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St. Patrick Church
1204 North Armstrong
Kokomo, IN 46901
phone: 765-452-6021
fax: 765-868-8384

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2017 Lenten Schedule

Events scheduled from now through the third full week of Lent:

Friday, March 17

  • Patronal Solemnity of Saint Patrick:  Mass at 6:00 PM followed by Shepherd’s Pie dinner

Sunday, March 19

  • RCIA First Scrutiny:  11:00 am Mass
  • SRE Confessions 9:40 am
  • Vespers with Communal Anointing of the Sick:  3:00 pm (reception following in Parish Hall)

Monday, March 20

  • Solemnity of St. Joseph (transferred from Sunday)

Friday, March 24

  • School Children’s Way of the Cross:  2:00 pm
  • Way of the Cross with Exposition & Benediction:  7:00 pm (Reconciliation following)
  • Knights of Columbus Fish Fry 5-8 pm

Saturday, March 25

  • Solemnity of the Annunciation

*Note change of date from original tri-fold.  We have also been given a dispensation from the bishop to eat meat this day as we celebrate our feast day, but we must then make another day that week our meatless day.

Download the whole Lent/Easter Tri-fold: 2017 Lenten Schedule

Read the Pope’s 2017 Lenten Message:  HERE

Parish Mission Recordings Available

Did you miss one of the nights of the parish mission or do you want to take another listen?

Then go to this page on our website where you can stream every homily and conference:

LENTEN MISSION RECORDINGS

 

Financial Peace University -- Starts Tuesday, April 4

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

“Are you tired of letting your money control you? Would you rather claim control over your finances and have more peace of mind? Join us for Dave Ramsey’s “Financial Peace University.” The program has been condensed into a nine-week series of classes that will be offered from 6:00 to 7:30 pm on Tuesday evenings here at St. Patrick. The first class is on Tuesday, April 4. Click the link to register for the program and start the journey toward financial freedom!”

REGISTRATION:       http://www.daveramsey.com/fpu/classes/1040052

QUESTIONS:             chuck@stpatrick-kokomo.org

Lenten Fish Fry (March 10)

St. Patrick Parish — All-U-Can Eat Fish Fry

Have big plans for Friday night? Join us for the Parish Fish Fry!

We are also in need of volunteers to help for this event. If you’d like to volunteer for the fish fry, contact us at the Parish Office today!

Where:  St. Patrick Parish Hall

When:  Friday, March 10

Time:  4:00 – 8:00 pm

Cost:

Adult Meal — $10

Baked Tilapia Meal* — $12

Children (5-12 yrs. old) — $6

Children (4 and under) — Free

*The Baked Tilapia Meal includes all the items from the refill station as well.

Children-friendly menu

To Go Orders are available

Stations of the Cross also available at 7 PM.

Ash Wednesday Mass Times

Lent begins on Wednesday, March 1.

Ash Wednesday is a day of Fast and Abstinence (see regulations here).

We are also strongly encouraged to begin Lent by attending Mass and receiving ashes.

Ash Wednesday Masses at Saint Patrick are 6:30 am, 8:15 am, and 6:00 pm.

If those times don’t work for you, also check out the Mass times at Saint Joan of Arc:  http://www.saintjoan.org/blog/2017/2/22/lent-begins-wednesday-march-1

Lenten Regulations Reminder

Ash Wednesday  –  March 1, 2017, is a day of Fast and Abstinence

Good Friday — April 14, 2017, is a day of Fast and Abstinence

Fridays of Lent — are days of Abstinence.

Fast:  All adults are bound by the Law of Fast up to the beginning of their 60th year.  (Canon 1252) “A person who has completed their 18th year of age is an adult.”  (Canon 97, p. 1)

On days of Fast, one full meal is allowed.  Two other meals, sufficient to maintain strength, may be taken according to each one’s needs, but together they should not equal another full meal.  Eating between meals is not permitted; but liquids, including milk and fruit juices, are allowed.

Abstinence:  “All persons who have completed their 14th year are bound by the Law of Abstinence.”  (Canon 1252) On days of Abstinence, no meat is allowed.

Note – When health or ability to work would be seriously affected, the law does not oblige.  When in doubt concerning Fast or Abstinence, a parish priest or confessor should be consulted.

Minors – “Pastors and parents are to see to it that minors who are not bound by the Laws of Fast and Abstinence are educated in an authentic sense of Penance.”  (Canon 1242)

Sacraments in Spanish (Misa y Confesiones en español)

Opportunity for Sacraments in Spanish

We are pleased to offer an opportunity for Mass, Confessions, and fellowship in Spanish.
Future Dates:     February 26 & March 26
Confessions start at 3 PM.
Mass begins at 4 PM.
Fellowship in the parish hall will take place immediately after Mass.

 

Misa y Confesiones en español

Nos alegramos en anunciar que tendremos confesiones y misa en español en la iglesia de San Patricio.  También habrá convivencia al terminar la misa.
Fechas:  26 de febrero y 26 de marzo.
Las confesiones en español comienzan a las 3pm.
La misa comienza a las 4pm.
Convivencia en en sótano al terminar la misa.  Favor de traer comida o postre para compartir.

EPIC Middle School Youth Group Schedule

Here is the schedule for the remainder of the school year:

DATE START END WHERE
Sunday, February 12, 2017 6:00 PM 8:00 PM St. Patrick’s Elementary School Gym & Classrooms
Friday, March 10, 2017 4:00 PM 8:00 PM NO MEETING-Parish Fish Fry
Sunday, March 12, 2017 6:00 PM 8:00 PM St. Patrick’s Elementary School Gym & Classrooms
Saturday, April 15, 2017 1:00 PM 4:00 PM Meet downtown (north side of courthouse)
Saturday, April 22, 2017 12:00 PM 4:00 PM Northwest Park (weather-permitting)
Sunday, May 07, 2017 1:00 PM 3:00 PM Foster Park Picnic, Closing year party
Friday, June 09, 2017 TBD —- St. Meinrad / Holiday World
Saturday, June 10, 2017 —- TBD

The Call XIV (March 18-19)

The 14th annual CALL High School Retreat is scheduled for March 18 & 19 at Saint Joan of Arc. Saint Joan of Arc and Saint Patrick parishioners can download all the information and forms they need here. For questions, contact Brian Campbell at 865-9967 or bcampbell@saintjoan.org.

SJA/SP Parent Cover Letter:     LETTER

SJA/SP Individual Registration:     REGISTRATION

Q & A Flyer for SJA/SP Participants:  FLYER