Recent Bulletin - Ascension Catholic Church

TWENTY – NINTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
OCTOBER 18TH & 19TH
Ascension Catholic
Church
802 Pine St.
Bastrop, TX 78602
www.ascensionbastrop.com
Parish Staff/Empleados de la Parroquia
Reverend Ramiro Tarazona
pastor@ascen.org
Bill Hobby: Deacon
bill-hobby@austindiocese.org
Sherry Armstrong: Bus. Admin.
sarmstrong@ascen.org
Deborah Esquivel: D.R.E.
desquivel@ascen.org
Tessy Dorantes: RCIA
tmdorantes@hotmail.com
Debi Goode: Director of Liturgy
dgoode50@austin.rr.com
Kathy Venzon: Bookkeeper
kvenzon@ascen.org
Steve Urrutia: Maintenance
surrutia@ascen.org
Sue Tellez: Secretary
mainoffice@ascen.org
Priscilla Ruiz- Youth Minister
p_ruiz@ascen.org
Mailing Address:
905 Water Street
Bastrop, TX 78602
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Wednesday 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Office: 512-321-3552
Fax: 512-332-0404
Parish offices are located in the Religious Education Bldg.
Church Related Emergencies Contact
Father Ramiro (512)549-3709 or Deacon Bill Hobby (512)626-6785
Father Ramiro is off on Mondays unless there is a funeral
Stewardship of Treasure ~ October 11th & 12th
This Week
YTD
Regular Collection:
$7,077.43
$330,844.57
Operating Expenses:
$7,278.59
$289,164.28
Children’s Collection:
$0.00
$ 2,933.89
Youth Mass:
$0.00
$
609.92
Building Fund:
$127.00
$ 13,167.42
Thank you for your faithful Stewardship of our Parish and for
your generous donations.
2014 Fall Festival Report will be published in the next couple
of weeks. Thank you again for all your support!
SACRAMENTS/SACRAMENTOS
BAPTISMS:
Please call the office (512)321-3552
MARRIAGE:
Contact Father Ramiro or Deacon Bill Hobby
It is respectfully requested that a wedding date or a facility not be
booked until you have met with the priest or deacon.
RECONCILIATION:
Saturdays 3:30-4:45 p.m.
ANOINTING OF THE SICK:
On request
BAUTISMO:
MATRIMONIO:
Favor de contactar la oficina (512)321-3552
Favor de contactar al Padre Ramiro o diacono
Se le pide respetuosamente que no establezca una fecha de boda o
reserve una instalación hasta que haiga hablado con el sacerdote o
diácono
RECONCILIACIÓN:
UNCIÓN A LOS ENFERMOS:
Sábados 3:30-4:45 p.m.
Por petición
MASS INTENTIONS & DAILY READINGS
Saturday, October 18th
2 Tm 4:10-17b/Lk 10:1-9 (661)
5:00 P.M.
†Mauricio Euthaquio Perez
Sunday, October 19th
Is 45:1, 4-6/1 Thes 1:1-5b/Mt 22:15-21 (145)
8:00 A.M.
Peter Nguyen
10:00 A.M.
Joseph Phung
12:00 A.M. (Spanish)
†Felipe Lopez
5:00 P.M.: (Youth)
Youth of Ascension Parish
Monday, October 20th
Eph 2:1-10/Lk 12:13-21 (473)
7:30 A.M.
Communion Service
Tuesday, October 21st
Eph 2:12-22/Lk 12:35-38 (474)
7:30 A.M.
Personal Intention
Wednesday, October 22nd
Eph 3:2-12/Lk 12:39-48 (475)
7:30 A.M.
†Ricarda Cervantez
Thursday, October 23rd
Eph 3:14-21/Lk 12:49-53 (476)
7:30 A.M.
†Ricarda Cervantez
Friday, October 24th
Eph 4:1-6/Lk 12:54-59 (477)
7:30 A.M.
George Robertson
Saturday, October 25th
Eph 4:7-16/Lk 13:1-9 (478)
5:00 P.M.
†Mauricio Euthaquio Perez
Sunday, October 26th
Ex 22:20-26/1 Thes 1:5c-10/Mt 22:34-40 (148)
8:00 A.M.
†Elvira Betancourt
10:00 A.M.
†Rosalina Cordero
12:00 P.M. (Spanish)
†Inez Lemus & †Ramon Garcia
Rosary prayer after each weekday Mass or Communion ServiceIntercession for priests and Divine Mercy.
