Announcements for the week of March 18 2018

  1. EDGE Youth for grades 6-8 meets Fridays at 7:00 p.m. LIFETEEN for High School students next meet Saturday, March 24 at 5:00 p.m. All students are welcome!
  2. It’s ShareLife season again. Please take a parish bulletin to read the testimonials of how your money has blessed many people, changed their lives and families. The next collection is April 22. Thank you for your generosity.
  3. Coins for Life is our parish Lent Almsgiving project. Please collect small change in your plastic box. Teach and encourage your children as their help and prayers are vital to save babies and mothers’ lives. We ask you to return them by Holy Week.
  4. Stations of the Cross are every Friday in Lent in our 3 languages. This Friday night Mass in English is offered with the Stations of the Cross at 7:45 p.m. The Via Crucis in Spanish is at 8:45 p.m. The church is open daily for your personal Stations of the Cross. All are welcome to attend our Lenten services.
  5. We have a book sale! The Lenten Little Black Book reflections are an excellent way to journey with Christ this Holy Week. These simple 6 minute daily Scripture reflections in English or Spanish will help deepen your relationship with Christ. We also offer the yellow Adoration book in English or Italian for your Friday Adoration devotion. Each is $1.50 or buy both for $2.00 in the parish office.
  6. Lenten Mission: in Italiano with Don Francesco Armenti is March 18-21 starting tomorrow night at 7:00 p.m. Please see posters or take a bulletin.
  7. Our Warm Hearts, Warm Hands Special Boiler Fundraiser is growing. Thanks to the many parishioners who are helping to pay this debt off. As you donate, we’ll publish your name if you wish and your generous amount. Extra special thanks to the parishioners who give multiple times.
  8. Sign-Up Sunday has been extended for Cardinal Collin’s Call for Conscience Campaign. Please sign up at the back of the church where you’ll find the letter to your MPP. Or stop by the office Monday to Friday 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
  9. Spring cleaning time is here. Please save all your old electronics! The Recycling your Electronics Community Collection fundraising event is coming next month from April 14 to 22 Earth Day from 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. All proceeds will benefit our parish. Please hold onto your donations until this week when we have the bin. See posters.
  10. The Finance Council meets Thursday, March 22 at 7:00 p.m.
  11. Secular Franciscans invite the parish community to join them March 18 at the 12:00 p.m. Mass for the Profession of two new lay vocations to the Franciscan way of life as a lay person living the Gospel in daily life.  Come meet them at the reception that follows. All are invited!

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