MASS INTENTIONS NEEDED
An individual may ask a priest to offer a Mass for several reasons: for example, in thanksgiving, for the intentions of another person
such as on a birthday, or as is most common, for the repose of the soul of someone who has died. One must never forget the infinite
graces that flow from the Sacrifice of the Mass which benefit oneís soul. In the past, at St. Columban's, we received more Mass
intentions than could be said in the time period in which they must be fulfilled so we had to send them off to the missions to be
fulfilled. Recently, we have fulfilled most of the Mass intentions that have been given to St. Columban's. The stipend is $10.00. A
stipend is given which creates an obligation which must be satisfied. We find not only the origins of this practice dating to the early
Church, but we also clearly recognize its importance. When we face the death of someone, even a person who is not Catholic, to
have a Mass offered for the repose of his soul and to offer our prayers are more beneficial and comforting then any other
sympathy card or bouquet of flowers. To have a Mass offered on the occasion of a birthday, anniversary or special need is
appropriate, beneficial and appreciated.
We recently received a copy of the following letter and thought the parish might enjoy reading it. Thank you Joe and Jenny Reardon
for sharing it with us. As the Operational Ministry Center (OMC) celebrates its one year
anniversary on September 6, 2007, please allow me to express my gratitude for your sonís military service. Your son, Chaplain
Reardon, represents the jewel in the crown of the OMC. Serving as both Deputy Director and Operational Planner, your son
ensures religious ministry support to more than 30 ships that have supported Carrier Strike Groups, Expeditionary Strike Groups,
and International Operations. From the first day the OMC commenced operations, your son
ensured that our sailors, marines and coast guard personnel received immediate attention and superb ministry. On several
occasions, your son responded to a wide range of emergency situations. In addition, your son inspired a series of enhancements
to our facility making it the pride of Naval Base San Diego. His unwavering commitment to pastoral care has distinguished the
OMC as the place that projects the power of faith to the men and women of the Sea Services.
As the OMC celebrates its one year anniversary, it celebrates your sonís dynamic leadership. I have thoroughly enjoyed working with
your son. The OMC is a resounding success as a direct result of your sonís faith and fortitude. Indeed, your son embodies the true
spirit of what it means to be a Naval Officer. Please know that you are always welcome at the OMC, the most operationally
intense religious ministry support organization in the Pacific Fleet! Sincerely,
Mark G. Steiner, Captain Chaplain Corps United States Navy
LEARNING CENTER MURALS
The new mural at the North Entrance of the Early Learning Center Building. There are many more wall murals that have been painted over the summer to give the building a fresh, new look for the children. Stop by and take a look.
People have asked for a reminder of what items they can save.
FAST AND ABSTINENCE (self-denial).
To foster the spirit of penance and of reparation for sin, to encourage
self-denial, and to guide us in the footsteps of Jesus, Church law requires the observance of fast and
abstinence (CIC, 1249-1253). Abstinence: All persons who have already celebrated their 14th
birthday, are bound to abstain from meat on Ash Wednesday and all Fridays of Lent.
Fasting: Everyone, from the celebration of their 18th birthday to
their 59th birthday, is bound to fast on Ash Wednesday and Good Friday.
Voluntary fasting on other weekdays of Lent, especially on
Wednesdays and Fridays, is highly recommended. Fasting is generally understood to mean eating one full meal each day. Two
other partial meals, sufficient to maintain strength, may be taken; but together they should not equal another full meal.
Eating between meals is not permitted, but liquids are allowed. Other forms of
"fasting," especially regarding
alcoholic drink, needless television, video games, internet use, and social entertainment, is
of true spiritual value and is strongly encouraged. When health or ability to work would be seriously affected, neither the law
of fasting nor the law of abstinence obliges. If in doubt, one's parish
priest or confessor may be consulted. Airport workers, travelers, and others while on board ships or airplanes are dispensed from
the laws of fast and abstinence for the duration of their journey (except on Good Friday). It is desirable that they perform some
other pious act instead.
The Proclamation of the Date of Easter on
Epiphany dates from a time when calendars were not readily available. It was necessary to make known the date of Easter in
advance, since many celebrations of the liturgical year depend on its date. The number of Sundays that follow Epiphany, the date of
Ash Wednesday, and the number of Sundays that follow Pentecost are all computed in relation to Easter. Although calendars
now give the date of Easter and the other feasts in the liturgical year for
many years in advance, the Epiphany proclamation still has value. It is a reminder of the centrality of the resurrection of the Lord in
the liturgical year and importance of the great mysteries of faith which are celebrated each year.
Dear brothers and sisters, the glory of the Lord has shone upon
us, and shall ever be manifest among us, until the day of his return. Through the rhythms of times and seasons let us celebrate the
mysteries of salvation.
Let us recall the year's culmination, the Easter Triduum of the Lord: his last supper, his crucifixion, his burial, and his rising,
celebrated between the evening of the 20th of March and evening of the 23rd of March.
