July 28, 2013

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: Sat 6:00 p.m. at Assumption - Morrison and
Sun 8:00 a.m. at Most Pure Heart - Chamois (Until October)

July 21, 2013 Good Shep Cent $30.00 candles $9.50
 ASSUMPTION: $527.00 Food Pantry $2.00
  Peru $205.00 candles $8.00


COUNTERS AT ASSUMPTION: 7/27 - Gary Seifert, 8/3 - Joe Budnik, 8-10 - Danny Lamb, 8/17 - Larry Kuebler

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 July 30 10:00 am WEDNESDAY July 31 6:00 pm
Elvira C. Starke Ralph & Margaret Rackers
THURSDAY Aug 1 8:00 am FRIDAY Aug 2 8:00 am
Ted Rackers Family John & Mary Fritz
SATURDAY Aug 3 6:00 pm SUNDAY Aug 4 8:00 am
For the People Steven Ohlms

  “Well, we are certainly into summer, and having some beautiful, not really too hot days. I pray everyone is enjoying them and using them to relax and renew yourselves. While there doesn’t seem to be much happening in our parishes, I’m sure that will change soon. Enjoy it while you can. God Bless you all.”...Fr. Dave 


Assumption Fall Dinner Raffle Prizes – If you would like to donate a raffle prize for Assumption’s Fall Dinner, please call Mary Ann Lamb 294-7162.  Thank you.

Mass Schedule for Feast of Assumption – The Feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary (August 15) is a holy day of obligation.  The Mass schedule for this feast day is:

Congratulations to Weston Henry Rost, son of Allen Rost and Aubrey Senevey, who received the sacrament of Baptism July 20 at Assumption Church!

Married Couples Weekend For Couples Undergoing Difficulties In Their Relationship - "Retrouvaille" is a program designed to provide help and support for those hurting in brokenness and loneliness.  It has also proven helpful to couples who are separated and divorced.  Although Retrouvaille is Catholic in origin, couples from all or no faith traditions are welcome to attend.  The next program begins with the weekend of Sept. 20-22, 2013.  For further info, call 1-800-470-2230 or visit www.HelpOurMarriage.com.

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 - July 7 $761 $522
July 14 $1,090 $652
July 21 $1,433 $527
July 28    
To date for July $3,284 $1,701
Offertory budget goal 7/1/13-7/21/13 $2,700 $1,761
Sunday collection 7/1/13-7/21/13 $3,284 $1,701
Difference $584 -$60

Question of the Week – When this past week did you take the time to pray, to talk to and listen to God?

MPH Hall Cleaners for August – Mike & Kathy Mehmert, Vera Ohlms (please fill in Group Volunteer Timesheet in kitchen).

August Contribution Envelopes are available in the back of church.

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

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

Ministry to Traveling Catholics - For nationwide Mass time and locations, call 1-858-207-6277 for automated church lookup, email webmaster@masstimes.org, or visit www.Masstimes.org.

Social Events Elsewhere – 1) Fish & chicken fry at St. George in Hermann on Aug. 2.  2) Picnic at St. Joseph parish in Westphalia Aug. 4, 11:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m.  3) Picnic at Sacred Heart parish in Rich Fountain Aug. 11, 11:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m.


Calendar of Parish Events – June/July

Aug      - AS Hermann Food Pantry Coll
             - MPH Samaritan Cntr Coll
Aug 5  - Pro-Life Rosary MPH 9 AM
Aug 7  - AS Prayer Group 10:30 AM
Aug 14 – Mass for Holy Day MPH 6 PM
Aug 15 – Feast of the Assumption
               (Holy Day of Obligation)
               Mass for Holy Day AS 6 PM
Aug 17/18 – Ret Fund for Religious Coll
Aug 22 – MPH Liturgy Committee Mtg