Parish Funeral Notice for: Sr. Bernadette (obituary)
Sister Mary Bernadette, PCC (Kokomo Poor Clare) passed on Saturday, July 25; she was 101 years old.
The public is welcome to come for viewing from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 28, at the monastery parlor, and from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in the chapel. The rosary will be recited by the sisters at 7:30 p.m. (1175 N. 300 W, Kokomo, IN, 46901)
PLEASE NOTE: Because parking is very limited, carpooling is encouraged. Those attending may park at St. Patrick parish (1204 N. Armstrong St., Kokomo, 46901) and carpool to the Monastery.
Eternal rest grant unto her, O Lord. And let the perpetual light shine upon her. And may the souls of all the faithful departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace. Amen.
Clare, the Footprint of Mary
Join the Poor Clares at the Monastery August 2-10 at 7:30 pm for their annual novena in honor of St. Clare.
August 2 “Hail Mary” — Fr. Huemmer
August 3 “Full of Grace” — Fr. Borawski & Dcn. Ron
August 4 “The Lord is with You” — Fr. Giles
August 5 “Blessed are You among Women” — Fr. Bennett
August 6 “And Blessed is the Fruit of Your Womb, Jesus” — Fr. Ted
August 7 “Holy Mary” — Fr. Rasner
August 8 “Mother of God” — Dcn. Neterer
August 9 “Pray for Us Sinners” — Fr. Alkire
August 10 “Now and At the Hour of Our Death, Amen.” —Dcn. Derek Aaron
The next Mass in the Extraordinary Form at St. Patrick
will be held on Sunday, August 2 at 1:00 pm.
Hosted by Fr. Mike McKinley, Deacon Kyle Neterer, and the Parish Staff
This is to thank all of our volunteers who have given of their time and talent this year! Spouses are also invited.
When: Wednesday, July 29, 6:00pm
Where: St. Patrick Parish Hall
Please RSVP 452-6021 by July 21.
It’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!
In order to properly prepare for the updates to procedures for preparation and reception of Holy Communion to be implemented in our diocese by September 13, 2015, the following training sessions and parish workshops have been scheduled:
Liturgical Ministry Training:
(Attendance at one session required for EMHCs, Hospitality & Readers)
Sunday, August 9 at 9:15 am (in the Church)
Wednesday, August 12 at 6:30 pm (in the Church)
Parish Workshops (open to all parishioners):
Tuesday, August 18 at 6:30 pm (in the Parish Hall)
Thursday, August 27 at 6:30 pm (in the Parish Hall)
Please keep Sr. Rose Dominic Daily, daughter of St. Patrick Parish,
in your prayers as she makes her First Profession with the
Dominican Sisters of St. Cecilia on July 28!
She is pictured here with her parents, Bret & Lori Daily.
We are so grateful to the Knights of Columbus for all their help in recent months! They have spent hundreds of man-hours restoring the meeting rooms in the basement of the parish office, renovating the adoration chapel, and helping with events like the parish picnic.
The K of C Council #656 also provided the paint, carpeting, and new chairs for the chapel. Their generous gifts of time, talent, and treasure have truly been a blessing to our parish.
Catholic gentlemen (18 years of age and older) who are interested in joining the K of C may call the council at 450-8906 or Chuck Jansen in the parish office, 452-6021.
The Serra Club of Kokomo July 2015 Newsletter is available.
Be sure to check out all of the things the Serra Club has been up to recently!
New members are always welcome.
Our Mission: Foster and affirm vocations to the priesthood and vowed religious life.
Blessed Junipero Serra
Canonization set for September 23, 2015
The first to be canonized on U.S. soil! “The cause for Serra’s beatification began in the Diocese of Monterey-Fresno in 1934, and the diocesan process was finished in 1949. On September 25, 1988 he was beatified by Pope John Paul II. Pope Francis has announced that he will be canonized on September 23, 2015 during a Mass in Washington, DC.” – USCCB.org
The liturgical ministry schedule for the next quarter is available:
July 4-September 27
It’s time FORE! the annual STSJP Golf outing on Sunday, August 2 at Chippendale Golf Club!
The outing is open to all golfers and includes dinner and prizes. All proceeds support our parish school. Registration forms are available in the narthex, or contact Chuck Jansen at 452-6021 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Sponsorship opportunities are available for individuals and businesses.