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					ST. MICHAEL’S CHURCH, LAKE JACKSON, TEXAS                                                                         APRIL16 2006




                                  Alleluia! Christ is risen
                                  and is victorious over
                                  sin and death! We are
                                  good stewards of our
                                  faith if, like St. Paul, we   APRIL 18 THROUGH APRIL 23
                                  share this Good News          MASS INTENTIONS
                                  whenever and wherever         TUESDAY       NO MASS           (Communion Service)
                                  we can.                       WEDNESDAY NO MASS               (Communion Service)
                                                                THURSDAY      NO MASS           (Communion Service)
MONDAY         Is 42:1-7; Jn 12:1-11                            FRIDAY       NO MASS            (Communion Service)
TUESDAY        Is 49:1-6; Jn 13:21-33,36-38
WEDNESDAY      Is 50:4-9a; Mt 26:14-25
                                                                SATURDAY     5:30P.M.             Carl McNair;
THURSDAY       Ex 12:1-8,11-14; 1Cor 11:23-26, Jn 13:1-15                                         Dorothy Todd;
FRIDAY         Is 52:13-53:12; Heb 4:14-16; 5:7-9;                                                Jerry LaCoume
               Jn 18:1—19:42                                    SUNDAY             8:00A.M.       Maria Guadalupe Gutierrez;
SATURDAY       As per Lectionary                                                                  Don Gillman;
SUNDAY         Acts 10:43a,37-43; Col 3:1-4; Jn 20:1-9                                            Ivo Schoppe ;
Daily readings: http://www.usccb.org/nab/index.htm                                9:30A.M.        Jerry LaCoume
                                                                                 11:00A.M.        Jerry LaCoume


APRIL                                                                           Ryan Barnes, Brenda Bartlett, Ann Bomba, Paul
16 RESSURECTION OF THE LORD                                                    Bono, John Buettner, Barbara Dillon, Charlie Dirba,
                                                                               Theresa Ditges, James Dornak, Lenora Duval,
 Masses 8:00a.m., 9:30a.m. (church & hall),
                                                                               Tom Elder, Marcia Flournoy, Isabel Gore, Wright
 11:00a.m. (church & hall)                                                     Gore, Arthur Haas, Cindi Hakanson, Belia
 23 Divine Mercy Sunday                                         Hardesty, Doris Harpham, Chuck Honea, Vickie Kaatz, Mary
                                                                LaCoume, Ray Langston, Sarah Langston, Adele LeBouef, Kimber
                                                                Lee, John May, Sally Muhl, Kerry Mulloy, Doris Perryman, Avis
Mercy Mercy Mercy                                               Quandt, Joe Ragland, June Ragland, Kenny Rentrop, John Rosser,
The Novena to the Divine Mercy given to St. Faustina by         Vince Rowan, Mary Rogers, Tommy Tumlinson.
Jesus begins on Good Friday, April 14, 2006 and ends on          (Bold denotes new on prayer list or in crisis.)
Sunday, April 23, 2006.
There are pamphlets available at the back of church and in      There is an open hour in the Chapel on Thursday,
the Adoration Chapel for those interested in praying the
                                                                from 11am to 12noon. Please call Arlene Becker,
Mercy Novena. The pamphlet gives details on praying the
Divine Mercy Chaplet and includes prayers appropriate for       798-8388, if you are interested in this hour.
the Novena.
The Divine Mercy Novena will conclude with a service
celebrating the Feast of Mercy on Divine Mercy Sunday           Men—mark your calendars for August 26-27.
April 23, 2006 at St. Michael’s Church at 2:45 p.m.             Don’t miss it!

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Girl Scout Spiritual Day will be held on April 30 from 12       At the Easter Vigil, we welcome into the Church through
                                         nd
noon to 6:15pm. Girl Scouts entering 2 grad and above           the Sacraments of Confirmation and Eucharist: Kira Beers,
during the fall of 2006 are asked to attend this special        Orville Bellar, Tim Finley, Julie Gibbons and Gay Iglinsky.
day. Cost: $3.00 and food for St. Vincent de Paul.              Making this spiritual journey with them have been
Contact Natalia Montanes, 207-1011, Diana Maes, 285-            Sponsors: Mary Ann Haley, George Williams, Bob
9739 or Coletta Stover, 297-5191.                               Whitmarsh, Mike Futschik and Sheri Hanson.
We need a parent representative to check with the                There will be a reception in F Wing after the Vigil Mass.
Catholic Girl Scouts in their daughter’s troop.                 All are invited to attend.


A blood drive sponsored by the Knights of Columbus              Please pray for our youth who are coming into the
will be held on SUNDAY, APRIL 23 FROM 8:30 AM TO 1:00           Church during the Easter Season, for God's blessings
PM. The drive will be held in the MAIN HALL of the FAMILY       and that the Holy Spirit be their guide: Carlos Bargas
LIFE CENTER. All of you are invited to COMMIT FOR LIFE.         (Baptism and First Communion), and the following
No appointment necessary. FIRST COME---FIRST SERVED.            making their First Holy Communion: Jeffrey, Jake, and
Contact Gilbert Bohuslav ( 297-6800) for more information.      Michael (MJ) Hertzing, and, Casey and Dustin Jones.
                                                    RESURECTION OF THE LORD


