ST. BONIFACE CHURCH
PO BOX 280 402 MUNSTER STREET GERMANTOWN, IL 62245-0280
Rectory: 523-4271 Fax: 523-4263
Pastor: Fr. Jim Buerster Email address: email@example.com
Deacon: Richard Bagby
Secretary: Melinda Knobeloch Tues. & Thurs. 9AM to Noon E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Director of Religious Education: Linda Haake E-mail: email@example.com
Parish Website: www.stbonifacechurch.net Mater Dei Website: www.materdeiknights.org
April 29, 2012
Fourth Sunday of Easter
HOLY MASSES: April 28-29
Sat. 4:00PM In Memory of Ray Timmermann / Joe & Agnes Holtmann/Fred & Dorothy Beckmann & Peppy Schroeder
Sun. 9:00AM Lukes Lakenburges & Ginny Lakenburges Farrell
HOLY MASSES: April 30-May 6
Mon. NO MASS Fri. 7:45AM Peace
Tue. 7:45AM Toni Engelmann Sat. 4:00PM Joe & Agnes Holtmann/Peppy Schroeder
Wed. 7:45AM Parish Sun.9:00AM Dickie Winkeler & Aloys & Evelyn Pingsterhaus
Thu. 7:00PM Confirmands Edward Schroeder
NEXT WEEKEND May 3 and 5-6
LECTOR EUCHARISTIC MINISTER
Thu. 7:00PM Joanne Lampe James Lampe, Joe & Mary Sue Langenhorst, Rita Nordhaus, Joe Langhauser
Sat. 4:00PM Megan Langenhorst Walter Beer, Karen Deerhake, Jim & Jean Endres, Diane Gomez
Sun. 9:00AM Mary Lampe Mike & Jan Luitjohan, Rob, Sharon & Mary Otrembiak
GIFTBEARERS MASS SERVERS
Thu. 7:00PM Confirmands Servers to be appointed
Sat. 4:00PM Holtmann/Schroeder Families Chloe Albers, Sara Kniepmann, Alexis Wuebbels
Sun. 9:00AM Winkeler & Pingsterhaus / Schroeder Family Blake Markus, Sam Kuhl, Caroline Kenow
ROSARY LEADERS USHERS CANTORS
Thu. 7:00PM no rosary Mike Korte, Dennis Kuhl, Jim Pingsterhaus, Choir
Duane Kampwerth, David Kniepmann, Roger Kohrmann
Sat. 4:00PM J. Beckmann, V. Haake Maurice Spihlmann, Paul Spihlmann, Mike Tonnies Mary Otrembiak
Sun. 9:00AM Joan Theising Mike Luitjohan, Pat & Amanda Peters Choir
GREETERS CHILDREN’S LITURGY LEADERS & HELPERS
Thu. 7:00PM To be appointed
Sat. 4:00PM Dave & Lisa Kniepmann May 6: Brian & Becky Kenow
Sun. 9:00AM Doug & Chris Huegen Cassidy Hinta & Jessica Albers
Tue. May 1: 7:15AM Novena to Our Mother of Perpetual Help
6:30PM Novena & Rosary Devotions
7:00PM Choir Practice; the choir will sing at the 7PM Confirmation Mass, May 3 & the 9AM Mass, May 6.
Wed.May 2: 7:00PM Church Picnic Meeting, rectory basement
Thu. May 3: 7:00PM Confirmation, No morning Mass.
Sat. May 5: 3:00PM Confessions
STEWARDSHIP OFFERING: Sunday: $2602; Easter: $545; Loose: $325; Candle: $6; TOTAL: $3478. Cemetery: $10.
Thank You! SISTER PARISH Collection will be held next weekend, May 5 & 6.
CATHOLIC HOME MISSIONS APPEAL. The CHMA works to support home mission dioceses in the United States by
supporting seminarian formation in poor dioceses. Often home mission priests and lay ministers require special training to attend
to the unique needs of their faith communities. Your support is necessary for the success of these and other projects. Please
help strengthen the Church at home through your generosity to this appeal. This collection is the weekend of April 28/29.
Envelopes are in with your regular set.
WELCOME to the newest members of St. Boniface Parish, AUBREY ELIZABETH EVERSGERD, daughter of Kevin and
Meghan (Frey) Eversgerd who will be baptized after the 4PM Mass this Saturday; and ALI JOSEPHINE COOK, daughter of Carl
& Stephanie (Kohnen) Cook who will be baptized after the 4PM Mass on May 5; and CALVIN ANDERSON VOSS, son of Justin
& Jill (Husmann) Voss who will be baptized after the 9AM Mass on May 6.
