Second Collection – Black & Indian Missions: $670.00
May the Lord bless your sacrifice.
Second Collection: There will be a Second Collection taken up at all Masses next weekend to benefit the Fair. These collections are vital to the success of our Fair and the well-being of our Parish. Please be as generous as possible.
Registration: Registration for PREP Grades 1-8, West Bank High School of Religion and Confirmation will be held the weekend of August 5th & 6th in the Gathering Room before and after all Masses. If you are a high school student entering your Junior year this is weekend for you to register to make your Confirmation in 2018.
St. Rosalie Choir: We are in the process of forming a Choir here at St. Rosalie. We would like to have as many participants as possible. Joint choir practice will be on Thursday at 6:00 p.m., however, you will be free to join the choir at whatever Mass you attend. It will not be necessary for you to attend the 10:30 Mass only, the Choir will sing at all Masses. If you are interested, contact the Parish Office at 340-1962 or Tim Cook 985-859-8467.
Parish Council Election: The St. Rosalie Pastoral Council election will take place on Saturday, September 9 and Sunday, September 10, 2017. The two-year term of Susan Hymel and Timothy Gautreau will end in September. They may choose to run for re-election. If they or you would like to run for membership on the Parish Council, please submit your name, a short biography, and a photograph to Kathy Savona, 340-7800 or 884-0696, or to the Parish Office, 340-1962. You must be a registered parishioner of St. Rosalie Parish, over the age of 18, and approved by the Pastor. Nominations will close on Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. The Parish Council meets at 6:30 p.m. in the Gathering Room on the second Tuesday of the month. Please consider offering up your time and talent to serve the Lord and our Parish.
Lamps and Flower Dedications: We have many openings for the Sanctuary Lamp to burn in memory of your loved ones. There are openings for Flowers for the months of July through December for Main Altar, $50; Offertory, $50; and Blessed Mother’s Altar, $25. Please consider that flowers can also be dedicated to a celebration of life events, not only in memorium. Recently we celebrated the 30th Anniversary of Melissa and Jay Dugas with flowers on the altar.
Sponsorships are an integral part of the Fair and its success, as well as our T-shirt sales. If you own a business or know of someone who owns a business, please consider becoming a sponsor or asking someone else to become a sponsor. We are taking orders for the official Fair T-Shirt. Forms to order T-Shirts are available on the website, www.strosalieparish.com and also at the entrances to the church. Deadline to order T-shirts isAugust 18, 2017. Sponsorship for T-shirts must also be in by August 18th.
Plant Booth: The Men’s Club is asking that all of those with “green thumbs” please consider growing plants for the booth. If we can get plants grown by our parishioners we will not have to purchase as many plants. If you are able to donate plants to the booth, please call Steve Rotolo at 259-4381 or Tom Lingoni at 347-2597.
Novelty Booth:We are in need of items for the Novelty Booth. Please bring all donations of new items only for the Novelty Booth to the Parish Center. We ask that you do not bring broken or old, unwanted, and discarded items as donations. Please consider that these items are intended to be prizes won by our visitors when they spend their money to play our games. They do not want to win broken, old items. Our aim is to make their experience at our Fair a pleasant one, resulting in good publicity and return visits.
PRAYERS FOR THE LIVING:Fr. John DiFiore, Grayson Hernandez, and Rep. Steve Scalise, June Punch.