O 12, 2014

OCTOBER 12, 2014
28TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
ST. VINCENT
de PAUL
C A T H O L I C
C H U R C H
1502 E. Wallen Road
Fort Wayne, IN 46825
www.saintv.org
PARISH STAFF
Pastor ............................................................... Fr. Daniel Scheidt
Parochial Vicar ........................................... Fr. Andrew Budzinski
Parochial Vicar ......................................... Fr. Polycarp Fernando
Deacon................................................ Deacon James Fitzpatrick
Pastoral Associate ........................................ Dorothy Schuerman
Pastoral Associate ..........................................................Julia Thill
Business Administrator ..................................... Tom Schuerman
School Principal ..................................................... Sandra Guffey
School Assistant Principal .................................Elizabeth Kleber
Dir. of Religious Education ............................. Debbie Blackburn
Director of Music .................................................... Tony Andorfer
Facilities Manager ................................................. Bruce Cadwell
Youth Director ............................................................... Sarah Hill
Youth Director ..................................................... Lindsay Klinker
Communications Coordinator.................................. Joe Knepper
Parish Secretary ...................................................Mary Berkshire
Parish Secretary ................................................... Marie Andorfer
Parish Secretary ...................................................... Geri Schmidt
Parish Nurse/Homebound Ministry ....................... Deb Andrews
Parish Pastoral Council Chairperson........................ Dan Rohloff
Rectory Housekeeper …………………………………… Corrine Boyer
TELEPHONES
Church Office…Hours: 8:30 - 4:30 pm M - F .. (260) 489-3537
Church Fax ....................................................................497-9405
E-Mail .............................................................. [email protected]
Religious Education Office .............................................. ext. 204
Youth Ministry Office ....................................................... ext. 228
Director of Music ............................................................. ext. 210
Wedding Coordinator Rhonda Noll ..............................341-1249
Development Director Linda McCarthy .......................... ext. 247
Scout Lodge ..................................................................489-1763
Prayer Line Laurie ........................................................755-0816
Mary ..........................................................483-4369
BULLETIN DEADLINE
Items should be in the church office via e-mail by Monday 9:00 am.
MASS SCHEDULE
Weekend: Saturday 5:00 pm; Sunday 7:15, 9:00, 11:00 am,
12:45 and 6:00 pm Life Teen Mass
Weekday: Monday—Thursday: 6:30 am and 8:00 am;
Friday: 8:00 am and 5:30 pm; Saturday: 8:00 am
Holy Day: WILL BE ANNOUNCED
Holiday: 9:00 am
SACRAMENTS
Reconciliation
Wed. 4:30 pm (priests must finish by 5:30 pm).
Sat. 8:45 - 9:45 am or anytime by appointment.
Baptism
Sunday following the last Mass; also baptisms may be
scheduled during Sunday Mass. Baptismal Catechesis is
required prior to baptism.
Matrimony
Arrangements must be made at least six months in advance.
Sick and Communion Calls
Please keep us informed of the sick and homebound,
particularly when there is serious illness.
ST. VINCENT de PAUL PARISH SCHOOL (1720 E. WALLEN ROAD)
A Catholic education for children (grades K-8)
Office Hours ..................................................... 7:15 am-3:15 pm
School Office, Mary Tess Roof ........... (260) 489-3537 ext. 213
School Attendance Line, Ellen Ryan ............................... ext. 214
School Kitchen................................................................. ext. 220
School Secretary, Kathy Palmer ..................................... ext. 212
NEW PARISHIONERS
Registration for new members is held on the second Sunday
of the month following the 9:00 am Mass.
CATECHUMENATE
We welcome persons interested in embracing the Catholic
faith. Please call the church office.
