ALIVE IN CHRIST – FAITH FORMATION SCHEDULE
Grades 1 – 6:
Monday, October 7th – class
Monday, October 14th – no class (Columbus Day)
Monday, October 21st – class
Monday, October 28th.
Grades 7 & 8
Sunday, October 20th from 5:00pm – 7:00pm
CONFIRMATION PROGRAM – Grade 9
The next activity for members of the Confirmation program will be on Monday, October 28th from 4:30pm – 7:00pm. This will be the Trunk-or-Treat event.
The first Men’s League meeting for the year will be held on Tuesday, October 1st at 6:30pm.
All men are welcome!
CHILDREN’S LITURGY OF THE WORD AND CHOIR
The Children’s Liturgy of the Word and Choir will resume on Sunday, October 6th at the 9:00 Mass. All children are welcome to participate. No need to sign up. Children will be invited, at the beginning of Mass, to go downstairs and participate in an age-appropriate Liturgy of the Word. The Scriptures will be proclaimed and discussed in a manner that children understand. The children will also learn a few songs in which they will sing at Mass.
HELP WANTED – NEW ALTAR SERVERS
We are looking to recruit a few more young people to act as Altar Servers. Children in grades 3 and up who have made their First Communion are welcome to join. Please see Joe for more information. A training session will take place soon.
BLESSING OF PETS
The Annual Blessing of Pets will take place on Saturday, October 5th at 10:00am in front of the church.
KIGHTS OF COLUMBUS BABY BOTTLE DRIVE
The Knights of Columbus will be sponsoring a Baby Bottle Drive during the month of October. The Drive will support Mary & Joseph’s House, a crisis pregnancy center in North Haven. Bottles will be available after all Masses on the weekend of October 12/13. They will collected on the weekends of October 19/20 and 26/27.
HEALTH & WELLNESS COMMITTEE – AED & CPR Training
The Health and Wellness Committee will be hosting a CPR and AED training session for all Faith Formation Teachers and Ushers. Please call the rectory to sign up (203) 265-1694. There are only a few more spaces available.
WALLINGFORD’S 350 JUBILEE
On June 20, 2020, as part of the Town of Wallingford’s 350 Jubilee, there will be a town-wide parade. Our church has been asked to put together a float for the parade. We are looking to form a committee to discuss how to move forward. If you are interested in helping out or have any ideas, please call the rectory. Meeting date TBD.