SIGN UP FOR THE April 12th BLOOD DRIVE
The first Cathedral Blood Drive in 2015 will be Sunday, April 12, from 9:15—1:15 in the Fleming Center. Signing up is simple and can be done online or by phone. For online sign-up go to www.redcrossblood.org, click on "account login" and log in as a "donor." Enter the sponsor code "cathedral019" and schedule your preferred time to donate. By phone call Sally Stack: 615-298-2932 or 615-400-2932.
If you are 17 (16 with parental consent), weigh at least 110 lbs. and are in good general health, you may be eligible to donate.
There is an urgent need for blood and platelet donations. With the severe winter weather this year donations are down. Consider being a Cathedral Donor.
KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS TOOTSIE ROLL SALE
The Knights of Columbus will be distributing Tootsie Rolls and accepting donations for their MR Drive (benefits the mentally challenged) after all the Masses on the April 12 weekend. Please give the Knights your usual generous support in this vital cause.
No classes on Easter Sunday.
CRS Rice Bowl: Hungering for Seeds of Home
We follow Jesus this week as He enters into Jerusalem, a community He knew well. CRS Rice Bowl asks us to prayerfully enter into our own communities to find those who are hungry and thirsty, those who need our help. How does our Lenten journey motivate us to serve those we encounter in our daily lives? Remember to turn in your Rice Bowl on April 12!
TOTUS TUUS RETURNS!
Get ready for a week of fun, fellowship, and faith
Grades 7-12 meet June 14-19 from 7-9 p.m.
Grades 1-6 meet June 15-20 from 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Watch for registration information! Contact Robin Baskin, Director of Religious Education, for more information at firstname.lastname@example.org. Totus Tuus is open to all children in the parish! Your child does not have to attend Cathedral's Religious Education program to participate.
Neri Nights resumes normal meeting time at 6:00 p.m. this Sunday, March 29..
If you are a teen and are interested in learning more about a mission trip opportunity this summer, please contact Mrs. Baskin at email@example.com
DIVINE MERCY SUNDAY: APRIL 12TH
The Divine Mercy Celebration will be held here at the Cathedral on Sunday, April 12 at 3:00 p.m. Divine Mercy Sunday was established in the year 2000 by Saint Pope John Paul II. It is a very special Sunday when ponder how Jesus opened the Floodgates of Mercy. Jesus offers forgiveness of all sin and on this weekend the lifting of punishment to any soul who goes to Confession and receives Him in Holy Communion.
Everyone is invited to attend this special ceremony! A reception in the Fleming Center will follow the ceremony.
CATHOLIC SUMMER FAMILY CAMP
Camp Marymount is a summer camp for children owned and operated by the Diocese of Nashville. Marymount is also pleased to be the home of Grandma's Family Camp so families can enjoy the Marymount experience together!
Have you always wanted to give camp a try? Come to camp as a family April 10-12. The weekend will be filled with family fun and fellowship. Activities include canoeing, crafts, archery, evening activities, games, sports, campfires, and more. For information call 615-799-0410 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. – www.campmarymount.com
FOR THOSE WHO LIKE TO EAT…
We have more parish cookbooks available! Over 300 recipes of family favorites. $20.00 and all of it is for debt reduction! You can pick up from the office or contact email@example.com or 615-406-5815.
Take Care of You
Body: Take the ADA's Diabetes Risk Test (www.diabetes.org)
Mind: Join a club or group of people who share your interests.
Spirit: Read God's Word as personal letter, written just for you.
Green: Drive a fuel-efficient car.
For more up-to-date information about monthly events, join us on the Cathedral Young Adults Facebook Group.
SERVE YOUR PARISH
Become a Children's Missionary
The Children's Liturgy of the Word in need of Liturgy leaders and aides at the 11:00 Mass. Once Sunday a month is all that is requested. Parents and/or grandparents of those children whom already are participating are welcome to volunteer. A background check is a requirement for anyone working with children. Be a part of spreading the Word to the future. Contact Tracie Carter to sign up or for more information: firstname.lastname@example.org
Become a Reader
We still have a need for those who are interested in reading at both weekend and daily Masses. If you are able to serve at any weekend Mass or any of the 7 a.m. or 12:10 p.m. weekday Masses, please contact Stephen Penton at 615-693-1446 or email@example.com. As with all ministries of the Church, one must have the appropriate skills.
