Upcoming Parish Activities for September 2014

MMM Game Day, Saturday, September 13: There are two youth group meetings this Saturday, September 13.

We would like to welcome the children of the parish, ages 6-12, to play games and have a snack from 2-4PM at the parish hall. We will finish with a short prayer in the church and a blessing. Please bring snacks and water to share. We would like to welcome the teens of the parish, ages 13 and older, to a meeting from 4-6PM.

Parish Potluck, September 21: All are invited to enjoy the company of other parishioners at the monthly potluck.  The September potluck will be held the third Sunday, 21 September,after the 11:00am High Mass.

Ladies’ Social, September 20: All ladies of the Parish are invited to a Potluck Luncheon at the Mater Misericordiae Hall on Saturday, September 20. The event will begin at 11:30 AM with a talk given by Fr. Kemna followed by the praying of the Rosary and then followed by the Luncheon. The event is open to all single or married ladies of the Parish 16 years old and up. For more information, please see the latest Notitiae.

Book Seminar, September 27: Fr. Kemna encourages your participation at the next book seminar, where he will be in attendance. The work to be prepared for discussion is G.K. Chesterton’s Saint Thomas Aquinas. Please see the latest Notitiae for more details.


Altar Boy Practice and Other Parish Activities, Saturday, 6 September

On Saturday, 6 September there will be an altar server practice at 9:30am. Any family that has a son or more than one son, who can receive communion, should please come to the church for this practice. Many servers are leaving this year, and we need servers to help serve the 7am, 9am, and 11am Masses on Sunday. We would like all parents to please consider this.

First Saturday Breakfast: Mater Misericordiae Council #15576 Knights of Columbus will serve breakfast following the 8:00am Mass and the First Saturday devotions, 6 September. All are invited to come and participate.

Men’s BBQ: There will be a BBQ for the men of the parish Saturday, September 6 at 7:00 PM at the church hall. Games will follow the dinner. Ages for this event are 21 years and older. Please note that you must provide your own meat to cook, beverage to drink, or another dish to share.