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Blessed Sacrament                                                                             34 Sunday in Ordinary Time—Christ the King
Toledo, Ohio                                                                                                           November 23, 2008

LITURGICAL CALENDAR                                                             LITURGICAL MINISTERS FOR NEXT WEEK
MONDAY, November 24, Andrew Dung-Lac, priest, martyr,                           SATURDAY, November 29, 4 p.m.
and his companions, martyrs                                                     Mass Coordinator: Andy Carr
Revelation 14:1-3, 4b-5; Psalm 24:1b-4b, 5-6; Luke 21:1-4                       Usher Team 1: Ed Fischer, Al Jurowski, Dick Langenderfer,
7:45 a.m.             Edward Mominee                                            Bob Carey, Dan Peiffer, Frank David, Dick Lloyd, Bob Mueller,
TUESDAY, November 25, Catherine of Alexandria, virgin,                          Kathy Keune, Willard Keune, Joe Gercak, George Ritter
                                                                                Lectors: Cindi Ruff, Bev Bingle
martyr
Revelation 14:14-19; Psalm96:10-13; Luke 21:5-11                                Eucharistic Minister Team 9: Karen Declercq, Julie Butler, Jean
8:45 a.m.             for the nation                                            King, Pat Fields, Tim Powers, Diane Wlodarski
5:30 p.m.             John Hagan                                                Servers: Bernadette McCarthy, Gabrielle McCarthy, Kathleen
                                                                                McCarthy
WEDNESDAY, November 26
Revelation 15:1-4; Psalm 98:1-3b, 7-9; Luke 21:12-19                            SUNDAY, November 30, 9 a.m.
7:45 a.m.             Bob Genzman (anniversary)                                 Coordinator: Frank Doniere
7 p.m.                Community Thanksgiving Service (not Mass)                 Usher Team 4: Fred Fry, Bill Scroggins, Walt Armstrong, George
                                                                                Murnen, Todd Marciniak, Bob Marciniak, Bill Noltner
THURSDAY, November 27                                                           Lectors: Mary Janet Myers, Sr. Mary Ann Culpert
Sirach 50:22-24; Psalm 138:1-5; 12 Corinthians 1:3-9; Luke 17:11-19             Eucharistic Minister Team 8: Patty Skinner, Walter Zale, Joan
9 a.m.                for the nation                                            Zale, Bernice Badhorn, Therese Cherry, Mike Cherry, Lori Sanor
                                                                                Servers: Meagan Maxson, Angela Michael, Ian Michalak
FRIDAY, November 28
Revelation 20:1-4, 11 -21:2; Psalm 84:3-6a, 8a; Luke 21:29-33                   SUNDAY, November 30, 11 a.m.
7:45 a.m.             Edward Kelly                                              Coordinator: Donna O’Connell/Bill McCartney
                      Harvey Diehl                                              Usher Team 3: Matt Yeager, Steve Pierson, Betty Pierson, Man-
SATURDAY, November 29                                                           dy Pierson, Jo Fanelly, Mark Majewski, Jim Madden
Revelation 22:1-7; Psalm 95:1-7b; Luke 21:34-36                                 Lectors: Utz McMahon, Pat Fields
                                                                                Eucharistic Minister Team 7: Joyce Meyer, Lynn Davis, Frank
Vigil of First Sunday of Advent, Year B                                         Doniere, Lou Schneider, Lin League, Duane Hoschak, Louise
4 p.m.            for the parish                                                Hoschak
                                                                                Servers: Caitlyn Miller, Jack Nachtrab, Kevin O’Donnell
SUNDAY, November 30, First Sunday of Advent
Isaiah 63:16b-17, 19b, 64:2-7; Psalm 80:2-3, 15-16, 18-19; 1 Corinthians 1:3-   SUNDAY, November 30, 5 p.m.
