Express Announcements ~ March 9, 2014

Join us for our Lenten Soup Suppers on Fridays during Lent in the Parish Life Center from 6-7:30pm, followed by Stations of the Cross in the Church at 7:30pm in English and 8pm in Spanish.

The St. Mary Manna Food Project will collect nonperishable food items and financial donations this weekend for the Fredericksburg Area Food Bank. Volunteers will be available before and after all Masses to accept your donations.

Couples from Worldwide Marriage Encounter are available this weekend after Masses to provide details about the upcoming Marriage Encounter Weekend, to be held in Fredericksburg in April. All married couples are invited to stop by the Courtyard Meeting Room after Mass for more information.

Save the date for our Parish Lenten Mission & Forty Hours Eucharistic Devotions – March 16 through March 19. Our guest is the Very Reverend Dennis Corrado, a nationally known preacher, and we invite you to join us during Lent for this spiritually enriching program.

As part of your Lenten almsgiving, we encourage you to take a Lenten Rice Bowl for your family, to assist the poor and suffering people in 91 countries throughout the world.

Enjoy an Irish Breakfast, sponsored by the Ancient Order of Hibernians, after all the Sunday monring Masses on March 16.

SCRIP is on sale in the Parish Life Center after all Masses except Saturday 7pm and Sunday 2pm. Please use SCRIP, and a percentage of what you spend will be applied to our school.