Confirmation Registration for the 2017 program opened Wednesday, October 26, 2016. Go to Community Pass located on the Left Side Bar to register.
The Mass of Remembrance will be held on All Souls Day, Wednesday, November 2, 2016 at 7:00 PM in the Little Church. For further information, see the banner below.
Our Community Outreach Ministry is sponsoring the Annual thanksgiving Food Drive. The Food Drive will take place the weekends of November 5th/6th and 12th/13th. Please bring in non-perishable food items and place them in the bins at mass. Items will be donated to the Little Flower Food Pantry and St. Joseph’s Service Center in Elizabeth. Please remember to check the expiration dates on any donated items. Thank you!
Gift tags for the Sharing Tree will be available for pick up at masses on the weekends of November 12th/13th and 19th/20th. Gifts can be dropped at any mass or at the Rectory between December 3rd-11th. Gifts for the Sharing Tree are distributed to the Lyons VA Hospital, Engel Senior Center, Runnells Center for Rehabilitation and Healthcare, and Catholic Charities.
On Sunday, November 27 our next homeless ministry hosting begins.
During the season of Thanksgiving, can you help us!
There are 3 homeless ministry sign-up links on SignUp Genius below. Most volunteer positions only require about 2 hours of your time.
1) For safe environment* policy compliant volunteers to serve as evening coordinator, dinner, evening, overnight and breakfast hosts or as emergency drivers:
Only sign-ups by approved volunteers will be accepted.)
2) For any volunteers to assist with the setup, tear-down or laundry or to drop off a meal item:
3) For any volunteers to donate groceries and supplies:
* The Archdiocesan Safe Environment Policy requires that all adult volunteers directly serving youth and vulnerable adults complete a volunteer application, submit to a background check, agree to abide by the Archdiocesan Policies and Code of Ethics and attend the Protecting God’s Children Workshop. See the Safe Environment section on the parish website for details. Only those volunteers who have complied with these requirements may directly serve our homeless ministry guests.
Students in our Religious Education classes think outside the box!
Blessing of Animals on Sunday, October 2, 2016
How can we show others the mercy of God? We say God is compassionate, but we ignore the poor. We say that God loves us and has mercy on us, but we hold grudges against our friends. Our actions need to reflect God's mercy authentically. This information can help you explore the different ways in which you can live out that mercy every day!
Corporal and Spiritual Works of Mercy - How you can live them in your daily life?
Opportunities for ALL types of service are available right here at Little Flower. You can help as much or as little as your schedule allows.
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