9; Mark 13:33-37                                                                Coordinator: Chris & Tom Vollmer
9 a.m.                for the parish                                            Usher Team: Jon Hankenhof, Clark Yeager, Kelly McHugh,
11 a.m.               for the parish                                            Sean Sullivan
5 p.m.                for the parish                                            Lectors: Emilio Ramirez, Jordan Bedell
                                                                                Eucharistic Ministers: Chris Vollmer, Abby Wlodarski, Jessie
Parish/School Cookbook. Student Council is putting together a                   Kusina
parish/school cookbook, proceeds to benefit our school technology               Servers: Ben Njaim, Melanie Njaim, Samantha Peatee
program, including Smartboards and projectors. Please join us by                Weekday Servers:
submitting your best recipes, using the insert in today's bulletin. Feel        Monday, December 1, 7:45 a.m.—D’Angelo Ramirez, Liam Rog-
free to make copies if you would like to submit more than one. We                  ers, Sam Rogers; Nadia Guitierrez, Joshua Lykans
need these returned by Thanksgiving Weekend. Return them to                     Tuesday, December 2, 5:30 p.m.—Jordan Rutan, Felicia Sartor,
church in an envelope marked "Cookbook" or bring them to the                       Hanna Shortridge; Katelynn Rutan
school. We are targeting availability of the cookbooks in time for              Thursday, December 4, 7:45 a.m.—Hayden Smith, Sean Sullivan;
Mother's Day. Be sure to place your orders ahead of time. Watch for                Jeffery Hardy
more information. Any questions may be directed toeither Mrs. Ka-               Friday, December 5, 7:45 a.m.—Ben Sullivan, Kelsey Sullivan,
cie Traver or Mrs. Emily Maciejewski, Student Council Advisors.                    Katie Szaroleta
Bereavement Support Group meets twice a month, the 2nd Tuesday                  Sacristy Cleaners: Friday, Friday, November 28—Team 2:
from 6:30 to 8 p.m. and the 4th Thursday from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.               Clint Longenecker, Rita Longenecker, Evelyn Shordt, Elaine
at Christ the King Parish Center Meeting Room. Do you feel, as you                Allen, Ginny Seward, Molly LeBlanc, Rosemary Roesner
travel through your grief, you need someone to talk to, or are you
looking for a support group for help? Call our Blessed Sacrament                Retirement Fund for Religious. December 13-14 marks the week-
contact person, Pat Hendricks, 474-4356.                                        end for parishes throughout the US to collect for the retired women
                                                                                and men religious. Today, the majority of women and men religious
Infant Baptisms. The next preparation session for parents of infants            are past age 60; a significant number are past age 80. Many institutes
(ages 0-6) to be baptized is Monday, December 8, 7:30 p.m., O’Toole             simply do not have the resources to meet the dramatically escalating
Room. Please call the parish office to register.                                costs of care for their elderly. Last year our Diocesan collection to-
                                                                                taled $184,252, and communities with motherhouses or provincial
Bulletin deadline: E-mail your notice to urbanhermit@catholicweb                centers here received $385,864 from the national fund. Your support
.com by Tuesday noon. Your notice will be included on a first-come,             of this endeavor is vital.
first-served basis. If your group needs more space, you may bring an
insert to the narthex by noon Saturday; call the Parish Office before-          St. Louis Soup Kitchen. Blessed Sacrament has a longstanding
hand to determine how many copies you will need to supply.                      commitment to staff the St. Louis Soup Kitchen on the first Wednes-
                                                                                day of each month from around 9 a.m. to about 2. If anyone is inter-
     View our bulletin online at www.blessedsacramenttoledo.com                 ested in helping, contact Gary Rashleigh, 885-4240.
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Blessed Sacrament                                                                                   34 Sunday in Ordinary Time—Christ the King
Toledo, Ohio                                                                                                                 November 23, 2008


This Week’s Word                                                              Next Week’s Word for November 30, First Sunday of Advent
Reading 1—Ezekiel 34:11-12, 15-17                                             Reading 1—Isaiah 63:16b-17, 19b; 64:2-7
Thus says the Lord GOD: I myself will look after and tend my                  You, LORD, are our father, our redeemer you are named forever.