YOUTH MINISTRY
April
16 Easter No Class
18 Virtus-Protecting God’s                                            IN MEMORY OF                   GIVEN BY
Children 6:15pm                                                       James Peterson                 Cecelia Peterson
                                                                      Kristina Ortiz                 Cecelia Peterson
23 Mission mtg Ang Rm 1pm all participants!                           Virginia Hernandez             Hernandez-Simoes-Hernandez Families
                                                                      Jerry & Mary Witte             John Maxwell & Zita Witte
                                                                      Mr. & Mrs. Edge                Ruth Cleaver
MARK YOUR CALENDARS NOW: The Graduation Mass and
                                        st                            Alfred Psencik                 Allyne Psencik
Luncheon is scheduled for Sunday, May 21 . Look for upcoming
details in the near future.                                           Joe Dale Psencik               Allyne Psencik
                                                                      Harold & Mary Pfeiffer         Helen Bullock
                                                                      Wanda Henry                    Ed & Kay Birdsong
Graduating Seniors!!                                                  Clark Flournoy & Stephen       Margaret Flournoy
                                                                      Donaghey
Council 6812 of the Knights of Columbus will be awarding two
                                                                      O.J. & Agnes Walters           Margaret Flournoy
$1000 scholarships this year. Criteria for this award include that
                                                                      Clayton & Billye Walters       Margaret Flournoy
you are a registered member of St. Michael the Archangel Parish
                                                                      Ryan Bolock & Josephine        Bruce & Dolores Bolock
and have been accepted by a University, College, Junior College,
                                                                      Bogo
Technical School, Business School, or Seminary. Please return         John J. Orsak                  Charles & Betty Hickl
the application and required attachments by April 24, 2006.           Margaret Orsak                 Charles & Betty Hickl
Additional applications are available at the Church office.
                                                                      William J. Hickl               Charles & Betty Hickl
                                                                      Victor Lux                     Gertrude Lux
                                                                      C.J. Vitek                     Dorothy Vitek
                    We need help collecting VBS supplies:             Rob Mitchell                   Becky Mitchell
                    Empty 2 liter bottles, cereal boxes, puzzle       Mark Klockentager              The Klockentager Family
                    pieces, pinecones 6.75 plastic Sunny              Presley Girouard               Stella Girouard
                    Delight bottles with lids and 15 oz soft          Jodie Martinets                his Grandparents
                    butter tubs If you have any of these              Ed Burch                       Laura Burch
                    items, please drop them off at the church         Curly Blanchard                Anna M. Blanchard
                    office.                                           Louise Schwertner              Janice Carter
VBS still needs volunteers!!! Teachers and adult aides for            C.J. & Kirk Rutkowski          Doris Rutkowski
all grade levels. To volunteer call Tricia at 297-3017.               Paul & Virgie Keller           Doris Rutkowski
                                                                      Ed & Pat Walichowski           Scott & Alice Sokoloski
                                                                      Christie/Shay Families         Mary Lou Christie
                  ATTENTION ALL VOLUNTEERS:                           Bernice Russek                 Louis and Paulette Russek
Protecting God’s Children Workshop for Adults                         M/M Paul Hutzler               Frank & Joan Kiefel
Preventing child sexual abuse is the goal of a new program            M/M Frank Kiefel               Frank & Joan Kiefel
selected by the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston. “Protecting         JoJo Langston                  Ray & Sarah Langston
God’s Children for Adults” educates clergy, staff and volunteers      Lillian & Joe Bono             Ray & Sarah Langston
who work with children. The 3-hour session includes videos and        Viola & Willie Langston        Ray & Sarah Langston
facilitated discussions. All Clergy, staff and volunteers who have
regular contact with children and youth are required to attend        IN HONOR OF                    GIVEN BY
training. The session starts promptly, so please be on time. The      Peterson-Williams Families     Cecelia Peterson
following sessions will be held at St. Michael’s in the hall of the
                                                                      Cleaver Family                 Ruth Cleaver
Family Life Center 6:15 – 9:30 pm.: Tuesday, April 18, Thursday,
                                                                      Langston Family                Ray & Sarah Langston
May 11, Tuesday, August 22, Thursday, September 21. Please
                                                                      Bono Family                    Ray & Sarah Langston
go to www.virtus.org to register; Call Lisa Ondrey, 297-3043, for
more information. Please note: If you have already attended a
previous workshop, you do not need to do so again. You are            Ladies when is the last time you devoted a full weekend to
encouraged to visit the website www.virtus.org to stay up             yourself, your faith, and the Lord? Holy Name Retreat Center
to date with new articles and information.                            invites you to join other women from your parish and community on
There is an open hour in the Chapel on Thursday, from                 the weekend of May 19-21, 2006 for our women's weekend retreat.
                                                                      For more information please contact Mary Jean Adams @ 979-
11am to 12noon. Please call Arlene Becker, 798-8388, if               922 or call Holy Name Retreat Center at 713-464-0211 for
you are interested in this hour.                                      registration information.


Attention all Mission Participants—Youth and                          Consecration to the Sacred Heart of Jesus through the
adults—Mission Meeting on Sunday, April 23rd,                         Immaculate Heart of Mary
                                                                      On Good Friday “one of the soldiers pierced His side with a lance;
1:00-2:30pm, in the Angelina Room. All meetings are                   and immediately there came out blood and water.” When we
mandatory. Questions? Call Helen Fagg, 299-3508.                      consecrate our hearts to the the Sacred Heart of Jesus through the
                                                                      Immaculate Heart of Mary, we look expectantly for that divine “river”
                                                                      of life that transforms our hearts into His.
  THE OFFICES WILL BE CLOSED EASTER MONDAY.                           In 2006 our parish will offer several consecration opportunities.