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1 Corpus Christi Catholic Parish A Parish in the Diocese of Colorado Springs 2318 N. Cascade Avenue, Colorado Springs, Colorado Phone: (719) Fax: (719) Website: Parochial Admin.: Rev. Frank Quezada x11 Deacon: Dave Illingworth Deacon: Rudy Gonzales Deacon: Kevin Rishavy c/o

2 Daily Confessions Tues Fri from 5:00pm to 5:25pm Weekend Confessions Saturday from 3:00pm 4:45pm & Sunday from 5:00pm 5:45pm Monday, March 4 5:30pm No Mass Tuesday, March 5 5:30pm Emily Nasi By Rollins family Wednesday, March 6 Ash Wednesday 6:30am Mass with Distribution of Ashes Andrea Miller By her family 8:15am Mass with distribution of Ashes Josephine McMillan By John & Pat Ciuba 12:00pm Liturgy of the Word with Distribution of Ashes 6:00pm Mass with Distribution of Ashes Daniel Alire+ By Albert Alire Thursday, March 7 5:30pm Friday, March 8 8:00am No Mass 5:30pm Saturday, March 9 5:00pm Joseph Ambuul family By Marge Knight Dolores Spitzer+ By Spitzer family Edith Odrobina+ By Steve Odrobina Sunday, March 10 7:30am Phyllis Smith By Don & Earline Crochet 9:00am Deceased members of the Ciuba family By John & Pat Ciuba 11:00am Bob Baker+ By Pat Ernster 6:00pm Dick Ernster+ By Pat Ernster Parish Office Website: Hours: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday - Friday Closed 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm daily Accounting/Admin. Asst. Betsy Ruiz ext. 13 Religious Ed Director, Gary Niemerg ext. 15 Please visit our Religious Education Blog at: Business Manager, Michael J. Novak ext. 16 Music Director, Dr. Sharon M. Hershey, OCDS ext. 17 Accountant, Mari Rollins ext. 21 Executive Assistant, Laney Hill ext. 23 Youth Minister, Maria Poston Corpus Christi Catholic School Phone: Principal ext. 101 Anneliese Degenhart Director of Admissions ext. 115 Veronica Frias Associate Music Director & Youth Music Ministry Dr. Eliana Ellis Daily Readings can also be found (as well as audio version) on READINGS FOR THE WEEK Monday: Sir 17:20-24; Ps 32:1-2, 5-7; Mk 10:17-27 Tuesday: Sir 35:1-12; Ps 50:5-8, 14, 23; Mk 10:28-31 Wednesday: Jl 2:12-18; Ps 51:3-6ab, 12-14, 17; 2 Cor 5: :2; Mt 6:1-6, Thursday: Dt 30:15-20; Ps 1:1-4, 6; Lk 9:22-25 Friday: Is 58:1-9a; Ps 51:3-6ab, 18-19; Mt 9:14-15 Saturday: Is 58:9b-14; Ps 86:1-6; Lk 5:27-32 Sunday: Dt 26:4-10; Ps 91:1-2, 10-15; Rom 10:8-13; Lk 4:1-13

