Fifth Sunday after Epiphany

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February 5, 2017

Coffee and Donuts – There will be coffee and donuts after both the 8AM & 10AM Masses today.  Please join us.

Lenten Recollection – March 10 – 12 – Fr. Sagutto FSSP, North American District Superior, will give a weekend spiritual recollection on March 10—12.  The recollection is open to all.  Below is a tentative schedule.

Friday, March 10

  • 5:00pm: Simple Adoration
  • 6:00pm: Stations of the Cross
  • 6:30pm: Low Mass w/ Sermon

Saturday, March 11

  • 8:00am: Exposition & Benediction
  • 9:00am: Mass
  • Brunch*, Conferences & Confessions (Schedule TBA)

*(Optional Breakfast after Mass $15.00  per person. Must RSVP by February 18th to

Sunday, March 12

  • 8:00am: Low Mass
  • 10:00am: Sung Mass
  • Final Spiritual Conference following Mass

Coffee Social Volunteers Needed – Volunteers are needed to help with clean up after the coffee social.  Our goal is to place volunteers on a bimonthly schedule.  Obligations include: washing off tables, removing trash, sweeping & mopping the floor.  Clean-up should begin around 12:15pm and is usually finished by 12:45pm.  A sign-up sheet will be available in the back of church next week.

Msgr. Fregapone – R.I.P. – Monsignor Fregapone passed away on January 12, 2017.  From 1995 through 2002 he offered the Latin Mass once a month at Trinity High School, and he assisted Mater Dei by offering the Tuesday morning Mass from 2006 through 2008.  We are indebted to Monsignor for his generosity over so many years.  May he rest in peace.

Blessing of Sacramentals – New Procedure – Those with objects which they would like blessed should drop them off in the sacristy.  Be sure that your name is attached to your item and clearly visible.  Any items dropped off will be blessed the following Saturday, and a note will be attached to verify this.  They may then be picked up at your convenience.

Adult Convert / Confirmation Class – Our next class will be on Tuesday, February 7th at 7pm.  Access via the alley door on Buttonwood St.

Banns of Marriage

  • Jonathan Gearhart and Elizabeth Mansell plan to be married on May 13, 2017.
  • Collin Forbeck and Andrea Suttin plan to be married on June 17, 2017.

Pilgrimage Opportunity, Canandian Shrines of Ontario & Quebec – If you would like to book a pilgrimage to the Eastern Canadian Shrines of Ontario and Quebec the date  for registration is tomorrow, Feb. 6, 2017.  Please visit our website and click on “Upcoming Tours” for all of the information including itinerary and pricing.  If you have any questions, please contact the tour escort, Susan Kotnik in Vancouver at 604-465-6911 or e-mail at

Guadalajara Work Mission: March 25  –  April2 – A week of prayer and work at Casa Cristo Rey of the FSSP.  Each day will include Mass, the Rosary, a spiritual conference, and manual labor to help prepare the future house of formation for the FSSP in Latin America.  In addition, it will be a great time of camaraderie among Catholic men in a traditional Catholic culture.  Who: Men from 21 years old and up with some tradesmen or handyman talents, who are registered parishioners of an FSSP apostolate.  Must have a valid passport.  Closing date for applications is March 1, 2017.  Applications will be judged on a first come, first served basis.  For more details email or visit

Visiting Priest Next Sunday – There will be a visiting priest available to help with Mass and Confessions next Sunday.

Save the Dates:

  • 1st Confessions: Saturday, April 1 (After 9am Mass)
  • May Crowning: Sunday, May 7 (Between Masses)
  • 1st Communions: Sunday, May 28 (At 10am Mass)
  • Confirmations w/ Bishop Gainer: June 10, (11am)

1st Communion Class – Anyone with a child who is preparing to make their First Confession and First Holy Communion this spring whose child is not enrolled in our Catechism Class must contact Fr. Eichman within the next two weeks.