October 12 - 26th Sunday in Ordinary Time, 2014

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: SUN 8:00 a.m. at Assumption - Morrison and
Sat 6:00 p.m. at Most Pure Heart - Chamois (changed to this on Oct. 11/12)

SUNDAY COLLECTION MOST PURE HEART: $1,855.00 Food Pantry $6.00
October 5, 2014     candles $10.00
  ASSUMPTION: $1,175.00 candles $5.00
  World Missions $30.00 Food Pantry $42.00



10/12 - Larry Kuebler, 10/19 - Gayle Hackmann, 10/26 - Gary Seifert, 11/2 - Joe 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 Oct 13 10 am Wednesday Oct 15 6 pm
Virginia Kuester Al & Anita Duffner
Thursday Oct 16 8 am Friday Oct 17 8 am
Fr. JOe Welschmeyer Gene & Mary Vogel
SUNDAY Oct 19 8:00 am SATURDAY Oct 18 6:00 pm
Amsbert Kemper For the people

   **Note Change in Weekday Mass Schedule – Just a gentle reminder that Mass will be offered on Monday at 10:00 a.m. at Assumption (a Mass will be offered on Tuesday at Frene Valley in Hermann).

   “All the priests had a wonderful week at the Priests’ Institute.  Thank you for your prayers.”…Fr. Dave


Morrison Volunteer Fire Dept. Pancake & Sausage Breakfast SUNDAY, Oct. 12, 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. at Morrison Community Center.  Adults/$9, ages 6-12/$5, under 5/free.  Shooting match 1:00 p.m. at Meyer Memorial Park.

Catholic Stewardship Appeal (CSA) - The CSA will officially begin in our parishes next weekend.  You will receive information at your home from Bishop Gaydos.  The CSA is our opportunity to come together as one to shine the light of Christ throughout our 95 Catholic parishes and 15 missions in northeast and central Missouri.  I ask that you take a few moments this week and prayerfully ask God’s Holy Spirit for guidance as you make your decision about your participation.

Evening of Faith, Family, & Fun – All Assumption parishioners invited on Friday, Oct. 17, 5:00-7:00 p.m. at Amphitheater in Hermann.  Games, face painting, etc.  Admission free, additional game tickets 50¢.  Food & drink available for extra cost.   Sponsored by St. George Catholic School.

Crop Walk (help to end hunger one step at a time) - Sunday, Oct. 19, at 3:00 p.m. at St. James UCC in Morrison (walking to downtown Morrison and back).  Bring walk papers and donations along to Crop Walk.  Info and donation envelopes in back of both churches. 
Financial Stewardship
  St. Mary’s Assumption
Offertory budget 7/1/13-6/30/14 $46,800.00 $30,524.00
Budget goal per month $4,010.00 $2,600.00
Weekly goal $925.00 $600.00
Collection - Oct. 5 $1,855 $1,175
Oct. 12    
Oct. 19    
Oct. 26    
To date for Oct. $1,855 $1,175
Offertory budget goal 7/1/14-10/5/14 $12,950 $8,400
Sunday collection 7/1/14-10/5/14 $18,390 $9,289
Difference $5,440 $889

Question of the Week - Describe in your own words who will be welcome and why they will be welcome, at the eternal banquet of God.

Nursing Home Masses – A Mass will be offered for Mabelene Krieg Grellner on Tuesday, Oct. 14, at 9:30 a.m. at Frene Valley Nursing Home in Hermann.  A Mass will be offered for Ralph & Margaret Rackers on Thursday, Oct. 16, at Linn Community Skilled Care (formerly Autumn Meadows) in Linn.  Everyone is welcome to attend.

Handbells Practice – Tuesday, Oct. 14, at 7:00 p.m. in MPH hall.

Fall Dinner News will be reported next week.

Assumption Fundraising Meeting – Wednesday, Oct. 22, at 6:30 p.m. to plan the sausage breakfast in November.  Everyone welcome.

Bible Study in Frankenstein at St. Mary’s School on book of Revelation.  Led by Carolyn Saucier.  Tuesday evenings from 7:00 to 8:30 on Oct. 21 & 28, Nov. 4, 11, & possibly 18.  If interested, call Ev.

Events Elsewhere – 1) Frankenstein 5K Run/Walk on Oct. 12. For info/to register, visit http://www.ourladyofhelp.wordpress.com.  2) Smorgasbord at St. George in Hermann Oct. 12, 11:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. 3) Fall supper at Holy Guardian Angels parish in Brinktown Oct. 12. 4) K of C breakfast at Linn Oct. 19.



Calendar of Parish Events – Oct

Oct 14 – Handbells Practice
Oct 15 – PSR Classes
Oct 18/19 – World Mission Coll
Oct 19 – Bailey’s Creek Cem Mtg
Oct 21 – Handbells Practice
Oct 22 – AS Fundraising Mtg
- PSR Classes
Oct 28 – Handbells Practice

Oct 29 – PSR Classes

FFA Selling Fruit, Nuts, & Candy - If interested, email Kate Kuschel at kuschelk@osager1.com or call 573-298-1733.

Seeking Christ for Our Nation Mass – Oct. 16 at 7:00 p.m. in Loose Creek.

Bailey’s Creek Cemetery Meeting – Sunday, Oct. 19, at 1:30 p.m. in MPH hall.

Mass at Starkenburg Shrine – Tuesday, Oct. 14, at noon.



Bishop’s Letter - World Mission Sunday
My dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ,
“Today vast numbers of people still do not know Jesus Christ.” 
Pope Francis begins his message for this year’s celebration of World Mission Sunday with these words.  But he quickly offers us the way to make a life-giving difference in this reality.  He tell us, “World Mission Sunday is a privileged moment when the faithful of various continents engage in prayerand concrete gestures of solidarityin support of the young Churches in mission lands.”
On October 19th, as our diocesan family celebrates this “privileged moment,” let us join our brothers and sisters around the world who will gather at the Lord’s Table to celebrate, with great joy, our common vocation as missionaries.  Our prayersand concrete gestures of solidaritywill help build local churches, like the church in Mongolia, the world’s youngest Catholic Church, and in sub-Saharan Africa, where Catholicism continues to grow at exponential rates.  Through the work of these churches, and their witness to Christ, the poor receive practical help.  Most importantly, they experience God’s love and mercy, His hope and peace.
Your financial help on World Mission Sunday, offered in the collection for the Society for the Propagation of the Faith, will support the 1,150 young mission dioceses and communities who await the “Good News” of Jesus as their saving hope.
Pope Francis encourages us to take joyful part in the Church’s mission to all the nations, as we live our lives grounded in love for Jesus and concern for the needs of the most disadvantaged.  May World Mission Sunday offer each one of us an opportunity to accomplish both, as we share the joy of the Gospel and help the poor by our fervent prayer and generous hearts!
Sincerely yours in Christ...Most Reverend John R. Gaydos, Diocese of Jefferson City