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Announcements for the week of October 18

posted Oct 15, 2020, 4:11 AM by Church Office

CHURCH ACTIVITES FOR THE WEEK October 18

Sunday, October 18th             11:00 A.M.        Sunday Morning CCD / Parish Hall

                                                 6:00 P.M.         Sunday Evening CCD / Parish Hall

Monday, October 19th              7:30 A.M.        Rosary / Church

                                                 5:30 P.M.         Monday Evening Prayer Group

                                                 7:00 P.M.         Catholic Men’s Fellowship / Church

                                                 7:30 P.M.         AA Meeting / Rectory

Tuesday, October 20th             7:30 A.M.        Rosary / Church

                                                7:00 P.M.         Knights of Columbus / Parish Hall

Wednesday, October 21st         7:30 A.M.        Rosary / Church

Thursday, October 22nd           5:00 P.M.         Confessions

                                                 5:30 P.M.         Rosary

                                                 6:30 P.M.         Scripture Study / Church

Friday, October 23rd                7:30 A.M.        Rosary / Church                                                               

 

KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS “FALL FOOD COLLECTION”   The Knights of Columbus will be helping the Central Pennsylvania Community Action Food Pantry this fall with a “Fall Food Collection”.   The Knights will be collecting food from now till Christmas.    Please place your items in the blue containers in the back of the Church and our Knights of Columbus members will deliver all the items to the local Food Pantry.  The following items are needed:  soups, juices, rice, cereal, condiments (ketchup, mustard, salad dressings, and spices), coffee, tea, “Hamburger Helper”, macaroni and cheese, canned carrots, peas and mixed vegetables.  Also they could use soda crackers/saltines, powered hot chocolate mix and other instant drink mixes.  Any help you could give would be greatly appreciated.  

KNIGHTS OF COLUMUS will meet this Tuesday, October 20th at 7:00 P.M. in the Parish Hall.

BLOOD DRIVE   The Blood Drive that was held here on Tuesday, October 20th, was a great success.  There were 32 people present to donate!  Thank you to all our parishioners who donated at this event and a special thank you to George Patrick for helping to take care of everything.  Our next Blood Drive will be Tuesday, December 15th from 1:00 P.M. to 6:30 P.M.

Announcements for the week of October 11

posted Oct 9, 2020, 4:13 AM by Church Office

CHURCH ACTIVITES FOR THE WEEK October 11

Monday, October 12th              7:30 A.M.        Rosary / Church

                                                5:30 P.M.         Monday Evening Prayer Group

                                                7:00 P.M.         Adult Faith Formation / Church

                                                7:30 P.M.         AA Meeting / Rectory

Tuesday, October 13th             7:30 A.M.        Rosary / Church

                                                6:30 P.M.         Altar & Rosary / Parish Hall

Wednesday, October 14th        7:30 A.M.        Rosary / Church

Thursday, October 15th            5:00 P.M.         Confessions

                                                 5:30 P.M.         Rosary

                                                 6:30 P.M.         Scripture Study / Church

Friday, October 16th                7:30 A.M.        Rosary / Church                

ALTAR & ROSARY will meet this Tuesday, October 13th at 6:30 P.M. in the Parish Hall.  New members are welcome. 

BLOOD DRIVE, sponsored by our Knights of Columbus #17278 Council, will be held in our Parish Hall this Tuesday, October 13th from 1:00 P.M. till 6:30 P.M.  Sign-up sheets have been placed on the Cry Room shelf or you can call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) to schedule your appointment. 

GRATITUDE MESSAGES   The following are parishioner’s gratitude messages:                                                                                                                     

1.  For my sister who takes such wonderful care of my mother

2.  Thankful for peace.

3.  For my family and friends and for my children!

4.  For the help from God through prayers to get through the day.

5.  My Family.  Fr. John and his kind words.  Church Family.  Son’s forgiveness.

6.  God’s gift of another day!!

7.  For the ability to believe in our faith.

8.  For everything you do for me dear God, I love you

9.  The guiding example of all Saints past and present!

10. For my great nephew for turning his life around and for my Church. 

 


                                              

Announcements for the week of October 4

posted Sep 30, 2020, 4:40 AM by Church Office

CHURCH ACTIVITES FOR THE WEEK October 4

Sunday, October 4th               11:00 A.M.        Sunday Morning CCD / Grades 7 - 11

