Saint Peter the Apostle Catholic Church

320 College Blvd., Grenada, MS 38901

(662) 226-2490

Rev. John O. Brock, Pastor


March 16, 2003                             Second Sunday of Lent


Masses for the week of March 16 - March 22                                         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)                 +Joseph A. Testa

Wednesday          8:00 am                   St. Peter’s (Grenada)                 +Joseph A.  Testa

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 3/22 - 6:00                                     Sun 3/23 - 9 am

Lector:                                                    Jim Laycock                                     Becky Woods

Extraordinary Ministers                  Joan Westin & Dorothy Howell    Dan Bazzarde & Mary Daly

Altar Servers                                       Needed                                                  Beth Logan & Ellen Thomas

Cross Bearer                                       Needed                                                  Kate Logan

Gift Bearers                                         Needed                                                  Meg Logan & Jordan Thomas

Greeters                                                Knights of Columbus                         Knights of Columbus        


Financial Stewardship - Contributions for the last weekend: $1,337.00 regular collection; $80.00 rental; $425.00 Black and Indian Missions;  and $575.00 Building Fund for a total collection of $2,417.00.  Thanks for your generous support.


Coffee &Donuts Hosts - Host for Coffee and Donuts is The Holland Family.  If you can serve in this capacity, please sign up on the sheet provided in the vestibule.  For more info, call Anne Geiger at 226-0712.


Welcome Mass for Bishop Joseph Latino - Newly installed Bishop Joseph Latino will visit our Deanery on Tuesday,  March 18, at 6:00 pm in Greenville at St. Joseph.  Father Brock will be celebrating mass with him and all parishioners of St. Peter’s are invited to attend.  If you would like to attend or are planning to attend, contact Fr. Brock and maybe a caravan come here to Greenville can be arranged.


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


Easter Flowers - Envelopes are in the vestibule for anyone wishing to make an offering for Easter Flowers. 


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: Charles Anthony Marascalco, Connie Peacock, Carol Koch, Dollie McGaughy, A K Townes, George Garner, Saddie Waggoner, Miko Mason, 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; Patrick Honeycutt, Air Force, Nephew Mariam & Buddy Honeycutt and Sam & Dorothy Marascalco;

Joseph Geiger, Air Force,  Son of Keith & Anne Geiger.


Seminarians - This week in your prayers, please remember Matthew Simmons, 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 and Shelia Dorris.   Thanks Ladies.   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

Cole Artman, 3/17; Alex Kerwin, 3/19; Jesse Gonzales, 3/21;

 Summer Holland, 3/22; and Denise Moody, 3/23