ST. LOUIS KING OF FRANCE CHURCH                                                      MARCH 2, 2008

               “SIGHT FOR THE SIGHTLESS”
    Today’s Good News tells us that Jesus cured a man of
his blindness. Jesus did everything he could for that blind
man. Since He was God, Jesus Christ gave him back his                  Monday, March 3, 2007
sight. You and I can work the same kind of miracle, a                  6:30 a.m. Poor Souls
miracle of love and concern for all those who are physically           8:30 a.m. George Mandella
challenged, especially the blind.                                      Tuesday
    What can I do? The sightless appreciate very much                  6:30 a.m. Louise Peters
having someone read to them---the newspaper, the Bible,                8:30 a.m. Peter & Loretta Mule
articles and stories. What you read and how long you read              6:00 p.m. Ramon Gonzalez
will depend on circumstances. We can subscribe to papers               Wednesday
and magazines with large print for those with limited vision.          6:30 a.m. Darrell James Donaldson
Talking books and tapes are a great advantage to the                   8:30 a.m. Maurice E. Rooney
sightless. Blind people without transportation welcome a               Thursday
ride or a walk to the store, the doctor or to visit a friend.          6:30 a.m. Doris, Raymond, John, Tommy Landeche
Many blind persons long to attend Mass. Why not take them              8:30 a.m. Mike Foto
with you? A simple walk around the block, a telephone call,            Friday
a visit are possibilities. Some of the physically handicapped          6:30 a.m. Poor Souls
like to work with their hands. Teach them some craft or                8:30 a.m. Louis Eichhorn
hobby.                                                                 6:00 p.m. Stations of the Cross & Communion Service
     If you were blind or otherwise handicapped, wouldn’t you          Saturday
like to be invited to a party or dinner, now and then, to be           8:30 a.m. Alberta Carter
treated as one of the crowd? If at all possible, try to find           4:00 p.m. Irwin and Mary Lemoine, Paul Grunick,
employment for the handicapped.                                        Veronica Graf, Special Intentions for Rick and Linda Cresap,
     Any sacrifice you make to help the handicapped can be             Special Intentions for Melissa Araujo, Amelia Grajales,
offered to God through the sacrifice of the Mass. How                  Joseph Palermo, Sr., Mrs. Joyce Palermo, Bernice
precious that would make it. God bless you.                            Manning, Joseph S. Maggiore, Jr. Special Intentions for Rev.
                                                                       Burnick Terrebonne
                                    Fr. Ronald J. Braud                Sunday, March 9, 2008
                                                                       8:00 a.m. Parishioners
                                                                       9:30 a.m. Twilla Acosta Cavalier, Special Intentions for
                                                                       Mary Ann Daigle, Special Intentions for Declan Blaisure,
                                                                       Darrell Donaldson, Special Intentions for Dawn Araujo,
                                                                       Ledger & McKenna Families, Benny & Millie Bayard,
                                                                       Wallace J. Farge, Henry Gabler,
                                                                       11:00 a.m. Mr. & Mrs. Samuel Perrone
                                                                       5:00 p.m. Rose Gonzales

                                                                                       THE SANCTUARY CANDLE BURNS IN
                                                                                             LOVING MEMORY OF:

                                                                                                  LOUIS EICHHORN
                                                                                                 MARCH 3 – MARCH 9

Readings for the Week of March 2, 2008
Sunday      1 Sm 16:1b, 6-7, 10-13a; Ps 23; Eph 5:8-14; Jn 9:1-41 or
            9:1, 6-9, 13-17, 34-38
Monday      Is 65:17-21; Ps 30; Jn 4:43-54
Tuesday     Ez 47:1-9, 12; Ps 46; Jn 5:1-16
Wednesday Is 49:8-15; Ps 145; Jn 5:17-30                                           AYDEN RAYMOND CAVANAUGH
Thursday    Ex 32:7-14; Ps 106; Jn 5:31-47
Friday      Wis 2:1a, 12-22; Ps 34; Jn 7:1-2, 10, 25-30
Saturday    Jer 11:18-20; Ps 7; Jn 7:40-53
Sunday      Ez 37:12-14; Ps 130; Rom 8:8-11;                                       ALTAR DUTY: MARCH 8- TEAM 4
            Jn 11:1-45 or 11:3-7, 17, 20-27, 33b-45
                                                   FOURTH SUNDAY OF LENT

