Posts from November 2017

Mom’s Ministry

Save the Date for our special Christmas Story Hour with a visit from SANTA on Thursday December 14th at 10:30am. Please email Kate at: saintmarkmoms@gmail.com or call the parish offices to be added to the Mom’s Ministry contact list

Seeking Donations for Winter Wonders Baskets!

The youth are in need of gently used/nearly new items for their Winter Wonders Christmas basket sale. Here is a list of what is needed: Gently used baskets, nice containers to hold items, re-gift items like bath products, candles, costume jewelry, ceramics, kitchen items, gift cards, really anything that can fit in a basket.  For…

Gift Cards

Help St. Mark raise funds this  Christmas without spending any extra money. Order gift cards at face value for hundreds of stores and online purchases and St Mark will       receive a percentage from the retailer. Order forms are available at the Welcome Center or in the Office. Order now with cash or check so you…

DEVOTION

Recent National and  International Events tell us that prayer is needed.   Accordingly, we will restart our monthly Tuesday Devotion on Nov. 28th in the Chapel at 7 pm.  Our 30-40 minute devotions consist of  benediction, a rosary, a chaplet, a few prayers, and a closing hymn.  

THANKSGIVING DAY MASS 

November 23th at 9:00 am BLESSING OF YOUR THANKSGIVING DAY BREAD AND WINE  —We   invite you to bring the bread and wine that you’ll use for your Thanksgiving meal to Mass and non-perishable food items for offertory. The Parish Offices will close at 1 pm on Wednesday and will be closed on Thursday and Friday…

Youth Ministry

Life Teen: Life Nights every other Thurs. 6:30pm-8pm in the Youth Room Fall Series: The Fake news Next Life Night: Nov. 30th  Bible Study: Every other Wed. 7pm-8pm Next Bible Study: December 6th Confirmation: Next class Nov. 19th 6:30pm-8pm Middle School Religious Education: Next classes: Session 1: November 20th Session 2: November 21st Young Adult…

FOOD PANTRY/GABRIEL NETWORK

Hours: Wed. & Fri . 12 Noon—2:00pm Turkey, Turkey Breasts, Roasting Chickens!!!!!!! Food Pantry…..Distribution for Thanksgiving dinner to the needy families will be Monday, November 20….thank you for all your donations.! Gabriel Network…Our shelves are empty of baby wash, shampoo, lotion and ointment and would be greatly appreciated.  In this season of thanksgiving, we are so…

ADULT FAITH FORMATION

“Walking with Purpose” is a women’s Catholic Bible study held on Tuesdays— mornings from 9:30-11AM or evenings from 7:00-8:30PM at St. Mark in the Msgr. McCall Center now through March. Please plan to join us for the next Connect Coffee Talk, “Your Heart—You Are Captivating” on December 12th!  For more information, contact Michele at mlbrob@gmail.com.

Liturgy Corner Altar Server

A very important and necessary duty at the Liturgy of the Mass is performed by the Altar Server.  Altar Servers can be male or female, and they have the responsibility of assisting the celebrant/priest during Mass.  Altar Servers carry the cross and processional candles at the beginning of the service, they hold the  Missal for…

From the Pastor’s Desk (11/19/2017

God gives us gifts to be used. The parable this weekend may, at first, confuse us. Because it seems to make perfect sense that the man who is given one     talent, would preserve it. After all, he knew the master was demanding. So, it seems, he makes the right choice in making sure he will…