Bulletin - St. Michael Catholic Church

St. Michael Catholic Church
1019 E. Pointer Trail
Van Buren, Arkansas
Rev. Clayton Gould, Pastor
Domingo López, Deacon
February 1, 2015
4th Sunday in Ordinary Time
Welcome! We, the parish community of St. Michael Catholic
Church in Van Buren, Arkansas, know that we are part of the Body
of Christ. Our call is to make Christ present in our own lives and
the lives of those with whom we associate. We do this through
prayer, the celebration of the sacraments, religious education, and
the example of our lives of faith, hope, and love.
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Weekend masses / Misas de Sábado y Domingo
Saturday (Sábado):
4 p.m.
Sunday (Domingo):
8 a.m. (Español) 10 a.m. (English)
Weekday masses / Misas de la semana
Wednesday (Miércoles) 5:30 p.m. in the chapel* (en la capilla)
Thursday (Jueves)
12:00 noon in the chapel** (en la capilla)
Friday (Viernes)
8:00 a.m. in the chapel (en la capilla)
* in the church the fourth Wed. of each month
** in the church the first Thur. Of each month
Reconciliation / Confesiones
Wednesday (Miércoles) 5:00 p.m. In the chapel (en la capilla)
Saturday (Sábado)
3:30 p.m.
or call for appointment (También por cita.)
Marriages /Matrimonios Quinceañeras
Please contact the Parish Office 6 months in advance.
Favor de llamar a la oficina a 6 meses de antelación
Baptisms (Bautismos)
Please call the Parish Office M-F between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m.
Parish Membership
We welcome you to our Catholic community. In order for us to
better serve you, we invite you to become a registered member
of our parish. Please call or come by the parish office to register.
Bienvenidos a nuestra familia católica. Le invitamos a ud.
hacerse miembro inscribido de la parroquia. La forma está
disponible en la oficina de la parroquia.
We welcome Janet Neuman and her daughter
Jaclyn to St. Michael. They are coming from
St. Joseph Parish in Fayetteville. They are the
newest members of our Parish family.
All
were amazed and asked one another,
“What is this? A new teaching with authority.
He commands even the unclean spirits and
they obey him.” His fame spread everywhere
throughout the whole region of Galilee.”
Matthew 1:27-28
Office: 1019 E. Pointer Trail Phone: (479) 471-1211
Hours: 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Monday - Friday
Fax:
(479) 471-1219
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.stmichaelscatholicchurch.com
Rectory: Phone: (479) 474-4595
Email: [email protected]
Office and Ministries:
Deacon:
Domingo López
208-0524
Business mgr.:
Vince Prince
471-1211
Secretary:
Bruce Hoffsommer 471-1211
Altar Society:
Barbara Doyle
471-1453
Bereavement Dinners
Marilyn Boyd 474-5329 or Beth Everett 208-3947
Annulments
Kevin Andersen 221-2439
Patricia Chaffin 471-3334
Patt Johnson
471-6957
Music Director:
Bruce Hoffsommer
719-2820
Hispanic coordinator: Martin Gonzalez
461-5249
Knights:
Don Chaffin
471-3334
Parish Council:
Jess Spence
650-1954
Religious Ed.:
Carlene Ewing
632-4374
R.C.I.A.:
Vince & Kelly Prince 420-5694
Youth:
Joseph & Lucretia Meinardus 997-8497
Sacristan:
Don Chaffin
471-3334
Liturgical Servers Schedule
January 31 - February 1, 2015
4th Sunday in Ordinary Time 
Saturday, January 31, 2015
4:00 p.m.
Altar Server
Dillon Johnson
Altar Server
Shacy Johnson
Extraordinary Min.
Richard Doyle
Extraordinary Min.
June Lott
Lector
Sherry Scorby
Usher
Pat Huff
Usher
Mark Schemel
Usher
William Schemel
Usher
James Shelby
February 7 and 8, 2015
Sunday, February 1, 2015
10:00 a.m.
Altar Server
Josephine Meinardus
Altar Server
Carter Schmidt
Extraordinary Min.
Flo Bartley
Extraordinary Min.
Leonard Blaschke
Extraordinary Min.
Mary Burdick
Extraordinary Min.
Jo Ann Lehnen
Extraordinary Min.
Michael Mohr
Lector
Fines Batchelor
Usher
Mike Burdick
Usher
Richard Henry
Usher
Nickolas Henson
Usher
Mark Lehnen
5th Sunday in Ordinary Time 
Saturday, February 7, 2015
4:00 p.m.
Altar Server
Ethan Harris
Altar Server
Chloe Johnson
Extraordinary Min.
Molly Anderson
Extraordinary Min.
Fines Batchelor
Lector
John & Nilda Timbs
Usher
John Bivens
Usher
Richard Doyle
Usher
Mark Morgan
Usher
Mark Schemel
February 14 and 15, 2015
Sunday, February 8, 2015
10:00 a.m.
Altar Server
Kessler Cluck
Altar Server
Terrance Meinardus
Extraordinary Min.
