St. Mary of Vernon Parish
February 16, 2017
Welcome to St. Mary of Vernon Parish. Here are some highlights for the coming week. To read the entire bulletin, click here.
Contact your legislators for life! See the letter from Cardinal Cupich on page 2 of the bulletin for info on protesting Illinois HB 40, which would require our tax dollars to pay for abortion.
Library Cart in Narthex this Weekend! Stop by after Mass for some inspirational reading, viewing or listening!
Dress a Girl Sewing this Sunday, February 19 from 1-5 p.m. in the Parish Center. More on page 10 of the bulletin.
High School Teens & 8th Graders – Holiness is Possible event on Sunday, February 19. Begin in Church, at 6:30 pm, then move over to the PC for games. More on this & other events on page 6 of the bulletin.
Men’s Club Meeting – Monday, Feb 20 at 7 pm. Annual Bean Bag Toss Tournament. See page 9 of the bulletin.
Beloved Retreat Scheduled for March 3-4. Give yourself this gift – see article on page 5. Lots of other spiritual opportunities for Lent on pages 4 & 5 of the bulletin.
Ministers of Care are urgently needed at SMV! Training will be offered on March 11 & 18 at St. Francis de Sales (article on page 4 of the bulletin). For more information, call or email Sister Mary Barbara – 847-362-1005 or email@example.com.
Single people over 45 – see page 12 of the bulletin for a fun Mardi Gras event on Saturday, February 25 at St. Pat’s in Lake Forest.
HoopsMania Sweepstakes. Win big bucks with March Madness. More on page 10 – deadline is March 12.
Question of the week: How does gratitude help us to practice humility? (Based on the “7 Keys to Spiritual Wellness” book handed out on Christmas.)
7:00 AM | 9:00 AM | 7:00 PM
FOURTH SUNDAY:| 4:00 PM
Every fourth Sunday of the month in the SMV Day Chapel.
11:15 AM | Includes signed interpretation on the first, second and third Sundays.