32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time

Masses for the Week - Rosary is recited daily before Mass

Monday, November 13 – St. Francis Xavier Cabrini

No Mass

Tuesday, November 14 – Weekday in Ordinary Time

7:00 p.m. – St. Isidore, Delaware Bend – Cenacle, Reconciliation, Prayers to St. Philomena

7:45 p.m. Mass –St. Isidore, Delaware Bend – Carol Felter by Mark & Deborah Keber

Wednesday, November 15 – St. Albert the Great

10:00 a.m. Mass - Brookview Nursing Home – Madonna Kamphaus by Mary Jane Burgei

7:00 p.m. Mass – St. Michael’s Ridge – Albert Mekus

Thursday, November 16 – St. Margaret of Scotland; St. Gertrude

7:00 p.m. Mass – St. Isidore, Delaware Bend – Vera Breckler by St. Isidore Altar Rosary Society

Friday, November 17 – St. Elizabeth of Hungary

9:00 a.m. Mass – St. Michael’s Ridge – Patrick McCann by Monica & Joe Tumeo


Lord’s Day Masses

Saturday, November 18 – Vigil of the Thirty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time

1:30 p.m. – St. Isidore, Marysdale – Wedding of Matt Meyer & Nikki Caryer

3:30 p.m. – St. Isidore, Delaware Bend - Reconciliation

4:30 p.m. - St. Isidore, Delaware Bend – Living & Deceased Members of John B. Meyer Family by Family

   Servers: Simon, Daniel, and Jeremiah Hammon

6:30 p.m. – St. Michael’s Ridge – Bob Harvilla by Frances Stehulak

Sunday, November 19 – Thirty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time

8:30 a.m. – St. Michael’s Ridge – Joseph & Frances Konecny by Joe Konecny

10:00 a.m. - St. Isidore, Marysdale – Betty J. Gause by Martha Arend

   Servers: Isaac and Abram Shininger, Kinsey Dietrich


St. Isidore Parish Stewardship – November 4/5, 2017

Loose - $343.92

Regular Envelopes - $1,721.00 (68)

All Saints' - $88.00 (8)

Funeral Stipend - $100.00 (1)

Catholic Communications - $20.00 (1)

All Saints' Day Collection

Loose - $254.00   Envelopes - $330.00

Total - $2,856.92  Thank you.  May God bless you!


During the 10am Mass this Sunday we will be having the installation of new servers.  We look forward to their new ministry role as serving God at His Holy Mass.


St. Isidore Altar Servers’ Party - St. Isidore Altar Servers are invited to a free Bowling/Pizza party on November 19.  We plan to leave the Marysdale church at 12:30pm and return by 4:30pm.  Free pizza, snacks, drinks, and rides to/from the bowling alley (Defiance Recreation) will be provided.  Please contact Doug Shininger via dougshininger@gmail.com or 419-438-3723 with any questions.  Thank you!

A Family Perspective: The bridesmaids in today’s gospel were considered “foolish” because they let their lamps go out.  Don’t be foolish.  Pay attention to the small acts necessary to keep the flame alive in all your relationships.

This Sunday: Installation of altar servers at the 10am Mass at Marysdale

      St. Isidore Annual Feather Party at the Marysdale parish hall – 2:00-5:00pm

Wednesday: Brookview Nursing Home Mass – 10am

      St. Michael’s Parish Finance Committee Mtg. - after 7pm Mass

Thursday: St. Isidore Altar-Rosary Society Meeting after the 7pm Mass at Delaware Bend

Friday: Wedding Rehearsal –St. Isidore, Marysdale-6pm

Saturday: St. Isidore, Marysdale, Wedding of Matt Meyer & Nikki Caryer – 1:30pm

Next Weekend: Catholic Campaign for Human Development Collection (envelope pack)

      St. Isidore Bowling Party for servers on Sunday - meet at Marysdale at 12:30pm



FEATHER PARTY! You're invited to come and enjoy an afternoon of fellowship and fun at the St. Isidore Annual Feather Party, in the Marysdale Hall, this Sunday, November 12, 2017, from 2pm-5pm.  Bingo is played to win turkeys and chickens.  A light meal will be served with sandwiches, chips, desserts and drinks.

Sponsored by the Holy Name and Altar Rosary Societies.


Adoration Chapel Thanksgiving holiday schedule: The Adoration will close for Thanksgiving on Tuesday, November 21, at midnight. The Adoration Chapel will open on Wednesday, November 29, at 6am. Have a blessed holiday!


St. Isidore CCD Christmas Program – Any student wishing to participate in the Christmas program should bring his/her permission slip to class this Wednesday.


