St Lucy Bulletin

Penance Service Information

St. Lucy – March 27 Mass at 5:30 pm followed by Penance Service

St. Francis Xavier – March 29. Mass will be at 5:30 instead of the usual 5:00 and will be followed by Penance Service

March 19, 2023

Fourth Sunday of Lent

If any parish organizations have news for the bulletin, please contact Cathy Tindall (, or call/text 601-530-6151). Parish information can be found on our website.

TODAY – There is going to be a private wedding after Mass today. Please be considerate when exiting the building in a timely manner. Father will need to leave right after the wedding. If you need him, please contact him via text or phone call to set up a time at a later date. Thank you for understanding.

MAKE A JOYFUL NOISE – We are looking to start an informal choir. If you would like to be a part of helping us make a joyful noise unto the Lord, please see Fr. Marascalco or Ken and Alecia Rolling (they are the ones that currently lead the singing).

A REMINDER: On Ash Wednesday, Good Friday and all Fridays of Lent, everyone age 14 and older must abstain from consuming meat. On Ash Wednesday and Good Friday, everyone age 18 to 59 must fast, unless exempt due to a medical reason.

PILGRIMAGE – Father Marascalco will be a spiritual director/chaplain on an 11 day pilgrimage with 206Tours to Greece and Turkey this October. The cost is approximately $5000. For more information, visit this website:

NOAH’S ARK – The next inter-parochial pilgrimage will be the last week of April 25th through the 28th. The trip will include a visit to the ARK and the Creation Museum. The cost will be $545. If you would like more information, please contact Elaine Beckham or see Fr. Marascalco for more information.

OFFERTORY ENVELOPES – There are a few left on the back table. If you haven’t picked yours up yet, please do so as soon as possible.

ADULT ED – Sunday evenings at 6:00.

MONDAY – Adoration will be from 8:30 am to 9:30 am followed by Mass at 9:30 am.

TUESDAY BIBLE STUDY – We are studying Christology by Dr. Brant Petri

WEDNESDAY BIBLE STUDY – Wednesdays at 9:00 am. This is a 10-week course presented by Ascension Press with Jeff Cavins called, “Jesus, the Way, the Truth, and the Life.” This will be in addition to the Tuesday Bible Study.

PLEASE PRAY for our sick and homebound friends, family, and parishioners who are unable to celebrate the liturgy with us

FRASSATI FELLOWSHIP is the new Diocese of Biloxi Young Adult Ministry. This is open to any young adult (18-35) in any season of life. If you have any questions, text Marianne at 832-274-5325.

CCD – Please have your children here on time. It is important. Thank you.

Please see the calendar in the hallway, and on the bulletin board in the back of the church for future events. Daily readings for this week can be found on the home page.

Upcoming Readers

March 19 – Barbara

March 26 – Robert

April 2 – Elizabeth

Please see the Pray For Priests page to keep our Diocesan Priests, Deacons, and Seminarians in your prayers. Pray For Priests (