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On Sunday, September 28, our group will be taking a
trip to the Basilica (leaving here at 2:00pm) and out
for ice cream following. All youth grades 7th-12th
are welcome and encouraged to attend. Parents are
welcome to join us. We will not have an evening
meeting, but will meet again on Sunday, October 12

.Saturday, November 8, 2014 - Garage Sale here from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.  Table reservations($20) will start September 15th.
For table reservations ($20) call Julie at 462-9919..

NEXT WEEKEND September 20 & 21, ANNUAL FALL BAKE SALE after all Masses. Stop by for some homemade treats for your family.

Thursday, September 25 (NOTE DATE CHANGE) CHURCH CLEANING at 9:30 a.m. Helpers alwayswelcome.

Congratulations to Summer fundraiser winners:
1st prize, Kathy Marranca,
2nd prize, Pat Stahrr and
3rd prize, Edwin Pleban.
Thanks to all who supported our fundraiser!

Coming up: CYO/Holy Name Society bottle drive on the weekends of October 11/12 & October18/19– please save your cans and bottles.


There will be a very important meeting for all parents at 9:45 a.m. this Sunday, September 21.
Our Faith Formation program began last Sunday at 9:30 a.m. and ended the day with Mass at 11:00 a.m.
During the children’s liturgy, Fr. Joe blessed the teachers and children and welcomed our first graders into the program.
• If you have not registered your children, please contact Mary Pat Bonnes in the Faith Formationoffice at 683-6570. The office hours are:
Sunday: 8:30am—12:30 pm
Monday: 9am—11 am
Tuesday: 7pm—9 pm by appointments only.
Friday: 9am—12 pm
• The fees are: one child $50.00; two children $90.00 and three or more $120.00. Please makechecks out to Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish.
• Thank you to all the parishioners who have donated supplies to our program. We will be very happy to accept any other donations
throughout the program.

During September we are collecting cereals(e.g. Trix, Fruit Loops, Cocoa Puffs, etc.), Instant oatmeal, peanut butter and jelly(all regular sizes.)
Thank you for your very generous school supply donations.

 All adults(or young adults) who love to sing are welcome to join us. 
We plan to resume practices this Fall and we usually practice on Thursdays @ 6PM.
  Call Mary at 807-5087 for more information.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 18! Our first meat raffle was well received and so much fun for all, we are planning to have another Meat Raffle next month. Spread the word!






























































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