July 20 & 21, 2013
Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

The Ladies are invited to Sac City After Five's "Recipe For Life" supper on Monday
evening, July 22nd at 7 p.m., at First Christian Church. Our speaker is Colleen Keen, Monroe, Wisconsin. Colleen relates how she found freedom from abuse and life's burdens and came to know her true identity.  Colleen will also do our Special Feature on food and nutrition. Reservations are needed and must be honored if not cancelled. Call Marvel Stout 712-662-7558 or Mickie Quail 712-662-7953.

National NFP Awareness Week - JULY 21 - JULY 27, 2013
2013 theme: "Pro-woman, Pro-man, Pro-child"
"Celebrate and reverence God's vision of human sexuality."
Discover Natural Family Planning
The dates of Natural Family Planning Awareness Week highlight the anniversary of the papal encyclical
Humanae Vitae (July 25) which articulates Catholic beliefs about human sexuality, conjugal love and
responsible parenthood. The dates also mark the feast of Saints Joachim and Anne (July 26),
the parents of the Blessed Mother. For further information, contact

Join Us! @ Santa Maria Winery 218 6th St., Carroll, Iowa
Friday, July 26, 2013
Hors d'oeuvres 7:00 p.m. Speaker 7:30 p.m.
Free Admission, Please Call to Reserve A Seat
RSVP by July 19 to 712-792-2940
Keynote speaker will be Bobby Schindler, giving a presentation addressing euthanasia and the end of life
issues that the Culture of Death is pushing upon us across the USA. Please help spread the word - admission is free! Bishop Nickless and the Diocese of Sioux City are co-sponsoring this event.

There will be a mandatory class for ALL CCD teachers in the Cluster of St. Mary's, Sac City, St. Joseph, Wall Lake and Sacred Heart, Early on Saturday, August 24th at St. Mary's Parish Center in Sac City at 8:00 AM opening with Mass, paperwork and
closing Prayer will finish out the day at 5:30 PM.  Breakfast and lunch will be provided.  If you are a teacher or are thinking about becoming a teacher you MUST
attend this class.  This class will help anyone with teaching CCD.
If you have any questions contact Fr. McGuirk or Ann Pugh.

So many times we are like Martha, "anxious and worried about many things", we forget the most important thing-Jesus.  Learn how to make Jesus a part of your
marriage.  Sign up today to attend the next Worldwide Marriage Encounter
weekend in Ankeny October 18-20.  To register or from more information contact Roger and Marsha Luensmann at 563-927-4352. 
Visit for more information.


"He who does justice will live in the presence of the Lord"
Responsorial Psalm