Bulletin for May 10-11, 2008

In the Church (this weekend):
Saturday 6 PM Joseph & Magdalena Rank & Family
Sunday 10 AM Larry Flynn
6 PM Spanish Language Mass
In Provena Hospital Chapel:
Monday Noon Everett McCoppin
Tuesday Noon For Healing & Peace in My Family
Wednesday Noon Special Intention
Thursday Noon Agnes Van Cleave
Friday Noon James W. Archer & Family
In the Church (next weekend):
Saturday 6 PM Joseph Kwi-douk Ahn
Sunday 10 AM Howard Minor
1 PM Spanish/Kanjabal Language Mass

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, YangSoon Kim,
Sarah McEvoy*, & Deb Murphy

Lectors 6 PM Sat. Les Savage & Kate Long
10 AM Sun. Jee Young Ahn & Doug Kibbee
Servers 6 PM Sat. Joe Easley
10 AM Sun. Young Kim & In Hwa Kim
Ushers 10 AM Sun. Sangjeong Nam & 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 St. Mary Spiritual Reading Group II for gentlemen (ladies are welcome) will meet May 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.

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. Letters were mailed this week. If you did not receive one, we do not have your name on the parish list. Please call the office to update our records.

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.

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.

Catholic Relief Services is providing relief to the thousands of families affected by Cyclone Nargis in Myanmar. Donations can be made via the web at crs.org or a check made to Catholic Relief Services can be put in the collection.

Learn Natural Family Planning, the healthy and effective method of family planning. The first class for the series will be held on Sunday, June 1, 2 P.M., at St. Matthew Church in Champaing. Classes are open to all interested persons.
Call (309) 671-1550 or e-mail nfp@cdop.org.

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.

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.

Our Earth, Our Church, Ourselves: Embrace the Beloved Community, Call to Action National Conference, November 7-9, Milwaukee. Speakers include John Dear, Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, John Shelby Spong, Miriam Therese Winter, and Bishop Remi De Roo. Mark your calendar. www.cta-usa.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.

Dump and Run, the University of Illinois YMCA Garage Sale, will accept donations at 1001 S. Wright St. on May 12-23, 9 A.M.-4 P.M. Open until 8 P.M. on
May 15 & 22. Call Becca at 337-1500 for more information.

Pentecost Sunday
May 10 - 11, 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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