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Announcements for the week of June 27

posted Jun 24, 2021, 4:43 AM by Church Office

CHURCH ACTIVITES FOR THE WEEK June 27

Monday, June 28th                   7:30 A.M.        Rosary / Church

                                                 5:45 P.M.        Monday Evening Prayer Group / Church

                                                7:30 P.M.         AA Meeting / Rectory

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

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

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

                                                5:30 P.M.         Rosary / Church

                                                6:30 P.M.         Scripture Study-Faith Formation / Rectory

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

IMPROVEMENT FUND CAMPAIGN   As of last Sunday, June 20th, we have received $18,205 towards our Improvement Fund Campaign of $30,000.  Your generosity and support are greatly appreciated.

SECOND COLLECTION / PETER’S PENCE will be taken at all Masses this weekend.  This collection provides Pope Francis with the funds he needs to carry out his charitable works around the world.  Please be generous.

CATHOLIC MEN’S FELLOWSHIP will not be held this Monday, June 28th.  Deacon Jerry and Brian Yurky will be away at the Deaconate Retreat.

MASS will be held on Wednesday morning, June 30th instead of Communion Service.

FIRST FRIDAY MASS AND ADORATION will be held this Friday, July 2nd 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 will be celebrated Saturday, July 3rd at 8:00 A.M.

CHURCH HISTORY   Fr. John and Julie Houston are going to be working on putting together a “Church History” book for our parish.   If you have any records, pictures, stories, etc. about our parish that you would like to have included in this book, please contact Fr. John or drop items off at the Church Office.  We will make copies of any items and return the originals to you. 

ALTOONA CURVE BASEBALL / 3rd BASE PICNIC AREA   An evening out at the Altoona Curve is being planned for Sunday, August 1st at 6:00 P.M.  We have reserved the 3rd Base Picnic Area which will seat 50 people.  A sign-up sheet, to see if we have enough interest in attending this game, has been placed on the Cry Room shelf.  Cost per ticket will be $8.00.  You do not have to pay at this time, we are just looking to see if there is enough that will attend.  When we attended two years ago, a great time of fellowship and fun was had by all.  You must provide your own transportation. 

FALL FEST   Plans for Fall Fest on Sunday, October 24th are starting and parishioners are being asked to help make this event a success.  This will be an event that will help bring the parish closer together, allows us to show our hospitality to others and to raise money for our Parish Improvement Campaign.  There will be many ways that you and your family can make this day a great success:  Donate baskets to be raffled, donate gift cards, sell raffle tickets and donate your time to help setup, cleanup or work during the day.  Please mark your calendars now for a day of fun and fellowship and watch the bulletin for more information. 

SUMMER READING SUGGESTIONS FROM FR. JOHN 

All these books are available on the top shelf of the book case in the front of the church 

1)     Man’s Search for Ultimate Meaning by Victor Frank

       Helps you to discover your purpose in life 

2)     St. Augustine Confessions by St. Augustine

      His Spiritual Journey that leads him to Christ

3)     The Seven Story Mountain by Thomas Merton

      His search for faith and peace in his life

4)     The Holy Longing by Ronald Rolheiser

      The Search for Christian Spirituality

5)     Catholicism by Bishop Robert Barron

      The complete guide to our Catholic Faith and its rich heritage

6)     Perfectly Yourself by Matthew Kelly

      Discovering God’s dream for you and how to be the best version of yourself

7)     The Last Things by Regis Martin

      Teachings on Death, Judgment, Heaven and Hell

8)     Life is Worth Living by Bishop Fulton Sheen

      Is life worth living or is it dull and monotonous?

9)     Rome Sweet Home by Scott and Kimberly Hahn

      Protestants that discovered the beauty of the Catholic Faith

10) Saint John Neumann, His Writings and Spirituality

      Great life lessons of being a true Disciple of Christ

Please sign out each book and return it to the place where you found it on the top shelf.  Enjoy!!!

 

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