St. Michael's Church

52 South 3rd St., PO Box 128

Radom, Illinois 62876


Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time  --  July 14, 2019 



St. Michael the Archangel Church    St. Charles Borromeo Church 

52 South 3rd St., PO Box 128   223 South Third St., PO Box 6 

Radom, Illinois  62876    DuBois, Illinois  62831-0006 

Office:  618-485- 2265  Fax:  618-485-2272    Office:  618-787-2781Fax:  618-787-2781 

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Weekend Mass:  Saturday        5:00p.m. 

Weekend Mass:   Sunday       10:00a.m.   Weekend Mass:  Sunday            8:00a.m. 

Office Hours: Tues., Thurs., Fri. 9am-3pm   Office Hours:  Wed., 8:30 – 10:30am 


Administrative Staff 

Father Oliver Nwachukwu, Ph.D. (Administrator) 

Jerry Watters, Marvin Winka (Trustees Radom)Jack Boczek, Ron Lynch (Trustees DuBois) 

Carla Chesnek (PSR-Radom) Justin Jurkowski (Youth Director)Judy Pieszchalski (PSR Director-DuBois) 

Jackie Herzog (Music Director-Radom)              Monica Bochantin (Music Coordinator-DuBois) 

Bernadine Kabat (Hall Rental- Radom)Richard Majewski (Hall Rental-DuBois)   

Marvin Winka/Jerry Watters (Cemetery- Radom)Chris Jahnke (Cemetery- DuBois)   

                                            Bernadine Kabat (Secretary-Radom)Monica Bochantin (Secretary-DuBois)                                                                        


Sacramental Schedule 

Baptism:  Parents make an appointment with Father at least 1 month before the Celebration of the Sacrament. 

Marriage:  Couples contact the parish office no later than 6 months before the anticipated date of the wedding. 

Reconciliation:  7:30 to 7:45am Sunday at DuBois; 9:30 to 9:45am at Radom or by appointment. 

Anointing / Communion to the Sick:  Call parish offices. 


Readings for the Week: Monday –   St. Bonaventure, Bishop & Doctor of the Church:   Reading: Ex 1:8-14, 22; Gospel: Mt 10:34-11:1;  Tuesday –  Our Lady of Mount Carmel:  Reading: Ex 2:1-15a; Gospel: Mt 11:20-24;   Wednesday -     Reading: Ex 3:1-6, 9-12;  Gospel: Mt 11:25-27;  Thursday –St. Camillus de Lellis, Priest:  Reading: Ex 3:13-20;  Gospel: Mt 11:28-30;  Friday – Reading: Ex 11:10-12:14;   Gospel: Mt 12:1-8;  Saturday – St. Apollinaris, Bishop & Martyr:  Reading: Ex 12:37-42; Gospel: Mt  12:14-21;  Sunday;   Reading 1:  Gn 18:1-10a;    Reading 2: Col 1:24-28;   Gospel:  Lk 10:38-42 



St. Charles 


St. Charles Church Picnic – July 27, 2019 on parish grounds.  Polka Mass with Polka Connection at 4 PM.  Fried Chicken or Smoked Pork Chop Dinners served 3 – 7:30 PM in air conditioned hall.  Quilt & Cash Bingo beginning at 6:30 PM at the KC Hall.  Doors open at 5:45 PM.  Raffle and other picnic attractions.  Music: Polka Connection 6 -8 PM and Rockin’ Rich – 8 – 11 PM.  Raffle tickets and flyers are at the back of both our churches. 


We NEED servers, Eucharistic Ministers, lectors, ushers, rosary leaders, etc.  Please contact Monica if interested, or drop a note in the collection basket.  Training will be arranged.  


St. Charles Parishioners:  If you have not received or completed the census form we gave out a few weeks ago,  please do so.  There are some blank forms in back of the church.  Please complete them ASAP and return in the collection baskets or office.  Someone sent in a form that did NOT have a name on it and no contact information.  Please contact the church office and leave the information to complete your form.  This information is vital to our parish community in determining the actual number of our parishioners.  Please cooperate and be counted.   Thank you! 


St. Michael 

St. Michael Parishioners – Thank you to those who donated raffle prizes for our upcoming picnic.  We have 77 raffle prizes.  Please pick up your envelopes with raffle tickets and a flyer.  Help advertise the picnic by putting the flyer up at your place of work or other places.  More raffle tickets are available at the entrances to the church.  Please help with this fundraiser by selling tickets to family, friends and co-workers.  Thank you! 

