My Dear Friends in Christ,
The last few weeks our phones in the parish offices have not been properly transferring incoming calls to the correct extension numbers. This has caused an unfortunate amount of stress on both the parishioners and the parish staff. Please be advised that the Finance Council and I are diligently working to correct this situation as soon as possible.
Our current phone system is terribly antiquated and we are in the process of negotiating a new ultra-modern system that will meet our growing needs. I apologize for any inconvenience that any of you have recently experienced. YOU HAVE MY WORD THAT THIS WILL BE RESOLVED as quickly as possible.
Saint Gabriel the Archangel, patron saint of communications, PRAY FOR US!
To help support the Perez family, who suffered a devastating accident, we are holding a special spaghetti fundraiser Friday, February 24th, 2017, from 5:00pm-7:00pm. Reservations are requested, please! RSVP to email@example.com or by calling the Parish Office – 706-864-4779. Donations are $10.00 per person and $25.00 per family. Please make checks payable to Maria Sierra, or by donating online at www.gofundme.com/perez-family-medical-fund. Cash is also acceptable.
This year, Ash Wednesday is Wednesday, March 1st, 2017. We will have Mass with the distribution of ashes at 8am and 6pm.
Click here for the 2017 Lent and Easter Schedule.
On Tuesday, February 28th, from 5:00pm-7:30pm in the Parish Hall, our Youth Groups will be hosting their annual Fat Tuesday Pancake Supper. This fundraiser dinner helps to support the teens during their summer missions and retreats. Please consider joining us for pancakes with all the fixings, and there will be plenty of bacon!
In response to the Bishops’ request for prayer for the defense of life, marriage, and religious liberty, we will be holding a parish-wide time of Eucharistic Adoration with a Rosary and Benediction on Sunday, March 5th, 2017, from 10:00-10:30am. Our PSR classes will be attending and all parishioners are invited to join us for this important time of prayer.
Our next Dinner & Doctrine is Wednesday, March 15th. Brendan Dudley, Respect Life Director for the Archdiocese of Atlanta, will be speaking about Respect Life. Our Youth Groups will be providing dinner as a fundraiser to support their summer missions. Parishioners are asked to bring a dessert. Babysitting will be provided for our younger children.
Join us on Sunday mornings at 9:15am in Parish Hall as we continue our study of St. Peter, first pope and cornerstone of the Catholic faith. Light breakfast and coffee will be served. If you have questions or would like more information, please contact our Director of Adult Faith Formation, Miriam Berry, at firstname.lastname@example.org.