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VOL.

5 July 27-28, 2013ISSUE 30

Welcome to Good Shepherd Chapel

Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary


Luke gives more attention to Jesus' teachings on prayer than any other Gospel writer. He also mentions Jesus at
prayer more than the others. In today's reading, from the beginning of Chapter 11 of his Gospel, Luke presents the core of Jesus' teaching on prayer. It consists of Jesus teaching a prayer to his disciples, a parable on the persistent neighbor, and assurances that God hears our prayers. The disciples notice Jesus praying in a certain place. They ask him to teach them to pray just as John the Baptist had taught his disciples. Jesus teaches them a simple version of the most famous Christian prayer, the Our Father, or the Lord's Prayer. Matthew's version shows signs of being shaped by public prayer. Luke's version is probably closer to the original form that Jesus taught. Stripped of much of the language we are used to, Luke's version seems simple and direct. We pray that God's name will be recognized as holy and that his rule over all will be established. This is followed by petitions for our needs for bread, for forgiveness, and for deliverance. Luke uses the more theological language of sins rather than debts, which is used in Matthew's version. Having taught his disciples a simple, daily prayer, Jesus goes on to reassure them that God answers prayers. First he tells a parable about a persistent neighbor who asks a friend for bread at midnight. The friend is already in bed and has no desire to disturb his family by opening the door. But because the neighbor is persistent, the sleeping man gets up and gives him all that he needs. If a neighbor is willing to help us if we are persistent enough, how could God not respond to our requests? This teaching concludes with the reminder that if we seek, we will get a response. If a human father, with all his faults, knows how to give good gifts to his children, how much more will our heavenly Father give us? Instead of good gifts, however, Luke substitutes the word Holy Spirit. This foreshadows the gift of the Holy Spirit, who is central to Luke's theology and who will play an important role in the growth of the early Church after Pentecost. The parable and the concluding teaching in this section should not lead us to think of prayer as a series of requests presented to God. Rather, as Jesus teaches in his model prayer, prayer consists in recognizing God's holiness and his rule over all things. Retrieved from http://www.loyola.com/sundayconnection.

Parish Staff
Pastor: Fr. Joseph Lea (267) 243-5861 joseph.p.lea.mil@mail.mil NCOIC: SGT. Marcus Levering (706) 791-4308 Deacon: - Rev. Mr. David Kriegel deacondave@saintmichaelparishfg.org - Rev. Mr. Kelley Culver deaconkelley@saintmichaelparishfg.org PLC: Lola Rivera (706) 791-4829 plc@saintmichaelparishfg.org RE Coordinator: Adriana Gramer recoordinator@saintmichaelparishfg.org RCIA: Kelley Culver (706) 855-9893 rcia@saintmichaelparishfg.org Music Director: Sonia Rivera music@saintmichaelparishfg.org CWOC: Andrea Perez (707)365-7253 mccw@saintmichaelparishfg.org Knights of Columbus: Jim Redmond
Knightsofcolumbus@saintmichaelparishfg.org

CCD Upcoming Events


- 28 July and 4 August - 11:30-2:30pm Bldg 13 RE Center Registration. - 11 August - RE Begins at 8:30-9:45am followed by the 10am Mass at Good Shepherd Chapel. The Religious Education program at St. Michaels is in need of substitute teachers and teachers aides. Please contact recoordinator@saintmichaelparish.org if you are interested in being a substitute or aide.

Youth Ministry: Laura Pizzi cym@saintmichaelparishfg.org EME: Judy Kriegel, (706) 869-9781 eme@saintmichaelparishfg.org Altar Servers: Alex Besel altarservers@saintmichaelparishfg.org Lectors: Tom Dean, (706) 860-6946 lectors@saintmichaelparishfg.org Ushers/Greeters:Bill Holt,(706)951-3625 ushers@saintmichaelparishfg.org Flowers Ministry: Fran Simpson flowers@saintmichaelparishfg.org Welcome Sunday: Gilda Fontimayor
welcomesunday@saintmichaelparishfg.org

A CCD Teacher Needed


The Religious Education (RE) program is in need of a volunteer to teach 1st Grade. If you are interested in helping pass on the faith to our children please contact the RE Coordinator at recoordinator@saintmichaelparishfg.org or call 706 855 9275. Thank you.

