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3:30 pm---Children's Pageant @Parish Center
4:00 pm---Mass @Parish Center
6:00 pm---Mass @Parish Center
8:00 am--Mass @Church
9:30 am--Mass @Parish Center
11:00 am--Mass @Parish Center
7:00 pm--Vigil Mass @Church
January 1st: (Solemnity of Mary)
10:00 am--Mass @Church
On the Veteran's Day weekend, November 15/16, St. Catherine's parish family joined together for a special Mass to commemorate our parishioners who are/have served in the military.
The Veteran's Military Apostolate paid tribute to those who served selflessly for our freedom with a special display in the Parish Center Narthex called "The Table of Honor." It allowed all to bear witness and honor their own or a loved one's military service and sacrifice by displaying photos of our parishioners in uniform who served in their respective military theaters.
A small dining table also was set near the Eucharistic table, symbolically representing those who cannot be with us. It included a single place setting with yellow, white, and red roses to represent those who are still Missing in Action, Prisoners of War, and those who have made the ultimate sacrifice. The Soldiers song was sung, dedicated to those who served and continue to serve for God and Country.
The Bible is, above all, a love story... a Divine Romance! The theme of marriage runs throughout the sacred scriptures, starting with the marriage of Adam and Eve in the Garden, and culminating in the marriage of Christ and the Church in Revelation, with the crown jewel in the center... the Song of Songs.
The next Parish Retreat will explore these themes and more with speaker Bill Donaghy. The retreat takes place December 14th at 2 p.m. in the Parish Center and reservations are now being accepted.
Loretta Cuccia provided this report from our parish picnic:
Almost 400 parishioners attended St. Catherine's Church Picnic on September 14th. Among the guests was Elizabeth Blatterspiel, a long-time sacristan at St. Catherine's. The additions of a silent auction, chili cook-off and prayer shawl ministry scarf sale contributed to the communal atmosphere.
Our parish is at a critical crossroads. After much discussion, research and data collection, our community has expressed a strong desire to expand our original church building. The surveys, focus groups and town hall meetings that have been recently conducted provided us some baseline indications that our parish community is willing to financially support this undertaking. However, such general information cannot be the basis of making such an important decision.
Please read the letter from the Parish Steering Committee and respond via the online form linked from it. In order to make an informed decision on how -- or if -- we should move forward, your response is needed. Please reply no later than Sunday, October 26th. [UPDATE: The deadline for online submissions has been extended until Friday, October 31st.]
Mass ScheduleMon, Tues, Thurs: 8:00 a.m. (Church)
Wednesday: 7:00 p.m. (Church)
Saturday: 4:30 p.m. (Parish Center)
Sunday: 8:00 a.m. (Church)
9:30 a.m., 11:00 a.m. (Parish Center)