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  • ST. MARY CATHEDRAL LANSING, MICHIGAN

    Lenten practices here at St. Mary: There are Stations of the Cross every Friday at 11:30. We will be having Exposition of the Blessed Sacra- ment every Friday from 12:30 to 3:00 p.m. Sunday evening there will be Evening prayer at 5:00 p.m. Lenten booklets are available at the church entrances. We will continue our annual Lenten Collections on Wednesdays and Fridays in Lent, for local charities. The Wild Goose Series on the Holy Spirit will be held on Tuesdays at 10:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. All are wel- come. A study guide that accompanies the series is available for $10. We will meet in the Bishop Albers Room of the Parish Center. You are in my prayers. Fr. Karl Pung

    Ash Wednesday The Mass schedule for Ash Wednesday is 8:00 a.m., 12:05 p.m. 5:15 p.m. Ash Wednesday is a day of fast and abstinence. (Sorry Valentines day). Question: In general for these weekday holy days would you attend a Mass at 7:00 p.m. on either the Vigil or the day itself? Just want to know how to serve you. Send me an email: kpung@stmarylansing.org. Lent One aspect of Lent is about being brought deeper into the life of the Trinity through conversion. Our sinful- ness, while sometimes painful and even humiliating, is nothing we should be afraid to look at and feel. Jesus died out of love for us, because we are sinners in order that we might be forgiven and set free. The more will- ing we are to see ourselves as sinful and broken, the more God is able to heal and set us free. Being healed and our sinfulness transformed is not always an easy or quick process. Some sin and wounds can take a long time to break down. The good news is that all sin ex- posed to Jesus will ultimately be defeated. In the light of God all wounds and things will be restored and healed. One of our main tasks as Christians is to perse- vere in seeking forgiveness and healing. We need to continue to give God space and time to do His good work in us. What to do for a Lenten penance? This season instead of starting with asking what to give up or what am I going to do, how about we ask where does Jesus want to bring victory? In general we have much more suc- cess in the spiritual life when we focus on the good God is growing versus simply avoiding evil. So the first step is to ask God, in what area he wants to bring growth, victory, healing, etc? After the Lord indicates to us which area, the next question to ask is how He wants to bring the victory, growth, healing, etc. The how is often where our Lenten Penance comes in. Prayer? Fasting? Service? Almsgiving? Practicing a new mindset? There are a lot of options. The Lenten Penance/Prayer can take on a clearer focus as to why we are being called to do it when we know where it will lead us. How does God want to restore us (individually and as a Church) and bring us deeper into His divine life? I will look forward to seeing the answers to that in the testimony of our lives when Easter arrives. PRAISE AND ADORATION

    Starting on Wednesday, February 21, from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. we will be having Exposition of the Blessed Sacra- ment and praise music weekly in the Crypt chapel. Come and spend some time with the Lord. All ages are welcome.

    POTLUCKS BEGIN AGAIN! Wednesday night Potlucks resume on Wednesday, February 21 at 6:00 pm in the parish hall. If you've been looking forward to returning, we look forward to seeing you again. If you've never been, give us a try. Bring a dish to pass (purchased or home made), your own plate and plastic ware if possible, and a $2.00 donation for the main dish. Our cook teams provide the main dish and beverages and you bring side dishes or desserts. We have single people, couples and families who attend. With just one dish from you, you'll partake in a nice variety of food and the company is awesome! The last Wednesday of the month, we have game night so you're welcome to hang around after dinner and play board games or card games with us. Potlucks are every Wednesday night unless noted in the bulletin. Hope to see you there. Mike and Terri Hecksel - Parish Life Committee.

  • 6th SUNDAY OF ORDINARY TIME February 11, 2018

    Monday, February 12 12:05 +Rob Hecksel & Family by Bob & Ellen Hecksel Tuesday, February 13 8:00 +James Driscoll 12:05 Pat Calore & Mike Bombarito by Tax Policy Division 5:15 Special Intention Wednesday, February 14 Ash Wednesday 8:00 +M.A. Kromenaker & Family 12:05 Rob Hecksel & Family by Bob & Ellen Hecksel 5:15 Living & Deceased Members of John McElheron & Leon Luke Families Thursday, February 15 8:00 +Emogene Davis by Bette Davis 12:05 +Anthony LaForgia Friday, February 16 12:05 Memorial Mass Association Saturday, February 17 8:00 Holy Souls in Purgatory 4:00 +Irene Hundt by Delrose Komosinski Sunday, February 18 8:30 People of the Parish 11:00 +Anthony LaForgia by Pat & Leo Greco

    34th Annual FR. MAC SCHOLARSHIP DINNER

    May 7, 2018

    Keynote Speaker Peter Herbeck

    Vice President and Director of Missions for Renewal Ministries

    Community Service Award Recipients

    Kay Bowen and the late Mr. Bud Bowen Mary Jo Bullock and the late Dr. James M. Bullock

