Express Announcements ~ October 9, 2016

Please return your Commitment Card! You are welcome to mail it in, bring it by the office, or drop it in the basket in the rear of the church. Everyone is asked to prayerfully make a commitment to living your faith by getting involved in the parish!

* The Saint Mary Choir’s Cabaret Night fundraiser, featuring lively music and silent auction is Saturday, October 15 at 7:30pm at Holy Cross Academy. Tickets are $50. Buy tickets after Mass, at the parish office or by calling Joyce O’Toole at 540-371-2365.

Saint Mary Volunteer Appreciation Dinner is 6pm, Thursday, October 20, Please RSVP no later than Monday, October 17. See invitation on page 8-9.

Parish directories have arrived! Please stop by the parish office after 2pm Monday– Friday to pick up your copy. The 2016 Parish Directories are available to those individuals and families who participated in the program.

* Please join us for our monthly Taizé Prayer Service this Monday, October 10 at 8:15pm. Now in our 9th year, we have met each month to pray for Christian unity in our community and in the world. All Christians are warmly invited; invite your friends!

* Nar-Anon Support group is now meeting on Thursdays at St. Mary at 7pm. Help is offered by sharing experiences, strengths and hopes; please continue to pray for those individuals and families, directly or indirectly, affected by addictions.

* We are pleased to announce that the Noon Mass will become included in our weekly Mass schedule effective October 3, 2016.