Kevin Andersen
Extraordinary Min.
Lorene Andersen
Extraordinary Min.
Kathy Fritts
Extraordinary Min.
Kaleigh Mack
Extraordinary Min.
Art Sellers
Lector
Judith Bossarte
Usher
James Mack
Usher
Albert Schubach
Usher
Karen Schubach
Usher
Sylvia Timmons
6th Sunday in Ordinary Time 
Saturday, February 14, 2015
4:00 p.m.
Altar Server
Shacy Johnson
Altar Server
Chloe Johnson
Extraordinary Min.
Richard Doyle
Extraordinary Min.
Mary Frauenhoff
Lector
Fines Batchelor
Usher
John Bivens
Usher
Pat Huff
Usher
William Schemel
Usher
James Shelby
February 18
Please check weekly; changes are frequently necessary.
Sunday, February 15, 2015
10:00 a.m.
Altar Server
Samantha Chick
Altar Server
Emily Rickner
Extraordinary Min.
Flo Bartley
Extraordinary Min.
Terry Bogner
Extraordinary Min.
Deena Dunn
Extraordinary Min.
Tonia Fry
Extraordinary Min.
T. C. Long
Lector
Adam Prince
Usher
Richard Henry
Usher
Art Sellers
Usher
Gary Wellnitz
Usher
Dewey Woody
Ash Wednesday - The Beginning of Lent 
Ash Wednesday
February 18, 2015
Altar Server
Altar Server
Extraordinary Min.
Extraordinary Min.
Extraordinary Min.
Extraordinary Min.
Extraordinary Min.
Lector
Usher
Usher
Usher
Usher
7 p.m.
Monica Long
Thomas Long
Kevin Andersen
Lorene Andersen
Mary Burdick
Annie Woody
Dewey Woody
John & Nilda Timbs
John Bivens
Leonard Blaschke
Mike Burdick
James Shelby
PRAY FOR:
Ed Ussery, Kirsten McKay, Ed & Jeanne LeClercq,
Janie Willems, Magdalena Rice, Frankie Batchelor, Barbara Taylor,
Sarah & Reyes Ruiz, Gerry Miller, Gerry Stallman, Bob Dunlap, Arthur
Terceira, Heath Spence, Virginia Carmack, Jodi Greer, Charlie Crook,
Dorothy Wright, Marcus Goodnoh, John Fritts, Ashley Boyd, Carlene
Ewing, Stephanie Fudge, Nilda Timbs, Beverly Crowe, Rachel Sikma,
Jearla Medlock, Gregg Jacob, Irma Reed, Joe Robertson, Dorothy
Adams, Willie Dixon, Estelle Harrison, and all who are serving in
the military and their families.
Mass Intentions 
Sat., Jan. 31 4 p.m.
Sun., Feb. 1 8 a.m.
Sun., Feb. 1 10 a.m. For the Parish
Mon., Feb. 2 no Mass
Tue., Feb. 3 no Mass
Wed., Feb. 4 5:30 p.m.
Thur., Feb. 5 12:00 noon
Fri., Feb. 6 8 a.m.
Sat., Jan. 31 4 p.m.
(Names may be removed after six weeks unless the office is notified.)
Registered Families
Envelopes assigned
Envelopes used
524
254
104
Regular Collection……………………………………………...
Sunday Collection:
$ 5,239.62
Black & Indian Missions:
597.00
Initial Offering:
10.00
Building Fund:
35.00
Reimbursement:
166.00
Campaign for Human Development:
2.00
Total of Regular Collection:
$ 6,049.62
On-line contributions………………………………………….
Sunday Collection:
$
183.00
Black and Indian Mission:
20.00
Total of on-line collection:
$
203.00
Total of all collections:
$ 6,252.62
Weekly Budget:
$
6,033.08
Over / (Under):
$
Readings for the week of February 1, 2015
Sun: Dt 18:15-20/1 Cor 7:32-35/Mk 1:21-28
Mon: Mal 3:1-4/Heb 2:14-18/Lk 2:22-40 or 2:22-32
Tue: Heb 12:1-4/Mk 5:21-43
Wed: Heb 12:4-7, 11-15/Mk 6:1-6
Thur: Heb 12:18-19, 21-24/Mk 6:7-13
Fri:
Heb 13:1-8/Mk 6:14-29
Sat: Heb 13:15-17, 20-21/Mk 6:30-34
Next Sun: Jb 7:1-4, 6-7/1 Cor 9:16-19, 22-23/Mk 1:29-39
The Flowers on the Altar
are donated by
Bill & Dianne Boeckman
in memory of Dianne’s parents,
Frank & Helen Hippard
219.54
February 2015 offertory:
Money to bank: Sat. Richard & Barbara Doyle
Money to bank: Sun. Jo Ann Lehnen
Monday counter:
Barbara Doyle
Flower donations:
Feb. 7 - 8
Feb. 14 - 15
Jim & Kay Peterson
in memory of Joe Prue
Divine Mercy Chaplet at 3 p.m. Mon.-Fri. (chapel) & Sat. (church)
February
Mon
Tue.