    Co-Founders of the Fr. Mac Scholarship Dinner

    For more information or to reserve your sponsorship, please contact Paula Wilcox or Colleen Murray:

    267-2121 ∣ paula.wilcox@lansingcatholic.org 267-2109 ∣ colleen.murray@lansingcatholic.org

    February 18, 2018 +1st Sunday of Lent+

    Genesis 9: 8-15

    1 Peter 3: 18-22

    Mark 1: 12-15

    The Sanctuary candle burns this week in church

    In Memory of Robert & Gladys Stump

    OUR WEEKLY COLLECTIONS Weekends of 02/04

    Envelopes $7,572.68

    E-Giving $532.00

    Non Envelopes $1,444.45

    Candle $140.00

    Youth $2.00

    Total $9,691.13

    Capital Improvements $493.50

    MASS INTENTIONS What a wonderful gift it is to request a Mass for a living or deceased loved one! Stop by the office or call to sched- ule a Mass or two. The book is open for all of 2018.

    RACHEL'S VINEYARD Every year men and women suffer the after-effects of abortion. Rachel’s Vineyard will be holding a Lansing area Retreat: Healing the Pain of Abortion, One Weekend at a Time held February 16-18, 2018. This weekend is designed to offer an experience of the Mercy and Compassion of GOD. It is a chance to get away from daily pressures, focus on the buried emotions, and begin healing through a supportive trauma sensitive process. To register or for more information, contact New Life Center at 517-993-0291 or visit www.RachelsVineyard.org.

    SAVE THE DATE– VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL June 18-22, 2018

    Coming to Church of the Resurrection!

    Who: Children entering Kindergarten through 5th grade (fall 2018)

    When: M-Th: 9am - noon (8:45 drop off)

    Fri: 8:15 Family Mass followed by a potluck brunch in Mercy Hall

    Watch for registration later this spring!

  • DeLUCA’S RESTAURANT

    Home of Lansing’s Finest Pizza...

    • COCKTAILS • IMPORTED WINES • INGREDIENTS FRESH DAILY

    Mon. - Thurs. 11 am - 10 pm • Fri. & Sat. 11 am - 10:30 pm

    2006 W WILLOW 487-6087

    MARK M. JOHNSTON, DDS Parishioner

    1850 W Mt. Hope - Suite 1 482-4623

    New Patients Always Welcome www.mmjdds.com

    The ONE store for your perfect floor

    1201 E. Saginaw St.

    www.maloneycarpetone.com 482-1455

    Electrical Service

    FDHayes.com

    517-482-0608

    Generac Standby Generators “PowerPro Elite” Dealer

    485-9466

    428 N Cedar (1 Block N of Lugnut’s Stadium)

    IN BUSINESS FOR 47 YEARS Come and see what we’re all about

    LANSING 482-1651

    Locally Owned Lance Lynch - Parishioner

    MID-MICHIGAN’S FINEST

    HOLT/DELHI 694-2631

    OF LANSING

    - Water Conditioning - Water Coolers - Bottled Water

    Sales - Rentals - Service

    3460 Dunckel Rd.

    393-1900

    better water. pure and simple.™

    Building & Structure Preservation & Restoration Service

    525 Filley • 517- 482-1625 BORNOR RESTORATION, INC

    Commercial — Industrial — Historic

    737 N. Grand • Lansing

    820 Charlevoix Dr. • Grand Ledge

    Lansing’s Professional Pharmacy

    482-0882

    622-4000 Tom Eifert - Parishioner

    HEATING  COOLING PLUMBING

    484-9944

    Same Day Service

    www.theifert.com

    GORSLINE RUNCIMAN FUNERAL HOMES

    GRFuneralHomes.com

    DEWITT 517-669-6465 517-337-9745

    EAST LANSING 517-482-1533

    LANSING MASON 517-676-2447

    WILLIAMSTON 517-655-2158

    3888 South Canal Road lanSing

    INDUSTRIAL • MUNICIPAL • CHURCHES parking lots, roads & repairs

    hot mix asphalt available year around award winning, michigan owned and operated

    FULL SERVICE ASPHALT PAVING & MANUFACTURING FACILITY

    www.SupeRioRaSphalt.Com SERVICE BEYOND THE SURFACE

    3232 W SAGINAW 321-2211

    Kevin C. Schaible Paul Tate - Area Manager

    – St. Mary Monthly Memorial & Intentions – Marshall E. Davis Family Zipple Family Alvarado Family Joseph H. White Joe & Eliane Reynolds Family Bruce Brennan Family

    Howard Kane Familiy Marie Bourque William Bourque Darren Kelly Albert Debnar Mildred Debnar

    Robert Stump Family Dummer Family Salerno Family Toffolo Family Gonzalez Family

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