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CINCINNATI, OHIO                                                                                      SEPTEMBER 28, 2008

                  Hymnal #1055
      Ez 18: 25-28             Ps 125: 4-9
     Phil 2: 1-11            Mt 21: 28-32

                                                                   When was the last time you counted your blessings? Are
                                                                   there some things you take for granted that in all honesty
Mon. Sept. 29    8:15 am     William J. Rocca                      you should be more grateful for? Today, why not start an
Tues. Sept. 30   8:15 am     Don Berg                              inventory of your daily blessings? Write them down as a
Wed. Oct. 1      8:15 am     James Doepker                         prayer of gratefulness to God.
Thurs. Oct. 2    8:15 am     Memorial Plaque
                             Remembrances                          And speaking of blessings, sincere thanks to the many
Fri. Oct. 3      8:15 am     Eleanor Klocke                        parishioners who helped with the set up and take down of
Sat. Oct. 4      4:30 pm     Don Sowders                           the Ministry Fair last weekend. Kudos to Mary Ellen
Sun. Oct. 5      8:30 am     Welfare of the Parish                 Smith, Deb Kaehr, Martha Siegel, all team members, and
                 11:00 am    Spec. Int. John Maycox                our ministry leaders for creating such a beautiful
                                                                   celebration of our parish life.

                                                                           Eucharistic Adoration
Ralph Biederman, husband of Rose and father of Martha                      A reminder of Eucharistic Adoration on the first
Biederman. Please keep him and his family in your                          Thursday of each month from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.
prayers.                                                                   We hope you will be able to stop on October 2 for
                                                                           a visit with Our Lord.

II      Steve Means & Joanie Rengering                             Caring for God’s Creation
III     Gilbert Lanhan & Kristen Niehaus                           As Autumn begins, we are given the opportunity to reflect
                                                                   on the Catholic social teaching of caring for God’s
Thanks                                                             creation. The Church teaches that it is part of our Christian
The family of Larry Giblin would like to thank Fr. Paul,           duty to be good stewards of the earth by living simpler
Deacon Larry, and the Bereavement Team for their help              lives and protecting our planet. We are invited to carefully
during their time of sorrow. The Mass music was                    consider our use of goods; our willingness to recycle; and
beautiful. They also appreciate all the prayers from the           our desire to conserve our natural resources out of respect
parish. From Jane, Mark & Brian                                    for God’s creation and for those who will come after us.

The Year of St. Paul – June 2008 to June 2009                      Pet Blessing
While Paul was in a church in Antioch, Turkey,                     Yes, it’s time once again to get Rover or Muffin ready for
worshiping the Lord, the Holy Spirit said, “Set apart for          a blessing! On Sunday, October 5, after the 8:30 am Mass,
me Barnabas and Paul for the work to which I have called           Fr. Kenan will be with us in the Fr. Filippine Center. All
them.” Hands were laid on them and they were sent forth            creatures great and small are welcome (on leashes or in
by the Spirit to Cyprus in Greece to proclaim the word of          cages). Invite your family and neighbors. We will begin
God in the Jewish synagogues. (Acts 13: 2-5)                       the blessing at 10:00 am, so you will have ample time to
                                                                   bring up your pet after the 8:30 or before the 11:00 Mass.
Contemplative Rosary: Praying the Mysteries with
Scripture and Song                                                 Rosary Makers Mission Bake Sale
Join us on Tuesday, October 7 (the Memorial of Our Lady            It’s coming on October 18 & 19. The sale will feature
of the Rosary) at 7:30 pm at St. Vivian Church for a               super raffles for a Christmas basket, Surprise basket,
Contemplative Rosary. This prayer will include the use of          Childrens’ Basket, Grocery Basket, Floral arrangement,
scripture, meditation upon icons, communal prayer, and             beautifully hand-crafted corn hole, and two Bengal tickets.
especially singing, led by the music ministers of St. Vivian       The chances are 50 cents each or five for $2 for baskets
Parish. Lasting about one hour, this is a wonderful way to         and floral arrangement, and $1 each or eight for $5 for
enter into the Church's celebration of the Month of the            corn hole and Bengal tickets. Additionally, Amy will have
Rosary this October. For more information, please contact          beautiful rosaries for sale and to repair broken rosaries.
Tim McManus.

