1900 West Main Street - Russellville, AR 72801
Telephone: 479.967.3699    Fax: 479.967.6215
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Parish Information
Weekend Mass Schedule
Saturday Mass -
5:00 p.m. - English

Sunday Mass -
7:00 a.m. - Spanish

10:00 a.m. - English

Weekdays, Consult Bulletin for times

Sacrament of Reconciliation -
Saturday - 11:00 AM and 3:30 PM
See bulletin for more announcements

6th grade through Adults for annual Christmas Eve Family Mass held on December 24 at 5:00 p.m.
Rehearsals start in November on Sunday afternoon
at 2:00 p.m. Contact Karen Greer at

Saints and Readings of the Week...
Weekly Events
Bingo - Tuesday  6:30 PM (No bingo July4)

Rosary in the Chapel -  Wednesday
6:30 PM

RCIA - see bulletin for information

Rev. Jack E. Sidler

Associate Pastor for Hispanic Ministry
Rev. Mauricio Carrasco

Monday: Dn 1:1-6, 8-20; Lk 21:1-4
Tuesday: Dn 2:31-45;l Lk 21:5-11
Wednesday: Dn 5:1-6, 13-14, 16-17, 23-28;
Lk 21:12-19
Thursday: Dn 6:12-28; Lk 21:20-28
Friday: Dn 7:2-14; Lk 21:29-33
Saturday: Rom 10:9-18; Mt 4:18-22
Sunday: Is 2:1-5; Rom 13:11-14; Mt 24:37-44

Monday: St. Catherine of Alexandria, Virgin and Martyr
Saturday: Feast of St. Andrew, Apostle
We pray the Rosary on Wednesday evening at 6:30 PM. Members of the Knights of Columbus Council 6398 direct the Rosary in the Saint John
Cry Room

Catholic tradition tells us that the Rosary was given by the Blessed Virgin Mary in 1214 to Saint Dominic (Santo Domingo de Guzman), the founder of the Order of Preachers or Dominicans.
The word rosary comes from rosarium, meaning a garland of roses. This prayer is a mantra like recitation of Our Father's and Hail Mary's that is used as a vehicle for
meditating on the mysteries of Our Lord's life.
From the institutionalization of the rosary by Pope Pius V in 1569 until 2002, the rosary contained fifteen mysteries each consisting of the recitation of one Our Father, ten Hail Mary's, and a Glory be.

The mysteries were divided into three categories:  Glorious, Joyful, and Sorrowful.

In 2002 Pope John Paul II added five optional mysteries under the heading Luminous to the rosary.

Nov 25 6:00PM Choir Practice (S)
Nov 25 6:30PM RCIA
Nov 26 9:00AM Adult Book Study
Nov 27 6:30PM KC Rosary (Church)
Nov 27 6:30PM Women's Book Study
Nov 27 7:00PM Adult Book Study
Nov 28 Thanksgiving Day
Nov 29 8:30PM Men of Faith Fellowship
Nov 30 6:30PM Charismatic Praise Worship

Dec 01 First Sunday of Advent
Dec 02 Advent Communal Penance Service

HARVEST HOUSE: This week's need's: Raman noodles and canned meats

Our Food Pantry is in need of canned meat, canned vegetables, canned soup, cereal, Mac and Cheese, Raman noodles, cereal, shelf milk, jelly, canned or packaged fruit, spaghetti, spaghetti sauce,dry beans, peanut butter, canned chicken, ham and sausages, bread, and toiletries.

Catholicism Faith Formation for Adults - See the bulletin for date and time. Contact office for more information*

YOUTH NIGHT - Youth Night is the name of our weekly gathered youth ministry program for JH and HS school youth.
 It is held on Wednesday nights during the school year.  See the weekly bulletin for more information.*

* Consult the weekly bulletin for time or date changes for any group meeting weekly

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