MONDAY:         Boy Scout Troop 107 Meeting 7:00 p.m.                                Remember loved ones at Easter with
                (KCH), CLJ Bible Study 7:00 p.m. (CR).                               decorations for the altar by sending a
TUESDAY:        Parent’s Club Meeting 7:30 (LC).                                     check for $10.00 payable to SLKF Altar
THURSDAY:       Men’s Club Basketball 7:00 p.m. (LC)                                 Society.   Include the name of the
FRIDAY:          Men’s Club and Knights of Columbus                                  person to be remembered, printed
                 Fish Fry 4:30 – 8:00 p.m. Communion               clearly, and place it in an envelope marked Easter
                 Service followed by Stations of the Cross at      Decorations. DEADLINE IS MARCH 17 TO SUBMIT
                 6:00 p.m.                                         NAMES .
SATURDAY:        Busy Bees 12:00 p.m. Meeting (LC), Cub
                 Scout Raingutter Regatta 9:00 a.m. (SY),           Why do Catholics stand, sit and kneel at different times
                 KC Bonco 7:15 (KCH)                                                      during Mass?
SUNDAY:          Altar Society Mass/Meeting 8:00 a.m.                The Mass involves our hearts, minds and bodies when we
                  (CH/CA)                                          adopt different postures. They help us focus but each
                                                                   posture also has a special meaning. We stand to show
                     SLKF FOOD BANK                                respect and honor as we do when the celebrant
SLKF Food Bank is in need of the following food items;             (representing Christ) enters and leaves, when we receive
Coffee, Cereal, Peanut Butter, Jelly, Beans and Rice, Cream        Communion, or when we hear the Gospel read. We sit when
Canned Meat, Pork n’ Beans, Chili Macaroni and Spaghetti,          we listen to the homily to help us focus on the words being
Instant Potatoes, Pancake Mix, Grits and Oatmeal. Please           said. We kneel at the Consecration to show penance and
help our less fortunate parishioners                               adoration.

                                                                                        The St. Louis Knights of Columbus
The Archdiocesan Golden Wedding Anniversary celebration
                                                                   Families will celebrate their Quarterly Communion on
will take place on Sunday, June 29, 2008 at 3:00 p.m., at St.
                                                                   Sunday March 9, 2008 in St. Louis King of France Church.
Philip Neri Church, in Metairie. All participants must register
                                                                   All Members, Families, KC Auxillary, Parishioners, and
through their parish. To register, please call the rectory prior
                                                                   Prospective Members are invited to Breakfast at the KC Hall
to March 26, 2008. This date must be adhered to.
                                                                   following the Mass.
                                                                       2008 KIDCAM SUMMER CAMP – REGISTER NOW!
                                                                   Kidcam Summer Camp Program is offering seven fun-filled
Your spiritually adopted baby weighs over one pound now.
                                                                   weeks of quality child care at SLKF. Some of the activities
His mother can feel him moving now. Before he was too
                                                                   include: Swimming, Field Trips, Arts & Craft, Computer
small for her to feel. Although he swam with ease in his
                                                                   Explorers, Spacewalks and Giant Inflatables. The camp is
watery world, he needed to be big and strong enough to kick                                               nd           th
                                                                   for ages 3-13 and runs from June 2 – July 18 . Camp
hard against the outside uterine wall and dent it—the inside
                                                                   hours are 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. with FREE before camp
wall of the uterus has no feeling. We are mid-way through
                                                                   child care from 7:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.. After Camp care from
the pregnancy now. Your prayers have helped your baby’s
                                                                   3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. is also available for an additional
mother continue with her pregnancy and seek the help she
                                                                   charge. Visit our website for tuition rates & fees. For more
                                                                   info. Call Kidcam at (504) 472-KIDS (5437) or (800) 229-
     UPDATING OF PARISHIONERS’S ADDRESSES                          9761. Register now and pay with a credit card online at
                                                          Don’t miss the fun this summer!
Any parishioner who uses the envelope system who has
                                                                                         BUSY BEES
moved within the last year of so, please call the rectory so
                                                                   The Busy Bees Meeting will be at 12:00 p.m. in the Lorio
we can update your information.
                                                                   Center on March 8, 2008. New President being installed, Mr.
                     LENTEN FISH FRY                               Guy Forte. Boxed lunch will be served.

The Men’s Club along with the Knights of Columbus, will be
hosting a Lenten Fish Fry on Friday, March 7, 2008 in the                    COLLECTION FOR February 24, 2008
Lorio Center from 4:30 – 8:00 p.m. The menu will consist of                        Budget $7,200.00
Catfish, Potatoes, Salad and Bread. The cost is $5.00 for                          Received $ 6,926.50
children and $7.00 for adults. Pizza and chips will also be                        Deficit: $ 273.50
available for $2.00. The proceeds from these functions will
be used for charitable works.
                                                                                 Geiling Service Inc.


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