Each Easter - as on each Sunday - the Holy Church makes present
the great and saving deed by which Christ has for ever conquered sin and death. From Easter are reckoned all the days we keep holy. Ash
Wednesday, the beginning of Lent, will occur on the 6th of February. The Ascension of the Lord will be commemorated on
the 4th of May. Pentecost, the joyful conclusion of the season of Easter, will be celebrated on the 11th of
May. And this year the First Sunday of Advent will be on the 30th of November.
Likewise the pilgrim Church proclaims the passover of Christ in the feasts of the holy Mother of God, in the feasts of the Apostles
and Saints, and in the commemoration of the faithful departed. To Jesus Christ, who was ,who is, and who is to come, Lord of
time and history, be endless praise, for ever and ever. Amen.
The basic requirement for a good confession is to have the intention of
returning to God like the "prodigal son" and to acknowledge our sins with
true sorrow before the priest.
Sin in my Life
- Modern society has lost a sense of sin. As a Catholic follower of Christ,
I must make an effort to recognize sin in my daily actions, words and omissions.
The Gospels show how important is the forgiveness of our sins. Lives of
saints prove that the person who grows in holiness has a stronger sense of
sin, sorrow for sins, and a need for the Sacrament of Penance or Confession.
There are two kinds of actual sin, mortal and venial.
Mortal sin is a deadly offense against God, so horrible that it destroys
the life of grace in the soul. Three simultaneous conditions must be fulfilled for a mortal sin: 1) the act must be something very serious; 2)
the person must have sufficient understanding of what is being done; 3)
the person must have sufficient freedom of the will. Before going to Confession you should make a review of mortal and venial
sins since your last sacramental confession, and should express sorrow for
sins, hatred for sins and a firm resolution not to sin again.
Have God and the pursuit of sanctity in Christ been the goal of my life?
Have I denied my faith? Have I placed my trust in false teachings or substitutes for God? Did I despair of God's mercy?
A helpful pattern for examination of conscience is to review the
Commandments of God and the Precepts of the Church:
1. Have God and the pursuit of sanctity in Christ been the goal of my
life? Have I denied my faith? Have I placed my trust in false teachings or
substitutes for God? Did I despair of God's mercy?
2. Have I avoided the profane use of
God's name in my speech? Have I broken a solemn vow or promise?
3. Have I honored every Sunday by avoiding unnecessary work, celebrating
the Mass (also holydays)? Was I inattentive at, or unnecessarily late for
Mass, or did I leave early? Have I neglected prayer for a long time?
4. Have I shown Christlike respect to parents, spouse, and family members,
legitimate authorities? Have I been attentive to the religious education
and formation of my children?
5. Have I cared for the bodily health and safety of myself and all others?
Did I abuse drugs or alcohol? Have I supported in any way abortion,
"mercy killing," or suicide?
6. Was I impatient, angry, envious, proud, jealous, revengeful, lazy? Have
I forgiven others?
7. Have I been just in my responsibilities to employer and employees? Have
I discriminated against others because of race or other reasons?
8. Have I been chaste in thought and word? Have I used sex only within
marriage and while open to procreating life? Have I given myself sexual
gratification? Did I deliberately look at impure TV, pictures, reading?
9. Have I stolen anything from another, from my employer, from government?
If so, am I ready to repay it? Did I fulfill my contracts? Did I rashly
gamble, depriving my family of necessities?
10. Have I spoken ill of any other person? Have I always told the truth?
Have I kept secrets and confidences?
11. Have I permitted sexual thoughts about someone to whom I am not married?
12. Have I desired what belongs to other people? Have I wished ill on
13. Have I been faithful to sacramental living (Holy Communion and Penance)?
14. Have I helped make my parish community stronger and holier? Have I
contributed to the support of the Church?
15. Have I done penance by abstaining and fasting on obligatory days? Have
I fasted before receiving communion?
16. Have I been mindful of the poor? Do I accept
God's will for me?
- After examining your conscience and telling God of your sorrow, go into
the confessional. You may kneel at the screen or sit to talk face-to-face
with the priest.
Begin your confession with the sign of the cross,
"In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. My last confession was
_________ weeks (months, years) ago."
The priest may read a passage from holy Scripture.
Say the sins that you remember. Start with the one(s) that is most
difficult to say. (In order to make a good confession the faithful must
confess all mortal sins, according to kind and number.) After confessing
all the sins you remember since your last good confession, you may conclude by saying,
"I am sorry for these and all the sins of my past life."
Listen to the words of the priest. He will assign you some penance. Doing
the penance will diminish the temporal punishment due to sins already forgiven. When invited, express some prayer of sorrow or Act of Contrition
such as: An Act of Contrition - O my God, I am heartily sorry for having offended you and I detest all my
sins, because I dread the loss of heaven and the pains of hell. But most
of all because I have offended you, my God, who are all good and deserving
of all my love. I firmly resolve with the help of your grace, to confess
my sins, to do penance and to amend my life. Amen.
