January 1, 2012

Most Pure Heart of Mary and Assumption Churches
P. O. Box 156, Chamois, MO 65024
Fr. David Means, Canonical Administrator,

www.MostPureHeart.org and www.AssumptionMorrison.org

church (573) 763-5345, cell (573) 301-0350 email: FrDave@MostPureHeart.org
parish email: mphparish@centurytel.net, rectory office email: mphsec@centurytel.net
Lucy Brenner, R.N., Parish Nurse 573-294-6675

SUNDAY EUCHARIST: Sat 6:00 p.m. at St. Mary's -Chamois (til Apr) and
Sun 8:00 a.m. at Assumption - Morrison (til Apr)

SUNDAY COLLECTIONST. MARY’S: $871.00 Samaritan Center $17.00
(Dec 25, 2011) Voc/priest ret $283.00 fuel $30.00
 ASSUMPTION: $1,070.00 Voc/priest ret $270.00
  Herman Food $7.00 candles $5.00


COUNTERS AT ASSUMPTION: 1/1 - Larry Kuebler, 1/8 - Gayle Hackmann, 1/15 - Gary Seifert, 1/22 - Joe3 Budnik

1st Sun–Wilma Trachsel/Dennis Lamb, 2nd Sun–Jerry/Clarine Means, 3rd Sun–Viv/Larry Boss,
4th Sun–Otto/Joni Boss, 5th - Bosses/Means

TUESDAY Jan 3, 2012 10:00 am WEDNESDAY Jan 4, 2012 6:00 pm
Augustine Family Jeannette Riegel
THURSDAY Jan 5 8:00 am FRIDAY Jan 6 8:00 am
Alphonse & pearl Birk Rev. Joseph W. Starmann
SUNDAY Jan 8 8:00 am SATURDAY Jan 7 6:00 pm
Michael Krykewich For the people

Text Box:  “I wish each and every one of you a Happy New Year and God’s abundant blessings for the coming year. May His Grace and Love be upon you and your family and friends.
     “With the new year and the Feast of the Epiphany next week, I would be more than happy to visit your home or family for the Christmas/Epiphany Blessing of homes. Just let me know.”...Fr. Dave

Pro-Life Rosary - Monday, January 2, in Most Pure Heart of Mary Church.

PSR News - PSR classes will resume this Wednesday,  January 4.

First Friday (this week) Devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus consists of attending Mass and receiving Holy Communion on nine consecutive First Fridays.  Some of the Twelve Promises made by the Lord to St. Margaret Mary for those devoted to His Sacred Heart are:  I will bless the homes in which an image of My Heart shall be exposed and honored, I will give to priests the power of touching the most hardened hearts, Those who propagate this devotion shall have their names written in My Heart, never to be effaced.

Assumption Finance Committee Meeting - Thursday, January 5, at 7:00 p.m.

Financial Stewardship
  St. Mary’s Assumption
Offertory budget 7/1/11-6/30/12 $43,160.00 $33,020.00
Budget goal per month $3,597.00 $2,750.00
Weekly goal $830.00 $635.00
Collection - Dec 4 $720.00 $707.00
Dec 11 $941.00 $597.00
Dec 18 $859.00 $1,460.00
Dec 25 $871.00 $1,070.00
To date for December $3,391.00 $3,834.00
Offertory budget goal 7/1/11-12/25/11 $21,580.00 $16,510.00
Sunday collection 7/1/11-12/25/11 $20,699.00 $16,529.00
Difference -$881.00 $19.00

? Of the Week - Mary treasured and pondered in her heart the praise given to God for the newborn King.  How often do you treasure and ponder God’s glorious creation?

St. Mary’s Hall Cleaners for January - Bill & Lori Hagenhoff, Leonard & Mary Keilholz.

Family Life Program & Bingo Party - Tuesday, Jan. 10, at the Morrison Community Center from 1:30-3:30 p.m. Family Life Program “Sharing Your Final Wishes” by Laurie Sutton at 1:30 with Bingo to follow.  Refreshments served. Bring a friend, guests welcome. Sponsored by Modern Woodmen Sr. Chapter.  If you plan to come, give Marlo Bockting a call at 294-6613 by Jan. 4.

Bookmobile coming to Chamois Jan. 2, 4:15-5:30 p.m. at Main Street Market.

Vocation Blurb - Mary, according to the Book of Revelation, is the Mother of all those who keep God’s commandments. Ask the Mother of God to guide you in your search at www.discoverthepriesthood.org.


Happy New Year!

Calendar of Parish Events - Jan

Jan     - AS Hermann Food Pantry Coll
- StM Good Shepherd Cntr Coll
Jan 2  - Pro-Life Rosary StM 9 AM
Jan 4  - AS Prayer Group 10:30 AM
- PSR Classes
Jan 5  - AS Finance Comm Mtg
Jan 11 - PSR Classes
Jan 12 - AS Parish Council Mtg
Jan 18 - PSR Classes
Jan 19 - StM Finance Comm Mtg
Jan 25 - Heart of Mary Funfest
- PSR Classes
Jan 26 - StM Parish Council Mtg