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Marys Catholic Church

New to the Parish?
Welcome! Were glad you will be joining us. If you would like to register with the parish, please fill
out this form and drop it in the collection basket. You may bring it by the parish office or send it to us.
February 19, 20177th Sunday in Ordinary Time Fr. Cory Sticha-Pastor
P.O. Box 70 Office: (406) 654-1446
Address:____________________________________________________________________________ Malta, MT 59538 RE Center: (406) 654-1311
Phone number:_______________________________________________________________________ Fax: (406) 654-1467

Email address:_______________________________________________________________________
2/20: Malta - 5:30 PM: Poor Souls in Pur gator y r /b the Howells
You may also use this for a change of address.
2/21: Malta - 8:30 AM: Repose of the soul of Bud Mavencamp r /b KofC Council 2124
Thanks! 2/22: Malta - 8:30 AM: Repose of the soul of Mr . & Mr s. Walt Campbell r /b Lana Ulr ich
2/23: Hi-Line - 10:00 AM: Repose of the soul of Billy Fr oman r /b Lester & Mar ilyn Metz
2/24: Malta - 8:30 AM: Deceased family member s r /b the Howells
PCCW Announcements
2/25: Malta - 5:30 PM: Repose of the soul of Billy Fr oman r /b Mar y LaFond
PCCW will be assisting the Church in hosting a larger scale Spring Fling (date and details to be 2/26: Dodson - 8:30 AM: Repose of the soul of Steve Taylor r /b Helen DePuydt
announced soon.) PCCW will hold their traditional Raffle with a beautiful quilt and bird house but we Malta - 10:00 AM: For all par ishioner s
know there are many undiscovered talents out in our parish - please consider donating items, skills and Saco - 12:15 PM: Repose of the soul of Alice Taylor r /b Helen DePuydt
services as silent auction items during this fund raising event.
We are still accepting small sample sized toiletry items for the women's shelter and new socks for all ages
for those in need. There is a donation box in the church basement. The kitchen is also in need of new Knights of Columbus # 2124 Weekly Eucharistic Adoration
cotton (flour sack style is great) dish towels and small disposable food containers (no need for new,
Next Meeting: 1st Friday of the Month: 9 AM to 4 PM
butter, cool whip type.)
First Tuesday of the month (Sign-up in the back of the church or just
If you would like to feed our CCD kids on Wednesday evenings at 6PM, please contact Julie Snellman March 7, 2016 6:15 Rosary show up!)
(she has openings now!) Michael Fred Ereaux658-2613 Other Fridays: 9 to 10 AM