sheep. As a shepherd tends his flock when he finds himself among              Why do you let us wander, O LORD, from your ways, and harden
his scattered sheep, so will I tend my sheep. I will rescue them from         our hearts so that we fear you not? Return for the sake of your ser-
every place where they were scattered when it was cloudy and dark.            vants, the tribes of your heritage. Oh, that you would rend the hea-
I myself will pasture my sheep; I myself will give them rest, says the        vens and come down, with the mountains quaking before you, while
Lord GOD. The lost I will seek out, the strayed I will bring back, the        you wrought awesome deeds we could not hope for, such as they had
injured I will bind up, the sick I will heal, but the sleek and the strong    not heard of from of old. No ear has ever heard, no eye ever seen, any
I will destroy, shepherding them rightly. As for you, my sheep, says          God but you doing such deeds for those who wait for him. Would
the Lord GOD, I will judge between one sheep and another, between             that you might meet us doing right, that we were mindful of you in
rams and goats.                                                               our ways! Behold, you are angry, and we are sinful; all of us have
                                                                              become like unclean people, all our good deeds are like polluted rags;
Responsorial Psalm—Psalm 23:1-2, 2-3, 5-6                                     we have all withered like leaves, and our guilt carries us away like
R. The Lord is my shepherd; there is nothing I shall want. The
                                                                              the wind. There is none who calls upon your name, who rouses him-
LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want. In verdant pastures he gives
                                                                              self to cling to you; for you have hidden your face from us and have
me repose. R. The Lord is my shepherd; there is nothing I shall
                                                                              delivered us up to our guilt. Yet, O LORD, you are our father; we are
want. Beside restful waters he leads me; he refreshes my soul. He
                                                                              the clay and you the potter: we are all the work of your hands.
guides me in right paths for his name's sake. R. The Lord is my
shepherd; there is nothing I shall want. You spread the table before          Responsorial Psalm—Psalm 80:2-3, 15-16, 18-19
me in the sight of my foes; you anoint my head with oil; my cup               R. Lord, make us turn to you; let us see your face and we shall be
overflows. R. The Lord is my shepherd; there is nothing I shall               saved. O shepherd of Israel, hearken, from your throne upon the
want. Only goodness and kindness follow me all the days of my life;           cherubim, shine forth. Rouse your power, and come to save us.
and I shall dwell in the house of the LORD for years to come. R. The          R. Lord, make us turn to you; let us see your face and we shall be
Lord is my shepherd; there is nothing I shall want.                           saved. Once again, O LORD of hosts, look down from heaven, and
                                                                              see; take care of this vine, and protect what your right hand has
Reading II—1 Corinthians 15:20-26, 28                                         planted the son of man whom you yourself made strong.
Brothers and sisters: Christ has been raised from the dead, the
                                                                              R. Lord, make us turn to you; let us see your face and we shall be
firstfruits of those who have fallen asleep. For since death came
                                                                              saved. May your help be with the man of your right hand, with the
through man, the resurrection of the dead came also through man. For
                                                                              son of man whom you yourself made strong. Then we will no more
just as in Adam all die, so too in Christ shall all be brought to life, but
                                                                              withdraw from you; give us new life, and we will call upon your
each one in proper order: Christ the firstfruits; then, at his coming,
                                                                              name. R. Lord, make us turn to you; let us see your face and we
those who belong to Christ; then comes the end, when he hands over
                                                                              shall be saved.
the kingdom to his God and Father, when he has destroyed every
sovereignty and every authority and power. For he must reign until he         Reading II—1 Corinthians 1:3-9
has put all his enemies under his feet. The last enemy to be destroyed        Brothers and sisters: Grace to you and peace from God our Father
is death. When everything is subjected to him, then the Son himself           and the Lord Jesus Christ. I give thanks to my God always on your
will also be subjected to the one who subjected everything to him, so         account for the grace of God bestowed on you in Christ Jesus, that in
that God may be all in all.                                                   him you were enriched in every way, with all discourse and all know-
                                                                              ledge, as the testimony to Christ was confirmed among you, so that
Gospel—Matthew 25:31-46                                                       you are not lacking in any spiritual gift as you wait for the revelation
Jesus said to his disciples: "When the Son of Man comes in his glory,
                                                                              of our Lord Jesus Christ. He will keep you firm to the end, irre-
and all the angels with him, he will sit upon his glorious throne, and
                                                                              proachable on the day of our Lord Jesus Christ. God is faithful,
all the nations will be assembled before him. And he will separate
                                                                              and by him you were called to fellowship with his Son, Jesus Christ
them one from another, as a shepherd separates the sheep from the
                                                                              our Lord.
goats. He will place the sheep on his right and the goats on his left.
