May 25 - Sixth Sunday of Easter, 2014

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

church (573) 763-5345, cell (573) 301-0350 email:
parish email:, rectory office email:
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!)

May 18, 2014 Cemetery $35.00 Candles $17.50
 ASSUMPTION: $325.00 Candles $5.00
  Cemetery $20.00 Food Pantry $4.00



5/24--Larry Kuebler, 5/31--Gayle Hackmann, 6/7--Gary Seifert, 6/14--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


      Friday May 30 communion service 8:30 am
Saturday May 31 6:00 pm Sunday June 1 8:00 am
Sharon Steiner For the People

Pro-Life Rosary – Monday, June 2, at 9:00 a.m. in MPH church.

News from Fr. Dave – Fr. Dave said to give everyone his love and to let you know that he carries you all in his heart.

Free Breakfast (7:30-8:30 a.m.) & Lunch (11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.) at Osage County R-1 School weekdays May 27 through June 27 for all children ages birth to age 18 and eligible disabled adults to age 21. For more info, call 763-5666.

Rectory Spring Cleaning – Calling all young able-bodied persons to help give the rectory a good spring cleaning (including windows) on Thursday, June 5, starting around 8:30 a.m.  Some cleaning supplies available; however, if you have some you can bring from home, that would be helpful.

Intergenerational Event – Sat., June 7, at Pointers Creek Trail Ride, Linn, MO.  Fried chicken dinner (with trimmings) at 5:00 p.m.  MWA pays $3/person and $2/child toward cost of each person’s meal. Have fun connecting with grandchildren.  Bring them or a neighbor’s child or children.  Team Penning with horses after dinner.  Please bring a box of cereal for food pantry.  Extra attendance prize if each person brings a box of cereal.  Gift for each child attending.  Guests welcome!!!  If you plan to attend, please RSVP by calling Marlo 573-294-6613 or leave a message by May 29.

“Gospels in Glass” Tour in Osage County – Wednesday, June 11, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.  Features Catholic churches in Rich Fountain, Westphalia, Freeburg & Vienna.  Presented by Jefferson City writers Ken Luebbering & Robyn Burnett.  $45/person includes transportation, guides, copy of the book “Gospels in Glass” and lunch.  Reservations can be made by calling Osage County Extension Center 573-897-3648 x 4 or filling out form on poster in back of church.  Deadline for reservations is June 4.  For more info, see poster in back of church.

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 - May 4 $1,777 $661
May 11 $542 $478
May 18 $526 $325
May 25    
To date for May $2,845 $1,464
Offertory budget goal 7/1/13-5/18/14 $41,400 $27,002
Sunday collection 7/1/13-5/18/14 $45,739 $29,429
Difference $4,339 $2,427

Question of the Week - Which one of the promises in today’s Gospel gives you the most hope?
June Contribution Envelopes are available in the back of church.
MPH Hall Cleaners for June – Jim & Darcy Keilholz, Leonard & Mary Keilholz.  (Please remember to fill out Group Volunteer Timesheet located in kitchen.)

Congratulations to our Grads!  - Alison Mehmert and Lucas Skaggs!  May God bless you and guide you on the new path before you!





Calendar of Parish Events –June

June 2  - Pro-Life Rosary 9 AM MPH
June 4  - AS Prayer Group 10 AM

June 7/8 – Comm & Ed Coll

Events Elsewhere – 1) Picnic at Frankenstein parish June 1, 11:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m.  2) Picnic at Loose Creek parish June 8, 11:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m.