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									In Thanksgiving for the Blessings
       We Have Received



THE 2006-2007 ANNUAL REPORT
SAINT LOUIS PARISH & SCHOOL
         Clarksville, Maryland




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LETTER FROM
MONSIGNOR
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            Rev. Msgr. Joseph L. Luca
                     Pastor

    PASTORAL STAFF
       2006-2007
    Rev. Msgr. Joseph L. Luca
    Pastor
    Rev. Arek Ochalek
    Associate Pastor
    Rev. James Sorra
    Associate Pastor
    Mr. Fred Mauser
    Permanent Deacon
    Mr. Lyle Weiss
    Pastoral Associate
    Mrs.Victoria Yozwiak
    Director of Religious Education
    Mrs. Peg McEvoy
    Religious Education Coordinator
    Mr. Patrick Sprankle
    Director of Youth Ministry
    Mrs. Kristen Daub
    Confirmation Coordinator
    Mrs. Mary S. Helfrich
    Development Director
    Mr. Paul J. Carroll
    Director of Music (Beg. 06/01/07)
    Mr. Fred Beaudoin
    Choir Director (07/01/06 to 05/31/07)
    Mrs. Sandra Osborne
    Music Coordinator (07/01/06 to 05/31/07)
    Mr. Leo Rudegeair
    Contemporary Music Director
    Mrs. M. Theresa Weiss
    Principal- Saint Louis School
    Mrs. Mary Ewachiw
    Assistant Principal – Saint Louis School

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    Caption: 2007-2008 Pastoral Council Members: From left: Scott Lancaster, Mark Corriere, Rick Baker, Leo Rudegeair, Bobbie Leon, Charles Hopkin,
    Leo Regensburger, Marianne Faulstich, Kathy Buckus, Christine Timanus, Norman Belden, Phyllis Belden, Brian Kingsbury, Skip Coale, Monsignor
    Joseph Luca and George Vanisko. Not Pictured: Ryan Clarke, Don Douglas and Patrick Marlatt.



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 Saint Louis Annual Report compiled by: Mary Ewachiw - Saint Louis School; Mary Helfrich - Preserving Our Treasured Legacy & General Parish Activities;
Michael Leumas - Knights of Columbus; Christine Loppatto - Young Adult Ministry; Rev. James Sorra - Clergy Reflection; Patrick Sprankle - Catholic Youth
       Ministry; Gregory Sweeney - Saint Louis School; Harriett Teixeria - Catholic Daughters of the Americas;Vickie Yozwiak - Religious Education
                         Photo Credits: Norm Belden, Bob Crane, Sally Fleshman, Dan Helfrich, Pat Sprankle, George Vanisko
                                                          Design and Layout: Celine A. Quinio




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SACRAMENTS                                                             THE NUMBERS


    IN MEMORY
    July 1, 2006 – June 30, 2007


          V i rgi ni a Bl a si
          Tyl er Brousse a u
          R osal i e Ca lle n de r
          F rance s Cap a sso               RITES OF CHRISTIAN INITIATION
          Dani e l Carro ll                       FOR ADULTS (RCIA)
          Lucy Ci amp a
          Charl e s Co f fey
          Mar y Col on e llo
          R i ta Corso
          Le ste r Cronv ic h
          John Cunn in g h a m
          John Devere u x I I I
          Edna Fe aga
          Margaret F isc h e r
                                        The 2007 RCIA group with Dr. Lyle
          Pasqual e G a llizzo
                                        Weiss, Pastoral Associate.
          Jose ph H ap p e l, J r.
          R ussel l H arp e r
          Van H offma n n
          Chri sti ne J a sin sk i
          H arri son Jo h n so n
          Jose ph Judg e , S r.
          R i chard Kilroy, S r.
          El e anore K lit zke
                                                                   SAINT LOUIS PARISH
          H e l en Lazen by                                        MISSION STATEMENT
          Norman Li n g e n fe lt e r
          Charl e s Lowma n , J r.
                                          As stewards of God’s many blessings and as parishioners of Saint Louis
          Ki rk Me rce r
          F l ore nce Me rlo              Church, we dedicate ourselves to forming a vibrant community in the
          Mar y Meyer
                                          Roman Catholic tradition as we lovingly reach out to all of God’s people.
          T i mothy M ille r
          R obe r t Neu b a u e r         We commit ourselves to welcoming and nurturing one another as
          James Orl a n do                disciples of Jesus Christ.
          H arr y Pe te rs
          Anna Puzzin i
          Loui s R eha k
          Chri sti an R o b in so n
          Isabel l a R o b in so n
          Ai da Se e l ey
          Samue l Ser io
          Val eri e Ser io
          F l ore nce S ie lin g
          Mari e Spe n c e r
          F re de ri c St ru b
          R udol f Van’t H o f f
          R i chard Walt e rs, J r.
          Robert Wellen



