Faith Formation

BULLETIN ANNOUNCEMENT – Religious Education Office

9 August 2020

 

CATECHISM REGISTRATION: We know that the current health situation has everyone distracted to one degree or another.  But we need you to take a moment and register your children for catechism.  We will be offering in-person AND online options so no one has a reason not to register your kids.  WE CURRENTLY HAVE only46 kids registered for in person and 25 registered for online.  There are ONLY 12 kids registered for Wednesday night!  We cannot recruit catechists if we don’t know if there will be a class!  Please help us get this program running by going to www.n-bvm.org , click on the religious education tab and go to the appropriate form to register your kids.  E-mail your completed form to [email protected]

CATECHISTS NEEDED: We are in need of catechists for the fall.  Currently we have Wednesday night filled but we still need Special First Communion, 6th grade and 1st year confirmation catechists.  We ALSO need distance learning catechists for ALL GRADES except Pre-K, 3rd, 4th and 6th.  We will be offering classes for catechist training in distance learning as we get closer to opening., Please pray about this commitment and then contact Deacon Michael at [email protected]

FIESTA:  Only one month until the Fiesta drawing!  Purchase your Fiesta raffle tickets NOW!  There are PLENTY of tickets available.  The price of tickets is $100 and you can pick them up in the office or we can mail them to you!  There are many chances to win and the grand prize will be $10,000!  Call 340-0423 and Dolores can accept payment by credit or debit card.  Of course we still take cash… Contact Deacon Michael at [email protected] if you have any questions.

CONFESSIONS: Father Nathan is still doing drive-through individual confessions at 3 pm on Saturdays. He will meet you at the Church sacristy window as you drive up.  Simply open your driver window and come to reconciliation! He also has confessions by appointment from 9-12 and from 1–3 each weekday.  Please call 340-0420 if you need an appointment.

BAPTISMS: If you have a child who needs to be baptized, contact Francesca at 340-0421 and she will arrange the time and date.

ST THERESE SCHOOL: St. Therese Catholic school is building a new cafeteria/multipurpose building on campus to create a safe, on-campus facility to help our children and our community. You can add your name to our memorial wall with a memorial tile!  Many of you or your children attended St. Therese Catholic School. Now is the time to leave a message for all to see! Memorialize your time, your family or family members! Please see the link for more details: https://polarengraving.com/sttheresecatholicschool

GOOD SHEPHERD CENTER: We are still serving our clients in every way possible.  The need is still great and we are still accepting contributions of food clothing or money.  If you know of anyone in need of help, please call the Good Shepherd Center at 234-2527  If you would like to help out financially, please go to our website: https://www.gscnm.org/ or contact Deacon Michael at 340-0421.