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Does it matter that Jesus rose from the dead?

Join Fr. George in an Easter Season online study of the importance of the Resurrection. Weekly a short video (5-9 minutes) will be emailed/text messaged to you exploring why the Resurrection has such explosive power, how St. Paul went from ardent persecutor to bold missionary, and what to expect of our own resurrected bodies at the end of time. Want to read more – click here.
Want to sign up? Using the message app on your mobile/cell phone, text “SHArisen” to 84576 – easy as that. Sign up by Monday April 20th and continue to explore your Easter faith.

Fr. John O’Connor, O.F.M. – Renaissance Friar

Our very own pastor Father John O’Connor O.F.M. is truly a Renaissance friar– so says an article in the April issue of St. Anthony Messenger magazine. The article continues: “he’s worked elbow to elbow with real estate tycoons in New York City, run the corporation-like province of a major religious order, landed on an aircraft carrier, and barely escaped death on his first call as a fire department chaplain.  Read more here.

Vacation Bible School

“God’s Big Beautiful World” is a two-hour-a-day VBS that looks invites children to see the ways God cares for the earth and challenges them to be part of caring and preserving the created world – all through stories in the Bible. VBS will be June 14th – 18th. Click to learn more!  And we need youth/teen and adult volunteers to make this all possible!

Adult Confirmation

Are you a Catholic adult who was not able to receive the Sacrament of Confirmation? It happens more than you think! Thinking about getting married? You should be confirmed and we can help! Please contact Sheila Noble.  Classes began on April 14th at 7:00 p.m.  Sessions are Wednesday evenings up to and including May 12th.

The Annual Car Raffle

The April 20th deadline to turn in all ticket stubs and payment is fast approaching! Secure your chance to win one of 5 new 2021 vehicles similar to the ones shown above. Also there are 20 cash drawings. Tickets are only $5 each. Read more here. Download the flyer here.
Thanks to all who helped reach 95% of our monetary goal. If you have yet to contribute, please join us in pushing us over the top of our goals. Click here to do your part.
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