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WWW.SACREDHEARTCOLWICH.ORG  OFFICE@SACREDHEARTCOLWICH.ORG Phone Number: 316-796-1224  Emergency Number: 316-796-1224 x 9

311 S 5th St, P. O. Box 578  Colwich, KS 67030

Office Hours: M-Th 9 am - Noon and 1 pm - 3 pm | Fri 9 am - Noon

MASS TIMES CONFESSIONS

Weekend Weekdays Weekdays 15 Minutes before Mass

Saturday 4:30 PM M, T, Th & F 7:30 AM Saturdays 3:00 - 4:00 PM Sunday 8:00 AM & 10:00 AM Wednesdays 6:30 PM And by Appointment

OFFICE STAFF

Pastor Parish Life Coordinator

Fr. Eric Weldon frweldon@sacredheartcolwich.org Jillian Linnebur jlinnebur@sacredheartcolwich.org

Secretary Bookkeeper

Julie Bardon office@sacredheartcolwich.org Kathy Seltenreich bookkeeper@sacredheartcolwich.org

Eleventh Sunday of Ordinary Time - June 13, 2021

PRIMARY PARISH MINISTRIES

Altar Society President: Judy Seiler Holy Name Society President: Joe Hemmen CYM Advisor: Shelly Ewertz Prayer Line: Jana Linnebur

316-640-8435 judyseiler10@gmail.com 316-308-4517 316-253-2261 chrisewertz@bcglobal.net 316-796-1533 r7jfarm@att.net

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Tuesday June 6/15

K of C Council Meeting @ 6:30 pm - SHH Regnum Christi @ 7:00 pm - CYM Room Wednesday June 6/16

The Lord’s Diner - Group A Thursday June 6/17

Finance Council @ 7:00 pm - Marian Room Friday-Sunday June 6/18-20

Benedictine College Youth Conference Fr. Weldon Farewell Picnic

June 27th @ 5:00 pm Totus Tuus

July 18-24 - REGISTER ONLINE 21st Annual Midwest Catholic Family Conference

August 6th-8th

A HUGE “Thank You” to our many AMAZING volunteers who worked so hard to make last week a one of fun,

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“Go to Joseph” | August 6-8, 2021 | Registration Open Now In person conference! Friday night Visit our vendors for the

best selection of religious books and gifts and pick up your registration packet. Saturday/Sunday Stellar line up of speakers in Convention Hall; including Rev. Dennis McManus, Dr. Edward Sri, Kimberly Hahn, among many others!

Opportunities for Mass, Confession and Adoration of the Eucharist; Outdoor Eucharistic Procession; Children’s Program with limited capacity-register early! Watch our website for more information. Email with questions mwcatholicfamilyconference@gmail.com

Thoughts from Fr. Weldon

Ever Growing Tree of the Church

When we live our lives in the shade of the tree, that is the Church, many people, including Catholics, will tell us to be sensible, not to be so emotional, not to hold to antiquated ways of thinking. The want nothing antiquated but they love antiques. They buy furniture that has been “antiqued” with special dents, scrapes, chips, and faded paint. No one wants to grow old, but he / she loves being surrounded with old artifacts. Sentimental farmers keep 50 shovels used by their great-grandfather just in case one is needed. Sentiments can block an exit to the door and doors can shut out the light and even fresh air. Many grasp for identity and sure footing and then slip on steps they think they must climb because they can’t breathe under the weight of their own selfishness.

In God's activity for the kingdom, the "sickle" of sacrifice is also present, for the development of the kingdom does not occur without suffering. We offer the sacrifice of ourselves to God through Jesus Christ. (cf. 1 Pet 2:5). “In the moments of struggle and tribulation, when false goods (wealth and health) fill your way with obstacles, lift your apostolic heart: listen to Jesus as he speaks of the grain of mustard seed and of the leaven, and say to him: “Explain it to me.” (Escrivá the Way 695). When we stand for Christ—for the Truth—we may feel insignificant or small with a focus on inabilities or failures. We might even think of doing nothing. “What could I possibly do?” In this moment we call upon Christ. We are always courageous as we walk by faith and whether we are at home with him or away, we love him and want to please him. As we are here on earth, he has a plan; and that plan is to build the kingdom of God. The branches of the Church grow and bear fruit and become a dwelling for all. “New

Evangelization means: never being satisfied with the fact that from the grain of mustard see, the great tree of the Universal Church grew; never thinking that the fact that different birds may find place among its branches can suffice—rather, it means to dare, once again and with humility of the small grain, to leave up to God the when and how it will grow.” Benedict XVI the Church is old and ever new as the branches grow from the roots of Christ nurtured in the Spirit of Truth.

