Bulletin – March 21, 2021 – Fifth Sunday of Lent

cf. Psalm 43 (42):1-2 Give me justice, O God, and plead my cause against a nation that is faithless. From the deceitful and cunning rescue me, for you,  O God are my strength.



39 West 200 South

Kanab UT 84741

Office: (435) 644-3414

Monday – Friday, 8:00AM – 2:30PM




Please check our website regularly for updated protocols and information

Sacramental Minister

Rev. Richard T. Sherman

Kanab UT


5:30 PM


9:00 AM   




March 20, 10AM-Noon


See Fr. Rick’s Pastoral messages on the opposite side of the bulletin for our Easter schedule. Remember that all schedules are Covid contingent.

CURRENT MASS PROTOCOLS CONTINUE:  Per Diocesan policy in accordance with current public health recommendations, the people (except liturgical ministers serving in the sanctuary) must wear cloth face masks upon entering the church until they depart. Masks will remain on the face throughout the whole Mass except while receiving communion. Saint Christopher will offer Mass for up to 28 persons at each Mass, with seating at six-foot distances required. Groups of 4 or more worshippers are asked to arrive at least 20 minutes before Mass begins, to be seated per distancing protocols. Any Mass that you attend during the week will satisfy your Sunday obligation. As always, the greatest concern is for each person’s health and safety, thus it is up to each person to make the decision that is best for them and the community. Please consult our website or call the parish office with any questions. Thank you for your patience and cooperation.

FINANCIAL REPORT FOR MARCH 13-14, 2021:  Offertory $1,141 / Donations Mail $120 /    Renovations & Improvements $25 / Catholic Relief Services (20-2201) $650 / Votive Offerings $4.00 = $1,940.

Special Collection next Sunday:  Pope Francis has asked our parish to support the Pontifical Good Friday collection, which helps Christians in the Holy Land. Your support helps the church minister in parishes, provide Catholic schools and offer religious education, plus helps to preserve the sacred shrines. With your contribution, you become an instrument of peace and join with Catholics around the world in solidarity with the Church in the Holy Land. Thank you for your support!

Rice Bowl Campaign, WEEK 5: Families in Madagascar are building household gardens that maintain nutrient-rich soil and stay productive during winter months. What recipes does your family like to make?  Read this week’s story at crsricebowl.org.

DIOCESAN DEVELOPMENT DRIVE (DDD): Our 2021 goal is $9,500. Our progress as of 3/15/2021: PLEDGES: $1,233 / ONE-TIME GIFTS: $1,600 / PAID TO DATE: $2,433 / DONORS: 13. Help us help the Diocese of Salt Lake City meet the goals of the annual Bishop’s Appeal. Thank you!

From the Office of Safe Environment: The Catholic Diocese of Salt Lake City is committed to protecting children and young people. If you are aware of abuse or have been abused by clerics, Church volunteers or Church workers, contact the Division of Child and Family Services at 1-855-323-3237. For pastoral assistance contact the Diocesan Pastoral Center at 801-328-8641.

PRAY FOR THE SICK: Please offer your prayers and your special intentions for: Ian Browning, Roberta Champlin, Elizabeth Curtis, Denise Drinkwater, Nancy Goebel, Sandra Kirkland, Catherine Lazara, Louann Marocchi, Tom McDonnell, Dale Motzkus, Aileen and Jim Norton, Loretta Ozga, Michael and Colleen Petullo, Jim Prag, Dusty Reese, George Reese, Lucy Sanders, Linda & Kenny Spencer, Laurel Steele, Peter Stephan, George Strutzel, Linda Travis, Hella Viola, Barbara Walk, Cody Wentz, Debbie Wentz, those who are ill with Covid-19 and those caring for them, and for our Service men and women and their families.