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N E W S
&
MASS INTENTIONS
Monday, October 13
*6:30 am Joseph Kohrman
8:00 am Judith Keys
Gal 4:22-24, 26-27, 31-5:1/Lk 11:29-32
Tuesday, October 14
*6:30 am Deceased Members of
Martin/Amick Family
8:00 am Clarence Kinder
Gal 5:1-6/Lk 11:37-41
Wednesday, October 15
*6:30 am Jan Alter
8:00 am Mary and Al Richter
All Mass
Gal 5:18-25/Lk 11:42-46
Thursday, October 16
*6:30 am Intention of Mockenhaupt
Family
8:00 am Gerald Kuehn
Eph: 1:1-10/Lk 11:47-54
Friday, October 17
8:00 am Clarence Kinder Family
*5:30 pm Living and Deceased
Members of Zoretich Family
Eph 1:11-14/Lk 12:1-7
Saturday, October 18
8:00 am Herb Osborn
2 Tm 4:10-17/Lk 10:1-9
5:00 pm Dorothy Alt
Sunday, October 19
7:15 am David J. Didion
9:00 am Dale Alles
11:00 am Deceased Members of
McSweeney Family
12:45 pm For the Parish
6:00 pm Larry Sheehan (Life Teen
Mass)
Is 45:1, 4-6/1 Thes 1:1-5/Mt 22:15-21
*Chapel
NO WEDNESDAY CONFESSIONS
Confessions will not be heard on
Wednesday, October 15 at 4:30 pm.
NEW MEMBER REGISTRATION
Parish representatives will be in the
East Room TODAY, October 12, after
the 9:00 am Mass to welcome and
register new members to Saint
Vincent’s.
N O T E S
FROM THE PASTOR
In this Sunday’s Gospel, we hear a continuation of Christ’s emphasis in
the readings of the past few weeks on seeing the world as God sees it. Over the
last two weeks, our life was compared to working in a carefully cultivated
vineyard, to serve and share its fruitfulness. This week the meaning of our life is
described in terms of our acceptance or refusal of repeated invitations to
participate in a great “wedding feast” of the King for His Son.
At every celebration of the Eucharist before the reception of Holy
Communion, the Priest speaks words echoing those of St. John the Baptist:
“Behold the Lamb of God, behold him who takes away the sins of the world.
Blessed are those called to the supper of the Lamb.” This “Lamb’s Supper”
celebrating the union of Christ and His Bride, the Church, is exactly the great
wedding banquet described in the closing chapters of the Book of Revelation, the
very same feast the Lord Jesus is referring to in His parable.
Sharing in the life of the Church involves emerging from our private
concerns so that we can find the Lord at the heart of our caring for one another.
This weekend’s Annual Bishop’s Appeal is one way of supporting the work of
Christ throughout our Diocese. In addition to all of the good initiatives that
Bishop Rhoades highlights in the video, I must also mention the support you
provide through the Appeal (and the Pentecost Collection in June) for the
education of our seminarians for the Priesthood. Fr. Andrew and I are particularly
grateful that your support in previous years made possible our seminary studies
to serve you.
Any and all of the overage for this year’s Appeal at St. Vincent’s will go
toward funding increased handicapped accessibility on our parish grounds, a goal
identified in our five-year Pentecost Plan. The first priority would be a ramp for
the main entrance of our School, followed by the possibility of extending a
covered walkway toward the parking lot on the south side of church. Thank you
in advance for your generosity!
Finally, in this month of October dedicated to increased respect for all
human life, I share with you a photo of an event I described in last week’s homily.
On Christmas Day 2012 I had the joy of meeting the doctor who delivered me as
a baby. Dr. “Andy” Gonzales holds a crucifix that I gave him after I administered
to him the Sacrament of the Anointing of the Sick. It was an extraordinary
privilege to see the eyes
which first saw me and to
anointing the hands which
first held me. Dr. Gonzales
went to meet the Lord in
March of this year.
Through your prayers and
mine, may he receive his
seat at the eternal Wedding
Feast of the Lamb!
