In Your Kindness
IN YOUR KINDNESS: Please pray for the sick of our parish: Kay Larson, Jean Eidem, Dianne Mulcare, Pam Murphy, Mary Ann Carter, Mark Johnson, Evie Lausen, Helen Stock, Mark Shields, Bernice Ashfeld, and Justin Smith and family. Please remember in your prayers Michael Reardon. May his soul and all of the souls of the faithful departed rest in peace.
PLEASE NOTE : Eucharistic Adoration
Eucharistic Adoration normally held Fridays will be discontinued for the summer, starting again in the fall. Please join us Monday through Friday for morning Mass.
PARISH OFFICE NEWS
PARISH OFFICE HOURS During Jean’s absence there may be fluctuation in regular hours, due to coverage. Please call the office before stopping in to make sure someone is in to assist you.
ATTENTION ADULT CHOIR MEMBERS
Rehearsals will re-sume on Thursday evenings at the St. Austin Campus from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM, starting September 8th.
COATS FOR KIDS
COATS FOR KIDS Knights of Columbus Council #4451 will be collecting coats during September and October. There will be drop boxes at the entrances of both St. Austin’s and St. Bridget’s campuses. Please donate so many kids will keep warm this winter.
A NOTE FROM THE FAITH FORMATION DEPARTMENT
A NOTE FROM THE FAITH FORMATION DEPARTMENT Anyone interested in sharing their faith as a catechist or volunteer in our Faith Formation program this year please give Mary Majkozak a call at 612-521-7454. She can answer any questions you may have. Faith Formation Registration and classes begin on October 12, 2016
MONTHLY BLOOD PRESSURE CHECKS
MONTHLY BLOOD PRESSURE CHECKS On the second Sunday of each month following the 9:30 AM Mass, Marie Schmelz, RN, a cardiology nurse and parishioner, will be offering free blood pressure checks. This will coincide with the fellowship time, which will begin on September 11, 2016.
SOJOURNER FOOD PROJECT
SOJOURNER FOOD PROJECT. The first food distribution takes place on October 27th. In addition to your financial contribution, we also need volunteers to help with the sorting and distribution of the food at the school. It requires about two hours, four times during the school year.....from 4:00-6:00 PM. If you're able to help, contact Gerri Hare at 612-886-3527. Thank you for your generosity and consideration.
OCTOBER HEALING MASS
OCTOBER HEALING MASS Start inviting your friends and colleagues to the upcoming Healing Mass at 10:30 AM on Friday, October 21st, at the St. Austin Campus. There will be two priests, Fr. Jim Devorak and Fr. Paul Jarvis, present to administer the sacrament of the Anointing of the Sick. PLEASE NOTE: This Mass will take the place of the Anointing of the Sick on the first weekend of the month.
Senior Luncheon to follow the October Healing Mass on Friday, October 21st, at the St. Austin Campus. Please RSVP for the luncheon at the parish office: 612-529-7779. $5 per person.
HONORING THE BLESSED MOTHER
HONORING THE BLESSED MOTHER October is the month that the Church celebrates and honors the Blessed Virgin Mary for her role in salvation history. Please join fellow parishioners in honoring our Blessed Mother during the month of October by praying the Rosary before the Sunday morning Mass. Rosary will begin at 8:55 AM. Our Lady of Guadalupe (Patroness of the Americas), pray for us!
FEAST OF SAINT FRANCIS
FEAST OF SAINT FRANCIS On Tuesday October 4th at 7 PM, we will celebrate the feast of Saint Francis at the St. Austin Campus. The Secular Franciscans invite you to join in the celebration. We are one of the few Franciscan parishes remaining in the Archdiocese, so we have to do this up BIG! There will be a light reception after the 7 PM Mass of Solemnity in Brennan Hall. (Please note: there will be no 8:00 AM Mass that day.) Not only are all Franciscans welcome. Not only are all those with a love for Saint Francis and Pope Francis welcome. Everyone is welcome. Give your friends this address for their GPSes: 4050 Upton Avenue North, Minneapolis 55412