At the End of Confession
- Listen to the words of absolution, the sacramental forgiveness of the
Church through the ordained priest. As you listen to the words of forgiveness you may make the sign of the
cross with the priest. If he closes by saying, "Give thanks to the Lord
for He is good," answer, "For His mercy endures
- Give thanks to God for forgiving you again. If you recall some serious sin
you forgot to tell, rest assured that it has been forgiven with the others, but be sure to confess it in your next Confession.
Do your assigned Penance.
Resolve to return to the Sacrament of Reconciliation often. We Catholics
are fortunate to have the Sacrament of Reconciliation. It is the ordinary
way for us to have our sins forgiven. This sacrament is a powerful help to
get rid of our weaknesses, grow in holiness, and lead a balanced and virtuous life.
GOING TO THE HOSPITAL?
While patients and staff can, very fortunately, call for the sacramental and pastoral services of a Catholic priest while in a hospital, a fact of hospital life today is that patients are often in and out very fast. Before a procedure, it is possible that the priest will not be able to see you as soon as you want. Therefore it is better for you to talk to your parish priest and receive all three sacraments - Reconciliation, Anointing, and Eucharist - beforehand. Then too, your parish priest will know what you are undergoing and where, and can more likely visit, if in the city during your stay, and support you through your recovery.
Now in effect. No wedding dates will be set on the church calendar until the couple meets with Father in person. The policy of our Diocese is that there must be a nine month waiting period during which time marriage preparation takes place. The nine month period begins with the personal meeting with the pastor. Holy Matrimony in a sacrament and as with any sacrament, there is a time of preparation.
RENTAL POLICY (click here)
RESPECT LIFE COORDINATORS
Bishop Finn has asked each parish in the Diocese to develop a Respect Life Committee and appoint two parish coordinators to work with the newly formed Diocesan office. We are happy to announce that Chris Shearer and Beverly Thompson have accepted the volunteer positions of co-coordinators.
December 11, 1922
February 22, 2006
|Christopher Michael Earley
March 15, 1986
February 25, 2006
December 10, 1917
February 27, 2006
Sister Joan (Josephine Elizabeth)
July 10, 1909
February 28, 2006
September 5, 1928
March 16, 2006
May 19, 1910
March 21, 2006
September 30, 1920
April 26, 2006
October 9, 1931
May 2, 2006
November 15, 1921
May 6, 2006
Jeanette C. Gier
March 26, 1928
June 3, 2006
Patrick Potts &
N. Michael Potts
Laid to rest on June 17, 2006
Joe Ray Adams
December 28, 1927
June 23, 2006
Harry and Evelyn Bohenkamp
Laid to rest on June 29, 2006
August 2, 1934
July 4, 2006
July 25, 1909
July 4, 2006
Josephine Jean Frances
November 10, 1926
August 31, 2006
Margery Beatrice Ruppel
March 6, 1917
September 11, 2006
Marilyn Sue Love
June 19, 1946
September 14, 2006
Isabelle Bernice Walker
September 29, 2006
April 5, 1942
October 11, 2006
William Ellis Donoho
December 24, 1920
October 20, 2006
Patrick "Pat" Archer
March 17, 1916
November 22, 2006
June 28, 1929
November 25, 2006
Donald Verne Raney
April 2, 1927
December 21, 2006
January 10, 1979
January 19, 2007
August 10, 1919
January 28, 2007
January 15, 1935
February 15, 2007
Velma M. Scott
August 14, 1920
March 22, 2007
Janet S. Price
July 1, 1959
March 24, 2007
Donald C. Saale
December 12, 1923
May 2, 2007
Jack E. Tuttle
December 10, 1925
June 16, 2007
Leo C. Hartnett
December 2, 1933
July 13, 2007
Josephine Marie Giles
March 10, 1921
July 17, 2007
Georgena Mae Koehly
October 26, 1914
July 21, 2007
"Peggy" Lucas Stauber
September 29, 1913
October 8, 2007
Mary Lou Haston
July 12, 1910
October 23, 2007
Joseph Forrest Donoho
March 29, 1914
October 31, 2007
December 20, 1955
January 7, 2008
August 11, 1953
January 14, 2008
September 1, 1917
January 15, 2008
Mary Margaret Jensen
December 4, 1921
January 17, 2008
March 4, 1913
February 8, 2008
Rose Ann Atherton
October 27, 1937
February 14, 2008
April 17, 1914
February 17, 2008
October 10, 1926
February 18, 2008
Donald William Schneider
January 26, 1926
February 29, 2008
Berneta Lucille Anderson
