Christmas 2010 - Merry Christmas_ by dfsiopmhy6


                                         PRAYER LIST                                                PROJECT RACHEL - POST ABORTION HEALING                       *MARY, MOTHER OF GOD: is usually a Holy Day of
                                                                                                                         MINISTRY 816-591-3804 – CONFIDENTIAL
Fri. December 24      *6:00 pm Jospeh & Ida Bunch             Vita Ray          Martha Barta         Suzanne Bartley                                                                  Obligation but is not this year since it falls on a Saturday.
                          *John & Debbie Bunch, Skily                                                                    * CCD (Confraternity of Christian                            There will still be special Mass times for the feast. The
                      *8:00 pm Mass in Spanish                Tom Beck          Mary Jane Berett Edna Bierbaum
                                                              Duane Bowman Tom Burns               Mary Bishop-Jenkins   Doctrine) Questions? Call the rectory at 259-                vigil Mass will be on Dec. 31st at 6:00 pm. Mass during
                          *Fr. Michael Bies                                                                                                                                           the day will be on Jan. 1st at 9:00 am.
                      *Midnight ICCC Parishioners             Christie Butler   Larry Cooper         Stephanie Cook      3043 or e-mail to High
                                                              Alyssa Danner     Ron Dober            Jeffrey Duffy       School Students to be Confirmed call or write
Sat. December 25      *9:00 am Sue Boehm                                                                                 the rectory. CCD meets Sunday mornings after                 *PARISH OFFICE: The Parish Office will be closed
                          *Beverly Gray                       Joe Duncan        Dale Durham          Pat Durham                                                                       next Monday, Thursday, and Friday.
                      *4:00 pm NO MASS                        Angie Dusheke     Donna Dye            Gary Glisson        Mass; Confirmation meets Sunday evenings
                                                              Evelyn Grechus    Mary Grechus         Linda Hassett       7:00pm – 8:30pm
Sun. December 26      9:00 am ICCC Parishioners                                                                                                                                       *GRANDMA GROSSO’S WORLD YOUTH DAY
                      4:00 pm Mass in Spanish                 Tony Hoeppner Judy Holt                Vernon Strothman    * THE LEGION OF MARY: Wednesday afternoons                   SPAGHETTI DINNER: The next Spaghetti Dinner will
                      *Catholic Schools                       Katherine Howell Steve Howell          Ramona Johnson      from 5:30pm to 7:00pm, in the Rectory. If you might          be Sat., Jan 8 from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Cost will be
                                                              Mike Jenkins      Bonnie Jones         Steve Kalthoff      be interested in joining, talk to Jerry Kimmis or call the
Mon. December 27        8:00 am NO MASS                                                                                  office. The Legion was formed for the purpose of             Free Will Offering. Bishop Finn will be at the 4:00 pm
                                                              Sherry Kilpatrick Adam Koile           Morine Lieneke      glorifying God through the sanctification of its members     Saturday Vigil Mass to bless the new side altars and will
Tues. December 28       7:30 pm NO MASS                       Connie Lueck      Susie Manica         Hugh McGovern       by prayer & spiritual & social works.                        hopefully stay for the Spaghetti Dinner. Please join us for
Wed. December 29        8:00 am NO MASS                       Duane Miller      Rose McKay           Deacon B. McKay                                                                  Mass and stay for spaghetti!
                                                              Edgar Muller      Evelyn Nash          Vivian Norris       *To learn about the women's health
                        NO ADORATION
                                                              Paul O’Donnell    Beatrice Parker Lily Preston             benefits and new medical technologies for women's
Thurs. December 30        8:00 am NO MASS
                                                              Joshua Zans       Perry Sanders        Jolynn Scott        health contact Laurie Heap, M.D. For upcoming                “Do not be afraid; for behold, I proclaim
Fri. December 31          8:00 am NO MASS                                                                                presentations, contact her by e-mail at
                         *6:00 pm Florence Weathers
                                                              Ronnie Simms      Lillian Smith        Bob Stompoly
                                                                                                                                                                                      to you good news of great joy that will be
                                                              Dayle Vani        Bertha Swanson Bud Theriot
                               *Lee & Donna Weathers
Sat. January 1            *9:00 am ICCC Parishioners
                                                              Adelina Watson Mary Windham Landon Duffet                  * TO LEARN ABOUT NFP (natural family                         for all the people. For today in the city of
                                                              Diane Owens       Sara Tennison       Charlie Houseworth   planning) contact the FERTILITY CENTER OF
                          4:00pm Sue Boehm
                               *Beverly Gray
                                                              Sr. Roberta Campbell OSB        Mia Litchford & family     KANSAS CITY AT 816-847-1919 OR call Phyllis                  David a savior has been born for you
                                                              Sr. Carolyn Lambert,OSB         Amy Butler-Vlahovic        White, CFCE @ 816-229-1473.
Sun. January 2            9:00 am ICCC Parishioners                                                                                                                                   who is Christ and Lord. And this will be
                          4:00 pm Mass in Spanish                                                                        * Diocesan Victim Advocate            Leslie Guillot-
                          *Catholic Schools
The Church is open daily for personal prayer
                                                                                                                         (816) 361-2666                                               a sign for you: you will find an infant
                                                              Michael Bigler    Justin Bounds      Daniel Brown
until 9:30 pm
Sacrificial Giving-Week: Dec 18-23                    YTD
                                                              Alan Crist        Larry Gray         Timothy Haas          *First, Second & Third Degree Knights:                       wrapped in swaddling clothes and lying
                                                              Chris Hackler     Tim Heisler        Josh Hoeppner         meet every Second Tuesday at the K. of C.
Expenses Budgeted**
                                                              Timothy Martin    Nathan Opie        Jimmy Register        Hall at 7:00pm.                                              in a manger.”—Lk 2
                                                              Ryan Robinson     Kyle Savage        Michael Seek
Income (deficit)                ($917.90) ($15,224.98)        Dave Wallace      Tim Zetterwall     William McQuellen     *Fourth Degree Knights: meet every Third
*Includes weekly contributions, interest income, bookstore    Joseph Ault       Andrew Marlott                           Tuesday at the K. of C. Hall at 7:30pm.
sales, wills/bequests, special collections, etc.                                                                                                                                      *CATHOLIC KEY SUBSCRIPTION: Next week
**Includes all expenses budgeted for the fiscal year.                                                                    *Knights of Columbus Auxiliary : First                       there will be a second collection for
                                                                                                                         Tuesday of the month at the K. of C. Hall at                 subscriptions for the Catholic Key.
LITURGY                                                       SUNDAY, January 2 - 9:00 a.m.                              7:00 pm.
                                                                                                                                                                                      *JOIN OTHER PARISHIONERS AS THEY PRAY
SATURDAY, January 1 - 4:00 p.m.                               Lectors:          C. Houseworth & D. Grosso                *ALTAR SOCIETY: Meets Second Tuesday of                      THE ROSARY & CHAPLET OF DIVINE MERCY AT
                                                                                                                         each month, 1:30 pm in Dibbins Hall.                         THE PLANNED PARENTHOOD IN INDEPENDENCE
Lectors:           B. Stompoly & L. Marlott                   Servers:          L. McCormick, M.Beal, A. Miller                                                                       at 3:45pm. Meet at the church parking lot at
Servers:           John Marlott                               EMHC:             Jerry & Joan Kimmis, A.Meyer                                                                          3:00pm second Thursday of each month. If

