Weekly Mass Schedule

SUNDAY: October 25th -KINGSHIP OF JESUS CHRIST (d2cl)
Missa Pro Populo.......................................................................... 7:00 a.m. Mass
God-Children of Jim & Laura Lightner........................................... 9:00 a.m. Mass
MONDAY: October 26th - St. Evaristus, PM (sp)
Bishop Kelly’s Intention................................................................. 8:00 a.m. Mass
TUESDAY: October 27th - Vigil of Sts. Simon & Jude, App
✝ Gerard Kennedy........................................................................ 9:00 a.m. Mass
WEDNESDAY: October 28th - STS. SIMON & JUDE, App (d1cl)
Poor souls.................................................................................... 8:00 a.m. Mass
THURSDAY: October 29th - Ferial Day
✝ Dominic Julius............................................................................ 8:00 a.m. Mass
FRIDAY: October 30th - Ferial Day
✝ Mrs. Baumberger........................................................................ 8:00 a.m. Mass
SATURDAY: October 31st - Vigil of All Saints
Special Intention............................................................................ 9:00 a.m. Mass
SUNDAY: November 1st - All Saints Day (21cl)
Missa Pro Populo.......................................................................... 7:00 a.m. Mass
Angela Skierka.............................................................................. 9:00 a.m. Mass

Sanctuary Lamp is burning for the repose of the soul of Father Roy Randolph.

Confession Schedule
Saturday— 8:30 a.m. - 8:55 a.m
Sunday  — 6:30 a.m. - 6:55 a.m.
              — 8:10 a.m. - 8:55 a.m

Church Cleaning Schedule
Oct 25— Rita Bogner & Barbara Kalafat
Nov 1—Katie Riley & Rebecca Lightner
Nov 8 — Christina Bogner, Michelle Bogner

Treat Schedule
Oct 25 —Lisa Skierka and Tiffany Skierka
Nov 1 —Pot Luck
Nov 8 —Sharon Skierka, Donna Skierka, and Maria Fleshman

Altar Boy Serving Schedule
Oct 25 — 1st Mass: Anthony Caggeso
             — MC - Killian Skierka Th - Stephen Rollins CB - Louis Lightner
                 Ac - Michael Caggeso & William Lightner
               TB - Blane Lightner, Quentin Skierka, Francis Caggeso
                TB - Blaise Skierka, Charles Lightner, Patrick Caggeso
Nov 1 — 1st Mass: Anthony Caggeso
          — MC - Anthony Caggeso Th - Dominic Skierka CB - Thaddeus Bradshaw
              Ac - Brennan Skierka & Stephen Rollins
             TB - William Lightner, Louis Lightner, Callen Skierka
             TB - Samuel Kalafat, Jeremy Lowder, Jacob Lightner
Nov 8 — 1st Mass: — Stephen Rollins
              2nd Mass: — Dominic Skierka & Jeremy Lowder

Rosary Leader
Oct 25 —1st Mass: Tim Riley — 2nd Mass: Cole Lowder
Nov 1 —1st Mass: Brian Drewes — 2nd Mass: Cole Lowder
Nov 8 —1st Mass: Tim Riley — 2nd Mass: Cole Lowder

Snow Removal
Nov 1 —Josh Bradshaw — Cole Lowder
Nov 8 — Cody Merja — Bailey Bomgardner
Nov 15 —Brain Drewes  — Tim Riley

Announcements.

Confessions: Priority should be given especially the last thirty minutes of confessions to those who drive a great distance, have little children, elderly and or are disabled. Those living in closer proximity please be here early; Confessions begin at 8:00 a.m. Of course, and I think that it goes without saying, that those who live in close proximity to the church, should come for confessions on Saturday morning if at all possible.

All Saints Day Party: 1st Sunday of Nov. We are having an All Saints Day party for the children, it will take place following the parish  potluck, for further information, contact Tiffany Skierka.
All Souls Day: All Souls Day envelopes are in the pew, please return by Nov 1.
Blessing of Religious Articles: Following both Masses next Sunday

Mission Mass Information

New Mission Mass Schedule, starting Sunday, October 4: With two priests residing here at the Immaculate Heart of Mary, there will be a change in the Mission Mass schedule. This schedule is quasi-temporary, as it may and probably will be modified in the future till acceptable times are worked out. As of right now, the schedule is as follows:

Great Falls: (Black Eagle - Immaculate Heart of Mary)
Mass every Sunday and Holy Days
7:00 & 9:00 a.m.

Helena: (Holy Cross)
Mass every Sunday and Holy Days:
8:00 a.m.

Missoula: (East Missoula - Holy Shroud)
Mass 2nd & 4th Sundays of the month and Holy Days
12:30 p.m.

Billings: (Pompeys Pillar - St. Martin de Tours)
Mass 1st, 3rd & 5th Sundays of the month and Holy Days
3:00 p.m.

Lethbridge: (St. Theresa the Little Flower)
Mass 3rd Sunday of the month (when the border opens)
2:00 p.m.

Fr. Jenkins online instructions: wcbohio.blogspot.com.
Cemetery sprinklers: The daily time schedule for the cemetery sprinklers until the seed germinates: 5am, 10am, 2pm, and 6pm. Each zone will run for 20 minutes for a total of 1 hour and 40 minutes.

