MASS SCHEDULE FOR THE WEEK OF LENT IV (March 10, 2013)
11, Monday – Feria
12, Tuesday – St. Gregory the Great
13, Wednesday – Feria
14, Thursday – Feria
15, Friday – Feria
+ All Saints’ Men’s Group will meet March 12, 7:00 a.m. in the undercroft.
+ Our Winter Agape & Christian Education meets this Wednesday, March 13, at 5:45 p.m. We have regular classes for the nursery and the children and youngsters, as well as adult education.
+ Monday Morning Bible Study – Our study of the book of Daniel will not meet Monday, March 11. For further information please contact Priscilla King, [email protected], 540-456-6458.
+ Gregory I (540-604) was the son of a senator who became a prefect (Praefectus Urbi) of the city, but like many of the finer men of his age he sold his vast property and devoted the proceeds to the relief of the poor. He founded seven monasteries, six in Sicily and on in Rome, which he entered as a monk in 574. As pope his administration of the vast estates of the church, in which he spent great sums on works of charity, showed conspicuous ability. One of his greatest successes was the establishment of the Roman mission in England under the direction of St. Augustine of Canterbury with about 40 missioners from his own monastery in Rome. He has continued to have a positive influence on the Catholic Church through his writings such as his Liber Regulae Pastoralis in 591 in which he set out directives for the pastoral life of the clergy. He fostered the development of liturgical music and his name has been so closely linked with plainsong that it is commonly known as the Gregorian chant. He established the Schola Cantorum (school of singing) in Rome on firm ground and the custom of using trained singers (a choir) spread rapidly over the Western Church.
+ All Saints parishioner may obtain a Mass card from the Church office. A Mass card is a greeting card given to someone to inform him or her that a deceased loved one or friend was remembered and prayed for at a weekly Mass. It is a specifically Christian way to express one’s love. Call Julie McDermott at the Church office (434-979-2842) and she will help you fill out the form. The celebrant will sign the card and we will mail it from the Church to the family of the loved one.
+ Daily Mass is celebrated at 12:15 p.m. You and your family members are all remembered by name at the Altar of God every week. Please take an All Saints parish prayer list home with you & remember your fellow parishioners in your prayers!