THE RED MASS SOCIETY OF NORTHEAST LOUISIANA cordially invites you to attend the Votive Mass of the Holy Spirit, historically known as the Red Mass to be celebrated at –
- Saint Matthew Catholic Church
- 121 Jackson Street
- Monroe , LA
- Friday, the 5th of September, 2014
- at 9:00 a.m.
ST FREDERICK ANNUAL PRINCIPAL’S RECEPTION
The annual Principal’s Reception will be held at the bayou home of Stephanie and Scott Trezise on Thursday, September 4th. The reception kicks off the celebration of the 50th year of service as St. Frederick High School. St. Frederick traces its roots back to 1864 beginning with St. Hyacinth, St. Matthew and Little Flower.
The kickoff reception is the primary membership drive event for St. Frederick Alumni, Family & Friends (AF&F). Membership levels of Warrior Knight and above include ticket(s) for the reception at $100 each or $150 a couple. For membership or ticket information, go to stfrederickhigh.org and click on Alumni or call 323-9636.
FAITH FORMATION ACTIVITIES
Want to learn more about the Catholic Church? RCIA (Rites of Christian Initiation for Adults) instruction will be held on Thursday nights. Deacon Scott will again lead these classes where participants will learn about Catholic teaching, prayer, and ritual.
- The Teachings of Pope Francis led by author Mike Van Vranken will be held in Marsh Hall on Tuesdays from September 23 to October 28, 2014. Sessions will be held from 6:30pm – 8:30 pm. The format for the sessions will be prayer, instruction, discussion, and hospitality.
- Deacon Scott Brandle will have a class during our Faith Formation Wednesday Program. In his class, participants will read and discuss the Readings for the upcoming weekend Mass.
Kids ages 4 – 17:
- We have new Faith Formation Wednesday classes that will begin in September. All classes will be held in Marsh Hall. All of our First Eucharist and Confirmation Preparation will be held during this time.
Feel called to lead?
DON’T FORGET TO GO TO MASS WHILE YOU ARE TRAVELING or on vacation this summer. Go to www.masstimes.org to plan your Mass attendance while planning your vacation. Be safe and have fun!
YOU ARE NEEDED… We are looking for volunteers in all areas of ministry, for each Mass. Do you have gifts that you would like to share with your Catholic family? Please contact the parish office and let us know how you would like to help. Our needs are:
- Altar Servers
- Altar Society
- Choir Members
- Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion
- Rosary Leaders (4PM Mass)