BLESSING OF PETS
Our Annual Blessing of Pets will take place on Saturday, October 6th at 10:30am. The Blessing will take place on the plaza in front of the church. In the event of inclement weather it will be moved inside the vestibule.
Congratulations to all our 10th graders who received the Sacrament of Confirmation last Saturday with Archbishop Daniel Cronin.
Confirmation Class Year 1 (Grade 9)
Confirmation classes will be held once a month on Sunday evenings.
Session dates are listed below:
Each session will begin with Mass at 5:00pm, followed by dinner
from 5:45 – 6:15 and class from 6:15 – 7:15.
PARISH BUS TRIP – MAGNANINI WINERY
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2018
Enjoy a day on the beautiful estate of the Magnanini Winery and Restaurant in Wallkill, New York. The day will include an hour of wine tasting with 8 of the Estate’s wines along with cheese, bread, salami, sausage & polpetti.
Immediately following the tasting will be a 6 course dinner including Antipasto Casalinga, Zuppa Toscana with homemade sausage, Homemade Tagliatelle with a fresh creamy pesto sauce, Salad, Roast Veal (or) Pork (or) Chicken, Vegetable of the Day, Rosemary Potatoes, Dessert & Coffee and one bottle of wine per six people.
Wine will also be available to purchase.
Live music and dancing.
The cost of the trip per person is $120.00.
The bus will leave the church parking lot at 9:15am and return approximately at 7:30pm
Please call the rectory (203) 265-1694 if you are interested. Limited space available.
NEW ALTAR SERVERS NEEDED
We are currently looking for new children to join our team of servers. If you are interested please see Fr. Georgia or Joe or respond to this email. There will be a training session held soon. The only requirements are that servers need to be Catholic and have received First Communion.
ALIVE IN CHRIST RELIGIOUS EDUCATION PROGRAM
Just a reminder that there will be no class on Monday, October 8th due to the
Columbus Day Holiday.
Our choir season has started. We are always looking for new members.
The Adult Choir rehearses on Thursdays from 7:00 – 8:30 and provides music at the 10:30 Mass on Sundays from October – May.
No experience is necessary. Invite a friend or bring a family member with you and try it out. If you realize it is not for you, there is no obligation to continue. For more information, please contact Joe Tatta at 203-265-1694 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Children’s Liturgy of the Word & Choir
The Children’s Liturgy of the Word will resume this Sunday, October 7th during the 9:00 Mass
At the beginning of the Mass, children will be invited to go downstairs and listen to the Scriptures proclaimed in an age-appropriate manner. While downstairs, they will participate in an activity and will learn a few songs. The children will return to the church during the Offertory and will sing the songs they have learned. All children are invited to participate. You don’t have to sign-up…just come!
Eucharistic Adoration will now take place EVERY SATURDAY from 8:30am – 9:30am.
The Men’s League meeting will be held on Tuesday, October 2nd.
All men of the parish are invited.
CAPITAL CAMPAIGN STATISTICS UPDATE
Registered # of Families: 1701
Families who made pledges: 640
To date we have pledges totaling $1,850,829.49
Cash in hand – $1,163,668.90
Thank 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.