MESSAGE FROM THE PASTOR: This Sunday, as the Diocese of Belleville celebrates the 125 Anniversary as a diocese, Tom
Lampe and Frances Wuebbels will be honored from St. Boniface parish at the Sunday, April 29 , 2:00PM Mass at St. Peter’s
Cathedral in Belleville. All parishioners are invited and welcome. Thursday, May 3, the cluster parishes of Bartelso, Carlyle,
Germantown, and Marydale will celebrate the Confirmation of 57 8 graders from these 4 parishes at a 7PM Mass here at St.
Boniface. Twenty-one 8 grade youth from St. Boniface; 21 from St. Mary, Carlyle; 10 from St. Cecilia; and 5 from St. Teresa in
Marydale will be confirmed by Bishop Edward K. Braxton at the Mass. All parishioners are invited and welcome. There will be
no Thursday morning Mass on May 3 .
DIOCESE OF BELLEVILLE 125 ANNIVERSARY. You are invited to the 125 Anniversary (1887-2012) Mass and Celebration
for the Diocese of Belleville at 2PM on Sunday, April 29 at the Cathedral of St. Peter. Gather in the mother Church of the
Diocese and give thanks to God for the gift of the Catholic faith lived out each day by hundreds of thousands of faithful followers
of Jesus Christ for a century and a quarter. During this celebration distinguished members from each parish will be recognized.
Join in congratulating from our parish France Wuebbels, who has been involved with the St. Vincent de Paul Society here at St.
Boniface and Tom Lampe who has been organist and choir director here at St. Boniface for 55 plus years. A reception will
immediately follow in the McCormick Center. Everyone is encouraged to attend this historic event.
WEDDING ANNIVERSARY MASS WITH BISHOP BRAXTON. On Sunday, June 10 at 1:00PM in the Cathedral of St. Peter, Bishop Braxton
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will celebrate the Sixth Annual Mass of Appreciation for couples celebrating their 25 , 40 , 50 , 60 and 70 Wedding Anniversaries. A
reception serving light refreshments will immediately follow in the Undercroft of the Cathedral. If you would like to be recognized and sent a
personal invitation to attend, please submit your name, address, phone number and date of anniversary by calling St. Boniface parish office at
523-4271 by May 1 . All family and friends are invited to celebrate with you at this Anniversary Mass.
CONGRATULATIONS TO THE 21 EIGHTH GRADERS RECEIVING THE SACRAMENT OF CONFIRMATION ON THURSDAY: (name in
caps is chosen confirmation name). Ethan SEBASTIAN Albers, (Ken & Tammy Albers); Evan JOHN, THE APOSTLE Albers, (Ken & Tammy
Albers); Jessica MARY MAGDALENE Albers (Tony & Billie Albers); Kaitlyn FRANCIS OF ASSISI Albers (Tom & Shelly Albers); Paetyn MARY
MACKILLOP Albers (Gerard & Tracy Albers); Blake SEBASTIAN Beckmann (Mark & Tracy Beckmann); Bryce ANDREW Beckmann (Mark &
Tracy Beckmann); Garrett SEBASTIAN Boeckmann (Glen & Lisa Boeckmann); Jazmyn ALEXIS Diesen (Anna Followell); Mitchell MATTHEW
Fruend (Mark Fruend & Gwen Fruend); Catherine CATHERINE OF SWEDEN Haake (Doug & Denise Haake); Chandler GENEVIEVE Haake
(Linda Haake); Joseph LUKE Heimann (Joe & Annette Heimann); Cassidy MELANIA Hintz (Jennifer Hintz); Spencer HENRY Kohrmann ( Rick
& Toni Kohrmann); Erica CHRISTINA Lampe (Jeff & Tina Lampe); Blake JAMES THE GREATER Langenhorst (Tim & Vicky Langenhorst);
Kristen EMILY DE VIALAR Mattson (Brian & Nancy Mattson); Chase SEBASTIAN Schnieder (Glen Schnieder & Michelle Wuebbels); Katelyn
SOPHIA Wesselmann (Randy Wesselmann); Austin ALOYSIUS GONZAGA Winter, (Dean & Sharon Winter).
MOTHERS’ DAY ROSES FOR LIFE. Clinton County Citizens for Life will again have live, long-stemmed, red roses available after all masses
on Mothers’ Day weekend, May 12 & 13. A donation of $2 each will be accepted at the church entrances.
ST. BONIFACE CHURCH PICNIC COMMITTEE is in need of a Co-chairperson for the Dining Room. If you would like to volunteer for this
position, please contact the parish office at 523-4271 or Bob Beckmann at 523-4774.
CHURCH PICNIC MEETING, Wednesday, May 2 , 7:00PM in the rectory basement.
LITURGY & PARISH COUNCIL MEETINGS, May 9 , in the rectory basement. Liturgy meets at 6:15PM, Parish Council at 7:30PM.
VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL will face the SONRISE in our National Parks adventure this summer. We will needs lots of park rangers to keep
our kids on the right trails! VBS will be held June 4 through June 8 at the elementary school. Please call if you are interested in joining our
team of rangers. You can contact Linda Haake at 523-4740 or the parish office at 523-4271.
