Aug 3 - Summer Baptism Preparation Session
Is your family expecting a baby or perhaps you’ve already welcomed a new family member? Parents seeking baptism for their child(ren) should attend a Baptism Preparation session to receive more information about the sacrament. The next meeting will be Monday, Aug. 3 at 6:30 p.m. It is not necessary to pre-register, but it is required that you attend this class before your child can be baptized.
If you have questions about baptism, please contact Tracy Dereszynski, Director of Adult and Family Ministry, at 377-1070, ext. 250 or send an e-mail.
Aug 5 - Youth Ministry ‘CROSS †RAINING’
Get your prayer life in shape. Like the habit of exercise, the habit of prayer is built up over time with discipline and repetition. This retreat on Wednesday, Aug. 5 from 4-8 p.m. will equip you with valuable techniques to keep your soul in shape while enjoying the natural space of our parish grounds.
Contact the Director of Youth Ministry at 377-1070, ext. 228 or send an e-mail, or stop in the gathering space after Mass to obtain a registration form.
Aug 9 - Late morning Mass to be at 11:30
On Sunday morning, August 9, the late morning Mass will be held at 11:30 a.m. This is a one-time change, so that after Mass the attendees can walk over to the new Education & Activity Center for the formal dedication of that facility with Archbishop Listecki.
Aug 9 - Dedication of Education & Activity Center
Archbishop Jerome Listecki will be at St. Francis Borgia on Sunday, Aug. 9 to formally dedicate our new Education & Activity Center! Start the day by attending Mass at 11:30 a.m. (note the change of Mass time for this day only). Then walk or drive to the new facility where the archbishop will preside at the dedication ceremony. A reception and special activities will follow the dedication. Fr. Tom has invited special people from past years at SFB to join us! It should be a memorable day full of fun and festivities. Here’s the basic schedule, with more details to be announced as we get closer to the event:
• 1:00 p.m. – Dedication Ceremony
• 2:00 p.m. – Refreshments, Music, and Tours
Aug 15 - Solemnity of the Assumption
There will be Mass at 9 a.m. at the North Church to commemorate the death of Mary and her bodily assumption into heaven, before her body could begin to decay - a foretaste of our own bodily resurrection at the end of time.
Aug 20 - Safe Environment Education Session at SFB
SFB Safe Environment Education session:
WHAT: "Protecting God's Children" initial training for Safe Environment Education
WHEN: Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015
TIME: 6 - 9 p.m.
WHERE: St. Francis Borgia North Church Hall (lower level)
All adult volunteers who work with minors must attend a three-hour facilitated Awareness Session about childhood sexual abuse and creating a safe environment.
Participants must pre-register by computer so that their session attendance can be verified and they will receive credit for fulfilling this mandatory requirement.
You may attend any session that is offered, whether at our parish or elsewhere. For more information on session dates and times and to register for a session, visit the archdiocesan website: Safeguarding All of God’s Family.
If you have any questions about this session or other safeguarding requirements, please contact our Safe Environment Coordinator, Shelly Bell, in the parish office at 262-377-1070 or send an e-mail.
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