THE SAINT PAUL HERALD-SECOND SUNDAY OF LENT MARCH 12, 2017

Sunday, March 12, 2017

GOSPEL


MT 17:1-9

Jesus took Peter, James, and John his brother, 
and led them up a high mountain by themselves.
And he was transfigured before them; 
his face shone like the sun 
and his clothes became white as light.
And behold, Moses and Elijah appeared to them,
conversing with him.
Then Peter said to Jesus in reply, 
"Lord, it is good that we are here.
If you wish, I will make three tents here, 
one for you, one for Moses, and one for Elijah."
While he was still speaking, behold,
a bright cloud cast a shadow over them, 
then from the cloud came a voice that said, 
"This is my beloved Son, with whom I am well pleased;
listen to him."
When the disciples heard this, they fell prostrate
and were very much afraid.
But Jesus came and touched them, saying,
"Rise, and do not be afraid."
And when the disciples raised their eyes, 
they saw no one else but Jesus alone.

As they were coming down from the mountain,
Jesus charged them,
"Do not tell the vision to anyone 
until the Son of Man has been raised from the dead."

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

PARISH FINANCIAL REPORT

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SAVE THE DATE

 

Friday, May 5, 2017

The Knights of Columbus & St. Paul’s School

Are hosting a parish Cinco de Mayo party.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

WOMEN'S EMMAUS RETREATE

 

 

The annual women’s Emmaus retreat is quickly approaching!  The retreat will be held the weekend of March 24 – 26 at the Blue Ridge Assembly YMCA in Black Mountain, NC.  This is a wonderful opportunity to recharge your spiritual

battery and connect with other women who want to learn more about their faith.  For more information, please contact Shannon Slaughter at 760-362-3477. 

Applications can be found on the church website under Ministries/ Women’s Emmaus or outside the parish office.  This is your chance to say “Yes” to Him in 2017!

Here is what Gloria Babb, a St. Paul’s parishioner, said about her retreat:

“This weekend I had my Emmaus walk in North Carolina and it was hands-down one of the best weekends of my life! I was embraced by God and His perfect love for me and He spoke loud and clear to me. I was blessed to have some quiet time to reflect but also much time with some amazing women that I now call my friends & sisters in Christ. If you ever have an opportunity to do this- run, don't walk... invest in yourself & grow closer to our Savior, Jesus.”      

We hope you will join us!

FIND MORE INFORMATION HERE

 

 

 

40 DAYS FOR LIFE

Our Lady of the Rosary Respect Life Committee and Knights of Columbus Council 1668 will be presenting a Rosary service for the Day of the Unborn Child on the Solemnity of the Annunciation, Saturday, March 25 at 4:00 pm, at Our Lady of the Rosary.  This is a good opportunity to pray for the unborn and visit the new church!

 

FIVE INDIVIDUAL LENTEN PRACTICES

(From Catholic Digest , March 2017)

 

3. Attend Mass.  This might seem like a no-brainer, but especially in this penitential season, it is key to attend Mass each Sunday.  You might also want to

attend one weekly Mass a week.  These daily Masses tend to be more intimate and can provide you with a spiritual outlet you may never have experienced

before.

SUNDAY SCHOOL

There will be no Sunday School

Sunday, April 9    Palm Sunday

Sunday, April 16  Easter Sunday

 

YOUTH GROUP

Grades 8-12

Tuesday, March 14

6:00 pm-8:00 pm.

Mass, Benediction,

Novena, and Supper.

Meet in the Historic Church.

We will walk to Arby’s after Mass,

 

GOLF TOURNAMENT

 

The 11th Annual St. Paul the Apostle Catholic School Golf Tournament presented by Dr. Lawrence Roel will be held Friday, April 21, 2017. The tee time will be at 1:00 PM. Please help to maintain 75 years of a quality Catholic education at our school by becoming a sponsor or player. Watch for player registration at a later date. For further information contact Fred Cuneo at 814-4867

DOWNLOAD GOLF TOURNAMENT FORM HERE

 

 

 

 

PRAY FOR...

Karen Mitro Meyer

Sharon Davy

Sandra Blume

Sharen Kaska

Beverly Barrs

Louise McCarley

Gerald Rogers

Margaret Wagner

Ann Strozzo

Annie Smith

Marie Roche

Mary Beth Lofton

Frank Talley

Mary Onorato

Nancy Onorato

Carol Addison

Richard Tremmel, Jr.

TSgt. Brandi Tremmel, USAF

Michael O’Brian

Eleanor Mason

James Mason

Carol Gurga

Christian Emory

Paula Emory

Mike Mason, OFS

Anna Fromm

Patrick Daniel

If you know of someone who is home-bound, in the hospital or a nursing home who would like to receive Holy Communion, please contact the parish office at 582-0674.

 

PRAY FOR ACTIVE DUTY MILITARY

· PV2 Collin Vandersommen, USA

· Airman 1st class Alex Quintero, USAF

· SSgt. Joseph Hartranft, USAF

· LCpl. Dylan Simpson, USMC

· Pvt. Drake Needs, USA

· Senior Airman Devin  Needs, USAF

· Third Class Petty Officer Darian Needs, USN

· Airman 1st Class Imanol Ortega, USAF

· Col. John Leong, USA

· Sgt. Brandon Ray Pruitt, USMC

· TSgt. Billyjoe Welling, USAF

· Maj. C. S. Lavelle, USAF - ANG

· MSgt. Tyler Loftis, Air Force -NCANG

· Capt. Adam G. Farrar, USA

· Lt. Micah Shute, USN

· SSgt. Chad Michael   Campbell. USA

· Ens. Otto A. Quintero, USN

 

 

 

 

Zachary Foxwell-Holmes, one of the Elect from Saint Paul the Apostle,  stands with Bishop Robert Guglielmone following the Rite of Election on Friday, March 3 at Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton in Mauldin.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

WELL READ MOMS

The Well Read Moms are gathering on Tuesday, March 14 at 7:00 pm in the Youth Cube to discuss this month's book, "Wuthering Heights" by Emily Bronte.  On April 11, we will be discussing "The Screwtape Letters" by CS Lewis.  All women are invited...even if you haven't read the book.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Feast of Saint Joseph

Grades 8-12

Saint Joseph Table

Sunday, March 19

6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Parish Center Gym

Everyone bring their favorite Italian delicacies to share.

Come and enjoy this pot luck style supper in honor of the Feast of Saint Joseph, patron of families and workers, and the Earthly Father of our Lord and Savior. This is a tradition with Italian families that goes back generations to honor Saint Joseph for his intercession at a time of severe famine.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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