Announcements

Ongoing upkeep of Church: We are in need of constant upkeep in and around the church: We will need some volunteers organized who will be will to help out with this.
Confessions: Priority should be given especially the last thirty minutes of confessions to those who drive a great distance, have little children, elderly and or are disabled. Those living in closer proximity please be here early; Confessions begin at 8:00 a.m. Of course, and I think that it goes without saying, that those who live in close proximity to the church, should come for confessions on Saturday morning if at all possible.
6 Day Votive Light Candles: The price per candle is $2.50 each, $62 per case.
Live stream sermons: you can now watch one of the SSPV or CSPV priests offer Mass in Boynton Beach, Florida. It is live streamed every Sunday at 500pm (eastern) and then archived. The address for this is http://tiny.cc/ourladyofpeace
SSPV Sermons may be heard on You Tube channel wcbohio
Sanctuary Lamp: If you would like to have the Sanctuary Lamp burning for the repose of soul, anniversary or remembrances, and who requests it, the usual donation is $10. Fill out a request an return to Fr. Skierka
Fr. Jenkins online instructions: http://www.wcbohio.com/
Please Keep in your prayers: The deceased, ill and the injured and those that are in special need of prayers, particularly of our parish.

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Our Faith
by
Rev. Richard Felix, O.S.B.

This little journal is devoted exclusively to questions asked by our non-Catholic friends. Questions answered come in chiefly from the editor's radio programs.

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How can one prove that there is a God?
The existence of God may be proven in many ways. For instance, we find in all creation organization and design. Intel-ligent arrangement, the mind of the Maker, is seen in everything. A watch, for in-stance, with all of its delicate and intricate parts balanced and adjusted so nicely to give us time, tells us that there must be such a thing as a watch-maker, a personal, intelligent being who made the watch. Just as the mind of man is reflected in the things that he makes, so the Mind of God is reflected in creation. Our solar system and all the countless systems of revolving worlds outside of it show that a Mind has made them and spaced them and placed them. The stars, by their number, their im-mensity, and their orderly arrangement, cry out to man as they rush through the heavens: "Behold us. We are the handi-work of God. His mind planned us; His power made us; His will sustains us." Reason needs no further argument. Intel-ligence cannot fail to detect the work of Intelligence, and thus "the heavens show forth the glory of God " (Ps. 18).

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For me Christ stands for everything great and noble; He is the ideal man but when you speak of Him as God I cannot agree with you.
It is the teaching of the Church that Christ is at one and the same time truly God and truly man, a God-man. Christ is God. He claimed to be God and was so understood by the Jews who put Him to death for that very claim. Jesus said to the Jews, "I and the Father are one" (Jn. 10, 30). They wanted to stone Him to death for these words because they said, "Thou being a man makest Thyself God" (Jn. 10, 33). Standing before the Sanhedrin on Good Friday morning, the High Priest said to our Lord, "Art Thou the Christ, the Son of the Blessed God? And Jesus said to him: I am. Then the High Priest rending his garments saith: What need we any further witnesses. You have heard the blasphemy. What think you? Who all condemned Him to be guilty of death". Christ, being God and man, spoke and acted sometimes as God and sometimes as man. When He said, "My soul is sorrowful unto death," and when "He gave up the ghost," He spoke and acted as man. When He said to the widow's dead son, "Young man, I say to thee, arise," and when He said, "On the third day, I shall arise again," He spoke and acted as God. Some men, overlooking the fact of the two natures in Christ, the Divine and the human, have adduced some of His words spoken as man as an argument against His Divinity. In this way, they cite the sentence: "The Father is greater than I" (Jn. 14, 28). As a man, He is less than the Father. But speaking as God, Christ always empha-sized His equality with the Father. "I and the Father are one" (Jn. 10, 30). "The Father is in Me and I in the Father" (Jn. 10, 38). "He that seeth Me, seeth the Father also" (Jn. 14, 9). The Church, therefore, teaches that Christ is truly God and truly man, a God-man, possessing at one and the same time a perfect human nature and a perfect Divine nature united in the Divine Personality of Christ.
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Why do you call Mary the "Mother of God"?
We call Mary the Mother of God because she is the Mother of Christ and Christ is God. In Jesus, there are two complete natures, His Divine Nature as God and His human nature as man; but these two natures are united in the one Person of Christ, and that Person is Divine. Mary, of course, is the Mother of Christ only in so far as His human nature is concerned; since that human nature, however, is united to a Divine Personality, we speak of her correctly as the Mother of God.

 

 

 

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1. The question is, what exactly does it mean, to dress modestly?
2. What does the Catholic Church say on the matter?

On January 12, 1930, the sacred Congregation of the Council, by mandate of Pope Pius XI, has issued emphatic instructions on modesty of dress to all bishops, directing them to insist on these prescriptions:
"We recall that a dress cannot be called decent which is cut deeper than two fingers breadth under the pit of the throat, which does not cover the arms at least to the elbows, and scarcely reaches a bit beyond the knee. Furthermore, dresses of transparent material are improper.

Women must be decently dressed, especially when they go to church. The parish priest may, with due prudence, refuse them entrance to the church and access to the reception of the Sacraments, [each] and every time that they come to church immodestly dressed." (General Pastoral Directive, 1915 A.D.)

"Girls and women dressed immodestly are to be debarred from Holy Communion and from acting as sponsors at the Sacraments of Baptism and Confirmation; further, if the offense be extreme, they may even be forbidden to enter the church." [Decree of the Congregation of the Council, 1930 A.D.]