Announcements for Sunday, February 4, 2018

THE REQUIEM MASS FOR VIOLA PENNETTI will be tomorrow, Monday, February 5, at 11:00 a.m. followed by a reception in the Parish Hall. Interment will be at 2 p.m. at Crown Hill Cemetery.

2017 PLEDGE STATEMENTS AND ARCHANGELS are at the back of the Church. Additionally, please consider increasing your pledge for 2018. Pledge cards are also at the back of the Church.

THE LITTLE GLASS JARS are in the back of the Church to collect money the Society of Mary uses in its hunger outreach program.

SIGN UP FOR THE SHROVE TUESDAY PANCAKE BREAKFAST on Tuesday, February 13, after the 9:30 a.m. Mass. Tom Beckwith will be making his dad’s recipe for buttermilk pancakes. There is a signup sheet in the back of the church. Please note on the signup if you prefer a gluten-free option.

PLEASE REMEMBER TO RENEW YOUR INTERCESSIONS FOR FEBRUARY. The only intercessions that don’t need to be renewed are for the Aged and Infirm and military service.

FATHER FRASER WILL BE OUT OF TOWN on February 9 and 10. Canon Morgan has graciously accepted the invitation to lead Morning Prayer and celebrate Mass those days. Many thanks!

THE SOCIETY OF MARY will gather for Rosary and their meeting after the 9 o’clock Mass on Saturday, February 10.

THE SAINT FRANCIS CENTER IS REQUESTING DONATIONS of foot care items, such as socks, shoes, and foot powder. As part of her Lenten discipline, Anne Campbell will be collecting donations beginning Ash Wednesday. These items will be delivered to the Center on Maundy Thursday. You may leave your donations in the receptacle in the Parish Hall.

THE SOCIETY OF MARY AND THE CONFRATERNITY OF THE BLESSED SACRAMENT are co-sponsoring a Lenten Quiet Day on Saturday, February 24. The guest leader will be Father Robert Kerr from Southfield, Michigan. Please see your Archangel for further information. Sign-up sheets are available in the back of the church so that we know how many to set up and provide food for.

LENTEN LETTERS are in the back of the church. Please pick yours up to help us save on postage.

BOOKS ’N’ BRUNCH will meet today at noon after the late Mass in the Guild Room.

TIME CHANGES FOR LENT Daily Masses on Thursday will continue at 9:30 a.m., not 7:00 a.m. There will be no Thursday Lenten breakfasts this year. If you wish to attend an early morning daily Mass, come to the Wednesday 7:00 a.m. Mass and stay for the Breakfast Bible Study if you have the time. Note that there will be no early Mass on Ash Wednesday. Low Mass (Rite I) will be at 9:30 a.m. and High Mass (Rite II) will be at 6:30 p.m.

INTINCTION is administered on the pulpit side of the Altar Rail, where the chalice is always administered by the ordained clergy.  Please be sure to receive on this side if you receive by intinction.