Lenten Opportunities 2010

February 18, 2010

Pledging Lent Together

  • Eastern Greece/Charlotte Planning Group Lenten Offerings (see previous News Item)

  • RCIA Process: Rite of Sending, Sunday, February 21, at 9:30 Mass. We will be sending our Catechumens and Candidates to Bishop Clark for the Rite of Election on Sunday, February 21, at 7:30 p.m. at Sacred Heart Cathedral. Please support our Candidates and Catechumens through the process with your prayers and well wishes.

  • Stations of the Cross: Friday afternoons at 3:00 p.m. in Church. We welcome you to join us on Fridays during Lent to walk the path Jesus walked through his passion to his death. February 19: Fr. Mark Brewer, Leader February 26: Dave Steklenski, Leader March 5: Family Stations of the Cross ( to be held at 7:00 p.m.) March 12: Dorothy Lindsay, Leader March 19: Patricia Scouten, Leader March 26: Deacon Leo Aman, Leader

  • For Children/Youth Children’s Liturgy, Sunday, March 14 at 9:30 Mass. All children and their families are invited to come and hear the story of the blind man. After Jesus touches a blind man he is able to see with his eyes and with his heart.

Child Church, Sundays during 9:30 Mass (Dates: 2/28, 3/7, 3/21, and 3/28). Liturgy of the Word for children in grades 1-4. There is no fee or registration required.

Movie Night--Sunday, March 14, 6:00-7:30 p.m. in the School Library. Children ages 4 and up are invited to view the Veggie Tales Movie “Pistachio: The Little Boy that Woodn’t and The Story of Flibber-O-Loo.” No fee, but registration requested by calling the Christian Formation Office at 663-8000. Bring a pillow or blanket!

  • Operation Rice Bowl 2010—Solidarity Will Transform the World. Our parish is participating in ORB which is a program of Catholic Relief Services. Through the Eucharist we have a spiritual connection with all of humanity. Operation Rice Bowl connects our Lenten activities to our brothers and sisters in need worldwide. ORB containers are available at the entrances of church. (Sponsored by the Social Ministry Committee)