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    CAPITAL CAMPAIGN REACHES A   PRESERVING
       FEW NEW MILESTONES        OUR TREASURED
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C L E R G Y                                    FATHER JIM SORRA’S FIRST YEAR IN
                                                       THE PRIESTHOOD
REFLECTION

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choose me; I
chose you...”
              (John 15:16)




                                               Fr. Jim Sorra at the Parish May Crowning.




     FOND FAREWELL
     TO FATHER AREK
        OCHALEK

      After three years of service to our
    parish, we bid a fond farewell to Father
       Arek on June 30. We wish Father
     Arek much luck in acheiving his goal
     of becoming a military chaplain in the
              United States Army.




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 VOCATIONS BECOME REALITIES FOR                                                                                  V O C AT I O N S
    SAINT LOUIS SEMINARIANS



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Father Jesse Bolger and Bishop Francis Malooly at the Ordi-   Deacon Jesse Bolger vests Ernest Cibelli dur-
nation, June 23, 2007                                         ing the Traditional Deacon Ordination at the
                                                              Basilica on May 12, 2007.




Monsignor Luca blesses newly ordained priest, Michael Fop-    Saint Louis “native son,” Deacon Ernest Cibelli,
piano at the Ordination on June 23, 2007.                     Cardinal William H. Keeler and Saint Louis
                                                              seminarian, Deacon John Rapisarda.




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      SAINT LOUIS PILGRIMAGE TO
        SPAIN AND PORTUGUAL




The Saint Louis pilgrims on the steps of the Cathedral in Santiago Compostela in northwestern Spain.




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A Flemish sculpture of Saint Anne, the Virgin                                      Saint James awaits pilgrims from around the
Mary and the Baby Jesus, circa early mid-six-                                      world as they enter the Cathedral that bears
teenth century.                                                                    his name.




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                                                                       PARISH COMMUNITY
                                                                          FELLOWSHIP




Monsignor Luca celebrated Mass daily for the pilgrims in private
chapels. Here, he is celebrating Mass in a side chapel in the Cathe-
dral in Santiago Compostela.




                                                                       The Easter Bunny visited Saint Louis Parish on Easter Monday for the Parish
                                                                       Easter Egg Hunt and helped hide over 700 eggs. Sixty parish children ranging in
                                                                       age from toddler to ten participated in the fun.




                                                                       (l-r) George and Janice Vanisko and Kathy and Bernie Pasis enjoy the Mardi
                                                                       Gras Party that was sponsored by the Liturgical Ministries Committees.




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C AT H O L I C                     ...ESTABLISH COURT AT SAINT LOUIS
DAUGHTERS OF
THE AMERICAS

      2006-07 EVENTS
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n    Christmas Party
n    Victorian Tea
n    Vera Bradley c Basket Bingo
n    May Procession and Crowning




                                   Sally Fleshman (left) and Marion Waskiewicz
                                   (right) at the Catholic Daughters–Court Saint
                                   Louis installation in October 2006.




                                           Blessed Mother Statue is adorned with   Parish Family takes part in May Crowning.
                                           flowers at the May Crowning.




