There are numerous openings for daily Mass intentions, the Sanctuary Lamp(s), & some weekend Masses for 2021. All of the daily Mass Intentions from Monday – Saturday mornings, since October 16, have been sent to St. Vincent Archabbey for Father Ananias & the Monks to fulfill. --Please click on the above title link to read more.
Feast of St. Blaise, Bishop and Martyr Blessing of throats will be offered to the congregation this year as a safer alternative to individual blessings (the challenge is the sanitizing of candles after they have touched each person). This year, the blessing will be given to all gathered, with the Priest extending his hands over the congregation while reciting the prayer of blessing. Those gathered will respond, “Amen.” Throats will be blessed this weekend February 6/7. --Parish Bulletin, Feb. 7, 2021
Feb. 6/7 - "Bishop to Celebrate TV Mass to Mark the World Day of Prayer for Consecrated Life" "The annual World Day of Prayer for Consecrated Life will be observed in the Catholic Church on February 2 and celebrated in parishes on the weekend of February 6-7..." Click on the above title link to read more.
We entrust to the care of Christ the Divine Physician, those members of our Parish Family in need of Healing in Body, Mind, or Spirit especially Donna Dietrick, Jacob M., Alvin S., Clara F., Dick A., Derek M., Gerard M., Bernie R., Leona H., Angel S., Kara Vozniak, and Rose M. May they embrace their trials in union with the Crucified Christ for the salvation of souls, and the remission of sins. --Parish Bulletin, Jan. 31, 2021
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Madeleine B.-S. (Mother of Gloria C. and George B.). May flights of angels wing her to Paradise, and may her soul and the souls of all the Faithful departed, through the Mercy of God, Rest in Peace. Amen... --Parish Bulletin, Jan. 31, 2021
St. Benedict School, 9th Annual Bake Sale & Basket Auction – Saturday, February 13 from 5-7 PM & Sunday, February 14 from 9 AM – 3 PM in the St. Benedict Church Hall, Carrolltown. --- There will be homemade baked goods available for sale including cinnamon rolls, gobs and Tiramisu cream puffs! No pre-orders – First come basis. --- Selection of gift baskets & various “special items” to be raffled off. “Like-new” auction item raffle. In lieu of Annual live/ dinner auction, there will be a “covid-safe” raffle of donated items on display and winners drawn from tickets. Donations are accepted! --- For more info, call Mandy O’Leary (814-332-8523) or Melissa Nagle (814-330-0195).
Lenten Fish "Fry-Days" will begin on Fri., Feb.19, & continue thru & including Good Friday, April 2, from 4 – 7 p.m. *All dinners will be take out only--Lower Level of the Parish Center.* Further Info. to come! --- In addition: No desserts will be accepted this year due to the coronavirus. --- Prices: Adults, $10 / Children (5-12), $5 and Children (under 5), free.
"Newly-professed US religious 'young and highly-educated': Ahead of the World Day of Prayer for Consecrated Life, a US-based research center details the characteristics of religious men and women who professed vows in 2020." "...Instituted by Pope St. John Paul II in 1997, the World Day of Prayer for Consecrated Life is celebrated in conjunction with the Feast of the Presentation of the Lord, also known as Candlemas Day, which commemorates through the blessing and lighting of candles that Christ is the light of the world..." +++ Click on the above title link to read more.
On Tues., Feb. 16, from 4 – 7 p.m., it's Fat Tuesday Italian Fest! *All dinners will be take out only--Lower Level of the Parish Center.* --- Menu includes: wedding soup, salad, fresh baked Italian bread, lasagna (meatless), meatballs, dessert & beverage. Soup will be available for sale at $4/quart. Prices: Adults, $10 / Children (5-12), $5 and Children (under 5), free. --- Further info. to come! --- Parish Bulletin, Jan. 31, 2021