5th Sunday of Ordinary Time - World Marriage Day
February 10, 2019
5th Sunday of Ordinary Time
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Blessing of Marriages This Weekend
Sunday is World Marriage Day and we will bless all marriages at all Masses this weekend. "Love One Another" is the theme of World Marriage Day & it is the power of love that fosters unity within the couple. Make sure to attend Mass with your spouse this weekend!
A Parishioner’s Reflection on Christian Marriage
Dear friends, marriage is an entire life filled with joy, love, compassion and gentleness, as well as dark days and struggles. Throughout the journey there is hope and that hope is the belief that God created us for love. “I do,” is just the beginning of the journey.
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St. Gregory Pancake Breakfast This Sunday, February 10, 9:30am
St. Gregory’s youth would like to welcome you in the parish hall after Mass on February 10 for a FREE breakfast. Please join us!
Youth Schola Mass
Sunday February 10, 11:00 am Mass, Sacred Heart
The children will be leading worship with hymns, psalms, acclamations, antiphons and anthems. If you are interested in joining the Youth Schola (open to grades K – 9), contact Jennifer Runge, Director, at 847.6884.
Or click here to visit the web page.
Call Melissa Bagdon at the parish office with questions (553.7158)
Report of Your 2018 Donations
If you have supported our parish through envelopes, checks, or online giving, we would be happy to mail you a report of your 2018 donations for tax purposes. You can either:
Click here to complete &submit this online form
Or use one of the notices with a submission form, which can be found near the entrance of the church. Fill out the form and submit it to the office at Holy Martyrs or in the collection basket.
Special Holy Hour for the Sick
3:00pm on The World Day of the Sick, Monday February 11, Holy Martyrs
Join us to pray for your sick loved ones on this feast day. It is "a special time of prayer & sharing, of offering one's suffering." If you cannot come in person to pray, you can submit names to be added to our prayer list by
or by calling the office (847-6890). We will read the names during the Holy Hour. There will be a basket to collect your private intentions in the Chapel next to the statue of Mary.
Prayers of a Caregiver by
On Becoming Your Hands
We are your hands O Lord. Guide us to make decisions that are best for our loved ones. Help us to look beyond the seemingly endless burdens of caregiving to find joy in sharing this cross with You. Help us to know Your peace, knowing that, as Your hands, You work through us. Amen.
Sat., Feb. 9, 10:00 am, St. Gregory
Sewing ministry meets to make dresses & shorts for distribution in Africa. Sewers & fabric donations welcome. Contact Vvette Knight (
Grief Support Group
Sacred Heart, Tuesday, Feb. 12, 10am
Grief can be especially intense in the darkness of winter. Join us for a time of fellowship and caring.
St. Vincent de Paul Soup Kitchen
We will resume accepting clothing donations this weekend. Warm, clean clothing for men and women is needed and appreciated. Please, no dressy clothing. In the soup kitchen we are experiencing higher numbers of clients each day including families with small children. They are so appreciative of our generous, warm lunches and take-home food items. Thanks for all of your help. For more info regarding St. Vincent’s, please call Evelyn Pierce at 899.1784, you can leave a message.
Open Hearts Open Doors
Ministry for Special Needs
If you or anyone you know is a parent, family member or guardian of a special needs child or adult and would like to meet with others who share the same challenges and joys, please contact our ministry advocate, Suzanne Brown (
). Our parish is committed to supporting you.
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