EMHC:              D. Levy, M. Swartz & B. Keeran             Gift Bearers:     D&A Boland Family
                                                                                                                         Merry Christmas!                                             you are interested in going, call the office or talk
                                                                                                                                                                                      to Father. Next prayer will be Jan. 13th.
Greeters:          Mary Wallace & Bea Stompoly                Greeters:         S. Thomas                                                                                             * OFFICE AFTER HOURS: to reach Father Hansen,
                                                                                                                         *MASS INTENTIONS: There are several openings
                                                                                                                                                                                      or another Priest in an emergency, call the office
Gift Bearers:      WM Bell Family                             Counters:         N. Deamos & A. Meyer                     for Masses to be offered. Please consider offering a         number at (660)-259-3043. When the answering
Rosary Leader: Christie Butler                                                                                           Mass for your loved ones. Mass intention order forms         machine answers, dial 106 and wait for a connection
                                                              Rosary Leader: Joan Kimmis                                 can be found in the vestibule.                               (this may take some time) – please be patient.
*FROM FATHER HANSEN: Over the next                         explained and more fully investigated. May Paul's
weeks, even months, I will present Evangelium              exhortation strike a chord in all theologians, pastors,
vitae (Gospel of Life) – by John Paul II – an              teachers and in all those responsible for catechesis
Encyclical Letter of his promulgated on March              and the formation of consciences. Aware of their
25th, 1995. Educating ourselves about Life is the          specific role, may they never be so grievously

first thing we need to do in aiding in building a          irresponsible as to betray the truth and their own
peaceful society.                                          mission by proposing personal ideas contrary to the
                                                           Gospel of life as faithfully presented and interpreted
 CHAPTER IV – YOU DID IT TO ME/FOR A                       by the Magisterium.