                                                6:00 P.M.         Sunday Evening CCD / Grades 1 - 6

Monday, October 5th              7:30 A.M.        Rosary / Church

                                                5:45 P.M.         Monday Evening Prayer Group

                                                7:00 P.M.         Catholic Men’s Fellowship / Church

                                                7:30 P.M.         AA Meeting / Rectory

Tuesday, October 6th             7:30 A.M.          Rosary / Church

Wednesday, October 7th          7:30 A.M.        Rosary / Church

Thursday, October 8th             5:00 P.M.         Confessions

                                                5:30 P.M.         Rosary

                                                6:30 P.M.         Scripture Study / Church

Friday, October 9th                  7:30 A.M.        Rosary / Church

 

FIFTH GRADE CCD TEACHER NEEDED   If you are interested in teaching our 5th Grade CCD students, please contact Fr. John at 814-935-3349.

CONGRATULATIONS AND BEST WISHES to Caleb Belinda and Megan Bainey who were married by Deacon Jerry last weekend.  May God continue to bless their marriage and may Ss. Peter and Paul be a source of faithful support to them. 

MINISTRY OF LECTOR   Brian & Bonnie Yurky will be instituted as Lectors in their formation to the Deaconate this Saturday, October 3rd at the Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament.  They will continue their studies in the formation program in preparation of Holy Orders in May of 2022.  Congratulations Brian & Bonnie!

ROSARY RALLY   Please join the 2020 Public Square Rosary Crusade.  Our nation is a great need of public prayer, repentance and conversion.  We ask God to save America through the Rosary of His Most Holy Mother.  Please join us in praying for our nation on Saturday, October 10th at 12:00 noon.  The local Public Square Rosary Rally will take place at the Philipsburg Park across from the Philipsburg Borough Building.  Please contact Deacon Jerry at 814-553-4480 for more information.                                           


Announcements for the week of September 27

posted Sep 24, 2020, 4:34 AM by Church Office

CHURCH ACTIVITES FOR THE WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 27

Sunday, September 27th          6:00 P.M.         Sunday Evening CCD / Grades 1 - 6

Monday, September 28st         7:30 A.M.        Rosary / Church

                                                5:30 P.M.         Monday Evening Prayer Group

                                                7:00 P.M.         Adult Faith Formation / Church

Tuesday, September 29th        7:30 A.M.        Rosary / Church

Wednesday, September 30th   7:30 A.M.        Rosary / Church

Thursday, October 1st             5:00 P.M.         Confessions

                                                5:30 P.M.         Rosary

                                                6:30 P.M.         Scripture Study / Church

Friday, October 2nd                7:30 A.M.         Rosary / Church


FIRST FRIDAY MASS AND ADORATION will be celebrated this Friday, October 2nd at 8:00 A.M.  Adoration of the Blesses Sacrament will take place immediately following and will end at 9:30 A.M. 

FIRST SATURDAY will be celebrated this Saturday at 8:00 A.M.

CHURCH OFFICE CLOSED   The Church Office will be closed beginning Thursday, October 1st through Wednesday, October 7th.  Laurie will be back in the Office on Thursday, October 8th and Friday, October 9th.  

BLESSING OF ANIMALS   Fr. John will be blessing animals on Saturday, October 3rd at noon in the Church parking lot in celebration of St. Francis of Assisi.  In case of rain it will be held in the Church Garage.

SNOW REMOVAL   If you are an able-bodied individual who can help the church meet this need, “PLEASE” pick up a sign-up sheet on the Cry Room shelf and mark the weekends you would be available to help and return it to the Church of by next Sunday, October 4th.   Thank you.

BLOOD DRIVE, sponsored by our Knights of Columbus #17278 Council, will be held in our Parish Hall on Tuesday, October 13th from 1:00 P.M. till 6:30 P.M.  Sign-up sheets have been placed on the Cry Room Shelf or if you prefer you can call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) to schedule your appointment.  Be a part of the lifesaving cause.  

ROSARY RALLY   Please join the 2020 Public Square Rosary Crusade.  Our nation is a great need of public prayer, repentance and conversion.  We ask God to save America through the Rosary of His Most Holy Mother.  Please join us in praying for our nation on Saturday, October 10th at 12:00 noon.  The local Public Square Rosary Rally will take place at the Philipsburg Park across from the Philipsburg Borough Building.  Please contact Deacon Jerry at 814-553-4480 for more information. 