October 22, 1922
May 14, 2008
Gordon E. Scott
December 14, 1924
June 12, 2008
Vesta Mae Smith
December 19, 1915
June 28, 2008
John C. "Jack"
August 18, 1923
August 13, 2008
May 13, 1925
September 9, 2008
April 3, 1932
October 14, 2008
Lawrence A. Speichinger
November 30, 1927
October 16, 2008
December 13, 1926
November 21, 2008
Rev. Mr. Joseph Vernon Crookshanks
August 25, 1921
November 25, 2008
August 12, 1926
December 2, 2008
Elmer Harold Schnittker
June 1, 1935
December 3, 2008
Dorothy Louise Koehly
December 24, 1924
December 27, 2008
Vivian Van Dyke
June 7, 1935
January 13, 2009
March 15, 1930
January 9, 2009
Xoa L. Wolf
June 10, 1938
February 27, 2009
September 14, 1926
April 4, 2009
John M. Trageser
September 13, 1956
April 6, 2009
February 28, 1915
April 19, 2009
September 7, 1919
June 1, 2009
William "Bill" Saale
March 29, 1925
June 11, 2009
Esther Virginia Gerhardt Garcia
October 13, 1927
June 19, 2009
Marie Selma Boland Carter
May 7, 1913
June 20, 2009
Lauretta M. Quinn
February 10, 1922
September 22, 2009
April 18, 1918
September 23, 2009
April 15, 1913
December 15, 2009
December 15, 1916
December 17, 2009
Cecilia "Ceci" Annette Jones
August 3, 1943
January 21, 2010
November 13, 1914
January 25, 2010
Thomas "Red" Gatson
April 18, 1952
March 5, 2010
Leo Louis Myers
August 30, 1921
March 7, 2010
Carol Lee Lundy
November 7, 1941
March 13, 2010
Genevieve Mary Reardon
March 15, 1921
March 20, 2010
Bruce M. McCoy
December 28, 1956
April 30, 2010
Ryan Scott Anderson
June 26, 1983
May 3, 2010
Sister Christelle Conway
September 14, 1931
June 21, 2010
Wanda Lucille Murrell
September 28, 1929
October 8, 2010
Robert E. Byrnes, Jr.
April 16, 1918
October 31, 2010
Nora B. Tuttle
February 23, 1928
December 31, 2010
January 23, 1929
February 3, 2011
William "Bill" Feeney
April 13, 1931
April 19, 2011
August 7, 1944
April 27, 2011
Rita Theresa Jones
January 7, 1924
June 9, 2011
October 14, 1918
September 4, 2011
James H. Wattenbarger
March 28, 1926
November 1, 2011
Gary Ray Ballantyne
May 28, 1945
November 4, 2011
Richard L. Roney
May 28, 1951
November 7, 2011
April 23, 1944
November 12, 2011
November 8, 1933
November 18, 2011
John Rupp, Jr.
January 29, 1935
November 22, 2011
"Bill" F. Houston
December 20, 1923
November 24, 2011
Robert L. "Bob" Smith
May 28, 1947
December 31, 2011
Elizabeth "Liz" Kramer Boon
September 18, 1964
May 7, 2012
October 15, 1931
May 8, 2012
Kimbra Gay Brown
April 17, 1971
May 12, 2012
April 23, 1916
May 18, 2012
November 2, 1915
May 23, 2012
December 21, 1951
June 4, 2012
Lawrence D. "Larry" Saale
December 7, 1927
July 13, 2012
December 4, 1918
August 1, 2012
"Rick" Kinsella II
June 21, 1979
August 8, 2012
Raymond C. Riley
April 21, 1925
September 28, 2012
Richard "Dick" Saale
October 13, 1925
September 29, 2012
May 28, 1932
November 21, 2012
November 20, 1932
November 28, 2012
Clemons Albert Koenig
May 31, 1927
December 29, 2012
Frances Rhea Catron
January 15, 1928
January 5, 2013
Francis "Kelly" Smith
June 19, 1959
February 22, 2013
Helen Nadine McCarty
November 6, 1917
April 7, 2013
Mae Louise "Maisie" Ellison
October 14, 1927
April 9, 2013
Eternal rest grant unto them O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon them. May they rest in peace. May their souls and the souls of all the faithful departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace. Amen.
- Avery Lynn Baxter, daughter of Shane and Kathy (Bonderer) Baxter, was baptized on Sunday, March 19, 2006 in St. Columban Church by Father Tom Hermes.
- Lillian Grace Constant, daughter of Kyle and Emily (Gastineau) Constant, was baptized on Sunday, March 26, 2006 in St. Columban Church by Father Tom Hermes.
- Trisha Ann Rice, daughter of Preston Rice and Morgan Rutledge, was baptized on Sunday, March 26, 2006 in St. Columban Church by Father Tom Hermes.
- Carson James Samm, son of Scottie and Cheryl (Thompson) Samm, was baptized on Sunday, March 26, 2006 in St. Columban Church by Father Tom Hermes.
- Sarah Rose Kramer Boon, daughter of Mike and Liz Boon, was baptized in St. Columban Catholic Church on Easter Sunday, April 16, 2006 by Father Tom Hermes.
- Kennadie Nicole Stottlemyre, daughter of Chad Stottlemyre, was baptized in St. Columban Catholic Church on Wednesday, April 26, 2006 by Father Tom Hermes.
