Please have all ground decorations off of the graves at the cemetery by October 1. Please note this is an earlier deadline than previous years. Thank you! Any questions please call Betty Yetzer.
Barb Pifher extends this invitation: "I would like to concludethe Year of Mercy with a Year of MercyStudy Group on the book 33 Days ofMerciful Love by Fr. Michael Gaitley.Participant's Packet with 33 Daysof Merciful Love book is $25.00. Thispacket includes Retreat Companionworkbook, Prayer of Consecration toMerciful Love prayer card, Consecrationto Merciful Love certificate, St.Therese 5 x 7 card and a DVD. If you already have 33 Days of Merciful Love book, theParticipant's Packet is only $15.00."
If interested in joining the Year of Mercy Study Group, please stop by the parish office to register and pay. Materials will be ordered on September 26, in order to get our discount. This book is highly recommended by Fr. Chris, who is currently doing this study."
Father Chris will bless pets Sunday, October 9 at 12:30 p.m. on the lawn of Most Pure Heart of MaryParish.
Attention all 3rd - 8th grade boys and girls! We are currently in the process of signup's for CYO basketball teams. To be eligible you must be a registered parishioner of Most Pure Heart of Mary Parish, Plymouth St. Joseph Parish, or a student at St. Mary's School. If you have not received a sign up form, they are available in the back of church at Most Pure Heart of Mary or in the Bulletin Kiosk at St. Joseph. If you have any questions please contact Scott Kurtzman at 419-989-1269. Please return sign up forms to the Parish Office no later than Friday, October 14. If you are interested in coaching please contact Scott as well at your earliest convenience.
Retrouvaille provides help for marriage problems/difficulties/crises. For more information about our October 7-9 Retrouvaille Weekend program for couples, contact registration team: Joe and Arlene at 419-841-1116 or visit our website: HelpOurMarriage.com.
All you care to eat fish fry, or chicken tenders dinner, Friday, October 7, 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at 11 Heyman Drive, Attica. The dinner includes baked potato or french fries, coleslaw, apple sauce, bread and drink. Adults are $9.00 and Children $6.00.
Rehearsals begin soon! Now is a great time to join one of our music groups. Music, fun, and fellowship for all ages. Bring your instrument whether it's your voice, guitar, wind, string, percussion, or anything else. All are welcome!
The Annual Rosary Rally will be held Saturday, October 15 at noon in Roush Park, Shelby.
Children's Liturgy of the Word is held during the 10:30 am Mass, from September to May. At least two or three adult leaders are needed each week. Mothers of the children attending are asked to volunteer at least one Sunday a month. Please contact Barb Pifher.
The fun of Christmas Bazaar Candy Making is justaround the corner. We have a change in the day of theweek we will be creating these delicious treats this year.Mark your calendars so you too can join in the fun.
Tuesdays in November: November 1, 8 and 15. Candy will be made in two shifts: 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. You are welcome to show up for one or both times.
Most Pure Heart of Mary will host Kelly Croy December 11 and 12. Croy is a speaker, artist, and educator. Kelly combines a great keynote message with a live art performance. He combines the performance with a powerful musical score and then brings the art to life with computer animation. It is a unique, powerful, and entertaining experience for all. "Whether I am in the classroom, speaking on stage, writing, or creating art, my goal is to inspire people to live richer and fuller lives."
Our Advent Reconciliation Service will be held on December 11th as well. Watch the bulletin for times of both events.
To meet the needs of our local church the 2016 Annual Catholic Appeal Campaign is underway. The campaign goal is $2,800,000 and our parish goal is $25,000.
We can assure the continued existence of many important programs that help tens of thousands in our Diocese each year; education of our seminary students, care of the sick and needy are among them. Please respond generously when you are asked to make your pledge. For more information, visit the Diocesan website at ToledoDiocese.org/annual-catholic-appeal.
"The Jubilee of Mercy that Pope Francis has called, from December 8, 2015 - November 20, 2016, is an Extraordinary Jubilee. Pope Francis called this particular Extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy to direct our attention and actions "on mercy so that we may become a more effective sign of the Father's actions in our lives...a time when the witness of believers might grow stronger and more effective".
Visit the USCCB online to learn more: USCCB/jubileeofmercy.org
If you have a loved one or know of someone who is ill or in need of a pastoral visit with Father or someone from the Ministers of Care please contact the parish. The HIPPA Law prohibits hospitals from contacting the parish when someone is hospitalized. The office can be reached at 419-347-2381.