33 Days to Merciful Love: Join us on Saturday, October 8th, 15th, 22nd and 29th as we journey into the heart of St. Thérèse of Lisieux’s "Little Way" through Fr. Michael Gaitley's newest book ~ 33 Days to Merciful Love. More information can be found in the back of church. Please sign up by Sun., Sept. 25th so materials can be ordered.
“Chalice of Mercy in the Year of Mercy” You are invited to the annual diocesan Gospel of Life Celebration on October 13th. Hear the inspiring Valentyna Pavsyukova, who immigrated to the U.S. from Ukraine at the age of 18, underwent a powerful conversion and founded Chalice of Mercy, a beautiful prolife mission to Ukraine. Valentyna will speak of God’s abundant graces in her life and mission and the latest initiatives of Chalice of Mercy. The 7:00pm talk (parish school) will be preceded by 6:00pm Mass at St. John’s. To read a feature article on Valentyna or view some short videos, visit www.diolc.org/respectlife.
Respect Life Month: The KCs will again recognize this very important month by being present after all Masses (Oct. 1st / 2nd) promoting the “Lifesavers For Life” program. Whether it lasts a brief moment or a hundred years, each of our lives is a good and perfect gift. At every stage and in in every circumstance, we are held in existence by God’s love. Please support the KC Lifesavers for Life!
FROM THE MISSION TEAM: Join us for Friends Of The Sisters Of Our Lady Queen Of Africa Presentation, October 9th , 12 noon in the Columbia room. More information coming. All are welcome!
Baptism Class for those requesting the baptism of their children will take place Tuesday, Oct. 4th, 5:30-8:00pm in Columbia Rm. Pre-registration is required and you can do so by calling 715-384- 9565 ext 2. For those not registered in the parish, information will be given on how to do so. This class is for all parents of their first child and/or those who have not yet taken Father Martin’s Baptismal class.
Movie of the Month is Back! Our new line-up begins with St. Giuseppe Moscati. Doctor to the Poor. Known as the “holy physician of Naples”, Dr. Moscati is one of the greatest of modern day saints. The movie will be shown in its entirety (3 hours) Sunday, Oct. 2nd at 1pm in the Columbia room. All are welcome and snacks are allowed!
Evenings of Recollection: The next Evening of Recollection will be held Thursday, Oct. 6th from 6:30-8:00pm. St. Teresa of Avila is the theme for the night. The evening will begin by exposing the Blessed Sacrament followed by a half hour meditation. There will be time for silent adoration and confession. Benediction will close the evening. This evening of Recollection will be held at Christ the King.
Join us for a Bible Study on Psalms and Prayer. Learn about how Psalms have come down to us through the ages, and are still a vibrant and important part of the prayer of the Church. A six week study, starting Tuesday Oct. 4th at 6:45 in the Bride’s room at St John the Baptist. To register call Carol Jonas at 715-676-3989 by Oct. 3rd.
In need of inspiration or experiencing Jesus' presence or healing? He will provide for your needs in ways we cannot always anticipate. Come be with Jesus in adoration at Pope Saint John Paul II Adoration Chapel, 510 S. Columbus Ave. Fridays at 9pm-10pm or Saturdays at 1am-2am are openings needed to be filled. Please call Jean, 715-387-0571 or Dale, 715-383-2262 to schedule your hour.