Webmaster: Judy Culver webmaster@saintmichaelparishfg.org Liturgical Schedule: Brian Musha lemuschedule@saintmichaelparishfg.org Hospitality Ministry: Barbara Larson hospitality@saintmichaelparishfg.org Bulletin Editor: Lola Rivera bulletin@saintmichaelparishfg.org

MASS SCHEDULE
Monday & Wednesday: 11:30am Saturday: 5:00pm Sunday: 8:30am and 10:00am RECONCILIATION Saturday: 4:00pm- 4:45pm Sunday: 7:45am-and 9:30am (also by appointment)

SAINT MICHAELS MISSION STATEMENT

Saint Michaels Catholic Community is a group of Catholic Christians associated with the Armed Forces under the guidance of the Holy Spirit and the Archdioceses for the Military Services served by the pastoral leadership of our priest(s), deacon(s), and parish staff. The community is dedicated to exemplifying Christian community by proclaiming the Good News of Jesus Christ through worship, service, and witness to the people of Fort Gordon and surrounding communities.

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MINISTRIES NEWS
CWOC- Catholic Women of the Chapel (formally MCCW)
We would like to invite you to the Catholic Women of the Chapel (CWOC) Installation Ceremony to install the new officers who will serve during Fiscal Year 14. The ceremony will be held this Sunday at 8:30am at Good Shepherd Chapel. Please join us! UPCOMING EVENTS

Monthly Meeting
Please know that our next meeting will be on Tuesday August 13, 2013 in Bldg. 13 at 1830. The Council will be hosting a Second degree exemplification in conjunction with the monthly meeting. The degree is scheduled to start at 1830 and should last about an hour. So, the social hour will be at 1930 aprox, and the meeting at 2000 aprox. The attire for those attending or observing the degree should be coat and tie. Please contact the Grand Knight Jim Redmond if you have any questions at: knightsofcolumbus@saintmichaelparishfg.org

KICK-OFF: Please join us on August 2nd at 6pm at the Bicentennial Chapel to celebrate the CWOC Kick-off. If you do not receive our emails, please sign up at cwoc@saintmichaelparishfg.org or contact Andrea Perez at (707) 365-7253. COLLECTIONS FOR CSS: The CWOC (formally MCCW) will be collecting hygiene products this year for Catholic Social Services. There will be a marked plastic tub in the activity room for donations. MISSIONARY WORK: Volunteer with the Missionaries of Charity in Atlanta. Contact mccwfg@yahoo.com if you are interested in this opportunity. Must be VIRTUS trained and participate in background check.

Knights of Columbus Website


The Knights Website is updated with new links to Supreme, GA ST Council, Fr. McGivney Guild and St Michael's Parish Web page. Brother Bill Best continues to improve our Site and its capabilities. You can now make a donation to our Council Charities online. Note Donations to our Council Charities are not Tax Deductible per IRS Rules. You may visit the new website at http://www.kofc14773.org/

Altar Servers Training!!!


There will be NO Altar Servers training session this month. We will announce the next session as soon as the date and time is released. We apologize for the inconvenience. For more information, please contact the Altar Servers Coordinator, Alex Besel at (706) 855 -9275 or

Rehearsal Information
Choir Practice is on Wednesdays at 7:45pm at our chapel. Singers and musicians are welcomed! Contact Sonia Rivera at (706) 627-0637 or send her an email at music@saintmichaelparishfg.org

Food Drive Continues


Thanks to everyone for you generous donations (500 Lbs) 40 Items for Lent. Our Food Drive continues because Sister Janet always needs help for the less fortunate of our community. Please continue to be generous.

Would you like to Donate Flowers for a Special Intention?


You can donate flowers for a special intention, such as, in memory of the death of a loved one, or in celebration of your wedding anniversary, or birthday. Please, contact the Flowers Ministry Coordinator Fran Simpson for more information @ flowersministry@saintmichaelparishfg.org.

Ushers Needed
We are in need of several ushers for each of our Mass services (Sat. 5:pm, Sun. 8:30am and 10am). This is a great opportunity to serve your parish. Please contact the Ushers Coordinator Bill Holt if you are interested or need more information (706) 951-3625 or
ushers@saintmichaelparishfg.org

Families Wanted
Our Parish is looking for families who would like to bring up the gifts at each mass. Please contact Bill Holt if you are interested or need more information (706) 951-3625 or ushers@saintmichaelparishfg.org

Altar Servers Needed


Our Parish is looking for adult or children who would like to serve as altar servers at the 5pm Mass. Please contact Lola Rivera.

St. Michaels Day will be celebrated on September 29th, the actual feast day, after the 10am Mass. More information to come in upcoming bulletins!!! We need your help to have a successful celebration. If you sing, dance, are a comedian, or have any other talent, this is your chance to share your talent with your Parish. Please contact Lola Rivera if you would like to sign up for the entertainment part of the day.

