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CCW Rosary and May Crowning
2017

 

MOTHER’S DAY PRO-LIFE FLOWER SALE – Flowers will be sold in the Narthex on Mother’s Day weekend, May 13 & 14, after all Masses. All proceeds will be donated to Pennsylvanians for Human Life.

ELECTION DAY BAKE & FOOD SALE – Baked goods, chili and other foods will be available downstairs on Election Day, May 16. Proceeds of the sale will be donated to Gina Mentzer, a parishioner and altar server, who has been chosen to participate in the American Music Abroad (AMA) Burgundy Tour. This group takes trips to Europe every year to help students grow in musicality and learn about European culture. If you would like to donate baked goods or donate to Gina’s trip, please call Joyce at 737-0927.

The 7th Annual Women’s Weekend Retreat, hosted by the Harrisburg Diocesan Council of Catholic Women will be held June 9 – 11, 2017, at beautiful Mount St. Mary’s University in Emmitsburg, Maryland. The Retreat Master will be Father Alfred Sceski, Pastor of St. Joan of Arc Parish, Hershey. To register or for more information, please call Stella at
766-3436.

Please continue to save Box Tops for Education. They are sent to Saint Michael’s Indian School in Arizona. The School was founded by our Patroness, Saint Katharine Drexel, in 1902 to provide a quality education rooted in Catholic values as a key to spiritual growth, empowerment, self-determination, and a better quality of life for Native Americans.

Baby Bottle Blessing – To support the life-affirming work of Morning Star Pregnancy Services, our parish will participate in a “Baby Bottle Blessing,” beginning on May 21, and wrapping up on June 11.  Look for our Baby Bottle display.  We invite each family to take a baby bottle home and fill it with loose change/bills and/or check (made payable to Morning Star). Remember to pray for moms and babies during this time.

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