Fr. Thomas McGing, Pastor
Julie Harkins, Parish Secretary/Bookkeeper
Rita Haselhorst, CRE
Amy Love, CRE
Telephone Parish Office: 601 924 6344
WEB Site: www.holy-savior-ms.org
21st Sunday in Ordinary Time
August 24, 2014
LITURGY OF THE WEEK
PARISH SCHOOL OF RELIGION re opens on Wednesday, September 3rd with class for the junior high and high school and on Sunday, September 7th for the grade school and Adult Education. All children in the parish are expected to regularly participate in the program for a two year period as a partial requirement for receiving the sacraments. Parents are responsible to ensure their children and teenage youth participate in the program. The education and growth does not end with Confirmation. A class for 11th and 12th grade will continue this fall. Confirmation class begins September 3rd for all 9th and 10th grade. A mandatory meeting of parents of the candidates of confirmation will be held Wednesday, September 10th from 6-7:30 p.m.
PROTECTION OF CHILDREN any adult volunteer or staff who works with youth in any capacity must meet the guidelines of the diocese and the Dallas Charter for the Protection of Children. Training is held at the beginning of the school year and not offered ad hoc throughout the year. Dean Kinsey will continue to oversee the parish training of Protection of Children.
RITE OF CHRISTIAN INITIATION OF ADULTS The R.C.I.A. inquiry stage will begin September 16th if we have enough candidates to make a class. Candidates interested in the RCIA process need to register by calling the Parish Office before Friday, September 12th so the parish can prepare and plan for the program.
YOUTH MASS beginning in September, on the second Sunday of each month, youth in grades 7-12th will participate as lectors and ushers at the 9:00 a.m. mass. We would like to invite post-confirmation and college students to participate as well. If you are interested, please contact Amy Love at DRE_amylove@outlook.com
ST. DOMINIC’S HEALTH SERVICES invite senior adults to participate in the annual “Senior Wellness Fest” Thursday, September 4th from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Free health screenings are available. Call Jean Clark at New Directions 601-200-6698 for more information.
CLINTON COMMUNITY CHRISTIAN CORP meals on wheels program is a very worthwhile program of outreach from the parish to the community at large. Holy Savior parishioners deliver meals every Friday. If you are interested or would like more information, call Paula Craft at 601-259-8045.
CONTACT THE CRISIS LINE is looking for volunteers to answer their 24-7 telephone crisis line. A 14 week training class will be offered beginning Tuesday, September 9th, 6:45 – 9:45 p.m. at St. Christopher’s Episcopal Church in Jackson. For more information contact Dorothy Triplett at 601-982-9888.
ALTAR SOCIETY parishioners wishing to put flowers at the Altar in memory of a loved one should contact Sharon Hopkins at 601-668-7216 or email@example.com
SYMPATHY AND PRAYER extended to the family of Lina Di Grazia, a parishioner of Holy Savior, who died this week. May she rest in peace.
STEWARDSHIP Herman Cooper, Finance Council President, will give a finance report at all Masses this weekend. Extra copies of the Finance Report are located in the vestibule. We thank Herman Cooper and all Finance Council members for their service to Holy Savior.
AUGUST 17th COLLECTION Thank you for your generosity!
Sunday Regular $6210 Loose $350 Building Fund $265
Feast of the Assumption $794