Upcoming Meetings
We have scheduled a few meetings to help us coordinate St. Michaels Day. It is very important that ministry coordinators attend these meetings. Please, mark your calendars for the following upcoming meetings: August 5, 5:00pm (Activity room) September 2, 5:00pm (Activity room) September 26, 5:00pm (Activity room) Please contact me if you are unable to attend any of these meetings. plc@saintmichaelparishfg.org. Thank you.

ATTENTION FACEBOOK USERS!

Volunteer Today!!!
We are recruiting new volunteers for the different ministries that we have in our parish. Contact the Parish Life Coordinator if you are interested in serving our community. There are many open opportunities some of them are listed in page 5. Please, contact Lola Rivera if you are interested at plc@saintmichaelparishfg.org or (706) 7914829.

Book Club Discussion


on Mondays

6:30pm-7:30pm
Facilitated by Fr Joseph and DCN Kelley
Sign up today via email at recoordinator@saintmichaelparishfg.org

Military Archdiocese Website


Do you need to request a baptism certificate? First Communion certificate? You may inquire any sacramental information you may need at http://www.milarch.org

The Feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary


This coming month on August 15th, we will celebrate The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary. This feast falls on Wednesday this year. Catholics are called to attend Mass on this day. St. Michaels will offer two masses to celebrate this feast at 11:30am and 5:30pm at the Good Shepherd Chapel.

Cancelled until further notice

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YOUTH MINISTRY news


YOUTH MASS
Is OFF for the Summer!!!
Did you attend the ATL Conference?
We are looking for at least two of you to share your testimonies on the ATL Youth Conference at the end of mass on Aug. 4th. The testimonies need to be short and brief, about three minutes long. Just share your experience and if something profound happened to you and you like to share, that would be awesome. Please email your testimony to the Youth Ministry coordinator, Mrs. Laura Pizzi at cym@saintmichaelparishfg.org. Pray about it and let me know. Youth are encouraged to do the readings, serve as ushers, sing in the choir, and present the gifts during Mass. Please contact the Youth Ministry Coordinator if you are interested in participating. We have choir practice on Wednesday at 7:45pm in our chapel. Contact us if you have any questions at cym@saintmichaelparishfg.org

Resuming on August 18th! Have a safe rest of the summer. We will see you soon.

The Solemnity of the Assumption of Mary Holy Day of Obligation 11:30am and 5:30pm Masses At Good Shepherd Chapel Ministries and Volunteers Orientation on 7 September @ GSC

How to Become a member of St. Michael CYM


If you are interested in becoming a member of one of the most important ministry at our parish, you are in the right place! St. Michaels CYM is one of the most important ministries in our parish. Our mission is to help our youth learn what it means to live in loving community. The Youth ministry provides youth a glimpse of what it means to be loved unconditionally. We want to help you to Uncover your Spiritual Gifts such as mission, prayer, teaching healing and hospitality. Join us and enjoy a welcoming, safe, comfortable, and experiential environment. Our values includes, among others, the following: growing and connecting in our knowledge of the Scriptures, growing and connecting in our relationship with each other, growing and connecting in our relationship with God through music, art, prayer, meditation, His Word, and experience, and serving one another, God, and the local and global communities. Dont miss this opportunity to grow in your faith and have fun! All in one! For more information in how to become a member of St. Michaels Youth Ministry, please contact the Laura Pizzi , cym@saintmichaelparishfg.org.

Lighthouse Catholic Media Free downloads!


Lighthouse Catholic Media has partnered with the Archdiocese for the Military Services to offer 9 free downloads (1 per month). The Military Download of the Month offers a monthly talk about the Catholic faith. Several of the downloads have welcome messages from Archbishop Broglio. Sign up now to listen, pray and grow in faith. Through the generosity of donors these free audio downloads are available to Military personnel, Veterans, A family member of Military personnel, Parent, child or sibling of any fallen Military member. Follow this link to https://www.lighthousecatholicmedia.org/ military for this free service to receive these audio downloads and grow in faith.

PRAYER FOR HOLY FATHER POPE FRANCIS I


Let us pray for our New Holy Father, the Successor of St Peter, Pope Francis I. Take, Lord, and receive all my liberty, my memory, my understanding, and my entire will, All I have and call my own. You have given all to me. To you, Lord, I return it. Everything is yours; do with it what you will. Give me only your love and your grace, that is enough for me.

Visit us at http://www.saintmichaelparishfg.org

Are you celebrating your wedding anniversary soon? Send us an email at plc@saintmichaelparishfg.org

Lucky Simpson, July 23rd Dorothy Schneider, August 28th

9/11 Special Mass


St. Michaels Parish will honor the 9-11 Victims and their families with a special Mass on September 11th at 11:30am. Please join us!