In St. Vincent’s love of
Christ,
Fr. Daniel Scheidt
WEDDING BANNS
“Please pray that the Lord will abundantly bless these couples as they prepare to take their marriage vows.”
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Craig Fischer and Nicole Bowland
Ryan Williams and Bethany Ransbottom
A.J .Hamilton and Alyssa Roy
Zach Ruetz and Sarita Boacheon
M I N I S T R Y
ST. VINCENT de PAUL SOCIETY PANTRY
The pantry is in need of non-perishable items. This is what
we need the most:
Pancake Syrup
Bathroom Tissue
Spaghetti Sauce
Paper Towels
Bake Mixes
Crackers
We welcome new members—the need is
great. Thank you for your support. Your
response has been TERRIFIC!!
L I F E
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Sunday, October 19, 2014
Interpreter present at 11:30 am Mass
Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception
1122 S. Clinton Street, Fort Wayne, IN 46801
For more information on the Deaf & Hard of Hearing
Ministry contact Jane at 260.399.1450
or [email protected]
or visit www.diocesefwsb.org/special-ministries
SAINT VINCENT DE PAUL SOCIETY CHARITY-FEST
The third annual Charity-Fest in support of the Saint
Vincent de Paul Society is taking place October 18, at
6:30 pm. Charity-Fest is held at the Lantern Reception
Hall located at 4420 Ardmore Avenue.
This event includes: Music by “The Junkyard Band”; live
and silent auctions; cash bar; hors d’0euvres buffet.
Tables of eight may be reserved when ordering tickets.
Tickets can be purchased by calling 260-494-0148.
CATHOLIC APOSTLE BUILD
We are still working on the Catholic Apostle Build project
in conjunction with Habitat for Humanity, and we need
YOUR help! We want to get the siding up before the
weather turns cold, so we have scheduled the following
work days: Tues, Oct. 14 THROUGH Fri., Oct. 17
and Tues, Oct. 21 THROUGH Fri, Oct. 24. Volunteers
must be at least 16 years of age. No experience is
needed. Address is 4308 W. Cook Rd. If you are available
to help at all (all day or part of the day), either sign up
online www.fortwaynehabitat.org Click on 'Volunteer',
followed by 'Volunteer Now' and scroll through the
calendar to the Catholic Apostle Build date you want, and
click on 'Sign Up' OR just call Laura Oberholtzer at
260-413-3871.
DIVORCED/SEPARATED CATHOLIC SUPPORT GROUP
St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church welcomes men and
women who have suffered from divorce or separation to
our program: The Catholic’s DIVORCE SURVIVALGuide.
Please join us on Thursday, October 16th for our fourth
session on the topic "Finding Perfect Peace”. In this
session they reveal how uniting our sufferings with
Christ’s on the cross is a way to perfect peace and helps
with the feelings of rejection, betrayal, isolation, and
depression.
The program is from 7:00-9:00 pm, doors open at 6:45
p.m. Join us in the East Meeting Room, located off of the
Gathering Space in the Church. For more information
visit our web page: www.saintv.org and select the
Community Life/Support link or call the St. Vincent de
Paul church office at 260-489-3537 ext. 208. We look
forward to seeing you!
HARVEST HOUSE
Harvest House is meeting Monday, October 20 at
1:15 pm in the spiritual center. We will be playing cards
and board games. Bring a snack to share.
BAPTISMAL PREPARATION CLASSES
Attendance at two Baptismal Preparation Sessions is
required before your child is baptized — Session I and
Session II. You may attend Session II before Session I, if
necessary. Each session will begin at 7:00 pm. It is
recommended that both parents attend before the birth
of your child so that there will be no delay in setting a
date for the baptism once the baby is born. Godparents,
too, are welcome. At least one parent and one
godparent must be practicing Catholics. Also, parents
must be registered in the Parish. Please call the church
office to sign up for your sessions.
