Saint Peter the Apostle Catholic Church

320 College Blvd., Grenada, MS 38901

(662) 226-2490

Rev. John O. Brock, Pastor


March 9, 2003                             First Sunday of Lent


Masses for the week of March 9 - March 15                                            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.


Stations of the Cross - Stations of the Cross will be at 6:00 pm on Fridays during Lent.  Also the church will be open at 12:00 noon on Fridays for those wanting to say individual stations or other meditations during Lent.


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. 


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 3/15 - 6:00                                        Sun 3/16 - 9 am

Lector:                                                    Gerry Morris                                        Knights of Columbus

Extraordinary Ministers                    Joan Westin & Dottie Laycock      Knights of Columbus

Altar Servers                                       Needed                                                  Knights of Columbus

Cross Bearer                                       Needed                                                  Knights of Columbus

Gift Bearers                                         Needed                                                  Knights of Columbus

Greeters                                                Knights of Columbus                         Knights of Columbus        


Financial Stewardship - Contributions for the last weekend: $2,172.00 regular collection; $52.00, Mississippi Today;  and $475.00 Building Fund for a total collection of $2699.00.  Thanks for your generous support.


Second Collections - Second Collection for the Black and Indian Missions.

Coffee &Donuts Hosts - Host for Coffee and Donuts are The Raymond Liberto Family.  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.


Meet Bishop Joseph Latino - Newly installed Bishop Joseph Latino will visit our Deanery on March 18, at 6:00 pm in Greenville.  Father Brock will be celebrating mass with him and all parishioners of St. Peter’s are invited to attend.


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 s at 7-8 pm.  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 Townes, George Garner, Edward Game, Saddie Waggoner, Miko Mason, Harry Zitzelberger, Dorothy Criddle, Charles Criddle, Lucille Frenyea, Charles Stewart, Robbie Marascalco, Kay Townes, Drew Townes, 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. Please remember: Patrick Parnell, Navy, Joan Westin’s Son-in-Law.


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 Cleaners for March - Cleaner for the Month of March is Dorothy Marascalco. 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

Dana Moody, 3/10; Jeran Guilambo, 3/10; Ben Logan, 3/11; Reid Walker, 3/11; Joan Westin, 3/13; Reid Gatlin, 3/13; Elizabeth Sauls, 3/16;

 & Robert McCurdy, 3/16.