St. William Church

6 Church St. 

Williamstown, Ky. 41097                                                                                         

St. John Mission                                                                    

834 Center Ridge (HWY 8134)   

Demossville, Ky                          

   Remember, God doesn’t need us, we need Him!    Come join us at Mass. Something wonderful is going to happen! 

“Whoever receives one child such as this

in my name, receives me;

and whoever receives me,

receives not me but the One who sent me.”

Mk 9:37

Prayer to St. William

God our father, in Saint William, your bishop, you gave a light to your faithful people. You made him a pastor of the church to feed your sheep with his word and to teach them by his example. Help us by his prayers to keep the faith he taught and follow the way of life he showed us. Grant this through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.

Anyone interested in using one of our halls? See, call, or e-mail  Fr. Hils.  You can reach him at 859-824-5381

Do you know someone who might be interested in learning more about the Catholic faith?  Each year, we start our RCIA (Rite of Christian Initiation) classes for those interested in looking at the Catholic Church.  No obligation, just learn about the Faith. Have them call or see Father Hils.

We have started our new Bible Study! It is on the Gospel of Matthew. The video is led by  Jeff Cavins, and promises to be a continuation of the Bible Timeline Adventure.  How exciting! Come join us in Leveque Hall on Thursdays from 7-8:30. Join the fellowship and fun as we learn to understand our Bible better.

St. William Church and St. John Mission

Welcome to St. William Church and St. John Mission’s Website. Here you can find out the latest that’s going on at St. William Church and St. John Mission. We hope that God blesses you all and that you will decide to join us for church services sometime or even become part of our blessed family under the Lord Jesus Christ.

September is the Month to focus on The Seven Sorrows of Mary.

 

Oh Blessed Mother, help us to keep His will first in our trials, as you did when the seven swords of sorrow pierced your own heart.

 St. John Mission

If you wish to join on Sunday before 8:00 am Mass, we pray the Rosary at St John Mission.   What a fantastic way to start a Sunday!!  We also pray the Rosary at 6:00 pm Thursdays. What better way could you wrap a Thursday up then to spend a few minutes with the wonderful people of St John Mission, praying to the Blessed Mother! 

Do you want to have a good chuckle? Try ” A Little Humor”

Save the Date!!

September 22, 2018. Our Fall Fellowship is coming! Let’s have a bonfire after 4:30 pm Mass on Saturday.  Come for the Mass, stay for the fellowship!

Prayer for Vocations

God, our Father 

You made each of us to use our gifts in the Body of Christ. We ask that You inspire those in our Diocese whom You are calling to the priesthood to courageously follow Your will. Send laborers into Your great harvest so that the Gospel is preached, the poor are served with love, the suffering are comforted, and Your people are strengthened by the sacraments.

We ask this through Christ our Lord.

St. Vincent dePaul Society:
Thank you for your continued support to help our neighbors in need. A little over a thousand dollars came to us from the SVdP collection at the end of August. The calls keep coming in for help with utilities, rent, and food. One call this week came from a homeless couple. Where do you begin? We know there are others out there as well. If you would like to help out with the pantry, we are still in need of jelly, canned peaches and fruit cocktail. We would love to have some new members to help with various tasks. If you would like to come on a home visit or just talk about possibilities, call Kathy at 866-0430.

Hey Kids (and adults who feel like kids)!  Check the link below to find your way to word puzzles, word searches, mazes, and much more!

Celebration of the Sacraments

Celebration of The Eucharist

St. William Daily Mass: 8:30 am -Tuesday thru Friday

There is no Mass on Monday

 Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament Friday 9:00 – 10:00 am (after 8:30 am Mass) & Thursdays 5 pm-7 pm

Weekends: 4:30 pm – Saturday 10:30 am – Sunday

St. John Mission 8:00 am – Sunday

Clergy & Staff Rev. Damian Hils 859-824-5381

Coordinator of Religious Education Suzie Noel 859-760-1376

St. Vincent de Paul Society 859-341-3219, 10 am-3 pm M-F

Knights of Columbus 859-801-5338  David White

Prayer Line 859-824-4198 Roberta Poole

Bulletin  Peggy McWilliams 859-512-0060 

Penance: Confessions heard each Thursday of the month from 5:00 to 7:00 pm. They are also available before the Saturday Vigil Mass 4:00 to 4:20 pm. Confession is available anytime upon request.

Baptism, Confirmation, Holy Orders, and Anointing of the Sick : Please contact the Rectory.

Marriage: Please contact the Rectory at least six months in advance.

Missed something on the web? contact me Pat McDonough      pkmcd1989@gmail.com or call 859-866-4262

Are you wondering what’s happening in the Pro-Life movement lately?  Check it out!

Try  the button below and read what Deacon Mike is thinking…

Important! The Messenger- each family registered in the parish should be receiving The Messenger. If you have not been receiving it, please give your name to Carol Rector or Fr. Hils.

“God does not love me because I am good. He loves me because He is good.”  St. Thomas Aquinas