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Join us for our Parish Potluck Wednesday, October 23, 2019
Guest Speaker: Fr. Dermot Gahan
Learn more about Fr. Gahan And his beloved homeland, Ireland.

Mass 5:30 p.m.
Pot Luck Immediately Following, School Lunchroom, 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.
Please bring your favorite side dish or dessert to share.
Childcare provided.
The St. Matthew Meal Ministry is an initiative for our parish community to support each other by bringing dinner to those parishioners in a life transition, such as welcoming a new baby, recently losing a family member, or going through medical treatments or surgery.

Tuesday evenings at 6 p.m.
If you know of someone or you are interested in knowing about the Catholic Faith our RCIA (Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults) program and classes (from teenage years on up) began September 24. However, it is not too late to attend these inquiry classes. They take place in the school on the first floor at 6:00 pm.

Please feel welcome to come and bring a friend.
Masses are being scheduled for the 2020 schedule. Please write the Mass intention & your name requesting the Masses.
The requests can be dropped off at the church office, placed in the collection basket (ATTN: Cassandra or Trina),
Or emailed at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Times and dates may be requested but are not guaranteed.
Adopt a family for Christmas program sponsored by St. Vincent de Paul.
Would you be willing to sponsor a family purchasing gifts for children under14?
If so, please call Charles Dettmer (574)272-0905 before October 15.
Catechesis of the Good Shepherd (COGS) is an approach to religious formation designed to meet the developmental needs of the child ages 3 through 12 years old. It is rooted in sacred scripture and liturgy of the church. Children gather in an "atrium," a room specially prepared for them, which contains beautiful materials that they use to ponder the mysteries of the faith. Catechesis of the Good Shepherd classes offer children a hands-on approach to learning more about their faith while inviting them into deeper relationship with God.

October 6, 2019, 1:00—3:00 p.m.
South Parking Lot at Marian High School
Sponsored by the Franciscans of the Area

“All creatures of our God and King,
Lift up your voice and let us sing . . .”

Bring all your lovely creatures for a blessing and get one for yourself!
Any parishioner, grades 6-12, is encouraged to consider this important liturgical ministry.

It is an excellent opportunity to learn about the Mass, to grow in faith and love of God & His Church, to learn to pray better, & to give back to your parish!

Please contact Michael McMahon at 574-339-6188 to arrange a time for training.