Lenten Opportunities 2011

March 11, 2011

Pledging Lent Together

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

  • RCIA Process: Rite of Sending, Sunday, March 13, at 11:30 Mass. We will be sending our Catechumens and Candidates to Bishop Clark for the Rite of Election on Sunday, March 13, at 2:00 p.m. at Sacred Heart Cathedral. We will celebrate the Scrutinies at the Sunday 9:30 Mass on March 27, April 3, and April 10. 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. (unless otherwise noted) in Church. We welcome you to join us on Fridays during Lent to walk the path Jesus walked through his passion to his death.

    March 11: Fr. Mark Brewer, Leader
    March 18: Family Stations of the Cross & Soup Supper (to be held at 6:00 p.m.)
    March 25: Don Eggleston, Leader
    April 1: Ed Holden, Leader
    April 8: David Steklenski, Leader
    April 15: David Tedesche, Leader

  • For Children/Youth Children’s Liturgy, Sunday, March 13 at 9:30 Mass. In this Sunday's gospel, Jesus goes into the desert and is tempted by the devil.

    Children's Liturgy, Sunday, April 3 at 9:30 Mass. After Jesus touches a blind man, he is able to see with his eyes and his heart.

  • Child Church, Sundays during 9:30 Mass (Dates: 3/20, 3/27, 4/10, and 4/17). Liturgy of the Word for children in grades 1-4. There is no fee or registration required.

  • Operation Rice Bowl 2011. Our parish is participating in ORB which is a program of Catholic Relief Services. This Lenten season, CRS asks Catholics to pray, fast, learn, and give to those in need. (Sponsored by the Social Ministry Committee)