Bulletin: Second Sunday of Lent


39 West 200 South, Kanab UT 84741

Office: (435) 644-3414 [Please leave a message and we will respond as quickly as possible]


WEBSITE: kanabcatholicchurch.org

Sacramental Minister: Rev. Richard T. Sherman, Kanab, UT

SATURDAY VIGIL MASS  5:30 PM (Suspended Indefinitely)




NOTE: If you have a sacramental emergency after parish office hours, please call 435-673-2604 for assistance.

Black and Indian Missions in U.S. – Annual Collection TODAY.

Social Hour after Sunday Mass – Coffee, juice and bagels or muffins are served up along with some fabulous conversation.  Sundays during Lent will be less sugar intensive, but the conversation and coffee will remain fabulous!

Our next OPEN-DOOR SATURDAY is March 2, 2024 from 10:00 AM-Noon.  If you have friends or relatives that are interested in the Catholic faith, or are thinking of returning to the Church, please tell them about us and have them stop by. We would love to meet with them!  OPEN DOOR is scheduled every first and third Saturday of the month.

FINANCIAL REPORT:  February 18, 2024: Offertory: $1165; R&I $25; Church in Eastern & Central Europe: $910. Thank you again for your extraordinary generosity!

You can also donate on-line at kanabcatholicchurch.org

PRAY FOR HEALING:  Doug Ingram, Donna Murphy, Nicole Collins.  Victims of Natural Disasters, Warfare Casualties. Our Wounded Veterans.  If you have specific prayer requests, please leave us a phone message or send us an email.  We will get your intentions on the list.  We also remember all the sick and infirm at our daily Masses.

Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament: Thursday from 4 to 5:00 PM.

Community Rosary:  After the Monday morning Mass

Stations of the Cross:  Fridays during Lent at 6:00 PM.

Religious Items:  While enjoying the fabulous conversation and refreshments during our social hour, take some time and browse our extensive selection of religious gifts including some CLOSEOUT SPECIALS. 

Spiritual Reading – After buying 37 items from our gift store, slide on over to our spacious and well-organized library and pick out some spiritual reading for your Lenten reflections.

PLEASE GIVE US ALL YOUR MONEY (It might seem like it, right?).

Remember that alms giving (with prayer and fasting) is a major emphasis during Lent.

— February 25  TODAY  : Black & Indian Missions (U.S.)

— March 10:  Catholic Relief Services

— March 24:  Holy Land (Palm Sunday)

Also, you should have already received your requests in the mail to donate once again to the annual Bishops’ Appeal, a.k.a., the Diocesan Development Drive (DDD) for 2024.  Our goal this year is once again $8800.   We already have $3160 pledged and/or paid in!!

Thank you all in advance for your usual and extraordinary generosity.

Rice Bowls – are available in the gathering space for those wishing to use them for part of your annual offering to Catholic Relief Services.

Kane County Active Living Center:  Check out the flyers in the gathering space for a variety of activities for active seniors.

More Listening Sessions for Synodality – Please sign up in the gathering space if you would like to participate in a live discussion to be completed by March 9th.  A synthesis must be prepared and sent to the Diocese by March 15.  We will meet again this Thursday from 5 to 6:30 PM to discuss Question #2.  You may also choose to answer the questions in writing and submit them to Fr. Rick.  Please sign your name to your comments

Question 2
How can the structures and organization of the Church help all the baptized to respond to the call to proclaim the Gospel and to live as a community of love and mercy in Christ?      Write something right here right now before you forget?


Liturgical Reflection for 2nd Sunday of Lent:

Psalm 116

R. I will walk before the Lord, in the land of the living.\

I believed, even when I said, “I am greatly afflicted.”
Precious in the eyes of the LORD
is the death of his faithful ones.

When did you feel greatly afflicted and still felt precious in the eyes of the Lord?

O LORD, I am your servant;
I am your servant, the son of your handmaid;
you have loosed my bonds.
To you will I offer sacrifice of thanksgiving,
and I will call upon the name of the LORD.

Which of your bonds were loosed by the Lord? 

What sacrifice did you offer in thanksgiving?

My vows to the LORD I will pay
in the presence of all his people,
In the courts of the house of the LORD,
in your midst, O Jerusalem.

What vows have you made to the Lord and how have you paid them in the presence of God’s people?

(Hint:  Baptism, Matrimony, Holy Orders, avowed single life)

Today’s Prayer after Communion

As we receive these glorious mysteries, we make thanksgiving to you, O Lord, for allowing us while still on earth to be partakers even now in the things of heaven. Through Christ our Lord. When might you have had a ‘transfigured’ experience of the things of heaven?  How did the experience bring you closer to


“Resentment is like drinking poison and waiting for the other person to die.” St. Augustine