Weekday Mass Schedule

SUNDAY April 21st - Easter Sunday (dlcl)
Missa Pro Populo................................................................................ 7:00 a.m. Mass
† Donald Charles Riley......................................................................... 9:00 a.m. Mass
MONDAY: April 22nd - Easter Monday (dlcl)
Audry Billard....................................................................................... No Mass Scheduled
TUESDAY: April 23rd - Easter Tuesday (dlcl)
Mark Billard................................................................................ No Mass Scheduled
WEDNESDAY: April 24th - Easter Wednesday (dlcl)
Lois & Ed Regan................................................................................ No Mass Scheduled
THURSDAY: April 25th - Easter Thursday (sd)
Kaden Schofield................................................................................. No Mass Scheduled
FRIDAY: April 26th - Easter Friday (sd)
Landen West...................................................................................... 9:00 a.m. Mass
SATURDAY: April 27th - Easter Saturday (sd)
Mr. & Mrs. Emmett Whall.................................................................... 1:00 p.m. Mass
SUNDAY April 28th - Low Sunday (dm)
Missa Pro Populo................................................................................ 7:00 a.m. Mass
† Harold Tuss...................................................................................... 9:00 a.m. Mass

Sanctuary Lamp burning for the repose of the soul of Larry G. Jerrel.

Confession Schedule
Sunday — 8:00 a.m. - 8:55 a.m.

Church Cleaning Schedule
Apr 14 —Ruth Evens, Chandee Bomgardner and Justina Merja
Apr 21 — no Treats
Apr 28 — Laura Lightner, Bernadette Dube

Treat Schedule
Apr 21 — no Treats
Apr 28 — Laura Lightner, Bernadette Dube

Rosary Leader
Apr 21 — 1st Mass – Brian Drewes 2nd Mass – Cole Lowder
Apr 28 — 1st Mass – Tim Riley 2nd Mass – Damian Skierka
May 5 — 1st Mass – Scott Drewes 2nd Mass – Cole Lowder

Altar Boy Serving Schedule
Apr 21 — MC - Sebastian Flowers Th - Killian Skierka CB -Stephen Rollins
Ac - Nathan Rollins & Christopher Ries
TB - Isaac Ries, Jacob Ries, Brently Baumgardner
TB - Quentin Skierka, Thaddeus Bradshaw, Louis Lightner
Apr 28 — Dominic Skierka & Blane Lightner
May 5 — Oran Skierka & William Lightner

Mission Mass Schedule
Holy Cross: 2nd, 4th, 5th Sundays & Holy Days– 1:00 p.m.
449 Hoback; Helena, Montana 59624...............(406) 449-3701
Holy Shroud: 2nd, 4th, 5th Sundays– 5:00 p.m.
204 Clyde; Missoula, Montana 59802............(406) 721-7146
St. Martin de Tours: 1st & 3rd Sundays– 4:30 p.m., Holy Days– 6:30 p.m.
2814 South Pompey's Road; Pompeys Pillar, Montana 59064........(406) 665-7836
St. Theresa, Lethbridge: 4th Wednesday of the month– 5:30 p.m......(403) 328-0627.

Pascal Time
We give the name of Paschal Time to the period between Easter Sunday and the Saturday following Whit Sunday. It is the most sacred portion of the liturgical Year, and the one towards which the whole Cycle converges. We shall easily. understand how this is, if reflect upon the greatness of the Easter Feast which is called the Feast of feasts, and the Solemnity of solemnities, in the same manner, says St. Great Gregory as the most sacred part of the Temple was called the Holy of holies; and the Book of Sacred Scripture, where are described the espousals between Christ and the Church, is called the Canticle of canticles. It is on this day, that the mission of Word Incarnate attains the object towards which attains the object towards which it has unceasing tending: mankind is raised up from his fall, and regains what he had lost by Adam's sin.
Christmas gave us a man-God; three days have scarcely passed, since we witnessed His infinitely precious Blood shed for our ransom; but now, on the day of Easter, our Jesus is no longer the victim of death: He is a Conqueror, that destroys death, the child of sin and proclaims life, that undying life which He has purchased for us. The humiliation of His swathing-bands, the sufferings of His Agony and Cross, these are passed; all is now glory,—glory for Himself, and glory also for us. On the day of Easter, God regains, by the Resurrection of the Man-God, His creation such as He made it at the beginning; the only vestige now left of death, is that likeness to sin which the Lamb of God deigned to take upon Himself. Neither is it Jesus alone that returns to eternal life; the whole human race also has risen to immortality together with our Jesus. 'By a man came death,' says the Apostle; 'and by a Man the Resurrection of the dead: and as in Adam all die, so also in Christ all shall be made alive’!
The anniversary of this Resurrection is, therefore, the great Day, the day of joy, the day by excellence; the day to which the whole year looks forward in expectation, and on which its whole economy is formed. But as it is the holiest of days,—since it opens to us the gate of Heaven, into which we shall enter because we have risen together with Christ

