Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time: Mass on Saturday, August 17, at 5 PM, and Sunday, August 18, at 10 AM.
CCD Classes: Classes for our young people are paused for the summer. Classes will resume in September. If you have any CCD questions, or if you wish to register your child, please call Karen Whited at 322-4970.
Sub & Gob Sale: After a short summer break, our Parish Sub & Gob Sale will return starting on Saturday, September 7. Order Sheets are in the vestibules of the church, so please place your order over the next two weekends. Orders may also be called to Kathy Whinnie (322-3465) or Cell (322-6016).
Hall-Set-up: Volunteers will be needed Monday, August 19, at 6 PM to move tables and chairs.
Money Counters: We are asking for volunteers to be trained to help with the counting of the offertory collection. Counting is done on Monday mornings and usually takes about an hour. To volunteer, please call the rectory at 322-4789.
Parish Auction: We will again be having our Parish Auction on Saturday, September 14. We are now accepting usable items to auction, such has household items, decorations, children’s toys, gift certificates, etc. Please note: We cannot accept TVs, electronics or clothing.
Office of Adult Enrichment & Lay Ecclesial Ministry: Classes for 2019-2020 will begin this fall. For information and registration forms, please visit this website: www.dioceseaj.org/lay-ecclesial-ministry/ or contact the Diocesan Office by phone at (814) 361-2000. All are welcome to participate in the various classes.
Diocese’s New On-Line E-Newspaper: We encourage you to sign up to receive the Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown’s new on-line newspaper called: Proclaim! The Good News of Altoona-Johnstown. The newsletter offers current news, information, and commentary from our diocese. It includes happenings at local parishes and schools. To sign-up, please go to: proclaim.dioceseaj.org. There you will find a form to sign up for regular e-mail updates which will be delivered to your inbox.
General Committee For Fundraisers: At the recent combined Finance & Parish Councils meeting, it was decided to form a committee to help with fundraisers for the parish. Committee members will gather suggestions from parishioners, and also seek volunteers to assist with various fundraising projects. Please help us by giving our committee members your suggestions for the finances of our parish. Members of the committee are:
Lynn Birk 322-4102
Stan Fisher 322-4415
Eugene Gorman 322-4850
Doreen Svencer 241-9317
Our Former Pastors: Father Andrew Stanko and Father Paul Robine are both residents now at Garvey Manor in Altoona. The address, if you should wish to send a greeting or card, is: Garvey Manor, 1037 S. Logan Blvd., Hollidaysburg, PA 16648.