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    SAINT LOUIS COUNCIL WRAPS UP   KNIGHTS OF
         A BUSY YEAR IN 2007
                                   CO LU M BU S

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P A R I S H
F I N A N C E S                                                        SAINT LOUIS PARISH INCOME
                                                                        JULY 1, 2006-JUNE 30, 2007
INCOME                                                       Other (Bequests, Catholic Review,Votive Candles,
Offertory, Holydays & Legacy $ 2,027,052                     Pamphlets, Weddings, Funerals)—2.11%
                                                                                                              Cemetery—1.72%
Charitable:                                               Archdiocesan Collections—3.58%                            Educational Endowment—0.78%
 Poor Box, Haiti, Western MD        158,855               Church Benefit (Clarksville
 Lenten Appeal                      418,6021              Picnic)—5.62%
                                    577,457               Religious Education,
                                                          CYM, Adult
Evangelization:                                           Ed)—6.81%
 Religious Ed, CYM, Adult Ed       223,555
Church Benefits                                            Charitable (Poor
 Clarksville Picnic Income          184,4132              Box, Haiti, West,
Archdiocesan Collections            117,401               MD, Lenten
                                                          Appeal)—17.60%
Cemetery                             56,500
Education Endowment                  25,442
Other:                               69,350
 Bequests,Votive Candles, Pamphlets,
 Weddings, Funerals, Catholic Review                                                                               Offertory and Holydays &
                                                                                                                   Legacy—63.60%
Total Income                  $2,862,568



EXPENSES                                                             SAINT LOUIS PARISH EXPENSES
Charitable Outreach                                                    JULY 1, 2006-JUNE 30, 2007
  Directly from parish funds            $ 220,744
  From Lenten Appeal                      418,6021                                      Interest On Debt—3.38%
                                                                                                                 Benefit Expense—2.34%
 Total Outreach                           639,346                               Pastoral Ministry—7.04%                                       Charitable Out-
Education & Youth Ministry                446,873                             Liturgy—3.42%                                                   reach—19.49%
Administration & Salaries                 438,024         Archdiocesan Tax
Archdiocesan Tax (Catholic                                (Catholic Draticum)—
                                                          10.53%
  Draticum)                                345,3793
Benefit Expense                              76,7932
Pastoral Ministry                          230,957
                                                          Facilities—9.06%
Facilities                                 297,306
Liturgy                                    112,295
Interest on Debt                           110,9604
Capital Expenses                           583,2375
                                                          Administration/Salaries—
Total Expenses                      $2,862,568            13.35%
                                                                                                                                        Capital Expenses—
Notes:                                                                                                                                  17.78%
1. Lenten Appeal income and expenses are managed                                                          Education/Youth Ministry—
   directly by Archdiocese and not reflected in                                                            13.62%
   parish budget; they are included in this report to
   demonstrate combined outreach.
2. June 2007 Clarksville Picnic net profit was $107,620.
3. Each parish is assessed and supports the work of the
   Archdiocese according to a sliding scale.
4. Represents interest for six months (January to June
   2007).
5. Represents payments made on new church, pastoral
   center and cemetery chapel.




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                               RELIGIOUS
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n   Faith in the Family middle-school a student and a resident of Saint Martin’s
    Home enjoy the afternoon craft session. (Story on page 14.)




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              FAITH IN THE FAMILY VISITS
                  ST. MARTIN’S HOME




     Everyone works together to make the
     day a success!




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TASTE AND SEE...OPENING
  CATECHIST MEETING




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C AT H O L I C                                                ...ALWAYS SOMETHING GOING ON!
Y O U T H
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    High School Youth sponsor a monthly Bake Sale to
raise money for World Youth Day to be held in Sydney,
                           Australia in Summer 2008.




High School Confirmation candidates perform the Sta-
tions of the Cross during their retreat at Summit Lake.



