Saint Peter the Apostle Catholic Church

320 College Blvd., Grenada, MS 38901

(662) 226-2490

Rev. John O. Brock, Pastor


March 23, 2003                             Third Sunday of Lent


Masses for the week of March 23 - March 29                                         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)                 Our Armed Forces

Tuesday                8:00 am                   St. Peter’s (Grenada)                 +Joe & +Concettina Messina

Wednesday           8:00 am                   St. Peter’s (Grenada)                 +Joe & +Concettina Messina

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

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

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 3/29 - 6:00                                     Sun 3/30 - 9 am

Lector:                                                    Verble Alexander                              Dan Buzzarde               

Extraordinary Ministers                    Ed & Rosemary Merriman                Cecilia Livingston & Irene Tucker

Altar Servers                                       Needed                                                  Paul & Adam Liberto

Cross Bearer                                       Needed                                                  Zach Duncan

Gift Bearers                                         Needed                                                  Lynn & Cassie Bennett

Greeters                                                Knights of Columbus                         Knights of Columbus        


Financial Stewardship - Contributions for the last weekend: $2,545.00 regular collection; $40.00 Black and Indian Missions;  $50.00 CAB rental;  and $425.00 Building Fund for a total collection of $3,060.00.  Thanks for your generous support.


Coffee &Donuts Hosts - Host for Coffee and Donuts are The Thomas 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.


Knights of Columbus - The Knights of Columbus will meet Sunday, March 23, after coffee and donuts.


Altar Society - The Altar Society will be on Wednesday, March 26, at 6:30 pm in the Parish Hall.  Very important meeting, election of officers for the next year.  All women of the Parish are invited.


Fish Fry - The Knights of Columbus will prepare catfish plates on Friday, April 11 from 5:00 to 7:30 pm.  Tickets are available from members of the Knights for $6 each.  Proceeds will go to the KC Priest Education Fund.


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: Joe Fonte, Harry Zitzelberger, Bill Monahan, Charles Anthony Marascalco, Connie Peacock, Carol Koch, 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, Nephew of Mariam & Buddy Honeycutt and Nephew of Sam & Dorothy Marascalco;

Joseph Geiger, Son of Keith & Anne Geiger; Chris & Eliana Cummins, Army Reserves; Andrew Cummins, Air Force, Son of Patrice Cummins; Eric & Kori Delwiche, Air Force, Brother & Sister-in-law of Becky Woods.


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.


Happy Birthday

Father John Brock, 3/25;

Beth Livingston, 3/26; Alexis Griffith, 3/27; & Cole Gatlin, 3/30.

Church Cleaners for March - Cleaners for the Month of March are Dorothy Marascalco and Shelia Dorris.