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Roof Repair Project - five sections of the roof covering the chapel and part of the church need to be replaced. The estimated cost is $12,000. Please be generous when you receive the letter from Father John asking for a sacrificial gift to assist with this project.
Blooming Grove Food Pantry "Food of the Month" - laundry detergent, jelly and cereal. Donations can be placed in the wooden crate in the narthex. Thank you for your generosity.
March 22 - Supper $5 (5:30 p.m., tuna and egg salad with tomato soup) and Stations of the Cross (7 p.m.)
March 23 - Please join the Traditional Marriage Crusade by praying the rosary at noon at the front entrance of the Court House on Broad Street in Milford. Contact Marie Biel at 570-686-4637 for more information.
March 24 - Confirmation (8th grade students) candidate/sponsor luncheon begins with 11:15 mass followed by lunch. Students and sponsors only, no parents please. If your sponsor is unable to attend, you may attend with another adult. Students may not attend the luncheon without an adult. If you need help finding someone to stand in for your sponsor that day, please contact Joe or Barbara in the Faith Formation office immediately.
March 25, 5:30 p.m. - 7 p.m. - The Light is ON for You, Sacrament of Reconciliation
March 30 - Women of the parish are invited to a Lenten reflection on Mary, "Our Lady of Sorrows" from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. sponsored by the The Tea Ladies for Mary. Sign up in the narthex.
March 30, 11 a.m. - memorial service for pre-born babies, Evangelical Presbyterian Church, Milford
April 6, 2 - 6 p.m. and April 7, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. - Crafters and Stitchers Spring Sale. Beautiful handmade items, raffles, baskets, Easter items, home baked goods. Proceeds support the parish Sharing Fund.
Our Lenten Journey
40 ways to spend the 40 days - Lenten Calendar
40 Cans for Lent - donate one can of food for each of the 40 days of Lent. Leave your donation in the wooden box in the narthex. Donations will be delivered by the Knights of Columbus to the Blooming Grove Food Pantry located at St. John Neumann Parish in Lords Valley.
Rice Bowls in support of Catholic Relief Services - available in the narthex
Chalice of Mercy - on paper available in the narthex write down the things in your life that most need of your attention this Lenten season. Place the paper in the Chalice of Mercy located in the sanctuary. These papers will be incinerated and made part of our New Fire at the Easter Vigil.
Fridays, March 8 thru April 12 - Supper (5:30 p.m.) in the Parish Hall and Stations of the Cross (7 p.m.) in the church.
Mondays, March 11 thru April 8, 5:30-7:00 p.m. - The Light Is On For You will provide the opportunity for the Sacrament of Reconciliation in all parishes of the Diocese of Scranton at the same time during the weeks of Lent. Learn more here.
Wednesday 9 a.m. - noon
Weekends - By appointment only
Sunday: 8:30 a.m. and 11:15 a.m.
Liturgy of the Word for Children at 11:15 mass
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday: 9 a.m.
Saturday: 3:00 - 3:45 p.m. or by appointment
Diocese of Scranton - 2018 Annual Appeal
Diocesan Annual Appeal Progess
St. Vincent de Paul parish is at 76% of our $45,000 goal!