Here's what's happening this month at St. Clare of Assisi Parish.
 

ST. CLARE CONNECTION (2-4-16)

Return Palms THIS Weekend!
February 6/7
Lent begins with Ash Wednesday, February 10th.  In preparation for Lent, we are collecting last year's palm strips.  You are invited to return your old palm between now and Sunday, February 7th. Place them in the specially marked basket in the gathering space. The palms will be burned and the ashes will be distributed on Ash Wednesday.

Lenten Schedule
Ash Wednesday - February 10
7 AM - Word Service & Ashes
12 Noon - Word Service & Ashes
7 PM - Mass & Ashes
 
Mondays of Lent
6 PM - Mass; 6:30 PM - Soup & Speaker Series
(more details below)
 
Stations of the Cross
Every Friday 6 PM

Marriage Enrichment
Saturday, February 13 from 6:15-8:45 p.m.
"Holy Matrimony-Lord Have Mercy" presented by Father Jim Deiters in the Fellowship Hall. Enjoy a "date night" of laughter and surprises as you learn about the mercy it takes to keep your marriage holy and healthy. Bring an appetizer or dessert to share. Register at 632-3562 or janeadotson@yahoo.com by Feb. 8.

Mass, Soup & Speaker Series
Mondays during Lent (Feb. 15-Mar. 14)
Celebrate the Church's Extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy by joining us for our Lenten Mass, Soup & Speaker Series. As we focus on God's mercy, we will learn about "Salvation History and Me." This series of five educational and inspiring talks will concentrate on the story of God's mercy for us as His people and as individuals, including how we can and already do encounter God's love and Mercy in our daily lives. Our new Director of Adult Faith Formation and Mission, Matthew Flynn, will be the presenter for each night.
Each evening begins with Mass at 6 p.m., followed by the Soup Supper at 6:30 p.m. and the presentation from 7:15 to 8:30 p.m. A parish ministry or ministries will provide a meal of soup and bread. Everyone is welcome to attend the entire evening or even just a part of it.
The series topics are: "Salvation History" (Feb. 15), "My Story of Salvation" (Feb. 22), "Prayer" (Feb. 29), "Fasting" (March 7), and "Almsgiving" (March 14).
Please join us for this great opportunity to grow in appreciation of God's love for us.

Women's Renewal Weekend
February 20-21
Join other women of the parish for a weekend of fun, spiritual renewal, and great food. Presenters share their own joys and struggles of faith. The Renewal Weekend starts on the morning of Saturday, Feb. 20th, and concludes the afternoon of Sunday, Feb. 21st. Contact Judy Kocinski with questions or to register at 530-0531. Please register by February 14.
A life changing experience...guaranteed!

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