Poor box collections for the weekends of Oct. 16 and 23 will go to the Haitian Relief Fund.
Baby Bottle Campaign runs from Oct. 16 through Thanksgiving. Take home a baby bottle and fill it with your loose change, paper money, or checks to benefit the Shady Grove Pregnancy Center.
Oct. 21 – our monthly Faith on Tap informal religion discussions in the rectory dining room at 7 PM.
Youth choir rehearsals at Noon in the church on Sundays. Next Family Mass is Nov. 5.
Bible Study Group meets 7 PM in the rectory basement on Wednesday, Nov. 2 and Nov. 16 to discuss Acts of the Apostles.
Next meeting of the Catechesis Group is Nov. 5 at 9 AM in the rectory basement meeting room.
Children are invited to design Christmas cards which will be printed up and sold. Deadline to submit artwork is November 6. Flyers with detailed information are in the gathering space of the church.
Our Bible Study Group begins again on Wednesday, September 21, at 7 PM in the rectory basement meeting room. We will be discussing Chapters 1 and 2 of the Acts of the Apostles as printed in the Ignatius Study Bible. They will meet every other Wednesday.
Announcements about our School of Religion:
- The school of religion for grades K-8 begins Sunday, Sept 18, 9:15 at Poolesville Elementary School
- An 8th Grade Parent Orientation meeting for all Confirmation candidates will be held on Sunday Sept 18, in the 8th grade class, at Poolesville Elementary School.
- A meeting of teachers and teacher assistants takes place, Monday, Sept 12th, in the Rectory Basement at 7:30 pm.
- There are new handbooks for the parents of children registered for our School of Religion. Be sure to pick one up after Mass.
- Mrs. Jocelyn Bell has assumed the position of Director of Religious Education upon the retirement of Mrs. Maggie Nightingale.