Sunday March 30, 2008     Saint Peter the Apostle Catholic Church

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



RETIREMENT SUPPER – The bishop will have a retirement supper for two of our priest, Fr. Patrick Nooan and Fr. Henry Shelton on Tuesday evening at St. Peter’s in Jackson (for priest only) and I feel that I should be present to honor these men. Fr. Ruane 


WHY CATHOLIC MEETING – There will be a training workshop at Saint Francis in Greenwood, anybody interested are not only invited but are encouraged to attend. The date is Sunday April 6th at 3:30pm to 5:30pm.


 EASTER SEASON – Remember we celebrate the Easter season for fifty (50) days up to Pentecost, won’t you make every effort to enjoy the Easter Season by the sharing in the daily Eucharist when possible.


CONGRADULATIONS – Again we congratulate and God’s Blessings to Sidney Hood, Christy Strong, John Portis and Cynthia Logan reborn in the waters of baptism on Holy Saturday night and also received into full union of our Catholic Faith through the Sacraments of Baptism, Confirmation and the Holy Eucharist.

ALSO – Again we congratulate John and Fresha Jane Portis on the very happy occasion that Regena Jane Portis was baptized along with her dad on the same night.


SPECIAL THANKS - To all who helped make our Church beautiful this Easter season by donating for the flowers that adorned his altar.  Thank You!


CHOOSE LIFE – “Scientists have made ordinary human skin cells take on the chameleon-like powers of embryonic stem cells, a startling breakthrough that might someday deliver the medical payoffs of embryo cloning without the controversy.” (Associated Press article, 11/20/07)


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


IF ***** If for any reason you are unable to serve as Lector or Eucharist Minister when assigned Please make every effort to get a replacement.  Thank You



Eucharistic Ministers/Sat. April 5th – Joan Westin, Karla Houston, Rosemary Merriman-----Lector – Irene Stark

Eucharistic Ministers/Sun. April 6th – David Upchurch, Myra Liberto, Barbara Liberto---Lector – Matt Mumme        --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------


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.


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




Mass Dates                           Mass Times                          Mass Intentions


Saturday, March 29                                   6:00 pm – St. Peter                                     Sidney Bennett - RIP

Sunday, March 30                                    9:00 am - St. Peter                                                 People of St Peter Parish

Sunday, March 30                                  11:15am – St. John                                    People of St. John Parish

Monday, March 31                                   8:00 am - St. Peter                                                 Msgr. James Hannon - RIP

Tuesday, April 1                                         6:00pm – St. Peter                                   *Communion Service*

Wednesday, April 2                            8:00am – St Peter                                    *Communion Service*      

Thursday, April 3                                       6:00pm - St. Peter                                    Tucker Clay Daves - RIP      

Friday, April 4                                            8:00am – St. Peter                                    Marie Marascalco - RIP       


                                                         PRAYER LIST


Randy Aldridge, Carol Artman, Jerome Beard, John Bell, Mike Bowles, James Bruno, George Burleson,

Delsie Burton, Audrey Carter, Carolyn Cerniglia, Nancy Cerniglia, John Collier, Kelly Collier, Thomas Collier, Jim Cook, Jeanette Cook, Helen Corbett, Sarah Criss, Betsy Elliott, Mary Enriquez, Maria Evangelista,

Walter Fariss, Bill Finch, Gloria Funderburg, Valinten Gagaboan, Mary Gessler, Cled Gregory, Bonita Henson, Leonard Janiszewski, Ann Kraus, Lisa Kraus, Rodney Lippincott, Adelfia Marascalco, Charlie Marascalco,

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

Betty McCormick, Amanda McGee, Johnny Michelle, Mitch Mitchell, Bobby Monahan, Lois Newton,

Sarah Powell, Jamie Pritchard, Eydie Ricks, Ralph Roe, Sister Anthony Ruane, David Shiver III,

Suzette Stuebben, Larry Stokes, Henry Theis, Dan Thompson Jr., Anne Upchurch, Carl Walker, Jan Walker, Doral Wesley, Marguarite Womble, Betty Yonak.


COLLECTIONS          March 23rd                                              BIRTHDAYS

Offertory                                   $2,232.00                                                              March 30 – Chip Meredith               

Building Fund                        $   903.00                                                              March 31 – Pete Marascalco            

Catholic Relief Service          $     39.45                                                                April 02 - Ben Stewart II

Mississippi Catholic              $    468.00                                                               April 04 - Lynn Bennett

Good Fri – Holy Land           $    125.00                                                              

Ed. of Future Priest                $   638.00                                                             







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

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


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.