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St. Martin De Porres Catholic Church
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High School

Kenneth Agbatutu –Spring Valley

Amber A. Asouzu – Dreher

Richard Ellison, Jr. – Ridgeview

Martin D. Frierson – Irmo

Brutis Goodson - Dreher

Brittney James – Dreher

Whitnee Pygatt – Dreher



Malorie Harrison – USC Aiken

Carla Johnson – North Carolina A&T ( Nursing, Army 1st  Lt.)

Hank MacDonald – Benedict

Novell McGloster – Jackson State Univ.

Danielle Tyler – Radford Univ. (Business Adm. in 3 yrs.)


Advanced Degrees

Cheryl L. Dorris – Masters, Webster Univ.

Sheri L Felder -  Masters in Ed., Columbia College

Juanita Henry -  Doctorate, Nova Southeastern Univ.

Adrienne Wilson – M.D. Degree, USC School of Medicine



Thomas Brown – U. S. Postal Service

Samuel Henry – U.S. Postal Service

Barbara Hibler   - Fort Jackson School

Edward Sutton – Air National Guard





>>Father Paul’s day-off is on MONDAYS<<


MONDAY, June 6, 2 Cor 1:1-7/M t 5:1-12

9a Virtus Meeting - Conference Room

TUESDAY, June 7, 2 Cor 1:18-22/M t 5:13-16

Noon Mass

WEDNESDAY, June 8, 2 Cor 3:4-11/Mt 5:17-19

NO Noon Mass

5:15p Legion of Mary - Chapel

7:30p Choir Practice - 11:30 Mass

THURSDAY, June 9, 2 Cor 3:15,4:1,3-6/Mt 5:20-26

FRIDAY, June 10, 2 Cor 4:7-15/Mt 5:27-32

Noon Mass

SATURDAY, June 11,

Acts 11:21-26,13:1-3 & 364/Mt5:33-37

5p Vigil Mass

Collection: Education Endowment Fund

SUNDAY, June 12, 11th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Ex 19:2-6/Rom 5:6-11/Mt 9:36-10:8

8:30a 9am Choir Practice

8:30a 9:00 Mass Choir Practice

9a Mass

11:30a Mass

Soup Kitchen: Marge Butler and Friends of St. Martins.


for this weekend are:

5:00am - Joanne Rees

9:00am - Rev. Donald Grady, S.J.

11:30 am - People of the Parish

Soup Ministry this Sunday:

St. Martin in the Fields

MASS ATTENDANCE last weekend:

5pm Vigil - 35 9:00am - 113 11:30am - 77

Ministry Schedule for Next Weekend

June 11 and 12, 2005

LECTORS: Sat. Adriana Joyner

Sun (9:am) Leland Cave

Sun (11:30) Yvonne Carson


Sun (9:am) Kimberli White & Jessica White

Sun (11:30) Bethany James & Brianna James

EUCH. MIN.: Sat. Frank Herty and Thomas Logan

Sun. (9:am) Lillian Green and Mary Tillman

Sun. (11:30) Robert Pearson and Andrea Perry

Collection Counters:

Johnathan Kirkwood, Leland Cave and Cathy Chiles


Home-bound: Patrick Williams; Robert Joyner, Harriet McKie, Eugene Williams.

HOSPITAL VISITS: Due to the new privacy laws that have recently been passed it is not always possible for Father to know if you or a family member is hospitalized. Please call the Parish Office, 254-6862, to let us know if you or a loved one is admitted to the hospital.

YOUR GIFT OF FLOWERS TO DECORATE OUR ALTAR: What a great way to honor birthdays, anniversaries, or a loved one. Sign up for a weekend, the Flower Chart is posted on the door in back of the Church.



the Healing Service will be Sunday, June 12th at 12:30pm.

If you are in need of prayer then please join us and get anointed and prayed over. It is strongly urged that those who are in need of anointing should go to confession prior to the anointing.

St. Martin de Porres Vacation Bible School will be June 13-16, 2005, 5:30-7:30pm at St. Martins. Registration will be held today, Sunday, June 5 from 10:30am-11:30am. Volunteers are also needed to assist with the classes. Contact Angie Thomason at 732-7888 or Doris Arvelo at 781-0516.


Graduates and Retirees.

VIRTUS - Protecting God’s Children Program: The Diocese of Charleston is implementing this program to train adults (staff, volunteers and parents) to recognize the signs of child sexual abuse with the goals of PREVENTING and PROTECTING. Adults who work with children at St. Martin de Porres should sign up for one to the following 3 hour sessions.

Monday-June 6, 9:00am-12:00 noon

Wednesday-June 22, 6:30-9:30pm

Wednesday-July 20, 6:30-9:30pm

Saturday-August 13, 10:00am-1:00pm

Monday-September 3, 10:00am-1:00pm

Please call Carol Brooks to sign up or if you have any questions at 787-8464.

PANCAKE BREAKFAST: Knights of Columbus Council 724 will hold a pancake breakfast on Sunday, June 12, from 8:30am to 12:00 Noon at the Knights of Columbus Hall at 1623 Marion St. Cost : $5.00 per person, #12.00 per family. Please join us for pancakes, sausage, eggs, fruit and more!


CATHOLIC CHARITIES of the Midlands is in urgent need of men’s casual (work) clothing. We welcome donations of men’s work pants, jeans, shorts, socks, new packs of underwear (size 32-38) and travel size toiletry items. Catholic Charities clothes mostly homeless men who range in pant size from 30-38 and wear large tops. Fortunately, we have enough women’s and children’s clothing items at this time. Please call and bring donations to 1012 Taylor between 9:00 am and 1:00pm Monday through Thursday. Thank you for your help.

"I assure you, as often as you did it for one of my least brothers, you did it for me."

Matt 25:40


June Calendar

June 6 - Virtus Session - Conference Room

June 8 - Parish Council Meeting

June 13 - Vacation Bible School

June 15 - Finance Council Meeting

June 22 - Virtus Session - Conference Room