May Newsletter

April 30th, 2018 by Church News

APPRECIATIONThank you to everyone who helped out at our parish carnival last
week. What a tremendous spirit of dedication and support shown by so many. Thank
you, also, to those who came to the carnival to eat, ride the rides, bought
raffle tickets and played the games. A special thank you to all the booth
captains and to Paul Bankowski – carnival chairman.HOLY WEEK AND EASTER 2018
RECAPMany thanks to all who had a role in making Holy Week and Easter so
beautiful at our parish. Thank you to our choir, bell choir, musicians,
decorating committee, ushers, lectors, Eucharistic ministers, altar servers,
men’s league, social action committee and anyone else who gave of their time and
talent. A special note of appreciation to all our parishioners and guests who
joined us in celebrating the beautiful and sacred ceremonies of Holy Week and
Easter. Please search us on Facebook (Resurrection Church) to see pictures and
hear some of the music of Holy Week. FIRST HOLY COMMUNIONOur second grade Faith
Formation class will be receiving their First Holy Communion on Saturday, May
12th at 10:00am. Please keep them in your prayers as they make their final
preparations for receiving the Sacrament.​​​MAY CROWNINGThe annual May
Crowning will take place on Sunday, May 13th (Mother’s Day) at the beginning of
the 9:00 Mass. Children in our First Communion class will take a special role in
this ceremony.​​​ANNUAL GOLF TOURNAMENTOur annual parish Golf Tournament
will be held on Monday, June 11th at the Tradition Golf Club in Wallingford. The
cost per player is $150.00 which includes breakfast, a buffet lunch, 18 holes of
golf with cart and player prizes. Registration and breakfast will begin at
8:30am. Shotgun golf will begin at 9:00.More information can be found on the
bulletin tables in church or you may respond to this email.NEW PLAYERS ARE
ALWAYS WELCOME! For those who don’t play golf but still would like to join us
for lunch…. you may sign-up for lunch only. The cost is $25.00. Lunch will
take place around 1:30pm.Volunteers are needed on the day of the tournament. If
you can help in any way, please call the rectory at 203-265-1694.Sponsors are
always welcome. If you would like to advertise your business or have your family
name displayed on a sponsor sign, please fill out a sponsor form located in the
vestibule of the church. The cost to be a sponsor is $75.00.Donations of raffle
prizes are being accepted. Restaurant gift cards, department or hardware store
gift cards, bottles of liquor, etc. all make great gifts! MEN’S LEAGUE
MEETINGThe Men’s League will hold its monthly meeting/dinner on Tuesday, May 1st
at 6:30pm.New members are always welcome. EUCHARISTIC ADORATION Eucharistic
Adoration will take place on Saturday, May 1st from 8:30am until 4:30pm. All are
invited to spend some quiet time with our Lord in the Blessed Sacrament. There
is a sign-up sheet located in the vestibule. You are welcome to come whether or
not you have signed up. ​​​​ASCENSION OF THE LORD – HOLY DAYThursday,
May 10th is the Feast of the Ascension of the Lord. This feast, celebrated 40
days after Easter each year, commemorates the day when Jesus, after rising from
the dead, ascended into heaven.Masses will be held at 7:00am, 12:10 &
5:30.ONLINE GIVINGJust a reminder….. Our parish offers the option of online
giving. Parishioners are now able to give each week to the Offertory Collection
by credit card or through their bank account. Capital Campaign donations/pledges
can also be given online. Please see the bulletin for more more information or
go to our​CAPITAL CAMPAIGN UPDATETo date we have
pledges totaling $1,825,224.49Cash in hand – $1,032,540.00Thank you to all who
have made this possible. Your generosity is greatly appreciated!Our total
campaign goal is $2,050,000. Additional pledges are most welcome at any time.

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