Confessions: Satur days 4 - 5 p.m., 1/2 hour before Mass Intentions: As Catholics, we have a long
daily Mass (Tues., Weds., and Fri.) or by tradition of having Masses celebrated for those we We are in the process of refreshing and renewing the bulletin, and are once again accepting
appointment offer up in prayer. The Mass is the ultimate form of announcements of interest to the larger parish community. Please contact Fr. Cory at
prayer, and each Mass is celebrated for an if you have any announcements for the bulletin!
Anointing of the Sick: Please contact Fr . Cor y as
intention. We ask $10.00 per mass intention.
soon as possible for anointing.
Please consider having Masses celebrated for
Baptism: Normally celebrated at weekend Masses.
family and friends on special occasions and
Parental sessions are required. Collections Totals For 2/12/17 Care and Share as of 2/12/17
anniversaries, as well as those who are in need of
Marriages: Six month couple pr epar ation prayers. Masses are also encouraged in memory of Donated Needed Goal Remaining Past Due
period required. Please contact Fr. Cory before those loved ones who have died, especially on the Malta: $1994.01 $5443.16 Malta: $25,893.00 $13,805.50 $44,665.87
scheduling marriage date. anniversaries of their deaths. Please contact Fr. Dodson: $325.00 $882.62 Dodson: $3,513.00 $0.00 $6,564.79
Cory for more information. Saco: $255.00 $882.62 Saco: $2,595.89 $1,145.00 $1,691.89
Stewardship Thoughts from Judy Held Scripture Readings
President, Catholic Foundation of Eastern Montana
But I say to you, love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you Matthew 5:44
2/19 7th Sunday in Ordinary Time
Love your enemies, easier said than done, no doubt. But, remember, the foundation of stewardship is Leviticus 19:1-2, 17-18; Psalm 103:1-4, 8, 10, 12-13; 1 Corinthians 3:16-23; Matthew 5:38-48
prayer. When we are in close communication with God, it opens our heart and it turns our attention away
from me and moves it towards God and others. It allows us to have a little more empathy for our 2/20 Monday of the 7th Week in Ordinary Time
enemy. When we pray for others, even our enemies, maybe it softens their hearts as well. Sirach 1:1-10; Psalm 93:1-2, 5; Mark 9:14-29
2/21 St. Peter Damian, Bishop and Doctor of the Church
Diocesan Council of Catholic Women Offers Scholarships Sirach 2:1-11; Psalm 37:3-4, 18-19, 27-28, 39-40; Mark 9:30-37
The five vicariates of the Great Falls-Billings Diocesan Council of Catholic Women are once again 2/22 Feast of the Chair of St. Peter the Apostle
awarding a $300.00 Scholarship, one in each Vicariate, to a high school graduating senior woman. One 1 Peter 5:1-4; Psalm 23:1-6; Matthew 16:13-19
additional scholarship will be awarded to a non-traditional Catholic woman student who is currently
2/23 St. Polycarp, Bishop and Martyr
enrolled or will be enrolling in the fall of 2017 at a college, university, or a vocational-technical school.
Sirach 5:1-8; Psalm 1:1-4, 6; Mark 9:41-50
Applications are available by contacting your Vicariates presidents or by contacting Wilma
Mavencamp. Deadline to apply is April 28, 2017. Wilma Mavencamp, DCCW Scholarship Chairperson, 2/24 Friday of the 7th Week in Ordinary Time
P O Box 445, Malta, MT 59538, or call 654-1346. The e-mail address is Sirach 6:5-17; Psalm 119:12, 16, 18, 27, 34-35; Mark 10:1-12
2/25 Saturday of the 7th Week in Ordinary Time
Big Sky Cum Christo Sirach 17:1-15; Psalm 103:13-18; Mark 10:13-16
Most important of all, our commitment is to Jesus Christ, to continue His work here on earth to 2/26 8th Sunday in Ordinary Time
build up the Body of Christ The Kingdom of God Isaiah 49:14-15; Psalm 62:2-3, 6-9; 1 Corinthians 4:1-5; Matthew 6:24-34
Big Sky Cum Christo is accepting applications for the Teams and Candidates for the 2017 set of
weekends being held at St. Thomas Camp in Monarch, MT. Drinking the Spirit
For more information, please check out the website or contect Rector John Drinking the Spirit is a great new opportunity for us to gather as adult Catholics to grow in our Catholic
Tarnowski at (406) 750-4774 or Rectora Vicky OHara at (406) 899-4529. Come join us for some time faith and as a community. Each week we will have a different Catholic topic with a presenter. Questions
with Christ and feel what the Cum Christo weekend can do for all believers! and discussions are encouraged. We are each responsible for our own "beverages" and or food. This
should be a relaxing and enjoyable way of learning about the Catholic faith. Please plan on joining us,
spread the word and bring a friend!
Please Pray For
We will be meeting at the Tin Cup at 7 PM on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month. Our next session
Wink Cole, Craig Mangis & Family, Leo Murr, Silvia Caballero, Gerry Williams, Wilma Mavencamp &
will be February 28th.
Family, Roger Ereaux, Gloria Coombs, Linda Berg, Myrtle Hould, Howard Long, Darlene Froman,
Gaylord LaFond, Jeanie Engebretson, Claris Darrah, John Murray, Terry Stiles, Payton Kill Eagle, and
those from our local area serving in the military. Trinity Retreat in LewistownMarch 18-19
For the repose of the souls of Bud Mavencamp, Evelyn Starkey, Billy Froman, the Poor Souls in
The Trinity Retreat will be a time for high school teens to spend some time deepening their relationship
Purgatory, and for comfort and peace for their families.
with God . We will be taking our inspiration from St. Patrick and his teachings on the Trinity to grow in
Anyone who needs to have prayers said for someone can call: Brenda Rummel at 301-0936; Jean Niebur knowledge, understanding, and awe of our mystical God. Open to all high school teens, Catholic and non-
at 654-2822. Names will be listed in the bulletin for one month unless specified. Catholic. For more information or to get a registration form, contact Brenda at 301-0936.