YOUTH MINISTRY SOFTBALL. All High School youth as well as current 8 graders are invited to play on the Youth Ministry Co-Ed Softball
Team this summer. If you have a question, please call Karla Huelsmann at 523-0071
WANT TO BECOME A CATHOLIC? Sessions start this month! For those who cannot attend the Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults (RCIA)
classes on Monday nights due to scheduling conflicts, St. Francis Parish in Aviston will hold Saturday classes. Sessions will begin on
Saturday, April 28 from 9:30AM to 11:30AM at the rectory and will meet every other Saturday until next Easter. This includes a month off in
August and another at Christmas. For information, call Fr. Dan at 228-7219.
RETROUVAILLE. Find help for your troubled marriage through the next RETROUVAILLE program that starts June 8-10, with a weekend
retreat, and six week follow-up sessions held over three months. You need not be Catholic to attend and we can work with people having
financial difficulties. For confidential information please call 1-800-470-2230 or visit www.HelpOurMarriage.com
THE DIOCESE OF BELLEVILLE is seeking a full time Executive Administrative Assistant. This position provides administrative support which
includes general clerical duties as well as coordinating special projects, meetings, and events and arranging and scheduling travel. Applicants
must have strong written and oral communication skills, be highly organized and flexible, able to work well with others, and must maintain
confidentiality of church and professional issues. Essential qualifications include a minimum of an Associate’s Degree; Bachelor’s Degree
preferred, or equivalent experience; 5+ years experience in a related role of providing executive support, plus knowledge in Microsoft Office
and other computer programs/applications.Practicing Catholic required. To apply send cover letter with resume and preferred salary range to
Human Resources, Diocese of Belleville, 222 S. 3 St., Belleville, IL 62220. FAX to 618-212-0056; email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Application deadline is Friday, May 4, 2012,
GYA MEETING, April 29, 10-11AM in the rectory basement.
THE GERMANTOWN HISTORICAL SOCIETY will meet on Tuesday, May 8 at 7PM at the Germantown Public Library. Come join us as we
work together to preserve Germantown history. We have refreshments, show-n-tell, and we welcome new members!
THE SPASSFEST PARADE COMMITTEE is looking for Germantown residents born in 1968. If you were born that year or know someone
from Germantown that was, please contact Jamie Dumstorff at 444-6833.
THE SPASSFEST will be hosting a vendor/craft fair this year. We are looking for all interested parties that would like to rent a booth for
Saturday afternoon. Spread the word to anyone that might be interested. For more details or to save a spot, contact Angie Voss at
email@example.com or 830-0443. Space is limited.
KICKIN’ CANCER BASH. Family and friends are invited to gather to support Earl Strieker in a Kickin’ Cancer Bash, May 5 at Schoendienst
Park, Germantown, from 2-PM to midnight. Food, drink, silent and oral auctions, music, photo booth, games.
BULLDOG DASH, to benefit Germantown Elementary will be held Sat., May 19 at Schoendienst Park. Join over 500 runners and walkers for a
5K or 2K race beginning at 9AM. This important fundraiser has raised over $100,000, which has contributed to after school and summer
programs along with technology for the school. Early entry ends May 5, registration forms are available at www.germantownbulldogs.org.
Come and enjoy the fun.
AUXILIARY SCHOLARSHIP. Germantown American Legion Women’s Auxiliary will be awarding one scholarship in the amount of $200 to an
8 grade student at Germantown Elementary for the 2012 academic year. Students can pick up scholarship essay forms in the school office.
Submission deadline is May 4 , and the winner will be announced at the 8 Grade graduation ceremony.
FOOD COOP IS NOW AVAILABLE IN GERMANTOWN! We are a community produce coop that has started from a few friends hoping to
save a few dollars to becoming an amazing community wide coop. We hope everyone enjoys the experience and please keep in mind this is
run by the wonderful volunteers from the group leaders, group members sorting, etc. It is a great way to help others in your community and an
opportunity to promote healthy living among our families. Next available order period is April 24 thru April 27 with pick up date of may 2 at
Schoendienst park from 7:15-7:30PM. To find out more please visit www.communityhelpingscoop.com or call Rhuann Heimann at 523-4895 or
BAKE SALE, May 5 from 10AM to Noon at the Villas at St. James in Breese along with the Humane Society Meet and Greet. Many pets will
be up for adoption. All proceeds will be donated to the Humane Society.
AARP DRIVER SAFETY COURSE. Save money on your car insurance for the next three years by taking a two-day course designed to help
older drivers improve their driving skills from 1PM to 5PM, May 8 and 9 at the Trenton Villas, 980 East Broadway, Trenton. Cost for course
material is $12 for AARP members and $14 for non-members. AARP members must bring their card to class. For reservations call 224-9465
MOTHER’S DAY BREAKFAST, Sunday, May 13, 8AM to Noon, St. Augustine Parish Center, Breese