PO REQUEST PROCESS
Ministry Leaders are required to follow the following Parish Financial guideline to submit Purchase Order (PO) requests. NO EXCEPTIONS. PO request forms can be found for your convenience in the first bulletin board located in the hallway. You may deposit your PO request in the PLC mailbox at anytime. - POs need to be submitted by the 5th of each month (for the following month) to ensure the Fund Manager processes requests and get them approved. - Ministry Heads or Committee Coordinators are responsible for pricing and submitting the required information to either the Parish Financial Advisor or the PLC. Add a few days to this process. - Ensure the required information is completed to avoid delay in the PO request process. - Name of the store, point of contact, address and phone number. - Include Activity name in the Program Description box and Name of Point of Contact and valid phone number (Ex. St. Michaels Day. POC Lola Rivera (443) 223 -1125.) - Date the items are needed (date of the event. Ex. 12DEC11) - Item Description (specify name, brand, code, color, size, and many other details that makes easy to identify the item. Ex. Levis Jeans, black, size 34 waist, 31 length), and quantity of the items. (Ex. 3, 2 -Liters Diet Coke) - Price per unit. (Round prices. Do not be afraid to inflate the price a little bit. Ex. $7.50, you can write $10), - The requester of the purchase is responsible to make arrangements to do the purchases. If this person cannot accompany the cardholder, he/she must coordinate with another person within his/her group to do it. Note: The cardholder, PLC, or Financial Advisor are not required to do the purchase. Please, submit your PO requests to Aldo Calvi, financialadvisor@saintmichaelparishfg.org and PLC to plc@saintmichaelparishfg.org. Thank you.

Movie Review
The Wolverine
By John Mulderig Catholic News Service NEW YORK (CNS) -- Does the idea of a giant suit of samurai armor made out of an indestructible -- but, alas, fictional -- alloy called adamantium strike you as the coolest thing ever? If so, then the macho superhero adventure "The Wolverine" (Fox) might just be the movie for you. Viewers addicted neither to outsized gadgetry nor to the Marvel Comics X-Men mythos of which this is an extension, however, may find director James Mangold's action picture a heavy lift. That's largely due to the physical and emotional angst endured by the titular character (Hugh Jackman) who also goes by the more casual handle Logan. Ostensibly, Logan would seem to have a lot going for him. Not only can he sprout tougher-than-steel (i.e., also adamantium) claws from his hands at a moment's notice, but his body has miraculous powers of selfhealing too. Ay, but there's the rub: Logan's invulnerability has resulted in virtual immortality. And, after more than a century of hanging around, he's as bored, blase and downright world-weary as any 1950s French philosopher. Then there's the fact that, along the way, he accidentally killed his true love. Darn! Perhaps a trip to exotic Japan might alleviate the blues? To justify the jaunt, we open on flashbacks of World War II that find Logan a POW sweating it out in a heavily reinforced hot box that happens to be located across the bay from the doomed city of Nagasaki. As the mushroom cloud looms, Logan saves the life of one of his captors, an officer named Yashida (Ken Yamamura). Flash forward to the present, and the aged but eternally grateful Yashida (Haruhiko Yamanouchi), now a fabulously wealthy industrialist (what else?), is facing death. He summons his old friend for a final visit. Naturally, Yashida has a fetching granddaughter, Mariko (Tao Okamoto), whose position as his heir makes her a target for bad guys. How many tattooed Yakuza types can Logan's built-in Ginsu knives slice and dice? Um, quite a lot. Fortunately, the relentless combat involves only moderate gore, and occasional flashes of wit offer some relief from the fog oftestosterone. Less welcome is the fact that Logan and Mariko not only fall for each other, but fall into bed together as well. They do so despite the obvious detail that Logan's mark-of-Cain lifestyle does not exactly lend itself to long-term commitments. Additionally, a scene where the otherwise conventionally heroic Logan almost murders one of the principal villains (played by Brian Tee) in cold blood -- Logan averts the guilt of killing him only by accident -- will not sit well with morally mature audience members. The film contains constant action violence with some blood, ritual suicides, a nonmarital bedroom scene, rear nudity, mature references, at least one use of the Fword and occasional crude and crass language. The Catholic News Service classification is A-III -- adults. The Motion Picture Association of America rating is PG-13 -- parents strongly cautioned. Some material may be inappropriate for children under 13.
Retrieved from http://www.catholicnews.com/

FACILITY SCHEDULING POLICY


Chapel facility can be requested for religious activities and services within our parish. Requests need to be in written in the official form and submitted via the PLC to avoid scheduling issues. - Submit requests at least two weeks in advance. - Forms can be found for your convenience in the inbox located in the Catholic Office. - You may deposit your PO request in the PLC mailbox at anytime. - Priority for chapel usage is as follows: 1. Religious/Worship Services 2. Memorial/Funeral Services 3. Other Religious Services/Events 4. Weddings/Baptisms 5. Unit Specific Activities Requesters Responsibilities Requester is responsible for setup for the event and tear down at end of event. All needed supplies will be provided by the requester (group). No food, drink, gum tobacco products, alcohol, weapons, etc will be brought into the Sanctuary Ensure the used facility is clean after usage (clean coffee pot, pick up all trash, vacuumed, turn off ALL lights and lock ALL doors.

