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Entries for February 2012

Operation Rice Bowl

Posted on February 16, 2012

Rice Bowls and Home Calendar Guides will be available on the table in the Gathering Space next weekend February 18/19, 2012. The Rice Bowl collection will be on Holy Thursday with the funds going to the Catholic Relief Services to help our brothers and sisters who are in need. Please take a Rice Bowl and Guide home to use this Lenten season.

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Each Friday of Lent at 6:30 p.m. beginning February 24, 2012 we will celebrate the Stations of the Cross. After the Stations of the Cross, we will have simple potluck dinners. Please bring a meatless pasta (hot or cold) salad or desserts to share. The parish will provide the plates and table settings as well as drinks each evening. The first dinner on February 24, 2012 will honor our Candidates and Catechumens who will be attending the Rite of Election on Sunday February 26, to be called to the Catholic faith. Please join your fellow parishioners on Friday, February 24, and each Friday concluding on March 20, 2012 to share...

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ASH WEDNESDAY MASS AND ECUMENICAL SERVICE – On Ash Wednesday, February 22, 2012, our Mass and distribution of ashes will be at 8:00 a.m. The evening service will be an Ecumenical Service at 7:30 p.m. with the blessing and distribution of ashes as we have in past years. This year’s service will be hosted by Pope John XXIII. The collection in the morning will benefit J.O.I.N. and the evening collection will benefit local charities. What a wonderful way to begin the Lenten season by praying with our Christian brothers and sisters.

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First Eucharist Parent Meeting

Posted on February 03, 2012

All parents of children in second grade or older, who have not made their First Communion, are invited to attend a meeting on Tuesday, February 14, 2012, at 7:30 p.m. We will be explaining the preparation process, time line, etc., and will be distributing the necessary materials. Please make every effort to be present so that you will be able to assist your child in getting ready for this beautiful Sacrament.

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Catholic Times

Posted on February 03, 2012

PARISH COLLECTION TIME – The month of February is our parish collection for the Catholic Times weekly newspaper. Donation envelopes for this collection are included in the February collection packet. The rate for the Catholic Times is $17.00 per year. If you have direct withdrawal from your checking/credit card, you can either let the office know to deduct for the Catholic Times or you can put a check in the basket and we will make sure you are credited for the payment. The Catholic Times lets readers receive a Catholic perspective on the world around us: local, national, worldwide, and Vatican news; diocesan, parish...

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