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Liturgical Ministers Schedule
Commentators, Readers - Ushers, Greeters
Eucharistic Ministers - Altar Servers
Sunday March 18, 2018
FIFTH SUNDAY OF LENT
8:00 a.m. Mass (+Harry Nowak, Sr. and deceased Nowak & Bayerl families)
Council of Catholic Women coffee & rolls
5:30 p.m. Sharing Christ session
8:00 p.m. Area Faith Community Mass (+Cyril Popelka)
Monday March 19, 2018
St. Joseph, Spouse of the Blessed Virgin Mary
Tuesday March 20, 2018
8:00 a.m. Mass (+Nancy Wraspir)
8:30 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament
7:00 p.m. Knights of Columbus meeting
Wednesday March 21, 2018
8:00 a.m. Mass (+Don Miskovsky)
10:00 a.m. AFC Communal Penance Service and luncheon
5:30 p.m. Grades 1-6 Religious Education
6:00 p.m. Video Stations of the Cross with RE students
6:30 p.m. Junior Choir practice
7:00 p.m. Grades 7-11 Religious Education
7:30 p.m. Video Stations of the Cross with RE students
Thursday March 22, 2018
10:10 a.m. Cedar Crest Rosary
10:30 a.m. Mass at Cedar Crest (+Delphine Mallak)
Friday March 23, 2018
St. Turibius of Mogrovejo, Bishop
8:00 a.m. Mass (+Mercedes Nowak)
8:00 – 1:00 p.m. AFC Staff Lenten Retreat at Holy Trinity
Parish offices closed in the morning; will open at 1:30 p.m.
6:00 p.m. Stations of the Cross
Saturday March 24, 2018
Bl. Oscar Romero, Bishop and Martyr
Noon Sacrament of Reconciliation
Rosary Society food sale before/after Mass
4:00 p.m. Mass (+Tom & Gladys Zanoth; +Mike Zanoth)
Sunday March 25, 2018
PALM SUNDAY OF THE PASSION OF THE LORD
8:00 a.m. Mass (+Joe & Stella Fogarty)
Rosary Society food sale before/after Mass
8:30 – 10:00 a.m. Knights of Columbus Pro-Life Breakfast
5:30 p.m. Sharing Christ session
8:00 p.m. Area Faith Community Mass (+Mary Popelka)
Holy Family Catholic Church
A Glance at the Week
Saint John Paul II Area Faith Community of Silver Lake, Glencoe & Winsted
COMMUNION TO HOMEBOUND or CARE FACILITIES
If you or someone you know is going to be homebound or in a care facility for any period of time, please contact Celia Knoll for arrangements to bring communion and visitation.
Celia Knoll at the office 327-2356
or cell 320-583-1320.
700 West Main Street
Silver Lake, MN 55381
Bus. Office 320-327-2356
Rev. Anthony J. Stubeda, Pastor
Fr. Paul Schumacher, Associate
Fr. Michael Doyle, Associate
Saturday 4:00 p.m. Sunday 8:00 a.m. & 8:00 p.m.
Upcoming Community Events
please see bulletin board in back of church for more information
DIOCESE OF NEW ULM CATHOLIC CHARITIES SERVICES: Catholic Charities offers individual and family
counseling services in locations around the diocese. They also work with people interested in adoption. To make an
Appointment or learn more about Catholic Charities’Services
CATHOLIC ORDER OF FORESTERS OFFERING A PRODUCT TO HELP YOUR PARISH: See below for another way to support our Catholic Parish Area Faith Community. The Catholic Order of Foresters has life insurance policies that offer you financial security and the satisfaction of knowing you provided for your beneficiaries and given a meaningful benefit to our Catholic parish without any additional cost to you. For complete details, contact COF Agent Jean Kappel, FICF at 320-485-2821 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Catholic Order of Foresters Bringing Catholic Values to Life! A fraternal benefit life insurance society since 1883. Home Office: 800-552-0145. #15-01-103 JK1844 (11/15)
Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament
Every Tuesday 8:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
If you are interested in learning more about the Rosary Society,
President, Celia Knoll
Vice President, Minerva Stritesky
Secretary, Patricia Mahon
Treasurer, Jeanette Mickolichek
SIGN UP FOR FORMED: Formed is an on-line resource and is a great way to deepen your faith, answer questions you might have and to grow in your understanding of our faith. You can sign-up by goingto www.formed.org, click on register, enter our parish code, RJHGCW, fill in the information and begin enjoying the . Your brothers and sisters already using Formed are waiting for you.