Use the suggestion box located in the hallway to nominate yourself or another candidate for any of the positions (President, Vice-President, Secretary and Financial Advisor). Thank you.

Donate your used American Flags


Knights of Columbus are collecting unserviceable flags for Retirements until June 1st.
You may deposit your donations in a box marked Flagged in the activity room Contact Bill Holt for more information @ ushers@saintmichaelparishfg.org

Visit us at http://www.saintmichaelparishfg.org

HTTP:// WWW.USTREAM.TV And type SAINTMICHAELPARISH

NOTE: TV MASSES, LIVE OR RECORDED DO NOT FULFILL OUR SUNDAY DUTY, BUT THEY ARE A GREAT WAY TO HEAR THE WORD OF GOD. FEEL FREE TO SHARE WITH OTHERS.

We are looking for a parishioner who would like to live stream or just record the Saturday 5pm Mass. If you are interested, please, contact Mrs. Lola Rivera at plc@saintmichaelparishfg.org or 706-791-4829 or 443-2231125. Thank you.

Prayer for Vocations


Join us as we pray for Vocations, priesthood, deaconate and Religious Life. O God, Father of all Mercies, Provider of a bountiful Harvest, send Your Graces upon those You have called to gather the fruits of Your labor; preserve and strengthen them in their lifelong service of you. Open the hearts of Your children that they may discern Your Holy Will; inspire in them a love and desire to surrender themselves to serving others in the name of Your son, Jesus Christ. Teach all Your faithful to follow their respective paths in life guided by Your Divine Word and Truth. Through the intercession of the Most Blessed Virgin Mary, all the Angels, and Saints, humbly hear our prayers and grant Your Church's needs, through Christ, our Lord.

ST MICHAELS FOR LIFE ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~


Rachels Vineyard Ministry
If you have feelings of grief, anxiety, guilt, depression, emotional or spiritual problems due to a past abortion know that you are not alone. The Rachels Vineyard Ministry is here to help with professional counseling, Post Abortion Healing Retreats and emotional support. This ministry provides retreats several times/year. For additional information in upcoming retreats to our area, please contact Stephanie May 912-201-4059 scmay@diosav.org. Complete confidentiality will be honored at all times.

Pro-Life Mass & Rosary


For your information, there is a Mass the first Saturday of each month at Saint Mary on the Hill, 9:15 am followed by a Pro-Life Rosary at Preferred Health Center right after (approximately 10:15am). This activity is NOT organized by our parish, but you are invited to participate to support the Right to Life.

Abortion Alternatives
Birthright of Augusta (706) 733-LOVE Augusta Care Pregnancy Center (706) 724-3733

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
Recruiting New Volunteers There are many ways to help your community within the parish. Demonstrate Gods love by volunteering some of
your time. The following are some of the many volunteer opportunities for you. Contact the Parish Life Coordinator if you have questions or need further information. plc@saintmichaelparishfg.org.

VOLUNTEERS COORDINATOR (volunteer position)


St. Michaels Parish at Fort Gordon is looking for a dedicated, hardworking person, sensitive to the ways God calls and equips people for mission in daily life, to help the members of our congregation grow in both spirituality and in participation. Positive communication skills, including both quality listening skills and comfort with cold-calling, are a necessity! Ability to maintain open and often communication with parish volunteers. Duties will include, but are not limited to: - Establish and maintain relationships with congregation members and community organizations to assist the congregation in accomplishing its missional responsibilities. - Create and maintain databases of congregational member information such as skills and interests. Such databases may include some or all software such as Microsoft Access, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, and Microsoft Publisher. - Establish and oversee recruitment procedures to meet specific group needs for activities and functions of volunteers. - Evaluate the work of volunteers to ensure that work is of appropriate quality and that resources are used effectively. - Assist in the assimilation process of new members. Work with the Parish Life Coordinator to acknowledge, recognize, and support volunteers as well as recommend new directions for ministry. - Help connect members with existing ministries and programs within the congregation. - Report questions, comments, or concerns regularly to the Parish Life Coordinator. - Other duties as assigned by the Pastor and/or Parish Life Coordinator or as deemed necessary. Questions? Please contact the PLC, plc@saintmichaelparishfg.org

Care Ministry Coordinator


We are looking for a volunteer to coordinate the Care Ministry. This ministry assists parishioners who are sick at home or hospital. The ministry coordinator is responsible for coordinating visits in consultation with the senior pastor and PLC. The coordinator will be willing to visit parishioners who request this assistance, share the Word of God and prayer with them, and offer Holy Communion at the time of visit. If this is your call, or you need further information, please contact us at plc@saintmichaelparishfg.org.