Wed.
Thur.
Fri.
Sat.
Sun.
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
No Mass
No Mass
Mass 5:30 p.m.
Mass
Mass 8 a.m.
Reconciliation
Mass 8 a.m. (H)
in the church
12:00 noon
3 p.m.
Mass 10 a.m.
Pickle Ball
8:30 a.m.
Bible Study
6 p.m.
R.C.I.A. 6 p.m.
A Catholic
Moral Vision
(continued)
Choir
7:00 p.m.
Youth Choir
5:45 p.m.
Older
1st Communion
Golden Club
Luncheon
Soup
12:30 p.m.
6 p.m.
P.R.E.
6:30 p.m.
7 p.m.
No Bible Study
Choir (H)
6 p.m.
Noche de
Alabanza
(Praise Night)
(H) 6 - 10 p.m.
Rosary 3:30 p.m.
Mass 4 p.m.
Sunday
“Why Catholic”
11 a.m.
Knights of
Columbus
Italian
Night
Dinner
5 - 7 p.m.
Adults $9
Kids $6
(Kids under 6: free)
Confirmation
Class
6:00 p.m.
P.R.E. classes meet Wednesday, February 4, 2015
Confirmation Class WILL NOT MEET this weekend
DATES TO REMEMBER:
Wed., Feb. 4
6 p.m. 1st Reconciliation - older 1st Communion Class
(reception following in Parish Hall)
Wed., Feb. 4
7 p.m. reconciliation - grade 3
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Worldwide Marriage Encounter Weekend: Is God in your marriage? Come and see how a Worldwide Marriage
Encounter Weekend can help BOTH of you deepen your relationship with each other and with God. Attend the Feb. 13-15
Worldwide Marriage Encounter Weekend at Subiaco. Space is limited-apply NOW....For more info or to apply, please visit
our website arkansaswwme.org or call Steve & Elaine Lienhart at 501-312-1119 or email [email protected]
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NFP Classes offered in Ft. Smith The Couple to Couple League (CCL) of Arkansas will offer a 3-part series of
classes in natural family planning (NFP) at St. Boniface church on Feb. 15, Mar. 15, and Apr. 19 from 1:30 p.m. to
4 p.m. These classes will Diocesan requirements for NFP classes for those who are planning marriage. The fee is $151.
which includes all materials. For more information, please contact Robert & Evelyn Hart at (501) 224-7949.
To register, go to www.ccli.org, click on “Arkansas” and look for the class series.
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Italian Dinner The Knights of Columbus have scheduled another Italian Dinner for Sat., Feb. 7, from 5-7 p.m.
The menu includes spaghetti and meat balls, salad, garlic bread, and dessert. The cost is Adults $9, Children $6.
(Free for children under 6.)
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Annual CASA collection: Next weekend, the 2015 Catholic Arkansas Sharing Appeal (CASA) will begin.
This collection is one source for the education of our Seminarians. It also helps fund a multitude of
projects around our diocese such as Catholic School,s, Medical Clinics, Disaster Relief, and Adoption
Services to name only a few. Please prayerfully consider this opportunity to support the overall needs
of the church in our diocese. The annual goal for St. Michael Parish is $8,833.43 which has been
exceeded in past years.
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Arkansas Catholic Subscription Campaign Do you want to know what is happening in our diocese? Would you
like to read what Bishop Anthony B. Taylor writes to enhance our faith? February is the month of the annual subscription
campaign is held. There will be more information about this next week.
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Coffee & Doughnuts Coffee and doughnuts will be provided in the Parish Hall following the 10 a.m. Mass
this Sunday. If you would like to volunteer to supply the doughnuts one Sunday in the future, call Bud or
Lillie Stewart at (479)-651-2810.
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Special Collection On Feb. 14 - 15, we will take up the Collection for the Church in Central and Eastern Europe. This
collection supports Catholic organizations that provide affordable shelter and train seminarians in a region that still
struggles from the effects of Soviet rule. By providing pastoral care, catechesis, and funding for building renovations,
your donations help to restore the Church and build the future in the region. Please give generously to the collection
next week. Visit www.usccb.org (search "Church in Central and Eastern Europe") to learn more.
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Invitation to Junior High and Senior High girls: Subiaco Academy invites all Junior High girls to the Valentine’s
Social on Fri., Feb. 6 from 7-9 p.m. Senior High girls are invited to the Valentine’s dance on Sat., Feb. 7, 7-10:30 p.m.
Both events are in the Performing Arts Center of Subiaco Academy.
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PROTECTING CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE: The Diocese of Little Rock is committed to protecting children and
young people. If you are aware of abuse or have been abused by clerics, church volunteers, or church workers,
please contact the Diocese of Little Rock at (501) 664-0340, ext. 366 and the state of Arkansas hotline for crimes
against children at (800) 482-5964. For pastoral guidance, contact Drs. George & Sherry Simon at (501) 766-6001.
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Adult Education
Center
Phone:
479-471-0019
Fax:
479-471-0090
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