LAGNIAPPE Thirty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time, November 6, 2011 16166 S. Harrell’s Ferry Road 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
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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 Mrs. Linda Tate Mrs. Amie Williams Mrs. Dana Sunseri
753.7950 753.7965 www.stjeanvianney.org firstname.lastname@example.org
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
An SJV tradition in memory of Claire Goudeau Sunday, November 13th 7:30 – 11:30 a.m. in Fr. Engel’s Hall
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 email@example.com 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.
Tickets are $5.00 and include sausage, milk, juice, coffee, and All-you-can-eat pancakes Tickets can be purchased after Mass or at any of the campus offices (school, parish, preschool). Thank you for your support of this wonderful fund-raising tradition.
LIFE TOGETHER Dear Friends, Welcome to November with big doings. This is the weekend of the Diocesan 50th Anniversary Mass at the River Center 3:00pm. Even if you didn’t get a ticket before hand you can still come to the River Center and be a part of this. There will be many parishioners there joining people from across the diocese. Remember, because of the 50th Anniversary Mass, no 5:30pm this week only.
national council will offer $11,500. Our parish Social Responsibility will offer $4000 which leaves $4,500 plus tax for the parish. So I will ask you in the near future to consider giving to this effort. I think its important and it will bear good fruit.
We are also beginning our of Parish Mission, so welcome this weekend Fr. RB Williams. Fr. RB is a uniquely talented man full of stories and insights into how we can grow in holiness day by day. I’ve known him for many years and I think he will do an excellent job inspiring you. Try to make some if not all of the Parish Mission. You won’t be disappointed, you will discover that the fruitfulness of this effort will be displayed long into the new year.
Each year the US Bishop’s Catholic Campaign for Human Development offers us an opportunity to support this national effort to assist people in poverty by giving them a hand-up. Watch for information about this national campaign.
Thanks to all who worked so hard on both the Gator Fest and the Parish Family Fest. I thank especially the members of the parish Community Life Commission for their collaborative work with the Knights of Columbus, Catholic Daughters of America, Men’s Club and Christ Renews His Parish Men’s Retreat Team. The parish and I are grateful.
Pancakes for Claire is coming, Sunday morning November 13th!
Have yourself a good November week. Love,
Thank you to everyone who made the Christ Renews his parish women’s retreat a wonderful success!
Next weekend, we will welcome Abbot Justin Brown from St. Joseph Abbey who will speak about the work of the Benedictines at Covington, and their unique contribution to our diocese. Its our turn to offer them support. November brings a month of special focus on Social Responsibility efforts within the parish and Diocese of Baton Rouge. Our parish is joining with the Knights of Columbus in attempting to purchase a mobile ultra-sound machine to be used in a mobile unit which seeks to counsel women against having an abortion. Recently St. George and Our Lady of Mercy have both given to purchase ultra sound machines for Caring To Love Ministries and St. Patrick has given a machine to Family Resource in Walker, La. Why do this? Clinical statistics show that 83 % of women at pro-life clinics decide to carry their baby to term after seeing their image of their living child by way of ultra-sound machines. A new ultrasound machine costs $25,000. The Knights of Columbus national office has been in the fore front of this cause for many years and will offer help in this effort. The pro life clinic has $5,000 and the KC
St. Jean Vianney Parish will hold its first annual Pirate Party on Saturday, Nov. 12th, from 9-11am in Fr. Engels Hall. There will be fun, games, and a treasure hunt for boys between the ages of three and eight, and their favorite grownup. The $15 registration fee for the boys (grownups attend for free) will help to cover the cost of the day’s activities. Volunteers are also needed to help with the event. To register, or to sign up to volunteer, please visit the church or school website, or contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
SJV CATHOLIC DAUGHTERS ANNUAL CHRISTMAS POINSETTIA SALE Catholic Daughters will be taking orders for beautiful Christmas poinsettias until Monday, November 21st. 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 and the names of the servicemen will be listed in the bulletin. Order forms are available in the back of church or on the SJV website. Pick-up will be Saturday, Dec. 3rd from 3:00 to 5:30. If you have any questions or would like an order form emailed to you, please call Caroline @ 272-7137 or e-mail email@example.com. Thanks for your support of the Catholic Daughters.
A CALL TO THE SERVANTS OF GOD: Renewed In The Spirit The Our Father and Other Meditations As our parish begins the Stewardship of Prayer portion of our annual Total Stewardship program, we invite you to think about your own participation. You may be among the many who pray regularly, using the celebrated meditations shared by generations of faithful Catholic parishioners. For example, you may pray the Lord’s model prayer, the Our Father. From the time of the Apostles, followers of Christ the world over have repeated this influential prayer. You may also pray the Daily Rosary and offer Novena prayers. These intentions are vital connections to our Catholic heritage, and they help frame our commitments to pray faithfully today. Please join others in prayer. Parish Stewardship Summary Fiscal Year to Date July1, 2011 to October 30, 2011 Goal
Year to date Offertory
Bishop Ott Shelter Meals Cook: Preparation of meals for Bishop Ott Men’s Shelter, 1st Tuesday of each month; and Women and Children’s Shelter on 3rd Wednesday of each month. [Rotating teams.]
