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Eternal rest grant unto them, O Lord. And let the perpetual light shine upon them. And may the souls of all the faithful departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace. Amen.
Ordinations for the Diocese of Lafayette-in-Indiana
Cathedral of St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception
May 30, 2015 at 11 am
With praise and thanksgiving to Almighty God, the Diocese of Lafayette-in-Indiana joyfully announces and invites you to celebrate the Ordination of Rev. Mr. Daniel Shine to the Sacred Priesthood of our Lord Jesus Christ on Saturday, May 30 at 11 am at the Cathedral of St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception. This same day, the Diocese also invites you to celebrate the Ordination of Mr. Derek Aaron and Mr. Kyle Neterer to the Transitional Diaconate.
We offer our prayers for these gentlemen as they prepare for their respective ordinations and we encourage St. Patrick parishioners to attend the ordinations on May 30 in order to show our support for these men and for vocations. Mr. Kyle Neterer begins his summer assignment at St. Patrick on June 1.
Give Him Glory, Thanks, & Praise!
Please join us for the Eucharistic Procession
that will conclude the 8:00 am Mass.
First Communicants are invited to process behind the altar servers with their First Holy Communion banners. This is a wonderful opportunity to bring Jesus present in the Blessed Sacrament to the community.
Our Pastor, Reverend Father Michael J. McKinley, was ordained to the Sacred Priesthood of Jesus Christ on May 25, 1985.
Parishioners are invited to attend Mass at 8:00 am on Monday, May 25 on Fr. Mike’s anniversary.
The parish celebration will be in conjunction with our annual parish picnic.
Parish Picnic & Fr. Mike’s Anniversary Celebration
June 7 at 1:00 pm at Northwest Park
We will have a pitch-in dinner with main dish, drinks, and tableware provided.
RSVP number attending by calling 452-6021.
Please see below for what to bring:
A-D Salad, relish tray, or fruit
E-J Vegetable dish
K-P Side dish
Join us for the parish picnic and Father Mike’s Ordination Anniversary Celebration that will include children’s activities, volleyball, whiffle ball, kickball, and more. Bring a blanket, lawn chairs, and squirt guns!!!
God-willing, Mr. Neterer will be ordained a deacon on May 30 and then a priest in 2016. He has been assigned to St. Patrick Parish for this summer and will begin his assignment June 1.
Click here to read about Mr. Neterer.
Please note the following changes in the Confessions schedule for the next 2 Saturdays due to the following:
Saturday, May 30 – No 9:00 am Confessions due to ordinations
Saturday, June 6 – No 9:00 am or 4:00 pm Confessions due to Fr. Mike away
May 19, 2015 marks the 50th anniversary of the death of Msgr. Leo A. Breitenbach,
former pastor of St. Patrick Church.
A Mass will be held at St. Patrick at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, May 19,
with a light reception immediately following in the parish hall.
Please join us to pray for the repose of his soul and to share our memories of him!
Monsignor Leo A. Breitenbach
Seventh Resident Pastor: 1949-1965
Associates to Msgr. Breitenbach
Rev. Bernard Morgan – 1952, Rev. John Schultz – 1957, Rev. Donald Gross – 1959,
Rev. Richard Villa – 1961.
Rev. Richard Villa acted as Adminstrator after the death of Msgr. Brietenbach. Rev. Paul Dehner was his Assistant.
<———- Recognize the sister next to Msgr. Breitenbach?
For all men of Kokomo – Fathers, Uncles, etc.
HOSTS: Your spiritual fathers (the priests of St. Patrick & St. Joan of Arc)
WHAT: Food, fellowship, and guest speaker
WHERE: Saint Joan of Arc, St. John Paul II Terrace
WHEN: Wednesday, June 17, 6:30 – 9:00 PM
COSTS: $5 free-will offering requested
RSVP: (765) 452-6021 (St. Patrick)
Deadline: June 5
Guest Speaker — Art Taylor
Art Taylor, married for 46 years to his wife Ann, the father of 3 and grandfather of 3, is a parishioner at St. Mary in Lafayette. In addition to his job at Eli Lilly, he completed his ELM formation and has facilitated pastoral skills workshops throughout our diocese. Art is an experienced presenter, and he will invite us to be “true heroes” who lead from our knees.
It’s Time To Register for St. Joan of Arc and St. Patrick’s NEW Evening Catholic Vacation Bible School!
June 8 thru June 11, 2015
From 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
At St. Joan of Arc
Ages: All children ages 4 (by Jan. 31) thru 11 yrs (entering 6th grade) are invited to join us for crafts, lively music, skits, games, snacks and much more!
Fee: $20.00 per child/$50.00 per family (family rate applies for 3 or more children from the same family). Fees cover the cost of supplies, crafts, food, T-shirt, and a music CD for each family.
Registration: Due May 27, 2015
Download: VBS Registration Form 2015
LAST VBS Volunteer Meeting is June 4 at 6:30 PM
Room 342 (upstairs) – St. Joan of Arc
Click here to sign up to volunteer
Safe Conduct Training
7:00 pm on June 3 at St. Joan of Arc Church, room 109
For more information contact Tami firstname.lastname@example.org at 480-0185 or Kelli email@example.com at 454-7179.
Who: All middle school youth in 6-8th grade! (includes youth going into 6th grade and 9th grade)
What: Annual St. Meinrad & Holiday World Trip
When: Wednesday, June 24 – Thursday, June 25
Meet: June 24 – 8:00 A.M. Mass at St. Patrick, leave at 9 AM
Return: June 25 at St. Patrick parking lot at Midnight
Cost: $85 (includes lodging, two meals, and park tickets)
Due: June 12
Bring: Money for three meals and a locker
Click here: for the MS trip letter, St. Meinrad Flyer and St. Meinrad permission form.
Permission form and fee are due June 12. Contact Kelli firstname.lastname@example.org at 454-7179 if you have any questions. Chaperones Needed!