we have seen and heard we proclaim also to you" (1         In the proclamation of this Gospel, we must not fear
Jn 1:3): proclaiming the Gospel of life 82. To be          hostility or unpopularity, and we must refuse any
truly a people at the service of life we must propose      compromise or ambiguity which might conform us to
these truths constantly and courageously from the          the world's way of thinking (cf. Rom 12:2). We must
very first proclamation of the Gospel, and thereafter      be in the world but not of the world (cf. Jn 15:19;                                                                               Rev. Stephen E. Hansen
in catechesis, in the various forms of preaching, in       17:16), drawing our strength from Christ, who by his
personal dialogue and in all educational activity.         Death and Resurrection has overcome the world (cf.                                                                                        107 North 18th Street
                                                           Jn 16:33).
Teachers, catechists and theologians have the task of
                                                                                                                                                                                              Lexington, Missouri 64067
emphasizing the anthropological reasons upon which         *ALMA REDEMPTORIS MATER: During the                                   December 25th, 2010
respect for every human life is based. In this way, by                                                                                                                                                      660-259-3043
making the newness of the Gospel of life shine forth,
                                                           Christmas time the Alma Redemptoris Mater is                              Christmas
                                                           traditionally sung after night prayer. The text follows:
we can also help everyone discover in the light of
reason and of personal experience how the Christian                  Loving Mother of our Savior,
message fully reveals what man is and the meaning of                  hear thou thy people's cry.                                          Masses                                            Adoration
his being and existence. We shall find important                 Star of the deep and Portal of the sky!
points of contact and dialogue also with non-                Mother of Him who thee made from nothing                 Daily Mass:                                                   Mon: after Mass until noon
believers, in our common commitment to the                  made. Sinking we strive and call to thee for aid:
                                                                                                                       Mon., Wed., Thurs., Fri., Sat.,..8:00 am                    Wed: after Mass until 9:45 pm
establishment of a new culture of life.                     Oh, by what joy which Gabriel brought to thee,
                                                            Thou Virgin first and last, let us thy mercy see.          Tues.........................................7:45 pm   Our Lady of Perpetual Help Devotion
Faced with so many opposing points of view, and a                                                                                                                                     Tuesday at 7:30 pm
widespread rejection of sound doctrine concerning                                                                     Saturday.....................................4:00 pm
human life, we can feel that Paul's entreaty to            “The people who walked in darkness                                                                                                 Marriage
Timothy is also addressed to us: "Preach the word, be                                                                 Sunday.......................................9:00 am
urgent in season and out of season, convince, rebuke,      have seen a great light”—Is 9                                                                                      Give the Pastor nine months notice prior
and exhort, be unfailing in patience and in teaching"                                                                                 & 4:00 pm in Spanish                      to the desired date of the wedding.
(2 Tim 4:2). This exhortation should resound with
special force in the hearts of those members of the        *COMPENDIUM CORNER* –Questions &
                                                           Answers from the Compendium. Look for this
Church who directly share, in different ways, in her                                                                                   Confessions                                            Baptisms
mission as "teacher" of the truth. May it resound          “corner” every week. Part One Section Two
above all for us who are Bishops: we are the first ones    CHAPTER ONE 90. Did the incarnate Son of God                     Saturday 2:15 pm to 3:45 pm and                          Contact the Parish Office
called to be untiring preachers of the Gospel of life.     have a soul with human knowledge? 470-474                          for ½ Hour before all Masses
We are also entrusted with the task of ensuring that       (Catechism of the Catholic Church). The Son of God
the doctrine which is once again being set forth in this   assumed a body animated by a rational human soul.
                                                           With his human intellect Jesus learned many things                                                                       Bulletin Announcements
Encyclical is faithfully handed on in its integrity. We                                                                             Communion Calls
must use appropriate means to defend the faithful          by way of experience; but also as man the Son of God                                                                Our weekly bulletin is printed on Thursday
from all teaching which is contrary to it. We need to      had an intimate and immediate knowledge of God his             If you wish to have Holy Communion
make sure that in theological faculties, seminaries and    Father. He likewise understood people’s secret                 brought to your home please call the                                 Website
Catholic institutions sound doctrine is taught,            thoughts and he knew fully the eternal plans which he                          rectory.                  
                                                           had come to reveal.

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