52 South 3rd St., PO Box 128

Radom, Illinois 62876


St. Michael's Church

    Third Sunday in Ordinary Time -  January 26, 2020 



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:  618-787-2781 Fax:  618-787-2781 

E-Mail:  stmichaelsradom@frontier.com E-mail:  stcharleschurch@wisperhome.com          

Website:  www.stmichaelradom.com Website: scbc.worthyofpraise.org 


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., 4:00 – 6:00pm 


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. Angela Merici, Virgin & Religious Founder;  Reading: 2 Sm 5:1-7, 10;  Gospel: Mk 3:22-30;  Tuesday –  St. Thomas Aquinas, Priest & Doctor of the Church:  Reading: 2 Sm 6:12b-15, 17-19:  Gospel: Mk 3:31-35;   Wednesday -     Reading: 2 Sm 7:4-17; Gospel: Mk 4:1-20;  Thursday –     Reading: 2 Sm 7:18-19, 24-29; Gospel: Mk 4:21-25;  Friday – St. John Bosco, Priest:   Reading:  2 Sm 11:1-4a, 5-10a, 13-17;  Gospel: Mk 4:26-34;  Saturday –    Reading: 2 Sm 12:1-7a, 10-17:   Gospel: Mk 4:35-41:   Sunday;  The Presentation of the Lord:   Reading 1: Mal 3:1-4:  Reading 2:  Heb 2:14-18;  Gospel: Lk 2:22-40 or 2:22-32 



St. Michael 

Thank you to those that volunteered to clean church in the month of January.  Cleaners for the month of February are: Janet Bock, Chairperson; Jamie Kwiatkowski, Beth Dreas, Carla Chesnek 

2019 Contribution Statements are located at the entrances to church.  Please pick up your envelope.  Thank you. 

St. Michael’s Calendar winners for January 26, 2020:  Johnna Tomaszewski, Ashley, IL & Tamara & Jim Cluck, Smithton, IL.  $100 winner for the month of January: Kennidy Wilkens, Effingham, IL. 

St. Michael’s $13,000 Giveaway Raffle order forms are at the entrances to the church for you to pick up.  Tickets are available by contacting the parish office, Beverly Schindelar, 485-6455; Jerry Watters, 485-2299, Marvin Winka, 485-2748 or Bernadine Kabat, 279-3466.  Tickets are also available at the Farmers & Merchants Banks (Ashley & DuBois).    

Early Bird drawing is January 29, 2020 for the St. Michael’s $13,000 Giveaway Raffle.  We will draw five (5) tickets for $50 or another ticket.  All tickets will be put back in for the big drawing on Feb. 8, 2020.  Don’t miss your chance to get into the Early Bird Drawing!!!    

This is an important fundraiser for our parish as the proceeds are used to pay our school subsidy and help the PSR program.  Please help by purchasing and asking family, friends, co-workers, business associates, etc. to buy a ticket.  We have never sold 800 tickets so your chances of winning are even better.  We don’t want anyone to miss out on a chance to win one of the great cash prizes being awarded.  

Beverly will be in back of church before Mass on Jan. 26 and Feb. 2 to sell raffle tickets.   

St. Michael Valentine Chicken & Beverage Dance is Feb. 8 at the KC Hall, DuBois. Doors open at 6:30 PM – Dance from 7:30-11:30 PM with music by the Beaucoup Bottom Band.  Tickets are $20 for adults; Children 6-12: $7.00; ages 5 & under: Free. Contact the parish office, 485-2265, Bernadine Kabat, 246-7834, Beverly Schindelar, 485-6455 or DuBois Farmers & Merchants Bank for tickets or purchase at the door.                                                                                               Sign-up sheets to help clean chicken on Friday, Feb. 7 and to help serve chicken at the dance on Feb. 8 are located at the entrances to church.  You may also call the parish office, 485-2265, if you can help.  All and any help is much appreciated.   

