American Martyrs and St. Patrick Catholic Church
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Welcome to
                 American Martyrs Catholic Church                          St. Patrick Catholic Church             
January 29, 2023
The Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time
Pope - His Holiness Pope Francis
Archbishop – The Most Reverend Charles C. Thompson
Administrator Rev. Santhosh Yohannan
American Martyrs:   Office: 262 West Cherry St. Scottsburg, In 47170-2013
St. Patrick:   PO Box # 273 Salem IN  47167
Parish Secretary – Tracy Winston
E-Mail        Website        Phone:  812-752-3693
              Mass Schedules for American Martyrs; Saturday & Tuesday at 5:00 pm. Sunday, Thursday & Friday at 8:30 am.             (No Masses Monday & Wednesday)
Mass Schedules for St. Patrick; Sunday at 10:30 am and Wednesday at 5:00 pm.
Reconciliation times for American Martyrs; Tuesday and Saturday at 4:00 – 4:40 pm.
Reconciliation times for Saint Patrick; Wednesday’s at 5:00 – 5:40 pm.
Adoration at American Martyrs; Tuesday’s at 4:00 – 4:40 pm.
Adoration at Saint Patrick; Wednesday’s at 4:00 pm.
Rosary at Saint Patrick; Wednesday at 4:30 pm & Sunday at 9:45 am.
Office Hours:  Monday-Wednesday 8:00 am-4:00 pm & Thursday 8:00 am – 2:00 pm.
Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults:   Contact American Martyrs Parish Office.
Baptisms & Marriages:   Both Parishes Contact American Martyrs Parish Office.
American Martyrs
                                                  Weekly Mass Schedule
           Saturday, January 28th at 5:00 PM Mass Intention is for: The People
Sunday, January 29th at 8:30 AM
Servers: Olivia Fugate & Isabelle Marcum
Mass Intention is for: Elizabeth Harmon
February Lector Schedule
Saturdays – Patricia Brock
Sundays – Cindy Light
February Eucharist Minister Schedule
Saturdays – Tina Cozart
Sundays – Doris Marcum
Counters in February
Linda Illingworth & Bev Schafer
*Father Sieg from Food for the Poor will be here on February 4th & 5th.*
Mass Intentions American Martyrs
Tuesday, Jan. 31st – Jim Cozart
Saturday Feb. 4th – Ronald & Monica Burns (Dean & Kathy Karmire)
Sunday, Feb. 5th – Robert & Imogene Karmire (Dean & Kathy Karmire)
Tuesday, Feb. 7th - Jim Cozart
Sunday, Feb. 12th – Fr. Don Buchanan (Joe & Fay Obergfell)
Tuesday, Feb. 14th – Jim Cozart 
Saturday, Feb 18th – Angie & Pete Grap (Sue Grap)
Sunday, Feb. 19th – Tom Oesterling (Joe & Fay Obergfell)
Tuesday, Feb. 21st - Jim Cozart
Saturday, Feb 25th – Bob Ligda (Don & Bea Boswell)
Sunday, Feb. 26th – Ronald & Monica Burns (Don & Bea Boswell)
Tuesday, Feb. 28th - Jim Cozart
SAINT Patrick
                                                     Weekly Mass Schedule
Sunday, January 29th at 10:30 AM Mass Intention is for: The People
Lector Schedule
February 5th – Betty Bowers
February 12th – Jane Zatonsky
February 19th – Coleen Alley
February 26th – Carolyn Saltsgaver
Eucharist Minister Schedule
February 5th – Joe Cannello
February 12th – Terry Thixton
February 19th – Gordon Emily
February 19th – Coleen Alley
February 26th – Jane Zatonsky
*Father Sieg from Food for the Poor will be here on February 4th & 5th.*
Mass Intentions Saint Patrick
Sunday, Feb. 5th – Brian Cannello (Mary Cannello)
Sunday, March 5th – Brian Cannello (Mary Cannello)
Some Thoughts On Today's Gospel
We have no portrait of you, Lord, but in the Beatitudes, you show us your interior landscape, the source of your joy. This is not a set of regulations, but a vision of where true happiness lies.
Jesus lived every one of the ‘blesseds’. As we list them, notice how he might have lived them himself. He was merciful, pure in heart (single-minded), a peacemaker. All the others find space in his life. We should note them as we read the gospel and in our prayers. Jesus knew each of the Beatitudes from the inside out. He knew just where the blessing and presence of God may be found.
The 4th Sunday in Ordinary Time
1st READING ZEPHANIAH 2:3; 3:12-13
(Seek the Lord)
The Lord is to be found among a people who are humble and lowly. Those who are humble seek after God. They shall find repose in Him.
(Bounty of the Lord)
“Blessed are the poor in spirit; the kingdom of heaven is theirs!”
(Boast in the Lord)
Contrary to worldly standards, God chooses those who are weak, lowborn and despised. To these God has given his own Son, Jesus, for sanctification and redemption.
(A New Teaching)
Jesus says that the poor in spirit, the sorrowing, those thirsting for holiness, the merciful, the peacemakers, and those who suffer for holiness’ sake are “blessed” - their reward awaits them in heaven.
Please come join us on Wednesday, March 1st for “All day Adoration” starting at 9:00 am at St Patrick’s and continuing through to 5:00 pm, followed by Mass. We have volunteers for every hour, so come whenever you can fit it into your schedule. We will be praying the Pro Life Rosary, Divine Mercy Chaplet, Silent prayer and Petition for changed minds and hearts especially for Planned Parenthood. Also CVS and Walgreens   now will be offering RU 486 which causes abortion, through their drive through.
The next American Martyrs Social Night will be on February 11th after Mass! We will be having lasagna, salad and garlic bread provided by the Willes Family. Bring a dish to share and stay for cards and other games!
Leah Covert with Make-A-Wish support is looking for some volunteers with a project for a playset for a child in Scottsburg.  If any of our SLP Clubs are interested in helping, we would appreciate your support as well! Thanks in advance!!
The Message from Leah……  My name is Leah Covert, and I am the Volunteer Engagement Specialist for Make-A-Wish in Indiana. We have a wish kid who lives in Scottsburg, IN, who wished for a play-set, and we’ve had a hard time finding volunteers to help us prepare the space for the play-set. The preparation is typically removing the grass, framing out a rectangle with timbers, and putting down mulch. We pay for all of the supplies but need help with the labor. Kiwanis Clubs around the state have been a ton of help on project wishes, so I wanted to reach out to see if you think your club would be able to help us with this wish. If you think it’s a possibility, please feel free to reach out via email or phone, 317-522-4081.  Thank you!