17th Sun. in Ord. Time ART AND CRAFT SHOW “There is a boy here who has five The Art and Craft Show will be Saturday, Oct. 3 in St. barley loaves and two fish; but Mary’s School gym from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Booth what good are these for so many?” rental fees are $30 for a single space, $50 for a double Then Jesus took the loaves, gave space. There will be no admission charge for spectators. thanks, and distributed them to those who were reclining, and also There will be concessions for sale, but not a full meal. as much of the fish as they For information go to www.stormlakecatholic.com - click wanted. - Jn 6:9, 11 on the Parish tab. Scroll down to: Art and Craft Show. July 26, 2009 Also plan to attend the Guild’s Gather Round My Table luncheon the same day for lunch. SOS WORKERS CORNER PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES MASS Please note for the upcoming weekend– Saturday, Persons with physical and/or cognitive disabilities are August 1, the following St. Mary’s School families are to invited to participate in a mass celebrating their work at the SOS Thrift Store: Tom Snyder family, Dana importance to the faith community Saturday Oct. 3, 5:30 Larsen family, and Mike Pedersen family. Thank you to p.m. at St. Mary’s in Storm Lake. Those interested in all who worked on July 18: Wayne/Bernie Andrews, Joe/ participating or helping please contact Maureen Strader Shirley Kelley, Jan Utter, Loueen Lange, Ellen and Alex at 732-7201. Smith, Shelly and Joshua Scuffham. DEBT REDUCTION– DOWN AGAIN!!!!! The sanctuary lamp is for the Parish Family. A payment of $4,750 was made again last week on the Please pray for our troops and their families. debt. That leaves a balance of $75,250. Many, many thanks to all who have contributed! 70TH WEDDING ANNIVERSARY Donald and Eunice Main, formerly of Storm Lake, will LOVE & LIFE celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary with an Open Our meeting will be held on July 28 at 6:45 pm in the House at Sunrise Pointe Golf Course in Storm Lake on convent. We will continue to work on our mission Sunday, August 2, from 1 to 2 p.m. Please join their statement, and work on plans to be at the college to make family in celebrating with them. Don and Eunice now live a presentation when school gets ready to start. Please at: Martina Place, 5815 Winwood Drive, Apt. 224, come. Also our PRAYER VIGIL will be August 7 in Johnston, IA 50131. front of Planned Parenthood from 4-6 p.m. We need lots of people to pray. CALL YOUR MEMBERS OF CONGRESS Find your representative and senator at the switchboard: 202-224-3121. Tell them health care reform should include: health coverage for all people from conception until natural death, continue the federal abortion funding ban, access for all, freedom of conscience, restrain costs SPONSOR OF THE WEEK: and apply costs equitably among payers. Sign up for congressional alerts: email@example.com. KUENY CHIROPRACTIC ACCOMPANIST(S) BADLY NEEDED Thank you to Dr. Gregory A. Kueny and all our We desperately need the help of those in the parish who generous bulletin advertisers for their support of have even a little piano playing ability. We will soon be St. Mary’s Parish. Please patronize them. down to two organists for 12 English masses per month. If we do not receive more help with keyboards, our music program will suffer greatly. If a parish of our size cannot produce a sufficient number of musicians, perhaps we have July 18/19 to ask whether we can appropriately celebrate (or need) three English masses / weekend. Please contact Fr. Stewardship Last Week Bruce asap if you can help – 732-3110. SCRIP NEWS Average Amount needed $ 17,000 Inventory sales: $5,964.90; revenue earned: $208.94. Reminder that next week's Thursday order will not be Total Collection $ 14,312.37 ready at 12 noon