Honor the 5th Commandment: Riders are needed to fill a bus to Albany, Monday, April 23 to oppose “medical aid in dying.” Call or text: (607) 378-7539 to fill a seat. The bus will be at the Thruway Exit 44, Canandaigua Park & Ride at 6:50 AM. $ only for lunch & free will offering. The hearing will be in LOB Room C at 10:00 AM.
Glorious Easter, everyone! Did you know that “Peace be with you” is the official Easter greeting for these 50 days until Pentecost? Let us not just be peaceful, but on fire as we spread the Good News of our amazing Savior!
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Last day to register for the 2018 Diocesan Social Ministry Conference, set for 4/26 at Notre Dame Retreat House, Canandaigua is 4/19. 2018 Diocesan SM Conference Topics for everyone!
Family Promise is a new homeless shelter program opened in the Naples area. They are in desperate need of volunteers. If you can help, call the Trinity Federated Church at 585-374-5017. Spreading the word and praying for the people involved in this ministry also helps.
St. Jan’s 5K is set for 4/28. Click on the link for info, to register.
On 5/5 the Diocesan Run for the Young will be held. Funds raised benefit youth programming.
Children’s Liturgy of the Word is back on the second and fourth Sundays at the 9:30 Mass at St. Michael’s. It’s for pre-school children -2nd graders. They will have their own special time to break open God’s Word. As more volunteers step up, we will offer it on all Sundays. “Let the little children come to me.” –Jesus
Our Christian brother, Gilberto Reyes Herrera, has been deported. He is currently safe with his family, but reports his sadness over the separation from his family here. He reports Mexico has changed so much; that it is not safe to be out at night. To help support the family and assist with the legal expenses incurred, you can still make a tax deductible donation. Checks should be made out to WARE and sent to Nancy Ghertner 6055 Robinson Rd, Sodus, NY 14551. Thank you for your prayers and donations.
Save the Date! Diocesan Men’s 2018 Conference will be Saturday, 10/13. More info will be posted.
- The Stewardship committee needs to fill 3 year around vacancies (2 from St. Michael’s and 1 from St. Januarius’) and 2 seasonal (snowbird) (from St. Januarius’) vacancies. Representatives from all worship sites help invigorate OUR parish. Contact Cathy Matulewicz at 315 536-7155 or firstname.lastname@example.org or see Father Leo.
- The Finger Lakes and Wayne County Catholic Charities Board of Directors is looking for a representative to its Social Justice subcommittee. The subcommittee meets five times a year, for an hour and a half. Subcommittee members advise the assigned Board member of any issues/concerns. If interested, contact Deacon Greg Kiley at Gregory.Kiley@dor.org or by calling 315-789-2686 x124.
The Year of the Eucharist was opened on 6/18/17 by the Most Reverend, Salvatore R. Matano, 9th Bishop of Rochester. On 3/3/2018 the diocese celebrated its 150th anniversary. Inserts into the bulletin have been offered to help us to draw closer to God through the Eucharist. Diocesan-wide, parishes will emphasize the centrality of the Eucharist in the lives of Catholics. The year will close on the Feast of the Body and Blood (Corpus Christi), 6/3/2018.
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