St. Michael's Church

52 South 3rd St., PO Box 128

Radom, Illinois 62876


Epiphany of the Lord -  January 5, 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 

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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., 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. Andre Bessette, Reliigous;  Reading: 1 Jn 3:22-4:6;  Gospel: Lk 2:36-40;  Tuesday –  St. Raymond of Penafort, Priest:  Reading:    1 Jn 4:7-10  Gospel: Mk 6:34-44;   Wednesday -   Reading: 1 Jn 4:11-18; Gospel: Mk 6:45-52;  Thursday –   Reading: 1 Jn 4:19-54; Gospel: Lk 4:14-22;  Friday –  Reading:  1 Jn 5:5-13;  Gospel: Lk 5:12-16;  Saturday –   Reading:  1 Jn 5:14-2;  Gospel: Jn 3:22-30:   Sunday;: Baptism of the Lord:   Reading 1: Is 42:1-4, 6-7:  Reading 2:  Acts 10:34-3;  Gospel: Mt 3:13-17 




St. Charles 

PARISH OUTREACH COMMITTEE: We are looking for interested people to participate in a committee designed to initiate a plan and process that can reach out to: PAST, PRESENT AND POTENTIAL NEW PARISHIONERS.  If you are interested please come to the initial meeting on January 12th, 2020 after the 8am Mass.  ALL are welcome to attend.  If you are unable to attend but would like to be on this committee please call the parish office @ 618/787-2781 with your name & contact information.  Thank you, St. Charles Parish/Finance Council 

Ellen will be in the back of church at St. Charles before and after Mass January 4 & 5 to collect any items for the Silent Auction or if you wish monetary donations towards the purchase of items.  Thank you in advance.   



Snowball Dance is January 18, 2020.  Doors open at 6:30 PM;  Hors d’oeuvres Buffet served at 7 PM;  Music from 8 – 11:30 PM.  Music by “One Night Stand.”  Live & Silent Auctions.  Tickets: $15 in advance/$20 at door.  K-8 - $5 at door.  Pre-K & Under – Free.  For tickets contact Monica at 618-318-6802 or Kathryn Restoff at 618-201-4806 or stop by Farmers & Merchants Bank in DuBois.  The deadline for food donations is January 12.  Thank you.  Monica 




St. Michael 


2020 Calendar Raffle tickets are available at the entrances to the church or you can contact the parish office.   Please pick up some tickets for yourself and to sell to family, friends, and co-workers.  All help is much appreciated. 

St. Michael’s Calendar winners for January 5, 2020: Pat & Amanda Stern, Ashley, IL & Zach Zmudzinski, Omaha, Nebraska 

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 ticket drawings for $50 or another ticket will be held on January 29, 2020.  The Early Bird drawing tickets will be put back in for the big drawing to be held at the Feb. 8, 2020 Valentine Dance.   


Thank you to those that volunteered to clean church in the month of December.  Cleaners for the month of January 2020: Sherry Kobus: chairperson; Mary Dreas, Caroline Winkeler, Rita Gajewski 




The Rest   

Pinochle Tournament  - Sunday, Jan 5, 2020, Jan. 12, 2020 and Jan. 19, 2020 at Todds Mill.  Doors open at 11 AM and play begins at Noon.  

Jan.5, 2020 – Knights of Columbus Scholarship Breakfast at KC Hall, DuBois.  All-You-Can-Eat Pancakes, Sausage and Eggs.  Serving from 7 AM – 12 Noon. 

St. Liborius Parish Quilt Bingo, Sunday, Jan. 12 at the American Legion Hall, St. Libory, IL.  Bingo starts at 1 PM with doors opening at 11 AM.  Sandwiches and desserts will be available starting at 11 AM.   