Announcements for the week of September 20

posted Sep 16, 2020, 9:30 AM by Church Office   [ updated Sep 16, 2020, 9:36 AM ]

CHURCH ACTIVITES FOR THE WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 13

Monday, September 14th          7:30 A.M.        Rosary / Church

                                                  7:00 P.M.         Adult Faith Formation / Church

Tuesday, September 15th          7:30 A.M.        Rosary / Church

                                                  6:30 P.M.         Altar & Rosary Meeting / Parish Hall

                                                  7:00 P.M.         Knights of Columbus / Parish Hall

Wednesday, September 16th     7:30 A.M.        Rosary / Church

Thursday, September 17th        5:00 P.M.         Confessions

                                                   5:30 P.M.         Rosary

                                                   6:30 P.M.         Scripture Study / Church

Friday, September 18th             7:30 A.M.        Rosary / Church

 

 COMMISSIONING SUNDAY  Our CCD teachers and assistants will be recognized and blessed for donating their time, energy, talent and Catholic knowledge with our children throughout the school year during our 10:00 A.M. Mass this weekend.  Please take time to thank the following parishioners for donating their time and talent:  Grade 1: Michelle Massung; Grade 2: Kristen Carter; Grade 3: Amanda Slingerland; Grade 4: Michelle Simpson; Grade 5: Fr. John; Grade 6: Karen DeSimone; Classroom Aide: Kristi Lansberry; Grade 7: Mattia Smeal; Grade 8: Paul Hohman; Grade 9: Joan Columbero; Grade 10: Jerry Craven; Grade 11: Deacon Jerry and Fr. John.  Thank you, Teachers!

HIGH SCHOOL CCD will be held from 11:00 A.M. to 12:30 P.M.  (Please note time change.)  Parents need to wait in Parking lot until student’s temperatures are taken and they have entered the building.  Thank you.

CCD TEACHER NEEDED for our 5th Grade students.  If you are interested in helping, please contact Fr. John at 814-935-3349.

SNOW REMOVAL  If you are an able-bodied individual who can help the church with snow removal, “PLEASE” pick up a sign-up sheet on the Cry Room shelf and mark the weekends you would be available to help and return it to the Church of by October 4th

HEALING MASS  is scheduled for next Sunday, September 27th following the 10:00 A.M. Mass.  All are invited to participate. 

Announcements for the week of September 13

posted Sep 10, 2020, 5:49 AM by Church Office

CONGRATULATIONS AND BEST WISHES to Timothy John Smeal and Sara Ashley Teubner who were married in our Church last weekend by Fr. John.  May God continue to bless their marriage and may Ss. Peter & Paul be a source of faithful support to them.

WELCOME MORGAN ANN SMEAL   Ss. Peter and Paul warmly welcomed Morgan Smeal, daughter of Timothy and Sara Smeal into our parish family on Saturday, September 5th.  Morgan was baptized by Fr. John following the 4:00 P.M. Mass.  May God continue to bless her and her family and may Ss. Peter and Paul be a source of faithful support for her family. 

BLESSING OF ANIMALS   As autumn arrives, a procession of animals, everything from dogs, cats and hamsters are led to the church for a special ceremony call the Blessing of Pets.  Fr. John will be blessing animals on Saturday, October 3rd at noon in the Church parking lot.  In case of rain it will be held in the Church Garage. 

PHILIPSBURG COMMUNITY FOOD PANTRY is asking for help with the following items:  soups, juices, rice and cereals.  They also have an ongoing need for all types of condiments (ketchup, mustard, salad dressings, spices, etc.) as well as coffee, tea, “Hamburger Helper”, macaroni and cheese and canned carrots, peas and mixed vegetables.  Also in short supply are soda crackers/saltines and powdered hot chocolate mix as well as other instant drink mixes.  Any help you could give would be greatly appreciated.  Please place your items in the blue containers in the back of the Church an our Knights of Columbus members will deliver all the items to the local Food Pantry.

MEDJUGORJE RETREAT will be held at St. Mary’s Annunciation Church, Ramey on September 20, 21 and 22 at 5:30 P.M. each night.  Come and learn about the Apparitions of the Blessed Virgin Mary and her messages for our times.  There will be Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament with the Rosary.  The speaker Ann Vucic will share her first hand experiences in the beginning days of the apparitions until now.  Each evening there will be a different topic so you can attend one or all three.  There will be time for private healing prayers in the Church following the presentation.  Because of social distancing practices, this event will be held outdoors at the Church’s Beautiful Shrine.  Please bring a folding chair.  In the event of inclement weather, we will proceed to the Church. 

