eNews: 9/12/2018

eNews: 9/12/2018

eNews: 9/12/2018

12 Sep 2018 | Posted by: chadmin

The Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults, RCIA, is for non-Catholics, Catholics who are not Confirmed, and Catholics interested in learning more about the foundation of our beliefs as Catholics. There is no obligation or expectation to join the Catholic Church. Weekly classes are on Tuesdays 6:30-8:00pm in the Parish Center banquet room. Enter through the covered drop off doors. An RSVP to Jenny Witt is welcomed but not necessary. If you have childcare needs, notify Jenny Witt in advance to reserve space for your child. For additional questions contact Father David, frdprichardson@stphils.com.

On November 10, St. Philomena School will host its 21st Annual Benefit Auction! The acquisitions committee is looking for items for both the silent and live auctions. Need ideas? We have our gift idea board where you can pick an item to donate. Scrip cards make a great item or a monetary donation for underwriting are happily accepted. All items are due by September 23 and can be dropped off in the parish or school offices, or contact Jenn Chambers at 561-719-3423 or chambers.jennL@gmail.com. Thank you for your support.

Tiny Tigers Moms’ Group Fridays, through Dec. 14, 10-11:30am (no group when there is not school). Join other mothers of young children under the age of 5 for a time to be inspired, rest, and renewed as a wife, mother, and daughter of God. Lap babies are welcome, childcare provided for children walking through age 5. We will gather in the parish center banquet room. Doors open at 9:45am. We will break at 11am to allow for PreK pick up. Contact Rhonda Parker in the parish office to register.

Meet our choir members! Watch the bulletin as we introduce you to our dedicated choir members. They’d love to get to know you and have you join them in the loft on Sundays. Contact the parish office if you’re interested or attend rehearsals on Wednesdays from 7-8:30pm in the choir loft. SAVE THE DATE: Meet our choir members and ask questions at their “Meet and Greet” on Sunday, September 23 after the 11am Mass in the parish center link.

Yoga with Trish resumes this Thursday from 6-7pm in the parish center basement. All levels are welcome.

Exciting news Scrip users. Now, you can reload your Walmart physical gift cards immediately and continue earning the same great 2.5% rebate. That means you can fill up your shopping cart, order the scrip amount you need, and use your physical gift card at checkout. Simply register the physical gift card purchased from St. Philomena and you’ll be ready to reload it whether you’re at home on shopwithscrip.com or on-the-go with our mobile website, myscripwallet.com.

Gardeners Feed the Hungry The season of fresh produce is among us, at least for those who have the lucky green thumb! Please keep the St. Andre Bessette Lunch Kitchen in mind as a recipient of your bounty. Open each Monday and Wednesday, this outreach of Catholic Charities serves more than 200 nutritious and healthy brown-bag lunches each week. Donations are always appreciated and can be accepted Tuesdays and Thursdays between 1:00-4:00pm or during the Lunch Kitchen hours on Mondays and Wednesdays between 10:30am- 1:30pm at the Bessette Center (1825 NE Adams, Peoria).