Youth Chili Sale

Please support our youth group as they prepare chili to sale in support of our To Gather & Grow capital campaign. Chili will be available for purchase March 3rd & March 4th following Mass. Please use the signup sheets in the narthex to indicate the number of quarts you would like to reserve. Chili – $10/quart or $25/2 Quarts

Abstinence and Fasting During Lent

The following Abstinence/Fasting regulations are observed during Lent. They are grave obligations, binding under pain of sin. So they may not be casually ignored, and doing so is a serious sin. Abstinence from meat on Ash Wednesday, all the Fridays of Lent and Good Friday (March 30) by all Catholics 15 years of age and older. Fasting on Ash Wednesday and Good Friday (March 30) by all Catholics who are 18 to 59 years of age. When fasting, a person is permitted to eat one full meal and two smaller meals which, together, would not to equal a full meal. … Continue reading

First Holy Communicants

Last week our First Communicants were presented with wooden crosses to wear as they prepare to receive their First Holy Communion on April 29, 2018. Please offer these children words of encouragement as they prepare for this Sacrament.

Second Collection This Weekend

The Collection for Black and Indian Missions in the United States will be taken at all Masses this weekend. The funds are needed for evangelization pro-grams to benefit Black and Indian communities in the United States. Together we are the Church and we help each other. Please give what you are able. If we all give a little a lot will be accomplished.

Catholic Charities East Tennessee Dinner

The 35th Annual Catholic Charities Dinner to be held on March 15,, 2018 at The Chattanooga Convention Center. This popular annual event brings together more than 300 of the region’s most passionate and dedicated members of our community for an evening of fun, fellowship and inspiration. Proceeds from this event support the Chattanooga programs of Catholic Charities of East Tennessee. The evening includes a cocktail reception beginning at 5:30 p.m., dinner at 6:30 p.m., and an opportunity to recognize the Pope Francis Service to the Poor Award recipients. For more information, contact Betty Anne at 423.826.0668 or bettyanne@ccetn.org.

Archbishop’s Annual Appeal 2018

Serving over 1,000,000 Catholics, the mission of the Archdiocese of Atlanta is to proclaim the Gospel of the Lord, and grow all of North Georgia in faith, hope, love, and service to others. Together, we are God’s hands and feet, sharing God’s compassion and mercy, and demonstrating that “Go, therefore, and make disciples.” Your gift to the 2018 Archbishop’s Annual Appeal helps makes it possible by supporting the ministerial, outreach, education, formation and discipleship work of the Archdiocese of Atlanta. Please give prayerful consideration to your level of support to help fund the essential ministries and services sup-ported by the … Continue reading

Fat Tuesday Pancake Dinner

The Young Families Ministry invites you to celebrate the start of the Lenten season with a Fat Tuesday Pancake Dinner on Tues, February 13th from 6-8pm in the Parish Hall. Tickets are $10/family and cash, checks and credit will be accepted at the door. Please RSVP before Feb. 9th HERE.  

The Chapel Has a Name!

It’s always been known as “the chapel”. Recently, however, as a means of recognizing two women who are deceased founding members of the parish, Fr. Tom began searching for a unique, proper name. After a year of considering many possibilities he decided. From now on it will be known formally and informally as “Our Lady of the Rosary Chapel”. A small brass plaque just outside Our Lady of the Rosary Chapel mentions two women, both deceased, who, besides being founding members of the parish, were well-known as daily Mass attendees until one’s death and the other’s move to Alexian Village. … Continue reading