Session I (East Room ) Nov 13
Session II (Church Conference Room) Oct. 23, Nov. 20
SAFE HARBOR SUPPORT GROUP
Safe Harbor is hosting a retreat for widows on Saturday,
October 25, from 8:00 am until 11:30 am. The retreat
begins with Mass in the church followed by breakfast at
9:00 am and the retreat in the Monsignor Kuzmich Life
Center. The retreat will be facilitated by Kay Cozad, grief
educator, speaking on “Not a Dash, but a Journey”.
Registration is required by calling 489-4875 or emailing
[email protected] Free will donations will
be accepted.
RCIA NEWS
We are coming near the celebration of the Rite of
Acceptance and Welcoming on Sunday, October 26. This
celebration is where our RCIA Inquirers will assemble
publicly for the first time in the Church declaring their
intention to the Church and the Church in turn, carrying
out its apostolic mission, accepts them as persons who
intend to become its members. Please continue to pray
that God showers His grace on them, since the celebration manifests their desire publicly and marks their
reception and first consecration by the Church.
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SCHOOL & YOUTH NEWS
Religious Ed News
RE Calendar
Preschool
October 12
October 19 - NO PRESCHOOL - Fall Break
Sunday,
October 12 – RE Confirmation Parent
Meeting
4:00 to 5:30 Spiritual Center
October 19 – NO RE – Fall Break
Wednesday,
October 15 – RE Confirmation Parent
Meeting
6:00 to 7:30 Spiritual Center
October 22- RE-Living Rosary
Parents welcome!
6:10 – 6:50 – Gr. 1 – 4
6: 50 – 7:30 – Gr. 5 - 8
FIRST GRADE CATECHISTS NEEDED
Due to increased enrollment, the Religious Ed program
is in need of a 1st Grade catechist on Wednesday evening
from 6:00 to 7:30. If you would like to work in the
vineyard sharing the faith with the beautiful faces above,
please contact the Religious Ed Office at 489-3537 ext.
204 or [email protected]
CONFIRMATION PARENT MEETINGS
If you have an 8th Grade Confirmation student, parent
meetings are scheduled for Sunday, October 12 from
4:00 pm to 5:30 pm or Wednesday, October 15 from
6:00 pm to 7:30 pm in the Spiritual Center. Parents
must attend one of these meetings. Important
information about Confirmation will be discussed. Please
make every effort to attend.
ATHLETIC REGISTRATION NOW OPEN
Registration is now open for winter sports on the
St Vincent School website. This includes boys and girls
basketball, wrestling and 5th & 6th grade
cheerleading. Please register early. Late fee applies
after October 15. Also, coaches are still needed for some
teams. We also are in need of someone to assist our
5th& 6th grade cheer coach as she has taken a full time
position. Can you help her? Please contact Terry Coonan
with any questions.
MARKET DAY – THANKS!
Our October sale was $3,840 and made $576! Thank
You! November is their yummy dessert month with 14
great choices for your holiday needs! FREE dessert
pedestal with a $90 order AND NOVBONUS in the promo
code box. Orders due by Nov. 1, with pick-up on the 6th.
Questions, please call Eva at 490-9329. Thank you for all
your support!
SCRIP SALES SCHEDULE
Our sales schedule for the month of October will be:
School Sales - Monday and Friday mornings
Church Sales - Saturday after 5:00 Mass, Sunday from
8:00-11:00 am and after Life Teen Mass
MAKE YOUR MONEY WORK HARDER!
Buying SCRIP is a dollar-for-dollar exchange. You’re
buying gift cards for everyday expenses; no need to
spend money that you wouldn’t have already been
spending anyway. But using SCRIP makes that money
work harder…every SCRIP purchase creates benefits for
the school and the church. It’s just that simple.
FREE ROLLER SKATING
The Saint Vincent Cub Scouts are sponsoring free roller
skating October 19 from 5:15 pm to 7:15 pm at the
Roller Dome North for all families with children in grades
1 through 5.
