We are happy to report that, to date, 178 parishioners have pledged a total of $62,227 to the Annual Catholic Appeal, of which $52,838 have already been collected. We thank those who have donated and invite all to consider joining us to support our local Church. Donation envelopes are available at the church entrances for your convenience.
We are in great need of faithful people, both men and women, to serve as greeters and collectors, particularly at the 5:00pm Saturday Mass, and the 8:00am, 11:00am and 5:00pm Sunday Masses. If you are interested, please leave your name and number at the Parish Office, or speak to Father Mike McHugh directly. Thank you for considering this important ministry.
This Friday, August 5, is the First Friday of the Month. We invite all who can to come and spend some time before the Real Presence of the Lord. Exposition and Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament will take place right after the 8:00am Mass and will conclude with Solemn Benediction before the start of the 12 Noon Mass.
On the same day, Friday August 5, there will be a special Fun Day for Kids sponsored by Catholic Charities in our Church parking lot from 10:30am to 1:30pm. At this FAMILY FUN – BACK TO SCHOOL event, school supplies and backpacks for ages 5 to 17 will be distributed, along with fresh produce boxes while supplies last. Please note that the Parking Lot will not be available for the 12 Noon Mass. All children and families are invited.
For more information on these and other parish news, please take home a copy of the weekly bulletin or visit our parish website at www.mountcarmelastoria.org.