Express Announcements ~ 26 April, 2015

* The second collection this weekend is for the Catholic Home Missions Appeal. Please give generously and help strengthen the Church at home. Thank you and God bless you for your continued support.

*  Tickets are almost sold out! We have only three spots left. Join us on pilgrimage with our Oblate Sisters as we go to South Africa to dedicate their convent which we helped to build! We will visit the Sisters’ missions in South Africa and Namibia. For information, call Fr. Rooney or find the information on our parish website. July 14-25, 2015.

* On May 7, join us for an Interreligious Prayer Service where we hope to re-establish relationships in our community—Noon at St. George’s Episcopal Church. We will hear from Muslim, Jewish and Christian Leaders and will gather to pray in one another’s presence.

* Mark your calendars for Thursday, May 14. How does mulch and pizza sound? See page 9 for details.

* Mark your calendars: Our PARISH PICNIC will happen at Holy Cross Academy on Sunday, June 7 in the afternoon.

* SCRIP is on sale this weekend in the Parish Life Center after most Masses. Please use SCRIP and help our school.