Then the king will say to those on his right, 'Come, you who are              Gospel—Mark 13:33-37
blessed by my Father. Inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the           Jesus said to his disciples: ―Be watchful! Be alert! You do not know
foundation of the world. For I was hungry and you gave me food, I             when the time will come. It is like a man traveling abroad. He leaves
was thirsty and you gave me drink, a stranger and you welcomed me,            home and places his servants in charge, each with his own work, and
naked and you clothed me, ill and you cared for me, in prison and             orders the gatekeeper to be on the watch. Watch, therefore; you do
you visited me.’ Then the righteous will answer him and say, 'Lord,           not know when the Lord of the house is coming, whether in the even-
when did we see you hungry and feed you, or thirsty and give you              ing, or at midnight, or at cockcrow, or in the morning. May he not
drink? When did we see you a stranger and welcome you, or naked               come suddenly and find you sleeping. What I say to you, I say to all:
and clothe you? When did we see you ill or in prison, and visit you?’         Watch!’‖
And the king will say to them in reply, 'Amen, I say to you, whatever
you did for one of the least brothers of mine, you did for me.’ Then          Christ Renews His Parish: Women’s—Call Shelley Stender, 472-
he will say to those on his left, 'Depart from me, you accursed, into         7678, or Deb Obert, 734-856-6126. Men’s—Call Chris Fisher, 474-
the eternal fire prepared for the devil and his angels. For I was hungry      7068, or Mark Majewski, 472-0041
and you gave me no food, I was thirsty and you gave me no drink, a
stranger and you gave me no welcome, naked and you gave me no                       Music Ministry at Blessed Sacrament
clothing, ill and in prison, and you did not care for me.’ Then they          Saturdays at 4 ....................................................... traditional organ with cantor
will answer and say, 'Lord, when did we see you hungry or thirsty or          Sundays at 9................................................................................. folk ensemble
a stranger or naked or ill or in prison, and not minister to your             Sundays at 11 ................................................. adult choir with organ and cantor
needs?’ He will answer them, 'Amen, I say to you, what you did not            Sundays at 5......................................................... youth-oriented contemporary
do for one of these least ones, you did not do for me.’ And these will
go off to eternal punishment, but the righteous to eternal life."                View our bulletin online at www.blessedsacramenttoledo.com
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Blessed Sacrament                                                                                                           34 Sunday in Ordinary Time—Christ the King
Toledo, Ohio                                                                                                                                         November 23, 2008

             Church of the Most Blessed Sacrament                                                        Advent Reconciliation Services 2008, St. Agnes Deanery
            4227 Bellevue Road, Toledo, OH 43613                                                       Sunday, December 7
Parish Ministry                                                                                            St. Pius X....................................................................... 3:30 p.m.
Rev. Martin Donnelly, Pastor                                                                           Wednesday, December 10
Most Rev. Robert W. Donnelly, in residence                                                                 Blessed Sacrament .............................................................. 7 p.m.
Patrick McCabe, Deacon                                                                                 Thursday, December 11
Harold Welch, Deacon                                                                                       Corpus Christi ............................................................... 7:30 p.m.
Rita Baur, Finance Assistant                                                                           Sunday, December 14
Bev Bingle, Pastoral Assistant                                                                             St. Clement .................................................................. 12:30 p.m.
John LePla, Operations Director                                                                            Christ the King ................................................................... 3 p.m.
Mary Janet Myers, Development Director                                                                 Monday, December 15
Robert Rae, Liturgical Music Minister                                                                      Christ the King ................................................................... 7 p.m.
Kathy White, Principal                                                                                 Tuesday, December 16
                                                                                                           Regina Coeli (non-sacramental) ......................................... 7 p.m.
Parish House ............................................................... 472-2288                  Wednesday, December 17
E-mail ...................................... parishsecretary@bsctoledo.com                                Blessed Sacrament .............................................................. 7 p.m.
Website ...................................................... www.bsctoledo.com                       Sunday, December 21
Bulletin...................... urbanhermit@catholicweb.com, 360-1217                                       St. Catherine .................................................................. 4:30 p.m.
School Office ............................................................... 472-1121
Preschool .................................................................... 471-0622                How Catholic Relief Services Changes the Lives of the World’s
Youth Ministry/Karen McCarthy ................................... 473-0936                             Poor with Microfinance Services. Presentation by Catholic Social
Bereavement Ministry/Marsha Lewis ........................... 475-4654                                 Services at St. Martin de Porres parish Saturday, November 29, noon.
