Bulletin for May 24-25, 2008

In the Church (this weekend):
Saturday 6 PM Jim Walsh
Sunday 10 AM Mrs. Natalie Chrosniak
6 PM Spanish Language Mass
In Provena Hospital Chapel:
Monday Noon Everett McCoppin
Tuesday Noon For Healing and Peace in My Family
Wednesday Noon Special Intention
Thursday Noon Sr. Mary Kay Himens
Friday Noon Lawrence Flynn
In the Church (next weekend):
Saturday 6 PM James W. Archer & Family
Sunday 10 AM McCormick & Zumbahlen Families
1 PM Spanish/Kanjabal Language Mass

Lectors 6 PM Sat. Midge O'Brien & Carl Estabrook
10 AM Sun. Sukbum Chung & Judith Gordon
Servers 6 PM Sat. Joe Easley
10 AM Sun. Andrew Sofranko
Ushers 10 AM Sun. Bob Penka & Heung Cho Ko
Communion 6 PM Sat. Leigh Estabrook & Bea Shahin
Ministers 10 AM Sun. Chris Ha, YangSoon Kim, Pat Knowles,
Sarah McEvoy, & Deb Murphy*
Lectors 6 PM Sat. Carolyn Mullally & Janet Nelson
10 AM Sun. Bill & Anna Pagliuca
Servers 6 PM Sat. Joe Easley
10 AM Sun. Gabi Pagliuca
Ushers 10 AM Sun. Doug Jones & Harok Bae
Communion 6 PM Sat. Janet Nelson & Carolyn Mullally
Ministers 10 AM Sun. Les Black, Patricia Callahan, Chris Ha,
Kyung Hee Hong*, & Kathy Hansen

Photos of St. Mary children making communion bread with Carolyn Mullally before their First Communion are in the lobby. Carolyn has been making bread with the children for 20 years and the communion bread used by the parish for 30 years.

United In Gratitude as One Church, let us join together to support this year's Annual Diocesan Appeal. Letters have been mailed to everyone on the St. Mary Parish list. If you did not receive one, please call the office to update our records. Thanks to the 27 families who have already pledged 33% of the $19,265 goal assigned to St. Mary.

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 $21,000. Your contribution to
St. Mary Cemetery can be put in the collection basket.

The next church cleaning will be on Monday, June 2, 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.
In addition to St. Mary Parish generous donations of toiletries, the TIMES Center has sent a special request for laundry detergent, disposable razors, new men's underwear (any size), bath towels and washcloths (used is OK.) Items can be left near the collection box in the church lobby.

St. Jude Catholic Worker Community
Community Meeting will be held Saturday, June 7, in the Annex. Mass at 9 A.M followed by a one-hour meeting. All are welcome.
Workday is scheduled for Saturday, June 7, 1:30-4:30 P.M. in the Main House. Call Ellen at 356-7101 for information.
Pick up truck or van in dependable condition is desperately needed. The House depends on food donations but a vehicle is needed to gather in the generous offerings. The Soup Kitchen feeds more than 70 hungry people 7 days a week. Please call Ellen, 356-7101, or Tim, 398-3413, with suggestions.
Food donations, blankets, and sleeping bags can be brought to the House between 9-11 A.M. or by arrangement. Call 356-7101.
This House of Hospitality exists completely on donations. To assist financially, mail contributions to FCWH, PO Box 1612, Champaign, IL 61824-1612.

St. Matthew Parish Annual Garage Sale, 1307 Lincolnshire Drive, Champaign.
Presale: Thursday, May 29, 5-8 P.M., $2 entry
Sale: Friday, May 30, 8 A.M.-3 P.M.
$2 Bag Sale: Saturday, May 30, 8 A.M. – Noon

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.

Sustaining the Earth With Allied Religious Denominations – A workshop to be held June 3-5 in Urbana on Christianity and stewardship of the earth will provide training and resources to church leaders in order to foster a sense of environmental responsibility, and to inspire action from the Christian community. Flyers are in the lobby.

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 Champaign. Classes are open to all interested persons. E-mail nfp@cdop.org or call (309) 671-1550.

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.

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. 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.

The Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ
May 24 - 25, 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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