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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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St. Patrick Parish Family Thanksgiving Dinner

What: Parish Family Thanksgiving Dinner

When: Saturday, November 18 following 5:30 Mass

Where: St. Patrick Parish Hall

RSVP: Contact the parish office by November 16 at 452-6021 or email to liz.w@stpatrick-kokomo.org

Turkey, mashed potatoes, and drinks will be provided by the parish!

Please bring the following based on the first letter of your last name:

A-F — Salad or hot vegetable dish

G-Z —  Side dish

S-Z  — Dessert

Join us, as we celebrate the gratitude we hold within our parish family.

Let us praise God for the blessings he’s given us and come together in fellowship with one another. We’ll see you there!

Time Changes This Weekend -- Don't Forget for Mass This Sunday

Don’t forget — we “fall back” after you go to bed this Saturday night.  Be sure to adjust your clocks so that you get to Mass at the right time.

Annual Couples Retreat

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FRI., NOV. 10 (6 – 9 pm at St. Patrick)

SAT., NOV. 11 (8:30 am – 9:30 pm at K of C)

Includes 4:30 pm Mass at St. Joan of Arc

For all married couples — whether you’re newlyweds, celebrating your golden anniversary, or anywhere in between; this retreat is for you.

  • Opportunity for Confessions
  • Adoration Together
  • Mass with Blessing of Couples
  • Presentations from Married Couples
  • Dinner & Dancing
  • Small Group Time
  • 1-on-1 Time with Your Spouse
  • Social Time with Other Couples
  • Snacks, Meals, etc.
  • And much, much more

COSTS: $60 per couple (includes a copy of Gary Chapman’s book, The Five Love Languages — Secrets that Last)

Free follow-up sessions with date night & babysitting available.

If you can’t attend everything, but are still interested, please contact us for details.

RSVP by Sunday, November 5:

Contact Chad Grube at chad@stpatrick-kokomo.org or (765) 452-6021 ext. 324

Consecration to Jesus through Mary

Shrine of Our Lady, the Blessed Virgin Mary

Starting on November 5, every Sunday after the 11 am Mass in the parish hall, Fr. Roberts will be preparing parishioners to entrust themselves to Mary so that they might deepen their baptismal consecration to Jesus on the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe.

To purchase the book that we will use for the retreat, 33 Days to Morning Glory, either visit Fr. Robert’s blog, andthechurch.com, or order it with him by sending him an email, fr.croberts@dol-in.org by October 26.

NOTE:  You can also view materials from 33 Days to Morning Glory by accessing the parish’s FORMED subscription at formed.org.  It is the 5th line down on the “Study” tab, and is under the category of “Hearts Afire Parish-Based Programs.

Thanksgiving Outreach

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We are starting to collect donations for our annual Holiday Outreach program.  Below is a list of needed items:

Thanksgiving Dinner Items: Basic Essentials:
+   stuffing mix, chicken broth and noodles + soap
+   canned or packaged gravy + dish soap
+   canned yams and marshmallows + toilet paper
+   cranberry sauce + shampoo
+   canned green beans and corn + toothpaste
+   cream of mushroom soup + laundry detergent
+   French fried onions
+   boxed macaroni & cheese
+   pumpkin pie filling and pie crust
+   cake mix & frosting
+   sugar and flour
+ $25 Meijer or Scrip Card to purchase a    turkey, milk, eggs, fresh potatoes and bread for a family

Thank you for helping make this Thanksgiving a little brighter!

Please bring your donations for Thanksgiving starting November 1 through November 18 to the parish hall.

Volunteers are needed to assemble baskets on Sunday, November 19 at 12:30 (after the 11:00 Mass).

People will be needed to deliver baskets as well.  We will deliver on November 20 from 10 am to noon (during the scheduled pick-up time in the parish hall).

Sign up to help by contacting the parish office at 452-6021 or email Liz White at liz.w@stpatrick-kokomo.org.

For anyone who would like to submit the application to receive these baskets, you can download it HERE

The Holiday Outreach application must be turned in by November 13 for both the Thanksgiving and Christmas Outreaches. 

Submit Names for Annual Memorial Mass

Remembering Those Who Have Gone Before Us

On Saturday, November 4 at 2 pm, Mass will be offered celebrating the lives of St. Patrick parishioners and family members who have passed away in the year since All Souls’ Day 2016.

Family members will light a candle for each person’s life we celebrate.

Please call the parish office (452-6021) or send an email to amanda@stpatrick-kokomo.org by October 27 if you would like to add the name of a loved one to be remembered whose funeral was not conducted at St Patrick.

A candle will be provided.

This is sponsored by the Helpers in Sorrow (HIS) Ministry here at St. Patrick.

Parishioners are encouraged attend this Mass of Remembrance in support of our parish faith family.  There will be a gathering in the parish hall following the Mass.

Psalms - Recordings & Resources from Fr. Huemmer

Did you miss a session of Fr. Huemmer’s series on the Psalms?  Then check out the materials here and feel welcome to join us for the next session.

Recommendations of Resources from Fr. Huemmer:     Psalms Resources

Handouts from Fr. Huemmer:  How to Pray the Psalms (excerpt from Fr. Thomas Lynam, SJ) & Categorizing the Psalms

Contact Chad Grube at chad@stpatrick-kokomo.org or 452-6021 ext. 324 if you are interested in a workbook ($25) or would like to sign-up for the follow-up Bible study sessions.

Tuesdays, Sept. 19—Nov. 28 (7:00-8:30 pm)
Sundays, Sept. 24—Nov. 26 (9:20-10:50 am)

 

Recordings of Sessions

Session 1 (Part 1)

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Session 1 (Part 3)

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Session 1 (Part 4)

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Session 2 (Part 1)

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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:
September 3, 10, 17, 24
October 8, November 12, & December 10

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:
3, 10, 17 y 24 de septiembre
8 de octubre, 12 de noviembre, y 10 de diciembre

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.

Seeking Dress Shoes for Our Servers

Do you have any black dress shoes that no longer fit your children?

We’re looking to build up a supply of dress shoes of all sizes for our servers to use when necessary.

Drop off shoes any time at the parish office or contact Chad Grube (452-6021 x324 or chad@stpatrick-kokomo.org) to make other arrangements.

Thank you for your generosity.

Fr. Robert’s Blog

The priest-in-residence at St. Patrick maintains a blog, andthechurch.com. Be sure to visit to see Father’s book recommendations, reflections, videos, links to interesting Catholic material and lots of other interesting stuff.