as usual. It will be ready at 3 p.m. the (Spanish masses) $ 1,587.18 following week, August 3 there will be no scrip order. $ 100 Sunday Portion $ 300.00 Thanks for using Scrip!!!! Pastor: Rev. Bruce A. Lawler * Associate Pastor: Rev. Jeremy Wind * Deacon: Rev. Mr. Mark Prosser Liturgies and Events This Week Monday, July 27 Friday, July 31 7 a.m. Leo Wolff 7 a.m. Luella Smith - Anniversary 10 a.m. - Noon Spanish Prayer Group 6:30 p.m. Coro 6 p.m. Spanish Prayer Group Saturday, August 1 Tuesday, July 28 12 p.m. Isain and Karina - Wedding 7 a.m. Ruben A. Gonzalez 2 p.m. Chad and Heather - Wedding 6 p.m. Marla Rodriguez - 15th Birthday 4-5 p.m. Reconciliation Nancy Rodriguez - Thanks 5:30 p.m. Anne Gallagher Wednesday, July 29 Sunday, August 2 7 a.m. Bob Nielson 8 a.m. Luella Smith 10 a.m. BV Manor CS 10 a.m. Doc and Marian Bedel 10 a.m. Meth. Manor Lit CS 12 Noon Oscar Perez - Good Health 2 p.m. Lao Mass - Parish Family Thursday, July 30 6 p.m. Bertha Sanchez, Maria Araujo, and 7 a.m. Living Members of Guild Daniel - Deceased 6:30 p.m. Coro Liturgical Ministries Schedule Weekday Ministers Saturday, 5:30 p.m. Sunday, 8 a.m. Sunday, 10 a.m. July 27-July 31 August 1 August 2 August 2 Ministers of the Altar Nathan Carlson Melanie Snyder — A Bailey Cavanaugh — A Doug Dimig—A Colby Snyder Alex Smith — S Joe Sandhoff — S Mitchell Fritz — S Nick Smith — S Tyler Weber — S Riley Fritz — S Ministers of the Word Mary A. Eckerman Sara Carlson —1 Wayne Andrews — 1 Denny Launderville — 1 Julie McKinney —2 Judy Halder — 2 AI Taphorn — 2 Ministers of the Eucharist Bill Kozisek Ryan Berg Bryan Baumhover Deb Anderson Joan Linnan Dick Johnson Julia Behm Carol Demers Pat Johnson Barry Bittner Sarah Dimig Don Kenyon Mary Agnes Eckerman Kathy Fritz Marita Kenyon Janet Halder Marion Gibbins Jean Miller Jim Klepetka Sue Gibbins Kathy Pomrenke Bernard Meyer Greg Kueny Roger Pomrenke Betty Rohr Bob O’Brien Sue Speers Mike Sandhoff Nella O’Brien Pam Tideman Yvonne Sandhoff Chris Sitzmann Laurie Wilson Rex Shearer Jay Sitzmann Hospitality Ministers Dianne Leonard Denis Gorde Brad Eddie Cindy Molgaard Gloria Gorde Molly Eddie Gary Pickhinke Jill Holton Dennis Frederick Karla Pickhinke Mike Holton Jane Frederick Dewyne Stucynski Bud Hott Vacant Shirley Stucynski LuAnn Hott Vacant Giftbearers N/A Jeanne Statz Leo and Madonna Strait Mary Kay Hudspeth and Family Music Ministers N/A / Terry / Heather / Erin Money Counters N/A Mark/Darlene Lussman Marilyn Bryant Good Samaritans I - Wayne/Bernie Andrews II - Vacant III - Dewyne/Shirley IV - Troy/Kari Stucynski VanderWoude HELP NEEDED SM DRESS CODE We are still in need of help to install the new playground As last year, SM logo uniform apparel (polos and sweat- equipment. Date for installation is August 8 at 8 a.m. shirts) will be available for order at registration on Au- Besides installing new equipment, the playground has to gust 6. Samples will be available to try on. The SM logo be made ready by removing some of the old equipment polos are NOT required. However, polo shirts are the and scraping the pea gravel off to the side. We would only type of shirt that is allowed. You may purchase appreciate many individuals helping out with this major your polo shirts anywhere. The polos must be a solid addition to our playground. The dedication of the Presen- color in the age appropriate color(s) and cannot have any tation Play ground will be later. Give the school a call at emblems/insignias or cap sleeves. For a complete list- 732-4166 if you would be able to help out. ing of the Uniform/Dress Code and Grooming Guide- lines, please refer to the handbook (pg. 28-30) available SCHOOL REGISTRATION on the school website at www.stormlakecatholic.com – St. Mary’s school registration is August 6 from 9 a.m. to click on the school tab. The SM logo polo shirts will be a 7 p.m. in the parish