Bulletin for April 18-19, 2009

In the Church (this weekend):
Saturday 6 PM Peg Gallivan
Sunday 10 AM Intention of Michele Thompson
1 PM Spanish/Kanjobal Language Mass
In Provena Hospital Chapel:
Monday Noon Cardinal SuWhan Stephano Kim
Tuesday Noon Ruth Ann Ritzi
Wednesday Noon Special Intention
Thursday Noon The homeless in our town
Friday Noon In gratitude for the ministries of the
Servants of the Holy Heart of Mary
In the Church (next weekend):
Saturday 6 PM Patrick Cosgrove
Sunday 10 AM Eui-Jong Kho
6 PM Spanish Language Mass

Lectors 6 PM Sat. Les Savage & Carolyn Mullally
10 AM Sun. Aaron & Megan Frank
Servers 6 PM Sat. Joe Easley
10 AM Sun. Jung-In Kim & Jae-Yong Lee
Ushers 10 AM Sun. Doug Jones & Jin-Heon Jung
Communion 6 PM Sat. Les Savage & Les Black
Ministers 10 AM Sun. Kathy Hansen, Chris Ha, Kyung Hee Hong,
YangSoon, & Sarah McEvoy*
Lectors 6 PM Sat. Midge O'Brien & Carl Estabrook
10 AM Sun. Anna & Bill Pagliuca
Servers 6 PM Sat. Joe Easley
10 AM Sun. Gabi Pagliuca & Molly Bane
Ushers 10 AM Sun. Bob Penka & Doug Kibbee
Communion 6 PM Sat. Leigh Estabrook & Bea Shahin
Ministers 10 AM Sun. Les Black, Pat Knowles*, Sarah McEvoy,
Deb Murphy, & Kim Rice

There are four opening prayers at the Sunday Eucharist: English, Korean, Spanish, and Kanjobal (a Mayan dialect.) 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.

Celebrating the Year of St. Paul, the 2nd Thursday Study Group meets the 2nd and 4th Thursday evenings at 7:30 P.M. in the Parish Center. Join us on April 28. For more information, contact Deacon Kim at 352-2487 or bjk@illinois.edu.
The Monday Evening Spiritual Book Discussion Group meets the first and third Monday evenings of the month at 7:30 P.M. in the Parish Center. Join us on
April 20. Contact Sandy at 367-7664 for more information.

St. Mary Parish Nurse, YangSoon Kim, will provide Blood Pressure
Screening on Sat., April 18, and Sun., April 19, after Mass. Join her
in the Romero Parish Center.

2nd Annual Taste of St. Mary, organized by the Korean Catholic Student Association, will be after Mass on Sunday. In addition to gathering together as a family for lunch, this will be an opportunity to raise money for the Calavera Fund.

The 3rd and 4th Grade Sunday School Class is sponsoring a Food Drive for the
St. Vincent de Paul food bank. Supplies are very low and your donations would be gratefully appreciated. Please bring your canned or dry goods every Sunday until May 10. Boxes are in the church lobby. Enjoy our artwork and give generously!

Bishop Jenky invites everyone to celebrate the Investiture of Rev. Msgr. Deptula, Rev. Msgr. Gray, Rev. Msgr. Ketcham, Rev. Msgr. Meridan, Rev. Msgr. Ward, and Rev. Msgr. Pizzamiglio on Thursday, April 23, 6:30 P.M. at the Cathedral of
St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception. A reception will follow at the Spalding Pastoral Center.

Sabers for Life Club is hosting a walk for life at the High School of St. Thomas More on Monday, April 20, 4-7 P.M. All proceeds go to the Living Alternatives Center, a resource center that offers guidance to young women who are pregnant.

If you are considering adoption as a way to add to your family, Catholic Charities will host an informational meeting on Wednesday, April 22, 6:30-8 P.M., at 1315A Curt Dr. in Champaign. For over 10 years, Catholic Charities has provided home-studies, placement, and post-placement services and support. Reservations are required and can be made by calling Kelly at 352-5179.

Anna Baltzar, Jewish-American granddaughter of Holocaust refugees, is a human rights worker and supporter of Palestinian-led non-violent resistance to occupation. On Saturday, April 25, 7 P.M. at the First Mennonite Church, 902 W. Springfield Ave. in Urbana, Anna will recount first-hand experiences with the conflict while living with Palestinians in the West Bank.

Catholic Charities Advisory Board's Annual Steak Dinner will be held again this year at the Center of the Universe – The Philo Tavern, on Sunday, April 26. The event will begin with a cash bar at 4 P.M. followed by dinner at 5 P.M. All proceeds benefit local programs of Catholic Charities in our community. The tickets are $30 each with $20 a donation to Catholic Charities. For tickets, call Kay at 762-2573.

Prayerful single men are invited to a Live-in Experience vocational retreat at the New Melleray Trappist Monastery near Dubuque, Iowa. The retreat will be held
May 22-25, Memorial Day weekend. Pray and work with the monks and enjoy vocational talks. For more information, call (800) 221-1807.

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, offers spiritual direction. Contact Sr. Charlene at 841-2916 or charlenemec@sbcglobal.net.

Church Women United will celebrate May Friendship Day on Friday, May 1,
6:30-8 P.M. at St. Matthew Parish Hall, 1503 Lincolnshire Drive, Champaign. This annual event unites Protestant, Roman Catholic, and Orthodox women in a common worship experience.

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 Mondays,
7:30 PM; 2nd Thursday Study Group, 2nd and 4th 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 Uganda. Container is in the lobby.
Save your inkjet printer cartridges. St. Mary earns money 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.
Subscribe to receive the bulletins and homilies at http://stmary-cu.org/prayerlist.
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.
Mass Intentions for someone living or dead should be put in the collection in a labeled envelope. Indicate for whom the Mass should be said and the requested date. The usual offering is $10 per Mass. You can request a specific date, and if that date is not available, the next closest one will be assigned.
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. Quarterly financial reports are in the church lobby.

Second Sunday of Easter
Divine Mercy Sunday
April 18 - 19, 2009

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