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First Saturday Mass, October 1, 2022, will be at 9:30 a.m. at St. Stephen .
Animal Blessing by Fr. Nursey, Tuesday, October 4, 2022, after 6:30 p.m. Mass (about 7:15 p.m.), on the Feast Day of St. Francis, in the St. Stephen Church parking lot.
There will be no evening confession on Friday, October 7th.
Gus Tessler Funeral: Saturday, October 8, 2022, funeral at 11 a.m., visitation at 10 a.m. Saturday and 5-7 p.m. Friday.
The next Second Sunday Supper is Sunday, October 9, 2022. Each second Sunday of the month at St. Stephen, as potluck will be held in the basement after the 11 a.m. Mass. Everyone is invited! Bring a dish to pass! Don’t cook? Bring your favorite chips and dip or deli salad.
Week day Masses, confession, and Q&A with Fr. Nursey are cancelled the week of October 9th.
CCW Meeting is Thursday, October 20, 2022 at 10 a.m.
Thanksgiving Dinner at St. Stephen: Sunday, November 13, 2022, after 11:00 a.m. Mass. Donations accepted to help Cooperative Ministries. Menu: Turkey, mashed potatoes, gravy, stuffing, vegetables, roll, dessert
St. John Chalice Prayer for Vocations Challenge: Sign up: Choose a date and Mass you’ll be attending, so the Priest can bless you and the chalice before you go; Find a Spot: Place the chalice in a prominent spot where you family can gather for the daily vocation prayer; Pray Daily: Use the suggested daily prayers that come with the chalice, add a Rosary, Divine Mercy Chaplet, or say your own prayer; Pass it on: Return the chalice to the parish bulletin board, so the next family may take it. Do more than just wish for vocations. Pray for them.
Al-Anon Meetings, Tuesdays at 11:00 a.m., St. Stephen Hall (Church basement).
The bulletin may be viewed online at discovermass.com or MyParish App, or you may pick one up by the double doors to the church.
Items to be put in the bulletin need to be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or given to Jeanne Johnson, Secretary/Business Manager at St. Stephen, or Sandie Baumann, Business Manager at St. Ann. They share duties to continue to keep you up to date. Please submit all bulletin items 9 days prior to the date of bulletin you wish it to be in.
Travelers: Check the website http://www.catholicmasstime.org/ to find a Catholic Church near your destination.