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Sue Schettler

Parish Life Coordinator

Parish Priest

Rev. John R. Flaherty

Mass Schedule

Sunday 8:30 AM


Additional Weekend Masses

All Saints: Saturday 4:00 PM

St. Isidore: Saturday 6:00 PM

All Saints: Sunday 10:30 AM


Daily Mass Times

As stated in the weekly bulletin


Sacrament of Reconciliation

Sunday 8:00 AM
or by appointment



Liturgical Ministers Schedule

Hallmark and Cherry Ridge


Sunday Psalm

Ps138:1-2, 2-3, 6, 8

Lord, your love is eternal; do not forsake the work of your hands.

I will give thanks to you, O LORD, with all my heart,
for you have heard the words of my mouth;
in the presence of the angels I will sing your praise;
I will worship at your holy temple.
Lord, your love is eternal; do not forsake the work of your hands.

I will give thanks to your name,
because of your kindness and your truth:
When I called, you answered me;
you built up strength within me.
Lord, your love is eternal; do not forsake the work of your hands.

The LORD is exalted, yet the lowly he sees,
and the proud he knows from afar.
Your kindness, O LORD, endures forever;
forsake not the work of your hands.
Lord, your love is eternal; do not forsake the work of your hands.

This Week's Readings


Faith Formation Director

Faith Formation
Youth Minister


Prayer Request




 Rosary Group

 Moms' Group

 Lectio Divina

Readings for the Week of Aug. 24

Sunday: Is 22:19-23/Rom 11:33-36/Mt 16:13-20
Monday: 2 Thes 1:1-5, 11-12/Mt 23:13-22
Tuesday: 2 Thes 2:1-3a, 14-17/Mt 23:23-26
Wednesday: 2 Thes 3:6-10, 16-18/Mt 23:27-32
Thursday: 1 Cor 1:1-9/Mt 24:42-51
Friday: 1 Cor 1:17-25/Mk 6:17-29
Saturday: 1 Cor 1:26-31/Mt 25:14-30

Next Sunday: Jer 20:7-9/Rom 12:1-2/Mt 16:21-27

Home and Away School Supplies
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20 Things the Poor Really Do Every Day

Have you always thought "monetary donation" when hearing the word ‘Stewardship'?

 August 24, 2014
Twenty-First Sunday in Ordinary Time

News Notes

Fall Festival Information

New Members

We welcome Brent and Lisa Stejskal and their son Blake to our parish family. The Stejskal’s come to us from St. Ludmilla’s.


The faith community of St. John the Baptist welcomes Allie Britt Patterson, daughter of Tyler and Teresa Patterson, who was baptized on Sunday, August 17, 2014, by Rev. John R. Flaherty. May Allie continue to grow in her faith life surrounded by the Christian example of her family and the parishioners of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church.

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Daily Reflections
What Every Christian Should Know
Study the Gospels in a Year
Study the Catechism in a Year

Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament

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