Save the date for the 10th Annual Holy Family Catholic Conference!
March 12-13, 2016 held at Kokomo High School
We are offering two different times for the retreat:
This program includes a Divine Mercy day retreat on Saturday, April 2 (babysitting available with registration by January 19).
The Protecting God’s Children program for grades K-8 SRE students
“Show Mercy Like the Father”
Don’t forget to pick up your gift from St. Patrick which is the Magnificat Year of Mercy Companion found at the church exits! The Year of Mercy Companion is a comprehensive page-a-day booklet to help you encounter and share the Father’s mercy.
There are two churches in the Diocese of Lafayette-in-Indiana that will have designated “Doors of Mercy”. The location of the doors, as well as the date and time of the opening of the doors, is listed below:
– St. Mary Church 2300 W Jackson Street Muncie, IN 47303 11:00am Mass on Sunday, December 13, 2015
Year of Mercy App (Free) Apple and Android Our Sunday Visitor is offering its free Year of Mercy app to help you in your journey through this special jubilee year designated by Pope Francis. The Year of Mercy app offers daily inspiration, prayers, stories, news and more
Upcoming Year of Mercy Opportunities:
· Participate in the Christmas Outreach which serves to feed the hungry.
· M.S. EPIC will go caroling and visit the sick on Monday, December 21. Adult chaperones with Safe & Sacred needed.
· Help babysit at the Women’s Shelter on Mondays from 6:30-7:30pm, while the mother’s attend a bible study program lead by parishioner, Theresa Murphy.
· Register and/or volunteer for the 10th Annual HFCC on March 12-13. Theme is ENCOUNTER GOD—LIVE IN HIS MERCY
· Volunteer to help make 300 sandwiches for CAM on Wednesday, December 16 from 5pm-6pm in the parish hall.
For more information about the Year of Mercy Opportunities or to sign up to help, contact Kelli Conlon at 454-7179.
“At times we are called to gaze even more attentively on mercy so that we may become a more effective sign of the Father’s action in our lives.” – Pope Francis, Misericordiae Vultus
No matter how long you have been away for whatever reason, we INVITE YOU to consider renewing your relationship with the Catholic Church. Visit CatholicsComeHome.org for a great resource.
DESTINATION JESUS 2016 “Redeemed!”
February 12-14, 2016
$75 is due by December 13 or only $40 if can help with the parish breakfast on January 10.
Non-refundable after December 18. Fees Increase to $85 after December 18. The SCRIP Program can help with the cost of retreats and trips. Don’t forget to purchase SCRIP!
Click here for the registration form: St. Patrick – DJ 2016 Registration Form
“It is God who gives life. Let us respect and love human life, especially vulnerable life in a mother’s womb.” – Pope Francis on Twitter @Pontifex, May 15, 2013
“Blessed are you when they insult you and persecute you and utter every kind of evil against you (falsely) because of me. Rejoice and be glad, for your reward will be great in heaven. Thus they persecuted the prophets who were before you.” – Matthew 5:11-12
Check out a recent presentation given by our Adult Formation Director to young adults recently that might give you some insight into this situation:
Pray the Rosary daily for world peace.