Fr. Rick out of town

Fr. Rick will be at the Diocese of Gary Priests’ Convocation from Sunday afternoon, October 7th through Thursday evening, October 11th . During his absence, Fr. Pat Gaza will be celebrating daily Masses & will also need to be contacted for any funerals that might arise.

Trunk or Treat

Would you be interested in decorating your trunk & giving out candy to trick or treaters on Sunday, October 28 from 3 or 4 to 5pm here in the church parking lot?  Please call ASAP if you are interested in participating.  We are looking for at least 25 cars to make this happen.

RCIA classes

An inquiry session for RCIA (Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults) classes will be held on Monday, September 24 at 7pm in the Ministry center for anyone interested in becoming Catholic or need to complete a sacrament.  We will discuss what is involved in the RCIA process, & if you are interested, you can register. We will then meet weekly on Monday at 7pm. If you have any questions, please contact Fr. Rick at 696-7307.

Holy Day of obligation

Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary is a Holy Day of Obligation.  Masses are Tuesday, August 14 (Vigil) at 7 pm, Wednesday, August 15 at 8 am, & 7 pm (Bilingual).  No 5pm Wednesday Mass.

Blood Drive

Our next parish blood drive will be Tuesday, July 17 from 3pm-7pm in the school gym. Looking for volunteers to help work the blood drive (help pass out refreshments, & sign-in donors at registration). Sign-ups will be before & after masses the weekend of July 7-8 & 14-15. Please call Cheryl Grskovich at 696-4706.

VBS

We are in need of various supplies for our upcoming Vacation Bible School which will take place the week June 18th. There will be Donation Request Forms available in the vestibule. If you’d like to help out, pick up a form and return your items either to the vestibule of the church or the church office prior to Wednesday, June 13th. As always… thank you for your generosity!!

Fr. Rick retreat

Fr. Rick will be at the annual Diocesan priest retreat from June 11-15.  Fr. Bill Stenzel will celebrate daily Mass. Please note that the Wednesday Mass will be at 8 am instead of 5 pm.

Rummage Sale

Drop offs will be May 29th – June 5th from 7am-4pm This sale is a great success every year due to your generous donations of time & treasure. Help is needed during the drop off period as well as days of the sale. Contact June Leader at (219) 476-6735.

Sale will be June 6 – June 8 from 7am to 4pm & June 9 from 7am to noon.

Memorial Day Mass

Memorial day Mass at St. Edward Cemetery (Burr Street) will be on Monday, May 28 at 9am. Bring your lawn chairs. In case of rain, Mass will be celebrated in church.