- Lillian Stover,
daughter of Krystle Stover, was baptized in St. Columban Catholic
Church on Sunday, May 21, 2006, by Father Tom Hermes. Godparents
are Don Metry and Cheryle Greenlaw.
- Isabella Grace
Garr, daughter of Brian Garr and Karin Wagner Garr, was baptized
in St. Columban Church on Sunday, June 18, 2006, by Father Tom
- Alexander Lewis Rice, son of Robert and Sarah Rice, was
baptized by Father Tom Hermes on Saturday, August 19, 2006 in St. Columban Church.
- Emily May Schreiner, daughter of Anthony and Leda Schreiner,
was baptized by Father Tom Hermes on Sunday, August 26, 2006 in St. Columban
- Liam Joel Gunderson, son of Lawrence and Jennifer Haynes
Gunderson, was baptized on Sunday, October 1, 2006 in St. Columban Church by Father Matt
- William Michael and Emma Kate Schneider, twin babies of
Michael and Emily Schneider, were baptized on October 15, 2006 in St. Columban Church by Deacon Jerry Davis.
- Benjamin Lee VanDyke, son of Daniel and Jenifer VanDyke, was
baptized by Father Tom Hermes in St. Columban Church on November 20, 2006.
- Cain David Evans, son of David and Denise Evans, was baptized
in St. Columban Church on Saturday, March 3, 2007 by Deacon Jerry Davis.
- Sullivan Andrew and Ace Emerson
Diegelman, the sons of Ian and Tara Diegelman, were baptized on Easter Day, April 8, 2007
by Father Tom Hermes.
- Addison Marie Lewis, daughter of Christopher and Kelli Paulus
Lewis, was baptized by Father Tom Hermes in St. Columban Church on Saturday, May 5, 2007.
- Remington James
Isaacs, son of Clint Isaacs and Ashley Hoyt, was baptized on
Sunday, May 20, 2007 in St. Columban Church by Father Tom Hermes.
- Addison Nicole Englert, daughter of Scott and Kelley (Wright)
Englert was baptized by Father Tom Hermes on Saturday, June 30, 2007.
- Riley Zeger, daughter of Stephanie Zeger, was baptized on July 29,
- The children of Reece and Shelby Crawford were also baptized on
July 29, 2007:
Carleigh Grace, Carson Reece. Carter Spencer, Carver Chase.
- Lily Grace, daughter of Kenneth and Rebecca (Hapes) Ripley was
baptized on Sunday, September 9, 2007 by Father Paw Lwin.
- Lila Catherine
Oesch, daughter of Orland and Rhonda Oesch, was baptized by Father Tom Hermes on
Sunday, October 21, 2007.
- Zane Kenton Dudley, son of David and Kelly VanDyke Dudley,
was baptized on Saturday, November 24, 2007 in St. Columban Church by Father Tom Hermes.
- Maecy Marquel Hinkebein, daughter of Chris and Tiffany
Dominique Hinkebein, was baptized on Sunday, December 2, 2007 in St. Columban Church by Father Tom Hermes.
- Addilynn Grace
Ficken, daughter of Spencer and Melissa Ficken and Doug and Jodi
Bonderer, was baptized on Sunday, December 2, 2007 in St. Columban Church by Father Tom Hermes.
- Kaelyn Grace
Potts, daughter of Clint and Kelly Diggs Potts, was baptized on
Saturday, November 24, 2007 by Father Tom Hermes.
- Kennedy Rae
Bagley, daughter of Matthew and Lauren Bagley, was baptized on
January 19, 2008, by Father Tom Hermes.
- Sienna Lea Lummus, daughter of Lane and Danielle Welker
Lummus, was baptized by Father Tom Hermes at St. Columbanís on January 26, 2008.
- Glenna McVey Barnett and Gracelynn Marie Barnett, twin daughters
of Blaine and Molly Marshall Barnett, were baptized by Deacon Jerry
Davis on February 3, 2008 in St. Columban Church.
- Jack Maclain Marshall, son of Jarrod and Amber Gerhart Marshall,
was baptized by Deacon Jerry Davis on February 3, 2008 in St. Columban Church.
- Margo McVey Maddox, daughter of Curt and Maury Marshall
Maddox, was baptized by Deacon Jerry Davis on February 3, 2008 in St. Columban Church.
Congratulations to the Marshall clan.
- Oliver Benson Perry, son of Brent and Lindsey Paulus Perry, was
baptized by Father Tom Hermes in St. Columban Church on February 16, 2008.
- Garret Joseph
Donoho, son of Loren and Ellen Buckner, was baptized in St. Columban Church on Wednesday, March 5, 2008.
- Lyla Jane Beetsma, daughter of Brad and Lanie
Beetsma, was baptized by Father Tom Hermes at St. Columbanís on Sunday,
March 30, 2008.
