Bulletin for April 12-13, 2008

In the Church (this weekend):
Saturday 6 PM Dr. and Mrs. M.M. Archer and Family
Sunday 10 AM Mrs. Natalie Chrosniak
6 PM Spanish Language Mass
In Provena Hospital Chapel:
Monday Noon Everett McCoppin
Tuesday Noon Kwi-duk Joseph Ahn
Wednesday Noon Special Intention
Thursday Noon Intention of Linda & Noel Emory
Friday Noon Msgr. James L. Morissey
In the Church (next weekend):
Saturday 6 PM Jeanne Braun
Sunday 10 AM Lawrence Sronce
1 PM Spanish/Kanjabal Language Mass
Lectors 6 PM Sat. Midge O'Brien & Carl Estabrook
10 AM Sun. Jeremy Otto & John Abelson
Servers 6 PM Sat. Joe Easley
10 AM Sun. Jung-In Kim & Jae-Yong Lee
Ushers 10 AM Sun. Michael Shannon & Mary Klein
Communion 6 PM Sat. Leigh Estabrook & Bea Shahin
Ministers 10 AM Sun. Les Black, YangSoon Kim*, Pat Knowles,
Sarah McEvoy, & Deb Murphy

Lectors 6 PM Sat. Les Savage & Kate Long
10 AM Sun. Aaron & Megan Frank
Servers 6 PM Sat. Joe Easley
10 AM Sun. Andrew Sofranko
Ushers 10 AM Sun. Doug Jones & Doug Kibbee
Communion 6 PM Sat. Les Savage & Kate Long
Ministers 10 AM Sun. Patricia Callahan*, Kathy Hansen,
Chris Ha, Kyung Hee Hong, & YangSoon Kim

There are four opening prayers at the Sunday Eucharist: English - varies from Sunday to Sunday; Korean - "Merciful Lord, with all our heart, may we adore you and love all the people truly"; Spanish - This also varies from Sunday to Sunday; Kanjobal (a Mayan dialect) - "God, our Father, we always follow Jesus. May he breathe on us his saving Spirit. We pray in his name." The Apostles' Creed is on page 162 in the Gather Book. At the Greeting of Peace, "Peace be with you" is added in Hebrew and Arabic as our prayer for peace in the Holy Land. Shalom aleichem in Hebrew and Asalamu aleikum in Arabic.

The High School Youth Group next social event will be Saturday, April 19. Students participating in the CropWalk should meet at Sinai Temple on Sunday,
April 13, at 1:45 P.M.

Did you know that over 100 young people participated in Emmaus Day retreats and camps in 2007? They left with a better sense of seeking God's will in their lives. Emmaus Day is supported by funding provided by the Annual Diocesan Appeal.

St. Mary Parish Nurse, YangSoon Kim, will provide Blood Pressure Screening on Sat., Apr. 12, and Sun., Apr. 13,
after Mass. Join her in the Romero Parish Center.

The next church cleaning will be on Monday, April 21, at 5 P.M. Volunteers are needed! Enter the church from the northeast door. Everyone is invited to help and supplies will be furnished. Call Midge at 378-9660 for more information.

Mark your calendar for Taste of St. Mary. This event will be held on Sunday,
April 27, 12-2 P.M., in the parish center and on the church lawn. The money raised will support the St. Mary Calavera Mission Projects.

Catholic Daughters of the Americas will celebrate Mass together on Sunday,
April 20, 8 A.M., St. Matthew Church. Sit in the front right side of the church. Coffee and donuts will follow in the parish center.

Magda Sotz Mux, a visiting artist from Guatemala, will be giving weaving demonstrations at the Spurlock Museum on Sat., April 19, 10 A.M.-noon & 2 P.M.

March with Bishop Jenky from Liberty Park on the Peoria riverfront to the Cathedral on Saturday, April 26, for the fifth annual Call to Catholic Men of Faith. The march will begin at 9 A.M. Fellowship and lunch will follow the 10:30 A.M. Mass. Call the Office of Family Life at (309) 671-1550 for more information.

Join men and women for the National Catholic Singles Conference, April 25-27 in Lincolnshire, IL. The weekend includes talks by national speakers, social events, times of prayer and more. Registration is $160 and $120 for students. Partial scholarships are available. Visit www.NationalCatholicSingles.com.

