EVENTS

ST. AUGUSTINE PARISH NEWS

Homily and Song (“Rescue Story” by Zach Williams.) for the 24th Sunday OTC by Deacon Ken Stewart can be found on Pastors Corner

Pastors Corner https://www.catholicsmart.com/pastors-corner/

Rescue Story https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9Yr48Berkqc

Addiction: Joshua Stewart  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Aa3vP9NEp7M

 

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Next Tie Quilting Session Tuesday September 17, 2019 10:00Am in the Church Basement

 

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Online Donations

You Can Now Donate Online to the St. Augustine Church.
Be Generous as God is Generous
Click Below to Donate

https://catholicsmart.weshareonline.org

 

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St. Augustine Catholic Church’s Annual Report for the Fiscal Year 07/01/2018 to 06/30/2019 is now available Below.

St. Augustine Annual Report

 

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THANK YOU

THANK YOU to everyone who helped prepare the Rummage, the people who supported the Rummage Sale and to all who helped at the Rummage Sale and for all the help putting leftovers on the truck for St. Vincent de Paul.

 

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MISSION COOPERATIVE PLAN

This year we have as special mission appeal African Faith and Justice Network. The Africa Faith and Justice Network (AFJN) is a community of advocates for responsible U.S. relations with Africa. AFJN stresses issues of peacebuilding, human rights and social justice that tie directly into Catholic social teaching. AFJN works closely with Catholic missionary congregations and numerous Africa-focused coalitions of all persuasions to advocate for U.S. economic and political policies that will benefit Africa’s poor majority, facilitate an end to armed conflict, establish equitable trade and investment with Africa and promote sustainable development. AFJN works primarily with the executive and legislative branches of the U.S. government to advance our message of social justice, though we are also registered as a UN-DPI organization at the United Nations. AFJN’s support base is primarily built on the Catholic missionary community in the USA and in Africa. AFJN is an extension of missionary witness in the difficult yet important arena of USA political decisions that affect African people. Teresa Philips of the Archdiocese mission office will be the one to represent the organization on July 27/28, 2019. She will speak at all our parishes in the Region.To learn more about AFJN, go to http://afjn.org.

 

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THANK YOU!!

Thank you, Betty &Tim Stueve, for all the work they have done to make our flower beds look so pretty.
Thank you to all the people who keep our church looking beautiful with banners etc.

 

 

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THANK YOU!!

A big thank you to Joe Devillez for installing new kneelers where needed at St. Augustine. They are very nice.

GREAT NEWS

Support St.Vincent dePaul When you Shop at Kroger

Help St. Augustine Conference/ St. Vincent dePaul earn dollars from Kroger fundraising program !!

1. Go to http://www.kroger.com/community rewards.
2. Sign into your online Kroger account (or create an account if you don’t have one yet).
3. Click Kroger Community Rewards, search for “St.Augustine Church Germantown/St.Vincent dePaul” by name or by JP967, then click enroll. or call call 1-800-576-4377
4. Each time you use your registered Kroger Card, Kroger makes a donation to “St.Augustine Church Germantown/St.Vincent dePaul”. Your fuel points or discounts will not be affected.
If any questions about the program see St. Augustine parishioner, Barb Maichle before or after Sunday Mass.

 

2019 CMA

Archbishop Schnurr sends his thanks to everyone from St. Augustine, St. Benedict the Moor and St. Mary who has pledged to the 2019 Catholic Ministries Appeal. If you have not yet made your pledge, please consider doing so this week. These important local ministries depend on our help each year. You will find extra pledge envelopes in the pews for your convenience this weekend. To make a pledge securely online, please visit http://CatholicAppeal.net. Thank you!

