Saturday, March 14, 2015

Bulletin 247

SAINT AGNES CATHEDRAL 533 South Jefferson Springfield, MO 65806


CELEBRANT: Father Jeffery Fasching

March 15th, 2015

Fourth Sunday of Lent (Laetare Sunday)

Epistle: Gal 4: 22-31
Gospel: Jn. 6: 1-15

Mon 16-- No Latin Mass
Tue 17 Feria of Lent
Wed 18 Feria of Lent
Thu 19 Saint Joseph, Spouse of the Blessed Virgin Mary
Fri 20 Feria of Lent

Stations of the Cross will be prayed after Mass on Fridays during Lent.

On each of the Fridays of Lent, a plenary indulgence is granted to the faithful who, after Communion, recite the “Prayer Before a Crucifix.”

The next potluck will be on Divine Mercy Sunday-April 12th.

The following are announcements from the Office of Vocations regarding discernment opportunities for young men.

Quo Vadis-Kenrick-Glennon Seminary April 10-11, 2015

An opportunity for young men discerning a call to the priesthood or just want to learn more about the priesthood to visit a local seminary, listen and interact with seminarians.

Exploring Priesthood Weekend—April 17-19, 2015

Is a retreat designed to help men discern God's call to the diocesan priesthood. To be called by God to serve Him as a priest means to have one's soul stirred deep within. Throughout a weekend of prayer, discussion and group interaction, men begin to better understand God's movement in their life. Exploring priesthood weekends are held at Mundelein Seminary.

Discernment Retreat for College age men—April 24-26, 2015 at Meinrad Seminary in Indiana.

Encounter with God's call—April 18-20, 2015 at Conception Seminary College--for young men 16 and under who are considering a vocation to the priesthood.

For more information, please contact Fr. Patrick Nwokoye, Director of Vocation Promotion at 573-200-1814—email: or Fr. J. Friedel, Director of Vocations/Seminarians, at

In Christo Jesu et
Maria Immaculata,

Father Jeff Fasching