What you need to know
Please Pray for the Sick of our Parish
May the Lord comfort them in their time of need and bless those who care for them. Please keep the following individuals in your prayers: Jo Ann Dematteo, Richard Peterson, Kent Riley, Katherine Henning, Lynn Secord, Kym Harris, Bob Schwanke, Karron Willis, Tyler Sandlin, Patricia Pichotta, Sandra Terwey, Alexandria Zborowski, Mary Franklin, and Janet Fish, Betty Tinker, Carolyn and Monica Orth, Dorothy Steinmitz and Mary Benny.
Faith Formation classes begin Oct. 10
Classes begin on October 10, 6:30pm-8:00pm, and are held at Bright Water School 51st and Fremont Ave.No.(the old Our Lady of Victory School) Please call Mary Majkozak, Director of Faith Formation, if you have any questions, 612- 529-7779
Children's Liturgy of the Word has begun
Children’s Liturgy of the Word has begun. All children pre-school through grade 2 are welcome to join. Even visitors! Children are dismissed for Breaking Open the Word with the Children’s Lectionary and return to join the community for the Liturgy of the Eucharist.
Celebrate St. Francis with Mass and Blessing of the Animals
You are invited to join the Secular Franciscans for the St. Francis of Assisi Feast Day Mass on Thursday, October 4, at 7:00 p.m. at St. Austin's and the reception that will immediately follow in Brennan Hall. Also, join us for the Blessing of Animals, Sunday, October 7th 11:30 on the Parkway! Invite your friends, neighbors and their beloved pets to meet on the corner of Dowling and Victory Memorial Drive. A gathering of all faiths! All are welcome as honor our Patron Saint of ani-mals, ecology and messengers. Spread the word!
All-Parish Meeting Set for Oct. 21
SAVE THE DATE! Plan to join us for an important ALL PARISH MEETING on Sunday, Oc-tober 21 after the 9:30 a.m. Mass in Brennan Hall. We will gather to listen to one another and share our thoughts and concerns for the parish as we move forward in the transition process. Your input is an important part of this process. If you have not yet received a survey call, please call the parish office and someone will contact you.
Bring Food Donations to Mass
REMINDER to bring your non-perishable food donations to mass. We will process our offerings forward at the beginning of the GIFT PROCES-SION and place them in baskets in the Sanctuary. If you would like to help bag and bring groceries to Sojourner Truth, please call Gerri Hare.
Women: Come Talk about the Future of our Women's Group
WOMEN'S GROUP ALL women of the parish are invited to a meeting on MONDAY, OCTOBER 1, starting at 6:30 PM, in Brennan Hall at the St. Austin campus. We will be discussing the future of our group and decide on the service projects we will sponsor. We are a vital part of the parish - between the Women's group and the Arts & Crafts group, we donated over $10,000 to the parish last year! If you want our parish to flourish and thrive, we need you to help us out! If you are unable to attend the meeting, please feel free to provide ideas and feedback to either Diane Weber @ 612-588-2630 (leave a voicemail if I don't answer right away) or Gerri Nyberg.