We are selling raffle tickets for a quilt to be raffled off at the Chicken & Beverage Dance on Feb. 8th.  The quilt will be displayed next weekend in the back of church.  Chances are $5.00 a ticket or 5 tickets for $20.00. Tickets can be purchased at the entrances to church this weekend and next weekend, call the parish office or purchase them at the dance.  Proceeds will go toward the payment of the parish school subsidy.  Thank you to Severine Czerniejewski for putting the quilt top together and the quilters for quilting the quilt.   


Thank you to everyone who helped take down the Christmas decorations.  Your help is most appreciated.   


FOR YOUR SAFETY:  In case of inclement weather (snow, ice, etc.) please do not use the front steps to church.  The front doors will be locked.   Please use the elevator entrances in case of inclement weather.  Thank you.   

The Rest    

The Cancer Support Group will meet Thursday, Jan. 30 at 6 PM at The White House for dinner.   

Tickets for Mollie B dances will go on sale Monday, Feb. 3 at 6 PM at the KC Hall, DuBois.  Tickets are $15.00.  Dance dates are Fri., April 3 – 7-11 PM with doors opening at 5 PM.  Sat., April 4 – 2-6 PM with doors opening at Noon.   

Pinochle Tournaments scheduled for: Feb. 2, 9, 16 & 23 to be held at St. Mary Magdalen, Todds Mill.  Doors open at 11 AM and play begins at 12 Noon.  Food & drinks available.   

Newman Auxiliary Quilt & Cash Bingo – Sunday, Feb. 23 – at St. John the Baptist Parish Center, Red Bud, IL.  Doors open at 11 AM and bingo starts at 1 PM.  (Paper bingo cards, bring your daubers.)  Lunch also available at 11 AM.  Proceeds support the Newman Catholic Student Center at SIU-Carbondale.      



This Week’s Schedule of Events 



Saturday Jan. 25, 2020   5:00pm Mass          M/M Leonard Resch DuBois 



Sunday Jan. 26, 2020   8:00am Mass         John Grabowski DuBois   



Sunday Jan. 26, 2020 10:00am Mass         George Dreas Radom 



Sunday Jan. 26, 2020    9:00 – 11:00am     PSR Classes                   DuBois 


Monday             Jan. 27, 2020     No Mass     



Tuesday Jan. 28, 2020     No Mass    



Wednesday Jan. 29, 2020     No Mass 



Thursday Jan. 30, 2020     No Mass      



Friday Jan. 31, 2020     No Mass 



Saturday Feb. 1, 2020   5:00pm Mass          Bernice Janowski DuBois 



Sunday Feb. 2, 2020   8:00am Mass         M/M Stanley Wesolak DuBois   



Sunday Feb. 2, 2020 10:00am Mass         John & Helen Grzegorek Radom 




St. Charles 


Chicken & Dumpling Dinner is Feb. 2, 2020 from 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM in the parish center.  All are welcome.  Extra flyers and tickets are in the back of church.  All help is welcome the weekend of Feb. 1 & 2.  Any questions call Becky at 214-6835 & leave a message and I will get back to you.  Thank you.  Becky 


St. Charles parishioner contribution statements for 2019 are in the back of church.  Please pick yours up.   


There will be a follow-up meeting for the Snowball Dance Committee this Sun., Jan. 26 in the parish hall after the 8 AM Mass.  It will be held in the first classroom on your left.   


Polishfest shirts are now available for purchase at the Mule Barn, Farmers & Merchants Bank in DuBois, and at Irene Damazyn’s house.  

A heartfelt “thank you” to all who helped and contributed to the success of the recent Snowball Dance.  Your generosity and willingness to work benefited all.  Monica 


St. Michael 


Raffle prizes are needed for the upcoming Altar & Rosary Sodality Quilt & Cash Bingo to be held on March 15.  If you would like to donate a prize for the raffle, please contact Frances Smalley at 485-6650. 

Anyone interested in quilting in the evening at the church please call Mary Dreas at 521-6169.   

