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

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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.

Liturgy Ministry Schedule Available

Eucharistic MinistersThe liturgical ministry schedule for the next quarter is available:

July 4-September 27

 

Adoration Chapel Now Open

Adoration Chapel 2 -update 6.29.15The Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament Perpetual Adoration Chapel closed at 9:00 a.m. on Monday, June 22 for a week of cleaning and maintenance.

It reopened at 9:00 a.m. on Monday, June 29 for Adorers to resume Adoration of our Lord in the Blessed Sacrament.

A big thank you to our Knights of Columbus for their all their hard work this week!

Fortnight for Freedom: June 21-July 4

FortnightText FREEDOM to 377377 to receive updates on current religious freedom issues from the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops.

Visit the official Fortnight for Freedom site for prayers & more information:  www.usccb.org/issues-and-action/religious-liberty/fortnight-for-freedom/index.cfm

“The Fortnight for Freedom: Freedom to Bear Witness will take place from June 21 to July 4, 2015, a time when our liturgical calendar celebrates a series of great martyrs who remained faithful in the face of persecution by political power—St. Thomas More and St. John Fisher, St. John the Baptist, SS. Peter and Paul, and the First Martyrs of the Church of Rome. The theme of this year’s Fortnight will focus on the “freedom to bear witness” to the truth of the Gospel.”

USCCB Statement regarding Supreme Court's Decision

Please click below to read the full statement by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB):

http://www.usccb.org/news/2015/15-103.cfm

SPEAK KINDLY, BUT STAND FIRM
Archbishop Kurtz on the Supreme Court ruling and where the Church goes from here:
https://www.osv.com/OSVNewsweekly/Story/TabId/2672/ArtMID/13567/ArticleID/17753/OSV-Exclusive-Archbishop-Kurtz-on-same-sex-marriage-ruling-and-where-the-Church-goes-from-here.aspx

Baptism Prep Class - July 12

Baptism
Baptism Prep Class for parents who wish to have their child baptized will take place at St. Patrick on
Sunday, July 12 at 12:30 pm in the parish office.
Expecting parents are also welcome to attend.
You don’t need to wait until the baby is born to take the class.
Godparents are also encouraged to attend.
The next class won’t be offered until October.

 

 

Adult Confirmation

Confirmation
Are you a practicing Catholic in good standing who has not been confirmed yet?
Formation sessions for interested candidates and their sponsors will be taking place soon (6:30-8:30 PM July 13, 20, 27, and August 3).

Contact Chad Grube at the parish office (452-6021) or e-mail him at chad@stpatrick-kokomo.org for more information.

The deadline is WEDNESDAY, July 8th
Participants must be at least 18 years old and no longer be in high school.

Parish Rummage Sale - Items Needed

Rummage SaleIt’s time to clean out the storage, garage and closets and bring those items that are collecting dust to the Annual Rummage Sale!
Please take televisions and computers that are more than 10 years old to the Howard County Recycling. We are charged a fee when we turn these items in.

Below are several drop off times:
Thursday, July 23 Noon – 3pm
Friday, July 24 Noon – 3pm
Sunday, July 26 Noon – 3pm
Wednesday, July 29 Noon – 3pm
Thursday, July 30 Noon – 6pm  

Call Kelli at 454-7179 to schedule a home pick up for larger items such as furniture, appliances and workout equipment. We also are in need of many volunteers to help set up, arrange, fold, price, cashier and tear down!

 

Howard County 4-H Fair Booth: July 13-18

FairEach of us is called to deepen our faith, believe in the Gospel message and go forth to proclaim the Gospel.

St. Joan of Arc, St. Patrick, and Sts. Joan of Arc & Patrick School are again jointly sponsoring a booth in air-conditioned comfort at the Howard County 4-H Fair to be held July 13-18. This is one opportunity to present our Catholic parishes and School to the community at large through our presence and various media. The New Evangelization calls us to come out of our comfort zone. After all we have the greatest gift of all time to offer: Jesus Christ and His holy Church. Please prayerfully consider joining us in this effort.

Booth Volunteer Meeting:  Wednesday, July 8 at 7 pm at St. Joan of Arc in the Frassati Room

Please contact Chuck Jansen at 454-7178 or chuck@stpatrick-kokomo.org with questions and to volunteer to help. Be sure to check out our booth when you come to the fair!

 

“Flamingo Flocking” Fundraiser!

FlamingoSTSJP’s 8th Grade
“Flamingo Flocking” Fundraiser
“Birds of a feather …”   This summer the 8th grade class will once again be raising money for their annual class trip to Washington, D.C, by “Flamingo Flocking” your friends, family and neighbors with a surprise pink flamingo display in the morning! For more information and/or to request a flamingo flocking, please contact Michelle Kanable at 438-4111. Forms are available in the St. Joan campus school office and both parish offices.  Forms & payment can either be turned in during regular summer hours to the school office or mailed to: STSJP, 3155 S. 200 W., Kokomo IN 46902.

 

Save the Date for the St. Patrick Fall Bazaar!

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Save the Date for the St. Patrick Fall Bazaar:
September 19, 2015

It is time to start our crafts for the Fall Bazaar!
If you would like to help with the Fall Bazaar, please contact Cindi King at 765-776-6015.