Saint Peter the Apostle Catholic Church

320 College Blvd., Grenada, MS 38901

(662) 226-2490

Rev. John O. Brock, Pastor


March 2, 2003                             Eighth Sunday of Ordinary Time


Masses for the week of March 2 - March 8                                              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)

Wednesday                6:00 pm                   St. Peter’s (Grenada)                 Ash Wednesday

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

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

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


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


Ash Wednesday - Ash Wednesday is March 5.  Mass schedule will be 8:00 am & 6:00 pm.


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:                  Wed 3/5- 6:00                          Sat 3/8 - 6:00                          Sun 3/9 - 9 am

Lector:                                       Verble Alexander                   Jim Laycock                                Mike Liberto

Extraordinary Ministers   Connie Farris & Lynn Bennett                Dottie Laycock & Joan Westin                Raymond & Myra Liberto

Altar Servers                             Jeremy & Justin Bennett                Needed                                      Paul & Adam Liberto

Cross Bearer                              Cassie Bennett                      Needed                                      Needed

Gift Bearers                              Ellen Thomas & Beth Logan                Needed                                      The Sones Family

Greeters                                    Knights of Columbus                  Knights of Columbus                  Knights of Columbus


Financial Stewardship - Contributions for the last weekend: $1,708.00 regular collection; $675.00, Mississippi Today;  and $90.00 Building Fund for a total collection of $2,473.00.  Thanks for your generous support.


Rosary - During Lent, the Rosary will be said before Saturday night mass, beginning at 5:40 pm, March 8.  It shall be offered up for world peace.  If you would be willing to help in leading the Rosary, please contact Gerry Morris at 226-8386. 


Coffee &Donuts Hosts - Host for Coffee and Donuts are Bo & Pauly Oakes.  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.


Mardi Gras Party - Knights of Columbus will host a parish Mardi Gras party on Tuesday, March 4, at 6:30 pm in the CAB.  The Knights are preparing “red beans and rice”.  Guests are asked to bring your choice of bread, chips and dip, or a dessert (King Cake).  Drinks will be furnished.  There is no admission charge, but Knights will be collecting donations for the Priest Education Fund.


CCD - Due to Spring Break, there will be NO Sunday School on March 9th and March 16th.  Classes will resume on Sunday, March 23rd.


RCIA - RCIA will not meet on Monday, March 10 because of Spring Break.


Church Choir - The Adult & Youth Church Choir will meet on Wednesday, March at 7-8 pm (After Mass).  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 Towens, 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,  Rudy Jones, &  Eddie Merriman.


Prayer - Please pray for our World Leaders to make the correct decision as to whether or not we go to war.  Particularly, pray for the young men and women that must carry out these orders.  A list will be placed on the bulletin board for you to list family and friends that serve in the armed forces.  In case we go to war, that list will be placed on the altar for special prayers. 


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


Church Cleaners for March - Cleaner for the Month of March is Dorothy Marascalco.  She needs help.  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

Camille Stewart, 3/8.