Human Experience, an amazing free movie for the whole family, will be shown on Wednesday, April 16, 7 P.M., at the Virginia Theater. Brothers travel the world in search of the answers to the burning questions: Who am I? Who is Man? Why do we search for meaning? Their journey brings them into the middle of the lives of the homeless on the streets of New York City, the orphans and disabled children of Peru, and the abandoned lepers in the forests of Ghana.

Spiritual Direction invites us to live in the present moment so that we may open our hearts to receive God's unconditional love and compassion. Sr. Charlene Cesario, SSCM, now offers spiritual direction. Flyers are in the lobby.

Carolyn Treadway, trained by Al Gore to be one of the 1000 Messengers to take the climate crisis message across the land, will present, Awakening from Our Trance: Reversing Global Climate Change, on Thursday, April 24, 7:30 P.M., Channing-Murray Foundation.

TEC (Teens Encounter Christ) invites each young adult (ages 16-20) to participate in a 3-day weekend to live, think, listen, and pray together. Friendships are born, new avenues of charities are explored and most importantly, a deeper appreciation of Jesus Christ’s love for us is realized. The next Boys Weekend will be in Bloomington, June 21-23, and the next Girls Weekend will be in Bloomington,
July 12-14. Brochures and applications are in the lobby. For information call John or Lynda at 328-4066 or Penny 489-2311.

St. Mary Church Ministry Opportunities

Pray. Remember our parish community, pastor, bishop, and our sister communities in Calavera, El Salvador in your prayers.
Meditate. Visit www.sacredspace.ie for a daily scriptural reflection in English, Korean, and Spanish taken from the daily liturgy.
Visit a shut-in. Be matched with a St. Mary parishioner who would appreciate regular visits, weekly or monthly. Call Sandy at 352-8364.
Provide flowers. If you would like to provide flowers to beautify our sanctuary, please call Carolyn at 356-5194.
Study. Bible Study Group, noon, Tuesdays. Spirituality Study Group, 1st and 3rd Thursdays, 7:30 PM. Call Sandy at 367-7664.
Tutor. Pair with a Korean parishioner to help improve their spoken English. Call Lynda at 328-4066 or jminor@uiuc.edu.
Feed the hungry. In addition to financial contributors (FCWH, P.O. Box 1612, Champaign 61824-1612), the St. Jude Catholic Worker House needs volunteers for the Soup Kitchen. Call Ellen at 356-7101 or Leigh at 359-9466.
Help the homeless. Donate shampoo, soap, toothbrushes, toothpaste, spray deodorant, hair care products for African-American men, shaving cream and disposable razors to the T.I.M.E.S. Center. All sizes are appreciated. The collection box is in the church lobby. Call Carolyn at 356-5194.
Save your used stamps. The Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet redeem them for cash which is used for their missions in Peru and Japan. Container is in the lobby.
Save your inkjet printer cartridges. St. Mary earns $2 for each one which is then donated to the St. Jude Catholic Worker House. Place them in the box in the lobby or use the mailing bags by the box.
Shop. In addition to the many products from El Salvador, handmade jewelry,
St. Mary note cards, and the St. Mary Choir CD are on sale in the lobby. These sales support the small women's co-ops in El Salvador.
Traveling? Call 1-800-Mass-Times or www.Masstimes.org for nationwide Mass times and locations.

Parish Trustees NamJung Jung 351-0959
Bill Volk 367-7664
We welcome all into our parish community. To register, introduce yourself to the pastor or contact the church office.
Join the St. Mary e-mail list. Send a note to stmary@stmary-cu.org.
If you wish to contact the pastor please do so after weekend Masses or call weekdays between 9 and 5. Emergency calls can be made at any time.
Confessions will be heard upon request.
Baptisms can be arranged at your convenience with the pastor. We suggest that you consider baptism as part of the Sunday Liturgy.
Marriages must be arranged with the pastor at least four months in advance. Attendance at Pre-Cana Conferences is required.
Communion for shut-ins may be arranged with the pastor.
The Sacrament of the Sick is administered twice yearly at Sunday Masses or may be arranged at any time with the pastor.
The Religious Education Program for school children is held on Sunday mornings at 9 A.M., October – April.
Check out the magazine rack in the lobby. A number of excellent Catholic publications are available for purchase.
Support your parish. All are expected to take their fair share in the financial support of the parish.

Fourth Sunday of Easter
April 12 - 13, 2008

The Church of St. Mary
Father Tom Royer, Pastor
ByungJoon Paul Kim, Deacon
612 East Park Street, Champaign, Illinois 61820
217/352-8364 phone 217/352-6859 fax
www.stmary-cu.org stmary@stmary-cu.org

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