May 29- Body and Blood of the Lord, 2016

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 Chamois
SAT 6:00 p.m. at Morrison

May 22, 2016     Food Pantry $5
      Food Pantry  




5/28 - Gayle Hackmann, 6/4 - Joe Budnik, 6/11 - Danny Lamb, 6/18 - Larry Kuebler


1st Sun–Wilma Trachsel/Dennis Lamb, 2nd Sun–Wayne/Paula Helle, 3rd Sun–Viv/Larry Boss, 4th Sun–Bernie/Marian Forck, 5th - Bosses


Monday** May 31 10:00 am Wednesday June 1 6:00 pm
Verhoff Family Verhoff Family
Thursday June 2 10:00 am Friday June 3 8:00 am
Sharon Steiner Martha Duemmel
Saturday June 4 6:00 pm Sunday June 5 8:00 am
For the People Frank Schollmeyer

We extend special congratulations to Alex Paulsmeyer and Aubrey Schollmeyer who were united in the Sacrament of Holy Matrimony this weekend. May God bless you abundantly, and may your life together be full of joy and happiness.
       “As we also celebrate Memorial Day this weekend and the official beginning of summer, let us all be safe as we go about our celebrations, activities, and vacations, while not forgetting to always serve and honor God in all that we do. On this Memorial Day we do remember and give special thanks and appreciation to all our military men and women who serve our country. May your service lead the world to greater peace and understanding.”…Fr. Dave

Celebrations for Fr. Dave

In conjunction with the Jubilee for Priests being held in Rome June 1-3 and to celebrate Fr. Dave’s 35th year of ordination, the following receptions are being held in his honor:  1) NEXT Saturday, June 4, at Assumption after 6:00 p.m. Mass, 2) NEXT Sunday, June 5, in MPH hall after 8:00 a.m. Mass.  Everyone is invited.   (MPH - those bringing coffeecakes, rolls, etc., please bring to the hall before 8:00 a.m. Mass on Sunday.  If you need to drop them off Saturday, please call Ev 763-5421.)

Thank You from Heidi Ames to MPH and Ladies of Mary for the wonderful reception and beautiful rosary and angel.  Heidi appreciates all that was done in honor of her graduation.

Free Breakfast (7:30-8:30 a.m.) & Lunch (11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.) at Osage County R-1 School Monday through Friday May 23 through June 24 for all children ages birth to age 18 and eligible disabled adults.  For more info, call 763-5666.

Financial Stewardship
  St. Mary’s Assumption
Offertory budget 7/1/15-6/30/16 $52,000.00 $36,000.00
Budget goal per month $4,333.00 $3,000.00
Weekly goal $1000.00 $692.00
Collection - May 1 $1,704 $1,013
May 8 $713 $650
May 15 $435 $502
May 22 $1,741  
May 29    
To date for May $4,593 $2,165
Offertory budget goal 7/1/15-5/22/16 $47,000 $32,524
Sunday collection 7/1/15-5/22/16 $53,974 $36,823
Difference $6,974 $4,299

Question of the Week – How can you prepare yourself to be nourished by Jesus in the Eucharist this week?

June Contribution Envelopes are available in the back of church.

Mark Your Calendars! - Camp Hope is scheduled for July 11-15.  Details forthcoming.

Pro-Life Rosary – Monday, June 6, at 9:00 a.m. in MPH church.

MPH Hall Cleaners for June – Tom & Sherry Starke, Mike & Tammy Stone.

Seeking Christ for Our Nation Mass – June 7 at 6:30 p.m. at St. George Linn.

REMEMBER TO BRING Your Spiritual Bouquet for Fr. Dave Next Weekend! – NEXT weekend (June 4/5), we will be presenting our “spiritual bouquets” to Fr. Dave.  The spiritual bouquet should consist primarily in prayers offered for him (e.g., Mass intentions, rosaries, holy hours, etc.), acts of penance performed for him (e.g., fasting), acts of charity done for him (e.g., visiting the sick, or other acts of love at home, work or school), almsgiving in his name, or even gift cards for his use. Keep track of the number of “acts of penance,” number of “rosaries”, etc.  “Spiritual Bouquet” forms are available in the back of church (and also in your June contribution envelope packet) for you to fill out and bring to Mass that weekend (drop in designated basket as you enter church). 


Calendar of Parish Events – June

June 1  - AS Prayer Group 10 AM
June 4/5  - Rcptns for Fr. Dave

June 6 -  Pro-Life Rosary MPH 9 AM

Social Events Elsewhere – 1) St. George Hermann - rummage sale June 2-4, fish fry June 3, “Horsin’ Around” fun show June 4, rummage sale June 9-12.  2) Picnic at Frankenstein June 5, 11:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m.  3) Picnic at Loose Creek June 12, 11:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m.