In Memory of Michael Joseph Santasieri
From Donato and Delia Santasieri
If you would like to donate the flowers on the altar call:
Rita Dickman (512)308-1712. Cost is $40
Si desea donar las flores en el altar llama a:
Dora Castañeda (512)308-0701 Costo $40
Meetings and Gatherings
Ministry Volunteers Directory
Altar Servers: Nicole Herring
nmaswh@gmail.com
Altar Society: Rita Dickman
rita8285@msn.com
Baptism: Rita Dickman
rita82853@msn.com
Casitas: Virgil Almogabar
chapulin0290@gmail.com
Choir: Raymond Tatum
rjtatum@gmail.com
Evangelization: Karen Shirk
shadowkjc@earthlink.net
Extraordinary Ministers: Karen Pinard
k_pinard@yahoo.com
Finance Council Chair: Reid Sharp
Guadalupanas: Maria Silva
lola78617@gmail.com
Hispanic Ministry: Robert & Aida Casillas
(512)581-7336
Knights of Columbus: Chet Dombrowski
cdomjr@austin.rr.com
KOCA: Janice Thaman
janicethaman@msn.com
Lectors (English): Debi Goode
dgoode50@austin.rr.com
Lectors (Spanish): Oswaldo Toj
guattoj@yahoo.com
Men’s Fellowship: Mac McCracken
jan_mac22@yahoo.com
Nursing Homes (weekdays only) Maria
Barbato mbarbato2@austin.rr.com
Pastoral Council Chair: Tessy Dorantes
Prison Ministry: Karen Pinard
k_pinard@yahoo.com
Sacristans: Generosa Lowden
(512)321-3552
Sandwich Ministry: Mac McCracken
jan_mac22@yahoo.com
Spanish Choir: Aida Cisneros
Women’s Fellowship:Ginger Morris
gmorris19@austin.rr.com
Ushers: Jose Gonzalez
512-321-3552
Pro Life: Charles Elliott
aggieczechman@gmail.com
Sunday, October 19th
8:30 a.m.:
2nd yr FC, Sacramental English
8:30 a.m.:
RCIA- English
8:45 a.m.:
K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th & 5th
5:00 p.m.:
Youth Mass
Monday, October 20th
7:30 a.m.:
7:00 p.m.:
Communion Service
Epic – Parish Hall
Tuesday, October 21st
10:00 a.m.:
Epic – Meeting Room
6:30 p.m.:
Taller de oración y vida – Parish Hall
6:30 p.m.:
Liturgical Committee – Mtg Room
7:00 p.m.:
Women’s Fellowship – Room104
7:00 p.m.:
Men’s Fellowship – Room 103
Wednesday, October 22nd
10:30 a.m.:
50 Plus Bingo
4:30 p.m.:
K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th & 5th
6:30 p.m.:
Sacramental Preparation - Spanish
6:30 p.m.:
RCIA- Spanish
Thursday, October 23rd
7:00 p.m.:
CERS-Meeting Room
7:00 p.m.:
Cursos Biblicos CERS- Room 204
7:00 p.m.:
Lector Training - English
Friday, October 24th
7:00 p.m.:
Grupo de Oración Carismática
Saturday, October 25th
AFAS Turkey Dinner after each Mass-Hall
3:30 p.m.:
Confessions
Holy Hour- Hora Santa
7:00 p.m.
Last Thursday of month – English
Primer jueves del mes - Español
Note from Father Ramiro/
Nota del Padre Ramiro
I would like to express my sincere appreciation to all of you who
joined us during the fall festival. It was my pleasure to be able to
put a smile on your face. I was extremely delighted to see so many
of you together spending time and sharing laughter with your family
and friends. I would like to show appreciation to members of my
festival team who have sacrificed many hours to put this event
together and my special thanks to all volunteers who have helped in
realizing such a wonderful event and the Knights of Columbus. In
addition, we are grateful to our major sponsors:
1.
2.
3.
4.
Plumbers and pipe fitters Local 286 Austin Texas
Dr. Sammy and Lisa Lerma
Reid Sharp and First National Bank Bastrop
Frank Rainosek Re-Max Bastrop
Every single thing done at this festival is done by a volunteer and
we are so proud of this accomplishment. Thank you for all you do:
selling tickets, setting up tents, preparing the meals: BBQ, Mexican
food, burgers, Aguas Frescas, the delicious cakes and the others
booths; sponsors for live and silence auctions and Bingo. I want to
thank Lolo who worked tirelessly to make this festival such a great
event, Sherry who coordinated the Auctions, Steve Venzon selling
tickets every weekend, Sue and Deborah who worked with the
advertisements and the rest of my staff members. May God bless
you.
Please pray
for....
THE SICK
*Eddie Falcon Sr.