Readings for the Week of March 29
||Mk 11:1-10 or Jn 12:12-16/Is 50:4-7/Phil 2:6-11/Mk 14:1--15:47 or 15:1-39
||Is 42:1-7/Jn 12:1-11
||Is 49:1-6/Jn 13:21-33, 36-38
||Is 50:4-9a/Mt 26:14-25
| Chrism Mass
||Is 61:1-3a, 6a, 8b-9/Rv 1:5- 8/Lk 4:16-21
||Evening Mass of the Lord's Supper: Ex 12:1-8, 11-14/1 Cor 11:23-26/Jn 13:1-15
||Is 52:13--53:12/Heb 4:14-16; 5:7-9/Jn 18:1-19:42
| Gn 1:1--2:2 or 1:1, 26-31a/Gn 22:1-18 or 22:1-2, 9a, 10-13, 15-18/Ex 14:15--15:1/Is 54:5- 14/Is 55:1-11/Bar 3:9-15, 32--4:4/Ez 36:16-17a, 18-28/Rom 6:3-11/Mk 16:1-7
||Acts 10:34a, 37-43/Col 3:1-4 or 1 Cor 5:6b- 8/Jn 20:1-9 or Mk 16:1-7 or Lk 24:13-35
||©Liturgical Publications Inc
ELECTRONIC FUNDS TRANSFER
CATHEDRAL is set-up to offer EFT (Electronic Funds Transfer) for your parish offerings. Please CLICK HERE for more information about this program and to download the application form. You may also contact Lori Reddick in the parish office 327-2330 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
CATHEDRAL WEBSITE E-MAIL LIST
Sign up for our e-mail list. This is the list Father Steiner uses to
send out updates, reminders and thoughts he wants to pass on. You
can subscribe from any page on the website and unsubscribe at any time
Father Steiner is the only one with access to this list.
register in the parish or to let us know of a change of address,
kindly pick up a census card at one of the vestibule racks, complete
it and drop it in the Sunday collection basket. Or you may CLICK HERE
to register or send updated information.
NEWS AND EVENTS IN OUR DIOCESE AND COMMUNITY
LADIES OF CHARITY SPRING CONSIGNMENT
It's that time of year! Put away the wool coats and mittens and head over to the Ladies of Charity Consignment Shop for our Spring Consignment Sale. Opening Day is Friday, March 27th. There is a plethora of spring / summer clothing and accessories. The Ladies of Charity Consignment Shop, located at 2216 State Street, will be open daily Monday – Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., through Saturday, May 2nd. We look forward to seeing you!
CATHOLIC CHARITIES ADULT DAY PROGRAM
Catholic Charities Adult Day Program opened in 1983 and is a licensed, quality daytime care for seniors that takes place in a supervised and caring setting. The Adult Day Program offers a variety of activities (from music to exercise) and opportunities for socializing within a consistent, structured environment. This program operates five days a week, Monday-Friday from 7:00 to 5:00. Fees are determined on a sliding scale. A hot meal and snacks are provided. Please contact Linda Edwards at email@example.com or 615-760-4408 about interest in the program.
FATHER RYAN HIGH SCHOOL
Father Ryan Purple Masque Players presents
GUYS AND DOLLS
Thursday, April 16—April 18 at the Father Ryan Center for the Arts. Showtimes are at 7:00 each night plus a matinee at 2:00 Saturday. Tickets can be purchased at the ticket booth prior to the shows. Information or tickets: www.fatherryan.org.
HERB WILLIAMS GOLF TOURNAMENT
The Golf Tournament will be April 11 at Ted Rhodes Golf Course. Scramble format. Shotgun start at 8:00 a.m. Bring your own team. Cost is $100 per person if paid by April 3, otherwise, the cost is $125 per person. Proceeds benefit an 8th grade student entering a Catholic high school with tuition assistance scholarship. Chuck Curran: 615-390-7217.
Please look at the Catholic Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee.
Is the church or parish in your will?
Many people struggle with
concerns like depression, anxiety, relationship problems, stress, etc.
CATHOLIC SOCIAL SERVICES offers individual, couple, and family
counseling. If you or anyone you know is interested in these services,
call Catholic Social Service at 352-3087 X 226 for more information.
We Believe - every Saturday morning at 9:30 a.m. on WNQM (1300 on
your AM dial). The TV version of We Believe
airs at 7:00 p.m. each Wednesday on Nashville
Cable Channel 19.
Announcements must be in the Church Office no later than Noon on Friday, one week before publication
CHURCH ON THE WEB
The Bible: www.usccb.org/bible/index.cfm
University Catholic: www.universitycatholic.org
Vocations within the Diocese: www.nashvillepriest.com
United States Bishops: www.usccb.org
Vatican & Pope: www.vatican.va
Vatican Information Service: visnews-en.blogspot.com
Catholic News Service: www.catholicnews.com
Catholic News & Encyclopedia: www.NewAdvent.com
Young Adult online magazine: www.bustedhalo.com
Catholic Charities of Tennessee: www.cctenn.org
Catholic Business League: www.catholicbusinessleague.org