Second Collection Next Week


The Catholic University of America is the national university of the Catholic Church in the U.S. It pro-vides an academically rigorous education guided by Catholic intellectual tradition to nearly 7,000 students every year. More than 4,000 students directly receive scholarship aid from this Collection, including many from our archdiocese. Next week is the Nation-al Collection for the Catholic University of America. Please be generous.

First Friday Eucharistic Adoration


Adoration will be held this Friday, September 4th after 8:30am Mass from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Please call the office to sign up to be a guardian for an hour. If you are not available for an entire hour, please come spend a few moments with Jesus in Adoration.

Men’s Club Social


The Men’s Club monthly dinner will take place this Tuesday, September 7th in Cavanaugh Hall at 6:30pm. All men of the parish are welcome to come and enjoy some BBQ and social time.

Women’s Bible Study


The Acts of the Apostles provides us more than a history of the First Christians – it is the story about the Early Church with the Holy Spirit as the protagonist. Christ did not leave His Apostles alone – He sent the Holy Spirit to guide, instruct and equip them. Enrich and deepen your faith as you learn how the Apostles continued Christ’s mission on earth through the Power of the Holy Spirit. Join the ladies of the parish as they begin Acts: The Spread of the Kingdom at the home of Sue Nash be-ginning September 16th from 9:30 a.m.-11:00 … Continue reading

New Liturgical Coordinators


Welcome our two new liturgical coordinators. Rich Boschi has agreed to become the lector coordinator and in addition to being the Eucharistic minister coordinator, Beverly Short is also becoming the coordinator of altar servers. The coordinator has a three-fold task. One is to recruit volunteers through the annual ministry fair and the bulletin and website. Next, the coordinator contacts the volunteers to schedule training and re-training. And finally the coordinator organizes the schedule and makes sure the Masses have servers and lectors. This year the emphasis will be on increasing contact between the parish and the volunteers. Thank you, Beverly … Continue reading

Pastoral Plan: Yes, You Are in There!


    This past weekend after nearly two years of hard work and preparation, our new Archdiocesan Pastoral Plan was introduced. The recommendations in this Plan address the most frequently identified pastoral needs that touch the hearts of our people today. We encourage you to visit to read and study the new Plan. Archbishop Gregory shares your excitement about the future of this local Church, and, with our new Pastoral Plan to guide us, he looks forward to working with you to share the Good News of Jesus Christ throughout our Archdiocesan family of faith!

Being Seated After Mass Has Begun


  Please be considerate of others if you arrive after Mass has begun. If Mass has begun please wait until the singing of the responsorial psalm, when the congregation stands for the gospel acclamation, or during the Creed before entering and please use the side aisles. Also, please wait until homily is complete. Thank you for your cooperation.