Weekly Mass Schedule

SUNDAY: September 27th - 17th Sunday after Pentecost (sd)
Libbie Wargo.................................................................................. 7:00 a.m. Mass
✝ Gerard Kennedy.......................................................................... 9:00 a.m. Mass
MONDAY: September 28th - St. Wenceslaus, M (sd)
Bishop Kelly’s Intention................................................................... 8:00 a.m. Mass
TUESDAY: September 29th - Dedication of St. Michael the Archangel (d1cl)
✝ Dom Baroncini............................................................................ 9:00 a.m. Mass
WEDNESDAY: September 30th - St. Jerome, CD (d)
Damon Harrison............................................................................. 8:00 a.m. Mass
THURSDAY: October 1st - St. Remigius, BpC (sp)
✝ Mr. Grazio Compenelli................................................................. 8:00 a.m. Mass
FRIDAY: October 2nd - Holy Guardian Angels (dm)
MMM & Hardesty............................................................................ 6:00 p.m. Mass
SATURDAY: October 3rd - St. Theresa of the Child Jesus, V (d)
✝ James Kelly................................................................................ 9:00 a.m. Mass
SUNDAY: October 4th - 18th Sunday after Pentecost (sd)
Missa Pro Populo.......................................................................... 7:00 a.m. Mass
Sr. Virginia Maria........................................................................... 9:00 a.m. Mass

Sanctuary Lamp is burning for Libbie Wargo for her return to health requested by here sister Mary Ellen Petrilli

Confession Schedule
Friday    — 5:30 p.m. - 5:55 p.m
Saturday— 8:30 a.m. - 8:55 a.m
Sunday  — 6:30 a.m. - 6:55 a.m.
              — 8:10 a.m. - 8:55 a.m

Church Cleaning Schedule
Sept 27 — Melissa Bradshaw & Mary Drewes
Oct 4 — Katrina Skierka & Jess May
Oct 11 — Sarah Rollins Lauren Caggeso
Treat Schedule
Sept 27— Amy Lightner & Josie Lightner
Oct 4 — Melissa Bradshaw, Mary Drewes
Oct 11— Katrina Skierka & Jess May

Altar Boy Serving Schedule
Sept 27— 1st Mass: Anthony Caggeso & Michael Caggeso
                 2nd Mass: Killian Skierka & Brennan Skierka
Oct 4  —  1st Mass: Anthony Caggeso & Francis Caggeso
                2nd Mass: Oran Skierka & Kernan Skierka
Oct 11 — 1st Mass: Anthony Caggeso & Michael Caggeso
                2nd Mass: Gabriel Lightner& Dominic Skierkaka

Rosary Leader
Sept 27 —1st Mass: Tim Riley — 2nd Mass: Cole Lowder
Oct 4 —1st Mass: Brian Drewes — 2nd Mass: Cole Lowder
Oct 11 —1st Mass: Tim Riley — 2nd Mass: Cole Lowderr

Announcements.

Confessions: Priority should be given especially the last thirty minutes of confessions to those who drive a great distance, have little children, elderly and or are disabled. Those living in closer proximity please be here early; Confessions begin at 8:00 a.m. Of course, and I think that it goes without saying, that those who live in close proximity to the church, should come for confessions on Saturday morning if at all possible.

Mission Mass Information

New Mission Mass Schedule, starting Sunday, October 4: With two priests residing here at the Immaculate Heart of Mary, there will be a change in the Mission Mass schedule. This schedule is quasi-temporary, as it may and probably will be modified in the future till acceptable times are worked out. As of right now, the schedule is as follows:

Great Falls: (Black Eagle - Immaculate Heart of Mary)
Mass every Sunday and Holy Days
7:00 & 9:00 a.m.

Helena: (Holy Cross)
Mass every Sunday and Holy Days:
8:00 a.m.

Missoula: (East Missoula - Holy Shroud)
Mass 2nd & 4th Sundays of the month and Holy Days
12:30 p.m.

Billings: (Pompeys Pillar - St. Martin de Tours)
Mass 1st, 3rd & 5th Sundays of the month and Holy Days
3:00 p.m.

Lethbridge: (St. Theresa the Little Flower)
Mass 3rd Sunday of the month (when the border opens)
2:00 p.m.

Fr. Jenkins online instructions: wcbohio.blogspot.com.
Cemetery sprinklers: The daily time schedule for the cemetery sprinklers until the seed germinates: 5am, 10am, 2pm, and 6pm. Each zone will run for 20 minutes for a total of 1 hour and 40 minutes.

