eNews: January 22, 2020

eNews: January 22, 2020

eNews: January 22, 2020

22 Jan 2020 | Posted by: chadmin

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

Tuition assistance scholarship grants from the endowment fund established as a result of the Diocese of Peoria ROOTED IN FAITH Campaign and named in honor of Archbishop Spalding, the first Bishop of Peoria, will be available for the 2020-2021 school year for students enrolled in or intending to enroll in grades Kindergarten through 12 in any Catholic school located in the Diocese of Peoria whose families are active members of a Catholic parish in the diocese. All grants will be based on financial need objectively assessed. Information about the grants and application materials may be obtained from any Catholic elementary or secondary school in the Diocese of Peoria or on the Diocesan website www.cdop.org under Catholic Education and then under Financial Assistance. Consult the detailed protocols and procedures and checklist for all requirements necessary to be eligible for an award.

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, go to https://www.stphils.com/church/faith-formation/women/ and complete the registration information. All are welcome at any time.

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, go to www.stphils.com/church/events/kelly-needham-memorial-blood-drive-3/ 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!

PND is coming to US on Sunday, February 9 after the 9am & 11am Masses in the parish center banquet room. Open to all families – not just junior high. Ask the questions. Meet the people. Learn about OUR Catholic High School, Peoria Notre Dame.

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

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!

Fish Fry Dinners: Fridays, Feb. 28 & Mar 13 from 5-7:30pm in the school cafeteria, enter through the gym doors. Carry-outs available, (call-ahead orders are not). Drinks & desserts sold separately.