Sunday September 7, 2008   Saint Peter the Apostle Catholic Church

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




MANY THANKS - We wish to thank Father Al Camp for filling in for Father Ruane while he was on vacation. We wish him well for the coming year and hope to see him again next year. Thank You

IF…For any reason you may need a priest for an emergency while I am on vacation please call Fr. Al Camp at 601-951-3063 or call Fr. Sam Messina at 662-563-2273.


KICK-OFF BREAKFAST - We will have a Kick-Off Breakfast…next week end, after the 9:00 Mass Sept. 14th for the start of our Sunday bible school season for our entire Church Family.


CROSS OF HOPE – The Knights of Columbus will be selling tickets for a raffle on Saturday, Sept. 13, and Sunday Sept. 14th for the CROSS OF HOPE. The Cross of Hope was hand made and provide by John and Carol Artman for the Knights, council 10443. The winning ticket for the Cross of Hope will be drawn on Sunday Sept. 14th at the CCD 2008/2009 Kick-off breakfast. All donations will be used to benefit St. Peter Catholic Church.


TEACHERS MEETING – Father would like to meet with all our teachers on Wed. Sept. 17th at 6:00pm.


                                           WORDS OF WISDOM

1. Having one child makes you a parent; having two makes you a referee. David Frost (b.1939)

2. Happiness makes up in height for what it lacks in length.  Robert Frost (1874-1963)

3. Hope sees what is not, but yet will be.  Author Unknown

4. Those who hear the message of the resurrection of Christ, and no longer hear the cry of the crucified contained    in it, no longer hear the Gospel, but a myth.  Johann Metz (1770-1831)


We Say The Rosary…. each weekday twenty minutes before Mass or Communion Service starts and would like to invite everyone and anyone who would like to pray with us and also participate, if you wish to, by saying a decade of the Rosary.


B  S      We are grateful to our church family      K-1  Martha Liberto          8th – Donna Walker   

 I  C     members who are willing to teach our    2nd    Irene Stark                9th-10th – Frankie Fortier

B  H     children in bible school This coming      3rd  - Tara Trost                11-12 –Confirmation – Lynn Bennett       

L  O     year. The teachers that have accepted      4-5  Christy Strong           Adult Education – Gerry Morris

E  O     are as follows……………………….      6-7  Karla Houston         

 *  L     NOTE……There will be an Adult Education class this year for any person wishing to attend.


R.                                                                 The R.C.I.A. is the usual way by which people come into full

  C.                                                               communion with the Catholic Church. If you or anybody you

     I.                                                              know is interested in becoming a member of the Catholic Church,

      A.                                                                  Please call the Rectory at: 226-2490.


Why Catholic?...This fall, all parishioners will be participating in a program designed to strengthen our relationship with Jesus Christ as well as give us a deeper understanding of our Catholic faith. Why Catholic? promises to be wonderful opportunity for our Church Family to develop a stronger relationship with God, a greater love for their faith, and a greater love for one another.






                                WEEKLY MASS CALENDAR


Mass Dates                                      Mass Times                                  Mass Intentions


Saturday, Sept. 6                                              6:00pm – St. Peter                                People of St. Peter Parish

Sunday, Sept. 7                                           9:00am St. Peter                                                 People of St. Peter Parish

Sunday, Sept. 7                                         11:15am – St. John                                   People of St. John Parish

Monday, Sept. 8                                          8:00am St. Peter                                                 Communion Service

Tuesday, Sept. 9                                          8:00am – St. Peter                                  Communion Service

Wednesday, Sept. 10                             8:00am – St Peter                                   Communion Service

Thursday, Sept. 11                                       8:00am St. Peter                                  Communion Service

Friday, Sept. 12                                             8:00am – St. Peter                                  Communion Service




Randy Aldridge, Carol Artman, Jerome Beard, John Bell, Mike Bowles, James Bruno, Angela Brunson,

George Burleson, Delsie Burton, Audrey Carter, Carolyn Cerniglia, Nancy Cerniglia, John Collier, Kelly Collier, Thomas Collier, James E. Cook, Jeanette Cook, Helen Corbett, Cynthia Correro, Sarah Criss, Betsy Elliott,

Mary Enriquez, Maria Evangelista, Walter Fariss, Brenda Ferguson, Bill Finch, Shirley Fowler,

Valinten Gagaboan, Mary Gessler, Robert Gilreath, Linda Gravlee, Bonita Henson, Rick Holmes,

Leonard Janiszewski, Ann Kraus, Lisa Kraus, Rodney Lippincott, Bobby Love, Adelfia Marascalco,

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

Jody McAnnally, Betty McCormick, Amanda McGee, Johnny Michelle, Mitch Mitchell, Bobby Monahan, Marietta Morrison, Lois Newton, Roger Patterson, Sarah Powell, Jamie Pritchard, Eydie Ricks, Ralph Roe,

Sister Anthony Ruane, Ben Sanders, David Shiver III, Suzette Stuebben, Larry Stokes, Dan Thompson Jr.,

Anne Upchurch, Carl Walker, Jan Walker, Lisa Ward, Doral Wesley, Marguarite Womble, Betty Yonak.


Collections, Aug. 31st    Next Special Collection:     BIRTHDAYS……………………………..             

Offertory            $1,474.00          September 7th for               Sept 6 – Rebecca Fuller      Sept 8 – Mary Cooper

Building Fund      $ 305.00      The Catholic University        Sept 6 – Carol Artman        Sept 9 – Amanda Cooper

Catholic University $20.00                                                    Sept 7 – Rachel Dear           Sept 12 – Carol Harris

Extension Society   $15.00                                                    Sept 7 – Lynne Marascalco


Eucharistic Ministers/Sat Sept 13thKarla Houston, Jerome Boudreax, Rosemary Merriman----Lector – Irene Stark

Eucharistic Ministers/Sun Sept 14thJeannie Logan, Ben Logan, Dorothy Marascalco-----Lector – Sam Marascalco


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.


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.


PLEASE 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 and lights, etc.


BULLETIN ANNOUNCEMENTS - The deadline for announcements will be on Thursday at noon. Please contact the rectory at 226-2490, or send an email to