 

 

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QUARTERLY SVDP REPORT

The St. Vincent De Paul St. Augustine Conference made 4 home visits, along with offering phone assistance, to 17 adults and children during the 2nd quarter of 2019. Your donations were spent in the following manner:

• $ 400 for Rent
• $ 550 for Utilities

Donations from St. Augustine Parishioners, a donation from the Germanton Lions, along with financial support from the Dayton District enabled us to meet the needs of our neighbors. The Kroger Rewards program for this financial quarter increased SVDP’s bank account by $65. If anyone who isn’t participating in the Kroger Community Rewards program is interested in signing up, please contact Barb Maichle for additional information. Many thanks for your continued monetary support and prayers to help the St. Vincent De Paul society help others in our Germantown/Farmersville/New Lebanon community.

     

OTHER AREA HAPPENINGS

“SONSHINE IN A BAG”

ST. AUGUSTINE PARISH will participate and supports the FIRST CHURCH OF GOD with their “SONSHINE IN A BAG” food program. Donations will be accepted every Sunday after the 8:15 am Mass. For more information and the “Sonshine in a Bag”

 

THANK YOU

To my parish families and friends of St Augustine, St Benedict and St Mary, I would personally like to thank all of you for making me feel a part of your parish families over the past several years. I would also like to thank you for the kind monetary gift you recently gave me as well. It was always my pleasure to celebrate masses with you. Each one of you always made me feel welcome. You will all be in my prayers and may each and every one of you continue to receive the blessing and love of Our Lord Jesus Christ and of his Blessed Mother Mary. Thank You again.

Yours in Christ, Father Dominic

 

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PRAY FOR OUR SHUT-INS

PLEASE KEEP IN YOUR PRAYERS THE SHUT INS/SICK OF ST. AUGUSTINE. Toni Moore, and Robert Schell. 

REGIONAL FUND-RAISING COMMITTEE

Fr. Francis is seeking a small committee to explore ideas and coordinate the execution of fund raisers to support church operations. Father is asking for two (2) representatives from each church to join the Team. Please Volunteer!! It will be a fun way to help our parishes! Everyone interested should see a Parish Council Member before leaving church today. You can also call your church office and leave a message.

THANK YOU!

OTHER AREA EVENTS

https://www.catholicsmart.com/area-events/


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Test your Catholic IQ!  Water and the Spirit
Sunday, September 15, 2019

1. No one had ever heard of Baptism before Jesus was baptized.

True or False

2. _______ begins the process of initiating a person into the believing Body of Christ, which is the Church.

a. memorizing the Our Father
b. Catholic school
c. Sunday school
d. Baptism

3. The sacrament of Baptism unites all _______as brothers and sisters in Christ.

a. Americans
b. monotheists
c. Christians
d. religious people

4. When we go to church, we bless ourselves with _______ to remind ourselves of our Baptism.

a. palm branches
b. holy water
c. kindness
d. white clothes

5. How many times do Catholics get baptized?

a. as many times as they want
b. three times
c. whenever they join a new parish
d. once

Answers Next Week:

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Test your Catholic IQ!  Water and the Spirit
Sunday, September 9, 2019

1. No one had ever heard of Baptism before Jesus was baptized.

True or False

2. _______ begins the process of initiating a person into the believing Body of Christ, which is the Church.

a. memorizing the Our Father
b. Catholic school
c. Sunday school
d. Baptism

3. The sacrament of Baptism unites all _______ as brothers and sisters in Christ.

a. Americans
b. monotheists
c. Christians
d. religious people

4. When we go to church, we bless ourselves with _______ to remind ourselves of our Baptism.

a. palm branches
b. holy water
c. kindness
d. white clothes

5. How many times do Catholics get baptized?

a. as many times as they want
b. three times
c. whenever they join a new parish
d. once

This week’s answers:

1.     False
2. d, Baptism
3. c, Christians
4. b, holy water
5. d, once

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Test your Catholic IQ!  Water and the Spirit
Sunday, September 1, 2019

We believe that through the sacraments, we have real encounters with _______.

a. priests
b. bishops
c. Christ
d. All the cool symbols the Church uses like oil, water, Dire, etc