ALTAR SERVER SCHEDULE
(It is YOUR responsibility to find a replacement)
Saturday, October 18
8:00 am
Luke Schiffli, Kaley Lyons
5:00 pm TEAM 9: Luke and Rachel Siela, Cash Rouille,
And Mackenzie Stroud
Sunday, October 19
7:15 am TEAM 4: Luke Schiffli, Leah Anderson, Mya
Vanderhagen, Kaley Lyons
9:00 am TEAM 6: Leo Murphy, Noah Wilder, Zach Rude
Nathan Winde
11:00 am TEAM 13: Amber and Aspen Curry, Henry and
John Tran
12:45 pm TEAM 18: Kendall Willwerth, Marcus Leach,
Vincent Yanko, Jackson Schuhmacher
C HURCH AND S CHOOL N EWS
MEETINGS OF THE WEEK
Monday, October 13
6:30 pm Light Weigh - East Room
7:00 pm Young Adults Meeting - Spiritual Center Chapel
Tuesday, October 14
8:45 am Two by Two Bible Study - East Room
6:15 pm Practical Minister Training - Church
6:30 pm Shepherds of Christ - Blessed Sacrament
Chapel
7:00 pm RCIA - Spiritual Center
7:00 pm Liturgical Reflection - Spiritual Center Chapel
Wednesday, October 15
9:00 am Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament - Blessed
Sacrament Chapel
9:00 am WINGS - Fireplace Room Life Center
6:00 pm Confirmation Parent Meeting - Spiritual Center
Thursday, October 16
9:00 am WINGS II - Community Room A
6:30 pm Cub Scouts Pack 3009 - Parish Hall
6:30 pm Knights of Columbus Members Meeting Spiritual Center
7:00 pm Divorced/Separated Support Group - East Rm
Friday, October 17
6:00 am Mens Prayer Breakfast - Community Room A
Saturday, October 18
10:00 am NFP Class - Community Room A
Sunday, October 19
12:00 pm Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament - Blessed
Sacrament Chapel
7:00 pm Rekindle the Fire - Parish Hall
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MINISTRY SCHEDULING
If you are a Extraordinary Minister, Sacristan, Usher,
Greeter, Lector, or Server and have not received your
Ministry Scheduler Pro log in credentials yet please
contact the church office.
HELP NEEDED FOR REDEEMER RADIO SHARATHON!
Would you like to help feed the many volunteers, visitors,
and employees of Redeemer Radio's Fall Sharathon?
The Sharathon is October 22-24. To help, please go
to perfectpotluck.com, enter "Redeemer Radio" under
coordinator last name and "106.3" under password. All
the meal and snack needs will come up, just choose
what works best for you. Any questions, call Ann Gray
at 341-8953. We can't do this without you.
Thank you for your help!
RCIC SPONSORS NEEDED
We are currently seeking three sponsors for three
children who are currently enrolled in RCIA for Children
this year. This is a minimal time commitment, but
incredibly rewarding. You must be at least 16 years old,
a practicing Catholic, and be Confirmed. If you feel called
to this important ministry please email
[email protected] or call the church office.
YOUNG ADULT GROUP ACTIVITIES
All are welcome (ages 21-39, single & married) to join
our group. Updated info on Facebook: "Saint Vincent's
Young Adults GroupΗ or email [email protected]
Do you have a Will? Appointments Sponsored at St. Vincent’s
Make sure your will is done so your last wishes and thoughts are clear for your family. If you would like a
will or need to update your existing will, you can take advantage of a complimentary service to create your
SIMPLE WILL. A SIMPLE WILL allows for the naming of a personal representative for the estate,
allows for simple, direct distributions of assets to a surviving spouse, charities, and/or other beneficiaries
and follows all applicable state requirements for witnesses and signatures. It may contain guardian
appointments if there are children under age 18.