Adult Altar Servers Wanted We are looking for adult altar servers to assist at Mass, especially at Saturday 5pm and Sunday 8:30am masses. Please, contact Alex Besel if you are interested in becoming an altar server. This is a great opportunity to serve our Lord. altarservers@saintmichaelparishfg.org Evangelization Coordinator We are looking for volunteers to coordinate the Evangelization ministry. Please, contact Lola Rivera if you are interested in coordinating this ministry, or if you need more information at plc@saintmichaelparishfg.org

DATE 8/3/2013

TIME 5:00

LECTOR M. Corbett E. Greenwood

EME J. Kriegel M. Lockard J. Capozzoli R. Capozzoli A. David R. Leal C. Leal C. Redmond

USHER R. Agostini VACANT A. Larson K. Simmons J. David J. Redmond I. Rodriguez J. Varner

8/4/2013

8:30

B. Larson M. Carrington

10:00

R. Truelove T. McCarthy

Please, contact your coordinator with at least 48 hours in advance if you are unable to serve at the mass that you are schedule. Lectors: Tom Dean (706) 860-6946 or lectors@saintmichaelparishfg.org Extraordinary Ministers: Judy Kriegel (706) 869-9781 or eme@saintmichaelparishfg.org Ushers: Bill Holt (706) 951-3625 or ushers@saintmichaelparishfg.org You may contact the Liturgy Schedule Coordinator if you have any questions or concerns about schedule at Brian Musha @ lemuschedule@saintmichaelparishfg.org. Thank you for your cooperation.

PLCs Office Hours


The Parish Life Coordinator is available to assist you with registrations, Sacramental inquires, PO requests, and any other needs via phone, and email when needed. Parish office hours are from Monday thru Friday from 9am-1pm Parish office hours may change due to meetings or other duties with no notice. If you need immediate assistance, please contact the PLC (706) 791-4829 or (443) 223-1125, plc@saintmichaelparishfg.org Note: The Parish Office will be closed on Jul 29. Email or call if needed.

Pastoral Visitations
There is simply no place more appropriate than the home for pastors to interact with their parishioners in a personal manner. And this holds true whether such interaction is for the purpose of leading a person to Christ, reclaiming a lost soul, or offering support and guidance. For this reason, our Pastor, Father Joseph would like to start Pastoral Visitations to give parishioners the opportunity of meeting and knowing him. He would like to visit parishioners homes twice a week, so if you are interested in receiving the special visit of our Pastor, please contact the PLC Lola Rivera to schedule a Pastoral visitation @ (706) 791-4829, or plc@saintmichaelparishfg.org. Father Joseph is looking forward to visit your home, talk and pray with you and your family in earnestness and humility.

Confessions
Private confessions at St. Michaels are available for you before Mass on Saturdays 4pm and Sundays at 8am in the confessional box located in the Blessed Sacrament Chapel, but also face-to-face and by appointment at your convenience. Confessions are available in Spanish when Father Joseph celebrates mass.

Matrimony
Arrangements for marriage preparation should be made at least six months in advance of the proposed date. If there has been a prior marriage that has not been annulled by the Catholic Church, more time may be required. Participation in a marriage preparation workshop/program is required. Initially, all requests of information should be directed to the Catholic Pastor at (267) 243-5861.

New to our Parish?


Please take a minute and fill out our registration form. You can find these forms in the counter located in the social room. You may give the form to the Parish Life Coordinator, or to the chaplain assistant on duty. You can also download the form from our website if this is more convenient for you, and send it to plc@saintmichaelparishfg.org. Welcome!

Baptism
In order to receive Baptism, parent(s) must be registered and attending Mass. Dates and times of Baptism can ONLY be set after registering for Pre-Baptism class, and talking with a Priest. Baptism and preparation for Baptism must be arranged 30 days in advance. Contact the PLC if you need assistance.

Adoration on Wednesday
Join us for adoration this coming Wednesday at 6:30pm. We meet every week to spend and dedicate an hour in Eucharistic Adoration. This is a great way to increase your faith and help you with your prayer life.

Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA)


The RCIA program is the process through which interested adults and older children are gradually introduced to the Roman Catholic doctrine and way of life. Contact Kelley Culver if you need assistance at rcia@saintmichaelparishfg.org .

