Bits & Pieces – May 19, 2017

Bits & Pieces Final Issue M ay 19, 2017   When I began writing this weekly communication several years ago, I had no idea how well it would be received.  I can’t remember how long it has been since we began this effort. You’ve been very complimentary over the years.  I hope Fr. Belt will…

Bits & Pieces – May 12, 2017

Bits & Pieces May 13, 2017   Happy Mothers’ Day! Feast of Our Lady of Fatima     Our Lady of Fatima International Statue On the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the apparitions at Fatima in 1917, the renowned international statue of our Lady of Fatima is coming to various parishes   in the United…

Bits & Pieces – May 5, 2017

Bits & Pieces May 5, 2017     Rosary Prayed before  10:30 and 12:00 & 6:00 Masses this week-end-World Day of Prayer for Vocations.   Parish Festival Planning Dn. Ernie would like to meet with anyone interested in volunteering or heading up an area of activity. May 16, 7:00 p.m. in the GPC. Many hands…

Bits & Pieces – April 28. 2017

Bits & Pieces April 28, 2017   “Woman of the Year”, Urban Council of Catholic Women I am happy to announce that JUDY KIRST has been selected to represent our parish for the annual  awards luncheon to be held next Thursday, May 4 at Christ the King Parish Hall. Judy is a real “go to”…

Bits & Pieces – April 21, 2017

Bits & Pieces April 21, 2017 Octave of Easter     Catholic/Lutheran Prayer Service Archbishop Lucas invites you to join him at a prayer service for Christian Unity at St. Cecilia Cathedral on Monday, May 1 at 7:00 p.m. This service is part of our local commemoration of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation. Lutheran…

Bits & Pieces – March 17, 2017

Bits & Pieces Happy St. Patrick’s Day! March 17, 2017   Confirmation Commitment & Blessing This is an annual tradition here at SSM. This week-end, at each of our Masses, there will be a parish commitment for our Confirmation students. We are but 6 – 7 weeks away from celebrating the sacrament of Confirmation with…

Bits & Pieces – March 9, 2017

Bits & Pieces March 9, 2017   Daylight Savings Change This Week-end! “Spring Forward, Fall Back”   FIRST COMMUNION FAMILIES: BE SURE TO SET YOUR CLOCKS CORRECTLY SATURDAY NIGHT!   To All Coming to Mass This Week-end: Several of our regular Sunday Masses will be celebrated in the gymnasium so that we can accommodate three…

Bits & Pieces – February 25, 2017

Bits & Pieces February 25, 2017   ASH WEDNESDAY THIS WEEK, March 1 Masses are at 6:30 a.m., 8:15 a.m. (with school), 12:00 noon, 4:00 p.m., 5:30 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. Soup Supper available after the last three Masses.   FASTING AND ABSTINENCE Ash Wednesday is a day of fast and abstinence from meet. All…

Bits & Pieces – February 17, 2017

Bits & Pieces February 17 Rest in Peace Parishioner Theresa Bellus (75), wife of John (Jack) Bellus. Funeral Mass Monday at 10:30 a.m. Vigil Service Sunday at 4:00 p.m. here at SSM, preceded by visitation from 2:30-4:00 p.m. John A. Gentleman in charge of arrangements. Jack O’Brien, father-in-law of staff member Tom Marble, father of…

Bits & Pieces – January 27, 2017

Bits & Pieces Supplement January 28, 2017   REST IN PEACE! Dale Fusselman, age 72.  Services Sunday at Braman’s at 4:00 p.m. Burial in Iowa. Michael Peters, Funeral Mass Monday, 10:30 a.m. at St. Wenceslaus. Michael is the son of former SSM school principal Dr. David & Nancy Peters. There will be a visitation Sunday…