                                      TWENTY-SIXTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME

             NEXT SUNDAY’S READINGS                                Sunday Vespers
                    Hymnal #1058                                   Evening Prayer will be sung on Sunday, October 5, at 7:30
       Is 5: 1-7         Ps 80: 9, 12-16, 19-20                    pm in the chapel of Mount St. Mary’s Seminary, 6616
        Phil 4: 6-9               Mt 21: 33-43                     Beechmont Avenue. The service will include psalms,
                                                                   hymns and canticles. The Athenaeum Chorale will sing
Liturgical Ministers                                               choral works of Ralph Vaughan Williams at the end of the
Sat. Oct. 4     4:30 pm        Fr. Louis Lipps                     service. The public is invited. Our own St. Vivian Director
Eucharist:      G Geier, E McMahon, MA Mullucey,                   of Music and Liturgy, Tim McManus, and parishioner
                R Norris, S Reker, JJ Roth, Z Shumate,             Mary Wiley are a part of this Chorale.
                J & L Staneck
Greeters:       S Pasqualetti, G Rolfes                            Greener Living
Lectors:        Deller, Merkle                                     At the beginning of October, there will be a box located in
Servers:        TBD                                                the carpeted hallway under the table for empty prescription
                                                                   vials. In the spring, St. Xavier High School collects them
Sun. Oct. 5   8:30 am       Fr. Kenan Freson                       for Matthew 25 Ministries. They are then sent to
Eucharist:    NJ Platt, N Glassmeyer, A Goldick,                   international sites at established field clinics. Mapleknoll
              P Kelsey, B Masten, L Morris, S Mueller,             Retirement Community also collects them. If you have a
              A Okafor, L & S Ring, M Santoro,                     tip to share about recycling, reusing, or reducing materials,
              P Schell, M Siegel, J Strom,                         please contact Lisa Brackmann at
              P Youngblood                                         or call 771-0607.
Greeters:     R Santoro, JA Schildmeyer
Lectors:      Vilaboy, Wagner                                      SPCA Donation Drive
Servers:      TBD                                                  As the St. Vivian annual Pet Blessing approaches, we
Trav. Chalice Janet Grimes                                         again turn our thoughts to all the lost and abandoned cats
                                                                   and dogs in our area. Two eighth graders, Kaitlyn
Sun. Oct. 5     11:00 am      Fr. Paul Gebhardt                    Ballachino and Grace Castelli, are organizing a second
Eucharist:      G Neltner, D Schaeper, T & B Mastriani,            SPCA Donation Drive. The wish list is similar to last
                D & N Klus, E Holzschuh, T King, S Kent            year’s: cleaning supplies, pet food, and kitty litter (non-
Greeters:       J Gallagher, D King                                clump) are all needed. There are boxes in the breezeway
Lectors:        Schwartz, Barry                                    for donations. Monetary donations will be accepted on
Servers:        TBD                                                October 5 at the Pet Blessing, between 8:30 and 11:00
                                                                   Mass. Thank you for your support.
Cub Scout Popcorn Sales
Support the Cub Scouts at the popcorn sale today. Please           Vocation View: Actions speak louder than words. Look at
stop by the breezeway after all Masses and help support            what your actions say. Can your words be trusted? Turning
St. Vivian’s Scouting Program.                                     from evil and doing good is what God wants.
Uniform Exchange                                                   Free Spirits
The Exchange is in need of uniform skirts, skorts and              This is the last call for reservations for the bus trip on
jumpers of any size, as well as sweaters, sweatshirts, pants       Thursday, October 23, to Louisville, KY to board the Belle
and long-sleeved shirts, both boys and girls sizes. If you         of Louisville for lunch and a two-hour ride on the river.
have any outgrown or unneeded uniforms or spiritwear,              Bus pick up at St. Nicholas Greek Church parking lot at
please donate them to the Uniform Exchange. Donations              9:30 am. We return approximately at 4:30 pm. The price
can be sent to the school office c/o Amy Zust, or contact          of this great trip is $58. We have a few seats open on the
her to make other arrangements (                bus. The October meeting is Monday, October 6. Lunch
                                                                   will be available for $3.50, with drinks extra at 25 cents.
Go for the Gold                                                    For trip reservations, call Margaret at 541-1691 or drop off
It’s that time of year again for the St. Vivian fall               a check with information to the parish office.
fundraiser. Check out our new, exciting catalog filled with
candles, collectibles, cheese, gift wrap and Brown and
Haley candy. Also, new this year, online ordering! You
can pick up a catalog and packet in the school office.
Fundraiser ends October 15, and delivery of orders will be
November 10. Please support our school and students as
they “Go for the Gold”.

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