Mark Your Calendars

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Dec. 11 – Retreat for Confirmandi and parents
Jan. 19 ~ Week of Prayer for Christian Unity
Jan. 21 – March4Life at Saint Ambrose
Jan. 28 ~ Aunt Mary’s Attic Sale
Feb. 11 ~ Keepers Day
Feb. 12 ~ Scouts Pancake Breakfast
Feb. 22 ~ Over 90s Luncheon
March 1 ~ Ash Wednesday
March 26 to 29 ~ Parish Mission
March 25 ~ Sacrament of Confirmation
April 16 ~ Easter Sunday

2017 Lenten Mission

Father Lee Havey, CP, a priest of the Passionist order, will preach the mission as our spiritual moderator. Father Lee is currently assigned to retreat house ministry at the Bishop Molloy Passionist Retreat House, while he continues to lead parish missions and retreats domestically and internationally. Welcome, Father!

Saturday ~ Fr. Lee will preach at all Masses

Sunday ~ Fr. Lee will preach at all Masses

Monday ~ Fr. Lee will preach at 11 a.m. Mass
Confession after 11 a.m. Mass
Mission Sermon at 7 p.m. (no Mass)

Tuesday ~ Fr. Lee will preach at 11 a.m. Mass
Confession after 11 a.m. Mass
Mission Sermon at 7 p.m. (no Mass)
Reconciliation and Confession with many priests after the 7 p.m. Sermon

Wednesday ~ Fr. Lee will preach at 11 a.m. Mass
Confession after 11 a.m. Mass
Closing Mass and Mission Sermon at 7 p.m.

 

Please make time for you self during this special week. Invite your whole family and neighbors to the mission.

Lenten Schedule

Daily Mass: 7:30 a.m. and 11 a.m.
Wednesdays: Novena after morning/evening Masses
Wednesdays: Men’s Rosary Cenacle at 7:30 p.m.
Mondays: Women’s Rosary Cenacle at 9:30 a.m.
Fridays: Stations of the Cross at 12 noon
First Fridays: Holy Hour and Morning Prayer
Parish Mission: March 26 to 29

All Catholics age 14 and older, as a minimal obligation, are bound to abstain from eating meat on all the Fridays of Lent. In addition, all Catholics ages 18 to 59 are bound to fast and abstain on Ash Wednesday and Good Friday.

Knights of Columbus’ Tootsie Roll Drive

Members of the Knights of Columbus from our parish will be accepting donations and handing out Tootsie Rolls after all the Masses next weekend, March 4 and 5, for their national Citizens with Disabilities Campaign.

It benefits locals with intellectual disabilities. Thanks to parishioners John DiPompeo and Ernesto Gonzalez for organizing the effort.

According to FloridaKofC.org, “the Citizens with Disabilities Campaign aims to collect donation to help those individuals with intellectual disabilities amongst us. Conducted between the beginning of February and the last week of April, the donations collected during the Citizens with Disabilities Campaign…”

Youth Group’s Spring Schedule

The Youth Group met on February 19 and is planning on the following activities.

March 1, Ash Wednesday ~ Planning the 7 p.m. Mass
Saturday, March 4 ~ Movie Night, with hot dogs served in the parking lot
Sunday, March 12 ~ Ice Skating at Glacier Ice and Snow from 6:40 to 8:30 p.m.; arrive at 6:25 p.m.
April 16, Easter Sunday ~ Planning the 6 a.m. Sunrise Mass

The Youth Group will have its regular meeting on Sunday, February 26, at 6 p.m. in the Hall.