*Rosario Reyes
*Esmeralda Serna
*Leroy Lott
*Valentine Okura
*Travis Berdoll
*Nova Leigth
*Ann Pease
*Samuel Flores
*Rosario Ramos
*Cynthia Allen
*Paul McGrath
*Tomas Silva
*Harper Waldrip
*Byron Appelt
*Collin Camp
*Lena Griggs
* Diane & Juan Rodriguez
*Sandra Lopez Gilliland *Pete & Lupita Vigil
*Kevin Moore
*John & Elaine Weiss
*Frances Moore *Irma Vasquez *Sylvia
Trujillo *Dennis Platt
*Bertha Flores
*Candelaria Granados *Emily Kaminski
*Lydia Peña
*Dolores Harmon
*Nazaria Rodriguez Reyes *Julia Tucker
*Shirley Wilhelm
* Joann McCoy
*Patricia Barnes
*Bernell Sample
*Victoria, Chase & Christian Jory
*David & Sara Barkley
OUR SERVICE MEMBERS




Christopher Venzon
Matthew Simon
Christopher Cioffi
Fernando Mondragon
*Daniel Carbajal
*John Huerta
* Juan Lopez
THE REPOSE OF THE SOULS OF LOVED
ONES
Especially those recently called home to our
Savior
Quiero expresar mis más sinceros agradecimientos a todos ustedes
quienes se unieron durante este festival de Otoño. Es un placer
poder ver una sonrisa en la cara de todos cuando ponemos nuestro
esfuerzo para trabajar juntos como comunidad. Estoy muy
profundamente satisfecho al verlos a todos ustedes disfrutando y
compartiendo su tiempo con sus familias y amigos. Quiero
compartir también mis agradecimientos al grupo de planeación de
este festival, quienes sacrificaron muchas horas de trabajo y poder
trabajar unidos para que este evento se realizara con mucho éxito. Y
también a las personas y junto con los Caballeros de Colon quienes
voluntariamente ayudaron a planear y organizar este evento. Por
otro lado, agradecimiento especial a nuestros patrocinadores:
1. Plumbers and pipe fitters Local 286 Austin Texas
2. Dr. Sammy y Lisa Lerma
3. Reid Sharp and First National Bank Bastrop
4. Frank Rainosek Re-Max Bastrop
Cada donación o trabajo individual o grupal ha sido realizado de
parte de todos ustedes y hemos alcanzado un buen éxito en este
festival. Muchas gracias a todos ustedes por todo lo que hicieron en:
la venta de la rifa del carro, la organización de las carpas, la
preparación de las comidas: BBQ, la comida mexicana, las
hamburguesas, las aguas frescas, los deliciosos postres, y los demás
puestos de ventas; los patrocinadores o personas quienes hicieron
sus donaciones para las subastas. Agradecimiento en especial a Lolo
quien trabajó
incasablemente para que este evento fuera
sensacional, Sherry quien coordinó las subastas, Steven Venzon
vendiendo los boletos de la rifa cada fin de semana, Sue y Deborah
quienes organizaron los anuncios y publicidad del festival y el resto
de mis trabajadores de la oficina. Mil gracias a todos ustedes y que
Dios le bendiga.
OCTOBER 18TH & 19TH
TWENTY – NINTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
Parish News
Religious Education
One more chance to attend an EIM Refresher and Basic workshop
here at Ascension!
Ascension will host a Refresher Workshop on Thursday, November
6th, from 6:30pm-7:30pm and a Basic workshop on Saturday,
November 1st from 9:00am to 12:00noon
All registrants should register online prior to attending the
sessions. To register online through the Austin Diocese website go
to:
austindiocese.org
at the top click on Quick links
then: eAppsDB
Once you are login in you will click on Sign Up for a Workshop
and select Basic or Refresher
select Site Location as Bastrop
review the class date and time and click on Sign up
you may need to complete a Code of Ethics form, once
completed you Save the form
and you are registered!
If you have any problems registering or do not have access to a
computer, you may call the office.
RISE UP Youth Ministry
Choir practice will Saturdays from 6:30 to 7:45 p.m.
We NEED more voices please!
The youth will accept cases of water and/or food/money
donations for the program.
DCYC - BEHOLD! (Diocesan Catholic Youth
Conference) January 16-18, 2015 Waco, TX
60 student spaces available! 9th thru 12th Grade Youth, Preregister during RE class!
Saving only $1 per day from now until conference will secure bus
ride, hotel, conference fee, meals, and t-shirt
CURSOS BIBLICOS -CERS
Iniciaran el 23 de Octubre a las 7:00 p.m. en el edificio de
educación religiosa. Para registrarse o más información:
Monica Gonzalez (512)914-6390
Fransisca Ramirez (512)844-2340
CLERICAL ENDOWMENT FUND DRIVE
After Each of the Sunday Masses
October 25 & 26, 2014
Clerical Endowment Fund (C.E.F) Enrollment Cards are available
for a donation of $2.00 or $5.00. Perpetual Certificates are also
available. Contributors to the fund and all persons enrolled share in
the Spiritual Benefits. Proceeds from these donations are used to
help educate Seminarians for the Dioceses of Austin. The Fund
is also used to make low interest loans to Parishes for their
building programs. The Clerical Endowment Fund has been
in existence for over 60 years in the Austin Diocese, it is one
of the special projects of the Austin Diocesan Council of
Catholic Women (DCCW).
