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ST. BEDE THE VENERABLE CATHOLIC CHURCH

3870 Atlanta Highway, Montgomery, Alabama, 36109 (334) 272-3463 Fax (334) 272-3492

Catholic Charities Appeal

The distinctive mark of the Christian today, more than ever, must be love for the poor, the weak, the suffering  - JP II

Each January the Archdiocese of Mobile begins it's Catholic Charities Appeal, raising money to support the poor, the needy, schools, and families throughout the southern half of Alabama.  We rely on the generosity of so many people in order to provide for the needs of those we serve.  As this New Year comes around, make a resolution to support the good works of Catholic Charities this year.

You can give online here, or fill out the giving form during Catholic Charities Appeal Sunday on January 31st. 

Sunday Mass Times
Saturday5:00 p.m. Vigil
Sunday:  8:00 a.m., 10:00 a.m., 12:30 p.m. (Espanol) & 5:00 p.m.

Office Hours
Monday - Thursday: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Friday:  8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday:  Closed


 Jubilee Year of Mercy

During the Year of Mercy there is a plenary indulgence offered to anyone who, having fulfilled the normal conditions for an indulgence, walks through the Jubilee doors in Rome or in the locations specified by the Bishop of each diocese.  Below is a listing of all Jubilee doors in the Archdiocese of Mobile as well as a small catechesis on indulgences

Myths about indulgences

Conditions for receiving an indulgence

Pope Francis' Declaration for the Year of Mercy

Other Catechetical texts

Catechesis from the Pastor:  Becoming A Eucharistic Being

Carta del Arzobispo Thomas J. Rodi. . . . . . . 

Statement from Archbishop Thomas J. Rodi regarding the       U.S. Supreme Court Decision OBERGEFELL v. HODGES

Fr. Joseph White O.P on Flannery O' Connor

Catholic Children's Ministry @ St. Bede:  A New Beginning
It is with hope, mercy and God's love that the parish begins to care for and help the parents of our families to educate their most precious gifts, - their children.  Making full use of all our resources, St. Bede has begun its new Children's ministry fully alive in the Catholic faith.  Please keep this vital and delicate ministry in your prayers for the blessing of all the children.
Visit their website: http://www.ccmstbede.wordpress.com

SAVE THE DATES for the St. John XXIII Catechist Program "Be Prepared" Apologetics Series at the St. Bede Parish Hall 6pm every 2nd Sunday of the month until May except December 6, March 6 & May 1, 2016.  Click here for the series topics and dates.

Online Giving Now Available!
St. Bede is now able to take contributions online.  Click the button below to donate.

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     Weekly Meetings in Our Parish
Men of St. Joseph, Tuesday-7am PH
Dorcas Society, Wednesday-9am PH
High School Youth (9-12 Grade), Wed-6:30pm FLC (Aug-May)
RCIA, Thursday-6pm PH (Aug-Easter)
Spanish Charismatic Prayer Meeting, Sat-7-9pm Church
RCIA Español-Catequesis, Sun-11am PH (Aug-Easter)
Junior High Youth (7-8 Grade), Sun-6-7pm FLC (Aug-May)
     Monthly Meetings in Our Parish
St. Vincent de Paul Society, every other Monday-6:30pm PH
St. Ann's Altar Circle, 1st Monday-Noon PH (Sept-May)
Jarrow Club, 2nd Monday-10am PH (Sept-June)
Knights of Columbus, 2nd Tuesday-7pm FLC
Ultreya Cursillo, 1st Thursday-6pm FLC Meeting Room
Pastoral Council, 3rd Tuesday-6pm PH
Bunco, 1st Friday-9am PH

If you would like to have altar flowers in honor/memory of a loved one, for a specific Sunday, please come to the Parish office during office hours to check date availability.  The cost for the flowers and Mass intention is $175.00.

BLESSED PALMS FROM PALM SUNDAY.  St. Bede Church is getting ready for Ash Wednesday on February 10th.  Please bring your blessed palms from Palm Sunday last year to the church vestibule or to the Parish office anytime during office hours.

FAMILY NIGHT UPDATE.  Effective on the next Family Night in March, the dinner cost per person will be $5 and $20 for a family of four or more.