2. The sacraments were first celebrated by _______.

a. King Solomon
b. Jesus
c. the Pope
d. Mary

3. St. Peter baptized _______ even though he was a Roman centurion and a pagan Gentile (Acts 10).

a. Bruno Mars
b. Cornelius
c. Julius Caesar
d. Optimus Prime

4. A person becomes a Christian when he or she is _______.

a. not mean to his/her siblings
b. born
c. baptized
d. no longer tempted to sin

5. Jesus was baptized.

True / False

This week’s answers:

1. c, Christ
2. b, Jesus
3. b, Cornelius
4. c, baptized
5. True

Answers Next Week:

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Test your Catholic IQ!  Summer Trivia  
Sunday, August 25, 2019

1. Jesus commissioned the apostles to “make _______ of all nations, baptizing them in the
name of the Father, and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit”

a. teachers
b. slaves
c. kings
d. disciples

2. Holy water found at the doors of the church is considered a _____.

a. sacramental
b. sacrament
c. relic
d. vestment

3. _______ is the first sacrament every Christian receives.

a. First Communion
b. Baptism
c. Confirmation
d. Anointing of the sick

4. ______ is the main symbol of Baptism.

a. water
b. a family party
c. oil
d. candle

This week’s answers:

1. d, disciples
2. a, sacramental
3. b, Baptism
4. a, water

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Test your Catholic IQ!  Summer Trivia  
Sunday, August 18, 2019

1. Which saint is celebrated the day after Christmas on the Church’s universal calendar?

a. Stephen
b. John the Apostle
c. John the Baptist
d. Thomas Becket

2. How many people did Jesus raise from the dead in the Gospels?

a. 1
b. 2
c. 3
d. 4

3. Which of the following Christians celebrate all seven sacraments?

a. Methodists
b. Lutherans
c. Baptists
d. Orthodox

4. Which of these apostles was not present at Jesus’ transGiguration?

a. John
b. James
c. Andrew
d. Peter

This week’s answers:

1. a, Stephen
2. c, 3
3. d, Orthodox
4. c, Andrew

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Test your Catholic IQ!  Summer Trivia  
Sunday, August 11, 2019

1. Which of the following saints is a patron of bakers.

a. Lawrence
b. Anthony of Egypt
c. Elizabeth of Hungary
d. Nicholas of Tolentino

2. Which was Jesus’ first public miracle?

a. Feeding of the 5,000
b. Walking on water
c. Curing the man born blind
d. Changing water into wine

3. Which liturgical color would the priest wear most often?

a. Red
b. White
c. Purple
d. Green

4. Which is not one of the Stations of the Cross?

a. Veronica Wipes Jesus’ Face
b. Jesus Falls a Fourth Time
c. Jesus Meets the Women of Jerusalem
d. Jesus is Buried

This week’s answers:

1. c, Elizabeth of Hungary
2. d, Changing water into wine
3. d, Green
4. b, Jesus Falls a Fourth Time

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RELIGIOUS RETIREMENT FUND

Help care for elders. “Thanks to support from the Retirement Fund for Religious, we are now in a much better position to care for our elders,” writes a religious sister. Your donation helps her religious community and hundreds of others provide for aging members and plan for long-term needs. Please give to next week’s Retirement Fund for Religious collection

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FIRST COMMUNION & CONFIRMATION

If your child is ready for First Communion or Confirmation, please call the parish office and leave your name and phone number. Classes for the year have begun.

 

MEMBERSHIP IN OUR PARISHES

A “Hearty Welcome” to all new members. Please call the church offices 268-6697 (St. Benedict) 256-5633 (St. Mary) or 855-2289 (St. Augustine) to register. Please notify the offices when moving or of any change in address. This will help us update our census information.

 

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If you would like to become a Sacristan please contact Sylvia Hess or Fran Delegato!!

 

ST. VINCENT DE PAUL CONFERENCE

If you have some extra time and you would like to help the needy, the St. Vincent De Paul Conference at St. Augustine could always use some new members. If interested, please contact  Sylvia M. Hess at the church office at 855-2289 or home at 855-6649 for further information.