Picnic News:  If you would like to donate a quilt or money towards the purchase of a quilt for the picnic, please contact Frances Smalley, 485-6650, or the parish office at 485-2265 by July 21st. Please remember to put your name on the quilt.  Thank you.             Picnic chairpersons will be calling to ask for help for their stands.  Please consider giving your time and energy to help make our picnic a success.  Any and all help would be appreciated.       We are in need of basket items and baskets for the picnic.  Larger baskets work best to fill.  You can leave items at the entrances to church or contact Connie Kwiatkowski at 618-322-6144.  Please mark your items “Basket Stand.”       Keep in mind that new and like-new items are needed for the Pick-A-Number Stand.  When you turn in your items please mark them “Pick-A-Number” Stand.  Contact Louise Malawy, 485-2326, Leona Wroblewski, 214-7313 or Bobbi Kwiatkowski at 214-1810.     Donations of items for the “Flea Market” are also needed.  Please mark these items as “Flea Market.”  It is much easier for the workers if the items for the stands are marked.  Beverly & Debbie will be working at the school gym on Monday, July 15 from 9:00 AM – 4 PM if you would like to bring any items.  If the time & date are not convenient, contact Beverly Schindelar, 485-6455 to set up a time to meet.  Thank you. 

St. Michael’s Calendar winners for July 14, 2019:  Larry Wachowski, Radom, IL & Rich Winka, DuBois, IL 

 There will be no “God In My Life” Bible Study until after the picnic.   

Thank you to those that volunteered to clean church in the month of June.  Cleaners for the month of July beginning Sunday, July 7 are: Ann Setzekorn, chairperson; Alice Pytlinski, Deanne Lamczyk, Valerie Zgonina 

Mark Your Calendars:  Church grounds clean-up day for the picnic will be Sat., Aug. 3.  Help is needed to trim the bushes around the church.  Please contact the parish office if you are able to help with the trimming.   Thank you. 

The Rest  

The Natural Talent Polka Band will be at the KC Hall, DuBois on August 24th.  Tickets are available at the KC Hall. 


St. Bruno, Pinckneyville,  Picnic, July 20 on the church grounds.  Mass at 3 PM.  Fried Chicken or Pork Steak Dinners served from 3:30 – 6:30 PM.  Quilt & Cash Bingo from 7:00 – 10:30 PM.   


The Ashley Fire District Firefighters are sponsoring a Red Cross Blood Drive on July 24 at the Ashley Community building from 2 – 6 PM. Donors can pick a time slot to donate and also use RapidPass to save a little time.  Log on to for more information.  Of course, walks-ins are always welcome!  The blood supply is always short during the summer months.  Give the ultimate gift – the gift of life!  Jack Boczek 


This Week’s Schedule of Events 


SaturdayJuly 13   5:00pm Mass              Bernice JanowskiDuBois 


SundayJuly 14   8:00am Mass              Robert BochantinDuBois 


SundayJuly 14 10:00am Mass              Rita BarciszewskiRadom 


MondayJuly 15   No Mass     


TuesdayJuly 16              No Mass 


Wednesday      July 17   No Adoration or Mass 


ThursdayJuly 18   8:00am Mass             Richard ShermanDuBois 


FridayJuly 19   8:00am Mass              Matt & Emery BockRadom 


SaturdayJuly 20   5:00pm Mass              Stanley & Mathilda WesolakDuBois 


SundayJuly 21   8:00am Mass              Max & Alfreda BoczekDuBois 


SundayJuly 21 10:00am Mass              John KujawaRadom 





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                                           Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time – July 14,  2019   

Deuteronomy 30:10-14. Psalm 69:14, 17, 30-31, 33-34, 36, 37.OR Psalm19:8, 9, 10, 11.Colossians 1:15-20.  Luke 10:25-37.   

Loving means acting.  In the First Reading, Moses pleads for us to heed the voice of God – it is not that hard.  In the Gospel, a scholar poses two worthy questions to Jesus.  How do I get to heaven?  What do I do and with whom do I do it to get there?  Jesus tells a story to provoke suitable answers.  The good Samaritan, this good foreigner, puts the natives to shame.  He has the right motive – compassion.  It causes him to act with mercy.   