- Daniel Connor Peery, son of Daniel and Amy Peery, was baptized
in St. Columban Church on Sunday, May 4, 2008 by Rev. Mr. Jerry Davis.
- Rylie Marie Riddle, daughter of Jill Anderson-Riddle, was baptized
by Father Tom on Tuesday, May 20, 2008 at the all-school Mass closing the school year. Rylie is in the third grade at Bishop Hogan
and her mom, Jill is a teacher at Bishop Hogan.
- Gavin Leifker, son of Scott and Janette Summy
Leifker, was baptized by Deacon Jerry Davis in St. Columban Catholic Church
on Sunday, June 1, 2008. Gavin was born October 17, 2007 in San Antonio, Texas. Gary and Ruth Summy are the grandparents.
- Elizabeth Mae Constant, daughter of Kyle and Emily Gastineau
Constant was baptized by Father Tom Hermes on Saturday, June 21, 2008.
- Sadie Foster Bonderer, daughter of Doug and Jodi Bailey
Bonderer, was baptized by Father Steve Heina on Sunday, June 29, 2008.
- Beau Ann Graves, daughter of Preston and Samantha Graves, was
baptized by Father Tom Hermes on Sunday, July 27, 2008 in St. Columban Church.
- Peyton Davis, son of Sarah Timmons Davis and Doug Davis, was
baptized by Father Tom Hermes on Sunday, July 27, 2008 in St. Columban
- Cole Benjamin Sweeney, son of Aaron and Theresa Sweeney, was
baptized by Father Tom Hermes on Sunday, August 3, 2008 in St. Columban Church.
- Morgan Anna Marie Rupp, daughter of George and Gina Rupp,
was baptized by Father Tom Hermes on October 19, 2008 in St. Columban Church.
- Kaitlyn Marie Searcy and Jackson
Trace Searcy, children of Jeremy and Tabby Searcy, were baptized
by Father Tom Hermes in St. Columban Church on November 2, 2008.
- Kierra Bailey Williams, daughter of Steve and Virginia Williams,
was baptized in St. Columban Church by Father Tom Hermes on November 23, 2008.
- Dawson Rose Baxter, daughter of Shane and Kathy Baxter, was
baptized in St. Columban Church by Father Tom Hermes on November 30, 2008.
- Gage Van Dusen, son of Heath and Jessica Van Dusen, was
baptized by Father Tom Hermes in St. Columban Church on Sunday, December 14, 2008.
- Henry Robert Link, son of David and Nancy Paschen Link, born
on August 26, 2008 was baptized by Father Tom Hermes in St. Columban Church on December 21, 2008.
- Simon Haobin Pfaff, son of Richard Thomas Pfaff, Jr. and Tina
Hwang Pfaff, born on August 20, 2008 was baptized by Father Tom Hermes in St. Columban church on December 28, 2008.
- Madilyn Elizabeth Bishop, daughter of Alex and Brandi Pfaff
Bishop, born on May 29, 2008 was baptized by Father Tom Hermes in St. Columban Church on December 28, 2008.
- Ryder Travis
Ficken, son of Spencer and Melissa Ficken, was baptized by Father Tom on Friday, February 13, 2009.
- Emerson Grace
Brobst, daughter of Ryan and Stephanie Brobst, was baptized by Deacon Jerry Davis on Tuesday, February 17,
- Quinn Bourne
Saccaro, son of Nicholas and Kimberly Saccaro (2009)
- Quentin Fromaz, son of Steve and Sarah Vulgamott
- Grace and Addison
Vulgamott, daughters of Kerby and Amanda Vulgamott (2009)
- Elijah Lyon Constant, son of JW and Courtney Constant, September 5, 2009
- Marin Willo Hinkebein, daughter of Chris and Tiffeny Dominique
Hinkebein ( October 18, 2009)
- Allison Nikkole Quinn, daughter of Dustin and Shawna Quinn
- Ella Elizabeth Ripley, daughter of Kenneth and Rebecca
Ripley (December 12, 2009)
- Rocky Behrend Sherer, son of Kelly and Amanda (Miller)
Sherer (December 24, 2009)
- Abigail Marshall, daughter
of Jeff and Kim (Grozinger) Marshall (December 27, 2009)
- Andrew James
Schreiner, son of Anthony and Leda Schreiner (January 10, 2010)
- Brody Gerard Finley, son of Scott and Emily Timmons Finley,
(February 28, 2010)
- Jameson Dale Marshall, son of Jarrod and Amber Gerhart
Marshall (March 7, 2010)
- Cooper Christopher Maddox, son of Curt and Maury Marshall
Maddox (March 7, 2010)
- Nicholas Paul Radcliff, son of Paul and Mary Kathleen
Radcliff (April 18, 2010)
- Farrah Faith Lauhoff, daughter of Clint and Kristy Singer
Lauhoff (May 8, 2010)
- Emma Jane Peery, daughter of Clint and Amy
Peery, (May 16, 2010)
- Corbin Potts, son of Clinton and Kelly
Potts (May 23, 2010)
- Joseph William