MASS ON CABLE TV:
Our weekend Mass is now
showing on TV
at 8:00 p.m. Saturday,
9:30 a.m. Sunday
and 7:00 p.m. Tuesday
for everyone to enjoy. Mass will show on channel 8 if you use a Mediacom cable box or on channel 107.3 if you don’t use a cable box on your TV. This is available for Mediacom customers in both Silver Lake and Lester Prairie.
EUCHARISTIC ADORATION: One of the great opportunities we have in our parish is to spend time in the presence of the Lord through Eucharistic Adoration. From 8:30 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. each Tuesday, the Eucharist is exposed in the chapel for quiet prayer and adoration.
ALLINA HEALTH HOSPICE
is in need of volunteers, 18 years of age and older, to visit hospice patients and their families in your neighborhood. We provide ongoing training and offer a flexible schedule
. Please contact Pam Ainslie
at Allina Health hospice Volunteer Services at
ROSARY SOCIETY is inviting women and men from the Area Faith Community to become members and receive an abundance of graces including extraordinary indulgences applicable to the souls in purgatory. Contact Laura Kaczmarek at 327-2499 or Celia Knoll at the parish office 327-2356 or for more information.
Reminder: Please pay your 2018 dues to help defray the cost of our hosts and altar needs. You will find your envelope in your donation packet or place in an envelope with your name and drop in the weekend collection. Make checks payable to Holy Family Rosary Society.
COUNCIL OF CATHOLIC WOMEN: We invite you to come learn and see quilting at its finest, as the ladies join together their talent to make lovely quilts every Tuesday at 9:00 a.m. in the education center.
Reminder: Please pay your 2018 dues. You will find the dues envelope in donation packet you receive in the mail. Make checks payable to Holy Family CCW.
ADORATION NEED VOLUNTEERS: Volunteers are needed on
Tuesday’s starting after morning Mass until 8:00 p.m. In its’ fullest
essence…Eucharistic Adoration is “God and Man reaching out for
each other at the same time!” At this time, there is a GREAT need
for volunteers to cover 8:30 - 9:00 a.m., 9:00 - 10:00 a.m.,
4:00 - 5:00 p.m. and 5:00 - 6:00 p.m. hours and substitutes. Please
search your heart and consider volunteering. Contact Celia Knoll at
the parish office 320-327-2356.
PRAYER NETWORK VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: The healing
power of the prayer network supports you or a family member in
need of help. This ministry is a way of the community holding others
up to the Lord in prayer. We are looking for volunteers to be a part of
our prayer network. Please contact Celia Knoll 327-2356 if you
would like more information or to volunteer for the prayer network.
Thank you for considering this important ministry.
TRAVELING CHALICE OPPORTUNITY: One of our responsibilities as Catholics is to pray for vocations to the priesthood and religious life. Our Traveling Chalice Prayer for Vocations program is a great opportunity for parishioners to pray and promote vocations. Each week, one family receives the chalice & book to take home. While the chalice is in your home, we ask that you make a family commitment to pray each day for vocations using the prayers provided in the book. If you as an individual or family are interested in participating, please contact Celia Knoll at the parish office. 320-327-2356.
The next paper drive
is April 13 & 14 with profits going to the
Silver Lake Youth Rec. & pool operations.
Did you know that you can help the Ronald McDonald Houses of Minnesota by dropping off your aluminum can tabs in the containers located at church? Our Knights of Columbus will do the rest.
EASTER FLOWER DONATIONS: You will have noticed that there is an Easter Flower Donation envelope in your packets. As always we need your help in preparing and decorating our church for the celebration of the Lord’s resurrection. Please put your donation in the envelope, fill out the back of the envelope with your “in memory of” or “in honor of” intention and drop in the weekend collection or at the parish office. The deadline for inclusion in the Easter bulletin is Monday, March 26. If there is no notation on the back of the envelope we will assume that your bulletin listing should only mention your name.