- Fr. Weldon

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Check out the Office of Marriage & Family Life webpage for a variety of classes to support & enrich all life has to offer.

(www.catholicdioceseofwichita.org/mfl)

• Nourish – House Calls, Every Tuesday and Thursday, 10 a.m.

• Are you over the age of 50 and would like to receive the Seasoned Servants Connections Newsletter?

• Child of My Heart - Miscarriage And Stillbirth Support Group

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As of June 7, 2021

Last Week Fiscal YTD Regular Giving $30,156.41 $879,445.33 Facilities Maint. $865.00 $57,524.00 Misc. Income $0.00 $26,098.50 Total Income $31,021.41 $963,067.83 Est. Expenses ($15,338.00) ($751,562.00) Surplus/(Deficit) $15,683.41 $211,505.83 Special Collections

Sharing with Parishes

(June - St. Margaret Mary) $403.00 $17,787.00

SILENT AUCTION #5

The most recent silent auction item

is a striking

Pure Heart of St. Joseph Stained Glass Window!

Bids will close at noon on Mon, July 9th

Funds raised go towards the continual upkeep of our facility &

purchase of items towards its beautification.

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To get updates for our weekly meet-ups over the summer please call or text Jennifer Werth at 316-737-8391.

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Please return your baby bottle to the church on Father's Day Weekend, June 19-20. This funds the educational activities of Kansans for Life.

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www.slcwichita.org or call 316-744-0167 • Unbound

Reflection Evening, Thursdays, June 17th @ 7pm Prayer Sessions, Thursday, July 1st & all 1st Thursdays Freedom in Christ Retreat, July 23-25

This Old Spouse - Friday, June 18th

Seven Sisters Apostolate—Retreat Day - Saturday, June 19th 9am-3pm • Catholic in Recovery Healing Retreat, July 30th-August 1st

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June 19 at the Spiritual Life Center

The Seven Sisters Apostolate is a call to strengthen the Church by ensuring that a Holy Hour is prayed each day of the week for the sole intention of a priest or bishop.

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Altar

Servers Extraordinary Minister Bearers Gift Lector Ministry Music Sacristan Usher Saturday,

June 19th 4:30 pm

Hannah Glasscock

Kynlee Sampson Sam Mertes Monte & Joyce Schreiner Liz Charles David Charles Ron Jackson Jaclyn Walker

Bill Quaney Mike Kraus Fred Lies Mark Quaney Sunday, June 20th 8:00 am Anthony Jackson

Ian Jackson Scott Carter Jeff & Lisa Kraus Bob Lies Jena Roth Ron Jackson Karla Neville

Alvin Neville Tyler Mies Jim Voegeli David Faber Sunday, June 20th 10:00 am John Spexarth Hannah Spexarth

Henry Corrigan Ann Spexarth

Leonard &

Sherry Konda Sarah Olsen David Charles Ron Jackson Mike & Julee Freese

Mark Spexarth Kurt Reichenberger Austin Long Bryan Guy Servers, please remember to lead the rosary starting 20 minutes before Mass is to begin.

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Monday, June 14, 2021 8:00 am - †Living & Deceased

Members of the St. Anne Rosary & Altar Society Tuesday, June 15, 2021 8:00 am - †Alec Hein Wednesday, June 16, 2021 8:00 am - †Millie Schwartz Thursday, June 17, 2021 8:00 am - †Carl Ewertz Friday, June 18, 2021 8:00 am - †Erwin Weninger Saturday, June 19, 2021 St. Romuald 4:30 pm - †Laura Seiler Sunday, June 20, 2021 8:00 am - †Lawrence Blasi 10:00 am - People of the Parish

Weekday Servers

June 14th - 18th June 21st - 25th

Aleaha Leighton & Brennan Leighton Austin Baalmann & Emmaree Baalmann

Vocations Statue

June 12/13 Donna Lies

June 19/20 Kim & Kari Kimbro

Family Prayer Candle

June 12/13 Jordan Meyer Family June 19/20 Jay Sigg Family

Adoration Help Needed!

