GOING AWAY RECEPTION FOR THOMAS KENNEDY
Many of you are aware that Thomas will be attending seminary, beginning August 16. The parish has organized a going away reception for Sunday, August 3, from 5:00-7:00p at Monjunis Italian Restaurant on N 18th Street, Monroe.
He would be honored if you can attend and looks forward to having the opportunity to see you again before he takes the next step on his pilgrimage of faith.
FAITH FORMATION ACTIVITIES
Adults: 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.
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.
Adults: 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.
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.
Please watch for additional announcements regarding dates and registration.
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!
ADD IT TO YOU CALENDAR! Meals on Wheels Saturday, August 16, 2014
FYI... As a Deacon, Scott Brandle is empowered by the Church to witness weddings, celebrate baptisms, preside at funeral rites, and bless sacramentals for private use. If you would like to request that Deacon Scott share in these sacred moments with you or your family, please contact the parish office, or Deacon Scott directly, to make arrangements.
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)