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Liturgical Assistants 


St. Charles Borromeo 


Saturday, July 20, 2019 – 5:00p.m. Mass – Lector: Judy Pieszchalski;  Eucharistic Ministers: Host: Christina  
Zmudzinski;  Cup: Jerry Zmudzinski, Charlotte Dalman;  Servers:  Dillon Banach, Kaden & Kassidy Linkey;   Offertory:  Family of Stanley & Mathilda Wesolak;   July Ushers: Bryan Polczynski, Joe Dalman, Ray Restoff  

Sunday, July 21, 2019 – 8:00a.m. Mass – Lector: Brian Trentman;  Eucharistic Ministers: Host: Pat Waldman; Cup: Wally Waldman, Scott Kreger;  Choir: Host: Rich Majewski;  Cup: Rick Reidelberger;  Servers:  Colleen & Todd Jahnke, Sarah Zyk;  Offertory: Family of Max & Alfreda Boczek;   Rosary Leader:  Josephine McCowen;    July Ushers: Jeff Conner, Jake Heck, Chris Jahnke 

St. Charles Borromeo Contributions – July 7, 2019:  Adult Envelopes: $2849.00;  Loose: $151.00;  Father’s Day: $25.00;  Peter’s Pence: $30.00;  Cemetery: $975.00;  Memorial: $180.00 


St. Michael the Archangel: 

Sunday, July 21,  2019 – 10:00a.m. Mass – Lector: Patrick Suchomski;   Eucharistic Ministers:  Host: Stacy Helm;  Cup: Stella Pedtke, Fred Epplin;  Servers:  Jesse & Lucas Wojtowicz ;  July Ushers for Sunday:   Frank Kujawa, Francis Kujawa, Justin Kujawa, Marion Kujawa, Allen Kwiatkowski, John Kwiatkowski;    Offertory:    Family of John Kujawa;   Organist:   Jackie Herzog;   Rosary:  Ray & Margie Holtz 



St. Michael the Archangel Contributions – July 7, 2019:   Adult Envelopes: $1529.00;  Loose: $64.00;  Youth: $7.00;   Peter’s Pence: $40.00;   Maintenance: $1147.00;  CSMA: $20.00 


Please Remember in your Prayers 

Rhonda Aldridge, Dan Barczewski, JoAnn Barczewski, Linda Behrle, Scott Bevil, Linda Blackstad, Cheryl Blumhorst, Evelyn Bochantin, Kara Borowiak, George Carrigan, Florence Chwasczinski, Paul Chwasczinski, Helena Ciesielski, Jill Cox, Tammy Dial, Stephen Ellis, Marie Freeman, Adam Gibson, Ted Guinzy, Douglas Habbe, Eric Harris, Zorab Hagopian, Krystal Henry, Larry Huett, Tina Pedtke Jackson, Virginia Jahnke, Leonard Janowski, Daniel Kania, Pauline Kania, Cindy Kasban, Katie Kauer, Jacalyn Keller, Russ Kohnen, Sharon Kubiak, Jane Kujawa, Theresa Kujawa, Dennis Kwiatkowski, Andrew Lamczyk, Kailie Laramie, James Lashley, Emily Lentz and Baby, Jerry Leonard, Marty Lepacek, Clara Liszewski, Geraldine Liszewski, Irene Luchinski, Joe Lukasik, Ellen Werner Lusko, Regina Matecki, Rev. Dale Maxfield, Robert McKinzie, Nora McMeans, Connie Moore, Danny Morgan, Daniel Morski, Sr., Joann Mossa, George Nadolski, Rita Nadolski, Callen Newborn, Ben Peters, Tony Prange, Shelia Patton, Randy Pytlinski, Linda Przygoda, Rev. Joseph Rascher, Rustin Robinson, Tracy Sanders, Msgr. Ken Schaefer, Elizabeth Schultz, Kathy Sikora,  Bill Smalley, James Swambar, David Szramkowski, Debbie Szatkowski, Evelyn Szatkowski, Luke & MaryAnn Tomaszewski,  Nanette Williams, Theresa Williams, Ainsley Wills, Wayne Wilson, Kay Winka, Don Wisniewski, David Witges, Becky Wojtowicz, Dave & Rosemary Wojtowicz, Michael Wojtowicz, Pat Zelasko, Bernice Zienta and Amber Zoller, Pope Benedict XVI Emeritus   

Our Appreciation to Rosalie Kostecki and Her Family  --  As we continue to pray for the happy repose of the soul of Stanley Kostecki, let it be known to the parishioners of St. Charles Borromeo that Rosalie Kostecki and her family donated $965.00 to St. Charles Cemetery Fund and $50.00 to the Church Fund in memory of Stan.  Masses will be celebrated in due time for Stan as requested by his family and friends.  Thank you Rosalie and your family for including the well-being of our parish in your good wishes for Stan.  May he rest in peace, and may God’s comforting grace be with you as you go through this painful separation and look forward to the resurrection day when we shall all rise in the Lord to part no more with our dear ones.  Fr. Oliver Nwachukwu, Ph.D.