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    CLARKSVILLE
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SAINT LOUIS
YOUNG ADULT
M I N I S T R Y
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                  Young Adult group on visit to the National Shrine in the Summer of 2007. Left to right: John Loucaides,
                  Willy Njeh, Jason McDuffie, Jennifer Anderson, Megan Zuza, Christine Loppatto, and a friend from St. Fran-
                  cis of Assisi in Fulton, Maryland.



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A S A LU T E TO O U R VOLUNTEERS   S A I N T LO U I S
                                   S C H O O L




                                   Enjoying the library.




                                   Science is fun!




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Saint Louis School—the best education!




Saint Louis School students enjoy their classes.




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                                                                      S A I N T LO U I S
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                                                                      F I N A N C I A LS

        SAINT LOUIS SCHOOL REVENUE                                                         Actual 2006-2007
          JULY 1, 2006-JUNE 30, 2007                                  REVENUE
                                                                      Tuition & Fees             $2,289,983
                                                                      Student Activities            191,833
                   Fundraising—6.50%         Other Revenue—2.67%      Fundraising                   177,537
                                                                      Other Revenue                  72,890
    Student Activities—                                               Total Revenue            $2,732,243
    7.02%




                                        Tuition & Fees—83.81%




       SAINT LOUIS SCHOOL EXPENSES                                    EXPENSE
          JULY 1, 2006-JUNE 30, 2007                                  Instructional              $1,856,526
                                                                      Student Activities            190,070
                                       Operating Reserve Fund—1.69%   Administrative                417,736
                   Facilities—8.12%
                                                                      Facilities                    221,733
                                                                      Operating Reserve Fund         46,178
 Administrative—
                                                                      Total Expense            $2,732,243
 15.29%
                                                                      Net Income                        $0




Student Activities—6.96%



                                         Instructional—67.95%




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THE SAINT LOUIS SCHOOL GRADUATION CLASS OF 2007




                          SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS




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                  LIST OF PARISH MINISTRIES




Altar Guild                                      Music Ministry – Contemporary Group
Altar Servers                                    Music Ministry – Musicians and Cantors
Baptism Ministry                                 Music Ministry – Youth Choir
Bereavement Ministry                             Newsletter Committee
Cardinal’s Lenten Appeal                         Nursery Co-op
Catholic Daughters of the Americas               Our Daily Bread Chicken Bakers
Catholic Youth Ministry                          Parishioner Information Table (Narthex)
Children of the Light Prayer Group               Pastoral Council
Children’s Playgroup                             Pastoral Visitors
Communications Committee                         Picnic (Clarksville Picnic)
Deaf Ministry                                    Prayer Group
Development/Stewardship Committee                Prison Ministry
Divine Mercy                                     Quilter’s Group
Eucharistic Adoration                            Religious Education- Adult
Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion        Religious Education – Elementary
Feed the Hungry – Our Daily Bread Soup Kitchen   Religious Education – Middle/High School
Finance Committee                                Respect Life Committee
Garden Club                                      Retrouvaille
Good Samaritans                                  Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults
Haiti Sister Parish                              Saint Louis Home-School Association
Home-School Association                          Scouting – Boy/Cub Scouts
Hospitality Ministry (Ushers & Greeters)         Scouting – Girl Scouts
Knights of Columbus                              Scripture Study – Evening
Lectors                                          Scripture Study – Women’s Daytime
Liturgy Committee                                Sisters’ Academy of Baltimore
Marriage Encounter                               Social Concerns
Marriage Prep/Pre-Cana                           Special Event Planning
Maryland Catholic Conference Lobby Day           Vacation Bible School
Ministry Table (Narthex)                         Web Ministry
Monthly Food Collection                          Wee Praise! (Sunday Pre-School)
Mother’s Exchange                                Welcoming Committee
Mourning Team                                    Western Maryland Sister Parishes
Music Ministry – Choir                           Young Adult Ministry

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12500 Clarksville Pike                  Organization
Clarksville, Maryland 21029         U.S. POSTAGE PAID
Phone: 410-531-6040                 CLARKSVILLE, MD
www.stlouisparish.org                  PERMIT No. 9

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