Announcements

Ongoing upkeep of Church: We are in need of constant upkeep in and around the church: We will need some volunteers organized who will be will to help out with this.
Confessions: Priority should be given especially the last thirty minutes of confessions to those who drive a great distance, have little children, elderly and or are disabled. Those living in closer proximity please be here early; Confessions begin at 8:00 a.m. Of course, and I think that it goes without saying, that those who live in close proximity to the church, should come for confessions on Saturday morning if at all possible.
6 Day Votive Light Candles: The price per candle is $2.50 each, $62 per case.
Live stream sermons: you can now watch one of the SSPV or CSPV priests offer Mass in Boynton Beach, Florida. It is live streamed every Sunday at 500pm (eastern) and then archived. The address for this is http://tiny.cc/ourladyofpeace
SSPV Sermons may be heard on You Tube channel wcbohio
Sanctuary Lamp: If you would like to have the Sanctuary Lamp burning for the repose of soul, anniversary or remembrances, and who requests it, the usual donation is $10. Fill out a request an return to Fr. Skierka
Fr. Jenkins online instructions: http://www.wcbohio.com/
Please Keep in your prayers: The deceased, ill and the injured and those that are in special need of prayers, particularly of our parish.

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MASS IS A SACRIFICE
by
Rev. H. E. Calnan, D.D

Finally it is a sacrificial offering, for it is effected by being destroyed, albeit mystic-ally, as was indeed necessary, since the Victim offered was present not in its own external appearances (which would have been necessary for visible destruction) but under the appearances of other things: the destruction being mystically manifested by the sacramental separation of Body from Blood under the separate "species" of bread and wine.
It is evident, also, that Our Lord was re-ferring here not to the later state of His Body and Blood on the Cross, but to their state as they existed at that moment, there in the Holy Eucharist. He says that the Body IS given, that the Blood IS shed, and that the CHALICE is poured out for men, as the New Testament for the remission of sins.
Nor does the verification of these words require actual shedding of the Blood in the Holy Eucharist. Actual shedding would be required if the Blood were present under its own appearances. But since here, by transubstantiation, the Victim offered is present under appearances belonging to other objects, it is sufficient that the shed-ding of the Blood be signified in some way compatible with these other objects. This we have in the fact that the Blood alone is indicated to the senses under the separate liquid species; and for the pur-poses of sacrificial significance this mysti-cal shedding is equivalent to the real. After all, it is Jesus Christ Himself who here declares that His Blood is shed. From first to last again, it is a description of the Mass, and a declaration of sacrifice.
Almost any other approach will lead to the same conclusion. For instance: true religion demands, as we have seen, exter-nal sacrifice, with its correlative priest-hood. But the New Testament has no priesthood save that of Christ; and the only Victim offered by Christ is Christ Himself. Somewhere in Christianity, then, there must be a sacrifice in which Christ is the Victim offered. But this is precisely what the Catholic Church declares the Mass to be, and there is nothing else in the wide world which begins to resemble such a sacrifice.
Again, the special characteristic of man-kind's Redemption by Christ is that the Sacrifice of the Cross is the source of all the blessings ever received by mankind throughout its history; that was the culminating point to which all other methods of worshipping God reached for-ward for their objective efficacy. Always, then, there has been the need of true sacrifices which, because they were true sacrifices, should have some reference —figuratively or by resemblance—to that unique and all-sufficient Sacrifice. In the Old Testament such sacrifices were nu-merous, keeping men mindful of the pro-mised Redemption; enabling men at all times to approach God through His Christ, the one Mediator. But if the Hope of Redemption had to be thus preserved by solemn worship, it is no less necessary now to maintain constant awareness of Redemption achieved, and unceasingly to present to God the Lamb slain from the beginning of the world. Now the New Testament has replaced shadows and figures by realities: the Sacrifice of the New Law, therefore, will have as its Victim not some type or figure of Christ but Christ Himself; and because this Sacrifice is fully representative and the perfect reproduction, it will be not many, but one. And there is nothing in the wide world which resembles such a sacrifice, except the Mass. Certainly, the Mass is the Sacrifice of the New Law.
Calvary, The Last Supper, and The Mass
We are now in a position to see the relationship of the Mass to the Sacrifice of the Cross. They are identically the same Sacrifice; the distinction between them being only in the manner of offering, Christ's Blood being visibly shed in the one, invisibly in the other. On the Cross, as at the Last Supper and in the Mass, the Victim offered is identically Christ Him-self; on the Cross in His own external appearances as Man, at the Last Supper and in the Mass under the appearances of bread and wine. On each occasion, too, this same Victim is offered by an external rite, in a visible manner.

 

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1. The question is, what exactly does it mean, to dress modestly?
2. What does the Catholic Church say on the matter?

On January 12, 1930, the sacred Congregation of the Council, by mandate of Pope Pius XI, has issued emphatic instructions on modesty of dress to all bishops, directing them to insist on these prescriptions:
"We recall that a dress cannot be called decent which is cut deeper than two fingers breadth under the pit of the throat, which does not cover the arms at least to the elbows, and scarcely reaches a bit beyond the knee. Furthermore, dresses of transparent material are improper.

Women must be decently dressed, especially when they go to church. The parish priest may, with due prudence, refuse them entrance to the church and access to the reception of the Sacraments, [each] and every time that they come to church immodestly dressed." (General Pastoral Directive, 1915 A.D.)

"Girls and women dressed immodestly are to be debarred from Holy Communion and from acting as sponsors at the Sacraments of Baptism and Confirmation; further, if the offense be extreme, they may even be forbidden to enter the church." [Decree of the Congregation of the Council, 1930 A.D.]