Sunday January 6, 2008       Saint Peter the Apostle Catholic Church

                                                         320 College Blvd., Grenada, MS 38901
                                                                         (662) 226-2490
                                                            Father Martin Ruane, Pastor




PRIEST                Fr. Ruane will be attending the Annual Priest Reunion which takes place in Biloxi   

REUNION -           this week.  He will be joining primarily priest ordained and Saint Patrick Seminary

***********              Carlow, Ireland and many other local priest.


BIBLE SCHOOL - We are hoping that all our children will return to bible school this week grades 3 & 4 year olds thru grade 12. Classes begin at 10:15am today.   


SINCERE GRADATUDE – I would like to thank our church family members who remembered me in a special way at Christmas.  I cherish your goodness and kindness and pray God will Bless all of us in 2008.”  

Fr. Ruane 


R.C.I.A. – The RCIA class will meet on Tuesday, January 15th, right after 6:00pm Mass.


RIP – Please remember in prayer Judy Murphree whom the Lord called home this week,

may she rest in peace.


KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS – Membership dues for the 3rd and 4th degree of Knights of Columbus are now due. The dues are $30.00 per member and you may give or send it to:

Eddie Merriman Jr., 1320 Whippoorwill Circle, Grenada, Ms. 38901   



Eucharistic Ministers/Sat.  Jan. 12th – Joan Westin, Karla Houston, Jerome Boudreax--------------------Lector – Gerry Morris

Eucharistic Ministers/Sun. Jan. 13th – Dorothy Marascalco, Cheri Messina, Sam Marascalco-------------Lector – Joe Messina



LITURGICAL MINISTERSDuring these holiday month’s people are frequently out of town on weekends. Please contact somebody to take your place if you are unable to serve on your weekend.


USHERS AND LECTORS We thank our parishioners who serve as faithfully at ushers and lectors at Mass. We are always in need of additional ushers and lectors and if anyone is interested please call the rectory or let Father Ruane know.


BULLETIN ANNOUNCEMENTS - The deadline for announcements will be on Thursday at noon. 

Please contact the rectory at 226-2490, or send an email to


LITURGICAL APPOINTMENTS - Please contact the church office to participate in the Liturgy.


SICK/HOMEBOUND/HOSPITALIZED - If 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 with them and pray for them.


                                                                            WEEKLY MASS CALENDAR


Mass Dates                                          Mass Times                                Mass Intentions


Saturday, January 5                                        6:00 pm – St. Peter                                  Wanda Buzzarde – RIP

Sunday, January 6                                      9:00 am - St. Peter                                             Michael J. Stuebben Jr. - RIP

Sunday, January 6                                      11:15am – St. John                            People of St. John Parish

Monday, January 7                                        8:00 am - St. Peter                                             Communion Service

Tuesday, January 8                                        6:00pm – St. Peter                                            Communion Service

Wednesday, January 9                                               8:00am - St. Peter                           Communion Service

Thursday, January 10                                       6:00 pm - St. Peter                                              Special Intentions - MR

Friday, January 11                                    8:00 am – St. Peter                                            Lenora Marascalco - RIP


                                                         PRAYER LIST


Carol Artman, Jerome Beard, John Bell, Mark Bowles, James Bruno, George Burleson, Delsie Burton,

Audrey Carter, John Collier, Kelly Collier, Thomas Collier, Sarah Criss, Betsy Elliott, Mary Enriquez,

Maria Evangelista, Walter Fariss, Valinten Gagaboan, Mary  Gessler, Cled Gregory, Bonita Henson,

Leonard Janiszewski, Ann Kraus, Lisa Kraus, Rodney Lippincott, Dixie Lyons, Adelfia Marascalco,

Charlie Marascalco, Dona Marascalco, Joseph Marascalco, Laurie Marascalco, Louise Marascalco,

Robbie Marascalco, Jody McAnnally, Betty McCormick, Amanda McGee, Johnny Michelle, Mitch Mitchell, Bobby Monahan, Lois Newton, Sarah Powell, Jamie Pritchard, Eydie Ricks, Ralph Roe, Lizzie Roberts,

Sister Anthony Ruane, David Shiver III, Suzette Stuebben, Larry Stokes, Henry Theis, Anne Upchurch,

Carl Walker, Jan Walker, Doral Wesley, Marguarite Womble, Betty Yonak.


COLLECTIONS             Dec., 30th                                                            

Offertory                                       $1,881.00                                                                          

Building Fund                           $   367.50                                                                          

Votives                                     $      29.00                                                                          

Christmas Flowers                    $     55.00                                                                          




Jan. 7 – Blake Upchurch

Jan. 9 – Beth Logan                                                                                                                                       

Jan 11 – James Cook Sr.

Jan 11 – Kathy Barranco                




PLEASE REMEMBER… check thermostats, lights, doors, and clean up when leaving our buildings.  We have received some high utility bills for the Family Life Center, please turn things off,                          

check thermostats, check lights, etc.


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.