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FIRST SUNDAY OF LENT March 5, 2017

THIS WEEK IN OUR PARISH


Monday, March 6, 2017
9:00 AM
NEISD ESL Classes-Religious Ed. Bldg.
Monday, March 6, 2017 6:00 PM
11:30 A.M. Womens ACTS Team Meeting-Religious Ed. Bldg.
Maria H. Garcia ZumbaPopes Room
PRAYER
Tuesday, March 7, 2017 REQUESTS 6:30 PM
11:30 A.M. Please pray for Belize Meeting-Vizzone Conference Room
**No Mass** Tuesday, March 7, 2017
those who are sick 9:30 AM
Wednesday, March 8, 2017 and in need of St. Vincent de Paul Meeting-Parma Room
11:30 A.M. healing graces. 1:00 PM
Louis Parma Balderas, Aida Altar Guild Meeting-Scott Room
Thursday, March 9, 2017 Balderas, Ricky 6:00 PM
11:30 A.M. Behrend, Mary Noon Choir Rehearsal-Parish Hall
Aidan Healey Belanger, Pam 6:30 PM
Friday, March 10, 2017 Block, Rose CDA Board Meeting-Vizzone Conference Room
11:30 A.M. Brandes, Nellie 7:00 PM
Ed Miller Cantu, Valoria Baptism Class-Parma & Jupe Room
Cape, Aida 7:30 PM
Saturday, March 11, 2017 Bible Study (Prophets)-Scott Room
6:00 P.M. Chandler, Berry
Coad, Bill Wednesday, March 8, 2017
Ignatz Zaiontz 9:00 AM
Couling, Jesse
Sunday, March 12, 2017 Dailey, Ernestine NEISD ESL Classes-Religious Ed. Bldg.
7:30 A.M. DePaolo, Ryan 4:30 PM
Our Parish Family Dunk, Robert Sacrament of Reconciliation-In the Church
9:00 A.M. Garza, Guadalupe 6:00 PM
Lane Zarate Gonzalez, Josepha Childrens Choir Rehearsal-Religious Ed. Bldg.
Happy Birthday Gonzalez, Presilla 6:15 PM
10:30 A.M. Hernandez, Yara Edge-Popes Room
Timothy Julio Dovel Hughes, Geneva Religious Education (K Through 5th & RCIA
Elementary)-Religious Education Building
12:00 P.M. Imbody, Sophie
RCIA Middle/High School-Library
Anthony Pasquale Jester, Kay 6:30 PM
Happy 55th Birthday Kaman, Clayton RCIA for Adults-Scott & Jupe Room
Lee, Sherry 6:15 PM
The Sanctuary Light on Lopez, Carmen Divorced & Separated MeetingVizzone Conference
Lopez, Teresa Room
the Main Altar the week 10:30 Choir Rehearsal-Parish Hall
of Saturday, March 4th Miller, Jennifer
Muoz, Julian Noah Thursday, March 9, 2017
through Friday, March 6:30 PM
Nava, Imelda
10th is lit in loving Nieberding, Shirley
Anniversary Planning Meeting-Parma Room
memory of Friday, March 10, 2017
Ogershok, Richard 9:30AM
Ernest Jasek Pena, Michael Divine Mercy Meeting-Parma Room
Requested by Knights of Columbus Pena, Veronica 4:30 PM-6:30 PM
Council #9291 Rodriguez, Diana Lenten Soup Supper-Parma Room
Rodriguez, Jaime 6:30 PM
The Sanctuary Light on our Lady Rodriguez, Kristen Stations of the Cross-Parish Hall
of Guadalupe Altar the week of Rosas, Leo & Olga 7:00 PM
Saturday, March 4th Seibert, Allene 9:00 Choir Rehearsal-Parish Hall
through Friday, March Skinner, Eileen Saturday, March 11, 2017
10th is lit in loving Skinner, Alane Second Collection: For SJN Easter Flowers
memory of Skinner, Rick 9:00 AM
Skinner, James Zumba-Religious Ed. Bldg.
Neal Richter
Requested by Catholic Daughters of Our
Smith, John 4:30 PM
Lady of Fatima #2596 Stolle, Janice Sacrament of Reconciliation-In the Church
Trevino, Carmen Sunday, March 12, 2017
Let us continue to Valdez, Sonia Second Collection: For SJN Easter Flowers
pray for rain Walther, Rob NO Life Teen Session (Spr ing Br eak)
wherever it is West, Marie M. 6:30 PM
needed! Wilby, Scott Pro Life Rosary-Fatima Garden/Chapel
FIRST SUNDAY OF LENT March 5, 2017