The 2018 contribution envelopes are available to be picked up.  They will be at The Bend until Saturday, December 2.  Starting Sunday, December 3, they will be available for pick-up at Marysdale.  If you did not receive envelopes and wish to have some, please let Father Kill or Melissa Moninger know. 


Birthday Wishes:

Doreen Mohr, November 13

Deb Jesse, November 14

Sara Elston, November 14

Melinda Hearne, November 15

Ryan Jacob, November 15

Sandy Hug, November 19

Eric Shininger, November 19


Anniversary Wishes:

Sam & Deb Slusser, November 17

Tom & Sandy Hug, November 19


Pray for the sick:

Cody Davis, Denny Fronk, Noah Garcia, Shirley Guilford, Danny Mekus, Marilyn Minck, Dennis Smith, Marianne Fleming, Don Meyer, Betty Adelman (sister of Anita Bertsch), and all who need our prayers.


Area Events

Chili Supper Benefit for Father Jim Halleron - hosted by St. Patrick, Bryan, and Sacred Heart, Montpelier, parishes this Saturday, November 11, from 6:30 to 9:00 pm. Free will donation. There will be a live auction, bake sale, and 50/50 drawing. Come out and enjoy a fun evening of food and fellowship. Any questions contact Melinda St John 419-769-7279


K of C Fish Fry – Friday, November 17, from 4pm-7pm at the K of C Hall on Elliott Road, Defiance.  Menu includes Alaskan Pollock, coleslaw, baked beans, scalloped potatoes, green beans, baked potato, applesauce, roll & butter.  Until Lent starts, also baked chicken breast.  Cost for adult dinner - $10; 6-12 years - $4; 5 and under – free.  Carry out dinner - $9.25 fish and two sides; 2 lb. “all fish” - $15 ($21 with any 3 sides); all side dishes - $3/pint.


St. Augustine Parish, Napoleon -Dec 1, 2, 3 – Annual Christmas House.   Decorated Christmas trees and “glitzy” holiday gift items. Pizza with Santa (Friday 5-7).  Baked Steak Dinner (Saturday 5-7) Breakfast (Sunday 9-12).  More details on the bulletin board at each site.


Diocesan Events

2018 March for Life

Interested in attending the 2018 March for Life in Washington, D.C. on January 20, 2018?  Join the College and Young Adult bus trip sponsored by Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Toledo!  The trip is only $159, but for college students there is a special discounted price of $119!  Our trip includes two nights in the Marriott Hotel in Downtown Washington, D.C., as well as free time to tour the city.  We depart Thursday, January 18, at 3pm and will return Saturday evening, January 20.  Payments by check can be made out and mailed to Catholic Charities, 1933 Spielbusch Ave., Toledo with “March for Life” in the memo line.  Be sure to include name, email, cell phone, and rooming preferences.  If you have any questions, contact Peter Range, Director of the Office for Life and Justice, at prange@toledodiocese.org or call 419-214-4933.  Deadline to register is Friday, December 1.

*Port Clinton/Marblehead parishes’ Respect Life Ministry is also sponsoring a bus trip to Washington, D.C. for the March for Life.  Information and registration forms can be found on the bulletin boards at each site.




The Consequences of Being Wrong!

Any reasonable person considers the possibility that he (or she) could be wrong regarding any important position they take.

If the pro-life movement is wrong, then we are guilty of trying to deny women a so-called right to privacy (which has never been part of our Constitution).

But, if the pro-abortion side is wrong, then they are indisputably and directly responsible for the slaughter and mass murder of millions of innocent children----three and a half thousand a day in the United States.

So, the question is, would it be better to be pro-life and wrong, or pro-choice and wrong? The answer is very clear!



A Prayer for Veterans

God of peace, we pray for those who have served our nation and have laid down their lives
to protect and defend our freedom.

We pray for those who have fought, whose spirits and bodies are scarred by war,
whose nights are haunted by memories too painful for the light of day.

We pray for those who serve us now, especially for those in harm’s way.
Shield them from danger and bring them home.

Turn the hearts and minds of our leaders and our enemies to the work of justice and a harvest of peace.

May the peace you left us, the peace you gave us, be the peace that sustains, the peace that saves us.

Christ Jesus, hear us!
Lord Jesus, hear our prayer!



The monthly meeting of the Christo Rey Federal Credit Union will be Monday, November 13, 2017 at Marysdale at 7:30pm.


Current loan rates at the Christo Rey Federal Credit Union are:

2018-2017 Cars & Trucks                              2.0%

2016-2015 Cars & Trucks                              2.5%

2014-2013 Cars & Trucks                              3.0%

All other secured loans                                    3.5%

Signature loans ($4,000.00 maximum)        11.0%

To obtain further information on financing through the Credit Union, contact Ted Czartoski at 419-769-6693 or Cindy Siler at 419-658-2707.