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note that our parish picnic will be on Sunday, August 24, at Tempel
Farms. On that Sunday there will be NO masses at the church - the
only Sunday mass will be at 10:30am at the picnic. There will
still be a 5pm mass on the preceding Saturday (23rd).
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Church Picnic is just around the corner! The picnic will be held on Sunday,
August 24, starting with Mass at 10:30am at Tempel Farms. (There will be
no 9am or 11am mass that day). We're asking that
parshioners and guests register ahead of time by using this link:
you seeking to be Baptized or in becoming a part of the Catholic
faith community? The Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults
(RCIA) is a process by which adults become baptized members of our
faith community in Jesus Christ. For those who are already
baptized and know Christ but are interested in becoming part of
the Catholic Tradition the RCIA process also helps you to become
full, conscious and active members in our common faith. For
more information please join us on Sunday, September 7 at 8:30am
in the basement of the Old Church to learn more. Please
see the bulletin for more information.
all Cantors and Accompanists! Right after Pentecost the
choirs will be going on summer hiatus. We will need Cantors
and Pianists/Guitarists to keep our music going for the summer at
all the Masses. Please contact Bernie if you can help out
for a few Sundays during summer - (847) 244-4161 x21.
Prayer Shawl Ministry is running short on supplies. Please
read about the ministry and how you can help in this
|The annual St.
Patrick's Spring Raffle is over! More
information (including winner list) is available here!
(St. Patrick's Youth Ministry)
After Sunday 5pm
Mass, includes food!
(6th, 7th and 8th Grade Students), email@example.com
After Sunday 5pm
Mass, includes food, until 8:00pm
our Adoration Ministry! Wednesdays from 8:00am-9:00pm,
Eucharistic Adoration follows the 7:30am Mass in the Old Church.
8:00am Public recitation of the Holy Rosary
3:00pm Public recitation of the Divine Mercy Chaplet
8:00pm-9:00pm Youth Holy Hour
First Wednesday at 7:00pm - Public recitation of the Rosary for the
For more information please contact Carla Benzschawel 847-265-7628
of Hope Season Three Grief Support Group begins in August. If
you're in need of consolation after losing a loved one this adult
Christ-centered faith sharing group is here for you. Season Three
begins Monday, August 4 and meets once a week for six weeks at 6:45pm in
the Old Church Hall. Registration is required - please see
the bulletin for contact information.
part of our 2012 Stewardship Renewal, we continue to encourage all
parish meetings to begin (or close) with a 10 minute prayerful
reflection, known as Lectio
divina, on the upcoming Sunday Gospel. We also recommended it for a
weekly family, or personal, prayer experience. We hope that many of you
have been able to experience this prayer in one or both of these venues
in the past, and that you have found it to be spiritually enriching.
more information and prayer tools here.
support our Military Chaplains by donating Crosses
that can be worn or
carried, Rosaries, Bibles, prayer cards and other small-sized
essentials. See the bulletin for a
complete list and bring your donations to a specially-labeled box in the
Life. The Respect Life group meets the first Monday of each month at
7:00pm in Room 3 of the New Church. Through prayer and advocacy we
support life from conception to natural death. New members are
Music Ministry needs you! If you're interested in joining any of
our musical groups please contact Bernie
at 847-244-4161, ext. 21.
you help at our Welcome Booth? If you've got a few minutes after
mass to share with your fellow parishioners please contact Deacon Jeremy at firstname.lastname@example.org.
and Bible Study Opportunities
Thursday evening Bible Study is planning to meet three times this summer for
a refresher course on understanding the Bible. The dates will be June
12th, July 10th and August 14th. We'll meet in Room 1 of the New
Church from 7p-9p. See
the bulletin for more information!
New bible studies
begin on Thursday, January 9th. Our first study of
the season will be "Touching the Mysteries - Scripture and the
Rosary." This is a short 5 week study that is great for those who
have never tried bible study before or for those who cannot commit to longer
studies. Thursday morning bible study meets in the Old
Church Hall from 9 to 11am, and if needed babysitting can be provided.
Thursday evening bible study meets in the Staff Room of the school from
7-9pm. Sign up for the morning study by contacting Carla Benzschawel
at 847-265-7628 or at email@example.com
. Sign up for the evening study by contacting
Mary Ann Gilray at 847-662-5083 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
There is an additional
opportunity to study the upcoming Sunday readings on Wednesday mornings.
If you are interested in joining this group please contact Joan Zupec at
Calling all Parents of preschool age and
We would love for you to join our group! We get together with
our tots during the day at least once a month for play dates and/or
outings. We also have "Parents Night Out" once in a while to
connect without distraction. Our group offers friendship, community,
resources and support through our faith. Our schedule is fluid and changes
every month so no one is left out! Working or stay at home Moms and Dads
welcome!! Contact Laura Savage at email@example.com
and Ministry Notices
here for a list of ministries
here for information on the Direct-Giving Plan!
Scrip forms available
Baptized into the Church
Steven Daus II and Mackenzie Frances Fortune
Petterson and Erin Petterson
Pray for the Recently Deceased
of Stephen Corr
of Monica Gabler and Herman Schneider
St. Pat's Stations of the Cross
Masses: 7:00am, 9:00am, 11:00am
Monday-Friday, Old Church
Reading - I
Kings 3: 5, 7-12
Reading - Romans
Reading - Matthew
Isaiah 55: 1-3
Reading - Romans
8: 35, 37-39
Reading - Matthew
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