Posada Guadalupe
Matthew 25: I was a stranger
and you welcomed me,
Posada Guadalupe is a shelter located at 1006
San Carlos St., in San Antonio; dedicated to
assisting homeless unaccompanied youth
immigrants, referred by local hospitals who have
aged out of detention centers. The shelter
provides them with a place to stay, food, and
assist them to transition into productive lives,
through hospitality, advocacy and education.
On Saturday, March 25, from 4-6 pm. our second
Project of Mercy will be providing a B.B.Q
meal for the young men residing at Posada
Guadalupe.
Please help us serve and provide these young
men a delicious Texas-style meal with lots of
delicious desserts to splurge onand if only for a
couple of hours; forget their personal pain and
lifes struggles.
If you would like a ride and/or to caravan to the
shelter, please meet in the SJN front parking lot
by 3:15 pm. Money donations are greatly
appreciated and welcome, as are side dishes and
desserts.
To volunteer, please text or contact me at (210)
845-6695 or via email: salnsonia@hotmail.com
Thank you and God bless always! All are Invited to an Afternoon Retreat for Families
Salvador E. Ordorica Presented by the
Life, Justice, and Peace Committee
Focolare Movement
Our first-ever Living Unity in the Family
Mission to Mexico Transforming Family Life Though the Gospel
will be June 11-17, St. Mark the Evangelist Catholic Church
2017 serving the Guadalupe Room (west campus)
children residing at 1602 Thousand Oaks Dr.
Aldea Infantil Sunday, March 19, 2017
Mission in Saltillo, at 1:00 PM-4:00 PM
Coahuila. Tasks to
be performed How do we bring unity into our families? Adult and
include carpentry, plumbing, painting, sewing childrens programs and nursery provided. Spanish translations.
and general help. No special skills nor ability to Please call to reserve a spot:
speak Spanish requiredonly the desire to help 210-722-2984 or 210-655-2017. Presented by the Focolare
and a US Passport. Movement (www.focolare.org)
The cost of the trip is $295 per person and
includes transportation by van, gas, lodging and SPONSOR OF THE WEEK
meals while at the mission. Additional costs Please patronize our sponsors on the inside and back page of the bulletin.
include meals while traveling, personal They generously provide this bulletin for our parish.
purchases, and Mexican Tourist Visa (approx.
$25). Special Tees by Design
In order to reserve a spot on this years tripa Screen Printing & Embroidery
$100 non-refundable deposit is required NO 5147 Sherri Ann Rd. San Antonio, TX. 78233
LATER THAN March 15, 2017. Please contact (Near Randolph Blvd. Park & Ride)
Salvador Ordorica at (210) 845-6695 or
salnsonia@hotmail.com or Rafael Gallegos at
E-mail: specialtbd@yahoo.com Cell (210) 218-6555
(210) 410-0948. The trip is sponsored by Website: specialteesbydesign.com shop (210) 657-4475
FIRST SUNDAY OF LENT March 5, 2017

ACTS will be
hosting the Lenten
Soup Suppers on
March 10th and
& Shrimp April 7th at 4:30pm
-6:30pm in the
Parma Room.
In a world which demands of Christians a renewed Please come and join us for a bowl of hot delicious soup and
witness of love and fidelity to the Lord, may all of us feel some fellowship. This meal will be provided prior to the
the urgent need to anticipate one another in charity, Stations of the Cross. Hope to see you there!
service, and good works.
-Pope Benedict XVI 2017 Lenten Schedule
WHAT IS 40 CANS? Stations of the Cross: Ever y Fr iday until Apr il
An opportunity to turn a small sacrifice into a big 14th at 6:30 p.m. in the Parish Hall
difference in someones life. Donate, collect, and Parish Mission: Theme: Genuine Discipleship:
give what you can. Together we CAN fight hunger. Letting God Lighten Our Load
THE CHALLEGE Please collect one can per day Speakers: Deacons Rober t Her mann and Eddie Ensley
for 40 days during the Lenten season and * Deacons will preach at all Masses on March 25/26 and to the
concluding on Easter Sunday. Edge & Lifeteen youth.
Donations will benefit * A free will offering will be taken after each talk.
The Society of St. Vincent de Paul First talk: Monday, Mar ch 27
St. John Neumann Conference
Second talk: Tuesday Mar ch 28
For the needy families in our area Third talk: Wednesday Mar ch 29 followed by fellowship
For your convenience collection containers will be social Talks will be at 7:00p.m.
available during the Lenten season in the Family
Center & St. Vincent de Paul building. Knights Fish Fry: Fr iday, Mar ch 17 & Mar ch 24 and
Suggested Items: Canned fruits; vegetables, soups, March 31st at 4:30p.m. - 6:30p.m.
tuna, spaghetti sauce, toothpaste, shampoo and soap
bars. For questions or for more information please
call SVDP at (210) 654-9511.
Thank you for you're continued support!
Be Reconciled to Palm Sunday: Apr il 8th and 9th Regular Mass Schedule
God and to One
Another TRIDUUM:
Holy Thursday: Mass of the Lor ds Passion April 14th at
Lent is a time of 3:00p.m.
fasting, moderation, Good Friday: Ser vice of the Lor ds Passion April 14th at
spiritual discipline 3:00p.m. Stations of the Cross at 6:30p.m.
and repentance. A (bilingual)
time where we reflect on the Passion of our Lord Easter Vigil: Apr il; 15th at 8:30p.m. in Par ish Hall
and his Resurrection. One of the ways to prepare (bilingual)
yourself for the gift of Christ and to prepare for the Easter Sunday: Apr il 16th Regular Mass Schedule
Easter season is through the Sacrament of
Reconciliation. Our Lenten Penance Service
(bilingual) will be Thursday, March 30th at 7:00 How can your family enjoy nature?
PM. Sever al pr iests will be available to hear your Simple! Take a trip to the park! Many parks
confessions. Please consider taking advantage of have programs that can benefit the whole
this opportunity to prepare spiritually for Easter and family.
let our Savior show His mercy and love for you. "Our country is full of dazzling landscapes
where you can play and learn. They protect
our wildlife and resources. They let us look
into the past and protect our history. Keeping them public
supports a healthy planet." 4th Graders can
March 5, 2017 have a free annual pass that will let them
and their families enjoy the Federal Lands
and Waters! Here is a link to grab your
Name: pass and get more information. Enjoy!
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(I attended Mass)
https://www.everykidinapark.gov/
-Green Team