eNews, December 26, 2019

eNews, December 26, 2019

eNews, December 26, 2019

26 Dec 2019 | Posted by: chadmin

Merry Christmas!

Traveling and want to find a Mass? Visit www.discovermass.com to find churches & Mass times wherever you are in the USA.

The Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God is Jan. 1 and a holy day of obligation. Mass at St. Philomena is at 5:30pm on the vigil (Dec. 31) and at 9am & 11am on Jan. 1. Times of Mass at some other local parishes can be found in the Dec. 29 bulletin.

The parish office will be closed Dec. 31 and Jan. 1. If you need to drop off something to the office, please use our secure mail drop that is accessible 24 hours a day at the covered drop off entrance.

Episode 2 of the Tiger Tales podcast can be heard by clicking here.  Hear about what’s going on in our school from principal, Jack Dippold (SPS2001).

Engaged over the holidays? Congratulations! Visit our church website to request a meeting with Father David and learn about marriage prep:

Tiny Tigers Moms’ Group (for moms of kiddos ages newborn-5) will start back up again on Friday, January 10. If you are new and want to join us or have questions, click here and complete the registration information.

The Men’s Club will meet on Wednesday, January 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!

Join us in the Parish Center toddler room as Communication Junction presents Sign and Sing StoryTime for children infant through 4 years of age. Class meets Thursdays, 8:45-9:15am. The winter session is Jan. 16-Feb. 20. We ask you to re-register (click here) even if you were in previous classes so we have an accurate headcount of who is attending.

We will offer a 13-week GriefShare grief recovery seminar beginning Mon., Jan. 13 at 6:30pm 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 prior to Jan. 10 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 begins on Mon., Jan. 13 at 6:30pm in the Parish Center banquet room. Childcare is available with advanced notice prior to Jan. 10 by contacting Jenny Witt at jwitt@stphils.com. Click here to register.