eNews: January 15, 2020

eNews: January 15, 2020

eNews: January 15, 2020

15 Jan 2020 | Posted by: chadmin

The Men’s Club will meet tonight (Wed., Jan. 15) to take down Christmas decorations. The regular meeting will follow in the banquet room. If you can help in the church, please meet in there around 5pm. Otherwise join us for the regular meeting at 6pm. Our win-a-pot drawing is up around $800. You can only win if you  are present!

All are invited to our annual school open house to celebrate Catholic Schools Week and to showcase our amazing parish school on Sunday, January 26 from 12-2pm. Open to all current families, past families, parishioners, prospective families, alumni and anyone interested in our school. Lots of interactive activities in the classrooms for everyone, chance to ask questions of office staff, teachers and other parents and have some yummy treats from our cafeteria staff. #PawsUp

Episode 3 of the Tiger Tales podcast is now live. Hear about what’s going on in our school from principal, Jack Dippold (SPS2001).

Tiny Tigers Moms’ Group (for moms of kiddos ages newborn-5) meets on Fridays from 10-11:30am. If you are new and want to join us or have questions, click here and complete the registration information. All are welcome at any time.

We offer a 13-week GriefShare grief recovery seminar on Mondays from 6:30-8pm in the St. John Paul II Library in the parish center. GriefShare is a weekly video seminar featuring some of the nation’s foremost experts on grief recovery topics. Each seminar is combined with small group discussion time to allow group participants to talk about the content of the seminar and how they are dealing with the death of their loved one. For more information or to sign up, click here. Childcare is available with advanced notice by contacting Jenny Witt at jwitt@stphils.com or 309-682-8642.

What if you were following a plan for your money that you KNEW worked? With Dave Ramsey’s class Financial Peace University, you CAN take control of your money, get out of debt, and create a plan for your future. Class meets Mondays from 6:30-8pm in the Parish Center banquet room. Childcare is available with advanced notice by contacting Jenny Witt at jwitt@stphils.com or 309-682-8642. To register for this class, click here.

St. Philomena School PTO presents the annual Trivia Night on Saturday, January 18, 2020 in the parish center banquet room. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., dinner at 6:00 p.m., trivia at 7:00 p.m. Cost is $25 per person or $200 per table. Cash bar available, provided by the St. Philomena Men’s Club. Prizes for Best Dressed Couple, Best Decorated Table, Overall Team Trivia Winner. To sign up your table click here.

Kelly Needham Memorial Blood Drive will be Sat., Feb. 22  from 8am-12pm at in the St. Philomena banquet room. To sign up to give blood, click here or contact Rhonda Parker in the parish office.

St. Philomena Parish offers a Montessori preschool for 3-year-old children, September-May, three days a week on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. We offer a program in the morning (8-11am) and afternoon (12-3pm). Join us for an Informational Parent Meeting for the 2020-21 school year on Thursday, January 30, 6:30-7:30pm in our St. Philomena Parish Center banquet room. We will overview the curriculum and schedule, provide a tour of the classroom, and distribute admission packets. No RSVP necessary.

January Dinner Out: Portillo’s; Wednesday, January 29 from 4-8pm For anyone who presents the voucher (in the Jan 26 bulletin) or mentions St. Philomena School, we’ll earn 20% back for St. Philomena School. Take a night off of cooking and celebrate Catholic School’s Week by helping us raise funds for our amazing school!

Our next Women’s Night will be Wednesday, February 19 from 7-8:30pm in the parish center. Join us for a Mardi Gras celebration!

Save the date: Men’s Club Smoker is Sunday, February 16 from 12-5pm in the school gym/cafeteria.