Join us for the Stations of the Cross each Friday during Lent. The Way of the Cross is offered for the Poor Souls at 9 am and the school children pray it at 2:15 pm (not during Spring Break - March 29) and the traditional Way of the Cross at 7:00 pm.
A new study will begin in April with both a Tuesday and Friday session available for a series of 11 weeks. The accompanying workbook (with online access to the videos) costs $29, and the initial order will be placed on Monday, March 18th. Contact Chad Grube to request a workbook or for more information.
The Embrace Life Ministry has reserved a theater for a private viewing of Unplanned on Sunday, April 7 at 2:00 pm. They will be selling tickets for $5 after Mass beginning March 16 and 17. The movie is rated “R” due to the subject matter of abortion.
“Unplanned,” is a pro-life movie about the conversion story of Abby Johnson, a former Texas Planned Parenthood clinic director who is now a pro-life activist,
SJA GAME NIGHT
St. Joan of Arc will begin having Game Night each month for those 21 and older. We will meet March 16 and plan to start at 6:00 pm. We ask that each person or couple bring a dish or appetizer to share as well as their favorite board game or card game. We figure that we will have 2 – 3 tables of Euchre players each month! If you do not own any games – no worries – you will surely want to play with others that have brought a game that you will enjoy playing. Please invite friends and family to come enjoy this fun night out! Please call Jan Marrah at 865-6684 or email@example.com if you have questions!
The Friendship Project: The Catholic Woman’s Guide to Making, and Keeping Fabulous, Faith-Filled Friends. Our Women's Book Group is starting a new book on Thursday, February 21. It's all about making and keeping fun, fabulous, faith-filled friends - who doesn't want people like that in their life? Come join us! Contact Jan at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have questions or want me to order a book for you!
Preparation for the Marian Consecration begins on February 20. There is a new group of parishioners who will be preparing to make/renew their Marian Consecration on March 25 (the Solemnity of the Annunciation). Preparation materials are available for free in the “To Study” section of FORMED. Check it out under 33 Days to Morning Glory. If you have any questions or want additional materials, please contact Chad Grube at 765-626-7005 or email@example.com.
Donate blood in memory of Rowan Dinn on Saturday, February 9 from 9:00 am - 2:00 pm at SJA.
Rowan experienced many complications after his birth on October 25, 2011. During his 31 days of life on this earth, he received 114 blood transfusions. His parents, Dr. Rob and Jaime Dinn, have tremendous gratitude for the people who donated blood in order for Rowan to live longer. Please join a special blood drive in Rowan's honor.
Please call Amy McKitrick at 432-4755, call 1-800-REDCROSS or go to redcrossblood.org - sponsor code "stjarcko" to schedule your blood donation appt.
The St. Vincent de Paul pantry has been hit very hard this winter and is in need of ALL pantry items and cash donations. Please be generous to those who are in need of the basic items who live in our community! In addition, due to the partial shutdown of the government they are sending food stamps out earlier for February so we anticipate an even greater need at the end of February.
The next Bible study - an 8 week study of the Gospel of John - is ready to begin. There are two time options - Tuesday, beginning February 5 from 7 - 8:30 pm until March 26 and Friday, beginning February 8 from 9 - 11:00 am until March 29. Classes will be held in the Frassati Room. For information or to order the accompanying workbook ($21)contact Chad Grube - firstname.lastname@example.org.