Pastoral Counseling
Anyone wishing to see the Catholic Pastor for religious counseling issues may contact our Pastor. All requests of information should be directed
to Father Joseph at (267) 243-5861.

Anointing of the Sick


If you are in need of this sacrament, or if you are going to be hospitalized, please contact Father Joseph (267) 243-5861

Wedding Anniversary & Marriage Vow Renewal


Send us an email if you are celebrating your wedding anniversary next month. We also encourage you to let us know if you would like to renew your marriage vows at Mass, at least two weeks in advance. Requests can be submitted at: plc@saintmichaelparishfg.org

Writing Checks: When writing checks for our weekend collections, please make sure you write the check to CTOF (Chapel Tithes and Offering Fund) Also remember , if you write a check $250 or above, you may ask for a receipt from the chaplain assistant.

Parish Council Meeting


St. Michaels Parish Council Meeting is off for the Summer. Our next Parish Council Meeting will be on the First Tuesday of August. The meeting will be at Good Shepherd Chapel (GSC), social room at 5:30 pm.

Change of Address or Moving?


Please advise the Parish Life Coordinator when you have any change of address or telephone number, or if you are moving away.

Mass Intentions
If you would like to offer a Mass for the repose of the soul of a loved one, or any other intention, you are encouraged to use one of our Mass cards from the bulletin board located in the hallway next to the Sacristy. You can also send it to the PLC via email at plc@saintmichaelparishfg.org.

Pastoral Council
(COL) JEFF LEPAK, PRESIDENT president@saintmichaelparishfg.org HERMAN GONZALEZ, VICE-P vicepresident@saintmichaelparishfg.org JOANN CAPOZZOLI, SECRETARY secretary@saintmichaelparishfg.org ALDO CALVI, FINANCIAL ADVISOR financialadvisor@saintmichaelparishfg.org

When you feel the assaults of passion and anger, then is

the time to be silent as Jesus was silent in the midst of His ignominies and sufferings. St. Paul of the Cross

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ADULTS PROGRAMS Coffee and Theology
Coffee and Theology is a religious education for adults that meet on Sundays at 11:30am at the RSO Bld. 29601. Contact Tom Dean (706) 860-6946 if you have any question.

Bible Study
St. Michaels Bible Study is on Tuesdays at 7:30pm in the activity room. We are studying a Bible Study on the Books of Hebrews. Contact Tom Dean.

RE SPOTLIGHT NEWS

St. Michael the Archangel, defend us in battle. Be our protection against the wickedness and snares of the devil. May God rebuke him, we humbly pray; and do Thou, O Prince of the Heavenly Host by the Divine Power of God -thrust into hell, Satan and all the evil spirits, who roam throughout the world seeking the ruin of souls. Amen.

CCD Will resume in August


Have a safe summer!

Catechists Needed
We are recruiting catechists for the new CCD year. If you are interested in teaching religious education, please contact us. Experience is not required. We will provide you with the training and teaching resources that you need. We need teachers and substitute teachers for grades PreK through High School. Contact Adriana Gramer (978) 866-3806 or recoordinator@saintmichaelparishfg.org

CCD Registration
CCD registration is open throughout the year. Please know that in order to receive the Holy Sacrament of First Communion or Confirmation, children need to attend Religious Education as required. Contact the RE Coordinator Adriana Gramer if you have questions.

Religious Education Coordinator Office Hours


The Religious Education Coordinator is available to meet with parents for enrolling their children and answer questions and concerns at the RE Center, building 9th, on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9am to 12pm.

PRAY FOR OUR MILITARY


Please remember in your prayers all those who are deployed, their families and friends during their deployments. If your loved one is one of them, or you know any deployed military personnel send us his or her name, so we can include it in our daily prayers. Send your prayer request to prayerrequest@saintmichaelparishfg.org Ire Ann Tirador SFC Nathan Varner CW3 James Omer Cote CPT Bontea SrA James Varner

LITURGICAL LIFE
Weekend Masses Saturday 17:00 Sunday 08:30 & 10:00 Daily Mass Mon & Wed 11:30 Mon-Friday DDEAMC 11:45 Reconciliation Saturday 16:00 Sunday 07:45 Rosary Saturday 16:30 Sunday 08:00 Communion (Sick/ Homebound): Father Joseph Lea Weddings Contact PLC Baptisms Contact PLC Liturgy Deacon Dave Kriegel Adoration Wednesday 18:30 Religious Education (RE) Sunday 11:30 Children (REC) off RCIA (RSO)

