Good News! We are glad to announce that pre-registering for Mass is no longer needed. Our new online "Together" program continues next week with the Learn component. John Eldridge will be doing a one time Zoom class on the Eucharist, especially regarding "The Real Presence". Pre-register for Zoom link. Our Grief support group has also gone online.
We welcome Deacon Mike Picard as part of our parish team! Our new online "Together" program continues next week with the Grow component. This component encourages people to share faith in a small group settings via Zoom. We encourage you to sign up at the link below. This weekend Love Truck weekend.. We are also resume collecting school supplies for REPLENISH. The Plano Overnight Warming Station is beginning to gear up for the winter season. Sonrise Brotherhood is beginning a new book study for men in the parish.
As summer begins to fade, we look forward to more pleasant temperatures this fall. Some ministry groups will be meeting in person at the Faith Formation Center. We are experiencing more activity and participation with each passing week.It feels more like a spiritual family with people at Mass! Find out more about the "Together Program" and the Blood Drive on September 6th. We invite you to sign up for both!
Congratulations to our First Communion children! If you have not done so already please check out our new video message introducing our new "Together" program. It offers four different ways to connect with our community, both in person and remotely.
Thank you for your continued prayers and participation (whether it be virtually or in person). Also Knights of Columbus Tamale Sale, Men's Club Mustang Raffle, and an update on our seminarian, Bryce Baumann.
Please take personal time to pray for the good of the world, and of our nation and community. You might like to participate in Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament on Friday mornings, after the 8:30 a.m. Mass until 12 Noon. Thanks for your generous support of the campaign to build a new church and continuing regular needs of our parish and ministries. This weekend is Love Truck weekend. Carter Blood Care is seeking plasma donations from recent COVID-19 recoverers.
We continue to experience a growth in our Sunday Mass attendance! This weekend we will have the 'Love Truck: Back to School Collection'. Watch out for the spoofers posing as Fr. Bradley asking for "a favor".
Our various liturgies and devotions continue to be well attended. We thank all of you who have been joining us in person or virtually. We are united as the Body of Christ. If you plan to attend Sunday Mass in person, please remember to register online. Also Blood Drive results.
Our Sunday Masses were well attended this past weekend. Thank you for continuing to be conscious of the safety protocols. Remember to register for Sunday Masses. We have also added another Reconciliation time on Friday mornings from 9:15am-10:00am. Family Faith Formation and CREW Registration have begun. This weekend is the Blood Drive and Love Truck Weekend.
I am happy to announce that we will begin having Sunday Masses this coming weekend (June 27/28). There are new Mass times, protocols, and attendance limits. To reduce crowding, and to reserve your seat, it is very important that everyone use the simple, sign-up process for the Mass time you wish to attend. You can do this by clicking the button at the bottom. Also, please fill out the “short survey” so we can plan accordingly for the future. Please read the whole article for details
It has been great to see so many of you come up to the church for daily Mass, private prayer or confession. This week's announcements include: This Month's Love Truck Drive is June 13-14, National eGiving Day is June 20th, Catholic Charities needs help with it's Foster Parent Program (a paid position), and new Clergy assignments that involve Seton.
Some good news! We are moving forward in opening our church home. Beginning this next Tuesday, May 26th, we will celebrate public daily Masses. This does not include any public weekend or Sunday Masses yet. Our Saturday evening Mass will continue only to be live streamed, until we hear otherwise from the Diocese. To find the schedule for our events as well as other important information. Click title to READ MORE...
Good News! This Sunday, May 10th, we will begin opening our church for the some new opportunities, and services including reconciliation, adoration and private prayer in the church, and open columbarium hours. Please practice safety protocols.
Announcement from the Bishop expected soon on how to slowly open again. This week's updates include Lovepacs Drive By Food Drive results, meeting with Project Manager and Building Committee will take place virtually on May 16th, Gala postponed until next year.
The difficult moments of life often help us clarify what is really important to us. It causes us not to be so busy as to take everything for granted, but rather to slow down and evaluate what really matters. Reminders: Masses are livestreamed Saturdays at 6:00pm - Lovepacs Drive By Food Drive - Colubarium will be open on Saturdays and Sundays from 9am-5pm for visitation and prayer.
Thanks to all of you that joined us virtually for our Holy Week Liturgies. We heard many wonderful comments and it is important to pray with one another. Because of this, we will be doing the same for our Saturday evening Vigil Masses each week at 6:00 p.m. We will also be live streaming a special Holy Hour for Divine Mercy this Sunday at 3:00 p.m.
We miss sharing the Sacraments with you and enjoying our normal fellowship as a parish family, especially as we begin this Holy Season. Parish campuses will not be publicly celebrating sacraments or providing gatherings of the faithful until April 30th, or until further notice. These guidelines are given out of charity and concern, that the members of our community are kept safe. Please continue to pray, fast and support those in need. It is times like this when our faith is needed more than ever
The current circumstances and problems associated with the Corona Virus are difficult. We are still moving through the quiet time of Lent as we approach the festival of Easter. We are challenged to walk with the silent and suffering Christ, and to hope in the healing and promises that only the Lord can give us.