Write a Will event from
Monday, October 20 through Friday, October 24
Volunteer parishioner attorneys will be available to prepare your simple wills. If you leave a bequest (gift or
any size) to a non-profit organization
(such as St. Vincent’s Church, School, an endowment fund or another charity of your choice) in your will, this
service is free of charge.
Appointments are required and are limited. Schedule includes daytime and evening hours.
Call Linda McCarthy at St. Vincent’s at 489-3537, ext 247, or email [email protected] to schedule
your appointment. LEAVE YOUR LEGACY AND HAVE PEACE OF MIND!
NEWS AND INFORMATION
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WINGS
WINGS is looking for a full time childcare worker. The
commitment is three times per month from 9:00 am to
11:00 am on Wednesdays. The children are toddlers and
preschoolers. Please call or email Jillian Brososky at
260-466-3442 or [email protected]
WINGS was able to put together 235 bags of blessings
thanks to your donations. Half were given to Charis
House and the other half to the local womens shelter.
Please continue to donate your unused hotel-sized
toiletries. Toothbrushes, deodorant, and travel sized
toothpaste are also helpful. The box is located near the
doors on the west side of the gathering space.
DIABETIC CLASSES
Diabetic classes will again be taught for diabetics, pre
diabetics, new diabetics or anyone who wants to learn
more. There will be 2 sessions, one in the afternoon,
1:00 - 2:30 pm and one in the evening, 7:00-8:30 pm,
on Wednesdays in November. For the afternoon session,
please RSVP to Grace Denny, 312-0297. No RSVP is
necessary for the evening session.
DATE NIGHTS FOR MARRIED COUPLES
Called to serve to enrich marriage? We’re putting
together a core team to plan date nights for married
couples. Contacy Cindy Black [email protected] or
260-446-4665 by November 1.
NEWS FROM BISHOP DWENGER
It’s hard to believe we’re already a quarter
of the way through the school year! This
week will be a busy one at BDHS with
the PSAT test ŽŶtĞĚŶĞƐĚĂLJ (special
schedule), Saints Alive! Diamond Dinner at
the Empyrean ŽŶdŚƵƌƐĚĂLJ, and the end of the first
quarter ŽŶ&ƌŝĚĂLJ. Please keep our students in your
prayers! HELP WANTED
•Caregiver needed for my sister who is 46 years old and has
cerebral palsy with physical and developmental
disabilities. Thursday & Friday afternoon & evening hours
and weekend shifts. Duties include activities of daily living
(bathing, dressing, toileting, etc.), meal prep, light
housekeeping and companionship. Please e-mail
[email protected] if interested.
•A parishioner is in need of after school transportation from
St. Vincent's to Wallen Chase for her two daughters. Please
call or text Stacy at 260-409-1279.
•Part-time, 3:00 pm-5:00 pm Monday-Friday, Office
Assistant. Duties: answer the phone, pack orders for UPS/
USPS, enter orders into computer system, light typing. Please
email [email protected] or call 637-6609.
•Financial planning firm, is seeking a fulltime receptionist to
greet all clients, answer phones and manage our client
relationship database. Position requires the candidate to be
outgoing and passionate about being a team player while
providing administrative support. Previous experience is
preferred. Submit resumes to [email protected]
BEREAVEMENT MINISTRY SUPPORT GROUP
In a time of loss, it is important to know that there is a place where you can be with others who understand your
pain. This is a time when being with others who have walked their own path of grief may be of comfort and offer
solace in a way that your family and friends cannot give. St. Vincent’s Bereavement Ministry is holding support group
sessions which will meet for seven weeks. The dates run from Wednesday, November 5 to December 17, with one
meeting on Tuesday, November 25. All meetings will be held 6:30pm-8:30pm in the East Room at
St. Vincent de Paul Church. It is our hope to provide a comforting atmosphere in which to share the grief and
bereavement process and to offer emotional support. Your loss need not be recent for the sessions to be
helpful. If this is something you are looking for, call Carrie Boedeker at 260-489-8588 or cell phone 260-418-8054
[email protected]
PRAY A ROSARY FOR PEACE
First grade teacher, Mr. Tony Turner is one of the 300 serving in Operation Enduring
Freedom. Maybe you have a close loved one or friend who is also being deployed. We
ask you to join us as a community in praying the Rosary for peace and the safe return of
all our troops. Any time you say a Rosary with your family, a friend or just by yourself, you
can pick up a card in the office to be placed on the wall in the school. From now until
Veterans Day on November 11, we want to line the walls with red, white and blue and
send prayers to Our Lady to intercede for us with her Son, Our Lord Jesus Christ.
