October 2014 – Dates to Remember

N.B.: Please see the current Notitiae for more information and updates.

First Saturday Breakfast: Mater Misericordiae Council #15576 Knights of Columbus will serve breakfast following the 8:00am Mass and the First Saturday devotions Saturday, October 4. All are invited to come and participate.

CCD Religious Education: The first day of classes is Sunday, October 5, between the 9:00AM and 11:00AM Masses. The CCD classes are for children in grades kindergarten to twelve for this upcoming academic year.

MMM Game Day: There are two youth group meetings Saturday, October 11. We would like to welcome the children of the parish, ages 6-12, to play games and have a snack from 2-4PM at the parish hall. Any teenagers who come at this time can be utilized as helpers. We will finish with a short prayer in the church and a blessing. Please bring snacks and water to share. We would like to welcome the teens of the parish, ages 13 and older, to a meeting from 4-6PM.

Parish Potluck: All are invited to enjoy the company of other parishioners at the monthly potluck Sunday, October 12,after the 11:00am High Mass.

Ladies’ Social: All ladies of the Parish are invited to a Potluck Luncheon at the Mater Misericordiae Hall on Saturday, October 18. The event will begin at 11:30 AM with a Talk given by Fr. Kemna followed by the praying of the Rosary and then followed by the Luncheon. The event is open to all single or married ladies of the Parish 16 years old and up.

Men’s BBQ: There will be a BBQ for the men of the parish Saturday, October 25 at 7:00 PM at the church hall.  Games will follow the dinner. Ages for this event are 21 years and older. Please note that you must provide your own meat to cook, beverage to drink, or another dish to share.

Upcoming Parish Activities for September 2014

MMM Game Day, Saturday, September 13: There are two youth group meetings this Saturday, September 13.

We would like to welcome the children of the parish, ages 6-12, to play games and have a snack from 2-4PM at the parish hall. We will finish with a short prayer in the church and a blessing. Please bring snacks and water to share. We would like to welcome the teens of the parish, ages 13 and older, to a meeting from 4-6PM.

Parish Potluck, September 21: All are invited to enjoy the company of other parishioners at the monthly potluck.  The September potluck will be held the third Sunday, 21 September,after the 11:00am High Mass.

Ladies’ Social, September 20: All ladies of the Parish are invited to a Potluck Luncheon at the Mater Misericordiae Hall on Saturday, September 20. The event will begin at 11:30 AM with a talk given by Fr. Kemna followed by the praying of the Rosary and then followed by the Luncheon. The event is open to all single or married ladies of the Parish 16 years old and up. For more information, please see the latest Notitiae.

Book Seminar, September 27: Fr. Kemna encourages your participation at the next book seminar, where he will be in attendance. The work to be prepared for discussion is G.K. Chesterton’s Saint Thomas Aquinas. Please see the latest Notitiae for more details.