St. John the Baptist
162 2nd Ave. SE
Beach, ND 58621
St. Mary's
305 4th St.
Medora, ND 58645
St. Mary's
405 Gass St.
Golva, ND 58632
of Beach, Golva, and Medora, North Dakota
FULL STEWARDSHIP PARISHES
Tri-Parish Office
162 2nd Avenue SE
PO Box 337
Beach, ND 58621
(701) 872-4153
Fax: (701) 872-4377
Pastor: Father Daniel Berg
Office hours 9-4 M-TH 9-2 F  Summer
Office hours 9-4:30 M-F Winter
bergdjos@yahoo.com
         MASS SCHEDULES:
St. John the Baptist
Summer:   May 6 to Oct. 22,  2017
Saturday: 6:30PM
Sunday: 10:30 am year round
Daily Mass times: Check the bulletin.
    Winter:
Saturday 4:00pm October 28 through April 2018

St. Mary's Golva
 Sunday: 8:00AM year round

St. Mary's Medora
Summer:  May 6 to Oct. 21,  2017

Saturday: 4:00 pm MASS . . . . & May 28  switches to
the Medora Comm. Building to Sept.  10.

Switches to the church through Oct. 21.
          Winter:
 
From October 22 April 2018-No Services
RECONCILIATION
Regular times plus communal services during Advent & Lent.
St. John's: l/2 Hour before Daily Mass
(confession available following the weekend Masses at St. John the Baptist)

Saturday: 1   Hour Before Mass
St. Mary's: l/2 Hour before Mass

*ANYTIME BY APPOINTMENT*
ANOINTING OF THE SICK
This sacrament is celebrated annually in each parish
community. Anyone preparing for surgery or wishing
to receive the sacrament is asked to call the parish office.
Please notify the pastor upon admission of a family member
into the hospital.

PRAYER CHAIN
St. John's call Marian Quale at 872-4617
St. Mary's-G call Charlene Weinreis 872-5777

COMMUNION TO SHUT-INS
Any homebound parishioner wishing to receive Communion
on Sunday is asked to call the parish office.

BAPTISM
Contact the parish office at least one month before the baby is
to be born.

WEDDING
Contact the parish office and visit with the priest
at least nine months before the desired date.
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Today's Readings
Hi Father Dan:

I HAVE BEEN AWAY FROM THE CATHOLIC CHURCH FOR SOME TIME NOW – HOW DO I COME HOME AND BECOME ACTIVE AGAIN?
•    Recognize that your Father in Heaven wants you to come home. Regardless of what has happened in your life or how long you've been away, you can always come
home to the Catholic Church. And our Lord wants you to come home. Think about the Prodigal Son. The young man had walked away from his father. But eventually, he
had a change of heart and tentatively made his way home, full of doubts about whether his father would accept him back. The story has a happy ending. Not only did the
father welcome his son home again, but he threw a party in celebration of his son's return!

•   Call Father Berg and schedule a good visit. He would love to meet with you to hear about your journey home and to help your transition in becoming active again. During
this visit, any concerns or issues you had could be discussed. As well, he could determine whether you need any help with irregular sacramental situations, (for example:
getting your marriage con-validated if you were married outside the Church, addressing unbaptized or unconfirmed children, etc).
NOTICES
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Winter Season
Saturday 10/21 is the last Mass at St. Mary's Medora until
May 2018.
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Fr. David Morman missionary in Kissi, Kenya
 BLOG  = https://notesfromafricablog.wordpress.com/
dmorman@bismarckdiocese.com

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St. John's Fall Dinner Oct. 29th 11:30am to 1pm.
Roast beef and ham & all the
trimmings.  Bake sale and silent auction.