January 24, 2010        Saint Peter the Apostle Catholic Church   

    Third Sunday in                   320 College Blvd., Grenada, MS. 38901          
     Ordinary Time                                        (662) 226-2490                                 
                                                             Father Martin Ruane, Pastor

                       www.olesouth.net/stpeter email: stpeter@cableone.net


Special Offering A Special Offering will be taken at the Masses next weekend [1/31/2010] for the victims of the earthquake in Haiti. All of the offerings taken up by the different dioceses will be forwarded to Catholic Relief Services who are located in Haiti and are credited with using the very highest percentage of the money received for the people in need.


Called  We are still hoping for another name or two, [locally] of any body you think may have any interest

   By…..    in the priesthood, so we can forward their names to the Vocation Director. The closest meeting for

Name….  Grenada will be on Saturday February 27, at 10:30am to 1:30pm. In Greenwood at St Francis.


Church Support We have mailed a report to all of our people who support in an identifiable way. Sincere gratitude to several of our people who give very generously, and to all who have supported the work of our church and special offerings. If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to call us at the Rectory, 226-2490.   


R.C.I.A.Our group will meet this Tuesday evening immediately after the 6:00pm Mass [1/26/10]. In addition to those who have been participating anybody who may be interested is very welcome.


  World        World Marriage Day will be celebrated February 14th at the Cathedral of St. Peter in Jackson. If you are

Marriage      celebrating 25, 50, 60, or 65 years of marriage in 2009 please call us at the rectory at 226-2490,

    Day             we would love for you to celebrate this happy event with other couples from around the diocese.


Why Catholic?”… The next session of “Why Catholic?” will explore the Eucharist and the other Sacraments of our Church. These should prove to be very interesting gatherings for our Catholic People. There will be a workshop on this very subject at St. Francis of Assisi in Greenwood, Jan. 31, 2010 from 3:30pm to 6:30pm. 


Choose Life “Since the right to health care is based on the right to live, it is also clear that what attacks life is not health care at all, and not a legitimate goal of health care reform.   (Richard Doerflinger, associate director of USCCB’s Pro-Life Directorate)  


Eucharistic Ministers/Sat Jan 23rdKarla Houston, David Livingston, Dorothy Howell-----------Lector – Bob Smith   

Eucharistic Ministers/Sun Jan 24th–Frankie Fortier, David Upchurch, Tara Trost----------------------Lector-Lane Tucker


________________________QUOTES FOR THE WEEK_____________________________

1. Leadership: The art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.” (Dwight D. Eisenhower, 34th U.S. President)   

2. Commitment leads to action. Action brings your dream closer.  (Marciaieder, American speaker, trainer, author )

3. If you want to be successful, you must either have a chance or take one. (Author Unknown)

4. “You get the best out of others when you get the best out of yourself.” (Harvey S. Firestone, automotive entrepreneur, industrialist)

5. When you take a risk and step out of the norm, you run the risk and sometimes you fail. But you only fail if you give up. 

(J. Peterman)

                         WEEKLY MASS CALENDAR


Mass Dates                                             Mass Times                            Mass Intentions

Saturday, January 23                                         6:00pm – St. Peter                        Theresa Bair - RIP                                                     

Sunday, January 24                                       9:00am – St. Peter                           People of St. Peter Parish

Sunday, January 24                                     11:15am – St. John                         People of St. John Parish

Monday, January 25                                      8:00am – St. Peter                       for the Deceased Souls of Haiti                                                     

Tuesday, January 26                                      6:00pm – St. Peter                       Mary Denton - RIP

Wednesday, January 27                                 8:00am – St Peter                        Lapsed Catholics

Thursday, January 28                                    8:00am – St. Peter                        for the Sick of Our Parish

Friday, January 29                                         8:00am – St. Peter                        Snow Mechatto - RIP


                                                PRAY FOR THEM

Carol Artman, Lynn Barker, John Bell, Shirley Black, Mike Bowles, James Bruno, George Burleson,

Delsie Burton, Robert Campassi, Audrey Carter, Carolyn Cerniglia, Bernice Clark, John Collier, Kelly Collier, James Cook Sr., Jim Criss, Sarah Criss, James Dykes, Sarah Edwards, Don Eldridge, Mary Enriquez,

Maria Evangelista, Walter Fariss, Allie Fava, Bill Finch, Wayde Flem, Charlie Fowler, Shirley Fowler,

Valinten Gagaboan, Christy Gant, James Gant, Mary Gessler, Chip Graham, Christopher Griffin, Bonita Henson, Valerie Holmes, Kent Hull, James Huddleston, Morgan Kay Jackson, Jan, Leonard Janiszewski, Alex Kerwin, Jack Kilcrease, Kelsey Lipe, Rodney Lippincott, Bobby Love, Adelfia Marascalco, Charlie Marascalco,

Dona Marascalco, Joseph Marascalco, Laurie Marascalco, Louise Marascalco, Jody McAnnally,

Betty McCormick, Amanda McGee, Pat Merriman, Johnny Michelle, David Neal, Lois Newton, Tina Palmer, Roger Patterson, Katie Parnell, Lamar Pitcock, Jamie Pritchard, Wanda Ray, Eydie Ricks, Ralph Roe,

Bernice Sandersan, Sister Anthony Ruane, David Sintes, Dan Thompson Jr., Beulah Vance, Anne Upchurch,

Carl Walker, Jan Walker, Lisa Ward, Marguarite Womble, Betty Yonak, Jack Young. If you would like to add or remove someone from the prayer list, please contact the rectory at: 226-2490 Or email me at; stpeter@cableone.net


Collections:  Jan, 17th                Today’s Special Collection:                  !!!!!Birthdays!!!!!              

General Fund        $1,682.25                     January 24th for Catholic                         Jan 25 – Raymond Liberto   

Building Fund         $560.00                      Home Missions Appeal                           Jan 27 – Matt Mumme       

Catholic Home Missions   $20.00                     Next Special Collection:                        Jan 28 – Sharon Holloway     

Saltillo Mission         $87.72                       January 30 & 31, 2010                           Jan 28– Ana Mendez

                                                                      for Victims of Haiti                              Jan 29 – Dolly Marascalco                                                 


Liturgical Appointments Please contact the church office to participate in the Liturgy.


Please... When using any of the buildings, please make sure that the door locks behind you when you leave. Push, pull, & turn knobs…just check to see if it is locked. Thanks!!


Sick/Homebound/HospitalizedIf you have anyone who is ill or homebound, or hospitalized please contact the rectory so they can be added to our prayer list and Father Ruane can visit and pray for them.


Bulletin Announcements The deadline for announcements will be on Thursday at noon. Please contact the rectory at 226-2490, or send an email to stpeter@cableone.net.


Knights of Columbus If you would like to contribute to the Chris Harris Scholarship Fund, please send memorials to Knights of Columbus, PO Box 1822, Grenada, Ms. 38901. Note: The K of C will meet every 2nd and 4th Sunday of each month, anyone wishing to join the Knights of Columbus please contact any one of our Knights.