September 30, 2018

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Prayerful Sympathy is extended to the family of James Harden, father of our parish family member, Matthew Harden. Please remember James in prayer, along with his family and friends, during this difficult time of loss, pain and adjustment.

 

 

 

Prayerful Anniversary Congrats to our Deacon Frank Hine & his wife, Joan who celeb rated 36 years of the Sacrament of Matrimony this week!

 

Deepest Prayerful Gratitude to Pete Bondzinski who volunteered, for nearly 18 years, to open our Church on Sunday mornings… as well as to Susan Anthony for her creative artistry that helps to decorate our Sanctuary! A Double Thumbs Up!

 

All Souls Day Mass Intention Envelopes are available in our church vestibule. They will be prayed for at our All Souls Day Masses and designated Masses throughout November. Deepest Prayerful Gratitude for continuing this beautiful tradition of remembering our deceased loved ones.

 


Novena to St. Theresa continues after today’s 4PM & Sunday’s 8AM Masses and concludes after Monday’s 9AM Mass.

Volunteer/s Needed to Open Church on Sunday Mornings at 7AM. Your assistance is deeply appreciated by calling 570-779-9620.

Please Keep our Confirmation Class, their Sponsors and Catechists in your prayers as they prepare to celebrate this Sacrament next weekend. Thanks!

Please Note: Starting this week, kneeler replacement will occur. Thank you for adjusting your kneeling!


Faith Formation / Ministry

  • Classes will be held as usual this week.
  • Substitute Teachers and Aides are needed for our Faith Formation Program. Please call the rectory office (570-779-9620) if you are able to volunteer. Thank You!

 

The next class will be held on Monday, October 1st at 7PM in the church hall. If you are expecting or recently had a baby, please call the rectory office to register for this class.

 

Prayer Shawl Gathering will be held on Thursday, October 18th at 6PM in the church hall. All are invited and welcome to join our ministry. If someone you know needs a prayer shawl please contact the rectory. If you aren’t able to attend a meeting, but want to donate a lap robe, shawl or afghan, please contact the rectory office. Thanks!

 

 

1st Friday Calls will be made as usual this week.

Litany to the Sacred Heart will be  prayed after Mass on Friday, October 5th.

Ministry Schedules for October/November are available for pick-up in the Sacristy and are on our parish website

Blessing of Animals in honor of St. Francis will be held on Saturday, October 6th at 10AM (rain or shine) in our parking lot. Please have all dogs on a leash, cats in carriers, other animals (rodents, reptiles, snakes, bird, etc…) in cages. Thanks for keeping all of God’s Creatures safe!

Passion Play DVDs are available for pick-up in the Sacristy for those who ordered.

“A Broken Lamb” is coming for Christmas! Watch Bulletin for details about our new Christmas Play!


Rosary Rally will be held at our Prayer Garden on October 13th at 12PM. Every year, America Needs Fatima organizes thousands of Public Square Rosary Rallies all across our great nation to pray for America and the conversion of sinners as Our Lady of Fatima requested. All are invited to attend!

All Souls Day Mass Intention Envelopes are available in our church vestibule. They will be prayed for at our All Souls Day Masses and designated Masses throughout November. Deepest Prayerful Gratitude for continuing this beautiful tradition of remembering our deceased loved ones.

Snow Removal Service/Company Wanted: A Paid Position (for Church, Rectory & Parking Lot)… to provide prompt snow removal treatment service to ensure proper cleaning for our parish schedule. Please Note: we have snow removal equipment on the premises. Interested person/company is asked to please call 570-779-9620 for detailed information. Thank You!

Can you believe it… It’s almost time for our Holiday Pierogie Sale! Our Pierogie Pinching Parties begin Monday, October 29th and continue Mondays thru December 10th (except Monday after Thanksgiving, November 26th). Details for ordering, etc. coming soon!

 


2018 Parish Bazaar Final Report

Total Gross Income $140,493.77

Total Expenses            -$ 45,633.23

Net Profit $ 94,860.54


Hurricane Florence Emergency Collection

The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops has requested that a special collection be taken up in all parishes to support the victims and the Church impacted by Hurricane Florence. Next weekend, October 6/7,  there will be an emergency second collection in each parish for this purpose. These funds will be used to support the efforts of Catholic Relief Services and Catholic Charities USA as they reach out to provide humanitarian, long-term recovery, and Church needs arising from these storms. Deepest Prayerful Gratitude for making next weekend’s Second Collection a prayerful and financial success.