ROSARY SOCIETY: We will be hosting a FOOD SALE on Saturday, March 24 and Sunday, March 25, which coincides with the Knights of Columbus Pro Life breakfast. 100% of proceeds go towards purchasing communion bread and altar needs so please be generous. The group “Prefects” will be calling members to participate, as this is our only event to raise money for the year. For monetary donations, please make checks payable to the Rosary Society.
Now Available: Silver Lake Knights of Columbus Scholarship Applications for graduating seniors. Applicant and/or their parents must be members of Holy Family in Silver Lake. Applicant must be sponsored by a member in good standing of Silver Lake Council 1841. For an application and more requirements, please contact Bob Penas at email@example.com or 320-327-2122. Completed Applications are due April 15.
UPCOMING COMMUNITY EVENTS:
KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS FISH FRY every Friday during Lent
except Good Friday, 4:00 – 7:30 p.m., Church of St. Joseph,
Waconia. Call 952-442-2384 for more information.
SATURDAY, MARCH 24: Advance Care Planning session,
Ridgeview Medical Center, 9:00 – 10:30 a.m. To learn more visit
http://www.ridgeviewmedical.org/services/social- services/advancecare- planning/. Register online www.ridgeviewmedical.org/events or call 952-777-5098.
MARCH 23 – 25: LIFESHIFT: Work & the Christian Journey.
Sponsored by: The Center for Life transitions, Milwaukee, WI. Life
is about managing change: career, personal, family, spiritual. This
retreat is an opportunity to reflect on life and faith while considering
new career, job, work and/or retirement possibilities. This retreat is
at St. John’s Abbey Guesthouse, Collegeville, MN. For more
information and to register: www.centerforlifetransitions.net (click
on Life SHIFT). firstname.lastname@example.org or 414-394-9347.
Or you may register at www.abbeyguesthouse.org or call the
Spiritual Life Office at 320-363-3929.
MARCH 29 – APRIL 1: Triduum Retreat. The Triduum and
Benedictine Values. Dr. Robin Pierzina, O.S.B. The retreat begins
at 4:00 p.m. on Holy Thursday and concludes after lunch on Easter
Sunday at 1:00 p.m. The cost is $290.00 for a single room, and
$520.00 for a double room ($260 per person).
TUESDAY, APRIL 3: Region IV Council of Catholic Women
Spring Gathering, “Living as the woman God intended you to be.”
“Awakening the Beauty Within” presented by Mary Jo Gallagher, at
the Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Murdock. Registration begins at
5:30 p.m.; Mass at 6:00 p.m. with Fr. Jeremy; 7:00 p.m. Dinner;
7:40 p.m. Presentation.
FRIDAY, APRIL 13: 13th annual Hammer and Nails Fundraiser,
Crow River Country Club, Hutchinson, 5:00 – 9:00 p.m. Cost is
$50.00. Event includes: cocktails, dinner, music, live auction, raffles, silent auction. Call 320-587-8868 for more information.
CATHOLIC ALASKA CRUISE: come and sail away on a 7-night
Alaska cruise with Rev. John Jamnicky on September 22 –
September 29, 2018 on Holland America’s Eurodam out of Seattle,
Washington. Ports of Call: Juneau, Cruising Glacier Bay, Sitka,
Ketchikan, Victoria, Canada and back to Seattle, WA. Prices begin at $2,364.00 for 2 passengers which includes all port fees and taxes. Daily mass offered. Deposits of only $350.00 per person will reserve your cabin. Space is limited. For more info contact Doug or Eileen at 860-399-1785 or Eileen@CatholicCruisesandTours.com.
COUNCIL OF CATHOLIC WOMEN:
Easter baskets for homebound: baskets will be ready to be picked
up after the Saturday, March 24 evening Mass and Sunday, March 25
morning Mass. If you have someone on our homebound list, please
come and get their basket.
CELL PHONE RECYCLING: 130 million cell phones are retired
in the United States each year but less than one percent of them are
recycled. We encourage you to continue to recycle your used cell
phones. The box is in the lower level of the church.
RELIGIOUS EDUCATION: Stations of the Cross: Please join our
Religious Ed students on Wednesday, March 21 as we pray the video
based Stations of the Cross. We will have two sessions – grades 1-6
will meet in the church at 6:00 p.m. and grades 7-11 will meet at
7:30 p.m. Students will be released at the conclusion of Stations.