ALTAR & ROSARY monthly meeting will be held this Tuesday, September 15th in the Parish Hall. The Rosary will be prayed at 6:30 P.M. and the meeting will begin at 7:00 P.M. 

KNIGHT OF COLUMBUS   The Knights will hold their monthly meeting this Tuesday, September 15th at 7:00 P.M. in the Parish Hall.  

HEALING MASS   A Healing Mass is scheduled for Sunday, September 27th following the 10:00 A.M. Mass.  All are invited to participate.  

AA MEETING will be held next Monday, September 21st at 7:30 P.M. (Please note time change).  These meetings will now be held every other Monday evening.

CATHOLIC MEN’S FELLOWSHIP will resume on Monday, September 21st at 7:00 P.M. in the Baptistery.

SNOW REMOVAL   With the winter weather fast approaching, we are preparing the weekend snow removal schedule for the churches sidewalks and parking lots.  If you are an able-bodied individual who can help the church meet this need, “PLEASE” pick up a sign-up sheet on the Cry Room shelf and mark the weekends you would be available to help and return it to the Church of by October 4th or call the Church Office at 342-1700.  You may also place the form in the Offertory Baskets.  More volunteers are needed so that the few volunteers, that we do have, won’t have to cover as many weekends.  Thank you.

 

Announcements for the week of September 6

posted Sep 2, 2020, 7:47 AM by Church Office   [ updated Sep 16, 2020, 9:31 AM ]

CHURCH ACTIVITES FOR THE WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 6

Tuesday, September 8th           7:00 P.M.         Confirmation / Church

Thursday, September 10th        5:00 P.M.         Confessions

                                                 5:30 P.M.         Rosary

                                                 6:30 P.M.         Scripture Study / Church

Saturday, September 12th         5:30 P.M.         Hero Blessing / Church Parking Lot

CCD REGISTRATION   If you have not yet registered you child(ren) for CCD, please do so this week.  Classes will starting for all students on Sunday, September 20th.  If you have any questions, please call the Church Office at 342-1700.

SCRIPTURE STUDY will resume this Thursday evening, September 10th at 6:30 P.M. in the Church.

ADULT FAITH FORMATION will be resuming next Monday evening, September 14th at 7:00 P.M.  It will be held in the Church instead of the Rectory.  All are invited to attend. 

CATHOLIC MEN’S FELLOWSHIP will resume on Monday, September 21st at 7:00 P.M. in the Baptistery.

ALTAR & ROSARY will not meet this Tuesday, September 8th due to Confirmation being held here for our 11th Grade Religious Education Students.  The meeting has been changed to Tuesday, September 14th.  The Rosary will be prayed at 6:30 P.M. and the meeting will begin at 7:00 P.M. 

HERO BLESSING FOR FRONT LINE &  ESSENTIAL WORKERS  (First Responders, Police, Fire Fighters, EMT’s, Paramedics, Ambulance Personnel, Correctional Staff, All Healthcare Workers, including, Nurses, Doctors, Nursing Home workers, Assisted Care Workers, Hospice Workers, Food Service Workers, Food Supply Chain Workers, over the Road Truck Drivers, Convenience Store Employees, Grocery Store Employees, Gas Station Attendants, Food Pantry and Food Bank Workers, Military Personnel and those working in Homeless Shelters as well as all those in Cleaning, Janitorial and Sanitation. And any we may have missed!)  A short service and blessing to honor and respect those who do what they do best in caring for, protecting, rescuing and providing for those they serve throughout this pandemic and every other day of the year will be held on Saturday, September 12th at 5:30 P.M. in our Church Parking Lot.  Any members of the public who wish to attend may also come to show their support as well!  Father John and Deacon Jerry will preside over the service and blessing.

 

Announcements for the week of August 30

posted Aug 27, 2020, 5:29 AM by Church Office

CCD REGISTRATION FOR THE 2019-2020 SCHOOL YEAR   Parents of CCD students, please note that if you have not registered your child(ren) for CCD, please do so now.  Registration forms have been placed on the Cry Room shelf or are available in the Church Office.  If you have any questions, please contact Jerry Craven, DRE, regarding 7th through 11th Grade CCD or Kristen Carter, DRE, regarding 1st through 6th Grade CCD at the Church Office.  The academic year begins September 20th for all students.  Second Grade parents are asked to please attend the first class with your student.