Pro-Life Corner
“The credibility of a healthcare system is not measured solely
by efficiency, but above all by the attention and love given to
the person, whose life is always sacred and inviolable.” —
Pope Francis
“La credibilidad de un sistema sanitario no se mide sólo por la
eficiencia, sino sobre todo por la atención y el amor hacia las
personas, cuya vida siempre es sagrada e inviolable”. — Papa
Francisco
EPIC: A JOURNEY THROUGH CHURCH HISTORY
This week’s topic: Come learn about the rise of Mohammad
and the Muslim invasion. Includes the roots of Islam and how it
still affects our world today.
For more information call Karen Shirk (512)321-4311 or
shadowkjc@earthlink.net
HELP!
Need teams for a Christian Fellowship Kickball Tournament in
Rockne on Nov. 1st . The World Youth Day fundraising
committee is organizing this event to help raise money to send
a group of young people to Krakow, Poland to attend World
Youth Day. Please help this group of young people by putting
together a team and participating in this fun tournament. The
team size should be 10 – 15 people with an equal number of
male and female players. The entry fee for each team is
$150.00.
For more information contact Kathy @
kvenzon@ascen.com (512)629-7984 or Andy (512)577-8529
BAPTISM CLASSES
Class will be held this Sunday October 19th at 1:30 p.m.
Must have registered prior to attending.
ANNUAL TURKEY DINNER
Altar Society will host their annual turkey dinner fundraiser on
October 25th & 26th after each Mass.
Parish clean up and planting day on Nov 1 Sat from 7:30a.m.
till noon. Beautify our Parish and meet others. All are invitedfamilies and children. Brings gloves and any hand tools you
might use.
Let’s really enhance our Church grounds this fall and winter.
Limpieza y sembrar en la parroquia el 1 de noviembre de 7:30
a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Embellece nuestra parroquia y conoce a otras
personas al mismo tiempo. Todos son cordialmente invitados
familias y niños. Trae guantes y tus herramientas de mano.
Hay que mejorar los jardines de la iglesia este otoño y invierno.
FIRST VICTORIA BANK
Kim K. Madere
Assistant Vice President
Banking Center
208 Highway 71 West
Bastrop, TX 78602 (512) 332-0145
William M. “Willie” Piña
BASTROP COUNTY COMMISSIONER
PRECINCT 1
804 PECAN STREET
BASTROP, TX 78602
william.pina@co.bastrop.tx.us
OFFICE: 512-581-4001
DIRECT: 512-332-7295
www.co.bastrop.tx.us
Eloisa Ontiveros
FRONTIER BANK OF TEXAS
Licenciada en Derecho
BASTROP & ELGIN
809 Nueces
Austin, Texas 78701
Office: (512) 322-9866
Todo tipo de casos criminales, inmigración,
casos de divorcios y manutención, y lesiones
personales, incluyendo accidentes
automovilísticos.
MEMBER FDIC
Wanda Rucker, V.P. and bank manager
1500 Chestnut Street
Bastrop, TX 78602
512-303-6000
Lisa D. Patterson
Attorney At Law
489 Highway 71 West, Suite 202
Bastrop, Texas 78602
Telephone (512) 772-3605
lisap@pattersonlawtx.com
Fax: (512) 772-3632
www.pattersonlawtx.com
STATE FARM
815 HWY 71 WEST
LORI TUGGLE, AGENT
512-581-3939
www.lorituggleagency.com
JAMES ALLEN, AGENT
512-581-3535
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LADIES OF CHARITY
Of Bastrop
THRIFT STORE
1202 Pine St.
512-321-9819
Monday 9-12:30
Friday 9-12:30
Sammy Lerma III, MD
Martha Pola-Strowd, NP
Wednesday 9-5
Saturday 9-12:30
VOLUNTEERS/MEMBERS ARE
NEEDED to work at the store, at
nursing homes and with Meals on
Wheels.
DONATIONS ARE NEEDED of
clothing, small furniture and other
household items in good condition.
Ladies of Charity of Bastrop help
referred clients with utilities,
prescriptions, clothes and household
goods. Referrals of Bastrop
County residents accepted from all
Social services, churches, schools and
doctors.
Family Medicine
Serving Texas Families for over 17 years
Downtown Bastrop 1109 Church St.
(512) 321-3311
Accepting same day appointments for
children and adults
Discount for those non-insured.
Medically supervised weight loss with
personal care and attention
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Bastrop County’s Bank…Since 1889
Member FDIC
489 HWY 71 West
Bastrop, TX 78602
512-321-2561
www.fnbbastrop.com
Please patronize our advertisers and let them know
you found them through our Sunday bulletin.