Altar & Rosary Sodality meeting will be Sun., Feb. 2 after the 10 AM Mass.  Dues are payable at this time.  New members are welcome.   Committee:  Mary Dreas, Chairperson;  Mary Czerniejewski, Severine Czerniejewski, Rita Gajewski, Jeanette Grzechowiak, Margie Holtz 


Liturgical Assistants 


St. Charles Borromeo: 

Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020 – 5:00p.m. Mass – Lector: Christina Zmudzinski;  Eucharistic Ministers: Host: Judy Pieszchalski; Cup: Christina Zmudzinski, Jerry Zmudzinski;  Servers:  Sarah Restoff, Reagan Waldman, & Volunteer;   Offertory: Family of Bernice Janowski;    February 2020 Ushers: Raymond Restoff, Joe Dalman, Tyler Jahnke 


Sunday, Feb. 2, 2020 – 8:00a.m. Mass – Lector: Chris Jahnke;  Eucharistic Ministers: Host: Ellen Boczek; Cup: Chris & Tammy Jahnke;  Choir: Host: Jim Boczek;  Cup: Kathy Conner;  Servers:  Sarah Zyk, Todd & Colleen Jahnke;   Offertory: Family of M/M Stanley Wesolak;   Rosary Leader:  Josephine McCowen; February 2020 Ushers: Rich Majewski, Cliff Polczynski, Mike Wisneski 

St. Charles Borromeo Contributions – Jan. 19, 2020:  Adult Envelopes: $1214.00;  Loose: $529.00;  Solemnity of Mary: $50.00;  Capital Development: $176.00;  Cemetery: $100.00 


St. Michael the Archangel: 

Sunday, Feb. 2, 2020 – 10:00a.m. Mass – Lector: Alice Pytlinski;   Eucharistic Ministers:  Host: Valerie Zgonina ;  Cup: Bernice Winka, Mike Jurkowski;  Servers: Jesse & Lucas Wojtowicz, Jackson Maurer;   February Ushers for Sunday:  Bill Chesnek, Mike Chwasczinski, Jerome Dreas, James Dreas, Fred Epplin, Ken Gill ;  Offertory:  Family of  John & Helen Grzegorek;    Organist:   Hayley Kwiatkowski;     Rosary Leader:     Altar & Rosary Sodality 



St. Michael the Archangel Contributions – Jan. 19, 2020:   Adult Envelopes: $1343.00;  Loose: $326.00;  Youth: $3.00;  Sweet Treat:  $60.00; Calendar Raffle: $100.00 


Please Remember in your Prayers 

Rhonda Aldridge, Dan Barczewski, JoAnn Barczewski, Linda Behrle, Scott Bevil, Linda Blackstad, Cheryl Blumhorst, Evelyn Bochantin, Kara Borowiak, Ruth Burde, George Carrigan, Florence Chwasczinski, Paul Chwasczinski, Helena Ciesielski, Jill Cox, Tammy Dial, Pat Dickson, Stephen Ellis, Marie Freeman, Adam Gibson, Laura Gill, Ted Guinzy, Douglas Habbe, Eric Harris, Zorab Hagopian, Stacy Helm, Krystal Henry, Larry Huett, Tina Pedtke Jackson, Virginia Jahnke, Leonard Janowski, Daniel Kania, Pauline Kania, Cindy Kasban, Katie Kauer, Russ Kohnen, Sharon Kubiak, Ernie Kujawa, 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, Ellen Werner Lusko, Danny Michelleto, Regina Matecki, Rev. Dale Maxfield, Nora McMeans, Connie Moore, Danny Morgan, Robbie Morgan, Daniel & Sarah Morgan, Daniel Morski, Sr., Joann Mossa, Rita Nadolski, Callen Newborn, Rhonda Niedbalski, Ben Peters, Tony Prange, Shelia Patton, Randy Pytlinski, Linda Przygoda, Rev. Joseph Rascher, Rustin Robinson, Tracy Sanders, Msgr. Ken Schaefer, Elizabeth Schultz, Kathy Sikora,  James Swambar, David Szramkowski, Debbie Szatkowski, Evelyn Szatkowski, Luke Tomaszewski, Nanette Williams, Theresa Williams, Ainsley Wills, Wayne Wilson, Don Wisniewski, David Witges, Becky Wojtowicz, Dave & Rosemary Wojtowicz, Michael Wojtowicz, Pat Zelasko, Bernice Zienta and Amber Zoller, Pope Benedict XVI Emeritus   

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