th anniversary of the opening of the Second Vatican Council and the 20th anniversary of the promulgation of the Catechism of the Catholic Church. During the upcoming parish retreat we will explore simple and concrete tools and practices that can help us, pilgrims on the way, to unwrap the precious gift of faith. Our hope is that we become creative artists of the Good News in a seemingly “bad news” world.

continued from cover Please join us in prayer, and reflect on what it means to pray even more regularly in the year ahead. We encourage you to read through and think carefully about the information you receive. We look ahead, knowing that a praying parish is blessed with a measure of God’s understanding. In prayer, we learn of the will of God. Parish Stewardship Summary Fiscal Year to Date July 1, 2012 to November 4, 2012

SAVE THE DATE Christ Renews His Parish Women’s Retreat February 23-24, 2013


Amt. Rec’d

Year to date Offertory



Weekly Offertory



Adult Formation Core Team: Assists pastor in developing and offering yearly focus of on going religious of formation for adults in the parish. [Periodic meetings, Sundays 12:30-2:00pm.]

St. Jean Vianney Men’s Club 6th Annual Christmas Dance (membership is not required to attend) Father Engels Hall Saturday, December 15, 2012 7 pm—12 am $50 per person Dressy Casual Attire Live Music Heavy hors d’oeuvres Assortment of Beer, Wine, and Setups Included For tickets contact: Jeff Brown 937-7806 or Ted Magee 756-5519

ST. JEAN VIANNEY TOTE BAGS 14" x 16" with sturdy handles and zipper closure for carrying loads of anything! Great for kids' carrying PE clothes, Moms groceries, Dads anything Mom says to carry! Show your pride in SJV! Bags are only $6 each or 2 for $10! Look for them at the Parish Office for sale! All proceeds benefit the SJV Capital Campaign!

SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY NEWS Together Baton Rouge Upcoming Events Please mark your calendars for the following Together Baton Rouge sponsored events coming up during November. Last year you may recall that there was a problem with the operations at the Gilbert Memorial Cemetery in north Baton Rouge. TBR has been working on this project for almost a year and the transfer of receivership to new management will take place soon. There will be a community clean-up at Gilbert Park Memorial Cemetery on Saturday, November 19th, starting at 8:00 a.m. This is a great family or small group service project as well as a good opportunity for student service hours. Also, coming up on Tuesday, November 27th at 6:30pm at St. Mary’s Baptist Church there will be a gathering of family and friends of individuals who are in prison. This is a new TBR outreach in our community that is much needed. You may find out more information about either of these events by emailing

Catholic Campaign for Human Development Collection date: November 24/25 In a couple of weeks our parish will participate in a nationwide effort to fight the cycle of poverty in America. The Catholic Campaign for Human Development was founded to fight the cycle of poverty in America by funding organizations that help individuals help themselves. With the tradition of improving education, housing situations, and economic development, CCHD continues to make a positive impact in communities nationwide. You can help participate in this tradition by supporting CCHD through your prayers and financial gift. We will offer a 2nd collection at all of the Masses the weekend of November 24th & 25th.

Youth Ministry Update High School - Sundays 6:45-8:30pm November 25th

DOING GOOD WORK Congratulations to Andrew Bordelon who recently received his Eagle Scout award. For his project, Andrew constructed two of the benches that are on our grounds for your enjoyment. Thanks, Andrew; we are proud of you. Congratulations to the following Catholic High students who are our parishioners. They received Highest Honors at their recent Academic Convocation: Brandon Heap and Daniel Wolf. Congratulations also to Morgan Root awarded Cum Laude, the National Latin exam.

FREE ADOPTION MATTERS SESSION Are you or someone you know considering adoption and not sure where to start? Attend Catholic Charities’ FREE Adoption Matters session and hear Catholic Charities experienced adoption staff explain the journey toward successful adoption and building happy families. It’s set for Thursday, November 15, noon until 1:00pm at 1900 S. Acadian Thruway, Baton Rouge, LA. Register at or call 225.336.8708.

2013 – 25th & 50th Wedding Anniversary Celebration Sunday, February 24, 2013, at 3:00 p.m. Sacred Heart of Jesus Church (2250 Main Street, Baton Rouge 70802) Bishop Robert W. Muench, Celebrant of the Mass, honoring couples on their 25th, 50th, and 65th or greater wedding anniversary. The families of the honored couples are also invited to attend the liturgy and the Reception afterward in the Sacred Heart School Gym. Couples should contact their parish office and let them know they wish to attend.

READINGS FOR THE WEEK Monday: Tuesday: Wednesday: Thursday: Friday: Saturday: Sunday:

Ti 1:1-9; Lk 17:1-6 Ti 2:1-8, 11-14; Lk 17:7-10 Ti 3:1-7; Lk 17:11-19 Phlm 7-20; Lk 17:20-25 2 Jn 4-9; Lk 17:26-37 3 Jn 5-8; Lk 18:1-8 Dn 12:1-3; Ps 16; Heb 10:11-14, 18; Mk 13:24-32

SJV CALENDAR Monday, November 12 6:00pm Parish Mission Tuesday, November 13 Bulletin Articles Due for Nov. 24th & 25th 6:00pm Parish Mission Wednesday, November 14 6:00pm Parish Mission Thursday, November 15 Preschool Out Friday, November 16 Preschool Out

Saturday, November 17 33rd Sunday of Ordinary Time Giving Teen in Church Sunday, November 18 33rd Sunday of Ordinary Time 9:30am Children Church 6:45pm High Religious Ed. Monday, November 19 Preschool and School out

MASS INTENTIONS Monday, November 12 8:30am Darrel Ledoux Tuesday, November 13 6:15am Don Barnes Wednesday, November 14 6:15am Molly Langlois 8:30am Charles Trascher, III Thursday, November 15 6:15am Communion Service Friday, November 16 8:00am Emile Jacquin Jean Lassard

Saturday, November 17 4:00pm Cathy Head Claudine Polito Pablo Rangel Ron Henzen Josephine D’ Cruz Sunday, November 18 7:30am For Parishioners of SJV 9:30am Earline Savage 11:30am Jerry McKernan 5:30pm Catherine Louviere

SANCTUARY LAMP 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)

(11/12–17/2012) Catherine Head

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.