Notices 2015-08-30

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August 30, 2015

TODAY’S HOLY MASSES are offered for these intentions:
9:00 AM For JoAnn Yount + (req. by Bob)
11:15 AM For Janice LaPietra + (req. by the Vargas Family)

9:00 AM For Rocco and Ida May + (req. by Giovanna & Bill May)
11:15 AM For Dr. Edward Diamond (req. by wife, Eleanor)

TO REQUEST AND SCHEDULE INTENTIONS for both of our Masses, please call 585-484-1810 or email to [email protected]. Leave a message which includes; name of person(s) for whom Mass will be offered; is person living or deceased?; preferred date and time of Mass (9 or 11:15 AM?); and phone number to reach you. The stipend check should be made payable to SAINT KATERI PARISH for the exact amount of the Mass stipend. The stipend is $10 per Mass.

                                          (August 23, 2015)
9:00 AM          Attendance: 136      Offerings: $ 1,217.36
11:15 AM         Attendance: 159      Offerings: $ 1,211.00
TOTAL                        295                 $ 2,428.36
WEEKLY TARGET AMOUNT.............................$ 4,000.00

THANK YOU for your generous offerings. We must join our monetary sacrifices to the sacrifices of our prayers for our Community to flourish in faith, hope, and charity. God bless you!

HOW TO CONTRIBUTE Checks should be made payable to “St. Kateri Tekakwitha-Latin Mass Community” OR for short, “SKT-LMC”. If you do not have pre-printed envelopes, contributions can be placed in the blue envelopes OR loose in the collection baskets. Contributions deposited in envelopes from neighboring parishes will be returned to those home parishes and will not be credited to SKT-LMC. SKT-LMC envelopes deposited in neighboring parish collections will be returned and credited to us. Please be aware that, even though the SKT-LMC operates financially under ST. KATERI PARISH, the SKT-LMC does not subsidize ST. KATERI PARISH, and ST.KATERI PARISH does not subsidize the SKT-LMC. We must rely on our own monetary income to support our activities and facilities.

IF YOU HAVE FOUND A SPIRITUAL HOME in our Latin Mass Community here at St. Thomas’, please consider registering with us. Use the census forms found at the entrance door tables. On the top write in clear letters “LMC”. Place form in the collection basket. Welcome!

WE DO NEED VOLUNTEERS to help maintain our facilities, especially in the area of church and parish center cleaning. We need YOU! Please email [email protected] or call 467-8747. Enough volunteers will enable us to have rotating teams.

CHURCH FLOWERS. Interested in helping once a month with flowers for the church?  Please contact Ginny Maurer at 368-8869.

HAVE YOU SEEN OUR WEBSITE? Check it out at  Special thanks to Ben Anderson, Jason Herforth, and Jonathan Lane.  Email address: con[email protected]. If you have any suggestions to add, contact [email protected].
THE EUCHARISTIC ADORATION CHAPEL, adjacent to the Parish Center must continue to be a very important powerhouse of prayer for us and for people in our area. Hours of adoration are on Mondays through Fridays from 9 AM to 10 PM (11 PM on Tuesday and Friday). WE NEED MORE ADORERS TO MAKE SURE THAT EVERY HOUR IS COVERED. Please consider signing up for an hour or being on the substitute list. Contact Marie O’Leary at 467-1982.

CASE TRAINING The Diocese of Rochester requires volunteers who work with children, youth or vulnerable adults to participate in Creating a Safe Environment (CASE) training.  If you plan to volunteer for a ministry that involves working with children, youth or vulnerable adults, you will need to take the class on-line from your home computer or attend a training session. Please call or email Kathy Beauchamp at 484-1810 or email [email protected] for further instructions.
If you would prefer classroom training rather than on-line training, classes will be held at SKT @St. Cecilia’s on Wed Sept 9th 11am and Sat Sept 12th at 11am. Please contact Lena Levecchi Phone: (585) 544-8889 x2102 E-mail:  [email protected].

DRESS CODE in CHURCH remains in effect for late summer days. Please dress respectfully, neatly and modestly when attending Holy Mass, thus showing reverence for God and neighbor. Short pants or short skirts, tank tops or halter tops, strapless outfits, tight-fitting and revealing outfits are not appropriate. THANK YOU, in advance, for your courtesy and cooperation.

FAITH FORMATION We are excited to announce that our Faith Formation (CCD) classes will begin Sunday, September 27th in the Parish Center classrooms (upstairs) from 10:10 to 11:05 AM. In order to be fully prepared, we are asking that ALL PARENTS who expect their children to attend Faith Formation and/or Sacramental Preparation classes attend an “OPEN HOUSE” on Sunday, September 20th in the Parish Center at 10:10 AM. These parents will have an opportunity to see the classrooms, meet the staff, and gain insight into the curriculum we have been developing. Children, too, are more than welcome to attend the Open House.

If you have any questions OR if you have children to enroll in the program (there’s still time), please email our Faith Formation Coordinator, Andy Follaco, at [email protected]

Our Community is most grateful that Andrew has stepped up to take on this important role in coordinating this program which is so crucial to our church family life. Please pray for him and for all the other volunteers who will be involved in “forming the faith” of our young people. Thank you!

EVANGELIZATION “The SKT-LMC is in the process of forming a committee for the purpose of evangelization. It is our expectation that this committee will play a significant role in expanding our community’s membership while performing its essential function of bringing souls into the Church. Anyone who is interested in serving on this committee should contact either Denise Flanigen at 467-8747([email protected]) or Gene Michael at 690-9145 ([email protected]).”

COFFEE HOURS are not being held this month. They will resume next week on September 6th.