Saint Peter the Apostle Catholic Church

320 College Blvd., Grenada, MS 38901

(662) 226-2490

Rev. John O. Brock, Pastor


February 9, 2003                             Fifth Sunday of Ordinary Time


Masses for the week of February 9 - February 16                                  Mass Intentions


Saturday                6:00 pm                   St. Peter’s (Grenada)                               Catholic Community

Sunday                  9:00 am                   St. Peter’s (Grenada)                               Catholic Community

Sunday                  11:15 am                St. John’s (Charleston)                          Catholic Community

Monday                 8:00 am                   St. Peter’s (Grenada)


Weekday Masses -There will be no weekday Masses until Monday, February 24.  Father leaves for a Theater tour of London on Monday, February 10.  There will be mass Monday morning on February 10.


Sacrament of Reconciliation - Saturday 5:30 - 5:45 pm and by appointment.


Bulletin -The deadline for announcements for the Bulletin will be on Thursday at noon.  Please contact Dottie Laycock at 226-6661 or E-mail to for additions or corrections.  Thank you.


Liturgical Appointments:                Sat 2/15 - 6:00                                     Sun 2/16 - 9 am

Lector:                                                   Gerry Morris                                    Meg Logan

Extraordinary Ministers                   Valerie Kerwin & Rose Merriman                Cecilia Livingston & Irene Tucker

Altar Servers                                       Needed                                                  Kate & Beth Logan

Cross Bearer                                       Needed                                                  Cassie Bennett

Gift Bearers                                         Needed                                                  Ben & Jeannie Logan

Greeters                                                Knights of Columbus                         Knights of Columbus


Financial Stewardship - Contributions for the last weekend: $2,170.00 regular collection; $616.00 for Catholic Home Mission and $305.00 Building Fund.  Thanks for your generous support.


Contribution Statements - Contribution statements for 2002 should be in the vestibule.  Please check the address and be sure it is correct.  If your address is different from the one on your statement, please contact Julia Tartt at 226-0622 and give her your correct address.  If you did not receive a box of envelopes for 2003, please contact Julia.  Thanks for your cooperation.


Vacation Bible School - It is that time of year to start planning for Vacation Bible School.  If there is anyone who would be interested in directing or co-directing the Vacation Bible School this year please contact Marty or Sharon Duncan at 229-0076.

Happy Birthday

Meg Moody, 2/10; Dorothy Marascalco, 2/10; Eddie Merriman, 2/10; John Sauls, 2/13; Delbert Perrin, 2/13; Lisa Thomas, 2/15;

 Angelle Griffith, 2/15; & Taylor Holland, 2/16.


Coffee &Donuts Hosts - Host for coffee and donuts is the Fariss Family.  Host for Coffee and Donuts are needed.  If you can serve in this capacity, please sign up on the sheet provided in the vestibule.  For more information, call Anne Geiger at 226-0712.


Parish Council - Due to Father’s absences, the Parish Council will not meet until Monday, February 24.


Congratulations - We would like to congratulate Joan Stewart for being chosen the Ambassador of the Year from the Grenada County Chamber of Commerce.


Knights of Columbus - The Knights of Columbus will meet Sunday, February 9 after Coffee & Donuts.


Church Choir - The Adult and Youth Choir will meet Sunday, February 9 at the church for choir practice from 3 to 4 o’clock pm.  For more information contact Nikki Palazzola at 227-1204.


Rite of Acceptance - As part of the Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults, ten candidates have completed the Rite of Acceptance.  The Rite of Acceptance marks the beginning of the catechumenate as a candidate expresses and the church accepts their intention to respond to God’s call to follow the way of Christ.  These candidate will be confirmed as part of the Easter celebration.  Please keep them in your prayers.  They are: Lane Bennett, Frankie Fortier, David Livingston, Denise Moody, Bob Smith, Jeff Shankle, Tim Thomas, Tabitha Thomas, Craig Thomas, Cristy Thomas and Dalton Thomas.


E-Mail Addresses - We need an E-mail list of our parishioners.  This would enable us to send out the bulletin every Sunday and any other special reminders, etc.  If you would like your address added to the list, send an E-mail to and put (add me) in the subject line of the E-mail.   This is the Church’s website address-- .   Thanks for your cooperation.


Prayer - Remember the sick and shut-ins of our parish family and friends: Harry Zitzelberger, Tricia Shankle, Dorothy Criddle, Charles Criddle, Lucille Frenyea, Charles Marascalco, Charles Stewart, Robbie Marascalco, Kay Townes, Drew Townes, Janie Perry,  Sam P. Marascalco, Shirley Bailey, Dick Bailey, Leila Mae Brock,  Rudy Jones, &  Eddie Merriman.


Seminarians - This week in your prayers, please remember Ricardo Phipps, a seminarian studying for our diocese.  He is a student at Notre Dame Seminary, New Orleans, LA.


Church Cleaning for February - Cleaners for the Month of February are Irene Tucker, Sharon Duncan, and Teresa Dear.  Thanks Ladies.