CONGRATULATIONS AND BEST WISHES to Erica Coval and Brenda MacFarlane who were married in our Church last weekend by Fr. John.  May God continue to bless their marriage and may Ss. Peter and Paul be a source of faithful support for them.

CONGRATULATIONS AND BEST WISHES to Kelci Knepp and Matthew Helm who were married last weekend by Deacon Jerry.  May God continue to bless their marriage and may Ss. Peter and Paul be a source of faithful support for them. 

FIRST FRIDAY MASS AND ADORATION will be celebrated this Friday, September 4th at 8:00 A.M.  Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament will take place immediately following and will end at 9:30 A.M.

FIRST SATURDAY MASS will be celebrated this Saturday, September 5th at 8:00 A.M.

HERO BLESSING for Front Line and Essential Workers (First Responders, Police, Fire Fighters, Correctional Staff, etc.) is being held here in our parking lot on Saturday, September 12th at 5:30 P.M.   All from our parish and surrounding areas are invited to attend and receive this Blessing.  All parishioners, young and old, are invited to come and help with this special blessing to show our support for these special people. 

FATHER DOMINIC is celebrating his 43rd Birthday and the 11th Anniversary of his ordination to the priesthood this weekend.  If you would like to present him with an offering for his birthday, baskets have been placed at the front and back of the Church.

LABOR DAY, Monday, September 7th, there will be no Mass or Communion Service and the Church Office will be closed so staff can enjoy the day with family. 

 

Announcements for the week of August 23

posted Aug 20, 2020, 4:28 AM by Church Office

FR. DOMINIC will be returning from Michigan for a visit this coming week and weekend.  We also want to wish Fr. Dominic a “Happy Birthday” which he will be celebrating on Saturday, August 29th.

SCHOOL DAYS, SCHOOL DAYS   We want to wish all our students and teachers returning for a “different” type of new academic school year a very safe and blessed year.  May God’s light shine on you this school year and may he bless and protect each and every one of you.   Fr. John

CCD REGISTRATION FOR THE 2020-2021 SCHOOL YEAR   Parents of CCD students, please note that if you have not registered you child(ren) for CCD, please do so now.  Registration forms have been placed on the Cry Room shelf for new students and for students that are not registered at Ss. Peter & Paul.  If you are a registered church member, your student’s form has been place on the Cry Room shelf in alphabetical order for you to complete. If you know of a student who has not been at Mass to register or a family with a First Grader who has not yet registered, please let them know to contact the Church Office.  If you have any questions, please contact Jerry Craven, DRE, regarding 7th through 11th Grade or Kristen Carter, DRE, regarding 1st through 6th Grade at the Church Office.  The academic year, presently, will begin on September 20th for all classes.  The suggested offering to help with CCD is $20 per student.

Announcements for the week of August 16

posted Aug 12, 2020, 9:14 AM by Church Office

CCD REGISTRATION FOR THE 2019-2020 SCHOOL YEAR  Parents of CCD students, please note that if you did not register your child for CCD last weekend, please do so now.  Registration forms have been placed on the Cry Room shelf for new students and for students that are not registered at Ss. Peter & Paul.  If you are a registered church member, your student’s form has been place on the Cry Room shelf in alphabetical order for you to complete. If you know of a student who has not been at Mass to register or a family with a First Grader who has not yet registered, please let them know to contact the Church Office. 

WEDDING ANNIVERSARY   The Parish family of Ss. Peter and Paul would like to wish Arnie & Ann Marie Foradori a very happy 50th Wedding Anniversary.  May God grant you health and happiness and may you have the love of family and friends on this special Anniversary all year through!

ASSUMPTION OF THE BLESSED VIRGIN MARY will be celebrated at all Masses this weekend.  Please pray to Mary for the end to the Corina virus.

CONGRATULATIONS AND BEST WISHES to Katie Tocimak and Brent Taylor who were married in our Church by Fr. John last weekend.  May God continue to bless their marriage and may Ss. Peter and Paul be a source of faithful support to them. 

THE KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS will not meet on Tuesday, August 18th.  The next meeting will be held September 15th

 

 

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