This Week’s Schedule of Events 



Saturday Jan. 4, 2020   5:00pm Mass          Bernice Janowski DuBois 



Sunday Jan. 5, 2020   8:00am Mass         Oley Bochantin DuBois   



Sunday Jan. 5, 2020 10:00am Mass         Betty Kujawa Radom 


Monday             Jan. 6, 2020     No Mass     



Tuesday Jan. 7, 2020     No Mass    



Wednesday Jan. 8, 2020     No Mass 


Wednesday Jan. 8, 2020       7:00pm                 Parish Council Meeting Radom 



Thursday Jan. 9, 2020     No Mass      



Friday Jan. 10, 2020     No Mass 



Saturday Jan. 11, 2020   5:00pm Mass          Irene Sherman DuBois 



Sunday Jan. 12, 2020   8:00am Mass         Stanley & Matilda Wesolak DuBois   



Sunday Jan. 12, 2020 10:00am Mass         Kay Winka Radom 



Sunday Jan. 12, 2020      9:00-11:00am     PSR Classes DuBois 



The Catholic Service and Ministry Appeal… Blessed to receive, chosen to give 

At Sister Thea Bowman Catholic School – the only remaining Catholic elementary school in East St. Louis – 100% of the students graduate from high school and 95% attend colleges and universities!  Your support of The Catholic Service and Ministry Appeal helps to make this possible.  If you have not already done so, please consider making a gift today.  The youngsters at Sister Thea Bowman are counting on you. 



Prayer for the Sick – Dear Jesus, divine physician and healer of the sick, we turn to you in this time of illness.  Oh dearest comforter of the troubled, alleviate our worry and sorrow with your gentle love, and grant us the grace and strength to accept this burden.  Dear God, we place our worries in your hands.   



Liturgical Assistants 


St. Charles Borromeo: 

Saturday, Jan. 11 2020 – 5:00p.m. Mass – Lector: Christina Zmudzinski;  Eucharistic Ministers: Host: Christina Zmudzinski; Cup: Jerry Zmudzinski, Charlotte Dalman;  Servers:  Dillon Banach, Volunteer;   Offertory: Family of Irene Sherman;    January 2020 Ushers: Chip Kujawa, Don Pieszchalski, Brian Polczynski 


Sunday, Jan. 12, 2020 – 8:00a.m. Mass – Lector: Brian Trentman;  Eucharistic Ministers: Host: Ellen Boczek; Cup: Jim Boczek, Becky Wisneski;  Choir: Host: Greg Zmudzinski;  Cup: Juliann Zyk;  Servers:  Colleen & Todd Jahnke, Kaden Linkey;   Offertory: Family of Stanley & Matilda Wesolak;   Rosary Leader:  Chris & Tammy Jahnke;  January 2020 Ushers: Chris Jahnke, Bob Konkel, Daniel Kujawa 

St. Charles Borromeo Contributions – Dec. 29, 2019:  Adult Envelopes: $801.00;  Loose: $60.00;  Christmas-parish: $130.00 


St. Michael the Archangel: 

Sunday, Jan. 12, 2020 – 10:00a.m. Mass – Lector: Ron McKay;   Eucharistic Ministers:  Host: Debbie Colgrave ;  Cup: Bernice Winka, Valerie Zgonina;  Servers: Tommy Herzog, Brooke Harris;   January Ushers for Sunday:  Rich Winka, Jerome Barczewski, Melvin Bielong, George Bock, Matt & Dustin Chesnek ;  Offertory:  Family of  Kay Winka;    Organist: Hayley Kwiatkowski;     Rosary Leader:  Severine Czerniejewski 



St. Michael the Archangel Contributions – Dec. 29, 2019:   Adult Envelopes: $1869.00  Loose: $247.00;  Youth: $4.00;  Christmas Envelopes:  $460.00;  Collection for Needy:  $65.00;  Crib:  $2.00;  Calendar Raffle: $1000.00;  George Nadolski Memorials:  Maintenance: $670.00; Cemetery: $365.00 


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, 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, 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