Bereavement Support Group/Pat Hendricks ............... 474-4356                                       Turkey soup and bread luncheon. RSVP by Wednesday, November
                                                                                                       27 to Sister Virginia Welsh, 241-4544 or welshv@yahoo.com.
Eucharist:
Saturday ........................................................................... 4 p.m.            Milestone Wedding Anniversaries! Celebrating your anniversary
Sunday ................................................ 9 a.m., & 11 a.m., 5 p.m.                      with the parish community is a blessing not only to you but to the
                                                                                                       whole parish, giving witness to your vocation in married life. Please
Perpetual Eucharistic Adoration:                                                                       consider renewing your vows, receiving a blessing, or simply being
Continuously in our Chapel. All are welcome.                                                           there with your family at weekend Mass on that milestone occasion.
Reconciliation                                                                                         Just call the parish office a month beforehand to make arrangements.
Saturday ................................................................................. 3:40 p.m.
By appointment ...................................................................... 472-2288
                                                                                                       Our Eucharistic Adoration Chapel is open 24/7—so stop in any-
                                                                                                       time, for a few minutes or a whole hour. No appointment necessary!
Baptism: The second and fourth Sundays of each month at 12:30                                          But if you can commit to an hour a week—here are the open hours:
p.m. Call the Parish House to make arrangements.
                                                                                                       Sundays ...................................................................................... 2 a.m.
Marriage: Please contact the priest or deacon at least six months in                                   Wednesdays ............................................................................. 11 a.m.
advance.                                                                                               Thursdays ..................................................... 3 a.m. or 2 p.m. or 6 p.m.
Anointing of the Sick, Hospitalized ..................................... 472-2288                     Fridays..................................................... 8 a.m. or 8 p.m. or midnight.
                                                                                                       Call Colleen Morrissey, 475-9515, or Donna O'Connell, 531-3426,
Religious Education:
 Grades K-8: Bev Bingle ............................................ 472-2288, x234                    for more information.
 Preschool: Karen Momenee ............................................... 472-0620
                                                                                                       Join the Rosary Confraternity. Put some regular prayer in your
Eucharist for the Homebound: Jennifer Buza .............. 734-856-4207                                 life! Call Andy Carr, 475-2408.
                                                                                                       Married couples—we need you! Meet with an engaged couple
Hospital & Nursing Home Visits: Rosemarie Duszynski ..... 882-4064                                     quarterly during their engagement period, then continue walking with
                                                                                                       them through the early months of marriage. Consider volunteering as
      Blessed Sacrament Parish Mission Statement                                                       a mentoring couple. Call Deacon Patrick McCabe, 471-9052.
We, Blessed Sacrament Parish—a people dedicated to the
Eucharist—pledge ourselves to a greater awareness and sen-                                                     Offertory Contribution Report: November 15-16, 2008
sitivity to the needs of all people, to respond to the Gospel by a                                     Envelopes ............................................................................ $8,221.75
life of service, and to pass on the best of our Catholic tradition.                                    EFT ........................................................................................ 1,843.05
                                                                                                       Loose ...................................................................................... 501.34
A Family Perspective: Families feed the hungry, give drinks to                                         Total ................................................................................... $10,566.14
thirsty toddlers, and welcome strangers and even stranger relatives                                    Offertory Budgeted, July through October 2008 .............. $216,666.68
into our homes. We clothe children and visit family members who are                                    Offertory Actual, July through October 2008................... $183,204.60
sick and imprisoned. The routine actions of family life are religious                                  Weekly Offertory Amount Needed to Reach Budget ......... $12,500.00
and priestly because we make Christ present in what we do. Families
live the Beatitudes.                                                                                   Thank you for the delicious luncheon that was prepared to honor
                                                                                                       James’ passing. Your kindness and compassion comforted us all in
School Magazine Drive, 11/17-12/3. You can help the parish budget                                      this difficult time. Please extend our thanks to everyone who helped
by renewing your magazine subscriptions with one of our students.                                      to make the luncheon so wonderful. With gratitude and love, Anna
Even if your subscription isn’t due to expire yet, you can extend it for                               Mae McCloskey and family
a year from its expiration date. Or expand your horizons with a new
subscription—or consider giving a subscription as a Christmas gift!                                            After-Mass Hospitality—Volunteer servers needed!
                                                                                                             Call Molly Spangler, 885-6260, to schedule a Mass to serve.