OPEN HOUR: Mondays @ 1 am

June Money Counter Schedule

Jolene Spexarth Mary Belton Pat Strunk

Ministry Schedule

unavailable are due the

15th of each month.

June Mowing Schedule

Group 5 Group 6 Donnie Seltenreich Joe Hemmen

Fr. Weldon Farewell Picnic

Sunday, June 27th at 5:00 pm

Burgers, Hotdogs, Chips & Drinks

will be provided

Last Names A-L please bring a side dish Last Names M-Z please bring a dessert

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Congratulations to

Michael & Kylee

(Lane) Post

Who were married at

St. Mark’s on

June 5, 2021

St. Germaine Cousin

1579-1601 | Feast: June 14

Patron: The disabled, the physical unattractive, and victims of abuse

Reflection: Germaine never put much stock in what people thought of her. She was rejected by her family and neighbors for most of her life, but she spent far more time listening to God than she did to gossip. Do I care what other people think of me more than what God thinks? Whose voices do I listen to most? Do they deserve my trust?

St. Maria Guadalupe Garcia Zavala

April 27, 1978—June 24, 1963 | Feast: June 18 Patron: Nurses

Reflection: Madre Lupita was courageous and bold with the love she showed in her hospitals, caring even for those who were persecuting Catholics. She truly lived Jesus’ command to lover her enemies (see Lk 6:35). In what ways can I be loving toward those I find difficult and hope for their good?

(source: Caelo et in Terra)

Sacred Heart Prayer List

The Sick of the Parish

Jennifer Baalmann Ed Harvey Our Couples Preparing for Marriage

Nate Omoarebun & Dominique Thibault August 14, 2021

Wayne Clutter & Maggie Hieger Aug. 28, 2021 at St. Catherine’s Cooper Tade & Hannah Hulett September 18, 2021

Chase Kear & Stephanie Dalton October 2, 2021 Cameron Paasch & Bridget Bergkamp October 16, 2021 Derek Wagoner & Haley Stickel October 30, 2021 RJ Biby & Grace Buessing December 31, 2021 Pat Strathman & Cara Lohkamp July 9, 2022 Mark Quaney & Kassidy Watkins October 8, 2022

Our Military Personnel SrA Lauren Simon, Daughter of Kelly & Angie Simon SSgt Jesse Kraus, Son of Pat & Lori Kraus

Sgt Chad Mertes, Son of Sam & Mark Mertes

MSgt Rochelle Palmer, Daughter of Robert & Sharon Scroggins TSgt Gabe Palmer, Son-In-Law of Robert & Sharon Scroggins SSgt Kaleb Gage, Son of Kerry & Chris Gage

SMSgt Lynn Lefebvre, Son of Philip & Clara Lefebvre LCpl Job Thompson, Son-in-Law of Jeff & Jennifer McKenzie

Please remember the homebound in your prayers.

St. Jeanne Jugan, Pray for Us!

Kathryn Ewertz Paul Spexarth Millie Seiler Almeda Seiler Pat Childs Mary Ann Weber LaVina Keiter Michael & Bernice Proctor

Our Expectant Parents

Kassie & Austin Long Kim & Jay Sigg Taryn & Travis Burton Anne & Mark Corrigan

A Tender Shoot

Ez 17: 22-24 / 2 Cor 5:6-10 / Mk 4:26-34

Today’s first reading offers a beautiful image of tearing off “a tender shoot” from a cedar tree and planting it on a high mountain. Most of us are quite familiar with the cedar tree — it’s unique aroma and the supple nature of its young branches. Let’s apply this image to our own discipleship. A tender shoot, torn off a more mature branch, can be planted straight into the ground. This little shoot–like you and I–may have been com-fortable where it was, but it has been called to another task. It is young, but it has a powerful life force within it. This shoot has been carefully selected and planted with great purpose. Like this little branch, you and I are sometimes thrust into po-sitions that we didn’t choose; but we always have the ability to choose how we respond. FIAT means recognizing the life force within us and trusting God to use us as He sees fit.

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