The Knights of Columbus Spaghetti Dinner will be Saturday, March 15 from 5:00 – 7:00 pm. The cost is $6.00 for adults and $2.50 for children. Ravioli and sauce will be available for take-out also. $7.00 for 2 dozen frozen ravioli & $5.00 for a quart of sauce.
…[T]he norms on fasting are obligatory from age 18 until age 59. When fasting, a person is permitted to eat one full meal. Two smaller meals may also be taken, but not to equal a full meal. The norms concerning abstinence from meat are binding upon members of the Latin Catholic Church from age 14 onwards. From http://www.usccb.org
6:00 PM Bilingual
Ashes will only be distributed after the homily, not at the end of Mass, or at the office.
We will have Stations of the Cross every Friday evening at 6:00 PM followed by a Soup Supper provided by parish organizations.
…is Catholic Relief Services’ Lenten faith-in-action program for parishes, schools & families. Participants fast, pray, & give during Lent, following Jesus’ call to live in solidarity w/the poorest & most vulnerable.
A cardboard Rice Bowl (available in the back of the church) is the traditional tool used to collect your Lenten alms. A Calendar is provided with each cardboard Rice Bowl to provide inspiration for your Lenten journey. Daily reflections, weekly prayers, meatless recipes and stories of hope from around the world will inspire you through the 40 days of Lent.
There are Lenten issues of The Word Among Us available on the tables at the doors of the church.
Mass and the Eucharist
In order to celebrate the great feast of our redemption more fully, plan to participate in this study of “the source and summit of the Christian Life.” Beginning on March 10 Father Johnnie will offer this course based on Fr. Robert Barron’s series, Eucharist. The class will meet on four Mondays, March 10-31, from 6:30-8:00 p.m. The cost for the class is $5.00. Please bring a Bible and Cathechism. If you don’t have one, they will be available for purchase. Credit for catechists is available. If you are interested in attending, please call the office, (901) 346-2380.
Delve into the central mystery of our Faith by taking a deeper look at this most Holy Sacrament. This new, spiritual study program will give you a deeper understanding of the precious gift of Christ’s Divine Life that you can receive at each and every Mass.
Explore the Catholic belief in the Eucharist as Sacred Meal, Sacrifice and Real Presence in this multi-media study series produced by Word On Fire Catholic Ministries and hosted by Father Robert Barron. Father Barron is an acclaimed author, theologian and podcasting priest who has been called “one of the Church’s best messengers” by Cardinal Francis George, Archbishop of Chicago, and “possibly the most thoughtful and effective evangelist of culture” by George Weigel.
Please join us as we discover and celebrate what Vatican II called the “source and summit of the Christian life.”
Mondays from 6:30-8:00 p.m. March 10, 17, 24 & 31.
There will be three Masses on Ash Wednesday: 6:00 a.m., 8:15 a.m. and a bilingual Mass at 6:00 p.m. Ashes will be distributed after the homily ONLY.
Aspire Join Catholic Charities of West TN at Local on the Square on Thurs., Feb. 27, from 5-7 p.m., for the first meeting of Aspire, a group of young professionals supporting the anti-poverty work of CCWTN. The guest is Chris Wallace, Gen. Mgr., & VP of Basketball Operations for the Memphis Grizzlies. For reservations contact Alie at (901)722-4750 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
More information here: http://www.cdom.org/CatholicDiocese.php?op=Events_Young%20Adults#event_id_13899675786137