Heil, son of Anthony and Elizabeth Hinkebein Heil, ( June 13,
- Bentley Lauhoff, son of Kent and Sammie
Lauhoff (July 11, 2010)
- Elizabeth Bailey
Bonderer, daughter of Doug and Jodi Bonderer ( July 18, 2010)
- Cadence Fayth Johnson, daughter of Sam and Heather Potts
Johnson ( August 1, 2010)
- Kellyn Scott Dudley, son of David and Kelly VanDyke
(October 23, 2010)
- Gunner Theodore
Brobst, son of Jason and Jana Brobst (January 16, 2011)
- Grace Alexandera Haynes, daughter of Jacob Haynes and Anita
Maness ( January 16, 2011)
- Halle Breanne
Gabrielson, daughter of Matt and Ashley Kelly Gabrielson ( February 6,
- Alexandra Marie Constant, daughter of Kyle and Emily
Gastineau Constant (March 27, 2011)
- Hannah Jayne Gastineau, daughter of Robbie and Kimberlee
Conard Gastineau (March 27, 2011)
- Joshua Carson Bishop, son of Joshua Bishop and Savanna Searcy
(April 9, 2011)
- Anderson Meyer
Burd, son of Bradley and Alison Moll Burd ( April 17, 2011)
- Mallory Jewell Crawford, daughter of Chad and Kaci Allnutt
(March 20, 2011)
- Evan James Randolph, son of James and Kristy Watson
Randolph ( May 1, 2011)
- Jobie Aydan Bas
Johnson, son of Vernon and Fe-Geraldine Bas Johnson (August 14,
- Megan Marie Lowrey, daughter of Stephen and Angela Untiedt
Lowrey, (August 21, 2011)
- Finley Hansen, son of Nick and Ellen Weber Hansen (August 28,
- Kennedy Rose Cross, daughter of Ethan Michael and Hayley Davidson
Cross ( August 28, 2011)
- Zetamarie Rose Whitson, daughter of Steve and Carrie Giffee
Whitson (September 4, 2011)
- Annabelle Rose Constant, daughter of JW and Courtney Walker
Constant (September 10, 2011)
- Samuel Laurence Perkins, son of Adam and Kimberly Smith Perkins
(September 25, 2011)
- Jane Elizabeth West, daughter of William Todd and Rebecca Smith
West (September 25, 2011)
- Grady Ponting, son of Justin and Katherine Watson Ponting, (November 27, 2011)
- Emma Ann Cradic, daughter of Stuart and Amanda Drummond Cradic (December 25, 2011)
- Colton Jackson, son of Sean and Debbie Bonderer Jackson ( December 30, 2011)
- Rilynn Grace Bonderer, daughter of Chase and Jessica Hiltner
Bonderer ( December 31, 2011)
- Henry Lafayette Laprade Chapman and Hayden Joseph Laprade Chapman, sons of Henry Chapman and Heather Laprade
Chapman (Saturday, April 28, 2012)
- Jose Luis Ramirez, son of Juan Ramirez and Jessica Kempkes (Sunday, April 29,
- Lucas Lauhoff, son of Clint and Kristy Lauhoff (July 29, 2012)
- Lawrence Cason Bonderer, son of Lawrence and Stacey (September 2, 2012)
- Emma Grace Rupp, daughter of George and Gina Rupp (September 9, 2012)
- Bennett Francis Sissel, son of Ross and Bridgett Pfaff Sissel (October 27, 2012)
- Evie Kieffer, daughter of Jason and Kim Bonderer Kieffer (November 11,
- Aubrie Lou Danner, daughter of Timothy Danner and Kendra
Ballantyne (March 3, 2013)
- Mayleigh Madeline Crawford, daughter of Chad and Kaci Crawford,
(by Father Kneib - May 5, 2013)
Congratulations to all the families.
- Luke Hesler and
Kimberly Radcliff - Saturday, June 10, 2006
- Brent Perry and
Lindsey Paulus - Saturday, June 17, 2006
- Daniel Peery and
Amy Rosenthal - Saturday, September 9, 2006
- Jarrod Marshall and Amber
Gerhart - September 23, 2006
- Eric Scott Robertson and Mandy Hicks
- Saturday, October 7, 2006
- Kent Lauhoff and Samantha Riggle
- Saturday, June 16, 2007
- Justin Goad and Melanie Tate
- Saturday, June 30, 2007
- Matthew John Bagley and Lauren Ray
Meyer - Saturday, August 11, 2007
- Zachary Thomas Link and Rebecca
Hutchinson - Saturday, August 11, 2007
- Clint Isaacs and Ashley Hoyt
- Saturday, August 25, 2007
- Tony Heil and Beth Hinkebein
- Saturday, September 15, 2007
- James Skradski and Abby Murrell
- Saturday, September 22, 2007
- Clint Lauhoff and Kristy Singer
- Saturday, September 29, 2007
- Justin Fowler and Adrienne Conrad
- Saturday, October 13, 2007
- Ryan Skipper and Katie Radcliff
- Saturday, June 21, 2008
- James Randolph and Kristy Watson
- Saturday, October 18, 2008
- Matthew Frazier and Adrienne Saccaro
- Saturday, November 15, 2008 ( Adrienne is the daughter of Jim and
Nancie Saccaro of Brookfield and granddaughter of Mildred Saale.)
