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Entries for October 2017

PARISH ACTIVITIES COMMISSION PLANS A FALL BONFIRE: Please join us at the shelter house on Saturday, October 14th, immediately following the 5:00 p.m. Mass for our Fall Bonfire. We will have hot dogs, cider, hot chocolate and marshmallows for roasting over the fire. Please bring your lawn chairs!! Hope to see you there!!

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BABY BOTTLE FOR PREGNANCY DECISION HEALTH CENTERS: Once again, we are helping to raise awareness by grabbing a baby bottle after Mass this weekend, October 7/8. Filling it with your loose change, cash or check will directly support the free, life-saving programs offered at the seven area Pregnancy Decision Health Centers. The bottles ...

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OCTOBER IS RESPECT LIFE MONTH: October is the month set aside to reflect on life issues and pray for and promote greater respect for all human life. Pick up free literature at the gathering area table on building a culture that cherishes all life. You can help women facing an unplanned pregnancy get the support they need to choose lif...

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FIRST ANNUAL TRUNK-OR-TREAT EVENT: The Knights of Columbus is hosting the First Annual Trunk-or-Treat Event on October 29, from 2:30- 4:00 p.m. in the parking lot and social hall of St. John XXIII. Trunk-or- Treat is an opportunity to provide a safe “trick-or-treat” experience to our parish’s youth while providing fe...

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PROGRESSIVE EUCHRE PARTY: Please check your calendar! The Knights of Columbus will hold a Euchre Party on Saturday, October 21, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. There will be Knights taking your preregistration next weekend, October 7/8 and after all Masses.

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PLATINUM CLUB: On Wednesday, October 18, 7:00 p.m., the Platinum Club will host a Bingo game for the members. Prizes will be awarded and snacks will be provided. Cost is $5.00 at the door. The Platinum Club is open to all parishioners 55 years and above.

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KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL 16561 FIRST DEGREE: Catholic men, 18 years of age or older, mark your calendars for Monday, October 16 at 6:30 p.m. We will have a first degree exemplification for new members. We have had a good first year and want to do even more going forward. Please join us. Knights will be available before and after al...

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NURSERY VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: We are looking for adults and youth, 6th grade or older. The commitment is only one hour each month, during the 9:00 a.m. or 11:00 a.m. Masses. This is a very rewarding ministry, you get to play with the children and give their parents the opportunity to attend Mass. Adults will need to complete Protecting G...

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FALL 2017 ADULT BIBLE STUDY “WILD GOOSE”: The Wild Goose is a Bible Study that focuses on the power of the Holy Spirit. This study is on the Formed website and is hosted by Father Dave Pivonka, who teaches how to call on the Holy Spirit to guide us through our daily lives. The study began on Thursday, September 21. The Tue...

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ITALY TRIP WITH FATHER DENIS: Travel to Italy with Fr. Denis and friends. You are invited to experience some of the religious and historical wonders, as well as culinary delights of many cities in Italy including Rome, Pompeii, Capri, Positano, Amalfi, Sorrento, Assisi, Florence, Pisa and Venice. This trip features a visit to the birt...

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PLEASE DO NOT PARK ON THE GRASS: Please do not park on the grass as it damages the grass and puts ruts in the ground. In addition to our parking lots, Tri-County Medical Center has graciously allowed us to use their lots for our Saturday and Sunday Masses, since 2004. There is a walkway between their lots and ours. We thank you for yo...

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