Bulletin for May 3-4, 2008

In the Church (this weekend):
Saturday 6 PM Robert & Elizabeth Dinnat Family
Sunday 10 AM Tom Foster & Ed Coughlin
1 PM Spanish/Kanjabal Language Mass

In Provena Hospital Chapel:
Monday Noon Everett McCoppin
Tuesday Noon Claire Eunsoo Ha
Wednesday Noon Special Intention
Thursday Noon Gerald Althaus
Friday Noon Fr. Dacian Batt, OFM
In the Church (next weekend):
Saturday 6 PM Joseph & Magdalena Rank & Family
Sunday 10 AM Larry Flynn
6 PM Spanish Language Mass

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 & Les Black
Communion 6 PM Sat. Janet Nelson & Carolyn Mullally
Ministers 10 AM Sun. Les Black, Patricia Callahan, Kathy Hansen*,Chris Ha, & Kyung Hee Hong

Lectors 6 PM Sat. Midge O'Brien & Carl Estabrook
10 AM Sun. Ji-Su Park & Sangjung Nam
Servers 6 PM Sat. Joe Easley
10 AM Sun. Molly & Joey Bane
Ushers 10 AM Sun. Michael Shannon & Les Black
Communion 6 PM Sat. Leigh Estabrook & Bea Shahin
Ministers 10 AM Sun. Les Black, Patricia Callahan, Pat Knowles,
Sarah McEvoy*, & Deb Murphy

May 11 is Pentecost Sunday. Plan to wear RED as we celebrate the coming of the Holy Spirit.

The St. Mary Spiritual Reading Group II for gentlemen (ladies are welcome) will meet May 8 & 22, 8 P.M., in the Romero Center. We will read Benedict XVI's Encyclical Letter (2005) and formulate the fall semester program. The Pope's letter can be down loaded from the Vatican Web site. For more information, contact Deacon Kim at 714-3085 or bjk@uiuc.edu.

Catholic Daughters of the Americas, Court 1070, will have a May crowning and box luncheon at noon on Tuesday, May 13, Holy Cross Parish Center. Box lunches are $7.50 and may be reserved by calling Theresa at 352-8887. Guests are welcome. Money and/or items for Birthright, a local crisis pregnancy center, will be collected.

We celebrate the Sacraments of
Reconciliation and Holy Communion with

Margaret Kim Elizabeth Kim
Brian Hong Jovana Olea
Adriana Monyserrat Tenorio Jose Olea
Luis Enrique Tenorio Kevin de Jesus Tenorio
Erik Sofranko Gabriel Berti
Leah Berti

Parish reception in the Romero Center will follow the Sunday Mass.

St. Mary Parish Nurse, YangSoon Kim, will provide Blood Pressure Screening on Sat., May 10, and Sun., May 11,
after Mass. Join her in the Romero Parish Center.

United In Gratitude as One Church, let us join together to support this year's Annual Diocesan Appeal. Forms will be mailed this week. If you do not receive one, we do not have your name on the parish list. Please call the office to update our records.

The St. Mary CropWalk Team raised $1,935.61! Thanks so much to team members Andy and Dolores Sofranko, Mary and Jim Linnenburger, Ji-Su Park, Dani Graham, Patrick Keane, Jay Kim, Jae Yong Lee, Young Kim, Haksoo Lee, Bea Shahin, Sandy Volk, Mary Ellen Sronce, Jennifer Glick, Amy Pico, Jessica Bressner and to those who contributed to CROP, Communities Responding to Overcome Poverty.

St. Mary Cemetery depends on annual donations for upkeep. Families who own lots at the cemetery are reminded to help pay for the costs of mowing and maintenance which this year will come to over $20,000. Your contribution to
St. Mary Cemetery can be put in the collection basket.

Learn about Sacramentals and Devotions: Rosary, Chaplets, Medals, Litanies, and other fun stuff Catholics can use outside Mass to help their prayer lives. Holy Cross Parish Center, Wednesday, May 7, 6:30 P.M.

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.

Everyone is encouraged to attend the Diocesan Summer Institute, June 13-14, in Peoria. 44 workshops will be offered, including special tracks for Catechists, Youth Workers, Catholic School Teachers, and RCIA Leaders. George Weigel, theologian and papal biographer, will be our special guest. Additional information is available at www.cdop.org.

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.

Seventh Sunday of Easter
May 3 - 4, 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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