Saint Peter the Apostle Catholic Church

320 College Blvd., Grenada, MS 38901

(662) 226-2490

Rev. John O. Brock, Pastor


                       March 30, 2003 – Fourth Sunday of Lent



Masses for the week of March 30 – April 5, 2003  Mass Intentions


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

Wednesday           9:00 am                   St. Peter’s (Grenada)              

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.


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.  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 email Dottie at for any additions or corrections. Thank you.



Liturgical Appointments:                      Sat., April  5 - 6:00 pm                  Sun., April 6 - 9:00 am  

Altar Servers                                         Needed                                                   CYO/Youth Mass

Lector                                                     Gerry Morris                                        CYO/Youth Mass

Extraordinary Ministers                     Joan Westin/Dorothy Howell                CYO/Youth Mass

Gift Bearers                                          Needed                                                   CYO/Youth Mass

Cross Bearer                                         Needed                                                   CYO/Youth Mass                   

Greeters                                                 Knights of Columbus                            CYO/Youth Mass


Financial Stewardship – Collection for last weekend:  Regular collection - $1,561; Building Fund - $135.  Thank you for your generous support.


Coffee & Donuts Hosts -  Host for Coffee and Donuts this weekend is the Saia Family.  Please sign up on the list in the vestibule of the Church.  Please contact Ann Geiger for more information.  226-0712





Parish Pastoral Council – There will be a Parish Pastoral Council meeting, Monday, March 31 at 6:30 pm in the Rectory.


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


Congratulations – Congratulations to Vince and Dawn Marascalco on the birth of their Daughter, Anna Claire, born March 12, 2003.  Please remember them in your prayers.


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 candidates 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 – Please say a special prayer for the men and women of our parish family that are in the military service: Patrick Parnell – Navy, Joan Westin’s son-in-law; Patrick Honeycutt – nephew of Miriam and Buddy Honeycutt and nephew of Sam and Dorothy Marascalco; Joseph Geiger – son of Keith and Anne Geiger; Chris and Eliana Cummins – Army Reserve and Andrew Cummins – Air Force, Sons and daughter-in-law of Patrice Cummins, Eric and Kori Delwiche – Air Force, Brother and sister-in-law of Becky Woods; J. D. Perrin – Marines and Timothy Roepke – Army, both great nephews of the Perrins.


Prayer - Remember the sick and shut-ins of our parish family and friends:  Charles Stewart, Mel Fonte, Joe Fonte, Ken Kerwin, Harry Zitzelberger, Bill Monahan, Charles Anthony Marascalco, Connie Peacock, Carol Koch, George Garner, Dorothy Criddle, Charles Criddle, Lucille Frenyea, Robbie Marascalco, Kay and Drew Townes, Sam P. Marascalco, Shirley Bailey, Dick Bailey, Rudy Jones, and Eddie Merriman


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 the Month of April – Cleaners for the month of April are Denise Moody and Cecilia Livingston.



Happy Birthday


Pete Marascalco – 3-31; Michael Gatlin 4-1; Melissa Nobile – 4-2; Ben Stewart 4-2; Lynn Bennett 4-4; and Sharon Duncan 4-6