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Blessed Sacrament                                                                                                         34 Sunday in Ordinary Time—Christ the King
Toledo, Ohio                                                                                                                                       November 23, 2008

   Ushers’ Count of Mass Attendance: November 15-16, 2008                                                           2008 Thanksgiving Breakfast-Lunch-Dinner Sites
Saturday, 4 p.m. .............................................................................. 184                            Wednesday, November 26
Saturday, 7 p.m. .............................................................................. 258        St. Paul’s Community Center, 255-5520. Noon-1:30.
Sunday, 9 a.m. ................................................................................ 218        M.L.K. Center – Kitchen for the Poor, 241-2596. Noon-1:30.
Sunday, 11 a.m. .............................................................................. 230                      Thursday, November 27, Thanksgiving Day
Sunday, 5 p.m. .................................................................................. 90       Christ the King Church, 475-4348. 11-1. Bus transportation available at
                                                                                                           10:30–St. Francis de Sales Chapel, Madonna Homes, Good Samaritan Out-
Total ............................................................................................ 1,080
                                                                                                           reach Center; 11:30–St. Martin de Porres, St. Louis Helping Hands, St. Pa-
                                                                                                           trick’s Historic Soup Kitchen.
Let’s celebrate the New Year ―Close Park‖ style! Join your                                                 St. Pius X, 535-7672. 11-1.
friends and neighbors for a fun-filled party within walking distance!                                      Cherry Street Mission Community Center, 242-5141. Breakfast, 7:30-8:30
Dinner, dancing, games and fun on December 31 in the Neighbor-                                             a.m.; football and snacks, 4:30 p.m.
hood Center! Doors open at 7–dinner at 8. Alcohol Provided. Tick-                                          Good Samaritan Outreach Center, 244-0908. 11-2, 2-5.
ets $20 each/$30 couple. Call 419-472-2288, x240 for more info.                                            Macomber Building, 243-9055. 11-1, 1-3, and 3-5.
                                                                                                           St. Louis Helping Hands, 691-0613. 11-1, 1-3, and 3-5.
Adult Education Computer Class: Microsoft Word – Basic Level                                               Sparrow’s Nest, 242-5141. Noon-7 for women and children.
will be offered February 4, 11, 18, and 25 in Blessed Sacrament’s                                          Augsburg Lutheran Church. Delivery and pick-up ONLY. To place an
Computer Lab, 7-8:30 p.m. Open to Blessed Sacrament community,                                             order, call Peg, 478-8148 by Nov. 24. Meal delivery will begin at 11 a.m.
                                                                                                           Thanksgiving Day.
neighborhood, and alumni age 21+. Class is limited to 25 and costs
                                                                                                           Pilgrim Church, 478-6012. 11-2.
$10 per person, due the first night of the class. Instructor is Jan Bib-                                   Toledo Gospel Rescue Mission, 241-6579. 7:30-9 a.m. breakfast.
lewski. To reserve your spot, contact bss_jbiblewski@nwoca.org.                                                                    Saturday, November 29
                                                                                                           Toledo Gospel Rescue Mission, 241-6579. Chapel 5 p.m., meal at 6.
Next of kin notification. Ohio drivers can register two emergency
contacts (with up to three telephone numbers each) through the BMV                                         Pumpkin Pie Project will be collecting pumpkin pies (or any other
to be contacted in the event of an emergency when you are unable to                                        yummy pie anyone would rather bake!) Tuesday, November 25, from
speak for yourself. All you need is your Ohio Drivers License or                                           6 to 9 p.m. in the parking lot between the O’Toole Room and the
State ID. Then log on to www.ohiobmv.com, Online Services (in the                                          church. The pies go to St. Paul’s Community Center for their
left column), then Next of Kin Emergency Contact Enrollment).                                              Thanksgiving feast the next day. Call Kyle Gerhart, 292-1026, or
                                                                                                           Vicki or Becky Fitts, 578-1655, for early pie pickup.
High School Youth Group. Nov 23- Thanksgiving Scavenger Hunt-
6-8 in the HUT. Nov 23- Giving Thanks Feast- 6-8 in the HUT. Ka-                                           Diocesan Celebration of Our Lady of Guadalupe takes place Sat-
ren will bring the turkey; kids bring the rest plus some canned goods                                      urday, December 13, at the Cathedral. Mañanitas, 7 a.m.; rosary, 9
for CSM. Contact Karen to let her know what you are bringing. Nov                                          a.m., Mass, 10 a.m., Bishop Bob Donnelly presiding.
