February 1 - 4th Sunday, 2015

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

Jan 25, 2015     Food Pantry $10.00
  ASSUMPTION: n/a candles  
      Food Pantry  



2/1 - Gayle Hackmann, 2/8 - Gary Seifert, 2/15 - Joe Budnik, 2/22 - Danny Lamb


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


Tuesday Feb 3 10:00 am Wednesday Feb 4 6:00 pm
Dorothy Nolte Shirley Riegel
Thursday Feb 6 10:00 am Friday Feb 6 8:00 am
Verhoff Family Verhoff Family
Sunday Feb 8 8:00 am SATURDAY Feb 7 6:00 pm
Willie, Bernie, Carl & Greg Hackmann For the People

“We have the schedule set for Assumption’s fish fry and Chamois’ seafood buffets, which are important fundraisers for both of our parishes. Please put them on your schedule and plan on helping out as much as you can to make them a great success. We really depend on you and appreciate all you do.
     “The Handbell Choir will be beginning a new round of rehearsals on Tuesday evening to prepare for a spring concert. Anyone interested in ringing handbells is welcome to come and try out.
     “Tuesday’s 10 a.m. Mass at Morrison will be our celebration of the Presentation of the Lord. Please join us for this beautiful/important celebration.”…Fr. Dave


Mark Your Calendars for these upcoming parish events – 1) Fish Fry & Basket Raffle at Assumption on Friday, Feb. 20.  2) Seafood Buffets at MPH on March 6 and March 20.  3) Rummage Sale at Assumption on March 27 & 28.  Details forthcoming.


Financial Stewardship
  St. Mary’s Assumption
Offertory budget 7/1/13-6/30/14 $48,120.00 $35,380.00*
Budget goal per month $4,010.00 $2,950.00*
Weekly goal $925.00 $680.00*
Collection - Jan 4 $1,941 $1,550
Jan 11 $6,092 $522
Jan 18 $825 $488
Jan 25 $600 n/a
To date for Jan. $9,458 $2,560
Offertory budget goal 7/1/14-1/25/15 $27,750 $20,400
Sunday collection 7/1/14-1/25/15 $38,866 $22,724
Difference $11,116 $2,324

MPH Hall Cleaners for February – Tom & Sherry Starke, Mike & Tammy Stone.  (Please remember to fill out Group Volunteer Timesheet located in kitchen.)

Survey on the Family - In preparation for the Extraordinary Synod in October, Bishop Gaydos invites you to complete the 10-question “Survey for the 2015 General Synod on the Family”.  The survey may be accessed on the home page of the diocesan website (www.diojeffcity.org) - it will be available until February 28.  If you prefer a printed copy, these are available in the back of church.   Please return the completed printed form to the parish office or mail to the address on the survey by Feb. 28.  

Question of the Week - What are the evils in today's world that you pray God will free us from?

Handbells Rehearsal – Tuesday, Feb. 3, at 7:00 p.m. in MPH hall.

Pro-Life Rosary – Tuesday, Feb. 3, at 9:00 a.m. in MPH church.

Bookmobile coming to Chamois Monday, Feb. 2, 4:30-5:30 p.m. near fire station.

Seeking Christ for Our Nation Mass – Feb. 3 at 6:30 p.m. at St. George in Linn.

Natural Family Planning Course - Have you ever thought about what unnatural birth control methods really do to your body? To your marriage?  Come to the Couple to Couple League's free "Come and See" two-hour class on Natural Family Planning on Sunday, February 8, at 2:00 p.m. in St. George parish hall in Linn.   To RSVP or for more info, 660-298-3683 or www.MidMoNFP.org.

Fish Fry & Basket Raffle at Assumption – Friday, Feb. 20, 4:30-7:30 p.m.  Serving boneless fish fillets, slaw, baked beans, hand-sliced chips, homemade mac & cheese, drinks, pie & cake.  Adults/$8.50, ages 5-12/$4, ages 4 and under/free.

Calendar of Parish Events – Feb
Feb 3  - Pro-Life Rosary MPH 9 AM (Tues!)
           - Handbells Rehearsal
Feb 4  - AS Prayer Group 10 AM
           - PSR Classes
Feb 5 – Catholicism DVD MPH
Feb 10 – Handbells Rehearsal
Feb 11 – PSR Classes
Feb 12 – Catholicism DVD MPH
Feb 17 – Handbells Rehearsal
Feb 18 – Ash Wednesday
             - 10 AM Mass AS
              - PSR Classes/7:15 PM Mass MPH
Feb 19 – Catholicism DVD MPH
Feb 20 – AS Fish Fry/Basket Raffle
Feb 24 – Handbells Rehearsal
Feb 25 – PSR Classes Feb 26 – Catholicism DVD MPH

Rummage Sale at Assumption – Planning is underway for the annual rummage sale to be held March 27 & 28.  Start collecting your gently used household items, clothing, toys, furniture, etc.  More details forthcoming.

Valentine Dinner (brisket with trimmings) – Wed., Feb. 11, 4:00-6:00 p.m. at Derailed in Morrison.  MWA pays $3/person.  Please bring individually wrapped snack for “At Risk Reading Students”.  Must RSVP (call/leave message) to Marlo 294-6613 by Sunday, Feb. 1.  Sponsored by MWA Senior Chapter.  Guests welcome!

Events Elsewhere – 1) K of C Breakfast at Loose Creek Feb. 1, 7:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.  2) Prime Rib Dinner and Mouse Races at Sacred Heart School in Rich Fountain Feb. 7.  3) Cajun Shrimp Boil at St. George School in Hermann Feb. 7, 5:00-9:00 p.m.  4) K of C Fish Fry at Loose Creek Feb. 13, 5:30-8:00 p.m.