On 5/31 at 2PM show your support by participating in the Solidarity Caravan, promoting Dignity for Farm and Food Chain Workers. The meeting spot will be at I-90’s exit 42 in the park and ride area. The route leader is Wilmer Jimenez (315 806 7338). The caravan will be done by 3 PM.
Beginning 5/24-8/30 on Sundays at 9 AM enjoy a virtual “coffee hour” with others on Zoom! The meeting ID is 912 7020 4116. Use this number to dial in by phone: 1 929 436 2866. Looking forward to being with you virtually!
Here is The Family Zone newsletter for the weekend of 5/23-24. PARENTS & Young Adults: Mark your calendars for a 5 PM Zoom webinar on on Wednesday, June 3 with nationally recognized counselor, author, TED talk speaker, Dr.Roy Petitfils. His topic will be Helping our Young People Cope with Coronavirus Anxiety. Share this with others you know. Only 500 connections are available.
Will you contact your elected officials urging them to put $38.5 billion in the next stimulus package to provide emergency funds to substance abuse and mental health disorders service organizations, like our own Catholic Family Center? Funds are necessary to ensure the fiscal viability of service providers like CFC and to ensure access to critical community-based services at a time when substance abuse is spiking. Here is a sample letter you can use.
St.Bernard’s School of Theology & Ministry is offering free audits of their summer courses. Learn more by clicking on the link.
Our Diocese has created a page linked to their website of resources. They offered this Faith based response. We are a little more than $10,000 away from reaching our Catholic Ministries Appeal goal. Did you receive your stimulus check from the Government? The Bible says we are to give the top 10% of our earnings. Maybe NY Pause severely effected you. Any amount, no matter how large or small counts. We show Christ that we have confidence in our Church’s mission by giving generously. Make your gift today. Thank you.
For those who have been wondering when can we come back to services at Church? How will this be done safely? Does anyone have a plan? The Diocese shared the beginning of a plan for celebrating Mass within our worship sites. We will have to conform to State and Federal safety measures in order for this to happen. There is no specific date as of yet, but it is coming! Keep checking this page or our Facebook page for updates.
If you Tweet and have not yet joined us on Twitter, do so. Our twitter account name is – @ololflxparish. Once you have an account, search for “people” or “accounts” to follow. Share your thoughts or ask questions. Replies are usually within 24 hours.
Join us on Facebook Live for Daily Mass (M-F) with Fr. Jorge at 2 PM and Noon on Saturdays and Sundays. On Sundays, Patty also offers Children’s Liturgy of the Word at 10:30 AM. Habla espanol? La Misa en espanol es 2PM sabado y domingo. Every day join us to pray The Holy Rosary at 3PM.
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