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…

Bits & Pieces – January 20, 2017

Bits & Pieces January 20, 2017 Annual Week for Christian Unity   Rest in Peace! Please pray for Tim Pawloski, 35, son of Joe and Nancy. Funeral services were conducted last week.   National Day of Prayer Healing Our Nation Novena, Part 2: Please feel welcome to join us in prayer on Friday, January 20…

Bits & Pieces – January 5, 2017

Bits & Pieces January 5, 2017 Feast of St. John Neuman (no, not Alfred E.)     Rest in Peace! Please pray for parishioner Marvin Limbeck, age 93. Funeral Mass will be Friday January 6 at 10:30 a.m. here at SSM.   Eucharistic Exposition Tomorrow—First Friday The Blessed Sacrament devotion will be held from about…

Bits & Pieces – December 30, 2016

Bits & Pieces December 30, 2016   New Year’s Day this year is celebrated in the liturgy as the Feast  of the Solemnity of Mary under her title as “Mother.” The Feast of the Epiphany this year is January 8. So it is still Christmas season in the Church!   This Week-End’s Mass Schedule NO…

Bits & Pieces – December 16, 2016

Bits & Pieces December 16, 2016     RECONCILIATION Thursday, December 15, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. Friday, December 16, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. Saturday, December 17, 3:30 – 4:45 p.m. Saturday, December 17, 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, December 20, 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, December 21, 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Thursday, December 22,…