April 27- Divine Mercy Sunday, 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 Most Pure Heart - Chamois and
Sat 6:00 p.m. at Assumption - Morrison (changed April 5/6!)

April 20, 2014 infirm Priest $263.00 Rice Bowl $108.82
 ASSUMPTION: $1,061.00 Village Market $66.96
  infirm Priest $245.00 Rice Bowl $331.93



4/26 - Gayle Hackmann, 5/3—Gary Seifert, 5/10 - Joe Budnik, 5/17--Danny Lamb


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


      Friday May 2 communion service 8:30 am
Saturday May 3 6:00 pm Sunday May 4 8:00 am
For the People Herb Ohlms

**Note Time of Communion Service – The time of the communion service on Friday mornings at MPH has been changed to 8:30 a.m.

Morrison Volunteer Fire Dept. Chicken DinnerSunday, April 27, from 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. at Morrison Community Center. Adults/$10, ages 6-12/$5, under 5/free.  Pie/cake donations greatly appreciated.


The Riegel family would like to express their sincere thanks for your support during this time of loss. Thanks to Father Dave for his words of comfort, Dale Hackmann for the music, the servers, lector, the ladies fixing and serving a great meal, everyone for donating food, and all the words of comfort.”… Art Riegel, Heidi and Kim Ames

Catholic Home Missions Collection – Many dioceses right here in the U.S. do not have enough priests and trained lay ministers to serve their parishes.  The Catholic Home Missions collection taking place this weekend supports these dioceses by funding essential ministries, including seminary education and lay ministry.  Please be generous and share your resources to strengthen the Church at home.  If you forgot your donation this weekend, just drop in the collection basket next weekend.

SB 680 Would Allow Former Drug Users To Receive Food Stamps if they met certain requirements.  SB 680 has passed the Senate and is now awaiting House committee assignment by Speaker Tim Jones.  MO Catholic Conference asks that you contact House Speaker Tim Jones (573-751-056, email Tim.Jones@house.mo.gov) immediately and ask him to move this bill forward in the House.

Osage R-1 School 1st Annual 5K Run/Walk – Saturday, May 3, at 9:00 a.m. at Osage R-1 School.   Registration race day/$25.  Kids 1 mile fun run/$15.  Race day registration 8:00 a.m.-8:45 a.m.  For more info/registration form, call the school or visit www.chamois.k12.mo.us.

Seeking Christ for Our Nation Mass – Tuesday, May 6, at 6:30 p.m. at St. George in Linn.

Financial Stewardship
  St. Mary’s Assumption
Offertory budget 7/1/13-6/30/14 $46,800.00 $30,524.00
Budget goal per month $3,900.00 $2,544.00
Weekly goal $900.00 $587.00
Collection - April 6 $1,583 $875
April 16 $485 $684
April 20 $987 $1,061
April 27    
To date for April $3,055 $2,620
Offertory budget goal 7/1/13-4/20/14 $37,800 $24,654
Sunday collection 7/1/13-4/20/14 $42,382 $27,314
Difference $4,582 $2,660

Question of the Week - When & how do you experience the “new birth” which we are given in Christ?

May Contribution Envelopes are available in the back of church.

Chamois Health & Wellness Fair – Tuesday, May 6, 2:00-6:00 p.m. at Chamois school.  For more info, call 763-5666 or see poster at bank.

Gasconade Co. National Day of Prayer Ceremony - Thursday, May 1, 12:00 PM at Gasconade Co. Courthouse in Hermann.

MPH Hall Cleaners for May - Glenn & Julie Keilholz, Dave & Sandy Keilholz. 


Attn: Money Counters – When filling out the deposit slip, please list the individual names and amounts of checks – this helps in case we need to look back to check a parishioner’s contribution.  MPH Money Counters – While Fr. Dave is gone, Ev will try to have the material needed to count the Sunday collection in the sacristy so it will be easily available.  If this does not work, please let Ev know.

Diocesan Mission Trip – June 6-13 to Grainger County, Tennessee.  For high school to college juniors.  Cost $250.  If interested, sign up at youthevents@diojeffcity.org by May 20.  For more info, contact Deacon Rick Vise at 573-586-9226 or rickles1961@aol.com, or FB message.



Calendar of Parish Events – April/May

April 30 – PSR Classes
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May 5   - Pro-Life Rosary MPH 9 AM
May 7   - AS Prayer Group 10:30 AM

May 25 – Rcptn for Graduates

Pro-Life Rosary – Monday, May 5, at 9:00 a.m. in MPH church.

Bulletin Deadline for May 11 bulletin is Thursday, May 8, at 9:30 a.m.

Events Elsewhere – 1) Spring Dinner April 27 at Guardian Angels parish in Brinktown.  2) Fish & Chicken Fry May 2 at St. George in Hermann.