3 March 3, Eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time A good tree does not bear rotten fruit, nor does a rotten tree bear good fruit. (Luke 6:43) Are you using your God-given gifts in the way God intended? Do you compare yourself to others and complain about what you don t have instead of being thankful for what you do have? God gives each of us unique gifts and a unique plan. Listen to how God is calling you to use your gifts, to bear good fruit, for the glory of His name. YOUR STEWARDSHIP OF TITHE FEB Collection: $ 7, Online Giving: $ 10, Total: $18, FEB Collection: $11, Online Giving: $ 2, Total: $14, All are invited to a Lenten Retreat Deacon Rudy Gonzales will be the presenter on March 11, at 10:30am to 2:00pm. Please brown bag your lunch and/or snacks to share. There will be coffee, tea and lemonade. Please RSVP by March 6 to Jerry Weiss at or Upcoming 2019 Diocesan Respect Life Masses in March and April March 8 at 3:00pm - Vietnamese Holy Martyrs, COS March 15 at 8:30am -St. Francis of Assisi, Castle Rock March 22 at 8:00am St. Paul, COS March 29 at 8:00am - St. Dominic, Security The Office of Child and Youth Protection in the Diocese of Colorado Springs has been working with parishes and schools in their efforts to keep our children and youth safe. As you may know, any adult who will be working with minors including clergy, employees and volunteers must receive safe environment training and successfully pass a criminal background investigation. Each year, an update training must be done and every five years, a new criminal background investigation must be run. The Parish Safe Environment Coordinators have done marvelous work in tracking all of this information and ensuring that everyone is up to date in these requirements. Recently, the diocese has centralized this effort by using a platform run by the diocesan insurer, the Catholic Mutual Group, called CMG Connect. If you are a current volunteer who works with children and youth, you may receive s from CMG Connect or future requests from Nichole Munoz who is the Parish Safe Environment Coordinator for Corpus Christi instructing you to go on to CMG Connect to complete update training or for a new background check. New volunteers who work with children and youth will be given instructions on how to create a new account and sign up for foundational training and complete a background check. Please contact Nichole Munoz if you have questions or concerns at , EX:114 or

4 Prayer Network We are members of Corpus Christi who pray every evening for those intentions received weekdays between 9am and 4pm. (Only emergency requests are accepted on weekends.) We can be reached by ing Judy at We would also like to invite anyone interested in becoming a member of the Prayer Network to please contact me at the above number or . To add a loved one s name for whom prayers are being asked in the bulletin, call x10 or If your loved one has recovered please call the office to remove their name from the prayer list. Bill Fox Jim Mc Daniels Kathleen Fox Liam Fox Elliot Fox Lucia Archuleta John Siran Andrea Miller Laura Thomas Pat Ernster Lilias Milne Miriam Hillbert Jevan Ellis Mike Fancher Jeanne Rodriguez Lorraine Rorick Pre-Plan Your Funeral Remember you may schedule time to sit with Deacon Rudy Gonzales if you have any questions about pre-planning your Funeral arrangements for yourself or a loved one. He has a wealth of knowledge, and can give you options to keep costs within your budget, and save you time in your hour of grief making decisions prior to your loss. He can also help you to plan your Service or Mass of Christian Burial, by picking out readings, music etc. in advance and answer questions that you may have. Please contact Deacon Rudy at to set an appointment, or with any questions.

5 Lent 2019 at Corpus Christi Catholic Church Sacrament of Penance Tuesday thru Friday at 5:00pm Ash Wednesday March 6 Mass with distribution of Ashes at 6:30am, 8:15am & 6:00pm Liturgy of the Word with Distribution of Ashes at noon Stations of the Cross Friday March 8, 15, 22, 29, 5, 12 immediately following 5:30pm Mass Fish Fry hosted by Knights of Columbus immediately following Stations of the Cross in the Parish Hall on Friday, March 8 & April 12 at 6:30pm Soup Suppers immediately following Stations of the Cross in the Parish Hall Friday, March 15, 22, 29 & April 5 at 6:30pm Living Stations of the Cross presented by Corpus Christi School's 7th Grade


7 Corpus Christi Parish would like to continue to offer Sunday EXPOSITION OF THE BLESSED SACRAMENT after the 11am Mass. There must be Adorers in the Church with Jesus at every moment as prescribed in the Rite appropriate to Exposition/Adoration. Please sign up if you can commit each week; or once a month. Sunday Exposition/Adoration will resume once we have commitments from at least 2 people each hour. Contact the parish office at x10 or Thank you! 12:30pm to 1:00pm 1:00pm to 1:30pm 1:30pm to 2:00pm 2:00pm to 2:30pm 2:30pm to 3:00pm 3:00pm to 3:30pm 3:30pm to 4:00pm 4:00pm to 4:30pm 4:30pm to 5:00pm on-call substitute: Name Phone