30- Volleyball in the gym 6-8.
Junior High Youth Group. Nov 19- Giving Thanks Feast- 6:30-                                                Congratulations to Gerard and Linda Michael on the birth of their son
8:30 in the HUT. Karen will bring the turkey; kids bring the rest plus                                     Zachary Jared November 19. Mother and Baby are doing fine, ac-
some canned goods for CSM. Contact Karen to let her know what                                              cording to proud papa Gerard!
you are bringing. Nov 26- No Youth Group: Happy Thanksgiving!!
It's an official challenge!! High School Youth Group vs. Junior                                            Is there anyone who would like to help some lovely young girls pur-
High Youth Group in a pumpkin pie bake-off!! Bring your pumpkin                                            chase costumes for their Blessed Sacrament School Dance Team?
pie to the O'Toole room Tuesday, November 25, and let Mr. Gerhart                                          They are fundraising themselves but still need some help. If you
know if you are HS or Junior HS. The winning group will get a pizza                                        have a bounce in your step (or wish you had), contact Diane Silver by
party with pumpkin pie for dessert!! Pies will be donated to Cherry                                        leaving your phone or e-mail at the school office, 472-1121. You'll
Street Mission for their Thanksgiving Day meal.                                                            make some special young girls very happy!

Yuletide Concert! Mark your calendar—Friday, December 5. Tick-                                             Recently David Bereit, national campaign director of 40 Days for
et order forms in the narthex. Info: Mary Janet, 472-2288, x236.                                           Life, reported these statistics: There have been at least 583 turna-
                                                                                                           rounds, where women seeking abortions changed their minds. Sever-
St. Vincent de Paul Society. Today as we celebrate Christ the King,                                        al people have quit their jobs in the abortion industry. A number of
we hear Jesus say: ―...whatever you did for one of the least brothers                                      abortion centers have been closed on days when abortions are usually
and sisters of mine, you did for me." Knowing that we find the face                                        performed. Tens of thousands of people have taken part in 40 Days
of Christ in the poor, this month, through your gifts, the Society of St.                                  for Life events, many engaging in pro-life activities for the first time
Vincent de Paul was able to serve. Thank you!                                                              in their lives. In Toledo three women decided not to have abortions,
  Christmas Baskets for our needy neighbors—St. Vincent de Paul                                            telling those who were praying before Center for Choice. One woman
Society will once again be making up food baskets at Christmas time                                        gave up her part-time job there. Your participation made a differ-
for our neighbors in need. To donate the foods listed below, please                                        ence. ~Respect Life Committee
bring your donations to the St. Joseph's altar now through to Decem-
                                                                                                                            Calendar of Upcoming Events
ber 14. We need: Canned Soups, Crackers, Canned Fruit and Vege-
                                                                                                           November 27: Free traditional Thanksgiving Dinner, 11-1, Christ
tables; Canned Meats and Tuna; Pork and Beans and Canned Spag-
                                                                                                             the King. Call 475-4348, for details, including bus pickup times
hetti; Peanut Butter and Jelly; Cereal, Pancake Mix & Syrup, Juice;
                                                                                                             and locations.
Cocoa Mix, Tea, Coffee; Mac & Cheese; Packaged Noodle, Rice, and
                                                                                                           November 30: RCIA/RCIC Rite of Acceptance and Welcoming, 11
Potato Dishes; Pasta Noodles & Sauce; Jello and Instant Pudding
                                                                                                             a.m. Mass.
Mix; Face Soap; Shampoo; Tooth Brushes and Tooth Paste; Deodo-
                                                                                                           November 30: Polish-American Concert Band Concert, 2 p.m.,
rant; Shaving Cream and Razors; Facial Tissues; Toilet Paper; Paper
                                                                                                             Franciscan Theatre at Lourdes. $8 (under 12 free with paid adult).
Towels; Dish Detergent and Laundry Detergent; Please, no cake
                                                                                                             Tickets: 824-3999. Info: 241-9537.
mixes (most don’t have baking pans/workable ovens).
                                                                                                           November 30: Charismatic Mass & Healing Service, Good Shephe-
Please pray for Michael Krechioch, Gerry Smith, Lucas Bialy.                                               rd, 3 p.m.

				
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