Weekly bulletin of Saint John Nepomuk Chapel

21st Sunday of Ordinary Time

Stewardship thought for the week

 

 

 

August 27, 2017 – 21st Sunday in Ordinary Time

 

“Or who has given the Lord anything that he may be repaid?” – ROMANS 11:35

 

St. Paul reminds us of a central fact of stewardship. We cannot give the Lord anything, because God already owns it all. God made everything. All that we can do is return a portion of God’s many gifts back to Him. Sincere gratitude for our gifts opens our hearts to joyful generosity!

 

Last week’s collection: Envelopes $1,155.35; Loose $204.00; other $270.00

Total:  $1,629.35                                                     Remember, God can never be outdone in generosity.

 

 

Date Intentions Celebrant
Saturday, August 26 Otto & Rose Marie Stanovsky Father Frank Koeninger
Sunday, August 27 Bill Korpecki Father Paul Rothschild
Saturday, September 2 Michel Tallent, Jr Father Frank Koeninger
Sunday, September 3 Lerlene Jefferson TBA
     

Upcoming Masses:

 

 

Goulash Festival Planning Meeting Will be held in the hall Tuesday, September 12 at 6:30.  Please mark your calendar and plan to attend this important meeting.

 

Next weekend there will be a 2nd collection for the Catholic University of America.

 

Volunteer Opportunity—Ronald McDonald House Charities is opening its fourth Saint Louis Family Room and is in need of volunteers.  They are opening a new room on the third floor of the new Saint Louis Children’s Hospital and expect to serve 5,000 families per year.

 

All they are asking for is a minimum three-hour shifts per month.

 

This looks like a very rewarding opportunity to be of service to young patients and their families.

 

Learn more at https://rmcstl.com/get-involved.

 

Welcome Deacon Joseph J. Iovanna.  Deacon Joe will be joining us as Assistant Director on September 18.  Please welcome him as he begins this new chapter in his diaconal ministry. More details to follow.

 

Saints Peter and Paul Fall Festival, Sunday, September 24, 2017 from 11:00 am –3:00 pm.

 

There will be breakfast (reservations required), music by “The Gaslight Squares” jazz band from noon – 3:00 pm, a grand raffle, and 60+ baskets in the silent auction.

 

There will also be a cake booth, pull tabs, a bounce house and face painting for the kids.  Food will be served outside as well.

 

Please support our neighboring parish.

 

Contact Phyllis Sandusky at 314.231.9923 for breakfast reservations.

 

This weekend is the Feast of Saint Louis IX, King of France, the patron of our Archdiocese is this weekend.  Of course we have a statue of him just as you come into church.  He is one of only two kings depicted here.  The other is Saint

Wenceslas just across from Louis.

 

More than once in his lifetime Louis was heard to say that his baptism was more important than his coronation as king.  You can read one of those quotes above our baptismal font.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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