Saint Peter the Apostle Catholic Church

320 College Blvd., Grenada, MS 38901

(662) 226-2490

Rev. John O. Brock, Pastor


February 23, 2003                             Seventh Sunday of Ordinary Time


Masses for the week of February 23 - March 1                                       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)

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

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

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

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

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


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


Extraordinary Ministers - Our Parish needs Extraordinary Ministers to visit and take communion to the sick and shut in members of our parish.  Father Brock will conduct a training session for anyone that would like to function in this capacity.  You do not have to be a present Extraordinary Minister.  He will include that training also.  A time will be announced after his return.


Ash Wednesday - Ash Wednesday is March 5.  Be getting together all your blessed palms from last or previous Lenten seasons and bring them to the church for burning on Ash Wednesday.


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 3/1 - 6:00                                        Sun 3/2 - 9 am

Lector:                                                   Verble Alexander                              CYO

Extraordinary Ministers                    Joan Westin & Dorothy Howell    CYO

Altar Servers                                       Needed                                                  CYO

Cross Bearer                                       Needed                                                  CYO

Gift Bearers                                         Needed                                                  CYO

Greeters                                                Knights of Columbus                         Knights of Columbus


Financial Stewardship - Contributions for the last weekend: $1,560.00 regular collection  and $180.00 Building Fund for a total collection of $1,740.00.  Thanks for your generous support.






Coffee &Donuts Hosts - 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.


Knights of Columbus - The Knights of Columbus will meet on Sunday, February 23 after coffee & donuts.


Secret Sisters - Secret Sisters will meet on Sunday, February 23 at 3:00 pm in the Parish Hall to reveal their identity to one another.  Anyone interested in joining the Secret Sister Program is also invited to attend.  Those attending should bring their favorite dessert.  For more information contact Anne Geiger at 226-0712.


Parish Council - The Parish Council will meet Monday, February 24 at 6:30pm in the Rectory.


Altar Society - The Altar Society will meet on Wednesday, February 26 at 6:30 pm in the Parish Hall.


Church Choir - The Adult & Youth Church Choir will meet on Wednesday, February 26 at 7-8 pm.  Wednesday will be the regular meeting time in the future.  Anyone interested in singing in the Church Choir is invited to join.  For more information contact Nikki Palazzolo 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.


Prayer - Remember the sick and shut-ins of our parish family and friends: Dollie McGaughy, AK Twins, George Garner, Edward Game, Saddie Waggoner, Mike Mason, Harry Zitzelberger, Tricia Shankle, Dorothy Criddle, Charles Criddle, Lucille Frenyea, 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 Pat Smith, a seminarian studying for our diocese.  He is a student at Notre Dame Seminary, New Orleans, LA.


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


Church Cleaners for March - Cleaners for the Month of March are needed.  If you can spend one to two hours a week helping clean the Church please sign up on the sheet in the vestibule.  Cleaners are needed for all months.


Happy Birthday

Brad Daigneault, 2/24; Nancy McCurdy, 2/25; Anna Jane Messina, 2/26;

 Louis Marascalco, Jr, 2/28; Christopher Harris, 2/28; Desmon Hollis, 3/1; Thomas Griffin, 3/1; Martha Clair Garrick, 3/1; Mary Ann Harbin, 3/1;

& Frankie Fortier, 3/1.