Bulletin for April 26-27, 2008

In the Church (this weekend):
Saturday 6 PM Patrick Cosgrove
Sunday 10 AM Peter Kim
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 Michael Casserly
Friday Noon Msgr. James L. Morrissey
In the Church (next weekend):
Saturday 6 PM Robert & Elizabeth Dinnat Family
Sunday 10 AM Tom Foster & Ed Coughlin
1 PM Spanish/Kanjabal Language Mass

Lectors 6 PM Sat. Carolyn Mullally & Janet Nelson
10 AM Sun. Anna & Bill Pagliuca
Servers 6 PM Sat. Joe Easley
10 AM Sun. Gabi Pagliuca
Ushers 10 AM Sun. Bob Penka & Harok Bae
Communion 6 PM Sat. Janet Nelson & Carolyn Mullally
Ministers 10 AM Sun. Les Black, YangSoon Kim, Pat Knowles*,
Sarah McEvoy, & Deb Murphy

Lectors 6 PM Sat. Carolyn Mullally & Janet Nelson
10 AM Sun. John Abelson & Jeremy Otto
Servers 6 PM Sat. Joe Easley
10 AM Sun. Phillip & Simon Park
Ushers 10 AM Sun. Sangjeong Nam & Bob Penka
Communion 6 PM Sat. Janet Nelson & Carolyn Mullally
Ministers 10 AM Sun. Les Black, Patricia Callahan, Kathy Hansen*, Chris Ha, & Kyung Hee Hong

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 Annual Diocesan Appeal provides ongoing training each year through the Summer Catechetical Institute. 637 people attended in June 2007 and 58 priests and deacons attended the Summer Institute Clergy Day.

Don't miss out on Fr. Tom's spirit-filled homilies. Copies from the last several weeks along with bulletins and Growing With the Gospel pages are in the lobby.

Taste of St. Mary will be this Sunday, April 27, 12-2 P.M., in the Romero Center and on the church lawn. The money raised will support the St. Mary Calavera Mission Projects.

Birthright is an international, non-denominational crisis pregnancy center whose mission is to offer positive alternatives to abortion to any woman distressed by an unexpected pregnancy. Volunteers are needed who can provide compassionate, non-judgmental support to our clients. Call 351-7744 for information.

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.

If you are celebrating 50 years of marriage in 2008, notify the office. Each couple will receive a personal invitation from the Bishop to attend a Mass and reception in your honor this September.

What You Don't Know Can Cost You!: Current Trends in the Funeral Industry Josh Slocum, the Executive Director of the Funeral Consumers Alliance, will be the speaker on Monday, April 28, 7 P.M., Provena Covenant Auditorium. All are welcome to the annual meeting of the Funeral Consumers Alliance of Champaign County.

Presently I am attending St. Margaret of Scotland located at 99th and the Loop in Chicago. They have a larger seating capacity and organ music – no choir.
Fr. Molleite is the pastor. Trying to get used to retirement, miss the parish.
From a note to Fr. Tom from Robert McLeod

Catholic Charities USA has published Poverty and Racism, Overlapping Threats to the Common Good which addresses the interplay and connection between poverty and racism. Download a copy at www.catholiccharitiesusa.org/NetCommunity/Document.Doc?id=614

The Teutopolis Monastery Museum, located on the second floor in the former Franciscan Novitiate, is open for tours the first Sunday of the month from 12:30-
4 P.M. The museum is known for its collection of articles used by the Friars and early pioneers of the area. Admission fee is $3 for adults and $1 for children.

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.

Krannert Art Museum has opened a new exhibit, Landscapes of Experience and Imagination: Explorations by Midwest Latina and Latino Artists, which will run through July 27.

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.

Sixth Sunday of Easter
April 26 - 27, 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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