Posts Tagged Annual Catholic Appeal

Bulletin Letter – 2/11/18

Dear Parishioners,                                                                                                                                  +JMJ Here is the opening prayer for the Mass of Ash Wednesday, which begins the holy season of Lent: Grant, O Lord, that we may begin with holy fasting this campaign of Christian service, so that, as we take up battle against spiritual evils,

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Bulletin Letter – 2/4/18

Dear Parishioners,                                                                                                                                  +JMJ Next weekend Bishop Thomas begins his Annual Catholic Appeal, entitled “Giving With Faith, Hope and Love”.  I would like to encourage everybody to participate, even if only in a small way. Even if you send in only five dollars, that is so greatly

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Bulletin Letter February 19

+JMJ Dear Parishioners, It’s once again time for our Bishop’s Annual Catholic Appeal. This year’s theme is “Building His Church, Fulfilling His Mission”. Very soon you should be getting in the mail a letter from the Bishop, introducing you to this year’s Appeal. Every year our parish

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Bulletin Letter June 5

+JMJ Dear Parishioners, First of all, I have a very significant announcement to make regarding our school. Cathy Schoenauer, after some 40 years of educational experience, and nine years as our principal, has decided to retire. We wish her the very best in her next endeavors, especially

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Bulletin Letter April 24

+JMJ Dear Parishioners, Thank you for all the thoughts, prayers and practical help I received throughout my recent bout with shingles! As of the writing of this letter, Friday the 15th, only a small spot remains to “dry up” of the rash. But then there is still

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Bulletin Letter March 20

+JMJ Dear Parishioners, Here are a number of items that I am thinking about these days for the parish: -A belated thanks to everybody who made the parish retreat work so well! I wasn’t able to be there for the entire thing, but I saw enough to

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Bulletin Letter January 17

+JMJ Dear Parishioners, February 1st will begin another Annual Catholic Appeal from the Diocese. That fundraiser helps maintain all of the operations of the Pastoral Center (i.e., central Catholic offices). This means that all of our parish homes will soon receive the usual letter from the Bishop’s

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Bulletin Letter March 15

Dear Parishioners, First of all I want to thank everybody who has already donated to the Bishop’s Annual Catholic Appeal. As of the writing of this letter we are only $6,000 below our goal. That is pretty impressive. I am impressed by the generosity of our parishioners.

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Bulletin Letter February 22

Dear Parishioners, This last couple weeks we had the kick-off of the Diocesan Annual Catholic Appeal. I have been told that every household has received a mailing by now. I encourage everybody to give something, no matter how small the gift. Together I’m sure we can reach

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