July 21, 2021

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Congratulations & Blessing, Deacon Frank Montabon!  Yesterday was the 2-year anniversary of Frank's ordination into the permanent diaconate.  Thank you for your service and your example.  God bless!

Become the hands of Christ by joining our Mission Day on Thursday, July 29 from 10am-4pm. Day includes: Mass, service at a local organization, and a discussion with ice cream! Register at

Pope Francis has established a Church-wide celebration of World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly. Starting this year, it will be held on the fourth Sunday of July, close to the liturgical memorial of Saints Joachim and Anne, the grandparents of Jesus. This year on Sunday, July 25.

In the encyclical Fratelli Tutti, the Holy Father reminds us that no one is saved alone. With this in mind, we must treasure the spiritual and human wealth that has been handed down from generation to generation.
will be held at St. Cecilia this summer from August 2-6.  Programming will be held 9am-12noon each day.

Reach out to Melissa Teggatz in the St. Cecilia Faith Formation Office with any questions: (515)-232-3514 or

A Summer Series: Seven Deadly Sins
and Seven Lively Virtues

Join us virtually for this summer series the next seven Thursday evenings at 7:00pm. Video presentations are given by Bishop Robert Barron followed by discussion.
Sponsored by the STA Charismatic Prayer Group.  Everyone is welcome, just click on the Zoom link:

Seven Deadly Sins and Seven Lively Virtues

Date      Sin                  Virtue
7/22       Envy               Admiration
7/29      Anger              Forgiveness
8/5        Sloth                Zeal
8/12      Avarice            Generosity
8/19      Gluttony          Asceticism
8/26      Lust                 Chastity

Social Justice Grants are awarded to local, national, and international agencies which promote the corporal and spiritual works of mercy, particularly by promoting peace and alleviating poverty and human suffering. The money is tithed by the parish comprising up to 2.5% of our weekly collections from envelopes, loose change, and direct deposits, as well as occasional designated donations. Award recipients are selected by the STA Social Justice Committee based on parish members' applications.  These awards are granted annually. A minimum of 50% of the fund remain in Story County/Ames while up to 50% assist nationally and internationally. Application deadline is announced each spring.

Check the link above (Grants) to see the 2021 grant recipients.
Check the print bulletin for "Thank You's" from some of the recent recipients.
Help!  Scratched!
We have to push back the installation of the glass white board in the Newman room.  Work in the student lounge is way behind schedule and we would like the wall the board will be mounted to painted first. We will put out a call for help when we think we can proceed with the installation.
& Prayers of the Faithful

 Friday 9:00am 
send to: Michael Steimel

Print Bulletin 
& E-bulletin

 Tuesday at Noon 
send to: Bobby LeBlanc
Morning Prayer
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