WELCOME TO ST. CHRISTOPHER PARISH
Weekly Inspiration from Fr. Kyle
– SUNDAY, MARCH 26, 2023 –
Upcoming Parish Events
St. Christopher Church is looking to hire part-time help to cover the parish office hours. Training for this position will likely begin in late March. Work hours will be Monday and Friday, 08:30am to 3:30pm, and Wednesday from 8:30am to 12:30pm; however, this may change depending on the needs of the parish. Duties include answering the phones, helping those who come into the office, maintaining calendar and rental schedule, as well as supporting staff as needed. Knowledge of Microsoft Office is a plus. Please send resume to Tim Francis or Victoria Hammermeister at the St Christopher Church Office at 937.898.3542.
St. Christopher School are hiring a Full Time Third Grade Teacher as well as a Part Time Title 1 Teacher. Please submit your resume to the School Principal Tim O’Loughlin at email@example.com
FRIDAYS DURING LENT | FEB. 24 – MARCH 31
6-7:30 PM in the SCHOOL CAFETERIA
*Please note that pricing listed in the bulletin is incorrect.
- With RSVP: Adults = $15 | Children 4-10 = $7
- all Children Under 4 FREE w/paying adult
- NO RSVP: Adults = $18 | Children 4-10 = $10
- Carry-out (RSVP only): All Ages, $15
Fried & Baked Icelandic Cod / Green Beans / Corn / Garlic Rice Pilaf / French Fries / Macaroni & Cheese / Cole Slaw / Corn Bread / Dinner Rolls / Ice Cream / Cookies / Beverages
RSVP required Wednesdays by 8:00pm for discount
RSVP: Email firstname.lastname@example.org — Confirmation will be sent.
CALL: Betty 937.264.9691 7:00am to 10:00 | only specify number of adults, kids 4-10, kids under 4 and Dine-In or Carry-Out.
VOLUNTEERS GREATLY NEEDED!
- Adult volunteers contact Lori Dieli (937-559-3793).
- Teen volunteers contact Elena Pope (text 937-248-7150).
ORDER YOUR SPRING PLANTS NOW THROUGH APRIL 5TH.
St. Christopher School is once again sponsoring a plant sale with plants supplied by Furst Florist.
EARLY ORDERS: Due by March 13th
LAST DATE TO ORDER: April 5th.
PLANT PICK UP: Thur, May 11 | 3-6pm at St Christopher Emmaus Center Entrance.
MORE INFO/ORDER: flowersale.stchristopheronline.com
St. Christopher School & Center for Children are now accepting open enrollment for the 2023-2024 school year.
St. Christopher School [K-8]:
Our Catholic faith is at the center of who we are and what we do at St. Christopher School. When you send your child to St. Christopher, you will witness the profound impact of faith on every aspect of your child’s education. VISIT: SCPSCHOOL.ORG
St. Christopher Center for Children [ages 3 – PRE-K]:
Beginning MONDAY, MARCH 6 from 7AM-2PM, the Center will be conducting registration for the summer and fall classes. The center offers a variety of programs for your child beginning at age three. For more information, please visit SCPCHILDCARE.ORG or call Judy Shoup at 937.890.5805.
We are looking for volunteers to take over the following booths at the summer festival:
BINGO | GAMBLING | FUNNEL CAKE
Altar Server Ministry is be expanding at the weekend Masses. There is nothing like an up front, close encounter with the miracle of the Eucharist.
SERVERS SHOULD BE:
- In grades 4th through high school
- Be a practicing Catholic
- Have received their First Holy Communion.
If you are already an altar server: Please register again, so we have one updated list of altar servers.
New servers will be trained.
REGISTER TO BE A SERVER *HERE*
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Elise Sas.
Join the St. Vincent Lunch Team Project!
By providing ten sack lunches a month, you can be a part of a bigger team that will provide 3,000 meals to individuals and families who are without basic essentials through the St. Vincent de Paul Shelter. We are asking donors to make a six month commitment. Donors make ten lunches a month in their home using their own resources and then drop them off on their assigned dates, once a month, at St. Christopher on a Sunday morning. Clipper Courier then donates their truck and driver to deliver the meals to the St. Vincent de Paul Shelter.
HOW TO JOIN THE SVDP LUNCH MINISTRY
Please email Elise at email@example.com
We are filling the dates for January to June 2023; donors are assigned to either Team A (January 29, February 26, March 26, April 23, May 21, June 18) or Team B (January 15, February 12, March 12, April 2, May 7, June 4).
ALL PARENTS ARE INVITED
10AM-11AM IN THE CANDLE ROOM
*Childcare is provided during meetings un the Bridal Room
Ministry of Mothers | 2nd Sundays
CONTACT: Cassie Subler firstname.lastname@example.org
Fellowship of Fathers | 4th Sundays
CONTACT: Chris McGuinness email@example.com
Walking with Moms in Need is an opportunity for those in our parishes to assist local pregnant and parenting women in need and in difficult circumstances. Walking with Moms in Need is an initiative of the USCCB Secretariat of Pro-Life Activities which serves the Church’s mission to proclaim that each human life is a precious gift from God. Our five parishes will pilot Walking with Moms in Need in support of our local pregnancy resource center – Elizabeth’s New Life Center and the clients they serve. Last weekend, parishioners had the opportunity after Mass to hear more details and to complete a Resource Survey to indicate their areas of interest to help pregnant and parenting moms. In the following months Elizabeth’s New Life Center will share the needs of clients to be matched with one of our volunteers. We hope you will prayerfully consider joining us in Walking with Moms in Need.
CONTACT FOR MORE INFO: Feel free to contact Terry Miller at firstname.lastname@example.org
Sensory Friendly Mass
Please join us every 3rd Saturday of the month at 5pm for a Sensory-Friendly Mass.
What you’ll experience at this Mass:
- Subdued lighting
- Softer music
- A shortened homily
- And a welcoming community of parishioners who are glad you’re here.
Regular opportunities for confession at St. Christopher:
- FRI (after 9am Mass) Confessions will be heard after the 9am Mass with the scheduled presiding priest.
- SAT (3:30pm) 1hr Confessions before Mass with the scheduled presiding priest.
- PRIVATE CONFESSIONS may be scheduled by contacting either of our priests via their office phone number.
Need a little help when it comes to going to confession? Read more about the Sacrament of Reconciliation.
Have you, or has someone you know expressed any interest in learning more about Jesus and the Catholic faith?
Do any of these statements apply to you or someone you know:
- I have never been baptized.
- I am baptized but have had little or no faith formation.
- I am baptized and have had faith formation in another religious tradition.
- I am baptized Catholic, but have not received the sacraments of Eucharist and Confirmation.
Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA)
The RCIA is a process that helps adults discern if the Lord is calling them to a journey of faith in the Catholic Church. A new group of inquirers into the Catholic Faith is forming. Perhaps you are, or someone you know, is searching for a way of life that will help you or them be connected to the life and grace of God through the Catholic Church.
All are welcome.
For further and more detailed information, please email Andrea Parker or call 937-898-3542 ext. 109.
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St. Christopher Center for Children
Quality, faith-filled preschool education and before/after school care for children ages 3 through grade 8. An active summer program and care is also available. Register now!
St. Christopher School
Quality, faith-filled education for children entering kindergarten through grade 8. Schedule a tour and learn more about the St. Christopher difference! Register now!
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