center. We are excited about the better quality shirt this year. Contact Jane Besaw (732- growth potential we have for the 2009-10 school year. 9047) with questions. We are asking that if you cannot make it to registration that day, please call the school before August 10 to con- ADDRESS CORRECTIONS firm your child’s attendance. We have created a waiting St. Mary’s High School graduates – and parents of our list for two of our elementary classes. graduates – make sure we have the most current address for our alumni. We spend over $100 in needless address BRIDGE CLUB THANKS updates through the post office. Please contact Dawn A big thank you to the St. Mary’s Bridge Club. Each year Prosser in the Development Office at 732-3110 Ext. 15 the club donates funds to St. Mary’s School. Those funds or firstname.lastname@example.org with the current addresses, or to are used to buy some extra things that we do not include check our database. Thank you! This money is better in the budget. The club has informed us they are always spent supporting our programs! looking for new members. Contact Al or Diane White if you are interested in playing bridge. WOMEN’S DAY OUT Be sure to have your calendars marked for the Gather SCHOOL WEBSITE Round My Table St. Mary’s Guild Parade of Tables, Please note the school portion of the website will be Saturday, Oct. 3 for a luncheon. Before you go, or after down from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 8 for sched- the program, plan to attend the From Our Hands Art and uled maintenance through our provider. The parish web- Craft Show in St. Mary’s Gymnasium. Plan for a full day site will still be available. Both can be found at storm- with the luncheon and art fair! lakecatholic.com. MEET THE CARDINAL FORGET YOUR ENVELOPE? It’s not often you have the chance to dine with a Cardi- You will never have to worry about forgetting your nal! Plan to purchase tickets to the Bishop’s Dinner for church offering envelopes or checkbook again – consider Catholic Education Sunday, Oct. 11 at 4:30 p.m. at the signing up for automatic withdrawal (ACH) from your Convention Center in Sioux City. Tickets are $125 each checking or savings accounts for your church offering. – with $85 coming back to St. Mary’s School for our There are several options to choose from regarding fre- Technology Fund. Cardinal Daniel DiNardo, formerly quency of the payment. Contact Martha Smith in the Fi- Bishop of the Sioux City Diocese. nance Office at 732-3110 Ext. 26 or fi- email@example.com for more information. AMBRY FOR THE HOLY OILS (Automatic withdrawal is also available for tuition pay- A new repository for the oil of the sick, oil of catechu- ments.) We are preparing to order 2010 envelopes and mens and sacred chrism, constructed of oak and ebony need a list of any new automatic withdrawal parishioners. by Dale Wordekemper of Benchmark Woodworks, was installed in the church this past week on the pillar near CEMETERY NEWS the baptismal font. We are grateful to Jean Cavanaugh Cemetery clean up will be August 2. Please give the and family who donated it in memory of Paul, who died committee at least another week so they can get the mow- last December. Please remember him in your prayers. ing trimming done-weather permitting. BALL 2010 LEADERSHIP We are happy to announce that Ned and Deb Lenhart JUMP RIGHT IN AND RUN will be joining Dan and Amy Jones as co-chairs for the Mark your calendars for the Second Annual Jump Right 2010 St. Mary’s Ball and Charity Auction. We appreci- In and Run Half Marathon, Half Marathon Relay and 5K ate their willingness to work hard to raise much-needed events Sunday, Sept. 6 along the lakeshore. Walkers also funds for St. Mary’s School. Mark your calendars for welcome! Be sure to check the website at stormlakerun- Saturday, March 27, 2010. ningclub.com.