READINGS FOR THE WEEK ST JEAN VIANNEY PRESCHOOL is collecting coats for the 23rd annual Pat’s Coats for kids New & used coats as well as monetary donations may be brought to the office. $20.00 buys a new coat.
NEW EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS Anyone who signed up to be a Eucharistic minister and missed the training and still would like to participate, please come to the training on Saturday, November 12th at 9:00am in the church.
Monday: Wis 1:1-7; Lk 17:1-6 Tuesday: Wis 2:23 — 3:9; Lk 17:7-10 Wednesday: Ez 47:1-2, 8-9, 12; Ps 46; 1 Cor 3:9c-11, 16-17; Jn 2:13-22 Thursday: Wis 7:22b — 8:1; Lk 17:20-25 Friday: Wis 13:1-9; Lk 17:26-37 Saturday: Wis 18:14-16; 19:6-9; Lk 18:1-8 Sunday: Prv 31:10-13, 19-20, 30-31; Ps 128; 1 Thes 5:1-6; Mt 25:14-30 [14-15, 19-21]
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.
COME AND SEE WEEKEND
Your Support is Important to Us
November 11-13, 2011 St. Joseph Seminary College Covington, Louisiana
The Bishop’s Annual Appeal is underway for 2011 with the theme “Knock and the Door will Be Opened”. Thank you to everyone who has made or will be making a commitment of financial and prayerful support to the years Bishop’s Annual Appeal.
Spend a weekend with the seminarians. See what day to day life is like at the seminary. The program is designed for Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors in High School and College-Age Men who are interested in the priesthood and who would like to find out more about seminary life. There is no charge for the weekend.
Please remember, the Bishop’s Annual Appeal provides us with the evidence of the power of our shared faith through our collective giving. And this appeal has been instrumental in the unprecedented growth of good works that have taken place in our Diocese over the last twenty-five years. Your support this year is and will be greatly appreciated.
For more information contact: Fr. Matt Lorrain Vocations Director 225.336.8778 www.diobr.org/vocations
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. PARENT’S NIGHT OUT Parents with special needs children are invited to have a worry-free night out, while their children enjoy pizza, fun activities and friendship. Adult and youth volunteers will care for children with special needs and their siblings to create a fun night for them. A medical professional will be available to assist children with their special needs. Parents’ Night Out will be held on the Fridays listed below from 6:30 – 9:30 PM in Fr. Engels Hall at St. Jean Vianney. We serve children ages 2 – 12 and a five-dollar donation per family is suggested. Please contact Kristen Thompson at 756-9231 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or to register for one of the following dates: 11-Nov-2011 2-Dec-2011 6-Jan-2012 3-Feb-2012 2-Mar-2012* 27-Apr-2012 1-June-2012 6-July-2012 *Multi-purpose room.
DOING GOOD WORK Congratulations to parishioner, Jill Banker, recently named one of the top 1000 nurses in the state of Louisiana.
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 TIMES ANYWHERE IN THE UNITED STATES If you are traveling, there is a website to get the name of a church and mass times— www.masstimes.org
BASS PLAYER NEEDED We need a bass player for the 5:30 pm Mass. Rehearsals are once a month on Thursdays and before Mass. Please call Karen, 246.8349.
Youth Ministry SJV Youth Ministry will be hosting four evenings of faith sharing surrounding the new translation of the Roman Missal for the whole parish (youth and adults) during the next few Sunday evenings from 6:45-8:30pm in Fr. Engels Hall. November 13th - New Words, Same Mass. This session ties together the first two sessions and unpacks the specifics of the new Roman Missal and what will be changing in the Mass.
November 20th - MASSive Transformation. This final session empowers the young people and adults to fully, consciously, and actively participate in the celebration of Mass.
SJV CALENDAR Monday, November 7 7:00pm Parish Mission Tuesday, November 8 7:00pm Parish Mission Wednesday, November 9 Bulletin Article Due for Nov. 19th & 20th 7:00pm Parish Mission 7:00pm RCIA Thursday, November 10 6:30pm K C Mtg Friday, November 11 6:30pm Parent’s Night Out Saturday, November 12 33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time
Baptism Weekend Mother/Son Pirate Party 9:00am Eucharist Minister Sunday, November 13 33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time Baptism Weekend 6:45pm High School Religious Ed. Monday, November 14 6:00pm Elem./Jr. High Religious Ed. 7:00pm Catholic Daughters Mtg.
MASS INTENTIONS Monday, November 7 8:30am Darrell Ledoux Tuesday, November 8 6:15am Edward Wartelle Wednesday, November 9 6:15am Molly Langlois 8:30am All Souls Thursday, November 10 6:15am Communion Service Friday, November 11 8:30am Lee Bartholomae Jean Lassard Emile Jacquin All Souls
Saturday, November 12 4:00pm Keith Landry John Valentine Edward Wartelle Ruth Allen All Souls Alvin Valentine Sunday, November 13 7:30am For Parishioners of SJV 9:30am Viry Fontenot 11:30am Marin Hy 5:30pm Ann Weaver
SANCTUARY LAMP (11/7–13/11) Mr. & Mrs. Abel Pelaez
DOUBLE NICKELS Double Nickels will be going to Sno’s on November 16th for a Thanksgiving luncheon. Please call Libby Pate at 273.6880 to RSVP. You must RSVP to attend. Please meet in the church parking lot at 11:00am for car pool.
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.