1502 E. Wallen Road • Fort Wayne, IN 46825• www.saintv.org
Y O U T H
YOUTH MINISTRY CALENDAR
Sunday, Oct. 12th
Tuesday, Oct. 14th
Wednesday, Oct. 15th
Thursday, Oct. 16th
Sunday, Oct. 19th
M I N I S T R Y
LN: The Cross and the Altar
Ministry Training - 6:15pm @Church
Yearly EM, Lector reflection - 7pm @ SC Chapel
Prelude - 7-9pm @LC
Mini Hour - 7:30-9pm @LC
Prelude - 7-9pm @LC
LN: Gathered to be Sent
LIFENIGHT: THE CROSS AND THE ALTAR
We continue our Series on the Mass this Sunday by looking at the sacrificial nature
of worship and how God is calling us into a relationship with Him through the Mass
and the Eucharist. Join us Sunday as we focus on the source and summit of our
faith.
EXTRAORDINARY MINISTERS, LECTORS, SACRISTANS:
If you were unable to attend one of the recent practical sessions, please know that
on this same evening, October 14, at 6:15 in the Church there will be a session to
sign up for the online scheduling system and briefly go over the changes that will be
taking place in your ministry prior to the reflection. It is essential that you attend
this meeting if you have not already done so! Thanks! Afterwards we will have our
the first of our 2015 ministry reflections. If you are able, please join our seminarian,
David Huneck, as he reflects on the role of the Holy Spirit in our lives. The reflection
will be held in the Spiritual Center Chapel beginning at 7 pm. If you are unable to
attend this reflection, please know that we will be advertising other future dates
this coming winter/spring for the 2015 reflections.
TOTALLY YOURS PLANNING TEAM:
Fall Retreat Planning is underway - and we need you! If you would like to help put
on the retreat but missed the meeting, just see Sarah for the forms and info. If
you’d like to help with Prelude (which does all the decorations, palanca envelopes,
nametags, etc.) you can just drop by any time on any Tuesday or Thursday anytime
between 7-9pm @the Life Center from now until the retreat.
TOTALLY YOURS FALL RETREAT:
The Fall Retreat preparations have begun! Nov. 7-9th is going to be an amazing
weekend with praise & worship, skits, talks, small groups, reconciliation, Mass,
adoration, and much much more. The retreat is now full, but please continue to
send in forms to be placed on the waiting list. If you have a spot but something
comes up that makes you unable to attend, please let Sarah know ASAP so the
next person on the waiting list can be notified! Thanks!
40 DAYS PRAYER:
Wed., Oct. 29th, we will be going to the prayer site for this year’s 40 Days for Life
starting at an earlier time - at 7pm until 8pm - and then return to St. Vincent’s until
we end Mini Hour at 9pm. The site this year is across from the Planned Parenthood
at First Pilgrim Holiness, 1508 Ardmore Ave., Fort Wayne, 46802. We welcome all
teens and families to join us, so find a carpool ride or drive yourself and meet us
there.
CORE TEAM:
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WE’RE HEADED TO WORLD YOUTH DAY
2016! LET’S GO!