                                                                               Announcements
Summer School Catechism Dates: The weeks of June 9 and June 16 with First Communion Sunday June 23.
Confirmation: Details for Confirmation, it will be available at the pamphlet rack by the bulletins . Bishop Carroll, will administer the Sacrament of Confirmation to the parishioners of Immaculate Heart of Mary Church on Saturday, June 22, at 9:00 a.m. Those to be confirmed must have completed the fifth grade. Therefore, if you or your children would like to be confirmed, please contact the Sisters at the Novitiate (518) 622I-9833. The necessary paper work will be sent out that you may complete and return. The questions for the test will be taken from the Baltimore Catechism #2. Please take a copy of the letter that was sent out with specific instructions.
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, $60 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 now 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.
Blessing of Religious Articles: Following Mass next Sunday.
What Catholics Believe:"wbcohio" – http://www.wcbohio.com/ – Father Jenkins comments on some of the recent events of the SSPX, Fr. Davide Pagliarani; Fr. Patrick Girouard’s sermon on the SSPX’s re-branding, and other timely topics;..

 Worship of God
Sunday is a day of rest, and if one does his regular weekday work on Sunday, he is not resting. He is making Sunday a workday, just like any other day. The purpose of the precept is to set one free from his routine, daily cares of the world so that he may devote himself to divine things. In practice, a member of the Church in doubt about a particular kind of work should consult a priest. In deter-mining what is servile work, the priest must consider not only the nature of the. work itself but also the way in which it is done, the light in which it is commonly regarded and other circumstances.
Greed ... or God?
During World Wart II and since, there has become observable a tendency to en-croach more and more upon the Sunday rest. It is true, indeed, that the encroach-ment was to a large extent unavoidable, and so excusable, owing to the exigencies of war and war conditions. But we should not allow ourselves to be deluded into thinking that what was excusable and justifiable in such times should remain the rule when the world and our lives have reverted to some degree of normality.
Millions of people today work on Sunday who are only the innocent victims of an ever-increasing lust for material wealth. The greedy owners of a big chain- store or supermarket decide to stay open on Sunday to grab more business; and then the other merchants of the community feel that they must do business as usual, in self-defense. Christians must make it a matter of conscience to do what is possible to bring the world back to the full and traditional observance f the law of Sunday rest. Each thoughtless and unnecessary purchase forces someone in turn to give up his Sunday rest, and contributes to the growing abuse of public merchandising, which is forbidden on Sunday. Those un-der Communist domination are not permit-ted a Sunday rest, a time to worship God. Labor unions in America are finding it increasingly difficult to negotiate contracts not requiring Sunday labor. Only a neces-sary or a proven public good should per-mit business to be conducted on Sunday. Christians should make every effort to keep ordinary stores and business houses closed on Sunday so that this special day to worship God will not be lost.
Those who must labor on a Sunday in order to live, or to perform services neces-sary for the good of society are excused from the negative part of the precept and permitted to work. Reasons that excuse from part of the precept do not excuse from all of it. Hence, those who must la-bor are still obliged to assist at Mass, un-less a serious reason likewise excuses from this obligation; those who are unable to hear Mass are not thereby justified in doing servile work. When a Catholic is in doubt about the morality of a particular action, the priest should be consulted so that in the light of all the circumstances the proper spiritual advice may be obtained.
Sports or amusements, as such, are not prohibited on Sundays or holydays by the general law of the Church. Of course, if indulgence in forms of amusement is such that thereby the sacred atmosphere of the Sunday is completely destroyed and the minds of the faithful are entirely dis-tracted from religious aspirations and obligations – such indulgence would stand condemned.
The Catholic Church, mindful of the advice of her Divine Founder, recom-mends joyous and cheerful service of God. A dreary, joyless Sunday of a puri-tanical sabbatarianism, which is really a throwback to the pharisaic observance against which Christ so frequently in-veighed, is not a part of Catholic life. "Rest, combined with religious obser-vances," said Pope Leo XIII, "disposes man to forget for a while the business of everyday life, to turn his thoughts to things heavenly and to the worship which he so strictly owes to the Eternal Godhead. It is this, above all, which is the reason and the motive of the Sunday rest."
Fast and Abstinence
"Time now," the Lord says, "to turn the whole bent of your hearts back to me, with fasting and with mourners' tears. It is your hearts, not the garments you wear, that must be torn asunder.

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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.]