Parish Announcements---February 16,---February 23, 2020

Second Collection

Next weekend no special  collection.

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Special Intentions Mass

Special Intentions Mass is Monday, February 17th at 7:00 p.m.  The Holy Spirit works in mysterious ways.  Come to mass and then stay and get an individual blessing afterwards.  The Holy Spirit is calling YOU!

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Youth Group Meeting

Next Youth Group meeting is this Saturday at 1:00 p.m. in the church.  Its open to all ages.  Come and lets hear your beautiful voices.

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Bible Study

Bible Study has begun on the Gospel of John, FOLLOW ME.  Meeting Jesus in the Gospel of John is your guide to a personal encounter with Christ.  As the Good Shepherd, Jesus seeks after us.  He comes to meet us and beckons us to follow him.  He calls us to be his disciples, to trust him, to open ourselves to his merciful love, and to love others as he has loved us.  Only $20 for the workbook.  You may attend the morning session at 10:00am or the evening sessions at 7:00pm.  Both sessions will be held in the Parish Life Center.   Work books are $20.00.

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Make A Joyful Noise

Our Mother of Mercy Gospel Choir will host "Make a Joyful Noise", Saturday, February 29 beginning at 6:30pm.  Tickets are $10 per person in advance and $15 at the door.  Come out for an evening of praise!!  All are invited!

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Great Adventure Catholic Bible

Need a gift idea?  How about giving your loved one the Great Adventure Catholic Bible?  Come by the church office and purchase a copy .  Cost is $45 per bible.  (online price is $75)

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St. Anne's Annual Soul Food Dinner

St. Anne's will have their  Annual Soul Food Dinner on Sunday, February 23rd after mass.  $10 donation.  If you wish to pre purchase, please see a St. Anne's member.

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Contribution Envelopes

The 2020 Contribution Envelopes are available in the Parish Life Center.  Please come by and pick them up after mass or during office hours.

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Seeking Rosary Leaders

Father Bart would like there to be an opportunity to pray the Rosary after masses; please see Linda Campbell if you are interested in leading the Rosary.

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Address Updates/Tax Statement

Please contact the office if you haven't updated your new mailing address. Tax Statements have been mailed to those who contributed  $250 or more for the year. If you, contributed less than  $250 and want a Tax Statement please let the office know. 

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Automatic Bank Drafts

For the parishioners having their bank accounts auto drafted for your contributions, please check with your banks as to what address it is being sent to. We need you to make sure that it is updated to 1005 E. Terrell Ave. Fort Worth, Texas 76104. We have some that are going to the school address and they are being forwarded to Cristo Rey High School, Altamesa Blvd. Thank -You for your help in this matter.

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Pilgrimage Opportunity 

All are invited to reserve your seats on this historic pilgrimage which includes a fully escorted tour to Mexico City, Mexico and Cartagena, Colombia -June 09, June 15, 2020. The price is $2,900 per person. Registration ends 3/12/2020. Visit www.stpeterclaverpilgrimages.com or email us at clavertravels@gmail.com for more information. Contact Mary Battle at 985-774-3141 for bookings or see Knights of Peter Claver member Howard Rattliff - for sponsor information.  

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Lectors Needed

We are in need of Lectors to read at Saturday and Sunday masses. Unfortunately, we have lost some because of health issues, going back to school, etc. Please see Lanette Martinez Vidaurri after mass, or call/email‚ÄĒher contact information is on the cover of the bulletin¬†

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OMM Outreach Ministry

For shut-in homebound please contact  Carter at 817.551.1449 or email bacarter913@gmail.com.

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OMM T-Shirts Available

Our Mother of Mercy T-Shirts are still available for $5. There are childrens’ XS, S, and M, as well as Adults’ S, M, L, XL, and 3X. Get yours at the church office.

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Heartbeat International

“Saving a life from abortion and a heart from despair can be as easy as memorizing a phone number and a website," said Fr. Frank Pavone, National Director of Priests for Life. For many years Priests for Life have collaborated with Heartbeat International and Good Counsel Homes to promote awareness of alternatives to abortion, counseling and healing for those suffering after an abortion. Heartbeat’s Optionline.org or 24/7 emergency helpline 800-712-HELP(4357) will connect people with help available near where they live in English or Spanish. Good Counsel homes house pregnant, homeless mothers in need. Visit www.goodcounselhomes.org or call 800-723-8331 for help or to offer help 24/7. 

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Virtus (formerly Safe & Sacred) Classes

Everyone involved in a ministry is required to have an up-to-date certificate for Safe & Sacred, now called Virtus. These classes give guidelines and signs to recognize when something may be bothering our children/grandchildren to protect them. Visit www.Virtus.org, create a new profile under new participant, find a location and date convenient for you to sign up. We will be having a session here on Saturday, August 24 from 2-5 p.m.

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All Saints Catholic School

All Saints Catholic School is currently registering for the 2020/2021 school year.  All Saints is located 5 miles north of downtown  and is the Diocese's only dual language classical catholic school.  All Saints serves students from  3 years old through 8th grade.  Scholarships and financial assistance is available, including $1500 in transfer grants available to public schools students.  For more information, or to tour the school, please contact the school at 817-624-2670.  You can also visit online at www.ascsfw.org.  

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Nazareth Retreat Center

Sister  Francesca from the Nazareth Retreat Center located at 1814 Egyptian Way, Grand Prairie, would like to invite you to attend A Scripture Evening with Coffee and Tea, "Who is Invited?  A Look at Christ's Guest List", February 5, 2020 at 7:00pm-8:30pm in the Good Shepherd Room.

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In Loving Memory

Reverend Jerome LeDoux, S.V.D. February 26, 1930‚ÄĒJanuary 7, 2019

"God is love, and all who abide in love abide in God and God in them." (1 John 4:16)


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INFORMATION WEBSITES:

Texas Catholic Conference of Bishops

Diocese of Fort Worth

Society of Divine Word

National Black Catholic Congress

United State Conference of Bishops

Catholic Charities of Fort Worth

 

 

 

Click on the links below to view Father Bart's Corner, Weekly Readings, and the Saint of the Day:

Click Here To View January 5 bulletin

Click Here To View January 12 bulletin

Click Here To View January  19 bulletin

Click Here To View January 26 bulletin

Click Here  To View February 2 bulletin

Click Here To View February 9 bulletin

Click Here To View February 16 bulletin


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