- Brian Robertson and Ashley
Campbell - Saturday, July 11, 2009
- Scott Johnson and Kasey Hibler
- Saturday, September 12, 2009
- Jason Brobst and Jana Howe
- Saturday, September 19
- Adam Hapes and Laura Donnell
(married at St. James Catholic Church in Liberty, MO) - September 19, 2009.
- Ross Sissel and Bridgett Pfaff
- Saturday, July 10, 2010
- Jonathan Yerby and Kimberly May
- Saturday, July 31, 2010
- Daniel Leatherman and Kayla Riekena
(in the United Methodist Church) - Saturday, August 7, 2010
- Charles Timothy Childers and Laura Marie Mitchell
- Saturday, February 5, 2011
- Jeffrey Eller and Kristen
Jeschke - Saturday, June 18, 2011
- David Mattingly and Emily
McCoy - Saturday, June 25, 2011
Charles Reilly Gilliam and Rebeka Ray Ballantyne
- Saturday, September 24, 2011
ATTENTION: to those that participate in the First Friday Eucharistic Adoration. A new schedule with names and phone numbers is available in the back of church. Please pick up a copy and take it home with you. As you know, when the Blessed Sacrament is exposed for adoration, someone must be in the church at all times. When someone does not show up, the person who has the previous time slot is left to remain and fill in the absent personís time. This is unfair to the devoted person that keeps his or her appointed time. If you are unable to attend at the time appointed, use the phone list to call someone to trade a time with you. Thank you to all those that have committed to Eucharistic Adoration. There is great spiritual benefit to parishes that participate in this worthy devotion to Our Lord. SIGN UP for Eucharistic Adoration by calling Mary Triplett at
BIRTHRIGHT is an interdenominational organization that is totally in support for life. In over two years, the local Birthright center has counseled over 150 women in Livingston and four surrounding counties. The Center is developing parenting lessons and establishing a storeroom full of baby supplies to give to women needing help. The local Birthright is very blessed since many parishioners have donated money monthly in support of Birthright. We thank you and ask that you continue with your help. The current goal for the local Birthright is to have a permanent location. The Center has already received some grant monies toward this goal but there is still a need for more funds. We are appealing to people in the local and surrounding churches to consider giving tax-free donations for the building fund. If you would like to donate, your check can be sent to Birthright, 214 Cherry St., P.O. Box 303, Chillicothe, MO 64601 thank you and God bless you for your generosity.
Our church delivers meals from the Senior Center on Fridays every week. Thanks to Ruth Trager, Delbert Thompson, and Emily Fellhoelter for filling in whenever I need help. More volunteers are needed, if interested in helping to deliver meals call Alice VanDyke at 646-1487.
The Sow the Seed....Continue the Legacy pledge envelopes have been replaced with Parish Property Maintenance envelopes. The Sow the Seed pledge drive came to an end in March of 2005. Thank you to everyone that made an effort to complete your pledge. To help insure that we are financially capable of performing the proper upkeep and maintenance of the parish buildings, we hope that you will consider making periodic donations to the Property Maintenance Fund in addition to your regular church offering.
Please use your contribution envelopes and mark the amount contributed on the outside. Also, we can only insure that checks made out to Birthright and placed in the blue envelope will be forwarded to Birthright. We have a team of money counters and two are scheduled each Sunday to count and deposit the Sunday contributions. On Monday morning the bookkeeper has only the envelopes to post to the proper contributor. This is why it is so important to use the proper envelope and make sure you write in the amount. The bookkeeper never sees the actual check. The accuracy of end of year contribution statements depends on the accuracy of the envelopes.
FOSTER FAMILIES NEEDED
Catholic Charities is seeking people who are interested in making a difference in the life of a child. The children we serve have been removed from their homes because of abuse or neglect. Catholic Charities of Kansas City-St. Joseph needs foster families to offer a safe haven for these children, especially in the St. Joseph area. Training and support are provided. If you are interested please contact Barb Shupe at 888-629-2886 ext. 26.
Have you filled out your response card for the St. Columban Job Squad? What is the Job Squad? This is a group of volunteers which will meet about once a month to help with different projects around the Church, Rectory and School buildings. It will help with clean up of areas to fixing things which are broken. If you would like to help with the Job Squad please call the parish office and leave your name and telephone number. This is a great way for you to assist the parish, make a difference in the lives of others and meet new friends.
JOB SQUAD INTEREST REGISTRATION FORM
I CAN HELP IN THE FOLLOWING AREAS:
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