PRAY FOR EXPECTANT MOTHERS


Please pray for our expectant mothers and their babies. If you are a member of St. Michaels Parish and expecting a baby, or have a friend or relative who is a expecting a baby, please send us her name to add it to our list @ prayerrequest@saintmichaelparishfg.org. Tazmine Valentin Lisa (Capozzoli) Billings

PRAY FOR THE SICK


Please pray for our sick and their families. If you know of any parishioner who is sick or is hospitalized, please send us the name to add it to our list @ prayerrequest@saintmichaelparishfg.org

Fidelis Henn Bonnie Cartwright (child) Ian Lange (3 month-old)

Bea Nikoi Angela Blancos Izzy Rodriguez Lt/Col Karl Strellner

Anita Smith John Bacon Georgia Foster Cathy Musha

Deborah Garcia Dinah Guilfoyle Carol Rodriguez

PRAY FOR THE REPOSE OF SOUL


Please remember in your prayers those brothers and sisters who departed with the hope of eternal life. Please send us the name to add it to our list @ prayerrequest@saintmichaelparishfg.org Sydney Jackson (14 year-old), Cleotilde San Jose (11 years Anniv.), Rodel San Jose (2 years Anniv.)

Bulletin Announcements
Please know that all weekend announcements should be sent Saturday by 5pm to bulletin@saintmichaelparishfg.org. Announcements received after the deadline might not be announced.

Catholic Radio
You can listen live Catholic programs that will be featured on Saint Paul Radio by going to their website: saintpaulradio.org.

Pulpit Announcements
Please know that all weekend announcements should be sent by Friday noon to plc@saintmichaelparishfg.org

Stewardship
Attendance: 397 Offering: $1,793.30
Thank You

July 2013
Sun Mon
1 Daily Mass, 11:30am Book Club, 6:30pm

Tue
2 Study of the Gospels, 7:30pm

Wed
3 Daily Mass,CANCELED Adoration, CANCELED Choir Rehearsal , CANCELED. 4

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7 Coffee and Theology & RCIA 11:30am

8 Book Club, 6:30pm

9 KofC Meeting,6:30pm Study of the Gospels, 7:30pm

10 Adoration, 6:30pm Choir Rehearsal , 7:45pm

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13 CWOC Retreat, 6:30pm (more info in page 2)

14 Coffee and Theology & RCIA 11:30am

15 Daily Mass, 11:30am Book Club, 6:30pm

16 Study of the Gospels, 7:30pm

17 Daily Mass, 11:30am Adoration, 6:30pm Choir Rehearsal , 7:45pm

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20 KofC Council Installation Ceremony, 6pm CWOC Retreat, 6:30pm (more info in page 2) 27 CWOC Retreat, 6:30pm (more info in page 2) CCD Registration Weekend

21 CWOC Installation Ceremony at 8:30am Coffee and Theology & RCIA 11:30am

22 Daily Mass, 11:30am Book Club, 6:30pm

23 Study of the Gospels, 7:30pm

24 Daily Mass, 11:30am Adoration, 6:30pm Choir Rehearsal , 7:45pm

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28 Coffee and Theology & RCIA 11:30am CCD Registration Weekend

29 Daily Mass, 11:30am Book Club, 6:30pm

30 Study of the Gospels, 7:30pm

31 Daily Mass, 11:30am Adoration, 6:30pm Choir Rehearsal , 7:45pm

August 2013
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2 CWOC Monthly Meeting, 6pm

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3 CCD Registration Weekend

4 CCD Registration Weekend Coffee and Theology & RCIA 11:30am 11 CCD KickOff,11:30am Coffee and Theology & RCIA 11:30am 18 CCD Class, 11:30am Youth Mass, 10am Coffee and Theology & RCIA 11:30am 25 CCD Class, 11:30am Welcome Sunday, 10am Coffee and Theology &

5 Daily Mass, 11:30am Book Club, 6:30pm

6 Parish Council, 5:30pm Study of the Gospels, 7:30pm

7 Daily Mass, 11:30am Adoration, 6:30pm Choir Rehearsal , 7:45pm 14 ASSUMPTION DAY Daily Mass, 11:30am Adoration, 6:30pm Choir Rehearsal , 7:45pm 21 Daily Mass, 11:30am Adoration, 6:30pm Choir Rehearsal , 7:45pm 28 Daily Mass, 11:30am Adoration, 6:30pm Choir Rehearsal , 7:45pm

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12 Daily Mass, 11:30am Book Club, 6:30pm

13 KofC Meeting,6:30pm Study of the Gospels, 7:30pm

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19 Daily Mass, 11:30am Book Club, 6:30pm

20 Study of the Gospels, 7:30pm

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26 Daily Mass, 11:30am Book Club, 6:30pm

27 Study of the Gospels, 7:30pm

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30 CWOC Movie Night, 6pm

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