Bishop Rhoades is inviting all young
people who will be between the ages of
16 and 35 as of July 20, 2016, to
consider attending World Youth Day in
Krakow, Poland from July 21-August 1,
2016.
Our four-day pre-World Youth Day
spiritual preparation includes sites in
Warsaw, Czestochowa, AuschwitzBirkenau, Wadowice, and Kalwaria.
WYD activities in Krakow include a visit
to the Divine Mercy Sanctuary, the WYD
Opening Mass, catechetical sessions,
daily Mass, Stations of the Cross, and
other WYD events. Pope Francis will
arrive on July 28, but the culmination of
WYD will be the Vigil Mass with Pope
Francis on July 30. Following the Closing
Mass and Farewell Dinner on July 31,
pilgrims will journey home on August 1.
Visit www.diocesefwsb.org/WYD or email
Natalie Kohrman at [email protected]
for more information.
Edge Retreat Thank You! Thank you to
all who made the Edge retreat possible
this past weekend!! Thank you to all of
the amazing Core members and parent
volunteers, our inspiring teens, Sarah
Hill, Heather Strzelecki, and Vanessa
Proulx for the beautiful music, all who
helped to get our decorations ready, and
all 86 of our awesome young women
who attended this weekend- you made it
what it was!
#WordoftheLord Join us this Monday,
October 13th, for our next Edge night as
we dive into Scripture. Ever wished God
would just talk to you? Guess what? He
does! Scripture is not dead, but alive in
our lives. You just have to know how to
read it. Come find out how to hear God
speaking to you. BRING YOUR
BIBLES! See you there! 7-8:45 pm in the
Life Center.
Have you felt God calling you to serve Him, but aren’t sure how? Maybe He is
calling you to serve His teens. This is an amazing ministry and I encourage you to
pray about joining the Core team. If you are interested, or if you have someone else
to suggest, please talk to Sarah or any of the Core for more information.
Coming Up in Edge:
October 13th: #WordoftheLord
October 27th: Bonfire
ATTENTION HIGH-SCHOOL OR COLLEGE AGE MUSICIANS:
For more information about Edge, please
contact Lindsay Klinker
at [email protected] or
489-3537 ext. 230.
Would you like to give your talent's back to God by being a part of the LifeTeen
Music Ministry? If you're interested in playing/cantoring at LifeTeen Mass once a
month, email Frankie at [email protected]!
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UPCOMING EVENTS
EVERYONE IS INVITED TO ST. HENRY’S COFFEE HOUSE EVENT
Where: St. Henry Parish Center @ 5711 St. Henry Lane 46806
When: Friday, October 17, 2014
Time: 6:30 – 8 PM
Entertainment: Local Musicians
Admission: Free
Menu: Hot Dogs, Chips, Beverage & Dessert Cost: Combo for $4
This is a great time to relax, socialize, eat, and be merry!
(off E. Paulding Rd., runs parallel to & next street west of Hessen Cassel Rd.)
ATTENTION EXTRAORDINARY MINISTERS, HOMEBOUND MINISTERS, LECTORS,
SACRISTANS AND HOSPITALITY MINISTERS: TWO IMPORTANT EVENTS ON OCTOBER 14!
Do you want to get a jump start on attending your 2015 reflection this year? Did you miss the reflections held this past
spring? Are you “snowbirding” and would like to get your reflection in before you head south? October 14, will be the first
date for our 2015 reflections. If you are able, please join our seminarian, David Huneck, as he reflects on the role of the Holy
Spirit in our lives. The reflection will be held in the Spiritual Center Chapel beginning at 7 pm. If you are unable to attend
this reflection, please know that we will be advertising other future dates this coming winter/spring for the 2015 reflections.
Also, If you were unable to attend one of the recent practical sessions, please know that on this same evening, October 14,
at 6:15 in the Church there will be a session to sign up for the online scheduling system and briefly go over the changes that
will be taking place in your ministry prior to the reflection.
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