Attached is the latest news on our seminarians and information about the upcoming collection for their education fund. More information will be in the bulletin and in an email soon. The collection is on the weekend of August 3rd and 4th. We will have envelopes available the weekend before the collection.
Attached is also the information and registration for the Vocation Golf Outing on August 12th. The money raised supports our Seminarian Education Fund. We will also be having our annual collection for the Seminarian Fund on the weekend of August 3rd and 4th
Fr. John Paul Bashe will be visiting us again this summer. He is planning to arrive on July 24th and will be here until September 16th. Keep him in your prayers as he departs and travels to the United States.
Thank you for your continued support of our Adoration hours on Thursday and Friday. We have time slots filled and people showing up throughout the time period. If you have not stopped in the Eucharistic Adoration, please consider making the stop on Thursday from 9am to 9pm or Friday from 9am to 1pm.
There are still petitions available to sign for the dismemberment abortion ban. You need to be a voter registered in the State of Michigan to sign the petition and then sign the petition for your county. We have petitions for many of the counties already started. There will be a table set up in the back of the church and the gathering space again this weekend. If you wish to volunteer to man one of the tables please let me know. We gathered over 290 signatures this past weekend.
There is a need for volunteers for the Dragon Boat Races, handling the racing boats. Saturday, August 3, 8-2. If you can help please contact The Charlevoix Circle of Arts.
Please remember to turn in your surveys about the building renovations. They may come in to the parish office or in the collection basket at the offertory during Mass. You can also email your comments to Fr. Peter email@example.com or Kendall Hayes firstname.lastname@example.org
Attached our a few of the images of the children of St. Joseph’s School who are enjoying fresh clean water at their new well. Come to hear about the whole project this weekend after the 4pm Mass on Saturday and the 11am Mass this Sunday. The presentations will be at 5:15pm and 12:15pm in our parish center. Georgeann Lindbergh and Suzanne Bruning will be presenting on this wonderful mission that St. Mary’s Parish supported.
With school out for the summer, Adoration on Friday will need people to come in between 10am and 11:30am. We have filled in with staff before, but that will not be possible this summer. Please consider coming in for 15 to 30 minutes on Friday as you can.
Attached is a flyer for males interested in learning more about the priesthood.